Tsugio Yamasaki

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 17, 2014
Tsugio Yamasaki, 92, of Kahului, a machinist and Maui Surf Hotel engineering department retiree, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Akie, daughter Carol Reimann and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lewis Augustine Thomas

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Aug. 18, 2014
Lewis Augustine Thomas, 65, of Waialua, a civil service retiree and a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Denver. He is survived by mother Sarah Lee, a brother and three sisters. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at North Shore Christian Fellowship. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii.

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Lillian Masayo Tamashiro

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 9, 2014
Lillian Masayo Tamashiro, 94, of Honolulu, a Hilton Hawaiian Village retiree, died. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by daughter Irene Nitta, brother Robert Y. Oshiro, sisters Betty F. Toya and Rose Y. Yoshida, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Annalene Ku’uleionaona DeFries Spencer

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Sept. 27, 2014
Annalene Ku’uleionaona DeFries Spencer, 66, of Lihue, a retired Hanalei Public School meal clerk, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by sons Earl Jr. and Lanakila, daughter Sarahlene, brothers David “Boboy” and Roland “Kari” DeFries, sisters Kamala Mersberg and Edie DeFries, hanai brother Kea Kanealii, 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Kapaa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kilauea Koolau Cemetery.

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Cristobal Gonzales Rivo

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Cristobal Gonzales Rivo, 75, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Bonuan Boquig, Dagupan City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Honorata; sons Cristobal “Jojo” Jr. and Eduardo; daughters Maria L.R. Dela Cruz, Mercedita R. Keskinkilic, Dolores R. Guiao, and Criselda and Melquiadez Rivo; sister Cresencia Magsano; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Filomena Padron Ramelb

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Sept. 28, 2014
Filomena Padron “Mena” Ramelb, 78, of Waialua died in Wahiawa. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Andres; son Emmanuel “Manny”; daughters Elsa Cadiente and Ame Ramelb; brother Victorio Padron; sisters Maxima Honorato, Rufina Cadiente and Marissa Padron; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Agustin Patao Pelayo

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 11, 2014
Agustin Patao Pelayo, 81, of Kahului, a retiree from Maui Marriott Hotel in Lahaina, died at home. He was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Senecia C.; sons Florante and Rey; daughters Esmeralda, Marilou and Demi Pelayo, Irene Della, Gina Takushi, and Marvie Alibin; sister Catalina; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Wailuku. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Helen Kehaulani Pakani

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 12, 2014
Helen Kehaulani Pakani, 58, of Hilo, a Life Care Center of Hilo certified nursing assistant, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband William “Chunky” Jr.; sons Michael and Aaron; daughters Christine and Tonie Pakani, and Jamie Tells; and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life luncheon: 11 a.m. Saturday at Waiuli (Leleiwi Beach Park). Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jed Chisho Oyasato

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

May 17, 2014
Jed Chisho Oyasato, 51, of Florida, an oceaneering remotely operated vehicle technician, died in North Lauderdale, Fla. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by mother Kimiye; stepson Stephan King; stepdaughters Crystal, Amber and Heather King; sister Norine; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Delly Cuares Ogata

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Delly Cuares Ogata, 54, of Honolulu, an Okuhara Foods Inc. production employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Liloan, Leyte, Philippines. She is survived by son Raul C. Quilingking Jr., daughter Racquel Cuares, three brothers, two sisters and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Katsumi “Jane” Matsukawa

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Katsumi “Jane” Matsukawa, 97, of Honolulu, a retired state outreach worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Glenn, Edward and Michael; sister Kimiko Sugibayashi; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Church of the Crossroads. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers or monetary offerings. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Betty Ann Lopez

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Betty Ann Lopez, 86, of Pearl City, a retired salesclerk, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ronald M. Sr. and Reginald J. Sr.; brother John Santos; sisters Theresa Denis, Dorothy Souza and Juanita Correia; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Services: 10:50 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Harry Vincent Gaynor Jr.

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 3, 2014
Harry Vincent Gaynor Jr., 84, of Honolulu, a retired Navy senior chief and federal government systems analyst, died in Kailua. He was born in Ramsey, N.J. He is survived by sons Joseph and John, daughter Vicki, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Albert Gaddis

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 5, 2014
Albert “Larry” Gaddis, 67, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education administrator, died at home. He was born in Springfield, Mass. He is survived by wife Mimi B., son Beau, daughter Summer, sister Nancy Johnson and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to charity. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Catherine G. Dyer

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 17, 2014
Catherine G. Dyer, 92, of Joliet, Ill., died in Joliet. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by sons Stephen, of Honolulu, and Michael; daughters Kathleen Baker and Sheila Dyer; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services to be held in Joliet.

