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TROUT CREEK - 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, 2017, while in Florida.
Grace was born in the town of Tompkins, 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 Department Ladies Auxiliary; Ladies Auxiliary of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York; American Legion Auxiliary; and 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 as well as for her love of playing board games, especially Skipbo.
Grace is survived by her loving family, her children, Linda (Jim) McKeown of Lake Worth, Florida, Donald (Kay)Fletcher of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Nancy Gould of Yanceyville, North Carolina, and Ronald (Barb Palmer) of Trout Creek; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Jane Beers of Walton; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends and relatives are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 8, at the Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend St, Walton, where services will be held at noon, Saturday with Pastor David Gatje officiating. Burial will follow in Carroll Cemetery, Trout Creek. An American Legion and Trout Creek Fire Department Auxiliary service will be held at the funeral home at 7 p.m., Friday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Grace's name may be made to the Trout Creek Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
Condolences to the family may be made online at www.courtneyfh.com.
Published on December 10, 2017
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