Archive for January 10th, 2014

JEAN MARIE ADAMS

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JEAN MARIE ADAMS 59, of Pearl City died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Aurora, Illinois. She is survived by sister, Connie (Bill) Almeida, hanai sister, Bonnie Kaanaana, 7 nieces & nephews, 8 grand nieces & nephews. Services to be held on Saturday, January 11 at 2:30 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Aeia.

Lerbbie Alfred Akana

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Dec. 30, 2013
Lerbbie “Lerb” Alfred Akana, 60, of Hilo, a retired Army captain and a Leleiwi Electric project manager, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Norma, daughter Sherilin, mother Barbara and sisters Selma Bondaug and Lisa Ann Akana. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Eustaquio Mamolo Albarracin

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Dec. 23, 2013
Eustaquio “Takoy” Mamolo Albarracin, 86, of Ewa Beach died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Bryan Yap and Dimitrio Albarracin, daughter Celeste Ahana, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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HARRY TSUYOSHI AOKI

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HARRY TSUYOSHI AOKI Age 88, of Aiea, HI, passed away December 9, 2013 in Aiea. Born October 26, 1925 in Aiea, HI. Harry was retired from Pearl Harbor and an avid fisherman. He is survived by sons, Allen Aoki, Clifford Aoki; brother, Yoshiji (Betty) Aoki; sisters, Patsy Angel, Ella (Thomas) Kikuta, Frances (Tayoo) Kang; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Margarete L. Ard

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Dec. 31, 2013
Margarete L. “Schnuckylein” Ard, 86, of Honolulu died in Hale Ola Kino. She was born in Germany. She is survived by companion Rolf F.M. Winkler. Private services.

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Rochelle Akie Ashikawa

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Dec. 19, 2013
Rochelle Akie Ashikawa, 91, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a land developer with Kona Scenic Land and a mango, banana and avocado farmer, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Gilbert, son Gary, daughters Amy Hata and Faye McComas, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Phillip Richard Brieske

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Dec. 11, 2013
Phillip Richard Brieske, 85, of Honolulu, a retired educator and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in LaCrosse, Wis. He is survived by wife June F., son Richard S., brother Steven and sisters Phyllis Dalton and Elinor Bjornstan. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena’s Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment on a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Philomena’s Church. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Francis Yuk San Chun

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Dec. 29, 2013
Francis Yuk San Chun, 86, of Honolulu, owner of Kapahulu Poi Shop and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred W.S.; sons Francis K.H., Derek K.H. and Duncan E.K.H.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Committal service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sylvia Gouveia Clement

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Dec. 28, 2013
Sylvia Gouveia Clement, 79, of Honolulu, a homemaker and former Maryknoll School assistant librarian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Chris, sisters Katie Costa and Lillian Perreira, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Felix T. Echavaria

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Dec. 13, 2013
Felix T. Echavaria, 87, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard foundry general foreman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by sons Alan, Terrence and Robin; daughters Phyllis Graham and Jennifer Kincaid; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Richard L. Ermshar

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April 6, 2013
Richard L. Ermshar, 61, of Mililani, an editorial writer, died at home. He was born in Mulberry, Ark. He is survived by sisters Carol E. Fighera and Lucinda Ludwig. No services.

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Beatrice Melanie Fanene

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Dec. 20, 2013
Beatrice Melanie Fanene, 46, of Honolulu, a former Tesoro gas station cashier, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Jerome M., Jason T. and Arthur; and sisters Linda, June and January. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Kimiyo Fujimoto

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Dec. 31, 2013
Kimiyo Fujimoto, 96, of Lihue, a Top to Toe Gift Shop retiree, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Patrick and Michael, brother Mac Takemoto, sister Natsue Nagai, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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EUGENE “GENE” C. MALALIS, JR.

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1-10 EUGENE MALALIS, JR.EUGENE GENE C. MALALIS, JR. Age 76, of Aiea, HI, passed away December 19, 2013 in Aiea. Born November 29, 1937 in Wailuku, Maui, HI. Eugene was retired from Prudential Securities; Wakovia & Nightingale Case Management. He is survived by wife, Rosalinda Malalis; sons, Ervin Malalis of Michigan, Eric Malalis, Mark Allan (Leslie) Malalis, Eugene Lance Malalis III, Ronald (Joee) Malalis; daughters, Justine Gronwald, Janella Martin, Tiffany (Geoffrey) Browne; sister, Rosaline Lastimado; 16 grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (Jan 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (Jan 15) 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. Casual Attire.

Joseph S. Fung Jr.

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Oct. 21, 2013
Joseph S. “Junior” Fung Jr., 82, of Visalia, Calif., a retired Postal Service employee and an Army veteran, died in Visalia. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley F.; son Prescott; daughters Jolinda Yamamoto and Michele Miller; stepson Stuart Garner; stepdaughters Patricia Sanchez, Kimberly Garner and Peggy Ann Furnas; brothers John and Julius; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; and 14 step-great- grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Setsuko Kanekiyo

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Dec. 29, 2013
Setsuko “Honey” Kanekiyo, 88, of Hanapepe Heights, Kauai, a Kaumakani Store clerk, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Peter, daughter Jan Crews, sisters Toshie Itamura and Shirley Yamada, and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Robert Matsuichi Kaneshiro

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Dec. 19, 2013
Robert Matsuichi Kaneshiro, 94, of Honolulu, owner of M. Kane’s Fish Market, died in Honolulu. He was born in Koolaupoko. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; sons Robert K., Alvin M. and Gary M.; daughter Leatrice Oliva; brother Hisashi; sisters Betty C. Doi, Nancy Y. Sekiya and Tomoe Osborne; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Clement Kaanohi Kapono

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Dec. 18, 2013
Clement Kaanohi Kapono, 86, of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by son Gary Castillo and a grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery and Memorial Chapel. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Gail Mele Kimura

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Dec. 29, 2013
Gail Mele Kimura, 67, of Honolulu, a lead bed control and staffing clerk at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Nainoa, daughter Le’a and brother Kahele Kukea. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Dorothy Mae Knox

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Dec. 16, 2013
Dorothy Mae Knox, 88, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Columbus, Ohio. She is survived by son Mike, daughters Terrie and Patti, brothers Bob and Bill, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Matsuko Kubo

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Dec. 17, 2013
Matsuko Kubo, 86, of Lahaina, a retired Sheraton Maui waitress, died at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughter Alicia Hozaki and sisters Florence K. Fukunaga, Mildred K. Sato and Kay T. Inouye. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Lani D. Leach

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Dec. 27, 2013
Lani D. Leach, 73, of Honolulu, an administrative assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Benjamin and Byron, brother Stanley Griep and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Arthur Yau Sung Lee

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Dec. 26, 2013
Arthur Yau Sung Lee, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Sears furniture department salesman and a retired si gung of Gee Yung Chinese Martial Arts, Dragon & Lion Dance Association, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sylvia J. “Simu,” son Harlan “Dai Tong,” daughter Taryn “Mee Lung,” brother Leo Young, sister Lorraine “Lori,” seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.

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Wilfred Q.S. Lee

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Dec. 31, 2013
Wilfred Q.S. Lee, also known as “Sonny” and “Willy,” 84, of Honolulu, a retired Windward Nissan comptroller and an Army staff sergeant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Marcia, sons Duane and Brandon, daughter Darlene, brother Raymond, sisters Sylvia Lee and Sandra Tanaka, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Thursday.

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Aiyana Jean Kealoha Maka

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Dec. 1, 2013
Aiyana Jean Kealoha Maka, infant daughter of Kawika and Monica Maka of Waianae, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by sister Grace, grandmothers Bonnie Maka and Janet Mason, and great-grandparents Beverly and Thomas Mason. Private services.

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Carolyn R. Martell

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Jan. 1, 2014
Carolyn R. “Suki” Martell, 72, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired Kekaha School teacher, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Lyle G., son Lance G., daughter Nathalie J., brother Dr. Alan Sugawara, sister Lyndel Erdmann, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sueko Matsumoto

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Dec. 18, 2013
Sueko Matsumoto, 104, of Aiea, a retired seamstress, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Oshima, Japan. She is survived by daughters Esther F. Shirai, Edith C. Yamada and Bertha M. Uyeno; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Carol Setsuko Muramoto

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Dec. 23, 2013
Carol Setsuko Muramoto, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Central Pacific Bank loan officer, died in Manoa Senior Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Paul M. and Chris A. Maehara, sisters Florence K. Maehara and Amy M. Nakayama, stepson Aaron T. and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard Tametoshi Murata

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Dec. 29, 2013
Richard Tametoshi Murata, 83, of Aiea, a retired Campbell High School art teacher and an Air Force veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Martha H., brother Sunao and sisters Helen C. and Florence Y. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.

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Joe Garduque Orque

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Dec. 27, 2013
Joe Garduque Orque, 86, of San Diego and Honolulu, a retired Navy master chief petty officer, died in San Diego. He was born in Makati Rizal, Philippines. He is survived by wife Bernarda; son Jan V.; daughter Jean Malia Orque-Withy; sisters Cristina Aguinaldo, Ester Peralta, Trinidad Ngayan, Obella Velasco and Amelia Antonio; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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