Archive for July 16th, 2011

Francisca Ceria Alvarez

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July 9, 2011
Francisca Ceria Alvarez, 94, of Clayton, Calif., a homemaker, died in Antioch, Calif. She was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Rudolfo, daughters Veneranda Alvear and Avelina Sison, brother Hipolito Ceria, sister Victoria Tolete, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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HILDA ALMEIDA BURNETT

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HILDA ALMEIDA BURNETT

Age 95, of Waimanalo, passed away June 30, 2011 at Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. Born June 8, 1916 in Honolulu. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by husband, Joseph; sons, Paul and Randy; brother, Donald Almeida; sisters, Velma Bedison and Gladys Kawders; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (7/19) at St. Patrick’s Church; mass 11:15 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Omit Flowers. Aloha Attire.

Eleanor V. Deller

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July 12, 2011
Eleanor V. Deller, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Macy’s salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by son Kim A., daughter Jill T. Nagamine, stepson Clifford, stepdaughter Sheila Binkley, sister Dorothy Hauer and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Susana Samuelu Tagaloa Fautanu

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July 4, 2011
Susana Samuelu Tagaloa Fautanu, 41, of Waianae, a cashier at 7-Eleven stores in Nanakuli, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Asili, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Faaiuga V., son Tuala, father Samuelu Tagaloa, brothers Sakaria Tagaloa and Samuel Tagaloa Jr., and sister Fa’ailoilo Piliati. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Waipahu Samoan Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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RONALD “RONNIE” YOSHIO ICHIMURA

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RONALD “RONNIE” YOSHIO ICHIMURA

Age 77, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away June 24, 2011 in Mililani. Born October 3, 1933 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

He is survived by wife, Vivian Ichimura; sons, Scott (Nancy) Ichimura, Gary (Roberta) Ichimura; daughters, Paulynn (Ralph) Shigeoka, Patricia (Barry) Muranaka; brother, Roy (Lois) Ichimura; sister, Mae Plata; 6 grandchildren.

Private Services were held.

SONNY JENNINGS

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SONNY JENNINGS

Age 63, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away June 30, 2011 in Waianae. Born June 22, 1948 in Swains Island, American Samoa.

He is survived by sons, Joshua Jennings, Daniel Jennings, David Jennings, Tautua Eliu, Sonny Jennings; daughter, Malelenga Jennings; brothers, Makoa Jennings, Kana Jennings, Vaipapa Jennings, Lopati Jennings, Alan Jennings, Peleti Peleti; sister, Faafetai Jennings Pitolo, numerous
grandchildren.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 19) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

WALTER SCHUMACHER JR

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WALTER SCHUMACHER JR.

Age 84, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away July 1, 2011 in Honolulu. Born March 7, 1927 in Lihue, Kauai. Retired from the Naval Suppy Center, Pearl Harbor. A member of the Pearl City Community Church. Organized sporting events at the Halawa Housing.

He is survived by wife, Daisy Schumacher; son, Albert (Norhana) Schumacher; daughter, Viola Ramaila; brother, Rudolph (Ino) Schumacher of Las Vegas; sister, Gladys (Bill) Carter of West Virginia; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (July 20) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:00 p.m. Committal Service 10:00 a.m. Thursday (July 21) at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual/Aloha Attire.

May Kauiohana Burke Kama

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July 7, 2011
May Kauiohana Burke Kama, 69, of Kapolei, formerly of Waianae, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leonard L., son Ephriam M. “Nalu,” daughters Ettamay K. Kama and Alice N. Ioane, brother Peterson Burke, sister Henrietta Lyman, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Tyson Peter Lariosa

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June 9, 2011
Tyson Peter Lariosa, fetal son of Damien and Ramona of Ewa Beach, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He is also survived by brothers Austin J. and Peyton J.; sister Kauri; grandparents Audrey Lariosa, Beverly Huddy and Roland Antonio; step-grandmother Liza Antonio; and great-grandmother Margaret Fidel. Private services.

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ASHLINE “BLUE” LILIA MANIPON

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ASHLINE “BLUE” LILIA MANIPON

Age 59, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away June 27, 2011 in Honolulu. Born March 30, 1952 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired from Oahu Transit Services as a bus driver. Member of Teamster Union.

She is survived by companion, Elizabeth Hagerty; hanai daughter, Christina Nunes; sisters, Charmaine (Freddie) Markee, Yolanda (Ben) Joaquin of Maui, Mercedes (Peter) Popa, Rose Nunes, Loretta Manipon; brothers, Jerry Lee, Marino (Patty) Manipon, Maxcimo Manipon, Benny Manipon; nieces & nephews.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Thursday (July 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Friday (July 22) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flower Welcome.

Tometaro Nakamoto

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July 6, 2011
Tometaro “Tomi” Nakamoto, 80, of Honolulu, a retired painter, died at home. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Fujiko “Helen”; son Edwin T.; daughters Tammy Y. Maio and Trudy A. Nakamoto; brothers Taka, Haru and Soneyuki; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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Mitchell Spencer Nakamura

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June 23, 2011
Mitchell Spencer “Mitch” Nakamura, 68, of Lihue, a heavy equipment operator and a fisherman, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sons Allen and Joe Bactad, Tom Benuzui and Mitchell Nakamura; daughters Charmaine and Raynette Bactad, Helen Tokuda, Cheryl Lemalu, Patricia Arizo, Dene Soares, Leilani Squire and Eunice Estacio; hanai daughter Leolani Velasco; brother William; sisters Lani and Momi Nakamura, and Lana Lopes; 46 grandchildren; and 86 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa.

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DAVID MOMOJIRO NAKASHIMA

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DAVID MOMOJIRO NAKASHIMA

Age 94, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away June 27, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born December 8, 1916 in Paia, Maui. Worked for 40 yrs as a carpenter for the U.S. Army; enjoyed participating in karate and was a member of the Wahiawa Kendo Club & Rainbow Bowling Club.

He is survived by wife, Harue Nakashima; sons, Myles (Charline) Nakashima, Aaron (Susan) Nakashima; daughters, Elsie (Ken) Nonaka, Danette (Edwin) Omiya; 13 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Mary Ann Kehaulani Opangai

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June 2, 2011
Mary Ann Kehaulani Opangai, 71, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Derwin Kunewa, and Matthew, Michael and David Martin; daughter Iraina Martin; stepson Ahikolo Fau; sister Hazel Damas; and caregiver Royleen M.K. Cordeira. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Philips Hall, Maili. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome.

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Rachel Momoyo Shinagawa

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July 7, 2011
Rachel Momoyo Shinagawa, 91, Kailua, a homemaker, died. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband John H., son Peter J., daughter Susan J., brother Noel Okamoto, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Olimpia Bustillo Soliven

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June 25, 2011
Olimpia Bustillo Soliven, 89, of Wahiawa, owner of Soliven Inc. and a Del Monte Fresh Produce retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Antonio, Domy, Albert, Melecio, Jerry, Ray and Jay; 40 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robert Mitchell Reed Sr.

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June 28, 2011
Robert Mitchell “Bob” Reed Sr., 91, of Kailua, a retired Federal Aviation Administration logistics division chief and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Tennessee. He is survived by son Robert M. Jr., daughters Evelyn L. Okahara and Lunette C. Bauer, six grandchildren and four great-grand-children. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Robert Scott Tucker

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June 27, 2011
Robert Scott Tucker, 49, of Waianae, a Makaha Resort security guard, died in Waianae. He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He is survived by mother Helen J.K., brothers Gilbert Tucker and Zane Hoyle, and sisters Karen Cook, Lila H. Soga, Noeleen L. Tucker and Shawn Atacador. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Makaha Resort. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. at Makaha Surfing Beach. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yuk Ching Wong

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July 3, 2011
Yuk Ching Wong, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hong Kong. She is survived by husband Lam; sons Wing, Ka Wah and Kar Keung; daughters Gina Cheng, Oi Lin Wong Chak, Sam Mui Wong, Oi Chu Wong and Mei Mei Sze; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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John Wallace Word

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Feb. 15, 2011
John Wallace Word, 54, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a retired Navy damage controlman chief petty officer, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jonelle C., sons Jason K. and James K., daughter Ericka U. Ramirez, brothers Kenneth and Ross, sisters Leslie and Sydney, and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Visitation and reception to follow. Updated information for an obituary published Feb. 18.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran