Obituaries for Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Peter N. Taylor, PE, PLS

Peter N. Taylor, PE, PLS, passed away peacefully at his residence in Kalaheo on Sept. 20, 2021, surrounded by family and friends.

He was born in England in 1939 and lived on Kaua‘i for the last 51 years. He retired in January of 2014 from his business, Peter Taylor Engineer & Land Survey Inc.

He is survived by wife Diana of 60 years, and daughters Emma and Helene.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Marian C. Lizama

Marian C. Lizama passed away on Oct. 9, 2021, at the age of 84, in Lihu‘e. She was born on June 8, 1937, on Kaua‘i. She worked for the state Department of Education.

She was preceded in death by husband Leonard Maurice (Buddy) Lizama Sr., parents Reinold and Margaret Cremer, brothers Robert Cremer and Ronnie Cremer, and sisters Lorraine Medeiros and Jeanette Tu.

She is survived by daughters Rhonda K. Lizama of Kaua‘i, Mary (Greg) Sur of Honolulu and Elizabeth Hashitate of Kaua‘i, son Bud (Dori) Lizama of Kaua‘i, 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, brothers Eddie Cremer of Kaua‘i and Eric Cremer of Kaua‘i, sisters Elizabeth Owen of Texas, Loretta Johnson of Texas and Bernadette Reynolds of Texas, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation with the family will be at St. Catherine Church in Kapa‘a on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 9:45, with Mass to follow. The family suggests casual attire and welcomes flowers. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing and face masks are required. All correspondence may be directed to Rhonda Lizama.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

James William Amorin Jr., aka ‘Cashim

James William Amorin, Jr., aka “Cashim,” went to be with his Lord on Sept. 22, 2021, at Queen’s Hospital on O‘ahu, at the age of 86. Born on Dec. 7, 1934, he was from Hanama‘ulu.

He was preceded in death by father James Amorin Sr., mother Beatrice Paul Rayno, stepfather Peter Rayno Sr. and first wife Marie Celades Amorin.

He is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Magdalena “Maggie” Amorin, sister Matilda Joan (Thomas-deceased) Baldovino, brothers Gene (Marilyn “Tootsie”) Rayno and Peter Paul Rayno Jr., and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He went to Hanama’ulu School. He worked at Lihu‘e Plantation as a cane truck driver and Singer Sewing Company as a repairman.

He was with the Hawai’i Army National Guard, and also worked at the original Lihu’e Bowling Alley as a pin boy. He kept himself busy by also being a truck driver at PS&D, and also a vehicle-service attendant at Hertz Rent-A-Car. He was an avid motorbike racer and would often go up Kalepa Mountain before race day to clear the trails and make them safe for the racers.

Services will be held at Immaculate Conception Church on Saturday, Oct. 30. The church will open at 9:30 a.m. with Mass starting promptly at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery.

Bernabe ‘Lino’ Laconsay Catbagan

Bernabe “Lino” Laconsay Catbagan passed away on Oct. 18, 2021, at home in Lubing, San Juan, La Union, Philippines, at the age of 98. He was born on June 11, 1923 in Lubing, San Juan, La Union, Philippines. He was previously employed by Hicks Homes and De Silva Construction.

He was preceded in death by wife Juana Catbagan.

He is survived by sons Mariano (Fely) Catbagan of Kapa‘a, Mamerto (Magdalena) Catbagan of Texas, Mario (Chanel) Catbagan of Kapa‘a, Maximo (Edna) Catbagan of Lihu‘e and Manuel (Marlene) Catbagan of Kapa‘a, daughters Magalina (Henry) Cabading of the Philippines, Marcela (Warlito) Canading of Honolulu, Elina (Ellen) Catbagan of Honolulu, Mila (Augusto) Sajonia of Kapa‘a and Mely (Arnold) Acosta of Kapa‘a, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be held in the Philippines.

Daniel Tadashi Hashimoto

Daniel Tadashi Hashimoto, 72, of Kapa‘a, passed away at home with his dear friend Manima Leslee Dancosse by his side, on Oct. 20, 2021. Born in Honolulu on Dec. 25, 1948, he was a Vietnam War veteran with the U.S. National Guard and a hiking and tour-guide photographer on Kaua‘i.

He was preceded in death by parents Shizuo Hashimoto and Gloria Elizabeth Tom Hashimoto.

He is survived by sisters Cynthia “Cindy” Swain of Kapa‘a, Pamela “Pohai” Daugherty of California, two nieces, one nephew, five grandnephews, one grandniece, and numerous aunties, uncles and cousins.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Scattering of his ashes will be private.

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


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