Christine ( Tina) Arlin Small Avery
October 8, 1920 – June 23, 2016
Woodstock, NH- Christine (Tina) Arlin Small Avery, 95, of Woodstock passed away at Littleton Regional Healthcare with family by her side Thursday, June 23, 2016 on the birthday of her late beloved husband Newt. Tina, born in Northwood, grew up in Pittsfield, one of 13 children born to John and Florence Small. She will be fondly remembered for her hospitality and giving nature, her spunk, humour and lively spirit. Tina was known far and wide for her delicious pies.
Tina was predeceased by her husband Newt Avery, her second husband Davis R. Clark, her parents John and Florence (Arlin) Small, brothers Gardner, Lawrence, George and Elliot Small, and her sisters Marjorie Fulton, Barbara Wyman, Shirley Noyes, Virginia DeLisle, Jo Ann Mogensen and Elizabeth Ascani and her granddaughter Kerry Lynn Higgins, son-in-law Bryce Higgins, family and friends. Lovingly survived by her sisters Rachel Wade and NancyAnderson. Deeply loved by her children Sharon Higgins, Brian Avery and his wife Tita, and Kathleen Vsetecka and her husband William. Adored by her grandchildren Laura and Graham Higgins, Kristine (Vsetecka) Malingowski, Darin and Timothy Vsetecka, and Samuel Avery Castillo and Christine (Avery Castillo) de Alvarez and by her great-grandchildren Melissa, Emily, Ian, Avery and Claire Malingowski, Cooper Thorne, Raina DeStefano and Max and Camilla Avery.
Visiting hours are from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Monday, June 27, 2016 at the Pemi Valley Church, 1091 Daniel Webster Highway (US Rt. 3), Woodstock, NH 03293.
A memorial service and reception will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, June 28, 2016, also at the Pemi Valley Church.