Archive for February 8th, 2012

Robert Russell Scheufele aka “Sparky” & “Bobby”

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September 26, 2012

ROBERT RUSSELL SCHEUFELE AKA “SPARKY”

77, of Honolulu, quietly passed at Manoa Cottage. He was a well known legendary long board shaper and an honorable member of the Honolulu Long Board Surfing Association.
Visitation: 12pm, Sunday, 2/12 Service: 1pm
Nuuanu Memorial
Casual attire. No flowers.

MERCEDES “SALING” BAGCAL BAQUIRO

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MERCEDES “SALING” BAGCAL BAQUIRO

Mercedes “Saling”, 75, of Honolulu passed away at St Francis Hospice West on January 26, 2012. She was born on May 2, 1936 to Turcuato and Damasa Bagcal in Lihue, Kauai. Pre-deceased by husband Emilio “Smiley” and brother Domingo Bagcal. She is survived by her brothers Rizal of Honolulu and Jose Bagcal of California, and many nieces and nephews. Visitation 9:15 a.m. Wednesday (2/15) at St John the Baptist Church at 2324 Omilo Lane in Kalihi. Services 10:30 a.m.

Jeremiah Thomas Bernaldes

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Jan. 30, 2012
Jeremiah Thomas Bernaldes, 13, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a Waimea Canyon Middle School student, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Las Vegas. He is survived by father Michael, mother Devita Abalos, brother Josiah Elias, sister Anuhea Chock, hanai sister Kiara Kaiwi-Bernaldes and grandparents Siquian Abalos and John and Lani Bernaldes. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 18 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.

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Joseph Burnett

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Jan. 25, 2012
Joseph “Leach” Burnett, 99, of Waimanalo, a retired Burnett’s Termite Control Co. founder and owner and retired lineman for the city Department of Transportation Services, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Paul and Randy, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Church. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Eli Martin Caton

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Jan. 29, 2012
Eli Martin Caton, 19, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by parents Jon Caton and Catherine Seaquist, brother Makana L., sister Heather N. and grandparents Tom and Mary Ann Tomaro, and Paul and Dorothy Martin. Private services.

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Dominic Joseph DiLuigi

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July 23, 2011
Dominic Joseph DiLuigi, 78, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Sevierville, Tenn., a retired barber, songwriter, musician and Army veteran who served during the Korean War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Vineland, Pa. He is survived by sons Dino and Gino, daughter Angelia, brother Ronald, sister Patricia Cline and four grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Dolores V. Domen

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Jan. 14, 2012
Dolores V. Domen, 69, of Pahoa, Hawaii, formerly of Waianae, a retired Waianae Coast Community Mental Health Center direct support worker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert and Pa‘u; daughter Ronnette Gonsalves; father James McBraun; brothers James, Henry and Jacob McBraun; sisters Elizabeth Quon and Carmen Pita; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Baptist Church. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Leonora Kalanimokuainahonua Freitas

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Jan. 24, 2012
Leonora Kalanimokuainahonua Freitas, 93, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James G.; daughters Evan G. and Deanna J. Carvalho, Sandra L. Klug and Noreen J. Padeken; 16 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu, HI 96817. Online condolences at www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Adelaide Horton Hedman

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Feb. 2, 2012
Adelaide Horton Hedman, 97, of Honolulu, an artist and medical illustrator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Vermont. She is survived by nephews William M. Moore, and Charles H. III and John B. Horton; and sister-in-law Elizabeth. Private services. Online condolences at www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Land Kiu Hee

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Jan. 29, 2012
Land Kiu Hee, 87, of Honolulu, a retired cook, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Kam, son Kwei Y. Hui, daughter Sek Lin Chau, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Graveside services: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Theodore Lucero Jr.

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Jan. 29, 2012
Theodore Lucero Jr., 80, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee and Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Vale, S.D. He is survived by wife Ruth C.; son Peter I.O.; daughters Gwendolyn L. Eveler, and Dana M.W. and Mikelle K. Lucero; sister Isabelle Harper; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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David Donald Juna

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Jan. 30, 2012
David Donald Juna, infant son of Andle and Diana Juna of Kailua-Kona, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is also survived by brothers Anderson and Urness, sister Emma and grandparents Kollo and Maria Juna, and Hanna Benkim. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Chapel at Palm Terrace, Kailua-Kona. Graveside services: 1:30 p.m. at Hawi County Cemetery.

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Florence Tetsuko Kaneda

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Jan. 13, 2012
Florence Tetsuko “Jaja” Kaneda, 74, of Honolulu, a retired federal government supervisor, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by nieces Roleen Kaneda and RoAnn Alabab, and two grandnephews. Private services. Online condolences at www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Lana-Lei P. Kauhola

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Jan. 7, 2012
Lana-Lei P. Kauhola, 71, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Elias A. Parker, Clement K. Paishon, and Hewellyn K. Jr., Kala and Henry K. Kauhola; daughter Kelli-Lei; hanai son Will K. Peahi; hanai daughter Selene Wexler; 21 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sherwood Forest first parking lot, Waimanalo Beach Park.

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Rose Marie Lee

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Jan. 2, 2012
Rose Marie Lee, 63, of Kailua, a retired Integrated Assets Inc. office manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tacoma, Wash. She is survived by husband Richard K.S.; son Christopher E.C.; daughters Cynthia A.M. Lee and Candice W.L. Kamai; brothers Ralph, David and Paul Goucher; sisters Patricia Rybaki, Jeanette and Barbara Goucher, and Mary Reese; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Jose Interino Mendoza

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Jan. 9, 2012
Jose Interino Mendoza, 82, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in San Ildefonzo, Bulacan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosita L., daughter Eroditha Cubacub and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral. Mass: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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VICTOR TAKASHI MIYAMOTO

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VICTOR TAKASHI MIYAMOTO

Age 78, of Mililani, passed away January 19, 2012 at his home. Born August 28, 1933 in Honolulu.

He is survived by daughters, Rhonda (Ronnie) Stone, Victoria Reihn, Stephanie (Jeffery) Smith of Henning, TN; sister, Gertrude (Dr. Shigeo) Natori; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-granddaughters; numerous family and friends.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday 2/11 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire.

Song Cha Moon

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Feb. 5, 2012
Song Cha Moon, 59, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by husband Jin Soo and daughter Jane. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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SHIZUE NAKAGAWA

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SHIZUE NAKAGAWA

Age 91, of Honolulu, passed away January 27, 2012 at Manoa Senior Care Home. Born January 25, 1921 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by sons, Raymond (Doris) Nakagawa, Wayne (Rosalie) Nakagawa; daughters, Judy (Roger) Ueoka, Irene (Miles) Furuta; brother, Walter (Patsy) Tsumura; sister, Ruth Furukawa; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held. No koden, please.

Toichi Nakashima

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Jan. 16, 2012
Toichi Nakashima, 80, of Los Angeles died. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by son Cory; daughter Valery Matsumoto; brothers Richard and Harry; sisters Lily Muraoka, Kazue Aoki and Amy Ikeda; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Per Skullestad

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Jan. 27, 2012
Per Skullestad, 79, of Honolulu, a retired electrical engineer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Norway. He is survived by wife Barbara Skullestad Kim; sons Per, Trond, Ole and Jon; stepsons Scott, Stuart and Steven Kim; brother Dag; sister Eva Kristiansen; and three step-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Unity Church, 3608 Diamond Head Circle, Honolulu.

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Harriet K. Soong

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Jan. 2, 2012
Harriet K. Soong, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Kamehameha Schools accountant, died. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Carlton and Dan, daughter Kirsten Los Banos, brothers Herbert and Kenneth Kimseu, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama campus. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Sharon Gale Sweigart

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Jan. 27, 2012
Sharon Gale Sweigart, 55, of Pearl•City died at home. She was born in Owensboro, Ky. She is survived by daughter Jennifer, stepfather Buster Y. Toyama, brother Aulani Green and sisters Sandra Wai‘aleale, Patricia Gouveia and Charlotte Fernandez. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Gilbert Marquez Valdez

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Jan. 13, 2012
Gilbert Marquez Valdez, 77, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Shirley, sons Ruben and Eduardo, daughter Erma V. Tagaca, sister Carmelita, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Final services and burial in the Philippines. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Novalene Olivia Haunani Vanderford

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Jan. 1, 2012
Novalene Olivia Haunani Vanderford, 44, of Honolulu died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Adam Kamelamela; sons Vincent Jr. and Dylan; daughters Kristin and Cheyanne; brothers Riley, James Jr. and Myves Gould; and sisters Kanani and Lei Gould and Jay Kaleimamahu. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Magic Island Beach Park.

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Frank Tsutomu Watanabe

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Jan. 8, 2012
Frank Tsutomu Watanabe, 92, of Mililani, a retired Salvation Army maintenance foreman, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Alan, daughters Joyce Watanabe and Ann Motter, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel Pearl Harbor. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Paul A. Wong

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Jan. 10, 2012
Paul A. Wong, 100, of Honolulu, a retired Aina Haina Post Office supervisor and a Navy veteran who served during World War II, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Paul B. and Peter C., daughter Paula A. Sumida, sister Eileen Mow, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Judith Yoshioka Yamato

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Jan. 27, 2012
Judith Yoshioka Yamato, 67, of Westminster, Calif., a retired educator, died in California. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Robert, daughters Michele and Lori, brothers Melvin and Dennis Yoshioka, sister Cheryl Yoshioka and four grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

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Myles Isao Yamauchi

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Jan. 18, 2012
Myles Isao Yamauchi, 62, of Honolulu, a tire recap technician and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brothers Ronald and Wayne, and sisters Marian Yamauchi, Caroline Hirayama, Rachel Lee and Joyce Yoshikawa. Services: 8:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran