Archive for October 4th, 2010

Gwenfread Leilani Aken

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Sept. 21, 2010
Gwenfread Leilani Aken, 83, of Waianae, a retired Nanakuli High School kitchen helper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William Jr., Robin and Chester; daughters Anne Mizuta, Patricia Rule, Roberta Davis, Marilyn Young and Kathleen, Loretta, Sylvia and Marlene Aken; hanai sisters Thelma Copp and Loretta Silva; 32 grandchildren; and 48 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, 89-235 Pua Ave., Waianae. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Beach Park flats. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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VICTORIANA IDICA ANTIONIO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

VICTORIANA IDICA ANTONIO

Age 84, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away September 28, 2010 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Born December 24, 1925 in Caniag, Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She retired as a coffee picker from Henry Morimoto Coffee Farm, Kona, Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, Venancio F. Antonio; sons, Venancio I. (Fredeswinda Torres) Antonio, Vicente I. (Gloria Vitacion) Antonio; daughters, Virginia A. Marzan, Villanueva A. (Orlando) Castillo, Valentina A. (David) Batuyong, Catalina A. (Arnulfo L.) Mateo; 20 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:30-11:00 a.m. Thursday (October 7) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

VICTORIANA IDICA ANTIONIO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

VICTORIANA IDICA ANTONIO

Age 84, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away September 28, 2010 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Born December 24, 1925 in Caniag, Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She retired as a coffee picker from Henry Morimoto Coffee Farm, Kona, Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, Venancio F. Antonio; sons, Venancio I. (Fredeswinda Torres) Antonio, Vicente I. (Gloria Vitacion) Antonio; daughters, Virginia A. Marzan, Villanueva A. (Orlando) Castillo, Valentina A. (David) Batuyong, Catalina A. (Arnulfo L.) Mateo; 20 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:30-11:00 a.m. Thursday (October 7) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

REMEGIO “REMEC” REYES BARCENA

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui Stl)

REMEGIO “REMEC” REYES BARCENA

Age 93, of Honolulu, passed away September 25, 2010 at Hale Nani Nursing Home. Born October 1, 1916 in Burgos, Pangasinan, Philippines. Member of the Filipino Community Club of Hawaii.

He is survived by sons, Francisco (Minda) Barcena, Salcedo Barcena; daughters, Marcelina (Salvador) Langoban, Zenaida (Toto) Frio, Jovita (Potenciano) Galvan; 24 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 7) at Our Lady of the Mount Church, 1614 Monte St., Mass 7:00 p.m. Committal Service 10:00 a.m. Friday (Oct. 8) at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire.

REMEGIO “REMEC” REYES BARCENA

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui Stl)

REMEGIO “REMEC” REYES BARCENA

Age 93, of Honolulu, passed away September 25, 2010 at Hale Nani Nursing Home. Born October 1, 1916 in Burgos, Pangasinan, Philippines. Member of the Filipino Community Club of Hawaii.

He is survived by sons, Francisco (Minda) Barcena, Salcedo Barcena; daughters, Marcelina (Salvador) Langoban, Zenaida (Toto) Frio, Jovita (Potenciano) Galvan; 24 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 7) at Our Lady of the Mount Church, 1614 Monte St., Mass 7:00 p.m. Committal Service 10:00 a.m. Friday (Oct. 8) at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire.

Rene Joseph Barville

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Sept. 28, 2010
Rene Joseph Barville, 73, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, formerly of Enchanted Lake, an auto mechanic, died. He was born in France. He is survived by daughters Brigitte Barville, Sabine Tovey, Susan Keen and Michelle Jarvis; brothers Alain and Jean; sisters Ginette Rosset, Simone Coppier and Marcelle Egman; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Holualoa. Services: 11 a.m.

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Pauline Kuulei Bello

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Sept. 25, 2010
Pauline Kuulei Bello, 86, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Charles Kakalia Jr. and Earl Kakalia Sr. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Jehovah’s Witness Kahaluu Congregation. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Florence Sau Kung Ching

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Sept. 21, 2010
Florence Sau Kung Ching, also known as Florence Choy Ching, 101, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Russell, daughters June Kadomoto and Linda Morisato, and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Yong Ae Choi

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Sept. 24, 2010
Yong Ae Choi, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Nuuanu Hale Nursing Home. She was born in Chung Nam, Korea. She is survived by son Chung Sik; daughters Kyung Ok Bang, Sung Ok Lim, Soon Hee Uyema and Sandee and Son Hee Choi; 19 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Domingo Castillo Guiwa

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Sept. 14, 2010
Domingo Castillo Guiwa, 57, of Kahului, a Walmart sales associate, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Panganiban, Tayug, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Erna Ann “Marissa” A.; sons Reymund, Richard and Rostie; sister Venus Olanolan; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.

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Mae M. Halvorsen

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Sept. 4, 2010
Mae M. Halvorsen, 70, of Waianae, a retired groundskeeper, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ray, Rudy and Alvin Sadino and Wilbur L. Alvarez; daughters Linda Sadino, Judith Stanley and Darlene Marrero; sisters Miriam, Cecelia and Madeleine; 26 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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John Seto Ortiz Jr.

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Sept. 20, 2010
John Seto Ortiz Jr., 71, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 99 dry-dock supervisor and Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons John III, Brian, Curtis and David; daughter Lorna M.; father John Sr.; and mother Marguerite. Private services.

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Robert Franklin Purdy Jr.

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Sept. 26, 2010
Robert Franklin “RIP” Purdy Jr., 67, of Honolulu, a retired Navy captain and former vice president at Hawaiiana Management Co., died at home. He was born in Birmingham, Ala. He is survived by wife Marcie M., sons Robert F. III and Chad, daughters Evelyn Chenot Buch and Kimberly Plowman, sister Mary A. and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Howard Gregory Larinaga

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Aug. 26, 2010
Howard Gregory “Mydnyt” Larinaga, 68, of Waianae died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ikaika Martin; daughters Marilyn Gallardo, Georgia Larinaga and Katie “Mauna” Kekua; brother Samuel “Wawa” Pupuhi; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Middle Park, Waianae. Casual attire.

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Edwin Kim Siack Liu

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Sept. 26, 2010
Edwin Kim Siack Liu, 68, of Honolulu, a retired cable TV program specialist with the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs regulatory agency, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Clarence K.S. Liu. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at First Chinese Church of Christ. Services: 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Linda Kimie Nambu

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Sept. 19, 2010
Linda Kimie Nambu, 59, of Honolulu, co-owner of Brandi’s Deli, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents George and Betty Murato, brother Glenn Murato and sister Sandy Kadekaru. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Victoria Naipuone Kiesel Niihau

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Sept. 16, 2010
Victoria Naipuone Kiesel “Vickie” Niihau, 74, of Waimanalo, a retired state Department of Education Hawaiian Studies kupuna at Kaelepulu Elementary School, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Frank Jr. and Charles M.K.; daughters Johnette T. Stauffer, Juanita S.L. Kaopuiki, Victoria N.K. Wago, Naomi N. Ballesteros and Joann N.A. Tabara; brothers Edward Kiesel and Charles Kiesel Jr.; sister Magnolia K. “Maggie” Soares; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at 41-692 Bell St., Waimanalo. Services: 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Casual attire.

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Fumiko Nishimura

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Sept. 17, 2010
Fumiko “Jane” Nishimura, 90, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Francis and Bert, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. No monetary offerings. No flowers.

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Leonard T. Onaga

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Aug. 29, 2010
Leonard T. Onaga, 87, of Mililani, formerly of Aiea, a retired district manager for the Hawaii Newspaper Agency, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Muriel, son Brian, daughter Leonora Fukuda, sister Ruth Shimabukuro and two grandchildren. Private services. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

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Evelyn Sachiko Ono

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Sept. 19, 2010
Evelyn Sachiko Ono, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Allen K.; sons Craig and Curtis; brothers James, George and Stanley Masaki; and four grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Velma Puanani Pacheco

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Sept. 28, 2010
Velma Puanani Pacheco, 66, of Pearl City, a land title officer, died in Aiea. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by husband Stanley, sons Chad M. and Travis I., sister Blanche K. Dias and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown Chapel, Pearl City II Ward. Services: 11 a.m.

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STANLEY POMAIKAI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

STANLEY POMAIKAI

Age 66, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away September 9, 2010 in Mililani. Born March 13, 1944 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He worked as a luna for 15 years at Del Monte Pineapple Cannery.

He is survived by wife, Rosaline Pomaikai; brothers, Jerry (Judy) Pomaikai, Roy Pomaikai, Allen (Iris) Pomaikai; sisters, Margaret Maikui, Lillian Guinn, Violet (Clarence Sr.) Hively, Elaine Pomaikai, Hazel Pomaikai; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (October 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Burial to be held Friday (October 8) at 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Section LL. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

STANLEY POMAIKAI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

STANLEY POMAIKAI

Age 66, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away September 9, 2010 in Mililani. Born March 13, 1944 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He worked as a luna for 15 years at Del Monte Pineapple Cannery.

He is survived by wife, Rosaline Pomaikai; brothers, Jerry (Judy) Pomaikai, Roy Pomaikai, Allen (Iris) Pomaikai; sisters, Margaret Maikui, Lillian Guinn, Violet (Clarence Sr.) Hively, Elaine Pomaikai, Hazel Pomaikai; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (October 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Burial to be held Friday (October 8) at 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Section LL. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Ruby Keapolani Prunesti

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Sept. 29, 2010
Ruby Keapolani Prunesti, 71, of Honolulu, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Frank A.K.; daughters Lani Borton, Tracey A. Betts, Kim Walker, Stacey Kaluhiokalani and Mia Prunesti; brother Ronald Kaohelaulii; sisters Dorothy Spalding and Jean Kaohelaulii; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Albert Ragsac

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ALBERT RAGSAC

Sept. 3, 2010

Age 75, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Naval Facilities Engineering Command Housing Management Specialist died at St. Francis Hospice Ewa. He was born in Honolulu. He is a proud graduate of St. Louis School Class of 1953 and the University of Hawaii Class of 1957 and a veteran of the United States Air Force.

He is survived by son Dr. Mark Ragsac (Theresa), daughters Tracy Edwards (Lewis) and Carol “CJ” Smith (Kimo); brothers Ted Ragsac and Ruperto Agcaoili, sister, Nina LoVan; four granddaughters.

Funeral service Friday, October 8, 2010; Visitation: 9:30 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Albert Ragsac

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ALBERT RAGSAC

Sept. 3, 2010

Age 75, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Naval Facilities Engineering Command Housing Management Specialist died at St. Francis Hospice Ewa. He was born in Honolulu. He is a proud graduate of St. Louis School Class of 1953 and the University of Hawaii Class of 1957 and a veteran of the United States Air Force.

He is survived by son Dr. Mark Ragsac (Theresa), daughters Tracy Edwards (Lewis) and Carol “CJ” Smith (Kimo); brothers Ted Ragsac and Ruperto Agcaoili, sister, Nina LoVan; four granddaughters.

Funeral service Friday, October 8, 2010; Visitation: 9:30 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Robert Shoji Sakai

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Sept. 22, 2010
Robert Shoji Sakai, 82, of Honolulu, a retired senior construction inspector with the city Department of Housing and Community Development and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. He is survived by wife Elsie K.; son Patrick K.; daughters Lorna J. Loui, Penny J. Nakamura and Audrey J. Higa; stepsons Michael, Jon and Alden Iha; stepdaughter Michelle Iha; brothers Howard, James and Clarence Shigeta; sister Barbara Sato; five grandchildren; and four stepgrand- children. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Constance Toshiko Shizuru

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Sept. 19, 2010
Constance Toshiko “Connie” Shizuru, 86, of Mililani, a secretary to former Honolulu Mayor Eileen Anderson and to former state directors of budget and finance, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne M. and daughter Dr. Lanette S. Darby. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity.

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Asako Izu Sorem

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Oct. 1, 2010
Asako Izu Sorem, 67, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chiba, Japan. She is survived by husband Bernard M.; sisters Michiko Watanabe, Masako Suzuki and Nobuko Kurosawa; and brother Akio Izu. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Leon E. Camara Sr.

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Sept. 15, 2010
Leon E. “Buddy” Camara Sr., 74, of Waimanalo, a retired Hawaii Stevedores rigger and an Army and Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Yvonne G., sons Leon “Buddy” Jr. and Lyndon “Smitty,” brother Hana, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and six hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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