64, of Phoenix passed away peacefully on July 23, 2015. He is survived by his two sisters, Karen Marconi (Peter) and Janet Ford (John), step-brother Charles Jones, niece Galina and nephews Dennis and Andrew, and cousin Dan and many other cousins and friends. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 PM with a Rosary at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, July 28th 2015 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Mater Misericordiae Mission, 1537 W. Monroe Street in Phoenix with a committal service to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Virginia Piper Cancer Foundation, 10460 N. 92nd Street #206, Scottsdale, AZ 85258.