Archive for September 11th, 2013

Gloria Allen

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July 26, 2013
Gloria Allen, 91, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a homemaker and a Hallmark Cards shop owner in Seattle, died at home. She was born in Oregon. She is survived by son Dr. Terry, daughters Janet Nord and Wendy Carlson, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Michael and All Angels’ Episcopal Church, Lihue. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Michael and All Angels’ Episcopal Church or Kauai Hospice.

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Elizabeth M. Apolinski

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Sept. 4, 2013
Elizabeth M. Apolinski, 90, of Kailua-Kona died. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by son John, daughter Elizabeth Apolinski Lee, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Holualoa. Services: 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park.

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James Joseph Ferguson

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Sept. 4, 2013
James Joseph “Jim” Ferguson, 82, of Honolulu, a Navy retiree, retired electrician and safety inspector at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, and retired Navy submarine radioman, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in New York City. He is survived by wife Elizabeth C. “Liz”; sons James Joseph III and Patrick; daughters Valle T. “Peaches” Baker and Regina Ferguson; stepsons Lance, Lester and Lesley Leong; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Philomena Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private interment. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Perosi Uini Foafoa

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Aug. 29, 2013
Perosi Uini Foafoa, 48, of Pearl City died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Ofu Manua, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Pule F. Foafoa and Kilimi L. Ufiufi, and brothers Iosua, Aliipule, Mealii and Uini. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary.

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Stacy Lynn Ventura Girvin

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Sept. 1, 2013
Stacy Lynn Ventura Girvin, 45, of Poipu, Kauai, a Sweet Bikinis Poipu sales associate, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in San Jose, Calif. She is survived by son Tyler, daughter Kylie, parents Charles “Charlie” and Michelle Ventura, and brother Richard Ventura. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Raphael Catholic Church, Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Alia Hallowell

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Sept. 6, 2013
Alia Hallowell, also known as Jane Elliott Hallowell, 71, of Kauai, a health practitioner, died in Kapaa, Kauai. She was born in Portland, Maine. She is survived by daughter Rebecca O’Donnell and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Friday at Riversong Sanctuary, Kapaa.

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Richard H. Ishida

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Sept. 4, 2013
Richard H. Ishida, 92, of Lihue, owner of Aloha Factors and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Brian and Eric; sisters Alice, Mildred, Nancy and Jean; and four grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Harris Malone Marshall Jr.

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Sept. 2, 2013
Harris Malone Marshall Jr., 69, of Mililani, an Army veteran, died in the Veterans Affairs Community Living Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ana, brothers Rolind Marshall and Robert Maldonado, and sisters Lita and Dolores Maldonado. Private services.

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Ruby T. Kato

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Sept. 3, 2013
Ruby T. Kato, 85, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a tour guide for Gray Line Tours and Jalpak, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hakodate, Japan. She is survived by sons Danny, Roy, Stanley, Gary and Stephen; daughter Pearl; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Hisayo Kawado

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Aug. 22, 2013
Hisayo Kawado, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Gay & Robinson employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by son Kerry, daughter Amy Watase, sister Clara Ueno, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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SUNG KUN “JOE” KIM

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SUNG KUN JOE KIM Age 89, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away August 12, 2013 in Honolulu. Born November 4, 1923 in Kohala, HI. A member of the Korean Christian Church in Liliha. He retired after 29 years as a technical director at KITV. He previously served in the Army during WWII attaining the rank of S/Sgt. A member also of the Dong Ji Hoi Society. He is survived by spouse, Duk Hee Kim; sons, Taeyong Kim, Taesun (Eileen) Kim; daughter, Naomi (Wes) Sealand; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Monday (Sept. 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Karen Lee Lardizabal

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Sept. 4, 2013
KarenLee Lardizabal, 67, of Lihue, owner of Lee’s Rentals, will be remembered in a celebration of life 2 p.m. today at Kalapaki-Niumalu Canoe Club. She died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Orange, N.J. She is survived by husband Glenn J., daughter Lynn Goo, sister Kathy Vogt and two grandchildren. Casual attire.

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Abdel Latif

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Aug. 6, 2013
Abdel “Jimmy” Latif, 85, of Kapahi, Kauai, a retired photojournalist, died at home. He was born in Egypt. He is survived by wife Solange “Sonia” Levy Latif, son Magdi “Mike,” daughters Magda and Mona, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held Sept. 22.Contact Michael at 651-2663 for more information.

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Carol M.Saito

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Aug. 15, 2013
Carol M. Saito, 89, of Wahiawa, a retired dental assistant at Hickam Air Force Base and Schofield Barracks, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Masaharu, son Dr. David, daughters Diane Saito and Kay Okimoto, brothers Jack and Charles Omuro, and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Barbara Toshiko Matsui

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Aug. 22, 2013
Barbara Toshiko Matsui, 86, of Pearl City died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Alan, daughter Carol Lau, brother Roy Tanji, sister Margaret Todani, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire.

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Gladys Tomeko Miyasato

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9-11 556719   Gladys MiyasatoGLADYS TOMEKO MIYASATO June 12, 1928 August 9, 2013 Age 85, of Honolulu, was born in Wailuku, Maui. She was a retired clerk for the State of Hawaii, serving at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Outside of work, she previously served for many years as Secretary for the Aza Yogi Doshi Kai Okinawan Club and after retiring, also served as Secretary for the Lanakila Senior Center Okinawan Nenchosha Club. She volunteered her time to help in many club activities. Every year, you could see her working alongside her late husband at the Country Store at the Okinawan Festival. Throughout her life, family was very important to her. She lovingly cared for her elderly mother in her later years, and also cared for her late husband at the hospital. She was a great cook and at family gatherings, her vegetable and char siu noodles, and her nantu (Okinawan mochi) were a family favorite. Her family greatly loved and depended on her. They are proud of her many accomplishments and take comfort that she is now at peace and at home with our Lord Jesus Christ. She is survived by sons, Dean (Richelle), Nelson (Jacquelyn), and Kevin (Amelia); sisters, Myrna Taira, Nancy Iimoto, Alice Matsuo, Kaz Okuhara, and Mildred Nakasone; brothers, Isamu and Roy Nakasone; grandchildren, Chad, Trisha, Jensen, Shayla, Cameron and Brayden; great-grandchildren Dylan, Jaren and Rylen Gesteuyala. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH AT HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY. VISITATION 10 11 A.M. SERVICES AT 11A.M. WITH RECEPTION TO FOLLOW.

Brian Chester Mullins

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Aug. 12, 2013
Brian Chester Mullins, 55, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He is survived by daughter Brianna Guttry, parents Joe Hill and Linda L. Mullins, and sister Kerry J. No services.

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Elsie Sueno Murakami

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Aug. 20, 2013
Elsie Sueno Murakami, 90, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for Aloha World and Kobayashi Travel, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Makoto, son Tim M., daughter Lani E. Kaneshiro, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Hifumi Nakamatsu

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Aug. 16, 2013
Hifumi “Fumi” Nakamatsu, 78, of Mililani died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clarence “Cy”; son Dennis; daughters Kelly Nakahara and Donna Carrano; sisters Jane Tani, Nobuko Asari, Ann Arakawa and Janice Atterberry; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Alice Hisae Nakamura

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Sept. 6, 2013
Alice Hisae Nakamura, 91, of Aiea, owner of Alice’s Beauty Shop, died in Pohai Nani. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Jack S. “Slim,” son Allan S., daughter Pauline H. Yamamoto, sister Matsue Maeda and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marjorie Lucille Carr Nurse

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Aug. 25, 2013
Marjorie Lucille Carr Nurse, 98, of Hawaii Kai died in Honolulu. She was born in San Pedro, Calif. She is survived by sonDavid, daughter Marjorie Nurse Smith, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Gladys K. Omura

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Aug. 21, 2013
Gladys K. Omura, 83, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Douglas, Jeffrey, Joel and Nicky; daughter Wendy Walker; sisters Ethel Kaya, Mary Tsuneda and Doris Miyamae; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Frances Heu Onaga

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Aug. 22, 2013
Frances Heu Onaga, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Kaahumanu Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Craig and Dean; daughter Lori; brother Morris Heu; sisters Ruby Choy, Cornelia Tahara, Marilyn Law and Sylvia Carruthers; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Grace Gaudiosa Pagaduan

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Sept. 1, 2013
Grace Gaudiosa Pagaduan, 91, of Kekaha, Kauai, a teacher in Isabela, Philippines, and Kauai, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Eduardo C., son Edward M., daughter Blossom Eugenio, sisters Barbara Esteves and Maria Guinto, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Leilani Pirtle

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Sept. 6, 2013
Leilani Pirtle, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband F. Wayne; daughters Debra Pirtle, Beverly Miyasaki and Meredith Ross; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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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 companion Lillian Siaris; hanai sons Michael, Jeffery and Guy Siaris; hanai daughters Virginia Bernard, Donna Hite, Denise Swam and Hilda Sondia; mother Wilfreda Rodrigues; 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. Services:3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Kimie Sugitaya

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Aug. 12, 2013
Kimie “Karen” Sugitaya, 75, of Honolulu, an Ige’s Lunchwagon food server and Ginoza Sonjin Kai catering member, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert H., brother Hiroshi Toguchi, sister Lillian Arakaki and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Judith Kimie Tsutsui

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Sept. 5, 2013
Judith Kimie Tsutsui, 83, of Ewa Beach, a clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Hidemi; daughters Jeanne Keuma, Julie Tsutsui and Jodene Arakaki; brothers Hiroshi and Seie Chinen; sisters Fusako Chinen, Mitzi Yoshimoto and Nancy Okuda; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Robert Yukio Tsuyemura

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Aug. 19, 2013
Robert Yukio “Bob” Tsuyemura, 88, of Honolulu, a retired vice president of Oceanic Properties, division of Castle & Cooke, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hiolani Care Center at Kahala Nui. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tomoko, sons Jason and Dean, daughter Tina Shaw, brothers Henry and Richard, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: noon.

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Mary Isabelle Walling

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Sept. 9, 2013
Mary Isabelle Walling, 84, of Volcano, Hawaii, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by son Larry; daughters Cheryl I. Nelson, Billie Villarrubia and Julie Pemberton; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment in Seattle. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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