Archive for October 27th, 2010

Saysana Chandara

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Oct. 22, 2010
Saysana Chandara, 35, of Honolulu died. He was born in Laos. He is survived by brothers Nong and Pony, and sisters Toui, Khong, Jim and Pin. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Laotian Buddhist services with cremation to follow.

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Calvin Ching

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Oct. 7, 2010
Calvin Ching, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Columbia Insurance Agency Inc. owner and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pamela; daughters Marion Lechner, Esther “Sissy” Elassiouti and Catharine Ching; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect photo published in an obituary Sunday.

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Carlton Bung Leong Chock

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Oct. 19, 2010
Carlton Bung Leong Chock, 53, of Honolulu, director of front offices at Doubletree Alana Waikiki Hotels and a former Aloha Airlines Reservations Department supervisor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Aaron F., mother Juliette S., brothers Bertram and Keith A., and sister Fran M. Patoskie. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Mass: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at St. Patrick’s Church. Aloha attire. Incorrect photo published in an obituary yesterday.

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PATRICIA GACAD DUMO

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

PATRICIA GACAD DUMO

Age 60, of Honolulu, passed away October 7, 2010 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born December 10, 1949 in Navotas, Philippines.

She is survived by mother, Romualda Dumo; brothers, Terry G. (Esther C.) Dumo, Alexander G. Dumo; sisters, Jerry G. Dumo, Beatriz (Florante) Ballesteros; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 30) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Program 11:30 a.m. Service 11:45 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Cecilia Meulan Paahao Harbottle

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Oct. 21, 2010
Cecilia Meulan Paahao Harbottle, 89, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Waimanalo. She was born in South Hilo. She is survived by sons Henry Jr., Michael, Gary and Gregory; daughters Beverly Haag, Henrietta Bien, Cheri Steele, Leona Bannister, Nona Velligas and Naomi Hogarth; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. George Catholic Church. Services: 9:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memo- rial Park.

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John Noa Kia Jr.

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Oct. 24, 2010
John Noa Kia Jr., 81, of Kapolei, a Safeway retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. Private services.

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Daniel Naeole Jr.

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Oct. 4, 2010
Daniel “Big Jr.” Naeole Jr., 76, of Wailuku, a retired steel man at Hawaiian Reinforcing Steel/Associated Steel Co., died in Wailuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Darrel, Brian and Zachary; daughters Lily K. Kealoha, Lei Takemoto, Cindy Clarke and Maile Tolentino; brother Archie; sister Sarah Kauai; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Eulogy: 7 p.m. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Flowers and lei welcome; no wreaths.

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WARREN K.C. “WO” LAI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

WARREN K.C. “WO” LAI

Age 58, of Mililani, HI, passed away September 9, 2010 in Honolulu, HI. Born January 26, 1952 in Honolulu. A well-known softball umpire; also a truck driver for Physicians Sales and Service.

He is survived by wife, Val-Jean Porras-Lai; son, Jonah (Raelene) Porras-Lai; daughter, Rebekah Porras-Lai; 2 grandchildren; brothers, Jacob (Vivian) Lai, Andrew Lai; sister, Sharon (Bert) Shiira; nieces & nephew.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (October 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

Larry Armistead Lands

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Oct. 22, 2010
Larry Armistead Lands, 59, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Houston. He is survived by wife JoAnna, sons Patrick and Daniel Temple, daughter Jacqueline Baird, sister Lark and five grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

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Martina M. Lapenia

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Oct. 23, 2010
Martina M. “Tina” Lapenia, 66, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a room maid for the former Waiakea Village Hotel in Hilo, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Anthony “Tony” and Eusebio “Bobo” Jr.; brothers Salvador, Marshall and Peter Ebanez, and Chris Guia; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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JAMES CHONG FOOK LEE

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JAMES CHONG FOOK LEE

Age 78 of Honolulu Hawaii passed away peacefully on 16 October 2010 at Straub Clinic and Hospital. Born April 2,1932 in Honolulu. President of Lee’s Refrigeration Sales and Service.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nancy Lee, daughters Kathleen (Robert) Kong, Marianne (Wesley) Say, Laureen (Corey) Spencer, Jennifer (Donald) Sandoval and Sherri Lee, 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister Beatrice Higuchi.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and eulogy at 11:30 a.m on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Hanae Miyasaki

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Oct. 14, 2010
Hanae Miyasaki, 81, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Paul, daughters Sharon Miyasaki and Carey Uchida, brother Richard Otaki, sister Kimie Kay Kashiwabara, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Earl Newman

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Oct. 15, 2010
Robert Earl “Bob” Newman, 63, of Lahaina, a massage therapist, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Pamela; son Robert; daughter Charity Aine; brother Donald; sisters Diane and Anne Newman and Claudette Ernsdorff; and three grandchildren. Placement of urn in niche: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

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Ernest Reyher

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Oct. 7, 2010
Ernest Reyher, 75, of Wahiawa died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Steven Sr. and Derek, sister Judy Ramos and four grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Pu’uiki Beach Park, 67-467 Waialua Beach Road, Waialua. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Andres Albano Ruiz

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Sept. 29, 2010
Andres Albano “Andy” Ruiz, 71, of Aiea, a retiree of Times Super Market in Aiea, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Corazon; daughters Janet Acoba, Dolly Eder and Nonie Ruiz; brothers Jesus and Antonio; sisters Nora Agbayani, Charito Cabel and Monina Belen; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.

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Thomas J. Ryan

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Oct. 16, 2010
Thomas J. Ryan, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force technical sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in New York. He is survived by sisters Marilyn Beck and Dolores Ryan. Committal services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Photo omitted from an obituary published yesterday.

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Letecia Sante

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Oct. 20, 2010
Leticia Sante, 58, of Lihue, a Burger King food server, died. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Jovino; sons Carlito and Jovino Jr.; daughters Margie Ricalde, Virginia Sante and Franette Bantigi; mother Eugenia Dela Cruz; brothers Jaime, Ikko and Andrino Dela Cruz; sisters Caridad, Imelda and Elizabeth Dela Cruz; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Aloha Church. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines.

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Eric Kanoa Shannon

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Oct. 19, 2010
Eric Kanoa Shannon, 31, of Kailua, a fisherman, died in Kailua. He was born in Guam. He is survived by companion Shanella Acain, son Xandon Acain-Shannon, daughter Cloe Acain-Shannon, parents Mary Shannon and Michael Jarvis, and sister Janelle. Beach services to be held at a later date.

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Julia Smith

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Oct. 24, 2010
Julia Smith, 84, of Kapaa, Kauai, a University of California-Berkeley accountant, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Warren, Ohio. She is survived by son Robert, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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CLAY W.K. “UNCLE CLAY” AH SOON

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

CLAY W.K. “UNCLE CLAY” AH SOON

Age 44, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away September 21, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born March 25, 1966 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Clay coached many football and soccer teams. He had a passion for working with children.

He is survived by wife, Kimberly Ah Soon; sons, Sonny Ah Mook Sang-
Ah Soon, Clay Ah Soon, Jr., Keone Morreira; daughters, Claylyn “Tootsy” Ah Soon, Caly Ah Soon, Ka’imi Morreira; parents, Clay & Mealii Ah Soon; brother, Clyde Matagi (Melanie) Ah Soon; sister, Cori Ah Soon.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday (October 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Casual Attire.

PAUL “COACH” PEPE’E SR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

PAUL “COACH” PEPE’E SR.

Age 68, of Pearl City, HI, passed away October 11, 2010 in Aiea, HI. Born June 3, 1942 in Honolulu, HI.

He is survived by wife, Sandra C. Pepe’e; sons, Paul “China” (Rene) Pepe’e Jr., Sheldon “Don” Pepe’e; daughters, Pauline “Tutu” Baker, Rochelle “Shell” (Martin) Kalili, Melony “Mel” (Sidney) Yim, Stacey “Stace” (Kiki) Urbano-Pepe’e, Sherilynn Pepe’e, Sheana Pepe’e; brother, Richard Pepe’e; sister, Ernestine “Pumpkin” Tipton of Oklahoma; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (October 30) at New Hope Christian Fellowship Leeward Church (94-050 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu) Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m. No Flowers Please.

Paul Pepe’e Sr.

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Oct. 11, 2010
Paul “Coach” Pepe’e Sr., 68, of Pearl City died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandra C.; sons Paul “China” Jr. and Sheldon “Don”; daughters Pauline “Tutu” Baker, Rochelle “Shell” Kalili, Melony “Mel” Yim, Stacey “Stace” Urbano-Pepe’e and Sherilynn and Sheana Pepe’e; brother Richard; sister Ernestine “Pumpkin” Tipton; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Leeward Church, 94-050 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. No flowers.

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Mildred Michiko Sugimura

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Oct. 25, 2010
Mildred Michiko Sugimura, 76, of Lawai, Kauai, died. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Wallace; son Floyd; daughters Myra Niau, Terry Woodford and Doreen Aquino; brother Robert Kunioka; sister Janet Oshima; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tokujiro Tomita

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Sept. 12, 2010
Tokujiro Tomita, 88, of Honolulu, a retired operating engineer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Larry; daughters Sandra Mitsunaga and Teri Tomita; sisters Yatsuru “Helen” Imamura, Peggy Kimura and Gladys Villanueva; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nichiren Mission of Hawaii, 33 Pulelehua Way, Honolulu. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Nichiren Mission of Hawaii.

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Laura Yoshiko Tully

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Oct. 4, 2010
Laura Yoshiko Tully, 88, of Kailua, a retired state cafeteria cook, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Lance and Lloyd, daughter Lorelei Ratliff, brother Harold Yamada and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Evelyn Wee

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Oct. 14, 2010
Evelyn Wee, 94, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. chief operator in Maui and operator services staff administrator in Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by sisters Alma Dunn and Adeline Leong, stepsons Michael and Gordon, and seven stepgrandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment will be at a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to Wailuku Union Church.

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Bud Martin Wheeler

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Oct. 17, 2010
Bud Martin Wheeler, 46, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a self-employed carpet cleaner, owner of Complete Carpet Services and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Multnomah, Ore. He is survived by wife Kalae, son Daniel, daughters Melanie and Cassidy, mother Mary, brother Dwight and sisters Tammy and Debbie. Celebration of life: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Kona Outdoor Circle, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

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