Archive for July 9th, 2010

MATTHEW K. KIM

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

MATTHEW K. KIM

Age 57, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away June 19, 2010 in Waianae. Born October 17, 1952 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He retired after 31 years of Federal Government Services as a Painter.

He is survived by wife, Joanne L. Kim; sons, Ryan K. Kim, Kaipo H. (Hoku) Kim; brothers, Guss (Peggy) Garcia, Leroy (Lani) Garcia; sisters, Nora (Bill) Todd, Puanani (Les) Keaweehu; grandson, Kaleo K. Kim; numerous, nieces, nephews, brother and sister-in-laws.

Visitation 8:45 a.m. Monday (July 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

Phyllis Takako Bagood

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June 12, 2010
Phyllis Takako Bagood, 57, of Honolulu, a veterinary technician, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Melvin N. and sisters Ann N. and Brenda M. Iwai, and Patricia S.I. Himeda. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School. No flowers.

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PETER PANTALEON BARBADILLO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

PETER PANTALEON BARBADILLO

Age 82, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed way June 10, 2010 in Ewa, Hawaii. Born August 13, 1927 in Haleiwa, Hawaii. He retired as a Civil Service Mechanic after 37 years of service; also loved music, was an excellent guitarist, and was a big fan of boxing & football.

He is survived by sons, Lloyd (Sarah) Barbadillo, Barney (Nadine) Barbadillo; daughter, Debra Oshner; brothers, Paul Barbadillo, Delphine Barbadillo; sisters, Felomina Fernandez, Ellen Holmberg; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews & cousins.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (July 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Rafael Belardo

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June 17, 2010
Rafael “Peping” Belardo, 90, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Arsenio and Pre, daughters Flora Cadiz and Fe L. Belardo, brother Dominador, sister Isabela Adviento and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mary Te Iwingaro Kuatau Chilton

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June 28, 2010
Mary Te Iwingaro Kuatau “Te Iwi” Chilton, 63, of Kapaau, Hawaii, co-owner and manager of Sunshine True Value Hardware in Kapaau, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Greg, son Jaycob, daughters Kehau and Lahela, and a grandchild. Celebration of life in Kohala, Hawaii, at a later date. Private services on Oahu.

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Mildred Anne Compton

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July 4, 2010
Mildred Anne “Mitty” Compton, 70, of Wahiawa, a retired Social Security clerk, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Hot Springs, Ark. She is survived by son John, daughter Carrie Sonnen, sister Rita Marie Averill and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Wheeler Army Chapel. Inurnment in Florida at a later date.

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Frances Phoebe Santos Cox

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June 25, 2010
Frances Phoebe Santos Cox, 70, of Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Kailua, a retired government employee and an Air Force veteran, died in Winter Haven. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Patrick and Jay Wood, and Thomas Cox; brother Paul Santos; sisters Cynthia Kapahu, Louise Brown and Zoe Nabarrete; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Raymond Perreira Freitas

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July 1, 2010
Raymond Perreira Freitas, 84, of Makawao, Maui, a Maui County Department of Water Supply overseer and pipe fitter, died at home. He was born in Makawao. He is survived by wife Rose C., daughter Sharon Ann, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

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Christopher Ryan Gallarde

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July 2, 2010
Christopher Ryan Gallarde, 64, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Paul, Christian and Errol; daughters Leilani Fox, Christel Savoy, Amber and Marlene Gallarde, Tasha Glasgow and Nani Kim; brother Kenneth; sisters Francine Forquer, Faith Craycroft, and Mary-Lynn and Labrina Gallarde; and 15 grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 9 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Steven Kalani Kaauwai

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July 6, 2010
Steven Kalani Kaauwai, 58, of Lihue, a National Car Rental shuttle bus driver, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kapiolani Medical Center. He is survived by wife Gloria; sons Gerry and Gavino Rayray; parents John and Barbara; daughters Glenda Ola, Stephanie Escott and Barbara Jean Kaauwai; brothers John and Duane; sisters Cheryl Wilson, Lana Go, Lehua Cougar, Kathy Kaauwai and Lisa Abel; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. next Friday at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers.

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Elizabeth Brockell Kitkousky

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June 28, 2010
Elizabeth Brockell Kitkousky, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Kaiser Medical Center nurse, died. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by sons Patrick, Byron and Gerald. Private services.

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Rujkino Leviticus

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June 15, 2010
Rujkino Leviticus, 46, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Marshall Islands. She is survived by husband Antonio; sons Lefty and Soros; daughters Elizabeth Philippo, and Netty and Malynna Leviticus; brother Sorthy Philippo; and sister Christina Philippo. Services: 1 p.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honolulu Tabernacle. Call after noon.

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Katherine Nyuk Lun Ching Loo

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July 6, 2010
Katherine Nyuk Lun Ching Loo, 101, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by brother Edward Y.C. Ching, caregiver Gloria Albino and nephews and nieces. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Clara Amaral Meeks

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May 21, 2010
Clara Amaral “Gwen” Meeks, 65, of Eugene, Ore., died in New Orleans. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Cheryl Otsubo; brothers Phillip Amaral, William McCumber, Ernie Siebold, and David Jr. and Wayne Rawlins; and sisters Diane Tanna, Norma Pico, Doreen AhQuin, Charmaine Cullen and Debbie Schumacher. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Moanalua Gardens Park.

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Yukata Miyashiro

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June 16, 2010
Yukata Miyashiro, 83, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed dentist and an Army corporal who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Margaret K., daughters Erin Miyashiro and Kara Miyashiro-Young, brothers Dr. James and Henry, and sister Fumiko Nakano. Private services.

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Isami Nishimura

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June 16, 2010
Isami “Sam” Nishimura, 86, of Honolulu, a retired restaurant supplies sales representative, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kay K.; daughters Cheryl, Gwen Y. Obuchi and Wendy M. Hinaga; brother Bert; sisters Hazel Nakabayashi and Kathy Deai; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Louie Poblete Odviar

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June 20, 2010
Louie Poblete Odviar, 39, of Pearl City, a chef, died in Aiea. He was born in Yokosuka, Japan. He is survived by parents Lucito P. Sr. and Anselma P., brothers Lucito P. Odviar and Rowel O. Fajardo, and sister Leila O. Ah Sui. Private services.

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Marion Ngit Hing Oka

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June 25, 2010
Marion Ngit Hing Oka, 68, of Aiea, a retired Salt Lake Elementary School teacher, died in Kaiser Medical Center, Moanalua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edwin K.; sons Richard and William Ching; brother Donald Lee; sisters Nancy Yee, Fanny Ho, Betty Yap, Annie Kwan and Beatrice Ing; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Amparo Tolentino Rafael

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June 27, 2010
Amparo Tolentino Rafael, 72, of Pukalani, Maui, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles M. Sr.; sons Charles M. Jr., Cameron M. and Chris M.; daughters Tracy Rafael, Colleen M. Hauptman and Cheryl M. Jarrell; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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FRANK ROYLO

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FRANK ROYLO

Frank Roylo, 72 of Palm Harbor, FI. Passed away on Feb. 11, 2010, Born in Wahiawa, U.S. Air Force Veteran, worked for Pan American Airlines, FAA Air Traffic Assistant & Delta Airlines. Survived by wife Arleen Dacoscos; daugthers, Lori Trenis, Adriane Roylo & son Lance Palani Roylo: brothers, Charles Roylo. Frank Suan & Jose Cole; sisters, Annie Bialado & Mary Yarnbaw; nieces & nephews. Memorial Services will be held at St. John’s Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church in Mililani on July 16, 2010 at 9:30 a.m.

James D. Staub

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July 5, 2010
James D. Staub, 77, of Honolulu and San Francisco, died in Honolulu. He was born in Stamford, Conn. He is survived by wife Judith Flanders, sons Jonathan and David, daughters Kila Peterson and Blair Paterson, brother Jack and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Lanikuhonua in Ko Olina. No flowers. Tax-deductible donations suggested to Lanikuhonua Cultural Institute, James Campbell Building, Suite 200, 1001 Kamokila Blvd., Kapolei, HI 96707.

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Tadashi Sugimura

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June 23, 2010
Tadashi Sugimura, 98, of Mililani, a retired Maui Land & Pinepple Co. truck driver, died in Ka Punawai Ola. He was born on Maui. He is survived by sons Jerry M. and Warren N., daughter Gail S. Yafuso, brother Herman, sisters Pat Mainaga and Joan Honda, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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William J. Sweet

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June 10, 2010
William J. Sweet, 81, of Kapolei died in Aiea. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He is survived by sons James T. and Barry T., daughter Linda H., sister Mary Ann Pierce and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Ann Nobue Tachikawa

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June 19, 2010
Ann Nobue Tachikawa, 81, of Lawndale, Calif., died. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Takashi and Timo, and sisters Mitsue Goshi and Carol H. Kurihara. Services held.

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RONALD TSUTOMU TAKAYAMA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary


RONALD TSUTOMU TAKAYAMA

Age 68, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away June 18, 2010 in Pearl City. Born June 7, 1942 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired electrician.

He is survived by wife, Lynette Takayama; son, Todd (Gerri) Takayama; daughters, Erin (Kerwin) Terada, Leslie (Randall) Takayama-Ho; 3 grandsons; brothers, James (Elaine) Takayama, Robert (Edwina) Takayama, Arthur (Ellen) Takayama; sisters, Nancy (Atsushi) Hasebe, Thelma (Charles) Nakashima; nieces and nephews.

Services were held.

Fumie Shimizu Tokushige

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June 28, 2010
Fumie Shimizu Tokushige, 78, of Aiea, a Waimalu Elementary School teacher, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Glen Hiramatsu, daughter Janice Ikeda, brother Mitsuo Shimizu, sister Shizuko Kanemoto, caregiver Judy Aguinaldo and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jerry De Tomaso

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July 1, 2010

Jerry De Tomaso, also known as “Ito Jerry De Tomaso,” 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks supply supervisor and Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Kailua. He was born in Pescara, Italy. He is survived by wife Lillian; sons James, Philip and Michael; brother Andrew; hanai brothers John Kawaauhau and Alfred Bode, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. next Friday at St. John’s by the Sea, Kaneohe. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Gregg Howard Vaughan

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July 1, 2010
Gregg Howard Vaughan, 63, of Pearl City, a baker, died in Pearl City. He was born in Minnesota. He is survived by son Joshua; daughter Michelle Tugaga; father Lee Vaughan; brothers Steve, Jeff and David; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at 296 Alamaha St., Unit D.

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JEANETTE KAY WORTHY

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JEANETTE KAY WORTHY

Jeanette Kay Worthy, 67 – Born April 5, 1942 in Cleveland Ohio, Died at UCLA – Santa Monica, Jan. 29, 2010.
She loved her family and adored her grandchildren; she enjoyed the slots in Las Vegas; and cherished the many Cruises she took with her husband and friends. She had resided in Las Vegas since 2005.
She is survived by husband Dudley Worthy of Honolulu, brother Ernest Teschner of Alabama, daughters Lyn Hebert of Virginia, Leigh Ching of Kaaawa, son Brian Cox of Kaneohe, 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A memorial service and scattering of ashes will be held in Honolulu on Sunday, July 11, 2010, 3:00 pm Hawaii Yacht Club, Waikiki.

James L.S. Young

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June 27, 2010
James L.S. Young, 93, of Kailua, a retired stevedore and Ala Wai Boat Harbor state maintenance worker, died in Kailua. He was born in South Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Karen S.; sons James Jr., Edward A. and Ronald L.; daughters Stella L. Kaneko, Pauline M. Tai and Florence L. Kakaio; brother Richard L.S.; sister Ella Tagawa; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild. Private services.

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