Johanna Roque

Johanna Roque, 24 of York, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 as a result of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.  She was the fiancé of Nathan Fleming of York. Born January 3, 1991 in the Dominican Republic, she was the daughter of Ramon and Carmen (Quezada) Roque of York. A service to celebrate the life of Johanna will be held at 1pm on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 309 S. George Street, York, with  Rev. Fr. Jonathan Sawicki  officiating.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 11am until the start of the service.  Interment will be in Shiloh Cemetery, York.  The Gilbert L. Dailey Funeral Home, Harrisburg has been entrusted with the arrangements. In addition to her fiancé and parents, Johanna is survived by her Daughter, Nathaliz Orrezz Fleming, at home and her Sisters, Catherine Roque of York, Digna Roque of SanFrancisco, Romona Roque of Lake Mary, FL, and Alba Roque of New York. She was an Honor Graduate from William Penn Senior High school in 2009, she earned an academic scholarship to York College and recently graduated on May 16, 2015 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy.  Johanna  was employed part- time as a medical technician at Country Meadows of Leaders Heights, and  was a full-time non-paid intern at Masonic Village in Elizabethtown which she was due to complete on August 26th. This tragic accident happened on her way to her internship that morning. She was a mother dedicated to providing the best life possible for her 1st and only daughter. Johanna’s entire existence revolved around her daughter Nathaliz. Johanna loved fashion, shopping, travel and most of all, she enjoyed being a Mom and an amazing life partner with Nathan.  Two days prior to the accident Johanna had just celebrated  her daughter's 2nd birthday party with family and friends. Memorial Contributions in Johanna’s Memory may be sent to: Nathaliz Fleming Trust Fund, c/o Fulton Bank, 30 S. George Street, York, PA  17401. The Dailey Funeral Home Is Honored To Serve The Roque Family. www.daileyfuneralhome.com

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My husband and I, both professors at York College, were very saddened when we read of Johanna's untimely death. We both remember her as a wonderful student who always brought so much life and joy to our classrooms. Johanna was in class with both of us one semester and she called it her "Double Doutrich" semester. In my Spanish class, she was always willing to share insights into her culture and contributed in so many ways in making the learning experience a positive one for everyone. Johanna stands out for me as one of the most memorable students in my 28 years at the college and I treasure her memory. My heart goes out to her family and friends and I pray for God to surround you with peace and love.

Cindy Doutrich
York College

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