Obituaries

Ricardo Martinez Gallego

Born on July 25, 1930. Went to be with the Lord on October 28, 2014. He was preceded in death by 14 brothers, his spouse, Magdalena L. Gallego; two daughters and five grandchildren. He is survived by sister, Maria Gallego Martinez; seven sons, four daughters, 41 grandchildren and 51 great- grandchildren. He will be missed dearly by all his loved ones and will forever be in their hearts. An all-night Vigil will be held on Monday, November 3, 2014 starting at 6:00 p.m. at Faith Assembly of God, 335 E. Elvado Rd., Tucson, AZ. Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Santa Monica Catholic Parish, 212 W. Medina Rd., Tucson, AZ, followed by interment at South Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of FUNERARIA DEL ANGEL. www.funerariadelangeltucson.com
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Jean Brent

93, of Tucson died Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Born in Camp Benning, Georgia to military parents, Jean moved around a lot in her growing up years. She traveled with her parents to the Philippines. She had many memorable experiences including the Inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt and visiting with Herbert Hoover. During WWII Jean worked in the Bell Bomber plant as a riveter. After the war, Jean moved to Washington. Her first husband Paul Carr had been killed in the war. As a widow, she adopted Jennie. She met her second husband, Kelly Brent, at a Naval function and fell madly in love. They married December 30, 1958. Kelly and Jean lived in Texas and moved to Tucson to open a restaurant, Sir George's Royal Buffet in 1965. Jean retired from the restaurant business and volunteered at St. Joseph's Auxiliary and was a decorated volunteer. Her life was full, traveling the world, being a chaplain for the Navy League and the matriarch of a five generation family. She is survived by her daughter, Jennie (Steve); son, Kelly and John (deceased); grandchildren, Wendi, David (deceased), Gretchen and Dean (Angy); great-grandchildren, Devin, Kobe, Jenna, Jered, Makayla, Brittany, Sydney 3 year-old Owen, and one great-great-grandchild, Izeyah. A Memorial Service will be held at the Prescott National Cemetery in summer 2015. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Wounded Warriors in Jean's name. Arrangements by EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY.
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Susie Pinon

Passed away October 24, 2014. Visitation will be held Monday, November 3, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY (Center Chapel) 240 S. Stone Ave., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m. Mass will be offered Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:30 a.m. at St. Augustine's Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave. Family and friends may express their condolences at www.carrillostucsonmortuary.com
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John Blair Wright

11/22/1971 - 10/28/2014


Friends and family remember John as a husband, father, son, brother, grandfather and friend to all. No matter the person or situation John could always put a smile on someone's face. John spent his days as a "bread man" delivering bread to his long-time friends in Tombstone, Benson and Fort Huachuca. His favorite days were spent outdoors with his family and friends camping and barbequing. He is survived by his wife, Melissa; his three daughters, Brittany (Steven), Kayla (Brad) and Chloe; his granddaughter, Hayden; his parents, Bill and Marlene; his brother, Bryon (Amy); his in-laws, Roger and Jennifer; his brothers-in-law, JR and Ramon (Jessica) and his nieces and nephews, Ashley, Pascal, Kaleb and Tylar. John was loved by many and will remain in our hearts forever. A Celebration of John's life will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the family's home. Arrangements by GREEN VALLEY MORTUARY.
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