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

John F. "Johnny Tee" Troutman

April 12, 1955 - September 29, 2015

John F. Troutman, "Johnny Tee," of Anthem passed away September 29, 2015 at 9:44pm. He passed at his home with family present. John was born April 12, 1955 in Indiana. The son of John and Elizabeth Troutman, he was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Patrick Troutman. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy (Marlow) Troutman; a son, John Steven; a daughter, Kelly Loubet (P.J.);...
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Robert "Bob" James McDermott, Jr.

January 9, 1958 - September 28, 2015

Robert "Bob" James McDermott, Jr., 57, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on September 28, 2015. He was born on January 9, 1958 to Robert and Lorraine (Smith) McDermott in Staten Island, NY. Bob was an avid Arizona Cardinals fan and season ticket holder, he loved to travel and was a collector of many things. Bob was an active member of Christ's Church of the Valley and volunteered his time on...
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Miguel Mares Valencia, Jr.

December 24, 1961 - September 27, 2015

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Flora Gennarelli

November 12, 1931 - September 25, 2015

Flora Gennarelli nee Massucci, age 83. Resident of Peoria, AZ formerly of Glenwood, IL. Native of Foci, Prov. of Isernia, Italy. Wife of Geno Gennarelli. Mother of Rita (Van) DiCarlo of Glendale, AZ and Phillip (Rae) Gennarelli of Austin, TX. Grandmother of six. Sister of the late Pasquale Massucci. Flora enjoyed her many years as a cook at The Tivoli Restaurant in Chicago Heights. ...
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Linda Jeanne Ashton

December 20, 1948 - September 24, 2015

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Jose Lopez

March 17, 1935 - September 23, 2015

Jose Lopez, 80, of Phoenix, Arizona went to the Lord Jesus on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. Jose was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 17, 1935, the youngest of six brothers. His parents were Ramon and Glafira Lopez. Jose was married to Maria Elena Martinez, from Michoacan, Mexico for 44 years. They raised four children in Denver, Colorado. He was extremely dedicated to his family and...
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Maureen A Reif

June 20, 1951 - September 22, 2015

Maureen A. Reif, 64 of Phoenix, AZ, passed away on September 22, 2015. Maureen was born June 20, 1951 to Bernard and Mildred O'Shaughnessy of Illinois. Maureen is survived by her loving husband James J. Reif, and her brothers Dennis and Bryan O'Shaughnessy. Maureen will be missed greatly by all who knew her. A Gathering in her honor will be held at Heritage Funeral Chapel 6830 W....
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Billy John Blair

February 24, 1941 - September 19, 2015

Billy John Blair was born on February 24, 1941 in Camdenton, Missouri to Ralph Loyd and Burla "Ruth" (Osborn) Blair. Billy John attended Camdenton High School and graduated in 1959. He then attended Southwest Missouri State College for one term before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps where in three years was awarded two meritorious promotions attaining the rank of Corporal (E4). ...
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MaryAnn Furcini

November 10, 1930 - September 9, 2015

MaryAnn Furcini, beloved and beautiful mother of 5, grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of 15; went to be with the Lord on September 9, 2015. MaryAnn was born in Blythedale, PA on November 10, 1930. MaryAnn and John raised their children in Phoenix, AZ where they have lived since 1958. Throughout the years, she maintained a simple and sweet demeanor; and was a humble and kind woman. Her...
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John Everett Nolan

August 27, 1948 - September 7, 2015

John Everett Nolan, 67, of Glendale, son of James and Martha Nolan, loving husband of Donna Nolan, passed on September 7th, 2015. He is survived by his wife Donna, and three girls, Jessica, Jana, and Marisa. He is also survived by ten grandchildren and one great grandchild. John worked as a lithographer until his retirement in 2004. He served his country in Vietnam- 1st BATTALION 9TH...
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Carson James Dumbrell

