Daniele J. Fleischer, owner of a Harford County interior design firm, died Monday of a stroke at her Bel Air home. She was 66.
Daniele Jeanne Lemarie was born in St. Maur, France, and raised in Paris. She studied art and design in France. In 1958, she married Pete Thrasher. The marriage ended in divorce.
She came to Baltimore in 1963, returned to France for several years, then returned to the city in 1966.
She was a designer for Shaivitz Furniture from 1975 to 1985 and then was design director for DGI, a design firm, for a year.
Since 1986, she had owned and been design director for Lemarie Interieurs in Bel Air, where she provided residential and commercial interior design services.
Mrs. Fleischer had been a member of the Interior Design Society since 1981 and for two years was president of the organization's Middle Atlantic chapter. She had also been a member and president of the Baltimore chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association.
Mrs. Fleischer participated in six Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Show Houses and a Dream Home, family members said.
She was a member of the Chesapeake Professional Women's Alliance and volunteered at the Chesapeake Cancer Alliance and the ARC Northern Chesapeake Region.
Mrs. Fleischer was a world traveler and enjoyed the opera, classical music and attending Broadway shows.
She was a communicant of St. Margaret Roman Catholic Church, 141 N. Hickory St. in Bel Air, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today.
Survivors include three sons, Eric J. Fleischer of Bel Air, Stanley J. Fleischer of Towson and Jan Marc L. Fleischer of Abingdon; a daughter, Ann E. Fleischer of Philadelphia; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Her marriage to Robert D. Fleischer, a retired WMAR-TV cameraman and aerial photographer, ended in divorce.