Maui Obituaries: Week Ending Nov. 13, 2022 : Maui Now

Maui Obituaries for the week ending November 13, 2022. May they rest in peace.

Frances Thompson

Frances Barbara Thompson as De Silva

June 15, 1932 – November 10, 2022

Frances Barbara Thompson, 90, of Hawi, Hawaii, died November 10, 2022 in Kamuela, Hawaii. She was born on June 15, 1932 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Frances worked as a cashier in a hardware store.

She is survived by sons Michael (Gail) Moniz of Washington State; Rex (Sheri) Thompson of Hawi, Hawaii; eleven grandchildren; numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren as well as numerous loving nieces and nephews.

Private services will take place at a later date.

Ballard Family Mortuary-Kona Services.

Edith Ann Pagampao

Edith Ann Pagampao

Sept 1, 1935 – Oct 13, 2022

Eustazio Purugganan

Eustazio Pascua Purugganan

July 11, 1939 – October 31, 2022

Eustazio Pascua Purugganan, 83, died on October 31, 2022 in Wailuku, Maui. He was born on July 11, 1939 to Pedro Purugganan and Maria Pascua on O’ahu, Hawaii.

Eustazio survived by his two sons; Enrique Purugganan & Juan Pablo Purugganan; his three grandchildren Nathaniel, Cheylee and Sierra.

He was preceded in death by his wife Tomasa and son Rafeal Purugganan.

Eustazio was a great family man and loving father. He was married to Tomasa and the couple had three children together. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in restaurant management. Eustazio was a sociable, active man who spent most of his life traveling. He enjoyed cooking, his family and photography. His family and friends will always remember him as a cheerful, kind and loving person.

Funeral services will be held at Norman’s Mortuary on Thursday 10th November 2022, open to the public from 6pm to 9pm

Family interment at Maui Veteran’s Cemetery on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 1:00 p.m

Clarence Moniz

Clarence Moniz Sr.

March 11, 1930 – November 1, 2022

Our beloved father, Clarence Moniz Sr. of Pukalani, passed away on November 1, 2022 at his home under the care of Maui Hospice.

Clarence, known to most as “Pops”, was born on March 11, 1930 in Sprecklesville, Pa’ia, Maui to Frank Moniz and Mary Pereira Fevella. He was the fifth of six siblings.

Clarence served in the US Army as a truck driver during the 1953 Korean War. He also retired from the Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company as a utility truck driver, spending most of his time at home landscaping and house repairs. Despite being very busy, he enjoyed staying at home, helping with babysitting, and visiting friends and family. He will be greatly missed.

He is predeceased from his loving wife, Christine Kalei Apo Moniz, with whom he was 65, and leaves two sons, Clarence (Merlinda) Moniz Jr. and Randolph M. Moniz; granddaughters, Jamielynn B. Moniz, Nhoelyn (Junares) Villa, Kyle Moniz and Gwendolyn Moniz; and his great-grandchildren Eli Moniz, Alyanna Villa and Belle Villa.

Special Mahalo to Hospice Maui for their overwhelming support and Meals on Wheels, Kaunoa Senior Services.

An ash service will be held at St. Joseph’s Church in Makawao on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. 8.30 a.m. family visit, 9.30 a.m. public visit, 10.30 a.m. eulogy, 11.00 a.m. church service and lunch afterwards. Funeral at Maui Veterans Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Instead of flowers, please only lei.

Condolences can be sent to:

Shirley deSoto

Shirley deSoto

Sept 12, 1955 – Oct 10, 2022

Shirley Kuuipo De Soto (Kekona), 67, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died October 10, 2022. She was born September 12, 1955 in Wailuku, Maui.

The viewing will be on Sunday, November 13, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Ballard Family Morgue; Worship services begin at 11:00 a.m., last viewing until 1:00 p.m.; Cremation follows.

Shirley is survived by her husband Larry De Soto; her son William “Billy” Kekona III (Dee Dee Otani); Grandchildren: Shyla-ann “Ashley” Kekona (AJ Mata), Shanice Otani-Kekona (Bryson Castillo), Kalub Otani-Kekona; great-grandchildren, Nainoa Mata, ‘Ale’alani Mata, Lawai’a Mata, Kanaloa Mata, Brensyn Kekona-Castillo, Khloe Kekona-Castillo, Kyrah Kekona-Castillo, Kamohoali’i Kekona-Castillo; sisters, Lorraine Maka Valdez (Don Valdez), Lorraine Mana Kaiu (Eddie Kaiu); Brothers, Dan Kekona (Michelle Kekona) and Francis Kekona.

Carol Hoecker

Carol Ann Stool

August 14, 1949 – October 24, 2022

Carol Ann Hocker, 73, of Hilo, died October 24 at the Hawaii Care Choices Care Center. Born in Rutland, Vermont, Carol graduated magna cum laude from the University of Vermont in 1971. She graduated from Worcester State College’s occupational therapy program in 1988 and has been on the dean’s list for all semesters. Carol married Lon Hocker in 1994 and moved to Hilo in 1999, where she worked as an occupational therapist and taught special needs children. She danced the hula for Lori Lei, taught international folk dance and played the violin. Carol was also involved in founding the Lavaloha Chocolate Farm, making miniatures, writing fiddle melodies and painting watercolors as taught by Jane Chao.

Carol is survived by her husband Lon Hocker.

No services at the moment.

Delma case

August 19, 1942 – October 31, 2022

Delma Marie Case, 80, of Waimea, died on October 31, 2022 at North Hawaiʻi Community Hospital. Born in Honokaʻa, she was a homemaker, beloved caregiver and babysitter, member of the Mauna Kea Quilters Guild, and honorary member of Mauna Kea Education and Awareness.

She is survived by husband William Newton Case; daughters Bonnie Pualani Case (E. Kalani Flores), Bernadine Marie Likolehua Case (Michael Manu), Brenda Lee Kaulana Resendiz Reynoso (Saul), son William Newton Case II (Susan) all Waimea; sisters Valerie Begas (Roy Boro), Tammy Begas; sister-in-law Maureen Begas (Timothy); granddaughters, Hāwane Rios, Kapulei Flores, Mariah-Rae Case, Shiadani Marie Resendiz Reynoso, grandchildren, Heimana Manu, great-grandchildren, Myla-Rose DeAguiar, Ocean Murtagh; hānai daughter;
Alice Fujii and many family members and friends.

There are currently no services planned.

Katherine “Nanny” Bulda

Katherine “Nanny” Bulda

Nov 18, 1929 – Oct 17, 2022

Katherine “Nanny” Bulda, 92, of Kahului, Maui, died on October 17, 2022 at Maui Memorial Medical Center with her family by her side. She was born on November 18, 1929 in Kokomo, Maui, Hawaii and grew up in Hamakuapoko, Maui.

Katherine worked at the Libby & McNeil & Haserot Cannery warehouse in Haʻikū, where she retired after 20 years.

She was affectionately called “Nanny” when she started babysitting 47 years ago. She loved all the children she cared for as if they were her own, and her greatest joy was when she was out in church and heard “Hello, Nanny.”

Nanny lived a simple life and her love for family was evident in everything she did. She was a devout Catholic and loved to “tell stories” with family, friends, and strangers. Her grandchildren were her pride.

She is survived by her beloved husband Sedring Bulda of 75 years; daughter, Francine “Candy” Joaquin; Sister, Thelma “Sparkie” (David) Herrera of San Mateo, CA; three grandchildren, Scott (Nicole) Joaquin, Jonathan (Tia) Joaquin, Nicole (Joseph) Joaquin-Foster; six great-grandchildren, Taylissa (Cory) Lehano, Tiani Joaquin-Foster, Ariyanna (Justin) Thyne, Tyra (Chandler) Wade, Taj Joaquin, Japheth Joaquin; and five great-great grandchildren, Ryla & Raye Ann Lehano, Hunter Thyne, and Jalin & Aniya Wade.

Nanny was deceased by her parents, Antone and Jennie Martelles Crastes; her sisters Roseline Yamane, Mabel Grotz; brother Anthony “Harry” Crastes; and son-in-law Richard “Dickie” Joaquin. The visitation will take place on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. at Christ the King Church Kahului; The eulogy begins at 10:30 a.m.; Mass at 11 a.m.; Cremation follows. She will be buried on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at Maui Veteran’s Cemetery in Makawao.

Edward Lalim

Edward Lalim Sr.

March 15, 1940 – October 7, 2022

Edward Fahardo Lalim, Sr., 82, of Kahului, died on October 7, 2022 at Maui Hale Hospice in Wailuku. He was born on March 15, 1940 in Kawela, Molokaʻi.

Edward was a US Army veteran. He also worked as a busboy for Dollar Rent a Car.

He is survived by his sons Edward “Peanut” F. Lalim, Jr. and Joseph Steven Kalani Lalim; siblings Fely Siangco, Visiy Sevilla and Virgie Haines; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The viewing will be on Friday, November 18, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ballard family mortuary, the memorial service will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the memorial service will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

Siosaia Tu’akalau Sat

Siosaia Tu’akalau Sat

April 25, 1952 – October 31, 2022

Josefine Sinenci

Josephine Kapuahaunani Sinenci (Saltiban)

August 11, 1952 – October 31, 2022

Josephine Kapuahaunani Saltiban Sinenci died at the age of 70 on October 31, 2022 in Kahului, Maui.

Josephine was born on August 19, 1952 at Kula Sanatorium, Keokea to parents Fermin F. Saltiban and Caroline Kuhaulua Benton. She is a graduate of Old Maui High School in Hamakuapoko and the eldest of eight siblings. She previously worked at Napa Auto Parts Store (O’ahu/Maui), Tire Warehouse (Kahului), Burger King (Lahaina), First Interstate Bank (Lahaina), Lahainaluna High School (Cafeteria) and IHOP-International House of Pancakes (Kīhei/Kahului). ).

Josephine is survived by their daughter Jacqueline K. Sinenci of Honokohau; her son Friedrich n. Sinenci jr. (Roxanne) from Kīhei, daughters Annalisa M. Sinenci and Alicia A. Sinenci from Wailuku. grandson Alapaki Mauilani Carlitos Sinenci and seven other grandchildren; Riley, Reece, Raybeka, Radon, Mahina, Josiah, Natasha, and four great-grandchildren, Bailee Rose, Brylee Kalea, Marcilla Ann, and Rhydon Nicolas. Sisters Leonora “Maka” Saltiban from Wailuku, Carol Ann Saltiban from Kahului and Valerie Nahoopii (Agenhart) from Wailuku. Brothers William Saltiban from Kīhei and Lloyd Saltiban (Michelle) from O’ahu. She is also survived by many nephews, nieces, great-nephews, and great-nieces.

Josephine is deceased of her parents, husband Frederick N. Sinenci, Sr., brothers Torrence “Tolo” Saltiban and Fermin Saltiban. She is also deceased of her love, Robert Purdy, a longtime Roberts bus driver, with whom she rode for hours on the bus to spend time with, which resulted in a loving, supportive camaraderie for over 15 years.

Memorial services will be held at Norman’s Mortuary in Wailuku on Saturday, November 19, 2022. Visitation 8am – 9am for family, 9am – 12pm for the public with services beginning at 10am by Wayne Higa. Aloha clothing requested. The family expresses their aloha for your support during this difficult time.

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