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Norman Vincent Avery


Norman Vincent Avery

Peacefully, with his family at his side, Norman Vincent Avery, of Charlottetown, aged 72, passed away at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on May 21, 2023.  

   Norman was born an islander but spent many wonderful years working and raising a family in Moncton, New Brunswick. He was employed by Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan in Sussex, NB for over 25 years.  Additionally, he owned and operated an electrical contracting business in Moncton.  He was an advocate for workplace safety and the wellbeing of his co-workers.  Norman was a volunteer with NB wheelchair rugby, enjoyed hockey and was a car enthusiast.  He enjoyed traveling, food, music and playing a good practical joke.  He was a helpful neighbor and proud of the accomplishments of his loved ones.  He returned home to spend his last few years on the island. 

   Beloved husband of Marion (Duffy) Avery and dear father of Chandra Avery (Matthew Roach) and Patrick Avery (Erin). Proud "Poppy" of Jenna Roach, Ella Roach and Alfie Avery.  

   Norman will be lovingly remembered by his siblings; Aletha Mullally (Richard dec.), Barb Boudreau (Dennis), Nora Maltais (Claude), Martin Avery (Earla), Donald Avery (Catherine), Robert Avery, John Avery (Betty), Marie Duncan (Rick dec.), Kent Avery (Terry), Michael Avery (Theresa), and Theresa McPhee (Frank dec.). He will also be sadly missed by his sisters-in-law; Freda Avery and Donna Gay (Lorne dec.), as well as his brother-in-law; Jack (Lynn) Duffy, and many, many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

  Norman was also predeceased by his parents; Ernest and Elizabeth (Rose) Avery, his parents-in-law; Earl and Vera Duffy and his brother; Brian Avery. 

 Always a kind, gentle and caring husband, father, grand-father, brother, uncle, and friend, he will be dearly missed. 

  Resting at Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home. Visitation Thursday, May 25, from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, May 26, from St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Fort Augustus, PE at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow in the St. Patrick’s Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation.  

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Service Date
Friday, May 26, 2023
Service Time
10:30 a.m.
Service Location
St. Patricks Catholic Church, Fort Augustus

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Visitation Time
2-4 and 7-9
Visitation Location
Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home

Burial Location
St. Patricks Catholic Cemetery, Fort Augustus

Requested Charity
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation