Obituaries for Saturday, July 1, 2017

• Manuel S. Melchor • Nellie Cook • Clayton Minoru Oshiro

Manuel S. Melchor

Manuel S. Melchor, 79, of Koloa, passed away on June 25, 2017, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on May 24, 1938, in the Philippines, he retired from the maintenance department at the Sheraton Kauai Resort.

He is survived by his wife Flora Salvador Melchor, sons Emmanuel (Kim) Melchor and Leroy (Loke) Melchor, daughter Marie (James) Francisco, eight grandchildren, sisters Crispina Gaoiran, Rosa Melchor and Florita Asuncion, brothers Anacleto (Soledad) Melchor, Ben (Amie) Melchor and Geronimo (Carrie) Melchor, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at St. Raphael Church in Koloa from 8 to 9:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Raphael Church Cemetery in Koloa.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa assisted the family with arrangements.

Nellie Cook

Nellie Cook of Lihue passed away on June 23, 2017, at the age of 93.

Born on Dec. 11, 1923 in Denison, Texas, she was a retired accountant for Northrup.

She was preceded in death by parents John and May Thompson, husband Eldon Cook, daughter Paula Cook, three borthers and one sister.

She is survived by daughters Cathy Donald, Gay (Bernard) Balmores, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life is private.

Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa.

Clayton Minoru Oshiro

Clayton Minoru Oshiro, 54, of Eleele, passed away on May 9, 2017.

Born on Dec. 7, 1962, he was with the Air Force, and was preceded in death by his mother Alice M. Oshiro.

He is survived by his father Shigeo Oshiro, brothers Milton (Marla) Oshiro of Eleele and Russell (Judy) Oshiro of Honolulu, and numerous uncles, aunties, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services were held.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.


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