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Avalon

(ăv`əlŏn), in Celtic mythology, the blissful otherworld of the dead. In medieval romance it was the island to which the mortally wounded King Arthur was taken, and from which it was expected he would someday return. Avalon is often identified with GlastonburyGlastonbury
, town (1991 pop. 6,751), Somerset, SW England. It has a leather industry, but Glastonbury is famous for its religious associations and many legends. One legend tells that St. Joseph of Arimathea founded the first Christian church in England there.
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 in Somerset, England.

Avalon

the blissful otherworld of the dead. [Celtic Myth.: NCE, 194]
See: Heaven

Avalon

island where dead King Arthur was carried. [Arth. Legend and Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur; Idylls of the King; The Once and Future King]
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Afallon is Welsh for 'blissful place', and we are confident that through co-working and democracy, our new community will be.
Plethdorch y teulu yn unig, derbynnir cyfraniadau os dymuner tuag at 'Parkinsons UK'trwy law yr Ymgymerwr Angladdau Maldwyn Lewis, Afallon, Penrhiw-pal, Rhydlewis, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 5QH Ffon 01239 851005.
Donations in lieu gratefully received if desired towards Wales Air Ambulance c/o Mr Mark Lewis, 1, Maes Afallon, Penegoes, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8BP.
Kentigern Hospice after a short illness, aged 83 years of Afallon Cottages, Princess Road, Rhuddlan.
Yn dawel, yng ngofal serchog ei deulu yn ei gartref, Afallon, 13 Mor Awel, Pen-y-groes, yn dilyn brwydr ddewr a ddioddefodd gydag urddas a dewrder, yn 55 mlwydd oed.
Plethdorch y teulu yn unig, derbynnir cyfraniadau os dymuner tuag at 'Diabetes UK Cymru' trwy law yr Ymgymerwr Angladdau Maldwyn Lewis, Afallon, Penrhiw-pal, Rhydlewis, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 5QH Ffon 01239 851005.
Dyna sut y daeth Bryniau Bro Afallon, Gee Ceffyl Bach ac eraill i fodloaeth.
Derbynnir os dymuner gyfraniadau er budd ymchwil dementia (sieciau yn daladwy i 'Alzheimers Society') trwy law yr Ymgymerwr Angladdau Maldwyn Lewis, Afallon, Penrhiw-pal, Rhydlewis, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 5QH Ffon 01239 851005.
Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at his home, Afallon, 13 Mor Awel, Pen-y-groes, following a long illness borne with great courage and dignity, aged 55 years.
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Family floral tribute only, donations in memory if desired towards 'Sepsis Foundation' or 'Athritis Research UK' c/o the Funeral Director Maldwyn Lewis, Afallon, Penrhiw-pal, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 5QH.
Family flowers only but donations in his memory gratefully accepted towards the Cardiac Monitoring Unit at Bronglais Hospital c/o Dai Alun Jones, Afallon, 107 Maesceinion, Waunfawr, Aberystwyth, SY23 3QQ.