Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

Utako Sasaki

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 27, 2016
Utako Sasaki, 91, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by daughter Susan T. Matsuura, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Doris Tomoko Fujioka

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

June 30, 2016

Doris Tomoko Fujioka, 92, of Honolulu, a state Department of Taxation retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Terence Y. and Ricky N., daughters Penny Lou N. “Penny” Mau and Jerolyn E. “Jeri” Fujioka, sister Edith A. Kuioka, caregiver Adoracion Castillo, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Gloria Jean Schmidt

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 9, 2016
Gloria Jean Schmidt, 70, of Hilo, a hairdresser and an employee at the former Paradise Auction, died in Hospice of Hilo-Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Ontario, Canada. She is survived by daughter Coleen Pabra, brother Brent A. Mournahan, sister Sonia Glenn, caregiver Hannah Carvalho and a grandchild. Visitation: Noon Aug. 27 at Puhi Bay, Keaukaha. Services: 1:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes at sea to follow.

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Walter Yagyagan Ibarra

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 21, 2016
Walter Yagyagan Ibarra, 47, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. He was born in Manila. He is survived by brother Edward and sister Maribel. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 26 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 11 a.m. Prayer service: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Erich Franz Schrottke

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 10, 2016
Erich Franz Schrottke, 90, of Waikiki, a retired self-employed mechanical engineer and a German navy veteran, died in Hono- lulu. He was born in Germany. He is survived by son Erich Jr., daughter Rosemary Turner and a grandchild. Private services.

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Theresa Ottilie Janak

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 4, 2016
Theresa Ottilie Janak, 86, of Kalapana, Hawaii, a retired seamstress, died at home. She was born in Geisenbrunn, Germany. She is survived by sons Frank J. Mulec and James Janak, daughters Susanne Hauanio and Leilani Reyes, 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 27 at Opihikao Congregational Church. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Chieko Shimizu

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 20, 2016
Chieko Shimizu, 94, of Mililani, a Kauai Surf Hotel retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by son Ronald, daughters Lorna Taroc and Carol Kamiya, sister Laura H. Hirokawa, seven grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Emanuelita Johnson

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 10, 2016
Emanuelita Johnson, 90, of Kaneohe, a dress designer in Saudi Arabia, died in Honolulu. She was born in Rome. She is survived by daughters Marisa Micio and Romana Johnson, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Wanda Lee Shorter

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 8, 2016
Wanda Lee Shorter, 78, of Waipahu, a waitress and baker’s helper at Patisserie and King’s Bakery, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William “Bill” Jr., son Robert, daughters Patricia “Patty” Shorter and Rhonda Johnson, brother Jeffie Moore, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Dinah Leone Kaikuana

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 23, 2016
Dinah Leone Kaikuana, 79, of Hilo, a Hawaiian language teacher for the state of Hawaii, died in Hospice of Hilo-Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons John Makua, Uikirifi Kaikuana, Charlie Kahepuu and H. Nawaii; daughters Marie, Kathy and Raquel P.; brothers Jacob and Paul Mahi; sisters Elizabeth Halualani, Katherine Mahi and Phoebe Hopfe; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 26 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Aug. 27 at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Va’a B. Sila

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 30, 2016
Va’a B. Sila, 36, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by father Abelina, mother Tulili V., brother Nemaia Jr. and sisters Lafoga Bumanlag and Matautu Moscowe. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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Mayson Asarias Kaneki-Naha

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 7, 2016
Mayson Asarias Kaneki-Naha, 7, of Waimea, Hawaii, a second-grade student at Waimea Elementary School, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Vincent P.P. Jenkins Sr.; mother Napua K. Hussey-Naha; brothers Zacchaeus “Z” and Kayden Kaneki-Naha, and Vincent “Boo Boo” Jenkins Jr.; grandparents Frank and Donna Jenkins; and grandmother Norma Randall. Celebration of life to be held at a later date.

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Bernarda Calamayan Tolentino

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 26, 2016
Bernarda Calamayan Tolentino, 92, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Bernadeth Feliciano and Elilia Ramiscal, hanai daughter Norma Galacgac, brother Pedro Calamayan, six grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Eulogy: 6:15 p.m. Prayer service: 6:45 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 22 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Gerry Roger Calpito Abad

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 17, 2016
Gerry Roger Calpito Abad, 56, of Wailuku, a Wailea Golf Course heavy equipment operator, died in Wailuku. He was born in San Isidro, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Soledad B.; son Gerry Jr.; daughter Rogelyn, brothers Nestor, Salvador and Arturo; sisters Prudence Menor and Francisca Pagarigan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 27 at Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Rita J. Lalim

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 31, 2016
Rita J. Lalim, 69, of Kahului, a retired customer service representative at First Hawaiian Bank in Kahului, died at home. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by husband Edward F. Sr., sons Edward F. Jr. and Joseph S.K., and sister Ionia Spencer. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 27 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ernesto Gaba Tugaoen Sr.

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 28, 2016
Ernesto Gaba Tugaoen Sr., 70, of Ewa Beach, an Aloha Produce retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Luna Kalinga, Apayao, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ofelia L.; sons Ernesto Jr. and Edwin; daughters Ernelia Collas and April A. Tugaoen; father Alfonso; brother Rudy; sisters Eliza Dela Cruz, Emma Tugaoen and Maria Grigg; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mary Nani Makalena

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 1, 2016
Mary Nani Makalena, 85, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kalua; daughter June K. “Kihapai”; sister Hannah McKeague, Alice Makue and Pua Holani; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Pil Soon Yu

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 31, 2016
Pil Soon Yu, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by sons Hyon Su and Han Su, daughters Pamella Yu and Mi Wha Lee, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Kiyoshi Miyasato

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 8, 2016
Kiyoshi “Kiyo” Miyasato, 89, of Las Vegas died. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Jeanette, daughters Della Miyasato and Julie Roumbanis, sister Teruko Umetsu, brothers Shigeru and Shinao, and two grandchildren. No services.

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Alicia May Andres

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 4, 2016
Alicia May “Kullah” Andres, 20, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Dakota Andres-Suenishi, parents Arnel and January, brothers AJ Andres and Michael Halican, and grandfather Arnold. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Betsy Chie Murakami

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 19, 2016
Betsy Chie Murakami, 97, of Pearl City, a retired barber, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wendell, daughter Myrna Miyoshi, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Pilar Atentcio Asia

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 12, 2016
Pilar Atentcio Asia, 90, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a Mauna Kea Beach Resort retiree, died in Hale Ho’ola Hamakua. She was born in Honokaa. She is survived by sons Felix Jr. and Roy, sister Sally Niece, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 27 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 11 a.m. Urn burial at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Toshiaki Nakamoto

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 28, 2016
Toshiaki Nakamoto, 97, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by brothers Kiyoichi, Warren and Stanley; and sisters Fumiko Takaki and Jean Doi. Private services.

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John Banan

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 27, 2016
John Banan, also known as Fredrick George Calvo, 64, of Kaneohe died in Kaneohe. He was born in Flint, Mich. He is survived by brother Paul Calvo and sisters Hortensia Haaverson and Margo Arango. Services held. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Marie Elena Overturf

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 10, 2016
Marie Elena Overturf, 68, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Jay, Christopher and John; daughters Jacqueline Dejos and Tara Overturf; brothers John, Frank, Patrick and Mac L. Nobriga; sisters Elvira Okudo, Shirley Allen, Louella Wallace and Anette Noclain; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 26 at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Salvador Miranda Radona

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 25, 2016
Salvador Miranda Radona, 92, of Pearl City, a retired stock clerk at the Marine Corps Exchange, Camp Smith, died in Pearl City. He was born in Palauig, Zambales, Philippines. He is survived by sons Pepito, Isidro, Conrado, Ricardo, Mario and Ramon; daughter Amelita Esposo; sisters Asuncion Apuyan, Mercedes Dela Cruz and Lewelyn Diana; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Chikaharu Saito

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 31, 2016
Chikaharu Saito, 88, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a heavy equipment mechanic, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sister Doris Yamamoto. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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David Fernandez

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 31, 2016
David Fernandez, also known as “Takeo” and “Dabed,” 81, of Waipahu, a Marine Corps veteran, a former Pearlridge Square Condominium assistant manager and a Spencecliff FCU manager, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Simeona B. “Simi”; daughters Sheila Fernandez and Noreen Massey; brothers Joe, Vince and Diego; sister Rose Martin; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 24 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Prayer service: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gilbert G. Abalos

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

Aug. 5, 2016
Gilbert G. Abalos, 78, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired truck driver for the T. Kaneshiro Supermarket and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Linda and Cindy Andrade, and Judy Arruda; brother Wayne; sister Dolly Best; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Aug. 27 at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: Noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Bernard Alani Jr.

Posted On August 21st, 2016 -

July 14, 2016
Bernard Alani Jr., 68, of Waimea, Hawaii, a former Alaska Pipeline truck driver, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, and a recipient of two Purple Hearts, died at home. He was born in Kamuela. He is survived by brothers Hursley Akem and Dane S.; and sisters Evelyn I. Hegent, Marleen K. Thompson and Jeanette Kaulukukui. Visitation: 9 a.m. Aug. 27 at Kahilu Town Hall, Kamuela. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: Noon Aug. 29 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran