Archive for May 18th, 2012

Mary Alvarado Afong

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April 26, 2012
Mary Alvarado Afong, 97, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph Jr., Andrew, David, Wayne, Kenneth and Harry Afong, and Joseph Nawatani; daughters Annie Farling, Rachel Link, Sarah Potter and Yvonne Cobb-Adams; 52 grandchildren; 105 great-grandchildren; 33 great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Wallace Watty Ahuna

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May 13, 2012
Wallace Watty “Barrel” Ahuna, 67, of Hilo, a retired Better Brands supervisor and a Navy veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Robert Shioji, and George and Walter Ahuna; and sisters Luella Aina and Wanda Cardines. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Puhi Bay main tent. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes and luncheon to follow. Casual attire.

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Alfred Freitas Caires

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April 29, 2012
Alfred Freitas Caires, 94, of Pearl City, an automotive mechanic, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Stephanie, daughters Sommer Magana and Liana Kanuha, and six grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

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Constante Dela Cruz Castillo

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May 15, 2012
Constante Dela Cruz “Tante” Castillo, 89, of Eleele, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar Plantation retiree, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Felipa “Ipa” Santos, sisters Magdalena Fermin and Dionicia Rarangol, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation and rosary: 5:30 p.m. today at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Fredna Olive Kaiini Cobb-Adams

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May 5, 2012
Fredna Olive Kaiini Cobb-Adams, also known as “Freddy” and “Sandy,” 65, of Kaneohe, retired owner of Small Business Support Services, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gus K. Jr. and James P.; sisters Jamelyn Wolf, Charla Combest and Carla Hickey; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Nativity Church, Aina Haina. Services: 4:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Andres Ramento Fiesta

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May 4, 2012
Andres Ramento Fiesta, 69, of Kahului, a former barangay captain in the Philippines, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lumina T.; sons Roberto T., Bonny T., Mario J.T. and Raky T.; daughter Mercedes F. Acosta; brothers Guillermo R., Miguel R. and Boy R.; sisters Vicitacion F. Ramit, Lita Fiesta, Rosita F. Sagario and Sonia F. Baldos; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dale A. Haga

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April 21, 2012
Dale A. Haga, 55, of Honolulu, a Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Trust social worker, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Kanagawa-ken, Japan. He is survived by daughter Hailey, parents LeRoy and Hiroko, and brother David. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Richard H. Jones

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May 11, 2012
Richard H. Jones, 90, of Kaneohe, a federal fire-control electrician, Shop 56, and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Richard D., Brian K. and Don P.; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences at borthwickoahu.com.

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Thelma Marie Groff Jones

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May 9, 2012
Thelma Marie Groff Jones, 89, of Hilo, formerly of Aiea, a professional singer and an Army Air Corps veteran who served in World War II and was an aviation metalsmith, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home, Hilo. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by sister Pearl Jacobson. Private services.

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Milton C. Kloetzel

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April 27, 2012
Milton C. Kloetzel, 98, of Hawaii Kai, an educator of organic chemistry at University of Southern California and educational administrator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Elizabeth G.; sons John A., James E., Paul M. and Mark E.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services and burial. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Soonie Kim Lee

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May 5, 2012
Soonie Kim Lee, 91, of Navarro Care Home, Waipahu, formerly of Palolo Valley, died in St. Francis Hospice, Nuuanu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Jacob, sons Gary and Ivan, daughters Elizabeth “Betty” Nakamoto and Joyce Uehara, brother Moses Kim, sister Clara Kim, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Luise Miyahara

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May 3, 2012
Luise “Miss Penny” Miyahara, 90, of Ewa Beach, a retired Honolulu Star-Bulletin classified sales representative, died in Maluhia long-term care center. She was born in Bammental, Germany. She is survived by sons Kelly A. and Randal K., daughter Carmen D., brother Eric E. Kase, sister Elsie R. Payne and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Grace Johanna Morks

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May 13, 2012
Grace Johanna Morks, 81, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Holland. She is survived by husband Cornelius and daughter Joanne Tjulander. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hilo Yacht Club. Casual attire.

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Lawrence Oribio

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April 9, 2012
Lawrence “Larry” Oribio, 69, of Mililani, a retired Beneficial Finance Co. senior manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Ann-Mitch; sons Lawrence B. and Lance M.; daughters Camille A. Oribio, Laura M. Freitas and Lei E. Rudometkin; sisters Edna Rojas, Angelina Argayoso, Dorothy Morales, Loraine Koenig and Shirley Spaltaro; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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ChenaLee Kanani Pauole

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May 3, 2012
ChenaLee Kanani Pauole, 48, of Wahiawa, a White Cap Construction Supply secretary, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Abraham, son Lanakila Kaoni, parents Alfred Kaoni and Silvia Matsumura, brother Kelly Kaoni and sister Tori Kaoni. Services: noon Saturday at Blaisdell Park, Pearl City. Scattering of ashes: June 2 in Wailuku. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Doris L. De Rego

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April 29, 2012
Doris L. De Rego, 96, of Kaneohe, a retired lead of the dishwashing department at Pan American World Airways, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joseph, daughters Cynthia Hanna and Irma Havellana, 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Everest Frederick Schmidli

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April 21, 2012
Everest Frederick Schmidli, 85, of Mililani died in Honolulu. He was born in Niagara Falls, N.Y. He is survived by brothers Gerald and Glenn, and sister Beverly Kramarczyk. Private services.

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Reynold Shishido

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May 7, 2012
Reynold Shishido, 62, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughters Holly and Tammy, father Hiroshi and brother David. Services held.

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William C. Strachan

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May 13, 2012
William C. Strachan, 76, of Phoenix and Honolulu, a retired captain at Western and Delta airlines, died in Phoenix. He was born in Aberdeen, S.D. He is survived by wife Mary Lou, son Steve, daughter Susan Strachan-Payne and three grandchildren. No services. Private scattering of ashes.

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Emmaline Lovell White

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May 5, 2012
Emmaline Lovell White, 84, of Anahola, Kauai, a Hawaiian Telephone Co. retiree, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Anahola. She is survived by sons Clyde and Kahea, sisters Gladys Christian and Pearl Santos, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. May 26 at Koolau Huiia Protestant Church, Anahola. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Private burial. Casual attire.

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Kenji Yamashiro

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May 1, 2012
Kenji Yamashiro, 94, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Doris K.; son Dr. Ken M.; daughters Ann N. Kapuniai and Lynn T. Oshiro; brother George; sisters Mildred H. Moriyama, Nancy K. Toyama and Florence S. Hughes; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Harriette Ululani Yoshino

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May 6, 2012
Harriette Ululani Yoshino, 73, of Lihue, a clerk at the Kauai County Department of Motor Vehicles, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Karen Lumacad, Lianne Yoshino, Noreen Javinar and Elise Guirao; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 2 at Borthwick Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

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Robert Goon Sing Young

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May 7, 2012
Robert Goon Sing “Bob” Young, 84, of Ewa Beach, a retired Federal Highway Administration civil engineer and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Esther, daughter Lori, brother Herman, sister Lillian Lum and two grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Heart Association-Hawaii Division, 677 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 600, Honolulu, HI 96813. Online condolences at borthwickoahu.com.

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