Archive for June 9th, 2010

Rita Marie Phillips Barksdale

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June 4, 2010
Rita Marie Phillips Barksdale, 89, of Kihei, a Mana Kai Hotel manager, died at home. She was born in Galesburg, Ill. She is survived by sons Michael and Stephen and six grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m.

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CAROLINE MULLER ANAE “TUTU” “AMA” “AUNTY CARRIE”

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Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

CAROLINE MULLER ANAE
“TUTU” “AMA” “AUNTY CARRIE”

Age 95, formerly of DE Thompson Village in Ewa, passed away May 22, 2010 at the Leeward Nursing Center in Makaha.

She was born April 26, 1915 in Honolulu and was a retired saleswoman and manager for Ed & Don’s Candies and Ice Cream.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Olo Anae; son, Paul Anae; daughter, Luana Peltier. Survived by daughter-in-law, Pauahi Anae (Paul); son-in-law, George Peltier (Luana); son, Patrick; daughters, Lanette (Francis) Low and Keala Anae-Onishi; brother, Mervin Kauhane; 12 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:30-11a.m., Tuesday (6/15) at Diamond Head Mortuary; Eulogy and Prayer Service 11 a.m. with burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery.

Diane Yin Tai Chang

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June 1, 2010
Diane Yin Tai Chang, 81, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired owner of Chang’s Bus Inc. and Chang’s Store, died at home. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son David, daughter Laura Nagao, sisters Mobel Loo and Myra Ching, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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MARVIN “MARV” K. FOSTER

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel


MARVIN “MARV”
K. FOSTER

Age 49, of Waialua, HI, passed away May 18, 2010 in Haleiwa, HI. Born February 6, 1961 in Honolulu, HI. He was a professional prosurfer of big waves.

He is survived by daughters, Vaitiare Marr-Foster, Zjayna Foster; brothers, Daniel (Connie) Foster, Jr., Cyrus (Jody) Foster, Kalani (Ednette) Foster; sister, Geraldine “Pua” (Stan) McCormick; companion, Charmaine Lumoya; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Sunday (June 13) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Marvin K. Foster

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May 18, 2010
Marvin K. “Marv” Foster, 49, of Waialua, a professional surfer, died in Haleiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Charmaine Lumoya; daughters Vaitiare Marr-Foster and Zjayna Foster; brothers Daniel Jr., Cyrus and Kalani; and sister Geraldine “Pua” McCormick. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sueo Hida

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May 23, 2010
Sueo Hida, 91, of Honolulu, a retired butcher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Nagako; sons Hitoshi, Harvey K. and Eric K.; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Honolulu Christian Church, 2207 Oahu Ave. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment.

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Nathan Puakuni Heenalu Holiona

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May 26, 2010
Nathan Puakuni Heenalu “Kelii” Holiona, 50, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Harry and Willard “Anthony” Bradley and John Keolanui and Nathaniel “Moses” Holiona; sisters Lillian “Lani” Lopes, Joey Torres and Elizabeth “Ulu” Williams; and hanai brothers Reynard Tolentino, Reggie Awaa and Rally Tolentino. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Dean Akira Horimoto

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May 27, 2010
Dean Akira Horimoto, 57, of Mililani, a retired Oahu Transit Services employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evie, son Mark, daughter Sherrice Munechika, brother Edwin Horimoto, sister Gail Lai and a grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Benjamin Corniel Jr.

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June 3, 2010
Benjamin “Ali” Corniel Jr., 79, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. harvesting supervisor, died in Hale Makua. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by former wife Kathleen Sacapanio; sons Clifford Corniel and Benjamin S.K. Sacapanio; daughters Enid Lyn Cabatbat and Ruby Ragragola; brother Edward and Allen; sisters Mildred Jones, Nancy Reynolds, Anita Bonillia and Janice Operim; stepbrother George Rio Jr.; stepsister Sylvia Rio; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. today at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m.

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Thomas Hoong Fat Lum Jr.

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May 4, 2010
Thomas Hoong Fat “Jun Kong” Lum Jr., 75, of Kaneohe, a retired BHP Petroleum supervisor, died in Kailua. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Carol Ann, son Michael, daughter Carolyn Lum-Marumoto, brother Stephen Lum, sister Audrey Lum and three grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Ann’s Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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John Pavao Jr.

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June 2, 2010
John Pavao Jr., 55, of Wailua Houselots, Kauai, an Operating Engineers Local 3 heavy equipment operator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Diane; son Kaipo; daughter Wailana Cantere; mother Barbara Jean Say; brothers Pierre, David and William Pavao and Paul and Byron Say; sisters Keala Bartolini and Jonelle Jardin; grandmother Elizabeth Martin; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

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Bernice Akwai Kaneakua

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May 31, 2010
Bernice Akwai Kaneakua, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility Food Services Department dietitian, died. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son John N. Jr.; daughters Mailei M. Hamada, Ivory E. Stone, Gretchen L. Kamai, Coleen N. Westphal, Lucinda Kaneakua-Kovacic and Ilona U. Makanani; brother John Kia; sister Alma Souza; 21 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Committal services and interment: 1 p.m. next Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Marilyn Masako Kaneshiro

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May 23, 2010
Marilyn Masako Kaneshiro, 80, of New York, a retired Traphagen fashion designer, died in Hi’olani Care Center at Kahala Nui. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by brother Paul K. and sisters Joan C. Moriyama and Karen K. Otaguro. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Russell Hiromi Kono

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May 21, 2010
Russell Hiromi Kono, 56, of Aiea, a Paradise Tours bus driver, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born on Okinawa. He is survived by parents Hirofumi and Yukiko “Florence,” brothers Dr. Earl and Dean and sister Jan Ann Kau. Private services.

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Magdeline Emeliano Macanas

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June 2, 2010
Magdeline Emeliano “Maggie” Macanas, 88, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired Kawaihae Lumber Mill employee and coffee picker, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Kapaau. She is survived by sons Mamerto Jr. and Rudolph “Rudy”; daughters Florence Adones, Virginia Naihe and Caroline Ching; sisters Sally Sugse, Lillian Pacheco, Daisy J. Wood and Rose Scott; 31 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; 39 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Kohala. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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DANNY J. MEEHAN

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DANNY J. MEEHAN
Battle Creek, Michigan

Danny J. Meehan, 65, died Thursday, June 3, 2010 in Battle Creek, Michigan after a four year courageous battle with cancer.
Dann graduated from Lakeview High School, Michigan State University, attended Wayne State Law School and received his law degree from University of Michigan Law School.
Dann had a distinguished law practice in Marin County, California for 27 years and also served as a Superior Court judge. He retired to Hawaii in 1989 and taught law at Winchester College. Dann was very well respected in the legal community and received an award of special recognition from the State of Hawaii for his teaching contributions.
An adventurer at heart, Dann loved to scuba dive, travel, write, compose songs, and most of all he loved sitting around the kitchen table having late night intimate conversations with his close friends. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, very hearty laugh, and his true passion for enjoying life.
Dann was preceded in death by his mother, Frankie; father, Dr. John Meehan, and is survived by his sister, Cheryl (Steven) Weaver of Boynton Beach, Florida; step-sister, Louanne Davis of Bradenton, Florida and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will take place 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2010 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek. Memorial donations may go to Multiple Myeloma Foundation at http://myeloma.org.
The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home, Battle Creek.
www.shawfuneralhome.com

ADAM MORRIS

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel


ADAM MORRIS

Age 88, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 12, 2010. Born February 8, 1922 in Waipahu. He was a retired 40-year welder with Oahu Sugar Company. He was also a WWII Veteran.

Preceded in death by wife Dolores Morris. He is survived by sons, Dennis (Stephanie) Morris, Michael Morris, Steven Morris, Kenneth Morris; daughters, Lisa Morris, Laurie (Eric) Garcia of CO; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Fernando Morris; sisters, Mildred Juan, Vivian Hidaro; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (June 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of The Pacific.

Earl Thomas Newton

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May 28, 2010
Earl Thomas Newton, 66, of Ewa Beach, a retired civil service information management officer with the U.S. Army and a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Model, Tenn. He is survived by wife Jean; sons Thomas and William; brothers Jim, Marvin and George; and sisters Linda King and Jaunita Montgomery. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Lanakila Baptist Church. Committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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MARGARITA CASTRO NUESCA

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

MARGARITA CASTRO NUESCA

Age 83 , of Honolulu, passed away May 31, 2010 at her residence. Born June 7, 1926 in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

She is survived by sons, Bernard C. (Clarita) Nuesca, Roly C. (Editha) Nuesca, Clarence C. (Diane) Nuesca; daughter-in-law, Nellie Nuesca; sister, Melendrina Navarro; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; niece and nephew.

Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday (June 14) at Full Gospel Temple, 2464 N School St., Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 15) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Margaret Castro Nuesca

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May 31, 2010
Margaret Castro Nuesca, 83, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Bernard C., Roly C. and Clarence C.; sister Melendrina Navarro; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Full Gospel Temple, 2464 N School St. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Toshio Okamura

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June 4, 2010
Toshio “Oka” Okamura, 83, of Aiea, a retired Aiea Shell Inc. auto mechanic, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Akiko; sons Francis, Gary and Harvey; brothers Teruo, Kiyoshi and Kazumi “Carl”; sister Emiko “Amy” Kamite; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Masaaki Saito

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May 18, 2010
Masaaki Saito, 91, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Pineapple Co. statistician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brother Masaharu and sisters Hiroko Yamaki and Edith Gima. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Paula Lokelani Theodora Saizon

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June 3, 2010
Paula Lokelani Theodora Saizon, 38, of Kaneohe, a flower designer, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Keawe and Koa, daughters Cheyenne and Sierra, parents Ted and Patricia and brother Wesley. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John’s by the Sea. Call after 9 a.m.

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ELDER REV. SATARAKA SATARAKA

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

ELDER REV. SATARAKA SATARAKA

Age 78, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away May 28, 2010 at his residence. Born July 29, 1931 in Taputimu, American Samoa. Elder Rev. Sataraka was the minister of Ierusalema Fou Samoan Congregational Christian Church of Honolulu.

He is survived by wife, Eseta Sataraka; sons, Fiafia (Kimberly) Sataraka, Saualegogo (Erolina) Sataraka, Robert (Kim) Sataraka, Enele Sataraka; daughters, Faafetai (Faleti) Filo, Atalina & Jeff Duarte-Webster, Faauuga Sataraka; brothers, Satala Sataraka, Isakara (Elisapeta) Sataraka, Andrew (Lisa) Sataraka, Eti (Litia) Sataraka, Enele Sataraka; sisters, Taielua Sataraka, Mele Mao; 14 grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 2:30 p.m. Sunday (June 13) at Samoan Congregational Christian Church of Honolulu, 616 N. School St., Wake Service 3 p.m. Also, Monday (June 14) at Church, Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Elder Rev. Sataraka Sataraka

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May 28, 2010
Elder Rev. Sataraka Sataraka, 78, of Honolulu, a minister of Ierusalema Fou Samoan Congregational Christian Church of Honolulu, died at home. He was born Taputimu, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Eseta; sons Fiafia, Saualegogo, Robert and Enele; daughters Faafetai Filo, Atalina Duarte-Webster and Faauuga Sataraka; brothers Satala, Isakara, Andrew, Eti and Enele; sisters Taielua Sataraka and Mele Mao; 14 grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday at Samoan Congregational Christian Church of Honolulu, 616 N. School St. Call after 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Manuel Louis Lawrence Sr.

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May 24, 2010
Manuel Louis Lawrence Sr., 86, of Kailua, a retired supervisor boiler technician for Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kaneohe Bay and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honokaa, Big Island. He is survived by sons Jerrold, Leonard, Michael and Manuel Jr.; daughter Debra Evaimalo; brothers Joseph, Alfred “Freddy,” William “Bill” and Robert; sisters Ida Larimer, Hilda Mendonca, Loretta Vasconcelos and Katherine Lawrence; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Clyde Joseph Swain

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May 24, 2010
Clyde Joseph Swain, 89, of Mililani, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard pipefitter and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Madeline; sons Paul, Anthony “Casey,” Michael and Matthew; daughters Bernadette Chamizo and Kathleen and Swain; brother James Souza; sisters Cecelia Silva, Germaine Bento and Madeline “Mickey” Purgelli; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Joseph Hing Choy Tom

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May 25, 2010
Joseph Hing Choy Tom, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electrical engineer and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elena, sons Patrick and Andrew, daughter Diane, brothers Ernest and Hansel and sisters Rose Tyau and Edith Ching. Services: 11 a.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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June Rocha Totten

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June 1, 2010
June Rocha Totten, 58, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel banquet waitress and antique dealer, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John and sister Evelyn Nawilli. Private services.

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THOMAS S. USUI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

THOMAS S. USUI

Age 91, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away May 25, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born January 2, 1919 in Halemano, Oahu. Thomas was a member of Wahiawa Ryusenji Soto Mission.

He is survived by wife, Agnes Usui; son, Jere (Lynda) Usui of Hilo; daughter, Muriel Watanabe; 4 grandchildren.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. Monday (June 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. No flowers, please.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran