Obituaries for Friday, November 22, 2020

Jeriann Perez Galiza

Jeriann Perez Galiza, 25, of Lihu‘e, passed away at Wilcox Medical Center on Nov. 4, 2020. She was born in Manila, Philippines, on Sept. 23, 1995, and was a graduate of Kaua‘i High School Class of 2013.

She was preceded in death by paternal grandfather Pedro Galiza Sr., maternal grandparents Jimmy and Primitiva Perez, and Aunty Cynthia Gali.

She is survived by parents Jel “Lito” Galiza and Rica Perez, sister Tracy Ann (Tyler) Clasen of Japan, nephew Oliver Clasen, paternal grandmother Rosita Galiza, and numerous uncles, aunties and cousins.

A celebration of life is Monday, Nov. 23, at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, with visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. A private prayer service and burial will be held for family members only at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens.

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

Eduardo Jimenez Lagundino

Eduardo Jimenez Lagundino, of Waimea, passed away at the age of 71, on Nov. 5, 2020. He was born on May 17, 1949, in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was a retired field hand with Kekaha Sugar Company and Gay & Robinson.

He was preceded in death by parents Santos and Benita Lagundino and brother Holofernes Lagundino.

He is survived by wife Mariana Lagundino of Waimea, brother Ferdinand (Antonia) Lagundino Sr. of ‘Ele‘ele, sister-in-law Orafil Lagundino of Las Vegas, son Ediemar (Cristy) Lagundino of Waimea, daughters Edna (Sky) Lagundino of Hanapepe, Emmaline (Joeben) Lagundino of Koloa and Emarina Lagundino of Waimea, grandchildren Siera (Ethan) Alaibilla-Lagundino of Hanapepe, Racyn (Mai) Ruiz of Waimea, Tiara (Josh) Ruiz of Waimea, Jaedin Lagundino of Lawa‘i, Jonas Villanueva of Koloa, Erik Lagundino of Lawa‘i and Kyara Ruiz of Waimea, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

A private celebration of life is Friday, Dec. 4, from 10 to 11 a.m. Friends and extended family may visit from 11 a.m. to noon at the Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary. Burial will follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, limited seating will be available and social distancing and face masks will be required.

Marcelia ‘Marcy’ Campos Mendonca

Marcelia “Marcy” Campos Mendonca, of Makaweli, passed away in her home at the age of 81 on Nov. 9, 2020. She earned her bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls, and was a retired Head Start teacher. She was born on May 16, 1939, in the Philippines.

She was preceded in death by husband Nelson Mendonca, and parents Francisco Sr. and Clarita Campos.

She is survived by siblings Rudy (Cathy) Campos of California, Fely (Daryll) DeMent of Kaua‘i and Francisco Campos Jr. of Kaua‘i, children Stacy (Manuel Jr.) Manzo of Kaua‘i, David Tayco of California, Sean (Colleen Ford) Tayco of California, Dana (Sandee) Tayco of California, Patrick (Venus) Tayco of California, Debbie (Robert) Hollyer of Washington and Rhonda (Eric) Wilmurt of California, grandchildren Wesley (Ligaya) Keen, Lauren (Robert Lee Parish III) Keen, Howie Manzo, Reyna Manzo, Megan Tayco, Denis Tayco, Aryka (Jeremy) Martini, Sean (Tristen) Tayco, Brandon Tayco, Saijeah Kashiwabara, Austin Ford, Colten Ford, Dana Tayco Jr., Danielle (Miguel) Arreola, Madison Tayco, Kelsey Tayco, Logan Tayco, Palani Mendonca, Savannah Mendonca, Atiya Hollyer, Gavin Hollyer, Jordan Box, Kira Wilmut and Adison Wilmurt, and great-grandchildren Thalia Yim, Westyn Keen, Amillia Keen, Hunter Keen, Case Martini, Manhanttan Martini, Abram Martini, Kingston Tayco, Story Tayco, Aaliyah Tayco and Kalani Tayco.

Friends are invited to visit with the family on Friday, Nov. 20, at the Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawa‘i. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Services on Saturday, Nov. 21, will start at 9:30 a.m. at St. Theresa Church in Kekaha, and burial will follow at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

Gregorio Sadora

Gregorio Sadora, 90, of Wailua Homesteads, passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 3, 2020. He was born on Dec. 9, 1929, in Kahuku, O‘ahu. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Korea.

He was preceded in death by son N. Kalani Sadora, brother-in-law Bill Ancheta, parents Loreto and Maxima Sadorra and in-laws Eusebio and Estefania Afaga.

He is survived by wife Goni Sadora, children Cheryl (Glenn) Belisle, Gregory (Nani) Sadora and Stephanie (Stacy) Iwasaki, grandchildren Shaunte Sadora, Shyanne Sadora, Kai‘ea Iwasaki, Kanoa Iwasaki, Keala Iwasaki and Skyler Sadora, sisters Connie Ancheta and Becky (Roger) Ancheta, brother Herman (Virgie) Sadorra, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 28, with viewing from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

A Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be held at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe at 1 p.m. Masks and social distancing are required.


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