Our Obituaries

Betty Jane Fink

August 6, 1927 - August 27, 2016

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Demetrius Tirrell Williford

April 4, 1973 - August 26, 2016

Demetrius Tirrell Williford is the youngest son born to the union of Herman and Ruthie Mae (Fitzgerald) Williford, Sr., April 4, 1973, in Gary, Indiana. He was raised a Christian in Trinity Missionary Baptist Church where he accepted Christ as Lord and Savior at an early age. Demetrius continued fighting the good fight of faith, transitioning into eternity as a good and faithful servant.He...
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Edith L. Reynolds

July 20, 1930 - August 25, 2016

Edith L. Reynolds, 86, of Tempe, Arizona, entered into rest on August 25, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Luther Reynolds. Dear mother of Willis D. Reynolds and Sandra (Ernie) Tyree; dear grandma of Kevin Tyree, Lisa Reynolds, Cheryl Gliebe, Matthew Reynolds and Luke Reynolds; dear great-grandma of Krystine, Ashleigh, Dennis, Joshua, Luther and Travis; dear sister of Bill Belcher. Our dear...
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David Edward Towne

December 27, 1937 - August 25, 2016

David Edward Towne, 78, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, entered into rest on August 25, 2016. Beloved husband of J. Gail Towne. A celebration of life, with Military Honors, will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at 12:00 PM, at Valley of the Sun Mortuary, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, Arizona 85248.
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Steven Franklin Morrison

November 20, 1945 - August 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Helen Day

February 9, 1922 - August 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Thomas Earl WILLIAMS

October 6, 1938 - August 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Orleatha Ann Kane

June 17, 1926 - August 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Mary Kathleen JORDAN

August 16, 1925 - August 19, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Mary Kathleen Jordan

August 16, 1925 - August 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Calvin R. Stockam

November 22, 1923 - August 17, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Cindy Sue Feuchster

January 31, 1960 - August 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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William Eugene Walker

February 18, 1952 - August 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Josephine S. PISTORIO

March 4, 1926 - August 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Alfredo DAVALOS

November 16, 1949 - August 13, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Alfredo DAVALOS

November 16, 1949 - August 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Rita A. Albright

January 7, 1919 - August 12, 2016

Rita Albright, 97, was born in New York City, raised in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, was graduated from St. Augustine's Academy and attended Northwestern University. Following a 30 year advertising career in TV commercial writing, she retired to Arizona authoring five children's books and an autobiography written in rhyme covering a century.Proceeded in death by her only son John Lord Albright, Jr. and...
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Jonathan Edwards Pierce

March 29, 1945 - August 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Eleanor Louise Du Boce

November 27, 1923 - August 9, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Eleanor Louise Du Boce

November 27, 1923 - August 9, 2016

Eleanor Louise DuBoce was born November 29, 1923 in Pottstown, PA to loving parents Newton Bach and Catherine Levingood. When the Navy askedour women to serve in WWII, she willingly volunteered as a 3rd class pharmacist's mate. At the age of 23, Eleanor met the love her life, Frank DuBoce, at a dance in Alhambra, CA and they kept dancing for 66 years. Her family relocated to Arizona in 1969. She...
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Joan Marilyn MC MASTER

May 27, 1930 - August 9, 2016

The heart of our family passed away 8-9-16. Born in Culver City, CA. 5-27-30 and a 30 year resident of Sun Lakes, Joan was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, chef, nurturer, warrior and protector extraordinaire ! Survived by her loving husband, Glenn, 7 children, 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, Joan brought smiles to the faces of those who knew and admired her,...
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Richard Stephen Woods

August 21, 1935 - August 7, 2016

Woods, Richard ("Dick") Stephen, 80, was welcomed by his Lord, Jesus Christ, August 7, 2016 while happily living at the home of his youngest daughter. He was born in Troy, NY to William Francis and Mary Esther Woods. The family later moved to Miami, FL where he met and married Carol J. Anizel, mother to, Richard S. Woods, Jr., and began his career with the U.S. Army. Later, Dick married Marie...
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William Charles Mote

September 18, 1940 - August 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Duane WALKER

