April 14, 2013
Petra Cosma Esmeralda, 90, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kealeku, Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Matias “Maxie”; sons Peter, Michael and Patrick; daughters Loretta Mendez, Sylvia Valdez, Barbara Awa, Patricia Texeira, Theresa Valdez, Debbie Arakawa and Suzette Esmeralda; brothers Marion, Francis and Anthony Cosma; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church, Wailuku. Mass:11 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.