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Rose Fung Crawford

Posted On March 29th, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
Rose Fung Crawford, 89, of Kahului, a federal government public information officer, died in Roselani Place. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughters Lynda and Susan. Services to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers or monetary offerings, donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maui, or Hospice Maui. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Ronald Y. Maeda

Posted On March 29th, 2015 -

March 11, 2015
Ronald Y. Maeda, 91, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Doreen K.; sons Alvin, Lyle, Todd and Earl; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Mitsuo Fujimoto

Posted On March 29th, 2015 -

Feb. 11, 2015
Mitsuo Fujimoto, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Postal Service clerk and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Olive; son Wayne; brothers Richard, Francis, Stanley and Lawrence; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private service.

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Barbara Ann Middleton

Posted On March 29th, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Barbara Ann “Bobbi” Middleton, 66, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired teacher, died. She was born in California. She is survived by husband GP “Aubby”; son Noah; daughter Amy Thompson; brothers Frank, Mike and Steven Morley; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Victoriano Dumlao Gabriel

Posted On March 29th, 2015 -

March 15, 2015
Victoriano Dumlao Gabriel, 84, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Minaya T.; sons Charlito and Robert; daughters Rosita Gabriel, Mercedes Tumamao, Valeria James, Marisa Padaca and Flordeliza Santos; sister Herminia Langamen; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. April 5 at Moanalua Mortuary. Service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. April 6 at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Lunch to follow on the chapel lanai.

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Margaret Minobe

Posted On March 29th, 2015 -

March 20, 2015
Margaret “Peggy” Minobe, 70, of Maui died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Sunao “Frances”; son Mark; daughters Wendy Gomes and Heidi Minobe-Nacua; brothers Frederick, Kenneth, Rodney and George Brittain; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Mass: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ann Aiko Gates

Posted On March 29th, 2015 -

Feb. 25, 2015
Ann Aiko Gates, 89, of Kailua, a retired import and export business office manager, died in Kailua. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by son Ronald E. Jr.; daughters Edith S. Eichers, Susan I. Gray-Ellis and Patricia A. Sato; sister Michiko Konishi; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

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Loretta Motome Mitsunaga

Posted On March 29th, 2015 -

March 5, 2015
Loretta Motome Mitsunaga, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Paradise Beverages secretary formerly with Island Paradise, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Mark M., sisters Margaret Fox and Hanako Haida, and a grandchild. Private service.

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Estrella Acoba

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

March 22, 2015

Estrella “Til” Acoba, 70, of Hono­­­lulu, a Kapiolani Medical Center telecommunications operator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Patrick M.; daughters Reina Saffery, Anissa “Sooky” Clayton and Quelli Blue; brother Canuto “Sonny” Tacderan; sister Cynthia Rola; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 9:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Cas­ual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Editha Partoriza Adawag

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

Feb. 27, 2015

Editha Partoriza Adawag, 76, of Aiea, an Outrigger Hotel, Waikiki, retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Judith Demarest; brothers Condrado, Carlito and Danilo Partoriza; sisters Teresita Antolin, Darry Manganlindan and Laura Partoriza; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at Scho­field Post Cemetery, Wahiawa. Flowers welcome.

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Matea Barroga Balboa

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

Feb. 17, 2015

Matea Barroga Balboa, 80, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Alpheo M.; daughters Evangeline E. Manuel, Glorifina E. Silvestre, Fatima E. Mamuad and Maricel B. Williams; sons Roosebelt B. and Nick B.; brothers Amado, Jaime, Sergio and Angel; sisters Nicolasa Salvador and Nemecia B. Bistayan; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Terry Ann Gouveia Bronson

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

Aug. 4, 2014

Terry Ann Gouveia Bronson, 59, of Modesto, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Eva Flores, sons Troy and Jesse, daughter Alison, mother Theresa L. Gouveia, brother Luja G. Gouveia, sisters Tessie Sylva and Teddi L. Gouveia, and five grandchildren. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. April 4 at Pokai Bay.

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Frances E. Gongob

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

Feb. 18, 2015

Frances E. Gongob, 80, of Wahiawa died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gabriel Jr.; daughter Sharolynne I. Roche; sisters Alma Parker, LaVerne Campollo and Lillian Bulawan; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery, Wahiawa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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June E. Grantham

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

March 20, 2015

June E. Grantham, 85, of Kailua died in Hale Kuiki in Kaneohe. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by husband Robert W., son Carl J., daughters Joy E. Berentes and Ruth M. O’Connell, 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maikai Chapel. Service: 7 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to the Hawaii chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Hui Chun Li

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

March 8, 2015

Hui Chun Li, 83, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by sons Song Xi Wu and Song Yue Wu, daughters Soling Ng and Suqing Wu Li, and a sister. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary.

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Eloise Kaoru Murakami

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

Feb. 24, 2015

Eloise Kaoru Murakami, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired law clerk for the city Family Support Division, died at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Clayton H., son Scott Y., daughters Sandra S. Murakami and Shelley T. Yee, hanai daughter Tonia A. Mahi, sisters Kokimi “Kay” Takaki and Yuriko Prentice, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Arthur Yoshio Nishida

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

March 3, 2015

Arthur Yoshio Nishida, 70, of Pearl City, a Hirano Brothers mason construction foreman, a Honolulu police officer, a retired Honolulu prosecutor’s office investigator and an Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Abigail K.; daughters Antoinette L.R. Nishida and Annette M.M. Fukuda; brother Howard; sisters Dorothy Turbe­ville, Gail and Theresa Nishida and Rina Lessary; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Miriam Meleana Peterson

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

March 22, 2015

Miriam Meleana Peterson, 91, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Orlan L. Jr.; daughters Sharen J. Umiamaka, Sandy Fergerstrom, Lynne M. Mossman and Grace K. Seiki; 18 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 4 at Kaneohe Congregational Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private scattering. Flowers or lei welcome. Condolences: woolsey mortuary.com.

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Moso Togiola

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

March 20, 2015

Moso Togiola, 70, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sisters Fitilagi Talili, Jan Fisher and Amy S. Togiola. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary, 1150 Kiko­waena St. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park, Kaneohe.

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Van Masato Uemura

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

March 25, 2015

Van Masato Uemura, 60, of Hilo, an employee of S. Tokunaga Store in Hilo, died at home. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jacquelyn “Jackie,” son Van Jr., daughter Sharay, sisters Sylvia Handy and Myra Bailey, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Service: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Romana Baysa Viernes

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

Feb. 24, 2015

Romana Baysa “Mana” Viernes, 92, of Waialua died in Aiea. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Errol and Alexander, daughter Josephine Vidad, brother Feliberto Visaya, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Tess Evalani Walker

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

Feb. 23, 2015

Tess Evalani Walker, 45, of Honolulu, an adult correctional officer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Vincent; sons Kahoku and Nainoa Tampos and Vincent Walker Jr.; daughter Chanel; mother Annie V. Hackbarth; brothers Theo Leatumauga and Ted and Kila Hackbarth; sisters Patsy Patacsil, Elizabeth Tufi, Charmaine Cornell, Jennie Fukushima and Annie Aarona; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Service: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Miles Kazuo Yasuda

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

March 6, 2015

Miles Kazuo “Coach Miles” Yasuda, 60, of Kaneohe, a retired air conditioning supervisor for Elite Mechanical and a basketball coach at St. Andrew’s Priory and Project Hope, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Deborah A.T. “Debby”; daughters Kelly Yeung and Chelsea Yasuda; brothers Mark, Mel and Matthew; sisters Michelle Akiona and Myra and Marlene Yasuda; and two grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary Chapel. Visitation to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences: diamond headmortuary.com.

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Brickwood Santa Suganuma Ysabel Sr.

Posted On March 28th, 2015 -

March 14, 2015

Brickwood Santa Suganuma “Bricky” Ysabel Sr., 79, of Wai­ma­nalo, a retired American Movers inspector, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by wife Diana H.; son Brickwood “Isa” Jr.; daughters Berdene “Ber” and Zelda; brothers Albert “Boy” Ysabel and Herbert “Yapa” and Melvin “Mel” Suganuma; sisters Doreen Suga­numa and Emily “Manu” Lono; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 41-972 Oluolu St., Waimanalo. Service: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Kimiko Kitagawa

Posted On March 27th, 2015 -

March 9, 2015
Kimiko Kitagawa, 97, of Honolulu, a Pocketbook Man retiree and former owner of Kitagawa Store, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kalaoa, Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Joyce N. Ito, brothers Masayuki and Kazuto Kawahara, a grandchild and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Robert Say Chong Kong

Posted On March 27th, 2015 -

March 19, 2015
Robert Say Chong “Bobby” Kong, 95, of Honolulu, retired owner of Cal Yee’s Sweet Shop and a merchant marine, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anna K.C. Kong, son Robert B., daughter Barbara A. Yuen, brother Albert, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Louneille Ulalia Limahai

Posted On March 27th, 2015 -

Feb. 21, 2015
Louneille Ulalia Limahai, also known as “Auntie Ula” and “Tutu Lady,” 81, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons John Sr., Kenlen and Kendale; daughters Herbina “Herbie” Kapahu and Maryloo Kuhaulua; brother Peter Lindsay; 26 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Radhay Madan

Posted On March 27th, 2015 -

March 24, 2015
Radhay Madan, 92, of Honolulu, a retired British Telecom technician, died. He was born in Georgetown, Guyana. He is survived by son Krishna, daughter Indira Sparks and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Estrella Acoba

Posted On March 27th, 2015 -

March 22, 2015
Estrella “Til” Acoba, 70, of Honolulu, a Kapiolani Medical Center telecommunications operator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Patrick M.; daughters Reina Saffery, Anissa “Sooky” Clayton and Quelli Blue; brother Canuto “Sonny” Tacderan; sister Cynthia Rola; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 9:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rico Pascua Manzano

Posted On March 27th, 2015 -

March 4, 2015
Rico Pascua Manzano, 86, of Honolulu, a retired legal analyst for the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands died in Honolulu. She also served in the Philippines as senior legal officer for the Bureau of Lands and special counsel for the Office of Solicitor General. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Rick “Jojo,” Rex and Raul; daughter Helena “Yvette”; brothers Florencio and Elpidio; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church. Eulogy: 10:25 a.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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