Archive for May 21st, 2011

James Garcia Agbayani

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May 7, 2011
James Garcia Agbayani, 84, of Aiea, a retired Army sergeant who served in World War II and the Korean War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Mabel Linda; sons Richard, Brian and William Agbayani, and Robert and Richard Lewis; daughters Alda Glass, Phyllis Kawachi, Deborah Suliven, Janice Higa and Patricia Miranda; brothers William, Albert, Benny, Robert, Pedro, Alfred and Jaime; 24 grandchildren; 23 greatgrandchildren; and a greatgreatgrandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers; lei welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Maximina V. Allagonez

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April 19, 2011
Maximina V. “Maxie” Allagonez, 91, of Honolulu, a Maunalani Convalescent Home nurse’s aide, died in Honolulu. She was born in Santa Maria, Philippines. She is survived by son Marlon, daughters Lori Komoda and Marilou Chin, nine grandchildren and a greatgrandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Richard Bennett-Holloway

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May 14, 2011
Richard “Rich” Bennett-Holloway, 56, of Moiliili died in Hilo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Leonard Luis, daughter Lokelani Ramos, mother Rita Holloway, brothers Lee Boren and Kevin Holloway, sister Lisa Zepeda and two grandchildren. Gathering: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ramos home, 187855 Kolenelio Road, Mountain View, Hawaii. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

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ENCARNACION PARTOSAN BRACEROS

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

ENCARNACION PARTOSAN BRACEROS

Age 75, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away April 26, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born January 6, 1936 in Philippines.

She is survived by son, Dan J. (Lani) Braceros; brothers, Vicente (Mabel) Partosan, Leonardo (Lydia) Partosan, Alejandro (Myrna) Partosan; sister, Geny (Greg) Castasus; 1 grandchild; nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday (May 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (May 25) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; (1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Feliza Lucas Dela Cruz

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May 6, 2011
Feliza Lucas Dela Cruz, 77, of Honolulu, a Peter Allen Enterprises Inc. retiree, died in St. Francis HospiceWest. She was born in Dibua, Laoag, Philippines. She is survived by sons Allen and Sherwin, brother Ernesto Lucas and sister Juanita Lucas. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Medina Cabbab Divina

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May 6, 2011
Medina Cabbab Divina, 84, of Honolulu, a hotel maid at Holiday InnAirport, died in Honolulu. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Reynaldo; stepdaughters Sierra Kuroda, Lucille Birgado, TommyLynn Castillo, TerriAnn Jones and Maggie Olson; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Peter Turner Dyer

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May 4, 2011
Peter Turner Dyer, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired Windward Community College provost, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Darleen, daughter Jennifer L., stepsons Brennon and Vaughn Morioka, stepdaughter Kari Morioka, sister Kathryn and four grandchildren. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Koolau Circle. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity.

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Ynez Pattiani Graham

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May 16, 2011
Ynez Pattiani Graham, 93, of Irvine, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died in Irvine. She was born Oakland, Calif. She is survived by son Donald H. III, daughter Pattiann E.G. Smith, five grandchildren and a greatgrandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Punahou School, 1601 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822.

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Ynez Pattiani Graham

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YNEZ PATTIANI GRAHAM

Born in Oakland, CA on October 31, 1917 passed away peacefully at Regents Point in Irvine, CA on May 16, 2011

Ynez was the daughter of the late William L. Pattiani and Evelyn Craig Pattiani. Her mother wrote the book “Queen of the Hills,” a popular history of the City of Piedmont. She attended the University of California where, she met Donald Houston Graham, Jr. They were married in 1940 and moved to Honolulu, Hawaii where he became a prominent real estate developer and she became active in the Junior League and Kappa Alpha Theta.

She is survived by her children, Pattiann Earl Graham Smith of Chicago and Donald (Mac) Houston Graham, III of Los Angeles, grandchildren, Marce Olson, Kristin Panehal, Sharon Netherton, Donald Houston Graham, IV, and Chaffee B, Graham, one great-grand daughter, niece, Sally Brant and her children, Robert H. Brant and Susan Brant.

Donations in her memory can be made to Punahou School 1601 Punahou St. Honolulu, HI 96822.

Donald Robert Jones

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May 1, 2011
Donald Robert Jones, 70, of Honolulu, a sales manager at Servco Pacific and Admor Distributors, died at home. He was born in Winthrop, Mass. He is survived by wife Josephine M., sons Donald and Kenneth, daughter Debbey Baricuatro, brother Ronald, sister Linda Kuklinsky and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani MortuaryWaipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Lawrence Makahinu Cockett Jr.

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May 13, 2011
Lawrence Makahinu “Duna” Cockett Jr., 83, of Wailuku, a retired Army private first class, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Lawrence III, Patrick, Byron, Benjamin and Major; daughters Jackie Sacapanio and Beverly Cockett; brothers Edmund, Gordon and Benjamin; 11 grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; and a greatgreatgrandchild. Family visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Public visitation: 9 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Edward Pihana Jr.

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April 30, 2011
Edward “Sonny” Pihana Jr., 84, of Kailua, a retired refrigeration mechanic at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died at home. He was born in Makena, Maui. He is survived by wife Thelma F.; sons Daniel, Charlie, Edmund, Edwin, Robert and Dennis; daughter Edna Streadbeck; brothers Kimo and Simeon; sisters Martha Swift, Kanani English, Nona Chanay, Sally Gow, Keala Clifton, Iona Kalahiki, Frances Hoapili and Ida Mae Pihana; 22 grandchildren; 41 greatgrandchildren; and four greatgreatgrandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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KIMIE “KAY” KANESHIGE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

KIMIE “KAY” KANESHIGE

Age 86, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away May 7, 2011 in Waipahu. Born January 2, 1925 in Waimea, Kauai. Kimie was a member of City of Joy Church.

She is survived by sons, Roy (Beverly) Kaneshige, Byron (Elaine) Kaneshige, Jesse (Lori) Kaneshige; daughter, Doreen (David) Skedeleski; sister, Satsuki (Yutaka) Matsumura; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 9:30 a.m. Thursday (May 26) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Tai Chew Lam

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April 25, 2011
Tai Chew Lam, 84, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Sheu Jin, sons Herbert C.W. and Nathan S.C., daughter Laura Y.H. Morimoto and five grandchildren. Private services.

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TAI CHEW LAM

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

TAI CHEW LAM

Age 84, of Honolulu, passed away April 25, 2011 at his residence. Born February 2, 1927 in Canton, China.

He is survived by wife, Sheu Jin Lam; sons, Herbert C.W. (Carol) Lam, Nathan S.C. (Sheena) Lam; daughter, Laura Y.H. (James) Morimoto; five grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Eugene Eric Machado

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May 18, 2011
Eugene Eric “Geno” Machado, 77, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Dolores “Dolly”; daughters Renee Awana, Jennifer Johnson and Angela Erice; brothers Harold, Gilbert and Anthony; sister Frances Hodge; seven grandchildren; and three greatgrandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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FELISA JAMON MENOR

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

FELISA JAMON MENOR

Age 85, of Waipahu, HI, passed away April 23, 2011 in Honolulu, HI. Born August 5, 1925 in Sanchez Mira, Cagayan, Philippines. She retired from Hawaiian Building Maintenance; also a member of Sanchez Mira Association of Hawaii.

She is survived by daughters, Linda Quidilla, Gloria (Marlon) Valencia; sons, Ernesto (Lucena) Menor, Romeo (Editha) Menor; 11 grandchildren; brother, Elpidio Jamon of Philippines; sisters, Ciriaca Viloria of Philippines, Maria (Federico) Galimba.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (May 27) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Bernard J. Nedervelt

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May 17, 2011
Bernard J. Nedervelt, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force staff sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Battle Creek, Mich. He is survived by sons Richard and Gary; daughters Lana, Naomi and Diana; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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LUCIO DALIVA RABAGO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

LUCIO DALIVA RABAGO

Age 91, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away April 25, 2011 in Aiea. Born October 24, 1919 in Ilocos Norte Philippines. A member of the Kunia, Aiea, Honoluu, Ewa and Windward orchid societies. A member also of the La Hui Okika (Specie Orchid Club), the Cactus and Succulent Society of Hawaii, Aiea Lions Club and the American Legion.

He is survived by wife, Mercedes M. Rabago; daughters, Trinidad M. Peltier, Carmen J. Gamponia; son, Henry J. Rabago; hanai daughter, Barbara Weatherington; 17 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (May 25) at Pearl City Community Church (933 Lehua Ave, Pearl City); Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

John Hisao Sakamoto

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May 2, 2011
John Hisao Sakamoto, 67, of Honolulu, a retired real estate developer doing business as J H Sakamoto and Associates, and former employee at Waikoloa Land, Theo H. Davies Properties and Aloha Airlines, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joanne M.; son Derek J.; daughter Juli M. Maloney; sisters Dorothy Naeole, Katherine Aoki and Marie Kuroiwa; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Clayton Sato

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May 1, 2011
Clayton Sato, 56, of Haliimaile, Maui, died in Wailuku. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brother Reginald and sister Eileen. Private services.

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Viiga Sauila Alualu Sr.

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April 28, 2011
Viiga Sauila Alualu Sr., 79, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Apia, Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Tasia; sons the Rev. Taavao, Salesa, Viiga Jr., Ionatana, Tupu and Feagaiga; daughters Lalotoa Filo and Malaga Romo; brother FiamataiFaafoi; sisters Fouai Tamapua, Faaleleiga Tuigamala and SalaiMalae Aitu; 31 grandchildren; and 34 greatgrandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Yolanda Stanard

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May 12, 2011
Yolanda “Jo” Stanard, also known as Jo Pagan and Jo Huihui, 71, of Alma, Ark., died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jose “Joey” DeJesus Jr. and Carl “Carlos” Stanard, daughter Yolanda “Reyna” Ulep and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.

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Justine C. Stewart

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May 7, 2011
Justine C. Stewart, 89, of Kaneohe, a privateduty nurse, died at home. She was born in Watervliet, N.Y. She is survived by sons Jeffrey and Justin; daughters Laurie A. Lui, Liane S. Lee and Kim and Anne E. Stewart; sister Joan Dowd; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Theresa R. Sylva

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May 13, 2011
Theresa R. Sylva, 79, of Kahului died on Maui. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne Kumalae, a grandchild and a greatgrandchild. Private services.

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Betsy Y. Tadaki

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May 10, 2011
Betsy Y. Tadaki, 70, of Kahului, a retired Hawaii Thrift & Loan branch manager, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Stanley; son Craig; daughter Donna Vierra; brother Richard Kojima; sisters Mitsue Kanada, Leatrice Yoshizawa and Clara Morikawa; and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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OMASU WATANABE

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

OMASU WATANABE

Age 93, of Waianae, HI, passed away April 6, 2011 in Waianae, HI. Born June 3, 1917 in Village of Naalehu, Big Island, HI.

She is survived by daughters, Elaine (Robert) Pfiffner, Jean Aki; brother, Hachiro Watanabe; sisters, Elsie Tanaka, Nancy Ogawa, Betty Ito, Amy Yamamoto; 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; many nephews and nieces.

Private services were held

Ruth Yaeko Yashiki

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May 14, 2011
Ruth Yaeko Yashiki, 92 of Kaneohe, a retired Wong’s Okazuya kitchen helper, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Brian Y., daughter Pamela A. Honda, brother George Okuhata, sisters Betty Okuda and Margaret Wago, three grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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