Obituaries for Feb. 4, 2015

• Daniel Omakanim • Linda McCall • Thomas Teragawa • Manuel Pimental • Eleanor Arrojo • Wayne Camat • Remegio Bugayong • Lorraine Stampfl • Fumie Matsumoto

Daniel Omakanim

Daniel “Danny” Omakanim passed away on Jan. 19, 2015 at KVMH, Waimea, at the age of 79. Born on June 24, 1935, in Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii, he was a retired heavy equipment mechanic for the Gay and Robinson Sugar Plantation in Makaweli.

He is preceded in death by his father, Domingo Omakanim; and hanai-sister, Nancy “Daling” Espinosa.

He is survived by his mother, Dolores “Loling” Omakanim; his wife, Elaine Omakanim; son, Damien “Kaimana” Omakanim of Waimea; daughter Lynn (Tim) Mira of Lawai; and two grandchildren, Cory Mira of Honolulu and Kyle (Brandi) Mira of Honolulu.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday February 7, 2015 at the Waimea Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, at 9:30AM. Services will begin at 11AM with lunch to follow. Committal service at the Kauai Veteran’s Cemetery at 2:30PM.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Linda McCall

Linda Frances McCall passed away suddenly on Jan. 2, 2015 on Kauai. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida to George and Frankie McCall on September 12, 1943. She moved to Hawaii at a young age and traversed between Kauai and Santa Barbara, California frequently. Linda was very active with the Theatre Arts on Kauai and was an avid tap dancer. Linda graduated with honors in Paralegal Studies at Kapiolani Community College in Honolulu, HI. She also had a BS degree in Coursework in Communications and graduated from Antioch University in Santa Barbara, CA. She was well known for her weekly broadcast spot with Kauai’s public radio station, KKCR. She leaves to mourn her Father, George Thomas McCall Jr., Sister, Valerie J. McCall and Brother, George Thomas McCall III and a host of relatives and life long friends. She will be deeply missed.

Thomas Teragawa

Thomas Junichi Teragawa of Puhi passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Jan. 24, 2015, at the age of 60. He was born in Hilo, Hawaii on June 25, 1954, and was a Senior Clerk with the County of Kauai, Liquor Commission.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Kawado-Teragawa of Puhi, one daughter, Ann (Maurice) Anderson of El Paso Texas; one grandson; one sister, Iris Kansaku; 1 nephew, 2 nieces and cousins.

Private services were held.

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

Manuel Pimental

Manuel “Macky” Pimental of Kalaheo, passed away on Jan. 19, 2015, at KVMH at the age of 64. Born on April 13, 1950 at Wilcox, he was a Decorated U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran, Ordnance technician at PMRF and Field technician with Kauai Coffee. Most importantly, he was an amazing husband, father and grandfather.

He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Pimental Sr.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Pimental, three daughters, Leanne (Shiloh) Pimental of Koloa, Lissa (Shane) Jones of Kona and Carleen (Hans) Reeves of Kekaha; eight grandchildren; mother, Rose Pimental; three brothers, Charles (Jerry) Pimental Jr., of Kekaha, Clifford (Deborah) Pimental of Lawai and Joseph (Cobina) Pimental of Kalaheo; two sisters, Carol (Tony) Pereira of Kalaheo and Laurie Pimental of Kalaheo. Numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services for Macky will be held on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, with visitation from 10-11:30am. Full military honors will commence at 11:30am. A celebration of life will follow at Hanapepe Neighborhood Center. Family request casual attire.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Eleanor Arrojo

Eleanor Ann Arrojo of Lihue, Kauai passed away on Jan. 23, 2015 in Honolulu, her place of birth at the age of 67. She was an early education teacher at Immaculate Conception, St. Catherine’s and Holy Cross Schools on Kauai.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Gregory Arrojo, sons, Michael (Debbie) Manuwa, of Oahu, Randy (Janine) Manuwa, of Oahu and Jon (Del) of Lihue and daughter Melissa Arrojo ( Tommejoe) of Lihue, by her brothers, Alan Manosa, Steven Manosa and Sidney (Nani) Manosa,, sisters, Theresa “Joyce” Magdadaro, Diane Barbadillo, Caregiver, Faye Yoshida and 10 grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family for visitation at Immaculate Conception Church on Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8:30-9:45am, followed by Mass celebrated at 10:00am. Casual Attire is suggested.

Arrangements being handled by Oahu Mortuary, Inc.

Wayne Camat

Wayne “Masa” Camat of Kapaa passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Jan. 31, 2015, at the age of 74. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai on Jan. 23, 1941, and retired as a Heavy Equipment Operator with Lihue Sugar Plantation.

He was preceded in death by his father, Marcelino Camat; mother, Elizabeth Yabes; step-father, Cipriano Yabes; brothers, Gordon Camat, Lennox “Rico” Camat; sister, Gaylette P. Camat.

He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Camat; daughters, Maile (Dennis) Lagmay, Wailynn (Greg Sr.) Jerves; sons, Duwayne (Glynis) Camat, Jason (Elena) Camat; 12 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Melvin (Susan) Camat; sisters, Waynette Santa Monica, Beverly Camat; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at St. Catherine Catholic Church with viewing from 9:00 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Catherine Cemetery.

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

Remegio Bugayong

Remegio U. Bugayong of Kalaheo, passed away on Jan. 10, 2015 at Wilcox Hospital at the age of 80 and born on June 20, 1934 in Rosales, Pangasinan.

He is survived by his wife, Pacita Bugayong; son, Renato (Rowena) Bugayong of Kalaheo; two daughters, Marietta (Clyde) Kihara of Big Island and Rowena (Eric) Asuncion of Honolulu; seven grandchildren, Kristy Bugayong, Melissa Bugayong, Dylen Bugayong, Jimmy Kihara, Jade Kihara, Ashley Felipe, and Grand Felipe; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on February 21, 2015 at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo at 8:30AM, with Mass celebration at 9:45AM. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire suggested and open to flowers.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Lorraine Stampfl

Lorraine Josephine Stampfl of Wailua, Kauai passed into her savior’s loving arms on Jan. 7, 2015 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on October 1, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, she was a retired film technician for Consolidated Film Industries in Hollywood, California. From early on in life she loved music and dance and participated in her dance school’s programs where she danced the ballet. A poet from childhood, she wrote poetry influenced by her life experiences. Her favorite (pastime) was cooking and baking. She made the most delicious cakes, pies, breads and cookies. She loved all people and made friends easily. Her sense of humor made her the life of the party. Her faith in God and her love made our house a home.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Frieda and George Fountas and by her sister, Marie Fountas.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Kinoshita (Steve Shioi), brothers Peter Fountas and Phillip Fountas, Sister Beverly Fountas, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Lihue Lutheran Church at 9:30 a.m., services will begin at 10:00 a.m. with burial to follow.

Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Mortuary.

Fumie Matsumoto

Fumie Matsumoto passed away on February 1, 2015 at KVMH at the age of 89. Born on June 2, 1925, in Wahiawa, she retired from Kauai Commercial.

She is preceded in death by her brother, Susumu Okada; and sister, Tomiko Watase.

She is survived by her husband, Takashi Matsumoto; two sons, Bert Matsumoto and Dean Matsumoto; two daughters, Laura Sakai and Candice Shimoko; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers, Henry Okada and Stanley Okada; and three sisters, Elaine Ikeda, Gloria Sakoda, and Akiko Han.

Private service. The family requests no koden.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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