Archive for February 23rd, 2013

ERLINDA “LINDA” BUTAC AVELINO

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ERLINDA LINDA BUTAC AVELINO Age 66, of Daly City, CA, passed away February 4, 2013 in Daly City. Born May 13, 1946 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband, Enrico “Eric” Avelino; daughter, Lani Avelino; brothers, Wally Butac, Stan (Ruby Huey) Butac; sister, Shirley Butac; 1 granddaughter. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday (March 1) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Saturday (March 2) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary Program 11:00 a.m., Prayer Service 12:00 noon Burial 3:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Flora Lynn Bacon

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Feb. 5, 2013
Flora Lynn Bacon, 94, of Kaneohe, a retired fundraising administrative assistant for Kapiolani Medical Center, died in Kailua. She was born in Hennepin County, Minn. She is survived by hanai daughter Betsy Dew. Private services.

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IRENEA COLOBONG BALCITA

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IRENEA COLOBONG BALCITA
Age 82, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away January 27, 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Born August 27, 1930 in Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines. An elementary school teacher in the Philippines for 38 years; then emigrated to Hawaii and taught 6 years for the Hawaii State Department of Education. She is survived by daughters, Maria Carmen Castillo, Bella Luz (Rick) Obello of NJ, Glenda (Alfredo) Pita, Maria Brinea (Paul) McFall, Ma. Aurora (Dandy) Dumanlang of CA; 10 grandchildren; 1 great- grandchild; sister, Teresita Serafica of PI. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tues. 2/26 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service: 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m. Wed. 2/27 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach) Mass: 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Melton Ralph Beach

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Feb. 12, 2013
Melton Ralph Beach, 71, of Las Vegas, a sheet metal journeyman, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dora, son Melton, daughters Jeanette Lindsay and Charlene Beach, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney, Kailua. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Etta Irene Brown

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Feb. 14, 2013
Etta Irene Brown, 89, of Kaneohe, a Palama Settlement social worker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in South Palmyra Township, Ill. She is survived by sister Janice Bennett. Services at a later date.

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MARY P. CAGASAN

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MARY P. CAGASAN Age 83, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away January 30, 2013 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Born August 27, 1929 in Paia, Maui. A retiree of Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi in the Food Service Department. She is survived by sons, Raymond Rodrigues, Jr., Earl Rodrigues of LV, Lloyd Rodrigues; daughter, Francine (Alan) Takenaka; 11 grand- children; 15 great-grand- children; brothers, Vincent (Gloria) Reyes, Eddie (Arlene) Reyes. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday 2/26 at St. Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu) Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Daniel Seong Chang

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Feb. 11, 2013
Daniel Seong Chang, 92, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired Kohala Sugar Co. welder, died. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; daughters Nalani Fujimoto and Bette Sue Cazimero; brothers Benjamin and Joseph; sisters Violet Kaiawe, Florence Brown, Betty Trawick and Leina Begley; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 2 at Kalahikiola Congregational Church, Kapaau. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Waianaia Cemetery, Halaula. Aloha attire.

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Irene Lacuesta Coloma

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Jan. 27, 2013
Irene Lacuesta “Rene” Coloma, 87, of Waipahu died in Wahiawa. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband Meliton F.; daughters Felicitas “Edith” Lucas and Gloria Baldugo; brothers Jose and Agustin Lacuesta; sisters Sabina Baligad, and Antonia and Herminia Magbaleta; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Stephen Joseph Dang

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Feb. 17, 2013
Stephen Joseph Dang, 64, of Waianae, a retired Department of Defense employee at Naval Magazine Lualualei and Hickam Air Force Base, and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Luana, son Kevin, daughter Kimberly De Bono, mother Emelia, brothers Michael and Walden, sisters Priscilla Efhan and Pamela Peterson, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Philip Joseph Davido

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Feb. 16, 2013
Philip Joseph Davido, 66, of Honolulu, a mechanic, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by companion Kitty Remilev. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at New Hope Voyager, Dole Cannery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to New Hope Voyager.

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Ellen Toyoko Asato Doi

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Jan. 21, 2013
Ellen Toyoko Asato Doi, 87, of Koloa, Kauai, retired owner of Kalaheo Luncheonette Motel and Steakhouse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by daughter Kathryn Bacarro, brother Ernest Asato, sister Betty Kadekawa, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Ma’aola Tuipelehake Fetuli-Taula

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Feb. 20, 2013
Ma’aola Tuipelehake Fetuli-Taula, 56, of Laie, a Northrup Aviation executive secretary, died in Kahuku. She was born in Utulei, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Doc Taula, sons Alipate and Alexander “Cubby,” daughters Alisha and Amber, brothers Lama and Malala, sisters Maria and Gauula, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 2 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie stake center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery.

