Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

David Kaanana Jr.

Posted On August 17th, 2014 -

July 25, 2014
David Kaanana Jr., 85, of Wailuku, a retired fisherman for Ting Enterprise and a crewman aboard the aku boat Orion, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons David III, Oberlie, Dani-Jay H. and Sonny E.; daughters Bernadine Kaanana-Alconcel, Yvette-Marie M. Kaanana and Davida Rose L. and Cristy Kaanana; hanai son Ron Parkhurst; hanai daughters Jolene and Jane Rosaga; stepsons Edward and Anthony Rosaga; stepdaughters Charlene Montalvo, Virginia Chapman, Norma Dadez and Helen and Julie Rosaga; brothers Oberly and George; sister Kuulei W.; 28 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Hale Nanea. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Fresh flower lei welcome. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Alyce Matsumoto Yoshino

Posted On August 17th, 2014 -

Aug. 6, 2014
Alyce Matsumoto Yoshino, 85, of Lahaina, an educator with the state Department of Education, died in the care of Hospice Maui. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by nieces Lily Kanda, Iris Yamashige, May Matsumoto and Janice Lee. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Lahaina Methodist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Dennis Takeshi Kaneshiro

Posted On August 17th, 2014 -

Aug. 6, 2014
Dennis Takeshi Kaneshiro, 64, of Honolulu, a city Department of Environmental Services, Waste Water Design and Construction Division civil engineer, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeIrma A., son Nicolas, daughtersJennifer Asato andCarilyn Kaneshiro, brother Michael and a grandchild.Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

William Burnell Martinellie

Posted On August 17th, 2014 -

Aug. 8, 2014
William Burnell “Billy Brown” Martinellie, 49, of Makawao, Maui, a truck driver for Maui Disposal Co., died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gail U.E.; sons Jonah, William and Kawahinekoa Koa-Brown, Keala Cheeseborough and Mana Martinez-Brown; daughters Cheyanne Pauole-Evangelista and Cherrae and Chantia Torres; mother Dora A. Martinez; brothers Francis, Lopaka, Nathan, Kenneth, James and Sam Brown; sisters Fern Delos Santos, Dora Ganeau, Eileen Camello, and Rachel, Maleka and Jessica Brown; 11 grandchildren; and numerous hanai children. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

Posted in Death Notices

Lurline Akiko Matsumoto

Posted On August 17th, 2014 -

July 18, 2014
Lurline Akiko Matsumoto, 70, of Waipahu, a retired Department of Education teacher, died in Waipahu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sisters Karen Kawasaki, Geraldine Terada and Marcia Hakikawa. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

William Nakamatsu

Posted On August 17th, 2014 -

July 31, 2014
William Nakamatsu, also known as “Willy” and “Billy,” 67, of Pearl City, an August Ahrens School teacher and counselor, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leila O.; daughters Kristyna Takemoto and Jennifer Nakamatsu; brother Ken; sisters Doris Higa, Emmie Otake, Nancy Uramoto and Alice Sasaki; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Lorena Lisa Nanod

Posted On August 17th, 2014 -

July 31, 2014
Lorena Lisa Nanod, 58, of Wailuku, a retail sales representative for the Grand Wailea, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Lance; son Jarrett; mother Teodocia L. Lastimoza; brothers Lorenzo “Larry,” Benjamin “Benny,” Timothy “Timmy” and Melchior “Mel” Lastimosa; and sisters Melissa Hedges and Linnea and Meda Lastimosa. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

David Michael Perreira

Posted On August 17th, 2014 -

Aug. 11, 2014
David Michael Perreira, 41, of Makawao, Maui, an assistant store manager for Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Rodney Sr. and Cecelia, brother Rodney Jr., and grandmother Rosaline Estrella. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Mass: 11 a.m. Urn burial to follow at church cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Beatrice Chun Lau

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

July 20, 2014
Beatrice Chun “Sau Ying” Lau, 96, of Kaneohe died at home. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Reginald K.P., Gregory M. and Melvin K.W.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Posted in Death Notices

Helen Gillette Thompson

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 8, 2014
Helen Gillette Thompson, 93, of Hilo, formerly of Maui, a journalist and writer, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in WaKeeney, Kan. She is survived by companion Dan Wahl, sons Brian and Lance Gillette, daughter Maia Cummings, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Jarrett Liu Jr.

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

July 31, 2014
Jarrett Liu Jr., 69, of Honolulu, a retired drywall construction foreman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jarret K. and Garrett K.; daughter Tessie Tong; brothers Solomon J. and Erwin V. Liu; sisters Katherine C. Asato, Gloria M. Munos, Michaeline J. Nakagawa and Pearl Texeira; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Severino A. Valencia

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

July 27, 2014
Severino A. “Sebrin” Valencia, 46, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by mother Lourdes; brothers Roberto and Randy; and sisters Belen Tacmo, Nelly Padron, Bienvenida Ramelb, Filomena Guzman, Maria T. Amaral and Rosalie Dela Cruz. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Posted in Death Notices

Evangeline Leinani Lum

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 5, 2014
Evangeline Leinani Lum, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael and Chuck Lum, and Ron Cloutier; daughter Laverne L. Frantz; sister Shirley Costa; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Linda Gail Volker

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 5, 2014
Linda Gail Volker, 63, of Honolulu, a food server and chef, died at home. She was born in Elizabeth, N.J. She is survived by son Todd Lesbirel, brother William G. and sister Mary Porter. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Laura Chang Lum

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 3, 2014
Laura Chang Lum, 91, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Health nutritionist, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dr. Landis and Leighton, daughters Linette Silsbee and Luanne Lum, brother William Chang, sister Shirley Chock and two grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Henry Fook Ngen Wong

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 3, 2014
Henry Fook Ngen Wong, 93, of Kailua, a civil service mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by sons Eugene, Wesley and Wilbert; daughter Linda Umetsu; brothers Arthur, Paul and George; sisters Cecilia Bareng, Emma Mow and Ellen Shimomura; and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickmortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Peggy Haruko Makiya

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

July 31, 2014
Peggy Haruko Makiya, 96, of Kaneohe, a retired Sears Roebuck & Co. salesclerk, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Michael S. and Kenneth Y., daughters Jane Y. Tesoro and Joyce S. Oshiro, 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Posted in Death Notices

Robby Mateo Makanalani Alcoran

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 5, 2014
Robby Mateo Makanalani Alcoran, 14, of Kailua-Kona, a Kealakehe Middle School student, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Robert; mother Charlotte Nowlin; brothers Joel Dalme, Tyson Alcoran and Matthew Stapp; sisters Starr Yamada and Shyla Farm-Alcoran; and grandparents Katherine Alcoran and John Nowlin. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Katsumi Miyano

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

July 23, 2014
Katsumi “Kats” Miyano, 91, of Honolulu, an Army veteran with the Military Intelligence Service during World War II and a retired self-employed dentist, died in Waipahu. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Florence S., son Leland B., daughters Lois A. Tselentis and Barbara J. “Babs” Miyano-Young, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Posted in Death Notices

David Barte

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 6, 2014
David Barte, 77, of Honolulu, a foreman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughters Davinae and Darlene, brother Frank, sister Eugenia B. Castillo and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Antonia Mohika

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

July 26, 2014
Antonia “Laura” Mohika, 74, of Waianae, a retired Alarm Systems Security & Sales secretary, died in Waianae. She was born in Kalaupapa, Molokai. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Clarence Engoring; daughters Cheryl, Tanya and Monica Engoring; brother Jacob Huen; sister Irene; 20 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Family gathering: 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Magic Island, site No. 38. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Milagros Bergantinos

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

July 27, 2014
Milagros “Mila” Bergantinos, 81, of Mililani died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Rosales, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Crispin Jr., Clifford and James; daughters Cathy “Renee” Bergantinos-Parish and Nancy Danielson; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Kim Naomi Okudara

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 4, 2014
Kim Naomi Okudara, 56, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ryan L. and Ricky A. Okudara-Bailey, and Rory K. Enomoto; mother Alice K.S.; brother Kelly; and sisters Karen J. Naidas and Keriann Okudara. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary, 1150 Kikowaena St. Services: 6 p.m.

Posted in Death Notices

Kye Soon Chang

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

July 28, 2014
Kye Soon Chang, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by husband Chang Man Chung; son Wan Sik Chung; daughters Mi Ra, Mi Hea and Mi Young Chung; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services and burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Posted in Death Notices

Betty Ruth Orta

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

July 25, 2014
Betty Ruth Orta, 88, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. No services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Yonife Villareal Elisaga

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 9, 2014
Yonife Villareal Elisaga, 61, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Hilo Medical Center billing clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pagadian City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Tommy; sons Taddy, Troye and Timothy; daughter Yarnell Matsu; brothers Yolando, Roden and Morvil Yray; sister Charita Alvarez; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

Posted in Death Notices

Steven Domingo Ramos

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 7, 2014
Steven Domingo Ramos, 46, of Honolulu, an American Corp. truck driver, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Monica. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Church, Kalihi. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Posted in Death Notices

Norma Evian Godfrey

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 8, 2014
Norma Evian “George” Godfrey, 93, of Hilo, a retired chiropractor, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Ionia, Mich. She is survived by sons Ned Seibel and Jon Godfrey; caregivers Michael and Elizabeth Miyasaki; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Life Care Center of Hilo. Casual attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Juana Pancho Roy

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 3, 2014
Juana Pancho Roy, 75, of Hilo, a West Hawaii Today retiree, died at home. She was born in Kona. She is survived by brothers Eugene and Paul, and sister Roberta Pemberton. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Satoe Higuchi

Posted On August 16th, 2014 -

Aug. 5, 2014
Satoe “Patsy” Higuchi, 94, of Hilo, a Paramount Grill and Woolworth restaurant retiree, died in Hospice of Hilo, Pohai Malama Care Center. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Clyde and Eric, daughter Hilda Sakai, sisters Teruyo and Dorothy Yanagisawa, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Posted in Death Notices

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran