Obituaries for July 20, 2015
Rosita Agurilla Simpliciano of Hanapepe, Kauai, passed away on June 18, 2015, at the age of 89 at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Jan. 18, 1926, in the Philippines. Rosita was a retired kitchen helper.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Luis Simpliciano.
Rosita is survived by her five daughters: Carlina Butay, Perla (Balthazar) Duldulao, Elma (Harold) Goldberg, Luz (Rick) Alejo, and Noemi (Efren) Pacol; and five sons: Ben (Sally) Simpliciano, Manny (Pacita) Simpliciano, Arte (Natty) Simpliciano, Russell (Erlinda) Simpliciano and Manuel (Tina) Simpliciano. She also is survived by her siblings Perpetua (Teofilo) Pascual, Ester Ramos, Emerinciana Agurilla, Florencia (Leonardo) Bayudan, Alfredo Agurilla and Emiliano Agurilla, 26 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, three great-great- grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo from 8 a.m. till 9:30 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary.
Francis Allan Ferreiro of Austin, Texas, passed away on Dec. 30, 2014, at the age of 64. He was born on March 4, 1950, in Lihue, Hawaii.
For many years he lived in Los Angeles, California, and Austin, Texas, where he retired as a managing electronic engineer and also owned Kika Toner.
He is the son of Lawrence A. “Larry” and Joyce H. Ferreiro, who predeceased him. He is survived by his sister, MaBel Ferreiro (ChiefRet. Brian S. Fujiuchi) and his children, Sean (Sharon) of Lake Elsinor, California, Charlotte Murphy of Austin, Texas, Kimberly (William) Mitchell of Buda, Texas, and Joseph Ferreiro of Austin, Texas; as well as grandchildren Michael Ferreiro, Gweni Murphy, Ashley Murphy, Jason Murphy, Mya Mitchell and Liam Mitchell.
Services will be held on Friday, July 24, 2015, at St. Catherine Church in Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii, with visitation starting at 9 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Inurnment will follow at St. Catherine Cemetery and scattering of ashes following, fronting Kaiakea Lookout.
Services were held on Jan. 8, 2015, at Trinity Chapel Church, Austin, Texas with arrangements by Solace Mortuary, Austin, Texas.