Archive for March 10th, 2015

Paul Angeloff

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March 5, 2015
Paul Angeloff, 73, of Kailua, a retired electrical contractor and an Air Force veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Harrisburg, Pa. He is survived by son Allen, daughter Ronda Willmot, brother Jim, sisters Donna Keifer and Dotty Heck, and four grandchildren. No services.

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Brenda May Araki

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March 1, 2015
Brenda May Araki, 62, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Medical Center housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Derrick, daughters Tracey Turnage and Amy Bullock, mother Janet Ayala, brother Larry Ayala, sisters Debra Lerma and Danette Ayala, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 17 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Colleen Teruko Kaneshige Choi

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Jan. 30, 2015
Colleen Teruko Kaneshige Choi, 59, of Waialua, a travel agent for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Char Tours & Services and Quality Travel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lester J., daughter Kristi, brothers Kenneth and Royle Kaneshige, and sisters Carol Kaneshige and Myra Lau. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Pepito Dicho

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Feb. 25, 2015
Pepito Dicho, 65, of Waimanalo, a grade setter and a Navy veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Mandaluyong, Philippines. He is survived by sisters Carmelita Balatico and Maria Pimenta, and brothers Ricardo, Carlito and Santos Dicho Jr., and Valentino Parada. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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ANITA CARAVALHO GARCIA

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ANITA CARAVALHO GARCIA Age 80, of Mililani, HI, passed away February 1, 2015 in Kaneohe, HI. Born September 26, 1934 in Honolulu, HI. A devoted Catholic who attended St. Theresa and St. Peter & Paul, Honolulu; St. Ann, Kaneohe; St. Anthony, Kailua; and St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, Mililani. She is survived by husband, Danny Q. Garcia; sons, Roy (Kelly) Anaya, Lando (Avis) Anaya, Danny P. (Moani) Garcia; daughter, Anna (Juan) Vega; brother, Ernest Caravalho; sisters, Margaret Martinez, Bennerita (Joe) Coltes; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Saturday (Mar. 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Frank Lawrence Moniz III

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March 7, 2015
Frank Lawrence “Frankie” Moniz III, 88, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired herbicide specialist for Mauna Lani Golf Course and a planter operator for Kohala Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Lawrence, Eliott and Patrick; daughter Fran­cine Higa; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Serv­ices: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bonibric Cabatic Jose

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Feb. 18, 2015
Bonibric Cabatic Jose, 48, of Honolulu died. He was born in Villaverde, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by parents Leopoldo T. and Erlinda, and sisters Cristy May and Arsenia Pau­lino. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation and services: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Fidela Mondala Jose

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Feb. 17, 2015
Fidela Mondala Jose, 89, of Pupukea, a retired Dole Cannery packer, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waipouli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Remegio Jr. and Guillermo Castro; daughters Frances Hisatake, Elaine Lau and Gloria Yoshikawa; brothers Stanley Viluan and Melvin Lalosin; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemo rialparkmortuary.com.

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Mamerto Baliguat Jr.

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Feb. 25, 2015
Mamerto “Mert” Baliguat Jr., 59, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by wife Danette; son Michael; daughters Christina Y. Moore, Roseanna M. Baliguat and Angela Y. Cabana; sister Nedrra Lanakila; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Takeo Kaneshina

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Feb. 14, 2015
Takeo Kaneshina, 85, of Pearl City, a retired state carpenter, died. He was born in Waihee, Maui. He is survived by wife Jane, son Kyle, brothers Asato and Roy, and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ethlyn Etsuko Kawamura

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Feb. 13, 2015
Ethlyn Etsuko Kawamura, 76, of Kailua, retired owner and operator of Ethlyn’s Hairstyles, died in Kai­lua. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by husband Thomas K.; son Derek; daughter Kym Rhodes; brothers Roy, Richard and Wayne Ogata; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Ruth Toshiko Koide

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Feb. 16, 2015
Ruth Toshiko Koide, 87, of Hono­­lulu, a Baba Kea Inc. patternmaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Russell M.; daughter Stacey M. Arakawa; brothers Ronald “Take,” Robert “Champ” and Kenneth “Chaz” Kimura; sisters Alice Yoshida and Doris Morikawa; and three grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary published Friday.

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Tusi Laufiso

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March 4, 2015
Tusi Laufiso, 86, of Waialua died in Wahiawa. She was born in Nafoalii, Samoa. She is survived by sons Atina, Faanu, Gaseata S., Usu Eric “Elika” and Atina “Leo” Jr.; daughters Lipena Laufiso, Pisila Sauvo and Laai Felix; sister Feiloaiga Tupuola; 32 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wai­alua. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Community Cemetery. Flowers welcome.

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Janet Kitsuki Martines

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Feb. 12, 2015
Janet Kitsuki Martines, 95, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael, John and Richard; brother Lawrence Kitsuki; sisters Doris Kanja and Shirley Ki­tsuki; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Suliana Penina Mataele

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March 5, 2015
Suliana Penina Mataele, 82, of Laie died at home. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by sons Soane Posoa, George Tonga, and Stanley and Herbert Mataele; daughters Paeaihevahamama’o Lauhingoa, Teisa P. Kava, Maile Finau, Annie Moimoi, Vahamamao Vete and Ruby Salt; 40 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku chapel. Services at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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George Saburo Matsumoto

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Feb. 22, 2015
George Saburo Matsumoto, 80, of Waipahu, a sous-chef for Hilton and Sheraton hotels and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Keokea, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Clarence and Arthur, and sisters Mabel Beck, Jeanette Eguchi and Violet Pollack. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Cas­ual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Takeshi Sako

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Feb. 12, 2015
Takeshi Sako, 88, of Hilo, formerly of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elaine, son Warren, daughter Wanda, brother Yoshio, sisters Kimiko Ige and Michiye Enomoto, and three grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Claudine Grugier Schoen

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March 2, 2015
Claudine Grugier Schoen, 86, of Kailua, a retired social worker, died. She was born in New York. She is survived by husband Edward “Bud”; daughters Leila Castle, Liane Soer, Lisa Wriston and Lynne Marr; brother Marc Grugier; sister Elina Grugier-Bell; and eight grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Charles K. Tanabe Sr.

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Feb. 21, 2015
Charles K. Ta­nabe Sr., 80, of Ewa Beach, an Air Force veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Janice M.; sons Charles K., Keith A. and Ty T.; daughter Liz M. Mundo; brother Jerome; sisters Elsie Horikawa and Jane Jones; and seven grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Hiroko Takai

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Feb. 4, 2015
Hiroko Takai, 95, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Amy Lee and Thelma Suzuki, sons Calvin and Mitchell, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Gilbert Masaaki Takara

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Jan. 24, 2015
Gilbert Masaaki Takara, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Fire Department captain and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ethel, sons Ryan and Shane, daughter Charlene Sloan, sister Madonna Skinner and five grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Rolando Cacha Tapiador

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Feb. 22, 2015
Rolando Cacha Tapiador, 63, of Waipahu, a Bravo Restaurant kitchen helper and a Leonard’s Bakery driver, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Urbiztondo, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Juanita; daughter Raquel Cabanting; sons Ramil and Reynante; brothers Federico Mondero and Roberto Tapiador; sisters Elsa Mondero, Lilia Manuel, Emy and Zenaida Caniedo and Evelyn Malicdem; nine grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Anuhea Raenani Thakhamhor

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Jan. 30, 2015
Anuhea Raenani Thakhamhor, infant daughter of Nahaku Ho and Danny Thakhamhor of Waipahu, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Kawena; grandparents Scott and Ranani Ho and David Thakham­hor; and great-grandparents Roger and Winona Ho, Leroy Akana and Robert Thakhamhor. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

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Shirley Ereo Uehara

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Feb. 4, 2015
Shirley Ereo Uehara, 91, of Waipahu and Honolulu, formerly of Canton Island and Wake Island, a homemaker, died in a private care home. She was born in South Hilo. She is survived by sons Gary, Wayne and Charles; daughters Pauline Oshiro and Loretta Uehara; brother Shizuo Takara; sister Dorothy Kokubun; and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Leonetta Eli Viloria

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Feb. 19, 2015
Leonetta Eli “Tita” Viloria, 72, of Wahiawa died inWahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Melvin R. “Boy”; daughter Alyce Mae P. “Doz”; brothers Harvey, John and Walter “Black Dust” Eli; and a grandchild. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to DSI Wahiawa Dialysis Clinic, 850 Kilani Ave., Wahiawa, HI 96786.

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Marlin Spike Werner

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Feb. 10, 2015
Dr. Marlin Spike Werner, 87, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired private-practice audiologist and consultant for hearing aid dispensers, private physicians and hospitals on Hawaii island, died at home. He was born in Portland, Maine. He is survived by son Leo Hart, daughters Marlene Kaim and Catherine Boder, and numerous grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Monday at Hilo Coast United Church of Christ, Honomu. Inurnment in Carlinville, Ill. Donations suggested to the Salvation Army Hilo branch.

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Lawrence Yatsuo Yanagi

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Feb. 18, 2015
Lawrence Yatsuo “Larry” Yanagi, 83, of Honolulu, a PBX repairman and an Air Force veteran, died in Hono­lulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Lily, daughters Lori Castaneda and Ginger Rami­rez, son Guy Lau, brother George, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. March 17 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Irene Yuriko Yatsushiro

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Jan. 30, 2015
Irene Yuriko “Yuri” Yatsushiro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Palolo Elementary School librarian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Mike, Dr. Guy and Dr. Jon; brothers James and Robert Yoshimori; sisters Jean Kuwada and Sylvia Kimura; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Clifford Yew Tann Yuen

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Feb. 25, 2015
Clifford Yew Tann Yuen, 67, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Ok Chin “Mimi” Kim, mother Gwendolyn H.L. and brothers Wayne and Ivan. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cas­ual attire. Flowers welcome.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran