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MCPO CHARLES WILLIAM HIGDON, USN (Ret) “Chuck”

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MCPO CHARLES WILLIAM HIGDON, USN (RET) CHUCK MCPO Charles "Chuck" William Higdon USN (Ret), passed on Saturday February 7, 2015. Survived by his loving wife, Faye [Okouchi]; children, Carla Okouchi (Cory), Damien Higdon (Annie), Danica King (Eric), and Nalani Staats (Sean); and 10 grandchildren Taylor, Caden, Madeline, Riley, Kiran, Kaleo, Nashira, Kiana, Naomi and Zorion. Funeral Service was held on Saturday, February 14 at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, 2001 Sherwood Hall Lane, Alexandria, VA 22306, 703-765-6118. Memorial contributions to the MVPC Capital Fund. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, 22 August 2015 at 10:30 AM at Mililani Presbyterian Church, 95-410 Kuahelani Ave Mililani, HI 96789-1421 1 (808) 623-6663 Casual attire. Interment at Arlington Cemetery with full honors at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, 23 December 2015. - Condolences: http://m.legacy.com/obituaries/washingtonpost/obituary.aspx?n=&pid=174123961&referrer=0&preview=True#sthash.lGqfM3Y3.dpuf

Helen Florence Acedillo

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Aug. 12, 2015
Helen Florence Acedillo, 79, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Manual; sons Carlos III and Richard Gonsalves, John L. Acedillo and Richard Evans; daughters Velita P. Gonsalves and Ramona D. Cruz; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen’s Church, 2747 Pali Highway. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Toribio Agmata Andres

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July 22, 2015
Toribio Agmata Andres, 72, of Hilo, a vegetable farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Felicidad “Fely,” stepsons Nelson and Froilan Gacusan Jr., stepdaughters Brenda Basque and Priscilla Gacusan, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua section. Casual attire.

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Yoshiko Arakaki

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July 27, 2015
Yoshiko Arakaki, 97, of Ewa, a pig farmer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Private services.

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DR. JORGE G. CAMARA

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Forever in our Hearts DR. JORGE G. CAMARA May 21, 1950 - August 28, 2013 Binky with family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Camara will gather to celebrate a Mass in his memory at Star of the Sea Church on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 5:30pm

VICTORIA “TOYANG” CARINO CASPILLO

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VICTORIA TOYANG CARINO CASPILLO Age 88, of Batac City, Philippines, passed away July 4, 2015 in Batac City, Philippines. Born April 8, 1927 in Batac City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A former resident of Ewa Beach who retired from the Del Monte Corporation. She is survived by sister, Antonia Carino; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; nephews & nieces. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Aug. 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:45 a.m., Wednesday (Aug. 19) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church (1403A California Ave., Wahiawa). Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Marjorie Lum Chinn

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July 31, 2015
Marjorie Lum Chinn, 94, of Portland, Ore., and Bremerton, Wash., a retired bookkeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Portland. She is survived by daughter Christina L. Ching and a granddaughter. Service held.

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Shigeko M. Chock

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SHIGEKO M. CHOCK 1923 - 2015 Shigeko M. Chock, of Honolulu, died July 31, 2015. She was born in 'Ele'ele, Kaua'i, and was a retired State of Hawai'i social worker. She is survived by husband Edward Y.T. Chock; sons Eric (Ghislaine) Chock and Jonathan (Elizabeth) Chock; daughters Teresa (Wayne) Ching, Jane (John) Houk, and Eugenie (Colin) Goo; 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; brother Fusao Miyashiro and sisters Yaeko Ono and Kazue Miyashiro. Private services.

Rose Marie Chow

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Aug. 6, 2015
Rose Marie Chow, 76, of Aiea, a retired bookkeeper, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alfred C.W.; daughters Fredlyn Chung, Krislyn Lavey and Cherilyn Hawthorn; brother George Padilla; sister Elsie Lee; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Josephine Ann Paglialungo Conklin

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Aug. 1, 2015
Josephine Ann Paglialungo Conklin, 88, also known as “Jippy” and “JoAnne Philomena,” of Honolulu, a Cadet Nurse Corps member and a retired registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in New Canaan, Conn. She is survived by husband Roy A. Sr., sister Reonilda Zandri, six children, 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Maximo Antonio Corpuz

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July 8, 2015
Maximo Antonio Corpuz, 79, of Waipahu, a Kunia Golf Course retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leticia S.; sons Adonis and Alden; daughter Leni S.; brothers Amante and Severo Corpuz and Andres Miguel; sister Candida; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Josephine Salvador Dela Cruz

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July 22, 2015
Josephine Salvador Dela Cruz, 81, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaii Dynasty Hotel housekeeper, died in Waipahu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Maximino, sons Marieto and Robert, daughters Evelyn and Evergin, sisters Eugenia and Encarnacion Ancheta, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary Thursday.

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Cathy Lyn Davis

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July 14, 2015
Cathy Lyn Davis, 49, of Waianae, a Hale Na Pono Center residential aide, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Keoki; sons Jonah Tenorio, Javen Joston, Jovaughn Peahi and Keoki Davis Jr.; daughers Jhaun ‘Tae Peahi and Jazzirae and Jayda Davis; brothers Michael and Randy Tenorio and Antonio Sablan; sisters Laura and Noni Tenorio, Cindy Debutiaco and Bobby Huntley; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Purple attire. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Tomiko H. Fujimoto

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Aug. 4, 2015
Tomiko H. Fujimoto, 98, of Kahului, a retired schoolteacher and an English teacher to Japanese speakers, died at home. She was born in Pauwela, Maui. She is survived by daughters Gail and April, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Peregrina Martina Subia Cantere Guillermo

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July 16, 2015
Peregrina Martina Subia Cantere Guillermo, also known as “Tina” and “Lagring,” 70, of Wahiawa, a Credit Bureau of the Pacific Inc. retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jerry, Darren, Hugo P. and Cary Cantere and Frank B., Buddy, Lambert, Franklin Jr., Terrence, Clarence, Prescott and Benjamin Guillermo; daughters Roxanne Rosa, Jimmy Cantere, and Marissa and Barbara Jean Guillermo; brothers John R., Irwin I. and Donald Subia; sisters Consuelo Quijano, Estrella DeCoito and Caroline Dupio; 29 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Committal service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Luz Valenzuela De Guzman

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July 16, 2015
Luz Valenzuela De Guzman, 79, of Ewa Beach died in Waipahu. She was born in Boac, Marinduque, Philippines. She is survived by sons Luisito and Bernardo Jr.; daughters Bernadette De Guzman and Belina Verano; sisters Zenaida R. Valenzuela, Eva V. Lobrin and Dolores V. Navarro; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Florence Shizuko Ha

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Aug. 5, 2015
Florence Shizuko Ha, 91, of Hilo, a banana farm worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard, Kenneth and Guy; daughter Leilani Vierra; brothers Robert and William Higa; sister Rose Higa; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Service: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marsha Reiko Higashi

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July 10, 2015
Marsha Reiko Higashi, 57, of Pearl City, an Accuity LLP financial analyst supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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KENNEITH F. (TREY) LACY III

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KENNEITH F. (TREY) LACY III June 15, 2015 Trey Lacy, 48, died as result of an accident at his home in Tacoma, WA. Born in Honolulu on January 18, 1967 to Kenneith (Ken) Lacy II and Elaine C. Lacy, Trey grew up in Honolulu, Barcelona, and Phoenix. Later he dedicated his life to the sea, living, working and making friends in harbors around the world including Honolulu, Monte Carlo, Nuevo Vallarta, Bahamas, Ft Lauderdale, San Diego, Acapulco, and Tacoma. Trey is survived by his parents, his sister Laura Iverson and his nieces Gabrielle and Hayley Mueller. He will be remembered in a service at Moanalua Bay on Saturday August 22, 2015 and his ashes will be scattered at China Walls. His friends and family will gather for the service near the halau of Hui Nalu at 3PM.

Elizabeth Jenkins

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Aug. 7, 2015
Elizabeth “Ibby” Jenkins, 72, of Waialua, a multimedia artist, died at home. She was born in New Haven, Conn. She is survived by husband Bruce; sons Jeff and Michael Pfeffer; daughter Sarah Masciangelo; father Thurston Twigg-Smith; brothers Thurston Jr. and William Twigg-Smith; sisters Margaret Fivash and Evelyn Twigg-Smith; and six grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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THOMAS EDWARD LAWRENCE, JR.

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$nameTHOMAS EDWARD LAWRENCE, JR. Thomas Edward Lawrence, Jr., 86, passed away peacefully at his home in Kailua, Hawaii on July 25, 2015. He and his wife, Alice (deceased) immensely enjoyed entertaining and welcoming all to their beautiful beachfront home. Their love and aloha will be missed. Born in Bronx, New York, he was the son of Thomas Edward Lawrence Sr. and Anna Heslin (both deceased). Tom was a USN veteran serving in Korea. He was employed with Grumman Aerospace (Northrop Grumman) for 48 years serving in Vietnam and numerous countries before settling in Hawaii in 1968. He retired in 2000. Tom was a founding member and director at the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor. He was also involved with many military affiliated organizations such as the Air Force Association, Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association, the Navy League of the United States, Military Officers Association of America and his personal favorite, the ROMEO Club. Tom will be remembered most for his sense of humor, his gift of gab and his dedication to all whom he loved. He is survived by his brothers Alan Lawrence and William Lotterhos of Long Island, NY, his sons Thomas Edward Lawrence III, Brian (Jennefer) Lawrence, Kevin Lawrence and daughter Kimberly (Brian) Baldus and grandchildren,Thomas Edward Lawrence IV, Kirianna, Brandon, Brandi, Brice, Caitlyn and Braeden. Tom (James Bond) and Alice (M2P2) will be reunited together at the National Cemetery of the Pacific, CT4Q, Row 100, Site 108 and in their beautiful Kailua Bay. A beach service will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2pm at the family beach home, 11 Pueohala Place in Kailua. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to either the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor or the American Cancer Society. Questions: tommytsurfs@gmail.com, kimbaldus@aol.com

WILLIAM AH MING AKI, JR.

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WILLIAM AH MING AKI, JR. Age 65, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away June 23, 2015 in Wahiawa, HI. Born July 22, 1949 in Honolulu, HI. He worked and retired from Aloha Steel Corp. after 45 years in the construction business. He is survived by daughters, Mulang, Ahlan, Leimomi; mother, Winona Aki; brother, Stanley (Lisa) Abrecht; sisters, Chevelle (Henry, Jr.) Ka'alekahi, Tanya Clifton; 1 granddaughter. Visitation 10:00 a.m., Wednesday (Aug. 19) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

David Mekelanaopuaonalani Kamalani

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Aug. 3, 2015
David Mekelanaopuaonalani Kamalani, also known as “The Sarge” and “Mac,” 89, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Honolulu Police Department solo bike sergeant and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son David K., daughters Alva K. Kamalani and Danielle L. Kamalani-Patoc, seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Service: 11 a.m. (also for his late wife Maude). Aloha attire. No flowers.

