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• Elizabeth Fu
• Rev. Lucena Fernandez
• Romualdo Balisacan
• Mine S. Tamura
• Julie Jeffries Coe
• Emeterio Hernando
Elizabeth Ann Ululani Fu of Waimea died in Reno, Nev. on Dec. 7, 2004, at the age of 65.
Born Oct. 28, 1939, in Makaweli, she worked for the state for 30 years, and retired as a health aide at Kekaha 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 the family requests that flowers be omitted.
Rev. Lucena Fernandez
The Rev. Lucena Rico Fernandez of Kekaha died at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital on Dec. 6, 2004, at the age of 84.
Born in Honolulu on Sept. 23, 1920, she was a minister with the Door of Faith Church in Kekaha. Preceded in death by sisters, Violet R. Jaime and Lordes R. Concepcion; and brothers, Benjamin and Charles Rico, she is survived by husband, Ralph D. Fernandez; brother, Juan C. Rico Jr. of El Paso, Texas; sisters, Trinidad R. Clarabal of Waipio, O‘ahu and Dolores Jaime of Wahiawa, O‘ahu; stepsons, Melvin Fernandez of Newport, R.I., Edward (Georgia) Fernandez of Kekaha, Daniel Fernandez of Kekaha and Henry (Carmen) Fernandez of Roy, Wash.; stepdaughters, Bernice Wade of Kekaha, Catherine Dilwith of Reno, Nev., and Jeanette (John) Pohato of Oregon; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Dec. 10.
Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
Romualdo Balisacan of ‘Ele‘ele, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Dec. 17, 2004, at the age of 81.
Born in Sarat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on Feb. 7, 1923, he was a machine operator and irrigator with McBryde Sugar Co., Ltd.
Preceded in death by daughter, Nora Valera, he is survived by his wife, Melchora C. Balisacan; son, Roland (Ethel) Balisacan of ‘Ele‘ele, three daughters, Imelda (Rocky) Riopta of Maui, Irene (Richard) Jardin of Clarkesville, Tenn.; six grandchildren; brother, Arcadio (Enriquita) Balisacan; numerous aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, at the Garden Island Mortuary chapel; service officiated by Pastor John Mills will begin at 7 p.m.; visitation also from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 24, at the Church of the Nazarene; service at 9 a.m. followed by burial at the Hanapepe Public Cemetery.
Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
Mine S. Tamura
Mine S. Tamura of Lihu‘e died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Dec. 8, 2004, at the age of 84.
Born in Lihu‘e on Jan. 4, 1920, she is survived by husband, Masao; two brothers, Hiroshi Sugibayashi and Isao (Hazel) Sugibayashi, both of Lihu‘e; sister, Kimiye Oliva of Kailua, O‘ahu. Services were private.
Julie Jeffries Coe
Julie Jeffries Coe, born on Nov. 27, 1958, died on Dec. 14, 2004 at the age of 46.
Graduating from Kaua‘i High School in 1976, she was a long-time employee at the Kauai Surf Hotel. Most recently, she had been a horse-ranch owner and nature lover in Cle Elum, Wash. She died from a head injury sustained while on vacation with her family in Mexico.
She is survived by her loving husband, Matt Coe, and their two sons, Cooper Coe and Oliver Coe. Julie is also survived by her mother, Peg Jeffries of Ellensberg, Wash., sister Beth (Steve) Cagle of Huntington Beach, Calif., sister Amy (Rick) Marvin of Pila‘a, and numerous nieces and nephews. Her life will be celebrated in a ceremony at her ranch in Washington.
Emeterio Gawiran Hernando of Hanama‘ulu, died Dec. 19, 2004, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 82.
Born Aug. 2, 1922, in the Philippines, he was a field supervisor with Lihu‘e Plantation.
He is survived by his wife: Paulina Manuel Hernando of Hanama‘ulu; two sons: Sam Hernando of Hanama‘ulu and Rolly (Jo Marie) Hernando of Lihu‘e; one granddaughter, numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 28 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kapa‘ia at 8:30 a.m. Service will follow at 10 a.m., with burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens in Lihu‘e. Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
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