Obituaries for Jan. 4, 2015

• Eskel Ford • Luciano Salud • Amado Aguinaldo • Caroline Shklov • Lucinda Ancheta • Keoni Vidinha • Helen Medeiros • Joe Medeiros

Eskel Ford

Eskel Louie Ford of Waimea, Kauai passed away on December 23, 2014, at the age of 51. He was a security supervisor at Ching Young Village.

He was predeceased by his parents, Lenora and Elvin Ford.

He is survived by his stepfather, Larry Weigel (California), sister, Robbie (Dana) White (Missouri), and brother John Weigel (CA). He is also survived by Mariann, Patrick, Kristina, Jason, Wendy and many grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, January 11, 2015, at Kamalani Bridge from 12 noon until sunset. The hospice chaplain will speak at 1 p.m. The gathering is a pot-luck and BYOB.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Luciano Salud

Luciano Oba Salud of Hanamaulu died on December 23, 2014, at the age of 91. Born on January 6, 1923, in Pasuguin Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a boiler room operator with Lihue Plantation Ltd.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Juanita Salud; parents, Estefania and Benigno Salud; and survived by his wife, Anita Salud; son, Romeo Salud of California; two daughters, Lucita (Westley) Kam of Oahu, JoAnn Salud of Lihue; four grandchildren, Brooke Salud, Cullen Salud, Taylor Salud Samiano, Marissa Kam; sister, Juliana (Fermin) Ancheta of Philippines; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at the St. Michael’s and All Angeles Episcopal Church. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. to noon, services to follow, and burial will be held at Kauai Memorial Gardens. The family suggests casual attire and are open to flowers.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Amado Aguinaldo

Amado Aguinaldo of Eleele, Kauai passed away on December 18, 2014, at Queens Medical Center at the age of 81. He was a retired Heavy Equipment Operator.

He is preceded in death by his wife Leonida Aguinaldo and his parents Juan and Generosa Aguinaldo.

He is survived by his 5 sons: Stephen (Debra) Aguinaldo, Shelley (Tita Anne) Aguinaldo, Perry (Monica) Aguinaldo, Darrell (Marites) Aguinaldo, Sidney (Teresa) Aguinaldo, Caregiver: Sheila Rita, 11 grandchildren: Travis (Brooke), Deric, D’Anne (Dan Mangayayam), Elisha, Bronson, Isaiah, Kimo, Ederlinda, Shane, Kelob, step-grandchild: Travis (Shadow), 6 great-grandchildren: Syani, Caitlyn, Cainan, Deztynn, step-granchildren: Asani, Travis Jr., sisters: Mariana (Benny) Villatora, Carol (Nelson) Rita, Julia (Andy) Tambua, brothers: Ernest Aguinaldo, Fausto (Rose) Aguinaldo, Domingo Aguinaldo, brother-in-law: Maze (Nate) DeFabian, Sister-in-laws: Nora Carveiro, Patsy Reyes, Laurie Garania and Benang DeFabian, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, January 9, 2015, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 9 a.m. where memorial services will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Caroline Shklov

Caroline Patricia Shklov of Wailua Homesteads passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on December 26, 2014, at the age of 74. She was born on October 30, 1940, in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada and was a retired treatment center counselor and an active volunteer at Kauai Humane Society.

She is preceded in death by her Dad, David Fremont Buell Kinloch and her Mom, Caroline Marion Kinloch.

She is survived by her husband, John Michael Shklov and children: Catherine (Geoff) Dolman, Colleen (Stewart) Williams, Christopher (Sheri) Strom, Micah (Carrie) Shklov, Keola (Monica) Shklov, Maile (Kalalena) Shklov-LumWon, Kanani (Nick) Deisher, 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Scattering of her ashes will take place at Kalapaki Bay on Friday, January 9, 2015, at noon. A celebration of her life will take place following the scattering of ashes at Kalapaki Park near the canoe clubhouse.

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

Lucinda Ancheta

Lucinda “Cindy” G. Ancheta passed away on December 23, 2014, at Wilcox Hospital at the age of 63. Born in Honolulu on October 9, 1951, she was employed by Hawaiian Telephone Co. and was a devoted wife and mother.

Preceded in death by parents Walter and Agnes Silva, brother Vernon Gregory and Sister Ireiner Lucinda Ancheta.

She is survived by her husband Fred Ancheta, sons Jonathan “JJ” (Mel) and Fred, daughter Rene (Albert) Cummings. Grandchildren Ashton, Casey and Aliya. Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Monday, January 12, 2015, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Kapaa. Visitation will be 9 to 9:45 a.m. with mass to follow at 10 a.m. Followed by burial at St. Catherine’s Cemetary Kealia. Family requests casual attire.

Arrangements handled by Borthwick Mortuary Koloa, Kauai

Keoni Vidinha

Keoni Kevin Vidinha of Dallas, Texas, passed away on December 24, 2014, at the age of 41. Born on April 21, 1973, on Kauai he served with the U.S. Army 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

He is survived by his son, Vance Vidinha of South Dakota; son’s mother, Emily Buldick of South Dakota; mother, Vickey Glaisyer of Houston; father, Ernest (Sylvia) Vidinha of Kalaheo; brothers, Robert (Marcie) Vidinha of Houston, Ernest Vidinha of Kaimuki, Michael (Izumi) Rivera of Okinawa; sisters, Jackie Grohowski of Arizona, Cindy Williams of San Diego, numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held in Houston, Texas on January 10, 2015. Services on Kauai will be held on a later date. For more information, please call Ernest at (808) 482-4885.

Helen Medeiros

Helen Ornellas Medeiros of Koloa, Kauai passed away on December 24, 2014, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 94. Born on December 22, 1920 in Waimea, Kauai, she was a Homemaker.

Preceded in death by her husband Abel Medeiros, son in law Lani Furtado, great-great granddaughter KeiLee Anelamakamae Ahgeak.

Survived by her two daughters: Carol Furtado, Suzette Medeiros; one son: Peter Medeiros, 7 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday January 10, 2014, at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa from 9 to 10 a.m. and mass will be celebrated at 10:15 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Joe Medeiros

Joe Medeiros of Lawai, Kauai passed away on December 31, 2014, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 95. Born on June 13, 1919 in Lawai, Kauai. He was a Retired Truck Driver for McBryde Sugar Plantation.

Preceded in death by his daughter Linda Rita, sons Joseph Medeiros, Dominick Medeiros and his grandson Leonard Rita, Jr.

He is survived by his daughter: Shirley (Benny) Laguatan, sons: John (Nina) Medeiros, Richard (April) Medeiros; sister, Antonia Robley, 5 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo from 9 to 9:45 a.m. where mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

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