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Filemon Ballesteros Go

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Feb. 13, 2013
Filemon Ballesteros Go, 79, of Honolulu, a retired harbor pilot, died. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Gertrude, son Kimo, brothers Ernesto and Welington, and sisters Preciosa Chio and Luzviminda Sydiongco. Visitation: 3 p.m. March 2 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Stanley Yukiwo Haraga

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Feb. 8, 2013
Stanley Yukiwo Haraga, 95, of Honolulu, a retired general contractor for Haraga Construction and Robert M. Kaya Builders, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Rodney K. and Wayne S., daughters Lorraine T. Kashiwa and Nora Y. Muramoto, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Hiroshi Isono

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Jan. 30, 2013
Richard Hiroshi Isono, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Love’s Bakery delivery salesman, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Annie S., sons Wesley and Dean, daughter Joanne Morimoto, brothers Katsuichi and Taichi, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Earl Kaainoni Jr.

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Feb. 17, 2013
Robert Earl Kaainoni Jr., 63, of Kailua, a retired Marine Corps major and judge advocate, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hisako; sons Michael “Mike,” Matthew “Matt” and Mark; and sister Lee. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Charles Kauluhaimalama Mocksing Jr.

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Feb. 15, 2013
Charles Kauluhaimalama Mocksing Jr., 88, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility employee and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn; sons Ronald, William and Andrew Auld; daughters Emily Kairau, Kehaulani Cancialosi and Hiilani Lapera; brother Hans; sister Lorraine; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Joseph F. Souza Jr.

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Feb. 12, 2013
Joseph F. Souza Jr., 83, of Wailuku, a retired Army sergeant first class, died in Gresham, Ore. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Lorraine; sons Charles, John, Mark, Paul and James; daughters Mary Gagne, Starlette Bauer, Celeste R. Souza and Carolyn Conner; brother Edward; sister Elsie Furtado; 32 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Sophie T. Kaili

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Feb. 8, 2013
Sophie T. Kaili, 78, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clarence, sons Clarence Jr. and Scott K., daughters Julia Wadahara and JoAnn Kaili-Leong, brother Vincent S. Aoki, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Rowena Kanaukapu Keaka

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Feb. 8, 2013
Rowena Kanaukapu Keaka, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education elementary school teacher, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by caregiver Diane Easley. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Estefania Lagua

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Dec. 23, 2012
Estefania Lagua, 71, of Kailua-Kona, a Walmart employee, died. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Reynaldo, daughters Aileen Cruz and Marilou Villosa, brother Maximo Pascua, sister Ruperta Rasalan and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. today at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Holualoa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park.

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Dorothy Elizabeth Len

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Jan. 17, 2013
Dorothy Elizabeth Len, 85, of Lahaina, a retired salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son John; daughters Charlene Len and Claudia Ham; sisters Bessie DeGarna, Jane Morikawa and Eva Barglsky; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Theodore George Liter

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Feb. 8, 2013
Theodore George Liter, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Navy Supply Corps officer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vincennes, Ind. He is survived by wife Hanh, sons Ted J. and David, daughters Catherine Williams and Susan Clemmons, stepsons Vincent and Michael Nguyen, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Mass: 9 a.m. Interment on the mainland. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Teresa Macri

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Feb. 15, 2013
Teresa “Tita” Macri, 79, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Caulonia, Italy. She is survived by son Ilario “Larry,” daughter Grace Vadovich, brothers Gulio and Nick Grupido, sister Anna M. Boyd, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Additional services: 6 p.m. at Family Life Church of Hawaii.

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Michael Dwayne Martin

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Nov. 18, 2012
Michael Dwayne Martin, 61, of Kailua-Kona, a carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Nakamaru Hale. He was born in Detroit. No known survivors. No services.

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Misae Masutani

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Feb. 7, 2013
Misae Masutani, 97, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Carolyn N. Masutani, Sharon M. Nuibe and Janet S. Otake; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Mildred Misako Nakagawa

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Feb. 4, 2013
Mildred Misako Nakagawa, 88, of Hilo, a retired employee of the former Sheraton Waiakea Village and Naniloa Hotel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Kenneth and a grandchild. Private services.

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Raymond Ying Chung Ng

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Jan. 30, 2013
Raymond Ying Chung Ng, also known as “Pake” and “Charlie,” 80, of Nampa, Idaho, a retired mail handler and a retired Navy yeoman first class, died. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Barbara Valentine, sons Raymond P.M. and Timothy, daughters Valray Jeremiah and Carlene Eshelman, brother Robert Lee, sister Pansy “Ah Wan” Costa Ayers, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services at a later date. Online condolences: ngsofmaui@msn.com.

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Doris Shigeko Oshiro

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Feb. 6, 2013
Doris Shigeko Oshiro, 83, of Aiea, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center clerk, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Gerald S. and brothers Charles and Akio Hanano. Private services.

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RALPH PIENA

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RALPH PIENA Age 82, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away January 29, 2013 in Aiea, Hawaii. Born December 31, 1930 in Puunene, Maui. He was a Veteran for the United States Army. He is survived by wife, Floserfida “Flo” Piena; son, Rowland K. Piena; daughter, Kim (James) Banks; brothers, Randy W. Piena, Harold Piena, Clarence (Veronica) Piena; sisters, Jean E. Piena, Eunice C.L. (Howard) Kasaoka; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grand- children. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Tue. 2/26 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran