Archive for May 10th, 2011

Benjamin Yun Kee Chock

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April 4, 2011
Benjamin Yun Kee Chock, 82, of Honolulu, a retired St. Francis Medical Center director of pharmacy, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Carty Y.K., daughter Cecelia Y.W., mother Jennie, brother Vernon and five grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m.

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Andrew Mun Kin Chun

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April 23, 2011
Andrew Mun Kin Chun, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Public Works draftsman for the 14th Naval District, Pearl Harbor, and a veteran with the Navy Reserve, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by nephew Jaken and niece Yvette. Visitation: noon Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Charles William Fraser

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CHARLES WILLIAM FRASER

82, of Honolulu, a retired businessman and army veteran, died April 20, 2011 in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles, California.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, Tom (Jean), Steven (Linda) and Peter (Joanne); 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Private services.

Hilda Michie Fujio

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April 20, 2011
Hilda Michie Fujio, 71, of Honolulu, a retired R. Baird Co. sales representative, died. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughters Althea E. Fujio, Tracy A.F. Poentis, Toni N. Fujio-Galindo and Teri K.F. Teruya; sisters Matsuyo Yokoyama, Grace T. Nohara and Rachel H. Iijima; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Thomas Garcia

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May 4, 2011
Thomas Garcia, 82, of Paia, Maui, a retired construction industry heavy-equipment operator, died at home. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Jacqueline J., daughter Fern Garcia-Stout, brother John, sisters Alice Texador and Rose Lopes, and a grandchild. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Maka-wao. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Connie Ginoza

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April 19, 2011
Connie Ginoza, 66, of Santa Maria, Calif., died in Santa Maria. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert, Matthew, Kimo and Matthew K. Corral, and Kip Ginoza; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Shirley Cowan Gould

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April 22, 2011
Shirley Cowan Gould, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. secretary, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughter Darcy Takeifanga, sister Mavis Cook and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Joseph A. Graham

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April 24, 2011
Joseph A. Graham, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter and Navy veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Bonesteel, S.D. He is survived by sons Joel C. and Michael P., daughter Sheryl Marshall, brother Dennis, sister Frances Maulding, six grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Keolumana United Meth-odist Church, 1425 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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JANE SAKIKO HARAGUCHI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

JANE SAKIKO HARAGUCHI

Age 83, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away April 23, 2011 in Aiea. Born August 6, 1927 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, Takao Haraguchi; sons, Glenn (April) Haraguchi, John Haraguchi, Dean Haraguchi; daughters, Patricia (Eric) Alpert of NV, Susan (Roland) Louis; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (May 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m.

Jane Sakiko Haraguchi

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April 23, 2011
Jane Sakiko Haraguchi, 83, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Takao; sons Glenn, John and Dean; daughters Patricia Alpert and Susan Louis; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private burial. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Flora Maria Holland

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May 2, 2011
Flora Maria Holland, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Elsinore, Utah. She is survived by husband G. Fred; son Michael F.; daughter Linda Elia; brothers Vernon, Shirel, Harold and Thomas Little; sister Rosalie Scholes; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua 2nd Ward, 349 Kailua Road. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaii Heart Association. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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William Kumukoa Kalawao

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April 26, 2011
William Kumukoa “Billy” Kalawao, 53, of Waianae, a state heavy-machine operator died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sarah U.; sons William Jr. and Daniel; daughters Shalana Sharpe and Wynette, Sarah and Uilani Kalawao; sisters Pamela Perez, Devielene Kahookele, Dannette Yadao, Daniella Sylvester and Sandra-Lee Weaver; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m.

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RAYMOND “MANU” F. KAWEWEHI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

RAYMOND “MANU” F. KAWEWEHI

Age 49, of Ewa, Hawaii, passed away April 10, 2011 in Waianae. Born Dec. 3, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Raymond was formerly employed by Island Commodities, and Chaney & Brooks.

