Archive for February 19th, 2011

Hanayo Abe

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Jan. 31, 2011
Hanayo Abe, 89, of Pearl City died. She was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Eileen and Marlene, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jesse Alexander

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Feb. 8, 2011
Jesse Alexander, 95, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by sister Thelma. Private services.

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Doris Hisae Arii

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Jan. 20, 2011
Doris Hisae Arii, 76, of Aiea, a retired bookkeeper, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert M.; sons Garret, Dayton, Bryan and Aaron; daughter Rochelle Kitaoka; brother Kazuo Nakamitsu; sisters Clara Nakamura and Diane Ayabe; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Hiroshi Thomas Daikoku

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Feb. 2, 2011
Hiroshi Thomas “Hiro” Daikoku, 86, of Kailua, a retired Foremost Dairies driver and salesman, died in Kailua. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Peggy E.; daughters Avis S. Dang, Wendy S.D. Hunter, Nadine T. Daikoku and Shari K.D. Emerson; brother James Y.; sisters Jane H. Kubota and Flora T. Watanabe; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Frances K. Dong

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Jan. 20, 2011
Frances K. Dong, 79, of Kailua, a retired Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific registered nurse, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by husband Edward; son Kyle; daughter Carolyn Brethour; brother Henry Tom; sisters Evelyn and Marylou Lee, Grace Wong and California Kim; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Carole Yvonne Duff

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Feb. 9, 2011
Carole Yvonne Duff, 78, of Kailua, a retired Ashford & Wriston billing clerk, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Springfield, Ill. She is survived by husband Peter, son Michael, daughters Deborah Cooke and Shelly Busboso, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard Thomas Elwell

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Feb. 8, 2011
Richard Thomas Elwell, 82, of Honolulu, a retired administrator for the Social Security Administration and manager of the state small boat harbors, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. He is survived by wife Patricia, son Mark, daughters Linda Corra and Joan Thompson, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Alice Fumiko Fujimori

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ALICE FUMIKO FUJIMORI

80, of Las Vegas, Nevada died on January 22, 2011. Born on August 28, 1930 in Kealia, Kauai.

Preceded in death by son, Robin. She is survived by husband, Jerome “Jerry”, son Patrick (Verdi); daughter in-law, Linda (spouse of Robin); daughters Cynthia Puleo (Gary) of Stow, Ohio and Jerri Wortman (Kerry) of Vista, California; brother, Leslie (Siebel) Kubo of Kauai; sisters, Jane Aki of Honolulu and Annie Christian, Hazel Kobayashi, and Irene (Bernard) Apana of Kauai; three grandchildren, Corey (Judy) Keys of Erving, Massachusetts, Christopher and Nicole Fujimori; two great grandchildren, Cole and Trent Keys.

Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m.
Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Taira Funayama

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Jan. 28, 2011
Taira Funayama, 89, of Aiea, a retired Charles Pankow Builders Ltd. mason, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Alyce E., sons Hiroshi and Masahiro, daughters Sharon K. and Karen S., brothers Shiro and Hachiro, sisters Betty M. Nakata and Yoshiko Matsukado, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Barbara Jean Gabriel

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Feb. 6, 2011
Barbara Jean Gabriel, 73, of Mililani died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephew Kevin P. Vierra. No services.

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FEDERICO “IKONG” G. GARO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortaury
Mauka Chapel

FEDERICO
“IKONG” G. GARO

Age 84, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away January 28, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born December 2, 1926 in #5 San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired worker at Waialua Sugar. He enjoyed fishing and growing vegetables.

He is survived by wife, Virginia Garo; sons, Rogelio (Emmy) Garo, Jerry (Rose) Garo, Peter (Lori) Garo; daughter, Arlene (Randy) Ranada; brother, Rizal (Flora) Garo; step-sons, Danny Garo, Gilbert Garo; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; 1 step-grandson; numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (February 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Thursday (February 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Yoshito Hasegawa

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Jan. 31, 2011
Yoshito “Hase” Hasegawa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired house painter and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Velma C., daughters Valerie F. Hasegawa-Takahashi and Debbie Hasegawa-Winkler, brothers Mitsuo and Raymond, and sister Harue Endo. Private services.

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Suzue Hashimoto

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Dec. 30, 2010
Suzue Hashimoto, 87, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sisters Tomie Watanabe, Satoe Oyama and Elsie Hegwood. Private services.

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Patricia Chiharu Hata

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Jan. 31, 2011
Patricia Chiharu Hata, 58, of Waipahu, a Lehua Elementary School educational assistant, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Michael T., mother Sadako Ishimaru and sisters Pearl Fukuhara, Lillian Ishimaru, Marilyn Shigetani and Karen Hasegawa. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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FRANCIS T. HIGA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

FRANCIS T. HIGA

Age 73, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away January 25, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born May 23, 1937 in Waipahu, Hawaii. Francis retired as a cargo manager from Japan Airlines.

