Archive for December 24th, 2010

RICHARD JACK BALLARD

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

RICHARD JACK BALLARD

Age 52, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away December 13, 2010 in Waipahu. Born October 15, 1958 in Ohio. He retired from U.S. Navy after 22 years of service.

He is survived by wife, Angeles “Carmen” Ballard; step-son, Frederick Dela Cruz; step-daughter, Carolyn Dela Cruz; father, Arthur Ballard; mother, Rosseta Ballard; brothers, Danny Ballard, Eddie Ballard, John Ballard, Bill Ballard; sister, Sue Ballard; 2 step-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Monday (December 27) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Flowers Welcome.

Ellin White Burkland

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Dec. 18, 2010
Ellin White Burkland, 92, of Honolulu, a registered occupational therapist and part of the Women’s Air Raid Defense in World War II, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Peter, Tom and Albert; and six grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Arcadia Retirement Center. Private inurnment. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Daughters of Hawaii in her name.

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Ethelwynne Margaret Carter

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Dec. 13, 2010
Ethelwynne Margaret “Aunty Sam” Carter, 75, of Kaaawa died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mark, Scott, William “Buzzy” and Shannon; daughters Kelly and Jamie Carter and Robyn Brown; hanai daughter Debbie Kanekoa; brothers William, Haywood and Thomas Wright; sisters Pancratia “Panny” Young and Mona Parker; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Family services: 9:45 a.m. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers and lei welcome.

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ALODRIA TROPIA CASTRO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

ALODRIA
TROPIA CASTRO

Age 76, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away December 8, 2010 in Honolulu. Born October 23, 1934 in Mapandan, Pangasinan Philippines. She was employed at Warabeya U.S.A.

She is survived by daughters, Shirley (Ernesto) Padilla of Philippines, Cynthia (Guadalupe) Rabina of Philippines, Arlene Castro of Philippines; sons, Fernando (Anna) Castro of Philippines, Willy (Cynthia) Castro of Philippines, Rey (Venus) Castro of Philippines; 21 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brothers, Guillermo (Cecilia) Tropia, Rufino (Angelita) Tropia, Emiliano (Tita) Tropia, Alfredo (Prescila) Tropia; sisters, Corazon (Claudio) Velasquez of Philippines, Norma (Benjamin) Castro, Anita Tropia (Orlando) Valdez).

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (December 27) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Burial will take place in Philippines at a later date. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Ella Kamaka Aloiau Chai

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Dec. 10, 2010
Ella Kamaka Aloiau Chai, 90, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Dennis X. and Paul P., daughter Ella L.S.K. Brooks, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Jimmy Sakhone Chandara

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Dec. 19, 2010
Jimmy Sakhone Chandara, 24, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Kaelyn Simbre Chandara, parents Khamphout and Nalyvanh, sisters Soutsada and Kerian, and fiancee Kerice Kunisaki. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Laotian service.

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Grace Chun Kyun Chun

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Dec. 21, 2010
Grace Chun Kyun Chun, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Hotels housekeeper, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Chung Chong Nam-Do, Korea. She is survived by sons Steven, James and Jason; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Ethel Anna Leialoha Dias

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Dec. 5, 2010
Ethel Anna Leialoha Dias, 89, of Waimea, Kauai, a Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital clerk, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by sisters Ruth Fernandez and Phoebe Wramp. Private services.

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SANDRA JEAN FENLON

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

SANDRA JEAN FENLON

Age 64, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away December 6, 2010 in Aiea. Born December 6, 1946 in Rupert, Idaho. She was a beloved wife and mother; an active member of the LDS Church, Waipahu, Hawaii Stake. She was a United Airlines flight attendant based in Honolulu.

She is survived by husband, Frank E. Fenlon, Jr; son, Frank C. Fenlon; sister, Adean (Leland) Judd of MT, Linda (Joseph) Raccuia of UT, Penny (Robert) Avery of ID; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (December 28) at the Church of Latter-Day Saints Newtown Meeting Hall; (98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea) Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Benjamin Yun Ping Fong

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Dec. 7, 2010
Benjamin Yun Ping Fong, 74, of Honolulu, a state management services officer and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lynn, daughters Tisha Won and Kylie Abe, sister Rachel Lau and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Raymond Yun Fah Fung

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Dec. 19, 2010
Raymond Yun Fah Fung, also known as Ah Fah Fung, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor refrigerator mechanic, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Reginald F.Y. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Jose Ayo Gomez

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Dec. 3, 2010
Jose Ayo “Pepe” Gomez, 81, of Waipahu, a retired Leahi Hospital employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Maria; son Joey; daughters Jocelyn Gomez, Juvana Sunahara, Joanne Jung, Jennifer Garceau and Judith Tokishi; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional 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.

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Mary Lucille Gullikson

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Nov. 28, 2010
Mary Lucille Gullikson, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Realtor, died at home. She was born in Vallejo, Calif. She is survived by son Dr. Eric M., daughter Lee Ann Nicolay and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Saints Peter and Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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Mona Hew Ho

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Dec. 17, 2010
Mona Hew Ho, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by sons Luther, Roland and Calvin; daughter Lynette; sister Esther Allen; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Stephen Vicente Landes

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Dec. 21, 2010
Stephen Vicente Landes, 57, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Grand Hyatt gardener, died at home. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Laurie; sons Shilo Murphy and Jonas Landes; daughter Crystal; parents Bert and Rhea; brothers Larry, Al, David and Mark; and sisters Ellen and Janet. Services to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to WRAP (Whippet Rescue and Placement), 8840 SW 36th Ave., Portland, OR 97219.

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Lynda Leifeste

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Dec. 5, 2010
Lynda Leifeste, 62, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired Center for Disease Control epidemiologist, died at home. She was born in England. She is survived by son Nigel, daughter Marcella Lautalo, brothers Alan Stanley and Carl Finlay, sister Anne Beryl and two grandchildren. Services and potluck dinner: 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Wailoa State Park, Hilo.

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MARINA ISMAEL MARTINEZ

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

MARINA ISMAEL MARTINEZ

Age 90, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away December 17, 2010 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Born November 4, 1920 in the Philippines.

She is survived by sons, Bart (Joan) Martinez, Brady Martinez; granddaughter, Jan (Andrew) Martinez-Dale; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Monday (December 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Dennis K. Mitsunaga

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Dec. 9, 2010
Dennis K. Mitsunaga, 65, of Honolulu, a retired Hallmark Cards salesman, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Unok Hurst and uncle Edward Aotani. Private services.

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Yutaka Nako

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Dec. 20, 2010
Yutaka “Spike” Nako, 77, of Pearl City, a retired Times Supermarket store manager, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Jane H., sons Gerald H. and Nelson M., daughter Keri Ann K., brothers Roy T. and William T., sisters Amy E. Kigawa and Gladys Y., and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.

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Florence Adams O’Binger

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Dec. 7, 2010
Florence Adams O’Binger, 97, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John J. O’Binger Jr. and Gerald Vierra, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Francis Hospice.

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Aileen Kaanelalani Pi

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Dec. 19, 2010
Aileen Kaanelalani Pi, 74, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Interisland Resorts executive, died. She was born in Kaumalumalu Beach, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Albert K. Jr.; sons Leroy and Albert; daughters Ramona Gaspar, Aileen Correa and Alicia Pi; brother Antone Ako Jr.; sisters Rebecca Pontes, Mabel P. Donnelley and Charlotta Gomes; 13 grandchildren; two hanai grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Mokuaikaua Church. Services: 3 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Monday at Mokuaikaua Cemetery.

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Lester Arthur Reynolds

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Dec. 14, 2010
Lester Arthur “Pop” Reynolds, 89, of Mililani, a retired Realtor, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Lancaster, Wis. He is survived by son Ronald, sister Myrtle Klemp, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Mannfred Beu Sen

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Dec. 3, 2010
Mannfred Beu Sen, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Better Home Appliances owner and Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gregory; daughters Leanne Sen Lum, Peggy Sen Mau, Penny Sen-Wong and Lori Shea; sisters Gladys Kam and Stella Goo; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Robert Masami Shimizu

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Dec. 19, 2010
Robert Masami Shimizu, 85, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Sun Valley Farm, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris; sons Robert Jr. and Dik; daughters Roann Fukunaga and Dorsi Lim; brother James; sisters Glorian Yamamoto, Harumi Takahashi, Helen Hong and Florence Matsukawa; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Dwight E. Walker Sr.

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Dec. 21, 2010
Dwight E. Walker Sr., 90, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired state Department of Land and Natural Resources park keeper, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Highland County, Ohio. He is survived by sons Norman and Wendell Grace and Dwight Jr. and John Walker; daughters Nora Okamoto and Carol Hamilton; 23 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Leonard F. Stolfi

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Dec. 9, 2010
Leonard F. Stolfi, 87, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard stevedore and Marine Corps veteran, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Stamford, Conn. He is survived by wife Myra, son Leonard Jr., daughter Carmela Sablan, sister Mary Romaniello, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Caroldean E.K. Wallace

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Dec. 15, 2010
Caroldean E.K. Wallace, also known as “Mama Wallace,” 92, of Kaneohe, formerly Aina Haina, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Carol Jane “Ululani” James, hanai daughter Caroldean Fischer, sister Marilani Patterson, 11 grandchildren and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

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Tsuruye Watanabe

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Dec. 5, 2010
Tsuruye Watanabe, 94, of Haleiwa died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles, George, Jimmy and Allen; daughters Jean Ito, Florence Fumie Souza and Janet “Souza” Watanabe; brothers Harry and Henry Wadahara; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kazuto Yamada

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Dec. 12, 2010
Kazuto Yamada, 88, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a former owner of Coastline 76 Service & Coastline Express, distributor for Union Oil Co. and an Army veteran, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Duane and Cary, daughter Lena Hashimoto, brother Shiro, sisters Misae Miyasaki and Michie Kanehiro, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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George Moo Chong Young

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Dec. 11, 2010
George Moo Chong “Mooley” Young, 92, of Honolulu, a retired HECO data processing controller, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Edwin Y.M.; daughter Kathleen Y. Rozmiarek; brothers Clement, William and Raymond; sisters Helen Ing and Violet Leong; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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