Archive for June 12th, 2010

Jean Kiyomi Arakawa

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80, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died JUne 4, 2010 in Waipahu. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son Gary, daughter Jan Yoshimoto, brother Robert Chinen, eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary Friday.

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SHERRYLEEN K. AU

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SHERRYLEEN K. AU
(6/11/78 – 6/12/09)

God’s True angel, although you’re gone memories of you will forever stay in our hearts. Until we meet again on God’s shining shore; we love you always.

Luther M. Davis

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92, of Kahului, a retired Kahului Railroad stevedore, died June 10, 2010 in Hale Makua Health Services, Wailuku. He was born in Mississippi. He is survived by sons Michael Sr. and Van Alden, daughters Penny and June Davis, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao.

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LOUISE ALICE GRAHAM

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LOUISE ALICE
GRAHAM

78, of Honolulu, Hawaii died May 26, 2010. She was born in Beauty,Kentucky, but lived in West Virginia until she move to Hawaii in the summer of 2009.

She married her high school sweetheart, the late William Taylor Marcum and together they were the proud parents of 5 children.( 3 )daughters Debra (Spain),Neva (JC) and Teresa (John) and 2 sons Billy (Debbie) and Timothy Ray(dec.).

She married Lewis Graham (dec)in 1992 and lived happily till his death in 1998. She was proceeded in death by her parents Perry and Hallie Reed and her dear brother Ray. She is survived by her beloved sisters Mary, Betty and Dreama and her brother James , her 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

A private memorial service was held by the family on the beautiful island of Ohau and a final farewell took place at the the lantern floating ceremony on Memorial day. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends and all of those life she touched.

Villamor Espiritu Jr.

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51, of Honolulu, an Oahu Community Correctional Center corrections officer, died May 19, 2010 in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Greta, son Villamor III, daughter Amanda, mother Dolores, brother Van, sisters Trinidad Manlapit and Sherilynne Agustin and hanai brother Gino Alipio. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Beatrice Rafaela Kaahanui

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65, of Kaneohe, a retired Pohai Nani Good Samaritan and Maluhia Health Center registered dietician and licensed practical nurse and United Public Workers Union stewardess, died June 2, 2010 in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wilson “Boy;” sons Wilson “Willie” Jr. and Joseph Winslow; daughter Sheryl “Uilani;” brother Theodore Ventula III; sisters Roseline Spencer, Janet Ballio, Estralita Seeberger, Sarah Shim, Elizabeth Karratti and Eleanor Joy Ventula-Honda; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 12:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Ann’s Church. Call after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Rodrigo Calingcaling Lucas

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56, of Ewa Beach, a retired restaurant worker, died may 27, 2010 in Ewa Beach. He was born in Cullalabo, Gamu, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by parents Benjamin and Marta; daughter Jacqueline Salvosa; brothers James, Sam and Ferdinand; and sisters Connie Juan and Rufina Nightingdale. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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KATELYNN KAILONI MARTIN

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

KATELYNN
KAILONI MARTIN

Of Wahiawa, passed away May 24, 2010 at Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu.

She is survived by parents, Joseph & Nadira Martin; brother, Jaden Martin; sister, Gabriella Martin; paternal grandmother, Gloria Martin of New York; maternal grandparents, Gregory Garrett of New York, Elizabeth Garrett of New York; maternal great-grandparents, Casper & Ernestine Garrett of New York; maternal great-grandmother, Veronica Wainwright of New York; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation 10 a.m. to 12 noon Thursday (June 17) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 12:00 noon; Burial 1:30 p.m. at Schofield Barracks, Post Cemetery. Flowers Welcome.

Charles Kaiu “Moke” Moses

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81, of Ewa Beach, an Ameron cement mixer driver and Army and Air Force veteran, died June 2, 2010. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha and casual attire.

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ANACLETO “SONNY” NONOL POPA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

ANACLETO
“SONNY”
NONOL POPA

Age 75, of Waipahu, Hawaii., passed away May 14, 2010 in Honolulu. Born July 13, 1934 in Koloa, Kauai. Was raised in Aiea. Mr. Popa retired from the U.S. Postal Service in November 2000. He developed his love for music where he learned to play the Trombone as well as several other instruments. This led to a life of playing for several different bands and meeting many musicians.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Wencela “Winnie” P. Popa; sons, Joseph Popa, Thomas (Ava) Popa; daughter, Melanie (Charles) Spain of Hilo; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brothers, Tino (Garda) Popa Sr of Las Vegas, Frank (Lorna) Popa; sisters, Annette (Stanley) Takahashi of CA, Maggie (Danny) Sarte, Jeanie (Bob) Bradshaw of Las Vegas, Damiana Souza of Kailua, Kona.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (June 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 11:30 a.m. Prayer Service 12:00 p.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

PHILOMENA “MINANG” QUISON PREECE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

PHILOMENA “MINANG”
QUISON PREECE

Age 97, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 11, 2010 in Honolulu. Born August 5, 1912 in Tarlac, Philippines. She was employed at Wheeler Field Air Depot, U.S. Weather Bureau; U.S. Post Office at Canton Island; and Bank of Hawaii on Wake Island and retired in 1970. She was also a member of USAFMARS; Honolulu Emblem Club 379, Excelsior Lodge #1, Rebecca Lodge #1, Chapter 1518 NARFE, Kaimuki Chapter; and Church of the Epiphany in Kaimuki.

She is survived by step-daughters, Rowena (Herman) Bolin, Annette Sue Martin of Kentucky; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; nieces, Josephine A. Kim, Rita Quison Mehio; numerous nieces & nephews.

Celebration of Life Saturday, June 12, at Church of the Epiphany, 1041 10th Ave., Hon. will be held at 1:00 p.m. also. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Church of the Epiphany, 1041 10th Ave, Hon., HI.

Philomena Quison “Minang” Preece

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97, of Honolulu, a retired Wheeler Field Air Depot, U.S. Weather Bureau, U.S. Post Office and Bank of Hawaii employee, died May 11, 2010 in Honolulu. She was born in Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by stepdaughters Rowena Bolin and Annette Sue Martin, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Church of the Epiphany, 1041 10th Ave., Honolulu HI 96816.

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Cullen John Benedicto Kalehua Santos

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel


CULLEN JOHN BENEDICTO KALEHUA SANTOS

Age 21, of Waipahu, Hawaii, of May 22, 2010 in Waialua. Born May 8, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Cullen was a graduate of Waipahu High School-Class of 2007.

He is survived by parents, Eric and Christine Gamboa Santos; sisters, Luciana (Don) Lucas, Leia (Mario) Cano, Jr., Brittany (Tyler) Santos, Shavelle Santos; paternal grandfather, Gilbert (Beverly) Santos; paternal grandmother, Althea Cazimero-Kahai (Abraham “Myna” Kahai); paternal great-grandmother, Maile Cazimero; numerous nephews and 1 niece, aunts, uncles, & cousins.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (June 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (June 16) at Hope Chapel Kapolei; (1762 Franklin Ave. Kapolei) Funeral Service 10 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Cullen John Benedicto Kalehua Santos

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21, of Waipahu died May 22, 2010 in Waialua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Eric and Christine G. Santos; sisters Luciana Lucas, Leia Cano Jr. and Brittany and Shavelle Santos; grandparents Gilbert Santos and Althea Cazimero-Kahai; and great-grandmother Maile Cazimero. Wake service: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hope Chapel Kapolei, 1762 Franklin Ave. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Raymond A. “Ray” Simao

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65, of Hilo, a retired County of Hawaii police captain, died June 2, 2010 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mona, sons Dean and William, daughter Tracy Bolos, stepsons Clayton and Dean Baltero, stepdaughters Alethea “Kama” Kaneshiro and Vanessa Higa, brother Wilbur and numerous grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 5 p.m. Urn committal services: 10 a.m. Friday at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Robert Dennis Taum

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48, of Honolulu, a Schuman Carriage and Cutter Chevrolet master auto mechanic, died May 25, 2010 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by former wife Montse Howard, son Keoni, daughter Hi’ilani, parents Thomas K. Taum and Verna F. Latiolais, brothers Clay and John Latiolais, sisters Rena Itson and Robyn From, grandmother Roselle and caregiver Jim Howard. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran