Obituaries for Oct. 22, 2014

• Seferino Ragasa • Annalene DeFries • Lance Akama

Seferino Ragasa

Seferino Charito Pagat Ragasa passed away on July 22, 2014 at Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines at the age of 61. He was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.

Preceded in death by his mother Rosalina Pagat Alquiza, maternal grandparents Juan Pagat and Selvestra Salviejo Pagat, paternal grandparents Catalino Ragasa and Martina Ibe Ragasa, and sister in law Yolanda Ragasa, and step-brother in law, Virgilio Nartatez.

He is survived by his father, Rosario Ibe Ragasa, Step-mother Violeta Ragasa, siblings, Rosemarie (Mario) Dulatre of Lihue, Roger (Dina) Ragasa of Kekaha, Felymar Ragasa of Hanamaulu, Rheme (Cynthia) Ragasa of Puhi, Marfyn (Marlyn) Ragasa of Hanamaulu, Eldy (Annabel) Ragasa of Kapaa, step-siblings, Leonora Nartatez of Oahu, Susan Nartatez of Molokai, Alfonso Nartatez of Kapaa, Christopher (Lori) Nartatez of Molokai, Nida (Franz) Langer of Molokai, caregiver Simo (piña) Pagat, Maricel Pagat, Rizalina Pagat, Emelyn Pagat and Lovely Joy Pagat of Philippines numerous nieces, nephews, aunties, uncles and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00 am at Immaculate Conception Church in Lihue, Kauai, Mass are scheduled at 10:00 am at Immaculate Conception Church with burial of his ashes to follow at Lihue Cemetery in Lihue.

Annalene DeFries

Annalene Ku’uleionaona DeFries Spencer of Lihue, Kauai Passed away on September 27, 2014 at the age of 66 years old at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on February 1, 1948 in Oahu, Hawaii she was a retired Meal Clerk with the Hanalei Public School

She is Proceeded in death by her husband Earl Spencer, Sr., parents Arthur and Tamara DeFries daughter Gaylene K. Spencer, her grandson Naumu T.K. Spencer, and her two brothers, Arthur and Gaylord DeFries, her 3 children, Earl (Harilyn) Spencer, Jr., Lanakila Spencer, Sarahlene Spencer, her 2 sisters Kamala Mersberg and Edie DeFries, 2 brothers David “Boboy” (Sandy) DeFries, and Roland “Kari” DeFries, her hanai brother, Kea Kanealii, 15 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday October 26, 2014 at Kapaa Seventh Day Adventist Church from 9:00 am to 10:45 am. Where services will be celebrated at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Kilauea Koolau Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Mortuary.

Lance Akama

Lance Akama, 61, of Lihue, died on September 3, 2014 in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue Kauai. He was a retired Agent, Aloha Airlines.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Akama; son, James Odan; mother, Betsy Akama; brothers, David, Alan, Michael and Kenneth Akama and sister, Edythe Maeda.

Private services were held.

Arrangements were handled by Ultimate Cremation Services LLC.


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