• Celestina Caoagdan
Celestina Valdez Caoagdan of Kekaha passed away on July 29, 2014 at home at age 85. Born on May 10, 1929 in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines, she worked at Syngenta.
She is preceded in death by her father Damaso Valdez, mother Angela Palasigue Valdez, brothers, Gregorio Valdez, Feliciano Valdez, Esteban Valdez, and Irineo Valdez, sisters, Feliza Valdez Villoria and Lorenza Valdez Domingo, daughter Gloria Caoagdan, and son Marino Caoagdan.
She is survived by her husband, Enrikue Caoagdan; sons, Romulo (Carmelita) Caoagdan of Kauai, Conrad (Leonora) Caoagdan of Oahu, Rey (Edna) Caoagdan of Kauai, and Mandy (Catalina) Caoagdan of Kauai; daughters, Elena (Guido) Domingo of Kauai, Amy (Ivol) Sexton of Virginia Beach, Virginia (Robert) Palencia of Kauai, and Jonalyn Lancaster of California; brother, Juan (Lolita) Valdez of Philippines; twenty-four grandchildren, twenty-seven great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Kekaha from 8am to 10am. Mass will be celebrated at 10am, followed by burial at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.