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Nancy Hideko Yamada

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 9, 2014
Nancy Hideko Yamada, 75, of Honolulu, a lab technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Keith Y. Yamada and Scott Fong, daughters Gayle E. Suzuki and Debbie T. Yamada, brother George Kitahara, sister Florence Shibuya, companion Harry Tanabe and four grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sandra Lee Wilson

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Sandra Lee Wilson, 60, of Hilo, a nurse’s aide at Life Care Center of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Keaukaha, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Nathan Jr.; sons Jared “Kamalani,” Nathan and Caleb; sisters Betsy, Jocelyn and Brenda Nabarro; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday at Puhi Bay. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Nathan Wilson Jr., 286 King Ave., Hilo, HI 96720; or gofundme.com/SandraWilson.

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Katherine Wallner

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Katherine “Kay” Wallner, 91, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a secretary for Hawaii Community College Elder Hostel, First Wisconsin Bank teller and a eucharistic minister for Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church, died in a private care home. She was born in Milwaukee. She is survived by daughter Patricia Woerishofer, son Thomas, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Seihan Tsuha

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Seihan Tsuha, 93, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. truck driver, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Myron and Tracy, daughter Gail Tsuha-Maesato, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 3 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lawrence Su’a

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 8, 2014
Lawrence “Larry Boy” Su’a, also known as Larry Heresa, 37, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Shawna L. Correa, sons Izeick Su’a-Coloma and Izaiah Su’a, parents Solomon and Yolanda, brother Theodore Heresa, sisters Theresa Heresa-Hunkin and Melanie Su’a, and grandmother Caroline Alcantra. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Celina Tio Sinclair

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Celina Tio Sinclair, 89, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Evelyn, Katherine Lark, Mary and Lucy; son Michael Lowry; sister Teresita Andres; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral.

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Edward Theodore Silva Sr.

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Edward Theodore Silva Sr., 91, of Honolulu, an aircraft mechanic supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hilda M.; sons Edward T. Jr., Alvin P. and Larry C.; daughter Lorna J. Silva; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kaimuki. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities of Hawaii. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Toshiyuki Sato

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 9, 2014
Toshiyuki “Toshi” Sato, 83, of Pearl City, a retired Sheraton Waikiki accountant, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Ellen S., sons Jason T. and Scott K., sister Nobuko Kusatsu and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alexander Roth

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 2, 2014
Dr. Alexander Roth, 94, of Honolulu, a doctor and an Army veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Vienna. He is survived by son Richard M., daughter Dr. Nancy R. Waxman and six grandchildren. Services held. Donations suggested to KU Endowment, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 3012, Kansas City, KS 66106. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Julie May Rodrigues

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 17, 2014
Julie May Rodrigues, 60, of Honolulu, a preschool teacher at Seagull Early Education Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Shawn and Jason Perreira; daughters Jennifer Rodrigues and Krystal Arakawa; mother Ruby Rose Mohika; brother Benjamin Mohika; sisters Lucille and Rosemary Mohika, and Ruby Lynne Martin; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 2 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Justina Mendoza Pascua

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 24, 2014
Justina Mendoza Pascua, 87, of Honolulu, a Punahou School retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Juan C. Sr.; sons Ferdinand, Jimmy and Juan Jr.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Frank Gregory Oliveira

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 24, 2012
Frank Gregory Oliveira, 62, of Aiea, an Army lieutenant colonel who served in the Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf War, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vernette, daughters Katrina-Ann Oliveira and Joylynn Paman, stepson Ed Chu, brother Creighton, sisters Joanne Gabin and Charmaine Bissen, and five grandchildren. Services held Dec. 28, 2012.

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Nobu Okuhara

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 1, 2014
Nobu Okuhara, 95, of Honolulu, retired owner and president of Nobu Okuhara General Contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ronald; daughters Jo-Ann Yamasato, Marcia Oshiro and Joan Kurowski; brothers Fred M. and Raymond H. Okuhara; sister Janet A.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Violet Ok Choon Ogawa

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Violet Ok Choon Ogawa, 80, of Honolulu, a Controlpoint Surveying draftsperson, died at home. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by husband Raymond; son Kerry; daughter Lori O. Mentink; brothers Robert and Richard Ramos; sisters Ok Yern Kimoto, Mary Senaha, Elaine Ouchi and Linda Dusenberry; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Melva Shu En Chang McDonald

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Melva Shu En Chang McDonald, 60, of Sunnyvale, Calif., died in Mountain View, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stuart, mother Barbara, brother Roderick K.S. and sisters Valerie Tomita, Lorie Chang-Ito, Brenda Nagaoka, Stephanie Toyama and Nanette Tamura. Visitation and Taoist services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Martha Tina Galanos Maliszewskyj

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Martha Tina Galanos Maliszewskyj, 56, of Kailua, a dental hygienist, died in Kailua. She was born in Arlington, Va. She is survived by husband James, son Ernie, parents Thomas and Cleopatra Galanos, brother Ted Galanos and sister Joanna Galanos. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Haruo Kameoka

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Oct. 18, 2014
Dr. Haruo Kameoka, 92, of Honolulu, a dentist and an Army veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Esther T., daughter Colleen Kobayashi, sister Fumiko Morisato and two grandchildren. Private services held.

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Ernella Kui Farr Kam

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 14, 2014
Ernella Kui Farr Kam, 69, of Honolulu, a legal secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by hanai brother Taniela Fakatoka; hanai sisters Lovey Saludares, Lalueni Fakatoka and Dawn Sanders; and three hanai grandchildren. Services and inurnment held. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Lillian Satoyo Iwasa

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 2, 2014
Lillian Satoyo Iwasa, 93, of Honolulu, a retired F.W. Woolworth Co. cook, died in a private care home. She was born in Honolulu. No known survivors. Private services.

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Karen Toshie Ichioka

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 8, 2014
Karen Toshie Ichioka, 70, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Carrie Kiyabu, Sharri Achuara and Vickie Edu; sisters Jane Yamaguchi, Margie Oshiro and Audrey Gibo; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mildred Okumoto Higa

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 9, 2014
Mildred Okumoto “Millie” Higa, 78, of Pearl City, a teacher for Eleele and Waiau elementary schools, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Port Allen, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Stephanie F. Higa, Valerie M. Fernandez and Kathy M. Miller; sister Jean M. Kitsuki; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at the Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mililani Tech Park. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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David Berry

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
David Berry, 77, of Honolulu, a retiree of the hospitality and travel industries and a Navy veteran, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Toledo, Ohio. He is survived by wife Mary Ann, son James and sister Marilyn. Services pending for January. Donations suggested to the Rotary Foundation, 14280 Collections Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60693. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Octobiana Tampon Aledo

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 1, 2014
Octobiana Tampon “Nattie” Aledo, 72, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Keoni, David and Gabe Aledo, and Gary Carinio; daughters Nani Iremia, Teri Price, Bobbie Horne, Leilani Molifua, Jean Corpis, Maile Cummings, Jojo Lopes, Suzy and Chrissy Aledo, Maggie Turangan and Audrey Pierce; sisters Juliana Abila and Catherine Phelan; 52 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Oahu, 290 Sand Island Access Road. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Davelynn Haunani Abero

Posted On November 25th, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Davelynn Haunani “Honeygirl” Abero, 42, of Honolulu died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Randy “Butch”; sons Guy-Anson and Chaz Mendiola; daughters Siera Mendiola and Racquel and Randie Abero; mother Wilhelmina McBride; sisters Dorylei “Kahealani” Mendiola and Darnell “Kuuipo” Mendiola-Lobusta; grandmother Katherine K. Kelekolio; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Naoki Sakata

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 10, 2014
Dr. Naoki Sakata, 88, of Honolulu, a retired dentist in private practice and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ruth, sons David and Steven, daughter Jenny Teruya, sister Yoshiko Hamaguchi and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Helen Angeline Rodrigues

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 7, 2014
Helen Angeline Rodrigues, 87, of Hilo, a homemaker, Reuben’s Mexican Restaurant cook and Moana’s Lei Stand employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by son David Pacheco; daughters Davelyn Acasia, Doreen Shibuya and Chermaine Silva; sister Olivia Nisa; 21 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery.

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Billy Y. Nakagawa

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 28, 2014
Billy Y. Nakagawa, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Plantation field superintendent and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Doris, daughters Patti Miyamoto-Asato and Debra Apolo, brother Yoichi “Bob” Nakagawa, sister Alice Kikuyama and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Lynn Noriko Miyamoto

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 28, 2014
Lynn Noriko Miyamoto, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Dean S.; daughter Norine F. Young; brother Hideo Kawashima; sister Toshiye Yamaguchi; caregivers Michelle Young and Marissa and Anthony Mitani; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Harry Naoharu Matsuki

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Harry Naoharu Matsuki, 99, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and retired businessman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kona. He is survived by two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tadao Kimura

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
Tadao Kimura, 86, of Waipahu, a retired C&H Sugar Co. electrician and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services.

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