Obituaries for Friday, July 7, 2017

• Hipolito ‘Anglay’ Gandeza Aquias • Manuel S. Melchor • Michael Lyndon Gray Julian • James Fumio Oyama

Hipolito ‘Anglay’ Gandeza Aquias

Hipolito “Anglay” Gandeza Aquias of Hanamaulu passed away on June 24, at the age of 82. He was born in Tayum, Abra, Philippines on July 10, 1934, and retired as an irrigator with Lihue Plantation.

Preceded in death by his parents, Regino and Dionisia Aquias; wife, Adelaida Aquias; grandson, Michael Aku Harper; numerous siblings, nephews and nieces.

Anglay is survived by daughters, Gloria Aquias Tanner, Emma (Jimmy) Aquias Iloreta; Evelyn (Catalino) Aranda; sons, Leonard (Editha) Aquias, Freddy Aquias, Jerry (Mary) Aquias, Renante (Charie) Aquias; mother of children, Plebecita Jaquias; grandchildren, Erica Tanner, Heather Iloreta, Holly Iloreta, Joshua, Iloreta, Jason Iloreta, Curtis Aranda, B. J. Aranda, Ace Aranda, Emily Aranda, Max Aranda, Jordin Aranda, Julius Aranda, James Aranda, Silas Aranda, Adrian Aquias, Jerry Aquias, Jana Aquias, Hollywood Aquias, Maelani Aquias, Austin Aquias, Isaiah Aquias, Jaslyn Aquias, Micah Aquias, Cyril Aquias, Charrice Aquias; great grandchildren, London Kelly, Kylee Harper, Shilo Harper, Noah Aquias, Dilan Aquias, Roman Aquias, Lilly Aquias, Elijah Aquias, Maia Aquias; numerous nieces, and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, July 8 at St. Catherine Church with visitation from 9 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 11 a.m.

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

Manuel S. Melchor

Manuel S. Melchor, 79 years old of Koloa, Kauai passed away on June 25, 2017, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on May 24, 1938 in the Philippines he was a retired from the Maintenance department with Sheraton Kauai Resort.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Crisogono (Emilia) Melchor and Artemio (Rose) Melchor.

He is survived by his wife, Flora Salvador Melchor, sons, Emmanuel (Kim) Melchor and Leroy (Loke) Melchor; daughter, Marie (James) Francisco; 8 grandchildren, sisters, Crispina Gaoiran, Rosa Melchor and Florita Asuncion; brothers, Anacleto (Soledad) Melchor, Ben (Amie) Melchor, Geronimo (Carrie) Melchor; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

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

Raphael’s Church Cemetery in Koloa.

Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with the arrangements.

Michael Lyndon Gray Julian

Michael Lyndon Gray Julian of Puhi passed away at Straub Clinic and Hospital on June 27, at the age of 27. He was born on Oahu on Jan. 13, 1990, and was employed at Wilcox Memorial Hospital as a Pharmacy Technician.

Preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Ernesto Gray Sr.; paternal grandparents, Antonio and Cristina Julian and uncle, Ricardo Gray.

Michael is survived by his parents, Dominador and Linda Gray Julian; brother, Dustin Julian; maternal grandmother, Loreta “Gloria” Gray; numerous aunties, uncles, cousins and friends.

Viewing and visitation with the family will be held on Friday, July 7, at Kauai Veterans Center in Lihue from 5 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 8, 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 Julian family with arrangements.

James Fumio Oyama

James Fumio Oyama passed away on June 11, 2017, in Lihue. He was born on June 10, 1940, and was a retired Hawaiian Airlines Employee.

He was preceded in death by his father, Kiyoshi Oyama and his mother, Kimie Oyama.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Oyama; sons, James “Jimmy Boy” (Lynn) Oyama of Kauai, Dennis Oyama of San Diego, CA, Malcom Oyama, Garrett (Thelma Ramos) Oyama Sr., Brennen (Giselle) Bucao of Kauai and Blain (Kimberly) Bucao of Kauai; daughters, Deedee Ibaan of Las Vegas, NV, Ruby (David) Ishida of Kauai and Brandee (Brian) Holt of Kauai; 25 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; brothers, Seichi (Ethel) Oyama of Lawai, Kauai, Roy (Glady’s) Oyama of Kalaheo, Kauai and Hebert Oyama of Honolulu; sister, Betty (Earl) Kobayashi of Kailua, Kona and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held on July 8, 2017, at the Garden Island Mortuary. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. with Mass to follow at 10 a.m.

Private scattering of ashes will be held at a later date.

Casual attire. Flowers welcome

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with the arrangements.


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