Archive for November 14th, 2013

Zain Kamali‘i McCutcheon Chee-Kiaaina

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Oct. 13, 2013
Zain Kamali‘i McCutcheon Chee-Kiaaina, infant son of Ethan Chee-Kiaaina and Alyssa M. Hunt of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Chayzdyn Espinosa; and grandparents Bennett and Frances Chee, Cheryl McCutcheon and Leonard Hunt. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Elizabeth Cummings

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ELIZABETH CUMMINGS Beloved sister and aunt, 65, of Sycamore, IL died at 4:15 PM on Friday, November 8, 2013. She was born on April 6, 1948 in Berwyn, IL to Mack & Ann (Kominiak) Pawlas. Elizabeth was employed at Northern Illinois University in the Department of teacher certification for many years. She is survived by her sister, Barbara Eberhardt; brother, Michael Pawlas; nieces, Bonnie Talbot and Carrie (Brad) Staubus; Nephew, Eric Eberhardt, grandnieces and nephews, Steven, Carter, Claire, Luke, and Andrew Staubus. She is predeceased by her parents. There will be a private service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the March of Dimes. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1245 Somonauk Street, Sycamore, IL. For more information, visit olsonfh.com.

Dennis Day Diaz

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Oct. 13, 2013
Dennis Day Diaz, 56, of Honolulu, an audio engineer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Christian Sakaida and Jonathan Sakaida-Diaz; daughters Alexis Sakaida-Diaz and Alyssa and Alana McKnight; mother Teofila; and sisters Cynthia Yen and Beverly Diaz. Private services. Updated information for an obituary published Oct. 26.

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Rosealee F.L. Eli

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Oct. 14, 2013
Rosealee F.L. Eli, 99, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Victoria, British Columbia. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by two sons, two daughters, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

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Melvin Hiroshi Fontanilla

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Oct. 13, 2013
Melvin Hiroshi Fontanilla, 77, of Pearl City, a carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Gladys; daughters Shari Sanchez, Kathy Mizusawa, Michelle Fontanilla and Denise Leatherman; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Yukie Tanaka Fujioka

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Oct. 27, 2013
Yukie Tanaka Fujioka, 92, of Papaikou, Hawaii, formerly of Honomu, Hawaii, a retired state Department of Health clerk typist, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honomu. She is survived by son David K. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Annie Siaris Gomez Goroza

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Oct. 18, 2013
Annie Siaris Gomez “Aunty Annie” Goroza, 65, of Pearl City, a Kaneohe Marine Base Commissary employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alejandro L. “Alex”; son Matthew “Makaio”; daughters Christine “Tina” and Alejandria “Xan” Goroza, and Jasmine “Jazz” Rice; mother Evelyn Gomez; brother John Gomez; sisters Frances Sapla, Carolyn Goroza and Tarrah Rodriguez; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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JUNE FUMIKO IKEZAWA

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JUNE FUMIKO IKEZAWA Age 79, of Mililani, HI, passed away October 6, 2013 in Honolulu. Born June 14, 1934 in Honolulu, Oahu. A retired Waipahu Elementary School teacher. She is survived by son, Chad (Michele) Ikezawa; daughter, Shann Ikezawa, DVM. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Roy Isao Ito Jr.

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Oct. 9, 2013
Roy Isao Ito Jr., 52, of Kaneohe, an Island Flooring Co. warehouse manager, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Candace; mother Patricia Canan; stepfather Richard Canan; brothers Kevin T. and Bryan H. Ito, and Darren T. Ito-Ohara; and grandparent Hisako Mizuno. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jennie Kam Yuk Kaninau

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Nov. 1, 2013
Jennie Kam Yuk Kaninau, 90, of Honolulu, a federal government clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Clayton, daughter Charlene Tamanaha, sisters Marjorie Fong and Margaret Brooks, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ronald Joseph Kim

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Nov. 6, 2013
Ronald Joseph Kim, 63, of Mililani, a security guard, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Corie Ann Fujita, sister Florence Wong and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harry M. Kuboi

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HARRY M. KUBOI Oct. 19, 2013 Harry M. Kuboi, 83, of Honolulu, a retired mason, Reiki Master, and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Derek, daughters Doreen and Dayna, sister Dorothy and two grandchildren. Private services.

Marion Yun Hee Tom Leong

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Oct. 28, 2013
Marion Yun Hee Tom Leong, 74, of Honolulu, a retired caregiver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Darrell; daughters Liane Anzai, Nina Miyata, Melissa Leong and Yvonne Miyasato; mother Fanny Tom; sisters Sally Wong, Josephine Ching, Julie DeCosta and Lorraine Chun; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Edith Kina‘u Magnani

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Oct. 19, 2013
Edith Kina‘u Magnani, 84, of Kailua, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center transcription department manager and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Theodore W., son James, daughter Celeste N., brother Michael Robinson, sister Rachael Brossman, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Teri-Ann Emiko Motoyama

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Nov. 1, 2013
Teri-Ann Emiko Motoyama, 24, of Honolulu, a Diamond Head Memorial Park administrative assistant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Bruce, mother Amphorn Eddins, brothers Glenn and Robert Yokota, sisters Wendy Wago and Cyndi Cooper, and grandparent Violet. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Charlotte Hanako Onna

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Oct. 22, 2013
Charlotte Hanako “Char” Onna, 60, of Honolulu, a retired medical assistant, died in Hawaii. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Milton, sons Preston and Jason Medeiros, and sister Christiane “Chris” Ikehara. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery & Crematory. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Evalyn Janice Overin

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Oct. 27, 2013
Evalyn Janice Overin, 91 ,of Kihei, Maui, a former Maui High School counselor, died at home. She was born in Kansas. She is survived by husband James, daughter Paula McNally and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Eric P. Penarosa

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ERIC P. PENAROSA 70, of Washougal, Wa. passed away at his home on October 29, 2013. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 29, 1943. Eric was a retired administrator with the Hawaii State Department of Public Safety. Eric was a graduate of the Kamehameha Schools- Kapalama and the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Eric is the son of Taft Penarosa (deceased) and is survived by his wife of 47 years, Luane; his mother, Leilani Oliveira; sister, Eraina Barr; and brother, Emory Oliveira. Memorial services to be held Sunday, November 17, 2013 beginning 11:30 am, at the Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel . Interment to be held 2pm, Monday, November 18, 2013 at the National Memorial Cemetary of the Pacific.

Jeung Ok Pyun

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Nov. 2, 2013
Jeung Ok Pyun, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in South Korea. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Mildred Richards

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Nov. 10, 2013
Mildred Richards, 89, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by sons Charles K. and Mervin D.K.; daughters Mililani R. Hall, Maile R. Howick and Malia R. Meredith; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Hawaiian food to follow. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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BENJAMIN AUDITOR ROCILLO

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BENJAMIN AUDITOR ROCILLO Age 80, of Henderson, NV, passed away November 4, 2013 in Las Vegas. Born July 2, 1933 in Mendez, Philippines. He retired from the U.S. Navy and the Federal Civil Service. He was a former member of the Cavitenians and Associates of Hawaii and the Bicol Club of Hawaii. He is survived by spouse, Erlinda N. Rocillo; sons, Michael N. Rocillo, Alvin N. Rocillo; daughters, Anna Lizza N.R. (Darwin) Uesato, Michelle N.R. (Andre) Castro;brothers, Diogracias Rocillo, Jose (Emma) Rocillo; sister, Apolonia “Nita” Viado; 8 grand- children; Visitation 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (November 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Guillermo Gutierrez Tabile

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Oct. 24, 2013
Guillermo Gutierrez Tabile, 70, of Ewa Beach, a retired tool design specialist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Anao, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Blossom W., son Guillermo III, daughters Leilani and Kristy, brother Leonardo, sister Marietta T. Gutierrez and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Helen Aiko Tagomori

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Oct. 29, 2013
Helen Aiko Tagomori, 80, of Honolulu died in Aiea. She was born in Penryn, Calif. She is survived by husband Harry T., son Eric H. and sister Sarah Orimoto. Private services.

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Rory Thompson Wick

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Nov. 5, 2013
Rory Thompson Wick, 32, of Mountain View, Hawaii, an artist and Waldorf educator, will be remembered in a celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday at Hilo Coast United Church of Christ in Honomu, 28-1630 Old Mamalahoa Highway. He died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Robin, daughters Aurora and Savannah, mother Elizabeth Hall, brothers Matthew Appleton and Paul Wick, and sister Naomi. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Potluck to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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CARLOTTA M. WYATT

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11-14 CARLOTTA M. WYATTCARLOTTA M. WYATT Mother, it’s been a year since you went to be with Jesus, Nov. 13. We miss you and Love you. Your Daugher Mina Peterson and family

Chung Chi Yang

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Oct. 15, 2013
Chung Chi Yang, 98, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by daughter Mary Peng, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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