Archive for July 3rd, 2012

Burt H. Yoneshige

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June 14, 2012
Burt H. Yoneshige, 58, of Honolulu, an Akamine Oyadomari & Kosaki accountant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Sean, daughter Melissa, father Suteo, mother Mieko and brother Karl. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Keith Kanemitsu Yanagihara

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June 5, 2012
Keith Kanemitsu Yanagihara, 61, of Hilo, a heavy-equipment operator and freelance artist and craftsman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Shanlee K. Yeung; brothers Donald and Cy; sisters Amy Tahara, Marsha Tanaka and Arlene Yoshizumi; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Puhi Bay, Keaukaha, Hawaii. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Apolonia Raquel Ulep

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May 16, 2012
Apolonia Raquel Ulep, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Travelodge housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ragas, Marcos, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Leticia Jacobs, brother Lorenzo Raquel and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Leialoha Rose Pabillano Tsuchiyama

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June 19, 2012
Leialoha Rose Pabillano Tsuchiyama, 61, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Masayoshi C., son Bryson, daughter Bettina Pearce, brothers Ben and John Pabillano, sisters Marina Palazzotto and Virtrease Roy-Pedro, and 10 grandchildren. Graveside inurnment services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Rachel Tossey

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June 25, 2012
Rachel “Rae” Tossey, 101, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Gerald R., daughters Patricia S. Tossey and Maureen M. Yamasaki, brother Henry Lee, sister Mildred Bender, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Private graveside services. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Shoichi Takata

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May 30, 2012
Shoichi “Richard” Takata, 84, of Mililani, a retired general warehouse foreman for the federal government and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Gregory, Lance and Paul; daughter Michelle Koyanagi; brother George; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Private committal of ashes. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Paul Masami Suetomi

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June 11, 2012
Paul Masami “Masa” Suetomi, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired Mitsunaga Construction Co. carpenter and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen C.O.L. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Committal services and inurnment: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Carol J. Santos

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June 25, 2012
Carol J. Santos, 66, of Pearl City, a retired Kahi Mohala operation supervisor, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jerry R. Jr., Steven J. and John W.; daughter Lisa A. Vierra; brother Patrick Ham; sister Ruth Nobriga; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Judith Ann San Filippo

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June 26, 2012
Judith Ann “Judy” San Filippo, 62, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a high school art teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Minneapolis. She is survived by husband Bill, sons Josh Michels and Hazen Kaul, daughter Jessica Michels, father William Zimmerman and sister Kate Zimmerman. Private services.

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Aurora Butay Ronduen

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May 27, 2012
Aurora Butay Ronduen, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Travelodge Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Placido P., sons Floramante and Nestor, daughters Aida Paguirigan and Imelda Manuel, 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rebecca E. Rocha

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June 16, 2012
Rebecca E. “Becky” Rocha, 80, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired seamstress, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William, Stanford and Shawn; daughter Georgette Nishimura; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 55-440 Hawi Road, Hawi, Hawaii. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Vicenta Omakanim Remata

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June 25, 2012
Vicenta Omakanim Remata, 103, of Makaweli, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born in Bugu, Cebu, Philippines. She is survived by sons David, Edward, Alfredo, Richard, Stanley, Wilfred, Lawrence and Patrick; daughters Mildred Olores, Elizabeth Aquino, Sister Florence Remata and Vivian Nonaka; 28 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Saint Theresa’s Catholic Church, Kekaha, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.

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George R. Ondayog

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June 15, 2012
George R. Ondayog, 78, Kailua, a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Liz; sons Glen and Gino Ondayog, and Joel Omilda; daughters Laura Sznajder and Julie Ann Meheula; brother Ronald; sisters Terry McKee and Candy Nakagawa Percy; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kenneth Kenichi Oda

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June 8, 2012
Kenneth Kenichi Oda, 86, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education high school teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Akemi M.I.; sons Perry J., James H. and Jack H.; sisters Margaret Nosse, Gladys Aoki and Helen Tanaka; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Karl David Kutzen

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June 16, 2012
Karl David Kutzen, 55, of Waianae died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Christopher, Paul and Jonah Hennessey-Kutzen; mother Mary; brothers Eric and Joseph; and sisters Joleen Jackson, Pamela Kutzen, Zena Robinson, Sonya Wilhelm and Regina Ornelas. Celebration of life and lunch reception: 1 p.m. Sunday at Pokai Bay Beach Park. For more information, call Pamela at 277-1990.

