All obituaries are from The Arizona Republic unless otherwise noted.

CABECERA, Juana Rios

Juana Rios Cabecera, 84, a Phoenix native who had been a farm laborer, died Monday, Oct. 25, 1982, in a Valley nursing home. Mrs. Cabecera is survived by two daughters, Mary Luz Gonzales and Mary Adelina Dominguez; a son, Layo; two sisters; two brothers; 25 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Mass was in Sacred Heart Church, 919 S. 16th Pl. The Phoenix Gazette 10/27/1982.

CABRERA, Leonard, Sr.

Leonard Cabrera, Sr., 85, a retired line forman with Reynold Metals Co., died Dec. 17, 1982, in San Pedro, Calif. Mr. Cabrera lived in Phoenix for several years and moved to California in 1978. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Fletcher; sons, Harold and Leonard; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mass was at Immaculate Heart Catholic Church, 909 E. Washington. A.L. Moore & Sons made arrangements. 12/21/1982.

CADY, Robert

3 March 1945 - 11 October 1982
Robert Cady, 37, formerly of Phoenix, died Monday, Oct. 11, 1982, in Elmhurst, Illinois. Mr. Cady was a 1963 graduate of Arcadia High School. He worked as a cable splicer for Commonwealth Edison Co. and was a Vietnam Veteran. He is survived by his daughter, Anne Marie Cady. Services were in Villa Park, Illinois. The Phoenix Gazette 10/13/1982


Florence -- James E. Caffall, 78, a retired copper miner, died Dec. 29, 1982, at Pinal General Hospital. Mr. Caffall was born in Dexter, N. M., and moved to Florence when he was 12 years old. He is survived by his wife, Rose; daughters, Ameldia Belisle, Della Meadows, Stella Glenn and Sophie Wheeler; sons, James E., Jr. and Jack; three sisters, a brother, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services will be 11 a.m. today at Cole and Maud Chapel in Florence. Published in The Arizona Republic Friday, December 31, 1982.

CAHN, Louis

Louis Cahn, 70, a retired merchant who moved to the Valley 23 years ago from his native New York City, died January 3, 1982, in Phoenix Baptist Hospital. Mr. Cahn, 6515 N. 12th Way, was a member of Beth El Congregation, Grand Canyon Lodge of B'nai B'rith, Jewish War Veterans Post 210 of Scottsdale and the Big Apple Club of New York. Survivors include his wife, Lillian; children, Rosalynne Krivitzky, Sandra Cohen, Stuart and Harry; six grandchildren; two sisters. Services in Sinai Mortuary Chapel, 4538 N. 16th St. The Arizona Republic, Tuesday, January 5, 1982.

CALI, Libby A.

18 Nov 1935 - 17 Oct 1982
Libby A. Cali, 46, a homemaker, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1982. She was born on Staten Island, N.Y., and moved to Phoenix from Pennsylvania in 1978. Survivors include her husband, Santo; a son, Stephen; mother, Guistina Zarrelli; and a brother. Services were in St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 2501 E. Cactus. Interment Paradise Memorial Gardens. Shadow Mtn Mortuary. The Phx Gazette 10/20/1982.


Sun City -- Rosary for Maurice W. Caluwaert, 74, who died Dec. 30, 1981, in a Sun City nursing home, will be today in Menke Funeral Home, 12420 N. 103rd Ave. Mass will be Saturday in St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 15800 Del Webb Blvd. Mr. Caluwaert owned the Chicago Bead Works Co., which made bridal veils, for 40 years. He was born in Cincinnnati and moved to Sun City in 1973 from Glen Ellyn, Illinois. He was a graduate of St. Ambrose College, Davenport, Illinois, and had been a deacon at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Glendale. Surviving are his wife, Ruth; children, Jean Glogowski of Minnesota, Lynn Steiner of Illinois, Eileen Streu of Illinois and John M. of Illinois; brother Charles of Illinois and sister, Heloise Barringer of Florida; eight grandchildren. Rosary at Menke Funeral Home, 12420 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City. Mass of Christian burial St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 15800 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City. Interment Sunland Memorial Park. The Arizona Republic Friday, Januay 1, 1982.

CALZADA, Josefa V.

Josefa V. Calzada, 83, a native of Mexico who moved to Arizona 44 years ago, died Tues., Oct. 5, 1982, in a Valley hospital. She lived in El Mirage and was a member of St. Teresita Church. Survivors include her husband, Esteban; two daughters, Alicia Gradillas and Josephina Gradillas; five sons, Esteban "Steve", Benny, Gustavo, Angel and Louis; amd 37 grandchildren. 10/8/1982.

CAMACHO, Eduviles

Eduviles Camacho, 75, moved to Phoenix from Waelder, Texas, 30 years ago. Daughters, Olga Dominguez, Irma Valdez and Yolanda Chavez; sons, Joe, Ray and Henry. Universal Memorial. 12/4/1982.

CAMERON, Bertha E.

Bertha E. Cameron, 88, died Nov. 24, 1982, at her residence. She was born in Wickliffe, Ohio, and moved to Phoenix from Cleveland in 1960. Daughters, Wanda Pruitt and Alice Friedlander; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Paradise Chapel Funeral Home. Ralph L. Sage, Director. 11/28/1982.

CAMINITI, Elizabeth "Sally"

Elizabeth "Sally" Caminiti, 69, a homemaker who moved to Arizona three years ago from her native New York, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1982. Survivors include her husband, John; sons, Anthony and Charles; daughter, Toni Calleo; and four grandchildren. 10/9/1982. The Phx Gazette

CAMPBELL, Clarence

Clarence Campbell, 84, a retired gatesman for the Rhode Island Railroad, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 1982, in a Valley hospital. Mr. Campbell was born in Boley, Oklahoma, and moved to Arizona 15 years ago. Survivors include two daughters, Dolly McCoy and Theresa Campbell; a son, Tilford; a sister; two brothers; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The Phx Gazette 10/27/1982.


Lyda Campbell, 81, a northeast Phoenix resident, died Nov. 26, 1982, in Bell's Lodge. Mrs. Campbell was born in Idabel, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix in 1955. She is survived by daughters, Elizabeth Courtney and Raye Holzer; and five grandchildren. Services were in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Local arrangements by Paradise Chapel Funeral Home. 11/27/1982.

CAMPBELL, Marjorie A.

Marjorie A. Campbell, 60, of 5964 N. Echo Canyon Drive, who was born in Pennsylvania and came to Phoenix 28 years ago, died December 31, 1981, in St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. Campbell was a member of the Phoenix Zoo Auxiliary and the Phoenix Country Club. Survivors include his wife, Claudie; sons, C. B. and Furman, Jr.; stepson, Jim Robinson; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services at Paradise Chapel, 3934 E. Indian School. Funeral announcement: Wife of Frank B. Campbell, Jr. Mother of Mrs. Bartley Ann Kirst of Phoenix, Candy Poolman of Santa Barbara, California, Patricia Houdek of San Antonio, Texas, Marjorie Campbell of Santa Clara, California, Frank B. Campbell, III of Tempe, Kevin S. Campbell of Mesa, and Michael J. Campbell of Phoenix. Daughter of Mae Espey of Tulsa, Oklahoma; sister of James Espey of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Prayer service at Whitney & Murphy Arcadia Funeral Home Chapel, 4800 E. Indian School Rd. Funeral mass St. Theresa's Church. Interment St. Francis Cemetery. 3-Jan-1982

CAMPBELL, Virginia C.

Virginia C. Campbell, 68, of Phoenix, who had taught high school drama in Oklahoma, died Feb. 4, 1982, in St. Joseph's Hospital after a long illness. Mrs. Campbell was born in Anadarko, Oklahoma, and came to Arizona in 1945. She graduated from the Southwestern Teachers University in Oklahoma and had performed in productions of the Douglas Little Theatre in southeastern Arizona. Mrs. Campbell was the first president of the Camelback High School PTA and was a member of the Chi Omega Sorority's Mom's Club at ASU. She was also a volunteer at the Arizona Girls Ranch and Good Samaritan Hospital and was a member of the Kiwanis auxiliary. Survivors include her husband, Richard Dale Campbell; daughters, Paula Sue Radtke of San Jose, CA, and Sonja Dale Sowers of Riverside, CA; a brother, Bernard Methuin; two sisters, Paula Thomas and Emma Lou Fritz; and five grandchildren. Services to precede cremation were at Mortensen-Kings Mortuary. The AZ Republic Sunday, Feb. 7, 1982.

CAMPOS, Selestino N.

Services for Selestino N. Campos, 63, of 10907 W. Hopi, a landscaper who died Feb. 3, 1982, at Good Samaritan Hospital, were Saturday at St. Williams Catholic Church. Mr. Campos was born in Kansas and came to Arizona in 1961. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Trenidad; children, Guadalupe, Alfonso, Trine Prieto, Virginia Prieto, Delia Ayala and Jose Marquez; two brothers; a sister; 19 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The AZ Republic Feb. 8, 1982.

CAMUNEZ, Arthur D.

