Pauline Fleming
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Visitation at Funeral Home

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, March 18, 2019
French Funeral Home Inc.
16 Barnes Street
Gouverneur, New York, United States

Obituary of Pauline L. Fleming

BRASIE CORNERS – Pauline Fleming, 98, formerly of Brasie Corners, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in Webster.

Calling hours will be held at French Funeral Home in Gouverneur on Monday, March 18, 2019 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Graveside service will follow at 3:00 p.m. in Pleasant Lake Cemetery, Brasie Corners. A buffet will be held at Mullins in Gouverneur at 4:00 p.m. for friends and family.

Pauline was born June 24, 1920 in Oswegatchie. Parents were Archibald and Grace (Clute) Lawyer. She graduated from Morristown Central School in 1938.

Pauline married Kenneth Fleming on October 17, 1942 at the Gouverneur First Presbyterian Parsonage by Rev. Schofield. Kenneth passed away April 16, 2009. Pauline was an honorary member of the Macomb Grange and had served as a Civil Defense Aircraft Spotter during WWII. Pauline and Kenneth were dairy farmers in Macomb for many years. She was a homemaker, great mom and beloved grandma/great-grandma. She had a green thumb and enjoyed gardening. She loved reading, doing crossword puzzles, and playing cards and Scrabble.

Survivors include her daughters, Sharon Lane (Webster), Sally Hofmeister (Colorado), Paula Fleming (Clay), Bethany and Timothy Brown (Webster); grandchildren, Michael, Laurie, Kelly Christopher, Amy, Kim and Katie; nine great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Pauline is predeceased by her husband, Kenneth; brothers, Harvey and Glendon Lawyer; sisters, Jennie Condlin, Delia Simpson, Frances Austin, and Ruth Taylor; and sons-in-law, Dr. John Hofmeister and Dennis Lane.

Donations in memory of Pauline may be made to the Pleasant Lake Cemetery Association 6663 State Hwy 58, Hammond NY 13646. Condolences may be shared online at

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