Archive for November 25th, 2010

Placida Flores Areola

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Nov. 11, 2010
Placida Flores “Idang” Areola, 82, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ayaoan Luna La Union, Philippines. She is survived by son Jose; daughters Nena Cadiente, Nida Viernes and Virgie Tablit; brother Pepito Flores; sister Rosa Bautista; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Kathryn Savage Cameron

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Nov. 21, 2010
Kathryn Savage “Kae” Cameron, 93, of Paia, Maui, died at home. She was born in Paia Hospital. She is survived by son Don, daughter Wendy, sister Marian Merrill and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Steven E. Compehos

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Sept. 14, 2010
Steven E. Compehos, 56, of San Francisco, a computer clerk, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Miguela Cha; brothers Pedro E., Lawrence, Gabriel, Anthony and Theodore; and sister Victoria Navaja. Services pending.

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CLARICE ROBINSON COX

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CLARICE ROBINSON COX

96, author and educator, died on November 13, 2010 in Williamsburg, Virginia. She was born in Helena, Montana on May 11, 1914, to William Mont Robinson and Adelia Geier Robinson. She graduated from John Marshall High School in Richmond, Virginia, returning to Montana to work at Herrmann & Co. and attend Intermountain Union College, graduating in 1935, the year the earthquakes leveled the buildings. She worked briefly in Cleveland, Ohio. She taught two years at Lavina, Montana before marrying Gene H. Cox on June 11, 1938. They first lived near the Lolo Ranger Station before moving to Superior where he was employed in the U.S. Forest Service. Married woman were not allowed to teach at this time so she continued writing having been published briefly in high school, college and while in Lavina.

The couple moved to Hawaii in 1955 with sons William Edward and James Lawrence and daughter Willa Margaret. The family lived from1957 to 1961 in Klamath Falls, Oregon where Gene was employed by the Soil Conservation Service; and Clarice was Assistant Base Educator for the 408th Fighter Group, USAF 1960-61 helping establish the Education Program.

After returning to Hawaii in 1961, Clarice Cox was appointed writer-demonstrator of the Maui Project for the National Institute of Mental Health and the State of Hawaii. Later a move to Honolulu resulted in her working for the English Department, University of Hawaii, Honolulu Community College 1967-1979 and receiving a Masters degree in Educational Communications. At HCC, she developed the first college level police report writing course. Four years and four hundred police later she wrote Criminal Justice: Improving Police Writing, 1977-1987. A revision of this text as Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals came out in 1992 with a second edition in 1998 with the collaboration of Honolulu Police Department Major Jerrold G. Brown. In 1995, Instant Teaching Skills was published. She also continued with short articles, having sold over 400 both personal and professional, as well as a few short stories and poems.

Memberships and honors include the 1997 lifetime Achievement Award from the Police Writers Club, federal and state civil service ratings, and memberships in the American Association of University Professors, Academy of Criminal Justice Educators, and Hawaii Criminal Justice Education Association. She was listed in Outstanding Educators of America, 1973, and Who’s Who of America Woman, 1977-78, World Who’s Who of Woman in Education, 1978, and Who’s Who in the West, 1998-99.

She is survived by her son William E. Cox of Oceanside, California; her daughter Willa M. Cox of Astoria, New York; and grandson Colin M. Cox and great-grandson Ethan J. Cox of Sand Point, Idaho.

A memorial service was held on November 18, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Williamsburg Landing’s Woodhaven Skilled Nursing Activities Room.
Memorial contributions may be made to any Hospice organization.
Bucktrout of Williamsburg is in charge of the arrangements.

Mimi Dang

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Nov. 21, 2010
Mimi Dang, 57, of Honolulu, a Sacred Hearts Academy teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ashton, Md. She is survived by husband Vinh; daughter Miranda; parents John and Martha Ligon; brothers John K. and Peter G. Ligon; sisters Corrine Nockett, Julia Ligon and Faye Caswell. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Friends Meeting House, 2426 Oahu Ave., Honolulu. Aloha attire.

