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Ramesh Chandra

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March 28, 2016
Ramesh Chandra, 76, of Honolulu, a city structural engineer, died. He was born in India. He is survived by wife Maria, son Vivek Bansal, daughter Beatrix Bansal and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. April 8 at Maunalua Bay Beach Park, comfort station lawn, 6505 Kalanianaole Highway. Casual attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity. Condo- lences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Betty Joan Torres

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March 14, 2016
Betty Joan “Bea” Torres, 71, of Honolulu, a legal-document supervisor for Oahu Circuit Court, State of Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Baptist “Baps” Jr., son Douglas, brothers George and Richard Ednie, sister Sandra Braham, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 9 at Church of Holy Nativity. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Leinelle Hauoli Ewe

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March 3, 2016
Leinelle Hauoli Ewe, 39, of Waialua, a logistics specialist, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by fiance Woon Joo Chong, sons Daniel and Nathan Chong, daughter Kaley-Rose Chong, father Leonard, mother Lokelani Gora, brother Keoki, sisters Leila Dalumpinis and Kristen Ewe, and stepbrother Byron Abad. Celebration of life: April 9 at Liliuokalani Church, Haleiwa. Visitation: 9 a.m. Services: 10 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Ines Bantolina Uson

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Feb. 27, 2016
Ines “Neneth” Bantolina Uson, 49, of Waipahu, a Century 21 All Islands employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Sonny P.; son Shanne; daughter Sunshine Tiotuico; mother Gertuliana Bantolina; brothers Domingo, Amador, Sunnie, Marc and Ernesto Bantolina; sisters Corazon Arce, Concepcion Rebula and Luzviminda Quintua; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. April 8 at Mililani Mortuary-Wai- pio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. April 9 at the chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Lemoto Fauhiva

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March 28, 2016
Lemoto Fauhiva, 62, of Kailua-Kona, a mason, died. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by son Toni; daughters Lani Fauhiva, Malia Hungalu, Fehoko Akaveka and Mitna Taumoefolau; brothers Sosefo, Soane, Atonio, Etuate and Falakiko; sisters Olivina Asaeli, Katalina Fifita, Langiake Vaiola Tuanaki and Kasaline Hokafonu; and 16 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 9 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Yaeno Yorimoto

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March 27, 2016
Yaeno “Diane” Yorimoto, 88, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born on Maui. She is survived by brother Norris. Private services.

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Donald Dwyer Fernandez

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March 14, 2016
Donald Dwyer Fernandez, 77, of Lanai City died in Lanai Hospital. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by son Bernard B.; daughters Tracie N. DeCoite, and Dawne U., Bernadette K. and Angela Fernandez; and nine grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. April 9 at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Lanai. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Edward Alan Young

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March 24, 2016
Edward Alan Young, 62, of Wailuku, formerly of Oregon, owner of Ed’s Cement Works, died. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Eydis Rennan; sons Micah and Levi; daughters Andrea Y. Cunha, Bethany Dean and Cara Sparks; brother Jason; former wife Debi H.; and a grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. April 9 at Hope Chapel, Kihei. Condolences: ballard familymortuaries.com.

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Russell Takashi Higa

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Feb. 29, 2016
Russell Takashi Higa, 59, of Kaneohe, a retired Ameron mechanic, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Darryl and Randall. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Thomas J. Higgins Jr.

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March 14, 2016
Thomas J. Higgins Jr., 69, of Kahului, a Freeman Burns and Securitas security guard and a Delta Security retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Pauline T., sons Dominic Torrecer and Danny Higgins, daughter Jennifer Granera, brother Joey, sisters Carol Kaaloa and Janet Freitas, and six grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. April 7 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lillian Villarin Ishikawa

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March 11, 2016
Lillian Villarin Ishikawa, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired nurse at The Queen’s Medical Center, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Richard, daughters Candace Yee and Lisa Rapozo, sister Sarah Mendonca and five grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of gifts, donations suggested to American Institute of Cancer Research, John A. Burns School of Medicine or National Shrine of St. Jude.

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Harvey J. Jicha

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March 1, 2016
Harvey J. Jicha, 75, of Mililani, a retired federal civil service employee, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jonathan and James K.; daughter Stephanie Newton; brothers Glenn Jicha and Carl Ray and Daniel Cook; sisters Arlene Hicks, Gloria Jicha, Carlene Orillo and Linda Bergantinos; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. April 9 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Kwai Sun Lum

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March 17, 2016
Kwai Sun Lum, 95, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard draftsman and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie; sons Bennett and Garrett; daughters Iris Liu, Candace Yuen and Patricia Terauchi; brother Bernard; sister Beatrice Hose; and six grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Toshiko Masaki

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March 17, 2016
Toshiko Masaki, 106, of Hono- lulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by son Walter, daughters Margaret Yokooji and Janet Kurihara, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Janet Shizuko Okimoto

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March 20, 2016
Janet Shizuko Okimoto, 76, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Kenneth and sisters Gail Okimoto, Janis Lennox and Lynne Copperman. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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May T. Oshiro

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March 17, 2016
May T. Oshiro, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Kapiolani Medical Center nurse, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Edward E.; daughters Carolyn and Janis Oshiro, and Brenda Maglasang; brother Roy Matsumoto; sisters Paula Hokomoto, Ellen Nakasone, Betty Nunokawa and June Spain; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 9 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mildred Tsurue Shioji

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March 6, 2016
Mildred Tsurue “Millie” Shioji, 76, of Hilo, a retired Waiakea Elementary School teacher and former teacher at Paauilo and Honokaa elementary schools, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Don, daughter Leilani and hanai brother George Applegate. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. April 9 at Puhi Bay, Keaukaha.

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Antonio Siazon

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March 18, 2016
Antonio “Tony” Siazon, 82, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Kilauea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Linna; son Michael “Junior” King; daughters Marisa Siazon and Lani “Adrianna” Castillo; brothers Larry and Felipe Siazon and Dennis Dumanglug; sister Helen Vidad; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 10 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 9:30 a.m. April 11 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Lei welcome.

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Dolores Ann Baetz

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March 31, 2016
Dolores Ann Baetz, 87, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by son Bruce; daughters Ruth Dorn and Patricia and Colette Baetz; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Celebration of life beach potluck: 10 a.m. April 8 at Mahaiula Beach. Beach attire. For more information, call or text 248-802-2266.

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Gail K.Y. Won Nishimoto

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March 10, 2016
Gail K.Y. Won Nishimoto, 69, of Mililani, an accountant and bookkeeper for Transpacific Restaurants and Sizzler, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James; son Shane; daughter Nicole; sisters Rowena Holland, Lauren Shodai and Sharon Uota; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 9 at Koolau Ballroom and Conference Center, The Grand Ballrooom, 45-550 Kionaole Road, Kaneohe, HI. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. April 12 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to and/or will be forwarded to University of Hawaii Foundation and the Rehab Foundation. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Patricia Davis Bryan

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March 26, 2016
Patricia Davis Bryan, 87, of Kaneohe, a Buster Crabbe Aqua Parade swimmer, died at home. She was born in Jersey City, N.J. She is survived by son Patrick Bryan, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services to be held at a later date.

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Edith Lin Hai Noguchi

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March 7, 2016
Edith Lin Hai Noguchi, 86, of Wahiawa, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Richard Y., sons Jeffrey and Neal, brother Albert Lau, sister Violet Hayashida and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 8 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Carmelita Labayan Cabingabang

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March 11, 2016
Carmelita Labayan Cabingabang, 71, of Waipahu, an Arcadia Retirement Residence housekeeper, died. She was born in Batac Ilocos, Philippines. She is survived by son Edwin, daughters Josie and Rosie, mother Quintina Labayan, brother Danny Agbigay, sisters Pacia Felix and Elsie Labayan, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. April 8 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea Mortuary, Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 9 at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. April 9 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Vivian P. Ortiz

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March 11, 2016
Vivian P. Ortiz, 85, of Kaneohe, a teacher for St. Ann’s Early Learning Center, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Godfrey Sr., son Godfrey Jr., daughter Vivian B. Tamayoshi, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 9 at St. Ann’s Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Ruby LoRaine Carlson

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March 2, 2016
Ruby LoRaine Carlson, 88, of Honolulu, a nurse, died in Manoa Senior Care Center. She was born in Storm Lake, Iowa. She is survived by half brother Bill Zentis. Services: 11 a.m. April 9 at Newman Center/Holy Spirit, 1941 East-West Center Road, Honolulu. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Humane Society Honolulu or Newman Center. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Antoinette Kehaulani Pahia

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March 10, 2016
Antoinette Kehaulani Pahia, 57, of Haiku, Maui, former owner of Sunstar Productions, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David K. and Shawn A.K. Pahia-White, mother Stephanie J., brother John, sisters Angelina Cravalho and Veronica K. Pahia, and partner Bryan Stewart. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 9 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Makawao. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Gilbert Yoon Bong Choi

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March 17, 2016
Gilbert Yoon Bong Choi, 84, of Kaneohe, an educational administrator and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Doris P., son Eric, daughter Kathryn Ellwanger, brothers Albert and Stanley, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. April 9 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lawrence Charles Piper

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March 27, 2016
Lawrence Charles Piper, 56, of Honolulu, a computer specialist, died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by companion Salvador A. Eslava and sister Sheryl Cain. Private services.

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Napoleon Cristobal

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March 8, 2016
Napoleon Cristobal, 67, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosario, sons Dennis and Ceasar, daughter Rona Valdez, mother Toni, brothers Ferdinand and Jesus, sisters Warlita Baltazar and Aida Crone, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. April 8 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 9 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mariano S. Quinata

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March 2, 2016
Mariano S. Quinata, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired federal civil service shop planner, died in Kailua. He was born in Umatac, Guam. He is survived by wife Suilla “Sue,” sons Marion “Kono” and Ken, brothers Carlos and Joaquin, sister Guadalupe Gofigan and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 9 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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