Patricia “Patty” Enriquez, 80
Patricia “Patty” Enriquez, 80 of Wailuku, Maui passed away peacefully at home on May 7th, 2019. She was born on December 9th, 1938 in Puna, Hawaii to the late Santiago Garcia Antida and Otomo Pililani Kobayashi, owners of Ola’a Sugar Company who were known for their sugar cane, papaya and vanda orchids until 1960 when the Kilauea eruption consumed the family plantation.
Patricia was intelligent and gifted with many talents. She well versed in Hawaiian, Japanese, Filipino and the English language. She enjoyed dancing hula, playing her ukulele, singing karaoke at various parties, nursing facilities, and kupuna programs with her family and friends. Patricia was skilled in various traditional Hawaiian lei making techniques; resourceful with hand-crafted floral arrangements, bouquets and hair pieces using fauna and flora that were primarily from her garden.
Patricia was predeceased by her Brother; Basil Antida, Sisters; Carrie Uyetake and Jewel Lenn. She is survived and treasured by her Brother; Ernie Antida, Children; Yolanda Sniffen, Wilfred Enriquez and Jennifer (Ronnie) Mortel. Grandchildren; Kyle Enriquez, Kristen Enriquez and Jaiden Mortel. Great Grandchildren; Olivia Enriquez, Mikey Enriquez and numerous nieces and nephews and friends.
Visitation and prayers will be held on Saturday June 15th, 2019 at St. Anthony Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. with Prayer service to begin at 11 a.m. with Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park at 12:30 p.m.
The family would like to thank Dr. Koo from Queens Medical Center, Kahuku Medical Center, Bayada Home Health and Islands Hospice. Also a special mahalo to Marie Faye physical therapist at Kahuku Medical Center along with Pauahi and Carmen from Islands Hospice for their compassionate support and care of Patricia during her time here.
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