Obituaries for Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Masaru KawamuraDamien VictorinoFrank Nobuto Watanabe

Masaru Kawamura

Masaru Kawamura of Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on August 7, 2013, at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home at the age of 100. He was born on February 13, 1913 Koolau, Kauai. He was a truck driver for Kilauea Plantation.

He was preceded in death by parents, Kikuzuchi and Shizu Kawamura; wife, Kimiyo Kawamura.

He is survived by sons, Walter Kawamura, California; Gary (Nadine) Kawamura, Hilo; James (Colette) Kawamura, Kapaa; daughters, June (Hideyuki) Asakura, Tokyo; Charlotte Kawamura, California; brothers, Kiyoshi Kawamura, Kilauea; Tokiyoshi Kawamura, Kilauea; Calvin Kawamura, Oahu; sisters, Karen Mizuta, Oahu; Hanayo Moritsugu, Kilauea; Setsuko (Hideo) Watari, Hanalei; Sandra Miyabuchi, Kilauea; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and cousins and friends.

Celebration of life on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at Kapaa Seventh Day Adventist Church, Visitation at 3 p.m. Service at 4 p.m. Family suggest casual attire.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai

Damien Victorino

Damien D. Victorino of Kapahi, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on August 3, 2013 at his home while surrounded by family at the age of 75. He was born on Kauai. He was a retired Fire Chief of the Kauai Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by parents, Alfred and Elsie Victorino of Kapaa.

He is survived by wife, Elizabeth Victorino; sons, Damien Victorino, Jr. and Bill Victorino; daughter, Angela Ledee; grandchildrens, Billy, Zane, Kynan, Dalton, Harlo, Tiana and Mikey; brother, Butch Victorino.

Service will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at St. Catherine’s Church in Kapaa. There will be a brief viewing from 10:15 to 10:50 am with mass to follow. Following the mass there will be a luncheon at the Kapaa Baseball Park Pavilion.

Arrangements are being handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.

Frank Nobuto Watanabe

Frank Nobuto Watanabe of Aiea, formerly of Kekaha, Kauai passed away at Waipahu at the age of 92. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He was a retired School Administrator.

He is survived by wife, Joanne C. Watanabe of Kekaha, Kauai; daughters, Lynn K. (Russell) Nishimoto of Aiea and Judy H. Watanabe of Pearl City; two grandchildren; brother, Howard (Lorraine) Watanabe of Kaneohe; sister-in-law, Fusako Watanabe of Kekaha, Kauai and Nobue Watanabe of Kekaha, Kauai; numerous nieces and nephews.

Private service held.

Arrangements are being handled by Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary.


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