Obituaries for April 15, 2016

• Kenneth ‘Buddy’ T. Perreira • Irene Sumiko Gusman • Edward William ‘Red’ Carveiro • Kiyoshi ‘Punky’ Tanabe

Kenneth ‘Buddy’ T. Perreira

Kenneth “Buddy” T. Perreira of Kalaheo, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on April 4, 2016 at the age of 88.

Born on August 19, 1927 born in Kalaheo, Kauai he was employed with the County of Kauai.

Preceded in death by: parents, Isadore & Sophie Perreira, wife, Claire Perreira, brother, Paul Perreira.

Survived by: daughter, Roxanne (Scotty) Vidinha, son, Kenneth “Teddy” (Lynn) Perreira, sister, Ethel Vierra, Barbara (Lynwood) Boynton, Agnes “Aggie” Perreira, 7 grandchildren 9 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, numerous nieces and nephews, cousins, friends.

Celebration of Life Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo visitation of 9 a.m. Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m.

Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.

Irene Sumiko Gusman

Irene Sumiko Gusman of Kapaa passed away at home on April 10, 2016, at the age of 76. She was born on Kauai on Aug. 1, 1939, and retired from the State of Hawaii, Department of Health as a nurse.

Preceded in death by sister, Mervlyn Yamashiro and granddaughter, Leshay Gusman.

Irene is survived by her husband, Paul B. Gusman; five sons, Derrick (Sharon) Gusman, Kevin (Janice) Gusman, Wesley Gusman, Ross (Malia) Gusman, Lee (Leslie) Gusman; one daughter, Paula Gusman; 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Wally Iwasaki, Patrick Iwasaki; one sister, Miriam Klattenhoff; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services were held.

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

Edward William ‘Red’ Carveiro

Edward William “Red” Carveiro was born on September 30, 1937 and passed away on March 23, 2016 at the age of 78.

After his honorable discharge from the Navy, he retired as an equipment operator from the State of Hawai’i, Department of Transportation, Highway Division.

Edward is survived by his wife, Yvonne Freitas Carveiro; daughter, Annette (Ernie) Barreira; son, Duane (Glory) Carveiro; grandchildren, Aaron, Brittney and Erik Barreira, and Quentin and Gareson Carveiro; brother, Charles (Claire) Carveiro of Lawai; sisters, Janet Carveiro, Isabelle Tavares of Kalaheo, and MaryAnn (Allen) VanderVeen of Washington State; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Visitation from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. and Mass at 10 a.m. with burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Kiyoshi ‘Punky’ Tanabe

Kiyoshi “Punky” Tanabe , 82, of Eleele passed away on April 10, 2016. He was a retired gardener for the Allerton Gardens.

He is survived by his sister, Mary Ho, brothers, Mikio Tanabe and Fred (Janice) Tanabe, brother-in-law, William Blaine and nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date. The family graciously requests no koden, flowers and gifts.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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