Archive for January 28th, 2011

Nieves Gallegos Ancheta

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Jan. 8, 2011
Nieves Gallegos Ancheta, 86, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Winfred G., Ray G., Len G., Robin G. and Albert G.; brother William Gallegos; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church, 712 N. School St. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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William Castro

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Jan. 11, 2011
William “Bill” Castro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired civil service worker at Fort Shafter and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elizabeth A.; sons William “Bill,” Allan and Glenn; brothers Wendell, Leslie and Clyde; sisters Bernice Gannon, Emogene Pacheco and Bernadine Lovewell; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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BRIGIDA CABANILLA DELA CRUZ

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

BRIGIDA CABANILLA DELA CRUZ

Age 87, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away January 12, 2011 in Honolulu. Born December 23, 1922 in Abuor, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.

She is survived by daughters, Purificacion C. Pagaduan, Ester (Cesar) Pacis, Teresita Banderil of Las Vegas, Adoracion Ku of Taiwan, Leticia (Willy) Giron; sons, Alberto Dela Cruz Jr, Florante (Edilberta) Dela Cruz of Spain, Raymund (Mary Grace) Dela Cruz of San Diego; 20 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Epifania Oliva.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (January 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (February 1) at St John Apostle & Evangelist Church; (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani) Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Dorothy Irene Fernandes

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Jan. 22, 2011
Dorothy Irene Fernandes, 83, of Hilo, a retired St. Joseph School teacher, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Arthur, Galan and Wavendean; daughter Brenda Wagner; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Rosalinda Ann Glimane

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Dec. 31, 2010
Rosalinda Ann Glimane, 62, of Wahiawa died. She was born in Hawaii. No survivors. No services.

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Viella Kahuluiwalani Vida Whittle Ha’o

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Jan. 14, 2011
Viella Kahuluiwalani Vida Whittle Ha’o, 94, of Pearl City, a retired Consolidated Theatre cashier and Hawaii Humane Society bookkeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Leighton and William “Willy” Whittle, daughters Patricia “Pat” Baker and Leilani Oliveira, 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka. Services: 11 a.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. next Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire. Lei are welcome.

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Martha Fujita Hironaka

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Jan. 20, 2011
Martha Fujita Hironaka, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Suisun Valley, Calif. She is survived by daughter Phyllis J., son Robert K., sister Margarette E. Fujita and a grandchild. Private services.

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Harold Shigeru Ikenaga

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Jan. 12, 2011
Harold Shigeru Ikenaga, 83, a retired state Judiciary employee and Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Taeko, daughter Cindy S. Inouye, brother Herbert H., sister Helen A. Shigemura and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Reiko Inamine

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Jan. 11, 2011
Reiko Inamine, 73, of Honolulu, a former Wisteria waitress, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Naha, Okinawa. She is survived by husband Hiroichi “Hiro,” son John K., brothers Yasuyuki and Hideo Yoshida, and sisters Chizuko Yoshida and Noriko Ohara. Private services.

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Fern Ione Jancovic

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Jan. 23, 2011
Fern Ione Jancovic, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired secretary, died in Pohai Nani Care Center. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by daughters Diane Kuta and Joanne Schultz, brother Harris Johnson, sister Laverne Andrews and two grandchildren. No services. No flowers. Donations may be made to Pohai Nani at www.goodsam.com.

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Midori Kawato

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Jan. 7, 2011
Midori Kawato, 88, of Honolulu, a retired H.F. Whitman Jeweler stenographer, died. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband William M., son Leroy T., daughter Laury E. Horstman, brother Yoneo, sister Hanae Maeda, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sumiko Y. Kikiloi

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Jan. 22, 2011
Sumiko Y. Kikiloi, 90, of Mililani, a retired Horimoto Fish Market clerk, died. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Edwin and Jerry, daughter Violet A., hanai sons Neil Kinoshita and Gordon Teraoka, brothers Koichi and Isami Yoshihara, sister Elaine Lawrence, four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and four hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Lisa Ann LaFave-Solmerin

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Jan. 17, 2011
Lisa Ann LaFave-Solmerin, 44, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Denbigh, Va. She is survived by husband Jason Solmerin, sons Titus and Thor Solmerin, daughter Brandi Solmerin, brothers John and Michael LaFave, and a grandchild. Visitations: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Faga Liufau-Samu

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Jan. 17, 2011
Faga Liufau-Samu, 45, of Waipahu, a American Samoa Community College teacher, died at home. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Pine Samu; daughters Annastasha M. and Amanda M. Samu; mother Fualili Tupuola; brothers Elvis, James and Sonoma U. Jr. Liufau and Freddy, Jonathan, Earl and Daniel Tupuola; and sisters Sally Saole, Florentine Taele, Vai Togafau and Priscilla F. Tuaua. Family viewing: 1 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary.

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Donna Ann McCartney

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Jan. 21, 2011
Donna Ann McCartney, 52, of Honolulu, a Discount Tire employee, died in California. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jason, daughters Jennifer and Michellee, parents Ormal and Charlotte Martin, brother Paul Martin and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Sheila Elaine McClaran

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Jan. 18, 2011
Sheila Elaine McClaran, 57, of Mililani, an Island Palm Communities manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ann Arbor, Mich. She is survived by husband Michael; son Shawn Warren; daughters Jennifer Garrison, Kimberly McClaran and Nichole Smith; brother Earl Ehley; and nine grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Wheeler Army Chapel on Wheeler Army Airfield. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Kathryn Rae McLarty

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Jan. 25, 2011
Kathryn Rae McLarty, 88, of Kailua-Kona, a schoolteacher, died. She was born in Kansas City, Mo. She is survived by son Mark, daughter Annie Kussman, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services to be held in California.

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Kinue Hamasaki Mizuno

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Jan. 24, 2011
Kinue Hamasaki Mizuno, 92, of Hilo, a retired Waimea Dispensary janitress, homemaker and sewing instructor, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Pakala, Kauai. She is survived by son Barry, daughter Dale Nakano, sisters Midori Yanagawa and Tsuneyo Ikeda, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at West Kauai Hongwanji Mission, Waimea. Services: 11 a.m. No monetary offerings. No flowers.

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Helen Midori Nikaido

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Jan. 18, 2011
Helen Midori Nikaido, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Del Monte accounting clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Frances Y. Ono. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Stephanie Ann Kehaunani Santiago-Funaki

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Jan. 14, 2011
Stephanie Ann Kehaunani Santiago-Funaki, 56, of Makawao, Maui, a Pukalani Foodland cashier, died at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Natasi Funaki; daughter Amanda Williams; hanai son Andy Taasan; stepson Richard Funaki; brothers Ransom Santiago and Daniel Kauai; sisters Katie Mendez, Sandra and Page Santiago and Toni Santiago-Vierra; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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William Soares Sr.

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Jan. 7, 2011
William Soares Sr., 86, of Waianae, a retired Pearl Harbor Public Works Center employee, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons William Jr. and Gregory, daughters Darlene Calamayan and Doreen Blaine, sisters Elizabeth Castro and Elsie Gouveia, five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dorothy M.Y. Tong

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Jan. 12, 2011
Dorothy M.Y. Tong, 87, of Honolulu, an accountant with a nonprofit organization, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by niece Amy Nitahara-Lasiter and nephew Rodney Tong. Private services.

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Kenneth George Francis Werkmeister

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Jan. 24, 2011
Kenneth George Francis Werkmeister, 67, of Hilo, formerly of Oahu, Maui, Las Vegas and Walla Walla, Wash., a Sears Roebuck and Co. warehouseman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Dion B. and Noland K. Machado, Kenneth Ziegle and Phillip Werkmeister; daughter Maile Dull; stepdaughters Leilani, Tanya, Cyd and Paris Birely; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 5 p.m. Graveside committal services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ralph Iwao Yamaguchi

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Jan. 24, 2011
Ralph Iwao Yamaguchi, 77, of Honolulu, a retired teacher and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Toru and Mitsuru, and sisters Sibil Komatsu, Patsy Haga and Naomi Ann Gonsalves. Private services.

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Ishio Yoshioka

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Jan. 9, 2011
Ishio Yoshioka, 101, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar Co. employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Stanley and Donald, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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