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Myrtle B.H. Choy

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Sept. 27, 2014
Myrtle B.H. Choy, 84, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edmond, son Robert, daughter June Kasashima, brother Tuck Hong Young, sister Henrietta Kauleinamoku and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Louis K. Balasanos

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Louis K. Balasanos, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Army platoon sergeant, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Brenda Evans, sister Rose Garcia and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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NONOHILANI KAUAHIKAUA LOPES

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -
NONOHILANI KAUAHIKAUA LOPES Age 79, of Laupahoehoe, HI, passed away October 17, 2014 in Laupahoehoe. Born January 25, 1935 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by sons, Javan Kauahikaua, Kennard Hicks; daughters, Marianette "Girlie" Kauahikaua, Mary Speed, Lalita Simple, Noreen "Rena" Kauahikaua, Tricia Rosa, Trinda Freitas; brother, Kapelieli "Kapa" Kauahikaua; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:15 a.m. Friday (Oct 24) at the Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Funeral Service 9:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

CHARLES MICHITO NAKAMURA, SR.

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -
CHARLES MICHITO NAKAMURA, SR. Age 95, of Waialua, HI, passed away September 27, 2014 in Honolulu. Born July 6, 1919 in Waialua, HI. Supervisor, Waialua Sugar Company & member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 522nd Field Artillery Battalion Company B. He is survived by sons, Charles M. (Carol) Nakamura, Jr., John (Lori) Nakamura; daughters, Kathy (Morton) Migita, Margaret Nakamura, Ann (Ted) Endo; brother, Rev. Paul T. (Kiku) Nakamura; 6 grandchildren; 3 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Monday (Oct. 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

DAMASO LADON OBENARIO

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -
DAMASO LADON OBENARIO Age 101, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away September 21, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born December 10, 1912 in Balawang Panique, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Librada Estrella Baxa Obenario; son, Danny (Susan) Obenario; 3 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Oct 26) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Family Service 6:00 p.m., Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m Monday (Oct 27) at Immaculate Conception Church (92-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa Beach); Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

CAMILO “CAMING” DELOS SANTOS MEMBRERE

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -
CAMILO CAMING DELOS SANTOS MEMBRERE Age 86, of Honolulu, passed away September 30, 2014 in Honolulu. Born July 18, 1928 in San Juan, San Manuel Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from Hawaiian Tuna Packers He is survived by wife, Celestina B. Membrere; sons, Benjamin (Marivic) Membrere, Ismael (Nelly) Membrere, Sr.; daughters, Tessie (Alfredo) Francisco, Marcela (Ernest) Sebastian, Juanita Membrere, Mila (Gerry) Cadiente; 21 grandchildren; 31 great�grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday 10/27 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Tuesday 10/28 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St., Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:00 noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

BERNARD “BERNIE” FABRAO

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -
$nameBERNARD BERNIE FABRAO Age 92, of San Francisco, passed away October 11, 2014 in San Francisco. Born September 18, 1922 in Batanes, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Concepcion "Conchita" Fabrao; daughter, Rose Bernadette (John) Mugnani; brother, Dionicio "Duni" Fabrao; sister, Carmen "Carol-Maming" (Eddie) Fabrao- Balasbas. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 23) Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel, Funeral Service at 6:00 p.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. Friday (Oct. 24) Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

JAMES YOSHINORI KAMEHIRO

Published On October 22nd, 2014 -
$nameJAMES YOSHINORI KAMEHIRO Age 84, of Honolulu, passed away on October 8, 2014. Born in Kilauea, Kauai, he was a retired U.S. Customs Supervisor; and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War. Preceded in death by his wife, Natsuko and brother, Stanley (Betsy), he is survived by his son, Neil (Tiana) Kamehiro; daughters, Cathy Ann (Michael) Takamura and Tracey (Keoni Lindsey) Kamehiro; four grandchildren; brother, Norman (Lauretta) Kamehiro and sister, Edith (Taichi) Hashizume. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6:00 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

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