Walter Labez Estenzo
Walter Labez Estenzo, 75, of Hanamaulu, entered eternal life on Dec. 12, 2019, in Wilcox Medical Center, surrounded by his family. He was born in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, Philippines, on Feb. 12, 1944, and retired as a plumbing supervisor and inspector with the County of Kauai.
He was preceded in death by parents Sotero and Consorcia Estenzo, sister Julieta Kathy Estenzo Howell, brother Marco Estenzo Ponciano, father-in-law Dominador Alquisalas and mother-in-law Maximena Alquisalas.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Virgie Estenzo, son Wil (Kristina) Estenzo of Las Vegas, daughters Vernalyn Estenzo Willis of Las Vegas and Eileen Estenzo Kawai of Honolulu, grandchildren Katelyn and Liliana Estenzo, Kerry, KC and Jacob Willis, Haylee and Kulamakai Kawai, brothers Nelson (Gloria) Estenzo of Kapaa, Geraldo “Larry” Estenzo of Kapaa and Wilfredo (Tessie) Estenzo of Wailua, sisters Rosa Dejos of Texas, Eleanor Estenzo of Kapaa, Feleilani (Boyd) Phillips of Lihue and Maria “Bebe” Burns of Kapaa, and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held on Monday, Dec. 23, at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m., with cremation to follow.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Edith R. Udarbe
Edith R. Udarbe passed away on Dec. 9, 2019, on Kauai, at the age of 67. She was born on June 17, 1952, in San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.
She was a housekeeper.
She was preceded in death by parents Cipriano and Apolonia Rondon and brother Reynaldo Rondon.
She is survived by husband Charito Udarbe, sons Constantine (Lailani) Udarbe, Charles Udarbe, Noel Udarbe and Mark Udarbe, daughters Catherine (Julius Quintas) Udarbe and Cheryl (Clifford) Villanueva, grandchildren Carl Michael Udarbe, Christopher James Udarbe, Christian Jay Udarbe, Chris Josh Udarbe, Jasmine Udarbe, Angel Villanueva, Edrin Quitonano, Adrian James Villanueva, Amanda Villanueva, Cody Udarbe, Abigail Anne Villanueva and Ariana May Villanueva, brothers Mariano (Lolita) Rondon, Amante (Resucita Millete) Rondon and Dominador (Melanie) Rondon, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A visitation will be held at Garden Island Mortuary from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, with rosary at 6:30 p.m.
Services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Immaculate Conception Church, with visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. with rosary at 6:30 p.m.
A burial will be held at Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
The family suggests casual attire and welcomes flowers.
Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Miriam P. Sasaki
Miriam P. Sasaki, of Puhi, passed away on Oct. 13, 2019, at the age of 85.
Born on April 13, 1934 in Hanapepe, she was a retired manager at The Salvation Army Lihuie Corps.
She was preceded in death by parents Andrew and Elizabeth Pauole, spouse Shigeyuki Sasaki, and sisters Ellen Taniguchi, Lucy Carineo, Alice Lee, Elizabeth Lee, Dora Camarillo and Beatrice Santos.
She is survived by son Wade Sasaki, daughters Kathleen (Peter Sapinoso) Sasaki, Gwendolyn (Egon) Silva, Pearl (Denis) Souza, Lynnette (Phil Brewer) Salazar and Sherrice (Brian) Souza, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 28, at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, with visitation at 9:30 a.m. and service at 10 a.m.
Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Source: The Garden Island