John R.Cavaco Sr., 71, of Kailua, a retired heavy equipment operator with the Operating Engineers Local 3, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathleen "Kathi"; son John "John-boy" Jr.; daughters Ann Gonsalves, Corey Huihui and Malia Peters; hanai son William Brown; brothers Darrell "Nicky" Cavaco, Charlie and Wayne Wills and David Tagupa; sisters Leota Souza, Alberta Sanders, Elizabeth "Betty" Duarte, Marnette Acfalle, Louise Lee and May L. Poi; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. March 24 at Kailua Beach Park pavilion, near boat ramp. Scattering of ashes to follow. Online condolences: www. hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased