Corena Kay Kirby – 72, of Maricopa, AZ passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019 in her home with her daughter and son-in-law, Angel & John Brutovsky and sister Shawn Theorine by her side. She will be cremated and her ashes will be spread during a sunset at a later date. A private family gathering will take place at her home to reminisce the good times on June 30th. Gratitude to Lisha Kelsey, Mary Brutovsky, Hospice of the Valley, Great Nieces & Nephews She loved to play bingo an
Paul Joseph Tanner passed away unexpectedly,yet peacefully June 11th 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona .Paul will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Paul is survived by his wife,Nicole Tanner(Simpson).Mother Kimberly Tanner(Parisian),Father Patrick Tanner and Step mother Julia Tanner,and sister Ashley Tanner.Paul is also survived by many aunts,uncles,cousins,nieces and nephews. A private celebration of life ceremony will be held at a later date.
Gary Laverne Harding died peacefully in his RV home in Apache Junction, Arizona on April 21, 2019. Gary was a veteran and U.S. Army officer in the Vietnam war and served in a special intelligence and combat unit known as the Phoenix group. Under the pen name of G. LaVerne Crowell, he authored two books on his experiences in the Phoenix group in Vietnam. He also authored 2 fictional books on life in the Western frontier. He was a police officer and long haul truck driv
John Porter Johnson, 89, passed away of natural causes on June 9, 2019. John was a long-time Arizona resident, moving to Phoenix in 1950. He was born in Oklahoma City. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Porter Johnson and Marie Haun Johnson, son Douglas P. Johnson and brothers Joseph A. Johnson and Caleb L. Johnson. He is survived by his wife Mona Johnson, brother Gerald H. Johnson (BJ), daughters Janet Green, Sally Donnell, Lisa Kandes, step daughters Denise Kid
Leona Stachura, of Mesa, AZ passed away June 1, 2019, with her family by her side. She was 97! She was born to the late Marie and Jan Chylek, October 11, 1921, in Skrecon, Czechoslovakia. Growing up as an “only” child to parents who believed education and culture were an intricate part of life, Leona’s home was filled with books, art and classical music. She graduated from high school and attended college to be a teacher, till the war broke out. Leona spoke 4 languages and