Jan. 20, 2015
Jerrianne Leimamo Villamor, 73, of Kapolei, a pineapple cannery machine operator, died at home.She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Francis; daughters Corinthia Kihewa and Racquael Balinbin; brothers JulianP. Jr. and Jeffrey Gaspar; sisters Julie Torres, Joan Capinia, Jacqueline Rodrigues and Jamee and Jodie Gaspar; and eight grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences:leewardfuneralhome.com.
Feb. 24, 2015
Ricardo Olopai Towai, 57, of Kapolei died. He was born in Garapan, Saipan. He is survived by companion Ruth Kaopuiki; sons Gabriel and Richard; daughter Stacey; brothers Jeffrey and Peter; sisters Josephine Rabauliman, Daisy Clifton, Dolores Taman and Elizabeth and Vicenta Saralu; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Celebration of life: 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Leis welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary. com.
Jan. 12, 2015
Wallace Yukito Sakuma, 79, of Honolulu, a retired insuranceagent, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hono≠lulu. He is survived by sons Wallace Y. Jr. andKip M.; daughters PatriciaF. Shinsato, Colleen K. Lee, Deborah M. Fukuda and Sheila S. Higa; and nine grandchildren. Private services.
Feb. 23, 2015
Alejandra Ancheta Pablo, 87, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Nuu≠anu Hale. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines.She is survived by husband Andres J.; sons Antonio, Florendo and Ruperto; daughters Norma and Marylyn Pablo and Thelma Ulandez; brothers Jaime and Bernardo Ancheta; sisters Maria Gabriel; 24 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. March 9 atSt. Anthony Catholic Church in Kalihi. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial:noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences:hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Jan. 28, 2015¬†¬†¬† ¬†
Shizuo ‚ÄúMaxie‚ÄĚ Oide, 94, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed owner of Oide‚Äôs Barber Shop and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Melvin, daughters Renee E. Yasu¬≠mura and Colleen M. Gushiken, brother George, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences:‚Äąhawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Feb. 12, 2015
Minta Van Novotny, 71, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. She was born in Atlanta. She is survived by son Frederick Jr., daughters Colleen Hall and Kelly Greenwood, sister Joan Conway and eight grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to your favorite animal charity.
Feb. 11, 2015
Hawaiiloa Kaoki Gallinger Naki, 41, of Waianae died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. He was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. He is survived wife Rouchel “Pomai”Tolentino, son Cyrus K., daughter Jasmine H., brothers Warner K., and Isaac N., sisters Gladys L. Durante and Lenora N. Aiwao, father Hawaiiloa, mother Lenora and three grandchildren. Celebration of life:10 a.m. Saturday at Soares Estate, 86-360 Halona Road. All are welcome. Aloha attire.
Feb. 24, 2015
Margie Lee Loftin, 72, of Hilo, a retired housekeeper for the Nani≠loa Hotel, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Akron, Ohio. She is survived by hanai mother Millie Maikai, brother William Blondheim, sisters Martha Maxwell and Louella Lewis, and hanai sister Milly Pansy. No services.
Jan. 23, 2015
Odette Bartolome “Odie” Laroya, 51, of Honolulu, an information technology specialist for the Army, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Brian P., parents Justo and Paula Bartolome, brothers Jose and Edward Bartolome, and sister Lori Cadiz. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at HawaiianMemorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Feb. 11, 2015
Rayden Kia‘i E Na Kupuna I Ke Ao Oka Mahina and Sage Ka Imi Na‘auao La Fortune, infant sons of E’lise La Fortune of Kaneohe, died. They were born in Honolulu. They are also survived by grandparents Pierre and Sharon, and great-grandfather Henry Rente. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Jan. 6, 2015
Yoshiko Kohagura, 95, of Mili≠lani died in Mililani. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughters Jane H. Nakayama, Ellen A. Umeda, Charlotte S. Katayama, Myra S. Holt and Gail F. Kohagura; brother Robert Y. Arakaki; sisters Edna H. Yamashiro and Betty C. Enay; 11 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Feb. 8, 2015
Yaeko Kobata, 94, of Hilo, a retired account clerk for the County of Hawaii Planning Department, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sonHoward, daughter Lois Solmerin, sister Taeko Ikenaga, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Feb. 9, 2015
Lillian Etsuko Irie, 99, of Hono≠lulu, a retired Kaiser Punawai Clinic clerk in Waipahu and a former Ewa Hospital employee, died in Kahuku Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by nephew Dennis M. Private services.
Feb. 11, 2015
Janet Yoshiko Inouye, 88, of Honolulu, a retired FirstHawaiianBank mortgage officer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Geoffrey, daughter Georgette Qui≠zon, sisters Jayne Hamasaki and Frances Nishida, and three grandchildren. Private inurnment.
Feb. 2, 2015
George Kiyoshi Ikeda, 74, of Ewa Beach, a Wasa Electrical electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jane K., sons Henry and Kevin, daughter Georlene Chong, sisterAudrey Tom, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Inurnment:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jan. 29, 2015
Randy H. Hirohama, 59, of Mililani, a former Honolulu Advertiser employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Regina, son Jared A., daughters Jolene A. and Jaclyn A., brother Alanand sister Gayle Lorenzo. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Feb. 5, 2015
Demetrio PascualGuillermo, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines.He is survived by wife Violeta M., sons Leonardo and Stephen, daughters Irene Guillermo-Patigayon and Norma Umur Turkalp, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Feb. 18, 2015
Carol Geshell, 71, of Honolulu died. She was born in California. She is survived by husband Steven and daughter Carmen. No services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Feb. 19, 2015¬†¬†¬† ¬†
Jason R. ‚ÄúJay‚ÄĚ Clara¬≠bal, 65, of Mililani, a retired machine shop supervisor for the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Brenda L., son Brandon G., daughters Rachael L. Clarabal-Dumlao and Ruth A. Cla¬≠ra¬≠bal, sister Ruth T. Yanellas and 11 grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences:‚Äąoahumortuary.com.
Feb. 7, 2015
Louis Delmundo “JR” Bolos Jr., 60, of Keaau, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman, boat builder and owner of JR’s Fencing, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ronda; son Keith “Sun”; daughters Malia Mae Bolos and Daphne Wroblewski; mother Saturnina; brothers Alex, Steven, Warren and Dean “Dino”; sisters Zola Labra≠dor, Louisa Bolos-Lani and Gerlyn Kalawe; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jan. 22, 2015
BenjaminKeawe “Beep” Ahuna, 85, of Ewa Beach, a retired Sperry Construction truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Martin and Clifford, daughters Gaelic K. Saez and Leah I. Benz, 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:11 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Feb. 26, 2015
Josefina Laudencia Aguzar, 84, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired personnel officer forthe Philippine Postal Corp., died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in San Fernando, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by son Arturo, daughters Lourdes Obiano and Marie Jo Aguzar, and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life:8 a.m. March 16 at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass:10 a.m.