Obituaries for Thursday, April 5, 2007

• Shanda Navarro

• Frances Thomas

Shanda Navarro

Shanda Faye Navarro of Kilauea died on March 30, 2007, at the age of 44.

Born in Seattle, Wash., on Aug. 14, 1962, she was a self-employed hairdresser and cosmetologist.

She is survived by her husband Patrick Navarro; son Kevin McGuire-Navarro; daughters Carmia Rios and Candice Navarro, all of Kilauea; mother Margie Winston; sisters Laurie Seahorn, Michelle Rios, Tanya Hell, Evie Hell, and Tannee Hell, all of Seattle; brothers Doug Seahorn of Seattle and Greg Seahorn of California; and granddaughter Kalehua Yokotake.

Services will be held at a later date.

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

Frances Thomas

Frances Thomas of Kapa‘a died March 29, 2007, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 84.

Born Feb. 4, 1923, in Hawai‘i, she was a homemaker.

Preceded in death by her beloved husband Alexander Thomas, sister Cynthia Machado, and brother Manuel Soares, she is survived by brother Antone “Tony” Soares of Scottsdale, Ariz., and sister Helen B. Souza of Honolulu; children Stephen (Sheilah) Thomas, Dennis Thomas, Valerie Thomas and Jeffery (Norma) Thomas; grandchildren Nicole (Troy) Waialeale, Brandon Thomas, Dawn (Kenneth) Cummings, Cherisse Thomas, Brian Thomas, Christin (Juan) Abrego, Joseph (Cammy) Thomas, Kathleen (Ludt) Dakamas, Justin Thomas, Blake Moura and Megan Moura; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many loved ones who shared in her life.

Friends may visit with the family from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Monday, April 9, at Immaculate Conception Church where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. by Father Bill.

Burial to follow at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery.

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


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