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Shizuko Uyeda

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 9, 2014
Shizuko Uyeda, 92, of Honolulu died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Derrick and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Yu-Chao Janny Chen

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 18, 2014
Yu-Chao Janny Chen, 79, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Taiwan. She is survived by sons Chieh-Hau and Fu Hua, daughter Tsui Hua, three brothers, two sisters and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Hideyo Nakao

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 3, 2014
Hideyo Nakao, 88, of Aiea, a retired administrative assistant for Wyatt Co., died at home. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by brother Yasuo and sisters Kayo Nakao and Fumie Beppu. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Norman C. Choy

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 7, 2014
The Rev. Norman C. Choy, 66, of Honolulu, a Chinese Baptist Church minister, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Yuen Wah “Anita,” sons Nathan and Nick, sister Rebecca Miyasato and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Waialae Baptist Church, 1047 21st Ave. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Joseph Iokepaokalani Priestly

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 11, 2014
Father Joseph Iokepaokalani Priestly, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Roman Catholic priest who served in many parishes including St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo and St. Anthony Catholic Church on Maui, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at Mystical Rose Chapel. Eulogy: 5:30 p.m. Mass: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. Nov. 10 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent to hawaiifuneralservices .com.

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Margaret Sueko Fujita

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 17, 2014
Margaret Sueko Fujita, 80, of Honolulu, a registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glenn, daughter Amy Hashimoto and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Christopher David Romah

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 30, 2014
Christopher David Romah, 39, of Hilo, a Hawaiian Electric Light Co. safety administrator and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Cleveland. He is survived by wife Wendy L., son Arrow K., parents Thomas and Dawn, brother Tom, sister Marie Yarbrough and grandparents Geneva W. Campbell and Situ Romah. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Lester Yuk Waa Goo

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 15, 2014
Lester Yuk Waa Goo, 66, of Kapaa, a waterman, Kauai. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Edward C.K., daughters Alana Frazier and Dr. Kaimana Goo, mother Elsie M.L., sister Sylvia Gibboney, brothers Bernard and Roland, former wife Gretchen and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at Anini Beach by the boat ramp. Services: 11 a.m. No flowers.

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Bernardo Acob Rumbaoa

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Bernardo Acob Rumbaoa, 92, of Stone Mountain, Ga., died in Stone Mountain. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Cristina D.; sons Carlos D. and Aurelio D.; daughters Soledad R. Bellard, Felisa R. Cadavona, Esperanza R. Hocks and Carmelita D. Rumbaoa; 18 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Francisca Felipe Ignacio

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Francisca Felipe “Ikit” Ignacio, 99, of Aiea died at home. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by son Jeff F. Ignacio, daughter Irene I. McCallister, eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Sunset Memorial. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Frank Tamotsu Sasaoka

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 19, 2014
Frank Tamotsu Sasaoka, 80, of Honolulu, a retired principal for Wahiawa Intermediate, Radford High and Kaahumanu Elementary schools, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Janet S., son Byron Y., daughters Laurie S. Yonamine and FayAnne H. Sasaoka, sister Amy Wong and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Nov. 3 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Nov. 4 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Bienvenido Ines

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 1, 2014
Bienvenido Ines, 83, of Honolulu, a retired employee of Waikiki Community Center and Our Redeemer Lutheran Church School, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Antonia C.; sons Armando, Nelson and Jill; daughters Editha Dinoza, Deorita Segundo, Estelita Dyson, Jovelita Domingo and Helen Pascua; 25 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Helen Sumi Serai

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 29, 2014
Helen Sumi Serai, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Duane, sister Pauline Oda and three grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.

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Adolph Johansen Jr.

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 2, 2014
Adolph “Junior” Johansen Jr., 83, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a Manuka State Park caretaker and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Christine; son Mel; daughters Heidi, Kandi and Tina; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Waikaumalo Park in Ninole, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Soo Nam Song

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
Soo Nam Song, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by son Reuben S.D. and Victor S.O., daughter Elizabeth E. Kinard, sisters Soo Kyung Woo and Soo Myung Ferrante, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Burial: 2 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Nancy Emiko Kanno

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Aug. 29, 2014
Nancy Emiko Kanno, 90, of Waipahu died in Kailua. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by stepson Alton, daughters Celeste Inake and Amy Yagi, stepdaughter Wanda Yamaguchi, brothers Lawrence and Richard Kawamoto, sisters Elinor Suzuki and Janice Horii, caregivers Thomas Takara Jr. and Cynthia Salvador, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Luis Flores Tabigne

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 6, 2014
Luis Flores Tabigne, 94, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Veronica, son Rudy, daughters Tessie Dela Cruz and Trini Ipalari, 14 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 am. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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Shizuko Akamine

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 13, 2014
Shizuko Akamine, 92, of Hilo, a former assistant manager for Finance Factors and insurance agent for Occidental Underwriters of Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Martha Terao and Alison Akamine; brothers Eichiro “Joe,” Douglas and Thomas Higa; sisters Tomie Higa, Tsuruko Shimabukuro and Amy Ban; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Richard Masao Kataoka

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 11, 2014
Richard Masao Kataoka, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Alakai Mechanical Corp. project engineer and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Patsy, sons Alan and Brian, brother Kaname “Bob” and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Shizue Tokuda

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Sept. 24, 2014
Shizue Tokuda, 99, of Honolulu, a retired cafeteria worker for Dole and Libby companies, died in a private care home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Steven, daughters Rose Fukushima and Judith Uyehara, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Sharon L. Bender

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 20, 2014
Sharon L. Bender, 66, of Honolulu, a waitress at Irish Rose, Rose & Crown, Harbor Pub and Sand Bar, died. She was born in Homer, N.Y. She is survived by companion Miller Brewski; sons Miles and Ethan; daughter Gretchen; hanai daughters Dawn, Sherry and Lisa; brother the Rev. James Luan; sister Connie Birmingham; and nine grandchildren. Services to be held in California at a later date. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Katsumi Matsukawa

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Katsumi “Jane” Matsukawa, 97, of Honolulu, a retired state outreach worker and former school cafeteria manager, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Glenn, Edward and Michael; sister Kimiko Sugibayashi; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Waimea Foreign Church on Kauai. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Casual attire. Incorrect information for an obituary published Wednesday.

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Lourdes Calabitin Tolentino

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 12, 2014
Lourdes Calabitin Tolentino, 51, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Florencio; sons Lourence, Frodel and Melvin; daughter Lenie; brothers Dominador, Emeterio, Edwin and Nelson Calabitin; and sisters Augustina Calamaan and Emily Bareng. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Keaau Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua section. Casual attire.

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Avelina Daproza Borge

Posted On October 27th, 2014 -

Oct. 8, 2014
Avelina Daproza “Belen” Borge, 86, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. No religious symbols with flowers.

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Darrell Hiroshi Higa

Posted On October 26th, 2014 -

Oct. 19, 2014
Darrell Hiroshi Higa, 57, of Kahului, an Olowalu General Store employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Joshua Rodero, fiancee Mary Ann Velez, father Stanley, brother Stephen, sisters Sandra Nakao and Cheryl Lawrence, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 3 at Door of Faith Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Angelino Presbitero

Posted On October 26th, 2014 -

Oct. 16, 2014
Angelino “Andy” Presbitero, 90, of Wailuku died in Wailuku. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Mildred, son Angelino Jr., daughter Carla Marie Camara, brothers Carlos and Pedro, sisters Connie Morrilo and Irene Reyes, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Visita-tion: 9 a.m. Friday at Saint Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Stanford Shu On Ho

Posted On October 26th, 2014 -

Aug. 31, 2014
Stanford Shu On Ho, 61, of Honolulu, secretary/treasurer and a heavy equipment mechanic for Hoson Inc., a former city mechanic and co-founder of Ho’s Lures, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Alice Yoshimura; mother Jean O.; brothers Wilfred, Kalfred and Winfred Jr.; and sisters Cynthia Shiira and Sharon Miyasato. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waialae Baptist Church. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Lawrence A. Schunk

Posted On October 26th, 2014 -

Oct. 2, 2014
Lawrence A. “Papa” Schunk, 64, of Waimanalo, a retired construction laborer for Royal Constructing, died in Waimanalo. He was born on Long Island, N.Y. He is survived by wife Sherry, son Larry, mother Gertrude Ruddy, brother Jeff Ruddy and six grandchildren. Celebration of life gathering: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Park pavilion. Service: 10:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Lei or loose flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Shanda Lee Honi ka Uilani Aloha Kamalii

Posted On October 26th, 2014 -

Oct. 21, 2014
Shanda Lee Honi ka Uilani Aloha Kamalii, 20, of Kula, Maui, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Marcus; daughters Ezabella Lee and Azalea Lee; parents Lambert and Summer Freitas Hoopii; brothers Elijah, Brayden and Jonaven Rodrigues; sisters Ciera Lee Freitas Hoopii and Leila and Hayden Rodrigues; and grandparents Gladys Hoopii, Priscilla Freitas-Jordan and Warren Freitas. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 8 at Jesus is Alive Church, 3700 Haleakala Highway. Services: 11 a.m. Condolences and donations may be sent to: P.O. Box 880653, Pukalani, HI 96788. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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T. Smith

Posted On October 26th, 2014 -

Oct. 10, 2014
T. “Scott” Smith, 55, of Kihei, Maui, owner of Maui Mobile Detailing, Sunrise Pool and landscaping service, died in San Diego. He was born in Medford, Ore. He is survived by wife Geny, son Jordan, mother Dorothy, brothers Terry and Randy, and sister Shelley. Celebration of life: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Service: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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