THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Judith A. Carrillo
Issue Date: May 16, 2013
Judith A. (Knabenshue) Fernandez Carrillo, 63, passed away April 19 in Tucson, Az. surrounded by her family.
Born May 22, 1949, she grew up in Pembine and moved to Arizona after her marriage.
Survivors include four sons, Daniel (Omayra), Carlos (Stephanie), Anthony, Juan Luis; eight grandchildren, longtime companion, Basilio; three siblings, Diane Campos of Niagara, Dan (Bonnie) Knabenshue, Kathy (Toby) Vallafskey; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlston and Sara Knabenshue; a brother, Harold Knabenshue; and her husband, Candelario Fernandez.
Services were held in Tucson. Family and friends will hold a celebration of her life at the Beecher Town Hall on Sunday, May 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. Private graveside services will take place at a later date.
Her final days were blessed with kindness through the care of Peppis House Hospice. Anyone wishing to make a donation in her honor, the web site address is tmcaz.com/Tucson Medical Center/Hospice, Peppis House Hospice/TMC is 5301 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, AZ 85712.