Obituaries for Friday, October 5, 2007

• Edith Y. Oride

• Torao ‘Jack’ Nada

Edith Y. Oride

Edith Y. Oride, of Lihu‘e, died at home on Sept. 27, 2007, at the age of 79.

Born in Kapa‘a, on Aug. 27, 1928, she retired with Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital as a registered nurse.

Preceded in death by her husband Hideo Oride, she is survived bydaughter Mia (Gerald) Ako of Lihu‘e; sons Dr. Michael (Gail) Oride of Lihu‘e, David (Jo Anne) Oride of ‘Ewa Beach, Leslie Oride of Hilo; three sisters, Nancy Unemori of Molokai, Janet (Ismo) Yoshishige of Lihu‘e, Leatrice Tanaka of Lihu‘e; two brothers, Philip (Helene) Yamagata of Kapa’a, Ronald (Janet) Yamagata of O‘ahu; five grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at All Saints Episcopal Church in Kapa‘a where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m..                  .

The family requests aloha attire and graciously declines flowers.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Oride family with arrangements.

Torao “Jack” Nada

Torao “Jack” Nada of Hanapepe, died on Sept. 24, 2007, at his home at the age of 80.

Born Oct. 22, 1926, in Makaweli, he was the son of the late Zenkichi and Tsuneko Nada.

As a business entrepreneur, he was the president of Thrifty Mart, Inc. He was a founding member of the Hanapepe Church of the Nazarene and remained an active member for 50 years. The Kauai Pop Warner League and the Kaumaka Baseball League were organized by Jack Nada. He was also an integral part of the Hanapepe Colts football team. Besides these accomplishments, he was involved in various community associations such as the Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Kauai Jaycees and the Westside Rotary Club. His favorite pastime activities were playing golf and socializing with his friends and customers. His greatest joy was the time he spent wth his famiy.

He is survived by his loving wife Irene Yukimi, and childen Marlene (Conrad) Oishi of Mililani, O‘ahu, Debbie Miyao of Honolulu, Kathleen Nada-Schrader of Renton, Wash.; Dr. Aaron (Dawn) Nada of Honolulu, Clyde (Lota) Nada of Hanapepe and Laura (Francis) Mission of ‘Ele‘ele. He is also survived by ten grandchildren; sisters Fujiko (Sadamu) Akamine and Hiroko (Hiroshi) Matsuoka; brother Herbert (Ethel) Nada; sister-in-law Sue Nada; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Yoshiyuki Nada.

Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Hanapepe Church of the Nazarene on Pepe Road in Hanapepe. A service to commemorate his life will be held at 11 a.m.

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


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