Archive for September 9th, 2010

MARIA DAHLIG BALDONADO

Posted On September 9th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

Age 86, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away August 20, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born Sept. 8, 1923 in Mabusag 18 A, Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of Badoc Pinili Aid Association.

She is survived by son, Danny (Shirley) Baldonado; daughters, Melecia (Martin) Mendoza, Teresita (Francisco Sr.) Fernandez; daughter-in-law, Susana Baldonado; 18 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Julian Dahilig; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (September 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (September 13) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ALFREDO NABARRETE

Posted On September 9th, 2010 -

ALFREDO NABARRETE

Alfredo Nabarrete also known as “Al and Pedong” a retiree of AMERON HC&D died in Hawaii Medical Center West on August 12, 20l0. He was born in Waipahu. His passion in life was racing cars, running, bicycling, riding and fixing Harley Davidson motorcycles. He leaves his wife of 56 years, Rosalina Hiroko Rabacal, sons COL(ret) Kent Sunao Nabarrete, (LTC(ret) Synthia Ruffatto), Reid Rikio Nabarrete (Amelia Rzonca), daughter Jan Keiko Panerio (Craig), Hanai children, Lance, Peter and Raquel Rabacal, 3 brothers and 3 sisters, 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind, his precious companion, Cookie. Visitation is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 18) at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach 96706. Mass will be at 11:00 a.m. His ashes will be interred at a later date.

RICARDO R. VILLANUEVA

Posted On September 9th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

RICARDO “RICHARD” RIVERA VILLANUEVA

Age 50, of Mililani, HI, passed away August 11, 2010 in Honolulu, HI. Born February 29, 1960 in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. He was employed at Wal-Mart Mililani.

He is survived by wife, Estrella L. Villanueva; daughter, Kathleen Villanueva; 2 grand-daughters; brothers, Jose Villanueva of Philippines, Nelson Villanueva of Philippines, Christopher Villanueva of Philippines, Raul Villanueva of Philippines; sisters, Maribeth Quiros of Philippines, Fatima Daroy of Philippines, Villa Villanueva of Philippines, Ailyn Llamido.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday (September 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (September 13) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church (95-370 Kuahelani Avenue, Mililani) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

JAMES LOUIE WOODRUFF

Posted On September 9th, 2010 -

JAMES LOUIE WOODRUFF

James Louie Woodruff, 77, a good friend, special husband, and loving father, passed away peacefully in his Honolulu home on August 20. Witty, kind, soft-hearted and creative, he was a scientist, inventor, builder, carver, fiddler, artist, writer, who loved the outdoors, growing vegetables, and languages. He could speak some Spanish, Japanese, German, and translated Russian scientific articles. The family genealogist, he developed a record, visited the town where the Woodruff family began in England, and traveled the path of his branch emigrating to Long Island in the 1600’s and finally settling in North Carolina.

As a young teenager, Jim left his home in North Carolina to join the merchant marines, an experience that convinced him to return to school. After excelling in technical school, he attended the University of Washington earning a bachelors degree in oceanography. He moved to Hawaii in 1966 to take a job with the University of Hawaii Department of Oceanography. He was assistant coordinator at the Pier 18 Oceanographic Facility and earned a masters degree in geology/geophysics. Having a strong interest in alternative energy, he was a researcher at the University Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, and worked with the geothermal energy project on the Big Island, the highlight of his tenure at HNEI. He retired and spent the warmer months of the year developing and enjoying his Siletz and Rock Creek property in Oregon.

He is survived by his wife, Rosie; sister, Linda Greene of Westminster, South Carolina; daughters, Sarah May and Nancy (Ryan) Jeffery of Layton, Utah; sons, Dan of Philomath, Oregon and Rusty (Mamie) of Everett, Washington; grandsons, Jameson, Samuel, Robert and Brandon; and cousins, nieces, and nephews. A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, September 11 at 3:00 PM in the Waahila Ridge park. Ashes will be scattered August 2011 in Oregon.


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