November 5, 1932 - August 3, 2016

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Ronald Keith Shelledy

March 24, 1951 - August 3, 2016

Ronald Keith Shelledy, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away suddenly this week. He was born in Osage, IA, on March 24, 1951, to Keith and Rosetta (Wetter) Shelledy. He moved as a child to Fort Dodge and attended school graduating in 1970.He subsequently joined the Navy and was honorably discharged. He then moved to Mesa, AZ, where he worked for Arizona State University for over 20 years. He...
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Virginia Joan Glass

March 7, 1930 - August 3, 2016

Virginia Joan Glass,86, passed away August 3,2016 in Long Island,New York. She is survived by her 4 children: Judeanne Goodenough-Bishop, Thomas Glass, Elizabeth Glass and Patricia Lazik, 7 grandchildren: Tricina Chand, Joseph Hendy, Bradley Goodenough, Ariel Mayberry, Gabrielle Marlor, Matthew and Noah Glass, 4 great-grandchildren: Killian Hendy, Natasha and Shreaya Chand and Kiegan Mayberry,...
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Duane Eldon Walker

November 5, 1932 - August 3, 2016

Duane Eldon Walker, November 5, 1932 - August 3, 2016A quiet man with not so many words, but held great knowledge and loved deeply. Duane passed early last Wednesday morning in his sleep. Duane fought a brave battle with Alzheimer's over the last eighteen years and did so with a strength and fortitude like no other. His biggest fear was not remembering who his family was. Duane won that battle...
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Dustin Alan Huey

October 14, 2008 - August 2, 2016

In Loving Memory of:Dustin "Dusty" Alan HueyOctober 14, 2008 - August 02, 2016 Dustin Alan Huey, Dusty or "Buddy" as his friends and family called him, passed away at Chandler Hospital, early Tuesday, August 02, 2016, as the result of complications related to his disabilities. He is survived by his Mother, Father, Step-Mother, Grand Parents, and his Brothers and Sisters. Services were held at...
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Thomas Winston Stanton

June 9, 1945 - August 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Claire Slane

September 3, 1927 - July 31, 2016

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Claire Slane

September 3, 1927 - July 31, 2016

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Robert F. DURBEN

April 28, 1923 - July 30, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Beatrice Marie Jones

January 25, 1936 - July 28, 2016

Beatrice Marie Jones (1936-2016) was known to everyone as a loving wife, nurturing mother and caring friend. She was the Christian center of the Jones family whether she was hosting Christmas night, Easter brunch or annual camping trip. Beatrice is survived by her beloved husband, Jerry Edward Jones, whom she loving journeyed together over their 62 years of marriage. She is also survived by 6...
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Joyce Maxine Conrad

November 2, 1937 - July 26, 2016

Joyce Maxine ConradNovember 2, 1937 to July 26, 2016Joyce Maxine Conrad passed away on July 26, 2016 at Hospice of the Valley Dobson Home surrounded by her husband and children. She is survived by her husband Gary Conrad, four children and their spouses, 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. An open house Celebration of Life was held at First Baptist Church of Sun Lakes. Joyce was born to...
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Jeffery H. Machac

April 2, 1956 - July 25, 2016

Jeffery H. Machac was born in Corry, PA on April 2nd, 1956. Jeff (Chief) attended Panama Central School in Panama, NY graduating in 1974 and while there, he enjoyed playing football. Jeff married his beloved high school sweetheart Roxanne Donaldson on July 16th, 1977. Jeff demonstrated his love for Christ by serving others. His hobbies included backyard barbeques and ASU football games. Jeff and...
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Luella HAEK

July 14, 1921 - July 23, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Robert A. WEAVER

July 22, 1920 - July 23, 2016

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Yvonne WOODY

July 15, 1933 - July 23, 2016

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Luella Helen Haek

July 14, 1921 - July 23, 2016

Luella (Sue) Helen Haek July 14, 1921 to July 23, 2016 Sue, as we all knew her by, passed away peacefully Saturday night. She was 95 years old and is survived by 2 children, 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She left behind quite a legacy. Sue was born in La Grande, Oregon, married a career Air Force pilot, and traveled the world. They retired in Arizona and never left. She loved...
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Robert Allan Weaver

