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• Eusebio V. Afaga
• Kichiro Umetsu
• Placido M. Jose
• Oscar Tadije
• Virginia Escalona
Eusebio V. Afaga
Eusebio V. Afaga of Kapa‘a died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on June 7, 2005, at the age of 97. Born in Isabela, Philippines, on Jan. 29, 1908, he was an irrigator/carpenter with Lihue Plantation Co., Ltd.
He is survived by four daughters: Jacinta A. Ubay of Hanama‘ulu, Benjamina (Arsenio) Yanuaria of Honolulu, Goni F. (Gregorio) Sadora of Wailua Homesteads and Andrea A. (Joe) Ramelb of Honolulu; 11 grand-children; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family at 8:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Saturday, June 18. Mass officiated by the Rev. John Bitterman will begin at 11 a.m., followed by burial at the Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Casual attire is suggested.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
Kichiro Umetsu of Kapa‘a died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on June 11, 2005, at the age of 83.
Born in Hanalei, on June 2, 1922, he was an electrician with Hale Kauai.
Preceded in death by son Gordon, he is survived by his wife, Teruko Umetsu of Kapa‘a; son Calvin (Donna) Umetsu of ‘Ele‘ele; four daughters: Lynette Umetsu of Honolulu, Carol (Allan) Aceret of Las Vegas, Gail (Larry) Lee of Kapa‘a and Lisa (Kenneth) Kimura of Kapa‘a; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; five sisters: Shizue Uyeda of Maui, Miyoshi Takahashi of Kapa‘a, Alice Fujii of Kapa‘a, JoAnn Nakamura of Hanalei and Yui Kojima of Kapa‘a; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 17, at the Kapaa United Church of Christ. The service is at 2 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.
Placido M. Jose
Placido M. Jose of Kaumakani died at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital on June 9, 2005, at the age of 91.
Born in Dingras Ilocos Norte, Philippines on Aug. 13, 1913, he was a retired irrigation worker with Olokele Sugar Company.
Preceded in death by his companion, Lorraine Kali, and a brother, he is survived by a son, Emilio Jose of Philippines; daughter, Conception Jose of Philippines; sister, Juanita Taylan of Philippines; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins; hanai family, Robert Komaki, Chris Kali, Bruce Kali and Sherry Hashimoto.
Friends may visit with the family on Friday, June 17, at 9 a.m. at The Garden Island Mortuary Chapel. A service is at 10 a.m., followed by cremation. Casual attire is suggested.
Oscar Tadije of Koloa died May 20, 2005, at Straub Hospital, at the age of 51.
Born Nov. 7, 1953, in the Philippines, he was a gardener for Poipu Kapili.
He is survived by his father: Pio C. Tadije, mother Rosa Tadije, sister: Soledad (Ben) Negrillo; four brothers: Alejandrino (Bena) Tadije, Romeo (Ester) Tadije, Armando (Remedios) Tadije, and Loreto (Benilua) Tadije; one sister-in-law: Lina Tadije; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call on Saturday, June 18, at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m.
Burial to follow at St. Raphael’s Church cemetery in Koloa;
Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Virginia Marquez Escalona of Wailua died at home on June 12, 2005, at the age of 65.
Born on Dec. 17, 1939, in Ahukini, she was employed by the State of Hawai‘i as a social worker with the Department of Social Services & Housing.
She is survived by one son, Anthony (Erma) Escalona of Wailua, one daughter, Barbara (Roderick) Green of Wailua; brother Sevie Marquez of Fresno; sister Jesusa Witkowski of Los Angeles; grand-daughter, Nialani Green; and grandson, Kalama Escalona, both of Wailua.
A wake service will be on Monday June 20, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Catherine’s Church. Another viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 21, from 9 a.m., with Mass celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Church. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Kapaia. Arrangements are being handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
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