Archive for June 4th, 2013

ANGELES RIVERA ACERET

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ANGELES RIVERA ACERET Age 97, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away May 6, 2013 in Mililani. Born February 1, 1916 in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Del Monte. She is survived by sons, Liborio Aceret, Eulalio Aceret; daughter, Estrellia (Robert) Tojo; 1 grandson; brothers, Dominador (Resurrecion) Rivera, Jorge (Liza) Rivera. Private Services were held.

Sandra Samoana Ackerman

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May 25, 2013
Sandra Samoana Ackerman, 69, of Hilo, a Floral Resources Hawaii Inc. employee in Hilo, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Christopher-Don K.; parents Donald and Christine Gradle; brothers Herbert and Michael Gradle; sisters Amber Saniatan, Christine McAngus and Jo Marie Holt; and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society — Research.

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VICENTE “VIC” BAUTISTA AGUSTIN

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VICENTE VIC BAUTISTA AGUSTIN Age 83, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away April 20, 2013 at Hale Pulama Mau. Born November 5, 1929 in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Beloved husband, father, brother, and grandfather. Promoted to glory peacefully on Saturday April 20, 2013 at Kuakini’s Hale Pulama Mau after a battle with Leukemia. Vicente was born on November 5, 1930 in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Phlippines. Vic graduated from the College of Law at the University of Manila and ran a successful practice until immigrating to Honolulu in 1963 to be with his new bride. Vic worked full time at Dole Company and Tahitian Lanai Restaurant, and retired from both after a 30-plus year career. Vic was also a successful real estate and insurance agent. He is survived by his beloved wife of over 50 years Magdalena; his daughter and son in law Rosanne and Rey Agustin and their daughters Tiffany, Brittany, and Trinity; son and daughter in law Roy and Sharon Agustin and their two children Amanda and Andrew; sisters Aurelia and Norma Agustin and Eugeva Laciste; and brothers Andres, Francisco, and Irineo Agustin. Our hearts are full of love and forever grateful to you. Aloha until we meet again. He is survived by wife, Magdalena Agustin; son, Col. Roy Alan (Sharon) Agustin; daughter, Rosanne (Rey) Agustin; brothers, Andres (Higinia) Agustin, Francisco (Lourdes) Agustin, Irineo (Adoracion) Agustin; sisters, Aurelia Agustin, Eugeva Laciste, Norma Agustin; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 am Tuesday 6/11 at St. John the Baptist, 2324 Omilo Lane, Mass 9:30 am. Burial 11:00 am at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

Odelia Mercy Bradbury

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April 30, 2013
Odelia Mercy Bradbury, 65, of Hermiston, Ore., died in Hermiston. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Jeffery, brothers Raymond F. Souza and Kenneth Kaneshiro, sister Patsy Laysa, hanai sisters Rose Johnson and Wanda Lathan, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private scattering of ashes at Waialua Beach Park. Send condolences to Raymond Souza, 906 Lehua Ave. C-207, Pearl City, HI 96782.

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DOMINIC K. DELA CRUZ

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DOMINIC K. DELA CRUZ Age 51, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 9, 2013 in Aiea. Born October 15, 1961 in Honolulu, HI. Dominic was a 1979 graduate of Waipahu High School. He is survived by parents, Domingo & Elizabeth Dela Cruz; brothers, Dalbert K. Dela Cruz, Deroy K. Dela Cruz; sisters, Lisa A. Iman of Kailua-Kona, HI, Danette P. Hall, Darna P. Garcia. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Sunday (June 9) at Oneula Beach Park (Haubush – Ewa Beach) Service 11:00 a.m. Flowers Welcome.

Dosae David

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May 16, 2013
Dosae David, 73, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Chuuk, Micronesia. She is survived by husband Tamak; sons Dave and Deim; daughters Rana, Darling, Diana, Donia and Damaris; brother Ninang Moses; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Frank Esser

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May 19, 2013
Frank Esser, 88, of Kailua, an entrepreneur and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Boonville, Mo. He is survived by sons James Fenton and Nick Van Hevelingen, daughters Sharon Esser and Betsy Chavarria, brother Walter W. and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony’s Church, Kailua. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Knights of Columbus Council 6307.

