Obituaries for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

• Gladys Antonina Mande Padre • Kdeanu Shannon Lawai‘a Saito • Samuel Kamae III • Filemon Idica Yago • Ramon Abrigo • Manuel ‘Americano’ Ufina Unciano • Linda Marie Ruby • Candlaria ‘Connie’ R. Carvalho • Hiram Yong

Gladys Antonina Mande Padre

Gladys Antonina Mande Padre of Kapaa passed away at Garden Isle Health Care on Aug. 18, 2017, at the age of 91. She was born on Kauai on Sept. 1, 1925, and retired from Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital as a dietitian assistant.

She was preceded in death by husband Jacinto C. Padre, parents Ambrosio and Margarita Mande, and brothers Belarmino Mande, Faustino Patricio Sr. and William A. Mande.

She is survived by daughters Janice Rubio (Michael) Plumer, Jo Ann (Patrick) Shimamoto and Jayne Theresa Padre; sons Jay Jacinto Padre and James Julian (Deborah) Padre; grandchildren Melissa Ann (Leroy) Caberto, Michelle Lee (Darren) Lizama, Michael (Penny) Rubio Jr., Gavin (Gwynn) Shimamoto, Tyson Shimamoto, Megan (Mordecai Calhoun) Shimamoto, Tiana Ortiz, Jamelyn Padre, James Padre and Jacquelyn Padre; 15 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, sister Crispina Laranio, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16 at St. Catherine Church, with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated and 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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

Samuel Kamae III

Samuel Kamae III passed away on Aug. 31, 2017, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on Jan. 2, 1941, in Honolulu, he was an irrigation and harvest supervisor for Kauai Coffee Company.

He was preceded in death by father Samuel Kamae Jr., mother Gloria Kamae, brothers Thomas, Sam, Franklin and James Kamae, and sisters Elizabeth Kamae and Rosemary Anderson.

He is survived by wife Cleopatra Keaweamahi Kamae of Anahola, sons Samuel Kamae IV of Anahola, Tile Bula Kamae of Anahola and John Dispirito of Kapaa, daughter Melissa (Kyle Wong) Dispirito of Eleele, grandchildren Kiana Nancy Ann Dispirito and Sarah Ho‘okahipuuwaii Naoi Kamae Wong, brother Dennis K. Kamae of Honolulu, sisters Laverna L. Beatly, Cynthia A. Johnson, Angela L. Tartar, Mayden L. Ford, Janice N. Soto, Marylin L. Ball and Martha Lou Kaio, all of Honolulu, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 9 a.m., where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Filemon Idica Yago

Filemon Idica Yago of Puhi passed away in Queens Hospital on Aug. 21, 2017, at the age of 82. He was born in Santa Cruz, Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines on March 8, 1935, and retired from McBryde Sugar Company as an irrigator.

He was preceded in death by parents Pedro and Serquia Yago, brother Estanislao Yago, sister-in-law Juliana Yago, brother-in-law Dominador Saludes, and great-grandchildren Amayah Nevae Agpaoa and Max Anthony Agpaoa.

He is survived by wife Esperanza Tumaneng Yago, son Edwin (Debra) Yago, daughters Imelda (Fredelito) Agpaoa and Jackie (Scott) Remigio, grandchildren Ian (Nisa) Agpaoa and Sienna Agpaoa, great-grandson Cohen Scot Agpaoa, brothers Rodolfo “Rudy” Yago, Adolf (Kathy) Yago and Alden Yago, sisters Matilde Saludes, Eugenia (Santos) Pagat and Sonia (Virgilio) Uy, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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

Ramon Abrigo

Ramon Abrigo, 74, of Lihue, passed away on Aug. 22, 2017, at Wilcox Medical Center.

He was born on Sept. 14, 1942, in the Philippines.

He is survived by wife Charito Jacinto Abrigo, daughter Mari Bel (Lito) Mejia, sons Reynaldo (Shawna) Abrigo and Nino (Jodi) Abrigo, six grandchildren, sister Teresita (Orly) Ruiz, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park in Lihue.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Keanu Shannon Lawai‘a Saito

Keanu Shannon Lawai‘a Saito of Wailua Homesteads passed away on Aug. 27, 2017. He was 20.

He was born on April 18, 1997, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was a student at Kauai Community College, and worked as a food runner. He loved photography, canoe paddling, surfing, boogie boarding, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family and friends. He was an amazing son, grandson and nephew.

He was preceded in death by father Shannon De Silva, grandfather Larry Saito, great-grandmother Lucy Freitas and uncle Alan De Silva.

He is survived by his loving and devoted mother Desaray Saito-Brown, Robert (Paka) Brown Jr, Brothers Robert (Ali‘i) Brown III, and Larry Brown, grandparents Charlotte and Ronnie Romero, Wayne and Rita De Silva, Lopaka and Amy Brown, John and Leila Kaneholani, uncles Kevin (Yukie) De Silva, Travis (Lisa) De Silva, Keone (Jaz) Kaneholani and Kaimi (Pua) Kaneholani, aunties Darnell (Wendell) Miguel, Kalalea (Glenn) Galam, Piliwale Carlson, Kayla (Kala) Asing and Nalani Brown, and numerous cousins and extended family and friends.

The love and the light of the Lord helps us even in our saddest moments. Believe in the Lord and trust in the Lord. He will never fail us. Mahalo and ke akua.

His parents would also like to thank everyone for their prayers and support throughout this difficult time. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were handled with honor and care by Borthwick Memorial Mortuary Kauai.

Manuel ‘Americano’ Ufina Unciano

Manuel “Americano” Ufina Unciano, 84, passed away on Sept. 3, 2017 at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital.

Born on Feb. 19, 1933, in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, he was formerly employed with Waimea Dairy and retired from Kekaha Sugar Company.

He was preceded in death by wife Nemesia S. Unciano, parents Catalino and Brigida Unciano, sister Vida Aschinger, brother Jaime Unciano, twin siblings Angelito and Angelita Unciano, hanai parents Crisanta Ufina and Epifanio Torres, brothers-in-law Alan Aschinger and Benito Sarmiento, father-in-law Luis Sarmiento and mother-in-law Elena Sarmiento.

He is survived by children Marietta “Mars” (Jonathan) Oyamot of Hanapepe, Consolacion “Consa” (Neil) Pigao of Eleele, Eric (Tina) Unciano of Eleele, Edgar (Geri) Unciano of Hanapepe and Edelwisa (Anthony) Cruz of Hanapepe, sister Benedicta (Everett) Vicerra Brumaghim of Lanai City, grandchildren Taysia and Jayson Oyamot, Kyle and Alyssa Pigao, Chastity Hada, Tyrelle, Tysson and Tyreen Unciano and Austin Cruz, great-grandchild Hunter Kostjuk, hanai sisters Teresita (Frank) Torres-Dino of California, Pilar Torres of Philippines and Nora (Gerald) Torres-German of Texas, brother-in-law Domingo (Cora) Sarmiento, sisters-in-lawEugenia Realon and Emerita Sarmiento, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Waimea Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Kekaha Cemetery.

The family suggest casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Candelaria ‘Connie’ R. Carvalho

Candelaria “Connie” R. Carvalho, 91, of Lihue, passed away on Sept. 2, 2017, at Wilcox Medical Center. Born on Aug. 3, 1926, in Kapaa, she was a custodian and sales clerk for Woolworth.

She was preceded in death by parents Albert Sr. and Mary Rumion, husband Alfred Souza Carvalho, daughter Mary Carvalho, brothers George, Manuel and Albert Rumion Jr., sisters Beatrice Billedo, Germina Quereto, Mary Sa and Louise Young, and great-grandson Makoa Kekumukupa‘aMakawaiolaokalani Carvalho.

She is survived by brother Robert (Alexandra “Sandy” Kontos) Rumion of Las Vegas, sons Moroni (Melaney) Quereto of Keokuk, Iowa, Leonard (Brenda) Carvalho of Lihue, Steven M. Carvalho of Lihue, Dennis Carvalho of Kaumakani, David (Pamela) Carvalho of Wailua, daughters Maile (H. K.) Pang of Orem, Utah, Kepulani (Ernest) Wimberly of West Valley City, Utah, 20 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private (immediate family only) celebration of life will be held Friday, Sept. 22, at Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Kapaa County Cemetery.

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

Linda Marie Ruby

Linda Marie Ruby of Hanapepe passed away at home on Aug. 28, 2017, at the age of 64.

She was born on Sept. 3, 1952 in Jacksonville, Florida to Betty Ruby and William H. Ruby Sr.

She was an incredible sister, mom, life partner, aunt, grandmother and friend to all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by both of parents, sister Ann and brother Billy.

She is survived by her sisters Carol, Tina, and Sandra, life partner Jeffrey Ano, daughter Savannah Ruby-Ano, son Ticannaf (Teak) Ruby-Ano, stepson Christopher K. Ano, and eight grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. For further information and questions, please call Teak at 808-645-1301.

Hiram Yong

Hiram Yong, 57, of Kalaheo, passed away on Sept. 11, 2017, at his home in Kalaheo.

He was born on July 8, 1960, in Waimea.

He was preceded in death by parents Pak Sheong (Rosabelle Paalua) Yong.

He is survived by wife Ermine Akuna of Kalaheo, son Hanaike (Crysel) Niheu of Hanapepe, daughter Rebecca Niheu-Yong of Hanapepe, stepsons Michael Akuna of Hanapepe, Bernard (Jessica) Lancaster Jr. of Hilo, Kyle Lancaster (Latasha Vegas) of Eleele, Levi Lancaster of Eleele, James Mcmahan of Eleele, Shylo Akuna of Eleele, stepdaughters Coty (James) Hensley of Koloa, Bernadene Lancaster of Hanapepe, Cheyenne Mcmahan-Akuna of Koloa and Shania Akuna of Eleele, brother Robert (Sharon) Yong of Kealakekua, sisters Stephanie (Scott) Taylor of Waimea, Yosabel Yong of Kekaha, Bernice (Joseph Sablan) Yong of Kekaha and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 3 yo 3:45 p.m., where a celebration of life will be at 4 p.m.

The family suggests casual attire and requests that flowers be omitted.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

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