Obituaries for Thursday, November 8, 2018

Tammy Leilani Carlos

Tammy Leilani Carlos, 47, of Eleele, passed away on Oct. 6, 2018, at her home in Eleele.

She was born on June 9, 1971, in Lihue.

She was preceded in death by granddaughter Kaizley Kahalekomo Schmidt.

She is survived by companion Chico Davis Santiago of Lihue, son Abraham “Abe” (Traci Ramos) Carlos-Kahalekomo of Lihue, daughters Brandee “Ubi” (Chris) Coughlin of Waimea, Chelise “Kawai” (Kai Schmidt) Carlos-Kahalekomo of Waimea, Alyssa “Onei” (Jose Villarin, Jr.) Carlos-Kahalekomo of Lihue, and Kaulana “Bebeh” (John H. Rosario) Carlos-Kahalekomo of Koloa, grandchildren Keola, Kaiulani, Kairie, Kailye, Hailama, Kyren, Kylea, Kananimelea, Noa, Alilea and Paleku, parents Maria Emily Bamba and William Samuel Carlos Sr., brothers William Samuel (Aldine) Carlos Jr. of Koloa and Duncan Carineo of Oahu, sisters Tiana (Jaime) Gonzales-Sanchez of Lihue, Lee Ann “Annie” (Gordon) Olores of Kalaheo, Letitia “Tisha” (Eddie) Rapozo of Kalaheo, Vanessa Carlos of Lihue, Kimberly “Kimmie” (Earl) Gordon of Oahum and Brittney Carineo of Lihue, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Kekaha Gardens pavilion, with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. and services to follow at 11 a.m. A potluck will follow.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

John Freitas Barretto Sr.

John Freitas Barretto Sr., 97, of Keapana, passed away on Oct. 14, 2018, at his home in Keapana.

Born on Dec. 11, 1920 in Kealia, he was a retired animal warden with the County of Kauai.

He was preceded in death by wife Caroline A. Barretto, daughter Shirley Barretto and son Leroy Barretto.

He is survived by son John F. (Amanda) Barretto Jr. of Keapana, four granddaughters, brother Alfred “Tony” Barretto, sister Alice Fontanilla and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Nov. 10, at St. Catherine Church in Kapaa 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.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Phyllis Diane Graff

Phyllis Diane Graff, 82, of Princeville, passed away on Oct. 14, 2018, at her home in Princeville.

She was born on Aug. 17, 1936, in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, and taught business education at William Chrisman High School in Missouri, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas Community College and Kauai Community College.

She was preceded in death by parents John and Allene Graff.

She is survived by son Bryan R. Moore Jr. of Virginia, daughter Sherlyn Edwards of Missouri, three grandchildren, brother John David Graff of Missouri, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at her home in Princeville from 3 to 6 p.m. Anyone needing the address may call Shawn at 631-4076 or Nikki at 816-808-1441.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Paula Jane Yamamoto

Paula Jane Yamamoto, 64, passed away on Nov. 1, 2018, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital.

Born on Sept. 5, 1954 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, she was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by parents Toshikatsu and Mutsue Yamamoto.

She is survived by brother Keith (Raynette) Yamamoto of Eleele and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Lihue Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness at 3 p.m.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

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