Archive for 2013

Pui Leung Lau

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Pui Leung Lau, 70, of Honolulu, a former Outrigger Hotel housekeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Yue Yan; son Tony; daughters Judy Nishimura and Amy Lau; brothers Yue, Pui Yun and Danny Lau; and sisters Pui Chan Lee and McTina Lau. Visitation and Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Kevin Darryl Kenui Kasparovitch

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Kevin Darryl Kenui Kasparovitch, 59, of Keaau, Hawaii, owner and operator of Kenui Aloha Lei Greeters, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Keith and Cass, and sister Cathy Arnold. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 28 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Mass: 10 a.m. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Jan. 11, 2015 at Oahu Cemetery. Family requests lei to be worn in honor of Kevin.

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Doris Elizabeth Jacobson

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 18, 2013
Doris Elizabeth Jacobson, 90, of Waipahu, a retired florist, died in Waipahu. She was born in Earl-ville, Ill. She is survived by daughters Carol Jacobson and Suzanne Reyes, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Gordon Alan Ilae Sr.

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Gordon Alan Ilae Sr., 68, of Waimanalo, a Precision Motor Rebuilders auto mechanic, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gordon Jr., George and John; daughter Michele; brother Anson “Slim”; sisters Ululani “Ulu,” Ilona and Sandy; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Friday at Kailua Beach Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mitsue Heatherly

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Mitsue “Michiko” Heatherly, 78, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Sasebo, Japan. She is survived by husband Charles D.; daughters Donna Heatherly and Tracy Heatherly-Tangunan; brother Masaru Sonoda; sisters Yoshiko and Tsugiko Sonoda, and Yoko Urakawa; and a grandchild. Private services.

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David Dougan

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 19, 2013
David Dougan, 73, of Honolulu, a computer security specialist for the federal government and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in West Virginia. He is survived by son Kani, daughter Malia, brother Doug, sisters Diane Guittron and Dee Kilmer, and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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Earl Marshall Chapman

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 14, 2013
Earl Marshall Chapman, 88, of Hono- lulu, a retired businessman, a board of directors member for Mediation Center of the Pacific and Epic ‘Ohana Conferencing, and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Lee Alden Johnson, sons Albert and Stepan, daughter Nancy Arseneault, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held in February. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Alfonso Pascua Cadiz

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Alfonso Pascua Cadiz, 72, of Waipahu, a retired yard maintenance worker, died in Waipahu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Artemia; daughter Debbie Cadiz-Hermano; stepmother Gloria; brothers Elpidio Santos, and Rudolfo and James Cadiz; sisters Dolores Malla, Teresita Erese and Glenda Agcaoili; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church,Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Noreen Querovin Bautista

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Noreen Querovin Bautista, 56, of Lihue, an administrative officer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sister Nelly. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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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.

MARINA CASCAYAN GERONIMO

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

12-21 MARINA CASCAYAN GERONIMOMARINA CASCAYAN GERONIMO Age 68, of Kaneohe, passed away November 27, 2013 in Kaneohe. Born November 12, 1945 in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, P.I. Retired after 20 years from the Hawaii State Hospital and a Sunday School Teacher of the Ilocano Class at The Way of Salvation Church. She is survived by husband, Leonardo Geronimo; sons, Leonard (Felicia) Geronimo, Mark (Loarnney) Geronimo; mother, Filomena Cascayan; brothers, Amado (Matrona) Cascayan, Placido (Leticia) Cascayan, Gabriel (Everlina) Cascayan Jr, Rogelio (Rosie) Cascayan; sisters, Leonida (Dominador) Sagucio, Glory Cascayan, Pauline Morihara; 1 grandson. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday 12/27 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 pm. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Saturday 12/28 at the Mortuary, Burial 12:00 noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Noel Yukawa

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2013
Noel Yukawa, 54, of Honolulu, a painting contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Tyson Faria, Jason Dias and Christopher Yukawa; mother Kazuko; brothers Dennis and Leighton; sisters Mei Ling Agno and Lynette Kline-Yukawa; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Hisao Yabusaki

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 13, 2013
Hisao Yabusaki, 95, of Honolulu, a retired civil engineer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellen T., sons Donn and Steven, daughter Lynne Ebisui, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment at a later date. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI 96816. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Samuel Torres

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Samuel Torres, 64, of Honolulu, a bartender and server at Oahu Country Club, died at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Drs. Ignacio and Mariano; and sisters Natividad Lagaso, Pacita Delos Reyes, Cila Harp and Ignacia Craddock. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Dec. 27 at Borthwick Mortuary. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Edward Hideshi Tokunaga

