Archive for March 30th, 2011

CATALINO YANOS ACIERTO

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

CATALINO
YANOS ACIERTO

Age 86, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away March 19, 2011 in Waipahu. Born April 30, 1924 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

He is survived by sons, Efren (Violet) Acierto, Nelson (Merle) Acierto; daughter, Evelyn (Lloyd) Reyes of San Diego; 6 grandchildren; companion, Enrica B. Asio; sister, Maria Acierto Acoba of Arizona.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (April 3) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Monday (April 4) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Escolastica T. Andam

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March 4, 2011
Escolastica T. “Tikang” Andam, 85, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rodolfo, Reynaldo and Roger; daughters Merly Leonardo, Priscilla Ramoran and Ester Viloria; brother Ruperto Ignacio; sister Margarita Ignacio; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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David Cadacio Andaya

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March 24, 2011
David Cadacio “Dabid” Andaya, 85, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a Hamakua Sugar Plantation juice processor, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Fely D.; daughters Jacqueline Yagi, Daveline Ching, Joann Ramos and Gayle Aquino; brother Jesus; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Casual attire.

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Teri May Wong Bennett

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March 23, 2011
Teri May Wong Bennett, 46, of Honolulu, an American Mutual Underwriters insurance agent, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wayne H., son Connor J., daughter Lauren C., mother Lynn M. Wong and sisters Shari L. Martin and Marcia W. Somer. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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Angelita Locquiao Cabuyadao

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March 19, 2011
Angelita Locquiao Cabuyadao, also known as “Lita” and “Angie,” 51, of Lanai died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by fiance Vilmar Costalles; daughters Rhoda, Laura and Eva; mother Maxima; brothers Leonardo, Enrico and Manuel; sisters Lydia, Soledad, Ana and Virginia; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Lanai Community Recreational Center. Services: 7 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Lanai Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Lanai Cemetery.

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Daniel Wo Yip Chun

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Feb. 20, 2011
Daniel Wo Yip Chun, 64, of Mililani, a retired electrician at the Navy Public Works Center and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorcas D. “Dori,” brothers Edward W.C. and Herbert W.H., and sister Betty K.O. Leong. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Randy Mancao Dangidang

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Feb. 21, 2011
Randy Mancao Dangidang, 60, of Wahiawa, an Air Force veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Randy J.; daughter Stephanie R.; mother Rosario M.; brothers Adolpho Yacap, and Albert M. and Roland M. Dangidang; and sisters Fely Y. Sunio, Yolanda D. Roberts and Charlene D. Wolfe. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ina M. Gabiana

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March 14, 2011
Ina M. Gabiana, 71, of Honolulu, a retired candy maker at Hawaiian Host, died in Honolulu. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Ermie; sons Edward, Grenz and Danny Henry, and Edgar and Joe Gabiana; daughters Sonja Mendoza, Margaret Rosa, Mary Anne Povy, Jennifer Banaga and Arlene Ramirez; brothers Salevao, Tavau, Tau, Simi, Aelemo and Muavae Maika, Feliuai Lene and Aviata Toma; sisters Saili Masalosalo, Faapio Valaile, Taresa Sa’au, Tovale Salavea, Pagoveli Tiapula, Kilisi Tupai and Iulai Upega; 34 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published yesterday.

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JOHN “JOHNNY” F. GUZMAN

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

JOHN “JOHNNY” F. GUZMAN

Age 80, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away March 10, 2011 in Honolulu. Born December 2, 1930 in Kohala, Hawaii. Johnny retired from Hawaiian Telephone as a cable splicer. He also served as a business manager from Local Union 1357-IBEW; and former proprietor of State Carpet Cleaning.

He is survived by wife, Dorothy J. Guzman; son, Terry Guzman; daughters, LaVerne (Alex) Timbancaya, Darlene (Erdman) Kawelo, Jr.; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday (April 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Thursday (April 7) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 12:00 noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park

JOHN “JOHNNY” F. GUZMAN

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

JOHN “JOHNNY” F. GUZMAN

Age 80, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away March 10, 2011 in Honolulu. Born December 2, 1930 in Kohala, Hawaii. Johnny retired from Hawaiian Telephone as a cable splicer. He also served as a business manager from Local Union 1357-IBEW; and former proprietor of State Carpet Cleaning.

He is survived by wife, Dorothy J. Guzman; son, Terry Guzman; daughters, LaVerne (Alex) Timbancaya, Darlene (Erdman) Kawelo, Jr.; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday (April 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Thursday (April 7) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 12:00 noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park

Jeri Lee Haina

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Feb. 28, 2011
Jeri Lee Haina, 69, of Kapolei, an Inter-Island Resorts sales employee and a United Vacations retiree, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Los Gatos, Calif. She is survived by husband John N.; sons John C.K., Kevin N. and Keith K.; mother Sylvia J. Piper; brothers Richard and Dennis Piper; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:�6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Melvin Hisashi Ishii

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March 8, 2011
Melvin Hisashi “Sach” Ishii, 59, of Pearl City died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen, son Neil, daughters Melanie Zukeran and Jennifer Ishii, father Kazutaka and sisters Marian Matsuura, Carol Fujii and Phyllis Fukuzono. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frank C. Penna Jr.

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March 10, 2011
Frank C. Penna Jr., 85, of Port Orchard, Wash., a retired Del Monte Corp. machinist operator and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Frank M., Henry, Russell and Michael; daughter Dorthy; sisters Mercedes Baily and Dorthy Machedo; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. No services.

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Miguel Vega Jr.

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March 12, 2011
Miguel Vega Jr., 40, of Kapolei, an Aloha Care senior manager and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Heather, sons Vincent and Andrew, mother Lydia Maldonado and brothers Martin Vega, Daniel Rodriguez, and Stanley and Ray Maldonado. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hope Chapel Kapolei, Franklin Avenue.

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Sook Ja Kwak

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March 9, 2011
Sook Ja Kwak, 68, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, a retired former nurse at Korean Care Home, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Cheonju, Korea. She is survived by husband Suk Hee, son Jaewon “Jay” and daughter Janet J. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Manoa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Thomas Bew Lau

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March 26, 2011
Thomas Bew Lau, 94, of Honolulu, a retired machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 31 and former co-owner of Hawaii Supermarket, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kwantung, China. He is survived by sons Robert Y.K., Dr. Franklin Y.P. and Brian Y.C.; daughter Gail Y.L. Nishinaka; brother Raymond H.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Buddhist services. Eulogy and closing: 9 a.m. Burial:10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Gomercinda Lutao

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March 24, 2011
Gomercinda “Ming” Lutao, 84, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a retired Sheraton Kauai Hotel housekeeping supervisor, died at home. She was born in Albuera, Leyte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Domingo Sr.; sons Domingo Jr., Richard and Lester; daughter Rosemary Nagato; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.

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Francis Martinez

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Feb. 17, 2011
Francis “Marty” Martinez, 87, of Mililani, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, and a retiree of the Federal Aviation Administration in Honolulu, died in Kapolei. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Pauline F., sons James and Anthony, daughters Dr. Marian Crislip and Susan�Martinez, brother Carl Takahashi, sister Ethel Lunasco, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Amy Frances Rodrigues

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March 19, 2011
Amy Frances Rodrigues, 70, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alvin; sons John, Duane and Donald Duh; daughters Belinda Bishop and Lyla Reed; sisters Dorothy Fernandez and Ethel Soares; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. April 17 at Waianae Boat Harbor. Incorrect information in an obituary published yesterday.

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HEDWIG MARGARETA RYAN

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HEDWIG MARGARETA RYAN

Passed away March 30, 2010 at Kahala Nui. Born July 18, 1925 to Margareta and Thomas Wirth in Deutsch Eylau, East Prussia, Germany.

Missed by family deeply and her smile, her kiss, and her warmth live on in our hearts. Missed by Tom, Jackie and Ashley and Vernon Ryan in Hawaii, family in Colorado and Germany. We miss you Hedy.

Fredie Mark Baoit Silao

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Feb. 12, 2011
Fredie Mark Baoit Silao, 21, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Perfecto and Teresa, brothers Cesar Silao and Raylito Abad, and sister Theresa. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Ariel Marie Smart

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March 20, 2011
Ariel Marie Smart, 68, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retiree and homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in San Jose, Calif. She is survived by husband Robert E.; daughters Charmaine M. Burns, Melody Krause and April Smart; brother Clifton Walker; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, 570 Kinoole St., Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Celebration of life with food and fellowship to follow. Private burial. Casual attire.

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Elmer Snyder

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March 25, 2011
Elmer Snyder, 82, of Princeville, Kauai, a retired A.H. Robins pharmaceutical company regional sales manager, died. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by sons Matthew, Mark and Michael; daughter Mary Beth Cross; sisters Lorraine, Dorothy and Peg; nine grandchildren; and two great–grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Sylvester’s Church, Kilauea, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Catherine’s Church Adopt-a-Student program. Casual attire.

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Henry William Wasson Sr.

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March 26, 2011
Henry William Wasson Sr., 77, of Laie, a city Parks and Recreation Department groundskeeper, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dawn Kaaihue Keaweamahi; sons Henry Jr., Harry and Henny; daughters Sheryl Ann Kaonohi, Denise Macomber and Rozlyn Mansinon; brothers Wayne Moku and James Anthony; 26 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at his residence, 55-740-B Kamehameha Highway, Laie. Services: 7:30 p.m. Burial: 7 a.m. Saturday at Mahunalii and Lunalilo Burial Site, Laie. Aloha attire.

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Chiyono Kuwaye Takemoto

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March 18, 2011
Chiyono Kuwaye Takemoto, 92, of Honolulu, a Kaala Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Melvin and Roy; daughters Joyce and Karen; brother Yasuo Kuwaye; sisters Misao Sakamoto, Sue Toyama and Sachi Tanetake; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Wahiawa United Methodist Church, 1445 California Ave., Wahiawa. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Jane Hatsuyo Tanaka

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March 11, 2011
Jane Hatsuyo Tanaka, 80, of Honolulu, a retired waitress, died at home. She was born in Kona. She is survived by son Neil A., daughter Dorrie K. Tsukayama, brother James M. Sakumoto, sister Shizue Hirano, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Betty Davis Terry

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Feb. 21, 2011
Betty Davis Terry, 81, of Beltsville, Md., and Honolulu, a retired teacher in Hawaii, Maryland and Utah, died at home in Beltsville. She was born in Cheswold, Del. She is survived by husband Raymond J.; sons William and David; daughters Elizabeth Terry, Frances Meyerson and Ellen Holder; and eight grandchildren. Scattering of ashes at a later date on Oahu. Online condolences: rememberingbettyterry.blogspot.com. Donations suggested to Hospice of the Chesapeake, Philanthropy Department, 445 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD 21401; or www.hospicechesapeake.org/support-donate/online-donation-form.

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Betty Harue Tsuji

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March 16, 2011
Betty Harue Tsuji, 80, of Honolulu, a retired co-owner of Continental Shoe Findings Co., died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard M., daughters Julie H. Tsuji-Alhadeff and Ami M. Tsuji-Jones, sister Mildred N. Sakumoto and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Wanda K. Wahineokai

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March 19, 2011
Wanda K. Wahineokai, 71, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by three nephews and a niece. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Windward United Church of Christ, 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Services: 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.

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Teichi Yamada

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March 23, 2011
Teichi Yamada, 91, of Olinda, Maui, a biological aide assisting with research on fruit flies and an agricultural specialist, died in Wailuku. He was born in Kihei, Maui. He is survived by wife Fusako; sons Miles, Kenneth and Scott; daughter Alice Kusumoto; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission.

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