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Obituary - Marie Wood Fleischer

Marie Wood Fleischer

Date of Passing: April 1st, 2008

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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Marie's memory to the Utica Rescue Mission DSL, 201 Rutger Street, Utica.

Marie Wood Fleischer, a longtime resident of Utica, died suddenly in a tragic overnight fire, Tuesday, April 1, 2008 on Whitesboro Street. She was born October 30, 1932, on her parents' dairy farm in Maryland, Otsego County, and was a graduate of the Milford School System. Marie loved her family, had a fondness for animals, particularly cats, dogs and birds, and treasured her memories of time spent in Japan in the mid-1950s as a military wife. Survivors include her daughter, Jana Gillett and her husband, Michael of Stittville; her son, Brian Nearing and his wife, Carol of Rensselaer; her son Timothy Nearing of Lafayette, LA; her brother, Hilton Wood and his wife, Ann of Maryland; her sister, Doris Oliver and her husband, Leland of Oneonta; her grandchildren, Michael and James Gillett and Sarah and Scott Nearing; and her longtime companion, Arthur Kelsey. Daughter of the late Walter and Alta Wood, Marie was predeceased by her husband, James Thomas Fleischer; and her sisters, Myrtle Eldred and Dorothy Carley. Services will be Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Bentz & Amodio Funeral Service, Inc., 470 French Road, Utica/New Hartford, with The Rev. William Dodge officiating. Calling hours are Saturday from 12-2, prior to the service. Interment will be in Kirkland Cemetery.

Condolences:

Jana, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. I will always have the fondest memories of us as kids and your mom's famous mayonnaise sandwiches. Your mom was and will always be the best! I think of you often and will hold you in my heart.
Brenna Burch-Kosicki

JANA-I AM SO SORRY ABOUT RE-RE I WISH I COULD HAVE BEEN THERE FOR YOU. IF YOU NEED ANYTHING PLEASE CALL ME!!!
TINA RIVERA

Jana and family, We were saddened to read of your mother's passing and send our sincere sympathy to you and your family.
Dr. Jon and Cindy Gilbert

My heart goes out to you. Peace.
Paul Dwyer

Rest In Peace Marie....although I did not know you, I am praying for you and your loved ones. God bless all the victims.
Lauren L

i am a former resdient of the home marie lived in .she was the best lady you could ever have around she was nice kind hearted person and she loved everybody the day i told her i was moving to florida she took it hard and cryed i am going to miss her she was a sweet heart she always called me her adopted son.may u reast in peace marie gonna miss you .I LOVE YOU HONEY
robbie seymour