Jose L. Encarnacion 81, of Kailua, Oahu, passed away on 3/2/17. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Phillippines and was raised in Lahaina, Maui, in a plantation family, before moving to Oahu. An alumnus of Lahainaluna High School, he eventually became the Business Manager for the Glaziers Union in Honolulu until his retirement. He is preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Rosalina Encarnacion, and two sons, Robert, and Jonathan. He is survived by sons, Jose Jr., and Ronald, grandson, Dylan, brothers, Ernesto, Herman, Roger, and sister, Helene Encarnacion, and niece Alyson, as well as many other nieces and nephews. One of his favorite pastimes was hanging out, talking story, and laughing every morning with his McDonald's gang of friends. Services will be held on Wednesday, April 5th, at St. John Vianney Church in Kailua 9:30am - 10:00am, (visitation) 10:00am - 11:00am, (program/eulogy) 11:00am - 12:00pm, ( Catholic mass) with burial at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery in Kaneohe at 3:00pm.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased