Obituaries for Wednesday, December 26, 2018

William ‘Whitey’ Pascua

William “Whitey” Pascua, 85, of Koloa, Kauai, passed away on Dec. 13, 2018, at Garden Isle Healthcare.

Born on May 21, 1933 in Kipu, Kauai, he was a retired elections administrator and served in the U.S. Army.

He is preceded in death by his parents Fransico and Alipia Pascua, brother George Pascua, and sister Rosalina Ganir.

He is survived by his wife Marina Pascua of Koloa; son, Lono (Rose Marie) Pascua of Koloa; daughters, Lani (Jason) Pascua-Kaui of Kapaa and Lei Pascua of California; grandchildren, Taryn Kaui and Mitchell Pascua-Parris; brother, Gemi (Priscilla) Pascua of Koloa; sisters, Leonora Pascua of Kapolei and Nina “Dolly” Pascua of Omao; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa from 9 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m.

Casual attire. Luncheon and fellowship to follow after services.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Marc Nobuo Cuizon

Marc Nobuo Cuizon, 44, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center. He was born on Feb. 26, 1974, in Lihue, Kauai. After a hard-fought battle with metastatic cancer, Marc was surrounded with aloha and music of family and friends who lovingly gathered by his side. His final moments were as peaceful as the fondest of farewell and filled with grace, humility and dignity.

Upon graduating from Waimea High School, Class of 1992, Marc studied at Devry University in Phoenix after which Arizona would become his home for 26 years. He was employed in radio communications with AAA Arizona for most of his career, a position he treasured. More recently and at the time of his passing, Marc was employed with the power company, Arizona Public Utilities, a job he was most grateful for working with the best boss anyone could possibly have.

In the Grand Canyon State of Arizona, Marc found a vibrant amateur radio community that he would grow to enjoy and love. New and lasting friendships were made over the years with people of common interests and goals, one of which was the Incident Command Page (ICP). With others, Marc became an integral part of a multitude of volunteering opportunities for community events providing and manning radio and communication support. He found great joy and satisfaction in the giving of his time and efforts to make a safer and more wholesome community in which to live in. Marc lived his life to work hard diligently and to faithfully serve others.

Marc is preceded in death by his father, Gene Raymond Cuizon; his paternal grandparents, Marcelino and Feliza Cuizon; and his maternal grandparents, Nobuo and Toyoko Saiki.

He is survived by his mother, Gayle Hanayo Cuizon of Omao, Kauai; brother, Beau Gene Cuizon of Honolulu, Oahu; and sister, Beth Feliza (James Donaldson) Cuizon of Nelson, New Zealand. In addition, there are numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and life-long friends, workmates and mentors.

Memorial services for Marc will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (meeting rooms) Restaurant. Visitation with family and close friends begins at 5 p.m. followed by services at 5:30 p.m., Father Kevin Dilworth, officiant.

A celebratory program to honor Marc will be followed with dinner and fellowship to conclude the evening. Please feel free to call (808)631-1129 should there be any questions.

Whitney and Murphy Funeral Home in Phoenix, Arizona, is graciously assisting the family.

Peter Allen Tegan

Peter Allen Tegan, 73, of Lihue, passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Dec. 19, 2018. He was born in Everett, Massachusetts, on Dec. 18, 1945, and was the owner of Prosser Realty, Inc.

Peter was preceded in death by his parents, John and Frances Tegan, beloved brothers Richard and Charles (Chuck), by his sweet Aunt Dorothy, by loving sister-in-law Lorraine, dear brother-in-law Mike Foster of Phoenix, and by stepdaughter Mary Kay Wilber.

Peter is survived by his wife, Linda Lach of Lihue, beloved brother John of Boston, dearest sister-in-law Jane of Mansfield, Massachusetts, many wonderful nieces and nephews and their spouses, partners and children, son Tim (Marci) Lach of Kapaa, granddaughter Chelsea Lach of Florida, grandson Tim (Trish) Wilber of South Carolina and their children, loving sister-in-law Claire Foster of California, and dear brother-in-law Ralph (P.J.) Foster of South Carolina. He also leaves behind large groups of friends, in California, Hawaii and all over the country.

Peter requested no formal services be held. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the family.

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