Obituaries for Monday — April 03, 2006

• Isabella Medeiros

Isabella Medeiros

Isabella “Bella” Medeiros of Kalaheo died at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home on March 29, 2006, at the age of 94.

Born in New Mill, on Jan. 22, 1912, she along with her husband, sons and grandsons, owned and operated Kauai Mortuary in Koloa for 33 years.

She was active in her senior citizens groups, a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, a representative to the Kauai Economic Opportunity organization, and a member of the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program working as a volunteer at Wilcox Hospital in the geratrics ward for 20 years.

Bella was preceded in death b her husband, Louis Medeiros, her two sons, Michael Medeiros and Patrick Medeiros and one grandson, Patrick “Patta” Medeiros Jr.

She is survived by her daughter, Veronica (Solomon) Ono of Kalaheo; two daugters-in-law, Ann Medeiros of Hilo and Lorraine Medeiros-Loy of Lawai; 11 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call on Saturday, April 8, at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. with Mass to follow.


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