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Lester Lewis Angel

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June 7, 2013
Lester Lewis Angel, 51, of Wailuku, a restaurant chef, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Joshua S., daughters Leticia E. and Alexandra M., father Laureano Sr., brothers Glen and Laureano, and sisters Leticia Hedani and Lisa Riveiro. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Lei only. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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John P. Baumer

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May 31, 2013
John P. Baumer, 92, of Honolulu, a manager and a Navy veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Carol Kim, son Gary R., five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

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LENORA “LEROY” DU BOIS

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LENORA LEROY DU BOIS Age 77, of Waialua, HI, passed away May 16, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born February 13, 1936 in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A proud mother of Vanessa Du Bois former Miss Hawaii. She is survived by beloved companion, Rizal Menor Coloma; daughter, Vanessa (Robert) Du Bois Hare; brother, Paul Alabab; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 18) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

Margaret Yet Tai Kam Chun

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Aug. 26, 2012
Margaret Yet Tai Kam Chun, 89, of Ypsilanti, Mich., formerly of Ho-nolulu, a homemaker, died in Michigan. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by sons Kimball “Kim,” Stephen, Matthew and Peter; sister Eleanor; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Emory Houston Deason

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June 1, 2013
Emory Houston Deason, 92, of Kailua-Kona, an Army veteran who served in World War II and a retired Chrysler Motors engine plant production manager in Trenton, Mich., died at home. He was born in Greenville, Ky. He is survived by nephew John W. Deason and niece Donna D. DuBrock. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona, A Hui Hou Ministries or Meals on Wheels.

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Dorothy Franks

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May 30, 2013
Dorothy Franks, 91, of Hono-lulu, a retired Saint Patrick School baker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David J. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. today at Star of the Sea Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Billy Lucas Gaboya

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April 20, 2013
Billy Lucas Gaboya, 81, of Waianae, a former employee of Kamaile Elementary School, HC&D Cement Co. and the federal government at Kwajalein Atoll, and an Air Force veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Teresita, daughter Beverly L.G. Inocencio and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Frank John Gigliotti

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June 9, 2013
Frank John Gigliotti, 64, of Kailua-Kona, a Social Security Administration retiree and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Springfield, Mass. He is survived by wife Carol and sister Starnell Franklin. Private services.

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Nancy King Harris

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May 30, 2013
Nancy King Harris, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Convalescent Center of Hawaii admissions director and a Marine Corps veteran who served in World War II, died at home. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by husband Michael Corcoran; sons Timothy and Thomas; daughters Abigail and Amy; stepsons Michael Jr., Gerard and Martin Corcoran; stepdaughters Elizabeth and Bridget Corcoran, Noreen Kaneshiro and Joan Hansen; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rose Kikue Hata

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June 4, 2013
Rose Kikue Hata, 96, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed hairdresser, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by stepdaughter Winifred H. Amii. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Ernest Akana Leong III

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June 4, 2013
Ernest Akana Leong III, 59, of Waianae, a chef, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Shirley; brothers Jeffrey, Greggrey and Eric Grundon; and sisters Sharon Moraes, Marjorie Ann Leong, Dawn Marie Gabriel and Naomi Morgan. Private services.

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Saturo Ito

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May 20, 2013
Saturo Ito, 100, of Honolulu, formerly of Maui, a retired Alexander & Baldwin accountant, died in Hale Malamalama. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Kenneth, Patrick and Fred; sister Shizuka Murakami; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Dorothy Johnston

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May 26, 2013
Dorothy Johnston of Honolulu died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Ditton, England. She is survived by daughters Dorothy McClew and Marjorie “Marnie” Robinson, brother Kenneth Warburton and sisters Olwyn and Betty. Private services.

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SOLOMON WAINE’E, JR.

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SOLOMON WAINE’E, JR. 70, of Mililani, passed away on May 18, 2013 in Honolulu. He was born at Moanalua Gardens, Oahu on August 24, 1942. He was a Kamehameha Schools landscape manager and retired business owner and Hawaiian Electric control room operator. He was also an alumnus of Iolani School, Class of 1960. He is survived by his wife Lehua; daughter Tehane Wurdeman (Naiwi); son Kai (Lisa); sister Emerald Winchester (James); three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Kamehameha Schools Bishop Memorial Chapel with services at 10:00 a.m. Private scattering of ashes to follow at a later date.

Herbert Akira Koyanagi

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May 29, 2013
Herbert Akira Koyanagi, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Transit Services bus driver, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. He is survived by son Alvin J., daughter Harriet A. Wong, brother Masato, sister Toshiko Miyaguchi, caregiver Marietta Papa, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Helen Leong Lam

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June 1, 2013
Helen Leong Lam, 97, of Hono-lulu, a retired public intermediate school teacher, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jeremy, daughter Sherry Chun, sister Violet Kau, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Pauline B.L. Lum

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May 29, 2013
Pauline B.L. Lum, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Steven, David and Arthur; daughters Patrice Fujimoto and Paulette Wo; brothers Daniel and Dennis “Sunny” Chun; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Angelito Domingo Madamba

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May 25, 2013
Angelito Domingo “Buddy” Madamba, 43, of Waipahu, a Leeward Hardwood and Door LLC employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Amihan “Ami,” parents Liborio and Carmelita, and sisters Analyn Galapon and Annabel Madamba. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Adelina V. Matsui

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June 3, 2013
Dr. Adelina V. Matsui, 88, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Brazil. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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William Baldwin Rathburn

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June 3, 2013
William Baldwin Rathburn, 94, of Hono-lulu, a bank manager and an Army 27th Infantry Division veteran, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elizabeth M., sons William H. and Alec B., daughters MaryElizabeth Rathburn and Catherine H. Rodriguez, sister Ione J. Ryan, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Eufrasia Delos Santos Reyes

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April 27, 2013
Eufrasia Delos Santos “Patsy” Reyes, 73, of Mililani, an assistant chief instructor at Central Hawaiian Activities 3 Kenpo Karate Association, died in Mililani. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Kathy Price and Lloyd and Alton Reyes; daughters Kelin and Kathleen Reyes, and Valerie Balbirona; brother Benjamin Delos Santos; sisters Lucy Stokes, Rose Vehemente, Victoria Garza, Lorraine Lader and Emma Hoglund; 17 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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AGRIPINA “FEMING” RIMANDO RILLERA

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AGRIPINA FEMING RIMANDO RILLERA Age 84, of Honolulu, Hi, passed away May 27, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born May 23, 1929 in Naguilian, La Union, Philippines. A member of the Local 5, previously worked at the Ramada Inn Airport as a room attendant and the Unity House. An active member of the Filipino Communiy Club of Hawaii. Recognized by the City & County of Honolulu for her community volunteer work. She is survived by daughter, Florence Rillera (Ray) Miguel; son, Francisco Rimando (Lillia A.) Rillera, Jr.; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (June 17) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. Tuesday (June 18) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

MARIANITA LAZO ROMUALDO

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MARIANITA LAZO ROMUALDO Age 90, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 20, 2013 in Honolulu. Born August 3, 1922 in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Carmelo (Gloria) Romualdo, Severino (Corazon) Romualdo, Filomeno Romualdo; hanai son, Joe (Pureza) Romualdo; daughters, Teresita Gatioan, Trinidad Delos Santos, Violet Romualdo, Sally Romualdo; sister, Lydia (Ismael) Erice; 10 grandchildren; many great- grandchildren. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday (June 16) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Wake Servie 7:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

Joe Orlando Salazar

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June 2, 2013
Joe Orlando Salazar, 72, of Honolulu, a retired tour bus driver, died. He was born in Placitas, N.M. He is survived by son Lester A., brothers Carlos and Michael, sister Rebecca and a grandchild. Private services.

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Georgette Kehaunani Silva

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June 1, 2013
Georgette Kehaunani “Jett” Silva, 49, of Ewa Beach, an Education Works Hawaii employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Pernel “Mistah” Filoteo, sons Brandan and Kaleikaumaka, stepdaughter Johnette Berrigan, brothers John and Ford, sisters Vannette Auckerman and Rose Luecke, and seven grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. June 22 at Ewa Beach Park. Beach attire. No flowers.

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Ronald LeRoy Louis Soares

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May 25, 2013
Ronald LeRoy Louis “Cowboy” Soares, 74, of Salt Lake, a Pearl Harbor Public Works Center supervisor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Deborah Hanson, sons Richard L.L. and Heith A.K.L., daughters Stacee A.L., sister Laverne Skinner, 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Vavao Lui Tufaga

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May 25, 2013
Vavao Lui Tufaga, 76, of Lahaina died on Maui. He was born in Aua, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Tuamasaga; sons Mataala and Rando; daughters Milaneta Holsworth, Diana and Tafaoata Tufaga, and Peninatautele Pologa; sisters Fui Toloumu, Mafaufau, and Aila Taua; 28 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honolulu West Stake, 1723 Beckley St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Shinei Yamakawa

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May 24, 2013
Shinei Yamakawa, also known as “Kenneth” and “Hide,” 91, of Honolulu, a retired federal government bookkeeper and an Army veteran, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughters Gwen K.Y. Chong, and Amy M. and Fay A. Yamakawa; brothers Jitsumi, Toshi, Yeichi and Akira; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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