Henrietta Marie Christy "Hank" SPEER

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East Lawn Palms Mortuary
5801 East Grant Road
Tucson, AZ
85712
(520)-885-6741
Obituary

SPEER, Henrietta "Hank" Marie Christy passed away on August 27, 2017. Henrietta, AKA Huddie or Hank, was born April 25, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois to Joseph A. and Henrietta Wise Christy. While attending Duquesne University, she met the love of her life, Robert M. Speer and married on February 23, 1952. Together, as an Army family, they raised six children while traveling around the world. In 1975, they settled in Tucson where they bowled, played bridge, cribbage, card games, attended UofA football and basketball and UofA plays. Huddie lost her love on January 16, 2005. Huddie is survived by six children, Sharon (Kerry) Jones of Yuma, AZ, Sue (Tim) Roy of Wallingford, CT, Col. Ret. Robert (Maggie) Speer of Burke, Virginia, Linda (Gary) Thacker of Tucson, AZ, Richard (Therese) Speer of Phoenix, AZ, and Christine (Steve) Snodgrass of Tucson, AZ; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Mom will be missed but we're at peace knowing the Lord has reunited her with all her loved ones. Services will be held at St Pius X Catholic Church, 1800 N. Camino Pio Decimo, on Monday, September 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by EAST LAWN PALMS MORTURY.


Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Sept. 3, 2017
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