He is survived by brothers, Earl (Norieta) Kawewehi, Jr., Samuel (Sara) Kawewehi of WA, Michael Kawewehi of AZ; sisters, Bernardine (Robert) Halvorson of AZ, Jackie Maae of CA; hanai daughter, Malia Young; 2 hanai grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, aunties, uncles, & cousins.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (May 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Henry Joseph Kormanski

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March 29, 2011
Henry Joseph Kormanski, 86, of Honolulu, a retired administrative executive, died in Honolulu. He was born in Saxton, Pa. He is survived by nephew Dr. Charles and niece Helen Ann Graffious. Private services.

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Jasmine Ululani Notley Lau

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April 15, 2011
Jasmine Ululani Notley Lau, 85, of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, a retired Army civil service employee, died at home. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Stephanie Fernandes and Bobbie Wong, brother Llewelyn Notley, sister Gwendolyn Hiapo, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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DONALD YUK SING AH LOY

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

DONALD YUK
SING AH LOY

Age 80, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away April 27, 2011 in Honolulu. Born March 10, 1931 in Paia, Maui. Retired Sgt. from the Maui Police Department; and also from the Department of Social Services as a social worker.

He is survived by wife, Henrietta Hiilei Ah Loy; son, Patrick Gil Achin (Gay) Ah Loy; daughter, Donnalyn Haunani (Barney) Isaacs; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Valentine Ah Loy, Charles (Sheila) Kahaleauki; sisters, Janet (James) Kamanao, Barbara (Ronald) Umiamaka.

Visitation 8:45 – 10:00 a.m. Friday (May 13) at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints- Ewa Beach Ward (91-1154 North Rd., Ewa) Funeral Service 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Esther Shizue Maetani

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May 3, 2011
Esther Shizue Maetani, 92, of Aiea, a retired Kuakini Medical Center nurses’ aide and retired Libby McNeill Libby forelady, died. She was born in Yamaguchi-ken, Japan. She is survived by son Daniel T.; daughters Ellen Higa, Joyce Sakamoto Dulce and Shirley Matsu-moto; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mitsuru Matsumoto

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March 24, 2011
Mitsuru Matsumoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retired contract employee for the federal government and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Noboru and sister Nellie Y. Matsudo. Private services.

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EILEEN CONE MILEO

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EILEEN CONE MILEO

Mrs. Mileo, age 84, died on Monday, May 2, 2011. Eileen was born on June 21, 1926, in Brooklyn, New York.

She married Tony Mileo on January 6, 1946 and they spent 57 years of marriage together gardening, playing bridge, playing tennis and supporting each other in every way until Tony’s death in February 26, 2002. Eileen became a teacher in the late 1950s, earning a Masters Degree in Reading Education from William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. She worked for many years in the Englewood, NJ school system, finishing her teaching career as a teacher of English as a second language to foreign students in the district. After retirement Eileen and Tony moved to San Diego, CA, wintering in Honolulu, HI, and then following Tony’s death Eileen lived full time in Honolulu until she moved to Charlotte in 2008 to live with her loving daughter and son-in-law Lauren and Michael O’Sullivan.

Eileen is survived by Lauren and Michael, and by her grandchildren Allison Mileo Gorsuch of New Haven, CT, Sarah Anne O’Sullivan of East Hanover, NJ, Marina Mileo Gorsuch of Durham, NC and Daniel Ryan O’Sullivan of Charlotte, NC. In addition to her spouse, Eileen was preceded in death by her daughter Janice Mileo, her sister Phyllis Karlson and her brother Robert Cone.

The family will hold a private service.

SHICHIRO MORIGUCHI

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SHICHIRO MORIGUCHI

Shichiro “Mori” Moriguchi, age 93, a retired chemist who owned and operated Laboratory Services and Products, passed away on April 16th, 2011, at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu, Hawai’i on January 22, 1918, and was preceded in death by his parents, Eitaro and Michi Moriguchi, six brothers, Taro, Jay, Samuel, Edward, Goro, and Rokuro, and one sister, Viola Fukie Ching.

He is survived by his beloved wife of over 68 years, Genevieve Obara Moriguchi; son David(Sharyn) of Vancouver, Washington; step-grandson Steven(Jill) Eymann and step-great-grandchildren Melanie and Andrea Eymann, all of Oshawa, Ontario, Canada; and many nieces and nephews.

Special thanks go out to Rosalina and Edgar Balmilero and Jennilind and Junior Aggasid for their kind and loving foster home care for both Mori and Genevieve over the years; to cousin Judy Young for bringing her late mother, Genevieve Wakayama, over for visits to the Moriguchis; and especially to beloved niece Carol Lau, for all the years of wonderful care during which she has patiently managed all the health and financial affairs of her uncle and aunt.

Private services already held at Nu’uanu Memorial Park.

Wallace Takeshi Nagao

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April 19, 2011
Wallace Takeshi Nagao, also known as “Wally” and “Doc,” 92, of Manoa, a retired state Department of Agriculture division head (animal industry), former ranch veterinarian and small-animal veterinarian on the Big Island, died at home. He also was an Army veteran who served in World War II with the Military Intelligence Service and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Larry Y., daughter Janice M. and brother Stanley S. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, American Red Cross or Operation Kids.

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LILY RYUKO NOGUCHI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

LILY RYUKO NOGUCHI

Age 82, of Honolulu, HI, passed away April 5, 2011 in Honolulu, HI. Born April 10, 1928 in Ibaragi, Japan. She was the owner of Lily’s Barber Shop in Waipahu; also a member of Waipahu Hongwanji.

She is survived by son, Norman (Ann) Noguchi; daughter, Ruth (Stacey) Wiegand of London, OH.

Private services were held.

Patsy Toshie Ogata

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May 1, 2011
Patsy Toshie Ogata, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Veterans Administration counselor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tsutomu; sons Ernest, Lloyd, Clyde and Eric; sisters Fumie Ma-tsumoto and Shimeko Horihata; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Satsuko Komatsu Okumura

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April 20, 2011
Satsuko “Sats” Komatsu Okumura, 82, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper at Ohata Chun Yuen (formerly Ohata & Co.), died. She was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Benjamin Y. “Ben” Okumura, son David I. Okumura, daughters Patricia C. Okouchi and Gayle J. Burgher, brother Norinobu Komatsu, sisters Clara Aiona and Irene Balfe, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Helen Yoshiko Ozaki

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April 27, 2011
Helen Yoshiko Ozaki, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Kahala Hilton housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Aaron A., daughter Iris K.O. Tamura, brothers Mitsuo and Yoshito Matsumoto, sister Ann Tanimoto and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or Kuakini Medical Center.

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Teodora Garcia Rivera

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April 11, 2011
Teodora Garcia “Doray” Rivera, 91, of Honolulu, a foster grandparent at Jefferson Elementary School and an Easter Seals assistant, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Alejandro, Agustin, Junior and Felix; daughters Guadalupe Astrero, Agatona Alcasid, Connie Perez and Fabiana Bergonio; brothers Romualdo and Alejo Garcia; sisters Sofia Donado and Lamberta Manuel; 25 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:45 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Wade Lawrence Richard Saunders

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May 7, 2011
Wade Lawrence Richard Saunders, 75, of Honolulu, a retired federal education counselor and retired Air Force master sergeant, died. He was born in Watertown, N.Y. He is survived by son Michael, brother Myrle and sister Lyndeen Looney. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

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Seiki Shimabukuro

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April 5, 2011
Seiki “Richard” Shima bukuro, 97, of Aiea, a retired Tahitian Lanai cook and former Waffle Shop proprietor, died. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Richard T. and Stanley H., daughter Joann A. Suematsu, sister Grace Y. Teruya, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to American Red Cross for the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. Photo addition for an obituary published yesterday.

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Masao Shinsato

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April 29, 2011
Masao “Masa” Shinsato, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Bryan M., daughters Sandra A. and Terri F., sisters Sally Oshiro and Hatsue Arakaki, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Jean Tsumae Taketa

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April 30, 2011
Jean Tsumae Taketa, 79, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Medical Center admitting clerk, died at home. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by hanai son Kirk Hoohuli. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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