Roberta L. Fleming, 86, of Grafton


Roberta L. FlemingGrafton – Roberta L. (Noftall) Fleming, 86, passed away peacefully December 23, 2023 following an illness. Her husband Earle Fleming predeceased her in 1999.

Roberta leaves her children Craig Barthelmes and his wife Edie, Lisa Fulginiti and her husband Michael, Brian Barthelmes and his wife Laurie, her stepson Earl Fleming and stepdaughter Kathleen Plourde, along with 28 grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Roberta was born July 10, 1937 in Framingham, MA, daughter of the late Genevieve (Mick) and Kenneth Noftall. She helped her husband operate Fleming Trucking in North Grafton and also worked at USDA Veterinary Services, Northeast Forklift, Webber Fuels and Grafton Suburban Credit Union.

She was known to enjoy tending to her garden and she and her husband Earle also looked forward to many camping trips they took with family and their large group of friends.

All are welcome to gather with Roberta’s family and friends Thursday January 4th from 10am-11am at Roney Funeral Home 152 Worcester St. N. Grafton, MA 01536 followed by a prayer service at 11am in the funeral home. She will then be laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery in Grafton.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Grafton Food Bank PO Box 324 Grafton, MA 01519.

A Book of Memories to share a special message with her family is available at

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