Obituaries for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

• Sondra Lee Field Grace • Elaine Yasutake Morita • Margarite ‘Margie’ Coller • Marcial Balbin Gray • Maynette Rivera 

Sondra Lee Field Grace

Sondra Lee Field Grace of Anahola, born on March 27, 1945 in California, passed away at her residence on Jan. 4 at the age of 71.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Pono Grace, brothers John Field and Harold Field and sister Edith Field.

She is survived by her husband Michael L. Grace, brother Henry Field of California, sister-in-law Marilyn Field of California and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family invites all interested to celebrate the life of a great woman on Sunday, Feb. 12 at their residence in Anahola (4693 Aliomanu Rd.) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The family suggests casual attire and welcomes flowers. Please BYOB.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Elaine Yasutake Morita

Elaine Yasutake Morita, 71, passed away on Jan. 24, peacefully at her home. She was born on Sept. 13, 1945 in Hilo, Hawaii. She was a retired physical therapy aide at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her father Atsushi Yasutake, mother Misao Yasutake and brother Kenneth Yasutake.

She is survived by her husband Roy Morita of Wailua Houselots, daughter Cheryl Morita of Wailua Houselots, son Ken (Aaron) Morita of Honolulu, brothers Donald (Annette) Yasutake of Waipio, Oahu, Leslie (Carol) Yasutake of Wailua Homesteads and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. She is also survived by her loving and faithful companions Mele and Brownie.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Garden Island Mortuary in Lawai. Visitation with the family is at 10 a.m. with services at 11 a.m. The family suggests casual attire and lei will be welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Margarite ‘Margie’ Coller

Margarite “Margie” Helen Coller of Kapaa passed away at Wilcox Medical Center on Jan. 25 at the age of 64. Born on May 21, 1952 in Manila, Philippines, she was a retired material handler at Hawaiian TelCom as well as a part-timer at Plantation Cinema, Al and Dons and Kukui Grove Cinema.

She was preceded in death by her husband Kent N. Kaui, mother Alicia Coller and brother Louis Coller.

She is survived by father Dr. Richard W. Coller of Kapaa, son Kevin N.D. Kaui of Kapaa, daughters Helene M.C. Kaui of Kapaa and Lara Ann (Rory) N. Ho‘omanawanui of Anahola; 11 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, brothers James Coller of Oahu, William (Roxanne) Coller of Wailua, Mark Coller of Oakland, Calif. and Patrick (Yukimi) Coller of Kapaa, sisters Ann (Kevin) Arnold of Rochester, Minn., Katherine (Perry) Alisna of Kapaa, Susan (Dennis) Akutagawa of Kapaa, Claire (Robert Beck) Coller of Kapaa and Ruth (Mark) Forbes of Hilo, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the St. Catherine Church in Kapaa from 8 to 10 a.m. Eulogy will begin at 10 a.m. with Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. Burial will take place at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. The family invites everyone back to St. Catherine Church to the hall for a celebration of her life with luncheon and fellowship at 3 p.m. after the burial.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Maynette Rivera

Maynette Rivera of Kekaha passed away at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital on Jan. 16 at the age of 62. Born on May 1, 1954 in Waimea, she was a teacher’s aide at Waimea High School.

She was preceded in death by Andres Fernandez, Patricia C. Fernandez and Casiano Fernandez.

She is survived by her son Kiv (Shanna) Rivera of Kekaha, daughter Kira Rivera of Hanapepe, grandchildren Kylie Rivera, Carlos Rivera-Carano, Kaiolu Rivera and Mikaila Rivera, mother Winona (Robert) Romero of Lihue, brothers Dwayne (Kim) Fernandez of Lawai and Kiley Fernandez of Puhi, sisters Giesele (Charles E. Bohn III) Bohn of Lawai and Stacy (Steven) Vinzant of Eleele, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will be at 2 p.m. with a celebration of her life beginning at 3 p.m.

The family suggests casual attire and welcomes flowers.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Marcial Balbin Gray

Marcial Balbin Gray of Hanamaulu passed away at home on Jan. 18 at the age of 78. He was born on Canodan, Ilocos Sur Philippines on June 27, 1938 and was a mill operator for Lihue Plantation.

He was preceded in death by his parents Melecio and Antera Gray, brother Ernesto Gray and sister Hilda Lagmay.

He is survived by his wife Francisca Gray of Hanamaulu, sons George Gray, Reynald Gray and Alfred Gray, three grandchildren, brother Jose (Virginia) Gray, sister-in-law Gloria Gray and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Immaculate Conception Church with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

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

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