Archive for July 13th, 2010

LEON B. BASCONCILLO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

LEON B. BASCONCILLO

Age 93, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away June 14, 2010 in Honolulu. Born March 24, 1917 in Rancho Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Leon was a retired janitor from Kapiolani Theater. He was a member of Santanians of Oahu USA.

He is survived by sons, Alberto Basconcillo, Danilo (Teresita) Basconcillo; daughters, Teresita (Fausto) Castaneda, Rosita Battad, Fatima Alforo, Corazon Basconcillo, Juliana (Hoang) Trinh; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. Friday (July 16) at St Philomena Catholic Church; (3300 Ala Laulani St., Honolulu) Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (July 17) at St Philomena Catholic Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Valley of the Temple
Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ANNABELLE VIDA BECK

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ANNABELLE VIDA BECK

Widow of Alexander K. Beck

Age 91 passed away June 20,2010. Born September 1.1918 of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Preceded in death by her sisters Beatrice R. Nickles, Watty K. Blaisdell, Hazel Gedge and Girly McShane as well as brothers Frank, Daniel, Royal and Leslie Vida.

Survived by her sister Viella Hao. Annabelle’s 3 sons Alexander (Alika) K. Beck Jr.; Thomas (Bussie) W. Beck; and Michael (Kimo)J. Beck; 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.

Visitation 5:00 to 6:00p.m. July 16,2010 Friday. Service 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Food/Refreshments 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Casual Aloha Attire.

Velia Cedillos

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July 5, 2010
Velia Cedillos, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Hamilton Library technician at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in Honolulu. She was born in Arizona. She is survived by husband Henry; sons Steven and Philip; daughters Lola Cohen, Lynn Cruz, Laurie Foster, Julie Wong and Christina Cedillos; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services and scattering of ashes at a later date. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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James Yuke Kay Chung

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July 4, 2010
James Yuke Kay “Kimo” Chung, 88, of Kahaluu, a retired postal clerk and Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Michael, daughter Michele Shiroma and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Kelly James Daly

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July 1, 2010
Kelly James Daly, 36, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a computer technician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Portsmouth, Va. He is survived by wife Myrna, father James P., stepmother Sally Jo, mother Janet Sebala, stepfather Paul Sebala and brother Paddy. Private services.

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FRANCISCO FERMAHIN

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

FRANCISCO FERMAHIN

Age 97, of Honolulu, passed away July 4, 2010 at his residence. Born January 29, 1913 in Sibonga, Cebu, Philippines.

He is survived by son, Darrell (Sandy) Fermahin; daughter, Sandra (Dave) Komiyama; daughter-in-law, Wanda Fermahin; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday (July 16) at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Francisco Fermahin

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July 4, 2010
Francisco Fermahin, 97, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Sibonga, Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by son Darrell, daughter Sandra Komiyama, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tomi Uehara Floresca

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July 5, 2010
Tomi Uehara Floresca, 81, of Mililani, a retiree of Duty Free Shoppers Ltd. on Guam, died in Honolulu. She was born on Okinawa. She is survived by sons Cesar and Arthur, daughter Sandy U., brother Kenichi, sister Shige Akamine, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.

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Zaldy P. Fontanilla

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June 15, 2010
Zaldy P. Fontanilla, 38, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Eufemia Arios, stepfather Pedro Arios and sisters Bernaden Agudo and Margie Criste. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Resurrection of the Lord, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Toshiko K. Harada

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June 23, 2010
Toshiko K. Harada, 87, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy R.; sons Craig K., Keith T. and Scott T.; daughter Robin H. Campbell; sisters Jeanne K. Fujita and Ellen E. Toi; and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to charity.

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Hazel Agnes Jerome

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July 2, 2010
Hazel Agnes Jerome, 85, of Kaneohe died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Reynold W. Jr., daughters Florence M. Lilio and Priscilla A. Kelii, brother Manuel “Sonny” Camacho, sister Bertha Johnston, 24 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Lena G.K. Kawelo

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June 13, 2010
Lena G.K. Kawelo, 91, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Galbraith “Gabby,” George “Turtle” Jr. and Warren “Doc”; daughters Lena “Ipo” Johnson, Naomi “Omi” Kalauokalani and Sandy “Honey Girl” Bassett; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.

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Winfred K.H. Lui

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June 26, 2010
Winfred K.H. “Heenie” Lui, 74, of Kailua, a retired maintenance mechanic for the state Department of Health Vector Control Branch and an Air Force veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie “Marjie,” son Nathan, brothers Raymond Lui and Andrew Llarinas, and sisters Judy Jones, Jean Llarinas and Sophia Stone. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment 11 a.m. July 21 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Derrick Akio Miyashita

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July 4, 2010
Derrick Akio Miyashita, 53, of Hilo, a Hawaii County Department of Public Works Traffic Division technician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Akiko, sister Carrie Fukuoka and grandparent Koyone. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Charles Kenji Nakamura

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July 2, 2010
Charles Kenji “Kenbo” Nakamura, 70, of Pearl City, retired owner of Naka’s Auto Repair, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances S., daughter D. Mari Tada, mother Yoshiko, brother Lawrence, sister Jane Fukuda and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jovita Jara Salmo

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June 30, 2010
Jovita Jara “Jovit” Salmo, 71, of Hilo, formerly of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired hand harvester for a macadamia nut farm, died in Hilo. She was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jerry, Femio and Vic; daughter Amy; brother Irineo Jara; sisters Ludivina Sevelleja, Martina and Conchita Jara, and Lucena Guzman; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Assembly of God Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Shizuko Odo Sasabuchi

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July 5, 2010
Shizuko Odo Sasabuchi, also known as “Grandma,” Shi-Chan” and “Shizu,” 84, of Kaneohe, a retired St. Mary’s Episcopal Church secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alban, daughter Laurie Lee, brother George Odo and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Fusaye Tokuza Shimata

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July 5, 2010
Fusaye Tokuza Shimata, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Times Super Market meat wrapper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Melvyn F., Rodney Y. and Dennis K.; daughter Maris K. Kochiyama; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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JOSHUA K. SHIMOMURA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

JOSHUA K. SHIMOMURA

Age 28, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away June 20, 2010 in Honolulu. Born March 3, 1982 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Joshua was a 4th year nursing student at University of Hawaii at Manoa and also employed at Kahi Mohala as a mental health specialist.

He is survived by mother, Karen Shimomura; brother, Alexander Shimomura; sisters, Brianna Shimomura, Katrina Shimomura; paternal grandparents, Thomas & Keiko Shimomura; maternal grandparent, Thomas Gee.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (July 17) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

ETTA K. SMITH

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ETTA K. SMITH

Etta K. Smith, 87, of Irvine, CA, formerly of Kailua, died July 9, 2010. Born in Honolulu, HI. Survived by daughters Leilani Smith and Kim Martel, 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, brother Paul Kim and sister Mary Park. Private California services. Arrangements by McCormack & Son, Laguna Hills, CA.

JOSEPH “KALIPO” KALEPO MAINAAUPO, SR.

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JOSEPH “KALIPO” KALEPO MAINAAUPO, SR.

Of Kahuku, passed away June 30, 2010 at Queen’s Medical Center. He was born April 21, 1943 in Kahuku and was a retired sanitation engineer for the City and County of Honolulu.

He is survived by wife, Rose; children, Joseph, Jr. (Pex), Lolanda Mainaaupo-Remigio (Michael), Samuel (Kanani), Lynn Mainaaupo-Eugenio (Guy), Bronsen Castillo; brothers. Samuel (Anna), Peter (Jenny), Kawika, William & Joel Mainaaupo, Solomon Matthews; sisters, Margie Rego (Ralph), Emily Aruda, Gloria Needs (Erich); hanai brothers, Roger Heffernan, Kena Tufui, Francis Aki, Pele Marasco, Keenan Ponciano, John Kawaauhau and Alfred Bode; 15 Grandchildren, 9 Great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins.

Celebration of Life and reception will be held on Sunday, July 18, 2010 from 3:00-8:00p.m. at the family residence (56-356 Leleuli Street, Kahuku.) Aloha attire, lei’s welcome.

Jose Cantorna Caban Sr.

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July 12, 2009
Jose Cantorna Caban Sr., 87, of Ewa Beach, a retired Castle & Cooke stevedore, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Jose Jr., daughters Jo Ann Kaneshiro and Helen Caban-Freitas, brother Enrique and eight grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Saturday at Puuloa/Ewa Beach Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published last year.

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Joseph Kalepo Mainaaupo Sr.

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June 30, 2010
Joseph Kalepo “Kalipo” Mainaaupo Sr., 67, of Kahuku, a retired city sanitation engineer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Rose; sons Joseph Jr. and Samuel Mainaaupo, and Bronsen Castillo; daughters Lolanda Mainaaupo-Remigio and Lynn Mainaaupo-Eugenio; brothers Samuel, Peter, Kawika, William and Joel Mainaaupo, and Solomon Matthews; sisters Margie Rego, Emily Aruda and Gloria Needs; hanai brothers Roger Heffernan, Kena Tufui, Francis Aki, Pele Marasco, Keenan Ponciano, John Kawaauhau and Alfred Bode; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the family residence, 56-356 Leleuli St., Kahuku. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Joseph Caluya Reyes Sr.

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July 1, 2010
Joseph Caluya Reyes Sr., 78, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retiree and Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Mountain View. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Joseph C. Jr. and David; daughters Roetta Rock, Monalyn Tarin, Josanne Huggett and Sharie L. Morales; brother Ernie; sister Dominica Ardona; 26 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services in California.

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Rokuro Toba

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July 2, 2010
Rokuro Toba, 81, of Kahului, a business owner, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by daughter Judy; brothers Ichiro, Jiro, Shiro, Goro, James and Harold; and sisters Jane Saikami, Patsy Kaya and Sally Murakami. Private services.

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Carmen Viveiros

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June 25, 2010
Carmen Viveiros, 85, of Wailuku, a retired housekeeper at Hale Makua in Wailuku, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Enos; sons Roger Abarra, and Jerry and Lawrence Domingo; daughters Lolita Feliciano, Gloria Sequerre and Lydia Viduya; stepson Joseph; brothers Erinuo and Pete Corotan; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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George Yasukawa

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July 5, 2010
George Yasukawa, 79, of Honolulu, a retired painter and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Eunice, son Randy, daughter Lori Arista, brother Edwin, sister Pearl Stokes and two grandchildren. Private services.

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