Archive for November 7th, 2010

Vicenta C. Baisac

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Oct. 17, 2010
Vicenta C. “Vicki” Baisac, 78, of Las Vegas, a retired Honolulu postal worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Marcos; sons Reginald, Ray, Mark and Gary; daughters Valerie Kealoha-Patacsil, Mary Mendiha, Marlene and Janell Baisac, and Vanessa Sekigawa; brothers Inocencio and Crispin Cameros; sister Loretta Cameros; 16 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Esther K.T. Chung

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Oct. 26, 2010
Esther K.T. “An K” Chung, 97, of Honolulu, a retired dress designer, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by hanai daughters Pearl Chung-Sales and Lorraine Nishida, brother Solomon and sister Angeline Mokiao. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Yew Tong Chung

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Oct. 5, 2010
Yew Tong Chung, also known as Thomas Y.T. “Tommy” Chung, 86, of Honolulu, an aircraft mechanic leader for the federal government, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane, son Terry, daughters Valerie Kardash and Alison Takanishi, brother Raymond, sister Maria Lin and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Calvary By The Sea Church. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dorothy P. Domingo

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Oct. 30, 2010
Dorothy P. “Mama Dot” Domingo, 65, of Ookala, Hawaii, a former employee at Kona Village and Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by husband Pedro; son Ronnie Jason “Boyson”; daughters Tabitha Keala, Christy and Cindy Domingo, and Casey Domingo-Carafelli; hanai sons Atanael Soria and Paulo Daquep; hanai daughters Francie Chung and Corilinn Sato; brothers Harold, Rudy, Geno and Fortunato “Jr.” Pabre; sisters Gladys Tabil and Shirley Pabre; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Luncheon at Laupahoehoe Point. Casual attire.

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Bjorn Ericksen

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Oct. 18, 2010
Bjorn Ericksen, 26, of Kaneohe, an SER Contracting construction worker, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Erling, brother Evan Wong, sisters Erika Ericksen and Kristen and Jenna Wong, and grandmother Marie Overstreet. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Nov. 16 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Dennis Espaniola

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Oct. 26, 2010
Dennis Espaniola, 54, of Aliamanu, a former roofer, died in Honolulu, He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Laurie; son Dennis K.; daughters Liana Suzuki and Deanalee Espaniola; father Ismile Sr.; brothers Ismile “Smiley” Jr. and Phillip; sisters Marie Aquino, Denise Lafaille and Renee Espaniola; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Hope Chapel Olomana, Enchanted Lake Shopping Center, 1020 Keolu Drive. Services: 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Anthony Francis Friend

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Oct. 18, 2010
Anthony Francis “Tony” Friend, 61, of Hilo, a Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Worcester, Mass. He is survived by hanai daughter Mayleen M. Martin. Graveside urn committal services: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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JANE MIEKO (HITOSHI) HIRATA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

JANE MIEKO (HITOSHI) HIRATA

Age 89, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away October 2, 2010 in Pearl City. Born December 10, 1920 in Aiea, Hawaii. Jane formerly worked for Sumida Watercress Farm. She was a member of Pearl City Hongwanji & Church of the World Messianity.

She is survived by son, Jerry M. Hirata; daughter, Kay (Stanley Mel) Bicoy; brothers, Isami Ippongi, Tadashi Eugene (Dorothy) Ippongi; sisters, Eleanor Tomie (Tokio) Niino, Sumie Nikaido; 4 grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Fidencio Visaya Candaroma Jr.

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Oct. 29, 2010
Fidencio Visaya Candaroma Jr., 45, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a Mac Farm Hawaii macadamia nut picker, died in Kau Hospital. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Liwliwa D.; son Adrian D.; daughter Sidrielle D.; mother Elena; brothers Cornelio, Hipolito, Virgilio, Marino and Romeo; and sisters Lolita Candaroma, Virginia Lagrana and Cristeta Sales. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Clifford Yuen Chow Kam

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Oct. 18, 2010
Clifford Yuen Chow Kam, 68, of Honolulu, a Rehab Hospital of the Pacific accounting employee, died in Kindred Hospital, San Francisco. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Molly, son Jefferson, brother Sanford, sisters Margie Lee and Lorraine Pang, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Kenneth Say Kong Kam

