Archive for September, 2011

RUSSELL DON LEE “RUSS”

Posted On September 18th, 2011 -

RUSSELL DON LEE “RUSS”

Russell Don Lee “Russ” was 67 years old and lived in Aiea, Hawaii when he was killed, on August 27th, in a motor vehicle (ATV) accident while on vacation in Colorado.

Russ was preceded in death by his father, Albert B. Lee. He is survived by his mother, Ruth (Johnston) Lee; wife, Carol Lee; son, Rick Lee; daughter, Carrie Davis and her husband, Kelly; grandson, Rece Davis; brother, Robert Lee and his wife, Barbara; sister, Patty Hughes and her husband, Dick; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway, on September 22nd, at 4:00 pm.

SEAN ALLAN WEST, 42

Posted On September 25th, 2011 -

SEAN ALLAN WEST, 42

Sean Allan West, 42, of Makawao, passed away on September 20, 2011 in Wailuku. Sean was the owner of JN Renovations, LLC.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at Ballard Family Mortuary, service will begin at 7:30 p.m., and cremation will follow. Family requests to please limit flowers to lei only.
Sean is survived by his wife, Michelle,West son, Morgan West; daughter, Makana West; mother, Lynn Tubera; sister, Ka’io Tubera; brother, Jay Nakoa; and aunt, Patty Long.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.ballardfamily mortuaries.com

Geronimo C. Abad

Posted On September 5th, 2011 -

Aug. 17, 2011
Geronimo C. “Ering” Abad, 71, of Waipahu, a retired Zippy’s Restaurant employee in Waipahu, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Cagutongan, Pilar, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mercedes C.; sons Rey, Gerry, Godfrey and Zaldy; daughters Merlita, Beverly and Glory; parents Mauro and Romana; brothers Gregorio, Nestor, Roger, Salvador and Arthur; sisters Leticia Cabanero, Prudencia Menor and Francisca Pagarigan; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Filipino United Church of Christ in Waipahu, 94-1366 Hiapo St. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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IRMA SILVA AGARD

Posted On September 6th, 2011 -

IRMA SILVA AGARD
November 20, 1926-September 6, 2010

Hi Mom,

We love and miss you: Dad (Buzzy), Louie III, Carol, Louie IV, Kuni, Adrian, Lesley, Ormond, Kai, and Amaru.

Juan M. Agbigay

Posted On September 27th, 2011 -

Sept. 17, 2011
Juan M. Agbigay, 89, of Hilo, a diversified farmer, and a police officer and mail carrier in the Philippines, died. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Concepcion; sons Alberto, Erlindo and Wenceslao; daughters Ernesta Dela Cruz, Ofelia Solmerin, Edita Castro, Amelia Baclig and Emelyn Ilar; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. All-night vigil to follow at the family residence in Hilo. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at noon. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Juan M. Agbigay

Posted On September 29th, 2011 -

Sept. 17, 2011
Juan M. Agbigay, 89, of Hilo, a diversified farmer, and a police officer and mail carrier in the Philippines, died. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Concepcion; sons Alberto, Erlindo and Wenceslao; daughters Ernesta Dela Cruz, Ofelia Solmerin, Edita Castro, Amelia Baclig and Emelyn Ilar; half brothers Anthony, Daniel, Bernard Jr., Lawrence and Francis; half sisters Diane Easley, Evelyn Schwarz and Bernadette Agbigay; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. All-night vigil to follow at the family residence in Hilo. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at noon. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Juan M. Agbigay

Posted On September 30th, 2011 -

Sept. 17, 2011
Juan M. Agbigay, 89, of Hilo, a diversified farmer, and a police officer and mail carrier in the Philippines, died. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Concepcion; sons Alberto, Erlindo and Wenceslao; daughters Ernesta Dela Cruz, Ofelia Solmerin, Edita Castro, Amelia Baclig and Emelyn Ilar; half brothers Anthony Anakalea and Daniel, Bernard Jr., Lawrence and Francis Agbigay; half sisters Diane Easley, Evelyn Schwarz and Bernadette Nakano; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. today at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. All-night vigil to follow at the family residence in Hilo. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at noon. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Lilia Menor Fermin Agcaoili

Posted On September 12th, 2011 -

Aug. 10, 2011
Lilia Menor Fermin Agcaoili, 69, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Demetrio; sons Errol, Roel and Bryan; daughter Jerrylyn Nicolas; father Rafael Fermin; brothersWarlitoSr., Felimon, Willie and Alejo Fermin; sisters Carlina Dunbrique and Crecencia Pangilinan; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324Omilo Lane, Kalihi. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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LILIA MENOR FERMIN AGCAOILI

