Archive for November 5th, 2011

Michael Lee Allen

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Oct. 31, 2011
Michael Lee Allen, 53, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a musician and entertainer, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hollywood, Calif. He is survived by companion Doreen Virtue, father Martin, brother James and sister Marla. Services to be announced at a later date.

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Elena Tubana Bermudes

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Oct. 30, 2011
Elena Tubana Bermudes, 96, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Abra, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ferdinando and Marcelo, daughters Amelita Simon and Magdalena Bermudes, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Mauricio Tejero Bermudes

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Oct. 26, 2011
Mauricio Tejero Bermudes, 95, of Ewa Beach, a retired Ala Moana Center gardener, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Abra, Philippines. He is survived by sons Ferdinando and Marcelo, daughters Amelita Simon and Magdalena Bermudes, sister Leoncia Palos, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Hatsuko Bright

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Oct. 11, 2011
Hatsuko “Hachan” Bright, 80, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Sendai, Japan. She is survived by son Darrell, daughter Grace Castro, brother Choji Abe, sister Haruko Abe, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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HOY CHANG

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HOY CHANG

Age 95, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away October 14, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born December 20, 1915 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired civil service employee, Chief Mobility Officer at Kapalama Depot.

He is survived by wife, Theresa M.L. Chang; brother, Stanley (Lily) Chang of Long Beach, CA.; sisters, Charlotte Kop, Margaret Kau; sister-in-law, Betsy Chang; nieces & nephews.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (November 8) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani); Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Yin Chang Chin

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Oct. 13, 2011
Yin Chang “Ruby” Chin, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Yong Sing Restaurant waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Chester, brother Dai Fun Chang and sister Mew Ha Chang Chun. Visitation: 10 a.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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David Yoshiyasu Chinen

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Nov. 7, 2011
David Yoshiyasu Chinen, 67, of Kaneohe, a truck farmer doing business as Chinen Farm Inc. and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Steven Y., daughter Carlyn Y. and sister Cindy Okuda. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Estelle Kam Hung Chun

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Oct. 27, 2011
Estelle Kam Hung Chun, 103, of Kailua, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard K.P. and Gary K.M.; daughters Betty C.N. Ching, Joyce C.K. Ling, Lorna C.S. Pang and Elinore C.K. Kaneko; 22 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. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Audrey Conover

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AUDREY CONOVER

81, formerly of Kailua, Hawaii passed away on October 29 in Gig Harbor, Washington.

Audrey worked for Windward Preparatory School in Kailua for more than 25 years prior to retirement.

She is survived by her significant other, William Gerald as well as five children: Nan Yamashiro, Pamela Kamai, Janice Zizzo, Jerry Conover and Danna Dambacher. She had 13 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Audrey was known for her beautiful gardens, creative talents and her love of her family including her 2 dogs. She always spoke with strangers and left a little sunshine where ever she went.

Private services will be held.

Magdalena Alcon Dadiz

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Oct. 6, 2011
Magdalena Alcon “Pining” Dadiz, 88, of Ewa Beach died in Wahiawa. She was born in Araniw, Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Santiago; sons Florendo, Ronulfo, Mario and Henry; daughters Yolanda Montes, Zenaida Garcia, Elvira “Elvie” Vallesteros and Monica Ricardos; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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MARIA HOSTALLERO DEARMORE

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MARIA HOSTALLERO DEARMORE

Age 80, of Honolulu, passed away October 24, 2011 at her home. Born October 21, 1931 in Makaweli, Kauai. Maria was a retiree Clinic Assistant from the Kaiser Maili Clinic; member of the Batanes Club of Hawaii.

She is survived by sons, Leonard (Carol) Suan, Patrick Suan, Zachary (Harriet) Suan; daughters, Donna (Bill) Louden of NV, Rowena Beaver, MaryAnn (“Big Ed”) Dearmore, Darice (Frank) Alensonorin; stepson, Kenneth (Karen) Dearmore of OR; brothers, Mariano “Plute” Hostallero, Perfecto “Perry” Hostallero; sister, Carmen “Randy” Coffing; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday 11/9 at St. Rita Catholic Church, 89-318 Farrington Hwy.; Mass 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha Attire.

Maria Hostallero Dearmore

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Oct. 24, 2011
Maria Hostallero Dearmore, 80, of Honolulu, a retired medical assistant at Kaiser Maili Clinic, died at home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Leonard, Patrick and Zachary Suan; daughters Donna Louden, Rowena Beaver, MaryAnn Dearmore and Darice Alensonorin; stepson Kenneth; brothers Mariano “Plute” and Perfecto “Perry” Hostallero; sister Carmen “Randy” Coffing; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Rita Catholic Church, 89-318 Farrington Highway. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

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William James Barton Jr.

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Oct. 27, 2011
William James “Bill” Barton Jr., 78, of Honolulu, a retired vice president and chief investment officer at Bank of Hawaii, died in Honolulu. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by companion Martha Laxson and daughter Beth Burgin. Gathering: 3 p.m. Nov. 14 at Cathedral of St. Andrew, 229 Queen Emma Square. Services: 4 p.m. Reception and celebration of life to follow at Pacific Club, 1451 Queen Emma St. Lei welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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MARY M. KOGA

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MARY M. KOGA

Age 89, of Honolulu, passed away October 22, 2011 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born November 3, 1921 in Kamalo, Hawaii. Former Proprietor of Bert Koga Service and Repair.

