Ricardo Sapla, 82

Ricardo Paranada Sapla 82 of Lahaina, Maui HI, peacefully passed away at home on January 8, 2021. He was born on April 4, 1938 in Gonzaga Cagayan in the Philippines.

He is survived by son, Roger Sapla (Kristen Sato), Charles (Mary) Morales “adopted son,” 2 grandchildren, Trisha-Marie Sapla (Reece) Gelacio, Ryan Morales, 1 great grandchild Gianna Belle Gelacio, 2 brothers, Saturnino (Irene) Sapla, Martin (Rosita) Sunio.

He is predeceased by his wife, Gorgonia Asuncion Sapla; his parents, Aniceto Bernabe Sapla, Simeona Paranada Sapla; and his siblings, Consolacion Sabas Orteza, Corazon Dominador Morales.

He worked for Maui Land and Pine (Honolua) for more than 25 years and retired in 2003. He was a hard worker, caring and loving dad, papa, brother and uncle to family, friends and even strangers, always putting family first before himself. He also had a big heart for all his and other grandchildren, al-ways spoiling them.

The family is grateful to the staff and doctors of Hospice Maui for thecompassionate care Ricardo received in his final days. Mahalo to the family and friends for the support during this tough time.

Service will be held at Nakamura Mortuary on Thursday, January 28, 2021 with Public viewing from 9:00 am – 11:00 am, Service from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, followed by burial service at 12:30 pm at Maui Memorial Park.

Due to COVID restrictions, everyone must wear a mask at all time, seating is limited to family members only, walk in is limited to 10 people at a time with social distancing in place and time limit for viewing in chapel. Burial service is limited to only 10 people under the tent and everyone must wear a mask and practice social distancing.

You can also send sympathy cards to R. Sapla, P.O. Box 2451, Wailuku, HI 96793.

Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com