Archive for October 27th, 2011

Luis A. Baez

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July 28, 2011
Luis A. Baez, 76, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. No services.

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Ferdinand Dequilla

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Oct. 9, 2011
Ferdinand “Dicky” Dequilla, 76, of Mililani, a retired garden landscaper at the Coast Guard Station, Sand Island, and at Hale Koa Hotel, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Eliza B., brother Conrad and sisters Eleanor Cook and Arsenia “Queenie” Ney. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Bruce Wynn Dolman

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Oct. 21, 2011
Bruce Wynn Dolman, 61, of Waimanalo, a truck driver, died in Kailua. He was born in Princeton, N.J. He is survived by wife Marietta and brother Bryn. Private celebration of life.

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Ruth Caley Goodsill

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Oct. 21, 2011
Ruth Caley Goodsill, 89, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Elk River, Minn. She is survived by sons Curt and John, daughters Kay and Jane, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Lillian Hawkes

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Oct. 20, 2011
Lillian “Cookie” Hawkes, 83, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Franklin J. Conklin. No services.

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Jean Tamie Hazama

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Oct. 25, 2011
Jean Tamie Hazama, 85, of Wailuku, a private branch exchange operator at Maui Surf and Westin Maui Resort, died in Wailuku. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by son Mitchell M., daughter Janet Sato, brother Toshio Kashigi, sisters Barbara Okubo and Betty Paul, and a grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Shell L. Kelly

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Oct. 14, 2011
Shell L. Kelly, 60, of Waipahu, a marine electrician at Pearl Harbor, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Mississippi. He is survived by wife Lynn Lewis, mother Mary Mosley and sister Juanice. Services: 6 p.m. Nov. 5 (in celebration of Shell’s birthday) at his home in Waipahu. RSVP with Lynn at 454-7639. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Masaji Mitsumura

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Oct. 22, 2011
Masaji “Danny” Mitsumura, 78, of Kula, Maui, a master carpenter who worked with Hicks Construction and as a Maui County inspector, died at home. He was born in Kula. He is survived by wife Louise “Hanicky”; sons Daniel M., Don, Ronald, Mike and Randy; daughter Danette; brother Yoshiyuku; sisters Masako Krepky, Marian Pharr and Masayo Kimura; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes.

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Mildred Yaeno Morioka

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Oct. 10, 2011
Mildred Yaeno Morioka, 84, of Huntington Beach, Calif., died in Huntington Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Guy, brothers Henry and Edward Yamachika, sister Gladys Okamura and a step-grandchild. Services: 4:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at Moiliili Hongwanji Mission.

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Myra Akie Mundo

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Oct. 11, 2011
Myra Akie Mundo, 60, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Fumie Miyazu, brother Wendell K. Miyazu and sister Clarice M. Kawamoto. Private services.

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Harry Fukuo Nakai

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Oct. 18, 2011
Harry Fukuo Nakai, 80, of Honolulu, chief executive officer of Harry Nakai Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patsy, son Neil, daughters Sandra Kersten and Susan Chu, stepson George Doi Jr., stepdaughters Gloria Ann Inafuku and Gina Tanaka, brother Raymond, sisters Jeanette Maekawa and Marian Sasaki, caregiver Tiala Toetuu, 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Shizuo Nakamura

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Oct. 12, 2011
Shizuo Nakamura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu firefighter, died in Palolo Chinese Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lori M. and Wendy K., sisters Joan Tanaka and Harriet Imai, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Laura Leialoha Nakea

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Oct. 7, 2011
Laura Leialoha Nakea, 94, of Lahaina died. She was born on Lanai. She is survived by sons Robert S., Andrew and Kenneth W. Keaunui, Edward E. and Jonathan M. Keawe, and Max Makanani; daughters Alexa K. Vaught, Rose Ann K. Swezey and Faith K. Sandi; 23 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Jill Eileen Hite Peterson

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Oct. 23, 2011
Jill Eileen Hite Peterson, 53, of Hilo, an Island Naturals employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by daughters Keely and Zoe, mother Geneva, brothers Jay and Chuck, sister Tina, companion Dominic Garofalo and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Coconut Island.

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Priscilla Cacho Potes

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Sept. 20, 2011
Priscilla Cacho Potes, 94, of Lihue, a retired Tripler Army Hospital registered nurse, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in San Narciso, Zambales, Philippines. She is survived by sons Daniel, El Wallace, Florante “David” and Michael; daughter Naomi; sisters Virginia Aguilar and Juliet Farin; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ilpidio Quilit

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Oct. 2, 2011
Ilpidio “Pete” Quilit, 76, of Kapolei, a self-employed contractor and former Pan American World Airways employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Gregory “Pete” Jr. and Bernardino “Dino”; daughter Stephanie Nojima; brothers Joe Quilit and Robert Escuadro; sisters Arpinia Sampaga, Juanita Pascual and Betty Jane Macalino; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Windward Missionary Church, Kaneohe. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Frances Joan Riley

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Oct. 20, 2011
Frances Joan Riley, 93, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by sons Bob and Sean, brother James Bender, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. No services.

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Marie M. Shimizu

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Oct. 17, 2011
Marie M. Shimizu, 87, of Hilo, a retired Waiakea Health Center laboratory administrator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Yoshiaki, son Byron, daughter Annette, brother Tokio and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Edward Vickery Sr.

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Oct. 19, 2011
Edward “Eddie Boy” Vickery Sr., 77, of Lihue, formerly of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Chicago Bridge & Iron welder and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Edward “Bubba” Jr., daughters Kathy Meredith and Gretchen Killeen, brother William Sr., caregiver Mabel Timmerman and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

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Joe Torres

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Sept. 23, 2011
Joe “Maelo” Torres, 83, of Honolulu, a laborer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Joseph Jr., Anthony, Alan, Manuel and William; daughters Diana Ricardio, Betty Ann and Shirley Mae Torres, and Cecilia A. Dias; brothers Albert and Jose Carrancho, and Leroy Pinero; sisters Theresa Harley, Gloria Alvarez, Jane Torres and Camelita Pinero; 42 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Noboru Yoshimoto

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Aug. 30, 2011
Noboru “John” Yoshimoto, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired planner and estimator at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dorothy, son Emerick, daughter Sandra Langer, sister Mae Tsutsumi, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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