John Ventura Medeiros Jr., 85, passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Lihue on January 7, 2023. He was born in Waimea, Kauai on July 2, 1937. John retired as a carpenter from Fletcher Pacific and Kenneth Shioi Construction, he spent his later years as a woodworker supporting the Kauai community and taught night classes and basic carpentry at Kauai Community College.
He is preceded in passing by his wife, Shirley “Loling” Fuertes Medeiros; his parents, John Sr. and Mary Medeiros; and siblings, Leonard Wayne Medeiros and Gwendolyn Carveiro.
John is survived by his children, John A. (Kimberley) Medeiros, Mark A. (Cheryl Polikapu-Medeiros) Medeiros, Paul A. Medeiros, Jeannine Medeiros, and Joannell (Wayne) Lemi; grandchildren, John M.T. Medeiros, Jason A.Y. Medeiros, Chyler P. Medeiros, Marxon Medeiros, Brian K.K. Medeiros, Rachel K.K. Medeiros, Natasha Lemi, Rosie (Kaven) Walag, and Lorie Lemi; great-grandchildren, Sofina Medeiros, Sampson K. Emayo, Za̅ven Walag, Kaiven Walag, Sarah Singh, and Juanito Singh; and sisters, Carol Deponte and Kathleen (George) Langtad.
Services to be decided at a later date.
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