Dec. 10, 2011
Regina O. Ventura, 89, of Kapaa, Kauai, a former Hawaiian Fruit Packers Cannery employee, a cook for the Blessed Virgin Mary sisters at St. Catherine’s Convent and a retired state Samuel Mahelona Hospital employee, died in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Kapahi. She is survived by daughters Paulette Ann Vierra, Kitty Catherine Basuel and Regina Eva Ventura; sisters Mary, Sister Catherine O. and Eva Ornellas, and Theresa Martins, Pauline Fernandes and Julia “Julie” Souza; 11 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.