Archive for June 14th, 2010

Irinea R. Acidera

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May 20, 2010
Irinea R. Acidera, 89, of Wailuku, owner of a custodial cleaning company, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Romeo, Jeffrey, Harry and Edwin; daughters Lolita Ikei and Ester Rea; brother Floriano Ramiscal; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great- grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation.

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Peter Agliam

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May 28, 2010
Peter Agliam, also known as “Honorary Mayor,” 81, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. harvesting supervisor and controller, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ninoole, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Petronilla “Pet”; sons Allen, Thomas “Tomas,” Elvis, Karl “Karlito” and Amos; daughter Romain “Maine” Castro; brother Rufino “Lally”; sisters Flora Cabreros, Olivia Satomba and Agustina Mercado; 1 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou, Hawaii. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Charles H. Chamberlain

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May 27, 2010
Charles H. Chamberlain, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Navy commander, died in Honolulu. He was born in Minneapolis. He is survived by wife Patricia, sons Robert and William, daughter Susan J., a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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John G. Chan

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May 10, 2010
John G. Chan, 71, of Hilo, a retired University of Hawaii at Hilo biology professor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Mary, son Jimmy, daughter Lisa Shurtleff, brothers Jeff and Jerome, sisters June Quan and Janet Lem, and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers or monetary offerings, donations suggested to the University of Hawaii Foundation for the Dr. John G. Chan Endowed Excellence Scholarship.

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Pacita Nievera Corpuz

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June 6, 2010
Pacita Nievera “Nani” Corpuz, 78, of Puhi, Hawaii, a retired Lihue Sugar Plantation field worker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Santa Ana, Manila. She is survived by son Calvin; daughters Edita “Didi” Lung, Emeline “Rose” Lalin, Evelyn Gonsalves and Julie Broyles; stepsons Larry and Peter; stepdaughters Jay Dela Cruz and Josephine Geraldo; brother Romi Nievera; sisters Cecilia Anchoris and Remidios Remenente; 30 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. June 26 at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Bernadine F. Costa

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June 8, 2010
Bernadine F. Costa, 89, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Telcom service representative, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughter Lavern Spence, sister Carmen Robello and a grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation.

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Julio Matias Ferreira

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May 24, 2010
Julio Matias “Angel” Ferreira, 76, of Hilo, formerly of Orting, Wash., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by numerous sons and daughters, brother Benjamin Jr. and sisters Cecilia Tarado, Rosemarie Gomes and Velvet Walker. No services.

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Eugene F. Folks

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May 14, 2010
Eugene F. Folks, 90, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Hot Springs, Va., and Honolulu, an international businessman and Marine Corps captain, died in Florida. He was born in Burnsville, Va. He is survived by daughter Mary L.F. Notley, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services in Florida. Donations suggested to Injured Marine Semper FI Fund, 825 College Blvd., Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057.

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Halldor Leo Hintze

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May 30, 2010
Halldor Leo “Hal” Hintze, 84, of Mililani, a retired Department of Defense employee who worked at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Rosa, Calif. He is survived by wife Florecita R. “Florie” and daughter Corinne M. Private services.

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John Toshitada Honda

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June 8, 2010
John Toshitada Honda, 85, of Wailuku, a retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Midori O., son Marshall T., daughter Marilyn M., brothers Shoichi S. and MYK Mitsuru, and sister Mikie Fujimura. Services: noon Wednesday at Wailuku Door of Faith. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial at a later date. No flowers.

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BEATRICE TALMADGE HOWLETT

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BEATRICE TALMADGE HOWLETT

Beatrice Howlett, 91, passed away peacefully, Saturday, June 5, 2010 in Ithaca, NY. . Born December 15, 1918 in Englewood, NJ, the daughter of the late Frank and Beatrice Cornish Talmadge, married H. Mechling Howlett of Garden City, NY who passed in 1988.

Beatrice, an artist lived in Syosset, N.Y, then retired with her husband to Kailua, HI in 1980.

Beatrice is survived by daughter Linda von Geldern, sons, Bruce (Kathryn) Howlett, and Peter (Lisa) Howlett -grandchildren, Maya von Geldern and Thea (Jason Bolt) von Geldern; Caitlin, Evan, Gregory, Christian and Orlando Howlett, also step-grandchildren, Megan and Jacob Scott.

Private graveside services will be held in Hawaii at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross in her memory.

Helen Heu Ing

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May 8, 2010
Helen Heu Ing, 99, of Honolulu, a retired teacher and businesswoman, died in Kahala Nui. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lowell; daughter Beverly Lee; brother Morris Heu; sisters Bertha Ho, Frances Onaga, Ruby Choy, Cornelia Tahara, Marilyn Law and Sylvia Carruthers; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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Donald Patrick Murphy Jr.

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May 27, 2010
Donald Patrick Murphy Jr., 69, of Hamakua and Honaunau, Hawaii, a retired cowboy, former Golden Gloves boxer and landscape gardener, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by adopted sons Bryan and Shannon Jordan, adopted daughter Sandra Baijo, brother Carroll Hall and eight grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ho’okena Beach house. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes and potluck luncheon to follow. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. For more information, call Megan at 775-1111.

