Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

Satoru Yamamoto

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Nov. 4, 2014
Satoru Yamamoto, 87, of Kapolei, retired owner of Ace Flooring Co. Inc., a former office manager at Fujikawa Painting, former refrigeration mechanic at Oahu Sales and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by son Marc S.; daughter Claire S. Fujishige; brother Mitsugi; sisters Mitsuko Iwashita, Akemi Yoshimitsu, Sadami Ono and Laura Fujimoto; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Theodore Takashi Chinen

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Nov. 28, 2014
Theodore Takashi “Teddy Tanaka” Chinen, 73, of Honolulu, an entertainer and entrepreneur, will be remembered in services at2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Nanci, sons Nathan and Anthony, daughters Sheri C. Biesen and Harmoni Chinen, brother Ernest, sister Doris C. Stockstill and six grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Nancy I. Conley

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Nov. 23, 2014
The Rev. Nancy I. Conley, 78, of Mililani, a chaplain at the Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe, director of the Spiritual Life Center in Honolulu and founder of the first chapter of the Order of St. Luke in Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by sons Kevin and Darren; daughter Kim Zimmerman; brothers Gordan, Richard and Jerry Eminger; and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu.

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Sandra Carol Marciel

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Nov. 20, 2014
Sandra Carol Marciel, 72, of Kailua, a retired teacher’s aide, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James, sons Walter and Ku’i, daughter Tricia, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Kailua. Eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Robert F. Moore

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Nov. 16, 2014
Robert F. “Big Papa” Moore, 62, of Nanakuli, a Coast Guard retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Indiana. He is survived by wife Ivanelle; sons Joseph K. III and Ivan K. DeFreitas, and David L. Moore; sister Theresa; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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William Faria Neves

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Nov. 30, 2014
William Faria “Tutu” Neves, 101, of Kaneohe, a postal clerk at the main post office in Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son William T., daughter La Vonne Wool, brother Norman, sister Victoria Mullen, five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Aiko Onaga

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Nov. 11, 2014
Aiko “Jo” Onaga, 85, of Honolulu, a retired pediatrics registered nurse at Kuakini Medical Center, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ian and Eric; daughters Cassie Nakagawa and Tracey Siu; brothers Donald, Thomas and Alan Uesato; sisters Thelma Akagi and Janet Yonamine; half-sister Toyoko Asato; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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George Masakatsu Sawai

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Oct. 25, 2014
George Masakatsu Sawai, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired Title Guaranty chief financial officer and treasurer, and an Army veteran, died in North Richland Hills, Texas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lance, Ross, Ryan and Kyle; daughters Linda Hirano and Julie Mosteller; brothers Kenneth, William and James; sister Margaret Mita; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m.

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Cresencia Butac Soriano

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Dec. 12, 2014
Cresencia Butac Soriano, 81, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Monsanto Corn Co. laborer, died at home. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Admir, Marino and Eddie; daughters Winifreda Valdez, Erlita Soriano, Amarilyn De Leon, Magdalena Echavez, Lorna Subia and Melanie Gaboy; brother Ramon Butac; sisters Ursula Doles and Generosa Sagucio; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine Church, Kapaa, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Catherine Church Cemetery, Kealia, Kauai.

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Wayne Kazuo Takemoto

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Dec. 12, 2014
Wayne Kazuo Takemoto, 58, of Waipahu, a former assistant manager at Longs Drugs and an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shawn, sons Grant S. and Jason H., parents Eugene and Frances, and sister JoAnn Kagawa. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Cynthia Ann Tallman

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Dec. 7, 2014
Cynthia Ann Tallman, 45, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents David and Katherine, brother Alan and sister Diane Yoshimura. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Yoshiko Teves

Posted On December 17th, 2014 -

Nov. 22, 2014
Yoshiko Teves, 87, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Raymond “Russell”; daughters Hiroko “Lorraine” Man, Bernadette R. Briones and Jean S. Teves; brothers Yoshio, Haruo and Shigeo Ishii; sisters Fumiko Tsukahara and Shizue Ishii; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Harry Kalani Armitage

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 16, 2014
Harry Kalani Armitage, 61, of Waianae, a retired rigger and supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian C.; daughters Tiffany Meyers and Destiny Armitage; sister Kamaile Kaehuaea; brothers Kaonohi, Kanani, Kimeona and Kuu; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow on Saturday. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dolores Larsen

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 7, 2014
Dolores “Grandma D” Larsen, 91, of Haleiwa died in Honolulu. She was born in Missoula, Mont. She is survived by daughters Layne and Sandra J., brother Jim Haas and two grandchildren. Private services.

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John Souza Jr.

