Obituaries for Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Isidro “Sid” Yadao Belmonte, Jr.

Isidro “Sid” Yadao 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 his father Isidro “Ising” Sison Belmonte, Sr., mother Esmenia “Essie” Edica Belmonte, and brothers Andrew and Patrick Belmonte.

He is survived by his children Maile (Dustin) Alfiler, Pualani Belmonte (Herman “Ekolu” Chong III), Cheryl (Franklin) Cummings, Brandie (Ross) Pimental & Aaron (Whitney) Belmonte, all of Kapahi, grandchildren Kekoa, Chelsey, Trestin, Kystin, Ashley, Courtney, Kayla, Teiven, Zavier, Aliyah, Makana, Triton, great-grandchildren Kaikoa, Keli’ikoa, Colbey, Corissa, Rhiley, Blake, Paisley, brother Eric (Cyrstal) Belmonte, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many more 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., Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. The family suggests casual attire.

Mahalo to the compassionate staff at Kauai Hospice and Garden Island Mortuary who assisted the family with arrangements.

Quinsiann Wai‘ale‘ale Laborte

Quinsiann Wai’ale’ale Laborte passed away on May 7, 2020, in Kalaheo, at the age of 45. She was born on June 5, 1974. She was an employee with Hawaiian Airlines.

Quinsiann was preceded in death by her father Richard J. Quinsaat.

Quinsiann is survived by her husband Fred D. Laborte, sons Trystan “Kalei” Quinsaat of Honolulu, Bronson “Ola” Laborte of Kaua‘i, Donovan K. Laborte of Kaua‘i, daughter Zymri P. Laborte of Kaua‘i, mother Sandra P. Quinsaat of Kaua‘i, brother RJ Quinsaat of Kaua‘i, sister Kasandra I. Quinsaat of Kaua‘i, numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be at the Kukuiula Harbor pavilion on Saturday, May 8, 2021. Pass through visit with the family at 11:30 a.m. Casual attire suggested. Flowers omitted. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, face masks and social distancing are required.

Reinhold “Ronnie” Cremer Sr.

Reinhold “Ronnie” Cremer Sr. born on June 13, 1944, in Waimea passed away on March 28, 2021, at his home in Lihue at the age of 76.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his wife Daphne K. Cremer, son Richard K. Cremer, grandson Christopher Cremer, sisters Lorraine Medeiros, Jeanette Tu and brother Robert Cremer Sr.

Ronnie is survived by his daughters Doreen (Glenn) Gomes of Lihu‘e, Kanani (Kela) Kawamura of Anahola, sons David (Denise) Cremer of Puhi, Reinhold (Elmer) Cremer Jr. of Maui, Shawn Cremer of O‘ahu, sisters Marian Lizama of Kapa‘a, Elizabeth Owen of Texas, Loretta Johnson of Texas, Berna Reynolds of Texas, brothers Edward Cremer of Puhi, Eric Cremer of Lihu‘e, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Sunday April 25, 2021, at Garden Island Mortuary in Lawai with visiting from 2 to 2:30 p.m. memorial service to follow.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Moses Ho Jr.

Moses Ho Jr passed away on March 26, 2021, at the age of 57, in Kailua.

Moses was preceded in death by father Moses Ho Sr (Koko).

Moses is survived by his mother Virgie Ho, wife Jennifer Ho, children Holly Ho, Nakoa Ho, Bashia Ho, Moses Ho lll (Moki), grandchildren Jullianna, Kahilei, Camren, sisters Karla, Leihua and Crystal.

There will be a celebration of life held on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Tahiti Nui. Paddle out to follow.

Minnie R. Freitas

Minnie R. Freitas, born on Aug. 22, 1926, passed away on April 9, 2021. She was a Homemaker.

Minnie was preceded in death by her husband John Freitas, brothers Joseph Rita, John Rita, Manuel Rita, Frank Rita, Tony Rita, sisters Helen Rauch, Mary Gomez, Francis Phelan, Elizabeth Marques, Rose Ventura.

Minne is survived by her daughter Marylyn (Ernest) Rapozo of Makaweli, grandchildren Mark Rapozo (Vangie Parinas), Roy (Shasta) Rapozo, Cathy (Thomas) Labonon, great-grandchildren Sharay Rapozo, Misty Rapozo, Riley Rapozo, Kaya Labonon, Karli Labanon, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A private service was held.

Arrangements assisted by Garden Island Mortuary.

Edie ‘Eddison’ Sallotan Bucao

Edie “Eddison” Sallotan Bucao, 59, of Hanama‘ulu passed away on March 29, 2021, on O‘ahu. He was born on Jan. 10, 1962, in Davila Pasuquin, Illocos Norte and worked on Kaua‘i as housekeeper at Hyatt Regency Kaua‘i and as a food stocker at Safeway.

Eddison was preceded in death by his parents Mariano and Violeta Bucao.

Eddison is survived by his wife Lilia Bucao, his children Jason and Jenny Lynn Bucao, sisters Nori (Nestor) Laciste, Precy (James) Bucao, Dally (Hermogenes Jr) Lapurga, Lerma (Reynante) Moravek, brothers Edmar (Marlyn) Bucao and Efren (Glenda) Bucao.

A Celebration of his Life will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, with a viewing at 11 a.m. to be held at Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, followed by burial at 1:30 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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

Yoshio Awakuni

Yoshio Awakuni, 97, of Wailua Houselots, passed away on Feb. 10, 2021. He was born in Haiku, Maui on Nov. 7, 1923, and retired from the County of Kaua‘i, Department of Water.

Yoshio was preceded in death by his wife Bessie Awakuni.

Yoshio is survived by his three children Colleen Morita, Ivy (Peter) Yagi, Russell (Jenny) Awakuni, 7 grandchildren, Nicole (Ryan) Higa, Riley “Kalani” Morita, Layne (Kana Sakai) Morita, Ryan Yagi, Christopher Yagi, Noelle (Kelvin) Ogata, Eron (Amanda) Awakuni, three great-grandchildren Kai Awakuni, Max Awakuni, Hallie Awakuni, brothers Shigeru Awakuni, Shikisei (Yoshiko) Awakuni, numerous nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


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