Obituaries for Sept. 4, 2015

Obituaries for Sept. 4, 2015

Jackson Hamamura

Jackson “Jack” Yorio Hamamura of Kekaha passed away at Salem Hospital in Oregon on Aug. 10, 2015, at the age of 86. He was born on Sept. 5, 1928, in Koloa. He was a jack of all trades, founder of Kauai Fire Protection and retired from the Hawaii Air National Guard.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Suketaro and Shizuno Hamamura; brothers, Masamu, Noboru “Nobu” and Tadao “Tad” Hamamura; sisters, Toiko and Sadako Hamamura.

Jack is survived by his wife, JoAnn Hamamura; son, Carl DiPalma of Waipahu; daughters, Michele Cacal of Kekaha, Leslie (Jeff) Boyd of Salem, Oregon, and Jaeda (Curtis) Elvenia of Koloa; seven grandchildren; one great grandchild; brothers, Shigeto “Shige” Hamamura of Lihue, Bunto and Hiroake “Harry” Hamamura of Omao; sisters, Harriet Iseri and Gladys Kobashigawa of Koloa; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Service and inurnment with military honors will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Family suggests casual attire and invites you to stay for refreshments afterwards.

Betty M. Correa

Betty M. Correa of Kalaheo, Kauai passed away in Hale Kapuna Heritage Home on Aug. 31, 2015, at the age of 83. She was born on Kauai on March 13, 1932, and retired from Department of Education, State of Hawaii as a cafeteria worker.

Preceded in death by her husband, Richard Correa; sons, Keith and Ernest Correa; sister, Barbara Perreira and brother, Franklin Ventura.

She is survived by one son, Robin (Melinda) Correa of Kalaheo; one daughter, Teresa (Rick) Christmas of California; daughters-in law, Carol Correa and Leanne Correa of Kalaheo; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Ernest “Les” Ventura and August (Bernie) Ventura; numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, at Holy Cross Church with viewing from 8:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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

Marlon Pacheco

Marlon “Boa” William Kawehionalani Pacheco, 57, of Kawaihae, died Aug. 23, 2015, at his residence. Born Aug. 1, 1958, in Hilo, he was a fisherman, hunter, cowboy, dishwasher, cook, auto detailer and member of Koa Puna Kohala Chapter.

He is survived by father, William Pacheco of Ohio; sons, Kau (Kawailani Hulama) Pacheco-Paio, William Pacheco-Paio all of Waimea, Hawaii, Marlon Pacheco-Paio of Captain Cook, Arlon Pacheco of Waimea, Hawaii; brothers, Grayson Pacheco, Derek Pacheco both of Honolulu, Brian Pacheco of Kauai, Troy Pacheco of Honolulu, Jonathan Pacheco of Ohio, Anthony Haleamau of Hilo; sisters, Alicea (Alan) DeGuzman of Honolulu, Leona Haleamau of Hilo, Iwalani Haleamau of California, Tanya Baily of Texas; five grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother, Leialoha Haleamau and his brother, William Ipo Aiona.

Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Waimea Door of Faith Church located at 65-1343 Kawaihae Road. Service at 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes will be at a later date.

For information call 895-2386.

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