Obituaries for Sunday, May 18, 2014

• Arthur Shaw Jr.  •  Trinidad de los Santos • Mary Moore •  Joseph Perreira • Terry Capuy


Arthur Shaw Jr.

Arthur Henry Shaw, Jr. of Lihue, Kauai passed away on May 5, 2014 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 88. Born on July 10, 1925, in Oakland, California. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the Aleutian Islands, and was an accountant with C. Brewer and Co. in Honolulu and Sunriver Resort in Oregon.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Arthur H. and Irene Shaw, and Sister Martha (Clifford) Wisdom.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Gillin Shaw; two sons, David (June) Shaw of North Carolina, and Richard (Joan) Shaw of Kauai; five grandchildren, Ryan Shaw, Erik (Steph) Shaw, Nicole (Nick) Petersen, Erin (Jed) Gushman, and Sarah Shaw; and three great-grandchildren, Brody, Peyton and Beckett Petersen.

Gifts in his memory may be sent to Shriners Hospitals for Children or Salvation Army.

Private services will be held at a later date.


Trinidad de los Santos

Trinidad Butac de los Santos, 83 of Eleele, Kauai died January 12, 2013. “Trini” de los Santos, Widow of US Army Sgt. Florencio de los Santos of Eleele, mother of Josie Althaus of Indiana and Gigi de los Santos of Tennessee passed away on January 12, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital, Floyd County, Indiana. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her two daughters Josie and Gigi. She is also survived by two grandsons, Danny and Joel Althaus and six great-grandchildren, Kaylin, Steven, Hunter, Kaleb, Chase and Gage all living in Tennessee area. She was a loving aunt to the Butac family, and to her cousins, the Pedronan, the Malabe, the Andrade, and friends. Trini will be greatly missed by all her family and friends and everyone she has met in her life. 

Private service was held at St. John’s Episcopal Church on May 17, 2014, followed by celebration of her life and farewell blessings by Pastor Emelda Padasdao from Honolulu.


Mary Moore

Mary Jane Moore of Princeville, Kauai, passed away on May 10, 2014 at the age of 89. Born on June 14, 1924 in Ohio she was a teacher.

Preceded in death by her husband Mel Moore.

She is survived by her children; Richard Moore, Ireland; Sally (Ralph Rubio) Moore, Anini; and David (Carolyn) Moore, Anini. 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, June 14th, at the Church of the Pacific, Princeville from 10 a.m. Family suggested aloha attire and in lieu of flowers – donations can be made to the Church of the Pacific.


Joseph Perreira

Joseph “Sonny Boy” Perreira of Kalaheo, Kauai, Hawaii, passed away on May 9, 2014 at the age of 77. Born on September 4, 1936 in Makaweli, Kauai. He was a retired foreman with Kauai Electric.

Preceded in death by his Parents, Frank and Helen Perreira and brother, Butchie Perreira.

He is survived by his wife, Agnes Perreira, Kalaheo; Daughter, Momi (Marvin) Lum, Kapaa; Sons, Jay (Cheryl) Perreira, Lihue; Makaio (Roxanne) Perreira, Kilauea; Sisters, Diana Medeiros, Kalaheo; Muriel Perreira, Oregon; Brother, Bernard (Cecelia) Perreira, Kalaheo, 8 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A Celebration of life will be held on Sunday May 25, 2014 at the Hanapepe Tennis Court Pavillion 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Koloa, Kauai


Terry Capuy

Terry Jose Capuy of Kapaa passed away on May 3, 2014 at the age of 64. Born on October 19, 1949 in Lihue. He was a Maintenance, Engineering Department of the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa.

Preceded in Death by his Adoptive parents: Exequiel and Conrada Capuy of Kapaa.

He is survived by his Wife: Lois Capuy of Kapaa; Daughters: Lori Capuy of Colorado Springs, CO, Cheryl (Ernesto Gray Jr.) Capuy of Kapaa, 2 grandchildren, Biological Mother: Isabelle Torres of Oahu, Brothers: Rodney (Bobbie) Kapuy of Wailua, Wayne (Cindy) Shigematsu of Oahu, Gary Shigematsu of Oahu, Randy Torres of Oahu; Sister: Holly (Clyde) Teruya of Oahu. Numerous Relatives and friends.

Private services were held.


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