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“To the Avery family you have our most sincere thoughts of love and sympathy on the loss of your beloved Tommy. We will keep you all in prayer. ...Read More »
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“Cousin Tommy I know you're my cousin, but your were more than that to me you was like my a big brother to me the one I never had. When my dad rest in...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Ronald Hills

“Cuz I am going to miss you. I enjoyed those surprise calls just to say hello. Life is too short and the last time I was in the city I did not get a...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Ken Hills

“It is so hard to believe that he is no longer physically here. He was so wise and a friend to everyone he met. He always made me laugh. No one can...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Glenda Hines (Mark)


Tommy C. Avery, 63, of Gwinn passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, May 6, 2017. Tommy was born on February 25, 1954, in Belzoni, MS, a son of Randolph and Alma (Wilson) Avery. He grew up in Milwaukee, WI, and graduated from Rufus King High School. Tommy married the former Cheryl L. Aderman on May 20, 1996 at the Lake Superior Christian Church in Sands, MI. He worked at various grocery stores as a butcher. Tommy had a love for the Upper Peninsula and considered Gwinn to be his home. Tommy was a member of the Lake Superior Christian Church. He was an avid fisherman, loved cooking and barbequing and loved pets, especially big dogs. Most of all Tommy had a big heart for his family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 20 years, Cheryl Avery of Gwinn; children, Eric Juchemich (Karen) of Mound, MN, Trevor Juchemich (Hena) of Baton Rouge, LA and Geri (Christopher) Teasley of Milwaukee; four grandchildren; his mother, Alma Avery of Milwaukee; brothers, Michael (Ursula) Avery, Marvin Avery, Mark Avery (Glenda) and Dwayne Avery, all of Milwaukee; his favorite sister, Laura Young, and his ‘My Guy,” Russell Young; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; as well as many wonderful friends; he also leaves behind three cats, Shadow, Little Lucky and Cali. Tommy was preceded in death by his father, Randolph Avery. A celebration of Tommy’s life will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the Canale Gwinn Funeral Home in Gwinn from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. The Canale Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories of Tommy may be shared at canalefuneral.com