Archive for April 7th, 2011

Lucia Soto Acidera

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March 25, 2011
Lucia Soto Acidera, 83, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired farm worker at Nakamura Farms, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Juan; sons Cerelino, Esteban, Francisco, Juanito and Apolonio; daughters Cirinea Galam, Jesusa Villasista, Marcelina Ceria and Thelma Realina; 24 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional services and burial at a later date in the Philippines. Casual attire.

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Nancy Jane Ader

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March 31, 2011
Nancy Jane Ader, 74, Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alan A.; daughters Margo Hanawahine, Paulette Ader, Claudette Marinaro, Debbie Jacob, Annette Cummings, Darlene Ranan, Karen Allan and Maria Abbatiello; stepfather Juan Rosario; sister Shirley Torres; 30 grandchildren; 31 great-grand- children. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Jack Shaw Allen

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March 22, 2011
Jack Shaw Allen, 79, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired painter, died at home. He was born in Heber, Calif. He is survived by son Jobe, daughters Marsha Edwards and Joy Allen, sister Wanda S. Davis, four grandchildren and seven great-grand children. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 16 at Kauai Veterans Center. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.

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Mary Milho Botelho

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March 22, 2011
Mary Milho Botelho, 96, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Barbara J. Anthony, brother Joseph Milho, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Inez Breneman

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March 21, 2011
Inez Breneman, 92, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Kingfisher, Okla. She is survived by brother Robert Hill. Private services.

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Violet Sau Gen Chung

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March 17, 2011
Violet Sau Gen Chung, 82, of Honolulu, a Security Title Corp. retiree, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry, son Michael, daughter Terrilyn Irimata, brothers Francis and Vernon Ching, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Itaru Dodo

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March 29, 2011
Itaru Dodo, 93, of Ho no lulu, a meat cutter for SuperValu (Independent Grocers Alliance), died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Doris K. and brother Masao. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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ALFRED KEALOHA FRANK

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

ALFRED KEALOHA FRANK

Age 69, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away March 14, 2011 in Aiea. Born July 13, 1941 in Aiea, Hawaii. Alfred retired from Hawaiian Dredging after 40 years of service. He was a member of Local 630.

He is survived by wife, Marie Frank; sons, Christian K. (Cyndy) Frank, Alan-Paul (Melissa) Frank; daughter, Kelli-Ann (Robert) Voloch, M.D.; 3 grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (April 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (April 12) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Grace Aiko Fujita

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March 26, 2011
Grace Aiko Fujita, 86, of Kaneohe, a state Department of Education director, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kikuo, son Rodney, daughter Gail Yee and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Mary Ellen Fujiwara

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March 28, 2011
Mary Ellen “Mele” Fujiwara, 70, of Honolulu, a European travel consultant and sewing and quilting teacher, died in Bremerton, Wash. She was born in Leavenworth, Wash. She is survived by sons Shawn, Roger and Michael; and daughter Lisa Ragan. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Puuikena Beach Park. Additional services at a later date in Washington.

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Thomas Michio Fukumoto

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March 22, 2011
Thomas Michio Fukumoto, 89, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Honolulu, a retired supply manager and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Agnes, son Alan, daughters Lynn Jenks and Renee Ben, sister Esther Abe and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Crispin Baxa Galamay

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March 6, 2011
Crispin Baxa Galamay, 86, of Waipahu, a retired Mars Construction mason, died in Waipahu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Josefina P., son Patrick, daughter Evelyn Antl and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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SEAN MICHAEL HAGERTY

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

SEAN MICHAEL
HEGARTY

Age 44, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away March 19, 2011 in Honolulu. Born January 22, 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

He is survived by wife, Stella Fau-Hegarty; daughters, Sonya P.T. Hegarty, Shannon J.P. Hegarty; father, John J. Hegarty; brother, Donovan (Tanya) Hegarty; many nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday (April 11) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Committal Service 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (April 12) at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire.

