Erroll E. Fleming, 83


Hudson – Erroll E. “Bud” Fleming, 83, a longtime resident of Hudson, formerly of West Medford and Arlington, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at the Coleman House in Northborough, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Shannon M. (MacDonald) Fleming, who died in 2009.

He was born in Gardner and raised in Orange, son of the late Erroll E. Fleming Sr. and Pearl (Stowell) Fleming. He attended local schools and was a 1946 graduate of Orange High School. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army, 9th Infantry Division until being honorably discharged in 1949. He later served with the U.S. Army reserves for 10 years.

Mr. Fleming was employed as a comptroller by the Newport Company in Franklin for many years until his retirement in 2008. He was very honored and proud of his service as a volunteer at Marlborough Hospital. He was a former member of the Hudson Cemetery Commission and former member of the Hudson Elks.

He is survived by his children, Brian Fleming and his wife Karen of Tolland, Conn., Bruce Fleming of Northborough, Nora McGuinness of Providence, R.I., and Erin Conlon of Hudson. He is also survived by his two grandchildren, Patrick and Lauren Peaslee of Hudson, and his nephew and two nieces. He was the brother of the late Nancy Gossard of Ohio and Richard Fleming of California.

Mr. Fleming's family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the nurses and entire staff of the Coleman House for their professional care and respect they gave him during his short time there.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 10 a.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc., 50 Central St., Hudson. Burial will follow in Forestvale Cemetery of Hudson. Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Marlborough Hospital, c/o Ellen Carlucci, Development Office, 157 Union St., Marlborough, MA 01752.