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• William Akiona
• Robert Nakamura
• Christine Fonzi
• Chiyomi Marugame
• Patrocinio Ragasa
• Lennox Camat Sr.
• Dwight Burgess
• Lillian Kouchi
William Kaenaokeahi Akiona of Lihu‘e died Sept. 19, 2009, at age 77. Born on Aug. 6, 1932, in South Kohala, Hawai‘i, he retired as a body and fender repairman.
He is survived by his wife Barbara; children Wilma, Berna, Daryl (Jennifer), Darwin (Judith) and Waylen; brothers Abraham Nahale-a, Charles Akiona and Cecil Luahiwa; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandsons; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kane‘ohe with visitation at 9:40 a.m. and services beginning at 10 a.m.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home and Hosoi Mortuary assisted the Akiona family with arrangements.
Robert S. Nakamura of Lihu‘e died Sept. 10, 2009, at Straub Hospital at age 74.
He is survived by his wife Betty, sister Mildred, brother Tatsuo and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family requests that no flowers, koden or monetary donations be sent.
Private services were held at Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary Chapel.
Christine Mae Fonzi of Koloa died Sept. 17, 2009, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 57. Born on Nov. 3, 1951, in Pennsylvania, she worked as a restaurant cashier for Sheraton Kaua‘i Resort.
She is survived by her husband Michael Jones, mother Mary Francis Reynolds, brothers Ed Reynolds, James Reynolds, Carl Reynolds, Michael Reynolds, John Silvasi and Phil Silvasi; daughter Melissa Kurch; two grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be private.
Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.
Chiyomi Kuboyama Marugame of Lihu‘e died Sept. 12, 2009, at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital at age 87. Born April 5, 1922, in Lihu‘e, she was a cashier with Foodland.
She was preceded in death by her parents Kotaro and Kuni Kuboyama; brothers Katsuyuki Kuboyama, Koji Kuboyama and Kashiko Kuboyama; sisters Hatsumi Haraguchi and Matsue Kitashima.
She is survived by husband Toraichi Marugame; sons Clyde (Eloise) Marugame of Honolulu and Lance (Aileen Hirata) Marugame of Honolulu; daughters Sharon (Clarence) Nonaka of Lihu‘e, Coleen (Stanley Sr.) Morinaka of Lihu‘e and Nan (Leroy) Sakaguchi of Lihu‘e; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation at 9:30 a.m., service at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Lihu‘e Missionary Church. The family requests that flowers be omitted.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
Patrocinio Yadao Ragasa died Aug. 26, 2009, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on July 23, 1931, in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a retired housekeeper.
She was preceded in death by her parents Rosario and Flaviana Yadao and brother Arturo Yadao.
She is survived by her husband Rafael Ibe Ragasa Sr. of Puhi; sister Dolores (Elpidio) Tangonan of the Philippines; son Rafael Ragasa Jr. of Puhi; daughters Linda (Joe) Velasco of Kapolei and Carol (Matt) Beadle of Puhi; grandchildren Stephanie, Ericka, CJ, Kelsie, Tierney, Tayden, Treysyn and Tiare; sisters-in-law Elena Ragasa of the Philippines, Josephine (Felix) Iloreta of Kapa‘a, Caridad Asuncion of Las Vegas; brother-in-law Rosario (Violeta) Ragasa of Moloka‘i; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Viewing from 9-10:45 a.m., Mass at 10:45 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Burial to follow at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery.
Lennox Camat Sr.
Lennox “Rico” Frederick Camat Sr. of Kapa‘a died Sept. 1, 2009, at his home at age 65. Born on Oct. 21, 1943, in Kaua‘i, he was a retired forestry worker for the State of Hawai‘i.
He is survived by his wife Afton Nagao Camat; sons Lennox (Nani) Camat Jr. and Lenny (Duchess) Camat; daughter Raenette “Miko” (Jessie) Camat and Amy Nagao; brothers Melvin Camat and Wayne “Masa” Camat; sisters Beverley Camat and Waynette “Lena” Camat; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation from 6-9 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 25, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa. Visitation again from 8- 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Catherine’s Church, where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Catherine’s Church Cemetery.
Dwight Kunani Burgess of Winnetka, Calif., died May 21, 2009, at age 51. Born on Sept. 23, 1957, in Koloa, he was an active member of the Winnetka Community.
He is survived by his sisters Eloise Nagata and DaviAnn (Ansel) Kinney; brothers David (Marita) Burgess and James (Stella) Burgess; nephews Keolu Burgess and Kalani Nagata; niece Kapua Kinney; grandnephews Kaipo and Kaliko Nagata; and life partner Marilyn Robinson of Winnetka, Calif.
A memorial service will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 27, at Po‘ipu Beach Park’s main pavilion. In lieu of floral or monetary gifts, the family requests that a contribution to your favorite children’s charity be made in his memory.
The community of Winnetka, Calif., is holding an Aloha October Fest in his memory on Oct. 17, 2009.
Lillian Marie Kouchi died Sept. 13, 2009, at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital at age 80. Born on Dec. 7, 1928, in Waimea, she was a house wife and co-owner of Kouchi Rentals and Jack Service.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jack Y. Kouchi; her parents John Rapozo Sr. and Marianna Duarte Rapozo; her brothers Frank Rapozo, John Rapozo Jr., George Rapozo and Joesph Rapozo; her sisters Margret Cremer and Marion Skivington.
She is survived by her daughter Marlese (Barney) Malicki of Kalopa, Hawai‘i; her son Steve Kouchi of California and hanai son Howard (Pat) Nalimalie of ‘Oma‘o; grandchildren Justene Malicki, Braiden Malicki and Jyrus Malicki; one great-grandchild Keegan Malicki; her brother Adam Rapozo of Pakala; her sister Betty Woodward of Texas; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family from 3 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, at Waimea Foreign Church, located next to Waimea High School. Services to follow; casual attire is suggested.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
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