Feb. 24, 2014
Alice C. Cardoza, 95, of Wailuku, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kaupakalua, Maui. She is survived by son Joseph E., daughter Cordis Kelley, sister Margaret Duarte and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
March 3, 2014
Margaret Ka’upena Ortiz, 74, of Waianae, died in Waianae. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Earl Z.; sons Abraham S. Torres III, and Earl Z. Jr., Nowlien M. and John J. Ortiz; daughter Aileen Avilla; stepdaughter Earlinda Julian; brother Thomas Downey; sister Genevieve Tachera; 21 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Feb. 14, 2014
Jane Souza Wilkerson, 80, of Mililani, died in Mililani. She was born in Mokuleia. She is survived by husband Jerry; sons Bob and Jerry A.; daughters Kathleen McEnroe and Connie Wilkerson; brothers Henry, Walter and Albert Marks; sisters Agnes Noguchi and Irene Marks; 23 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Family services: 11:30 a.m. Prayer services at noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Feb. 22, 2014
Lan Hung Chan Wa, 93, of Honolulu, retired co-owner of Guaranteed Mutual Life Underwriters Inc., died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ivan B., daughter Valerie Danao, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.
Feb. 14, 2014
Esmenia Sumoba Paranada, 87, of Hilo, formerly of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Beach Hotel housekeeper and an adult residential care home operator in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Leandro “Lee,” Edgar and Emerson; brother Ruperto Sumoba; sister Helen Sapla; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
RICKY A KEAR 56 of Seattle, died in Park West Care. He was born in Aberdeen MD. He is survived by wife Kathy: son Ian. He grew up in Ewa Beach, Oahu and will have his ashes scatter out at sea there. Celebration of life to follow, for inquires email email@example.com
March 5, 2014
Elsie M. Coopman, 50, of Kapolei, a retired Air Force Reserve major and a manager with the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kevin, son Alec, brother Edmund Manzano Jr. and sisters Theresa and Cynthia Manzano. No services. No flowers. Email condolences to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 23, 2014
John Park Jr., 83, of Kaneohe, a retired architectural draftsman, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Naeko, daughters Naomi Tadani and Rachel Cannon, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Kaneohe Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 45-1009 Wailele Road. Services: 2:30 p.m. No flowers.
MERCEDES INDAY SCHMUCKER 92, of Honolulu, died peacefully at Nu’uanu Hale Nursing Home on November 21, 2013. She was born on February 5, 1921 in Kunia, Oahu. She is survived by her daughters Caroline Pollock and Martha Schmucker, 9 grandchildren and 9 great- grandchildren. Mercedes was preceded in death by her husband Samuel E. Schmucker and daughters Carrie Gouveia and Catherine Stoney. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30. Internment: 2:15 p.m.
March 5, 2014
Maria “Dolly” Evangelista, 76, of Kahului, a former Maui Memorial Medical Center housekeeping department employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughters Betty Jean Lewis and Maria Melendez; stepson Ferdinand; brother Miguel Robia; sisters Magdelina Pan, Patricia Rickard, Cecilia “Sally” Soliven and Jane “Jena” Ronquillo; half-brothers Panfilo and Frank Bascar; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Feb. 12, 2014
Johanna Roberts, 90, of Honolulu, a department store buyer, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. She was born in Germany. She is survived by son Craig. No services.
MARYANN MELEANA KAWAIULAILIAHIOKALANI SWITZER 92, of Keaau, passed away on Feb. 21, 2014 at home. Born April 15, 1921, in Honolulu, she was a homemaker and member of the “Paniolo O Pupukea” club on Oahu and “Ke Ola Pono No Na Kupuna” club in Hilo. “Celebration of Life” 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe, Oahu. Hawaiian/ Casual attire. Survived by son, E.L. Kanoa (Linda) Switzer of Hauula, Oahu; hanai son, LeRoy F.K. (Lody) Switzer of Hilo; daughters, Kathleen K. Dalida of Honolulu, Laura K. (Willie Sr.) Costa of Keaau, Maryann K. (Anthony Sr.) Costa of Las Vegas, Nev., Edith C.P. Brown of Waialua, Oahu; 14 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 19 great- great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.
Feb. 18, 2014
Fa’alavelave Ula Mamea Foumai, also known as John U. Foumai, 77, of Waipahu, a retired warehouse supervisor for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, died in Aiea. He was born in Fagasa, American Samoa. He is survived by sons David, Gary and Dwight; daughters Dorothy Wilson, Dora Pulusila and Edna Foumai; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lighthouse Outreach Center, 94-230 Leokane St., Waipahu. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Feb. 21, 2014
Ester Garcia Sakata, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Security Diamond Jewelers sales clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hong Kong. She is survived by brother Tony Garcia and sister Loretta Garcia. Private services.
EDWARD ED Y. OKI Age 86, of Aiea, HI, passed away January 24, 2014 in Aiea. Born July 20, 1927 in Honolulu, HI. Edward was a retired storage specialist with the U.S. Army. He is survived by son, Curtis (Sharon) Oki; granddaughter, Kristine Oki; grandson, Kendrick (Kristyn) Oki; 3 great-grand- children. Private Services were held.
Feb. 18, 2014
Peggy Masaye Nako “Mutt” Kaina, 79, of Wailuku, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kokomo, Maui. She is survived by son Steven; daughters Sharene Eldredge, and Staphanie and Shawna-Mae Kaina; brother Kenneth J. Nako; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Private burial. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Jan. 27, 2014
Harumi Sakoda, 86, of Kihei, Maui, a co-owner and operator of T&H Hobby Shop in Chicago, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Tom K.; sons Robin H., David I., Sidney T. and Daniel J.; daughter Dr. Naomi; and nine grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Casual aloha attire. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
NICASIA ACUPIDO SAGADRACA Age 91, of Waialua, passed away February 18, 2014 in Waipahu. Born April 14, 1922 in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Previously worked as a flower arranger, Honolulu. She is survived by sons, Filomeno (Lydia) Sagadraca, Larry (Betty) Sagadraca, Daniel (Ana) Sagadraca, Hernando (Naty) Sagadraca, Jose (Teresita) Sagadraca of Philippines, Inocencio (Terry) Sagadraca of Philippines; daughters, Gimena Donato of Philippines, Elvie Viernes of Philippines; numerous grandchildren, great-grand- children and great-great-grand- children. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday 3/14 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.
Feb. 6, 2014
Harry Burdett “Chuck” Kingery III, 60, of Ewa Beach, an American Piping & Boiler Co. employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Longview, Texas. He is survived by wife Stephanie, son Matthew, daughter Deanna Binz, parents Harry and Betty, sister Nancy Smith and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
March 4, 2014
Joan Baehre Schultz, 82, of Honolulu, a retired reservations and sales administrator for Pan American World Airways and a retired Reyn Spooner administrative assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y. She is survived by husband Paul O. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu, Kaneohe. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. March 18 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Donations suggested to the First Presbyterian Church Music Department.
Feb. 19, 2014
Fouvale Aetonu, 69, of Honolulu, a mechanic manager for KVZK TV Studio in American Samoa, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Seletuta; sons Silialaei V.A. Fairholt, Seumanutafa F.J. Aetonu, and Faumuina O.A., Setu T. and Robbie Lepou; daughters Michelle and Susana Lepou; nine brothers; seven sisters; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 1:30 p.m. Additional services will be held in Pago Pago.
MARY ANN DICKSON Mary Ann Dickson of Honolulu, age 82, went home to be with the Lord Jesus on 2/4/2014. Beloved wife and mother, retired real estate agent. Survived by husband Michael Dickson, daughter Laura Chinen, son in-law Derek Chinen, grand- children, DJ & Vanessa Chinen, Brittany Vanderhoof, 2 great grandchildren. Services on March 15, 2014, 10AM visitation, 11AM service, lunch to follow. Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary
March 3, 2014
Modesto “Mo” Labisores Jr., 72, of Volcano, Hawaii, an iron worker welder for Mutual Welding and Industrial Welding, Isemoto Contracting and Arakaki Mechanical, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Gina, son Owen, daughters Eula Caoagdan and Melissa Labisores, brothers Benjamin and Randal, sister Gloria Jean Thompson, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Feb. 21, 2014
Julayne Sharon Smythe, 80, of Haiku, Maui, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael and James; daughters Lehua Booth and Joelene Trenholm; brothers Lowell and Melvin Yoon; sisters Andrea Yupunco, Luella Henley and Stella Miyashiro; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Feb. 1, 2014
Marvin James Angelo, 74, of Waipahu, formerly of Hilo, a retired cook at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Barbara; daughters Sharlene Kamoku and Jamie Pola; brothers Joe and Gerry Arrojo, and Howard Angelo; sisters Irene Malendres and Elizabeth Alameda; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment at noon at the cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
BRANDON EDWARD KAINA LAU RODD 28, of Aiea, a beloved son, brother, nephew, cousin, friend and teammate, passed away on February 14, 2014 in Honolulu after suffering complications from a rare form of cancer. He is survived by his mother, Val; his sisters, Aimee and Nicol; his brother, Jared; his nephew, Kua; and his girlfriend, Mehana. His life will be celebrated during a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. on March 15, 2014 at the Waikiki Aquarium. Aloha attire. No flowers, please. Online: brodd62.com.
Feb. 25, 2014
Louis M. Lacio, 56, of Kihei, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by sons Chad and Maika; daughters Misty, Tiffany and Kristy; sisters Madonna Otsuka, Vanessa Brittain, Leonarda Norrie and Linda Kepa; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Feb. 20, 2014
Gladys Mitsue Tasaka, 104, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Gary, daughters Renee Tasaka and Dawnyn Kitazaki, brother Satoru Terada, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary gifts.
March 3, 2014
Isabelle M. Aotaki, 73, of Lahaina, a retired Longs Drugs cosmetician, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Harold H., daughters Yvette Awai-Pascual and Jamie Pa’a, stepmother Catalina Andrade, brother Stanley Andrade, sisters Lorraine Chee and Donna Martin, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
VIRGINIA GINNY BENNETTE STAHL 84, died on February 13, 2014 at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. She was born in Columbus, Mississippi. She was the loving wife of Capt. Doug Stahl. Ginny is survived by son Michael Roesen of Maryland; daughter Michele Roesen of North Carolina; one granddaughter; nine step- children, seven step-grand- children; and one step great grand-daughter. The Funeral Mass will be at St. Stephen Catholic Church on Thursday, March 13. Visitation begins at 12:00 noon, funeral Mass begins at 12:30 p.m. Inurnment begins at 2:00 p.m. in the National Cemetery of the Pacific.