Archive for May 4th, 2012

Donald D. Anfinson

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April 5, 2012
Donald D. Anfinson, 73, of Aiea, a Navy retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Nevada, Iowa. He is survived by wife Helena, son Darren, daughter Donna Yoshida, sister Dolores Williams and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Patricia Chamberlain

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April 28, 2012
Patricia “Pat” Chamberlain, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by sons Robert and William, daughter Susan J., a grandchild and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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CHARLOTTE MARIE CHINCIO

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CHARLOTTE M. CHINCIO
July 18, 1948-April 2, 2012

Mother, Sister, Daughter, Friend. Retired Leilehua High School Security. Her quick witted humor, positive attitude, and honest and open heart will be greatly missed.

Charlotte will be honored on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Services will be held at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Visitation at 8:30am, Service at 10:00am, with burial to follow at 11:00am at Mililani Memorial Park.

JOSEPH “JOSE” G. GAOIRAN

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JOSEPH “JOSE” G. GAOIRAN

Age 57, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away April 26, 2012 in Pearl City. Born March 19, 1955 in Brgy 39, Pasiocan, Bacauu, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Previously worked for Pan Asiatic Travel & Tours as a airport representative and travel agent.

He is survived by wife, Maria Victoria Canoza Gaoiran; daughters, Jennifer Gaoiran, (Mendel Corpuz) De Los Santos, Jacqueline Canoza Gaoiran & Jim Agsalda Leano, Joy Gaoiran (ClintonJames) Redel; sons, Jeffrey Canoza (Aiza Castillo) Gaoiran, Joseph Bernard Cabrera, Joseph Timothy Cabrera; brother, Narciso Gaoiran (Jennifer Reyes) Gaoiran; sisters, Natividad Gaoiran (Hipolito “Danilo”) Agustin, Leonila Gaoiran (Johnny) Sabug, Fe Gaoiran (Francisco) Dumlao, Joenalyn Gaoiran (Wendell) Miguel, Lani Gaoiran (Jesse) Ulep, Grace Gaoiran (Daniel) Piena; 4 grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 9) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday (May 10) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Elizabeth Pomaikai Gilkey

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April 19, 2012
Elizabeth Pomaikai Gilkey, 85, of Waipahu, formerly of Kailua-Kona, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Patrick and Timothy K.; daughters Patricia Celebrado, Charla Vasconcellos, Jaquelyn-Nani Gilkey and Cherie Oquendo; brother David Kalu-hiwa; sister Elizabeth Chamberlain; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Raina Jan Kakuno

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April 30, 2012
Raina Jan Kakuno, 35, of Honolulu, a Hawaii State Federal Credit Union collector, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Blanche Arakaki and Lance Kakuno, stepfather Frank Arakaki, stepmother Geri, brother Ryan, sister Phyllis Arakaki and grandfather Tamotsu Nakamura. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Joseph Maurice Kanoa

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April 14, 2012
Joseph Maurice Kanoa, 86, of Aina Haina, an Amfac Inc. and Devoe Paint Co. employee and Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by sons Maurice-Wayne, Lyle and J. Marvin; brother Mervin; sisters Juliet Aiu, Lorraine Like and Ellen Young; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Regina Agoo Lagundino

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April 27, 2012
Regina Agoo Lagundino, 87, of Kealia, Kauai, a care home operator, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughters Esther Tunac and Ruth Stemo, sister Martina Semana, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Kapaa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Fanny Lou Lilly

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March 31, 2012
Fanny Lou Lilly, 81, of Pahala, Hawaii, a schoolteacher and Neighborhood Justice Center of Honolulu mediator, died. She was born in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. She is survived by son Thaddeus J., daughter Meghan Yeats, brother Jack G. Harrington, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, pending.`

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Nemecio Juan Macasio

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April 5, 2012
Nemecio Juan Macasio, 88, of Wahiawa, a retired Nahua Apartments landscaper, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Nancy M.; sons James and Clayton; daughters Nadeen Aleviado, Norine Goas, Anafe Emerick, Brenda Ruiz, Karen and Kimberly Macasio and Shintel Popp; brothers Juan, Florendo and Elijio; sisters Cresencia Gayya, Violeta Galing and Petronila Gonzales; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and noon Wednesday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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PETER SHINSUKE MAYESHIRO

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PETER SHINSUKE MAYESHIRO

Age 79, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away March 31, 2012 in Honolulu. Born June 15, 1932 in Waianae, Hawaii. Long time member of Pokai Orchid Society.

He is survived by wife, Jean Mayeshiro; son, Alan (Eva) Mayeshiro, Kevin Mayeshiro; daughter, Connie Nakasone; brothers, Albert Mayeshiro, Roy Maeshiro; sisters, Dorothy Loftin, Yoshiko (Robert) Hirota; 4 grandchildren.

Private services were held.

Hanako Murasaki

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April 12, 2012
Hanako Murasaki, 93, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, formerly of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Walter, daughters Shelley Tsue and Trudy Hanohano, brother Sakaru Kohashi, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary gifts.

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Thomas Ercille Neal

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May 1, 2012
Thomas Ercille Neal, 97, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired dairy farmer, died. He was born in Clearmont, Mo. He is survived by son Tom Neal, daughters Becky Ward and Lori Anderson, eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Paradise Park Church of the Nazarene, 15-1839 32nd Ave., Keaau. Casual attire.

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Kyoko Pope

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April 26, 2012
Kyoko Pope, 75, of Honolulu, an artist, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Kenneth L., son Eric Axelbank, daughter Christine P. Moore and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. May 12 at Calvary Chapel Downtown. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Calvary Chapel Downtown, 1389 Queen Emma St., Honolulu, HI 96813.

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James Rael-Kenela

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April 6, 2012
James “Jim” Rael-Kenela, 69, of Waialua died in Waialua. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Bernadette “Bernie”; sons James, Marcos A. Dell and Rico Kenela; mother Ruth Rael; brother Edward Rael; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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James Ipo Reveira

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April 8, 2012
James Ipo Reveira, 46, of Waianae died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Sheri Tsutsumi, sisters Carmalice Gray and Tonie Ioapo, and a grandchild. Benefit fundraiser to be held. Contact Sheri at 779-0531 or Lovie at 852-8431 for more information.

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Violet Lee Roberts

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Feb. 29, 2012
Violet Lee Roberts, 87, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dennis Kang, daughter Darleen Perkins, brother Wilson Lee and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Adela Roman

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April 15, 2012
Adela Roman, 88, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Antonio; sons William, Stanley and Earl; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:45 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Dorothy Goo Soon

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April 5, 2012
Dorothy Goo Soon, 97, of Honolulu, a retired federal government secretary, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Sandra K.H. Inouye and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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MILLARD “BOBO” CLIFTON, SR.

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MILLARD “BOBO” CLIFTON, SR.

Age 76, of Haleiwa, Hawaii, passed away April 8, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born August 10, 1935 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Member of Waialua Hawaiian Civic Club and pitcher for the La Hui Oka Punawai Baseball Team.

He is survived by wife, Barbara Ann K. Clifton; son, Millard Charles (Nani) Clifton Jr.; daughters, Sherry (Cris Caughill) Clifton, Tanya (Brian Sakai) Clifton, Stephanie (Donald) Cattell; brothers, George Clifton, James Clifton; sisters, Brooksie Fikert, Ellen Kamai, Barbara Sanchez; 13 grand-children; 10 great-grand-children.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (May 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

Carson Lawrence Bryan Sr.

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April 17, 2012
Carson Lawrence Bryan Sr., 75, of Pearl City, an auto mechanic and Marine Corps veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Lenox, Ga. He is survived by wife Audrey M.; sons John, Scott, Keith, Jeff, Robert and Carson Jr.; daughter Gloria M. Fitzgerald; brothers Walter and James; sister Bobby Lindsley; 20 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Kinso Taira

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March 25, 2012
Kinso Taira, 90, of Honolulu, an American Security maintenance employee, died in Honolulu. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Lillian Kameko and sons Robert Koichi and Glenn Kiyoshi Taira. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Chiyo Takahashi

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April 6, 2012
Chiyo Takahashi, 78, of Wahiawa died in Aiea. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Alan, Glen and Gary; daughter Lona Barnett; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Leon Navares Tampon

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April 20, 2012
Leon Navares Tampon, 81, of Ewa Beach, a retired motor pool driver at Hickam Air Force Base and Navy veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by wife Cora; sons Lawrence, Leonard and Lloyd; daughters Melanie Navas and Laura Andes; brothers Pedro and Neciforo; sisters Nina Tampon and Clara Munalem; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Shizuko Uezu

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May 1, 2012
Shizuko Uezu, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Kal Y. and Darryl Y.; daughters Karen A. Izumoto and Lucille T. Togashi; brothers John Y., Herbert Y., Eiji and Bert Y. Yamaguchi; sisters Haruko and Kimiko Yamaguchi, and Alice K. Tamashiro; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Yaeko Umetsu

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April 13, 2012
Yaeko Umetsu, 90, a Pukalani Superette employee, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Kaupakalua, Maui. She is survived by son Michael, daughters Lynette Viela and Pamela Umetsu, sister Margaret Hanzawa, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Rosalyn Satsue Urata

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April 11, 2012
Rosalyn Satsue Urata, 96, of Honolulu, a retired state government baker, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Clifford T., daughter Linda S. Au, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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James T. Witten

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April 17, 2012
James T. Witten, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Amfac Inc. executive and Army veteran, died at home. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by son Thomas, daughter Margot Johnson and eight grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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WAI KONG WONG

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WAI KONG WONG

Age 100 of Honolulu, Hawaii died on April 25, 2012 at his residence. Born June 16, 1911 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He retired from the Wo Fat Choy Suey Restaurant; Past President of Yat Sing Co.; Past President of the Wong Kong Har Society; former Treasurer of Lin Yee Chung-Manoa Chinese Cemetery. He was honored by Mayor Carisle as one of the volunteer of the year for Lanakila Senior Center in 2011. Survived by: Wife: Thelma Y. M. Wong; Sons: Kalfred and Melvin Wong; Daughters: Juliette Jeong and Sandra Teixeira; 4 Grand-children and 4 Great Grand-children; Brother: Ding Kong Wong. Visitation Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Graveside Service 1:00 p.m. at the Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Aloha Attire.


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