Heritage Funeral Chapel

Trust, Compassion and Affordability Since 1981

The Heritage Family of Funeral Homes have served the greater Phoenix area for 30 years under the careful guidance of the Stobierski family. Today, as a third generation family-owned firm, we have become the area’s most preferred funeral homes by providing the highest level of service to our community.

As a full-service firm with eight convenient funeral home locations, five cemeteries and two privately owned crematories, we have consistently offered the area’s most reasonable prices in funeral services. We take personal pride in the beauty of our facilities and the professionalism of our staff.

We welcome you to visit our funeral homes and become acquainted with our comfortable facilities and meet our compassionate staff. Please consider this a personal invitation, from our family to yours.


Our Obituaries

Leonard "Len" Ray Frasier

June 30, 1944 - July 24, 2015

Leonard "Len" Ray Frasier was born on June 30, 1944 in Vancouver, WA. He joined loved ones in Heaven on July 24, 2015 while surrounded by his family in Phoenix, AZ. Len fought a long courageous battle with cancer with immense bravery and positivity. He was predeceased in death by his parents; Willis and Frieda Frasier of Yakima, WA. He is survived by his spouse Trudy Frasier whom he married...
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Anna M. Poling

March 19, 1914 - July 22, 2015

Anna M. Poling, of Peoria, AZ, formerly of Toledo, OH passed away peacefully on July 22, 2015 at the age of 101. Anna's greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed activities at the nursing home and her favorite was playing Bingo. She was born on March 19, 1914 to Harry and Sarah (Schwartz) Remer in Toledo, OH. Anna is survived by her son, Tim (Iris) Poling of...
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Gerald E. Sutliff

May 11, 1940 - July 19, 2015

Gerald E. Sutliff, 75, of Glendale passed away July 19, 2015. Gerald served in the United States Army for 20 years in the military intelligence branch. He was a member of the DAV and VFW. After retiring from the Army he worked in the civilian firefighter support services with the Air Force. He was a communicant of the Church of St. Thomas More. Gerald is survived by his wife Vincenza; son,...
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Helen Louise Dobash

December 25, 1926 - July 19, 2015

Helen Louise Dobash, 88 of Glendale, Arizona passed peacefully at her home on Sunday, July 19 with her family at her bedside. She was born December 25, 1926 in Otter Creek, Florida. Helen was proceeded in death by her husband, Paul of 62 years. She was a beautiful seamstress, and had a knack for some decorating. She loved camping with family and enjoyed outdoor activities. Her greatest joy and...
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Jerry Ray Emerson

June 30, 1952 - July 18, 2015

Jerry Ray Emerson passed away peacefully on July 18th 2015 surrounded by family and friends. He leaves behind many broken hearts and many happy memories that we'll hold onto when we're at our saddest moments. He was born in June 1952 in Homer, Louisiana, where he attended high school and then joined the U.S. Air Force in 1970, working in Security Forces in Vietnam and as a Diet Therapist in the...
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Ben L Benson

June 6, 1930 - July 17, 2015

Ben L. Benson, 85, of Peoria, AZ passed away on July 17, 2015. Ben was enlisted in the USAF and was a veteran of the Korean War where he earned a service medal with 3 bronze stars. Ben grew up in La Porte, IN, attended college at Northrup Aeronautical Institute in CA, and worked for McDonnell Douglas(Boeing) for 34 years until his retirement in 1991. After retirement, Ben and Sue were...
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James Thomas O'Donnell

June 2, 1965 - July 16, 2015

James Thomas O'Donnell, III, 50, of Black Canyon City passed away July 16, 2015 in Templeton, CA. He worked as a driver for UPS and was a motorcycle enthusiast. James is survived by his mother, Bonnie Lea; father, Phillip Burg; two sons, Logan O'Donnell and Scott Gammons; brother, Eric Burg; uncle, Michael Lee Cottmeyer and aunt, Jacqulin Isabelle Cottmeyer.
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George Leppla

February 23, 1931 - July 16, 2015

George Leppla. 84 of Peoria AZ, passed away on July 16, 2015, surrounded by his loved ones. He is survived by his wife Jane of 59 years, his three children, Susan, David & John, three grandchildren, Matthew, Michelle & Jessica, two great-grandchildren, Jenna & Norah, his sister Carol, two brother in laws and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers please donate to Shriners Children...
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Raymond D Ramirez

July 8, 1925 - July 14, 2015

Raymond D Ramirez, 90, of Phoenix, passed away on July 14, 2015. He was born on July 8, 1925 to Manuel and Juana (Dominguez) Ramirez in Yuma, AZ. Raymond is survived by his children, Alfred Ramirez, Robert Ramirez, Rosemarie Leas and Cynthia Arvizu, 16 Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren, 1 brother and 2 sisters. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Carmen, beloved parents, Manuel...
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Jehan Ali Soliman

February 10, 1992 - July 11, 2015


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Hugh Jones

July 18, 1938 - July 10, 2015

Hugh William Leonard Jones, Hughie as most of his friends called him, passed away on July 10, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona where he had resided for the past 35 years. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia on July 18, 1938. He was predeceased by his mother Jean (Hannon) Jones and his father Hugh John Jones who was killed in World War II. He was a proud member of the 5th Field Engineers for over seven...
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Mary Lou Tuerff

May 21, 1929 - July 9, 2015

Mary Lou Tuerff (or Lulu as she was known to her friends), born May 21st, 1929 in Gary, Indiana; beloved wife and mother, who resided in Phoenix, AZ, passed away after a brief illness on July 9th, 2015. Mary Lou was preceded in death by devoted husband, Gerald J. Tuerff and her beloved daughter Kathleen. Mary Lou is survived by her brother Joe (Jean) Clune, sons Thomas (Janice), Joseph (Carol),...
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Logan Michael Schall

May 5, 2015 - July 8, 2015

BABY LOGAN MICHAEL SCHALL May 5th 2015-July 8th 2015. "Dearest Logan, please know that our greatest blessing was having you." Heaven's gain was our loss when our precious Logan was called away. Logan is survived by his parents; Jason Schall and Becky Gerow, along with his brothers and sister, his grandparents and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
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Robyn Lynn Love

September 20, 1963 - July 5, 2015

Robyn, a native Arizonian, passed away July 5, 2015. She graduated Greenway High School and attended ASU. Robyn loved flowers, her garden, and traveling in her spare time. Most of all Robyn loved her family. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. She is predeceased by her mother, Ruby Garner. Survived by her husband Johnny Love, her daughter Contessa Sanchez, father, Roy...
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Joyce Carol Deitch

November 5, 1940 - July 4, 2015

Joyce C. Deitch, 74, of Phoenix passed away on July 4th, 2015. She was born in Chicago on November 5th, 1940 to the late Norman and Fern Schlink. Joyce worked for and retired from JC Penneys after more than 20 years before joining H&R Block as a tax preparer. Joyces' hobbies included working crossword puzzles and watching Jeopardy every day. Joyce was a loyal and devoted wife, mother, grandmother...
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Steve Z. Kodros

June 22, 1924 - June 29, 2015

STEVE KODROS June 22, 1924 – June 29, 2015 Steve Zachary Kodros was born in Andros, Greece, on Sunday, June 22, 1924. He was one of five children born to Zachary and Arlene who later moved the family to Athens where Steve grew up. Steve was very proud of his Greek heritage, the culture, food and music (OPA!) He did his best to instill that pride in his children and grandchildren as well....
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Helen Nash

July 23, 1920 - June 27, 2015

Helen Nash, 94, passed away June 27, 2015 in Peoria, AZ. She was born July 23, 1920 in Coalport, PA to Fiorindo & Alesandrina Bellotti. Helen is preceded in death by her parents, husband Lovell Quentin Nash and 4 sisters Hazel, Albina, Menta and Theresa. She is survived by her daughter Connie Sue; 6 sisters Mary, Margaret, Virginia, Florinda, DeSales and Anna Marie; brother Alex and numerous...
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Freeda Charlann Minier (Roberts)

September 22, 1922 - June 24, 2015

Freeda Charlann Minier (Roberts) entered into life September 22, 1922 in Franklin, Pennsylvania to H.P. and Georgia Ruth (Williams) Roberts and entered into rest June 24, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Freeda married the love of her life William C. Minier Sr., when they graduated from school. They were married for 47 years before he went Home. She is with him now. Freeda was a strong woman -...
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David E. Phillips

March 28, 1947 - June 22, 2015

David E. Phillips, 68 of Phoenix passed away June 22, 2015. He was born on March 28, 1947, in Corvallis, Oregon, the son of Harry Robert and Doris (May) Phillips. He was raised and educated in Dallas, Oregon, graduating from Dallas High School, and later receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Management and Organizational Leadership from George Fox University. David served in the US Army...
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Kenneth George Foley

September 15, 1955 - June 14, 2015

Kenneth G. Foley, 59, of Phoenix passed away suddenly on June 14, 2015. He was a loving son, brother, uncle, and fiancée who will be greatly missed. Kenneth was predeceased by his father George E. Foley. Kenneth is survived by his mother Carmela; sisters Carol Bauer (Robert) and Lynn Szafranski (Jerome); nieces Andrea and Leanne; nephews Gregory and Eric; grandnieces Rhiley and Hadley; and...
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Victoria Pena Becerra

July 28, 1927 - June 14, 2015

Victoria Pena Becerra, 87, of Glendale, passed away on June 14, 2015 in Glendale, AZ. She was a very loving and wonderful mother and grandmother. She was born on July 28, 1927 to Efren and Maria (De La Cruz) Pena. Victoria is survived by her children Jose Jimenez, Pete Jimenez, Mary Leonard and Angela Gipper; 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, brother, Juan Pena and sister, Romona...
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Sylvia J. Barchus

February 2, 1938 - June 13, 2015

Sylvia Barchus, loving mother, grandmother and friend passed away peacefully on June 13, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona; she was 77 years old. Sylvia was born in Butler, Pennsylvania and married in 1953. In the mid-sixty's, the family relocated to Europe and traveled throughout for 2 years, then returning to Pittsburgh, PA. The family then moved to La Canada, California in 1970. After the February 9,...
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Cherie F. Koepke

