Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

Andrea Kawailani Martin

Posted On March 16th, 2014 -

Feb. 12, 2014
Andrea Kawailani Martin, 70, of Kaneohe, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John “Dino” and Carlos; daughters Kalei Freitas and Andrea P. Martin; father George W.K. Baker; stepmother Mary Ann Baker; brothers Keoki, Virgil and Ronald Baker; sisters Rosemary Braun and Kimberly Stevens; 20 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Marie Louise Bonnet

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Marie Louise Bonnet, 91, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. No known survivors. No services.

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Robert B. Roberts Jr.

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 7, 2014
Robert B. “Bobby” Roberts Jr., 79, of Hono-lulu, a retired vocalist and a retired Air Force staff sergeant, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Sanchia M., son Robert B. “Bob” III, daughters Cindy L. Grove and Carol T. Ritter, stepdaughter Lorna Doherty, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Friday.

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Vicente Cabasag

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 11, 2014
Vicente “Vince” Cabasag, 83, of Wahiawa, a U.S. Postal Service employee and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by daughters Bernadette “Bernie” Lanet, Jennifer Cabasag, Vanessa Markle, Verna Cass and Pamela Morrow; brother Charles “Kit”; sister Dinah Van Winkle; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Sunday Vicente Sabala

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 16, 2014
Sunday Vicente Sabala, 77, of Ewa Beach, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Paciencia A. “Pacing”; sons Arnold Paul and Jason; daughters Arlene Mae and Stephanie Sabala, and Christine Tsubaki; sisters Juanita Umipeg and Elenora Manaday; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 22 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Joseph Char

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 1, 2014
Joseph Char, 79, of Kaneohe, a Loomis armored car courier and an Air Force veteran, died in Aloha Nursing Rehab Centre. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Harriet K., sons Joseph A. and Corey K., daughters Ginger L. Mitte and Leigh I. Char, sisters Hannah Kamoe and Virgle Kahananui, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Masako Fukushima Satsuda

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 15, 2014
Masako Fukushima Satsuda, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Jiro and Masuichi Fukushima, and sister Grace Otsuka. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Bow Yin Ching

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Bow Yin Ching, 93, of Hono-lulu, a clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Alfred Yuen and sister Eva Mokiao. Private services.

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Judith Scapini

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Judith Scapini, 67, of Waianae died in Waianae. No known survivors. No services.

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Robert Lyman Dodge Sr.

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 11, 2014
Robert Lyman Dodge Sr., 91, of Honolulu, president and chief executive officer of Dodge, Tanaka & Dodge Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Park City, Utah. He is survived by wife Maurine, sons Douglas and Robert Jr., daughters Robin Markle and Deborah Dodge, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

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Yong Im Sweeney

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Jan. 25, 2014
Yong Im Sweeney, 65, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Korea. No immediate survivors. Private services.

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Clavelina Corpuz Esguerra

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 27, 2014
Clavelina Corpuz Esguerra, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Genaro; son Celso; daughters Norma E. Vilorlia, Evelyn E. Salon, Ludevina E. Aragon and Rachel E. Pascual; 20 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. March 22 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Amy Yuriko Takajo

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Amy Yuriko Takajo, 82, of Hilo, a Bank of Hawaii retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Mareo, son Sheldon, daughter Gwendolyn Sakoda, brother Paul Kodama, sisters Violet Eguchi and Doris Masutomi, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Diane Nan Hee Hanna

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 5, 2014
Diane Nan Hee Hanna, 68, of Honolulu, an airline reservations agent, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Mark, sons Martin and Nick Lau, daughters Reina Lau and Jamie Rapoza, mother Lily Kim, brothers Lloyd and Jeffrey Lim, sisters Maxine Shea and Susan Lim, and a grandchild. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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Ellawin L. Wilk

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 25, 2014
Ellawin L. Wilk, 79, of Honolulu, a cashier, died in Hale Mohalu Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Daniel K. Aki and Ronnie G. Fernandez, brother Edward K. Aki Jr., seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Roger Williams Hawes

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 10, 2014
Roger Williams Hawes, 77, of Volcano, Hawaii, proprietor of Roger’s Keaau Junction Restaurant & Bar and Hawes Brothers Auto Service, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Multnomah County, Ore. He is survived by daughters Barbara Rennie, Nancy Baker and Linda Williams; brothers Ron, Steve and Stanley; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Amateur Softball Association girls program or University of Hawaii at Hilo women’s softball program. Condolences may be sent to Linda Williams at rogerhawes77@outlook.com or P.O. Box 91104, Henderson, NV 89009. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Reginald Wong

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 20, 2014
Reginald Wong, 67, of Aiea, a Realtor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eloise; sons Kevin and Garrett; stepson Chris Nitta; stepdaughter Gina Imai; brothers Richard Wong, and Edward and Fredrick Pang; sisters Lavinia Kearn and Bertha Moses; and seven grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published March 8.

