Rosa “Rosina” Shore

Rosa Shore
“Rosina”
1935-2017
“Keep Your Eyes on Jesus”
Rosina’s signature phrases to her family when ending a conversation or a phone call were: “Keep your eyes on Jesus” and/or “I love you and Jesus loves you too”. It was important to her to share the Lord’s love with her family and friends, and she loved sharing her faith with others.
Rosa was known as “Rosina” to family and friends. Rosina was the name her dad wanted to give her but was not on the official list of names allowed on birth certificates in Belgium at the time, so it became her nickname.
Rosina was born on February 20, 1935 in Brussels, Belgium. Close to the age of 5-years-old, around the time World War II started, Rosina and her parents moved to Torino, Italy. She described her father, Giulio, as a “very brave man” who was part of the Resistance and unflinchingly stood up to the Nazis time and again. Our mom would share her experiences of living through the war with us: She remembered vividly air raid sirens blaring when her mother, Clara, grabbed her by the hand to run to a shelter. They were separated and Rosina was mesmerized by the sight of the planes dropping their bombs “like chickens laying their eggs”. Her mother finally found her and led her to a shelter; they held each other and said their goodbyes while the city was being bombed.
Her father was once in a car in which a bomb landed in the seat next to him (where Rosina herself had been sitting prior to the raid), but it didn’t explode; it was a dud and he survived. Rosina’s father was eventually arrested and sent to Sachsenhausen concentration camp in Germany. Her family miraculously ran into a fellow prisoner after the war who informed them that her father had died in the camp two days after the end of the war. Her father had said, “I don’t mind dying for the cause as long as I know we won the war,” and he did live long enough to see his dream realized. Rosina and her mother went to Germany to live with her aunt and remembered the “exhilaration” she felt when the war was over. Rosina was proud of her father for his bravery in fighting for what he believed in and giving up his life for it.
Later, her mother, Clara, met Giorgio Orsini on a train to Italy and they eventually married. Giorgio adopted and raised Rosina. When Rosina was 20-years-old, she remembered the American soldiers—who were more respectful than the Russians and threw chocolates to the children—and wanted to go see this awesome country who produced these wonderful soldiers. A wealthy woman, who also emigrated herself, sponsored Rosina’s passage to America on the Queen Mary. She paved the way for her parents to eventually join her in America.
Rosina met and married David T. Shore in 1959 and they had 8 children. They had been married for over 58 years. Our mom, Rosina, was the toughest woman we knew! She was a very loving mom and wife, and would do anything in her power for us and for anyone else. She loved spending time with her family and being at family parties. Rosina loved to go shopping and also enjoyed sculpting, painting, crocheting, gardening, interior decorating, attending the opera, and traveling throughout the years. She was fluent in 4 languages: Italian, French, English, and Spanish. Rosina loved her grandchildren and their company. She also loved animals and enjoyed the company of pets. Rosina was a substitute teacher in the Salt Lake City School District for over 25 years. She also taught French and Italian night classes. She modeled being a hard worker.
Rosina was preceded in death by her father, Giulio Guerrini, her mother, Clara Orsini, and her father, Giorgio Orsini. She is survived by her loving husband, David T. Shore; her 8 children: David (Kathaleen), Jonathan (Maria), Michael (Judy), Gabriel, Anna Maria (Mark), Raphael, Elizabeth (Joey), and Timothy; 14 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. A special thank you to the staff @ St. Joseph Villa, Intermountain Utah Dialysis, and University of Utah Hospital for all of their special care and services to Rosina.
A funeral service will be held at City View Memoriam, 1001 11th Avenue, Salt Lake City, Utah 84103 on Saturday, April 15, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m. with a viewing one hour prior to service @ 1:00 p.m.
Rosina will be dearly missed. We love you mom and Jesus loves you too! “Keep your eyes on Jesus!”

Robert LeRoy Van Wagenen

0303_001Robert LeRoy Van Wagenen passed away April 10, 2017 in Bountiful UT. Robert (Bob) was born March 26, 1928, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Arthur L. and Wanda Griggs Van Wagenen. A child of the Depression, he and his family moved often; wherever he lived he was known as “the boy with the beautiful soprano voice.” Bob graduated from Ogden High School and Weber Junior College. Throughout the years he continued to study and develop his beautiful baritone voice.

Bob served an honorable mission to France from 1949-1952. Elder Van Wagenen loved the country, its people and the French language. While assigned in the city of Paris, he was given permission to study voice with a renowned vocal teacher and was often invited to travel with the mission president sharing his talent at meetings and special concerts.

Following his mission, Bob enrolled at the University of Utah. Upon graduation, he received a commission in the United States Air Force. While at the “U” he married Shirley Kemp in the Salt Lake Temple, September 20, 1954. For the next twenty years Bob, Shirley, and their children became a military family; moving every three years throughout the United States and overseas. Bob served in the Air Force as a radar observer, a navigator, an Agent in charge of the Office of Special Investigation at three different bases, and finally as Director of Defense Investigative Service at Fort Douglas. After retiring as a Major Bob received certification as a diamond appraiser from the Gemological Institute of America, and also became an adjunct professor of French for the Brigham Young University extension in Salt Lake City.

A faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served in several branch, district, ward, stake positions, as a Temple Square missionary for 15 years, a member and invited soloist with the Tabernacle Choir, an ordinance worker in the Salt Lake Temple for 20 years as well as the Bountiful Temple. He and Shirley served as members of the Church Public Affairs Committee.

Bob is survived by his wife, Shirley; his children Rodney(Emily), Patricia Noel, Diana “Missy” (Rod) Hunt, Jeffrey (Heather), 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; his siblings Charlene Gale and Lynn (Nina). Preceded in death by his parents, sister Jean Boren, and his son John Robert.

Family and friends may pay respects at the City View Mortuary, 1001 Eleventh Avenue, Salt Lake City on Thursday, April 13 from 6:30-8:00 pm. Funeral services will be held the following morning Friday, April 14, 11 am at the Foxhill Ward building, 200 South Eagle Ridge Drive, North Salt Lake with a viewing to precede services from 9:30-10:30 am. Interment and military honors at the City View Mortuary, following the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests a contribution to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Missionary Fund.

Fumi Miyazaki Sanchez

Fumi Miyazaki Sanchez
“Beloved Mother”

Our sweet mother, Fumi Sanchez, age 82 passed away March 6, 2017. Born August 28, 1934 in Tooele, UT to George Zenichi and Naochiyo Takeda Miyazaki. Married Jose “Joe” Leroy Sanchez in 1961.
Mom worked for and retired from O.C. Tanner. Fumi was very loved by all. She had a love for animals, and they enriched her life. Mom was a thoughtful and kind person, showing a powerful love for her children.
Survived by her children, Fred (Brenda), Monica Karen Sanchez, and grandson, Jeffrey. Preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Joe.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Salt Lake City Cemetery, north end above 11th Avenue (North 8 plat).
In lieu of flowers, please donate in her name to The Humane Society of Utah, http://www.utahhumane.org/donations. Funeral under the direction of City View Memoriam.

Trent Andrew Moser

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Trent Andrew Moser

“Butch”

1956-2017

 

Born 03/14/1956 in Salt Lake City he was the fourth child of Jerry & Mae Moser. Died after a short but gallant battle with cancer. It took him away from us way too soon and left us with saddened hearts.
Survived by his loving wife of 29 years Pamela, his son Travis Fotheringham his daughter Trudy Moser, grandchildren Gaige & Danika Fotheringham, daughter-in-law’s Tami & Amanda Zohar-Montoya, in-law’s Marvin & Patty Koller, Sister’s Toni Graham, Tracey (Shel) Wilde, Tammy (Paul) McNicol, Jill (Richard) Cordner, many nieces & nephew’s, far too many friends to list. We have to mention his other brother Guy, & his wife Jenny Blatnick, who were always there at every beck and call no matter what.
Those waiting to greet him on the other side will be his parents, grand-parents, nieces, nephews, his brothers Terry Moser, & Steve Bridge, and brother in law Keith Graham.
Butch loved life to the fullest. He took great pride in his home and yard, he loved working with animals especially their dogs. He loved having sleep overs and taking his grandkids camping, fishing and just hanging out. He has spent many hours helping friends, family, neighbors, & anyone else that needed help NO job was too small or too large, he was there to help.
He built a lifetime of fond memories with all of his family and friends.
One of Travis’s memories is when he was 5 years old and Dad road his BMX bike backwards and watching him be a GRAND FATHER to my children.
One of Trudy’s best experiences with her father was when they traveled to San Diego. They got to travel for days on end and experience the taste of freedom. Trudy wants to keep that experience in her mind and heart forever.
Not only have we sisters lost our brother we have lost our “best friend”, “our savior” and the “best fishing buddy ever”. He always caught “the biggest, the bad-est and the most-est fish of all” (he really did!)
We would like to welcome family and friends to come celebrate Butch’s life and be prepared to share memories at Finn’s Café on Monday, March 6th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at 1624 South 1100 East.
The family would like to thank Wally, Karen, and Mowgs Jarmin for the many years of friendship, caring, and the hosting of this event, their help has been invaluable at this time of need.

