Archive for December 23rd, 2011

BUSTER FRED AHLO

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In Memoriam
10 years of remembering
BUSTER FRED AHLO
Sept. 10, 1960 – Dec. 23, 2001

A golden heart stopped beating,
hard working hands put to rest;
God broke our hearts to prove to us, he only takes the BEST.

Your spirit will live on forever.

Love,
Mom, Dad, & ‘Ohana

ANASTACIA DANCEL CLEMENTE

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ANASTACIA DANCEL CLEMENTE

Age 84, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away December 5, 2011 in Aiea. Born April 15, 1927 in Alcala, Pangasinan, Philippines. Member of Tarlac Association.

She is survived by sons, Cresencio (Olivia) Clemente Jr of Philippines, Armando (Mercedes) Clemente, Rolando (Ruth) Clemente; daughters, Virginia (Ferdinando) Bermudes, Myrna (Edwin) Maregmen, Josefina (Ruben) Sana of Philippines, Nora (Ricardo, Sr.) Villanueva of Philippines, Rosa (Fernando) Tiburcio, Elvira (Nelson) Fiesta; 29 grand-children; 25 great-grand-children.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (December 28) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Program 10:00 a.m. Prayer Service 12:45 p.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Joan M. Deguchi

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Dec. 17, 2011
Joan M. Deguchi, 70, of Lihue, a Lihue Bowling Alley supervisor, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Todd and Robbie; daughters Cherie Miyashiro, Michelle Deguchi and Renee M. Kua; mother Sumano Kunihiro; brothers Kazu and James Kunihiro; sisters Alice Higa and Amy Furukawa; and four grandchildren. Celebration of life at noon Jan. 22 at Lihue Neighborhood Center. No flowers.

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Josefina Velasco Galingana

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Dec. 15, 2011
Josefina Velasco Galingana, 49, of Keaau, Hawaii, a certified nurse aide for Life Care Center of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Isabela, Philippines. She is survived by companion Don Maehira; sons Jerome Galiza and Jerald Galingana; daughters Joann Fisher and Kristianne Galiza; mother Marina; brothers Bien, Dionisio and Edelino; sister Christita Luis; and three grandchildren. Private services held.

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Richard Holland Gates

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Dec. 18, 2011
Richard Holland “Dick” Gates, 73, of Honolulu, a retired McKesson Corp. Hawaii Region vice president and general manager and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in North Carolina. He is survived by wife Chae Han; daughter Julie; stepson Sang Woo Kim; stepdaughters Myong Jin Boyadijn, Myong Hee Miyake and Tammy Suh; brothers Charles, John, Joe and Ronnie; sister Jane Suthard; and 11 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at the National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Dae’vid Lei Guevara

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Dec. 18, 2011
Dae’vid Lei Guevara, 53, of Ewa Beach, a doctor of psychology, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Barbara, Calif. He is survived by companion Charles Turner and sister Madeline Morales. Private services.

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HELEN HARUKO HAYASHI

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HELEN HARUKO HAYASHI

Age 91, of Honolulu, born February 7, 1920 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Passed away peacefully at Kuakini Hospital on December 14, 2011.

Survived by son, Edwin (Vivian)Hayashi, daughters, Virginia (Leonard) Furukawa and Frances (John) Yamada. Grandchildren, Denise Yamaguchi, Nicole Rompasky, Erin Furukawa, Kelly Lee, Brent Yamada, Reid Furukawa and great grandchildren Orion Rompasky and Peyton Lee. Also survived by Brothers, Richard Miyazono, Kenneth Miyazono and Sisters, Florence Yamamoto, Grace Kumagai, and Clara Hirae.

Visitation from 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 27, 2011at Hosoi Mortuary. Services to follow at 6:00p.m. Casual attire and no flowers.

HELEN HARUKO HAYASHI

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HELEN HARUKO HAYASHI

Age 91, of Honolulu, born February 7, 1920 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Passed away peacefully at Kuakini Hospital on December 14, 2011.

Survived by son, Edwin (Vivian)Hayashi, daughters, Virginia (Leonard) Furukawa and Frances (John) Yamada. Grandchildren, Denise Yamaguchi, Nicole Rompasky, Erin Furukawa, Kelly Lee, Brent Yamada, Reid Furukawa and great grandchildren Orion Rompasky and Peyton Lee. Also survived by Brothers, Richard Miyazono, Kenneth Miyazono and Sisters, Florence Yamamoto, Grace Kumagai, and Clara Hirae.

Visitation from 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 27, 2011at Hosoi Mortuary. Services to follow at 6:00p.m. Casual attire and no flowers.

David Haili Keawe

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Dec. 15, 2011
David Haili Keawe, 64, of Kahana Valley, a former truck driver, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife D. Ululani Beirne; sons Louis Wallace III and Clyde T. Thompson; daughters Sherri-Lynn Johnson and Thalia Wallace; brothers Alexander and Adam; sisters Yvonne and Rose Kaiahua, Kamai Napaa, Maxine Kaokai and Jennifer Straton; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula second Ward, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Aurora P. Keen

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Dec. 17, 2011
Aurora P. Keen, 78, of Makawao, Maui, died at home. She was born in Loureda, Portugal. She is survived by sons Carlos, Henrique and Jose H.; daughter Maria A.; several brothers and sisters; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Helen H. Kikawa

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Nov. 20, 2011
Helen H. Kikawa, 91, of Honolulu died in Manoa Senior Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Allan; daughters Ann Sakamoto, Patricia and Jane Kikawa, and Amy Sakagawa; and six grandchildren. Private services held.

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Maria S.I. Languit

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Dec. 5, 2011
Maria S.I. Languit, 101, of Wahiawa, a founding member of the Filipino Catholic Club, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Mapandan, Philippines. She is survived by son Gerald; daughters Alice B. Fernandez, Salome Turner and Carmelita Hoffman; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Catholic Charities, 1822 Keeaumoku St., Honolulu, HI 96822.

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GREGORY PATRICK KELIINUI, JR. “KAMEHAMEHA AI LUAU”

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GREGORY PATRICK KELIINUI, JR. “KAMEHAMEHA AI LUAU”

Age 75, of Waimanalo, passed away November 24, 2011 in Kailua. Born March 16, 1936 in Honolulu. An Elder for the Kaili’ohe Kame’ekua Ohana of Kamalo, Moloka’i. Member of Hale’o Na Ali’i, Hui Hula O’Anakala and the Rainbow Elks Pearl City Lodge Z669.

He is survived by brothers, Patrick (Leialoha) Keliinui, Abraham (Candace) Keliinui Sr., Albert Keliinui Sr., Gordon (Sandy) Keliinui, Archie (Karen) Keliinui; aunts, Helen Kelly, Henrietta Belena; uncle, Abraham (Lourtus) Akina; nieces, nephews, grandnephews and grand-nieces.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday 12/27 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 7:00 p.m. Burial 12:45 p.m. Wednesday 12/28 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Frank Marques

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Dec. 19, 2011
Frank Marques, 74, of Hilo, a retiree from Hawaiian Electric Co. in Honolulu, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by an uncle and numerous aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins. No services.

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Thomas Miguel

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Dec. 20, 2011
Thomas Miguel, 89, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired parts manager for the former Consolidated Equipment Co., died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Eleanor “Dolly”; son Thomas “Bob”; daughters Eilene Morton, Yvonne Sumrow and Annette Perez; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at the Annunciation Catholic Church in Waimea. Mass: 10 a.m. Entombment to follow at Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo. Casual attire.

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Jacqueline Catherine Moniz

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Dec. 12, 2011
Jacqueline Catherine “Jackie” Moniz, 74, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Frank Jr.; son Frank V.; daughters Joanie Ishiki, Sandra Kalahiki and Tammy Woods; brothers Robert, Leroy, Bernard, Johnny and Norman Medeiros; sisters Patricia, June and Francine Medeiros, Paula A. Vares and Marilyn Aki; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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EVELYN YUK HA CHOCK MUN

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EVELYN YUK HA CHOCK MUN

Evelyn Yuk Ha Chock Mun was born in Honolulu on March 19, 1929 to Wilfred and Violet Ching Chock. She was one of five children, who included Bertha, Wallace, James and Marjorie.
Evie graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1947. She attended Graceland College, in Lamoni, Iowa and continued with her studies at the “San” in Independence, Missouri, where she received her nursing degree. Later she earned her Public Health Nursing degree at the University of Hawaii and worked at Leahi Hospital for many years.
In 1953, she married Orville “Kinny” Mun; they had four wonderful children: Natalie, Sheila, Tracy and Myles.
Evie’s hands were always busy with knitting, crocheting, flower arranging, cooking great Korean food, sewing and traveling. The original social butterfly, she made lifelong friends, and was an active member of the Community of Christ.
In 2007, Evie suffered a stroke that affected her left side, but still accompanied her family on their vacation travels.
Evie, went to be with God, her husband, Kinny and daughter Sheila on Labor Day 2011. She will forever be in our hearts and minds.
Her Celebration of Life Everlasting service will be held on Dec. 24 at 10 a.m. at Makiki Community of Christ at 1666 Mott-Smith Drive. Visitation at 9 a.m., service at 10 am. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Herbert Tomowo Nagai

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Dec. 18, 2011
Herbert Tomowo Nagai, 74, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired carpenter and a Marine Corps veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Matthew E.; daughters Jennifer, Daryl and Logan; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Virginia Calucag Nagtalon

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Nov. 29, 2011
Virginia Calucag Nagtalon, 75, of Ewa Beach, a Queen’s Medical Center retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Lubnac, Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Edgar, Ferdinand, Reginald, Vincent, Dante and Noel; daughters Gina Vidad, Menchie Deguzman and Mary-Vie Argones; brother Fred Calucag; sister Norma Calizo; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitations: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Irene H. Nakagawa

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Nov. 20, 2011
Irene H. Nakagawa, 93, of Honolulu, a retired city-county Parks and Recreation secretary, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Myles, Craig and Dean; brothers Kenneth and Raymond Oda; and sisters Margaret Nosse, Gladys Aoki and Helen Tanaka. Private services held.

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Setsuko Nakamura

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Nov. 22, 2011
Setsuko “Sets” Nakamura, 91, of Waialua died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Jerry, daughter Janis Honda, brother Harold Kajiwara and sisters Nobuku Tsue and Nancy Yamamoto. Private services held.

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Mervin Charles Santos

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Dec. 17, 2011
Mervin Charles Santos, 70, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired park caretaker for the County of Hawaii Department of Parks and Recreation, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Hakalau. He is survived by an aunt and numerous cousins. Private services held. No monetary offerings.

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Andrew P. Sardinha

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Dec. 16, 2011
Andrew P. Sardinha, 92, of Honolulu, a first-class mechanic, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Frances O.; daughters Loretta Estrella, Mercy Ann and Charlotte M. Sardinha; sister Hilda Teixeira; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of the Mount. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Rinsei Shimabukuro

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Nov. 28, 2011
Rinsei “Jack” Shimabukuro, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Waialae Country Club irrigation supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hazel; son Allen; daughters Jean Takase and Ethyleen Lewis; brothers Dean and Takeo; sisters Sadako Matsukawa, Helen Tatsumi, Betty Monguchi and Violet Okada; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Gary Miles Kellam Sr.

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Nov. 27, 2011
Gary Miles Kellam Sr., 65, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a retired Isemoto Contracting Co. heavy equipment operator, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Inglewood, Calif. He is survived by sons Gary Jr. and Caleb, daughter Samii Fujimori, numerous hanai children, brother Jack and five grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Jan. 7 at Kalae South Point Lighthouse, Kau, Hawaii. Celebration of life and luncheon to follow at the Beck family residence, Lorenzo Road, South Point.

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Betty Sutton

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Nov. 26, 2011
Betty Sutton, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Duluth, Minn. She is survived by son Daniel and daughter Judith. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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USHIO TSUKAZAKI

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USHIO TSUKAZAKI

Age 88 of Honolulu, Hawaii died on December 1, 2011 at his residence. He was born December 17, 1922 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a retired Diesel Mechanic from Hawaiian Tuna Packing Company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survived by: wife: Rieko Tsukazaki; son: Wayne Tsukazaki; daughter: Nancy F.T. (Chase) Kawakami; grandchildren: Reina, Rylan Kawakami and Precious Penny; brother: George Tsukazaki; sisters: Edna Yonaoshi and Martha Fujimoto. Private Family Services.

Vincent Peter Wallis

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Dec. 11, 2011
Vincent Peter “Vince” Wallis, 87, of Kailua, an Air Force major and pilot, died in Kailua. He was born in Baltimore. He is survived by wife Evelyn; sons William P. and Paul B.; daughters Jan Knapik, Karen FitzGerald and MariLynn DiLullo; sister Valeria Silk; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Julie Ai Yamamoto

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Dec. 4, 2011
Julie Ai Yamamoto, 66, of Harbor City, Los Angeles, a retired nurse, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Keith S. and Shawn Y., and sister Elaine Eguchi. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Wayne Lafayette Younker

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Dec. 10, 2011
Wayne Lafayette Younker, 91, of Waianae, a retired warehouseman at Barbers Point and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by son Wayne G., 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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