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Obituaries

Joseph Francis McCann, 58

Joseph Francis McCann, age 58 of Maui, Hawaii passed away on Sunday, April 5th, 2020. Joe was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 26, 1961 and was the son of Shirley (Newton) Cutler. Joe lived a life of adventure and always had a smile on his face, no matter how difficult his ...

John Schneider, 72

This obituary ran in The Maui News on Saturday, April 25, 2020 missing the survivors. He is survived by his wife Penny (Walker) and sister Nancy (Dusty) Tyler. Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com

Frank James Beauchamp, 69

Frank James Beauchamp, 69, of Makawao, Maui, passed away on April 17, 2020. He was born on October 8, 1950, in Seattle, Washington. Private services will be held. Frank is survived by his wife, Lynn Beauchamp; son, Jonathan (Sarah) Beau-champ; siblings, Mark (Josepha) Beauchamp, and Gary ...

Beverly Margo Ku’ulei “Cookie” Cockett, 66

Beverly Margo Ku’ulei “Cookie” Cockett, 66 of Kahului, Maui passed away on April 13th, 2020 at home peacefully, after a prolonged battle against cancer. She was born February 26th, 1954 in Wailuku, Maui to Lawrence “Duna” and Helen Cockett. She is predeceased by her parents, ...

David Gardner, 87

David Gardner, 87, of Lahaina passed peacefully on April 6, 2020 at Maui Memorial Medical Center, two days before his 88th birthday. He was born on April 8, 1932 in Massillon, Ohio as one of nine children. As a brilliant youth he found many ways to entertain himself and get into trouble. At 18 ...

Patrick Murakami, 83

It is with great sadness that the family of Patrick Murakami, announce his passing on April 1, 2020. The family will be scheduling a celebration of life service for a later date. Nakamura Mortuary will be assisting the family with all arrangements. Patrick was born on March 17, 1937 to ...

Kenneth Yuji Oishi, 81

Kenneth Yuji Oishi, 81, passed away at his Paia home on April 16, 2020. Kenneth was born in Wailuku and raised in Paia, Maui. He attended Paia School, Holy Rosary School, and Maui High School. He served in the Army and after his military service, returned home and worked as a car ...

Lawrence “Larry” Ryan, 72

Lawrence "Larry" Ryan passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, April 18, 2020, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was a loving husband to Kathy and a friend to many. Larry was born September 11, 1947, in Los Angeles, CA. He was a general contractor before retiring to Maui. ...

John Schneider, 72

John Schneider, also known as "U. J." , passed away on April 2, 2020 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. John was born in Ogdensburg, New York on December 25,1947. His lifelong dream was to live in Hawaii and it became a reality when as a Marine, he was stationed at Camp Smith. Upon discharge, ...

Masayoshi “Michael” Nakatani, 93

Correction from an obituary that ran on Saturday, March 20, 2020 in The Maui News, due to current state restrictions, the service honoring Mr. Nakatani will be postponed until further notice. Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com

Madelin Oclinaria Bucauto, 88

Madelin Oclinaria Bucauto, 88, of Kula, Maui passed away under the care of Hospice Maui on March 26, 2020. She was born on May 26, 1931 in Hana, to the late Ceflerino and Jacinta Oclinaria. She was a retired certified nursing aide at Kula Hospital. She was pre-deceased by her husband Gregorio ...

** CORRECTION ** Lloyd H. Inaba

The Maui News ran a display obituary for Lloyd H. Inaba on Saturday, April 4, 2020. HI Celebration of Life has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Macario Pacubas, 58

Macario Pacubas, 58, of Kahului passed away peacefully on March 4, 2020 in the Philippines. The family will be doing a private service on Wednesday, April 15 at Nakamura Mortuary. Church service to be scheduled at a later date. Macario was born on April 10, 1962 in Bantay, Ilocos Sur to ...

Jocelyn Keiko Phillip, 64

Jocelyn Keiko Phillip, 64 of Lahaina passed away on March 19, 2020. She was born on December 6, 1955, in Lahaina. Jocelyn was predeceased by her husband, Stephen Phillip; her father, Larry Aotaki. Jocelyn is survived by her mother, Asaye Aotaki; sisters, Rhonda Pang and Sandra (Glenn) ...

Gerald Pang Ching, 83

Gerald Pang Ching, 83, of Wailuku passed away peacefully on March 28, 2020 at his residence. He was born on May 1, 1936 in Hilo. Gerald is survived by his sons, Jerry Pang Ching and Joseph Pang Ching Sr.; brother, Calvin Pang Ching; grandson, Joseph “Kawila” Pang Ching Jr.; granddaughter, ...

Minoru “Pointer” Takaki, 97

Minoru "Pointer" Takaki, 97, of Kahului, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2020, at Hale Makua Kahului. Minoru was born on November 30, 1922, to Teizo & Mitsuye (Utano) Takaki in Paia, Maui. He grew up in McGerrow Camp in Puunene, attended Lahainaluna as a boarder, and later graduated ...

George Katsumi Kashiwa, 71

George Kastumi Kashiwa passed away on October 11th at the Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku, Maui on June 2, 1948 to the late Dr. Lester and Beatrice Atsuko Kashiwa. George graduated from Baldwin High School, Maui. He enrolled in the U.S. Navy and served his country in ...

Lita Jacqueline Wergers, 72

Lita Jacqueline Wergers, 72 of Kula, Maui passed away on March 2, 2020 under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born to Saul and Marcia Harris on August 21, 1947 in Virginia. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date due to current circumstances. She is survived her daughter, Lisa ...

Sione “Pita” Lapale Poasi, 67

Sione “Pita” Lapale Poasi, 67 of Lahaina, passed away on February 22, 2020, at Hospice Maui Hale in Wailuku. He was born on July 30, 1952 in Haapai, Tonga. Private family services will be held. Sione was a groundskeeper at Royal Lahaina Resort until his retirement. He is survived by ...

Lisa Anne Howlett, 53

This obituary ran in The Maui News on Saturday, March 21, 2020 and was missing some information. Donations can be made to Maui Academy Performance Arts (MAPA). Online condolences can be made at: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com