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Mathew Shotoku Yogi

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Aug. 29, 2016
Mathew Shotoku “Stuka” Yogi, 82, of Honolulu, owner of My Printers and Direct Mail Services Inc., and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Sally C., son Rodney K., daughter Cynthia M.Y. Saelua, sisters Sue S. Gushiken and Leatrice S. Sugiura, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard Shigeto Moriwake

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Aug. 26, 2016
Richard Shigeto Moriwake, 96, of Kaneohe, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Alice Y., sons Rodney and Aaron, daughter Doris Yuen; brothers Jimmy K. and Kiyoto; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Salvacion Adalem Calixtro

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Salvacion Adalem Calixtro, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jonathan and Curtis; brothers Catalino, Henry and Larry Mariano; and sisters Nina Bersaman and Dolores Lamphere. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 27 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Ted Shigemi Osako

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Ted Shigemi Osako, 65, of Hilo, a Hawaiian Telcom retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Corbert, daughters Robbi-Anne Liu and Kristilyn Carney, mother Jane, brothers Gene and Tim, sister Gail Yamasaka and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Radley Chan

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 9, 2016
Radley Chan, 65, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Michelle, sons Kenneth and Creighton, four brothers and four sisters. Taoist services: 10 a.m. Sept. 23 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Gerald Maun Kum Pang

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Gerald Maun Kum Pang, 68, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank and Bank of the West executive, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Selma; son Christopher; daughter Jackielynn Wehrfritz; brothers Gordon, Gaylord and Geoffrey; and sisters Carol Leong and Clarice Chung. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Kuakini Foundation, 347 N. Kuakini St., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Matilda Mary Ching

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Aug. 18, 2016
Matilda Mary “Maxine” Ching, 88, of Kaneohe, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service contract specialist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Damien K.W.K. and Darrit W.T.K., daughter Star-nani Peralta, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sept. 26 at St. Ann Catholic Church. Eulogy at noon. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Richard Karl Raker

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

July 21, 2016
Richard Karl Raker, 58, of Honolulu died. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Mineko, son Christopher and father Richard James. No services. Donations suggested to your favorite charities.

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Georgette Lincoln Decker

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 1, 2016
Georgette Lincoln Decker, 91, of Kailua died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Teddy and sisters Dorynne Ringler, Lovita Alsbury and Iwalani Halm. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John George Rogers

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 5, 2016
John George Rogers, 67, of Honolulu, vice president of telcom project development at Pacific Energy Solutions, died in Honolulu. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Kathryn. Private services.

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Henrietta Pearl Gonsalves

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 14, 2016
Henrietta Pearl Gonsalves, 85, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Don Jr., Valentine and Tony; daughters Antoinette Amii, Olinda Diana De Rego and Verlann Gonsalves; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 27 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Eulogy: 9:30 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Stephen Donald Sands

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 10, 2016
Stephen Donald Sands, 86, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, an architectural designer and artist, died at home. He was born in Providence, R.I. He is survived by nephew Christopher Rooney. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sept. 24 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, also known as Painted Church, in Honaunau, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Benedicto Gorospe

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Aug. 24, 2016
Benedicto Gorospe, 93, of Mililani, an Army veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Lapog, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Crispina S.; sons Nelson S., Antonin S. “Tony,” Ben S. and Mark C.; daughters Tessie Putnam and Fe S. Ludwick; brother Guillermo “Andy”; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 26 at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Fusayo Sakasegawa Scannell

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Aug. 29, 2016
Fusayo Sakasegawa Scannell, 95, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for the federal government, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Peter; daughters Lois Knezek and Marian Swider; brothers Masuo, Mineo and Harry Sakasegawa; sister Sadie S. Sekiya; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Eddie O. Gotori

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 7, 2016
Eddie O. Gotori, 84, of Aiea, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Keiko. Services: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Phyllis A. Sonoda

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Aug. 23, 2016
Phyllis A. Sonoda, 85, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Bruce Asayama and sister Sheila Wong-Prigge. Private services.

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Fumiko Hamatake

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

May 25, 2016
Fumiko Hamatake, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Kyoto, Japan. She is survived by son Robert; daughters Joan Shigemoto, Lois Tasaki and Caroline Hamatake; brothers Kenichi and Shotaro Iida; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 26 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m.

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Robert Richard Taggart

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 13, 2016
Robert Richard “Tag” Taggart, 64, of Hilo, a carpenter, condo manager in the Hilo area and senior pastor at East Hawaii Center for Spiritual Living, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Glassboro, N.J. He is survived by partner Janet Hotchkiss, former wife Angelica J. and brother Paul. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at East Hawaii Center for Spiritual Living, 15-1570 Makuu Drive, Keaau, Hawaii. Donations suggested to East Hawaii Center for Spiritual Living’s Building Fund at hawaiicsl.org (“donate” page), or mail to HCR2, Box 6277, Keaau, HI 96749.

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Walter Masaki Hashimoto

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Aug. 7, 2016
Walter Masaki Hashimoto, 69, of Palolo, a retired accountant, died in Puuwai O Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Mark K., daughter Erin N. Kwock, brother Earl S. and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Leatrice Itsuko Tanna

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Aug. 27, 2016
Leatrice Itsuko Tanna, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George, son Dean, daughter Susan Masaki, sister Judith Furukawa, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation at noon Sept. 25 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Updated information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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William Alan Joyce Jr.

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 14, 2016
William Alan Joyce Jr., also known as “Billy” and “Jay-R,” 55, of Ocean View, Hawaii, an inventor and artist, died at home. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. He is survived by mother Patty Barry and sisters Tandi Kowalski, Nicole Wagstaff-Gasmen, Kelsey Joyce and Megan Blue. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at his mother’s residence, 92-8484 Maile Drive, Ranchos Subdivision, Ocean View. Additional celebration of life: 10 a.m Nov. 28 at Sandy Beach on Oahu. Aloha attire.

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Harry Haruki Tokunaga

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

Sept. 12, 2016
Harry Haruki Tokunaga, 93, of Kailua, a retired food pantry manager, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katharine H. and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Teresita Gonzales Pasion

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

Sept. 1, 2016
Teresita Gonzales “Tessie” Pasion, 71, of Honolulu, a life insurance sales agent, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Manuel D.; sons Robinson and Manuel “John” II; daughter Maritess Ramirez; mother Consolacion Gonzales; brothers Conrad and Dominador Gonzales; sisters Gloria and Felicidad “Anna” Damo, Estrella Agbayani, Isabel Sanchez and Cristina Rivera; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 26 at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com.

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Martina Lucating Ramos

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

Sept. 6, 2016
Martina Lucating Ramos, 86, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Randy, Ernesto and Erickson Lau, Vicente Lao Jr., and Lito and Jumar Ramos; daughter Josie Simeon; 21 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Leatrice Itsuko Tanna

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 27, 2016
Leatrice Itsuko Tanna, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George, son Dean, daughter Susan Masaki, sister Judy Furukawa, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation at noon Sept. 25 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Viva Tauanu’u

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

Sept. 13, 2016
Viva Tauanu’u, 69, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Leone, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Victor, Duke T. and Joe; daughter Makerita; brother Aloilela Tavita; sisters Faamumu Peterson, Fa’aitea Mesi, Vaomalo Maui’a and Faleata James; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sept. 24 at Aiea United Methodist Church, 99-101 Laulima St. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Stephen Anthony Tearney

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

Sept. 6, 2016
Stephen Anthony Tearney, 74, of Honolulu, a Bishop Museum Planetarium teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chula Vista, Calif. He is survived by brothers Bill and Barney Tearney, and Bradford Uffner; and sisters Loretta Tearney-Warner and Claire Weibel. Mass at noon Sept. 22 at Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace.

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Aldrich Visitacion

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

Sept. 11, 2016
Aldrich “AJ” Visitacion, 37, of Makakilo will be remembered in services 10:30 a.m. Sept. 26 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. He died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Alfredo and Emma, sister Bernadette Visitacion-Sumida and grandparent Virginia Cadiente. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 26 at the mortuary. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Macaria Katherine Aiello

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 29, 2016
Macaria Katherine Aiello, also known as “Macky” and “Kay,” 87, of Pearl City, a retiree from Star Market at Kahala Mall, died in Pearl City. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Leo T. Jr., Robert E., Joseph A., Stephen A. and Matthew G.; daughters Angelina Tabieros and Teresa Anne Aiello; sisters Clara Sojot, Dolores Elemia, Olive Moeller, Florence McKinney and Pricilla Fuentes; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 26 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Marcela Amotoy Basug

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 15, 2016
Marcela Amotoy Basug, 83, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Ceferina Domingo, Angelita Basug and Adela Boyer; brother Virgilio Amotoy; and sisters Sitang Basug, Pacita Juan, Teresa Demdem and Lolita Yate. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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