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• Antonio Wong • Hilario Salsedo Sr. • Harumi Amaki • George Ishibashi • Adria Fisher
Antonio “Tony” Moreno Wong of Kekaha died Sept. 2, 2011, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 84. Born May 17, 1927, in New Mill, Kaua‘i, he was a heavy equipment tractor operator with Kekaha Sugar Co.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Kua Wong; father, Ah Chin Wong; mother, Juana Moreno Ruiz; daughters, Marjorie Wong and Evelyn “Suku” Baniaga; son, Darrell Dwayne Wong; and brother, Harold Aiu.
He is survived by his daughters, Antoinette (Lawrence) Daos of Pearl City; Charmaine Manuel (George Perreira, Jr.) of Waimea; Walnita (Fred Sr.) Aviguetero of Waimea and Jacqualene Wong of Sacramento, Calif.; sons, Anthony Wong (Windee Martin) of Kekaha, Byron (Joveen) Wong of Waimea and Chadwick Wong (Betsy Moonihoawa) of Hanama‘ulu; son-in-law, Patrick Baniaga of Kaumakani; sisters, Anna May (Fedor) Brandt of Kekaha, Dolores Phillips of Florida and Rose Marie (Robert) Burns of Makakilo; 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Garden Island Mortuary chapel; service is at 11 a.m. followed by the burial at the Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.
Hilario Salsedo Sr.
Hilario “Pineapple” Salsedo Sr. died Sept. 20, 2011. He was born on May 4, 1929, in Kealia, Kaua‘i.
His parents were Paulina and Antonio Salsedo of Puerto Rico. He lived in Hayward, Calif., for over 50 years where he raised his family. He served in the U.S. National Guard for approximately three years. As a young man, he was a boxer and horseman. He was employed as a machinist with United Can in Hayward for 36 years where he was given the nickname, “Pineapple.” He retired in 1991. Later in life, he enjoyed fishing, photography and riding motorcycles with his family and friends. He was a great Puerto Rican dancer, long-time member of the P.R.U.M.A. club and he embraced his Hawaiian culture and music. He touched so many lives and will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; his brothers, Manuel, Joe, Cinto, Carl, and Richard; and his sisters, Helen, Margie, Margaret and Nina.
He is survived by his daughter, Priscilla Salsedo Rio of Fairfield; and sons, Hilario Salsedo Jr. of Redding and Michael Salsedo of Hayward; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Santos of Sacramento; two brothers, Anthony Salsedo of Fremont and George Salsedo of Elk Grove; along with many extended family members who loved him dearly.
His memorial service will be held at Holy Angels, Sorenson Mortuary, 1140 B Street, Hayward, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 1:30 p.m. A celebration of life reception will follow at P.R.U.M.A Hall, 616 “E” Street, Union City, Calif.
Harumi Amaki of Kaumakani died on Sept. 25, 2011, at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 83. Born on March 20, 1928, in ‘Ele‘ele, she was a baker with Thrifty Mart.
She is survived by her sons, Neal Amaki and Donald Amaki both of Kaumakani and Milton (Lita) Amaki of Waimea; daughters, Aileen C. Arakawa of Maui and Claire (Christopher) Olores of Kekaha; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth (Mabel) Konishi of Wailua; sisters, Ann Matsuoka of ‘Ele‘ele, Yaeko Ho of O‘ahu and Edith (Masami) Kojiri and sister-in-law, Betty Konishi of Kalaheo.
Friends may visit with the family at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery Pavilion; service at 10 a.m., interment to follow.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.
George Y. Ishibashi of Koloa, died on Sept. 22, 2011, at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital at age 78. He was born on Sept. 3, 1933, in Kaua‘i and was a retired superintendant.
He is survived by his wife, Sueko “Sue” Ishibashi; sons, Peter (Lisa) Ishibashi and John (Delia) Ishibashi; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; 2 brothers, Paul (Arlene) Ishibashi and Robert (Caroline) Ishibashi; sisters, Ruth Nishiyama and Joyce Yokoyama; numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Veterans Cemetery Pavilion in Hanapepe from 10 a.m. and where memorial services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Inurnment will be private with the family.
Arrangements are being made by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.
Adria Louise Blanche Fisher of Wailua died on Sept. 15, 2011, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 59, just 12 days before her 60th birthday.
She was born on Sept. 27, 1951, in Avington, Philadelphia. Her passion for learning, traveling and new challenges lead her to a variety of jobs and volunteer positions in her life. She was a manager at Borders books and music, the recycling coordinator at King Kaumuali‘i elementary school, a volunteer at the National Tropical Botanical Gardens as well as Kamalani playground and most recently, the manager for the Kaua‘i Humane Society thrift store.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Doris Blanche; brother, Bruce Mc Connell and her favorite dog, Hermes.
She is survived by her father, Carl Blanche of Florida; daughters, Danielle Fisher of Kaua‘i and Robin Fisher of Kaua‘i; father of her children, Rod Fisher of Kaua‘i; stepsister, Susan Snyder of Florida; pet pig, Lucy, and rescue dog, Pretty Girl.
A memorial celebration will be held at Lydgate Park on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Memorial services at 11:30 with potluck and activities to follow.
Arrangements by: Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary Koloa.
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