James H. Fleet, 78, of Swansea, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 after a brief illness. He was the husband of fifty-five years to Alice D. (Guertin) Fleet. James was born in Fall River the son of the late William and Rita (Thibault) Fleet. He was in the Army National Guard from 1963-1969 during the Vietnam War and was stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia. James worked for Harvey Industries in Dartmouth for seventeen years as a machine operator. Mr. Fleet was an avid New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan. He cherished the time he spent with his family and friends.
Survivors besides his wife are a daughter: Renee P. Fleet of Swansea; two sons: Bryan T. Fleet and his wife Melissa of Fall River; David E. Fleet and his wife Michelle of Fall River; four grandchildren: Malique, Emily, Tyler and Colin and a brother in law: George A. Guertin of Westport. He was the grandfather of the late Katie L. Fleet.
Calling Hours for James will be held on Monday, November 7, 2022 from 4-7pm in the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Funeral Services and burial are private at the request of the family. Flowers are omitted, donations in his memory may be made to the Katie L. Fleet Memorial Scholarship Fund ℅ Saint Dominics Credit Union, 1723 GAR Highway Swansea, MA 02777
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% Saint Dominics Credit Union, 1723 GAR Highway, Swansea MA 02777