Edward Pico Perreira, Sr., 85

Edward Pico Perreira, Sr., of Haiku, passed away on January 20, 2013 at Hale Makua in Kahului. He was born February 27, 1927 in Paia, Maui.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Friday, January 25, 2013, at St. Rita Catholic Church, Eulogy will start at 10:45 a.m. with Mass at 11 a.m., and burial will follow at 12 noon at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery.

Ballard Family Mortuary is assisting with the arrangements.

Mr. Perreira was a Laboratory Field Technician for Soil Conservation Company, and was also a Veteran of the United States Army.

He was predeceased by his wife, Virginia “Virgie” Dorothy Perreira; and is survived by his sons, Edward (Mary) Perreira, and Roland (Crystal) Perreira; daughters, Valerie (Arthur) Medeiros, Sandi (Mel) Taketa, and Paulette (Chuck) Fraticelli; brother, Manuel (Ruth) Perreira; grandchildren, Scott, Denise, Carrie, Misty, Troy, William, Sheryl, Anthony, Nicole, and Tasha; 13 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made at: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com