Obituaries for Tuesday, May 2, 2017

• Engracia ‘Conching’ Aguzar Baris • Mariano Vea • Ashley Kristyn Gorospe  • Anne Jurczynski 

Engracia ‘Conching’ Aguzar Baris

Engracia Aguzar Baris, 97, of Hanamaulu, passed away on April 16 at Garden Isle Healthcare.

Born on April 16, 1920 in Guimba, Nueva Ecija, Philippines, she was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bonifacio Baris, parents Eligio and Luisa Aguzar, brothers Moises and Wenceslao “Stanley” Aguzar, sister Ildefonsa de Guzman and grandson Peter Gano.

She is survived by her children Natividad Bali, Veronica Gano, Corazon Duran, Fel “Boy” (Belma) Baris, Thelma (Pacifico) Ruiz, Adora Ancheta, Alicia (Romeo Mercado) Paleracio, Nonito Baris, Benny (Josephine) Baris, Artemio (Rocelyn) Baris and Jay Baris, 25 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, May 5, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary chapel in Koloa from 6 to 9 p.m., and again on Saturday, May 6, at Immaculate Conception Church from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Mariano Vea

Mariano Vea of Kekaha passed away at the age of 85 on April 19, at home. Born on May 6, 1931 in Kekaha, he retired from Kekaha Sugar Company as a journeymen welder.

He was preceded in death by his parents Valeriano Vea and Rufina Sacullis, stepmother Ruperta Vea, brothers Carlos Vea and Aurelio Vea, sister Florencia Ramos Pedro, and sister-in-law Patricia Ramos.

He is survived by his wife Carlina Tumbaga Vea, sone Norman (Diane Acoba) Vea of Kekaha and Ivan (Fay) Vea of Waimea, daughters Marlina Vea of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Danette (Korey James) Vea Wise of Hanapepe, grandchildren Eric Uribe, Stevan (Ashley) Uribe, Norman Vea Jr., Aaron Vea, Nikki-Ann (Cy) Corona, Urijah Acoba-Vea and Kustom V.V. Wise, great-grandchild Brisa Uribe, brothers Alejandro (Marcelina) Vea of Koloa, Alfredo Ramos Jr. of Oahu, Juan Ramos of Oahu and Francisco (Lorna) Ramos of Hilo, sisters Julia Aque of Oahu and Gloria Ramos Hipolito of Maryland, brother-in-law Chris Pedro, sister-in-law Flora Vea, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, May 6, at the West Kauai United Methodists Church in Kekaha. Visitation will be at 8:30 to 10 a.m. with services beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at the Kekaha Public Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire and welcomes flowers.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Ashley Kristyn Gorospe

Ashley Kristyn Gorospe of Kapaa passed away on March 31 at the age of 26.

Born July 17, 1990 in Lihue, she was a customer service associate.

She was preceded in death by maternal grandfather Agapito Jornacion.

She is survived by father Ronnie Gorospe of Kapaa, mother Felita Jornacion of California, brother Joshua Gorospe of Kapaa, daughters Ahrya Apuna and Aeryn Apuna of Anahola, grandfather Dominador “Domi” (Pam) Gorospe of Kapaa, grandmother Magdalena Jornacion of Kilauea, and numerous aunties, uncles, cousins and friends.

A celebration of life will be held on May 20, at Wailua Homesteads Park. The service will be held at noon.

Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary of Koloa.

Anne Jurczynski

Anne Jurczynski of Kapaa passed away on April 29 at home at the age of 98.

She was born in Ohio on July 3, 1918.

She was preceded in death by husband Stanly and daughter Amy.

She is survived by daughters, Anne (Robert) of Kauai and Carol (Roy) Kimura of Hilo, three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Private inurnment will take place at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe.

Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary of Koloa.

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