Archive for October 7th, 2010

Percival Palafox Alcantara

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Oct. 3, 2010
Percival Palafox “Percy” Alcantara, 34, of Waimea, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Lupao, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by mother Patroncinia “Patro,” brother Marvin and sister Mina A. Madrid. Visitation and all-night vigil: 6 p.m. tomorrow at the family home, 64-411 Leleaka Loop, Waimea. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Waimea. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Waimea County Cemetery. Casual attire.

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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 Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Kaneohe, 45-1009 Wailele Road. Services: 10:30 a.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Winifred Lee Chun

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Aug. 7, 2010
Winifred Lee “Winnie” Chun, 88, of Honolulu, a retired insurance company secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edwin “Ed” W., son Kenneth “Ken” N.F., daughter Lorene “Lori” S.H. Otsu, sisters Elizabeth Ching and Flora Lum, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Robert Lynn Collard

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Sept. 27, 2010
Robert Lynn Collard, 64, of Keaau, Hawaii, an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Richmond, Calif. He is survived by son Robert C., daughters Marti L. Beaudion and Deborah A. Lum, brother Bill, sister Dorie Guy, 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Wailoa River State Park, Hilo. Call Deborah Lum for more information.

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Sylvia Moon Gomberg

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Sept. 24, 2010
Sylvia Moon Gomberg, 91, of Kailua-Kona, a Ming’s Jewelers manager, died at home. She was born in Ho-nolulu. She is survived by daughters Helen Leialoha and Greta Williams, four grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park, Chapel of Flowers, 2233 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

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Kawika Guillermo

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Sept. 29, 2010
Kawika Guillermo, 33, of Waikane, a former Hawaiian Airlines In-Flight Department employee, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dyllan K. and Brendon N-I; parents Gino Guillermo and Susan Owen; brothers Danny Owen, Erik Owen-Watts, Nogi and Opihi Guillermo, Cyrus Abiley and Louis Flack; and sister Hera. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Waikane Congregational Church, 48-419 Kamehameha Highway. Services: 2 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. Slippers required.

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Mike Shigeo Hara

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Sept. 11, 2010
Mike Shigeo Hara, 89, of Honolulu, a retired federal government architect technician, Army veteran who served in World War II and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 522nd Field Artillery Battalion, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred K., son Barrett T., daughter Cheryl H. Taitague, brother Robert, sister Betty Nitta and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Anthony Kea Jr.

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Sept. 11, 2010
Anthony “Tony” Kea Jr., 35, of Waianae, an Environmental Chemical Corp. employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shana; sons Sean and Shade; daughters Tonysha and Taylen; father Anthony “Isaiah;” mother Alina “Glory;” brothers Tracy, Robert and Pauljames; and sisters Nani, Keanu, Bernie and Makamae. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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John McMaster Jr.

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Sept. 23, 2010
John McMaster Jr., 60, of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, a Local Union No. 630 plasterer, died at home. He was born in New Orleans. He is survived by wife Lima, daughter Akanesi T-Tawake and sisters Iris Gullette and Vicki McMaster. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Lydgate Beach Pavilion.

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Isaac Pukawa Kekahuna

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Oct. 3, 2010
Isaac Pukawa “Ike” Kekahuna, 75, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, formerly of Waimanalo, a retired heavy equipment operator and landscaper, died in North Hawaii. He was born in Olowalu, Maui. He is survived by sons Moses, Wayne and Clesson Napihaa; daughters Angela Shimizu, Gay Crawford, Joy Kealoha and Cindy Brown; 23 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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Toshiko Kimura

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Oct. 4, 2010
Toshiko Kimura, 96, of Kailua-Kona, a retired room maid at the former King Kamehameha Hotel, died at home. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Hubert and Stanley, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission, Honalo, Hawaii. Services: 3 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire.

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Ambrosio Tapon Lazaro

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Sept. 17, 2010
Ambrosio Tapon “Cadio” Lazaro, 81, of Honolulu, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Santos, Larry, Danny and Ambrocio Jr.; daughter Merlyn Mangrobang; sister Felipa Galarce; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at St. John the Baptist. Mass: 7 p.m.

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Edward William Lopes

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Sept. 27, 2010
Edward William Lopes, 83, of Kailua, a pipe fitter at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe, and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by daughter Linda Kahanaoi, sister Marian and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Tsuruye Nishi

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Aug. 30, 2010
Tsuruye Nishi, 90, of Numila Camp, Kauai, an Up to Date Cleaners employee, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Shigekazu; sons Robert, James and Wayne; daughter Janet Kagihara; brother Hideo Sasaki; sisters Akio Matsuyama and Momoe Sato; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Allen C. Robertson

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Sept. 3, 2010
Allen C. Robertson, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Moanalua Elementary School music specialist and Harris United Methodist Church organist and bell choir director, died in Palolo Hospice Hawaii. He was born in Ionia, Mich. He is survived by wife ElDora “Kitty,” son Douglas and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Harris United Methodist Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shirley Fermahin Sabalboro

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Aug. 25, 2010
Shirley Fermahin Sabalboro, 59, of Waipahu, a retired employee of the Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange cashier cage, died in Aiea. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Tommy M.; son Kainoa; daughters Keleana Sabalboro and Waihona Race; mother Rose Fermahin; brothers Stuart “Butch,” Sherwin “Windy,” Sheldon “Donnie,” Shane and Stacy Fermahin; sister Stella Uyeno; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Albert Taketo Shibuya

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Sept. 20, 2010
Albert Taketo Shibuya, 72, of Pearl City, a Palehua Community Association covenants manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Ryan; daughter Tammy Burgher; brothers Jack, Henry, Yoshihisa and Harry; sister Mary Tanaka; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Harry Yuen Sing Siu

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Sept. 22, 2010
Harry Yuen Sing Siu, 90, of Hono-lulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard planner and estimator and an Air Force veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jessie W.; sons Richard W.J. and Douglas W.H.; daughters Sharon J. Schiavoni, Caryn S. Chang and Cynthia M. Mullen; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Emory Allen Souza

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Sept. 30, 2010
Emory Allen Souza, 71, of Nanawale, Hawaii, an Otis Elevator Co. employee and Navy veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jeffrey; daughters Darlene S. Olayan, Sarina S. Balderrama and Lisa Souza; brothers Stanley and Gary A.; sister Beverly R. Mattos; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahoa Catholic Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.

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Cecil E. Sylva

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Oct. 2, 2010
Cecil E. Sylva, 87, of Pukalani, Maui, a lumber deliverer, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Gisela, son Steven, daughter Crystal Koki, brother Buster, sister Vera and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

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Ruben Jose Villa

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Oct. 3, 2010
Ruben Jose Villa, 43, of Wailuku, died in Kaunakakai. He was born in Laoag City, Casili, Philippines. He is survived by sons Reggie and Ruben Jr.; daughters Kasey, Chentel, Lauren, Jasmine, Shylene and Rublyn; parents Florentino Jr. and Melendrina; brothers Alex, Rendy and Kleyn; sisters Mila Espejo, Maley May and Myra Villa; and companion Tiare Escobar. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kalanianaole Hall, Kalamaula, Molokai. Services: noon. Burial to follow at Kapaakea Cemetery.

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