Obituaries for Wednesday, May 14, 2008

• Florencio Agcaoili

• Agapito Navor

• Bonifacio Polintang

• Nancy Sugawa

• Olga Holi

• Fusae Castillo

• Eugenio Macugay

• Gordon Baldwin


Florencio Agcaoili

Florencio Balisbisana Agcaoili of Koloa passed away April 9, 2008, at the age of 86. Born April 5, 1922, in Pallas, Vintar, Philippines, he was retired from McBryde Sugar Co. as a truck driver.

He was preceded in death by parents Lucio and Presca Agcaoili, brother Manuel Agcaoili, sister Angela Maltezo, and half-brother Florentino Agcaoili.

He is survived by wife Gloria R. Agcaoili; sons Albert (Jayne) Agcaoili, Oliver Agcaoili, James Agcaoili, Filmer Agcaoili, all of Koloa, Noel (Jeanalyn) Agcaoili of Lihu‘e and Denley (Ama) Agcaoili of Honolulu; grandchildren Ashley Agcaoili of Las Vegas, Alana Agcaoili, Keano Agcaoili and Ashton Agcaoili; brothers Claro (Dominga) Agcaoili of Porterville, Calif., and Florendo (Virgie) Agcaoili of Stockton, Calif.; sisters Emilia Jacinto of Koloa, Zenaida Ramos and Caridad Rivera, both of Vintar, Philippines; half-brothers Leandro (Lina) Agcaoili of Lihu‘e and Vincente (Naty) Agcaoili of Wailua; and numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel in Koloa. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens in Kapaia.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is handling the arrangements.


Agapito Navor

Agapito N. “Pete” Navor of Anahola passed away May 5, 2008, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 96. Born March 15, 1912, in Luna, La Union in the Philippines, he was a maintenance worker with Wilcox Memorial Hospital and Coco Palms.

He is survived by sons Agapito (Melissa) Navor Jr. of Honolulu and Ricardo (Adelina) Navor Sr. of Hanama‘ulu; daughters Ulu Navor (Dan Urwiler) of Anahola, Adelina Negrillo of Hanama‘ulu, Cecilla (Jay) Navor of Honolulu and Paulina Meling (Ising) Bumatay of the Philippines; 37 grandchildren; 82 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Betty Nabor of Pearl City, O‘ahu; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at the Lihue Christian Church; service at 4 p.m. Casual attire is requested and the family requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.


Bonifacio Polintang

Bonifacio M. Polintang of Hanama‘ulu died on April 16, 2008, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 79. Born Nov. 5, 1928, in the Philippines, he was a retired irrigator for Lihu‘e Plantation.

He is survived by wife Magdalena Polintang; daughters Rose (Bernie) Semana, Glory (Efren) Taylan, Betty Polintang and Dana (Danial) Garven; brother Pedro Polintang; sister Carolina Polintang; 10 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Park Cemetery in Lihu‘e. Casual attire is suggested.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is handling the arrangements.


Nancy Sugawa

Nancy Toshiko Sugawa of Po‘ipu passed away on March 24, 2008, at her home at the age of 75. Born Oct. 12, 1932, in Kalaheo, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by husband Donald; daughters Debbie Anderson of Simi Valley, Calif., Tammy Lindquist of San Diego, Calif., and Donna Hodnefield of Honolulu; grandchildren Alyssa Anderson of Simi Valley, Calif., Noelle Anderson of Simi Valley, Calif., April Anderson of Simi Valley, Calif., and Trudy Hodnefield of Honolulu; brothers Albert Nagaoka of Kapa‘a, Roy Nagaoka of Norwalk, Calif., and Howard Nagaoka of Kapa‘a; sisters Irene Maeda of Kapa‘a, Joan Tanigawa of Monterey Park, Calif., and Lois Hamada of Kalaheo; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Nancy Sugawa’s service will be held during the summer.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.


Olga Holi

Olga Pualani Kali Holi of Hanapepe died May 3, 2008, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 83. Born Sept. 23, 1924, in Hanapepe, she was a retired kupuna.

She was preceded in death by husband Solomon Holi; son Lorrin Holi; brothers Samuel, Albert, John, Alexander and Lot Kali.

She is survived by daughters Wilma Holi of Hanapepe, Gwendolyn Holi of Lihu‘e, Belle Holi Kaiwi of Anahola, Mona Joy Holi of Hanapepe and Henrietta (Zachary) Helm of Moloka‘i; sons Nolan Holi of Wainihi and Gaylord (Lilas) Holi of Tahiti; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters Christina Kali of O‘ahu, Hyacinth Miller of O‘ahu, Gladiola (Melvin) Tawata of O‘ahu, Carol Edwards of Florida and Emma Decosta of ‘Oma‘o; brothers Henry (Elizabeth) Kali of Koloa, Anthony (Sue) Kali of Hanapepe and Peter (Alberta) Kali of Kalaheo; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Viewing will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 20, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Lihu‘e Ward. Services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Aloha attire is suggested.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is handling the arrangements.


Fusae Castillo

Fusae “Kay” Saiki Castillo of Puhi died May 7, 2008, in Honolulu at the age of 82. Born Nov. 11, 1925, in Wailua, she retired as a waitress at Dairy Queen in Lihu‘e.

She was preceded in death by husband Rufino; and one grandson.

She is survived by daughters, Larraine Woods, Carolyn (Kaohu) Cummings, Christine (Dwight Dansereau) Lovejoy and Candace (Terry) Onishi; son Randy (Marcia) Castillo; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and companion Edward Espinosa.

A celebration of her life will be held with visitation from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Friday, May 16, at Immaculate Conception Church and Mass beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary and Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Castillo family with arrangements.


Eugenio Macugay

Eugenio D. Macugay Sr. of Kapa‘a died May 5, 2008, at Queens Medical Center at the age of 76. Born Nov. 15, 1931, in the Philippines, he was employed in irrigation for Lihu‘e Plantation.

He is survived by wife Herminia Romas Macugay of Kapa‘a; children Elena (Ernesto) Vidad of the Philippines, Eddie (Myrna) Macugay of Maui, Marisa Valdez of Hanama‘ulu, Peter (Femar) Macugay of Kapa‘a, Eugenio (Imelda) Macugay Jr. of Las Vegas, Nev., Danny (Jackie) Macugay of Wailua, Joel (Dawn) Macugay of Washington and Mark Macugay of Abu Dhabi; father-in-law Ulpiano Ramos of the Philippines; brother Nabigio (Amparo) Macugay of Kealia; sisters Esperanza (Casamiro) Tumaneng of the Philippines and Pacita (Anatalio) Ramos of the Philippines; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa, and again from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Friday, July 18, at St. Catherines Church in Kapa‘a; Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is handling the arrangements.


Gordon Baldwin

Gordon Wallace Baldwin of Wailua Homesteads died May 9, 2008, at home at the age of 88. Born Aug. 14, 1919, in Carteret, N.J., he retired as a civil engineer with Williamson & Schmidt.

He is survived by wife Betty Jean Baldwin of Wailua Homesteads; daughter Arlene Baldwin of Wailua Homesteads; son Gordon N. (Marcia) Baldwin of California; and one granddaughter.

Memorial services will be held with visitation at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 15, at St. Michael’s & All Saints Episcopal Church; services begin at 12 p.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the Baldwin family with arrangements.

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