May 12, 2011
Juanita Blanco Rieta, 80, of Wailuku, a retired food pantry employee at the Maui Surf Hotel and Westin Maui Resort and Spa, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Alfred, Dennis and Jeff≠rey; brothers Francisco, Robert and James Riponti; sister Elizabeth Hirata; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at King’s Cathedral, Kahului. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.