Archive for December 30th, 2013

Valerie Leihuanani Agliam

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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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Wilfred Wai Mun Ching

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12-30 WILFRED CHINGWILFRED WAI MUN CHING Wilfred Wai Mun Ching 69 of Honolulu died Dec 11, 2013. He was born on March 12, 1944 in Honolulu, Hawaii and was preceded in death by his parents Wendy Kam Moon Wong Ching and Alfred Kwai Fong Ching. He is survived by his sister Vivian Ching Goo, brother-in-law Tyrus Goo of Camarillo, California; Nieces Valerie (Peter) Goo Anderson, Teresa (Carlos) Goo Escobar and Tyralee Goo; Grand-niece Elysia Goo Escobar; and Aunt Wanda (Arthur) Ching of Kaimuki, Hawaii. Wilfred graduated from Maryknoll High School; attended Georgetown University in Washington D. C. and graduated from the University of Hawaii. He worked for and retired from the State of Hawaii. He is also a Army Veteran. Wilfred enjoyed playing Bridge at Central Union Church and at the Ala Wai Bridge Club. He also enjoyed Correspondance Chest competition of which he was awarded National Quad trophies. He enjoyed reading Scientific Journels, Business and Investment Magazines, and Consumer Reports. Wilfred belonged to the United States Chess Federation, the See Dai Doo Society of Hawaii, The Ching Society and AARP. His funeral will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the United Church of Christ, 467 North Judd Street Honolulu, Hawaii. Viewing at 11:00a.m. with service at 11:30a.m. burial will be at the Valley of the Temples at 1:00p.m. No flowers. Aloha informal attire.

Wilfred Wai Mun Ching

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WILFRED WAI MUN CHING Wilfred Wai Mun Ching 69 of Honolulu died Dec 11, 2013. He was born on March 12, 1944 in Honolulu, Hawaii and was preceded in death by his parents Wendy Kam Moon Wong Ching and Alfred Kwai Fong Ching. He is survived by his sister Vivian Ching Goo, brother-in-law Tyrus Goo of Camarillo, California; Nieces Valerie (Peter) Goo Anderson, Teresa (Carlos) Goo Escobar and Tyralee Goo; Grand-niece Elysia Goo Escobar; and Aunt Wanda (Arthur) Ching of Kaimuki, Hawaii. Wilfred graduated from Maryknoll High School; attended Georgetown University in Washington D. C. and graduated from the University of Hawaii. He worked for and retired from the State of Hawaii. He is also a Army Veteran. Wilfred enjoyed playing Bridge at Central Union Church and at the Ala Wai Bridge Club. He also enjoyed Correspondance Chest competition of which he was awarded National Quad trophies. He enjoyed reading Scientific Journels, Business and Investment Magazines, and Consumer Reports. Wilfred belonged to the United States Chess Federation, the See Dai Doo Society of Hawaii, The Ching Society and AARP. His funeral will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the United Church of Christ, 467 North Judd Street Honolulu, Hawaii. Viewing at 11:00a.m. with service at 11:30a.m. burial will be at the Valley of the Temples at 1:00p.m. No flowers. Aloha informal attire.

ADELA QUIROLGICO EA

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ADELA QUIROLGICO EA Age 94, of Lomita, CA, passed away December 6, 2013 in Torrance, CA. Born December 16, 1918 in Philippines. A Dole Company retiree with 18 years of service. She is survived by son, Romeo Q. (Cora) Ea of Torrance, CA; daughters, Norma Ea (Ed) Valdez of Lomita, CA, Estela Ea (Rudy) Bulosan of Lomita, CA, Perla A. (Nars) Fernandez of San Diego, CA; sister, Josefina Quirolgico of Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines; 6 grand- children; 8 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (Jan 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Jan 7) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church (1403A California Ave., Wahiawa); Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Agnes Gersaba

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Nov. 29, 2013
Agnes “Aggie” Gersaba, 79, of Waipahu, a retired Caterair International employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Richard, Randal, Ryan and Reed; daughter Stephanie Gersaba, Shereene Edayan and Sohnja Ambrocio; brothers Alfredo Pintor and Benny and Rudy Cailing; sisters Dolores Daite, Faye Van Lenten, Lynda Byrd and Norma Carino; 20 grandchildren; and 24 great-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.

