Archive for January 21st, 2011

MASAMI “JOHNNY” ABE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

MASAMI “JOHNNY” ABE

Age 96, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away January 11, 2011 in Pearl City. Born October 9, 1914 in Ewa, Hawaii. He retired as a heavy equipment mechanic from Ewa Sugar Plantation.

He is survived by wife, Shigeko Abe; son, Clayton (Deborah) Abe; daughter, Lucinda (Keiichi) Otsuka; 2 brothers; 5 grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Lee James Bates

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Nov. 9, 2010
Lee James Bates, 45, of Honolulu, owner of Artesian Auto Repair, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chula Vista, Calif. He is survived by wife Kristeen K.L., son Dakota, daughter Sera, father Donald L., mother Valerie K.L.K. Lawson, brothers Michael Bates and Sean Shinshiro, and sister Lin J. Moody. Private services.

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Frank Paran Cabanig

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Dec. 25, 2010
Frank Paran “Frankie” Cabanig, 62, of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 64 sandblaster, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Tabunok, Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leilani T., sons Frank and Jeff, daughter Lucy Narciso and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Arata Chinen

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Dec. 23, 2010
Arata Chinen, also known as “Slim” and “Shin,” 84, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Co. employee and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Sachiko Ishihara and Toshiko Lee. Committal services: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. A casual gathering with lunch and talk story to follow at Arata Chinen’s home.

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Edward Koon Moo Chun

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Dec. 16, 2010
Edward Koon Moo Chun, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Finance Factors Ltd. executive vice president and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June L.; sons Keith and Garry; and sisters Laura Wong, Carol Lai and Victoria Ching. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Helen Chai Moi Yee Chun

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Dec. 23, 2010
Helen Chai Moi Yee Chun, 95, of Pearl City, a retired state social services employee, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Irving; daughters Jane Lopez, Brenda Schwingel and Adele Cheng; brothers Ken, Arthur and Donald Yee; sisters Violet Schmidt, Lily Sutherland and Florence Smith; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Sheila M.G. Cleary

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Jan. 16, 2011
Sheila M.G. Cleary, 29, of Honolulu, a Heald College Medical Program student, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Suzanne L. Cleary. Services pending. Donations may be made to the Hawaiian Humane Society.

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Agnes Catherine Conrad

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Jan. 10, 2011
Agnes Catherine Conrad, 93, of Honolulu, a territorial and state archivist, will be remembered in services at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave., Manoa. She was born in California. She is survived by nephews Michael Longmire and Hunton and Kelly Conrad.

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Justin Larry Ikaika Duque

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Jan. 2, 2011
Justin Larry Ikaika Duque, 27, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a landscaper, died. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by parents Larry and Lona, brother Preston, sisters Larae Hughes and Jasmine Duque-Troy, hanai mother Barbara Wilhauck and grandparent Frances Fu. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 29 at Aloha Church. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

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Kenzie Satoshi Endo

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Jan. 8, 2011
Kenzie Satoshi Endo, 54, of Honolulu, an Insurance Factors vice president of marketing, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Judy; sons Jason, Michael, Nicholas and Matthew; daughter Alyssa; father Shinichi; mother Nancy C.; and brothers Paul and David. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Punahou School Thurston Memorial Chapel. Services: 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Elaia R. Enriquez

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Jan. 16, 2011
Elaia R. Enriquez, 67, of Waianae, an Army veteran, died in Ho-nolulu. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by wife Cynthia L., sons John W.L. Sr. and Robert III, daughters Shannon Enriquez and Tabitha Oberley, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Hamako Fukuoka

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Jan. 8, 2011
Hamako “Susie” Fukuoka, 96, of Aiea, a former Pearl City Tavern waitress, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born on the Big Island. She is survived by son Douglas, daughters Becky Pyo and Jill Villarmia, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lawrence Joseph Grunik

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Jan. 3, 2011
Lawrence Joseph Grunik, 85, of Honolulu, a Marine veteran and a merchant mariner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Louisiana. He is survived by sister Pauline Vonarb. Inurnment services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Florence Sarah Hemmy

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Jan. 10, 2011
Florence Sarah Hemmy, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Dolman and Associates Realtor, died in Hale Ho Aloha Nursing Center. She was born in New York. She is survived by husband Victor H. “Vic,” son Victor H. “Vic” Jr., daughter Jane H. DeClue-Hemmy, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Inurnment to be held in New York at a later date.

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David R. Hughson

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Dec. 26, 2010
David R. “Dave” Hughson, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii banker, died at home. He was born in Merced, Calif. He is survived by wife Carol M., son David R. II and daughter Heather M. Private services.

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Everett Earl Roberts III

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Dec. 18, 2010
Everett Earl Roberts III, 66, of Honolulu, a U.S. government contract specialist and an Army veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Ridgefield, Conn. He is survived by daughter Rebecca Lynn Roberts, parents Everett E. Jr. and Dorothy I.B., brother Gregory B. and sister Diane R. Wheeler. Private services.

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Jacklyn Marie Kaluna

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Jan. 15, 2011
Jacklyn Marie Kaluna, 90, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired interior decorator for Koehnen’s Interiors, died in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Nebraska. She is survived by sons Charles “Sam” and Jim Greer, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Marion Louise Kim

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Jan. 12, 2011
Marion Louise Kim, 85, of Waianae, a registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by sons David and Daniel; daughters Mary Ann Kim, Susan Igo and Chris Severson; brother Sevald Voss Nielsen; sisters Beverly Ann Page and Barbara Marie Murbach; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Stanley Kiyoshi Koki

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Jan. 15, 2011
Stanley Kiyoshi Koki, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired 808 Realty Realtor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Angeline “Angie”; son Nelson; daughters Jesselyn Oketani, Darrilyn Gustafson and Sherrilyn Tengan; brothers Edward, Raymond, Allen and Ronald; sister Patricia-Ann Ching; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at King’s Cathedral and Chapels. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private burial at a later date.

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Isabel Kelea Lemon

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Dec. 3, 2010
Isabel Kelea “Aunty Izzie” Lemon, 99, of Honolulu, a teacher, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Waikapu, Maui. She is survived by daughters Meymo L. Rego and Lesly K. Lemon, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Central Union Church. Aloha attire.

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Helen Nobue Leu

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Dec. 15, 2010
Helen Nobue Leu, 84, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Eric and Dwight; daughters Penny Wright, Becky Danbara, Adriane Scheele and Cheryl Young; sisters Jean Uejo and Hattie Takeuchi; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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David Rice Lynn

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Jan. 14, 2011
David Rice Lynn, 97, of Honolulu, state Department of Education administrator, died at home. He was born in San Jose, Calif. He is survived by sons Howard T. and Douglas, brother Richard and sister Janice French. Interment to be held at a later date in Palo Alto, Calif.

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HOWARD S. MITSUNAGA

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

HOWARD S. MITSUNAGA

Age 67, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away January 13, 2011 in Aiea. Born May 23, 1943 in Lanai, Hawaii. Howard retired as a shop superintendent from Mutual Welding Company, Ltd. He was a member of the Oahu Game Fish Club.

He is survived by wife, Elaine Mitsunaga; daughters, Desiree F. Mitsunaga, Kimberly H. Ildefonso (Ferdinand); mother, Cherry Hisako Mitsunaga of Lanai; brothers, Melvin Mitsunaga, Bruce Mitsunaga of Lanai; sisters, Erma Kawamura of CA, Myra (Ronald) Nitta of CA; 2 grandchildren.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (January 25) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Memorial Service 11:30 a.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

Charles Yoneo Moriguchi

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Jan. 10, 2011
Charles Yoneo Moriguchi, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Mike McCormack Realty Realtor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Cheryl C. Private services.

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George Noboru Morita

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Jan. 6, 2011
George Noboru Morita, 77, of Hono-lulu, a General Cable Corp. employee and an Army veteran, died in Island Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joyce H., daughters Pamela A. Morita and Kelli K. Tran, sisters Helen S. Coelho and Alice Y. Ishiura, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Donald S. Nakayama

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Jan. 2, 2011
Donald S. Nakayama, 69, of Mililani died in Kapolei. He was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. He is survived by brother Stanley; sisters Agnes Tubania, Mary Chambers and Carol Kamemoto; and caregiver Melinda Benedicto. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Jennifer Lynn Colon Parsons

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Jan. 1, 2011
Jennifer Lynn Colon Parsons, 42, of Waianae, a Foodland Ewa Beach bakery manager, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Norman, sons Daniel Colon and Norman Parsons Jr., daughter Johnette Colon, stepsons Aaron and Donavan Parsons, stepdaughter Nicole Parsons, parents Benjamin and Juanita Colon, brothers William and Greg Pelayre, sister Janet Svare and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1005 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Edith T. Shimomura

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Dec. 14, 2010
Edith T. Shimomura, 94, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by husband Hiromu, son Douglas, daughter Jo Ann Tanaka, sister Ethel Nishijima and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard J. Akau Sr.

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Jan. 13, 2011
Richard J. Akau Sr., 90, of Kaimuki, a retired Pearl Harbor ship fitter and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy; sons Richard Jr., James, Maurice, Christopher and Patrick; daughters Christine and Corrine Akau, Catherine Pitre, Cynthia Calvey and Amy Somera; brother Maurice; sisters Bertha Akau and Elaine Kaopuiki; 22 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Church. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Cemetery with food and beverages to follow. Casual attire.

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JUANA “ANING” OBANDO SUNGA

Posted On January 21st, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

JUANA “ANING” OBANDO SUNGA

Age 64, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away January 5, 2011 in Honolulu. Born December 31, 1946 in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She was a retiree from the Makaha
Valley Country Club after 30+ years of service. She was hardworking, fun loving and a great cook with a wonderful sense of humor.

She is survived by sons, Eliajar (Franny) Sunga, Sherwin (Darie) Sunga, Jerome (Sheryl) Sunga, Ronald Sunga; 5 grandchildren; father, Julian Obando of CA; brothers, Mariano (Norma) Obando of CA, Ricardo (Jean) Obando of CA; sisters, Vitaliana (Dominador) Ceon of Maui, Rosario Agmata of CA, Virginia Castillo of CA, Zita Obando of CA, Asuncion (Bill) Leung of CA; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Tuesday (January 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:00 a.m. Wednesday (January 26) at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church; (85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae) Mass 9:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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