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Maryvale Panthers, Phoenix Arizona

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Class of 1982:


Born: 04-12-1964, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Died: 09-18-2006, at 42 years of age, after a brief illness, at Thunderbird Samaritan Hospital, Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona.

Brent went to be with the Lord on 09/18/2006, with his loving family by his side. He attended and graduated from MHS in 1982. In 1979, Brent's freshman year, he was on the lightweight freshman football team (wearing jersey # 72), and they had the best record of all MHS teams with a season record of 7 wins and only 2 losses. Brent is survived by his loving parents Arthur and Yvonne Barton, his sister Kristi (Barton) Abramson, MHS; 1980 (husband, Mike), nephew Jordan Abramson, niece Lindsey Abramson, his grandmother's Frances Hatfield and Faylee Barton, his fiance' Tina Boston and her four children LeRoy, Leana, Jimmy and Janelle Boston, many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Also surviving him are many friends. Brent will always be remembered as a loving, caring and giving person. He was a friend to everyone. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved the outdoors. There wasn't a mountain he couldn't climb. Brent will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Funeral service was held on Saturday, 09/23/2006 at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, 7924 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona; officiated by Pastor Jerry Dunn. Casketbearers were Mike Abramson, Jordan Abramson, Dave Thompson, Andy Sanders, Frank McDaniels, Michael "Mike" Sullivan (MHS; 1982), Paul David (MHS/AHS; 1982), and David Chapman (MHS; 1981), with Honorary casketbearers being Kevin Phillips (MHS; 1982), and John Endres (MHS; 1982). Interment followed at Resthaven Park Cemetery, 6290 West Northern Avenue, Glendale, Arizona 85301; in the Hatfield family estate; Section 21, Block 88, Lot 8, Space 4. Brent last resided in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. Brent's passing was shared by Paul David (MHS/AHS; 1982).




Born: 02-25-1964
Died: 05-02-1997, at 33 years of age, in Maricopa County, Arizona.

David's siblings are: Robert Beidler, MHS; 1974, Ted Beidler, MHS; 1979, and Karen Beidler, MHS; 1979. Obituary published in the Arizona Republic, Section B, page 10, on 05/11/1997, and Section B, page 3, on 05/12/1997. David last resided in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.



Born: 10-12-1964
Died: 02-03-2005, at age 40, in Phoenix, Arizona.
A Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Caring son & Brother, passed suddenly on February 3, 2005. He will be missed by his wife Shelly, daughters Jennifer, Jaime, Jessica, Caitlyn & son James, granddaughter Auora. Parents John & Karen, Grandmother Mary. Brothers Michael Brooks, MHS; 1974, Sam Brooks, MHS; 1981, Robert & sister Angela. James was loved by several Aunts, Uncles & cousins. He worked in the Floor Covering business for many years & specialized in custom rugs. He enjoyed music & the outdoors & travel. He will be missed tremendously by everyone. Visitation was Friday 02/11/2005 at Advantage Colonial Chapter 4141 N. 19th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona, # 602-263-7946. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the Memorial Fund c/o of James Brooks at the Bank of America. Published in The Arizona Republic on 2/10/2005. Jim last resided in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona USA 85017.


Born: 07-29-1964,
Died: 10-27-2001
Calvin resided in Arizona.


Born: 09-22-1964,
Died: 11-16-1998
Larry resided in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.


Born: 08-20-1964
Died: 09-15-2003, in El Centro, California USA

David lost his life tragically on 09/15/2003 in El Centro, California. He left behind a finance, Linda, a 3 1/2 year old daughter, and two would be stepdaughters, Michelle and Christy. We will miss his silly laugh, great smile and beautiful blue eyes. He was an asset to our world and his sweet and caring spirit will always be with us. We all love him very much and he will be greatly missed. David's brother is Dan Griffith, MHS; 1981.


Died: 1988-89.
His sister is Cindy Hinkle.


Born: 10-14-1964,
Died: 08-25-2001.

