Obituaries for Monday, Aug. 7, 2017

• Ireneo Tabing Laguatan • Concepcion ‘Connie’ Dela Pina Vidinha

Ireneo Tabing Laguatan

Ireneo Tabing Laguatan, 74, of Kapaa, passed away on July 12, 2017, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on May 9, 1943 in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a retired as a building maintenance man at Rainbow Plaza in Kalaheo.

He was preceded in death by father Luis Laguatan and mother Eustaquia Tabing.

He is survived by wife Norwinalyn Miguel Laguatan of Kapaa, daughter Nyreelyn Miguel Laguatan of Kapaa, brother Elias (Mryna) Laguatan of California, sisters Eufemia Laguatan Ortiz of the Philippines, Salvacion Laguatan of the Philippines, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Aug. 12, at St. Catherine Church from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Catherine Church Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Concepcion ‘Connie’ Dela Pina Vidinha

Concepcion “Connie” Dela Pina Vidinha of Kalaheo, died on Wilcox Medical Center on July 18, 2017, at the age of 91. She was born on July 12, 1926, and was a dedicated homemaker.

She was preceded in death by son Richard “Dickie” Vidinha and grandson Byron Vidinha.

She is survived by husband Richard Vidinha, sons Kurt Vidinha and Irvin (Ronnie Rames) Vidinha, daughters Ida (John) Elliott, Colleen (Mike) Faye and Elisa (Rowland) Souza, grandchildren Tracy Searles, Malie Moran, Pierre Elliott, Harmoni Akau, Charles Elliott, William Elliott, Victor Elliott, Richard Alan Faye, Marissa Faye, Napua Arruda, Kuulei Arruda, Ikaika Vidinha, Sanoe Souza and Kiani Souza, 14 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, sister Maxine Sahut, daughter-in-law Joyce Vidinha, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Holy Cross Church, with viewing from 9 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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


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