May 24, 2011
Katherine Frances Gabonia, also known as “Gigean” and “Miss Martin,” 66, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education employee, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Anthony; sons Douglas and Louis Martin, Teroy Sanchez, Terrance Rivera, and Dion and Desmond Gabonia; daughters Leeann Togafau, Lori Pulgarin, Dana Nepo, Desiree Gabonia and Deja Adkins; brothers Daniel Sr., Robert and Stanley Sanchez Sr.; sisters Barbara Hosino, Thelma Santiago, Irene Smith, Debra-Jean Johnson, Lucille Napuunoa and Bernadette Adkins; and 19 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.