Elizabeth Mary Fleming, 25, died suddenly of a cardiac arrest on Monday, March 11, 2013 at Albany Medical Center.
Born in Albany, she was the daughter of Timothy M. Fleming (Edna Goldsmith) of Troy and Judith Coates Fleming Dickens (Douglas M. Dickens) of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Raised and educated in North Carolina and Troy, she was a graduate of Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, NC and attended Appalachian State University, Boone, NC and Sage Colleges, Troy. Elizabeth Mary, Liz to her friends loved music and was a talented songwriter who grew up with a song in her heart. She possessed an ever ready willingness to share her music and soul and her spirit was contagious to all those she encountered. She leaves behind a rich legacy of love and compassion for fellow man and always treated all with warmth and joy. Her exuberance for life will be missed by all who knew her. Elizabeth influenced those whom she met and was a faithful friend. Her sense of humor could lighten your spirit and she loved to enrich the lives of others. Her time with us was short, but our lives were enriched by her infinite love, compassion and gratitude.
Survivors in addition to her parents include a daughter Kathleen Sarah Bigley, grandmother Elizabeth DelTorto Coates of Troy, companion Sean Bigley of Albany and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Elizabeth was predeceased by her grandparents John and Mary Waters Fleming and William E. Coates.
Friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 12 noon at St. Augustine’s Church, Troy.
Cremation will take place at the Gardner Earl Crematorium. Calling hours will be private.
Arrangements by McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home corner of Third Avenue and 109th Street, Lansingburgh.
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