BEVERLY JOAN FLEMING
June 19, 2012
Beloved Wife of Norman Shea
Born February 16, 1938 to Edward L. and Lois May Poole in Juneau, Alaska. She was the second of two daughters’. She grew up in Juneau, Alaska and graduated in 1956, from Juneau/Douglas High School and attended two years accounting school. In 1964 she moved to Anchorage, Alaska, where she worked for five years at “Brown & Roots” a subsidiary of Haliburtin, where she did the payroll for the “Pipeline” workers. Next, she worked for the Anchorage Housing Authority, before moving to Honolulu, Hawaii in 1974, with two children, her husband & no job. She quickly found a job and worked at “Railings” in Halawa, until 1977, when she joined (HFS) Honolulu Freight Service and a short time later Magnum Transportation. She left and went to work for Tom Beidleman managing PML-GFF (Guam Freight & Air/ACS Ship Agency), after the passing of her husband, William A. Fleming in 1986, at the young age of 54 years old. Through this tragedy she endured. Later her widower lady friends introduced her to ballroom dancing, she loved it!
In 1990, she married, Norman Shea, they retired in 1994. They moved to Vegas in 1994 and returned to Hawaii in 2001. In 2004 Beverly and Norman started taking yearly cruises to Alaska until 2011. She was also an avid cross stitcher, she has completed more than fifty pieces of cross stitchery. In 2010 she was stricken with throat cancer. She took “Laser” treatment and was given a year and a half to live. She had a zest for life. She will be missed by all who’s life she has touched! She was a lady of humility, grace and elegance!
Survived by Husband Norman Shea. Sister Yvonne Reeves. Son Robert B. Fleming. Daughter Teresa May Langston (William Langston). Seven Grandchildren and seven Great Grandchildren.
Visitation to be held from 9:00 a.m. on Saturday July 7, 2012 at Moanalua Mortuary. Services will begin at 11:00. Burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.