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Shirley Lee Wong

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Oct. 19, 2014
Shirley Lee Wong, 92, of Honolulu, a clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Michael and Patrick, daughter Carole, brothers Richard and Donald Lee, sister Virginia Lee and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Benigno Andres Nicolas

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Oct. 27, 2014
Benigno Andres Nicolas, 90, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired schoolteacher in the Philippines and a groundskeeper on Kauai, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Benedicto and Benigno Jr., daughters Benelyn Robles and Juliet Cruz, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 22 at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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Violet Hisayo Yamamoto

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Oct. 21, 2014
Violet Hisayo Yamamoto, 96, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by sons Wayne G. and Myles K., daughters Sharon N. Kojima and Brenda L. Kau, caregivers Maribel Viray and Elena Puesta, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mildred Wakayo Okamoto

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Sept. 20, 2014
MIldred Wakayo Okamoto, 97, of Wailua Houselots, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Alan, Brian and Charles; daughter Grace Yamashita; brother Donald Yoshina; sister Kathleen Saito; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Pearl Asam Yang

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

Oct. 19, 2014
Pearl Asam Yang, 84, of Honolulu, a retired probate clerk for the Circuit Court, state of Hawaii, died in Pohai Nani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by stepson Fred Jr., brother James Asam and sister Myra Trombley. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific.

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Lorraine J. Alexander

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

Oct. 23, 2014
Lorraine J. Alexander, 82, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald; sons Brian, Ivan “Hagi,” Clyde and Mark “Tuki”; daughter Donna; stepfather Ralph Rios; sisters Jeanne Rio and Priscilla Helenihi; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dorothy L. Ornellas

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Nov. 2, 2014
Dorothy L. Ornellas, 85, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born Lihue. She is survived by husband Joseph Jr.; sons Joseph D., Mathew J., Quintin and Milton; daughters Sheila Richbow, Cozie Whitfield and Carlene Watson; brothers Peter, William, Gilbert and Alexander Yray; sister Lilian Pauline; 22 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Nov. 5.

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Donovan Ikaikakoalani Ayala

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Nov. 2, 2014
Donovan Ikaikakoalani Ayala, 30, of Waianae died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Marcial Ayala III and Elizabeth Dias; sisters Dynasty Tupulua, Jessica Talbert and Braizzel Nivera; and brothers Marcial IV, Preston and Brenden Ayala, and Jonovan Tuinei. Private services.

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Bernard Edward Ostrowski

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

Nov. 4, 2014
Bernard Edward Ostrowski, 71, of Honolulu, a college instructor and poet at Hawaii Pacific University, died at home. He was born in Scranton, Pa. He is survived by son Bernard N. and three grandchildren. Services at a later date. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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James B. Brown

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Oct. 30, 2014
James B. Brown, 94, of Waianae, a retired supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 72 and a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lucille, daughters Evalani S. Gonzales and Jamylu U. Sidotti, 11 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services pending. Casual attire.

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Jean Yoshie Park

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

Sept. 27, 2014
Jean Yoshie Park, 89, of Honolulu, a retired manager, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Charles S.C., daughter Claudia H. Mickens, sisters Janet S. Lastimosa and Ruth M. Stone, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Marjorie Natsuko Carpenter

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Oct. 14, 2014
Marjorie Natsuko “Margie” Carpenter, 89, of Honolulu, a Wong’s Okazuya retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Amy Hill and Lavern Daoang, son Clayton, brothers Harry and Ben Sakurai, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robert Rustigian

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

Nov. 5, 2014
Robert “Bob” Rustigian, 91, of Honolulu, a maitre d’ for Top of Waikiki Restaurant and a Navy veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. He was born in Hartford, Conn. He is survived by son Craig. Committal services: 3 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

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Olga Jean Cartajena

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Oct. 29, 2014
Olga Jean Cartajena, 83, of Kapolei died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Steven; daughters Theresa “Jeanne” Cartajena-Condit and Inez Cartajena-Ida; sisters Barbara Pagan, Frances Jones and Anita Letreta; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel West Oahu. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Adeline Reiko Sakamoto

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

Oct. 5, 2014
Adeline Reiko Sakamoto, 73, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Randall Yoneda, daughters Denise Hayashi and Gwen Zaragosa, sisters Mae Tahara and Sharon Moromisato, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Michael Patrick Gouveia

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Nov. 9, 2014
Michael Patrick Gouveia, 59, of Ewa Beach died in Ka Punawai Ola. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Pricilla Beyer and Sharon Gouveia, and brothers Clarence Jr., David and Johnny. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Nov. 19 at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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William Mamahi Sanford

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

Sept. 24, 2014
William Mamahi Sanford, 89, of Waianae, a retired Sheraton Hotel maintenance department employee and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons William, Brian and Todd; daughters Hedy Lou Rutkowski, Bonnie Perry and Deidre Sanford; sisters Georgia Kay, Sarah Bell, Kuulei McClung, Kuualoha Callnan and Lehua Nuuhiwa; 19 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Cynthia Ann Hua

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Oct. 20, 2014
Cynthia Ann Hua, 56, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a singer and entertainer, died. She was born in California. She is survived by companion Clayton Leleiwi; sons Williama Spitalsky and Keola Hua-Spitalsky; daughters Natasha Sarocam and Serena Spitalsky; stepsons Justin and Jamie Leleiwi; hanai son Sonny Pond; hanai daughters Kanoa Lyles and Pauline Pringle; brothers Kenneth and George Hua Jr., and George Rubio; sisters Debra and Melissa; and 13 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Dec. 6 at Ocean View Park. Call 640-9597 for more information.

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William Allan Seawahl

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

Nov. 3, 2014
William Allan Seawahl, 70, of Kailua, a computer programmer and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by wife Nancy and sisters Rosemary Schenden and Jeanne Michilini. Private services. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities of Hawaii or the University of Detroit High School Class of 62 Scholarship Fund.

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Rachel I. Kaanehe

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Oct. 20, 2014
Rachel I. Kaanehe, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Lenscrafters optician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaaawa. She is survived by son Johnson I. Jacob; daughters Imogene H. Franquez, Jasmine N. Kear and Juanita L. Jacob; brother Joseph S. Ing; sisters Clara St. Clair and Roselani Bonga; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Toshie Shimose

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Nov. 3, 2014
Toshie Shimose, 95, of Hilo, a retired licensed practical nurse at Hilo Medical Center, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by son James, daughter Jean, sister Kasumi Murakami, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Committal services: 9 a.m. Nov. 19 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to charity.

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John Edward McFall

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Nov. 1, 2014
John Edward McFall, 45, of Hawaii Kai, a Navy retiree and a Department of the Navy civilian employee for SDVT-1 Pearl Harbor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pine Bluff, Ark. He is survived by wife Joanna, son Jack, daughter Jarran, parents Larry and Frances, brothers Monte “Ray” and Larry “Lee,” and sister Virginia “Ginny” McCoy. Private services. Donations suggested to charity.

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Balbina Bobbie Manijo Stokes

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Dec. 25, 2013
Balbina Bobbie Manijo Stokes, 82, of Winchester, Va., died in Romney, W.Va. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Jayne Seeley and Janet Manijo Ribeiro. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay Beach Park, Waianae. Updated service information for an obituary published Jan. 12.

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Mitsuo Motosue

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Nov. 4, 2014
Mitsuo Motosue, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Motosue Yard Services gardener, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Andrew, daughter Jean Pirscher, brother Seido, sister Sumako Kobayashi and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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Darrel Kiyoto Tanigawa

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Aug. 29, 2014
Darrel Kiyoto “Apple” Tanigawa, 61, of Kailua, a painter, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Darrel R.; daughters Jolie Tanigawa-Arteno and Gina M. Hall; mother Margaret; sisters Terri Kuwahara, Gae Mitsuda, Toni Lampe and Jody Pearce; and six grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Daniel Kala Naauao

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Oct. 9, 2014
Daniel Kala Naauao, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Gas Co. superintendent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Fred and Kimo; daughters Danette Barientos, Janielle Akamine, Jacqueline Ching, Luana Nakano and Noelani Jinbo; caregiver Mark Pagay; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Elaine T. Tokita

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Sept. 16, 2014
Elaine T. Tokita, 90, of Norwalk, Calif., died in Norwalk. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons James and Raymond, sister Alyce Kuba and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Marilyn Helen Naderhoff

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Nov. 6, 2014
Marilyn Helen Naderhoff, 77, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in San Jose, Calif. She is survived by sons Lawrence C., Dennis L., Anthony J. and George J.; daughters Lisa G. Francisco and Mildred M. Naderhoff; brother Richard Vicari; sister Lina Lovell; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Kazumi Tsumaki

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Nov. 3, 2014
Kazumi Tsumaki, 83, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She is survived by son Stanley T., daughter Linda Enga-Fujikawa, brother Masao Hirayama, sister Kuniko Hirayama, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Francisco Damo Dumlao

Posted On November 11th, 2014 -

Oct. 29, 2014
Francisco Damo Dumlao, 98, of Honolulu, a retired residential landscaper in Hawaii and a farmer in the Philippines, died in Aiea. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by wife Feliza T.; daughters Clariza Dumlao and Estefania Fiesta; sons Freddie, Gracito and Genero; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 19 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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