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Cresencia Sagisi Acojido

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July 24, 2012
Cresencia Sagisi Acojido, 83, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired landscaper with Kauai Nursery and Landscaping, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Henry S., Julian and Peter Acojido, and Froilan A. Cravalho; daughters Luz Labrador and Teresa Ramos; sisters Dominga S. Alcaraz and Elisa S. Adaoag; 22 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Aug. 4 at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial in the Philippines.

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Barbara M. Ahia

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July 12, 2012
Barbara M. Ahia, 69, of Kahuku, a Kaneohe District Park swimming pool manager, died in Kailua. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by husband Don, mother Gerda Barrus and brother Walter R. Barrus. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at King’s Cathedral, 5740 Kalanianaole Highway. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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Dinicia N. Ariz

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July 15, 2012
Dinicia N. Ariz, 87, of Mililani died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George D. Jr. and Byron S., daughter Marlene Lowthian and Roberta Koenigsberger, brothers Stan and Jose “Joe” Narito, sisters Evelyn Caluya and Ann Villanueva, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Merrydy Barnett

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July 10, 2012
Merrydy “Dee” Barnett, 81, of Kahuku, a chef, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. She was born in California. Private services.

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Laura B. Bingaman

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June 22, 2012
Laura B. Bingaman, 52, of Honolulu, owner of First Hawaiian Mortgage, died. She was born in Colorado. She is survived by daughter Andrea. Services: 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at Lanikai Beach canoes area. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Aloha United Way.

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CARLINA PADILLA BITAO

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CARLINA PADILLA
BITAO
Age 92, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away July 13, 2012 in Waipahu. Born March 27, 1920 in Balangobong, Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines.
She is survived by husband, Romualdo S. Bitao; daughters, Jovita Bitao, Editha (Domy) Soliven, Placida Bitao, Alicia Bitao, Emy (Ogie) Rivera, Mely (Nestor) Mendoza; 13 grand-children; 1 great-grandchildren; sisters, Veneranda Elcano, Efipania Ventura.
Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (August 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Burial will take place in Philippines at a later date. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

AVELINA P. CASTILLO

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AVELINA P. CASTILLO
Age 98, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away June 20, 2012 in Honolulu. Born May 9, 1914 in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.
She is survived by caregivers, Mercy & Del Estaban; nephew, Chris Castillo.
Visitation 9:00 a.m. Monday (July 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Florence Marie Delzell

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July 10, 2012
Florence Marie Delzell, 93, of Honolulu, a retired interior decorator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by son Richard C. Ray, daughter Stephanie Ercole, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. No services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Julia Flores

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July 1, 2012
Julia Flores, 63, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She is was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Moses Robello Jr. and sisters Margaret Ponce, Frances Jardine and Jeannette Navarro. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Clifford Cran Francis

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July 8, 2012
Clifford Cran Francis, 23, of Kapapala, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Lani and Bill Petrie, brothers Alex Francis and Charles Petrie, sister Kathleen Petrie Gray and grandparents Genevieve Cran, and Charles and Rose Petrie. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 4 at the family residence, Kapapala Ranch, Kau. Casual attire.

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Wanda L.K. Freitas

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July 23, 2012
Wanda L.K. Freitas, 62, of Waimea, Kauai, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Damien; daughters Michell Lyn and Melissa Santiago, and Monica Lumabao; stepson Delbert; stepdaughters Nicole Nonaka, Diane Delima and Sheila Freitas; brother Howard Naleimaile; sister Mona McCullough; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Foreign Church. Services: 10 a.m.

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Beatriz Dakis Geronimo

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July 14, 2012
Beatriz Dakis Geronimo, 79, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. She was born in Pampanga, Philippines. She is survived by sons Daniel and David, daughter Diana, sister Celia Larin and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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KATHLEEN TAYLOR JOSLIN

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KATHLEEN TAYLOR JOSLIN
62 of Kailua a retired estimator for Zelinsky Painting, passed away peacefully on June 9, 2012 in Suwanee, Georgia. She is survived by daughter Kelly, son Mark, grandchildren Jennifer, Jacob, Desiree, Jack and James, brother Jeff Taylor and sister Betsy Ponciano. The greatest joys in her life were her family, the love of baseball and her dog Gypsy. Private services to be held.

Samuel G.K. Ah Nee Jr.

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July 13, 2012
Samuel G.K. Ah Nee Jr., 75, of Kaneohe, a city Refuse Division superintendent at the Kailua yard and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Wendell and Branden; daughters Donna Tanouye, Wanda Ah Nee, Pamela Ah Nee-Sua and Wendy Kahumoku; hanai daughter Denny-Jean Bayford; mother Jennie; brother David; 21 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Kenneth Shigeru Honma Jr.

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July 6, 2012
Kenneth Shigeru Honma Jr., 69, of Honolulu, co-owner of Wholesale Unlimited and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Betty S., sons Marc M. and Yates T., brothers Allen and Michael, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Charles A. Peterson Jr.

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July 18, 2012
Charles A. “Pete” Peterson Jr., 91, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Douglas Aircraft hydraulic engineer, operator of Santa Catalina Mooring Service and an Army veteran who served in World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star and Philippine Defense Medal, died at home. He was born in Stanley, N.C. He is survived by son Bill, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Aug. 18 at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice in memory of Charles A. Peterson.

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Merrie Masako Kendrick

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June 11, 2012
Merrie Masako Kendrick, 94, of Lufkin, Texas, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Fred M. and Gerald P., daughter Kathleen Kolk, sister Doris Sheeley, 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services held.

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ANDREW KAY JOE KIM

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ANDREW KAY JOE KIM
82, of Honolulu, a retired Employee of Foremost Dairies and a veteran of the US Marine Corps, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2012. He was born in Kalihi Valley on January 7, 1930. He is survived by wife, Theresa; children, Anna, Andrew (Cheryl), and Anthony (Ha); four grandchildren, Logan, Jacob, Samantha, and Jonathan; and sister, Margaret Chiu.
Visitation 5:30p/Service 6:30p on Tuesday, July 31 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Mass 9:30a at Sacred Heart Parish on Wilder Avenue on Wednesday, August 1 with burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe.

ANDREW KAY JOE KIM

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ANDREW KAY
JOE KIM
82, of Honolulu, a retired Employee of Foremost Dairies and a veteran of the US Marine Corps, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2012. He was born in Kalihi Valley on January 7, 1930. He is survived by wife, Theresa; children, Anna, Andrew (Cheryl), and Anthony (Ha); four grandchildren, Logan, Jacob, Samantha, and Jonathan; and sister, Margaret Chiu.
Visitation 5:30p/Service 6:30p on Tuesday, July 31 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Mass 9:30a at Sacred Heart Parish on Wilder Avenue on Wednesday, August 1 with burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe.

William Henry Kraft

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July 12, 2012
William Henry “Bill” Kraft, 85, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Honolulu Airport general manager and Hilo Airport manager, died at home. He also was an air traffic controller, airline passenger agent and a Coast Guard veteran. He was born in Cleveland. He is survived by wife Ruth, son Robert, daughter Renee and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

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Cleighton K. K. Lau

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CLEIGHTON
K.K. LAU
5/29/57 – 7/25/12
Celebration of Life for Cleighton K.K. Lau will be held on Sunday, July 29, 2012, at Roy’s Ko’Olina Restaurant at 1:00 pm.

Margaret Levy

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July 2, 2012
Margaret Levy, 65, of Koae, Hawaii, a certified nursing assistant, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by companion Anthony Dohanos, son Amedeo Markoff, brother Gary and two grandchildren. Services: noon Aug. 4 at Pohoiki Beach Park.

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Vicente Mendoza

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June 30, 2012
Vicente “Cente” Mendoza, 79, of Aiea, a retired Moana Surfrider Hotel employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Erlinda; son Lorenzo; daughters Emelda Lapointe, Erlinda Viado and Virginia Gano; brothers Pedro, Sotero, Rosendo and Sonny; sister Leonarda Ramil; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Nora Sunoko Nakamura

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July 10, 2012
Nora Sunoko Nakamura, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Epiphany School child day care attendant, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Miles M., brothers Harold S. and Noboru Higa, sister Patsy S. Garald, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday 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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Florentina Naone

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July 4, 2012
Florentina “Tina” Naone, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired activities coordinator at Ann Pearl Care Home, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Franklyn “Jr.,” Daniel “Bat” and Richard “Rick”; and daughters Kamelon “Kammy” and Elizabeth “Libby.” Services: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robert Hughes Pearson

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July 11, 2012
Robert Hughes Pearson, 89, of Aiea, a retired KZOO Radio electrical engineer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Muncie, Ind. He is survived by nephews James, Tucker, Jeff and Stephan McAtee. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ronald Jess Pebley

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July 7, 2012
Ronald Jess “Pops” Pebley, 75, of Honolulu, an artist, picture framing specialist and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Missouri. He is survived by sons George and Curtis Pebley, Noble and Montgomery “Buttons” Kaluhiokalan, and William Cooki; daughters Valerie Pebley, Keahaulani Jardine and Jackie Kalani; sister Betty Mclaren; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Aug. 4 at the Waikiki Wall. Casual attire. Lei welcome.

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Alice L. Peters

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July 23, 2012
Alice L. Peters, 98, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Leonard and Kenneth, hanai daughter Lucille V. Chung, sister Virginia Fernandes, nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Aug. 4 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Papaaloa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Nellie Naleielua Loihana Piena

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July 13, 2012
Nellie Naleielua Loihana Piena, 84, of Kaneohe, a Haiku Gardens Restaurant hostess and manager, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Wainwright, Clarence “Baba” and Peter “Butch”; daughters Uilani Piena and Aileen Pahia; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Darlene E. Plaster

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July 16, 2012
Darlene E. “Dana” Plaster, 59, of Oroville, Calif., died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eddie R.; sons Michael and Brian Kovaloff, and Flint Plaster; daughters Jennifer Mochizuki, Jennifer Sepulveda, Belinda Williams and Deidra Edgar; father Joe Mochizuki; brothers Dwight Decker and Wayne Mochizuki; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 3 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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