Archive for July 27th, 2010

Sharron Louise A’ana

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July 13, 2010
Sharron Louise A’ana, 66, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired International Student Services secretary at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Enoch; daughters Andrea Toci, Shanita Akana, Theresa Kaiwi and Carmel Doyle; brothers Castor Jr., Leonard and Edmund Fernandez; sister Aurora Fernandez; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 2:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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SHARRON LOUISE A’ANA

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Mililani Downtown & Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

SHARRON
LOUISE A’ANA

Age 66, of Mountain View, Hawaii, passed away July 13, 2010 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born September 9, 1943 in Honolulu. Sharron retired as secretary for International Student Services (ISS) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

She is survived by son, Enoch (Nathan Libarios) A’ana of Kona; daughters, Andrea (Jeffery) Toci of Hilo, Shanita (John) Akana, Theresa Kaiwi of Kauai, Carmel (David) Doyle of Florida; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Castor (Maile) Fernandez Jr. of Hilo, Leonard Fernandez of Hilo, Edmund Fernandez; sister, Aurora Fernandez; aunts, uncles; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Saturday (7/31) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach; Mass of the Resurrection 2:30 p.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Lester Y.H. Chang

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July 2, 2010
Lester Y.H. Chang, 56, of Honolulu, a Hyatt Regency Waikiki director of purchasing, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Jennifer, mother Gwen, brothers Brian and Walton, and two grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Sports attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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ANDRES G. DAMASO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

ANDRES G. DAMASO

Age 100, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away July 16, 2010 in Aiea. Born October 9, 1909 in Laoag, Philippines. He was a Sakada Plantation worker; also retired as a barber after 41 years of service.

He is survived by wife, Virginia B. Damaso; son, Edwin B. (Angelyn) Damaso; daughter, Hermelyn B. Damaso; grandchildren, Andrew Damaso, Alyssa Damaso, Keanu Eldredge, Keola Eldredge; nieces, Shirley Damaso, Beverly D. Anderson, Leona D. Alcorn; grandniece, Keisha Anderson; grandnephews, Ryan B. Karnes, Bryce Damaso.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (August 1) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (August 2) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

DAVID MCDONALD DIBRELL

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DAVID MCDONALD DIBRELL

David McDonald Dibrell, 90, of Punalu’u, a retired U.S. Navy Captain and teacher at Punahou School, died peacefully in his sleep on July 13, 2010. He was born in Ketchikan, Alaska. His passing was preceded by his son, Roger and his wife, Helene. Services will not be held.

Thelma Duarte

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July 15, 2010
Thelma Duarte, 80, of Kaneohe, a Hale Nani Rehabiliation & Nursing Center nurse’s aide, died. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard, son Joseph, daughter Jan Teves, sister Debra, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.

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Erna M. Finley

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July 9, 2010
Erna M. “Ann” Finley, 94, of Prescott Valley, Ariz., formerly of Honolulu, an Army & Air Force Exchange Service employee, homemaker and U.S. Army civilian employee during World War II, died in Prescott Valley. She was born in Zap, N.D. She is survived by sons Robert and Jow, daughter Susan, brothers Harold and Ralph Miller, and sisters Hilda Roorda and June Longshore. Services on the mainland.

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SHELLAN “SHELL” LIANA GANTE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

SHELLAN “SHELL” LIANA GANTE

Age 33, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away July 3, 2010 in Honolulu, HI. Born October 28, 1976 in Honolulu.

