Our Obituaries

Angelita Gonzales

August 3, 1946 - July 2, 2011

Angelita Gonzales entered into life August 3, 1946 and entered into rest at her home in Glendale July 2, 2011. Angelita is survived by; daughters Elvira (Rudy) Rodriguez and Michele Gronzales, sons Antonio Camacho, Rene Camacho and Angelo Gonzales, sisters Emma, Vera, Marcella, Cookie, Mary, Yolie and Rosie, brother Richard, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visitation 5:00-8:00 pm,...
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Anthony (Tony) Avalos

March 7, 1920 - June 15, 2011

Anthony V. (Tony) Avalos entered into life March 7, 1920 in Stoddard, Arizona and entered into rest June 15, 2011 at his home in Surprise, Arizona. Mr. Avalos was a WWII Army Veteran and member of American Legion Post 41. He is survived by; 2 sons, Manuel (Mary) Madrid & Frank Madrid, 1 daughter Sally (Jerry) Sander, 2 brothers Richard & Robert, 3 sisters Louisa, Ramona and Frances, 16...
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Lupe R. Lopez

December 13, 1928 - May 27, 2011

Lupe R. Lopez, Born December 13, 1928 in Litchfield Park, Arizona. She passed away May 27, 2011. Lupe was preceded in death by her husband of nearly sixty years John. Lupe leaves behind their four children Patricia, Elissa, Juan and Ricardo. She also leaves behind eight grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Lupe was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Goodyear. She was...
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John A. Carr

December 28, 1921 - May 23, 2011

John A. Carr born December 28, 1921 passed May 23, 2011. John served in the U.S. Navy in WWII from 1942-1948. Stationed at NTC San Diego, CA also DesBase, San Diego, CA. He served on vessels: USS Henry T. Allen, USS Bushnell and USS Fulton AS11. Awarded: Asiatic Pacific, American Area, Victory, Good Conduct. He worked for General Motors and retired from KWDart/Paccar. John moved to...
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Adeline Florina Salinas

September 9, 1960 - May 10, 2011

Adeline M. Salinas entered into life September 9, 1960 in Phoenix, Arizona and entered into rest May 10, 2011 at her home in Avondale, Arizona. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving husband Johnny, 2 daughters, Veronica & Juanita, mother Teresita Naranjo, 3 grandchildren, George Jr., Marina & Julian Estrada, 4 sisters and 6 brothers. Visitation 5:00-8:00 p.m. with Rosary at 6...
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Peter S. Lopez

November 18, 1924 - May 4, 2011

Peter "Pete" Santos Lopez (86) died peacefully May 4 at his home. He was born November 18, 1924 in Phoenix AZ to immigrant parents Florentino Lopez and Carmen Santos. Peter was baptized on April 26, 1925 at Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Phoenix. His godparents were Alberto Camijo and Rafaela Giron. He was the second of five children and all have preceded him in death: Older brother...
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Rose (Rodriguez) Pozsga

October 18, 1954 - May 1, 2011

Pozsga, Rose (Rodriguez), 56, of Glendale, AZ passed Sunday May 1st. She is preceded in death by her parents Elueterio and Andrea Rodriguez, sister Estella Vasquez and her son Michael Joseph Pozsga. She is survived by her son Jonathan Pozsga, 8 siblings Rod Rodriguez (Sally), Christina Gordon, Mary McCabe (Larry), Ernie Rodriguez (Cecilia), Nick Rodriguez (Barbara), Stephanie Mirelez, Erma...
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Betty E.V. Medina

March 18, 1956 - April 25, 2011

Betty E.V. Medina entered into life March 18, 1956 in Phoenix, Arizona and entered into rest with her family at her side April 25, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona Betty was preceded in death by her parents Ignacio and Lupe Medina, sister Sally and brothers Ignacio (Junior) Jr. and Robert. She is survived by her sisters Margie, Rosie, Irene, Patsy and brothers Raymond (Kito), Charlie, Freddy, Ruben and...
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William Morales Ocasio

July 20, 1942 - April 23, 2011

William Morales Ocasio entered into life July 20, 1942 in Camuy, Puerto Rico and entered into rest at his home in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Ocasio was a Journeyman Carpenter and had lived in Arizona about 28 years. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his lovely wife Mary and numerous other relatives and friends who loved him dearly. Celebration of life service 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday,...
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Michael James Douglas Cozma

October 10, 1989 - April 13, 2011

Michael James Douglas Cozma entered into life October 10, 1989 and entered into rest April 13, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. His life and love was music and skateboarding. His friends were many and varied greatly as to their likes and interests. Michael graduated from Maryvale High School with honors in 2008. He was accepted at ASU but without a scholarship he went on to attended Glendale...
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Clyle Eugene Dawson

February 26, 1928 - April 8, 2011

Clyle Eugene Dawson entered into life February 26, 1928 and entered into rest April 8, 2011. Clyle was preceded in death by his wife Marlene, sons; Michael & Lee Dawson. He is survived by Heraldine Kuhlman his wife of 8 months, sons; Greg Dawson and Scott Dawson, and daughter; Laura Pierce. A public viewing will be held on 5:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at Greer Wilson Funeral...
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Mary "Kay" Katherine Zalewski

July 18, 1940 - April 6, 2011

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Kay was born in Chicago, IL on July 18, 1940, to John and Bernice Engleman. She married Richard (Dick) Zalewski on July 25, 1959. Kay played "straight man" to Dick for over 52 years. She was a devoted follower of St. Jude and believed he answered her prayers. Kay is survived by her husband, Dick; daughter Christine (Mike) Gionet of...
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Harold Ollis Green

July 26, 1938 - April 3, 2011

Harold Ollis Green entered into life July 26, 1938 in Checotah, Oklahoma and entered into rest April 3, 2011 at his home in Wittmann, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his father Ollis, mother Gertrude, brother Earl, sister Joyce and nephew Larry. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his son James(Charlotte), daughter Pamela(Leo), sister Janice, 7 grandchildren, 5 great...
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Robert V. Medina

August 18, 1941 - April 2, 2011

Medina, Robert "Bobby" V., 69, of Phoenix passed away on April 2, 2011. Bobby was born in Phoenix, Arizona on August 18, 1941, into a large family. He loved being a teenager in the 50's. As a young man, he met and married a beautiful young lady, Ramona, who could have had anyone she wanted and she chose him. The marriage lasted until her passing, over 40 years later. That union brought...
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Janie Ella Gills

May 7, 1911 - March 27, 2011

On May 7, 1911 a rising star burst onto the scene. Her name was Janie Ella Gills. Janie was the oldest of three children (brothers, George and Ralph, preceded her in death), born to proud parents, the late Reverend Ralph and Lucy Hicks in Tamo, Arkansas. Janie accepted Christ at an early age. As a child she grew up entertaining various ministers in her small farming community by helping her...
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Timothy Michael Brown

October 2, 1970 - March 26, 2011

Brown, Timothy Michael, 40, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on March 26, 2011. Timothy enjoyed being a bus driver for the city of Phoenix. He will be missed by his loving mother, Marguerite (Ginny) Brown, stepmother Janet Brown and his older siblings: Cynthia, Denny, LeeAnna & Alan Bockelman; Denise, Patrick, Sheila, & Michael Peck; Charles, Lorna, Zachery & Cassie Brown. A memorial...
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Daniel B Amaral, Sr.

August 19, 1925 - March 25, 2011

Amaral, Daniel Borbon Sr., 85, entered life August 19, 1925 and passed away peacefully at his home on March 25, 2011. Daniel was one of 10 children born to Mateo and Adela Amaral. He was born in Arizona, raised in Sonora, Mexico then returned to Arizona at the age of 20. He was employed by Metal Products for 39 years, during his employment he helped construct The Arizona Capital Cooper Dome. ...
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Bryan Almejo

February 26, 1983 - March 23, 2011

It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the death of our beloved Bryan Almejo, 28, of Phoenix, Arizona Bryan was born in San Bernardino, California on February 26, 1983. He died in Phoenix, Arizona on March 23, 2011 He is survived by his parents Javier and Maria Almejo, his loving daughter Naomi, his brothers Jose, Oracio and David and sister Mirna. Visitation 12:00-3...
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Alberto R. Del Castillo

December 10, 1920 - March 22, 2011

Alberto R. Del Castillo, our beloved brother and uncle passed away peacefully March 22, 2011 in Goodyear, AZ. He was the son of Guadalupe and Gabriel Del Castillo and is survived by his two sisters Esperanza Reyes and Maria Louisa Quinonez along with numerous nieces and nephews. He was born December 10, 1920 in Litchfield Park, AZ. He succeeded his father Gabriel as a landscaper on the...
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Neylan Lee Burfield

January 25, 1945 - March 16, 2011

Neylan Lee Burfield entered into life January 25, 1945 in Canton, Ohio and entered into rest March 16, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years Judy Kay, 1 brother Lyle Wayne Burfield and his babies, a black cat named Pandora, a white poodle named Cleo and a tan toy cocker named Shatze. Neylan proudly served his country in the Army during the Vietnam war. He...
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Jessie Caneila Glenn

February 14, 1920 - March 16, 2011

Jessie Caneila Glenn entered into life February 14, 1920 in Cooper, Texas and entered into rest March 16, 2011 at her home in Phoenix, Arizona Jessie is survived by her son and his wife Les and Mary Glenn, grandchildren, Janna (Michael) Zucker, Brelice Michael (Rebecca) Glenn and Daniel (Shannon) Glenn and grandchildren, Kyle, Jesse, Janessa, Logan, Matthew, Hannah, Savannah, Stella, Olivia,...
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BobbieJo Perez

January 2, 1959 - March 14, 2011

BobbieJo Perez entered into life January 2, 1959 in Phoenix, Arizona and entered into rest March 14, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. She is survived by her mother Alma Brown, son Tommy (Cathy) Lopez Jr., daughters Christina (Joseph) Clayborn, Sandy Canez and Makenzie Rose, 8 grandchildren, Regina Lopez, Clarrisa Lopez, Tommy Lopez III, Danielle Valle, David Valle Jr, Fidel Padilla, Johnny Canez and...
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Jesse Olivo

January 29, 1968 - March 3, 2011

Jesse Olivo entered into life January 29, 1968 in Phoenix, Arizona and entered into rest March 3, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is survived by his mother, Yolanda Gutierrez and father Lupe Olivo Jr. and many other family who loved and cared for him deerly. Visitation 5:00-8:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at Crystal Rose Funeral Home 9155 W. Van Buren St., Tolleson with service 10:00 a.m.,...
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Jacob Anthony "Chucky" Adrian

February 7, 1991 - March 2, 2011

Jacob Anthony “Chucky” Adrian, 20, Phoenix, Arizona went to be with our Lord and Savior on March 2, 2011. Jacob is survived by his parents Angie Garcia and Martin Adrian Sr; his older brother Martin “Rambo” Adrian & his wife Vanessa; Older sister Amada Bianca Adrian; baby brother Xavier Michael Garcia and his two nieces Mya and Lea Adrian. He also leaves behind his paternal great...
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Cheryl Ann Applegate Dyer

November 3, 1956 - February 24, 2011

Cheryl Ann Applegate Dyer , 54, passed on February 24, 2011 doing what she loved, riding the Harley. She is survived by her husband J Dyer, sons J Brenton Dyer and Jeffrey Cooper, beloved dog Hamie. Her Mother Annabelle Worcester (KY), Sister Bonnie Fletcher and husband Charlie (AZ), Sister Debi Reichert (KY), brother Sonny (KY), brother Bubba (Clay) (KY). Stepdaughter and son in law Erin...
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Kathleen Adelle Young

May 13, 1941 - February 22, 2011

In loving memory of Kathleen Adelle Young of Anthem went to be with our Lord on February 22, 2011. Born in Ladysmith, Wisconsin on May 13, 1941. She moved to Arizona in 1968. She dedicated her life to the guidance of her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 38 years Thomas Young, sons Robert (Mary) Young, Wayne Young, James (Anita) Young, Stephen (Sara) Young,...
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Derek Mathieu Larson

November 17, 1990 - February 14, 2011

Derek Mathieu Larson entered into life November 17, 1990 in Phoenix, Arizona and entered into rest February 14, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. Derek was a young man full of life and loved his electric guitar, skateboarding and biking. He had a twinkle in his eyes that could melt your heart. Derek lost his life due to a severe battle of drug addiction and has now finally found some peace and is...
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Regena Mae McWhorter

November 18, 1948 - February 13, 2011

Regena Mae McWhorter entered into life November 18, 1948 in Peoria, Illinois and entered into rest February 13, 2011 in Peoria, Arizona. She is survived by her husband Charles and 2 sons Phillip and Steve. Visitation 9:00-11:00 am with service at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 17, 2011 at Greer-Wilson Funeral Home 5921 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ with interment to follow at Greenwood Memory...
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Billie Earlene Powers

September 23, 1932 - February 8, 2011

Billie Earlene Powers entered into life September 23, 1932 in Well View, Texas and entered into rest at her home surrounded by her children February 8, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. She is survived by 2 daughters, Donna Velasco and Audry Bert and 1 son Charles Browne and 9 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Billie was a homemaker and loved to crochet and work with her hands. ...
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Marie Ellen Suitor

March 23, 1926 - February 8, 2011

Marie Ellen Suitor entered into life March 23, 1926 in Trenton, New Jersen and entered into rest February 8, 2011 at Hospice in Goodyear, Arizona. Marie is survived by her loving husband, J.M., 3 sons, Richard, Dexter and Clarence Worth and daughter, Sharon Bolger, and 8 grandchildren. She has been a resident of Avondale for 65 years and absolutely loved being a part of the Senior Citizen...
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Melissa Gayle Minick

October 8, 1979 - January 30, 2011

Melissa passed from this life the morning of January 30th in Phoenix, Arizona. Melissa was born in Cedar City, Utah, but has been in Arizona for the last 18 years. Melissa is survived by a son, Isaac Herrman and her parents, Craig Minick and Donna Minick. Her siblings are Kathlyn Minick, Jessica Wallace, and Michael Minick. She is also survived by her grandfathers, Delbert Minick and William...
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Ofelia Carrillo Arballo

November 12, 1940 - January 22, 2011

Ofelia Carrillo Arballo entered into life November 12, 1940 in Tolleson, Arizona and entered into rest surrounded by her family January 22, 2011 at the Hospice Facility in Goodyear, Arizona She is survived by her loving husband Jesus, children, Jaime (Carol Adams) Arballo, Cecy (Benjamin) Dominguez, Rene Arballo, Zenaida (Ernie Escobedo) Arballo and Jesse Arballo, 14 grandchildren and 8 great...
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Betty Jean Miller

August 29, 1944 - January 9, 2011

Betty Jean Miller, 66, of Avondale passed away January 9, 2011. She is survived by her spouse Robert Miller, and her three wonderful children, Amie Caballero, Bruce Miller, Christine Fuller, and 7 grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 am, with funeral service 10:00 am, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 13277 West Thomas Road, Goodyear, Arizona with...
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Roxanna Leona Leatherbury

September 3, 1955 - January 2, 2011

Roxanna was a graduate of Trever Brown High School and attended Glendale Community College. She was a member of Starlight Park Baptist Church for 47 years. A past employee of Adult for Senior Living of Phoenix and voluntered at Triple R community services of Phoenix. She is survived by her mother, Retta Leatherbury, sister Loretta Counts, and many many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins...
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Georgia M. Jeffries

December 7, 1930 - December 30, 2010

Georgia M. Jeffries passed away on December 30th, born in Hamond, IN on December 7, 1930. She was preceded in death by her parents Mary and Christ Karas, husbands Gerald Ollier and Howad Jeffries, sons Tom and James Ollier and Frank Jeffries, and sister Helen Curtis. She is survived by sons Robert C. (Cathy) Ollier and Gerald (Candace) Ollier, sisters Freida Trexler, Diane Kimbrell,...
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Maria L. Leon de Loza

June 26, 1932 - December 22, 2010

Cuando yo ya no este, déjenme ir. Tengo muchas cosas que hacer y ver. No se aten a mi con sus lagrimas. Ya que tuvimos muchos años felices. Yo les di todo mi amor, Y ustedes solo pueden suponer cuantas felicidades me brindaron. Les doy las Gracias por todo el amor que me brindaron. Pero ya es tiempo que yo parta solo. Laméntense por solo un corto tiempo mientras que nos separamos. Y...
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Bernice Hagen

January 20, 1930 - December 14, 2010

Bernice Z. Hagen, 80, of Phoenix, AZ passed away December 14, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 40 years, Richard M. Hagen, Sr. and her son Richard M. Hagen, Jr., and is survived by her children Cynthia Brant, Jeffery Hagen, Dana Hagen, Lori Hagen and Mary Blanchard (Terry), 13 grandchildren: Curtis Brant, David Brant, Tricia Alvarado, Joshua Moss, Stephanie Reichard,...
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Ana "Lizzy" Apodaca-Fuentes

June 14, 1969 - December 6, 2010

Ana "Lizzy" Apodaca-Fuentes, 41 years of age, entered into rest on December 6, 2010 surrounded by her family. Ana "Lizzy" was a very sociable person, always had people at her house and would put the best parties together in a snap! She had a revolving door in her home for anyone in of need, whether it was a meal, a place to sleep, a lending ear (she was a great confidant). She was the most...
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R.M. "Dick" King

April 28, 1935 - December 3, 2010

R.M. "Dick" King - 4-28-35- to-12-3-10 Born in Santa Monica Ca. to Col. Richard F. King and Janice Lauer King. Sister Gwen, Brother Edgar (Ed). Raised in Brentwood Ca., Educated at Urban Military Academy, University High, West Point, USMA. Dick dearly loved all animals (especially his dogs, Blackie, Snuggles, Shadow & Truffles, among many others) sports (any & all, but especially local),...
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Pete R. Munoz

May 12, 1938 - November 30, 2010

Pete R. Munoz, 72, of Phoenix, AZ sadly passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2010. At a young age, he joined the U.S. Army and served for three years. He returned home and began his career with Maricopa County Highway Department and retired after 30 years. He and Trini, his loving wife of 51 years, spent their summers in Munds Park, AZ. There he enjoyed being in the forest as he was an avid...
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Cleo Dawn Thompson

July 25, 1948 - November 28, 2010

Our loving wife, mother and grandmother peacefully passed away Sunday, November 28, 2010 while under medical care. Cleo Dawn Thompson was born July 25, 1948 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Leo Comer and Clarece Chatwin Powell. She was married and sealed to her eternal companion Robert LaVar Thompson on January 9, 1969 in the Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah while Robert was serving in the U...
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Sofie G. Galaviz

May 16, 1948 - November 21, 2010

Sofie is survived by, mother, Inez Garcia, husband, Alejandro Sr., sons, Alex Jr. (Denise), Ruben, Pedro (Jolene), Adrian, daughters, Elizabeth (Ray A.), Gloria, brothers, Salvador Jr., Gilbert, Joey, Tony, sisters, Myrna, Janie, Maggie, 19 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, predeceased by, father, Salvador Sr., brothers, Richard and David, sister, Sally and grandson, Maurice. Sofie was a...
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June Elaine Sadler

June 28, 1938 - November 20, 2010

June Elaine Sadler was born June 28, 1938 in Monroe, Michigan to John and Anna Alder and peacefully entered into rest November 20, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona surrounded by her beloved family. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, children, Sandra (Martin) Lard, James "Sonny" Sadler, Victoria Sadler (Alex Mineff) and Lesley (Jayson) Brice; grandchildren, Lindsey Sadler, Corey Sadler, Matthew...
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Matias Bedoy Valdivia

November 20, 1979 - November 9, 2010

Matias Bedoy Valdivia entered into life November 20, 1979 in Portland, Oregon and entered into rest November 9, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona He is survived by his mother, Ysabel B. Valdivia, sisters Maria & Dorene, brother Emilio, 4 nieces, Carissa, Mercedes, Jaydeci and Ysenia, grandmother, Eleanor, aunts, Lucy and Pearl, uncles, Adam and Tony, cousins, Pearl, Sasha, Brigido, Sal, Monique,...
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Evelyn Frances Simco

January 27, 1925 - November 7, 2010

Evelyn Frances Simco passed away on November 7, 2010. Born January 27, 1925 in Ontario, Canada to Dr. Reginald King Shirley and Ruby Alberta Bell Shirley. She is survived by husband, Jim Simco of Phoenix, AZ son Frank David Villa of Austin, TX and 3 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. She was brought to the United States as a child when her father...
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Andres "Andy" Carrillo

July 6, 1987 - October 31, 2010

Andres “Andy” Carrillo 23 of Glendale, AZ passed away on October 31, 2010, he born on July 6, 1987. Andy had a passion for life, his family, friends, and Arizona Cardinals. He was humorous, loveable, loyal, charming and hardworking. He loved to make everyone laugh and also loved being around his step-son, nieces, and nephews. He was a great son, brother, fiancé/step-dad, uncle, and nephew...
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Juan Daniel Resendiz

March 18, 2008 - October 30, 2010

Juan Daniel Resendiz entered into life March 18, 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona and entered into rest October 30, 2010. He is survived by his grandmother Agapita Arce and many other relatives and friends who knew and loved him dearly. Burial 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at Holy Cross Cemetery 10045 W. Thomas Rd., Avondale, AZ
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Nedra Pena Valenzuela

April 10, 1951 - October 25, 2010

Nedra Pena Valenzuela, 59, died Oct. 25 in Peoria. She was born April 10,1951, in Winslow to Elfigo and Irene Pena of St. Johns. She is survived by two sons: Bobby Ray Hunt and Rudy Pena; sisters Priscilla Pena Potts and Amado (Sonny) T. Pena; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Greer-Wilson Funeral Home, 5921...
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John Daniel Coronado Jr.

January 3, 1959 - October 25, 2010

John Daniel Coronado Jr. entered into life January 3, 1959 in Phoenix, Arizona and entered into rest October 25, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is survived by his daughter, Alicia Ana Coronado, step-daughter, Olivia Casillas, step-grandson, Agustin, brothers, Frank, Raymond (Rose Mary), Victor (Georgina) and Joaquin, sisters, Jenny (Raymond) Munoz and Marie Isabel Coronado (Michael Rangel), 25...
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Albert Felix Undiano

August 20, 1960 - October 23, 2010

Albert Felix Undiano entered into life August 20, 1960 in Phoenix, AZ and went to be with the Lord on October 23, 2010 in Phoenix, AZ Albert worked for Proctor & Gamble for over 30 years. He collected memorabilia and enjoyed sports, basketball and football. He graduated from St. Mary's and was a big fan of his son Michael. Survived by; mother, Carmen Undiano, son, Michael, wife, Vicky,...
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Ferdinand "Fred" Bork

July 25, 1930 - October 22, 2010

Ferdinand "Fred" Bork, sunset was on October 22, 2010. Fred was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose in Glendale and he served on the Loyal Order of the Moose in Avondale. He is survived by his wife of 36 years Martha, children Fred Bork, Rick Bork, Debbie Foley, Lynda Gardiner, Kathy Landry, 14 Grandchildren, and 16 Great Grandchildren. Fred was predeceased by his parents Ferdinand...
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Irma Jean Fullerton

May 31, 1927 - October 16, 2010

Irma Jean Fullerton nee Mitchell was born May 31, 1927 in Bellville, Texas to Fred B. Mitchell and May D. Mitchell nee, Shive. Mrs. Fullerton passed away on October 16, 2010 after a short illness. Irma was preceded in death by a son, Nick Alan Fullerton and sister Ima Jean Frandsen. She is survived by husband, John O. Fullerton and nephews, Edward and Nicholas Costello. During her...
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Marcas William Sanchez

August 22, 1989 - October 15, 2010

Marcas W. Sanchez, 21, of Phoenix, AZ entered into the hands of God, October 15, 2010. Preceded in death by his father Dennis Sanchez and grandfather Virgil Hernandez. Survived by his mother Eva, son Lorenzo, brothers Dennis Jr., Erric & Lorenzo, sisters Leticia, Angelique, Brianna & Isybella, nephew Abraham Jr., grandparents Pauline Hernandez, Herman & Erminia Sanchez. Visitation 5:00-8...
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Hans Frandsen

February 26, 1932 - October 13, 2010

Hans A. Frandsen passed away on October 13, 2010 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Denmark on February 26, 1932. After college, he joined the Danish Air Force and received primary and advanced fighter pilot training at Williams Air Force Base and Luke Air Force Base. He married in Phoenix, AZ and returned to Denmark to complete his military obligation. In 1955, he...
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Dorothy L Dominguez

June 1, 1927 - October 13, 2010

Dorothy L. Dominguez entered into life June 1, 1927 in Eagle Creek, Arizona to Edward & Eugenia (Marquez) Licano and entered into rest October 13, 2010 in Mesa Arizona. She is survived by her children, Rhoda Cano, Yolanda (Frank) Jimenez and David Orozco, grandchildren, Jeffrey (Shea), Jocelyn, Jay (Stacy) and Janelle Cano, Christianne (Louis), Christopher and Eric Jimenez, Anthony Zavalos,...
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Armando Jose Torres

June 14, 1999 - October 11, 2010

Cuando yo ya no este, déjenme ir. Tengo muchas cosas que hacer y ver. No se aten a mi con sus lagrimas. Ya que tuvimos muchos años felices. Yo les di todo mi amor, Y ustedes solo pueden suponer cuantas felicidades me brindaron. Les doy las Gracias por todo el amor que me brindaron. Pero ya es tiempo que yo parta solo. Laméntense por solo un corto tiempo mientras que nos separamos. Y...
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Vanessa Nicole Navarro

December 27, 1982 - October 9, 2010

Vanessa Nicole Navarro entered into life on December 27, 1982 in Phoenix, Arizona and entered into rest October 9, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. She is survived by her mother Lydia Navaarro, brother Kendal Mays, half-brother Tony Foster, Grandmothers Nellie Navarro and Gloria Foster, uncles, aunts, numerous cousins, god-daughter and friends. Vanessa lived in Tolleson all her life and...
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Darrell Eugene Hilling

April 30, 1941 - October 9, 2010

Darrell Eugene Hilling entered into life April 30, 1941 in Xenia, OH to Eugene and Gertrude Marie (Ramey) Hilling. Survived by: Son, Steve Hilling of Winslow, AZ, daughters, Elsie Hilling of Springfield, OH, Maribeth (Timothy) Fraley of Phoenix, AZ, Michelle Hilling of OK, 2 grandchildren, Jesse Nutt of Orlando, FL, & Dereck Lee Mallone of Springfield, OH, only living sibling, Beverly Nance...
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Phyllis Jean Davis

August 31, 1926 - October 6, 2010

Phyllis Jean Davis entered into life August 31, 1926 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Englief and Alice (Mickelson) Johnson, and entered into rest October 6, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona Phyllis is survived by; Thomas J. Johnson of Fergus Falls, MN, Virginia (George) L. Simpson of Houston, TX, Nancy J. Johnson (Tobias Jean) of Seattle, WA, Linda A. Jamison of Phoenix, AZ, 6 grandchildren, 8 great...
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Alexander M. and Alias G. Zuñiga

October 5, 2010 - October 5, 2010

"And he took them in his arms and blessed them laying his hand on them" Mark 10:16
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Celon Lavorn Kirk

January 13, 1921 - October 5, 2010

Celon L. Kirk entered into life January 13, 1921 in Garland City, Arkansas to Rev. Jasper & Eliza Gardner. She went back to the Lord on October 5, 2010. She leaves behind to cherish her memory; her children, Donna Lavern Kirk, Howard C. Kirk and Jay Deloria Lynn Ritts, grandchildren, Celon Donne Dennis, James Henry Dennis III, Jerry Howard Jordan, Jamila G.B. Jordan, Christopher Eugene Tatum,...
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William Wayne Eth, Sr.

September 29, 1944 - October 4, 2010

William Wayne Eth Sr., entered into life September 29, 1944 in Phoenix, Arizona to John W. and Lola Mae (Fike) Eth Sr. He entered into rest October 4, 2010 at his home in Goodyear, Arizona. Visitation 5:00-8:00 p.m., Monday, October 11, 2010 at Greer Wilson Funeral Home 5921 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, OCtober 12, 2010 at Desert Hope Wesleyan Church, 2601...
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Ronald "Ron" Lawrence Owsley

December 14, 1939 - September 29, 2010

Ronald Owsley was born in Quincy, Illinois on December 14th, 1939. When he was 11 years old his family moved to Mesa, AZ. After high school, Ron began his apprenticeship with the Arizona carpenters. Ron was a devoted worker, hunter and fine fisherman. When he wasn’t hunting, fishing or working he was the master of his lazy boy. For the last several years he has been a...
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Ricky Maurice Anderson, Jr.

May 31, 1992 - September 26, 2010

Ricky Maurice Anderson, Jr. (Fat Daddy) was born on May 31, 1992 in Phoenix, AZ to the parents of Josie Gay and Ricky Maurice Anderson Sr. Ricky was the youngest of four children. Ricky's education began at Andulicia, Cartwright and Boreman Elementary, where he was then promoted to Maryvale High School, where he attended for four years. Ricky started out confused about high school, he really...
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Malissa "Cookie" Jaime

April 16, 1986 - September 25, 2010

Malissa "Cookie" Jaime entered into life April 16, 1986 in Phoenix, Arizona and entered into rest September 25, 2010. She is survived by: her mother; Lorena Madrid, son; Isaiah, husband; Timothy, sister and brothers; Vanessa, Jonathon and Joshua Madrid. Visitation service 5:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at Greer-Wilson Funeral Home 5921 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ
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Consuelo Romero

July 31, 1928 - September 21, 2010

Consuelo I. Romero, age 82, passed away peacefully September 22nd 2010, surrounded by her loved ones in her home. In her strong faith in God, she kept her family together. She prayed for her loved ones and those who needed prayer. God has blessed us with a beautiful wife, mother, nana and sister. In her own words “QUE DIOS LOS BENDIGA Y LOS ACOMPAÑE.” Consuelo is preceded in death by...
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Helen S. Fimbres

December 3, 1924 - September 19, 2010

Helen S. Fimbres of Cashion, AZ passed away September 19, 2010. She was born in Hayden, AZ. December 1924. She is survived by her daughter Olga (Larry), and sons, George (Josie), Ernest (Mary), David, Joe (Susie), Richard (Shirley), Alex (Irma), Steve, Louie and Tommy. She is also survived by her sister Eleanor Canisales, two brothers, Alex and Robert Santa Maria, 27 grandchildren,58...
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Dusty Lynn Vowell

December 11, 1979 - September 13, 2010

Vowell, Dusty Lynn 30, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on September 13, 2010. A small memorial service was held at the Phoenix Manor where her father resides. Dusty will be greatly missed by All who knew and loved her.
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Joyce I Maine

April 5, 1926 - September 9, 2010

Joyce I. Maine, 84, born in Plankinton, SD on April 5, 1926, peacefully passed away with her family by her side on September 9, 2010. She joined her children Randy and Juanita Diaz, parents James and Caroline Maine, brothers Bob and Howard, and sister Gladys in Heaven. She is survived by her twin sister Jeanne Seiders, of South Dakota, daughters Rita (Richard) Larios and Beverly Diaz,...
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Heri Perez Lopez

July 1, 1962 - September 7, 2010

Heri Perez Lopez entered into rest on September 7, 2010. He was born on July 1, 1962 in Burley, Idaho, and worked as a landscaper. Heri is survived by his wife Lorenza Loopez, children Connie, Michelle, Michael, Aaron and Joshua Lopez, mother Maria D. Lopez, five brothers and three sisters. Visitation and Funeral Service will be held Monday, September 13, 2010 at Greer-Wilson Funeral Home.
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Victoria Thompson

June 5, 1958 - August 30, 2010

Victoria was born on June 5, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois into the loving arms of her mother, Mae Jongsma. She was raised in Chicago by her mother and stepfather Arthur Jongsma and moved to Arizona as a teenager. She worked for the State of Arizona for a short time, but most importantly dedicated her life to raising her daughter and staying strong in her Christian faith. Victoria is survived...
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Barbara Elizabeth Stych

July 17, 1942 - August 28, 2010

Barbara Elizabeth Stych (Day), 68 of Phoenix, AZ passed away August 28, 2010. Barbara was born July 17, 1942 to Fred & Mary Day in Muscatine, IA. She married Wayne Stych on March 2, 1963. Barb & Wayne had six wonderful children. She is survived by sons's and daughters and their spouses; Carie Passarge (Jim Mordaunt), Bradley, Tony, Randy, Jason (Katie); twin to Jolinda Stych. Seven...
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Francis "Frank" Edward Schwakopf III

August 1, 1973 - August 27, 2010

Francis "Frank" Edward Schwakopf III born at St. Joseph's Hospital in the loving arms of Frank & Susan Schwakopf on August 1, 1973. He attended Palm Lane Elementary School, graduated from Trevor Brown High School, then graduated from Metro Tech. Later, he worked as a repo man and after some time applied and attended ATI where he earned his CDL. He started working for DTL, a contractor for...
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Silvestre Chacon

December 31, 1948 - August 27, 2010

Silvestre Chacon nacio el 31 de diciembre de 1948 en Torreon, Coahuila y fallecio el 29 de septiembre de 2010 en Phoenix, Arizona. Le sobreviven su esposa, Yrma, sus hijos Pedro, Silvestre, Jr., Lorenzo y Santiago Chacon, y sus nietos Cheyenne, Lorenzo, Summer, Raven, Cienna, Larissa, Taryn, Heaven y Devine. La velacion se llevara a cabo la noche del 3 de septiembre de 2010 en la Iglesia...
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Toni Lynn Hutchins

