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Patsy Ann Alayvilla

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June 27, 2015
Patsy Ann Alayvilla, 68, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Big Save Store receiving clerk in Koloa, Kauai, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughters Melisa Dodge and Brenda Miyashiro; brothers Frank Jr. and Patrick Simao; sisters Theresa Mahuiki, Shirley Ipac and Diana Carvalho; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Private inurnment.

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James August Medeiros Sr.

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June 23, 2015
James August Medeiros Sr., 82, of Kula, Maui, a retired dairy farmer and plumbing contractor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Bernice Lane, son James “Jimbo” A. Jr., daughter Loralee K. Mauri, sister Betty Ann Thomas, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dorothy Calasa Amaral

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June 1, 2015
Dorothy Calasa Amaral, 84, of Wailuku died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Alvin Jr., Russell and Jeffrey. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary. Eulogy: 10:15 a.m. Prayer service: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joseph Perry Merkel

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June 21, 2015
Joseph Perry “Harbor Joe” Merkel, 62, of Kapaa, Kauai, who repaired boats and trailers, died at home. He was born in Kentucky. He is survived by son Jake, daughters Ellan Jones and Rebecca Merkel, mother Evelyn, brother John, sister Frances Evola and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Lihi Beach. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Potluck to follow. Call Mike Malone at 635-8131 to coordinate potluck.

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Antonio Amasol

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May 28, 2015
Antonio Amasol, 66, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard painter supervisor and an Army veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Judy, brother Tito Jr. and sister Lydia Lopez. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Roy Yasuo Miyamoto

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June 3, 2015
Roy Yasuo Miyamoto, 77, of Hono-lulu, a retired electrician for A-1 A-Lectrician and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Claudia; sons Dean and Marc; daughter Lynne; sisters Mildred Shimamura, Dorothy Yano and Shirley Fuji; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Genevieve Perez Balisacan

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June 22, 2015
Genevieve Perez Balisacan, 65, of Waianae died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Fermin; daughters Sandy and Kimberlyn Garcia and Genevieve Card; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. July 18 at Sacred Heart Church, Waianae. Yellow attire. Yellow flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Buddy E. Morgan

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June 26, 2015
Buddy E. “Eddie Paro” Morgan, 75, of Waianae, an employee for Reed & Martin and Swinerton, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Theorne; sons Byron, Edward and Pernell Morgan; daughters Ivy, Angela and Laura; brothers Roland, Ricky and Boy Paro; sisters Valerie Hernandez and Lani Pacheco; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Marion Elizabeth Carpenter

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June 17, 2015
Marion Elizabeth Carpenter, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Realtor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kan-sas City, Mo. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waiokeola Congregational Church UCC, 4705 Kilauea Ave., Honolulu. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to a favorite charity. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Yoshie Morishige

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May 14, 2015
Yoshie Morishige, 92, of Aiea died in Waipahu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by brothers Danny, Kenneth and Stanley; and sisters Laura M. Mugitani and Jeanette Hanagami. Private services.

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Ann Arizabal Colobong

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May 31, 2015
Ann Arizabal Colobong, 75, of Pearl City, a St. Elizabeth Catholic Church retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Francis; brothers Bonefacio, Monico and Genaro Arizabal; sisters Luz Vivero, Elnora Paltong and Warlita Valencia; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Ayako Motoyoshi

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June 16, 2015
Ayako Motoyoshi, 85, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Minoru and sister Blanche Mitsushima. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Aiea Kingdom Hall, 99-210 Heleconia Place.

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Birgit E. Cope

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June 19, 2015
Birgit E. Cope, 73, of Honolulu, a retired mini-blind fabricator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wiesbaden, Germany. She is survived by daughters Jasmine “Yassie” Starcher and Maiken “Ipo” and Kapo “Schatzi” Cope. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Reception to follow. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Melvin Katsumi Nakagawa

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June 18, 2015
Melvin Katsumi “Mel” Nakagawa, 72, of Kaneohe, a Sparc Enterprises business owner and a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electronics supervisor, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jean, daughter Lisa Ogimoto and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church, 2214 N. King St. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Carmen Corpuz Dela Cruz

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June 18, 2015
Carmen Corpuz Dela Cruz, 96, of Kahului, Maui, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Alfredo Corpuz, daughter Veronica Brady, 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and 44 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Herminio U. Pante Sr.

