July 21, 2015
Zoe Lynn Wurtz, infant daughter of Troy Wurtz and Wendy Umipeg-Wurtz of Ewa Beach, will be remembered in a Mass 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Jude Catholic Church, Makakilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Ty, sister Mia and grandparents Sharon Wurtz, and Preston and Teresita Umipeg. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday. Aloha or Sunday-best attire. No flowers.
July 11, 2015
Wilbert Masanori Uehara, 83, of Honolulu, a retired city assistant finance controller and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Doris, son Roy, daughter Joanne Kurihara, sister Betty and three grandchildren. Private services.
July 19, 2015
Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Soriano, 75, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joe Alo, and Jeff, Joe and Jason Soriano; daughters Debra Hanamaikai and Lisa Scanlan; sister Judith Rodrigues; brothers Edward, Leonard and Vernon Romanowski; 24 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Private services.
July 24, 2015
Irene Marie Soloway, 82, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, owner of Earth Lines, died at home. She was born in Hazleton, Pa. She is survived by husband Herbert, daughters Beverly Prahl and Laura Anderson, and sister Constance Dyer. Services at a later date. Donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice.
June 28, 2015
Herminio P. “Ronnie” Sol, 70, of Aiea died. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mary Grace P.; daughters Angel, Friana, Fiona and Brandy Gennette; mother Filomena Rocili; brothers William Frando and Fred Roceli; sisters Linda Siruno and Sandra Dela Cuadra; and five grandchildren. Private services.
July 28, 2015
Juel Marie Roark, 83, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Southern California Gas Co. customer service representative, died at home. She was born in Atascadero, Calif. She is survived by son Mark Pippin, daughter Linda Pippin, sister Peggy Dodge, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
July 16, 2015
Mitsuko Oshiro, 80, of Honolulu, a retired beautician and owner of Mit’s Beauty Shop, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born on Hawaii island. She is survived by brothers Douglas, George and Masa. Private services.
July 25, 2015
Richard Akira Nishimura, 88, of Honolulu, a retired postal clerk, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Mark and Steven, daughter Caryn A., sister Velma C. Hasegawa and seven grandchildren. Private services.
July 21, 2015
Shirley Burlem Neves, 88, of Kauai, formerly of Kailua, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Valerie Dinnan and Christy Neves, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.
June 18, 2015
Mitsue Iwai “Mitzi” Nakamura, 94, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Jon M., daughters Ann K. Nakamura and Karen N. Loui, sister Masayo Sakimae and a grandchild. Private services.
July 18, 2015
Beryl Shizuko Nakama, 93, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Albert K., son Rance K., daughters Nadine Lescelius and Iris Chang, brother Tom Owan and nine grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Dec. 21, 2014
Franklin Seiji Nakagawa, 81, of Alaminos City, Pangasinan, Philippines, a Northwest Airlines flight attendant, died in the Philippines. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Eustace, Kenneth, Richard and Roy; and sister Darlene. Services pending. Call Darlene at 926-6501 for more information.
July 12, 2015
George P. Mendoza, 92, of Lihue, a truck driver, died. He was born in the Azores, Portugal. He is survived by wife Judy, son Michael, daughters Patricia Melton and Maureen Ahl, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Celebration of life in California.
June 27, 2015
Francis E. Melket, 90, of Wahiawa, a Navy veteran who served in World War II, a marine engineer, contract technician for the Air Force and Navy, and retired equipment specialist for the Navy in Wahiawa, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Stow, Mass. He is survived by wife Sachi, sons Jerry and Roland, daughter Valerie, sister Viola Murphy, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
June 22, 2015
Lucy P. Magallanes, 90, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Puukolii, Maui. She is survived by sons Arcenio Jr., Wilfred, Arthur, Kenneth and Gordon; daughters Shirley Ford and Sarah Shirley; brother Frank Caballes; 24 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Incorrect information was in an obituary published Thursday.
July 23, 2015
Anny Shuk Hing Kwong, 53, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Hong Kong. She is survived by father Phillip, mother Sau Ching Lee, brothers Kingsley and Jackie, and sisters Julia, Ada and May. Private services.
July 10, 2015
Ralph W. Kondo, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Circuit Court judge and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michele K.; son Randall I.; daughters Karen Sasaki, Janice Arakaki, Colleen Chong, Ruby Chow and Jasmine Williams; brothers Harry and Norman; sister Jean Nakagawa; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
July 26, 2015
Kenneth Leon Jenkins, 89, of Kailua, a Navy veteran and a telecommunications employee in California and Hawaii, died in Kailua. He was born in Gainsville, Texas. He is survived by son Greg, daughter Kerry L. Kelley, stepsons Bruce and Keith McClure, stepdaughter Donna D. Fouts, sister Donna M. Stephenson, nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services to be held at a later date.
July 3, 2015
Frank Tatsuo Ishikawa, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Meadow Gold Dairies carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Hale Malamalama. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kenneth K. and Walter T., three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
July 13, 2015
Patricia Ann “Tisha” Foo, 68, of Honolulu, an Aloha Airlines retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Frederick C. “Fred,” son David Cadelinia, daughters Alison Lopez and Alyssa Plunkett, stepsons Bill and Keone, brothers Robert and Clifford Lucas, sisters Donna Pagdilao and Lorna Sagario, half brother Fredolyn Lucas, half sister Irene Bumanglag and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
July 10, 2015
Angeline Calasa, 89, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joseph Holmberg, daughters Helen H. Realin and Pauline H. Molia, brother Glenn Aguiar, sisters Frances Raquedan and Mildred Cataluna, nine grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Services held. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
July 23, 2015
Cynthia Rivera “Cyndi” Bonner, 61, of Honolulu, a retired solar systems sales representative, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Teri Rivera, Charlene “Charli” Freeman and Dolores “Dolly” Mercado. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Celebration of life: 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.
July 4, 2015
Lorenzo Cabato Ariola Sr., 102, of Honolulu, a retired cook for the U.S. Merchant Marine, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Anacita; sons Ernest, Roger and Charles; daughters Rosalinda Andres and Charlene Goodspeed; 21 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Praise Chapel, 1203 Whitmore Ave., Wahiawa. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
June 30, 2015
Pedro Dalisan Aloang, 81, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. He was born in Manabo, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marcela; sons Pedro Jr. and Pedrito; daughters Marita Aloang, Marilou Agnir, Marcelita San Antonio and Marites Bosque; sisters Lolita Rubio, Vicenta Paloay and Nieves Barcena; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
July 25, 2015
Milton A. “Migs” Abe, 72, of Honolulu, a retired journeyman painter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Paulette A.; daughter Shelley Nobriga; brothers William “Bogie,” Robert E. and Stephen; sisters Elaine Taparra, Pauline Woods and Beatrice Emperado; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.