Joao R. Carvalho, 56 of Norton Street died Sunday, July 14, 2013 at his home. He was the husband of Grinoalda S. Carvalho. Born in Sao Miguel, Azores he was the son of the late Joao and Maria (Rodrigues) Carvalho. Mr. Carvalho was a construction worker for the Acor Mansory Company before retiring. Besides his wife he leaves three daughters, Paula C. Rodrigues of Providence, Helia J. Rodrigues of Pawtucket and Elsa Rodrigues of East Providence, one son, Nelson J. Rodrigues of Sao Miguel and four grandchildren. His funeral will be held on Thursday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian BUrial at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Wednesday 5-8.