Archive for November 11th, 2010

Margaret Benavitz

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Nov. 5, 2010
Margaret “Margie” Benavitz, 66, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Jolynn Mehrtens and Melody Brown, brother Walter, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at the north end of Pokai Bay, Waianae. Loose flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Joan Eleanor Bennett

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Nov. 1, 2010
Joan Eleanor “Nonie” Bennett, 76, of Wahiawa, a retired state Department of Education and Brigham Young University teacher, died in Wahiawa. She was born in New York City. She is survived by sister Patricia Whitney and hanai sister Pualani Zeek. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wahiawa 3rd Ward, 44 Leilehua Road, Wahiawa.

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MARGARET KIMBALL VAN BROCKLIN

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MARGARET KIMBALL VAN BROCKLIN

October 28, 2010

Margaret Kimball Van Brocklin, 89, was born in Redlands, California. Following her graduate studies in social work, she pursued her vocation at the Richards Street YWCA in Honolulu. She was married to Vincent Van Brocklin in 1947 and dedicated the next sixty years to being a loving wife and mother, loyal friend and faithful peacemaker. She is survived by her sister, Barbara Hauser; children Bruce Van Brocklin, Gary and Marlene Van Brocklin, Valerie and David Chambliss and four grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at the Morgan Hill Presbyterian Church on her 90th birthday, December 21, 2010. Donations may be given to Hospice.

George P.F. Chee

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Oct. 15, 2010
George P.F. Chee, 74, of Hauula, a minister at Uhane Hemolele Piikea Ohana Family of the Living God Church, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Irene; sons Jorge and Sadrian; daughters Georene Primacio and Zena and Lejend Chee; sisters Hattie Pang, Hannah Portlock and Elizabeth Chee; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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MODESTA “MODING” RANCHE CORPUZ

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

MODESTA “MODING” RANCHE CORPUZ

Age 82, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away October 13, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born October 27, 1927 in Lubigan, Badoc Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Plaza Hotel. Member of Anak Ti Badoc iTi Hawaii.

She is survived by daughter, Nena C. (Rizalino) Cajimat; son, Rogelio R. (Lita) Corpuz of Kent, Washington State; brother, Ernesto (Crispina) Ranche; sister-in-law, Leonida Ranche; brother-in-law, Andres Cabreros of Philippines; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (November 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8;30 a.m. Monday (November 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Laura Ellen Marie Cummings

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Nov. 6, 2010
Laura Ellen Marie Cummings, 77, of Kahului, a retired Maui County Department of Taxation supervisor, died at home. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by husband Oliver H. Sr.; sons Oliver H. Jr., Keith K. and Cross H.; daughter Lynnette K. Souza; brother Benjamin Kaiuwailani Jr.; sister Lorna Akima; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Aloha attire.

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Julita Espiritu Francisco

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Nov. 4, 2010
Julita Espiritu Francisco, 76, of Lahaina, a retired Maui Eldorado housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son James; brothers Johnny and Roy Espiritu; sisters Fredesvinda Lazaro, Marina Melencion, Tita Aquino and Gilda Espiritu; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina. Mass: 7 p.m. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Priscilla Glander

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Nov. 7, 2010
Priscilla “Pebbles” Glander, 73, of Honolulu, a retired research biochemist and former research specialist at University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in Honolulu. She was born in New York City. She is survived by sons Chris and Clay Searl; daughter Betsy S. Crawford and four grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Outrigger Canoe Club. Canoe and paddle out for the scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. Lei welcome.

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Jose Y. Radona Jr.

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Oct. 7, 2010
Jose Y. “Joe Joe” Radona Jr., 46, of Ewa Beach, an employee at Walmart’s Keeaumoku warehouse, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Nathan, daughters Natalie and Natasha, parents Jose Y. Sr. and Agripina L., sister Penny Jo Silva, grandfather Rufo I. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Flowers welcome.

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Marion Frances Kahoopii

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Nov. 3, 2010
Marion Frances Kahoopii, 79, of Kaneohe died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ralph N. Sr., son Ralph N. Jr., daughters Linda N. and Gail H., five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lorraine Kaiulani Kapaku

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Nov. 6, 2010
Lorraine Kaiulani Kapaku, 83, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple Co. trimmer, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Richmond, Lambert, Llewellyn and Ron; daughters Mona Kapaku and Kaiulani-Puahala Hess; brothers Richmond and Kaipo Puahala; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Waiola Church, Lahaina. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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Joseph William Kana’iaupuni Nahonoapi’ilani Malina

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Oct. 16, 2010
Joseph William Kana’iaupuni Nahonoapi’ilani Malina, also known as “China,” “Sonny,” “Pops,” “Billie,” “Billy” and “Uncle Willie,” 75, of Wahiawa, owner of Uncle Willie’s Lock & Key Service and former a Foremost Dairies employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waikiki. He is survived by wife C. Momi; former wives Marlene S.M. Ho and Dolores Ashimine; stepfather Merrill “Pops” Grubb; stepmother Josie; sons William K.N., John Alfred K.N.S. and Joseph William “Babes” K.N. Malina Jr., and Tony Jose; daughters Ann K.N. Tucker, Willie Sue K.N. Kedro, Jane M.S. Malina, Mokihana Salazar, Katherine Gatrost and Tiare Sua; brothers Bernard “Podgee” Malina, Derrick Grubb, Patrick Yuen and William K. Malina Jr.; sisters Leatrice Lum, Bessie Chong, Darlene Tamanaha and Denise ; 21 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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MITSUYO MATSUSHIMA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

MITSUYO MATSUSHIMA

Age 92, of Colorado Springs, CO, formerly of Nanakuli, passed away October 25, 2010 in Penrose- St. Francis Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Born March 21, 1918 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by sons, Lawrence Y. (Stephany) Matsushima, Alvin S. Matsushima, Harry H. Matsushima; daughters, Evelyn (Raymond) Fujiwara of Las V egas, NV, Sandra (Kenneth) Saiki of Colorado Springs, CO; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Yutaka Wakatake of Japan; sister, Chiyoko Hirano of Japan; nieces and nephew.

Private Services were held.

Mary Sadako Morikawa

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Nov. 1, 2010
Mary Sadako Morikawa, 90, of Honolulu, an Internal Revenue Service auditor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Denver. She is survived by sister Eva Nakamura. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No monetary offerings.

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ESTRELIO “ELIONG” PABLO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

ESTRELIO “ELIONG” PABLO

Age 78, of Waipahu, HI, passed away November 1, 2010 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born December 5, 1931 in Ewa, Waipahu, New Camp.

He is survived by sons, Mark (Debbie) Pablo, Darren (Monique) Kim of VA, Dustin Kim of Hilo; daughters, Arlene Kim, Kristie (Walter) Keckhut of AZ, Angela Mayo, Rebecca Mayo, Samantha Pablo, Danielle Pablo, Tasha Pablo, Tristen Pablo, Mitchellyn Pablo, Chyna Pablo; sisters, Plesista (Benjamin) Primacio, Josephine (James) Aspacio, Rose (Norman) Glisch; brother, Frederico (Betty) Mariano; 21 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (November 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (November 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Laverne Lehua Quintal

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Oct. 3, 2010
Laverne Lehua Quintal, 57, of Waipahu, a cashier and customer service manager at Walmart in Kunia, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Boyd I.; sons Peter, Chad and Donovan Whitney; daughters Alexandra, Kanoi and Kristy Ann Whitney; brothers William R. II, Alexander and Edward Mitchell, and Sunday Valoroso; sisters Shirley Manaku, Marie Balai, Trini Nelson, Aldrina Pua and Roxanne Mitchell; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Julian P. Ruidas

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Nov. 7, 2010
Julian P. Ruidas, 94, of Lanai, a retiree of Dole Pineapple Plantation on Lanai, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Benita R.; sons Bill, Ralph and Stanley; daughters Bobbie Mizuno and Judy Shiroma; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church, Lanai City. Scattering of ashes to follow at Manele Bay. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Eric H. Shimamoto

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Nov. 4, 2010
Eric H. Shimamoto, 65, of Pearl City, a retired Kamehameha Schools teacher, died in Pearl City. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Jo-Ann; sons Donny, David and Cayce; father Richard H.; and brothers Mike, Steve and Mark. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Waipahu United Church of Christ. Services: 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers; lei welcome.

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Anapogi Tauanuu Tevaga

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Nov. 7, 2010
Anapogi Tauanuu Tevaga, 76, of Laie died in Honolulu. He was born in Apia, Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Lasela; sons Allen, Anapogi “Jr.,” Benson and Tamaoaiga; daughter Tua; four brothers; 11 sisters; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 9th Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Genevieve Freitas Trout

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Oct. 22, 2010
Genevieve Freitas Trout, 92, of Honolulu, a Pacific Development Co. corporate officer and Pacific Construction employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Newman Center at University of Hawaii.

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Mieko Une

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Nov. 7, 2010
Mieko Une, 97, of Ninole, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Ninole. She is survived by sons Satoru, Mitsuo, Reginald and Lawrence; daughter Leatrice Uchida; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary chapel, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Wilfrid Mung Wong

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Oct. 16, 2010
Wilfrid Mung Wong, 96, of Kaneohe, a retired State Hospital cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by a niece and numerous grandnieces and grandnephews. Private services.

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Helen Yaeno Yoshida

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Aug. 5, 2010
Helen Yaeno Yoshida, 93, of Washington Township, Ohio, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Flamingo Restaurant waitress, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Harold A. and Roy I. Katsuren, stepson Charles, sister Nancy S. Ichikawa, five grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Tillie Kong Young

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Oct. 21, 2010
Tillie Kong Young, 84, of Aiea died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Gary and Earl Kong, and Bennett Young; daughter Karen Nakahashi; sisters Margaret Hooke and Shirley Lau; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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