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ROSELLE “MASING” MARCIE CAMEROS

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3-13 ROSELLE CAMEROSROSELLE MASING MARCIE CAMEROS Age 80, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away February 10, 2014 in Honolulu. Born August 9, 1933 in Wahiawa, HI. She is survived by sons, Radford (Nida) Cameros, Craig (Cheryl) Cameros, Carl “Tinsley” (Dana) Cameros; daughters, Trophine “Girlie” (Blaine) Nuuhiwa, Leila Cameros; brothers, Rodney (Sharon) Gabalis, Allen (Fely) Gabalis, Andy (Ardie) Gabalis; sisters, Carmella Canio, Bernice (Glen) Bosque of Maui, Vivian (Russell) Comeau of Minn.; 8 granchildren; great-grand- children. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (March 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Monday (March 17) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; (1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 11 a.m. Committal Service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Francis Castro

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Feb. 26, 2014
Francis “Sonny” Castro, 86, of Honolulu, a restaurant chef, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Francelynn Matsumoto, Frances Sagun and Francine Kamoku; brother Primo; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Lorraine Yuk Yuen Chun

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Feb. 20, 2014
Lorraine Yuk Yuen Chun, 50, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Yuk Fong Lee Chun, brother Lawrence and sisters Hannah Gee and Judy Schofield. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Elaine Gwendolyn Kahaleohuokalani Colburn

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March 5, 2014
Elaine Gwendolyn Kahaleohuokalani Colburn, 81, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stanley T. Sr.; sons Frank, Stanley Jr., Uwila and Hekili; daughter Tracy; brother Randy Bridges; sister Mary B. Aana; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mary Costa

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Feb. 20, 2014
Mary Costa, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lawrence R. and daughter Cheryl. Private services.

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BEVERLY DAMON

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BEVERLY DAMON Celebration of Life Moanalua Gardens Chinese Hall Sunday, March 16, 2014 4 pm

Mary Kowalchuk Duprey

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March 4, 2014
Mary Kowalchuk Duprey, 91, of Honolulu, an Alcoa executive secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Amsterdam, N.Y. She is survived by daughter Joan. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Clemente Delos Reyes Esteban

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Feb. 26, 2014
Clemente Delos Reyes “Clem” Esteban, 80, of Waipahu, a Halekulani Hotel retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Sarat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Clarita L.; daughters Editha and Annalisa; brothers Rodolfo, Alexander and Noel; sister Basil Ballesteros; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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John James Figueroa

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March 5, 2014
John James Figueroa, 78, of Kapolei, a retired truck driver, died in Kapolei. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Herbert, Johnny, Jonathan, Jordan, Jerome, William, Jesse, Paul, Wade and Keoni; daughters Ellen F. Huewa’a, Bernice Fiori, Jonlyn Figueroa and Johnette Brown; brothers Billy Lanoza and James Figueroa; sister Rose Lanoza; 42 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Osamu Harada

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Aug. 29, 2013
Osamu Harada, 83, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate retiree, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Edith, daughter Ann and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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EVELYN HOFFMAN

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3-13 EVELYN HOFFMAN B&WEVELYN HOFFMAN Evelyn May Hoffman passed away at Hale Nani Rehabilitation Center in Honolulu on February 27, 2014. She was born in Honolulu on May 23, 1922. She attended Maryknoll School and was involved with the school and the Sacred Heart Church community for many years. Some of the greatest enjoyment she had in life was working with young people, particularly with the Brownies and Girl Scouts for whom she was a troop leader for over fifty years. She was preceded in death by her husband John W. Hoffman, Jr. in 1993. She is survived by her brother James Rapoza of Santa Clara, California, a daughter Roberta Hoffman, also at Hale Nani, a son John W. Hoffman, III of Quincy, California, a son Michael in Peterborough, England, a daughter Patricia Susan Churchill, of Houston, Texas, plus nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren in California, Colorado, and England. A funeral service will be conducted at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1701 Wilder Avenue, on Wednesday, March 19, at 9:15 AM. Aloha attire please.

Shigemi Ishizaki

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Feb. 26, 2014
Shigemi “Jimmy” Ishizaki, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Arita Plumbing welder and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty Y., sons Calvin S. and Wayne I., three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Charles Leon Morgan Jr.

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March 8, 2014
Charles Leon Morgan Jr., 59, of Honolulu, a construction worker, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Santa Rosa, Calif. He is survived by sons Brandon K. and Justin; mother Marian E. Steele; brothers James and Scott; and sisters Marian E. Jorgensen, Janice Willman and Lisa A. Hall. Services to be held at a later date in Utah. Donations suggested to your favorite charity.

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Irwin W.C. Thom Jr.

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March 8, 2014
Irwin W.C. Thom Jr., 87, of Honolulu, a Dairy Queen owner and operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys, son Wayne, daughter Liane Davidson, sister Dora Chang, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Nuuanu Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jacob Nalani Keola

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March 2, 2014
Jacob Nalani Keola, 64, of Waianae, a caretaker for private homes, died in Puuwai O Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Gladys K. Brent; brother John Brent; and sisters Barbara Brent, Brenda Elizares, Ruby Acosta and Priscil Wong. Private services.

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Sumiyo Kojima

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Feb. 22, 2014
Sumiyo Kojima, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gerald H., Clyde T. and Paul S.; daughters Renee M. Kojima-Itagaki, Andrea T. “Andi” Kubota and Amy L. Ilar; brother Hiroshi Monma; sisters Mitsuyo Wagatsuma, Geraldine Duarte and Misayo Watanuki; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Walter Ryohei Kuwaye

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Feb. 11, 2014
Walter Ryohei Kuwaye, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Title Guaranty of Hawaii senior vice president and an Army veteran, died in Maunalani Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty M., daughters Michele Yoshida and Lori Yuen, sister Marian Kikuchi and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kitoshi Kodama Matsui

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Feb. 15, 2014
Kitoshi Kodama “Kit” Matsui, 88, of Lanai City, a retired Lanai Elementary School teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Donald, son Darrell, daughter Dorrye Mikasa, brother Tamateru Kodama and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Audrey Akiko Medeiros

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March 7, 2014
Audrey Akiko Medeiros, 81, of Brea, Calif., a restaurant owner, died in Yorba Linda, Calif. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Johnny, brother Shinichi Fukuyama, sister Kiyoko Fukuyama, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples.

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Masaaki Mizuire

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Jan. 28, 2014
Masaaki Mizuire, 84, of Waianae died in Puuwai O Makaha. He was born in Hilo. Private services.

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Patricia Ann Molale

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March 6, 2014
Patricia Ann Molale, 79, of Honolulu, a secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Salt Lake City. She is survived by husband Steven, sons Brett and Kevin, brothers Kenneth and Robert Smith, sister Marian Parry and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hawaii Kai Chapel, 219 Lunalilo Home Road. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Bernardino Obrero Paz

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Feb. 25, 2014
Bernardino Obrero Paz, 92, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, an Intercontinental Hotel dishwasher, died in Molokai Hospital. He was born in Bantag, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Larry, Nereo and Sylvestre; daughters Nillie Venenciano, Felicitas Golino and Beatriz Paz; 22 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Night wake: 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Church, Kihei, Maui. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Henry Kiani Perritt

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March 1, 2014
Henry Kiani Perritt, 97, of Honolulu, a stevedore, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Trina Lee, Aileen K. Perritt and Georgia Navarro; sister Abigale Naluai; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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JOAN B. SCHULTZ

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3-13 JOAN SCHULTZJOAN B. SCHULTZ Ended her nearly six year fight against breast cancer when she passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, Saint Francis Hospice, Manoa Cottages in Kaimuki. Joan was born in Buffalo, N.Y., the only child of Franklin and Albertine Baehre. She and her mother moved to Miami, where Joan graduated from Miami High School before enrolling at Bob Jones University, majoring in Radio Production and Elementary Education and graduating with a BA and MA. Joan met her husband, Paul O. Schultz at College and moved to Southern California where she worked for Young and Rubicam Advertising Agency. Joan and Paul moved to Honolulu in 1964, where she worked with Pan Am, first in reservations and then in sales administration for 26 years. She then worked the same length of time in administration at Reyn-Spooner, until the end of January 2014. A Celebration of her life will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Ko’olau, on Saturday morning, March 15, at 10 a.m. Charitable donations may be given to First Presbyterian Church Music Department in her honor. Punchbowl Cemetery services will be held Tuesday, March 18, at 11:30 a.m. Joan was an incredibly strong, capable and gracious woman who is so missed by her devoted husband and many friends.

Cipriano “Tony” A.P. Herrera, Sr.

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3-13  609002 Cipriano HerreraCIPRIANO A.P. HERRERA, SR. TONY It’s been a year, Dad. We miss you. We love you. You will always be remembered…

Hiyuki Takahashi

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Feb. 9, 2014
Hiyuki Takahashi, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired First Insurance Co. agent, died in Portland, Ore. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Jon M.; daughter Sharlene S. Fujisato; brothers Hatsuo, Tadahide and Teruaki; sister Shigeko Nakagawa; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kameko Tengan

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March 5, 2014
Kameko Tengan, 91, of Wailuku died in Wailuku. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by son Victor, daughters the Rev. Barbra Y. and June, and two grandchildren. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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EMMA CLARIN VENTURA

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3-13  EMMA VENTURAEMMA CLARIN VENTURA Age 54, of North Las Vegas, passed away February 8, 2014. Born March 13, 1959 in Macugay, Ballesteros, Cagayan, Philippines. Emma graduated from Leilehua High School and later Kapiolani community College to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. She is survived by mother, Estella; son, Michael (Danielle); daughter, Melodee (Jesse) Rincon; 5 grandchildren; brothers, Agripino (Kathleen), Eduardo, Andres (Beth), Nelson (Mary), Daniel (Lynn); sisters, Aurelia (Nemesio) Colcol, Myrna (Mariano, Sr.) Olivas, Teresita (Nicanor) Quebral, Remedios (Edward) Ventura. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (March 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (March 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Rose Marie Vincent

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Feb. 22, 2014
Rose Marie Vincent, 72, of Hilo died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Manuel Jr., daughter Tracy M.V. Santana and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jong Pal Wun

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March 11, 2014
Jong Pal Wun, 78, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Gyeong Buk, Korea. He is survived by wife Kil Ja; sons Shawn and Donald; daughters Ok Soo and Yang Suk Wun, Nam Sun Oh, and Amber Yoo; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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