Archive for April 21st, 2013

PUAKEA PUA YOUNG

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PUAKEA PUA YOUNG Of Kailua, passed away on 4/4. He was a Refrigeration Tech Specialist. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; sons, Wendell, Pono, Duke; daughter, Tracie Costa; 3 brothers, 3 sisters, 12 grand- children; 2 great-grandchildren. Satuday, May 4 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel at 9:30am.

Mary Rosario Ramelb Acosta

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April 6, 2013
Mary Rosario Ramelb Acosta, 90, of Ewa Beach, a custodian at Leahi Hospital, died in Mililani. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Flor and Henry, daughter Rose M. and six grandchildren. Visitation:11:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples. Services:12:30 p.m. Burial:3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences:www. hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Hekar P. Angei

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April 12, 2013
Hekar P. Angei, 61, of Honolulu, a receptionist for agriculture of the state of Chuuk, died at home. She was born in Weno, Chuuk. She is survived by son Tony; daughter Helleen Dereas; brothers Helbert, Wener, Aisek, Helvas and Nowell Petrus; and three grandchildren. Services:4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary.

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Valerie U. Bacos

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March 20, 2013
Valerie U. Bacos, 53, of Waianae, a Nakatani Drive Inn and 7-Eleven employee, died in Wai-anae. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by mother Clerese, brothers Thomas Jr. and Dean C., and sisters Carol Yamauchi and Darnell Failautusi Jr. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Nanakuli Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Rosemary Bautista

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April 14, 2013
Rosemary Bautista, 59, of Honolulu, a Dole Cannery inspector, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Rodney L., sons Christopher L. and Dexter L. Bautista, daughters Dreenalyn Bautista and Charlene B. Tamboa, brothers Jerry and Lawrence Abiley, sisters Yolanda Miura and Miranda Abiley, and five grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial:noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Verdel Nanilei Berg

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April 5, 2013
Verdel Nanilei Berg, also known as Aunty Nani Hoopai, 53, of Hana, Maui, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by companion Joey Santos Bras; son Uhanekai Arlantico; daughter Heather Berg; and brothers Oren, Dennis, Danny and Felton “Ipo”Hoopai. Visitation:6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes:noon Saturday at Paia Bay. Luncheon to follow at Baldwin Park in Paia. Green attire at scattering. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Antonio Catugal

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April 9, 2013
Antonio Catugal, 87, of Lahaina died at home. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by sons Steven, Stanford, Delafonte and Ricardo; daughters Pauline Stropp and Kris A. Klask; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six stepchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services:11:30 a.m. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Petra Cosma Esmeralda

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April 14, 2013
Petra Cosma Esmeralda, 90, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kealeku, Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Matias “Maxie”; sons Peter, Michael and Patrick; daughters Loretta Mendez, Sylvia Valdez, Barbara Awa, Patricia Texeira, Theresa Valdez, Debbie Arakawa and Suzette Esmeralda; brothers Marion, Francis and Anthony Cosma; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church, Wailuku. Mass:11 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Bonnie Lee Flick

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April 15, 2013
Bonnie Lee Flick, 89, of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Everton, Mo. She is survived by sons John, Wayne and Mark; daughters Barbara Peach, Cindy Johnson and Susan Soward; sister Betty McCarroll; 12 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Yoshiko Gibo

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March 11, 2013
Yoshiko Gibo, 96, of Lahaina, a Maui Land and Pineapple employee, died in Maluhia Hospital Nursing Home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Roy and Ed, daughters Rachel Yamamoto and Edith Shimabukuro, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services:11 a.m. April 28 at Rinzai Zen Mission in Paia, Maui.

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Inez Leilani Gomes

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March 17, 2013
Inez Leilani Gomes, 69, of Pauoa, a retired customer service manager for Precision Color Digital Imaging in Las Vegas, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Buddy Cabagason and Shayne and Leonard Paculan; daughters Tanya Kiaaina and Dori Rodriguez; brothers Fred “Boy” Jr., Ron and Ralph Roque; sister Charlotte Lyman; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sanford “Sandy” Granger

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SANFORD SANDY GRANGER 85, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran and retired contractor / developer, passed away peacefully in Honolulu on March 30, 2013. He was born in Los Angeles, CA. He is survived by son Bradley (Lorie), daughter Sulan, and grandsons Brock, Scott, and Blaine. Private service will be held in May.

Lorraine Misao Ho

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March 15, 2013
Lorraine Misao Ho, 65, of Kaneohe died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Paia,Maui. She is survived by husband Eugene G.S.; sons Derek K. and Craig R.; daughter Kimberly A. Tyau; sisters Polly Kuraoka, Amy Tanaka and Linda Kadosaki; and four grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary, east chapel. Services:11 a.m. Inurnment:2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Lorraine Misao Ho

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LORRAINE MISAO HO Lorraine was born on August 4, 1947. She was the third child of Satomi and Asao Kadosaki of Paia, Maui. She graduated from Maui High School and furthered her education at Eastern Oregon College, graduating with a degree in Education. She and husband Gene lived in California for a short time before returning home to Hawaii, spending her last 36 years in Kahaluu. She was a devoted, kind, loving and caring mother and grand- mother, to her sons Derek (Reza) and Craig (Sonya) and daughter Kimberly (Brian) Tyau and grand-daughters Madeline, Kira-Lei and Joie Tyau, and grandson Ethan Ho, all of whom participated in the Tutu and Me program with grandma. In addition, she is survived by her husband, sisters, cousins, nephews and nieces. A very special mahalo to the folks at Tutu & Me, the 7th Floor nurses and staff at the Queen-Emma Tower of The Queens Hospital and the nurses and staff at the Maunalani Nursing Home and the St. Francis Hospice for all of the compassion, care and comfort she received. Services will be held on Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Nuuanu Memorial Park. Visitation at 10:00am, services at 11:00am. Inurnment at the Valley of the Temples at 2:30pm. Casual attire.

Emelia Yi Hung

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March 21, 2013
Emelia Yi Hung, 24, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Teresa Mew Yee Chang Hung and brother Anthony Chang. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences:www.BorthwickOahu.com.

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CHARLES S. INAMINE

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IN MEMORIAM CHARLES S. INAMINE b. April 16, 1925 in Kohala, HI d. April 21, 2012 in Chicago, IL Always in our hearts Your nieces, nephews, cherished friends, George Neeno, Anita Valentini, and friends and staff of Heiwa Terrace

Jimmy Fronda De Jesus

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March 13, 2013
Jimmy Fronda De Jesus, 59, of Waipahu, a Navy veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Nancayasan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elvira; son Jaydee; daughters Khristina and Deidre; brothers John, David, Rod, Wilfred and Rex; sisters Aida Rosaldo, Florida Ramos, Prescilla De Jesus and Perla Agustin; and a grandchild. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Ronald Milton Lindsey Jr.

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April 10, 2013
Ronald Milton “Bundi” Lindsey Jr., 44, of Lahaina, a former shuttle driver, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Ronald M. Sr. and Linda, brother Terrance and sister Carrie Ann. Visitation:6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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JonathanPeterson Jr.

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March 13, 2013
JonathanPeterson Jr., 46, of NorthLas Vegas, Nev., a former Transportation Security Administration agent in Honolulu and Las Vegas and an employee of the Palazzo Hotel inLas Vegas, died in Henderson, Nev. He also was an Army veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Delia R., sons Jathan and Kalani, daughter Deidre, father Jonathan K., mother Theresa B., brother Anthony, and sisters Leilani and Lehua. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Committal services:2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Risati Risati Jr.

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April 7, 2013
Risati Risati Jr., 44, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Aiea.He was born in Utulei, American Samoa.He is survived by wife Thumperlina; sons Lalotoa Uaita and Dorian, Daniel, Derek, Benjamin, Benedict and Brian Risati; daughters Delaura, Claudia and Elizabeth; parents Risati and Sefaatauemaga T. Poueu; brothers Ata and Laauli L. Risati and Alatinaand Simanu Leota; and sisters Ruta Siaosi, Lealofi Risati, Saifaaua Tuisaula, Taufaanuu Poueu and Siolo Hunt. Visitation:4:30 p.m. Wednesday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Gladys Chiyeko Kaneshiro

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April 8, 2013
Gladys Chiyeko Kaneshiro, 91, of Honolulu, formerly of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Makaweli,Hawaii. She is survived by sons David, Dean and Dennis; daughter Diane Chang; brother John; sister Florence Tamanaha; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alvin Marin Maui Kim

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ALVIN MARIN MAUI KIM Alvin Marin Maui Kim, age 64, died at Straub Clinic & Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Born April 25, 1948, in Honolulu, Hawaii, he grew up and lived in Wahiawa. He was a former marathon runner, owned a t-shirt printing company and was a community volunteer. He was active with several churches and participated in church missions to Japan and Thailand. Survivors include brother Wallis J. Kim; step-mother Clara B.S. Kim; nephews Liko Allen (Sonia), Noa Allen (Aloha); great-nieces Nanea Allen, Makena Allen, Mililani Allen. He was preceded in death by parents, Wallace W.S. Kim and Blanche K.L. Lee; sister, Kumu Hula Mililani Allen. Graveside services will be held at 12:45 p.m., Saturday, April 27, at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Fujie Y. Koda

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March 25, 2013
Fujie Y. Koda, 101, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by son Kenneth, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services:5 p.m.

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Rose J. Lopes

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April 10, 2013
Rose J. Lopes, 100, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Brenda Kivalu, sister Matilda Souza, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services:11:30 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Hawaii Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mauricio Lopez

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April 1, 2013
Mauricio Lopez, 65, of Waipahu, a business printer, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Salvador, El Salvador. He is survived by wife Nena; sons Keoki and Miko Franconi, Kekoa and Oscar M. Lopez and Maleko McDonnell; daughters Cynthia and Amber Queja and Daisy and Dianne Lopez; brothers Mario and Jorge; and six grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Henrietta Kwai Fun Lum

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March 23, 2013
Henrietta Kwai Fun Lum, 71, of Honolulu, a Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. office supervisor, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Arthur and Clarence. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, 45-425 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. Casual attire.No flowers.

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John S. McCreary

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March 30, 2013
John S. McCreary, 83, of Honolulu, a retired canon and organist emeritus at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, died in Honolulu. He was born in Indiana, Pa. He is survived by wife Elizabeth “Betsy,” son Kendall, daughter Susan DuPrey, brother Harry C., sister Charlotte M. Culver and two grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of the organizations listed online atwww.BorthwickOahu.com.

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Yasunobu Miyahira

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April 13, 2013
Yasunobu Miyahira, 94, of Upper Waiehu, Hawaii, a Maui Pine supervising mechanic, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Wailuku, Maui. He is survived by sons Lawrence and Earl, daughter Lois Hasegawa, sisters Yukie Hanai and Pauline Saiki, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Nathan Edrick Perez

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April 7, 2013
Nathan Edrick “Peewee” Perez, 63, of Waimanalo, a retired city heavy-equipment operator, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leonetta; son Nathan Jr.; daughters Karen Perez-Fenrick, Roxanne Perez, Lana Perez-Thompson and Shirleen Kaleo-Kugler; brother Homer; sisters Loretta Dolera and Alvina Garcia; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial:3 p.m. at HawaiianMemorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

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CRISANTO MONTERO RUEDO

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CRISANTO MONTERO RUEDO Age 60, of Waianae, HI, passed away March 16, 2013 in Aiea. Born April 11, 1952 in Bgy Malapaao, Langiden Abra, Philippines. He is survived by spouse, Amelia Ruedo; daughters, Criselia Ruedo, Clarita Ruedo, Claribel Ruedo, Cherry Ruedo; sons, Romulo Ruedo, Wilmer Ruedo, Shellmar Ruedo; sister, Erlinda Ruedo Blue; brother, Angelino Montero Padre; 19 grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday (April 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (April 23) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.


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