Obituaries for Friday, August 15, 2008

• Louis Jacintho

• Gladys Yoshie Tashiro

• David Conrad


Louis Jacintho

Louis “Uncle Louie” Jacintho Jr. of Koloa, died Aug. 6, 2008, at Garden Isle HealthCare at the age of 83. Born Dec. 19, 1924, in Koloa, he was a retired irrigation supervisor with McBryde Sugar Company.

He was preceded in death by wife Sayoko Watanabe Jacintho, brother Richard Jacintho and sister Marie Emura.

He is survived by son Dennis (Darcy) Jacintho of ‘Oma‘o; daughters Doreen Jacintho of Koloa and Delia (Bruce) Akaji of Kalaheo; grandchildren Michelle (Kimo Texeira) Jacintho, Nicole Jacintho, Destiny Jacintho, Dennis Jacintho, Rhiannon (Brian) Morales, Electra Aki, Cy (Shan) Akaji, Brooke Akaji, Leif Akaji and Sunny Akaji; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters Eleanor Carvalho of Lihu‘e and Lydia Sakimae of Gardena, Calif.; brother-in-law Henry Emura of Kekaha; uncle Gabriel Cataluna Sr. of Koloa; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at St. Raphael Church in Koloa; Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. The family requests casual attire. A private scattering of ashes will follow Mass.


Gladys Yoshie Tashiro

Gladys Yoshie Tashiro of Kalaheo, died July 31, 2008, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 89. Born Sept. 16, 1918, in Waimea, she was a retired food editor, ‘ohana editor and writer with The Garden Island.

She was preceded in death by parents Yuki and Minesaburo Yamachika, and husband Judge Ben M. Tashiro.

She is survived by daughters Ora A. Tashiro of Kalaheo, Alma T. (Katsuya) Yamada of Hilo, Hawai‘i, Lynn T. Harmer of Redmond, Wash., Lani T. (John) Bennett of West St. Paul, Minn., and Mimi M. Tashiro of Mountain View, Calif.; grandchildren Lori (Brian) Bianchin of Kaneohe, Hawai‘i, Lani (Aaron) Vanderlip of Redmond, Wash., Wendy (Alain) Clerinx of Springfield, Va., Emi Bennett and Mari Bennett of West St. Paul, Minn., and Drew Bennett of Stanford, Calif.; great-grandchildren Joshua and Andrew Bianchin, Emily Clerinx and Kai Vanderlip; sister Joan Yamachika of Honolulu; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Hanapepe United Church of Christ; service officiated by Rev. Phyliss Meighen will begin at 3 p.m. The family requests casual attire and that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.


David Conrad

David Conrad of Lihu‘e died Aug. 2, 2008, at Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood, Ky., at the age of 53. Born March 31, 1955, in Kentucky, he was a chorus and piano teacher at Kaua‘i High School.

He is survived by parents Louis and Geneva Conrad, and brothers Paul Conrad and Monte Conrad.

Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church with a reception to follow.

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