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Obituaries for Friday, December 16, 2022

Joan Beverly Hudson

Joan Beverly Hudson, 75, of Kapa‘a, passed away on Nov. 19, 2022. She was born on July 31, 1947, in Los Angeles, and lived on Kaua‘i for 45 years. She was a beloved produce vendor at several Kaua‘i farmers markets for over 25 years, and also made jewelry and hand beaded purses. She was also active in many social and political issues for many years on Kaua‘i.

She was preceded in death by parents Nathan and Lillian Mattes.

She is survived by son Aaron Hudson, brothers Lawrence and Fredric Mattes, friend Francisco “Eko” Sadomiano, and many extended family members, friends and acquaintances from Kaua‘i and around the world.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Jennie Pang Ching

Jennie Pang Ching, of Hanalei, peacefully passed away on Nov. 24, 2022. She was born in Waipahu, O‘ahu on July 1, 1925 to Chit Kui and Kam Shee Pang. She was co-owner of the former Ching Young Store in Hanalei, and operator of various businesses over the years.

She was predeceased by her husband Lawrence L.T. Ching, her eldest son Steven Ching, and her 12 other siblings.

She is survived by her son Michael, daughter-in-law Mary Ching, grandchildren Erin and Kelly Ching, and sister-in-law Rosalind Pang of O‘ahu.

Private services were held.

The family requests no koden (monetary gifts), but donations in her memory may be made to Kaua‘i Hospice, 4457 Pahe‘e St., Lihu‘e, HI 96766; or Mong Wan Tan Temple, P.O. Box 298, Hanalei, HI 96714; or the Wilcox Health Foundation, 3-3420 Kuhio Highway, Lihu‘e, HI 96766.

The family would like to acknowledge caregivers Edna, Elsie, Stephanie and Jeanette, who have given her many years of happiness. The family would like to thank Dr. Capelli for his many years of care of their mom, Wilcox Medical Center and Kaua‘i Hospice.
Source: The Garden Island

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