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HOOPER, JR., ROBERT F. PAUL (BOB)

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HOOPER, JR., ROBERT F. PAUL (BOB)
HOOPER, Jr., Robert F. Paul (Bob), aged 66, passed away on October 24, 2012, in Honolulu. Born in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Capt. Robert F. Hooper, Sr., USN and Anne G. (ne Hillier) Hooper. Bob graduated from Radford High School in Honolulu. At 18, he won a statewide photography contest resulting in a photo shoot with Vogue. He later attended the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA where he graduated first in his class in fashion photography. After graduation, he worked as a commercial photographer and traveled extensively, twice backpacking around the world. He later settled again in Hawaii where he worked for the federal government while continuing to pursue his photography part-time. Bob is survived by his wife Susan Alice Bender, his daughter Mara Palaez, his grand- daughter Emma Goodfield, his sister, Jean Hunt, his nephew Justin Morgan (wife Michiko) and grand nephew, John Robert (Jack) Morgan. Bob will be remembered by those who knew and loved him for his wonderful sense of humor, his knowledge of and passion for photography, and his great sense of adventure. The family would like to extend their deep gratitude to the doctors, nurses and aides at Kaiser Permanente and St. Francis Hospice for their compassionate and loving care of Bob throughout his final illness. Private memorial at a later date.

Gordian F. Boteilho-Torres

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Oct. 23, 2012
Gordian F. Boteilho-Torres of Honolulu, a Hawaii Medical Service Association employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puerto Rico. He is survived by parents Emelina and Gordian “Bo” Boteilho, brothers Bryan and Ian Boteilho, and sister Renee Baumgardner. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hukilau Honolulu, 1088 Bishop St. LL-13.

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Patricia C. Cook

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PATRICIA C. COOK
PPatricia C. Cook aka Grandma Cook. Age 72 of Mililani, Hi. Born December 3, 1939 in Honolulu, Hi. Passed away October 1, 2012 in Las Vegas, NV. She is survived by husband Donald M Cook, sister Melva Lawrence, sons Donald M Jr., Corbin H, and Darren G. 7 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren. Visitation will be Nov. 9, 9am-11am at St Johns Apostle and Evangelist church in Mililani. Family request, no flowers, leis welcome.  Burial at future date.  Casual attire.

Lois Jean Dalgas

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Oct. 17, 2012
Lois Jean Dalgas, 73, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by daughter Deborah Helms, brother Lee C. Grant and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Waikiki Elks Club. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.

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Dorothy Tomiko Dikilato

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Oct. 20, 2012
Dorothy Tomiko Dikilato, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Jumbo’s Drive In cook, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waiahole. She is survived by son Lorin W. Silva; daughter Doreen J. Parrilla; brothers Akio, Tsugio and John Kozai; sister Sally Fujimoto; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.

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Florentina Bernardo Fiesta

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FLORENTINA BERNARDO FIESTA Age 85, of Waipahu, passed away on October 18, 2012 at the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born July 24 1927 in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Honorio (Petra) Pascua, Alfredo (Caridad) Pascua, Benjamin (Basilia) Pascua, Victorino (Estela) Pascua, Nestor (Helen) Pascua, Aurelio B. (Florentina D.) Fiesta, Jr.; daughters, Monica Acosta, Solinda (Florendo, Sr.) Fiesta, Josefina (Loreto) Ibon, Divina (Francisco, Sr.) Ulep; 33 grandchildren, 40 great- grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday 11/5 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday 11/6 at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Hwy, Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Wayne Puhala Hashimoto

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Oct. 22, 2012
Wayne Puhala Hashimoto, 59, of Hilo, a former local grocery and retail store merchandise buyer, died at home. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by wife Cathy; sons Ridge Hashimoto and Kealii Holomalia; daughters Leila Hashimoto-Kalthum, Ivy Griffin, Taze and Chaney Hashimoto, Trisha Thompson and Kawehionalani Gonzalez; mother Kinue; brother Paul; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at the Paukaa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 445 Kulana Road. Services: 6 p.m.

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JUNE A. KURT

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JUNE A. KURT Age 83, of Mililani, HI, passed away on October 13, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born April 13, 1929 in Los Angeles, CA. She is survived by son, Roger Kurt and 2 grandchildren. Private Services were held.

Garrett Hai Koon Kiyoshi Lim

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Oct. 26, 2012
Garrett Hai Koon Kiyoshi Lim, 60, of Waipahu, a Pint Size Corp. sales manager, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jan C., son Garren M., daughters Cynthia C. and Jennifer C., mother Violet M., brother Glen M. and sisters Yvonne Y. Kitamura and Dorene K. Oshiro. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Margaret Hilda Malaluan

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Oct. 4, 2012
Margaret Hilda Malaluan, 84, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alfred and Robert J., daughter Jean English, four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Connie Anastasia Barbon Mangca

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Oct. 14, 2012
Connie Anastasia Barbon Mangca, 90, of Kapolei died in Pearl City. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Olivia L. Cabiles, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Jude Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Macrina Juan Manuel

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Oct. 19, 2012
Macrina Juan Manuel, 92, of Kaneohe died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Amante, Juanito and Domingo; daughters Aida Malvar and Estrella Manuel; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Final services and burial in the Philippines.

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Melvin Medeiros

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Oct. 18, 2012
Melvin “Mynah Bird” Medeiros, 72, of Hilo, a retired radio personality, will be remembered in services 3 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Gathering Place, 840 Kupulau Road, Hilo. Visitation: noon. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Barbara; sons Melvin Jr., Malcolm and Jason; brothers Theodore and Carl; and three grandchildren. Casual attire. No flowers. Updated service information for an obituary published Oct. 20.

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Takeshi Oshio

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Sept. 18, 2012
Takeshi “Take” Oshio, 88, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Airlines inventory department supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Betty M.; daughter Lori-Ann Oshio-Koga; brother Samuel; sisters Jan Saito, Peggy Fujimoto and Shizue Fukushima; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Kevin Garth Richardson

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Oct. 6, 2012
Kevin Garth Richardson, 44, of Kailua, a Tripler Army Medical Center radiation technologist, died in Kailua. He was born in San Antonio. He is survived by wife Elena; son William K.; parents Garth Richardson and Tina Martinez; brothers Andrei, Steven and Michael; sister Adele Forsberg; and grandmother Mildred Nolan. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Kailua Beach Pavilion. Services: 10 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sherry L. Ross

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Oct. 2, 2012
Sherry L. Ross, 88, of Kihei, Maui, a Maui travel industry employee, died at home. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by daughters Lynne and Diane, sister LuAnne Leonard, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Mary Saito

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Oct. 8, 2012
Mary “Toyo” Saito, 83, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Shigeto “Lead”; sons Leighton and Steven; daughter Terri Reeves; brothers Harry, Frank and George Kadokawa; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Robert S. Soares

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Oct. 22, 2012
Robert S. “Butch” Soares, 72, of Honolulu, a retired roofing superintendent, woodcarver and spearfisher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wendell C.J., daughter Roberta L. Helemano, brother Ronald L., sister Laverne Skinner and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Santiago Lobong Saragosa Sr.

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Oct. 21, 2012
Santiago Lobong “Sandy” Saragosa Sr., 85, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Santiago L. Jr. and Daren L., daughters Sandia Ann Saragosa and Cornelia Revuelto, sisters Mary S. Malvas and Hilidina S. Maning, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Updated service information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Robert Russell Song Sr.

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Oct. 16, 2012
Robert Russell “Bobby” Song Sr., 58, of Hilo, a retired Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope electronics specialist and a Navy veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by wife Lydia, sons Robert “B.J.” Song Jr. and Ryan Iranon-Estrella, daughters Brandy Dobson and Tristan Iranon-Estrella, brother Roger, sister Carol Yoshida and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Asako Takakura

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Oct. 13, 2012
Asako Takakura, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Laie. She is survived by son Melvin, daughter Judy, caregivers Fred and Medy De Lara, a grandchild, three step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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E.K. Whiting

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May 5, 2012
E.K. “Evans Kellogg” Whiting, 73, of Kailua, a retired Delta Airlines pilot and an Air Force veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in North Carolina. He is survived by wife Marianne K.; son William S. III; daughter Kimberly S.; sisters Eleanor Moylan, Mary R. Somerville and Isabell VanMerlin; and two grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Christ Church Uniting Disciples and Presbyterians, Kailua. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to the Institute for Human Services, 456 Kaaahi St., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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William Kim Yau Yee

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Oct. 23, 2012
William Kim Yau Yee, 93, of Honolulu, a retired civil service construction engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Andrea A.; sons Corey and Selwyn; daughters Darlene and Joycelyn Yee, and Camellia Sobers; brother Matthew Kim Kee Yee; sister Bernice Bailey; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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