August 23, 1940 - June 13, 2015

Cherie F. Koepke entered into life August 23, 1940 in San Jose, California and entered into rest June 13, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. She leave behind to cherish her memory, her husband, James H. Koepke, son, Tony Christie, 7 grandchildren, Johnny, Alexia, Jessica, Victoria, Daniella, Nelli and Jack, and 4 great grandchildren, Connor, Lily, Corbin and Jessica.
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William E. Slaughter

October 26, 1931 - June 13, 2015

William E. Slaughter passed away peacefully June 13. 2015 with the love of his life, his wife Kathy by his side. He was born October 26, 1931 in Ajo, Arizona to Agnes Belle Kitts and Jess Slaughter. He is preceded in death by his sister Ruth Slaughter and brothers Horace Slaughter and Marvin (Cotton) Slaughter. He is survived by his sisters Beverly Bowe, Lenora Daugherty, and Lois Peters. His...
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Gregory "Jim" James Moran

December 2, 1955 - June 13, 2015

Gregory "Jim" James Moran entered into life December 2, 1955 and entered into rest June 13, 2015. He is survived by his wife Pamela Moran and brother Timothy John (Rhonda) Moran. He and his brother owned Moran and Sons Lumber. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations be made to Donor Network.
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Michael Wayne Morton

June 6, 1956 - June 12, 2015


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James Valentine Quinn, Jr.

April 14, 1929 - June 12, 2015

James Valentine Quinn Jr. passed away surrounded by family on June 12, 2015. James was born on April 14, 1929 in Chicago, IL to James and Alice Quinn. He met his beloved Kathryn in Santa Rosa, NM, and they married on June 7, 1952. Over their 59 years of marriage, they welcomed five daughters. Jim's warmth and humor touched many, serving as a long-time volunteer for the Knights of Columbus,...
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Margaret "Dolly" Mary Scannapieco

February 9, 1932 - June 10, 2015

Margaret "Dolly" Scannapieco, 83, of Peoria, AZ, born February 9, 1932 in Yonkers, NY passed away June 10, 2015. Dolly was a member of the Red Hat Ladies Dazzelers. She is survived by her husband, Anthony Scannapieco, children, Anthony (Donna) Scannapieco Jr., Suzanne (Michael) DeLucci and Robin Scannapieco, grandchildren, Michael, Michelle, Melissa and Noelle, great grandchildren, Brooklyn,...
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Joseph Marcus De Cew

October 15, 1993 - June 8, 2015


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Barbara Ellen McNeil

January 26, 1928 - June 7, 2015

Barbara Ellen McNeil was born January 26, 1928 to Robert Kenneth and Flossie Mae Bond in Hinton, West Virginia. Barbara is survived by her thirteen children and their spouses; Gary (Margaret) Hogan, Darla (Houston) Eads, Kenneth Hogan, Donald (Karen) Hogan, Wayne (Michelle) Hogan, Robert (Peggy) Hogan, Terri Young, Timothy (Linda) Hogan, Mark (Karen) Hogan, Jami Meyers, Michael McNeil, Barbara ...
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William A Semper

September 13, 1928 - June 4, 2015

William Abraham Semper went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, as he peacefully passed away on June 4, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Fondly known as Bill Semper, he was born on September 13, 1928 on the island of Montserrat in the British West Indies. At the age of 19, he migrated to New York City where he became a U. S. citizen. During his lifetime he was recognized for his academic...
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Emerita Fider Del Mundo

September 22, 1954 - June 4, 2015


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Sylvester Wayne Alexander

October 28, 1947 - May 30, 2015

Sylvester Wayne Alexander was born October 28, 1947 in Pawnee, OK to George & Cozette Alexander. He was raised in Wellington KS, where he graduated WHS in 1965. After a twenty year career with BNSF railroad, he attended Cowley County Community College, become a CNC machinist, and worked at Precision Machine. He married Cecilia Booth, who bore him two sons, Aaron Clayton & Tory Allen Alexander....
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Diane L. Chavez

September 25, 1943 - May 30, 2015

Diane L. Chavez, born September 25th, 1943 passed peacefully on Saturday May 30, 2015 after battling small cell lung cancer for 6 months. Her faith remained strong as she battled this illness. Diane was an amazing mother and nana. She was an independent, brave, adventurous woman who loved to travel with family and friends. Her captivating big blue eyes were as big as her heart. She dedicated...
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Carmelo "Carl" Basile

September 20, 1928 - May 30, 2015

Carmelo "Carl" Basile, 86, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away on May 30, 2015. Graveside Services will be held Friday, June 5, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Sunwest Cemetery, 12525 N.W. Grand Ave. El Mirage, Arizona.
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Glen Earl Hodges

December 21, 1935 - May 24, 2015

Glen Earl Hodges of Peoria, AZ passed away on May 24, 2015. He was born in a log cabin in Paint Rock, Alabama, on December 21, 1935. His mother, Margie Frazier and sister, Betty Taylor preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Laura, sister Mary Evelyn Hill, son Richard (Kathy) Hodges, daughters Juli (Jim) Wagner, Debra (Mike) Mulroe and six grandchildren: Shea and Dean (Vedrana) Hodges,...
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John Byrd

June 19, 1929 - May 21, 2015

John Byrd, 85, passed away May 21, 2015 in Sun City, Arizona. He was welcomed home by his Savior Jesus Christ. John was a loving husband and father who enjoyed spending time with his family. His family and friends are a testament to all the lives that he touched. John worked at Bresler Ice Cream Co. from 1964-1986. He started in the cooler, was promoted to production, and later driving semi...
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Ernest Stanley Brooks, Jr.

