Obituary for Sunday, October 20, 2019

Teodoro O. ‘Teddy’ ‘Boy’ ‘Godo’ Gorospe Jr.

Teodoro O. “Teddy” “Boy” “Godo” Gorospe Jr. was born on May 15, 1952, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He passed away on July 8, 2018, at the age of 67 at Queen’s Hospital on Oahu, with his loving wife Dee Dee and sister Nadeen by his side.

He was preceded in death by his father Teodoro O. Gorospe Sr., sister Rose Marie Gorospe, uncle James Alviar, grandma Josephine “Tinang” Villanueva, and brother-in-law Duane Aliveado.

He was a cook at the Coco Palms and Sea Shell Restaurant and retired from Akita Enterprises Ltd. where he was a school bus driver.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50½ years Deanne Dee Dee Worthington Gorospe of Kapahi, daughter Rynda (Daniel “Danny”) Gorospe-Ka‘aihue of Kapaa, sons Dustin Gorospe of Kapahi, Ryan (Delrae “Kaleo”) Gorospe-Keli‘ipule‘ole of Kapahi, grandchildren Courtney Gorospe, Kalin “Waikaula” (Nissa Raposas) Gorospe-Keli‘ipule‘ole, Kelsie “Honey-Girl” Gorospe-Keli‘ipule‘ole, Daniel “Mana Boy” Gorospe-Ka‘aihue, Makoa Gorospe, Kainalu “Kai Boy” Gorospe-Ka‘aihue and Kaison “Walea” Gorospe-Keli‘ipule‘ole, hanai sons Kalin Cummings of Kapahi, Kiko Kaneali‘i of Anahola, mother Rose Villanueva-Alviar, brothers Richard Dale “Sonny” (Rubelyn A. “Ruby” Tolentino) Gorospe of Kapaa, Conrado “Dado” (Corazon “Cora”) Gorospe of Kapaa, James “Jimmy” (Sue) Macasio of Seneca, Kanasas, Steve Elder of Knoxville, Tennessee and Scott “Scotty” (Cindy) Elder of Knoxville, Tennessee, sisters Adeline (Howard Toki II) of Lihue, Leonora “Nora” (Michael) Ornellas of Kapaa, Nadeen Aliveado of Wahiawa, Oahu, Norine “Girlie” (John) Goas of Pennsylvania and Denise (Edward “Eddie”) Alamillo of Makawao, Maui, and numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews cousins and friends.

Services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, at St. Catherine Church, with visitation from 8 to 9:55 a.m. with Mass and services to be held at 10 a.m.

A celebration of life will be held at St. Catherine’s Coyle Hall behind the church. A scattering of ashes will be held at a later date.

Oahu Cemetery and Crematory Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


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