Thirza E. North, 98, of Phoenix, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012.
Shew was born Nov. 21, 1913 in Mexico to her late parents, Eva (Stevens) and Claude Pettingill.
She was a graduate of Mexico Academy. She was a technician for Crouse-Irving Hospital, Syracuse.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harold North, who died in 1956.
Surviving are her children, Carol E. Remington of Phoenix, Eleanor McDermott of Phoenix, Ariz,, and Ted M. (Sandra) North of Phoenix; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and cousins.
Calling hours and services were held Thursday at Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix. Burial was in Phoenix Rural Cemetery.