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Edward Shigeo Suzui

Posted On January 26th, 2016 -

Jan. 19, 2016
Edward Shigeo Suzui, also known as Edward S. Suzui Jr., 67, of Wahiawa, a retired Cutter Ford sales manager, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dana A., three daughters, brother Steven and two grandchildren. Services pending.

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Patricio Butac Butac

Posted On January 26th, 2016 -

Dec. 29, 2015
Patricio Butac “Pat” Butac, 83, of Aiea, a retired landscaper, died in Aiea. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Zenaida; sons Raynaldo and Leimy Boy; daughters Delia Agngarayngay, Nemia Calvan and Sonia Butac; brother Domingo; sisters Mamerta B. Ibacara, Patrocinia B. Balanay and Presentacion B. Dalida; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 2 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Violet Chieko Tamura

Posted On January 26th, 2016 -

Dec. 25, 2015
Violet Chieko Tamura, 92, of Pearl City, a retired Lunalilo Elementary School cafeteria manager, died in Aiea. She was born in Kawailoa. She is survived by son Miles K. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 30 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Edward P. Eleola Sr.

Posted On January 26th, 2016 -

Jan. 7, 2016
Edward P. Eleola Sr., 81, of Ewa Beach, a retired yeoman storekeeper with the Merchant Marine and a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Trinidad “Trining”; son Edward Jr.; daughters Esther Marple, Lalyn Bixby and Elena Ferrera; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 30 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City.

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Matias Tumamao Tolentino

Posted On January 26th, 2016 -

Jan. 2, 2016
Matias Tumamao Tolentino, 95, of Keaau, Hawaii, a proprietor of a papaya farm on Hawaii island, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by daughters Tereza Agpawa and Anita Andres, sons Florencio and Paulino, sisters Eulogia Tolentino and Felicia Pinera, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Jan. 29 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 30 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Sheldon William Ganeau

Posted On January 26th, 2016 -

Jan. 7, 2016
Sheldon William Ganeau, 64, of Waianae died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dora L.; sons Sheldon W.K., Shane B.K., Shiloh R.K., Statlin J.K., Shoal G.K. and Stanlan T.K.; daughter Wewehi S.A.; sisters Amelia Meheula, Debbie Dudoit, Jamie Silva, Doreen Teixeira and Francine Gohier; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 30 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Helen Yuriko Tomita

Posted On January 26th, 2016 -

Jan. 5, 2016
Helen Yuriko Tomita, 84, of Honolulu, a retired office clerk for Hawaiian Telephone Co., GTE Hawaiian Tel and Verizon, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Eric, sister Nora Ideta and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Gary John Lee

Posted On January 26th, 2016 -

Dec. 2, 2015
Gary John Lee, 63, of Waianae, a retired program assistant of office automation for the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard document control office, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marion S. Imaoka, father Jerry M.H. and sisters Peggy and Susie. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 30 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Tomoko Tsuyemura

Posted On January 26th, 2016 -

Jan. 17, 2016
Tomoko Tsuyemura, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kahala Nui. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Jason and Dean, daughter Tina Shaw, sisters Mabel and Jackie Yamamoto, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Rudolpho Paclib

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 6, 2016
Rudolpho “Rudy” Paclib, 73, of Honolulu, a heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mililani; sons Randy, Alfred, Frankie, Lee-Randall, Ruby, Ruben, Ruland and Garrett Rink; daughters Melissa, Katherine, Alexandria, Lee-Remick, Lee-Renee and Kanani; stepchildren Stephanie Fukunaga and Kaonohi Borden; brothers Roger Paclib and Felix and Rico Ariola; 53 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 29 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Patricia Ann Rice

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 1, 2016
Patricia Ann Rice, 83, of Honolulu, a Social Security Administration retiree and former Blaisdell Center box office employee, died. She was born in Port Huron City, Mich. She is survived by sisters Marianne Stager and Gail Jewett. Services: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 29 at Elks Club, 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Be Thi Shimabukuro

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Dec. 23, 2015
Be Thi Shimabukuro, also known as “Betty” and “Van,” 68, of Waipahu, a restaurant manager, died. She was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She is survived by husband Allen M., son David W., daughter Lori L. Sugimoto, brother Thanh Nguyen, sister Trinh Nguyen and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Jan. 30 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mabel Silva

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 14, 2016
Mabel Silva, 77, of Hilo died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by caregiver Grace Andres. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 30 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hawi. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers and lei are welcome.

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James Kimo Cabebe

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 14, 2016
James Kimo Cabebe, 62, of Ewa Beach, a Board of Water Supply mason, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Lorraine; son Cazden; daughter Javene Cabebe-Galario; brothers Andrew, Loui and Clayton; sisters Shirley Diaz and Marline Kahanaoi; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 30 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary printed Saturday.

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Nieves Saupan Sol

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Dec. 26, 2015
Nieves Saupan Sol, 99, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Morena Saupan and Rose Sabangan, brother Pedro Saupan, sister Loreto Saupan, four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 28 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Carol Ann Chambers

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Dec. 24, 2015
Carol Ann Chambers, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center social worker and Rehab Hospital of Honolulu director of social services, died in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by husband Robert, daughters Remy Kitamori and Dr. Christina Chambers, brother Dennis Fulfer, sister Darlene Donat and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Jan. 30 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Lunalilo Home. Condolences: diamond headmortuary.net.

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Selasio N. Tevaga

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 10, 2016
Selasio N. Tevaga, 41, of Waipahu died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. He was born in Fagaalu, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Tara A.; stepson Raymond Tauala; brothers Sililo Nikolao and Viane and Michael Tevaga; sister Diana Nikolao; father Iulio N.; mother Tunumafono Nikolao; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 29 at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Ellen Cho

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 16, 2016
Ellen Cho, 78, of Keauhou Mauka, Hawaii, a waitress for King Kam, Ocean View and Royal Kona restaurants, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Hookena, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Stanford and Warren, daughter Valerie, brother Louis Alani, sister Lucy Oliveros, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Jan. 31 at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Captain Cook. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Lunch and fellowship to follow at Yano Hall. For more information, call 322-2986 or visit ballardfamily mortuaries.com. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Takeshi Uyesugi

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Dec. 31, 2015
Takeshi “Take” Uyesugi, 94, of Honolulu, a retired city hydrologic technician, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ronald Y., daughters Myrna T. and Susan S., and a grandchild. Private services.

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Martha Marie Cukrov

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 20, 2016
Martha Marie “Marti” Cukrov, 87, of Keaau, a retired export agent for Gordon Jensen Freight, died. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by companion Jack C. Adams, son Gregory, daughter Shelley Hecht, sister Lorraine, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. No services.

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Lillian Mitsue Yoshimoto

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 10, 2016
Lillian Mitsue Yoshimoto, 88, of Honolulu, a retired employee of the Sheraton Waikiki and Ocean Terrace hotels, died in Honolulu. She is born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Mark A. and Ken B.; daughters Karen Y. Langdon, Naomi Yoshimoto and Sharyn M. Asuao; brother Charles S. Yakabe; sisters Katherine K. Gima and Annette T. Yamada; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward, 4847 Kilauea Ave. Services: 6 p.m. Committal services: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 29 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Kurt Fonoimoana

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 19, 2016
Kurt Fonoimoana, 52, of Kahuku died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Landstuhl, Germany. He is survived by wife Lily; sons Sena, Loga and Chubby; daughter Marina; brothers Rodney, Kosena, Ferron and Wayne; sisters Lanae, Adeline and Luella; father Kosena; stepmother Kapua; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 29 at Laie North Stake Center, 55-630 Naniloa Loop. Services: noon. Burial to follow at Hauula Cemetery. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanalua mortuary.com.

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Barbara Napua Goo

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Dec. 26, 2015
Barbara Napua “Goo Goo” Goo, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Punahou School security guard, died. She was born in the territory of Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Jerome Werner and Norman and Melvin Goo; and sisters Ernestine Akeo and Levinia Woo. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 29 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 6 p.m. Private services to be held at a later date. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Miriam Yukiko Hamakawa

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Dec. 23, 2015
Miriam Yukiko Hamakawa, 83, of Hilo died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Masaru “Mamo”; son Glen; daughter Lisa Shaw; sisters Patricia Toyama, Lillian Oak and Victoria Abe; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Jan. 30 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Nelson Fumio Isono

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 9, 2016
Nelson Fumio Isono, 71, of Ewa Beach, a retired custodian, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Howard and sisters Audrey Isagawa and Myrna Colon. Private services. Donations suggested to Goodwill Industries.

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Debra Sachiko Kodama

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Dec. 27, 2015
Debra Sachiko Kodama, 56, of Kaneohe died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Chris, brother Richard Horiuchi and sisters Jeanne Masuda, Frances Okimoto, Fay Horiuchi-Shin and Lori Horiuchi-Race. No services.

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Ellen Jane Pualani Luecke

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Dec. 14, 2015
Ellen Jane Pualani Luecke, 79, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Glen and Robert, daughters Mary K. Luecke and Stella E. Gabriel, sisters Ellen L. Shaver and Lynette Hanus, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Valerie Tamaye Tanaka Manner

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Dec. 14, 2015
Valerie Tamaye Tanaka Manner, 93, of Pearl City, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harley, David and Marshall; daughter Christine; sister Myrna M. Takasaki; 10 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: diamond headmortuary.net.

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Peggy Kikue Ono

Posted On January 25th, 2016 -

Dec. 27, 2015
Peggy Kikue Ono, 94, of Pearl City, a retired Libby, McNeill & Libby shipping clerk and former sales associate at Goldmart and Irene’s Hawaiian Gifts, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Miles M., Cary G. and Mark T.; sister Dorothy Y. Shinbo; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 30 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Brenda Kazue Horie Cole

Posted On January 24th, 2016 -

Dec. 13, 2015
Brenda Kazue Horie Cole, 55, of Foothill Ranch, Calif., died in Lakewood, Calif. She is survived by husband Brian, son Michael, daughter Jaelynn Mayer, mother Deanne Horie, brothers Guy and Dean, and two grandchildren. Private service.

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