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Kiyoharu Kawasaki

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May 20, 2010
Kiyoharu Kawasaki, 88, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. lineman and storekeeper, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ayako, son Miles T., daughter Pauline M., sisters Hideko Nonaka and Chiyoko Miyamura, and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Judy Michiko Kuba

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June 2, 2010
Judy Michiko Kuba, 65, of Honolulu, a retired state social worker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Reid M., daughter Janelle Suyemura, brothers Alan and Roy Ishida, sisters Carol Nakamura and Sue Ohata, and three grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Chuck Lassiter

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May 29, 2010
Chuck Lassiter, 75, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired United Airlines employee in Hilo and Kona, and an Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center, Moanalua. He was born in Roseburg, Ore. He is survived by wife Pudding, son Billy, daughters Christy Lassiter and Keala Zoll, brother Clint O’Conner, sister Jo-Ann O’Conner and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. July 3 at the family residence on Puu Moi Road in Papaikou, Hawaii. Luncheon to follow. For more information, call 964-5454. Donations suggested to Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens, P.O. Box 1415, Papaikou, HI 96781.

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Nealton K.N. Lau

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May 30, 2010
Nealton K.N. Lau, 46, of Honolulu, a former Napa Auto Parts employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Hilton and Clayton, and sister Terrilynn. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the United Church of Christ, 467 N. Judd St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Toyoko Maeda

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May 25, 2010
Toyoko Maeda, 80, of Honolulu, a Coco Joe’s souvenir crafter, died. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband George, daughter Irene Kukino, sisters Jane Saito and Yaeko Kanda, and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Florence Marks

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April 25, 2010
Florence “Komai” Marks, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Vincent Cantere, daughters Cynthia Ching and Barbara Figueroa, brothers Manabu and William Sorakubo, sister Carol Freitas and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Hazel Hatsuyo Matsushige

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May 12, 2010
Hazel Hatsuyo Matsushige, 87, of Honolulu, a retired co-owner and operator of Moiliili Service Station, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Anthony and Nolan, daughter Beverly-Joan Garcia, brother Richard Nakamura, sisters Jane Nakamura and Joan Kim, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Walter Joseph Meyer

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June 8, 2010
Walter Joseph Meyer, 93, of Burlingame, Calif., a retired United Airlines pilot, died in Kihei, Maui. He was born in Elma, Wash. He is survived by son Michael, daughter Michelle Kleid, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Doris Jean Milotta

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June 10, 2010
Doris Jean Milotta, 89, of Kaneohe, an artist, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Erie, Pa. She is survived by husband David E., son David S., daughter Gaye Ann Tate and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Marks Lutheran Church, Kaneohe. Luncheon to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Tokie Emoto Miyake

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May 23, 2010
Tokie Emoto Miyake, 86, of Lihue, a retired Tiptop Cafe & Bakery helper, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Annette Oda, brother Masa Emoto, sister Yukiko Vanlandingham, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Miguel M. Pascual

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June 7, 2010
Miguel M. Pascual, 90, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired McBryde Sugar Co. seed-cutter operator, died at home. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Perfecta, sons Erwin and Fred, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Kenneth John Perreira

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June 8, 2010
Kenneth John Perreira, 35, of Makawao, Maui, a laborer for a tile and granite company, died in Haiku, Maui. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by companion Kim Baldwin, parents Gary and Annette, brothers Gary Jr. and Clifton, and grandparents Priscilla Perreira and George and Rita Leval. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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PANCHO QUIDANGEN

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

PANCHO QUIDANGEN

Age 98, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away May 16, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born January 17, 1912 in Poblacion Galimuyod, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Pancho retired from Meadow Gold Dairy. He was a member of Senior Citizens Club of Wahiawa and Gate Ball Association. WWII U.S. Veteran.

He is survived by daughters, Katherine (Alfred) Biroan, Loretta Crowder of North Carolina; son, Ronald Quidangen; step-children, Mabel Kuratani, Walter (Bertha) Mapa, Albert (Violet) Sabanal of CA; 19 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (June 17) 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.

Pancho Quidangen

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May 16, 2010
Pancho Quidangen, 98, of Mililani, a Meadow Gold Dairies retiree and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Ronald; daughters Katherine Biroan and Loretta Crowder; stepchildren Mabel Kuratani, Walter Mapa and Albert Sabanal; 19 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Thursday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Raphael Martelles Ramos

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June 5, 2010
Raphael Martelles Ramos, also known as “The Vacuum Man,” 81, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Kauai Filter Queen retiree, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Oremenia “Meni,” daughter Barbara Nakato, sisters Rose Ribao and Francis Masterson, two grandchildren and a great- grandchild. Private services.

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Dr. Judith Ramseyer

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June 7, 2010
Dr. Judith Ramseyer, 75, of Honolulu, a physician and former University of Hawaii assistant professor, died in Hospice Hawaii Palolo Home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by a brother and two sisters. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu 96817-5018; or charity.

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Lander Ramsis

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June 5, 2010
Lander Ramsis, 82, of Kahului, a retired heavy equipment operator for a construction company, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Micronesia. He is survived by wife Siome Sorim; sons Suwanter, Soiter and Suwainer Sorim; daughters Ensita Sam, Suwani Kenit and Sechimy Sorim; brothers Kinchiro and Takio Sorim; sister Otiel Sorim; and eight grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial in Micronesia at a later date.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran