Obituaries for July 17, 2016
Joseph Frederick Finn Sr.
Joseph Frederick Finn Sr. of Kapaa passed away at Garden Isle Health Care on July 10, 2016, at the age of 89. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, on Oct. 3, 1926, and retired from A&P Tea Company. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he served during WWII and Korea. He was a lifetime member and former Commandant (Northampton County, PA) of the Marine Corps League.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Helen Sneden Finn; parents, Robert and Elsie Finn; and brothers, Robert and Frank Finn.
Joseph is survived by his son, Joe Finn Jr. of Pennsylvania; daughter, Patricia (Matt) Anthony of Kapaa, Hawaii; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held in Pennsylvania.
Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Finn family with arrangements.
Petrus Magmay Jr.
Petrus “Junior” Magmay of Hanalei passed away at Garden Isle Health Care on July 8, 2016, at the age of 11. He was born in Lihue, Kauai, on Oct. 24, 2004, and was a student at Hanalei Elementary School.
Junior is survived by his parents, Petrus and Rostina Magmay Sr. of Hanalei; sister, Magkei “Maggie” Magmay of Hanalei; and numerous aunties, uncles, cousins and loving classmates.
A Celebration of his Life will be held on Monday, July 18, 2016, at Wai’oli Hui’ia Church in Hanalei with viewing from 2 p.m. and services with closed casket beginning at 3. Cremation to follow.
Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Petrus family with arrangements.
Haming S. Lardizabal
Haming S. Lardizabal passed away May 16, 2016, in Lawai at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home at the age of 87.
Mom was co-owner of Leilani Taxi and Tour Company with her late husband, Mauricio J. Lardizabal.
She was born Dec. 5, 1928, on Maui and is survived by her five children, Scott Lardizabal, Gloria Reed, Fred (Carol) Tangalin, Yolanda, (Scott) Kurihara, Nena (Late William) Smith, Leroy Tangalin; daugther-in-law, Charlotte Kaai (late Steven Tangalin); daugther-in-law, Karen Tangalin (late Leonard Tangalin); six stepchildren, Maurice (Florence) Lardizabal, Jr., Alfred (Heidi) Lardizabal, Carmen Orpilla, Charlene Avita, Maureen (Zachary) Octavio and Glenn (late Karen) Lardizabal; two sisters, Nina MartinCatherine Madrid, 25 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Celebration of New Life Memorial Service will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Niumalu Pavilion on Niumalu Road. (Use Google Maps or GPS as there is no physical address, closest landmark is Kaiola Canoe Club — the pavilion is right before the canoe club.)
Family requests casual attire.
Joseph John ‘Toby’ Bento
Joseph John “Toby” Bento, 55, of Kapaa, passed away suddenly on June 21, 2016, at Wilcox Hospital surrounded by his family and close friends.
Toby was born Feb. 13, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He attended schools there and started fishing for big game at a young age with his father, seasoned fisherman Albert Bento Jr., who taught him to master the sport. He later graduated from the Honolulu Maritime Academy with his 100 ton Masters Captain’s license. He worked as a Captain on several boats out of Kewalo Basin, running fishing charters.
In 1991, he met Linda McCane, in Honolulu, HI. They moved to Kauai in 1992.
He was well known in the community as an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved to hunt with his sons, Joseph Jr. and Jeremy, passing his legacy on to them.
He worked at Hanalei Bay Resort as the grounds supervisor for 16 years until his death.
He is survived by his loving partner of 25 years, Linda McCane, at their home in Kapaa; father, Albert Bento Jr. of Honolulu, HI; sons Joseph “Jay” Jr, Jeremy (Rhona), Chris, Chaz, Triston and Trenton Bento all of Kapaa; daughter, Jasmine Bento (Kawai), and two grandchildren, Kenzie Watanabe and Hunter Bento, also of Kapaa; brothers, Albert “Dutch” Bento (Sonia) of Kona, HI and Tim Bento (Chris) of Lynden, WA; his auntie Maxine Chamizo (Danny) of Aiea, HI; his first wife, Holly Bento of Hilo, HI and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
A Celebration of his Life will be held Saturday, July 23, Hanalei Pier, at 11 a.m. with a paddle-out ceremony and scattering of his ashes.
Those who wish to may visit www.gofundme/tobybento to make a donation in his memory.
Arrangements were made through Garden Island Mortuary.
Michael Amando Yasushi Navarro
Michael Amando Yasushi Navarro of Puhi, Kauai, passed away on July 1, 2016, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was 57.
Born on Sept. 12, 1958, in Lihue, Kauai, he is survived by his wife, Lorna Luczon Navarro; sons, Domi (Lyrisen) Brun, Armando (Luvlyn) Navarro, Kurt (Emree) Navarro; daughters, Kimberly Brun, Athena (Sam) Fernandes; three grandchildren; brother, James Alalem; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, July 30, 2016, at 4310 Nani St. in Puhi from 6 to 9 p.m. for a Celebration of Micheal’s Life.
Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary.