Charles F. Fleming\n\nIt is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing \nof our beloved Charles F. Fleming. \nBorn March 20, 1931, to \nDorothy A. Winters and H. Frederick Fleming in \nNixon, Penn Township, he took pride in being a \ndescendent of numerous early Pennsylvania settlers.\n\nCharles was valedictorian of the class of 1949 of \nPenn Township High School, \na graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, and a \nveteran of the Army Security Agency. \nHe was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of the Butler \nVictory Lodge. \n\nSure that he was the longest living resident of Penn \nTownship he was a font of local history. \nHis second home was Dents Run, Pennsylvania, where \nhe dearly loved to visit and regale his \nfellow hunters with tales of that area. \n\nCharles was associated with Winters and Fleming road \nconstruction from his earliest years \nand throughout his working life, except for a brief \nstint as purchasing agent for Halstead and Mitchell.\n\n\nNot effusive, very serious, Charles was always \nmentally building, repairing, or improving things.\n\nCharles is survived by his wife Mary Ellen (Schenck), \nwhom he married January 31, 1953,\nhis son Douglas (Judy Powell), his daughter Martha \nE. (Brian Noah), and his grandchildren, \nCallie Lynn Fleming of Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania, \nand Samuel Fleming Congdon and \nOna Louise Congdon of Montana and a number of nieces \nand nephews. \nHe was preceded in death by his beloved daughter \nRebecca Ann Congdon, \nhis sister Mary A. Simpson, and brother Rodger L. \nFleming \n\nPrivate services will be held at the family's \nconvenience with burial at Bear Creek Cemetery.\n\nArrangements are being handled by Thompson - Miller \nFuneral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, PA \n16001.\n\nOnline condolences can be given at \nwww.thompson-miller.com.