Obituaries for Oct. 16, 2014

• Maxima Gaines • James Lawshe Jr. 

Maxima Gaines

Maxima Negrillo Gaines of Hanamaulu passed away at home on October 10, 2014, at the age of 65. She was born in La Union, Philippines on October 1, 1949, and retired from Bank of Hawaii as a bank teller.

She is survived by her husband, Gary Otis Gaines Sr. of Hanamaulu; daughter, Leilani (Andrew) Ojinaga of San Diego; son, James (Rochelle) Gonzales of Lihue; step-daughters, Tasheka (Reginald) Norman of Colorado, Cachira Gaines of California; step-son, Gary Otis Gaines Jr. of Maui; 7 grandchildren, brothers, Feniano (Carmen) Negrillo, Cipriano (Shirley) Negrillo, Ramon (Glean) Negrillo; sisters, Teresa Bailey, Patricia Negrillo, Maria (Chito) Zabala, Vicky (Cecilio) Redaus, Mel (Noli) Quiban; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held on Monday, October 20, 2014, at King’s Chapel in Hanamaulu with viewing from 5 p.m. and services celebrated at 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Gaines family with arrangements.

James Lawshe Jr.

James (Jim) S. Lawshe Jr. of Kalaheo, Kauai County, Hawaii, and more recently Phoenix, died Saturday, August 30, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Hey-Hey and Jo May; brother Dan; daughter Judy and his beloved wife Coleen. He is survived by four of his five children–Jim and his wife Cyndy; Eddie and his wife Valerie; Barry and John; Judy’s husband Lenny Freitas of Koloa; seven grandchildren: Brandon and Bryson Freitas; Jeffery, Eric, Heather, Jason and Kurtis Lawshe, and five great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to a charity of your own choosing. His memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18 with visitation from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. followed by a mass, burial and reception at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo, Hawaii.


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