Ronald Gamboa Ronald “Tick Boy” Gonzaga Gamboa of Lawai, Kaua’i, died

Feb. 16, 2000, at his home at the age of 47.

An E8 Senior Chief in the U.S.

Navy, he was born May 6, 1952, in Bacolod Neg. Occ. Philippines.

He is

survived by his wife: Melinda Enanoria Gamboa of Lawai; two daughters: Michelle

(Eric) Gamboa Stenson and Melanie Gamboa, both of Washington; one son: Matthew

Gamboa of Lawai; three sisters: Zenaida Gamboa, Renabel Gamboa and Rizalyn

Gamboa Augustin, all of the Philippines; three brothers: George (Juanita)

Gamboa, Ricaredo (Helen) Gamboa, Jr., and Randy (Lanie) Gamboa, all of the

Philippines; his mother, Ana Gamboa of the Philippines; numerous nieces,

nephews and cousins.

Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 26, at Holy

Cross Catholic Church from 9 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. by

Father Keahi. Burial to follow at the Kaua’i Veterans Cemetery.

Casual

attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kaua’i

Mortuary.

Shinji Hironaka

Shinji “Slim” Hironaka, of Kalaheo, Kauai,

died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Feb. 20, 2000, at the age of 76.

Born

in Wahiawa, Kauai on Dec. 4, 1923, he was a retired truck driver with AMFAC

Co., in Hanapepe; he also was a veteran of the United States Army.

He is

survived by: his wife: Sumako Hironaka of Kalaheo, Kauai; one brother: Masayuki

(Norma) Hironaka of Kalaheo, ; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 25, at the

Hanapepe Honpa Hongwanji Mission; service officiated by Rev. Earl Ikeda will

begin at 5 p.m. followed by interment at the Kaua’i Veterans Cemetery in

Hanapepe. Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted. Arrangements

are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

William A. Blair

William A. Blair of Santa Rosa, Calif., died Feb. 18, 2000, at the age of

71. A movie theater exhibitor, he was born in 1928 in Flint, Mich.

His

family relocated to California where Blair graduated from Berkeley High School.

After moving to Cloverdale, Calif. in 1948, his family owned and operated the

Del Rio Theater. In 1950, after the Del Rio closed, the Blair Theater opened in

downtown Cloverdale. By 1965 William A. Blair Theaters were located throughout

Northern California and Hawai’i.

Blair owned theaters in Cloverdale,

Crescent City, Santa Rosa, Napa, Fairfield, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Merced

and Kaua’i.

He is survived by his wife Marlene C. Blair; two daughters

Stacey (Rusty) Willis and Nicole Blair; three sons, William E. (Colleen) Blair,

Matthew D. Blair and Chad W. Blair; one sister, Sharon Blair, numerous aunts

and uncles and five grandchildren.

Private services were held.

So May

Lo

So May Lo of Koloa died Feb. 19, 2000, at Wilcox Hospital at the age of

92.

Born July 9, 1907, in Choy Ping near Canton, China, he was with Bishop

National Bank and First Hawaiian Bank.

He is survived by four sons: Karl

(Catherine) Lo of Po’ipu, Dennis Lo of San Jose, Calif., Alvin (Pearl) Lo and

Edgar (Barbara) Lo of San Jose, Calif.; three brothers: Daniel Lo of Aiea,

Moses (Sheila) Lo of Honolulu and Paul (Joan) Lo of San Jose, Calif.; three

sisters: Betty (Floyd) Love of California, Rebecca (Thomas) Chingon of Waipahu,

O’ahu, and Mook Lan (Samuel) Winber of Honolulu; seven grandchildren, numerous

nephews and nieces.

No services were held. Arrangements were handled by

Borthwick/Kaua’i Mortuary.

Raymond Rapozo

Raymond Sadina Rapozo of

Kilauea died Feb. 20, 2000, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 84.

A

mechanic for Kilauea Sugar, he was born Nov. 6, 1915, in Kilauea,

Kaua’i.

He is survived by his wife: Mary Rapozo of Kilauea; three sons:

Gilbert Rapozo of Wailua, Ray (Luana) Rapozo of California and Russell (Lorene)

Rapozo of Kapa’a; three brothers: Joseph Rapozo, Edward Rapozo and Nicolas

(Ellen) Rapozo, all of Kilauea; three grandchildren, four great grandchildren,

numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends and family may call on

Friday, Feb. 25, at St. Sylvester’s Church from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., where

services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kaua’i Memorial

Gardens.

Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by

Borthwick/Kaua’i Mortuary.

Marvelene Relacion

Marvelene Ann Relacion of

Lihu’e died Feb. 21, 2000, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 65.

A

sales clerk for Kilohana Art Gallery, she was born Sept. 29, 1934, in

Lihu’e.

She is survived by her husband: Crispin Relacion of Lihu’e; three

sons: Timothy (Roxonne) Relacion of Maui, Jeffrey (Marie) Relacion of O’ahu,

and Christopher (Janine) Relacion of Kaua’i; one daughter: Lisa (Paul) Ramelb

of Kapa’a; two sisters: Yvonne Kaialoa of California and Georgina Nunes of

Kapa’a; two brothers: Gil Funes of California and Vincent Boiser of Kapa’a; her

step-father: George Boiser of Hanama’ulu; 12 grandchildren, four

great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends and

family may call on Thursday, Feb. 24, at Immaculate Conception Church from 9

a.m. to 10:45 a.m. where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. by Faith Bruce.

Burial to follow at Kaua’i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

Casual attire is

suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kaua’i

Mortuary.

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