Obituaries

Michael  Anthony Spano

Michael Anthony Spano

April 3, 1959 — July 21, 2014
Service: July 26, 2014

Michael A. Spano of Glendale, Arizona went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 21, 2014, at the age of 55. Mike was born in Rahway, New Jersey on April 3, 1959, to the late Francesco and Helen Spano. Mike worked as a local truck driver, delivering bread products to fast food restaurants. He was a hard worker who dedicated his free time to family and to church ministries. His interests included spending time with family, cheering for the...

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Dwight Craig Ringer

Dwight Craig Ringer

February 25, 1951 — July 19, 2014
Service: July 26, 2014

Craig Ringer, 63, of Florence died on July 19, 2014, surrounded by his family. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Florence. A son of Frances and George Ringer, Mr. Ringer was born on Feb. 25, 1951, in Williamsport, Maryland. He was an Eagle Scout and a member of the wrestling team in high school. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in art and geology from James Madison University,...

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Robert Warren Heathfield

Robert Warren Heathfield

November 9, 1933 — July 18, 2014
Service: July 23, 2014

Robert passed away quietly and peacefully in his sleep on the morning of Friday, July 18th. He had battled heart disease and a host of other related ailments the last couple of years, but always stayed on the positive side of the street and through the end, found great joy in the simple things in life. Robert was a devoted husband to Rose for over 58 years. He loved his three sons, Michael (Lora and Hunter), Dennis (Lori, Andrew and...

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Marilyn  Ann Pruniski

Marilyn Ann Pruniski

July 15, 1930 — July 17, 2014
Service: July 21, 2014

Marilyn A. (Moore) Pruniski, 84, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, husband Stephen Pruniski, Jr. Marilyn was born July 15, 1930 in Benkelman Nebraska. After her husband passed away in 1971 she raised six loving, strong children, while working 15 plus years at AAA Arizona. She is remembered for her loving patience, kindness, wisdom, and intelligence. She is...

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Lyle Hand

Lyle Hand

February 9, 1932 — July 16, 2014
Service: July 23, 2014

Lyle Hand, 82, born in Murphysboro, IL February 9, 1932, moved to Phoenix in 1972 and went to be with the Lord July 16, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a friend to many. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Community Church of Joy, past chairman of Maricopa County Republican Party, and an auctioneer. He was in the insurance business for 46 years with Prudential and...

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Robert Jackson

Robert Jackson

December 27, 1939 — July 13, 2014
Service: July 26, 2014

Robert Lee Jackson, 74, of Coolidge died at his home on July 13, 2014. Mr. Jackson was born in Waxahachie, Texas, on Dec. 27, 1939, to James and Ernestine (Collins) Jackson. He was grounded in his faith and active in his church. He enjoyed time with his family and friends. He could do a little bit of everything and delighted in fixing things and gardening. He always was willing to help anyone in need, never complained and always carried a...

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Wilma Jean Parks

Wilma Jean Parks

June 14, 1934 — July 12, 2014
Service: July 16, 2014

Wilma Jean Parks, 80, passed away on July 12, 2014 in Casa Grande, AZ. Wilma was born to Paul and Virgia (Griffith) Kays in Mooresville, IN on June 14, 1934. Wilma was the oldest of five children. Wilma retired after a long career with the Department of Economic Security, at the Arizona Training Center in Coolidge, AZ. She had a passion for music during the days of her youth. Wilma enjoyed reading and completing crossword puzzles. ...

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Jennifer Louise "Niffer" Van Vuuren

Jennifer Louise "Niffer" Van Vuuren

June 18, 1962 — July 11, 2014
Service: July 17, 2014

Jennifer Van Vuuren, 52, of Peoria, AZ, passed away July 11th, 2014. She is survived by her husband Dale Van Vuuren; parents Joe and Barbara Paget; sister Melissa; children Kristina, Rachelle, and Blake; grandson Alec; and is preceded in death by her daughter Rebecca. Jennifer "Niffer" will always be remembered by her family and friends as strong, hardworking and fun loving. Services will be held Thursday July, 17th, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Christ's...

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John Herman

John Herman

December 3, 1971 — July 10, 2014
Service: July 17, 2014

John T. Herman, age 42, of El Mirage passed away, Thursday, July 10, 2014 at his home. John was born on December 3, 1971 in Bangkok, Thailand to John and Thanom Herman. He graduated from John J. High School in 1993. After high school, he was a mechanic in San Antonio, TX until the family business brought him to Arizona in 1995. He was a member of Sunset View Baptist Church in El Mirage. He was a jack of all trades, and loved building things. He...

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Carole Marie Foy

Carole Marie Foy

December 27, 1961 — July 9, 2014
Service: July 24, 2014

Carole Marie Foy, 52, of Glendale, passed away on July 9, 2014 in her home. She was born on December 27, 1961 to Howard and Joyce (Wilson) Tunnicliffe at Alpena, MI. Carole worked as a Mortgage Processor for USAA. On May 12, 1984 she married Michael Foy in Las Vegas, NV. Carole is survived by her loving spouse Michael, three sons, Michael Francis Foy IV, Matthew Gordon Foy, Joshua Ryan Foy; grandson Michael Francis Foy V; granddaughter...

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