Archive for May 24th, 2012

Lourdes Esther Bacani

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May 6, 2012
Lourdes Esther “LU” Bacani, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons Willie and Ronald; daughters Evelyn “Lyn” Lucio and Marilene Imasa; brothers Oscar, Antonio, Ramon and Alberto Ongkingco; sisters Resurreccion Raqueno, Laura Camesa and Erlinda Ongkingco; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Charles Baquiril

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May 11, 2012
Charles Baquiril, 80, of Kalihi, a Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Linda Agbayani and sisters Angela Catchapiro and May Coratibo. Visitation and services: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 48-422 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sadamu Daida

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April 9, 2012
Sadamu Daida, 94, of Lawai, Kauai, a retired Kauai County heavy-equipment operator and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Battalion, Medical Detachment, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Bruce and Barry; daughters Gloria Camp, Darlene Daida-Martin, Joy Faufata and Sherry Andrade; brothers Masami and Masao; sister Machie Fukushima; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Anne P. Ebel

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May 19, 2012
Anne P. Ebel, 76, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Albany, N.Y. She is survived by husband Lawrence; sons Lawrence W., Peter J. and Matthew J.; daughter Patricia Smith; brother John R. Paeglow Jr.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Jocelyn Cachola Ferrer

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May 19, 2012
Jocelyn Cachola Ferrer, 44, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. She is survived by husband Armando, sons Christian and Andrian, father Democrito Cachola, brother Dennis Cachola and sister Anna M. Culiat. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Services: 7 p.m. No flowers.

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William W. Griffith

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May 17, 2012
William W. Griffith, 89, of Aiea, a retired Air Force colonel who served in World War II with the “Flying Tigers” and a proprietor of Griffith Home Services, died in Aiea. He was born in Fullerton, Pa. He is survived by son Bill, daughters Bonny Griffith and Barbara McKenney, stepson Darryl Summers, hanai sons Ric Brady and Dwight York, hanai daughter Sue York, brother Robert, sister Jean Andrews, companion Eileen Elfsten, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Blvd., Hangar 37, Honolulu, HI 96818.

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John Thomas Carey Jr.

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May 16, 2012
John Thomas Carey Jr., 83, of Kailua, a retired electrical supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 51 and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael and Richard, daughters Cathleen Darrow and Caren Leder, 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. George Church, 41-1323 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo. Reception to follow. Private committal services. Aloha attire.

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ELLEN MICHIE “MICHI” KATO

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ELLEN MICHIE “MICHI” KATO

Age 79, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away May 7, 2012 in Waipahu. Born October 4, 1932 in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. Ellen was a retired employee of Nii Superette.

She is survived by son, Michael (Vivian) Kato; daughters, Linda (Earl) Hiraki, Cynthia (Joel) Bonilla; brother, Hatsuaki (Jeanette) Yamashiro; sister, Janet Ito; grandchildren, Darren, Jaclynn, Mark; dear friend, Francis Yoshida.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (May 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Charlene Kuiee

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April 27, 2012
Charlene “Bear” Kuiee, 52, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by hanai daughter Brandi Baker; brother Walter III; and sisters Julie, Mary and Alice. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Franz Shiro Matsuo

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May 3, 2012
Franz Shiro “Mistah Saimin” Matsuo, 93, of Aiea, owner and founder of Shiro’s Saimin Haven in Waimalu, Ewa Beach and Waipahu, will be remembered in services 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Alan, daughter Linda, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Aidyn A. Nebres

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May 13, 2012
Aidyn A. Nebres, infant son of Arnel R. Nebres of Aiea and Jessica-Anne K. Kua-Hoomanawanui of Kapolei, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. Private services.

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Mariano Riopta Rafanan

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May 21, 2012
Mariano Riopta Rafanan, 91, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Lihue Plantation truck driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Teodora Yasay; sons Edwin, Gideon, Ruben and Elson Yasay; daughters Marina Martinez and Collette Correia; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Sung Sook Spafford

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May 16, 2012
Sung Sook Spafford, 52, of Honolulu, a Realtor, died in Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born in Wonju, Korea. She is survived by husband Donald, son Alex, daughters Michelle and Lena, mother Yoon Chun Yoo and brothers Hyong Bae Kim and Hyong Gil Kim. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Christ United Methodist Church. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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Nancy Toyomi Sugimura

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April 22, 2012
Nancy Toyomi Sugimura, 61, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers George, Gordon and James; and sisters Irene Agena, Helen Frederick, Gail Weeks and Joyce Nouchi. Private services.

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Clara Suzui

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April 9, 2012
Clara Suzui, 101, of Honolulu, a retired Kaiser licensed practical nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Carole, brother Richard Sasaki and sister Sueko Furuta. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Harris United Methodist Church. Services: 3:30 p.m. Private burial. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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