A Mass of Christian Burial for Vivian (Chapin) Avril, age 91, of Painesville will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, September 5, 2020 at St. Bede The Venerable Catholic Church, 9114 Lakeshore Blvd, Mentor with Rev. Timothy J. Plavac officiating. Family and friends will be received Friday 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Avenue, Painesville.
Vivian was born May 15,1929 in Cleveland to Joseph and Lillian (Brasington) Chapin. She passed away August 30, 2020 in Painesville.
She was a dedicated homemaker. She married Anthony Avril on May 7, 1954. Vivian loved to go shopping, taking rides in the car, going out to eat, and spending time with her loving family and friends. Her bucket list included, riding a motorcycle, a hot air balloon excursion and going to Hawaii, which she did with her daughters and her best friend Donna Trowbridge in 2010.
Vivian is survived by her children; Joseph (Pamela) Avril of Canton, Ohio, John (Emi) Avril of St. Mary’s, GA., Phillip (Jan) Avril of Eastlake, Maggie Kimble of Painesville, Patricia Hunter of Akron, and Linda Avril of Wilmington, NC; grandchildren, Jeff, Tim, Josh, Anthony, Michael, Nicole, Tina, Ronnie, Nicholas, Jessica, Noah, Shala, Alisha and Anthony. and 17 great grandchildren; and son-in-law, Harold Farley.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister, Lorraine McCarthy; brothers, Joseph Chapin and Matthew Chapin and her daughter, Lillian Rini.
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