Was called home into God’s loving arms on June 11, 2010. Mom was born on July 23, 1922 she was 87. Mama is now dancing with the Angels. Mom is survived by her daughter Yolanda, son’s Rudy, Jr., and Don Tarazon. She is also survived by her siblings, Stephanie, Mary, Antonio and Mary Lou; also many nieces, nephews and friends. Mom was retired from Maricopa County. She was a foster mother for many years and also a nanny which showed her love for children. Mom had a wonderful sense of humor and was a kind soul. Mama loved music and dancing and was our rock of strength. We will miss her wonderful smile, sense of humor and her delicious cooking…she made the best tamales. In her younger years, she loved to travel, dance, do needle work and had a love for nature and animals. She will be greatly missed by her entire family and many close friends. Visitation was held from 6:00-8:00 pm, with a Rosary at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 15 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, June 16, at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 8620 N. 7th Street, Phoenix. Interment will follow at Paradise Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale, AZ.