Margaret A. Avon, 96, of New Philadelphia died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Schoenbrunn Health Care at New Philadelphia following a period of declining health.
A daughter of the late Harry William and Ester (Busby) Stephen, Margaret was born May 25, 1916 at Adena, Ohio.
Margaret was a member of First Christian Church at New Philadelphia and she enjoyed crocheting and sewing.
She is survived by her sons, William Eugene (Sandy) Avon of Uhrichsville and David (Nannette) Avon of New Philadelphia; her grandchildren, Robert (Amy) Avon, Scott Avon, Connie (Scott) Beckley, Timothy (Lisa) Avon, Kristi (Steve) Salapack, David “DJ” (Stacey) Avon and Michael Avon and her great grandchildren, Taryn, Rehgan, Justin and Jayden Avon, Tyler, Brooke and Breanna Beckley, Bryce and Paige Avon, Gage and Tenley Jaberg, Kyle, Kourtney and Kara Salapack and James “Jim” Avon.
The family will receive friends on Friday, January 18, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A funeral service celebrating Margaret’s life will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Jim Borton officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery near Hopedale, Ohio.
Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Margaret by visiting the funeral home website.
Contributions may be made in Margaret’s memory to First Christian Church, P.O. Box 474, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.
Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory