Archive for November 4th, 2011

Matilda Adler

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Oct. 25, 2011
Matilda “Tillie” Adler, 90, of Kailua, a retired postal clerk at the Waikiki Post Office, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Ronald, Paul and Derik; daughter Frances Pueo; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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MAURICIO TEJERO BERMUDES

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MAURICIO TEJERO BERMUDES

Age 95, of Ewa Beach, passed away October 26, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born September 22, 1916 in Abra, Philippines. A retired gardener from the Ala Moana Center.

He is survived by sons, Ferdinando (Virginia) Bermudes, Marcelo (Maria) Bermudes; daughters, Amelita (Romeo) Simon, Magdalena Bermudes; sister, Leoncia Palos; 6 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday November 8 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park.

ELENA TUBANA BERMUDES

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ELENA TUBANA BERMUDES

Age 96, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away October 30, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born November 10, 1914 in Abra, Philippines.

She is survived by sons, Ferdinando (Virginia) Bermudes, Marcelo (Maria) Bermudes; daughters, Amelita (Romeo) Simon, Magdalena Bermudes; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (November 8) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park.

Tuisamoa Magele Sikoti Bernard

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TUISAMOA MAGELE SIKOTI BERNARD

Age 77, passed away October 21, 2011 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Son of Fuatimau Alapati Bernard of Lauli’i, Samoa and Letofia of Iva, Samoa. Born June 28, 1934 on Mount Sinai in Lauli’i. Married to Taililigo (Leo) on March 9, 1964. Resided in Hawaii for 30+ years.

Survived by wife Taililigo Bernard; children Luse Adkisson, Matalena Roberts, Susitina “La” Van, Tinifu Maria Bernard-Reantaso, Sikoti Bernard; 6 remaining siblings of 14; 10 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.

Private family viewing at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services to be held at the Faleolo Airport, Ligaliga Funeral Services, and at the Tasi Tolu Paia Catholic Church in Vailele. Burial to take place on private property.

Tuisamoa Magele Sikoti Bernard

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Oct. 21, 2011
Tuisamoa Magele Sikoti Bernard, 77, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Mount Sinai, Lauli’i, Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Taililigo; son Sikoti; daughters Luse Adkisson, Matalena Roberts, Susitina “La” Van and Tinifu Maria Bernard-Reantaso; brothers Pauga A. and Fuatimau M. Bernard, and Siaosi Pa’u; sisters Alisi T. Simaika, Mafa Faleone and Fipe Pa’u; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services to held in Western Samoa. Private burial.

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David R. Bowley

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Oct. 23, 2011
David R. Bowley, 64, of Kailua, a Kalaheo High School art teacher, died at home. He was born in Peru, Ind. He is survived by wife Sharrie Lee and daughters Elan and Missy Lee-Bowley. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Estelle Kam Hung Tom Chun

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Oct. 27, 2011
Estelle Kam Hung Tom Chun, 103, of Kailua, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard K.P. and Gary K.; daughters Betty C.N. Ching, Joyce C.K. Ling, Lorna C.S. Pang and Elinore C.K. Kaneko; 21 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Committal services and burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Charlotte Gertrude Cockett

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Oct. 17, 2011
Charlotte Gertrude Cockett, 89, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Stettin, Germany. She is survived by husband Benjamin Jr. and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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MAGDALENA “PINING” ALCON DADIZ

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MAGDALENA “PINING” ALCON DADIZ

Age 88, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away October 6, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born June 8, 1923 in Araniw, Laoag City, Philippines. Magdalena was a member of the Bible Baptist Church of Honolulu.

She is survived by husband, Santiago Dadiz; sons, Florendo (Tina) Dadiz, Ronulfo (Nena) Dadiz, Mario Dadiz of Philippines, Henry Dadiz; daughters, Yolanda (Bert) Montes of Canada, Zenaida (Peter) Garcia of Philippines, Elvira “Elvie” (Corazon) Vallesteros, Monica (Pepito) Ricardos of CA; 18; grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (November 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (November 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

ROSALINA PAYUMO ENRIQUEZ

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ROSALINA PAYUMO ENRIQUEZ

Age 77, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away October 14, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born June 11, 1934 in Norzagaray, Bulacan, Philippines. A retired Waimano Home nurses’ aide and an accomplished seamstress.

She is survived by husband, Antonio Enriquez; son, Antonio (Jennifer) Enriquez of IL; daughters, Theodora (John) Mason of TX, Josephine (Gregory) Cappiello of NH, Rozalie (Anthony) Steward of CA; brothers, Leby Payumo of Philippines, Desy Payumo of Philippines; sister, Nene Javier of Philippines; 5; grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (November 8) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Family Service 6:30 p.m. Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (November 9) at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; (91-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa Beach) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Rosalina to St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii, 2228 Liliha St., Ste 205 Honolulu, HI 96817.

Jenter Fan

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Oct. 14, 2011
Jenter Fan, 74, died. He was born in Taipei. He is survived by wife Sandra, son David, daughters Jennifer and Stefanie, and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Robyn Lynne Francesconi

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Oct. 28, 2011
Robyn Lynne Francesconi, 26, of Lawrenceville, Ga., died in Honolulu. She was born in Joliet, Ill. She is survived by parents Karl and Pamela, and brother Kyle. Private services.

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Robert F. Grondine

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Oct. 20, 2011
Robert F. “Bob” Grondine, 59, of Honolulu, a senior partner at White & Case LLP, Tokyo office, died in Honolulu. He was born in Milford, Mass. He is survived by wife Aiko, daughter Michelle, parents Albert F. and Mary, brother Richard and sisters Diane Saad and Elaine Kennedy. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Incorrect information published in an obituary Wednesday.

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ISAO HAMADA

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ISAO HAMADA

Age 88, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away October 6, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born May 8, 1923 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Budget analyst for U.S. Army.

He is survived by wife, Toshie Hamada; brothers, Shinso (Thelma) Hamada, Kenneth (Margaret) Hamada, Harold (Kimiko), Hamada; sisters, Sumie Onzuka, Charlotte Inouye, Harriet (Richard) Kapololu; nieces & nephews.

Private services were held.

Tetsuji Harada

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Oct. 27, 2011
Tetsuji “Dempsey” Harada, 92, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired Parker Ranch carpenter, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honalo, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Sandra Harada-Pleskacz, sister Harue Toyomura and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Marian Kuuwahineuiokalani Iona

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Oct. 4, 2011
Marian Kuuwahineuiokalani Iona, 67, of Kapolei, a retired caregiver at the YMCA and Moiliili Community Center, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mervin, Albert, Alexander and Calvin Kamalu, and Rudy Iona; daughter Sammi Mawae; sisters Edna Keohuhu, Primrose Chow, Blossom Malama, Caroline Tautua and Pauline Ross; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Elizabeth Carmen Kanohoho’okahi Ka’uhane

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Oct. 19, 2011
Elizabeth Carmen Kanohoho’okahi Ka’uhane, 78, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kainaliu, Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael and Elias Jr.; daughters Ilena Chong, Kimberly Martinez and Pamela Tijerina; brother Henry Ako Jr.; sisters Anita Panee and Henrietta Alexander; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary on Wednesday.

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Clara Shizuko Kanagawa

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Oct. 29, 2011
Clara Shizuko Kanagawa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education budget administrator, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by husband Wayne; son Corydon; brothers Kenneth, Paul and Leon Tomita; and sisters Lily Tomita and Alice Haitsuka. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Patty Momilani Kawaoka

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Oct. 22, 2011
Patty Momilani Kawaoka, 55, of Honolulu, a retired director of housekeeping at Miramar Hotel and a former employee at the Continental Surf and Kuhio Village Resort, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Warren, mother Margaret Yahiku, brothers Stanley and Glenn Yahiku, and sister Penny Yahiku-Banks. Visitations: 5 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Kalani David Yoichi Kealoha

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Sept. 23, 2011
Kalani David Yoichi Kealoha, 41, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father James D. and sisters Kuulei Kealoha and Jamie Bivit. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Pokai Bay Beach Park, by heiau. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

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Timothy Lawrence

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Oct. 19, 2011
Timothy Lawrence, 35, of Honolulu, a security guard and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bellflower, Calif. He is survived by mother Linda Lancaster, stepfather Steve Lancaster, brothers Jim and Chad, and sister Rebecca Schwarzkopf. Private services.

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ERIC SUN LUM

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ERIC SUN LUM

60, Waipahu, died on October 28, 2011, at Queen’s Medical Center. Retired Nuclear Physicist, worked for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for 30 years. Born in Honolulu on 02/03/51, he was the son of the late “Gus” Lum and Bette Lum, who survives. He is survived by his wife, Anne; and sisters, Anita Barend and Yvette Lum. He is also survived by his father-in-law, Robert Craig; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Steven Hinchman and Martha Craig-Hinchman; nephew Craig Hinchman and wife, Amanda; and niece Andrea Hinchman, all of Charleston, West Virginia. Visitation from 9:30-11:00am on Mon. Nov. 7, United Church of Christ-Judd St.; service 11:00 a.m.; burial 2:00 p.m., Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences at www.borthwick oahu.com.

Patricia Maruta

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Oct. 15, 2011
Patricia Maruta, 67, of Kapolei, a school food service manager with the state Department of Education, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John; brother Dennis Silva; sisters Charlene Baroza, Carol Silva and Marlene Phillips; and numerous hanai grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Rogelio Emilio Mata

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Oct. 17, 2011
Rogelio Emilio Mata, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu police officer and U.S. Navy veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by caregiver Cindylou Smith, brother Ronaldo Mata and sisters Alma Hougland, Gloria Gier and Marvela Satake. Committal services: 2 p.m. Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Delsa Talanoa McMoore

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Oct. 31, 2011
Delsa Talanoa McMoore, 38, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Savanna-Lei Martinez and Mikaela Martinez, parents Raymond McMoore and Asipau “Pamela” Tafua, brother Derek McMoore and grandfather Kipi. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 8th Ward. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery.

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John J. Morrett

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Oct. 14, 2011
John J. Morrett, 95, of Jacksonville, Fla., a former Honolulu Episcopal priest who founded Holy Nativity Church and served in the Army during World War II, will be remembered in services 5 p.m. Jan. 28 at Holy Nativity Church in Aina Haina. He died in Florida. He was born in Springfield, Ohio. He is survived by wife Joan, son Daniel, daughters Sandy Morrett and Lisa Morrett Reid, and stepdaughter Christa Germanson. Services: 5 p.m. Jan. 28 at Holy Nativity Church in Aina Haina. Donations to Karen Refugees, c/o The Brackett Refugee Education Fund, P.O. Box 8, Hamilton, NY 13346; or Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 3889 Eloise St., Jacksonville, FL 32205. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Ken Mitsuo Nakamura

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Oct. 31, 2011
Ken Mitsuo Nakamura, 57, of Kailua, an agriculture inspector, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Catherine “Katy,” son McKenna G., daughter Kiley S., brothers Chester and Harry, and sister Faye. Services held.

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KENGO NAKATA

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KENGO NAKATA

Age 79, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away October 20, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born August 28, 1932 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Retired Master Sergeant from Mountain Home Air Force Base. He was also a delivery driver for the Naval Exchange, Pearl Harbor; and a member of the Haleiwa Shingon Mission.

He is survived by brother, Raymond Nakata; sister, Clara (Jack) Ross; many nephews and nieces.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (November 8) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park.

Khendell Makanamaika’i Pacheco

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Oct. 11, 2011
Khendell Makanamaika’i Pacheco, infant son of Jeremy and Sheerah of Paauilo, Hawaii, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Kayden-Jeremy, sisters Shaunacey K. and Keerah, and grandparents Peter and Donna Jacob and Ross and Mary Ann Pacheco. No services. No flowers.

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ROBERT “UNCLE BOBBY” POEPOE SHARPE

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ROBERT “UNCLE BOBBY” POEPOE SHARPE

Age 81, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away October 10, 2011 in Waianae. Born February 17, 1930 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Member of the Hawaii Laborers Union, Local 368. He worked at Johnston Island for Holmes and Naver Construction Company. A former Mr Hawaiian Islands, 1959.

He is survived by sons, John Mark (Brenda) King, Rylen (Danielle) Sharpe; sisters, Cecelia Duncan, Roberta Sharpe, Piilani Silva, Marian Ezera; sister-in-law, Sharon Pua’a; grandchildren, Brandie King, Bradley King, Brandon King, Justina Puailihau-Sharpe, Rydan Puailihau-Sharpe, Rylen Puailihau-Sharpe, Ryan Puailihau-Sharpe; numerous nieces and nephews including, Billy Jr, Pua’a, Ernest Pua’a, Tammy Kalilikane, Charmaine Cox.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Monday (November 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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