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    Patricia, Eccard Spinetti

    Apr 10, 1937 – Sep 4, 2019 Pat Eccard passed away on September 4, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. Pat was born April 10, 1937 in Pittsburgh, PA. She is survived by four children and seven grandchildren. Anyone that knew Pat will testify that she lived her life on “her own terms.” Rest in peace.

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    Donna Lou Frank Donna Lou Fra…

    Donna Lou Frank Donna Lou Frank (Born March 3, 1936, Deceased August 9th, 2019). Donna was born on a farm in Mulberry, Arkansas to Laura Lucille Wade and William Troy Stimson. Donna is survived by her husband, George, her children April Yvonne Wesner and Michael Troy Frank and their spouses, Paul Andrew Wesner and Dawn Marie Frank. Donna has 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Donna was a meticulous and loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother. She and George met when George was a student foreman at Kellogg Ranch and Donna was the assistant manager at a local theater. She didn’t like George at the start because his college buddy, who…

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    Life Events Announcements, Bi…

    Life Events Announcements, Births, Birthdays, Engagements, and Anniversaries can be submitted via email. We will send you a proof and a quote, prepayment is required. Obituaries can be placed on our online portal at obituaries.eastvalleytribune.com . We encourage the use of photos with announcements. Photos could be cropped to a head shot, and edited to print on newsprint, please include in your submission. Deadline for Life Events is Wednesday at 5pm for the following Sunday. Be aware there may be early deadlines around holidays. Contact us: 480-898-6465 or [email protected]

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    Harry Libbey Harry Libbey, 95…

    Harry Libbey Harry Libbey, 95, went home to the Lord on July 20, 2019. Born July 4, 1924 he moved to Illinois after serving in WWII, and retired in Arizona. Survived by step-sons, Paul (Mathilda) Dobbins, Phil Dobbins, grandchildren Dan (Stacey) Dobbins, Mary (Rodney) Miller and countless loved ones. Preceded in death by wife, Mamie Libbey, parents, and step-son Allen Dobbins. Harry will be remembered as a man of faith and service, a loving husband and devoted friend. Donations requested to ScottsdaleUMC.org. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on 9-21 at Scottsdale United Methodist Church.

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    Margaret, Lozeron

    Margaret “Peggy” (Welch) Lozeron, 81, of Mesa, began her peaceful journey to heaven on Sept 14, 2019. Born, July 24, 1934 in Madison, WI, she was the daughter of Robert and Agnes (Roland) Welch. Survived by her husband Homer, brother James Welch (Mary) in Punta Gorda, Florida; son Mark in Chicago; daughter Michele Rohr (Jeff) in Bronxville, NY; 3 grandchildren: Jillian, James and Jeffrey Rohr Jr; and multiple nieces and nephews. Peggy graduated from Rosary College in River Forest, IL, and served as a Catholic nun with the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters. She left the convent, returned to Madison and met Homer, where they were married on June 24, 1967. She…

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    Donald Schelot

    Oct 10, 1943 – Sep 11, 2019 Donald George Schelot, 75, of Gold Canyon, AZ passed away September 11, 2019 in Mesa, AZ. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Karen Bullis

    Jun 4, 1940 – Sep 11, 2019 Karen Bullis, 79, of Gold Canyon, AZ passed away September 11, 2019 in Mesa, AZ. Funeral services entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Esteban Plascencia

    Nov 28, 1949 – Sep 5, 2019 Esteban Plascencia, 69, of Yuma, AZ passed away September 5, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ. Services to be held in California. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    James Madison

    Dec 14, 1923 – Sep 7, 2019 James Merrill Madison, 95, of Tucson, AZ passed away September 7, 2019 in Tucson, AZ. Burial to take place in Iowa. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Margaret Thackaberry

    Sep 29, 1933 – Sep 10, 2019 Margaret Thackaberry, 85, of Scottsdale, AZ passed away September 10, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ. Burial to take place in Franklin, MA. Funeral arrangements entrusted At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Baker, Martha

    Sep 8, 2019 Martha Marie Baker, 82, passed away September 8, 2019 in San Tan Valley, Arizona. Funeral services are Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 11, preceded by a visitation at 9 AM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201.

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    Dorothy Cataldo

    May 2, 1967 – Sep 2, 2019 Dorothy Mary Cataldo, 52, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away September 2, 2019 in Apache Junction, AZ. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Gregory Larsen

    Oct 21, 1947 – Sep 1, 2019 Gregory Thomas Larsen, 71, of San Tan Valley, AZ passed away September 1, 2019 in San Tan Valley, AZ. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Davies, Stephanie

    Stephanie Davies passed unexpectedly on August 20, 2019. Born in Mesa, Arizona on April 6, 1987, she lived in Ahwatukee all of her life. She attended Kyrene De Las Lomas, Centennial Middle School and Mountain Pointe High School before moving on to South Mountain Community College. She was an avid volleyball player in Middle School, High School and College. Her love of the game presented her with the opportunity to coach club volleyball and instill in young girls the fundamentals of the game. While in High School, she worked for TDC Interiors in Tempe, and then Arizona Tile, where her artistic talents flourished. At the time of her passing, she…

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    Cindy, McNeil

    Apr 1, 1957 – Aug 28, 2019 Cindy Sue McNeil, 62, of Mesa and formerly of St Louis, Missouri and Ames, Iowa, died Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at the Mountain Vista Hospital in Mesa. Memorial Services will be celebrated 10 am-12 pm, Sunday, September 1st at Bass Pro 1133 N. Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85201 Cindy was born April 1, 1957 in Boone, Iowa, the son of Edward and Yvonne Morello. Cindy was the twin of Steve Morello. Cindy lived in St. Louis for a number of years in the 90s before moving to Arizona in 2003. She worked for Bass Pro Shop from 2010 to 2018. Cindy was an…

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    Amy, Shoaf

    Aug 15, 1940 – Aug 26, 2019 Our Mom, Amy L. Shoaf, 79, left this world behind on Aug 26, 2019, and joined her husband Robert, beloved grandson David, her parents, big brother James and two beautiful sisters, Barbara and Anna Beth, in eternal peace. We are grateful for the love and compassion she taught us along with the lessons of life. Her laugh was like music and her holiday traditions grew every year and will continue on, including the legendary black-eyed peas that we enjoy on New Year’s Day. She loved being Grandma to David, Danielle, Nick and Travis. Born in 1940 in Arkansas, she was the youngest girl…

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    Daniel, Gross Jr.

    Mar 23, 1965 – Aug 23, 2019 Daniel J. Gross Jr., age 54, died in his sleep at his residence in Mesa, AZ. Danny was born March 23, 1965, in Tucson, AZ to Daniel G. Gross and Janet O’Rourke Gross. Danny is survived by his only child, Dillon O’Rourke Gross of Gilbert; his father, Daniel G. Gross of Oklahoma and his step mother, Maria; his sisters, Laurie, Sherry and Carrie; his special friend Gayla Hall and her daughters. He is survived by numerous cousins. Danny is preceded in death by his mother Janet O’Rourke Gross and his brother Terry. Danny was a millwright by trade, he loved to play Fantasy…

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    Jean Buczynski

    Jun 6, 1930 – Aug 1, 2019 Beloved mother of Susan and Michael, grandmother of Brandy, John, Angela, Sarah Nichole and Brian. Jean was a great grandmother. Also a dear sister to her beloved brother Richard. Jean is survived by her brother Harry.

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    Makau, Mariette

    Aug 26, 2019 Mariette Makau of Mesa, AZ passed away August 26, 2019. Arrangements by Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 480-964-8686.

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    Charlie Bazemore

    Apr 4, 1975 – Aug 23, 2019 Charlie Burlon Bazemore, 44, of Tucson, AZ passed away August 23, 2019 in Tucson, AZ. Burial to take place in Windsor, NC. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Bacon Jr, Richard

    Sep 9, 1956 – Aug 13, 2019 Richard Francis Bacon Jr., 62 years old, Born September 9, 1956, Was a resident of Chandler, AZ. He passed away on August 13, 2019 in the Sonoran Desert National Monument, Maricopa County, AZ. A memorial service will be held in San Francisco, California on March 21, 2020

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    Rodney, Lilly

    Feb 17, 1952 – Aug 12, 2019 Arizona resident Rodney Alan Lilly, 67, passed peacefully on August 12th 2019, at his home in Sierra Vista, AZ. Services are to be held on Saturday August 24th at 2PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sierra Vista AZ located at 1655 S. Del Sol Ave. Rodney was born February 17th 1952, in New Castle IN., to Everett and Marjorie Lilly. He loved trains and could tell you at any given time by name and number when a train was due. Rodney was also a hard worker. He could sell anything on the telephone to anyone. Additionally, he loved…

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    Michael Douglas Sr.

    Feb 26, 1942 – Aug 19, 2019 Michael Doyle Douglas Sr., 77, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away August 19, 2019 in Mesa, AZ. Military Honors Burial to take place Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:00am at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona 23029 Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85024. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    McCance, David

    Aug 13, 2019 David McCance, 46, of Mesa, Arizona; passed away on August 13, 2019. No Services will be held. A Wise Choice Desert View Chapel handled arrangements.

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    Marsh, Darlene

    Sep 13, 1942 – Aug 7, 2019 Darlene Jane Marsh, 76, of Maricopa, AZ passed away August 7, 2019 in Maricopa, AZ. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Louise, Carlucci

    Louise Carlucci passed away on June 13, 2019. She was born in New York City in November 1932 to Anthony (Tony) and Blanche Mazo Carlucci . After the death of Blanche in January 1935, she and her younger sister Dorothy lived with their paternal grandmother in the Bronx, New York City. Tony married Irene Kolbusz several years after the death of Blanche and relocated to Bridgeport, Connecticut. Thereafter, Louise and her sister moved to Bridgeport, Connecticut to be with their Dad and new Mom. Louise graduated from Warren Harding High School in 1950 and in 1959 moved to southern California. In 1979, she moved to and lived in Orlando, Florida…

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    John, Gunning

    Sep 2, 1940 – Jul 20, 2019 John Wayne “Gunner” Gunning, 78, of Apache Junction, AZ, formerly of Carlinville, IL, died Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Carlinville, IL. He was born September 2, 1940 in Pawnee, IL to George and Edna (Wilson) Gunning. He was a graduate of Carlinville High School class of 1958. After serving his country for four yrs. in the US Navy, he worked as a coal and copper miner, and retired as a lineman for the Frontier Phone Company. Gunner was a member of the Elks, Eagles, American Legion, and VFW. He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife, one nephew and a niece.…

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    Ronald, Stewart

    Feb 14, 1968 – Jul 30, 2019 Ronald D. Stewart 51, went to his eternal home in Heaven on July 30, 2019. Ron was born February 14, 1968 in Sedan, Kansas. He was the son of the late Rachel Hawthorne. Ron attended Mesa High School. He worked at Frito Lay as a truck driver for 21 years. Ron was a loving father, who loved going on vacations, camping with family and friends. He loved playing the guitar, playing video games and spending time with his family. Ron had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed joking with friends, family, and co-workers. Ron rededicated himself to his faith in Jesus recently…

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    Lynette, Aneya

    Aug 8, 2019 Aneya Lynette Thomas, 40, of Mesa, died August 8, 2019 in Mesa. A Wise Choice Desert View Chapel handled arrangements. 480-626-6363

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    John Levante

    May 2, 1927 – Aug 8, 2019 John Nicos Levante, 92, of Mesa, AZ passed away August 8, 2019 in Gilbert, AZ. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Vera Lee Redd

    Jul 11, 1930 – Aug 11, 2019 Vera Lee Thurgood Redd, 89, of Mesa, AZ passed away August 11, 2019 in Mesa, AZ. Burial to take place in Salt Lake City, UT. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Jonathan Coles

    Dec 9, 1976 – Aug 3, 2019 Jonathan Cornelius Coles, 42, of Sierra Vista, AZ passed away August 3, 2019 in Tucson, AZ. Burial to take place in Suffolk, VA. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Stewart, Nona

    Nona Marie Stewart, 78, passed peacefully in her sleep while in hospice care at her home in Phoenix, AZ on July 27, 2019. She was born January 23, 1941 in Snowflake, Az to Homer Jones and Maxine Jones. She grew up in Holbrook, Az where she attended grade school and high school. She married Myron Maxwell on November 16, 1956. They welcomed three children, Steven, Shawna and Monty before divorcing in 1965. While living in Holbrook, she worked as a telephone operator at Western States Telephone. She ultimately moved to Phoenix, AZ and worked as a line supervisor for Motorola. She married William “Bill” Stewart on March 25, 1967 in…

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    John Way Jr

    Jan 17, 1930 – Aug 4, 2019 John Howard Way Jr., 89, of Mesa, AZ passed away August 4, 2019 in Mesa, AZ. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Linda Penrod

    Oct 19, 1956 – Aug 1, 2019 Linda Susan Penrod, 62, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away August 1, 2019 in Mesa, AZ. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Stephen Miller

    Jul 22, 1954 – Jul 28, 2019 Stephen Andrew Miller, 65, Phoenix, AZ passed away July 28, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Helen Luscher

    Nov 6, 1926 – Jul 28, 2019 Helen H. Luscher, 92, of Tempe, AZ passed away July 28, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ. Burial to take place in Arcade, NY. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721

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    Sara Vanderbilt

    Jun 16, 1975 – Jul 27, 2019 Sara Ann Vanderbilt, 44, of Wamego, KS passed away July 27, 2019 while visiting Phoenix, AZ. Burial to take place in Wamego, KS. Funeral arrangements entrusted to At Seasons End Mortuary 480-982-7721