Kathy J. Esbri Fleming

May 16, 1957March 15, 2013

Kathy J. Fleming May 16, 1957 - March 15, 2013 PRESTON - Kathy J. Fleming, 55, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday. She was born in New York City on May 16, 1957 to the late Virgilio and Florence (Gotleib) Esbri. On August 12th 1978 she married her beloved husband Edward and they began their life journey together. Kathy was defined by her faith as a Jehovah's Witness and her passion and commitment to her family. Her house was open to everyone and anyone at any given time. She found much joy in giving to others and sharing her faith. Taking family vacations was a highlight of each year, especially to her favorite spot on Old Orchard Beach in Maine. She had a passion for gardening and a special bond with her grandchildren who affectionately referred to her as "Curly". In addition to her husband, Kathy is survived by her two daughters; Sara and husband Michael Smith, and Bethany and husband Adam Collins, son; Ryan Fleming and wife Melissa, brother; Arthur Esbri, sister; Joan Cullen, grandchildren; Lily, Lucas, Hannah and Kyle, a large extended family and countless friends. A Memorial Talk will be held on Saturday, March 23rd at 2:00 P.M. at Veteran's Memorial School in Preston. The family will be available starting at 1:00. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Center for Hospice Care, 227 Dunham St., Norwich, CT 06360. The Labenski Funeral Home is entrusted with these arrangements.


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March 23, 2013

Eddie and Family, So sad to hear of Kathy's passing. She was a godsend to my parents and to all of us as she cared for them. Know that Kathy is remembered with great fondness and appreciation for her loving and giving manner. Judy George

March 21, 2013

To Family, Children, Joanie, and Arthur: I am so saddened by the loss of Kathy, and wish to extend my deepest condolences to you all. As an old High School friend, and beyond, throughout the years, I have been impressed with Kathy's loyalty and commitment to children, caretaking of her Mom, and her loyalty to Jehovah God. We will all miss her. Again, my condolences. With love, Karen Fedorka Aubé and Family

March 21, 2013

To the Fleming Family, children, Joanie, and Arthur: I am deeply grieved by Kathy's passing, and sincerely extend my condolences. As a High School friend, and beyond, I was always impressed with Kathy's commitment to children, her Mom, and her God, Jehovah. I will remember her fondly. With love, Karen Fedorka Aubé and Family

Rocco & Jane Sabatino

March 21, 2013

Ed, Jane and I are sorry to hear of your loss. It was so good to see you and Kathy at Jessie's party this last summer.We will remember her as a person who took the time to listen to everyone and always had a kind word.

Sharon & Bruno LaChance

March 21, 2013

Dear Arthur and Family,
So very sorry to hear of your loss. Although I didn't know your sister personally, I still heard wonderful things about her. And knowing you and how kind and loving you are, I can just imagine the wonderful person she must have been. I am looking forward to meeting her soon in the New World where she will awaken to a beautiful new earth without sickness and death. May the family find comfort in the God of comfort and the promises that will soon come to be.

Catherine Maher

March 21, 2013

To The Fleming Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very sad time. I will remember Kathy as a loving, nurturing, understanding and caring individual and parent. May God bring you peace of mind and a belief that your Wife and Mother is in a better place. Sincerely, Catherine Maher

March 21, 2013

Ed,I am truly grieved at your loss, and the loss of an old friend. Please extend our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to your children and family. Kim and Janet Groff

March 21, 2013

Eddie, Kathy was beautiful inside and out. I will miss her. She was so loving and kind to all. I wish I could give you a hug. I will when I come home in the summer. God Bless Love Rosemary

Mary & Bob Guertin

March 21, 2013

To Ed and Family. We are so sorry to hear of Kathy's passing. We will always her wonderful love of life and most of all her family. Take care and you are all in our prayers.

March 20, 2013

Dear Eddie,Sara, Ryan and Bethany...Our hearts are broken for all of you as you go through this sad time. Please know how much we all loved and respected her. Love, Terri & John Homiski