Archive for January 9th, 2014

Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana

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Dec. 9, 2013
Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana, 77, of Waimea, Hawaii, a medical transcriptionist at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joshua; daughters Janna Keawe and Jerri Dizol; mother Kamila Malterre; brother Joseph Malterre; sisters Ritchie Ramseyer, Kamila Civetz and Hazel-Lee Shaw; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Anthony BernardElia

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Jan. 5, 2014
Anthony Bernard Elia, 64, of Hilo, a retired maintenance worker with the stateDepartment of Transportation, Airports Division, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Toni-lynn Elia-Mendiola, Marlene Loo, and Kimberly and Nani Elia; hanai daughter Elia Pinto; brothersDavid, Louis and Henry; sisterMarjorie; hanai sisters Minnie R. Lindsey and Yvonne Kahoonei; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Haili Church. Services: 6 p.m. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Albert Rodrigues Coelho

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Dec. 31, 2013
Albert Rodrigues Coelho, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard press supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by nephew Warren W. Auwae. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Michi Collins

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Oct. 3, 2013
Michi Collins, 81, of Las Vegas, formerly of Waipahu, a Pearl City Tavern waitress, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by daughtersCarol Ann Au Young and Brenda Lea Collins-Snyder, sister Chiyoko Kohira, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Julieta Jabigiro Driskell

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Jan. 2, 2014
Julieta Jabigiro Driskell, 57, of Las Vegas, a homemaker and caterer, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Craig; son Mark A. Rivera; daughter Jennie Lynn Rivera; brothers Gilbert, Carlito and Cesar Panoncilla; sister Nitta Viloria; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual or business attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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FELIX T. ECHAVARIA

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FELIX T. ECHAVARIA Age 87, of Pearl City, HI, passed away December 13, 2013 in Honolulu. Born February 20, 1926 in Waimanalo, HI. Felix was a retired Foundry General Foreman from Pearl Harbor. He was a member of the First Filipino Regiment-Hawaii Veterans of Foreign Wars – Post 10276 and was a founding member of the Filipino Catholic Club at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church. He is survived by sons, Alan (Sandra) Echavaria, Terrence (Pegeen) Echavaria, Robin (Theresa) Echavaria; daughters, Phyllis Graham of CA, Jennifer (Shane) Kincaid; 14 grand- children; 8 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Monday (Jan. 13) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church; (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Stanley Masami Fujisaka

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Dec. 31, 2013
Stanley Masami Fujisaka, 78, of Kaneohe, a self-employed knife craftsman and a Coast Guard veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine E.; daughters Scotti and Maury Fujisaka, and Addie Anderson; brother Kenneth; sisters Jane Hew Len, Elaine Urabe and June Ching; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.

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Hilarion Victor Viloria Gascon

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Dec. 6, 2013
Hilarion Victor Viloria “Sonny Gas” Gascon, 80, of Pearl City, founder of Karazenpo-Go-Shinjutsu and a retired Operating Engineers Local Union 3 business agent, died in Pearl City. He also was an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances; sons Victor and Hilarion II Gascon, and Bryan Simpliciano; daughters Angela Gahan and Colleen Yuen; a brother; four sisters; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation:5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:15 p.m.

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Marie E. Hutchison

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Dec. 25, 2013
Marie E. Hutchison, 84, of Kailua, a Coast Guard secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Harvelyn Cooney, brotherWilliam Bortfeld, sister Patricia Dale, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony’s Church, 114 Makawao St., Kailua. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at HawaiiState VeteransCemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rene Charles Jasso

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Dec. 22, 2013
Rene Charles “Two Bears” Jasso, 58, ofKaneohe, president of Two Bears Auto Detailing, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Greeley, Colo. He is survived by wife Sandra; sons Todd and Scott Grady, and Kevin Jasso; daughterJameylani Molina; brothers George and Abundio; sistersConnie, Lucy and Mary; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sara Hillmer Fernandez Jones

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Dec. 13, 2013
Sara Hillmer Fernandez Jones, 94, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian PBX operator in Honolulu and Mutual Telephone Co. telephone operator on Maui, died. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by sons George H., Dayton A.N. andMelville K.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services atnoon. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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John Solomen Kane Jr.

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Dec. 29, 2013
John Solomen Kane Jr., 77, of Honolulu, a tree trimmer supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothersJoseph, Gregorio, Reginald and Shane. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Wilfred Q.S. Lee

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Dec. 31, 2013
Wilfred Q.S. Lee, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Windward Nissan comptroller and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Marcia, sons Duane and Brandon, daughter Darlene, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Dinah Martin

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Dec. 31, 2013
Dinah Martin, 68, of Pahrump, Nev., died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eduardo Sr.; sons Eddie Jr. and Matthew; daughters Michelle Martin, Denise Antonio and Christina Gonzalez; sisters Dora Chong, Vicki Semil and Myra Canianes; and five grandchildren. Services in Las Vegas.

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Tarmute Motlok

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Dec. 30, 2013
Tarmute Motlok, 80, of Waipahu, a housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. She is survived by sonsJablon andLinus Mizutani, and Winton, Jenta, Wintha, Fredley and Jeffrey Maun; daughters Ziresh Peter, Hermitha Kaion and Cloudy Lometo; brother Tubal Lang; sistersJitenboro Konou, Neiloj Marshall andMadrik Hensene; 42 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Stake Center. Services at noon. Burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Shari Teruko Nakamura

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Dec. 18, 2013
Shari Teruko Nakamura, 54, of Honolulu, a human resources manager at Hawaii Family Dental Centers in Restaurant Row, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by brother Ronald I. and sisters Gail S. Yamanaka and Janis M. Otake. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Tokio Ogawa

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Dec. 26, 2013
Tokio “Peter” Ogawa, 78, of Honolulu, a Waikiki Trolley manager, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by wife Akiko, sonsYasuo and Tom, daughter Kazumi, brother Ikuo and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu MemorialPark &Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Graveside inurnment: 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Joseph Angelo Romero

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Dec. 20, 2013
Joseph Angelo “Joe” Romero, 47, of Waianae, a BAESystems employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeJewel; sons Joseph Jr. and Kyle; daughter Lovelyn Harrison; brothers Rudy, John and Michael; sister Michelle Murillo; and two grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dorothy Yukiko Shiraishi

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Dec. 29, 2013
Dorothy Yukiko Shiraishi, 84, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mark and Dean, daughterIda Shiraishi, brother Lincoln Kenmotsu, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Casual attire.

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DALIA TALARO SUBIA

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DALIA TALARO SUBIA Age 64, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 13, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born May 15, 1949 in Cagayan, Philippines. Formerly with Sky Chef as a food preparer. She is survived by husband, Jimmy Subia, Jr.; sons, Jimmy Subia, Jonathan Subia, Jeffrey Subia; daughter, Jennie (Jamesner) Dumlao; 1 grandchild; brothers, Andres (Nita) Talaro, Isidro Talaro. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Jan. 13) at St Theresa Catholic Church; (712 North School St., Honolulu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

CHRISTIN BAGAY VALDEZ

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CHRISTIN BAGAY VALDEZ Age 78, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away December 15, 2013 in Honolulu. Born August 17, 1935 in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from Dole Company. He is survived by wife, Leticia Valdez; sons, Christopher Valdez, Aron (Leah Valenzuela) Valdez; daughters, Cecilia (Donald) Gage, Criselda (Patrick) Young, Carolina Sulfelix, Cristita Valdez, Marsha (Rodney) Albert; 20 grandchildren; 2 great-grand- children; sisters, Anselma Barrientos, Crispina Sulfelix, Lydia (Rolly) Loreto. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (January 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Phyllis Jessie Kaanapu Zeller

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Dec. 27, 2013
Phyllis Jessie Kaanapu Zeller, 72, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sonsStanley K. Corpuz, and Arthur R. III and RichardE. Zeller; daughters Clara Kaanapu, Cynthia H. Cleaver, Christine Tadlas and Bernadette Corpuz; sisters Charlene Kaanapu and June Nicolls; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Kings Cathedral, Niu ValleyShopping Center.

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