Obituaries for Sept. 24, 2014

• Stephanie Tupou • Jessie Sam Fong • Rosaline Ng • Wilbert Cummings Sr. • Kiyoshi Nakae • Kazue Morimoto • Doric Yaris • Wally Bisano

Stephanie Tupou

Stephanie Marie Tupou of Makaweli, Kauai, died on September 2, 2014 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 57. Born on February 11, 1957 in Waimea, Kauai, she was a shift manager at ABC Store.

Preceded in dead by her father, Alfredo Yaris.

She is survived by her long time friend and caregiver Debbie Olores; son, Samisoni (Normalyn) Tupou of Washington; mother, Dolores (Randy) Yaris; brothers, Alfred Yaris of Missouri, Tarrance Yaris of Kaumakani, Nelson (Ronnie) Yaris of California, and Joseph (Misook) Yaris of Las Vegas; sister, Amorita (Patrick) Apilado of Kaumakani; grandchild, Kaden Tupou and hanai-grandchildren, Jaysha, Jaylynn, and Joshua Jr. Olores; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at St. Theresa Church from 9 am, followed by celebration of Mass at 10 am. The family requests that flowers be omitted and suggests aloha attire. Inurnment will be at a later date.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Jessie Sam Fong

Jessie Marie Sam Fong of Lihue passed away at home on September 16, 2014, at the age of 73. She was born in Koloa, Kauai on September 21, 1940, and retired as a Food and Beverage Secretary with Coco Palms Hotel.

Preceded in death by her father, Edward Medeiros.

She is survived by her mother, Otilda Medeiros; four children, Gerald (Divina) Rapozo, Sandra (Tom Jr.) Gonsalves, Mel (Patsy) Rapozo, Brian (Noreen) Rapozo; 18 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 1 great great-grandchild; sister, Edwina Saunders; brother, Edward (Jenny) Medeiros; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall with visitation from 10:00 a.m. and services celebrated at 12:00 p.m.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted Jessie’s family with arrangements.

Rosaline Ng

Rosaline Leialoha Ng of Hanamaulu, Kauai, passed away at her home on September 17, 2014 at the age of 83. Born on July 12, 1931 on Kauai, Hawaii. She retired as a Pantry Worker with the Westin Hotel.

She is preceded in death by her granddaughter Lani Lynn Barretto, parents Paulino and Julia Rameros, three brothers Arnold Burgess, Raymond Souza and Joseph “Jojo” Kua, Sr. One sister Elenore “Girlie” Akeo.

She is survived by her husband William Ng, Two daughters: Jocelyn Ng, Elizabeth (Frank) Barretto, Jr., One son: William (Frances) Ng, Jr., Two sisters: Emmaline Wong and Victoria Flood. 4 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday September 27, 2014 at Lihue Baptist Church from 8:30 am to 9:15 am Where services will be celebrated at 9:30 am. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa.

Wilbert Cummings Sr.

Wilbert Anthony Cummings, Sr. of Lihue, passed away on September 16, 2014 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 71. Born on March 11, 1943 in Lihue, Kauai, he was a truck driver with Nielsen Construction.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Alice Yoemans Cummings; parents, Humphries Cummings, Theresa Perreira Kido; step-dad, Kaego Kido; brothers, Gary Cummings and John Cummings; brother-in-law, Earl Apo Sr; and sister-in-law, Barbara Keawe Cummings.

He is survived by his sons, Wilbert (Lulu) Cummings, Jr. Of Puhi, Darren (Kimberly) Cummings of Lihue, and Kalani Kai Cummings of Lihue; daughter, Leiala (Dustin Trinidad) Cummings of Hanamaulu, and step-daughters, Sheena Millare and Jocelynea Rivera; brother, Kenneth (Charlene) Cummings of Kapaa and sister-in-law, Ruby Pia Cummings of Anahola; sister, Agnes Apo of Kula, Maui; nineteen grandchildren, and twenty-one great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai from 9am. Service begins at 11am, with cremation to follow. Casual attire and flowers are welcome.

Scattering of ashes will be at a later date.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Kiyoshi Nakae

Kiyoshi Nakae of Hanamaulu passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on September 15, 2014, at the age of 92. He was born in Lihue, Kauai on September 23, 1921. A veteran of the United States Army, he retired as a maintenance worker from Coco Palms Hotel.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Nakae; brothers, Masato and Satoru; sister, Misayo Morimoto.

He is survived by his two daughters, Karen (Myles) Uyesono and Allison (Michael) Ageno; three grandchildren, Ryan Uyesono, Bryce Ageno and Jacey Ageno; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Lihue Hongwanji Mission with visitation from 9:00 a.m. and services at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment will be held at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery with Military Honors at 2:00 p.m.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Nakae family with arrangements.

Kazue Morimoto

Kazue Morimoto of Kaneohe, Oahu, passed away on August 20, 2014 at Kuakini Medical Center in Honolulu at the age of 83. She was born in Honolulu. She retired as a secretary for Ho’opono Services for the Blind.

She is survived by her daughter, Gail E. Morimoto; brothers, Osamu (Frances) Kasashima and Kyoge “George” (Ann) Kasashima; sister, Haruko (Donald) Shizumura.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, September 28, 2014, 1:00 p.m. at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. Casual attire and No flowers.

Arrangements are being handled by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Doric Yaris

Doric “Kaleo” Dwayne Yaris of Pakala Village, Makaweli, Kauai died on September 17, 2014 at the age of 47. Born on December 19, 1966 in Waimea, he was the Kumu of Halau Hula O Haliileo and sole proprieter of Kaleo Club International.

Preceded in death by his father Lodrigo Doric Yaris of Pakala Village, wife Arlene Momilani Gampon-Yaris of Kaumakani.

He is survived by his son, Doric Kawaiola Yaris of Kekaha, mother Matilda Yaris of Pakala Village, sisters Wally Laufenberg-Price of Dayton Nevada, brothers Michael Yaris and Jason Yaris of Pakala Village, numerous aunties, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A memorial concert of life will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 at the Waimea Theater from 12 noon to midnight. Call Puni Patrick at 808-651-5744 if you would like to be included in the lineup.

Wally Bisano

Wally Bisano of Lihue, Kauai, died on September 18, 2014 at Lihue at the age of 57. He was born on April 9, 1957 in Waimea, Kauai.

He is survived by his partner, Pam Jardin of Lihue; brother Cedric (Marie) Bisano of California; and sister, Kathy (Miki) McGarvey of Honolulu; two nephews and one niece.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Queens Pond at 3:00 PM followed by a celebration of life at MacArthur Park Kekaha Beach.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

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