OBITUARY

Frederick H. Avery Jr.

April 4, 1957January 1, 2013

Uncasville- Frederick Harrison “Fred” Avery Jr., of Rte 163, passed away January 1, 2013 at the Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.

Fred was born April 4, 1957 in Hartford, the son of Catherine Plumstead Avery and the late Frederick Harrison Avery Sr.

He was a graduate of Montville High School. He was employed for 31 years as a heavy machine operator for the Town of Montville.

He married Pamela Bonanno November 17, 2011 in Salem CT. She survives him.

Fred was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and enjoyed riding his quad. He was a true woodsman. But more than anything else, he loved his wife Pamela with all of his heart.

In addition to his loving wife Pamela, he is survived by his mother Catherine Avery, son Robert Avery, brother Mike Avery and partner Sheryl, sisters Michele, Victoria and her husband John, step-children Jimmy, Katie and Jon, grandson Harrison Avery, Aunt Gen, Cousin Kay and by many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and coworkers. Fred’s family would like to extend a special thanks to all of his friends that provided love and support throughout his courageous fight.

Calling hours will be held at the Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen on Friday evening from 4 to 6 pm.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Frederick Harrison Avery Jr. to support cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift.

To leave a message of condolence for Fred’s family, please visit his memorial at www.montvillefuneralhome.com

The Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen, 53 New London Turnpike, Uncasville, is entrusted with arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 4, 2013
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Frederick H. Avery Jr.

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January 10, 2013

Pam we are thinking of you during these difficult times. please accept our condolences for your great loss.
Dawn Rayner and all the ladies at Citizens Bank Montville

Len and DIana Heavenor

January 9, 2013

To Pam and the Avery family. We are so sorry to hear of Fred's passing. It seems that we were just asking about him and you telling us of the treatments that he was going through. You are in our thoughts and prayer and please know that he is in a better place.

Patty Kovalik-Krajewski

January 9, 2013

I'm so sorry to hear about Fred. I knew him from when he worked for the Town of Montville. Years ago, he would come into The Corners Edge every day for coffee and good conversation and was always joking about something! He will be missed with good times remembered! Rest in peace Fred! ?

January 8, 2013

Dear Catherine,
I was sorry to learn that you lost your son Fred. Marry Loomis Lamb sent The Day article to me. Sincere sympathy to you and your family, and to Gen.

Your long time friend,

Betty Thompson

Jane Barry

January 7, 2013

Dear Avery Family,

Words cannot express the sympathy we feel for your loss. It seems God takes the good ones early. I am sure Fred and Uncle Cappy were there to welcome him. Our prayers are with all of you during this time of great sorrow. Tim and Jane Barry

Kevin Brown

January 7, 2013

To Pam,Jimmy,Katie and the Avery Family. I am so sorry for your loss of such a good man with a good heart.I've known Freddie for many years and there wasn't a time when he couldn't make you laugh or bring a smile to your face.May these fond memories carry you through the days ahead.You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Kevin Brown

January 7, 2013

To Pam,Jimmy,Katie and the Avery family . I am so sorry for your loss of such a good man with a good heart.I've known Freddie for many years and there wasn't a time I would see him when he couldn't make you laugh or bring a smile to your face.May these memories help you through the days ahead.You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Carol Rioux-Spencer

January 7, 2013

To The Avery Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. I've known Fred for a long time. My prayers go out to you all.

Cathy Barry

January 7, 2013

To the Avery family, There are countless memories of Fred and his entertaining sense of humor. I lived and worked in Montville most of my life and Freddie was one of a kind. Our children even played together years ago. My sincere condolences go out to you.

Valerie Dole

January 6, 2013

To the Avery Family, My condolences goes to your family.. Fred was a trip. Could always give out the laughs. He even turned bad situtations into a joke to make you feel better..