Milo D. Candelaria of Kearny passed away on Feb. 22, 2014. He was born on April 19, 1968 in Miami, AZ. He was the son of Alex and Donna Candelaria.
Milo grew up in Dudleyville, AZ and graduated from Ray High School in Kearny in 1986. He also received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Phoenix College.
Milo loved gardening, four-wheeling, riding his mountain bike and working on his house. He was employed at Asarco in Hayden.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alex Candelaria.
Milo was survived by his children, Jacob Candelaria of Tempe and Sydni Candelaria of Gilbert; fiancee, Erika Franco; daughter, Fatima of Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico; mother, Donna Candelaria of Oracle; brother, Zander Candelaria of Florence; sister, Lorena (Robert) Lugo of Rio Rico, AZ; nieces, Ciara and Hailey Lugo of Rio Rico, AZ; nephew, Samuel Lugo of Rio Rico, AZ; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends.
Services for Mr. Candelaria will be held Saturday, March 1, at St. Helen’s Catholic Church in Oracle with the Rosary at 9:30 and the Mass celebrated at 10 a.m.