Jovita Rodas Zimmerman

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Aug. 13, 2015
Jovita Rodas Zimmerman, 93, of Honolulu, an educator and journalist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Carl, son Daniel, daughter Carita and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Honolulu Museum of Art. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Joseph Vellez

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Aug. 15, 2015
Joseph Vellez, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Chaney Brooks resident manager, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kuupuni; sons Rocky Sadeno, Joey Vellez, Raymond and Michael Balles, and Roy Gandy; daughters Rita Reyes, Sharon Phylis, Roxanne Nichols, Josephine Perez, Valarie Simpson, Bobbie Vellez, Anna Frazier, Vanessa Gandy, Melanie Iwaishi and Coral Diaz; sister Lillian Lopez; 51 grandchildren; and 85 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the ce metery. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Constance Marie Thummel

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Aug. 18, 2015
Constance Marie Thummel, 68, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a spirit guidance counselor, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Great Bend, Kan. She is survived by son Damion Sailors, brothers Alan and Craig, and sister Deborah Barter. Services at a later date. For information, call Lori Benton at 808-323-2597.

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Tsune Muranaka Tanaka

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Aug. 14, 2015
Tsune Muranaka Tanaka, 106, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education school secretary, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son K.M., daughter Karen N. Roeder, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Yaeko Tamura

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May 8, 2015
Helen Yaeko Tamura, 87, of Mililani, a retired state Department of Education personnel clerk, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She is survived by sons Mark A.M. and Jason; brother Kay Muranaka; sisters Clara Yasuda, Dorothy Yamashita, Mary Murakami, Ethel Yoshioka and Alyce Sugimura; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Gabriel Rogers Silva

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July 31, 2015
Gabriel Rogers “Sonny” Silva, 84, of Ewa Beach, a retiree from Oahu Sugar Co. in Waipahu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Tyrone J. and Glenn P., daughters Debra A. Delos Santos and Donna M. Silva-Torres, sister Margie Cryar, five grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Stanley Seisan Sesoko

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July 28, 2015
Stanley Seisan “Sok” Sesoko, 72, of Pearl City, a Hawaii Painting Co. painter, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June; son Shayne; daughters Stacey Montalbo and Shonna S. Yazaki; sisters Alice Sesoko, Judy Wong and Gloria Takaoka; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Jane Fumiko Seminara

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Aug. 15, 2015
Jane Fumiko Seminara, 94, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education retiree, died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ricky, James, Thomas and Charles; daughter Mary Kodama; sister Sally Sakanoi; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mary Billiamosa Sasaki

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Aug. 2, 2015
Mary Billiamosa Sasaki, 91, of Honolulu, a retiree from the United States Publications and Printing Service office at Pearl Harbor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Henry, son Sanford, daughters Geri F. Stephens and Denise Torres, sisters Eleanor Toledo and Shirley Ligsay, a grandchild, two great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Gilbert Silva Sampaia

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Aug. 23, 2015
Gilbert Silva “Papa Gil” Sampaia, 87, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Hospital general maintenance department employee and a retired Hawaii Army National Guard sergeant, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Priscilla, sons Gilbert and Albert, daughter Brandi, brother Joseph, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30-10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Albert Robillard

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Aug. 20, 2015
Albert “Britt” Robillard, 72, of Kailua, a retired professor at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, died at home. He was born in New York City. He is survived by wife Divina T., sons Terrence and Thomas, daughters Adrienne Robillard and Zandra Kaaihue, brother Bob, sister Robin and five grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Hale Ikena in Fort Shafter. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Larry Vincent Lung On Ng Sr.

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Aug. 22, 2015
Larry Vincent Lung On Ng Sr., 82, of Kahului, a retired Maui Police Department lieutenant and director of security at Hyatt Regency Maui, Grand Wailea Resort, Kahului Airport and the Ritz-Carlton in Kapalua, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Keanae, Maui. He is survived by wife Yukie, sons Larry Jr. and Vince, daughter Larrie Plunkett, brother Patrick, eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park. Family and friends attending the burial are asked to meet at 10 a.m. at Ballard Family Mortuary. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Charlotte Marie Nacapuy

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Aug. 3, 2015
Charlotte Marie “Cookie” Nacapuy, 54, of Waipahu, a director for children, teen and adult choirs, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Russell A.; son Jorell L.; daughter Joray K.; brothers Stanley, Rannier and Reuben Bicoy; sisters Madonna Dizon, Elizabeth Nuuanu, Nicholette Kellum and Yolanda Eslinger; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio. Eulogy: 6:30 p.m. Mass: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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David Francis Meyer

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Aug. 13, 2015
David Francis Meyer, 97, of Hilo, formerly of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired truck driver for the former Hamakua Sugar Plantation and an Army private first class with the 1st Regiment, Hawaii Rifles, died in Pohai Malama Hospice of Hilo. He was born in Waipunalei, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lucy; son Lionel; daughters Elvira Publico and Karen Meyer; brother Herman; sisters Agnes Carvalho, Dorothy Lanza, Annie Lum and Mary Ann Meyer; four grandchildren; three hanai grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, ilima section. Casual attire.

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Yukio Kunihiro

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July 16, 2015
Yukio “George” Kunihiro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed appliance repairman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hiroko “Betty,” sons Gary and Brian, daughters Joanne Awaya and Shari-Lyn Tamura, sisters Helen Yamane and Nora Emoto, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mildred Yayoi Kawaguchi

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July 11, 2015
Mildred Yayoi Kawaguchi, 74, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Harold, sons Craig and Neal, sister Linda Imoto and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Hans Christian Kaiakea Jansson

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Aug. 5, 2015
Hans Christian Kaiakea Jansson, 18, of Honolulu, a vice president of his family business, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Chris F.; mother Moanilehua; brother Elliott H.K. Johnson; and sisters Mahina K. Gallinger, Kuuiini L. Robinson and Ingrid K. “Lehua” Jansson. Services pending. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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James Robert Spencer Herbert

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Aug. 18, 2015
James Robert Spencer Herbert, 61, of Honolulu, a Punahou School chemistry teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Rochdale, England. He is survived by wife Barbara Ellis, son Jon and sister Vivien Loizas. Private celebration of life. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Violet Ayako Fukushima

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Aug. 13, 2015
Violet Ayako Fukushima, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery supervisor, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Kaoru Shimamoto. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Juana Espino Domingo

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Aug. 14, 2015
Juana Espino Domingo, 83, of Kekaha, Kauai, a receptionist and records clerk at Waimea Dispensary on Kauai, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by husband Sylvester; sons Sylvester M. and Steven M.; daughters Regina V. Manlic and Rowena J. Chong; brothers Placido Jr., Raymond Sr. and Antone Espino; sisters Mercedes Gorospe, Julia McCullen, Alfonsa Maligro and Geraldine Dureg; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Garden. Aloha attire; no black attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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George W.G. Chang

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July 13, 2015
George W.G. Chang, 65, of Pearl City, a retired city recreation director, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Deborah Vega. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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LaVerne Healani Kealoha Ah Ching

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Aug. 12, 2015
LaVerne Healani Kealoha Ah Ching, 83, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born on Kukaiau Ranch, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Melvin Jr. and Randal, daughter Sandra, hanai sister Verna Mae Branco and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa. Services: 11 a.m. Private cremation at a later date. Aloha attire. Flowers optional.

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Jesus Manuel Balicana Agacid

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July 18, 2015
Jesus Manuel Balicana Agacid, 78, of Waipahu, a former deacon at West Oahu Baptist Church and a retiree from Fred Lau Landscaping, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Ferdinand A.; daughters Gilma A. Respicio, Chaly A. Lapurga and Divina A. Agbayani; brother Felisicimo B.; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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PABLO GARCIA

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PABLO GARCIA Age 81, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away August 5, 2015 in Honolulu. Born September 10, 1933 in Honolulu, HI. Retired from Tripler Army Medical Center as a cook supervisor. Member of Oahu Pig Hunters Association. He is survived by wife, Dolores M. Garcia; sons, Paul "Bobo" (Florenda) Garcia, Michael (Melissa) Garcia, Nathan (Doere) Garcia, Clifford (Carol) Garcia, Ricky (Leslie) Garcia; daughters, Debora McWilliams, Debra Garcia; brothers, James Garcia, Elmer "Toro" (Jackie) Garcia, Joe (Linda) Martos; sisters, Evangeline (Gary) Sutton, Angie (David) Garcia, Darlene Martos, Phyllis (Bill) Reeves, Priscilla (Larry) Worsham, Genia (Eddie) Sosa; 19 grandchildren; 26 great- grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Wednesday (Sept 2) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday (Sept 3) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; funeral service 12:30 p.m. Committal service 2:00 p.m. Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

NOLSHERWIN “NOLI” TADENA PAGDILAO

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NOLSHERWIN NOLI TADENA PAGDILAO Age 60, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 24, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born February 22, 1955 in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was employed with Armstrong Produce and Jemstar Cargo. Member of Confederation of Ilocano Association (Samahang Ilocano 61892). He is survived by wife, Emma Luisa Luis Pagdilao; sons, Jerwin Pagdilao, Jan Michael Luis; daughters, Frances Luis, Karle Mae Pagdilao, Hannielyn Pagdilao; brother, Ray (Estela) Pagdilao; sisters, Flordelina (Erie) Oasay, Mayrose Pagdilao, Annielyn (Glennmil) Biete, Suerte (Mike) Corla; 1 grandson. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Tuesday (Sept. 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m., Wednesday (Sept. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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