Archive for June 18th, 2010

Fumio Agarijo

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June 5, 2010
Fumio Agarijo, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Kintetsu Limo Co. driver, died in Honolulu. He was born on Okinawa. He is survived by wife Sachiko, son Erick, daughter Lisa and sister Hanae Nakada. Private services.

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NANCY A. AMANONCE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

NANCY A. AMANONCE

Age 44, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away June 1, 2010 at Hawaii Medical Center – East. Born August 1, 1965 in Aparii, Cagayan, Philippines. Will like to thank Dr. Thomas Tasaki and also nurses at Hawaii Medical Center – East.

She is survived by mother, Rosalina A. Amanonce; father, Castulo H. Amanonce Sr.; brothers, Don (Lisa) Amanonce, Castulo Amanonce Jr.; sister, Jackie (Shannon) Amanonce; 7 nieces; 3 nephews; aunty, Clara Hernandez.

Visitation 10:00 AM Monday (June 21) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service: 11:00 AM
Burial 2:00 PM at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Nancy A. Amanonce

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June 1, 2010
Nancy A. Amanonce, 44, of Waianae died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Aparii, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by father Castulo H. Sr., mother Rosalina A., brothers Don and Castulo Jr., and sister Jackie. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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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.

JOSE “SONNY” BARCELONA JOSE “SONNY” BARCELONA

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Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, LLC


JOSE “SONNY” BARCELONA

JOSE “SONNY” BARCELONA, 86 of Pearl City, passed away June 12, 2010 at Pali Momi. Born in Waipahu, Hawaii. Retired accident investigator and driving instructor at Hickam Air Force Base. Survived by wife, Helen Barcelona; daughters, Marcella (Alan) Tamashiro, Melissa Fraser; four grandchildren, Ryan, Kristen, Justin and Tiffany; Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday June 22, 2010 at Waipahu United Church of Christ; Inurnment to follow at 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific; Casual attire.

Jose Barcelona

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June 12, 2010
Jose “Sonny” Barcelona, 86, of Pearl City, a retired Hickam Air Force Base driving instructor and accident investigator and Air Force veteran, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Helen, daughters Marcella Tamashiro and Melissa Fraser, and four grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Waipahu United Church of Christ. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Incorrect information was published yesterday in an obituary.

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Richard Benson

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June 14, 2010
Richard “Dik” Benson, 69, of Kihei, Dik Benson Salon owner, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Orofino, Idaho. He is survived by sons Shawn and Karl, daughter Teresa Carter and Kendal Benson, mother Edra Mattson, brother Don, sisters Sharon Vahlkamp and Deana Johnson, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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Gilbert Franklin Cardenas

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June 4, 2010
Gilbert Franklin “Gil” Cardenas, 55, of Kailua-Kona, an American Machinery master heavy equipment mechanic and fisherman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Alamosa, Colo. He is survived by companion Natasha Katouzian, son Jeremy Fowler, daughters Amy Hansen and Amber Pherigo, hanai daughters Maryan Zarbafi and Marjon White, mother Theresa Chavez, brother Albert, sisters Elaine Rodriguez and Christine Solano, seven grandchildren and two hanai grandchildren. Services held.

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Beverley Tobey Chase

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June 14, 2010
Beverley Tobey Chase, 81, of Kihei, a special-needs teacher, died in Kihei. She was born in New Jersey. She is survived by sons Eric Chase and Howie Burrill, stepson Doug and four grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at 120 Pulama Place in Kihei. No flowers. Donations suggested to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226, attn: Contribution Services; or to The Jimmy Fund, 800-52-JIMMY.

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Wah Tim Chun

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June 8, 2010
Wah Tim Chun, 94, of Mililani died in Mililani. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by daughters Eva and Frances. Private services.

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Rodney M. Cox

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June 11, 2010
Rodney M. Cox, 64, of Honolulu, retired owner of Gentry Barber and Beauty Salon, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Independent, Kan. He is survived by companion Nicholas J. Cope. No services.

