Manuel ‘Americano’ Ufina Unciano
Manuel “Americano” Ufina Unciano, 84 years old passed away on Sept. 3, 2017, at Kauai Veteran Memorial Hospital. Born on Feb. 19, 1933, in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, he was formerly employed with Waimea dairy and retired from Kekaha Sugar.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nemesia S. Unciano; parents, Catalino and Brigida Unciano; sister, Vida Aschinger; brother, Jaime Unciano; twin sibling, Angelito and Angelita Unciano; hanai parents, Crisanta Ufina and Epifanio Torres; brothers-in-law, Alan Aschinger and Benito Sarmiento; father-in-law, Luis Sarmiento; mother-in-law, Elena Sarmiento.
He is survived by his children, Marietta “Mars” (Jonathan) Oyamot of Hanapepe, Consolacion “Consa” (Neil) Pigao of Eleele, Eric (Tina) Unciano of Eleele, Edgar (Geri) Unciano of Hanapepe, Edelwisa (Anthony) Cruz of Hanapepe; sister, Benedicta (Everett) Vicerra Brumaghim of Lani City; grandchildren, Taysia and Jayson Oyamot, Kyle and Alyssa Pigao, Chastity Hada, Tyrelle, Tysson and Tyreen Unciano and Austin Cruz; great grandchild, Hunter Kostjuk; hanai sisters, Teresita (Frank) Torres-Dino of California, Pilar Torres of Philippines, Nora (Gerald) Torres-German of Texas; brother-in-law, Domingo (Cora) Sarmiento; sister-inlaws, Eugenia Realon, Emerita Sarmiento; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Waimea Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Cemetery. Casual attire.
Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.