Elaine Willie Melcomian

 

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Elaine Willie Melcomian
March 8, 1934 – February 19, 2017
Ruth Elaine Willie Melcomian joined her husband, Mel, February 19, just short of her 83rd birthday. A life-long resident of Utah and direct descendent of LDS pioneer James G. Willie who led the Willie & Martin handcart companies. Born to Vernal and Dorothy Bird Willie in Brigham City, Utah.
Elaine first married Byron Burt (later divorced). Together they had a daughter, Shelley. Elaine then met Mel, when both studied at Utah State University, she in elementary education and he in engineering. Upon marrying and graduating, they made a home in Salt Lake City where they found employment. Two daughters, Melanie and Jennifer, completed their family.
Mel and Elaine opened a restaurant and together built a loyal clientele over 29 years, first with Bountiful’s Tampico and then Casa Melinda in North Salt Lake. Elaine was a gracious and caring hostess.
Together 55 years, they built a diverse network of friends, and traveled the world. Mom enjoyed the ballet, opera, symphony, and the theater. She was a 20-year volunteer at the University of Utah Hospital. Their home and gorgeous yard, a special venue where family and friends gathered to celebrate life events, the highlight often Mel’s Armenian cuisine.
Elaine is survived by her daughters, Shelley (Markus) Zimmer, Melanie (John) Mancini, and Jennifer (Stella) Melcomian; five grandchildren, Jessica (Harley), Chris (Brittany), Audrey, Gregory, and Julia; two great-granddaughters, Madeleine and Eleanor; sister Norma Jean Ross, brother John Willie, and sister in law, Maro (Garnik) Simonian, and their children Yasmen and Simone. Elaine is preceded in death by her husband, Mel; sister Louise Wagstaff and brother Ralph Willie.
A celebration of life will be held in her honor at 3:00 pm, Saturday, March 4, 2017 at City View Memoriam, 1001 East 11th Avenue, Salt Lake City, Utah with a reception to follow. To share condolences online, please visit http://www.cityviewmemoriam.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in Elaine’s name will kindly be accepted by the Ronald McDonald House of Utah.

Dirk Gail Payne

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1957 – 2017

Dirk Gail Payne, 59 passed away February 8, 2017 from Acute Myeloid Leukemia. He fought this battle for 9 months with enormous strength, courage, grace and passion. Dirk was born in Salt Lake City on October 23, 1957 to Gail and Dorothy Payne. He spent his childhood in Colorado until the family returned to Salt Lake City. Dirk graduated from Cottonwood High School where he met and married the love of his life Melanie. Dirk was a lover of fast cars (which meant Mustangs of course!). He loved to pilot small aircraft and never felt more free than when he was flying. He loved taking his MANY motorcycles on long mountain rides. He was a fan of the Denver Broncos from their inception through both good and bad times (Go Broncos!!!). Dirk was highly intelligent and was a self taught computer programmer. He loved to work. He had a love of the unknown and unexplained, especially anything related to space. He was a Trekkie and proud of it!

We were 2 of the most fortunate people to have found each other again to live out our fairy tale. Leukemia has stolen him from me way too soon, but we know this is only for a short time. We know we will see each other again when Charon the Ferryman has conveyed our souls across the river. Dirk…I can truly say you have always been, and you are now more than ever, the man of my dreams. Rest well my love. I will miss you with every breath. When it is my time…shine the light to show me the way……I love you always and through eternity.

Dirk is survived by his wife Melanie, daughters Nichelle and Mollie, Grandson Brandon, siblings Darrell, Becky and Flip (Shauna), Nephews Kyle (Kristine) and Flipper (Tiffany), Nieces Neecole (Matt) and Candice (Mike), grand nephews and nieces Kaylee, Kian, Amber, Pierce, Presley and Mason.
The family wishes to thank our most amazing Home Health Care Nurse Jackie, the doctors and nurses at The Huntsman Cancer Institute including the BMT Unit Staff, Clinic 2C Staff and Dr. Kovacsovics, Andie, Kathleen and Diedre. Dr. Austin Poole, you are our superhero and will always hold a special place in the heart of our family.

Visitation will held at City View Memorium, 1001 East 11th Avenue on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 6-8:00 pm with graveside service at Manti City Cemetery, noon, Saturday, February 11, 2017. Luncheon to be held afterwards. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Dirk’s name to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS).

