Obituaries for Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

• Beatrice Tetsuko Kawamura • Jean Yoshida • Marcial Balbin Gray • Angeline ‘Pee Wee’ Kaihalana‘opuna Hopkins Locey • Maria Louise Burns-Prosser • Juan Sagucio • Yuriye Morinaka • Catherine Marie Caycayon • Lynn Patrice Chapman

Beatrice Tetsuko Kawamura

Beatrice Tetsuko Kawamura of Lihue passed away at home on Jan. 29 at the age of 94. She was born in Huleia on July 17, 1922, and was a dedicated homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband Masato Kawamura and daughter Jean Yoshida.

She is survived by children Amy (Kenneth) Hayashida of Los Angeles, Edward (Lilli) Kawamura Sr. of Wailua, Samuel (Joanne) Kawamura of California and Glenn (Aida) Kawamura of Lihue, brother Torao (Dixie) Kashima of Lihue, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Lihue Christian Church, with visitation from 9 a.m. and services celebrated at 10 a.m. The family requests no koden.

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

Jean Yoshida

Jean Yoshida of Kapaa passed away at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital on Jan. 26 at the age of 75. She was born in Lihue on Jan. 9, 1942, and retired as a secretary.

She was preceded in death by her father Masato Kawamura.

She was survived by her mother Beatrice Tetsuko Kawamura, who passed away three days after her death. She is survived by siblings Amy (Kenneth) Hayashida of Los Angeles, Edward (Lilli) Kawamura Sr. of Wailua, Samuel (Joanne) Kawamura of California and Glenn (Aida) Kawamura of Lihue, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Lihue Christian Church, with visitation from 9 a.m. and services celebrated at 10 a.m. The family requests no koden.

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

Marcial Balbin Gray

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

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

He is survived by his wife Francisca Gray of Hanamaulu, daughter Justina (Sam) Bombay of Las Vegas, sons George Gray, Reynald Gray of Hilo and Alfred Gray, three grandchildren, Geordan Gray, Justin Bombay and Aaryn Gray, brother Jose (Virginia) Gray, sister-in-law Loreta “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.

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

Angeline ‘Pee Wee’ Kaihalana‘opuna Hopkins Locey

Angeline “Pee Wee” Kaihalana‘opuna Hopkins Locey of Anahola passed away on Jan. 24 at the age of 88.

She was born on July 30, 1928 in Honolulu, and declared by the Hawaii Legislature as “A Living Treasure” as well as awarded “Ambassador Of Aloha” by both the state Legislature and the County of Hawaii for her healing work as a gifted Hawaiian lomi-lomi practitioner. She helped thousands of people from all over the world by dedicating her life to healing others with her healing touch of lomi-lomi massage and her unconditional love.

As young teens, Angeline and her sisters Jean and Myrtle studied hula under Louise Beamer at her hula studio in Honolulu. The sisters would perform at special occasions such as Lei Day celebrations, luau and for well-known people.

She attended Roosevelt High School and was a song girl leader for two years.

She worked as a flight hostess for Hawaiian Airlines and was a model for McInerney Department Stores, where she met her husband to be, photographer Dick Locey.

She was beloved by many and will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by parents Myrtle Makala and Gordon Kailipeliuli Hopkins, sisters Myrtle Kauinohea Beamer and Helen “Sis” Lei Mederios, and brothers Charles Kamohoalii Hopkins and Carl Wiechert.

She is also survived by Jean Kawahinepiilani Kalani of San Diego, daughter Leslie (Rollin) Fabiana of Anahola, sons Michael (Momi) Locey, Patrick (Joi) Locey and Stephen Locey, all of Anahola, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, Feb. 19. The service is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Aunty Aggie and Uncle Sal Marti-Kini’s hale, 4691 Hokualele Rd., Anahola.

Maria Louise Burns-Prosser

Maria Louise Burns-Prosser, 64, of Kilauea, passed away on Feb. 9, peacefully in her home.

She was born in Gardner, Mass. on March 28, 1952. She graduated from Gardner High School and continued on to receive a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

She married Robert Prosser on Dec. 29, 1989. They were married 27 years.

She was actively involved in real estate for the past 30 years. She enjoyed yoga, snorkeling, crossfit and walking her dog.

She is survived by her husband Robert Prosser, children Todd Burns and his wife Rebecca and Casey Empey and her husband Michael, grandchildren Jackson, Finn, Caleb and Marina, sister Holly Dumanoski and father Walter Dumanoski.

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

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

Juan Sagucio

Juan Sagucio of Kaumakani passed away at Hale Kupuna on Feb. 1 at the age of 98. Born on Aug. 10, 1918 in Lanao Bangui in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he worked as a cane carrier operator for Olokele Sugar Company.

He was preceded in death by Anicieto Sagucio, Gertrudes Sagucio, Ferdinan Sagucio, Liza Raposa, Carrie Sagucio, Leocio Sagucio, Catalino Sagucio, Nicomedes Sagucio, Mateo Sagucio, Melchor and Lucena Sagucio Fernandez.

He is survived by son Oscar Sagucio of Kaumakani, daughters Delphine Shea of Honolulu, Adeline (Greg) Enriques of Omao and Aurora (Edwin) Raposas of Kaumakani, 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. with a celebration of life from 10 to 10:30 a.m. and burial to follow at the Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire and welcomes flowers.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Yuriye Morinaka

Yuriye Morinaka of Hanamaulu passed away on Jan. 31 at the age of 93 at her residence.

Born on Aug. 13, 1923 in Hule‘ia, she was a housewife.

She was preceded in death by husband Saburo Morinaka.

She is survived by sons Stanley (Colleen) Morinaka and Stanford (Cynthia) Morinaka of Kauai, daughters Delvina Marie (Jim) Reed of Washington and Lily Morinaka of Kauai, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday, Feb. 16 at Lihue Christian Church. Visitation is at 9:30 a.m. and service is at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Catherine Marie Caycayon

Catherine Marie Caycayon of Lihue passed away at home on Feb. 7 at the age of 75. She was born in Oregon on Nov. 28, 1941, and retired as an accountant with Hawaiian Airlines.

She was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Damien Victorino Sr.

She is survived by her daughter Cindra (Michael) Manera Sr., of Lihue, two grandchildren, Tiana Manera and Mikey Manera of Lihue, brother William (Barbara) Leighton of Oregon, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, March 24 at Immaculate Conception Church with visitation from 8:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m.

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

Lynn Patrice Chapman

Lynn Patrice Chapman, 59, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 17 in Kapaa. She was born in Arcata, Calif., and worked as a school counselor until she retired and moved to Kauai.

She is survived by her mother Carol Chapman, daughter Christy Cline Selvage and grandchildren Stormy and Coco.

Services will be held on Sunday, Feb. 19 at Crossroads Christian Fellowship on the Kapaa bypass road at 12:30 p.m. Please meet at the cross in the courtyard area. The family requests casual attire.

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