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Petra Acosta Dulay

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June 8, 2010
Petra Acosta Dulay, 87, of Kailua died in Aloha Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born in La Union, Philippines. She is survived by son Eduardo, daughters Remedios Bautista and Corazon Balagot, 16 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines.

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BASILIA AGUSTIN ISIDRO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

BASILIA
AGUSTIN ISIDRO

Age 91, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away June 1, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born May 21, 1919 in Zamboanga, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She retired from Convalescent Center of Honolulu and also Foster Home Operator.

She is survived by son, Jose “Lito” (Leonora) Isidro; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Monday (June 21) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach) Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (June 22) at the church; Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Basilia Agustin Isidro

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June 1, 2010
Basilia Agustin Isidro, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired Convalescent Center of Honolulu employee and foster home operator, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Jose “Lito,” two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Luella Iwalani Jacobsen

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June 8, 2010
Luella Iwalani “Aunty Feehart” Jacobsen, 90, of Kailua and Kaneohe died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Irveing “Jake,” son Bruce and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Faith Baptist Church 1230 Kailua Road, next to Kailua YMCA. Call after 1 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was published Wednesday in an obituary.

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Michael Dillion Tancayo Jr.

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June 10, 2010
Michael Dillion Tancayo Jr., 71, of Kalamaula, Molokai, a retired Department of Health vector control inspector, Libby McNeil and Libby employee and a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Maunaloa, Molokai. He is survived by wife Irene C.; sons Robert and Kegal-Joe H.; daughters Georgiette L. and Josephine G. Tancayo, Allennie K. Nae’ole and Wendi-Liz P. Tancayo-Mebille; brothers Henry, Kegal, Allen, James, Lance, Nathan and Robert; and sisters Pearl Haunani and Helene. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Kalanianaole Hall, Kalamaula, Molokai. Additional services: 10 a.m. June 26 at Ka Hale Hoanoo ke Akua, 1760 Nalani St., Kalihi. Aloha attire.

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Stanley Patrick Kaauwai

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June 8, 2010
Stanley Patrick Kaauwai, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Bitumuls & Paving Co. heavy equipment operator and Marine Corps veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evangeline K.; son Kenton; daughters Karen Kupo, Kathy Salis and Karla Daniels; sister Garlyn Kahoalii; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. next Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Willel Kalaunani Kahoonei-Manuwai

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May 22, 2010
Willel Kalaunani “Willie” Kahoonei-Manuwai, 62, of Nanakuli, a Dollar Thrifty commercial and bus driver, died. He was born in Nanakuli. He is survived by son Harry Jr., daughters Marie “Kihei” Nasau-Manuwai and Ramsay “Nani” Kalawa, brother William III, sisters Susannah Kaawa and Francine Sohns, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. tomorrow at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2074 Lauwiliwili St., Kapolei.

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Shizue Kato

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May 15, 2010
Shizue Kato, 98, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Zensaku, Gilbert, Donald T. and Brian; daughter Toshiko Fernandez; sister Mitsue Yoneoka; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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YAEKO “JANET” MORIMOTO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

YAEKO “JANET” MORIMOTO

Age 84, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, passed away May 14, 2010 in Kaneohe. Born August 22, 1925 in Hilo, Hawaii. A retired owner of Waianae Fishing and Hardware Supply; member of Waianae Hongwanji and Waianae Golden Age Club.

She is survived by daughters, Patricia (Paul) Kaneda, Susan Sims of La Pine, OR, Lynn Morimoto of Vancouver, Canada; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brother, Tatsuo (Nobuko) Mizumoto of Bellevue, Wash.

Private services were held.

Ralph M. Ohta

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June 9, 2010
Ralph M. Ohta, 77, of Santa Maria, Calif., a retired dental surgeon from Vandenberg Air Force Base and Norton Air Force Base and Air Force colonel, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorna; daughters Rebecca and Janice Ohta and Julie Wagner; sister Vivian Ishizaki; and seven grandchildren. Services to be held on the mainland.

