Purdy, Jo-Em Leone
63, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2009. Jo-Em was truly a remarkable woman who never let anything stand between her and her family. Her loving, caring and gracious manner will be greatly missed by those who were blessed in knowing her. Despite a valiant effort in defending herself against cancer for the past four years, she now rests in peace. She exuded the utmost class throughout her difficult health issues, never permitting interference with her positive outlook or indomitable spirit. She was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and friend. Jo-Em was the best of everything and she will be deeply missed. She is survived by her husband Jim; her children Brad, Jaime, Jim, Ted and Becky; daughter-in-laws Arlene, Amy and Felicia; and her grandchildren Sammy, Andie and Logan. A Memorial Service is to be held Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Barnabas on the Desert, 6715 N. Mocking Bird Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85253. AZ. A Celebration of her life will follow at The Moon Valley Country Club, 151 West Moon Valley Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85023. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family asks that donations be made to the Ted Purdy Foundation www.tedpurdyfoundation.org; where 100% of the donations will directly benefit A Stepping Stone Foundation to read more about this foundation please visit: www.asteppingstone.org. God please bless our incredible angel.