Archive for October 25th, 2011

GREGORIO MANZANILLIO ARIOS

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GREGORIO MANZANILLIO ARIOS

Age 95, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away October 8, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born June 6, 1916 in Barangay Valdez, Marcos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Waialua Sugar Company after 34 years of service.

He is survived by sons, Dante Arios, Glenn (Kim) Arios of Tustin, CA, Elvis Arios, Elden (Nathalie) Arios; daughter, Grace (Robert) Araki; 7 grandchildren; brother, Pedro (Eufemia) Arios.

Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Sunday (October 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (October 31) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Wendy Sumie Baba

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Oct. 4, 2011
Wendy Sumie Baba, 83, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Derek and Nathan, sister Marian Meneses and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 98-939 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary Sunday.

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Rudolfo Balmoja

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Sept. 30, 2011
Rudolfo “Rudy” Balmoja, 68, of Glendora, Calif., a retired Bullocks and Macy’s department stores upholsterer, died in California. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Shon, Eric and Colin; brothers Eli, Freddie, Carlito “Junda” Balmoja, and Dominador “Doyo” Valmoja; sister Magdalena “Maggie” Sumile; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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ZOSIMA “SUE” RAMO CASTILLO

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ZOSIMA “SUE” RAMO CASTILLO

Age 88, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away September 25, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born March 10, 1923 in Cabulalaan, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte Philippines. Retired teacher in the Philippines and also at Y.M.C.A.

She is survived by sons, Christopher (Elou) Castillo, Flor (Rea) Castillo; daughter, Maria Editha Castillo; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Rosario Ramo.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (October 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (October 31) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Gladys Shizuka Daida

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Oct. 12, 2011
Gladys Shizuka Daida, 85, of Lawai, Kauai, died in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Port Allen, Kauai. She is survived by husband Sadamu; sons Bruce and Barry; daughters Gloria Camp, Darlene Daida Martin, Joy Faufata and Sherry Andrade; brothers Susumu, Charlie and Shigemi Shinagawa; sister Sadie Tateishi; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hanapepe Honpa Hongwanji Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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VAOITA SOA “ITA” IESE

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VAOITA SOA “ITA” IESE

Age 51, of Waimanalo, Hawaii, passed away October 7, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born August 4, 1960 in Vaitogi, American Samoa. An employee of First Hawaiian Bank, University Branch with 20+ years service. Also an active member of Windward Samoan Congregational Christian Church in Waimanalo. “To me living means having Christ. To die means that I would have more of him.” Philippians 1:21

She is survived by husband, Faafetai Iese; mother, Tugalei Soa; brother, Fuamaila (Loimata) Soa; sisters, Lupe Tupua, Lucy (Toa) Vaimaona, Sialofi (Matthew) Tigilau; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (October 27) at Korean Christian Church (1832 Liliha St., Honolulu); Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Friday (October 28) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Elbert Toshio Kodama

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Oct. 6, 2011
Elbert Toshio “Toshi” Kodama, 73, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Margy, sons Wade and Wes, daughter Wendy Ching and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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BERNARD ORLANES DE LEON

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BERNARD ORLANES DE LEON

Age 46, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away October 11, 2011 in Honolulu. Born September 30, 1965 in Pasig, Rizal, Philippines. Employed at Aloha Lani Condominium.

He is survived by wife, Merlita A. De Leon; daughters, Rose Ann (Roger) Mamuad, Rachel Ann De Leon, Russell De Leon, Rynell De Leon; 3 grandchildren; mother, Librada De Leon of Philippines; brothers, Michael (Rosete) De Leon of Philippines, Jun Jun (Gemma) De Leon of Philippines; sisters, Lilibeth (Manny) Golino of Philippines, Lorena (Rashad) Mc Cord of Georgia.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Saturday (October 29) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Epifania Mabini

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Oct. 18, 2011
Epifania Mabini, 95, of Puhi, Kauai, a Kauai Nursery laborer, died in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Romie, daughter Cresencia Laguatan, brother Jose Cascayan, sister Martina Galla, 17 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Kunikazu Machida

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Sept. 17, 2011
Kunikazu Machida, 81, of Hawaii, a retired Kaiwiki Sugar Co. welder, died in Leona Elderly Care Home in Hilo. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Kuniaki “Richard,” sister Chizuko Nakamura and caregivers Esther and Norman Skinner. Private services. No monetary offerings. No flowers.

