Obituaries for July 14, 2016

• Shirley Marie Ruiz Cambra • Cherise ‘Risee’ Pualeinani Fu Carvalho • Tom Byrnes

Shirley Marie Ruiz Cambra

Shirley Marie Ruiz Cambra of Omao, Kauai, Hawaii Passed away on July 6, 2016 at the age of 80.

Born in Waimea on June 7, 1936 she was a housewife.

Preceded in death by parents: John Damacio and Margaret Ruiz

Survived by: husband, Herbert Cambra; daughter, Marilyn (Montgomery) Pia, Dawn (Warren) Etrata sister’s, Rose Medeiros, Mary Jane (John) Vegas, Emily Ruiz brother’s, John Damacio (Thelma) Ruiz Jr., Donald (Edith) Ruiz, 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild and numerous Aunties and Uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue.

Visitation at 9 a.m. Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m.

Arrangements by: Borthwick Kauai Mortuary

Cherise ‘Risee’ Pualeinani Fu Carvalho

Cherise “Risee” Pualeinani Fu Carvalho of Anahola, Kauai, Hawaii passed June 30, 2016 at the age 37.

Born on April 8, 1979 in Lihue, Kauai she was a front desk clerk and night auditor at Courtyard Marriott.

Preceded in death by: maternal grandparents, Lono and Frances Fu; paternal grandfather, Ernest Carvalho III

Survived by: mother, Lynn Cherise Fu, Anahola; father, Rickey (Anna) Carvalho, Anahola; paternal grandmother, Alice Carvalho; companion, Richard Benedito, Anahola; daughter, Phoenix-Rhychelle, Benedito, Anahola; sister, Cherelle Fu Carvalho, Kapaa and numerous Aunties & Uncles, cousins, friends.

Celebration of Life Saturday, July 30, 2016, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue, Visitation at 9 a.m., Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m.

Family suggest aloha attire

Arrangements by: Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai

Tom Byrnes

Tom Byrnes passed away peacefully at his home on July 9, 2016.

He is preceded in death by his son, Jimmy and survived by his loving wife, Debbie of 45 years; son, Jeff; daughter, Jane; grandchildren, Blake and Avalon; sister, Linda; two nephews; and one niece.

Tom was a surfer through and though who just loved the water. Growing up in Sunset Beach California, he made his own surf board and fell in love with the love of his life, Debbie. From the time they met, they were inseparable. If there ever was two people meant to be together, it was Tom and Debbie. They both fell in love with the island of Kaua’i and moved here back in 1988. Tom surfed every day and made great friendships along the way. He had a kind soul and was loved by all that met him. He will be truly missed.

A memorial service to celebrate Tom’s life will be held this Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the Kalapaki Beach Park at 10:30 a.m. A paddle out will be followed to take Tom out to sea where he loved to be.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

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