June 25, 2014
Dolores Tangonan “Mama Dolor” Yadao, 72, of Waipahu, a former employee at Hawaiian King Hotel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Primitivo; son Angel; daughters Marilyn Yadao-Micael, Irene Cabana, Danila Yadao and Maylyn Tokumoto; brother Balbin Tangonan; sister Conchita Yago; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
July 9, 2014
Marlene M. “Mana” Wilcox, 81, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. service representative, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne G., George P. and Damon J.; daughter Stephanie K. Guieb; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
July 27, 2014
Reynaldo M. Villarreal, 68, of Makakilo, a pipefitter and a Navy veteran, died. He was born in New Braunfels, Texas. He is survived by wife Irene L., son Jeffrey S., daughter Shanen L. Cruz and two grandchildren. No services.
June 5, 2014
Howard Nobu Takamori, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Army master sergeant and Bronze Star recipient, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Helen M., stepson Donn Motooka, stepdaughter Merle Okada, brother Tom, and sisters Betsy Ebina and Caroline Sano. Private services.
July 23, 2014
Pablo Cabardo Secretaria Jr., 57, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Cebu City, Philippines. He is survived by brothers Paulino, Rolando, Edgardo, Felix, Menardo and Joel; and sisters Clarita Beldad, Dioly Null and Shirley Ligad. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at the family residence, 2386 Kapiolani Blvd. No. 303. For more information, call 949-4436. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.
July 11, 2014
John Philip Schaefer, 93, of Kalaheo, Kauai, an Army veteran who served in World War II and a retired Pacific Machinery mechanic, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. He is survived by wife Emi D., son Jace, daughter Geraldine Tom, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life. No flowers.
July 10, 2014
Teiji Sakanoi, 80, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Department of Water Supply lead foreman pipefitter, died at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jane Y.; sons Russell H. and Aaron K.; daughters Jessie S. Bromley and Joyce Candaroma; brothers Tadao and Paul; sisters Michie Hasegawa, Tsukiyo Liu and Yaeko Vega; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers.
June 21, 2014
James Mitsuo Sakaguchi, 93, of Pearl City, a retired auto body repairer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Miles and sister Eleanor Uyeoka. Services held. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
July 25, 2014
Adoracion Gomez Ramirez, 79, of Payette, Idaho, formerly of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Oscar S.; son B.J.; daughters Shelly Ramirez, Annabelle Kainoa, Arnella Gayer, Aleli Amabile and Allea Mokulehua; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Las Vegas.
July 18, 2014
Ciriaca Sagadraca “Charing” Pascua, 86, of Honolulu, a retired companion with the state Respite Companion Program, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Romeo and Henry Barnachea, and Gasper and Jimmy Pascua; daughters Josephine Kekoa and Fay Agao; sister Tiburcia Jove; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
July 19, 2014
Dorothy Freitas Paiva, 85, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired cook at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel & Resort, died at home. She was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Patrick and Dennis, brother Edwin Freitas, sisters Janet Patten and Pat DeCambra, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside urn committal services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo.
July 21, 2014
Matsuko Alice Oride, 101, of Honolulu, a retired clerk at California Packing Corp. and Del Monte, died in a private care home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sisters Sally Kaneshiro and Jean Chong, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.
July 15, 2014
Athmore Dexter Olivas, 67, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a photographer and computer technician at Islandwide Photography and Koloa Elementary School, died in Everett, Wash. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Eunice, sons Kyle and Jon, daughter Jamie Chong, brother Joseph, sisters Alejandra Dusseault and Lorraine Romey, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
July 22, 2014
Paul Kekua “Polo” Needham Sr., 88, of Waimanalo, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. electrician, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julia; sons Paul Jr. and Kevin; daughters Glenna “Nalani” Togo and Paula Taosoga; sisters Violet Ferreira, Lilian Silva and Olivia D’agostino; 15 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
July 12, 2014
Ethel Sueko Mukai, 79, of Kailua, a retired U.S. government clerk, died in Hospice Hawaii’s Kailua home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eugene S., brother Kenneth S. Yoda and sister Martha Y. Horimoto. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.
