Obituaries for Monday, May 7, 2012

• Gertrudis Agmata • Regina Lagundino

Gertrudis Agmata

Gertrudis “Matda/Tuding/Trudis” V. Agmata died on April 30, 2012 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital with her family beside her at the age of 63. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines and was a resident of Hanama‘ulu, Kaua‘i.  She worked more than 20 years at Kaua‘i Beach Resort in the housekeeping department before retiring.

She is survived by her husband, Epifanio Agmata; daughter, Eumalyn Mabini (Cedric Alonzo); sister, Eugenia (Bernardo) Anselmo; niece, Rowena (Wendell) Badua; nephew, Ronald (Marie Tess) Anselmo; and numerous cousins.

Join the family May 11 at 6 p.m., at the Hanama‘ulu residence as they celebrate and reminisce over her life. Service to be held on May 12, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Visitation is from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., with Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihu’e Cemetery. Please join the family for lunch at Hanama‘ulu residence.

Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.

Regina Lagundino

Regina Agoo Lagundino died on April 27, 2012, at her home in Kealia, at the age of 87. She was born to Carlota and Mamerto Agoo in Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i, on Sept. 6, 1924.

Regina was a former elementary school teacher in the Philippines and a former owner of the Lagundino Care Home on Kaua‘i.

Regina is survived by two daughters, Esther (Rolando) Tunac of Wailua and Ruth (Lyle) Stemo of Kealia; one sister, Martina Semana of Hanama‘ulu; six grandchildren, Alicia (Andrew) Lagundino-Schimmel of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., John (Shieryl) Silva of Carol Stream, Ill., Meryssa Tunac of Carol Stream, Ill., Justin (Marisa) Silva of Milwaukie, Ore., Ashley Tunac of Jacksonville, Fla., and Michael Tunac of Honolulu, Hawai‘i; two great-grandchildren, Salef Silva and Cleonie Silva of Carol Stream, Ill.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Regina is preceeded in death by her husband, Eusebio Lagundino, and her sisters, Lucita Acacio and Rose Acacio.

Services will be held on May 8 at the Kapa‘a Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Visitation will occur from 8 to 10 a.m. Service will begin at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens. The family welcomes flowers and suggests casual attire.


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