Janice Eileen Hubenthal

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March 12, 2011
Janice Eileen Hubenthal, 63, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Hollywood, Calif. She is survived by husband Bill Sage, mother Gertie and sisters Connie and Lee. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Cully Judd’s Beach House, 59-381 Ke Nui Road, North Shore. Potluck hoolaulea to follow.

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Helen Mew Lang Hughes

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March 15, 2011
Helen Mew Lang Hughes, 68, of Ewa Beach, a care home operator, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John; son Charles K.W. Kaalekahi Jr.; daughter Angela Kaalekahi; brothers Herman Akana Jr. and Peter Kawaa; sisters Julie Rose, Mildred Ferreira, Sharlene Hironaka and Shirley Fernandez; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ewa Beach. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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CARLA “KALANI BOY” MEYERS JR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

CARL A. “KALANI BOY” MEYERS, JR.

Age 33, of Waianae, HI, passed away March 11, 2011 in Waianae. Born October 28, 1977 in Honolulu. He was a drywall hanger journeyman with V&C Drywall and Ka Moi Construction. He served as a deacon with Ark of Safety Christian Fellowship and a #1 Pittsburgh Steeler fan.

He is survived by wife, Jadeen Amina Meyers; son, Carl “Kalani Boy” Meyers III; daughters, Nanea Meyers, Nalei Meyers, Naleah Meyers; parents, Kalani & Faye Meyers Sr., Jay & Geri Amina Sr.; brothers, Bronson Meyers, Jay Amina Jr., Guyson Amina; sisters, Shelley Meyers, Nalani Amina, Aloha Amina, Kanani Amina; maternal grandfather, Richard Englar; grandparents, Sam & Elsie Kaahaaina; grandmother, Ethel Amina.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (April 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (April 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. Mililani
Memorial Park. Steeler Nation Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Leocadio Pajo Jr.

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March 27, 2011
Leocadio “Cadio” Pajo Jr., 63, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired power plant operator at Hawaii Electric Light Co., the former Puna Sugar Co. and Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Gwen A., sons Leonard and Lyle “Leo,” daughter Denise Callejo, brother Ricardo, sister Francelle Waipa and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ronald Kanahele

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March 9, 2011
Ronald “Uncle Ron” Kanahele, 59, of Aiea, a steel guitar player and teacher, died in Waialua. He was born in Kamalo, Molokai. He is survived by hanai son Max Louie, brothers Raymond and Gary, and sisters Jeanette Nomaaea and Laverne Kanahele. Services held. Incorrect information
in an obituary published Friday.

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BERNICE K.N. CHONG KEE

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BERNICE K.N. CHONG KEE
March 20, 2011

Bernice K.N. Chong Kee, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam PACAF Headquarters secretary for several generals, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dennis (Suzanne) and Kevin (Roberta), daughters Jerilyn Jeffryes and Celyn Chong Kee, stepson Ronald “Jo” (Jonie), brother Leonard Chun, sister Alice Ahu, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Services: 9 a.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. (Validated parking available at Century Square, 1188 Bishop St.) Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

BERNICE K.N. CHONG KEE

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BERNICE K.N. CHONG KEE
March 20, 2011

Bernice K.N. Chong Kee, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam PACAF Headquarters secretary for several generals, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dennis (Suzanne) and Kevin (Roberta), daughters Jerilyn Jeffryes and Celyn Chong Kee, stepson Ronald “Jo” (Jonie), brother Leonard Chun, sister Alice Ahu, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Services: 9 a.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. (Validated parking available at Century Square, 1188 Bishop St.) Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Charles Kimak

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March 3, 2011
Charles “Charlie” Kimak, 94, of Kaneohe, a retired Marine Corps colonel, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Sugar Creek, Mo. He is survived by son Charles R., daughter Mary E. Erickson, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Pohai Nani.

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Evelyne Joan Ladd

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March 29, 2011
Evelyne Joan “Ebby” Ladd of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by son Robert R. Bachrach, stepsons Michael and David, brother Laddy Drake, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private scattering of ashes. Donations suggested to Salvation Army.

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Rebecca Kapahu Niheu

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April 5, 2011
Rebecca Kapahu Niheu, 83, of Makaweli, Kauai, a retired Gay & Robinson Plantation irrigation specialist, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Miriam Chavies, Ruth Nizo, Pam Kamakele, Claire Niheu-Yong and Marilyn Niheu; sister Julia Nakaya; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grand children. Visitation: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Waimea Foreign Church. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Rudolpho Notebo

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April 2, 2011
Rudolpho Notebo, 83, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Kauai County refuge collector, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Lillian, son Rudolpho, stepson Kelly Roach, daughter Suann, stepdaughter Ramona Roberts, brother Rosendo Fernandez, sisters Dionisia Salvador and Adeline Del Rosario, caregiver Ruby Tsukamoto, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa. Mass: 11 a.m. Private burial.

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John “Johnny” Sabas

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JOHN “JOHNNY” SABAS

Of Moloka’i, died on March 17, 2011 at the Moloka’i General Hospital at age 95. He was born February 21, 1916 in Honolulu; he attended Lili’uokalani Elementary and McKinley High School. Johnny was raised in the Salvation Army Homes at Manoa and Kaimuki; he never knew any relatives on his side.

Johnny was a respected athlete, playing volleyball, basketball and football in the old Honolulu leagues. He played in the Hawaii Professional Football League and on town teams such as the Kaka’ako Sons, Polar Bears, Hawaiian Pine, and the Chinese Dragons. One of his football coaches was former Honolulu Mayor Neil Blaisdell. John enjoyed music, reading, and throw-net fishing.

He was married to Clara Ku’ualoha (Brito) for nearly 65 years. They were inseparable, and up until last year, could often be seen walking hand in hand in Kaunakakai town. Together they raised four children, all college graduates; John (Jennifer), Rinda (Frank), Michael, and Barry (Mary). In addition to his wife and children, he is survived by 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, nephews, and nieces.

John was proud of his service to country and community. He spent over 29 years with the Moloka’i Police Department, and served in the U.S. Army and the National Guard. He was a good and loving man.

Visitation will be from 9-10 am, and services from 10-11 am, on Saturday, April 16, at Kalaniana’ole Hall on Moloka’i. Lunch and talk story to follow, no flowers or wreaths, casual attire. Moloka’i Mortuary, Inc. arranged crematory services. Services will be performed by the Reverend Uncle Jimmy Duvauchelle.

Raymond Leo Souza Sr.

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March 29, 2011
Raymond Leo Souza Sr., 72, of Honolulu, a retired senior transport driver with the former Union Oil, died at home. He was born in Ho no lulu. He is survived by wife JoAnn, sons Raymond Jr. and Keith Sr., 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Patricia Jene Tabulog

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March 30, 2011
Patricia Jene Tabulog, 61, of Makaha died at home. She was born in Pensacola, Fla. She is survived by husband Juan Jr.; sons Kenneth and Juan III; brothers Steven Hobbs and Michael Sharlon; sisters Toni Hambaro, Kathi Sharlon and Mari-Anne Goo; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Pokai Bay. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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John David Tyner

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March 31, 2011
John David Tyner, 49, of Waipahu, a retired Navy master chief and an engineering technician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, will be remembered in services 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Central Union Church. He was born in Lumberton, N.C. He is survived by wife Mary Langston, son Christopher David, daughter Nancy Malia, parents Warren Stanley and Mary Frances, and brothers Robert and Neil. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow. Cremation to follow. Flowers welcome. Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to Mothers Against Drunk Drivers or American Heart Association.

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Adriana Cortez Vicencio

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March 27, 2011
Adriana Cortez Vicencio, 74, of Kahului, a Sheraton Maui Hotel short order cook, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Nelson; daughter Norma; brothers Leo, Tani, Donnie “Bhoy” and Pepe Cortez; sister Rosamunda Parilla; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Gardens of Meditation.

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Fumio Watanabe

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March 18, 2011
Fumio Watanabe, 94, of Honolulu, a retired warehouse worker for the federal government and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Roy, daughter June Borreca, brother John and two grandchildren. Private services.

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