Josephine Edica Yadao (Yadao) Asuncion

November 13, 1936 ~ March 9, 2021 (age 84)


Josephine Edica Yadao Asuncion, 84, of Kilauea passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on March 9, 2021. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai on November 13, 1936 and retired from Princeville Hotel as a bartender.

She was preceded in death by her Husband, Vernon “Cris” Asuncion; parents, Timoteo & Eutropia Yadao; brothers, Bernard, Jose, Raymond & Joseph “Juny” Yadao; sisters, Maria Cabungan, Esmenia “Essie” Belmonte, Christina “Katy” Constantino.

Josephine is survived by her children, Timothy “Timmy” (Patrice) Asuncion, Nadine (Robin) Robinson, Cisco (Tom) Peru, Magdalena “Cookie” Peru, Leslie (Evajoy) Peru, Marian “Hue” Regidor, Cristine Asuncion, Leonard (Theresa) Asuncion, Joanne Asuncion, Jade (Larry) Rosa; sister, Francis Bilog; 22 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 2 great great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins and sisters-in-law. 

A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, March 26, 2021 at Kauai Memorial Gardens Funeral Home with viewing from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

A Mass will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at St. Sylvester Church at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Kilauea Japanese Cemetery.

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March 26, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Kauai Memorial Gardens
4716 Maalo Rd.
Lihue, HI 96766

Mass of Christian Burial
March 27, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Sylverter Church
90 Kolo Rd.
Kilauea, HI 96754

March 27, 2021

11:30 AM
Kilauea Japanese Cemetery, New Hope Kilauea

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