ANTHONY, Dale, 65, passed into the Lord’s presence March 5, 1998. Survived by beloved wife, Jean, married 45 years; devoted daughters, Loree (Dennis) Collins, Marilee (Brian) Fitzgerald, Barbee (John) Kati and Teree (Wade) Harper; and cherished grandchildren, Lacee, Angelee, Mollee, Chelsee, Britnee, Joey, Slater, Stanton and Malyree as well as many other loving family members and friends. He was a thoughtful loving person who was devoted to his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Memorial Service 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 750 W. Chapala Dr. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to Carondelet Hospice, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, or the American Cancer Society.
BURNS, Mary, 79, died peacefully at St.Joseph Carondelet Hospice, Tucson. Mary was born on December 10, 1919 in Buckhaven, County Fife, Scotland. ”Aunt Mary”, as she was fondly known, moved to Canada in 1951 where she worked as a public health nurse in northern Ontario and Drumheller, Alberta. Due to health problems, it was suggested she moved to a hot, dry climate, which brought her to Arizona in the early 1960s. Mary nursed at Sells and San Xavier and was devoted to the Tohono O’odham people. They affectionately called her the ”nurse who speaks with funny tongue”. Mary’s work also took her to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she nursed with the Indian people there. In the mid 1970s she returned to Arizona and attended University, graduating with a Master’s degree in Nursing. She worked as a geriatric nurse until her retirement in 1988. Mary continued to work as a volunteer at Villa Maria Care Center. In 1996, as a result of health problems, Mary moved into an apartment at Villa Maria and later moved to the nursing home there. Mary will be remembered and missed for her spirit, caring, and storytelling. The love and prayers of her family in Scotland and Canada will go with her. Mary’s family would like to express their gratitude for the friendship, prayers, and support of her friends in Tucson. Thank you to Father Wagner and Father Moore for their assistance. Special thanks to the staff of Villa Maria Care Center, St.Joseph Carondelet Hospital and Hospice for all their care and kindness. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Prayers will be held on Monday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 1946 E. Lee. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, March 10 at 10:00 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Church. Burial will follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by VALLEY FUNERAL HOME.
CARTER, Sue Kaveloh, 95, of Tucson, AZ, passed away at Holy Family Hospice on March 5, 1998 with her family gathered around. She was born on October 6, 1902 in Illinois and was a resident of Tucson since 1939. She was preceded in death by her husband’s, William Kaveloh and Paul Carter; two brothers, Frank and Darrel; sisters, Anna, Beatrice and Gladys; granddaughter, Kristy Kaveloh. She is survived by sister, Pat Hankins of Carbondale, IL; son, Robert (Jean) Kaveloh; grandson, Robert Jr.; granddaughter, Susan; son, William (Marion) Kaveloh; granddaughter, Diane Brown; grandson, Todd and Scott and seven great-grandchildren, all of Tucson. Services, 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY CHAPEL, 5401 S. Park Ave. Interment at South Lawn Park. Friends may call March 9, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
COPPOLA, Ernest, 84, died March 7, 1998. Father of Diana (Douglas) Mills of Tucson; brother of Louis Coppola, Virginio Coppola, and Freddy Coppola. Mass will be offered at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 5150 N. Valley View Dr. Burial will be in Holy Hope Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, March 9, 1998 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway.
KELLY, Jane, 78, died Friday, March 6, 1998 in Tucson. Survived by one sister, Margaret (Jack) Kelly Smith of Tubac, AZ; two nephews, Gary (Susan) Murtagh of New Hampshire; Christopher (Trish) Murtagh of Massachusetts; one niece, Jane Anne (Michael) Smeglim of Massachusetts; several great-nieces and -nephews. Preceded in death by sister, Anarita. Visitation will be Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., March 9, 1998 at WOLFREY PEACE CHAPEL, with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at 8:30 a.m. at St. Pius X, 1800 N. Camino Pio Decimo, with Entombment to follow at Our Lady of the Desert. Arrangements by WOLFREY PEACE CHAPEL, 5225 E. Speedway. 881-0338
O’TOOLE, Charles F. ”Charlie”, 67, died March 6, 1998. Father of Barbara Anderson of Jonesboro, AR, David Bahn of Baton Rouge, LA, and Robert Bahn of Jonesboro, AR. Brother-in-law of Elaine Welch of Holyoke, MA. Six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Service 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway. Interment of Cremains, 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 11, 1998 at Desert Vista Cemetery with B.P.O. Elks Lodge #2532 officiating. Contributions in Charles O’Toole’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, Southern Arizona Chapter, 5325 E. Pima, Tucson, Arizona 85712.
RYAN, Jennie Parrish, was born October 11, 1919 in Orlando, Florida. She was the only daughter of eight children born to William Byrd Parris and Emma Leonard Parrish. Mrs. Ryan, widowed in 1990, held a B.S. degree in business administration from Florida A&M University where she also served as secretary to the business manager. During her career she also served as secretary to the President, Albany State College, Albany, Georgia; secretary to the chairman of the Department of Physics, Howard University; administrative assistant and director of American University Center, and secretary to the American Ambassador to Cameroun, West Africa. Jennie moved to Tucson in 1974 when husband Henry (Hank) Ryan retired from his career in the Foreign Service. During her years in Tucson, she worked with children at several TUSD schools. She especially enjoyed visiting schools, during Black History month, with a display of artifacts and tales of her experience over fourteen years living in West Africa. Her civic activities included active membership in the Tucson Chapter of The Links, Inc., the Alpha Kappa Sorority, Inc., The Tucson Urban League, and the NAACP. She succumbed on March 4, 1998, due to complications from an earlier surgery. To mourn her loss are daughter, Cathy Ryan Rickel of Tucson; and son, Ronald Ryan of El Paso, Texas; a brother, Basil Parrishof Orlando, Florida; three grandchildren, Sean Mears, Brad Rickel, and Aaron Ryan; a host of other relatives and many, many friends. A Funeral Service will be held for Mrs. Ryan on Tuesday, March 10 at 11:00 a.m. The Service will be held at ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd. The Service will be followed by interment at South Lawn Cemetery, 5401 S. Park Ave. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Hank and Jennie Ryan Education Fund, c/o the Tucson Urban League, 2305 S. Park Ave., Tucson, AZ 85713.
Jone Sonya Meola
Passed to heaven
March 9, 1997
I am not there…
Do not stand at my grave & weep. I am not there I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on the snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumns rain. When you awaken in the mornings hush. I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave & cry. I am not there, I did not die…
We Love You Jone Meola,
Forever & a day
With all our Heart & Soul,
Unselfishly & Unconditionally
We all miss you…
Richard, Charles, Nick,
Paul, Christopher, Barbara,