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Leandra Ramos Cabingabang

Posted On September 4th, 2015 -

Aug. 10, 2015
Leandra Ramos Cabingabang, 95, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ernesto, Gilbert, Rolando and Romy; daughters Neyda Cabingabang, Naty Jara, Lolinda Madigal, Rosita Fagaragan, Elizabeth Calaycay and Lety Lacar; 29 grandchildren; and 43 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Grace Katsuko Matsunaka

Posted On September 4th, 2015 -

Aug. 20, 2015
Grace Katsuko Matsunaka, 87, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government travel clerk at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Islands Hospice House. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. She is survived by husband Yoshimi, son Derek, daughter Colleen Tsuchida and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Florinda Betty Chaves

Posted On September 4th, 2015 -

Aug. 28, 2015
Florinda Betty Chaves, 85, of Hilo, a retired Hilo High School cafeteria baker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sister-in-law Henrietta P. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Norman Vincent McLafferty

Posted On September 4th, 2015 -

Aug. 7, 2015
Norman Vincent McLafferty, 95, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy chief petty officer and aviation storekeeper, died in Kaneohe. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by sons Patrick, Timothy and Daniel; daughters Norvana Miranda, Cindy Cobb-Adams, Maureen McLafferty and Kathy Ice; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Amy Kam Siu Ching

Posted On September 4th, 2015 -

Aug. 6, 2015
Amy Kam Siu Ching, 86, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kenneth, daughter Ardis Thompson, brother Lawrence Tom, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ralph Tadashi Minami

Posted On September 4th, 2015 -

Aug. 16, 2015
Ralph Tadashi Minami, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Sato and Associates Inc. draftsman and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dean T.; daughters Laureen T. Miyasato and Sharine H. Minami; brothers Harold, Herman, Raymond and Roy; sister Irene Kanda; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortaury. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Melanie Kekela Makua

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 20, 2015
Melanie Kekela Makua, 56, of Honolulu and Aurora, Colo., died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jevon T.K. Ruis, daughters Lovelin K.K. Chong and Ku’uipomakamae K.K. Scalf, parents Ronald and Mary Jane K.K., and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Concordia Abad Salvador

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 19, 2015
Concordia Abad Salvador, 102, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Norberto A.; daughters Felicidad S. Balatbat, Norma S. Reyes, Rosalina S. Andres, Pacita S. Ajon and Erlinda S. Isidro; 20 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in Tanong, Marikina City, Philippines. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rochelle Joyce Soikowski

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 24, 2015
Rochelle Joyce “Rocky” Soikowski, 58, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in the Bronx, N.Y. She is survived by son Joseph L., daughter Valerie A. Hanchey and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Remembrance: 6:30 p.m. Reception to follow until 8:30 p.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Donations suggested to rochellesoikowskisfuneral.mydagsite.com. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Patricia Ann Stonerock

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 18, 2015
Patricia Ann Stonerock, 63, of San Diego died in Honolulu. She was born in Cincinnati. She is survived by husband Edgar N., sons Billy J. Hoover and Jason Stonerock, parents Elfrida E. Gaan, brother Christopher Endaya, sisters Bea Endaya and Dee Roeder, and a grandchild. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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John Matthew Swatek

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 29, 2015
John Matthew Swatek, 57, of Hilo, an electrical engineer, died in Hospice of Hilo, Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Goldsborough, S.C. He is survived by former wife Kealoha Finneran, stepdaughter Lynda Estacio, brothers Robert and Michael, and sister Karen. Gathering: 2-4 p.m. Sunday at University of Hawaii- Hilo, Campus Center Room 301. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sachiyo Shimada Tsue

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 31, 2015
Sachiyo Shimada Tsue, 92, of Honolulu died in Kahului. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Burton and David, daughter Jeanne, sister Haruyo Yoshioka, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Eleanor Hanaye Uyeoka

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 21, 2015
Eleanor Hanaye Uyeoka, 92, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Gary T. “Toshi,” sons Alan T. and Rodney T., daughter Linda S. Hashiro and six grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Felicitas Domingo Aiu

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 21, 2015
Felicitas Domingo Aiu, 80, of Kaneohe, a housekeeping employee, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Anao, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by son Geno D., daughter Janet Coard, sisters Elisa Domingo and Florida Rivera, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Olivet Baptist Church, 1775 S. Beretania St. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Antone G. Bento

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 2, 2015
Antone G. Bento, 101, of Honolulu, a Hawaii County lead painter, an Army veteran who served with Company C, 298th Infantry Regiment, and recipient of the Good Conduct Medal and Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Gerald and Anthony G. Jr., daughters Geri Mehrtens and Antoinette Lovell, 17 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren. Private inurnment.

