Frances Fleming left us peacefully to be with the Lord on March 19, 2014, at Covenant Place of Lenexa, Kan., and was surrounded by family at the time of her passing. She was born July 7, 1923, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Paul and Dominica Sciortino Losciuto. Frances grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she met her husband, James C. Fleming. They were married on June 9, 1945, in Galveston, Texas. He died May 14, 1998, in Garden City, Kan. She then moved to Garden City where she lived until May of 2013 when she moved to Lenexa, Kan. Frances was a homemaker, a member of the Catholic faith and a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary of Copeland, Kan.
Survivors include two sons, Bill (and Diane) Fleming of Shawnee, Kan., and Steve (and Ruthie) Fleming of Newberry, N.H.; one daughter, Patricia (and Bud) Mathews of Garden City, Kan.; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
A rosary and prayer service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014, at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City, Kan.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City, Kan.
Interment will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday in the Copeland Cemetery in Copeland, Kan.
Memorials may be given to the Copeland American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.
E-condolences may be sent to www.priceandsons.com.