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• Edwin Duarte • Tomas Garcia Jr. • Rosaline Fernandez • Kenneth Bond • Giichi Fujimoto • Henrietta Costa • Loretta Silva-Mills • Glenn Doi • Winifred Cummings • Richard Nagao
Edwin A. “Dosha” “Ed” Duarte of Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital died Feb. 10. 2010, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 69. Born on June 27, 1940, in Lihu‘e, he was a laborer and mechanic helper for the Department of Land and Natural Resources Forestry Division.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jacintho Sr. and Odelia Duarte, and brother Ernest Duarte.
He is survived by his sisters Eleanor Almeida of Lihu‘e, Katherine (Bill) Summers of Anaheim, Calif. and Gladys Oshita of Anahola; brothers Raymond (Stella) Duarte of Puhi and Jacintho (Carol) Duarte Jr. of Kapa‘a; numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation at 8:30 a.m., Mass at 10 a.m., on Friday, Feb. 26, at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Scattering of ashes will be held privately at a later date.
Casual attire is suggested and the family requests that flowers be omitted.
Tomas Garcia Jr.
Tomas Sagabaen Garcia Jr. of Kapa‘a died Jan. 19, 2010, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 32. Born on Aug. 10, 1977, in Lihu‘e, he was an electrician for “R” Electric.
He is survived by his wife Jeana Garcia; parents Tomas and Ofelia Garcia; sisters Flordeliza “Lisa” (Keith) Salacup and Bernadette “Bernie” Garcia; and brother Froilan Garcia.
Viewing at 8:30 a.m., Mass at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 27, at Saint Catherine’s Catholic Church in Kapa‘a. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay, Lihu‘e.
Casual attire is suggested.
Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.
Rosaline Madrid Fernandez of Kapa‘a died Feb. 13, 2010, in Silver Springs, Md., at the age of 84. She was born on June 16, 1925, in Mana.
She is survived by her children Enrique (Vangie) Fernandez, Irenio (Rosalina) Fernandez, Reynaldo (Joycelyn) Fernandez, Rolly (Betty) Fernandez, Rudy (Maida) Fernandez, Rely (Donna) Fernandez, Gabriella (Ludivico) Ramiscal, Erlinda (Amor) Sagucio, Glory (Gerardo) Aceret, Yolanda (Julius) Corpuz, Lydia (Nelson) Villanueva and Marlyn (Mike) Stoner; brother Mariano (Rosenda) Madrid; sisters Isabella (Rosendo) Ramelb, Inocenia (Florencio) Tangonan and Carmen (Alfredo) Butac; 46 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Evening prayers will begin March 4, at 6 p.m., at Lydia Villanueva’s residence in Kapa‘a (651-6116). Last night of prayer on Friday, March 12, at 6 p.m., at Yolanda Corpuz’s residence in Kalaheo (212-1160).
Viewing from 9 to 11 a.m., services at 11 a.m., on Friday, March 12, at Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall.
Burial will take place in the Philippines on March 27, next to her belated husband, Francisco Yanos Fernandez.
Arrangements are being handled by Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.
Kenneth Arthur Bond of Honolulu died Feb. 17, 2010, at Queen’s Medical Center at age 54. Born on Nov. 29, 1955, in Florida, he was a foreman.
He is survived by his son Jacob Bond of Ha‘ena; daughters Ashlee Bond of Ha‘ena and Krystal Bond of Ha‘ena; and two grandchildren.
Private services were held.
Arrangements are being handled by Nu‘uanu Memorial Park and Mortuary.
Giichi Fujimoto of Kapa‘a died Feb. 10, 2010, at age 95. Born on April 17, 1914, in Hanapepe Valley, he was a retired insurance salesman.
He was preceded in death by his wife Florence Fujimoto.
He is survived by his daughters Susan Yamamoto and June (Richard) Araki; sister Kikumi Morikawa; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Private services were held.
Henrietta “Etta” Kealaonaona Costa of Kalaheo died Feb. 22, 2010, at her home at age 63. Born on May 6, 1946, in Lihu‘e, she was a retired bus driver with Yamaguchi Bus Enterprise.
