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Ervin Hunohunoholani Alonzo Contrades Sr.

January 28, 1930 ~ June 19, 2021 (age 91)


Ervin A. Contrades Sr., passed away on June 19, 2021 at the age of 91. He was born on January 28, 1930 in Lihue on Kauai and worked for Amfac Sugar.

He was preceded in death by his wife Mercy Contrades, parents Peter and Ruby Contrades, sister Myrtle (Frank) Napoleon, brother Peter Noah Contrades, sister-in-law Emmaleen Contrades.

He is survived by sons Erv A. Contrades Jr., Clayton C. Contrades, D. Kalei (Wiley Ann) Contrades, hanai son Charlie R. Strunk, daughters Lavana M. (Debra Almeida) Contrades, Sandi L. (Jerry) Costa; brothers Waldemar John (Patsy) Contrades, Daniel Contrades, Joseph (Betty Jane) Contrades, sister Imogene Richards, sister-in-law Anita Contrades on Molokai; grandchildren, Malia L. (Kyle) Napoleon, Roy (Brooke Akaji) Costa, Kalani Contrades, Kelsey K (Linda) Contrades, Kendal (Naomi) Contrades, Kristine (Avaiyak) Burnell; great-grandchildren, Kurt A. and Kyler P. Napoleon, Nakoa L. and Nainoa K. Costa, Keani, Angelo, Dominic Contrades, Scot and Kyle Contrades, Kiara, Kylen, Kendra, Avaiyak Jr., Bella and Ahkivgaq Bryce Burnell.

A celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Kauai Veterans Center in Lihue. Visitation with the family at 9:00 a.m. Memorial service at 10:00 a.m. with luncheon to follow. The family request that flowers be omitted.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, face masks and social distancing are required.


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July 10, 2021

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Kauai Veterans Center (Lihue)

Memorial Service
July 10, 2021

10:00 AM
Kauai Veterans Center (Lihue)

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