Archive for May 31st, 2012

Patricia Rivera Agpalza

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May 1, 2012
Patricia Rivera “Patty” Agpalza, 86, of Ewa died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Maria G. Dacuycuy, Angelita Galut, Leoncia Nakayama, Aida Frias and Julie Oasay; brother Leopoldo Rivera; sister Dorotea Rivera; 31 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sueko Akimoto

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May 8, 2012
Sueko “Sue” Akimoto, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Stevenson Intermediate School cafeteria employee, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Moloaa, Kauai. She is survived by caregivers and nieces Fusako Kubota and Sally Ching, and caregiver and grandnephew Warren Kunimoto. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Nele Siu Anderson

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May 25, 2012
Nele Siu Anderson, 69, of Laie, a retail clerk, died in Laie. She was born in Pesega, Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Marvin Bruce Jr., Robert D. Uatime and Kuinise Lisona; daughters Kelli T. Te’o, Marchelle T. Tapusoa and Nele S.K. Lefau; brothers Kuinise S., Lisona S. and Uatime S. Leiataua; sisters MoeMoe S. Stotler, Lonise Leilua and Talauula S. Pili; and 30 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 9th Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Rosalia Aranita

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April 9, 2012
Rosalia Aranita, 82, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stanley, Kenneth and John; and sisters Beatrice Apana, Florence Mitnick and Chris Pleski. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Mass to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alexander S. Barclay

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May 20, 2012
Alexander S. Barclay, 67, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retiree from Chrysler Motors in Ontario, Canada, died at home. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; son John; daughters Leah Spatafora, Christina Dyer, Jean Prohidney and Ann Dilley; brother Iain; sisters Barbara Jones and Jean Tackett; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Kapaa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 4-1731 Kuhio Highway. Celebration of life: 3:30 p.m.

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Lawrence Wah Bing Ching

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May 7, 2012
Lawrence Wah Bing Ching, 89, of Mountain View, Calif., a retired Sears salesman and an Army sergeant and veteran who served in World War II, died in Mountain View. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Lawrence Jr., daughter Janice Roberts and sisters Eleanor Kam and Helen Serrao. Private services. In lieu of flowers or monetary offerings, donations suggested to charity.

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Athena Kawehilani Dupio

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May 21, 2012
Athena Kawehilani Dupio, 29, of Vancouver, Wash., a tourism and hospitality industry worker, died in Portland, Ore. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by parents Larry and Caroline, brothers Tony and Andrew, and grandparent Laura. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1461 Kanapuu Drive, Kailua. Services: 7 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Albert Gordon Ferguson

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May 22, 2012
Albert Gordon Ferguson, 81, of Hawaii Kai, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service general manager and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Anneliese J.; sons Michael B. and Marc P.; daughters Maureen O. Ferguson-Lewis, Michele R. Ferguson and Meredith A.F. Bechirian; and two grandchildren. Private gathering and scattering of ashes. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii or Parkinson’s Foundation.

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FRANK F. GALBISO

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FRANK F. GALBISO

Age 86, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away April 22, 2012 in Honolulu. Born April 3, 1926 in Hilo, Hawaii. A retired Schofield Barracks Motor Pool heavy equipment mechanic and Hawaii Army National Guardsman and WWII veteran.

He is survived by wife, Neves “Ann” Galbiso; sons, Timothy (Denise), Malcolm (Christy) of CA, Sheldon (Karen), Cyprian, Nicholas of NV, Scott (Kapua) Galbiso; daughters, Francine (Joe) Guyton, Karen (Thomas) Takeshita of Maui, Sheila (Frank) Lawrence, Vanessa (Paul) Fujiyama of Kauai, Terza Hendricks of NV, Grace (Russell) Pereira, Colleen (Daniel) Kealoha, Michelle Galbiso, Hazel Galbiso; 36 grandchildren; 40 great-grand-children; brothers, Moses, Robert “Koi” Galbiso; sister, Genoveva Sublett; step-sons, Aaron, Byron, Milton & Matthew Sarahina; step-daughters, Yvonne Cole, Annette Irwin, Jeanette Mertus & Donna Miguel.

Visitation 4:30 p.m. Sunday (June 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (June 4) at St Michael Catholic Church; (67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua) Mass 9:00 a.m. Committal Service 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual Attire.

HAMAE “GRACE” HORI

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HAMAE “GRACE” HORI

Age 87, of Pleasant Hill, CA, passed away April 26, 2012 in Pleasant Hill. Born November 18, 1924 in Kihei, Maui. Formerly worked as a assistant at the Honokea Bakery where husband Tokuo was co-owner, and as a housekeeper at the Kaiser Hospital.

She is survived by son, Glenn (Karen) Hori; brother, Kunio (Lina) Tanaka; sister, Judy (Norio) Fujimoto.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Monday (June 4) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attirte.

Vivien Salvador Jose

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May 22, 2012
Vivien Salvador Jose, 59, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Rico; sons Norman and Jaime “Jim”; mother Virginia Salvador; and brothers Rodolfo, Pete, Wilfredo, Reynaldo, Ariel, Alexander and Melvin. Visitation: 5 p.m. today at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Pearl City. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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AVELINA AGUSTIN JUAN

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AVELINA AGUSTIN
JUAN

Age 85, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away April 22, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born June 29, 1926 in Laoag City, Philippines. A retired farm worker of Kaneshiro Farm.

She is survived by husband, Domingo Juan; sons, Antonio (Myrna) Juan, Artemio (Elvira) Juan; daughters, Tinay (Marnie) Acidera, Marcelina (Remigio) Pascual; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grand-children; brother, Aurelio Agustin; sisters, Felipa (Silvestre) Tolentino, Modesta Deuz of Philippines.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (June 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Monday (June 4) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Kinue Kamei

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May 24, 2012
Kinue Kamei, 96, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired proprietor of Kamei’s Garage, died in Kau Hospital. She was born in Pahala. She is survived by sons Raymond J., Eugene K., Rodney K. and Clifford M.; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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STEPHEN KELIIMOLOWAOLE KAPANUI

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STEPHEN KELIIMOLOWAOLE KAPANUI

Age 79, of Honolulu, passed away May 15, 2012 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born September 2, 1932 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. He was a Veterans for United States Army.

He is survived by wife, Patricia Kapanui; sons, John Kapanui, Virgil (Lynette) Kapanui, Stephen (Ann) Kekaulike; daughters, Annette (Kent) Holbron, Stevenette “Cookie” (Randy) Lee; brothers, Simeon (Adrienne) Kekaulike, George (Dianna) Aukai; sisters, Elizabeth Lehua (Bill) Lee, Doris Wright; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday 6/4 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday 6/5 at the Mortuary, Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Bobby Hongthong Khamvongsa

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May 19, 2012
Bobby Hongthong Khamvongsa, 27, of West Hollywood, Calif., a makeup artist and hairstylist for the film and entertainment industry, will be remembered in services 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by parents Anong and Viengkhong, and brothers Thomas and Jason. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.

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VISITACION “VISIT” C. LISTA

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VISITACION “VISIT” C. LISTA

Age 89, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away May 8, 2012 in Ewa Beach. Born March 27, 1923 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She retired from the Dole Company.

She is survived by son, Jeffrey Lista; daughters, Deborah Lista, Marylane Garma, Evelyn Lista Engcabo; sisters, Aurora (Benito) Ordillo, Virginia Bagaoisan; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (June 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m Wednesday (June 6) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach); Mass 11:00 a.m.
Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Rebecca Ng Mak

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May 25, 2012
Rebecca Ng Mak, 92, of Honolulu, proprietor of Chee Hing Catering in Wahiawa, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Sarawak, Malaysia. She is survived by daughter Judy Lee; brothers Bing Kwan, Peng Nam, Ben and John Ng; sisters Sandy and Christine Ng; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Thomas Keichi Masu

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May 21, 2012
Thomas Keichi Masu, 83, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retiree from I. Kitagawa & Co., died at home. He was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. He is survived by sister-in-law Masue. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Ernest Akio Nakamura

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May 21, 2012
Ernest Akio Nakamura, 76, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard retiree, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Francis and sister Betty Yamada. Private services.

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Jane Yuriko Sakai

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May 19, 2012
Jane Yuriko Sakai, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hartfield’s Ala Moana salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Andrew T. and Valdyn M., daughters June H. Nishimura and Pamela K.S. Regidor, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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DANIEL “NISHIO” COLON PAGAN SR.

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DANIEL “NISHIO” COLON PAGAN, SR.

Age 88, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away May 3, 2012 in Kailua. Born October 9, 1923 in Kukuihaele, Hamakua, Hawaii. Member of the United Puerto Rican Association of Hawaii.

He is survived by son; Daniel Pagan Jr.; daughters, Valerie (Ronald) Lopes, Josephine “Joey” (Paul) Hernandez, Colleen (Raphael “Ray”) Kama; brother, Jesse (Myra) Pagan of CA; sisters, Mary Rodrigues of CA, Jane Carreira of HI, Louisa Ramos of Arizona, Hattie (Alfred) Adsuava of CA, Helen (Gordon) Costa of HI; 10 grand-children; 12 great-grand-children.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (June 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Thursday (June 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Paul E. Tognetti

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April 23, 2012
Paul E. Tognetti, 91, of Waipahu, a feeds and grain sales manager, and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in California. He is survived by daughters Helen T. Snyder and Pala E. Michelson, brother Elmer, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Nobue Tokuno

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May 5, 2012
Nobue “N” Tokuno, 89, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Kenji, sons Gerald and Alvin, sisters Kikue “K” Higuchi and Helen Kobashigawa, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hisashi Yamagishi

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May 21, 2012
Hisashi “Bugs” Yamagishi, 92, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. supervisor and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 522 Artillery Battalion, died in Kahului. He was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shirley Ann Yamaoka-Greig

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May 23, 2012
Shirley Ann Yamaoka-Greig, 73, of Hilo, a retired registered nurse at Life Care Center of Hilo and former instructor at University of Hawaii at Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Adele Cacho, mother Adele Jardine, brothers Roy and Manuel Jardine, two grandchildren, four hanai grandchildren and eight hanai great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Glad Tidings Church, 113 Kuawa St. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Maxima Acob Yarte

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May 18, 2012
Maxima Acob Yarte, 98, of Hilo, a retired farmer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by brother Leanard and sister Dionisia. Private services.

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