David Paul FLECK,

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Photo that accompanied David's obituary in the Lewistown Sentinel.
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DAVID PAUL FLECK

David Paul Fleck, 93, of Port Royal, passed away at 3:33 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin.

Born on July 1, 1925, in Glen Olden, Delaware County, he was a son of the late Rev. Robert E. and Margaret (Housum) Fleck.

On Dec. 20, 1947, he married his surviving wife, Margaret "Peggy" (Milliken) Fleck, with whom he was blessed to share more than 71 years of marriage.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by: his children, Linda M. Fleck, of Mifflin, James D. Fleck, of Webster, Mass. and Frank M. Fleck and his wife, Susan, of Woodstock, Conn.; a sister, Mildred J. Bashore, of Port Royal; four grandsons, Eric, Marc, David, Joseph; and three great-granddaughters, Erica, Shea and Raven.

Two brothers, Robert H. Fleck and Earl J. Fleck preceded him in death.

His education included being a 1943 graduate of Dickinson Jr. College, Williamsport, and a 1945 graduate of the Kings Point Merchant Marine Academy, Great Neck, N.Y.

During WWII, he proudly served our country with the Merchant Marines and later he served with the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Fleck was a member of the Port Royal United Methodist Church, where he had served on the official board and the church council. He also was a member of the St. John's Lodge No. 36 F&AM, Simsbury, Conn. and a member of the Marines Engineer Beneficial Assoc.

In 1987 he retired after 31 years as an account manager from Honeywell, Inc. of Hartford, Conn.

He loved to golf, play cards, read, fish, swim, visit Emerald Isle, N.C. and do woodworking when his health permitted.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the Port Royal United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Terry Brosius officiating, and where the Juniata County Veterans Council will accord full military burial honors. Interment will be private in the East Waterford Cemetery.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

The family will provide all funeral flowers and kindly ask that memorial donations in Mr. Fleck's memory be made to the Port Royal United Methodist Church, c/o Building Fund, P.O. Box 396, Port Royal, Pa., 17082 or to the charity of the donor?s choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown.

Online tributes and condolences may be extended to the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 12/2/14 - Image Year: 2005
Photo of David and Margaret (Milliken) Fleck that appeared in a 2005-06 Photo Directory of Port Royal Methodist Church members. (The photos were taken by Olan Mills Studios.)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 1/6/13 - Image Year: 1943
Paul Fleck during his service in World War II.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 4/13/17 - Image Year: 1941
1941 PORT ROYAL CHAMPION BASEBALL TEAM: Front Row (L-R): Grover Wolfgang Jr, Batboy Billy Telfer, Robert "Mugs" Frankhouse; Middle Row: Russell Wagner, Dick Ulsh, Paul Fleck, James "Mayor" Kennedy, Bill Kauffman, Bill Kennedy; Back Row: Couch Charles "Bill" Telfer, Gerald "Smokey" Miller, Ted Bergstresser, James Robinson, Harold "Doc" Kepner, Harvey "Popeye" McClure, Brady Kunkle Paul Fleck said the last game went 19-20 innings 1 walkin run and no hits. The New York Times had article.
Contributed by ray on 1/6/13 - Image Year: 1945
Paul Fleck in his military uniform. (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 2/11/13 - Image Year: 1944
Paul Fleck in his military uniform during World War II. (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)
Contributed by ray on 1/6/13 - Image Year: 1945
Paul Fleck in front of the Methodist Parsonage in Port Royal, 1945. (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)
Contributed by ray on 1/6/13 - Image Year: 1943
BROTHERS: Paul and Robert Fleck in Port Royal, PA (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 1/6/13 - Image Year: 1944
BROTHERS: Paul, "Bud" and Robert Fleck in Port Royal, PA (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)
Contributed by ray on 1/6/13 - Image Year: 2012
Paul Fleck rides in the Port Royal Bicentennial Celebration Parade. Paul is being honored for his military service in World War II. (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)



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