Teresa S. Punio, 90

Teresa S. Punio, 90, of Waikapu, passed away on February 15, 2019 at 12:40am. She was born on June 28, 1928 in Kapaa, Kauai to Paula Marcos and Faustino Simpliciano.

Her celebration of life will be held at St. Theresa’s Church on March 9, 2019. Family visitation will be held from 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM. Public visitation will be held from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Service will begin at 9:00 AM. Burial will be at 12:30 PM at the Garden of Meditation-Maui Memorial Park.

Teresa was a retired housekeeper at Royal Lahaina Hotel.

She is predeceased by her husband Elias Punio Sr; her parents Paula Marcos and Faustino Simpliciano; siblings Leonora Tolentino, Santiago Simpliciano, Esmilado Simpliciano, Juanito Simpliciano; her sons Hilarion (Linda) Casimiro, Baldwin (Beth) Casimiro, Elias Jr (Donalyn) Punio. She is survived by her daughters Cristalina (Ernesto) Simpliciano, Ederlina (Patrocinio) Lagat, Veronica (Enrique) Salvador, Tereza (Steve) Revis, Elvira Casimiro, Donna (Benjamin) Purvis; son Danny Casimiro; 30 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Our family would like to thank the nursing staff on the 3rd floor, 2nd floor, kitchen staff, and social workers at Kula Hospital, Dr. Ken Scott and Maui Hospice for the care provided to Teresa. We apologize if we missed anybody and express deep gratitude to everyone who has encouraged and supported our family at this time.

Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com

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