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Obituaries for Monday, January 22, 2024

Felipe Restituto Bumagat

Felipe Restituto Bumagat, born on Aug. 23, 1928, in Binsang, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He retired from the Bacarra Ilocos Norte Police Force before moving to Hawai‘i. He also retired as a ground maintenance at Kaua‘i Grove Farm Company in 1998.

A World War II veteran of the United States Armed Forces in the Far East, he was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal on Oct. 12, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Avelina U. Bumagat, father Silvino Cariaga of Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, mother Gregoria Bumagat Medrano of Bacarra, Ilcos Norte, Philippines, brothers Felicisimo Cariaga, Virginio Cariaga, Juan Cariaga, Hilario Cariaga of Pasuquin, Florentino Cariaga of New Jersey, Pedro Medrano, Ernesto Medrano of Bacarra, sisters Genoveva Cariaga, Anselma Cariaga of Pasuquin and Filomena Medrano-Sagucio.

He is survived by his wife Virgy Bumagat, children Rozel (Wayne) Ebinger, Henry (Delia) Bumagat, Delia (Frederico “Jun”) Astrologio, Joanie (Tino Hidalgo) Bumagat, Marina (Lance) Nojima, Teresita Aleli (Sammy) Cadiz Ruena Bumagat, brother Jovencio (Pacita) Cariaga, sisters Consolacion (Dominador) Daguio, Irene (Danilo) Cariaga, Christina Cariaga of Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A service will be held on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, at the Garden Island Mortuary in Lawa‘i. Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m., with a celebration of life at 6 p.m. The family requests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Elizabeth Kuualoha Redongo

Elizabeth Kuualoha Redongo, of Koloa, passed away on Jan. 16, 2024, at Hospice Maui Hale, at the age of 80. She was born on April 8, 1943, on O‘ahu. She was previously employed with Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary and Garden Island Mortuary.

She was preceded in death by husband Lawrence “Sonny” Redongo.

She is survived by son John “Otto” (Angie Federici) Redongo, daughters Lori Lee Redongo, Leah Ann Redongo, Laura Ann (Anthony) Kaahanui, 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit the family at Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary in Koloa on Friday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 3, at 9 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Raphael Catholic Cemetery.

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

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