Obituaries for Friday — January 20, 2006

• Dominador Abalos Sr.

• Fernando Santiago

• Yoshiharu Shimatsu


Dominador Abalos Sr.

Dominador “Domingo” Abalos, Sr. of Makaweli, died Jan 11, 2006, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, at the age of 80.

Born March 26, 1925, in Tayug, Pangasinan, Philippines, he retired as a field attendant at Gay & Robinson Sugar Plantation and was also active in politics.

He is survived by his wife: Amparo “Frances” Abalos of Makaweli; three sons: George (Karleen) Abalos and Domi (Marlyn) Abalos, both of Kapa’a; Anson Abalos of Hanapepe; daughter: Allison (Bradley) Hiranaka of Puhi; two brothers: Pancho Abalos and Pantaleon (Edna) Abalos, Jr.; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; hanai children: James, Chris, Gary and Leslie Largo, and Geri Kawamura; numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

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


Fernando Santiago

Fernando Santiago of Kekaha died on Jan. 13, 2006, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 92.

Born in Lingayen Pangasinan, Philippines on May 30, 1913, he came to Hawai’i in 1932 and worked at the Kekaha Sugar Plantation until he retired as a Senior Pan man in 1978 after 45 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Rosita Santiago of Kekaha, five children: Sylvia Divine of California, Richard (Betty) Santiago of Kekaha, Kenneth Santiago of Kekaha, Ernesto (Arlene) Santiago of California and Cecilia (Tom) Bean of Arizona, 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grand-children, two great-great-grand-children, brother, Laureano (Lilia) Santiago Sr., of Kekaha, sister, Modesta Villoria of Philippines, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Jan. 21, from 9 a.m. with Mass beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Theresa’s Church in Kekaha. Services will be officiated by Fr. Larry.

Casual attire is suggested. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens in Kapa’ia.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted family with arrangements.


Yoshiharu Shimatsu

Yoshiharu Shimatsu of Kekaha died on Jan. 10, 2006, at Kauai Memorial Veterans Hospital at the age of 95.

Born in Kekaha on April 12, 1910, he retired with the Kekaha Sugar Plantation as a truck driver. He is survived by his wife, Stella S. Shimatsu of Kekaha, two sons, Marvin (Suzanne) Shimatsu, Lance Shimatsu, both of Idaho; two daughters, Eileen (Al) Cabinte of California, Janice (Stan) Blankenship of Alabama; two brothers, Norie (Annie) Shimatsu, Fumi Shimatsu, both of Kekaha; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be on Saturday, Jan. 21, from 9 a.m. with services beginning at 10 a.m. at the West Side Christian Center, 8041 Kekaha Road.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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