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Tsugio Yamasaki

Posted 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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Katsumi “Jane” Matsukawa

Posted 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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Delly Cuares Ogata

Posted 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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Jed Chisho Oyasato

Posted 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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Helen Kehaulani Pakani

Posted 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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Agustin Patao Pelayo

Posted 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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Louis K. Balasanos

Posted 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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Filomena Padron Ramelb

Posted 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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Myrtle B.H. Choy

Posted 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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Cristobal Gonzales Rivo

Posted 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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Catherine G. Dyer

Posted 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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Annalene Ku’uleionaona DeFries Spencer

Posted 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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Albert Gaddis

Posted 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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Lillian Masayo Tamashiro

Posted 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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Harry Vincent Gaynor Jr.

Posted 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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Lewis Augustine Thomas

Posted 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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Betty Ann Lopez

Posted 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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Jean Hideko Iwai

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 26, 2014
Jean Hideko Iwai, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Carol K. Masumoto, sister Mae Kunihisa and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Cynthia Emmaline Santana

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 16, 2014
Cynthia Emmaline “Cindy” Santana, 75, of Kahuku, Kau, Hawaii, a custodial supervisor — carpet crew for the state Department of Education, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Geri, brothers Darryl Sr. and Ronsten Andrade Sr., and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at the family residence. Call 315-5267 for more information. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Florence Anna Tokue Kunitomo Jacobson

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 15, 2014
Florence Anna Tokue Kunitomo Jacobson, 83, of Volcano, Hawaii, a music teacher, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Glenn, son Thorvald, hanai daughter Victoria Gardner and brother Kenji Kunitomo. Private services.

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Elsie Yoshiko Sato

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 2, 2014
Elsie Yoshiko Sato, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Trust secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael H. and Patrick E., four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Matthew Puna Kaahu Jr.

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 4, 2014
Matthew Puna Kaahu Jr., 52, of Waipahu died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kate; daughters Jaclyn Newcomb and Mailie, Katherine and Jennifer Kaahu; sons George Nakagawa and Matthew P. Kaahu III; sister Elizabeth “Girlie” Beverly; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Isabel Sulliban

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Isabel Sulliban, 82, of Missouri City, Texas, a housekeeper, died in Texas. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Benjamin Jr., Peter and Wilfred; daughters Sally Myers, Olivia Hegwine, Valerie Sulliban, Carolyn Flores and Sandra Kahalewai; brothers Fernando, Ceferino Jr., Johnny and Anthony Golis; sisters Sally Corrales, Christine Cabrera, Delphina Fuller, Josephine Sakamura and Carolyn Yanagi; 21 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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James Enos Kepoo

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 14, 2014
James Enos Kepoo, 51, of Kawaihae, Hawaii, a carpenter, stage lighting assistant, cook and an Army veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Kayla; brothers Billy, George, Stanford and Samuel Kepoo, and Wendell Hershmann; sister Corina; hanai sisters Rhonda Bell and Valerie Saffery-Samio; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at Kawaihae Canoe Club. Services: 3 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Loose flowers welcome. Call 989-5723 for information.

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Pearl Katherine Spalding Wong

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 17, 2014
Pearl Katherine Spalding Wong, 72, of Hilo, a family support services specialist at Hilo YWCA, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Scotty and Guy, daughter Karen, nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Malia Puka o Kalani Catholic Church. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Puhi Bay. Casual attire. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Atanacio Ancheta Acojido

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 15, 2014
Atanacio Ancheta “Jack” Acojido, 89, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired factory maintenance employee for Kau Sugar Plantation, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Julita B. and daughters Zaclyn Hook and Colbey Babas-Acojido. Private services.

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Camilla Pualokelani Hui Mahuna

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 12, 2014
Camilla Pualokelani Hui “Loke” Mahuna, 51, of Waimea, Hawaii, a professional lei maker and a retired hostess for Parker Ranch Broiler, died at home. She was born in Kawaihae, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Moani, sons Chad and Cody, hanai daughter Rebecca Kakalia, sisters Bernie Collo and Dorothy Souza, and brother Campbell Hui. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 22 at Spencer Beach Park pavilion. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 761 Kamuela, HI 96743. Call 885-5568 for information.

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Edwin Ho Zane

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

July 16, 2014
Edwin Ho Zane, also known as “Proc,” “Sonny” and “Uncle Sonny,” 97, of Aiea, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter at Aiea Fire Station No. 10, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Soonie L., sons Kevin C. and Russel W., and sister Ethel M. Wong. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Juanito Batugo Agnes

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Oct. 12, 2014
Juanito Batugo Agnes, 75, of Paombong, Bulacan, Philippines, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Esperanza; daughters Ma-Fe, Ma-Caridad and Ma-Concepcion; and sisters Juana Agnes and Frene Eugenio. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Services: 6 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Updated information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Masao Miyazaki

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 24, 2014
Masao Miyazaki, 91, of Mililani, an Army veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Bryan, daughter Susan Alvarico, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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