Obituaries for Sunrday, July 13, 2008

• Eugenio Macugay

• Tadao Sunada

• Basilia Corrales

• Constancio Suniga

• Hattie Telles


Eugenio Macugay

Eugenio Dela Cruz Macugay Sr. of Wailua died May 5, 2008, at Queens Medical Center at the age of 76. Born Nov. 15, 1931, in Laoag, Philippines, he was employed at Lihu‘e Plantation.

He was preceded in death by parents Maximo and Valeriana Macugay, stepmother Purificacion Macugay, brothers Rodrigo Macugay and Ricardo Macugay, and mother-in-law Catalina Ramos.

He is survived by wife Herminia Ramos Macugay of Wailua; children Elena (Ernesto) Vidad of the Philippines, Eddie (Myrna) Macugay of Maui, Marisa Valdez of Hanama‘ulu, Peter (Femar) of Kapa‘a, Eugenio (Mel) Macugay Jr. of Las Vegas, Danny (Jackie) Macugay of Wailua, Joel (Dawn) of Washington, Mark Macugay of Abu Dhabi; father-in-law Ulpiano Ramos of the Philippines; brothers Nabigio (Amparo, deceased) Macugay; sisters Esperanza (Casamiro) Tumaneng of the Philippines, Pacita (Anatalio, deceased) 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. Catherine’s Church in Kapa‘a. Mass will begin at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park. Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Tadao Sunada

Tadao Sunada of Hanalei died June 29, 2008, at his residence at the age of 84. Born April 7, 1924, in Ko‘olau, Hawai‘i, he was a taro farmer and truck driver with Kobayashi Construction.

He is survived by sister-in-law Mabel Sunada of Kilauea, and numerous aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, at the Kapa‘a Hongwanji Mission; service at 4 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.


Basilia Corrales

Basilia Cabais Cabalteja Corrales of Hanama‘ulu died July 2, 2008, at her home at the age of 89. Born on Jan. 10, 1919, in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was retired from Wilcox Memorial Hospital.

She is survived by son Rudy (Medina) Cabalteja of Hanama‘ulu; daughter Rose (Tom) Cabalteja-Hedeen of O‘ahu; brother Vicente Cabais of the Philippines; grandchildren Marlene (Bill) McLaughlin of Hanapepe, Felina (Chito) Garduque of Kapa‘a and Bryson Cabalteja of Hanama‘ulu; nieces Caroline Cacatian-Mapue of Hanama‘ulu and Rosalinda Cabais of Kapa‘a; stepchildren Pacio Corrales, Domy Romero and Lori; great-grandchildren Chino Cabalteja of Kapa‘a, Katherine and Cristina McLaughlin of Hanapepe; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Viewing will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m during a celebration of her life on Friday, July 25, at The Way of Salvation Church in Kapa‘a; services begin at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Assisting the Cabalteja/Corrales family with final arrangements is Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.


Constancio Suniga

Constancio Balisacan Suniga Sr. of Kapa‘a died July 5, 2008, at home at the age of 82. Born July 12, 1925, in Claveria, Cagayan, Philippines, he was retired from Lihu‘e Sugar Plantation as an irrigator.

He is survived by wife Elena; sons Constancio (Corazon) Suniga Jr., Rudy (Liza) Suniga, Dionicio (Lisa) Suniga of Kapa‘a, Romeo (Clarita) Suniga of Hanama‘ulu, Billy (Barbara) Suniga of Alaska; daughters Betty (Rolly) Fernandez of Kapa‘a, Leah (Rico) Cabaya of Hilo and Tess (Rolly) Ortal of O‘ahu; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 17, during a celebration of his life at Kaua‘i Memorial Convention Hall; services begin at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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


Hattie Telles

Hattie Telles of Lihu‘e died July 9, 2008, at Garden Isle Healthcare Center at the age of 80. Born Dec. 16, 1927, in Hanama‘ulu, she was employed in housekeeping.

She was preceded in death by husband James Telles Jr. and daughter Loreen Pegeder.

She is survived by son Rankin (Charlotte) Telles, daughters Dawn (Wayne) Costa and Esther (Duane) Apana, 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, at Kaua‘i Veterans Pavilion in Hanapepe. Services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

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