Thomas " Turkey Tom" Fleming, 88, of Bell Acres, passed away at his home on Monday, April 6, 2020 with his family by his side. He was the son of the late Thomas H. and Olive (Holman) Fleming. A lifelong resident of the Sewickley area, Tom was an avid hunter and outdoorsmen. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean War and worked in the "Bull Gang" for the former J&L Steel Corporation, Aliquippa Works retiring with 30 years service. Tom was always good for a story or a laugh and will be missed by many. Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were his brother, Robert Fleming, sister, Marie (Arnie) Rothharr, and brother- in- law, Allen Householder. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Mary ( Richardson) Fleming; four daughters, Kathy ( Douglas) Rosco of Littleton, CO; Tracy ( Timothy) Benson of Sewickley, PA; Debby Norman) Meanor of Sewickley, PA; and Cindy ( William) Striffler of Sewickley, PA, 12 grandchildren, Becky, Ben, Kyle, Cory, Logan, Shaun, Billy, Chelsea, Tyler, Tommy, Lexie and Brock; 5 great grandchildren, Cienna, Brody, Addison, Ashton and Reagan; a sister, JereLee Householder, and a sister-in-law, Helenrose "Cookie" Fleming, nieces, JayneAnn, Abby, Erica, Molly, JereLee, Jr. and a very special friend, "The son he never had" Scott Withrow. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to the John Syka Funeral Home, Inc. Ambridge.
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