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Marcela Guzon Ballesteros

Posted On May 28th, 2016 -

April 27, 2016
Marcela Guzon “Marcie” Ballesteros, 61, of Waipahu, a state Department of Education employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Rufino M.; son Eddie; daughters Vielia Bucabal and Marjorie Adkins; brothers Ben and Jaime Guzon; sisters Clara Salvatierra, and Elsa and Rosario Guzon; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. June 1 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 2 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. Flowers welcome.

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Elisara Paogofie

Posted On May 28th, 2016 -

May 17, 2016
Elisara Paogofie, 72, of KailuaKona, a United Fishing Agency foreman, died in Kohala Hospital. He was born in Pava’ia’i, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Tupu; sons Pele, Clinton, Kona, Fiaigoa, Wilton and Felise Paogofie, Leko Mareko and Clayton Paogofie-Peters; daughters Leetha Buyten, Noe Paogofie, Lulu Paogofie-Peters, Vai Tuiono and Jerrica Fa’alelea; brothers Fiaigoa and To’oolefua; sisters Fa’alelei Soli, Fiatele Muao, Felili Filipo and Carleen Godfrey; 27 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. June 3 at Kona United Methodist Church, 74-4960 Palani Road. Services: 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Samy Batino Baurile

Posted On May 28th, 2016 -

May 9, 2016
Samy Batino “Sam” Baurile, 78, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran and federal civil service retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Tagaytay City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Loretta; daughters Samuelyn Pyle and Gina Baurile; sisters Estrelita and Liwayway Baybay, and Amerfina Anciro; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 1 at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Salustio Francisco Maglaya Quilates

Posted On May 28th, 2016 -

March 22, 2016
Salustio Francisco Maglaya “Frank” Quilates, 74, of Kailua, a commercial fisherman and Pohai Nani dishwasher, died in Kailua. He was born in Bauang, Philippines. He is survived by wife Emperatriz B.; sons Edwin Mario B., Johnny B. and Sonny B.; daughters Virginia Q. Smith and Luz B., Eulyzel Johanna B., and Julie Ann B. Quilates; brothers Ernesto M. and Eddie F.; and sisters Fe M. and Elvira F. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. June 3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 4 at Kailua Church of the Nazarene. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rufino C. Bautista

Posted On May 28th, 2016 -

May 3, 2016
Rufino C. Bautista, 60, of Kane-ohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. He was born in La Union, Philippines. He is survived by cousins Joey Eaton and Jonalyn Bermudez. Private services.

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Norma Nobuko Shidaki

Posted On May 28th, 2016 -

May 2, 2016
Norma Nobuko Shidaki, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Holsum Bakery accountant, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wallace; sons Wallace Jr. and Wade; daughter Norene Machida; brother Nathan Noda; sisters Sally Geiger, Marian Kiyuna and Evelyn Evangelista; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. May 29 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published May 25.

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Christy Ellen Brehaut

Posted On May 28th, 2016 -

May 20, 2016
Christy Ellen Brehaut, 60, of Kailua-Kona, owner of The Pearl Gallery in Kailua-Kona, died. She was born in Ohio. She is survived by son Dylan and sisters Susan Decker, Cathy Zibbel, Julie Sonz and Jodi Waits. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.

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Takeshi Takemoto

Posted On May 28th, 2016 -

April 27, 2016
Takeshi “Take” Takemoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired McKesson Wine and Spirits and Ronwill Wholesale Distributors sales representative, died in Honolulu. He also was an Army veteran who served in World War II. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Karen M., sons Glenn H. and Harold T., and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 3 at Harris United Methodist Church. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Committal services and inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome; no wreaths.

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Dwight Leroy Cobb

Posted On May 28th, 2016 -

May 2, 2016
Dwight Leroy “Lee” Cobb, 84, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran and Global Associates retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Julieta; son Michael D.; sisters Lois Salapka, Gail Chehoca and Lyn Hanush; stepbrother Charles Black; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. June 1 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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John Anthony Texeira

Posted On May 28th, 2016 -

May 5, 2016
John Anthony Texeira, 86, of Lynnwood, Wash., died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Mary; son David; daughters Gail, Catherine and Pamela; brother Robert; sisters Barbara Solis and Norma Rayl; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services in Washington. Condolences: becksfuneralhome.com.

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Loretta Noh Lee

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 22, 2016
Loretta Noh Lee, 89, of Honolulu, a retired real estate broker and artist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ethan P.; daughters Sheri and Lori Lee, and Tina Sigarto; and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Honolulu Museum of Art.

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Kimieng Lee U

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 12, 2016
Kimieng Lee U, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Guang Dong, Zhong Shan, China. She is survived by sons Rui Yuan Li and Soi Keong Lei, daughters Amy Cheng and Wendy Lei, and four grandchildren. Visitation and Taoist services: 9 a.m. May 31 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

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Lawrence Yutaka Nishiki

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 11, 2016
Lawrence Yutaka Nishiki, 92, of Honolulu, sole proprietor and owner of Nishiki Auto Repair and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by sons Newton A. and Arnold A., and brother George M. No services.

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Kay Sugako Nishimitsu

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 10, 2016
Kay Sugako Nishimitsu, 88, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Cleo S. Sato. Private services.

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Doris Misuko Okimoto

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

April 29, 2016
Doris Misuko Okimoto, 85, of Honolulu, retired owner of Elizabeth’s Florist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by nephew Gregg Ushijima and niece Holly Kaneshiro. Private services.