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Margaret Espaniola

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Nov. 22, 2010
Margaret Espaniola, 76, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George Sr.; sons George Jr. and Dave; daughters Louise Ferguson, Georgieana Pascua and Julie Collins; brothers William, Richard, Edwin, Gabriel and Lawrence Hawelu; sisters Mary Rose, Martha and Caroline Hawelu, Susanna Houston, Arabetha Abadilla, Beatrice McKay, and Nora Jones; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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PATRICIA GASMEN

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PATRICIA GASMEN
May 20, 1943-Nov. 12, 2010

Pat is survived by daughter Jaynine (Jeff) Mertens; son James (Sandy) Gasmen; grand daughters Anuhea Mertens, Chynna Mertens, Jenay (Eric) Roberts and Jalyssa Gasmen; grand sons Justin Gasmen and Kimo Gasmen; and great grand son Cyrus Williamson;
sisters Julie (Dale) Donohue, Joan Cadiente and Annaliza Cadiente; brothers Mike (Charlene) Cadiente; Dwight (Eunhee) Cadiente; Stan (Donna) Cadiente, Douglas Cadiente, and Randy (Corinne) Cadiente.

Services will be held Sat., Nov. 27 at the home of J.J. and Jeff Mertens, 41-518 Kumuhau St. (Waimanalo). Viewing 8:30 a.m. Reading (Tanya Cadiente), Rosary (Annaliza Cadiente), and Eulogy (Andrea Cadiente) at 9:30 a.m. Lunch 11:00 a.m. For more information, call 286-5178.

Patricia Gasmen

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Nov. 12, 2010
Patricia Gasmen, 67, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Jaynine (Jeff) Mertens; son James (Sandy); sisters Julie (Dale) Donohue and Joan and Annaliza Cadiente; brothers Mike (Charlene), Dwight (Eunhee), Stan (Donna), Douglas and Randy (Corinne) Cadiente; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the home of J.J. and Jeff Mertens, 41-518 Kumuhau St., Waimanalo. Services: 9:30 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. For more information, call 286-5178.

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Sarah Sherrick Gronna

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Nov. 12, 2010
Sarah Sherrick Gronna, 54, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education test development section educator, died. She was born in Pasadena, Calif. She is survived by husband Richard D., daughters Judith S. and Jessica M., parents Dr. Robert M. Failing and Letty Lauffer, brother Robert Failing and sisters Lee Scheuermann and Margaret Esposito. Services: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Clement’s Episcopal Church. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center (for pancreatic cancer research), DUMC, Box 3828, Durham, NC 27710. Casual attire.

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GARY H. IKEDA

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Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

GARY H. IKEDA

Age 59, of Kaneohe, HI, passed away November 7, 2010 in Honolulu, HI. Born January 31, 1951 in Honolulu, HI. He was the District Superintendent Road Division with City and County Of Honolulu Department of Facility Maintenance Koolaupoko Corp. yard.

He is survived by wife, Donna; son, Shane; daughters, Kristie Haili & Krystal Ikeda; brothers, Kenneth, Alan & Irwin; sisters, Susan, Gwen, Carolyn, Faith & Eleanor; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.

Visitation: 9:00 – 10:30a.m., Tues. (11/30/2010) at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 10:30a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Gary H. Ikeda

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Nov. 7, 2010
Gary H. Ikeda, 59, of Kaneohe, a city Facility Maintenance Department Road Division district superintendent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna; son Shane; daughters Kristie Haili and Krystal Ikeda; brothers Kenneth, Alan and Irwin; sisters Susan, Gwen, Carolyn, Faith and Eleanor; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frank Ryder IV

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Nov. 18, 2010
Frank “Iokewe” Ryder IV, 28, of Kahaluu, a Kuleana Gardens landscaper, will be remembered in services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. He died in Kahaluu. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by father Frank “Kawehi” III, mother Luana Kaaihue, daughter Krisha-Keala, brothers Kaili’ula’ula Lau and Kama’iwa Kaaihue, sister Selena Makalapua-Ryder, grandparents Frank “Puanani” Jr. and Miriam, and hanai father David V. Kaaihue. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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William Thomas Balding Jr.

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Nov. 23, 2010
William Thomas Balding Jr., 77, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons William T. IV and Clark, daughter Julie, brother Peter and six grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Robert G. Kanemura

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Nov. 19, 2010
Robert G. Kanemura, 72, of Honolulu, a retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen; daughters Tracey Angeles, Lisa Kuwabara and Laura Ezaki; brother Jack; sisters Gloria “Manu” Bentley, Greta “Pua” Van Dorpe and Shirley “Namakahulali” Recca; and six grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church, 1117 Koko Head Ave., Honolulu. Casual attire.

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Genoveva Reyes Mapili Macadaeg

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Nov. 8, 2010
Genoveva Reyes Mapili “Eva” Macadaeg, 60, of Ewa Beach died in the Philippines. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Loreto B. Sr.; sons Rommell M. and Loreto M. Jr.; daughters Felomina M. Dinong, Russell M. Avalos, Deseria M. Jaralba, Maria Adela M. Guieb and Maria Elena M. Hidalgo; father Segundo Mapili Sr.; brothers Roger Mapili and Segundo Mapili Jr.; sisters Imelda Campos, Editha Yeban and Corazon Flores; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Neal Hichiro Matsumoto

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NEAL HICHIRO MATSUMOTO

Neal Hichiro Matsumoto, 92, of Honolulu, a planner/estimator for the Navy’s Public Works Commission, died November 20, 2010 at Straub Hospital. He was a World War II veteran of the 442 RCT/232nd Engineers Company. He was born in Honolulu, HI and is survived by wife Janet, son Dr. Keith Matsumoto (Eileen), daughter Colleen Knighton (Ron), & grand-daughters Lara & Dale Matsumoto.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 27, 2010 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Visitation: 1:00 PM, services: 2:00 PM. Casual attire, no flowers. Private inurnment to be held at a later date.

Alandel M. Samaniego

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Nov. 13, 2010
Alandel “Edgar” “Al” M. Samaniego, 62, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Bulacan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Amelita; daughter Deserae; brothers Jose “Baby,” Noli “Diko,” Cefirino “Sanko,” Victorino “Vic,” Quirino “Jake” and Rogelio “Boy;” and sisters Josephina “Ninay” Magayanes, Elsa “Ditchie” Yason and Teresita “Tessie” Villaluna. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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DANIEL MENDOZA ACUNA SR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

DANIEL MENDOZA ACUNA SR.

Age 79, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away November 3, 2010 in Waipahu. Born December 19, 1930 in Philippines.

He is survived by wife, Severa C. Acuna; sons, Eduardo (Maria) Acuna, Ramel (Asuncion) Acuna, Reynaldo Acuna, George Acuna; daughter, Evelyn (Henry) Cabigas; 17 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; step-son, Bernabe De Leon; step-daughters, Valen De
Leon, Jonalyn De Leon, Mary Grace De Leon; 4 step-children of Philippines.

Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Sunday (November 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (November 29) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Rosa Amansec Sumibcay

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Nov. 18, 2010
Rosa Amansec Sumibcay, 81, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Teodoro Jr., Manuel, Remigio, Ramon and Joseph; daughters Benedicta Cabradilla, Silveria Salazar, Gloria and Carmen Sumibcay, and Bernadette Regala; brothers Domingo Amansec and Wilfredo Felipe; sister Severina Angoluan; 22 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Kalihi. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Thomas Masatsugu Tamashiro

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Nov. 14, 2010
Thomas Masatsugu Tamashiro, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired machinist, died in Kailua. He was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Graylyn and Dale; daughter Lynne Nakamura; sisters Matsue Uehara, Mitsue Regan and Kinuye Lawton; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dolores Wernes

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Nov. 9, 2010
Dolores “Dee” Wernes, 80, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Tulare, Calif. She is survived by daughter Pamela Pennington, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services pending.

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Michael Patrick Wilson

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Nov. 20, 2010
Michael Patrick “Mike” Wilson, 44, of Lihue, a painter, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Denver. He is survived by wife Marian S.; son Mikey; daughter Jessica Estes; father Gary; brother Gary; sisters Jacquelyn Burfiend, Maureen Kahoopii, Linda Naniseni, Patricia M. Monroy and Jennifer Illingsworth; caregiver Helen Obrero; and two grandchildren. Services held. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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