Archive for October 19th, 2012

Antonio Pasion Agodong

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Oct. 5, 2012
Antonio Pasion Agodong, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Defense Navy pressman and an Army National Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Nancy S., brother William and sisters Clarita Bugaran and Rosemarie Suwalski. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Church, Kalihi. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Brian Wayne Brown

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Oct. 12, 2012
Lt. Col. Brian Wayne Brown, 47, of Yokota, Japan, an Army air defense officer, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Marion, Ind. He is survived by wife Kumiko M.; sons Andrew, Cory and David; daughters Chelsea and Ayaka Brown and Kaori and Rika Hubbard; father Jackie; mother Bonnie Heal; brothers Jack L. and Randall; and sisters Dawn Hall, Virginia Haley and Kimberly Thrailkill. Services held. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Elcid Cabangon

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Sept. 9, 2012
Elcid Cabangon, 45, of Kapolei, a hemodialysis technician for FMC-Liberty Dialysis and a Navy veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Alena; sons Christopher, Ace and Titus; mother Helen Frondoso; stepfather James Frondoso; brothers Joel and Charlton; and sisters Dina Marie Reyes, Chona Shearer, Queen Cuasito and Jamlen Frondoso. Services: 1:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at Calvary Chapel-West Oahu, 91-928 Fort Weaver Road, Ewa Beach. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Alice Patricia Clark

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Oct. 15, 2012
Alice Patricia Clark, 81, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired U.S. Forest Service cartographer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Manila. She is survived by brother William C. “Bill” Jones, half brothers William N. and Paul R. Jones, and half sisters Vivian “Tina” Wahlberg and Gail Andres. Celebration of life pending. Call 415-587-0398 for more information.

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VIOLET GOUVEIA FERREIRA

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VIOLET GOUVEIA FERREIRA
Age 94, of Honolulu, passed away September 19, 2012 at Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born May 26, 1918 in Waipahu.
She is survived by son, William S. (Bernadette) Ferreira; daughters, Patricia Anderson, Betty Jane (Leland) Stilwell, Cynthia (William) Hutchins; sisters, Catherine Costa, Lillian (William) Perreira, Sylvia Clement; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.
Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday 10/22 at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu, Program 9:30 a.m., Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

PAUL BEHASA GALLARDE

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PAUL BEHASA GALLARDE Age 85, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away October 5, 2012 in Honolulu. Born February 19, 1927 in Waipahu, Hawaii. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard QA133 Inspection Branch. U.S. Air Force veteran. Member of National Association Retired Federal Employee and Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. He is survived by wife, Demetria “Deme” S. Gallarde; daughters, Stella (Brian) Marsh, Malana “Cindy” (Bruce) Paige; hanai daughter, Alicia (Mike) Camp; sister, Helen Estrella; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (October 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Thursday (October 25) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church; (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City) Mass 11:30 a.m. Committal Service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MELENCIO “MEL” ALFONSO GONZALES

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MELENCIO MEL ALFONSO GONZALES Age 79, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away September 23, 2012 in Aiea, HI. Born May 24, 1933 in Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines. Retired assistant baker at Napoleon’s Bakery. He is survived by wife, Adoracion “Jean” Gonzales; sons, Harry (Evary) Gonzales, Henry (Emilia) Gonzales, Melencio (Rebecca) Gonzales, Armando (Bob L.) Gonzales; daughters, Elizabeth (Ronald) Flormata, Cecilia (Geronimo) Quidez, Cristina (Daniel) Yamamoto, Rowena (Danny) Quevedo, Veronica (Michael) Hong; brother, Gregorio (Teresita) Gonzales; sister, Liwayway (Johnny) Florendo; 20 grandchildren; 4 great- grandchildren. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday (October 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Friday (October 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 am. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Hatsuyo Izumi

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Oct. 15, 2012
Hatsuyo Izumi, 89, of Kailua-Kona died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Ralph Watanabe, brother Christo and sisters Florence Matsumoto, Mildred Uekawa, Lily Tsunemoto and Natsuyo Wong. No services.

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William Herman Howell Jr.

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Oct. 13, 2012
William Herman Howell Jr., 92, of Franklin, Va., died. He was born in Southampton County, Va. He is survived by wife Helen R., sons William H. III and John F., daughter Janet R., four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Online condolences: wrightfuneralhome.org.

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BRENT, MIRIAM K.

