Tarcila S. Rafael, 85 of Kahului, Hawaii peacefully passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022. She
was born in Laoag City, Philippines on December 24, 1936 to the late Marcelo Sahagun and Julianna
She is also survived by her lovely husband, Casimiro Andres Rafael in Laoag City, Philippines. Survived by son,
Baltazar (Letty) Rafael, Olympia (Wilfredo) Pascual, Fermin† (Conchita) Rafael, Santiago† (Rely) Rafael, Felix (Merlinda) Rafael, Arsenia (Felix) Gilo, Julian (Airine) Rafael, Joseph (Reah) Rafael, Timoteo Rafael†, Rexon (Ailyn) Rafael, Rosita (Rey) Kutch, Michelle (Ronald) Felipe, Simplicia (Emilio) Terrazas, Regalado;
34 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
Tarcila was a retired Botanist at Kula Nursery. She also worked in the plant nursery at Hawaiian Foliage Company. She loved to do gardening like planting and spending time with her family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 7:00 p.m. Burial will be held in the Philippines.