July 19, 2014
Elmer Louis LeBay, 92, of Milolii, Hawaii, a retired Kapiolani Community College professor and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Tiffin, Ohio. He is survived by hanai son Stephen Green and sister Helen R. Orend. Private services.
July 9, 2014
Cristina Pilar Lacar, 85, of Honolulu, a salesclerk manager at the Salvation Army, died in Waipahu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Alexander “Alex,” daughter Ancelina “Annie,” two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
July 20, 2014
Teruo Kitamura, 81, of Hilo, a retired insurance salesman and owner of TMK Nursery, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Terry and Curtis, daughter Cindy Yokomoto, brothers Itsuo and Haruo, sister Norma Oshiro and four grandchildren. Private services.
July 12, 2014
Tomiko Kaneshiro, 87, of Honolulu, owner of the Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Health Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Toshimitsu, and sisters Fumie Toyama and Misayo Nishimura. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.
July 26, 2014
Chi Kwong Kan, 95, of Honolulu, a businessman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Shue; sons Wicky and William; daughters Kathleen and Emily Ho, Yolanda Wong, and Louise Kan; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
July 3, 2014
Yoshie Kajioka, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Tori Richard seamstress, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dennis, brother Tsugio Kurihara, sister Ethel Watanabe, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
July 17, 2014
Thomas Joseph Giacobello, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired United Airlines aircraft mechanic and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y. He is survived by wife Judy, son Tony, daughter Joni Mau and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
July 10, 2014
Takeko “Ella” Eguchi, 87, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Community College secretary, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Joan Castberg and Lois Eguchi, brothers Kazuto “Lefty” and Ernest Okinaga, sisters Sharon Abreu and Irene Yamakawa, and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.
July 24, 2014
Alice Carlos DeSilva, 86, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Reginald, Roger and Roland “Pal”; daughter Gwen “Darling” Rankin; sisters Nora Lipe and Yvonne “Bonnie” Jackson; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Resurrection of the Lord, 94-1260 Lumikula St. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
July 17, 2014
Cheryl Beth Beshore, 69, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a homemaker, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Gerold; sons Brady, Joey and Aron; daughters Naomi Sanders and Anna Beshore; sister Chaudrau Weekly; and seven grandchildren. Services to be scheduled at a later date.
RANDALL J. REVILLA, SR. Passed from this life June 19, 2014. Born in 1946 in Pu`unane, Maui and raised in the Waialae/Kalaha vicinity; Kalani High School grad 1964. Decorated Army vet and retired insulator. Randall is survived by his wife, four children and four stepchildren (and spouses): Randy Jr., Reid (Carrie); Shayna (Benson) Tevaga, and Richelle; also 12 grandchildren. Randall is also survived by brother, John, Jr., Lawrence and his sister Stephanie. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Sr. and Lillian Revilla, brother Douglas and wife Joanne. A celebration of life will be held on August 3rd at Kawaiku’i Park in Honolulu, Hi. Military internment at Kaneohe Veterans Memorial park to be announced at a later date.
VICTOR JIMMY LUNA, SR. Age 80, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 16, 2014 in Waipahu. Born May 14, 1934 in Aiea, HI. Retired cement truck mixer/driver for Ameron. He is survived by spouse, Dorothy P. Luna; sons, Alan Canon, Victor Luna, Jr., Jan (Teri) Luna, Sterling (Meryann) Luna; Hanai sons, Jarrett Furuichi, Ronald Takara, Calvin Taniguchi; daughters, Stephanie Laverne (Joe) Onekea, Georgie (Jesse) Amantiad, Estra (Jeffrey) Luna-Schwartz; brothers, Lawrence (Carol) Luna, Benny (Dolly) Luna; 26 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 4 great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (August 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.