Archive for June 7th, 2011

Alfredo Sales Acierto

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May 6, 2011
Alfredo Sales “Al” Acierto, 68, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard retiree, City Mill employee and Army and Air Force veteran who served in World War II, died in Aiea. He was born in Koloa, Kauai, He is survived by wife Maxima Eder “Lita,” hanai son Emmanuel N. Eder, brother Contrado, sisters Gloria Rivera and Mary Link, and a hanai grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani Place, Salt Lake. Services: 7 p.m. Friday. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Cas-ual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bernice June Baker

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May 29, 2011
Bernice June Baker, 86, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, formerly of Keauhou, Hawaii, a Rockwell Aerospace executive secretary, died. She was born in New Haven, Ill. She is survived by daughter Susan Hanson. Private services.

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STEVEN MAGNO BAQUI

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STEVEN MAGNO BAQUI

Age 82, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away May 15, 2011 in Honolulu. Born May 31, 1928 in Wailuku, Maui.

He is survived by wife, Rosalina Baqui; sons, Richard (Donna) Baqui, David (Celia) Baqui, Steven Baqui Jr.; daughter, Sheila (Julie Van Gelder) Baqui; brothers, Douglas Baqui, Gilbert Baqui, Jose (Mary) Baqui, Mac Baqui; sisters, Jane Baqui, Carol Mazon; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews & cousins.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (June 10) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Carol Jean Bruhn

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May 17, 2011
Carol Jean Bruhn, 85, of Kaneohe died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edward E. Jr. and Albert; daughters Kathleen G. Chun, Phyllis U. Pakele, Tricia M. Duque and Jerrie Abasial; caregivers Tami Tavares and Heidi Ervine; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Michi Taneda Carlos

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May 28, 2011
Michi Taneda Carlos, 90, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired government office employee and Pagoda Hotel catering manager, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Torrance, Calif. She is survived by son Robert Requilman; daughters Nancy Tashima, Judith George and Linda Oshiro; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Sook Ki Choe

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June 5, 2011
Sook Ki Choe, 77, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Chung Book, Korea. She is survived by husband Seung Yul; son Jang Sik; sisters Hui Sun Mitchell, Lisa Kwon and Tammy Miyai; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X, 2821 Lowrey Ave. Mass: 11 a.m.

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Lois A. Connor

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May 31, 2011
Lois A. Connor, 90, of Kailua died in Kaneohe. She was born in Drumright, Okla. She is survived by daughter Patricia Ihori, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services in Long Beach, Calif.

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Virginia Kay Cruse

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May 29, 2011
Virginia Kay Cruse, 73, of Kailua, a retired San Francisco General Hospital lab technician and medical researcher, died. She was born in Harrison, Ark. She is survived by sisters Linda Gregory and Pearl Hill. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Windward United Church of Christ, Kailua. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Amy Galiza Daguio

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May 10, 2011
Amy Galiza Daguio, 59, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Bacarra, Philippines. She is survived by husband Rolando O.; sons Silvestre and Orlan; daughters Josielyn Ildefonzo and Joyce Daguio; mother Andrea Q Galiza; brothers Orlan, Artemio, Peter and Cesareo Galiza; sister Tessie Murao; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Paulina Laurente Dameg

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May 27, 2011
Paulina Laurente “Linang” Dameg, 87, of Hilo and Pahala, Hawaii, a Kau Agribusiness hand harvester, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

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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. David 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. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Mildred Momoyo Hashimoto

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May 24, 2011
Mildred Momoyo Hashimoto, 96, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glenn; daughter Jean Ibara; brothers George K., Allen S. and Walter T.; sisters Edna C. Bonomi, Lillian R. Hatico and Frances K. Oda; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Harold Toshio Hayashida

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May 25, 2011
Harold Toshio Hayashida, 86, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired HPM Building Supply sales representative and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Melvyn and Lorrin, daughter Lynne Sasaki, brother Larry, sisters Setsuyo Nakamura and Satsuki Nishida, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Epitacio Adriatico Ato Jr.

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June 1, 2011
Epitacio Adriatico Ato Jr., also known as “Junior” and “Abby,” 49, of Kapaa, Kauai, a handyman, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by mother Magdalena, brothers Ernest and Chris, and sisters Pacita Neria, Carmen Saiki, Minda Hada, Ester Reyna and Jovita Lagoc. Private services.

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HELEN HANAKO KUROIWA

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HELEN HANAKO
KUROIWA

Age 85, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away May 27, 2011 in Honolulu. Born May 5, 1926 in Waialua, Hawaii.

She is survived by son, Rodney K. (So Hee) Kuroiwa; sisters, Haruko Morishita, Beatrice Fumiko Ramutap; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (June 10) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please. No monetary gifts, please.

Gladys Kam Lee-Anderson

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May 18, 2011
Gladys Kam Lee-Anderson, 88, of Honolulu, a retired military personnel clerk, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James Anderson, daughter Kelly Sheldon, sister Jenny Kam Young and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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Fetapai Letua

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May 12, 2011
Fetapai “Anthony” Letua, 79, of Waipahu, a retired carpenter and drafter, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Afao, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Safuiane; sons Fetapai Leota, Vili Fetapai, Rokeuaina and Brown Letua, and Petelo and Lafaele Kemi; daughters Alisa Iosefa, Toalua and Tali “Lina” Letua, Silaue Taeleifi, Pele Tyrell, Tasi Novak, Vaipuna Calderon, Siufono “Aka” Fale and Saili “Nika” Kemi; 38 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Kenneth S. Masada

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May 24, 2011
Kenneth S. Masada, 84, of Lanai City, a University of Hawaii data processor, died at home. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by brother Jerry and sisters Miyono Niibu, Doris Kaya and Ruth Manta. Scattering of ashes: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaumalapau Harbor, Lanai. No monetary offerings.

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Masayuki Morioka

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May 11, 2011
Masayuki Morioka, 75, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard material expediter and an Air Force veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by brother Norman and nieces and nephews. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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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. Photo addition for an obituary published Monday.

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Cherylann Noelani Petrie

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May 18, 2011
Cherylann Noelani Petrie, 55, of Honolulu, a retired Regis Hair Salon hairstylist, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wes; daughter Kamalei Moniz; brothers Kealii, Kalani and Kaleo Motta; sister Momilani Cheak; and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Nobuye Sera

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May 3, 2011
Nobuye Sera, 91, of Kahului died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughter Leigh Ikeno, brother Masayuki Shoda, sister Shizuka Abe and a grandchild. Private services.

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Joseph Robert Sheehy

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May 23, 2011
Joseph Robert Sheehy, 81, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Weymouth, Mass. He is survived by brother Edmund and sister Ruth Curley. Private services.

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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 for Waianae Elementary and High schools, a professional keyboardist and string musician, and an ukulele virtuoso with Hookipa who greeted tourists at Honolulu Airport, 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; 35 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and two 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. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Dorothy Margaret Stevens

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May 18, 2011
Dorothy Margaret Stevens, 99, of Kailua, a retired salesclerk, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by two nephews. Private services and scattering of ashes.

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BEBE MOODY SUMNER

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BEBE MOODY SUMNER
November 20, 1931-May 27, 2011

Mistakenly born in New York City, back in Hawaii before 1 month old. Dogs and horses were her love from a very young age. Graduated Punahou School, Class of 1949. Attended Ogontz College and the University of Texas. Married George Wilson Sumner, Jr. in 1952. Three children: Elizabeth Hyde Sumner of San Antonio, Texas; George Wilson Sumner III of Honolulu and Evanita Denman Sumner (deceased). Grandsons: George Wilson Sumner IV of Denver, Colorado and Nicholas Rice Sumner of Boulder, Colorado. Lifetime member of the Daughters of Hawaii. Board member at Maunawili Farm. Private services. Memorial gifts can be made to the Friends of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center and St. Francis Hospice.

Norman Seitoku Takushi

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May 3, 2011
Norman Seitoku Takushi, 77, of Mililani, a retired state Department of Accounting and General Services and union carpenter, died in Pearl City. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Glenn S., daughters Lori Ann Mizoshiri and Cheryl Naholowaa, brother Wallace, former wife Eleanor Arakaki and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Florence Yoshino Tamaye

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May 27, 2011
Florence Yoshino Tamaye, 89, of Kailua, a retired Spencecliff pantry supervisor, died at home. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by husband Harold J.; son Randolph R.; daughters Miriam S. Tamaye and Diane K. Nishikawa; brothers Yasunobu, Russell K., Reynold M. and Donald Shoho; sisters Hatsumi Nakagawara, Ann Y. Yoshioka and Ethel S. Matsuda; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ngoc Lam Tiet

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June 1, 2011
Ngoc Lam Tiet, 74, of
Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by sons Joe Ke, Quang Ke, Dieu Ke and John Ke; daughters Sylvia Vi Trinh and Anna Tiet; a brother; four sisters; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Rachel Lee Wong

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May 28, 2011
Rachel Lee Wong, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Air National Guard administrative assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Frank S., son Randolph K.M., daughter Ramona L. and five grandchildren. Private services.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran