Avona K. Caron, age 71, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Avona K. Caron, age 71, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 in Jacksonville, Fla. Funeral services were held on September 12, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home in Orange Park, Fla. with Pastor Dave Winter officiating. Interment was at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.
Avona Karen Caron was born on January 1, 1942 in Sleepy Eye to George and Velma (Murphy) Hansen. She graduated from Sleepy Eye Public High School in 1959 and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She married Edward N. Caron on May 28, 1970 and they lived in Clay County Florida for over 35 years. She was a member of Advent Lutheran Church in Orange Park, Florida. Edward (Ted) Caron passed away on December 23, 2012.
She is survived by step-children, sons, Michael David Caron (Alesia) and Michael Paul Caron (Tracy) and daughters, Paula Stone (Barry), Pamela McGuire (John), Deborah Cleyman (Kirk), and Denise Ripley (Stewart); sister, Nancy Haala (Thomas); 16 step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Velma; brother, Dennis in infancy; and husband, Edward (Ted) Caron; along with many aunts, uncles and cousins.