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Joseph Shinkichi Kuniyoshi

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Jan. 7, 2015
Joseph Shinkichi “Joe” Kuniyoshi, 88, of Honolulu, a retired H&R Block tax preparer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nobuye, sons Leslie and Alan, brother Shinko, sister Hatsue Kina, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Cheryl Sisler

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Dec. 28, 2014
Dr. Cheryl Sisler, 57, of Honolulu, a pediatric radiologist, died in Honolulu. She was born in St. Louis. She is survived by sons Jack, Colton and Joey; daughters Katie and Danielle; mother Mary-Anne Herzwurm; and sisters Maureen Muller and Helene Slavin. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Gustav T. “Gus” Hannemann Jr.

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Jan. 2, 2015
Services for Gustav T. “Gus” Hannemann Jr. have been set for Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hawaii Kai Ward, 219 Lunalilo Home Road. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. and services begin at noon.
Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 19 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Aloha attire is requested and flowers are welcome. Borthwick Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Hannemann, who died Jan. 2 at age 78, was director of the American Samoa government office in Hawaii and an Air Force veteran.
He was born in American Samoa and was the brother of former Mayor Mufi Hannemann. He is also survived by wife Lydia L., son T.K., daughter Teuila K. Kaimikaua, brothers Albert and Nephi, sisters Lady Va Maughan and Gafanua B. Memea, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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Foo W. Lim

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 12, 2014
Foo W. Lim, 84, of Honolulu, a boat builder and an Army captain, died in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Evelyn L., sons Yal and Kui, daughter Wan Su, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Waikiki Yacht Club. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Waikiki Yacht Club Foundation Junior Sailing, 1599 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814. Online condolences may be sent to oahumortuary.com.

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Betsy Chiyoko Suyeoka

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 12, 2014

Betsy Chiyoko Suyeoka, 93, of Honolulu, a bookeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in North Kona. She is survived by son Earle H. and sisters Helen Yamauchi and Mary Meeker. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Josephine P. Andrade

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Jan. 7, 2015
Josephine P. “Josie” Andrade, 90, of Honokaa, Hawaii, an owner of JJ Andrade Slaughterhouse and JJ Meat Market, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by son John J. Jr.; daughters Jody Theriot, Jill Mattos and Jan Joaquin; brother Albert Paiva; sisters Minnie Reis, Lorraine Steinbacher and Katherine Opunui; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. on Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawiahae Road, Waimea, HI 96743.

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Paul Tyler Martinez

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Nov. 12, 2014
Paul Tyler Martinez, 74, of Honolulu, a musician and sales manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellen Hollinger-Martinez; daughters Tyler A. Martinez, Ann M. Spence and Karen M. Aleman; hanai brothers Jeff and David Martinez; sisters Eleanor M. Smith and Jo M. Rovetto; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Elks Waikiki Lodge, 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Services: 10 a.m. Jan. 19 at Hawaii Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Jonathan Louis Sasan Tanodra

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 15, 2014
Jonathan Louis Sasan Tanodra, also known as “JT Punisher” and “Hellzzarmy,” 53, of Ewa Beach, a retired Honolulu Police Department officer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Valerie M.; sons Jonathan, Jensen and Jay; parents Juan and Beverly; brothers Stephen, Christopher and John Dave; and sisters Cecily Lewis, Jana Trazo, Phyliss “Coochie” Cayan, Valerie Kincaid, Edna C. Woodrow “Sonny” Jones and Lola Tanodra. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 10 a.m. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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John Bowers Bittinger

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Nov. 22, 2014
John Bowers “Jack” Bittinger, 82 of Kailua, a Business Works employee and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Glen Ellyn, Ill. He is survived by daughter LeeAnn Breon and son John K. Bittinger. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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William Kimo McNamee III

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Jan. 2, 2015
William Kimo McNamee III, 78, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired welding engineer for the federal government and Hamakua Sugar Co., and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Yonkers, N.Y. He is survived by wife Belmu; son William K. IV; daughters Sherri Thomas, Anita McNamee-Hayes and Leilani McNamee-Robert; sisters Arlyne Stolec and Gail McNamee; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Mamerta Terneo Tejero

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 17, 2014
Mamerta Terneo Tejero, 102, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Abra, Philippines. She is survived by son Dionisio; daughters Dionisia Tejero, Crisanta Tubana and Eugenia Taeza; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Elton K.C. Chang

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 6, 2014
Elton K.C. Chang, 67, of Waipahu, an Army veteran and a retired aircraft sheet metal supervisor at Hickam Air Force Base and a sheet metal worker for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 17, Aloha Airlines and Lear Siegler, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wanda; sons Elvin and Kaipo; daughters Sharlemayne Duldulao and Dawn “Kehaulani” Chang; mother Elizabeth; brother Neal; sisters Leonora and Beverly Chang, and Debra Santiago; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome.

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Rita E. Mizutani

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 24, 2014
Rita E. Mizutani, 64, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Miles; daughters Jemal, Samara, Mica and Arbol; brother Steven Luis; and sister Linda Kaakimaka. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Revelinda Julian Viernes

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Nov. 27, 2014
Revelinda Julian “Rebing” Viernes, 66, of Honolulu, an employee at the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Jonathan; stepson Robert Arterburn; daughters Joanne M. and Jeanne M.; stepdaughter Shirley Brown; brothers Alfredo Jr., Edwin and Eden Julian; sisters Gladioly Kadokawa, Jean Abuel, Josielyn Agpaoa, Marissa Julian and Maricel Fontenot; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Honolulu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jay-Lynn Melody Leilani Chun

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 30, 2014
Jay-Lynn Melody Leilani Chun, 33, of Hilo, a Starbucks employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kona. She is survived by daughter Zadie, parents Teri and Randall, brothers Dustin and Evan, and sister Brandy Volpe. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Fellowship Church in Hilo. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gloria Char Nam Nakagawa

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Jan. 4, 2015
Gloria Char Nam Nakagawa, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Clifford S.B., Calvin S.Y. and Curtis S.K. Chung, and John Nakagawa; daughters Marjorie B.S. Malta, Linda B.H. Spieker and Gail B.S. Navor; brother Gilbert Kim; and grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Linda Mayumi Yamamoto

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 27, 2014
Linda Mayumi Yamamoto, 61, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Enrique and Eric Garalde, and Jovin Yamamoto; daughters Emilynne Manny and Regina Cabison; mother Ruby; sister Lyann; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary mauka chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Leocadia Santella Gascon

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 28, 2014
Leocadia Santella Gascon, 102, of Pahala and San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, a homemaker, died in Kau Hospital. She was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Remy and Norma Gascon, and Rosalina Rosario; 11 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to be held at Pahala Church Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Thomas Fumio Nomura

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Nov. 30, 2014
Thomas Fumio “Tom” Nomura, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Delta Airlines avionics mechanic and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ada H. and brother Frank M. Private services.

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Thomas Michio Yoshioka

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 17, 2014
Thomas Michio Yoshioka, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force mechanic and veteran, died in Palolo Chinese Home. He was born Honolulu. He is survived by wife Natalie N., son Colin H. and sisters Helen Takata, Doris Sugimoto, Alice Uyeda and Eleanor Isono. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Jacqueline J. Hashimoto

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 3, 2014
Jacqueline J. “Jacque” Hashimoto, 78, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stanley F., daughters Tammie K. Calma and Jo-Ann K. Niemczyk, mother Bertha L. Lee, brothers Joseph K. and Rowland D. Lee, sisters Alberta P. Sonomura and Mary G. Chock, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Gail Ann Otsuka

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Jan. 2, 2015
Gail Ann Otsuka, 61, of Kahului died in Kahului. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by mother Nellie Villalon, sisters Cora Sartinha and Valerie Reyes, and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Douglas Kiyoshi Kashiwabara

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 9, 2014
Douglas Kiyoshi “Gimbo” Kashiwabara, 83, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa maintenance worker and Olivetti service manager as well as an Army veteran, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane Y., son Dean I., daughter Patti M. and sisters Nancy N. Nakamura and Bernice M. Sugai. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Sandra Ululani Parker

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 5, 2014
Sandra Ululani Parker, 63, of Kaneohe, a retiree, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kapena N., daughter Teather M. Vierra, brother Lewis H. Hubbard, sister Lela M. Hubbard, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Services: noon.

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Edward Napule Kealakai

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Oct. 26, 2014
Edward Napule Kealakai, 66, of Waianae, a retired crane operator with the stevedores, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Phylis P.; brothers George, Jonathan and Duke; and sisters Charleen L. Ching and Hinano and Laura-Jo U. Kealakai. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Luncheon to follow at Honolulu Elks Lodge 616, Diamond Head, end of Kalakaua.

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Seiko Shiroma

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Jan. 2, 2015
Seiko Shiroma, 92, of Kahuku, a retired Kahuku Plantation Co. industrial relations manager, died. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Doris; daughters Sandra Takahashi, Renee Sams and Arlene Huster; brothers Kenneth, Masao and Yoshiaki; sisters Miyoko Onaga and Haruno Nogami; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Hiroshi Koike

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Nov. 18, 2014
Hiroshi Koike, 88, of Honolulu, a budget analyst for Army headquarters in Okinawa, Japan, and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Carol H., sons Jimmy and Vincent M., and sister Grace K. Kagami. Private services.

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Shimako Silbaugh

Posted On January 12th, 2015 -

Dec. 20, 2014
Shimako Silbaugh, 84, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by daughters Nancy Larson and Diana Kam, sister Toshiko Imahashi, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Alan Y.S. Ching

Posted On January 11th, 2015 -

Jan. 2, 2015
Alan Y.S. Ching, 71, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Owen A. and Austin A., brother Alfred Jr. and sister Carolyn Arakawa. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private scattering at a later date. Aloha attire. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Gaylord Toby Lee

Posted On January 11th, 2015 -

Jan. 6, 2015
Gaylord Toby Lee, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu police officer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nelanette U.M., sons Nathan K.H.K. and Clayton K., brothers Gerald and Richard, sister Magnolia P.P., and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kalihi Stake Center. Services at noon.

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