Archive for April 6th, 2013

Jeraldine “Jeri” Pualani Alcantara

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Born on November 3, 1947 in Honolulu. Born to eternal life on March 22, 2013. Retired retail loan collector from Central Pacific Bank. Survived by: Daughter Aldene Albinio (husband Kahana); Sons Ronald Samson, Jr., Anthony Samson, and Christopher Alcantara; Brother Myron Park, sister Cinthia Barbieto (husband Dido), Marian Fifitaniua, Alcian Clegg (husband Jim) and Alarice Kim (husband Stanford); Grand- children Kawika Samson- Aiwohi, Shanei Aiwohi, Kaulana Samson-Aiwohi, Tyani-Lynn Samson-Aiwohi, Kahananui Albinio, III Kapilimehanaokala Albinio, Alana Mahie Albinio; Great Grandchildren Neilah-Lynn Aiwohi, Keahonui Maumausolo. Numerous nieces and nephews Memorial services on Monday, April 8, 2013 at St. John Vianney Parish located at 920 Keolu Drive. in Kailua. Viewing at 9 am and service at 10:30 am


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MACARIO MAC HILACION Age 86, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away March 14, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born June 7, 1926. Born Lihue, Kauai. Retired supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. He is survived by wife of 63 yrs, Helen Hilacion; son, Gary (Terry) Hilacion of CA; daughters, Tammy Shamburger of Arizona, Lovena Hilacion; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grand- children; brother, Alfonso Hilacion, Lawrence Araneta; sisters, Virginia Waiwaiole, Eleanor Borilez. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (April 12) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu) Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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FRANCISCA FRANCING CERALDE MARAMBA Age 79, of Honolulu, HI, passed away March 19, 2013 in Honolulu. Born January 29, 1934 in Bonoan, Buquig, Dagupan City, Philippines. Retired from Nuuanu Congregational Church as a custodian. She is survived by sons, Teofilo (Cristina) Maramba, Rogelio (Solly) Maramba, Ariel (Rachel) Maramba, Abelardo (Cecille) Maramba; daughters, Imelda (Gener) Galapon, Hedeliza (Elmo) Gonzales, Mercy (Gerry) Prado, Marifi (Darwin) Bumatay, Marijean (Ferdinand) Guevarra; 25 grandchildren; 10 great-grand- children. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday (April 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Burial will take place in Philippines. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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CAROL CHIYOKO NAKAMURA Age 93, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away February 24, 2013 in Honolulu. Born July 22, 1919 in Wahiawa, HI. She is survived by son, Edwin Y. Nakamura; daughters, Frances S. Nonaka, Karen T. Tanaka, Mae M. Nakamura; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grand- child. Private services were held.

Susumu Yamada

Posted On April 6th, 2013 -

Age 94, passed away of natural causes on Valentine’s Day 2013 in Honolulu, HI. He was born May 6, 1918 to Tomijiro and Man Yamada in Seattle, WA. He and his brothers Noboru, Isamu and Manabu (all now deceased) mainly grew up in north Seattle, where they worked the family farm and greenhouse. He graduated from Seattle’s Lincoln High School in 1936. In 1941, Susumu at age 22 became the first American-born Japanese citizen (Nisei) in the state of Washington to volunteer for service in the US army, garnering a photo and article in the Seattle Post Intelligencer (January 22, 1941). During World War II he served in Europe with the acclaimed all-Japanese-American 442nd Regiment. After the war Susumu made the army his career. He met his wife Elizabeth Hisako Suzuki of Hawaii after the war while they were both working for US occupation forces in Japan. They married at the U.S. Consulate in Kobe, Japan, on December 19, 1958 and made their home in Honolulu. After retiring with the rank of Major in 1961 after 20 years of military service, Susumu worked as an Intelligence Operations Specialist 1961-1978 for CSC. Liz passed away May 22, 1999. Susumu is survived by his nieces and nephews: Lynn Yamada Lass in Madison WI; Gail Yamada, Donna Su Yamada-Bolima, and Douglas Yamada in Seattle; Isamu Yamada in Spokane, WA; David Yamada in Nagoya, Japan; and Anne Teruya, Susan Kunitake, Phyllis Nomura, Ronald Suzuki, Amy Suzuki, and David Suzuki in Oahu, Hawaii. Susumu’s ashes will be inurned with military honors at the National Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl in Honolulu at 10:30 am on April 4, 2013. Flowers or cards to the family may be sent care of Hosoi Mortuary of Honolulu.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran