Our Obituaries

Polly Ann Sturgill

September 30, 1956 - May 25, 2016

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Fred H. Holmes

September 24, 1942 - May 18, 2016

Fred Howard Holmes, 73 of Phoenix, AZ went to be with the Lord May 18, 2016. Born in Tucson, AZ to Irene Cartwright and Fred Holmes. Preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Cherie and Barbara. Survived by his wife, Suzanne; children, Tamra Spade and Doug Holmes; sisters, Shelli (Matthew) Palacio; brother-in-law, Pete Partridge; sister-in-laws, Peggy Allison, Jan Bertaggia, and Denise...
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Rufus A. Aker

August 29, 1927 - May 17, 2016

Rufus Alexander Aker, "Rufe", 88, peacefully passed away May 17, 2016.Rufe was born on August 29, 1927, in Trousdale, Oklahoma to C.T. "Bill" Aker and Lucille Aker. He was the oldest of three siblings and proud to be a descendant of the Potawatomi Indian tribe. The dust bowl brought the family to Visalia, California where Bill was a cotton farmer and Rufe grew up excelling in sports in school. ...
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Constantine AUDEH

April 1, 1963 - May 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Laszlo Varga

January 22, 1945 - May 15, 2016

Laszlo Varga Jr., a beloved father, husband, son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend, passed away peacefully and comfortably on May 15th, 2016 in the presence of his family.Laszlo is preceded in death by his loving wife, Gizella; and his father, Laszlo Sr. He is survived by his son, Stephen; his mother, Elizabeth; his sister, Eva; his brother-in-law, Gabor; his mother-in-law, Maria; his nephew...
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Grace YOUNGKER

September 11, 1924 - May 13, 2016

Grace Anne Youngker, age 91, peacefully passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016. She was born in Des Moines, IA on September 11, 1924 to Ernst and Mary Maguis. Grace married Benjamin F. Youngker, Jr. March 13, 1948 in Carson City, NV. Ben and Grace spent there married years farming and living in the valley of Buckeye, AZ. Grace was an avid outdoors woman, who enjoyed fishing, hunting and shooting...
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Karen Kaye Kimmell

August 30, 1950 - May 11, 2016

Karen Kaye Kimmell passed away peacefully in her Phoenix Arizona home on May 10, 2016. Karen was born on August 30, 1950 in Phoenix, Arizona. Karen is survived by her daughter Tiffany Kimmell, her mother Emily Kimmell, and her sister Georgana Frieh. Karen had a long career in Real Estate and was a licensed Broker. Karen and her father Bill Kimmell opened Kimmell Realty and worked with her father...
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William Charles Collins

February 25, 1932 - May 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Robert B. Speakman

March 29, 1934 - May 7, 2016

Robert B. Speakman, 82, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away on May 7, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Leona. Survived by his wife, Sandra; children, Robert (Astrid) Speakman, Julie (Brad) Case, Ron (Candace) Speakman, Michael (Andrea) Speakman, William (Barbara) Cooley, Terri (Bruce) Jones, John Cooley, Cindy (Guy) Ferguson, and Natalie (John) Crocket; brother, Roland (Donna);...
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Perfecto NAVA

April 18, 1927 - May 6, 2016

Perfecto Nava, age 89, of Chihuahua, went to be with the Lord May 6, 2016. He is survived by Lucy Nava, Javier Nava, Carolina Estrada, Luisa Nava, Raymundo Nava, Carlos Nava, and Thomas Nava. He enjoyed listening to music, his family and his kids and grandkids were his highlight. There will be a memorial service at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, May 16, 2016 at A.L. Moore Grimshaw Mortuary, 710 W....
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Iola M. Phillips

November 25, 1924 - May 3, 2016

Iola M. Phillips, 91, a Native of Laveen, AZ passed away May 3rd at her residence with her family by her side. Iola was born in 1924 in Laveen, AZ where she resided her entire life. She was united in marriage to Dan J. Phillips on September 11, 1943 in Phoenix, AZ. He preceded her in death November 11, 1998. They were able to spend 55 happy years together. Iola was a home maker but also was a...
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Alan EFROS

June 4, 1925 - May 2, 2016

Alan Efros died peacefully in his home on May 2, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 90. Alan is survived by his wife Ruby and three sons: Randy (Sue), David (Jackie), and Mark (Kally). He has twelve grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren and all are honored to call him grandpa. He is preceded in death by his brother Elmer Robert Efros and his faithful friend Buddy. Alan was born on...
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Mary L. Harvey

