Obituaries for Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Mark Funamura

Beloved son, Mark, June 15, 1963 – April 2, 2021, passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital.

Mark was predeceased by mother Barbara, brothers, Stanley and Chip.

Mark is survived by his father Dan, sister Joni Funamura-Sasil and niece, Justice Funamura-Sasil.

A private service will be held at a later date. The family requests no koden.

Arrangements assisted by Garden Island Mortuary

Pedro ‘Pete’ Camalliri

Pedro “Pete” Camalliri, 91, passed away on March 12, 2021, at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital in Kapa‘a. He was born on Feb. 5, 1930, in Kawaihau, and worked at Kaua‘i Beach Boy Hotel.

Pete was preceded in death by his parents Vicente and Elena Camalliri, sisters Dolores (Modesto) Panis, Trinidad (Maximo) Ephan and brother, Sergio Camalliri.

Pete is survived by his wife Flora Camalliri, children Patricia “Momi” (Russell) Yamashiro, Josephine “Jo” (Tod) Okuno, Peter “Pedong” Camalliri, Anthony “Kalama” (Lisa) Camalliri, Catherine Loo, Maile (Destry) Langtad, 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services will be held on April 10, 2021. Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Church at 10 a.m., a viewing at Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by burial at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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

Mary Lou K. Kanahele

Mary Lou K. Kanahele passed away on March 28, 2021, at the age of 59, in Waimea. She was born on Jan. 11, 1962, in Pu‘uwai, Ni‘ihau. She was a wife and mom.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband Mr. Kanahele.

Mary Lou is survived by her sons Wilson (Kalei) Kanahele of Anahola, Kauilikeole Kelley of Beauty, Kahelelani, Love Hoomaikai Kelley of Pu‘uwai, Ni‘ihau, Keith Earl Adams of Kaumaukani, Dallas (Chelsea) Kelley of Lihu‘e, daughters Chelsea (Billy) Niau of Pu‘uwai, Ni‘ihau, Shannon (Pila) Latu of Kekaha, Cheyenne (Mira) Kanahele of Kekaha, Kapuaonaona Dolly Roback of Ewa Beach, O‘ahu, Courtney (Gabriel) Kanahele of Makaweli, 23 grandchildren, brothers Lindsay (Margaret) Kelley of Makaweli, Cliffton (Gloria) Kelley of Kekaha, Maynard Kelley of Kekaha, Kuulei (Kanani) Beniamina of Makaweli, sisters Lulubelle Kelley of Pu‘uwai, Ni‘ihau, May Gallion of Makaweli, Eliza (Kekoa) Roback of Ewa, O‘ahu, Lindy Kaanoi Kanahele of Kekaha, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A private service will be held.

Arrangements assisted by Garden Island Mortuary

Bernice Juanita Naleiekolukananiokauai Kualu Ragragola

Bernice Juanita Naleiekolukananiokauai Kualu Ragragola of Kekaha, was born on Jan. 20, 1931, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2021, at KVMH at the age of 90. She was a retired Janitor at PMRF. She was the last of her siblings.

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents Helen and William Haupu Kualu, husband Teofilo Ragragola, daughter Diane Keller, son Albert Ragragola, grandchildren John-Antony Ragragola, Rodrick Hubert, Jr., Resa Keller, brothers William Yadao, Stanley Yadao, Stanwick Yadao, sisters Becky Doronio, Agnes Mahinai, Grace “Nene” Hislop, Evelyn “Kanae” Olores and Helen “Lahapa” Dotimas.

Bernice is survived by her daughter Carmen (Alvin) Arashiro of Kekaha, sons Antonio “Blue” (Mila) Ragragola of Kekaha, Timoteo “Timmy” (Norma) Ragragola of Kekaha, Arnold (Kathy) Ragragola of Hanapepe, son-in-Law Nelson Keller of Waimea, 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-children, numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be on Friday, April 30, 2021, at the Garden Island Mortuary in Lawa‘i with viewing from 8 a.m. Service to follow at 10 a.m. Due to COVID-19, social distancing and masks are required.

Arrangements assisted by Garden Island Mortuary

Archie Mariano Fontanilla

Archie Mariano Fontanilla, 80, of Kaumakani, passed away at home on Oct. 12, 2020. He was born in Urdanita Pangasinan, Philippines on Oct. 22, 1939, and retired from Olokele Sugar Company-Gay and Robinson as Maintenance Shop Superintendent.

Archie was preceded in death by his parents Catalino and Agatona Fontanilla, daughter Marissa Gonsalves, son-in-law Darren Gonsalves, great-granddaughter Miya Gonsalves, daughter-in-law Melba Fontanilla, brother Chris, sister-in-law Jan Fontanilla, brother Rod Fontanilla and sister-in-law Elaine Fontanilla.

Archie is survived by his wife Alice Barretto Fontanilla of Kauamakani, daughter Mariya (Edwin) Laguatan of O‘ahu, son Marik (Teri Clemente) Fontanilla of Maui, adopted son Dustin (Jessica) Fontanilla of Hanapepe, stepchildren Roxanne (Timmy) Relacion, Radford Mande, Gail Mande, Ivan Mande, grandchildren Elyse (Tommy) Navalta, Erik Laguatan, Eddie Laguatan, Jared Gonsalves, Ashley (Jon) Fernandez, Shelby Fontanilla, Peyton Fontanilla, Ally Fontanilla, great-grandchildren Canaan Navalta, Noah Navalta, Davin Gonsalves, Marley Gonsalves, Taty Fernandez, Jaden Fernandez, Kaimana Fernandez, brother Joe (Nancy) Fontanilla of Lawai and brother Gus Fontanilla of Kalaheo.

A private funeral service was held.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary and Holy Cross Church assisted the family with the arrangements.

Isidro ‘Sid’ Y. Belmonte Jr.

Isidro “Sid” Y. Belmonte Jr., 70, of Kilauea, passed away at his home on March 27, 2021. He was born on July 20, 1950, in Lihu‘e. He retired from Office Max formerly known as Hopaco as a Logistics Manager.

Sid was preceded in death by father Isidro “Ising” Sison Belmonte Sr., mother Esmenia “Essie” Edica Belmonte, brothers Andrew and Patrick Belmonte.

Sid is survived by daughters Maile (Dustin) Alfiler, Pualani Belmonte (Herman “Ekolu” Chong III), Cheryl (Franklin) Cummings, Brandie (Ross) Pimental, son Aaron Belmonte (Whitney) all of Kapahi. Grandchildren Kekoa, Chelsey, Trestin, Kystin, Ashley, Cortney, Kayla, Teiven, Zavier, Aliyah, Makana and Triton. Great-grandchildren Kaikoa, Keli‘ikoa, Colbey, Corissa, Rhiley, Blake and Paisley, brother Eric (Crystal) Belmonte. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many close loving, long time family friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Kilauea at 8:30 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. The family suggests casual attire.


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