Archive for March 19th, 2011

Vernon Roy Alameda

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Feb. 21, 2011
Vernon Roy Alameda, 41, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Joy, parents Robert and Corazon “Linda,” brothers Darrell and Jonathan, sisters Carol Lee and Renelle Alameda, and grandfather John P. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at the chapel. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Mauricio Quiday Arce

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Feb. 19, 2011
Mauricio Quiday Arce, 87, of Honolulu, a woodcraftsman supervisor for Family Housing Furniture Repair with the U.S. Department of Defense, died in Honolulu. He was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ignacia R.; son Mauricio Jr.; daughters Mary Jane Vannatta and Patricia Baker; sisters Adeline Quirit, Margarita Camero and Alejandra Cabatu; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Daniel Butin Barayuga

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Feb. 19, 2011
Daniel Butin Barayuga, 37, of Honolulu died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Lorenzo and Dolores; brothers Anastacio, Jesus, Elmer, Artemio and William; and sisters Norma Caraang, Segundina Corpuz, Felicidad Bonilla, Patricia Campisano and Anabel Barayuga. Visitation: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Asa Beasha

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Feb. 16, 2011
Asa Beasha, 59, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Mwejen; sons Mike, Chester, Wagner and Wesley; daughter Hollyann Ajen; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Floyd Frederick Bock

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March 16, 2011
Floyd Frederick Bock, 58, of Honolulu, an International Plumbing plumber, died at home. He was born in Warren, Ohio. He is survived by wife Pattijo “Patti,” sons Scot and Ryan, sisters Judy and Gloria Novak, and a grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Kuliouou Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Private scattering of ashes at sea.

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Thomas Cashman

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Thomas Cashman
Aged 73, died February 24, 2011 at his home in Pupukea. Tom was best known on the North Shore for the wooden sailboats which were often admired when he launched them at Haleiwa Harbor. Tom, whose career was in medicine, started building the classic boats upon retirement. He was also a frequent surfer at Haleiwa an could be spotted in the lineup wearing a distinctive red helmet and riding his 11 foot longboard. Cashman founded and directed the Healthing Center at Straub Clinic from 1978 to 1988. In addition to his private practice career in pediatrics and preventive medicine, Colonel Cashman served for 23 years in the army, arriving in Hawaii in 1965 to serve on the pediatric staff at Tripler Army Hospital. Later as Director of Occupational Health at the 7th Medical Command in Europe, he led a 1991 medical assistance mission to Zimbabwe. Upon return to Hawaii, ol. Cashman traveled to Mongolia on four medical assistance visits. He was also active in military disaster relief and humanitarian assistance in the 1993 Kwajalein refugee operation, the 1998 Sissano Lagoon Tsunami and the Western Samoa earthquake management response. Dr. Cashman was proud of the fact that he “went to peace” over 15 times
during his army career. Upon retiring from the army, Cashman was the chief of the Hepatitis Control Section in the Epidemiology Branch of the Hawaii Department of Health. He was associated with the University of
Hawaii School of Medicine as an assistant professor of pediatrics and pharmacology from 1969 to 1985 and later as an adjunct professor of Health Sciences at the University of Hawaii School of Public Health form 1993 to 2001. Dr. Cashman is survived by his wife Sandra, children Eileen Cashman, Alicia Esche, Thomas Cashman III, Kathleen Cashman, Pearse Cashman and Amy Shaw, in addition to seven grandchildren and a great granddaughter. He will be remembered by his family as the teller of great stories, a builder of wooden boats and Commodore Crunchy of the Pirates Club. A memorial service will be held at St. Peter and Paul’s Church at Waimea on Friday, March 25th .

Jesus M. Chapa

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Feb. 27, 2011
Jesus M. Chapa, 59, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electronic measurement equipment mechanic, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Texas. He is survived by companion LaVerne P. Kiaha, son Joshua M., brothers David Chapa and Michael Alexander, and sister Lizette Martinez. Private services.

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Vincent Nguyen Ching

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March 11, 2011
Vincent Nguyen Ching, 44, of Honolulu, a Domino’s Pizza assistant manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Lanie P., son Ethan, mother Hoi Thi and sisters Michele Chang and Christina Ching. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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PATTY LOU “PALOU” CHURCHILL EASTABROOKS

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PATTY LOU “PALOU” CHURCHILL EASTABROOKS

Patty Lou “Palou” Churchill Eastabrooks, passed away March 6, 2011 at home in Lanikai with her family. She was born at Puunene Maui, was a Stanford graduate and lived many years in Asia. She is survived by husband Sam, sons Bo and Douglas, daughters Dawn and Gail, sister Sally Ann Moore, and 7 grandchildren. Private services pending. Donations suggested to Hawaii Chapter of American Cancer Society or St. Francis Hospice of Hawaii.

Colleen Izawa

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Feb. 11, 2011
Colleen Izawa, 78, of Honolulu, a retired nurse with the Los Angeles Unified School District, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Richard, Kenneth, Clarence and Calvin; and sisters Mildred Tomita and Joyce Nago. Private services.

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Charles L. Kamai

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March 8, 2011
Charles L. Kamai, 67, of Honolulu, an Allstate Insurance Co. agent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Winona; son Douglas; daughter Keala; mother Lei Pa’e; brother Samuel Pa’e; sisters Charlotte Evans, Faye Smith, Joanne Armendariz, Daisy Plecther, Kanani Ah Mow and Puanani Mielke; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

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Myrtle Mae Karlin

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March 14, 2011
Myrtle Mae Karlin, 79, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by daughters Linda Bogart and Jill Gumms, brothers Louis and Edward Norton, sister Lawanda Romine, nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Private services.

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George James Kloeppel

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March 18, 2011
George James Kloeppel, 84, of Honolulu, a retired plumber, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Joyce, sons Paul and John, daughter Debra Bullough, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hawaii Kai Ward. Services: noon. Burial: 11 a.m. April 12 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Donald Eugene Kuebler

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March 14, 2011
Donald Eugene Kuebler, 75, of Princeville, Kauai, an owner of Spinning Dolphin Designs in Hanalei and an artist, died at home. He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He is survived by wife Melanie, son Travis Wilker, daughters Rebecca Eitel and Stephanie Lee, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yasuyuki Kurokawa

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March 10, 2011
Yasuyuki Kurokawa, 93, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. machinist and Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Papaikou. He is survived by wife Jane, son Carl, daughters Susan Yanagida and Rita Goto, brother Shiro, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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David Clayton Lee

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March 10, 2011
David Clayton Lee, 51, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a carpenter and landscaping worker, died. He was born in Ogden, Utah. He is survived by wife Florence, son Erick, father Clifford, mother Joan and sisters Cheryl Knowles and Diana Jones. Private services.

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Josephine Malani

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March 5, 2011
Josephine Malani, 95, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Ka Punawai Ola, Kapolei. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Solomon Jr., daughter Norma Hentacutan, sister Mildred Arjona, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dorothy Masako Matsui

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March 5, 2011
Dorothy Masako Matsui, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Edward, Donald and Paul; daughter Ruth Teraoka; brother Masaki Fujimoto; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Patricia Kaailani McBrayer

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March 9, 2011
Patricia Kaailani McBrayer, 80, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael and Terrence Kelso, and James, Timothy and Scott McBrayer; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Byung Yong Min

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March 14, 2011
Byung Yong Min, 94, of Honolulu, a Korean Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Jin Jong; sons Rak Kee and Joseph Choong Gi; daughters Yong Gallop, Yong Hee Woods and Yong Chu Kim; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Thomas John Murphy

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Feb. 2, 2011
Thomas John Murphy, 77, of Pearl City, a former merchant seaman and Marine Corps first lieutenant, died in Pearl City. He was born in Charleston, Ill. Committal services: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published yesterday.

