Obituaries for Tuesday, July 8, 2008

• Deysha Machado

• Joseph Freitas

• Gene Schumacher

Deysha Machado

Deysha Kawaileia Machado died July 1, 2008, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born July 1, 2008.

She is survived by parents Devin and Natasha Machado; grandparents Raynard and Esther Machado, and Philip and Marlene Eliana Jr.; great-grandparents Contrado and Helena Acierto, Lei Machado, Mauro Valvieja and Philip Eliana Sr.; and numerous aunties, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa. Services will be at 11 a.m. Burial will take place at Lihue Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is handling the arrangements.

Joseph Freitas

Joseph Freitas Sr. of Kalaheo died July 6, 2008, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 85. Born September 10, 1922, in Lawa‘i, he was a truck driver with McBryde Plantation.

He was preceded in death by son Rodney Freitas and daughter Loretta Freitas Troyer.

He is survived by wife Frances Freitas; sons Michael (Sharon) Freitas and Joey Freitas, both of Kalaheo; daughters Bernie Soto of Hanapepe, Miss Francie (Dickie) Silva of Kalaheo and Laurie (Wesley) Chow of Kalaheo; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister Minnie Soto of ‘Oma‘o; sisters-in-law Margaret Freitas, Minnie Freitas and Emma Freitas; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, at Holy Cross Church; Mass at 1:30 p.m. followed by burial at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.

Gene Schumacher

Gene Leebert Schumacher of Lihu‘e died July 4, 2008, at home at the age of 53. He was born June 14, 1955, in Lihu‘e.

He was preceded in death by father Carl W. Schumacher Jr.

He is survived by spouse DeLee Halia Beaudry, mother Ululani J. Schumacher, brothers Carl W. (Annie) Schumacher III and Jeffery H. Schumacher, nephew Kyle Adam Schumacher, numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, at the Lihue Lutheran Church; service at 11 a.m. Casual attire is suggested and the family requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.


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