Veronica I Francis, 89 of Alexander Avenue passed away Monday September 19, 2016. Born in Providence she was the daughter of the late George and Harriet (Johnson-Taylor) Francis. She was an office manager for Trifari before retiring and a former member of the Cape Verdean Progressive Center. Veronica is survived by one brother Donald Taylor of S. Kingstown, and her niece and caretaker Michelle Francis-Davis of Providence, and several nieces and nephews. She was the longtime companion of the late Alfred Jacobs, and sister of the late William E. Francis, Eileen Foye, Lois Perry, Ralph Taylor, Ina Hughes, Kenneth R Francis, George Francis, and Owen Taylor. Her funeral will begin on Saturday at 11AM with a service to follow at 12 PM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will follow in North Burial Ground, Providence.