Archive for February 25th, 2011

Manuel Gonzalez Andres

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Feb. 10, 2011
Manuel Gonzalez Andres, 92, of Keauhou, Kona, Hawaii, a baker for Van de Kamp Bakery and American Bakery Co., retired from Rainbow Bakery and an Army veteran, died in the Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Jerome, Ariz. He is survived by son Thomas, daughter Rosemary Cole, brother Anthony, sisters Mary Cohen and Rose Bachman, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment: noon Thursday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, 72-3245 Queen Kaahumanu Highway, Kailua-Kona. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association in his name.

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Timmy K.H. Au

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Feb. 8, 2011
Timmy K.H. Au, 87, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by sons Randall and Samuel, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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CHRISTOPHER FAHEY BLACK

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CHRISTOPHER FAHEY BLACK

Age 62, died February 16th in Kealakekua, Kona. Born in Virginia, he attended Sidwell Friends School, Washington, D.C., Punahou School and the Universities of Tasmania and Melbourne, Australia. A former employee of Berlingeri corp., Thailand, Chris traveled extensively in Asia and upon returning to Honolulu owned and operated “Spirit House Antiques” in Kilohana Square. He also worked for the original Hawaii Five-O TV series and later moved to the Big Island where he was employed by the Hemmeter Company on the construction of the Hilton Waikaloa. Chris also received an Outdoor Circle award for outstanding condominium landscaping. He was living on the Ackerman Ranch in Kona at the time of his death.

Beloved by his family and friends, Chris was the son of Brigadier General Edwin F. Black and Cobey Black, he is survived by his mother and his son Cameron, two sisters, Star Black and Noel Ackerman, and three brothers Nicholas, Brian and Bruce Black. Funeral services are pending.

In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted by the American Cancer Society, 75-5995 Kuakini Hwy, Suite 443, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740.

CHRISTOPHER FAHEY BLACK

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CHRISTOPHER FAHEY BLACK

Age 62, died February 16th in Kealakekua, Kona. Born in Virginia, he attended Sidwell Friends School, Washington, D.C., Punahou School and the Universities of Tasmania and Melbourne, Australia. A former employee of Berlingeri corp., Thailand, Chris traveled extensively in Asia and upon returning to Honolulu owned and operated “Spirit House Antiques” in Kilohana Square. He also worked for the original Hawaii Five-O TV series and later moved to the Big Island where he was employed by the Hemmeter Company on the construction of the Hilton Waikaloa. Chris also received an Outdoor Circle award for outstanding condominium landscaping. He was living on the Ackerman Ranch in Kona at the time of his death.

Beloved by his family and friends, Chris was the son of Brigadier General Edwin F. Black and Cobey Black, he is survived by his mother and his son Cameron, two sisters, Star Black and Noel Ackerman, and three brothers Nicholas, Brian and Bruce Black. Funeral services are pending.

In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted by the American Cancer Society, 75-5995 Kuakini Hwy, Suite 443, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740.

ROBERT S. BONNELL

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

ROBERT
S. BONNELL

Age 71, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away January 24, 2011 in Honolulu. Born December 4, 1939 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Robert retired as a teacher from Farrington High School. He was also a retired Lt Col. from the U.S. Army Reserve.

He is survived by wife, Ella B. Bonnell; son, Robert “Robb” Bonnell; daughter, Dawn (Kurt) Ross of CA; brother, William (Susan) Bonnell of WA; sister, Patty (Kent) Cohenour of OK; 2 grandchildren; step-mother, Mikell Bonnell of IA.

Private services were held.

Sally Yoon Botelho

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Feb. 12, 2011
Sally Yoon Botelho, 86, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Daniel and Rodney, daughter Sonya Chun, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marian Rose Caylor

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Feb. 21, 2011
Marian Rose Caylor, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired registered nurse and Air Force veteran, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Cleveland. She is survived by sons Bailey C. and Michael, sister Ruth Dombrowsky and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private inurnment at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Wilfred K.W. Choy

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Feb. 6, 2011
Wilfred K.W. Choy, 92, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service employee and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sylvia F., sons Martin G. and Gordon E., daughter Laishung and a grandchild. Private services.

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Alida G. Crouch

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Jan. 14, 2011
Alida G. Crouch, 88, of Mililani, a retired business manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Tai and Kevin, daughter Joyce Williams and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Laureen S. DeSantis

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Jan. 6, 2011
Laureen S. “Laurie” DeSantis, 59, of Bend, Ore, formerly of Honolulu, a former medical office assistant and homemaker, died in Bend. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Pierre; daughters Amy and Jennifer; parents Lloyd and Aileen Char; brothers Kendall, Nelson and Edwin Char; and sister Cynthia Ong. Private services held in Oregon. Donations may be made to “CAN Cancer,” c/o St. Charles Foundation, 2500 NE Neff Road, Bend, OR 97701.

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Miharu Fukumitsu

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Feb. 8, 2011
Miharu Fukumitsu, 95, of Pearl City, formerly of Keopu, Kona, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Norman, Ian and Randall; daughters Lorna Ogawa and JoAnn Yamauchi; brother Howard Kawaguchi; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen T. Furumoto

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Jan. 30, 2011
Helen T. Furumoto, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Fisherman’s Wharf employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waikiki. She is survived by daughters June M. Senaga and Elsie A. Yamane, brother Tadashi Mihara, seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Bernice Gannon

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Feb. 9, 2011
Bernice Gannon, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by son William D. Jr.; brothers Wendell, Leslie and Clyde Castro; sisters Emogene Pacheco and Bernadine Lovewell; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Bobby Lundgren Hanaike

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Feb. 19, 2011
Bobby Lundgren Hanaike, 80, of Honolulu, formerly of Kaaawa, a retired state recreation coordinator and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris, stepson Michael Kurashige, stepdaughters Kim and Kelly Kurashige, hanai son Chili and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Tadao Honda

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Feb. 8, 2011
Tadao Honda, 86, of Honaunau, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Keei, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Yasuo and sisters Sadako Mitsuda, Janet Matsuda and Doris Schroeder. Memorial services to be held at a later date. No monetary offerings. No flowers.

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Michiko Moriya Ikehara

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Jan. 21, 2011
Michiko Moriya Ikehara, 60, of Waipahu, a Heddy’s Beauty Hideaway cosmetologist, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Fukushima, Japan. She is survived by sons Brett and Blaine, and brother Kunihiro Higashizawa. Private services.

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Thomas Yoshio Iwai

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Feb. 9, 2011
Thomas Yoshio Iwai, 89, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed painting contractor and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris; sons Gary, Milburn and Thomas Jr.; daughter Cheryl Oumi; brothers Howard, Harold and Dr. Charles; sisters Stella Takamatsu and Esther Sakata; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Chiyeko Kanzaki

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Feb. 13, 2011
Chiyeko Kanzaki, 98, of Pearl City, a retired Park Shore Hotel pantry worker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Hitoshi, Tadahiro and Osamu; daughter Takako Yagi; sister Natsuko Hayama; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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David Y. Kimura

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Feb. 17, 2011
David Y. Kimura, 69, of Honolulu, a physician and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Myoung Han, son David J., daughter Lisa-Ann, sister Eloise Marugame and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Doris Yoshiko Kimura

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Feb. 3, 2011
Doris Yoshiko Kimura, 92, of Honolulu, a Manoa Chevron co-owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Eloise Marugame and Shirley Maeda; brothers Kenji, Shiro and Tsukasa Nakano; sisters Fujiko Shiraishi and Nancy Nakagama; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty Lee Kitsu

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Dec. 27, 2010
Betty Lee Kitsu, 96, of Henderson, Nev., a homemaker, died in Nathan Adelson Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James, Curtis and Raynard; daughters Linda Taniyama and Reiko Nomura; brother Gilbert Lee; sister Margaret Chung; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sun Yong Kitsu

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Jan. 6, 2011
Sun Yong “Sue” Kitsu, 75, of Henderson, Nev., a seamstress, died in Nathan Adelson Hospice. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by husband Curtis. Private services.

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Tsukasa Kudo

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Jan. 24, 2011
Tsukasa “Butch” Kudo, 81, of Honolulu, a retired painter, died in Maunalani Nursing Center. He was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Kimberley Hirota and Leslie Kaopuiki, brothers Takeshi and James, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Peter Julian Laffy

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Feb. 15, 2011
Peter Julian Laffy, 59, of Honolulu, a musician, died in Honolulu. He was born in East Melbourne, Australia. He is survived by wife Gabriellene W., son Aidan, brothers Michael and Shane, and sisters Colleen Allan, Jody MacDonald and Mae Parker. Private services.

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Michele Yoshimi Low

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Feb. 11, 2011
Michele Yoshimi Low, 55, of Honolulu, an American Savings Bank banker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edwin G., son Raymond K.Y., daughter Jessica L.T., father Harry Y., mother Patsy T., brother Brian Y. and sisters Anne M. Nakama and Lenore Y. Ohye. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Laura M. Martin

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Feb. 18, 2011
Laura M. Martin, 88, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edward Jr., Roy and Alan; daughter Janice Woo; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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ELSIE HARUYO MATSUMURA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

ELSIE HARUYO MATSUMURA

Age 96, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away February 4, 2011 in Mililani. Born December 26, 1914 in Pukoolau, Molokai. Retired from Kaunakakai Groceteria as a sales person.

She is survived by sons, Roy A. Matsumura, Glenn S. Matsumura; daughter, Jean (Richard) Miyahira of Oregon; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Setsuko (James) Yamane; numerous nieces & nephews.

Private services were held.

Arthur Wilson Menezes

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Feb. 15, 2011
Arthur Wilson Menezes, 93, of Honolulu, a retired New York Life Insurance Co. insurance agent, a civilian Wake Island survivor, Navy prisoner of war and veteran who served in World War II, died in Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Geri M.; sons Robert A., Douglas P., James T. and Mitchell H.; daughters Carol A. Scolari, Susan A. Berk, Christi Lassiter-Wright and Marijo I. Parkin; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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JAMES “JIMMY” ORNELLAS

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

JAMES “JIMMY” ORNELLAS

Age 75, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away February 17, 2011 in Mililani. Born November 29, 1935 in Honolulu. He was a retired Federal fire fighter and US Army veteran. A devout Catholic, he was a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus and shared his faith as an eucharistic minister volunteering his time at Halawa Correctional Facility and Tripler Army Medical Center. His late father, Frank, was a railroad engineer, and Jimmy spent a lifetime admiring trains and locomotives and was an active member in the Hawaiian Railway Society. A friendly and generous man, his favorite pastimes included playing ukulele, talking story with his wala’au club, and spending time with his children and his precious granddaughter, Emma.

He is survived by his first daughter, Monica Ornellas, and her husband, Michael Baron; second daughter, Natalie Ornellas, and her husband, Dennis Castro; his son, Michael Ornellas, and his wife, Cynthia Sachs; his granddaughter, Emma Baron; and former wife, Nancy Ornellas.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (February 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Woon Hark Paik

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Feb. 1, 2011
Woon Hark “Huggie” Paik, 84, of Honolulu, retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Carol E., daughter Donna G. Hosada, brothers Donald and Kwang Hark Paik, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran