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Obituaries for Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Gregorio C. Bunao

Gregorio C. Bunao, 57, of Kapaa, passed away on Jan. 14, 2018 at Wilcox Medical Center.

He was born on June 4, 1960, in the Philippines.

He was preceded in death by father Fausto Bunao Jr. and brother Marcelino Bunao.

He is survived by wife Cresencia Bunao of Kapaa, son Erickson (Janice) Bunao of Kapaa, daughter Catherine (Darwin) Laguit of Kapaa, grandchildren Kristelle, Kamille and Kian Laguit, Jazleen and Edrick Padamada-Bunao, mother Leonora Bunao of Kapaa, brother Leopoldo (Nellie) Bunao of Kapaa, sister Annabel (Eldy) Ragasa of Kapaa, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Feb. 10, at St. Catherine Church from 8 to 9:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Catherine Church Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Islamnd Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Damon K. Yorkman

Damon K. Yorkman passed away on Jan. 15, 2018, at the age of 48, in Makati City, Philippines. He was born on May 4, 1969, and was self-employed.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Craddock C. Yorkman and Ruth L. Yorkman and maternal grandparents Alfredo “Pidong” Eclipse and Salvacion A. Eclipse.

He is survived by sons Kalen Bagano of Honolulu and Taurus Yorkman of Claremore, Oklahoma, daughter Shylee Yorkman of Vinita, Oklahoma, parents Gilroy M. Yorkman (Marilyn Yamaguchi)/Lillian Eclipse, sisters Shay L. Yorkman and Natasha Capay of Lihue, and numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 4587 Amakihi Rd., Kekaha. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m., with services to follow.

The family suggests casual attire and welcomes flowers.

Michael Rapozo

Michael Rapozo of Hanamaulu passed away in Garden Isle Health Care on Jan. 24, 2018, at the age of 75. He was born on Aug. 21, 1942 and was loved by all.

He was preceded in death by parents Joaquin and Mary Rapozo.

He is survived by sisters Dolores Dias and Barbara Ching, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, Feb. 9, at Immaculate Conception Church, with visitation from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Kauai Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Tsuruko ‘Tiko’ Johnston

Tsuruko “Tiko” Johnston, 86, of Lihue, passed away on Feb. 3, 2018, at her home.

Born on June 4, 1931 in Papaikou, Hawaii, she was a retired gift shop clerk.

She was preceded in death by husband Stanley A. Johnston, parents Eizo and Tsuru Matsumoto, brothers Eimitsu, Eiki, Eisho and Yoshio Matsumoto, and sisters Sadako Higa, Fumie Uratani and Sueno Lally.

She is survived by sons Robert Johnston, Douglas (Vickie) Johnston and Allan (Susan) Johnston, daughters Elizabeth Johnston and Mary (Dean) Pigao, grandchildren Tom (Ashley) Johnston, Paul Johnston, Heath (Cassy) Stintzi, Megham (Josh) Stintzi-Parker, Stephanie Stintzi, Marie (Dana) Perkins, Emily (Jason) LaMarche, Allison (Ryan) Harada, Stanley Johnston, Sara Johnston, Ashton (Josh Ka‘aumoana) Pigao, Natasha (Matt) Dennis, Whitney (Ryan Moura) Pigao and Drewan (Skyler Sadora) Pigao, and great-grandchildren Tyler and Katie Johnston, Tyrone and Toby Stintzi, Brennan and Alex Parker, Sophie Stintzi, Rylan and Olivia Perkins, Isla LaMarche, and Madison and Casper Dennnis.

Private services were held.

The family requests no koden (monetary gifts).

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Melvin T. Yamaguchi

Melvin T. Yamaguchi of Lihue passed away in Wilcox Medical Center on Jan. 23, 2018, at the age of 89. He was born on Oahu on Feb. 4, 1928, and retired as a pharmacist with Pay &Save.

He is survived by wife Ethel Yoshimura Yamaguchi, daughters Michelle (Daniel) Rausch of Oregon and Donna Yamaguchi of California, grandchildren Sydney Rausch and Sarah Rausch, hanai brother James, hanai sister Cleo, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private services were held.

Kauai Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Herminia Agrade Aguinaldo

Herminia Agrade Aguinaldo of Kilauea passed away at home on Feb. 1, 2018, at the age of 65. She was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on Oct. 31, 1952, and was employed as a housekeeper with Hanalei Bay Resort.

She is survived by husband Wilson Aguinaldo of Kilauea, son Glendale Quitoriano of the Philippines, daughters Mila Fabros of Philippines and Rizza Santos of Kilauea, sisters Teresita Mabini of the Philippines, Irene Haley of Virginia and Estenelie Balalio of the Philippines, brothers Fernel Agrade and Gerardo Agrade of the Philippines, and numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, at St. Sylvester Church in Kilauea, with viewing from 9 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Kealia Cemetery.

Kauai Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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