March 7, 1945 - April 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Nancy Mae Shaver

March 1, 1932 - April 28, 2016

Nancy Mae Olin Shaver, 84, passed away on April 28, 2016. She was born in 1932 in Royal Oak, Michigan to Lillian and Aldis Olin. After moving to Arizona in 1946, she soon met the love of her life, Carrell Shaver, who lived next door. They were married almost 64 years. Nancy is survived by her husband, daughters, Sally Malone and Sydney Hawkins (Rob), and son, Stewart (Maria). She is...
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Mary Helen Tovar

July 26, 1923 - April 28, 2016

Tovar, Mary Helen Mary Helen Tovar, age 92, surrounded by family, passed into the loving arms of her Lord on April 28, 2016. Mary Helen was born July 26, 1923 to Fermín and Frances Martinez in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. As a young girl, she attended Lowell Elementary School, was a star softball pitcher and attended Phoenix Union High School, class of 1943. She became a naturalized...
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Joanne Engle

October 10, 1926 - April 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Rees Herman Ragains

December 22, 1929 - April 27, 2016

Rees Herman Ragains died on April 27th after experiencing declining health in recent months. Mr. Ragains was born in Peoria, Arizona on December 22, 1929 and was a lifelong resident of the Phoenix area. He attended Emerson School, Phoenix Union High School and earned an Associate's degree from Phoenix College. He married Leta Beverly Perkins in 1947, who died in 2011. Mr. Ragains served in...
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Merle E. Duke

April 8, 1924 - April 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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James Daniel Showers

September 20, 1924 - April 22, 2016

James (Jim) D. Showers passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016. Jim was born September 20, 1924 to Byron J and Naomi Reed Showers. As an Arizona native, Jim was proud of his rich heritage like his great grandmother's homestead in Paradise Valley, his great grandfather's running a street car in Phoenix, his grandparents' mercantile store in Wickenburg, his grandfather's...
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Philip Leon Pittman

January 30, 1924 - April 19, 2016

Philip (Phil) Leon, 92, of Phoenix, AZ., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 19th 2016 in Phoenix, AZ. Phil was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to George and Leliah Pittman on January 30th, 1924. He went to High School at Glenbard West, Glen Ellyn, IL and graduated in 1943. He enlisted in the Army Air Corp after graduation and served his country until the end of WWII as an airplane mechanic....
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Agnes Marie Bice

August 26, 1922 - April 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Avanell Chamberlain

December 3, 1923 - April 19, 2016

Avanell Chamberlain, of Phoenix, passed away in her sleep on April 19, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ. Avanell was born to George Franklin Pugh and Pearl Hewitt Pugh on December 3, 1923. Avanell was born in Kidder, MO and graduated from Kidder High School in 1941. She attended Comptometer School in Kansas City, MO and graduated in 1942. Avanell worked at Douglas Aircraft as a riveter and then for the Air...
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David Richard Martin

March 20, 1932 - April 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Johnny Luis Verduzco

November 2, 1948 - April 17, 2016

Johnny L. Verduzco Sr. was called home from this life early in the evening of April 17, 2016. He is survived by Carmen Verduzco, his wife of forty-seven years; his daughters Diana Smyer and her husband Erik, Rosemary Brooks and her husband Daniel, Veronica Estrada and her husband Ryan; and his sons Johnny Verduzco Jr. and his wife Carla, and Augustine and his fiancé Anna. He joins his...
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Christopher James Warchol

January 19, 1988 - April 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Glendene Louise Burton

July 17, 1930 - April 7, 2016

Glendene Louise Burton, age 85, passed away on April 7, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Glen was born in Wayne County Hospital on July 17, 1930 to Glenn William and Marjorie E Burton. She graduated from River Rouge High School in 1948 and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1952. Glen was a people person and was very out going. She liked being around family and friends. Glen loved her...
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William Branch Revels

September 10, 1925 - April 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Tamara Jean WALD

February 11, 1959 - April 5, 2016

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Evelyn Olive Drost

March 22, 1922 - April 4, 2016

Evelyn Olive (Snieder) Drost, 94, of North Phoenix went to be with the Lord April 4, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband George Drost and her brother Bernard Snieder. Survived by 6 children, Karen Tabbah, Penny (Don) Yarbrough, Barry (Cheryl) Drost, Dale (Carrie) Drost, Richard (Brenda) Drost and Gigi (David) Frazier; two sisters, Helen Jean (Snieder) Schaap, Vivian (Snieder) Ebbers,...
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Florence F. Puehler

