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Obituary for Wilfred James “Jim†AVEY

Wilfred James “Jim” ~ Peacefully, with his wife by his side, on Saturday, June 9, 2018, in his 81st year, Jim Avey. Beloved hsuband of 56 years to Edith (nee Becker). Loving father to daddy's little girl Ruthann and Bill Roberts; of Burgessville, Cecil and Kim Avey; of Mount Elgin and Micheal Avey; of Norwich.
Cherished by his grandchildren Matt and Amanda Roberts, Colin Roberts (Mel Butyn), Jonathan and Megan Avey, Andrew and Chelsie Avey, Aaron Avey, and great-grandchildren Alannah Roberts, Ella, Lauren, Madilyn, Elyssa and Hannah Avey. Jim is survived by his sisters Shirley and Keith Gear, Marilyn and Harvey Murray and Karen and Bob Aiken. Jim will be dearly missed by his brothers-in-law Stan and Eileen Hess, sister-in-law Audrey Zaiser, Charles and Jan Becker, Don Thompson, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister Joan Thompson, sister-in-law Helen Hess and brother-in-law Harold Zaiser.
Jim was an employee of the Norwich Township from 1973-1994. He and Edith were the owner, operators of the Avey greenhouse for over 40 years.
Family and friends were received at the ARN-LOCKIE FUNERAL HOME, 45 Main Street West, Norwich, ON 519-863-3020, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm and Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the Norwich United Church, 80 Main Street West, from 10-11 am. Funeral service was held at the Church at 11 am. Reverend Lola Mather-Dyer to officiate. Reception to follow. Interment at the New Dundee Cemetery. Donations in memory of Jim, may be made to the Alzheimer Society, Canadian Cancer Society or the Epilepsy Foundation.

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