Archive for September 18th, 2012

Ralph Hiroto Yamashita

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Sept. 2, 2012
Ralph Hiroto Yamashita, 64, of Honolulu, a retired plumber, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Ronald. Private services.

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Francis Robert Yago

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Sept. 10, 2012
Francis Robert Yago, 68, of Haiku, Maui, an Air Force veteran who served in the VietnamWar, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Francis T. and Paul K.; brothers Moses DeVera and Richard, Benjamin, Rudy, Sherwood, William and Arnold Yago; sisters Josepha DeVera, Yolanda Yasunaga and Estrellita Hubbs; and five grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Keolahou Hawaiian Congregational Church, 177 S. Kihei Road. Interment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punhcbowl at a later date. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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James Eugene Sylvester

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Sept. 10, 2012
James Eugene Sylvester, 88, of Kailua, a retired planner estimator at Marine Corps Base Hawaii and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Haleakala; son Harold H.; daughters Beverly K. Stanich, Bernadette Cavaco and Brenda Balderston; brothers Charles, Manuel and Philip; sisters Ann McKee, Louise Burnes, Veronica Alameida, Bernadette Griffin, Paulette Sylvester and Gloria Murray; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ronald Haruo Sasaki

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Sept. 9, 2012
Ronald Haruo Sasaki, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired self-employed mason, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie T.; sons Derek Y., Dean M. and Don S.; daughter Shereen T.; brothers Glenn K. and Irvin K.; sister Joyce N. Kozohara; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Aiko Sakamoto

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Aug. 16, 2012
Aiko Sakamoto, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Maunalani Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Milton, daughter Lois Nichols, brother George S. Nishimura, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Beatrice C. Pakele

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Sept. 14, 2012
Beatrice C. Pakele, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edward Chow and Harold Pakele; daughters Charlene Bonoan, Johnnette Higuchi and Janice Leite; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Carol Jean L. Paahana

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Aug. 27, 2012
Carol Jean L. Paahana, 78, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by brothers Donald, David, Dennis, Steven and Allan; and sisters Doris Bullard, Patricia Tolentino, Marilyn Cozo and Maihealani Husemann. Visitation: 8:50 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Travis Yoshio Nishioka

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Aug. 30, 2012
Travis Yoshio Nishioka, 37, of Kailua, a Nico’s Pier 38 line cook, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Gary S. and Dayle E., sister Kelly K. Sumimoto and grandmother Miyoko Nakamuta. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Tsuyuko Nakamura

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Aug. 31, 2012
Tsuyuko “Geri” Nakamura, 87, of Aiea, a retired American Mutual Insurance Co. assistant, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Roy; daughters Ruth Nakamura and Esther Ajifu; sisters Michie Nakashima, Sachiko Oda and Shinayo “Betty” Sato; and three grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Setsuko Nagayama

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Sept. 7, 2012
Setsuko Nagayama, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Y. Hata & Co. office clerk, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Tsuneo and sister Sumie Nakatani. Private services.

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Masami Nagakawa

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Aug. 21, 2012
Masami “Masa” Nagakawa, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Sears salesman and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic &Hospital. He was born in Kamuela, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Florence “Flo,” daughters Phyllis Miyashiro and Coleen Tanaka, brother Hallet Yamane, sisters Beverly Tillery and Peggy Lilly, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Dan Yasumasa Nagamine

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Aug. 31, 2012
Dan Yasumasa Nagamine, 90, of Waipahu died in Hale Nani Nursing Home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Gladys S., son David M., brother Roy, sister Dorothy Wakazuro and two grandchildren. Private services.

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George Kalani Meheula

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Sept. 2, 2012
George Kalani “Keoki” Meheula, 71, of Henderson, Nev., a retired Honolulu Police Department officer, Vacations Hawaii supervisor and a Navy veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane, daughters Kellie Meheula Carter and Kim Meheula, mother Nora Santos, sisters Blossom and Sandy Silva, hanai brother Ernest Kanoa, hanai sister Sophie “Lucy” Makainai and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday at Heeia Park Pavilion, Kaneohe. Scattering of ashes to follow at Kaneohe Bay. Casual or aloha attire. Lei welcome. Additional service information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Maurice Angelo Maluyo Manuel

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Sept. 3, 2012
Maurice Angelo Maluyo Manuel, infant son of Irene and Jeffrey Maurice, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. He is also survived by grandparents Tysie Manuel, and Dionisio and Sabina Maluyo. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Walter Catalino Magno Jr.

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Aug. 20, 2012
Walter Catalino “Junior” Magno Jr., 47, of Waipahu, an Eko Painting employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Jose, Calif. He is survived by wife Margaret J.; daughter Brandie; stepson Salvador Paragas III; stepdaughter Chablis Kekua; brothers Scott and Alfred Lopez Jr., Lee “Kimo” Magno and Brian Coyaso; sisters Yolanda Crighton, Cynthia Ornellas, Beverly Terlep, Colleen Aquino, Naiomi Souza, Danette “Dee” Magno and Jade Stratton; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Herbert Lutero Jr.

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Sept. 3, 2012
Herbert Lutero Jr., 74, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor data processor and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Adeline, brother Leonard and sister Yvonne. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Siu Mee Lam

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Sept. 7, 2012
Siu Mee Lam, also known as Siu Mee Lam Ko, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by sons Chor Hon, Chun Tung and Chun Sai Ko; daughters Run Qiu Gao and Yun Chu Ko; sister Siu Han Lam; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Momi Keanaaina

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Aug. 24, 2012
Momi Keanaaina, 75, of Waipahu, a retired Daiei employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kailua-Kona. She is survived by husband Luther I.; son Kihei; daughters Michelle and Gina Keanaaina, Vicky Fallas and Noe Joto; brother Robert Kamaka Jr.; sister Frances Torricier; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 11:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lynnette Marie Gomes

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Sept. 8, 2012
Lynnette Marie Gomes, 60, of Mililani, a state court clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Glenn F., son Brent F., brother Stanley “Spike” Cadinha and parents Stanley and Thelma Cadinha. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mitsuo Goda

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Sept. 5, 2012
Mitsuo Goda, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Internal Revenue Service agent and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Fukiko and son Rodney T. Private services.

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Marilyn Pamela Fryar

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Aug. 31, 2012
Marilyn Pamela Fryar, 96, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by husband Joseph Kenneth, son Harold Uhane Jim, daughters Marilyn Jim Wenzel and Peggy Jim Massengill, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Katherine Oakley Franklin

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Sept. 8, 2012
Katherine Oakley Franklin, 84, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kentucky. She is survived by sons Robert B. and Philip Kirk, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Michael Anthony Fernandez

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Sept. 10, 2012
Michael Anthony Fernandez, 54, of Wahiawa, a mechanic, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dane W. and Sean W., daughter Ashlee V.E., mother Shirley, brother Douglas, sisters Celeste Fernandez and Deborah Fernandez-Fiori, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday at Sandy Beach, behind eastside bathrooms. No flowers.

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Louis Donald Erhardt

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Sept. 2, 2012
Louis Donald Erhardt, 81, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a Pearl Harbor plumber, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Danbury, Conn. He is survived by daughters Tami Carlos, Cheryl Erhardt and Michelle Chang; brother Arthur; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Eugene Dwinell

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Sept. 11, 2012
Robert Eugene Dwinell, 76, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired U.S. Department of Defense accountant, died at home. He was born in Mount Vernon, Wash. He is survived by wife Marianne S., stepson Mark Thull, stepdaughters Teresa Willhite and Diane Thull, and brother James I. Services pending.

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Michael Cottrell

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Oct. 7, 2011
Michael “Mickey” Cottrell, 66, of Waianae died. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Carla; sons Mikey, Danny and Wiley; daughter Misty; brothers Gary, Danny and Sidney; sisters Patti, Gloria, Marilyn, Cindy and Debra; and seven grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the family residence, 85-1330K Waianae Valley Road.

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Diane M. Bettencourt

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Aug. 29, 2012
Diane M. Bettencourt, 60, of Nuuanu died in Nuuanu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Leroy and Douglas Vierra, and sister Darlene Willis. Private services.

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Shigeru Arata

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Sept. 1, 2012
Shigeru Arata, 86, of Honolulu, a retired manager for Air Force Commissary Japan and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Florence Teshima and Patricia Arata, sister Helen Hiramatsu and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Arthur En Kui Ah Loo Jr.

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Sept. 10, 2012
Arthur En Kui Ah Loo Jr., 68, of Waipahu, a retired fire captain, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leina‘ala; son Dexter; daughters Irene Mayan and Leina‘ala Ah Loo; brothers Alvin, Patrick, Warren, Sam and Henry; sisters Joy Medeiros, Faith Hernandez and Hope Ah Loo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, Kalihi, 720 N. King St. Services: 6 p.m.

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LEONARD AH PING CHUN

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LEONARD AH PING CHUN
Age 97, of Honolulu, passed away September 7, 2012 at his home. Born January 7, 1915 in Wahiawa.
He is survived by sons, Marc Chun, Cullen Chun; daughters, Wilma (Tim) Lucas, Robin Chun-Hunter; brother, Joseph Chun; sisters, Eleanor Fern, Florence Diamond, Faith Inouye, Grace Chun, Jeanette Naki, Lily (Winchell) Lee; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grand-children.
Memorial Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday 9/22 at Thurston Chapel Punahou School, 1601 Punahou Street. In Lieu of flowers Donations can be made to Central Union Adult Day Care.


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