Obituaries for Sunday, December 6, 2020

John Ogden Tallackson

John Ogden Tallackson of Koloa passed away on Nov. 25, 2020, in Lihu‘e. He was born on July 8, 1930, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and was a high school teacher.

He was preceded in death by wives Linda Tallackson and Marie Cameron, son Michael Tallackson, daughter Stephanie Melendez and partner Carol Hochfelson.

He is survived by daughters Christina Haugh and Kelly McGregor, son Thomas Barstaad, stepsons Chris Cline, Steven and Allen Hochfelson, stepdaughters Valerie Willingham and Gayle Cameron, grandchildren Kendra, Dylan, Taylor, Brandon, Devin, Gaylan, Sarah, Josh, Jordan, Aunna, Jason and Brittany, and 14 great-grandchildren.

He taught social studies at Kapa‘a High School and Highlands Intermediate on O‘ahu. After retiring from teaching he and his partner, Carol, managed a booth at the Aloha Swap Meet on O‘ahu.

He returned to his favorite island, Kaua‘i, and enjoyed excellent care at Hale Kapuna Heritage Home. He is remembered as a kind and highly intelligent man with a quirky sense of humor.

Rodney Delanoza

Rodney Delanoza, 65, of Kekaha, passed away from COVID-19 in Reno, Nevada, on Nov. 19, 2020.

Born in Waimea on Jan. 11, 1955, he was a graduate of Waimea High School Class of 1973 and Kapi‘olani Community College’s culinary program.

He was preceded in death by father Bicente Delanoza, paternal grandfather Segundo Delanoza and grandmother Baleriana Delanoza Legaspi, maternal grandfather Willie Yuen Sam Fong and grandmother Margaret Fellez Sam Fong.

He is survived by mother Genevieve Delanoza of Kekaha, life partner of three years Rick Jordan of Reno, Nevada, sister Gwendolyn Delanoza of Kekaha, brothers Alan Delanoza of Los Angeles, Derek Delanoza of Honolulu and Chad (Mary) Delanoza of Kekaha, nieces Alicia (Scotty Rita) Vea of ‘Ele‘ele, Alison (Tolay) Vea of Kekaha, Puna (Tawnya) Vea of Lihu‘e and Chaslee (Talon Abat) Delanoza of Waimea, nephews Dalen Delanoza and Noah Delanoza of Kekaha, grand-nieces Kalee Games Vea of Kekaha, Alia Lazaro of Kekaha and Cailey Delanoza Vea and Caiya Abat of Waimea, grand-nephews Kalen Kamalu Vea Games of Waimea, Anson Lazaro and Brett Kamakana Vea Santiago of Kekaha.

He recently retired from United Airlines after 15 year of service as a flight attendant based out of San Francisco. It was the perfect job for him to see the world and serve many Lihu‘e passengers bound for San Francisco and beyond. A few years ago, he had the pleasure of taking his mother to Sydney Australia for her birthday.

Funeral services are pending due to travel restrictions. Stay safe, practice social distancing and please wear a mask.

Shawn Patrick Hada

Shawn Patrick Hada, 59, of Kapa‘a, passed away at Wilcox Medical Center in Lihu‘e on Nov. 21, 2020. He was born Sept. 28, 1961, in Lihu‘e and was the owner of C&S Glass and Screen.

He was preceded in death by father Juneji Christopher Hada.

He is survived by mother Eleanor Hada of Wailua, daughters Chastity Hada and Samantha (Erick) Sasan, grandchildren Hunter Kostjuk, Ryken Wong and Rylen Wong, sister Zibeth Hada of Wailua, brother Jay (Jacqueline) Hada of Guam, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services will be held by the family.

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

Milton ‘Kalani’ Carter

Milton “Kalani” Carter of Kalaheo passed away on Nov. 6, 2020 at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 50.

He was born on Feb, 26, 1970, in Lihu‘e.

He was preceded in death by father Raginald “Bud” Carter, and sister Toni Carter.

He is survived by mother Margie Carter of Kalaheo, brother Steve (Mari) Carter of Kalaheo, daughters Brittney Carter of Elizabethtown, Kentucky and Karlee Carter of Kalaheo, and caregiver Roxy Yong of Waimea.

Private services were held.

Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

John Richey McIntyre

John Richey McIntyre, 70, of Lihu‘e, passed away at Regency at Puakea on Nov. 26, 2020.

He was born in Michigan on July 13, 1950, and was employed as operations manager with Kaua‘i Sea Tours and Kaua‘i Nursery & Landscaping.

He is survived by daughter Shannon McIntyre-King (Vance) Swallow of West Virginia, grandson Kingston Swallow and devoted domestic partner Sue Coan.

Sharing of memories will be via Zoom, with date and time to be announced.

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


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