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Ramona Marie Marut, 56, of Phoenix, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in Phoenix, AZ. She was born on April 26, 1958 to the late Ralph and Sophie (Smith) Carswell in Long Beach, CA. Ramona worked as a Chef for several hospitals and care facilities. On December 9, 1988 she married Scott in Phoenix. She had a passion for cooking and spending time with her family and friends. Mona enjoyed reading her true crime novels, had a love for her pets, was a devoted Elvis fan, and was fascinated by Egyptology. She overcame many challenges in her life and continued to carry herself with the utmost poise, grace and composure. Ramona is survived by her loving spouse of 28 years, Scott; two sons, Robert and Chad; five siblings, Pat, Cameron, Kathy, JoAnn, and Jessie; and many other family and friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, Tim. Visitation will be held at Best Funeral Services, 501 East Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85020 on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 from 8:00 am – 10:00 am with the Funeral Service to follow at 10:00 am. ┬áBurial will follow at Resthaven Park Cemetery at Noon.