Archive for October 27th, 2012

Roger John Amantiad

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Oct. 5, 2012
Roger John “Raj” Amantiad, 54, of Wahiawa, a Longs Drugs Pearl City department manager, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Crystal L., mother Beatrice and sisters Yvonne Clark, Debbie Anthony, Paulette Akuna, Verna Amante-Helweg and Renee Elliott. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Amanda Gerardo Ambayec

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Oct. 8, 2012
Amanda Gerardo Ambayec, 83, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Hagunoy, Bulacan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Enrico and Eliseo Jr., daughter Amaely “Amy,” 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Nov. 3 at St. Jude Catholic Church, Kapolei. Visitation to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Elizabeth Bailey

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Oct. 13, 2012
Elizabeth “Liz” Bailey, 88, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii instructor and a Rosie the Riveter during World War II, died in Honolulu. She was born in New Jersey. She is survived by daughter Linda Driver-Machen and a grandchild. Services held. No flowers. Donations suggested to Read Aloud America, Honolulu.

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Joseph Bazemore

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Sept. 3, 2012
Joseph Bazemore of Honolulu, a retired business representative for Local 1944 of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, died. Private services.

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Walter Sherer Craver

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Oct. 12, 2012
Walter Sherer Craver, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired Attco theatrical lighting salesman and an Army and Air Force veteran who served in World War II, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Richmond, Calif. He is survived by daughters Barbara R. and Nancy G., and a grandchild. Services in January pending.

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Marietta K. Dolman

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Oct. 16, 2012
Marietta K. Dolman, 72, of Waimanalo, a certified nurse aide, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Norma K. McNutt and a grandchild. Services: noon Nov. 3 at the family residence, 534 Ka Awakea Road, Kailua. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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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. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Joshua, daughters Joren and Jewel, brothers Cesar and Dr. Christopher V. Asuncion, and sister Luzviminda Viejo. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Stephen Delrain Hoke Griep

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Oct. 15, 2012
Stephen Delrain Hoke Griep, 47, of Everett, Wash., a Howard S. Wright Construction executive administrator, died in Seattle. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jennifer, son George, parents Philip and Phyllis, brothers Philip “Buzzy” Jr. and Scot, and sister Danelle Griep Suguitan. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Nov. 3 at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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ALFREDO SANTIAGO JACINTO

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ALFREDO SANTIAGO JACINTO Age 94, of Wahiawa, passed away on October 4, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born on February 15, 1918 in #6 Pait, Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired carpenter from Hawaiian Dredging Company. He is survived by wife, Josephine “Josie” Jacinto; daughters, Lucricia Taga, Gretchen (Jaylord) Que; sons, Onofre (Jovita) Jacinto, Jeremiah Jacinto, Jomari Jacinto; 4 Grandchildren, 14 Greatgrandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday (November 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 11:30 a.m. Prayer Service 12 Noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

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., brother Tetsuo Tateishi and sister Kiyomi Hoshino. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Shizue Kawai

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Oct. 14, 2012
Shizue Kawai, 103, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Elaine Nishida and Amy Kaminaka, caregiver Saithorn Heffron, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Robin Anne Kim

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Sept. 21, 2012
Robin Anne Kim, 47, of Kaaawa, a Liberty Mutual Insurance employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Glen Cove, N.Y. She is survived by husband Daniel, mother Nathalie Plummer, brother Robert Plummer and sister Leslie Ricci. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Haruyo M. Kotake

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Oct. 20, 2012
Haruyo M. Kotake, 92, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Dr. John, daughters Vera Hu and Cora Say, sister Mabel Ikemoto, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Umeno Kuranaka

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Aug. 28, 2012
Umeno “Viola” Kuranaka, 99, of Pearl City died in Kapolei. She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. She is survived by son Lawrence, daughter Janet Albios, brother Richard Ishimoto, sister Marion Ishimoto, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Robert Lai

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Sept. 27, 2012
Robert Lai, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shipfitter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Robert R. and Robin A. Lai, and Richard W. Lee; daughters Jacqueline A. Shinsato and Janice Lai; sister Winifred McCabe; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Nov. 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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ROSEMARIE MCDONALD

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ROSEMARIE MCDONALD Age 74, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away October 4, 2012 in Honolulu. Born September 7, 1938 in Ewa, HI. A retired secretary of GTE Hawaiian Telephone and UH Manoa Dept of Theater & Dance. She is survived by sons, Robert (Judi) McDonald of IL, Thomas (Staci) McDonald; daughter, Patricia Walton of IL; 10 grandchildren; 3 great- grandchildren; sister, Elizabeth Palmeira. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (October 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (October 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Merrill Sadami Miura

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Oct. 19, 2012
Merrill Sadami Miura, 69, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired industrial arts teacher at Pahoa High School and Kalanianaole Elementary School, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife June; sons Steven S., Taketsugu and Alan H.; mother Shizue; brother Sidney; sisters Leatrice Santo and Gladys Miura; and a grandchild. Private services.

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MATSUYO OGATA

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MATSUYO OGATA 88 of Honolulu. Retired from Edward Enterprises. Peacefully passed at home on October 9. She was born in Waimea, Kauai to Shigeru and Chisato Nakagawa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald. She is survived by her sons, Glenn(LaVerne), Gordon, Gary (Paulette) and Ronald (Susan); daughter, Gloria Saito (Sterling); eighteen grand- children and eleven great- grandchildren. Memorial services will be Saturday, November 3 @ 1:00 PM at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; Visitation at 12 NOON; Casual attire.

June Ruth Ogilvie

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Sept. 23, 2012
June Ruth Ogilvie, 88, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired secretary for the Defense Property Disposal Service of the Navy, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by husband James K., sons James Jr. and Burton E., daughter Lynn, sister Cat Cutie, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sylvia Piper

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Oct. 15, 2012
Sylvia Piper, 97, of Honolulu, an art teacher, died at home. She was born in Nevada. She is survived by sons Dennis and Richard, seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. No services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Serafi Sione

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Oct. 3, 2012
Serafi Sione, 55, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Savai, Western Samoa. She is survived by husband Faatafe; sons Ralat F. Sione, Faleniko Talia, and Feleti and Johnson Tuavela; daughters Janet V., Tanya S., Inoama S. and Mirale T. “Vega” Sione, and Misileti S. Talia; brothers Safiti Fatu, and Sione and Pau Tuavela; sister Kikiete Fagafaga; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services and burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

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SANTIAGO “SANDY” LABONG SARAGOSA SR.

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SANTIAGO SANDY LABONG SARAGOSA SR. Age 85, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away October 21, 2012 in Honolulu. Born December 30, 1926 in Aiea, Hawaii. He is survived by sons, Santiago L. Saragosa Jr., Daren L. Saragosa; daughters, Sandia Ann Saragosa, Cornelia (Nicholas) Revuelto; sisters, Mary S. Malvas, Hilidina S. Maning; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (October 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Service 9:30 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Diane B. Story

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Oct. 14, 2012
Diane B. Story, 62, of Waipahu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank employee, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Kerri Ann, mother Bertrice M. “Bea” Machado, brother Rodney J. Dias and sisters Carolyn M. Leyson and Beverly J. Dias. Private services.

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Harold Shunichi Sugiyama

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Oct. 16, 2012
Harold Shunichi Sugiyama, 97, of Honolulu, a retired house painter and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion during World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Lorraine Murphy, Caroline Wilson and Gayle Matsuda; brothers Toshi and Shigeo; sister Ethel; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Minnie A. Sylva

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Oct. 1, 2012
Minnie A. Sylva, 84, of Mililani died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Ronald, Gary and Keith Ortiz; daughter Cindy Gilla; stepmother Betty Corniel; brother Roy Corniel; sister Helen Gorris; father of children John Ortiz; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Betsy S. Takai

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Oct. 4, 2012
Betsy S. Takai, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaii State Hospital nurse aide, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Shirley A. Maxfield, Sandra M. Queypo, Noella A. Takai, Celine Janiszewski and Johnette T. Hunter; brother Tamotsu Kimura; sister Mildred Y. Pei; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Edna T. Yakabi

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Oct. 23, 2012
Edna T. Yakabi, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Wiki Wiki Coffee Shop cook at Ala Moana Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Glenn, sister Namiko Robinson, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Amelita Fernando Zablan

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Oct. 19, 2012
Amelita Fernando Zablan, 62, of Waipahu, a Legal Aid Society of Hawaii legal secretary, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines. She is survived by husband Joel B.D.; son Joel F. Jr.; daughter Meliza F.; brothers Melanio G., Arturo G. and Fabian N. Fernando; and sisters Mercedes F. Mallari, Elisa Zablan, Regina F. Lintag and Norma F. Pekic. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Henry Kim Zane

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Oct. 11, 2012
Henry Kim Zane, 64, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard pneumatic tool operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Thomas, Gary and Dean. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Yuan Shan Zhou

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Oct. 24, 2012
Yuan Shan Zhou, 86, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Xiao Ping and Xiao Ming Zhang; daughters Xiao Qin and Xiao Lan Zhang, and Siu Wah Cheung; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

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