Albert Carveiro was born on November 30, 1938 at Makaweli Hospital and grew up in Port Allen and Kalaheo on Kaua'i. He peacefully returned home to our Lord Jesus at the age of 80 on Jan. 21, 2019. Albert served his country of the United States proudly in the Army’s 35th Cacti Reconassaince Platoon from 1957-1959 then with the 37th Armour Germany Reconasaaince from 1959-1960, finally exited the Army ranked a Sergeant. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and maintenance worker for Olokele Sugar Co., then Gay & Robinson for 39 years, also working seasonally for a short time at Kauai Coffee during his retirement. An avid Orchid enthusiast, Albert also was a member of the Garden Isle Orchid Club Society from 1970-2001. He loved to sing in his church choir and also with the group called the "Starlighters." He also loved baseball. As a head coach, he introduced the rebirth of community girls softball league. Albert served his community through the Noblemen's Club at Holy Cross Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents Manuel and Adeline Carveiro; brothers Robert (Esther) Carveiro, Manuel (Nora) Carveiro Jr., Richard (Lydia) Thomas Carveiro, and Lawrence (Gwen) Carveiro; his father and mother-in-law Carlos and Valentina Manaday; sister-in-laws Rose (Ruperto) Fontanilla, Andria Manaday, and Pacita (Robert) Boro; brother-in-law Martin (Eleanor) Manaday; and grandson Markis Allin "Bigadamac" Carveiro of Hanapepe.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Maximina Manaday Carveiro of Kaumakani, sister-in-laws Nora Carveiro of ‘Ele’ele, Gwen Carveiro of Kalaheo, Lydia Carveiro of Kalaheo, Felisa (Tsuneo) Taguma of Pearl City, and Solidad (Genaro Sr.) Lagazo of Kekaha; brother-in-law Steven (Annette) Manaday; daughters Cheryl Lynn (Albert) Carveiro Pacanas of Fremont, CA., and Alicia Ann (Mizdebz) Carveiro of Hanapepe; sons Alan Dwayne Carveiro of Kaumakani, James Michael (D' Neice) Carveiro of Kalaheo; grandsons Kalen Keiji (Lisa) Carveiro of Honolulu, Jariah Carveiro, and Josiah Carveiro of Kalaheo; adopted grandsons Chezvis Carveiro of Big Island, and Regal Carveiro of Arizona; grand daughters Chelsey Lianne (Bobby) Hancock of Longview, WA., Chantelle Carveiro of Kaumakani, Jalissa Carveiro of WA., Jaleah Carveiro of Koloa; 6 great-grand daughters (2 from adopted grandsons), 4 great-grandsons (3 from adopted grandsons), and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Albert's life will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. with mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire is suggested. The family expresses special thanks and aloha to Wilcox Medical Center: Dr. Funai, Dr. Douban, Charge Nurse Greg, and Nurse Alison.
Exodus 23:20 (NLT)
A Promise of the Lord’s Presence “See, I am sending an angel before you to protect you on your journey and lead you safely to the place I have prepared for you."