Archive for December 25th, 2012

Benjamin Lauron Gaboya

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BENJAMIN LAURON GABOYA Age 37, of Waialua, HI passed away December 21, 2012 in Ewa Beach. Born October 16, 1975 in Honolulu, HI He is survived by Wife, Darlene Gaboya; Sons, Dylan Gaboya, Brennan Gaboya, Dayton Gaboya, Brayden Gaboya; Parents, Billy & Teresita Gaboya; Sister, Beverly Inocencio Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (December 28) at St. Michael Catholic Church (67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome

NOELA J. ERICKSON

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NOELA J. ERICKSON
12/25/1921 – 05/07/2011 Your one wish was to be able to stay in your beloved Hawaii. We miss you but are so glad your wish came true. Happy 91st birthday Mom. Love, your family: the Drusts, the McLaughlins, the Morgans and the Notzkas.

CLYDE ROBERT MEDEIROS

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CLYDE ROBERT MEDEIROS
1941-2012 Clyde Robert Medeiros, 71, passed away peacefully on October 21, 2012. A longtime resident of San Francisco and Napa Valley, Clyde was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on January 14, 1941, to John and Thelma Medeiros. He graduated from Roosevelt High School, was in the Coast Guard Reserves, and graduated from San Francisco State University. Clyde will be forever missed by his daughters, Angela Slade (Sean) and Monica Kern (John); grandchildren Peter and Caitlin Slade, and Jared and Mitchell Kern; sisters, Arlene Patterson and Sandra Wilkinson; aunts Carol Joy Clark and Jacqueline Mendel and countless relatives and friends. A ceremony for scattering his ashes at sea will take place at 1:00 p.m. on December 30, 2012 at the Elks Club in Waikiki. A reception will follow at the Elks Club. Clyde will be remembered at the 6:30am and 11:00am masses on October 30th at St. Patrick’s Church in Kaimuki

George Y. Zane

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June 23, 2012
George Y. Zane, 100, of Honolulu, a retired chief of the state Department of Health Sanitation Branch, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Moiliili. He is survived by sons Andrew “Pake,” George Jr. and Merlin “Wayne”; sister Sylvia Lau; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Thelma Toshiko Steichen

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Dec. 14, 2012
Thelma Toshiko Steichen, 93, of Ewa Beach, owner of Job Center, died at home. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Grant and Ray Abo; daughters Ginger Hart, Kathleen Kumia, Paulene Hanato and Bebe Schmidt; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Lee Smith

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Dec. 13, 2012
Robert Lee Smith, 76, of Honolulu, a software developer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Indiana. He is survived by wife Norma L., daughter Karen Mathisen, brother Thomas D. and a grandchild. Private services.

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Alethea A.K. Akau Cabral Silva

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Oct. 28, 2012
Alethea “Ale” A.K. Akau Cabral Silva, 70, of Las Vegas, formerly of Kaneohe, a retired waitress at Flamingo Restaurant Kaneohe, Tiki Tops and Hungry Lion, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Kawaihae, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Vincent “Peewee”; sons Paul and Dan Cabral, and Keola Silva; daughters Ruby Koch, Laura Rodrigues, Athena Kaluhiwa and Jamie Silva; brother Solomon Akau; sisters Diane Hillen and Lei Gomes; half brother Eli K. La‘a; half sister Sarah L. Bowers; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at Parkway Recreation Center, 45-396 Mokulele Drive, Kaneohe. Graveside services and burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Carol Mitsue Shimizu

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Dec. 20, 2012
Carol Mitsue Shimizu, 50, of Waipahu, an office manager, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Patrick K., son Michael K., daughter Samantha S., brother Paul K. Yanagihara and sisters Sandra A.M. Agas, Cyd T. Edwards and Loreen S. Oamilda. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Daniel A. Sambrano

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Nov. 30, 2012
Daniel A. Sambrano, 63, of Kapolei, an employee at Seagull School in Kapolei and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Robert, Rudy, Jerry, Rogelio, Theodore, David, Clifford and Steven; and sisters Veronica Jackson and Verna Kekahuna. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Michael Tatsumi Sakamoto

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Dec. 14, 2012
Michael Tatsumi Sakamoto, 72, of Aiea, a former electrician and owner of Eight Point Distributors, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith; son Michael Jr.; daughters Wendy Ellis, Jody Iwane and Sandy Sakamoto; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m.

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Katharine Larsen Martin

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Dec. 10, 2012
Katharine Larsen “Tiny” Martin, 92, of Honolulu died in Augusta, Maine. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by son R. Wayne, daughters Donivee Laird and Katharine Webber, sisters Norma “Peter” Sanford and Margit Holsworth, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held at a later date.

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Analeia Keli‘ikipi Kamakani

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Nov. 29, 2012
Analeia Keli‘ikipi Kamakani, infant daughter of Fuschia Keli‘ikipi-Kamakani of Waianae, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by grandparents Paula and Wesley Kamakani, Kaleo Collier and Kellene Mukai. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Geraldine Mae Caires Aguiar Jaynes

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Oct. 26, 2012
Geraldine Mae Caires Aguiar Jaynes, 69, of Houston, a homemaker, died in Houston. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Clifton and Timothy P. Aguiar and David Aguiar III; sisters Patricia A. Yang and Anna C. Alo; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 5 at Kurtistown Assembly of God, 17-550 Volcano Highway, Kurtistown, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences may be sent to HC1 Box 4107, Keaau, HI 96749.

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Nahoa Natani Hovey

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Oct. 12, 2012
Halekoa Joseph and Nahoa Natani Hovey, infant twin sons of Scott Jr. and Sommer Hovey of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. They were born in Honolulu. They are also survived by sister Hokulea C. and grandparents Scott and Joelyn Hovey, and Edward McCombs. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1560 S. Beretania St. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Halekoa Joseph Hovey

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Oct. 11, 2012
Halekoa Joseph and Nahoa Natani Hovey, infant twin sons of Scott Jr. and Sommer Hovey of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. They were born in Honolulu. They are also survived by sister Hokulea C. and grandparents Scott and Joelyn Hovey, and Edward McCombs. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1560 S. Beretania St. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Florida Dela Cruz

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Nov. 20, 2012
Florida Dela Cruz, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rudy, John and Loreto; daughters Crescencia Acosta, Adoracion Laguer, Erlinda Lucas and Nellie Naanos; brothers Moses and Benjamin Pudiquet; and sister Candida Pillos. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Chelsey Marie Bergonia

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Dec. 19, 2012
Chelsey Marie Bergonia, 31, of Koloa, Kauai, a Wilcox Memorial Hospital medical clerk, died. She was born in Tacoma, Wash. She is survived by sons Ayden Bernardino and Xaenyn and Micah Yamamoto; companion Kelsey Yamamoto; father Norman; mother Jerilynn Agor; brothers Kaena and Tyler; and sisters Shanamae Andres and Denise Bergonia. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Celebration of life: 6 p.m.

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Leslie David Almeida

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Nov. 24, 2012
Leslie David “Les” Almeida, 76, of Waialua, a retired Chevron Refinery finance accounting supervisor and an Army 101st Airborne veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife and caregiver Therese Y., son Michael D., daughters Leslene T. Williams and Davlyn L. Lyman, brother Leighton, sister Edith K. Moniz, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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