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BRENT, MIRIAM K. BRENT, MIRIAM K. (nee Peterson) on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at the age of 68. Beloved wife of Joe Brent; loving mother of Tammy (Joe) Grzechowiak, Bill (Melissa O’Brien) Brent and the late David Brent; dearest daughter of Miriam and the late Orlan Peterson; our dear grand- mother, great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend. Service will be held for Miriam on Saturday, 10 am at STYGAR FLORISSANT CHAPEL, 13980 New Halls Ferry Rd. Interment Private. VISITATION FRIDAY 3-8 PM www.stygar.com

LOUISE E. KANEHAILUA

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LOUISE E. KANEHAILUA
Age 72, of Kapolei, HI, passed away October 4, 2012. Born December 17, 1939 in Honolulu, HI, to George Bush Paris and Flora Auga Moeai. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, John K. Kanehailua; son, Clu Kanehailua; daughter, Jill (Daniel) Posiulai; 11 grand- children; brothers, Clarence Galton, Jr., T. George Paris, Eugene Paris, Peter Paris, Ben Paris, Melvin Paris, Roddy Imada, Paul Matsuda; sisters, Betty Sylva, Cynthia Gomes- Sakata, Yolanda Sugimoto of CA. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (October 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Christian Kapono Kauvaka

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Oct. 13, 2012
Christian Kapono “Pono” Kauvaka, 36, of Kaneohe died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jansen, father Uelingatoni, mother Nevada and brother Nathan “Kala.” Visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Anita S. Norris

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Oct. 11, 2012
Anita S. Norris, 71, of Hilo, owner and financial manager of Fantasia Jewels and co-owner of Fantasia Pacific Inc., died at home. She was born in Lancaster, Calif. She is survived by husband Floyd, sons Richard and Kevin, daughters Colleen Norris and Stacy Packard, sister Linda Hart, 18 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.

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CHRISTINA M. O’KEEFE

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CHRISTINA M. O’KEEFE Of Oceanside, Ca., passed away peacefully on Aug. 21, 2012. She is greatly missed by her friends and family, including her sons, Ian and Cameron; her daughter-in-law, Shea; her grandsons, Joaquin and Aidan; and her four siblings. She loved and spent a great deal of time in Hawaii. Contact okeefe.ian1@gmail for more information.

Florence Fumiko Oshiro

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Oct. 7, 2012
Florence Fumiko “Flo” Oshiro, 87, of Honolulu, Stevenson Intermediate School cafeteria baker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kahakuloa, Maui. She is survived by sons Ronald, Kenny and Wayne; daughter Jessie Kolaczynski; brothers Tsutomu and Katsumi Ige; sisters Mitsuno Nakamura and Loreen Leong; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Misao “Sue” Yoshioka Rivera

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MISAO SUE YOSHIOKA RIVERA Age 85, of Costa Mesa, CA died August 25, 2012 after a four-year struggle with cancer. Born December 18, 1926 on Maui, she was raised in Kaunakaki. Molokai. After graduating from Honolulu Business College as a stenographer, she began a 45-year career with the Federal Government. She worked at the US Embassies in Bonn, Germany and in Caracas, Venezuela. The last 28 years of her career was with the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in Santa Ana, CA. She is survived by her beloved husband, Italo Rivera of Costa Mesa, CA, brother. Isamu (Ruth) Yoshioka of Honolulu, HI, sisters Myrtle Asahino of Newport Beach, CA, Janet Nagasako of Hilo, HI and Cherry (Jerry) Kobashigawa of Walnut Creek, CA and ten nieces and nephews. A celebration of life was held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Pacific View Memorial Park and Mortuary, Corona del Mar, CA. Inurnment will be at Diamond Head Memorial Park on October 24, 2012 at 10:30 AM. Aloha attire

Diana Logotaeao Sua

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Oct. 14, 2012
Diana Logotaeao “Dinah” Sua, 42, of Nanakuli died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Codie Garcia; daughter Christina Garcia; brothers Kenneth, Abel, Solomon and Edward Sua and Richard Sua Paia; and sisters Teresa Sua, Thelma Gima and Jane Manalili. No services.

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Gilbert Kinya Takamori

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Oct. 8, 2012
Gilbert Kinya Takamori, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Fort Shafter purchasing agent and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 522nd Battery A, died in 15 Craigside. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wayne H., daughters Colleen K. Martin and Linda N. Oshiro, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Junko Tsurumaki

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Oct. 9, 2012
Junko Tsurumaki, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sendai, Japan. She is survived by husband Eiji, brother Koichi Saito and sister Atsuko Saito. Private services.

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Victoria Naipuone Kiesel Niihau Wago

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Sept. 23, 2012
Victoria Naipuone Kiesel Niihau Wago, 52, of Waimanalo, a domestic engineer, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Devan and Dayton, brothers Frank Jr. and Charles Niihau, and sisters Johnette Stauffer and Juanita Kaopuiki. Private services.

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Carole Shizue Yukitomo

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Oct. 11, 2012
Carole Shizue Yukitomo, 88, of Honolulu died in Manoa Cottage. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Cheryl Kamaura and Christine Kaneshiro, brother Yoshio Nekoba, sisters Fusae Nakano and Sachiko Oishi, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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