Obituaries for Thursday, April 19, 2007

• Violet Perreira

• John B. Rapozo IV


Violet Perreira

Violet Lawrence Gouveia Perreira of Lihu‘e died on April 13, 2007, at the age of 84.

Born Nov. 27, 1922, in Lihu‘e, she was a domestic engineer. She enjoyed spending quality time with friends and family and had a great passion for baking with close friends. She also took pleasure in helping people who came to her for healing, who will miss her gentle hands and caring words.

She was preceded in death by her husband Alfred Perreira and son Melvin Perreira; one brother, Manuel Lawrence, and three sisters, Mary Medeiros, Josephine Cunningham, and Sandra Kaahea.

She is survived by brother Albert Lawrence Gouveia of Hanama‘ulu, sister Julia Silva of Honolulu; children Jackie (Candy) Silva of California, Patrick (Linda) Silva of the Philippines, Glenn (Cindy) Silva of Honolulu, Linda Crommy of Honolulu, Wayne (Anelle) Perreira, Corlene (Larry) Rapozo of Lihu‘e, Cheryl (Rudy) Miranda of Kilauea, and Parmalee (Dennis) Dato of Kapa‘a; 25 grandchildren; 32 greatgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 20, at Immaculate Conception Church in Kapaia. Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. with Mass at 10 a.m. followed by interment at Kauai Memorial Gardens in Lihu‘e.

Casual attire is suggested. Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.


John B. Rapozo IV

John Botelho Rapozo IV of Koloa died April 15, 2007, at the age of 22.

Born Oct. 10, 1984, in Waimea, he was with TSA at Lihu‘e Airport.

He is survived by son Keola Ilai Rapozo of Koloa; mother Carol (Larry) Pimental of Waimea; father John Rapozo IÎI of Hanapepe; fiancee Veronica Llego of Waimea; brother Kainalu Games; sister Nona Rapozo, grandfather John Rapozo Jr., grandmothers Mitsue Games and Yvonne Carineo; one niece and one nephew.

Friends may visit with the family from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Friends may visit with the family again from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at Kekaha Methodist Church, where services will be at 3:30 p.m.

Burial will be at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

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

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