Obituaries for Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

• Leonard S. Morris Sr. • Alan Jordan Duarte • Dorothy Yasuko Matsuda

Leonard S. Morris Sr.

Leonard S. Morris Sr. of Koloa, Hawai’i, an Army Veteran and retired Police Sergeant, was born on Feb. 17, 1935, in Port Allen, Kaua’i, passed away at his residence on Feb. 1, 2016, at the age of 81.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Ichiko Morris; parents, Frank S. Morris and Beatrice Souza; brother, Herbert Morris.

Leonard is survived by his companion, Mary Sue Matter; sons, Leonard (Sharon) Morris Jr. of Hilo, Hawaii’i, and Patrick (Danielle) Morris of Oma’o, Kaua’i; daughters, Susan M. (Stephen) Perreira Jr. of Kalaheo, Kaua’i, and Jean Morris of Hanapepe, Kaua’i; grandchildren, Rochelle (Jay) Scribner, Shannon (Collin) Royer, Dylan (Kristy) Morris, Nicole Morris, Stephen Perreira III, Patrick “PJ” Morris, La’akea Warren, and Kawena Warren; great-grandchildren, Austin Scribner, Tatum Scribner, Riley Royer, and Teagan Perreira; brothers, Frank (Ruby) Morris of Sacramento, California, and Melvin (Cheryl) Morris of Lawai, Kaua’i; and sisters, Sylvia Martin of Lawai, Kaua’i, and Laverne Bessert of Wailua, Kaua’i.

Memorial services will be held the Kaua’i Veteran’s Cemetery in Hanapepe on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Visitation with the family will be at 9 a.m. with services to follow. Military honors will begin at 11 a.m.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Alan Jordan Duarte

Alan Jordan Duarte passed away peacefully at home in Kalaheo on Feb. 1, 2017, after serving his time here on Earth. He was born on Sept. 24, 1944, in Eleele.

He was a retired Grounds Maintenance Supervisor for Olu Pua Gardens as well as a Tour Driver for Hawaiian Discovery Tours. He had a passion for gardening and enjoyed fishing at Mahaulepu, hanging with friends at Salt Pond and cheering on his favorite football team, the San Francisco 49ers.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William J. Duarte and Beatrice Duarte; and brother, William Duarte Jr.

Alan is survived by his wife, Charmaine M. Duarte of 41 years; sons, Brandon Linoz of Kalaheo, Dorian Duarte of Kalaheo, and Davin Duarte of Waimea; four grandchildren, Kaiyana, Keisha, and Kaleb Medeiros, all of Koloa, and Maia Linoz of Hanamaulu; sister, Mary Walsh of Florida; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Viewing for family and close friends will be on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai at 10 a.m. The family requests flowers be omitted as this is only a viewing.

A Celebration of Alan’s Life will be held on March 11, 2017, at Salt Pond Beach at 3 p.m.

Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Dorothy Yasuko Matsuda

Dorothy” Dot” Matsuda of Lihue, HI passed away on Jan. 11, 2017, at the age of 93. She was born in lihue on May 19, 1923.

She is preceded in death by her father, Phillip Sukeichi Shinno; mother Ann Haru Ishida Shinno; husband, Stanley Sueo Matsuda; brother James “Jimmy” Shinno all of Lihue and sister Annie Shinae Shinno Morimoto, Honolulu.

Survived by caretaker Mel Satoru Medrano, brother Harry (Leatrice) Shinno, Honolulu, sister-in-law Alma Yokota Shinno; numerous nephews, Earl & Wayne Morimoto; Brad Shinno, nieces: Emiko Arakawa all of Honolulu; Zoe Shinno of Lihue.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Kauai Memorial Gardens & Lihue Hongwanji Mission.


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