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James Harold Ross

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 23, 2016
James Harold Ross, 68, of Kailua-Kona and Craig, Colo., owner of Intermountain Real Estate and a real estate broker, died at home in Kailua-Kona. He was born in Delta, Colo. He is survived by wife Kathleen, son Sterling, daughter Allison LeWarne, sisters Patricia Stroud and Kristi Ross, and four grandchildren. Private services and canoe scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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Violeta Bagayas Stubelick

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 4, 2016
Violeta Bagayas Stubelick, 58, of Chula Vista, Calif., a United Health Care medical claims auditor, died in Chula Vista. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by fiance Bill Hacht; son Edward; daughters Vivian, Evette, Cheryl and Kayla; father Pablo Bagayas; brother Jimmy; sisters Deli, Letty, Linda, Neda, Delly and Tessie; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. June 3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Steven Bruce Work

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

Feb. 28, 2016
Steven Bruce Work, 51, of Ocean View, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in London. No services.

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Doris Kikuye Yamashiro

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 18, 2016
Doris Kikuye Yamashiro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired accounting firm bookkeeper, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Kuiaha, Maui. She is survived by son Dr. Ken M., daughters Ann N. Kapuniai and Lynn T. Oshiro, brother Richard Kiyabu, sisters Sue Nakasaki and Haruko Okita, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Thomas Patrick Awong Sr.

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 16, 2016
Thomas Patrick “Blackie” Awong Sr., 72, of Pearl City, a retired Hawaiian Cement truck driver, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Thomas Jr. and Ian; brothers Clair and Joseph P. Sr.; sisters Marjorie Perreira, Lola J. Sorrow and Sarah Lehmann; companion Marge Lepolo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 4 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Florence Luella Burgoyne

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 13, 2016
Florence Luella Burgoyne, 90, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fayette, Wis. She is survived by daughter Holly B. Ames and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. June 5 at Christ Church, Kailua. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Adelaida Lajorda Correa

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 13, 2016
Adelaida Lajorda Correa, 99, of Waipahu, a retired Tasty Broiler Restaurant dishwasher, died in Waipahu. She was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Edward, Juan Jr. and Mario Marcelino; daughters Florence Longboy and Shirley Frez; brother Benny; sister Trinidad; 24 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 1 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Ryan William Devaney

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

April 12, 2016
Ryan William “Bo” Devaney, 29, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a construction worker for Devaney Construction, will be remembered in services 11 a.m. May 29 at Honaunau Bay boat ramp (church lot), Hawaii. He died on Oahu. He was born in Flagstaff, Ariz. He is survived by companion Dera-Lynn Sumida; son Ryden; daughters Drea and Rayn; parents Bill and Beth; brother Andrew; sister Leah; hanai brothers Ha’aheo Kaiawe, Mareko Mareko Jr., Ikaika Marzo and Andrew Dunn; and hanai sister Aulike Kaiawe. Casual attire.

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Edith T. Higashi

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

April 4, 2016
Edith T. Higashi, 95, of Los Angeles, a Sav-on-Drugs clerk, died. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by brothers David and Richard “Kenji,” sister Peggy Yaka, caregiver and nephew Jason Yaka, and caregiver and niece-in-law Linda Yaka. Private services.

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James C. Jennings

Posted On May 27th, 2016 -

May 14, 2016
James C. “Jim” Jennings, 71, of Kauai, an assistant spiritual director and bereavement counselor at Kauai Hospice and manager of an international public affairs firm in Washington, D.C., died. He was born in Virginia. He is survived by husband Dudley. Privates services. Contributions may be directed to Kauai Hospice.

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George Hideo Miyamoto

Posted On May 26th, 2016 -

May 13, 2016
George Hideo Miyamoto, 79, of Honolulu, a retired YMCA program director and an Army veteran, died in The Plaza at Punchbowl. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Stanley, Edward and Earl; and sisters Dorothy Kanamu, Doris Tsuji and Mae Lum. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 1 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dennis Nakano

Posted On May 26th, 2016 -

May 11, 2016
Dennis Nakano, 71, of Hilo, a retired painter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Duane, Darryl, Sean and Derrick; daughter Jolynn De Lima; brother Brian; sister Brenda Tomoru; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services to be held in Hawaiian Paradise Park. Contact Jolynn De Lima at 640-5280 for details and directions. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Jholito Tumamao Abadilla

Posted On May 26th, 2016 -

May 19, 2016
Jholito Tumamao Abadilla, 62, of Kailua-Kona, a maintenance technician in the hotel industry, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ofelia; daughters Christine Abadilla and Jennifer Cabico; mother Amelia; brother Levy; sisters Elma Domingo, Lorna Gatica, Hermelita Martel and Nelie Agulran; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. June 11 at Central Kona Union Church. Services: 9 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Yoshimori Nakatani

Posted On May 26th, 2016 -

April 11, 2016
Yoshimori Nakatani, 87, of Aiea, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Miles, brother James, sister Amy Otoshi and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. May 29 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m.

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Ritsuko Canady

Posted On May 26th, 2016 -

April 2, 2016
Ritsuko “Dee” Canady, 68, of Waianae died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Louis M., daughters Lori M. Sims and Michele P. Garay, father Chujiro Kato, mother Koyono Tejima, brothers Tadashi and Tadao Kato, and sisters Sonoko Miyamoto and Reiko Kato. Visitation: 1 p.m. May 28 at SGI Hawaii Culture Center, 2729 Pali Highway. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.

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