RANDOLPH A. “RANDY” DECOITO SR. Clackamas, OR — Randolph Alan DeCoito Sr., 83, spent the final weeks of his life surrounded by his loving family and passed quietly at his home in the early morning hours of June 26, 2021.
Randy was born in Honolulu, HI, May 3, 1938 to the late Gabriel and Thelma (Nascimento) DeCoito. He attended Saint Louis Catholic School for all 13 years of primary education and graduated in 1956. He then attended Northrup Aeronautical Institute in Los Angeles, California from 1956-1958, graduating with an engineering degree.
He was the branch manager of Montgomery/Kone Elevator Co. in Honolulu which included Guam and the Far East. He retired after 47 years.
He moved to Oregon in 2002 with his family.
Northwest Elevator Co. sought him as service manager of their office in Portland, OR. He worked there for another 10 years.
He retired in 2009 after 57 years in the elevator business.
He is survived by his wife, of 62 years, Annette (Carvalho) DeCoito; 3 daughters; Ann (Scott) Augst of Damascus, OR, Alena DeCoito of Oregon City, OR, Alexis DeCoito of Clackamas, OR; 5 sons Randy II (Kathy) of Lincoln, NE, Chuck (Lisa) of Makakilo, HI, Robert of Newport, OR, Scott (Jennifer) of Clackamas, OR, Austin of Milwaukie, OR; 7 grandchildren Jordan Augst of Damascus, OR, Aubree Augst of Oregon City, OR, Cara (Claire) DeCoito of Kansas City, MO, Chloe DeCoito of Omaha, NE, Courtney DeCoito of Mililani, HI, Chase DeCoito of Gresham, OR, Scott DeCoito Jr. of Clackamas, OR; 5 great-grandchildren; Atticus, Alyiah, Aria, Sophia & Landon.
Also surviving are many cousins, nieces, nephews and cherished friends from a long and fulfilling life.
Randy is pre-deceased by his parents; a sister; Diane Rego and in-laws; Albert and Isabell Carvalho.
A mass celebrating Randy's life will be held at the Saint Louis High School Chapel Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm. A visitation with family will be held immediately after from 5 to 6 pm.
Per Randy's wishes, cremation has taken place and the scattering of his ashes will be in Kaneohe Bay. "Hana Pa'a Randy".
The family asks; in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Tunnels to Towers Foundation @ t2t.org or your favorite charity. Aloha attire.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased