Archive for June 14th, 2011

Ernie Bello

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May 4, 2011
Ernie “Lefty” Bello, 80, of Honolulu, a Tower Construction retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Lorraine; son Erik; daughters Erlaine Bello-Trombetta, Lori Silver, and Reni and Erin Bello; brothers Steven, Mel and Richard; sister Rosalinda Senaha; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Felix Villegas Cabatit

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May 17, 2011
Felix Villegas Cabatit, 86, of Waipahu, an A.G. Landscaping Services retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in San Narciso, Zambales, Philippines. He is survived by wife Cresencia E., son Willie Young and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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James Couttie

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April 27, 2011
James “Jimmy” Couttie, 77, of Halaula, Hawaii, a retired welder at the former Kohala Sugar Co., died at home. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Margaret, daughter Elizabeth Bautista, brother Thomas, sister Jeanette Richards, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Kohala. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Io Esau

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May 15, 2011
Io Esau, 64, of Waipahu, a former Waipahu Intermediate School employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Aunu’u, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Tautalasoo and Faamoemoega Alaiafune, Jason Esau, Jonathan Misikeniseli and Saitaua Lefau; brother Maota; sisters Lualua’i and Faaofo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Francisco Quito Ferrer

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May 14, 2011
Francisco Quito Ferrer, 63, of Honolulu, a taxi driver, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lejitina B.; sons Hector and Robert; brother Adriano Q. Jr.; sisters Milagros F. Laxamana, Lourdes F. Molina, Corazon F. Ladines and Tessie F. Abalos; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial: 2 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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VIOLETA AMBAY GUMBOC

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VIOLETA AMBAY GUMBOC

Age 69, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away June 7, 2011 in Honolulu. Born May 9, 1942 in Philippines, Employed at Zippy’s in Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, Ernesto F. Gumboc Sr.; daughters, Gracelynn Gumboc Bravo, Debbie Gumboc Connor; son, Ernesto Gumboc Jr.; brothers, David Ambay, Francisco Ambay, Edwardo Ambay; sisters, Modesta Sardina, Maria Ambay; 3 grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Thursday (June 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday (June 17) at St Elizabeth Church; (99-312 Moanalua Rd., Aiea) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual, please wear white. Flowers Welcome.

Maka‘ala Lum Ho

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June 6, 2011
Maka‘ala Lum Ho, 16, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Keaau High School student, died. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by parents Greg and Imelda, brother Kahaku, sister Ashley Aglanao and grandparents Kay Sasaki and Greg Lum Ho Sr. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Keaau High School gymnasium. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Primitiva Agtarap Ignacio

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May 13, 2011
Primitiva Agtarap “Priming” Ignacio, 86, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Loreta Cadiz, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Herbert Susumu Ito

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April 27, 2011
Herbert Susumu Ito, 85, of Honolulu, a Diversey retiree, died in Peoria, Ariz. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Merlyn Crozier, Sharon Miyoshi and Kayleen Bantell; sisters Doris Yokota, Norma Yamamoto and Nancy Sasaki; and four grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Shingon Mission/Shingon Shu Hawaii (on Sheridan Street). Casual attire. No flowers.

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Elmo Tsugiyuki Kaneshiro

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May 28, 2011
Elmo Tsugiyuki “Mo” Kaneshiro, 81, of Honolulu, a McKesson Corp. retiree and former owner of Kaaawa Express, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son James J.; daughters Sara A.M.K. Turchet and Jan Fanning; sisters Ethelyn K. Kaaihue, Barbara M. Takata, Vera K. Kaneshiro and Hilda K. Thomas; caregivers Mele and Romeo Andres; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Pearl City Community Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

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CHONG SOO KIM

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CHONG SOO KIM

Age 70, of Mililani, HI, passed away May 6, 2011 in Mililani, HI. Born May 15, 1940 in Pohang, South Korea.

She is survived by husband, Eugene S.B. Kim; daughters, Melanie (James) Aipoalani, Michelle (Vernon) Kato, Mae Lynn (Shane) Takara; brothers, Eun Kwang Kim, Sang Kuk Kim, Sang Sik Kim, Sang Won Kim; sister, Jun Sik Kim; 2 grandchildren, Rylen Takara, Luke Kato.

Private services were held.

RODNEY ALAN MUN YUN KWOCK

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RODNEY ALAN MUN YUN KWOCK

Age 69, of Las Vegas, NV, passed away April 30, 2011 in Las Vegas. Born November 17, 1941 in Honolulu, HI.

He is survived by wife, Norma Judith “Judi” Gibbons Kwock of NV; daughter, Anne (Steven) Carpenter of NV; sons, Rodney Kwock Jr., Gregory (Shannon) Kwock of WA, Michael (Marie) Darcey; brothers, Irvin (Kimiko) Kwock, Lowell “Bobo” (Jean) Kwock, Daniel (Stephanie) Kwock of CA; sisters, Toni (Mel) Tasato, Anita (Jesse) Choi, Suzanne (Lester) Takimoto, Dana (Robb) Stinman of CA, Christie (Lindsey) Lagle of CA, Cathy (Mike) Parrish of NV; 4 grandchildren.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (June 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

Jeanie Fukiko Lai

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May 12, 2011
Jeanie Fukiko Lai, 85, of Honolulu, a retired tour guide, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by sons Steven K. and Allen H., daughter Bernadette K., brother Hiroshi Tachikawa and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

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Louise Kainulama Lee

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May 29, 2011
Louise Kainulama “Darling” Lee, 74, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a former room maid at Kona Hukilau and the former Kona Surf, Keauhou Beach and Kona Lagoon hotels, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kapalaalaea, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Walter; sons Charles Kaluau and Walter Lee; daughters Louise Matsumoto and Paula Hiraishi; hanai daughters Deborah Baxter, Tamara Halliwell, Ashlyn Fau and Dena Wong; brothers Hosea and Raymond Kaluau; sister Abigail Loo; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kona Stake Center, Kailua-Kona. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park, Holualoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rebecca Manning

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June 10, 2011
Rebecca Manning, 57, of Hilo, a bookkeeper for Herbert M. Nakayama CPA and a commander for Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Wayne E.; daughters Desiree and Angelina Montgomery, Torrie and Raemi Manning, and Kelli McKee; brothers Clifford and Joseph Mandawe; sisters Josephine Villarmia, Theresa DeMello and Marissa Mandawe; and 13 grandchildren. Graveside committal services: noon Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Misao Mashino

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May 13, 2011
Misao “Pat” Mashino, 81, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Douglas, Gary Lee and Sidney; daughters Annie “Wilma Joy” Kuhlmann and Joyce Corpuz; hanai son Michael Bilonta; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Rowland H. Nakai

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May 17, 2011
Rowland H. Nakai, 57, of Aiea, vice president of Nakai Electrical Service, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Sheldon H. and Reid S.; parents Raymond and Janet; brothers Carl, Robert and Kurt; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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WILMOTH SHARRATT “PUNA” NEILL

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WILMOTH SHARRATT “PUNA” NEILL
May 23, 2011

Wilmoth Sharratt “Puna” Neill, 64, of Mountain View, an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Roberta Kyle and hanai daughter Autumn Kyle, son Vincent, daughters Leah and Charlene, brothers Peter (Dianavee), Robert (Ann) Legzdin, John (Mona), Alexander Jr. (Angie), Philip (Leo) and Stephen (Glynis), sisters Helen Burns, Winifred Walker (Mike), Carol (Jack) Fisher, Linda (Clayton) Aken, Edith (Raymond) Navarro, Alexis (Brooks) Tokuda and Johnette Neill and seven grandchildren. Celebration of Life: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 18, 2011, at the Neill ‘Ohana Kea’au Beach Home. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

James Kaehukulani Plunkett

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June 8, 2011
James Kaehukulani “Kimo” Plunkett, 75, of Wailuku, a retired Fong Construction Co. heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Nahiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Verna H.; sons James J. and Jordan J.; daughter Delphine L. Kaiwi; brothers Howard “Bullo,” Edward and Leonard “Boy”; sister Lorraine P. Kenui; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Mass: 1 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Dawn Dun Ling Rider

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May 24, 2011
Dawn Dun Ling Rider, 32, of Honolulu, a Ross associate, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Larry D. and Diane S.M., and brother Robert G.M. Taoist services: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Judith Katherine Robello

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JUDITH KATHERINE
ROBELLO

Mrs. Judith Katherine Robello of Abbotsford, BC, Canada and Kaneohe, Hawaii passed away peacefully on May 8, 2011 at the age of 63.

Judy was a dedicated educator, mother and homemaker. She was a great inspiration and will be dearly missed by her husband of 38 years, Frederick; their children Kirk, Tara, Carla, Sheila (John); hanai children Anthony and Dahee, brother Don and many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday June 16, 2011. Visitation from 10:30, services at 11:30 am at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Avenue.

Judith Katherine Robello

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May 8, 2011
Judith Katherine Robello, 63, of Kaneohe and Abbotsford, British Columbia, a homemaker, died in Abbotsford. She was born in Abbotsford. She is survived by husband Frederick; son Kirk; daughters Tara, Carla and Sheila Robello-Jantz; hanai son Anthony Nolte; hanai daughter Dahee Kim; and brother Don Wallace. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Dr. Douglas McDowell Rogers

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June 4, 2011
Dr. Douglas McDowell “Doc” Rogers, 65, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Kona Community Hospital emergency room physician and fisherman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Summit, N.J. He is survived by wife Edwardine Reis-Rogers, son Stephens, daughters Kelly Okoji and Shayn Miyasato, mother Gladys, brother Thomas, sister Ann and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Community Church, 76-4295 Leilani St. Services: 4 p.m.

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Chiyomi Sakami

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May 16, 2011
Chiyomi Sakami, 84, of Pearl City died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughter Shari and sisters Yoshie Kobayashi and Helen Ishii. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers.

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Andrew Irving Salzman

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June 7, 2011
Andrew Irving Salzman, 50, of Honolulu died. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by mother Midori, brothers Joseph S. and William F., sister Davra S. Westervelt and companion JR. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Shingon Mission of Hawaii, 915 Sheridan St.

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Marion Satoko Takata

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June 7, 2011
Marion Satoko Takata, 84, of Mililani, a former tour guide at Waimea Falls and clerk at The Medical Group in Honolulu, died in Mililani. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Kiyoshi, daughter Patti Takata-Lazo, brother Masami Numa and sister Fukiko Tamane. Services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel.

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DOUGLAS “DOUG” Y.F. TAM

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DOUGLAS “DOUG” Y.F. TAM

Douglas “Doug” Y.F. Tam, 84, of Alexandria, VA, died on May 26, 2011. Born in Hanalei, Kauai. Survived by wife Mabel, son Derrick of Annandale, VA, brother Robert of San Francisco, CA, and other family members and friends. Visitation and memorial service to be held at the Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, from 10 am to 2 pm, June 25, 2011. Aloha attire. No monetary gifts. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice, the National Wildlife Foundation or the American Cancer Society.

Joseph Nalani Ka‘ehua‘ea Tenorio

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April 19, 2011
Joseph Nalani Ka‘ehua‘ea Tenorio, 55, of Waianae, a kumu hula, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai son Marc Lagasca, hanai daughter Calveena Gomes, brother Abraham, sister Aunty Elizabeth and five hanai grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay Beach Park, Waianae. Aloha attire.

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Sheila Joanne Cummings Ueno

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June 6, 2011
Sheila Joanne Cummings Ueno, 74, of Waimea, Kauai, a Wilcox Memorial Hospital hematology supervisor, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Oakland. She is survived by son Brian, daughter Marla Rabago, sister Stella Townsend, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waimea United Church of Christ. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sadako Watanabe

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May 6, 2011
Sadako Watanabe, 82, of Pearl City, retired owner of Sadako Lunch, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Awase, Okinawa. She is survived by husband Robert K., son John M. Miura, daughter Margaret H. Ohara, stepsons Roderick K. and Clyde R., stepdaughter Dalah E. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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