Obitauries for Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Duanne Lynn Healani Kubo

Duanne Lynn Healani Kubo, of Wailua Homesteads, passed on Sept. 25, 2019. She was born on Dec. 3, 1960. She was retired.

She is preceded in death by her mother Violet Yong Dok Kubo; father Leslie Levi Sueo Kubo; brother Sanford “Sanny” Wesley Kubo.

She is survived by her daughter Donna Lee “Lezlee” Kainani Kubo (Tommy Kim Castillejos); son Duston Ray Kainalu Kubo (Asha Peahu); sisters, Donna Lee Momilani Lloyd (Gary), Leslie Takasaki (Francis); brother Derwin Leslie Kubo (Jane); grandchildren, Kulani Peahu, Kaiden Ray Kubo, Kyara-Lee Castillejos, Levin Lee Castillejos; nieces and nephews, Kelsi Kubo (Jimmy), Kylie Kubo Labeau (Mark), Jerrilee Bukoski Largusa (Paka), Chevas Takasaki (Mikki), Cody Takasaki (Ehlen), Tia Takasaki (Brenden), Taeani Largusa, Taeden Largusa, Monika Crain Lee, Ella Takasaki; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held at Kapaa Ward I, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church), Kapaa, on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, with visitation from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and services from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Refreshments and pupus will be served following the service in the Church Cultural Hall. Burial will be private.

Oahu Cemetery and Crematory Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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

Teodoro O. “Teddy” “Boy” “Godo” Gorospe Jr. was born on May 15, 1952, at Wilcox 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;brother-in-law Duane Aliveado.

Teddy 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 50 ½ years Deanne Dee Dee Worthington Gorospe of Kapahi; daughter Rynda (Daniel “Danny”) Gorospe-Kaaihue of Kapaa; sons, Dustin Gorospe of Kapahi, Ryan (Delrae “Kaleo”) Gorospe-Keli’ipule’ole of Kapahi; seven grandchildren, Courtney Gorospe, Kalin “Waikaula” (Nissa Raposas) Gorospe-Keli’ipule’ole, Kelsie “Honey-Girl” Gorospe-Keli’ipule’ole, Daniel “Mana Boy” Gorospe-Kaaihue, Makoa Gorospe, Kainalu “Kai Boy” Gorospe-Kaaihue, Kaison “Walea” Gorospe-Keli’ipule’ole; two hanai sons, Kalin Cummings of Kapahi, Kiko Kanealii of Anahola; mother Rose Villanueva-Alviar; brothers, Richard Dale “Sonny” Gorospe (Rubelyn A “Ruby” Tolentino) of Kapaa, Conrado “Dado” (Corazon “Cora”) Gorospe of Kapaa, James “Jimmy” (Sue) Macasio of Seneca, Kansas, Steve Elder of Knoxville, Tennessee, Scott “Scotty” (Cindy) Elder of Knoxville, Tennessee; sisters, Adeline (Howard Toki II) of Lihue, Leonora “Nora” (Michael) Ornellas of Kapaa, Nadeen Aliveado of Wahiwa, Oahu, Norine “Girlie” (John) Goas of Pennsylvania, Denise (Edward “Eddie” Alamillo of Makawao Maui); numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews cousins and friends.

Services for Teddy will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at Saint Catherine’s Church. Visitation will be held 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 Parish Hall behind the church. A scattering of ashes will be held at a later date.

Oahu Cemetery and Crematory Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Albert M Caspillo, Sr.

Albert M Caspillo, Sr., 48 year Fremont, Calif. resident, age 82, died on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. He was born in Kapaa, on Aug. 21, 1937.

Albert is survived by his wife Juanita; his 4 children, Albert, Jr., Julie, Cheryl and David, and their families.

Funeral services will be held starting with the vigil on Monday, Oct. 29, 2019, at 5 p.m. at Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward, Calif. and a High Mass on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, 10 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Fremont, Calif.

Maude Keiko Nalani Shigematsu

Maude Keiko Nalani Shigematsu of Eleele died peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Oct. 4, 2019, at the age of 47. Born May 27, 1972, to Danny and Carol Smith, she was preceded in death by her grandfather Ambrose Smith and grandmother Tsuruko Takamura.

She is survived by her husband Troy Shigematsu; sons, Trysen (Kimrah) Shigematsu Cosier, Theron (Melia Takakusagi), Tevin “Matsu”, Tresten “Maka”, Dylan Balaan; grandmother Yoshie Smith; sister U‘ilani (Nolan “Aba”) Albarado; brother Kawika (Keala Wann) Smith; father-in-law Ricky (Lori-Ann Cabebe) Shigematsu; mother-in-law Winona (Fenton) Lee; sister-in-law Traci (Matt ) Tafiti; brothers-in-law, Kaulana (Allison Tamanaha) Lee, Keilan (Aimee) Shigematsu; nieces, Tavehi and Hina Tafiti, Hali‘a Albarado, and Kilinahe Smith; nephews, Teva and Tautua Tafiti.

She worked as a Special Education Teacher at Waimea High School.

A Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at the Kekaha Boat House. Viewing will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. service at 11 a.m. The family request casual attire and wear the color blue. Flowers and leis are welcomed.

Jane Natsuyo Rabot

Jane Natsuyo Rabot passed away at Straub Hospital on Oct. 13, 2019, at the age of 88. She was born on June 3, 1931, in Kapaa. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her son Edward (Daisy) Rabot of Hanamaulu; daughters, Celestine Bacio of Kapahi, Dawn Rabot of Kapahi, Charmaine (James) Penney of Fremont, Calif.; grandchildren, Paul Bacio Jr., James Bacio, Christopher Bacio, Shawn Bacio, Jarret Berlarmino, Remus Felipe, Eric Rabot, Jordan Rabot, Bryson Corpuz; 2 great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Nonaka of Hanapepe, Afton Camat of Wailua Houselots, Gladys Iha of Kapaa; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held on Nov. 2, 2019, at Aloha Assembly of God in Lihue (across from Burger King) with visitation from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and service at 10:30 a.m. Burial at Kapaa Public Cemetery. Family suggests casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Arrangements provided by Garden Island Mortuary.

Mervyn Tadashi Kimura

Mervyn Tadashi Kimura, 72, of Kalaheo, passed away at home on Oct. 19, 2019. He was born in Hanapepe, on June 2, 1947, and upon his professional retirement he worked with his wife at their family owned business, Kalaheo Flowers and Gardens.

Preceded in death by his first wife Karen Cluff Kimura; parents Norman and Yaeko Kimura.

Mervyn is survived by his wife Carol Kimura; children, Jamiee (Yu) Ohki, Julie (Jarom) Brizzee, Brandon Kimura, Benjamin Kimura; 5 grandchildren, Caryn Ohki, Mari Brizzee, Maile Ohki, Ison Ohki, Luke Brizzee; sister Jan Humber; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at The Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Kalaheo Ward with viewing from 9 a.m. and services celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Dwayne Linn ‘Manny’ Fernandez

Dwayne Linn “Manny” Fernandez, age 67, of Kekaha passed away on October 5th, 2019. Dwayne was born September 11th, 1952 in Honolulu, Oahu to Andres and Winona. He began his career at PMRF Barking Sands Naval Base with Crash Fire Rescue as a firefighter.

Dwayne is survived by his wife Kim (Ryan) 2 daughters Ryann Mailani (Aaron) and Paige Keana, his 2 grandchildren, Tyson Vaika, 8 (Mailani) & Khloe Amaya, 3 (Paige), his mother, Winona (Robert), sister Gigi (Charlie), sister Stacey (Steven), nephew Kiv (Rivera), niece Kira (Rivera), nephew Chase (Bohn), niece Kaylee (Fernandez), niece La’akela (Fernandez) uncle Pelane (Fernandez), countless family members of the Fernandez Clan, an immeasurable amount of friends, softball teammates, and many more.

Dwayne was preceded in passing by his father, Andy, sister, Maynette and brother, Kiley.

Please join us in honoring and celebrating Dwayne’s remarkable life on

Saturday, November 9th at St. Raphael Church, 3011 Hapa Rd, in Koloa. Visitation will be from 8:15am-9:45am, with Mass at 10:00am and Ohana style lunch to follow.

The family graciously requests casual or Aloha attire and no flowers please, however, fresh leis are welcome.


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