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Helen Avery (Lyon)

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Birthplace: Ledyard, Cayuga County, New York, United States
Death: Died in Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Oak Glen Cemetery, Aurora, Cayuga County, New York, United States
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Wife of Alan Ward Avery

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UNION SPRINGS - Helen Lyon Avery, 87, of Union Springs, died Friday, May 28, 2010, in Auburn Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Helen was born in Ledyard, on Jan. 13, 1923, and was the daughter of the late Lyman White Lyon and Helen Brancroft Lyon. She was a graduate of Cayuga Lake Academy, Aurora, 'Class of 1938,' the Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, 'Class of 1939,' and the Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., where she received her bachelor's degree in English. She was employed by Wells College in Aurora as a library assistant until her retirement. She is survived by one son, Alan Ward Avery Jr. and his wife, Kathleen, of Toms River, N.J.; three daughters, Deborah King Avery Guenther and her husband, Wayne, of Batavia; Elizabeth DeBois Avery Haus and her husband, John, of Binghamton; and Abby Lyon Avery Stone and her husband, Garry, of Attica; seven grandchildren, A. J. Guenther and his wife, Bridget, Emily Guenther, Nathan Haus, Kate Haus, Benjamin Stone, Christopher Stone, and James Stone; one great-grandson, Riley Daniel Guenther; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and three brothers, Helen was predeceased by her husband, Alan Ward Avery Sr. on Jan. 10, 1981. At Helen's request there will be no calling hours and private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Oak Glen Cemetery in Aurora. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Springport Free Library, Union Springs, NY 13160; Finger Lakes SPCA of CNY, 41 York St., Auburn, NY 13021, or the Finger Lakes Land Trust, 202 E. Court St., Ithaca, NY 14850. Shakelton Funeral Home of Aurora is in charge of arrangements. To send a message to the family, sign our guest book at www.auburnpub.com and click on obituaries

Published in The (Auburn, NY) Citizen from May 30 to June 2, 2010

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Helen Avery's Timeline

1923
January 13, 1923
Ledyard, Cayuga County, New York, United States
2010
May 28, 2010
Age 87
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States
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Aurora, Cayuga County, New York, United States