Archive for May 30th, 2012

Florecina Maltezo Rosario Acasio

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May 19, 2012
Florecina Maltezo Rosario “Floring” Acasio, 95, of Hilo, a Hershey’s Maunaloa Macadamia Nut Co. retiree, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Godofredo R., Manuel R., Felinor R., Elmer R., Gill R. and Robert R.; daughter Levita A. Nagtalon; 24 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

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PATRICIA “PATTY” RIVERA AGPALZA

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PATRICIA “PATTY” RIVERA AGPALZA

Age 86, of Ewa, Hawaii, passed away May 1, 2012 in Ewa Beach. Born May 28, 1925 at Brgy 17, Sto. Cristo, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

She is survived by daughters, Maria Gregoria (Ben) Dacuycuy, Angelita (Daniel) Galut, Leoncia (Dean) Nakayama, Aida (Danny) Frias, Julie (Modesto) Oasay; brother, Leopoldo Rivera; sister, Dorotea Rivera; 31 grandchildren; 43 great-grand-children; 1 great-great-grand-child.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (June 4) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m. Tuesday (June 5) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Elizabeth A. Castro

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April 23, 2012
Elizabeth A. Castro, 94, of Kalihi died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William, Allan and Glenn; sister Elsie Gouveia; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Mount, Monte Street. Mass: 11:30 am. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Kenji Fukuda

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May 7, 2012
Kenji Fukuda, 93, of Pearl City, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by sons Wesley and Lloyd, daughter Carolynn Tani, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frank F. Galbiso

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April 22, 2012
Frank F. Galbiso, 86, of Waialua, a retired Schofield Barracks Motor Pool heavy equipment mechanic, Hawaii Army National Guardsman and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Neves “Ann”; sons Timothy, Malcolm, Sheldon, Cyprian, Nicholas and Scott; daughters Francine Guyton, Karen Takeshita, Sheila Lawrence, Vanessa Fujiyama, Terza Hendricks, Grace Pereira, Colleen Kealoha, and Michelle and Hazel Galbiso; 36 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 9 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Robert William Hitchcock

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May 7, 2012
Robert William Hitchcock, 79, of Kailua, a city mechanic specializing in vehicle transmissions, died in Kailua. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Emma K.; son Robert Jr.; daughters Donna Hitchcock, Elly Mattos, Lana Lando, Iwalani Hitchcock-Georges, Renee Lactaoen and Kimberly Hitchcock-Supple; brother Edward; half sister Anita Cabrera; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Pavilion. Lunch to follow. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Noel Mitsuo Iwai

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April 9, 2012
Noel Mitsuo Iwai, 53, of Powell River, British Columbia, a Canadian Tire employee, died in Powell River. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son David; mother Mildred; brothers Tag, Chuck and Cliff; and sister Susan Honjiyo. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Lihue. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John K. Apana Jr.

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May 14, 2012
John K. Apana Jr., 76, of Mililani, a construction laborer, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brother Melvin K. and sister Elsie K. Nahinu. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, HI 96826. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Tiloi Mamea Jr.

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May 11, 2012
Tiloi “TJ” Mamea Jr., 14, of Waipahu, a Waipahu Intermediate and Dole Middle schools student, died in Samoa. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by parents Tiloi and Jocelyn; brothers Austin Mamea, Simon Solo and Jordan Leilai; and sisters Harmony, Jezzediah and Iliganoa Mamea, and Trinity Lemau. Celebration of life: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Koolau Golf Club, 45-550 Kionaole Road, Kaneohe. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Avelina Agustin Juan

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April 22, 2012
Avelina Agustin Juan, 85, of Ewa Beach, a retired farmworker at Kaneshiro Farm, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Domingo, sons Antonio and Artemio, daughters Tinay Acidera and Marcelina Pascual, brother Aurelio Agustin, sisters Felipa Tolentino and Modesta Deuz, 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Nathan John Walia Lee Keliikuli

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May 10, 2012
Nathan John Walia Lee Keliikuli, 42, of Keaau, Hawaii, a personal caregiver, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Kepola; sons Aukai and Makana Keliikuli, and William and Richard Peters; daughters Kahunani L., Olilani and Kealaula; father Jacob N. Sr.; mother Frances “Gail” Lee; brothers Douglas Lee, Jacob Keliikuli III, Kevin Akana and Wilder Lee Jr.; sisters Malia Keliikuli-Kennedy, Sherri Ann Keliikuli and Alexis S. Lee; and members of the Scoggins and Akina ohana. Visitation: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Isaac Hale Beach Park (Pohoiki Bay). Celebration of life at noon. Scattering of ashes and lunch to follow. Casual attire.

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Segundo Constantino Lacar

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May 4, 2012
Segundo Constantino “Romeo” Lacar, 61, of Honolulu, an Aloha Transportation Services driver, died at home. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Manuela; sons Rolly Lacar and Andrew Deuz; daughters Rowena Lacar and Romelia Palting; father Nemecio; brothers Arsenio and Andres; sisters Lucrecia Lista, Milagrina Lacar, Nena Pascua and Dolly Cooke; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Eleanor Ann Moe

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May 17, 2012
Eleanor Ann Moe, 82, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Gary and Gregory, daughter Gloria, brother John Paul Jr., sister Peggy Vierra, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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George Shigeo Morikone

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April 2, 2012
George Shigeo Morikone, 82, of Honolulu, a culinary/food and beverage worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailupe. He is survived by half brothers Abraham M. and James Y., half sister Ruth M. and members of the Taira and Takara families. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Seventh-day Adventist Church, 828 18th Ave., 737-1234. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lindsey Lemon Napunako Mossman

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May 10, 2012
Lindsey Lemon Napunako Mossman, also known as “Tako Man” and “Buddy,” 82, of Honolulu, a retired city wastewater supervisor and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by a son, a daughter, brothers James H. and Alexander B., sisters Meredith D. and Drucilla F. Kruger, 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Gathering: 7 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Surfer Garden. Cas- ual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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ERNEST “AMIGO” SANCHEZ

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ERNEST “AMIGO” SANCHEZ

Age 72, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away May 11, 2012 in Waianae. Born April 16, 1940 in Wailuku, Maui.

He is survived by wife, Leimima Blendene Young Sanchez; sons, Ernie (Ediann) Sanchez, Ervin Sanchez, Wallace (Stephanie) Young; daughter, Kawena (Jarom) Alip; brothers, Diego (Francine) Sanchez, Rodney Sanchez, Arcadio (Catherine) Sanchez, Robin (Ivy) Sanchez; sisters, Linda (Fred) Sheldon, Pearl (Herschel) Esperas; 10 grand-children; 5 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (June 1) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire.

Guadalupe Ochoa Sanchez

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May 23, 2012
Guadalupe Ochoa Sanchez, 66, of Kihei, Maui, owner and operator of G.S. Excavation, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in San Roman, Jalisco, Mexico. He is survived by wife Juana; sons Jorge Raygoza and Rafael Sanchez; daughter Zaira Katsuda; brothers Jesus, Esteban and Felipe; sisters Maria de Guadalupe Sanchez, Maria Cazares, Catalina Velasco, Senorina Magaña, Margarita Gonzales and Juanita Jimenez; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Kihei. Mass: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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TERRY MICHAEL DELOS SANTOS

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TERRY MICHAEL DELOS SANTOS

Born Aug 10, 1959, lost his battle with Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma on April 12, 2012 at age 52 in Los Angeles, California, at Kaiser-Sunset. Survived by Wife, Irene; Daughters, Cristina & Noelani; Son, David; Mother, Carol (Kawamata) Smouse; Step Father, Roger Smouse; Father, John Delos Santos Sr.; Brother, John Delos Santos Jr.; Sister, Deanna (Dede) Delos Santos-Jenkins.
Services were held in Los Angeles on April 21, 2012 St. Francis of Asisi Church and Burial was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale.

Eileen Leikula Sylva

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May 19, 2012
Eileen Leikula Sylva, 66, of Kaneohe, an Alu Like accountant, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lester; son Lester; daughters Germaine Hall, Rachel Gottlieb, and Sherene and Rodgene Sylva; brothers Allen Kauhane and Robert Kauwe; sisters Annie Pasa and Ginger Bastadas; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at Ekalika Ka Hale Hoano o ke Akua, 1760 Nalani St. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Karen K. Tillett

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April 19, 2012
Karen K. Tillett, 60, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Hawaii Island Adult Care personal assistant, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Niclaus. No services.

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Placido Dias Valenciano

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May 17, 2012
Placido Dias Valenciano, 95, of Hanapepe, Kauai, an Army welding instructor and veteran, a former civil service commissioner and Kauai County Salary Advisory Committee employee, died in Kauai Care Center. He was born in Dingras, Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria B.; sons Placido and Randal; daughters Patricia Pablo, Glenda Miyazaki, Marilyn Billingsley and Crystal Rowe; brother Juan; sister Virginia Ballesteros; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Terence Patrick Walsh

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May 21, 2012
Terence Patrick Walsh, 91, of Kaneohe, a pharmaceutical company salesman, died in Kailua. He was born in Atherton, England. He is survived by wife Mary Jane and sister Teresa Kelly. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann’s. Services: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Arthur Kaehamokolo Wills

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May 10, 2012
Arthur Kaehamokolo Wills, 75, of Hanalei, Kauai, a construction foreman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joe and John Ramos, and Dean Wills; daughters Virginia Ralston and Holly Fitzpatrick; sister Patricia A.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Sunday at Tahiti Nui.

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