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Marie Carvalho Corniel

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

June 7, 2014
Marie Carvalho Corniel, 81, of Makawao, Maui, a former Tasty Crust Restaurant cook, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons James, Michael and Joseph Carvalho; daughters Elizabeth Carvalho-Onaka, Naomi Takaoka and Emilia Calica; brothers David Vessell and Jerry Pereira; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Burx Andrew Norrod Jr.

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

June 4, 2014
Burx Andrew “Rick” Norrod, Jr., 62, of Haiku, Maui, a roofer and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Sharon C.; son Burx A. III; daughters Burxine Breeden and Bettylou Aurelio; brothers Daniel Sr. and John Washburn; sisters Connie Gates, Pandora Washburn, Patti Brown, Maurina Norrod and Janie Thrasher; and five grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kevin M. De Mello

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

May 29, 2014
Kevin M. De Mello, 59, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Shane, Keenan, Dayton and Kevin Jr.; daughter Malia; parents Joseph and Harumi; brother Kerwin; sister Karen Nakama; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Byrke Lee Roberts-Asuncion

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

June 3, 2014
Byrke Lee “Byrkee” Roberts-Asuncion, 23, of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Janelle Johnson and Ronald D. Roberts Jr.; hanai mother Jill Asuncion; brother Kalikiano Kaeo-Roberts; sister Kylie Kay Roberts-Asuncion; hanai brother Mykah Asuncion Wailani; grandparents Gerald and Carmen Asuncion and Valerie Roberts; and great-grandmother Rosita “Manang” Padilla. Visitation:9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

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Evangeline Ferreira

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Evangeline Ferreira, 94, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Robert A., brother John Carvalho, sisters Mary Gomes and Bea Carvalho, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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William K. Souza

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

April 7, 2014
William K. Souza, 68, of Las Vegas, a retired firefighter and an Army veteran, died in Henderson, Nev. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Patti Ann; daughters Jessica Trigilio and Natalie Souza; brother John; sister Q. Maile Delos Reyes; and three grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. July 18 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, and 10 a.m. July 20 at Maliko Gulch, ocean side, in Haiku. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Sadie Sadae Fujii

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

May 12, 2014
Sadie Sadae Fujii, 91, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa keypunch supervisor and a National Security Agency employee, died at home. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by son Brian K.; daughters Janice K. “Jan” Nakahara, Charlene T. Mizumoto and Connie M. Calantoc; brother Ronald Mizobe; sister Kay Mizobe; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services held.

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Jeanne Evelyn Vaughn

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

June 4, 2014
Jeanne Evelyn Vaughn, 92, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Warwick, R.I. She is survived by sons Donald C. and Dean K.; daughter Wendy J. Cormier; sister Lois Barton; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Takeyoshi Fujimoto

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

June 19, 2014
Takeyoshi “Shine” Fujimoto, 85, of Ninole, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Sugar Co. machine operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ninole. He is survived by wife Hatsuno “Lillian”; daughters Audrey Asato and Pearl Yamamoto; sisters Chizuko Honma, Tomoe Oketani, Doris Wakahiro and Janet Togawa; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Stephen Frederick Vierra

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

May 27, 2014
Stephen Frederick Vierra, 81, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard rigger and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers John G., Albert F. and Alvin H. Sr., and sister Josephine V. Satterfield. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Melenaite T. Hafoka

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

June 11, 2014
Melenaite T. Hafoka, 67, of Lahaina, a hotel industry housekeeping coordinator, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by sons Finau I. Hafoka and Ikuvalu Sake; daughters Talaifina Palu, Eitna R. Hingano, Melenaite Finau, Tokilupe Hernandez-Baroja and Daniel Lavaka; brothers Mohenoa, Taufui, Vili and Haisini; sisters Kapaone and Sulia; and 21 grandchildren. Visitation: 7 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-Maui Lani Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Irene Mapuana Williams Yoshioka

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Irene Mapuana Williams Yoshioka, 81, of Wailuku, a retiree from Uptown Service Station and Akina Bus Service, died at home. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Brad and Wayne, daughters Lehua Yoshioka and Iris Latu, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to Iris Latu, P.O. Box 330434, Kahului, HI 96733. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Isabel Dela Cruz Helsing

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Isabel Dela Cruz Helsing, 73, of Wailuku, a hairdresser, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Patrick L.; sons Edgardo and Ernel Arceo; daughters Lalaine Ventura and Lara Agdeppa; brother Gerardo Dela Cruz; sister Angela Laureano; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Wailuku Door of Faith Church. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kaoru Inouye

Posted On June 22nd, 2014 -

May 23, 2014
Kaoru “Kako” Inouye, 90, of Kahului, a Maui Land and Pineapple Co. storeroom clerk, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. He is survived by wife Ruth O., sons Keith and Earl, daughter Constance “Connie” Schwind, brother Fred, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Wailuku Door of Faith Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Gloria Ann Brooks

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 11, 2014
Gloria Ann Brooks, 76, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fullerton, Neb. She is survived by husband Wendell F. Jr., son Wendell F. III, daughter Julie D., sisters Mary K. Nesbitt and Lois Johnson, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Dorothy Kathlyne Pavao

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 12, 2014
Dorothy Kathlyne Pavao, 76, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Missouri. She is survived by husband Richard, daughters Susan L. Sweeney and Cathy A. Webb, son David A. and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Shu-Ying Yang

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 4, 2014
Shu-Ying Yang, 92, of Honolulu, a bank teller, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in China. No known survivors. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nenita Ramos Cabatan

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

May 12, 2014
Nenita Ramos Cabatan, 69, of Waipahu, a retired ironer and folder for United Laundry Services, died in Aiea. She was born in Abra, Philippines. She is survived by son Danilo, daughters Marilou Cabbab and Maritez Cabuloy, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 28 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Merinette Senia Poki

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

April 29, 2014
Merinette Senia Poki, 59, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Amelia L.; brothers Archie, Henry, Phillip, Allan, Jeffrey and Jacob; and sisters Bella, Janice and Rowena. No services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Autism Speaks, Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation or Special Olympics.

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Victory Fat Pung Yin

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

May 25, 2014
Victory Fat Pung Yin, 94, of Honolulu, a maintenance employee at Navy Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katherine C.C. Private services.

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Emilie Kanoelehua O-Olaa Cummings

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Emilie Kanoelehua O-Olaa Cummings, 76, of Los Angeles died in Los Angeles. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ross K. Jr., Randall K., Royall K. and Rexx K.; daughter Heather K.; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Helena Josephine Reid

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 12, 2014
Helena Josephine Reid, 89, of Kailua died at home. She was born in Glendale, Calif. She is survived by son Edward A. Harsh, daughter Dr. Linda H. Dixon, sister Loraine M. Krieger, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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Fred Edmond

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

May 23, 2014
Fred “Idesi” Edmond, 69, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kosrae, Micronesia. He is survived by daughters Kesia Palik, Louise Benjamin and Juleen Edmond; sons Calison and Nena; brothers Reedson and Ramsin; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Final services and burial in Kosrae. Casual attire.

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Maria Bravo Requilman

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

May 18, 2014
Maria Bravo Requilman, 91, of Waipahu, a food processing worker and foster grandparent, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Cleo Bala-Casino, Venus Gaviola and Myrna Funtanilla; sons Alfred, Reynaldo, Edward, Romeo. Jessie and Noli; 23 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 28 at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Patricia Denise Ensign

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 3, 2014
Patricia Denise Ensign, 75, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Illinois. She is survived by son David A.; brothers William A. Bamford, and Donald D. and James Dartt; sister Victoria Bamford; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Barbara Jean Reed Saldania

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 13, 2014
Barbara Jean Reed Saldania, 80, of Honolulu, a former Hollywood model and actress and an executive secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Arturo; daughters Gina and Lana Saldania, and Carla Saldania-Capone; hanai son Stephen Capone; sister Shirley Saxon; and four grandchildren. Private burial. No flowers. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 240644, Honolulu, HI 96824-0644.

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Jefferson Robert Falkner

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 15, 2014
Jefferson Robert “Jeff” Falkner, 85, of Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, a retired electronics engineer and a Marine Corps master sergeant who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Bessemer, Ala. He is survived by wife Marianne, sons Jeff Jr. and Sean, daughters Lucia Loughlin and Maurya Freckman, stepsons Marshell and Steven Tate, stepdaughter Leslie Grau, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services at a later date. Donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice.

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Harry Nobuo Shimizu

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 4, 2014
Harry Nobuo Shimizu, 86, of Kaluakoi, Molokai, a retired Kaluakoi Resort superintendent, co-founder and owner of Molokai Services Drive Inn and an Army veteran, will be remembered in services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Soto Mission of Hawaii, 1708 Nuuanu Ave. Honolulu. He died at home. He was born in Kunia. He is survived by wife Mitsuko H., daughters Jo-Lynn Shimizu and Cathleen Shimizu-Sakamoto, sister Evelyn S. Tanoura and two grandchildren. Additional services: 4 p.m. July 12 at Molokai Soto Mission, Kaunakakai. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Peter Joseph Gois Jr.

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 10, 2014
Peter Joseph Gois Jr., 78, of Honolulu, an Air Force sergeant who had served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by sons Peter III, David A. and Jesse; daughter Linda A. Viernes; brother Robert; sister Joan Morgan; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mary Kealoha Silva

Posted On June 21st, 2014 -

June 16, 2014
Mary Kealoha Silva, 49, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a self-employed custodian, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Robby Jr.; daughters Tiana Pegeder and Shyann Silva; companion Anthony “Bully” Parraga; parents Antone Sr. and Celeste Farias; brother Antone Farias Jr.; sisters Nalei Gomes, Tanya Farias and Maile Farias-Kaahanui; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Wednesday at Kalapaki Beach Park.

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