Obituaries For Monday, February 3, 2003

Segundo Baniaga, Ah Mee Aipa Sr.

Segundo Baniaga

Segundo Baniaga of Kaumakani, Kauai died at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home on Jan. 27, 2003 at the age of 80.

Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, PI on Mar. 28, 1922, he was a Heavy Equipment Mechanic with Olokele Sugar Co.

He is survived by his wife, Angelita of Eleele; two sons, Ryan (Kathy) Baniaga of Dallas, TX. and Randal Baniaga of Eleele; two daughters, Sandi (Kent) Brown of Las Vegas, NV. and Sharla Baniaga of Po’ipu; three grandchildren; three brothers, Francisco Baniaga of Kaumakani, Lauro (Vicky) Baniaga of Philippines and Emilio Baniaga of Philippines; three sisters, Frances Gallegos of Waipahu, Oahu, Helen (Bonifacio) Ramos of Waipahu, Oahu and Rosita (Demetrio) Alonzo of Philippines. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel, service officiated by Rev. James Brooking will begin at 7:30 p.m. Visitation also at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Kaumakani Methodist Church; service officiated by Rev. James Brooking will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by burial at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Ah Mee Aipa Sr.

Ah Mee “Boy” Kehua Aipa Sr. of Waimanalo, died Jan. 17, 2003, at Castle Medical Center, at the age of 87,

Born Feb. 11, 1915, in Hanapepe, Kaua’i, he was a retired painter at both the Public Works Center and the City & County of Honolulu.

He is survived by his wife: Helene “Laa” Aipa; four daughters: Helene Epstein, Ruth Iaea, Johnette Germano and Rose Aipa; four sons: Ah Mee “Sonny”, Jr., Thompson, George and Joseph Aipa; 32 grandchildren, 77 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Georgina Kahawai, Grace Lee and Eleanor Beardin; three brothers: Clarence, Joseph and Rocky Kamai.

Visitation will be Monday, Feb. 3, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Waimanalo Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (41-972 Ouolu Street-Waimanalo). Evening service will be at 7:30 p.m.

Another visitation will be held at the church on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Final services will be at 11:30 a.m. with burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Aloha attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Ordenstein’s Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.


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