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

Arthur Bernard Kuberra

December 9, 1918 - November 24, 2015

Art Kuberra passed away on November 24th at the age of 96. Like most young men of the Greatest Generation, Art enlisted in the military sand serviced in the European Theatre during WWII, rising to the rank of Major in the US Air Force. A pilot, and attached to the 53rd Troop Carrier Wing of the 8th Air Force, Art participated in the first long-distance dual glider tow in history and served...
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Helen May Foster

December 8, 1929 - November 23, 2015

Helen May Foster, 85, of Glendale, passed away on November 23, 2015. Graveside services will be held on Monday, November 30 at 1:00pm at Resthaven Park Cemetery, 6450 W. Northern Ave., Glendale, Arizona.
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Donald Lloyd Enger

August 4, 1931 - November 22, 2015

Donald Lloyd Enger left this earth and passed into Heaven on November 22, 2015 at 5:25 AM in Glendale, Arizona. Everyone that met Don, knew he was a wonderful man with a beautiful soul. He had an amazing sense of humor and it was hard to get one up on him. He kept that sense of humor even through his medical challenges. Don's first passion was his love of family. He loved us dearly as we did...
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James "Jim" E. Bigley

February 25, 1929 - November 21, 2015

James E. Bigley (Jim) passed away surrounded by family on November 21, 2015 at the age of 86. He was born on February 25, 1929 in New Castle, PA. Jim spent his life married to his wife Enis of 69 years. Jim spread his love among his family and many close friends, who often referred to him as "The Hammer." Jim enjoyed taking his sons and grandchildren fishing and hunting. Jim also made many...
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Joseph Albert Dachtler

August 24, 1963 - November 20, 2015

Dachtler, Joseph (Joe) Albert 52, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away November 20, 2015. Joe was the first of four children born to Janice (Steele) and Joseph Dachtler on August 24, 1963 in Cleveland, Ohio. Joe's family moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1972 where the children were raised. Joe went to Moon Valley High School and later became a flooring installer with his own business. He enjoyed...
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Charles H. Richardson

March 31, 1919 - November 16, 2015

Charles Henry Richardson was born March 31, 1919 in New Haven, Connecticut and died November 16, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Charles was born to Patrick Francis Richardson and Mary Elizabeth McMahon, and was the youngest child of 3 girls and 3 boys. He grew up and attended elementary and high school in New Haven. Charles earned a Bachelors and Masters degree from the University of Tennessee in...
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Kiernan Adam Wimmer

August 26, 1985 - November 14, 2015

Kiernan Adam Wimmer, 30, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on November 14, 2015. He was born on August 26, 1985 in Elizabeth City, NC to Roy Wimmer and Mary Pineda-Wimmer. Kiernan honorably served in the United States Marine Corps and was stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA with the 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion. He received his Masters Degree from WP Carey School of Business...
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Martha "Marty" Jane Kreitler

June 16, 1929 - November 12, 2015

Kreitler, Martha Jane "Marty", passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on November 12, 2015 surrounded by her family. Marty was born in NY on June 16, 1929. She raised her 7 children in New Jersey and Phoenix where the family moved to in 1972. Marty was a beloved wife, wonderful mother, attentive grandmother and great friend to many. Marty is survived by her husband Frank of 64 years, her...
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Dalia L. Gurule

April 23, 1929 - November 12, 2015

Dalia Gurule was born 04-29-1929. She was 86 years young she battled breast cancer. And she was a widow since 1995 when her husband Antonio Gurule passed away. Today (November 17th) would of been there 75th year wedding anniversary. They were married 50 years when he passed away of lung cancer. She had 6 children and 3 living. She has 13 grandchildren and 29 great granchildren and 7 great great...
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Shirlee R. Kellogg

January 4, 1954 - November 12, 2015

Shirlee R. Kellogg 61 of Goodyear, AZ passed away November 12, 2015. Shirlee was a true California girl being born on January 4, 1954 to Carole Sumner and Robert Pitts in Long Beach, California. She was raised in California by her mother and Step Father Ted Lansdon. Shirlee met the love of her life and married Kern Kellogg December 16, 1976. She was extremely devoted and supportive to Kern....
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Dolores Anne "Dolli" Young

June 18, 1931 - November 12, 2015

Dolores Anne Axmacher Young passed away November 12, 2015 in Peoria, AZ. She was born in Johnstown, PA on June 18, 1931, her parents' wedding anniversary. She was known as Dolli to her friends and family and affectionately called "D" by her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Kenneth William and Ethel Axmacher; her brother Jim Axmacher; her husband Chick Young; her son...
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Betty A.R. Massey

September 14, 1926 - November 11, 2015

Betty Massey, 89, of Peoria, Az passed away on November 11, 2015. She was born in Orillia, Ontario, Canada on September 14, 1926. Betty moved to Arizona in 1988 from Los Angeles, CA with her husband, Douglas, following their retirement. Betty was preceded in death by her husband Douglas in October of 2002. She is survived by her two daughters, Lou-Enne (Fred) Lyddon and Jill (William) Hanna;...
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Timothy Jordan Lewis

June 22, 1995 - November 11, 2015

Timothy Jordan Lewis, 20, of Phoenix died November 11, 2015 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident involving a drunk driver. He was born on June 22, 1995 in Phoenix, the son of Taekla and Josh Baker. He attended Deer Valley High School. He was currently employed as an electrician at One Way Electric in Phoenix. Timmy is survived by his parents Taekla & Josh Baker,...
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Michael Leyland Teague

November 6, 1979 - November 9, 2015

Michael Leyland Teague, 36, of Glendale, Arizona passed away unexpectantly on November 9, 2015. He was born in Tustin, California on November 6, 1979. Michael married his true love, Korla McGuire, in 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was a hard worker and strived to be the best man he could be for his family. Michael is survived by his wife Korla of 2 years, mother Tamara Teague (Ken),...
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Margret Segel

April 1, 1938 - November 8, 2015

Margret Segel, 77, of Glendale, Arizona, passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband and children in her home on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Born April 1, 1938 in Volkenroth, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Hermann and Luise Mogk. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Paul Segel; two daughters, Evelyn Albritton and Patty Caruso, son-in-law; Steve Albritton, sister; Edith...
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Georgene Helen Krogman

February 22, 1933 - November 8, 2015

Georgene Helen Krogman, 82, passed away on November 8, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ. She was born on February 22, 1933 in LaMotte, Iowa to Frank and Helen Kremer. Georgene married Arthur Krogman on September 21, 1954. They were happily married for 56 years. Georgene and Arthur raised their family of five children in Clinton, Iowa. Not only was Georgene a loving wife and mother but an elementary school...
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Carmen S. Amico

October 25, 1943 - November 8, 2015

Carmen S. Amico, age 72, passed away on November 8, 2015. He was born on October 25, 1943 in St. Catherine, Sicily, Italy to Salvatore and Grace Amico. His family moved to the United States in 1952 and settled in Chicago, Illinois. In 2009, he retired to Arizona. Carmen was preceded in death by his parents, and is survived by his sister Mary J. Amico, brother Alphonso J. (Lucia) Amico, niece...
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Robert "Kat" Cruz Altamirano

September 19, 1928 - November 7, 2015

Robert "Kat" Cruz Altamirano peacefully left his home and danced through heaven's gates on November 7, 2015. He was met by his beloved wife Juanita, brothers, sister and parents. Those mourning his loss include sons Dennis (Belinda) & Robert, Jr., daughters Barbara & Linda (Dominic), six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and countless family & friends. Born September 19, 1928 in the...
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Rita Marie Tomlin

March 11, 1933 - November 6, 2015

Rita Marie Tomlin, 82, passed away Nov 6, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Rita was born Rita Marie Sabus on March 11, 1933 to George and Blanche Sabus (West) in Churdan, Iowa. She graduated from Jefferson High School and Iowa School of Beauty. Her first job was with Braniff Airlines and afterwards was a stay-at-home mom devoted to raising her six boys. When the boys were old enough she...
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Norma Jean Blaylock

June 10, 1947 - November 4, 2015

Norma Jean Blaylock It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Norma Jean Blaylock (McCombs). Norma passed away on November 4th, 2015 at St-Joseph's hospital surrounded by loved ones at the age of 68. She is preceded by her parents Margerette Lou Van Waardhuizen and Gene McCombs, husband Timothy (Tim), and grandson Anthony. She is survived by her three children Karen (David),...
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David Lewis Molina

October 25, 1964 - November 3, 2015

David L. Molina passed away on November 3rd, 2015 and was 51 years old. He is preceded in death by his father Joseph and his grandmother Isabel. He is survived by his mother Virginia, sisters Mary, Cathy (Paul), brothers Henry (Mary), Manuel (Yvonne) and his first nephew Joseph (Virginia) along with many nieces, great nieces, nephews and great nephews. David loved children, his beautiful dog...
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Jean Marie Riddle

April 26, 1918 - November 1, 2015

Jean Riddle passed peacefully on the Feast of All Saints in Phoenix, Arizona on November 1, 2015 with her family at her bedside. She was born on April 26, 1918 in Erie, Pennsylvania to John and Frances Selinger. Jean was the beloved wife of Jerome Riddle for 55 years and the cherished mother of eight children. Jean proudly raised her children on a dairy farm in Pennsylvania and began her...
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Lea Olivia Espinoza

October 31, 2015 - October 31, 2015

Lea Olivia Espinoza Entered Into Glory on October 31, 2015. She is survived by parents:Lorenzo Espinoza and Alannah Canez, and her loving grandparents. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Heritage Funeral Chapel 6830 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ
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Joni Gail Rooney

April 2, 1959 - October 29, 2015

Joni Gail Rooney, 56, was called home to be with the Lord on October 29, 2015. She was born on April 2, 1959 in Downey, California and attended Newport Harbor High School in Newport Beach, CA. Joni married Lawrence Rooney in 1981, in Costa Mesa, California and had three children Molly, Daniel and Megan. Some of her passions were: Her Family, Being an Advocate for Autism Awareness, Poetry,...
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Ernestine "Tina" Ahmer

March 21, 1930 - October 28, 2015

Ernestine "Tina" Ahmer, 85, passed away on October 28, 2015. She was born on March 21, 1930 to Ernest and Necia (Wood) Younger in Togo, MS. Tina is survived by her loving husband Gilbert, children, Ken Robinson, Mike Robinson, Debbie Wieting and Tina Diane Ahmer; grandchildren, Kim, Debra, Andrea, Kristie, Heather, Ashley and Mikie; 17 great grandchildren, sisters, Jimmienell Harford and...
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Danny Williams

April 10, 1953 - October 27, 2015

Danny Williams passed away October 27, 2015 at his home. He was born April 10, 1953 at the old Phoenix Indian Hospital on Central Ave., Phoenix, Arizona. Danny was a life long resident of Peoria, Arizona and graduated from Peoria High School. Dan is survived by his son Jason and wife Sheila of St Helena, California and daughter Vanessa Williams of Peoria. He is also survived by 2...
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Todi Lea Ackerman

May 17, 1975 - October 19, 2015

Todi Lea Ackerman Entered into Life May 17, 1975 in San Diego, California and Entered into Rest October 19, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. Daughter of Frank and Victoria Hood, she is survived by her husband, Scott Kennedy Ackerman, children, Nathan, Kyle and Victoria and her brother, Chad. Memorial Service Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 5:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird...
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Johnny G. Carrasco

July 9, 1930 - October 19, 2015

JOHNNY G. CARRASCO It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Johnny "Tata" G. Carrasco. In the early morning of Monday, October 19, 2015 at the age of 85, Johnny was met at Heaven's Gate by his parents, Isabel and Urbano Carrasco. He is survived by his beautiful and loving wife of 65 years, Lorenza (Lencha); children, Louie, Efren (Margie), Irma (Marty) Brandt, Joseph (Karen...
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Noreene Cunningham Garrison

June 21, 1935 - October 18, 2015

Noreene Cunningham Garrison, 80, of Peoria, AZ passed away on October 18, 2015. She was born on June 21, 1935 to James and Delia (McNicholas) Cunningham in Chicago, IL. She was a proud graduate of St. Mary's High School and St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. Noreene had a long career as a Registered Nurse. She was active in AA and touched many lives for 35 years in the program. Noreene...
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Timothy J. Blaylock

March 21, 1944 - October 17, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Timothy "Tim" J. Blaylock. Tim peacefully passed away in the early morning of October 17th, 2015 at the age of 71. He is preceded by his parents Opal and Clyde Blaylock and grandson Anthony. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Norma; his brother Doug, sons Blaine and Jonathan, daughter Karen, grandchildren Ashley, Brandon, and...
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Michaleen Autumn Richardds

November 18, 1985 - October 16, 2015

We will miss your beautiful smile, your love of dance from hip hop and belly dancing to Irish dance, music from rap to classic rock. Your incredible ability to be kind and understanding in the face of your own health concerns never failed to amaze us. A sensitive sole that this world takes too lightly, with strength to make decisions that others would back away from. As your precious angel...
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Lorraine Doris McDermott

July 31, 1933 - October 16, 2015

Lorranie McDermott 82 of Peoria, AZ passed away October 16, 2015. She was born to Robert and Julia (Voss) Smith in Staten Island, NY on July 31, 1933. Lorraine enjoyed reading, traveling, going to church, spending time with friends, and above all her loving family. Lorraine is predeceased by her husband Robert J. McDermott Sr. and her son Robert J. McDermott Jr. Lorraine's legacy continues...
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Barbara Ann Michaels

