He Survived Korean War, But Died In Home Invasion

JOSEPH FLEMING, a decorated Korean War veteran who raised six children in Southwest Philadelphia, stayed in his neighborhood despite it taking a turn for the worse — only to be gunned down at age 80 by a young thug who broke into Fleming's well-kept corner rowhouse to steal his laptop.Wounded in the pelvis and the stomach in the May 17 home invasion and shooting, Fleming clung to life in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's Intensive Care Unit for 36 days before he succumbed to his injuries on Friday.

ASK NEWS:
  • m.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/in-… ... - Globe and Mail
    ... rams the message home. ... Mr. Capa, he survived thanks to ... War claimed two journalists. Sixty-nine journalists died in ... ” she ...
    09/2/2014 - 12:58 pm | View Link
  • Robert D. Mochrie, 75, 
of North Attleboro, vet - Boston Herald
    1 dead, 2 injured in crash in Attleboro - Boston Globe
    08/30/2014 - 12:18 pm | View Link
  • Dick Sierens, former Wings groundskeeper, dies - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
    He served in World War II and Korean War Burial is at ... for 41 seasons, died Tuesday ... He was 87. He is survived by ... p.m. at New Comer ...
    08/29/2014 - 4:52 am | View Link
  • John J. Healy, 89, contractor - Philly.com
    Delaware, died Sunday, Aug. 24, of lymphoma at his home. ... into the water survived."He ... on April 3, 1946. He was reactivated during the ...
    08/28/2014 - 3:18 pm | View Link
  • Berkeley R. Vassar - Advertiser-Tribune
    , 85, of Castalia, died Wednesday ... U.S. Army, serving as a tank commander in the Korean War. ... Berkeley is survived by his ... at Ransom ...
    08/28/2014 - 8:28 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Teens who survived South Korea ferry sinking return to school
    READ MORE: South Korea ferry disaster – Some bodies sent home to wrong families After decades of negligence ... development above all else following the devastation of the Korean War, which began 64 years ago Wednesday with a North Korean invasion.
    06/25/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • Today's obits: Dominick Fisch survived a Nazi work camp and death train during World War II
    Dominick Fisch, 79, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at his home. He was born ... of Polish Catholics during World War II, including months in a Nazi work camp and on a death train. He was an Army veteran serving during the Korean War. He retired from Allied ...
    02/12/2014 - 2:13 am | View Link
  • Ex-Aurora mayor survived World War II despite injuries, malaria
    During the Korean ... bought a home that his family still uses for vacations. After World War II, Hettinger graduated from Kent State University, where he met his future wife, Arlyn Robinson. They were married for 55 years before she died in 2004.
    01/28/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Francis Galligan, a Taunton native who survived Bataan Death March dies at 91
    Taunton’s Francis Galligan survived the Bataan Death March, the Palawan Massacre and three and half years in a Japanese prison camp during World War II before returning to action to serve in the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Galligan died on Nov. 21 at ...
    12/5/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • He survived Korean War, but died in home invasion
    JOSEPH FLEMING, a decorated Korean War veteran who raised six children ... Aaron Pitts, 20, a second suspect in the home-invasion slaying, was taken into custody on Friday, several hours after Fleming died of his wounds. Lt. John Walker of the Southwest ...
    06/28/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • The Princess Bride (1987)
    The Princess Bride (1987) Quotes on IMDb: Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, TV series and more...
    09/16/2014 - 5:02 am | View Website
  • Korean War
    The Korean War (in South Korea: 한국전쟁, Hanguk Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korea: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War ...
    09/16/2014 - 1:35 am | View Website
  • North Korean famine
    Background . The great famine, known in North Korea by the officially mandated code words konanŭi haenggun (The March of Suffering), was a central event in the ...
    09/15/2014 - 10:29 pm | View Website
  • Research Our Records
    Research Our Records
    09/15/2014 - 5:57 pm | View Website
  • California's War Dead
    California’s War Dead. Military deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan, 2001-Present
    09/15/2014 - 10:33 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News