Obituaries for Thursday, February 7, 2019

Shime Yamakawa

Shime Yamakawa, 90, of Koloa, passed away on Jan. 28, 2019, at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home.

Born on May 5, 1928, in Waimea, he retired as a factory supervisor at Olokele Sugar Company and also served in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by parents Hisakichi and Shizuyo Kuratani Yamakawa, wife Mitsue Yamakawa, brothers Sueyoshi, Matsumi, Matsuyoshi and Hisashi, sisters Hatsuyo Yamakawa, Hasuko Yamakawa, Mitsuyo Nomi and Umeno Ikari, and grandson Ryan Hajime Yamakawa.

He is survived by son Rodney (Janice) Yamakawa of Honolulu, daughters Lynn (Vernon) Fu of Koloa, Annette (Dave) Printers-Harris of Honolulu and Lorene Yoshimura-Tanigawa of Honolulu, seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren, sisters Patsy Takeno Watanabe and Carole Akiko Yukihiro of Honolulu, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Kauai Veterans Cemetery pavilion in Hanapepe from 10 to 10:45 a.m., where services will be celebrated from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Inurnment will follow.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Dylan-Thomas Pomaikai‘i Dela Cruz

Dylan-Thomas Pomaika‘i Dela Cruz of Lihue passed away on Jan. 15, 2019, at Straub Medical Center in Honolulu.

He was born on Oct. 18, 1994, and was employed at Gaylord’s at Kilohana.

He was preceded in death by grandparents MacArthur Dela Cruz and Jamie Moniz.

He is survived by daughter Teisha Dela Cruz, parents Charlotte (Dennis) Gomez and Doren (Leah) Dela Cruz, sister Kalani Kua‘e Dela Cruz, brother Darren Dela Cruz, half-sister Maileah Moulton Dela Cruz, half-brothers Lucius and Zefiya Moulton Dela Cruz, stepbrothers Nicolai and Kenai Moulton Nakaahiki, grandparents Linda Dela Cruz, Sharon (Larry) Duque, Lolita Moniz and Joseph (Julie) Tabonair, and numerous uncles, aunties and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Aloha Church, with visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and services to follow.

Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Adelaide Marie Perreira Jacintho Ross

Adelaide Marie Perreira Jacintho Ross, 87, of Kalaheo, passed away on Jan. 30, 2019, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on Sept. 16, 1931, in Waimea, she was an administrative secretary.

She was preceded in death by parents John and Theresa Perreira, husband Adam Joseph Jacintho, husband Laurence Matthew Ross, and daughter Gayle Annette Jacintho.

She is survived by sons Wayne (Nancy Dawson) Jacintho and Bruce (Tracie) Jacintho of Kalaheo, daughter Donna (Terry Okuno) Fu of Lawai, seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, brother Norman Perreira of Nevada, sisters Delphine McCormick of Kalaheo and Lillian Jardin of Kalaheo, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo from 8:30 a.m., where services will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Gorgonia Hilario Diego

Gorgonia Hilario Diego, 83, of Princeville, passed away at home on Feb. 4, 2019. She was born in Maan-Anteng, Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on Dec. 9, 1935, and retired as a taro farmer.

She was preceded in death by husband Augustin Diego.

She is survived by sons Augustin Diego and Alex (Sandy) Diego, daughter Glenda Diego, five grandchildren, sisters Marina (Julio) Agacid and Priscilla DeVera, brothers Cosme (Virgie) Hilario, Andy (Liza) Jambaro and Vincente (Mary) Hilario, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, at St. William Church in Hanalei, with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Hanalei Valley Chinese Cemetery.

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

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