Archive for June 6th, 2011

ALFREDO “AL” SALES ACIERTO

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ALFREDO “AL” SALES ACIERTO

Age 68, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away May 6, 2011 in Aiea. Born October 20, 1942 in Koloa, Kauai. Retired from Pearl Harbor Navel Shipyard and he was also employed at City Mill Hardware Store in Honolulu. Member of Missionary Basic Christian Community.

He is survived by wife, Maxima “Lita” Eder Acierto; hanai son, Emmanuel Noel Eder; 1 hanai grandson; brother, Contrado (Elena) Acierto of Kauai; sisters, Gloria (Larry) Rivera of Kauai; Mary (Richard) Link of Georgia.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (June 10) at St. Philomena Church; (3300 Ala Laulani Pl., Salt Lake, HI) Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Saturday (June 11) at St. Philomena Church; Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Alice Allosada

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May 19, 2011
Alice Allosada, 67, of Aiea, a retired state Judiciary clerk, died in Aiea. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by companion Dolly Villar, brothers Fausto and Concordio, and sisters Paz Valdez and Mary Gushi. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Katherine June Bell

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May 3, 2011
Katherine June Bell, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Leahi Hospital head nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Helen Aragaki. Private services.

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Ryan Ching

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May 16, 2011
Ryan Ching, 30, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Romeo Lomibao and sisters Thasia and Brenda Ching, and Val erie Ching-Johnson. Services pending.

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Fermina Corpuz Corrales

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May 26, 2011
Fermina Corpuz “Miling” Corrales, 67, of Honolulu,
a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in
Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Dominador; sons Richard, Wilfred, Dan and Edward; daughters Lita Dykes and Rowena Castro; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Sophia Mae DeLoria

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May 31, 2011
Sophia Mae “Sophie” DeLoria, 8, of Lahaina, a student at King Kamehameha III Elementary School in Lahaina, will be remembered in services 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Innocents Episcopal Church. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by parents Francis “JD” and Susan, and grandparents Derek and El Robb, and Frank DeLoria. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers, lei welcome. Scattering of ashes for close family and friends at sunset at North Beach. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Margaret B. Dorser

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May 29, 2011
Margaret B. Dorser, 96,
of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Waikii, Hawaii. She is survived by son John W. Jr., daughter Dorene E. Bush, seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony of Padua of Kailua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Daniel S.J. Dung

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May 24, 2011
Daniel S.J. Dung, 56, of Aiea, a retired Morgan Stanley Smith Barney financial adviser, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by wife Cheryl N.; daughters Kristin A. and Kara; parents Dr. K.H. and Gloria; brothers David “D.J.,” Robert, Christopher and Peter; and sisters Frances Choy, Carole Holt and Sharon Agustin. Rosary 8:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Visitation: 9 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Sheila Lorraine Evangelista

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May 26, 2011
Sheila Lorraine Evangelista, 66, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Henry Sr.; sons Henry Jr., Dwayne A., Paul A. and Robert W.; daughter Rochelle; brother Patrick Carreira; stepsister Alberta Carreira; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Honomu Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ivan Ralph Campbell Farinas

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May 17, 2011
Ivan Ralph Campbell Farinas, 69, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a tree surgeon and journeyman drywall taper, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bernie; sons Marc Farinas and Douglas, Tyson and Walter Reavis; daughter Theresa Reavis; sister Leilani Monroe; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at James Kealoha Park (4 Miles Beach), Hilo. Casual attire.

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Shelton Yoshimi Goto

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May 30, 2011
Shelton Yoshimi Goto, 59, of Pearl City, a Servco Pacific Inc. repairman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Joslyn J. Maave and nephews and nieces. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Pleiades Gertrude Hanson

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May 16, 2011
Pleiades Gertrude Hanson, 92, of Honolulu, a
professional model, died in St. Francis Hospice, Nuuanu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews Michael and Clifford Warren, and Segundo Bajet Jr.; and nieces Lynn Hall, Camille Neves and Diane Warren. Private services. Donations suggested to Daughters of Queen Emma Summer Palace and Friends of Iolani Palace.

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Vicki Sachie Hashimoto

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April 22, 2011
Vicki Sachie Hashimoto, 64, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by mother Kii, brother Carl and sister Shirley Okazaki. Private services.

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Doris Masako Hirayama

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May 13, 2011
Doris Masako Hirayama, 81, of Pearl City, a retired state Department of Education school administrator, died in Honolulu. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband James, daughters Joan Shin and Fae Hirayama, sisters Hana Ishida and May Fujii, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Thomas Vierra Jr.

