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• Heather Leann Bell
• Thomas Danbury
• Vilma Gatchalian
• Barney Tamura
• Gloria Ann ‘Glo’ Toone
Heather Leann Bell
Heather Leann Bell, of Kilauea, died at Kalihiwai on July 24, 2007, at the age of 39.
Born in California on Sept. 22, 1967, she was a waitress at Paradise Grill.
She is survived by her loving husband Bruce Chapin; sons Jacob Chapin and Justin Bell; daughter Alyssa Bell; parents Ronnie Johnson of Florida and Linda (Patrick) McElgunn of Oregon; sister Cindy Middleton of California; brothers Jeffrey Johnson, Eric Johnson, Jeremy Thompson, and Jason Thompson, all of California.
A celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, July 29, at Kalihiwai rivermouth at 2 p.m. Friends and family should feel free to bring flowers, food and beach chairs.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted her family with arrangements.
Thomas Danbury, of Kilauea, died July 11, 2007, while visiting his mother-in-law, Rosa John, of Kansas City, Mo. He was 71.
Preceded in death by his brother Bill, he is survived by his wife of 48 years, Rosalie; sons Jim and his wife Diane, John and his wife Liz, and Peter; four grandchildren; and brothers Donald, Robert and Charles (Chester) of Kaua‘i.
Born on April 29, 1936, in King City, Mo., where he grew up, he received a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and did post-graduate studies there, and at Michigan State in communications research. He married Rosalie A. John in 1959 in Grandview, Mo. In 1977, he founded Survey Sampling, Inc. in Westport, Ct., with Beverly Weiman. Now based in Fairfield, Ct., with offices worldwide, SSI was the first commercial sampling company. Mr. Danbury was considered a pioneer in his field.
Mr. Danbury retired to Kilauea in 1992 and lived part of the year in Venice, Fl. Memorial services were held July 14 in Kansas City, Mo.
An active member of the United Church of Christ in Kapa‘a, he was also a supporter of Habitat for Humanity in Hawai‘i, as well as the Hawai‘i International Film Festival, among other organizations. Most recently, he sponsored a charity performance by folksinger Joe Hickerson, which took place in Princeville in 2006.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Carter Center www.cartercenter.org or to CARE www.care.org.
Memorial service for Vilma Gatchalian will be held on Saturday, July 28, at Holy Cross Church. Viewing is from 8:30 a.m. to
10:30 a.m. Mass will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. In celebration of Vilma’s life, program and fellowship will be at Holy Cross Hall after the Mass.
Vilma Paguia Gatchalian, of Gilbert, Arizona died on May 11, 2007, at Banner Hospital in Mesa, Arizona, at the age of 74.
Born in Sorsogon, Philippines, on April 27, 1933, she was a retired optometrist and a long-time Kalaheo resident. She was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church, an 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.
Barney Makoto Tamura of Anahola died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on July 16, 2007, at the age of 46.
Born in Lihu‘e on Sept. 25, 1960, he was a delivery driver for Kauai Growers Exchange.
He is survived by his wife Liane Tamura, parents Henry and Shirley Tamura of Kapa‘a, brother Amos (Victoria) Tamura of Honolulu, sisters Julie (Dan) Groves, Kathy and Denise Tamura, all of Kapa’a and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be on Saturday, July 28 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Kapa’a with visitation from 2 p.m. followed by services at 3 p.m.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Tamura family with arrangements.
Gloria Ann ‘Glo’ Toone
Gloria Ann (Glo) Toone died July 21, 2007. Born April 27, 1948, in Odgen, Utah, she was the daughter of Joseph William and Maurine Anderson Toone.
She grew up in Croydon, Utah, and graduated from Morgan High School in 1966. She married LeRoy Moulding on Aug. 9, 1969, in Ogden. They were later divorced.
Glo lived in Croydon, Ogden, and Brigham City, Utah; Pasadena, Calif.; Minneapolis, Minn.; and Kaua‘i. Her final three months were spent at the home of her son in Ogden. He was at her side, tenderly caring for her, when she died.
While living on Kaua‘i, she operated a house-cleaning business, Glo-N-Homes of Kaua‘i, in Kapa‘a. She made many friends on the island, and shared many memories of her time there.
She is survived by Cody Moulding (son) and Ronee Walker, brother and sisters, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and a sister.
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