Elpidio Adviento Cardenas, 90

Elpidio Adviento Cardenas, 90, of Puhi passed away on November 2, 2013, surrounded by his family, at Garden Isle Healthcare.

Friends may visit with the family at Immaculate Conception Church in Kapaia from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. Rosary will be prayed at 9:00 a.m. Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. The family requests that flowers be omitted and suggests aloha attire.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Cardenas family with arrangements.

He was born on April 26, 1923, in Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He was a retired heavy equipment mechanic for Grove Farm, Lihue Plantation and Rego trucking.

Mr. Cardenas is predeceased by his first wife, Juana Victoria Bueno Cardenas; parents, Patricio and Hipolita Cardenas; and siblings, Clothilde, Dolores and Patrick.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen A. Cardenas of Puhi, Kauai; five children, Elpidio B. “Tony” (Lori) Cardenas of Lawai, Kauai, Edie B. (Roy) Bonilla of Pukalani, Maui, William B. (Fe Eugenio) Cardenas of Honolulu, Roland B. Cardenas of Las Vegas, Nevada, James A (Kanani Dreier) Cardenas of Puhi, Kauai; six grandchildren, Michael A. (Achel Elmore) Cardenas of Murietta, California, John D. Cardenas of San Tan Valley, Arizona, Riane Ashley Cardenas of Honolulu, Reece A Bonilla of Pukalani, Maui, Jessica Crystal “Jaycee” Cardenas of Honolulu and Stephanie Marie Bonilla of Pukalani, Maui.