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 11, 2014
John Souza Jr., 80, of Wailuku, a retired meat cutter for Maui Meat Co., died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Winona, sons Brandon and Kevin, daughter Johnette, sisters Mayann Hatcock and Theresa Nawahine, and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Wailuku. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Reynalda Bueno Batoon

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 27, 2014
Reynalda Bueno Batoon, 71, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar Plantation employee, died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Julio G.; son Ferdinand; daughters Annalyn Geronimo, Angeline Batoon and Arlyn Schuver; brothers Ernesto and Zacarias Bueno; sister Pacita Doton; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Olwen Patricia Lewis-Estocado

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 26, 2014
Olwen Patricia Lewis-Estocado, 63, of Kaneohe, an elementary school teacher, died in Kailua. She was born in Sydney, Australia. She is survived by husband Donald Estocado, daughters Chandra Amuimuia and Amber Brinley-Nyza, stepsons Donald Mellow and Dustin Estocado, stepdaughter Shanel Isabel, sisters Bronwen Wade-Leeuwen and Margaret Swan, father Evan Lewis, 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation and services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Loaa Park, Kahaluu. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Emelita Andres Soria

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 6, 2014
Emelita Andres Soria, 73, of Halawa, a retired Farrington High School teacher, died in Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu. She was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Carlito V.; sons Erwin, Herbert and Emil; daughters Filonila Pietre and Geraldine Soria; brother Bernardino Ferido; sisters Florencia A. De Peralta Dait and Fredesminda Blancaflor; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Marlin Lee Canterbury

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 11, 2014
Marlin Lee Canterbury, 93, of Kihei, Maui, an Oldsmobile salesman and a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in West Virginia. He is survived by wife June, son Gregg, daughter Amy Smith and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Maui Veterans Cemetery pavilion. Donations suggested to Kihei Baptist Chapel or Hospice Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Diana Autor Liberato

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 14, 2014
Diana Autor Liberato, 93, of Honolulu, a retired private care home operator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Rebecca Kanekoa, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Full Gospel Temple, 2464 N. School St. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Peter Roy Ng Wai

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 8, 2014
Peter Roy Ng Wai, 65, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Carl. Private services.

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Kay Naomi Shoji Cera

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 25, 2014
Kay Naomi Shoji Cera, 71, of Papaikou, Hawaii, formerly of Mililani, a Pizza Hut retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Gilbert; sons Gilbert B., Grant K.M. and Garrett K.; daughter Sharmaine Generalao; brothers Tamotsu Arai and Toshio and Dennis Shoji; sister Ellen Kaluna; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Committal services: noon Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Billy Ma

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 30, 2014
Billy Ma, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hotels housekeeper, died at home. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Rosa L.; sons Eric N. and Chun; daughter Maureen Ho; brothers Ping Yun, Ping Chau and Ping Fei; sisters Lai Gen Lau and So Gen Lum; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Taoist services: 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

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June M. Yamamoto

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 7, 2014
June M. Yamamoto, 76, of Waimanalo, a retired state social worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Guy M. and Lance T., brother Jack Hope, sisters Joy Barnheart and Jean DePonte, and seven grandchildren. Services at a later date. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Lin Loy Kuualoha Chang

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 7, 2014
Lin Loy Kuualoha Chang, 68, of Belmont, Calif., died in Honokaa, Hawaii. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George M. Meding; sons Kyp K. and K. Kuekaa Jones; mother Audrey “Aunty Hina;” brothers Thomas “Tommy,” Winfield, Bruce “Alii” and Sanford; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice.

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Elsie L. Moses

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 28, 2014
Elsie L. Moses, 82, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Kau High School custodian, died in Kau Hospital. She was born in Pahala. She is survived by daughters Allyson Lopez and Jonelle Moses; hanai sons John and Glenn Moses; brothers Wally, Gilbert and Dennis Andrade; sisters Rachel Johnasen, Diane Lumanlan and Rhonda Andrade; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Sallie Michie Yamashita

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2014
Sallie Michie Yamashita, 76, of Honolulu, retired co-owner of Stanaire Sheetmetal, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stanley K.; sons Karl T. and Kelly J.; daughter Arlene M.; brother Roy Nakahama; sisters Lesley Oku, Mary Nakahama and Linda Nakaima; and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Harris United Methodist Church. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Wah Soong Chun

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 25, 2014
James Wah Soong “Jimmy” Chun, 90, of Honolulu, retired co-owner of Chun Mew Ting Poultry Farm and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jin Yee Chun, daughters Lolly Chun and Hayley Young, son Denton, brother Stephen and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha or casual attire.

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Masato Mukai

Posted On December 16th, 2014 -

Nov. 21, 2014
Masato Mukai, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Carquest Automotive delivery employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by brothers Torao, Tadashi and Norman; and sisters Miyoko Fujii and Janet Cho. Private services.

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Ronela Z. Cielo

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Nov. 19, 2014
Ronela Z. “Oning” Cielo, 57, of Waipahu, a former Waimalu Chop Suey employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Arnold, Ronald and Arnel; daughter Anna May Valerio; numerous brothers and sisters; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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