Archive for January 16th, 2013

Robert Matthew Torres

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Dec. 30, 2012
Robert Matthew Torres, 56, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Mariboth; daughters Rosemarie Rodriguez, and Magdalena, Glenda and Jesica Torres; brothers Romeo, Jorge Jr. and Jesus; and sister Glenda Dizon. Services to be held in the Philippines.

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Tangitangi Alamoni Sevelo

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Jan. 11, 2013
Tangitangi Alamoni Sevelo, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kolomaile, Tonga. She is survived by husband Sione V.; sons Soane, Mahafutau, Tuilatai, Fatu and Paula; daughters Fakatoumafi Tuaolo, Uinisieti Fatongia and Anafusipala Sevelo; brother Viola Palepale; 78 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Augustine by the Sea. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Charles L. Rudolph Jr.

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Jan. 9, 2013
Charles L. Rudolph Jr., 90, of Aiea, a Victor Dana Corp. tool and die maker and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by sons Scott and Craig, daughter Betty R. Chun and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ching-Yi Patchrapong

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Jan. 5, 2013
Ching-Yi “Nina” Patchrapong, 59, of Honolulu, a business owner, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Taipei. She is survived by husband Nick, daughters Nadine Kiyonaga and Kathleen Aoki, mother Tsao Wen Kuan Huang, sister Celia Huang and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Albert Shoji Nakagawa

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Dec. 9, 2012
Albert Shoji “Naka” Nakagawa, 79, of Pearl City, a Pearl Harbor Public Works Center journeyman plumber and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June, son Troy, daughter Shelley Yamaguchi, brother Kenichi, sister Clara Emoto and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Soon Yong Lee

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Jan. 8, 2013
Robert Soon Yong Lee, 85, of Kahului, an Army sergeant and a retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. electrician, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Helen; son Dennis; daughters Brenda Arakawa, Donna Wendt and Sandra Lee; brothers Cho Han and Stanley; sister Esther Davis; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Luncheon to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kathleen Shirley Lealaimatafao

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Jan. 8, 2013
Kathleen Shirley Lealaimatafao, 68, of Honolulu, a chef, died at home. She was born in Canada. She is survived by son Mark, daughter Leilani, sister Tammi Clayton and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Evelyn Lacuesta

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Dec. 28, 2012
Evelyn Lacuesta, 43, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. She is survived by son Daniel M.; daughters Kasandra F. Coulter and Jericka-Jane and Jessicka M. Mirafuentes; parents Manuel and Lourdes; sisters Noralyn Montemayor and Maila Teves; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Margaret M. Keene

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Nov. 26, 2012
Margaret M. Keene, 86, of Waipahu, formerly of Puunene, Maui, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Martin, Robert, Michael, Brian, Richard, Paul and Peter Cabral; daughters Jane Tabura, Judy Bulusan and Theresa Ropati; brother Freddie Martins; sister Katie Abreu; caregivers Glenda Felix and family; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 25 W. Lipoa St., Kihei, Maui. Mass: 11 a.m.

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John O. Kamakele III

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Dec. 29, 2012
John O. Kamakele III, 67, of Waianae, a retired shop planner at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Loriosa; sons Travis M. and Blaze K.; daughters Desiree “Sweetheart” and Anuhea “Dahlin” Kamakele, and Lorie “DJ” Kamakele-Cordeiro; sisters Jo-Ann N. Rosario, Gaylein L. Kaauwai, Jody K. Poole and Wendy K. Fountain; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Mass at noon. Aloha attire.

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Manuel Bernabe Gebin Sr.

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Jan. 8, 2013
Manuel Bernabe Gebin Sr., 66, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an Island Princess Co. fieldworker and a retired Puna Sugar Co. tractor operator and Alii Papaya Co. worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lita; son Manuel Jr.; daughter Flordeliza; stepmother Rita; brothers Jeffrey, Felipe and Avelino; sisters Rosalind Martinez and May Gebin; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 7 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahoa Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Mr. Yoshiharu Hirashima

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MR. YOSHIHARU HIRASHIMA 78, of Honolulu, the General Manager of Xpress Trucking, Inc., passed with grace, at home, in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. Survived by wife, Martha M. Hirashima; sons, Y. Bart (Iris) HIrashima, M. Tobin (Judy) Hirashima, and K. Sayle (Lori) Hirashima; daughter, Vanessa M. (Jeffrey A.) Huff; 10 grandchildren who were the joy of his life and whom he spoiled excessively, but equally; and brother, Craig (Alice) Hirashima. Welcomed to Heaven by grandson Zachary Huff. Private service held.

JAMES RICHARD CONWAY

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JAMES RICHARD CONWAY Age 85, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away January 3, 2013 at his residence. Born August 10, 1927 in Harrisburg, PA. Retired from Pearl Harbor, Naval Supply Center; volunteered at Kaiser Foundation Hospitals. He is survived by sons, Peter (Lorina) Bertulfo, James Conway, Michael (Malou) Conway, Timothy (Edith) Conway of Seattle; daughter, Jaymsana Conway of Indiana; 10 grandchildren; 18 great- grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday 1/18 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Aloha Attire.

LOYAL AMERICA “DINKIE” CAMACHO

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LOYAL AMERICA DINKIE CAMACHO
Loyal America “Dinkie” Camacho went to join the Lord on November 14, 2012 in Pasadena, CA. at the age of 94. She was born a twin in Butte, MT. to Clarence Brown and Grace Muenz. She took a trip to Hawaii in the late thirties and loved it so much that she stayed. She worked at Hickam AFB. as a civilian hydraulic aircraft mechanic. This Pearl Harbor survivor invented a piston-pulling wrench, which earned her a Presidential award. Later, she worked for Stewart Pharmacies, and the International Market Place in sales. After her grandson entered school, she returned to live with her sister in 1984. She is survived by her twin sister Gloria Hinshaw (companion Roger Munn), son Vann Camacho (Angel), grandson Curtis Kelii Camacho, grand- daughter Sherielee Pumelani Camacho-Fuentes (Mario), great granddaughter Chrisjynn Notafraid, and great grandson Kamuela Jordan Keliiwaiwaiole Camacho-Fuentes. Private Service. Donations maybe sent to Hawaii Humane Society.

Toshiko Tsujiuchi

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TOSHIKO TSUJIUCHI 86 of Honolulu. Former Restaurant Owner of Hifumi Japanese Restaurant. Passed on January 3, 2013 at Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Japan on August 24, 1926. She is survived by her husband, Katsuro; daughter, Judy Suyama; son in law, Alan; sisters, Rei Ogasawara, Michiko Ogasawara; brother, Takashi Ogasawara; nephew, Toshio Ogasawara; niece, Akemi Hamaki of Japan; Services will be held Monday(1/21) @ Hosoi Garden Mortuary 12:30PM – visitation 11:30AM.

Donald Akio Kameda

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DONALD AKIO KAMEDA Age 92, of Honolulu passed away on January 2, 2013 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu and was the retired owner of House of Monkeypod. He was also a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He is survived by wife Tsuyako; daughters Diane (Mark) Sasaki and Patricia (Russell) Yamamoto; grand- children Christen and Aaron Sasaki, Ryan (Mandy), Erik (Kelli) and Corey (Sara) Yamamoto and great-grand- children Rylie, Tye and Leif Yamamoto. A private service was held.

LODRIGO “LODRING” AUGUSTINE TEODORO

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LODRIGO LODRING AUGUSTINE TEODORO Age 46, of Wahiawa, HI passed away December 18, 2012 in Wahiawa. Born May 18,1966 in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. Was employed at Dole Pineapple Plantation. He is survived by brothers, Artemio (Rosie) Teodoro, Rogelio (Nina) Teodoro, Millado (Tita) Teodoro, Arminio Teodoro, Teodorico Teodoro; sisters, Melegia (Ludivino) Ordonio, Remy Teodoro. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (January 21) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Tuesday (January 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Program 11:30 a.m. Prayer Service 12 Noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Donald Tadao Onaga

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DONALD TADAO ONAGA Died peacefully at age 92, at his Honolulu home on December 21, 2012. Donald retired as general foreman of the PWC Transportation Department, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. During WWII, he served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army. Donald was predeceased by his wife, Doris Tom Onaga. He is survived by his son, Harold Young Onaga (Gayle); his daughter, Donna “Cissy” Onaga; his grandchildren Reid Snowden and Danica Woolworth (John); and his brother Toshio Onaga. A private service was held.

JOSEPH KAHAI, SR.

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JOSEPH KAHAI, SR. Age 66, of Las Vegas, NV, passed away December 7, 2012 in Las Vegas. Born February 22, 1946. Retired fire captain with the Federal Fire Department. He is survived by wife, Maida Kahai; son, Joseph (Stephanie) Kahai, Jr.; daughters, Laurie (Brandon) Ceniza, Monica Mulivai; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers, Abraham (Myna) Kahai, Gene Kahai, Roland Kahai; sister, Laverne Rhody. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (January 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Ellen Asako Nihei

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ELLEN ASAKO NIHEI 87 of Honolulu. Passed on December 21, at Straub Hospital. She was a Homemaker. Preceded in death by her husband, Tadashi. Survived by her son Dean (Maxine); grandchildren, Jensen Nihei and Jenean Nihei; sister, Kay Matsuwaki; brothers, Kazuo and Satoru Togashi Private service held.

MICHAEL EUGENE BARCELONA

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MICHAEL EUGENE BARCELONA
Age 63, of Honolulu, passed away December 12, 2012 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. Born March 24, 1949 in Aiea, Hawaii. Member of the Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses and resident manager of 2033 Nuuanu. He is survived by wife, Stasia H. Barcelona; daughter, Tamara-Lee (David) Kamai; mother, Cecile Barcelona; brother, Pedro (Sonya) B. Barcelona Jr.; sisters, Loraine Apo, Diana (Greg) Ng, Annette (Daniel) Barcelona-Cadelinia. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Sunday 1/20 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Aloha Attire.


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