April 14, 2012
Richard Palma Estoesta, also known as “Chief Esto” and “Mr. E,” 76, of Mililani, a retired federal fire department district chief and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean conflict, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cecilia “Cil,” sons Richard Jr. and Alan, daughters Alison E. Perales and Roberta Duncan, brothers Ed and Leo, sisters Addie “Nene” Tabije and Jane Lawton, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday 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.