Archive for August 4th, 2012

Jamile Herring Kuhia Agbayani

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July 25, 2012
Jamile Herring Kuhia Agbayani, 27, of Wahiawa, an All Area Plumbing employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Santa Rosa, Calif. He is survived by wife Gina, daughters Ava and Leila, father Herring, mother Mary Holden, brothers Eric Tuscano and Jerral Agbayani, and sisters Sacha Martinez, and Amalia, Kiali, Martina, Mariah and Ana Agbayani. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Suzanne M. Akaka

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July 1, 2012
Suzanne M. Akaka, 75, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in California. She is survived by sons Kahoa, Kaipo and Kalani; daughter Maialoha Gonzalez; hanai daughter Gay Ramaila; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 11 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Hook Chu Cemetery, 2209 Pahoa Road, Honolulu. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Encarnacion G. Badua

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July 22, 2012
Encarnacion G. Badua, 83, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. She was born in Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by son Inocencio Jr.; daughters Rose B. Blalock, Rebecca Santarina and Minda Gapasin; sisters Consing and Mary Gapasin; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Bibiana Agonoy Campos

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July 21, 2012
Bibiana Agonoy “Bibing” Campos, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery fruit packer, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Teofilo “Pilo,” son Geronimo “Gerry,” daughters Herminia “Hermie” Querido and Ernestina “Tina” Bucasas, brother Flor Agonoy, sisters Ines Albano and Salome Manibog, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Candace Francis

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June 10, 2012
Candace Francis, 67, of Honolulu, a USS Arizona Memorial ranger and educator, and a retired Army master sergeant, died in West Point, N.Y. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by son Jordan, daughter Noelani Cox and sisters Michele Aiwohi and Bobbe Fernandez. Services: 9 a.m. Aug. 11 at Ala Moana Beach Park, picnic site 4. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to New Hope Oahu Prison Ministry.

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MABEL MEDEIROS FREITAS

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MABEL MEDEIROS FREITAS
Age 88, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away July 16, 2012 in Waipahu. Born October 26, 1923 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
She is survived by son, Charles N. Freitas; daughters, Betty Freitas, Geraldine Rivera; 2 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (August 8) at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church; (94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu) Mass 10:30 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha Attire.

Douglas Hamamoto

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July 22, 2012
Douglas Hamamoto, 88, of Kualapuu, Molokai, a retired Del Monte Corp. welder, died in Wailea, Maui. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Betty H.; daughters Gail Bierbaum, Phyllis Ann Sone, Faye Eum and Karen Arakaki; brother Choko; sister Misao Reyes; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Aug. 13 at Lanikeha Recreation Center, Hoolehua, Molokai. Services: 5 p.m. Additional visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 20 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Honolulu. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gunter Von Hamm

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July 2, 2012
Gunter Von Hamm, 87, of Honolulu, owner of G. Von Hamm Textiles Inc., will be remembered in services Thursday at Central Union Church. He was born in Bremen, Germany. He is survived by wife Ahulani, son David, daughter Laurie and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Reception to follow services. Aloha attire.

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Frances Samantha Kvatek

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July 24, 2012
Frances Samantha “Frankie” Kvatek, 26, of Hauula, a Koolau Supercuts hair designer, will be remembered in services 4 p.m. Tuesday at Temple Emanu-El. She was born in Nashville, Tenn. She is survived by son Andrew Anderson, parents David and Portia, and sister Dixie.

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Tetsuo Matsumoto

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TETSUO MATSUMOTO
92, of Honolulu. Retired Maintenance worker for Punahou Schools. Passed on July 11, 2012 at Wahiawa General Hospital. Preceded in death by wife, Teiko. Survived by his son in Illinois, Michael (Virginia); granddaughter, Amanda. Services will be held August 14(Tuesday) at Jodo Mission of Hawaii; visitation 9 a.m., services 10 a.m. Casual attire

Hideki Nakamura

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July 28, 2012
Hideki Nakamura, 90, of Honolulu, a retired attorney at King Nakamura & Chun Hoon and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. He is survived by wife Irene T.O. and son Kurt. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Florencio Ramos

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July 29, 2012
James Florencio “Kimo” Ramos, 50, of Ewa Beach, a retired Army chief warrant officer and an Aviation Missile Command senior staff technical representative, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jimie R., son James K.R., daughters Dawn Gomez and Shannon K. Ramos, father Pio, sister Noreen Ramos-Harrington and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Marilyn Jean Rente

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July 12, 2012
Marilyn Jean Rente, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired baker at Zippy’s Napoleon’s Bakery, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry L.; son Henry L. Jr.; daughters Sharon I. LaFortune and Donna J. Kamei; brother Raymond Medeiros; sisters Shirley Kilborn, Evelyn Pool and Debra Medeiros; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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IGNACIO S. SERAPION

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IGNACIO S. SERAPION
Age 93, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away July 13, 2012 in Waianae. Born February 1, 1919 in Apaya Mapandan, Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from Local 368, Laborer’s International Union.
He is survived by sons, Dominador (Shirley) Serapion, Rogelio (Rosario Mary) Serapion, Jayme (Norma Bautista) Serapion, Vivencio (Mina) Serapion; daughters, Marcelina (Juan) Bautista, Leonora Serapion; 25 grand-children; 18 great-grand-children.
Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (August 10) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Biart Gustave Nahakuelua Spencer

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July 20, 2012
Biart Gustave Nahakuelua Spencer, 72, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran and a warehouse manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Biart G.N. Spencer Jr. and Steven Thomas, brothers Patrick C.H. and Peter M.K., sister Andretta E.K. “Bunnie” Kaahaaina, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery, family plot. Casual attire.

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Andres Pigao Viernes Sr.

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July 5, 2012
Andres Pigao Viernes Sr., 69, of Ewa Beach, a retired Dole Co. tractor operator, died in Aiea. He was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosalina “Lily”; sons Alan and Andres Jr.; daughters Lolita Cuya, Marilyn Villanueva, Analyn Viernes and Marie Romero; brothers Vevincio and Ricardo; sisters Isabel and Marcelina Cortez, Alejandra Visarra, Teresa Alviar and Felisa Respicio; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Yoshitaka Takaki

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YOSHITAKA TAKAKI
90, of Honolulu. Retired Electronic Technician for the Federal Aviation Agency. Born in Hilo, passed on July 18 in Honolulu. Preceded in death by wife, Florence; he is survived by his son, Terry (Doreen); three grandchildren; brothers, Harry Takaki, Alexander Takaki and William Takagi; sisters, Lilly Miyashita and Carol Matsuzaki. Memorial services will be held August 11, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; visitation 10:30, services 11:30. Casual attire, no flowers, no monetary gifts.

JOHN ‘JOHNNY’ WILLIAMS

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JOHN ‘JOHNNY’ WILLIAMS
“He Was Our Beginning”
John “Johnny” Williams Sr., 91 years, died on July 28, 2012 of natural causes. He was born in Honolulu and grew up in Liliha, the son of John Williams and Kealoha Aimoku.
At the age of 16, he started working at McCabe, Hamilton and Renny, Ltd. as a stevedore and retired as a supervisor after 52 years of dedicated service.
John loved playing his ukulele, singing, and Sunday afternoons in the backyard “having a few” with family and friends.
He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy Jean, daughters, Leatrice Maluhia Kauahi, Bernadette Nalani Williams-Wright, Sandra Kuulei (William Morry) Moskovitz, Louise Kealoha (Howard Harvey) Gerboc, sons, John Williams Jr. and Jeff (Debbie) Williams, 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation on Friday, August 10, 2012, 5:00 p.m. at Borthwick Mortuary Mauka Chapel, services to begin at 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire and leis are welcomed.
Our daily stream of life goes on,
but still that vacant chair
recalls the love, the voice, the smile
of the man who once sat there.
Aloha `Oe Dad and Papa!

Norene Fumiko Williams

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July 18, 2012
Norene Fumiko Williams, 64, and husband Scott Lee Williams, 65, both of Mililani, died. She was a retired teacher from the Twin Falls (Idaho) School District and died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. He was a retired psychologist in Idaho and died in Honolulu. He was born in McCook, Neb. They are survived by sons Tracy and Travis, and two grandchildren. She is also survived by mother Yayeko Nonaka, brother Howard Nonaka and sister Elaine Mahoney. He is also survived by father Ronald and brother Terry. Private services.

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Scott Lee Williams

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July 19, 2012
Norene Fumiko Williams, 64, and husband Scott Lee Williams, 65, both of Mililani, died. She was a retired teacher from the Twin Falls (Idaho) School District and died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. He was a retired psychologist in Idaho and died in Honolulu. He was born in McCook, Neb. They are survived by sons Tracy and Travis, and two grandchildren. She is also survived by mother Yayeko Nonaka, brother Howard Nonaka and sister Elaine Mahoney. He is also survived by father Ronald and brother Terry. Private services.

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