Joseph Fleming, Sr., 78, of Pittston Twp. passed away January 30, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Pittston on October 29, 1940, he was the son of Cyril Joseph Fleming and Mary Grace Lieback Fleming and his grandmother Mary Lieback of Cork Lane, who raised him.
He was a 1959 graduate of Pittston Twp. High School and was a great basketball player. He proudly served in the United States Army, being discharged in 1962. He worked for Santarelli Cement and Blacktop company and retired from there.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son John Fleming and sisters Patty and Joannie.
Joe is survived by his wife Evelyn, his son Joseph and his wife Christine of Moosic, stepchildren Ron and Lisa Donnora at home. Also surviving are his siblings Louis and his wife Shirley, of Florida; Mary Dolores, of New Jersey, Sandra and her husband Vito of Morrisville, PA; Randy and his wife Caroline of Moosic. Grandchildren; Joseph III and Randy Fleming, David Donnora, Shane, Christopher and Kevin Donnora, and many nieces and nephews.
At his request, services will be privately held, and there will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.