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Obituaries for July 2, 2015

• Charee Watters • William Murphy

Charee Watters

Charee Marie Watters of Kalaheo passed away in Garden Isle Healthcare on June 21, 2015, at the age of 77. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 2, 1937 to Bennerr “Pat” Watters and Marie Fondow. She retired as a Human Resources Executive. Charee was a member of PFLAG and also a volunteer/seamstress with Ka Lei Mokihana O Leina’ala Halau.

She is preceded in death by her granddaughter, Heidi Filas and daughter-in-law, Carla Krebs Carlson.

Charee is survived by former husband Keith E. Carlso; three daughters, Terre Carlson Winch, Anne Rande Watters, Karla Carlson; three sons, Kasey Carlson, Larry Carlson, Anthony Carlson; 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; 1 great great-grandson; sister, Judith Watters; brother, Daniel Watters; nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held in September. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Kauai Hospice, 4457 Pahe’e St., Lihue, HI 96766.

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

William Murphy

William Eugene “Uncle Bill” Murphy passed away on June 27, 2015 at the age of 75. He was born in Alta Dena, California. He resided in Koloa, Kauai. Uncle Bill was a veteran of the U. S. Navy. He was employed as a Special Effects/Teamster for the filmmaking industry is California.

He is survived by his sons, Steve Murphy and Michael Murphy; brother, Michael Murphy and sisters, Judy, Abby Peggy and Pat as well as 5 grandchildren

A Funeral Mass is scheduled for 8 am on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at St. Raphael Church, Koloa, Kauai. A Celebration of Life will take place at 1 pm on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at the Kukuiula Boat Harbor in Koloa, Kauai. The family suggests casual attire. Leis are welcome.

The family is being assisted by Oahu Mortuary Inc. of Honolulu, Hawaii. Online condolences may be submitted at


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