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Alexander “Bob” Fleming

February 12th, 2021

Alexander (Bob) Fleming, age 80, a lifelong resident of Wilmington, MA passed away on February 10, 2021.

Bob was the son of the late James and Sally (Cassidy) Fleming. Loving husband of 48 years to Margaret (Manley) Fleming, devoted father of Robert and his wife Kimra Fleming of Melrose, MA and David and his wife Bethany Fleming of Lake Arrowhead, CA. Loving grandfather to Sophia and Addison Fleming. Dear brother of Sally and her husband Richard Gallagher of South Carolina, the late Ann MacDonald, James and Donald Fleming, brother-in-law of Mary Fleming of Lowell, MA, James Manley and Mark and his wife Kathy Manley. Bob is survived by his loving niece Maureen Mann and her husband, Dewey, who assisted him in his final months of his two year cancer battle. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and their families.

Bob was an Army veteran, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), graduate of Bentley University and thirty year employee of the US Department of Defense as a Supervisory Auditor of the Defense Contract Audit Agency.

Bob enjoyed many years playing cards and golfing at Tewksbury and Hillview country clubs with the great friends he met in Wilmington and at work.

Family and friends will gather for Visiting Hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, MA, on Monday, February 15th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon followed by a Service at 12:00 noon. Masks are required to be worn while in the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Bob’s memory to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923 or to Volunteers of America Massachusetts, 441 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. www.nicholsfuneralhome.com

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23 Entries in Guest Book for “Alexander “Bob” Fleming”

  1. Tracey Fleming Cadle says:

    I am so sorry for your loss.
    Uncle Booby was a great man.
    I will miss him dearly.

  2. Fredda and Bruce Wasserman says:

    The first time we met Bob and Peggy was when our daughter Kimra was dating their son Bob. The sparkle in Bob’s eyes and his friendly spirit immediately made us feel welcome in Massachusetts. We are grateful to have shared many joyous occasions with Bob including Kimra and Bob’s wedding, the birth of our granddaughters, Sophia and Addison, and David and Bethany’s wedding. He will be missed.

    With our love and heartfelt condolences.

  3. Dave and Judy Hanlon says:

    Dave has known Bob for over 60 years and I for for over 50 years. It was always a great time for reminiscing when Bob came to do our taxes. He was a practical and down to earth guy and yes the ” Twinkling Eyes” and the great Laugh and Smile. We will miss him greatly.
    Our love and prayers and condolences to Peggy, Bob and David and the rest of the family.

  4. Pat freitag says:

    Our love and prayers go out to all of Bobs family we will remember him fondly and cherish all the memories we made with him and Peg and the boys love from all us. Bill and Pat and family

  5. Carol Fredette says:

    So sorry for your loss. Please know the whole family is in my thoughts and prayers. I am currently in GA for the month but will be thinking of you all on the 15th and will be there in heart and spirit.

  6. Aletha Anderson says:

    I could not of picked better in-laws or husband for my daughter Bethany. The first time I met Bob and Peggy, I felt like I’d known them for years! Bob was such a funny, generous man and Peggy is such a sweetheart! Together they raised 2 amazing sons and I’m so honored to call them family! Praying for peace and comfort for the entire family and sending my condolences.

  7. Lorraine Butler says:

    He is now resting in peace

  8. Robyn Wasserman says:

    Bob was always so kind and I was glad to have spent many family celebrations with him and Peggy. Sending my condolences and love.

  9. Eddie MacDonald says:

    God bless Uncle Bob, Aunt Peggy, Bobby and David you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Joanne Seanson says:

    Joanne Seanson says:
    So sorry for your loss Peggy.
    I use to he your neighbor on Hathaway rd.

  11. David J Fitzgerald says:

    WHAT A PARTNER! I was fortunate enough to be Bob’s golfing partner every Friday for the past several years. No one was more fun to play with, no one was better when it came to negotiating strokes, and no one loved more than winning the coveted $3 dollars. Rest in peace partner.

  12. Jimmy McHugh says:

    Mrs. Fleming, Bob and Dave,
    So sorry for your families loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time ????.

  13. Scott & Robin Chisholm says:

    Bob, we are so sorry to hear of your Dads passing. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time and hope all the wonderful memories bring you peace.

  14. Kevin Murray says:

    Bob and Dave sorry to hear of your father’s passing. My thoughts and prayers to your family.

  15. June and Jim Lefave says:

    Peggy and Dave,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We will never forget all that both of you did to help Mark heal during his time in treament . You remain in our hearts forever.

  16. Marissa Volpe says:

    Bob I am so sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  17. Julie Long says:

    I’ll never forget: making French Onion Soup with you and Charlie while we were up at Owen’s, hours of playing cards and so many laughs from your stories that my stomach would ache. Rest in Peach Bob.

  18. Judy O'Connell says:

    My deepest sympathies to the entire Fleming family. I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Fleming. I have many fond memories at the Little League field with Bobby and family when we were younger. Thinking of you all during this very difficult time.

    Sincerely,
    Judy O’Connell

  19. Joan Tuxbury says:

    My deepest sympathy to the entire family. My thoughts and prayers to your enitre family. I have many fond memories of all our get togethers and travels together.

  20. Kellie Glascott says:

    Rest In Peace uncle Bobby. I have such fond memories of visiting you and aunt Peggy. You had the best laugh and attitude. You will surely be missed by many.

    Love,
    Kellie Glascott

  21. Jan Merlino says:

    Dear Peggy, David & Bobby,
    So very sorry to hear this. I have such fond memories of all of you. May your fond memories help you at this difficult time.
    You are all in my thoughts & prayers,
    Jan Merlino

  22. Gayle says:

    Hi my name is Gayle Orlanzo and I am a cashier at market basket. Bob and Peggy always came in my line and it was a pleasure knowing Bob. I’m so sorry for your loss Peggy thinking of you at this time

  23. Mary (Ross)Fleming says:

    Rest in Peace brother-in-law Bob ,I will miss our little sports chats .
    Peace and love to David and Robert and families .
    Memories to last a life time.
    Love,
    Mary

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