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JOSEPH JUDE MANGUBAT PANGANIBAN

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

JOSEPH JUDE MANGUBAT PANGANIBAN

Of Mililani, HI, passed away June 4, 2010 in Honolulu, HI. Born June 4, 2010 in Honolulu.

He is survived by parents, Anthony & Mary Jane Panganiban; sister, Mary Anne Panganiban; brother, Anthony Joseph Panganiban; paternal grandparents, Francisco Panganiban, Rosita Panganiban; maternal grandparents, Roquito Mangubat, Marietta Mangubat.

Private Services to be held.

Hekimuli Mosese Piei

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June 5, 2010
Hekimuli Mosese Piei, 26, of Riverton, Utah, formerly of Hauula, died in Utah. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by mother Vanessa; stepfather Timote Fotu; stepmother Ano Fotu; brother Kaimana K. Aalona; sisters Naomi, Kolotina and Seini; and grandparents Lilomaiava and Aiaiaga Galeai. Services: noon tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku 3rd Tongan ward. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Hauula Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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ALFREDO “BAY” PASCUAL RESPICIO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

ALFREDO “BAY” PASCUAL RESPICIO

Age 80, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away May 16, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born July 30, 1929 in Ewa, Hawaii. Alfredo was the former director at the Ewa Gym.

He is survived by sons, Alfredo (Sandi) Respicio, Jr. of Wisconsin, Walter Dean (Lavon), Respicio, Albert Wayne Respicio; daughter, Christine (Jose) Tadios; brothers, Roy Respicio, Artie Respicio, Sonny Respicio, Salle Respicio, James Respicio, Chris Respicio; sisters, Vicky Smith, Pat Onasis, Catherine Cabudol; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (June 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Tuesday (June 22) at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; (91-1298 Renton Rd. Ewa, HI) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Walter L.R. Serrao

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June 10, 2010
Walter L.R. Serrao, 74, of Hilo, an Army veteran, Kulaimano Elderly Housing manager and County of Hawaii Office of Housing and Community Development employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lenore Van Gieson-Serrao; sons Gary, Richard and Stanley; stepsons William K. and Van K. Warren; stepdaughters Celeste K. Leach, Corrine K. Murray, Sharlyn K. Kelly and Lenise K. Warren; sisters Kelii Chavez, Dolores Ramos and Iwalani Levie; three grandchildren; and nine stepgrandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside urn committal services: noon Wednesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Daren Shishido

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May 26, 2010
Daren Shishido, 52, of Pearl City, a Kuro Builders Inc. painter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Henry Nakamoto, brothers Eaton and Conrad, sister Wendy Park, stepbrother Grant Nakamoto and stepsister Doreen Rann. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 5:15 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Beatrice Molly Silverman

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May 2, 2010
Beatrice Molly Silverman, 90, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a bookkeeper, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by son Alan and daughter Barbara Polashuk. Services to be held on the mainland.

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DIANA KUM YORK SUMILE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

DIANA KUM YORK
SUMILE

Age 90, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away May 19, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born June 14, 1919 in Honolulu, HI.

She is survived by sons, Roland (Lucy) Sumile, Raymond (Hazel) Sumile, Guy (Thelma) Sumile; daughter, Theresa (William) Banks; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Herbert Chun; sister, Hazel (Carlos) Burchfield of Tennesse.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (June 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program Service 10:00 a.m. Prayer Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Yukio Suzuki

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May 31, 2010
Yukio Suzuki, 85, of Honolulu, a retired translator for the U.S. Army 500th Military Intelligence Group and Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Katsuko, daughters Katherine Y. and Elizabeth H., and sisters Masue Heyamoto and Kazuko Taniguchi. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary June 10.

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Reno Kawai Velleses

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June 8, 2010
Reno Kawai Velleses, 36, of Waianae, a fencing installer, died in Waianae. He was born in Glendale, Calif. He is survived by companion Janny Pappas, son Vegas, parents Henry K. “Hanalei” Velleses and Brenda N. Tavares, brothers Henry “Mano” and Nevada Shane, and sisters Terrena Kaimimoku and Sherelle “Sherry” Paris. Services pending.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran