Veronica Canady Butler
Veronica Canady Butler
  • June 17, 1954 - September 10, 2017
  • Lake Mary, Florida

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Veronica Canady Butler or Ronnie as she was affectionately referred to by family and friends, age 63 of Lake Mary, FL passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Ronnie graced this world with her illuminating presence on June 17, 1954 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Ronnie was educated in the Norfolk City Public school system and graduated from Norview High School in 1972. After graduation, Ronnie enlisted in the United States Army Women’s Auxiliary Corp (WAC) where she received training and certifications as a Registered Nurse. Ronnie proudly served her country from 1974 to 1978. For the next 10 years Ronnie worked for several healthcare facilities in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. In 1989, Ronnie and Charlie relocated to Lake Mary Florida. In 1990, Ronnie began her career at Florida Hospital and 25 years later retired on December 31, 2015. Ronnie received her Bachelor of Science’s Degree in Nursing in 2010. She enjoyed traveling, playing cards, dominoes, computer games, and spending time with family and friends.

Veronica Canady married Charles Butler on November 5, 1977 at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Chapel in Washington, DC. They were married for almost 40 years.

Ronnie is survived by her husband Charles, her mother Catherine Hudson, her brother Stewart Canady and his wife Elaine, her youngest brother Winston R. Canady and his wife Alethea, and countless nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Ronnie was preceded in death by her father, Theodore Canady, her brother, Rudolph V, Canady and her sister Silvia Canady.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 PM on September 22, 2017 at Nativity Catholic Church in Longwood. FL and on September 29, 2017 at Saint Aloysius Church in Leonardtown, MD. Visitation will be held at 11:00 AM and Father David Beaubien of St. Aloysius Church will be officiating. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery in Mechanicsville, Maryland. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home in Sanford, FL and Brinsfield--Echols Funeral Home in Leonardtown, MD.