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Dorothea R. Carvalho

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Dorothea R. Carvalho, 87, of Carlisle, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, in the Chapel Pointe Health Center, Carlisle. She was born on Friday, January 23, 1925, in Buffalo, NY, a daughter of the late George P. and Edna (Wineger) Weiss and was the widow of Sid P. Carvalho, who died Aug. 1, 1999.

Dorothea graduated from Maston High School and the E. J. Meyer Memorial Hospital Nursing School, both of Buffalo. She was a registered nurse and had worked in several hospitals in the Buffalo area. Dorothea also served in the US Army Nursing Corps during WWII. She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carlisle. Dorothea formerly volunteered with the Meals on Wheels program and several homeless shelters in Buffalo.

She is survived by one daughter, Gail M. Medina of Antioch, TN, two sons; Garry P. Carvalho of Mt. Holly Springs and Paul J. Carvalho of Lynchburg, VA, two grandsons; Sean Carvalho of Mt. Holly Springs and Ryan C. Carvalho of Boiling Springs. Dorothea was preceded in death by one brother, Oliver Weiss.

Services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements.

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 I was so sad to learn of Aunt Dot's passing. She was a wonderful woman of God and the bestest Aunt ever! I am happy that she is relieved of all pain & health issues, and she is now shining in the glory of God! I love you Aunt Dot! Till we meet again..............

Lori (Roberts) Bisgrove 602-524-0381


 Dot was like a sister to me & she will be dearly missed!
 My prayers go out to all of you.

 Love, Aunt Ruth (White)

To the Carvalho Family:
I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother, Grandmother or Aunt Dorothea. Know she is in the best of care, in the hands of God. Also know we will all see our loved ones again.

Sending love:
Judy Hotchkin

Dear Garry and Family, We are saddened to hear of your mother's passing. She was a wonderful and kind lady. She enjoyed events of the Swiss Club in Western New York; and always had a smile and kind word when we met. May your memories help you at this time.
God bless Dorothy in her eternal life.

Irene & Al Frosolone, Lewiston, NY (Swiss Club of Buffalo & WNY)

 I am so sorry to hear about the families loss. Dorothea was an exceptional person. I greatly admired her as a person & friend. I met her through ECHD blood pressure program.
 You have my greatest sympathy.

Pat Jahn, Buffalo NY

I am so sad to hear the news of Dot's passing yesterday, February 6, when Garry happened to call. But I know she's in a place where there is no pain and no suffering, only peace. She was always so much fun to be around, and always easy to talk to. My heartfelt condolences to her children and grandchildren.

(Steve Pieters)

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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
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