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Teodoro Francisco

Posted On March 27th, 2016 -

March 9, 2016
Teodoro “Ama” Francisco, 103, of Keaau, Hawaii, an employee of Mr. Papaya and S&L Papaya, died at home. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Emiliano Francisco; daughters Cenona Vallente, Nancy Daquioag, Feliciana Dela Cruz and Flordelina Calapit; 19 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. April 1 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. April 2 at Sacred Heart Church-Pahoa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Pahoa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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David Kenison Tanimoto

Posted On March 27th, 2016 -

Feb. 28, 2016
David Kenison Tanimoto, 33, of Waianae, a floor layer, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Chyla A. Rellin; son David K. Jr.; daughters Caydielynn, Caysha and Dallas Tanimoto, and Cayla Rellin; and sister Rhoda Broad. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. April 2 at Maili Beach Park. Casual attire. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Alan Henry Hardy

Posted On March 27th, 2016 -

March 6, 2016
Alan Henry Hardy, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force colonel, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Kansas. He is survived by sister Joann H. Kreimendahl. Services: 10 a.m. April 1 at Fort DeRussy Chapel. Burial at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Phoebe Pomaikai Hauanio

Posted On March 27th, 2016 -

March 8, 2016
Phoebe Pomaikai “Aunty Tillie” Hauanio, 78, of Honolulu, a janitor, died at Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kaleo Keo; daughters Cindy Ann, Christy, DeeDee, Teri and Kawai; brothers Edward “Jr.,” Richard and Moke; sister Caroline Ford; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. April 2 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Flowers welcome. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanalua mortuary.com.

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Elizabeth Castillo Baker

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 14, 2016
Elizabeth Castillo Baker, 92, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son James R., daughter Eleu A. Nalu-Herald and a grandchild. Private services.

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Donald William Wood

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

Nov. 24, 2015
Donald William “Bill” Wood, 69, of Honolulu, a professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in Honolulu. He was born in Regina, Saskatchewan. He is survived by wife Sandie and son Patrick. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 2 at Kaneohe Yacht Club. Services: 11 a.m. Luncheon at noon. Casual attire. Donations suggested to the UH Foundation D. William Wood Endowed Scholarship for Pacific Island Health Administrators.

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Felipa Abesia Cabreros

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 9, 2016
Felipa Abesia Cabreros, 93, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in San Fernando, Cebu, Philippines. She is survived by sons Tomas and Robert; daughters Edna deLeon, Allyn Bautista, Fe Ola and Maria Luna Rellanos; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. March 31 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. April 1 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Guo Quan Wu

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 10, 2016
Guo Quan Wu, 82, of Honolulu, past president of the Lung Doo Benevolent Society, died. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Dipwu, sons Tony and Zhong Qing, daughter Joanna Li and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. April 1 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 11:45 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Joseph Cardoza

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 21, 2016
Joseph Cardoza, 70, of Waianae, chief executive officer and owner of JC Roofing, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kai V., daughter Jodi M. Afong, sisters Aloma Taniguchi and Burma Kaneapua, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. April 1 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Quintin Masao Cho

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

Feb. 24, 2016
Quintin Masao Cho, 21, of Kaneohe, an auto technician for Sears Auto-Windward Mall, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Philip and Karen Kay, brother Garrett and grandmothers Lynn Cho and Irene Makishi. Visitation: 3 p.m. April 2 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Joseph Jacinth DeLuz

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 12, 2016
Joseph Jacinth DeLuz, 82, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a self-employed landscaping business owner, died on Maui. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jill; stepsons Robert and Harold Kaula; brother Jacinth; sisters Shirley and Betty DeLuz, Barbara Quanan and Rose Hatakayama; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 8 at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Gary Yoshito Higa

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

Feb. 24, 2016
Gary Yoshito Higa, 70, of Honolulu, owner of Kamaaina Maintenance, died in a private care home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brothers Roy and Grant, and sister Karen Hiroshige. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Li Fang Huang

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 6, 2016
Li Fang Huang, 97, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Kuan Chih Chuan, daughters Guan Feng Qiong and Kwan Fung Kam, eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 2 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Gilbert Noboru Kuioka

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

Feb. 26, 2016
Gilbert Noboru Kuioka, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Spencecliff maintenance employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Irene; son Darrell; daughters Linda Shikuma, Cheryl Murakami and Cathleen Peters; brother Akira; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Gerardo Luczon

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

Feb. 28, 2016
Gerardo “Gerry” Luczon, 93, of Waimea, Hawaii, formerly of Molokai, a retired industrial painter for Takemoto Painting and a pineapple field experiment processor, died at home. He was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mary, son Andrew, daughters Esther Luczon and Emerlinda Ibera, sisters Tomasa Ursulum and Monica Ulangca, nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.Visitation: 9 a.m. April 2 at Mana Christian Church, Kahilu Community Center, Waimea. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Lucy R. Moniz

