Obituaries for Wednesday, July 24, 2002

Manuel Sagucio, Santiago Abalos, Byron Vickery, Peg Harper

Manuel Sagucio

Manuel Antonio Sagucio of Hanapepe, Kauai, died at Queens Medical Center on July 18, 2002, at the age of 79.

Born at Lanao, Banguc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on Feb. 15, 1923. He was a retired guava picker at Kilauea Agronomics.

He is predeceased in death by his wife: Maxima and four sons: Esteban, Florazol, Renato and Eridel Rosario in the Philippines. He is survived by five daughters: Lorenza (Dominador) Mariano of the Philippines; Gimena (Franklin) Antonio of the Philippines; Prescilla Labuguen of the Philippines; Shirley (Stanley) Viquelia of Hanapepe; Nora (Stanley) Galiza of Kaumakani; one son: Jay-Jay “Erning” (Milagros) Sagucio of Kilauea; one brother: Paulo (Maria) Sagucio of Honolulu; two daughter-in-laws: Magdalena & Cornelia both of the Philippines, 34 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews & cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, July 26, 2002 at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. and again on Saturday, July 27, at St. John Episcopal Church in Eleele from 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. where a prayer services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Santiago Abalos

Santiago Alinado Abalos of Kilauea, Kauai, died at Queens Medical Center on July 16, 2002 at the age of 87.

Born in the Philippines on Dec. 29, 1914, he was an irrigator.

He is survived by his wife: Lorette Asuncion Abalos of Kilauea; four sons: Alvin (Rose) Abalos; Benigno (Elizabeth) Abalos; Jose (Aida) Abalos; Martin Abalos; one daughter: Marcelina (Federick) Magalong; one brother: Victoriano Abalos; 30 grandchildren; 35 great-grand children; numerous nieces & nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, July 26, at the Family residence in Kilauea at 4372 Kilauea Rd., from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and again on Saturday, July 27, at St. Sylvesters Church in Kilauea from 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. where mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kilauea Public Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled b y Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Byron Vickery

Byron Lee Vickery of Lawai, Kauai, died at his residence in Lawai, on July 20, 2002 at the age of 72.

Born in Alabama on April 2, 1930, he was an engineer.

He is survived by his wife: Lydia Vickery; one daughter: Dia Vickery; two sons: Donald Hall and James Hall; one brother: Bill Clarke; two sisters: Sue & Kate; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday at Lee Rosendaal house at 4388 Ahopueo Drive in Kalaheo for a gathering at 5:30 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Peg Harper

Peg Harper of Kalaheo, a homemaker born in Melbourne, Australia on April 4, 1928, died at home Sunday, July 21, 2002, at the age of 74.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Bill Harper of Kalaheo, as well as son Rohan (Renee) Harper of Lawa’i, daughter Robyne (Ian) Head of Macedon, Victoria, Australia, and grandchildren Tracy Warren of Rockhill, S. Car., and Rebecca Head and Hamish Head of Macedon, Victoria, Australia.

An only child, Peg Harper was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hamer Chalmer of Melbourne, Australia.

A private family service has been held, and she will be buried in Melbourne, Australia, at a later date.

A celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, Aug. 4, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the family home, 4475A Ikena Pl., Kalaheo. Aloha attire is requested, and in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Kaua’i office, or Kauai Hospice.

The Harpers have lived on Kaua’i for nearly 21 years, after Bill Harper’s retirement in Chicago in October of 1981. Their home and gardens at Kalaheo were designed and maintained by Peg Harper.

The couple celebrated their golden (50th) wedding anniversary in Melbourne, Australia in October 2000. She always supported her husband’s dedication to Rotary International.

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