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OBITUARIES for July 2 issue

By Staff | Jul 2, 2015

John “Harry” David Balinbin, 73

John “Harry” David Balinbin, 73, of Lahaina passed away on June 9, 2015 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on June 16, 1941.

He graduated from Lahainaluna High School, earned a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Western New Mexico University, completed an enlistment with the Army National Guard, and worked at his family restaurant, The Coconut Grove, and Embassy Suites. He enjoyed tennis, hunting, diving, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. with a mass at 10 a.m. at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, followed by a gathering of family and friends at Canoe Beach.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Eusebio and Dionicia Balinbin; siblings Vivian (Miguel) Asio, Antonio Balinbin, Alfred Balinbin, Ernest “China” Balinbin, and Henry Balinbin; and brothers-in-law Frank Laborte and Bob Donnelson.

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Balinbin; children, Chad (Melani) Balinbin, Anjanette (Brian) Naganuma, Brock (Meredith) Balinbin, and Wade Balinbin; siblings, Joseph (Mary) Balinbin, Magdalena “Mary” Laborte, Susan Donnelson and Rudy (Patricia) Balinbin; sisters-in-law Juliana Balinbin, Rose Balinbin, and Cecilia Balinbin; and many beloved nieces, nephews and grandchildren.

Online condolences can be posted at www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.


Alfa “Angee” Gutierrez, 40

Alfa “Angee” Gutierrez, 40, of Lahaina passed away on June 18, 2015, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Aug. 8, 1974, in Pangasinan, Philippines.

She formerly worked at The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort as a Pool Server.

Services were held on June 25-26. She is survived by her children, Erica and Miguelito Sanchez; mother, Rosario Gutierrez; siblings, Manny (Salome) Gutierrez, Sarah (Mason) Hallet, Liela Gutierrez, Diana (Robert) Sheldon, Arlana Kydd, and Abraham Gutierrez; and 12 nieces and nephews.

Online condolences can be posted at www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.