Obituaries for June 29, 2016

Obituaries for June 29, 2016

Wesley Keawehawaii Hee

Wesley Keawehawaii Hee of Wailua Houselots passed away at Straub Clinic and Hospital on June 13, 2016 at the age of 35. He was born on January 15, 1981, and was employed at Lihue Department of Water in Customer Service.

Preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Hiram Milvet Kamakea Hee Sr. and Theodora Leimomi Hee; maternal grandfather, Andres Salvador; aunty, Hiralene Johnson.

Wesley is survived by his father, Henry Keawehawaii (Grace) Hee, mother, Carmela Rosario; sister, Kehaulani Hee, Candace Toda; brothers, Bryson Toda, Soluwa Rosario, Jay (Kaylah) Rosario, Micah Hee, Josef Hee, Jacob Hee, Zachary Hee; maternal grandmother, Dionisia “Donnie” Salvador; niece, Karsley Hee; nephews, Kahiau Hee, Kayden Rosario, Kobejay Rosario; aunties, KeeLan (David) Lambert, Lehua (Kalani) Cotner, Marie Salvador, Elsa Christian, Cindy (Kaipo) Kelekoma; uncles, Hiram (Amy) Hee Jr., Scott Johnson, Andres (Mila) Salvador Jr., Jonathan (Gloria) Salvador; numerous other aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Kauai Veterans Center in Lihue with visitation from 11 a.m. and services celebrated at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Hee and Salvador-Rosario families with arrangements.

Brian F. Lopes

Brian F. Lopes, 50, passed peacefully surrounded by his wife and children at Straub Hospital on June 19, 2016. He was born in Kailua, Oahu on Oct. 2, 1965.

Brian is preceded in death by his father Frank Lopes Jr.

He is survived by his wife Michelle, his 8 children; Tyler Lopes of Arizona; Jordan Lee of Koloa; Bradley Lopes of Arizona; Kapono Lopes of Hau’ula; Kaina Christian of Kapaa; Kamaile Lopes of Hau’ula; Kelani Griep of Kapaa; and Nainoa Lopes of Hau’ula. Mother Maureen Lopes of Lihue, sisters Deanne “Candy” (Mike) Lind of Wailua Homesteads; Sheri (Tom) Maier of Washington; Roxanne (Dave) Daugherty of California; Maile (Ira) Silva of Lihue; and brother Darin (Marie) Lopes of Lihue.

A celebration of life will be held on July 7, 2016, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary at 3168 Poipu Rd., Koloa. Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Services start at 10 a.m. with burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park.

Atanacia Fermin

Atanacia Garcia Gaoiran Fermin of Lihue passed away at Garden Isle Health Care on June 23, 2016, at the age of 93. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on May 1, 1923, and was a dedicated homemaker and also a Vendor at Sunshine Market.

Preceded in death by her husbands, Pedro Gaoiran and Pablo Fermin; parents, Bonifacio Acorda and Marcela Garcia Acorda; brothers, Monico Acorda, Ricardo Bagaoisan, Pedro Bagaoisan, Santiago Bagaoisan; sisters, Ising Baxa and Agustina Sebastian.

Atanacia is survived by her daughter, Clarita Gaoiran (Jose) Labrador of Lihue; son, Vic (Rosy) Gaoiran Sr. of Kapaa; 6 grandchildren, Rolando (Kellye) Labrador of Kalaheo, Jayne (Shane) Conant of Colorado, Freddie Labrador of Lihue, Vic Gaoiran Jr., Rosalyn (Jayson) Mitsuyoshi, Randy Gaoiran all of Oahu; 4 great-grandchildren, Maile Conant, Kiana Conant, Kaylee Gaoiran, Mikayla Gaoiran; one brother, Catalino (Florentina) Bagaoisan of Philippines; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Immaculate Conception Church with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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

Demision Patricio

Demision Patricio of Kekaha passed away at the age of 85 on June 19, 2016, at Kaua’i Veteran’s Memorial Hospital. Born on June 28, 1930, in Laoag City, Philippines, he was a Drip Irrigator with the Sugar Plantation.

He is survived by his wife, Guadalupe Basilo Patricio; daughters, Lucita (William) Bocoboc of Wahiawa, Honolulu, Nancy (Sergio Ramirez) Alonzo of Richmond, California, Josie (Lito Dayoc) Patricio of the Philippines, Mila (Shaun Ghostasbi) Patricio of Richmond, California, and Joy (Joseph Lozada) Patricio of Venice, California; fourteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and brother, Simeon (Martina) Patricio of Kalaheo, Kauai.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, July 2, 2016, at St. Theresa Church in Kekaha. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. with Mass at 11. A burial will be followed at the Kekaha Public Cemetery.

Causal attire is suggested.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Masayo (Iwai) Sakimae

Masayo (Iwai) Sakimae of Koloa, born on January 4, 1919 passed away on June 21, 2016 at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Sanichi Sakimae; and survived by her son, Bruce (Becky) Sakimae; three grandchildren, Sarah (Peter) Sakimae Chi, Taylor (Van) Sakimae, and Garrett Sakimae; and four great-grandchildren, Krayson Dao, Kron Sakimae, Jayden Chi, and Kairi Sakimae.

Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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