Archive for October 29th, 2010

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MARY NOYES FORBES DOLAN

96, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2010 in California. Born in Honolulu in 1914, she graduated from Punahou School and then attended the University of Hawaii before completing the nursing program at Queen’s Hospital.

She married Gerald A. Dolan, now deceased, in 1937 in Honolulu. They had three children Robert (deceased), Patricia, and Douglas, six grand children and one great grandchild. Mary always lived with the Aloha spirit.

Delores Powell Coates

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Oct. 25, 2010
Delores Powell “Dee” Coates, 78, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, a retired Navy management analyst, died at home. She was born in Indianapolis. She is survived by husband Dan; sons Robert, David and Alun Vick; daughter Margarita White; stepsons Jeffery and Peter; stepdaughter Carolyn; brother Ron Byers; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice.

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Maxime Castro Ebalaroza

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Oct. 21, 2010
Maxime Castro “Sonny” Ebalaroza, 76, of Kapolei, a retired machine operator at Matson Terminal and an Army National Guard Veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Pilar; sons Osmund, Jason and Chad; daughters Milisa Freeman and Ilsa Ramos; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Joseph Medrano Edra

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Oct. 14, 2010
Joseph Medrano Edra, 52, of Honolulu, an Armstrong Produce driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elsa; son Marvin; daughter Michelle; mother Leocadia; brothers Julian Jr., Rolando, Pablo, Herodito, Artemio and Dario; and sisters Melecia Madrid, Florence Diaz, Fely Edra, Madelyn Equilos and Elsa Rasalan. Visitations: 6 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples.

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Antonio Thomas Fernandez

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Oct. 21, 2010
Antonio Thomas Fernandez, infant son of Andres “Andy” and Terica Fernandez of Honolulu, died. He is also survived by brother Andy V.; grandparents Bill and Janice M. Thomas and Antonio O. and Maria R. Fernandez; and great-grandparents Jose Ruiz and Orlean Thomas. Private services.

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Chuey Fong

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Oct. 8, 2010
Chuey Fong, 93, of Honolulu, a Sheraton Hotel chef, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. Private services.

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Sharilee Kehaulani Franco

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Oct. 24, 2010
Sharilee Kehaulani “Shari” Franco, 46, of Paia, Maui, a counselor for Ka Hale a ke Ola Resource Center in Wailuku, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Gerald, sons Ronald M. and Gerald L. “Bulla,” daughter Chanelle “Chani” Alvarado, mother Gladys Peralta, sister Delilah Yap, four grandchildren and numerous hanai children. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Kalani Kahua Hou/Haiku Protestant Church Cemetery in Haiku.

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Delfin V. Gonzales

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Oct. 26, 2010
Delfin V. Gonzales, 82, of Kahului, a vegetable farmer, died at home. He was born in Philippines. He is survived by wife Magdalena; sons Virgilio, Amado and Alex; daughters Vilma Dela Cruz, Alma Bernabe and Helen Gonzales; sisters Lydia and Mercedes; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Valerie Eileen Huff

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Sept. 26, 2010
Valerie Eileen “Vall” Huff, 77, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. She was born in Bath, England. She is survived by sons Nicholas, David and Neale; daughter Deborah Dardanelli; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Martin Dale Humann

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Oct. 25, 2010
Martin Dale Humann, 47, of Waianae, a federal government financial adviser and retired Navy veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Helen, daughter Tracy Ann, parents Leroy and Rosemary, brothers Daniel and Michael, and sister Diana Tyson. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Maria Villaroz Lining

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Oct. 16, 2010
Maria Villaroz Lining, 99, of Honolulu, a retired Queen’s Medical Center nurse, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Cebu, Philippines. She survived by sons Vidal Jr., Franklin and Derrick; brother Salvador Villaroz; sister Rosalia Kumia; 19 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren. Visitations: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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JAMES SHIGERU MAKIYA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

JAMES SHIGERU MAKIYA

Age 85, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, passed away peacefully October 6, 2010 at his home in Kaneohe. Born February 24, 1925 in Wailuku, Maui. Retired from City & County of Honolulu.

He is survived by daughter, Sharon Rahn of Northridge, CA; son, Marvin Makiya (Caroleen); 3 grandchildren; brother, Thomas Makiya; sister, Dora Uyeunten; nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (November 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Fujiye Matsumoto

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Sept. 26, 2010
Fujiye Matsumoto, 87, of Waialua died in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Calvin M., brothers Thomas and George Takahara, and sisters Yukie Nakasu and Mabel Tsutomi. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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JERRY SHOICHI OKAZAKI

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JERRY SHOICHI OKAZAKI

Jerry Shoichi Okazaki, 85 years old, of Fife, Washington. Retired radio mechanic from United Airlines. He was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and moved to Washington state in 1980 with his family. He is survived by his brother Masa Okazaki; son Paul Okazaki; daughter Elizabeth Okazaki; and 4 Grandchildren (Cory, Kylee, Jacqueline and Naomi). Jerry passed away on October 22, 2010.

Louisa Paranial

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Oct. 18, 2010
Louisa Paranial, 78, of Hilo, a retired Ono Pack Services supervisor packer, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles E. and Phillip E., daughter Carol Laboy, brother Henry Cruz, sisters Evangeline Rodrigues and Elizabeth Cruz, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m.

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Norman D. Rian

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Oct. 25, 2010
Norman D. Rian, 96, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii professor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by wife Esther; daughters Linnea Peterson, Sylvia Robicheau, Heidi and Dikka Rian; brother Gerald; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services pending.

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Primitivo Dominiche Rondon

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Oct. 16, 2010
Primitivo Dominiche “Primo” Rondon, 87, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 44 boilermaker and Navy veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sadako, sons Manuel “Manny” Rivas and Fred W. “Willy” Rondon, daughters Mary Pacrem and Hazel Izumi, 14 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitations: 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. next Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. next Friday. Burial: 2 p.m. next Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual and aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hazel Chieko Sakamoto

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Oct. 20, 2010
Hazel Chieko Sakamoto, 88, of Waipahu died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bruce, Donn and Ken; daughter Lynne Sakamoto-Duensing; brother James Nekota; sisters Peggy Hiraki, Helen Onoye and Elsie Kagihara; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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HAZEL CHIEKO SAKAMOTO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

HAZEL CHIEKO SAKAMOTO

Age 88, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away October 20, 2010 in Pearl City. Born January 24, 1922 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Hazel was a member of the Pearl City Hongwanji Fujinkai.

She is survived by sons, Bruce (Isa) Sakamoto of Hilo, Donn (Siggi) Sakamoto of OR, Ken Sakamoto of CA; daughter, Lynn Sakamoto-Duensing; brother, James (Norma) Nekota; sisters, Peggy Hiraki, Helen Onoye, Elsie Kagihara; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandsons; In-laws, Esther (Tom) Nekota, Margaret (Wallace) Nekota.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (November 2) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Alice Akiyo Soeda

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Oct. 8, 2010
Alice Akiyo Soeda, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by sons Stephen A. and Michael K.; sisters Beatrice Park, Gladys Lippelgoos, Kayoko Hashizume and Nancy Tanabe. Private services.

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Jodie Lynn Kalei Solomon

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Oct. 22, 2010
Jodie Lynn Kalei Solomon, 37, of Halaula, Kohala, Hawaii, a caregiver, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in North Kohala. She is survived by mother Sharmaine and brothers Fred Jr., Shawn and Tracy. No services.

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Ruth Leinaala Solomon

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Oct. 23, 2010
Ruth Leinaala Solomon, 82, of Hilo, a piano teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael Chu and Richard Biven; daughters Linda Leach, Gloria Biven and Diane Bliss; brother Albert K. Jr.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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David Richard Borges Sr.

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Oct. 10, 2010
David Richard “Dickie” Borges Sr., 70, of Waialua, a Pearl Harbor rigger, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Yolanda B.M.; sons David R. Jr., Terrance W.K., Jaimeson J.P., Jeremy F.I. and Jason R.K.; daughters Shanna Ann M. Amatiad and Candace F.U. Pasion; brother Gary; sisters Barbara “Barbara Jean” Ladao and Yvonne Paracuelles; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Anthony Brian Brun Sr.

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Oct. 24, 2010
Anthony Brian Brun Sr., 49, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Shioi Construction mason plasterer, died. He was born in San Jose, Calif. He is survived by sons Anthony Jr., Michael, Jonathan and Nathan; mother Beverly P.; brother Barry; and three grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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John Ka’ai Kalama Sr.

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Oct. 22, 2010
John Ka’ai Kalama Sr., 62, of Waialua, a journeyman and painter, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Diane; sons John K. Jr., Samuel K. and Josiah; daughters Kristen Harlow and Tatiana Kalama; brothers Clarence and Lionel; sisters Genevieve, Ramonalee and Virginia H. Kalama and Nancy Babington; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Nov. 6 at St. Michael’s Church in Waialua. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Lunch to follow.

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DAVID RICHARD “DICKIE” BORGES SR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

DAVID
RICHARD “DICKIE”
BORGES SR.

Age 70, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away October 10, 2010 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Born April 13, 1940 in Waialua, Hawaii. He was a Rigger at Pearl Harbor for 35 years; also a very Avid Sports player.

He is survived by wife, Yolanda B.M. Borges; sons, David R. (Joyce) Borges Jr., Terrance W.K. (Siara) Borges, Jaimeson J.P. Borges, Jeremy F.I. Borges, Jason R.K. Borges; daughters, Shanna Ann M. (Darren) Amatiad, Candace F.U. (Kenny) Pasion; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Gary (Beverly) Borges; sisters, Barbara “Bobbie-Jean” Ladao, Yvonne (Alfredo) Paracuelles; numerous nieces, nephews, aunties, uncles & cousins.

Visitation 8:00 a.m. Monday (November 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Kameko Tamashiro

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Oct. 26, 2010
Kameko “Kay” Tamashiro, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Alfred Shaheen seamstress, died in Avalon Care Center in Honolulu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Kenneth Isamu Kaneshiro; daughters Jean Sayoko Wynne, Dale Kazuko La Forest and Joyce Sadako Masumura; sister Otome Kishaba; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Gilbert Eslit Teves

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Oct. 16, 2010
Gilbert Eslit Teves, 67, of Waianae, a food and beverage worker, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marion; son Kaleo; daughters Kehau and Keiki; brothers Simplicio Labanon Jr. and Thomas “Tonto” Labanon; sisters Loretta Armoidia, Lucille Sebay, Shirley Labanon and Alice M. Currie; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon Nov. 6 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 85-574 Plantation Road, Waianae. Celebration of life to follow at Maili Beach Park; follow signs. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bernard Chang Ting

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Sept. 26, 2010
Bernard Chang Ting, 96, of Honolulu, a retired state adult probation supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Teresa. Private services.

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Derek Haruo Tsuda

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Oct. 23, 2010
Derek Haruo Tsuda, 48, of Honolulu, an Anchor Point Lodge (Alaska) chef, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Joshua, father Frederick S., stepmother Gay R., brother Scott, paternal grandmother Helen Tsuda and maternal grandmother Kinuko Morinaka. Private services.

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