Archive for February 11th, 2012

Jacquiline Blaire Acosta

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Jan. 17, 2012
Jacquiline Blaire Acosta, 23, of Ewa Beach, a counselor at Camp Anuenue (Hawaii Children Cancer Foundation), died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by parents Villamor “Billy” and Gina, brother Billy, sisters Victoria and Jasmine, and grandparents Florentina Acosta, and Rufino and Juanita Bautista. Visitation: 6 p.m Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Pedro Gorospe Acosta

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Jan. 19, 2012
Pedro Gorospe Acosta, 74, of Honolulu, a Pioneer Venture Co. custodian, died. He was born in Bangar, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Emma B., stepson Aurelio “William” Preza Jr., brothers Pablo and Floro, sister Gloria A. Arquines and two stepgrandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dominic Ancog

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Feb. 2, 2012
Dominic Ancog, 61, of Ewa Beach, a caregiver, died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by mother Eduarda, brothers Anthony and Paul, and sisters Frances Galon and Mary San Nicolas. Private services.

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Eloise Mae Isaacs Beecher

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Feb. 6, 2012
Eloise Mae Isaacs Beecher, 71, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Medical Group medical records clerk, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughters Lori Merrick and Janine Vella, brother Richard Isaacs, sister Myrtle Pohina, companion Patrick Deponte, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Rose Marie Bradley

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Jan. 30, 2012
Rose Marie “Loke” Bradley, 70, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William, daughters Charmaine Lorenzo and Michelle Bradley, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers; lei welcome.

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JOHN F. CASSIDY

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JOHN F. CASSIDY

Age 64, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away January 10, 2012 in Honolulu. Born December 10, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio. John retired from the United States Army.

He is survived by wife, Junko Cassidy; sons, David (Victoria) Cassidy, Thomas (Cheyanne) Cassidy; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Betty S. Chong

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Jan. 28, 2012
Betty S. Chong, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Doug Y.K., daughter Beverly S. Tomita, brother Mamoru Yamada and sister Dixie M. Okazaki. Private services.

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LORETTA “MOMI” AINOA CHUN

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LORETTA “MOMI” AINOA CHUN

Age 90, of Honolulu, passed away January 14,2012 at Palolo Chinese Home. Born December 13, 1921 in Honolulu. Avid Bowler and Poker player

She is survived by sons, Thomas K. Chun, Kawika Chun; daughters, Puni Ellestad, Bobbie Miyamoto, Debbie Fujihara; 13 grand-children; 9 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held

Virginia Fajardo

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Feb. 8, 2012
Virginia “Virgie” Fajardo, 71, of Wailua Houselots, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Raymond; son Daniel; daughters Angela Fajardo, Allison Sato and Raydene Gampon; brother Vincent Freitas; sister Linda Paden; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private celebration of life.

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Sarah Kim Lee Halloran

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Jan. 18, 2012
Sarah Kim Lee Halloran, 87, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Elliot K. Jr. and Ronald A. Lee, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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SHIZUE HASHIMOTO

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SHIZUE HASHIMOTO

Age 96, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away January 16, 2012 in Honolulu. Born July 30, 1915 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Shizue was a member of Calvary Independent Church and Kahua Baptist Church. She was also a member of Wahiawa Civic Association, Kumamoto Kenjin Kai, and Riverside Kumiai.

She is survived by sons, Harold (Sadako) Hashimoto, David (Gayle) Hashimoto; daughter, Aileen (Vernon) Omori; sisters, Elsie Hirota Edith (Larry) Miyazono; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; caregiver, Lita Ruiz.

Private services were held.

Harry Hon Ang Hee

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Feb. 2, 2012
Harry Hon Ang Hee, 87, of Honolulu, a retired state real property tax assessor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Alfred H.H., sister Mabel H. Goo and caregivers Gloria and Ermo Prieto. Private services.

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Mitsue Janet Imasaka

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Jan. 25, 2012
Mitsue Janet Imasaka, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House comptroller, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Mike Y., son Russell K. and daughter Lori J. Private services.

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Jean T. Kaimi

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Jan. 10, 2012
Jean T. Kaimi, 60, of Las Vegas, a retired insurance clerk, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Arthur S. Jr., son Lee-Andro, daughter Charlotte Kaimi-Morimoto, brothers Elpidio and Edwin Tivera, sister Marlyn Tivera-Garcia and four grandchildren. Services held. Donations suggested to American Kidney Foundation.

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In Kyung Kang

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Feb. 6, 2012
In Kyung Kang, 44, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Chung, Chong, Korea. She is survived by husband Gary T. Miske, son Michael Miske, two brothers and a sister. Private services.

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Jared Solomon Kapeliela

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Jan. 11, 2012
Jared Solomon Kapeliela, also known as “Pops” and “Turkey,” 56, of Waimanalo, a retired D.F. Builders foreman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jan Kealoha; son Jeremiah; daughters Lena Kealoha, Jana Manalo and Tammy Machado; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Mildred Kaahanui Kihamahana

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Jan. 26, 2012
Mildred Kaahanui “Millie” Kihamahana, 71, of Waianae, a supermarket cashier, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by daughters Mabel and Jaymie, brothers Willard “Momi” and MacMillan, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hauula Congregational Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial at noon at Hauula Cemetery. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Ellen K. Lacerdo

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Jan. 31, 2012
Ellen K. Lacerdo, 87, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Norman; sons Jeffrey and Paul; daughters Kathleen and Priscilla Lacerdo, Patricia Ikeda and Lani Murphy; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mabel Marie Liborio

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Feb. 7, 2012
Mabel Marie “Bertha” Liborio, 78, of Hilo, a retired food preparer with the former Sky Chef in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband John, son Darryl Sr., daughters Gail Akaka and Gwendolyn DeLapaz, 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Flora Carvalho Mitchell

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Jan. 26, 2012
Flora Carvalho Mitchell, 79, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Glen, Robert and Richard Subica, and Derek Pagan; daughter Joan Villanueva; brother Jules Carvalho Jr.; hanai sister Gwen Kepaa; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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ALBERTO “POPS” PACLE

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ALBERTO “POPS” PACLE

Age 75, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away January 16, 2012 in Honolulu. Born September 27, 1936 in Waianae, Hawaii. Retired Welder from Gaspro.

He is survived by wife, Miguela “Della”, Yabes Pacle; daughters, Joellen Florence, Doreen C. (Daniel) Janes, Kathleen Pacle; sons, Alberto Pacle Jr., Adam Pacle; brother, Faustino Pacle; 7 grand-children; 3 great-grand-daughters.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (February 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Theodore Scott Riotutar

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Dec. 12, 2011
Theodore Scott “Teddy” Riotutar, 60, of Hilo, an Army 101st Airborne Ranger-Paratrooper Long Range Reconnaissance veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Santa Cruz, Calif. He is survived by daughters Toni R. Arias, and Mary K. and Tia P. Keaulana- Riotutar; mother Mary; brothers Big Boy and Bruce; sisters Frances Morsette, Tina Sakamoto, Melissa Tabag and Peggy Aquino; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Louis Kapuhelani Santiago

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Jan. 28, 2012
Louis Kapuhelani Santiago, 70, of Kahuku, a retired Grace Pacific paver, died at home. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Annette; sons Louis Jr., Lane and Walter; daughters Luanne “Missy” Aalona, Ottilia Te‘o and Becky Santiago; brother John Jr.; sisters Lipine Muraki and Pauline Hyke; 20 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 18 at Hope Chapel-Kaneohe. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hauula Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Benjamin Thomas Solywoda

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Feb. 3, 2012
Benjamin Thomas Solywoda, 96, of Hilo, a retired tool and die maker, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Haydenville, Mass. He is survived by wife Alice; sons Thomas, Andrew, Barry and Philip; daughters Lucille Horak, Donna Rodriguez and Lois McGuire; brother Walter Soliwoda; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services to be announced and held at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hilo Medical Center Foundation, 1190 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.

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Yoshifumi Uchiyama

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Jan. 12, 2012
Yoshifumi Uchiyama, 91, of Honolulu died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Patsy T., sons Jon and Donald, daughter Ann Shinno, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Inocencia Flor Villarosa

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Feb. 2, 2012
Inocencia Flor Villarosa, 77, of Kailua, a retired Kailua Intermediate School cafeteria cook, died. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Guy and Scott, daughter Luella Paekukui, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Enchanted Lakes. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Shu Yi Wong

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Feb. 1, 2012
Shu Yi Wong, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Malamalama Nursing Home. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Ernest, King Man, Ching Nam, Johnny, Calvin and Gei Yeung Wong, and Yi Bian Wang; daughter Qui Mei Wang; 19 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m.

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Amy Emiko Young

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Dec. 30, 2011
Amy Emiko Young, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by sons Tony Jr. and Rocky K. Balada; daughter Jane M. Birriel; sisters Chizuko Morgado, Ako Noshita and Yoshiko Wakita; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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