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Obituaries for Saturday, December 15, 2007

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Posted: Saturday, December 15, 2007 12:00 am

• John Keale Jr.

• Jamieson Cosier

John Keale Jr.

John Kaimanahila Keale Jr., of Kekaha, died at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, on Dec. 13, 2007, at the age of 50.

Born on Ni‘ihau on April 24, 1957, he was a musician/ journeyman welder.

He is survived by three daughters, Rose Elaine Keale of Kekaha, Colleen Kahealani Niau of Ni‘ihau and Doreen Castillo of Hanapepe; 12 grandchildren; two sisters, Jean Ileialoha Keale Beniamina and Luana Kuulei Keale (Paul Naumu) Kaohelaulii; numerous aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Garden Island Mortuary chapel; service to follow. Burial will be held at the Hanapepe Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Jamieson Cosier

Jamieson Wayne K. Hatori Cosier, of Kalaheo, died at Queen’s Medical Center on Dec. 6, 2007, at the age of 24.

Born in Lihu‘e, on Dec. 11, 1982, he is survived by his parents Bruce and Lori Cosier; daughter Shelbri-Ann Cosier; fiancé Dayla Yamamoto; sisters Ann-Janette (Alika) Toledo of Hilo and Bricille (Marquis Dawkins) Cosier of Kalaheo; nephews Trysen Cosier, Isaiah, Kobe and Kamron Toledo of Hilo; niece Torianna Dawkins; maternal grandmother Josephine Hazel Soto; numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by his maternal great-grandmother Anna Jennie Manoi and maternal grandfather John Soto. Jay’s passion was soccer, he played the sport from the age of 6. He traveled to Brazil in his teens and played for the Sea Warriors of Hawaii Pacific University. He was a member of the Westside Afterburner’s team also the Kauai Men’s Soccer Association.

Friends may visit with the family from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Mass will be at 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary and Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

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