Sept. 27, 2010
Gregoria Cubangbang “Goya” Ventura, 81, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired AMFAC Puna Papaya Co. papaya packer and harvester, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. She was born in Cabaruan, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Mariano, Remy, Fidel, Maxie, Benny, Jay and Juanito; daughters Filomena Afaga and Arlyn Cubangbang; brother Federico Cubangbang; sister Lapaz Juan; 24 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire.