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Elizabeth Kepa Marquez

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

April 30, 2013
Elizabeth Kepa Marquez, 54, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Delbert A.; daughter Sandra; brothers James Luhan, and Benjamin and Paul Marquez; sisters Martha Atkin, Juanita Spencer, Theresa Barron, and Charlotte, Caridad, Helen and Lorraine Marquez; and eight grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Taumate Tauvao

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 28, 2013
Taumate Tauvao, 59, of Laie, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by husband Ululoloa; sons Robert and Eric Foster; daughter April Ammasi; brothers Lapisi Oto, and Alapati and Salealofi Atuaia; sisters Masina “Pako” Soli, Lafitaga Dolph and Lemau Sapani; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 10 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 9th Ward chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Alice Allgood Herring

Posted On August 3rd, 2013 -

July 26, 2013
Alice Allgood Herring, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired vice president and credit analyst for First Hawaiian Bank, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Dallas, Ore. She is survived by husband Walter G., son Douglas, daughter Elizabeth Mitchell, brother James E.S. Allgood, sister Elizabeth Allgood and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew. Aloha or bright casual attire. No black attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the St. Andrew’s Cathedral Ringing Society or Episcopal Relief & Development Fund, 229 Queen Emma St., Honolulu, HI 96813.

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Chiyeko Komatsu

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 6, 2013
Chiyeko Komatsu, 87, of Honolulu, a public accountant, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Yasuko Mita. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ruby K. Yamamoto

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 13, 2013
Ruby K. Yamamoto, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Melvin N., daughters Myrna May C. Leigh and Eileen A. Hirai, sisters Florence M. Yasuda and Nora Y. Inaba, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yvonne Ann Benevedes

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 12, 2013
Yvonne Ann Benevedes, 69, of Waimanalo, a Kaneohe Clipper Golf Shop manager, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Brian F. Jr. and Stuart, brother Ronald K. Aila and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Aug. 9 at St. John Vianney Church-Kailua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Elizabeth Kepa Marquez

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

April 30, 2013
Elizabeth Kepa Marquez, 54, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Delbert A.; daughter Sandra; brothers James Luhan, and Benjamin and Paul Marquez; sisters Martha Atkin, Juanita Spencer, Theresa Barron, and Charlotte, Caridad and Helen Marquez; eight grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Sunday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Samuel Kosaku Yamashiro

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 6, 2013
Samuel Kosaku Yamashiro, 81, of Kaneohe, a U.S. Postal Service clerk and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Heeia. He is survived by wife Harumi, son Lloyd, daughter Judy M. Yamashiro-Branco and sisters Jennie Lau, Eleanor McCabe, Virginia Vance and Jeannette Shiroma. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Aug. 9 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Loreto Cateel Sr.

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 24, 2013
Loreto Cateel Sr., 82, of Aiea, a retired U.S. Postal Service clerk and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Pamela; sons Loreto Jr. and Steven; daughters Valerie Vegas and Jacqueline Hada; brother William; sisters Lourdes Gonzales, Ruth Thomas and Alice Ramos; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Darrell Douglas Jones Naumu

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 5, 2013
Darrell Douglas Jones Naumu, also known as Darrell Douglas Taylor, 54, of Waianae died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Douglas Taylor and Chantz Kaaumoana; daughters Summer Lorenzo, Autumn Arase and Spring and Shyllamarie Taylor, and Jennylyn and Danita Kaaumoana; brothers Gary Jr. and Garrette Taylor, and Michael and Mark Naumu; sisters Harilyn Correia and Garri-Ann Kapelle; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

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James Prather Cowen

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 26, 2013
James Prather Cowen, 62, of Kailua, an oceanography professor for the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in Kailua. He was born in Dayton, Ohio. He is survived by wife Beverly L. Quon, sons Natahan J.Q. and John L., father John B. and brother Robert K. Services: 5 p.m. Aug. 9 at Kalama Beach Club, Kailua. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Montessori Community School. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Matthew Popish

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 19, 2013
Brother Matthew Popish, 85, of Honolulu, a Damien Memorial School teacher, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Butte, Mont. He is survived by nephew Roy Baucom and cousins Jim Konen and Betty DiFronzo. Visitation: 11 a.m. Aug. 10 at St. Damien Chapel. Mass: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Janet Mew Oi Chun Fong

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 18, 2013
Janet Mew Oi Chun Fong, 86, of Honolulu, a dental receptionist and assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son David; daughters Charlene Fong-Choy, Darlene Metter, Lucy Wong, Carole Fong Kutchins, Janice Fong Ung, and Lisa and Tina Fong; brothers Harold, Roy, Elroy, Reginald and Warren Chun; sisters Audrey Lee, Sally Leong, Mew Fee Chow and Marlene Chan; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robert Frederick Porter

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 28, 2013
Robert Frederick Porter, 88, of Kailua, a retired Marine Corps sergeant major, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hornell, N.Y. He is survived by wife Flora A., sons Lloyd Frederick and David Lee, daughter Debbie Sue Bagwell, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Committal services: 11 a.m. today at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital.

