Obituaries - April 4, 2014

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Betty Lynn Horn

Betty Lynn Horn, 90, of Avondale died March 31, 2014, in Sun City.

Mrs. Horn was born March 27, 1924, in Amarillo, Texas, to Charles and Ida Wade.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Charles Roberts Horn Sr.

She is survived by three sons, Charles Roberts Horn Jr., Dennis Wade Horn and Donald Ray Horn; one sister, Virginia Finley; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. with a funeral service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Epworth United Methodist Church, 4802 N. 59th Ave., Phoenix.

Burial will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Condolences can be sent to www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com.

 

Dolores Jean Robinson MacLeod

Dolores Jean Robinson MacLeod, 81, of Litchfield Park died April 3, 2014, in Phoenix.

Mrs. MacLeod was born Oct. 1, 1932, in Chicago.

She moved to Arizona in 1959.

She worked as a physical therapist in private practice for 35 years.

She was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Litchfield Park.

She was preceded in death by one son, William Gregory MacLeod; and one granddaughter.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert Bruce MacLeod II; one daughter, Lorraine Lea MacLeod Ward of Avondale; four sons, Robert L. MacLeod, Daniel T. MacLeod, Donald B. MacLeod of Bainbridge, Wash., and Timothy I. MacLeod of Buckeye; one brother, Terrance Robinson; and 13 grandchildren.

Services will be held Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 400 S. Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park.

Memorials may be made to United Blood Services.

 

Krystal L. Mink

Krystal L. (nee Harrison) Mink, 29, of Avondale died March 31, 2014, in Avondale.

Mrs. Mink was born July 6, 1984, in Tucson to Eric and Anamarie Harrison.

She is survived by her husband, Jason William Mink; one sister, Krystine Botkin; one brother, Eric Harrison Jr.; her parents, Eric and Anamarie Harrison; and her grandparents, Robert and Della Harrison.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. April 7 at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. April 8 at Holy Cross Cemetery, 10045 W. Thomas Road, Avondale.

Condolences can be sent to www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com.

 

Charlene Smith

Charlene Smith, 65, of Tolleson died March 17, 2014.

Mrs. Smith was born Jan. 19, 1949, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., to Thomas and Santina DeFazio.

She moved to Arizona in 1950.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Philip Smith; one son, Cody Smith; one sister, Rose Cervenak; and one granddaughter.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday.

 

Precilla M. Vallecillo

Precilla M. Vallecillo, 67, of Tolleson died March 27, 2014.

Mrs. Vallecillo was born Jan. 29, 1947, in Phoenix to Leonard and Rosella Moya.

She is survived by three daughters, Rosie, Angela and Gracie; one step-daughter, Mary Louise; one brother, Ruben; one sister, Frances; and seven grandchildren.

A visitation will be held at 9 a.m. with a rosary recital at 10 a.m. and a funeral Mass celebrated at 11 a.m. today at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 512 N. 93rd Ave., Tolleson.

Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Avondale.

Condolences can be sent to www.advantagefunerals.com.

 

Mariano Cisneros Zaragoza

Mariano Cisneros Zaragoza, 76, formerly of Tolleson, died April 1, 2014, in Peoria.

Mr. Zaragoza was born July 18, 1937, in Douglas to Mariano and Paula Zaragoza.

He worked for the Postal Service for 30 years.

He served in the Air Force for four and a half years and served several years in the National Guard.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia; two brothers, Mario and Ismael; one sister, Delfi Cordova; seven daughters, Susan Lopez, Donna Gray, Judi Zaragoza; Lisa Cardenas; Sandra Jachymowski; Geri Giangarra and Julie Ward; one son, James Tweet; 23 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. April 9 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix.

A celebration of life will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. April 10 at the Sun Air Estates Recreation Center, 9600 N. 94th Lane, Peoria.

Memorials may be made to wwww.giveforward.com.

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