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Keith Mamoru Yamamoto

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

March 2, 2013
Keith Mamoru Yamamoto, 82, of Pearl City, a retired Pfizer sales representative and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Nancy T.; daughters Teresa Sakurada and Sheila Yamamoto; brothers George, Richard and Steven; sister Gladys Salles; and a grandchild. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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John Tamatoa Baker

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

March 10, 2013
John Tamatoa Baker, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired naval shipyard sheet metal worker and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Tamatoa and John A., daughters Luana and Roxanne, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Patricia McNulty

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

Feb. 2, 2013
Patricia McNulty, 74, of Kaneohe died in Hawaii. She was born in Lawrence, Mass. She is survived by sister Joanna McGuirk. No services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Dr. Rev. James F. McNulty Scholarship Fund at Merrimack College, Andover, Mass. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Arthur Y.H. Young

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

March 4, 2013
Arthur Y.H. Young, 63, of Indianapolis, a forklift operator, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jennifer; son Justin; daughter Allison Weinkein; brothers Bertram, Glenn and Edmund; and sister Nora Worsham. Services on the mainland.

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Albert Joseph Deleconio Jr.

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

March 13, 2013
Albert Joseph Deleconio Jr., 70, of Maile, a retired American Airlines system programmer, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Boston. He is survived by wife Lela P.; daughters Patrice Carlton and Suzanne Neal; brothers Thomas, Steven and Dennis; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 830 Main St., Honolulu. Services: 5 p.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

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Brenda Joyce Morishige

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

Feb. 17, 2013
Brenda Joyce Morishige, 69, of San Diego, a Marine Corps Community Service Recreation Center assistant manager, died in San Diego. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Michael T. Sr.; son Michael T. Jr.; daughter Gina M. Morishige-Bernardo; mother Sally A. Masamune; brothers Nelson and Russ Masamune, and Brian Maeda; sisters Faith Miyashiro and Janice Ritchie; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. at the cemetery.

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Norman Tadashi Yukuno

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

Feb. 14, 2013
Norman Tadashi Yukuno, 67, of Keopu, Hawaii, a retired Sears Roebuck & Co. mechanic, coffee farmer and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Stanley, Edward, Wayne, Leslie and Jerry. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Evelyn Espiritu

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

March 9, 2013
Evelyn Espiritu, 62, of Waimanalo, a retired Castle Medical Center nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by mother Margaret; brothers Rudy, Anthony and Phillip; and sisters Nancy and Lucy Antonio. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Natsumi Morita

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

Feb. 25, 2013
Natsumi “Phyllis” Morita, 91, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Rodney; daughters Marian Hattori, Gail Inoue and Elaine Teraoka; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Helga Miriam Frankel

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

March 7, 2013
Helga Miriam Frankel, 88, of Honolulu, a community volunteer and researcher, died. She was born in Germany. She is survived by son David K., sister Rita Kugler and a grandchild. No services.

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John Kamuela Naeole Jr.

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

March 11, 2013
John Kamuela Naeole Jr., 77, of Wailuku, a retired Hawaiian Bitumuls & Paving Co. dispatcher and an Army veteran, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mildred L.; daughters Jadelyn Kaapana-Moses, Davina Pisoni and Liliea Kiaaina; hanai daughters Racquel Caires, Martha Goodhue-Kaili and Lei Kanamu; sister Pumehana Cobb-Adams; 22 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kings Cathedral. Services: 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Carla Napua Kekuewa Freitas

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

March 3, 2013
Carla Napua Kekuewa Freitas, 74, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a retired park ranger at Pu‘uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, died at home. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Wilfred, Loren, Michael and Kawika; daughters Kaui, Noe and Kehaulani Freitas, and Joby Crichton; brothers Wayne and Zadoc Kekuewa; sisters Ruby Kahoonei and Patricia Imai; 33 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Honaunau. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Grace Kimiye Sato

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

March 6, 2013
Grace Kimiye Sato, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Vernon K. Jr. and Glenn S., daughter Sharon C.S. Tamayoshi, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

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Calogero Gambino

Posted On March 19th, 2013 -

March 7, 2013
Calogero Gambino, 77, of Honolulu, a senior vice president at GECC Financial Corp. and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Palermo, Italy. He is survived by wife Maria, son Anthony, daughter Rosa Gambino-Young, brother Salvatore and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Theodore Kazuo Kubota

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

Jan. 5, 2013
Theodore Kazuo “Ted” Kubota, 75, of Honolulu, a retired TimesSuper Market administrator and purchaser, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Myrna F., sons Kerric and Cory, sisters Doreen Yuen and Eloise Kubota, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Nobuko Sawada

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

March 3, 2013
Nobuko “Jo” Sawada, 86, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Hattie seamstress, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center.She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband James, son Alden, brothers Sadaki and Noboru Fujisawa, sisters Michiko Yahata and Kiyoko Tokuoka, and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Tadashi Kunimoto

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

Feb. 14, 2013
Tadashi Kunimoto, 84, of Kailua, a retired Federal Aviation Administration and M&E Pacific professional engineer, died at home. He was born in Kapapala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife ElizabethN.; sons Lloyd M. and Brent F.; daughter Laverne Y. Baker; brothers Edward, Walter, Earl and Richard Kunimoto; sister Violet Sakuda; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Anita J. Steigerwald

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

Jan. 31, 2013
Anita J. Steigerwald, 67, of Honolulu, a retired KHET graphic artist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Micah K. and Peter P., father Walter T. Nomura, brother Andrew Nomura and sister Faith Burgess. Visitation:11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, 45-815 Pookela St.. Services:noon. Aloha attire.

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Rui Qoing Liang

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

March 6, 2013
Rui Qoing Liang, 101, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by daughter Shao Min Ung. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Ronald H. Yogi

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

March 1, 2013
Ronald H. Yogi, 65, of Kaneohe, an owner of Slow Poke Fishmarket and retired King Intermediate School teacher in Kaneohe, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Peggy, son Kevin, daughters Shannon Yogi-Lee and Megan Yogi, brothers Elbridge and Glenn, and sisters Sanae Kato, Shirley Ho and Charlene Yogi. Visitation:5:15 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. No flowers.

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Liliana Faith Long

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

March 6, 2013
Liliana Faith Long, infant daughter of Sarita McKee and Peter Long Sr. of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brothers Peter Jr. and Kaisen Loyola; sisters Nicole L., Kortney and Illeana Long, and Daycee Lei and Saydee McKee-Haalilio; grandparents Rosalinda Ambrosio, Steve McKee, Mary Ann and Marc Fried, and John and BJ Long; and great-grandparents Margret, Tony and Barbara Long, and Roberta and Reid McKee. Private services.

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LillianMichiko Yoneda

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

Feb. 24, 2013
Lillian Michiko Yoneda, 76, of Honolulu, a retired central files department associate at First Insurance Co., died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in South Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by a nephew and a niece. Private services.

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Toyoko Ajifu

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

Feb. 19, 2013
Toyoko Ajifu, 86, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Waiahole. She is survived by son Michael K.; daughters Laura M. Fok, Sharon Y. Gibo, Aileen Y. Ogimachi and Lois M. Shimada; 10 grandchildren; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Larry S. Maeda

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

Feb. 23, 2013
Larry S. Maeda, 72, of Honolulu, a retired accountant for IBMand Diamond Bakery as well as an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Bruce; brothers Ronald, Herbert and Charles; sisters Myrtle Goo, Jean Mitsuzawa, Doris Ogawa and Winifred Kakazu; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Patricia Crosetti

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

March 9, 2013
Patricia “Pat” Crosetti, 93, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Guthrie, Okla. She is survived by son Jerry, daughters Juli Damazo and Lani Kahawaii, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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Kiyoko LillianMatsumoto

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

Feb. 19, 2013
Kiyoko Lillian Matsumoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Kenny’s counter clerk, died. She was born in Halaula-Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Roy S.; daughters Sharon E. Maekawa, Laverne K. Sugamoto and Pauline A. Mashima; sisters Norie Uyeda, Yurie Takai and Elaine A. Yamashita; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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MarianMomoyo Hironaga

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

Feb. 19, 2013
Marion Momoyo Hironaga, 87, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in South Kona. She is survived by husband Edwin M.; sons Mark, Lance and David; brothers Kazuo, Hideo and Teruo Maruyama; sisters Fusano Harai and Carol Hanaoka; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Sadato Miyashita

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

March 7, 2013
Sadato Miyashita, 91, of Hilo, a retired Meadow Gold Dairy employee in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sueko Sue, son Wesley, daughter Lynne Furutani, brother Kazuaki, sistersSayako Hirose and Amy Matsunaga, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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ByronLopaka Tadashi Hoxie

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

Feb. 28, 2013
ByronLopaka Tadashi Hoxie, 33, of Ewa Beach died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Robert and May, sisters Nicole Ah Sue and Crystal Hoxie, and grandparent William. Services:11 a.m. Saturday at Friendship Christian Church, 91-1130 Renton Road, Ewa Villages. Casual attire.

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Ronald LeRoy Moreno Jr.

Posted On March 18th, 2013 -

March 6, 2013
Ronald LeRoy “Ronnie” Moreno Jr., 37, of Kapaa, Kauai, a personal assistant to Bobby Moreno, died at home. He was born in Huntington Beach, Calif. He is survived by father Ronald Sr., mother Marion, sister Alicia Villarreal and grandparents Delores Moreno and Wanda Haight. Services to be held in California.

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