She is survived by sons, Ricardo Makoa Gonzales, Cruz Angel-Apikai Gonzales; daughter, Riana Neveah Gonzales; partner for life, Ricky J. Gonzales’; parents, Orlando and Tina Gante; brothers, Orlando (Geri) Gante, Jeremy (Cara) Gante; sisters, Lyn (Mark) Hall, Eleanor (William) Enanoria, Leilani (Sai) Yamura, Jayla Gante; parents-in-law, Rick and Linda Gonzales; numerous nieces & nephews, aunts & uncles and cousins.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday (July 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 7:00 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Saturday (July 31) at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Luana Elizabeth Akana Hamakua

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July 19, 2010
Luana Elizabeth Akana Hamakua, 72, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a retired state Department of Education cook, died at home. She was born in Hoolehua. She is survived by sons Sheldon K., Kimokea and Kamuela; daughters Marcella K. Spencer, Camellia L. Napoleon, Philette L. Ling, Poniala Yamamoto, Kawehilani Lactaoen, Iolani Kuoha and Ululani Makue; 42 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalamaula, Molokai. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kanakaloloa Cemetery, Hoolehua. Aloha attire.

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Pearl Miu Lan Ah Ho

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July 12, 2010
Pearl Miu Lan Ah Ho, 62, of Lanai City, an administrative assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lanai. She is survived by sons Richard K. and Ross Morita, daughter Roxanne Morita, mother Emma, brother Melvin, sisters Roby Low and Jade Santos, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Lanai Recreation Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow.

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Moses Akaka Lum Hoy

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July 19, 2010
Moses Akaka “Moke” Lum Hoy, 81, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Keanae, Maui. He is survived by wife Janet, sons Neil and Jace, daughters Faye-Malia Makishi and Lora Ogawa, brother Bernard, sister Sister Mary Victor Lum Hoy and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Toshio Inouye

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July 9, 2010
Toshio Inouye, 88, of Honolulu, a state electrician, died in Kalihi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Iris Umehira and Arlene Akana, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Antonio S. Jamorabon

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June 22, 2010
Antonio S. Jamorabon, 85, of Alban, Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, a retired A&P Laundry employee, died in the Philippines. He was born in Alban. He is survived by sons Carlito and Crisanto; daughters Matilde Sabado, Nora Medrano and Anavic Torricer; sister Dominga Bernardino; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Joseph Pacheco Jr.

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June 25, 2010
Joseph Pacheco Jr., also known as “J.J.” and “Jay,” 41, of Hilo, an Ohana Painting and Sandblasting general laborer, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by fiancee Sophie Perkins, son Austin Pacheco-Komo, parents Joseph Sr. and Rose, and brothers Joey, Jonas and Jason. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Joseph Pacheco’s residence, King’s Landing, Hilo. Casual attire.

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HENRY DADOY KAKATIN

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui Street)

HENRY DADOY KAKATIN

Age 83, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away July 2, 2010 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born Sept. 3, 1926 in Kau, Hawaii. Henry retired from Pacific Construction.

He is survived by wife, Remedios E. Kakatin; sons: Pablito (Rebecca) Kakatin, Henry Kakatin Jr. of Alabama, Edgar Kakatin; daugh-ters, Adelina (Warlito) Ragasa, Susanna Kakatin, Remedios Araniego of Philippines, Helen Lani Pina, Mersaydez Kakatin; sister: Lolita Casticimo of Philippines; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grand-children; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday (July 30) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday (July 31) at Mortuary; Mass 12:30 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Henry Dadoy Kakatin

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July 2, 2010
Henry Dadoy Kakatin, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Construction employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Remedios E.; sons Pablito, Henry Jr. and Edgar; daughters Adelina Ragasa, Remedios Araniego, Helen Lani Pina, and Susanna and Mersaydez Kakatin; sister Lolita Casticimo; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Friday. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Isabelo Lagunero

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July 20, 2010
Isabelo “Belo” Lagunero, 84, of Waimanalo, a retired Olomana Golf Links grounds maintenance employee, died in Kailua. He was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Soledad; sons Virgillo, Henry, Jerry, Barney and Bony; daughter Olivia; brother Carlos; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. next Tuesday at Valley of the Temples.

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Heidi Lendt

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July 11, 2010
Heidi Lendt, 40, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sarah and Sierra Souza, father Dennis, brother J.R. and sisters Donna Semorile, Tracy Young and Danette Mokuahi. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Friday at Maile Beach Park. Private inurnment at a later date. Casual attire.

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Juro Murakami

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July 19, 2010
Juro Murakami, 91, of Hilo, a former Murakami Store owner, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Itsuko, son Michael and brothers Etsuro, Hideo and Keiji. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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BETTY MIEKO NAGATO

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BETTY MIEKO NAGATO
July 16, 2010

89, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Dental Laboratory, Inc. technician, died at Avalon Care Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Linda S. (Dean) Kawakami, brother Robert I. (Jane) Hamamoto and grandson Ryan Kawakami. Private services. No monetary offerings or flowers.

Alice R.P. Paiva

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July 23, 2010
Alice R.P. Paiva, 94, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Honokaa, Hawaii. She was born in Kamuela, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Richard R. and Robert R. Perreira, and Joseph and Alfred Alameida; and sisters Miriam Reyes, Lovina Carvalho and Alice Obina. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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MITSUE “MITZI” SATO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

MITSUE
“MITZI” SATO

Age 78, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away July 19, 2010 in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. Born July 21, 1931 in Waipahu, Oahu. A loving wife, kind and caring mom; devoted member
of the Waipahu Soto Zen Taiyoji Temple; retired office assistant for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy.

She is survived by husband, Takao Sato; sons, Stanley (Ann) Sato of Palos Verdes Estates, CA, Kenneth Sato of Warner Robins, GA; daughter, Charlene (Douglas) Brandt of Charleston, IL; 5 grandchildren; brother, Robert (Ellen) Nishimoto; sisters, Stella Tsuchida, Carol Oyama, Jane (Herbert) Uyeno, Helen (Carl) Shimoda.

Visitation 5:15 p.m. Saturday (July 31) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel-Waipio, Oahu; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

SANFORD LYLE SEVILLA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

SANFORD LYLE SEVILLA

Age 46, of Waipahu, HI, passed away June 15, 2010 in Aiea, HI. Born July 2, 1963 in Honolulu, HI. He was a long time journeyman electrician for Commercial Electric.

He is survived by sons, Brandon (Amber) Sevilla, Bryson Sevilla, Dante Sevilla; daughter, Jenna (Blake) Furtado; mother, Beatrice Sevilla; brother, Darryl A. (Janice) Sevilla.

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

Lilian Jane Armstrong Sheeran

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July 23, 2010
Lilian Jane Armstrong Sheeran, 91, of Irvington, Va., formerly of Honolulu, a Women’s Army Corps veteran who served during World War II, died. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by sons Thomas and James, daughter Maile S. Armstrong, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

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Segundino Patricio Simon

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June 29, 2010
Segundino Patricio Simon, 88, of Honolulu, a retired construction laborer, died in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora; sons James, Bien, Romeo, Orlando and Blake; daughters Adora Cachero, Letty Munoz, Rose Simon and Cris Concepcion; brothers Quirino and Abraham; sisters Maura Cabatu and Estella Vergara; 23 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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William Kahalenanu Kapana Sr.

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July 12, 2010
William Kahalenanu Kapana Sr., 74, of Ewa Beach, a warehouseman and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Louise; sons William Jr. and Michael K.; daughter Clara K. “Lani Girl”; brothers James “Longie” and Manuel Kupahu, John D. Amore, and Jordan “Dody” and Buddy “Bud” Oliveira; sisters Jacqueline “Jackie” Kalima, Rowena “Leihala” Vigneaux, Shirleen “Lana” Johnson and Vanda Kekahuna; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ewa Beach 1st Ward. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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Yoshiko Nakamura Tempo

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July 17, 2010
Yoshiko Nakamura Tempo, 98, of Pukalani, Maui, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Lawrence, Stanley and Roy; daughter Phyllis; seven grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jean Jenny Williams

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July 16, 2010
Jean Jenny Williams, 93, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son George, daughter Lynn Higgins, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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