Archive for December, 2013

Ruth Melita Lueder (Siufanua)

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

12-21, 12-22, 12-23 587055 Ruth LuederRUTH MELITA LUEDER (SIUFANUA) Ruth Melita Lueder (Siufanua) 77 of Makakilo, died Dec 18, 2013, due to a stroke. She was born in Falenu American Samoa. Beloved mother, grandmother and wife. Always compassionate and willing to serve in many wonderful capacities for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Her service included, Relief Society President, Sunday School Teacher, and Visiting Teacher among others. She is survived by husband Frank, daughters Yolanda (Landy) and Sandra, sons Frank and Curtis, brothers Talive and Wendal Siufanua, sisters Estella Reid, Arvey Siufanua and Lana Burgess, 12 grand children and 8 great grand children. Her funeral will be held at the Makakilo Hawaii Stake Center 92-900 Makakilo Dr. Kapolei HI. Viewing at 8:30am with service at 10 am, burial will be in the Laie Cemetary at 1pm.

Ruth Melita Lueder (Siufanua)

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

RUTH MELITA LUEDER (SIUFANUA) Ruth Melita Lueder (Siufanua) 77 of Makakilo, died Dec 18, 2013, due to a stroke. She was born in Falenu American Samoa. Beloved mother, grandmother and wife. Always compassionate and willing to serve in many wonderful capacities for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Her service included, Relief Society President, Sunday School Teacher, and Visiting Teacher among others. She is survived by husband Frank, daughters Yolanda (Landy) and Sandra, sons Frank and Curtis, brothers Talive and Wendal Siufanua, sisters Estella Reid, Arvey Siufanua and Lana Burgess, 12 grand children and 8 great grand children. Her funeral will be held at the Makakilo Hawaii Stake Center 92-900 Makakilo Dr. Kapolei HI. Viewing at 8:30am with service at 10 am, burial will be in the Laie Cemetary at 1pm.

Owen Emory Abe

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 29, 2013
Owen Emory Abe, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Army National Guard staff sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie T.; son Brandon T.; daughters Shirley J. Cuskarovska, Cynthia A. Ishizaki and April S. Abe; brother Milton; sister Elaine Nakao; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Serafin Abelaye

Posted On December 11th, 2013 -

Dec. 1, 2013
Serafin “Bones” Abelaye, 65, of Pearl City, a former Specialty Builders contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Trinidad; brothers Joseph Jr., Melvin, Brian, Clyde and David; and sisters Miriam and Yolanda Kikawa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Pearl City. Mass: 10 a.m. Graveside inurnment services: 12:45 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Stefanie Kimiyo Abergas

Posted On December 13th, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Stefanie Kimiyo Abergas, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Polynesian Hospitality tour guide, died in Honolulu. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Daniel, sister Harumi Koike and a grandchild. Private services.

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ESTEFANIO “INIONG” ACOSTA ACOSTA

Posted On December 11th, 2013 -

ESTEFANIO INIONG ACOSTA ACOSTA Age 86, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away November 19, 2013 in Aiea. Born April 28, 1927 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Safeguard Security Services. He is survived by wife, Milagros F. Acosta; daughters, Nona (Peter) Galla, Sylvia (Herbert Pinera) Acosta, Grace (Edmundo) Giron, Syna (Randy) Matsudo; 2 grandsons. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (Dec. 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7;00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (Dec. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Estefanio Acosta Acosta

Posted On December 12th, 2013 -

Nov. 19, 2013
Estefanio Acosta “Iniong” Acosta, 86, of Ewa Beach, a Safeguard Security Services retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Milagros F.; daughters Nona Galla, Sylvia Acosta, Grace Giron and Syna Matsudo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sara Adjer

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Dec. 5, 2013
Sara Adjer, 95, of Honolulu, a real estate agent, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by nephew Royce Russell. Private services.

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“NATY” NATIVIDAD V. AGCAOILI

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

NATY NATIVIDAD V. AGCAOILI Age 81, of Ewa Beach, passed away December 12, 2013 at St Francis Hospice. Born September 8, 1932 in Manila, Philippines. Retired from Queen Kapiolani Hotel. She is survived by husband, Ruperto “Sonny” C. Agcaoili Jr; sons, Ruperto “Bert” (Julie) Agcaoili III, Angelito “Lito” (Fely) Agcaoili, Tony Agcaoili, Albert (Joanna) Agcaoili; daughter, Angelina Ancheta; brother, Villamor Villegas; sister, Verbena Vargus; 19 grandchildren; 23 great-grand- children. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Friday 12/27 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiiam Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Natividad V. Agcaoili

Posted On December 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Natividad V. “Naty” Agcaoili, 81, of Ewa Beach, a retired Queen Kapiolani Hotel employee, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Ruperto C. “Sonny” Jr.; sons Ruperto “Bert” III, Angelito “Lito,” Tony and Albert; daughter Angelina Ancheta; brother Villamor Villegas; sister Verbena Vargus; 19 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Valerie Leihuanani Agliam

Posted On December 30th, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Valerie Leihuanani “Cracka” Agliam, 51, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Ohana Health Plan caregiver, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Cherylyn Puga, Joslyn Silva and Sheylyn Botelho; brothers Bobo, Darrell, Royden and Terrance Agliam and Ronald “Tubbs” Nahakuelua; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Lila Marie Valentine Aila

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Nov. 11, 2013
Lila Marie Valentine Aila, 71, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Darcy D. and Preston S.; daughter Tiare T. Pana; brothers Bernard and Philip; sisters Rita Eng, Geri Maria and Marie Kanealii-Ortiz; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

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May Lum Aiu

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Dec. 1, 2013
May Lum Aiu, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lincoln and Mason, daughter Penelope, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Isae Ajimine

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Isae “Peggy” Ajimine, 81, of Honolulu, a retired ABC Stores customer service representative, died at home. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Richard M.; son James D. Mosher; daughters Patricia A. and Virginia Mosher, and Roberta Negron; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Monday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Nancy Suyeko Akahane

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

Dec. 5, 2013
Nancy Suyeko Akahane, 80, of Honolulu, a school food service manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband George G. Sr.; son George Jr.; daughters Michele Akahane, Charlene Lee, Jo Ann Toy and Jacque Rojas; sister Jean Akagi; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences to sent to www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Hisayo Y. Akama

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

Oct. 8, 2013
Hisayo Y. Akama, 95, of Kapaa, Kauai, owner of Yukimura Store, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Roger; daughter Jean; sisters Kimie Ozaki, Mitsue Kataoka and Yuriko Nanbu; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 27 at Kapaa United Church of Christ. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Eldon Nobu Akamine

Posted On December 26th, 2013 -

Dec. 22, 2013
Eldon Nobu “Elekona” Akamine, 64, of Honolulu, a retired Palolo Elementary and Fern Elementary School teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susan, daughters Carrie K. Akamine and Sandi K. Yamagata, brothers Gerald and Owen, sister Lynette Agard and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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ELDON NOBU AKAMINE

Posted On December 28th, 2013 -

ELDON NOBU ELEKONA AKAMINE Age 64, of Honolulu, passed away Dec. 22, 2013 at Straub Clinic & Hospital. Born in Honolulu. Retired Teacher at Palolo & Fern Elem. Schools. Survived by wife, Susan Akamine; daughters, Carrie K. Akamine, Sandi K. A. (Brian) Yamagata; 5 grandchildren, Caitlyn, Enzo, Keijiro, Taizo, Kaimana; sister, Lynette Agard; brothers, Gerald Akamine, Owen Akamine; and mother- in-law, Clara Wakuzawa. Visitation 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday Dec. 30, 2013 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; Memorial service 6 p.m.; Aloha attire. No Flowers.

Janice Mary Elizabeth Uli’i Akana

Posted On December 26th, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Janice Mary Elizabeth Uli’i Akana, 77, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired medical transcriptionist at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joshua K.; mother Kamila Malterre; daughters Janna Keawe and Jerri Dizol; brother Joseph Malterre; sisters Ritchie Ramseyer, Kami K. Civetz and Hazel L. Shaw; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 4 at Wai mea Annunciation Church. Services: 10 a.m.

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Frank Lang Akana

Posted On December 31st, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Frank Lang Akana, 96, of Hono-lulu, owner of Lang’s Flowers in Waikiki, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by godson and caregiver Calvin Zeng, and nieces Maxine Horton, Claire Ayau and Cynthia Chun. Private services.

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Stephanie Nobuko Akita

Posted On December 5th, 2013 -

Nov. 15, 2013
Stephanie Nobuko Akita, 65, of Honolulu, a retired state government administrative clerk, died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy, brother Patrick Sonoda and sister Diane Sonoda. Private services.

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Paciencia A. Alarcio

Posted On December 17th, 2013 -

Nov. 25, 2013
Paciencia A. “Mercy” Alarcio, 82, of Honolulu, former owner of Royal Beauty Salon, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Benjamin Sr.; sons Benjamin, Leonardo and Virgilio; daughters Josephine “Josie” Alarcio-Kawada and Elvira Alarcio-Kagesa; brothers Eleuterio, Rudolpho and Aurelio Arnobit Jr.; sister Crispina Ranjo; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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PACIENCIA A. “MERCY” ALARCIO

Posted On December 18th, 2013 -

12-18 PACIENCIA ALARCIOPACIENCIA A. MERCY ALARCIO Age 82, of Honolulu, HI, passed away November 25, 2013 in Honolulu. Born December 28, 1930 in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. Former owner of Royal Beauty Salon. Also, a member of Grace Bible Church and New Hope-Metro. She is survived by husband, Benjamin Alarcio, Sr.; sons, Benjamin (Liz) Alarcio, Leonardo (Grace) Alarcio, Virgilio (Kathy) Alarcio; daughters, Josephine “Josie” (Darryl) Alarcio-Kawada, Elvira (Alt) Alarcio-Kagesa; 17 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children; brothers, Eleuterio Arnobit, Rudolpho Arnobit of CA, Aurelio Arnobit, Jr.; sister, Crispina Ranjo of Philippines. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 21) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu) Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Alejandro Alesna

Posted On December 6th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Alejandro “Ale” Alesna, 80, of Kealia, Kauai, a retired Lihue Plantation journeyman painter, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kealia. He is survived by wife Janice; sons Andrew, Alric and Alfred; daughter Charlene; stepsons Darryl and Christopher Mealey; brother Domingo; sister Beatrice Ancheta; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 13 at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Alice Ayako Alionar

Posted On December 1st, 2013 -

Nov. 15, 2013
Alice Ayako Alionar, 66, of Kihei, Maui, a Maui Ocean Center front desk supervisor, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by brothers Robert S. and Glenn S., and sisters Haruko Kawamoto and Yukiko Mura kawa. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: nakamura mortuary.com.

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Michael Ray Allen

Posted On December 29th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Michael Ray Allen, 70, of Ninole, Hawaii, a retired salesman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Dallas. He is survived by wife Gerry; sons Brandon, Christopher and Stacey; brothers Jerry and Theodore; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Dean R. Allerdice

Posted On December 13th, 2013 -

Dec. 4, 2013
Dean R. Allerdice, 79, of Honolulu, retired owner of The Sleep Shop, died in Honolulu. He was born in Port Townsend, Wash. He is survived by wife Carolyn R. and brother Dwain. No services.

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Violeta Espiritu Alvarez

Posted On December 13th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
Violeta Espiritu Alvarez, 81, of Honolulu, owner of Rada’s Piroscki Restaurant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tarlac City, Philippines. She is survived by three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary K. Amasone

Posted On December 3rd, 2013 -

Nov. 13, 2013
Mary K. Amasone, 85, of Pearl City, a retired Wahiawa General Hospital nurse, died in Aiea. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Saei, and Samuel Amasone; brother James Sato; sisters Ethel Saito, Helen Torigoe and Sue Arai; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Noel Arcadio Andaya

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Noel Arcadio Andaya, 49, of Lihue, a bus driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Brysen K., daughter Tehane N. Curammeng-Andaya, parents Ernest and Mining, brothers Rafael and Dennis, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Koloa Missionary Church. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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