LEICESTER - Michael Fleming, age 80, of Leicester, died Monday, January 25,2021 at UMass Memorial Medical Center from cardiac arrest.
Michael was born in Worcester, June 24, 1940 and attended St. Peter Marian High School and received his Master’s Degree in History from Assumption University. For thirty-seven years he taught at Hopkinton High school, retiring in 2004. During his teaching years, he conducted annual educational tours for the high school students, visiting the capital cities of England and Europe. Throughout his teaching years he also ran his landscaping company and decorated the church of Our Lady of the Angels for the Christmas and Easter holydays where he was a life-long congregant.
Michael was the third son of the late Lawrence and Myrtle Fleming. He leaves a daughter, Jennifer Fleming, her husband Mitja and a grandson, Liam. He is also survived by three brothers, Lawrence of Shrewsbury, Richard and wife Anna of Auburn and Timothy of Shrewsbury, as well as nephews, nieces, grand-nieces and nephews and great-grand nephews. He was pre-deceased by his sister-in-law, Barbara M. Fleming and two nephews, Joseph W. Fleming of Auburn and Jonathan D. Fleming of Worcester.
Services were held at Our Lady of the Angels Church in Worcester. He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Grafton. Arrangements are in the care of Rice Funeral Home, 300 Park Ave, Worcester. Donations in Michael’s memory may be made to Our Lady of the Angels Church, 1222 Main St. Worcester, MA 01603.
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Our Lady of the Angels Church
1222 Main St, Worcester MA 01603