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Edwin G. Avery, Jr.

August 12, 1937 ~ December 1, 2021 (age 84)


Edwin G. Avery, Jr , 84, passed away on December 1, 2021 in Cheyenne, WY.   

Ed was born In Providence, RI on August 12, 1937 and was the eldest son of the late Edwin G. Avery Sr and the late Evelyn A. (Londry) Avery.  Ed grew up in Cranston, RI and lived most of his adult life in Warwick, RI.  He also resided in South Florida for several years prior to retiring to Cheyenne, WY.  Ed served in many civic organizations throughout his career. He served on the Warwick Board of Public Safety; Warwick Police and Fire Committees; Board of Directors of the Boca Raton Rotary Club.  In Cheyenne, WY, in retirement he served on the Mayor’s Council for People with Disabilities;  Wyoming Senior Companions; Parish Council of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of St. Mary’s;  and The Cheyenne Housing Authority.

Ed’s professional career consisted of:  GMAC, RI; Citizen’s Bank, AVP; Catholic Foundation of RI, Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence; Dominican Friars Guild, Director of Planned Giving, NY; J&W University, Assistant Professor and Administrator.  Founder and CEO of NE Health Food Co., RI and Real Estate Broker Ft. Lauderdale.  


Ed is survived by siblings, Dennis A  Avery of Albuquerque, NM, Gregory W Avery of Largo, FL,  and Shirley A Cicero of FL;  daughter, Shelley P Flaherty, of RI; son, Edwin G Avery IV, MD of OH; and granddaughters, Rose and Hope Flaherty and Sophia and  Edwin G. Avery V .

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Richard Avery and Catherine Holda.

A Funeral Liturgy will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 6, 2021 at St. Mary’s Cathedral.  Services are under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home and condolences ay be offered at

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Funeral Liturgy
December 6, 2021

10:30 AM
St. Mary's Cathedral
100 West 21st Street
Cheyenne, WY 82001

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