Obituaries for Sunday, October 4, 2020

Flordeliza Dela Cruz Garcia

Flordeliza Dela Cruz Garcia, 80 of Pearl City, O‘ahu, passed away on Aug. 4, 2020, in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

She is survived by sons Alfred (Sheila) Ringor and Renald (Dina) Ringor, daughters Christina (Lawrence Hall) Boyce, Emelita Ringor and Jocelyn (Michael) Rodriguez, brothers Rodolfo (Constanza) Garcia, Robert Garcia Sr., Samson (Evelyn) Garcia, Andres (Margie) Garcia and Gene (Alma) Garcia, 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary on O‘ahu.

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Evarista Cadiz Sagisi

Evarista Cadiz Sagisi, 81, of Lihu‘e, passed away at Garden Isle Health Care & Rehabilitation on Sept. 20, 2020. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on Oct. 26, 1938, and retired as a laundry attendant with Up to Date Cleaners.

She was was preceded in death by husbands Eustaquio Ramil and Justo Sagisi and six siblings.

She is survived by daughter Virgie (Robert) Liberato, grandchildren Boyet Parras, Rochelle Parras, Bryant Liberato, Chelsea (John) Aspree and Kimberly (Jesse) Kaho‘onei, siblings Rosalino (Bibiana) Cadiz, Dominador (Maria) Cadiz, Maria (Victor) Acojido and Josefina (Marcelino) Dela Cruz, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life is Saturday, Oct. 17, at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 9:30 a.m. and Mass at 10 a.m.

Face masks and social distancing will be observed.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Ruby Verlene Dawson

Ruby Verlene Dawson, of Kalaheo, passed away at the home of her sister Joyce Caldwell in Rocklin, California, on Sept. 19, 2020.

She was born in Arkansas on Sept. 2, 1943, to Voyd and Ruby Caldwell. The family moved to California when she was in kindergarten, and after graduating High School in Fortuna, California, she attended dental college in San Francisco, where she met her husband Jim Dawson, who was serving in the Navy at the time.

After finishing school, they moved to Colorado, where Jim was from, and married. Jim’s work took them to Lompoc, California, where their son Randy was born. After the Navy, Jim’s consulting work took them to O‘ahu, where their daughter Teresa was born, and soon thereafter to Kaua‘i, where they remained for over 50 years.

Jim continued his consulting career with U.S. Navy Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands, and Verlene worked in a dental office and later managed the Kiahuna tennis facility until they both retired. She had an active social life, which included playing tennis and golf, competing in league tennis and golf tournaments, attending full moon parties at Po‘ipu Beach and dining out with her bevy of friends and family. She loved her children, granddaughters, great-grandchildren and family dearly.

She was preceded in death by parents, husband and daughter Teresa (Herb) Thompson.

She is survived by son Randall (Mary Kelly) Dawson of Monument, Colorado, granddaughters Danika (Mateo) Jaramillo of Queen Creek, Arizona and Kierra Thompson of Kaimuki, O‘ahu, two great-grandchildren, brother Chuck Caldwell of Lake Havasu, Arizona and sister Joyce Caldwell of Rocklin, California.

No services are planned.

Leonarda Valiente Cadiz

Leonarda Valiente Cadiz, of Kapa‘a, passed away on Sept. 12, 2020, at Wilcox Medical Center, at the age of 85. She was born in Isabela, Philippines, on Nov. 26, 1934. She was a retired housekeeper at Coco Palms Resort.

She was preceded in death by parents Amadeo and Alejandra Valiente, husband Josue Cadiz, sister-in-law Emilia Galiza and daughter-in-law Marilyn Cadiz.

She is survived by daughters Leonila (Ernie) Basconcillo and Florencia (Irwin) Nakamura, sons Leo (Florence) Cadiz and Alex (Laura) Cadiz, sister-in-law Andrea Garcia, grandchildren Janice, Ernette, Lea, Lenny, Liane, Lindsey, Jasmine and Jamie, and great-grandchildren Jaydalyn, Evan, Emily and Brielle.

Friends may visit the family at Aloha Church in Lihu‘e on Saturday, Oct. 10, with visitation from 8:30 a.m. and service at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens.

Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Francis ‘Rusty’ Hutchinson

Francis “Rusty” Hutchinson passed away on Aug. 8, 2020, in Sacramento, California, at the age of 74, due to complications from multiple myeloma. Born in Cushing, Oklahoma, he grew up in California, graduated from San Jose State University and became a high school band director in the Tahoe area and, later, a realtor in Los Osos, San Diego and Hawai‘i. He lived on the south side of Kaua‘i for over 20 years, where he loved coaching American Youth Soccer Organization teams at the elementary through high-school levels.

He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Susan, children Matthew Hutchinson of Los Angeles, Colleen Franklin of Mount Hermon, California, Jessica Hutchinson of Sydney, Australia, Ben Hutchinson of South Lake Tahoe, California, and Amy Ochenduszko of Vallejo, California, and grandchildren Grace Franklin, Henry Franklin, Sam Hutchinson, Bay Hutchinson, Kaia Hutchinson and Adam Ochenduszko.

Because of his passion for fishing, hiking the high Sierras and camping, a private family memorial is planned in the Lake Tahoe, California, area this month.

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