Archive for September 26th, 2012

Newell Woodward

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Sept. 10, 2012
Newell “Alani” Woodward, 54, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Wailua River boat captain and an entertainer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathleen; sons Alani “Ka‘inoa” and Alika; mother Francine; brothers John Mersberg, and Daniel and Wesley Woodward; sisters Gwen Kalani and LaFrance Uli‘i-Woodward; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Oct. 6 at Kapaa Missionary Church. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 12:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Wailua Beach at the mouth of the river. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Hannibal Alfonso Williams

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Sept. 12, 2012
Hannibal Alfonso Williams, 94, of Honolulu, a retired civil service employee for the Department of Defense, died at home. He was born in Selma, Ala. He is survived by wife Magdalina; sons Eugene and Hannibal Williams Jr., and Jose Ungos; daughters Barbara-Ann and Marguerite Williams, and H’Strella Croom and Violet Herbert; sister Viola; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Thursday at SGI-USA, Hawaii Culture Center, 2729 Pali Highway. Aloha attire.

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Thelma Teruko Uyehara

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Sept. 4, 2012
Thelma Teruko Uyehara, 73, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Eric M. and Russell M.; daughters Debbie M. Hirano, Carolyn T. Ikehara, Raelynn N. Ignacio and Cynthia A. Lee; sister Judy Tanabe; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Saburo Tokunaga

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Sept. 18, 2012
Saburo Tokunaga, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Tokunaga Masonry construction estimator and anArmy veteran, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty T., brother Edward H. and sister Helen Cameron. Private services.

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Priscilla Kuulei Tirrell

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Sept. 16, 2012
Priscilla Kuulei Tirrell, 75, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Wallace K., son Russell Chang, daughters Loke Dane and Jewels Alameida, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Robert Sueo Teramae

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Sept. 10, 2012
Robert Sueo Teramae, 79, of Honolulu, a retired florist, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Beverly, sons Gerald and Chad and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edward A. Tarsa Jr.

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Sept. 21, 2012
Edward A. Tarsa Jr., 79, of Avalon, N.J., formerly of Honolulu, president of Hawaii Distribution Corp., died in Avalon. He was born in Mahanoy, Pa. He is survived by sons Ted and Christopher, daughter Patrice Sullins, sister Peggy Ann Jablonski and six grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities, Cape May County, P.O. Box 232, Rio Grande, NJ 08242.

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Lorri Ann Wong Sumida

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Sept. 9, 2012
Lorri Ann Wong Sumida, 57, of Sequim, Wash., a retired travel agent, died in Sequim. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard W., daughters Jessica Wong-Sumida and Riesa Ann Sumida, parents Alfred and Doris Wong, sister Sherrilynn Leong and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Lawrence Ray Smith

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Sept. 20, 2012
Lawrence Ray “Larry” Smith, 88, of Hilo, retired owner and manager of Westport Aquarium in Washington and a Navy veteran who served inWorld War II, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Seaside, Ore. He is survived by wife Evelyn, sons Stephen L. and David B., and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Masaichi Shibuya

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Sept. 8, 2012
Masaichi Shibuya, 97, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired Lihue Sugar Plantation tractor driver, died at home. He was born in Halehaka, Kauai. He is survived by sons Roy M. and Glenn Y., brother George “Chica” Mori, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Eric Scott Shaw

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June 7, 2012
Eric Scott Shaw, 46, of Benton Harbor, Mich., formerly of Hilo, a registered nurse and Navy veteran, died in Kalamazoo, Mich. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Paola Botto; sons Ethan J.K., Zane S.K. and Joshua M.B.; daughters Elizabeth S.N. and Zoe A.L.; mother of children Susan Villwock; hanai sons David and Joshua Hunt; mother Yvonne Carvalho Shaw; stepmother Judee Cline Shaw; brothers Edwin S. III, Michael K. and Brent A. Shaw, and Roger Cline; and sisters Lisa Gaye Shaw-Moody, Diane Leilani Shaw, Robin Cline Wagner and Casey Jo Cline. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St. Additional gathering: 4 p.m. at On On Chinese Restaurant. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences may be sent to: Yvonne Shaw, 766 Young St., No. 2, Honolulu, HI 96826.

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Violet Sau Lin Lum Sato

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Sept. 7, 2012
Violet Sau Lin Lum Sato, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Arthur K.W. and Clarence K.K. Lum, daughter Henrietta K.F. Lum, eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jean Faye Leimomi Rodenhurst

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Sept. 20, 2012
Jean Faye Leimomi Rodenhurst, 71, of Washington, a retired banking professional, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Glenn K.; son Aaron K.; hanai son Brian E. Fuhr; brothers Henry K., Simmonds J.K., Richard, Joseph, Randolph and Luckie Camacho, and Dean Kipi; and sisters Mildred Saunders, Helene Souli, Nohea Robinson, Ilima Chambers and Francis Camacho. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

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Ruth Yoshiko Rhodes

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Sept. 18, 2012
Ruth Yoshiko Rhodes, 80, of Honolulu, a director of psychiatric nursing at Leahi Hospital, Hawaii State Hospital and Kahi Mohala, died in Escanaba, Mich. She was born in Wahaiwa. She is survived by sons Evan and Eric, daughters Sandy Keepers and Lydia Liffick and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Oct. 3 at Hui Nalu Canoe Club boathouse, Maunalua Bay.

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Betty S.Y. Muramoto

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Sept. 20, 2012
Betty S.Y. Muramoto, 96, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Yoshio Osaki. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Moiliili Hongwanji Honpa. Additional services: 10 a.m. Oct. 3 at Hilo Hongwanji Honpa. Inurnment to follow at Alae Cemetery. No monetary offerings.

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Maria Adelayda Moscoso

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Sept. 17, 2012
Maria Adelayda “Delay” Moscoso, 93, of Ewa Beach, a retired Hawaiian Banana Co. employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Rogelio Magbual; daughters Imelda Guerrero, Lilia Moscoso, Fely Irons, Naty Mendoza and Janet Corpuz; brother Junior Menor; sisters Bening Gonong and Esperanza Guieb; 21 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Carolyne J. McCue

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Aug. 27, 2012
Carolyne J. McCue, 82, of Riddle, Ore., a retired Kapiolani Medical Center medical technician, died in Riddle. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y. She is survived by brother James and sister Patricia Paakaula. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at Treetops Restaurant, Manoa.

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Alfredo Macalma

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Sept. 15, 2012
Alfredo Macalma, 74, of Lihue died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Eniesta; sons Roland and Albert; daughters Lanie Macalma, Marivick Rochelle, Emma Buquing, Jennifer Reyes, Mailynn Cacal and Agnes Taroma; brother Rudolfo; sisters Rosita Menor and Magolalena Sacro; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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Paul Katsuo Kuriyama

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Aug. 30, 2012
Paul Katsuo Kuriyama, 81, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. He was born in South Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lynda H.; daughters Paula H. and Lisa J.; brothers George and Richard; and sisters Helen Coffer, Mary Kawatomari, Katy Shim and Janice Kuriyama. Private services.

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Steven Toshio Kodani

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Aug. 25, 2012
Steven Toshio Kodani, 87, of Honolulu, a retired National Mortgage and Finance Co. manager, died. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by wife Gertrude K.; daughters Janice K. Fong, Sharon K. Maeda and Sandra K. Kodani; sister Carol Fujimoto; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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James Kenichi Kamiya

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Sept. 16, 2012
James Kenichi Kamiya, 94, of Hilo, a retired employee of the Army civil service motor pool and state Department of Education maintenance branch, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by wife Elsie, daughters Charlene Nakashima and Merlene Nitta, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings

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Lillian Kailihiwa Iwamasa

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Sept. 10, 2012
Lillian Kailihiwa Iwamasa, 89, of Lahaina, a Maui Memorial Medical Center housekeeper, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Thomas, daughter Wilma Lani, 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Katherine Leilani Fernandez

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Sept. 9, 2012
Katherine Leilani Fernandez, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Defense stock clerk at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Tony; daughters Janice and Sandra Fernandez, and Roxann Alkhatib; sister Beatrice “Betty” Santos; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Barbara Jean Fallau Fernandez

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Sept. 11, 2012
Barbara Jean Fallau Fernandez, 72, of Hilo, a school health aide, died in Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edwin; sons Edwin, Geoffrey and Jonathan; daughter Edean Sua; brother Reginald and Raul Fallau; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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James M. Considine

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Sept. 20, 2012
James M. Considine, 77, of Kailua, owner of Considines of Kailua, died in Kailua. He was born in New Bedford, Mass. He is survived by wife Rosemarie, son James Eric, daughters Marie “Nani” and Malia, brother David and sister Mary Lou. Burial at sea at a later date. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Grace Bacle

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Sept. 14, 2012
Grace “Auntie Bra” Bacle, 61, of Lihue, a retired Roberts Hawaii bus driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by companion Annette Torres and brother Miki Toledo. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Poipu Beach Park. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes.

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Russell James Abreu

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Sept. 22, 2012
Russell James Abreu, 35, of Koloa, Kauai, a Kauai Toyota automotive technician and Koloa Missionary Church youth minister, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Joy, son Joseph, daughter Teighlor, parents Martha Cronk and Russell Abreu, sisters Janet Abreu and Stephanie La Roche, and grandmother Millie. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 6 at Koloa Missionary Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

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TARSA, EDWARD ALOYSIUS JR.

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TARSA, EDWARD ALOYSIUS JR.
79, of Avalon, NJ, formerly of Honolulu, HI, passed away on Sep. 21, 2012. Condolences at www.radzieta.com

Masae Ishida

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MASAE ISHIDA
Age 104 years, of Kealakekua, Hawaii passed away on September 14, 2012. Born Masae Tatsuno in Hakalau, Hawaii on July 14, 1908, Masae was raised in Hakalau and Kainaliu by her parents Kenjiro and Katsu Tatsuno. Masae spent her entire life as a devoted member and supporter of the Central Kona Union Church. She is survived by her beloved son, Lincoln J. Ishida of Honolulu, sister Bernice Michiko Chu of Chicago, Illinois, daughter-in-law Alice Ishida of Kealakekua, grandchildren Lane (Jo Ann) Ishida, Dale (Brian) Ishida Suezaki, Lyle Ishida, Galen (Margo) Ishida, Leigh (Nicole) Ishida, and Ross (Sara) Ishida; six great-grandsons, four great-granddaughters, and one great-great-grandson. Masae leaves us to join her husband William and son Richard who now reside with the Lord.
Friends may call on Saturday, September 29, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. at Central Kona Union Church, Kealakekua, Hawaii. Services to follow at 11:00 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

FELICIDAD VELASCO ORINA

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FELICIDAD VELASCO ORINA
Age 92, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away September 14, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born May 29, 1920 in Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines.
She is survived by daughters, Norma (Severino, Jr) Vera, Wilma (Constantino) Hidalgo, Amelia Manguba, Lilia (Rogelio) Galutira; sons, Monico Orina, Cornelio (Rosita) Orina; 16 grand-children; 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Dominga Velasco.
Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday (October 1) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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