February 7, 1961 - May 20, 2015

Ernest Stanley Brooks Jr., 54, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on May 20, 2015. Ernie was born February 7, 1961 at Davis Monthon Air Force Base in Tucson, AZ and has lived in the Phoenix area most of his life. He has worked at Salt River Project for over 20 years, joyfully devoted many years of his life to Village Meadows Little League and the Goldwater Pride Regiment Marching Band in support of his...
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Richard J Rodriguez

February 25, 1955 - May 20, 2015

Richard J. Rodriguez, 60, of Glendale died May 20, 2015. He was born February 25, 1955 in Anniston, AL the son of Johnny Rodriguez and Betty (Crossley) Banner. He lived in Arizona for the past 42 years. He worked at Transpac Aviation, Sperry, Mesa Airlines, Cutter Aviation and American West Airlines. Richard was a sport enthusiast, playing racquet ball, tennis, golf and bowling. He was a huge AZ...
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Calvin A. Pepper, Jr.

January 9, 1928 - May 16, 2015

Calvin A. Pepper, Jr., 87, of Sun City West, passed away on May 16, 2015. Private services will be held at a later date.
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Nicholas James Allocca

November 13, 1979 - May 15, 2015

Nicholas J. Allocca Survived by: Parents: Joseph P. Allocca and Paula Jo Allocca married since 1978. Sisters: Frances Maier, Christina Kristoffersen, and Gina Allocca Brother: Paul Allocca, and several Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Preceeded in Death by: Sister DeAnza Allocca passed away August 18, 1985. Biography: Nicholas attended St. Michael's High School in Santa Fe, New ...
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Bradley Paul Hanauer

April 9, 1957 - May 14, 2015

Bradley Paul Hanauer, 58, of Phoenix, passed away on May 14, 2015. He was born on April 9, 1957 to Frank and Carol (Wiberg) Hanauer in Chicago, IL. Bradley was a master carpenter, loved his family, NASCAR, hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. He had a kind gentle spirit. He was preceded in death by father, Frank Paul Hanauer, Jr. Bradley is survived by his mother Carol Hanauer, wife Traci, son,...
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Anntoinette "Toni" Holly

June 29, 1925 - May 14, 2015

Antoinette "Toni" Holly, 89, of Sun City, passed away on May 14, 2015 in Sun City, AZ. She was born on June 29, 1925 to Eugene and Antoinette (Klem) Suragen in Detroit, MI. She was preceded in death by her parents and Husband, Ralph Holly. Toni is survived by her children Dave (Alta) Holly, Paul Holly, Jan (John) Menninger, and Sue Holly; grandchildren Scott (Christine) Holly, Jeff (Kelly)...
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Brandon Alexander Montemayor

February 19, 1991 - May 13, 2015

Brandon Alexander Montemayor, 24, entered Heaven's Gates on May 13, 2015 in Glendale, AZ. Brandon was born in Westminster, CO on February 19, 1991. He moved to Arizona in 1994 and graduated from Ironwood High School in 2009 where he enjoyed the Culinary Arts program. He worked as a teaching assistant for preschool children at L'il Pardners Childcare and Preschool in Peoria. Brandon loved...
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Katharyne "Kathie" Ann Sweet

July 1, 1951 - May 13, 2015

Katharyne "Kathie" Ann Sweet, aged 63, peacefully entered Heaven's gates on Wednesday May 13, 2015 in the comfort of her home in Glendale, AZ. Kathie was born on July 1, 1951, in Washington D.C., the daughter of Donald Mays and Shirley Ann Mays. Family, friends, laughter, and her love for life were Kathie's passions and delight. We created some of our best memories at the lake in the hot summer...
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Narcisa P. Pati

March 18, 1915 - May 9, 2015


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Sharon DiCosmo

July 15, 1956 - May 9, 2015

Sharon DiCosmo, 58, passed away May 9, 2015 peacefully in her home in Glendale, AZ after living with cancer since first diagnosed in May of 2007. She was born July 15, 1956 in Bridgeport, Connecticut and moved to Arizona. Sharon attended Bullard Haven High School in CT and Mesa Community College. Her work history began in CT as a cosmetologist. After moving to AZ, she worked at American/Storr...
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Irene Gail Carroll

May 17, 1949 - May 7, 2015

Irene Gail (Macias) Carroll, 65 of Surprise died May 7, 2015. She was born on May 17, 1949 in San Angelo, TX the daughter of Julius Macias and the late Vedenia (Johnston) Macias. Irene was a resident of Arizona for the past 8 years. Besides her father, Irene is survived by her husband, Donald Carroll; 4 children, Donald E. Carroll, Vedenia Cochran, Holly Scott and Kevin Carroll and 10...
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Juan C. Gomez

February 14, 1951 - May 7, 2015


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Ralph O. Lippig

December 2, 1927 - May 7, 2015

Ralph O. Lippig passed into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Ralph was born in Halle Germany on December 2, 1927, moving with his parents to the United States when he was about three years old. He served in the U.S. Army and upon his discharge, married Margaret Rieger in 1948, and together, they had four children. Following Margaret's death in 1990, he met and married Virginia...
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JD Campbell

April 14, 1931 - May 5, 2015

Campbell, JD. 84 of Peoria, AZ passed away on May 5th 2015 after a short illness. JD was born in Rush Center, KS on April 14, 1931. He attended Kansas State University and after serving in the U.S. Army came to AZ in 1956. After several jobs he settled on the real estate industry. In 1968, after wanting to sell property in Peoria in what would become North Peoria around the Pinnacle Peak Rd and...
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Darwin Eugene Ritchhart

September 5, 1944 - May 5, 2015

It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Darwin E. Ritchhart at the age of 70. He moved on to his happy hunting grounds on May 5, 2015 at his home in Glendale. The avid outdoorsman thrived on hunting, fishing and provided great companionship to family and friends. While his death is a terrible loss, there is comfort in knowing he is no longer in pain from a long battle with health...
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Robert Douglas Divelbiss

February 17, 1945 - May 4, 2015

Robert Douglas Divelbiss February 17, 1945-May 4, 2015 R. Douglas Divelbiss, aged 70, died on May 4, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania to Robert M. and Dorothy A. Divelbiss. He is survived by Jane, his beloved wife of 45 years; son R. Skip Divelbiss and wife Tiffany, of Phoenix, Arizona; daughter Katherine Divelbiss Clary and her husband, Brian, of Huntsville,...
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Keith A. Kaiser, Sr

May 24, 1951 - May 2, 2015

Keith Alan Kaiser Sr., 63, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Keith was born May 24, 1951 and was raised in Parma, Ohio. He graduated from Normandy High School in 1970, and went on to join the United States Air Force. While stationed in Turkey, he met his wife, Sarah Kaiser, and they were married on October 6, 1973. Keith loved to travel, listening to all...
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Sonja Peterson

February 18, 1972 - April 29, 2015

Sonja Peterson (Hefton) died peacefully at home on April 29, 2015 in Glendale, AZ at the age of 43. Sonja is survived by her Father Joseph Hefton, Meeker, CO., husband Jeffrey Peterson, children Drew, age 9 and Gabrielle, age 5. She is also survived by her brothers Shane Holden (Gina) and Joe Hefton (Lori), Father and Mother -in-law, Jim and Kathi Peterson, sisters and brothers-in-law, Karen &...
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Thomas John Schwoerer

September 4, 1942 - April 25, 2015

Thomas John Schwoerer, 72; Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to everyone, passed away peacefully on April 25th, 2015. "Tommy" was born on September 4, 1942 in Madison, WI to Donald and Margaret Schwoerer. Tom was the eldest of six children. Shortly after graduating from Middleton High School, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and eventually...
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Leah Geniel McBride

September 1, 1937 - April 25, 2015

Leah Geniel McBride, 77, of Glendale, AZ passed away on April 25th, 2015. Beloved wife of the late John P. McBride. Loving Mother of Paul McBride (Penny), Heather Forbes (Tom). Cherished grandma of Leah Amber McBride and Kyle James Rutherford. Services to be held at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 West Thunderbird Road, Peoria, on Friday, May 1st, 2015. Visitation to begin at 10:30 a.m. with...
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Louis Bernard Christopher, Jr.

August 15, 1953 - April 23, 2015

Louis B. Christopher, Jr. was born the first child to the union of Louis Christopher and Leandres Johnson on August 15, 1953. He professed a hope in Christ at an early age and attended the Seventh Presbyterian Church in Chicago, Illinois. Louis graduated from Fenger High School and afterwards attended Roosevelt University where he obtained a Bachelors of Science in Biology. He received his...
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Mark Robert Bennett

June 16, 1963 - April 22, 2015

Mark Bennett, 51, of Glendale, AZ passed away April 22, 2015. He was born on June 16, 1963 in Detroit, MI to Robert Bennett and Ellen MacMillan. He is survived by his wife Denise (Perez) Bennett; son, Cole Bennett and daughter, Brittany Bennett, both of San Francisco, CA.
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Theresa L Jordan

November 4, 1919 - April 22, 2015

Theresa L. Jordan, 95, of Peoria passed away April 22, 2015. She was born in Dayton, OH on November 4, 1919. Daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Roth) Kuntz. She was a resident of Arizona for the past 40 years. Theresa is survived by one son, one daughter, 10 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
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Andrea Elizabeth Ketchum

November 10, 1981 - April 21, 2015


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Robert Hubata

December 5, 1942 - April 20, 2015

Robert Hubata, 72, of Phoenix, AZ passed away April 20, 2015. He was born on December 5, 1942 in Batesville, AR the son of the late Robert and Jean (Murphy) Hubata. Robert loved mathematics and earned his PhD in statistics. He had worked for Entergy in New Orleans and as a systems analyst at American Express in Arizona. Robert was an avid White Sox fan and enjoyed baseball. He is survived by his...
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George Tillman Hay, Jr.

April 1, 1935 - April 19, 2015

George Tillman Hay, Jr. 80, of Tolleson, AZ passed away April 19, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. The son of Vauddean (Stuart) and George Tillman Hay, Sr., he was born on April 1, 1935 in Paragould, AR. George was an Army veteran, serving from 1953-1956. In 1956 he set down roots in Arizona after making a road trip with his parents from Arkansas to California. He spent the early part of his...
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Frank Andrew Hinderberger, Jr.

