Archive for September 6th, 2013

Edward Frederick Aspree

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Aug. 28, 2013
Edward Frederick Aspree, 56, of Honolulu, a Waikiki trolley driver, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jonathan; daughter Alexandra; brother Howard; and sisters Geri Losser, Becky Salaski, Gayle Jitchaku and Christina Gomes. Services: 9 a.m. Sept. 21 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Casual attire.

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Florence Y.S. Boulware

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Aug. 25, 2013
Florence Y.S. Boulware, 85, of Honolulu, a retired fiscal accounting clerk for Hickam Air Force Base, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael H., Sidney E. Jr. and Dennis W.; sister Doris Choi; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Betty Chew Wan Chang

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Sept. 1, 2013
Betty Chew Wan Chang, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Sears catalog sales supervisor, died in Hawaii Kai Retirement Community. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Diane Chung, Marcia Vogl and Lorri Chang; sisters Alma Yee, Eunice Kyle, Gertrude Chun and Brenda Pang; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Donations suggested to 4-H Alumni Association. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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JESSIE Y.T. CHENG

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JESSIE Y.T. CHENG August 20, 2013 Jessie Cheng, 87, of Honolulu, born on February 2, 1926, passed away August 20, 2013. She was a philanthropist who supported many community charities and especially educational opportunities for disadvantaged youth. She is survived by daughter Claudine Cheng as well as other relatives in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and other cities in the United States and Canada. A private celebration of life reception will be held Sunday September 8.

Gregorio L. Daligcon

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Aug. 7, 2013
Gregorio L. Daligcon, 87, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired Gay & Robinson irrigator, died at home. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Victoria M.; sons Eduardo, Adriano, Antonio, Danilo and Guillermo; daughter Gloria Mariano; brother Mariano; sister Rosita Yadao; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 14 at Holy Cross Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

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Henry Nalani Diamond

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Aug. 25, 2013
Henry Nalani Diamond, 75, of Dallas, formerly of Kailua, a retired Army staff sergeant, died in Dallas. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Dolores J., sons Sonny and Jay, daughters Cathy and Jayme, eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project in honor of Henry N. Diamond: woundedwarriorproject.org/donate.

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Leonor Ramos Van Dickson

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Aug. 23, 2013
Leonor Ramos “Lee” Van Dickson, 94, of Ewa Beach, former owner and beautician of Lee’s Beauty Shop in Chicago and Texas, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Madrid. She is survived by daughter Juliet M. Van Dickson-Sisneros and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 13 at Immaculate Conception Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Abigail Waiopua Hirata Fevella

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Aug. 17, 2013
Abigail Waiopua Hirata Fevella, 75, of Ewa Beach, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband David Jr.; sons Jeffrey, David III and Kurt Fevella, and Raymond Berdon; daughters Janiedean Hood, Claire Endo, Kathy Feliciano, Gail Castillo, and Raynie and Davina Berdon; brother Jarrette James; sisters Lorita Kujiuji, Veronica Toma and Gwen Yogi; 41 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Flowers welcome.

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Adela Miguel Fune

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Aug. 30, 2013
Adela Miguel Fune, 53, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired Kiahuna Golf Club accountant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Herbert Jr.; sons Eric and Jonathan; daughters Sharilyn Williams and LeinaRose Fune; mother Ilena Andres; brothers Reynie, Francisco, Esmenio and Hernando Andres; sisters Edna Barbrie and Elsa Andres-Paguirigan; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Sept. 14 at St. Rafael Catholic Church, Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Osamu Harada

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Aug. 29, 2013
Osamu Harada, 83, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate retiree, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Edith, daughter Ann Litman and a grandchild. Private services. Additional services at a later date. Donations suggested to the Hawaii Foodbank. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Satoko Isobe

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Aug. 31, 2013
Satoko Isobe, 85, of Honolulu, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Yamaguchi-ken, Japan. She is survived by brother Nao and sister Kazuko Tajima. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Kelvin Kiyoshi Kono

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Aug. 22, 2013
Kelvin Kiyoshi Kono, 61, of Mililani, an employee of Finance Insurance and The Bishop Group, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Robyn, son Taylor, daughters Jasmine Bautista and Courtney Casamina, parents Ralph and Betty, brother Jensen and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:15 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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LUISA “VISITA” RAMELB MACALMA

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LUISA VISITA RAMELB MACALMA Age 78, of Honolulu, passed away August 9, 2013 at Kuakini Medical Center. Born March 25, 1935 in Brgy 15 San Roque, Bacarra, P.I. She is survived by sons, Jaime (Medy) R. Macalma, Orlando (Roselinda) R. Macalma, Dominic (Michele) R. Macalma; daughters, Nida (Francisco) Agullana, Ramona Janet (Samson) Daduyo, Josephine R. Macalma, MaryJane (Nestor) Tan, Maybel (Philip) Roque, Yolanda (Joel) Asuncion; brothers, Amor Ramelb, Ernesto (Nita) Ramelb, William (Wilma) Ramelb; sisters, Jovita Galutira, Jesusa Garaneo; 29 grandchildren; 4 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (9/11) at Our Lady of the Mount Church, Mass 6:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m. Thursday 9/12 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

James Juzo Masuko

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Aug. 15, 2013
James Juzo Masuko, 96, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Transportation and Terminal Co. longshoreman and Slim Holt Tours driver, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Waimalu. He is survived by son Glenn; daughters Alberta Takashiba, Mary Masuko and May Navarro; sister Mitsue Tanaka; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Saofetalai Meauli

