Obituary Notices: October 16–22

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Jean Desiree Twigg.

Jean Desiree Twigg.

Jean Desiree Twigg
October 19, 1965 – October 16, 2016

Jean Desiree Twigg, 50, of Kahului, Maui, HI, went to be with our Lord Jesus on Oct. 16, 2016. Jean was born in Hilo, Hawaiʻi on Oct. 19, 1965. She attended Waiakea High School.

Jean professed her life to Christ at an early age. She joined Kings Cathedral and was involved in children’s ministry alongside her husband. Jean loved worshiping the Lord and praying for and with others, spending time with family, laughing and always carried a smile on her face. She had an uncanny ability to reach people in a deep and positive way.

Jean is survived by her parents, Juanita Valderama and Jose (Lolita) Valderama; husband George Twigg Jr.; sisters, Delia Wilson, Alma (Daniel) Beal, Maggie Valderama; brother, Jovanni Valderama and numerous nephews and nieces. Older sister Maria Oliphant precedes Jean in death.

Family and friends are invited to Kings Cathedral, 777 Mokulele Hwy, Kahului on Oct. 26, 2016. Visitation at 10 a.m. with Service at 11 a.m., Reception to follow. Casual Attire, No Flowers.


The family of Jean Twigg, wish to extend our sincere thanks to the staffs at Maui Memorial Hospital & Hale Makua – Kahului, church members and friends at King Cathedral.

Vladimir Prokofievich Lantukhov
April 14, 1937 – October 15, 2016

Vladimir Prokofievich Lantukhov, 79, of Kealakekua, Hawaiʻi, was born in Stavropol, Russia, in April of 1937, and passed away on Oct. 15, 2016 in Kealakekua, Hawaiʻi. Vladimir was an oral surgeon and dentist.

He is survived by spouse Yevgenia Lantukhova; daughters Galina Vekhova (spouse Yevgeniy Vekhov) of Kailua-Kona; Svetlana Evtimova (spouse Ivan Evtimov) of Pernik, Bulgaria; five grandchildren and one great grandson.

Memorial services were held, with graveside services at 11 on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at the Naʻalehu Community Cemetery.


Jeff Jerome Pagan Sr.
October 5, 1954 – October 17, 2016

Jeff Jerome Pagan, Sr., 62, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on October 17, 2016, under the care of Islands Hospice. He was born on October 5, 1954, in Puʻunēnē, Maui.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at Norman’s Mortuary; service will begin at 7:30 p.m.; cremation will follow. The family requests no flowers.

Jeff was a retired Automotive Mechanic from Midas in Kahului. He is survived by his wife, D. Kim Sylva; sons, Jeff J. (Cathy) Pagan Jr., Wesley E. (Kahiwa) Pagan, Travis J. Pagan, Alex C. (Celia) Pagan; daughters, Michelle M. (David) Takahama, Sharee M. (Branden) Barut, Alicia A. (Ramsey) Pagan, Ashlee A. (Jaysen) Sanchez, Kaylee E. (Siaosi) Sylva-Pagan; brothers, Ralph Pagan, Leslie Pagan; sisters, Agnes Cravalho, Rose “Sita” Pagan, Linda Saranillio, Betty Texeira, Jane Ortiz, Kathleen Sandoval; 21 grandchildren; and 1 grandchild.

The family would like to express gratitude for the support and care received from Islands Hospice.


Frank Kamakea Williams
December 16, 1939 – October 14, 2016

Frank Kamakea Williams, 76, of Wailuku, passed away on Oct. 14, 2016 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Dec. 16, 1939 on O‘ahu.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului, services will begin at 7 p.m.

Visitation will continue at Ballard Family Mortuary from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, services will begin at 11 a.m., and cremation will follow.

Frank was a veteran of the United States Navy. He worked as a plant operator at Kaiser Cement Company and was a building contractor for Kapili Hale which he owned and operated.

He is survived by his wife, Laura Kaiue Williams; son, Jerry Williams; sister, Claire Leimomi Chewning; step-brother, Jerry Pacheco; step-sisters, Mary Ann Pacheco, and Gwen Alcantra; grandchildren, Frankie, Erica, Edie Mahealani, Ikaika Matthew, Aileen Williams, and Ashley Rodriguez; and great-grandson, Ikaika Pueo Williams, great-granddaughters, Alexis, Pi’ilani, Pualena, and Kiana Williams.

Frank was predeceased by his son, Frank Williams, and step-brother, Stanley Pacheco.

Caroline Cabanilla Guzman

Caroline Cabanilla Guzman

Caroline Cabanilla Guzman
January 3, 1968 – October 13, 2016

Once diagnosed with colorectal cancer 4 years ago, Caroline never gave up. She never complained, and fought courageously while maintaining a brave and cheerful face. Through the countless radiation and chemotherapy treatments, x-rays, doctor visits, hospitalizations, and pain, she battled cancer with a positive outlook of a more optimistic future. Through it all, she continued to raise her two children and was devotedly involved in their lives. Caroline’s grandson brought more joy to her life and she loved being his “Mama Carol.” Before her illness Caroline was a capable tennis player and an energetic walker. She loved the kitchen and would whip up the most delicious, home-filling meal. She loved her family to no end and enjoyed “talking stories.” Caroline, in every way, was the most loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, and aunty. Caroline was a Sr. Bank Teller at Territorial Savings Bank on Maui.

She is survived by her husband, Nelson Guzman; children, Charles (Aileen Ferrer) Guzman, and Shayla Mae Guzman; grandson, Lucas Reid Guzman; parents, Vicente and Criselda Cabanilla; siblings, Catherine (Alvin) Sato, Meryam (Brian) Leong, Vilma (Rolando) Ong, and Juvy (Elven) Ventura; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Feliciano and Clarita Guzman.

Visitation will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 at St. Anthony Church in Wailuku, prayer service will begin at 8:30 p.m.

Visitation will resume at the church on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at 10 a.m., Mass at 11 a.m., and burial will follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park at 1 p.m.

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