|Birth: ||Aug. 2, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 2001|
Saint Clair Shores
Uncle Russel was my Dad's brother, he was the third child ofDavidand Irene Marie (Nantais)
Every time my Grandma Irene (Nantais)Fleury and David Charles Fleury would have a baby they would cross over into Detroit Michigan and their children would become American citizens.Untill they finally moved to Detroit become citizens also.
His syblings who are with him and his parents in heaven are Bernice,Bertha,and my father Leonard.
He has another brother who is still with us here on earth and lives in Saint Clair Shores Michigan with his wife Charlene, his name is Donald he is the youngest of five my grandmom had. Russel married Margaret Mary Vernier June 7, 1947 in Detroit Mchigan.
Uncle Russel had a boat and I remember going on it a couple times , mom and dad and grandma and grandpa used to go fishing with Uncle and Aunty on the lake in Michigan.
I remember when Grandma and Grandpa Fleury would have parties at their house and even when my dad Leonard, Russels brother ,would have barbeques all our familys and cousins would get together and the adults would play a card game called Eucre and they would be talking in French Canadian .
Russell A. Fleury, 76, a 53-year resident of St. Clair Shores, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at Medi-Lodge Nursing Center, Sterling Heights. He was born Aug. 2, 1924, in River Rouge.
He retired as yard foreman for Michigan Harbor after 43 years of service. He was commodore of the RYC Yacht Club, St. Clair Shores and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served during World War II in Guam.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Margaret; sons, Russell (Casey), Kerry (Deborah) and Christopher (Betty); daughter, Cheryl; brother, Donald (Charlene) Fleury; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held at St. Joan of Arc Church, 22412 Overlake, St. Clair Shores, with Monsignor Ricardo Bass officiating. Burial was in Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township.
David Charles Joseph Fleury (1898 - 1969)
Irene Marie Nantais Fleury (1901 - 1988)
Created by: Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
Record added: Dec 25, 2005
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