Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

Gail S. Sato

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June 11, 2014
Gail S. Sato, 88, of Waipahu, a former employee at Popo’s, Kelley’s and Metro restaurants, died in Aiea. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Tadayoshi “Yoshi” “Tad,” son Glenn, daughter Margie, sister Misako Kondo, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Mary Elisabeth Vonnegut Hainline

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June 8, 2014
Mary Elisabeth Vonnegut Hainline, 54, of Pearland, Texas, died in Pearland. She was born in Belleville, Ill. She is survived by husband Charles, son Thomas, daughters Allison and Kelly, and sisters Anne Chambers, Barbara Vonnegut, Trish Newman and Megan Robles. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity.

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Roy Rikio Sato

Posted On July 15th, 2014 -

July 4, 2014
Roy Rikio Sato, 79, of Honolulu, a retired city parks maintenance superintendent, East Honolulu district, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Gladys, sons Jeffery and Lance, and sister Jolene Lum. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Diane Hisako Hara

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June 6, 2014
Diane Hisako Hara, 93, of Hilo, retired owner of Kilauea Preserve Center, died at home. She was born in Honalo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Glenn and Bradley, sisters Grace Uyemura and Theresa Lee, three grandchildren and a great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kazue Suzukawa

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June 29, 2014
Kazue “Kay” Suzukawa, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired Lewers & Cooke clerk, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alan K., brother Koichi Ikawa and sisters Yasuko Yonemoto and Alice Ideta. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kent Asa Iwamoto

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July 6, 2014
Kent Asa Iwamoto, 53, of Kaneohe, a food and beverage service retiree, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Colleen A., son Blake R.M., mother Alice and sisters Lisa Echevary, Tracy Iwamoto-Diaz and Kelly Pereza. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday at Chart House Waikiki. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Blake’s Education Fund.

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Velma Leilehua Tanaka

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May 20, 2014
Velma Leilehua Tanaka, 57, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband James “Kimo”; son Kelson; daughters Kimberly Tittle, Heidi Avila and Kendra Moniz; brothers McKinley Jr. and Melvin Davis; sisters Juann Kai, Lena Mae Davis-Natividad, Angie Okimoto and Rochel Davis; hanai brothers Rudy and Nelson Kaupu; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Assembly of God Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jeanne Molly Ritchie

Posted On July 14th, 2014 -

June 18, 2014
Jeanne Molly Ritchie, 93, of Haleiwa died in Haleiwa.She was born in Pupukea. She is survived by son Tom, daughters Dana R. Fujikake and Barbara Ritchie, brother Dan Derby Jr., sister Merilyn Georgevich, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Honolulu. Services:3:30 p.m. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or any charity.

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Malcome Gerard Rodrigues Sr.

Posted On July 14th, 2014 -

July 10, 2014
Malcome Gerard Rodrigues Sr., 67, of Kapaa,Kauai, a retired Kauai Lagoons Golf Course attendant, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Sherry, sons Malcome Jr. and Kenneth, daughter Kele Manguchei, sister Stephanie Rapozo and four grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine Church. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai. Casual attire.

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Dominador Sia Aguilar Jr.

Posted On July 14th, 2014 -

June 26, 2014
Dominador Sia Aguilar Jr., 55, of Honolulu, an AMPCO System Parking attendant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sampaloc, Manila. He is survived by wife Josephine V., son Jonathan, brothers Ernesto and Angel, and sisters Virginia De Guzman, Remedios Jose and Dolores Aguilar. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Larry Shiko Toma

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June 19, 2014
Larry Shiko Toma, 88, of Honolulu, a retired mechanic, Gas Co. maintenance worker and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Hatsuko, sons Walter and Raymond, daughter Lily and sister Lillian Yogi. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Candido Baroman

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June 14, 2014
Candido “Candi” Baroman, 85, of Ewa Beach, a retired state Department of Social Services employee and Marine Corps veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith, son Ken, daughters Fran Lomiboa and Dee Baroman-Coggins, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Anthony Solomon Baron

Posted On July 14th, 2014 -

June 27, 2014
Anthony Solomon Baron, 71, of Edmonds, Wash., a retired Qwest Communications manager in Seattle and retired Army colonel, died in Everett, Wash. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by sons Michael and John; companion Diane McDougall; sisters Virginia Jordon, Dorothy Vidinha and Lorraine Albarado; and four grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 2427 Pali Highway. Mass:9:30 a.m. Burial:11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Sharon Meleana Becicka

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July 4, 2014
Sharon Meleana Becicka, 70, of Kahuku, an executive assistant in housekeeping, died in Kahuku. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Kolomona; daughters Babes Fely and Shannon Colleado; brother Ralph Makaiau Jr.; sisters Phyllis Tate, Patsy Au and Arvilla Greene; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services:11 a.m. Wednesday at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences:woolseymortuary.com.

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Elizabeth Naeko Miyahira Chang

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June 28, 2014
Elizabeth Naeko Miyahira “Auntie Betty” Chang, 78, of San Jose, Calif., a founder of “Polynesia Polynesia,” died in San Jose. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Vernon, son Roderick, daughters Rochelle Ledwith and Renee Moreno, brothers Harry and Richard Miyahira, sister Aiko Miyahira and five grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Committal services:11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Celebration of life to be held in San Jose at a later date. Aloha or casual attire.

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Donald S.P. Chu

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July 10, 2014
Donald S.P. Chu, 84, of Honolulu, a community college assistant professor and an Air Force veteran, died in Hi’olani Care Center in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June K.M., son David, daughters Donna Delaney and Diane Shizuru, brother Douglas, sister Darlene Wakita and five grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Church. Eulogy and mass:10 a.m. Lunch to follow in church hall. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Richard Joseph Cordeiro

Posted On July 14th, 2014 -

June 21, 2014
Richard Joseph “Rich” Cordeiro, 77, of Honolulu, a small business owner, barbershop singer and retired Navy master chief petty officer, quartermaster, navigation instructor and defense technical writer, died in Honolulu. He was born inFall River, Mass. He is survived by wife Alyse, sons Rich Jr. and Michael, daughters Linda and Melanie, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services:3 p.m. Friday aboard the USS Missouri. Shuttles will run from Arizona Bowfin parking lot to the Missouri. Please email RichCordeiroRemembrance@yahoo.com if you plan to attend. In lieu of flowers, honorariums may be made to Sounds of Aloha Barbershop Chorus, the Hawaii Foodbank or charity of your choice. Online condolences:oahumortuary.com.

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Margaret Jonolino Espiritu

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June 30, 2014
Margaret Jonolino Espiritu, 86, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rudy, Philip and Anthony; daughters Nancy and Lucy Antonio; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation:8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Hawi, Hawaii. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to be held in the Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Loretta Lorraine Evangelista

Posted On July 14th, 2014 -

June 24, 2014
Loretta Lorraine Evangelista, 68, of Hilo, a retired housekeeper, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by hanai sons Troy Julian and Kaniala Estrada, hanai daughters Patrice Julianand FernPeahi, brother Raymond Agpoon, sisters Florence Respicio and Odetta Ah Nee, and numerous grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:10 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Elsie P. Ferreira

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June 30, 2014
Elsie P. Ferreira, 86, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edmund S. Jr., John S., Herman S. and Michael S. Sr.; daughters Ann M. Perkins, Barbara Jean Cook and Bernadette L. Nelson; sister Margaret Borges; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Lanette Etsuko Kalani

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June 17, 2014
Lanette Etsuko Kalani, 59, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born on Guam. She is survived by husband Larry; sons Ledward, Lyman and Lyle; and sister Carol Hashimoto and Iris Siruno. Services:11 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Mortuary. Aloha attire.No flowers.

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Frederico Molina Madriaga

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June 24, 2014
Frederico Molina Madriaga, 86, of Honoulu, a retired general equipment examiner foreman for the Air Force and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He in survived by wife Dolores, sons Dennis and Gery, sister Pacita Tagalan, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Charlene Hanae Masuyama

Posted On July 14th, 2014 -

June 23, 2014
Charlene Hanae Masuyama, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Koolau Farmers employee, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Aiea.She is survived by son Mark K., daughter Lynne M., brother Charles Miller Jr., seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Pali View Baptist Church, 45-510 Halekou Road, Kaneohe. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire.In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to HawaiianHumane Society.

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Leonard Hubert Pacheco Sr.

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June 17, 2014
Leonard Hubert Pacheco Sr., 89, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired National Park Service ranger at Yosemite National Park and Hawaii VolcanoesNational Park, and a World War IIveteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Fumiko Izumi-Pacheco; sons Leonard H. Jr., Allan J. and Ricky G. Pacheco and Charles K. Reyes Jr.; daughter Terry P. Burcena; sister Frances McCulley; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire.

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Charles Yuji Fuentes

Posted On July 13th, 2014 -

June 15, 2014
Charles Yuji Fuentes, 54, of Wahiawa, a telecommunications technician for ActioNet, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Tanya Fuentes-Ho, brothers Paul Jr. and Stanley, and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Hongwanji and 2 p.m. graveside at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Nobue Yamada

Posted On July 13th, 2014 -

July 8, 2014
Nobue Yamada, 96, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Casuals seamstress, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Stephen and Brian, daughters Lillian Hiyama and Nancy Herdman, brothers Shigeru and Yoshikazu Maeda, sister Chizue Fujimoto, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Russell H. Haitsuka

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June 30, 2014
Russell H. Haitsuka, infant son of Craig and Cymbree Haitsuka of Wailuku, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is also survived by brother Ethan; and grandparents Anthony and Charlene Corniel, and Miton and Corlyne Haitsuka. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Marie Yap

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July 2, 2014
Marie Yap, 84, of Honolulu, a substitute teacher, Liberty House sales employee and flight attendant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by sons Jonathan and Jason, daughters Sandra Dillon and Roxanne Mead, brother Joseph Sabala, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Aaron Matthew Noah Guting

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April 3, 2014
Aaron Matthew Noah “Kian” Guting, 52, of Moreno Valley, Calif., a Vons checker/cashier and Starbucks manager, died in Riverside, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Salvador “Greg” and Gwendolyn; brothers Malcolm, Gregory “Tex” and Jayme; and sisters Sharolyn Honda and Darrelyn Tamashiro. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Saturday at 92-102 Ulele Place, Kapolei. Casual attire.

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Gregg Keola Maeda

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June 15, 2014
Gregg Keola Maeda, 40, of Honolulu, a chemist for the city’s Department of Environmental Services, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Warren and Karen, and brother Brent. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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