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Ruth Kiyono Kogasaka

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 13, 2015
Ruth Kiyono Kogasaka, 77, of Honolulu, a Qantas Airlines sales representative, died. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Harold and Dwain, and caregivers Rose Kakuda, and Kendall and Kristin Kogasaka. Private services.

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Joel Smith Lawson Jr.

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 31, 2015
Joel Smith “Jay” Lawson Jr., 91, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in New York. He is survived by sons Jes, Bill and Dave; daughter Gail Hutchinson; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Graveside services in New York. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ju rak Lee

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 27, 2015
Ju rak Lee, 91, of Honolulu died in Liliha Health Care Center. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife Hee suk; sons Kevin, Chun Keun and Jason Y.K.; daughter Mi ye; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alexis Garcia Acob

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 19, 2015
Alexis Garcia Acob, 17, of Kapolei, a Kapolei High School student, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Alain and Annell; brother Anthony; sisters Allison, Alanna and Aleah; and grandparents Arte and Renee Acob, Nena G. and Philip Blanco and Dave and Angie Garcia. Visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 3 at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Roberta Lepage

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 19, 2015
Roberta “Jean” Lepage, 86, of Princeville, Kauai, a piano teacher, died. She was born in Nederland, Colo. She is survived by husband Paul J.; sons Dave, Dan and Joe; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Nolan Kela Acob

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 15, 2015
Nolan Kela Acob, 23, of Puhi, Kauai, a cook for Rob’s Good Time Grill and Bar, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by companion Kyrstin Watts, son Tytan, mother Sandra and brothers Samuel III and Pono Keohokapu. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at Kalapaki Beach.

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Herbert Ernest Ludricks

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 11, 2015
Herbert Ernest “Herb” Ludricks, 73, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Teamsters Union Local 315 driver, died at home. He was born in Concord, Calif. He is survived by wife Kate, sons William and Vincent, daughter Shoni Kaeo, brother Mike Cusack, sisters Judy Ludricks and Pat Aria, and seven grandchildren. No services.

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Geraldine Katsue Aoyama

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 28, 2015
Geraldine Katsue “Gerry” Aoyama, 86, of Honolulu, a retired grocery salesclerk, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolua, Maui. She is survived by brothers Shigeru, Herbert and Mutsuo; and sister Tsukie Oshiro. Private services.

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Philleps Felix Mateo

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 4, 2015
Philleps Felix Mateo, also known as Pelagio Mateo Sr., 96, of Honolulu, a maintenance worker, died in Care Center of Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Pelagio Jr., Mario and Jeremiah; daughters Racquel Cortel, Denia Bagaoisan, Susan Mangubat and Ruth Fabro; brother Lauriano Domingo; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Oct. 3 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Oct. 4 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Elizabeth Hai Soon Azevedo

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 7, 2015
ELizabeth Hai Soon Azevedo, 91, of Honolulu, a retired secretary, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughter Carolyn E. Arquette, son William C., brother Richard C. Lee, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Grace Misao Minato

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 31, 2015
Grace Misao Minato, 102, of Honolulu, co-owner of Island Awning Shop, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Wallace K., Edwin K., Kenneth M. and Roy A.; daughter Julia M. Tsumoto; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Benedict Cabacungan

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 5, 2015
Benedict Cabacungan. 55, of Makiki, a truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Denine; sons Ryan, Brandon and Kyle; daughter Gina; mother Florida; sister Bernadette Senelly; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Ross Akiyoshi Oue

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 18, 2015
Ross Akiyoshi Oue, 55, of Kailua-Kona, a self-employed certified public accountant, died at home. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Laurie, daughter Alyssa, mother Lynda and brothers Jason and Vince. Visitation: 2 p.m. Oct. 4 at Kona Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, Kealakekua. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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Beverly Jeanne Carlton

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 15, 2015
Beverly Jeanne Carlton, 79, of Kailua-Kona, a retired teacher and a real estate agent, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in San Francisco. No known survivors. No services. Call 329-4500.

