All obituaries are from The Arizona Republic unless otherwise noted.

MACARIO, John Joseph

John Joseph Macario, 93, a retired copper miner, died Dec. 24, 1982. He was born in Italy and moved to Phoenix from Calumet, Michigan, in 1942. He was a member of the Elks and American Legion in Jerome and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Cottonwood. He is survived by his daughter, Jean Spreitzer; a sister and brother; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Rosary at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church. Mass at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church in Clarkdale. Botimer Family Mortuary. 12/27/1982.

MacDAVITT, Frank B.

Frank B. MacDavitt, 79, who had been a teacher at New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, N.Y., for 25 years, died Monday, Oct. 4, 1982, in his home. Mass for MacDavitt, who moved to Phoenix 16 years ago from his native Brooklyn, N.Y., was in Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Survivors include a stepdaughter, B. Patricia Wingerning; and four grandchildren. Interment St. Francis Cemetery. Hansen Mortuary. The Phoenix Gazette, 10/6/1982.

MacDONALD, Mary Lu

Peoria -- Mary Lu MacDonald, 61, a former bookkeeper at Boswell Memorial Hospital, died Dec. 16, 1982, at Desert Terrace Nursing Home. Mrs. MacDonald was born in Duluth, MN, and moved to Scottsdale from Redwood City, CA, in 1961 and to Peoria in 1974. Survived by her daughters, Mary J. Ridgway and Judtih A. Gerling; son, Kenneth; two sisters; and six grandchildren. Services were at All Saints of the Desert Episcopal Church, Sun City. 12/19/1982.

MacELROY, Viola A.

Viola A. MacElroy, 85, a homemaker, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 1982, in Phoenix. She moved to Airzona 33 years ago from her native Massachusetts. Survived by daughter, Shirley Norris; a son, John; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The Phx Gazette 19 Oct 1982.


Otto W. Machamer, 76, was born in Davenport, Iowa, and moved to Mesa 11 years ago. He died Monday, Oct. 18, 1982. He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. wife, Mary; daughter, JoAnn Cook; two brothers; three grandchildren. Published in the Phoenix Gazette 10/21/1982.


Survived by wife, Laura, of Bagdad, AZ; daughters, Geraldine Perry, Germany; Theresa Laux, Phoenix, LauraLee David; and sons, Robert of Bagdad and Andy of Phoenix; five grandchildren. Services Green Acres Mortuary, Scottsdale. Interment Green Acres Memorial Gardens. The AZ Republic Feb. 3, 1982.

MACON, Kate M.

Kate M. Macon, 93, of 8408 W. Devonshire, died Nov. 13, 1982. She had been an Arizona resident since 1919. Ms. Macon, a homemaker, was born in Indiana and was a member of Phoenix Christian Church. Survivors include nieces and nephews. A.L. Moore & Sons Chapel of Memories. Memory Lawn Mausoleum. 11/17/1982.

MacVEAGH, Helen E.

Helen E. Mac Veagh, 84, who moved to Phoenix 29 years ago from Ranning, California, died Nov. 16, 1982. Mrs. Mac Veagh had been a medical technologist for Good Samaritan Medican Center for 12 years. She was born in Nevadaville, Colorado, and was a member of Alpha Study Club. Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Earl A. Bronson, Jr.; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Hansen Mortuary arranged private cremation. 11/18/1982.

MADDEN, Francis Joseph

Francis Joseph Madden, 46, died Sat., Oct. 2, 1982, in his home. He was brought to Arizona as a child from his native Massachusetts and was an engineer and scientist in the defense industry. Survivors are a son, Francis, Jr.; daughters, Mary, Myra, Monica Fuller, Melanie Habershaw, Miriam Fernandez; two brothers,Gerald of Long Beach, CA, and Donald of Waltertown, MA; four sisters, Miriam Madden and Margaret Foley of Boston, Frances Hobbins of Arlington, VA, and Regina Lordan of Arlington, MA; and six grandchildren. Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The Phoenix Gazette, 10/5/1982.

MADRID, Vicente G.

Vicente G. Madrid, 66, a baker at Bartlet Bakery for 42 years, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1982, in a Valley hospital. He was born in Mexico and moved to Arizona in 1934 from New Mexico. wife, Petra; daughters, Josie RIVERA, Mary CASTELLANOS, Rose SAIZ, Jenny LOPEZ; son, Vicente, Jr.; brother, Matilde Madrid; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The Phx Gazette 14 Oct 1982.


Marana -- Graveside services for Sandra G. Magallon, four months old, will be Monday in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Mesa. Sandra is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Salvadore Magallon; grandparents, brothers and sisters. Melcher Mortuary made the arrangements. The Arizona Republic Sunday, November 21, 1982.


Apache Junction -- Mary J. Maggard, 62, of 833 E. Friar Dr., died Feb. 3, 1982, in Good Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. Maggard was born in Marion, Ohio, and came to Arizona 22 years ago. Survivors include her husband, Orville; children, Walda Estep, Apache Junction, and Robert Maggard of Lorain, Ohio; and two grandchildren. Services were at Gibbons-Bunker Mortuary, 9702 E. Apache Trail. Interment Mtn View Memorial Gardens. The AZ Republic Feb. 6, 1982.

MAGGARD, Roscoe B.

Services for Roscoe B. Maggard, 78, of Mayer, a retired electrician, were at Chapel of the Chimes, Glendale. Mr. Maggard, who was born in Latcher County, Kentucky, died Nov. 22, 1982. He moved to Arizona 34 years ago. Survivors include his wife, Emma; daughter, Evelyn Kucherer; sons, Dr. James E. and Jesse L.; stepchildren, Lenwood Jackson and Viola Gibson; one sister and four brothers; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 11/24/1982.