July 22, 1920 - July 23, 2016

Robert (Bob) Weaver was born in Toledo, Ohio and passed away peacefully in Tempe, Arizona on July 23, 2016. He was preceded in death by Betty, his beloved wife for 58 years; parents Monte and June Weaver, brother Max, sisters Crystal Townsend, Alice Croniser, and his grandson, Jason Weaver. Bob is survived by his sisters Betty (Reed) Dunbar and Sally Weaver, sons; Tim, Ron (Beth), and Terry, six...
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Peter Michael Holland

February 6, 1940 - July 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Patricia Varnau

January 17, 1925 - July 21, 2016

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Ralph Edwin Chamberlain

July 12, 1930 - July 21, 2016

Ralph Edwin Chamberlain, 86, entered into rest on July 21, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Anna Belle Chamberlain. Dear Daddy of Madlyn (Gary) Richards, and the late Marilyn Damron and Melody Gouch. Dear grandpa of Kevin (Lisa) Richards, Justin (Dawnie) Stewart, Andrea Grabeau and Jackie White. Dear great-grandpa of Therest and James Gouch. Dear brother of the late Walter and Clarence...
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Patricia Varnau

January 17, 1925 - July 21, 2016

In Memory of Patricia VarnauPatricia Varnau of Chandler, Arizona passed away on July 21, 2016 while in hospice care. She is survived by her son Kevin and his wife Debbie. She is also survived by her four granddaughters: Courtney (Chandler, AZ), Cameron (Scarborough, ME), Keri (Denver, CO) and Kellie (Phoenix, AZ) and three great-grandchildren: Tanner, Emerson and Dylan. Patricia was preceded...
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Josephine S. Getner

April 8, 1923 - July 19, 2016

GETNER, Josephine "Jozie" S. (Costa) Josephine S. Getner passed away peacefully on July 19, 2016, at the age of 93. She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Arthur D. Getner, her two children, Jo Ann (Thomas) Pitello, and Art P. (Chad Corbett), and her two granddaughters Lisa and Gina Pitello. Born in Chicago, IL to Benedetto and Francesca Costa she was the last surviving...
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Lauren Rose McCoy

January 9, 1974 - July 19, 2016

Lauren Rose McCoy passed away July 19th ,2016 Born January 9th 1974 inNaperville Illinois she was the daughter of Don McCoy and the late EileenMcCoy.In her childhood, her family experienced several relocations, but theysettled in Yorba Linda, California where she graduated from El Dorado HighSchool. During her high school years , she sang in the school Glee Club andbeing an avid and skilled...
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Maryann Mancini

April 4, 1958 - July 19, 2016

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Geraldine Mildred Hahn

December 8, 1929 - July 19, 2016

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Arline ECHOLS

June 22, 1936 - July 18, 2016

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Arline Echols

June 22, 1936 - July 18, 2016

Arline Echols, 80, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, July 18, 2016. Born in New Braunfels, TX on June 22, 1936 to Benno Louis Dierks and Emma Maria (Braune) Dierks, Arline attended and graduated from New Braunfels High School and married Mack L. Echols Jr. in 1954. Arline was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She and her husband of 55 years, who predeceased...
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Robert Oscar Grondin

November 1, 1952 - July 17, 2016

Robert Oscar Grondin ~ Bob was born on November 1, 1952, to his parents, Tom and Mary. From a young age, Bob had a passion for learning. His life was to be dedicated to academics and higher education, a profession that would allow him to touch the lives of many. Bob received his PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and went on to teach electrical engineering at Arizona...
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Jane Hilda Wargo

March 14, 1918 - July 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Helen BRENAMAN

January 30, 1923 - July 16, 2016

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Helen Brenaman

January 30, 1923 - July 16, 2016

Helen Brenaman passed away on July 16, 2016 at home, at the age of 93, of natural causes. She is survived by two daughters and her son-in-law, Justine and Bill Moyer, and Candee Lewis, two grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. Born in New York City, the daughter of Sam and Frances Margolies, sister of Jerry and Norman, she lived in Arizona for 53 years, but...
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Flora PADILLA

January 11, 1923 - July 14, 2016

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Flora B. Padilla

January 11, 1923 - July 14, 2016

Flora B. Padilla, 93, of Chandler, Arizona, peacefully entered into rest on July 14, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Morris S. Padilla; dear mother of Morris (Angie) Padilla, Michael (Brenda) Padilla, and Joann (Ken) Chandler; dear grandmother of 10, great grandmother, aunt, great aunt, and friend of many. Visitation 9 - 10 AM, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 230 W....
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Richard Campbell KEMPSHALL

February 20, 1946 - July 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Aaron Alexander Ortiz

December 9, 1990 - July 13, 2016

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Jacqueline Ann Campbell

August 28, 1929 - July 13, 2016

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Jacqueline Ann Campbell

August 28, 1929 - July 13, 2016

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Aaron Alexander Ortiz

December 9, 1990 - July 13, 2016

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Joseph Wallis Saunders

August 2, 1935 - July 12, 2016

Joseph Wallis Saunders, 80, passed away on July 12, 2106 in Gilbert, Arizona. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Valley of the Sun Mortuary Chapel at 10940 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Chandler, AZ, 85248. A Graveside Services will follow at Valley of the Sun Cemetery.
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Edward Charles Gee

July 17, 1913 - July 11, 2016

In Loving Memory ofEdward Charles Gee102, of Sun Lakes AZ, died Monday, July 11, 2016. He was born July 17, 1913 in Auburn NY. Edward was a Sergeant in the Army during WW II and landed in France on D-Day+3. After the war he moved to Fairmont WV, where he attended Fairmount College. Edward was an Insurance agent, served as Director for Fairmont Housing, and worked part-time as the bookkeeper for...
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Barry Lewis Mostovoy

August 11, 1935 - July 11, 2016

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Michael Aaron Wesho

February 12, 1975 - July 8, 2016

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William Doyle Russey

September 2, 1929 - July 8, 2016

William Doyle Russey,86, of Chandler, Arizona, entered into rest on July 8, 2016. Graveside services will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, July 15, 2016, at Valley of the Sun Cemetery, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, Arizona 85248.
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Beth Drathman

August 4, 1949 - July 8, 2016

Beth Hennessey Drathman was a beautiful soul who left this world all to early. Born in Chicago, IL on August 4, 1949 to Thomas and Jean Hennessey, moved to Phoenix her senior year of high school. Married her forever love, David Drathman in 1968. Together they had one child, Kristen Ann, and two sweet granddaughters, Shea Hennessey and Martha Elizabeth (Emme).Beth worked for Honeywell for 28 years...
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Eugene Leroy FOX

January 3, 1930 - July 5, 2016

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Amber Aileen Rock

December 27, 1976 - July 5, 2016

Amber Aileen Rock, 39, passed peacefully in her sleep on the evening of July 2nd, 2016 at her home in Mesa, AZ. Amber was born on December 27th, 1976 in Missoula, MT. Amber leaves to this world her most special gift, her daughter Kirsten Sue Cotner. Kirsten begins the 4th grade this July. Amber is survived by her parents, Lana and Bob Rock of Chandler, AZ.; brother Jon Rock of Mesa, AZ;...
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Florence Anna Tash

September 13, 1931 - July 5, 2016

Florence Anna Tash, 84, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, passed from this life on July 5, 2016. She was born in Watauga, Tennessee on September 13, 1931 to Noble and Anna Mae Tester. She married John D. Tash on March 15, 1953. Together they were married 56 years. Florence was preceded in death by her father and mother, husband, and her daughter Janet. She is survived by her siblings Mary Nell Hogg ...
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Donald Dean Graves

August 11, 1928 - July 4, 2016

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Carmela Gomez-Paz

August 22, 1963 - June 30, 2016

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Angelina Leona Johnson

December 12, 1947 - June 30, 2016

Angelina Leona Johnson, 68, of Chandler, Arizona, went to be with the Lord, on June 30, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Bob "Pop Pop" Johnson for 48 years. Dear mother of Christine (Joe) Scarduzio, Cynthia (Bud) Horner, Rob (Alexis) Johnson and Charlene (Matt) Croft; dear Mom Mom of Angie, Victoria, Olivia, Valerie, Danielle, Logan, Scarlett, Dawn and Nathan ...
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Kenneth A. Bain

September 6, 1932 - June 26, 2016

Kenneth A. Bain, III, 83, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, entered into rest on June 26, 2016. Beloved husband of Peggy Sue Bain, and of the late Margaret Bain. Dear grandfather of Michelle Winkler and brother of Barbara Veltri. Family will receive guests 9:00 AM, Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Valley of the Sun Mortuary, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, Arizona 85248, where funeral services will...
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Patricia Ann Plowright

June 21, 1944 - June 25, 2016

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Marjorie L. Goers

August 29, 1924 - June 24, 2016

Marjorie L. Goers, 91, of Chandler, Arizona, entered into rest on June 24, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Myron Goers; dear mother of Pamela (Tony) Cranfill, Cathy (Steve) Forney and Jim (Margo) Goers; dear grandmother of Lucas (Cathyrn) Forney, Ben Forney and Seth Goers; dear great grandmother of Caden, Jacob and Kayla. Memorial service will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Valley...
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Gilbert William Randall

March 25, 1931 - June 22, 2016

Gilbert William Randall, 85, of Sun Lakes, AZ, passed away on June 22, 2016.Gilbert was born on March 25, 1931, in Texarkana, TX, to Gilbert Q. and Myrtle Randall, the eldest of two boys. He grew up in Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. He began work for the Bell System at the age of 17, his career interrupted by four years of service in the United States Air Force. He married his wife, Dorothy, in...
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James Gerald Hilbink

May 19, 1935 - June 22, 2016

James G. Hilbink "Jim", 81, at peace on June 22, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Diana B. Hilbink; dear Dad of Jeaneen (Tom) Duensing and Alex (Lori) Hilbink; loving Lito of Jared and Shae Duensing, and Jorden and Ethen Hilbink; dear brother of Ronald (Kaye) and Kraig (Maryann) Hilbink. Our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin, colleague and friend of many....
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Susan Altamirano Gomez

December 15, 1953 - June 21, 2016

Susan A. Gomez, 62, passed away June 21, 2016. Born December 15, 1953 in Tucson, Arizona. Preceded in death by her mother, Aurelia G. Altamirano. Survived by loving husband, Robert M. Gomez; son Robert Michael Gomez (Amanda); twin daughters Andrea Somerville (Nick) and Michelle Gomez; grandchildren, Olivia, Teyo and Santino Gomez, and Landen Somerville; father, Joe T. Altamirano; siblings,...
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Patricia Soonja KIM

March 17, 1936 - June 19, 2016

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Ramon Mendoza Rodriguez

February 20, 1934 - June 19, 2016

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Patricia Ann Quinn

December 13, 1938 - June 18, 2016

Patricia Ann Quinn, 77, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, entered into rest on June 18, 2016. She was born in Wayne County, Ohio, to the late Stanley and Ruth Autl, and grew up on the family farm in Marshallville. Pat is survived by her loving husband, Dick, having been married for 49 years. Pat graduated from Smithville High School, in Smithville, OH., and attended Bowling Green University. She was...
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Genevieve Ruth West

May 13, 1928 - June 18, 2016

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Patricia Ann Lundregan

November 12, 1933 - June 18, 2016

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Phyllis Arlene Dawson

March 31, 1926 - June 18, 2016

Phyllis Arlene Bisbee Dawson was the daughter of Clarence and Helen Bisbee. She was born in Ford Kansas on her Rinehart grandparents Farm in a snow storm on March 31st 1926. She graduated from Ford High School. She married Melvin Dawson her longtime boyfriend and love from the age of 13 on December 10th, 1944 in her Rinehart grandparents home. Her memories of their farm became sealed in her heart...
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Kymbree Lynne Gabaldon

November 5, 1997 - June 15, 2016

MILEY CYRUS "The Climb"I can almost see it. That dream I'm dreaming, But there's a voice inside my head saying, "You'll never reach it." Every step I'm takin' every move I make feels lost with no direction, My faith is shakin' But I, I gotta keep tryin' Gotta keep my head held high There's always gonna be another mountain I&...
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Evelyn Elizabeth Roit

February 23, 1923 - June 14, 2016

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Colleen A. Wilson

January 19, 1945 - June 14, 2016

In Memory of Colleen A. Wilson January 19, 1945 - June 14, 2016Colleen A. Wilson passed away on June 14, 2016 at home with her family. She died peacefully in her sleep. Services will be held and Colleen will be laid to rest at 10 a.m. on June 25, 2016 at Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery located at 10940 E Chandler Heights Rd., Chandler AZ 85248, phone: 480-895-9232Colleen was a beautiful...
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Gladys Marie Gunzer

