Obituaries for Friday — July 11, 2003

• Betty Miyazaki

• Jonnie McCarroll

• Kyra Rickard

• Beatrice Nawanao

• Wallace Shota


Betty Miyazaki

Betty Kimiko Miyazaki died at her home on July 2, 2003 at the age of 82. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and homemaker, she worked for many years at Kojima Store.

She is survived by her husband, Hideo of Kealia; two daughters, Elaine (Monty) Downs of Kapa‘a, Sharon (Donald) Ito of Honolulu; son, Melvin (Stephanie) Miyasaki of Honolulu; two sisters, Evelyn (Nori) Futurani of Hanama‘ulu, Sue (Koki) Abe of Chicago; grandchildren, Sean (Chesne) Kitamura, Keith Kitamura, Kevin Ito, and Kerilyn (Steven) Schmidt; great-grandson Cullen Kitamura all of Honolulu. Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, July 12, 3 p.m. at the Kapa‘a Hongwanji. Casual attire is suggested and flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Jonnie McCarroll

Jonnie Lee McCarroll of ‘Ele‘ele died at UCLA Medical Center on June 26, 2003 at the age of 51.

Born in Washington D.C., on June 20, 1952, he was a Power Engineer.

He is survived by his fiancé, Dianne McCarthy; mother, Dorothy McCarroll; two sons, Ian McCarroll, Jonathan McCarroll, three sisters, Selina James, Sylvia Jacobs, Lucinda Burkhart;

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, July 13, 10 a.m. at Po‘ipu Beach Park. Services to be performed by Peter Tegan. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Kyra Rickard

Kyra Rae Rickard of Kapa‘a, died at Straub Medical Clinic on June 23, 2003, at the age of 20.

Born in Ogalala, Nebraska on November 3, 1982, she was a Veterinarian Technician at Kauai Veterinary Clinic.

She is survived by her fiancé, Gabriel Swinburnson of Kapa‘a; parents, Martin and Shelly Rickard of Lake Havasue, Arizona; brother, Trevor Rickard of Lake Havasue, Arizona; grandparents, Don and Geneen Strong of Chambers, Nebraska; Grandmother, Doris Rickard of Chambers Nebraska. Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North end Cul-de-sac of Lydgate Beach Park followed by a potluck.


Beatrice Nawanao

Beatrice Castillo Primero Nawanao of Lihu‘e died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on July 7, 2003 at the age of 80.

Born in Wailua on December 18, 1922, she was a processor for the Kapa‘a Cannery and later retired as a housekeeper from Woolworth’s Department Store.

She is survived by her son, Felix (Guillermina) Primero of Anaheim, California; three daughters, Linda Lopez of Hilo, Patricia (Javone) Beach of Kileen, Texas, Beverly Primero of Lihu‘e; hanai daughter, Evajoy (Leslie) Peru of Kilauea; two sisters, Marie Eggleston of Arizona, Elizabeth Castillo of Honolulu; three brothers, Hubert (Pearl) Castillo of Honolulu, Sonny (Chiyoko) Castillo of California, Gordon Castillo of Idaho; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, July 15, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Church where service will begin at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Aloha attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Wallace Shota

Wallace “Wally” Takeichi Shota of Wailua Houselots, died at Straub Hospital on July 4, 2003.

Born in Kapa‘a, he retired as service manager from Garden Island Motors and taught evening automotive classes at Kauai Community College for eight years. He was also very active at the Kapaa Jodo Mission.

He is survived by his wife, Flora; son, Keith (Kathleen) Shota of O‘ahu; granddaughters, Kimberly and Kris; brothers, Edward (June) Shota of Wailua Houselots and Stanley (Janet) Shota of O‘ahu; sisters, Helen (Charles) Saiki of Wailua Houselots and Carol (Masamitsu) Okamoto of Lihu‘e; aunt, Teruko (Albert) Nagahisa of Kapa‘a; nieces, nephews and cousins

Services will be on Wednesday, July 16, at Kapaa Jodo Mission, with visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and service at 11 a.m. The family requests that flowers be omitted and suggests casual attire.

Arrangements are being handled by Hosoi Mortuary.

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