Eugene was killed. Eugene was a member of the MHS Varsity football team in 1981. He was also the MHS Christmas Formal Royalty King in 1982.


Born: 08-14-1963,
Died: 07-24-2000.


Born: approx. 1962
Died: 12-2001, at 40 years of age, in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Mike's sisters are Teresa "Terry" Modic, MHS; 1978 and Audrey Ann Modic, MHS; 1989. His brothers are: Patrick "Pat" Modic, MHS; 1982, Fredrick "Fred" Modic, MHS; 1985, Thomas "Tom" Modic, MHS; 1985, and
Joseph "Joe" Thomas Modic, MHS; 1989 (deceased 01-22-2000). Obituary published in the East Valley Tribune, Section A, page 23, on 12/16/2001. Mike last resided in Arizona.

Born: 12-18-1964,
Died: 07-10-1996
Carol is survived by her children, & her brothers, Gary & Rick. Carol was residing in Arizona.

Born: approx.1964
Died: 08-18-2004, from natural causes, in Springerville, Arizona. Rodney was a respiratory therapist. He is survived by his sons Justin and Jacob Smith, his Mom Sonya Smith, and his sister Shirlee Smith, MHS; 1983. Information of Rod's passing was shared by Paul J. David (attended MHS; 1979, graduated from Alhambra (AHS); 1982).

Fidel Gilbert D. Soto
Soto, Fidel Gilbert D. 45, passed away December 10, 2012 in Phoenix, AZ. He was born May 7, 1967 in Phoenix, AZ to Fidel and Mary Ellen Soto. Fidel was a sheet metal worker, mechanic and handy man. He graduated from Maryvale High School and attended Glendale Community College. Fidel is survived by his parents, Fidel and Mary Ellen Dominguez, his wife Amanda Torres Soto, his daughters Rochelle D. Soto, Challice Soto, his son James Soto, two grandsons Christian Martinez and Gabriel Martinez, and two sisters Terry D. Benson and Cheryl S. Whetsel. A visitation for Fidel will be held Friday, December 21, 2012 from 5-8pm at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, 7924 N. 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ. Full Mass will be held Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 10am at St Vincent De Paul Church, 3140 N. 51st Ave, Phoenix, AZ. Burial will take place immediately following Mass at Resthaven Park Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.chapelofthechimesmortuary.com.


Born: 08-01-1964
Died: 12-29-2002, at 38 years of age, in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona

She was a former singer-comedienne at "Yesterday's" in Phoenix, Arizona. She is survived by her son, James (17), husband Douglas "Doug" Blount, father Bob Stephens, sister Robyn (Stephens) Nuth, MHS: 1977, brother Ricardo Pacheco of Phoenix, sisters Marya (Pacheco) Frantz, MHS: 1974 and Linda Pacheco, MHS; 1970, of Syracuse, New York, and nieces and nephews. Brenda's sister-in-law is Sandi Blount, MHS; 1973. Brenda attended the MHS-BA (all class years reunion) at MHS campus in the spring of 2002. Memorial service was at the SouthEast Valley Regional Association of Realtors (SEVRAR), 1363 South Vineyard, Mesa, Arizona 85210. Dale Hillard officiated and friends sang and performed in her memory. Memorial contributions to her son, James Blount. Published in the Arizona Republic on 01/03/2003. Timothy McBride, MHS; 1984 and Dawn (Hosack) McBride, MHS; 1984, and their children, became Brenda's 'adopted' family for 25 years. Elsa Hosack loved Brenda as if she was her own daughter. Brenda brought joy and laughter to all of their lives. She will be greatly missed. Obituary published in the Arizona Republic, Section B, page 6, on 01/03/2003. Brenda last resided in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona 85301.



Born: 10-18-1963
Died: 06-09-1998
Ray died overseas, while in the military. Ray's closest friend in school was Barry Pfeiffer, MHS; 1982. Ray last resided in Casa Grande, Pinal County, Arizona USA 85222.


Born: 02-05-1963,
Died: 09-30-1994.

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