Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

Edward Kealoha Blake

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 28, 2013
Edward Kealoha Blake, 83, of Hilo, a retired Paradise Supply technical manager, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Mary; daughters Lehua Ornellas and Edrian Blake-Spencer; brothers William, Archie and Daniel; sisters Paula Castillo, Esther Ching and Josephine Lauas; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Posted in Death Notices

Robert Seizo Nakamura

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 30, 2013
Robert Seizo Nakamura, 75, of Las Vegas and Honolulu, vice president of finance for American Honda Finance Corp., died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Elsie Tatsuguchi; daughters Lisa Luttrell and Tammy Houlihan; brothers Shuichi, Richard and Ernest; sisters Shizue Yamaguchi and Elsie Fujimoto; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Janet Spurgeon Gire

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 24, 2013
Janet Spurgeon Gire, 91, of Honolulu, an executive secretary to the president of Punahou School, died at home. She was born in Sabina, Ohio. She is survived by sons Frank and David, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services and inurnment to be held at a later date in Sabina. Donations suggested to Kilohana United Methodist Church. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Frederick Yasushi Nakamura

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Frederick Yasushi Nakamura, 66, of Aiea, a loss control consultant for First Insurance Co. of Hawaii and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Marsha Higa-Nakamura, son Brent K., brothers James and Roger, and sisters Mildred Uegawachi, Elizabeth Yoshimura and Norma Higa. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Haiku Garden, Kaneohe. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Michaelle Melissa Gall

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Jan. 1, 2014
Michaelle Melissa Gall, 42, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Stockton, Calif. She is survived by husband Kurt M., sons Lantz and Aric, parents Michael and Karen Gonzales, and sister Sharene Gonzales. Visitation: noon Sunday at Pyramid Rock Beach, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Services: 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

Posted in Death Notices

James Kazumi Ono

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 11, 2013
James Kazumi Ono, 71, of Aiea, a retired sheet metal worker, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen, sons Craig and Gary, daughter Dawn Pudiquet, sisters Ellen Higa and Marian Ichiyama, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Atsuko Hayase

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 26, 2013
Atsuko Hayase, 69, of Pearl City, a retired DFS Hawaii beauty consultant, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Taiwan. She is survived by husband George O., son Tracy T., daughter Sherine S. Nohara, brother Daniel H. Nishiguchi and sisters Sue S. Nishiguchi and Susan F. Ogata. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Karl Johan Poohina

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 24, 2013
Karl Johan Poohina, 79, of Kailua, a retired tour bus operator and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Misae, brother Jeff Moore and sister Wanda Shorter. Private services. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Remedios C. Hartmann

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 28, 2013
Remedios C. Hartmann, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Keith, brother Camilo Cabalan and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Red Cross.

Posted in Death Notices

Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Janice Mary Elizabeth Ulii Akana, 77, of Waimea, a medical transcriptionist at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died in Waimea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joshua; daughters Janna Keawe and Jerri Dizol; mother Kamila Malterre; brother Joseph Malterre; sisters Ritchie Ramscyer, Kamila Civetz and Hazel-Lee Shaw; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Karl Johan Poohina

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 24, 2013
Karl Johan Poohina, 79, of Kailua, a retired tour bus operator and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Misae, brother Jeff Moore and sister Wanda Shorter. Private services. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Maximo Ventura Labuguen

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 25, 2013
Maximo Ventura Labuguen, 96, of Honolulu, a retired farmer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Estanislao D., daughters Violeta Labuguen-Simpliciano and Clarita Peters, hanai son Arnulfo Pascual, four grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Mary Ann Schumacher

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 21, 2013
Mary Ann Schumacher, 62, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Omaha, Neb. She is survived by mother Eugenia Schulte; brothers Darrell G., Leonard L., Daniel R., Edwin J. and Elmer Schulte; and sisters Donna R. Davis, Francine V. Buettner, Rita M. Goldstein, Paulette Rice and Pamela McIntyre. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Grace Marie Hunter

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Grace Marie Hunter, 63, of Kaneohe, a library clerk for St. Ann School Kaneohe and a schoolteacher in Las Vegas, died in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by sons Bruce and James Mayes, daughter Rachel Springer, sisters Alice Boelkens and Ruth Hunter, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Services: 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Pacita Meria Ramiscal

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 15, 2013
Pacita Meria Ramiscal, 85, of Kaneohe, a Moana Surfrider waitress, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Robert and Glenn Lizardo; daughters Patsy Cuevas, Yolanda Gomes and Charleen Shaw; sisters Rose Antolin, Dolores Timbreza and Cora Dongcong; 15 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwick-oahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Ahlana R.L.A.L. Lapre

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 20, 2013
Ahlana R.L.A.L. Lapre, 2, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by parents Eric Lapre and Hillary Gomes; grandparents Carolynn Lapre, Luana H. Gomes and Eric Gomes; and great-grandparents Nelly Lapre and Ah Lan Hiro. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Vikatoa Kavapalu

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 28, 2013
Vikatoa Kavapalu, 26, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by parents Sione and Olivia; brothers Ofa, Taniela and Tuliakiono; and sister Lesieli Dexter. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Kimberly Roney

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 14, 2013
Kimberly “Kim” Roney, 55, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Pittsburgh. She is survived by husband Michael “Mike,” sons Kawika and Daniel, and sisters Paula, Kathy, Bobbie, Debbie, Beth and Amy. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu, Koolau. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Barbara Natsuko Nakamura

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Barbara Natsuko Nakamura, 98, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughter Joy Bond, brother Sueo Sasaki, sisters Alma Tagawa and Charlotte Omoto, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Charles Chikashi Kimura

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Charles Chikashi “Chika” Kimura, 91, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Grace, daughter Leslie Ann White, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Mary Ann Schumacher

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 21, 2013
Mary Ann Schumacher, 62, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Omaha, Neb. She is survived by mother Eugenia Schulte; brothers Darrell G., Leonard L., Daniel R., Edwin J. and Elmer Schulte; and sisters Donna R. Davis, Francine V. Buettner, Rita M. Goldstein, Paulette Rice and Pamela McIntyre. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Eileen Janet O’Conner

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 28, 2013
Eileen Janet O’Conner, 77, of Honolulu, a schoolteacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pittsburgh. She is survived by son Donald Ostrow, brother James and sister Sally. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Floyd Anthony Lopez

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 15, 2013
Floyd Anthony Lopez, 63, of Mililani, a former employee of the state Department of Public Safety Sheriff Division and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Kelly Jean K., son Kelson I.A., brother Robert W., sister Sylvia M. Ader and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Posted in Death Notices

Chiyoko Tawara

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 23, 2013
Chiyoko Tawara, 100, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, died. She was born in California. She is survived by sons Robert H. and Edmund; daughters Naomi K. Oda, Bessie M. Kubo and Anna K. Kaku; brother Joji Kawachi; sisters Miyeko Kanemori, Mineko Katsura, Machiko Takaki and Shizuko Kajiwara; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Herbert Yit Hoy Pang

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Herbert Yit Hoy Pang, 89, of Kaneohe, a truck driver at Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Douglass, Keith and Nathan; daughter Gale Miranda; brothers Richard and Edward; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Florentino Mitte

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Florentino Mitte, 87, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by brothers Pablo Metiz and Andrew Mitte, and sisters Virginia M. Gualdarama and Rosemarie Mitte. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Posted in Death Notices

Sally Christine Whitney

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 23, 2013
Sally Christine Whitney, 58, of Kapoho, Hawaii, owner of Hale o Naia Bed and Breakfast in Kapoho and a registered nurse, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by companion Jeff Neumann, mother Willene and sisters Nancy Mann and Julie Whitney. Services at a later date.

Posted in Death Notices

Wayne Curtis Rice

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 28, 2013
Wayne Curtis Rice, 66, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who worked in the legal field, died in Honolulu. He was born in Washington. He is survived by companion Anthony Randall and sister Rosemary. Services to be held at a later date. Donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society.

Posted in Death Notices

Janet Mitsu Mizuha

Posted On January 2nd, 2014 -

Dec. 23, 2013
Janet Mitsu Mizuha, 65, of Honolulu, a state admissions clerk for the University of Hawaii, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born on Maui. She is survived by brother Dr. Byron. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Posted in Death Notices

Kathrine Kailiponi Merseburgh

Posted On January 1st, 2014 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Kathrine Kailiponi Merseburgh, 66, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph, James, Shandle and Sean; daughters Zavier Supebedia, Zandra and Vanessa Merseburgh, and Zina Dabney; brother James Kepano; sisters Victoria “Mom” and Martha Merseburgh, Florence Kealoha and Joanna Lopes; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Posted in Death Notices

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran
do it yourself Living Trust software from Standard Legal