Obituaries for Thursday, January 17, 2019

Dolores Dias

Dolores Dias, 87, of Hanamaulu, passed away at Wilcox Medical Center on Dec. 31, 2018. She was born in Lihue on Nov. 2, 1931, and retired as a cocktail waitress with Kauai Surf.

She was preceded in death by husband David Dias Sr., brother Michael Rapozo, sons Robin Dias, Nolan Dias and Wendell Dias, and grandsons Malani Dias and Tyson Dias.

She is survived by sons David Dias Jr. and Samuel (Melissa) Dias, 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, Feb. 1, at Immaculate Conception Church, with visitation from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Kauai Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Toshie Fujita Matsunaga

Toshie Fujita Matsunaga, 87, of Lawai, passed away on Jan. 2, 2019, at Kauai Care Center in Waimea. Born on Nov. 16, 1931, she retired from Kauai Poultry Farm in 1981 and Kukuiula Store in 1984.

She was preceded in death by parents Masajiro and Yorino (Kodama) Fujita, brothers, Masato Fujita, Masaru Fujita and Hitoshi Fujita, and granddaughter Diane Kawakami.

She is survived by husband James Matsunaga of Lawai, sons Wesley Matsunaga, Glenn (Delcie) Matsunaga and Jay (Mindy) Matsunaga, and daughter Linda (Galen) Kawakami, all of Lawai, brother Ernest Shigeo (Olaf) Fujita of Waimea, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at the Hanapepe Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. and services to follow at 2 p.m.

The family requests casual attire and that flowers be omitted.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Jean Marie Bartolo

Jean Marie Bartolo, 50, of Kapaa, passed away on Jan. 9, 2019. She was born in Massachusetts on Oct. 1, 1968, and was manager and part owner of All Kauai Cleaning and Kulana Kokoleka Farm.

She was preceded in death by parents Evelyn Francis Brown and Robert Edward Bany.

She is survived by husband Bob, son Bobby, daughter Sabrina, and stepdaughter Dominique.

A service will take place on Saturday, Jan. 19, St. Michael and Al Angels Church in Lihue beginning at 10 a.m., followed by a celebration of life.

Kauai Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Roberto Damo Badua

Roberto Damo Badua, 85, of Eleele, passed away on Jan. 12, 2019, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital.

Born on June 7, 1933 in San Nicolas, Illocos Norte, Philippines, he was a mill operator and seed cutter.

He was preceded in death by parents Juan and Atilana Badua, and brothers and sisters.

He is survived by wife Benita Badua of Eleele, sons Nathaniel (Cornelia) Badua of Lihue, Moises Badua of Eleele, Rex (Jenneen) Badua of Kekaha and Robert (Jolynn) Badua of Kekaha, daughter Janet (Jose) Rebollar of California, eight grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 9 a.m., where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Fidel Baldonado

Fidel Baldonado, 88, of Kapaa, passed away on Jan. 13, 2018 at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on April 24, 1930, in Kealia, he was a patient medical assistant.

He is survived by brothers Alfredo (Ardelina) Baldonaldo, Marcelo Baldonaldo and Benjamin (Laura) Baldonaldo, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, Jan. 24, at Borthwick Mortuary chapel in Koloa from 6 to 9 p.m., and again on Friday, Jan. 25, at St. Catherine Church in Kapaa from 8 to 9:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

George Huddy Furtado

George Huddy Furtado, 91 of Kapolei, Oahu, passed away at Palolo Hospice in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea on Jan. 13, 1927.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and retired from Pearl Harbor Ship Yard.

He is survived by son George Bertin (Diana) Furtado, five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

A celebration of ;ife will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall in Lihue, with viewing from 9 to 10:45 a.m. and services at 11 a.m.

Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary of Oahu is assisting the family with arrangements.

Dionis ‘Nicia’ Niniau Doronio Bernaldes McGihon

Dionis “Nicia” Niniau Doronio Bernaldes McGihon, 68 of Waimea Valley, Kauai, passed away peacefully at Queen’s Medical Center on Dec. 20, 2018. Born on June 15, 1950 in Waimea, she was a retired school administrative assistant at Waimea High School and spent her retirement years joyfully serving as a regular pioneer with the Kekaha congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

She was preceded in death by father Dionicio Doronio and brothers Carlos Doronio, Agapito Doronio Sr. and Stanywick Yadao.

She is survived by husband James Bernaldes McGihon of Waimea, son Marcus “Kulani” (Ena) Bernaldes of Honolulu, daughters Jacqueline Bernaldes of Waimea, Jamie “Loke” McGihon of Nanakuli and Joycelyn (Marc) Cobb-Adams of Honolulu, mother Becky Niniau Kualu of Kekaha, and hanai son John “Kawika” Wilson of Kapaa, eight grandchildren, brothers Daniel Doronio of Keaau and Reuben (Agnes) Doronio of Kekaha, sisters Amore Camara of Hanapepe, Nora (Cippy) Ragocos of Kekaha and Becky “Honey Bea”(Joseph) Noon of Kentucky, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Kekaha Neighborhood Center lawn, with visitation from 9 a.m. and services to begin at 10:30 a.m. The family suggests aloha attire.

David Wayne Ibsen

David Wayne Ibsen, 54, of Kapaa, passed away on Dec. 19, 2018. He was born in Washington on July 12, 1964, and was a self-employed electrician.

He was preceded in death by father Gerald W. Ibsen.

He is survived by fiance Rose Holthaus, son Daniel Ibsen, mother Janet Skidmore, brothers Ken (Anna) Ibsen and Dean Ibsen, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Lydgate Park, passed the big pavilion at the end of parking lot, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kauai Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Miyuki Maehata

Miyuki Maehata, 96, of Kapaa, passed away on Jan. 10, 2019. She was born in Lihue on Oct. 29, 1922, and worked as a cook at Fairway Restaurant.

She was preceded in death by husband Masaharu Maehata, daughter Yumiko Johnson, sister Haruko Francisco, and brothers Ismo and Yoshi Matsuyama.

She is survived by son Mark Maehata, daughters Lisa M. Nakamura and Kay Mizumoto, five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at Kapaa Hongwanji Mission on Sunday, Jan. 27, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Kauai Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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