Rosita Carrancho Casino

Surrounded by family, Rosita Carrancho Casino, 95, of Kaunakakai passed away peacefully on Monday, June 20, 2022. 

Born in Santa Maria Ilocos Sur, Philippines to Aniceto Carrancho and Leoncia Dasalla in April 23, 1927, Rosita was one of seven siblings. She is survived by her brothers Abe (Cely), Felix (Antonia), Pedro Jr. (Linda) and sisters, Paula (Victor) and Rica (Joe). Preceding her to heaven are her older brothers Aurelio (Flora) and Joe (Rosario). 

Rosita married Romulo Casino, Sr. (deceased) on May 1, 1944. Together, they raised 10 children: Rodolfo (deceased) (Merced) Casino, Sr., Amelita (Edgardo, deceased) Arista, Evelyn (Francisco, deceased) Hocking, Teresita (Thomas, deceased) Matayoshi, Milagros (Julio, deceased) Bince, Romulo (deceased) (Liza) Casino, Jr., Jimmy (Rose) Casino, Rolando (Marivyn) Casino, William (Lalaine) Casino and Melchor Casino. Grandma Sita is also survived her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Rosita worked for many years at Hawaiian Research and at Molokai Plumerias as a farm laborer. She also spent her summers working in a salmon cannery in Naknek, Alaska. In her retirement, she continued to serve her community as a transport assistant with MEO. 

To honor a life well-lived, a memorial service will be held at Kaunakakai Baptist Church on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Public visitation is from 9 to 10 a.m. with services beginning at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be private.


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