She was preceded in death by her parents Leighton Aipia and Enith Panui.
She is survived by her husband Robert Costa Sr.; sons Alfred (Lisa) Rapacon Jr. of Hanapepe, Christopher (Mary) Rapacon of Waimea and Wynson (Michelle) Rapacon of Kapa‘a; daughters Marcela (Keith) Hornos of Lihu‘e and Abelena (Kekoa) Watson of Kalaheo; 15 grandchildren; brothers Edward Panui Sr. of Lihu‘e, Edwin Panui of Kalaheo, Anson (Lita) Panui of Kalaheo, Leighton Aipia Jr., Kimo Aipia and Bruce Aipia all of O‘ahu; sisters Charmaine Aipia of O‘ahu, Moani Aipia of O‘ahu and the Rev. Luana Dotimas of Kapa‘a; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation from 8:30 to 10 a.m., Mass from 10 to 11 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 27, at Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.
Loretta Silva-Mills of Lihu‘e died Feb. 21, 2010, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 71. Born on Aug. 2, 1938, in Waimea, she was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents Alfred and Trinidad Silva, husband Richard Mills, daughter Lori Anne Schmidt and brother Thomas Silva.
She is survived by her sons Gary (Donna) Wilson and Michael Wilson; daughters Jaquelyn (Lee) Burfiend, Maureen Kahoopii, Linda (Owen) Nani Seni, Patricia Moreno-Monroy, Jennifer Illingsworth and Kaili Mills; sister Helen Obrero; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Memorial service at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Old Koloa Church.
Glenn H. Doi of Kalaheo died Feb. 11, 2010, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 69. Born on April 21, 1940, in Kalaheo, he was a produce clerk with Times Super Market.
He is survived by his mother Kiyoko Doi; brothers Stanley (Catherine) of Kapa‘a and Warren Doi of Kalaheo; sister Jean Nishimura of Honolulu; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation at 10 a.m., service at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 27, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.
Winifred Eva Puanani Kaleiohi Cummings of Anahola died Feb. 16, 2010, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 70. She was born on Sept. 5, 1939, in Kalaheo.
She was preceded in death by her parents Ephraim and Evangeline Kaleiohi, and husband Benjamin Cummings Sr.
She is survived by her daughter Terrilynn (Chad Rapozo) Makanani; sons Benjamin (Dawn) Cummings Jr., Ryan (Vanessa) Cummings and Keoki Cummings; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; hanai sons Kambie Alapai, Rylan Higa, Ronald Yamashita, Ty Yamashita, Tad Sheldon and Mitchell Pa; brothers Samuel “Buff” (Lois) Kaleiohi, Ellsworth “Opu” (Lani) Kaleiohi, Edward (Amanda) Kaleiohi, Robert Kaleiohi, Joseph (Marlene) Kaleiohi and Theodore “Teddy” Kaleiohi; sisters Evangeline Evans, Evelyn Reis, Phyliss Goias and Daisy Tailfeathers.
Viewing at 9 a.m., service at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 27, at Kapa‘a First Hawaiian Church. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery.
Richard Chiyoto Nagao of Lihu‘e died Feb. 15, 2010, at the Tripler Army Medical Center at age 88. Born on Dec. 7, 1921, on Kaua‘i, he was a World War II Veteran that served in Company A 100th Battalion 442nd Regiment Infantry, and was a retired farmer on lands near Wailua Falls.
He is survived by his wife Shizuko Nagao; sister Eleanor Shizue Izutsu; sons Robert Nagao, Lighten Nagao and David (Colette) Nagao; daughters Melani Nagao, May Sato, Lani Nagao-Tadaki, Cynthia Nagao and Angela (Timothy) Agustin; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
A private service was held on Feb. 22.
Visitation at 2 p.m., service to follow, on Sunday, Feb. 28, at Kaua‘i Veterans Center in Lihu‘e.
Donations may be made to a local charity of your choice in Richard Nagao’s memory.
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