Jan. 7, 2011
Abel Joseph Ferreira Sr., 71, of Waimea, Hawaii, a cowboy, rancher and former ambulance driver, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Valerie; sons Abel Kapono II and Ricky, Abel III and Kevin Ferreira; daughters Shirley Kepani, Wanda W. Chong, Shanell Crisafi and Krystle Ferreira; and numerous brothers, sisters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. tomorrow at Waimea Annunciation Church. Mass: 10 a.m.