Archive for November 24th, 2010

Geminiana Campania Acruz

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

GEMINIANA CAMPANIA ACRUZ

Age 61 of Honolulu, HI passed away November 20, 2010 in Honolulu, HI. Born August 20, 1949 in Carcar, Cebu, Philippines.

She is survived by her husband, Tito R. Acruz Jr.; sons, Tito C. (Christy Leah) Acruz Jr., Johnny C. Acruz; daughter, Rowena C. Acruz; brothers, Mario (Conchita) Campania, Dionisio (Lourdes) Campania, Sabiniano (Bibina) Campania, Eduardo Campania; sisters, Rita Campania, Lilia (Seclo) Trapila; 2 grandchildren.

Visitation 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Friday (Nov. 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program: 10:30 a.m.; Prayer Service: 11:15 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire, flowers welcome.

Geminiana Campania Acruz

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Nov. 20, 2010
Geminiana Campania Acruz, 61, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Carcar, Cebu, Philippines. She is survived by husband Tito R. Jr.; sons Tito C. Jr. and Johnny C.; daughter Rowena C.; brothers Mario, Dionisio, Sabiniano and Eduardo Campania; sisters Rita Campania and Lilia Trapila; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 10:30 a.m. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edison Balon Agustin

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Nov. 3, 2010
Edison Balon Agustin, 53, of Ewa, a Hawaii National Landscape landscaper, died in Ewa. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Elsa; sons Ellison and Glenn A.; daughter Edelyn L.; mother Ignacia; brothers Mardito, Efenio, Nelson and Robert; and sister Manita A. Agmata. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 4 at Valley of the Temples. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m.

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Carolee Misue Aoki

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Nov. 16, 2010
Carolee Misue Aoki, 71, of Honolulu, a retired attorney at the state Office of the Attorney General, died in Japan. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Todd T. and Craig F., and sister Maureen S. Tanaka. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Holy Nativity Church, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

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PLACIDA “IDANG” FLORES AREOLA

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

PLACIDA “IDANG” FLORES AREOLA

Age 82, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away November 11, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born April 4, 1928 in Ayaoan Luna La Union, Philippines.

She is survived by son, Jose (Maria Fe) Areola; daughters, Nena (Mike) Cadiente, Nida (Amie) Viernes, Virgie (Moses) Tablit; brother, Pepito (Glory) Flores of Philippines; sister, Rosa Bautista of
Philippines; 11 grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (November 28) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Monday (November 29) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Sara Louise Barrett-Lewis

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Nov. 15, 2010
Sara Louise Barrett-Lewis, also known as Aka Sirakami Om Anandi, 68, of Fern Forest, Hawaii, a dog breeder and founder of SivaYoga. com and Thirumoolar’s Siva Yoga, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pueblo, Colo. She is survived by husband Roger Simons, daughter Laura Bruland and a grandchild. Private services.

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Harlan G. Brannan

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Nov. 17, 2010
Harlan G. Brannan, 81, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a farmer and Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Washington. He is survived by wife Geneva; sons Robert, Scott and Randall; daughters Jo Ann Olson and Carroll Brannan; brother Eugene; sister Dorothy Harris; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Piilani Mehau-Ogawa Bray

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Nov. 12, 2010
Piilani Mehau-Ogawa Bray, 78, of Waipahu, a retired chef, died in Waipahu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Clement Jr.; daughters Ernestine Bray-Stoner and Christine Bray-Llewellyn; hanai daughter Tiare Tavui; brother Larry E. Mehau; sisters H. Momi Ibanez, D. Maile Ogawa and Beverly Kamuhai; hanai sister Lilieni P. Tavu’i-Sa’o; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

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Lyndell Jean Copeland

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Nov. 13, 2010
Lyndell Jean Copeland, 84, of Kaaawa died. She was born in Riverside, Calif. She is survived by son Steve, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Nicki Lueen Dougherty Creekmore

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Nov. 20, 2010
Nicki Lueen Dougherty Creekmore, 58, of Makawao, Maui, a Phillip Mason Cosmetology hairstylist, died at home. She was born in Salt Lake City. She is survived by sons Damion Emeson, Aarin Anderson and Richard Creekmore; daughter Clancy; mother Beverly C. Dougherty; brothers Rodger and Bert Dougherty; sisters Kit and Marsha Dougherty; and six grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

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Daniel S. Cavaco “Uncle Don”

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DANIEL S. CAVACO “Uncle Don”

Born December 24, 1913, Honolulu,
Hawai`i, passed away November 7,
2010. A graduate of Saint Louis School, a retiree of the Hawaiian Electric Company, and a resident of Kailua for almost 60 years. Uncle Don is survived by brothers and sisters in law Paul and Pat Phillips, Woodie and Bev Phillips, nieces, nephews, and Tutu Kaili.

A kind and gentle man, loved and admired by everyone who knew him.

Graveside Services on Monday, November 29, 2010, 10 a.m., Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kane`ohe.

Katherine C. Evans

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Nov. 17, 2010
Katherine C. Evans, 62, of Honolulu, a labor and delivery nurse at the Queen’s Medical Center, died at home. She was born in Salt Lake City. She is survived by husband Warren D.; sons Scott, Peter, Jeffrey, Daniel, Gregory and Brett; daughter Kari Watts; brother Daniel Cowan; sisters Jane Curtis and Barbara Wood; and 19 grandchildren. Services held.

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Francis Edward Fletcher

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Nov. 17, 2010
Francis Edward Fletcher, 46, of Honolulu, a professional basketball player in Europe and Australia, and Hawaii Pacific University basketball coach, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chandler, Ariz. He is survived by wife Suzanne; father Kenneth M.; mother Mary E.; brothers Ken, William and Damon; and sister Marybeth. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Maryknoll School’s Clarence T.C. Ching Gymnasium, 1526 Alexander St. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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Gladys K.Y. Honan

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Nov. 15, 2010
Gladys K.Y. Honan, 85, of Reno, Nev., a Ming’s Jewelry retiree, died in Reno. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son JR, brother Frederick Leong, sister Katherine Leong and two grandchildren. Private services in Reno. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date at Kuliouou Beach Park.

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Sandra N.L. Ing

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Nov. 2, 2010
Sandra N.L. Ing, 68, of Honolulu, an educator and real estate manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert T. Matsuo, stepson Patrick Matsuo, parents Stanley and Agnes, and brothers Fred and Wendell. Private services and scattering of ashes. No monetary offerings.

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Ayako Masuda Ito

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Nov. 1, 2010
Ayako Masuda Ito, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Glenn, Leonard and Melvin; daughter Esther; and brother Keiso Masuda. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Raymond Masao Kaneshiro

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Nov. 11, 2010
Raymond Masao Kaneshiro, 81, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Flora, son Lance, daughter Raenette Tanouye, brother Harold S. and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Masayoshi “Masa” Kaya

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MASAYOSHI “MASA” KAYA

84, of Honolulu, died November 13, 2010 at the Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Spreckelsville, Maui and was a retired golf pro and a member of the Hawaii Golf Hall of Fame.

He is survived by wife, Mollie; sons, Michael (Kathleen), Adrian (Betty) and Wayne Kaya; daughters, Janyce (Lance) Higa, Daralynne Kaya-Lau; brother, Patrick (Patsy) Kaya; sisters, Sally Inouye and Jane (Obon) Kurisu; 9 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild.

Visitation 11 a.m. Sunday, November 28, 2010 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, with Celebration of Life at 12 p.m. Casual attire.

Inurnment 9:30 a.m. Monday, November 29, 2010 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Buddy Alohikea Keliiholokai

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Nov. 11, 2010
Buddy Alohikea “Frank” Keliiholokai, 70, of Waianae, a Polynesian Adventure Tours former tour bus driver, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y. He is survived by wife Maxine; sons Francis and Denver Keliiholokai, and Troy, Cedric, Antone and Reginald Cabral; and daughters Besilluan Waa, Gladys Ernestburg, Lisa Mays-Cargo, Roxanne Cabral, Candace “Candy” Morrow and Jurnee-Bree Kim. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Gail Masayo Lau

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Nov. 12, 2010
Gail Masayo Lau, 62, of Honolulu, a retired Solomon Elementary School teacher, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Johnson “John,” brother Dexter T. Akamine and sister Janis Melton. Private services.

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John Patrick Maloney

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Nov. 10, 2010
John Patrick Maloney, 57, of Kihei, Maui, a Pacific Rim Land Inc. development manager and former Warren S. Unemori Engineering Inc. project manager, died. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by wife Kathryn; mother Martha; brothers Tim, Tom and Michael; and sisters Jeannie Mueller and Susan Kugel. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes to follow at Keawakapu Beach, Mana Kai side. Flower petals welcome for celebration of life. Additional services to be held in Stoughton, Wis. Donations suggested to Maui YMCA, a food bank or other charity.

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Tokuko Michimoto

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Nov. 17, 2010
Tokuko Michimoto, 84, of Napili, Maui, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Glenn and Walter, daughter Audrey Seki, sister Yuki Porter and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Toni Minichello

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Nov. 19, 2010
Toni Minichello, 52, of Kihei, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Miami. She is survived by caregivers Terri Burton and Gerald and Rachel Stringer. Private services.

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Yoshito Oshita

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Nov. 9, 2010
Yoshito Oshita, 92, of Honolulu, a retired contractor, died. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by son Horace, daughters Sally Minami and Norma Young, brother Tomoji and sister Hisako Fujimoto. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Alandel “Edgar” “Al” M. Samaniego

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

ALANDEL “EDGAR” “AL” M. SAMANIEGO

Age 62 of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away November 13, 2010 in Aiea. He was born June 2, 1948 in Bulacan, Philippines.

He is survived by his wife, wife, Amelita Samaniego; daughter, Deserae Samaniego; brothers, Jose “Baby” Samaniego, Noli “Diko” Samaniego, Cefirino “Sanko” Samaniego, Victorino “Vic” Samaniego, Quirino “Jake” Samaniego, Rogelio “Boy” Samaniego; sisters, Josephina “Ninay” Magayanes, Elsa “Ditche” Yason, Teresita “Tessie” Villaluna; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday (Novemer 28) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (November 29) at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church (99-312 Moanalua Rd., Aiea); Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Rosa Amansec Sumibcay

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

ROSA AMANSEC SUMIBCAY

Age 81 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away November 18, 2010 in Honolulu. She was born August 30, 1929 in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. An active member of various religious organizations at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi and 2007 Nominee for “Parent of the Year” by the Philippine Cultural Foundation of Hawaii, Inc.

She is survived by her sons, Teodoro (Ledi) Sumibcay, Jr., Manuel (Delia) Sumibcay, Remigio (Emma) Sumibcay, Ramon (Tessie) Sumibcay, Joseph (Rouella) Sumibcay; daughters, Benedicta (Abraham) Cabradilla, Silveria Salazar of Philippines, Gloria Sumibcay, Carmen Sumibcay, Bernadette Regala; brothers, Domingo Amansec of Philippines, Wilfredo Felipe; sister, Severina Angoluan of Philippines; 22 grand-children; 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (November 26) at St. Anthony Catholic Church (640 Puuhale Rd., Kalihi); Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (November 27) at St. Anthony Catholic Church; Mass 10:00 a.m.; Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Edith Michiko Tokuda

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Nov. 8, 2010
Edith Michiko Tokuda, 92, of Aiea, a retired Outrigger Reef Hotel housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Ronald S., Earl M. and Lloyd H.; daughters Carol Ann K. Okada and Donna M. Tokuda; brother Toshio Isagawa; sisters Sadako Fujioka, Yuriko Honma and Nobuko and Reiko Isagawa; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Martin Anthony Tomasaitis

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Nov. 13, 2010
Martin Anthony Tomasaitis, 51, of Kaneohe, a telecommunications sales employee, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Jill “Anela” Andrade; sons Conrad, Robert, Jackson and Ka’aukai; daughter Laila; mother Patricia Mckeown; brothers Mark, Matthew and Miles; and sisters Michelle Haw and Maribeth Barnauskas. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Kailua Beach Park, near Lanikai boat ramp. Updated service information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Alice Ho Wong

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Oct. 20, 2010
Alice Ho Wong, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by son Brad Y.H., daughter Tammy C.H. Kurashige, brother Moses K.K. Ho, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:45 a.m. Graveside services: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Dorothy Kam Hoong Wun

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Nov. 11, 2010
Dorothy Kam Hoong Wun, 90, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sandra Hong, Kathleen Miyashiro, Karen Wun and Aileen Salvador; brother Lawrence Tom; sisters Betty Hu and Amy Ching; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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