Archive for February 8th, 2011

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BUNGBAI “NUN” SATO 59, of Glendale, AZ passed away on January 10, 2011. Survived by husband, Lyle, son, Kevin, daughter, Lori Danielson; two grandchildren. Visitation at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Baptist Church 94-293 Anania Drive; service at 11:00 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Annie Edith Alejado

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Jan. 28, 2011
Annie Edith Alejado, 80, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert Jr.; daughters Diane, Linda, Roxanne, Susan and Cynthia; brother Joseph Moniz; sister Dorothy Narvas; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Resurrection of the Lord, Waipahu. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Irene Kauwe Alexander

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Jan. 30, 2011

Irene Kauwe “Ola” Alexander, 63, of Honolulu, a retired Handi-Van driver, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Early “Toby,” Eric and Jason; daughter Chandell Asuncion; brothers Ellen Kauhane and Robert Kauwe; sisters Yvonne Stevens, Annie Pasa, Eileen Sylva and Ginger Bastatas; and seven grandchildren. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Celebration of life at a later date. Aloha attire.

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John Michael Boulay

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Feb. 1, 2011
John Michael Boulay, 55, of Omao, Kauai, a Brennecke’s Beach Broiler bookkeeper in Poipu, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Tucson, Ariz. He is survived by wife Sheri; mother Barbara; brothers Jim, Robert, Christopher and Michael; and sister Michelle Spencer. Celebration of life: 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 20 at Kukuiolono Golf Course Pavilion. Casual attire.

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Herbert S.C. Chun

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Jan. 28, 2011
Herbert S.C. Chun, 84, of Honolulu, a personnel director for the state and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jeffrey; daughters Pamela Chun, Deborah Fong and Angela Hilderbrand; sister Helen Dean; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at United Church of Christ, 467 N. Judd St. Services: 1 p.m. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Barbara Mae Coloma

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Feb. 3, 2011
Barbara Mae Coloma, 56, of Honomu, Hawaii, a former cashier at Mr. Ed’s Bakery in Honomu, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Agrifino “Boogie”; daughters Terrilynn and Sherry; brothers Leroy, Jude and Wayne Mattos; and sisters Sandra Konanui, Sharon Ariel, Wanda Mattos and Monica DeCosta. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Louise Deguair

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Jan. 10, 2011
Louise Deguair, 92, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Nelson, Charles, Paul and Michael; daughters Flora Cambra and Paulette Deguair; brother Martin Salas Jr.; sister Flora Rodrigues; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 830 Main St., Honolulu. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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LOUISE DEGUAIR

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary LOUISE DEGUAIR Age 92, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away January 10, 2011 in Waianae. Born July 21, 1918 in Kohala, Hawaii. She was a very loving, caring, giving mother, sister, & grandmother. She will be forever in our hearts. She is survived by sons, Nelson (Vicky) Deguair, Charles (Sherry) Deguair, Paul Deguair, Michael (Nanette) Deguair; daughters, Flora (Jack) Cambra, Paulette Deguair; brother, Martin (Josephine) Salas, Jr.; sister, Flora Rodrigues; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 11:00 a.m. Friday (February 11) at Holy Family Catholic Church (830 Main St., Honolulu); Mass 12:30 p.m. Burial 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Diana Rose Elies

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Feb. 11, 2011
Diana Rose Elies, 67, of Wailuku, a former schoolteacher, Christian counselor and Avon representative, died at home. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Larry D.; sons Loren, Daniel, Joel, David and Mark; daughter Laurie Gebhart; brother John L. Perez; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Friday at Lahaina Christian Fellowship. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Private burial.

