Dr Lavoisier Joseph Cardozo (75), popularly known as Dr Lavo, son of the late Lafayette Joubert and the late Angelica Autilia Cardozo; Beloved husband of Blenure (nee Barreto) for 42 years passed away in Farmington, Michigan, USA on August 13, 2015.
Loving father of Yvonne (Alan) Baptist of Novi, Michigan; Charmaine (Nathan) Derhammer of Oak Park, Illinois; and Shaun Cardozo of Farmington, Michigan.
Cherished grandfather of Maya, Sonia & Trevor (children of Alan & Yvonne Baptist); Evie, Griffin, Declan & Eloise (children of Nathan & Charmaine Derhammer).
Dear brother of Maria (Kenny) Dantas of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Dr Lavo was a distinguished Professor for 35 years, Department of Internal Medicine. Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI. He was also Corporate Medical Director, Geriatrics at Detroit Medical Center.
Visitation: Sunday, August 16th, from 2 to 8 p.m., at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, 33603 Grand River Avenue, Farmington, MI 48335. Phone: 248-474-4131
Services: Resurrection Mass on Monday August 17th 10 a.m. (in state 9:30 a.m.) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 23815 Power Rd., Farmington, MI 48336. Fr Mario Amore will officiate.
Interment: Glen Eden Cemetery, 35667 Eight Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48152