Archive for October 15th, 2010

Tseng Yuan Chen

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Oct. 7, 2010
Tseng Yuan Chen, 90, of Honolulu, a retired president of TCC International, died. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Steve, Edward and Wayne; and six grandchildren. Chinese services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary.

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Julia M.L. Ching

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Oct. 2, 2010
Julia M.L. Ching, 91, of Honolulu, a Macy’s warehouse clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by two daughters, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Richard H.S. Chock

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Oct. 6, 2010
Richard H.S. Chock, 85, of Honolulu, a retired postal service employee and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy, sons Dr. Alan and Robert, daughter Carla Siu, brothers Jackson and Hamilton, sisters Lucille Ching and Mabel Mau, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Marvin Hung Wah Chun

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Sept. 24, 2010
Marvin Hung Wah Chun, 70, of Honolulu, an American Savings & Loan data control supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances, daughters Shelene Chun and Marlene Nakamura, brother Norman and a grandchild. Private services.

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Tai Sun Chung

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Sept. 29, 2010
Tai Sun “Suka” Chung, 86, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation employee and Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Takiko, sons Aaron and Michael, brothers Tai Ho and Tai Young Chung, sister Ruth Shigezawa and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Arthur Andrew Costello

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Oct. 9, 2010
Arthur Andrew “Art” Costello, 65, of Mission Viejo, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Caroline, daughters Devon Costello and Danielle Leftridge, sister Carolyn Young and three grandchildren. Services to be held in California. Burial at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, to be held at a later date. No flowers.

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Jon David Danner

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Sept. 16, 2010
Jon David Danner, 54, of Honolulu, a retired state park caretaker, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Deborah, son Jeremy and mother Gladys. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sept. 27.

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Geoffrey Hiroshi Kalani Furukawa

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Oct. 5, 2010
Geoffrey Hiroshi Kalani Furukawa, 52, of Kaneohe, a state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations unemployment specialist supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rowena, son Michael R.K. “Mikey,” mother Helen, brother Robert and sister Anne Umamoto. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Yoko Watanabe Griner

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Oct. 1, 2010
Yoko Watanabe Griner, 77, of Mililani, a retired El Portal Luggage sales associate/ manager, died at home. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She is survived by sons Baron W. and Edmund H. Miya, daughter Elizabeth E.M. Kaneshiro, sister Kunie Kojima and a grandchild. Private services.

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Thomas Tamotsu Hamada

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July 19, 2010
Thomas Tamotsu Hamada, 91, a retired National Mortgage and American United Life insurance agent and Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Masako N., son Glenn T., daughters Cheryl N. Thebeau and Jo Ann K. Akamine, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Young Tow Ho

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Oct. 1, 2010
Young Tow Ho, also known as Chock Wun Ho, 95, of Honolulu, a Chinese musician and retired pipe fitter for Pearl Harbor, died. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by sons Thomas, Dennis and Ernest; daughter Rowena Rivera; and three grandchildren. Taoist services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Evelyn Eunice Hoopai

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Sept. 30, 2010
Evelyn Eunice Hoopai, 84, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Hawaiian Hotel housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Earl Kanae and Sonny Jr., David and Samuel Hoopai; daughters Eunice Perreira, Darlene Cabagbag and Evelyn “Ui” Victorino; hanai son Sonny Apolo; brothers Samson and Benny Kamekona, sister Cecilia Lee; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Thomas Kalani Lopez Jr.

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Oct. 4, 2010
Thomas Kalani Lopez Jr., 83, of Wahiawa, an Army and Hawaii National Guard veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by wife Katherine; sons Thomas II and Gerald Lopez and Richard Hoaeae; daughters Linda Salinas, Lorraine Farias, Alberta J. Rivera, Yvonne Magallanes and Betty Lou Melanson; hanai daughter Beate Lamm; brother Richard Spillner; sisters Irene Primacio and Maile Caban; 18 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eva Joyce Kipi

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Oct. 11, 2010
Eva Joyce Kipi, 85, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Nolan; daughters Joyce Josue, Gloria Emmanuel, Darlene Nojima and Renee Tavares; brother George Almeida; sisters Allie Rego, Grace Ribao, Jane Grant and Violet Condas; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Sam Koshiba

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Sept. 29, 2010
Sam Koshiba, 85, of Honolulu, a Military Intelligence Service civilian employee and Army veteran, died in Espinoza Care Home, Waipahu. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by wife Mary and sister Amy Wakamatsu. Graveside services to be held at a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Verna C. Lee

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Oct. 3, 2010
Verna C. Lee, 80, of Mililani, a Waianae Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Caldwell, Idaho. She is survived by son Joe, three grandchildren and a grandchild. Private services.

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Glenn Takemi Miyamoto

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Oct. 12, 2010
Glenn Takemi Miyamoto, 67, of Honolulu, a retired painter for Arakawa Painting and Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susan, son Tyson, brother Calvin, sisters Grace Umemoto and Norma Hashimoto, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Doris Takako Mizuno

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Sept. 30, 2010
Doris Takako Mizuno, 79, of Hilo, a retired proprietress of the former Tsuda Service Station in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Clarence, sons Cy and Dayn, daughter Darlene and brothers James, Rufus, Douglas and George Tsuda. Private services. No monetary donations. No flowers.

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Louise Moniz

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Oct. 9, 2010
Louise Moniz, 86, of Kaneohe, a Roberts Hawaii school bus driver, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Alberta Watson, brother David C., five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Clarence Haruo Okamura

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Oct. 12, 2010
Clarence Haruo Okamura, 81, of Hilo, formerly of Pahoa, Hawaii, a former Puna Sugar Co. employee and retired Nani Mau Gardens Inc. gardener, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mi-sako, sons Richard and Gordon, daughters Lois Fujiyoshi and Charlene Scott, sisters Toshiko Muranaka and Chieko Maki, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Chogoro Oshiro

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Oct. 7, 2010
Chogoro “Budd” Oshiro, 83, of Lanai City, an Army combat veteran who served in the Korean War and retired Dole Co. Lanai welder/mechanic, died at home. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Chitose, sons Mark and Daniel, daughters Iris and Lynne, brothers Richard Chioshi “C.O.” and Choroku, sister Doris Higa and two grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Lanai Hongwanji Mission. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Lanai Veterans Cemetery.

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Anita Melendrina Agbayani Ramirez

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Sept. 16, 2010
Anita Melendrina Agbayani Ramirez, 82, of Pearl City died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Meliton L.; sons Edwin and Edgar; daughters Maria Ellen Ramirez, Edith R. Castro and Maria Ellis R. Agbayani; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty Yukiko Sakaguchi

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Sept. 28, 2010
Betty Yukiko Sakaguchi, 82, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James; sons Russ and Chuck; daughters Valerie Hashimoto, Linda Nahina and Cora Gamulo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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William Nobuo Shidaki

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Oct. 10, 2010
William Nobuo Shidaki, 45, of Honolulu, a Fort Shafter Bowling Center cook supervisor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Brianna, father Wallace Sr., mother Norma N., brothers Wallace Jr. and Wade, and sister Norene Machida. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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LUCILLE JANE SHREVE

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LUCILLE JANE SHREVE

OCTOBER 10, 1918 – MARCH 16, 2010

Longtime Resident of Lanikai.
Director Emeritus of The Lanikai Mortgage Players.
Memorial Service and Gathering to be Held on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010 AT 10:00 a.m. Lanikai Beach, Kaiolena Access then at Lanikai Park Pavilion

Norma Perry Smith

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Oct. 4, 2010
Norma Perry Smith, 103, of Kaneohe, a graphic artist, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by friend Lois Dickson, a nephew and a niece. Private services.

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GERALDINE “ROSIE” MICHELLE JOANN KUUIPO SOUZA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

GERALDINE “ROSIE” MICHELLE JOANN KUUIPO SOUZA

Age 37, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away September 29, 2010 in Waialua. Born September 12, 1973 in Molokai. She was the owner of Nail Etc. in Molokai. Devoted wife and loving mother.

She is survived by husband, Paul A. S. Souza; sons, Brennan Alan Po’okela Souza, Chevy Kaikoa Souza, Harley Ho’omana Souza, Lowen Kamaha’o Souza; mother, Sarah Enos; brother, Steven Edwards; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday (October 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday (October 19) at Kalaiakamanu Hou Kalamaula, Molokai; Funeral Service 4:00 p.m. Burial to follow at Kapaakea Cemetery. Casual/Aloha Attire.

Geraldine Michelle Joann Kuuipo Souza

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Sept. 29, 2010
Geraldine Michelle Joann Kuuipo “Rosie” Souza, 37, of Waialua, an owner of Nail Etc. on Molokai, died in Waialua. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by husband Paul A.S.; sons Brennan A.P., Chevy K., Harley H. and Lowen K.; mother Sarah Enos; and brother Steven Edwards. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kalaiakamanu Hou Kalamaula, Molokai. Services: 4 p.m. Burial to follow at Kapaakea Cemetery, Molokai. Casual and aloha attire.

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Leyton Kealoha Tisalona

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Oct. 1, 2010
Leyton Kealoha Tisalona, 57, of Honolulu, a musician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Leyton K.; daughters Tessie N. Rabaino-Hodson and Ashley K. Tisalona; mother Myra B.; brothers Francis K. and Cornelio “Nilo” Tisalona, Dwayne Canon, Warren Haney and Rodney, Louis, Gilbert, Johnathon, Raymond, Gaylord, Richard and Eddie Mook; sisters Priscilla “Tisa” Kalili, Paulette Perez, Bebe Higa, Indai Nakamoto and Lydia, Debra, Wanda, Mary, Caila-Lee and Elizabeth Mook; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly, 1159 Gulick Ave., Kalihi. Aloha attire. Lei welcome.

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Mavis Toyoko Uchimura

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Oct. 3, 2010
Mavis Toyoko Uchimura, 87, of Honolulu, a police department identification specialist, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul; sons Gregory, Bruce and Ross; sister Alma Kurita; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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