Archive for January 1st, 2014

Marcelina Cadiz Acorda

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Dec. 27, 2013
Marcelina Cadiz “Inang” Acorda, 87, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a homemaker and vegetable farmer, died at home. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Felimon, Peter and John; daughters Lapaz Altura, Norma Failano, Fely Torres, Fraxie Simeon, Leticia Mathieu and Teresa Weems; brother Manuel Cadiente; sisters Eufrosenia C. DelaCruz, Anastacia C. Dayrit, Agustina C. Acosta, Lilia Cadiente, Visanta Macuray, Ofelia Manibog and Mayrose Cadiz; 26 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Rosary/services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Edward Soo Bok Kim Aipa

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Nov. 12, 2013
Edward Soo Bok Kim Aipa, 31, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ekahi A.; daughter Mahina; mother Wilhelmina “Billie” Akina; stepfather Samuel Akina; brothers Paul Day, Jacob Magarro, Walter Aipa, Ryan Kala‘au and Daniel Dayoan; sisters Paula Young and Charlee Akina; and fiancee Valline Schmidt. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Boat Harbor.

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Charlene Annette Brizuela

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Dec. 15, 2013
Charlene Annette Brizuela, 64, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Telcom human resources employee, died. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughter Jenny, father Alfred B. Sambueno, mother Basilisa Sambueno, brother Bruce Sambueno, sisters Darlene Tao and Marlene Cummings, and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com

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Hannah Mae Mahealani Dolera

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Dec. 25, 2013
Hannah Mae Mahealani Dolera, 9, of Kaneohe died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Nyle K. and grandparents Henry F. Dolera and Jensen and Isabel Lee. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lillian Chiyoko Fujiwara

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Dec. 13, 2013
Lillian Chiyoko Fujiwara, 93, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by son Wayne Enokawa, daughters Lynette Juarez and Pauline Oda, sisters Barbara Kuwaye and Lucille Biven, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert A. Gaffney

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Aug. 26, 2013
Robert A. Gaffney, 72, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Hawaii County purchasing agent and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in California. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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Juanito Castillo Ibus

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Nov. 27, 2013
Juanito Castillo Ibus, 69, of Waipahu, a Kahuku Farm retiree and associate pastor at Defender of the Christian Faith Ministries, died in Aiea. He was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Norma C.; sons Noel Obispo and Alex and Alwin Ibus; daughters Raquel Ibus, Roshelle Matias, Arleen Villalon and Aileen Ceredon; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Peter J. Gonsalves Jr.

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Dec. 28, 2013
Peter J. Gonsalves Jr., 77, of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, a retired heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mona; sons Peter III and Serphine; daughters Doris Gregg, Tracy Bramlett and Debi Watson; brothers Robert, Tommy and Eddie; sister Puanani Guajardo; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Arthur Seguirant Jr.

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Dec. 19, 2013
Arthur “Brother” Seguirant Jr., 69, of Kapolei, a Kauai Island Utility Cooperative retiree, died in Kapolei. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by sons Troy K. and Scot K., daughters Arni K. Gruzinsky and Jodi K. Seguirant, mother Genevieve L. Herbert, brother John Herbert Jr., sisters Linda Roback and Darleen Binney, 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mildred Tamiko Odan Lim

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Dec. 16, 2013
Mildred Tamiko Odan “Millie” Lim, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Aiea Intermediate School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Steven S.C., daughter Joanne O.N., sister Hilda Miwa, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Eufemio Paa Madriaga

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Dec. 21, 2013
Eufemio Paa Madriaga, 82, of Kahului, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 64 supervisor, wood craftsman and plastic fabricator, and owner of a residential carpentry and painting business, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lucilia; sons Brian, Edgar, Eric, Elbert and Allen; brother Guillermo; sister Severina Pastor; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at Christ the King Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Kathrine Kailiponi Merseburgh

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Nov. 28, 2013
Kathrine Kailiponi Merseburgh, 66, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph, James, Shandle and Sean; daughters Zavier Supebedia, Zandra and Vanessa Merseburgh, and Zina Dabney; brother James Kepano; sisters Victoria “Mom” and Martha Merseburgh, Florence Kealoha and Joanna Lopes; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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John D. Monnett

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Nov. 29, 2013
John D. Monnett, 95, of Honolulu, a retired businessman, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Avril Josephine, son Jack, daughters Valerie A. Parr and Avril Jacqueline Monnett, and eight grandchildren. Services at noon Saturday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. No flowers.

