Obituaries for Wednesday, August 17, 2011

• Coraline Ebinger • Lynn Netzer

Mauro Valvieja • Mary Verdusco

Raymond Leach • Charles Moura

Alan Kawado 

Coraline Ebinger

Coraline “Daling” Y. Ebinger of Kapahi died July 26, 2011, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 66. Born Dec. 27, 1944, in Honolulu, O‘ahu, she was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Anthony Ebinger; father, Eugene Yambaw; mother, Maxine Magsayo; sister, Yolanda Florio; and grandparents, Victor Magsayo and Flavia Suyat.

She is survived by her daughters, Cindy Lou (Stan) Moura of Hanapepe; Linda Ebinger of Kapahi and Clarissa (Wayne Jr.) Pacheco of Kapahi; grandson, Louis (Kellin Vea) Silva Jr.; granddaughter, Corrina Lynn Moura; great-granddaughters, Kanani E. Silva and Kiani H. Silva; sisters, Frances Toro of Washington; Debbie (Conrad) Negrone of Honolulu; Helena (Tenny) Watson of Las Vegas and Annette Mendiola (Curtis Yuh) of Honolulu; hanai brother, Alan Ah You and companion Joe Scalzo.

A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20, at 5891-C Kaapuni Road (Pacheco’s residence). Casual attire is suggested. A private burial will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.

Lynn Netzer

Lynn Setsumi Netzer of Kapa‘a died on July 25, 2011, in Wailua.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Tomayo Togioka.

She is survived by her father, Larry; husband, Roger; children, Craig, Kira, Chad and Bret; siblings, Paul and Sandy; and numerous devoted friends.

Services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Wailua Marina Restaurant. Visitation will be at 4 p.m.; service will follow at 5 p.m. Buffet to follow.

Please no flowers. Aloha attire is suggested.

Mauro Valvieja

Mauro “Papa” Valvieja of Kapa‘a died Aug. 11, 2011, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 91. Born Nov. 16, 1919, in the Philippines, he was a mill tender at Lihu‘e Plantation.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Leonora Valvieja; son, Antonio Valvieja; sister, Juliana Valvieja Alayvilla; great-granddaughter, Deysha Machado; and great-grandson, Cyrus Prem.

He is survived by sons, Ernesto Valvieja, Orlando (Rae Hiramoto) Valvieja; daughter, Marlene (Philip Jr.) Eliana; daughter-in-law, Asun Valvieja; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Aug. 20, at St. Catherine’s Church in Kapa‘a. Visitation is at 8:30 a.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens.

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

Mary Verdusco

Mary Theresia Verdusco of Po‘ipu died on June 3, 2011, at age 73. She was born on Dec. 13, 1938, in Miami Beach, Fla., to the late Leo and Mary K. Heyn. She was a homemaker, loved to travel, shop and decorate. She was married to the late David Michael Verdusco of San Diego, Calif., in 1957.

She is survived by her brother, Michael (Suvira) Heyn of Oregon; his three children, Tanya, Natasha and Kavita Heyn; her four children, Catherine Peter of Wailua, Michelle Davis of San Diego, Calif., Damione Verdusco of Lihu‘e and Mary Kojiri of Koloa; five grandchildren, Keahi Verdusco, Nakana Duarte, Tiana Kojiri, Sonoi Kawakami, Chance Kawakami; and one great-grandchild, Waiehu Keoho.

A gathering of family and friends and a celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, Aug. 28, at Kukui‘ula Harbor in Po‘ipu from 1 to 4 p.m. A scattering of ashes will follow at 1:30 p.m. in front of Po‘ipu Kapili.

Ultimate Cremations in Honolulu assisted the funeral arrangements.

Raymond Leach

Raymond “Papa Chris” Leach of Lihu‘e died at home on Aug. 1, 2011, at age 91. Born Feb. 25, 1920, in Canada, he was a retired carpenter.

He is survived by his sister, Ruby Drummond; brothers, Russell Leach, Jack Leach; hanai daughter and caregiver, Nancy Dacosin of Lihu‘e; hanai grandson, Nansen Todhunter of Lihu‘e; and many close friends.

A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, at Kalapaki Beach by the hotel.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Leach family with arrangements.

Charles Moura

Charles “Howard” Moura of Hanapepe died on Aug. 12, 2011, at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born on Feb. 20, 1934, in Kapa‘a and was a retired fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cimmeron Carmalita Moura; his brother, Reginald Moura and sister, Marryann Pavao.

He is survived by his companion, Ella Kimokeo; three daughters, Rose (Ben) Jimenez, Cimmeron (Devin) Jones; hanai daughter, Makana (Clyde) Kia; four sons, Charles (Nita) Moura, James Moura, Howard (Gigi) Moura and hanai son, James McCool; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Mildred Pimental, Caroline Santos, Katherine Kua, Dorothy Medeiros and Violet Yagihara; numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Hanapepe Tennis Courts Pavilion at 9 a.m. Memorial services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.

Alan Kawado

Alan Kiyoji Kawado of Lihu‘e died on Aug. 14, 2011, at his home at age 67. Born on May 26, 1944, in Waimea, he was an agent with Aloha Airlines.

He is survived by his wife, Audrey Kawado; sons, Nathan Kawado (Kenneth Shigematsu) of San Bruno, Calif., Noel Kawado of Knoxville, Tenn., and Aaron Kawado (Tricia) of Buffalo, N.Y.; two grandchildren; brother, Kenneth (Pat) Kawado of Mission Viejo, Calif.; sisters, Lynn (Dennis) Cuizon of Aiea, and Carol (Thomas) Kawado-Teragawa of Lihu‘e; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Lihu‘e Christian Church; service at 11 a.m. Casual attire is suggested and flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.


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