Archive for November 29th, 2013

Alexander Carden Beckley

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Nov. 24, 2013
Alexander Carden ,Alex, Beckley, 80, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Honolulu firefighter and former Lockheed Corp. aircraft mechanic, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Tracy; daughters Carlene da Silva, Cherie-Dee Salsedo and Shellese Guieb; sister Dian Freitas; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alice Hopper Cameron

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Nov. 13, 2013
Alice Hopper Cameron, 88, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Donald L. Rudin; daughters Cheryl Lathan, Nancy Rudin and Dana Land; brother James; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Yukiko Moritsugu Furuya

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Oct. 26, 2013
Yukiko Moritsugu Furuya, 98, of Kaneohe, a former domestic helper, died. She was born in Heeia. She is survived by son Lincoln; daughter Norma S. Nakamura; brother James S. Moritsugu; sisters Haruno Kato, Harriet Takabayashi, Tamae Moritsugu Kekona, and Helen T. and Jane S. Moritsugu; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Shigeru Miyashiro

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Nov. 13, 2013
Shigeru Miyashiro, 77, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired custodian and bus driver for Konawaena School and an Air Force veteran, died in Nakamaru Hale. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Tszemei, sons Bobby and Dennis, daughter Joyce, brother Tsugio, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Clifford Masaru Nishina

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11-29  579964 Clifford NishinaCLIFFORD MASARU NISHINA Clifford M. Nishina, 101, of Honolulu, Hi. passed away November 16, 2013 peacefully at home; born March 27, 1912 in Holualoa, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Vincent H. (Carleen) , Lloyd K., Conrad M. and daughter Amline T. (Robert) Hayduk, 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren. He graduated from Mid-Pacific Institute, Honolulu Business College and attended the University of Hawaii for Accounting courses before starting his career in 1943. He was Chief of Finance and Accounting with the Dept. of U.S. Army and Air Force Exchange Service for 29 years and culminated his career with a 4-year special assignment in Bangkok, Thailand. In conjunction with his Government service, he was a Public Accountant and sole owner and practitioner of Nishina Accounting Office for 42 years. Clifford served on the Hawaii State Board of Taxation Review for two terms appointed by both Governor’s J. Burns and G. Ariyoshi. Clifford served in leadership roles for various civic, professional and other organizations: Hi. Congress of Parents and Teachers, Palolo Lions Club (first Charter President in 1953 and District 50 Governor for Hi. 1960 – 1964), YMCA – Kaimuki Branch, Scoutmaster of Troop 141 BSA, Hawaii Association of Public Accountants (Pres. 1973-1974), National Society of Public Accountants (Governor, District XI, 1975-1979). After 45 years of his Accounting career, he travelled through-out the world and to over 40 different States with his wife, Helen, (deceased in 2003) and often visited their favorite city Las Vegas. Their desire to travel was further enhanced as tour escorts for the Travel Ways Agency. At the age of 90, he authored 5 books; of which 3 were published and donated to the library system of Honolulu and relatives and friends. Memorial services will take place at Hosoi Garden Mortuary on December 6th at 6:00 pm. Casual attire and please no flowers.

John Jong Son Pai

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Nov. 12, 2013
John Jong Son Pai, 84, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Inter-Island Resorts accountant, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons John Paul, Michael, Jason and George; daughters Mona Neill, Alethea Konanui and Sara Pai; sister Harriet Brott; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 14 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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John Phillip Romanak

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Nov. 21, 2013
John Phillip Romanak, 63, of Kailua-Kona, owner of a window cleaning service, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in North Kingstown, R.I. He is survived by nephews Zachary and Jake. Private services. Call Rocket Suds at 325-7449.

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Misao Kakehi Shimamoto

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Oct. 27, 2013
Misao Kakehi Shimamoto, 90, of Kealia, Kauai, a retired housekeeping instructor for Coco Palms Hotel, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Alan, Donald and Patrick; daughter Karen Takahashi; sisters Katherine Shiroma, Fumiko Kakehi, Shirley Morimoto, Loretta Ishida and Daisy Ishihara; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Pelagia Llego Suetos

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Nov. 20, 2013
Pelagia Llego “Masing” Suetos, 77, of Kapaa, Kauai, a kitchen helper at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Emil; daughters Adele Manera and Patty Dela Cruz; brothers Romualdo, Hilario, Lodevico, Elpidio and Josue Llego; sisters Finalrin Andres, Jane Udaundo and Esther Dacuycuy; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 19 at Lihue United Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Cemetery, Lihue. Casual attire.

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Tane Takeguchi

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Nov. 10, 2013
Tane Takeguchi, 103, of Holua­loa, Hawaii, a professional seamstress, died at home. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by son Ray; daughters Tomoe Nimori, Sumie Feldman, Elaine Hirata, Lorraine Teramoto and Elsie Takeguchi; sisters Janet Uemura and Agnes Fukumoto; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at Kona Hongwanji, Kealakekua. Services: 3 p.m. Cas­ual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Edna S. Tojo

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Nov. 2, 2013
Edna S. Tojo, 90, of Waialua, a retired loan officer for Bank of Hawaii Wahiawa branch, died in Waialua. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Larry, son Robert, brother Harry Miya, sisters Marian Kuwahara and Jane Okazaki, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Eleanora Villegas

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Nov. 14, 2013
Eleanora Villegas, 89, of Hono­lulu, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Anthony P., Orlando J. and Dennis D. Galves; daughter Lolita Tin Loy; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwick­oahu.com.

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James Hsueh-Ching Wu

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Nov. 8, 2013
James Hsueh-Ching Wu, 64, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Taipei. He is survived by son Jarrett, brother Robert and sisters Nancy Liu, Diana Cheung and Winnie Chen. Private services.

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Mitsue Yanagida

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Nov. 25, 2013
Mitsue Yanagida, 87, of Hono­lulu, an employee of family owned restaurant Yoshitsune, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kuma­moto prefecture, Japan. She is survived by son Kazuo, daughters Hisako Fujikawa and Kyoko Yama­zaki, brother Yoshizo Ikeda and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m.

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Dadly Keakealani Ham Young

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Nov. 22, 2013
Dadly Keakealani “Bobo” Ham Young, 61, of Hanalei, Kauai, a landscaper, died in Wainiha, Kauai. He was born in Wainiha. He is survived by wife Lynn; sons Makana and Ian; daughter Hayley Ham Young-Giorgio; brothers Rick, Warren and Shaindlin; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Dec. 8 at Pine Trees, Waioli Beach Park, Hanalei. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. Donations may be sent to Hayley Ham Young-Giorgio, P.O. Box 1669, Hanalei, HI 96714.

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