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CARVALHO, Dorothea R.

CARVALHO - Dorothea R. Age 87, of Carlisle, PA, 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 WW II. 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. Please visit to send condolences.

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