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Gennaro Sammarco, 85, who came here 21 years ago from Chicago, died April 18, 1978, in Baptist Hospital. He was a native of Italy and had been a railroad employee. Wife, Rose; children, Ann Drubka, Marie Tilds and Angelo; five grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services were in Chicago. The Arizona Republic, Thursday, April 20, 1978

SANCHEZ, Clotilde R.

Clotilde R. Sanchez, 69, of Miami, died Wed., March 30, 1977, in Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix. She was a retired employe of Inspiration Copper Co. and had been a resident of Miami for 57 years. Children, Rose Yniguez and Robert and Ruby Garcia; three sisters; two brothers and six grandchildren. Arizona Republic 4/2/1977.


Marin B. Sandretto, 77, Ajo, a retired baker, died Wednesday, March 30, 1977, in St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix. Mr. Sandretto, who was born in Morenci, was a charter member of the Ajo Rotary Club and was a member of the Ajo Elks Club. He is survived by his wife, Bessie. Musgrave Mortuary made arrangements. Published in the Arizona Republic 4/3/1977.

SCHAEFER, Leonard N.

Leonard N. Schaefer, 70, a retired Nebraska rancher, died Friday, April 21, 1978. Mr. Schaefer spent the winters in Arizona and resided in Sun Lakes. Wife, Dorothy, and two daughters, Sharon Pixler and Delores Wohlers. Services in Harrison, Nebraska. The Phoenix Gazette Monday, April 24, 1978

SCHIELE, Palmer J.

Palmer J. Schiele, 76, of Phoenix, died April 21, 1978. He came to the Valley 51 years ago and was an engineer with the Bureau of Land Management for 30 years before retiring. He was a 50-year member of Lodge 3 of the Masons and the Greeters at El Zaribah Shrine. Wife, Ruth; two daughters, Mrs. Ralph K. Anderson and Mrs. Carl C. Muldner, Jr.; a sister, six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Entombment Greenwood. Phoenix Gazette 4/22/1978.


Frank Schnable, 93, of Phoenix, died April 22, 1978, in a local rest home. Mr. Schnable moved to Arizona from Missouri last year. Daughter, Delores O'Neal; a son, Joseph, and four grandchildren. Services were in Overland, Missouri. Camelback Sunset Chapel. The Phoenix Gazette Tuesday, April 25, 1978

SCHRECK, Barbara C.

8 July 1884 - Dec 1978
Barbara C. Schreck, of Sun City, Ariz., formerly of Berwyn, Ill., passed away Dec. 6, 1978, wife of the late Michael E.; mother of the late George E. Schreck. Survived by grandchildren George M. and Barbara R.; and great-grandson Christian. Services were held in Sun City, Ariz. Chicago Tribune (IL) Date: December 08, 1978

SCHRINER, Harriet Alice

Harriet Alice Schriner, 75, died June 25, 1978, in Yavapai Community Hospital. She moved to Phoenix 36 years ago from Elmira, N.Y., and was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Mrs. Schriner moved to Camp Verde four months ago. Husband, Anton; son, Donald Day; two grandchildren and a sister. Published in the Arizona Republic 6/29/1978.


Viola E. Schroeder, 86, died April 25, 1978, in her home at 6610 W. Cambridge. She moved to Arizona 1 1/2 years ago from Pennsylvania. Survivors include a niece, Virginia Brubaker. Services were in Chapel of the Chimes. The Phoenix Gazette Thursday, April 27, 1978


3 July 1898 - 23 April 1978
Alice Schuldice, 79, a member of the Eastern Star, died April 23, 1978, in a Valley retirement home. Mrs. Schuldice moved to Arizona from Nebraska in 1961. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and Veterans of World War I Auxiliary. Daughter, Elayne (Mrs. Robert) Gerber; two granddaughters, Mrs. Leyna Smith and Robin Gerber and a great-grandson, Mitchell Smith, all of Phoenix. Interment Greenwood. 4/25/1978.


Autumn Schultz, 20, a West High School graduate, died June 25, 1978, of auto accident injuries at El Centro, California. She had been an assistant manager of a McDonald restaurant. Husband, Dean; mother, Judy Shepperd; father, Jerry F. Davy; three sisters; two brothers; three grandparents and a great-grandmother. Paradise Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale. Published in the Arizona Republic 6/29/1978.


10 Dec 1899 - 17 April 1978
Edward A. Schwartz, 78, died April 17, 1978, in Phoenix Community Hospital. He lived in the Beatitudes Retirement Center where memorial services were held. Mr. Schwartz came to the Valley in 1973 from Cleveland where he retired as a buyer and merchandiser for Gray Drug Stores. He was a World War I veteran. Wife, Margaret; four sisters. The Arizona Republic April 19, 1978.


Alfred J. Scioneaux, 66, a cabinet maker, died Monday, April 24, 1978. He moved to Arizona from Louisiana 50 years ago and resided at 4832 W. Catalina. Wife, Pat; five children and two stepchildren. Services in Chapel of the Chimes. The Phoenix Gazette Tuesday, April 25, 1978


Mary B. Searle, 62, died April 18, 1978, in her home at 5133 E. Exeter Blvd. She moved here in 1956 from Wisconsin. She was a graduate of Hunter N.Y. College and did graduate studies at Arizona State University. She was with the U.S.Office of Strategic Services overseas during World War II. Daughters, Celinda Anne Levno and Mary M. Searle; stepsons, John R., William M. and Edward G. Searle. Messinger Mortuary. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Scottsdale. The Phoenix Gazette Friday, April 21, 1978

SELLERS, Clyde (or Claude) Ray

Clyde Ray Sellers, 73, of Glendale, died June 25, 1978, in Maryvale Samaritan Hospital. Mr. Sellers was a plasterer who moved here 54 years ago from Colorado. Wife, Ada; sons, Jerry, Bob, and Richard; 12 grandchidlren and a brother and two sisters. Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary. Published in the Arizona Republic 6/29/1978.

SHARP, William

3 February 1916 - 21 June 1978
Stanfield -- Services for William Sharp, 67, who died June 21, 1978, will be at the Trinity Baptist Church in Casa Grande. Mr. Sharp, a farmer, lived in Stanfield for 35 years. He was born in Crockett, Texas. Survivors include his wife, Tberia; children, Al, Ulysses, Fred, Hayward, Andy, Veoria Givens, Denny Spencer, Virginia Jackson; two brothers; two sisters. Published in the Arizona Republic June 25, 1978.

SHELTON, Keith Delano

Keith Delano Shelton, 44, died June 28, 1978. He graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University and his doctorate of ministry from Golden Gate Theological Seminary. He moved here three years ago from Oklahoma, had been under appointment of Foreign Missions Board of Richmond, VA, and served in Peru eight years. Wife, Ann; children, Karen Gorelick, Liza Ann, Steven and Richard; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Shelton; four sisters and two brothers. Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, Glendale. First Southern Baptist Church, 3100 W. Camelback. The Arizona Republic 6/30/1978.

SHEPPARD, Florence

Florence Sheppard, 77, Mesa, of 53 S. Alma School, an employee at Deseret Industries, died Saturday, April 2, 1977, in Mesa General Hospital. Services were in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Meldrum Mortuary handled arrangements. 4/4/1977.


7 November 1894 - 19 April 1978
William Sheridan, 83, of Phoenix, died April 19, 1978, in Phoenix Baptist Hospital. He came to Arizona eight years ago and was a self-employed stock broker for 25 years, retiring in 1964. Sons, William M., Robert J., both of Missouri; and daughter, Ann M. Oakes of Phoenix; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Grimshaw Bethany Chapel. St. Jerome's Catholic Church. Interment Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. The Arizona Republic & Phoenix Gazette Friday, April 21, 1978

SHERRON, P. H. (Percival)

22 June 1887 - 31 March 1977
P. H. Sherron, 89, who owned and operated the Sherron Metallic Co. in Brooklyn, N. Y., died Thursday, March 31, 1977, in a Scottsdale nursing home. He is survived by his wife, Elsie, daughters, Mrs. Ruth Dodge and Mrs. Helen Stock; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Published in the Arizona Republic 4/3/1977.


Scottsdale -- Jim Simpson, 52, a World War II veteran who came to Arizona in 1952 and was an engineer 21 years with Motorola, Inc., died June 27, 1978, in Scottsdale Memorial Hospital. Mr. Simpson, 7703 E. Fourth St., was a member of the Institue of Environmental Science. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, Lisa, Michael and Chris; and two sisters. Services were Friday in Messinger Mortuary. The Arizona Republic Thursday, June 29, 1978.

SLEE, Georgiana M.

Services for Georgiana M. Slee, 83, who died April 14, 1978, at Scottsdale Memorial Hospital, were in Poughkeepsie, N. Y. Mrs. Slee, 235 W. Southern St., Mesa, moved to Mesa last month after living seven years in Phoenix. Survivors include her son, Frederick G. Meldrum Mortuary, MacDonald at First St., Mesa, handled arrangements. The Arizona Republic Sunday, April 16, 1978

SMITH, Carlos B.

Carlos B. Smith, 84, a retired hardware salesman, died Wed., April 26, 1978, in a Phoenix hospital. Masonic rites in Mercer Mortuary. Smith moved to Phoenix from Salt Lake City in 1959. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and American Legion and was a World War I veteran. Wife, Edna; daughter, Barbara Bickell; son, Stanley; three sisters; one brother; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The Phoenix Gazette Friday, April 28, 1978

SMITH, Dorothy M.

12 April 1907 - 17 April 1978
Dorothy M. Smith, 71, of Phoenix, died April 17, 1978. Mrs. Smith moved to Phoenix in 1959 and was a member of Oasis Club, Harmony Club, American Legion Auxiliary and PEO Sisterhood. Husband, Arthur C.; children, Alice J. Ashley, Robert A., James A., and Donald E.; a brother; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The Arizona Republic April 19, 1978

SMITH, Danny Lee

Danny Lee Smith, 31, died June 15, 1978, in San Diego. He graduated from Phoenix Union High School and was a Western Electric employee here. He moved to California in 1973. Survivors include his sons, Danny II and Danny III; mother, Marilyn BROOKS; two grandchildren; five sisters and six brothers. Published in the Arizona Republic 6/24/1978.

SMITH, Eleanor C.

11 August 1905 - 31 March 1977
Eleanor C. Smith, 67, of Mesa, died Thurs., March 31, 1977, in the Chandler hospital. She was a retired dietician. Miss Smith, 145 E. Eighth Ave., Mesa, is survived by a brother and a sister. Queen of Peace Church, 36 W. 1st St. Gibbons-Bunker Garden Chapel. Arizona Republic 4/2/1977.