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• Emmaline Hooikaika
• Heather Leann Bell
• Sumie Croydon
• Bernice Satomi Shiraishi
• Frank Carvalho Gonsalves, Sr.
Emmaline “Emma” Helen Hiilei Hooikaika of Anahola died at home on July 11, 2007, at the age of 69. She was born in Koloa on Feb. 10, 1938, and was a dedicated homemaker besides being employed as a waitress at Coco Palms Hotel and Hanalei Plantation.
She is preceded in death by her husband in 1979, Richard K. Hooikaika; her long time companion in 2006, James K. Reyes; two granddaughters, Hiilei Hooikaika, Tiffany Medina; one great-granddaughter, Kayla Kaauwai; two brothers Samuel “Sonny” Kane and Arthur Poli.
She is survived by children Desiree “Kui” (Phil) Tung Loong of Kapa‘a, Ahkem (Catalina) Hooikaika of Catalina Island, Frank (Ulu) Hooikaika of Anahola, Elizabeth “Liz” (Thomas) Hooikaika of Anahola, Lynette “Lehua” (Don) Hooikaika-Medina of Wailua, Billy (Ellen) Hooikaika of Anahola; step-children Brian Reyes, Blaine (Maile) Reyes, Barrett Reyes, Marlene Silva, Roxanne Silva; siblings Alice (Yoshio “Cheetah”) Kaneshiro of Kekaha, Lilly Christian of Kapaa, Ahkem (Roslyn) Tung Loong of California, Melvin Tung Loong of California, Charlotte (Ben) May of Tennessee, Douglas “Boogie” Tung Loong of Arkansas, Marvin Tung Loong of California; aunts Emily Smith of Kapa‘a, Alfreida Hanano of Koloa; 22 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of her life will be Aug. 5, at Kaua‘i Veterans Center in Lihu‘e. Viewing is scheduled from 10 a.m. and services beginning at 1 p.m. Cremation will follow. Donations may be made to Lynette Hooikaika-Medina at P.O. Box 368, Anahola, HI 96703.
Casual attire is suggested.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Hooikaika family with arrangements.
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 at 2 p.m. today, at Kalihiwai rivermouth. Friends and family should feel free to bring flowers, food and beach chairs. Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted her family with arrangements.
Sumie Marumoto Croydon died at her home in Kapa’a on July 10, 2007, with loved ones at her side.
Born in Kilauea on July 25, 1920, to Yasoichi and Shima Marumoto, she attended Kilauea School, Kaua‘i High School and Canon Business School. As a young woman she moved to O‘ahu, where she worked for Meadow Gold and then Muller and Phipps. It was there that she met her husband Fred Croydon. She also worked at Kaiser as the administrative assistant to the Physician Group. After 32 years of proud service to Kaiser, she retired in 1992.
She is survived by her son Guy and his family Ann, Noah, Alexandria, Isaac Croydon and Jimmy DeCorte; her son Gordon and his family Barbara, Scott, Kimberly and Holly Croydon; Fred and his family Gale, Spencer and Sherman; and Glenn Croydon and his family Barbara and Pamela. She is also survived by her sisters Marjorie (Gary) Konishi, Tamae (Stanley) Endo, Asae (George) Oshita, Maxine (Clarence) Yamamoto, Shizue (Ernest) Kimura and Lillian Marumoto as well as numerous nieces, nephews and great grandchildren.
Private services took place for the family July 13, at Lihue Lutheran Church. Internment will be at Punchbowl Cemetery at a future date to be announced.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Kaua‘i Hospice for their compassionate care.
Bernice Satomi Shiraishi
Bernice Satomi Shiraishi died at Garden Isle Healthcare on July 18, 2007, at the age of 90. She was born in Waimea on July 23, 1916, and retired as an X-ray Assistant at Samuel Mahelona Hospital.
She is preceded in death by her husband Clinton G. Shiraishi; brother Shoichi Nakagawa; daughter Jeanette (Harry) Kawamura; sisters Kimi Suga of Waimea, Hiroko (George) Okada of Honolulu, Matsuyo Ogata of Honolulu; brother Masaji (Nancy) Nakagawa; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Private services took place. Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted her family with the arrangements.
Frank Carvalho Gonsalves, Sr.
Frank Carvalho Gonsalves, Sr., of ‘Oma‘o, died on July 13, 2007, at the age of 94. Born in Hawai‘i on Oct. 7, 1912, he was a park caretaker. He is survived by his sons Stanley (Maureen) Gonsalves and Frank (Margaret) Gonsalves; daughter Elsie Gonsalves Rivera; sister Sophie (Joseph) Akita; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be Aug. 4, at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery pavilion in Hanapepe. Viewing time will be from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Prayer services will be celebrated at 10 a.m. with burial to follow at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire suggested.
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