Obituaries for Wednesday, May 16, 2012

• Harriette Yoshino • Sharlene Chang • Dianne Rita • Caferino Calumag • Santiago Cadaos • Emmaline White • Ann Murashige • Ernest Coyaso • Blake Snyder • Katoru Kaneko • Allen Del Gandio • Satoru Masuda • Cristina Morden

Harriette Yoshino

Harriette Ululani Yoshino passed away on May 6, 2012, at Queens Medical center at the age of 73. She was born on July 23, 1938 in Hawai‘i. She was a clerk at the DMV.

Harriette was survived by her four daughters, Karen (Claude) Lumacad, Lianne Yoshino, Noreen (Kurt) Javinar, Elise (Jesse) Guirao, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call on Saturday June 2, 2012, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 9 a.m., where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Cremation will follow.

Sharlene Chang

Sharlene “Shaun” Pua Rose Chang of Honolulu, O‘ahu passed away on May 2, 2012, at the age of 65 at Liliha Health Center. Born on June 27, 1946, in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, she was a retired MTL bus driver.

Preceded in death by her parents, Edena and Priscilla Liana-Chang; brother, Alfred Chang; sisters, Harriette Chang and Alice ( Wallace) Souza; caregiver, Reba Tricebock, Honolulu, O‘ahu; sisters, Lena (Arte) Palama, Kamuela, Kaua‘i, Priscilla (Bill) Leitgeb, Mesquite, Nevada, Betty (AL) Chang, Honolulu, O‘ahu, brother, Donald (Marcia) Chang, Honolulu, O‘ahu, numerous nieces and nephews.

Celebration of life will be Friday, May 25, 2012. Visitation at 11a.m. Service at 1 p.m. at Borthwick Manakea Chapel, Honolulu, O‘ahu. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Family suggest casual attire.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua‘i/Honolulu Mortuary, Honolulu, O‘ahu.

Dianne Rita

Dianne Napolis Rita of Kalaheo died on April 30, 2012, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, at the age of 61. She was born on April 3, 1951, in Honolulu. She was a homemaker, with smiles, joy throughout the years, closeness that was ours, touched her life a love as sweet fragrant flowers near her face right by my side. Until then I wait by heavens door at peace, knowing that I will see you once more.

She was preceded in death by her two daughters; father, Mark N. Napolis; and a brother Mark N. Napolis Jr.

She is survived by her husband, Eric W. Rita of Kalaheo; a son, Greg Silva of Kaua‘i; a godson, William and goddaughter, Shanelle; mother, Henrietta Napolis; parents-in-law, William and Anna Rita; two brothers, Dave and Dain Napolis, both of Hanalei; brothers-in-law, David, Gordon, Brian, Darin, Dustin, and William; four sisters, Doreen L. Henriques (Tom Nollar) of Kalaheo, Debra A. Napolis Johnston of Hanalei, Donna (David) Friend of Pahoa, and Dana (Kimo) Palmeira of Wailua; sisters-in-law, Vickie, Leslie, Kay, Shanelle, and Shanna; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Also surviving are numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held on May 20 at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and service to begin at 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Hanalei Association Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Caferino Calumag

Ceferino H. Calumag passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on May 5, 2012, at the age of 97. Born on Aug. 14, 1914, in the Philippines, Ceferino was a retired gardener.

He is survived by his sons, Eddie (Lolita) Calumag and two children Allen and Eileen; Fred (Aida) Calumag and daughter Princess; daughters, Aning Caring and Rosie D. Calumag, and Ester C. Delos Santos; great-grandchildren, Dellen and Hayven Calumag; grandaughter, Laline and her husband Fred Manera; and daughter Lei-Ann; nephews and nieces, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in the Philippines, Canada, O‘ahu, Maui, London and Texas.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday May, 25, 2012, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel In Koloa from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Again on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Kaua‘i Memorial Convention Hall from 8 a.m. Services will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihu‘e Cemetery. Followed by lunch at the Kaua‘i Memorial Convention hall.

