Jeanne Retelle Fleming, 84, wife of John M. Fleming of Exeter and Rye Beach, N.H. passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Portsmouth Regional Hospital.
She had been a resident of Boca Grande for 21 years before moving to Exeter.
Born in Lawrence, Mass. on March 4, 1929 she was the daughter of Edward and Angelique (Gallant) Retelle.
Jeanne was a graduate of St. Patrick School, attended Merrimac College and Salem Normal.
Primarily a homemaker she was also a talented artist and gifted seamstress. She was a member of St. Theresa Church in Rye Beach.
In addition to her husband of 52 years, John, survivors include her children Anne Brosnan and husband Gerard of Falls Church, Va.; Mary McCarthy and husband Daniel of Northville, Mich.; Robert Fleming and wife Lisa of Loveland, OH; grandchildren Elise Claire Brosnan, Stephen Brosnan, Christopher McCarthy, Daniel McCarthy Jr., Brian Fleming and Michael Fleming.
A Mass of Christian burial was held in Rye Beach, N.H.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Farrell Funeral Home, 684 State St., Portsmouth, N.H. is assisting with arrangements.
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