CANDYCE J. ABRAHAM MARCH 11, 2023
Candyce Abraham was a resident of DeSmet, Idaho. Passed away March 11, 2023 at Spokane, Washington. She was born May 22, 1948 at DeSmet, ID to John Abraham and Evangeline Joseph. She attended schools at DeSmet and Plummer, Idaho, graduating from Plummer High School in 1966. She then attended North Idaho College where she received a B.A. degree in small business. Candyce worked for the Coeur d’Alene Casino in Worley for 30 years; first in security, then as a bingo paymaster, and the last 20 years she operated and managed a gift shop at the casino. Candyce was currently still employed at the casino.
Candyce married Norval Peone at DeSmet, Idaho. He passed away in 1985. She was a lifelong resident of DeSmet.
Survivors include her son, Chauncy (Opie) Whitright IV, her daughter, Roberta (Byrda) Peone of Spokane Valley, WA; her brother, John (Sluggo) Abraham of Plummer, Idaho, her sister, Victoria (Vicky) Abraham; 12 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Andrew (Doosey) Peone in 2001 and a grandson, Jay Peone in 2011.
A rosary will be held Wednesday evening at 7:00 P.M. at the Evangeline Abraham Longhouse at DeSmet, the Funeral Mass will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at DeSmet. Family night will be on Tuesday evening at the DeSmet Longhouse. Cremation will follow the services.
Kramer Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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