Archive for March 21st, 2012

FRANCES KWAI HEONG COSTA AYRES

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FRANCES KWAI HEONG COSTA AYRES
October 15, 1941

70, of Kaneohe, passed away at home on February 27, 2012. She is survived by mother Ah Wan Costa Ayres; sons Kerence Ah You, Kevin Ah You, Brian Ah You; daughters Christine Ah You, Roxanne Perreira; brother; Abraham Costa; sisters Janice Smith, Marilyn Quemado, Leslie Ferreira and Mona Hawkins; eleven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation from 10:00 AM on Friday, March 23, 2012 at Hawaiian Memorial Park, funeral service 11:00 AM. Casual attire. No flowers. Scattering of ashes on March 31, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Oha Place, Kaneohe, HI. Celebration of life to follow at 45-432 Meakaua St., Kaneohe, HI.

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 mother Ah Wan Costa Ayres; sons Kerence, Kevin and Brian Ah You; daughters Christine Ah You and Roxanne Perreira; brother Abraham Costa Ayres; sisters Janice Smith, Marilyn Quemado, Leslie Ferreira and Mona Hawkins; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. March 31 at Oha Place, Kaneohe. Celebration of life at noon at Meakaua Street. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Mollie Leilani Bishop

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March 15, 2012
Mollie Leilani Bishop, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Charleen Towne and Fiona Robinson, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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William Carl Bruhn

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WILLIAM CARL BRUHN

Aged 84, of Pleasant Hills, CA, passed peacefully March 8th, 2012 with his family by his side. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired Detective with the Honolulu Police Dept.
He is survived by wife Gwendolyn, daughters Lynette (Steve) Sousa, Carla (Ken) Jones, Nola (Richard) Faria; sons Kurt Bruhn and Hans (Margo) Bruhn; sister Lois Hildreth; 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Visitation 9:45 am March 30th, 2012 at St. Johns Vianney Parish in Kailua, O’ahu. Mass 10:45am, Reception 12 noon. Aloha Attire. In lieu of of flowers please share your favorite memory of William Bruhn. Condolences and memories can be directed to Williambruhn@att.net

Glenn Keola DePonte

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March 16, 2012
Glenn Keola DePonte, 58, of Kahului, a carpenter, died. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by mother Karen Vida, brother Paul A. and sister Leeannda. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kenkichi Hashimoto

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March 19, 2012
Kenkichi “Bilson” Hashimoto, 79, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired truck driver at the former Kau Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Glen and Vince Hashimoto, and Crispin “Jr” and Larry Navarro; daughters Velma Kekoa, Darlene “Lingis” and Candy Hashimoto, and Rose Marie, Rose Mary “Piki” and Deanna Navarro; stepsons Jerry, Jesse and Blaine Navarro, and Duane Breithaupt; stepdaughters Shannon Flores, Ruth Fernandez, Roseanne Yokoyama, Elvira Paiva and Annie Navarro; hanai son Luigi Nunziata; brothers Susumu and Charles “Kenzo”; sisters Suzuko Yamamoto and Sandra Saiki; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Naalehu Hongwanji Hall. All-night vigil to follow at his residence, 96-1255 Hinano St., Pahala. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the hall. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Eston Kong Hoong Look

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Feb. 23, 2012
Eston Kong Hoong Look, 59, of Honolulu, an S & K Sales Co. sales merchandiser and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Walton K.P.C. and sisters Miriam L.W. Sarae, Sylvian L.U. Kouchi and Carolyn L.C. Kuwana. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Nancy Yoshie Lum

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March 5, 2012
Nancy Yoshie Lum, 82, of Maile, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stuart and Curtis, daughter Lora Young, brothers Richard and Tug, sister Doris Uyeda and six grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. March 28 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Dr. Howard Gady, M.D.

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DR. HOWARD
GADY, M.D.

In loving memory of devoted husband and father Dr. Howard Gady, M.D. (age 81) of Kaneohe, Hawaii who passed away on Sunday March 18, 2012 in Kailua, Oahu. He was born July 1, 1930 in the Bronx, NY July 1, 1930 to Benjamin Gady and Ida (Cohen) Gady. He was a graduate of Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music and Art in New York and went on to receive a Master’s degree in music from University of Arizona. He became a band instructor with the Camden, NJ school system and then was drafted into the US Army during the Korean War and was stationed at Camp Zama, Japan. After his service he obtained a degree in pharmacy from Rutgers University in 1959. After managing as a pharmacist and owning his own pharmacy business in San Diego, CA he pursued a medical degree, graduating from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico in 1973. He completed his residency at Kuakini Hospital and obtained employment at Pearl Harbor Shipyard Naval Health Clinic Hawaii as their Occupational Medicine Physician giving 37+ years of dedicated government service. Throughout his life he maintained an interest in music and became a self-taught expert in jade jewelry. He is survived by his wife May, daughter Koralee Gady Asbee, son Barrett Gady and six grandchildren. Memorial service to be held at Castle Hospital Chapel in Kailua from 11-12 am on 3/24/12, casual dress. In lieu of flowers and cards, please donate in his name to either Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Arts
(www.laguardiahs.org/home.html) or National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
(www.ninds.nih.gov/aboutninds/giftfund.htm).

Beverly Ann Curtis Manini

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March 14, 2012
Beverly Ann Curtis Manini, 79, of Waimea, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph P. Sr.; sons Joseph Jr., Elwood and Eben; daughters Yvonne Keoho, Erna Kamibayashi, Clorinda Manini-Fiso and Bonnyjean Manini; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaheo Ward, 2-2354 Kaumualii Highway. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Maureen Frances Murray

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March 18, 2012
Maureen Frances Murray, 66, of Kihei, Maui, a retired medical assistant, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in New York City. She is survived by husband the Rev. Austin B.; sons David, Brian and Christian Savage, and Austin Murray; daughter Jeanmarie Stegman; brother Robert Delaney; and five grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Episcopal Church by the Sea, 100 Kulanihakoi St., Kihei. Fellowship to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joanne T. Nakagawa

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Jan. 23, 2012
Joanne T. Nakagawa, 56, of Waipahu, a Matson Navigation employee, died in Seattle. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Jarrett Ozaki and son Brandon K. Bailey. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Wallace Asaji Oba

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Feb. 18, 2012
Wallace Asaji Oba, 71, of Norwalk, Calif., a retired Hudd Distribution Services Inc. customer sales representative, died at home. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Nobue, brothers Harold and Ronald, and sister Vivian Lee. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Helen Y.G. Pang

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Feb. 26, 2012
Helen Y.G. Pang, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Grandel, Brennan, Derrick and Myron; daughter Carla L. Fujimoto; sister Annie Chun; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Frederick G. Perry

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FREDERICK G. PERRY

Frederick G. Perry, 87, of Medford, OR passed away on March 15 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hawaii on 11/11/24, he was employed as a sheet metal worker at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy (Pimento), 5 children, 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; 2 brothers and 1 sister. Services and burial were in Medford, OR on March 19.

Meggan Marie Pharmer

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March 17, 2012
Meggan Marie Pharmer, 26, of Lahaina, a lead coffee maker at Starbucks Marriott Ocean Club, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Worland, Wyo. She is survived by fiance Justin Mitchell; daughter Hana Amr Ayad, known as Hana S.; parents Todd and Stephanie; sister Natacia Pachico; and grandparents Marcia Pharmer, and Russell and Beverly Dooley. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Wailuku Union Church. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Harry Alexander Phillips

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Feb. 5, 2012
Harry Alexander Phillips, also known as “Al” and “Alec,” 88, of Honolulu, a retired Nordic Construction carpenter and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Larraine Sinclair, sister Rachael Silva and a grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church, 1117 Koko Head Ave., Honolulu. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Albert “Regi” R. Regidor

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ALBERT “REGI” R. REGIDOR

Age 71 of Kailua Kona, Hawaii passed away February 11, 2012 in Kona. Born March 1, 1940 in Paauilo, Hawaii. A retired safety training supervisor at Honolulu Gas Company serving 40 + years. A U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by Wife, Stella J. Regidor of Kona; Son, Nathan Regidor; Daughter, Natalie Regidor; 2 Grandchildren; Brothers, Moke (Reba) Regidor of Kona, Earl (Amy) Regidor of Kona; Sisters, Mary Lee, Ilima (Scott) Fujimoto of Honokaa.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday (March 24) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu) Memorial Service 9:30 a.m. Casual Attire. Flower lei welcome.

Ted Adams Ross

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March 17, 2012
Ted Adams Ross, 88, of Hilo, a retired Pacific Telephone central communications operator and a veteran of the Coast Guard and Navy during World War II, died at home. He was born in Point Richmond, Calif. He is survived by wife Lorrayne, sons Terrance A. and Dennis A., five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Glad Tidings Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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John Robert “Ding” Cavaco Sr.

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JOHN ROBERT “DING” CAVACO SR.

71, of Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii passed away Friday, February 3, 2012 at Castle Medical Center surrounded by his family. Born December 18, 1940 to Alice Mahoe and Darrell Cavaco. John was a life-long resident of Kailua and graduate of Kailua High School. He retired as a heavy equipment operator with the Operating Engineers Local 3 and was a dedicated retired employee of Delta Construction Company after many years of service. John loved his machines and was well known and respected for his skill and expertise operating heavy equipment. John also had a strong love for the ocean and was a long time canoe paddler, coach, and mentor for Kailua, Lanikai, and Kai-Oni canoe clubs and participated in the Molokai Hoe canoe races crossing the channel 28 times and 2 additional times solo by kayak. John enjoyed golfing and was a member of various golf clubs. Most of all, John will be remembered fondly for being a trusted friend and especially as a dearly loved husband, father, papa, and great-papa, brother and brother-in-law who could often be found enjoying himself with his family doing everything and anything they were doing. John is survived by his wife of 52 years Kathi Cavaco, daughter Ann Gonsalves (Kimo), son John “John-boy” Cavaco Jr. (Melonie), daughter Corey Huihui (Black), Malia Peters (Tony), grandchildren Heather Ho, Keala Huihui-White, Kaiena Huihui, Keoni Cavaco, Lucas Gonsalves, Carli Huihui, Katheryne Huihui, Kimberly Cavaco, Noah Staggs, Keonaona Peters, great-grandchildren Kamo’i and Makua Huihui-White, Halena Ho, siblings Leota Souza (John), Alberta Sanders (James), Darrell “Nicky” Cavaco (Queenie), Elizabeth “Betty” Duarte (Donald), Charlie Wills, Rawlins Wills (Rhonda), Marnette Acfalle (James), Wayne Wills (Debbie), Louise Lee (Robert), May Laverne Poi, David Tagupa (Leona), brother-in-law Bill Brye (Anne), hanai son William Brown, and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends who grew up with the family. Celebration of life to be held Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Kailua Beach Park pavilion near the boat ramp. Visitation 9:30am – Service 10:30am. Paddle out and scattering of ashes immediately following service. Flowers for ho’okupu welcome. Parking will be available at Lanikai Elementary School until 4:00pm.

Antonio Baltero Nartatez Sr.

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ANTONIO BALTERO NARTATEZ SR.

Age 95 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away February 22, 2012 in Honolulu. Born June 26, 1916 in Philippines. Retired from Dole Company in Lanai City.

He is survived by Sons, Pedro (Janeette) Nartatez, Benjamin (Peregrina) Nartatez, Cipriano (Magdalena) Nartatez, Antonio (Delia) Nartatez Jr.; Daughters, Teresita Nartatez, Roberta Nartatez Ben; 17 Grandchildren; 19 Great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday (March 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (March 27) at St Philomena Church; (3300 Ala-Laulani Pl., Salt Lake) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Abraham Toro

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March 10, 2012
Abraham Toro, 84, of Prescott, Ariz., formerly of Kailua, died in Prescott. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Margaret; sons Steven, Gary and Jeffery; daughters Bernie, Roxanne and Janine; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Church, 148 Makawao St., Kailua. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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