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William F. Heilbron

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 2, 2013
William F. Heilbron, 82, of Kaneohe, a business owner and Air National Guard veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Burt, Kurt, Kent, William and Zachary; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Wilbur Sakuma

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 12, 2013
Wilbur “Willy” Sakuma, 72, of Honolulu, retired owner of Ono Seafood Co., died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Trieu T. “Judy”; sons Wayne M. Sakuma and Steve Nguyen; daughters Sandra “Sandy” Tapia, Kim Brug and Janet and Laurie Sakuma; brother Wallace; sister Barbara Maeshiro; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 10 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

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Soken Itomura

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 24, 2013
Soken “Sho” Itomura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Ito’s Chevron mechanic, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Akie; sons Alan and Renold; sisters Kathleen Y. Chun-Ming, Hideko “Heidi” Ishibashi, Sachi Cox and Sue Yamamoto; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Richard Matthew Cho Savilla

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 15, 2013
Richard Matthew Cho Savilla, 76, of Waianae, a retired Hawaiian Reinforcing steel worker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Roxanne A.; hanai son Terry-Allen K.A. Brown; hanai daughter Leinani Salausa; brother Milton Mendoza; sisters Sonia Leonard, Ding Kennedy and Lei Otani; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 17 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makakilo ward. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Grace Eiko Kaiawe

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

June 24, 2013
Grace Eiko Kaiawe, 80, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a group tour conductor for Jack’s Tours and Roberts Hawaii, DK Trucking office manager and Hawaii County Police Department clerk in Kona, died at home. She was born in Kainalu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard, Dwight and Dean; daughter Lani Ng; sisters May Oekawa and Gertrude Go; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 10 at Keauhou Convention Center, Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Ignacia P. Sevilla

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 10, 2013
Ignacia P. Sevilla, 74, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Mariebel Gallano; brothers Johnny, Felix, Sebastian and Remigio Pecpec; and sisters Isabel Libed, Carlina Guzman and Luzviminda Pucan. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Generosa Rivera Aguinaldo

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 26, 2013
Generosa Rivera Aguinaldo, 103, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Hale Kapuna Heritage Home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Amado, Ernest “Jackie,” Domingo “Sunday” and Fausto; daughters Mariana Villatora, Julia Tambua and Karol Rita; 22 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 17 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Ryan Kawika Kamae

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 23, 2013
Ryan Kawika Kamae, 50, of Honolulu, an electrical technician, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Florine M.N. Lee Kamae and sisters Celeste Kamae-Gale, La Donna Kohler and Lisa Kamae. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Russell William Swaney

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 15, 2013
Russell William Swaney, 83, of Aiea, a retired switchman and repairman for Hawaiian Telcom and Verizon, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waynesfield, Ohio. He is survived by son Russell Jr.; brothers John, Norman, Ralph and Larry; sisters Ruthie Ogletree, Wava Mitchel, MaryJane Ausberger and Judy Craig; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Josephine Del Rosario Alarca

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 26, 2013
Josephine Del Rosario Alarca, 55, of Honolulu, a cashier, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Cirio J., daughters Cielo M.D. and Chanel J.D., mother Norma B. Del Rosario, brother Ronald B. Del Rosario and sister Celia D. Pananiban. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Maile Ann Ke

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

June 30, 2013
Maile Ann Ke, 66, of Kailua-Kona, a retired barber for Y.M. Hanato Style, Barber & Massage and W.S. Hanato’s Hairstyling, and a Manago Hotel waitress, died in Nakamaru Hale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alapai, daughters Chic and Mikela, hanai daughter Luana Lester-Nelson, brother Jerry Watson, sister Wini Hewett, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Aug. 10 at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club, Honokohau Harbor. Services: noon. Casual attire. Call 640-7066 for information.

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Harry Isamu Takeuchi

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 17, 2013
Harry Isamu Takeuchi, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Brewer Environmental amployee and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia, sons Troy and Tod-Casey, daughters Tracey Miller and Trisha Takeuchi, brothers Rodney and Calvin, sisters Sandra Gallant and Jean Marlow, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Beverley Ann Leiko Arai

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 29, 2013
Beverley Ann Leiko “Auntie Bev” Arai, 79, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired Konawaena Elementary School teacher, died at her caregiver’s residence. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Carlton, daughter Mona and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Aug. 10 at Daifukuji Soto Mission, Honalo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Kuala Kekahuna Sr.

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 15, 2013
Robert Kuala Kekahuna Sr., 53, of Waianae, a Maneafaiga & Son’s Trucking heavy equipment operator, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy L. “Chubby”; sons Robert K. Kekahuna Jr. and David K. III and Anthony W. Keawe Jr.; daughter Areil U.; three brothers; three sisters; and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at the family residence, 87-1681-C Kapiki Road, Waianae. Services: 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Ruth T. Umemoto

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 29, 2013
Ruth T. Umemoto, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by sons John T. and Donald G., daughters Elizabeth Sweet and Anne A. Kleinerman, sister Hideko Nishioka, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at City Memorial Park, 144 Judd St.

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Concepcion Bagasol

Posted On August 2nd, 2013 -

July 5, 2013
Concepcion Bagasol, 90, of Honolulu, a senior companion, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son William and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 10 at St. Philomena Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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