Archive for May 13th, 2011

Glenn Howard Allen

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April 21, 2011
Glenn Howard Allen, 69, of Waipahu, a Navy veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Rhode Island. He is survived by wife Yumi S., daughters Lisa A.A. Pang and Amy E.A. Medeiros, mother Anita May, brothers Gene and Paul, sister Marsha, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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CHRISTOPHER “CHRIS” LAURETA ANTONIO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

CHRISTOPHER “CHRIS” LAURETA ANTONIO

Age 27, of Irvine, Orange County, California, formerly of Honolulu, passed away April 11, 2011 in Western Medical Center, California. Born August 27, 1983 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

He is survived by wife, Pia Antonio; son, Nicholas Antonio; parents, Nemesio and Cresencia “Bella” Antonio; sister, Jennifer (Alvaro) Escobedo; maternal grandfather, Esteban Laureta.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (May 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Thursday (May 19) at St. Joseph Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

CESARIA “SARIA” PANTOHAN BARDENAS

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

CESARIA “SARIA” PANTOHAN BARDENAS

Age 88, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away April 17, 2011 in Waipahu. Born February 26, 1923 in Argao, Cebu Philippines. Retired waitress at Zippy’s Waipahu. Member of St. Michael Society.

She is survived by sons, Richard (Maria) Bardenas, Lawrence Bardenas, Wayne Bardenas, Dorian (Marjorine) Bardenas; daughters, Mary (Kenneth) Luckey, Barbara (William) Lawrence of Kona; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; brothers, Victor (Valerie) Pantohan, Florencio (Dorothy) Pantohan.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (May 18) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

David Michael Boney

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DAVID MICHAEL BONEY

David Boney, 46, passed away on March 25, 2011. Born in San Diego, California, David was the pastor of Grace Chapel of Honolulu, and the founder of BW Builders, an upscale contracting business. In 2008, he moved to the Mount Zion church facility near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He is survived by his wife, Ester Boney, his stepdaughter Sarha BraganÁa, stepfather and stepmother Ken and Lois Boney, sister Violet Jean Reynolds, and brother John Boney.

A memorial service will be held at Grace Chapel of Honolulu on Saturday, May 14th, at 4:00pm.

MARCELO F. CALIBOSO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

MARCELO F. CALIBOSO

Age 89, of Mililani, HI, passed away April 14, 2011 in Mililani, HI. Born June 29, 1921 in Tubigay, Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He was a heavy equipment mechanic and welder in the construction industry. He left the Philippines & came to Hawaii on the SS Maunawili to work in the sugar plantations.

He is survived by wife, Teodora Peralta Caliboso; daughter, Carolina Caliboso Dayoan; sons, Marcelo Peralta (Mi Suk) Caliboso Jr., Carlito Peralta (Amy) Caliboso; sisters, Josefina Caliboso Ragudo, Timotea Caliboso; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (May 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (May 17) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, (95-370 Kuahelani Avenue, Mililani) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

SIXTA GIRON CASEM

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

SIXTA GIRON CASEM

Age 100, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away April 19, 2011 in Mililani. Born August 2, 1910 in Luna, La Union, Philippines. Retired from Dole Cannery.

She is survived by daughter, Aurora Carruthers; sons, Antonio Casem, Domingo Casem of San Jose, CA; daughter-in-law, Josephine Casem; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (May 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (May 18) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; (1403 California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Heen Lee Chang

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May 9, 2011
Heen Lee Chang, 92, of Honolulu, a retired McCully Chop Suey Restaurant kitchen helper, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Alfred and Shui L., daughters Sharleen Yeung and Cecilia Chang, sister Siu Jane Lau, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Nathan Costa

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March 11, 2011
Nathan Costa, 52, of Phoenix died in Phoenix. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Theresa K., sons Mark A.K. and Austin J.K., daughter Elizabeth P. K. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick’s Church, Kaimuki. Mass: 10 a.m.. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Beth P. Ehu

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May 7, 2011
Beth P. Ehu, 73, of Hilo, a retired Serta Mattress Co. office manager in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Keaukaha, Hawaii. She is survived by son Edgar K. Ehu and Punahele Dennis K. Papalimu; brothers Joseph K. and Timothy K. Papalimu, William L. Abraham, and Jack K. Odani; sisters Rebecca P. Baji and Ruth K. Papalimu; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at the Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Services: 10:30 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No 2. Casual attire.

