Augustine “Gus” Fuentes, 81

Augustine “Gus” Fuentes, 81, of Haliimaile, Maui, passed away on October 22, 2013, at his home under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on August 28, 1932, in Makawao, Maui.

Visitation will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao; mass will begin at 12:00 p.m.; burial will follow, 1:30 p.m., at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery in Makawao.

Gus retired as a Command Sgt. Major which he served in the U.S Army over 40 years.

He also was the President of Hawaiian Tel Golf Club, Secretary of Holy Name Society of St. Joseph Church; an Advisor for the Filipino Catholic Club of St. Joseph Church, and the past Treasurer of the Maui Baseball Umpires Hui. He enjoyed flower arrangements, golfing, officiating ball games, but most of all, he enjoyed making sure the Dominican Sisters of the Holy Rosary are taken care of.

He is survived by his companion, Pauline; son, Terrence Fuentes; daughters, Eleanor (John) Asuncion, Jacqueline Fuentes, Jan-Denise Fuentes; hanai daughter, Karen Moore; sisters Rofina Meyers, Dora Lorico, Marcie Jacobs; 10 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

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