Hon. Edwin Andrew
936 County Route 19
Constable, New York 12926
Office Phone: (518) 358-2499
Court will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
Darwin V. “Pete” Fleury, 69, of Westville, New York, passed away Sunday morning, March 13, 2016, at his home, while under the loving care of his family and Hospice of the North Country Inc.
Born in Malone, New York, Jan. 28, 1947, he was the son of the late Erwin and Dorothy Brockway Fleury. He graduated from Salmon River Central School in 1965.
On June 13, 1970, he was united in marriage to the former Emily L. Thatcher in East Hartford, Connecticut. She survives.
Many years ago, he was employed by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, Connecticut. He later was employed by Calia Ford in West Hartford, Connecticut, as a general manager. After returning to the North Country, Darwin served as sales manager at Bailey Motor Co. in Malone from 1986 until his retirement in 2006. Pete was known throughout the area as the “Sharpest Pencil in Town” for his great deals. He also served as the Westville town justice from 1989 until his death.
He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Westville. He was a longtime member of the Malone Lodge of Elks and held several positions. He was a member of the New York State Magistrates Association. He enjoyed fishing, camping and his two dogs, Duke and Daisy. His most memorable times were spent with his grandchildren and his camping family at Ponderosa Campground.
Along with his loving wife, Emily, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Dean and Angie Fleury of Westville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Melanie Fleury of Westville and Brenda and Brent Denny of Malone; one brother and two sisters-in-law, Vance and Kathy Fleury of Massena, New York, and Theresa Fleury Daigle of Westville; one sister, Jacqueline of Malone; eight grandchildren, Morgan and Ryan Shook, Dylan, Abby and Kelly Denny, Addison Fleury and Alicia and William Ives; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers, Gary, Wade and Larry Fleury.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 6 until 9 p.m. at the Bruso-Desnoyers Funeral Home in Malone, New York. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Westville with the Rev. Thomas Kornmeyer officiating. Burial will be in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery in Constable, New York.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Westville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department or to the Alice Ballard Fund of Hospice of the North Country Inc. in Malone, New York.
Arrangements are through the Bruso-Desnoyers Funeral Service Inc. of Malone, New York.