November 25, 1920 - April 2, 2016

Florence Faith Puehler, age 95, passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 2, 2016. She was born, November 25, 1920 in Swanton, Ohio to Peter and Mary (Geiser) Mohr. On October 18, 1952 she married Marion (Henry) Puehler. He predeceased her in death on July 7, 2004. She worked with her husband where they ran an Arco Mini Market in Phoenix, AZ, until they retired. She enjoyed playing table games...
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Joseph B. Giordan

June 4, 1931 - April 2, 2016

Joseph Giordan Jr. (Bud) was born to Joseph Sr. and Alice Giordan on June 4, 1931 in Pittsburgh, PA. He passed away in Phoenix on March 30, 2016. At the age of 15 he moved to Phoenix, along with his family. He graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1949. He developed his love of gardening by working at the Fresh Market Grocery Farm on 7th Street from the age of 17 to 23. He served in the...
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Josephine L. Yeley

September 28, 1920 - April 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Liz R. Kovacevich

November 8, 1947 - March 30, 2016

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Helen Lois Fuller

April 28, 1921 - March 26, 2016

Helen Lois Fuller, born April 28, 1921 went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday night, March 26th. Helen married Reverend Jay Fuller in California in 1937. They moved to Phoenix, Arizona to begin their Ministry at Faith Temple Church in South Phoenix in 1943. They Pastored the church for many years until Reverend Fuller passed away in 1987. Her great love was to work for the Lord Jesus...
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James F. Sullivan

June 9, 1953 - March 26, 2016

James "Jim" Sullivan, 62, Passed away March 26, 2016, at his home, from brain cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents Millie and Roy Sullivan, his brother Tim Sullivan, and brother-in-law Bobby Yates. Jim is survived by his wife Anne, children Connor, Mariah, and Colleen, sisters Patricia Yates and Kathy Sullivan, in-laws, Robert and Verona Dyer, and sister-in-law, Roberta Dyer...
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Kathryn R. Bradshaw

March 11, 1939 - March 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Ramona M. Dolyniuk

November 3, 1929 - March 24, 2016

Ramona M. Dolyniuk of Glendale, AZ went to be with the Lord on March 24, 2016 at the age of 86. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Andy Dolyniuk, and their four children: James Dolyniuk of Ponderay, ID, Diana Evans of Belmont, NY, Cheryl Carlan of Ardmore, OK and Jerome Dolyniuk of Glendale, AZ. While preceded in death by two brothers and a sister, Ramona also leaves behind three...
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George Pete Grevas

July 10, 1922 - March 22, 2016

George Pete Grevas, beloved husband of Nita Sabos (Babe) Grevas and doting father of his daughter, Gail Grevas, passed away on March 22, 2016, following a long illness and convalescence. Born July 10, 1922, in Madison, Illinois, to the union of Pericles and Nota Grevas, both from Greece, he and his devoted and loving wife, Babe, were married August 27, 1950, in Detroit, MI.Instead of pursuing a...
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Harriett L. March

January 31, 1925 - March 19, 2016

Harriett March, 91, of Phoenix passed away on March 19th, 2016. She was born in Alton, IL on January 31, 1925. She was married to W.J. March on September 28th, 1946. Harriett was a homemaker and had a passion for dancing, crafts, Nascar and her grandchildren. She was survived by her daughter, Cynthia Skoro and son-in-law, John Skoro; three grandchildren, Todd Skoro, Tara Hendrix and Trevor Skoro;...
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Ruth Ann Smith

October 21, 1944 - March 19, 2016

Ruth Smith, our Mother, Sister, Aunt and Friend passed away on Saturday March 19 2016. She was preceded in death by the Love of her Life, Jim Smith. She was also preceded in death by her parents Harold and Lydia Cheever and Brothers Harold Eugene and Donald Cheever. Ruth is survived by her children Machrina Leach and her husband Dale, Jim Smith and his wife Kirsten, her Sister Connie Elting, and...
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John Ernest Svitak

