Carlos B. Icaza, Carpenter and Neighborhood Advocate

Carlos B. Icaza, second from right, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Here he is seen at the June 2014 meeting of the JP Business & Professional Assoc. at Spontaneous Celebrations.

Chris Helms

Carlos B. Icaza, second from right, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Here he is seen at the June 2014 meeting of the JP Business & Professional Assoc. at Spontaneous Celebrations.

Carlos B. Icaza, well-known in JP for his civic work with organizations like the JP Business & Professional Assoc., died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.

According to his death notice at legacy.com, “Born in Hampden, Conn., Carlos was a reader, thinker, writer, adventurer, storyteller and troublemaker.”

Icaza was a union carpenter and president of Just Small Jobs Inc.

A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at The Parish of All Saints, 209 Ashmont St., Dorchester. The family asks that instead of flowers, gifts be sent to Community Servings, 18 Marbury Terrace, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

For his full death notice, please visit Legacy.com, where you can also add your own memories of Icaza to the growing online guest book.

  • rb

    Oh, no! I’ve known Carlos for years as he did carpentry work for me, and as a neighbor. I’m shocked.