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Martha Jean "Marcie" Trueax


1951 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Martha Jean "Marcie" Trueax Obituary
Trueax, Martha Jean "Marcie"
passed away peacefully with her family at her side after a short illness on January 21, 2016, in Mesa, Arizona. She was born Martha Beckes on January 31, 1951, in Baldwin Township, Pennsylvania. She was one of four children born to Edward and Martha Beckes. She graduated from Mount Lebanon High School in 1968. In 1975 she moved to Denver, Colorado to seek new adventures and to enjoy the snow skiing that she loved so much. There she met and married her husband, Robert. Shortly afterwards, the couple moved to the Pittsburgh area where some years later they welcomed their only child, Jill, into their lives. After ten years in Pennsylvania they relocated to Arizona in 1985 for employment opportunities. They settled in Chandler where they lived for 21 years before moving to Mesa. Marcie's profession was in banking. She retired from San Tan Credit Union after 14 years of service as a loan officer in 2002. She was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her beloved husband, Robert of 40 years, daughter Jill Erin (Christopher) Murphy of Tempe, Arizona, her loving sister, Faye Ellen (Harold) Bowen of Mesa, Arizona, brother, Edward Knorr (Mimi) Beckes, of Wilmington, North Carolina, brother David William (Svanhilder) Beckes of Sheffield Lake, Ohio, and her much-loved dog, Tanni. A small memorial service is being planned for March. Memorial donations may be made to the or the Arizona Humane Society.



Published in The Arizona Republic on Jan. 31, 2016
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