Posted On September 13th, 2011 -

LILIA MENOR FERMIN AGCAOILI

Age 69, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away August 10, 2011 in Honolulu. Born April 15, 1942 in Calayab, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

She is survived by husband, Demetrio Agcaoili; sons, Errol (Aurora) Agcaoili of Philippines, Roel (Divina) Agcaoili of Philippines, Bryan (Perlita) Agcaoili; daughter, Jerrylyn Nicolas; 10 grand-children; father, Rafael Fermin; brothers, Warlito (Conchita) Fermin, Sr., Felimon (Primitiva) Fermin, Willie (Leonila) Fermin, Alejo (Leticia) Fermin; sisters, Carlina (Ricardo) Dunbrique, Crecencia Pangilinan.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (September 16) at St John the Baptist Church; (2324 Omilo Ln., Kalihi) Mass 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Saturday (September 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

TRINIDAD ESTRELLA “LILING” TUMBAGA AGDEPPA

Posted On September 25th, 2011 -

TRINIDAD ESTRELLA
“LILING” TUMBAGA AGDEPPA

Age 64, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away September 3, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born May 6, 1947 in Purag, Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.

She is survived by daughters, Catherine M. (Willis) Symonds, Cynthia (David) Reno; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; brother, Moises T. (Florida) Tumbaga; sister, Marina T. Salvador of Philippines.

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

Trinidad Estrella Tumbaga Agdeppa

Posted On September 26th, 2011 -

Sept. 3, 2011
Trinidad Estrella Tumbaga “Liling” Agdeppa, 64, of Waialua died in Wahiawa. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Catherine M. Symonds and Cynthia Reno, brother Moises T. Tumbaga, sister Marina T. Salvador, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 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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Bert G. Aguinaldo

Posted On September 8th, 2011 -

Aug. 4, 2011
Bert G. “Elto” Aguinaldo, 57, of Ewa Beach, died in Waianae. He was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Delia A.; sons Rundell A. and Brett Dale A.; brother Salvador; sisters Delia Lampitoc, Merlyn Lagpacan and Josephine Caliva; and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sotero Elorita Aguinaldo

Posted On September 11th, 2011 -

Sept. 3, 2011
Sotero Elorita Aguinaldo, 78, of Honolulu, a retired construction worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bangui, Philippines. He is survived by mother Martina Saoit; brothers Elemelec Aguinaldo and Marley Saoit; and sisters Nueme Cadavona, Selita Saoit and Lory Sherman. Visitations: 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services: noon Saturday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Masako Ajifu

Posted On September 2nd, 2011 -

Aug. 21, 2011
Masako Ajifu, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Things From Hawaii salesclerk and former Kuhio Grill waitress, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kin, Okinawa. She is survived by sons George Y., James S. and Edwin; daughter Florence K. Blume; brothers Zenko Ashitomi and Masanobu Ajifu; sister Yoshiko Kumura; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Florence M. Akasaki

Posted On September 22nd, 2011 -

Sept. 1, 2011
Florence M. Akasaki, 79, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Yoshiharu; sons Kirk and Guy; daughters Anne Fritz and Laurie Ornellas; brothers Masayoshi, Thomas and Michael Sawai; sister Ruth Takahashi; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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FLORENCE M. AKASAKI

Posted On September 23rd, 2011 -

FLORENCE M.
AKASAKI

Age 79, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away September 1, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born June 16, 1932 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, Yoshiharu Akasaki; sons, Kirk (Cindy) Akasaki, Guy Akasaki; daughters, Anne (Greg) Fritz, Laurie (Mark) Ornellas; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brothers, Masayoshi Sawai, Thomas Sawai, Michael Sawai; sister, Ruth Takahashi.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (September 27) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Christina L. Momi Akina

Posted On September 13th, 2011 -

Sept. 4, 2011
Christina L. Momi Akina, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by daughter Billie Ann, brother Charles Lau and sister Bertha Mapa. Inurnment at a later date. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Sophia K. Adams Akui

Posted On September 11th, 2011 -

Aug. 24, 2011
Sophia K. Adams Akui, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired manager of Whitney’s in Kaneohe, died in Kailua. She was born in Koolau-poko, Hawaii. She is survived by sons David M. III, William H. and Daniel K.; daughter Sophia K.T. Kaneakua; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea/Vineyard chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Consuelo Riberal Alcantra

Posted On September 18th, 2011 -

Aug. 30, 2011
Consuelo Riberal “Consing” Alcantra, 101, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jovito and Lito; daughters Nora Alcantra, Andrea Benitez and Francisca Tapat; sister Urbana Rugnao; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Brystan Keone Oda Alidon

Posted On September 26th, 2011 -

Sept. 14, 2011
Brystan Keone Oda “Bry” Alidon, 20, of Hilo, a yard service worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Shontae Agustin; daughter Kiari A. Subia; parents Frank and Dayle Santos, and Michael and Melissa Alidon; brothers Frank “Olo” Santos, Bronson Atkins and Ronson and Joseph Alidon; sisters Nichole “Kolie” Kekahuna and Justice Santos; grandparents Iris Oda and Pedro “Papa” Milar, Stanley T. Oda, and Richard and Harriet Lei Alidon; and great-grandparent Loretta. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Semimor Alipio

Posted On September 6th, 2011 -

Aug. 6, 2011
Semimor “Sam” Alipio, 74, of Pearl City, a Shiraki Muranaka mason and a Waipahu High School head custodian, died in Kapolei. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Theresa; sons Dee, Daniel, Bryan and Dean; daughters Monica Uyeda and Pamela Akagi; brothers Plabio “Bobby” and Sostenes “Sonny”; sister Juana “Susie” Solmirin; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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William Chandler Alo

Posted On September 11th, 2011 -

Sept. 1, 2011
William Chandler Alo, 96, of Kahului, a former clerk for the Maui County auditor’s office, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughters Jocelyn Vida, Carole Davis, Elaine Binkie and Mona Hashimoto; hanai son Mark Alo; brother Roland “Kamakau”; granddaughter and caretaker Billi-Jo Spenser; 16 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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John Joseph Alvarez

Posted On September 18th, 2011 -

Sept. 3, 2011
John Joseph Alvarez, 33, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a nursery worker at Kurtistown Nursery, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Elujino Jr., mother Deborah Aveiro, brothers Elujino III and Abraham Sr., sister Stacey and grandparents Elujino Alvarez Sr. and Clarence “Pappy” Aveiro Sr. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.

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Jose Maria Alvarez

Posted On September 20th, 2011 -

JOSE MARIA ALVAREZ

81, of Honolulu, a retired cabinet maker died on August 23, 2011. He was born in Guanacaste, Costa Rica and moved to Hawaii in 1968.

He is survived by daughters, Merary Alvarez, Maly Nakoa & Emmy Alvarez; Grandchildren: Kawika, Pomaikaikealoha, Aiko & Koi; Great-granddaughter Marlee.

Harumi Amaki

Posted On September 30th, 2011 -

Sept. 25, 2011
Harumi Amaki, 83, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a Thrifty Mart baker, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Neal, Donald and Milton; daughters Aileen Arakawa and Claire Olores; brother Kenneth Konishi; sisters Ann Matsuoka, Yaeko Ho and Edith Kojiri; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavilion. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow.

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Valerie Gayle Pualani Luiz Amina

Posted On September 2nd, 2011 -

Aug. 23, 2011
Valerie Gayle Pualani Luiz Amina, 54, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Pahoa Elementary School A+ site coordinator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband David K.; sons Davy Kamalii and Joshua Luiz; daughters Daysha Mendes, Andrea Anastacio, Cumorah Kamalii and Jaimie Luiz; mother Barbara; brother Alex “Tykie”; sisters Jolyn Caingles and Darnelle Pacheco; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pahoa Ward in Orchidland. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Robert Lawrence Antonio

Posted On September 15th, 2011 -

Sept. 8, 2011
Robert Lawrence Antonio, 41, of Kahuku, a construction roofer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wanda, sons Stantyn and Shay, mother Carolina and sisters Karlynne Magaoay and Janelle Auwae. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Kahuku United Methodist Church. Services: 7 p.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Joseph Warren Kekoaalana Antonio

Posted On September 21st, 2011 -

Sept. 12, 2011
Joseph Warren Kekoaalana Antonio, infant son of John A.G. Antonio of Kapaau, Hawaii, and Alexis A.K.L. Ching of Hawi, Hawaii, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Alan and Erlinda Antonio, and Warrene Ching; and great-grandparents Warren and Kaena Ching. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward-Hawi. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery, Hawi. Casual attire.

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Nemesio Manzanillo Antonio

Posted On September 28th, 2011 -

Sept. 10, 2011
Nemesio Manzanillo Antonio, 102, of Pearl City, a retired Castle & Cooke stevedore, died in Pearl City. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Cresencia L., daughter Jennifer Escobedo, brother Jose and five grandchildren. Visitations: 5:30 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 11:15 a.m. Monday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sachiko Aoki

Posted On September 11th, 2011 -

Aug. 24, 2011
Sachiko “Mae” Aoki, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Musashiya & Fashions by Hino salesperson, died at home. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Michael Y.; daughters Roberta R. Kan and Elizabeth Y. Nettle; sisters Emiko Sato, Helen S. Maruyama and Grace T. Sato; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nichiren Mission of Hawaii, 33 Pulelehua Way. Services: noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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