Archive for April 26th, 2012

LUCIO CORNELIO ACOB BARUT

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LUCIO CORNELIO ACOB BARUT

Age 80, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away April 4, 2012 in Aiea. Born Sept. 10, 1931 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of Zanjera De Ganagan, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

He is survived by wife, Esperanza R. Barut; sons, Camilo (Corazon) Barut, Felix (Emelita) Barut, Virgilio Barut, Lucio (Josephine) Barut; daughters, Irene (Pedro) Duldulao, Adelaida (Romero) Terencio, Norma (Virgilio) Dechavez, Cerelyn (Pedro) Bagcal, Gliceria (Felix) Ramones; sisters, Lina Constantino, Susana Bucsit; 32 granchildren; 10 great-grandchildren

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (May 1) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (May 2) at Resurrection of The Lord Church (94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio); Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

JOHN BENAURO BIGORNIA

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JOHN BENAURO
BIGORNIA

Age 87, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away March 30, 2012 in Honolulu. Born August 25, 1924 in Penarubia Banqued Abra, Philippines. John retired from Army & Air Force Exchange Service and a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. He served as a Philippines Scout in World War II.

He is survived by wife, Maria Q. Bigornia; sons, Reynaldo (Genara) Bigornia, Alexander (Girlie) Bigornia, Valentin (Lyndie) Bigornia, Danilo (Sally) Bigornia of TX; daughters, Myndah (Eduardo) Gaborno of WA, Laura Guillermo; brothers, Alfredo (Filomena) Bigornia, Joseph (Conchita) Bigornia; sisters, Teresita, Rosita, Florenda; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (April 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Tuesday (May 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Remy Cauton Cachola

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March 30, 2012
Remy Cauton Cachola, 65, of Ewa Beach, a Bank of Hawaii data entry clerk and a teacher in the Philippines, died in Wahiawa. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Ericson and Emil Siy; daughters Evelyn Pascual and Emma Siy; brothers Joseph, Amante and Jr Cauton; sisters Sally Cantorna, Justina Gifford, Corazon Zoleta and Estela Cauton; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Walter Gilbert Carlos

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April 3, 2012
Walter Gilbert Carlos, 88, of Waianae, retired owner of Carlos Dairy and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dinah; son Steven; daughters Diane McGill, Laverne Cox, Gayleen Botelho and Cynthia Cardus; parents Ganes and Mary; 15 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Karen Sue Choriki

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April 9, 2012
Karen Sue Choriki, 61, of Honolulu, a Touchdown Trucking office employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by stepmother Xuan. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Gertrude Yuk Jin Liu Chun

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March 29, 2012
Gertrude Yuk Jin Liu Chun, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center clerical receptionist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Darrell S.H.; daughters Pamela Chun and Cathy Haraguchi; brother Stanley Liu; sisters Amy Onekea, Ellen Chun, Nellie Lum and Eunice Hughes; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Margarita Llamido Comilang

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March 31, 2012
Margarita Llamido Comilang, 88, of Oakland, Calif., died in Oakland. She was born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rudy and Lito L., sister Priscilla Llamido, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Co-Cathedral, 712 N. School St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Joshua Lee Farrell

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April 19, 2012
Joshua Lee Farrell, 37, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by son Alexander C., father Francis, mother Ronna Chiaroni and brother Jason. Private services.

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Charles K.K. Fong

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April 13, 2012
Charles K.K. Fong, 96, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shizue “Betty”; son Glenn W.L.; daughter Linda F. Arima; brothers Clarence K.B., Leonard K.M., James K.B. and Kenneth K.S.; sisters Elizabeth F. Lim, Ella F. Lam, Vivian F. Lee, Audrey F. Vierra, Lorraine F. Lau and Mildred F. Fong; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward. Services: 11:30 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Violet Hulihee Goo

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April 18, 2012
Violet Hulihee Goo, 91, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Donald “Go’o”; daughters Geraldine “Gerri” Kapono and Paulette Goo-Haimoto; sisters Jean Ramirez, Jenny Vantilberge and Florence Apa; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Ruby Miyoko Goto

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April 11, 2012
Ruby Miyoko Goto, 76, of Kailua, a retired Dole Cannery office clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Edward T.; sons Bryan H., Daryl T., Loren H., Evan S. and Jarey Y.; daughter Taryn H.; sister Gladys Yamanoha; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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FRANCES BALBUENA GRAGAS

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FRANCES BALBUENA GRAGAS

Age 87, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away March 31, 2012 in Aiea. Born March 25, 1925 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by son, John C. Gragas Jr.; daughters, Theresa “Terry” Miyasato, Yolanda (Kaipo) Paris, June (Douglas) Ocreto, Velma (Eric) Okumura, Ann (Terry) Holdstock; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Stanley Balbuena, Gilbert Balbuena; sister, Clara Fredrickson.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (May 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Green Haven Cemetery (Kaneohe). Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Stanley Mitsuru Hirokawa

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April 8, 2012
Stanley Mitsuru Hirokawa, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Veterans Affairs office chief fiscal accountant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kay, sons Vance and Stacy, daughter Claire Scellato, brother Paul, sister Mary Sagawa and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Roberta Chizue Honda

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April 18, 2012
Roberta Chizue Honda, 73, of Lahaina, a retired store manager at Leola of Hawaii, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Russell and Vance; daughters Kaleimomi Brown and Alison Honda; mother Kimiko Figuerres; brother Cyril Figuerres; sisters Faith Ciriako, Lena Canoyer and Leola Vierra; 18 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jerrine Leilani Hunter

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April 15, 2012
Jerrine Leilani Hunter, 57, of Kapolei, a custodian at Barbers Point Navy Exchange and Cafeteria, died in Convalescent Care Center of Hawaii. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Agnes V., brother Jerry P. Jr., sisters Cherylann Aholelei and Lucy A.P.K. Mahelona, and hanai sister Deborah Pang-Chew. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Luman N. Nevels Jr.

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April 18, 2012
Luman N. Nevels Jr., 88, of Honolulu, an attorney, circuit judge in Hilo and a Navy veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Maine. He is survived by wife Mary Ann, son Joel, daughters Lali DeWolfe and Ranee Nevels, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Wounded Warriors Association or Salvation Army.

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Kazuyoshi Kikuchi

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April 4, 2012
Kazuyoshi Kikuchi, 93, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Wayne, Neil and Keith Kikuchi, and Santosha Sivam; daughter Karen; brother Lawrence; sister Masako Korenaga; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Setsuko Kitsutani

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April 19, 2012
Setsuko Kitsutani, 92, of Hilo,
a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Hiroshi, daughters Elaine Katahira and Aileen Kikuyama, sister Sharon Masukawa, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Betty Nobue Koyama

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April 5, 2012
Betty Nobue Koyama, 84 of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kahala. She is survived by brother Fred M. Sato and sisters Dorothy M. Poe, Alice M. Sakuda, May R. Hamamoto and Sarah K. Kagawa. Private services.

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Chieko Masuda

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March 25, 2012
Chieko Masuda, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Kuhio Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sisters Marjorie Miyasaki and Helen Sasamori. Private services.

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Dorothy Y. Miyake

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April 3, 2012
Dorothy Y. “Dot” Miyake, 102, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Howard, Alan and Dennis; sisters Joan Nakamura and Violet Nakamoto; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Mitsuo Murakami

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April 9, 2012
Mitsuo Murakami, also known as “Mike” and “Champ,” 85, of Kailua, owner of Michael’s Realty and Management, and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary “Molly,” daughters Stacia Muromachi and Heidi Yamaki, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Seie Oshiro

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April 6, 2012
Seie Oshiro, 94, of Pearl City, a retired Federal Aviation Administration welder and an Army veteran who served with the 100th Infantry Battalion, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Stephen and Avin, daughter Rochelle, sisters Tazuko Shiira and Miyoko Oato, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Alice Leilani Sebenoler Ostrowski

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April 22, 2012
Alice Leilani Sebenoler Ostrowski, 63, of Elida, Ohio, a Marimor workshop assistant, died in Lima Convalescent Home in Lima, Ohio. She was born on Schofield Barracks. She is survived by former husband James Z.; sons Jason A., Levi J., Cody I. Ostrowski, and George del Fierro; daughter Stacey Williams; brothers Patrick D. and Michael D. Sebenoler; sisters Elizabeth “Betty” Graham and Ann M. Smith; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services in Lima. Donations suggested to Marimor, 2450 Ada Road, Lima, OH 45801.

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Filimaua Joseph Pita

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April 11, 2012
Filimaua Joseph Pita, infant son of Ioane Fatu and Malo Pita of Pago Pago, American Samoa, died in Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle. He was born in Pago Pago. He is also survived by grandparents Kaiga and Peresitene Pita, and Filimaua Fatu. Services to be held in Pago Pago.

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Kathryn M. Premeaux

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April 7, 2012
Kathryn M. “Rusty” Premeaux, 62, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mark E. and Thomas A., brothers Ed and Alex Grantz, sister Kathleen Vasconcellos and three grandchildren. Private services and burial.

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Nannette Charlene Roberts

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April 18, 2012
Nannette Charlene Roberts, 62, of Kailua-Kona, a cashier at Walmart and manager at Tesoro in Kealakekua, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Vallejo, Calif. She is survived by husband Jerry; daughters Yvette Guy, Paulette Paulich and Charlette Varron; brothers Michael and Nicholas O’Dell; sisters Midgie Williams and Lonnie Smith; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hiroshi Saito

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April 10, 2012
Hiroshi Saito, 77, of Aiea, a retired welder, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brother James T. and sisters Asako Saito, Edith K. Saito-Goya, Amy K. Hjortsvang and Florence M. Sandell. Private services.

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Sally Kazue Saito

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April 22, 2012
Sally Kazue Saito, 82, of Wailuku, a retired Royal Lahaina Resort waitress, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Randy, daughters Lea Williams and Mei Santos, sister Betty Adlawan, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Frank Kaoru Sakato

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April 13, 2012
Frank Kaoru Sakato, 89, of Honolulu, a state Department of Health Sanitation Branch supervisor and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the Military Intelligence Service, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Jo Ann M., brother Tommy and sisters Catherine K. Sakato and Roseline T. Kondo. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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