BRASWELL, Neal, born January 6, 1912 entered into eternal life on July 26, 2007. Neal retired from El Paso Natural Gas Company. He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy. He is survived by his two daughters, Jerry Little (Robert) and Carrie Anway; grandchildren, Sarg, Brad and Blairr Little; four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2007 at EAST LAWN PALMS CHAPEL, 5801 E. Grant Road with interment to follow.
CARR, Jeremy Loren, age 23, passed away on July 27, 2007 in Tucson, Arizona. He was survived by his fiancé, Jennifer Chapman; his mom, Lorraine Klienfelter; three brothers and four sisters, six nieces and nephews. A private memorial service will be held.
Dorothy R. Findysz
Born February 5, 1910 in Chicago, IL, passed away July 25, 2007 in Tucson, AZ. She was a Tucson resident for many years. Preceded in death by her parents, husband and two sons. She is survived by a granddaughter, two great-grandsons, ten step-grandchildren, two daughters-in-law and many friends. She had a very happy life and will be missed by all. A visitation will be held Sunday, July 29th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 30th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, 1800 N. Camino Pio Decimo with entombment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
O’RIELLY, Joseph H., III “Mike”, June 17, 1926 – July 19, 2007. Mike died early Thursday morning after a short battle with cancer, surrounded by the family he loved. He was the husband of 56 years to Janet Edmonds O’Rielly. Father to Ann O’Rielly, Robert O’Rielly and wife, Elizabeth, Ryan O’Rielly and Matthew O’Rielly and wife, Lisa. He was proud grandfather to Lance Cpl. Miles E. O’Rielly of the US Marines, Trevor O’Rielly, Jake and Madison O’Rielly. He is also survived by his sister, Kate O’Rielly of Tucson, AZ and close cousin, Jeri Ryan of Santa Rosa and also cousins, Patricia Pettis and R.B. “Buck” O’Rielly of Tucson. He was a long time active member of the Bohemian Club where he made many lifelong friends. A Memorial Mass was celebrated on Thursday, July 26, 10:00 a.m. at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Sonoma. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.
Roy Grayson Post
passed away peacefully July 23, 2007 in Tucson, AZ after a hard fought battle with cancer. Born in Asherton, Texas in 1923 and raised in Edinburg, Texas, he was the fourth of five children born to Ruth Grisham Post and Albert Kendall Post. He married Kate Jordan (Becky) in 1946. He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1944, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1952 from the University of Texas. In the interim of these degrees, he served during WWII as a member of the Manhattan Project in Chicago. Dr. Post dedicated his professional life to applied research and later to teaching in the field of nuclear engineering and nuclear waste management. He was an engineer at General Electric Co. in Richland, Washington starting in 1952, and in 1956 moved to Texas Instruments in Richardson, Texas. In 1961 he joined the faculty of the University of Arizona as Professor of Nuclear Engineering, where he continued until becoming professor emeritus in 1988. He authored over 100 publications in the field of nuclear engineering, as well as edited books on nuclear fuel reprocessing and radioactive waste management. He served as editor of the journal Nuclear Technology from 1969 until 1988. He was founding chief executive of the Waste Management Symposia, Inc, sponsor of the annual international Waste Management conference held in Tucson, AZ from 1973 until 2007. The Roy G. Post Foundation is a non-profit corporation formed by his students, peers and protégés to provide scholarships to students to develop careers in the safe management of nuclear materials and to participate in the annual Waste Management Symposium. A dedicated husband and father, he is survived by his wife Becky, his children Ruth Jean McCloskey, Jack K. Post, Carol Beth Post and Martha Ann Post, his grandchildren Myndi, Alix, Galen, Stuart, Elizabeth, Nathan, Menolly, and Christopher, and great-grandchildren Cathryn and Rilee. He is also survived by his loving sister Joyce Hibbetts and brother Jack Post. In deference to Roy’s wishes, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations to support educational scholarships can be made to the Roy G. Post Foundation, PO Box 13023, Tucson, AZ 85732-3023.
James Lexington Roberts “Lex”
born November 28, 1926, passed away on July 20, 2007 in Tucson, Arizona. Loving Husband of Hester Roberts; father of Randy and Michael; grandfather of Paul, Jim, Jennifer, Stephanie and Whitney; greatgrandfather of Anna Young. Survived by his beloved sisters, Pauline Kitts and Wynna Miller. Preceded in death by beloved sister, Gwynna. Lex served his country as an Army Tech Sergeant stationed in Saipan during WW II. After which he located to the Los Angeles area, later relocating to Tucson. He was a dedicated father and provider. An active member of his church where he enjoyed the fellowship of family and friends. Those who knew him will remember his honest manner and willingness to help with whatever skills he could provide. We will miss him. Services will be held at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY, 5801 E. Grant Road, Saturday July 28, at 11:00 a.m.
Ryan Neil Williams
age 20, born August 29, 1986, passed away July 14, 2007. Ryan was employed as a cook at Buba’s Grub Restaurant, a job he loved as well as the people he worked with. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping and fishing. Ryan was caring and compassionate, a devoted father, loving brother and a friend to all that knew him. Words cannot describe the impact of his maturity and wisdom well beyond his years, and how it affected the lives of others. Ryan will be truly missed and never forgotten. Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Lana Williams; brothers, Zack Smith and Tyler Williams; grandmother, Bernadine Kline; his beloved, Valerie Lundgren and son, Ryan T. Williams, along with many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, July 30, 2007 at ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, Avalon Chapel, 8090 North Northern, Tucson, Arizona, (520) 742-7901. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to his son, Ryan’s trust account at any Bank of America # 457005690754.
Ontra D. Gilliam Jr.
September 24, 1989 to July 29, 2006
Well my grandson, life hasn’t been the same. It’s been one year since
God called for you to come stand by his side as the soldier I know you
were. I hope you are feeling no pain just at peace with your self. We
all Love and Miss you. Your family
P.S. Pull your pants up “Buck” you
have left the building Love Grandma
Randy Douglas Knopf
June 18, 1954 – July 28, 2005
Randy, it has been
two long years without you here. We love you and we miss you so much.
Your family, friends and colleagues