Archive for January 18th, 2011

Eusebio Aquino

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Dec. 1, 2010
Eusebio Aquino, 69, of Milton, Fla., a state Department of Education retiree, died in Milton. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Eusebio J., Daniel and David Aquino, Kipapa Mervyn and Shannon Kahele; daughters May Lynch, Elizabeth Ewaliko and Jacqueline Aquino; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sand Island Beach Park. Casual or aloha attire.

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TOYOKO “YOKO” BAHAM

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

TOYOKO “YOKO” BAHAM

Age 77, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away December 31, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born March 29, 1933 in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.

She is survived by son, Randolph Baham.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday (January 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 9:00 a.m. Burial 2:00 pm Saturday (February 5) Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Christopher Tin Wo Char

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Dec. 28, 2010
Christopher Tin Wo Char, 38, of Honolulu, a Goodwill laborer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Lincoln and Marie, brother Keith and sister Alison Corral. Services held.

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Howard Hing Chun

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Jan. 4, 2011
Howard Hing “Hanky” Chun, 94, of Honolulu, retired owner of Howard’s Printery and Wo Fat Restaurant, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by son Harvey, daughter Valerie Mathews, brother Edward, sisters Rose Wong and Mabel Chun, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

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Jeremy Ray Rabino Cordero

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Jan. 8, 2011
Jeremy Ray Rabino “Jay Jay” Cordero, 9, of San Diego, a student, died in San Diego. He was born in Kaunakakai. He is survived by parents Renato and Margie; sister Abigail; grandparents Benny and Ofelia Cordero, and Loreta Rabino; and great-grandparent Visitacion Cordero. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. White attire.

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James Raymond Dolbin

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Dec. 31, 2010
James Raymond “Jimmy” Dolbin, 67, of Waialua, a Federal Aviation Administration systems administrator, Pan-American Airlines employee and an Air Force veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Mahanoy City, Pa. He is survived by wife Sandra “Sandie,” sons Randall “Randi” and Christopher “Chris,” brothers John and Robert, sisters Nancy Thompson and Shelly Smith, and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

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JORGE VERCIDA GACETA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

JORGE VERCIDA GACETA

Age 49, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away January 12, 2011 in Honolulu. Born May 8, 1961 in Philippines.

He is survived by brothers, William K. (Lillian) Gaceta of California, Jose K. (Corazon) Gaceta, Danny v. (Ligaya) Gaceta, Rizalino V. (Noemi) Gaceta; sisters, Winona (Joseph) Sardinha, Vergeline G. (Eugenio) Velasco, Janet G. (Narciso) Deguia, May G. (Moises) Viernes, Daina G. (Emmanuel) Legaspi; aunty, Clarita Agamata; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation Only 6-9 p.m. Friday (January 21) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Jorge Vercida Gaceta

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Jan. 12, 2011
Jorge Vercida Gaceta, 49, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by brothers William K., Jose K., Danny V. and Rizalino V.; and sisters Winona Sar-dinha, Vergeline G. Velasco, Janet G. Deguia, May G. Viernes and Daina G. Legaspi. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alfred Buddy Victorine Jr.

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Dec. 13, 2010
Alfred Buddy Victorine Jr., 77, of Hana, Maui, a former city heavy equipment operator, died in Hana Medical Center. He was born in Wainaku, Hilo. He is survived by wife Beverly; son Hugh “Boysie”; daughters Bonni Feliciano, Kori Ann Victorine and Beverly Dyment; sister Leialoha Matsuda; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokolani Cemetery.

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Otome Kaneshiro

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Jan. 8, 2011
Otome Kaneshiro Yago: Menokanegusuku, 101, of Honolulu, a retired co-owner of Columbia Inn, died. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Francis K. “Frenchy” and Robert R., daughters Lily Higuchi and Doris Sheppard, brothers Lefty M. and George J. Takara, sister Kiyoko K. Higuchi, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Enos Paku Kaohi

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Jan. 10, 2011
Enos Paku “Enoka” Kaohi, 89, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired McCabe, Hamilton & Renny longshoreman, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He is survived by wife Minerva; daughters Wilhelmina Bigno and Darlene Kubota; stepsons David, Solomon and Samuel Fu; stepdaughters Davette Lopez-Fu and Davene Fu-Taylor; brothers Dudie, William, Clarence, Ellsworth and Ronald; sisters Mercedes Ching, Betty Kaleohano and Arlene Naholoholo; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hanapepe Hawaiian Congregational Church. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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FEDERICO PASCUA LAYUGAN

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

FEDERICO PASCUA LAYUGAN

Age 88, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away December 16, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born March 11, 1922 in Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

He is survived by wife, Sotera Layugan; sons, Eufelino (Estrelita) Layugan, Danilo Layugan; daughters, Resura (Felipe) Nicolas, Nelly (Bernard) Bagasol; brothers, Cancio Layugan, Bernardo Layugan, Marcos Layugan; sister, Jacinta Pizarro; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Friday (January 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (January 22) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Federico Pascua Layugan

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Dec. 16, 2010
Federico Pascua Layugan, 88, of Wahiawa died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Sotera; sons Eufelino and Danilo; daughters Resura Nicolas and Nelly Bagasol; brothers Cancio, Bernardo and Marcos; sister Jacinta Pizarro; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sarah Kuulei Lennox

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Jan. 1, 2011
Sarah Kuulei Lennox, 71, of Waianae, a schoolteacher, died in Kansas City, Kan. She was born in Olaa, Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Nolan E.M., John N.K., Craig A.K., Kevin K.K. and Roger W.K. Martin; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waianae Ward Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial at noon. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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AJA-RENEE STEPHANIE UALANI NISHIKAWA LOPES

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

AJA-RENEE STEPHANIE UALANI “NISHIKAWA” LOPES

Age 18, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away January 7, 2011 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Born March 16, 1992 in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

She is survived by grandmother & grandfather, Roberta & Steven Nishikawa; uncle, Zachary K. Lopes; brothers, Jason R.M., Jack, David Lopes; sister, Tanya Lopes; fiance, DevinJay Candelario & family; great-uncle, Dale & aunty Carol; great-grandfather, Tsuneo Nishikawa; uncles Wes & Rodney Nishikawa; uncles & aunties, Ralph, Annette, Jeanette, Judy, & Diane Koga; uncle Gene & aunty Suzanne Nishikawa & family; uncle Shannon & aunty Nicole Nishikawa & family; uncle Arnel & aunty Adele Manera & family; uncle Nicholas Merlino; aunty Caroline Guira; uncle Robert Lopes; James E.M. Lopes; Onizuka family, Otsuka family, Lopes Ohana, Hamada family; Terry Ebato and family.

Memorial Celebration of Life 5:00 p.m. Sunday (January 23) at Waialua Community Association aka Haleiwa Gym (66-434 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa) Burial 10:30 a.m. Monday (January 24) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No Flowers Please.

Robert “Bob” Wah Kee Luke

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ROBERT “BOB” WAH KEE LUKE

Age 91, of Honolulu, entered into eternal life on January 10, 2011. Robert was born in Honolulu, son of Kin & Kam Kun Luke. He retired from the City & County of Honolulu as a building inspector. Preceded in death by wife Nancy G. Teixeira Luke. Survived by son, Michael (Sharon); daughters, Gloria Oshiro, Roberta Chong Kee (Kevin), Paula Ho’opai (Henry) and Christine Go (Dereck); 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Aila and Ethel May, both of California, Margaret Chun, and sister-in-law Winifred Luke, both of Honolulu.

Robert, a long time member of Star of the Sea Church, built many things for the church and school. During his retirement, he volun-teered many hours helping seniors with tax returns. He was an avid runner and walker at Kapiolani Park and believed in exercise.

Visitation will be from 10:15 a.m., services starting at 11:15 a.m., Friday, January 21 at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Burial to follow at 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Memorial donations can be made to: Queen’s Medical Center, Geriatric Department, “In Memory of Robert W.K. Luke”.

Felix Martinez

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Dec. 31, 2010
Felix Martinez, 87, of Honolulu, a Royal Typewriters office machine technician, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Salvacion; sons Felix R., Henry and Dennis; daughter Helen Punohu; sisters Dalan Belmonte and Felicetas Ambaquil; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Sunday.

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Phyllis May

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Dec. 25, 2010
Phyllis May, 74, of Kapolei, a retired nurse at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, died in Kapolei. She was born in Boston. She is survived by husband Thomas; sons Richard, Phillip and Steven; daughters Susan and Sharon; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Jude’s Catholic Church. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.

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Henry Yasuo Miyachi

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Dec. 22, 2010
Henry Yasuo Miyachi, 85, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Remedios M.D.; daughters Julie Miyachi-Nakamura and Christine Miyahira; stepsons Mari, Martin K. and Fernando Doldolea; stepdaughters Agnes Reyes, Dinah Villafranca, Dita Mazerik, Gilda Hayes and Chola Vizcarra; brothers James and Harry; two grandchildren; and 16 step-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Scott Thomas Moyer

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Dec. 12, 2010
Scott Thomas Moyer, 42, of Haleiwa, a retired Navy veteran, died. He was born in Milford, Conn. He is survived by father Cal, mother Barbara, stepmother Roberta and stepsister Cyndy S. Tummins. Services: noon Saturday at 62-173 Lokoea Place in Haleiwa. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Schofield Masonic Temple Association.

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Harriet A. O’Sullivan

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Jan. 8, 2011
Harriet A. O’Sullivan, 93, of Kailua, a retired state Department of Education educator, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Patrick III and Peter Mike; daughters Lynette “Kuuipo” Lum, Lois “Mikahala” Blackstad and Rachel “Kealaonapua” Watson; 29 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: 3 p.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual or aloha attire.

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SERAFI NAMULAUULU LAFAELE SALA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

SERAFI NAMULAUULU LAFAELE SALA

Age 88, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away December 16, 2010 in Honolulu. Born August 15, 1922 in Fogapoa, Savaii, Samoa. Serafi was a member of the Assemblies of God.

She is survived by sons, Etuati “Eddie” (Frances) Lafaele, Tali (Liaina) Lafaele, Areta (Apoiliu) Lafaele of W. Samoa, Fanueli (Aliitasi) Lafaele of W. Samoa, Edison (Ella) Lafaele of Aust., Jaracz (Failelei) Lafaele of CA, Tavita (Site) Lafaele of NZ, Valoaga Lafaele; daughters, Salilo (Arthur) Andersen, Nuuomoa (Iosefo) Talivaa of W. Samoa, Amaketo (Venisini) Scanlan of W. Samoa; sister, Seiao Mose; 42 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces, & cousins.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (January 22) at Hawaii First Samoan Assembly of God; (1420 Palama St., Honolulu) Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Ethel K. Silva

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Jan. 11, 2011
Ethel K. Silva, 94, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard Silva and Leonard Yoza; stepsons John, Walter, Franklin and Antone Silva; brother George Oshiro; sister Gladys Higa; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Annie Laa Siufanua

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Dec. 30, 2010
Annie Laa Siufanua, 61, of Waianae, a former Hale Na’au Pono employee and a Gathering Place of Hope Church priest, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Antoinette and Susan; brothers Edward N., Samuel, David, the Rev. Nathan K., the Rev. Jerremial, the Rev. Edward H. and Nicholas Spencer; sisters Geraldine Souza, Nicolette Garland, Naomi Garner and Ruth Barco; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Carl John Souza

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Dec. 24, 2010
Carl John Souza, 71, of Oceanside, Calif., a church pastor, Oceanside Police Department chaplain and former Hawaiian Electric Co. industrial hygienist, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Brenda; sons Hinai, Rick, Doug and Randy; daughters Kaulalani and Mahikulani; mother Clothilde; sisters Gwen and Valerie; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life in Oceanside.

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AURELIO “MANNING” MAGSANIDE TABUYO

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

AURELIO “MANNING” MAGSANIDE TABUYO

Age 54, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away December 26, 2010 in Honolulu. Born August 17, 1956 in San Lorenzo, Lal-Lo, Cagayan Philippines. Aurelio was employed at John Dominis Restaurant as a cook and also at Hawaiian Building
Maintenance.

He is survived by wife, Lilia D.L. Tabuyo; daughters, Lianne-Mae Tabuyo, Michelle-Ann Tabuyo, Lisa-Marie Tabuyo; father, Pascual A. Tabuyo; brothers, Sotero (Arceli) Tabuyo, Rodillo (Merlina) Tabuyo, Edgardo (Remely) Tabuyo; sisters, Fermina Sarmiento, Erlinda (Florencio) Castillo, Melecia (Romeo) Andres, Merlita (Joseph) Bala; numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (January 21) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary;
Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:00 a.m. Saturday (January 22) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary;
Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Aurelio Magsanide Tabuyo

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Dec. 26, 2010
Aurelio Magsanide “Manning” Tabuyo, 54, of Honolulu, a John Dominis Restaurant cook and Hawaiian Building Maintenance employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lilia D.L.; daughters Lianne-Mae, Michelle-Ann and Lisa-Marie; father Pascual A.; brothers Sotero, Rodillo and Edgardo; and sisters Fermina Sarmiento, Erlinda Castillo, Melecia Andres and Merlita Bala. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Juanita Gloria Villanueva Takaesu

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Dec. 28, 2010
Juanita Gloria Villanueva Takaesu, 77, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George Y., daughters Cynthia Drew and Felicidad Bartolome, brothers Robert “Bobby” and Raymond Villanueva, and sisters Florence Tecson, Primitiva DeGracia and Virginia Damaso. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Makakilo. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tomoe Sera Tashima

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Dec. 30, 2010
Tomoe Sera Tashima, 87, of Hilo, an American Family Life Assurance Co. associate, Realty Service Hawaii Inc. principal broker and former employee of family-owned Sera Store, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul H., sons Dan and Burt, daughters Nobuko S. Kingsley and Candace Paul, brother Goro Sera, sister Grace Hotoke, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Heart Association, Friends of Hakalau Forest NWR, PBS Hawaii or a local public library.

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Lois Wist Wright

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Dec. 16, 2010
Lois Wist Wright, 90, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a retired McKinley High School physical education teacher, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Carol Yurth and Marcia Wright, sister Corrine Cherry, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church at Koolau, Kaneohe. Services: 9:30 a.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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