Obituaries Saturday, May 26, 2007

• Vilma Gatchalian

Vilma Gatchalian

Vilma Paguia Gatchalian of Gilbert, Ariz., died on May 11, 2007, at Banner Hospital in Mesa, Ariz., at the age of 74.

Born in Sorsogon, Philippines, on April 27, 1933, she was a retired optometrist and a long-time resident of Kalaheo. Vilma was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church and a very active Filipino Catholic Club member, a pioneer of the Misa de Gallo at the parish, a member of the Bailes de Jose Dance Troupe and a member of Kauai Visayan Club.

She is survived by her husband, Solomon Gatchalian, numerous nephews and nieces.

Memorial services will be held on Kaua‘i at a later date.


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