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THOMAS “TOMMY” PEREZ NARVAEZ

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THOMAS “TOMMY” PEREZ NARVAEZ

Age 90, of Aiea, HI passed away March 4, 2011 at St. Francis Hospice West. Born September 24, 1920 in Aiea, HI. He was a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 11-26 Welder and United States Army Veteran. He is survived by wife of 55 years, Adelaide “May” Narvaez; sons, Thomas Jr., Melvin & Lawrence; daughters, Yvonne & Gwendolyn; brother, Joseph; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Visitation 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Tuesday (03/22/11) at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park – Chapel. Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

ROMEO NAZARENO

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ROMEO NAZARENO

Age 45, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away February 26, 2011 in Utah. Born January 23, 1966 in Honolulu,
Hawaii. A network support/PC technician for Hawthorne Pacific Corp.

He is survived by wife, Jeanette Nazareno; parents, Luis and Eustaquia Nazareno; sisters, Elisa (Aurelio) Marcelo, Merlita Nazareno, Elena Nazareno, Anita (Bradley) Lastimosa; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, uncles and aunties.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Tuesday (March 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (March 23) at St Elizabeth Catholic Church; (99-312 Moanalua Rd., Aiea) Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

HARRY SHIGERU OSHIRO

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HARRY SHIGERU OSHIRO

Age 92, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away March 9, 2011 in Kapolei. Born April 14, 1918 in Lahaina, Maui. Harry was a member of the Waianae Soto Mission, and also Haleiwa Shingon Mission.

He is survived by sons, Gary M. Oshiro, Wayne T. Oshiro of OR, Alvin T. (Elizabeth) Oshiro; daughter, Janet J.O. (Jack) Cutting; brothers, Adam Oshiro of NV; Brian Oshiro; sister, Flora (Harry) Nakasone; 3 grandchildren.

Private Services were held.

MICHAEL SCOTT

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MICHAEL SCOTT

Michael Scott was born May 9, 1925 in Long Beach, California, and passed away February 28, 2011 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was the younger son of the late Rear Admiral Norman Scott and Marjorie Guild Scott Edwards. As a Navy family they traveled abroad extensively. Michael was educated in the United States, graduating from Brooks School in 1944 and Yale University in 1948. He joined the Navy after graduating from Yale and was active until the end of World War II. He lived for many years on the East Coast, where he taught school. After retiring from teaching, he divided his time between Honolulu and Santa Barbara.

Michael is survived by two nieces, Martha Mouer of California, and Pamela Volkmann of Montana, and a nephew, Toby Scott of Oregon, as well as five grand nieces and nephews and many cousins and friends. He is also survived by his good friend Jose Lopes De Almeida. His brother, Norman Scott Jr., preceded him in death.

The family asks that donations be sent to The Scholarship Foundation in Santa Barbara and directed to the Michael Scott Scholarship Fund, or to the Brooks School in Andover, Massachusetts in Michael’s name. At his request, there will be no services.

Amadeo Dicion Gante Sr.

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Feb. 26, 2011
Amadeo Dicion “Mading” Gante Sr., 87, of Kahuku, a Waimea Falls Park retiree, died in Kahuku. He was born in Llanera, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by wife Consuelo A.; sons Ernesto, Amadeo and Eduardo; daughters Rosalinda Raquiza, Milagros Lomboy and Evelyn Angeles; brothers Mauro, Vic and Roman; sisters Juliana Gante, Lucila Versola, Apolonia Vinluan, Naning Bulosan, Josefina Arocena and Corazon Dalde; 19 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ayame Terao

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Feb. 16, 2011
Ayame Terao, 92, of Wahiawa, co-owner of Terao Nursery, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Tasuke, sons Hiroyoshi and George K., daughter Casendra Tsujihara, sisters Ichino Hamada and Kinue Harabe, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Allyn Rhondda Thompson

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March 10, 2011
Allyn Rhondda Thompson, 85, of Aiea, a retired Navy commander, died. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by stepson Robert Story, stepdaughters Susan Mattingly and Carol Short, and brother Robert H. Interment services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Pacific Historic Parks, P.O. Box 29940, Honolulu, HI 96820; or USS Missouri Memorial Association, 63 Cowpens St., Honolulu, HI 96818.

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