Archive for November 8th, 2012

Keith Williams Ventura

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Nov. 3, 2012
Keith Williams “Pee Wee” Ventura, 51, of Honolulu, a carpenter, handyman and an Army veteran, died in Ho-nolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leonora L.; sons Keith K., Leonard L. and Louis; daughter Krystle Otholt; brothers Lerome and Jerome; sisters Anna, Jarline, Lee and Antonette; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Misioka Vele

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Oct. 17, 2012
Misioka Vele, 58, of Kapolei, a Securitas security guard and an Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Aoa, Pago Pago, American Samoa. He is survived by caregivers Vise Maugaotega. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Lighthouse Outreach Center, 94-230 Leokane St., Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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James Tsugio Uyesato

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Oct. 23, 2012
James Tsugio Uyesato, 61, of Honolulu, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Naha City, Okinawa, Japan. He is survived by mother Hatsue, brother Robert and sisters Jane Uyesato and Hazel Hostetter. Private services.

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Robert Torres Sr.

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Nov. 2, 2012
Robert Torres Sr., 55, of Ewa Beach, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Orange County, Calif. He is survived by wife Olga; sons Robert Jr. and Jared; daughters Vangelina Aldana and Jennifer Firpo; mother Margaret; brothers Roger Torres, and Jack and Ralph Murieta; sisters Diane Robles, Carolyn Torres and Sandy Apodaca; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1005 Lauia St., Kapolei. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Pearl Kwai Shim Tam

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Nov. 4, 2012
Pearl Kwai Shim Tam, 84, of Honolulu, a U.S. Geological Survey chemical technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Steven, daughter Laurie Carr, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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Nolan D. Raboy

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Oct. 28, 2012
Nolan D. Raboy, 65, of Huntington Beach, Calif., a Delta Airlines aircraft technician and an Army Green Berets veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nora M.; sons Nelson D., Neil M. and Nicholas L.; brothers Walter and Ryan Raboy, and Paul Canumay; sisters Florentina “Flo” Balios, Conception “Connie” Pacolba, Fae Raboy and Natividad “Naty” Taylor; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Loreto Paracuelles

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Oct. 8, 2012
Loreto “Reto” Paracuelles, 75, of Mililani, a general equipment foreman for U.S. Army Support Command Hawaii Department of Logistics at Schofield Barracks and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Carmelita “Carmen”; sons Dean and Nathan; daughter Rona Berry; brothers Casa, Artemio, Cesar, Alfredo, Ricardo,David and Frankie; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Walter Akira Okudara

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Oct. 31, 2012
Walter Akira Okudara, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. department manager and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice K.S.; son Kelly; daughters Kim and Keri-Ann Okudara, and Karen Naidas; brothers Ben and Paul; sisters Judy Malloy, Mae Wathall and Juliet Shimabukuro; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Nov. 15 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Anthony T. Natividad

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Oct. 29, 2012
Anthony T. Natividad, 48, of Lahaina, an ‘Ulalena cast member, musician, instrument and stone craftsman and sound healer, died in Lahaina. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Jamie U., son Gavin Uyeda, daughters Waikaleolani and Aleia, mother Keiko N., brothers Christopher and Gregory, sisters Christina Clohan and Cathleen Bailey, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Joann Walker Morse

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Oct. 31, 2012
Joann Walker Morse, 85, of Volcano, Hawaii, owner of Scale Models by Morse and Island A-Frames, and co-owner of My Island Bed & Breakfast Inn, Holo-Holo Campers and Hawaiian Island Safaris, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Massachusetts. She is survived by husband Gordon R. Jr., son Timothy, daughters Jody Pedro and Kii Morse, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Angeline Violet Medeiros

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Oct. 18, 2012
Angeline Violet “Angie” Medeiros, 77, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii National Bank, Honolulu, employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John B. Jr.; sons Sheldon C. and George K.Wright III, and William “Billy Boy” Willis; daughters Rochelle M.T. and Tricia “Malia” Willis, and Joella M. Ferrer; sisters Zelinda Luna, Marie Pacheco, Diane Kansana and Sarah Davis; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Nov. 19 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 43 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m.

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Candido Manatad Jr.

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Nov. 1, 2012
Candido “Uncle Boy” Manatad Jr., 66, of Kahaluu, died in Kailua. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Sharon; sons Jon Vertido and Candido “Dido” III, David and Orion “Kaimi” Manatad; brother Carlos “Carlo”; sisters Mary Medina, Florita “Letta” Kim, Florepis “Tete” Cabanilla, Dailinda “Linda” Cabral, Bancaflor “Laura” Kapule, Lucia “Lucy” Bernard, Isadora “Isa” Ching, Simonette “Sim” Soares and Dina Manatad; stepsisters Anita Claycomb and Maggie Fleming; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 8 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Fumiko H. Go

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Oct. 22, 2012
Fumiko H. Go, 90, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Kory F. Teruya and Lisa M. Cook, sisters Betty Y. Kimura and Jane T. Himeno, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Hisaye Fukuzono

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Oct. 22, 2012
Hisaye Fukuzono, 85, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Mabel Kakazu and Janet Chee. Private services.

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Clifton Edward Bernal

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Oct. 29, 2012
Clifton Edward Bernal, 72, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Hotel steward, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Juanita, sons Christopher and Charles, and daughter Carol. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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OWEN CUSTINO ROBELLO SR.

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OWEN CUSTINO ROBELLO
SR. Age 74, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away October 14, 2012 in Waianae. Born September 30, 1938 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired from Oahu Transit Services (OTS) as a bus driver “The Bus” after 42 years of service. Member of Teamsters Local 996. He is survived by sons, Owen C. (Gaye) Robello Jr., Sinai K. Robello, Zion K. Robello; hanai son, Richard Adkins; daughters, Owena-Lee Hooks, Odelle Alcantra, Laurene B. Robello, Sylawette R. Kuhiiki, Joelle Robello; 11 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren; 3 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (November 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m Wednesday (November 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11 a.m. Committal Service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual/Aloha Attire.

GEORGE PHILLIP JACANG

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GEORGE PHILLIP JACANG Age 81, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away October 13, 2012 in Honolulu. Born February 5, 1931 in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Retired from the U.S. Army, Army & Airforce Exchange Service. A member of the Knights of Columbus, Counsel 6302. A member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Wahiawa. He is survived by son, Anthony “Tony” (Germaine) Jacang; daughters, Stella (Ardie) Kepo’o, Angelina “Anna” Jacang; brothers, Bernard O. Jacang, Rudy O. Jacang; sisters, Eugenia C. Lindsey, Rosalie L.O. Ducosin, Annette M. Simmons, Estrelieta L. Maher; 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (November 13) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; (1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:00 Noon at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

DR. EILEEN MARIE GUPTON

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DR. EILEEN MARIE GUPTON
61, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed October 15, 2012 at the Texas Heart Instititue, Houston, TX of heart failure. Dr. Gupton was a native of Lynn, MA, born to the late Edmund and Emily McCabe. She was educated at Sacred Heart School, Salem State University, Central Texas University, and the University of Mississippi earning a doctoral degree in psychology. She was a retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel and operated a private clinical psychology practice in Aiea, HI. She was also a contract police psychologist for the Honolulu Police Department, Honolulu, HI. Dr. Gupton was an active Catholic and served as a Minister of Music for over 30 years. Fr. Camillus Gott, Fr. Adam Bunnell and Fr. John Keenan will officiate at a funeral service at the Ft. DeRussy Chapel, Waikiki, HI at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012. She was married to Dr. Herbert M. Gupton on November 28, 1981, who survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a step-son, Steven Gupton and step-daugher, Kathryn Gupton, both of Nashville, TN, three grandchildren, and two sisters, Claire Donohue, Salem, NH, and Karen Hare, Cape Elizabeth, ME, four nephews, and one niece. If you wish to send a memorial, please contribute to the Eileen M. Gupton Memorial Scholarship Fund, American Board of Professional Psychology, 600 Market Street, Suite 300, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 or tax-deductible donations can be made online at www.abpp.org, ABPP Foundation page.

Jewett Chu Yick Yee

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JEWETT CHU YICK YEE
96, of Honolulu, a retired Head of the Administrative Support Branch of the Design Division of Pearl Harbor Naval shipyard, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital on Oct. 30, 2012. A naval architect, civil, structural and design engineer, he is survived by wife Wai Chee C.; daughters Elizabeth A. (Libby) and Julie M.; brother Wilbur S.P. and the grandchildren, Kevin M. and Karna M. Hughes, and Samuel D. Murray. He led an active life of community service especially at UCC – Judd St. and its outreach ministry, Keola Hoonanea, a multi-church project providing low-cost housing to the elderly. He served as the President of the Board of Directors for over 30 years. Visitation: 10:00 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 10) at United Church of Christ – Judd St. Service: 11:00 a.m. Private burial. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the United Church of Christ – Judd St. or to your favorite charity in his name.


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