Tempe -- Arthur D. Camunez, 70, a retired lientenant colonel in the Army, died Dec. 16, 1982, in Veteran's Administration Medical Center. He was born in Las Cruces, N.M. and moved to Arizona 35 years ago. He served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War. Survived by his wife, Elsa; daughter, Judtih Ann Schurkamp of Cottonwood; son, David, Ft. Worth, TX; two sisters and two brothers out of state; and two grandchildren. Mass was in Church of the Holy Spirit, 1871 E. Lebra Dr. Additional services were in Las Cruces. Burial in Ft. Bliss National Cemetery, Ex Paso, TX. 12/17/1982.

CANFIELD, Elmer E. "Bud", 65

12 Oct 1917 - Oct 1982

CANNON, Sadie V.

1 Oct 1894 - 15 Dec 1982
Sadie V. Cannon, 88, died Dec. 15, 1982. She was born in New Jersey and moved to Phoenix in 1957. She was a U.S. Navy defense employee during World War II in Brooklyn, N.Y., and a member of the Order of Eastern Star. Survived by her husband, William C.; daughter, Audrey Walsh; sons, David and William, Jr.; a brother; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. 12/18/1982.


Tempe -- Evelyn M. Cantrell, 70, of 2340 E. University, who was born in Sumas, Washington, and came to Arizona four years ago, died January 1, 1982, in Desert Samaritan Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Ralph; children, Mrs. Betty RABREN and George BERRY; a brother; a sister; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services were at Green Acres Mortuary, 401 N. Hayden, Scottsdale. 3-Jan-1982

CAPLE, Phillip

(funeral announcement only) "For information call Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, 710 West Bethany Home Road." 12/1/1982.


Mesa -- Memorial services for Jeri Caplinger, 59, an Eastern Star member who died Jan. 31, 1982, in Mesa Lutheran Hospital, were in Chapel of Prayer, 108 N. 56th St. Mrs. Caplinger, 518 S. Norfolk Circle, came here in 1975 from Salina, Kansas, where she and her husband owned a travel agency. She is survived by her husband, Maurice "Cap"; son, Charles E.; a grandchild; two sisters, Vivian LaBarge and Faye DeVorss; and two brothers, Clifford and Jake DuBoise. The AZ Republic Feb. 3, 1982.


Rosanne Caramela, 56, who had worked as a Valley National Bank elevator operator for six years, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 1982, in her Mesa home. She moved to Arizona 33 years ago from her native Pennsylvania. She was a member of the Catholic Church. She is survived by a brother. The Phoenix Gazette, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 1982.

CARD, Alonzo

Alonzo Card, 32, a dispatcher for the Salt River Police Department, died Friday, Oct. 15, 1982, from injuries received in an automobile accident. Mr. Card was an Arizona native. He was in the Air Force from 1969 to 1970 and was in the Air Force Reserve from 1970 to 1974. Survivors include his parents, Elmer and Lottie Vasquez; three brothers; five sisters. the Phoenix Gazette 10/21/1982.

CARDELL, John Burton

Services for John Burton Cardell, 22, who died Dec. 19, 1982 in an auto accident, were at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 18th Ward. Mr. Cardell was a mechanical engineer with Ingram Blaine, Inc. He was a Phoenix native and a graducate of Arcadia High School. He also attended Mesa Community College. He is survived by his parents, Burton R. and Helen; and sisters, Joan and Madelynn. Memory Lawn Mortuary made arrangements. 12/21/1982.

CARDEN, Charles "Chuck"

Services for Charles Joseph "Chuck" Carden, 55, who was a carpenter, were in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3802 N. 59th Ave. Mr. Carden, 3211 N. 49th Dr., was fatally injured Jan. 29, 1982, while hiking near Strawberry. He came to Arizona in 1929 from his native Alabama and was a member of Carpenters Local 1089. Survivors include his wife, Velva; children, Wanda Merrill, Theresa Turbot, Kathy Smith, Laura Heavener, Tulena, Lily, Vincent C. and Randall Carden, Troy, Mark and Kelly McCleery; a sister, Marge Facto; and 17 grandchildren. A.L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. Interment Resthaven. The AZ Republic Feb. 3, 1982.

CARLOS, Wallace Larry

Wallace Larry Carlos, 44, was born in Phoenix. Wife, Amelia; daughter, Jennifer; sons, Lanford and Anthony; three sisters and two brothers. Salt River Cemetery in Mesa. 12/8/1982.

CARLSON, Dorothy E.

Dorothy E. Carlson, 63, a retired nurse's aid who came to Phoenix in 1959 from Indiana, died Friday, Oct. 15, 1982, in a Valley Christian home. Survivors include her husband, Robert, and two sisters. Services were in Paradise Chapel Funeral Home, 3934 E. Indian School Rd. The Phx Gazette 10/16/1982.


Graveside services for Orina Carlson, 92, were at Memory Lawn Mortuary, 719 N. 27th Ave. Mrs. Carlson was born near Enfield, Illinois, and moved to Phoenix from Salt Lake City. She died Nov. 21, 1982, in Buffalo, Missouri. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is survived by her Son-in-law, James Johnson; nephews, Oscar and Robert Ewin; nieces, Lavolette Windes, Verla Schmale, Stella Easterly, Lucille Collier, Maude Tripp. Camelback Sunset Chapel. 11/24/1982


Mesa -- Oscar E. Carlson, 89, a retired farmer, died Dec. 1, 1982, at Mesa Lutheran Hospital. He was a winter resident from Brighton, CO, and was born in Sweden. He is survived by his wife, Rula; and son, Fred. Services were in Brighton, Colorado. 12/4/1982.

CARMAN, George Elgin

George Elgin Carman, 65, who had operated Carman's Court, died Tues., Oct. 12, 1982, in a Valley hospital. Mr. Carman was born in Minneapolis and moved to Arizona in 1965 from Fargo, N.D. Two sisters survive. The Phoenix Gazette 10/14/1982.


Mesa -- J. Orvil Carnett, 68, a retired auto mechanic with Berge Ford in Mesa, died Oct. 29, 1982, at Mesa Lutheran Hospital. Mr. Carnett, of 1621 W. Bentley, was born in Batesville, Ark., and moved to Mesa from Wenatchee, Wash., 20 years ago. Before working for Berge Ford, he was employed by Randall American in Mesa. He is survived by his wife, Irene; daughters, Betty Mills and Lindaruth Estes; and stepchildren, Patsy Shroyer, Medge Oliver, Zelda Stanton, and Gerald, Lynn, March and Nathen Bray. Services were Tuesday at Meldrum Mortuary, Macdonald and First St. The Arizona Republic Sunday, October 31, 1982, p. AA17.

CARPENA, Maria Gacia

Mass for Maria Gacia {sic} Carpena, 83, a homemaker, will be said at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Anthony's Church, 909 S. First Ave. Mrs. Carpena, 4936 W. Earll Drive, died Wednesday, September 29, 1982, in a Valley hospital. She was born in Mexico and brought to Arizona as an infant. She was a member of the Alianza Hospanica Americana. Survivors include a son, Jose Quinteros; seven daughters, Gumecinda Lopez, Margarita Orona, Josephine Rivas, Anita Quidera, Francis Rodriguez, Dora Moreno and Nellie Rios; a sister; 61 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. The Arizona Republic Friday, Oct. 1, 1982.

CARPENTER, Joe Victor, Sr.

Joe Victor Carpenter, Sr., 51, who retired in 1975 as a major after 20 years in the Air Force, died Tues., Oct. 5, 1982, at his Gilbert residence. He was an instructor pilot on the T-38 jet trainer at Holloman Air Force Base, Alamogordo, N.M. He was a prisoner of war for six months in Vietnam. Survivors include his wife, Anna, daughters, Laura and Rochelle; son, Joe, Jr., and three half-sisters. The Phoenix Gazette Thursday, Oct. 7, 1982.


Thatcher -- Helen Orilla "Rilla" Carpenter, 77, a retired J.C.Penney Co. Sales clerk in Safford, died Dec. 19, 1982, at her residence. Mrs. Carpenter was born in the now abandoned mining town of Don Luis and had lived in the Gila Valley area most of her life. She was involved in many activities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including serving as president and teacher of the Primary organization, counselor and secretary of the MIA and Sunday school secretary and teacher. She also worked at the Mesa Temple for six years. She is survived by her husband, Ray; daughters, Rayeleen Porter, Lynette Martin and Trelva Palmer; son, Jerry; a sister; a brother; 19 grandchildren. 12/20/1982.

CARR, Frank B.

Frank B. Carr, who was a department manager for Liggitt and Meyers Tobacco Co. 25 years, died Nov. 26, 1982. He supervised division managers in four Mid-western states. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and moved to Phoenix 26 years ago from Cincinnati. He attended the University of Kentucky and was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. After moving to Phoenix, he worked in the real estate business. He was an honorary Kentucky colonel. He is survived by his wife, Marie; daughter, Peggy Friese; son, Frank III, and six grandchildren. Services were at Camelback Sunset Chapel. 11/27/1982.

CARR, Lola R.

Lola R. Carr, who retired in 1955 as a librarian after 15 years with the Library of Congress in Washington, died January 6, 1982, in Beatitudes Care Center. Mrs. Carr, 1668 W. Glendale Ave., was born in Riley, Kansas, and came to Phoenix in 1966 from Topeka, Kansas. She was a member of the Second Church of Christ Scientists, Society of Mayflower Descendents and the Eastern Star. She is survived by a granddaughter, Mrs. Jan Kleinman, Paradise Valley; and three great-grandchildren. Services in the Beatitudes Arizona Room. A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. The Arizona Republic, Friday, January 8, 1982.

CARR, O. Buck

O. Buck Carr, 69, who had been a drummer in the Southwest during the Big Band era of the 1930s, died Dec. 7, 1982, at Good Samaritan Medical Center. Mr. Carr was born in El Paso, Texas, and moved to Arizona in 1952 from Midland. He was a civilian pilot instructor during World War II at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. He also was an architect and builder. He was a member of the Elks, Musicians Local #586 and the Vintage Chapter of the Big Bands. Survivors include his wife, Pat; sons, Michael and Tyler Starr and Jack, Jay and Jeff Frost; daughters, Elizabeth Hughes, Janie Golden and Vicki Frost; and seven grandchildren. Private cremation. Memorial services were at First Christian Church, 7650 N. 7th Ave. Mercer Mortuary made arrangements. The Arizona Republic December 9, 1982.


Snowflake -- John A. Carroll, 54, who worked for Salt River Project for 15 years in Phoenix, died Dec. 6, 1982, in Phoenix Veterans Medical Center. He was born in Santa Fe, N.M., and retired from Southwest Forest Industries Paper Mill in 1973 after working for seven years. He served in the Army and the Air Force during World War II. Survived by his wife, Betty M.; daughter, Terry Lynn Montalus; son, Michael J.; a sister; two brothers and six grandchildren. Services in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 12/9/1982.

CARSON, Cecil George

Cecil George Carson, 72, retired service station owner, died Nov. 26, 1982. He was born in Lehi, Utah, and moved to Leisure World three years ago. He was a high priest of the Mesa 49th Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a member of Willow Creek Country Club, Utah, and the Lions Club. He is survived by his wife, Aleen M.; daughters, Joyce Harty and Janice; mother, Ada Sears; a sister and brother; and two grandchildren. Gibbons-Bunker Desert View Chapel. 11/28/1982.

CARTER, Charles Albert "Al"

Chino Valley -- Charles Albert "Al" Carter, 70, foreman at the Del Rio Ranch near Chino Valley, died Nov. 28, 1982, at his residence. He was born in Okmulgco, OK, and moved to Arizona 50 years ago. He was employed at Arizona Sand and Rock Co for 26 years. He was a member of Operating Engineers Local No. 428, Gideons International and Grace Baptist Church in Chino Valley. He is survived by his wife, Wanda; daughters, Carolyn Mackjust, Charlotte Bain and Charlene Myers; sons, James and Jack; and 12 grandchildren. Services at Memory Chapel Mortuary, Prescott. 12/1/1982.

CARTER, Ellinor K.

Ellinor K. Carter, 80, a homemaker, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 1982, in a Valley nursing home. Mass for Mrs. Carter was in St. Thomas the Apostle Church. She was a member of the Widows Outreach. Survivors include two sons, Thomas F. Carter and William F. Carter; a daughter, Joanne McCoy; a brother, Thomas E. Koehler; and 16 grandchildren. Interment Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Phoenix Gazette 10/29/1982.

CARTER, George W.

George W. Carter, 69, retired owner and printer of Maricopa Printers, died Dec. 21, 1982, in his home. Mr. Carter was born in Ellsworth, Pennsylvania, and moved to Arizona 37 years ago. He was a member of Sunset Masonic Lodge. Survived by wife, Margaret R.; daughters, Florence Melchiorre and Myra Durbin; two sisters and four grandchildren. Grimshaw Bethany Chapel. 12/23/1982.


15 Jul 1894 - 28 Dec 1982
Pima -- Jess Carter, 88, a retired carpenter, died Dec. 28, 1982, in Mountain View Nursing Center. Mr. Carter was a lifelong Arizona resident born in Glenbar. He is survived by his daughters, Velda Black and Violet Golladay; sons, Marland and Thurlan; 12 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren. Services were in the Pima Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Safford Funeral Home made arrangements.


W. Paul Carter, 76, died Dec. 15, 1982. He was born in Hardin County, Iowa, and moved to Arizona 19 years ago. He retired after 31 years as owner of Carter Produce and was mayor of Union, Iowa, for four years an fire chief for 15 years. He also was a member of Montague Masonic Lodge. Survived by his wife, Viola; sons, Robert W., San Antonio, TX, and Dale H., Camp Verde; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Reece, Phx., and Mrs. Noel "Lio" Larson, Phx; a brother, John H., Waterloo, Iowa; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. Services and interment were at Green Acres Memorial Gardens, 401 N. Hayden. 12/17/1982.

CARTER, Wyman "Dub"

Tempe -- Wyman "Dub" Carter, who was a bus driver for Western Greyhound Lines for 22 years, died Dec. 28, 1982, at Tempe St. Luke's Hospital. Mr. Carter was born in Glenmora, Louisiana, and moved to Arizona 17 years ago from California. He served in the Coast Guard during World War II. He is survived by his daughters, Catherine and Rachel; son, Stephen; four sisters and two brothers. Services were at Tempe Mortuary, 405 E. Southern. 12/30/1982.

CASEY, Athabel 'Peggy'

1 Sep 1905 - 3 Jan 1982
Services for Athabel "Peggy" Casey, 76, who was a member of the Phoenix Country Club, will be today in Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 330 N. Second Ave. Mrs. Casey, 111 E. Alvarado, was born in Missouri and came to Phoenix in 1930. She died Jan. 3, 1982, in Good Samaritan Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Perry; son, John, and three grandchildren. Private interment. Published in the Arizona Republic, Thursday, January 7, 1982.

CASON, Willa M.

Willa M. Cason, 77, of Phoenix, a retired school teacher, died Jan. 29, 1982, in a San Diego hospital. Mrs. Cason was born in Heflin, Alabama, and came to Phoenix in 1948. She was a member of the Eastern Star. Services at the Church of Christ. Burial Greenwood Cemetery. Universal Memorial Center made arrangements. Feb. 4, 1982.

CASPERSON, Helmer Cornelius

Sun City -- Helmer Cornelius Casperson, 84, who was a salesman for Sears Roebuck and Co. in Chicago for 33 years, died Dec. 24, 1982, in Sun Valley Lodge Nursing Home. Mr. Casperson was born in Baldwin, Wisconsin, and moved to Sun City in 1964 from Oak Park, Illinois. He was a Mason, a member of El Zaribah Shrine Temple, the Sun City Square Club, Sun City Shrine Club, the University of Wisconsin Alumnae Association, Farm House Fraternity and Delta Zeta Sigma Fraternity. He is survived by his wife, Florence; daughters, Carolyn Casperson of California and Judy Kany of Maine; and three grandchildren. Memorial services were at Shepherd of the Desert Lutheran Church. Menke Funeral Home made arrangements. 12/25/1982.


Services for John Cassatt, 56, who had been a supervisor for the Lord Bonded Rubber Corp. in Erie, Pennsylvania, for 29years, were in Chapel of the Chimes, 7924 N. 59th Ave. Cassatt, a Glendale resident died Oct. 4, 1982, in a Valley hospital. He moved to Arizona three years ago from his native Pennsylvania. He was the senior commander for the Disabled American Veterans post in Glendale and was a member of the Keeston Masonic Lodge in Pennsylvania and the Scottish Rite. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; a daughter, Mary Rita Press; two sons, Tom and Mike; his father, Darwin; four brothers; and five grandchildren. The Phoenix Gazette 10/6/1982.


Dale A. Casselman, 38, of 1917 N. 15th St., a cement finisher, died Jan. 28, 1982, from injuries suffered in an auto-pedestrian accident. Mr. Casselman was born in California and came to Phoenix in 1968. Survivors include his wife, Mary; children, Rudolph, Annette, Ronald, Tanya and Daley and a brother. Mass at Little Sisters of the Poor Chapel, 1110 N. 16th St. Graveside services at Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Botimer Mortuary. Feb. 1, 1982.


Funeral announcement only. "For information call Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, 710 W. Bethany Home Road." 10/6/1982.

CASTENEDA, Jesus 'Shorty'

Jesus "Shorty" Casteneda, 72, who had worked for a produce market, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 1982. Mr. Castreneda moved to Phoenix 50 years ago from his native Mexico. Survivors include three daughters, Linda Pro, Mary Martinez, Lupe Ramirez; sons, Jonny and Phillip Ramirez and Jesus Contreras; 20 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mass was in St. Anthony's Church, 909 S. 1st Ave. The Phx Gazette 10/5/1982.

CASTLE, Frank Edward, Jr.

