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Patricia Lou Pung

Posted On June 7th, 2014 -

May 29, 2014
Patricia Lou Pung, 81, of Kawaihae, Hawaii, a Mauna Kea Beach Hotel cashier, died. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Stacy and Stephen; daughters Roxanne and Rainee Pung, and Sharee Rodrigues; brothers Gary and Kenneth Cinco; sisters Alberta Dobbe and Pauline Hong; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Papaaloa. Mass: 5 p.m.

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Marianna L. Klimenko

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June 2, 2014
Marianna L. Klimenko, 82, of Honolulu died in Hale Ku ‘Ike Memory Care Facility. She was born in Basel, Switzerland. She is survived by husband Michael, sons Andreas Klimenko and Markus Lynn-Klimenko, daughters Anna Lanz and Martha Petrides, and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Pacific. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association Aloha chapter. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Lad Seth Quiberg

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May 25, 2014
Lad Seth Quiberg, 94, of Honolulu, a retired jewelry maker and a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Fairview, Ore. He is survived by wife Betty L.; son William R.; daughters Coral “Dedee” Brinton, Linnea M. Rogers and Lana S. Oura; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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Shirley J. Kollmeyer

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May 29, 2014
Shirley J. Kollmeyer, 90, of Honolulu, a former special-education teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Sharon K. Gerfen, caregivers Sumi Kollmeyer and Maile Drake, two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Juan Rabasa

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June 3, 2014
Juan “Johnny” Rabasa, 78, of Lihue, a retired U.S. Postal Service postmaster of the Kaumakani Post Office and an Army veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Minako, daughter Shirley Dennis, sons John and Jimmy, brother Pete, sisters Tina Brun and Pauline Ibia, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

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Barbara Joan Lancaster

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May 27, 2014
Barbara Joan Lancaster, 57, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by mother Yvonne; brothers Mark, Craig, Robert and Thomas; and sisters Marie and Annette. Private services.

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Joan Singleton Rea

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May 27, 2014
Joan Singleton Rea, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired federal government receptionist, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by daughter Lynn Oguma, five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Patrick C. Lee

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May 28, 2014
Patrick C. Lee, 58, of Honolulu, an assistant store manager for Tori Richard Ala Moana, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Mary, brother John and sisters Carol Hines and Mahealani Lyons. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Buddy Lee Mahalo Silva

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May 25, 2014
Buddy Lee Mahalo Silva, 61, of Honolulu, a Weyerhaeuser laborer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gabriel; brothers Nalo, Keka, Butchie, Kuaiva, Kino and Nakuwana; and sisters Honey Girl, Vivian and Louise. Private services.

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Michelle Lewis

Posted On June 7th, 2014 -

May 27, 2014
Michelle Lewis, 57, of Kailua, a retired administrative assistant, died in Kailua. She was born in Colorado. She is survived by son Gregory Crisler, father Bervin and brothers Jon and Mark. Private services.

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Sherborn Koelling Smiddy

Posted On June 7th, 2014 -

June 2, 2014
Sherborn Koelling Smiddy, 98, of Georgetown, Texas, a Hawaii island manager for Hawaiian Telephone Co., died in Georgetown. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dee, son James and daughter Janie S. Lamb. Services in Georgetown. No flowers. Donations suggested to Shriners and Scottish Rite hospitals.

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Pearl Tsuyako Maki

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May 25, 2014
Pearl Tsuyako Maki, 91, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, owner of Pearl’s Anthuriums and former employee of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. and Volcano House, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard and Robert Niimi; daughter Pearl Worley; stepdaughters Marlene Lum, Stella Miyashiro and Erma Maki; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mildred Subica

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June 1, 2014
Mildred Subica, 85, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Myron and Milton, daughters Madeline Sehna and Maureen Subica, brother Alvin Rapoza, seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Klothilde Elfriede Mayeda

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May 23, 2014
Klothilde Elfriede Mayeda, 85, of Hilo died in Bad Mergentheim, Germany. She was born in Germany. She is survived by sons Steven and Wayne, daughters Loreli Eberhardt and Faye M. Young, sister Edith Michelbach, nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Sadako Sueoka

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March 26, 2014
Sadako Sueoka, 98, of Hilo, a homemaker, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Harold, daughters Marian Hamada and Doris Kimura, brothers Jerry and Yoshito Nishioka, sister Caro-lyn Saito, eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 14 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m.

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Carlos Garvida Mercado

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May 1, 2014
Carlos Garvida Mercado, 88, of Kapolei, a retired Freeman Guards Inc. security guard at Maluhia Hospital and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marquita S. “Violeta”; sons Orlando, Edgardo and Rimando; daughter Sonia S.; sister Magdalena M. Galiza; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 14 at the mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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George K. Tomei

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April 5, 2014
George K. Tomei, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village chef and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ivan M., daughters Iris K. Quinto and Cheryl K.T. Suzuki, brother Lincoln, sisters Helen Uchida and Alice Ihara, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Alice Mildred Gutmann

Posted On June 6th, 2014 -

June 2, 2014
Alice Mildred Gutmann, 84, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a nurse at Castle Point Veterans Hospital in Dutchess County, N.Y., died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. She is survived by sons Tim Edgar and Paul and Robert Gutmann; daughters Judith and Barbara Gaston; brother Richard Edgar; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Fusae Yamato

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May 18, 2014
Fusae Yamato, 92, of Kahului, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by daughter Iris. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 13 at Kahului Union Church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Alice S. Hara

Posted On June 6th, 2014 -

May 23, 2014
Alice S. Hara, 84, of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clarence M., son Craig and two grandchildren. Services to be held in California. Online condolences: fukuimortuary.com.

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William Donald Heagney

Posted On June 6th, 2014 -

June 2, 2014
William Donald “Don” Heagney, 93, of Mililani, an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Mililani. He was born in Rochester, N.Y. He is survived by sons William D. Jr. and Brian; daughters Joan Neville, Mary Grace Smart, Kathleen Pittelkau and Janice Wesen; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Rochester.

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Julie Haunani Humble

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May 15, 2014
Julie Haunani Humble, 62, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard F. Jr.; son Charles J.K.; daughters Janice H. and Janell L. Kamai, and Janet M. Kamai-Pastor; brothers Jeremiah and Sydney Waiolama; sisters Marsha Phillips, Iris Pahinui and Debra Spencer; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Steven Keiki Kanoho

Posted On June 6th, 2014 -

May 12, 2014
Steven Keiki Kanoho, 72, of Kauai, a retired glazier and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Claudia; sons Calvin and Alvin “Kipukai”; daughters Wendy Torres and Melissa Ann “Lisa” Popejoy; brothers Makalapua and Harry; sisters Eloise Taniguchi, Leilani Suenaga, Noelani Ornellas and Jackie Figueira; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. June 16 at Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue.

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Nobuo Herbert Kido

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May 20, 2014
Nobuo Herbert “Opu” Kido, 82, of Kailua, a retired U.S. Postal Service postal carrier and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Pohai Nani Care Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Jane M. and son Reid T. Private services.

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Charles Shim Ung Aina Jr.

Posted On June 6th, 2014 -

June 1, 2014
Charles Shim Ung Aina Jr., 59, of Hilo, owner of and designer at Charles S.U. Aina Jr. Inc. Architecture Planning/Interior Design Consultant in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jamie H.O., son Charles S.U. III, daughters Jenna H. and Megan Y.D., brother Clayton Lee and sisters Adelaide “Peewee” Mounga and Charlotte Matsui. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Betty Misayo Kimura

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May 18, 2014
Betty Misayo Kimura, 89, of Pearl City, a retired Federal Aviation Administration secretary, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jason J., sister Hazel Theodore and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Jose Garillo Barsana Jr.

Posted On June 6th, 2014 -

June 1, 2014
Jose Garillo “Peping” Barsana Jr., 67, of Wahiawa, an armored-truck driver at Security Armored Car Service, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Basco, Batanes, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lilian C.; son Jake-Travis Cabal; daughter Dawn B. Szewczyk; brothers Roland G. and James G.; sisters Lilia B. Flores, Jean B. Panganiban, Nenita B. Crain, Perla B. Manlapaz and Delia B. Baello; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Eulogy: 10 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. June 14 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Michele K. LeMone

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May 14, 2014
Michele K. LeMone, 69, of Laie, a teacher, died. She was born in Jacksonville, Fla. She is survived by husband Larry A., son Bryson, daughters Lisa Morelock and Renee Montoya, sister Pamela Toone and 12 grandchildren. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Attire: Sunday dress. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Helen Puanani Burns

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May 20, 2014
Helen Puanani Burns, 78, of Waianae, a retiree from Tamura’s Supermarket in Waianae, died in Honolulu. She was born in Keaau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Lyle “Boom” and George; daughters Theresa Opunui, Julia Vankuren, Momi Keomaka, Valerie Daoang, Leila Mamiya and Roseline DeMello; brothers Peter, John, Alexander, Billy and Stephen Neill, and Robert Legzdin; sisters Winifred Walker, Carol Fisher, Linda Aken, Edith Navarro, Alexis Tokuda and Johnette Neill; 24 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:15 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Renato M. Magnaye

Posted On June 6th, 2014 -

April 28, 2014
Renato M. Magnaye, 69, of Cornelius, Ore., a retired maintenance employee, died in Oregon. He was born in Batangas, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosalind; sons Bernard, Brian and William; daughter Sheila Dela Cruz; sisters Nelly and Benigna Magnaye, Mena Fernback, Lisa Carreon and Dalisay Inciong; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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