Obituaries for Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013

Ruth SmithRohan HarperElizabeth BukoskiTeresita Gregg

Ruth Smith

Ruth Lydia Smith of Lawai, Kauai, Hawaii Passed away on October 29, 2013, at her home at the age of 90. She was born on February 25, 1923, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was a Retired Clinical Psychologist and Research Author.

Preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Edith Spangler and brother, Harry Spangler.

She is survived by her husband, Earl Smith, Lawai; daughter, Laurie Smith-Wishard, Lawai; sons, Stephen (Margaret) Smith, Lawai; Barry (Claudette) Smith, Hawi; David (Sylvia) Smith, Lawai; 3 grandchildren Chelsea Smith-Wishard, Saian Smith and Eamon Smith.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013, at Saint Michael’s and All Angels Episcopal Church, Lihue. Service at 4:30 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Koloa, Kauai.

Rohan Harper

Rohan Robert Harper of Lawai, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on October 25, 2013, at home in Lawai. He was born on January 26, 1957, in Sydney, Australia. He worked for Peter Taylor Engineering.

He was preceded in death by mother, Peg Harper.

He is survived by wife, Renee Rosemark Harper, Lawai; stepdaughter, Tracy (Josh) Warren, South Carolina; father, Bill Harper, Lihue; sister, Robyne (Ian) Head, Australia; nephew, Hammish (Tory) Head, Australia; niece, Rebecca (Glen) Hassett, Australia.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai.

Elizabeth Bukoski

Elizabeth “Kalehua” Bukoski of Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on October 25, 2013, at home in Koloa at the age of 91. She was born in Waimea, Kauai on December 31, 1921.

She was preceded in death by husband, Frank Bukoski; daughter, Rosemary Bukoski; and son, Kenneth Bukoski.

She is survived by sons, Frank (Lynn) Bukoski, Koloa; Samuel (Lola) Bukoski, Koloa; daughters, Elaine Panui, Koloa; Margaret “Peggy” (Dave) McCallum, Hilo; Taddy (Joe) Penzetta, Koloa; hanai daughter, Ulii Castor, Koloa; 24 grandchildren, 64 great grandchildren and 18 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Monday, November 11, 2013, at Saint Raphael’s Catholic Church, Koloa, Visitation at 8:45 a.m. Mass to be celebrated at 11 a.m.

Burial to follow at Saint Raphael’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family request leis for lei tree. Family suggests casual attire.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai.

Teresita Gregg

Teresita “Tessie” L. Gregg of Kekaha, Kauai, passed away on October 30, 2013, at her home in Kekaha. Born in Magallenes Sorsogon, Philippines, She was a housekeeper.

Preceded in death by her parents, Julio and Severa Longabela. She is survived by her husband, Kirk Gregg, Kekaha; sons, Kerry (Kristen) Gregg, Massachusettes; Kelly Gregg, Oahu; Kyle (Azlinn) Gregg, Oahu; daughters, Teresa (Kainoa) Driver, Waimea; Tamara (Mark) Barros, Waimea; 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, numerous brother and sisters in Philippines.

Services to be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Kekaha. Visitation at 1 p.m., Service at 2 p.m..

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Koloa, Kauai.

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