12 July 1920 - 15 Oct 1982
Frank Edward Castle, Jr., 62, who had been a plumbing contractor, died Friday, Oct. 15, 1982, in his Phoenix home. Mr. Castle was a native of Phoenix. He was a member of Plumbers and Steam Fitters Local 48 and a former member of the Phoenix Junior Chamber of Commerce. He served in the Army during World War II. Survivors include his wife, Norma; daughter, Sheree Ann Rusinek; father, Frank, Sr.; and a grandchild. 10/19/1982. Birth Certificate

CATES, Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Cates, 61, of 3617 W. Almeria, died Feb. 1, 1982, in Phoenix Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Cates was born in Arkansas and came to Arizona 27 years ago. She is survived by her husband, Grover; sons, Claude, Jerry and Dan; a daughter, Wanda Lea; five grandchildren; a brother and three sisters. Services Camelback Sunset Chapel, 301 W. Camelback. East Resthaven Cemetery. The Arizona Republic Feb 4, 1982.


Floyd Chamberlain, 51, a retired Army staff sergeant, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 1982, in a Valley hospital. Services for Chamberlain, 4605 N. 75th Drive, were Friday. He was born in Colorado and lived in Arizona off and on for 11 years. He was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his daughter, Clarice Claypool; two sons, Michael and Steven; a brother; two sisters; and three grandchildren. Published in The Arizona Republic Saturday, Oct. 2, 1982.

CHAMBERS, Elizabeth K.

9 Dec 1891 - 16 Dec 1982
Elizabeth K. Chambers, 91, died Dec. 16, 1982, at Christian Care Center. Mrs. Chambers was born in Kansas and moved to Arizona from New Mexico in 1968. She was a lifetime member of the Rebekah Lodge. Survived by her daughters, Billie J. Whitire, Kathleen "Kay" and Betty J. Hays; stepchildren, Lois Gleasner, Orval and Dale Chambers; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. 12/18/1982.

CHAPEL, William L., Jr.

Mesa -- William L. Chapel, Jr., 72, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, died Dec. 3, 1982, at Las Flores Nursing Home. Mr. CHapel, of 320 Leisure World, was born in Brooklyn, N. Y., and moved to Arizona in 1933. He was a 1933 graduate of Cornell University. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Superstition Mountain Chapter of Retired Officers, U. S. Forester Society, Arizona Historical Society, the Leisure World Security Commision, and the Alzheimer's and Related Disease Association. He was a World War II and Korean War veteran. He is survived by his wife, Winifred; daughter, Patricia Middleton of New Mexico; sons, William III of New Mexico and Lt. Col. Jason of Alabama; and seven grandchildren. Services were Monday at Melcher's Chapel of the Roses, 43 S. Stapley. Burial Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Published in The Arizona Republic Sunday, December 5, 1982.


Kay Chapman, 58, 1502 W. Northern, was found dead Nov. 14, 1982. She was born in Riverton, Wyoming, and moved to Arizona nine years ago from Seminole, Florida. She was the owner of Kay's Wholesale and was a distributor for Hunter's Fans. She is survived by sons, Dennis R. and David E.; daughters, Linda K. Gordon, Cheryl D. Garbert & Wendy S. Brawner; 1 sister; 1 brother; 10 grandchildren. Paradise Chapel Funeral Home, Ralph L. Sage, Director. 11/24/1982.

CHAPMAN, Robert C.

Ajo -- Robert C. Chapman, 71, a miner and fisherman, died Dec. 20, 1982, in Phoenix. Mr. Chapman was born in West Virginia and oved to Arizona 40 years ago from Idaho. He is survived by his daughter, Roberta Chapman; a sister and two granddaughters. Graveside services were at Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Mercer Mortuary. 12/23/1982.

CHAVEZ, Monico

15 Aug 1918 - 15 Dec 1982
Monico Chavez, 64, a retired construction worker, died Dec. 15, 1982, at Veterans Administration Medical Center. Mr. Chavez was born in Texas and moved to Arizona 10 years ago. He was an Army World War II veteran. He is survived by his brother, Natandad. Mass was at Immaculate Heart Catholic CHurch, 909 E. Washington. 12/18/1982.


6 Dec 1913 - 15 Oct 1982
John H. Chelus, 68, an inspector for Bethlehem Steel in New York for 38 years, was born in Berwood, W.VA, and died Friday, Oct. 15, 1982, in a Valley emergency center. He moved to Glendale one year ago from Buffalo, New York. He was a member of United Steel Workers of America in Buffalo. Survivors include his wife, Mary; sons, Robert D. and John A.; daughter, Elaine; two brothers; and two grandchidlren. 10/18/1982.

CHERRY, Jesse Craig

Jesse Craig Cherry, infant, died Dec. 7, 1982, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Survivors include his parents, Craig and Snowe Cherry; and grandparents, Rex and Janna Browning and Buck and Barbara Hightower. Graveside services were at Resthaven Park Cemetery, 6290 W. Northern. 12/9/1982.


Carol D. Christian, 40, of 334 W. Cinnabar, who worked for Honeywell in sales management, died Nov. 20, 1982, at John C. Lincoln Hospital. She was a native of Monon, Indiana, and moved to Arizona 12 years ago from Oklahoma. Mrs. Christian received her Bachelor of Arts degree at Manchester College and a computer science degree at Lear Siegler Institute. Survivors include her husband, William; son, William; parents, Bruce and Velda DuVall, Monticello, IN; sisters, Janice Spencer, Louisville, KY, and Kay Martinez, Ft. Wayne, IN; and brothers Jack DuVall, Monticello, IN, and Marvin DuVall, Lebanon, TN. Services at Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, 710 W. Bethany Home Road. 11/22/1982.


Lawrence Christman, 59, a chief supervisor for the highway division of the Arizona Department of Transportation, died Nov. 20, 1982, at GOod Samaritan Medical Center. Mr. Christman was a Wichita, Kansas, native and moved to Phoenix 43 years ago. He was a World War II veteran. Survivors include his wife, Lois; daughters, Catharine Higgins, Carolyn Louise Baethge, Angela Elaine Christman, and Shirley Adonna Christman; a son, Michael Leslie; a sister, Mary Doles; three brothers, Frank, Jimmie and Al; and five grandchildren. Rosary at Northwest Mortuary. Mass at St. Gregory's Catholic Church, 3426 N. 18th Ave. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. 11/22/1982.

CIARROCHI, Muzio "Lou"

Mesa -- Muzio "Lou" Ciarrochi, 79, a former manager of the sheet metal department for Chicago's Hamilton Glass Co., died Nov. 27, 1982. Mr. Ciarrochi was born in San Behedetto, Italy, and moved to Arizona 11 years ago from Chicago. He was a member of the All Saints Catholic Church and Dreamland Villa. Survived by wife, Ann; sons, Richard and Raymond; a sister; two brothers; and three grandchildren. Rosary and Mass was at All Saints Catholic Church, 1534 Recker Road, Mesa. Melcher Mortuary. 11/29/1982.


Mass for Jose Cisneros, 75, who had been a radio repairman for Goodyear, was said Wednesday in Saints Simon & Jude Cathedral, 6351 N. 27th Ave. Cisneros, 2009 W. Ocotillo, died Oct. 18, 1982, in a Valley hospital. He moved to Arizona 35 years ago from his native New Mexico. He was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Society and served in the Army. He is survived by his son, Antonio. Monday, Oct. 25, 1982.


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Eleanor Cittadini, 74, a homemaker, died Mon., Oct. 18, 1982, in a Valley hospital. She was born in Florence and moved to Phoenix two years ago. Survivors include her former husband, Marcellino; a daughter, Nellie Fernandez; a son, Genaro Cota; 13 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Mass was in St. Catherine of Sienna Church, 6401 S. Central. Burial Greenwood Memorial Park. the Phoenix Gazette 10/21/1982.

CLARK, Louis E.

El Mirage -- Louis E. Clark, 82, of 14318 El Mirage Road, a retired chef, died December 30, 1981, in his home. Mr. Clark was born in Minnesota and came to Arizona in 1952. He had served in the Canadian armed forces in World War I and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the Seventh-Day Adventist Church and the El Mirage Senior Citizens Club. He is survived by his wife, Helen. Services at Heritage Funeral Home, 13226 N. 113th Ave., Youngtown. 3-Jan-1982

CLARK, Mary Ruth

Services for Mary Ruth Clark, 88, who came to Arizona in 1918, were at A.L.Moore & Sons Mortuary. Mrs. Clark, a native of Tipton, Indiana, died Jan. 31, 1982, at her home, 1338 E. Nicolet. Survivors include a son, Philip and his wife, Jo; and two grandchildren, Gary Clark, Phoenix, and Connie Hodge, Bismark, N.D. ; two great-grandchildren, Tiffany and Tyson Hodge; sister-in-laws, Marian Simmonds, Kokomo, IN, Helen Clark, Arcadia; niece, Margaret Spay, Kokomo, IN; nephew, Kenneth Clark, Tucson. The AZ Republic Feb. 2, 1982.

CLARKE, Lester J.

Lester J. Clarke, 80, who had been head of public water supply and chief engineer for the Department of Health in Oklahoma, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 1982, in a Valley hospital. He was born in Brooklyn, N. Y., and moved to Sun City in 1979 from Oklahoma City. He was a member of St. Joachim and St. Anne Catholic Church in Sun City, the Knights of Columbus, the American Chemical Society, the Oklahoma Water and Pollution Control Association and the Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers. Survivors include his wife, Mary; and two nephews. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joachim & St. Anne Catholic Church. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Phoenix Gazette 10/6/1982.

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