Archive for August 18th, 2011

Finetta Katherine Anderson

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Aug. 5, 2011
Finetta Katherine Anderson, 94, of Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Woodridge, N.Y. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, 24 Puiwa Road, Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Florencia Vea Cabuyaban

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July 14, 2011
Florencia Vea Cabuyaban, 80, of Kansas City, Mo., a homemaker, died in Kansas City. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Edward, brother Brigido Vea and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church-Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Wai Lan Li Ching

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Aug. 4, 2011
Wai Lan Li Ching, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Singapore. She is survived by husband Tin Yau; sons Man Sing and Man Wai; daughters Daisy Chan, Wai Ping Ching Tam, Elsie and Kitty Ching, and Ann Law; brother Kung Tin Li; sister Kam Qui Li; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Harold Leon Cobb

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Aug. 3, 2011
Harold Leon Cobb, 76, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Army sergeant, truck driver and former Kona Marlins football coach, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosalina; daughters Loke Sakata, Noelani Cobb and Bonnie Lynn Henshaw; sister MayLaverne; hanai brother Duke Mock; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kona Outdoor Circle. Services: 3 p.m. No flowers.

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Ronald G. Cox

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RONALD G. COX
1945-2010

For a year you have been out of our sight, but never out of our hearts. Race fast and free on the wings of angels down the quarter mile. We Love You
Michelle, Ronald, Tiffany, Tarryn, Anthony and Karlee

Eleuteria Antonio DeGracia

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Aug. 6, 2011
Eleuteria Antonio DeGracia, 84, of Kahului, a retired registered nurse, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Joanna DeGracia-Chang and Shelly DeGracia-Hoyer, brothers Eugenio and Cayetano Antonio, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Christ of the King Church, Kahului. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Mortuary. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Coraline Y. Ebinger

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July 26, 2011
Coraline Y. “Daling” Ebinger, 66, of Kapahi, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Joe Scalzo; daughters Cindy Lou Moura, Linda Ebinger and Clarissa Pacheco; sisters Frances Toro, Debbie Negrone, Helena Watson and Annette Mendiola; hanai brother Alan Ah You; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at the Pachecos’ residence, 5891-C Kaapuni Road. Private burial on a later date. Casual attire.

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Judy Ann Esperas

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Aug. 8, 2011
Judy Ann Esperas, 65, of Mililani, a retired state paramedical assistant at Waimano Home, died in Mililani. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by brothers Charles and Alan, and sisters Elizabeth Loggins and Leilani Carson. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Sabina Katryn Fairfax

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June 20, 2011
Sabina Katryn Fairfax, 56, of Honolulu, died. She was born in New York, N.Y. She is survived by son Erik, brother Cliff Weber and sister Nan Kane. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Waialae Beach Park, Kahala.

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Christopher Charles Fording

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Aug. 14, 2011
Christopher Charles Fording, 43, of Kailua-Kona, owner of C C Construction Co., died in Honolulu. He was born in Pittsburgh. He is survived by mother Myra Winter, stepfather Richard Winter, brothers David and Jeffrey, and stepsisters Leah Carter and Richelle Crossland. Private scattering of ashes to be held in Kailua-Kona. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to The Queen’s Medical Center-Tower 4C, 1301 Punchbowl St., Tower 4C c/o Jill Slade RN, Honolulu, HI 96813.

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Frederick L. Helm

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June 2, 2011
Frederick L. Helm, 66, of Hilo, a retired Army colonel and veterinarian with the 5th Special Forces Division who served during the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm, will be remembered in committal services 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. He died at home. He was also the appointed veterinarian to former President George H.W. Bush. He was born in McCook, Neb. He is survived by son Andrew K.; daughter Natasha K. Sloan; mother Helen; brothers Jim, John II and Mike; and sisters Kathy Brashears, Ceanne Rinehart and Laurie Helm. Contact Natasha Sloan for more information. Additional information for an obituary published June 18.

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Leo Ungos Galapon IV

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July 28, 2011
Leo Ungos “Ric” Galapon IV, 54, of Honolulu, an employee at Armstrong Produce in Honolulu, died in Aiea. He was born in Guimba Nueva, Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria F.; son Federick S.; daughters Michelle S., Josephine S., Faye S. and Audrey A.S.; mother Floramye U.; brothers Leo U. Jr and Leo U. III; sister Marie G. Sedlacek; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani
Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eugenio Tabula Jaramillo

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Aug. 6, 2011
Eugenio Tabula Jaramillo, 59, of Waipahu, died in Waipahu. He was born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Reymunda; sons Quirino, Romeo, Edward, Harry, Eugene and Roger; daughters Shirley and Marie; brothers Vicente and Magnum; sisters Angela Gasmen, Ursula Tactay, Leonila Pimienta, Espirita Quadra and Clara Tadeo; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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John Freitas Silva Jr.

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Aug. 5, 2011
John Freitas Silva Jr., 95, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. timekeeper, died at home. He was born in Olinda, Maui. He is survived by wife Mary C., sons Ronald W. and John S., daughter Elaine Seto-Mook, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1124 Seventh Ave., Honolulu. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Bernando Gaspar Juan

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July 26, 2011
Bernando Gaspar Juan, 84, of Waipahu, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Elizabeth D.; sons Rilloroso, Sibley, Ceasar, Willie and Noli; daughter Ligaya Whipp; sister Luz Tapaoan; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Ellen Wun Ing Chong Lum

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Aug. 14, 2011
Ellen Wun Ing Chong Lum, 95, of Honolulu, a retired instrument mechanic at Fort Shafter and Schofield, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kalamaula, Hawaii. She is survived by son Stanley; daughters Gail Shin, Janet L. Bruce and Karen Stine; brother Robert Chong; sisters Gladys Johnson, Dorothy Chong, May Brissette and June Mow; and three grandchildren. Visitation:
8 a.m. Monday at Kalihi Union Church, 2214 N. School St. Services: 9:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Mary Reid McDougall

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Aug. 8, 2011
Mary Reid McDougall, 64, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Greenock, Scotland. She is survived by husband Dougal, daughters Angela and Kirsteen Hammond, sister Patricia Ellmore and five grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aiea Ward, 99-641 Pohue St. Casual attire. No
flowers.

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May Lani C.R. Nagata

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Aug. 15, 2011
May Lani C.R. Nagata, 65, of Kahului, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Susumu; sons Severino “Rino” Respicio and Ricky R.M. Nagata; daughters Liberata L. Respicio and Dawn Ribucan; brothers Joseph Jr., Emerson “Rocky,” Robert, Clifford and Hiram Respicio; sisters Arline Mayo, Jean Phillips and Libby Torres; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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EAN JAY SANTOS NICOLAS

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June 29th, 2011-July 26, 2011

“Dearest Ean Jay, please know that our greatest blessing was having you.”

Heaven’s gain was our loss when our angel was called by our Lord.

Ean Jay Santos Nicolas, infant age 28 days, was born on June 29th, 2011 and passed away peacefully in the arms of mommy and daddy on July 26th, 2011, in San Diego, CA. After struggling with an inoperable congenital heart defect, he passed away gently into the arms of Jesus. He was our little fighter and a true image of “Faith, Hope, and Love”.

He is survived by parents, Ervin and Julie Ann Nicolas; paternal grandparents, Ernesto & Bernice Nicolas; maternal grandmother, Liza Aguinaldo Mamuad; uncles, Erin B. Nicolas, A.J. and Noah Savellano.

Celebration of Life 5:30 p.m. Friday (August 19) at St. Jude Catholic Church; (92-455 Makakilo Dr., Kapolei) Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Saturday (August 20) at Mililani Memorial Park.

Helen K. Ramos

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Aug. 16, 2011
Helen K. Ramos, 90, of Paauilo Mauka, Hawaii, a retired cafeteria manager at the former Ookala School, former cafeteria employee at various other schools and U.S. Postal Service postmaster at Paauhau Post Office, died at home. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Elaine Laux and Carol Ignacio, sister Anne Johnson, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea, Hawaii island. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. All memorial gifts received will be donated to Annunciation Catholic Church Food Pantry.

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Walter August Soares

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Aug. 6, 2011
Walter August Soares, 83, of Honolulu, a retiree and owner of a printing company and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn “Evie”; sons Michael, Walter and Steven; daughter Susann; brothers David and Bernard “Sunshine”; sister Johnette “Linda” Fabra; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Church. Services: 10:45 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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JAMES H. SOMA

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MR. JAMES H. SOMA

Mr. James H. Soma, 51, of Panama City, Fla. passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. Mr. Soma was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. He lived in Panama City, Fla. since 2005, moving from Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Soma was a member of the Light House on the Beach Church. He served in the United States Air Force for five years. Mr. Soma enjoyed fishing and boating. He is survived by daughters: Lindsey Soma and fiancÈ, Matthew Isbell of Panama City, Fla.; and Tiffany Soma and fiancÈ, Selwyn James of Valdosta, Ga.; mother, Sarah Roberts of Indiana; father, Norman (Gail) Soma of Honolulu; sister, Tammy Soma of Atlanta, Ga.; grandmother, Hattie Mae Moss of South Carolina; and friend, Terrie Soma of Hahira, Ga. Mr. Soma is preceded in death by his grandfather, Albert Moss. Celebration of Life services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Southerland Family Funeral Home in Panama City, Fla.

Bienvenido Munoz Villator

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July 26, 2011
Bienvenido Munoz “Ben” Villator, 61, of Honolulu, a retired Delta Construction pipe layer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by companion Charita Apostol; sons Jonathan Querido and Ryan, Nevinsky, Neikclair, Nervin and Nercland Villator; brothers Rudy and Maydy; sisters Ederlina Tolentino and Emili Villator; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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