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Mitsuko Nakagawa Oandasan

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Dec. 8, 2013
Mitsuko Nakagawa “Queenie” Oandasan, 87, of Kunia died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughters Lynette Ceno and Loma Cordero, sister Nohea A. Daniel, five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 8 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Laurance Kanini Ramler

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Dec. 25, 2013
Laurance Kanini Ramler, 60, of Kailua died in Kahuku. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Timothy Ramler and Christian J. Daley, daughters Laura M.R. Dunn and Kanani A. Daley, father Siegfried, brother David K., sisters Dita L. and Rebecca M., and two grandchildren. Private services.

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MALAYA FORMAN ROGERS

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMALAYA FORMAN ROGERS A celebration of Malaya Forman Rogers’ life (6/20/1967-9/03/2013) will take place from 8am to 2pm on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Kalama Beach Park in Kailua. Maia’s husband Jed, daughter Caitlin (16), and son Eddy (14), are bringing her ashes from Denver, CO to be spread in the ocean near where she once played with her keiki o ka ‘aina. Maia is also survived by her parents Michael and Sheila Forman, brothers Mark, David and Daniel, sister-in-law Tiffany, niece Kalena, nephews Kapana and Kuha’o, as well as dozens of aunties, uncles, cousins, and friends throughout the world.

Thomas W. Rosa

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Dec. 4, 2013
The Rev. Thomas W. Rosa, 62, of Pearl City, a reverend at Ka Makua Mau Loa Church in Kalihi and former fiberboard handler at Weyerhaeuser and Paradise Skycap, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nola H.; son Thomas; daughters Jacqueline Sarcedo, Trudie and Melody Rosa, and Angela Kaiwi; brothers John, Vincent and Louis Jr.; sisters Janice Smiley, Antoinette Salavea, Virgina Siamani and Eleanor Gonzales; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Marjorie M. Murray Sumner

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Dec. 6, 2013
Marjorie M. Murray Sumner, 83, of Hilo, a Pan American Airlines retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Reed B. and Charles; daughter Bambi L.S. Abalos; brothers Donald J., Robert, Melvin and Bruce Murray; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday at Kailua Beach pavilion. Additional celebration of life: 11 a.m. Jan. 18 at the family’s beach house in Keaukaha, Hawaii. Casual attire.

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Anne Shigeko Uesato

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Dec. 22, 2013
Anne Shigeko Uesato, 95, of Honolulu, a retired YWCA director of education programs and retired state Department of Education teacher, died in Maunalani Nursing Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Stuart and Philip, brother Fred Miyashiro, sister Peggy Hirano, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m Tuesday at Church of the Crossroads. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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ANNE SHIGEKO UESATO

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ANNE SHIGEKO UESATO Age 95, of Honolulu, passed away on December 22, 2013, in Maunalani Nursing Center. Born in Waipahu, she retired as Director of Education Programs for the YWCA and as a teacher for the State Department of Education. She is survived by her sons, Stuart (B.J. Rockwood) and Philip (Linda) Uesato; grandchildren, Ryan (Jamie), Lianne and Evan Uesato; a great-grand- child, Connor Uesato; brother, Fred Miyashiro and sister, Peggy Hirano. Visitation from 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at the Church of the Crossroads; memorial service at 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Gary R. Vieth

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Dec. 18, 2013
Gary R. Vieth, 68, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii professor of agriculture and economics, died in Honolulu. He was born in McCook, Neb. He is survived by companion George K. Lopez, brother Robert L. and sister Pamela Lammers. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Queen’s Beach, Waikiki. Potluck at noon. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Casual attire; shorts and T-shirts are OK. Loose flowers welcome.

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Lydia S. Yoshishige

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Dec. 4, 2013
Lydia S. Yoshishige, 69, of Pearl City, a former Foster Equipment sales employee, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband David Sr.; sons David Jr. and Dustin; daughter Nadine Doi; brothers Norman Sr., Kenneth Sr. and Calvin Leong; sister Lorraine Sato; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Inurnment:9 a.m. Jan. 8 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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