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Caridad Arafiles Cantorna

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 22, 2015
Caridad Arafiles Cantorna, 88, of Waipahu, a retired Holiday Inn Waikiki hotel maid, died in Waipahu. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Miguel, Arthur and Romeo; daughters Natividad “Nattie” Reb, Nelia Bolosan and Mildred Saramosing; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Samuel Oh Chang

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 24, 2015
Samuel Oh Chang, 58, of Kaneohe, a Hewlett Packard computer specialist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Annie K.Y. and brother Stanley O. Private services. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Genevieve Lehua Clubb

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 31, 2015
Genevieve Lehua Clubb, 78, of Kihei, Maui, a retired Maui Prince Hotel telephone operator, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Austin Lavoie; sons Carl Jellings, Stephen Clubb and Austin B. Lavoie; daughters Nani Kaina, Nalani Delima, Lena Sylva and Veronica Helm; brother Buffalo Keaulana; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Sunday at her residence, 3146 Mapu Place, Kihei. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lorraine Cuban

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 12, 2015
Lorraine Cuban, 68, of Ewa Beach, a Gomes bus driver, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clifton, brother Alfredo Abordo Jr. and sister Evyonne Abordo. Celebration of life: 2-5 p.m. Saturday at Waimanalo Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 41-970 Kakaina St. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robert Murray Cutts

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

July 2, 2015
Robert Murray Cutts, 94, of Kaneohe, an Internal Revenue Service district director, an Army veteran and recipient of the Silver Star and Purple Heart, died at home. He was born in Vallejo, Calif. He is survived by sons Robert M. Jr. and Stephen G., daughter Mary C. Adams, caregiver Puanani, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Burial in Washington, D.C. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice Hawaii, 24 Puiwa Road, Honolulu, HI 96817, or call 596-7816. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Lawrence Shoji Iyomasa

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 7, 2015
Lawrence Shoji Iyomasa, 88, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank trust officer and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Fujiko; son Aaron B.; daughters Marsha Ann Y. Iyomasa, Beth N. Wong and Lorna M. Muromoto; brothers Arthur N. and Frank T.; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Koon Yau Tsang Lee

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

Aug. 18, 2015
Koon Yau Tsang Lee, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Peter, Clayton, Vincent and John; daughters Grace and Christina Au; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Betty Yayoko Sato

Posted On September 2nd, 2015 -

July 27, 2015
Betty Yayoko Sato, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by a nephew, three nieces and caregiver Ofelia Simpliciano. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Rosaline Ualani Smith

Posted On September 2nd, 2015 -

July 8, 2015
Rosaline Ualani Smith, also known as “Pepea” and “Rose,” 77, of Waianae, a retired barber, died in Ewa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons George E. Jr. and Karl Kalilikane, daughters Sue Lun Chronister and Terri Barrera, brother Manuel Smith, sister Naomi Corjasso, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Barbara A. Suber

Posted On September 2nd, 2015 -

Aug. 22, 2015
Barbara A. Suber, 75, of Mililani died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Washington, D.C. She is survived by sons Michael, Preston, Bobby and Tupac; daughter Barbara; brother William A. Magruder; sisters Mary C. Magruder and Joan E. Ward-Peace; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Nancy Chieko Tokunaga

Posted On September 2nd, 2015 -

Aug. 14, 2015
Nancy Chieko Tokunaga, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Japan. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Aldo Ugo Trani

Posted On September 2nd, 2015 -

Aug. 8, 2015
Aldo Ugo Trani, 88, of Waianae, a retired Army staff sergeant major, died in Waianae. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Alice, daughter Elisa Candelario, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Talaitupu Aitu Wells

Posted On September 2nd, 2015 -

Aug. 16, 2015
Talaitupu Aitu “Suzie” Wells, 63, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by son Mark Aitu; daughters Ma’anaima Corpuz, Fina Hilongo and Annette Glover; sisters Ana Pita-Aitu and Annette Joseph-Aitu; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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George Sunao Yoshida

Posted On September 2nd, 2015 -

Aug. 18, 2015
George Sunao Yoshida, 70, of Honolulu, a retired paint estimator, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Leona, daughters Heather and Laura, brothers Roy Amano and Larry Yoshida, sister Lucille Mitsui and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No monetary offerings. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Betty M. Correa

Posted On September 2nd, 2015 -

Aug. 31, 2015
Betty M. Correa, 83, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired state Department of Education cafeteria worker, died in Hale Kapuna Heritage Home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by son Robin, daughter Teresa Christmas, brothers Ernest “Les” and August Ventura, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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