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Obituaries for Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Earl Tsugio Miyao

Earl Tsugio Miyao passed away on Sept. 1, 2022, at his residence in Lawa‘i, at the age of 70. He was born on Feb. 6, 1952, in Lihu‘e. He was retired.

He was preceded in death by parents Nichi Miyao and Pansy Miyao, brother Warren Miyao, sister Helene Tada and nephew Delrick Tada.

He is survived by niece Melanie (Tyrus) Matsumoto of Lihu‘e, grandnephew Kristian Matsumoto of Lihu‘e, brother Winston (Marian) Ogata of Lihu‘e, and numerous aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A service is Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Garden Island Mortuary. Visitation is from 2 to 3:30 p.m. followed by service at 3:30 p.m.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Theodore Vincente Castillo

Theodore Vincente Castillo passed away on Oct. 17, 2022, in Kapa‘a, at the age of 75. He was born on May 22, 1947, in Waimea. He was a telephone lineman for Pacific Bell and served during the Vietnam War with the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by father Isidoro Castillo, mother Helen Perreira, brother David J. Castillo and sister Yvonne Castillo Gibson.

He is survived by wife Celeste Castillo of Wailua, stepson Joseph Ornellas (Kehau Durant) of Koloa, daughter Jodi (Derek) Castillo Boni of Chico, California, stepdaughters Lavanna (Joseph Sr.) LaBarbera of Hanapepe, Tiffany (James) Lupton of Tacoma, Washington, grandchild Kayla Demel, step grandchildren Shaela-Ann, Shaena-Lyn and Shaedn-Jon Ornellas, Joseph LaBarbera Jr., Katherin and Kayden Lupton, great-grandchild Ben Taber, brother Gerald (Myra) Castillo of Riverdale, Georgia, sister Judy (Hamilton) Rodrigues of Las Vegas, Nevada, numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life is Friday, Nov. 11, at Garden Island Mortuary in Lawa‘i. Visitation with family is from 4 to 5 p.m. followed by services at 5 p.m. Inurnment will take place at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 9 a.m.

The family requests casual attire and welcomes flowers.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Jesse Earl Cole Jr.

Jesse Earl Cole Jr. passed away at Kapiolani Hospital, at the age of 2 on Oct. 16, 2022. He was born on Jan. 14, 2020, in Lihu‘e.

He was preceded in death by great-grandma Dolores Booth.

He is survived by mother Madlyn Lopes, father Jesse Earl Cole, brother Absalom Payne-Lopes, sisters Anaiyah Cole, Zaileia Cole, Zaiyani Cole, Zairey-lei Cole and J’me Anne Teel, grandparents William K. Lopes, Nina Lopes and grandmother Andrea Ramos.

A celebration of life is Saturday, Nov. 12, at Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. with service to follow at 11 a.m.

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

Robert S. LaMadrid

Robert S. LaMadrid passed away peacefully on Oct. 13, 2022, in Puhi at the age of 95. He was born on July 29, 1927. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He was preceded in death by parents Anacleto LaMadrid and Mary Cabasa, past wife Josephine LaMadrid, siblings Gladys Kimura, James LaMadrid and Albert LaMadrid.

He is survived by wife Marina LaMadrid, children Elyson (Thomas) Perry, Robert (Maria) LaMadrid Jr., Cookie (Victor) Weeks, Jennifer LaMadrid, Lauren (Steven) Hunt, grandchildren Toby (Jamie) Kakehi, Madison (Christian) Marston, Jarred (Michelle) Perry, Alexander LaMadrid, Elizabeth (David) Aguilera, Michelle LaMadrid, Noah (Sara) LaMadrid, Robyn (Anthony) Cuaresma, Taylor Weeks, Chase (Joshua) LaMadrid-Engel, Blaise LaMadrid-Nakamura, Conor Hunt and Mason Hunt.

A celebration of life is Saturday, Nov. 12, at the social hall of the Kapa‘a Hongwanji Temple. Visitation begins at 9:30 a.m. with celebration of life services to follow at 10:45 a.m. The family suggests casual attire.

Anna Arcio Reyta

Anna Arcio Reyta, 102, took her final breath on Oct. 13, 2022. Angels escorted her from her home in Lawa‘i to her new home in heaven. She was born on Aug. 11, 1920, in Lahaina, Maui, to Francisco and Mary (Ivanoff) Arcio. She was the eldest of four children and grew up in plantation camps on Maui and Moloka‘i until the family moved to Honolulu in 1938.

She was preceded in death by husband Larry M Reyta, parents, brother James M. Arcio, sister-in-law Avelina Bacani Arcio, brother-in-law Ruperto C. Manese and sister-in-law Mary Jane Arcio.

She is survived by daughter Lucy Adamos (David) Kawate of Lawa‘i, granddaughter Adin (Tim Murphy) Kawate of Bloomington, Indiana, grandson Joel (Tanya Carranza) Kawate, Kale and Paloma Nelson of Kalaheo, sister Connie Manese, brother Francis Arcio Jr., family friend Richard “Dale” Blackburn, all of San Diego, nephews and nieces Randy A. (Ester) Manese, Marian (Peter) Inova, Dr. Jeanne (Dr. Don Maurer) Manese, nephews Steven (Marissa) Arcio, Brian (Christina, deceased) Arcio, nephews, nieces Gregoire Arcio (deceased), Jeffoire Arcio, Diedre Malia Arcio, Eric (Robin) Arcio, and numerous grandnieces and grandnephews.

Her family would like to thank Dr. J. Michael Murray and staff, caregivers Marites Anacleto, Jan Pascua, Joyce Kraszeski, Shirley Tripoli, Jill Mellenthin, Hanna Serrano, Cornelia Works and Zina Hough, Kaua‘i Hospice, Pastors John Zimmerman, Wesley Cronk and Curtis Bell, and the family at Kalaheo Missionary Church. Special thank you to the Kupuna Ministry at KMC.

A private memorial service will be observed at Kalaheo Missionary Church with interment at Hawai‘i Memorial Park in Kane‘ohe on O‘ahu, with dates to be determined.

Borthwick Mortuary and Hawai‘i Memorial Park are helping the family with arrangements.

“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on Thee: because he trusteth in Thee.”

Isaiah 26:3

Carlos Lawrence Andrade

Carlos Lawrence Andrade passed away on July 30, 2022, in Kilauea, at the age of 78. He was born on May 29, 1944, in Kilauea. He was a professor, musician and waterman.

He was preceded in death by parents Larry and Angeline Andrade and brother Russell Andrade.

He is survived by wife Maile Andrade, sons Makali‘i Andrade of Anahola, Kaimalino Andrade of Kekaha, daughter Pelika Andrade of Anahola, grandchildren Makali‘i Bertelmann, Ka‘ala Bertelmann, Ho‘oipo Andrade, Kamali‘i Andrade, Hali‘imaile Andrade, Wehi Andrade. Meimei Andrade, brothers W. Pierre Andrade of Washington, Paul Andrade of Wailua, Kimo Andrade of Anahola and sister Susan Andrade of Wailua.

A service is Saturday, Nov. 12, at Waipa Foundation Makai Hanalei. Visitation with family will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with celebration of life to follow.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Jo Ann Padre Shimamoto

Jo Ann Padre Shimamoto, of Kapa‘a, passed away at The Queen’s Medical Center on O‘ahu Oct. 8, 2022, at the age of 73. She was born on Kaua‘i on Dec. 21, 1948, and retired from The County of Kaua‘i housing agency as the Community Development Block Grant coordinator. She was the backbone of her family and someone everyone could turn to and count on.

She was preceded in death by her parents Jacinto and Gladys Padre and grandson Gabriel Shimamoto.

She is survived by husband Patrick Shimamoto, sons Gavin (Gwynn) Shimamoto, Tyson Shimamoto, daughter Megan (Mordecai Calhoun) Shimamoto, grandchildren Grayson Shimamoto, Gabrielle Shimamoto, Garexson Shimamoto, Malia Calhoun, brothers Jay Padre, James (Deborah) Padre, sisters Janice (Mike) Plumer, Jayne Padre, several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A celebration of life is Saturday, Nov. 12, at St. Catherine Church, with visitation at 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 9 a.m. Private burial will follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Shimamoto family with arrangements.

Esther Kaleialoha Medeiros

Esther Kaleialoha Medeiros, 73, of Anahola, passed away at her daughters’ home on Oct. 1, 2022. She was born on Jan. 16, 1949, in Anahola. She was a dedicated homemaker.

She was preceded in death by parents Theodore and Rebecca Williams Sr.

She is survived by children Kaleialoha Rena (Christopher Serve) Medeiros, Kala Teddy (Amy Melcher) Medeiros, Dr. Kapua (Joshua Martin) Medeiros, father of her children Frank Albert Medeiros Jr., 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, brother Theodore (Patricia Hunter-Williams) Williams Jr., sister Deborah (Leonard) Asano, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life is Saturday, Nov. 12, at Ko‘olau Hui‘ia Protestant Church in Anahola. Visitation is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and services to follow.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Source: The Garden Island

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