Archive for October 6th, 2011

Iofina Andon

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Oct. 1, 2011
Iofina Andon, 79, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia. She is survived by son Ismael Dobich, daughter Risten Dobich, eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Community Lutheran Church, 4429 Malaai St., Honolulu. Visitation to follow. Burial at a later date in Chuuk.

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Jane Tomie Chun

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Sept. 24, 2011
Jane Tomie Chun, also known as Jane Tomie Nakagawa, 63, of Honolulu, a meat cutter at Shopping Basket and Gibson’s Department Store, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Frank S., Eustace C., Kenneth K., Richard M. and Roy; and sister Darlene E. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.
Casual attire. No flowers.

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CORNELIO “CONNING” CALARANAN GANIR

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CORNELIO “CONNING” CALARANAN GANIR

Age 86, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away September 7, 2011 in Aiea. Born February 15, 1925 in Waialua, Hawaii. Retired painter with the Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor. A deacon with the 7th Day Adventist Church, Waipahu.

He is survived by wife, Trinidad Aurellano Ganir; sons, Edwin (Marvel Ruth) Aurellano Ganir, Glenn (Grace) Aurellano Ganir; sister, Criselda Ganir Obaldo; sister-in-law, Ernicia Duhaylonsod Ganir; grandchild, Melodie Meagan Cadavona Ganir; numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (October 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (October 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

BRIAN KIYOSHI HORIKAMI

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BRIAN KIYOSHI HORIKAMI

57, of Lihue, Kauai, passed away September 25, 2011. He was born in Lahaina, Maui on October 27, 1953 to Charles and Yasumi Horikami. The youngest of four children, Brian was a proud graduate of Kaimuki High School. He was a senior vice president, and 37 year employee of Servco Pacific Inc.

He is survived by his companion Paula Sokei, daughter Carrie, mother Yasumi, sisters Gail Mau and Edean Chu, and brother Clyde. Kauai services will be held on October 8, 2011 at Garden Island Mortuary. Visitation from 1 pm. Service at 2 pm.

Oahu memorial services will be held on Tuesday October 25, 2011 at Honolulu Country Club. Visitation from 5 pm. Service at 6 pm.

No flowers please. Casual attire.

Clement Patrick Enoka Jr.

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Sept. 19, 2011
Clement Patrick Enoka Jr., 69, of Papakolea, a retired Honolulu Police Department sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Papakolea. He is survived by wife Maylene K.; son Clement P. III; daughters Taryn-Leigh Chang, Tanya-Lee Villanueva and Tane-Lynn Togia; brother Clarence; sisters Jerre Jean Kaikaina and Star Nani Pai; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: 2:30 p.m. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Chester Clyde Yoshio Kunitake

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Sept. 17, 2011
Chester Clyde Yoshio Kunitake, 66, of Honolulu, a former employee at Hawaii Government Employees Association and Hawaii Labor Relations Board for nine years, died in Honolulu. He was born Feb. 8, 1945, in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Judy S.; son Todd T.; daughters Michelle M. Kunitake and Janelle J. (Matthew) Lee; brothers Dennis D. (Susan), Lester Lee, Glen “GG” and Wayland “Waynie” (Yvonne); and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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IKE AKIO MINESHIMA

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IKE AKIO MINESHIMA

Age 56, of Honolulu, passed away September 16, 2011 in Honolulu. Born May 24, 1955 in Honolulu. A lifetime volunteer at Palama Settlement.

He is survived by brothers, Ivan (Gwynne) Mineshima, Norman (Priscilla) Mineshima, Earl Mineshima, Scott (Danice) Mineshima, Hiram Mineshima; sisters, Marcia (Masaji) Abe, Marian (Johnny) Tullis of WA, Alina James of CA.

PRIVATE SERVICES WERE HELD.

NORIYASU MIYAKAWA

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NORIYASU MIYAKAWA

Age 95, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away September 24, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born August 6, 1916 in Ookala, Hilo.

He is survived by son, Gary N. Miyakawa; sister, Beatrice Kobayashi; step-daughter, Kathleen Kim of Nevada; grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Private Services were held.

Robert T. Oshiro

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Sept. 27, 2011
Robert T. Oshiro, 92, of Honolulu, a doctor of naturopathic and chiropractic medicine, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Thelma Y. and numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Asuncion Pagdanganan Ramil

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Oct. 1, 2011
Asuncion Pagdanganan Ramil, 89, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons August, Aurino and Domingo; daughters Josephine Guerpo, Sabina Palermo, Anita Soares and Mimi Villarin; hanai son Mark R. Villarin; hanai daughter Melody R. Gilbert; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sunday at Honokaa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow.

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Stanley H. Raymond

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Sept. 28, 2011
Stanley H. Raymond, 88, of Pukalani, Maui, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. retiree, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Edith Kapiko, sons S.H. Kiope II and Steven D.K., daughters Sandra Kaohelaulii and Lee Ann P. Manuel, brother Robert and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Luncheon at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Makawao Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Updated information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Melchor Ochagabia Rellanos

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Sept. 28, 2011
Melchor Ochagabia Rellanos, 50, of Honolulu, a former baker at Saga & Marriott Co., died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Ozamiz City, Philippines. He is survived by brother William Jr. and sisters Vivian Cantiller and Teresita Barcela. Visitation at noon Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church in Kalihi. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Norbert Edo Rodillas

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Sept. 23, 2011
Norbert Edo Rodillas, also known as “Nobby” and “Silent Key,” 66, of Honolulu, a retired Young Brothers Ltd. seaman and a Navy veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Darilynn B.; brothers Nick, Algrino, Alexander, Julius and Dexter; numerous half brothers; sisters Nilda Chock, Frances Allen, Haroldine Kronenburger and Jocelyne Mitchell; and caregiver Marta Cantrell. Private services. Donations suggested to Stevens Johnson Syndrome Foundation, P.O. Box 350333, Westminster, CO 80035.

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Lawrence Boniface Kalahui Smythe

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Sept. 15, 2011
Lawrence Boniface Kalahui “Blackie” Smythe, 72, of Grants Pass, Ore., died in Grants Pass. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Johnny E., son Wesley, daughter LeiMomi Ferrill, brothers Nicholas and Wayne, sisters Ynez Blas and Pam Souza, and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.since1928hull.com.

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Alfred Edward Souza

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Sept. 29, 2011
Alfred Edward Souza, 85, of Honolulu, a vice president for staff planning at Sheraton Hotels of the Pacific and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by sons Alan, Gary, Wade, Mark and Dean; sisters Pauline Williams, Lillian Ortiz, Eleanor Ferreiro, Evelyn Peahu and Lanny Carvalho; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Matsuko Harriet Tajima

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Oct. 3, 2011
Matsuko Harriet Tajima, 86, of Kailua, a retired Enchanted Lake Elementary School custodian, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Harvey H. and Randall T., daughter Sarah Tajima-Ueki, brothers Tetsuo and Tsutomu Ihara, sister Takeko Masaki and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

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Kenneth T. Tanouye

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Sept. 11, 2011
Kenneth T. Tanouye, 68, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Sharon; sons Kenneth Jr., Steven and Kristofer; stepdaughter Alyshia Kekuawela; brother Eddie; sisters Gloria Sato and Christine Shimizu; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Doyle D. Welch

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Sept. 17, 2011
Doyle D. “Chano” Welch, 42,
of Waimanalo, a Valley of the Temples Memorial Park security manager, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Justine “Tina”; brother Frederick Jr.; and sisters Laura Torres, Stephanie Welch, Doll Kealoha and Naomi Kumai. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. today and 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Rucelle Barnes Williams

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Sept. 20, 2011
Rucelle Barnes Williams, 101, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lumberton, N.C. She is survived by two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. No services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Ruby Aiko Katayama Yoshimura

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Sept. 6, 2011
Ruby Aiko Katayama Yoshimura, 89, of Honolulu, a Sears salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by son Michael; daughters Shirley Yoshimura and Diane Beirne; brothers Donald, Kenneth and William Takaki; sisters Nancy Kobayashi, Geraldine Katayama and Kathleen Davis; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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