John R. Fletcher
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John R. Fletcher

Fairfax

 


John R. Fletcher, 68, passed away peacefully August 30, 2015 in his Fairfax home surrounded by loved ones.

 

He was born November 20, 1946 in Weehawken, NJ, the son of Calvin and Rose Fletcher. He attended school in White Plains, NY followed by Westchester Community College before being drafted into the U.S. Army. He served from 1967-1969, where he was stationed outside of Frankfurt, Germany, during which time he met his first wife, Bonnie Fletcher, predeceased in 2001. He attended Pace College where he attained a masters degree and began working at IBM for a 30 year career.

 

John was passionate about antique clock collecting and was a proud member of NAWCC . He was a master at his craft and could be seen annually at the Underhill Harvest Market. He loved spending time with his dear friends John and Sharon Krueger in Cape Vincent, NY, enjoying time with family, mowing his fields and caring for others with his kind and genuine heart. He was active with the Neighborhood Watch Association, 20+ years of volunteering at the Respite House and made weekly donations to the local food pantry.

 

He is survived by his wife Jane Middelton Moz; his daughter Laura Fletcher of Nantucket, MA and son Michael Fletcher and wife Theresa Fletcher of Essex Junction, VT; stepsons Forrest, Shawn, Jason and Damien Middelton, his stepdaughters Suzy Goodleaf and Melinda Moz Knight and their spouses; 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; mother Rose Fletcher; two sisters, Kathy Medici and Jeanie Ferguson; nieces Lisa and Suzanne Medici and nephew Matthew Ferguson; and great-nieces Christa and Alyssa Medici.

 

A celebration of life will be held 2pm on Friday, September 25, 2015 at the First Congregational Church in Essex Junction, VT. The family invites you to share your memories and condolences by visiting www.awrfh.com

 

Donations may be made to NAWCC, 514 Poplar Street, Columbia, PA 17512 or to Vermont Respite House, 99 Allen Brook Lane, Williston, VT 05495.