Obituaries for Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Mark Adam Dizol

Mark Adam Dizol, 54, of Kalaheo, passed away on Jan. 12, 2019, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on Feb. 17, 1964, in Portland, Maine, Mark retired from the U.S. Army.

He is preceded in death by his father, Fernando Dizol; mother, Shirley A. Ancheta; brother, Alan Dizol, Sr.; sisters, Elizabeth Dizol, Selina Dizol Galvan.

He is survived by his wife, Dawn Dizol of Washington; daughter, Pualani Makamae Dizol of Fort Collins, CO; brothers, Fernando “Sonny” (Francine) Dizol, III, Kauai, James (Zenaida) Dizol of Koloa, Kekoa (Delia) Dizol, Koloa; sisters, Vicki Dizol Mostofo of Colorado Springs, CO, Kawailani (Bruce)Newport-Kilauano of Kekaha, Raylene “Sissy” Kahale of Koloa, Leonora Dizol Kai’aokamalie of Lawai, Andra Ota of Lihue; numerous aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 1 p.m. and services will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Luncheon to follow.

Final resting will be at Kauai Veterans Cemetery at a later date. Family suggests casual attire. Please omit flowers.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted 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 veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a retired patient medical assistant at Maluhia Hospital in Honolulu.

He enjoyed his retirement years as an avid traveler, loved visiting his family in Chicago and participated in many community events with his veteran friends. He loved Kachi Kachi music.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jacinto and Macaria Baldonado; sister-in-law, Perlita Baldonado.

He is survived by brothers, Marcelo Baldonado, Alfredo (Ardelina) Baldonado, and Benjamin (Laura) Baldonado. Beloved uncle to Rozelda Peterson, Gina Baldonado, Brad Baldonado and Mark Baldonado and great uncle to Juliet, Alex, Maya and Justin.

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 9 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

Teresa Annette Floreen Bukoski Morita

Teresa Annette Floreen Bukoski Morita, 62, Koloa, passed away on Jan. 13, 2019, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on Jan. 22, 1956, in Lihue, Teresa was a office assistant with the Workforce Development Services in the American Job center.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Antone Bukoski and Flora Lumacad Bukoski; brothers,Patrick Bukoski, Robert Bukoski and Wayne Paglinawan.

She is survived by her daughter, Westy (Derek) Kessler of Wailua; son, Anthony (Joanie) Morita of Wailua; 8 grandchildren; brothers, Ivan Navarro, Carl Paglinawan, Nolan Paglinawan; sister, Darlene McHenry; numerous uncles, aunties, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa from 9 a.m. and Mass will be at 10 a.m. Inurnment will take place at St. Raphael’s Church cemetery at a later date. The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Florence K. Tamura

Florence K. Tamura, 86, Lihue, passed away on Jan. 10, 2019, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on Oct. 24, 1932, in Wahiawa, New Mill, he worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

He is preceded in death by her parents, Sakuji and Shizue Koga; brother, George Koga.

He is survived by her husband, Robert Tamura of Lihue; son, Gordon (Lisa) Tamura of Lihue; daughters, Tammy Tamura of Lihue, Corliss (Robin) Shimabukuro of Lihue; grandchildren, Kaylee Tamura, Macy Tamura, Kalia Shimabukuro; brother, Robert (Yvonne) Koga of California; sisters, Margaret Makishi of Eleele, Mabel Konishi of Wailua; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Lihue Christian Church from 10 a.m. and services will be celebrated 11 a.m. Family suggests casual attire. Please omit flowers.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

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