Archive for March 18th, 2012

Frances Kwai Heong Costa Ayres

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Feb. 27, 2012
Frances Kwai Heong Costa Ayres, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired pantry worker at Pagoda and Liberty House, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Koolaupoko. She is survived by sons Kerence, Kevin and Brian Ah You; daughters Christine Ah You and Roxanne Perriera; brother Abraham Costa Ayres; sisters Janice Smith, Marilyn Quemado, Leslie Ferriera and Mona Hawkins; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Alfredo Umarog Basig

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March 13, 2012
Alfredo Umarog “Pedong” Basig, 69, of Kahului, a participant in Maui Economic Opportunity’s Senior Community Service Employment Program assigned at Hale Mahaolu Elua, died. He was born in Batac City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Trinidad C., sons Audie and Rizalino, daughter Divina G. Taroma, sister Brigida Duldulao and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Church. Services: 7 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Saturnino Polinar Bulac

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Feb. 26, 2012
Saturnino Polinar “Tony” Bulac, 91, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Bohol, Philippines. He is survived by wife Emetrilita; stepsons Franco, Edwin and Edgar Del Rosario; stepdaughter Maria Penzien; brother Eugene; and sisters Felisa and Sophia. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Florencio Marquez Cadiente

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March 4, 2012
Florencio Marquez Cadiente, 92, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar machinist, died in Waipahu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Consolacion, son John, daughters Maria Polt and Eileen Cadiente, brother Isabelo and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Richard Masaaki Chinen

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March 7, 2012
Richard Masaaki Chinen, 87, of Makawao, Maui, a retired U.S. government warehouse foreman, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Henry, daughter Mary Camanse, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Robert DeRego

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March 11, 2012
Robert DeRego, 84, of Paia, Maui, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Paia. He is survived by son Robert J., daughter Donna M. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Charles H. Dole

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March 10, 2012
Charles H. Dole, 97, of Honolulu, a retired trust officer and retired sailing coach at the University of Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Charles H. Jr., daughters Elizabeth D. Hughes and Bird D. McIver, sister Barbara D. Larsen, four grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Services to be held in June at the Waikiki Yacht Club. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii sailing team.

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Eugene Minoru Eguchi

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March 2, 2012
Eugene Minoru Eguchi, 92, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii State Public Library System library technician and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 100th Infantry Battalion, Company A, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Takeko “Ella,” daughters Joan Castberg and Lois Eguchi, sister Ann and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Claudette Norma Ventura Enriques

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March 15, 2012
Claudette Norma Ventura Enriques, 73, of Wailuku, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by husband George P., sons Peter and Steven, daughter Lei Fagan, brothers Arnold and Robert Ventura, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Vivian ” Ma” Fukushima

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VIVIAN “MA” FUKUSHIMA

Age 101 of Wahiawa, Hawaii passed away March 3, 2012 in
Wahiawa. Born January 9, 2011 in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii.
Vivian was a member of the Wahiawa Hongwanji.

She is survived by Son, Tom Fukushima; Daughters, Lillian Higa, Jean Fukushima, Faye Takara; Sister, Betty Hollingsworth; 15 Grandchildren; 26 Great-grandchildren; 9 Great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. Thursday (March 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m.Casual Attire.
No flowers, please

Teruo Goma

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March 2, 2012
Teruo Goma, 93, of Honokaa, Hawaii, an Army veteran who served with the 100th Battalion and a retired proprietor of Uptown Barber Shop in Honokaa, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua care facility. He was born in Waimea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hayame, sons Raymond and Michael, daughter Elaine and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Honokaa Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers.

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MATSUKO KAIZAWA IGAWA

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MATSUKO KAIZAWA IGAWA

Age 94, of Honolulu, passed away February 9, 2012 in Aiea. Born January 18, 1918 in Pahoa, Hawaii.

She is survived by sons, Dennis (Camille) Igawa, Lance (Valarie) Igawa; daughters, Louise (Daniel) Miura, Kathleen (Joe) Sawaguchi; sister, Tomi K. Knaefler; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grand-children.

Private Services were held.

Tadashi Igawa

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Feb. 24, 2012
Tadashi “Jack” Igawa, 99, of Aiea, a self-employed general contractor, died in Aiea. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by son Neal, daughters Linda Shiraishi and Janice Tsukimura, sister Haruko Moritsugu and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Ray Yadao Ines

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Feb. 6, 2012
Ray Yadao Ines, 68, of Kaneohe, a retired Masons of Hawaii construction laborer, died in Kailua. He was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Danielle, son Randy, daughter Rodelia “Del” Ines-Lynn, brother Constante, sister Juliana Ines-Yadao, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Stephen Robert Correa Jr.

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March 4, 2012
Stephen Robert Correa Jr., 46, of Kahului, a former deputy sheriff and adult corrections officer on Maui, and an Army Special Forces retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Terri-Ann U. Funes-Correa, son Andrew, daughters Meletaumoe and Samantha, stepsons Braedon Sniffen and Bryceton Morreira, stepdaughter Brianna Perry and parents Stephen Sr. and Victoria. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Church. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Toshiaki Kawasaki

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March 14, 2012
Toshiaki “Toshi” Kawasaki, 79, of Hilo, a retired elementary school teacher who taught for most of his career at Hilo Union School, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yasue, son Kevin, daughter Kathy Saruwatari, sisters Alison Kita and Naomi Abe, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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THOMAS TOSHIO KAZAMA

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THOMAS TOSHIO KAZAMA

Age 96, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away November 19, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born October 22, 1915 in Waialua, Hawaii. Thomas was a retired field supervisor with Waialua Sugar Plantation.

He is survived by sons, Thomas K. (Harriet) Kazama, Frederick (Pamela) Kazama PH.D of Mass., Rodney (Sharon) Kazama, M.D., Ross (Marjorie) Kazama, Esq.; brother, Francis (Nancy) Kazama; sister, Betsy Park of CA; sister-in-law, Faith Kurooka; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; numerous
nieces & nephews.

Private services were held.

Yukiye Kamitaki Komo

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Feb. 22, 2012
Yukiye Kamitaki Komo, 86, of Wailuku died in Wailuku. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Richard R.; son Lawrence; daughters Jacqueline Murai, Susan Kim and Karen Cooper; sister Matsuko Mizoguchi; and 11 grandchildren. Private services.

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Walter Kimo Lindley

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Feb. 9, 2012
Walter Kimo Lindley, 57, of Wahiawa, a landscaper and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Duane K. Taguacta; brothers William A. Sorge, Mark Lindley and Jessie Lindley Sr.; sisters Geri Lindley and Leianne Farrelly; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Haleiwa, 66-415 Haleiwa Road. Services: 10:30 a.m. Lunch and scattering of ashes to follow at Haleiwa Beach Park, Puena Point. Boat departure: 1 p.m.

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Donald Arthur Lubitz

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March 2, 2012
Donald Arthur “Don” Lubitz of Honolulu, a retired sales representative at International Correspondence School, died in Honolulu. He was also former director of graphics services and a professor at the University of Hawaii, and an Army veteran. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by wife Rose. Gathering: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1404 University Ave. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and/or School, 1404 University Ave., Honolulu, HI 96822.

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LEONORA “NORA” J. MARTIN

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LEONORA “NORA” J. MARTIN

Age 87 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away February 25, 2012 in Honolulu. Born October 26, 1924 in Honokaa, Hawaii. Nora was a retired garment factory employee. She was a member of the Moanalua Senior Citizens Club.

She is survived by Sons, Franklin (Tammy) Martin, Frank (Loida) Villegas of S.D., Diego Cadiente, Jr., Rogelio (Kathy) Cadiente; Daughters, Penny (Calvin) Chung, Marie (Nestor) Suguitan; Brother, Domian (Loretta) Seina; 22 Grandchildren; 44 Great-grandchildren; 9 Great-great- grandchildren.

Visitation 9:45 a.m. Thursday (March 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:45 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

Kiyoko Matsunaga

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Feb. 27, 2012
Kiyoko Matsunaga, 84, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by husband Noboru, son Eric, sisters Ann Kamimura and Florence Toyama, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Amy Fumie Mishina

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March 1, 2012
Amy Fumie Mishina, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Corp. secretary, died. She was born in Waikapu, Maui. She is survived by daughters Glenna Wong and Tamy Maruya, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Shigehiro Morikami

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March 13, 2012
Shigehiro “Pake” Morikami, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Base police officer and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the Military Intelligence Service, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen and sister Ellen Freitas. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John Albert Nascimento

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March 12, 2012
John Albert “Jack” Nascimento, 95, of Kailua, a retired assistant general manager at Honolulu Iron Works and former Hawaii sales representative at Standard Steel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Albert “Roy,” daughter Marlene Santiago, six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Stephen Church, 2747 Pali Highway, Honolulu. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Dale Puipui Phillips

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Feb. 28, 2012
Dale Puipui “Pui” Phillips, 42, of Hana, Maui, a Maui County employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hana. He is survived by mother Joycelene U., brother David L., sister Jaydene U. Phillips-Tehiva and stepbrother Martin Hill. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hana Branch. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Puu O Kahaula Cemetery, Hana. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Francisco Castillo Ricardo

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March 11, 2012
Francisco Castillo Ricardo, 83, of Kahului, a Westin Hotel retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Corazon, daughters Lolita Acob and Clarita Esteban, brother Benjamin, 11 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Garden of Meditation, Wailuku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Frank William Simutis

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Feb. 8, 2012
Frank William Simutis, 81, of Mililani, a retired Marine Corps major, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Helen U., daughter Ruth Ann Nowak, brother Raymond Zilinski, sisters Gerri Maeder and Sandy Francis, and a grandchild. Private services. Condolences may be sent to sister-in-law Vi Indie, 241-A Kihapai St., Kailua, HI 96734. Donations suggested to Children’s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115.

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Leon Alegre Bala Sr.

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March 6, 2012
Leon Alegre Bala Sr., 88, of Pearl City, a retired Army and Air Force Exchange Service supervisor and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Pacita, son Leon Jr., daughters Salma Talukder and Alma Bala, and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Oliver Harold Cummings Sr.

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March 2, 2012
Oliver Harold Cummings Sr., 82, of Kahului, a retired Wailuku Post Office custodian and postal carrier, and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by sons Oliver H. Jr., Keith K. and Cross H.; daughter Lynnette K. Souza; brother Melvin D. Sr.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward. Services at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballard familymortuaries.com.

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