Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

January 6, 2013

DOROTHY M. FLEEK [Fort Ashby, W.Va.]

FORT ASHBY, W.Va. — Dorothy Mae (Holtzman) Fleek, 96, of Fort Ashby, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at The Dawnview Center.

Born Oct. 30, 1916, in Allegany County, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Sidney Holtzman and Carrie Elizabeth (Wilson) Holtzman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Fleek, in 2007 and her five siblings, Virginia Linn, Beverly Holtzman, Paul Holtzman, Leonard Holtzman and her twin brother, Donald Holtzman.

Mrs. Fleek had worked at the Cumberland Celanese Plant.

She was a member of Berean Independent Baptist Church, where she sang in the church choir.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Juanita Holtzman. She was loved by all of her nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Roxie Green.

Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Inc., Route 28, Fort Ashby, on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

The funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Richard Riley officiating.

Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Berean Independent Baptist Church, P.O. Box 335, Fort Ashby, WV  26719.

The family sincerely appreciates the nursing home staff at The Dawnview Center, who were like family to Dorothy. Special to her was Chris Wills, who provided loving care to her from the time of her admission. Thanks also to Billie Neilson and her staff for the many hours of bingo that Dorothy enjoyed.

Condolences to the family may be posted after Mrs. Fleek’s obituary at www.upchurchfh.com.

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