Obituaries for Aug. 19, 2015

Obituaries for Aug. 19, 2015

Lawrence Carveiro

Lawrence “Antone” Carveiro, of Kalaheo, Kauai passed away on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at Straub Hospital on Oahu at the age of 79. Lawrence was the sole proprietor of Larry’s Reel Mower Sharpening. He was also known as Santa Claus at “Candy Lane” (Onohi Lane) in Kalaheo during the Christmas holiday for the past 25 years. He was retired from Kauai Builders and the County of Kauai where he worked as a carpenter. He was an E6 in the Army, with an honorable discharge on Aug. 20, 1957.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Adeline Carveiro, Sr.; brothers, Robert Carveiro and Manuel Carveiro, Jr. and parents-in-law, John V. and Mary Medeiros, Sr.

He is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn Marie Carveiro; daughters, Lawrie Woods (Ronald Ellamar), Debby (Leroy) Gatioan and Lisa (Marvin) Fernandez; six grandchildren, Raven Woods, Amanda Gatioan, Branden Gatioan, Micah Fernandez, Skyler Fernandez and Tanner Fernandez; brothers, Richard (Lydia) Carveiro and Albert (Maxima) Carveiro; sisters-in-law; Leonora Carveiro, Carol (Thomas) DuPonte and Kathleen (George) Langtad and brother-in-law; John V. (Shirley) Medeiros, Jr.

Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Visitation is from 8:30 to 10 a.m., with Mass to follow. Family suggests casual attire.

Angela ‘Angie’ Soares

Angela “Angie” Soares of Kalaheo, Kauai born on May 3, 1955, in Lihue, Kauai passed away at home on July 31, 2015, at the age of 60. She was a telecommunication specialist with PMRF and was an E4 in the U.S. Army with honorable discharge in 1977.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Alice Soares and brother, Antone Soares.

Angela is survived by her husband, Paul Phillips; daughter, Alicia Phillips (Isaac Vanterpool) of Kalaheo, Kauai; brothers, Rodney (Joyce) Soares, Ernest Soares Jr., Alexander (Francine Ramos) Soares and Alan Soares, all of Kalaheo, Kauai; and sister, Leona (Calvin) Soares of Kalaheo, Kauai.

Friends may visit with the family at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. with mass to follow at 11 a.m. A burial will follow at the Kauai Veteran’s Cemetery in Hanapepe with full military honors.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Nicasia Lahip Balisacan

Nicasia Lahip Balisacan of Eleele passed away at Kauai Veteran’s Memorial Hospital on Aug. 9, 2015, at the age of 90. She was born on Oct. 9, 1924, in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

Nicasia is preceded in death by her parents, Felipe and Francisca Lahip; brother, Antonio Lahip and sisters, Petra Balintona, Juana Ganotisi and Florentina Ganotisi.

She is survived by her husband, Francisco Badua Balisacan; son, Villamor L. (Teresita) Balisacan Sr. of Kekaha; three grandchildren, Vill Jr. (Jennie) Balisacan of Eleele, Julius Balisacan of Lawai and Lorelei (Bruno) Ramos of Kekaha; four great-grandchildren, Jacie (Shawn) Ipac, Javin (Jaecie) Balisacan, Gabrielle Balisacan and Brayden Ramos; great-great-grandchildren, J’sha Kawamura, J’zen Kawamura and Kingsley Balisacan; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai, on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. with services to follow at 11 a.m.

A burial will take place at the Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

RuthMarie Jumawan

RuthMarie Mokihana “Ruthie” Jumawan, of Yuma, Arizona, formally of Kauai, was called home to our Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Yuma, Arizona at the age of 44. She was born on Aug. 21, 1970, in Honolulu.

RuthMarie was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Jumawan.

She is survived by her father, David (Norma) Jumawan of Oahu; mother, Flora Jumawan of Molokai; sons, J. Kawika (Jalacey) Jumawan-Perreira, K. Ikaika Jumawan-Perreira, L. ‘Ekolu Jumawan-Perreira of Kauai, E. Kaina, D. Makana Jumawan Aspacio; stepson, Joseph Aspacio of Yuma, Arizona; daughters, Ury Jumawan-Carvalho of Kauai, HalyMarie, Nasya, B. Kapua Jumawan Aspacio of Yuma, Arizona; sisters, Shirley Kobayashi of Oahu, W. Malie Jumawan, J. Ka’ipo (Christopher) Evans of Kauai; brothers, Stanley (Barnette) Jumawan, Timothy Jumawan of Oahu; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, aunties, uncles and cousins.

A Dedication Swim Meet in honor of RuthMarie will be held at the Kapaa Pool at 9 a.m. A Celebration of Life will be held at the end of Lydgate Park at 2 p.m. on Aug. 22, 2015. Dress comfortably for the beach.

Wayne Itsuto Tanaka

Wayne Itsuto Tanaka of Lihue, born on April 22, 1935, in Koloa, passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on July 23, 2015, at the age of 80.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Kameo and Fuyu Tanaka; son, Duane; brothers, Warren, Hideo, Elden and Mitsuji and sister, Miyeko.

Wayne is survived by his wife, Leatrice Morimoto Tanaka; daughters, Melanie (Eric) Yeaman of Honolulu and Stephanie (Clayton) Mira of Honolulu; five grandchildren, Lauren and Jake Yeaman, Kiara and Colton Kobayashi and Kyla Mira; sisters, Tamiko (Ted) Asahi, Sachiko Takayama and Audrey (Courtenay) Martin; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with services to follow at 11 a.m.

Family suggests aloha attire and is omitting flowers.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Harriet K. ‘Hattie’ Somerville

Harriet K. “Hattie” Somerville passed away on Aug. 6, 2015, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 81. She was born in Paia, Maui, on Feb. 1, 1934.

An athlete from an early age, Hattie attended Punahou School where she excelled in tennis and swimming. At Briarcliffe College she was president of the athletic council. After college she returned to Hawaii where she became a leader in the statewide tennis community and an advocate for youth. For the past 18 years she was the tennis professional at Poipu Kai Tennis Club. Her gift to all was her love for friendship, tennis and Hawaii.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Prescott Metcalf and Patricia Collins and sister, Sandra Schober.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, John Somerville; daughters, Hannah (Peter) Sirois and Betsy (Mike) Purpura and sons, Henry (Rowena) Somerville and Jim (Alix) Somerville. She adored her six grandchildren and her friendships far and wide.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at Poipu Kai Tennis Club. Informal and tennis attire welcome. A Celebration of Life will also be held at 10 a.m. on Oct. 4, 2015, at Waialae Country Club. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Kahiau, A Tennis Foundation, in honor of Harriet Somerville, USTA Hawaii Pacific Section, 932 Ward Avenue, Suite 490, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814.

Satoko Hironaka

Satoko Hironaka of Kalaheo, Kauai, passed away July 29, 2015, at the age of 93. Born on April 26, 1922, she was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Preceded in death by her husband, Masayuki “Michael” Hironaka; son, Bryant Hironaka; parents, Kichisaburo and Kinue Shirai; brother, Kenneth Noboru Shirai; sisters, Kiyoko Shirai and Mildred (Harry) Yamamoto.

She is survived by her daughter, Dawn (Keith Olson) Nakata of Kalaheo/Cook, Minnesota and grandson, Ryan (Lamarrie Nerpio) of Kalaheo.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at Kalaheo Missionary Church Visitation will be 4 p.m. with service to follow at 4:30 p.m. The family suggests casual attire . Family declines flowers. Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Agnes Perreira

Agnes “Aunty Ag” Andrade Perreira of Kalaheo, Kauai, passed away on Aug. 10, 2015, at the age of 71. Born on March 4, 1944, in Waimea, Kauai, she was the owner of Aunty Ag’s Shop.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Rose Andrade; husband, Joseph “Sonny Boy” Perreira Sr.

She is survived by her daughter, Charlene Leimomi (Marvin) Lum; sons, Joseph “Jay” (Cheryl) Perreira Jr., Damon Makaio (Roxanne) Perreira; brother, Joseph “Sonny” (Lusalle) Andrade; sisters, Rosemary (Americo) Morris, Cecilia (Bernard “Benny Ray”) Perreira, Kekilani Harada; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at the Kauai Veterans Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Family requests no flowers.

Casual attire is suggested. This is an alcohol free celebration.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Koloa.

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