November 12, 1936 - March 17, 2016

John Ernest Svitak Jr.Age 79, Resided in Phoenix, Arizona: passed away on March 17, 2016 in the place he most wanted to be.Home.He was born on November 12, 1936 in Howells, Nebraska.John married Phyllis Elaine Dressel on January 27, 1963 at the Phoenix Wedding Chapel located at 32nd street and McDowell Road, Phoenix, Arizona. At the time of their marriage, John worked for Big John's TV. In 1966,...
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Audrey Mae SLABAUGH

March 2, 1933 - March 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Jennifer Lynn Walker

December 9, 1964 - March 16, 2016

Jennifer Lynn Walker of Phoenix, AZ born to Charles and Rosemarie Peterman on December 9, 1964, passed away on March 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband of twenty years, Gary; their three daughters, Megan, Samantha and Ashley; and three grandsons, Logan, Gabriel and Aidan. She was a strong, determined woman whom fought hard and was triumphant over her adversities. Some of her life's...
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Margaret Kuykendall

March 1, 1922 - March 16, 2016

Margaret Kuykendall, 94, of Phoenix, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.Margaret was born in Mount Pleasant, Texas to James Guy and Lillian Edith Bell on March 1, 1922. Her family moved to Phoenix in 1925. She attended Adams School, later called Grace Court School, and was graduated from Phoenix Union High School. She married the love of her life, Stan Kuykendall in...
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Norma Jean PECK

March 25, 1928 - March 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Marilyn Amidon Papp

October 18, 1931 - March 10, 2016

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Ross Anderson

October 6, 1933 - March 10, 2016

Irving Ross Anderson, 83, passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on March 10, 2016. He was born October 6, 1933 in Phoenix to Altagracia Bueno Anderson and Robert Hunter Anderson. He had two brothers, Hunter McCormick Anderson and James Craig Anderson. Ross attended Phoenix Union High School but graduated from Glendale High. He attended Phoenix College then the University of Arizona where he studied law...
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Scott Alan Rabun

November 22, 1955 - March 8, 2016

Scott Alan Rabun, age 60, of Glendale, AZ, passed after a brief illness on March 8, 2016.He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Vivian Lloyd Rabun; his son Matthew (wife Jenny); his mother Nancy Horvath (husband Michael); His brother Christopher (wife Amanda), and sister Michelle. He is preceded in death by his father Billie Rabun, and his grandparents Bereniece and Roy Guderyahn; and Bose and...
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Marian Joanne Paskvan

May 29, 1926 - March 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Louise S. Hawkins

January 15, 1929 - March 6, 2016

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Sally Jarvis

August 29, 1936 - March 6, 2016

Sally Ann Jarvis (Esler)79, of Phoenix died March 6, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Mark Jarvis; her children, Brian (Cathy), Becky, and Melissa Jarvis; her grandchildren, Michael Jarvis (Samantha) and Michelle Jarvis, and an adorable great-grandchild, Catherine Jarvis. Sally was born August 29, 1936, daughter of Harry and Ethel Esler. She graduated valedictorian from Phoenix Union High...
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John Franklin Bushofsky

January 19, 1934 - March 6, 2016

John F. Bushofsky January 19, 1934 - March 6, 2016. Born in Dushore, PA and passed away suddenly in his long time Phoenix home. He graduated from Dushore High School and retired from Motorola. He is survived by his wife, Bernice; daughters, Karen Flemming and Debbie (Steve) Brown; son Wayne Bushofsky, 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. John served honorably in the US Army. Visitation will...
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Thomas Melvin Johnson

February 12, 1935 - March 5, 2016

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Jacob Bernice Sievers

December 31, 1930 - March 4, 2016

Jacob "Tuffy" J. Sievers, 85, a resident of Phoenix over 30 years, passed away, surrounded by his family on Friday, March 4, 2016, after extended illnesses. He was born December 31, 1930, son of the late Jacob and Amanda (Rohde) Sievers in Yutan, Nebraska. He married Bernice Sievers in Lawton, Oklahoma in 1962. Jacob proudly served active duty in the United States Army from January 1949 through...
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Georgia Mae Wallis

February 21, 1923 - March 3, 2016

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Yolanda Clas Vomo

February 13, 1977 - February 27, 2016

Yolanda "YaYa" Clas-Vomo, 39, of Phoenix, AZ went to be with the Lord February 27, 2016. Born February 13th 1977 in Queens, NY to Loretta Grey and Thomas Clas. Preceded in death by her father Thomas Clas and survived by her mother Loretta Grey; husband Francis Vomo and her two children, Tykiera Haley and Javon Hatcher Jr ; sisters Paula, Jackie, Michelle; brothers Alan and Thomas Clas...
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Renee Iris Lipman

July 25, 1937 - February 24, 2016

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Lorraine G. Heyn

January 28, 1930 - February 23, 2016

Lorraine Ruth Grimm Heyn, 86, of Phoenix Arizona, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2016. Lorraine was born on January 28, 1930, in Minneapolis, MN. She is survived by her husband Wesley, daughter Susan Heyn Holtgrewe, 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.A Memorial Service will be held on Friday March 4th at A.L. Moore Grimshaw Mortuary at 710 W. Bethany Home Road at 10:30 am. For...
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Rudy Alberto Guglielmo

April 16, 1938 - February 22, 2016

Guglielmo, Rudy A. Sr. April 16, 1938 - February 22, 2016. Rudy A. Guglielmo, Sr. 77 years old of Phoenix, AZ was born in Mesa and died on Monday February 22, 2016.Rudy was devoted to his wife Virginia "Virgie" of 55 years. They met and graduated from Saint Mary's High School in 1958. He was proud of his parents and their Mexican and Italian heritage. Their resilience instilled a...
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Linda Claire Shaw

January 7, 1940 - February 22, 2016

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Raymond John Roalofs

January 16, 1940 - February 22, 2016

Raymond John Roalofs, Jr., born January 16, 1940. Father, Raymond J. Roalofs, Sr. and mother, Mildred (Sanders) Roalofs, graduated from St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1958, entered the U.S. Army in 1961, five years Special Forces, fifteen years Army helicopter pilot, retired U.S. Military 1982. Ten years technical writer for Allied Signal, Turbine engines. Married Rita L. Siebenaler...
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Jose Luis Vargas

September 21, 2005 - February 18, 2016

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Alice Iva Mathis

December 14, 1923 - February 17, 2016

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Marjorie Bernice Krohn

October 8, 1921 - February 14, 2016

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Alma Jeanne Allen

July 11, 1927 - February 13, 2016


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Elvira M. Garcia

February 16, 1930 - February 13, 2016

Elvira "Vera" Garcia, 85, born in Heber, CA., passed away February 13, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ. Predeceased by her husband Edward O. Garcia, two daughters; Vivian and Barbara. Survived by sons Edward, Mark and Johnny; 11 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. She enjoyed her kids, grand kids and family. She will be deeply missed and loved. Visitation from 8-10...
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Marshall Eugene Bonds

May 31, 1928 - February 10, 2016

On Wednesday, February 10, Marshall Eugene Bonds, 87, passed away leaving a surviving family including his wife, Edith, five children, two step-children, five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Marshall was born in DeQueen, Arkansas on May 31, 1928 and worked diligently to improve his life along with that of his family. In doing so, he worked in a variety of...
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Hannah Rose Perkins

November 20, 1991 - February 10, 2016

Hannah Rose Perkins passed away on February 10, 2016. She left this world too soon but she has finally found the peace she deserved. Hannah was born on November 20, 1991 in Glendora, California. Hannah will always be remembered for her intelligence, quick wit, sense of humor, good heart and beautiful smile. Hannah has left behind her mom, dad, brother, grandmother, numerous aunts and uncles,...
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Grace Catherine Suft

May 21, 1914 - February 7, 2016

Our Amazing Grace passed away peacefully on February 7th and was welcomed into the kingdom of Heaven after 101 years of blessed life. From her birth in Chicago, IL in May 1914, to her passing on Sunday, Grace nourished people around her with love, faith and kindness. Grace was born to the late Jim and Bess Philips and is preceded in death by her first husband Rudolf Gnatt, and her husband...
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Adriana Avila

November 22, 1995 - February 5, 2016


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Jeanne T. Strom

December 9, 1931 - February 4, 2016

Jeanne T. Strom, 84, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Ryan House in Phoenix, Arizona with her loving family at her side. She was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on December 9, 1931, the daughter of the late Harold and Rena Thomas. Jeanne graduated from GAR Memorial High School in 1949. After graduation Jeanne moved to Boston, MA where she married and later moved to St...
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Rachel M. Hendron

March 8, 1925 - February 1, 2016

Rachel Passamonte Hendron, 90, of Phoenix Arizona, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2016. Rachel was born on March 8, 1925, in Rochester N.Y. She is survived by her sons Sam(Carolyn) and Jim (Robert), sister Fran, grandchildren, Jamie, Scott, Kacie and Lindsay, as well as 6 great grandchildren and numerous extended family members. Services will be held on Sunday February 7th at A.L. Moore...
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Carole L. Pearson

