VALDES, Armando A., age 78 of Dayton, OH, passed away Friday, November 23, 2012. Armando was born December 7, 1933 in Holguin, Cuba, son of the late Josefina Suarez Valdes and Oscar Valdes. Until the time of his death, he was a practicing civil and structural engineer. Armando is survived by his loving wife, Eileen McCarthy Valdes, son Tony (Erin), of Coral Gables, FL, grandsons Alexander and Nicolas, also of Coral Gables. Services were held in Dayton, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to the Belen Jesuit Scholarship Fund, in Armando's memory. Contributions may be sent to Belen Jesuit, 500 S.W. 127 Avenue, Miami, FL 33184, attn: Yvonne Von der Osten.
Published in Miami Herald on Dec. 9, 2012