Arlene Ethel (Fleming) Brown, 80, of New Haven
NEW HAVEN — Arlene Ethel (Fleming) Brown, 80, of New Haven, was called home unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at UVM Medical Center in Burlington.
Arlene was born May 13, 1939, at home in “Little Ireland” Starksboro, Vt., to Clarence Lee Fleming and Alice Alma Hill Fleming. She graduated from Middlebury High School in 1957.
After graduating from New Hampshire Vocational Technical College in 1985 she became an L.P.N. She was very proud of being a nurse and worked at various locations in New Hampshire and Vermont, including Porter Nursing Home in Middlebury.
She loved fishing and hunting in her younger years. One of her favorite places to visit was her birthplace, which she called “Little Ireland” in Starksboro. She was very much a lover of nature. She was especially fond of Eagles, her collection is endless.
She is predeceased by her father and mother, her sisters Carolyn Tullar and Elizabeth “Betty” Holcomb, brothers Clarence “Sonny” Fleming Jr. and Michael Fleming, and grandson Jonathan Brown.
Survivor’s include her children Connie Fox (Arnold) of Weybridge, Vt., Lawrence Brown (Grace) of Lakeland, Fla., and Andrew Brown (Trish) of Brandon, Vt.; her siblings Bertha Benjamin, Wanetta Stalker, Theresa Bougor, William “Bill” Fleming and Sandra Tebbetts, all of Vermont; Janice Calkins, Thomas Fleming and Kathleen Fleming-Boldyga, all of Massachusetts, and Evelyn Sackett of Connecticut; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, Nov. 17, at 1:30 p.m. at the Weybridge Cemetery with a memorial to follow at Weybridge Elementary School. Pastor Brett Cody of Whiting Community Church will officiate.◊
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