Archive for February 7th, 2014

Leopold A. Acio

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Jan. 31, 2014
Leopold A. Acio, 63, of Los Angeles, a medical coder for USC Medical Center in California, died in Los Angeles. He was born in Cabatuan, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria Q. Susa, son Joseph M. Jayven, brothers Nelson and Nestor, and sisters Julieta Cabacungan and Rita Felipe. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Kahului. Additional visitation:
9 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Isaac Shoso Akita

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Dec. 30, 2013
Isaac Shoso Akita, 84, of Ocean City, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a certified public accountant for Price Waterhouse in New York and a Kapiolani Community College teacher, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Edith, brothers George and Mark, and sister Mary N. Seriguchi. Private services.

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PAULINA BARCENA AMORIN

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PAULINA BARCENA AMORIN Age 100, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away January 19, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born April 25, 1913 in San Quintin, Abra, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Jaime B. (Leatrice) Amorin, Romeo B. (Carmen) Amorin, Ernesto B. (Nancy) Amorin, Albert (Lola Jean) Amorin, Henry B. (Jeannie) Amorin; daughter, Pauline (Socimo) Ingano; 18 grandchildren; 41 great-grand- children; 14 great-great-grand- children. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 13) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Program 11:30 a.m. Prayer Servcie 12:00 Noon Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/ Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LIBRADA “BADING” CABOTAJE LAVIN ANCHETA

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LIBRADA BADING CABOTAJE LAVIN ANCHETA Age 92, of Waipahu, HI, passed away January 10, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born November 29, 1921 in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. She was a member of St Joseph Filipino Catholic Club and Altar Society. She is survived by sons, David (Denise) Ancheta, Gilbert (Mona) Ancheta, Benjamin (Deborah) Ancheta, Raymond (Charlotte) Ancheta; daughter, Mary Ann Ancheta; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Friday (Feb. 14) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 11:15 a.m. Committal Svc. 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual/Aloha Attire.

Charles Minoru Ando

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Jan. 5, 2014
» Charles Minoru Ando, 84, of Waipahu, a retired heavy equipment mechanic at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Avalon Care Home. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sumiko; son Roy; daughter Rita; brothers James, Kenneth and George; sisters Florence Umstead, Jane Namimoto and Aiko Tanaka; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Gaudelia Lacuesta Aurellano

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Jan. 9, 2014
Gaudelia Lacuesta “Goding” Aurellano, 87, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Florencio, David, Pedro and Primo; daughters Filomena Valido, Melchora Lacamiento, Teresita and Elvira Aurellano, Cleotilde Racoma and Potenciana Juliano; stepsons Ricardo and Jose; stepdaughters Trinidad Ganir, Isabel Palacpac and Catalina Barroga; sister Esterlina L. Vergara; 43 grandchildren; and 59 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Chief Warrant Officer 2 Edward Balli

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2-7 600632  Edward BalliChief Warrant Officer 2 EDWARD BALLI 42, was killed in action in southern Afghanistan on January 20th, 2014. Edward was born and raised in Salinas, California, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop 2d Cavalry Regiment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and whose home was in Kapolei, Hawaii. Edward was recognized for his unwavering commitment to his country by working his way up as non-commissioned officer to Warrant Officer. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Bronze Star Service Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserves Overseas Training Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge and Basic Aviator Badge. His fellow Soldiers described Edward as an outstanding leader of Soldiers. He was a person with a kind heart and smile that aimed to please those who he worked for and with. He was a very motivated person who loved his job as an Unmanned Aerial System Operations Officer Platoon Leader, providing the eyes in the sky for those soldiers on the ground. He is survived by his wife, Kristy Balli, stepdaughters, Desirae Abrera, Momilani Morales and stepson, Michael Donios; mother, Catherine “Katie” Trevino, brothers, Ruben Balli and Robert Balli, Jr., sisters, Sarah Balli and Ofelia Lopez; stepgrandchildren, Ikaia and Audrie Donios. Visitation: 9 a.m, today at Schofield Barracks Main Post Chapel followed by services at 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Edward Balli

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Jan. 20, 2014
Edward Balli, 42, of Kapolei, an Army chief warrant officer 2, will be remembered in services 11 a.m. today at Schofield Barracks Main Chapel, 712 McCornack Road. Visitation: 9 a.m. Burial to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. He was born in Salinas, Calif. He is survived by wife Kristy, stepson Michael Donios, stepdaughters Desirae Abrera and Momilani Morales, mother Catherine Trevino, brothers Ruben and Robert Balli Jr., sisters Sarah Balli and Ofelia Lopez, and two grandchildren.

