Betty Fluker

Obituary of Betty Fluker

Betty Ruth Fluker, 92

Betty Fluker peacefully passed away on June 29th. Aresident of Brockport, NY for 79 years she then moved to the Syracuse area in 2012 to be closer to her daughter Carol (Fluker) Schoch of Cazenovia, NY. Betty was born on April 4, 1925 in Rochester, NY, daughter of Walter and Minnie Marcille of Brockport, NY. 

Betty attended Brockport Central School, graduating in 1942.  She married William (Bill) Fluker on April 27, 1946 and shared 54 years of marriage until his death in 2000.  They had 2 daughters, Cindy (Fluker) Crowley and Carol (Fluker) Schoch.  Together they enjoyed countless trips to their camp in Beaver River (Adirondack Mountains), cottage on Lake Ontario, and winter home in St. Petersburg FL.  Both were very active in the Brockport Elks Lodge and Betty helped co-found the “Elk-ettes”.  She served on the Town of Sweden Planning Board for many years and later worked in the Town of Sweden Building and Planning Department until her retirement in 1991.  Previously she worked at the Duffy Mott Company in Hamlin,NY as a receptionist.  Betty and Bill throughout their married life lived in Hamlin and Brockport, NY however they resided on the Campbell Road in Brockport, NY since 1962. Betty was very active in numerous community organizations where she volunteered her time and talent.  She loved organizing events, holiday parties and weekend trips to be enjoyed with her family.

In 2012 she moved to Syracuse to reside at the Nottingham Independent Living to be closer to her family.  In 2015 sherelocated into assisted living and most recently to a nursing home.

Betty had a wonderful, full life.  She and Bill had great times with their many, many friends throughout their life. She lived life to the fullest and those that knew her well would agree “she was one of a kind”.  She always said “you get out of life what you put into it”.  Her rewards were great with many friendships developed along life’s path.

She is predeceased by her loving husband Bill of 54 years in 2000, her oldest daughter Cindy (Fluker) Crowley in 2010, her parents and all her aunts and uncles.  

Betty is survived by her daughter Carol (Fluker ) Schoch, son-in-law Larry Schoch, grand-daughter Nadine (Smith) Bell, grandsons; Derek Crowley, Braden Crowley and Steven Smith, great grandchildren; Megan Crowley, Connor Bell, Keagan Crowley, Leah Bell, Charlotte Smith and Ryan Crowley; one nephew, Lee Cotter as well as her many dear friends made throughout her life.

In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to a charity of your choice in her memory.

A celebration of her 92 years of life will be held at Fowler Funeral Home on Thursday July 6th from 10:00 – 12:00.  A service will follow at 12:00 with a graveside service at the Garland Cemetery where she will once again be united with her beloved Bill and Cindy.