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• Maurice Caspillo • Florence Bloom
• Pedro Duterte Jr. • Caroline
Albao • Carolyn Leslie • Gary
Maurice F. Caspillo of Princeville died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Nov. 28, 2010, at age 67. Born in Lihu‘e on Feb. 8, 1943, he retired as a police officer with the Kaua‘i Police Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Conrado and Maxima Caspillo; and brothers Clifford “Pepe” Caspillo and Frederick “Tinga” Caspillo.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Caspillo; daughter, Carrice Caspillo; son, Eric Caspillo; brother, Milton “Jojo” (Julie) Caspillo; numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4, at St. Catherine Church, with visitation from 9 a.m. and Mass at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, with a reception to follow.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Caspillo family with arrangements.
Florence Marie Bloom of Kaua‘i died Nov. 29, 2010, at age 87.
Born Oct. 4, 1923, in Miles City, Mont., she was a resident of Kaua‘i for 25 years.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Robert H. Bloom of Kaua‘i; three children: Douglas H. (Betty) Bloom of Memphis, Tenn., Barbra Ann (George) Perry of Indianapolis, Ind., D. Robert (Libby) Bloom of Kaua‘i; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary in Koloa.
Pedro Duterte Jr.
Pedro “Porkchop” Duterte Jr. of Hanama‘ulu died at his home on Nov. 22, 2010. Born on June 21, 1951 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, he retired from the state Department of Transportation Airports Division as a heavy-equipment operator, and was an avid fisherman.
He was preceded in death by brother Serafine Duterte and parents Pedro and Loretta (Delostrico) Duterte.
He is survived by wife Cindy (Koerte) Duterte; daughters Tamara Duterte and Jamie Duterte, both of Hanama‘ulu; grandsons Austin and Jai Dabin-Duterte; brothers Lorry (Janel) Duterte, Alan (Vanessa) Duterte, Norman (Sheri) Duterte, Bobby Duterte; sister Jerilynn (Sarge) Agor of California; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 11, at Immaculate Conception Church, with visitation at 8:30 a.m. and Mass to follow at 10 a.m.
Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.
Caroline Goo Albao of Kapa‘a died on Nov. 7, 2010 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 93. Born Feb. 26, 1917 in Kalihiwai, she was an accountant for Hawaiian Canneries.
She was preceded in death by husband Henry A. Albao.
She is survived by daughters Barbara Gayagas and Janis (Chris) Wright, sister Lynette Lee; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Private services were held.
Borthwick Mortuary Kaua‘i assisted the family with arrangements.
Carolyn Louise Leslie of Hilo died on Nov. 22, 2010 at The Life Care Center of Hilo, at the age of 81. Born in Manhattan, she retired as an accountant for a country club.
She is survived by son Wayne Bieber of Florida, daughters Lynise Tarring of Kurtistown and Jacqueline Vienna of Kaua‘i, brother Bill Hoberg of New York, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held.
Borthwhick Hawaii Funeral Home in Hilo is assisting the family with arrangements.
Gary Loomis Blaich, M.D. of Kilauea, died at home on Nov. 25, 2010. Born April 23, 1946 in Honolulu, he worked as a psychiatrist in the state mental-health system, and in private practice on Kaua‘i, for over 30 years. As president of the Kaua‘i Public Land Trust, he led the trust in conservation of over 175 acres of coastal lands on the island.
He was preceded in death by parents Alice and Norman Blaich, sister Diane Anderson and brother-in-law Cliff Bailey.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Beryl; daughters Mehana (Kilipaki) Vaughan and Meleana (Will) Estes; grandchildren, Pikomanawakupono and Pi‘ina‘emalina; mother-in-law Amelia (Jim Beatty) Bailey; brothers- and sisters-in-law Don Anderson and Jim, Fahy, Speedy (Pauline) and John (Karla) Bailey; nieces Britten, Lindsey and Brooke (Johnny) Bailey and Nicole (Bobby) Galchutt; and nephews Camm (Janene) Willener, Kaulana Bailey and Michael Coots.
A memorial celebration will be held on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 11 a.m., with visitation from 9:30 a.m., at a location to be named later.
In lieu of wreaths, the family welcomes lei and donations to Gary’s favorite charities: the Kaua‘i Public Land Trust, the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank and the Honolulu Art Academy.
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