Obituaries for Saturday, April 28, 2012

• JoAnne Salazar

JoAnne Salazar

JoAnne Kelley Salazar of Waimea died at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital on April 27, 2012 at the age of 75. Born in Cardin, Okla. on Jan. 21, 1937, she was employed by Lockheed Martin in her twenties, and then with Sheraton Kaua‘i until her career was shortened due to disablility.

She is survived by her lifelong companion, Ludevico “Jackie” Pigao; sons, Raymond (Lahea) Salazar, of Koloa, Rick (Melissa) Salazar of Orting, Wash.; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, May 3, at St. Theresa’s Parish in Kekaha, with visitation from 9 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens. Family suggests casual attire.

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


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