Maui Weekly Obituary Notices: Dec. 25, 2016
Caridad Wandasan Ancheta
May 20, 1926 – December 21, 2016
Caridad Wandasan Ancheta, 60, of Kahului, Maui, passed away on December 21, 2016, at Hale Makua Kahului. She was born on May 20, 1956, in Bocloc, Abra, Philippines.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 30, 2016, at Norman’s Mortuary; prayer service will begin at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will also be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2016, at Norman’s Mortuary; service will begin at 9:30 a.m.; burial will follow, 11:00 a.m., at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery in Haiku.
Caridad is survived by her husband, Domingo S. Ancheta; father, Rogue Wandasan; son, Arnold (Rosalie) Ancheta; daughters, Editha “Edna” (Arnel Galo) Ancheta, Marissa (Orlando) Itliong; sisters, Cristina Gimba, Melita Wandasan; brothers, Fernando Wandasan, Aladin Wandasan; and 11 grandchildren.
January 22, 1941 – December 17, 2016
Stanley Podlewski, 75, of Haliimaile, Maui, passed away on December 17, 2016. He was born on January 22, 1941, in Jermyn, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Hamtramck High School in 1958.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016, at Norman’s Mortuary; service will begin at 11:00 a.m.
Stanley served in the U.S. Coast Guard, then proudly gave 19 years to the Maui Police Department, earning the rankings as Sergeant. He was a tour guide operator who later worked for United Airlines and Mid Pacific Air and volunteered as an umpire, referee and coach for many sporting events.
He is survived by his wife, Dorna Mae Kuupio Almeida Podlewski; children, Stanley Podlewski Jr., David Douglas Podlewski (Julie Brown), Norman Keith Podlewski (Verna), Veronica Kuuipo Gomes (Shannon), Vernon Keoni Podlewski (Sara); brothers, Raymond Podlewski (Rose), Stephen Sobczak (Jane-deceased); 10 grandchildren; and 1 great grandchild.
Helen G. Gazmen
May 10, 1953 – December 17, 2016
Helen G. Gazmen, 63, of Kahului, passed away on December 17, 2016 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on May 10, 1953 in Banna Ilocos Norte, Philippines.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 7 p.m.
Visitation will continue at 8 a.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2016, at Norman’s Mortuary in Wailuku, service 11 a.m., and burial will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Helen was a housekeeper at Napili Shores.
She is survived by her husband, Rolando Gazmen; sons, Edwin (Tonja) Pebenito, Randy (Cathy) Pebenito, Jon (Christine Almogela) Gazmen; siblings, Avenilda G. (Felipe) Tomas, Carlito (Sonia) Gajonera Jr., Ricardo (Ma. Tess) Gajonera, Elmer (Nida) Gajonera, Marybeth G. (James) Hurley, Robert (Heidi) Gajonera, Edison (Verona) Gajonera; grandchildren, Justin, Eliaz, Levi, and Jasper Pebenito; nieces, Dedet, Joy, Dessa, Ashley, Eldane, Crystal, and Amvar; nephews, Von, Karl, Michael, Ian, RJ, Victor, Banjo, Vincent, and JR; grandnieces, Angelina and Madeline Gajonera; and brother-in-law, Edmund (Dolly) Gazmen.
June 25, 1943 – December 16, 2016
Marvin En Pin Shim
May 12, 1945 – December 13, 2016
Marvin En Pin Shim, 71, of Kula, Maui, passed away on December 13, 2016, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on May 13, 1945, in Kula.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016, at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2016, at St. John’s Episcopal Church; service will begin at 10:00 a.m.; burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Marvin retired from Hawaiian Telephone Company and Costco. He was predeceased by his parents, Harold and Hannah Fong Shim. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Ventula Shim; son, Christopher (Gioia) Shim; grandchildren, Gianna, Anthony, Noelani and Lilly; godchildren, Courtney & Drew Honda, Brandon & Krystal Shim; siblings, Roland (Barbara) Shim, Lester (Janet) Shim, Michael (Norene) Shim; nieces, nephews; and Fong and Shim Relatives.
Ruby H. Yoshisato
April 24, 1931 – December 12, 2016
Ruby worked for Maui Pineapple Cannery for over 50 years. After retiring she enjoyed going to Las Vegas and spending time with her family and friends. She was very active in the ILWU and the Democratic Party helping all the candidates. She is survived by her niece/caregiver, Suzette (Steve) Joaquin; sisters, Kay Walden of Arizona, Mildred Rodrigues of Wailuku and Diane (Joven Pico) Yamanoha of Kahului. She also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului. Visitation will be from 8:30am-11:00am with prayer service at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Makawao Veterans Cemetery at 1:00pm.
The family would like to express their gratitude for all the support received from Kaiser Permanente, Island Hospice and the gang at Hale Mahaolu Akahi.
***For more information, to leave condolences, or to send flowers, visit the Ballard Family Mortuary website.