Archive for September 28th, 2013

Efren Casimiro Acierto

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Sept. 12, 2013
Efren Casimiro Acierto, 68, of Honolulu, an Amfac Hardware special equipment operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Violeta R., son Russell, daughter Rowena Lynch, brother Nelson, sister Evelyn Reyes and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Services: 10:20 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Mary Florague Apolonio

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Sept. 17, 2013
Mary Florague Apolonio, 77, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Santo Domingo, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Jo-Ann A. Llaneza and Nona Apolonio-Smith, sister Leticia Natividad, five grandchildren and a great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Mass: 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Manolo Balbin Apostol

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Aug. 27, 2013
Manolo Balbin Apostol, 59, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Evelyn R.; sons Marvin and Dereck; daughters Elena and Ruvilyn; parents Vicente and Leonora; brothers Domingo, Lorenzo and Vicente Jr.; and sisters Nanette A. Ramos, Wilma A. Bautista, Florencia A. Gabayne, Zenaida A. Barbado, Marilyn A. Sablay and Erlinda A. Javillonar. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome.

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Allison Larkin En Jin Char

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Sept. 18, 2013
Allison Larkin En Jin Char, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Lunalilo Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by brothers Marvin and Myron, and sister Ellen Mae Lim. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to charity. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ryan R. Chun

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Sept. 17, 2013
Ryan R. Chun, 59, of Pearl City, a ships system inspection supervisor I at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jocelyne M.; son Scott; daughters Tiffany Chun Sakamoto and Stephanie Shimabukuro; mother Mildred L.; brother Wesley; sisters Kalfreda Wataoka, Ann Uda and Kalene Yanamura; and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Oct. 5 at United Church of Christ, Honolulu. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers or gifts.

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Walter Gentry Creed

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Sept. 23, 2013
Walter Gentry Creed, 81, of Kailua, a professor of English for the University of Hawaii at Manoa and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Victoria, daughters Jennifer Cornish Creed and Daria Puana, brother Robert and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Doctors Without Borders, Union of Concerned Scientists, St. Francis Hospice or Chamber Music of Hawaii.

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Helga Siatecki Faria

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Aug. 15, 2013
Helga Siatecki Faria, 78, of Honolulu, a retired BC Rail office manager, died in Vancouver, British Columbia. She was born in Kassel, Germany. She is survived by husband David, son Richard Siatecki, daughter Debra Siatecki, stepdaughters Chauncie Faria Hess and Sherlyn Faria, three grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Kaneohe Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Scattering of ashes in Waikiki at a later date.

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MASASHI FUKUMOTO

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MASASHI FUKUMOTO 89, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2013, in Orange, California. He retired as Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 and was a veteran of WWII and Korean Wars. He is survived by wife, Mildred; Julie Montgomery, Larry Fukumoto (Shirley) and Lisa Lucas (Paul), 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Service at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2013, Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 7, 2013, at Punchbowl Cemetery. Casual attire.

BERTHA KALAHAUOLE HUIHUI

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BERTHA KALAHAUOLE HUIHUI Age 86, of Waimanalo, HI, passed away September 12, 2013 in Waimanalo.Born June 1, 1927 in Eleele, Kauai. Golden member of Fraternal Order of Eagles. She is survived by son, Joseph Kepa H. (Kathy) McCarthy; daughters, Diana (Delbert) Tuazon, Jo K. (Glenn) Keohohou; brothers, Edward (Atsuko) Spencer, Jr., Charles Henry (Diane) Spencer; sisters, Momi Kepelino, Nani Mariano; 11 grandchildren; 15 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (October 1) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu) Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (October 2) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Funeral Service 12:00 p.m. Burial 3:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Mark Quidlat Jeong

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Aug. 16, 2013
Mark Quidlat Jeong, 33, of Pearl City, a Navy hospital corpsman, died in Los Angeles. He was born in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lara A., sons Jacob M.I. and Ethan-Daniel K. Lee, daughters Kaitlyn M. and Keana M.F. Lee, parents Hae Yang Choy Jeong and Hermise Halibas Quidlat, and brothers Angelo and Jae Jeong, Nino and Dino Monteverde. Private services.

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Kenneth Edward Totman Jr.

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Sept. 24, 2013
Kenneth Edward Totman Jr., 84, of Ainaloa, Hawaii, a retired Air Force master sergeant, died at home. He was born in Portland, Maine. He is survived by wife Therese Marie; sons Mark, Kent and James; daughters Mary Ann Kuhl, Gail Marie Palacky and Paulette Gangano; brother Richard; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation:
5 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Mass: 6 p.m. Burial: noon Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Bert Chikara Kawamura

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Aug. 31, 2013
Bert Chikara Kawamura, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Schuman Carriage auto mechanic and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Service Company, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Doreen K. Noborikawa, Debbie C. Pena and Dale S. Takimoto; sisters Flora Inouye, Lorraine Nakagawa and Tomiko Yamamoto; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ruby Miyako Leon

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Sept. 17, 2013
Ruby Miyako Leon, 96, of Hono lulu, a retail sales employee, died at home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Julian L. Asabushi and Kenneth K. Leon, daughters Jane Y. Iida and Molly M. Onoe, 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at SGI Hawaii Community Center, 2729 Pali Highway.

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Ka’imipono L.K. Logsdon

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Sept. 16, 2013
Ka’imipono L.K. Logsdon, 7, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Loren K. and Celena F.K., brothers Kaiponohea “Pono” Ka aiakamanu and Pakela K.K. Logsdon, and sisters Shyla K., Kamo mikea L.K. “Momi” and Ho’omaluhia F.K. “Malu” Logsdon, and Tiffany N.K. Tabisola. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Loretta Paglinawan Lopez

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Sept. 17, 2013
Loretta Paglinawan “Lorrie” Lopez, 81, of Makaweli, Kauai, a retired custodian for the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Moses “Kayo,” daughters Doreen Vasper and Arlene Caday, brother Danny Paglinawan, sisters Florence Albano and Connie DePeralta, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 5 at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha. Mass: 11 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire.

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Lynette Ekekela Lum

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Sept. 25, 2013
Lynette Ekekela Lum, 75, of Molokai, a homemaker and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by sons Henry E. III, Bruce K. and Laumauna Whitman, and Wesley and Ivan A.C. Lum; daughters Esther L. Kelech, Carolyn L. Aweau, Valerie Lum and Lorrie Wentz; sisters Maxine L. Ramarama, Yvonne Laumauna, Louise K. Miguel and Pearline K. Madrona; hanai sister Toni Hart; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. today at Kailua Christian Church, 317 Manono St. Services: 3 p.m.

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Jobin Munoz Morales

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Sept. 12, 2013
Jobin Munoz Morales, 73, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaiian Regent Hotel employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Alejandro S.; daughter Glenda Barajas; brothers Tranquilino, Byrne, Vianor, Edwin and Gerry Munoz; sisters Felicitas Arevalo, Shonie Aguinaldo, Dionicia Mendoza, Tessie Manuel and Elena Cruz; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Cas ual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Vivian Piilani Nakaahiki

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Sept. 8, 2013
Vivian Piilani Nakaahiki, 77, of Holly Springs, Miss., a homemaker, died in Mississippi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kenneth Jr. and Blake, daughter Lorna M. Pecanty, brother Blake Saffery, 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Oct. 5 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John William Newman

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Sept. 25, 2013
Dr. John William “Jack” Newman, 93, of Lihue, a retired physician and a Navy officer who served in World War II, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Highland Park, Mich. He is survived by three children, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. No services. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice, 4457 Pahee St., Lihue, HI 96766.

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Helen Kiyoko Orikasa

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Sept. 11, 2013
Helen Kiyoko “Kay” Orikasa, 89, of Honolulu died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by caregivers Kaoru “Roger” Nida and Gayle Asatani. Private services.

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Eva Yoshiko Oshiro

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Aug. 26, 2013
Eva Yoshiko Oshiro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Wong’s Drapery seamstress, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Umauma, Hawaii. She is survived by son John H.; daughters Kathryn N. Bursick, Ina M. Lee and Marian M. Oshiro; sister Helen H. Shima; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Winona Kuuleinani Irvine Rapoza

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Sept. 7, 2013
Winona Kuuleinani Irvine “Nona” Rapoza, 88, of Honolulu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Raymond Jr., Douglas and Christopher; daughters Sheila Puana, Trude Kalihi and Donna Kamalii; brothers Ralph, Ozzie and Albert “Tony” Irvine; sisters Mildred Morte, Kehau Kea and Juanita Irvine; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Robbie Rath

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Sept. 24, 2013
Robbie Rath, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Broken Hill Proprietary Co. manager, owner of RathResponse, Incident Response Services and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ginger Waters, son Rob III, daughters Tiare and Heather, sisters Paula Rath and Roberta Cullen, and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Elks Honolulu Lodge No. 616, Waikiki. Scattering of ashes to follow. Beach attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Palama Settlement. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Ine Suematsu

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Sept. 2, 2013
Ine Suematsu, 94, of Aiea died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honuapo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Carlton and Edward; daughters Irene Uchima, Sybil Sato and Blanche Suema tsu; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Lorenza Baptista Suguitan

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Aug. 27, 2013
Lorenza Baptista “Lulay” Suguitan, 95, of Waianae, a retired Del Monte Packing Corp. employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rudy Ramirez and Cecilio “Celito” Suguitan Jr.; daughters Nelita Trugillo, Luzviminda “Luz” Ramirez and Merlyn Moore; brother Restituto Baptista; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 5 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tsuruyo Takemoto

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Sept. 10, 2013
Tsuruyo Takemoto, 100, of Honolulu died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Waikapu, Maui. She is survived by sons Tom T. and Yukio; daughters Gladys S. Nishimura, Jean S. Fujiwara, Ethel E. Takamatsu and Charlane A. Yama shita; brothers John M., Masaru S. and Morito Saka; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Sakae Tsukamoto

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Sept. 12, 2013
Sakae Tsukamoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Palolo Auto Service mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Barbara T., son Kyle S., sister Sueko “Sue” Nakashima and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Updated service information for an obituary published Friday.

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Francis Yutaka Yamashiro

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Sept. 7, 2013
Francis Yutaka Yamashiro, 92, of Honolulu, an elevator mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol, daughter Mary Ann Fernandes and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Oct. 7 at Aiea United Methodist Church. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No monetary offerings.

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