May 20, 2011
Philip Benedito, also known as Philip Fujita Benedito, 81, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a retired National Security Technologies maintenance technician and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by wife Emelia; son Philip Jr.; daughters Phillynn Benedito-Haas and Phyllis Benedito-Felipe; brothers Carlos Roy and Leocadio; sisters Rosalina Omalsa, Lourdes Fujimoto, Caroline Kawano, Jeanette Arellano, Elenita Keanini, Beatrice Abadilla and Adele Gorospe; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Kalanianaole Hall, Molokai. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.