Archive for July 6th, 2012

Kathleen C. Bunch

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June 22, 2012
Kathleen C. Bunch, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Tel/Verizon accountant, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Vernon “Bucky” Jr., son Vernon F. III, daughter Lisa C., mother Adeline M. Cabral, brother George Cabral Jr. and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com

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Lana Ontal Cabral

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June 27, 2012
Lana Ontai “Aunty Lana” Cabral, 69, of Pahoa, Hawaii, formerly of Hilo, a retired Ken’s House of Pancakes kitchen manager, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by hanai daughter Elizabeth Valleriani; brother Chester; half brothers Adam and Patrick; half sisters Beatrice Fontenelle, Gloria Olivar and Patricia Cabral; and two hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private graveside committal services. Aloha attire.

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MAMERTA TANGONAN CLEMENTE

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MAMERTA TANGONAN CLEMENTE
Age 75 of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, passed June 24, 2012. Born on May 11, 1937 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired State of Hawaii Department of Health worker.
Survived by daughter, Marjorie Pearson; son, Julio Clemente; step-daughter Margaret (Ronald) Tanaka, all of Honolulu; step-son George (Leona) Clemente of Waipio; brother Arnolfo (Margarita) of San Diego, California; eleven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren.
Services on July 10, 2012 at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa, Kauai. Visitation 9 a.m. Mass celebration 10:00 a.m. Burial following at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Beverly Joan Fleming

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June 19, 2012
Beverly Joan Fleming, 74, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Juneau, Alaska. She is survived by husband Norman Shea, son Robert B., daughter Teresa May Langston, sister Yvonne Reeves, seven grandchildren and seven great-grand- children. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Joseph Everett Frost

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July 1, 2012
Joseph Everett Frost, 59, of Kapaa, Kauai, a mining, real estate and resort developer and an Army Reserve veteran, died. He was born in Boise, Idaho. He is survived by companion Peggy Salba-Honnet; former wife Susan; sons Jared R., Joseph R. and Adam F.; mother Luella; sisters Amiletta Boyd and Bonnie Stovall; and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice.

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Melchor Ganir Hermano

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June 11, 2012
Melchor Ganir Hermano, 94, of Honolulu, a Pacific Laundry ground maintenance worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bario 4, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Candida; sons Pedro, Maximo and Rufo; daughters Victoria Aquino, Florita Sacro and Anacleta Tagama; sister Ernesta Fenney; 23 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. July 13 at St. John the Baptist. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. July 13 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Frances Miyoko Iha

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June 13, 2012
Frances Miyoko Iha, 76, of Honolulu, a Times Super Market retiree, died. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Craig, Steven and Derek; brothers Stanley and James Miura; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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FELY IBEA INES

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FELY IBEA INES
Age 56, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away June 11, 2012 in Honolulu. Born January 5, 1956 in Sinait Ilocos Sur, Philippines.
She is survived by brothers, Benny (Mercy) Ines, Rogelio Ines (Geraldine Book), Gilbert Ines (Aminah Sabir); sister, Delia Ines; nieces & nephews.
Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (July 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Billy Jackson

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June 20, 2012
Billy “BJ” Jackson, 64, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Albany, Ga. He is survived by wife Annie; stepsons Michael B. and Stoney Samson; stepdaughters Victoria Kanakaole, Antoinette and Leanne Samson, and Alethea Paishon; brother Charley Johnson; and sister Bertha Johnson. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robert Howard Jones

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June 20, 2012
Robert Howard “BJ” Jones, 82, of Hanalei, Kauai, a farmer in Kilauea, Kauai, died at home. He was born in Glendale, Calif. He is survived by daughters Julie Jones and Janet Feith; sister Barbara Witt; caregivers Jaana Makipaa, Kerry Lynn Fleischauer and Terrill Ruzic; and a grandchild. Services to be announced.

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Janet Dorothy Leong

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June 18, 2012
Janet Dorothy “Aunty Jan” Leong, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bill and Gordon, daughters Annette Gibu and Cathy Yin, 17 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Dorothy Kikue Lindo

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June 21, 2012
Dorothy Kikue Lindo, 90, of Mililani, a retired Kramer’s salesperson, died. She was born in Umauma, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Patrick, Michael and Karl; brother Mitsuo Miyashiro; sister Yone Yagi; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Edward Robello Medeiros

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June 10, 2012
Edward Robello Medeiros, 88, of Hono-lulu, a retired heavy equipment engineer at Public Works Center Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Alma; sons Lester, Cleveland and Hilton; daughter Amelia Lewis; 26 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Kuniko Morinaka

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June 10, 2012
Kuniko Morinaka, 98, of Pearl City, a retired seamstress, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Roy M., daughter Carlene S. Yamamoto, 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Ralph M. Nagasawa

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June 23, 2012
Ralph M. Nagasawa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment mechanic for the Army Reserve, Department of Defense, and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Leatrice; son Lloyd; daughters Sharon Young, Theola Striker, Deborah Lum and Lorene Chang; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cas-ual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Lorna May Moy Heong Leialoha Nahale

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June 15, 2012
Lorna May Moy Heong Leialoha Nahale, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Insurance Co. word processing supervisor, died in Hono-lulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald; sons Keith, Jeff, Kirk and Guy; daughter Donni-Rae Pang; brother Denis Goo; sisters Leota Hussey and Helena Chong; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. John Vianney Parish. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Beatriz Obong Nidea

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June 26, 2012
Beatriz Obong Nidea, 90, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Alberto Sr., son Alberto Jr., daughter Becky Ramos, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. July 28 at St. Catherine’s Church, Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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Ching, Russell K.H., PHD

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CHING, RUSSELL K.H., PHD
Dr. Russell K.H. Ching passed away on May 25, 2012. His family, friends and colleagues will always remember him as a good man: loving, kind, intelligent, thoughtful and caring. As a member of the national and international academic community, his vision, and rigorous intellect will be sorely missed. Russell was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, but it was in Sacramento where he found his life work in academia. He became a faculty member of the California State University, Sacramento (CSUS), College of Business Administration (CBA) in 1994. He served as Chair of the MIS Department from 2002 to 2005 and as the Associate Dean for the CBA Undergraduate Program since 2006. As Associate Dean, Russell was known for his tireless work to make improvements to the CBA undergraduate program. In addition, Russell was an internationally known scholar in the areas of information technology and information systems. However great his work and standing at the university and within the academic community, Russell always found time to be a family man. He lived by the motto, ‘Family is number one.’ He loved his life with Lisa, Christopher, Elizabeth, and little Sammy, and was always finding ways to bring new experiences into their lives. Relatives and friends will recall fond memories of gathering at his home to celebrate the holidays and life’s important milestones. Russell is survived by his wife, Lisa, children, Christopher, Elizabeth, and Samuel, sister, Carole Ching, and nephew, Keoni Dunn. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rose and George Ching. A memorial service was held at George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers, 2691 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95818.

Ching, Russell K.H., PHD

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CHING, RUSSELL K.H., PHD
Dr. Russell K.H. Ching passed away on May 25, 2012. His family, friends and colleagues will always remember him as a good man: loving, kind, intelligent, thoughtful and caring. As a member of the national and international academic community, his vision, and rigorous intellect will be sorely missed. Russell was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, but it was in Sacramento where he found his life work in academia. He became a faculty member of the California State University, Sacramento (CSUS), College of Business Administration (CBA) in 1994. He served as Chair of the MIS Department from 2002 to 2005 and as the Associate Dean for the CBA Undergraduate Program since 2006. As Associate Dean, Russell was known for his tireless work to make improvements to the CBA undergraduate program. In addition, Russell was an internationally known scholar in the areas of information technology and information systems. However great his work and standing at the university and within the academic community, Russell always found time to be a family man. He lived by the motto, ‘Family is number one.’ He loved his life with Lisa, Christopher, Elizabeth, and little Sammy, and was always finding ways to bring new experiences into their lives. Relatives and friends will recall fond memories of gathering at his home to celebrate the holidays and life’s important milestones. Russell is survived by his wife, Lisa, children, Christopher, Elizabeth, and Samuel, sister, Carole Ching, and nephew, Keoni Dunn. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rose and George Ching. A memorial service was held at George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers, 2691 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95818.

Cecilia Legaspi Quirimit

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June 18, 2012
Cecilia Legaspi Quirimit, 81, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Jaime F. Sr.; sons Jaime and Darwin; daughters Myrna Labarientos and Tess Sabado; brothers Wilson Legaspi, and Pablo and Isidro Flores; sisters Cirila Cargo, Anselma Marin, and Felicitas and Virginia Duclayan; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Chester Rikio Sueoka

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June 29, 2012
Chester Rikio Sueoka, 64, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Community Correctional Center mechanic supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Sadako, brother Harold and sisters Marian Hamada and Doris Kimura. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Inurnment 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hatsuko Teruya

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June 24, 2012
Hatsuko Teruya, 93, of Honolulu, a retired practical nurse, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Dr. Kazuo, Keiji, Kishiro and Daniel G.; and sisters Yoshiko Chang, Anna K. Arakaki and Amy Sonoda. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Yoshio Tsue

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May 27, 2012
Yoshio Tsue, 88, of Haleiwa, a Hawaiian Bitumuls retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nobuko; sons Wayne, Melvin and Lloyd; sisters Emiko Onaga and Mabel Nagamine; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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CORAZON “AZON” REGINALDO VALLESTEROS

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CORAZON “AZON” REGINALDO
VALLESTEROS
Age 59, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away June 4, 2012 in Ewa Beach. Born October 27, 1952 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.
He is survived by wife, Elvira “Elvie” Vallesteros; son, Gene Vallesteros; daughter, Sharon (Kawika) Garcia; mother, Erlinda Vallesteros; brothers, Andring (Elsie) Vallesteros, Dante (Myrna) Vallesteros of Philippines, Ronald (Leilani) Vallesteros; sisters, Cely (Roger) Taong, Evangeline (Raymond) Bihis; 5 grand-children.
Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (July 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (July 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Lester Hitoshi Yoneda

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June 22, 2012
Lester Hitoshi Yoneda, 58, of Honolulu, a master automotive technician, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Suzan I.; sons Winston, Lee-Taylor and Damon A.; sister Sara Corona; and numerous grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 14 at Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly, 1159 Gulick Ave. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Grace Lai Wah Yuen

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June 21, 2012
Grace Lai Wah Yuen, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Aliamanu Elementary School teacher and counselor, died in Hale Ho Aloha Nursing Home. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by brother Norman H.Y. and sisters Dorothy L.S. Yuen and Pearl Y. Yamashita. Private services.

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Walter Hook Sung Yuen

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June 24, 2012
Walter Hook Sung Yuen, 89, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Board of Water Supply retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Janna, brother Walter K.P. and sister Charlotte Hedani. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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