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• Newell “Alani” Woodward • Mary F. Napoleon • Mumeno M. Igawa •
Newell “Alani” Woodward
Newell “Alani” Woodward of Kapaa died at Queen’s Medical Center on September 10, 2012, at the age of 54. He was born in Honolulu and was a Wailua River Boat captain and an entertainer.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; sons, Alani “Ka’inoa” (Kala) and Alika (Kimberlee) Woodward; 5 grandchildren, Caira, Cory, Cade, Chloe and Cyson; mother, Francine Woodward; brothers, John Mersberg, Daniel and Wesley (Jodi) Woodward; sisters, Gwen Kalani and LaFrance Uli’i-Woodward; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012, at Kapa’a Missionary Church with visitation from 8:00 a.m. and services at 11:00 a.m. Scattering of ashes will be held on Sunday, October 7, 2012, at Wailua Beach at the mouth of the river at 12:30 p.m.
Casual attire suggested and flowers welcome.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Woodward 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.
Mumeno M. Igawa
Mumeno M. Igawa of Hanapepe, Kauai, died on September 30, 2012 at home at the age of 96. She was born on January 31, 1916 in Lihue, Kauai. She was a Homemaker.
She is survived by her two sons, Bruce Igawa and Earl Igawa, both of Hanapepe; daughter, Fay Igawa of Long Beach, Calif; brother, Richard S. (Dorothy) Murashige of Honolulu; sister, Shizue Murashige of Honolulu; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the Hanapepe United Church of Christ. Visitation starts at 1 pm, service will follow at 1:30 pm.
Family requests that flowers be omitted.
Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
Helen Aukai Obrero of Anahola passed away at home on September 13, 2012, at the age of 75. She was born in Anahola, Kauai on May 28, 1937, and retired as an entertainer with the Wailua River Boat Rides.
She was preceded in death by her husband Sandy Obrero.
She is survived by five children, Sandra (Hanu) Vea, Donna M. Obrero, Jonathan M. Obrero, Hattie Obrero all of Anahola, Darlene L. (Alvin) Sasil of Wailua; one brother, Hiram (Molly) Kaleiohi of Waimanalo; four sisters, Esther (Isidro) Pezario of Anahola, Julia (Eldon) Wasano of Kekaha, Florence (Joseph) Navas and Elaine Fernandez both of Anahola; 11 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Anahola Hawaiian Homes Park with viewing from 9:00 a.m. and services celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Obrero family with arrangements.
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