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June 28, 2015
Herminio U. “HP” Pante Sr., 72, of Kahului, Maui, a retired Pioneer Mill tractor driver, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by former wife Betty; sons Herminio U.J. Jr. and John D.; daughter Sheri Lucas; brothers Carmelito and Dulery L.; sisters Rosita Sarol, Elena Aguinaldo, Elisia Tabilin and Loida P. Ramones; seven grandchildren; and three hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery in Haiku, Maui. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Martin Joseph Gillan IV

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June 10, 2015
Martin Joseph Gillan IV, 60, of Miami, an American Airlines captain as well as a Coast Guard veteran and a Navy pilot who served during Operation Desert Storm, died. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is survived by brother Michael J., and sisters Mary Joy and Michaela J. Gillan and Margret Gillen. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Kailua. Mass: 11 a.m. Reception to follow. Paddle-out and scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. For more details, email hawaii2u@hawaii.rr.com. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Khloe Perry-Pogia

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June 10, 2015
Khloe Perry-Pogia, infant daughter of Joanna L.K. Perry and Ronald F. Pogia, of Honolulu, died at the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by grandmothers Julieanna Perry and Loretta Pogia. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m.

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Ruth Midori Uyehara Hanohano

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June 25, 2015
Ruth Midori Uyehara Hanohano, 73, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry, daughters Korina Hanohano-Jung and Emma Guijano, brother Roy Uyehara, sisters Lilly Nawatani and Doris Fatu, and seven grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Bernardo Santiago Sr.

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June 27, 2015
Bernardo Santiago Sr., 81, of Kualapuu, Molokai, a construction worker, died in Kualapuu. He was born in Kuau, Maui. He is survived by wife Loretta; sons Ronny Larry and Gene, Bernardo Jr. and Lloyd Santiago; daughters Lorelynn and Cheryl; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. July 17 at St. Damien Catholic Church in Kaunakakai, Molokai. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. No wreaths.

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James Joseph Lewis

Posted On July 4th, 2015 -

June 8, 2015
James Joseph Lewis, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant, died in Lunalilo Home. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by daughters Jan Lewis Suzumoto, and Jeri Ann and Kelly L.K. Lewis; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. July 11 at Lunalilo Home, 501 Kekauluohi St. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. No wreaths.

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Charee Marie Watters

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June 21, 2015
Charee Marie Watters, 77, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired human resources executive, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. She was born in Ohio. She is survived by daughters Terre C. Winch, Anne R. Watters and Karla Carlson; sons Kasey, Larry and Anthony Carlson; sister Judith; brother Daniel; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services in September. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Kauai Hospice.

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William Anthony Barkley

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June 14, 2015
William Anthony “Tony” Barkley, 73, of Waimea, Hawaii, a park ranger, U.S. Customs agent, retired police officer, Kamehameha Schools teacher and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Elkin, N.C. He is survived by wife Aletha PeeWee Lindsey-Barkley. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 11 at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Bryce Lindsay

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June 13, 2015
Bryce Lindsay, 90, of Waianae, a Navy retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Missouri. He is survived by companion Carol Curry; daughters Karen Lozito and Toni L. Genberg; hanai sons Rommel and Tino Gopez, Anthony Chavez, and Lucky and John Turnbow; and sister Jessie Nelson. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Juney Weaver

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June 17, 2015
Juney Weaver, 94, of Waipahu died. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Richard Montero Jr. and Harry Weaver; brother Albert Garcia; sisters Emily Fernandez, Rosalie Johnson, Lucy Rodrigues and Josephine Martin; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Janice Reiko Buder

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June 27, 2015
Janice Reiko Buder, 66, of Honolulu, a secretary and office manager for Erich’s Eurocars, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Erich J., son Jacky K., daughter Erika Buder-Nakasone, brother Jack Sumitani, sisters Marlene Carbonel and Marla Miller, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School campus. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Douglas Farwell Mackenzie

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May 8, 2015
Douglas Farwell Mackenzie, 58, of Kaneohe died in the Queen’s Physicians Office Building III. He was born in California. He is survived by son Colin, sister Paige and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Beverly Puanani Wright

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June 19, 2015
Beverly Puanani “Auntie Junie” Wright, 80, of Nanakuli, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert, Alan, Clayton and Gavin Kepa, Darrell Simon and Anthony Lorenzo; daughters Kalei Barbour, Francine Komomua and Jaslyn “Mina” Laurito; brother Guy Greenleaf; 31 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.

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Angelita Ocampo Catalan

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June 22, 2015
Angelita Ocampo Catalan, 88, of Aiea, a retired physician, died at home. She was born in Bagac, Bataan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Francisco; daughters Heidi and Stella Catalan, and Yasmin Nakamura; son Ariel; sisters Carolina Galang and Milagros Lubrico; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawai’i, Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter or American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific.

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John T. Ohta

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June 23, 2015
John T. Ohta, 67, of McLean, Va., a retired foreign service officer for the U.S. Department of State, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gloria, son Alexander, daughter Lisa and sister Christine Ohta Kirsch. Private services. Donations suggested to Capital Caring Hospice Services.

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