January 31, 1946 - October 12, 2015

Barbara Ann Michaels of Peoria passed away unexpectedly on 10/12/2015. She was born in Hamtramck, MI and moved to Phoenix in 1963. She is survived by her husband Ron, daughter Lisa (John), grandchildren Dominique (Cody), Makayla, and Carly, brother Dennis (Virginia), niece Krisha (David) along with many family and friends whom she loved very much. She is preceded in death by her parents...
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Patrick "Pat" Francis Area

July 25, 1963 - October 11, 2015

Patrick "Pat" Francis Area, 52, of Phoenix, AZ passed away October 11, 2015. Pat was born on July 25, 1963 in Phoenix, AZ to Delbert and Patricia Area. He was the owner of Area Steel Erectors. Pat enjoyed hiking, water sports, wildlife and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife Karma; children Nikki, Adam, Danielle, Christian,...
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Maryann Rathbone

June 16, 1927 - October 9, 2015

Maryann Rathbone, a longtime resident of Lander, died Friday, October 9, in Peoria, AZ after a long battle with Alzheimer. She was 88 years old. No services have been scheduled. Maryann was born in Havre, Montana at Fort Assiniboine, the daughter of Clem and Lilly Kindschy. She graduated from Havre High School in 1945 and went to work in Great Falls, Montana for General Foods as a...
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Herbert Leon Briggs

April 18, 1926 - October 9, 2015

Herbert L. Briggs, 89, of Sun City, Arizona passed away on Friday, October 9, 2015. Herb was born on April 18, 1926 in Worcester, Massachusetts. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked for the San Diego Gas and Electric Company for 38 years before retiring. Herb was an avid golfer and square dancer. Herb was preceded in death by his parents, brother...
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Stephanie Sue Sidoti

June 5, 1956 - October 8, 2015

Stephanie Sue Sidoti, our beloved wife, daughter, mother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, went home to Heaven on Thursday October 8, 2015 in Peoria, Arizona, surrounded by her loving family. Stephanie was born at Ellington Air Force Base, in Houston, Texas on June 5, 1956. Stephanie's passion for her family has been expressed through the things she loved to do with them. Her grandchildren...
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Andrew Joseph Baird

May 16, 1971 - October 5, 2015

Andrew J. Baird passed away on Oct 5th at the age of 44 He leaves many loved ones behind his parents Archibald and Theresa Baird of Glendale, AZ. A sister Michelle McNeaney of Peoria, AZ. A niece Alicia McNeaney of Chicago, IL. A nephew Matthew McNeaney also of Peoria, AZ. Many aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends in the US and Canada. Especially Jim Hazelwood, Nick Vachon, Danielle...
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William "Bill" Quinn

December 3, 1927 - October 4, 2015

William "Bill" Quinn entered into rest with our Lord on October 4, 2015 after a brief illness. He was born December 3, 1927 in County Leitrim, Ireland. He met his one true love, Deirdre Ryan, as a young man working in Dublin. He emigrated to the U.S., but returned to marry Deirdre and start a life in New York. They were blessed to have 56 years together in marriage. They moved to Arizona...
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Stephen John Foster

February 9, 1997 - October 2, 2015

Stephen John Foster passed away on October 2, 2015. He was a caring young man with a bright future ahead of him, taken from us way too soon. He was a recent graduate of Deer Valley High School, having been a member of the marching band for 4 years. He went on to join the family at the Arrowhead Harkins Theatre. He is survived by his parents Bill and Carol Foster, siblings Billy and...
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Laura Lee Hays

September 23, 1952 - October 1, 2015

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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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Iris Burchett Oleske

July 29, 1950 - September 26, 2015

OLESKE, IRIS BURCHETT Iris Patricia Reines Burchett Hochhalter Oleske, 65, of Phoenix, AZ passed away peacefully on September 26, 2015. Iris is interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona – Phoenix, AZ. Iris is survived by her loving husband of 23 years, Ed, her two sons (with Robert Hochhalter), James and Dennis, Ed's children, Kimberly, David, and Karen, and eight grandchildren...
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Peter John Neuman

September 8, 1958 - September 26, 2015

Peter John Neuman entered into Life September 8, 1958 in Syracuse, New York and entered into Rest September 26, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Peter is survived by 3 brothers, Paul Neuman, Harold Neuman and Michael Neuman and 2 sisters Joann Benson and Evelyn Henderson. He was predeceased by his brother Patrick in 1989.
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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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