Archive for February 14th, 2013

Jeffery Alan Weber

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Jan. 27, 2013
Jeffery Alan “Oly…eee” Weber, 59, of Ookala, Hawaii, a retired landscaper and former commercial fisherman, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife April C.; sons Brandon K.H., Rory P. and William R.A.; daughter Saisyn L.; twin daughters Aleysha K. and Raegan N.; brothers Ron S. and Dan L.; sisters Bobbie Peahu, Susan Williams, Elisa Dannals and Susie Weber; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Shinako Villiatora

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Jan. 24, 2013
Shinako “Betty” Villiatora, 84, of Waialua died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Juss, Mel, Eugene and Lambert; daughter Germaine Albeso; sister Jennie A. Fujii; 20 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:45 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Haroldine Leona Kaheiki Ventura

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Feb. 6, 2013
Haroldine Leona Kaheiki “Haro” Ventura, 59, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion Lauren Kahumoku; son Anthony Jr.; daughter Kiki L.L.; brothers Francis, George and Steven Kaheiki; sisters Barbara Kekaualua, Rose Chu, Bernadette Roberts, Jeri Spencer and Gina Mahoe; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Potluck and celebration of life at noon Sunday at Kealoha Beach Park, also known as Four Miles Beach Park, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Jacinta Afaga Ubay

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Feb. 1, 2013
Jacinta Afaga Ubay, 84, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Wilcox Memorial Hospital X-ray department receptionist, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rizal Jr., Cesar and Robert; daughters Aurea F. and May R. Fernandez, Maria L. Barton and Lisa Ubay; sisters Benjamina Yanuaria, Goni Sadora and Andrea Ramelb; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Loan Ngoc Trinh

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Feb. 2, 2013
Loan Ngoc Trinh, 79, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She is survived by husband Ky Tran; sons Le and Dustin Chen; daughters Lewah, Helen and Brenda Chen, and Lang Trinh; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation and Chinese Taoist services: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Masao Tamura

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Jan. 29, 2013
Masao Tamura, 89, of Lihue, a Veterans Express bookkeeper and an Army veteran who served on the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Garden Island Health Care. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by brother Sadao and sister Patsy. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery pavillion. No monetary offerings.

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Daniel Louis Shapiro

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Feb. 4, 2013
Daniel Louis “Papa” Shapiro, 70, of Aiea, a retired Alert Alarm senior salesman and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by sons Sam, Stephen and Ray Goin; daughters Nani Kahler and Leesa Gulliver; brother Mike McLaren; 18 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, Sand Island. Services: 2 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dewey Reed

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Feb. 10, 2013
Dewey Reed, 72, of Hauula, a movie production driver and an Army veteran, died in Laie. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Carol; sons Stephen, Ryan and Rocky; daughter Sina Holbrook; brothers Leo, Mesepa, Leroy and Harland; sister Darlene; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Cecilia Corpuz Ramirez

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Jan. 31, 2013
Cecilia Corpuz “Cecile” Ramirez, 49, of Waipahu, an employee at Honolulu Cookie Co. near Sand Island and Ease Collection in Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Isidro, Northern Samar, Philippines. She is survived by husband Froilan F.; sons John M. and Jay M.; daughters Mary R. Pico, and Jennifer C. and Elaine C. Ramirez; mother Gloria Corpuz; brothers Ferdinand, Vic and Raul Corpuz; sisters Luz Rodriguez, Rosalinda Bueno, Remy Anda and Rosalia Batara; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Eriel M. Miller

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Sept. 23, 2012
Eriel M. Miller, 95, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Toronto. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Community of Christ Church, 1666 Mott-Smith Drive. Services: 2 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Monday at Kualoa Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.

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Donna E.P.S. Lim

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Jan. 30, 2013
Donna E.P.S. Lim, 53, of Honolulu, a recreational director, died in St. Francis Hospice, Nuuanu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by father Raymond and brothers Harlan and Nolan. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jienwan Lee

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Jan. 25, 2013
Lee, 90, of Honolulu, owner of Hong Kungs Restaurant, died. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Hung Sum and Alexander, daughters Hung Sheong Lau and Christine Lee Tong, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. Feb. 25 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Sueko Hirata

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Feb. 5, 2013
Sueko “Sue” Hirata, 84, of Lahaina, founder of Lahaina Credit Union, died in Lahaina. She was born in Puukolii, Maui. She is survived by daughter Esther Shiotsugu, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Lahaina Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tomiyo Fujiwara

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Jan. 21, 2013
Tomiyo Fujiwara, 97, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Gary S., daughter Janice M., three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lois G. Elder

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Feb. 4, 2013
Lois G. Elder, 79, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. She was born in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She is survived by sons Dale R., Wayne R., Mark R. and Phillip R. Yasuhara, and Jerry F. Malina; daughters Ginger I. Pentecost, Tamara M. Bergmann, Natalie N. Coelho and G. Colleen Yasuhara; brothers Ronald B. Lawson and Neil R. Thurman; sister Cheryl J. Taylor; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty Florence Carvalho

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Jan. 28, 2013
Betty Florence Carvalho, 78, of Aiea, a state Department of Education substitute teacher, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James “Jimmy”; son James “Kimo”; daughters Arlette Ebisu, Doreen Munar and Geri Flores; brother John “Johnny” Chung; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Valerie A. Bumanglag

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Feb. 1, 2013
Valerie A. Bumanglag, 75, of Kihei, Maui, a Pacific Monarch Hotel housekeeper, died in Kihei. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Claro, sons Raul and Arnold, daughters Melinda Piano and Imee Ramos, brothers Modesto and Melecio Alluag, and sisters Anacieta Dannug and Juliana Campos. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Arlene Dision Binas

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Feb. 9, 2013
Arlene Dision Binas, 52, of Kihei, Maui, a Maui Lu Hotel inspector, died. She was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Anthony D. Jr.; daughter Anjaninia D.; mother Carmen B. Dision; brothers Roy, Arnold, Carmelo and Victor Dision; sisters Nobleza Corrales and Nannette Sabio; and the father of her children, Antonio R. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Kihei. Mass: 3 p.m. Additional visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Pauwela, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Rafael Agonoy Acoba

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Feb. 6, 2013
Rafael Agonoy Acoba, 90, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Kekaha Sugar Co. retiree, died at home. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Inocencia; daughter Wilma Medina; sons Cesar and Abraham; sisters Felisa and Magdalena Yanos, and Polly Llanillo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Kekaha. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery.

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Daniel L. Shapiro

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DANIEL L. SHAPIRO
Of Aiea, passed away on February 4, 2013, at the age of 70. Daniel was best known by those who loved him as Papa Dan. He was born on May 2, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo. After graduating from Radford High School in 1961, he joined the Air Force. In June 2012, Papa Dan retired from Alert Alarm after 28 years. He loved to spend time with his family, was a devoted member of New Hope Fellowship Church, enjoyed traveling, hiking and skiing. He is survived by brother, Michael (Eralyn) McLaren, sons, Sam (Lea) Goin, Steve (JoAnn) Goin, Ray (Becci) Goin, daughters, Nani (Dan) Kahler, Leesa (Ed) Gulliver, 20 grandchildren, 1 great grand- child. Memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2:30 pm at New Hope Fellowship Church, 290 Sand Island Access Road. Family requests no flowers.

Jayne Rochelle Lauten-Borg

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JAYNE ROCHELLE LAUTEN-BORG Memorial Service for Jayne Rochelle Lauten-Borg, 74, of Kaneohe, HI (mother of Christine K. Sorensen, former Dean of the College of Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa) will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 3950 Paine Circle, Honolulu. She passed away February 1, 2013 in Kaneohe after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her daughter, Christine and two grandsons of Honolulu, Hawaii, as well as 2 other daughters, one son, five granddaughters, one additional grandson, and two great-grandchildren, all from Texas. Donations may be made in her name to the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Hawaii.

James (Jim) M. Gowler

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JAMES (JIM) M. GOWLER
11/14/1947 – 02/14/2012 An Extraordinary Man Greatly Missed Deeply Loved Forever In Our Hearts


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