Cherrie Lynn McKee Shaw
Cherrie Lynn McKee Shaw was born in Buckeye AZ to Joseph E McKee and Novella M Powers McKee on April 1, 1960. She was preceded in death by Joseph E McKee 2013 father, grandpar- ents Robert L Powers and Frieda J Powers, Ora J McKee & Charity b McKee, father in law Jim Shaw, brother in law Richard Martinelli & Niece An- gela Martinelli Warner. Survived by son Joshua Shaw & wife Rosemary son Jeremy Shaw. Also survived by Mother Novella McKee, & Mother in law Donavee Shaw, sister Gloria McKee Sk- aggs, brother in law Eddie Skaggs sister Cindey McKee Martinelli. Cherrie has four Grandchildren Joshua Jr., Allyssa, Angelica & Nicky. Cherrie has nieces and neph- ews Todd & Angie Skaggs, Justin and Keri Skaggs, Steph- en and Nicole Martinelli, Trevor and Jennifer Skaggs, and Alisha Martinelli. Cherrie went home to be with Her Lord Jesus on Oc- tober 31, 2017 in Abrazo Hospital in Avondale with her family at her bedside.
Joseph T. Alvarez
Joseph T. Alvarez, 27, of Phoenix, unexpectedly passed away Octo- ber 28, 2017 in Goodyear. He is survived by his parents, Ros- anna M. Alvarez (Andres G. Luna, Jr.) and Angel C. Alvarez; six sib- lings, Angel, Christopher, Athena, Dominic, Melissa, and Christina; his girlfriend, Bertha Barrios; his lifelong companion/pet, Bucket; twelve nieces and nephews who lovingly called him “Uncle Joe Joe”; as well as his grandmothers, Mildred Martinez and Eva Al- varez. He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Joe Martinez and Albert Alvarez. Joseph had a strong love and commitment to family, friends, animals, and help- ing others. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Avenidas Funeral Chapel, funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Our Lady of Fatima with burial to follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery. Condolences may be made at Avenidasfuneral chapel.com
David Vickers passed away suddenly Octo- ber 27, 2017. He was an amazing man loved and respected by many. He was very intelligent and mastered any- thing he set his mind to such as flying ultra- lights, refinishing cars, Harley's, target shoot- ing to name a few. He had a heart of gold and was always willing to help family, friends and neighbors in any way he could. He was a Vietnam Army Veter- an and was proud to serve. David retired from Parker Air & Fuel Division in 2004 as Supervisor of Manufacturing Engineer- ing. David is survived by daughters Lenay Hughes and Denise Vickers-Covarrubias. He also had a son David Vickers who pre- ceded him in death in 1992. Two brothers John Undiano and Paul Undiano and one sister Mary Undiano. His sisters Laura Vickers, Julia Shaw and Diana Undiano preceded him in death. David had 9 grand children one of who preceded him, Damion Vickers and 5 great grand children. His life was celebrated on November 13, 2017 at Greer mor- tuary and at the VA cemetery.
John Ambrose Dean
John Ambrose Dean, age 85, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tues- day, October 17, 2017 in Buckeye, Ari zona. He was born in Watertown, New York on December 19, 1931 to Charles and Myrtle Dean. He attended parochial schools in the Watertown area. After marrying his wife, Mary Ellen, in 1960, he moved to California and worked as a super- visor at Associated Springs Corp. for 32 years. John loved to fish and travel in his motorhome. John is survived by his devoted wife, Mary Ellen; his five daughters, Diana Lou, Debra Lee, Alicia Ellen, Jean- ine Louise and Annette Ruth; his 16 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. John will be dearly missed, and he will remain in our hearts forever.
Lawrence N. Laine
Lawence N. Laine passed away at Palm Valley Rehabilitation Care Cen- ter in Goodyear, AZ on Nov. 5th 2017 after a brief battle with a rare cancer. He was born on Oct. 30, 1942 in Aber- deen, WA to Elmer and Agnes Laine. He graduated from Ocosta High School, Westport, WA in 1961 and re- ceived an AA in Accounting from North Seattle Com- munity College in 1976. He served in the US Air Force from 1962 to 1966 and served 2 of the 4 years overseas. He had achieved the rank of Sergeant by the time of his Honorable Discharge in 1968. Larry was preceded in death by his father and mother, his brother George and sister Marlene Trail. He is sur- vived by his wife Valerie and son Shannon of Goodyear, AZ, his brother Kenneth Schick of Seattle, WA, sister Susan Jackson of Sacramento, CA and nephews in WA state and Denver, CO. A Memorial Service was held at Trinity Lutheran Church, November 11th 2017. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences can be left at www.ThompsonFu- neralChapel.com.
Cruz M. Lizarraga
Cruz M. Lizarraga, age 65, of Orrville, OH, went home to be with the Lord and his wife on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster, following a period of declining health. Cruz was born on May 3, 1952, in Tolleson, to the late Rafael and Anita (Moreno) Lizar- raga. He married Deborah Ann Edds on August 17, 1976, at the Rittman Church of Christ. Deborah passed away on March 29, 2005. He worked as a meat cutter for Giant Eagle in Wadsworth, Fairlawn and Barberton for 29 years, re- tiring in April 1, 2017. Cruz was a member and evangelist for The Church in Creston. He enjoyed his work as an evangelist, go- ing for drives, and spending time with his family. He especially loved his time with his grandchildren. Surviving are nine sons, Roman (Melinda) Lizarraga of Doylestown, Santiago (Renae) Lizarraga of Orrville, Xavier Lizarraga of Wadsworth, Cruz B. (Caitlin) Lizar- raga of Congress, Sergio Lizarraga of Orrville, Andres (Brittany) Lizarraga of Doylestown, Elias Lizarraga of Orrville, Jeremias (Roanda) Lizarraga of Wadsworth, and Aaron Lizarraga of Rittman; two daughters, De- borah "Hannah" Lizarraga, and Raquel Lizarraga, both of Orrville; two brothers, Luis (Nancy) Lizarraga of Avondale, and Larry (Olga) Lizarraga of Tolleson; four sisters, Vera Mendoza of Tolleson, Virginia (Fernando) Castillo of Phoenix, AZ, Mary (Mario) Zaragosa of Avondale, and Ernestina Beruman of Avondale; in- laws, G. Clifford and Patricia Edds of Rittman; and 22 grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, he was pre- ceded in death by his son, Gabriel Lizzaraga; and brother, Rafeal Lizarraga. Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1556 Rex Drive, Orrville. Burial will take place at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Sterling. Friends may call on Saturday at the church from 9:30 am to 11:00 am prior to the service. Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the ar- rangements. Online registry and expressions of con- dolence may be made at the funeral home's web site at www.aublefuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to defray funeral costs c/o Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Or- rville, OH, 44667.
Joan Doris Dart
Joan Doris Dart, 84, of Goodyear, AZ passed away peacefully in the early af- ternoon of November 1, 2017. Joan was born in Nebraska City, NE. She was the oldest of six children born to Robert and Mabel Guilliatt. She graduated high school and met and married her first husband Donald L. Perkins. In 1957 they moved with their four children to So. California. She divorced in 1968 and in 1982 met Raymond Dart. They married and moved to Goodyear, AZ. Joan was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award by President Obama for her work with Sewing for Babies, The City of Goodyear Ballpark and G.A.I,N. and for fos- tering over fifty Foster Children. She was preceded in death by her husbands Donald L. Perkins and Raymond K. Dart and by her son Donald L. Perkins II and daughter Cheri D. Mendelson. She is sur- vived by her daughters Caren (Steve) Bolinger and Cindi (Michael) Hunt, ten grandchildren and nine great grand- children. Joan had a life-long passion for sewing and also en- joyed walking, dogs and camping. She was kind and lov- ing and many called her a “great lady” because of all she did. She will be missed by many.
Samuel Ochoa, age 57 of Avondale died October 30, 2017 in Phoenix. He was born June 12, 1960 in Jaripo, Michoacan, Mex- ico to Samuel Ochoa and Consuelo Manzo. Samuel is survived by three daughters, Karla, Cindy and Drew Ochoa; a son, Samy Ochoa; mother, Consuelo Manzo; sisters, Imelda, Lulu, Chela, and Paola Ochoa; brothers, Jose, Ignacio, Javier, Rodolfo, Luis, Hugo and Carlos Ochoa and five grandchildren. Services were held November 4, 2017. The family sug- gests that donations be made to St Jude Children’s Re- search Hospital at www.stjude.org. Condolences for the family may be left at www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Fu- neral Chapel in Goodyear, AZ.