Obituaries

Sean Heck

Sean Heck

October 22, 1985 — January 10, 2015
Service: January 17, 2015

Our beloved son, Sean, was born October 22, 1985 and passed away on January 10, 2015. As a child he was very happy and brought joy to all our lives. Sean attended Sunrise Mountain High School where he developed athletic skills in football and wrestling and then continued his education and playing football at Phoenix College. He worked at the Family business, Sunrise Crane. Sean had diverse interests, he loved music and playing his guitars,...

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Arturo Arellan Rivas

Arturo Arellan Rivas

September 18, 1982 — January 9, 2015
Service: January 14, 2015

Arturo Arellan Rivas left us at the early age of 32. He was born on September 18, 1982 to Esmeralda Rivas and Rafael Arellan. He made Coolidge his hometown after leaving Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. He attended Coolidge High School. Arturo made his career as a truck driver, recently for Cal Portland. Arturo recently married his partner of 13 years, Belen Cruz, whom he had four beautiful daughters with and he loved dearly. Every day...

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John Joseph Mozzicato

September 26, 1931 — January 9, 2015
Service: January 17, 2015

John Joseph Mozzicato 83, of Peoria, AZ passed away on January 9, 2015. He will be remembered for his gentle nature, humor, but most of all for his love and dedication to his family and friends. Beloved husband of the late Joyce Mozzicato (6/25/13), he is survived by his daughters Linda Bunt (Jim) of Scottsdale, AZ and Diane Mozzicato (Brian Gershon) of Kansas City, MO; his brother James Mozzicato (Burlington, MA); and sisters Marianne Wilcox...

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Karen Suzanne Wisely

Karen Suzanne Wisely

July 29, 1960 — January 8, 2015
Service: January 17, 2015

Karen Suzanne Wisely, 54, passed away Thursday, January 8th, 2015 in Peoria, AZ. She was preceded in death by her father, Leland Dale Perry. She is survived by her mother Martha Perry, sister Dianne Boyle, brothers Kevin Perry and Lee Perry, daughters Lisa Ehlers and Brittany Harlow, and grandchildren Easton and Emma Ehlers and Maddox Harlow. Karen was loved by all and will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held at 11:00am Saturday,...

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Maria R.  Peeden

Maria R. Peeden

August 2, 1937 — January 7, 2015
Service: January 11, 2015

Maria R. Peeden, 77, passed away on January 7, 2015 in Peoria. Maria is survived by her sons: Robert Peeden, Mitchell Peeden, and Joseph Peeden. A visitation will be held Sunday, January 11, 2015 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm with a rosary service at 3:30 at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ 85381. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Arizona Humane Society or Hospice of the Valley.

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Dorothy Faye Dunaway

Dorothy Faye Dunaway

May 14, 1930 — January 6, 2015
Service: January 15, 2015

Dorothy Faye Dunaway, passed away January 6, 2015. She was born in Witchita Falls, Texas, on May 14, 1930. She was the second of six children to William D. Taylor and Vinnia Zornes Taylor. Survivors include Jerry Dunaway (son), Cheryl LaMotte (daughter), Rick LaMotte (son in-law), Pamelia Dunaway (daughter in-law), 6 grandchildren (Tanya, Danielle, Christopher, Alaina, Shawna, Nichole), 9 great grandchildren (Cody, Cameron, Tyson, Avery,...

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Richard Allen Anderson

Richard Allen Anderson

May 19, 1954 — January 4, 2015
Service: January 22, 2015

Richard Allen Anderson, 60, of Coolidge passed away on January 4. He was born in Phoenix, AZ to Robert Irwin and Charlene Mae (McLain) Anderson on May 19, 1954. Richard enjoyed the outdoors; he took lots of fishing, and hunting trips with his family. He was a kind and generous man who often took care of others before himself. His family meant the world to him, he was a devoted father. His friends loved him dearly; he is gone but never forgotten....

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Esther Ladd Begay

Esther Ladd Begay

June 5, 1946 — January 3, 2015
Service: January 8, 2015

Esther Ladd Begay, 68, of Glendale, passed away on January 3, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ. She was born on June 5, 1946 to Etcitty and Bessie Begay in Black Mesa, AZ. Esther is survived by her loving spouse Leo, Two Sons, Mathias Begay, Samuel Begay; Two Daughters, Gloria Begay, Irene Elizabeth Begay; 5 Grandchildren and Brother, Ambrose Smith; . Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 10 to 11 am at the Church of Jesus...

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Joe John De Herrera

June 24, 1920 — January 3, 2015
Service: January 24, 2015

Joe John De Herrera, 94 of Avondale, Arizona departed this life Saturday January 3, 2015 in Goodyear, Arizona. Joe was born Thursday June 24, 1920 in Center, Colorado to Toby & Della De Herrera, Sr. Joe was a WWII Army Veteran, and a house painter. He loved his family and life. One of his favorite past time was going fishing with his grandkids, whom he taught to fish. Joe is preceded in death by his wife Auroa, and son Greg. He is survived by...

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Loralei Marilyn Florence Poll

Loralei Marilyn Florence Poll

December 27, 1961 — December 31, 2014
Service: January 6, 2015

Loralei Marilyn Florence Hoke Poll, 53, passed away surrounded by family on December 31, 2014 after fighting cancer for over a year. Loralei was born to Virgil and Ouida Hoke in Flagstaff, Arizona and grew up in northern Arizona and Scottsdale. She worked in public procurement for 27 years at various organizations. Loralei was CPPB and CPPO certified, past President of the local NIGP chapter, active in local politics and her community, and...

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