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 13, 2016
Lucy R. Moniz, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Leonard’s Bakery cake decorator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Douglas J., sister Josephine Kell, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. March 31 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 2:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mitsuru Morita

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

Feb. 12, 2016
Mitsuru Morita, 102, of Kaneohe, a retired Moana Surfrider pantry worker, died in Pohai Nani Care Center. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 5 p.m. April 1 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Akiko Nosaka

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 2, 2016
Akiko “Aki” Nosaka, 93, of Honolulu, a retired employee from the Straub Clinic business office, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by son Jonathan R.; daughters Patti R. Osebold and Ann N. Kabasawa; brothers George K. and Paul Tamaki; sisters Sachi Kaneshiro, Mary Karatsu and Dorothy Kuwaye; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. April 3 at the 100th Infantry Battalion Clubhouse, 520 Kamoku St.; parking available at Ala Wai Elementary School.

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Richard Rikio Oba

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 8, 2016
Richard Rikio Oba, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired Foremost Dairies deliveryman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Norma, son Irvin, daughter Lorraine, brother William Yasunaga, sisters Alice Yamanouchi and Frances Matsuno, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. April 2 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

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Ellen Yoshie Saiki

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 6, 2016
Ellen Yoshie Saiki, 87, of Milton, Wash., died in Milton. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Floyd and Terry; daughter Naomi Love; brothers Gordon, Bach and Hideo Koigawachi; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services in Federal Way, Wash. No flowers.

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Stephen Hayanari Sasaki

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 15, 2016
Stephen Hayanari Sasaki, 69, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cathleen; son Matt; daughters Jen, Bree and June Sasaki, and Nicki Dillon; brothers Raymond Jr. and Mark; sister Jo Anne Miyashiro; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Benjamin Kong Aiu

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 9, 2016
Benjamin Kong Aiu, 93, of Oxnard, Calif., a retired electronics technician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Oxnard. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Rene, son James, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 8:30 a.m. March 31 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Maria Urubio Ugalino

Posted On March 26th, 2016 -

March 4, 2016
Maria Urubio Ugalino, 97, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Enriqueta Ponce; sons Francisco Jr., Candido and Tereso; sisters Hermogena Jurado and Reynalda Udarbe; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. March 30 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 31 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Vernon S. Gomes

Posted On March 25th, 2016 -

March 21, 2016
Vernon S. “Boise” Gomes, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dexter, daughter Corinne Beck, sister Nanny Deluze, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alfred Joseph Jeremiah

Posted On March 25th, 2016 -

Jan. 9, 2016
Alfred Joseph Jeremiah, 68, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, an employee at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl and a Navy veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandi; sons Damon and Jeffrey Rapozo; sisters Diana Rittmeister, Mardell Manzano and Patsy Eddy; brothers Thomas and Jeptha Eddy, and Wayne Arnett; and five grandchildren. Services held.

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Mary Rose Karas

Posted On March 25th, 2016 -

March 6, 2016
Mary Rose Karas, 73, of Grand Rapids, Minn., a hotel housekeeper, died in Grand Rapids. She was born in Urbana, Ill. She is survived by brother Peter and sister Florence Tom. Private services.

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Stanley Paul Kea

Posted On March 25th, 2016 -

March 6, 2016
Stanley Paul Kea, 77, of Honolulu, a switchboard technician and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bessie S. Mukai-Kea; daughters Rhonda Velardo, Debbie Boots and Laurie Kea; son Leonard M.; stepsons Derek and Chad Mukai; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 31 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ronald Mariano Agrigado

Posted On March 25th, 2016 -

March 18, 2016
Ronald Mariano Agrigado, 69, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, proprietor of a carpentry construction company and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Cheryl Octavio and Rachelle Agrigado, sons Ryan Agrigado and Jason Kim, mother of his children Paula, brother Dennis and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. March 28 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. April 10 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

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Dik Yau Leung

Posted On March 25th, 2016 -

March 11, 2016
Dik Yau Leung, 89, of Waipahu, a waitress for Inn of Six Happiness and Young’s Fish Market, died in Liliha Health Care Center. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Tony, Roy and Kwok; daughters Lily Lee and Mi Ni Oshiro; sisters Wun Yee Leong, Connie Ho and Katty Cheng; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 30 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Doris Kaumelani Amorin

Posted On March 25th, 2016 -

March 2, 2016
Doris Kaumelani Amorin, 92, of Honolulu, a Dole Cannery inspector, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Raynard P., daughter Darlene Waitherwerch, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 31 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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