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Mildred Fusaye Arakaki

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Oct. 5, 2015
Mildred Fusaye Arakaki, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Zippy’s restaurant waitress, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Gerald K., daughters Jan E. and Becky S. Chun, brothers Chosei K. and Richard C., sister Sadako Oishi, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kirby Tamotsu Matsumoto

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 3o, 2015
Kirby Tamotsu Matsumoto, 73, of Pearl City, a retired carpenter in the construction industry, died in Pearl City. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Kyle T. and Kevin S., daughter Michelle M. Hamamura, sisters Melva Adachi and Fay Nako-Shimabukuro, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Reynaldo D. Ballesteros

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Oct. 12, 2015
Reynaldo D. Ballesteros, 82, of Lanai, a carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Rena D. Ryan and Chris Ballesteros; brothers Richard, Dominador and Placido Jr.; and sisters Hilda Nakai, Eleanor Rowray, Lolita Konno, Jessie Omura, Norma Craig and Fely Chalmers. Private services.

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John A. McCreedy

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Oct. 14, 2015
John A. McCreedy, 88, of Kaneohe, an automobile management retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Iowa. He is survived by wife Mary Anne, son Richard, daughters Cynthia and Sharyn, brothers Mike and Ernie, and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice or Pohai Nani Assisted Living.

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Nenita Pasion Batulan

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 21, 2015
Nenita Pasion Batulan, 83, of Waipahu, a Kualoa Ranch retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Abulog, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by son Rodolfo; daughters Teresita Daguio, Lydia Pahoyo, Elena Ang and Victoria, Gema and Rosario Batulan; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Irene Miyake

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 10, 2015
Irene Miyake, 98, of Waimea, Kauai, died on Kauai. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Vernon and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Nancy Brede

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Oct. 17, 2015
Nancy Brede, 92, of Honolulu, a Kalaupapa Store clerk and former sheriff in Kalaupapa, Molokai, died in Hale Mohalu in Kaimuki. She was born in Kona. She is survived by husband James A., son Clifford “Cliff” Gollero, half sister Patricia Saffery and two grandchildren. For service information, call Hale Mohalu Hospital at 733-8080.

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Lillian Kyoko Matoi Murakami

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Aug. 6, 2015
Lillian Kyoko Matoi Murakami, 89, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for the Maui County Civil Defense office, died in Honolulu. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by son Miles, daughters Myra Takara and Dr. Sharon Murakami, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Samuel Brown

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Oct. 17, 2015
Samuel Brown, 34, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Florence, S.C. He is survived by wife Sue Lim, sons Samuel A. and Benjamin Z., parents Lavern and Rebecca, brother Emanuel and sister Tamara. Services to be held at a later date in Timmonsville, S.C. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Charles K.H. Nip

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 18, 2015
Charles K.H. Nip, 90, of Honolulu, a retiree from civilian service with the Navy, died in Lunalilo Care Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son David and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mary Judy Buffkin

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Oct. 16, 2015
Mary Judy Buffkin, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in South Carolina. She is survived by son Frank and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Recardo Low Oreta

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 28, 2015
Recardo Low “Richard” Oreta, 80, of Vacaville, Calif., a retired truck driver and mover at Atlas Van Lines/California Movers and an Army veteran, died in California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carolyn; sons James, Miles, Recardo L. “Rich” Jr., Randall, Rory K., Troy K. and Cole K. Oreta, and Jody, Tommy and Todd Stover; daughters Renee Olivera, Roxanne Llanes and Gina Decker; brother Edward “Eddie”; 36 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services to be held in California.

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Nestor Bitonio Cabico

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 29, 2015
Nestor Bitonio Cabico, 51, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Nathaniel and Aaron, daughter Chayna, mother Lydia, brother Ruben, companion Whirlina Carin and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Hiroshi Sakai

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Oct. 9, 2015
Hiroshi Sakai, 90, of Honolulu, a retired attorney, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Lily S., sons Bryan H. and Michael H., sister Grace Botelho and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Violet Sen Ngun Ching

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 30, 2015
Violet Sen Ngun Ching, 82, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dr. Donald, sons Dayton and Dr. Duane, daughters Dr. Donna-Lynn and Donni, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kiyoshi Charles Sakuda

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 24, 2015
Kiyoshi Charles Sakuda, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired supervisor for the Board of Water Supply and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gary H., three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Lou Christenson

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 13, 2015
Mary Lou Christenson, 52, of Olympia, Wash., died in Olympia. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. Services held.

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Carol Rose Smith

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Oct. 16, 2015
Carol Rose Smith, 92, of Kailua, a retired secretary, died in Kailua. She was born in New York. She is survived by son Charles R. “Chuck,” daughter Gail Y. Lindstrom, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date in Santa Barbara, Calif. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

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Tamiko Nasu Cornell

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 15, 2015
Tamiko Nasu Cornell, 82, of Mililani, a retiree from Duty Free Shoppers in Waikiki, died in Mililani. She was born in Yamagata, Japan. She is survived by sons Vic and Matthew, daughter Christine, brother Hideo Nasu, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Grace Y. Sokugawa

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Aug. 14, 2015
Grace Y. Sokugawa, 87, of Pearl City, a retired bookkeeper for Vinyl Tech & Masonry, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Randall, Vince, Lance and Kyle; daughters Lynne Sokugawa and Jill Allas; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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David J. Fergusson

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Oct. 16, 2015
Dr. David J. Fergusson, 83, of Honolulu, a retired cardiologist, died in Honolulu. He was born in England. He is survived by wife Moira, son Mark, daughters Irene Driscoll and Nicola Dreibholtz, stepsons Grant and Wayne Seligson, and nine grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Queen’s Medical Center Cardiac Fellowship Program.

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Florence Kimie Taoka

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 14, 2015
Florence Kimie Taoka, 90, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Ronald, Richard and Ralph; daughters Evelyn Taoka, Frances Yamane, Sandra Moriyama and Judy Racelis; brothers Henry, George, Stanley and Gary Sato; sister Ethel Kawada; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Carmel Marie Gomes

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 11, 2015
Carmel Marie Gomes, 79, of Kailua, a Kailua Post Office retiree, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by caregiver and cousin Stephanie Pahia and numerous other cousins. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Padua, Kailua. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Bo Quoc Truong

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Sept. 17, 2015
Bo Quoc Truong, infant son of Buu Truong and Dao Pham of Honolulu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers Kiet Hoang and Dat Hoang, and grandparents Giap Thi Nguyen, Do Van Pham and Can Thi Tran. Private services.

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Mary Yuk Lan Inn

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Oct. 9, 2015
Mary Yuk Lan Inn, 94, of Aiea, an accountant, died at home. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Kenneth, Steven and Clifford; daughters Dorothea Inn and Marjorie Francis; sister Janet Zortman; grandchildren Rachel Melendez, Mari Uchima and Mei Inn; and great-grandchild Maka Koa Melendez. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Stanley Takashi Uyehara

Posted On October 23rd, 2015 -

Aug. 10, 2015
Stanley Takashi Uyehara, 49, of Pearl City died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Rosemarie and sister Anna-Marie Khiev. Services: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Shingon Shu Hawaii, 915 Sheridan St., Honolulu. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Luzviminda Salvatera Aglugub

Posted On October 22nd, 2015 -

Oct. 5, 2015
Luzviminda Salvatera Aglugub, 64, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Abulug, Philippines. She is survived by husband Larry, sons Dave and Laurence, daughters Vanessa Navarette and St. Mary Aglugub, sisters Jesusa Lorenzo and Nenita Aquinaldo, stepbrothers Jerry and Paul Agustin, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

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Joan Juan Queja

Posted On October 22nd, 2015 -

Sept. 27, 2015
Joan Juan Queja, 41, of Honolulu, an AT&T switchboard operator, died in Aiea. She was born in Hono\0xADlulu. She is survived by mother Leonida J. Abad, stepfather Leonor Abad, stepsisters Mary Det Abad and Lhen Len Aragon, companion Johny Borett and grandparent Vicenta. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Burial noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Theodore R.K. Akana

Posted On October 22nd, 2015 -

April 21, 2015
Theodore R.K. Akana, 64, of Fair Oaks, Calif., a sales associate, died in Roseville, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edwyna Z.; sons Jonathan and Theo Akana, and Nathan Webber; sister Theodora Foster; and five grandchildren. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Lorraine Kimiko Hashimoto Tanimura

Posted On October 22nd, 2015 -

Sept. 29, 2015
Lorraine Kimiko Hashimoto Tanimura, 98, of Honolulu, an ikebana sensei, died in Honolulu. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard and Tom, brothers John Hashimoto and Lary Migita, sister Frances Miyasaki, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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