Archive for March 26th, 2015

Joseph Martin Baclaan

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JOSEPH MARTIN BACLAAN Age 50, of Aiea, HI, passed away February 16, 2015 in Waipahu, HI. Born April 5, 1964 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by mother, Martha E. Baclaan; brother, Jeremy Nakahara; sisters, Leann Baclaan, Tammy Fujikawa, Lira Ikeda, Leia (Larry) Pascua; grandmother, Rose Baclaan; aunties and uncles. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Monday (Mar. 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Matea Barroga Balboa

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Feb. 17, 2015
Matea Barroga Balboa, 80, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Alpheo M.; daughters Evangeline E. Manuel, Glorifina E. Silvestre, Fatima E. Mamuad and Maricel B. Williams; sons Roosevelt B. and Nick B.; brothers Amado, Jaime, Sergio and Angel; sisters Nicolasa Salvador and Nemecia B. Bistayan; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Irvin Eugene Dili

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March 9, 2015
Irvin Eugene Dili, 67, of Wahiawa died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Irvin Jr. Boy and Shane, daughter UnityLee Meyers and brother Adelbert Bert. Call 256-6683 for celebration of life service information.

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Elena Ringor Domingo

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March 12, 2015
Elena Ringor Domingo, 57, of Kealia, Kauai, a housekeeper for the Kauai Beachboy Hotel, died. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Polly, son Ciso, daughter Eve, sister Emily Ramos, brother Eddie Ringor and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. April 17 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Bernardina “Dading” Castro Florendo

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BERNARDINA DADING CASTRO FLORENDO Age 89, of Kapolei, HI, passed away February 24, 2015 in Kapolei, HI. Born November 11, 1925 in Paratong Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son, Salvador (Warren) Florendo, Jr.; daughters, Gloria (Willie Ramelb) Florendo, Aida (Mario) Espiritu; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Mar. 31) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m., Wednesday (Apr. 1) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu). Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Robert M. Fujiwara

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March 22, 2015
Robert M. Fujiwara, 83, of Ewa Beach, a retired landscape architect and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Washington state. He is survived by wife Susan F. Raposa; sons Roger, Michael and Shawn; daughter Lisa Marie Ragan; and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to charity.

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Catherine Harriet Harast

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March 19, 2015
Catherine Harriet “Kay” Harast, 91, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired obstetrics ward clerk at Victory Memorial Hospital in Waukegan, Ill., and an office assistant for Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church, died at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by sons Kenneth Gogots and Frank Harast, daughters Janis Willis and Susan Kinzie, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Hilo Medical Center Foundation. Updated information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Joyce Mutsuko Ichimura

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Feb. 18, 2015
Joyce Mutsuko Ichimura, 76, of Kailua, a retired medical billing clerk for Chock Pang Clinic, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Robert K., sons Derek and Lance, sister Harriett S. Goya and two grandchildren. Private services.

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John Kakazu

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March 7, 2015
John Kakazu, 57, of Ewa Beach, a commercial and fleet executive for Tony Nissan and a retired Army National Guard captain, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Naha-shi, Okinawa, Japan. He is survived by wife Akemi C.; daughter Heather; brothers Noboru, Thomas, Mike and Robert; sister June; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Irwin Litronick

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March 12, 2015
Irwin Litronick, 84, of Haleiwa died. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by sons Steve and Mike Latronic, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. April 11 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Waimea Bay. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Victor Asuncion Maala

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March 16, 2015
Victor Asuncion Maala, 74, of Waipahu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Editha; sons Vladimir M., Victor M. Jr. and Marlaw M.; daughter Joy Y.; brother Delfin; sisters Teresa Orr and Lolita M. Eligio; and five grandchildren. Services in the Philippines.

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Rosa Lapena Manipon

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Feb. 24, 2015
Rosa Lapena “Pena” Manipon, 84, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Regent Hotel retiree, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Claro Jr. and sisters Cornelia Quismondo and Felisa Locquiao. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tranquelilno “Tanker” Miguel

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TRANQUELINO TANKER MIGUEL Age 83, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away February 28, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born November 3, 1931 in Wahiawa, HI. Retired Fire Captain from the Honolulu Fire Department. He is survived by son, Mark A. Miguel; daughter, Lisa A. Asato; sister, Simplicia Thomas; 5 grandchildren; companion, Ardyce F. Miguel. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Mar. 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m., Wednesday (Apr. 1) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lindsey Shea Smith

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March 19, 2015
Lindsey Shea Smith, 25, of Kapaa, Kauai, a personal trainer, died. She was born in Memphis, Tenn. She is survived by parents Billie Dias and David Smith; brother Logan; stepsisters Chanel and Ellen Dias; and stepbrother Masa Dias. Private services.

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Lamana Leasau Mua’e Sr.

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March 21, 2015
Lamana Leasau Mua’e Sr., 41, of Kaaawa, a Polynesian Cultural Center maintenance employee, died in Kahuku. He was born in Torrance, Calif. He is survived by daughter Tatyana; sons Lamana Jr., Jacob, Kalei and Rick; mother Yolanda A. Mua’e; sister Angelina Mua’e; and former wife Pepper Abbott. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 2 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie First Ward Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Suzuko Tamashiro

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March 16, 2015
Suzuko Tamashiro, 77, of Kailua-Kona, a co-owner of the former Tamashiro Trucking Inc., died at home. She was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George, daughter Jennifer Bushe, brother Yutaka Shimasaki, sister Ethel Awa and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Ethel Hisayo Umemoto

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Feb. 2, 2015
Ethel Hisayo Umemoto, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Glenn and Paul, brother Yoshito Kanemitsu and a grandchild. Private services.

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George Leaflet Keoki Watson

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March 14, 2015
George Leaflet Keoki Watson, 86, of Vancouver, Wash., a longshoreman and an Army veteran, died in Vancouver. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughter Shirleen Niewiroski, stepdaughter Mary Ellen Woodward, three grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services in Oregon.

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Shun Lee Yim

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March 15, 2015
Shun Lee Yim, 92, of Honolulu, a retired painter for Navy Public Works Center-Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gordon S.W., daughters Yvonne Y.W. Yuen and Charmain Y. Mayeda and four grandchildren. Visitation and Taoist services: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Margie Asako Yoneda

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Feb. 18, 2015
Margie Asako Yoneda, 83, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughter Merle Holck, brother Sadao Sera, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Clarence Kamaopio Young

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March 4, 2015
Clarence Kamaopio Young, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired heavy equipment operator for Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co., died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susanne; son Corey; daughters Clarene Bailey and Charlene Kracowiak; brothers Robert Young and Scott Cree-Young; sisters Mary Hillman, Lena Sato, Angeline Nakamoto and Margaret Nichol; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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