Laurien M. Flitcroft, 93, passed April
14, 2017, at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home where
she had been a resident.
A prayer service will be held 10:30
April 19, at Hart & Bruce Funeral Home followed
by an 11
a.m. funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart
Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 1
to 3 p.m. and 6
to 8 p.m. Tuesday,
April 18, at the funeral home.
Born Oct. 24, 1923, on Wolfe Island, Canada, the daughter of
Martin and Mabel Greenwood O’Brien, she attended Watertown
She married George “Lionel” Flitcroft on Nov. 26, 1945,
at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church. The couple resided
in Oakland, CA, from 1945 to 1946 while her husband finished
his final year in the Navy. Upon returning home she and her
husband purchased a farm and raised turkeys for several
years. During that time Mr. Flitcroft also worked for the
House of the Good Samaritan and Mercy Hospital as an x-ray
technician until May of 1979. He passed on July 19, 1985.
Laurien was a homemaker.
Among her survivors are a brother and sister-in-law, Harold
M. and Carolyn A. O’Brien, Watertown; several nieces,
nephews, great nieces and nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents and two sisters and
brother-in-law, Bernice M. and Dennis W. Sequin and
Geraldine K. and Nathaniel Barr.
Donations may be made to North Pole Fire Department, 22350
US-Rt. 11, Watertown, NY 13601.
Online condolences may be made at
Information provided by Hart
& Bruce Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.