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Jena Ebanez Pacyao

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Jena Ebanez Pacyao, 65, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Claudio “Joe” Pacyao Jr.; daughters Claudine Jurkovic and Leizelsweedia “Lei” Rowan; brother Magdolino Ibanes; sisters Celerine Lumanlan, Margaretha Burns, Julia Rances, Patricia Gonsalves, Palabia “Laly” Ebanez and Aurelia, Maria and Amada Ibanes; and eight grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church on Puuhale Road. Parking entrance on Eluwene Street.

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Mary Ann Leilani Kekua

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 11, 2014
Mary Ann Leilani Kekua, 75, of Honolulu, a retired employee of the Queen’s Medical Center Imaging Department, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Patrick, David, Peter and Mark; daughter Donna Kekauoha; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Loraine W. Purdy

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

March 24, 2014
Loraine W. Purdy, 70, of Kapolei, a retired Napoleon’s Bakery Plant production worker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Johnathan K. and Andrew A. Jr.; daughters Andrea P., Laurie M. and Adrienne L. Purdy, and Louise K. Perreira; brother Richard Polelia; sisters Melicia Carreira and Haleiwa Kalau; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Program: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Buster Mitsuaki Komori

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 4, 2014
Buster Mitsuaki Komori, 89, of Honolulu, a chief executive officer of Buster’s Repair Services and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Jared and David; daughters Leslie Silva and Charlene Dunlap; brother Fam; sisters Mildred Akimoto, Edna Kondo and Ethel Nakagawa; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a hanai great-grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John Roy Smith Sr.

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

March 31, 2014
John Roy Smith Sr., 67, of Waianae, a commercial fisherman and mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys N.; sons John Jr., Mark and Matt; brother Jeffrey Smith; sisters Carol Marrero, Lucy Parker and Marie Wessel; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Viola M. Kuhlmann

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 1, 2014
Viola M. “Vida” Kuhlmann, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Archibald P. Jr. and Henry “Hardy” Akau, and James, Robert and Thomas Kuhlmann; daughters Eva and Yvonne Kuhlmann; brother Henry Maile; sister Jean Luning; 22 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Eulogy: 9:30 a.m. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Hillcrest section. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Roy L. Terry

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Roy L. Terry, 72, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired school bus driver, trainer and mechanic, as well as an owner and dump truck driver for Terry’s Specialty Hauling in Keaau, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Teton, Idaho. He is survived by wife Bonnie; sons Roger, David, Jason and Duane; stepsons Stephen and David Barnes; daughter Julie Gustin; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. No services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.

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Masao Kurosu

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 3, 2014
Masao Kurosu, 86, of Honolulu, a retired financial planner, died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Gladys H.; son Craig S.; daughters Jan M. Narikawa and Kathy Y. Tanaka; sisters Chiyo Kato, Doris Yamane and Hanako Nakagawa; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Grace Kiyabu Toyofuku

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

March 31, 2014
Grace Kiyabu Toyofuku, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Finance Insurance accounting clerk, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Thomas; daughters Corinne Daido; brother Fred Kiyabu; sisters Sadako Oda, Mildred Dessauer, Doris Bickel and Geraldine Texeira; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Marciel Torres Celebrado

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 8, 2014
Marciel Torres Celebrado, 92, of Kahului, a retired rigger at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by son Gary McIlrath, daughter Gay Ann, stepson Lloyd Yukawa, brother Santiago Magallanes, sister Julita Kaiama, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Sanford J. Langa

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Sanford J. Langa, 84, of Kahului, a lawyer and partner at Poelman & Langa in Wailuku, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by brother John M. and sister Lynne Story. Services: 2 p.m. May 18 at Pookela Church, Makawao, Maui. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Margaret Jane Vandenbergh

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Margaret Jane Vandenbergh, 91, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Baltimore. She is survived by sons Mark and Scot, daughter Meryl Houlton, sister Henrietta Killam, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Beverly Ann Kamomiala Chu

Posted On April 21st, 2014 -

March 15, 2014
Beverly Ann Kamomiala Chu, 71, of Hilo, a retired teacher at Pahoa High School and Hilo Intermediate School, died in Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Kona. She is survived by husband Ronald S.P. “Singie”; son Wyllis; daughters Ronnette Chu and Shawn Chu-Quinn; brothers Calvin, Stan, Milton, Wendell and Dale Oka, and Sam and Lino Kamakau; sister Olalani Kamakau; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Malia Puka ‘o Kalani Catholic Church in Keaukaha. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Joseph E. Andrews

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 5, 2014
Dr. Joseph E. Andrews, 99, of Kula, Maui, a retired Kula Hospital surgeon and an Army veteran, died. He was born in McKees Rocks, Penn. He is survived by sons John and Mark; daughters Dr. Anne Louis, Terry Haljun and Dr. Mary Jo Andrews; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services to be announced. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Robert Anthony Musko

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Robert Anthony Musko, 46, of Arkansas, an electrician, died at home. He was born in San Gabriel, Calif. He is survived by son Jason K. Santiago, mother Marguerite Webber-Beck, stepfather Robert Beck, brother Sean D. and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Norman M. Fujikawa

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 26, 2014
Norman M. Fujikawa, 86, of Honolulu, a New York Life Insurance retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Teruyo N., and sisters Bernice Tsutsumi and Hazel Higashi. Private services.

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Paul L. Seaman

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 14, 2014
Paul L. Seaman, 83, of Honolulu, a writer, a photographer and a retired Air Force colonel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (today known as Indonesia). He is survived by wife Ann Seaman Potts, daughter Anne Young and two grandchildren. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Matthew Alvin Gouveia

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 2, 2014
Matthew Alvin Gouveia, 55, of Wahiawa, a DCK Corp. employee, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith A. Nii; daughters Jessica Eskina, Brittney Briones, Amber Gouveia and Jasmine Tomei; mother Jacqueline; sisters Bernice, Cheryl and Renee; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Friday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 4 p.m. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. at Dot’s Restaurant in Wahiawa.

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Lucille Aguirre Sierra

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 2, 2014
Lucille Aguirre Sierra, 91, of Hayward, Calif., formerly of Makawao, Maui, a homemaker and a member of Hawaii’s Women’s Air Raid Defense during World War II, died in Hayward. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by son Peter Gerard, daughters Priscilla DeCoite and Marisa Lewis-Mateo, brothers Agapito and Benjamin Aguirre, sister Pauline Yap, nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Daniel Johnsen

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 15, 2014
Daniel Johnsen, 79, of Lihue, a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier and a Navy veteran who served during the Korean War, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wisconsin. He is survived by wife Barbara, sons Michael and Danny, daughter Laurie Edmundson, brother Bob, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Veterans Cemetery.

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John G. Silva

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 28, 2014
John G. “Jack” Silva, 84, of Hilo, a retired sheet metal worker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by daughter Susan Douglas, sister Lita Botelho and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Charles K. Kahaleauki Sr.

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 28, 2014
Charles K. Kahaleauki Sr., 94, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Hardwood wood cutter, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Kaupo, Maui. He is survived by wife Sheila R., son Charles Jr., daughter Geranium Kuhaulua, hanai son Wendall Wong, stepson Stephen R. Gladden, stepdaughter Cassandra M. Valvo, sisters Janet Kamanao and Barbara Umiamaka, and three stepgrandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Kay Harriet Sipiora

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Kay Harriet Sipiora, 68, of Kahului, a teacher and an artist, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Rockford, Ill. She is survived by brothers Grow Toulh, and Glenn and Phillip Miller. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Wailuku Door of Faith Church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial at noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Ae Soon Kim

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 12, 2014
Ae Soon Kim, 83, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by son Albert D.B., daughter Crystal Yasuda, brother Ku Hyun Chung, sisters Yong Soon and Jung Soon Chung, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Pius Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave., Manoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Clifford Morris Spencer III

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 4, 2014
Clifford Morris “Buzz” Spencer III, 63, of Kahului, director of Salvation Army’s Maui County disaster relief program, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Kimber; sons Cory Brown and Seth Spencer; daughters April, Angelica and Jessica Spencer and Amber Ortiz; brothers Gary Spencer, Tommy Gun Adams and Tommy Jackson; and sisters Patty Spencer, Lisa Miner and Sandy Clayborn. Memorial motorcycle rides: 9 a.m. Saturday and May 26 from Burger King, Kahului. Donations suggested to the Clifford Spencer Memorial Fund at Bank of Hawaii branches or to prowler99blk01@yahoo.com via PayPal. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Betty Tsurue Koizumi

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 29, 2014
Betty Tsurue Koizumi, 86, of Waipahu, a state Department of Health-Waimano Home retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Arnold and Adrian, daughter Aileen Bello, sisters Lillian Yamamoto and Jennie Tsuchidana, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Francis Tam Sing

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Richard Francis “Dickie” Tam Sing, 81, of Pukalani, Maui, owner of Upcountry Fishery, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Martha Jean; son Timothy; daughters Robin Mae Tam Sing and Kimberly Louise Coelho; brother Joseph Henry; sisters Loretta Alameda, Theresa Lui and Carole Mae Tam Sing; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Patrocino Lazo

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

March 22, 2014
Patrocino “P.D.” Lazo, 82, of Honolulu, a Hamakua Coast Plantation retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Christina; sons Felino, Ludy and James; daughter Amelia Lazo-Ramos; brothers Leopoldo and Rodrigo; sisters Ansang and Warlita Lazo, Clarita Orpilla, Asion Plurad, Florentina Cablingan and Trinidad Ruiz; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Alan Hideyuki Tokumura

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 12, 2014
Alan Hideyuki Tokumura, 60, of Honolulu, a retired IT specialist and consultant for the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center management office, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Fujiko and sister Sandra Kinro. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Punahou School’s Thurston Chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Amado Malabon

Posted On April 20th, 2014 -

April 2, 2014
Amado Malabon, 85, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Airlines reservations agent, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by sons Michael Malabon and Keith Stancil; daughters Karen Scrimshire, Shirleen Walker, Carmalita Van Zandt-Heintz and Marsha Wilson; sister Sister Rose Damien; 22 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Church, Paia, Maui. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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