George Thomas Carreiro Jr., 72, Nevada, passed away on Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, at Nevada Medicalodge following a lengthy illness. He was born May 26, 1937, in Newport, R.I., to George Thomas Carreiro Sr. and Emily Cabral Carreiro. He married Claudia Bunker in 1984 in Wichita, Kan., and she survives of El Dorado, Kan.
George served in the United States Army and also the United States Navy. He worked for a number of years in construction. He had lived in Nevada for the past seven years.
Survivors include his wife Claudia, of El Dorado, Kan.; four stepchildren, Barbara K. Jester, Milo, Mo., Pamela Wartick, Fort Scott, Cheryl Gathogo, El Dorado, Kan., and John Edward Stone, El Dorado, Kan.; and one brother, Tony Perantonio, Wichita, Kan.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with the Rev. David Rorabaugh officiating. Cremation will follow. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home
Those who wish may contribute to a fund for the family in care of Ferry Funeral Home.
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