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Ralph Gordon Pate

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Oct. 9, 2011
Ralph Gordon Pate, 65, of Waipahu, a retired U.S. government rigger at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Lyn L., son Gordon, daughter Jyoti and brothers George and William. Private services.

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Odelia Perreira

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Oct. 4, 2011
Odelia Perreira, 91, of Kaumana, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Rachael Furtado, Sharon Uemura, Melva Conol, Mary Perreira, Odelia “Goody” Leopoldino and Althea “Lulu” Sumiki; hanai daughter Francine Hollinger; caregivers Linda Parker and Laurie Mattos; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services: 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park Section Seven. Casual attire.

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Geoffrey James Saggers

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Oct. 13, 2011
Geoffrey James Saggers, 81, of Kaneohe, a business entrepreneur in electrical maintenance and curio items for the tourist industry, died at home. He was born in England. He is survived by wife Carolyn, son Greg, daughter Shawn and three grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaii Foodbank.

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GREGORIO ANDRES SALUD

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GREGORIO ANDRES SALUD

Age 81, of Waipahu, passed away September 21, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born November 17, 1929 in Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines.

He is survived by wife, Tina Salud; sons, Mario (Jane) Salud, Desiderio (Jojie) Salud, Nelson (Lita) Salud, Amado (Flor) Salud; daughters, Lydia (Patricio) Pascua, Edna (Primo) Tamayo, Maryann (Edgar) Duropan; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (10/28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (10/29) at Resurrection Of The Lord Church, 94-1260 Lumikula, Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Richard Chock Yen Leong, Sr.

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RICHARD CHOCK YEN LEONG, SR.,

Richard Chock Yen Leong, Sr, “Teddy” born December 12, 1927 in Honolulu, HI passed away October 13, 2011 in Irvine, CA.

He is survived by his wife Josephine T. Leong; son Richard Chock Yen Leong, Jr, his wife Theresa; daughter Kathleen Leong Compton; brother Edwin Long; sisters Winifred Lau, Thelma Pedersen and Ruth Benoit; 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

A celebration of his life will take place October 29, 2011, 11:00 AM at Saddleback Church/Plaza Room, 1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA.

Solomon Paleka Ono Sr.

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Oct. 16, 2011
Solomon Paleka Ono Sr., 88, of Las Vegas, a pastor, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Janice Brewer; sons Solomon Ono Jr. and James B. Ononui; daughters Patricia Nakama, Yvonne Gonsalves, Yvette Blake, Rose Shaw, Marieanne Ferreira and Lani Ononui; brothers Lindy and Norman Akita; sisters Eleanor Mihal and Alice Zenger; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services held in Las Vegas.

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Christine Tadios

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Oct. 16, 2011
Christine Tadios, 59, of Ewa, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Jose Jr.; sons Casey and Leslie; daughters Malia Tadios and Julia Salvido; brothers Boji, Walter and Albert Respicio; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Leslie Tanaka

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Sept. 9, 2011
Leslie “Les” Tanaka, 48, of Honolulu, a Securitas security officer, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Alice; brothers Derek, Terry and Steven; sister Dale Fujimoto; and companion Elizabeth Lord. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Mitsuo Todani

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Oct. 6, 2011
Mitsuo Todani, 89, of Wahiawa, a retired auto mechanic, died in Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret, son Lance, daughter Deborah Okamura, brother Theodore and five grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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Cleopat Etsuko Uemura

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Oct. 10, 2011
Cleopat Etsuko Uemura, 70, of Koloa, Kauai, a state secretary, died in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Kenneth, sons Miles and Ricky, daughter Shiela Awong, brother Shoichi Tamura, sister Lillian Murakami and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jane Frances Kelekolio Wiles

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Oct. 11, 2011
Jane Frances Kelekolio Wiles, also known as “Aunty Jane” and “Makamae,” 74, of Wichita Falls, Texas, a civil service retiree, died at home. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Jason J.; daughters Germaine F. Wiles, Noella M. Savey, Jessica L. Parke and Jolene F. Weiss; brothers Thomas and Gabriel Kelekolio; sister Kavehi Ho’omana; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services held in Texas. Online condolences: www.owensandbrumley.com.

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