is with great sadness that the family of Veronica Flournoy-Fleming announces
her passing after a long illness, on Sunday, August 19, 2008, at Central
Florida Memorial Hospital, Sanford.
Veronica will be forever remembered by her husband, Jeff Fleming, her
mother, Eileen Flournoy, her daughters, Candace Trahan-Flournoy, 12, and
Keeshawna Lyerly-Flournoy, 10. Veronica will also be fondly remembered
by her brothers, Shaun Flournoy, of New York, Craig Flournoy, of Deltona,
and her sister Elizabeth Battipaglia, of Spain. She will be dearly missed
by her friends.
A native of Far Rockway, Queens, NY, Veronica. 39, graduated Cum Laud
with a Bachelor?s of Science degree in Sociology from Marymount Manhattan
College, New York City. She worked as a housing advocate with the Bailey
House in NYC an organization whose mission is to empower people living
with HIV/AIDS. In 2004 she continued her social work for those affected
by HIV/AIDS at ACT and Serenity House in Daytona. Veronica was dedicated
to public advocacy for the incarcerated and as a member of the Mothers
of the New York Disappeared helped to reform the Rockefeller Drug laws
in New York State.
A Memorial Service in Memory of Veronica will be held on Thursday, August
23, at 7:00 P.M., at the Calvary Baptist Church, 671 N. St. Rd 415, Osteen,
FL, with Pastor Rick Scarlett officiating.
The family will graciously accept Memorial Donations in Memory of Veronica.
c/o Eileen Flournoy 709 Waterfall Circle Deltona, FL 32725