Archive for December 2nd, 2013

Rebecca Peke Abraham Baji

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Nov. 17, 2013
Rebecca Peke Abraham Baji, 87, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Island Adult Center aide, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Marshall Jr. and Wade Sr.; daughter Maylene B. Teregeyo; brothers William Abraham, Timothy Papalimu and Jack Odani Sr.; sister Ruth Papalimu; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Thy Word Ministries Faith Center of Hawaii, 935-7004. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Milton James Bargas

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Oct. 29, 2013
Milton James Bargas, 60, of Mililani, a security manager at Tiffany & Co. at Ala Moana Center, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jeremy J. “Jay,” daughter Cybilee A. Bates, brother John, sister Doreen and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

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Brad Mark Baxter

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Nov. 14, 2013
Brad Mark Baxter, 39, of Ewa Beach, a Honolulu Recovery Services employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Dennis, mother Sandra Quero and sisters Wendy Ali and Kimberly Quero. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Benjamin Cabreros Cabral

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Nov. 20, 2013Benjamin Cabreros “Ben” Cabral, 63, of Waipahu, an Ilikai Hotel houseman, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Josephine, son Ronald, daughter Jocelyn Ramirez, brother Rodrigo, sisters Zenaida Cachola and Beatriz Villalba, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Renate Eva-Maria Gassmann

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Nov. 18, 2013
Renate Eva-Maria Gassmann, 67, of Volcano, Hawaii, formerly of Maui, a retired veterinarian, died at home. She was born in Germany. She is survived by son Kai Duvall, daughter Anna Duvall, brother Klaus and sister Helga. Private services.

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Samson Nani Peneku Jr.

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Nov. 6, 2013
Samson Nani “Samboy” Peneku Jr., 33, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a self-employed carpenter and landscaper, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Isiah Filateo, daughter Alexia, stepson Paka Kamaka, stepdaughters Tiara and Tania Borges, parents Samson Sr. and Darlene, and sisters Elizabeth Soares and Emily Peneku. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Hatsuko Kaneshiro

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Oct. 27, 2013
Hatsuko Kaneshiro, 97, of Waimanalo, a retired farmer, died in Kailua. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Bert N., Paul M., Lawrence H., Clyde T. and Allan H.; daughters Chizuko “Jane” Kutaka and Nancy F. Yogi; brother Nobuo Miyagi; sisters Keiko Yara and Mitsuko Nakamura; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Consuelo Lopez Lapitan

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Nov. 4, 2013
Consuelo Lopez “Conching” Lapitan, 74, of Waipahu, a Metropolitan Maintenance retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Maximo C. “Max”; sons Diosdado, Edwin and Danilo “Danny”; daughter Evangeline Agustin; brother Venancio Duyan; sisters Julita Senique and Emerita Valmonte; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Program: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Herbert Lee

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Nov. 22, 2013
Herbert Lee, 60, of Keaukaha, Hawaii, a retired maintenance supervisor in Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Kekapa, Ronald Sr. and Richard; and sisters Sandra Lum and Arlene Mullen. Services held. Condolences may be sent to 221 Baker Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.

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Patricia Leina‘ala Keli‘ikipi Misi

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Nov. 8, 2013
Patricia Leina‘ala Keli‘ikipi Misi, 67, of Waimanalo died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Fono, daughters Pomai Recca and Tonga Misi, sisters Sharlette Poe and Candace Manewa, 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Olomana Ward Chapel, Waimanalo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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May Azama Miyashiro

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Nov. 6, 2013
May Azama Miyashiro, 87, of Honolulu, a Sheraton Waikiki Hotel retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alan, Mark, Kurt and Dean; brother Thomas Azama; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Eric Kaleolani Pierce

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Nov. 11, 2013
Eric Kaleolani “Kaleo” Pierce, 44, of Kaneohe, a carpenter, died. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by son Justice “Kahiau”; daughters Tehani Umiamaka and Tiare, Tehina-Te‘a and Te‘arani Pierce; mother Jackie Clouse; brothers Everett “Hanale” Pierce, and Fred, Ralph, Curtis, Chris and Greg Clouse; sister Lei Johnston; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kaaawa Beach Park. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Beatrice Simbre-Costa

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Nov. 17, 2013
Beatrice Simbre-Costa, 60, of Mililani, a retired Hawaiian Cement Co. truck driver, died in Mililani. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Charles Samson Jr.; daughter Keri Ann Toshie Simbre; brothers Lorenzo, Stephen, James and Richard Simbre, Edward and Robert Ventura, and Urbano Simbre Jr.; sisters Jane Ringor, Leonita Jeffries, Elizabeth Ventura-Jardin and Shirley Simbre-Medeiros; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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CHARLES “CHUCK” E. WILLETT, SR.

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CHARLES CHUCK E. WILLETT, SR. Age 82, of Mililani, HI, passed away November 3, 2013 in Honolulu. Born August 27, 1931 in Brookline, Mass. Charles was retired from the United States Army who served in both Korean & Vietnam wars, Purple Heart recipient, 5th Regimental Combat Team- Korean War Veterans-HI member, Special Services mgr. of Conrad Bowl, Smith Theater, & AAFES Schofield commissary employee. He is survived by wife, Marilyn Willett; sons, Kimo (Tugar) Willett, Chuckie (Charmaine) Willett, Shane (Erika) Melendez, Charles (Butchie) E. Willett, Jr., Earl Willett of Hilo; daughters, Deborah (Derek) Ortiz of Maui, Harolyn Pavao of Hilo, Jeana (Albert) Suan, Hattie (Teddy) Medrano; sisters, Barbara (Freddie) Pinkham of Mass, Patricia Roby of Mass.; brothers, Dennis (Joann) Willette of NH & FL, Richard Willette of Mass.; 30 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (December 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Yoshio Toyama

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Nov. 1, 2013
Yoshio “Vic” Toyama, 84, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Mary, son Clyde, daughter Susan, brother Eric, sisters Nancy Oshiro and Lillian Chigawa, and a grandchild. Private services.

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YOSHIO “VIC” TOYAMA

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YOSHIO VIC TOYAMA Age 84, of Waipahu, HI, passed away November 1, 2013 in Aiea. Born April 18, 1929 in Waipahu, HI. He is survived by wife, Mary Toyama; son, Clyde (Gail) Toyama; daughter, Susan Toyama; grandchild, Aimee Toyama; brother, Eric Toyama; sisters, Nancy Oshiro, Lillian Chigawa. Private services were held.

Felinor Marquez Vidad

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Nov. 10, 2013
Felinor Marquez Vidad, 75, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar Co. planting irrigation repair and maintenance supervisor, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Corazon C. “Cora”; sons Felinor Jr., Dodgie, Rhoneil and Rien; daughter Felizon; brothers Dionicio and Marcelo; sisters Fe Cumlat, Coleta Calasag, Victorina Pascual and Adela Benigno; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Doris Yoshie Watanabe

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Nov. 17, 2013
Doris Yoshie Watanabe, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired fourth-grade educator at Kapunahala Elementary School, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kenneth H., sons Chris and Robbie, brother Takashi Kajiwara, sister Nancy Saiki and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Dec. 9 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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