Avis Marie Truska
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Avis (nee Hope) age 89 of Scottsdale, AZ formerly of Winnetka, IL passed away peacefully at home on November 11, 2020. She fought a hard battle but in the end cancer prevailed. Beloved wife of 50 years to William (Bill) Truska Jr.; loving Mother of William Truska III (Kemi), John Truska, Avis (Mark) Jason, Robert (Francesca) Truska; proud grandmother of Stephen (Erin) Truska, Kelly and Marie Truska, Avis and Wyatt Jason, Talia Truska; proud great-grandmother of Bennett and Roan Truska. Avis had a vivacious passion for life. A Deacon for many years at Pinnacle Peak Presbyterian Church. Avis enjoyed many hobbies including bridge, mahjong and golf. But, her most cherished moments were with family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 10am on December 19, 2020 at Pinnacle Peak Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Avis' memory made to:

Pinnacle Peak Presbyterian Church

25150 N Pima Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85255

(480) 585-9448

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Published in Chicago Tribune on Nov. 21, 2020.
Memorial service
10:00 AM
Pinnacle Peak Presbyterian Church
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January 10, 2021
Avis walked in sunshine, bringing joy and laughter to all those she met. The world is a much poorer place without her...
Kent Curl
December 17, 2020
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Kacie Walsh
December 16, 2020
As a young girl, I remember that when Avis and Bill came to visit, it was a real treat. Auntie Av was always dressed so impressive, and would bring clothes for Ellen. She raised 4 wonderful children, my cousins from afar. I pray our Heavenly Father wrap his arms around Bill, Avis, John, and Robert and their families. I envision my Dad and Bill on the golf course and Mom and Avis catching up Cork and Freddie. They all are watching over baby sister, Margo. Hugs to Bill, Avis, John, and Robert.
Renae Queen
December 14, 2020
To the Truska family. So sorry for for your loss. I remember your mother fondly. A very elegant lady. Prayers to you and your loved ones
Marsha Gale Jewell
Marsha Gale Jewell
December 1, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
November 28, 2020
A Very Special Person
Janet & Neil Bianchini
November 26, 2020
Avis was a wonderful Sister-In-Law to me and a good friend. Cork and I enjoyed so much spending time with her and her husband. She will be missed. Regards,
Sandra Hope
Sandra K Hope
November 24, 2020
Auntie Ave was a very special aunt to me. We had a lot of laughs over the years. She always had a way to make me laugh. I will miss her phone calls discussing family, politics, and guidance! Out sincerest sympathy to all of my cousins. God Bless.
Ellen Noneman
November 22, 2020
Love you Avis!
Barbara Hope Belenson
November 21, 2020
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November 20, 2020
Avis was such a wonderful friend to my parents, Ralph and Joan Staven. When my Mom passed, Avis insisted on taking my dad and I out to dinner to talk to my Dad about how to manage his loss of my Mom... I will never forget her kindness at that time of mourning. Truly always a gracious hostess and friend... She will be missed! I'm sure Bill is happy to have her at his side again!
Mary Beth Staven-Canham
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