November 12, 1939 - June 13, 2016

June 13th 2016 at 10:18 am Gladys Gunzer, lost her long fought battle to cancer. Gladys was a role model to many and she was a native North Carolinian and very proud of that fact. She studied Fine Arts at The Women's College of the University of North Carolina where she met her lifelong companion Dick Gunzer. Everyone that knew Gladys loved him, she was a fierce friend, wonderful mother and the...
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Ardell Harriet STAFFIERI

March 18, 1924 - June 12, 2016

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Luz Elena Gomez

August 7, 1945 - June 10, 2016

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Richard Anthony Rivard

November 11, 1934 - June 9, 2016

Richard Anthony Rivard, 81, of Chandler, Arizona, entered into rest on June 9, 2016. Beloved husband of Jeannie Rivard for 58 years; dear father of Rick (Aree) Rivard, Tony (Jaime) Rivard and Maria Rivard; dear grandfather of Brandi Rivard, Drew (Kimmi) Fleger and Dustin Fleger; dear great-grandfather of Easton and Emma Fleger. . Visitation 6 - 8 PM, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Valley of the Sun...
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Rodney Lee Rogers

March 15, 1949 - June 8, 2016

Rodney Lee Rogers, 67, of Phoenix, Arizona, entered into rest on June 8, 2016. Born in 1949 to Richard and Norma Rogers, he grew up as older brother to Kelly (Deloris) Rogers and Kim (Lonnie) Wingett in Goshen Indiana. Rod is a 1967 graduate of Wakarusa High School. He was a US Army veteran serving in Vietnam from April, 1969 to November, 1970. When returning stateside he married his high...
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Doyle Wayne Yockey

September 30, 1941 - June 8, 2016

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Ada Virginia Garmon

September 26, 1932 - June 7, 2016

Ada Virginia Garmon, 83, of San Tan Valley, AZ (formerly of St. Ann, MO) passed away on June 7, 2016 at Banner Baywood Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona. She was born on September 26, 1932 in O'Kean, AR to John Marshall and Viola Carson. She married Marvin Johnson on August 31, 1951. Together they had two children, Rick (deceased) and Shirley. Ada and Marvin would later divorce. On August 19,...
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Judi D. Sefton

April 21, 1944 - June 7, 2016

Judith Dimock Sefton went to be with Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.Judi was born on April 21, 1944 in Newton, Massachusetts to Donald F. and Eleanor L. Dimock. Hometown, Mt. Lebanon, PA was dear to Judi and she cherished her 1962 graduating class from Mt. Lebanon High.A consummate care-taker, Judi was a nurse by profession and committed her life to the helping of others. As a Registered Nurse,...
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James Thomas Kilmartin

February 4, 1928 - June 6, 2016

James "Jim" T. Kilmartin, 88, peacefully passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016 in Chandler, Arizona. Born February 4, 1928, in the Bronx, New York, he was the son of the late Thomas Kilmartin and Rose (Kilmartin) Schuman. Being born and raised in the Bronx, it is no surprise that Jim was a life-long fan(atic) of the New York Yankee's. He had many fond memories of attending baseball games with...
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Roy LOPEZ

May 14, 1938 - June 5, 2016

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Merion Margaret Webb

February 1, 1923 - June 5, 2016

Merion Margaret Webb, 93, of Chandler, Arizona, died peacefully in her home. She is predeceased by her parents Charles and Catherine Duhr and her late husband of 54 years, Charles Raymond Webb. Merion was a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. With all those greats, it shows you her greatness. She is survived by her four children, Joyce, Judy, David and Jennifer....
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Roy N. Lopez, Jr.

May 14, 1938 - June 5, 2016

For my Roque From METoday we mourn the loss of a Dam'Good man. and he would tell you so.Roy N. Lopez, Born in Casa Grande, AZ in 1938.Proud son, brother, father, grandfather Tio, Nino, Mentor and friend. Not to mention the pride that swelled his chest.. Marine!I believe he would tell you his greatest loves and achievements would be having married his honey Elena and honorably raised his children...
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