James L. Fleck

December 4, 1923April 30, 2013

Ledyard- James L. Fleck, 89, of Robin Lane, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the Groton Regency. James was born December 4, 1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of the late William and Maryanne Fleck. He married Viora M. Johndro May 9, 1944 in St. Petersburg, FL. She passed away July 30, 2005. He served in the United States Army Air Force and was a Veteran of World War II and Korea. He was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 1963. He had worked at Electric Boat for 23 years in inventory and supply, retiring in 1986. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Gales Ferry where he served as an usher and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Ledyard Senior Center and the Tuckerbung Club. He loved to play cards and cribbage. He is survived by his daughters Cheryl Langanke of Florida, Patricia Hurd of Ledyard, and Jackie Whelan of Pawcatuck, by 5 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren and by several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Benedict and Edward Fleck. Funeral services will be private for the family. Please visit to leave a message of condolence for Jim’s family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in James Fleck’s memory may be made to VITAS Community Connection, c/o VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 628 Hebron Avenue, Suite 300, Glastonbury, CT 06033. The Church and Allen Funeral Home, 136 Sachem St. Norwich is entrusted with arrangements.


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May 15, 2013

Have such wonderful memories of both Jay and Vi from Our Lady of Lourdes, Father Pat Martin and Marriage Encounter. And Jay was the best usher around; he knew if someone was new and always made them feel so welcome. May he now rest in the eternal peace of Christ.
Deacon Phil and Linda Hayes

Joanne Eck

May 8, 2013

Jackie and family,
Prayers are with you. So sorry to hear
about Jim.

May 7, 2013

I'm so sorry for your loss. Jay was a wonderful man. I have so many fond memories of both Vie and Jay over the years at OLOL's. He had a great memory and could tell me with great detail about events and persons he knew. He is missed.

Florence Sammataro

May 7, 2013

Jackie & Family: Each one of us must let the hand go of someone that we love to someone that we have not yet met. The memories that they leave behind is what love is made of. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Steve & Birdie Reardon

Tom Nall

May 6, 2013

Jackie, I was quite sad to read today about the passing of your Dad. I remember all the times at your kitchen table having him beat me in cards. It was like magic watching him play and beat me. Please take care and know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

Lydia Baborsky

May 5, 2013

Dear Jackie, Jaylyn and family,
We are sorry for the lost of your dad, and grandfather. I always, enjoyed talking to him, when we lived in Ledyard. He always had a smile on his face, and loved to talk about his family.

Lydia and Bill Baborsky

Dave Congdon

May 5, 2013

I worked with Jim at E.B. in the spare parts Dept. He was a great guy and had a wonderful sense of humor. Im sorry for your loss

Carlene Stangle

May 5, 2013

Dear Jackie and family,
Your Dad was a wonderful, loving man. He brought a smile (an a giggle) to my face every day that I spent with him during my time at the Ledyard Senior Center. May you be at peace knowing he is now at home with his lovely Vi. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all.