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Bro. Vincent Faiola - Edith R. Smith - Jean G. Barber

Bro. Vincent Faiola

Bro. Vincent Faiola was born June 5, 1922, in Egg Harbor City, New Jersey. Bro. Faiola peacefully passed away Sunday morning, July 9, 2006. Bro. Faiola served in the U.S. Army in World War Il and was honorably discharged. He also was a journeymanmachinist and a missionary to the Philippines, Africa and India. He loved to travel all over, especially the Philippines and New Jersey, to see his family.

He is predeceased by his father, Frank Fiola; his mother, Louise Barbetto; his brothers, George Fiola, Michael Fiola, John Fiola and Thomas Fiola; his sister, Olga Cramer; his wife, Dorothy "Dot" Peck; and his daughter, Sephora "Sophie" Faiola.

He is survived by his brothers, Fred Fiola, Cornell Fiola and Daniel Fiola of N.J.; his sister, Margie Wagner, of N.J.; his ex-wife, Isabelle Barnes; his sons, Steve Faiola and David Faiola; his daughters, Sarah Currey, Linda VanTilborg, Sharon McComack and Christina Faiola; 14 grandchildren; over 14 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, including his niece, Debbie Hartman of N.J. He loved family gatherings and talking.

Bro. Vince would have loved to attend his own funeral and shake everybody's hand andthank them for coming and for all of the nice thoughts and words. He had many friends and cared about everyone. He was a loving, caring and correcting father. He stood for what he believed in and what was right. He made the most out of every day and helped anyone that he could when he could. He never wanted us to think of the day that he would not be with us, instead he touched our lives and our hearts in some way every day that he was with us. He lived 84 years and it seems his time with us was short. We shall wait and look forward to seeing you again in the sweet by and by, and sup together ineternity. Visitation is Tuesday, July 20, 2006, at Heritage Memory Mortuary from6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services are Friday, July 21, 2006, at 10 a.m. at Heritage Memory Mortuary. Funeral arrangements by Heritage Memory Mortuary.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Edith R. Smith

Edith R. Smith, age 55, of Cordes Lakes, Ariz., passed away July 13, 2006, at Las Fuentes Care Center in Prescott.

Edith was born March 16, 1951, in Sacramento, Calif., to Jesse Robert and Kathleen (Call) Smith.

She is survived by her husband, Vernon D. Smith; her children,Russel D. Smith, Jody G. Smith, Ronnie D. Smith, David J. Smith, John H. Smith, Vickie S. Winter and Kathleen Amy Hyms; a brother, Stan Smith; her father, Jesse R. Smith; 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; four nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 18, from 10 to 11 a.m. atthe Spring Valley LDS Chapel with Funeral Services following thevisitation at 11 a.m.

Dedication of the grave will be on Wednesday, July 19, at the GreenMount Cemetery in Durango, Colorado.

A special thanks to Hospice Family Care and to Clementine, Tikiand David at Las Fuentes Care Center.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Smith family would beappreciated.

The Hampton Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Jean G. Barber

Jean G. Barber, 88, beloved mom and grandma, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 21, 2006, in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Preceded in death by husband Fred E., survived by children Scott, Peter and Margaret (David) Strock; grandchildren Tracy (Todd) Sampson, Andrew (Shannon) Barber, Gregory, Rebecca and Brian Strock; five great-grandchildren; and brother, William L. (Marion) Gardner of Prescott.

Born and raised in the Chicago area, Jean and Fred moved to Prescott in 1978 for their retirement years, first in Antelope Hills and then in Samaritan Village. They were members of St. Luke's Episcopal Church and were avid hikers with the Prescott Outings Club. Jean was also a volunteer at Yavapai Regional Medical Center for over 20 years. Jean moved to Minnesota in 2002 to be closer to her family.

Services were held in Minnesota and at Mt. Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst, Illinois. Memorials preferred to donor's choice.

(Information provided by survivors.)