Archive for March 21st, 2011

William Bernard Bisho

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March 15, 2011
William Bernard “Bernie” Bisho, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Territorial Savings & Loan vice president and an Army National Guard veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vickie, son Christopher “Chris” and two grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Waikiki Elks Club. Valet parking provided. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to California-Hawaii Elks Major Project, c/o Elks Lodge No. 616, 2933 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815.

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Teodora Fontanilla Bulusan

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March 8, 2011
Teodora Fontanilla Bulusan, 92, of Makawao, Maui, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Luna, Isabela, Philippines. She is survived by sons Felipe Sr. and Alfredo, daughters Rose Johnson and Branda Everett, brother Federico Fontanilla,
11 grandchildren and
30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Saint Anthony Church. Mass:
11 a.m. Burial: 9 a.m. next Monday at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dr. Thomas M. Cashman

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Feb. 24, 2011
Dr. Thomas M. Cashman, 73, of Haleiwa, a retired physician at Straub Clinic & Hospital and Tripler Army Medical Center, and a retired Army colonel and chief of occupational medicine, died in Haleiwa. He was born in Elizabeth, N.J. He is survived by wife Sandra; sons Thomas M. III and Pearse; daughters Eileen and Kathleen Cashman, Alicia Esche and Amy Shaw; brothers J. Pearse and Edward; sister Regina; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Saints Peter and Paul Mission, Haleiwa.
Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii or Pancreatic Research Center at UCLA.

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ANGELITA “HELING” AGANUS GABUR

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

ANGELITA “HELING” AGANUS GABUR

Age 72, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away March 13, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born May 19, 1938 in #1 Valbuena, Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Employed at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Waikele and at Don Quijote. Member of Badoc Pinili Association.

She is survived by sons, Rex (Susan) Gabur, Rey Gabur of Philippines, Cliff (Kathleen) Gabur, Sunny Gabur; daughters, Judith Gabur, Henedine Gabur, Jane (Bong) Pagala; 7 grandchildren; mother, Esmeralda Tabayoyon; sisters, Dora (Isidro) Malubay of Philippines, Citas Abrogena of Philippines; brothers, Fidel (Bella) Aganus of Philippines, Lito (Thelma) Aganus of Philippines, William (Fe) Aganus of Philippines.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (March 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Mass 7:00 p.m. Burial will take place in the Philippines. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Jeannine T. Kaopuiki

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March 5, 2011
Jeannine T. Kaopuiki,
79, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died on Maui. She was born in Pirae, Tahiti. She is survived by daughter Michelle Kaopuiki-Ugalino, three brothers, four sisters and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Wailuku Union Church. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Lei only.

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George James Kloeppel

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March 18, 2011
George James Kloeppel, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Local 130 Chicago Plumbers Union plumber and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Joyce, sons Paul and John, daughter Debra Bullough,
11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. tomorrow 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. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Michael Joseph Maher

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March 15, 2011
Michael Joseph “Mike” Maher, 62, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Imelda B., daughters Brook Black and Emmanuelle Maher, brother Bob, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:
6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Haunani A. Malama

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Feb. 23, 2011
Haunani A. Malama, 66, of Ewa Beach, a bus aide at Ground Transportation Inc., died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Tesha Malama and Roxanne Malama-Tupuola, and a grandchild. Services:
9 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Celebration of life to follow at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center dining pavilion. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to
Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center.

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Tomeyo Nishimura-Furuya

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March 11, 2011
Tomeyo Nishimura-Furuya, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired teacher who worked most recently at Benjamin Parker Elementary School, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Howard J. Furuya, sons Chris A. and Dan H. Furuya, brother Katsuyoshi Nishimura, sister Masayo Fujikami and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Parker United Methodist Church, 45-211 Waikalua Road, Kaneohe. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Satoshi Oyama

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Jan. 13, 2011
Satoshi “Ray” Oyama, 82, of Kailua, a retired electrician and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Irene; daughters Cheryl Nadamoto, Renee Oyama-Evans and Eleanor Shinsato; brothers Masaji and Rodney; sister Stella Morita; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:
11 a.m. Private committal services. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Aaron Ross Pacheco

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March 10, 2011
Aaron Ross “Bully” Pacheco, 46, of Kula, Maui, a Goodfellow Bros. Inc. laborer and foreman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Aaron K.; daughters Celina K. Lucas-Rojas and Shayna N. and Hali K. Pacheco; mother Dee Dee Rapozo; brothers Eric Pacheco and Kaupili Romias; sister Lynndee Gomes; and grandparents Ted and Rose Yoshizawa, and Pat Nacua. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward. Services: 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Lula Campos, c/o First Hawaiian Bank, 20 W. Kaahumanu Ave., Kahului, HI 96732. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Helen Figueroa Range

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March 12, 2011
Helen Figueroa Range,
85, of Kailua, formerly of Mountain View, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Richard W.; daughters Anita L.K. Camarillo and Lena K. Range; brothers Adam and Richard Figueroa; sisters Thelma Pihana, Anita Camarillo and Rena Baker; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Community Church, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Albert Santiago Rodrigues

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March 3, 2011
Albert Santiago “Belto” Rodrigues, 88, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and a city road division retiree, died at home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Bill Benkman, Anthony and Herman Rodrigues, and Rick Mabrey; daughters Shirley Nitullama, Carol Fernandez and Edna Okamoto; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Mass:
9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Miyoshi Sakamoto

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Feb. 22, 2011
Miyoshi Sakamoto, 94, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence, Edwin, Francis and Herbert; daughters Jane Yoshisato and Norene Liboy; brother Noboru Uyesugi; sister Winnie Hashino; six grandchildren; and
13 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Waianae Hongwanji. Casual attire.

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Rosalie Jean Arzadon Ramos Scharf

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Feb. 25, 2011
Rosalie Jean Arzadon Ramos Scharf, 43, of Kokomo, Ind., died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel J., son Nolan K. Ramos, daughter Ashlynn R. Whilhelm, stepdaughter Tiffany P., parents Vincent T. and Milagros A. Ramos, brothers Robert and Ronald Ramos, and sister Rowena Aquino. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Honolulu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Leon Walter Schumaker

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March 15, 2011
Leon Walter Schumaker, 74, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii Intercollegiate Athletics director of student affairs, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Frances; daughters Mikihala Defiesta, Noelle Bounos and Barbie McCumber; brothers Richard and Robert; sister Maureen Hammond; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Mabel Morita Senda

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March 10, 2011
Mabel Morita Senda, 81, of Lihue, a retiree, died in Regency at Puakea, Lihue. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Dean, daughter Joan Fujimura, brothers Kaoru and William Morita, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Christian Church. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Joseph Alfred Alconcel Sr.

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March 15, 2011
Joseph Alfred Alconcel Sr., 69, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Judy; sons Joseph Jr. and Chad; daughters Tanya Barbero, Trina Napaepae and Celeste Mollena; brothers John G. Ramos and Larry Pagan;
sisters Violet Diederiks, Rosita Ellison and Evangeline Correa; nine grandchildren; and a great-grand
child. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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James Kalauli Noa Sr.

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March 9, 2011
James Kalauli Noa Sr., 81, of Kailua, a retired junior high school vice principal, died in Fremont, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine, sons James K. Jr. and Jeffrey K., daughters Joslyn K.N. Donlin and Joanne K.N. Asing, 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Ward, 1723 Beckley St. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alfred Clifford Souza Sr.

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March 8, 2011
Alfred Clifford Souza Sr., also known as “Al” and “Freddy,” 88, of Aiea, a Hawaiian Tel plant facility retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret M., son Alfred C. Jr., daughter Kimberly A., brother Robert Gonsalves, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Michael Thomas Suenaga

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Feb. 23, 2011
Michael Thomas “Mikey” Suenaga, 54, of Honolulu, an Aloha Airlines employee, died. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by father Dr. Alexander “Doc,” stepmother Kay, brother Patrick and sisters Suzanne, Mary and Catherine Suenaga, Jeanne Torricer and Anne Fraser. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Meleane Lataanga Ofaloto Vehikite

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March 14, 2011
Meleane Lataanga Ofaloto Vehikite, 67, of Kihei, Maui, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Sione Asiesia; sons Siesi T. Taufaao and Asiesia Vehikite; daughters Anamalia Siu Mahoni and Sofia Ngaloafe Tofuaipangai; brothers Tevita, Viliami, Sione, Saili, Sione Finau and Tupou Fakatou; sisters Luisa Tapua, Ana Kafoatu, Seini Atupuha, Mele “Keahi” Vuki, Salote Wolfgram and Hese?kaia Vaohingano; and
15 grandchildren. All-night vigil: 8 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Theresa Church, Kihei. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park at Pauwela, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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CRISTINA “TINA” BANIS VILLANUEVA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

CRISTINA “TINA” BANIS VILLANUEVA

Age 40, of Mililani, HI, passed away February 15, 2011 in Honolulu, HI. Born March 1, 1970 in Waialau, HI. She was a special education pre school teacher at Nanaikapono Elementary School. She was a member of the Cambridge “Who’s Who.”

She is survived by husband, Noel S. Villanueva; son, Juan Wahl B. Villanueva; sister, Jacquelyn B. (Laureto) Caluya; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews & cousins.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Friday (March 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (March 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

JULIA MAE VILLANUEVA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

JULIA MAE VILLANUEVA

Age 51, of Mililani, HI, passed away February 16, 2011 in Mililani,
HI. Born July 24, 1959 in Honolulu,
HI.

She is survived by sons, Donovan (May) Forges, Dallas (Emelyn) Forges; daughter, Jeanalin (Scott) Rehm; brothers, Rudy (Lorraine) Villanueva, Alfredo (Ivy) Villanueva Jr., Gary (Sheryl) Villanueva, Michael (Devina) Villanueva, Jeffrey (Tanya) Villanueva; sisters, Josephine (Chester) Panoke, Lynda (Louie) Buldo; 5 grandchildren; numerous uncles, aunties, nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (March 24) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church (95-370 Kuahelani Avenue, Mililani) Mass 10:00 a.m. Urn burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Dwight Mitsuyuki Yoshida

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March 4, 2011
Dwight Mitsuyuki Yoshida, 58, of Kaneohe, a Kraft Foods sales representative, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Colynn R., daughter Jayme L.K.M., parents George T. and Nancy T., and brothers Victor and Grant. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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