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Virginia Bautista

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Jan. 4, 2014
Virginia “Belin” Bautista, 71, of Ewa Beach, a retired Bank of Hawaii customer service representative, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Philip M.J. and Marc Acierto, brother Gary, companion Reginald “Reggie” Fallau and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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GERALDINE “GERRi’ ARDITH (HOAGLIN) CADIZ

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2-7 GERALDINE CADIZGERALDINE GERRI ARDITH (HOAGLIN) CADIZ 76, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, February 2, 2014. She was born May 2, 1937 in Dryden, NY, the daughter of late Elnora (Smith) and late Erwin Hoaglin. She was raised in Lansing, NY. In 1959, she graduated from Cornell University where she met her husband of 55 years, David Garcia Cadiz. She is survived by her husband David (Kailua); her brother, Robert Hoaglin (Texas); her daughter, Shelley Cadiz Gonnella (Cary, NC), Shelley’s husband, Mark, their children, Jordan Alan and Taylor Anne; and her son Alan David Cadiz (Paia, Maui), his wife Patricia (Burton), and their daughters, Cady Jane and Cloe Anabelle. Gerri and David moved to Hawaii in the mid 1960s and settled in Kailua in 1970. Gerri worked for Hawaii Department of Education for over 15 years, teaching primarily at Kailua Elementary. Gerri’s love of dogs inaugurated Hawaii’s Dog Magazine, ILIO in 1977. The magazine provided Hawaii’s dog community a platform to communicate current animal legislation, veterinary care, breed standards, and capture Hawaii’s show results for confirmation, obedience and agility. Gerri’s accomplishments and efforts with ILIO earned her the recognition of top honors from Dog Writers Association of America. Gerri held and served a variety of positions with Cocker Spaniel Club of Hawaii, Hawaiian Humane Society and she served as Chairman of Hawaiian Kennel Club. Being HKC Chairman was a great honor for her. She continually took steps to engage new dog owners, foster good breeding, educate, as well as recruit world renowned judges to officiate over the twice yearly shows. She strived to improve and maintain the overall well being of our local dog community. Visitation will be held at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary on Monday, February 10 at 2 pm with a service to follow at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in her honor to Hawaii Humane Society at hawaiihumanesociety.org.

PHYLLIS M. CALL

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PHYLLIS M. CALL Dec. 6th 2013 Phyllis Call, 93, a Kailua resident of 47 yrs, passed away on Dec 6th 2013. A retired Federal Civil Servant. She worked at Cincpacfleet on Ford Island and at Kaneohe Marine Corp Air Station. She was actively involved with the German Shepard Dog Club of Hawaii for almost 40 years, including serving as Vice President. Phyllis was born in San Francisco on Jan. 2, 1920. She is survived by her sons, Brad Tomaso, Randy Call, and her daughter, Alison Call, as well as 7 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will beheld in Private. Aloha Attire Requested. In Lieu of Flowers, a Donation to the Animal Rescue League would be welcomed.

Yue Ching Chen

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Jan. 22, 2014
Yue Ching “Petra” Chen, 61, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Pacific University professor, died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Taiwan. She is survived by companion James B. Madsen. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mystical Rose Oratory. Mass: 6 p.m. Private scattering of ashes.

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Gary Ken Fukuhara

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Jan. 28, 2014
Gary Ken “Tiger” Fukuhara, 59, of Mililani, a real estate broker and author, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Tucson, Ariz. He is survived by wife Jenny Y. Nomura and father Kenjo. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Leyan Kalehuamakanoe Jarra

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Jan. 21, 2014
Leyan Kalehuamakanoe Jarra, 2, of Honolulu will be remembered in services 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. She died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Ryan Jarra and Ashley Arlantico, sister Alana A., grandparents Tammy K. Romano and Donovan K. Arlantico, and great-grandparents Rose C. Lunasco, Philip Asuncion and Donald J. O’Brien. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday. Casual attire.

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Daniel Summers Jr.

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Feb. 2, 2014
Daniel Summers Jr., 64, of Honolulu, a retired musician and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Chipley, Fla. He is survived by wife Brenda, sisters Pearline Snell and Cora Thorpe, son Sandy C. Dunn and six grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Paul Tadashi Kashiwabara

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Jan. 18, 2014
Paul Tadashi Kashiwabara, 95, of Kaneohe, a retired self-employed carpenter and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by son Glen K. and daughter Gail K. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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David Marine Abbott, Jr. MD

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2-7 599831  David AbbottDAVID MARINE ABBOTT, JR. MD Of Downingtown, PA died January 19, 2014 at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA. Dr. Abbott was born in Mt. Holly, NJ, the son of David M. Abbott and Jayne Page Abbott. He grew up in Levittown, PA. He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in 1967 and later from Temple Medical School. He spent 35 years practicing Psychiatry in Honolulu, HI, treating people with substance addictions and mental illness. Dr. Abbott moved back to PA in 2002 and continued to practice there. He was the much loved partner of Harriette A. Hubbard with whom he shared a home in Downingtown, PA. Dr. Abbott is survived by 2 amazing and beautiful daughters: Lara, of Springfield, OR, and Ashley Abbott Mercado (Alistair) Westminster, CA. David will be deeply missed by his brother, Courtney of Eugene, OR, his sisters, Marcia Binns (George) of Falls Church, VA, and Barbara Malmsjo (Albert) of Windermere, FL, and many nieces and nephews. In Dr. Abbott’s memory, donations to NAMI would be appreciated.

Veneranda Mauricio Mendoza

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Jan. 15, 2014
Veneranda Mauricio Mendoza, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Marcelino, Zambales, Philippines. She is survived by husband Nicolas L., sons Michael M. and Maynard M., daughters Melani M. Widawsky and Maureen M. Robinson, brother Edmund C. Mauricio, sisters Norma M. Legaspi and Nenita M. Mendonedo, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, Mililani. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Flowers welcome.

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Misae Nagahiro

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Jan. 30, 2014
Misae Nagahiro, 94, of Kahului, an Ah Fook’s Supermarket cook, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Richard, Tom and James; daughters Ann Toma and Sue Takamori; brother Donald Shizumura; and sister Elaine Takeyama. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Reed Yoshio Nakamura

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Jan. 24, 2014
Reed Yoshio Nakamura, 26, of Kula, Maui, an Outrigger Hotels information technology analyst, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Neil and Mona, brother Jared and sister Jennifer. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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James Yoshiaki Nakao

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Jan. 29, 2014
James Yoshiaki Nakao, 84, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired welder, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Virginia, son Jason, stepsons Mark “Orlan” and Rod Miguel, stepdaughter Ruby Morse, brother Richard, sister Betty Nakano and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Richard H. Nascimento

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Jan. 27, 2014
Richard H. Nascimento, 65, of Honolulu, a retired construction worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by companion Patrice Goddard, mother Sumi, brothers Halbert and Robert, and sister Nani Mayeda. Private services.

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Janet Navai

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Feb. 4, 2014
Janet Navai, 45, of Kapolei, a retired registered nurse at the Queen’s Medical Center, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Iran. She is survived by husband Nai, sons Adeeb and Anees, parents Yadollah and Ghodrat Moshrefzadeh, brother Joubin Moshrefzadeh and sisters Jena Taghvai and Jaleh Madlala. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Nicolas Mifa Octubre

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Jan. 9, 2014
Nicolas Mifa Octubre, 106, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Balaoan, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by daughter Florence Ologani, brother Marcelino, sister Eduarda Navalta, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Agustin M. Pili

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Jan. 31, 2014
Agustin M. Pili, 80, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy disbursing clerk first class, died in Pali Momi MedicalCenter. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Fortunata M.; son Art; daughters Asther “Lynn” Kau and Arlene M.P. Higashionna; sisters Segundina Mendoza, Marcela Cruz and Valentina Hidalgo; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Sasha Elizabeth Ka’ipoleimanu Purdy

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SASHA ELIZABETH KA’IPOLEIMANU PURDY Infant daughter of Jake Purdy and Christine Mau of Kailua, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brothers Sage Maxwell and Robert J. Kalama Jr., sister Skye Maxwell and grandparents Grace Mau, Lolita Purdy and Jacob Purdy Sr. Memorial service will be on February 11, 2014 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery at 11:00 AM. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Bernabe Quipotla

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Jan. 12, 2014
Bernabe “Ben” Quipotla, 91, of Makawao, Maui, died in Makawao. He was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Santos, James I. and Abraham; daughters Yolanda Harris, Gail Lincoln and Cindy Akana; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Updated service information for an obituary published Jan. 15.

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Arline Ellen Rood

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Feb. 5, 2014
Arline Ellen Rood, 82, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Fresno, Calif. She is survived by daughters Denise Miyasato, Celeste Maki and Melanie Idao; sister LaVerne Tompkins; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Waiakea Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2629 Kilauea Ave., Hilo. Services: 3 p.m.

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Robert W. Shackelford

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Jan. 8, 2014
Robert W. “Shack” Shackelford, 62, of Honolulu, a roofer, died at home. He was born in Alameda, Calif. He is survived by brother Jack and sisters Patricia, Jeanne and Laurie. No services.

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Seijiro Shiroma

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Jan. 14, 2014
Seijiro “Bruno” Shiroma, 90, of Pearl City died in Kapolei. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Dennis; daughters June Cabbab, Barbara K. Sumida, Marian Shiroma and Diane Terai; brother Gene; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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