Obituaries for Sunday, August 28, 2011

• Bernice Nordmeier • Charles Moura

Bernice Nordmeier

Bernice Nordmeier of Hanapepe died Aug. 11, 2011, at her home at age 79. Born on May 30, 1932, in Kapa‘a, she retired as a cafeteria manager at Kaumakani and ‘Ele‘ele School.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ida Medeiros; sister, Madeline Rodrigues; and brother, Edward Medeiros.

She is survived by her husband, Eric L. Nordmeier, Sr.; two daughters, Donna Nordmeier and Margie (Dominic) Alisna; three sons, Eric (Mitzi) Nordmeier Jr., Randy (Karen) Nordmeier, Darrick (Charlene) Nordmeier; brother, Frank A. (Violet) Medeiros; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services were held for the family.

Arrangements are made by Borthwick/Kaua‘i Mortuary.

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 Louise Moura; his brother, Reginald Moura and sister, Marryann Pavao.

He is survived by his companion, Ella Kimokeo; three daughters, Rose (Ben) Jimenez, Cimmeron Louise Carmelita (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 Port Allen House at 9 a.m. Memorial services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.


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