Obituaries for Feb. 15, 2016

Obituaries for Feb. 15, 2016

Rufino Taroma

Rufino Taroma of Kekaha, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on Feb. 3, 2016, at the age of 93.

Born on March 30, 1922, in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was an irrigator for Kekaha Sugar Co.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Flaviano and Simplicia Taroma; wife, Cayetana Gasidan Taroma; and son, Rustom Taroma.

He is survived by: sons, Orlando (Connie) Taroma, Roger (Fely) Taroma; daughters, Teresita, (Amor) Balisacan, Nenita (Godofredo) Alegre Jr., Elena (Roberto) Dadufalza, Elisa (Efren) Pascua, Nora (Eugene) Baptista, Ophelia (Ray) Martin, Grace (Villamora) Ganiron; brother, Constancio Taroma; sister, Julia Taroma; 22 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit the family on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel, Koloa, and on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Saint Theresa’s Catholic Church, Kekaha. Visitation will be at 9 a.m., Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Family suggest casual attire.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai.


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