DOUGLAS FLEMING, 62, after a courageous battle with cancer, Doug passed away peacefully on the morning of February 1, 2011. He was constantly surrounded by his family during his last days. Doug was born in Glasgow, Scotland April 2, 1948. He graduated with an M.E.T. from the Stow College of Engineering and took an apprenticeship at Barr & Stroud, Ltd. In 1970, he moved to Stamford, CT. During his career, Doug worked in various positions in the field of manufacturing including Director of Manufacturing at Forox Corporation and Plant Manager at Neill Tools, Inc. In his later years, Doug worked at Home Depot. Doug loved keeping in touch with family and friends. He had an unforgettable sense of humor, which he managed to keep through his final days. He had keen interests in sports, especially soccer; automobiles; finance; and history. Doug was predeceased by his parents, Dougal Fleming and Elizabeth Hume Fleming of Glasgow, Scotland. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Anne; his daughter Kim (Scott); mother-in-law, Margaret; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Wanda and Paul; nieces and nephew, Christy, Corry (Isaac) and Eli (Sue); and great-niece Ashley all of whom loved him dearly and will miss him greatly. The family would like to give thanks and praise to all of his doctors and care givers during his illness, with a special thanks to Dr. Weinstein at the Bennett Cancer Center whose course of treatment was able to give his family three more wonderful years with him. Also a special thank you to Pastor Blaine Edele from Union Memorial Church for his continuous support. There will be a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at Union Memorial Church, 58 Church Street Stamford, CT 06906. The Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902 is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Carl and Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center, 30 Shelburne Road, Stamford CT, 06904. To leave online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com
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Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory
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Stamford, CT 06902
Published in StamfordAdvocate on Feb. 4, 2011