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Frances Pavao Fu

Posted On April 4th, 2015 -

March 31, 2015
Frances Pavao Fu, 78, of Anahola, Kauai, a retired preschool teacher. died. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by daughters Lissa Fu, Lona Duque, Lani Gomes, Lynn Leong and Leilani Furugen; sons Lance and Vernon; sisters Dolores Soto and Patricia Kamakea; brother Patrick Pavao; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 25 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Evelyn Mary Peters

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March 26, 2015
Evelyn Mary Peters, 75, of Waimanalo, a food industry cashier, died at Castle Medical Center. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by son Olin Lagon; daughters Katherine Lagon, Julie Ann Javellana and Kayleen Lagon-Tsuha; brothers Eric Sr., John and Samuel Barlahan Sr.; sisters Lorraine Luis, Leilani Barlahan, Marilyn Bullock, Kathlyn Ibara and Wanda Ikegami; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Fellowship: noon April 11 at Kalihi Baptist Church. Services: 1 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Josephine Gomes

Posted On April 4th, 2015 -

March 13, 2015
Josephine Gomes, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Spencecliff Corp. pantry worker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sylvia DeLima and Genevieve “Pudgy” Friel, brother Frances Escalona, five grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Sarah Kelona Rowland

Posted On April 4th, 2015 -

March 13, 2015
Sarah Kelona Rowland, 81, of Hauula, a retired Kahuku High School cafeteria assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Samuel, sons Samuel Jr. and Clayton, daughters Sarah Woolsey and Ellen Vierra, 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Curtis Tadashi Hirano

Posted On April 4th, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Curtis Tadashi Hirano, 59, of Reading, Pa., a recycling factory maintenance employee in Pennsylvania and an Army veteran, died in Reading. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Michael and Chad, mother Shizue, sister Joy and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Catherine K. Sato

Posted On April 4th, 2015 -

March 20, 2015
Catherine K. Sato, 51, of Honolulu, a Jalpak employee, died at St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Kenji and Nadine, and brother Ronald H. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Gabriel Joaquin Jr.

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 14, 2015
Gabriel Joaquin Jr., 85, of Kailua, a retired Foremost Dairy dairyman, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Leilani Adelaide, sons Gabriel III and John “Keoni,” two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Feung Bok Lee

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 19, 2015
Feung Bok Lee, 94, of Honolulu, a retired surgeon in Boston and Honolulu, and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Walla Walla, Wash. He is survived by son Kenneth K.W., daughters Patricia M. Lee-Robinson and Janice M. Lee, and sister Martha Lee Tseng. Private services.

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Siu Kwan Lui

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
Siu Kwan Lui, 100, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chung Shan, China. She is survived by daughters Fung Ting Yuen, Shu Qin Lei and Feng Fei Poon; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Janice Marie Mohetau

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 26, 2015
Janice Marie Mohetau, 74, of Laie, a retired third-grade teacher at Laie and Kaaawa elementary schools, died in Kahuku. She was born in Utah. She is survived by son Pita; daughter Selamarie Rillanes; brothers Ron, Alan and Bob Jones; sister Barbara Smith; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 10 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Services: 11 am. Cremation to follow. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Masahiro Morimoto

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Masahiro Morimoto, 93, of Lihue, a retired carpenter, died. He was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. He is survived by sons Howard, Clifford and Wayne; daughter Janet Isono; brother Masaaki; sister Yoshie Isokane; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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George Kaalouahi Nueku

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 9, 2015
George Kaalouahi Nueku, 76, of Waimanalo, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joan; sons Brad and George Jr.; daughters Audra Kauahikaua, Chandra Law and Deanedra Kahunahana; brothers Patrick Kihewa Sr., Samuel Simeona, Kalani Seibold and Samuel Kihewa; sisters Dorothy Kihewa-Chong, Elizabeth Werner, Mary Taba, Violet and Georgette Kihewa, and Oriana Kalilimoku; and 27 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Roy Ryoichi Ohtani

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

Feb. 27, 2015
Dr. Roy Ryoichi Ohtani, 93, of Honolulu, a retired pediatrician and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary M., son Stanley T., daughter Ona M., sister Helen Y. Palmer and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Albert William Prestidge Sr.

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 16, 2015
Albert William Prestidge Sr., 89, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth N.B.; sons Albert W. and Robert L.; daughters Alberta Cardus, Jacqueline Kamai, Carol Ueda, Althea Marcellino and Elizabeth A. Prestidge; brothers Benjamin, Francis and Henry; sister Marion Baricuatro; 33 grandchildren; and 55 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Stanley S. Sadamitsu

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 14, 2015
Stanley S. Sadamitsu, 76, of Lihue, a Gas Co. retiree, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Ethel; sons Craig, Darren, Curtis and Shane; brothers Richard and Wayne; sisters Sharon Morita and Janice Sadamitsu; and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Isaias M. Siading

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

Feb. 28, 2015
Isaias M. Siading, 93, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Abelina; daughters Estella Marcos, Emilliana Macaburas and Elena Palting; brothers Apolonio, Hilario and Victorio Medrano; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Mary Ann Kehaulani Hostetler Bernard

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 26, 2015
Mary Ann Kehaulani Hostetler “Kehau” Bernard, 68, of Hilo, a landlord, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Caesar DeMello, sons Dennis and Aaron, and sister Buggsy Ueda. No services.

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Sueo Suzui

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 4, 2015
Sueo “Stan” Suzui, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Arthur Suzui Construction carpenter and estimator, and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janet H. Private services.

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Timothy Paul Bezona

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 25, 2015
Timothy Paul “Tim” Bezona, 52, of Kailua-Kona died at home. He was born in West Palm Beach, Fla. He is survived by daughters Leilani Parham and Monique Bezona, father Norman, mother Ellen, brother Ricci, sister Diane McWhirter and a grandchild. Private services.

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Francisco James Tabar

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
Francisco James Tabar, 88, of Waimanalo, a Hawaii Army National Guard and Army veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by sons Francis, Charles, Steven and Wyland; daughters Francine Tabar, Doreen T. Teixeira and Maryrose McKee; brother Pedro; sister Mary Baliares; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. George Church, 41-1323 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mailda Budy

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 24, 2015
Mailda “Medik” Budy, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tehran, Iran. She is survived by daughter Bianca M. Reeves and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Janelle M. Takita

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

Feb. 19, 2015
Janelle M. Takita, 40, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Bryan M. Vasconcellos, father Jerry, brother Sheldon and grandparent Chiyoko Yamane. Private services.

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Claude Miyoki Fujita

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 3, 2015
Claude Miyoki Fujita, 65, of Ewa Beach, a retired service supervisor at Oahu Gas Service and an Air Force veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Yvonne P., son Clinton, daughter Cory Ann Makua, mother Peggy K., brother Russell, sisters Peggy Ann Higa and Sandra Kutaka, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Pyong Suk Theodorson

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 30, 2015
Pyong Suk Theodorson, 72, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband Eddie Kaeka, son Jason, daughter Jennifer Suk Luna, sister Insoon Watanabe, numerous other siblings and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Felipe Lopez Garcia

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 27, 2015
Felipe Lopez Garcia, 45, of Kailua-Kona, a laundry assistant at Four Seasons Resort and the former Snow White and Kona laundries, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Nayarit, Mexico. He is survived by brother Ramon and sisters Maria Montano, Augustina, Maria and Conception Garcia, and Rosa Ortiz. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Kona Hispanic Seventh-day Adventist Church, 74-5590 Eho St., Suite 115, in the old industrial park in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gregorio Acidera Vea

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

Feb. 21, 2015
Gregorio Acidera Vea, 87, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Praxedes A.; sons Floriano, Constante, Benedicto and Freddie; sister Dolores V. Arce; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 10 a.m. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 pm. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Koko Hamayasu

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

Feb. 5, 2015
Koko Hamayasu, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tsingtao, China. She is survived by son Kenneth T., daughter Julie Morimoto and five grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Clifford Watimar

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 24, 2015
Clifford “Laverne” Watimar, 69, of Wailuku, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, a charter boat captain and HC&S power plant operator, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Pamela L.; son Javis Gomez; brothers Ricky Watimar and Robin Fernandez; sisters Esther Schardt, Ronda Apfelbacher, Joan Bunnell and June Watanabe; hanai sister Esmie Bulosan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Wailuku. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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George T. Iwamoto

Posted On April 3rd, 2015 -

March 6, 2015
George T. Iwamoto, 86, of Aiea, a retired city engineer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jayne, sons Gary and Reid, daughter Carol, brother Raymond, sisters Edith Uwono and Anna Toda, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Adam Kaiwi Sr.

Posted On April 2nd, 2015 -

March 25, 2015
Adam Kaiwi Sr., 91, of Waimanalo, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sarah; sons Adam Jr., Matthew, Mark and Wayne; daughters Loana Wahinepio, Moana Nielsen, Joana Afuola, Roana Kaiwi and Noana Kaiwi-Wilkerson; sister Josephine Stephens; 27 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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