Constance Ann Jackson Stewart

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Constance Ann Jackson Stewart
“Connie”
Constance Ann Jackson Stewart passed from this life January 15, 2017 and was reunited with her Mother, Father, and beloved Brother John Jackson. Born in Maud, OK January 5, 1936 to George C. Jackson and Dorothy Harpster Jackson. Married to Wayne S. Stewart January 8, 1954 in Caldwell, Idaho. Mother to 7 children, 17 Grandchildren, and 10 greatgrandchildren.
Connie lived in several states as a child finally settling with her family in Powell, WY where she met Wayne and became engaged in 1951. After living in Sidney, MT, Caldwell, ID and Provo, UT, they settled in SLC. Connie worked at several restaurants, at Auerbach Department Store, and as a nurse’s aide at Holy Cross Hospital. Connie was the first female EEG technician in the country to earn the title of head of her department which she so lovingly did for 35 years at Primary Children’s Hospital. Connie was known for her dependability and unconditional love for others. Connie sang in her Presbyterian church choir and served whenever she was asked. She volunteered at Magna and Bonneville elementary schools. One of the highlights of her life was volunteering at the 2002 SLC Winter Olympic Games where she worked with the athletes at the Olympic Village. She traveled all over the US and had a charm from every trip she took.
Her love for her husband, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and “adopted” children had no boundaries or exceptions. She had the largest heart and hands that extended to everyone she met without a doubt she brought joy and happiness to everyone she knew. She will be very missed. She is survived by her husband, Wayne S. Stewart, SLC, UT her children, Garry W. Stewart, Bountiful, UT, Denis L. Stewart (Nancy), Park City, UT, Deborah S. Dubek, SLC, UT, Laurel A. Vasquez (David), Midvale, UT, Donna L. Hone (Dallas), SLC ,UT, Kelly C. Thomas (Terry), SLC ,UT, Teri R. Springer (Glenn), Lehi, UT, Sister, Ladonna Zall (Ralston, WY) and her best friend and sister-in-law, Lorita Vail (Boise, ID).
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Primary Children’s Hospital.
A celebration of her life will be held at 12 noon, Friday, January 20, 2017 at City View Mortuary, 1001 East 11th Avenue, Salt Lake City, with a visitation to be held one hour prior at 11:00 am. To read her obituary in full and to share your thoughts with us please visit http://www.cityviewmemoriam.com.
We love you mom, now go to bed!

Andrew James Cope

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Andrew James Cope
In Loving Memory

On Friday, January 13th, 2017, Andrew James Cope passed away peacefully after a difficult fight between his failing heart and a bout of RSV pneumonia.

Andrew was born on September 12, 1992, only 20 minutes after his parents reached the hospital. Born with several heart defects and Down Syndrome, Andrew was popular with the hospital staff—both because of his advanced medical needs, and his elevated cuteness. He was an adorable baby.

Throughout his life, Andrew brought joy and difficulty to those around him. Ever the prankster, Andrew enjoyed breaking household objects, hiding things, and telling jokes about setting people’s hair on fire. Just a few weeks before his death, he hid every pair of pants his mother owned. They have not yet been found.

Andrew pursued many passions in his 24 years of life, including trains, Fig Newtons, pretty girls, music, fire, toilets, dogs, and keeping a strict schedule. He has held (unpaid) jobs at the Corner 22 gas station, numerous bowling alleys, Smith’s Marketplace, and the DATC in Davis County. He frequently went to Dick’s Market to buy M&Ms or Swedish Fish. He has also become known for his loving character, his willingness to laugh (and make others laugh), and his caring obsession with his nephew. Despite how rarely he spoke, he has always been very expressive and sympathetic, and was often moved to tears by the sadness of others. (Adele, for instance, always made him cry. As she does to so many of us.)

After struggling to breathe for several days, Andrew passed away shortly after a final father’s blessing from his dad. He will be missed by those he has left behind, but he will be welcomed with open arms by those who have gone before him, and his presence will continue to bless his family for years to come.

Andrew is survived by his parents Ray and Naomi Cope, his sister Rachel Unklesbay, his brother-in-law Ethan Unklesbay, and his nephew Jonathan. He is also survived by his Grandma Keener-Fast, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. The family would like to offer special thanks to Andrew’s cardiologist Dr. Ron Day, as well as the wonderful staff at Primary Children’s Hospital and all of Andrew’s devoted friends. He has so many friends.

Funeral services for Andrew will be held at the Hidden Chapel, 1450 S. 350 W., Bountiful, Utah on Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 11:00am. Viewings will take place Friday, January 20th, from 6-8pm, and Saturday morning at 10am, where Andrew will be forced one last time to wear pants to a public event.

Burial will follow at Bountiful City Cemetery, 2224 South 200 West, Bountiful, Utah. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.cityviewmemoriam.com.

Robert Mark Satovick M.D.

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Robert Mark Satovick M.D.
In Loving Memory

Robert (Bob) born in Midvale, UT, on January 1, 1936, to Mark Robert Satovick and Pauline Francis (Vidic) Satovick, passed away January 13, 2017, in Salt Lake City, UT.
Bob was a graduate of Jordan High School in 1954, where he received numerous academic and athletic achievements. He won a Utah State Debate Tournament title, and the American Legion Oratorical contest. Bob was co-captain of the Beetdigger football team, and was selected to the first team Utah-All State football, his senior year. Bob went on to attend Columbia University, New York, N.Y., on a four year national scholastic scholarship, where he was captain of the football team, and earned All-Ivy. He was an officer in the Sigma-Chi fraternity, where his efforts and beliefs had profound and lasting impact. He graduated from Columbia University in 1958 in pre-med, and earned his M.D. from the University of Utah School of Medicine, in 1962. Bob completed his Medicine Internship at Boston City Hospital, in Boston, Mass., and served a Medicine Residency at the University of Utah Hospital. He then completed a Neurology Residency at Harvard Neurological Service of Boston City Hospital, and a Neuropathology Residency at the Harvard Neuropathological Unit of the Mallory Institute of Pathology.
Following residency, Bob entered the Navy as Lt. Commander and was appointed Chief of Neurology at the U.S. Naval Hospital on Guam. Following his service in the Navy, he joined the staff of the University of Southern California as Assistant Professor of Neurology. He returned to Utah in 1970 to join the staff of the University of Utah as an Assistant Professor of Neurology, where he established the Stroke Intensive Care Unit at the University of Utah Hospital, and subsequently served as the first director of the Intermountain Regional Medical Program (IRMP). Bob’s dedication to neurology and teaching led him to LDS Hospital in 1972, to become Chief of the Division of Neurology and Director of the Neurology Training Program, positions he held for 18 years.
In 1972, he co-founded Western Neurological Associates (WNA), in Salt Lake City. Along with his duties at LDS Hospital, Bob had a very successful practice of general neurology with WNA. Following retirement in 2004 from full-time practice at WNA, and in keeping with his commitment to patient service, he worked as a consultant in the Compensation and Pension Clinic at the Salt Lake City VA Hospital until 2012.
Bob considered his medical career one of the greatest accomplishments of his life, made possible by the many hundreds of patients he cared for who taught him compassion, humility, and respect.
Bob met Bonnie (Yvonne Kay Reiber) during medical school and they married in 1963. They had two sons, Christopher and Nicholas. He enjoyed family dinners and trips to Sun Valley, ID, and Carlsbad, CA, with Chris and his wife Michele, and Nick and his wife Heather, along with their two sons, Nate and Sam.
Bob enjoyed collecting salt water fish for his homemade aquarium on Guam, fly-fishing, playing tennis, and teaching his sons to ski. Bob never shied from any debate, and the livelier the better. In fact, he often said if he had not been a physician he would have been a trial attorney. In retirement, Bob read over 700 books, and was a science fiction junkie. On nights when it was difficult to sleep, he could often be found in his favorite chair, sipping fine tequila and watching an episode of Star Trek for the umpteenth time.
Bob applied the following quote from his favorite high school algebra professor to every endeavor he pursued, “All great men think clearly and if you are to be great, you too must think clearly.”
At Bob’s request, there will be no formal memorial service. You may choose to honor Bob’s life by making a donation to the Utah Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in his name. Both Bob and the Society would be appreciative. Considering Bob’s beliefs, it is possible that he may meet you again in a parallel universe.
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William Harry Harris

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William Harry Harris
March 6, 1955 – December 30, 2016
Bill was born on March 6, 1955 in Washington, D.C. to Margie Diane (Lukoski) and William Baxter Harris and raised in Alexandria, VA. He moved to Utah in 1975 to ski and attend the University of Utah where he received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography. Bill was a dedicated and loyal employee of the U.S. Postal Service for over 30 years, took great pride in taking care of his home, and enjoyed camping and spending time outdoors with his wife and two children. Among his favorites were Grand Teton and Glacier National Parks where he was always looking for secluded natural wonders, cold water to enjoy a refreshing dunk, and the ever exhilarating bear sighting.
He passed away unexpectedly on December 30, 2016 at his home in Salt Lake City, UT and is survived by his beloved wife and lifetime partner, Sara (Sally) of over 33 years, son Patrick, daughter Elizabeth, and sister Debbie Wright (husband: David) of Quincy, FL. He is preceded in death by his parents Bill and Margie.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 4 p.m. at the City View Memoriam located at 1001 East 11th Avenue in Salt Lake City.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the preservation of our National Parks.