Obituaries for June 3, 2015

Obituaries for June 3, 2015

Corrado Alomare

Corrado “Dino” Anthony Altomare passed away at the age of 75 from heart failure on May 15, 2015 in Kindred Hospital, Rancho, California.

Dino was born on June 15, 1940 in Hoboken, New Jersey and he was married to Michiyo Altomare on Sept. 28, 1968 in St. Mary’s Cathedral in Tokyo, Japan.

His family meant everything to him and his life’s passion was helping people. This love for helping people is what led him to become a physician assistant; he worked as a physician assistant on Kauai from 1984-2008 when he retired at the age of 62. His life was also made rich through his years of service as a team medic for the Waimea High School football team and singing with the St. Theresa choir.

He is survived by his wife Michiyo Altomare, his brother Bill Bouyer, and his four children and their families: Anthony, Jenna and Cory Altomare; John, Narlyn, Vincent and Vittorio Altomare; Julia, Andrew and Chiyo Matseshe; and Andrea and Kiana Hoffman.

A celebration of Dino’s life will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at St. Theresa Parish in Kekaha. Visitation with the family will be from 9-10:30 a.m., special words from family and Eulogy will be from 10:30-11 a.m. followed by a Catholic Mass at 11am.

Dino’s ohana sends their deepest thanks and love to our extended family and friends who helped to give him a full, colorful and joyful life.

Clyde Yoshimori

Clyde Tomio Yoshimori of Lihu’e, Kaua’i, passed away in his home on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the age of 67. Born on March 11, 1948, in Lihu’e, he worked for McBryde Sugar Plantation until they closed, then Lihue Plantation, and, finally, Aqua Engineers from which he retired. He was also a Vietnam Veteran who served in the Navy.

Raised in Koloa, Kaua’i, Clyde was preceded in death by his wife Gwendolyn; parents, Hideto and Sumiko Yoshimori of Koloa; and sister, Aileen Schecter of Honolulu.

He is survived by his son, Isaac (Karen Ching-Silva) Yoshimori of Lawai; two daughters, Esther (James) Miller of Kapa’a, and Naomi (Don) Lewanski of Lihu’e; three grandchildren; two brothers, Warren (Janis) Yoshimori of Kapa’a, and Lloyd (Cheryl) Yoshimori of Kaneohe.

Friends may visit with the family from 9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 6, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel; service officiated by the Rev. Niles Kageyama will begin at 10:00 a.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Clarence ‘Gadget’ Takashima

Clarence “Gadget” Takashima of Kapaa, Kaua’i, passed away at Samuel Mahelona Hospital on May 23, 2015, at the age of 94.

Born on May 30, 1920, in Kapaa, Kauai, he was a Kauai Union Director with HGEA.

Clarence is preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Takashima, Gadget is survived by his son Dana (Becky) Takashima of Molokai, daughter, Dee (Larry) Grigsby of Kapaa, five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, June 13, at All Saints Episcopal Church at 3:00 p.m.; service officiated by Father Ryan Newman will begin at 4:00 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Kevin Hurst

Kevin Patrick Hurst, 54, of Kapaa, Hawaii, formerly of Andover, CT passed away on May 13, 2015.

Kevin was born to James and Patricia Hurst of Andover on June 6, 1960.

Including his parents, Kevin is survived by his siblings and their spouses Patricia and Robert Bascom of Summerville, South Carolina, Thomas and Shari Hurst of Andover, Luciann and John Norton of Hampton, and Timothy Hurst of Lebanon.

He also leaves 26 nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to East Catholic High School Kevin Hurst Scholarship.

A celebration of Kevin’s life will be held on Sat. June 6, 2015 at “The Hurst Group” office, 4-1177 Kuhio Hwy. Kapaa, from 11:00 a.m.


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