Marian Martha Averill
June 16, 1917 – March 9, 2017
Marion Martha Averill, age 99, of Geneva passed away March 9 at Geneva Village.
She was born June 16, 1917 in Painesville, the daughter of Pearl (Warren) and Charles Averill.
Marion graduated from Geneva High School in 1936. In 1926, at age 10, Marion helped her father drive the family milk cows down Route 20 from Blackmore Road in Perry to their new farm near Betty’s Motel in Geneva Township. As an only child, she helped her father in the Averill Dairy Farm, which included delivering milk to area homes.
Marion was a charter member of The United Church where she served on the clothing board. She also served for many years as a Deaconess where she was in charge of many of the church fellowship and funeral meals.
Marion was preceded in death by her parents and 15 Averill cousins.
The Behm Family Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Final Resting Place will be Evergreen Cemetery in Painesville.
Contributions may be made in Marion’s name to Geneva Public Library, 860 Sherman Street, Geneva, OH 44041.