Avery, Margaret Elizabeth, Saginaw, MI, Formerly of Hillman, Michigan


Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Monday, July 18, 2011 at Hoyt Nursing and Rehab Centre. Age 85 years. The daughter of the late Leo and Nellie (Taylor) Roll, Margaret was born September 18, 1925 in Royal Oak Michigan. She was married to Roy J. Avery on June 22, 1946. He predeceased her August 9, 1998. Margaret was a past member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Hillman, Michigan and an avid quilter and instructor of quilting. Surviving are three daughters and four sons, Patricia A. (Lou) Pillot, Carol L. (Mike) Zupan, Arthur L. (Louise) Avery, Steve L. (Mary) Avery, Roy E. (Patricia) Avery, Dr. Marc D. Avery, Margaret E. (Mark) Devers; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; her brother, Donald (Wilma) Roll; several nieces and nephews. Margaret was preceded in death by her brother, Clarence Roll. The Avery Family would like to extend a special thank you to the Hoyt Nursing Home staff for the love and compassion they have given. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. James Carlson will officiate. A private burial will take place in St. Augustine Cemetery, Hillman, Michigan. Friends may call at the church where the family will be present on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, Saginaw, Michigan. www.snowfuneralhome.net