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John Keali’inohomoku

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July 28, 2015
John “Moku” Keali’inohomoku, 82, of Kahului, a retired Maui Electric Co. construction superintendent and a former Hawaiian Electric Co. lineman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Napo’opo’o, Hawai’i. He is survived by wife Roberta L.A.; sons John K. Jr., Jason P. and Robert H.; daughters Johnalynn H.K. Wichman and Robin L. Kerr; hanai daughter Dawn Meadows; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at Ballard Family Mortuary Chapel, Kahului. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Arthur Seinoshin Kurahara

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July 31, 2015
Arthur Seinoshin Kurahara, 94, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. maintenance supervisor and an Army veteran who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Amelia “Amy”, son Alan, daughters Adrienne Asato and Alison Ordonez, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Evelyn S. Kuroda

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June 24, 2015
Evelyn S. Kuroda, 76, of Aiea, a retired owner of Kuroda Radiator, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald Jr.; son Roy; daughter Caroline Murayama; brother George Toyota; sisters Gladys Toyota, Eleanor Graff, Harriet Oda and Deanna Galestian; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Masae Lee

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July 29, 2015
Masae “Mako” Lee, 85, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Gary, Randal and Charles Tanabe; daughters Sandra Nakagaki and Sally Yamaguchi; brother Masao Matsuda; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

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LYDIA SUSAN MCCOY

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$nameLYDIA SUSAN MCCOY OF WAIMEA HAWAII PASSED AWAY ON JUNE 2ND, 2015. SHE WAS BORN IN SANTA MONICA CALIFORNIA, AND MOVED TO HAWAII IN 1969. LYDIA MANAGED THE DOWN- TOWN COPY SERVICE, JAG JEANS, AND WORKED AT REYN'S MENS WEAR, AND THE HONOLULU ACADEMY OF ARTS. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN WAIMEA, AND WAS AN ACTIVE VOLUNTEER AT THE ST. JAMES THRIFT SHOP. LYDIA IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND DAVID H. MCCOY OF WAIMEA, HER SON DAVID H. MCCOY JR. ALSO OF WAIMEA, AND HER DAUGHTER MACKENZIE M. MCCOY OF SAN FRANCISCO. SHE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY HER SISTER OLGA AWANA OF SEQUIM WASHINGTON, AND HER MOTHER MARGARET C. MYERS OF WEST HILLS CALIFORNIA. LYDIA WAS AN OUTGOING PERSON WHO LOVED PEOPLE AND COULD RECITE THE NAMES AND AGES OF CHILDREN OF WAITERS, FRIENDS, AND JUST ABOUT EVERYONE SHE MET. SHE WAS ALSO DEVOTED TO HER FAMILY BOTH IMMEDIATE AND EXTENDED. SHE REGULARLY CORRESPONDED WITH COUSINS, AUNTS , AND A WIDE VARIETY OF FRIENDS. LYDIA WAS ALSO A VERY STRONG SUPPORTER OF THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS. SHE KNEW EACH PLAYERS NAME AND ALL THEIR PERFORMANCE STATISTICS. SHE WATCHED OVER ONE HUNDRED GAMES A YEAR, AND BASKED IN THEIR SUCCESS. ALL THOSE WHO KNEW HER WILL MISS HER FRIENDLYNESS, HER UPBEAT PERSONALITY, AND HER LOVE OF LIFE.

Masako Okada

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July 27, 2015
Masako Okada, 87, of Kahului, a secretary for the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Wayne and Brian; daughters Lynette Yamamoto and Valerie Okada; brother Mareo Kitagawa; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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THELDA TAKEKO OKUMA

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THELDA TAKEKO OKUMA Aged 76, of Honolulu, a retired State of Hawaii Department of Human Services, Head Administrative Secretary, passed away at Kuakini Geriatric Care, Inc. She was born September 9, 1938 in Honolulu. pre-deceased by her husband, Edward R. Okuma Survived by son, Jon (Agnes) Okuma; daughter, Jennifer (Dave) Watanabe; 4 grandchildren, Christopher, Alexandrea, Kailani and Weston; pre-deceased by daughter, Julie Okuma; son-in-law, Mike Large; sister, Kathleen (Glenn) Hinazumi. The family requests that casual attire be worn and flowers be omitted. Visitation will be from 5 6:00 P.m. Saturday August 22, 2015 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, East Chapel. Service begins at 6:00 P.M.pre-deceased by her husband, Edward R. Okuma

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