Obituaries for Friday, June 29, 2007

• Kekoa S. Tecson

• Francisco Tagatac

• Rosalina Bonifacio

• Doris H. Uyemasu


Kekoa S. Tecson

Kekoa S. Tecson of Kalaheo, died June 27, 2007, at his home at the age of 29.

Born Dec. 22, 1977, on O‘ahu, he was a mailman for Kalaheo Post Office.

He is survived by his wife Karin Bukoski-Tecson; sons Kekoa and Kaimani Tecson; father Ray (April) Tecson and mother Kathleen (Peter Sapinosa) Sasaki; brothers Joe McCann and Ikaika Tecson; sister Kasey Sasaki; grandparents, Florence and Marco Tecson and Shigeyuki and Miriam Sasaki; mother- and father-in-law Howard and Elaine Bukoski; sisters-in-law Julie (Kevin) Akita and Melissa Bukoski; nieces and nephews Tyra Pai, Nakoa Malama, Kash and Hunter Akita and Kanaloa Sasaki-Yasutake.

Friends may visit with the family on from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. on July 3 at Holy Cross Church. Mass will be at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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


Francisco Tagatac

Francisco D. “Kiko” Tagatac of Kekaha died on June 21, 2007, at Sutter Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, Calif., at the age of 90.

Born at Batac Norte, Philippines, he was a heavy equipment operator for Olokele Sugar Company.

He is survived by his wife Esperanza Tagatac of Kekaha; daughter Esther (Brant) Holland of Maui; sons Bernardo (Rosamond) Tagatac of Stockton, Calif., Rolando (Lemelyn) Tagatac of Henderson, Nev. and Erwin (Melinda) Tagatac of Roseville, Calif.; sisters Jacinta Sarian of Long Beach, Calif., Paciencia (Urallano) Luzod of West Covina, Calif., and Amancia Rigonan of Vallejo, Calif.; brother Patricio (Meding) Tagatac of Vallejo, Calif; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be Saturday, at St. Theresa’s Church. Viewing is from noon to 1:45 p.m., Mass to follow at 2 p.m. Casual attire suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.


Rosalina Bonifacio

Rosalina “Lina” Begay Bonifacio born in Puhi died at home in Vallejo, Calif. on June 22, 2007, following a long illness.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today with vigil and rosary services at Twin Chaples Mortuary in Vallejo, Calif.

Mass. will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Twin Chaples Mortuary in Vallejo, Calif.


Doris H. Uyemasu

Doris Uyematsu died in Sacramento, Calif., on July 9, 2006. She is survived by her son, John Storey and grandsons Daniel Storey of Sacramento, Calif. and Paul Baumann of San Diego, Calif.

A memorial service will be Sunday at noon at the Kapa‘a Missionary Church. Casual attire is suggested and the family requests that flowers be omitted.

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