Jocel Ragudo De Rivera, 36

Jocel Ragudo De Rivera, 36, of Lahaina, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2017, at Maui Memorial Medical Center in Wailuku.

Services honoring Mr. De Rivera will be held on February 27, 2017 at Maria Lanakila Church. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m.; with funeral mass at 7 p.m.

Nakamura Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.

Jocel was born on August 15, 1980 in Laoag City, Phils. He moved to Maui when he was 12 years old. He attended Lahaina Luna High School, class of 1999.

He was a cook at local restaurants. He enjoyed fishing, talking stories, painting, was artistic and an exceptional cook.

Jocel was predeceased by his father, Joseph De Rivera. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, daughter, Jazmine De Rivera; son, Jocel Jr.; partner, Megan Salmond; mother, Cecilia De Rivera; sister, Lhovely (Bruce) Callaway; brothers, Marlon Ragudo and Julius De Rivera; numerous loving aunties, uncles, and cousins.

Online condolences may be offered at www.nakamuramortuary.com