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OBITUARIES for April 23 issue

By Staff | Apr 23, 2015

Visitacion C. Cordero, 94

Visitacion C. Cordero, 94, of Kahului passed away on April 3, 2015 at home. She was born on Dec. 5, 1920 in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.

Services will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 at Christ the King Catholic Church, with visitation from 6 p.m.; Mass begins at 8 p.m. Visitation continues on Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku from 8 a.m., followed by 10 a.m. burial at Valley Isle Memorial Park-Haiku.

She was retired from the Hyatt Regency Maui in Kaanapali with the laundry department.

She is survived by her sons, Benny (Ofelia) Cordero and Pete (Marlene) Cordero; daughters, Estfania (Bartolome) Realin and Sofia (Eduardo) Cabias; sisters, Adelaida Aquino and Pacita Carrido; 23 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Anacleto Cordero, and sons Alfredo Cordero, Regino Cordero, Custodio Cordero and Domindor Cordero.

Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.


Earl Joseph “Joe” Craig, 88

Earl Joseph “Joe” Craig, 88, of Lahaina, died April 14, 2015 in Colorado.

He was born Nov. 16, 1926 in Mason, Iowa to Roland Raphael and Agnes Bridget (Clancy) Craig.

Joe married Joanne Rosalee Bowers on June 14, 1947 in California.

He was a veteran of WWII, receiving the Victory Medal, and he enjoyed playing golf at his home in Maui.

Survivors include his sons, Dennis, Tim, Jeff and Kevin; daughters, Michelle, Kathy, Cheryl and Cindy; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding Joe in death are his wife, Joanne Craig; son, Matthew Craig; grandson, Joseph Cameron; and great grandson, Lucas Darnell.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 30, at Sacred Hearts Church in Lahaina. A funeral mass will begin at 11 a.m., and burial will follow at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery in Makawao at 1 p.m.

Online condolences may be made at: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com