Deltona, FL, age 87, died on September 15, 2013 at Majestic Oaks in Orange City, Florida. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Maria; 2 children, Joe Carvalho and Ana (Joe) Loposky both of Staten Island, NY; 4 grandchildren, Phillip, Jessica, Luke and Alexandra; several nieces and nephews.
Avelino was born August 7, 1926 in Celorico de Basto, Portugal, the youngest child of 11 to the late Joaquim and Ana Pinto Carvalho. Avelino was a Police Officer in Portugal for 25 years before moving to New York, where he was a chef and restaurant owner. He enjoyed fishing and gardening.
Visitation for family and friends will be held Thursday, September 19th from 6 - 8 pm with a wake service at 7 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, September 20th at 10 am at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, 1310 Maximillian Street, Deltona , FL 32725.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the