He is survived by son, Jason Higa; daughter, Jae (Bill) Cain of TX; sisters, Harriet Chinen, Amy (Roy) Suzuki; 1 grandchild.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (February 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Melba Kuuleialoha Huihui

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Jan. 28, 2011
Melba Kuuleialoha Huihui, 75, of Hilo and Honolulu, a retired reservationist at Nani Loa Hotel in Hilo, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Valentine Jr., Ralph and Burton; daughter Ada Kahaleiwai; brothers William Koahu, and Edward Jr. and Michael Lang; 21 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild. Private services.

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Shinobu Jinnohara

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Jan. 22, 2011
Shinobu Jinnohara, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son James T., daughters Sharon S. Kobayashi and Gail K. Ishikawa, sisters Fumie Tokairin and Judy Kimura, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Harry Jones

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Feb. 14, 2011
Harry “Bino” Jones, 68, of Waianae, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. lineman and an Air Force veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Lenora M.; son Charles K.; daughters Margaret U. Kearby, Tammy A. Carvalho, Hannah Nobriga and Dawn Damas; brother Adam; sisters Marian and Helen; and 15 grandchildren. Private services.

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James William Blears Jr.

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Feb. 4, 2011
James William Blears Jr., 62, of Kilauea, Hawaii, a retired city lifeguard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by father James, brother Clinton and sisters Carol Lee Arrolla and Laura Lee Blears. Private services.

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Ivol William Sheets Jr.

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Jan. 26, 2011
Ivol William “Ike” Sheets Jr., 66, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. He was born in Iowa. He is survived by son William, another son and two daughters, sister Sharon Costa, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Rosita Limatoc Kihano

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Jan. 12, 2011
Rosita Limatoc Kihano, 77, of Las Vegas, a retired jeweler, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Valerie Kihano-Burgess and DeeDee Kihano; and sisters Saria Aranita, Beatrice Apana, Florence Mitnick and Chris Poleski. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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ROY PERRY LINDO

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ROY PERRY LINDO
Nov 26, 1929 – Feb 10, 2011

Roy Lindo, 81, son of Jess and Lily Lindo of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on February 10, 2011, in Encinitas California.

Roy is survived by son Jon Lindo, daughter-in-law Anela, and Grandson Joshua; son David Lindo and daughter-in-law Jennifer; daughter Lisa Lindo; brother Greg Lindo and sister-in-law Uki, sister Louise, and sister-in-law Cecilia.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jess and Lily, wife Amy, brother Howard, and sister Gladys.

Roy had a lot of prankster in him, loved a good laugh, and was always there when his family needed him. We are sure he is glad to be reunited with his wife Amy and is probably looking for a good game of cribbage.

Private services will be held.

Thelma Francis Kahililaulani Lynch

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Jan. 24, 2011
Thelma Francis Kahililaulani Lynch, 89, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harold Alexander and Floyd Lynch; daughters Joann Valentine, Mary Rodrigues, Catherine Kauai and Francis Johnson; brothers Franklin and Milton Ross; sisters Martha Zacho, Loretta Pucong and Maryann Stillman; 33 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Kikue Makinson

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Jan. 19, 2011
Kikue Makinson, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Spencecliff Corp. waitress, died in Manoa Cottage Care Home. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Sheila C. Tamanaha and Phyllis M. Britten, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Robert Brusie Marchant

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Jan. 27, 2011
Robert Brusie Marchant, 88, of Honolulu, a retired banking data processor, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Rafael, Calif. He is survived by wife Jean and son David. Services: 8 a.m. Thursday at Outrigger Canoe Club. Private burial. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society (www.hawaiianhumane.org) or Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation (www.dukefoundation.org).

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Richard W. Marshall

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Feb. 8, 2011
Richard W. Marshall, 82, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Portland, Maine. He is survived by wife Jane, sons Phillip K. and Peter, daughter Judith Walzak, hanai daughter Caryn M. Wilder, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaiian Railway Society.

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Mary Sadako Mueller

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Feb. 9, 2011
Mary Sadako Mueller, 90, of Kailua-Kona, a retiree, died at home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Murti Vinayaga, Karl Mueller and Baron Ganeko; brothers Anke, Yasu and Albert Ishikawa; sisters Kathleen Ishikawa and Jean Barry; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held on Oahu.

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Yateru Nakamatsu

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Jan. 6, 2011
Yateru Nakamatsu, 87, of Waipahu, an Army veteran and a civil engineer for the federal government on Okinawa, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by sons Glenn Y. and Daniel H., daughter Amy Kim, brother George and a grandchild. Private services.

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Kanji Nakamoto

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Jan. 25, 2011
Kanji Nakamoto, 83, of Honolulu, a retired group vice president of Service Appliance & Electronic, a division of Servco, died at home. He was born in Kaaawa. He is survived by brother Masao. Private services.

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JUSTINA DELOS REYES NAVASCA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

JUSTINA DELOS REYES NAVASCA

Age 89, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away February 2, 2011 in Honolulu. Born December 7, 1921 in Burgos, Pangasinan, Philippines.

She is survived by daughters, Zenaida (Charles) Tamboa, Eleanor (Robert) Kidder of Hartford, Connecticut; sons, Oscar (Ligaya) Navasca, Eduardo (Gliceria) Navasca, Cayetano Navasca, Henry (Rizalina) Navasca, Ely Navasca, Rainier (Rowena) Navasca; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (February 23) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran