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John Francis Mitchell

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 1, 2014
John Francis Mitchell, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired Marine Corps colonel who served in World War II, died in the Community Living Center at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Veronica; son Robert M.; daughters Dallas Rohr, Olivia and Deanna Rezentes, Vee Medeiros, Kimberlyn Ah Hee and Chaminade Ornellas; sister Diane Taylor; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Committal services:10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Elizabeth Paiva Wong

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 10, 2014
Elizabeth Paiva Wong, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Stephen; daughter Robin Hall; brother Albert “Sonny” Paiva; sisters Minnie Reis, Lorraine Steinbacher, Josephine Andrade and Katherine Opunui; and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Mother Marianne Cope Chapel, St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii. Inurnment: 2 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Alfred Gene Cordeiro

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 9, 2014
Alfred Gene Cordeiro, 53, of Ewa Beach, a former General Growth Properties landscape manager at Ala Moana Center, died in Aiea. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sharen, mother Mae Jean and brother Eddie Gene. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Amy Fumie Mizukami

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Amy Fumie Mizukami, 90, of Wailuku, formerly of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Wailuku. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Mel, daughters Janice Tsukada and Karen Apana, sisters Kay Ishigami and Rose Furuya, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Dolores Edith De Lima

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

Sept. 5, 2013
Dolores Edith De Lima, 80, of Honolulu, a secretary at St. John Episcopal School on Guam, Xerox Corp. in Guam and Foster Farms of California, died in Littleton, Colo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John P., daughter Cynthia L. Duncan, sister Cloe L. Eggersgluss and a grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Private scattering of ashes. Updated service information for an obituary published Sept. 7.

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Paul Yui Woon Ng

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
Paul Yui Woon Ng, 76, of Honolulu, a Hilton Hawaiian Village retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Shekkei, China. He is survived by wife Lai Siu; sons Patrick, Philip and Harry; brother Yui Sum; sisters Rosa Lee and Mo Kwan Ko; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Francis E. Fenlon Jr.

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 3, 2014
Francis E. Fenlon Jr., 70, of Aiea, a Honolulu Community College academic counselor, died in Aiea. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by son Frank C., brother Raymond and sister Lorinda Aitken. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Glen Kazuto Okamura

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Glen Kazuto Okamura, 87, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kiku, sons Gene and Jon, daughter Lori Gaynor and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Yasuko Fukuhara

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

Feb. 20, 2014
Yasuko Fukuhara, 98, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by brother Kenneth and sisters Elaine Sato and Mildred Okamura. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Robert L. Paaluhi Sr.

Posted On March 19th, 2014 -

March 3, 2014
Robert L. “Bobby” Paaluhi Sr., 75, of Waianae, a musician for Kawai Cockett and the Lei Kukui Serenaders, retired Royal Contracting Inc. truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Deanna; sons Robert Jr., Weyten, Keith and Derek Sr.; daughters Laurene McFeeley and Willy Ann Paaluhi; 18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Allen Dat Cho Chun

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 10, 2014
Allen Dat Cho “Dutchie” Chun, 90, of Honolulu, a retired federal government paint supervisor for the Navy Public Works Center, retired state Department of Transportation laborer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Martha W., sons Randall H.F. and Eldon H.W., daughter Allene E.F., brother Dr. Wallace, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Fabian Toribio

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 27, 2014
Fabian Toribio, 76, of Hilo, a retired Air Force technical sergeant, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Onomea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nancy K.; son Jon Jon; daughter Nancy T. Tabandera; stepsons Jack, Jeffrey, Mark and Timothy Vanderhoff; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Burial: noon March 25 at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Russell David Kalani Kuamoo

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Russell David Kalani Kuamoo, 59, of Hilo, a former welder and machinist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Beni-Jo; sons Roland A., Myles and Huaka; daughters Mitzi and Ramzi; brother Darrell; sister Mapu Abraham; and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Puhi Bay, Keaukaha. Casual attire.

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William Kiyomasa Nakamura

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 27, 2014
William Kiyomasa Nakamura, 93, of Honolulu, a controller for Maui News and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Nobuye, son Don, daughter Gwen Yoshizawa, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Linda Avery Culverhouse

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 16, 2014
Linda Avery Culverhouse, 55, of Buffalo, N.Y., died in Buffalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kainoa and brother Geoffrey S. Avery. Private services.

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Merle Tatsuno Umebayashi

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 21, 2014
Merle Tatsuno Umebayashi, 90, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Keijiro, sons Colin and Clifford, daughters Cheryl Harris and Faye Koto, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Serices: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lloyd Kiyoshi Kunimura

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 15, 2014
Lloyd Kiyoshi Kunimura, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Airlines aircraft mechanic and an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lynda K. Heim and Lora K. Kunimura, brothers Andy T. and Ernest M., and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Tsuyoshi Nishimoto

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Jan. 30, 2014
Tsuyoshi “Nick” Nishimoto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Safeway produce manager and a retired Army staff sergeant and 35th Infantry member who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Mary Beth and Maria Boushell, and Ruth Watkins; brother Ronald; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Cattleya orchids welcome. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Patricia Jo Caldwell DeLong

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 11, 2014
Patricia Jo Caldwell DeLong, 83, of Kailua, a retired director of nursing services at Beverly Manor and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. She was born in Radford, Va. She is survived by sons Edward, Keith and John; daughter Lisa; sister Marianne Reading; and a grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, Kailua. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, Kailua.

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Mark Steven Vierra

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 13, 2014
Mark Steven Vierra, 60, of Waianae, a retired Wire Products of Hawaii laborer, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Debby; sons David Earl Jr., Matthew J. and Jeffery John Cushing Sr.; sisters Betty Jane Pacheco, Cathy Sabanal and Doreen Bicoy; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Maili Beach Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Eugene Emil Leucht

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 8, 2014
Eugene Emil Leucht, 85, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired architect, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by sons Gary and Jeff, daughter Nancy Marquiss and four grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo or Christ Lutheran Church.

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Rita Kau’ilani Huihui Parker

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Jan. 29, 2014
Rita Kau’ilani Huihui “Lita” Parker, 77, of Waimanalo died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alexander Jr.; sons Alexander III, Lionel and Wes; daughters Alice Parker and Sondra M. Bush; brother William “Zingy” Huihui; sisters Sybil H. Sanchez, Sonja Fredlund, Mona Huihui, Alicia McCullen and Liz Bustillo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua first ward. Services: 11:15 a.m. Private interment at a later date.

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Timothy F. Eden

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 12, 2014
Timothy F. Eden, 53, of Honolulu, an electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Minnesota. He is survived by companion Diane C. Frommes, sons Gary Stillwell and Shane Johnson, daughter Tamara Lehti, mother Betty, brothers Ernie and Doug, sister Linda and eight grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Ellawin L. Wilk

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Ellawin L. Wilk, 79, of Honolulu, a cashier, died in Hale Mohalu Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Daniel K. Aki and Ronnie G. Fernandez, brother Edward K. Aki Jr., seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Manu Folaumahina Loketi

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 6, 2014
Manu Folaumahina “Tu’ipulotu” Loketi, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Regency Hotel maintenance employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Longoteme, Tonga. He is survived by sons Solomone, Taniela, Saia “Sione Finau,” Sitaleki, Alatini and Lupeni; daughter Kakala; brothers Tevita Haiteni and Sione Tupou; sister Kakala Vaihu; 21 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Free Church of Tonga. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Mitsuko Powell

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Feb. 20, 2014
Mitsuko Powell, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers tour coordinator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Henry, daughter Shirley, sister Sachiko Shirase, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Adeline R. Franco

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March 13, 2014
Adeline R. Franco, 92, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Stan and Norman, daughter Darlene Janosko, nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Sharon Sachiko Yoshiura

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Feb. 25, 2014
Sharon Sachiko Yoshiura, 64, of Honolulu, a member advocacy manager for HMSA, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Glen K., sons Blake and Daniel, and sisters Diane Goo and Arlene Matsuura. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Norine Luann Madrona

Posted On March 18th, 2014 -

March 2, 2014
Norine Luann Madrona, 79, of Hilo, a retired operator services manager, died at home. She was born in North Dakota. She is survived by sons Randall and Terry Clay, and Robert Carter; daughter Dinah Clay-Melvin; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to Dinah Clay-Melvin, 100 Hoomalu Place, Hilo, HI 96720.

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Michael Phelps Quinn

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March 11, 2014
Michael Phelps Quinn, 74, of Kula, Maui, formerly of New York, a Manufacturers Hanover Trust retiree, chief financial officer for the Maui County Department of Water Supply and an Army veteran, died in Kihei, Maui. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Audrey; son Patrick; daughters Gretchen Quinn, Anne Termine and Kara Di Falco; brothers Mark and John; sister Eileen Juico; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life in New York. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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