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Obituaries

Ruth Ann Cumbo, 76

Ruth Ann Cumbo, 76 of Kihei, Maui peacefully passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee on November 16, 1943 to the late Paul and Frances Winters. She is survived by her two daughters, Kimberly (Paul) Barker, Tracy (Michael) Herlihy; two sisters, Caroline (Lloyd) ...

Dr. Fumio Tsuji, 102

Dr. Fumio Tsuji, 102, of Wailuku, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2020. He was born on June 10, 1918, in Hakalau, to Itsuki and Haruko Tsuji.Dr. Tsuji served as President of the Hawaii Dental Association, helped to establish and foster the Hawaii Dental Service and Kahului Federal Credit ...

Susan Wirtz, 80

Susan Wirtz, 80, of Wailuku passed away on June 18, 2020. She was born on October 26, 1939 in Massachusetts. Susan is predeceased by her husband, Richard Wirtz. She is survived by her children, Amy (Alan) Hall, CJ (Shauna) Michaels, Anne Galko; brother, Bruce (Ellen) Godfrey; grandchildren, ...

Juliana Theresa Perreira, 90

Juliana Theresa Perreira, 90 of Kihei, passed away on June 9, 2020 at Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born on November 28, 1929 in Puunene, Maui. Juliana worked as a Laboratory Tech for Hawaiian Commercial &Sugar Company. She is predeceased by her husbands, Frank Alexander, and Anthony ...

Violet H. Uwekoolani, 92

There were errors in the obituary that ran on Saturday, July 4, 2020. Violet was under the care of Hospice Maui. Violet is predeceased by her loving husband, Charles Moanaliha Uwekoolani Sr.; sons, Charles M. Uwekoolani Jr., Wayne E.M. Uwekoolani and Danny K.M. Uwekoolani; daughters, Irene ...

Marie Chester, 45

Marie Chester, 45, of Kahului passed away peacefully on June 19, 2020 under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on October 23, 1974 in Wailuku. Marie is survived by her husband, James Chester; parents, Wallace and Rafaela Feliciano Sr.; Children, Brian (Brandi) Floyd, Kelsi Chester, Bryce ...

Edwin Isamu Ichiriu, 84

It is with great sadness that the Ichiriu Ohana announces the passing of Edwin Ichiriu on June 19, 2020. Edwin was born to George and Otone Ichiriu on April 2, 1936 in Puunene, Hawaii. Nakamura Mortuary will be assisting the family with all arrangements. Mr. Ichiriu is survived by his ...

Josefina Aliangan Lucena, 69

Josefina Aliangan Lucena, 69, of Dallas, Texas formally from Lahaina, Maui passed away on June 16, 2020 at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Plano. She was born to Cresencio and Maria SalomeTorres Aliangan on December 29, 1950 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. After 30+ years, she ...

Patricia Ann Madaio-Reuman, 78

Patricia Ann Madaio-Reuman, 78, died June 19, 2020 in Maui, Hawaii. Patricia was born November 22, 1941 to late Patrick and Anna Madaio and grew up in Watervliet, NY. After raising four children, Patricia obtained her Nursing Degree and worked as a Registered Nurse practicing hospice care and ...

Holly Lynn Spisak, 52

Holly Lynn Spisak, 52 of Kahului, Hawaii peacefully passed away on June 12, 2020. She was born in Bermuda on July 7, 1967 to the late Steve and Carol Spisak. She is survived by her two sons, Nicholas Spisak and Daniel Christopher Balalio; grandpa’s and grandma’s, Lei Kin Choy (William Kin ...

Apolonio Tabangcura, 94

Apolonio Tabangcura, 94 of Kahului, Maui, passed away peacefully, on June 20 2020, at home with his family under Hospice care. He was born on April 28, 1926, in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Visitation will be held from 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at Christ the King Church ...

Violet H. Uwekoolani, 92

Violet H. Uwekoolani, 92, of Wailuku, Maui passed away peacefully on March 23, 2020. Violet was born on May 14, 1927, to Peter & Helen (Hoopi'i) Haupu Sr. in Hana, Maui. Born and raised in Hana, Maui. and grew up there with her siblings. She attended Hana High School after graduating she ...

Gary Richard Medeiros, 82

This obituary ran in The Maui News on Saturday/ Sunday June 27-28 issue, the following survivor names were missed. Gary is survived by: his cousin Joseph (Paulette) Cardoza and his sister Cordis (James) Kelley.

Mary L. Caires, 93

Mary L. Caires, 93, passed away on June 16, 2020 at Roselani Place in Kahului. She was born on June 4, 1927 in Haiku, Maui. Mary wed Daniel C. Caires on May 28th, 1949, they have 4 children. Mary worked as a registered nurse at Windward Medical Center in Kailua and then for a private family ...

Sherwood Kalani Aki, 58

Sherwood Kalani Aki, 58 of Pukalani, Maui, peacefully passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2020. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 7, 1962 to the late John and Lucille Aki. He is survived by his two sisters: Hazelann Kaleinani Bandmann (John) and Fern Keohiwa Ondayog (Glen). (2) nieces: ...

Gladys Yuk Ung Komura, 89

Gladys Yuk Ung Komura, 89 of Kahului, Maui peacefully passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020. She was born on September 10, 1930. She is survived by her sons, Curtis (Cheryl) Komura and Dexter Komura; sisters, Winifred Ching and Mildred Jim (Sister Mary Virgilia; brother, Donald Heau and ...

Kenneth T. Tanouye, Jr., 55

Kenneth T. Tanouye, Jr., 55, of Makawao, Maui, passed away on June 19, 2020, at his home, under the care of Hospice Maui, surrounded by family. He was born on December 20, 1964, in Wailuku. Because of COVID19, a celebration of Kenneth’s life will be held later. Kenneth was the owner of ...

Rosalina Piapa Cruz Ngayan, 72

There was a couple family members missing in the survival paragraph that ran on Saturday, June 20, 2020. Lina is survived by her loving husband, Alfonso Ngayan; siblings: Jose (Lily) dela Cruz and Lourdes dela Cruz; children: Rizza (Almy) Asuncion, Albert Ngayan, Regie (Don) Verdi, Analyn ...

Michael (Myke) Kalani Dacquel, 45

It is with great sadness that the Dacquel Ohana announces the passing of Michael Kalani Dacquel on May 28, 2020. Michael was born to Mariano and Alejandria Dacquel on December 25 in Wailuku, HI. Memorial services will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Friday July 10, 2020 visitations will be ...

Feliciano Yago Guzman, 79

Feliciano Y. Guzman, 79, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on June 15, 2020, at his home, under the care of Islands Hospice, with family by his side. He was born on December 11, 1940, in the Philippines. Private services will be held on Monday, June 29, 2020, at Ballard Family Mortuary with ...