Archive for October 19th, 2011

Cynthia Lee Alakai

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Sept. 25, 2013
Cynthia Lee Alakai, 56, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by Edward J. Jr.; son Patrick Ortiz; daughter Pamela Gonsalves; sisters Donna Chang and Sheri, Kathleen and Jodie Tomlinson; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at Pokai Bay. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Trisha Marie Pasion Alvarez

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Sept. 22, 2011
Trisha Marie Pasion Alvarez, 37, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Erik, son Erik Jr., daughters Elisha and Azia, and father Wilfred Benitez. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Bernardo De Leon Ancheta

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Sept. 22, 2011
Bernardo De Leon Ancheta, 70, of Wahiawa, a retired construction foreman, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by wife Luzviminda; daughters Erna McKeown, Edna Jenks, Delia Abear, Katherine Maeda and Laverne and Annabille Ancheta; brother Rogelio D.; sisters Celestina Antonio and Sally D. Manungas; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 6:30 p.m. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Esterlina Baldonado

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Sept. 13, 2011
Esterlina “Shirley” Baldonado, 64, of Ewa Beach, a retired Kaiser Permanente housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Danny; sons Ramil and Ray; daughter Roselyn Balino; brothers Rogelio, Angel, Saturnino, Nestor and Venancio Mendoza; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eden Luciano Batacan

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Oct. 15, 2011
Eden Luciano Batacan, 80, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Claveria, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by son Alban, daughters Marianita Huliganga and Edencita Batacan, brother Ofelio Luciano, sister Editha Castillo and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. No flowers.

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THELMA PHILLIPS CAMARA

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THELMA PHILLIPS CAMARA

Thelma Phillips Camara passed away peacefully at Aloha Nursing and Rehab in Kaneohe on October 7, 2011. She was born on July 9, 1917 in Honolulu to Manuel de Camara and Gussie Phillips Camara. She is also predeceased by her two brothers and sister-in-law, Lionel Phillips (Mary Serrao) Camara, former Tax Compliance Coordinator for the Oahu State Tax Office, and Clifford Bernard Camara, former Pearl Harbor Shipyard Analyst and Scheduler.
She was a loving daughter, sister and aunt. She is survived by her four nieces: Mary Ann Camara Lopes and Cheryl L. Camara, & Sylvia D. Camara and Priscilla M. Camara Brede, sister-in-law Jessie M. Camara and several cousins, grand nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, October 22 at Central Union Atherton Chapel. Memorial Service: 1:30 p.m. Burial: 3:00 p.m., Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Aloha Attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Jose Caminos

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Oct. 15, 2013
Jose Caminos, 78, of Anahola, Kauai, a Castle Resorts security guard, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Natividad “Naty”; sons Jeffrey, Joseph “Joey,” Jason and Jonathan; daughter Jeannie “Missy”; hanai sons Clyde White and Russell Borges; brothers Gale and Augustine; sisters Patsy Tolentino and Encarnation Gray; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Kilauea. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Kauai Memorial Garden.

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Alden Masato Chinen

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Oct. 12, 2011
Alden Masato Chinen, 56, of Waimea, Hawaii, an M. Chinen Distributors retiree, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Masasuke and brother Wayne. Private services.

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Darran Kilani Choy

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Sept. 4, 2011
Darran Kilani Choy, 46, of Hauula died in Haleiwa. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by son Keoni C. Fook, father Dexter K. Sr., mother Carol A. Hanvey-Honda, brothers Dexter K. Jr. and Wally, sister Zena Besas and wife Danette A. Leota. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Nestor Campos Duldulao

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Oct. 3, 2013
Nestor Campos Duldulao, 54, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by mother Simeone, brother Teofilo and sisters Segunda Duldulao and Petra Menor. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Incorrect information published in an obituary Friday.

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Clara Lum Foo

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Oct. 9, 2011
Clara Lum Foo, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Department of U.S. Navy executive secretary, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ken and three grandchildren. Visitation at noon Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Chinese Buddhist services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Simon Young Ham

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Oct. 14, 2011
Simon Young Ham, 85, of Kula, Maui, a retired Maui Publishing Co. linotypist, died in Kula Hospital. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Lorraine L.; sons Norman, David, Michael, Walter and Jason; brother Paul; sisters Dora Kim, Elizabeth Rosen and Mary Hyun; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Paia Hawaiian Protestant Church. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Hisao Ibara

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Sept. 15, 2013
Hisao “Hisa” Ibara, 88, of Honolulu, a retired painter for Yamamoto Painting and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by son Clyde N.; brothers Katsue, Mutsuo and Akikazu; sisters Mitsue Kimura and Yaeko Suehiro; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Oct. 28 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ayako Iha

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Sept. 26, 2011
Ayako Iha, 83, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation secretary, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Norman, daughter Christine, sisters Natsue DeWitt and Kinuko Shinchi, and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Glenn Mitsuo Iwane

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Sept. 26, 2011
Glenn Mitsuo Iwane, 58, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice “Jan,” sons Bryson and Jeris, father Clifford I., brother Gary and sister Sharyn Yashiro. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ivy Leimomi Jeremiah

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Oct. 12, 2011
Ivy Leimomi Jeremiah, 73, of Wailuku, a retired hula instructor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kalei, Byron W. and Bowman K.; daughter Trudy So’o; brothers Sterling and Theodore P. Mahelona; sisters Luciana “Twinkle” Lee and Heather Smythe; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dudley Cather Browning Jr.

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Oct. 9, 2011
Dudley Cather “Uncle Lipu’u” Browning Jr., 65, of Hilo, a retired owner and operator of a cleaning service, and chef and owner of restaurants in Orange County, Calif., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Frederick and Moku, sister Wilhelmina Osborn and hanai brother John Roback. Private services.

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George Kaaikaula Keoho Jr.

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Aug. 16, 2011
George Kaaikaula Keoho Jr., 89, of Hauula, a retired Board of Water Supply supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons George “Boy” III, Ivan and Larry; daughters Rosette “Rosie” Aalona and Wilhelmina “Lani” Bryant; sister Katie Moa; 17 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Hauula Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes (along with ashes of wife Rose W. “Loke”) to follow at Hauula Beach Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Ray L. Wilson Jr.

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Oct. 10, 2011
Ray L. Wilson Jr., 74, of Danville, Calif., a former president of Dillingham Land Corp. and founder of CB Commercial Real Estate Group of Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He is survived by wife Mary, son Brian and daughter Julie. Private services. Donations suggested to cancer research: www.cancer.org or 800-227-2345.

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Noble Roman Kauhane

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Oct. 13, 2011
Noble Roman Kauhane, 79, of Kula, Maui, a retired truck driver, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Elvis K. and Larry; daughters Diane “Momi” Brittain, Cherry Shaw and Sianne Mataele; sister Agnes Pabst; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Iwao Kawakami

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Oct. 15, 2011
Iwao Kawakami, 89, of Lanai City, a truck driver at Dole Pineapple Co. on Lanai, died in Honolulu. He was born on Lanai. He is survived by brother Richard and numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lanai City Hongwanji Mission Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Lanai Community Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Marguerite Kim

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Oct. 6, 2011
Marguerite Kim, 90, of Los Angeles, formerly of Honolulu, a fashion designer, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Chong C.; sons William C. and Michael E.; brothers Robert, Howard and Donald; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Takayuki Kimura

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Oct. 13, 2013
Takayuki “Taxi” Kimura, 91, of Kilauea, Kauai, a retired employee of Kilauea Plantation and Kauai County, died. He was born in Kilauea. He is survived by wife Sally P.; sons Alan, Don, Karl, Jan and Ted; daughters Gale Kahao, Lori Cadawas and Jaymie Kimura-Kunimura; brother James; sister Machiko; 19 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Kilauea. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Shinse Kise

