Archive for September 8th, 2011

Bert G. Aguinaldo

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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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Julia Prudencio Bugado

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Sept. 3, 2011
Julia Prudencio “Grandma B” Bugado, 95, of Hilo, a retired retail clerk for the former Ah Mai & Co., died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre in Kaneohe. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Joseph R. Jr. and Gilbert; daughters Gloria Louis and Shirley Bugado; brothers Albert and William Prudencio; sisters Adelaide Irwin, Florence Prudencio, Mildred Lucas and Isabell Sampaia; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Ward Hamilton Buscher

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Sept. 3, 2011
Ward Hamilton Buscher, 67, of Honolulu, a retired owner and operator of the former JH Buscher Co. of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Wade and Ian, daughter Shannon Iannotta, brother Harry Buscher and four grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Holy Nativity Church, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu. Donations suggested to Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Attn: Mr. Keawe Liu, 65-1692 Kohala Mountain Road, Kamuela, HI 96743. Online condolences: www.BorthwickOahu.com.

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Pedro Cortez

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Sept. 2, 2011
Pedro Cortez, 85, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. crew chief, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Dolinda; sons Alvin, Daniel, Robin, Glen and Gil; daughters Leilani Cortez and Alisa Barido; sister Feliza Padre; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Violet Harue Doi

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Sept. 2, 2011

Violet Harue Doi, 72, of Lihue, a retired Department of Education school teacher, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Deron and Sean, brother Edwin Nakagawa and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Hongwanji Church. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Craig Leroy Duncan

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Aug. 29, 2011

Craig Leroy Duncan, 47, of Kailua-Kona, a hotel manager in the resort industry, died. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Lanette Abraham-Duncan, parents Daryl and Linda, brother Scott and sister Tracy McKinney. Private services.

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Yukii Yamaki Inouye

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Sept. 1, 2011

Yukii Yamaki Inouye, 77, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Fukushima, Japan. She is survived by daughters Pauline E. and Clara C. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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William Lai Chung Jr.

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Aug. 23, 2011

William Lai “Boy” Chung Jr., 64, of Mililani, a retired Honolulu Gas Co. employee and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen R.; sons Andre, William III, Kawika, Keola and Sean; hanai daughter Marjorie Kealoha; brother Frank Pirez; sisters Sophie Monico, Sarah Akiona, Maryknoll and Wilma Spotkaeff, Dolly Alverio, Geraldine Grant, Linda Chock and Trina and Susie Chung; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at City Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Hermogenes Cipriano Jr.

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Aug. 7, 2011
Hermogenes “Sonny” Cipriano Jr., 79, of Waimanalo, a retired cook and Marine Corps veteran, died in Temple, Texas. He was born in South Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elizabeth K.; sons Joseph and Hermogenes R. III; daughters Evalani Kanahele, Brenda Cipriano and Ruth Joseph; sisters Vicenta Lapera and Emily Chun; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary on Saturday.

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Harry Zenichi Kanekuni

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Aug. 14, 2011

Harry Zenichi Kanekuni, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Universal Sheet Metal Co. foreman, died at home. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by son Brian; brothers Seichi, Kyoichi, Kazuichi “Jack” and Rokuichi; sister Sono Shimatsu; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Norman Nagao

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Sept. 3, 2011

Norman “Bobo” Nagao, 72, of Kapaa, Kauai, a state Highways Division supervisor and Navy veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waipouli, Kauai. He is survived by companion Cherie Hyde; and sisters Lorraine Oishi, Jane Rabot, Gladys Iha, Nancy Nonaka, Afton Camat and Amy Nagao. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 17 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel, Koloa. Services: 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.

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Alfrieda Tomeyo Nagata

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Sept. 2, 2011

Alfrieda Tomeyo “Frieda” Nagata, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Bethesda Veterans Hospital registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Toshinori Nishikawa

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Sept. 2, 2011
Toshinori Nishikawa, 89, of Hilo, a retired service truck operator for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Fusako “Fuzzy”; sons Nelson, Michael and Clayton; and six grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 398 Kilauea Ave. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Kiyoto Sakamoto

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July 27, 2011
Kiyoto Sakamoto, 88, of Ewa Beach, a retired Air Force staff sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Nobuko, sons Casey and Paul, daughters Kiyomi and Doris, and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaii-funeralservices.com.

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Henry Lariosa Tangjian

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Aug. 23, 2011

Henry Lariosa Tangjian, 78, of Waianae, a retired Marine gunnery sergeant and former driver for TheBus, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Steven, Edward, David and Kenneth; daughters Nadine Kahala, Juliana Vinhaca, Christina Tangjian and Erica Murphy; brothers Teodolpho Tangjian, Constancio “Dick” DelaCuesta, John Lebetos and Primo and Lucio Amba; sister Nancy Ribucan; numerous stepchildren; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 10 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Rose Bow Ngan Tom

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Sept. 1, 2011
Rose Bow Ngan Tom, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Willows waitress, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dr. Philip K.B.; daughters Sylvia Tom Tanabe and Yvonne Tom Ching; brother Herbert Au; sisters Eunice Ho, Mildred Lum, Ruby Chung, Henrietta Yamamoto and Ellen Wong; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, east chapel. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bill West

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Sept. 2, 2011

Bill West, 76, of Wailuku, an inventory trucker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Washington, Iowa. He is survived by wife Hazel M., son Stephen W., hanai daughter Radika Brown, sisters Joyce Brown and Janet Hanna, two grandchildren, and two hanai grandchildren. Services to held at a later date.

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Monica Fan Winnick

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Aug. 30, 2011
Monica Fan Winnick, 86, of Honolulu, a retired federal government medical researcher, died in Hale Nani Nursing Center. She was born in Peking, China. She is survived by son John F., brothers and sisters. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church, 1117 Koko Head Ave., Honolulu. Private inurnment.

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