Archive for October 14th, 2013

Fortunata Gandoli Agmata

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Sept. 19, 2013
Fortunata Gandoli “Naty” Agmata, 77, of Waianae, a retired Kenny’s Restaurant employee at Kamehameha Shopping Center, died in Aiea. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Pio, Honorio, Wilfred and Cesar; daughter Lucrecia Baniaga; sisters Jesusa Tagalicud and Vicenta Rarangol; 25 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Thursday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.Flowers welcome.

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DAMASO AMBROCIO

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DAMASO AMBROCIO Age 86, of Aiea, HI, passed away September 22, 2013 in Aiea. Born December 13, 1926 in Asingan, Philippines. A retired Matson Navigation Company crane operator with 47 years of service. He is survived by wife, Leonora Ambrocio; sons, Melvin (Tina) Ambrocio, Edwin (Cheryl) Ambrocio, Stewart (Karen) Ambrocio, Eugene Ambrocio, Jeffrey Ambrocio; daughter, Valerie (Robin) Chong; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grand- children; sisters, Pudgie Smith of GA, Liberty Rivera of Big Island, Paula Hall of MT. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Service 10:00 a.m. Casual Attire.

ALEJANDRO VIERNES ARADANAS

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ALEJANDRO VIERNES ARADANAS Age 87, of Honolulu, passed away September 29, 2013 in Honolulu. Born February 8, 1926 in Wailuku, Maui. He is survived by son, Abenir (Celina) Aradanas, Arnold (Shirley Saludares) Aradanas; daughters, Alenia ((Dionisio) Velasquez, Amefel (Sergio) Ilagan, Arlene Aradanas; brother, Marfelino Aradanas; sister, Gloria Baybayan; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday 10/19 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Mass 6:30 p.m. Final services will be held in the Philippines. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Henry T. Endo

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Sept. 29, 2013
Henry T. Endo, 73, of Ventura, Calif., a retired vice president of international sales and services for a medical industry company and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Barbara, son Scott, daughter Kelly, brothers Michael and Melvin, sister Betty and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Leativalu Sila Fuiavailili

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Sept. 18, 2013
Leativalu Sila Fuiavailili, 72, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Saleimoa, Western Samoa. He is survived by sons Fuamete, Siaki, Sila and David Fuiavailili and Johnny, Raymond, Tusi and Junior Tavai; daughters Lucia Fuiavailili and Diane and Michelle Tavai; sister Aliialofatumuaofaleupolu E. Sua; 29 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tadao Kanemitsu

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Sept. 27, 2013
Tadao Kanemitsu, 85, of Wailuku, a carpenter in the construction industry, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by brother Hiroshi and sister Masako Nakamura. Visitation:2 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services:3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences:www.nakamuramortuary.com.

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CPT ALLEN ROY KOENIG

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CPT ALLEN ROY KOENIG CPT ALLEN ROY KOENIG passed away peacefully on October 1, 2013 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife, Tina, children; Kahele, Kehaunani, Ku’ulani, Kamalu (Page) and five grandchildren. Born to Stanley G. Koenig and Gladys Akee-Choy on November 19, 1945 in Honolulu, Hawaii and survived by brother Dick (Gerry) Koenig and sister Raynel Foster. Roy was a 1963 graduate of Kamehameha Schools and a decorated Vietnam veteran. He served his country for 18 years as an Army nurse. Roy was a member of the Mililani Makule League and a proud member of the Pearl City Umpire Association. He was an innovative entrepeneur as well as a Fox News afficianado. Roy was a renegade and an exemplary pioneer of applied imagination. An endearing quality of Roy was his kolohe-like sense of humor which carried him and those around him through to the end.

Harold Masao Kunisaki

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Aug. 31, 2013
Harold Masao Kunisaki, 71, of Mililani, a car detailer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jeffery and Keith, brothers Wallace and Donald, sister Hazel Tando, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Inurnment:11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Masami Kusunoki

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Sept. 23, 2013
Masami “Tunda” Kusunoki, 94, of Pearl City, a retired carpenter for the federal government and Lear Siegler, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ken, brothers Takeshi “Paul” and Teruo, and sister Ethel Kaya. Private services.

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Larry Kaonoheopelekania Lopes

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Sept. 29, 2013
Larry Kaonoheopelekania Lopes, 74, ofWaianae, a retired state truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Lance Lopes; daughter Li-ann; brothers Harry Lopes and Abraham Jr., Melvin, Elmer and Robert Kumukau; sisters Mabel Ah Nee, Margaret Kumukau and Evelyn Macayanan; and two grandchildren. Services:9:30 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery & Crematory. Inurnment:2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual/aloha attire.

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Dale Halemano Matthews

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Sept. 16, 2013
Dale Halemano Matthews, 64, of Folsom, Calif., a secretary, died in Roseville, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jim G. Farnsworth, daughters Kaimi Valdez and Brandi Wakefield, brother Gordon Halemano, sister Georgie Hopfe, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Burial:11 a.m. Friday at HawaiianMemorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Imao Nakasono

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Oct. 2, 2013
Imao Nakasono, 82, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by brothers Teruji, George and Thomas; and sister Mildred Ito. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial:11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Kikue Shimabukuro

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Sept. 18, 2013
Kikue Shimabukuro, 93, of Wahiawa, a state Department of Education Aiea Complex guidance counselor, died at home. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Lloyd Y., daughters Claire A. Shimabukuro and Ann K. Catania, brother Toshio, sister Shizue Palmer, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.Visitation:1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi GardenMortuary. Services:2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tsuruo Shimamoto

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Sept. 10, 2013
Tsuruo Shimamoto, also known as “Ted” or “Shima,” 92, of Honolulu, a former proprietor of United Equipment, died at home. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kaoru”Caroline,” son Chris M., daughter Duana N., eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Nuuanu MemorialPark Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Helen Chang Wong

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Oct. 1, 2013
Helen Chang Wong, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Tel Co. revenue accountant, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kevin and Kendall, brother John Chang and sisters Christina Tong, Lena Young, Mona Leu, Mary Fong andPearl Johnson. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services:11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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