Dorothy Elizabeth Miller Fleming
On Dec. 20, 2012, the heavens rejoiced in welcoming Dorothy Fleming to God’s eternal celebration. She brought her beautiful alto voice to the heavenly choir, her tremendous skill in teaching small children to the heavenly nursery and her wonderful talents in art and crafts to creating murals and providing worshipful presentations to God’s heavenly temple.
“Dottie” was born on Dec. 30, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pa. and grew up in the East Greenville, Pa., area. She graduated from Upper Perkiomen High School in 1956 and worked as a nursing assistant at the Allentown Hospital prior to joining the military. Dorothy proudly served in the United States Air Force at heesler AFB as a surgical nurse technician. While serving at heesler, she attended Trinity Baptist Church and met a stunning young airman who stole her heart and soon thereafter wedding bells rang.
Dorothy, “Dot,” was the beloved wife of James “Jim” Fleming, of Gulfport, Miss., for 54 years; and the loving mother of Laura Rhoades and her husband, 0LNH, RI )DLUfiHOG, 3D., 6WDn Fleming and his wife, Denise, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Cindy Cannette and her husband, Larry, of Elkridge, Md. She was known as “kana” to eight grandchildren — April, Shannon, kathan, Melissa, Matt, Megan, Jennifer and Aimee. She was “Greatkana” to nine great-grandchildren with two more soon to be born. “Dottie” was also sister to Faith Schantz and her husband, Richard, of Harleysville, Pa.; and cousin to Marianne Miller, of East Greenville, Pa. She was preceded into heaven by her parents, Isaac and Dorothy Miller; an infant brother, John; and her granddaughter, Gabrielle Fleming.
Dorothy, affectionately known as “Miss Dot,” was a member of Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Gulfport where she provided years of service in children’s church programs, sacation Bible Schools, Sunday schools and adult choirs. In addition, she served as a preschool and kindergarten teacher at Trinity Baptist Church hindergarten. Dorothy also later worked as a nursing assistant at the seteran’s Administration Hospital in Biloxi for several years.
Although her presence and talents will be greatly missed here on this earth, her legacy of love and service will be carried on in the hearts and lives of all those who learned through her example, who grew through her teaching and who were touched in very meaningful ways through her involvement, encour- agement and support their lives.
The Fleming family would like to express their deepest appreciation to the compassionate staff of Stone County Hospital in Wiggins, Miss., who provided very loving care to DRURWKy GuULnJ KHU finDO week here on this earth. They would also like to thank her friends and caregivers at the CHF Clinic at Biloxi Regional Hospital who became part of her family for two years of treatment. Together, you brought smiles and warmth to both Dot and her family during some very challenging times. vour professionalism and great love for your patients sets you apart, and for that your patients and the Fleming family are eternally grateful.
A special time of remembering was held on Wednesday evening, Dec. 26, at the Bradford O’heefe Funeral Home, 15th Street, Gulfport, Miss., from 6 to 8 p.m. A memorial service was held on Thursday, Dec. 27, at 11 a.m. at Grace Memorial Baptist Church, 2301 23rd Ave., Gulfport, Miss., with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Internment at Biloxi kational Cemetery immediately followed.
The Fleming family requests that in lieu of flowers, please send any donations in memory of Dot Fleming to Grace Memorial Baptist Church for their Senior Adult Ministry
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Dorothy Tong, 59, passed away from cancer on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at her home in Blue Bell, Pa.
Born and educated in Singapore, Dorothy was an insurance executive for 15 years before she and her husband, Alfred, moved their family to Blue Bell in 1988. Dorothy also spent six years in Tokyo, Japan, while Alfred was on assignment there with Unisys Corporation from 2004 to 2010.
She was a wonderful wife and mother, a beloved sister, a doting grandmother, an avid international traveler, faithful volunteer and church member and a treasured friend to many.
Emile Clark Hattier, of Rydal, passed away December 20, 2012.
He was the beloved husband of Judith W. Enee WestF; devoted father of Emile C. Jr., Thomas H. EMidoriF, Barbara Haslam EClintonF, William A. and Douglas A. EDaliaF; brother of Lawrence and the late sictor and Bertha. He was also survived by eight JUDnGFKLOGUHn DnG fiYH JUHDW grandchildren.
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Dorothy is survived by Alfred, her husband of 33 years; daughter Daphne and husband Andrew Smith of kew vork, k. v.; and daughter Dianna and husband Ryan Gabbard and two grandsons, Thomas and kicholas of Louisville, hy. She is also survived by her brother Tulane University and a veteran of World War II, VHUYLnJ DV Dn RIfiFHU Ln WKH and four sisters in Singapore and the United hingdom.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 10:30 a.m. at Jarrettown United Methodist Church, 1460 Limekiln Pike, Dresher, PA 19025, where the family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s name to Jarrettown United Methodist Church at the above address. All donations in memory of Dorothy will go toward the Jarrettown Seminary Fund.
Arrangements were made by the Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home. Army Air Corps. He was employed for 38 years with General Electric, working Rn KLJKOy FODVVLfiHG JRYHUnment projects.
A funeral mass was celebrated on Thursday, Dec. 27th at Immaculate Conception Church, 602 West Ave., Jenkintown, Pa., followed by interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Arrangements were made by the Joseph J. McGoldrick Funeral Home.