Obituaries for Thursday, January 22, 2015

• Kyoichi Kanekuni • Samson Leones

Kyoichi Kanekuni

Kyoichi Kanekuni of Kekaha passed away at KVMH on January 17, 2015 at the age of 91. He retired with Kekaha Sugar Company.

He is survived by his two sons, Steven (Dolly) Kanekuni of Kekaha and Jason (Tawnya) McMurray of Kekaha; one daughter, Joyce Parubrub of Las Vegas; 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Roku Kanekuni of Kamuela, Big Island; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 1PM at the Veteran’s Cemetery Grounds in Hanapepe.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Samson Leones

Samson B. Leones of Puhi, Kauai passed away on January 10, 2015 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 85, born on July 7, 1929 in the Philippines. He was a Retired Laborer from Lihue Plantation.

He was preceded in death by his two daughters, Marylou Espacio, Magdalena Idaya, two sons, Samson Leones, Jr. & Saturnino Leones.

He is survived by his wife: Leonida Leones, 3 Daughters: Marelin (James) Barns, Vicky (Anthony) Reyes, Teresa Leones; 1 Son: Darwin Leones, 11 Grandchildren, 15 Great grandchildren, 2 Sisters: Maria Astrologio, Eusebia Silva, numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday January 23, 2015 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Again on Saturday January 24, 2015 at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa from 8:00 am to 9:45 am. Where mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am. Burial to follow at St. Raphaels’s Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


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