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• James Cabral • Darrin Jeffries • Judi Spencer • Mary Moore • James Quinones Sr. • Dr. Wayne N. Gokan • Matsuto Muka • Alfredo DeFabian
James Cabral of Puhi passed away at home on May 12, 2014, at the age of 88. He was born in Kalaheo, Kauai on November 3, 1925, Veteran of the United States Army, and retired as supervisor from County of Kauai Parks and Recreations Division.
Preceded in death by parents Marion and Mary Cabral, 8 brothers, and 1 sister.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Cabral; 3 sons, Jimmy (Marilyn) Cabral, Grady (Annie) Cabral, Keith (Yolanda) Cabral; 2 daughters, Cindy (Mervin) Soto, Monalisa (Dabney) Miguel; 11 grandchildren, Kahelelani (Jason) Visitacion, Shane (Atchara) Soto, Tiffany (Jay) Cabral, Kimo Cabral, Nicole (Don) Okami, Wendice Soto, Whitney (Chico) Miguel, Courtney (Taylor) Thompson, Makana Cabral, Ethan Miguel, Hunter Cabral; 8 great-grandchildren, Tynoa Shigemoto, Lochlen Visitacion, Kawaileleleialoha Cabral, Kahekili Cabral, Zayden Okami, Ava Soto, Mason Okami, Zoe Soto, numerous nieces, nephew, and cousins.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Holy Cross Church with visitation from 8:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Family graciously declines flowers.
Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Cabral family with arrangements.
Darrin Keala Jeffries of Los Angeles, Califoria formerly of Anahola, Kauai passed away on May 19, 2013 at the age of 33 in Los Angeles, California. Born on December 14, 1979 he was a Mechanic and a Kapaa High School Graduate Class of 98-99.
Preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Henry Kai Chong Ching and Uncle Cyrus Ching.
He is survived by his mother, Sharlene (Ching) Jeffries; sister Jennifer (Jeffries) Tejeda; Fiance, Vanessa Banderas and the DeFries Ohana.
A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, May 25, 2014 1 p.m. at the Anahola Beach Park. Burial at sea with scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire is suggested.
Judi Leilani Ann Spencer passed away on May 14, 2014 at Pali Momi Hospital. She was born on Kauai and retired from Aloha Airlines after 32 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her parents Andres and Elizabeth “Lei” Polan; mother-in-law Ida Kapehe Spencer; brother-in-laws Robert K. Spencer, Keoki Spencer, Gene Olivera and Hitcliff Ebinger and great-grandson Braeden Hulama.
She is survived by her husband, Fred Kamealoha Spencer, Oahu; daughter, Lani (Al) Aranio, Kauai; sons: Sol Van Gieson, Philadelphia; Sam (Wendee) Van Gieson and Kalei Van Gieson, Kauai; step-son, Bobby (Tracy) Spencer, Oahu; sisters: Mary-Alice (Rupert) Rowe and Elizabeth “Bea” Ebinger, Kauai; brothers: Joe (Chisai) Polan, Kauai; Andy (Tani) Polan, California and Tuffy (Lorna) Poe, Kauai; sister-in-laws: Carilynne “Pua” Cosma, Big Island and Ida “Nani” Olivera, Texas; brother-in-laws: Norman Spencer and Johnny Spencer, Big Island and Aunt Aggie Alcover, Oahu; fifteen grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Please join her Ohana for a Celebration of her Life on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the Bernice Pauahi Memorial Chapel – Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus, visitation 9am and services to follow at 10am. Donations can be made in her remembrance to the American Cancer Society.
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.
James Quinones Sr.
James “Jimmy” Howard Quinones Sr. of Kilauea died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on May 15, 2014, at the age of 76. He was born in Kilauea on April 5, 1938, and retired from the Naval Air Station of Alameda as a machinist.
Preceded in death by his parents, Frank Quinones Jr., Haruko Oshima Quinones; brother Mitchell Quinoes.
He is survived by his sons, James “Boogie” Quinones Jr. of California, James “John” (Chanelle) Quinones III of Lihue, Francis Jordan Quinones of California; stepson, Jenjerome (Amelia) Fernando and their mother Linda Chu; sweetheart, Prisca Domingo; brother, Frank (Flo) of California; sisters, Irene Ujimori of Wai’anae, Linda of Kilauea, Doris (Peter) Ng of Honolulu, Beverly (Manuel) Ang of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Charlene Quinones of Kapa’a; 6 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, May 23, 2014, at St. Sylvester Church in Kilauea with visitation from 9:00 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 11:00 a.m. The family suggests aloha attire and graciously declines flowers.
Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Quinones family with arrangements.
Dr. Wayne N. Gokan
Dr. Wayne N. Gokan of Lawai passed away on May 18, 2014 at age 72. Born on November 19, 1941 in Lihue, Kauai, he was a retired Optometrist.
He is preceded in death by his wife Lillian T. Gokan, parents, Takeo and Kiyoko Gokan, and brother, Charlie Gokan.
He is survived by his companion, Glenda Akina of Lihue; son, Galen (Cherish) Gokan of Wailua; daughter, Joni (Paul) Ito of Lawai; brothers, Melvin Gokan of Honolulu and Eddie Gokan of Wailua; sister, Karen Gokan of Kapaa and sister-in-law, Hiroko Gokan of Lihue, five grandchildren, Mele Yama, Haley and Mandy Gokan, and Sydney and Caleb Ito. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Private services will be held at a later date. Family requests no koden.
Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
Matsuto Mukai of Hanapepe passed away on May 15, 2014 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 97. He was born on January 7, 1917 in Waimea, Kauai.
Preceded in death by his parents Wai and Zoroku Mukai, brothers, Eugene Jiro (Helen) Mukai, Shigeto (May) Mukai, and infant Kazuji Mukai, and sisters Matsuyo (Hachiro) Hashimoto and infant Teruko.
He is survived by his wife Miyoko Mukai, sons, Edward (Joyce) Mukai of Gardena, CA and Clyde Mukai of Hanapepe, daughters, Paulette (Mickey) Parson of Brownsville, TX, Laura Mukai of Honolulu, Maisie (Joseph) Lamoureux of Buena Park, CA, Debra (James) Seret of Sterling, VA, and Sandra (Gordon) Villegas of Mililani Town, HI, brother James Hiroji (Florence) Mukai of California, fourteen grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Friends may visit with the family at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, May 26, 2014 at the Hanapepe Hongwanji Mission; service will begin at 4:30 p.m.
Alfredo “Pedong” DeFabian of Kaumakani passed away at home on May 15, 2014, at the age of 88. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai on December 5, 1925, a veteran of the United States Army WWII and retired as a drip irrigator with Olokele Sugar Company.
Preceded in death by his parents, Placido and Isabela DeFabian and Dorothy Tabuchi DeFabian; sisters, Leonida Aguinaldo, Rosalina Labrador and daughter, Stella DeFabian Colbourn.
He is survived by his wife, Benita Barcena DeFabian; son, Darren DeFabian of Eleele; brother, Marcellino (Natividad) DeFabian of Hanapepe; sisters, Magdalena Quirido of Hilo, Laurentzia Garania of Eleele, Leonora Carveiro of Hanapepe, Patricia Reyes of Eleele; 4 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, May 23, 2014 at Holy Cross Church with visitation at 8:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.
Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the DeFabian family with arrangements.
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