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Edward Hideshi Tokunaga, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply chemist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mae, son Scott and sisters Haruye Fujii, Hanaye Tokunaga and Kazuye Kawachi. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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David Shigeo Sugimoto

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 24, 2013
David Shigeo Sugimoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired air traffic control specialist for the Federal Aviation Administration and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 522nd Field Artillery, during World War II, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Beatrice K. Tarumoto Sugimoto, daughter Susan D. Yoza, sisters Nora M. Ideta and Helen Y. Tomita, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Charlene M. Santiago

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 19, 2013
Charlene M. Santiago, 70, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Rodney A., son Nio “Teto” Lealao, daughters Carole A. and Mary A., brothers Ronald F. Davin and James Alcover, sister Marilyn Langsi and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11 a.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ry-Lee Sele-Pang

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Ry-Lee Sele-Pang, 1, of Hilo died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Tyaony Luis-Kahalioumi and Lolilo Sele-Pang; sister Ty-Lee Cadaoas; and grandparents Kristen and Tara Kahalioumi, and Luella Pang. Services: noon Sunday at Wailoa State Park, Pavilion 3.

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William R. Perreira

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
William R. Perreira, also known as “Bill” and “Richael,” 77, of Honolulu, owner of W & H Masonry Inc. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Taeko, son James W., daughter Jill L. Santos and three grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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Daniel Koyei Oshiro

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Daniel Koyei “Danny” Oshiro, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Corp. crane operator and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Glenn K., daughters Marilyn M. Sue and Naomi Oshiro, sister Grace M. Ueunten, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Mary Jo Murray

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 16, 2013
Mary Jo Murray, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Mid-Pacific Institute teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by daughter Lisa Murray-Smith and two grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Central Union Church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Faye Allison Massey

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Faye Allison Massey, 75, of Kahului, a paralegal, an escrow officer and an artist, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Virginia. She is survived by sonWade Harada; daughters Susan Z. Schweiner, Tara Z. Denham and Stefany H. Veiga; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Contact Stefany at 443-540-8499 for service and donation information. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Herbert E. Markle Jr.

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Herbert E. “Buddy” Markle Jr., 81, of Waipahu, a retiree of the Army National Guard and the state Harbor Police, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Charles B., James E.P., Timothy W., David G., Antonio D. and Issac M.; daughters Mariquita L. Arambula, Dolores R. Musquez and Melissa A. Lanier; brother Glenn W.; sisters Audrey H. Shimabukuro and Iris B. Poepoe; 23 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Harry Makalena Sr.

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 14, 2013
Harry “G Boy” Makalena Sr., 84, of Waimanalo, a retired Lewers & Cooke heavy equipment operator, a Marine Corps veteran who served in the KoreanWar and a Purple Heart recipient, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cyrilla K., son Harry N. Jr., daughters Holly K. Makalena and Renee W. Koa, brother Gary “Gabby,” nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 27 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: noon. Graveside services: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Kwan Fong Lee

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Kwan Fong Lee, 96, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Melvin, brother Mew Lun Lum, sister Goon Yee Lum, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Michie E. Kiyonaga

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 12, 2013
Michie E. Kiyonaga, 85, of Aiea died in Las Vegas. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Tsueno, son Kevin, daughter Joy Takenouchi, sisters Evelyn Wakata and Akiko Enomoto, and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Joseph Pa Kahikina

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 6, 2013
Joseph Pa “Joe” Kahikina, 73, of Newport News, Va., a retired civil service engineer and a retired Army first sergeant, died in Newport News. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joey K. and Kevin J., daughter Stacey K., brothers Milton and Wendell “Moi” Kanehe, sister Jeanette Allianic and a grandchild. Committal services: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Kazuko Hayashi

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Mary Kazuko Hayashi, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Randall N.,David I. and Alden M.; brothers Mitsuo and Yukio Yamane, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ryan Kaiponahea Dole

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 6, 2013
Ryan Kaiponahea “Kaipo” Dole, 55, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Debbie Passos; brothers Maynard, “Chubbs” Jr., Michael and Matthew Kwock; and sister Holly Ann Kwock-Kaleohano. Celebration of life: 8 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Margaret Kuhea Contento

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Margaret Kuhea Contento, 83, of Kailua-Kona, a retired booking agent and owner of Contento Travel in Menlo Park, Calif., a hula dancer for Kumu Keala Ching and a Hawaiian Pine Cannery guide, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Antonio Jr.; son Bradley; sisters Agnes Lee, Virginia Thames and Lei Akina; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Dec. 27 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Graveside services and burial: 9 a.m. Casual attire.

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