Obituaries for Monday, Sept. 9, 2013

Adela FuneBarbara GayagasJames Cummings Jr.

Adela Fune

Adela Miguel Andres Fune, 53, of Koloa, Kauai, passed away at Queen’s Medical Center on Aug. 30, 2013. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines on Oct. 3, 1959. She was an Accountant of Kiahuna Golf Club.  

She is survived by her husband, Herbert Fune; four children, Sharilyn (Joshua) Williams; Eric; Jonathan; and LeinaRose Fune; grandson, Jackson Williams; mother, Ilena Andres; siblings: Reynie (Nanette) Andres; Francisco (Pacita) Andres; Esmenio (Roselily) Andres; Hernando (Diane) Andres; Edna (Keith) Barbrie; and Elsa (Alex) Andres-Paguirigan; mother in-law, Rosita Fune; her siblings-in-law: Desiree Yadao; Curtney Fune; Ryan (Tom) Fune; Bradley (Lorena) Fune; Kevin (Shelcie) Fune; numerous aunties, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

There will be two services to celebrate Adela’s life. The first service is on Sept. 10 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary on Oahu. Visitation starts at 5, the service at 6:30 p.m. The second service is on Sept. 14 at St. Raphael Church on Kauai. Visitation begins at 8 a.m., with mass starting at 10 a.m. and burial at St. Raphael Cemetery to follow. The family requests aloha attire for both services.

Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary and Kauai Memorial Garden and Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Barbara Gayagas

Barbara Jo Gayagas, 73, of West Covina, Calif., formerly of Kapaa, Kauai, and Honolulu, passed away at Kaiser Medical Center on Aug. 19, 2013. She was born in Lihue, Kauai.

She is survived by sons Darryl Gayagas and Kerry (LaCriss) Gayagas; daughter Jodie (Tom) Pellerin; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren all of California; sister Janis (Chirs) Wright of Kapaa.

A service was held on Aug. 31 in California.

Barbara will be greatly missed by the many family and friends who love her, especially her best friend; her youngest granddaugher, Kaiulani whom she traveled with and spent her last days on Kauai.

James Cummings Jr.

James D. Cummings Jr. of Kalaheo, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on Aug. 28, 2013 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 71. He was born on March 22, 1942 in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. He was an Electronic Technician for P.M.R.F. for 41 years. He was in the United States Air Force.

He is preceded in death by parents, James and Myrtle Cummings; brother, David Cummings.

He was survived by wife, Diana Cummings, Hanapepe; daughters, Selina (Donald) Smith, Florida; Stephanie Machado, Kapaa; sons, Wayne (Mary) Knight, Lawai; Glenn (Crystal) Kelly, North Carolina; Michael Knight, Hanapepe; Bradley Cummings, Hanapepe; sister, Diane Couzens, Georgia; brother, Rick (Scarlette Delbridge) Cummings, Texas; 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Visitation at 9 a.m. Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai.


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