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George Jung

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Jan. 22, 2011
George Jung, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel chef and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by son Kevin. Visitation: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Diamond Head Mortuary. Public talk at 6 p.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Eleanor Fusako Kawamoto

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Feb. 5, 2011
Eleanor Fusako Kawamoto, 97, of Honolulu, a retired D. Kwon & Co. office clerk, died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David K. and Thomas M., two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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TADAMI KAWAMURA

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.) TADAMI KAWAMURA Age 92, of Honolulu, passed away January 20, 2011 at his residence. Born October 23, 1918 in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by son, Lloyd S. Kawamura; brother, Kenneth (Florence) Kawamura; sisters, Lillian Saiki of Hawaii, Sally (Walter) Heirakuji; grandson, Ben Dean-Kawamura; nieces and nephews. Private services were held.

Haruko Kimura

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Jan. 31, 2011
Haruko Kimura, 97, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Paauilo. She is survived by sons Wilfred, Jed and Ray; daughters Doris Orr, Janice Higashi, Irene Kimura and Gayanne Gandia; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Paauilo Hongwanji Mission. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Pearl F. Zablan Hew Len

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Jan. 21, 2011
Pearl F. Zablan “Granny” Hew Len, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Saga Foods breakfast cook at University of Hawaii’s Hale Aloha dormitories, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Herbert K., George Jr. and Elmer L.; daughter Manu King; sisters Blanch Ramos and Blossom Chaves; 15 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Samuel Bung Yuen Lum

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SAMUEL BUNG YUEN LUM Age 89, of Honolulu, passed away January 23, 2011 at Queen’s Medical Center. Retired in 1977 as a Shipfitter Loftsman, Shop 11, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard after 35 years of service. US Army veteran. He played with the ukulele group at the Moiliili Senior Center, was a member of The Small World Harmonica Band and a volunteer for the Lanikila Hawaii Meals on Wheels. Married to Ethel Heong Lum, predeceased. He is survived by daughters, Beverly (Allen) Suemoto, Rosalyn (James) Bohner, Evelyn Lum; son, Randy Lum. Brother, James (Harriet) Lum. Two grandchildren, Scott (Sally) Suemoto and Tiana Bohner. Two great-grandchildren, Katelyn and Isaiah Suemoto. Visitation 10:00 AM and services 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 12, at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church – Palama (720 N. King St). No flowers. Inurnment at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl – private.

Patrick Wayne Mendoza

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Jan. 21, 2011
Patrick Wayne Mendoza, 58, of Ewa Beach, a construction laborer, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Patrick W. Jr. and Alex; daughters Patricia, Angelina and Kimberly; brothers Ronald, Anthony, Arthur and Kevin Mendoza, and Edward Merrit; sisters Georgia Kaneao and Tracey, Paulette and Donna Mendoza; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Sacred Hearts Church. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Paul Joseph Mioi

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Jan. 3, 2011
Paul Joseph Mioi, 72, of Hauula, a Pan Pacific Construction crane operator, died in Kailua. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Judith, son Paul “Kalani” Mioi and Bobby Russell, hanai daughter Sophie Aiona, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Congregational Church. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Ngoc Quang Nguyen

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Feb. 5, 2011
Ngoc Quang Nguyen, 75, of Honolulu, a retired lieutenant colonel in the South Vietnamese army and a certified public accountant, died. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Kim H.; sons Chau, Bau and Nga; daughter Hieu; several brothers and sisters; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional services in Houston at a later date.

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Kojin Onaga

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Jan. 15, 2011
Kojin Onaga, 77, of Aiea, a retired manager and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Elgin M., daughters Elena Onaga and Carmen Fitzek, brothers Grant and Herbert, sisters Tomiko Komoto and Takeko Fontenot, and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Margaret Setsuko Oshiro

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Jan. 31, 2011
Margaret Setsuko Oshiro, 80, of Honolulu, a federal civil service retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Choyu, son Warren Sakaino, daughters Laura Hall and Doreen Torres, stepsons Thomas and Ronald, sister Beatrice Correa, brothers Laurence and Kenneth Watanabe, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Francisco Cabacungan Pasalo

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Jan. 13, 2011
Francisco Cabacungan “Ponciano” Pasalo, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Philippine National Irrigation Administration water pump operator, died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosita, sons Roland Pasalo and Reynaldo Domingo, sisters Basilia Bocoboc and Petra Layugan, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Gloria Duyanen Patague

