Mary Jane Goforth Fleming


Mary Jane Goforth Fleming, 73, of Sebastian, Florida, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

Mrs. Fleming graduated from Clearspring High School and moved to Sebastian in 1972. Mary Jane was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Vero Beach, Florida. She was a CNA and caregiver in Sebastian and Vero Beach for many years.

Born Sept. 9, 1943, in Seymour, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Mary F. Goforth, both of whom preceded her in death. She married George Fleming and he also preceded her in death. In addition, her brother, Bill Goforth and his wife, Rose Goforth, preceded her in death.

Survivors include four stepdaughters, Karen Gothan, Dianne (David) Samon and Beth (Donald) Mather, all of Rochester, New York and Mary Jane Fleming of Orman Beach, Florida; one stepson, Steven Fleming of Orman Beach, Florida; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Joyce Ann (Jack) Barrett of Frankton, Marilyn (Joe) Bond of Kurtz and Norma (Jack) Sanderson of Kenansville, Florida; two brothers, Larry (Judy) Goforth of Kurtz and Jack (Dora) Goforth of Clearspring; seven nieces; and seven nephews.

A memorial service will be at a later date.

Local arrangements are being handled by Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc., Brownstown.

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