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Florence Hisae Kaichi

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Dec. 18, 2013
Florence Hisae Kaichi, 92, of Aiea, a retired Iolani Sportswear seamstress, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by son Lester, daughter Gail Hamada, sisters Myrna Aiko Afuso and Charlotte T. Abe, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Yukiko Kono

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Nov. 28, 2013
Yukiko “Florence” Kono, 84, of Aiea, a Partner of D.L.K. Tire Service, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue, Kauai. She is survived by husband Hirofumi, sons Earl and Dean, daughter Jay Ann Kau, brother Patrick Morioka and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Jiro Mitsuyasu

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Nov. 26, 2013
Jiro Mitsuyasu, 85, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by wife Mabel Y., brother Henry, sister Jane Koizumi, caregiver Leslie “Angel” Domingo and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Alzheimer’s Association of Hawaii, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 2610, Honolulu, HI.

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Haruo Muraki

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Dec. 12, 2013
Haruo Muraki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government painter at Fort Shafter, member of Headquarters Company, 442nd Infantry Regiment, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Velma A.; daughter Lorna R. Luna; caregiver Mark Luna; sisters Fumiko R. Tsunoda, Mildred Tochiki and Hanayo Hoshino; and a grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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Gladys Kuuleilani Naone

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Dec. 1, 2013
Gladys Kuuleilani Naone, 82, of Mililani, a licensed practical nurse at the Convalescent Center of Honolulu, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Winston, Harold, Howard and David; daughters Nancy K. Oliveira and Nancy L. Bray; brothers Charles, Paul and Samuel Aki; sister Grace Spray; 29 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Beecher Shunichi Noguchi

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Dec. 8, 2013
Beecher Shunichi Noguchi, 63, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Islands Hospice Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mayumi M. Tsubaki-Noguchi and daughters Martha M. and Grace M. Tsubaki-Noguchi. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Bennett Kanichi Ohta

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Oct. 26, 2013
Bennett Kanichi Ohta, 78, of Culver City, Calif., died in Culver City. He is survived by wife Alice, son Ross, daughter Alison, brother George Kunitake and sister Emi Ura. Services: 2 p.m. Jan. 11 at Daifukuji Soto Mission, Kealakekua, Hawaii. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Edward Rinsei Okuma

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Dec. 12, 2013
Edward Rinsei Okuma, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. machinist and an Air Force veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Thelda T.; son Jon T., daughter Jennifer K.O. Watanabe; brothers William “Bill,” George “Geo,” James “Jimmy” and Henry “Kuni”; sister Helen Takahashi; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. No flowers.

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Roy Ancheta Leoneza Sr.

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Dec. 6, 2013
Roy Ancheta Leoneza Sr., 63, of Keaau, Hawaii, a former Puna Papaya Co. employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Roy Jr., brother Alliento Gallegos, sister Visitacion “Visa” Fernandez and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday at Zion’s House of Praise Holiness Church, 170 Makaala St. Casual attire.

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Mac Matsushige Sunabe

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Dec. 5, 2013
Mac Matsushige Sunabe, 89, of Hakalau, Hawaii, a retired diesel mechanic for Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Agnes; son Russell; daughters June Kaetsu, Patti Kodama, Eva Miura and Lisa Min; sisters Edythe Tanaka and Judy Ichikawa; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Katsuto Yokoyama

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Dec. 11, 2013
Richard Katsuto Yokoyama, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired dentist and a World War II Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elsie L.; sons Michael H. and Ross K.; daughters Lorene Y. Becker and Amy C. McDermott; brother David S.; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Parker United Methodist Church, 45-211 Waikalua Road, Kaneohe. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation, 3536 Harding Ave., Honolulu, HI. Make check out to “Richard K. Yokoyama, Kaneohe Club.”

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