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May 31, 2011
Thomas Vierra Jr., 90, of Ewa Beach died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Thomas R., daughters Nora Tamanaha and Ernelle E. Ikei, brother John, sisters Catherine Short and Flora Grilho, 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Vernal Kaikala Kaaialii

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May 28, 2011
Vernal Kaikala “Kala” Kaaialii, 67, of Nanakuli, a ceramic installer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Genevieve; son Roland; daughters Ulu, Chiko and Moana; brothers Peter, Thomas, Duane and Mitchell; and sisters Piilani, Nalani, Sharlene, Darlene, Doreen, Sharade and Sharon. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at 89-1093 Puawiliwili Place, Nanakuli. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Raymond Shigenobu Kanetake

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May 16, 2011
Raymond Shigenobu Kanetake, 72, of Honolulu, a retired electrician and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary S., sons Kenn A.S. and Kyle R., brothers Clyde T. and Dennis S., sister Diane K. Oh Young and four grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Earl Kazuo Kiyabu

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May 20, 2011
Earl Kazuo Kiyabu, 52, of Honolulu, a deli chef at Diamond Head Market & Grill, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Ronald and Mark. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Grace Fellowship. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Marcia Ann Laybon

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May 8, 2011
Marcia Ann “Marcie” Laybon, 67, of Ewa Beach, a Kirby Vacuum Co. telephone solicitor and a PBX operator for Waikiki hotels, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lance and Jonathan “Keoni,” daughters Darnette “Donna” Feliciano and Michelle Pang, hanai daughter Lena Lee, sister Cornelia “Kena” Toguchi, caregivers Faye Lee and Mamo Peahi, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Kapolei. Scattering of ashes: noon Sunday at Waianae Boat Harbor. Aloha attire.

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Arthur E. Leal

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May 29, 2011
Arthur E. Leal, 60, of Honolulu, a manager for a steel company in Japan, died in Honolulu. He was born in Georgetown, Mass. He is survived by wife Yoshimi, son Allan, daughter Elena, half brother Bill Fahlbeck, sister Debbie and a grandchild. Private services.

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LaVerne Marie Pico De Luz

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May 27, 2011
LaVerne Marie Pico De Luz, 71, of Paauilo, Hawaii, co-owner of Edwin De Luz Trucking & Gravel LLC and co-owner and manager of Kohala Cost Concrete & Precast LLC, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Edwin, son Gregory, daughter Deborah Balog, sister Barbara Perry and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

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Yukiko Matsumoto

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May 21, 2011
Yukiko Matsumoto, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Hideo, brother Kazuo Soda, sisters Michiko Morita and
Fumiko Soda, and caregiver Kay Takahashi. Private
services.

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Philip Shigeo Matsuyama

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Sept. 1, 2010
Philip Shigeo “Matsu” Matsuyama, 87, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a Chevron Hawaii truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Boyd and Dwight; hanai son Larry Nakamoto; companion Patsy Kawaoka; brothers Gary, Leo, Ned, Arthur and Roy; sisters Emma Ono, Florence Riese and Mae Bisbee; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Gilbert McFarland

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May 24, 2011
Mary Gilbert McFarland, 76, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a purchasing agent for an electronics company, died. She was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. She is survived by husband James L.; sons Timothy A. and Alex; daughters Lenora L. McFarland, Pamala Lee and Robin E. Newman; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. No services.

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Freddie T. Nagasawa

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May 25, 2011
Freddie T. Nagasawa, 65, of Honolulu, a Dial Electric warehouseman, died. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jean S.; sons Sean, Dean and Scott; daughter Dawn Tsang; brother John; sisters Betty Choi and Mae Matsunaga; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Richard Sadao Nakasone

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June 1, 2011
Richard Sadao Nakasone, 78, of Honolulu, a retired accountant for the state Department of Transportation Airports Division, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Tsuruko; brothers James K., Robert T., George M. and Kenneth M.; and sister Jane M. Visitation: noon Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Flora Caluya Narito

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May 21, 2011
Flora Caluya Narito, 88,
of Kahului, a Lahaina Shores housekeeper, died in San Diego. She was born in
Lahaina. She is survived by sons Richard, Steven and Lawrence Garalde, and Franklin Narito; daughters Jane Primicias and Francine Narito; brother Frederico Caluya; 13 grandchildren;
13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Isamu Okinaka

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May 3, 2011
Isamu Okinaka, 91, of Pearl City, a retired computer systems analyst at Fort Shafter and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Glenn, Clyde and Derwin; daughter Elaine Ishitani; sister Emiko Takahashi; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Richard Francis Olivari

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May 26, 2011
Richard Francis “Dick” Olivari, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired manager at Sears in Ala Moana Center and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died. He was born in Gardner, Mass. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Mass: noon. Burial: 1 p.m. June 23 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to St. Ann’s Catholic Church.

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Rogelio Dahilig Pascua

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May 18, 2011
Rogelio Dahilig Pascua, also known as “Roger” and “Rolly,” 69, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Agricultural Research Center laboratory technician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Felicitas “Peling,” son Roger, daughters Marisa Gamatero and Debra Baloran, brothers Andencio and Rico, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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