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Richard Seikichi Sakihara

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 9, 2015
Richard Seikichi Sakihara, 83, of Honolulu, a retired general foreman at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 51, retired electrician for the city Wastewater Management Division and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Halawa Mauka. He is survived by wife Betty S., sons Shane R. and Scott R.S., daughter Staci-Li S. Nohara, brother Lorrin S., sister Dorothy U. Muse and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lawrence Chandler

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 29, 2015
Lawrence “Laa Boy” Chandler, 61, of Kalihiwai Valley, Kauai, a state park and trail maintenance employee at Napali State Park, died. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Amie; daughter Lawra “Kuulei” Goo; son Lawrence; brothers Francis “Jr.,” Kirkland “Kuhio,” Aloysius “Moku,” Jeffery, Colan and Conrad; sisters Bethan “Pua” Baptista, Rachael Correra, and Venna, Belinda, Pa’ula and Ruth “Luka” Chandler; and four grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

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Raynette L. Souza

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 13, 2015
Raynette L. Souza, 66, of Kailua, an intake adviser for the state Department of Health Women, Infants and Children program, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Raybern Souza-Graff, brother Raymond and sister Odillia Bundy. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Marilyn Kay Gertsch

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 8, 2015
Marilyn Kay Gertsch, 70, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Phoenix. She is survived by son Garth J., daughters Gina M. and Ginger D., brother Donald G. Hanchett and sister Dona M. Pratt. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sueno Teraoka

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 2, 2015
Sueno Teraoka, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by son Steven, daughter Amy Okazaki and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Clayton Elwyn Gueco

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 10, 2015
Clayton Elwyn Gueco, 64, of Honolulu, a tour director, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Charlene Kawachi and brothers David and Clifton. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment pending. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Vaeleti Mose Tyrell

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 27, 2015
Vaeleti Mose Tyrell, 78, of Wahiawa, a Del Monte Fresh Produce retiree, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Swains Island, Tokelau. He is survived by wife Millie V.; sons Jerry, Mose, Rizal and Edwin; daughters Millie Fernandez, and Lynn and Nina Tyrell; brother Tili; sisters Elsie Pakau and Sina Owens; 18 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ralph Katsuji Hachida

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 9, 2015
Ralph Katsuji Hachida, 69, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son David Uyeda, sister Linda Gonzales, brother Howard and a grandchild. Services pending.

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Mercedes Correa Valdriz

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 24, 2015
Mercedes Correa “Edith” Valdriz, 86, of Waipahu, a retired Waipahu Plantation Village docent, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Geronimo Sr.; sons Gregory, Geronimo Jr. and Gilbert; brother Jose “Joe” Correa; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Ann Elaine Jacobs

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Sept. 7, 2015
Ann Elaine Jacobs, 74, of Kailua, a retired Department of Defense analyst, died. She was born in New York. She is survived by husband Leonard, sons David and Joshua, daughter Sarah Falzarano and six grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

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Florence Fumiko Yoza

Posted On September 26th, 2015 -

Aug. 30, 2015
Florence Fumiko Yoza, 89, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Allan, Andrew, Albert and Barry; daughter Amy Ke; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Wilbur Meldon Kelly

Posted On September 25th, 2015 -

Sept. 21, 2015
The Rev. Wilbur Meldon Kelly, 86, of Hilo, a retired minister for Agat General Baptist Church on Guam, retired associate pastor at United Community Church in Hilo and a Navy veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Jackson, Minn. He is survived by wife Marjorie, sons David and Kent S., sister Kay Dingman, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at United Community Church, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers or monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hilo United Community Church.

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Joseph Chew Sum Tom

Posted On September 25th, 2015 -

Sept. 15, 2015
Joseph Chew Sum Tom, 92, of West Covina, Calif., a retired MidPac Lumber yard manager and an Army veteran, died in West Covina. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian, sons Derryck and Derwin, daughter Derrlyn, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Jane Kam Me Lee Lau

Posted On September 25th, 2015 -

Aug. 24, 2015
Jane Kam Me Lee Lau, 92, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Katie Lock Tamashiro and Carol Lock Ichida, caregiver Tina Gagabi, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Colorful casual attire. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bernice G. Trueman

Posted On September 25th, 2015 -

Sept. 3, 2015
Bernice G. “Auntie B” Trueman, 83, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Stanley “Billy,” daughter Alice Hoke, brother Lionel S. Perreira, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Condolences: diamond headmortuary.net.

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Paulo Lindborg

Posted On September 25th, 2015 -

Aug. 26, 2015
Paulo Lindborg, 36, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by mother Malia; brothers Sa’olotoga “Sa’o,” Aleki, Tomasi, Elia and Samuelu; and sisters Etevise Tafia and Elena Rump. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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