Archive for July 23rd, 2013

Zoe Olla Anderson

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July 21, 2013
Zoe Olla Anderson, 96, of Honolulu, a hairdresser and homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by daughter Tammy J. “Tam.” Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society at www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/chihuahuaclubhawaii/petwalk2013.

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Elsie Kazue Antonio

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July 3, 2013
Elsie Kazue Antonio, 80, of Hilo, a retired office manager for the former Nani Mau Gardens, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Bobby; sons Mark and Jason; brothers Harry and Richard Tani; sisters Theresa Oketani, Mari Ann Kato and Linda Tani; and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Lorenzo Baclaan

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June 24, 2013
Lorenzo Baclaan, 74, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard boilermaker and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Naomi; sons William Haole and Byron Baclaan; daughters Ramona Conol, Renee Otsuka and Roxane Keoho; brother Alfred; sister Maria Bacoro; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hyon Soon Ball

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July 10, 2013
Hyon Soon Ball, 82, of Aiea, a sales associate, died in Hawaii. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband John. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tin Yau Ching

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July 14, 2013
Tin Yau Ching, 81, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by sons Man Sing and Man Wah; daughters Fung Yee, Wai Ping, Wai Chun, Kit Chun and Wai Chu; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Rizalina Fagaragan Fernandez

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June 14, 2013
Rizalina Fagaragan Fernandez, 73, of Ewa Beach, a former Sun Marie Fashions and Menehune Mac employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ernesto; son Chito; daughters Radiolyn Pascua, Josiebelle Cardenas and Nancy Cajimat; brothers Ulpiano, Silvino, Mariano and Manuel Fagaragan; sister Isabel Dacanay; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 742 N. School St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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James Anthony Gilding

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June 13, 2013
James Anthony Gilding, 45, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai daughter Kaysiah-Lynn Green and hanai sister Emmaline Green. Celebration of life and potluck: noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Middle School park.

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Sun Len Goo

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June 21, 2013
Sun Len Goo, 90, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by nephew Anthony H.C. and niece Kim Yuen Chow. Taoist services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Alpheus Hilai

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June 27, 2013
Alpheus Hilai, 71, of Honolulu, an elementary school teacher in Majuro, Marshall Islands, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Majuro. He is survived by wife Kotak; son Resent and Freddy James; daughters Susan Daniel, Refina H. Kamram, Eileen H. Lokbo and Hellen, Kobi, Connie, Gindy and Jennifer Hilai; brothers Jolet Hilai and Matto Joseph; and sister Rimol J. Joseph. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Harry Tadashi Ikeda

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July 6, 2013
Harry Tadashi Ikeda, 61, of Honolulu, a delivery driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lynn N., son Duane, daughter Cindy Kawamura, father Herbert T., brothers Roy and Earl, sister Cleo Nham and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Doreen Joyce Johnson

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July 12, 2013
Doreen Joyce Johnson, 68, of Hilo, an employee in various departments of Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel and retired Hilo Bay Hotel gift shop manager, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Jason, sisters Marlene Miprano and Charlene Medeiros, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Malia Puka o Kalani Catholic Church, 326 Desha Ave., Keaukaha. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal services at a later date.

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LEIGHTON K. KATO

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LEIGHTON K. KATO Age 57, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 1, 2013 in Ewa. Born September 26, 1955 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by father, Richard M. Kato; sisters, Laurie (Kevin) Goto, Melissa Kato. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (July 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. No flowers, please.

Lillian Irene Keaweehu

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July 17, 2013
Lillian Irene Keaweehu, 73, of Honolulu, a bus driver, died at home. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by daughter Charmaine “Kehau,” brothers John K. and Clinton M. Dudoit, sister Janet L. Dudoit and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kiyoko Kimura

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July 7, 2013
Kiyoko “Kiko” Kimura, 81, of Pearl City, a Bank of Hawaii retiree, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Randall M., brother Charles H. Ishikawa and sister Iris Y. Matsumoto. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Janice Yoshiko Kitashiro

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June 18, 2013
Janice Yoshiko Kitashiro, 89, of Honolulu, a retired hairdresser and owner of Vanity Beauty Salon, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son George M. Private services.

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ELSYE WONG KWOK

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ELSYE WONG KWOK Elsie (Elsye) Wong Kwok, 96, of Honolulu, died July 9 2013. On a family voyage to China at age 18, she met Merle Norman who introduced and personally trained her in the use of her cosmetics. Upon arrival in Shanghai, China, Elsye opened the first Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio in China. Some of her customers were the Kwok women of the Wing On Dept. Store. It was at that time, she met her future husband, George Kwok. Twenty years later, she moved to Honolulu with her family and started a Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio in Waikiki. She remained at the same location for 45 years until her retirement at age 84. Her passions were mah jong and bridge. She attained the rank of Life Master with the ACBL (American Contract Bridge League) She is survived by sons Ronald (Caroline) Kwok, and Dr. Eric (Lenora) Kwok; daughter Audrey Kwok (Weiland Tang); six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; brother Wallace Wong and sister, Bessie Lee. A private service was held.

Shirley Shiu Kin Lau

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July 3, 2013
Shirley Shiu Kin Lau, 86, of Honolulu, retired owner of Alakea Crackseed store, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Howard and Albert, brothers Thomas and Kenneth Lai, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services held.

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John Thomas Linskey

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July 18, 2013
John Thomas Linskey, 67, of Kaneohe, a teacher and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by wife Sandy, daughters Katy Linskey and Jenny Pivonka, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Moo Ching Lum

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July 10, 2013
Moo Ching Lum, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Guangdong, China. She is survived by son Leighton, daughter Evelyn K. Roberts and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 30 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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SAUA MALUAFITI

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SAUA MALUAFITI Age 46, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away July 2, 2013 in Aiea. Born September 6, 1966 in Utulei, American Samoa. Aiea High School graduating class of 1984. He is survived by life partner, Alicia Maluafiti; brothers, Etu (Michelle) Maluafiti, Fa’aleasis Maluafiti; sister, Fasulu Maluafiti. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (July 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Family Service 6:30 p.m. Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Poi Dogs & Popoki P.O. Box 75345 Kapolei, HI 96707.

Saua Maluafiti

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July 2, 2013
Saua Maluafiti, 46, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by companion Alicia, brothers Etu and Fa’aleasis, and sister Fasulu. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Poi Dogs & Popoki, P.O. Box 75345, Kapolei, HI 96707. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Nobuichi Masatsugu

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July 2, 2013
Nobuichi Masatsugu, 95, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 100th Infantry Battalion, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by daughters Susan Sekigawa and Sharen Okuda, sister Mildred Sodetani and a grandchild. Private services.

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Clarence Isao Nakashima

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Dec. 6, 2012
Clarence Isao Nakashima, 93, of Honolulu, owner and founder of a mechanical engineering company, died. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons David A. and Kyle D., daughter Ann M. Imus, brother Sumio, sister Yotsue Taniguchi and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire.

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MARY P. NEVELLE

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MARY P. NEVELLE A Life Well Lived Mary was born in New York City on August 12, 1918 and passed away peacefully at home in Honolulu on July 21, 2013. Her husband Tony pre-deceased her 18 years ago as well as one Sister and 2 Brothers. She is survived by 7 nieces and nephews, and numerous great nieces and nephews. She will be missed by numerous friends. She was extremely active in numerous organizations, including Diamond Head Theatre, the Honolulu Symphony, the Honolulu Academy of Arts, AARP, Military Widows Organizaton, and the Newcomers Club. She was a resident of Honolulu for 43 years, and thoroughly enjoyed living in Hawaii. Funeral Mass will be held at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church at 800 Kaheka Street at 10 AM, Wednesday, July 24th.

Rose Chishie Oda

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June 5, 2013
Rose Chishie Oda, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired Kenny’s Burger House manager, will be remembered in services at 6 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. She died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francis T.; son Stuart; daughters Cathy Yamaguchi, Janice Ng and Norine Nasu; brother Francis Takeuchi; sisters Alice Okubo and Florence Tsuruma; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at the Mortuary. Inurnment: 11 a.m. July 30 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Albert Yutaka Oki

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May 21, 2013
Albert Yutaka Oki, 95, of Honolulu, a retired administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration and an Army veteran who served with the 100th Infantry Battalion, Headquarters Company, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jane T., son John S., daughter Althea O. Hoogs, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment and committal services held. In lieu of flowers or gifts, donations suggested to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans or Disabled American Veterans, Chapter No. 1 Oahu.

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Tyson Keakapono Pagaduan

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July 6, 2013
Tyson Keakapono Pagaduan, 40, of Wailuku, a Ka Lima o Maui grounds supervisor, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughter Jasmine, brother Lawrence “Dune Boy,” hanai sisters Janet McCary and Jayme Pinheiro, grandparents Emeteria Pagaduan and Bonifacia Medrano, and a grandchild. Visitation: noon Saturday at Grace Bible Church, Kahului. Services: 1 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Maalaea. Loose flowers and lei welcome. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Erica Glenna Perreira

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July 3, 2013
Erica Glenna Perreira, 61, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Jeff and Doug. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. A gathering will follow at 112 Kaumana Drive, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Robert Rolfe Ramsay

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July 3, 2013
Robert Rolfe Ramsay, 62, of Paia, Maui, a professional jazz drummer, died at home. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He is survived by son Jamie, daughter Amanda and brothers Richard and Rex. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park. Potluck to follow; bring your own chair. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Howard Keith Salmo

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July 4, 2013
Howard Keith Salmo, 54, of Kailua-Kona, a Department of Public Works maintenance mechanic at the Pohakuloa Training Area, and former Mauna Loa Macadamia Orchards supervisor of various departments in Kau and Keaau, and Kukio irrigation technician, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He also was an Army veteran. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Corinna; son Sheldon; daughter Sharla Enos; mother Patricia “Patsy”; brothers Prudencio and Dennis; sisters Beverly Barba, Rowena Johnson and Olivia Tavares; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 7 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church-Pahala. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran