Archive for June 17th, 2011

WALLACE LANDRETH TATE “WALLY”

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WALLACE LANDRETH TATE “WALLY”

81, of Waikiki, passed away on the 8th of May. Born in Riverside California August 1st, 1929, he was a retired US Army Officer, Veteran of the Korean & Vietnam Wars, Pilot, Golfer, University of New Mexico and Nebraska Graduate, and a Loving Father, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather. Wally was a soft spoken, kind and very generous man, a Hawaii Resident for 41 years with wife Donna, of 59 years who passed away in 2010. Donna & Wally traveled and cruised the world with close friends and family. Wally is survived by daughters Valerie & Kimberly, brother Sam, grandchildren Chris, Carrie, Tate, & Taylor, and great grandchildren Campbell & Carly. Graveside, military service will be held at 3pm on Friday the 24th of June at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Casual or Aloha Attire.

Ok Nam Chong

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May 31, 2011

Ok Nam Chong, 80, of Honolulu died in Palolo Chinese Home-Eldercare Services. She was born in Chung Chong Nam Do Kong Ju, South Korea. She is survived by son Kyu Chang, daughters Bok Soon Kim and Minnie P.Y. Hung, five brothers, a sister, 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Richard Owen Davey

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May 26, 2011
Richard Owen Davey, 63, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Utica, N.Y. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Frederick Duhaylonsod

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May 10, 2011
Frederick “Fred” Duhaylonsod, 72, of Honokai Hale, an Army veteran, a Naval Air Station Barbers Point retiree and Way Bac Wenn and Love Encounter musician, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Fran V.; sons Daren, Damon, Dietrix and Dutro; daughters Debra Duhaylonsod and De Andra Dew; hanai daughter Jahna; brothers Pete Duhay and Ronald Duhaylonsod; sisters Remedios Magalion and Betty Deinhardt; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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DELIA LOCQUIAO ENCARNACION

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DELIA LOCQUIAO ENCARNACION

Age 62, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 7, 2011 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born April 27, 1949 in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She was employed at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

She is survived by daughters, Wilma (Sean) Young, Lorelie (Sonny) Africa, Maricris Millon (Mark Martinez) of Washington; sons, Victor (Analyn) Millon, Rheindel Alupay; 8 grand- children; sister, Edith Encarnacion Clemente; brothers, Samuel (Gloria) Encarnacion, Jun (Dhonna Beth) Encarnacion Jr.; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Friday (June 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (June 25) at St Jude Church (92-455 Makakilo Drive, Makakilo) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LUCY “SUSIE” R. ESPINUEVA

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LUCY “SUSIE” R. ESPINUEVA

Age 89, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away May 30, 2011 in Aiea. Born April 25, 1922 in Wainiha, Kauai, Hawaii. Lucy was a retiree from Mail Well Envelope Company. She was a member of the Salvation Army Senior Citizens Club.

She is survived by husband, Leonardo Espinueva; sons, Tiki (Tammie) Espinueva, Stephen (Jo Ann) Espinueva, Dexter (Georgie) Espinueva of Kona, Lester (Sheree) Espinueva; daughters, Trudy La Verne (John) Arakaki, Lei (Edwin) Endo, Puanani (Derek) Claveron of Kona; brothers, Thomas “Kaipo” Chandler, Anthony J. Chandler; 25 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 21) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Margaret Frette

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June 11, 2011
Margaret “Margie” Frette, 81, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Terry, Mont. She is survived by daughter Debra L. Private scattering of ashes.

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Kiyoko Higuchi

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May 26, 2011
Kiyoko “Kay” Higuchi, 83, of Honolulu, a retired garment cutter, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Clay H., daughter Dorinne K. Waterman, brother George Takara and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shirley Hatsuyo Hokama

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April 28, 2011
Shirley Hatsuyo Hokama, 87, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Robert, Takeo and David; and sister Karen Nakamura. Private services.

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Frances F. Inouye

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April 30, 2011
Frances F. Inouye, 100, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Nancy Palmer, sister Bessie Hayashida and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Michael Elinski Jr.

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March 26, 2011
Michael Elinski Jr. of Aiea, a retired Navy submarine commander, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wilkes Barre, Pa. He is survived by wife Janet, brother Emil and sisters Ann Groner and Catherine Mikuluk. Private celebration of life.

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John Kaaumoana

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June 9, 2011
John “Kuhina” Kaaumoana, 72, of Hanapepe, Kauai, formerly of Niihau, a Niihau Ranch cowboy, died at home. He was born in Puuwai, Niihau. He is survived by wife Kuulei; son Gordon; daughters Marian Beniamina, Dorothy Kaliloa and Geraldine Kanahele; hanai son June; hanai daughter Leialoha Kaliloa; brothers George and Bernard Kamala; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Mary Choy Kang

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May 23, 2011
Mary Choy Kang, 95, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Fillmore and Dr. Garfield, daughter Susan K. Sunderland and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Jon Hiroshi Katsumoto

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May 18, 2011
Jon Hiroshi Katsumoto, 62, of Honolulu, a mercantile trucking service warehouseman, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynn R., sons Lance and Layne, daughter Jill and sister Leila M. Albano. Private services.

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Chong Soo Kim

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May 6, 2011
Chong Soo Kim, 70, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Pohang, South Korea. She is survived by husband Eugene S.B.; daughters Melanie Aipoalani, Michelle Kato and Mae Lynn Takara; brothers Eun Kwang, Sang Kuk, Sang Sik and Sang Won; sister Jung Sik; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Asae Oshita Kong

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April 6, 2011
Asae Oshita Kong, 87, of Paia, Maui, formerly of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Paia. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons James and Melvin; daughter Janice Walin; brothers Kazumi, Kiyoshi and Goro Oshita; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Michael S. Konkol

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May 28, 2011
Michael S. Konkol, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force master sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Cohoes, N.Y. He is survived by wife Yoshiko and brother Ed. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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CHIUNG YING LAU

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CHIUNG YING LAU

Age 89, of San Jose, CA, passed away June 10, 2011 in Fremont, CA. Born September 22, 1921 in Shanghai, China.

He is survived by wife, Laura K.L. Lau; sons, Winston W.T. Lau, Karlton K.T. Lau; daughter, Aileen H.L. (Bruce) Haynes; 2 grandchildren.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Monday (June 20) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Mercedes Juan Mayo

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June 11, 2011
Mercedes Juan Mayo, 74, of Eleele, Kauai, a Little Caesars crew member, died at home. She was born in Castillesos, Zambales, Philippines. She is survived by son Eugene, daughters Beverly Ahina and Darlene Mayo, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Denise Ulualoha Na-o

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May 12, 2011
Denise Ulualoha Na-o, 37, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Jesse Nielsen; son Jonah A. Rohden-Na-o; daughter Felicia N.K.; father Dennis K. Sr.; brothers David, Dennis K. Jr. and Andrew A.; and sisters Alberta K. Na-o, Alexandria S. Afo, Daysha-Ann K. Pancho, Jamel A. Leota and Mavis P. Hunt. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eleanor M. O’Brien

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June 6, 2011
Eleanor M. O’Brien, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Samuel Oppenheimer, Nathan Napoka and Jack B. O’Brien; daughters Lovey Michel, Raynette MacLoves, Shannon Cadell, Marlene Canne and Vanessa Pappalardo; 24 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Fumiko Okada

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May 26, 2011
Fumiko Okada, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born on Hawaii island. She is survived by son Dexter, daughters Marjorie Baril and Kathleen Sato, brother Tom Yoshinaka, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ronald Roy Patterson

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June 9, 2011
Ronald Roy Patterson, 73, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, an auto body repairman, died. He was born in Spokane, Wash. He is survived by son Mark, daughter Kim Perez, brother Frank, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard Einer Peterson

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May 28, 2011
Richard Einer Peterson, 80, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Boston. He is survived by son Nicholas, daughter Nancy, brother George, sister Alice and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at 2117 Lanihuli Drive, Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Dinner to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to www.northportpromise.com.

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Jose Sahagun Pillos

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May 19, 2011
Jose Sahagun “Joe” Pillos, 82, of Waianae died. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Teresa B., son Jommer, daughter Miriam Kaganove and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Preciosa Torre Rivera

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May 17, 2011
Preciosa Torre Rivera, 69, of Waipahu, a food service industry prep cook, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Delfin P.; son Emmanuel; daughters Evangeline and Cherry Ann Rivera, Isabel Phu, Janet Lau and Susan Pacada; brothers Pablito and Benito Torre; sister Matilde Guillermo; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Harry J. Roletto

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June 6, 2011
Harry J. Roletto, 87, of Honolulu, a retired artist and poet and a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Butte, Mont. He is survived by partner Paul C. Weidig. Private services.

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Albert Fairchild Saijo

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June 2, 2011
Albert Fairchild Saijo, 85, of Volcano, Hawaii, an Army veteran with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Battalion, who served in Italy, died at home. He also was a designer, carpenter, woodworker, poet and author of “Outspeaks: A Rhapsody.” He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Laura, sister Hisayo and four stepchildren. Private services.

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Donella Barbara Sands

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June 10, 2011
Donella Barbara Sands, 77, of Hilo, a Macy’s retail manager, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Oderzo, Italy. She is survived by sons Michael and Marco, stepdaughter Catherine Browning, sister Maria R. Venturi, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Herman Raphael Ellis Sr.

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June 14, 2011
Herman Raphael Ellis Sr., 93, of Waianae, a retired mason, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen; sons Michael Alapa‘i, and Herman Jr., Gary, Steven, Gordon, Dana, Timothy and Herman K. Ellis; daughters Donna Przygoda and Sharon Ellis; brothers Douglas, Gaylord and Michael; 34 grandchildren; and 56 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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