Archive for July 28th, 2012

Carlina Padilla Bitao

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July 13, 2012
Carlina Padilla Bitao, 92, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Romualdo S.; daughters Jovita, Placida and Alicia Bitao, Editha Soliven, Emy Rivera and Mely Mendoza; sisters Veneranda Elcano and Efipania Ventura; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mee Won Chan

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July 17, 2012
Mee Won Chan, 76, of Honolulu, a former employee at Cindy’s Lei & Flower Shoppe and Silver Dragon & House of Chee Restaurant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Paul; daughters Leslie Lai Mee and Lai Yee Chan, and Kathy Young; brothers Ping Shang Liu, and Kim Ming and Tony Lew; sisters Bik Hwa and Xiu Hwa Liu; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Abbie Ape Kahookaulana Choy

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July 24, 2012
Abbie Ape Kahookaulana Choy, 85, of Hilo died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kalapana, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Bernice Walker, sister Ellen Canon, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Pahoa, Hawaii. Mass: 9 a.m. Urn burial to follow at the church cemetery. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Janet Y. Chun

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July 14, 2012
Janet Y. Chun, 76, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by son Jacob; daughter Joyce; brothers Harry T., Paul H. and Walter M. Mizushima; sister Helen H. Baba; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lisa Kay Luhrsen Eade

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July 19, 2012
Lisa Kay Luhrsen Eade, 41, of Haleiwa, a state Department of Education teacher, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Anaheim, Calif. She is survived by husband Sivan, son Zerak L., daughter Serafina L. and parents Alexander and Kathleen Luhrsen. Details for Aug. 4 services to be determined. Scattering of ashes at sunset Aug. 4 at Kaena Point. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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MARIANO PAGDILAO FAGARAGAN

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MARIANO PAGDILAO FAGARAGAN
Age 92, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away June 22, 2012 in Honolulu. Born January 6, 1920 in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Oahu Sugar Plantation as a irrigator for Waiahole Water Irrigation Company.
He is survived by sons, Felizardo P. Fagaragan, Ernesto (Flordelina) Fagaragan, Rody (Rose) Fagaragan; daughters, Elizabeth Nagtalon, Teresita (Vicente) Sadorra, Emme (Edgardo) Caberto; 34 grand-children; 63 great-grand-children; 13 great-great-grand-children; brothers, Ludivico (Remedios) Pagaragan, Andres Pagaragan; sister, Carlina Coloma.
Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (August 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (August 4) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Program 10:00 a.m. Prayer Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Maria Flor Huliganga

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July 18, 2012
Maria Flor Huliganga, 82, of Lahaina died in Lahaina. She was born in La Union, Philippines. She is survived by husband Brigido; sons Elmer, Noel, Nelson, Joaquin and Marcial; daughters Lina Rualo, Florita Basco and Perla Andrada; 21 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. today at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation.

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Davina Maude Kamakahukilani Kamalani-Reiger

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July 10, 2012
Davina Maude Kamakahukilani Kamalani-Reiger, 55, of Honolulu, a resident manager at Mesa Creek Apartments in Bakersfield, Calif., died in Bakersfield. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard G., son Chad K. Kamalani-Coleman, daughters Tatia-Jenay K. Kamalani-Manpathoum and Shanelle Aguayo, parents David and Maude Kamalani, brother David Kamalani, sisters Alva Kamalani and Danielle Kamalani-Patoc, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Florence Natsuko Kim

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July 10, 2012
Florence Natsuko Kim, 82, of Honolulu, a Cafe Bon Bon food server and waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Frank, daughter Rene Crawford, sister Betty Arakaki, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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ISAO KIMOTO

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ISAO KIMOTO
Age 96, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away June 19, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born September 13, 1915 in Puunene, Maui, HI. Isao was a retired carpenter. He was a member of the Wahiawa Hongwanji.
He is survived by sons, Alan (Kris) Kimoto, Stephen Kimoto, Stanley (Dorothy) Kimoto of CA, Reggie (Cindy) Kimoto; daughter, Patricia (Neal) Gause of VA; 5 grandchildren.
Private services were held.

Ruth Wong Lee

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July 15, 2012
Ruth Wong Lee, 87, of Honolulu, vice president of Wong’s Drapery Shoppe, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Diane L. Kudo and Deborah W.J. Chun, brothers Walter M.F. and Alfred M.K. Wong, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Taoist services: 12:30 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Ida Lee Parkman

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July 24, 2012
Ida Lee Parkman, 87, of Palestine, Texas, died in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She was born in Palestine. She is survived by daughter Jimmye Brown; brothers Frank, Lloyd and Roy Goodson; sister Elvira McCall; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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William C. Philip

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July 22, 2012
William C. Philip, 90, of Kaimuki, a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence C., daughters Ann Leilani Caywood and Iwalani Eileen, and five grandchildren. Private family gathering.

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Warren Toshio Shigenaga

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July 9, 2012
Warren Toshio Shigenaga, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Restaurant Supply vice president and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; daughters Erica Y. and Monica N. Shigenaga, and Edie H. Shigenaga-Smith; brothers Fred and Paul; sister Helen Nagai; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Agustin Abucay Galinato Sr.

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July 10, 2012
Agustin Abucay Galinato Sr., 89, of Honolulu, a retired stevedore, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Esperanza C.; daughters Virginia Roumbos, Norma Garcia, Juliet Northrup and Teresita Tan; brother Santiago; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Koichi Tamura

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July 8, 2012
Koichi Tamura, 93, of Wahiawa died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by daughter Stacie F. Nakahara, sister Hisako Hart and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Reece Tavares

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July 23, 2012
Robert Reece “Brutus” Tavares, 62, of Honolulu, a parking lot attendant, artist, carpenter and mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waco, Texas. He is survived by mother Katherine, brother Thomas and sister Cynthia Marks. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Kewalo Basin (Harbor) aboard the Kepoikai Catamaran. Casual attire. Donations suggested to charity.

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C.R. Williaford

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July 14, 2012
C.R. “Will” Williaford, 81, of Kailua, a retired Marine Corps captain and aircraft maintenance officer, died in Kailua. He was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. He is survived by wife Gloria; daughters Cynthia Web, Teresa Williaford and Sharon Walsh; sisters Pauline Perkins, Dorothy Brown and Glenda Waddle; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Yin Chun Young

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July 25, 2012
Yin Chun Young, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Hotel housekeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Chung Shan, China. She is survived by husband Lum Gun; sons Libert, Roy and Ronald; daughter Laura Anders; a sister; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Graveside services at noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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