Ledyard- James L. Fleck, 89, of Robin Lane, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the Groton Regency.
James was born December 4, 1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of the late William and Maryanne Fleck.
He married Viora M. Johndro May 9, 1944 in St. Petersburg, FL. She passed away July 30, 2005.
He served in the United States Army Air Force and was a Veteran of World War II and Korea. He was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 1963.
He had worked at Electric Boat for 23 years in inventory and supply, retiring in 1986.
He was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Gales Ferry where he served as an usher and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Ledyard Senior Center and the Tuckerbung Club. He loved to play cards and cribbage.
He is survived by his daughters Cheryl Langanke of Florida, Patricia Hurd of Ledyard, and Jackie Whelan of Pawcatuck, by 5 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren and by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Benedict and Edward Fleck.
Funeral services will be private for the family.
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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in James Fleck's memory may be made to VITAS Community Connection, c/o VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 628 Hebron Avenue, Suite 300, Glastonbury, CT 06033.
The Church and Allen Funeral Home, 136 Sachem St. Norwich is entrusted with arrangements.