Maureen Lynne Beck-Wells, 54, passed away on Dec. 12, 2011 after a long battle with cancer. A dedicated Catholic, Maureen has joined our Lord in heaven but will continue to be with us as a guardian angel that watches over her amazing children, extensive family and many, many friends. Maureen loved her children, Michael and Sarah above all else and set an example of love, compassion, dedication, pride, hard work and accomplishment that will be with them forever. Everyone who met Maureen remembers her for her beautiful warm smile and engaging personality that always brought energy to share. Words cannot express how dearly we will miss her. . She is preceded in death by her parents Harry and Anne Beck and sister, Sharon Beck-Althoff. She is survived by her children Michael and Sarah Wells, sister Patricia (Lloyd), brothers Harry (Becky), Danny (Marilynn) and Brian (Robyn), many nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd. from 6-8pm on Thursday, December 15. Funeral Mass will be at St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church, 6180 W. Utopia Rd., Glendale, AZ on Friday, December 16 at 10:30am. Interment will follow immediately at St. Francis Cemetery, 2033 N. 48th St., Phoenix. Flowers may be sent to St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church, 6180 W. Utopia Rd, Glendale, AZ. Donations may be made to Hematology/Oncology Research, Mayo Clinic of Arizona, Department of Development, in care of Dr. Mitesh Borad, 13400 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, 85259.