Obituaries for Thursday, July 14, 2011

Grace Ramiscal

Selma Rivera

Grace Ramiscal

Grace Fernandez Ramiscal of Kapa‘a died June 26, 2011, at Straub Clinic and Hospital at age 39. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on Aug. 28, 1971, and was a shift supervisor for Jeans Warehouse Kaua‘i.

She is survived by her parents, Ludovico “Alfredo” and Gabriela “Gabby” Ramiscal; brothers, Cherry (Haidee) Ramiscal and Michael Ramiscal; nephew, Cedric Ramiscal, all of Kapa‘a; Aunty Gonyang (Rick) Estrada; Aunty Estrella Ramiscal; Aunty Eugenia Molina and family of the Philippines; cousin, Estring Miguel and family; cousin, Jerry Molina and family of O‘ahu; numerous aunties, uncles, cousins and dear friends in Hawai‘i and the Philippines.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, July 16, at Immaculate Conception Church with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Lihu‘e Cemetery at 11:15 a.m.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Ramiscal family with arrangements.

Selma Rivera

Selma Jane Rivera of Kalaheo, Kaua‘i died July 12, 2011, at her residence in Kalaheo. Born Sept. 8, 1935, in Koloa, she was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Emilio and Salome Rivera, and brother, Robert Rivera.

She is survived by her sister, Celia (Herman) Fraticelli of Kaua‘i; brother, Charles Rivera; numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, July 20, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Burial is private.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary in Koloa.


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, send us an email.