Obituaries for Sunday — October 23, 2005

• Sam Boyce

• Cresalina “Saling” Villanueva

• David E. Cutcher Sr.

Sam Boyce

Sam Boyce of Kapa’a died on Oct. 19, 2005, at home at the age of 59, after a courageous two-year fight with leukemia.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Boyce, daughter Julie Boyce, son Robert (Lea) Boyce, granddaughters Mercedes, Leilyn and Brianna, grandson Lopaka; sister Sharon Simons of Idaho and numerous nieces and nephew in Arizona and Idaho.

He worked on numerous construction projects on the Mainland including the “Titan Missile Project,” Sacramento and Portland lightrail systems.

After moving to Kaua’i in 1988, he worked for Goodfellow Brothers as Project Manager. Projects included the Hyatt Regency Poipu, Lihue Airport expansion, Nawiliwili Harbor expansion etc.

He moved on to work with Grove Farm as Project manager. Projects with them included Kukui Grove Shopping Center Expansion, K-mart, and different private consulting projects.

A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, Oct. 30 at Aliomanu Beach starting at noon. Family and friends are welcome. Casual attire is suggested.

Cresalina “Saling” Villanueva

Cresalina “Saling” Villanueva of ‘Ele’ele died Oct. 20, 2005, at the age of 75.

Born March 21, 1930, in Pagudpud, Philippines, she was a junior sugar processor for Mc-Bryde Sugar Company.

She is survived by her husband: Washington Villanueva; daughter: Crestine (Steve) Hauser of Long Beach, Calif; sons Wilber (Christine) Villanueva of ‘Ele’ele and Henry (Carol) Villanueva of Los Angeles; grandson: Gunnar Hauser; sister: Juanita Magarro and numerous nieces, nephews and relatives. She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary where services will be held at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park.

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

David E. Cutcher Sr.

David E. Cutcher Sr. of Kailua, O’ahu, died Oct. 15, 2005, at Kailua, at the age of 70.

Born Oct. 11, 1935, in Flint, Mich., he was a carpenter and a mason.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years: Kaui Ruth Cutcher: sons: Kawika David (Yolanda) Cutcher of Anahola; Fred Cutcher of New York; daughters: Debbie (Tino) Antono of Kailua, O’ahu; Chrissy (John) DeCourte of Kailua, O’ahu; hanai sons Fetu and Francis Sua of Kailua, HI; eight grandchildren: Liana Cutcher, Kawika Cutcher, Kaui Cutcher, Baba De Courte, Jordan DeCourte, Kalei Cutcher, Christina Antono, Tino Antono, great grandson: Chavis Naino Cutcher-Sumida.

A U.S. Army veteran, he was a sergeant in Korea from April 8, 1954 to April 17, 1957. He later worked for Hawaiian Dredge, was a master carpenter with Wonderland Homes; and retired from Hickam Air Force Base as a grounds supervisor.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Oct. 27, at Kaneohe, Veterans Memorial. Open to the public at 1113 Kupau St. The family requests that flowers be omitted and suggests casual attire. Arrangements are being handled by the family.


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