She is survived by sons, Malcolm (Carol) Koga, Milton (Doreen Nakamoto) Koga; brother, Chuck (Merilyn) Matsumura; sister, Margaret Uemura; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Private Services were held.

Donald Francis Lindo

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Oct. 11, 2011
Donald Francis Lindo, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired Matson Navigation claims manager and a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eleanora, son Jason, daughters Trudy Bowman and Cindy Maryott, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Eugene Manley

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Oct. 30, 2011
Eugene Manley, 88, of Okinawa, Japan, a retired Army master sergeant who served in World War II, Hawaii National Guardsman, Army Reserve lieutenant colonel and a U.S. government transportation manager in Okinawa, died in Okinawa. He was born on Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Aiko and daughter Leimomi. Burial: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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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, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, 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. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Jeanette Marie Mojica

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July 28, 2011
Jeanette Marie Mojica, 69, of Grand Rapids, Mich., died. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband Simon T.; daughters Michele Calpito, Melissa Skinner and Sheryl Brown; brother Howard Souza; sister Patricia Lee; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kengo Nakata

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Oct. 20, 2011
Kengo Nakata, 79, of Wahiawa, a delivery driver at Naval Exchange, Pearl Harbor, and a retired Air Force master sergeant at Mountain Home Air Force Base, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brother Raymond and sister Clara Ross. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Hazel Sau Tau Namaka

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Oct. 26, 2011
Hazel Sau Tau Namaka, 91, of Honolulu, a retired secretary at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard’s commander’s office, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honouliuli. She is survived by daughters Lynette Pamatigan and Cynthia Namaka; brother Carlton “Chubby” Loo; sisters Carolyn Tani, Bertha Chong and Edna Tseu; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Friday at the cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Esperanza Espejo Reyes

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Oct. 19, 2011
Esperanza Espejo Reyes, 76, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a state Department of Education teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Reynaldo, Jonathan and Leonardo Jr.; daughters Marylou R. Co and Rebecca R. Baron; nine grandchildren; and two great-grand- children. Services: 6 p.m. today at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

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Adam Benjamin da Silva

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Oct. 28, 2011
Adam Benjamin da Silva, 84, of Kailua, a retired refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Clarissa; sons Adam “Benny” Jr. and Bryan; daughters Claire Okudara, Harriet Horswill and Lynn da Silva; 17 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Kailua Boat Ramp. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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John Henry Ferreira Sr.

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Oct. 14, 2011
John Henry “Johnny Lighthouse” Ferreira Sr., 91, of Mililani, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard supervisory clerk, retired Honolulu Airport maintenance engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jacqueline C. “Nona,” son John H. Jr., daughter Paulette Souza, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Juliette Keawekane Stevens

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Oct. 31, 2011
Juliette Keawekane Stevens, 83, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James N. and Ivan Ho Stevens, Wayland N. Peahi and Avery P. Fukumoto; daughters April Delos Santos, Vanessa Hawn, Kerry H. Stevens and Juliette P. Bacon; 12 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Loving God Church of Kaneohe, 45-144 William Henry Road. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Takeshi Tamashiro

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Sept. 5, 2011
Takeshi “Taxi” Tamashiro, 79, of Pearl City, a retired warehouseman, died in Goldsboro, N.C. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Tyler, daughter Sandra, brother Shigeru, sister Yoshiko “Beatrice” Okuda, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Burial: 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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JANET SHIGEKO TENNO

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JANET SHIGEKO TENNO

Age 89, of Honolulu, passed away October 23, 2011 at Kuakini Medical Center. Born July 10, 1922 in Waialua, Hawaii. Janet retired as a Land Title Abstractor from Title Guaranty of Hawaii.

She is survived by son, Kenneth M. (Winifred) Tenno; daughter, Karen H. (Brian) Tajiri; sister, Doris Arita; four grandchildren.

Private Services were held.

Janet Shigeko Tenno

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Oct. 23, 2011
Janet Shigeko Tenno, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Title Guaranty of Hawaii land title abstractor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Kenneth M., daughter Karen H. Tajiri, sister Doris Arita and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Barbara J. Trende

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Nov. 1, 2011
Barbara J. Trende, 81, of Haleiwa died in Haleiwa. She was born in San Jose, Calif. She is survived by daughters Luana Nery, Cheryl Kahalekulu and Lori Trende-Landgraver; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Church of Christ, 59-578 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Priscilla Jayne Valdez

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Oct. 27, 2011
Priscilla Jayne Valdez, 53, of Woodville, Wash., formerly of Honolulu, a travel agent and homemaker, died in Woodville. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Alex, sons Alika and Tyler, and daughters Tanya and Tiana. Visitation at noon Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Annette Puanani Yamamoto

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Oct. 31, 2011
Annette Puanani Yamamoto, also known as Annette Puanani Tamashiro, Annette Puanani Jones and Puanani Pipi, 59, of Honolulu, a Goodwill salesclerk, caregiver and homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Clayton J., daughter Ashley L.H., brothers Kenneth “Tets” Tamashiro and James K. Torio, and sister Audrey Kawaa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Kailua Beach Park Pavilion near Lanikai end of park. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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