Obituaries for Sunday, November 12, 2017

Daniel Gil Renti Cruz

Daniel Gil Renti Cruz, 53, of Waianae, Oahu, passed away on Oct. 9, 2017.

He was born on June 15, 1964, in Lihue.

He was a supervisor for Kokua Villa Inc. at Waianae, a day-care facility for adults with intellectual disabilities.

He was preceded in death by wife Charlotte Idao Renti Cruz and father Dr. William A. Renti Cruz.

He is survived by mother Ercelly S. Renti Cruz, sisters Diana Honjiyo and Dena M. Renti Cruz, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary in Honolulu and Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with the arrangements.

Rogelio Javier Domingo

Rogelio Javier Domingo of Waialeale Estates passed away in Wilcox Medical Center on Nov. 5, 2017, at the age of 69. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on Oct. 24, 1948, and was employed by Island Yard Services as a landscaper.

He was preceded in death by parents Eulogio and Segunda Domingo.

He is survived by his wife Marina Domingo of Waialeale Estates, daughter Jona (Chris) Guerin of Kapaa, Emerson (Mary Grace) Domingo of the Philippines and Edison (Armina) Domingo of Singapore, four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, brothers Antonio (Jovita) Domingo of Oahu and Herminigildo Domingo of Philippines, sisters Maria (Thomas) Agustin of the Philippines, Corazon (Ernesto) Orbeta of Oahu, Benita Clemente of the Philippines, Lucia (Ador) Abella of the Philippines and Mennie (Frank) Green of Kapaa, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Cremation will follow.

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

Harvey Steven Garcia

Harvey Steven Garcia, 76, of Lawai, passed away on Nov. 3, 2017, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on Aug. 8, 1941, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, he was retired from the U.S Air National Guard. He also was the founder and owner of Harvey’s Flooring.

He was preceded in death by wife Priscilla Garcia, parents Beatrice (Louis) Garcia and John Carvalho Garcia, stepson Matthew Sakichi-Iwatate.

He is survived by wife Elsie Dusenberry Garcia of Lawai, sons Nelson (Margaret) Garcia of Omao, Leroy (Leimomi) Garcia of Omao and Russell (Cynthia) Garcia of Omao, hanai daughter Yasha (Marvin) Daoana of Omao, stepsons Nikola (Claudia) Nishi of Waimea, Pete Nishi of Oahu and Richard Iwatate of Makaweli, stepdaughters Donna (Mark Zenger) Richards of Lawai, Ama Nishi of Las Vegas, Marcella (Eric) Melchow of Las Vegas and Shamira Nitsche of Hanapepe, brothers-in-law Carl (Maureen) Dusenberry and Franklin Douglas (Linda) Dusenberry, both of Waimea Valley, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Nov. 17, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo from 8:30 to 10 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

The family requests aloha attire.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

John Martin Herceg

John Martin Herceg passed away peacefully Nov. 1, 2017, at the age of 89. He was born in Oakland, California, in 1928.

In the San Francisco Bay Area he was a restaurant owner who loved chatting with his guests and telling good stories.

He moved to Kauai in 1989 with the love of his life and partner in crime Linda Herceg, where they lived happily ever after. He retired from Goodfellow Brothers and immediately went to work at Poipu Bay Golf Course as a marshal. He was affectionately known as “Papa John” by his co-workers. He loved playing golf almost as much as he enjoyed meeting people and hearing their stories. You could find him most days at Wailua Golf Course teeing off and enjoying his friends.

Being a part of “The Greatest Generation,” he joined the Army in 1946. He was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. He was a 2nd lieutenant in the Air Force Reserves. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Linda, sons John Jr. and Jeff, daughter Deborah Herceg, stepdaughter Heidi Teuscher, son-in-law Chris Weinstein, grandchildren Matija Herceg, Dylan Black and Arizona and Beecher Weinstein.

Services will be held at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.


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