Archive for January 26th, 2012

Anna June Alvaro

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Jan. 17, 2012
Anna June Alvaro, also known as “Junie” and “Girlie,” 75, of Honolulu, a retired part-owner of Park-A-Lot, died in Hawaii Hospice House in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Henry Hoopai and Alan Alvaro; brothers Harry A. Jr. and Elijah Boyd; sisters Alice J. McElwain, Rose P. Aki and Harriet L. Dunbar; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Thelma Margaret Azevedo

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Jan. 9, 2012
Thelma Margaret Azevedo, 93, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Leeward Integrated Health Services. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Velma H. Chong and Joan A. Azevedo, brothers Abel and Ronald Awong, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Salvador Cordero Cabanilla

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Jan. 6, 2012
Salvador Cordero Cabanilla, 83, of Waipahu, a labor union retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Nenita D.; son Rosendo; daughters Remedios Balanon, Lourdez de Guzman and Rida T. Cabanilla; sister Lucia Cabarlo; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Honolulu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Margaret M. Cameron

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Jan. 11, 2012
Margaret M. Cameron, 90, of Kahuku died in Kahuku. She was born in Hilt, Calif. She is survived by son Gene Fisher, daughters Pamela Anderson and Barbara Fisher, stepson John Cameron, stepdaughter Margo Cameron, sister Katherine Blake, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Irene Theresa Cordeiro

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Jan. 12, 2012
Irene Theresa Cordeiro, 85, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Denis and John, sisters Agnes Silva and Laura Ferreira, nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Virginia Dahilig Fernandez

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Dec. 26, 2011
Virginia Dahilig “Vicking” Fernandez, 67, of Ewa Beach, a Tripler Army Medical Center housekeeping department employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ponciano Q. “Jun” Jr.; daughters Emie, Rowena, Noralyn and Audrey Fernandez, and Maricel Dagulo; brothers Pacifico and Carlito Dahilig; sisters Anunciacion Basaliza, Rosalia Mendoza, Ermelaida Manalese and Estrella Paet; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hiroshi Fujimoto

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Jan. 19, 2012
Hiroshi Fujimoto, 88, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. road construction worker and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Laupahoehoe. He is survived by son Dwight and brothers Shigeru and Akira. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Alphonso Gersaba

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Jan. 1, 2012
Alphonso Gersaba, 83, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop No. 26 welder and Waipahu Elementary School retiree, and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by companion Carol Kanda, son Alphonso “Boy” Jr., daughter Charlene Rabanal, hanai daughters Julie Sano and Jill Koga, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Anastacia Acorda Perdido Guillermo

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Jan. 2, 2012
Anastacia Acorda Perdido Guillermo, 70, of Kahuku, a Crawford’s Convalescent Home dietitian, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Gil, Tony and Leandro Perdido; daughter Lucita Harbowy; brothers German and Irenio Acorda; sisters Veneranda Calip, Lolita Cabie and Tina Hernandez; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Roch Catholic Church. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Atsushi Ikeda

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Jan. 16, 2012
Atsushi “Hotty” Ikeda, 90, of Lawai, Kauai, an Olokele Sugar Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Sachi, son Alyn, brother Toshio and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Erleen Kam

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Jan. 6, 2012
Erleen Kam, 59, of Kalihi, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Patrick, Wade, Harry and Thomas White, and Michael Kealoha; and sisters Beverly Miller, Carol Shaver, Gwendolyn White, Malia Silva and Lucille Ridgeway. Services: 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 11 at Haleiwa Beach Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Wilfred Hanohano Kaulukou

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Dec. 22, 2011
Wilfred Hanohano Kaulukou, 76, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in South Kona. He is survived by wife Hatsuko; daughters Brenda Kaulukou and Lisa Kaulukou-Chang; brothers Reynold and Herbert Frasco, and Philip W. Aguilar; sisters Leinaala Bernardes and Susan Latham; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Masanori Kuriki

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Jan. 3, 2012
Richard Masanori Kuriki, 94, of Honolulu, a retired painter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sons Thomas Y. and Donald H., daughter Beverly C. and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Harold Pang Lagmay

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Dec. 9, 2011
Harold Pang “Hal” Lagmay, 63, of Los Banos, Calif., a purchasing agent at Joseph Gallo Farms in Atwater, Calif., died in Los Banos. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margie, daughter Amy Verity, brothers Phillip and Gene, and two grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Saturday at Waikiki Beach behind the Duke Kahanamoku statue. Lunch: 9:30 a.m. at the Elk’s Lodge, 2933 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Memorial Hospital Los Banos’ Foundation, c/o Michelle Marchese, 520 West I St., Los Banos, CA 93635.

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Ernest George McIntosh

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Jan. 20, 2012
Ernest George McIntosh, 86, of Princeville, Kauai, a retired Air Force pilot, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Doris, sons Michael and Randy, daughter Linda Spears, sister Shirley Murphy, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Benjamin H. Medeiros

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Jan. 12, 2012
Benjamin H. Medeiros, 79, Kailua, a mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julia “Louise,” son Randal “Randy,” daughter Marleen A. Fernandez, five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Grace Tamie Mitsuka

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Jan. 18, 2012
Grace Tamie Mitsuka, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center licensed practical nurse, died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Michael T. and Milton T., and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Alyce Y. Park

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Jan. 7, 2012
Alyce Y. Park, 93, of Pearl City, a retired Highlands Middle School educational assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Jack, sons Byron J. and Nelson J., daughter Daphne L., a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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MARGARET S. SASAKI

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MARGARET S. SASAKI

Age 92, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away January 4, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born May 30, 1919 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A member of Shinnyo-en, Hawaii, the Wahiawa Rainbow Senior Citizen Group and the Kunia Orchid Society.

She is survived by daughters, Corinne Fujieda, Lynette (Kevin) Tosaka, Jackie (George) Nakamura; 6 grand-children; 3 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (January 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

GRACE MITSUKO SATO

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GRACE MITSUKO SATO

Age 80, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away December 24, 2011 in Aiea. Born June 6, 1931 in Ewa, Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, Wataru Sato; daughters, Joanne (Brian) Chang, Christine Tsukahara; son, Myles (Traci) Sato; 8 grand-children; brothers, William Oshiro, Kiyoshi Oshiro, Fred Oshiro; sister, Carol Matsumoto.

Private services were held.

HILARION “LARRY” CELESTIAL SAVET

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HILARION “LARRY” CELESTIAL SAVET

Age 68, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away December 29, 2011 in Honolulu. Born June 12, 1943 in Calinog, IloIlo, Philippines. Was employed at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop #26 as a Welder. Member of Filipino Catholic Club and Nine O Clock Choir of St. John’s Apostle & Evangelist Church of Mililani.

He is survived by wife, Corazon F. Savet; daughters, Marie (David) Flores, Joanna Savet, Kristine (Daniel) Bailey, Bernadette Savet; 4 grand-children; sister, Gliceria Celestial Savet.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (January 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (February 1) at St John Apostle & Evangelist Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Itsuko Muraoka Tamura

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Jan. 22, 2012
Itsuko Muraoka Tamura, 89, of Kilauea, Kauai, a retired Hanalei Bay Resorts housekeeping supervisor and former nurse practitioner, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Lane; daughters Victoria Wong and Gwen Tamura; sisters Tomi Miyoshi, Sue Iwakiri and Mitsue Horswill; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yusaku Tsumaki

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Jan. 15, 2012
Yusaku Tsumaki, 86, of Kapolei, formerly of Shizuoka, Japan, a retired Nissan Motor Corp. supervisor, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Shizuoka. He is survived by wife Kazumi, son Masao, daughters Fusako Sekino-Tsumaki and Akemi Ebihara, stepson Stanley T. Enga, stepdaughter Linda Enga-Fujikawa and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Soto Mission of Aiea-Taiheiji, 99-045 Kauhale St. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Stanley W. Widasky

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Jan. 21, 2012
Stanley W. Widasky, 91, of Scottsdale, Ariz., a Bank of Hawaii retiree, died in Scottsdale. He was born in Palo Alto, Calif. He is survived by wife Ethel, son Gerry, daughter Debby Sgambelluri, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services held. No flowers. Donations suggested to Congregation Temple Beth Israel, 10460 N. 56th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85253.

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