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Marjorie F. Avery

November 14, 1926 — June 29, 2019

June 29, 2019

Marjorie F. Avery, 92 of Falls passed away Saturday evening in the Residential Hospice Inpatient Unit of Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Forty-Fort she was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Bolton VanBuskirk. She was a graduate of the Forty-Fort High School Class of 1945. Prior to her retirement she was a truck broker for the family business.

Preceding her in death was her first husband Walter Frantz and second husband Calvin Avery, sisters Helen VanBuskirk and Jane Cheskiewicz and brother, Frank VanBuskirk.

Surviving is her daughter Debbie Watson and her husband Jeff, Atlantic,VA; son; Bernard VanBuskirk Sr., Falls; grandsons; Bernard VanBuskirk Jr. and his wife Maria, Berlin,CT; Brian VanBuskirk and his wife Kim, Trussville, AL; Jeffrey Watson Jr., Atlantic,VA.; great grandsons; Sonny VanBuskirk, Christian Hummer and Cameron VanBuskirk; 14 nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11am in the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming with the Rev. Laura Lewis of the Wyoming Presbyterian Church officiating.

Interment will be in the Mountain View Cemetery, Harding, PA.

Friends may call Wednesday 10-11am in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Lake Winola Fire Company, 1204 State Route 307, Lake Winola, PA 18625.

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