Obituaries for Wednesday February 5, 2003

Segundo Baniaga, Marion Costa, Fernando Fontanilla, Patricia Duarte, Thomas Quiocho,

Segundo Baniaga

Segundo Baniaga of Kaumakani, Kaua’i 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 ‘Ele’ele; 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, Marcy Brown, Morris Brown and Bryson Baniaga; three brothers, Francisco Baniaga of Kaumakani, Lauro (Vicky) Baniaga of Philippines and Emilio Baniaga of Philippines; three sisters, Frances Gallegos of Waipahu, O’ahu, 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 West Kauai United Methodist Church in Kaumakani; 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.

Marion Costa

Marion Costa of Koloa died at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home on Jan. 20, 2003, at the age of 80.

Born in Koloa on Aug. 22, 1922, he was a heavy equipment operator.

He is survived by two sisters: Helen Costa Freitas and Mercy Ignacio; one brother: Manuel Costa, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were held on Feb. 3, at St. Raphaels Church in Koloa with burial at the Church Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Kaua’i Mortuary.

Ella Castillo

Ella Kaikai Castillo of Kekaha, died at Waimea Care Center, on Jan. 27, 2003 at the age of 78.

Born in Honolulu, Hawai’i on Aug. 6, 1924, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by four sons: Everett (Carmelita) Haumea of Kekaha, Terrance (Patricia) Castillo of Waimea, Shane (Estrellita) Castillo of Makaweli, Evaron I. Haumea of Washington, two daughters: Jonelle (John) Word of O’ahu, Wendy (Glenn) Tanno of Kaumakani, 17 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Kekaha Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. where services will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Aloha attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Joseph Gonsalves

Joseph Gonsalves, Jr., of Kapa’a, Kaua’i, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, on Feb. 1, 2003 at the age of 59.

Born in Lihu’e, Kaua’i on May 11, 1943, he was a heavy equipment operator for Lihu’e Plantation for 40 years. He also worked at the Kaua’i Ranch and Wal-Mart.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Joseph Gonsalves and Adeline “Lena” Gonsalves-Perreira. He is survived by his wife: Iranda “Randy” Gonsalves; 11 children: Shawnelle “Kuulei” (Chris Corpuz) Palomares, Leimomi (Chad Daligdig) Palomares, Noelani Palomares Melandish, Sadie (Mike Lovell) Gonsalves, JeriMay Gonsalves, Helen (Michael) Smith, Adeline (Tony) Coltes, Joseph (Lynn) Gonsalves III, John (Davelynn) Gonsalves, Wayne (Lynn) Gonsalves; three sisters: Rose (David) Victorino, Angie (Bill) Souza, Brenda (Ernest) Moniz; three brothers: Richard (Donna) Gonsalves, Wayne “Rocky” (Debbie) Perreira & Godfrey Perreira, 32 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Feb. 7, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. where services will be celebrated at 7 p.m. by Father Keahi and again on Saturday, Feb. 8, 11 a.m. at Hanama’ulu Beach Park for a memorial service and scattering to follow. Casual attire is suggested and flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

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