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David A. “Tony” Fleming

 

David A. "Tony" Fleming

David A. “Tony” Fleming

Fifteen year Revere resident, David A. “Tony” Fleming, formerly of Jamaica Plain, died on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 at Boston Medical Center, unexpectedly following a brief illness, at 65 years.  Born & raised in Jamaica Plain, he was an alumnus of St. Thomas Aquinas Grammar School in Jamaica Plain, Boston English High School, & Boston Business School.  He entered the United States Air Force in January of 1968, rising to the rank of Sergeant, & served until January of 1972.  Serving in Thailand, he supplied troops in Vietnam & for the remainder of his four year tour, was stationed at numerous Air Force bases, including Andrews AFB, Washington D.C., & Kinchelo AFB, Michigan.  He began his civilian working career at Century Industries, a supplier to U.S. military facilities based in Wisconsin & Texas.  He returned to Boston & began working for the Veterans’ Administration.  For the past 15 years, he was an administrative specialist for the U.S. Health & Human Services Department – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid.  “Tony” will be fondly remembered for his ability “to get things done” & for his generous nature, & outgoing personality.  He leaves a legacy in the love of his family, friends, & co-workers.  “Tony” had planned to retire to Delray Beach, Florida in May, upon retirement.  Because of his caring & dedication to Veterans, the family asks in lieu of flowers, remembrances be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.  “Tony” was the beloved son of the late, Henry J. & Helen M. (Kelly) Fleming.  He is the cherished brother to: John S. Fleming & his wife Linda Sampieri-Fleming of Quincy, Mary S. “Susie” Fleming of Delray Beach, FL & North Berwick, Maine, & the late: Stephen J., Henry D., & Richard A. Fleming.  He is the devoted uncle to Maura & Kelly Fleming, Patricia Donnellen & her husband Sean, all of West Roxbury, Brian Fleming & his wife Krista & their children, Brooke & Kelsey all of North Attleboro, & the late Heather Fleming.  He is also lovingly survived by his sister-in-law MaryAnn Fleming of West Roxbury.  Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.  Services & interment are private.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

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