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Caroline Gloria Rapozo Fichera

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Aug. 22, 2014
Caroline Gloria Rapozo Fichera, 85, of Honokaa, Hawaii, formerly of Reno, Nev., an employee of Trader Dick’s, Orozko Restaurants and John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Reno, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. No services.

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Magdalena Long-gat Ramos

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Aug. 3, 2014
Magdalena Long-gat “Daling” Ramos, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery pineapple trimmer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Federico G.; daughters Maria Dolores L. Ramos, Teresita “Delia” Eder, Nenita R. “Nita” Ponce and Remedios “Remy” Tumamao; sons Hermogenes L., Rosalino L. and Enrique L. “Samuel”; sister Gabriela Sambajon; 20 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 6 at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Norio Funamoto

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Aug. 8, 2014
Norio “Johnny” Funamoto, 92, of Honolulu, a retired K. Nakano contractor carpenter, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by daughter Jennifer Kuniyoshi, sister Tsuruko, caregiver and son-in-law Eric Kuniyoshi, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Edna Vios Ronquillo

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July 26, 2014
Edna Vios Ronquillo, 60, of Waipahu, died in Waipahu. She was born in Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte, Philippines. She is survived husband Leo T.; sons Steven V. and Stanley V.; daughter Sharon Ramos; brothers Nicolas R., Nimrod R., Marcelo R. Jr., Noeh R. and Nelson R. Vios; sisters Celedonia V. Rojas, Ester V. Klingele, Ruth V. Enanoria and Sarah Adriatico; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Black and white attire.

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Josephine Ramil Guerpo

Posted On August 29th, 2014 -

Aug. 17, 2014
Josephine Ramil Guerpo, 72, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a community service program assistant for the Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Elderly Activities Division, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Gerona, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by husband Florencio B.; sons John R. and Ken R. Guerpo; brothers Augusto, Aurino and Domingo Ramil; and sisters Sabina Palermo, Anita Soares and Mimi Villarin. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sunday at Honokaa Seventh-day Adventist Adventist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Josefina I. Salvador

Posted On August 29th, 2014 -

July 28, 2014
Josefina I. Salvador, also known as “Josie” and “Siping,” 69, of Waipahu, a retired Wahiawa General Hospital ward clerk, died in Wailuku. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Jose; son Jason L.; daughters Marisa Ann Salvador-Atabay and Ashley E. Kedro; brothers Teodorico, Artemio and Alfredo Acpal; sisters Carolina Tacotaco and Carmelita Hipshire; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, Waipio. Family program: 9 a.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Yolanda Leinaala Kaleohano

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July 25, 2014
Yolanda Leinaala “Koko” Kaleohano, 58, of Hookena, Hawaii, a housekeeper for Uncle Billy’s Hotel in Kailua-Kona, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard Sr.; sons Kevin Agliam and Francis and Frank Silva; brothers Greg, Darrell, Royden and Terrance Agliam, and Ronald Nahakuelua; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at the family residence, Kealia Beach. Casual attire.

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Elsie C. Tario

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Aug. 21, 2014
Elsie C. Tario, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Benjamin Sr.; sons Benjamin Jr., Dennis, Jeffrey and Ronald; brother Eugene Cypriano; sisters Minerva Vivieros, Geraldine Brilhante and Katherine Gomes; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Burial: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Restituto Camero Baptista Sr.

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July 31, 2014
Restituto Camero “Resting” Baptista Sr., 85, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Catalina B.; son Restituto “Resty” Jr.; daughters Marcela B. “Janet” Guzman, Severina B. “Donna” Banez, Paulina B. “Baby” Carino and Cecilia B. Wicks; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Sadako Kodani

Posted On August 29th, 2014 -

Aug. 16, 2014
Sadako Kodani, 88, of Hilo, retired co-proprietor of Kodani Florist, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Katherine Webster and Cheryl Torricer; sons Richard and Leslie; sisters Fukuyo Yamada, Yoshiko “Bey” Nabara and Marion Lovings; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Jeanne Marie Torricer

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Aug. 25, 2014
Jeanne Marie Torricer, 55, of Honolulu, a bookkeeper for the state Department of Health Women, Infants and Children program, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Elkhart, Kan. She is survived by daughters Dana D. Cooper, Amber J. Paterson and Jolene K. Townsend; father Dr. Alexander T. Suenaga; brother Patrick Suenaga; sisters Suzanne, Mary and Catherine Suenaga, and Anne Fraser; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gloria Cabanilla Caberto

Posted On August 29th, 2014 -

Aug. 3, 2014
Gloria Cabanilla Caberto, 84, of Honolulu, a retired environmental services housekeeper at St. Francis Medical Center West and a retired Hale Koa Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Helen V. Soriano and Josephine C. Velasco-Medeiros, son Vicente C. Velasco, sister Alejandra C. Cabico, seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 6 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Goto Kosasa

Posted On August 29th, 2014 -

July 5, 2014
Mary Goto Kosasa, 90, of Honolulu, a travel agent, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Isaac; daughters Dr. Karen and Dr. Eiko; brothers John, Samuel and James; sister Esther; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Hetty La Ruth Wood

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July 16, 2014
Hetty La Ruth Wood, 78, of Kailua died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by son Brian E., daughters Gayle I. Johnson and Karen K. Campbell, brothers Robert P. Lewis and Richard M. Sanderson, sister Anetia J. Lewis, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Michael Jim Chevalier

Posted On August 29th, 2014 -

Aug. 12, 2014
Michael Jim Chevalier, 58, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Lani Freeman-Chevalier, son Micah, father Ronald C., brothers David and Donald, and sisters Barbara Plunkett and Arlene Silvia. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Sept. 6 at Magic Island. Surfers and paddlers welcome to bring boards and participate.

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Helen Y. Lizama

Posted On August 29th, 2014 -

Aug. 24, 2014
Helen Y. “Hatsume” Lizama, 96, of Kapaa, Kauai, an office manager for the Kauai County prosecutors office, died. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by daughters June Layosa and Gail Smith, sons John and Alan, brothers Noboru and Susumu Yamane, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kapaa ward. Services: 10 a.m. Private burial.

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Mary N. Yoshinaga

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Aug. 8, 2014
Mary N. Yoshinaga, 83, of Aiea died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Maunaloa, Molokai. She is survived by son Clarke; sisters Chiye Okura, Yae Miyachi, Hazel Nishimoto and May Ukishima; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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George Robert Ching

Posted On August 29th, 2014 -

Aug. 11, 2014
George Robert Ching, 74, of Mililani, a Better Brands Co. liquor salesman, Waikiki Aquarium maintenance employee and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Anne F.; brother Douglas; sisters Helen Lee, Joan Benning and Carolyn Kurakake; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Valerie Irene Munt Moldowin

Posted On August 29th, 2014 -

Aug. 22, 2014
Valerie Irene Munt Moldowin, 61, of Naples, Idaho, died in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She was born in England. She is survived by sons Joseph, Adam and Isaac; daughter Mary Petersen; brother Chris Munt; sister Barbara “Babs” Munt; and nine grandchildren. Services in Idaho. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: rosenaufuneralhome.com.

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Jeanne Ursula Pregill

Posted On August 28th, 2014 -

Aug. 3, 2014
Jeanne Ursula Pregill, 94, of Aiea, a salesclerk at Ritz Department Store in Pearlridge Center, died in Ewa. She was born in Kaheka, Maui. She is survived by son Jeremiah, daughters Patricia Pregill and Edwina Oliveira, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Marcelina Rose Ramos

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Aug. 16, 2014
Marcelina Rose Ramos, 82, of Kahuku, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Angel; sons Romeo, Andrew, David, Robert and Michael; daughters Angeline Bowden, Carol and Alice Ramos, Bernice Clark, Flora Ann Wildman, Marcia Billena, Paula Lotfi and Kathy Swafford; 25 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Roch Catholic Church, Kahuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Amante Fajardo Agbayani

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Aug. 8, 2014
Amante Fajardo Agbayani, 69, of Honolulu, a mason, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Herminia, son Ralph, daughters Michel PeBenito and Larrilyn Agonoy, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hong Bun Son

Posted On August 28th, 2014 -

Aug. 24, 2014
Hong Bun Son, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by sons Tok Man and Tok Chun; daughters Tok Sook Chun, Tok Rim Oh and Tok Cha Yang; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Yaeko Lisa Burden

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Aug. 21, 2014
Yaeko Lisa Burden, 83, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Rick, sisters Hiroko Yanagishita and Fumiko Nishida, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Uiese Vaefaga Sr.

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Aug. 14, 2014
Uiese Vaefaga Sr., 51, of Waipahu, a painter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Micah, James, Uiese Jr. and Christopher; daughter Ladonna; brothers Tusi Kekaula and Palemene Vaefaga Jr.; sisters Sharon Miranda and Faala Matautia; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Pastora Rarangol Cenence

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Aug. 20, 2014
Pastora Rarangol Cenence, 88, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Justo Jr.; daughters Arcel Udani, Alicia Cenence and Evelyn Cadiz; brothers David and Constante Rarangol; sisters Florentina Palola and Marcela Tabilin; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Filipino United Church of Christ. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Pieter Van Staden

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Aug. 22, 2014
Pieter Van Staden, 35, of Honolulu, a Doraku Sushi executive chef, died in Honolulu. He was born in South Africa. He is survived by companion Michael A. Weider, mother Aletta, brothers Michael and Jacques Frederick, and sister Angelique Wentzel. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Caridad Asierto Dulatre

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July 31, 2014
Caridad Asierto Dulatre, 84, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Tubao, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jovenal, Mario, Arturo and Elmer; daughters Floralinda Henderson, and Belma and Bernadette Mapalo; 24 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 4 at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Margaret Bonilla White

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Aug. 22, 2014
Margaret Bonilla “Margie” White, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Harvey, Jesse L. and Philip A. Sotelo, and George F. White Jr.; and daughters Linda Scully and Georgianna Richardson. Private services.

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Filomena M. Fely Minang Hashitate

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Aug. 23, 2014
Filomena M. Fely Minang Hashitate, 75, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired store owner, died in Hale Kupuna. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gerald Armitage, daughter Gale Sagucio, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sept. 5 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa. Services: 7 p.m.

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