Archive for June 11th, 2012

Marilyn K. Choy

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May 29, 2012
Marilyn K. Choy, 85, of Honolulu, a retired waitress, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Noreen Judson and Colleen Choy, sisters Elaine Yamada and Jane Akiyama, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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MAUREEN MAY VELASQUEZ FERMIN

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MAUREEN MAY VELASQUEZ FERMIN
Age 76, of Pearl City, Hawaii passed away May 12, 2012 in Aiea. Born December 29, 1935 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Maureen retired from Palisades Elementary School.
She is survived by husband, Jose Fermin; son, Jason (Norma) Fermin; sisters, Betty (Sergio) Barcial, Raynette (Joe) Silva; 4 grandchildren.
Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (June 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

NhuanSanhLieu

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May 31, 2012
Nhuan Sanh Lieu, 83, ofHonolulu, a baker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China.He is survived by wife Cang Tieu; sons Van Chon, Hilton, David, Phong Chon, Jimmy, Tony and Johnny Lieu and Ut Kieu; daughters Erica Tran Pham-Lieu, Joanne Lieu-Ogi and Kieu Le Phan; brother Yubin Liao; sisters Xuefang Liao and Yinfang Liao; and 19 grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Burial:10:45 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples.

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Theodore Hacoba Jr.

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May 15, 2012
Theodore Hacoba Jr., also known as “Ted” and “Kona Boy,”72, of Kaneohe, an employee of Associated Steel Co. and a member of Iron Workers Local 625, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kealakekua,Hawaii. He is survived by wife MaryLou; sons Dwayne, Reidland, Theodore III, Shern and Rexter; daughters Shanted and Sherray; sister Helen Cavaco; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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James Sakuichi Kuwabara Jr.

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May 18, 2012
James Sakuichi Kuwabara Jr., 80, of Pearl City, a retired air traffic controller with the Federal Aviation Administration and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Glenn, Mark and Dean; brother Richard; and three grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Burial:8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Candelaria Cristobal Lamug

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May 16, 2012
Candelaria Cristobal Lamug, 85, of Waianae died in Kapolei. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by son Abraham “Bobby,” daughter Leonila L., brothers Alipio and Anastacio, sisters Virginia Carino and Lina Cristobal, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Additional services:9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Arlen M. Maile

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May 24, 2012
Arlen M. Maile, 82, of Kailua, a retired Navy yeoman and Pan American World Airways retiree, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosella Maile, sons Keith and Rodney, brother Henry, sisters Vida Kuhlman and Jeanette Cuning, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Jane Fumie Matsunami

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March 31, 2012
Jane Fumie Matsunami, 88, of Torrance, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dennis, brother Shigeru Arata, sister HelenHiramatsu, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: obits.dignitymemorial.com.

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Zion O’Neal Kingston McKeown

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May 30, 2012
Zion O’Neal Kingston McKeown, 4, of Wailuku died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Angelique Rooney, father Kyle, brothers Kyle Jr. and Joshiah, and sister Izabella Perez. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Hi Suk Morey

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May 29, 2012
Hi Suk Morey, 83, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Masan, Korea. She is survived by sons Su IIChoi and Dennis, Michael, John, James and Joseph Morey; daughters Young Kuk Choi, Sheriann Lee and Mary Iwaoka; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.Private services.

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Seizen Oshiro

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May 9, 2012
Seizen Oshiro, 85, of Honolulu, an optometrist and Army veteran, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lillian; son Ernest; daughter Teresa; brothers Richard, Yoshimori and Masanobu; sisters Shizue Nishihara and Esther Gresham; and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Prayers welcome.

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Ralph T. Shimamura

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May 20, 2012
Ralph T. “Tootsie” Shimamura, 74, of Mililani died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorain Tomas, stepdaughters Rachael and Shawna Tomas, and sister Betty Kajiyama. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Wayne K. Sunada

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June 2, 2012
Wayne K. Sunada, 54, of Pearl City, a scale technician, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by wifeAngela D., son Brandon “Keoni,” mother Helen, brothersRichard K. and Harlan A., and sister Sharon N. Kawakami-Yamada. Private services.

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John M. Taira

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April 30, 2012
John M. Taira, 79, of Mililani, a city Department of Facility Maintenance retiree, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born inHonolulu. He is survived by sisters Nora Yamashiro, Nancy Morita, Beatrice Taba and Jane Kuniyoshi. Private services.

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Dolores Villamor Torricer

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May 18, 2012
Dolores Villamor “Dolly” Torricer, 86, of Waipahu, a Dole Cannery retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Elpidio, Gregoryand Julian; daughters Margaret Mishina and Gail Lorenzo; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass:10 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Charles E. Tudor

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May 30, 2012
Charles E. “Chuck” Tudor, 70, of Pahoa, Hawaii, formerly of Jacksonville, Fla., a photographer, died at home.He was born in Ames, Iowa. He is survived by wife Nancy B., sons Ed and John, and sister Sarah S. No services.

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Dorothy June Beddow Tuiavii

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June 2, 2012
Dorothy June Beddow Tuiavii, 77, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired registered nurse for Life Care Center of Hilo, died in HiloMedical Center. She was born in Rendville, Ohio. She is survived by husband Alapati; sons Steven, David, Christian and Adam Boothroyd and Michael Kobayashi; brother Bill Beddow; sister Jeannie Beddow; and numerous grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty Kaoru Ukishima

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May 11, 2012
Betty Kaoru Ukishima, 99, of Honolulu, a retired Alfred Shaheen seamstress, died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sonRalph Y., daughter Patricia H. Watson, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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ZhenHua Wang

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May 22, 2012
Zhen Hua Wang, 84, of Honolulu, a retired mechanical engineer, died at home. He was born in Wuxi, China. He is survived by wife Cheng Yu Xu, sons Richard D.Q. and Shu Yi, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Katelynne Teegan Wilfong

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June 7, 2012
Kathrynne Temperence Wilfong and Katelynne Teegan Wilfong, infant twin daughters of Ryan and Katie Wilfong, of Honolulu died in Kapiolani Medical Center. They were born in Honolulu. They are also survived by grandparents Kathy and Victor Espinosa, Joseph and Linda Wilfong, and Cathy Talley and John Sievert. Visitation:10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Karen Sachiko Wilson

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May 17, 2012
KarenSachiko Wilson, 55, of Mililani, a state Department of Human Services staff services supervisor, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Charles, mother Norma “Michi” Yoshika and brother Ronald Yoshika. Visitation:6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.No flowers.

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Rose Yuk Yin C. Zane

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May 4, 2012
Rose Yuk Yin C. Zane, 101, of Kihei, Maui, a retired sales professional, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Donald and Clifford, daughters Barbara Lanini and Evelyn Ho, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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