Obituaries for Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Doriann C. Garan Ching

Doriann C. Garan Ching, 70 years old, of Kapaa, Kauai, passed away on April 20, 2018, at Wilcox Hospital. Born on Dec. 20, 1947, in Kapaa, Kauai, was employed with The Beach Boy Hotel & The Westin Kauai Hotel in the HR department and retired from State Department of Ed Education workers Comp.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William “Willy” Ching; father, Hermenigildo Garan; step-mom, Carmen Garan; mother, Amelia Poli; step-father, Arthur Poli; brother, Benjiman, Herman and Benidict Garan.

She is survived by her daughters, Dana (Cory) Paden of Lihue; step-daughter, Myra (Pedro Gutierez) Ching-Remitio of Pearl City; step-son, Wesley Ching of Honolulu; step-mom, Carmen Garan; grandchildren, Anthony, Matthew, Charles Remitio, Rylee Ellamar, Hayden Ching, Kilian, Jaxyn Paden & Chantelle Ching; great-grandchild, Elyse Remitio; brothers, Gaylen (Sally) Garan of Las Vegas, Baron Garan of San Diego, Elmer Garan of Sacramento; sisters, Josephine (Tony Balada, Jr.) Koga of Honolulu, Shirley (Bert) Crowder of Honolulu, Bette Lee Poli of Honolulu; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at St. Catherine’s Church in Kapaa from 8 to 9:45 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. An inurnment will be held at St. Catherine’s Church cemetery. Aloha attire suggested.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Castora ‘Casey’ Guillermo Suero

Castora “Casey” Guillermo Suero, 96, of Lihue, passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on May 14, 2018. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on March 29, 1922, and retired as a Butcher with Yoneji Store. She was an active member of the Lihue Senior Center and an avid crocheter making beanies and blankets for friends and family.

Preceded in death by her husband, Catalino Suero; daughter, Andrita Perreira; son, Catalino Suero II; sister, Nancy Corpuz; brother, Nicanor Guillermo.

Casey is survived by four children, Carmencita (Aurilio) Padilla, Kathleen (Ronald) Aceret, Catalino “Tino” (Carol Joslin) Suero III, Charlmaine (Adams) Bulosan; 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 8 great great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Aloha attire suggested. Please check website for more information. www.castorasuero.com.

A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018, at Immaculate Conception Church with viewing from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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

Clyde Kazuo Tasaka

Clyde Kazuo Tasaka, 81 years old, of Kapaa, Kauai, passed away on May 12, 2018, at his home in Kapaa. Born on Nov. 30, 1936, in Kilauea, Kauai, he was a retired School Teacher and Counselor with Kapaa High School and served in the United States Army.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Tasaka; parents, Kenichi and Asayo Tasaka; brother, Vernon Tasaka; parents-in-law, Asaichi and Isano Yasuda and brother-in-law, Wilfred Yasuda.

He is survived by his daughter, Toni (Pancho) Tasaka-Alapai of Wailua Houselots; grandson and best friend, Jai Kazuo Aukake Alapai; step-grandchildren, Maka’ai Kahealani, Shea-Nainoa Alapai; sisters, Winona (Tom) Yoshida of Oahu, Gladys “Shinae” Tasaka of Hanalei; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Services will be at 11 a.m.

Casual attire suggested. No flowers

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Lester Sin Fook Ching

Lester Sin Fook Ching, 88, of Huleia, Kauai, passed away at home on May 14, 2018. He was born in Waimea, Kauai, on Aug. 25, 1929, and was a Veteran of the United States Army, Korean War. He was a golf starter at Kauai Lagoons.

Preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Eva Ching; brothers, Harold Ching and Wilfred Ching; granddaughter, Tiara Danielson.

Lester is survived by his wife, Tomiko Ching; four children, Vernon T. (Roberta) Ching of Kunia, Oahu, Eleena K. (Steve) Danielson of Rexburg, Idaho, Holly “Midori” (Scott) Sandiego of Chandler, Arizona, Irvin (Vanessa) Ching of Huleia, Kauai; 10 grandchildren, 3 great-granddaughters; brothers, Clesson (Grace) Ching of Kapaa, Harmony (Edna) Ching of Kalaheo; sister, Opal Healani (Chuck) Trembath of Lihue; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Lihue Ward, 4580 Ehiku St. with viewing from 9 a.m. and services celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

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

Judy Ann Yun Wah Manuel

Judy Ann Yun Wah Manuel, 67 year old, of Kekaha, Kauai, passed away on April 17, 2018, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. Born on July 4, 1950, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, Judy was a food and Beverage server.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Daryl Manuel; father, Patrick Faustino Apilado; brothers, Abraham Apilado and Patrick W.Y. Apilado, Sr.

She is survived by her 2 sons, Jason (Shanlyn Parubrub) Apilado of Lihue, Justin (Marsha) Manuel of Kekaha; 2 daughters, Erika (Joshua) Manuel Burton of Kekaha, Shari Manuel of Kekaha; grandchildren, Kaelin Manuel Burton, Brandee Burton, Brianna Mizumoto-Manuel, Cori Burton, Jayden Mizumoto-Manuel, Rylan Mizumoto-Manuel, Jenson Apilado, Jaycie Apilado, Taylor Apilado and Tisha Burton; mother, Soon Ne Apilado; 2 sisters, Marilynn (Phil) Laker of Arizona, Suzanne (Tom) Novak of Arizona; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Celebration of life services will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2018, at noon, at Kekaha Neighborhood Center. Please come and help celebrate her life.

Casual attire suggested.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Richard L.K. ‘Peachy’ Sheldon

Richard L.K. “Peachy” Sheldon, 75, of Wailua, passed away at home on Friday, May 18, 2018. He was born on Sept. 7, 1942, in Kapaa. He was an amazing husband, father, papa, son, brother and friend, and he will be dearly missed.

He was a deputy chief of police, acting chief of police and a graduate of the FBI Academy.

He was a family man who believed that “The most important work you will ever do will be within the walls of your own home.”

He was preceded in death by parents Henry C.K. Sheldon and Sarah W.K. Sheldon, brothers Samuel W. Sheldon and Thomas “Luby” Sheldon, and daughter Cherie Sheldon Logan.

He is survived by wife Jeannie, children Momi (Fig) Mitchell, Keala (Morris) Unutoa, Dan (Kainoa) Sheldon and Brianne (Jerry) Shiroma, siblings Henry K. Sheldon of Dallas, Joyanne P. Dilwith and Albert Fukushima of Wailua, grandchildren Kamalei (Ilse), Ariane, Lasha and Sequoia Logan, Grant and Gianna Mitchell, Mo, Eli, Lilia and Kamaile Unutoa, Dallin Sheldon and Kiani Pu‘u-Blackstad, Kaulia, Keao and Nohili Shiroma, great-grandchildren Hanalei Wasson and Galilea Logan, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kapaa Ward (4561 Ohia St.) on Saturday, June 2, with viewing at 9 a.m. and services to follow at 11 a.m. Burial services will take place at Kauai Memorial Gardens in Kapaia.

Fely Aquino Begonia

Fely Aquino Begonia, 90 of Omao, Kauai, passed away on May 11, 2018, in Kapolei. Born in Koloa, Kauai, on Oct. 8, 1927, retired meat wrapper at Foodland.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Juan Begonia; daughters, Judith Raven and Colleen Ariola.

She is survived by sons, John (Dorena) Begonia and Reuben (Trenna) Begonia; daughters, Barbara (Roger) Rogelstad and Stella Begonia; brothers, Pat Aquino, Don Aquino, Dennis Aquino and Wen Aquino; sisters, Mercy Remata, Nadia Sarmiento, DinahTavares; 9 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with family on Saturday, June 2, at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Koloa from 9 to 9:45 a.m., Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. at Saint Raphael Church in Koloa.

Oahu Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

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