Ann Livingston Carvalho of Swain County, N.C., passed away Feb. 9, 2015, after a long illness.
She was born Nov. 7, 1937, to Clyde (Davis) and Connelly Livingston in Atlanta, Texas. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts degree in science education from Fairfield University in Connecticut. Ann was a research chemist at American Cyanamid Co., a chemistry department assistant and teacher at State University of New York at Stony Brook and spent many years as an assistant dean of SUNY Stony Brook’s graduate school.
Ann was a former resident of Port Jefferson. She would visit Greenport on weekends while her husband, the Rev. Alan Carvalho, served as the pastor of Greenport United Methodist Church from 1987 to 1994.
Ann’s retirement years were spent in North Carolina; singing in the Bryson City United Methodist Church choir; leading a dulcimer group; being a member of the American Association of University Women and a member of the Red Hat Society; taking part in local and state Senior Games and hiking with the local recreation department.
She was predeceased by her brother, John Livingston; her sister, June Post; and several aunts and uncles. Ann is survived by her husband; her daughter, Dyan Newlin; her son-in-law, Billy Newlin; her granchild, Wil Newlin; her sister-in-law, Dorothy Noble; her brother-in-law, Warren Noble; her sister-in-law, Patsy Livingston; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, March 8, at Bryson City United Methodist Church in Bryson City, N.C.
Memorial donations may be made to the music department endowment or scholarship fund of Western Carolina University or the music fund of Bryson City United Methodist Church.
This is a paid notice.