Veronica Ayala, 26, of Sunnyside was tragically taken from us by a gunshot wound on

Sunday, July 29, 2007

, from her home in Sunnyside.

Veronica was born

June 12, 1981

, in


, the daughter of Alfredo Ayala and Diana Lee Cantu. Veronica received her education in Sunnyside, and later attended Job Corps in White Swan.

She was a very happy person who enjoyed joking, laughing, dancing, music and helping others. Veronica expressed her feeling through writing and poetry. She adored her children and cherished time spent with them.

Veronica is survived by her companion, Humberto Flores; six children, Deondreh James Ayala, Sebastian Lee Ray Ayala Garcia, Angel Ayala, Karizma Anjel Flores, Humberto Flores Jr. and Phae Bian Angel Flores, all of Sunnyside; her parents, Diana Cantu and stepfather, Juaquin Maciel, both of Sunnyside and Alfredo Ayala; her grandparents, Ramiro and Ramona Vialon of Sunnyside; two sisters, Delinda Rodriguez (Steve) and Erica Ayala of Grandview; four brothers, Lorenzo Lozano of Arizona, Jonathan Vialon, Jessie Vialon and P.J. Cantu, all of Sunnyside; two aunts, Linda Sarmiento (Bob) of Sunnyside and Mary Flores (Luis) of Grandview; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sabrina Liane Ayala; one brother; Alfredo Ayala Jr.; a niece, Alyssa RaeAnn Ayala; and two uncles, Ray Vialon and Jesse Vialon.

A memorial Mass will be held

Friday, Aug. 3, 2007

, at

11 a.m.

at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sunnyside. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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