Obituaries for Friday — October 14, 2005

• Eliza Carreira

• Grace Fitzgerald

• Victoria Androus

• Lee Emerick

• Patricia Beck


Eliza Carreira

Eliza A. Carreira of Lihu’e died Oct. 3, 2005, at Garden Isle Health-care at the age of 78.

Born on July 12, 1927, she retired as the wedding coordinator with Coco Palms Hotel.

She is survived by her son, Kingsley (Joyce) Nuuhiwa of Honolulu; sisters: Margaret Kupo of Honolulu and Gloria Bond of California.

Visitation with the family was on Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lihu’e Ward with a Chapel service celebrated at 10 a.m. by Bishop Andy Sennett. Burial to followed Kauai Memorial Gardens in Kapaia.

Arrangements are being handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home


Grace Fitzgerald

Grace Fitzgerald of Kapa’a died at her home on Oct. 11, 2005, at the age of 71.

Born Feb. 1, 1934, on Hawai’i, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters: Debby (Elvis) Fitzgerald-Tro-che of Kapa’a and Grace Carveiro of Kapa’a; two sons: Floyd (Lori) Fitzgerald of Kapa’a and William (Roberta) Fitzgerald of Washington; one hanai son: George (Aileen) Kupihea of Kapa’a; and 10 grand-children.

Friends may visit with the family from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa, where services will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary


Victoria Androus

Victoria “Vicki” Androus of Honolulu died Oct. 10, 2005, in Honolulu at the age of 94.

Born in Kalaheo, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by sons Dionisio Pacheco and Frank Androus; three grandchildren; one great-grand-child; sister, Mary Vales; brothers, Marcelino Toledo, Martin Toledo and Jon Cruz.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Grace Chapel of Honolulu, 5275 Kalanianaole Highway, service at noon. Graveside service on Monday, Oct. 17, at 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery in Honolulu.

Monetary gifts suggested to Grace Chapel of Honolulu to the Victoria Androus Memorial Fund, 5275 Kalanianaole Hwy., Honolulu, HI 96821.

Arrangements are being handled by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary


Lee Emerick

Lee Emerick of Lihu’e died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Oct. 7, 2005, at the age of 72.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Pat Emerick; two sons, Dave and Ken Emerick, his daughter-in-law Kathy and grand-daughter Carly. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him and by those whose lives he touched.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society or Kaua’i Hospice would be greatly appreciated.


Patricia Beck

Patricia Lucilla Beck, died at her home in Lawai, on Oct. 10, 2005, at the age of 90.

Born in Aug. 13, 1915, in Surrey, England, she is predeceased by her husband, Clarence Earle Beck, Brigadier General, (retired.) She is survived by Virginia Beck (Martin Wessler), Lawai; Kathryn Paquin (Greg), California: David Beck (Anna Claire), Albuquerque, NM, and Kandie Beck, Kalaheo; nine grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

She was a professional horse-woman and trainer, competing in the National Horse Show at Madison Square Gardens, as well as training horses for competitions and movies. She provided coaching and training to mounted Girls Scout troops and 4-H clubs, throughout her lifetime. She started one of the first riding clubs for disabled children.

She met her husband, Clarence, while he was serving on General Eisenhower’s staff during the planning of D-Day. She was an American Red Cross Volunteer for over 50 years.

A charter member of Na Lima Kokua, she cultivated rare plants and planted trees wherever she lived, including Britain, Germany, Pakistan, Italy, and nearly 40 years in Hawai’i. She was a member of the Mokihana Club, the Navy League, The Kauai Humane Society, and former president of the Republican Women’s Club.

Her life will be celebrated Saturday, October 15, at 2 p.m. at St. Michael’s and All Angels church in Lihu’e. Donations may be made to the Kauai Humane Society.

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