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Kenneth Koupal

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 6, 2014
Kenneth Koupal, 79, of Hono-lulu, an industrial designer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is survived by brother-in-law Robert Schubert, nephew Jeffrey Belt and niece Cynthia Wilson. No services.

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Lloyd Kiyoshi Kunimura

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 15, 2014
Lloyd Kiyoshi Kunimura, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Airlines aircraft mechanic and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lynda K. Heim and Lora K. Kunimura, brothers Andy T. and Ernest M., and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Joan Linn Lenzer

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 10, 2014
Joan Linn Lenzer, 83, of Kailua, a retired social worker, died in Kailua. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by husband Anthony; sons David and Andrew; daughters Sara L. Medeiros, and Margaret and Elizabeth Lenzer; brother Jeffrey Linn; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Friends of Kailua Library in memory of Joan Lenzer.

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Aurelia Gaspar Mateo

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 12, 2014
Aurelia Gaspar Mateo, 87, of Honolulu, a custodian, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Pelagio Sr.; sons Pelagio Jr., Mario and Jeremias; daughters Racquel Cortel, Denia Bagaoisan, Susan Mangubat and Ruth Fabro; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. March 22 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 23 at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tsuyoshi Nishimoto

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Jan. 30, 2014
Tsuyoshi “Nick” Nishimoto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Safeway produce manager and a retired Army staff sergeant and 35th Infantry member who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Mary Beth and Maria Boushell, and Ruth Watkins; brother Ronald; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Cattleya orchids welcome.

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Edward K. Plunkett

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 4, 2014
Edward K. Plunkett, 75, of Ewa Beach, an iron worker, died at home. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by son Nathan; daughters Elena and Maile Plunkett, Ku’ulei Keawe, Cheryl Horner and Leonie DeVera; sister Lorraine Kenui; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu Stake Center. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Joy A. Ahn

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Nov. 29, 2012
Joy A. Ahn, 74, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. No known survivors. No services.

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Samuel Martinez Ramos

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 11, 2014
Samuel Martinez Ramos, 61, of Lihue, a retired heavy equipment operator for Lihue Sugar Plantation and a landscaper and maintenance employee for Smith’s Tropical Paradise, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Reynalda “Renee”; son Samuel “Jun” Jr.; brothers Reynaldo, German, Crescencio “Cres” and Jerry; sister Gladdy Palaroan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 29 at Immaculate Conception Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.

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Gloria Teruyo Arakawa

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

March 8 , 2014
Gloria Teruyo Arakawa, 83, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher at Moanalua Elementary School, died in Manoa Cottage. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Grant Y. and Dean Y., four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Salvador Reyes Jr.

Posted On March 15th, 2014 -

Feb. 19, 2014
Salvador Reyes Jr., 77, of Waimanalo, a Matson Navigation container repairman and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by wife Elaine; sons Shawn and Schell; daughter Sheeree Himmelman; brothers Keith, Fred and Dr. Phillip Reyes, and Clarence Loo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Cindy Mitsuko Kaku

Posted On March 14th, 2014 -

Feb. 13, 2014
Cindy Mitsuko Kaku, 55, of Hilo, a retired secretary at KBIG-FM, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by companion Garry Masu, son Brandon, daughter Kelsey, brothers Kevin and Ross Iwasaki, and sister Jan Asato. Private services.

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Delbert James Smyers

Posted On March 14th, 2014 -

Feb. 4, 2014
Delbert James Smyers, 93, of Kaneohe, a Boeing helicopter engineer and an Army 70th Infantry veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Sykesville, Pa. He is survived by sons Dennis, Scott and Jimmy; daughter Jeannie Smith; brother Carl; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Momoe Kataoka

Posted On March 14th, 2014 -

March 3, 2014
Momoe Kataoka, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Merle Kataoka-Yahiro and a grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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