Posts made in February, 2016

Isabella Hope Roche Obituary

Feb 26, 2016 in Obituaries | 0 comments

Isabella Hope Roche or “Izzy” went to be with the Lord Jesus on February 19th, 2016 after living a short but amazingly impactful life. Izzy’s life may seem too short to many, but those who were touched by her understood that the quality of existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives. She had an amazing way of winning the hearts of everyone who met her including her parents, Chad and Jill Roche. To the world, Izzy had Down Syndrome or “special needs” but in reality anyone who met her had their special needs met! She was all personality and her Daddy affectionately referred to her as his little monkey and she was the Queen of Dirty looks! She was full of energy and was a totally free spirit who wanted to do things her own way—and she had no problem telling you that! Izzy spent time in the KidsLife program at LifePoint Church in San Tan Valley and even though she was only there for a few hours a week, she impacted the lives of those who watched over her. She had so many special friends and people in the community who adored her. One of her friends even liked to spend time with her and have “cuddle therapy” with Izzy because she absolutely loved to cuddle. Izzy is survived by her loving parents, Chad and Jill Roche of San Tan Valley, Arizona; sisters, Abigail, Carmen and Ashley; brothers Johnathan, Samuel, Joseph and Jeremiah; paternal grandparents, Robert and Catherine Roche of San Tan Valley, Arizona; maternal grandmother, Beverly Pahlas of Beloit, Wisconsin; Uncle Charles and Aunt Shauna of Mesa, Arizona; Uncle Luke and Aunt Baylee and cousins Cai and Ryott of San Tan Valley, Arizona; Aunt Joan and cousin CJ of Janesville, Wisconsin; Uncle Jim and Aunt Deena and cousin Hunter of Ramsey, Michigan; and MANY special friends and loved ones—too many to name! Izzy is predeceased by her maternal grandfather, John M. Pahlas of Beloit, Wisconsin. Services to remember Izzy’s life will be at LifePoint Christian Fellowship (28479 N. Main St., San Tan Valley Arizona 85143) in the Copper Basin subdivision off Hunt Highway at 3:00pm on Saturday February 27th, 2016. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: LifePoint Christian Fellowship C/O Isabella’s Hope 28479 N. Main St. San Tan Valley, AZ 85143...

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Benjamin Edward Piccola Obituary

Feb 22, 2016 in Obituaries | 1 comment

Benjamin Edward Piccola, 75, of Gilbert, Arizona, passed away on February 16, 2016. Family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at San Tan Mountain View Funeral Home. A funeral service for Benjamin will be held at 11:00 a.m. at San Tan Mountain View Funeral Home, with burial to immediately follow at San Tan Memorial Gardens, 22425 East Cloud Rd, Queen Creek, AZ  85142.  After the committal service, friends and family are all invited to return to San Tan Mountain View Funeral Home, where family will serve refreshments and a time of sharing will take...

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Guadalupe Gomez-Nila Obituary

Feb 9, 2016 in Obituaries | 0 comments

Guadalupe Gomez-Nila, age 60, last saw the Arizona daylight on Friday, February 5, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Petra, 8 children, 27 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Lupe, as he was known, had been working on the fields for the past 20 years. Besides being a great and dedicated employee, he was an amazing and devoted husband, father and grandfather. To the grandkids and great-grandkids he was known as Tata. Always smiling, happy and very friendly, not only to his family, which he loved, but to everyone who crossed his way: friends, neighbors and the community. Lupe always loved to sing, whistle and dance with his children when they were small, then it was the grandchildren and the great-grandchildren. He liked to spend time with everyone. He made sure they all gathered together in harmony. To his family, he was the center of attention. Gatherings were planned around his schedule. Lupe left a piece of him in every single person in his life. His legacy will be passed on to the following generations. Lupe will forever be loved and remembered. Family will greet friends for a visitation from 5:00-8:00p.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at San Tan Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel in Queen Creek. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00a.m., Friday, February 12, 2016 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Queen...

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Jennie Phelps Obituary

Feb 5, 2016 in Obituaries | 0 comments

Jennie Simon Phelps was born on October 10, 1927, to Ike & Mary Simon in Sioux City, Iowa. Jennie was one of twelve siblings. Jennie married Paul J. Phelps, II on December 11, 1948, and together they had three children, Deborah, Paul and Pamela. Jennie is survived by her daughters, Deborah Emerson and Pamela Barba, 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Jennie was the rock of her family and held us all together through any situation. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 10:30am at San Tan Memorial Gardens, 22425 E. Cloud Rd, Queen Creek,...

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Jimmie Carole Bernick Obituary

Feb 3, 2016 in Obituaries | 1 comment

Jimmie Carole (Stephenson) Bernick 12/19/1953 – 1/30/2016   Jimmie Carole Bernick, 62, passed away on January 30, 2016. She is survived by her husband, David, of San Tan Valley; daughter, Tara Jean Price, of San Tan Valley; son, Skylar Eugene Bernick, of San Tan Valley; the greatest grandson in the world, Alex O’Neill Price; great-granddaughters, Jaid Rosalie Price and Emeri Mae Price; sister, Linda Green; nieces, Cheri, Ginny, Libby, Jimela and Keri; nephews, Rick, Brian, and Chad; as well as many great-nephews and nieces. Jimmie is preceded in death by her father, James Stephenson; her mother, Ima Jean Randolph; sister, Ginger Barnhill; grandparents, Dovey and Hiram Elliott ; and uncles, Billy Elliott and Max Elliott. She trusted our Lord Jesus and, thanks to her children, followed Him in Baptism and grew in His grace. She was an avid sports fan and loved playing Scrabble with her husband, poker with anybody, cooking for her family, and reading. She delighted in being a grandmother and loved being Big Mama to all of the children of her extended family. And she kept faithfully to her New Year’s resolution to eat more ice cream.  Services include a visitation from 5:00-8:00pm on Friday, February 5, 2016, at San Tan Mountain View Funeral Home, and a memorial service at 11:00am on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Berean Baptist Church in Queen Creek, AZ.  ...

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