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Aug. 22, 2013
Saofetalai Meauli, 80, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Talatonu Tupuolo, Muaau Amituanai, Filipo Tupuola and Tarama M. Fuatagavi; daughters Maria Suiaunoa, Siatutui Hinshaw, Tauinaola Uso, Peleseuma Seei, Tiva Utai and Sally Von-Koppel; sister Pele Aukuso; 29 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Leonard Guy Kepano Mokulehua

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Aug. 22, 2013
Leonard Guy Kepano Mokulehua, 76, of Ewa Beach, a retired Martin Vans truck driver and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Guam. He is survived by wife Amu‘u T.; sons Jason, Craig, Leo and Dustin Mokulehua, Harland and Wyatt Tau, and Matulino and Polo Atumata; daughters Ellareen, Malia, Taisha and Shanc’Cirrae Mokulehua, Francis Glenister, Tatala Palimo‘o, Sovita Maiava and Katerina Mika; brothers Alvin Simon and Sonny Mokulehua; sisters Rhoda Miller and Mauri Payapaya; 28 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Funeral services: 6 p.m. Prayer services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Cecil Pacheco

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Aug. 26, 2013
Cecil Pacheco, 92, of Honolulu, a retired heavy-equipment operator for the Naval Supply Center at Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary, son Cecil A., daughter Michele Rodrigues, sisters Dora Ramos and Jenny Alvarez, nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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EUGENE B. PARIS

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EUGENE B. PARIS Age 70, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away August 3, 2013 in Aiea. Born January 18, 1943 in Honolulu, HI. Eugene was a retired business agent with the Union-Local 803. He is survived by wife, Cheryl Paris; sons, Eugene Paris, Jr., London Paris; daughter, Raychelle Rivera; brothers, Clarence (June) Galton, Jr., T. George (Violet) Paris, Peter (Charlotte) Paris, Benjamin (Kalei) Paris, Melvin (Henrietta) Paris, Roddy Imada, Paul Matsuda; sisters, Betty Galton Sylva, Cynthia (Rodney Sakata) Gomes, Yolanda (Gene) Sugimoto; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Geraldine Bong Hee Samsonas

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Sept. 3, 2013
Geraldine Bong Hee Samsonas, 69, of Kailua, a retired Central Pacific Bank credit manager, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lui J., son Patrick J., daughter Lesley A. Chow, brothers Bradford and Brian Chung, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Harold Takayoshi Sasahara

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Aug. 25, 2013
Harold Takayoshi Sasahara, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Amfac electrical salesman and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Manoa Cottage. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred M.; son Bryan T.; daughter Iris N. Teramoto; brothers Edward, James and Richard; sisters Joella Kawamoto, Laura Amimoto and Judy Kamalii; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Frederick G. Bello Sr.

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Aug. 27, 2013
Frederick G. Bello Sr., 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Regent Hotel bartender, died in San Diego. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Frederick Jr., Emmanuel and Arnold; daughters Connie Govea, Lourdes Nelson and Myrna Bernabe; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Kailua. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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IAN RICHARD STAHURA

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IAN RICHARD STAHURA December 31, 1986 -August 5, 2013 Ian Richard Stahura, age 26, of Manchester, New Hampshire, died on August 5, 2012. Son of Vernie Stahura of Maine. Survived by sister Rachel and her companion, Rob Dworkin. Also survived by father David Stahura and many relatives in Hawaii and on the mainland. Ian also leaves behind his favorite cats Tabby and Aleen. He served 6 years in the U.S. Navy in San Diego and at the naval base in Colorado. Funeral services were handled by R.M. Edgerly and Son of Rochester, N.H.

Eulalia Maghanoy Suguitan

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Sept. 1, 2013
Eulalia Maghanoy “Leila” Suguitan, 75, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a 7-Eleven Lihue clerk, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Bryan, Stanford “Squeaky,” Myles and Paul; brothers Arthur and Albert Maghanoy; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m.

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Yoshimi Takeuchi

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Aug. 19, 2013
Yoshimi Takeuchi, 89, of Kaneohe, a plant farm owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shui Yueh, son Chi Chang Wu, daughter Sumin Wu and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ted Satomi Tanimoto

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July 25, 2013
Ted Satomi Tanimoto, 88, of Hilo, a retired electrician, died at home. He was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Betty Hiromura and Myrtle Nakasato. Private services.

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Roberto Palma Tano

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Aug. 24, 2013
Roberto Palma Tano, 65, of Waipahu, a retired employee of Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Catalina, sons Jacklord and Ryan, mother Restituta, brother Jesus, sister Helen Montero and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Henry Sebastian Viernes

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Aug. 1, 2013
Henry Sebastian Viernes, 36, of Honolulu, an Aliamanu Elementary School cafeteria employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by adopted mother Martina S., biological parents Teodoro M. and Carmen S. Alonzo, and brothers Walter and Allan Lloyd S. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 14 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hugh Hazard Willocks

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Sept. 4, 2013
Hugh Hazard Willocks, 72, of Hilo, board chairman of Willocks Construction Corp., former president of the Hawaii Island Contractors’ Association and an Army first lieutenant who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Sam, Paul and Michael; daughters Kehu Huihui and Mamo Pada; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hilo Yacht Club. Aloha attire.

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Yuriko M. Yamaguchi

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July 24, 2013
Yuriko M. “Yuri” Yamaguchi, 91, of Pearl City, a retired Liliuokalani Elementary School teacher, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Lila Fujii, sisters Aiko Ikeda and Yachi Uyeno, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Jo Ann Louise Yamakawa

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Aug. 2 2013
Jo Ann Louise Yamakawa, 77, of Mililani, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by husband Toshi, son Dan Levin, daughters Lori Bedard and Vicki Levin, brother Arthur White, sister Geraldine Munure, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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