Archive for November 3rd, 2011

CHARLOTTE GERTRUDE COCKETT

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CHARLOTTE GERTRUDE COCKETT

Age 89, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away October 17, 2011 in Aiea. Born April 6, 1922 in Stettin, Germany.

She is survived by husband, Benjamin Cockett, Jr.; granddaughter, Donna (Robert) Wasilewski.

Visitation 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (November 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Rosalina Payumo Enriquez

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Oct. 14, 2011
Rosalina Payumo Enriquez, 77, of Kapolei, a retired Waimano Home nurse’s aide and a seamstress, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Norzagaray, Bulacan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Antonio; son Antonio; daughters Theodora Mason, Josephine Cappiello and Rozalie Steward; brothers Laby and Desy Payumo; sister Nene Javier; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Family services: 6:30 p.m. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii, 2228 Liliha St., Ste. 205, Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Sheila Ann Gerard

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Oct. 24, 2011
Sheila Ann Gerard, 54, of Makawao, Maui, a Maui Memorial Medical Center oncology department assistant, died at home. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by husband Kelvin; son Chad; daughter Lehua; father Juan Mamuad; brothers Buena V. Mendoza Jr. and Juan Jr. and Rolando Mamuad; sisters Frances Hutcheon, Mona Maddela and Nelita Bonilla; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ralph Green

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Oct. 28, 2011
Ralph “Dude” Green, 73, of Kailua-Kona, a tennis pro at Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club and musical entertainer, died in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He was born in Philadelphia. Services are being planned for January. Donations suggested to Ralph Dude Green Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 390636, Keauhou, HI 96739.

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MARIAN KUUWAHINEUIOKALANI IONA

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MARIAN KUUWAHINEUIOKALANI IONA

Age 67, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away October 4, 2011 in Kapolei. Born June 26, 1944 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Marian retired as a caregiver from the YMCA and Moiliili Community Center.

She is survived by sons, Mervin Kamalu, Albert Kamalu, Alexander (Christina) Kamalu, Calvin (Leah) Kamalu, Rudy Iona; daughter, Sammi (Franciscus) Mawae; sisters, Edna (Henry) Keohuhu, Primrose Chow, Blossom Malama, Caroline Tautua, Pauline Ross; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. Monday (November 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Flowers Welcome.

Francis A. Lopez Jr.

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Oct. 22, 2011
Francis A. Lopez Jr., 66, of Niumalu, Kauai, a Hawaii Dredging Co. heavy-equipment operator, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Jeanette; sons Francis Lopez III and Aaron Rivera; daughters Jarene Medeiros, Jocelyn Rivera and Cassie Stewart; brothers Bobby Barfield and Harold, Norman Sr. and Wallace Santiago; and sisters Caroline Nelson, Kathleen Culberth and Meryion Santiago. No services.

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Florence Etsuko Kameoka

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Oct. 23, 2011
Florence Etsuko Kameoka, 85, of Carson, Calif., died in Los Angeles. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Keith, daughter Donna Hellmer and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire.

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Gloria Jean Kawelo

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Oct. 4, 2011
Gloria Jean Kawelo, 61, of Waianae, a Kaiser Permanente Hospital computer systems analyst, died in Ewa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband George Jr., sons George K. III and Germaine K., daughter Samantha O., brothers Rudolfo and Emmit Gabrillo, sister Rita Debebar and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m.
Flowers welcome.

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Solomon Lima

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Oct. 17, 2011
Solomon “Duke” Lima, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired electrician with the federal government, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Eunice, two sons, a daughter and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Eric Sun Lum

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Oct. 28, 2011
Eric Sun Lum, 60, of Waipahu, a retired nuclear physicist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anne, mother Bette and sisters Anita Barend and Yvette Lum. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at United Church of Christ-Judd Street. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Akiyasu Matsumoto

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Oct. 31, 2011
“Paul” Akiyasu Matsumoto, 83, of Honolulu, a retired accountant at Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lance A. and Miles H., daughters Karen S. Sasaki and Merle M. Hamada, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Toshiyuki Nakasone

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Oct. 24, 2011
Toshiyuki Nakasone, 91, of Aiea, a retired Aiea High School principal and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Grace T.; son Ken A.; daughters Karen N. Matsunaga, Laura J. Okamoto and Irene N. Harada; brother Richard M.; sister Lily Y. Goto; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Wayne Shoji Nakata

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Oct. 20, 2011
Wayne Shoji Nakata, 64, of Honolulu, a Central Pacific Bank consumer loan department vice president and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Deborah S.; sons Donn S., Jonn S. and Lonn S.; and brother Lloyd S. Private services.

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Suyeko Ogawa

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Oct. 3, 2011
Suyeko “Sue” Ogawa, 80, of Honolulu, a florist at family-owned Rudy’s Flowers, died. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by daughters Estelle C. Ogawa and Ernell M. Chun, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tayler Nanea Pangan-Fergerstrom

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Oct. 28, 2011
Tayler Nanea Pangan-Fergerstrom, 18, of Kuliouou and Kainalu, Molokai, a Kapiolani Community College student, will be remembered in services 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama campus. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Anthony Pangan; mother Genesis Dunbar; stepfather Matt Dunbar; stepmother Charity Guzman; brothers Skyler and Tanner Pangan, and Billy Dunbar; sisters Kealia Dunbar and Bailey Pangan; and grandparents Marshall and Helene Fergerstrom, Elizabeth and Nixon Medina, Leslie and Kip Dunbar, Anita Pangan, and Tony and Gloria Pangan. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the chapel.

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Shizuno Sato

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Oct. 14, 2011
Shizuno “June” Sato of Honolulu, a retired store manager for Watumull’s at Princess Kaiulani Hotel, died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband George Y.; sons Steven T., Darrell K. and Jason H.; daughter Kathleen T. Nashiro; brother Thomas Yamasaki; sister Flora Y. Takekawa; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Robert Poepoe Sharpe

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Oct. 10, 2011
Robert Poepoe “Uncle Bobby” Sharpe, 81, of Waianae, an employee at Holmes & Narver Construction Co. on Johnston Island, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons John M. King and Rylen Sharpe; sisters Cecelia Duncan, Roberta Sharpe, Piilani Silva and Marian Ezera; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Raymond Harold Amaral Sr.

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Oct. 23, 2011
Raymond Harold Amaral Sr., 85, of Hilo, a retiree from the former Mauna Kea Sugar Co. and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dioscora “Josie”; sons Raymond Jr. and William; daughters Geraldine Sagon and Judy Swietzer; former wife Emily; brothers Charles, Herbert, Richard, Reginald and Franklin; three grandchildren; a stepgrandchild; two great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery
No. 2. Casual attire.

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Wilfred Lai Hook Sr.

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Oct. 8, 2011
Wilfred Lai Hook Sr., 89, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 72 rigger and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred; sons Wilfred Jr., Francis and Talbort; daughter Winnie Mokiao; brother Willis; sisters Genevieve Caouette and Aletheia Everington; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Anthony Richard Len Wai

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Oct. 25, 2011
Anthony Richard Len Wai, 72, of San Francisco, a supervisor and loadmaster for Japan Airlines at San Francisco International Airport, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Diana, four daughters and eight grandchildren. Services held.

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Jeffrey L. Zwahlen

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Oct. 22, 2011
Jeffrey L. Zwahlen, 52, of Waimanalo, a journeyman carpenter, welder, millwright and a Navy veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in West Covina, Calif. He is survived by wife Katherine; stepsons Billy and Dennis Vargo; stepdaughter Kim Cumar; parents Jackie and John; brothers Lonnie, John and Bernerd; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. today at Kainoa Beach Park, Waimanalo. Casual attire.

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