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E. Jean Paterson

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 14, 2014
E. Jean Paterson, 98, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Paterson, N.J. She is survived by daughter Emeline Jeanne, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Alvin Jayme Cogo

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 13, 2014
Alvin Jayme Cogo, 41, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. He was born in Salinas, Calif. He is survived by parents Fermin and Aida, and brothers Henry, William and James. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Betty Sachiko Yanagida

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 12, 2014
Betty Sachiko Yanagida, 77, of Kailua, a retired secretary, died in Waipahu. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by brothers George and Mark, and sisters Jean Wagonseller and Elsie Knudsen. Private services.

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Carl Lanning

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 10, 2014
Carl “Carlito” Lanning, 80, of Kapaa, Kauai, a fisherman, died. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sister Carrie Carvalho and numerous other siblings. Private celebration of life.

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Roger Eugenio Quimoyog

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2014
Roger Eugenio Quimoyog, 41, of Honolulu, an Aqua Aloha Surf Hotel employee, died in Kailua. He was born in Espiritu, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Karen; daughters Viena A. Manuel and Nicole S. Quimoyog; parents Lorenzo and Virginia; brother Romeo; and sisters Marilyn Gacula, Luzviminda Vicente, Maritess Domingo and Jean Jucar. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Satsuki Funai

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 8, 2014
Satsuki Funai, 95, of Pahala, Hawaii, a cafeteria helper at Kau High and Pahala Elementary schools, died in a private care home in Pahala. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Roy, daughters Martha Hoki and Dora Min, brother Ralph N. Shino, 14 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Jean Yoshiko Yasuda

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 5, 2014
Jean Yoshiko Yasuda, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hartford Insurance kitchen helper, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne, sister Toshiko Kurozumi and a grandchild. Private services.

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Emily Tandal Lapa

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Emily Tandal Lapa, 89, of Waialua, a retiree from civil service at Schofield Barracks, died in Waialua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Barbara Penington, Pauline Lime, Angela L. Bugarin, Lucille Tashiro and May Lapa; brothers Andrew and Stanley Tandal; sister Flora Kelsey; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Serge Emilien Lucien Salles

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 8, 2014
Serge Emilien Lucien Salles, 58, of Maryland, a retired electrician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in France. He is survived by wife Louisa Peat O’Neil. Private services.

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Craig Louis Huff

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 21, 2014
Craig Louis Huff, 58, of Honolulu, a retired Navy senior chief and a specialist in the base communications office at Hewlett-Packard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by mother Jacqueline, sisters Christy Bublitz and Cathy Keller, and companion Irene Sekiya. Private services in Honolulu. Additional services to be held in Huntington Beach, Calif.

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Robert Isao Yokoyama

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 20, 2014
Robert Isao “Bob” Yokoyama, 87, of Kailua, a retired Hygrade Electric electrician, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeanette F.; sons Mark, Scott, Nelson and Bradley; sisters Emily Yamada, Doris Otake and Grace Furukawa; and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bruce Michael Mahoney

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 16, 2014
Bruce Michael “Doc” Mahoney, 62, of Ewa Beach, a Realtor at Veterans Realty and Century 21, and professor at Kapiolani Community College, Leeward Community College and Honolulu Community College, died in Waipahu. He was born in Little Falls, N.J. He is survived by son Brinton, daughters Samantha and Lindsey, sister Michelle Fissori and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Justin Michael Saragosa

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 10, 2014
Justin Michael Saragosa, 30, of Kapolei, a Healy Tibbitts Builders certified crane operator, will be remembered in services 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Justin Jr., father Gerald G. Sr., mother Robin Rodero, brothers Gerald and Jason, half sisters Christel Rosario and Leiahi Saunoa, and grandparent Ramon Rodero. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Monday. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 28 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services at noon. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Joseph Iaea

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Aug. 7, 2014
Joseph “Sonny” Iaea, 91, of Waipahu, a retired construction worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Christopher “Buster,” Harold, Ned “Neki” and Jonah, and sister Hedy Mae. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Shizue Yoshimura

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 25, 2014
Shizue Yoshimura, 84, of Wahiawa, an Abo Laundry retiree, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by son Wayne; daughters Sharon Yoshimura and Joy Miller; brothers Hiroshi, Kiyoshi and Sakae Takenaka; sisters Reiko Yanabu, Sachiko Beird and Hiroko Nakamura; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Sakiko Yamada Miyao

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 20, 2014
Sakiko Yamada Miyao, 95, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County Civil Service Department deputy director, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Glenn and Cris, hanai son John Leite Jr., seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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George Masakatsu Sawai

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Oct. 25, 2014
George Masakatsu Sawai, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired Title Guaranty chief financial officer and treasurer, and an Army veteran, died in North Richland Hills, Texas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances; sons Lance, Ross, Ryan and Kyle; daughters Linda Hirano and Julie Mosteller; brothers Kenneth, William and James; sister Margaret Mita; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Hanako Miyoshi Ishida

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 6, 2014
Hanako Miyoshi “Hana” Ishida, 89, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired baker from Kapaa High and Elementary School, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kapaa. She is survived by husband Clarence Sr., sons Clarence Jr. and Clyde, daughter Charlene Quinones, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Michael John Morris

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Dec. 16, 2014
Michael John Morris, 46, of Kihei, Maui, a Makena Beach and Golf Resort food and beverage manager, died. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Andrea G.; son Jonathan; daughters Samantha and Ashley; mother Teresa; brothers William, Patrick, Scott and Michael; and sisters Amber Peyton, Anne Moessner, Mary Jo Christenson and Teri Long. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kihei. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Charlotte Galaza Soto

Posted On December 19th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Charlotte Galaza Soto, 58, of Waianae, an employee at Tasty Freeze and Waianae Store, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers James Jr., Louis and Clyde Sr., and sister Jennie. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Donovan Kealohaokalani Keliiaa

Posted On December 18th, 2014 -

Dec. 4, 2014
Donovan Kealohaokalani Keliiaa, 33, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Bernadette “Bernie,” sister Dawn M., and grandparents Sam and Betty. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Episcopal Church, 45-435 Aumoku St., Kaneohe. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Autism Society of Hawaii. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Sophie K. Lee

Posted On December 18th, 2014 -

Dec. 13, 2014
Sophie K. Lee, 103, of Haiku, Maui, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Frank Jr. and Stanley; daughter Mary Moniz; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Frances Marian McClurkin

Posted On December 18th, 2014 -

Dec. 10, 2014
Frances Marian “Sam” McClurkin, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and clinical nurse, died. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by caregivers Phil and Michiko Smith. Committal services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Jessica Ava

Posted On December 18th, 2014 -

Dec. 3, 2014
Jessica Ava, 17, of Honolulu, a student, died at home. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by father Tutuila, mother Liz, stepfather Ace Seiuli, brothers Castle and Chad, and sister Vila. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire; please wear red and gold, the colors of her school, Roosevelt High School.

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Jonathan Renti Cruz

Posted On December 18th, 2014 -

Dec. 6, 2014
Jonathan Renti Cruz, 56, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Macy’s housekeeper supervisor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Noelle; daughters Jonelle, Marleah and Sharnelle; brother Prudencio Jr.; and sisters Jacqueline “Jackie” Duvauchelle, Darolyn Flores, Geneoeva “Genny” Renti Cruz and Cristita Alegria. Visitation: 9-11 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha, Kauai. Celebration of life to follow. Casual attire. No flowers or wreaths.

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Glenn Umekichi Beppu

Posted On December 18th, 2014 -

Dec. 10, 2014
Glenn Umekichi Beppu, 60, of Honolulu, a U.S. Postal Service supervisor and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by wife Jamie Napuunoa-Beppu, brothers Wayne and Wendall, and sister Dana Oandasan. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Additional services: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Elks Club Waikiki. Scattering of ashes to follow at sunset. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Justin Michael Saragosa

Posted On December 18th, 2014 -

Dec. 10, 2014
Justin Michael Saragosa, 30, of Kapolei, a Heally Tibbets Builder certified crane operator, will be remembered in services 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Justin Jr., father Gerald G., mother Robin Rodero, brothers Gerald Jr. and Jason, half sisters Christel Rosario and Leiahi Saunoa, and grandparent Ramon Rodero. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Monday. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 28 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services at noon. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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George Burns

Posted On December 18th, 2014 -

Dec. 5, 2014
George “Shorty” Burns, 79, of Waianae, a Marine Corps retiree, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Delores “Dee”; sons Carl, Harold and Eric; daughters Georetta Burns-Pua and Rhonda Burns; stepsons John Pierce and Michael O’Brien; brother Lyle “Boom”; sisters Roseline DeMello, Theresa Opunui, Julia Van Kuren, Catherine “Momi” Keomaka, Valerie Daoang and Leila Mamiya; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rene Michele Shindo

Posted On December 18th, 2014 -

Dec. 13, 2014
Rene Michele Shindo, 54, of Hilo, a student activities coordinator and former teacher at Hilo High School, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Howard, parents Walter and Frances Tanaka, and sister Kelly Kodani. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jenny Chin-Mullis

Posted On December 18th, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Jenny Chin-Mullis, 58, of Hilo, a retired financial planner, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by husband David Mullis, two brothers and three sisters. Celebration of life at noon Saturday at Kaumana Drive Baptist Church, 388 Kaumana St., Hilo. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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