March 27, 1932 - January 30, 2016


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Henry Barry Sargent

June 19, 1934 - January 28, 2016

Henry B. Sargent, Jr., who quietly played key roles in the redevelopment of downtown Phoenix and in fostering the arts community in Arizona, died at his home on Thursday, January 28. He was 81.Henry Barry Sargent, Jr. was born on July 19, 1934, in Jackson, Mississippi, to Henry Barry Sargent and Grace Richmond Sargent, and grew up there with his younger brother, William C. Sargent. In 1946, after...
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Billy Don Milford

June 27, 1939 - January 24, 2016


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Rina Francesca Sinagoga

April 3, 1923 - January 21, 2016

Rina F. Sinagoga passed away January 21, 2016 at 92 years. Rina was born in Picinisco ,Italy and moved to London, England in 1938. She was a longtime member of Sts. Simon and Jude Cathedral. Rina was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Adam Sinagoga. She is survived by sons Larry and his wife Nancy Sinagoga , Richard and his wife Debbie Sinagoga , Kathy Sinagoga daughter in-law,...
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Rilla Mae Hinchcliff

August 15, 1926 - January 21, 2016


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Christine V. Green

November 29, 1925 - January 20, 2016


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Lewis Edwin McHenry

August 1, 1920 - January 20, 2016

Lewis Edwin McHenry, age 95, went home to Jesus, January 20, 2016 at his home in Phoenix. He was born August 1, 1920 in Denver Colorado, son of Lewis and Louise McHenry. He was predeceased by his sister, Ruth McHenry Curry. Lewis served in the Army Signal Corps during WWII and worked for AT&T for 46 years. He loved photography, travel, growing roses, family and faith. He was a member of...
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Robert O. Meitz

August 18, 1934 - January 19, 2016

Robert Otto Meitz, PhD, Lt. Col. USAF (retired)Dr. Meitz was born in Oak Park, Illinois on August 18, 1934 to Helen Henke Meitz and Carl C Meitz, he passed away on January 19, 2016. His family moved to Superior, Arizona, when he was a youngster. His father worked for Magma Copper as a railroad engineer, and Bob went to school, delivered newspapers, worked in the assay office, and graduated from...
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Marcella Grace Gillen

February 26, 1924 - January 19, 2016

Marcella Gillen age 91 of Chandler, AZ went to be with the Lord on January 19, 2016. She was born in Johnstown, PA on February 26, 1924. She was married to John J Gillen on November 9, 1946, who preceded her in death. Marcella's faith and family were most important to her. Her kindness, laughter and generous spirit were truly a blessing in our lives. She is survived by her son John Gillen ...
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Margaret Mary Pruett

November 21, 1937 - January 19, 2016


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Vivian Bernadine Nowak

October 8, 1921 - January 18, 2016

Vivian Bernadine Nowak was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 8, 1921, and died peacefully in Phoenix, Arizona on January 18, 2016. Between those dates was a life well lived, independently, happily and lovingly. She always said that second after the births of her children, her greatest accomplishment was owning "Vivian's", which was one of the first, if not the first, ladies clothing...
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Esther White McElroy

December 31, 1920 - January 17, 2016


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Mary Dorcas Walker

July 18, 1925 - January 17, 2016


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Janice Lynn Hodges

December 23, 1933 - January 17, 2016

Janice Lynn Hodges, 82, of Phoenix, AZ passed on Sunday January 17, 2016, following complications from Alzheimer's disease. Janice was born December 23, 1933 in Ardmore, Oklahoma, the eldest daughter of Marvin and Pauline Robison. As a young girl, she moved to Arizona from Oklahoma with her family. Janice was a proud graduate from Phoenix North High School in 1951 and from Arizona State College...
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John Arthur Page

August 3, 1930 - January 15, 2016

John Arthur Page was born August 3, 1930 and passed away on January 15, 2016. He was raised in Farrell, PA by his parents Arthur and Mary Pagonis. He attended Farrell High for 2 years, but then went to Bordentown Military Academy in New Jersey and graduated. While there he played football. He was a talented musician. John had his own band, played saxophone, composed music and excelled at piano....
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Marc Aaron Pratt

February 25, 1989 - January 15, 2016

Marc Aaron Pratt age 26, passed away unexpectedly January 15 2016 in San Diego, California. Marc was born February 25, 1989 in Scottsdale, Arizona to Lisa and Tim Pratt. Marc grew up in the Valley and graduated from Shadow Mountain High School in 2007. In March 2012 Marc enlisted in the United States Navy and graduated in May of that same year. Marc is survived by his mother and father Lisa...
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Sara Bazemore Moody

June 6, 1952 - January 15, 2016

Sara "Sally" Bazemore Kent, June 6, 1952-January 15, 2016, passed away peacefully at the Sherman Home surrounded by her loving family. Sally grew up in College Park, Georgia and graduated from College Park High School in 1970. She moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 2008 to marry the love of her life. She was a loving mother, compassionate soul and hardworking woman. She is preceded in death...
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Joanne Katherine Golis

September 12, 1934 - January 14, 2016


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Thomas Teugh

November 13, 1953 - January 12, 2016


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Betty Jo Benton

August 24, 1924 - January 9, 2016

91, Born in Phoenix, AZ on August 24, 1924, died at home on Jan 9, 2016. Betty had a brother, Chuck and a sister, Jane, who both preceded her in death. Her parents were Charles and Gladys Avery. The family moved to Bakersfield, CA where Betty completed high school and met her future husband Robert Benton at a USO dance for pilot trainees. They married in July 1943 and produced 4 sons. Betty was a...
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Ronald George Larrabee

February 18, 1932 - January 9, 2016

Ron died January 9, 2016 at the age of 83. He was born to Leland and Frances Larrabee in Oakland, CA in 1932. Ron had a very active and interesting life. He joined the Army and served as a Medic in Korea, where he experienced the horrors of war. After a few years as a civilian, Ron enlisted in the Air Force, was tested and put in intelligence. He did two tours in Vietnam, was in Puerto Rico...
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Betty Lillian Papa

February 4, 1929 - January 8, 2016

Betty Lillian Papa, aged 86 of Phoenix, passed away on January 8,2016 in the city of Glendale, at the Glencroft care facility. Friends and family are invited to gather together for the funeral service and reception, to be held at Dignity Memorial on January 30, 2016 at 11 a.m., with Pastor Michael Shepard officiating. Betty was born in North Attleborough, Massachusetts to Margaret Denzer and...
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Albert Valentine Thomas

February 1, 1939 - January 7, 2016

Albert V. Thomas III Al was born Feb. 1, 1939 to Albert and Alwilda Thomas in Pasadena, CA. Al's younger years were spent in Minneapolis, MN where he excelled at academics and sports at Breck High School. Al started in retail with Sears; first in Minneapolis and growing in his positions, which took him to Aberdeen, S.D., Fort Dodge, DA., and into Des Moines. After many years in retail Al...
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Warren Genichi Komatsu

January 8, 1937 - January 7, 2016

Warren Genichi Komatsu, 78, of Tempe, Arizona, formerly of Laveen, Arizona, passed away on January 7, 2016.He was born in San Francisco, California on January 8, 1937. He attended Lowell High School and San Francisco City College. He received a Bachelor's degree from San Francisco State University.He was married to Diane Ong on March 13, 1976.Warren was retired from his mobile catering business...
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Caro Norma Goodwin

March 10, 1916 - January 5, 2016


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Franklin Martin Boller,

September 3, 1929 - January 1, 2016

Franklin M. Boller, Jr., SFO, went to his reward on January 1, 2016, of natural causes in Huntington Beach, CA. Frank was a member of the Secular Franciscan Order. He was the oldest child of Mildred V. Boller (RIP) And Franklin M. Boller, Sr. (RIP). His wife, Anne P. Boller, (also a Secular Franciscan) and two sons, Charles Anthony and John Bernard, as well as his sister, Mary C. Lapre, of...
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Aja Alexandria Newman

September 3, 1985 - December 29, 2015


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Dixie Lee Brown

December 11, 1929 - December 23, 2015

DIXIE LEE JOHNSON BROWNDecember 11, 1929 - December 23, 2015Dixie Lee Johnson Brown, 86, passed away at Gardiner Home, Phoenix, after a short illness at the Beautitudes Campus, Phoenix, where she had lived for many years, establishing and maintaining so many friendships after the loss of her beloved husband Price. She was the youngest of three sisters, born in Plainview, Texas where her Daddy...
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