April 3, 2013
Bessie Castro De Gama, 95, of Makawao, Maui, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Roy and Alton, daughters Merle Medeiros and Jean Bermudez, sisters Eva Barglsky and Jane Morikawa, 17 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, Lahaina. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.