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Vera Taylor Crawford

Posted On June 6th, 2015 -

May 11, 2015
Vera Taylor Crawford, 70, of Cedar Park, Texas, a homemaker, died in Cedar Park. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Harold R. “Bob” Jr., son Brian, daughters Jennifer C. Irish and Lee Crawford, brother Drew and six grandchildren. No services. Scattering of ashes over Waipio Valley. Condolences: veralani.muchloved.com.

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Alice Fumiko Isobe

Posted On June 6th, 2015 -

May 20, 2015
Alice Fumiko Isobe, 85, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education custodian, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edward M.; son Larry; daughters Jan Isobe, Ida Hokama and Bobbi Cadelinia; brother Albert Nakamoto; sister Mary Ojiri; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Margaret Mary Carroll

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 30, 2015
Margaret Mary Carroll, 83, of Kapolei died in Waipahu. She was born in Yokosuka, Japan. She is survived by son Charles, daughters Debra M. Carroll and Barbara Joly, and a grandchild. No services.

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Shizue Shiroma

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

April 30, 2015
Shizue Hiroma, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Kaichi; daughters Arleen Nishimura, Claire Hashimoto and Gayle Onaga; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Lucia Alejandro Fernando

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 5, 2015
Lucia Alejandro Fernando, 94, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Lucero. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Barbara B. Shoppe

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 29, 2015
Barbara B. Shoppe, 89, of Kailua-Kona, an executive assistant for a pharmaceutical company and a bus driver for the disabled, died. She was born in Arbor, N.J. She is survived by son Michael, sister Catherine Spisso, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. No services.

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Lee V. Grosshuesch

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 7, 2015
Lee V. Grosshuesch, 95, of Kailua, a fighter pilot and retired Air Force colonel, died in Kailua. He was born in Menno, S.D. He is survived by wife Lois, son Gary, daughters Lindy Klaus and Gail Van De Verg, brother Glenn and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Parker United Methodist Church, Kaneohe. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Steven Brian Silva

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 26, 2015
Steven Brian Silva, 55, of Keaau, Hawaii, a mobile home builder and member of Garage Gang band, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Virginia; sons Jacob Silva-Lorenzo and Justin Silva; daughters Joeanne Apilano and Vanessa, Wanita and Sherry Silva-Lorenzo; brothers Richard Jr., Michael and Russell; sister Pamela Grindstaff; and eight grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Sophia Haramis

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 26, 2015
Sophia Haramis, 97, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in New York. She is survived by son John, daughter Kathryn Holgersen, four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Chigusa Sugaya Simone

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 15, 2015
Chigusa Sugaya Simone, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Gary Miller and daughter Lydia Kelly. Services held. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Setsuji Hashizaki

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 3, 2015
Setsuji Hashizaki, 82, of Hilo, a retired mechanic at the former I. Kitagawa & Co., died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mitzie, son Kevin, daughter Kristi Matsubara, brother Shizuto, sisters Misao Katakura and Betty Katano, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Priscilla Vera Simpson

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

April 20, 2015
Priscilla Vera Simpson, 89, of Aiea, a Pearl City Public Library retiree, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son William B. III, daughter Karen Raley, seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Lillian Pear Jackson

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 23, 2015
Lillian Pear Jackson, 85, of Honolulu, retired owner of Hippo’s, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by husband Robert W., daughter Terry Coburn, sister Connie Stroble, a grandchild and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Fumiko Oshita Sugihara

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 22, 2015
Fumiko Oshita Sugihara, 89, of Kaneohe, formerly of Richmond, Calif., a retired rose grower for her family business in California and former high school teacher in California, died in Honolulu. She was born in Clifton Court, Calif. She is survived by daughter Edna K. Sakai, sister Setsuko “Sue” Miyamoto and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Chiyuki Kawamoto

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

April 16, 2015
Chiyuki Kawamoto, 97, of Honolulu, a state Board of Education public library system library aide, died in Maunalani Nursing Home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Randall K., daughters Diane S. Umemoto and Marcia T. Tanaka, sisters Sumie Marutani and Carol Ann Kakehi, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Tsumayo Tsuneyoshi

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 15, 2015
Tsumayo Tsuneyoshi, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center nurse aide, died in Maluhia. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Earl K., daughter Beatrice Y., brother Waichi Ouye and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Sakayo Komatsu

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 13, 2015
Sakayo Komatsu, 87, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Hospital occupational therapist, died at home. She was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Kellie Kaneshiro and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Mamoru Wakuta

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 7, 2015
Mamoru Wakuta, 89, of Kapahi, Kauai, a retired farmer and heavy-equipment operator, and an Army veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Halaula, Kauai. He is survived by wife Sachiko M. Takahashi; sons Dean, Terence and Stuart; brother Seichi; sister Shizue Sakihama; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Zoilo Acedillo Kupukaa

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 14, 2015
Zoilo Acedillo Kupukaa, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Army officer, died in Aiea. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by son James, brother Manuel Acedillo, sister Violet Lee, two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Robert Kiyohei Watanabe

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 8, 2015
Robert Kiyohei Watanabe, 89, of Pearl City, owner of Sadako’s Lunchwagon and an Army veteran, died in Care Center of Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Roderick “Roddy” and Clyde, daughter Dalah Emi Ogata, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Clifford Yin Fah Lee

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 22, 2015
Clifford Yin Fah Lee, 93, of Park City, Utah, a securities broker and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Stephen, daughter Shirley L. Matthew and two grandchildren. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Thomas Frank Wilkinson

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

April 12, 2015
Thomas Frank Wilkinson, 75, of Honolulu, a tax preparer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Jackson, Mo. He is survived by wife Ruby; daughters Kimberly and Ann; stepsons Kenneth and Garrett Ikeda; stepdaughters Deanne Riego, Sherri Ann Dayton and Julie Ann Ikeda-Chang; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Helen Yukiko Lee

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 12, 2015
Helen Yukiko Lee, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki High School custodian, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by stepson Anthony, brother Harold K. Iyo and sister Jane C. Wong. Private services.

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Lillian Shizuyo Yanagawa

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 7, 2015
Lillian Shizuyo Yanagawa, 95, of Honolulu, a retired manager at Ala Moana Foodland gourmet department, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert S. and Jerry Y. Sakata, daughter Fayrene N. “Fay” Kaku and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jose David Manandic

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 24, 2015
Jose David Manandic, 84, of Mililani, an Army veteran and an Army and Air Force Exchange Service retiree, died in Fairfield, Calif. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Demetria W.; sons Jerry and Ceferino; sisters Dolores Salcedo, Helen Rellin and Florence Carios; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Eulogy at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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William Tsuruo Matsuda

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 5, 2015
William Tsuruo Matsuda, 79, of Pearl City, a retired electronics mechanic for the federal government at Schofield, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kawaihau, Kauai. He is survived by wife Ruth, son Michael, daughter Melani Shiraki, brother Steve and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Guillerma Saculles Balanza

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 1, 2015
Guillerma Saculles Balanza, 70, of Kapolei will be remembered in services 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. She was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by father Ignacio D.; brothers Alejandro, Dominador and Benjamin; and sisters Leticia Segundo, Maria Bautista and Masa Daus. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Antonio K. Miranda Jr.

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 31, 2015
Antonio K. “Kaku” Miranda Jr., 81, of Kailua, a retired glazier and professional beachboy, died in Kailua. He was born in Kakaako. He is survived by daughter Antoinette L. Kozlowski; brother James Kamai; sisters Barbara Kaina, Carmen Hoomalu and Anna Passas; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Gayle Sueko Barcoma

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

May 28, 2015
Gayle Sueko Barcoma, 64, of Wailuku, a Wailea Resort Development landscaper, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Glenn, sons Glenn and Beau, daughter Renee Esteban, brother Gregory Kochi and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at King’s Cathedral. Services: 10 a.m. No flowers. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Dayle Leroy Akana Pescaia

Posted On June 5th, 2015 -

June 2, 2015
Dayle Leroy Akana Pescaia, 78, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. sales manager, died. He was born in Wailee. He is survived by wife Maureen; sons Dayle Jr., Damon and Desmond; stepsons Quinten McGregor and Emmanuel and T.J. Borromeo; stepdaughter Kyra Borromeo; brothers Newton and Elliot; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama campus. Services: 1:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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