Obituaries for Sunday, December 30, 2018

Elisa A. Bodano

Elisa A. Bodano, 78, of Puhi, passed away on Dec. 2, 2018, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on Nov. 10, 1940, in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines, she was a housekeeper at Coco Palms, Outrigger Kiahuna Plantation and Garden Island Inn.

She was preceded in death by husband Alipio Bodano and brother Antonino Arellano.

She is survived by son David (Darlene) Bodano of Hanamaulu, daughters Verna (Richard Leota) Bodano of Anahola, Katherine (Craig) Reiff of New Hampshire, and Marla (Scott) McGurn of Puhi, grandchildren Jamie (Ricardo) Johnson, Brandon (Diona) Borrero, Davin Bodano, Natasha (Tom) Leota, Dannie Bodano, Kaleb McGurn, Kalea McGrun and Hailey Reiff, seven great-grandchildren, sisters Puring Macias of Philippines and Violeta Sta Ana of California, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Jan. 5, at Immaculate Conception Church from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Lihue Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Catalino Garo Domingo Sr.

Catalino Garo Domingo Sr., 92, passed away on Dec. 11, 2018, in the Philippines.

He was preceded in death by wife Carmen Domingo.

He is survived by second wife Nenita Domingo, children Lolita Domingo, Catalino Domingo Jr., Carlina Domingo, Stanley Domingo, Leane Domingo and Sheena Domingo, grandchildren Tissely (Isaac) Hodson, Clanson Concepcion, Gesmine Concepcion, Kristina Paongo, Keysha Alalem, Lanakila Reyes, Isaiah Domingo, Lehxi Corpuz, Laycee Corpuz and Jaselyn Domingo, great-grandchildren Ka‘iulani Durant, Noah Durant, Jordyn Hodson, Mateaki Paongo,Tevita Paongo, Langi Paongo, Lesieli Paongo, Cecilia Paongo and Meletina Luisa Paongo, stepchildren Julie (Tinoy), Jerome (Cristol) and Zedric, Jessa, Jomar, Jane, Yolanda (Willie), Jay-Jay, John-John, Love Joy, AC, Maribel (Robert), Zammire, Linckee, Jona (Emmanuel), Tosca (JR) , Jovenson, Geeneheart, Benimar, Nina, Tan-Tan, Maricel (Jojo), Patrick, Roel (Marilyn), Adrian and Arione.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, at St. Sylvester Church in Kilauea, with vistitation at 9 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m.

Rogelio Pagat Ragasa

Rogelio Pagat Ragasa passed away on Dec. 18, 2018, at the age of 61. He was born on Aug. 4, 1957, in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.

He was preceded in death by father Rosario Ragasa, mother Rosalina Alquiza, brother Charito Ragasa and sister-in-law Yolanda Ragasa.

He is survived by wife Dina Ragasa, ex-wife Vangie Butay, sons Reginald (Joycelyn) Ragasa of Kapaa and Kelly Boy Ragasa of Kekaha, daughter Lorelei Ragasa of Oahu, grandchildren Raiden Ragasa, Leila Ragasa and Kylee Ragasa, brothers Felymar Ragasa of Hanamaulu, Rheme (Cynthia) Ragasa of Puhi, Marfyn (Marilyn) Ragasa of Hanamaulu and Eldegarde (Annabel) Ragasa of Kapaa, sister Rosemarie (Mario) Dulatre of Lihue and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, Jan. 11, at Immaculate Conception Church. Visitation will be held from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m., and services will be held at 10 a.m.

Burial will follow at Lihue Cemetery. Lunch will be served after the burial at Immaculate Conception Church.

The family requests casual attire.

Bradford ‘Brad’ Thomas Scott

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Bradford “Brad” Thomas Scott on Dec. 22, 2018. His remains will be spread in the places he loved most. He will live on in our memories as a funny, creative and gentle lover of music and nature.

He was born in Bad Kreuznach, Germany, on Sept. 7, 1961, to Tom and Bonnie Scott. He was raised in Cincinnati and Middletown, Ohio, before setting off on a life of adventure.

Never one to conform to societal expectations, he traveled with the Grateful Dead, worked a farm in the Arctic Circle, and worked as an observer for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on fishing boats in Alaska and off of the coast of Japan.

In the early ’90s, he moved to the North Shore of Kauai, living on the beach and helping to rebuild homes after Iniki. He loved children and taught at the local school. He got his scuba diving certification and participated in research for the University of Hawaii in Hanalei Bay. Always one with the gift of gab, he also worked for a tourist business hosting trips on the Na Pali Coast. He loved the island and its people and made it his home for the rest of his life.

In 1994 he was in a cycling accident that resulted in a spinal cord injury. His mother moved to Oahu to be with him during his rehab at Queen’s and the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific.

He is survived by his devoted and loving family and friends: father Tom Scott of Middletown, Ohio, sister Kim Scott and her fiancé Fletcher Andrews, sister Gwen Scott, niece Sophia Thomas, and brother-in-spirit Bryce Thomas, all of Seattle. He was preceded in death by his forever committed mother Bonnie Scott of Middletown, Ohio. “Fare you well, fare you well, I love you more than words can tell, Listen to the river sing sweet songs, to rock my soul.”

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

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