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Jose Balcita

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 21, 2014
Jose Balcita, 80, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran and a retired mason, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Manuel and Guadolphine Balcita, and Ernest, Nelson and Wallace Balignasay; and sisters Virginia Duris, Edwina Villeza, Thelma Tiejero and Aurora Nerney. Private cremation committal services.

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Douglas Dick Chin Leialoha Kunukau

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 6, 2014
Douglas Dick Chin Leialoha Kunukau, 75, of Mililani, owner of Doug’s Electrical Inc. and an Air Force veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marilyn; daughters Adrian Gardner and Andrea Kunukau; brothers Robert Jr. and Joseph Kunukau, and Francis Ganitano; and sister Glendetta “Glen” Forsythe. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Casual attire.

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Kam Sang Chan

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 17, 2014
Kam Sang Chan, 90, of Honolulu, retired owner of Chinese Dynasty Furnishings, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by sons David, Kong Hing, Collin K. and Victor; daughters Jenny Tsang, Winnie Chan and Amy Harada; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Quan Yuen Lum

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 17, 2014
Quan Yuen Lum, 95, of Kaimuki, a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marilyn H.Q., sons Nelson W.K. and Stanton W.S., daughter Valerie W.F. Simmons, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.come.

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Eleanor Chow

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 16, 2014
Eleanor “Granny” Chow, 91, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Jim, daughters Elaine Christian and Diane Chow, brother Thomas Rapoza, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Alfredo Saladino Pascual

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 21, 2014
Alfredo Saladino Pascual, 87, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Mandrake, James, Rizaldy, Sinbad and Gregory; daughters Lilian Garen, Catherine Guting and Marivic Puaa; brothers Alipio S. and Servando S.; 26 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Andrew Christopher deLaurier

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

Feb. 28, 2014
Andrew Christopher deLaurier, 69, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired physician, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was also a Marine Corps pilot who served in the Vietnam War as well as a Navy flight surgeon. He was born in Chelsea, Mass. He is survived by wife Sharon Hirako, sons Craig and Dr. Geoffrey, brothers Michael and Stephen, sister Jeanne and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Daniel Webster Pearl

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 9, 2014
Daniel Webster Pearl, 89, of Waianae, a maintenance retiree and a retired Air Force staff sergeant, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Frederick, Md. He is survived by wife June, son Colin, daughter Carolyn Nishida, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Eddie Ver Baniqued Fernandez

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 9, 2014
Eddie Ver Baniqued Fernandez, 25, of Honolulu, a clothing store sales associate, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by father Eddie C., mother Everlina, brother Eden J. and sister Rejina L.G. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

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Juanita Oralde Relacion

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 2, 2014
Juanita Oralde “Nita” Relacion, 88, of Lihue, a veteran of the Woman’s Army Volunteer Corps at Pearl Harbor, a retired waitress at Kauai Inn and Kauai Surf, and librarian at Immaculate Conception School, died at home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Eugene; daughters Joyce Cabalse, Roberta Gregoire, Janie Relacion Meyers and Valerie Relacion; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. April 5 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Incorrect information in an obituary published March 8.

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Gui Tang Gan

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 14, 2014
Gui Tang Gan, 63, of Honolulu, a farmer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Yao Lian, son Yan Ming, daughter Yin Ping Kam and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Manoa Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Julia Smith Chandler Sueoka

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 12, 2014
Julia Smith Chandler Sueoka, 97, of Kaneohe, a retired tax clerk at the state Department of Taxation in Lihue, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons William Ainsley Jr. and Samuel Smitty Chandler, sisters Alexandrine Kalama and Lydia Halia Smith, eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Yasuto Hamamoto

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
Yasuto “Harry” Hamamoto, 90, of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Marie; son Dennis; daughters Barbara Burnett, Kathleen Kikkawa, Phyllis Paris and Sandra Luckau; sisters Fujiko Oshita and Taeko Toki; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Helene Teruko Takamiya

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 12, 2014
Helene Teruko Takamiya, 93, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George, Ted, Donald and Paul; daughters Jane Matsumoto and June Nakasone; brother Kenneth Gushiken; sister Miyoko Matsushita; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Takeo Honda

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
Takeo Honda, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Aeronautical Radio Inc. shift supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons John Kazuo and William K. Honda, brothers Yoshimi and Akira, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. March 29 at the cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Edward Vargas

Posted On March 20th, 2014 -

March 16, 2014
Edward “Eddie” Vargas, 65, of Kapolei, a Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y. He is survived by wife Lana; daughters Lanita R.M. Vargas and Shannon N.M. Gates; brothers Jose, Noel, Samuel and Roberto; sisters Gladys, Maria, Milagros and Yvette; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Richard Yongduk Ahn

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
Richard Yongduk “Dickie” Ahn, 85, of Waianae, a United Airlines mechanic and an Air Force veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Victoria; sons Henry “Tookie,” Francis and Eric; daughter Darcel “Mowane” Parsons; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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John Francis Mitchell

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 1, 2014
John Francis Mitchell, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired Marine Corps colonel who served in World War II, died in the Community Living Center at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Veronica; son Robert M.; daughters Dallas Rohr, Olivia and Deanna Rezentes, Vee Medeiros, Kimberlyn Ah Hee and Chaminade Ornellas; sister Diane Taylor; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Committal services:10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Elizabeth Paiva Wong

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 10, 2014
Elizabeth Paiva Wong, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Stephen; daughter Robin Hall; brother Albert “Sonny” Paiva; sisters Minnie Reis, Lorraine Steinbacher, Josephine Andrade and Katherine Opunui; and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Mother Marianne Cope Chapel, St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii. Inurnment: 2 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Alfred Gene Cordeiro

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 9, 2014
Alfred Gene Cordeiro, 53, of Ewa Beach, a former General Growth Properties landscape manager at Ala Moana Center, died in Aiea. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sharen, mother Mae Jean and brother Eddie Gene. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Amy Fumie Mizukami

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Amy Fumie Mizukami, 90, of Wailuku, formerly of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Wailuku. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Mel, daughters Janice Tsukada and Karen Apana, sisters Kay Ishigami and Rose Furuya, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Dolores Edith De Lima

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2013
Dolores Edith De Lima, 80, of Honolulu, a secretary at St. John Episcopal School on Guam, Xerox Corp. in Guam and Foster Farms of California, died in Littleton, Colo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John P., daughter Cynthia L. Duncan, sister Cloe L. Eggersgluss and a grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Private scattering of ashes. Updated service information for an obituary published Sept. 7.

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Paul Yui Woon Ng

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
Paul Yui Woon Ng, 76, of Honolulu, a Hilton Hawaiian Village retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Shekkei, China. He is survived by wife Lai Siu; sons Patrick, Philip and Harry; brother Yui Sum; sisters Rosa Lee and Mo Kwan Ko; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Francis E. Fenlon Jr.

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 3, 2014
Francis E. Fenlon Jr., 70, of Aiea, a Honolulu Community College academic counselor, died in Aiea. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by son Frank C., brother Raymond and sister Lorinda Aitken. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Glen Kazuto Okamura

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Glen Kazuto Okamura, 87, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kiku, sons Gene and Jon, daughter Lori Gaynor and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Yasuko Fukuhara

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

Feb. 20, 2014
Yasuko Fukuhara, 98, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by brother Kenneth and sisters Elaine Sato and Mildred Okamura. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Robert L. Paaluhi Sr.

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 3, 2014
Robert L. “Bobby” Paaluhi Sr., 75, of Waianae, a musician for Kawai Cockett and the Lei Kukui Serenaders, retired Royal Contracting Inc. truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Deanna; sons Robert Jr., Weyten, Keith and Derek Sr.; daughters Laurene McFeeley and Willy Ann Paaluhi; 18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Charles Everett Gilpin

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 3, 2014
Charles Everett Gilpin, 89, of Waipahu, a Navy chief petty officer and a U.S. Postal Service retiree, died at home. He was born in Jefferson City, Mo. He is survived by son Brian; daughter Barbara Kaneshiro; brother Glenn; sisters Dee, Dorothy and Bonnie; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Silvino Calantoc Retondo

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

Feb. 22, 2014
Silvino Calantoc “Silvin” Retondo, 88, of Aiea, a Mililani Golf Course retiree, died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Eufrocina M. “Senang”; son Rolando; daughters Evelyn Gaspar, Philamer Ventura, Lydia Lagua and Myrna Agbayani; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. March 30 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 31 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Francisca B. Gonzales

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 13, 2014
Francisca B. Gonzales, 70, of Lanai City, a retired Dole Pineapple Co. machine operator and janitor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by companion Joe Gervacio; sons Dante, Andy, James and Quincy Pescado; daughters Marissa Maddela, Anna Cabanas and Marivic Tirona; 19 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Overnight vigil: 5:30 p.m. Friday at the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Hall, Lanai City. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kings Chapel. Burial to follow at Lanai Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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