Obituaries for Sunday, September 24, 2017

• Dolores Carbonel • Fred Christian DeBusca Sr. • Thomas Warden • Reynold ‘Rey’ Crispin Aranio

Dolores Carbonel

Dolores Carbonel, 97, of Koloa, passed away on Sept. 10, 2017, at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home.

She was born on Feb. 16, 1920, in the Philippines.

She was preceded in death by husband Julio Carbonel, daughter Carmelita Salarzon, and brothers Ricardo and Mariano Azcueta.

She is survived by daughters Estrelita (Manuel) Lopez of Koloa, Rolinda (Nelson) Sumague of Eleele, Myrna (Idio) Carbonel of Hanapepe, Delia (Johnny) Querubin of Koloa and Fedelina (Misael) Racho of Eleele, sons Fernando (Amelia) Carbonel of Hanapepe, Eugene (Evelyn) Carbonel of California, Reymundo (Mila) Carbonel of the Philippines and William (Marilyn) Carbonel of the Philippines, 25 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, one great-great- grandchild, sister Carlota Aquino of the Philippines, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Sept. 29, 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 Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Fred Christian DeBusca Sr.

Fred Christian DeBusca Sr. of Lihue passed away in Garden Isle Health Care on Sept. 12, 2017, at the age of 96. He was born in Lihue on Aug. 26, 1921, was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Army National Guard, and retired from Lihue Plantation as a supervisor.

He was preceded in death by wife Elsie Penna DeBusca, son Norbert A. DeBusca, parents Mariano Pacis and Johanna Bandmann DeBusca, and sister Cecelia Dorothea DeBusca Farias.

He is survived by his sons Patrick C. (Rosalind) DeBusca and Freddy (Trudy) DeBusca, grandchildren Patrick C. (Michelle) DeBusca Jr., Keith C. (Kari) DeBusca, Debra C. DeBusca, Monica (Derek) Kawakami and Kateri (Kevin) Tennberg, great-grandchildren Michael DeBusca, Kaitlin DeBusca, Christopher Kawakami, Liam DeBusca, Emily DeBusca, Hailee Kawakami, Joshua Dobashi, Teia DeBusca, Matthew Dobashi, brother Mariano P. DeBusca Jr., and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, Sept. 28, at Immaculate Conception Church, with visitation from 8:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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

Thomas Warden

Thomas Warden, 69, passed away at his home in Waimea, on Sept. 10, 2017. He was born on Feb. 7, 1948 in Lehi, Utah, and was the youngest of nine children.

In 1965 he joined the U.S. Navy and spent two tours (four years) in Vietnam. Upon his return from Vietnam he worked as an operations specialist at the Kunia Tunnel, Oahu, and at CTF 130 in support of NASA’s manned spacecraft recovery in the Pacific. During his Naval career he served on a variety of ships, ending with shore duty at Barbers Pt. Naval Air Station. He was honorably discharged in 1985 and from 1986 to 1998 was air field manager at Barbers Pt. as a civilian. Due to the base closure in 1998 he transferred to the U.S. Navy Pacific Missile Range Facility in the range safety office, where he was still employed. He was an active participating layperson at St. Andrews and St. Timothy’s Episcopal churches on Oahu.

He was preceded in death by father Francis Martin and mother Nellie Elizabeth Patrick, brothers Dan, George and Jack, and sisters Peggy and Virginia.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carol, stepchildren John D. (Robyn) of Moanalua, Oahu, Gary M. (Terry) of Wailua, Christopher P (Kapena) (Hope) of Jamestown, California, daughter Ceslee K. Gaddis (Dave) of Makakilo, Oahu, brother-in-law Robert J. Moore Jr. (Paulette) of Pacific Palisades, Oahu, brother Robert and James, sister Donna Adams of Utah, beloved dogs Skipee and Angel, 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.

Private services were held.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Reynold ‘Rey’ Crispin Aranio

Reynold “Rey” Crispin Aranio of Puhi passed away on Sept. 13, 2017, at the age of 82. He was born in Koloa on April 7, 1935, and retired from Hawaiian Telephone as an auto mechanic.

He was preceded in death by son Delray Aranio, parents Crispin and Rose Aranio and brother Angel Aranio.

He is survived by wife Lorena Aranio of Puhi, son Bradley Aranio of Puhi, sister Frances (Arnold) Beck of California, brother Benjamin (Mary) Aranio Sr. of Omao, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, Sept. 29, at Immaculate Conception Church, with visitation from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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

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