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Dick Van Meerten

Posted On July 19th, 2014 -

July 10, 2014
Dick Van Meerten, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired industrial engineer, died in Kailua. He was born in Indonesia. He is survived by son Dick F., daughter Lydia Y. Toledo, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Barbara Jean Barth

Posted On July 19th, 2014 -

July 16, 2014
Barbara Jean Barth, 78, of Honolulu, a retired elementary school teacher for the Reading, Pa., school district, died in Honolulu. She was born in Reading. She is survived by husband Norman, daughters Laurian Lengel and Carol Hitchens, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Islands Hospice. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Doris Lai Look

Posted On July 19th, 2014 -

June 23, 2014
Doris Lai Look, 87, of Honolulu, a court reporter, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Danford, brother Edwin Lai and sisters Pearl Chang and Mildred Wong. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Audrey Leola Lentz

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 12, 2014
Audrey Leola Lentz, 71, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a former disc jockey known as “Leola James” for various local radio stations and former paralegal for various attorneys, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Edmonton, Alberta. She is survived by husband Henry Stilmack Jr., son Terrill Slobodan, daughters Sandra Slobodan and Tracy Irwin, sister Linda Barbeau, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Timothy Lee Yuk On Chang Wo Jr.

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 6, 2014
Timothy Lee Yuk On Chang Wo Jr., 30, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Tykei; daughter Jordyn Maruyama-Chang Wo; father Timothy Sr.; brothers Pomaikai and Po’okela; sisters Dolores Luis, and Ailina Marie and Dejarene Chang Wo; and grandparents Dolores D. Luis and Henry Chang Wo. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m.

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Reynaldo Rivera Madarang

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

June 20, 2014
Reynaldo Rivera “Rey” Madarang, 81, of Ewa Beach, a retiree from Hawaii Hochi and Consolidated Theatres, died in Honolulu. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Flordeliza G., son Joselito G. and daughter Josephine G. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lang Ngick Cher

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 9, 2014
Lang Ngick Cher, 89, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Kung Lov, daughters Karen Ngo and Lynn Nguyen, 22 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park-Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Barbara Yukiko Nagaue

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 1, 2014
Barbara Yukiko Nagaue, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired Department of Education educator, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.

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Oscar Samson Dayondon

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 9, 2014
Oscar Samson Dayondon, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Cardinal Health Medical Supply and Equipment Co. distribution employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines. He is survived by wife Trinidad L., son Odeelo L., daughter Odessa L. and sister Margarita Hall. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Thursday at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Andrew Park Jr.

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 8, 2014
Andrew Park Jr., 75, of Honolulu, a carpenter and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Chun Cha, son Andrew III, daughter Andrea, brother Calvin, sister Clara Matthews and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lynn Yoshimoto Hatori

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 1, 2014
Lynn Yoshimoto Hatori, 63, of Aina Haina, an executive secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John and daughter Rovyn Nakahara. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Rowland Ka’aumoana Piena

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

Nov. 3, 2013
Rowland Ka’aumoana Piena, 51, of Las Vegas, a Southwest Airlines baggage handler, died in Henderson, Nev. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Kaiki and Wesley, daughter Jasmin, mother Flo, sister Kim-Ly Banks and three grandchildren. Scattering of ashes ceremony: 1 to 4 p.m. July 25 at Alii Beach Park, 66-167 Haleiwa Road, under kiawe tree area 7a/7b by the harbor. Board or canoe to paddle out welcome. Casual or beach attire. Loose flowers welcome to throw in water.

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Tadashi Kai

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

June 16, 2014
Tadashi Kai, 91, of Waipahu, a retired Thoht Construction Co. carpenter and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sumiko, son Tracy T., brothers Hiroshi and Shogo, sister Joyce Fujishige and a grandchild. Private services.

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Jeanne Molly Ritchie

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

June 18, 2014
Jeanne Molly Ritchie, 93, of Haleiwa, a retired executive secretary to the headmaster of St. Andrew’s Priory School, died in Haleiwa. She was born in Pupukea. She is survived by son Tom, daughters Dana R. Fujikake and Barbara Ritchie, brother Dan Derby Jr., sister Merilyn Georgevich, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Honolulu. Services: 3:30 p.m. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or any organization of your choice. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Leighton Kamakani Kaio

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

June 23, 2014
Leighton Kamakani Kaio, 60, of Waianae, a Defense Logistics warehouse agent and a Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai daughters Resina Kaio and Jaymee-Ann Salas, stepdaughters Karen Amina and Kim Kawaa, sister Maxine Nataniela and 10 grandchildren. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated information for an obituary published July 4.

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M. Aurelia Sanchez

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

June 25, 2014
Sister M. Aurelia Sanchez, 72, of Waipahu, a member of the Dominican Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary, died in Torrance, Calif. She was born in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines. She is survived by sisters Eduvijes Sanchez and Tesoro Alvarez. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Resurrection of the Lord Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Services: 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lesieli Funaki Kalavi

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 13, 2014
Lesieli Funaki Kalavi, 94, of Hauula, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Kolofoou, Tongatapu, Tonga. She is survived by son Sione Tonga and daughter Lavinia Tonga. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Theodore Sarmiento

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

June 22, 2014
Theodore Sarmiento, 63, of Aiea, an Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Nathan and Matthew; daughter Mae Morimoto; brothers Agapito, Bobby, Benny and Danny; sisters Mildred Presbitero, Carmen Haugen, Anna Stephenson and Rosa Sarmiento; and nine grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published June 28.

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Walter Kapuamohalanalani Kalei Sr.

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 11, 2014
Walter Kapuamohalanalani Kalei Sr., 84, of Kaneohe, a heavy-equipment operator and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Koko Head. He is survived by daughters Charmaine Chang, Tina Johnson and Donna Kalei; brothers Chris Kalei and Robert Haskell; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Kelvin Homer Trewartha

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

June 27, 2014
Kelvin Homer Trewartha, 58, of Kailua-Kona died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kisumu, Kenya. No services.

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Diane Linda Anderson

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

June 5, 2014
Diane Linda Anderson, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired Castle Medical Center housekeeper, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry M., son Joshua and daughter Gloria Spondike. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Thanh Phuoc Le

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 10, 2014
Thanh Phuoc Le, 85, of Honolulu, an army officer in Vietnam, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Thua Thien, Hue, Vietnam. He is survived by wife Buoi Thi Nguyen; sons Loi, John, Anthony and Michael; daughters Van, Jane, Chantel, Christine and Nguyet Anh; and 15 grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sekiko H. Valpoon

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 9, 2014
Sekiko H. Valpoon, 97, of Kapaa, Kauai, owner of T. Higashi Store, died. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by son Audie, daughter Bonnie Ellamar, brother Jack N. Higashi, three grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Flora C. Bettis

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

June 3, 2014
Flora C. Bettis, 101, of Wahiawa died in Waipahu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons William “Billy” and Kenneth, brother Kenneth Park, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Celeste June Lee

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 11, 2014
Celeste June “CJ” Lee, 69, of Eleele, Kauai, a Hawaii Pacific Health physician coder, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughter Zoya Lee Zerkel and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.

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Michael Allen Caughey

Posted On July 18th, 2014 -

July 11, 2014
Michael Allen “Mike” Caughey, 58, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died at home. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by mother Deloris Miller, brother Daniel R. and sister Terri Cantu. Services pending.

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Shinobu Furusawa

Posted On July 17th, 2014 -

July 14, 2014
Shinobu Furusawa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired research associate at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by husband Eiichi and daughter Eiko. Visitation: 2 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Jose Asher Ybanez Puerto

Posted On July 17th, 2014 -

July 2, 2014
Jose Asher Ybanez Puerto, 45, of Waianae died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosely; son Junrose; daughters Maria J. and Angel; mother Felonila; and sisters Florida Apao, Alma Tanan, Judith Udtohan, Elvie Pagara and Dorothy Puerto. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church, Waianae. Mass: 6 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Jimmie Fuson

Posted On July 17th, 2014 -

July 8, 2014
Jimmie “Jimbo” Fuson, 69, of Waianae, a retired Army staff sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bell County, Ky. He is survived by sons James Joe Fuson and Stanton Rios K. Santiago; brothers Jesse, Arnold, Henry Ray, LeeRoy and Earl; sisters Gracie Mae Browder, Thelma Jean Orr, Della Bramble, Christine Wallis and Diana Jackson; and eight grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Sunday at Pililaau Army Rest Camp, 85-010 Army St., Waianae. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. For service information, call Sidette at 354-0429.

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Maria Saoit Raguindin

Posted On July 17th, 2014 -

July 8, 2014
Maria Saoit Raguindin, 76, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Grover S., Gilbert S. and Abraham S.; daughters Shirley R. Berlanga, Elsie R. Rose and Lisa R. Daclison; sisters Lorraine S. Lorenza and Blanca S. Cenence; and six grandchildren. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Aug. 7 at Mililani Memorial Park. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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