Obituaries for Saturday, May 4, 2019

Shirley J. Ablondi

Shirley J. Ablondi, 87, passed away on April 14, 2019, at her home. She was born on July 15, 1931, in New Haven, Connecticut.

She was preceded in death by husband Raymond Ablondi.

She is survived by son Chip Ablondi of South Carolina, daughters Chris Carlson of Kauai and Lynn Ablondi of Kauai, brother Fred Mullen of Maine, sister Linda Mullen of Florida, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services were held.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Isami Kawamura

Isami Kawamura, 95, of Koloa, passed away on April 4, 2019, at his home in Koloa. He was born on July 3, 1923, in Wahiawa, Kauai.

He was preceded in death by wife Takako Kawamura.

He is survived by son George (Elizabeth) Kawamura of Kalaheo, daughters Florence Kawamura of Koloa, Bobbie Kawamura of Honolulu and Jane (Calvin) Muraoka of Hanapepe, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sister Fusae Yamamoto of Hanapepe, sister-in-law Janet Kawamura of Honolulu, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private services were held.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Kathleen Correia Oyama

Kathleen Correia Oyama of Lihue passed away on April 11, 2019, at the age of 62.

She worked in retail at Ace Hardware, and prior to that she and husband James Oyama owned Daylight Donuts for many years.

She was preceded in death by husband James Oyama, and parents Vivian and Domingo Hidaro and Albert Correia.

She is survived by children Brandee (Brian) Holt of Kalaheo, Brennen (Giselle) Bucao of Lihue, Blain (Kim) Bucao of Kapaa, James “Jimmy Boy” (Lynn) Oyama of Kapaa, Deedee Ibaan of Kodiak, Alaska, Dennis Oyama of San Diego, Malcom Oyama of Kodiak, Alaska, Garrett (Thelma Ramos) Oyama Sr. of Kekaha and Ruby (David) Ishida of Kapaa, 27 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, siblings Suzette Halmos, Greg Correia, Lynette Hidaro, Natalie Correia, Desiree Hidaro and Clinton Hidaro, all of Oahu, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private scattering of ashes will be held at a later date.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Erminia ‘Mining’ ‘Sally’ Tabac Villa

Erminia “Mining” “Sally” Tabac Villa, 91, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Wamil RACCP Family Foster Home in Honokaa. Formerly of Kauai and Honolulu, she was born in Puunene, Maui and raised in Paauhau, and was a housewife and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 11, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa at 45-5028 Plumeria Street from 9 to 10 a.m., with a memorial Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m.

The family requests casual attire and that flowers be omitted. Burial will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Cemetery.

She is survived by stepsons Ronald Villa of Seattle and Rodney Villa of San Francisco, stepdaughter Diane Venturi of Atlanta, brothers Amador Tabac of Paauhau and James (Sally) Tabac of Kaimuki, Oahu, sisters Rosita “Pat” Ebreo of Paauilo, Beatrice “Betty” Tabac of Kamuela, Anita Tabac-Powers of Honokaa and Marina (Nelson) Silva of Hanamaulu, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephews and cousins.

Janet Hinayo Toyama Naumu

Janet Hinayo Toyama Naumu of Lihue passed away on March 17, 2019, at home. She was born on Nov. 13, 1927, at Kalaheo.

She was preceded in death by husband Wallace Aukai Naumu and son Dwayne Daye Naumu.

She is survived by sons Darryl (Caroline) Naumu and Glenn Naumu, daughter-in-law Ruth Naumu, grandchildren Tiffany, Trisha, Garrett and Krystal Naumu, and great-grandchildren Brenden, Aleajah and Taytra Naumu.

Memorial services will be held on Sunday, May 12, at the Kauai Veterans Center in Lihue at 3 p.m.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

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