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• Catalina C. Caday
• Judy K. Ryder
• Elizabeth Fu
• Tom T. Matsumoto
• Marilyn Viquelia
• Anthony Del Gandio
Catalina C. Caday
Catalina C. Caday of ‘Ele‘ele died Dec. 9, 2004, at Queen’s Medical Center at the age of 69. Born July 26, 1935, in the Philippines, she was a janitor for Big Save. She is survived by her daughter:
Crystal (Randall) Caday-Bargayo of Puhi; two sons: Eldred (Jolene) Caday of Kapa‘a and Oliver Caday of ‘Ele‘ele; three brothers: Sancho Caday of California, Atanacio (Elle) Caday of California and Benito (Velma) Caday, Jr. of California; three sisters: Fortunata Juan, Angie (Nick) Oducado, and Marina (Bill) Langrell, all of Honolulu; four grandchildren: Maureen Batangan, Jeffrey Batangan, Aisha Lanoza Caday and Nisha Lanoza Caday; one great grandchild, Jahzi Dotimas-Batangan.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa on Tuesday, Dec. 21, where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.
Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Judy K. Ryder
Judy Ku‘uiponapualeiloke Ryder of Lihu‘e, died Dec. 14, 2004, at the age of 67.
Born in Lihu‘e, she was an employee of Chevron Lihu‘e and the Wailua Country Store.
She is survived by daughters, Tanya (Blu) Cajigal of Makakilo, Deborah (Clayton) Vea of Marysville, Wash., and Dawn (Mark) Vegas of Puhi; son Robert “Paka” Ryder of Lihu‘e; nine grandchildren; sisters, Leilani “Honey” (Manuel) Sanchez, Marcia “Dolly” (Willy) Martin and Gertrude “Sweety” Johnsen; brothers, Edward (Yvonne) Souza, Antone “Sonny” (Queenie) Souza and Frank “Kinky” (Emily) Souza.
Friends may call on Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary from 1 to 3 p.m. where services will be at 3 p.m. Aloha attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Elizabeth Ann Ululani Fu of Waimea died in Reno on Dec. 7, 2004, at the age of 65. Born October 28, 1939, in Makaweli, she worked for the state for 30 years and retired as a health aide at Kekaha Elementary School. She also worked for Ho‘oheno Inc. as a human resources specialist. She is survived by her husband; Charles K. Fu; one son: Charles Edward Fu; three grandchildren: Chas.
T. K. Fu, Chelse Fu, and Chris Fu; four great grandchildren: Kealoha Alysha Ann Fu, Darras Kaonohi Fu Gardner, Chai Ann Uilani Fu Gardner, and Isaiah Mathew Kaino Fu Catiggay. She is also survived by her sister: Emmaline (Wilfred) Ihu.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, at the Kalaheo Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, where memorial services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted.
Tom T. Matsumoto
Tom T. Matsumoto of Kalaheo, died at home on Dec. 12, 2004, at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife, Susan; daughter, Rachel (Ron) Ono; three grandchildren, Brent Ono, Courtney Ono and Audra Ono; sister, Kimiko Matsumoto of Honolulu; nieces and nephews.
Tom was born in Kekaha, on April 2, 1916. At the age of 9, he underwent back surgery and lived. Tom worked on the sugar plantation as a cane carrier, also worked carrying pig slop. What small amount of money he made was given to his mother to support the family.
In 1935 at the age of 19, with only a grammar school education, he left home with $50 in his pocket that his mother gave him. All alone he went to Ahukini pier and took the overnight boat to Honolulu. There were no planes in those days He boarded the Matson Liner and arrived in Los Angeles. He did not know anyone and did not know what to do until he met some boys from Hawai‘i. They all got together and found a place to live.
Jobs were not easy to find at that time on the West Coast if you were a Japanese. Tom did odd jobs like cleaning beauty shops after they had closed for the day, and also worked for the UPS until he found steady work at the 9th St. Produce Market in Los Angeles, where he stayed until he was inducted into the U.S. Army in August 1941. He served in the army for four years and four months.
After being honorably discharged, he got married in Chicago. He worked in a factory making slot machines. During the evenings, he attended Crane Technical High School and received his high school diploma. During the Christmas holiday rush, he helped at the Chicago Post Office. He took the Post Office Exam and passed. He worked as a Mail Carrier for 25 years and retired, and lived on the Mainland for 43 years before coming back home to spend the rest of his retirement years. Services were private. Arrangements were handled b Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd. Special thanks go out to the hospice team and Linda Sutherland.
Marilyn Quilinguling Viquelia of Hanapepe, died Dec. 15, 2004, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 80.
Born June 15, 1924, in the Philippines, she was a retired cocktail waitress at Kauai Surf. She is survived by her husband: Deldin Viquelia; two daughters: Nati (Muzzy) De Fabian and Virginia (Dennis) Soto; four sons: Villamor (Linda) Parbo, William (Lavina) Parbo, George (Valarie) Parbo, Benjamin Parbo, five step sons, five step daughters, 16 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Anthony Del Gandio
Anthony F. Del Gandio of Whiting, NJ, died at home on Dec. 11, 2004, at the age of 83. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was predeceased by his parents Carmine & Rose, brothers Nicholas, John, Joseph and Vincent, sisters Louise and Millie, infant son Wayne Anthony and wife Margaret.
He is survived by sons Dennis of SI, NY and Allen of Myrtle Beach, SC and Gerald of Berkeley Springs, WV, daughters-in-law, Barbara, Gail and Royle, brother Alfred and sisters Marie and Anna, eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. During WWII he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and was assigned to the 19th Troop Carrier Squadron, Hickam Field on O‘ahu. He survived the bombing of Pearl Harbor on the “Day of Infamy” Dec. 7, 1941. After discharge he lived on Kaua‘i. He returned to Brooklyn in 1949 and worked for the Dept. of the Army as a Systems Analyst. He was past president of Credstwood Village and was an active member of the Fishing Club and Camera Club. His passion was his camera and computer. He worked part-time for the Crestwood Village Sun as a Photographer/Reporter. Services were held in New York. Contributions can be sent to Van Dyke Hospice Program, 99 Highway 37 West, Toms River, NJ 08755.
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