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• Kiyoko Miyasato • Mary F. Napoleon
Kiyoko Miyasato of Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i died on Aug. 28, 2012, at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home in ‘Omao at the age of 92.
She was born on Feb. 12, 1920, in Kealia, Kaua‘i. She retired from Big Save in Kapa‘a after working at Hawaiian Fruit Packers Cannery.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Seichi Miyasato; her parents, Matsu and Mito Wakuta; and a sister, Edith Masae Nakasone.
She is survived by her brothers, Mamoru Wakuta of Kapa‘a, Hideo (Florence) Wakuta of Kapa‘a, and Seiichi (June) Wakuta of California; sister, Shizue Sakihama of Kapa‘a; brothers-in-law, David Nakasone of Honolulu, Robert Miyasato of France; sisters-in-law, Molly Hillman of California, and Masako Inouye of Arizona; sons, Benjamin Miyasato of Honolulu; Brian Miyasato of Lynnwood, Wash.; daughters, Marjorie (Richard) Alfieri of Edmonds, Wash., Vi (Tom) West of Lynnwood, Wash.; grandchildren, Mito (Norman Cheuk) Alfieri, John (Erin) Alfieri, JJ (Becky) West, Moira Miyasato, Daniel Miyasato; great-grandaughter, Sofia Cheuk; great-grandsons, Tyler Purdum and Ronin West; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family wishes to extend appreciation to the staff at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home for the wonderful care they extended to Kiyoko.
Private services conducted by Pastor Ed Terui were held on September 29, 2012.
Garden Island Mortuary and Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens assisted the family with arrangements.
Mary F. Napoleon
Mary F. Napoleon of Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i passed away on Sept. 23, 2012, at her home in Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i at the age of 89. Born on Feb. 5, 1923 in Kilauea, Kaua‘i, she was a retired Janitor for the State of Hawai‘i.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Napoleon; and her daughter, Frances Alejo.
She is survived by her seven daughters, Veronica Sanchez, Winona Sheldon, Lorraine Rapozo, Marie Alejo, Ruby Tsukamoto, Diane (Daniel) Genegabuas, Beverly (Philip) Boiser; hanai daughter, Colleen Aleman; brother, John Pacheco; 24 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at St. Catherine’s Church in Kapa‘a from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. where mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Donations can be made to St. Catherine’s Church in memory of Mary F. Napoleon.
Arrangements were made by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary, Koloa, Kaua‘i.
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