Joan Fleming

Joan Elizabeth Hodges Fleming, 78, of Naples, Fl. formally of Pompano Beach, passed away on 9/19/13. She is preceded in death by her husband Jack, son Johnny, and two brothers. She is survived by her brother Jack and sister-in-law Jean of SC, as well as brother-in-law Michael Fleming of Pa. She also leaves cousins, nephews, and nieces. Joan was a graduate of Pompano Bch. High school in 1953. She was graduated from Stetson in 1957 and received a master's in education in Wisconsin in 1968. Her teaching career took her from Florida to Puerto Rico and she retired from teaching at Shadowlawn Elementary in Naples, Fl. She had a lifelong commitment to learning and sharing that knowledge with others. She touched many people and will be greatly missed. Her son, Johnny was a resident of Sunrise Community in Miami. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be directed to Sunrise Community Inc, 22300 SW 162nd Ave, Miami, Fl. in appreciation of their care and compassion.

Published in Sun-Sentinel from Oct. 6 to Oct. 8, 2013