2017-12-05 / Obituaries

Grace Fletcher

It is with great sadness that the family of Grace Fletcher, 86, of Trout Creek, announces that she went Home to be with the Lord on Dec. 2, while in Florida.

Grace was born in the town of Tompkins, the daughter of the late Byron and Gladys Dunshee Green on March 15, 1931. In 1950 she married Harold (Satch) Fletcher in Cannonsville, a blessed union of 54 years. He died in 2004. Grace was a charter member of the Trout Creek Firemen’s Auxiliary, NYS Fireman’s Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary as well as the Trout Creek Community Church. She enjoyed traveling down the east coast each year visiting her children. She will be remembered as a caring mom, sister and aunt and for her love of playing board games, especially Skipbo.

Grace is survived by her loving family, her children, Linda (Jim) McKeown n of Lake Worth, Fla., Donald (Kay)Fletcher of Lancaster, Pa., Nancy Gould of Yanceyville, N.C. and Ronald (Barb Palmer) of Trout Creek; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Jane Beers, Walton, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friday evening at 7 p.m.

Friends and relatives are invited to call at Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton, on Friday, Dec. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. An American Legion and Trout Creek Fire Department Auxiliary service will be held at funeral home at 7. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, at Courtney Funeral Home at 12 noon, with Pastor David Gatje, officiating.

Burial will follow at Carroll Cemetery, Trout Creek. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Grace’s memory may be made to the Trout Creek Fireman’s Auxiliary.

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