Margaret Lorraine DeCoite, 77

Margaret Lorraine DeCoite, 77, of Haiku, passed away on February 7, 2014 at home under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on October 6, 1936 in Kuau, Maui.

Services will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Makawao, with visitation from 9:00 a.m.: Mass at 11:00 a.m., followed by 12:30 p.m. burial at Maui Veteran’s Cemetery.

She was a family genealogist and member of the Maui Portuguese Cultural Club and Portuguese Genealogy Society of Hawaii.

She is survived by her son, Frank T. (Pamela Jo); daughters, Janet G. (Richard) Figueroa and Suzette A. (Claud) Ferguson; grandchildren, Derrick R. (Valerie) Figueroa, Jesse J. Figueroa, Kaitlyn C. DeCoite, Meghan E. DeCoite & Gillian R. Ferguson; great-grandchild, Brody G. Figueroa; siblings, Caroline Santiago, Jimmy Rodrigues, George Rodrick & Genevieve Brown-Souza.

She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth L. DeCoite; son, Douglas R. DeCoite & siblings, Margaret Rodrigues, Roseline Rodrigues, Richard Rodrigues, Clarence Rogers Rodrigues, Joseph Rodrigues, Albert Rodrigues, John Rodrigues Jr. and Harry Rodrigues.

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