Mrs. S. C. Avery


(October 5, 1888-March 1, 1970)


NORWOOD--Mrs. Grace D. Avery, 81, wife of S. C. Avery, Norwood, died Sunday morning Mar. 1, 1970 at the Potsdam Hospital where she has been a patient the past seven weeks.

Funeral services will be held at the Buck Funeral Home, Norwood, at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon with the Rev. M. Russell Lee, pastor of the Norwood United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be made in Riverside Cemetery in the spring.

Surviving are the husband and two daughters, Mrs. Ardis Gamache, Ogdensburg, and Mrs. Edward (Elaine) Roach, Allentown, Pa.; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Avery was born in Norfolk, Oct. 5, 1888, a daughter of John and Caroline Allen. She and Mr. Avery were married Sept. 30, 1908.

They have made their home at 16 Park St., Norwood since that time. Mr. Avery is a retired railroad conductor.

Mrs. Avery was a member of the Norwood United Methodist Church.


(From the Pauline Deshaies collection).