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Masakichi Gima

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May 3, 2011
Masakichi Gima, 89, of Ewa Beach, a retired cook and farmer and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Lily T.Y., son Wayne W.Y., daughters Anna S.L. and Grace S.S., brother Masajiro, sister Motomi Asato and four grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Lillian Katherine Hjelm

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May 5, 2011
Lillian Katherine Hjelm, 84, of Kailua-Kona died. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by son Bruce March; daughters Kathleen and Colleen March and Karin Weber; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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George Kui Kam

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April 28, 2011
George Kui Kam, 90, of Honolulu, a retired merchant seaman and Navy veteran, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Robert. Private services.

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Cecilia Pualani Keliihoomalu

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May 3, 2011
Cecilia Pualani Keliihoomalu, 74, of Waimanalo, a Puuhale Elementary School head custodian, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert K. and Samuel Jr., daughter Mabel A. Spencer, hanai daughter Sandy Kipapa, 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitations: 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. George Church, Waimanalo. Services: 7 p.m. Monday. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: noon Tuesday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Jerry Ah On Lum

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May 2, 2011
Jerry Ah On Lum, 89, of Aiea, a Realtor and Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Rodney S.L., Darryl S.K. and Spencer J.; daughter Blanche L. Drumheiser; brother Robert; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Emma Rose Kilioulanihoopiiwahine-keakaleihilinakapualoke-okalaniakea McCoy

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April 29, 2011
Emma Rose Kilioulanihoopiiwahinekeakaleihilinakapualokeokalaniakea McCoy, 58, of Waimea, Kauai, a Waimea Canyon Middle School security employee and Army veteran, died at home. She was born in Nanakuli. She is survived by companion and caregiver Francine S.; brothers Lester “Bully,” Patrick “O’Brien,” Johnnie “O’Day” and Ray “Kaae”; sisters Patricia “Cookie” and Crystal “Kehaulani” McCoy and Quezal “Kuuipo” Cooper; the Akana ohana in Waimea; and the Chugga family in Texas. Scattering of ashes at Nanakuli Depots Beach at a later date.

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Leon Clayton Nedbalek

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April 22, 2011
Leon Clayton “Ned” Nedbalek, 75, of Mililani, a Wonder View Press co-owner, commercial pilot and retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Beeville, Texas. He is survived by wife Lani, son Zane, daughters Malissa and Carla G., and a grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Richard Shichiro Nunokawa

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April 26, 2011
Richard Shichiro Nunokawa, 90, of Honolulu, a Young Bros. manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alan and Eddie, brother Harold, sister Lois Lincoln and two grandchildren. Private services held. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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RICARDO “CARDO” ORTIZ

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

RICARDO “CARDO” ORTIZ

Age 77, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away April 15, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born November 3, 1933 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He spent his younger years boxing at Aiea Gym.

He is survived by brothers, Clarence (Annie) Ortiz, William (Barbara) Ortiz; sisters, Margaret Kahalewai, Clara Sanchez, Shirley Sherry (Johnny) Colon; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (May 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Doris Mieko Kubota Philpot

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DORIS MIEKO KUBOTA PHILPOT

Of Kaneohe & Honolulu passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011. She lived her life as a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunty, friend and daughter.

She lived her life by her adage; Remember family and friends of which you are a precious part. Love deeply and love truly, give freely from your heart.

She is survived by daughters, Rayenette “Raye” (Gerald) Tom, Sandra “Sandy” (Al) Soria, Jezarene Taaca; sons, Eric (Kimiko) Philpot, Jay (Alden N.) Philpot; 15 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, sisters, Gladys (Yoshito) Iwaishi, Linda (Richard) Teruya; brothers, Francis (Jane) Kubota, Lloyd Kubota.

Thank you Dr. Dave Mitsunaga and Christie Acosta for giving mom the best care.
Mom will be greatly missed. Private Services
Online condolences @ www.hawaiifuneralservice.com

WILLIAM “WILLY” BALONGKIT PONCE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

WILLIAM “WILLY” BALONGKIT PONCE

Age 77, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away April 22, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born July 5, 1933 in Hilo, Hawaii. William retired from the U.S. Army and Federal Civil Service. He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans.

He is survived by wife, Christine Ponce; sons, Vernon (Harrine) Ceno, Ronald Cornwall, Marc Cornwall; daughter, LeaVien Burke; brother, Santiago (Anna) Ponce; sister, Agnes Yncelino of NY; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (May 17) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

William Balongkit Ponce

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April 22, 2011
William Balongkit Ponce, 77, of Waianae, an Army veteran and retired from the U.S. Army and federal civil service, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Christine Cornwall-Ponce; sons Vernon and Guy Ceno and Ronald and Marc Cornwall; daughters Lea-Vien Burke and KaRena Bejarano; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Vicente R. Rios

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April 22, 2011
Vicente R. Rios, 93, of Honolulu, formerly of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Outrigger Canoe Club cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Florence A.; sons Morris and Mark; daughters Helen Ayson, Leonila Guitang and Catherine Cabatu; stepsons Alfred and Roland Salva and Randy Cababa; stepdaughters Linda Dorsett and Merlyn Quintos; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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LESTER ANTHONY SILVA

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

LESTER ANTHONY SILVA

Age 77, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away April 21, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born February 26, 1934 in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

He is survived by companion, Lynette Galera; son, Anthony Russell Silva; daughters, Sandra Sophie (Cranston) Kamaka, Jr., Sheryl Ann Vea; brothers, Russell L. (Trini) Silva, Harry R. (Gwen) Silva; sister, Vivian L. (Lyle) Stockinger; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (May 16) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary;
Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Tom Tomotaro Tasato

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April 29, 2011
Tom Tomotaro Tasato, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Army civil service electrical technician, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Setsuko, sons Gary T. and Jason T., and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Golden Leinani Teves

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April 29, 2011
Golden Leinani “Laia” Teves, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a retired child care provider, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons James Wilson and Michael Teves, 21 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Mary Lukow Thompson

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April 25, 2011
Mary Lukow Thompson, 97, of Honolulu, a part-time insurance and banking employee, died in Hale Nani Nursing Center. She was born in Gill, Mass. She is survived by sons Paul E., Richard J. and Larry F.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jason Navarro Viejo

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April 24, 2011
Jason Navarro Viejo, 20, of Honolulu, an Army National Guard specialist 4, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sheila, father Edgar, mother Adora Aurelio, stepfather Cesar Aurelio, brothers Mark Viejo and Brandon Aurelio, sisters Trisha Kay and Cerah Aurelio, and grandparents Luis Viejo Sr., Luzviminda Viejo and Rosalina Navarro. Visitations: 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Henrietta Pearl Visser

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May 10, 2011
Henrietta Pearl “Hanale” Visser, 88, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Department of Hawaiian Home Lands secretary, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Hanale, daughters Wene Silva and Joan Jones, 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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William Nadal Walker

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April 26, 2011
William Nadal Walker, 92, of Kaneohe, a Schofield Barracks foreman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gail P.; son Daniel; daughters Tiffany Olson, Jolene Akau and Pennie Adams; brother Joseph Hernandez; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Juliana Marie Walters

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May 4, 2011
Juliana Marie Walters, 55, of, Hilo, an occupational therapist who worked at Honolulu Convalescent Center, Honolulu Rehabilitation Center and Kaneohe State Hospital, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Lewis E., mother Irma E. and brother Dr. Leslie L. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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