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Ruth Shizue Furuta

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May 21, 2013
Ruth Shizue Furuta, 95, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Maunalani Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Kona. She is survived by son Gary S., daughter Karen A. Shiroma, brothers Goro and Shigeru Shiraishi, sisters Linda M. Oue and Carol M. Shiraishi, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Marion Fumiye Gibo

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May 7, 2013
Marion Fumiye Gibo, 84, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Kiyoshi, daughter Lauren G. Bobadilla, brother Katsuo “Kats” Yamashiro and a grandchild. Private services.

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Eugene Stanley Gomes

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Nov. 18, 2012
Eugene Stanley “Pops” Gomes, 82, of Honolulu, a retired city construction foreman and employee with various security agencies, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dereklee and Keith Gomes, and Lance Ah Quin; daughters Jessica Miles, Janis Gomes, Luwana Ah Quin and Roxanne and Kelly Miller; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services at a later date; for information, call Dereklee at 386-9527.

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Caroline Hatori

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May 6, 2013
Caroline Hatori, also known as “Caroline Kaili,” 80, of Honolulu, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alfred Kaili Jr.; daughters Janice Guy, Lori Silva, Cheryl Hosea and Leeann Kaili; hanai sons Keone and Kupono Papaia; brother Joe Seipel; sister Ruby Malepeai; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. June 11 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Kenneth Tadashi Higashionna

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May 19, 2013
Kenneth Tadashi “Kenji” Higashionna, 60, of Honolulu, an Army National Guard veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Alisa Kato; brothers Hiroshi, George, Gary and Nathan; sisters Faith Yoshinaga and Charlene Higashionna; and three grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Helen Ayame Hirata

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May 24, 2013
Helen Ayame Hirata, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Trading Co. packer, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Howard K., daughters Janet S. Pentz and Patricia R. Hirata, brothers Kenji and Thomas Sumida, sister Jean S. Takumi, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Saeko Hodai

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May 17, 2013
Saeko Hodai, 84, of Honolulu, a retiree of Sears at Ala Moana Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Doreen A. and Sherry Y. Hodai, and Liane M. Tamanaha; sisters Sadie Minakami, Evelyn K. Motoyama and Irene K. Shigenaga; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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JOSE “BOY” TABUYO MAGBUAL JR.

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JOSE BOY TABUYO MAGBUAL JR. Age 65, of Waipahu, HI, passed away April 21, 2013 in Waipahu. Born September 20, 1947 in Barrangay 8 Santa Cruz Badoc, Ilocos Norte Philippines. Retired from Kapolei Golf Course. Member of Badoc Pinili Aide Association. He is survived by wife, Edna B. Magbual; son, Jonathan (Cheryll) Magbual; daughter, Joyce (Jessie) Magbual; 4 grandchildren; sisters, Irene Inis, Fely Inofinada, Vicky (Leandro “Andy”) Inis, Flory (Alex) Fermin, Lisa Oasay; brothers, Jimmy (Irene) Magbual, Gilbert (Frances) Magbual, Danny (Brandi) Magbual. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (June 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Monday (June 10) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Henry Roy Danielson Jr.

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May 16, 2013
Henry Roy Danielson Jr., 47, of Honolulu died. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by brothers McQueen, Bryan, Jacob and Li’a; and sisters Masina, Pat and Talia. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honouliuli Chapel, Ewa Beach. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Timothy Francis Shea Jr.

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May 10, 2013
Timothy Francis Shea Jr., 51, of Kahuku, an auto mechanic, died. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Mae, sons Koa Shea and Marshall Carvalho, daughter Kristi Carvalho, brothers Everett Tyrrell and Keoki Bognar, sisters Tina Tyrrell and Tammy Shea, and six grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: noon Sunday at Kualoa Beach Park.

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Josephine Sai Kawakami

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May 1, 2013
Josephine Sai Kawakami, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Kawananakoa Middle School cook, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George C.; son Lyle; daughters Jasmine Chu, Shelley Smith, Patti Arakaki and Traci Kawakami; brothers Charles Kim and Hans Goo; sister Elizabeth Salis; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Patricia Kawakone

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May 6, 2013
Patricia Kawakone, 71, of Kahului, formerly of Hilo, a homemaker and former cosmetics department employee at the former Standard Drug Co. in Hilo, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Wallace and Robert, and sister June Cabreira. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.

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Carmela Paruginog Tablada Lee

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April 14, 2013
Carmela Paruginog Tablada Lee, 89, of Meadow Vista, Calif., died in Sacramento, Calif. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by sons Jose Jr. and Carman, daughter Pauline V. McCauley, brothers Victor and Martin Paruginog, sisters Alvina Mabuso and Grace Gusman, eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Michael Sung Sam Lee

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April 23, 2013
Michael Sung Sam Lee, 83, of Surprise, Ariz., an Army specialist first class, died in Sun City West, Ariz. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Queenie Ko and son Myles. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Florence Ho Lum

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May 9, 2013
Florence Ho Lum, 100, of Honolulu, a Kalakaua Intermediate School teacher and counselor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Patricia Lum, Myrna Suemori, Margo Rodrigues and Audrey Lum-Alorro; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services held. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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GINGER CHIEKO SHINNO MATSUOKA

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GINGER CHIEKO SHINNO MATSUOKA Of Kailua-Kona, HI, passed away peacefully on May 1st at Ewa’s Saint Francis Hospice. Ginger was 53, a happy homemaker who loved living in Kailua-Kona. Before moving from Honolulu, she graduated from Pearl City High School and UH with a degree in accounting. She leaves her parents Shigeru and Natsuko Shinno; “The Love of her Life” Danny Matsuoka; sisters, Karen (Gary) Fortney; Shirley (Guy) Hirata; Diane (Burt) Suenishi; niece Joni Sasaki; nephew Ryan Sasaki, uncles, aunties and cousins. Celebration of Life on Saturday, June 8th at Manoa Grand Ballroom at Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., 5th floor in the Moiliili Room. Visitation 10- 11am, remembrance and buffet lunch to follow. Casual attire. No flowers please.

Igor Mikhailov

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May 5, 2013
Igor Mikhailov, 45, of Moscow, a cameraman for documentary films, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Moscow. He is survived by parents Victor and Valentina. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Honomu Russian Orthodox Church. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Mary Paliracio Narito

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May 11, 2013
Mary Paliracio Narito, 75, of Honolulu, an Alfred Shaheen retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Jose Sr.; sons Daron, Jose Jr., Mark and Lance; brothers Billy Paliracio and Raymond Pader; sisters Teri Devera, Lucy Cho and Phyllis Tindle; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Cresencia Daguman Rabellizsa

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May 11, 2013
Cresencia Daguman “Chris” Rabellizsa, 86, of Waipahu, a state Department of Education retiree at Pearl City High School, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald; daughters Dylene Aloya, Leonora Largo, Laila Pastrana and Robin Lovediro; brother Alfred Olanda; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Winona Kam Hee Robello

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May 28, 2013
Winona Kam Hee “Pearl” Robello, 87, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Steven; sons George Lee and Steven and Shannon Robello; daughters Raynona Sakazaki, Winona Lee, Stephanie Awa and Sharon Mokiao; brother Charles Burrows; sisters Shirley K. Cunha, Hinano Campton and Kay Farm; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Services: 10 a.m. No flowers.

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Henry Pekelo Roberts

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May 26, 2013
Henry Pekelo “Boodi-Boot” Roberts, 54, of Waikane-Waiahole, 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. Celebration of life: Friday at Senator Fong’s Plantation Gardens in Kahaluu. Visitation: 10 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. Potluck paina to follow. Scattering of ashes at Kualoa Beach Park at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Feliza Faustino Sabado

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April 16, 2013
Feliza Faustino Sabado, 87, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Gregorio, son Arnie, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Alfred Delos Santos

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May 10, 2013
Alfred “Al” Delos Santos, 79, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Servco branch manager and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hospice of Hilo, Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Genevieve “Gennie”; son Alfred R. “Randy”; daughters Dona M. Florendo, Laura A. Chang and Stephanie L. Camarillo; sister Conchita Lizares; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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