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Roy Tetsuo Kitajima

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June 22, 2012
Roy Tetsuo Kitajima, 74, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Vicki A.; brothers Richard, John and David; sisters Grace Hiromoto and Jane Kitajima; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Alan Kalokomaikai Rodrigues Kahele

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June 16, 2012
Alan Kalokomaikai Rodrigues “Antz” Kahele, also known as Alan Rodrigues, 58, of Hauula, a city refuse equipment operator at Kapaa Quarry Road base yard, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jolanda-Mae R.; sons Sam and Alan “Koko” Rodrigues, and Adam-Richard Rodrigues-Kahele; daughter Elena-Mae Rodrigues-Kahele; brothers Melvin, Ronald and John Jr. Rodrigues; sisters Esther Gilman, Charlotte “Kehaulani” Ubando and Gail Rodrigues; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula 1st ward, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hauula Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Kameyo Gushikuma

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May 29, 2012
Kameyo Gushikuma, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Alan and Wayne; daughters Roberta Nagano and Melanie Gushikuma; sisters Janet Kaneshiro, Ruth Agena, Yasuko Matsunaga and Mae Chong; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Corazon Vizcarra Domingo

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May 26, 2012
Corazon Vizcarra “Cora” Domingo, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel night cleaner, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Coralynn D. Muae, brother Stephen V. Domingo and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony, Kalihi. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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VIOLET YEIKO NISHIGUCHI

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VIOLET YEIKO NISHIGUCHI
Age 90, of Honolulu, passed away May 29, 2012 at Nuuanu Hale. Born August 25, 1921 in Honolulu. She was a member of the Hawaii Kai Community Church.
She is survived by son, Patrick (Carol) Nishiguchi; daughters, Harriet Nishiguchi, Georgia Hannah, Kathleen (Michael) Morrow, Wanda (Lawrence) Rhoads, Lora Hingston; brother, Katsuki Tanoura; sisters, Margaret Miyama, Chiyoko Tamaru; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grand-children; nieces and nephews.
Private Services were held.

DARWIN KUI FOOK CHANG

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DARWIN K. F. CHANG
Darwin Kui Fook Chang, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 22, 1931, died April 9, 2012 in Fullerton, California. He was the son of the late Clarence Y.N. and Flora Low Chang.
An outstanding football and baseball athlete, Darwin graduated from Punahou School in 1950. He received a Bachelor’s degree from University of Missouri-Columbia and a M. Ed. from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1956. Over 35 years as an eduacator in southern California high schools, Darwin taught science and coached football, baseball and golf.
He is survived by his sister, Adrienne Yee. He was also loved by a large extended family of relatives, friends, former colleagues and students. He influenced many lives and will be greatly missed.
Darwin’s life will be celebrated on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School, 1601 Punahou Street; visitation from 2:30 p.m. and memorial service at 3:30 p.m. Casual attire/Lei welcome. Donations in memory of Darwin Chang may be made to California High School, 9800 Mills Ave., Whittier, CA 90604, Attn: Darwin Fund/Mimi Aguirre or Punahou School, 1601 Punahou Street, Honolulu, HI 96822.

MATILDE RAMIREZ GOSE

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MATILDE RAMIREZ GOSE
Age 90, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away June 11, 2012 at Kuakini Medical Center. Born August 25, 1921 in Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.
She is survived by son, Reynaldo (Norma) Gose; daughter, Norma (Jose) Carbon; brother, Benjamin Ramirez; sisters, Esperanza Ramirez, Marina Ramirez, Teresita Kang; 3 grand-children; 4 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 10:00 a.m. Friday 7/6 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.


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