AVIS, Frederick W. “Fred” resident of Wilmot Creek, C.D. WWII veteran, member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 178 Bowmanville. Passed quietly on Sunday September 27th at the age of 94 at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville. Beloved husband of the late Irene Avis (nee: Stephenson). Dear father of Margery Avis and her husband Richard Pellow of Uxbridge. Survived by siblings Daphne Carty, and Kathy (Stan Greene) . Brother of the late Norman (Esmé) and the late Victor C. (Jean Hall). Remembered by sister-in-law Gerry Stephenson, cousins and family of Stephenson and Avis family. Fred will be deeply missed by all who knew him. The family would like to extend a warm thank you to the PSW’s of Durham Community Care as well as Lakeridge Health Bowmanville for their continued care and compassion. A special thank you to Deb Russell, a dearest friend and care giver. Friends and family are welcome to gather at NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME 386 Mill St. S., Newcastle 905-987-3964 on Friday October 2nd from 2:00 pm until the time of service in our chapel at 3:00 pm. Cremation to follow. Interment of the urn will take place at Resthaven Memorial Gardens on Friday October 9th at 11:00 am. If so desired memorial donations may be made to Community Care Durham.