Archive for September 9th, 2013

RIZALINA “LYNN” C. CALMA

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RIZALINA LYNN C. CALMA Age 56, of Honolulu, passed away August 14, 2013 in Honolulu. Born December 29, 1956 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, P.I. Supervisor at Vision Safe Corp and Polytech (USA) Corporation. She is survived by companion, Julie Sagadraca; brothers, John (Elvira) Calma of WA, Cesar (Rosemarie) Calma, Virgilio (Brenda) Calma of WA, Wilfredo Calma of WA; sisters, Purificacion Angeles of P.I., Lydia (Bernardo) Corpuz of WA; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday 9/13 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Saturday 9/14 at the Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

EDWIN EALA DEGALA

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EDWIN EALA DEGALA Age 52, of Honolulu, passed away August 3, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born October 21, 1960 in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Lorna V. Degala; son, Kingfrey Degala; mother, Conchita E. Eala; brothers, Mardio Degala, Mariano (Lilibeth) Degala, Gilbert (Yvette) Degala, Domingo Degala, Jr.; sisters, May (Reynaldo) Morales, Elizabeth (Kevin) Degala. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday 9/14 at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Rd., Program 10:30 a.m.; Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Ichino Hamada

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Aug. 22, 2013
Ichino Hamada, 100, of Wahiawa, a Hamada Store owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Shogo “Albert” and Robert Y.; daughters Barbara H. Sasahara, Masayo “Rose” Mahi and Jean H. Hamada; sister Kinue Harabe; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:15 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Chuong Thanh Hua

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Sept. 3, 2013
Chuong Thanh Hua, 68, of Honolulu, a Roosevelt High School and Stevenson Middle School English teacher for ESLstudents, died in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Cu Chi, Vietnam. He is survived by wife Anh Tram Vo, sons Chau Hua and John Hua-Vo, daughters Thao Hua-Ngo and Jacky Hua-Vo, sister Tho M., brothers Thanh To and Quoc Huy, and two grandchildren. Vietnam Buddhist services:11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, Chapel of the Flowers. Cremation to follow. Burial to be held at a later date in Vietnam.

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Sio Ioane

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Aug. 24, 2013
Sio Ioane, 67, of Waipahu, a carpenter, died in Aiea. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Mei and Alfred Ioane, Francis Fernandez and Anthony and Ritt Ioane; daughters Theresa, January and Shirley Ioane; brothers Tino and Siaasu Ioane and Taatia and Sefo Masitalo; sisters ElenaChancheck, Lesina Maga and Imeleta Cebeda; and 26 grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples. Services:noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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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 Naohiko and sister Kazuko Tajima. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu MemorialPark & Mortuary, Chapel of the Flowers. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information given in an obituary Friday.

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Kaupoe Kaupoe Jr.

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Aug. 20, 2013
Kaupoe “Magalei” Kaupoe Jr., 66, of Wahiawa, a retired plumbing specialties employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Rosalia; sons Mike, Matthew, Mykl, Marvin, Melvin and Milton-Lee; daughters Marie and Rosalia; parents Laisene and Faaopooppo Lagafuaina; brothers Talanoa and Manea Lagafuaina; sisters Sinauli Natia, Faafeo Lagafuaina and Susana Kaupoe; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Kanana Fou Christian Church, 94-261 Kunia Road. Services: 11 a.m. Burial:1:30 p.m. at MililaniMemorial Park. Online condolences:leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Harry Akiyoshi Kawamura

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Aug. 22, 2013
Harry Akiyoshi Kawamura, 84, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired state Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital accountant, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. He was born inKapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Jeanette; sons Jon, Glen and Barry; daughter Amy; sisters Teruko Sugiyama and Tsuyuko Kurashige; and eight grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Paul T. Kodama

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Aug. 10, 2013
Paul T. Kodama, 77, of Honolulu, a retired air condition refrigeration mechanic for Air Engineering and the University of Hawaii, died in VA Community Living Center. He was born in Lahaina and was an Army veteran. He is survived by daughters SusanIwasa and Joy Miller, brother Gordon, sister Karen Nakamura and six grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Inurnment held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Bing Hong Lee

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Aug. 15, 2013
Bing Hong Lee, 79, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Lydia Sau Ngor, son Gordon J., daughter Teri-Ann Tanaka, brother Bing Chuck, sister K. Wong and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services:11 a.m. Committal services:1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Albert Nailima Malakaua

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Aug. 18, 2013
Albert Nailima Malakaua, 88, of Keaukaha, Hawaii, a retired tour bus driver for Gray Line, Jack’s Tours and Laupahoehoe Transportation Co., died in Life Care Center in Hilo. He was born in Hilo and was an Army veteran. He is survived by wife Wilimina, daughter Ruth “Lulu” Miyasato, sister Keolaho Davidson, four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:11 a.m.

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Gladys Tomeko Miyasato

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Aug. 9, 2013
Gladys Tomeko Miyasato, 85, of Honolulu, a retired state clerk-stenographer at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Dean, Nelson and Kevin; brothers Isamu and Roy Nakasone; sisters Myrna Taira, Nancy Iimoto, Sueko “Alice” Matsuo, Kazue Okuhara and Mildred Nakasone; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.

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Timothy Pave

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July 17, 2013
Timothy Pave, 60, of Waianae, a musician and butcher, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Skye D.K. and Twyla Grahovac, Tameo Hannah and Tiyola Kahaleua; brothers Benie, Frank Jr., Jerome andTiny; sisters Dianna Lynn Pave and Haze Wentling; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday atMakaha Surfing Beach.

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Estrellita Tumaneng Ruiz

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Aug. 25, 2013
Estrellita Tumaneng Ruiz, also known as “Trellie” and “Lita,” 67, of Honolulu died in Honolulu; and husband Lawrence Ramos “Larry” Ruiz, 69, of Honolulu died in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She was a care home owner operator, and he was a retired mason. She was born in Cagayan, Philippines. He was born in Ilocos Norte. They are survived by son Lawrence Francis T. and daughter Ruth Ann T. Ruiz-Nakashima. She is also survived by sisters Gineza Lonzanida, Conception Valencia, Leticia Mercado and Natividad Antonio. He is also survived by brothers Alexander and Donald. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani Place, SaltLake. Mass:6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dennis Gruber Schnabel

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Aug. 21, 2013
Dennis Gruber Schnabel, 67, of Waianae, a retired C.S. Wo & Sons maintenance supervisor and a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Waianae. He was born in Reading, Pa.He is survived by sons Less A. and Webster K., daughters Carol L. Mejia and Peneueta Ofagalilo, 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services:Friday at Makaha residence, 85-161 Maiuu Road, Waianae.

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Jacinto C. Senados

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Aug. 21, 2013
Jacinto C. Senados, 70, of Aiea died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian Siaris; hanai sons Michael, Jeffery and Guy Siaris; hanai daughters Virginia Bernard, Donna Hite, Denise Swam and Hilda Sondia; brother Michael Rodrigues; sisters Dorothy Pantohan, Norma Jean “Girly”Kekauhuna and Winifred Cadiz; 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:2:30 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary Chapel. Services:3 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Robert Taketo Sugimura

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Aug. 9, 2013
Robert Taketo “Take” Sugimura, 89, of Hono-lulu, a retired Dole Cannery employee and retired Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Norma H. Koroki. Private services.

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Kimie Sugitaya

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Aug. 12, 2013
Kimie “Karen” Sugitaya, 75, of Honolulu, an Ige’s Lunchwagon and Catering food server, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert H. and a grandchild. Visitation:3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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FILOMENA SERDENIA VILLEGAS

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FILOMENA SERDENIA VILLEGAS Age 89, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 17, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born November 27, 1923 in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daugher, Remedios “Remy” (Epifanio) Baclig; son, Harold (Carmen) Villegas; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Saturday (Sept 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Sept 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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