Edulfo Chavez, 75 of Hampton, NH, passed away peacefully after a long illness at his home on Monday, November 21, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Isabel (Silva) Chavez with whom he shared the last 42 years.
He was born in Portoviejo, Ecuador on April 5, 1947 and was a son of the late Toribio Chavez and the late Zoila Carmen (Moreira) Chavez. He was raised in Ecuador, where he attended the area schools and served in the Ecuador military.
In 1975, he relocated to the United States, settling in Watertown eventually moving to Lowell, where he made his home. Edulfo worked in manufacturing for many years at various companies, including Altotronics, Wang Labs, Ma/Com and most recently Raytheon until his retirement in 2009. He was a longtime Lowell resident, and was affectionately known by many in the community as "Carlos". He and his wife relocated to Hampton, NH in 2016.
Edulfo loved playing and watching soccer, especially watching his children play soccer. He was very active and loved riding his bicycle throughout Boston and along the Charles River. More recently he enjoyed rides along the NH Seacoast.
In addition to his wife, Isabel Chavez of Hampton, NH, he is survived by his daughter, Tanya Chavez and her fiancé, Craig Lesage of Hampton, NH; his son, Ryan Chavez and his wife, Joleen of Dracut; and his grandchildren, Alina, Avery, and Andrew Chavez; and his grand dogs.
He is also survived by his siblings, Zoila Greenlay and her husband, Lance of Haverhill, Ramona Chavez of Tyngsboro, Kleber Chavez and his wife, Jeannette of Dracut; his sister-in-law, Santy Chavez of Florida; and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his brother, the late Salvador Chavez.
On Saturday, November 26, 2022 all are welcome to attend his calling hours from 8-11 a.m. at McDonough Funeral Home, 14 Highland Street, Lowell, 978-458-6816. His funeral mass will be offered at 12 Noon at St. Patrick Church, 282 Suffolk Street, Lowell, followed by burial at St. Patrick Cemetery.
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