Isabel “Bessie” Ventura, 89

Isabel “Bessie” Ventura, 89 of Wailuku, Maui passed away peacefully on November 16, 2018. She was born on February 19, 1929 in Kailua, Maui, Hawaii to the late John and Mary Pacheco.

Isabel was a Housewife and worked at The Royal Lahaina and later retired from Wackenhut Security at the old Maui Airport. Isabel loved her family, movies, shopping, and Las Vegas.

She was predeceased by her husband, Abel Ventura Sr.; son, Abel “Bully” Ventura Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Apo) Rulona; son, Michael (Sun) Ventura of Washington State; sisters, Lorraine (Norman) Pekar of Florida; Frances (Roger) Ferrerly of Wisconsin; grandchildren, Angie (Julio) Bayez, Mandi (Raymond Jr.) Lyons, Jason (Megan) Gomez, Sean Ventura, Brandi Johnston; great grandchildren, Kaytin, Dallas, Trevor, Chason, Jason Jr., Jalea and Luke.

Visitation will be held at Norman’s Mortuary on Thursday December 6, 2018. Viewing will begin at 8:30 a.m. with service to follow at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served until 12:15 p.m. Burial to follow at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao at 1:00 p.m.

We were very blessed to have Annabeth Sayles, Leilani Lyons, (Granddaughters) Angie and Mandi as our special angels who loved and cared for mom at home. Isabel’s family would like to give a special Thank You to Kaunoa Meals on Wheels, Islands Hospice, Ximena, Shelly, Come and Glenda, Hale Makua, Pikake Unit and Staff, Dr. Michael Savona and Maryann, Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary, St. Anthony Church All Family and friends for all the support, care and love for Isabel.

Condolences may be sent to: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com