Obituaries for Friday — July 18, 2003

• Sally Hyman

• Cecilia Yamase

• Ramon Perez

• Julia Holden

• Leonila Carlos

Sally Hyman

Sally Lee Hyman of Kalaheo, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on July 14, 2003 at the age of 77.

Born in Kansas City, Missouri on April 17, 1926, she was a resident of Kaua‘i for 15 years. Prior to moving to Hawai‘i, she resided in Kansas City where she was a prominent judge of garden shows. She was a patron of the arts and an active member of Koloa Union Church, the Mokihana Club and the National Tropical Botanical Garden volunteer organization “Na Lima Kokua.”

Sally is preceded in death by husband, Robert T. Hyman and son, Peter. She is survived by her sister, Martha Schmidt of Lee’s Summit, Missouri and three nephews and one niece.

Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, at the Lihu‘e Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to one of the above organizations.

Cecilia Yamase

Cecelia Osato Yamase of Waimea, died at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital on Jan 17, 2003 at the age of 86. Born in Waimea, on July 10, 1916.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Tetsuo Yamase and daughter, Emiko Jean Matsune. She is survived by her sons, Melvin Yamase and Harold Yamase.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, at the Waimea United Church of Christ. Casual attire is suggested and flowers omitted.

Ramon Perez

Ramon Carlos Perez of Hanama‘ulu, died at St. Francis Hospital on O‘ahu on July 10, 2003 at the age of 48.

Born in California on Dec. 5, 1954, he was a Sales Clerk/Driver with Checkers.

Preceded in death by brother, Ernesto Perez. He is survived by his wife, Acela; son, Ramon Perez Jr. of Hanama‘ulu; two daughters, Rexy-Ann Perez of Hanama‘ulu and Lorena Daniela (Ronald A. Palalay Sr.) Perez of Nawiliwili; three brothers, Antonio Perez of Oakland, CA., Robert Perez of Maui and David (Laura Ruelas) Perez of Sunnyvale, CA.; sister, Patricia (Danny) Guiterez of Oakland CA. Numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 21, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; mass officiated by Father Paul will begin at 11 a.m. followed by burial at the Lihu‘e Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Julia Holden

Julia Kawailani Holden died on June 24, 2003 at the age of 75. Born in Kalihiwai Valley on November 27, 1927, she taught in schools in Columbus, Ohio, Los Angeles, and earned her Life Time California Teaching Credential. She additionally was a social worker in Michigan and California. In retirement she served as a docent at Iolani Palace where she have visitors explanatory tours of the palace and talks explaining its history, artifacts and vignettes of Hawaiian History.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Holden of Chico, California; son Keali‘i Holden of Kalihiwai; daughter, Wailani of Cheyenne, Wyoming, 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family for a memorial service on Saturday, July 19, 4 p.m. at the Christ Church in Kilauea. Burial in the church yard cemetery near her father, mother, and grandparents.

Leonila Carlos

Leonila J. Carlos of Lihu‘e, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on July 3, 2003 at the age of 69.

Born in the Philippines on August 18, 1933, she was a janitor for Lihu‘e Airport.

She is survived by six children: Gil (Aleli L.L.) Carlos of Lihu‘e, Mary (William) Bran of Lihu‘e, Noel (Maribeth) Carlos of Lihu‘e, Bessie (Teresito) Fulgencio of San Diego, California, Jolly Carlos of Lihu‘e, Asprenio Carlos of Lihu‘e; sister, Rosita (Cornelio) Bacani of the Philippines; brother, Rogelio (Alicia) Juico of the Philippines, 11 grandchildren, numerous relatives and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, July 20, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.


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