Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

Clyde Chikao Marugame

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May 15, 2016
Clyde Chikao Marugame, 73, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and the owner of Manoa Service Station, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Eloise Y.; daughters Jolene K.M. Ching and Renee Y. Marugame; brother Lance; sisters Sharon Nonaka, Coleen Morinaka and Nan Sakaguchi; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 12 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Georgina Malamalama Te’o

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May 21, 2016
Georgina Malamalama Te’o, 30, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Torrance, Calif. She is survived by husband Dicklah F., son Pheniahs L., mother Vera P. Fruean and brother Polo Fruean. Visitation: 2 p.m. June 11 at the Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 239 Palii St. Services: 3:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Mabel De Coite Gomes De Rego

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May 20, 2016
Mabel De Coite Gomes De Rego, 91, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a former usher at Doc Hill and Tanimoto Theatres and a former T.H. Davies and Co. candymaker, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. She was born in Ahualoa. She is survived by sons Michael, Mario and Mark De Rego; daughter Marlene Bugado; stepson Dennis Vierra; sisters Eleanor Carvalho and Mary Lou Ferreira; 17 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 11 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Betty Masumi Medeiros

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May 21, 2016
Betty Masumi Medeiros, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired Bank of Hawaii vice president, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John Jr., son Jon, sister Edith Kunishige, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Wallace Tsutomu Tomei

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May 4, 2016
Wallace Tsutomu “Otto” Tomei, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired pig farmer, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yong Ja, daughter Chong Ahrom, brothers Thaddeus and Wayne, sister Amy Shinsato, and a grandchild. Private services.

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Gladys Kido Falces

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May 30, 2016
Gladys Kido Falces, 81, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Derrick, Stacy and Cullen; daughters Melanie Lui and Cynthia Vida; brother Lawrence Kido; sisters Mildred Kitagawa and Audrey Tokunaga; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 10 at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Erick T.S. Moon

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May 25, 2016
Erick T.S. Moon, 72, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired attorney for the Office of the Public Defender, formerly employed at the Kauai Office of the Prosecuting Attorney and a private practitioner, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Donna; son Erick Jr.; daughters Lynn McLaughlin, Reina Moon Correa and Courtney Deguchi; mother Mary Han; brother Ronald T.Y.; sister Marylee Baumann; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 18 at Kapaa United Church of Christ. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual/aloha attire.

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Jon Tsukazaki

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April 17, 2016
Jon Tsukazaki, 62, of Honolulu, a retired insurance agent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Peter M. Private services.

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Mitsue Goshi

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May 16, 2016
Mitsue Goshi, 91, of Pearl City, a retired state of Hawaii cafeteria worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Marvin H., daughter Eileen M. and brothers Takashi and Toshiaki Tachikawa. Private services.

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Clarence A. Moses

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April 22, 2016
Clarence A. “CMo” Moses, 61, of Honolulu, a city lifeguard at Hanauma Bay Beach Park, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sally; son Kaua; daughters Kapeka, Hiilani and Maluhia Moses, and Puanani Craft; mother Bertha; brother Kimo; sisters Bella Basmayor and Cheryl Moses; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. June 11 at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo.

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Richard Toshio Wachi

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April 19, 2016
Richard Toshio Wachi, 70, of Mililani, a retired electrician for A-1 A-Lectrician, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cheryl E.; sons Lyle, Chris and Brian; brothers Wally and Aaron; sister Karen Otomo; and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Carolyn Sue Harp

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May 23, 2016
Carolyn Sue “Liko” Harp, 60, of Hilo, died in Hospice of Hilo, Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by partner Ku’uipo Kumai; daughter Glendalyn P. Harp; brothers Ben and Alan Nihi, and Isaac D. Jr., John A. and Donald R. Harp; sisters Wanda Mae Chapman and Sheila Hibbs; and a grandchild. Celebration of life to be held at a later date. For more information, leave a voice message at 339-2330.

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Violet Hiroko Murai

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May 20, 2016
Violet Hiroko Murai, 103, of Aiea, a former Royal Hawaiian Manufacturing office manager, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Roger, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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David Bruce Wong

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April 27, 2016
David Bruce Wong, 67, of Honolulu, a construction laborer and kung fu instructor, died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Melissa Kamakawiwo’ole. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 25 at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shizue Imade

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May 18, 2016
Shizue Imade, 84, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hospice of Hilo, Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Kameichi, son Koji Yoshimura, daughter Naomi Matsuura, brothers Hajime and Masami Suzuki and sister Yoshi Yamada. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Roy Tetsuo Nagahara

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May 23, 2016
Roy Tetsuo Nagahara, 71, of Honolulu died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Irene, daughters Kristy Kono and Tammy Yamashita, brothers Francis and Richard, and other family members. Private celebration of life. For more information, contact Christina at 729-0931. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Humane Society.

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Henry Keapokula Yasso

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May 24, 2016
Henry Keapokula “Hanalei” Yasso, 66, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a retired fire captain and an Army National Guard veteran, died in Hoolehua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Sheldon, Hanalei, Kumukoa and Kolealono; daughter Malia Siegmund; brothers Nathan and Kenneth; sister Patricia “Kitty” Coelho; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 11 at St. Damien Catholic Parish. Services to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Merle Kaahea

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May 27, 2016
Merle “Kuulei” Kaahea, 72, of St. Joseph, Mo., a Bank of Hawaii consultant, died in St. Joseph. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Ipo-lani Laumauna and Teresa Pahinui, sons Michael K. III and Theodore N. “Keoki,” seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. No services.

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Hideo Harold Okami

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May 11, 2016
Hideo Harold Okami, 82, of Honolulu, an automotive sales employee at Sears Ala Moana, died in Kailua. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Florence, sons Jeffrey and Jon, daughter Nadine Light, brothers Alvin and Robert, sisters Norma Saiki and Shinobu Fukunaga, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 11 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual/aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Saiei Sato

Posted On June 4th, 2016 -

May 5, 2016
Saiei Sato, 84, of Honolulu, retired owner of Sato Tours, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Yokkaichi, Japan. He is survived by wife Kiyoko, sons Manabo and Makoto, brother Saijiro, sister Sonoko Morikawa and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. June 11 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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William August Schauer Jr.

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April 17, 2016
William August Schauer Jr., 91, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force colonel and pilot, died at home. He was born in Hayden, Ariz. He is survived by wife Kathleen “Kitty,” son David, stepdaughters Cathleen O’Brien and Nancy Strahl, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 3 p.m. June 9 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Scattering of ashes at Kaena Point at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Patsy Y. Shigematsu

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April 25, 2016
Patsy Y. Shigematsu, 93, of Pearl City, a retired bookkeeper and office manager, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Raymond T. and daughter Karen E. Private services.

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Matthew Henry Stevenson

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May 22, 2016
Matthew Henry Stevenson, 37, of Wailua, Kauai, a University of Hawaii range scientist, died. He was born in Washington, D.C. He is survived by wife Rebecca; daughters Roselani “Rosie Jo,” Maile and Liko; mother Mildred Teruya; father William “Bill”; and brother Andrew. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. June 4 at Kauai Community College. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to support Matt’s family.

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Demetrio Dilia Abalos

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May 10, 2016
Demetrio Dilia “Larry” Abalos, 93, of Honolulu, a retired plumber for the federal government and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Herminia; sons Larry, Jerry and Edward; daughters Sharlene Neal, Lorna Dicus and Leona Abalos; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 8 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Lillian Yuriko Uesugi

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May 11, 2016
Lillian Yuriko Uesugi, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply clerk, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Masayuki, sister Ruth Tomita, three grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. June 11 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kenneth Kakuji Chikamoto

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May 15, 2016
Dr. Kenneth Kakuji Chikamoto, 97, of Honolulu, a minister, retired dentist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Doris Y., son Walter A., brother Jiro and a grandchild. Private services.

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Kalanihou Kanei Haumea Valmoja

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May 9, 2016
Kalanihou Kanei Haumea Valmoja, 92, of Mililani, a former Wahiawa General Hospital employee, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Bart; daughters Erma and Georgiana Valmoja, Ethel Haumea, Elizabeth Nishimura, Sharon Cuesta, Faith Fontenot, Bernadine Zukevich, Gayla Sumaoang and Esther Belena; hanai sons Melchor Valmoja and Ezra M. Avilla; hanai daughters Charmel and Mary Valmoja, and Malia Vincent; 38 grandchildren; 102 great-grandchildren; and 37 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 5 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 6 at the mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Lei welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Naome Coloma

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May 21, 2016
Naome Binongcal Coloma, 72, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a Realtor for Lava Rock Realty and retired administrative manager for UCLA School of Medicine, died in Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. She was born in Naguilian, Philippines. She is survived by son Nathaniel Herbert, brothers Alex and Eugene, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Marlene Ann Vea

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May 1, 2016
Marlene Ann Vea, 52, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph K. Jr.; father Clarence Reyes; stepfather William Rejincos Jr.; sons Joseph III and Jonah; daughter Chantelle; brothers William III and Alexander Rejincos; sisters Bernadine Parengit, Clairesetta Sunio, Desiree Kekahuna, Lillian Reyes and Revelmadora Rejincos; and five grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. June 12 at Kewalo Basin. Celebration of life and luncheon to follow at Ala Moana Beach Park, Magic Island, Section 37. Casual beach attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Robert Walter Cross

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May 26, 2016
Robert Walter Cross, 50, of Nanawale, Hawaii, a retired RPM Auto Sales car salesman in Flint, Mich., and a carpenter and an auto mechanic, died at home. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by sons Matthew Gatica, and Eric and Ryan Cross; daughter Heather Poore; companion Geri Tolchin; brother Jim; sisters Tonya Horvath, Charlotte and Stephanie Cross, and April Pluta; and two grandchildren. Scattering of ashes held at Warm Ponds in Kapoho.

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