Melandro Urmeneta Benigno, 75

Melandro Urmeneta Benigno, 75, of Kihei passed away on June 20, 2014 in Kapolei, Oahu. He was born on October 19, 1938 in Lallo, Cagayan, Philippines and lived in Santa Monica, Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.

Services will be held on Friday, July 18, 2014 at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kihei, with visitation from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm; visitation continues at the church on Saturday, July 19 from 9:00 am; Mass at 10:00 am, followed by 12:00 pm burial at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Norman’s Mortuary assisted with arrangements.

He was a landscaper with Castle & Cooke Resort on Lanai.

He is survived by his wife, Felipa Costales Benigno; sons, Eugenio “Ariel” Benigno & Teodoro “Teddy” (Lorna) Benigno; daughters, Caridad “Mitos” Benigno & Theresa “Tessie” Benigno; brothers, Jovencio Benigno (deceased), Manuel Benigno (deceased), Melecio Benigno (deceased) & Merlin Benigno (deceased) & Melchor Benigno; sisters, Magdalena Alupani, Merlina Segui & Morena Benigno; 11 grandchildren & 3 great-grandchildren.

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