OBIT: William Fleming, 68, WHS Class of 1968, Ran Own Architecture Firm

William J. Fleming of Winchester died on August 4, 2018 after a year long struggle with ALS. Beloved husband of Nancy (Farnsworth) Fleming. Loving father to John A. Fleming, William F. Fleming and his wife, Lauren, and grandfather to Libby Marie. Survived by three brothers – John J. and his wife Sheila (Sullivan) of Northampton, MA; Richard J. Fleming of Sandwich, MA and Robert P. Fleming of Arlington, MA. Bill is also survived by six nieces, two nephews, many close friends, including his best lifelong friend, Alfred Zani.

OBIT: Mary Labadini, 61, Watertown Native, Helped Lead Local Colleges, Senior Living Communities

Mary Labadini, devoted mother and loving sister, passed away Aug. 3, 2018, after a short battle with cancer at the age of 61. A native of Watertown, Mary was a diligent student her entire life, and hailed as an alumna from Watertown High School (Class of ‘75), Regis College (undergrad and Masters) and University of St. Joseph’s (Masters). Mary devoted the first part of her career to those also seeking higher education, and from 1991-2000, she worked at Mt.

OBIT: Alice (Herlihy) Walker, 77, Won First Miss Watertown, Married High School Sweetheart

Alice M. (Herlihy) Walker of Duxbury, passed in her home surrounded by her family on July 7, 2018 after a battle with cancer, at age 77. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, David Raymond Walker. Alice was the second of 6 children of John Joseph Herlihy & Evangeline McMichael Herlihy. She was the mischievous one of the bunch, yet she was also the person who would drop everything to help anyone in need. Raised in Newton & Watertown.

OBIT: Walter Oates Jr., 93, WWII Naval Aviator, Auditor, Lifelong Watertown Resident

Walter J. Oates, Jr. of Watertown died on June 25, 2018 at age 93. Beloved husband of 65 years to the late Virginia M. (Dunn). Walter was the loving father of Walter J., III, & his wife Carolyn of Waltham, William G. & his wife Marion of Watertown and Mary T. “Terry” Poillucci & her husband Robert of Waltham. Proud and cherished Grampy of Caitlin Oates & her husband Jeffrey Smrecek of Watertown, Timothy Oates of Brighton, Robert & Christina Poillucci of Waltham. Dear brother of the late Donald F. Oates and Dorothy Everett.

OBIT: Jean Krueger, Longtime Watertown Resident, Had a 60 Year Marriage

Jean Marie Krueger was born in North Attleboro to her parents Merriam (Nana) and John (Gubba) Lutz. Jean grew up as a child in Milford and at 14, her father moved the family to Watertown where he took a job at the Arsenal.After graduation, she began working in Boston as a Secretary where she was known for her fast, error free typing at John Hancock and American Express, to name just a few. She loved taking the “T” bus into Boston to shop for the latest
fashions and spend time with friends going to movies, restaurants and roller skating. Jean met Richard (Dick) Krueger from Wisconsin who was in the Navy on shore leave in Boston on one of her nights out roller-skating. They dated for some time, were soon married in Seabrook, NH, and lived in Charlestown with
other Sailors and their wives.