Archive for December 20th, 2011

Yoshie Amimoto

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Dec. 12, 2011
Yoshie “Y” Amimoto, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by sons Carey Y. and Alan Y.; daughters Joan Y. and Sharon S. Amimoto, and June K. Kaichi; brother Mitsuru Kunihiro; sisters Kimiko “Kay” Koyanagi and Hanako Takahashi; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sumiye Asato

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Dec. 13, 2011
Sumiye “Jane” Asato, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by son Kent K., daughters June A. Meheula and Sandra A. Taketa, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marilou Alcantara Cebedo

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Dec. 15, 2011
Marilou Alcantara Cebedo, 51, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Willand, sons Christopher Cebedo and Michael Escuin, daughter Crystal, brothers Ramon and Robert Alcantara, and sisters Victoria Ravelo, Veronica Pineda and Lilibeth Eusebio. Services in California.

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The Rev. Albert Quon Mu Chun

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Dec. 8, 2011
The Rev. Albert Quon Mu Chun, 90, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee and retired Taoist priest, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife S.K. Chong Chun; sons Albert and Bruce; daughters Gloria Fletcher, Priscilla Higa and Caroyl Hirose; sister Goldie Chun Shannon; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Marion Natsue Duarte

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Dec. 9, 2011
Marion Natsue Duarte, 83, of Aiea, a homemaker, died. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Raymond and Robert, daughters Paulette Morimoto and Nadine Funayama, brother Takeshi Tabata, nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Billy Eugene Ingalls

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Dec. 14, 2011
Billy Eugene Ingalls, 81, of Makakilo, a retired Trans World Airlines operations engineer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by wife Anita “Joey”; sons Wesley, Morris and John; daughters Harriet Strickland, Mele Baugh, Helen Mathis and Billie Ingalls; sisters LuraJulian Parish and LouAlice Helmick; 29 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Jude’s Catholic Church, Makakilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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George Espaniola Jr.

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Dec. 12, 2011
George Espaniola Jr., 48, of Henderson, Nev., an electrician, died in Henderson. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Debbie K.G. Au; sons Cody, Noah and Hunter; daughters Alana and Yanavah Espaniola, and Aubrie Mokiao; father George Sr.; brother Dave; sisters Louise Ferguson, Georgieana Pascua and Julie Collins; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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George Edward Rothermal Jr.

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Dec. 11, 2011
George Edward Rothermal Jr., 60, of Ewa Beach, a Sun Valley Water Co. employee and Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Kinderhook, N.Y. He is survived by wife Maria, mother Marie Williams, brother Perry and sister Lisa Smith. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Walter Hiroji Kuroda

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Dec. 13, 2011
Walter Hiroji Kuroda, 72, of Honolulu, a retired radar technician and an Air National Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence, sons Robert and Leslie Fukumoto, brother Stanley and sister Jane Kaya. Private services.

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LESLEY C.S. LEE

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LESLEY C.S. LEE

Age 81, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away December 2, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born December 26, 1929 in Maui, Hawaii. Lesley retired from the U.S. Navy Civil Service. She was a member of Olive Methodist Church.

She is survived by brother, Douglas (Ellen) Lee; sister, Faye (Joshua) Agsalud; numerous nieces & nephews grandnieces & grandnephews.

Private services were held.

LAWRENCE SHIGERU NAKAMOTO

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LAWRENCE SHIGERU NAKAMOTO

Age 88, of Mililani, passed away on November 27, 2011. Born in Honolulu, he was a self-employed contractor, dba L.S. Nakamoto Building and Painting, Inc. Larry is survived by his wife, Natsue; daughters, Linda (Steven) Miyasato and Anne (John Hayashida) Yoshikane; son, Michael (Elsa) Nakamoto; brother, Albert Nakamoto; sister, Amy Aihara; grandchildren, Blake and Brandon Yoshikane, Rylan and Jaime Miyasato; great-grand-daughters, Blythe and Arden Yoshikane.

Visitation from 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 27, 2011, at Harris United Methodist Church; memorial service at 6:00 PM. No flowers, please. Casual attire.

ALICE SAKUMA

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ALICE SAKUMA

Age 78, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away November 16, 2011 in Honolulu. Born December 24, 1932 in Kona, Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, Tsuyoshi Sakuma; daughters, Sharolyn (Russell) Hirata, Sandra (Donald) Capello; sister, Louise Lee; grandchild, Kensen Hirohata.

Private services were held.

Terry Haruo Sonoda

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Nov. 1, 2011
Terry Haruo Sonoda, 59, of Honolulu, a retired Granny Goose salesman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Bruce and Jon, sister Beryl Sonoda-Kekipi, stepmother Jeannie and stepbrother Troy Kametani. Private services.

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George Junji Suzuki

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Dec. 5, 2011
George Junji Suzuki, 82, of Honolulu, a Pacific Resources Inc. absorption plant operator and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice F.; son Brian T.; daughters Sharon S. Gima, Doreen K. Hu and Nan A. Suzuki; and sister Helen T. Private services.

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Melvin Tolentino

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Dec. 11, 2011
Melvin Tolentino, 69, of Kailua-Kona, an American Trucking Co. heavy equipment mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Patricia “Patty”; sons Phillip Arruda and Melvin Jr., Kenny K. and Jacob K. Tolentino; daughter Tricia H. Garcia; brothers Atancio M. and Henry; 19 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Soterania Lumauga Tuazon

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Dec. 2, 2011
Soterania Lumauga Tuazon, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in San Dionisio, Iloilo, Philippines. She is survived by sons Alfredo, Leopoldo, Elmo and Geron; daughters Sandra, Judith and Anna; brother Filomena B. Lumauag; 33 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Elizabeth Marilyn Villaren

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Nov. 28, 2011
Elizabeth Marilyn Villaren, 76, of Waipahu, a retired Waipahu Elementary School educational assistant for special education, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Warren, Irenio “Reno” III and Ryan “Kaimama”; daughters Winona Swanson and Ilona “Miles” Kaonohi; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Dec. 30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Stake Center. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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