• Margaret Gomes
Margaret Gomes of Kekaha died Nov. 14, 2006, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 79.
Born May 9, 1927, in Lihu‘e, she was a homemaker and was known by many as the “Patele Lady.”
Preceded in death by daughter Dora Hirokane and husband Richard Gomes, she is survived by four sons, Angel (Lorita) Santiago Jr., Ronald (Irwette) Santiago, Chico (Tammy) Santiago and Manuel (Val) Santiago; two daughters, Sharon Mae Ader Santiago and Matilda (George) Inouye; one sister, Makline Boreliz; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Burial was at Kekaha Public Cemetery on Nov. 21.
Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.