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Martina Galla, 86, of Henderson, Nevada, passed away on Jan. 3, 2018, at St. Rose Dominican Hospital Siena Campus.
Born on Dec. 20, 1931, in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a retired housekeeper with Wilcox Memorial Hospital.
She was preceded in death by husband, Guillermo Galla.
She is survived by daughter, Elisa (Dominick) Galla-
Ferrer of Nevada; grandchildren, Joshua and Jordan Ferrer; and great-grandchildren, Deegan and Kai Ferrer.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 9:45 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.
The family suggests casual attire.
Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Bernice Silva passed away on Aug. 29, 2018. She was born on March 24, 1939.
She was preceded in death by father, John Rita Jr.; mother, Marie Stella Kona Rita; husband, Gabriel Silva; sisters, Bernice Rita, Patricia Silva and Stella Marie Burgess; and brother, Edward Rita Sr.
She is survived by her children, Keith (JoAnn) Silva, Randall (Patrice) Silva, Albert (Barbara) Silva and Clyde (Edna) Silva; grandchildren, Gabriel (LeAnn) Silva, Wesley (Ulu) Silva, Jodie (John) Kona, Jeffery (Tessa) Silva, Vickie (Gordan) Rita, Randi-Lee (Doug) Chism, Keilah (Tim) Kanehe, Ashley (Dustin) Almeida, Bernice “Alohi” (Eliott) Medina, Julia Silva, Marah (Lance) Silva and Gabrielle Silva; great-grandchildren, Keana Silva, Blaze Silva, Keanu Silva, Kekai Silva, Kaimana Silva, Kekoa Silva, Cayce Silva, Kupaa Silva, Java Kona, Johnna Kona, Haven Silva, Hacen Silva, Kilinoe Silva, Dustin Rita, William Rita, Emily Chism, Liam Chism, Teo Kanehe, Joseph Almeida, Alexis Almeida, Kara Medina, Nakahili Silva, Makaio Silva and Jasselle Silva; and siblings, Nelson (Carol) Rita and Priscilla (Guy) Ruiz.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at St. Raphael Church. Viewing will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. with services to begin at 10 a.m.
Lucio ‘Lucky’ Cabus, Jr.
Lucio “Lucky” Cabus Jr., 74, of Mountain View, Hawaii, formerly of Lihue and Kalihi, Oahu, died on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Keaau on the Big Island.
He was born on March 28, 1944, in Honolulu. He was a retired school bus driver for Roberts Hawaii and he also was previously employed by Von Hamm Young, Eagle’s Distributors, McKesson Wine and Spirits, Island Beverage Company, 7up Bottling Company and Johnson Brothers.
He was preceded in death by son, Lucio Cabus III.
He is survived by wife, Naomi L. Cabus of Mountain View; daughters, Chassidy (Abraham) Keala of Makaha, Oahu, Desiree (Donald) Clay of Duluth, Georgia, Denise (Greg) Correia and Doreen Alimoot of Ewa Beach, Oahu; brother, William (Estel) Cabus of Ainaloa, Hawaii, and Phillip Tam of Guam; sister, Magdalena Tremaine of Lihue; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends may call on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo, with visitation from 5 to 6 p.m. and the memorial service at 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes will take place Saturday, Oct. 13, on Oahu.
The family suggests aloha attire, welcomes lei and requests that flowers be omitted.
Dodo Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements.
Dylan Kawaikupau Kuwamura
Dylan Kawaikupau Kuwamura, 29, of Kapaa, passed away on Sept. 10, 2018, at Wilcox Medical Center.
Born on Nov. 17, 1988, in Kaunakakai, Molokai, he was a flight attendant.
He was preceded in death by grandmother, Lucille Momi Alapai; and grandfathers, Masami Kuwamura and Richard Seshiki.
He is survived by father, Pauly (Lisa) Kuwamura of Kapaa; mother, Tamilynn (James) Chaney of Molokai; brothers, Richard James (Brej) Duvauchelle and Lelan Chaney-Fariah, all of Moloaki; sisters, Jamielynn Duvauchelle and Joey (Leigh) Duvauchelle, both of Molokai; grandparents, John and Maggie Duvauchelle of Molokai and Carole Seshiki of Kapaa; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at noon, at Bryan J. Baptiste Spots Complex pavilions in Kapaa.
Mary Akemi Kagawa Garcia
Mary Akemi Kagawa Garcia was born on Oct. 21, 1949, to Fumio and Yoshiko Kagawa in Waimea.
She is survived by husband, Daniel Garcia; children, Mitchel and Leila Kagawa (grandchildren Jordan and Trevor), Matthew and Lorrie Walker (grandchildren Hailey Kai, Makai, Mace, Mila and Lexi), Michelle and Damien Borja (grandchild Riley), Kai and Kanoelani Garcia (grandchildren Mahina, Kaikoa and Alohi) and Chava and Katie Garcia (grandchild CJ); siblings, Ann Lee and Howard Kagawa; sisters-in-law, Raynette Kagawa and Sylvia Garcia.
A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 3 p.m., with casual visitation and 5:30 p.m. service at the Kekaha Harbor House, 8948 Kaumualii Highway, Kekaha.
The family suggests aloha or casual attire.
Edwin Flagg Nilson Jr., 57, of Kapaa, passed away at Hale Kapuna Heritage Home on Aug. 22, 2018. He was born in Hawaii on Jan. 26, 1961, and was previously employed by Kauai Easter Seals as an accountant.
He was preceded in death by parents, Edwin Flagg Nilson Sr. and Lydia Low Brown Nilson.
He is survived by his siblings, and numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Pupu will be offered at Immaculate Conception Church following the burial.
Contact Kalani or Charles at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or (814) 419-9822, for more information.
Kauai Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Felipe Lacaden, 74, of Kapaa, passed away on Aug. 11, 2018, at his home in Kapaa.
Born on Feb. 8, 1944, in Lihue, he was a dishwasher at Smith’s Tropical Paradise.
He is survived by wife, Corazon Pabro Lacaden; daughters, Stacie (Matthew) Lopes and Rhoda Lacaden; son, Janssen Chad Lacaden; sisters, Marina Ahnee, Fedela Hao, Helen (Allen) Somalpong, Laura Ballas and Marivic Lacaden; brothers, Fernando (Dayne) Lacaden, Neal (Debra) Lacaden and Angelito Ruguian; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Sept. 29, at St. Catherine Church in Kapaa from 8 to 9:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. The family suggests casual attire.
Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
William Charles ‘Chad’ Schimmelfennig
William Charles “Chad” Schimmelfennig, 69, of Lawai, passed away on Sept. 9, 2018, at Queen’s Medical Center.
Born on Dec. 5, 1948, in Honolulu, he was retired from the Kauai Fire Department Hanapepe station.
He was preceded in death by daughter, Valerie Inman, and brother, Herman Schimmelfennig.
He is survived by wife, Jane Schimmelfennig; sons, Chadley Schimmelfennig and Wyley Schimmelfennig; daughters, Melissa Bukoski and Mona Schimmelfennig; seven grandchildren; mother, Cecelia “Mona” Lum; sisters, Mona (Phil) Chapoulie, Harriet(Pat) Silva, Pearl Brandt and Melanie (Carlos) Palacio; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary chapel in Koloa from 9 to 10:45 a.m. where services will be at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. A celebration of life will follow after the burial at 2:30 p.m. at Prince Kuhio Park in Poipu.
Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
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