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Jan. 19, 2011
Gloria Duyanen Patague, 76, of Ewa Beach, an Okuhara Foods retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Rey; daughter Glorifina Festin; brother Aurelio Duyanen; sisters Camila Padilla, Esperanza Laberinto and Sylvia Sadaba; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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GLORIA DUYANEN PATAGUE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel GLORIA DUYANEN PATAGUE Age 76, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away January 19, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born March 12, 1934 in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from Okuhara Foods. She is survived by daughter, Glorifina (Wilfredo) Festin; son, Rey (Shirley) Patague of San Jose, CA; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Aurelio (Emeteria) Duyanen of San Jose, CA; sisters, Camila (Irenio) Padilla, Esperanza (Rodolfo) Laberinto, Sylvia Sadaba; numerous nieces & nephews. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday (February 11) at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (91-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa); Mass 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (February 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 10:30 a.m.; Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Steven Soriano

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Jan. 16, 2011
Steven Soriano, 36, of Honolulu, a Beachside Roofing Co. roofer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Nathaniel R., fiancee Nicole Ramson, mother Valerie, brothers William Jr. and Randy, and sister Juwilma “Jojo” Taylor. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hope Chapel Olomana, Kailua. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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John Ornellas Sr.

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Jan. 16, 2011
John “Milton” Ornellas Sr., 75, of Pearl City, a California and Hawaii Sugar Co. refinery employee in Aiea and an Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Geraldine “Gerry”; sons John Jr., Joseph and James; daughters Christina Ornellas, Bernadette Bryant and Tommie Tishier; brothers Lowell and Ricky; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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JOHN “MILTON” ORNELLAS, SR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary JOHN “MILTON” ORNELLAS, SR. Age 75, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away January 16, 2011 in Pearl City. Born June 24, 1935 in Honolulu. He was employed at California and Hawaii Sugar Refinery (C & H Sugar Aiea). He is survived by wife, Geraldine “Gerry” Ornellas; sons, John (Joy Ramoran) Ornellas, Jr., Joseph Ornellas, James Ornellas; daughters, Christina Ornellas, Bernadette (William) Bryant of Fountain Valley, CA, Tommie Tishier of Fountain Valley, CA; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers, Lowell (Lorraine) Ornellas, Ricky (Lehua) Ornellas; sister-in-law, Cheryl Ornellas; numerous nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday (February 11) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City); Mass 11:00 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Irene Tatar

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Feb. 4, 2011
Irene Tatar, 95, of Honolulu, a retired artist, died at home. She was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. She is survived by daughter Elizabeth. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Elsa Inis Lactaoen Udasco

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Jan. 13, 2011
Elsa Inis Lactaoen Udasco, 33, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John M., daughters Jonell E. and Nicole C., parents Eddie Sr. and Monica Lactaoen, brother Eddie Lactaoen and sister Elena L. Lao. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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June Victoria Kehaulani Adolpho Wells

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Feb. 2, 2011
June Victoria Kehaulani Adolpho Wells, 49, of Wailuku, a Maui Memorial Medical Center payroll clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Orville D.; sons Chad Adolpho and Chauncey Wells; daughter Tiari; stepchildren Cory Wells and Jenna Carroll; mother Lorraine; brothers Abraham “Big Boy” and Aaron Adolpho; sisters Darlene Tagalan, Leila Adolpho and Lee Ann Kaluakini; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Doreen Leilani Wong-Lopez

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Jan. 31, 2011
Doreen Leilani Wong-Lopez, 54, of Wailuku, an assistant manager at American Savings Bank in Walmart, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy I. Lopez; daughter Mychelle Wong; brothers Arnold and Leonard Grace, and Ronald, Aaron and Patrick Wong; and sisters Georgette Lopes, Penelope Kam, Patricia Ho’opi’i and Priscilla Wong. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Additional visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 18 and 9 a.m. Feb. 19 at Borthwick Mortuary, Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 and 11 a.m. Feb. 19. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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