October 2, 1951 - August 25, 2010

Toni Lynn Hutchins October 2, 1951 – August 25, 2010 On October 2, 1951 Toni made her arrival at Lincoln Hospital in The Bronx, NY. She was the firstborn daughter of Anthony and Carolyn and was later joined by her siblings Daryl, Gay, Kim, Steve, David and Derrick. She grew up in a rural area in Ulster county, NY and lived on acres of land where she and her siblings enjoyed an idyllic...
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Barbara Lynn Plantz

July 31, 1959 - August 23, 2010

Barbara Lynn Plantz was born in Columbus, Nebraska, on July 31, 1959. She left this world on August 23, 2010, at Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix, Arizona. Barbara lived and worked as a bartender in Phoenix for most of her life. She made many friends over the years tending bar at My Ole Man’s, the Dunes, and Amber Inn. Barbara was a fun-loving person who most enjoyed spending time...
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Frances Grace Gutierrez

September 3, 1934 - August 21, 2010

Frances Grace Gutierrez entered into life September 3, 1934 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and entered into rest August 21, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona She is survived by sons, Julian and Johnny and daughter Maria. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m., with service at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Greer Wilson Funeral Home 5921 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ
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David Lee Boyd

October 20, 1941 - August 20, 2010

David Lee Boyd, 68 of Phoenix passed away peacefully on August 20, 2010. He was born in Canton, Ohio. David served 8 years in the Navy and 12 years in the Air Force. After retiring from the military he worked at Loomis Armored Transport until he retired in 2004. He is survived by his wife Linda, son Michael, grand-daughters Heather and Betty, sister Marcia Anatra, niece Julie, and nephews...
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Diane Lucille Fimbres

April 19, 1963 - August 17, 2010

Diane Lucille Fimbres entered into life April 19, 1963 in Tempe, Arizona and entered into rest August 17, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona She is survived by: her husband Louie, son LJ, her mother Alice Camacho, 4 brothers and 1 sister, many nieces and nephews, friends and people who loved her and who she loved. Preceded in death by her father Manuel Camacho. Diane lived in Tolleson most of her...
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Mayra Yadira Valenzuela-Felix

November 2, 1977 - August 13, 2010

Mayra Yadira Valenzuela-Felix, de 32 años de edad, fallecio el 13 de agosto de 2010 en Phoenix, Arizona. Le sobreviven sus hijos Jesus y Zuleika Manzo, sus padres Pedro y Mercedes Valenzuela, sus hermanas Lorenia, Glenda, Erika y Jazmira, y su hermano Pedro, Jr. A Mayra le encantaba la musica y el baile, era muy risueña y muy ocurrente!! Sera recordada con mucho cariño por todos quienes...
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Goldie Lee Smith

March 5, 1954 - August 10, 2010

Goldie Lee Smith entered into life March 5, 1954 in Iola, Kansas and entered into rest August 10, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona She is survived by her sons, Jack and George, soulmate and life partner, Gary Woodcock, 4 grandchildren, Emma (9), Andrew (7), Joseph (5) and Mason (2), 7 brothers and sisters, Shirley Anderson, Russell Smith, Kathy Haring, Betty Merideth, Freddy Smith, Linda Shepherd,...
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Doris H. Boyle

May 4, 1919 - July 22, 2010

Doris H. Boyle, 91, passed away peacefully in Phoenix on July 22, 2010. She entered life on May 4, 1919 in Detroit, Michigan. Doris both loved and was beloved as a wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was warm and charming, and her grandchildren were her greatest treasure. She is survived by daughters Mary Jo and Judith, son-in-laws Harvey Ong and Brian Hull, her six...
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Stephen Ray Glossbrenner

June 30, 1976 - July 17, 2010

Stephen Ray Glossbrenner entered into life June 30, 1976 in Bellflower, California and entered into rest July 17, 2010 at his home in Cleburne, Texas He is survived by his 3 children; Stephanie Glossbrenner, Stephen Glossbrenner Jr. and Sianna Glossbrenner, sister Carolyn Carter, brother Michael (RoseMary) Glossbrenner, 3 nieces; Elena & Juli Glossbrenner and Adriana Carter, 3 nephews; Eric &...
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Orvil Dean Tucker

January 3, 1944 - July 13, 2010

Orvil Dean Tucker, 66 of Phoenix entered into life January 3, 1944 in Champaign, Illinois and entered into rest July 13, 2010 in Texas. Mr. Tucker was a veteran who served in the U.S. Navy. He worked as an Engineer in the Aerospace industry. He leaves behind to cherish his memory: his wife Virgie. Interment services 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at National Memorial Cemetery of...
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Jennie K. McCulloch

June 13, 1920 - July 10, 2010

Jennie K. McCulloch entered into life June 13, 1920 in Charlotte, North Carolina and entered into rest July 10, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona Jennie worked as a claims rep for Social Security until her retirement. She is survived by her sister-in-law Katherine M. Bishop and nieces and nephews. Inurnment services will take place August 14, 2010 at All Saints Episcopal Church 6300 N. Central...
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Pamela Jean Montenegro

April 27, 1951 - July 10, 2010

Pamela Jean Montenegro entered into life April 27, 1951 in The Dalles, Oregon and entered into rest July 10, 2010 at her home in Phoenix, Arizona. Mrs. Montenegro is survived by her husband Antonio. Private services may take place at a later date.
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David "Copperhead" Garcia

May 19, 1958 - July 9, 2010

He is survived by his mother; Inez Garcia, daughter, Tina Anaya, grandchildren; JR, Seleste, Siyenna & Daniel Ozaeta, sisters; Sofie, Myrna, Jane & Maggie, brothers; Sal, Gilbert, Tony & Joey and many nieces and nephews. David was a fun loving character who was always making people laugh and for a moment, forget the cares of the day. Who can forget his trademark “Copperhead” Shuffle!!! ...
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Luesettia Augrettia Ridgley