Peoria -- Services for Meta Mahnke, 80, who was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist in Sun City, will be today in Menke Funeral Home, 12420 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City. Mrs. Mahnke, 10701 N. 99th Ave., died January 5, 1982, in Boswell Hospital. She worked for the English Woolen Mills in her native Milwaukee and came here in 1979. She is survived by her husband, Edgar, of Peoria, 3 nephews and 2 nieces. Funeral services at Menke Funeral Home. Interment Wisconsin Memorial Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Friday, January 8, 1982.

MAHON, Robert George

26 Feb 1928 - 1 Dec 1982
Robert George Mahon, 55, of Phoenix, who was employed 30 years by the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co., died Dec. 1, 1982. He was born in New Brunswick, N.J., and moved to Arizona five years ago from New Jersey. He served with the Army in the Korean war. Survivors include sons, Robert, Jr., and Timothy; daughter, Karen Mahon; three brothers and two sisters. Services were in New Jersey. 12/3/1982.

MAHOOD, Victor E.

23 Apr 1909 - Nov 1982
Victor E. Mahood, 73, died Nov. 30, 1982, in Boswell Hospital. He was born in Savannah, Missouri, and taught high school in Elmhurst, Illinois for 25 years and moved to Sun City in 1979 from Florida. He was a member of Willowbrook United Methodist Church. Wife, Ruth; sons, Wayne and Gary, both of NY; one sister, Dorothy Bartelt of MO; and four grandchildren. Memorial services in Willowbrook United Methodist Church, 19390 N. 99th Ave., Sun City. 12/2/1982.


Scottsdale -- Roy Makil, 77, was born in Arizona and died Jan. 28, 1982, in Scottsdale Memorial Hospital. Services were in the Salt River Indian Reservation Presbyterian Church, east of Scottsdale. Mr. Makil lived on the reservation and had been a self-employed gardener. He is survived by four brothers. Universal Memorial Center. Burial Salt River Community Cemetery. Feb. 2, 1982.

MALERBA, Anthony

Anthony Malerba, 75, was born in Italy and came to Sun City in 1970 from New Jersey. He died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1982, in a Valley hospital. wife, Sadie; daughters, Rasarie KRIEGER and Diana BAUMANN; son, Anthony M.; two brothers; two sisters; and six grandchildren. The Phx Gazette 10/9/1982.

MALONE, Donald

Sun City -- Donald Malone, 57, a clerk for Railway Express, died Jan. 29, 1982. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, and came to Arizona six years ago. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Sun City. Survivors include his mother, Alice, and two sisters; Lundberg Mortuary. Feb. 2, 1982.

MALONEY, William F.

William F. Maloney, 77, survived by wife, Catherine; sons, Bill, Jr. of Scottsdale, John Stow, Ohio, Thomas, Cuyahoga, Ohio; brother Edward Maloney of Youngstown, Ohio; sisters Kathryn Maloney and Helen Holland, both of Long Island, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Rosary today. Mass Tuesday St. Daniels, Phoenix. Messinger Mortuary. Monday, Oct. 25, 1982.

MALTBY, F. Jessie

F. Jessie Maltby, 65, died Nov. 21, 2982. She was born in Narberth, Pennsylvania, and moved to Arizona in 1954. Ms. Maltby was a former Department of Economic Security employee. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and Bryn Mawr and was the medical administrator of Atlantic Refining Company of Philadelphia. Survived by sisters Arla Aiken, Edith Maltby, and Lois Adams. 11/23/1982.

MANCINI, Frank May

Frank May Mancini, 72, retired accountant with the state highway department, died Oct. 29, 1982, at Doctors Hospital. Mr. Mancini, of 3840 E. Indian School, was born in Chicago Heights, Ill., and moved to Arizona in 1946. He was a member of El Zaribah Shrine, York Rite, Scottish Rite and Thunderbird Masonic Lodge No. 48. He is survived by his wife, Elsie M., sons, Frank P. and Dominick D.; a brother Vincent James Mancini, Tempe; and grandson, Frank Bryan and granddaughter, Jackie. Services will be Tuesday at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 2312 E. Campbell, A. L. Moore and Sons made the arrangements. Interment St. Francis Cemetery. Published in The Arizona Republic Sunday, October 31, 1982.

MANNING, Edessa Williams

Edessa Williams Manning, former partner in the firm of Ferris-Manning of New York, died Nov. 16, 1982, at her home. Mrs. Manning, 7707 E. Mariposa Drive, was born in Norfolk, Virginia, and moved to Arizona from New York City in 1975. She was a member of the American Society of Interior Designers. She is survived by her cousins, Virginia B. Modlin and Helen B. Bainbridge. Messinger Mortuary. 11/17/1982.


Sun City -- Lige A. Manning, 77, a rancher in Westcliffe, Colorado, died Nov. 22, 1982, in Valley View Hospital, Youngtown. Mr. Manning, of 11048 Coggins Drive, was born in Rosita, Colorado, and moved to Sun City a month ago from Westcliffe, CO. He had been a Sun City winter resident for the past three years and attended Fountain of Life Lutheran Church. Survived by his wife, Dorothy; daughters, Beverly Gepner and Mary Lou Kinzel; son, Mel; a sister; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Menke Funeral Home. 11/24/1982.

MANROSS, William J.

William J. Manross, 61, retired Assembly of God minister, was born in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania, and moved to Phoenix in 1976 from Minnesota. He died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1982, in a Valley hospital. Wife, Donna; son, William; anda sister survive. The Phx Gazette 10/9/1982.

MANUEL, Tammy Renee

Bapchule --Tammy Renee Manuel, 15, student at Casa Grande High School, died Oct. 26, 1982, of gunshot injuries in ???? Miss Manuel, an Arizona native, is survived by her mother, Bonnie, and grandparents, Ella Manuel and Naomi Castro. Memorial Services will be 8 a.m. Tuesday at Baptist Indian Chapel. Arrangements were made by Botimer Family Mortuary. Published in The Arizona Republic Sunday, October 31, 1982.


Apache Junction-- Oran G. Markham, 89, a retired field representative for United Motors in Colorado, died Dec. 7, 1982, in Mesa. Mr. Markham, of Palm Springs, was born in Vinton, Iowa, and moved to Apache Junction 26 years ago. He was a life member of the Columbia Masonic Lodge, a member of the Scottish Rite, El Jebel Shrine Temple and the Hirams Club. Survived by his daughter, Catherine Carter; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Graveside services at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. 12/9/1982.

MARLETT, Donald W.

26 July 1927 - 29 Jan 1982
Donald W. Marlett, 54, a quality control supervisor and World War II veteran, died Jan. 29, 1982, at his home in Phoenix. He came to Arizona 17 years ago. Survivors include his wife, Dortha; sons, Donald, Dawes and Dirk; daughters, Jennifer and Donna; a sister and four stepchildren. Services were at Gibbons Bunker Garden Chapel, 33 N. Sirrine, Mesa. Feb. 2, 1982.

MARRUFO, Gregoria

Queen Creek -- Gregoria Marrufo, 64, an Arizona resident for 35 years, died Dec. 19, 1982, at her home. Mrs. Marrufo was born in New Mexico. She is survived by daughters, Josphine Sharp, Consuelo Balderas, Ester Vance, Teresa Sanchez, Christina and Margarita Rodriquez; sons, Francisco, Antonio, Manuel, Juan, Raymundo and Ramon; two brothers; 44 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Mass was at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Gilbert. Botimer Family Mortuary. 12/23/1982.

MARSH, Richard Dullin, Sr.

Scottsdale -- Richard Dullin Marsh, 81, a retired manager with Illinois Bell Telephone Co., died Dec. 5, 1982. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and moved to Arizona from Evergreen, IL, in 1961. He served as commander of the Sea Scouts in Chicago and received the Boy Scouts' Silver Beaver Award. He was a member of Scottsdale Masonic Lodge No. 43, Scottish Rite, El Zaribah Shrine Temple Guard, and the Telephone Pioneers. Survived by wife, Gertrude; daughter, D. Linda Robinson; son, Richard, Jr.; and five grandchidlren. Services were in Scottsdale United Methodist Church. 12/7/1982.


10 Oct 1934 - 27 Dec 1982
Don J. Marshall, 48, grounds superintendent with the Paradise Valley School District, died Dec. 27, 1982, at his Phoenix residence. Mr. Marshall, a Phoenix native, was a graduate of Phoenix Technical High School. He was an Army Korean War veteran and member of Paradise Valley Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Sara; daughters, Donna and Christina; sons, Don, Randy, Ricky and Ronnie; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy H.; a sister and five grandchildren. Services were at Camelback Sunset Chapel, 301 W. Camelback. 12/30/1982.


10 July 1909 - 1 Feb 1982
Ernest A. Martelon, 918 E. Amelia; brother of Paul Martelon, Phoenix; uncle of Sally Johnson, Phoenix, Teresa Henry, Phoenix, Julie Richie, Phoenix, and Robert Boot of San Diego, CA, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 1982. Services at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Rosary Chapel of Memories A.L. Moore & Sons. The AZ Republic Feb. 2, 1982.

MARTIN, Beatrice M.

18 November 1919 - 21 December 1982
Beatrice M. Martin, 63, an Arizona resident 13 years, died Dec. 21, 1982, at her home. Mrs. Martin was born in Kansas and moved to Arizon afrom Missouri. She was a member of the Church of God in Phoenix. She is survived by her husband, George N.; daughter, Rhonda Peterson; son, Steve Peterson; and three grandchildren. Memorial services were held at Church of God. Tempe Mortuary made arrangements. 12/22/1982.

MARTIN, Clarence

Clarence Martin, 47, was born in Iowa and moved to Arizona in 1971. He worked at the Love of Life Ministries Church and died Friday, Oct. 8, 1982, in a Valley hospital. Four sons, Ricky, Donald, Terry and Jeff; daughter, Cherelle; parents, Clarence and Mildred Martin; two brothers; and a sister. Published in the Phoenix Gazette 10/14/1982.

MARTIN, Elmer L.

Mesa -- Elmer L. Martin, 79, was born in Bancroft, Nebraska, and died Nov. 21, 1982, at Mesa Lutheran Hospital. He was retired deputy treasurer of Boulder County, Colorado, and operated a dry goods store in Dalton, Nebraska. Survived by wife, Clara; daughter, Donna Heid; two sisters; two brothers and two grandchildren. 11/22/1982.

MARTIN, Linda J.

Linda J. Martin, 40, an electrical technician for Micro Semiconductor in Scottsdale, died Nov. 26, 1982. Mrs. Martin, 2749 E. Sylvia, moved to Arizona in 1973 from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She was a native of Waynesville, N. C. Survived by husband, Dennis; daughters, Rene Woods, Kimberly Stahl, Felicia Pratt and Samantha Martin; mother, Lillian Newman; four sisters; two brothers and two grandchildren. Shadow Mountain Mortuary. 11/29/1982.


Olin E. Martin, 78, a retired song writer, died Dec. 22, 1982, at Maricopa Medical Center. Mr. Martin, of 2211 E. Southern, was born in Jackson County, Indiana, and moved to Arizona 35 years ago. He was a member of the Elks. He is survived by his sister, Inis Barnes. Graveside services were at Greenwood Memorial Park, 2300 W. Van Buren. A. L. Moore & Sons made arrangements. 12/26/1982.

MARTIN, Robert T.

Robert T. Martin, 64, vice president and assistant manager of KOOL Radio-TV, Inc., died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1982, at his home of an apparent heart attack. He is survived by his wife, Essie; a son and a brother. The Phx Gazette 10/18/1982.

MARTIN, William

Globe -- William A. Martin, 80, who owned and operated the Old Diminion Barber Shop for 45 years before retiring in 1967, died Dec. 19, 1982. He was a native of Locksburg, Arkansas, and moved to Globe 55 years ago. He was a past exalted ruler of the Globe Elks Lodge. Wife, Mildred; daughter, Barbara Honeycutt; sons, George; a sister, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were at the Miles Mortuary Chapel in Miami. Wed., 12/22/1982.


Services for Alfredo Ruiz Martinez, 62, who worked for the city of Phoenix as a custodian, will be in Memory Lawn Mausoleum Chapel, 719 N. 27th Ave. Mr. Martinez, 909 E. Brill, was born in New Mexico and died Jan. 1, 1982, in Phoenix. He was a World War II Army veteran. He is survived by sons, Carlos and Boby; father, Bernaro Martinez; three grandchildren; two sisters and four brothers. 5-Jan-1982

MARTINEZ, Consepcion Aguilar

Consepcion Aguilar Martinez, 80, former resident of Arizona, died in California Wed., Oct. 6, 1982. Daughters, Elena Andrade and Carmelo; sons, Luis, Marcos, Librado and Porfirio; 37 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and one brother. Resthaven Memorial Park, 6290 W. Northern. 10/9/1982.


Clifton -- Frank Martinez, 55, a track laborer for Phelps Dodge, died Nov. 26, 1982, in Morenci Hospital. Mr. Martinez lived in Verde Lee and was a retired technical sergeant for the U. S. Air Force, where he worked for 22 years. He served in the Korean and Viet Nam wars. Survived by six sisters and five brothers. Services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Clifton. Caldwell Funeral Home in Clifton. 11/29/1982.


22 Feb 1943 - 19 Dec 1982
George C. Martinez, 39, of 502 W. Magnolia, a repairman with the Phoenix Water Department, died Dec. 19, 1982, at his residence. He was a Phoenix native. Survived by wife, Dolores; son, George, Jr.; mother, Socorro C.; three sisters and three brothers. Rosary at Mortensen-Kings Funeral Center. Mass was at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 909 S. First Ave. 12/21/1982.


John Martinez, 31, a self-employed dry waller, died Oct. 28, 1982, in St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. Martinez was born in Denver and moved to Arizona four years ago. He was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Angela; daughter, Cinnamon; son, Jesse; parents, Filemon and Julia Martinez; a sister and three brothers. Memorial services at Grimshaw Bloom Chapel. The AZ Republic 10/30/1982.


Jose Martinez, 80, of 330 N. 39th Drive, died Nov. 24, 1982. Mr. Martinez, a farm laborer, was born in Mexico and moved to Arizona in 1916. Wife, Manuela; children, Antonio, Gilbert, Manuel, Rosario Moreno, Maria Elena Madera, Linda Gonzalez, Martha and Cecelia Barela, and Isabel Ruiz; 24 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mass at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 909 S. First Ave. Botimer Family Mortuary. 11/27/1982.


Lisa M. Martinez, 8, a student at Manzanita School, died Thurs., Oct. 7, 1982. Parents Alex and Sharon. The Phx Gazette 9 Oct 1982.


Survived by 5 sons, Albert, Jose, Benny and Floyd of Mesa, Alfred of Mt. Vernon, Missouri; two daughters, Ramona MARQUEZ of California and Lydia BARRAZA of Mesa; one brother out of state; 35 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Rosary Friday Chapel of Roses Larry J. Melcher Mortuary. Requiem Mass Saturday Queen of Peace Church, 36 W. 1st St. Burial Mesa Cemetery. Funeral announcement in the Arizona Republic, January 8, 1982.

MARTINEZ, Soledad O.

Winslow -- Soledad O. Martinez, 78, a catechism teacher at Madre de Dios Catholic Church, died Dec. 24, 1982, at Flagstaff Medical Center. He was born in Mexico and was a Winslow resident most of her life. She was a member of the Legion of Mary. Survived by husband, Faustino; daughters, Molly Cusano and Alice Beck; sons, Faustino, Jr., and Ernest J.; a brother and 10 grandchildren. Mass was at the church. Owens Mortuary made arrangements. 12/28/1982.

MASH, Carl L.

Snowflake -- Carl L. Mash, 57, a retired operator leader with the Southwest Forest Industries papermill, died Dec. 4, 1982, at Northland Medical Center in Holbrook. Mr. Mash was a native of Durango, CO, and moved to Snowflake in 1962 from N.M. where he was employed by the Atomic Energy Commission. He was past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Montrose, CO, member of the Elks Lodge in Grand Junction, CO, and was an elder in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Survived by his wife, Clarene; daughters, Lana F. Patchett, Candice L. Free and CYnthia C. Nelson; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Knox; three sisters; a brother; and two grandchildren. 12/7/1982.

MASON, Kate L.

Kate L. Mason, 82, a homemaker, died Monday, Oct. 4, 1982, in a Valley nursing home. She was born in Van Buren, Arkansas, and moved to Arizona in 1948 from Oklahoma. Three sons, Bill, Buck, and Jim; daughters, Syble Glaze, Louise Goforth, Helen Treadway, Joan Haley; and 34 grandchildren. The Phoenix Gazette, 10/5/1982.

MASSEY, Pauline C.

Glendale -- Pauline C. Massey, 65, who moved to Arizona in 1927, died Nov. 15, 1982. Mrs. Massey, of 5743 W. Monte Cristo, was born in Collinsville, Oklahoma, and had been a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Wesley M; sons, James L. Massey and Jack K. Massey; sister, Hazel Carver; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. A.L.Moore & Sons Mortuary. 11/18/1982.

MATHESON, Richard D. "Dick"

Richard D. "Dick" Matheson, 50, died Nov. 18, 1982, in Johnson City, Tennessee. He was born in Butler, Tennessee, and was a former Phoenix resident and entertainer. He was a member of the Fish Springs Baptist Church. Survived by daughters, Kelly, Gail, Susan and Dale Ann Ford; step-daughter, Amy Cummings; step-son, John Cummings; mother, Eliza Matheson; two sisters, three brothers, and three grandchildren. Memorial Funeral Home, Elizabethton, Tennessee. 11/23/1982.


Funeral announcement only: Arrangements pending. Universal Memorial Center. 1/3/1982


No information. Funeral announcement only. 11/29/1982.

MATHIS, Mary Anne

Waddell -- Services for Mary Anne Mathis, 45, of Waddell, who lived in Arizona 42 years, were at Chapel of the Chimes, 7924 N. 59th Ave. Mrs. Mathis, who was born in Petoskey, Michigan, died Nov. 16, 1982 at Boswell Memorial Hospital in Sun City. Survivors include her husband, Jack; daughters, Sally Ann Longbons, Sandra Lee Duhigg and Jackie Marie Mathis; son, William ; father, Clifford Eugene Gilman, Sr.; two sisters, two brothers and nine grandchildren. sisters Betty Brooks, June Wayne; brothers, Gene and Clifford Gilman, Jr.; 9 grandchildren. Services Friday Chapel of the Chimes, 7924 N. 59th Ave. Interment Resthaven. Family prefers donations to the American Cancer Society. The Arizona Republic 18 November 1982.

MATTOON, Edward A.

5 Mar 1927 - Dec 1982
Edward A. Mattoon, husband of Jean; father of Mary Lou, Marie and Michael; son of Elizabeth Mattoon; son-in-law of Clarence Lusk; brother of Joyce Hoeper and Jim. Several nieces and nephews. Interment AZ Veterans Memorial Cemetery. 12/6/1982.

MAXSON, Hessie May

Winslow -- Hessie May Maxson, 86, an Arizona resident since 1948, died Dec. 14, 1982, in Phoenix. Mrs. Maxson was born in Auburn, Iowa, and is survived by her sister, Alma Tillman, and two nieces. 12/17/1982.

McANDREW, Robert C.

26 September 1898 - 19 December 1982
Prescott -- Robert C. McAndrew, 84, a retired machinist with the Arizona Highway Department, died Dec. 19, 1982, at Hillside Care Center. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and moved to Phoenix in 1918 and to Prescott in 1973. He is survived by his wife, Ruby, and three nephews. Arizona Ruffner Funeral Home. 12/21/1982.

McBRAYER, Major B.

Major B. McBrayer, 80, a longtime employee of the Creighton School District, died Nov. 17, 1982. Mr. McBrayer was born in Oklahoma and moved to Phoenix in 1936. Survivors include his wife, Ana Mae; daughters, Jo Crews, Karan Wood, Gaye Floyd; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services at Camelback Sunset Chapel, 301 W. Camelback. 11/18/1982.

McCARLEY, Dorothy May

Dorothy May McCarley, 72, a 51-year Arizona resident, died Nov. 22, 1982, in St. Joseph's Hospital. Mrs. McCarley, of 16225 N. Cave Creek Road, was born in Port Orange, Florida. She is survived by her daughters, Helen Bradley and Virginia Ellington; a sister, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A. L. Moore & Sons arranged private family services. Published in The Arizona Republic Wednesday, November 24, 1982, p. D2.


Services for Ada McCarthy, 67, a homemaker, were in Botimer Family Chapel, 8646 S. Central. Mrs. McCarthy died September 28, 1982, in her home at 9636 N. 15th Ave. She was born in Indiana and moved to Arizona 22 years ago. Survivors include her husband, Gilbert; a daughter, Sally; three sons, Fred, George and Harry; four sisters and eight grandchildren. 10/1/1982.

McCARTHY, Edward J.

Edward J. McCarthy, 51, a cook for the Hambone Restaurant in Mesa for 12 years, died of cancer Monday, Oct. 4, 1982, in a Valley hospital. Services for McCarthy were in Melcher's Mortuary Chapel, Mesa. He moved to Mesa in 1960 from his native Pittsburgh where he had been a shift supervisor for the Switch & Signal Manufacturing Co. for 13 years. Survivors include two sisters, Dolores Gilliland and Joan Anne Berenschol, both of Phoenix; and three brothers, John, William and Robert, out of state; five nieces, Kim and Nicole Gibbs of Phoenix, Mary Ann Campbell of Tempe, Regina Lancaster of Simpsonville, S.C., T. C. McCarthy of Pittsburg, PA; 5 nephews, Harry D. and John D. Gibbs, both of Phoenix, Eddie, David, and Jerry Campbell, all of Phoenix. Burial Mesa Cemetery. The Phoenix Gazette, 10/6/1982.

McCARTHY, Gilbert

Gilbert McCarthy, 72, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1982, in a Valley hospital. He was born in Indiana and moved to Arizona 22 years ago. He had been a furniture upholsterer. A daughter, Sally; sons, Fred, George, Harry and nine grandchildren survive. The Phx Gazette 22 Oct 1982.

McCARTY, Edith M.

Edith M. McCarty, 77, a homemaker, moved to Sun City 14 years ago from her native Colorado. She died Monday, Oct. 11, 1982. Son, Lawrence; a brother; a sister; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren survive. The Phoenix Gazette 10/13/1982.

McCARTY, Edward J. "Mac"

Edward J. "Mac" McCarty, 57, a 31-year employee of the AMC Jeep Corporation in Toledo, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 1982, at his residence. Mr. McCarty, of 3535 W. Camelback, was born in Toledo and movved to Phoenix in 1978. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 29 and was a World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife, Joan; mother, Rose Witkowski; stepdaughters, Sandra Maxwell, Susan Ray and Patricia Barnes; stepsons, John and Timothy Murphy; a stepsister and stepbrother; and five grandchildren. Graveside services were at Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Shadow Mountain Mortuary made arrangements. The Arizona Republic Sunday, December 5, 1982.

McCARTY, Wilson Hunt

20 February 1902 - October 1982
Wilson Hunt McCarty, 80, husband of Lois A; father of Tom H. McCarty, Phoenix, Allen "Bud" McCarty, Sierra Vista; brother of Ellen Bry (?) Ivanhoe, California; Harry and Clifford E. McCarty. Services conducted by J. Truman Webb First Baptist Church, Florence, Arizona. Graveside services and interment at Greenwood Memorial Park, Phoenix. Arrangements made by A. L. Moore & Sons. The Phoenix Gazette 10/6/1982.

McCLASKEY, Raymond H.

Raymond H. McClaskey, 62, a printer for The Phoenix Gazette/The Arizona Republic for 21 years, died Sun., Oct. 24, 1982. He moved to Phoenix in 1961 from his native Iowa and was a member of the Cross In The Desert United Methodist Church. He served in the Army during World War II and received a Purple Heart and three Bronze Stars for his tour of duty in Europe. Survivors include his wife, Beth; daughter, Nelda Barlo; sons, Dana, Gary, Mark; mother, Earlea Kiter; and eight grandchildren. Interment Phoenix Memorial Park. The Phx Gazette 10/26/1982.

McCORMICK, Flossie

Flossie McCormick, 83, was born in Kansas City, Kansas, and moved to Arizona 15 years ago. She died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1982. Daughter, Alma SOUTHARD; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Published in the Phoenix Gazette 10/21/1982.

McDONALD, Martin D.

Martin D. McDonald, 86, wife, Ola; daughters, Audrey WARINER, Lois TIBBET, Marilyn BUTLER, The Phoenix Gazette, 10/4/1982.


Central -- Ruth N. McDonough, 63, died Nov. 14, 1982, at her home on Websters Hill in Central. Mrs. McDonough was born in Texas and moved to Phoenix in 1956. Survived by daughter, Martha Brodkey; a sister; two brothers; and three grandchildren. Services were at Caldwell Chapel of the Valley. 11/18/1982.

McDOUGALL, Beulah Clanton

Beulah Clanton McDougall, 83, a homemaker, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 1982. She was a native of Arizona and member of the First Families of Arizona. She is survived by her husband, Leslie. The Phx Gazette 10/18/1982.

McFADIN, Ruben

28 Jan 1916 - Dec 1982
Ruben McFadin, 66, was born in Amber, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix 37 years ago. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the VFW. Survived by sisters, Alice Sims and Nellie Hurts; brothers, Lee and Clinton. 12/9/1982.


James T. McFarland, 82, was born in Philadelphia and died Sat., Oct. 2, 1982, in a Valley nursing home. wife, Cressida; son, Wayne. Mountain View Memorial Gardens, 7900 E. Apache Trail. The Phoenix Gazette, 10/5/1982.

McGINNIS, Bertie

Cottonwood -- Services for Bertie McGinnis, 93, who died Jan. 3, 1982, at Marcus Lawrence Memorial Hospital were at the Westcott Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. McGinnis, a native of Decatur, Texas, was a homemaker who moved to Arizona from Oklahoma in 1937. She moved here in 1959. Survivors include four daughters, Edna White, Linnie Sies, Joyce Perrin and Opal Snodgrass; three sons, Ernest, Edward and William; 16 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great-grandchildren. 6-Jan-1982

McGINNITY, Jeanne I.

Jeanne I. McGinnity, 75, an Arizona resident for ten years, died Nov. 25, 1982, at Beverly Manor. She was born in Switzerland and moved here from New Jersey. She is survived by nieces and nephews. St. Clement's Catholic Church, Sun City. Lundberg Mortuary. 11/28/1982.

McGOVERN, Myrtle

Myrtle McGovern, 95, an Arizona resident for 13 years, died Nov. 27, 1982, in a Valley hospital. Mrs. McGovern was born in Colorado and resided in Phoenix. She is survived by her granddaughters, Charlotte Belluzzi and Claudette Berech. Graveside services were 3 p.m. Tuesday at Green Acres Cemetery. Botimer Family Mortuary made the arrangements. Published in the Arizona Republic December 1, 1982.

McGRAW, M. Virginia

M. Virginia McGraw, 80, a retired interior designer, died Dec. 16, 1982. Mrs. McGraw was born in Keedysville, MD, and moved to Phoenix from New York in 1971. She served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. She was a member of the Phoenix Women's Club and the Order of Eastern Star. Survived by her brother, William F. Snively; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 12/19/1982.

McGUCKIN, Marlene F.

Marlene F. McGuckin, 51, was born in Illinois and came to Mesa 25 years ago from St. Louis, Missouri. She died Friday, Oct. 8, a982. sons, John Charles, Richard Louis, Jerome Jude; daughters, Catherine Ann Stephens, Maureen Ann Barwick, Margaret Ann Bunten; mother, Katie Schwartz; two brothers; two sisters; grandchildren. Mass at All Saints Catholic Church. The Phx Gazette 10/9/1982.

McKAY, Frances E.

21 Dec 1889 - 27 Oct 1982
Frances E. McKay, who had been an Army nurse, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 1982, in a Valley nursing home. Services for Mrs. McKay were private. She was born in Fresno, Calif., and moved to Arizona in 1919. She was founder, first commander and a life member of the Hazel Morton Post of the American Legion. She also was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1 of Phoenix. The Phoenix Gazette 10/29/1982.

McKEE, Gerald W.

Mesa -- Memorial services for Gerald W. McKee, 69, were at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 322. N. Horne. Mr. McKee, 32 W. Sixth Pl., died Nov. 14, 1982, in Mesa Lutheran Hospital. He was born in Clarinda, Iowa, and moved to Mesa in 1963. He was a contractor and carpenter and was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Ann M., sister, Hazel Kendall of Lenox, Iowa. Burial in Clarinda, Iowa. Larry J. Melcher Mortuary. 11/25/1982.

McKEEVER, Rosemary

Rosemary McKeever, 67, who had worked in the credit department of Barrow's Furniture Co. 10 years after moving here 29 years ago from her native Chicago, died Jan. 2, 1982, in Good Samaritan Hospital. Survivors of Mrs. McKeever, 2535 E. Campbell, include her husband, James J.; children, Kathleen Saliba, Patricia Garcia, Rosemary Boertman, James and John; and seven grandchildren. Mass was Tuesday in St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, where she was a member of Sodality, Whitney & Murphy Funeral Homes made arrangements. Interment St. Francis Cemetery. Published in the Arizona Republic, Wednesday, January 6, 1982. 1/4-6/1982

McKELLIPS, Gordon Wayne

Gordon Wayne McKellips, 67, a farmer, rancher and land developer for 40 years, died Nov. 18, 1982, in Sharp Cabrillo in San Diego. Mr. McKellips, 920 W. Monte Vista, was born in Belpit, Kansas, and moved to Phoenix in 1967. Husband of Eunice "Fife", father of G. Wayne McKellips and Robert A. McKellips; seven grandchildren. Interment Greenwood Memorial Park. 11/21/1982.

McKENZIE, Genevieve

21 Feb 1916 - 21 Jan 1982
Picacho -- Genevieve McKenzie, 65, of Picacho, a native of Globe, died Jan. 21, 1982, in her daughter's Tucson home. Survivors include daughters, Dorthea Ybarra and Glenda; two brothers; a sister; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A.L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. Burial at Greenwood Memorial Park. The AZ Republic Feb. 1, 1982.

McKINNEY, Bill Eugene

Show Low -- Bill Eugene McKinney, 54, a construction coordinator at Tucson Electric Power's plant at Springerville, died Dec. 19, 1982, at his home in Show Low. Mr. McKinney was a native of Cherokee, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix in 1954 from California. He also was a project coordinator for 20 years for AiResearch. He is survived by his wife, Buena; sons, Michael, Bill of California and Danny of Glendale; mother, Buelah Swigart (spelled Swiggart of Calif. in funeral announcement); a brother, Frank, of Calif.; and four grandchildren. Services were at Lundberg's White Rose Chapel, Glendale. Interment Resthaven. 12/22/1982.


Harry L. McKissick, 53, who worked for a motor supply company, died Friday, Oct. 22, 1982, in a Valley hospital. Services for McKissick, a Phoenix resident, were today. He was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania, and moved to Arizona 21 years ago. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; his children, Lyn Robert Eakin and David Eakin and Daniel, Micael and John McKissick; and five grandchildren. The Phoenix Gazette 10/29/1982.

McLAUGHLIN, Philip Vincent

Survived by son, Neal, Anaheim, California; daughters, Jeanne Welty, Phoenix, Mrs. Thomas Mullen, S. Hamilton, Massachusetts; 23 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Private cremation. Arrangements by Messinger Mortuary, Scottsdale. Published in The Arizona Republic Friday, January 1, 1982.

McMAIN, Wesley K.

Wesley K. McMain, 59, a sales supervisor with Circle K Corp. died Dec. 26, 1982. He was born in Bloomfield, Iowa, and moved to Arizona 25 years ago. He is survived by his daughter, Margorie DuBrawa; a sister, and a grandchild. Memorial services were at Grimshaw Bethany Chapel. 12/28/1982.

McMillan, Nellie N.

25 Feb 1894 - 27 Dec 1982
Nellie N. McMillan, 88, of 3136 E. Corrine Dr., died Dec. 27, 1982, in Phoenix. Mrs. McMillan was born in Plymouth, Illinois, and moved to Arizona from Oklahoma in 1922. She was a member of Paradise Valley Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Edwin; daughter, Theda M. Reardon; sons, Millard, Pat, John and Gale; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were at Mercer Mortuary, 1541 E. Thomas. 12/29/1982.

McMILLEN, Charles Harold

Charles Harold McMillen, 59, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 1982. He had been a heavy equipment operator for the U. S. government and had served in the Army during World War II. He was a member of Freeway Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Sarah; a son, Charles, Jr.; and two grandsons. The Phx Gazette 18 Oct 1982.

McNELLA, William L.

William L. McNella, 68, of 4124 W. Vineyard, who had been an accountant, died December 31, 1981, in Good Samaritan Hospital. Mr. McNella came to Phoenix in 1961 from his native Illinois. He was a member of the American Legion and was a volunteer for St. Luke's Hospital Out-patient and Rehabilitation Center. Services at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 4715 N. Central. Funeral Announcement: McNeela {sic}, William L., 68, uncle of James S. McNeela {sic}, New River, Arizona. Services conducted by Father Charles Fabing in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Rosary Chapel of Memories, A.L. Moore & Sons. 3-Jan-1982

McNORTON, Albert Henry

Albert Henry McNorton, 85, a retired Salt River Project employee, died Dec. 3, 1982. He was born in Oklahoma and moved to Arizona from Texas in 1945. Daughters, Dorothy Peacock, Adgie Jones and Louise Mason; two sisters; five grandchildren. 12/5/1982.

McNULTY, Stephen John

Stephen John McNulty, 16, a junior at Horizon High School, died Nov. 14, 1982, at his home. Stephen was born in South Weymouth, Mass; parents, David and Priscilla McNulty; sister, Jacqueline; brothers, Kenneth and Douglas; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Oman and Mr. and Mrs. John McNulty. Shadow Mountain Mortuary. Services were at La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church, Scottsdale. 11/17/1982.

McNUTT, Brenda

Brenda McNutt, 15, a student at Buckeye Union High School, was born in Scottsdale and died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1982, in her Rainbow Valley home. father, Gary McNutt, mother, Janice Durham; a sister; two brothers; and grandmothers survive. Published in the Phoenix Gazette 10/14/1982.

McPHEE, Clifford Lewis

Sun City -- Services for Clifford lewis McPhee, 93, who came here in 1980 from Cleveland, where he had been an auditor for City Services Oil Co., were in Menke Funeral Home, 12420 N. 103rd Ave. Mr. McPhee, 9619 Pineridge Dr, was born in Buffalo, N.Y., and died Jan. 30, 1982, in Glendale Samaritan Hospital. He is survived by daughters, Lucille (James) Owens of Sun City and Doris Rafter of TX; a grandson and a great-grandson. Interment Sunland Memorial Park. The AZ Republic Feb. 3, 1982.

McPHERSON, Harold E.

Globe -- Services for Harold E. McPherson, 74, who died January 2, 1982, at Gila General Hospital, were at the Miles Chapel. Mr. McPherson was a native of Chillicothe, Illinois, and had been a resident of Globe for 52 years. He was a retired accountant for the Ford Motor Co. here. Survivors include his wife, Grace; a son, Larry; three daughters, Karen Lawrence, Linda Hereford and Ellen Dyer; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 5-Jan-1982

McPOLAND, Gifford

Cottonwood -- Gifford E. McPoland, 67, of Cottonwood, a retired chef, died Jan. 27, 1982, in the Tucson Medical Center. Mr. McPoland was born in Portland, Oregon, and came to Arizona in 1955. Graveside services were at Valley View Cemetery in Clarkdale. Westcott Funeral Home. The AZ Republic Feb. 1, 1982.

McRAE, Laura M.

Tempe -- Laura Morris McRae, 84, a former Arizona state legislator and supporter of legislation to aid handicapped and underprivileged children, died Dec. 18, 1982, at her home in Tempe. Mrs. McRae was born in Safford, graduated from Snowlfake Academy and was first elected to the legislature in 1939. She introduced a bill that established the Crippled Children's Convalescent Center in Tempe and attended the first White House Conference on Children and Youth by invitation of then-President Truman. The facility for the mentally retarded, originally the Arizona Children's Colony at Coolidge, was the result of Mrs. McRae's bills. She was a nurse's aide during World War II and had served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Northern States. Mrs. McRae is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charles L. (Jean) Hardy and Mrs. George C. (Joyce) Bennion; a son, Robert; 19 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Graveside service was held in Thatcher Cemetery. Shumway's Lakeshore Mortuary. Wed., 12/22/1982.

McWHIRT, Andrew "Andy"

Buckeye -- Andrew "Andy" McWhirt, 79, a farmer near Buckeye, died Nov. 21, 1982, at Maryvale Samaritan Hospital. Mr. McWhirt was born in Colorado and moved to Arizona 56 years ago. He had owned a jewelry shop in Ajo. Services were at Buckeye Funeral Home. 11/25/1982.

McWILLIAM, Claude A.

30 May 1893 - 6 Oct 1982
Claude A. McWilliam, 89, a self-employed carpenter and World War I veteran, died Wed., Oct. 6, 1982, at his home in Mesa. He was born in Jefferson County, Iowa, and moved to Arizona 17 years ago from Wyoming. Wife, Bonnie; a son, Elmer; three daughters, Frances Jefferson, Midge Burns and Alta Roby; ten grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services were in East Mesa Seventh Day Adventist Church, 111 N. 72nd St. The Phoenix Gazette 10/8/1982.

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