Joseph Rufino Maddela Sr., 73

Joseph Rufino Maddela Sr., 73, of Kahului, passed away on September 9, 2014, at his home under the care of Hospice Maui. He was born on October 15, 1940, in Hana.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 29, 2014, at Ballard Family Mortuary; eulogy starts at 10:45 a.m.; service will begin at 11:00 a.m.; burial will follow, 2:00 p.m., at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery in Wailuku. The family requests aloha attire.

Joseph was a Building Maintenance Engineer and Charter Member at Kaanapali Beach Club for 27 years (formerly known as Embassy Suites). He is survived by his wife, Ramona Maddela; sons, Joseph R. Maddela Jr., Colin-Lee Maddela, Travis “Kealii” Maddela; brother, Arthur V. (Maybelle) Maddela; sisters, Monica L. Maddela, Roxanne “Hoku” Hu; grandchildren, Jamie (Derek) Vinoray-Perreira, Keith-Christopher (Jessica) Vinoray, Travis Keali’i (Sara) Escamilla-Maddela, Joshua Maddela; and great grandchildren, Skyler Wong, Dreschen Perreira, Dillon Perreira, Elijah Vinoray, Ethan Vinoray, Kayden-Lee Maddela, Kailea Maddela, and Hali’a Maddela.

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