April 19, 1925 - July 8, 2010

Luesettia Augrettia Ridgley entered into ife April 19, 1925 in Huntington, West Virginia and entered into rest July 8, 2010 in Surprise, Arizona Mrs. Ridgley came to Arizona 44 years ago from Germany and worked as a waitress before retiring. She is survived by her daughter Candy Carson. Private family services may take place at a later date.
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John Vesel

September 2, 1925 - July 7, 2010

John Vesel, 84 of Glendale, AZ entered into life September 2, 1925 in Melstrand, Michigan and entered into rest July 7, 2010 in Peoria, Arizona. Mr. Vesel was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and lived in Wickliffe before moving to Glendale six years ago. He loved gardening, fishing and traveling. He was a member of V.F.W., American Legion, Eagles and the Slovenian Home. Survivors are his...
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Alex P. Torres, Sr.

April 18, 1933 - June 24, 2010

Alex P. Torres, age 77 born April 18th 1933 in Reedville, Texas passed June 24, 2010. His survivors include – his beloved children Alex Torres Jr.(Cindy), Melinda Torres, Esther Salas, Richard Zapata – Sisters Juanita Cabecera, Virginia Portales – Brothers Tomas Torres, and Robert Moreno. 13 Grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He will be deeply missed and his memory will live in our...
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Rachel Rodriguez

August 17, 2001 - June 10, 2010

Rachel Rodriguez, 8 years old, of Phoenix, AZ entered into eternal rest on June 10, 2010. She is survived by her parents Daniel Rodriguez , Esperanza Pulido, and her brother Daniel Rodriguez, Jr. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Greer-WIlson Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will follow the following morning, Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 10:00 AM at St. Vincent de...
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Daisy Talavera-Torres

October 21, 1991 - June 1, 2010

“La diferencia entre la escuela y la vida? En la escuela te dan una lección, y después una prueba. En la vida, te dan una prueba en que aprendes una lección.” “The Difference Between School and Life? In School, you’re taught a lesson & then given a test. In Life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” -Daisy Talavera Torres, 05/28/2010 11:45 p.m.
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Adelaido "Lyle" Cabecera

June 20, 1937 - May 24, 2010

Adelaido (Layo) Rios Cabecera 72 of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on May 23, 2010. Layo has gone back home to be with his heavenly Father. He is preceded in death with his parents Mr. & Mrs. Adelaido Sr. & Juana Cabecera, sister Angie Baca, grandson Robert J. Cuellar and grandson Richard Olguin. Layo was known for his ‘Love for Life’ and most of all his entertaining comical sense of humor,...
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Francisco Frank Villa

December 16, 1982 - May 19, 2010

Francisco "Frank" Villa, 27, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on May 19, 2010. Visitation will be held 5-8 PM on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at Greer-Wilson Funeral Home with Funeral Service at 6:30 PM.
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Ruthie N. Sanchez

July 21, 1935 - May 18, 2010

Sanchez, Ruthie N., passed away peacefully at the Boswell Hosp. with ther family by her side on May 18th. Funeral will be held 10am-12pm on May 22nd at Greer-Wilson Funeral Home on 59th and Thomas in Phoenix. Our Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grand Ruthie was 72 years young. A resident of the great state of Georgia, where she met the man of her life. To cherish her memories, she...
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Gilbert Montano

December 28, 1923 - May 12, 2010

Montano, Gilbert V. 12-28-23-5-12-10. On May 12th of this year Gil left us to be with his mother, father, brother & sisters who wait with open arms. For those of us to have known Gil knew to love him. Gil leaves behind two brothers Rudy & Robert Montano and three sisters Lucy Estrella, Ofelia Dominguez and Jenny Giron and several nieces and nephews. He served our nation during WWII for the Navy,...
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Darlene Olivas

August 19, 1957 - May 3, 2010

Olivas, Darlene "Maye" 52 of Phoenix, passed away peacefully in Phoenix on May 3, 2010, after a courageous battle with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. She is survived by her loving daughter, Andrea Nichole and son-in-law Capt., Ryan Marvin, father Jose Olivas, sisters; Yolanda, Josephine, Ruthie, brothers; Isidro and Bernardo. Dar was a big fan of the AZ Diamondbacks. She enjoyed time spent with her...
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Victor Zuniga Salinas

July 26, 1943 - May 1, 2010

Victor Z. Salinas, born July 26, 1943, went to be with his lord and savior Jesus on May 1, 2010. He was a Meat Cutter by trade, but loved giving his free time to his family and the Catholic Church, Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH), Glendale. Being a Lay Minister, Victor spent much of his time tending to the needs of his church family. In addition to the love that he had for the church, Victor...
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Rosario Felix Lopez

July 10, 1922 - April 28, 2010

Lopez, Rosario "Pancho" 87, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on April 28, 2010. Rosario "Pancho" Felix Lopez was born July 10, 1922 in Sinaloa, Mexico to Florentino Lopez and Carmen Santos. Rosario joined his bride in heaven on April 28, 2010 to dance in each others arms. Rosario was a WWII veteran and landed on Omaha Beach at D-Day +6. He spent 3 years as an Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gunner in the...
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Leo Joya

April 6, 1941 - April 26, 2010

Leo Muñoz Joya, of 69 years, passed away on April 26, 2010. Visitation will be held 4-8 PM on Friday, April 30, 2010 at Greer-Wilson Funeral Home. Funeral Service at 9:00 AM on Saturday, May 1, 2010 also at the funeral home. He will be interred at East Resthaven Park Cemetery.
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