Archive for August 19th, 2012

KAELENE PUANANI AHU REY

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KAELENE PUANANI AHU REY
August 20, 1952, Honolulu Hawaii – July 22, 2012, Sonoma, California
Kaelene Puanani Ahu Rey passed away peacefully at home in Sonoma with family and dear friends at her side after a valiant battle against a complicated illness. She is survived by her devoted and loving husband Bob, their loving sons Kellen and Ryan, sister Debra, brothers Kelly and Bryan and many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Kaelene is remembered for her extraordinary kindness and generosity of spirit which was felt by all those who knew her. She profoundly touched the lives of many in both Hawaii where she grew up and continued to spend time, and in the San Francisco Bay Area as well as Sonoma where she and Bob settled to raise their boys. Kaelene was deeply engaged in her quiet way in preserving and sharing her Hawaiian heritage in its many manifestations and warmly embraced all who walked into her life. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday August 25th at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary in Kaneohe, Hawaii. A public viewing begins at l0 AM followed by the service.

Deborah Jean Roque

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Aug. 14, 2012
Deborah Jean Roque, 45, of Honolulu, a furniture refinisher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Cade “Baba” Phillips, Brandon Fong and Alladin, Nathaniel, Caven, Hao, Kala, Chace, Ha’i, Kona, Lucian, Cade, Shaden and Seth; daughters Anu, Celyn, Kylie, Tennille and Taelyn; brothers Buddy, Michael and Kevin Roque, Chad Whitney and Tad Ybanez; sisters Tina Roque, Clydena Whitney, Sherrie-Rose Uejo and Clydee and Clydette Self; mothers Lita Roque and Joycelyn Self. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary Chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Vallies, Yvonne Rose

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VALLIES,
YVONNE ROSE
(Age74) Yvonne was born December 7, 1937 in Honolulu, Hawaii and passed away July 7, 2012 in Spokane, Washington. She is survived by her husband, William “Bill” Vallies Jr. and their 3 children; Darlene, Billy, and Paul. Services will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 10:00 am at St. George Catholic Church in Waimanalo.

Cai Yun Situ

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Aug. 9, 2012
Cai Yun Situ, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by sons William Leong and Liang She Huang, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences may be sent to www.BorthwickOahu.com.

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FREDERICK “SMITTY” SMITH

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FREDERICK “SMITTY” SMITH
Age 80, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away July 30, 2012 in Waianae. Born November 14, 1931 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
He is survived by wife, Patricia Smith; sons, Edward Smith, Frederick Smith Jr., Kenneth Smith, Ricky Smith, Henry Smith; daughters, Emily (James) Kaleopaa, Amber Smith, Marvis Lei Smith, Debbie Smith; sister, Helen Cordeiro; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (August 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

Douglas M. Vallente Sr.

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July 20, 2012
Douglas M. “Dano” Vallente Sr., 70, of Hilo, formerly of Honokaa, Hawaii, a bus driver for Laupahoehoe Transportation Co. and former Bragado Bus Services of Honokaa, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by son Douglas M. Jr., daughter Jane P. Makuakane, brothers Alan Vallente and Ralph Cordoban, and sisters Frances “Grama Epps” Epenesa and Carmen Alfiler. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Rose Mitsuko Sugai

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July 27, 2012
Rose Mitsuko Sugai, 85, of Waipahu, a retired Meadow Gold Dairies credit manager, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard T.; sons Brant M. and Stephen T.; brothers Stanley and Sparks Segawa; sisters Janet Matsumoto, Mary Tanabe and Jean Sonoda; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services. 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tamotsu Sugimoto

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Aug. 8, 2012
Tamotsu “Tamo” Sugimoto, 85, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. field supervisor, died. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Michael Ito, daughters Cathy Villaverde and Sonya Tavares, sister Chiyoko Kon, seven grandchildren and three great-grand- children. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao, Maui. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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ISABELO “ISLING” CISNERO TERRADO

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ISABELO “ISLING” CISNERO TERRADO
Age 75, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away July 21, 2012. Born July 4, 1937 in Linoc, Bin Maley, Pangasinan, Philippines. A member of the Moanalua Community Church, U.C.C. Practicing Physician and medical professor at the Lyceum University, Philippines.
He is survived by wife, Lita Terrado; son, Lawrence Terrado; daughters, Marie Christine Terrado, Karen Terrado, Krystal Terrado; brothers, Damaso (Angelita) Terrado, Alvaro (Regina) Terrado, Alberto (Juanita) Terrado; sisters, Aurora (Virgilio) Tomas, Shirley (Melvyn) Caras, Zenaida (Buddy) Bautista; 1 grandchild.
Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (August 25) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu) Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Teruyo Tokushige

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Aug. 5, 2012
Teruyo Tokushige, 91, of Kaneohe, a homemaker/seamstress, died in 15 Craigside Nursing Home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Sandra Enoki and Norma Tokushige, sister Evelyn Tsuda and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Wanda Mililani Vierra

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Aug. 7, 2012
Wanda Mililani Vierra, 59, of Haiku, Maui, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Charles Jr., Joseph, Jessie and Willaby Vierra; daughters Charlo, Samantha and Synnymon Vierra; mother Beatrice Kekahuna; brothers Boniface Jr. and Sanford Kekahuna and Donidean Poouahi; sisters Colette Baisa, Ranette Kekahuna-Bee; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Private burial. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lorraine Ann Wakefield

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July 6, 2012
Lorraine Ann Wakefield, 75, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Lindy Risner, daughters Leilani Arioli and Thurina Brown and sister Jan Angar-Shimabukuro. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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