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Ernest Jamorabon Tambio

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 25, 2014
Ernest Jamorabon Tambio, 71, of Aiea died in Honolulu. He was born in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Bobbie P.; sons Ojay, Rhandy and Allan; brother Pat; sisters Lydia Abad and Magdalena Sanchez; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Marcelina C. Galiza

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 6, 2014
Marcelina C. Galiza, 82, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Herminio, Servillano, Wilmer and George; daughters Germana “Edita” Fernandez, Aurea Elvena, Carol Oishi and Marybell Tamayo; brother Nicacio Cacal; sisters Flora Cadiz and Josefina Ranada; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Prayer service: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Hatota Kaitapu Tehiva Jr.

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Hatota Kaitapu Tehiva Jr., 17, of Hana, Maui, a junior at Hana High School, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Hatota Sr. and Uilani; brothers Lawai’a, Mauarii and Oramaragi; sisters Poerava and Teua; and grandmother Joycelene Phillips. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hana. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Waikoloa Cemetery, Hana. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Gerado Behasa Gallarde

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 3, 2014
Gerado Behasa Gallarde, 89, of Aiea, an Army veteran who served in World War II and a Navy Public Works Center retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipio. He is survived by sons Brubeck and Richard, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Andrew D. Tennis

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 6, 2014
Andrew D. Tennis, 24, of Mililani died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by father Frank, mother Alexa Stankiewicz, brother Christopher, and sisters Nicole Tennis and Gabrielle Tennis-Cole. Private services.

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Lorraine Jozaitis

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 30, 2014
Lorraine Jozaitis, also known as “Cus” and “Dimples,” 89, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by son Richard J., daughter Donna Blair, sister Gertrude Denecke, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Emiliano Dumlao Villanueva

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 14, 2014
Emiliano Dumlao Villanueva, 68, of Kahului, a retired Hyatt hotel steward, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Marilyn, sons Milmar and George E., mother Claudia, brothers Leonardo and Arsenio, and sisters Erlinda Tuzon and Adela Santiago. Visitation: 6 p.m. Oct. 3 at Christ the King Church, Kahului. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 4 at the church. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joan Kalaukoa

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 4, 2014
Joan “Malu” Kalaukoa, 75, of Waipahu, a school nurse, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Joseph W., George B. and Joseph A.; and sisters Bernadette and Lei. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Damaso M. Lorenzo Sr.

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 29, 2014
Damaso M. Lorenzo Sr., 88, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Janice; sons Damaso Jr., Frank and Baldomero; brothers Placido and Leopoldo; sisters Primitiva Aguilar and Eufemia Villagin; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Joseph Rufino Maddela Sr.

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 9, 2014
Joseph Rufino Maddela Sr., 73, of Kahului, a building maintenance engineer at Kaanapali Beach Club, died at home. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Ramona; sons Joseph R. Jr., Colin-Lee and Travis “Kealii”; brother Arthur V.; sisters Monica L. Maddela and Roxanne “Hoku” Hu; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 29 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Eulogy: 10:45 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Aloha attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Manuel Mercado Sr.

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 17, 2014
Manuel Mercado Sr., 80, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired county landscaper, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Alice; sons Manuel III, John, Robert, Manuel D. I and Peter; daughters Linda Pennywell, Judy Mercado, Monalisa Santos, Alice Smith, Virginia Santana and Cynthia Kisamore; 34 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Alae Cemetery.

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Shunichi Miyashiro

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

July 29, 2014
Shunichi Miyashiro, 98, of Aiea, a federal retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Alvin and brother Fred. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Carol Jean Souza Aki

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 27, 2014
Carol Jean Souza Aki, 70, of Waipahu, a Safeway retiree, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kevin, Darin, Kaipo and Mark; brother Michael Souza; sisters Bernadette Kopa and Debbie Savea; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. Stephen Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Jerry Minoru Okamura

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 14, 2014
Jerry Minoru Okamura, 78, of Kula, Maui, a retired aerospace engineer for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elsie, daughters Tracy Efflandt and Robin Okamura, brother Howard and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Richard Antone

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 8, 2014
Richard Antone, 90, of Kokomo, Maui, a retired drywaller, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Richard W. and Ronald; daughters Audrey Mae and Judy Ann Antone and Sylvia Jean A. Silva; brother Steven; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Patricia N. Park

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 20, 2014
Patricia N. Park, 85, of Kula, Maui, a former high school teacher in California and teacher at Maunaolu College on Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Salt Lake City. She is survived by companion Alice Martin. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joeffrey Simon Bacay

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 16, 2014
Joeffrey Simon Bacay, 27, of Kahului, a Haiku Landscaping landscaper, died. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Sheryll Velasco; daughter Freyanne A.; father Artemio; brother Joseph; sisters Arlene and Geraldine; and grandmother Carmen. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Juan Sagap Rivera

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 2, 2014
Juan Sagap “Johnny” Rivera, 84, of Lakeland, Hawaii, a retired utility truck driver for Hamakua Sugar Plantation Co., died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Zapat, Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Margarita C., daughters Myrna Rivera-Baptista and Edith Rivera-Sleightholm, sister Matilde R. Ibe, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Prayer service: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Dante Ancheta Biacan

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 30, 2014
Dante Ancheta Biacan, 38, of Waipahu, a cement finisher, died in Kahuku Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jocelyn R., sons Rico D. and Dante D. Jr., daughters Jade R. and Deja R., parents Daniel T. and Teresita A., and sister Bernadette B. Aurio. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

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David Kuulei Ropa

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 13, 2014
David Kuulei Ropa, 75, of Lanai City, an employee of C. Brewer & Co. and Castle & Cooke LLC, died in Lanai Community Hospital. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sandra K., sons David “Boy” and Michael “Kaleo,” daughter Denise “Ola,” sisters Mary-Jane “MJ” Andrade and Kathleen Guitang, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Natasha Uilani Shizue Cobb-Kim

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 11, 2014
Natasha Uilani Shizue Cobb-Kim, also known as “Ui” and “Tash,” 43, of Honolulu, a sales clerk at Target in Salt Lake and a cake decorator, died in New York. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald Cobb, sons Brandon Lee Foster and Billy Cobb, parents Rodney Sr. and Paullete Kim, brothers Rodney Jr. and Damien Kim, and sisters Haunani “Ronnie” Sniffen and Dana Hegwood. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.

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Philibert Gabriel Secretario Jr.

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 3, 2014
Philibert Gabriel “Boy” Secretario Jr., 60, of Lahaina, a Kaanapali Golf Course landscaper and a musician, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by mother Trecita “Terry”; and sisters Wanda Pavao, Beverley Genovese, Cindy Balboa and G. Maka Secretario. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Church. Mass at noon. Lei welcome. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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William L. Copperfield Sr.

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Aug. 31, 2014
William L. Copperfield Sr., 66, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired drywall taper for Onipa’a Anu’enu’e, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gemma; sons Bill and Brandon; daughters Teresa McDonald, Eva Cua and Dana, Malisa and Kristy Copperfield; stepson Nick Hoilen; stepdaughter Rose Ewing; brother Carl T. Simons; sisters Barbara Jacintho and Lorainne Alesna; and 19 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Robert Kwong Chee Siu

Posted On September 21st, 2014 -

Sept. 11, 2014
Father Robert Kwong Chee Siu, 90, of Lander, Wyo., a Catholic priest and a Navy veteran, died in Lander. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Arthur K.B. and James K.M. Vigil of the Deceased: 6 p.m. Thursday at the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace. Funeral Mass at noon Friday. Burial: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to the Priest Retirement Fund of the Roman Catholic Church in Hawaii.

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Uraiatanui June Behling

Posted On September 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 15, 2014
Uraiatanui June Behling, 79, of Laie, a retired cook for Mission Home in Tahiti, died at Castle Medical Center. She is survived by son Tom Mariteragi, daughter Marilyn Mariteragi-Wardle, brother Edwin Tehoiri, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 6th Ward. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Mildred Momoyo Nakama

Posted On September 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 9, 2014
Mildred Momoyo Nakama, 91, of Aiea, a retired dental assistant, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Albert Okuhara and sisters Alice Jichaku, Lillian Nakama, Ruth Fukunaga and Kikuye Okuhara. Private services.

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Carmen Villa Belledo

Posted On September 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Carmen Villa Belledo, 90, of Pahala, Hawaii, a Kau Sugar Co. retiree, died at Kau Hospital. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughter Jane Perry, son Jarry, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Keean Relacion Nuivo

Posted On September 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 8, 2014
Keean Relacion Nuivo, infant son of Aaron Relacion and Taytralyn Nuivo of Lihue, died. He is also survived by brother Elijah Relacion; sisters Niah Relacion and Kyrie Nuivo; grandparents Adele Kaui-Santos and Matthew Santos, Timothy Relacion, and Willie and April Nuivo; and great-grandparents Helen Kaui, Crispin Relacion, Leslie and Peggy Yaka, and Clara Nuivo. Private services.

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Madge Ling Choo Beppu

Posted On September 20th, 2014 -

Aug. 28, 2014
Madge Ling Choo Beppu, 90, of Mililani died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dennis A., Leonard A. and Calvin L.; daughter Grace A. Dijos; brothers Ronald and Howell Wong; sisters Olive Feliciano and Grace Edna De Aguiar; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Violet Mary Pa’ahana

Posted On September 20th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2014
Violet Mary Pa’ahana, 92, of Aiea, a retired hotel industry cook, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Rodney S., daughters Lauraline P.M. Camacho and Sandra L.J. Crumrine, brother Robert J. Perreira, sister Dorothy G. Auna, eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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