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Raphael Gonsalves Jr.

May 1, 1935 ~ April 29, 2022 (age 86)


Raphael Gonsalves Jr. from Lihue, passed away at age 86 on April 29, 2022 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on May 1, 1935 in Hanamaulu, he was a retired truck driver for E.F Neilson & Aina Construction, alongside being a supervisor for Donald’s Roofing Company.

He was preceded in death by daughter Lia Ann Gonsalves, granddaughter Waileia Mable Gonsalves, great granddaughter Haevin Gonsalves, brothers Damien & Clifford Gonsalves, parents Rafael & Mable Gonsalves and stepmother Dorothy Gonsalves.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Veronica Rego Gonsalves, sons Raleigh Gonsalves, Donald (Evelyn) Gonsalves, Jeffery (Clammie Manipon) Gonsalves, Roger (Cherrie Mano’i) Gonsalves, and Roy (Renee) Gonsalves, daughter Teresa Gonsalves, brother Thomas (Evelyn) Gonsalves, sister in-laws Fanny Gonsalves and Eleanor Gonsalves, 23 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at Kauai Veteran Center, on June 24,2022, viewing starts 9:00am, services to follow at 10:00am. 

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June 24, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Kauai Veterans Center (Lihue)

Memorial Service
June 24, 2022

10:00 AM
Kauai Veterans Center (Lihue)

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