Obituaries for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

• Helen L. Souza • Momoyo Matsumura

Helen L. Souza

Helen L. Souza, Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on Jan. 3, 2017, at the age of 93.

She was born on Nov. 18, 1923, of Eleele, Kauai.

She is preceded in death by: parents, Marion and Margaret Lopes; husband, Clarence Souza; son, Francis Souza and numerous siblings.

Survived by: Judy (Patrick) Cortez; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Private services were held.

Arrangements by: Borthwick Kauai Mortuary

Momoyo Matsumura

Momoyo Matsumura passed away in Lihue on Dec. 10, 2016. Born on Sept. 15, 1924, in Lihue and was a Police Records Analyst.

She is preceded in death by Buster Isao Matsumura; and survived by her son, Ronnie Matsumura of Lihue; daughter, Michele (Wayne) Tanaka of Lihue; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Gerald (Shirley) Ibe of Kaneohe; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial Services will be held on Jan. 14, 2017, at the Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with services to follow at 11 a.m.

Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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