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Oct. 2, 2013
Shinse Kise, 91, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. plantation supervisor, employee for Kohala Sugar Co. and Hilo Coast Processing Co., and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team Company E during World War II, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Cyrus and Edwin; daughters Georgia Abe and Lydia Kinoshita; brothers Shintoku and Shinso; sisters Kazuko Kaneshina, Kikue Takaki and Tomie Brady; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Additional visitation: 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Kohala Hongwanji Mission. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Donald Riyosuke Kuba

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Oct. 4, 2011
Donald Riyosuke Kuba, 55, of Honolulu, a Hale Koa Hotel chef, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Misako, brother Frank Y. and sisters Mary Ann S. Arakaki and Irene E. and Sharleen K. Kuba. Private services.

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Homer Chung-Hong Kuo

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Oct. 12, 2013
Homer Chung-Hong Kuo, 25, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Taipei. He is survived by father Shao-Yuong, brother Jack and sister Linda. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m.

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Nicoletta Livingston

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Oct. 14, 2011
Nicoletta “Nicki” Livingston, 65, of Honolulu, a retired restaurateur, died at home. She was born in Westbury, N.Y. She is survived by husband Fred B., stepson Aron, stepdaughters Linda Livingston and Charlene Guanzon, brother Bruno Giodano, sister Marie Gittleman and two grandchildren. Visitation at noon Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Entombment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Thomas Lonergan

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Oct. 10, 2013
Thomas “Tom” Lonergan, 98, of Honolulu, a retired minister, died. He was born in Little Rock, Ark. No known survivors. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 2 at Waialae Baptist Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Tom Lonergan Trust, in care of Waialae Baptist Church, 1047 21st Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816.

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JOHN ANDREW MCCURDY JR., M.D.

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JOHN ANDREW MCCURDY JR., M.D.

John Andrew McCurdy Jr., M.D., 66, of Honolulu died on Friday, September 30th. He was born in Kingsville, TX on July 17, 1945. He graduated with a B.A. in chemistry from Duke University in Durham, NC in 1967 and then earned an M.D. from The Bowman Gray School of Medicine (now the Wake Forest University School of Medicine) in 1971. He completed a general surgery internship at Letterman Army Hospital in San Francisco, CA and then completed a residency in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery at Madigan Army Hospital in Fort Lewis, WA. After serving as a staff surgeon at Tripler Army Hospital, he was honorably discharged as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1979. Dr. McCurdy began a private practice in Maui which soon expanded to Honolulu. He quickly became an internationally renowned authority in cosmetic surgery, keynoting many medical conferences and authoring numerous facial cosmetic surgery books and publications. He was a luminary in the field of facial plastic surgery for the Asian patient and authored the acclaimed medical textbook Cosmetic Surgery of the Asian Face. Dr. McCurdy was certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. John was a brilliant, generous, witty, loving man with a boisterous sense of humor. He is preceded in death by his father, Lt. Col. John A McCurdy Sr and nephew Ens. Robert R. McCurdy. Survivors include his mother Elizabeth S. McCurdy of Austin, TX, wife Adele Casaschi, Ph.D. of Honolulu, brother Robert L. McCurdy of Austin, TX, sister Karen Montee of Pensacola, FL. His children are John A. McCurdy III, of Cornelius, NC, Elizabeth McCurdy Hueman, M.D. of Fayetteville, NC and John Inoru McCurdy of Japan. Dr. McCurdy also had 2 nieces, 1 nephew and 3 grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, TX on Friday, October 21 at 11:30am. Memorial donations can be made at Dr. McCurdy’s memorial webpage with the American Heart Association @ http://honor.americanheart.org/site/TR/Events/ General?pxfid=227109&fr_id=1030&pg=fund.

Richard H. Madsen

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Oct. 5, 2013
Richard H. “Dick” Madsen, 81, of Aiea, a Navy retiree who served in the Korean War and on the CINCPACFLT Civil Service staff, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Little Falls, Minn. He is survived by wife Hisako, daughters Mimi Mix and Kim Pfister, brother Howard, sisters Marjorie Harlow and Patricia Parrish, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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