Beverly Smoker Wolff passed away on February 24, 2009 after her courageous battle with cancer surrounded by her husband, children, brother and sister. She was born on January 26, 1934 in Buffalo, New York. She was preceded in death by her parents Grace and William Maunz, sister Betty Smithson, brother Harold Maunz and her first husband Marion Smoker. She is survived by and is loved as mother of Mark, Jeffrey Mary, Philip, Deborah Tim Mullan and Kimberly Arik Michelson and her beloved husband Herbert. Beverly is Grandmother of Jessica Jim Engles, Melissa Bryan Kovalesky, Kevin, Michael, Stephen, Thomas and Claire Smoker, Katelyn, Connor, Victoria and Amanda Mullan, Jack, Ian and Sean Michelson; Great grandmother of Landen Kovalesky; sister of Charles Billie Maunz and Marilynn Prins; stepsister of Andrea Doug Adema; stepbrother of Don Nancy Rosenstiel; Aunt of Marjorie, Andrew and Lee Jamie Prins, Matt Melanie and Mark Maunz, Sandra, John and Beverly Smithson. Also survived by stepchildren Jan Bryan Cameron, Joe and Jacquie; step-grandchildren Ian and Eryn Cameron and Lauren Parker. She was a graduate of the University of Michigan, a member of St. Theresa Parish and Delta Zeta Sorority. Visitation 1:00-3:00 pm, Sunday, March 1st with a Rosary at 2:00 pm at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road. Funeral Mass Monday, March 2nd, 10:00 am, at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 5045 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix. Interment will be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Beverly Smoker Wolff Scholarship Fund at Xavier College Preparatory will be appreciated, 4710 N. 5th Street, Phoenix, 85012. She enjoyed her garden, loved the beach, favored a Gin and Tonic on the deck, cooking for family and friends and teaching kindergarten for over 30 years. Her family is grateful that Beverly felt comforted and well-cared for by her many wonderful doctors and nurses at Good Samaritan Hospital. She will be missed by many.
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