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Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 12:00 am

Richard “Rick” Proczka

Richard “Rick” Zbigniew Proczka of Kilauea died at Hanalei Bay on February 9, 2013, at the age of 64. He was born in Woverhampton, England on October 17, 1948, and was the owner of Rick’s Roofing.

He is survied by his wife, Charlene “Char” Proczka of Kilauea, daughter, Dawn Amie (Chad) Ingols of Kilauea; two sons, Andrzej Proczka and John Jozef Proczka; 2 grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara Amaral and Krys Widaman; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Kilauea, 2433 Kolo Rd. at 4:00 p.m.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Proczka family with arrangements.

Jacinta Ubay

Jacinta Afaga Ubay of Hanamaulu died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on February 1, 2013, at the age of 84.  She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on September 11, 1928, and retired from Wilcox Memorial Hospital as an X-ray Receptionist.

She was preceded in death by her husband Rizal M. Ubay; daughter, Beatriz A. Ubay and parents, Eusebio Afaga and Estefania Fernandez.

She is survived by her children, Aurea Fe (Rodrigo) Fernandez of Arizona, Rizal (Carina) Ubay Jr. of Australia, Cesar Ubay of Washington State, Maria Lourdes (Steven) Barton of California, May Rose (Romeo) Fernandez of Puhi, Lisa (Kenneth Carvalho) Ubay of Kilauea, Robert (Marisol) Ubay of the Philippines; Uncle, Dionicio Cadabona of Hanamaulu; sisters, Benjamina (Arsenio) Yanuaria of Oahu, Goni (Greg) Sadora of Wailua, Andrea (Jose) Ramelb of Oahu; 14 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Church with viewing from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10:00 a.m.  Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Ubay family with arrangements.

Rafael Agonoy Acoba

Rafael Agonoy Acoba of Kekaha, Kauai, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2013 at home at the age of 90. Born to Emiliano and Isabel Acoba, on January 23, 1923 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he retired from Kekaha Sugar Co.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Juanita Afaga, Felomina Acoba, and Melicia Acoba; brothers, Francisco Acoba, Benjamin Acoba, Venancio Acoba, Eulogio Acoba, and Domingo Acoba; and brothers-in-law, Macario Afaga and Segundo Yanos.

He is survived by his wife, Inocencia Acoba; daughter, Wilma (Carlos) Medina of Eleele; sons, Cesar (Estra) Acoba of Eleele, and Abraham (Rosalee) Acoba of Kekaha; sisters, Felisa Yanos of Kekaha, Magdalena (Mariano) Yanos of Honolulu, and Polly (Josefino) Llanillo of Kalaheo; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Acoba of Kona, and Clarita Acoba of Honolulu; and five grandchildren, Heather Medina of Eleele, Charles Medina of California, Stephanie Maile Acoba of Eleele, Alyssa Perry of Kekaha, and Wendy Perry of Kekaha; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Kekaha, with viewing from 8:30 am to 10:00am, and service at 10am. Burial will follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

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1 comment:

  • kauaiboy posted at 12:22 pm on Fri, Feb 15, 2013.

    kauaiboy Posts: 286

    Rest in peace, Rick Proczka. You charged hard, but were humble about your talent in the surf and provided encouragement to those who did not necessarily share them.


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