Obituaries for Friday — March 28, 2003

Rosswell Oana, Rosalie Makishima

Rosswell Oana

Rosswell Raoul Kaleolani Oana died on March 24, 2003, at the age of 30.

A construction worker, he was born in Lihu’e, Kaua’i on June 18, 1972.

He is preceded in death by his mother: Marjorie Napua Oana. He is survived by his fianc’: Chilann Bukoski and her daughter Chloe Bukoski-Alapai of Omao, his father: Rossiter R.K. Oana Sr. and step-mother: Victoria Oana both of Washington, brother: Rossiter (Amanda) Oana of Kapa’a, sisters: Raenette (Danny) Sadomiano of Puhi, Rhonda (Wesley) Jerves of Hanamaulu, Rona (Nathan) Nobriga of Puhi and Romy Oana of Hanamaulu, step-sisters: Nani Kays and Angie Kays both from Washington, step-brothers: Michale Oana and Christopher Oana both from Washington, and maternal grandfather Manuel Amorin Jr.

He is also survived by his hanai family: Mildred (Cookie) Chow, Dickie (Maryann) Chow, Lloyd (Rosemary) Chow, Colleen (Frank) Nadarisay, Noel Chow, and his in-laws: Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bukoski, Sr. and Norman, Jr., and nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call on Saturday, March 29, at Lihu’e First Hawaiian Church from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. where services will be celebrated at 11:15 a.m. Burial will follow at Lihu’e Cemetery.

Rosalie Makishima

Rosalie Makishima of ‘Ele’ele, died at Kaua’i Veteran’s Memorial Hospital on March 15, 2003, at the age of 52.

A room attendant at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Kaua’i, she was born in the Philippines on June 19, 1950.

She is survived by her husband: Albert Makishima of ‘Ele’ele, mother: Regina Parnoncillon, sisters: Dory Reason, Lucy Soluta and Elsa Dura all of the Philippines and Sister Viviana, O.P., from Honolulu.

Also surviving are stepsons: Aaron Makishima and Mason Makishima of Honolulu, and brothers: Francisco Parnoncillon and Fernando Parnoncillon both of the Philippines.

Funeral services and visitation will be on Saturday, March 29, from 9-11 a.m. Mass will be at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua’i Mortuary


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