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Oct. 28, 2010
Kenneth Say Kong Kam, 75, of Aiea, a retired airline mechanic and an Air National Guard and Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Henrietta “Rita”; sons Wendall L., Sherwin M. and Malcolm C.; daughters Raynette Kam and Brenlyn Madriaga; brothers Clyde and Wallace; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth’s Church. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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George Manabu Kamimura

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Oct. 28, 2010
George Manabu Kamimura, 78, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired barber and former co-owner of Donna’s Cookies in Paauilo, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lillian, sons Ricky and Chet, daughters Donna Fry and Cheri Lee, brothers Ken and Frank, sister Leiko Strilcic and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchil- dren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kuhio Hall, also known as Hawaiian Homes Hall, Waimea. Services: 3 p.m.

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Raymond Chikara Kanzaki

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Oct. 15, 2010
Raymond Chikara Kanzaki, 88, of Honolulu, a retired purchasing agent for the Army at Fort Shafter and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Patsy Y., son Clayton M., daughters Raynette S. Gomoto and Shanon N. Miho, sister Vivian A. Tani and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Aaron G. Kawamoto

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Oct. 25, 2010
Aaron G. “Pancho” Kawamoto, 45, of Kahului, a Maui County Department of Water Supply pipefitter, died at home. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by parents Barney and Magdalene, and sister Lynn. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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James Kilin

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Oct. 24, 2010
James Kilin, 84, of Honolulu, a retired salesman and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Colleen Kilin and Jamie Anusewicz, sister Pauline Cleveland and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick’s Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Private inurnment.

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Yee Jun Lee

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Oct. 24, 2010
Yee Jun Lee, 99, of Honolulu died. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by caregiver Kwan Yu T. Lee and three grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Francine Ikolani Manlapit

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Aug. 1, 2010
Francine Ikolani Manlapit, 49, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Raynard Marinas; sons Raynard Keliiheleua and Ikaika, Maika, Kekoa and Kekai Marinas; daughter Jody Marinas; brothers Raymond Kalani and Sam, David, Desto, George and Chris Keliiheleua; sisters Rachel Martinez, Catherine Rodrigues and Roselyn Salas; and two grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Maili Cove.

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SCOTT FRANCIS KEKOA MEDEIROS

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SCOTT FRANCIS KEKOA MEDEIROS

Age 19, Pearl City, passed on at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children on October 17, 2010. He is survived by father: Gerald F. Medeiros, mother: Gina K. Johnson, Only brother: Charles Francis La’akea Medeiros, Maternal Grandmother: Alexandrina K. Kamanu, Stepfather: John B. Johnson, Step-siblings: Johnelle and Chanelle Johnson, Rachelle, Paul and Lorenzo Aquino, a vast array of loving Uncles, Aunties, Cousins, and lastly, many, many, many dear friends!

Memorial Services will be held on Friday November 12th, 2010 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary Chapel in Kaneohe. Visitation at 8:30 a.m., Service at 10:00 a.m.

Genkichi Nakasone

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Oct. 17, 2010
Genkichi Nakasone, 90, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Aiko, son Stacey H., daughters Gail S. Imai and Nadyne A. Manin, sister Mildred M. Toma, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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GERALD “GERRY” KOICHIRO NAKATA

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GERALD “GERRY” KOICHIRO NAKATA

Age 74. Passed away peacefully in his sleep on the morning of November 1, 2010 at his home in the Seattle area. Gerry was the first son of three sons born to Hanako and Say Nakata. Gerry was born and raised in Honolulu Hawaii and graduated high school from Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu. After earning a degree in Business Administration at the University of Washington, he returned home to Honolulu and worked for Occidental Insurance Company.

He married Kathy Takeuchi and had three sons, Nelson, Arthur and Ryan. He moved to Seattle and started a career in real estate management. Gerry was always known to enjoy life both at work and at play. After retirement, Gerry and Kathy enjoyed traveling to many places around the world. He looked forward to his daily “good night” phone calls from his precious grandchildren. He very much appreciated the many phone calls and visits from family and friends around the world.

Gerry is survived by his wife Kathy, sons Nelson (Andrea), Arthur (Kim) and Ryan (Stacy); his grandchildren Mari, Jarrid, Hana, Ichiro, Miya, Emi and Kimi; his brothers, Ronald (Jessie), Patrick (Jeanette) and numerous nephews and nieces.

Gerry would like to thank the staff at Group Health and the Group Health Hospice Care for their great care and kindness over the years. His wishes were for a private service for the immediate family. In lieu of flowers or memorial, please feel free to send remembrances to the charity of your choice.

You are welcomed to view and sign Gerry’s online obituary and guest book at: www.bonneywatson.com

Lucille Napohaku Tucker Pacheco

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Oct. 30, 2010
Lucille Napohaku Tucker “Aunty Luli” Pacheco, 89, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Elroy and Roland, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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LAVERNE LEHUA QUINTAL

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

LAVERNE LEHUA QUINTAL

Age 57, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away October 3, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born March 14, 1953 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Laverne was employed at Kunia WalMart as a cashier/customer service manager. Member of New Hope Oahu, Honolulu.

She is survived by husband, Boyd I. Quintal; sons, Peter (Melissa) Whitney, Chad (Clydena) Whitney, Donovan Whitney; daughters, Alexandra Whitney, Kanoi Whitney, Kristy Ann Whitney; 18 grandchildren; sisters, Shirley Manaku, Marie Balai, Trini Nelson, Aldrina Pua of Maui, Roxanne Mitchell; brothers, William R. Mitchell II of Oakland, CA, Sunday Valoroso, Alexander Mitchell, Edward Mitchell; parents-in-law, David/Toyoko Quintal; brother-in-law, Bradford (Michelle) Quintal; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (November 13) at Mililani Mortuary
Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Inurnment 2:30 pm at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Josephine Secretario

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Oct. 31, 2010
Josephine Secretario, 81, of Lahaina, a retired Kahana Reef Condos guest room attendant, died at home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Theodore and Gary; daughters Maxine Carlson, Patricia Kahaikupuna, Monica Vierra, Anna Rosenthal, Pamela Hardy and Henrietta Grothmann; brother Franklin Ladera Sr.; sisters Beatrice and Kay Santos and Kathryn Fernandez; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous hanai children and hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Dora Misun Shen

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Oct. 28, 2010
Dora Misun Shen, 93, of Honolulu, a retired social worker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Eugene and Gilbert and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, west chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 10:45 a.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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ASAMI TAKAKI

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

ASAMI TAKAKI

Age 80, of Honolulu, passed away October 6, 2010 at his residence. Born April 3, 1930 in Waimea, Kauai. Retired Carpenter Foreman for Walker-Moody Construction.

He is survived by daughter, Lillian Takaki; sister, Yasuko Tanaka; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 13) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

Vivian B. Tiwanak

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Sept. 10, 2010
Vivian B. Tiwanak, 82, of Aiea, a Poi Employment retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by son Mike, brother Kenneth Bonachita, sister Blanche Cristobal and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Nov. 15 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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Lillian Aiko Tsuru

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Oct. 16, 2010
Lillian Aiko Tsuru, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Flamingo Restaurant waitress, died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard Tendo and James and Stanley Polk, brother Raymond Tendo Sr., sisters Pearl Brown and Thelma Siders, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Felicidad Ancheta Ventura

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Oct. 26, 2010
Felicidad Ancheta Ventura, 100, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in San Fernando, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by caregivers Hilario “Larry” Bumanglag and Violeta “Violy” Bumanglag. Visitation: 8:15 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 8:45 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Miyoko Watanabe

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Oct. 6, 2010
Miyoko “Clara” Watanabe, 88, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kihei, Maui. She is survived by daughters Suzanne T. Watanabe and Joyce M. Sakai. Private services.

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Dr. Joseph Mitsuo Yamamoto

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Oct. 28, 2010
Dr. Joseph Mitsuo Yamamoto, 90, of Honolulu, a dentist and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elly, sons Dr. Joseph and Paul, daughter Elaine Tsai, sister Beverly Tanimura, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Manoa Japanese Seventh Day Adventist Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

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