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Joseph Furtado Mendonsa Jr.

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Joseph Furtado “Joe” Mendonsa Jr., 89, of Aiea, a retired battalion chief for the Naval Federal Fire Department and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joseph F. III and Rodney; daughters Sandra Mariani, JoAnn Vinta, Terri Gearon and Sheree Espinueva; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Arno Edward Bann

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Nov. 27, 2014
Arno Edward Bann, 80, of Honolulu, a Sheraton Waikiki retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Poland. He is survived by wife Suwannee, son Roy, brothers Edwin and Bruno Bendlin and sister Irma Hammond. Services pending.

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Angela Puanani Moore

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Nov. 19, 2014
Angela Puanani Moore, 31, of Kailua, a caregiver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fortuna, Calif. She is survived by mother Diana P. Haia, sister Cassie Moore and grandfather Joseph P. Haia. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Church, Kaneohe. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dolores L. Dyer

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Oct. 21, 2014
Dolores L. Dyer, 82, of Tacoma, Wash., died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Matthew, daughters Jennifer Dyer-Friedman and Molly Sampson, brother Homer Eaton and six grandchildren. Services at a later date.

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Ayame Nakashima

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Nov. 14, 2014
Ayame Nakashima, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Staub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George K., sons Curtis S. and Eric A., daughters Sandra S. Nakashima and Lori S. Ky, sister Janet Arakawa and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Joan Mung Eng

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 7, 2014
Joan Mung Eng, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by sons Michael and the Rev. Christopher, daughter Marti Tom, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kenneth Kazuma Saito

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Nov. 18, 2014
Kenneth Kazuma Saito, 81, of Kaneohe, a Department of Education retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Jayne Takahama and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Eleanor Cabus Florendo

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Nov. 8, 2014
Eleanor Cabus “Leoning” Florendo, 89, of Pearl City, co-founder of United Group of Care Home Operators and Florendo Care Home, died in Pearl City. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Joseph “Bo” Jr.; daughters Joyceleane “Jenni” Morrissey, Freida Higashi and Elisa Seaman; sisters Shirley Suganuma and Maria Auffrey; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Stanley Katsumi Sasaki

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 4, 2014
Stanley Katsumi Sasaki, 74, of Kaneohe, a contract specialist for the Department of Defense, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Kimie, son William and companion Betty. No services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Kimiko Fukuda

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Nov. 19, 2014
Kimiko Fukuda, 67, of Honolulu, a Baccarat Inc. employee, former Cartier store manager and a Hilo Hattie buyer, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by brothers Andrew “Ted” and Matthew Nakamura. Private services.

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Nola Marie Smith

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Nov. 26, 2014
Nola Marie Smith, 84, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, an artist, photographer, craft smith and an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She is survived by daughters Karen Greene and Rachele Laminman, brother Stan Swanson, sister Sandi Winter, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Loretta Annette Hale

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Nov. 27, 2014
Loretta Annette “Rags” Hale, 91, of Kaneohe, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. She was born in Colorado. She is survived by daughters Jean A. Wallace and Diane E. Kolesar, sister Frances M. Bagby, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Lorraine K. Togioka

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Nov. 23, 2014
Lorraine K. Togioka, 90, of Kekaha, Kauai, proprietor of West Side Sporting Goods and Plant Shop, died. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Karen Foruria, Lanice Pullano and Jo Ann Togioka; son Nelson; sister Gladys Akana; brother Stanley Ching; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sue Sumie Hee

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Nov. 24, 2014
Sue Sumie Hee, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired secretary for the state of Hawaii, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Patricia K.S. Kamiya and Pamela K.L. Iwamoto, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Marian Ruth Wilson

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 2, 2014
Marian Ruth Wilson, 90 of Kaneohe, a bank teller and secretary, died in Kailua. She was born in Jamestown, N.Y. She is survived by son Robert C., daughter Stacie, caregiver and granddaughter Barbara, five additional grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Calvary Episcopal Church, 45-435 Aumoku St., Kaneohe. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Glenn Masaru Ifuku

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 13, 2014
Glenn Masaru Ifuku, 71, of Kaneohe, a Polynesian Hospitality sales manager, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yukie; son Lance; daughters Valerie Valenzuela, Denise Chung and Christine Ifuku; brother Jerry; sister Susan Young; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Anela Gayle Wong

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 28, 2014
Anela Gayle Wong, 56, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Russell D. Sr.; sons Eugene C. Clark III and Russell D. Wong Jr.; daughters Loreal L. Biho, Candid M. Sato and Yvonne N. and Anela N. Wong; stepdaughters Jocelyn and Cheryl Ball; brothers Ernest Tavares Jr. and Jerome Akina; sister Evelyn Chang; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Norman’s Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha or casual attire. Lei or loose orchids welcome. Donations may be sent to Russell D. Wong Jr., 40 Mokuahi St., Makawao, HI 96768. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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David Kalaualii Iokia Jr.

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Nov. 4, 2014
David Kalaualii Iokia Jr., 84, of Waipahu, a Marine Corps veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kwon; daughters Darlene Teri Cuaresma, Dawn Tammy Nakila and Kay Nash; sisters Annabelle “Annie” Ha’o, Lillian “Moe” Davis and Nancy Reason; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lloyd Sun Loi Wong

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Lloyd Sun Loi Wong, 97, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marie; daughters Cheryl Bonds, Cordelia Morioka and Lorinda Enokawa; brothers Dr. Stanley, Dr. Alton, Albert and Reuben; sisters Betty Young, Eunice Chang, Norah Chung and Cynthia Lai; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Services: 5:45 p.m. Taoist services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial to follow. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Alpha Wakako Kaneko

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Nov. 30, 2014
Alpha Wakako Kaneko, 87, of Kaneohe, former owner of AI’s Beauty Salon, died at home. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Greg, daughter Audrey, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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John Damien Kamakaokalani Worthington

Posted On December 4th, 2014 -

Oct. 5, 2014
John Damien Kamakaokalani Worthington, 54, of Ewa, an Oahu Transit Services planner analyst, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kwang Chi, sons John D.K. Jr. and James R., parents John D. and Agnes Genny, sisters Edwina Tupinio and Starlyn N. Worthington, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ewa. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Wildrick F.B. Lee

Posted On December 3rd, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Wildrick F.B. Lee, 82, of Honolulu, a GTE Hawaiian Tel retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife June, sons Byron and Bradford, daughters Brenda and Bonnie, sister Thelma Chun, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cas­ual attire.

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Samuel Aki Leialoha

Posted On December 3rd, 2014 -

Nov. 30, 2014
Samuel Aki Leialoha, 87, of Kane­ohe, a retired union plumber, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Richard Traglio and Bruce Lindley, daughters Janis Lindley and Karen Kapua, brother Richard, 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Rica Johanna Bulda Marquez

Posted On December 3rd, 2014 -

Nov. 18, 2014
Rica Johanna Bulda Marquez, 3, of Honolulu died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Rodel and Joanna, and sisters Ryeth and Ricci. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bruce Koon Hee Mau

Posted On December 3rd, 2014 -

Nov. 15, 2014
Bruce Koon Hee Mau, 55, of Honolulu, owner of Char Hung Sut Restaurant in Chinatown, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by wife Darnell “Nelly,” sons Justin and Bradley, mother Barbara, brother Barry and sisters Harilyn Coates and Wanda Lum. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Rochelle Tomaselli

Posted On December 3rd, 2014 -

Nov. 8, 2014
Rochelle Tomaselli, 66, of Hauula died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harvey Sr., son Harvey Jr. and sister Althea Naki. Celebration of life reception: noon-6 p.m. Sunday at her home, 54-078 Hauula Homestead Road, Hauula. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Ralph Epefanio Aranita

Posted On December 3rd, 2014 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Ralph Epefanio Aranita, 90, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard planner estimator and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by sons Jeffrey, Aaron, Edmund and Clayton; daughters Myra Aranita-O’Brien, Eileen M. Sullivan and Robbi Aranita; brother Ronald; sister Sister Rosita; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemo­rialparkmortuary.com.

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Marcelino R. Cadiz

Posted On December 3rd, 2014 -

Nov. 1, 2014
Marcelino R. “Celino” Cadiz, 80, of Honolulu, a Y. Higa Trucking retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by daughters Ofelia C. Balasi, Angelita C. Palacol, Leonora C. Moore and Violeta C. Llamas; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St., Honolulu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Guy M. Chinen

Posted On December 3rd, 2014 -

Nov. 25, 2014
Guy M. Chinen, 62, of Hono­lulu, owner of Hawaiian Air Conditioning and Refrigeration LLC, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sarah; son Michael T.; daughters Malia, Starlie and Rosie; father George; brothers Jimmy and Johnny; and sisters Joanne Chi­ka­zawa and Gale Tsukamoto. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Te Taki Tokelau-Voyaging Canoe; make checks payable to Te Taki Tokelau. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Bernard Gin Lun Choy

Posted On December 3rd, 2014 -

Nov. 22, 2014
Bernard Gin Lun Choy, 61, of Honolulu, a bookkeeper for an architecture firm and engineering firm, died. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by wife Michele C.; daughter Tiffany C. Davis; father William H.K.; sisters Rebecca Choy, Kathleen Tom and Debra J. Hamamoto; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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