YOSHIE YAMAKAWA Yoshie Yamakawa, 85, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in her own home on November 30, 2013 in Honolulu. The daughter of Saichi & Wakae Murata, she was a retired supply clerk at Hickam Air Force base. She is survived by husband Hisashi, daughter Cheryl, brother Akira “Rocky” Murata, and sisters Mieko Bankson and Doris Kirio. Celebration of Life 1/12/14 from 4:30-6:30pm. RSVP by 12/15/13 firstname.lastname@example.org
GERALD AH WAH CHUNG Gerald Ah Wah Chung, 74, died November 1, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He retired from Operation Engineers Local3 as Crane Operator and as a Maintenance Manager. He is survived by 5 children; Debbie Victorine, Cindy Chung, Renee Chung, Gerald Chung, Michele “Chung” Neal, 19 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He is also survived by 2 brothers, Richard Ahina and Charles T.L. Chung III. Memorial Services to be held at a later date.
MURIEL PATERSON Aged 86, passed away November 3, 2013 in Woodland Hills, California where she had been lovingly cared for by her son Robin, his wife Pam and grandson Garrett. She was born Lucy Mary Warren February 15, 1927 in Langbank, Saskatchewan, Canada and moved with her family to England in 1938. Later, during WWII, she became an Officers’ driver in the Armed Forces in Egypt for which she received a War Medal. In 1953 she married Geoffrey Paterson and moved to Oxford where she managed a boutique for Chanel. The family moved to Hawaii in 1961 and Honolulu became her home for the next fifty years. For much of that time she was a successful realtor with Earl Thacker Ltd. Muriel loved tennis, music, dancing and her four sons. Muriel Paterson is survived by sons John, Stephen, Robin and Warren Paterson, grandson Garrett Paterson, brother David Warren and sister Gwen Jones. A private Celebration of her life will be held in Honolulu in February, 2014. For online condolences and details of the Memorial Celebration for Muriel please email Pam at: email@example.com
MELVIN MEL TOKU TERUYA Melvin “Mel” Toku Teruya, age 66 of Honolulu, owner of Honolulu Electronics and member of Iolani and Koolau Golf Clubs, died on November 20, 2013 at the Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Geri N., daughter Kim M. (Jerry) Baxter, mother Lillian K. Teruya, brother Tom T. (Margaret Ann) Teruya, nieces Tracy (Reid) Tokujo, Dana (Matt) Len and 2 grandchildren. Visitation 5:00-6:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services 6:00 p.m. Private Inurnment. Aloha Attire. No Flowers.
SUISA SISA PILAR Age 93, of Honolulu, passed at Pali Momi Medical Center. Born July 21, 1920 in Alcala, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by husband, Anastacio Pilar; daughters, Rosa Gorospe, Linda (Orlando) Bince, Lucile (Steven) Ando; 15 grandchildren; 21 great- grandchildren; 2 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday 12/11 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Nov. 7, 2013
Violet Takiko Watanabe, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Berg Tent & Awning seamstress, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roy and Carl, brother Wataru, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 24, 2013
Tokie “Jean” Takasawa, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by husband Arthur Y.; sons Guy Y. and Keith Y.; daughter Gayle N. Pangilinan; brothers Stanley and Richard Honda; sisters Harriet Itano, Kimie “Kathy” Fujioka, Carol Takase and Alice Oda; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 16, 2013
Masaki Takamoto, 90, of Honolulu, a retired civil service employee at Schofield Barracks and a veteran of the Army and Air Force, died at home. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Richard; daughters Janice Tougas, Naomi Panee, Sharon Kim and Karen Ho; sister Sueno Goto; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 17, 2013
Iola Mahelona Plumley Seymour, 85, of Honolulu, a Native American counselor and educator, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons George K. Jr., William P. and Kimo T.; daughters Louise Wilnes, Mealii Prieto and Puamana Ninomoto; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.
Nov. 12, 2013
Josue Baitiong Pacariem, 101, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Susana A.; sons Ernie, Rudy and Roger; daughters Estrel Guiriba and Imelda Naidas; sister Connie Gapuz; 25 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Nov. 16, 2013
Kenneth Tadashi Okazaki, 81, of Hono-lulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank trust officer and an Army retiree, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joel R. and Jon M.; daughter Joanne S.O. Do; caregiver David Do; sisters Janet M. Sato, Evelyn S. Masuoka and Peggy H. Kwok; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Dec. 2, 2013
William Lester “Bill” Nelson, 68, of Honalo, Hawaii, a comptroller for HiltonWaikoloa Village, a former Ellison Onizuka Space Center employee and a Navy veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Malcolm Acol, daughters Marie Hong and Donna Berdon, mother Betty, brother Bruce, sister Toylyn Collier and four grandchildren. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nov. 23, 2013
The Rev. Richard C. Nelson, 83, of Honolulu, a retired pastor and an Army veteran who served in the KoreanWar, died in Waipahu. He was born in Brainerd, Minn. He is survived by daughter Kathryn Ann, brother Denis and sister Donna Gordon. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Kapahulu Bible Church. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nov. 28, 2013
Yoshio “Rocky” Nakasone, 83, of Hono-lulu, a retired welder at Navy Harbor Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Karl S., daughters Renee Y. Aquino and Holly A. Oili, sisters Sue Furukawa and Rita Nakasone, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Dec. 13 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nov. 3, 2013
Tsugie Nakamoto, 83, of Aiea died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Kalauao. She is survived by sons Reginald and Don, daughters Verna Toma and Donna Nakamoto, and sisters Rieko Yoshimura and Natsuko Tada. Private services.
Nov. 20, 2013
Marlon Cadiz Mendoza, 31, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Cabatuan, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Jomelyn L.; son Marc A.; daughter Mycah A.; parents Benjamin and Ofelia; brothers Mario, Manny and Mel; and sisters Mercy Purganan, Myrna Bisquera, Maribeth Tiama and Mary Ann Maldonado. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Dec. 3, 2013
Jeffrey Scott “Jeff” McCash, 62, of Spokane, Wash., and Holualoa, Hawaii, a mailer for Spokane Print and Mail, died at home. He was born in Spokane. He is survived by companion Mary Powers, brother Blair and sisters Cherry Bucholz and Donna Barland. Celebration of life at a later date. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.
Nov. 26, 2013
Edmund Lai Quon Luke, 88, of Kailua, a city Refuse Division employee and an Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by brother Harry L.M. and sister Lily M.T. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.
Nov. 28, 2013
Billy R. Little Jr., 42, of Toledo, Ohio, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Rebecca, a son, three daughters, stepsons Austin and William, mother Kathleen Bell and brother Jobi. No services.
Nov. 14, 2013
Ruth I. Kasenberg, 81, of Mililani, a retired registered nurse and parliamentarian, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived husband Kenneth Jr., sons Steven Calhoun and Donald Kasenberg, and sister Sally. Private services.
Nov. 17, 2013
Alec Keanoano “Alika” Kaaihue, 56, of Waimanalo, a self-employed maintenance contractor and an Army veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Dolly Clarke; hanai sons Stacey, Felipe, Thomas and Jeremiah Kuehu, and Kainoa Souza; brother Joachin “Joe”; sisters Mary Ann Kanuha, Bernadette Sambrana and Henrietta Borealis; and 12 hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at St. George Catholic Church. Mass: 7 p.m. Private burial. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Dec. 1, 2013
Carol Edith Ganot, 76, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Salvation Army major, Christian minister and Salvation Army missionary, died in Ahualoa, Hawaii. She was born in Calgary, Alberta.She is survived by daughters Elizabeth Ganot and Violette Brown, brother Cliff Radcliff, sisters Betty Risto and Helen Lyle, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Chapel Waimea. Services: 2 p.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to help fund the reopening of The Salvation Army Waimea. Call 775-7346 for information.
Nov. 26, 2013
Masaru Funai, 88, of Waipahu, a carpenter, died in Waipahu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Jane M., sons Masami and Riyoji, daughters Joyce and Gail, sister Miyoko Koba and four grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Oct. 20, 2013
Gladys Kazue Ebisuya, 95, of Kaneohe, a retired Liberty House sales associate, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alvin, daughters Elaine Hamasaki and Evelyn Nakasato, sisters Margaret Branciere and Katherine Sakai, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Nov. 19, 2013
Dani Dee, 66, of Kailua, a spiritual counselor for Three Days & Three Nights Counseling, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jon, daughter Dee Davidson, father Paulino R. Miguel Sr., brother Paulino R. Miguel Jr., sister Lydia Daniels, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Nov. 14, 2013
Olimpia Maglay Bagay, also known as “Apo” and “Lola Oling,” 87, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Conrado, daughter Aurora Lopez, six grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Rosary: 6 p.m. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 14 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Nov. 7, 2013
Eufracio “Fras” Arcalas, 78, of Ewa Beach, a retired Hale Koa Hotel maintenance mechanic, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elizabeth C.; sons Ellodore “Joel,” Froilan “Genie,” Reynaldo “Rey,” Allen, Samuel and Erwin; daughter Ursulyn “Lyn” Quijano; stepdaughter Marilen Custodio; sisters Rosalina S. Arcalas and Perpetua A. Mariano; 27 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:15 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Nov. 27, 2013
Alejandro “Ale” Alesna, 80, of Kealia, Kauai, a retired Lihue Plantation journeyman painter, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kealia. He is survived by wife Janice; sons Andrew, Alric and Alfred; daughter Charlene; stepsons Darryl and Christopher Mealey; brother Domingo; sister Beatrice Ancheta; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 13 at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.