Archive for November 28th, 2010

Manuel Borge

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Nov. 18, 2010
Manuel Borge, also known as “Irish” and “Pops,” 86, of Wahiawa, a retiree of the Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center and Schofield Barracks Bowling Alley, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Kalaupapa, Molokai. He is survived by wife Jessie C.; sons Curtis, Charles, Mark and Manuel Jr.; daughters Yvonne Roberts, Diane Harrington and Sandra and Tisha Borge; stepdaughter Pamela Carter; hanai daughter Jackie Torres; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Patrick Kaniela Bowles

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Nov. 17, 2010
Patrick Kaniela Bowles, 26, of Waimea, Hawaii, a water operator at Cal Water of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Mikilani Van Osdol, father Daniel, mother Mary Hassett, sister Sienna and grandparents Steve and Helen. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Kahua Ranch on Kohala Mountain Road. Light lunch to follow. Casual attire.

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ANTHONY “TONY” G. DI BROGROZCIO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

ANTHONY “TONY” G. DI BROGROZCIO

Age 86, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away October 27, 2010 in Pearl City. Born February 14, 1924 in Malden, MA. Tony retired as a diver from the U.S. Navy. He formerly worked at the Hilton Hawaiian Village; and was a longtime volunteer at the Honolulu Police Department District 3 – Pearl City.

He is survived by son, Anthony (Daphne) Dibuongrazio of Italy; daughters, Peggy Robideau, Jane (Gary) Au, Joannie (Earl) Kono of OR; brother, George (Eleanor) Di Brogrozcio of CA; 7 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.
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Visitation 10:00 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Celebration of Life 11:00 a.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

Ira C. Byrd

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Nov. 16, 2010
Ira C. Byrd, 84, of Kapolei, a retired heavy duty mechanic at Barbers Point and an Army veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Dolores; sons Ira C. Jr., Anthony and Rick; daughters Catheleen Carne and Charlene Dela Cruz; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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WILLIAM “BILL” DALY

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Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, LLC

WILLIAM “BILL” DALY

75, of Hawaii Kai, passed away peacefully on November 11, 2010 at the family home. He was born on September 14, 1935 in Kansas City, Missouri. Bill was the founder and CEO of Voter Contact Services.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Betty Daly, daughters Martha (Jeffrey) Levine, Sara Daly and Malia (Jay) Kahale, grandchildren Tigan and Perin Levine, Alyssa and Nicole Kahale, and hanai grandson, Michael Martinez.

A Celebration of his Life will be held at Sandy Beach, Thursday, December 2, 2010. Visitation will be at 3:30 pm with the services starting at 4:00 pm.

No flowers. Donations can be made to our dear friend Judge Karen Radius’s Girls Court. Checks can be made out to “Friends of Family Specialty Courts” designated to Girls Court. Mail to: Girls Court, Attention: Adrianne Abe, 777 Punchbowl St. Second Floor, Honolulu, HI, 96813.

Victorio A. Duldulao

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Nov. 13, 2010
Victorio A. “Toring” Duldulao, 74, of Pearl City, a Pacific Club maintenance employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora; sons Noel and Eddie; daughters Marisa Galacgac and Leovi Libed; brother Reynaldo; sisters Remedios Caluya, Norma Macalma and Renita Vargas; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Perfecto M. Encarnacion

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Nov. 14, 2010
Perfecto M. “Pitong” Encarnacion, 96, of Lahaina, a Pioneer Mill Co. field irrigator, died at home. He was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Visitacion; sons Jose, Ernest, Herman and Roger; daughters Helene and Rena; sisters Trinidad Agdeppa and Maria P. Paguirigan; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great- great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina. Mass: 7 p.m. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation.

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ERNESTO “ERNISNG” CABO GASMEN

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

ERNESTO “ERNING” CABO GASMEN

Age 69, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away November 9, 2010 in Aiea. Born September 18, 1941 at Sulvec Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A retired maintenance worker from the Kulana Villages in Ewa Beach.

He is survived by daughter, Erna Deanna Florendo Gasmen; son, Patric Jason “PJ” Gasmen; sister, Saturnina “Turning/Nina” Gasmen Calbaro; brother, Guarino (Remedios) Cabo Gasmen of Philippines; ex-wife, Gloria Florendo; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (December 1) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Thursday (December 2) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Kiyoko Ishii

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Oct. 21, 2010
Kiyoko Ishii, 101, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Shirley Joto and Susan K. Miyashiro, sister Sueko Fujiwara, 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Evangeline Melendez Johnson

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Nov. 10, 2010
Evangeline Melendez “Eva” Johnson, 84, of Waipahu, a retired Honolulu Police Department senior fingerprint classifier, died in Kaneohe. She was born in San Fernando, Panpangopi, Philippines. She is survived by husband Gary, sons Michael Racelo and Vince Vachon, daughters Katherine Coffman and Linda Short, brothers Benigno and Eulogio Melendez, sister Andrea Ramos, seven grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday 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.

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Lloyd Martin Sevits Jr.

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Nov. 11, 2010
Lloyd Martin Sevits Jr., 83, of Honolulu, a Navy retiree, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Lorain, Ohio. He is survived by wife Ichiko and brother Dick. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frank Kiyoshi Kajiwara

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Nov. 8, 2010
Frank Kiyoshi Kajiwara, 82, of Honolulu, a retired dentist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara, sons David and Paul, brothers Jonathan and Timothy, sisters Margaret Jodoi and Hannah Osaki, and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Kailua United Methodist Church, 1110 Kailua Road. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Constance Mason Lane

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Nov. 22, 2010
Constance Mason Lane, 95, of Laconia, N.H., died in Ledgeview at the Taylor Community in Laconia. She was born in Melrose, Mass. She is survived by sons Stephen W. and Harold Edwin “Hank” Jr., daughter Nancy L. Piper, sister Ruth B. Leach, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services to be held in the spring. Donations suggested to the Harold E. Lane Memorial Scholarship Fund, S.H.A. Boston University, 599 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215. For more information, visit www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

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Magdalena Mata Marcos

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Nov. 20, 2010
Magdalena Mata Marcos, 82, of Ewa Beach, a retired registered nurse for various care homes, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Timothy, Daniel, Jimmie and Fred Paulino; daughters Franny Thompson, Gloria Yee and Theresa Mullineaux; brothers Benjamin Mata and Joey Paulino; sisters Sue Mayonado and Geri Paulino; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Winona Maile Marumoto

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Nov. 16, 2010
Winona Maile Marumoto, 79, of Kailua, owner of Coconut Grove Taxi, a former Pohai Nani nurse’s aide and former Hawaiian Foods Unlimited employee, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Donald, Fred “Snooky,” Nelson “Shigeo,” Alan “Kimbo” and Brian; daughter Rachelle; brothers Albert “Butchie” Kalakau, Frank Kaleimamahu III and Wendell Kaleimamahu; sisters Naomi Frank, Leona Jan and Evangeline Goldschmitz; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Gathering: 9 a.m. Thursday at Kailua Beach Park Pavilion. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual or beach attire. No flowers.

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Seiichi Muronaga

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Nov. 6, 2010
Seiichi Muronaga, 91, of Honolulu, a retired baker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by sons Melvin, Henry and Howard; daughter Karen Wataru; and sister Tamae Fujitani. Private services.

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Dorothy Ryuko Nagata

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Nov. 20, 2010
Dorothy Ryuko Nagata, 82, of Honolulu died. She was born in Naha, Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by husband Susumu, sons Paul and Ralph, daughter Susan, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Yoshiyuki Nagata

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Nov. 11, 2010
Richard Yoshiyuki Nagata, 74, of Mililani died in Mililani. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sisters Leatrice T. Chun and Rachel Koga. Private services.

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Yoshie Nakano

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Oct. 30, 2010
Yoshie Nakano, 87, of Honolulu, formerly of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired manager at the former KTA Snack Rack, died in St. Francis Hospice, Honolulu. She was born in Pepeekeo. She is survived by sons Raymond and Clayton; daughters Leatrice Sullivan, Joyce Kawamura and Sandra Nakano; brother Clifford Nakatani; sister Fujie Matsunaka; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, 25 Puiwa Road, Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Paulo Balala Obania

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Oct. 29, 2010
Paulo Balala Obania, 99, of Kapolei died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Balaoan, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Andrea, sons Jesse and Jefferson, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Kermit Kahokuloa Opiopio

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Nov. 20, 2010
Kermit Kahokuloa Opiopio, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 99 electrician and an Air Force veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hanalei, Kauai. He is survived by son Jerry; daughters Wendy Letoto, Jan Vicky Craddolph and Liane Opiopio; brother Gregory; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Mary Y. Oyama

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Nov. 12, 2010
Mary Y. Oyama, 78, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tatsuyoshi; daughters Carol Y. Oyama, April O. Pabila and Amy K. Nash; brothers Richard and Kenneth Moromisato; sister Betty S. Jyo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: noon. Private inurnment.

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Henrietta Haleaka Ah Quin

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Nov. 22, 2010
Henrietta Haleaka Ah Quin, 82, of Orem, Utah, a retired waitress, died in Orem. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Clayton Sr. and Eliott; daughters Almira “Mapuana” Ah You, Eleann Martin and Trisity Rasmussen; brothers Anthony Bee and Chester Adolfo; sisters Momi Kahawaiola’a and Esther Nakoa; 18 grandchildren; and 55 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at the park cemetery.

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Lily Eiko Ruhland

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Nov. 23, 2010
Lily Eiko Ruhland, also known as Lily Tobita, 70, of Wailuku, a retired preschool teacher at Doris Todd Memorial Christian School, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband John A.; daughter Patricia Artates; brothers Edwin, Kenneth and David Tobita; and sister Alice Tobita-Edwards. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7:30 a.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation.

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Margaret Marie Rumley

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Nov. 21, 2010
Margaret Marie Rumley, 83, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Tucson, Ariz. She is survived by sons Ronald and James, brother Charles Doyle and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Thursday at Keauhou Yacht Club. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Shriners Hospital, 1310 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96726.

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Joey Keikipunaheleokalani Santana

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Nov. 18, 2010
Joey Keikipunaheleokalani Santana, 29, of Kailua-Kona, a Hawaii Land Care landscaper, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Summer Asuncion, son Oshen, stepson Josiah Martin, father Leo, mother Stephanie Mahu, brothers Jostin and Keola, sister Joanna and grandparents Bel Navarro and Susan Santana. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Saturday at OTEC Beach. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences may be sent to Summer Asuncion, P.O. Box 4872, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.

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Tylor Lee Souza

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Nov. 15, 2010
Tylor Lee “Ka’eo” Souza, 24, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a Business Services Hawaii welder, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Roberta; stepfather Jason Cuba; father Vernon Costa; hanai parents Earl Lewis and J. Keolalani Hanoa; brother Kendall Cuba; sisters Sasha and Cassie Cuba; half brothers Kyle Costa and Brandon Phillips; half-sisters Shiana and Kayla Costa; grandparents Robert and Doreen Souza, and Lawrence and Martha Costa Sr.; stepgrandparent Andera Cuba; stepgreat-grandparent Florentina Aninion; and hanai grandparents James and Pele Hanoa. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kolekole Beach Park. Casual attire.

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Vincent Wing Seun Stringer

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Nov. 20, 2010
Vincent Wing Seun Stringer, 18 months, of Mililani, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Daniel and Rebecca; brother Theo; grandparents Linda Stringer and Norman and Linda Holmes; and great-grandparents Walter Wong, Beverly Stone, Dick and Ernestine Nagy, and Ellen Holmes. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Kapahulu Bible Church. Services: 6 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

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Keoni Phellmen Tafuna

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Nov. 22, 2010
Keoni Phellmen “DeeDee” Tafuna, 17, of Laie, a student at Kahuku High and Intermediate School, died. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by father George; mother Nerisha “Iva”; brothers Siaosi “George,” Tevitasiu and Anthony “Frisco”; sister Leilani Adolpho; grandparents Falamani and Toeumu Fotu, Viki Vai and Semi Vai; and great-grandparents Malakai and Oto’ota Fotu. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Hawaii Stake Center. Services: noon. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Richard Kitae Tanaka

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Nov. 22, 2010
Richard Kitae Tanaka, 93, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired painter for the state Department of Accounting and General Services and a coffee farmer, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Takiyo, son Wayne, daughters Lynette Tanaka and Susan Higuchi, brother Herbert, sisters Evelyn Kirihara and Caroline Fujinaka, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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