Archive for March 10th, 2012

Florence Grace Amosa

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Feb. 28, 2012
Florence Grace Amosa, infant daughter of Columbus and Lydia Amosa of Dallas, died in Dallas. She was born in Dallas. She is also survived by grandparents Leata Amosa, and Thomas and Faaaliga Coffin. Private services.

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ROBERT “BOB” E. BONDONI

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ROBERT “BOB” E.
BONDONI

Age 70, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away February 4, 2012 in Aiea. Born March 19, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio. Robert was a retiree from the US Army. He also worked as a civilian at Schofield Auto Craft Shop.

He is survived by son, Robert J. (Lynn) Bondoni of Missouri; daughters, Donna J. (Eddie) Garcia of IL, Carol L. (Robin) Albios; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Abraham Sicam Cabradilla

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March 2, 2012
Abraham Sicam Cabradilla, 66, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Benedicta; son Kenneth-Abe; daughters Ima C. Parriott, and Johanna and Laureen-Jane Cabradilla; mother Hermenigilda; brother Edgar S.; sisters Clemencia Cabradilla, Grace C. Sagun and Haydee C. Valencia; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi. Mass: 11 a.m.

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Sister Edna Louise DeManche

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Feb. 21, 2012
Sister Edna Louise DeManche, 96, of Honolulu, an educator and author, died in Malia o ka Malu Convent. She was born in Missouri. She is survived by nephews William and Thomas Jones, and niece Betty Jones. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Malia o ka Malu Convent, 1117 4th Ave. Rosary: 9:30 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Sister Edna Louise DeManche Scholarship Fund; make checks payable to Sisters of the Sacred Hearts and indicate for scholarship fund. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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William Estrella

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Feb. 27, 2012
William Estrella, 76, of Waianae, a carpenter, died in Waianae. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Margaret; sons Billy, Larry, Raynard and Ray; daughters Rosemary, Maryann and Ann; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. March 17 at Maili Bible Church. Private burial. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Charles Patrick Fee

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CHARLES
PATRICK FEE

Aged 76, died at home in San Jose, CA. He was born May 21, 1935 in New Jersey.

After serving in the Navy from 1953 to 1958, he arrived in the islands to attend the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He was hired by the Honolulu Police Department in 1959 and rose to the position of administrative assistant to the chief of police before leaving the department in 1974. He moved to the west coast and worked as a special investigator for the DMV of San Jose until he retired in 1996.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years Janet, brother Johnny and sister Pat, sons Brett, Brock and Burr of Honolulu, daughter Cristi of Pleasanton CA and seven grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Chaminade Universityof Honolulu or the San Jose Humane Society.

Lyndel McGowen (Backman) Fehl

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LYNDEL MCGOWEN (BACKMAN) FEHL

Passed away in Vista, CA on January 22, 2012. Lyn obtained her BS from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1976, where she was a founding member of Sigma Theta Tau. She was a Psychiatric Nurse Specialist at Kuakini Hospital for many years, where grief work with patients and their families was her gift. She was married to Karl Backman, of Honolulu, with whom she had three daughters. She was later married to Mark Fehl, of Lake Charles, LA.
She loved Hawaii and cherished her time in the islands always. Gifts may be sent to the MSU Foundation, Arthur Adams Scholarship Fund, PO Box 9189, Lake Charles, LA 70609, c/o Ann Warner, PhD, RN CNE, (337) 475-5831 awarner@mcneese.edu.

Tomasa Barayuga Gaspar

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Feb. 12, 2012
Tomasa Barayuga Gaspar, 93, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Sulficio, Ernest, Johnny and Marcelino; daughters Juanita Campollo and Encarnacion Tabios; sister Fausta Bonilla; 22 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Teruko Hisaoka

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Feb. 21, 2012
Teruko Hisaoka, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education teacher, died in Manoa Senior Care. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by two nephews and a niece. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Antone Silva Jr.

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Feb. 17, 2012
Antone “Sonny” Silva Jr., 87, of Waianae, a retired stevedore leader at the Navy Supply Center and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosaria H.; son William Amamalin; daughters Antonette Vogel, Charlene Cardiente, Druscilla Goo, Evangeline Campos, Rose Kalahiki, Roxanne Krauss, Roselyn Amamalin and Marlene Joshua; hanai son Paul Hioki; brother Kenneth; sister Diana Carlos; 20 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Rita Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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Kenneth Kikuo Kadooka

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Feb. 10, 2012
Kenneth Kikuo “Ken” Kadooka, 68, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a retired fire equipment operator for the state Department of Transportation, Keahole International Airport Crash Fire Rescue, mechanic for the former Aloha Airlines and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jean, son Scott, daughters Kimberly Kunitomo and Joy Hamada, brother Ray and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. March 18 at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers.

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Norma Hanako Kang

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Feb. 21, 2012
Norma Hanako Kang, 94, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Eugene, James and Jerry; daughters Eleanor Raneses, Naomi Nojima, Nanette Souza and Evelyn Chung; brother Gilbert Shiroma; sister Winifred Yamashiro; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Judy Itomi Kishi

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Feb. 28, 2012
Judy Itomi Kishi, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard; sons Cavin Y., Kent M. and Colin T.; daughter Kim S.; sisters Yoshimi Uyeda and Fusami Yano; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 19 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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GILBERT PANER MACALMA

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GILBERT PANER MACALMA

Age 40, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away February 21, 2012 in Honolulu. Born February 4, 1972 in Cabaroan, Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Employed at William A. Felix Builders.

He is survived by mother, Lucrecia P. Macalma; sisters, Glenda (William) Felix, Gina (Gene) Fagaragan; brother, Gerard Macalma; paternal grandmother, Eulogia Macalma.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Saturday (March 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Carolina Dugay Malilay

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Feb. 25, 2012
Carolina Dugay Malilay, 68, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Building Maintenance housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Mario, Moncito, Manuel and Reynaldo; daughter Janet; father Daniel Dugay; brothers Romeo Dugay and Benny Dugay Sr.; sisters Macaria Lopez, Corazon Santiago, Macrina Sagaysay and Andrea Alvarado; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. March 17 at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Genevieve Obara Moriguchi

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March 1, 2012
Genevieve Obara Moriguchi, 94, of Honolulu, a former social worker at the state Department of Public Welfare, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Punaluu. She is survived by son David J., sisters Ayako Tanaka and Tsuyako Oishi, a stepgrandchild and two step-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles Seiei Nakama

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Feb. 26, 2012
Charles Seiei Nakama, 91, of Pearl City, a retired auditor at the Department of Army on Okinawa and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Sachiko; sons Albert K. and William M.; daughter Emily M. Chun; sisters Chieko Kondo, Kimiko Toyama and Miyo Oshiro; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Levon Ammon Ohai

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March 3, 2012
Levon Ammon “Sonny” Ohai, 70, of Kapaa, Kauai, a University of Hawaii-Manoa professor, died. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by wife Jacqueline; sons David, Benjamin and Jesse; father Leo; mother Clara; brother Nephi; sisters Anolani Haiola, Roberta Livingston and Laola Kau; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 17 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lihue. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

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Hilarion Palacol

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March 5, 2012
Hilarion Palacol, 96, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired tractor operator at the former Mauna Kea Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Edmundo and Renato, hanai son Manuel, hanai daughters Minalynn Villanueva and Delores Hagland, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 2:30 p.m. Burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Adam Michael Pruitt

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March 6, 2012
Adam Michael Pruitt, 37, of Haiku, Maui, a Maui Theater technical director, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by companion Lizette Pleasanton; sons Evon R. and Jett R.; father Stephen; mother Sharon Acosta; stepfather David Acosta; brothers Aaron, Andrew and Matt; and sisters Sarah Acosta-Smith, Anna Acosta and Rosalea Pruitt. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Sunday at Maui Theater. Scattering of ashes to follow at sunset at Wahikuli Beach. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Judith Elaine Rosen

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March 4, 2012
Judith Elaine “Judie” Rosen, 71, of Honolulu, a schoolteacher, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by husband Sidney M. “Sid,” sons David B. Rosen and Corey Rosenlee, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Temple Emanu-El. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Adult Friends for Youth. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Susan Jane Santana

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Feb. 27, 2012
Susan Jane Santana, 70, of Waimea, Hawaii, a former housekeeper at Kamuela Inn and Aston Waikoloa, died at home. She was born in Johnstown, Pa. She is survived by son Leo; daughters Tammy, Debra, Bernadette and Maria; brothers Lyle Jr., John, Thomas, William and Robert Beckley; sisters Patricia Fox, Margaret Watson and Pauline Steward; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 17 at Kahilu Town Hall, Waimea. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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David W. Smith

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Feb. 12, 2012
David W. Smith, 56, of Liberia, Costa Rica, a general contractor and chef, died in Liberia. He was born in Lancaster, Calif. He is survived by son Dannan, daughter Jillian Miyamura, former wife Judith Sisk and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. March 26 at St. Jude Church, Kapolei. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. at Kailua Beach Park, near boat ramp. Casual attire. No flowers.

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JAMES “JIM” “AL” ALVIAR SR.

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JAMES “JIM” “AL” ALVIAR SR.

Age 78, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away February 9, 2012 in Kailua. Born October 16, 1933 in Waimea, Kauai. Retired Gunnery Sergeant United States Marine Corps. Employed as a Corrections Educational Specialist at the Women’s Community Correctional Center. Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Fort Shafter Post 10276.

He is survived by wife, Carol L. Alviar; sons, Harlando (Natasha) La Madrid Jr., James (Cris) Alviar Jr., Daniel (Shannon) La Madrid; daughters, Jacy (Gregory) Campbell, Jodie (Heinere) Itchner, Jennifer (Keneke) Alviar; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Rose Alviar, Connie Travis, Juanita “Nita” (Anthony) Chandler.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (March 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Takeshi Tokunaga

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March 2, 2012
Takeshi “Toku” Tokunaga, 91, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Toshiko; son John N.; daughter Anne K.; brother Edward H.; sisters Haruye Fujii, Judith H. Tokunaga and Kazuye Kawachi; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Tina Ngo Tran

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March 2, 2012
Tina Ngo Tran, 62, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by mother Hai Thi Do, brothers Ty and Hill, and sisters Connie, Bebay, Tammy and Vicki Tran, and Lynn Ly. Services: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

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Ida Mae Wong

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Feb. 19, 2012
Ida Mae Wong, 95, of Hilo, a retired department manager at the former Robins, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ronald and Rodney, daughter Rochelle Dela Cruz, sister Gladys, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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