Obituaries for Sunday, September 9, 2018

Concepcion ‘Connie’ Villapania Chang

Concepcion “Connie” Villapania Chang, 80, of Lihue, passed away on Aug. 11, 2018, at her home in Lihue.

Born on July 16, 1938, in Koloa, she was a supervisor for the state Department of Transportation Airports Division Visitor Information Program.

She was preceded in death by daughter Brenda “Bree” K.C. Martin; father Serafin Villapania; mother Meletona Bonghanoy; sisters, Mercedes “Mercy” Vallejos, Dorothy D.” Loling” Low; and brother Julian R. “Robit” Villapania.

She is survived by husband Christian J. Chang Sr. of Lihue; daughters, Verna (Moki) Okami of Lihue, Tanya (Ferdinand) Dosono of Kapaa; sons, Christian “Sonny” (Shirley) Chang Jr. of Kapaa, Ryan “Koko” (Sheila Guzman) Chang of Lihue, Kevin Chang of Lihue; 11 grandchildren; 10 great- grandchildren; brother Paul “Polin” Villapania of California; sister Antonina “Nina” Mirafuentes of Oahu; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Kauai Veterans Center in Lihue, from 9 to 9:45 a.m., where services will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

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

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Andres Bueno Agtarap

Andres Bueno Agtarap, 102, of Lihue, passed away on Sept. 3, 2018, at his home.

Born on Nov. 4, 1915, in Laoag City, Philippines, he was a photographer and owner of Sonray’s Photography.

He was preceded in death by wife Adriana Andres Agtarap; parents, Juan and Anglia Agtarap; and children, Virjilo Agtarap, Florimelda Agtarap and Eleanor Guerrero.

He is survived by sons, Macrino (Vicky) Agtarap, Dominador Agtarap, Manuel (Cheryl) Agtarap; daughters, Myrna Joaquin, Aida Pascual, Remedios (Armando) Corpuz; Milagros (Elesther) Calipjo; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; brothers, Raymundo Agtarap, Pastor Agtarap; Mariano Agtarap; sisters, Frances Alipio, Monica Agtarap; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 5 to 9 p.m., and again on Monday, Sept. 10, at Immaculate Conception Church 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.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Joshua Orion Bradbury

Joshua Orion Bradbury, 30, of Kekaha, passed away on Aug. 28, 2018, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on May 18, 1988, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, he was a painter.

He is survived by parents, Roby and Malia Bradbury of Kekaha; sister Jazzelyn Tiare Bradbury of California; paternal grandparents, CJ (Alexa) Bradbury of California and Joan Bradbury of Kekaha; maternal grandparents, Walter Joseph (Deena) Fernandez III of California and Lei (Verl) Stanford of California; niece Serenity Kealii Hill; and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

A celebration of life will be announced later.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Sonia Rita Green

Sonia Rita Green, 88, passed away on Aug. 30, 2018, with family at her bedside.

She worked her whole life. She was a manager, business owner, interior designer, leader and an animal lover. She excelled at everything she did. She loved being with people, and always greeted them with a smile. She was a mother, lifelong companion and best friend. I thank her for her love, her courage, her optimism and her wisdom. I will remember the good times.

She is survived by son Robert S. Noto.

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


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