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Obituaries for Friday, August 4, 2023

Ernest Barreira

Ernest Barreira, of Kalaheo, passed away on July 22, 2023, at the age of 96, at Wilcox Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 21, 1927, in Numila, Kaua‘i. He was a retired automotive mechanic for McBryde Sugar Plantation and Garden Island Motors. He served in the U.S. Army and was a World War II veteran.

He was preceded in death by father William Barreira, mother Rose Peters and sister Mary Cambra.

He is survived by wife Dolores Barreira, daughters Diane Generalao, Carolyn (Michael) Hutchins, Debra (Averiet) Soto, Ernette (Steven) Wagner, Corinne (Mike) Rosa, son Ernie (Annette) Barreira, 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life is Saturday, Aug. 12, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Visitation begins at 8:30 a.m. and service at 10 a.m.

Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Carole Porfiria Nacion

Carole Porfiria Nacion, of ‘Ele‘ele, passed away peacefully at her home on July 12, 2023, at the age of 92. She was born on Nov. 4, 1930, in Lihu‘e. Throughout her life she worked as a radio announcer for KUAI radio, PBX operator and HR secretary for Sheraton Kaua‘i Resort, island representative for Local 5 Union, HR director for Sheraton Coconut Beach Hotel and retired as a secretary for Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo.

She was preceded in death by parents Jose and Victoria Tabuso, sister Remy Ramos, brothers Sonny and Jose Tabuso and husband Nicolas Nacion Sr.

She is survived by son Nicolas Nacion Jr., daughters Vicki (Ken Sato) Valenciano, Ester Jayne (Eddie Iloreta) Brown, Shandra Jei Macatee, grandsons Robert (Brandy) Chang, Anthony (Marisa) Chang, Cole (Ryan) Valenciano, Maluhia Castillo, granddaughter Shaina Nacion and three great-grandsons.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday, Aug. 5, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Visitation begins at 8:30 a.m. and Mass is celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Neil Manguchei

Neil Manguchei, 74, of Kapa‘a, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2023. He was born to John and Margaret Manguchei on July 6, 1949, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He worked most of his life as a bartender, but most recently worked as a truck driver and courier before retiring.

He is survived by children Cheris (Nardo) Manguchei-Nacnac, Neilson (Kele) Manguchei, Nathan (Tina) Manguchei, grandchildren Tianne Manguchei, Ashlie Manguchei, Mason Nacnac, Chael Manguchei, Nathaneil Manguchei, great-granddaughter Lily Garma, step-granddaughter Lenele Rodrigues, hanai granddaughter Alena Keohokapu, sister Joanne (James) Manguchei, brothers Kenneth (Ilima) Manguchei, David Manguchei and companion Lara Sadora.

Please join the Manguchei family for a celebration of life on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023, at Lydgate Park, beachside below the soccer fields. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. followed by heavy pupu and soft drinks.

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

Felix Viernes Erorita Sr.

Felix Viernes Erorita Sr. passed away on June 13, 2023, in the Philippines at the age 70. He was born on Oct. 20, 1952, in the Philippines. He was a bus driver.

He was preceded in death by wife Nelia Erorita, parents Lijardo and Rosalia Erorita and son Felijar Erorita.

He is survived by sons Felix (Marygene) Erorita Jr., Neleo (Shallee) Erorita, Richjoy (Monica) Erorita, daughter Rose (Eddie) Motilla, sisters Remedios (Eduardo) Gudoy, Gloria Suniga, brothers Edison Erorita, Regoberto (Yolanda) Erorita, Ricarte Erorita, 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A service is Saturday, Aug. 12, at Aloha Church Kaua‘i in Lihu‘e. Visitation begins at 9 a.m., service at 10 a.m., and burial will follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial at 12 p.m.

Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Source: The Garden Island

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