Obituaries for Wednesday, March 28, 2012

• Hilda Inouye • Clarence Luczon Sr. • Patrick Lopez Sr. • David Stuart Jr.

Hilda Inouye

Hilda Kiyoko Hirata Inouye of Lihu‘e died March 4, 2012, at Garden Isle Health Care at the age of 89. She was born on Sept. 10, 1922, in Honolulu. She was a branch manager with HMSA.

She is survived by her husband, Yukitoshi Inouye; daughter, Barbara Ichimasa of Lihu‘e; grandchildren Robyn (Frank) Bryan of Las Vegas and Kyle Ichimasa of Lihu‘e; great-granddaughter, Kylie Bryan; brother, William (Kikue) Hirata of O‘ahu; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Saturday, March 31, at the Lihu‘e Hongwanji Mission. Visitation from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Services to begin at 2 p.m. The family suggests casual attire and that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.

Clarence Luczon Sr.

Clarence N. Luczon of Kalaheo passed away March 4, 2012, at the age of 41. Born on February 26, 1971, in Lihu’e, Kaua’i, he was previously employed at King Auto Center.

He was preceded in death by Clarence K. Luczon Jr.

He is survived by his parents, Julian (Vivianna) Luczon Sr.; daughters, Ashlyn Luczon, Chanlyn Luzcon; fiancée, Pua Vidinha; brothers, Julian Luczon Jr., Norman (Nora) Luczon; sisters, Lorna (Michael) Navarro, Angela (Rueben) Luczon; one grandchild, numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Celebration of life Saturday March 31, at Borthwick Kaua’i Mortuary. Visitation at 9:30 a.m. Service at 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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

Patrick Lopez Sr.

Patrick Lopez Sr., the Governor of Keapana Valley, departed to be present with the Lord on March 23, 2012, at Wilcox Hospital at the age of 76. He was born on July 13, 1935, in Makaweli, Kaua’i. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for the Lihu‘e Plantation and a hog farmer.

He was preceded in death by his father Marcelino Lopez, mother Mary Medina, stepfather John Medina, father-in-law William Texeira Sr., mother-in-law Angeline Chandler-Texeira, and brothers Ernest Silva, Vincent Lopez Sr. and Philip Lopez, and sister Helen Perreira.

He is survived by the love of his life, “Sweetie” Rosalina Lopez of Keapana, five children, sons Patrick “Bo Boy” (Ilima) Lopez Jr. of Keapana, Jonah J. “Rambo” Lopez of Keapana; daughters Petra Lopez-Makanani of Keapana, Cornell (Jeff) Barton of Kent, Washington, LeeUndra (Andrew) Baltazar Sr. of Keapana; 21 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren; brother Alfred Lopez Sr. of Keapana; sisters Henrietta Boynton of Kapahi, Elizabeth (Wayne) Alianic Sr. of Lawai; and, numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncles, aunties, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 31, at St. Catherine’s Church in Kapa‘a. Visitation will be from 8:30 to 10 a.m.  Mass to follow. Casual attire.

David Stuart Jr.

David P. Stuart Jr., of Waimea, Kaua‘i, passed away on March 23, 2012, in Waimea, Kaua‘i, at the age of 94. He was born on Nov. 4, 1917, in Armstrong County, Penn. After retiring as a representative of the Bureau of National Affairs in Honolulu, Stuart traveled to 72 countries as a Baha’i Traveling Teacher and settled on Kaua‘i in 1999.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David Porter Stuart III and Mathilda Ann Hawk, and siblings Jessie O. Riggins, Mary Etta Stuart, James E. Stuart, Hiram B. Stuart and Harry E. Stuart.

He is survived by nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews in California, Indiana, Pennsylvania and England.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on March 30 at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.        

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.    

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