Archive for July 7th, 2012

Gerald Allen Abersold

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June 30, 2012
Gerald Allen Abersold, 71, of Honolulu, a retired security guard and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Dalila and brothers Ronald and Spencer. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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Rizalina N. Aguzar

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June 14, 2012
Rizalina N. “Saling” Aguzar, 92, of Washington, a retired schoolteacher in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, died in Seattle. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Enrique Jr. and Dexter; daughters Milagros Aguzar, Erna Ganitano, Ruth San Antonio, Aida Agpalo and Madelyn Rollolazo; sisters Soledad Campaniano and Pacita Naidas; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Honolulu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Laila June Beirne

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June 28, 2012
Laila June Beirne, 79, of Honolulu, a retired secretary, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kyle, Shawn and Kaipo; daughters Debby Solheim and Robyn Eaton; brothers Daniel and Dennis Sison; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi ward. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Jerry S.K. Chow

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June 10, 2012
Jerry S.K. Chow, 86, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeanne, sons Thomas and Richard, daughter Laura Tsunemoto, sister Hope Scantlin and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Jeffrey Allen Dallas

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June 17, 2012
Jeffrey Allen Dallas, 53, of Kailua-Kona, a plumber, died in Kailua-Kona. He was born in Merced, Calif. He is survived by wife Rhonda; sons Mitchell and Nick; daughters Savannah and Candice Dallas, and Bridgette Grider; brother James; sisters Judy Carper, Jackie Dallas-Cox and Janeen Able; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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James L. Gaston

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June 24, 2012
James L. Gaston, 84, of Honolulu, a television repair shop owner and operator and an Army veteran, died in the Veterans Administration Community Living Center, Honolulu. He was born in Tutwiler, Miss. He is survived by wife Yong Hui. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Burial to follow. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Charles G. Hanohano

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June 25, 2012
Charles G. “Butch” Hanohano, 68, of Hono-kaa, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Police Department officer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynne; daughters Trisha Kishida, Heidi Kainoa and Amber Christensen; brothers Mike and Mark “Dutch”; sister Jackie Shannon; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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William Heltzel

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June 29, 2012
William “Bill” Heltzel, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force major and pilot, died in Honolulu. He was born in Elgin, Ill. He is survived by son Rick and sister Amy Purtzer. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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Fely Ibea Ines

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June 11, 2012
Fely Ibea Ines, 56, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by brothers Benny, Rogelio and Gilbert; and sister Delia. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Norman J. Kam

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June 26, 2012
Norman J. Kam, 67, of Mililani, a retired mechanic, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jeremy and Jonathan, mother Amy Amoy Kam, brothers Eric Kam O’Leary and Joel Leong, sister Mona Ann McNamara, former wife Sally, a grandchild and a step-grandchild. Private services.

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Colin C. Kippen Sr. and Healani Burgess Kippen

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March 16, 2007; May 13, 2012
Colin C. Kippen Sr., 83, of Kaneohe, a Marsh account executive and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu, and his wife, Healani Burgess Kippen, 85, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Aiea. They were born in Honolulu. They are survived by sons Colin C. Jr., Douglas K. and Keith K.; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: noon. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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MARGARET NAMAKALOA KUAIOHOLANI

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MARGARET NAMAKALOA KUAIOHOLANI
A beloved daughter, sister, cousin and friend passed away on June 11, 2012 at Arcadia Retirement Residence after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Born on April 16, 1933 in Hilo, Hawaii, Margaret was the eldest child of Joseph and Margaret Kuaioholani.
She graduated from Hilo High-Class of ’51 and Honolulu Business College. Then worked for 35 years in Japan at Camp Zama for the Army as a secretary .
Margaret was talented and good friend to many. She’s survived by her father, Joseph; brother, Joseph, who resides in Texas with his wife Yoshiko; numerous cousins and friends.
Private services were held.

DANIEL CASSEN LEVEY

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In Loving Memory
9th Anniversary
DANIEL
CASSEN LEVEY
1983-2003
Daniel’s Anniversary will be celebrated at the Lanikai Bikepath 8k FunRun, to be held Sunday, July 8, 2011, 7 AM, at the Lanikai Boat Launch. Friends and family are invited to run for fitness, and run for fun. Medals will be awarded by the Mid-Pacific RoadRunners’ Club. For information, call Joyce at 255-7707.

Leon Seifalla Luce

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June 30, 2012
Leon Seifalla Luce, 62, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired psychiatric nurse at the Hawaii State Adult Mental Health Division, Hilo Medical Center and Life Care Center of Hilo, and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Khadiga “Nonna,” son Ari, daughter Vanda Luce Epstein, brother Larry, sister Laura Brown and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 168, Hilo, HI 96721.

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Fumie Miyahara

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June 27, 2012
Fumie “Alice” Miyahara, 87, of Pearl City, a former secretary for Miya’s Chevron Service, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glenn, daughters Irene Inafuku and Joyce Tapia-Miyahara, sister Betty Anderson, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yoshiko Miyashiro

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June 9, 2012
Yoshiko Miyashiro, 89, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired E.B. de Silva Elementary School employee, died in a Hilo care home. She was born in Pepeekeo. She is survived by son Dean, brother Edward Harakuni and sister Mildred Suganuma. Private services.

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Kikuye Ogawa Napoleon

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June 27, 2012
Kikuye Ogawa Napoleon, 88, of Honolulu, a retired cook, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by son Wayne H. Souza, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Peggy Fukiko Nishimitsu

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June 22, 2012
Peggy Fukiko Nishimitsu, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired registered nurse at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, died at home. She was born in Kunia. She is survived by daughters Lorna and Holly, brothers Jerry and Terry Ishimoto, sister Sally Yamanaka and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 28 at All Saints Episcopal Church, Kapaa. Services: 10 a.m. No flowers.

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Wallace Shoji Nomura

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June 9, 2012
Wallace Shoji Nomura, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller and an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlene S.; sons Dean K. Nomura, and Kevin K., Guy A. and Shawn Y. Omura; brother Walter; sister Vivian Kim; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Dionicio Alfredo Purisima

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June 21, 2012
Dionicio Alfredo “Pedong” Purisima, 82, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar Plantation irrigator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Gregoria “Goyang”; sons Bernard and Arnel; daughter Arlene; brother Thomas; sisters Eugenia Peralta, Lourdes Mirasol and Nina Sapilo; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at the Purisima family residence, 2067 Peleleu St., Kalaheo. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. July 14 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Raphael Catholic Cemetery, Koloa. Casual attire.

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Nathalie Maile Raquel

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May 30, 2012
Nathalie Maile Raquel, 49, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, an Akita Enterprises school bus driver, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Peo; son Wesley; daughters Dannalyn Raquel, Nathalyn Revilla and Suzielyn Kanekoa; hanai son Smith Pascubillo; mother Susan Pua; brothers Arthur Kaleohano, and Sammy, Danny, Wesley and James Pua; sisters Susan Louis, Elvainney Pascubillo, Kathie and Charmaine Pua, and Helen Frei-tas; hanai brother Maxie Navas; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. July 14 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Elissa Nalani Prestidge Recaido

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June 29, 2012
Elissa Nalani Prestidge “Lisa” Recaido, 57, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles; sons Joshua, Kale and Noah; daughters DoRe’ Arnall and Keala Campbell; parents Albert and Elizabeth Prestidge; brothers Albert and Robert Prestidge; sisters Alberta Cardus, Jacqueline Kamai, Carol Ueda, Althea Marcellino and Elizabeth Prestidge; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Kahilu Town Hall, Waimea, Hawaii. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Lei and single flowers welcome for scattering of ashes ceremony.

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Richard Estill Reed

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May 17, 2012
Richard Estill Reed, 77, of Kailua-Kona, a sales representative for a major airline supplier, died at home. He was born in Ashland, Ky. He is survived by wife Norma, sons Richard Reed and Scott Parnell, daughters Julie Reed and Kelly Costello, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services held.

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Raymond Villa Salvador

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June 27, 2012
Raymond Villa Salvador, 56, of Waipahu, a driver and an Air Force veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Susana, brothers Ricardo and Robert, and sisters Arestedes Lorenzo, Susan Macarayan, Melinda Emmel and Dorothy Espinosa. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. July 14 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. July 14. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Helen Louise Schultz

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June 16, 2012
Helen Louise Schultz, 98, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Staunton, Ill. She is survived by daughter Donna, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Thomas Takashi Shinbo

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June 5, 2012
Thomas Takashi Shinbo, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Interiors Three estimator and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stella, son Dayne T., daughter Dawn M. Aihara and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Louie James De Souza

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June 26, 2012
Louie James De Souza, 81, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo. He is survived by brothers Manuel De Souza Jr. and John P. Souza, and sisters Isabel Chandler and Violet De Souza. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

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Leonardo Causing Sr.

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June 29, 2012
Leonardo Causing Sr., 90, of Ewa Beach, a farmer and U.S. Filipino veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dativa; sons Leonardo Jr., Eduardo, Augusto and Antonio; daughter Leda Causing Mandia; and nine grandchildren. No services.

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Gayle Fukumoto Steele

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GAYLE FUKUMOTO STEELE
Died unexpectedly on June 15, 2012. A memorial service to honor her life will be at 5:30pm on July 12 at the Oahu Cemetery Chapel; visitation from 4:30pm.
Gayle was born in Honolulu on June 10, 1948, graduated from Kaimuki High School, and was a flight attendant with Hawaiian Airlines for 43 years.
Gayle is predeceased by her father, Eddie Fukumoto, and survived by her mother Lilli Tsuda Fukumoto, brother Latham, step-children James Steele and Jennifer Diaz, Jennifer’s family, her 3 dogs, close family and many dear friends.

ROLAND SANTIAGO TASANE

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ROLAND SANTIAGO TASANE
Age 67, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away June 18, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born May 12, 1945 in Tayug, Pangasinan, Philippines.
He is survived by daughter, Jannette (Rene) Basilio; brothers, Domingo (Rosie) Tasane, Willy Tasani; sisters, Cecilia Tasani, Minda Tasani, Conchita Tasani, Marlin (Loreto) Dizol.
Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (July 13) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Program: 10:00 a.m. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.


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