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ALICE ALLOSADA

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ALICE ALLOSADA

Age 67, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away May 19, 2011 in Aiea. Born March 16, 1944 in Waipahu, Hawaii. Retired from State of Hawaii as a judiciary clerk. Active member of Gentle Song II Kook Hawaii.

She is survived by companion for life, Dolly Villar; sisters, Paz Valdez, Mary Gushi; brothers, Fausto (Betty) Allosada, Concordio (Donna) Allosada; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (June 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Bernard Mark Baron

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May 11, 2011
Bernard Mark Baron, 68, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Verdun, France. He is survived by wife Pacita, daughter Lynnelle and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Hubert Alfonso Castillo

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May 13, 2011
Hubert Alfonso Castillo, 90, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Pearl Y.; sons Steven, Clyde and Eric; daughter Charlene Roberts; sisters Marie Eggelson and Elizabeth Baker; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grand- children; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Chee Fun Ho Chun

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May 12, 2011
Chee Fun Ho Chun, 100, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Macau, China. She is survived by sons Seck Loy and James Chun, daughters Terry Wong and Virginia Tam, two brothers, eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Sunday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 11 at Valley of the
Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Vesna Durkin-Tang

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Feb. 8, 2011
Vesna Durkin-Tang, 53, of Honolulu, owner of European Cleaning
Ala Vesna in Honolulu, licensed hairdresser in New York and retired waitress in Waikiki and New York, died. She was born in Zagreb, Croatia. She is survived by husband Charles “Chaz Mann” Tang Jr.; sons Charles-Yale and Charlton W. Tang; daughters Alexa and Franceska Durkin-Tang, and Jamie-Lee and Jennifer Tang; and brother Vladimir “James” Durkin. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Charles Harold Ferreira

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May 1, 2011
Charles Harold Ferreira, 52, of Honolulu died in Ho-nolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Sharon and Deann Ferreira, Pamela Umiamaka and Teri F. Ige; and companion Judy Ault. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel-Waikane. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Charles Tadashi Fujiwara

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May 3, 2011
Charles Tadashi Fujiwara, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Pan American Airways and Delta Airlines agent, and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Sylvia M., daughter Michelle K., brother Norman N. and sister Nancy H. Iwamoto. Private services. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Ronald Chotoku Fukuhara

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May 19, 2011
Ronald Chotoku Fukuhara, 85, of Aiea, a retired Army National Guard sergeant major and machinist, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Puuloa. He is survived by wife Iris H.; sons Patrick S. and Calvin J.; daughter Louise E.; brothers Charles A., Frederick C. and George A.; sister Betty C. Ishii; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kenneth Paul Gallarde

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May 21, 2011
Kenneth Paul “Peewee” Gallarde, 66, of Wailuku died in Waianae. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Christopher Gallarde and Ryan Cox; daughter Kimberly Barraco; sisters Francine Forquer, Faith Craycroft and Marylynn Gallarde; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Chapel, 94-1044 Waipio Uka St., Waipahu. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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MILA BALONA GREGORIO

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MILA BALONA GREGORIO

Age 47, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away May 9, 2011 in Honolulu. Born April 22, 1964 in Talon Roxas City, Philippines. Mila was employed by Blackstone Consulting Company based at Schofield Barracks.

She is survived by sons, Oscar Gregorio, John Paulo Gregorio; daughters, Nena Jessa Gregorio, Romela Jane De Juan; mother, Consuelo Gregorio; brother, Uldarico Gregorio; sisters, Nena (Melchor) Aquino, Judith (Joel) Urate of Philippines, Lilia (Jesus) Lagueras, Lustria Gregorio; fiance, Romy De Juan, Jr.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (June 7) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (June 8) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Yee Yung Lam

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May 26, 2011
Yee Yung Lam, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Ho-nolulu. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by daughter Cheuk Mee Lau and three grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Nelson Wai Sum Loo

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May 22, 2011
Nelson Wai Sum Loo, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state Tax Department accountant, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Russell H.L., daughter Stefanie Jefts, brothers Ernest M.S. and Gilbert B.S., and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Ernest Maggay

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May 19, 2011
Ernest “Ernie” Maggay, 62, of Ewa Beach, a retired city beautification supervisor and a Navy veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife “Geri,”
son Jamison Nee, daughters Angela Castillo and Leona Taylor, sisters Aileen H. Hedges and Carmen Maggay, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Updated information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Kaolu Javair Melemai-Coronel

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May 17, 2011
Kaolu Javair Melemai-Coronel, infant son of Charmaine Melemai and Paul Coronel Jr. of Wai-anae, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers Kanoa L. Maldonado-Melemai and Kaona I. Melemai-Coronel; sister Kawehi M.; grandparents Annette and Larry Ratliff, Paul and Debra Coronel, and DeAngelo Melemai; and great-grandparents Bernard and Helen Melemai, and Johnny G. and Donna Lopez. Visitation: noon today at Wahiawa Christian Church, 1710 Royal Palm Drive. Services: 1 p.m. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Larry K. Miyaji

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May 17, 2011
Larry K. Miyaji, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired manager, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith, sons William and Chris, daughter Janine Takazono, brothers Donald and Melvin, sister Joycelyn Fukushima, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Jardin Molina

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May 12, 2011
Mary Jardin “Margie” Molina, 92, of Honolulu, a Sacred Hearts Academy teacher, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughters Kathy Rowe, Carol Pregill, Barbara Kooker and RoseMarie Lopez; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick’s Church, Kaimuki. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Tadayuki Nakamura

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May 24, 2011
Tadayuki Nakamura, 95, of Honolulu, a Wong’s Auto Shop mechanic, died in Ho-nolulu. He was born in Ho-nolulu. Private services. Condolences may be sent online at www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Thomas M. Okimoto

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May 26, 2011
Thomas M. Okimoto, also known as Tom Okimoto Artist, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii State Hospital arts and crafts instructor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred Y. and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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ISAMU OKINAKA

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ISAMU OKINAKA

Age 91, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away May 3, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born March 8, 1920 in Kilauea, Kauai. He was a U.S. Army veteran during WWII; retired Computer Systems Analyst at Fort Shafter, and a member of the Pearl City Lion’s Club.

He is survived by sons, Glenn (Millicent) Okinaka, Clyde (Chloe) Okinaka, Derwin (Karen) Okinaka; daughter, Elaine (Blair) Ishitani; sister, Emiko Takahashi; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; nieces & nephews.

Private Services were held. No monetary gifts, please.

Shayden-Ikaika Manuel Po‘okela Makoa Ka‘eo Keawe Keonekualoa i kai Huhonuakamamo Nakalapua Kahu No Kawelo Paasch

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May 10, 2011
Shayden-Ikaika Manuel Po‘okela Makoa Ka‘eo Keawe Keonekualoa i kai Huhonuakamamo Nakalapua Kahu No Kawelo Paasch, infant son of Eddie Lopez and Shardae J.K. Soares-Paasch of Hilo, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Anthony and Bernadine Paasch, Eduardo E. Lopez Sr. and Ramona T. Lopez; great-grandparents Robert and Bernadette Soares, George and Caroline Paasch II, Joseph P. Narvaez and Facundo and Luisa Lopez; and great-great-grandparent Ricardo Lapenia. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Waialoa State Park, Hilo. Services: 5:30 p.m. at Pavilion No. 1. Casual attire.

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Captain Edwin Lyle Parker

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CAPTAIN EDWIN LYLE PARKER
USCG retired

A native son of the Pacific Northwest passed away on March 25, 2011 at the age of 81. Captain Parker was born on December 15, 1929 to Lyle and Alberta Parker of Puyallup, WA. Raised there he entered the Coast Guard in 1949 graduating from the Coast Guard Academy in 1954. In 1961 he received a Master Degree in Naval Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Retiring as Captain with 30 years of service in April of 1980, he earned numerous commendations and awards throughout his career, including service during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. After his retirement from government service he also managed the Honolulu Shipyard in Hawaii for four years. His final 22 years of retirement were spent on Whidbey Island at the home he designed and built with Grace his beloved wife of 57 years.

Captain Parker is survived by his wife Grace, his sister Carolyn Joan Jacox, son Robert and wife Grace, son Eric and wife May Lan, and his precious grandson Cory Lyle.

Private services will be held at the Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in his name to the Coast Guard
Mutual Assistance
USCG Mail Stop 7180
4200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 610
Arlington, VA 20598-7180
1 (800) 881-2462

Expectacion Acob Rosario

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May 5, 2011
Expectacion Acob “Cion” Rosario, 77, of Waialua, a Turtle Bay Hilton retiree, died in Waialua. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Mario, Ruperto, Nestor and Carlito; daughters Teresita Arreola, Virginia Encarnacion, Lolita Salvador, Janet Warfle, Thelma Ramos, and Rosalinda, Gina and Rebecca Rosario; brothers Pricil and Rogelio Acob, and Daniel Rivera; sisters Venni Aceret, Veronica Acierto, Vivian De Leon, Julie Bangloy and Rufina Nacapuy; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Cas-ual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Francis J. Scott

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May 19, 2011
Francis J. “Frank” Scott, 71, of Honolulu, a print broker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Montreal. He is survived by son Daniel F.; daughter Shelley Gregory; brothers Edward, Thomas and Andrew; sister Margaret Langill; and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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George Shibuya

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June 1, 2011
George Shibuya, 71, of Waiohinu, Hawaii, a retired Kau Sugar Mill mechanic and an Army National Guard veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jean; brothers Franklin, Rodgers, Floyd and Harold; and sister Patricia Merritt. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Naalehu Hongwanji. Services: 3:30 p.m.

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James Yoshiyuki Shimizu

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May 26, 2011
James Yoshiyuki Shimizu, 90, of Aiea, a self-employed dairy farmer, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Roy, Craig and Dean; daughter Gayle Kawata; sisters Glorian Yamamoto, Olyve Takahashi, Helen Hong and Florence Matsukawa; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Honpa Hongwanji, 1727 Pali Highway, Honolulu. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Edward Dading Torres Sr.

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May 26, 2011
Edward Dading “Eddie” Torres Sr., 89, of Waianae, a retired custodian at Daly City County, Calif., and Waianae Elementary and High schools, professional keyboard and string musician, and ukulele virtuoso who played with Hookipa at Honolulu Airport greeting tourist arrivals, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Pastora; sons Edward Jr., Timothy, Gregory and Kenneth Torres, Roger Tapac, and William, Randal, Derrick “Rick” and Leroy Maglinti; daughters Linda J. Perez, Bernadette Haggette, Teresa “Inca” Bissonette, Debra M. Torres and Gerrie Fasteen; 14 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 54 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Dolores Pearl Taum

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May 29, 2011
Dolores Pearl Taum, 81, of Honolulu, a retired cashier and clerk at Classic Bowl and Kam Bowl, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James, Thomas III, Walter and
Marcus; daughters Donna Santos and Antonia Freeman; brother Anthony Tan; 18 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Heather Raleen Yeaman Threlfall

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May 16, 2011
Heather Raleen Yeaman Threlfall, 61, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a Hawaii Island Goat Dairy co-owner and cheese maker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dick and brother Jim Yeaman. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743.

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Ioane L. Tuisaloo

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May 17, 2011
Ioane L. Tuisaloo, 72, of Kailua, a retired carpenter, died in Kailua. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Ryan K. Tuisaloo, Gordon L. Souza-Tai, and George R. Jr., Jack W. and Ezra P. Souza; daughters Coralee K. Fuentes, Coraleen L. Tuisaloo and Uilani Souza; brothers Manuelele L. and Saleve L.; sister Faaleiile T. Siliga; 15 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services held. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Additional information for an obituary published May 28.

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