Archive for October 25th, 2012

Shizu S. Alber

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Oct. 17, 2012
Shizu S. Alber, 82, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Miyako-Jima, Okinawa. She is survived by husband Don, son Tamio and sister Tsuru. Private services.

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Neal Blaisdell Ane

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Oct. 2, 2012
Neal Blaisdell Ane, 56, of Honolulu, a longshoreman, teacher, coach and Western Airlines Cargo employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by sons Hoapili, Keola and Kaha’i; daughter Kaulana; parents Charles T. Jr. and Marilyn B.; brother Charles T. “Kale” III; sister Carrie M.; and four grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School campus. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Charles and Marilyn Ane Endowment Fund, PunahouSchool.

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Beatrice Leinani Awana

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Sept. 16, 2012
Beatrice Leinani Awana, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Benedict, Bob and Alan; daughters Sandra and Michele; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Petra Rivera Bautista

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Sept. 28, 2012
Petra Rivera “Pat” Bautista, 77, of Waipahu, died in Aiea. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Basilo S.; daughters Valerie J. and Patricia L. Bautista, and Marie B. Galicinao; brothers Placido and Benjamin Rivera; sisters Anita Hall and Pacita Riley; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Constance Catherine Bishop

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Oct. 4, 2012
Constance Catherine Bishop, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by sons Michael and Mark, daughters Melanie Tanaka and Melissa Rothenbuescher, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Casual attire.

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David Kahiwamano Kupau Cullen

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Oct. 2, 2012
David Kahiwamano Kupau Cullen, 43, of Honolulu, a First Hawaiian Bank computer operator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Patrick Jr. and Daniel, father Patrick “Pat” Sr. and sisters Dawn and Deborah. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.

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Renee Asuncion Gonzales

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Oct. 1, 2012
Renee Asuncion Gonzales, 54, of Ozone Park, N.Y., a physical therapist at Medical Sports Rehab in Maspeth, N.Y., died in Mineola, N.Y. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Joshua, daughters Joren and Jewel, brothers Cesar and Dr. Christopher V. Asuncion, and sister Luzviminda Viejo. Visitation: 6 p.m. Nov. 1 and 9 a.m. Nov. 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Nov. 1 and 10 a.m. Nov. 2. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Carol Franks Holmberg

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Sept. 28, 2012
Mary Carol Franks Holmberg, 69, of Waialua, a retired accounts payable supervisor at the Queen’s Medical Center and former bookkeeper at St. Michael Church, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard A.; son Michael; daughter Christine Kapeliela; brothers Anthony and George Franks III; sisters Veronica Will, Monica Des Jarlais, Regina Sano and Bernadette Franks-Ongoy; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Richard Chinyei Kaneshiro

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Oct. 17, 2012
Richard Chinyei Kaneshiro, 91, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government supervisor, planner and estimator at Hickam Air Force Base, and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by sons Timothy R. and David T., daughter Erlene M. Wright, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: noon Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Chiyono Kashiwabara

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Oct. 12, 2012
Chiyono Kashiwabara, 89, of Kaneohe, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by husband Paul T., son Glen K., daughter Gail K. and brother Tetsuo Tateishi. Private services.

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Kai Mana Kernaghan-Lee

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Oct. 13, 2012
Kai Mana Kernaghan-Lee, infant son of Kori Lee and Terry Kernaghan Jr., of Waipahu, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by sister Keani and grandparents Kevin and Staci Lee and Terry Kernaghan Sr. Private services.

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Gilbert Yew Keong Leong

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Sept. 30, 2012
Gilbert Yew Keong Leong, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired Procter & Gamble salesman, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gregory P. and Daniel J., brothers Wendell Y. and Sterling Y. and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Beatrice Mitsuko Nose

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Oct. 8, 2012
Beatrice Mitsuko Nose, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Palolo Elementary School teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Karen C. Nose and Katherine S. Nose-Warner; sisters Kayano Yoshimatsu, Elnora Wakatane, Takeko Yamane, Ellen Goto and Jean Morioka; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Karyn Mary O’Brien

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Oct. 20, 2012
Karyn Mary O’Brien, 55, of Mountain View, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by son Christopher Snavley; daughters Dawn Martin and Crystal and Jennifer O’Brien; brothers Bill and Dennis; sisters Charry Moore and Pam O’Brien; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at the family residence in Hawaiian Acres. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Patricio Pascua

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Oct. 15, 2012
Patricio “Pat” Pascua, 85, of Aiea, a retired civil service housing inspector and an Air Force retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Candon, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Felicidad “Fely;” sons Ben, Edwin and Lawrence; daughters Brenda Morsches and Nanilisa and Regina Pascua; brother Indalicio; sisters Juana Escalona, Maria Avellano and Rebecca Pizarro; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ruth Laird Pistor

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Aug. 20, 2012
Ruth Laird Pistor, 91, of Kailua, an art instructor for the Total Life Recovery Program at the Women’s Community Correctional Center, died in Kailua. She was born in Cincinnati. She is survived by son Laird M., Mark E., Juan C. and James W.; daughter Carla R. Levesque; brother Bill Laird; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to the Total Life Recovery Program at Fishnet Ministries, P.O. Box 6301, Kaneohe, HI 96744 or email info@totalliferecovery.org.

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Lolita Padilla Quevedo

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Oct. 18, 2012
Lolita Padilla Quevedo, 66, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Medical Center dietitian and owner of Quevedo Foster Family Care Home, died at home. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Michael and Jaysen; daughter Ashli; brothers Dominador, Ruben, Juan, John and Romeo Padilla; sisters Rudilia Agpoon, Elvira Uy, Josephine Torres and Arcadia Kuahuia; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: homelanimemorial- park.com.

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Leona Aguinaldo Ramiscal

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Sept. 23, 2012
Leona Aguinaldo Ramiscal, 101, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Manuel, Ernesto A. and Pepito; daughter Alejandrea R. Sado; sister Andrea Ortega; 25 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Juan Rivera

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Oct. 14, 2012
Juan Rivera, 58, of Waipahu, an RCK Partners landscaper, died in Waipahu. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Eleanor M.; stepson Arnel Tolentino; mother Remedios; brothers Rogelio and Andring; sisters Conchita R. Daroy, Leticia R. Loreto, Arceli R. Bello and Malou R. Acar; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Helen Fumiko Sato

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Sept. 28, 2012
Helen Fumiko Sato, 80, of Waialua, a former Castle & Cooke purchasing department employee and dental assistant at Dr. Shimada DDS, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Koolauloa. She is survived by husband Takuji, daughter Ramona Suan, brother Howard Miike, sister Martha Kanemaru; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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William Shoji Shigekane

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Oct. 5, 2012
William Shoji “Funny” Shigekane, 85, of Hilo, a parts clerk for Theo H. Davies and Central Parts Co. and a Sky Chef Co. bartender, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Machiko; sons Griffith and Myron; daughter Merle Pua; brothers Henry, Herbert and Richard; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Kevin Ha’a Ha’a Haiola Sr.

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Oct. 11, 2012
Kevin Ha’a Ha’a Haiola Sr., 54, of San Diego, formerly of Laie, a Pasha Group shipping superintendent in San Diego, died in Chula Vista, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kevin Jr. and Bransen; daughter Mahina; hanai son Keali’i Villaverde; brothers Victor, Kimo and Reese; sisters Lorrieann Haiola and Charol Notoa; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 1st ward. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sammy Lanaihoku Moses Sr.

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Oct. 20, 2012
Sammy Lanaihoku “Sammy” Moses Sr., 68, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Motors partsman and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Wisconsin. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Susan Spidell-Moses; sons Sammy Moses Jr., and Shane, James Jr. and Jake Silva; daughters Wendy Moses and Renee Moniz; brothers Jack, Joe, John and Paul; sister Theresa Correia; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua section. Casual attire.

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June Shizuko Suyat-Terauchi

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Oct. 13, 2012
June Shizuko Suyat-Terauchi, 42, of Kaneohe, a Shingon Shu Hawaii office manager, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Keith, parents Lance and Madge Terauchi and sister Shirl Itagaki. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Shingon Shu Hawaii, 915 Sheridan St. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Additional parking at the Hawaii Medical Service Association building.

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