May 7, 1994 - September 5, 2015

Our beloved Carson James Dumbrell was unjustly taken from all of us. He was only 21. His life was a light shining in darkness, and the love he left in our hearts will never be extinguished. Even if you've never met him, a picture of Carson will convey the joy and love he brought to every life he touched. That indelible smile, his charisma, boundless energy, excitement, and encouragement...
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Loretta "Lori" Garza VanOsdel

December 10, 1936 - September 4, 2015

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Loretta "Lori" Garza VanOsdel who passed away September 4, 2015. She was a beautiful person who loved life, friends, dancing, and spending time with her family, especially her son Mark, grandchildren Marisa, Angelica and Mark, Jr., and great grandchildren Lexie and Ella Rae. She joins her husband Arlis "Van" VanOsdel who passed away in 2003. She...
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John William (Bill) Mathay

August 23, 1924 - September 3, 2015

John William (Bill) Mathay was born into this world on August 23, 1924 in Beaver Falls, PA. He was born peacefully into eternity on September 3, 2015 in his home in Peoria, AZ at the age of 91. Bill was known for his faith, his love for his family, his laugh and his hugs. He was an avid golfer and storyteller. He was a devoted son, brother, husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great...
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Antonio Morales Villasista

January 22, 1937 - September 3, 2015

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Marita Lynn Goodland

July 31, 1945 - September 1, 2015

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Ly Thi Tran

December 31, 1937 - September 1, 2015

Ly Thi Tran 77 of Peoria passed away September 1, 2015. She is survived by her children, Kim B. Thompson, Binh Long Bui, Kahi Thi Bui and Cheyene Bui.
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Lionel Eugene Franco

August 23, 1949 - September 1, 2015

Lionel Eugene Franco, 66 of Phoenix passed away September 1, 2015 at his home. He is survived by his wife Alicia, son Larry, daughters Stephanie Acuna and Angela Melenovich, 7 grandchildren and 5 brothers and sisters.
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Isabel M. Hawley

September 14, 1918 - August 30, 2015

Isabel M. (Peggy) Hawley of Sun City, AZ passed away on 8/30/2015. The daughter of Ermy R. Beadle and Jane Heslop Beadle, she was born in Shamokin, PA in 1918. She attended Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA one year before entering Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, where she obtained her RN degree. She was a charge Nurse at the University of Pennsylvania Women's Hospital in Philadelphia...
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Rene P. Sanchez

January 26, 1953 - August 29, 2015

Rene P. Sanchez, 62, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 29, 2015 surrounded by his beloved family, at his home in Glendale, AZ. He will be fondly remembered for unconditional love and devotion to his family and friends, and will be missed immensely. His Father, Mother and best friend preceded Rene in death. He is survived by his loving Wife, Irma, his children, Felix (Carmen) Sanchez,...
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Jennifer Ann Kiehl

March 15, 1970 - August 26, 2015

Jennifer Ann Kiehl March 15, 1970 - August 26, 2015 Jennifer was born in Phoenix, AZ to Bill and Patty Kiehl. She was the youngest of three daughters. As soon as she could work, Jennifer jumped into the fast food industry and made friends with all who crossed her path. She liked to motivate the new employees to being their best. Later, Jennifer became an administrative assistant for a local...
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Philip Joseph Allen, Jr.

August 11, 1946 - August 24, 2015

Philip Joseph Allen, Jr., 69, passed away in Peoria, AZ on August 24, 2015. Phil was born August 11, 1946 in Westmoreland, PA. He was preceded in death by his father Philip and mother Delores Allen. Philip is survived by one brother, Terry Allen (Pat) and a sister, Carol Prochnow (Robert). Phil has one daughter, Margie Allen, and four nieces and nephews, Robert Prochnow, Jr. (Wish), Susan...
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Rosejane Markham Nelson

January 14, 1923 - August 18, 2015

Rosejane Markham Nelson, 92, entered peacefully into eternal life on August 18, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ with family by her side. She was a beloved mother/mother-in-law, loving sister, caring daughter, cherished wife, magical grandmother/great-grandmother, loyal friend, creative writer, astute businesswoman, talented artist, intrepid adventurer, fierce Scrabble player and avid collector of fine...
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Roy Mason Jones

January 19, 1937 - August 16, 2015

Roy was the first child of Fred Jones and Pauline (Turner) Jones. He remained an only child for eight years until his brother Danny was born. Eventually, they were joined by a sister, Pennie. The family resided in Michigan until moving to Arizona in the early 1950's. Following high school, Roy married Karen Duhamell, sister of a school friend. Roy enlisted in the US Marine Corp and served...
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Renate McKenney

November 3, 1937 - August 15, 2015

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Otto C. Kosbab, Jr.

July 28, 1927 - August 11, 2015

Otto Charles Kosbab, Jr., age 88, formerly of Cicero, Illinois, passed away on August 11, 2015, at The Carillons Assisted Living, Sun City, Arizona. Fondly remembered as "Curly", Otto was born July 28, 1927 in Chicago. Cherished son of the late Otto Charles Kosbab, Sr. and Louise (Hinz) Kosbab; loving brother of the late Myra (Kosbab) Fields; the late Gladys Kosbab; and the late Dorothy (Kosbab)...
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Margie Lee Hiatt

April 22, 1925 - August 11, 2015

Margie Lee Hiatt, 90, of Glendale, AZ passed away August 11, 2015. She was born on April 22, 1925 to Walter and Myrtle (Williams) Davis in Duncan, OK. Margie is survived by 12 siblings, 4 children, 13 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held on Monday, August 17, 2015, 12:00 pm at Calvary Chapel 12612 N Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, AZ. ...
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Chanelle Marie Fatali

August 11, 1988 - August 10, 2015

Chanelle Marie Fatali, 26, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on August 10, 2015. Chanelle was a wonderful mother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece, cousin and granddaughter. She worked as a registered nurse and worked most of her career at John C. Lincoln in the Pediatric Department. She was a very caring and sweet person who was always there for her friends and family. Chanelle is survived by...
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George Michael Magras

January 1, 1933 - August 8, 2015

George Michael Magras Entered Into Life January 1, 1933 in Athens, Greece and Entered Into Rest August 8, 2015 in Sun City, Arizona. He is survived by his 4 sons, Michael George Magras, John Peter Magras, David George Magras, Christopher Magras and 7 grandchildren. He served in the US Air Force from 1953-1957.
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Joshua Lyle Jackson

August 28, 1980 - August 7, 2015

Joshua Lyle Jackson Entered Into Life August 28, 1980 in Phoenix, Arizona and Entered Into Rest August 7, 2015 in Buckeye, Arizona. Joshua is survived by his mom, Debra Jean Wolverton, beloved girlfriend, Robin McLean, daughter, Trinity Jackson, son, William Jackson, grandparents, and many aunts & uncles. He is a member of the Yavapai-Apache tribe and loved shooting. No matter what was asked...
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Destiny Lee Smith

August 27, 1983 - August 4, 2015

Smith, Detiny Lee (Deet) 31, of Glendale, AZ Destiny, the daughter of Lee-Anne Jackanin and Griffith Smith was born on August 27, 1983 in Phoenix, AZ and passed away on August 4, 2015. Destiny was a sweet, loving, caring gorgeous and funny Daughter, Mother, Fiancé, Sister, Niece, Cousin, and Friend. Although she was taken so young, Destiny devoted her life to raising her four wonderful...
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Grace Evans Millar

October 9, 1916 - August 4, 2015

Grace Evans Millar Born on October 9, 1916 died August 4, 2015. Grace was one of 12 children born to William Fred and Henrietta Ruddell, in Gainsville, Texas. The family moved to Arizona in 1928. She attended Glendale Union High School. When she was 16 she went to work as a seamstress and continued with her wonderful sewing talent up into her nineties. She married Leslie Evans in 1937. ...
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Gene Person

October 25, 1944 - July 31, 2015

Manuel Eugenio "Gene" Person Gene passed away at home in Glendale, AZ on July 31, 2015 with his sister at his side after a 3 year valiant struggle with lung cancer. He was 70 years old.
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Herbert J Coulter, Jr

December 31, 1938 - July 31, 2015

COULTER, HERBERT J. JR Born December 31, 1938 passed away, surrounded by his family, at St. Joseph's Hospital July 31, 2015 due to complications following lung cancer surgery. Herb was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Herbert J. Coulter Sr. and Rose Coulter. He was the second of four children. Rose Marie Strine, Nancy Wolf and Michael "Mickey" Coulter. Herb enlisted in the navy and...
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Linda Jean Farrell

August 15, 1948 - July 28, 2015

Linda Jean Farrell (1948-2015) Linda J. (Estes) Farrell, 66 passed away on July 28, 2015 after a long battle of failing health, in her home in Phoenix AZ. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and had served in many capacities. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, George D. Farrell and their children Melynda King (Justin), Robyn Pollock (Dave), David...
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Spedito "Pete" Scarfo

January 29, 1931 - July 28, 2015

Spedito "Pete" Scarfo, 84, of Sun City, AZ entered Heaven on July 28, 2015. Pete was born in New York, NY on January 29, 1931. He served in the USAF (Ret) for 20 years, a veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam wars. While he was stationed in Arizona he met his wife Joanne. He then worked for PUHSD and retired in 1992. He is survived by Joanne, his wife of 60 years; daughter Mary Pat (Dave),...
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Leslie "Les" Brian Riveland

May 30, 1950 - July 28, 2015

Leslie Brian Riveland, 65, most recently of Goodyear, AZ, passed away July 28, 2015. Les was born May 30, 1950 to Raymond and Opal Riveland in Crosby, ND. Les was raised on a farm in Fortuna, ND and graduated High School from Crosby, ND. After High School, Les was drafted into the Army and served in Vietnam. On his return from service, he began working for the grain elevator in Fortuna, ND. In...
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Ryan Ernest Southey

September 13, 1990 - July 25, 2015

Ryan Ernest Southey was brought into this world September 13th, 1990 in Glendale, AZ. The youngest of 3, he was a fighter since birth. Ryan was born premature resulting in him needing to be in an incubator until he was brought back to health. Ryan always had a passion for animals, computers, video games, music and art. Ryan was an avid member in the online group, Fur Affinity which is an...
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Albert W. Becker

October 25, 1941 - July 25, 2015

Albert W. Becker, 73, passed away on July 25, 2015 in Phoenix AZ. Al was born in Washington DC. He married the love of his life, Frances Postage, in 1964 and moved to Sharpsville, PA. They lived in PA until 1997 when they moved to Phoenix, AZ to be closer to their children. Al is survived by his wife Frances, brother Larry of Staunton, Va., son Patrick and daughter-in-law Monica, grandson...
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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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John Richard Tomkins

June 19, 1961 - July 18, 2015

John Richard Tomkins passed away on July 18, 2015. He was proud to recently graduate from UEI College of Phoenix, with his certification in Pharmacology. John attended Saint Jerome Catholic Church in Phoenix. He was an avid sports fan and could be seen wearing the Boston Red Sox baseball team shirts and the New England Patriots football team jersey while watching all the games. John is...
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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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Diane Marie Moilanen

January 3, 1939 - July 16, 2015

Diane Marie Moilanen 76 of Peoria, AZ, daughter of Dude (John) and Lucille Kirk peacefully passed away on July 16, 2015. Diane was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Vincent and Johnny, and son Glen Travis Campbell Jr. Diane was born in Gallup NM, the 5th of seven children to John and Lucille Kirk. Diane met her husband Jack (John) in Roswell New Mexico and began what would be her 22 year...
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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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