Archive for June 1st, 2013

Avelino Ballesteros Abenoja

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April 20, 2013
Avelino Ballesteros Abenoja, 94, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hindang, Leyte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Alberto and Abelardo, daughter Anita Kawpunna, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Shoyei Ajifu

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May 12, 2013
Shoyei Ajifu, 83, of Kailua, a principal, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Lee, daughter Beth Yos and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 8 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire.

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Anthony Alameda

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May 24, 2013
Anthony “Tony” Alameda, 91, of Honolulu, owner of Stones Express Inc. and a retired United Airlines baggage handler, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Neal, daughters Colleen T. Souza and Olivia Schneider, brother Charles Alameida, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Ernesto Taggaoa Alipot

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April 22, 2013
Ernesto Taggaoa “Ernie” Alipot, 52, of Honolulu, a Diamond Head Sprinkler employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Aylin U.; son Joseph M.; daughter Cheryl Vera Cruz; mother Natividad; brothers Alfredo Jr., Servando, Larry and Frederick; sisters Norma Tagavilla, Merlita Vergara, Gloria Quintinita and Corazon Tabisola; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Burton Egon Bach

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May 24, 2013
Burton Egon Bach, 89, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of California, owner and operator of a bowling and trophy shop in Bellflower, Calif., died. He was born in Germany. He is survived by wife Barbara. Private services.

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Benjamin Joseph Botelho

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May 17, 2013
Benjamin Joseph “Benny” Botelho, 84, of Halaula, Hawaii, a heavy-equipment mechanic for Kohala Sugar Co. and an Army sergeant first class who served in the Korean War, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Haven and sister Sharon. Visitation: 8 a.m. June 9 at Kohala Seventh-day Adventist Church, Hawi. Services and burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Felix Emon Canonigo

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May 14, 2013
Felix Emon Canonigo, 86, of Kailua-Kona, a retired owner of C&C Taxi Co., an artist and a ballroom owner and dancer, died at home. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Richard and Patrick Canonigo, and James Ige; daughters Terry Herbert, Liza Wright and Terri Anne Canonigo; brother Joseph Quiyote; 18 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. June 8 at Kona Life Church, 75-5669 Alii Drive, above Scandinavian Shave Ice, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

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Betty Louise Davidson

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May 21, 2013
Betty Louise Davidson, 72, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Tupelo, Okla. She is survived by husband Lowell “Dave,” son Glenn, daughter Jodi Minamishin, sisters Lajuana Cross and Joann Benefield, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Delores Passion Davis

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May 24, 2013
Delores Passion Davis, 82, of Kahului, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Likelike Elementary School cafeteria aide, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Susann Urazoff, Eva Davis, Barbara Pacheco and Bernadette Kaylor; sister Eva Diaz; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Graveside services: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Apolonia Saludares Doronio

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May 5, 2013
Apolonia Saludares Doronio, 94, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons William and Rogelio, daughters Erlinda Fiesta and Julia Agustin, 25 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at the family residence, 94-407-A Waipahu St. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Todd Damien Ganzagan

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REMEMBERING THE 50th YEAR OF YOUR BIRTH TODD DAMIEN GANZAGAN June 1, 2013 We miss you Always in our hearts and prayers. ‘Til we meet again. The Ganzagan ‘Ohana

Rose Manuia Friedlander Gurr

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May 28, 2013
Rose Manuia Friedlander Gurr, 71, of Kahuku, a state Department of Education teacher, died at home. She was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Glenn, Chris and Gideon; brother Sauio’o Talo; sisters Ramona Low and Della Tuiofea; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 8 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie North Stake Center. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Sally Sueko Hamada

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May 23, 2013
Sally Sueko Hamada, 86, of Honolulu, a waitress, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Larry and Dennis, sister Eleanor Teraoka and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. June 10 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Daniel De Coito Jr.

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May 14, 2013
Daniel “Uncle Sonny” De Coito Jr., 91, of Haleiwa, a retired city Department of Parks and Recreation employee, died in Haleiwa. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Roy A., daughters Rawleen N.L. Fisher and Rawlette P. Kraut, brother Frederick and sister Eleanore Vaughn. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Allenton Kalei Kaanoi

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May 28, 2013
Allenton Kalei “Buzzy” Kaanoi, 64, of Honolulu, a heavy-equipment operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn Terlep; sons Lance and Jerrick “Buzzy Boy” Kaanoi, and Kenika Terlep; daughter Kina; brothers William Kaanoi and Jerry Sakurai; sister Donna Otte; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. June 8 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Miriam Kiyoko Kaminaka

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May 12, 2013
Miriam Kiyoko Kaminaka, 86, of Kaneohe died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kurt, sisters Ethel Kuwaye and Florence Tani, and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Thursday at Artzone, 3245 Pali Highway, Honolulu. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Allan Lawrence Keeno

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May 27, 2013
Allan Lawrence Keeno, 89, of Honolulu, a retired salesman for HC&D and Ameron, Palama Settlement football coach and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lena “Girlie”; sons Lawrence, Francis and Richard; daughter Darlene; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Rodney Saburo Kikala

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May 15, 2013
Rodney Saburo Kikala, 55, of Waimanalo, a carpet installer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Billie Ann L. Carroll-Kikala, sons Ronnie K. and Russell K., sisters Mishelle L. and Teri L., and a grandchild. Celebration of life at a later date.

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FLORENTINA AFRICA MARQUEZ

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FLORENTINA AFRICA MARQUEZ Age 86, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 3, 2013 in Aiea. Born June 15, 1926 in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Florentino was formerly employed by Ala Moana Shopping Center. She was a member of the Badoc Pinili Organization. She is survived by daughters, Irene M. Pagay, Josefina M. (Lovelito) Fagaragan, Lydia M. (Danilo) Caparra; sons, Elpidio A. (Bella T.) Marquez, Daniel A. (Marilyn) Marquez; brother, Valentine (Elsa) Africa; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (June 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday (June 6) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:00 noon at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Violet Marciel Monsarrat

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May 15, 2013
Violet Marciel Monsarrat, 88, of Honolulu, a retired front desk clerk at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaupo. Maui. She is survived by son Julian III, daughters Tracy and Rochelle, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Garrick T. Morita

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May 14, 2013
Garrick T. “Gary” Morita, 61, of Waianae died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julie; son Garrick T. Jr.; daughter Kimiona C.; hanai son Luke Watkins; parents Masao and Jeanette; brothers Melvin, Jeffrey, Keith, Ross and Kevin; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 8 at SGI USA, 2729 Pali Highway. Services: 11 a.m. Updated service information for an obituary published May 16.

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Robert Hideo Mukai

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May 24, 2013
Robert Hideo “Bobby” Mukai, 83, of Honolulu, a retired parts manager for Pflueger Honda Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Edward and sisters Alice Ichimura, Grace Nakata, Lynette Tasaka, and Elsie and Nancy Mukai. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Haruo Nakamura

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April 12, 2013
Haruo Nakamura, 86, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Veterans Affairs Community Living Center. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Terry, Kyle, Conan and Chris; daughters Karen Masuda and Tandra Matsumoto; brother Noboru; sister Joyce Kaneko; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Junior Mitsumori Ordonio

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April 30, 2013
Junior Mitsumori Ordonio, 65, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a Kona Village Resort purchasing manager, heavy-equipment operator and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kobe, Japan. He is survived by companion Willette Smith; stepmother Concepcion; brothers John, Peter and Placido; and sisters Mary Branum and Mary Antolin. Private services. Donations suggested to Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.

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Edralin Agustin Pascual

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April 22, 2013
Edralin Agustin Pascual, 87, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired McBryde Plantation employee, died at home. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Rey and Erwin; daughter Karen Dall; brother Gerado; sisters Melendrina Cagampan, Esther Hernaez, Eufemnia Sebastian and Loreta Corsino; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. June 8 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 11:15 a.m.

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Robert R. Perreira

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May 22, 2013
Robert R. Perreira, 90, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired plantation employee, died. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by son Robert L., brother Richard R., sister Miriam Reyes, five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. June 8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park.

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Henry Pekelo Roberts

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May 26, 2013
Henry Pekelo “Boodi-Boot” Roberts, 54, of Waikane-Waiahole, a fisherman and handyman, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Michelle Cruz; son Cameron Ward; daughter Chelsey; parents Henry and Violet; brothers Harvey and Manuel; sisters Cynthia Hopkins, Minnieann Roberts, Violet Chock, Lowry Parr and Penny Rapoza; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Senator Fong’s Plantation and Gardens. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Doris Shieno Uyeda Sasaki

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May 21, 2013
Doris Shieno Uyeda Sasaki, 98, of Honolulu, formerly of Pearl City, a retired Dole Cannery employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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James Sheu

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May 26, 2013
James Sheu, 60, of Kailua died. He was born in Vientiane, Laos. He is survived by wife Keta, son Timmy Phayakoun, daughter Suzie Phayakoun, brother John and a grandchild. Visitation and Laotian Buddhist services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Janet Wong Watson

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May 30, 2013
Janet Wong Watson, 56, of Waipahu, a sales representative, died in Waipahu. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by daughters Chantelle A. and Taryn K., mother Dorothy E. Wong and brothers Derrick, Richard and Jefferey Wong. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude’s Hospital.

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