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Obituaries for Friday, October 13, 2017

October 13, 2017 GMT

Anthony Sires Texeira

Anthony Sires Texeira of Kapaa passed away in Garden Isle Health Care on Sept. 30, 2017, at the age of 84. He was born in Lihue on Dec. 31, 1932; a Veteran of the United States Army he retired from Lihue Sugar Plantation as a Haul Cane Truck Driver after 44 years.

Preceded in death by his parents, William Texeira Sr. and Angeline Chandler Texeira; brothers, Michael Texeira Sr. and Stephen Texeira.

Anthony is survived by his wife, Cecilia P. Texeira; children, Anthony (the late Linda Kaaumoana-Texeira) Texeira Jr., Teresa (Jarret) Villanueva, Lucia Texeira, Simon (Cindy) Texeira, Emma Texeira, Irene Texeira; 8 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; brothers, William (Lahapa) Texeira Jr., David Texeira, Aloysius (Leslie) Texeira Sr.; sisters, Angelina “Honey” (Lynn) Turner, Rosalina “Sweetie” (Patrick Sr.) Lopez, Chanel (Mario) Catbagan; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at St. Catherine Church with visitation from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 9 a.m. Military Honors will begin at 8:15 a.m.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.