Archive for February 4th, 2011

Gaylyn Ann Kuana Lee Allen

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Feb. 1, 2011
Gaylyn Ann Kuana Lee Allen, 60, of Hilo, a school crossing guard, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband George W., mother Adeline N. Lee, brothers Keane K. and Gardner G. Lee, and sisters Dayna Ann Blair, Jadie D.A. Lee, Vandee L. Furuya and Terrilyn L. Aweau. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Susan Y.F. Tang Ansai

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Jan. 27, 2011
Susan Y.F. Tang Ansai, 45, of Honolulu, a Princess Kaiulani Hotel food service hostess, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Nicole and Natasha, mother Rita Tang, brothers Gaylen and Gregory Tang, and sister Doreen Lau. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

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Laura Lyn Bard

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Jan. 21, 2011
Laura Lyn Bard, 45, of Haleiwa died in Haleiwa. She was born in Berkeley, Calif. She is survived by husband Ralph III; daughters Jamile Cassidy, Cynthia Harbison and Kelley Petitto-Bard; mother Marjorie Standow; and sisters Caroline Barnes and Cathy Hanson. Private services.

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Rafael Basilio

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Jan. 13, 2011
Rafael “Paeng” Basilio, 84, of Pearl City, a retired Navy petty officer and Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center supply officer, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in San Antonio, Zambales, Philippines. He is survived by wife Aurelia A. “Auring”; sons Ralph and Harold; daughters Brenda Flory, Shirley Kitagawa, Adelyne Hayamoto and Elen May Basilio; sisters Anacleta Aglibot and Felipa Cleto; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitations: 5:30 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Frederick Vincent Becera

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Jan. 13, 2011
Frederick Vincent Becera, 71, of Mililani, a retired machinist inspector at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Beatrice B.; sons Kevin, Jeffrey, Eric and Jason; brother Joseph; sister Kay Dijos; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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FREDERICK VINCENT BECERA

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.) FREDERICK VINCENT BECERA Age 71, of Mililani, passed away January 13, 2011 at Hawaii Medical Center East. Born January 28, 1939 in Ewa, Hawaii. Frederick was a graduate of St. Louis High School Class of 1957 and retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard as a machinist inspector with over 30 years of service. He is survived by wife, Beatrice B. Becera; sons, Kevin (Audrey) Becera, Eric (KeAli’i) Becera, Jeffrey Becera, Jason Becera; brother, Joseph Becera; sister, Kay (Vincent) Dijos; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 7, at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Program at 10:30 a.m. Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Charles Richard Casados

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Jan. 27, 2011
Charles Richard Casados, 51, Yoko Hawaii Vacation Rental Units president and owner and an Army veteran, will be remembered in services 2:30 p.m. today at Diamond Head Mortuary. He died in Honolulu. He was born in Texas. He is survived by wife Yoko, son Charles Jr., daughter Lisa, mother Petra Williams, brothers Samuel Casados Jr. and Arthur Jacobs, and sisters Diane Perez and Grace Martinez. Visitation: 2 p.m. today at the mortuary.

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Stephanie Fay Casados

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Jan. 27, 2011
Stephanie Fay Casados, 11, a Kaimuki Middle School student, will be remembered in services 2:30 p.m. today at Diamond Head Mortuary. She died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Yoko, brother Charles Jr., sister Lisa and grandmother Petra Williams. Visitation: 2 p.m. today at the mortuary.

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Wallace Tai Lin Chun

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Jan. 23, 2011
Wallace Tai Lin Chun, 91, of Agana, Guam, a retired civil service employee, died in Guam. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wayne and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Andrea Cubero Dumaran

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Dec. 17, 2010
Andrea Cubero Dumaran, 92, of Ewa Beach, a retired treasurer of a home rental home company, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Philippines. She is survived by sons Gene and Ted, daughter Marian Escobido, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Juana S. Echanes

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Jan. 22, 2011
Juana S. “Melia” Echanes, 79, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Consolacion, Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Arnolfo; daughters Elizabeth Salanga and Bernadette Cayetano; brothers Jose, Federico and Isidro Sellona; sisters Norma Antiniw and Carmelita Jacob; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 9:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Betty A. Hays

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Jan. 29, 2011
Betty A. Hays, 83, of Kailua, a homemaker and Navy Exchange, Hughes Drug Store in Kailua and United Cerebral Palsy Association employee, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She is survived by husband William “Tex”; son Rick; daughters Juliana Hays, Terry Barbieto and Krista Pittler; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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Rose Chitose Higa

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Jan. 19, 2011
Rose Chitose Higa, 80, of Waimanalo, a retired Arcadia Retirement Residence housekeeper, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Henry C.W. Kim; daughters Joanna Cook, Cathie Ng and Patricia Ann Kageno; sister Lily Murakami; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Edward Paul Hogan

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Jan. 31, 2011
Edward Paul “Ned” Hogan, 74, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County roads manager, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Englewood, N.J. He is survived by son John and sister Claire Smith. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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David Kamauoha III

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Jan. 25, 2011
David “Ula” Kamauoha III, 74, of Laie, a retired Pan Pacific Construction employee, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Laie. He is survived by wife Helene K.; daughter Iwa Pawn; stepsons Julian III and Telly “Kaipo” Rillamas; stepdaughters Rosalind A. and Shirley Ann M. Rillamas and Daryljean “Honey Girl” Graycochea; brothers David M. and John H.; sisters Rose Christian, Jennie “Pa’i” Kojima, Happy “Kini” Taualii and Louise “Katchie” Sanford. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 1st Ward Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Starr Seiyen Itomura

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Dec. 14, 2010
Starr Seiyen Itomura, 75, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Health bacteriologist and Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kiyoko, sons Michael M. and Dr. David M., daughters Sharon M. Uyehara and Michelle K. Itomura, brother Masayasu, sisters Yemi Miyashiro and Anne Itomura, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Glenn Hiromi Kajioka

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Jan. 18, 2011
Glenn Hiromi Kajioka, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Schwartz Inc. vice president, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Eric, daughter Liane K. Otake, father Fred H., mother Yoshie, brother Dennis and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Elizabeth Leilani Kila

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Jan. 18, 2011
Elizabeth Leilani Kila, 76, of Nanakuli, a founding member of the Nanakuli Door of Faith Mission, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Samuel III, Kahu Victor and Kahu Ivan; daughters Annie K. Kila-Kea, Flame L., Cindy Saffery IV and Raydean Opamin; brothers Melvin P. and Mitchell; sisters Helen P. Hoohuli and Esther Keamo; 15 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitations: 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Jim Konzo Kishida

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Jan. 19, 2011
Jim Konzo “Jimbo” Kishida, 43, of Oxford, Ala., formerly of Honolulu, a Bright Idea Candle Factory employee, died in Oxford. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Alice; brothers Alan, Dyck and Keevin; sisters DonnaJean Sunada, Patsyann Costa and Paula Young; and companion Michael Cantyne. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Yoshiko Nakandakari

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Jan. 12, 2011
Yoshiko Nakandakari, 94, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Calvin; daughters Harriet Sadanaga, Leatrice Nakandakari, Maxine Mayeda, Sharon Ito and Vicky Kennedy; sisters Doris Yamashiro and Gladys Horner; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Robert Toshio Sasaki

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Feb. 1, 2011
Robert Toshio Sasaki, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Army operations research and cost analyst and Air Force veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alberta, sons Michael and Russell, daughters Karen White and Kathy Bledsoe, brother Fred and sisters Edith Kotow and Gladys Kashima. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Kapahulu Bible Church, 3224 Kaunaoa Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Takeo Sato

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Jan. 19, 2011
Takeo Sato, 99, of Pearl City, a Kahuku Plantation employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Daniel, Alvin and Andrew; daughter Joan; brother Masumitsu; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers

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Laura Lee Shafer

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Jan. 29, 2011
Laura Lee Shafer, 45, of Waianae, a registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She is survived by son Arman M., father Gary, mother Betsy Barry, stepfather Donald Barry, sisters Julia Lowcher and Sandra O’Connell, and stepsister Lori Rosten. Services to be held in July. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested on behalf of Arman Matthew Shafer at any Bank of Hawaii, account 0007-608047.

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Daniel Stephen Correa Sr.

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Feb. 1, 2011
Daniel Stephen “Danny” Correa Sr., 85, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Pacific Marine Shipyard machinist and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary-Jane; Dan S. “Dan” Jr.; daughters Dottie Iwaishi, Margie Iglesia, Marcie Shima and Darlene Chang; 12 grand- children; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal: 1 p.m. at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Yorito Tengan

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Jan. 19, 2011
Yorito Tengan, 79, of Honolulu, a retired plumber, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Fumie; sons Michael and Jon; daughters Joyce Akagi, Helene Toya and Anne Salvador; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. next Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Brandy Ann Valdez

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Jan. 25, 2011
Brandy Ann Valdez, 48, of Honolulu, a state social service aide, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by sons Alan J.P.K. “A.J.,” Mitchell and Rodney; daughters Elena “Ala,” Megan and Courtney; parents Terry Ferstle Jr. and Bobbie McClarry; brother Terry Ferstle III; sister Danee Kudronowicz; grandmother Emma Marlow; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Kalihi Baptist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Richard Nobuichi Watanabe

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Feb. 1, 2011
Richard Nobuichi Watanabe, 79, of Kapaa, a Kapaa High School industrial arts teacher, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by wife Violet, sons Jan and Ken, daughter Leah, brother Herbert S. and four grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Lihue Christian Church. Services: 2 p.m.

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George Sadayoshi Yamamoto

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Jan. 27, 2011
George Sadayoshi Yamamoto, 80, of Honolulu, a retired federal government communication specialist and Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yoko; sons Gregory, Allen and Derek; daughters Karen Powell and Dale Skeen; sisters Lily Tanaka, Laura Suzuki and May Yu; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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