Santiago Cadaos

Santiago Quiamas Cadaoas of ‘Oma‘o died at home on May 7, 2012, at the age of 84. He was born in ‘Ele‘ele, Kaua‘i on Oct. 2, 1927, and retired from the County of Kaua‘i as a mechanic.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Paula; son, Steven; daughter, Norma; parents, Pastor Cadaoas and Juana Quiamas and sister, Rosalia Pagtulingan.

He is survived by his three daughters, Della (Charlie) Silva of Koloa, Kathleen Cabral of Lawai, Valerie (Calvin) Lagazo of Waimea; brother, Dennis (Pilar) Mabini; sisters, Evelyn (Ernest) Johnston of Lihu‘e, Florencia Pascua of the Philippines; 8 grandchildren, Shawn (Dawn) Silva of ‘Oma‘o, Sheldon (Stacie) Silva of Utah, Tiffany Cabral of Las Vegas, Nicole (Don) Okami of Las Vegas, Kanoe (Troy) Hayden of Wailua, Amber Cabral of Lihu‘e, Ashley Lagazo of Arizona, Vakeesha Lagazo of Waimea; 12 great-grandchildren, Shaylyn and Hailey Silva of ‘Oma‘o, Colby, Braxton and Jayden Silva of Utah, Tynoa Shigemoto of Las Vegas, Zayden and Mason Okami of Las Vegas, Ethan and Sierra Hayden of Wailua, Makoa Vanaman of Lihu‘e, Mikela Ginevra of Arizona; numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Holy Cross Church with viewing from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens.

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

Emmaline White

Emmaline Lovell White of Anahola, Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i, passed away on May 5, 2012, at Garden Isle Health Care at the age of 84.

Born on July 19, 1929 In Anahola, Kaua‘i, she retired from Hawaiian Telephone Co. and was a former president of Ko‘olau Hui‘ia Protestant Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon K. White; daughter, Kana Marchino.

She is survived by sons, Clyde (Oma) White and Kahea (Lynette) White; sister, Gladys Christian Pearl Santos and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren

Celebration of life will be held Saturday, May 26, 2012. Visitation is 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Service at 10:30 a.m.

Luncheon to follow at Ko‘olau Hui‘ia Protestant Church in Anahola. Family suggests casual attire. Burial at a later date.

Private arrangements by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary in Koloa, Kaua‘i

Ann Murashige

Ann Yaeko Murashige of Lihu‘e died at Garden Isle Health Care on May 6, 2012, at the age of 88. She was born in Kukui‘ula, Kaua‘i on Feb. 27, 1924 and retired as the executive secretary from First Hawaiian Bank.

She is survived by her husband, Hiroshi Murashige; two sons, Brian (Sandy) Murashige and Les (Stacy) Murashige; brother, Minoru Isobe; one grandson and one great-grandson.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Lihu‘e Christian Church with visitation from 10 a.m. and services celebrated at 11 a.m.

Family suggests aloha attire and graciously declines flowers.

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

Ernest Coyaso

On May 11, 2012 at 9:50 p.m. Ernest Coyaso Sr. joined his lovely wife in death. He was born on Jan. 14, 1925, in Waipahu, O‘ahu, and was the eldest of six children of Isidoro and Mary Rivera Coyaso.

After attending ‘Ele‘ele Elementary School, he completed his education through correspondence courses, trade schools, and an apprenticeship with McBryde Sugar Plantation, ultimately securing a job as supervisor for Lone Star Construction on O‘ahu. Retiring in 1986, he and his beloved wife returned to Kaua‘i.

On July 27, 1946 he married the girl next door Mary Torres, raised four children and remained a faithful husband, provider and friend until Mary’s death on Feb. 13, 2006.

Ernest was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mary L. Coyaso, his eldest son Wallace Coyaso; and brother Philip Coyaso.

He is survived by his children, Judy (Allen) Brummett, Ernest R. (Yolanda) Coyaso Jr., Della (Gary) Gonzales, nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, his brother Marcelino “Kucho” Coyaso, his sisters Laura “Lita” Vales, Beatrice Camacho and Dora Vales as well as many nieces and nephews.

He left a legacy of love and old fashion ethics. The family thanks Dr. Denny, Dr. Bodenstab, Dr. Braun and an outstanding Kaua‘i Hospice staff for their diligence and dedication.

Private memorial services will be held at the later date. Please send any gifts in his memory to Kaua‘i Hospice.

Daddy, we will miss you.

Blake Snyder

Blake Tyler Snyder, of Kilauea, died on May 3, 2012, at the age of 23. He was born in Lihu‘e on Sept. 7, 1988.

He is survived by his parents, Robert Snyder and Deborah Thorpe; brothers, Copelen (Chandarrea Harada) Snyder, Justice Snyder; sister, Alexandria Snyder; nephews, Challen Harada-Snyder and Zaaron Harada-Snyder; grandparents, Tom (Janet) Thorpe, Judy (Jim) Buckley, Amanda Snyder, Robert (Lupe) Snyder II; uncles and aunts, Thomas, Michael, Richard and Jeanine Thorpe, Kollette (Falcon) Johnson, Kimberly Young, Katie West and children; cousins Keila and Falcon Johnson and numerous friends.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Hanalei Pier, Black Pot Beach beginning at 10 a.m. Pot luck and flowers welcomed. A paddle out will follow the services.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Snyder/Thorpe family with arrangements.

Katoru Kaneko

Katoru Kaneko died on April 28, 2012, at her home in Honolulu, O‘ahu. He was born on Molokai, Hawai‘i, on April 17, 1915. Katoru was a retired custodian with the Department of Education at Waimea High School.

He was preceded in death by his wife Asae Kaneko and son Tatsuo Nishi.

Survived by daughters, Michie (Noboru) Munichika, of Lihu‘e, Kiyomi Nishi-Berry of Louisiana, Gail Kaneko, of Honolulu, Hawai‘i, and daughter-in-law Elsie Nishi, of Koloa; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Service is Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the Old Lihu‘e Plantation Building, Suite 108 in Lihu‘e, at 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at Waimea Landing at 1 p.m. No flowers and casual attire.

Allen Del Gandio

Allen Richard Del Gandio age 66, died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at Duke University Hospital.

Born in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, on Dec. 12, 1945, he was a son of the late Anthony and Eva Del Gandio. He served in the U.S. Army, 1st BN 40th Artillery, Dong Ha, in South Vietnam and honorably discharged as a SGT E5. He retired as a Lieutenant from F.D.N.Y. Engine Co. 236. He relocated to SC where he worked for the Coastal SC Chapter of the American Red Cross and was an active member of the FDNY Carolinas Retirees Association. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gail Raborn.

Survivors include his children, Peter Del Gandio and wife Roselle; Alyson Ciardullo and husband John Breitfeller; Joanna Slider and her husband Chris; grandsons, Nicholas, RJ, Cooper and Johnny; brother, Dennis Del Gandio and wife Barbara; brother, Gerald Del Gandio and wife Royle and several nephews and nieces.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 18, 2012, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 17, 2012. Burial will be held at Florence National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross, 2751 Bull Street Columbia, SC 29201 or to the Leukemia Society, 1311 Mamaroneck Ave. Suite 319 White Plains, NY 10605.

Sign a guestbook at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Satoru Masuda

Satoru Masuda of Lihu‘e, died on May 5, 2012 at Home at the age of 84. He was born on Sept. 16, 1927, in Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i. He was a Retired Accountant with County of Kaua‘i.

Preceded in death by his wife, Betty Masuda and son, Edwin Masuda.

He is survived by his son, Eric Masuda; a daughter, Debbie Harris; a sister Setsuko Nozoe of Honolulu; and five grandchildren. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Private services were held. Family requests no koden.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Cristina Morden

Cristina Enilo Morden, of Puhi, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on May 12, 2012, at the age of 69. She was born in Palauig, Zambales, Philippines on Oct. 18, 1942, and retired as a custodian with the Department of Education at Kaua‘i High School.

Preceded in death by her husband, Cupertino; siblings, Rodolfo Enilo, Luciana Dagsaan, Redenia Munez and Delia Enilo.

She is survived by her son, Danny (Leah) Morden of Puhi; siblings, Lumina Dullas, Rodantes Enilo, Grace Novicio, Felimon Enilo, Saulo Enilo all of the Philippines; three grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Immaculate Conception Church with viewing from 8 a.m., and mass celebrated at 10 a.m.

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


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