Archive for October 21st, 2010

Lydia Castro Aguilar

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Oct. 12, 2010
Lydia Castro Aguilar, 61, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Dadap, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. She is survived by husband Romeo; daughters Rolyn Mills and Reina Calma; mother Petra Castro; brothers Arsenio Paranes and Edwin and Hilario Castro; sister Concepcion Raspado; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Services: 8:45 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. White attire. Flowers welcome.

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Vladimir Bosak

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Oct. 8, 2010
Vladimir Bosak, 87, of Orchidland, Hawaii, retired owner of Photocine Servicenter Inc. on Oahu, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Czechoslovakia. He is survived by wife Vera; son Zdenek M. Kluzak; daughters Kristina Wright, Jarka Vlasak and Jirina Potuzak; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lucas Calves

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Oct. 15, 2010
Lucas “Sammy” Calves, 82, an Olokele Sugar Co. computer analyst, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Patricia, son Matthew, daughters Peggy Ayers and Salina Calves, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Winona Yin Carrell

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Oct. 8, 2010
Winona Yin Carrell, 77, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael L. and Gerald T.K.; daughters Christy K. and Jennifer-Lynne K. Carrell, Celine-Ann K. Carrell Ruiz and Yvette-Janine K. Carrell Masaniai; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. at Oahu Veterans Center, 1298 Kukila St., Foster Village, Honolulu (across Salt Lake Boulevard from Radford High School). Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Leona C. Corpus

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Oct. 12, 2010
Leona C. Corpus, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired senior clerk typist, died in Santa Clara, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Bonifacio, daughters Edwina Flynn and Rhonda Corpus, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. next Thursday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Dorothy E. Dauth

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Oct. 19, 2010
Dorothy E. “Dottie” Dauth, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by husband Albert “Al,” son Michael, daughter Diane Slaughter, brother Thomas Tozer, sister Marilyn Metzler, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Kate Setsuko Enomoto

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Oct. 5, 2010
Kate Setsuko Enomoto, 88, of Waipahu died in Pearl City. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by brothers Tadashi, Hitoshi and Yutaka; and sister Laura T. Private services.

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Hesequio Reyes Gamboa

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Sept. 27, 2010
Hesequio Reyes Gamboa, 60, of Honolulu, a Hilton Hawaiian Village personal housekeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lupao, Nueva Westy Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by wife Corazon; sons Marco and Mike; daughters Christine, Maria C., Jacquelyn and Marlyn; mother Prima; brothers Larry, Rolly, Raynaldo, Danny and Maximo Jr.; sisters Sony Tomacder and Belen Gamboa; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Kalihi. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Teruyo Harunaga

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Sept. 28, 2010
Teruyo “Terry” Harunaga, 93, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by sons Drs. Keith and Lester, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Paul Edward Heflin Jr.

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Sept. 27, 2010
Paul Edward Heflin Jr., 37, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Guam. He is survived by wife Jesslyn, sons Bryton Paul C. and Kainoa Pedro C., parents Paul E. Heflin Sr. and Marie E. Sablan, and brother Steve J. Private services on Guam.

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Raymond Kaopuiki Keamohuli

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Aug. 17, 2010
Raymond Kaopuiki Keamohuli, 63, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Thrifty Car Rental/Dollar Rent-a-Car shuttle driver at Lihue Airport, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Pauoa. He is survived by wife Cynthia L., brother William “Coppa” and sister Raynette Makepa. Services held.

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Isaac Pukawa Kekahuna

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Oct. 3, 2010
Isaac Pukawa Kekahuna, 75, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment operator, died. He was born in Oluwalu, Maui. He is survived by daughter Angela N. Shimizu, hanai sons Moses, Wayne and Clesson Napihaa; hanai daughters Gay Crawford, Joy Kealoha and Cindy Brown; 24 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Elfreida M. Kiyuna

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Oct. 4, 2010
Elfreida M. “Elfie” Kiyuna, 73, of Honolulu, a retired cashier at Times Supermarket in Niu Valley, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Stanley S.; sons Guy, George and Greg; daughter Jeri; sister Alyce Yamaguchi; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Tung Liang

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Oct. 11, 2010
Tung Liang, 79, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii bioengineering professor, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Rachel, sons Stephen and David, sisters Guohua Liang and Dihua Wang, and four grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Thomas Charles De Luca

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Oct. 16, 2010
Thomas Charles De Luca, 75, of Hauula, a retired Raytheon Corp. electrical engineer and a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by sons Thomas C. Jr., Marc D. and Damian A.; daughter Amanda Selina; brother Robert; and two grandchildren. Mass: 5 p.m. Saturday at St. Joachim Parish, 53-535 Kamehameha Highway, Punaluu, across Kaya Store. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire.

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Shigeo Masukawa

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Oct. 10, 2010
Shigeo Masukawa, 90, of Lihue, a self-employed farmer and Pioneer Hi-Bred employee, died in Garden Isle HealthCare. He was born in Waimea, Oahu. He is survived by wife Tsukiko; daughters Jeannette Furuta and Gale Masukawa-Kashuba; sisters Asako Ebata, Aiko Tottori and Kimi Kawahara; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Zenko Matsuyoshi

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Sept. 6, 2010
Zenko Matsuyoshi, 86, of Wahiawa, a retired librarian at Hamilton Library at University of Hawaii-Manoa, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by brother Kenneth. Private services.

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William Gene May

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Oct. 9, 2010
William Gene May, 84, of Honolulu, a retired insurance executive and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Mississippi. He is survived by life companion Michael Stepanek. Private services.

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Kikuye Miyama

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Sept. 30, 2010
Kikuye Miyama, 95, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Betty K. Matsuda, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Koyone Miyashita

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Oct. 8, 2010
Koyone Miyashita, 107, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by sons Sadato and Kazuaki, daughters Sayoko Hirose and Amy Matsunaga, 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Tomiko Mizobe

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Sept. 16, 2010
Tomiko Mizobe, 92, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by son Marshall; daughter Darrlyn Bunda; brother Melvin Sakai; sisters Teruko Nakayama, Masako Kochi and Elaine Nakao; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Grifilen Casco Molina

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Oct. 9, 2010
Grifilen Casco “Elsie” Molina, 45, of Mililani, a former state Department of Youth Services secretary, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Carlos; sons Davin Enos and Cedric and Israel Molina; daughter Maria; mother Martha Casco; and brothers Edicfred “Eddie,” Roderick “Rudy” and Leopoldo “Eldred” Casco. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome.

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Charles Riyozo Monden

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Sept. 21, 2010
Charles Riyozo Monden, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaii Army National Guard administrative supply technician, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mitsuye, son Andrew M., daughters Nancy T. Ching and Karen E. Arakaki, sister Misae Masutani, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kenneth Masaru Nagata

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Sept. 11, 2010
Kenneth Masaru Nagata, 76, of Los Angeles, a retired auto mechanic and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Leonard and Lionel, and sisters Violet Najita and Jeannette Nishikawa. Private services.

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Yoshiyuki Otoshi

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Oct. 2, 2010
Yoshiyuki Otoshi, 90, of Honolulu, a retired bank officer for First Hawaiian Bank, died. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by wife Betty; son Grant; daughter Beverly Desmond; brothers Gary and Robert; sisters Sue Tanaka, and Sachie and Helen Otoshi; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Virginia F. Powell

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Sept. 23, 2010
Virginia F. Powell, 93, of Denver, a former employee of Bell Telephone Co. in St. Louis, died in Denver. She was born in St. Louis. She is survived by son Thomas C.; daughters Susan Beyer, Elizabeth and Katharine Blekeberg; and three grandchildren. Services in Colorado.

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ESTHER YUK MUI ROBLES

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

ESTHER YUK MUI ROBLES

Age 99, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away September 29, 2010 at Palolo Chinese Home. Born July 5, 1911 in Punaluu, Oahu. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.

She is survived by sons, Stanley (Kathleen) Shin, Clifford (Aileen) Shin; daughters, Judith (Robert) Lee, Frances Fukumitsu, Sandra (James) Dorsey of Arizona; 19 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Monday (10/25) at Mililani Mortuary-Makai Chapel, Waipio, Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial @ 12:30 pm at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Omit Flowers.

Tomio Sakai

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Sept. 24, 2010
Tomio Sakai, 78, of Honolulu, a retired state exterminator and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Nellie; son Shane; brother Motomu; and sisters June Shiigi, Kiyoko Miyazono and Katsue Nishimura. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Gloria Jean Santos

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Oct. 13, 2010
Gloria Jean Santos, 57, of Ainaloa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Vincent, Jamie, Jeremy and Jason; brothers Leroy, Jude and Wayne Mattos; sisters Sandra Konanui, Sharon Ariel, Barbara Coloma, Wanda Mattos and Monica DeCosta; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Graveside committal services: 10 a.m. Monday at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

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James Brice Shaw

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Oct. 7, 2010
James Brice “Jim” Shaw, 84, of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a Merrill Lynch retiree and a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Aberdeen, Wash. He is survived by wife Betty Lou, son John, daughter Sally Sacchetto, stepdaughter Rebecca Doub and five grandchildren. No services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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