Obituaries for Monday, December 9, 2002

Louise Kaneakua, Benedicta Pacanas, Edwin Petteys

Louise Kaneakua

Louise Elizabeth Keali’ikalepaokololouonalaniali’iokamehameha Kahaule Kamanuwai Kaneakua of Kapaa, Kauai, died at home on Dec. 4, 2002 at the age of 92.

Born in Hilo, Hawaii on Oct. 7, 1910, she was a homemaker.

She is preceded in death by husband, James Neenee Puailihau Kaneakua. She is survived by three sons, James Keoua (Beverly) Kaneakua of Kapaa, Kauai; Henry Kunane Kaneakua of Kapaa, Kauai; and William (Anita) Kaneakua of Lihue, Kauai; three daughters, Pauline Leimomi (Milton) Wise of San Diego, CA.; Elma Leilani Kaneakua of Kapaa, Kauai; and Eloise Ululani (Fendel) Oclit of Kapaa, Kauai; 26 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Kapaa First Hawaiian Church; service officiated by Kahu Richard Kamanu and Pastor Vic Ariola will begin at 12 noon followed by burial at the Kauai Memorial Gardens. Aloha attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Benedicta Pacanas

Benedicta “Betty” Pacanas of Koloa, Kauai, died Dec. 4, 2002, at the age of 76.

Born May 6, 1926, in Lihu’e, HI, she worked with the pantry staff at a hotel.

She is survived by one daughter: Rosalind Gay of Koloa; five sons: Edwin Pacanas of Palmdale, Calif., David Pacanas of Koloa, Albert (Cheryl) Pacanas of Fremont, Calif., Dennis Pacanas of Apache Junction, Ariz., and Wes (Patti) Pacanas of Hanapepe, HI; two sisters: Carmen “Randy” Coffing, of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Maria Suan of Honolulu, O’ahu; two brothers: Mariano “Plute” Hostallero and Perfecto “Perry” Hostallero, both of Honolulu; 16 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 12, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary; service will be at 11 a.m. immediately following visitation. Burial will be at Kauai Memorial Gardens Cemetery, in Hanama’ulu.

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

Edwin Petteys

Edwin Talley Petteys longtime resident of Kaua’i, died Nov. 2, 2002, in Honolulu at the age of 101.

Private services were held.

Arrangements were handled by Nuuanu Mortuary.


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