May 7, 1948 - April 17, 2015

Frank Andrew Hinderberger, Jr., 66 of Phoenix, passed away on April 17, 2015. Born in Miami, AZ on May 7, 1948. He graduated from South Mountain High School in 1966. Later he entered th4e U.S. Airforce as a Jet Engine Mechanic in May 1967. He was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War, honorably discharged in December 1970. He attended college in Phoenix pursuing accounting. In...
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Thomas James Serafin

June 14, 1945 - April 13, 2015

Thomas J. Serafin, 69, passed away peacefully on April 13, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ. He was born on June 14, 1945 in Cleveland, OH. Tom was a devoted husband, nurturing father, loving grandfather, proud patriot and Vietnam Veteran. Tom is survived by his wife, Lois; three sons Steven, Edward and Craig (Shannon) and seven grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 22 from 5:00 to...
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Vidosava Vasilije Culafic

January 19, 1955 - April 12, 2015

Vidosava was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 19, 1955 and passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at her home. Vidosava was a resident of Peoria, Arizona.
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Suzanne K. Schutt

February 17, 1944 - April 11, 2015

Suzanne K. Schutt, 71, was called home to be with her Savior on April 11, 2015. Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 10:30 AM at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Des Moines, with burial at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines. Visitation will be Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Westover Funeral Home. She was born February 17, 1944 in St. Louis to Harold and...
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Pamela A. Cass

August 12, 1954 - April 11, 2015

Pamela A. (Koenig) Cass, 60, died peacefully on April 11, 2015. Pam was born August 12, 1954 in Phoenix, Arizona to Harold and Violet Koenig. She attended West Phoenix High School, graduating in 1973. Pam was a dedicated, hardworking woman who had a great career and was very well respected in her work community. She worked for EDS (Electronic Data Systems) for 25 years, starting in Phoenix...
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Charles W. Luedtke

June 24, 1919 - April 6, 2015

Charles W. Luedtke, 95, of Phoenix, formerly of Milwaukee, WI, passed away April 5, 2015. Charles served in the US Army for four years during World War II and was longtime member of the American Leagion. He retired from the Pabst Brewing Company after 42 years. He was also an avid Green Bay Packers fan, loved woodworking and making model horse and buggy wagons. Charles was predeceased by his...
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Richard "Rick" Marciano

May 19, 1940 - April 5, 2015

Richard 'Rick' Marciano, age 74, of Phoenix, AZ, died at home on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. Rick was born on May 19, 1940, in Waterbury, Connecticut, to the late Paul A. Marciano I and his wife Ginger. He attended Phoenix Union High School and subsequently joined the United States Marine Corps. He served six years based out of Camp Pendleton, CA, attaining the rank of Corporal (E4). ...
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Naomi Fay Malmos

May 8, 1945 - April 4, 2015

Naomi Fay Malmos entered Into this life May 8, 1945 in Sandwich, Illinois and entered into rest April 4, 2015 in Surprise, Arizona. Naomi is survived by her husband, John of Phoenix, sons, Bryan and Aaron both of Peoria and 3 grandchildren, Breanna, Ian and Piper, brother, Bill Wallis of Phoenix and sisters, Mary Frances Eisner of Tampa, Florida and Diane Hill of Glendale.
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Denise Marthe Hodge

September 24, 1935 - April 1, 2015

Denise Marthe Goedhuys Hodge of Sun City, Arizona and Brussels, Belgium died in Phoenix on April 1, 2015. She was born on September 24, 1935 in Brussels of the late Marcel Goedhuys and Alice Gernaert. She was their only child. Denise grew up during World War II in Nazi-occupied Belgium. While her mother was active in serving the people of Belgium in various underground capacities, Denise...
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Terri Ann Baack

December 5, 1964 - March 30, 2015

Terri Ann (Hylland) Baack entered this world on December 5, 1964 and left for her eternal home on March 30, 2015 following a long and valiant battle with cancer. Her teen years in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, were filled with her love of Arabian horses. The show circuit kept her busy and culminated in qualifying to compete at the Nationals in Lexington, Kentucky. After high school graduation,...
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Richard John Ebel

May 29, 1929 - March 28, 2015


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Joseph Edward Posser Sr

July 30, 1962 - March 28, 2015

Joseph Edward Posser, Sr., born July 30, 1962, passed away Saturday, March 28th after suddenly suffering a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Susan; his three sons: James and his wife Trisha; Joseph Jr. and his wife Sabrina and their son Revan; and Eric. He is also survived by his brother William and his wife Fatima and their two sons; and his sisters Marianne and Barbara. Joe...
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Robert L Hauser

February 12, 1936 - March 27, 2015

Robert L. Hauser, Passed into the care of the Lord March 27th after an extended illness. His life was filled with family, work and play. Originally from Iowa, he, his parents and brothers, moved to Arizona where he worked for Valley National Bank, later Bank One, retiring after 35 years when it became Chase Bank. He and his family enjoyed many years camping at the Imperial Sand Dunes and...
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Joe Tassinari, (Smokn Joe T)

January 4, 1952 - March 24, 2015

Joe Tassinari (Smokn Joe T) 63, of Glendale, AZ was taken suddenly by the Lord. He leaves behind his loving son Dallas, his sister Mary Casey of Florida and brothers Sergio from Virginia and Patrick from Texas . Services will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 10:00 AM.
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Mary Frances Matern

September 11, 1926 - March 22, 2015

Mary Frances Matern, 88, of Glendale, AZ passed away on March 22, 2015. She was born on September 11, 1926 to Henry and Frances (Beeler) Lingg in Pullman, WA. and was the youngest of 7 children. Being adventurist as a teenager she went on her own to Seattle and worked as a waitress for two years. Mary moved back to Spokane where she met and married Ted Matern and lived in Spokane, Wa for four...
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Ida Florence Lusciandrello

November 10, 1920 - March 20, 2015

Ida Florence Lusciandrello, 94, of Glendale, passed away on March 20, 2015. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 24 at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria from 4:00pm until 8:00pm, with a prayer service at 7:00pm. Funeral services and interment will be held at a later date in New Jersey.
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Ninfa Lina Giannone

September 29, 1940 - March 20, 2015

Ninfa Lina Giannone entered into this life on September 29, 1940 in Sicily, Italy and entered into rest March 20, 2015 in Sun City, Arizona. She is survived by her husband, Emanuele Giannone, son, Joe Giannone, daughter, Frances Figuccio, and 5 grandchildren, 3 sisters, Graziela, Giovanna and Maria. She was predeceased by 3 brothers, Franco, Jacomino and Giatano.
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James Arthur "Jim" Hartfield

June 21, 1938 - March 16, 2015

James Arthur "Jim" Hartfield, 76, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2015. He was born June 21, 1938 in Wheeling, WV to Robert Fred Hartfield Sr. and Mary Leona (Davis) Hartfield. Jim went on a mission to the Belgian Congo, where he taught in a small village University. He barely made it out during the revolt where over 100,000 people died. He had a passion for peace. He was a researcher at...
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Juan Francisco "Frank" Iniquez

June 16, 1924 - March 14, 2015

Juan Francisco "Frank" Iniguez, beloved husband, father, tata, ito, compadre and tio, died peacefully on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 90 ½ years of age. Frank was born June 16, 1924, was an Arizona native from Miami, AZ. During the 1930's and 1940's he lived in both Tepic, Nayarit and Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico until he returned to Arizona in 1949. Frank had many talents, an excellent swimmer,...
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Nephi Simeon Allen

August 25, 1918 - March 12, 2015

Allen, Nephi Simeon 96, of Peoria, Arizona passed away on March 12, 2015. Nephi Simeon Allen--Family Man, Church Leader, Entrepreneur, Friend. It is with emotion mixed with sadness, gratitude, amazement and love that we announce the passing of Nephi Simeon Allen on March 12th, 2015. He entered this life in Salt Lake City, Utah on August 25th, 1918, one of the seven children of Elizabeth Skidmore...
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Cherie Litman

March 16, 1951 - March 12, 2015

Charyl Elizabeth Litman known as "Cherie" entered into life on March 16, 1951 in Rapid City, South Dakota and entered into rest on March 12, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. She is survived by her husband; Guy Raymond Litman.
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Helen Brauch

October 12, 1926 - March 11, 2015

Helen Brauch, 88, of Phoenix peacefully passed away on March 11, 2015 surrounded by family. Helen was born in Maywood, Illinois in 1926 to Herbert and Vera Chapman. She lived most of her adult life in Santa Clara, CA where she and her husband Harry raised their family. They retired to Jamestown, CA in 1984 and Helen moved to Phoenix, AZ in 2005 following Harry's passing. Helen enjoyed sewing,...
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Michael Parker

November 16, 1950 - March 10, 2015

Michael Parker was born November 16, 1950 in Covington, Kentucky and entered into rest March 10, 2015 in Goodyear, Arizona. Michael is survived by, son Michael Patrick Andrew Parker, and step-children David Michael Stamper, Scott Stamper, and Elizabeth Roselli. Loving husband to Deborah Parker, who predeceased him, 10 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
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Dilia Irene Dimas

September 15, 1922 - March 9, 2015

Dilia Irene Dimas, 92, graduated with the highest honors from the School of Life on Monday March 9, 2015. She earned her Doctorate of Love, Joy, and Wisdom with her living dissertation on how to survive, and thrive, through marriage, kids, grandkids, and great grandkids with unlimited love, understanding, and selfless devotion. Born Dilia Irene Basurto, in Ripley, California, she grew up on a...
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Benny Hays

April 19, 1938 - March 6, 2015

Benny Hays of Phoenix, Arizona, died Friday, March 6, 2015, peacefully at his home at the age of 76. Benny was born on April 19, 1938 in Artesia, New Mexico. He is a veteran of 15 years in the United States Navy and upon discharge from the military; he worked in his family business as a roofer. Benny is survived by his loving wife Gail and his children Benny (Angie), Maria, Dale (Retta),...
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Dolores J. (Dee) Hicklin

November 10, 1934 - March 5, 2015

Dolores J. (Dee) Hicklin After a brief but courageous battle with cancer, Dolores Hicklin went to be with our Lord on March 5th, 2015 in Paradise Valley, AZ at the age of 80. She leaves behind her husband of 57 years, Robert Hicklin; daughters Debbi Wood, Glendale, AZ, Terri (T) O'Reilly, Scottsdale, AZ, and Robyn Olabi, Scottsdale, AZ and her son Bart Hicklin, Des Moines, IA. Dee was...
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Shirley Rae Manning

April 25, 1936 - March 3, 2015

Shirley Rae Manning, 78, of Glendale, AZ, born Apr. 25, 1936, at a farm west of Merna, NE., passed away surrounded by the love of her family on Tuesday March 3, 2015 at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, AZ. Shirley Rae rejoins her husband Garold Duane Manning (Oct. 18, 1934-Nov. 29, 2006), whom she married June 16, 1954 in Anselmo, NE. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents...
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Kimberly Ina Sunyak

February 21, 1961 - March 3, 2015

Kimberly Ina Sunyak ( O'Connor), 54, passed away March 3rd, 2015, with family by her side. She was born to the late John & Barbara O'Connor, February 21st, 1961, In Massapequa, NY. Eldest sibling to Scott, Shawn and Raymond O'Connor. She is survived by Husband Kevin Allen Sunyak whom she married in 1995 before relocating to Phoenix, AZ. Kimberly is also survived by 7 children: Michelle, Matthew,...
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Ramon Lee Freeland

August 17, 1969 - March 2, 2015

Ramon Lee Freeland passed away suddenly on March 2, 2015 at his home in Glendale, Arizona. Ramon was born on August 17, 1969 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his mother Dorothy Freeland. He is survived by two daughters Ambre and Tanae, and four sons Maka, Brendan, Jeremiah and Diego, also his father Elijah Freeland, sister Regina and brother Kevin. Ramon attended Pioneer...
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Michael Richard Piszczatowski

April 17, 1987 - March 1, 2015

Michael was born on April 17, 1987 and passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015. He is survived by his parents; Richard and Janina, and sister; Jessica Anna. Michael was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey and was a resident of Phoenix, Arizona for the past 7 years.
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Robert "Bobby" Timothy Angulo

August 2, 1961 - February 28, 2015

Robert Timothy Angulo (August 2, 1961 to February 28, 2015) is with our Heavenly Father after courageously battling pancreatic cancer for over 10 years. Robert "Bobby" loved his family and friends beyond measure, and lived with passion and perseverance. He is preceded in death by his father Henry Angulo. He is survived by his loving wife Barbara; children Alyssa, Zeke, Nicheal; grandsons...
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Alan C. Roberge

January 14, 1993 - February 24, 2015

Alan C. Roberge, 22, of Phoenix, AZ passed away February 24, 2015. He was born on January 14, 1993 to Annette Roberge Zuniga and Christopher Roberge in Phoenix, AZ. He was a beloved son, brother, grandson, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend. Survivors include his mother Annette Roberge Zuniga, his father Christopher Roberge, his dad, Andrew Zuniga, his sisters Roxanne Roberge, and Christina Zuniga,...
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Arlene Frances Dacier

March 9, 1935 - February 23, 2015

Arlene Dacier, 79, of Glendale, AZ, passed on 2/23/2015 surrounded by her loved ones. Arlene was born in Syracuse, NY where she grew up enjoying time with her siblings. She was an accomplished athlete at North Syracuse Central, class of 1952. Arlene worked for General Electric, NEC, and Farmers Insurance, where she retired from. She raised and is survived by her six children: Bill...
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Lori Lee Madonia

August 5, 1967 - February 23, 2015

Lori Lee (Finnegan) Madonia, of Glendale, passed away on February 23, 2015. She was born on August 5, 1967 to Thomas Finnegan and Joy (Mulfinger/Finnegan) Linville in Melrose Park, Illinois. She was a loving wife to her high school sweetheart Joseph for 27 years, and a loving mother, daughter, and sister. She will be dearly missed. She was preceded in death by her step-father, Skip Linville. ...
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Betty Hines (Baber) Conner

November 1, 1924 - February 20, 2015

Betty Hines (Baber) Conner, 90, of Peoria passed away February 20, 2015 at her home. She was born on November 1, 1924 in Logan, WV the daughter of the late De Lon and Alma Louise (Bright) Baber. She was a resident of Phoenix for 60 years and spent the last 10 years in Peoria. Betty retired from Honeywell. Her passion was cooking. Betty loved spending time with her family. She had a zest for life...
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Robert Louis Wilson, Sr

January 7, 1943 - February 19, 2015

Robert was the son of Prudence and Willie Wilson born in Miami, Florida on January 7, 1943. Robert attended High School in Bronx, NY. He served in the United States Marine Corp and fought for his country in Vietnam. Robert and his wife Henrietta married in 1977 and moved with their daughter Simone Janee' to Arizona in 1978. After moving to Arizona he worked at Trailways Bus Company as a...
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Cecil William "Bill" Ragsdale

August 18, 1938 - February 12, 2015

Cecil William (Bill) Ragsdale born August 18, 1938 in Phoenix, AZ was released from this earthly plane to go back home on February 12, 2015. He's a highly regarded father of 6. He was a native Phoenician and a very simple man. He will be most remembered as the man who always put this family first. He was a generous caring spirit. His presence, always being there with few words but a strong...
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