Candelaria “Connie” R. Carvalho
Candelaria “Connie” R. Carvalho, 91, of Lihue, passed away on Sept. 2, 2017, at Wilcox Medical Center. Born on Aug. 3, 1926, in Kapaa, she was a custodian and sales clerk for Woolworth.
She was preceded in death by parents Albert Sr. and Mary Rumion, husband Alfred Souza Carvalho, daughter Mary Carvalho, brothers George, Manuel and Albert Jr. Rumion, sisters Beatrice Billedo, Germina Quereto, Mary Sa, Louise Young, and great grandson Makoa Kekumukupa‘aMakawaiolaokalani Carvalho.
She is survived by brother Robert (Alexandra “Sandy” Kontos) Rumion of Las Vegas, sons Moroni (Melaney) Quereto of Keokuk, Iowa, Leonard (Brenda) Carvalho of Lihue, Steven M. Carvalho of Lihue, Dennis Carvalho of Kaumakani, David (Pamela) Carvalho of Wailua, daughters Maile (H. K.) Pang of Orem, Utah, Kepulani (Ernest) Wimberly of West Valley City, Utah, 20 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A private (immediate family only) celebration of life will be held Friday, Sept. 22 at Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Kapaa County