Carol C. Fleming, 94, Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN, NY — Carol C. Fleming, 94, died peacefully Sunday, March 1, 2020, at the Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility.

Born May 27, 1925, in Watertown, NY, the daughter of the late Edward W. & Marjorie A. (Patrick) Clarke, she graduated in 1944 from Watertown High School.  She later attended Cazenovia Junior College.

Carol was employed as a secretary for Ryan Plumbing & Heating, Co. Inc., located in Watertown and she was also a secretary for Equitable Life Assurance Society & Company.

Carol was married to Richard T. Fleming on Dec. 2, 1951, at the First Presbyterian Church in Watertown. The couple operated their own dairy farm at the end of Grove Street in Copenhagen for several years. Mr. Fleming died in 1987. Carol was a devoted loving wife and mother of four children.

She is survived by her children; Marion (Alan) O’Driscoll, Horseheads, NY; Joanne (Randolph) Charles, Orlean, VA; Patricia (Andy) Nelson, Martinsville, IN; and Eric R. (Tammy) Fleming, Copenhagen, NY; a brother, Philip W. Clarke, Montclair, NJ. She is also survived by seven grandchildren; Erin (O’Driscoll) Blauvelt, Meghan (O’Driscoll) Adams, Frances (Bishop) Morris, Leigh (Jenny) Nelson, Richard Fleming, and Kristin Fleming and seven great-granddaughters. She is also survived by a cousin, Steve Hardy, Malone, NY.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and was involved with Meals on Wheels program in the Copenhagen area.

She was also an active member of the River of Life Fellowship, Copenhagen, NY.

There will be a memorial service held at 2 p.m. March 7, 2020, at the River of Life Fellowship, located on the Number Three Road in Copenhagen, with Pastor George Gray officiating. A light reception will follow the service. A private burial will be held in the spring in the Brookside Cemetery in Watertown.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made online at to the Haiti Fund. Please checks payable to the of River of Life, P.O. Box 397 Copenhagen, NY 13626. Please list on the memo line “Haiti Fund”.

Arrangements are being handled by Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

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