Archive for March 16th, 2012

Genoveva Garin Agustin

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Feb. 18, 2012
Genoveva Garin “Esca” Agustin, 84, of Kapolei died in Aiea. She was born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Jimmy; daughters Guillerma A. Garcia and Gemma A. Heinz; brother Doming Garin; sisters Aning Lahambra, Iday Celestino, Marcing Uy and Tinay Flores; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Lillian M. Carvalho

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Feb. 24, 2012
Lillian M. Carvalho, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gerald, Rodney and Wallace; daughter Barbara Vause; brothers James and William Souza; sister Blanche Correz; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Catholic prayer: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Susan F. Cheney-O’Byrne

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March 10, 2012
Susan F. Cheney-O’Byrne, 65, of Kailua, a health care executive, died in Honolulu. She was born in Dallas, Pa. She is survived by daughters Megan A. Shea and Catherine L. Cheney-O’Byrne, brother Roger Cheney, sister Barbara Schulte and two grandchildren. Services to be announced at a later date. Donations suggested to Hawaii Public Radio.

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Herbert Chung

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Feb. 22, 2012
Herbert “Yobo” Chung, 84, of Lihue, an Army veteran and a retired employee of Global Associates in Kwajalein, died in Kauai Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Herbert A., Michael A., Richard A., Edwin D. and Louis K.; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Cesar Jambaro Dela Cruz

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March 2, 2012
Cesar Jambaro “Boy” Dela Cruz, 46, of Honolulu, owner of Dela Cruz Yard Services, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Felomina P.; sons Aldrine Pinaroc and Virgel Z. Dela Cruz; daughter Valerie; parents Virgilio and Manuela; brothers Reynaldo, Ruben and Henry; and sisters Imelda Cabe, Tracy Dela Cruz, Leonora Ramos and Elsa Macalutas. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Program: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Irma Marie Uilani Freitas

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Feb. 17, 2012
Irma Marie Uilani Freitas, 61, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker, child care provider and salesclerk, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by son Roy, daughters Maediene Freitas-Takaki and Joeliene Schutte, brothers Prentiss and Bobby Ellis, 14 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. March 24 at the Schutte family residence, 64-5073 Mana Road, Waimea. Services: 10 a.m.

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MAGNOLIA “MAGGIE” LUPO GONGOB

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MAGNOLIA “MAGGIE” LUPO GONGOB

Age 82, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away February 11, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born July 9, 1929 in Waialua, Hawaii.

She is survived by sons, Joseph Gongob, Kenneth (Elena) Gongob; daughters, Vani (Wayne) Clarose, Rosalie (Sonny) Morales; 8 grand-children; 8 great-grandchildren; brother, John Alves.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (March 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

Howard Jeffrey Hutchings

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Feb. 23, 2012
Howard Jeffrey Hutchings, 47, of Honolulu, self-employed, will be remembered 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Kaimana Beach (San Souci Beach). He was born in Stocksund, Sweden. He is survived by parents Howard E. and Jennie L., brother Keith and sisters Korey Halsch and Erica Hutchings. Services: 11:30 a.m. Potluck and fellowship to follow.

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Dr. Elmer C. Johnson

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DR ELMER C. JOHNSON

Prominent physician, passed away February 14, 2012 in Honolulu at the age of 91. He practiced medicine in Hawaii for over 50 years, and was retired from the Honolulu Medical Group.
He is survived by wife, Lila, sons Robert and Christopher, daughters Susan Bertrand and Kathleen Blomquist, brother Robert and sister Eleanor Barber.
Memorial service to be held 4:00 pm, Sunday March 18 at the Church of the Holy Nativity. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Fund.

Thomas Madison Key Jr.

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March 1, 2012
Thomas Madison “Guy” Key Jr., 44, of Waianae died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Thomas M. III and Taisen; daughter Madison K.; stepfather Gabriel Brown; brothers Leman Key and Cal Ganutan; sisters Lori, Lola and Kellie R. Key, and Loretta Damas; nine stepbrothers; two stepsisters; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. March 31 at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, 89-235 Pua Ave., off Haleakala Avenue. Services to follow. Casual attire.

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William Alexander Waters Jr.

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Feb. 24, 2012
William Alexander Waters Jr., 89, of Hilo, a retired district superintendent of Kauai, Windward Oahu and Hawaii County schools and member of the Board of Education, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian K., sons William and Jonah, daughter Kehaulani “Koko” Vogel, brother Morris B. and six grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Sing Lee

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SING LEE

Age 89 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away March 7, 2012 in Kuakini Medical Center. Born Dec. 13, 1922 in Canton, China.

He is survived by Son, Andrew (Wendy) Lee; Daughters, Pui Han (Heong On) Lee, Pui Ling (Raymond) Cheong, Alice (Fred) Morikawa
Connie Tsui; 9 Grandchildren; 5 Great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (3/20) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m Burial 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Aloha Attire, Flowers Welcome.

Amelia Faye Leonillo

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March 10, 2012
Amelia Faye Leonillo, 58, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by brother Marcom and sisters Arlene and Audrey Leonillo, and Anita Tacderas. Private services.

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Mildred Namiko De Mattos

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March 9, 2012
Mildred Namiko “Millie” De Mattos, 67, of Hilo, a homemaker and former licensed practical nurse at the former Hilo Hospital, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Edward Jr., sons Allen and Wayne, daughter Lisa Ann Lucas, sister Darlene Martin and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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WILLIAM “WILLIE” “BILL” MUNAR

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WILLIAM “WILLIE” “BILL” MUNAR

Age 83, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away February 29, 2012 in Aiea. Born September 8, 1928 in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired SFC U.S. Army as a band leader. A letter
carrier with the U.S. Postal Service. A member of the Royal Hawaiian Band.

He is survived by sons, Dwayne Munar, Wesley Munar, Kevin Munar, Dudley (Sandi) Munar; daughters, Rosella (Joseph) Tabarejo, Stephanie (Terry) Yeager, Joanna Munar; brothers, Benjamin Munar, Wilfred Munar; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (March 20) at St. Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

George Wasuke Nagamine

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Jan. 30, 2012
George Wasuke “Wuck” Nagamine, 82, of Ewa, a retired federal quality evaluation laboratory electrical engineer for the U.S. Department of the Navy and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Helen S.; son Burt K.; daughters Lei Sakamoto, Lori Shimao and Lisa Wall; sisters Carol Shimabukuro and Haruko Oshiro; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Katsuyoshi Nishimura

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Jan. 25, 2012
Katsuyoshi “Kats” Nishimura, 86, of Ventura, Calif., a retired civil engineer for the Navy at Port Hueneme and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the Military Intelligence Service, died in California. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kim, son Ken, daughter Lyn and sister Masayo Fujikami. Private services.

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Kirra Lynette Oakley

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March 10, 2012
Kirra Lynette Oakley, infant daughter of Christopher and Marisela Oakley of Wahiawa, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by grandparents Marisela R. Reza, Juan R. Hernandez, Rodney D. Oakley and Anne-Marie Bader. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at Schofield Barracks Chapel.

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Soledad “Soling” Felaire Presto

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SOLEDAD “SOLING” FELAIRE PRESTO

Age 92 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away February 19, 2012 in Aiea. Born February 27, 2012 in San Felipe, Zambales,Philippines.

She is survived by Son, Melecio F. (Ester) Presto Jr.;
Daughters,Anita P. Matito Clarita P. (Marcelo) Reyes, Purita P. (Brigido) Yago, Lerma P. (Rolando) Malacas; 21 Grandchildren; 36 Great-grandchildren; 8 Great-great-grandchildren; Brother, Ernesto F. (Priscilla) Felaire; Sisters, Leonida F. Rosete Encarnacion F. (Leonardo) Abayan

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (March 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:15 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday (March 22) at St Philomena Church; (3300 Ala Laulani Pl., Salt Lake) Mass 11 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park
Casual Attire. Flower Welcome.

Agustin Ocampo Reyes

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Feb. 13, 2012
Agustin Ocampo Reyes, 82, of Mililani, a Kalani Garden Apartments and Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary groundskeeper, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Zambales, Philippines. He is survived by sons Manuel and Alfredo; daughters Nida Rodrigues, and Amelia, Rosita and Elvira Reyes; brother Benito Luy; sisters Rosario Espiritu and Josefina Sy; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ruth Tsuyoko Saito

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Feb. 8, 2012
Ruth Tsuyoko Saito, 92, of Mililani, a retired meat packer at Hilo Meat, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons James and Wayne, daughter Lorraine Yonashiro, sisters Sachiko Ogi and Shinobu Toba, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Rodney T. Sardinha

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March 10, 2012
Rodney T. Sardinha, 70, of Wailuku died. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Randy; brothers Louis, Thomas and Stanley; and sisters Roseline Joaquin, Nancy Gouto and Katherine Nishida. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Toshiharu Togami

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Feb. 9, 2012
Toshiharu “James” Togami, 87, of Aiea, a retired Associated Steel Ltd. steelworker, died in Aiea. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Mitsue; sons Wesley, Dwayne and Dwight; daughters Angela “Angie” Naito and Alice Ohta; brother George; sisters Helen Fujimoto and Mitsue Abe; and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Richard Shigeo Uyemura

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March 13, 2012
Richard Shigeo “Dick” Uyemura, 90, of Honolulu, a retired McCabe Powers manufacturers representative and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company M, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys H., daughter Susan E. Uemura, brother George H. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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CHARLES S.Y. YEE

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CHARLES S.Y. YEE

Age 91, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away March 1, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born February 18, 1921 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired Federal Aviation Administration, Ham Operator,
fisherman, and love to travel.

He is survived by wife, Ernestine L. Yee; brother, Walter (Ursula) Yee; sisters, Gwendolyn (Raymond) Leong, Angeline Kau, May (Herman) Nii, Nannette (Norman) Koga, Nancy Yee, Clara Yee.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (March 21) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran