Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

Barbara Jane Rodrigues

Posted On May 26th, 2014 -

May 10, 2014
Barbara Jane Rodrigues, 79, of Kailua, a retired city and country parks and recreation security guard, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons John J. Jr. and Robert A. “Robbie”; daughters Loretta M. Rodrigues, Carrie Ann Hanson and Janet Lynn Paoa; brothers Robert “Bozo” and James P. “Jimmy” Figueroa; sisters Mary “Virginia” Lopes, Hilda Generalao, Margaret Rodrigues and Patricia “Patty” Calderia; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Kailua. Mass: Noon. Casual attire. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Anita Lacara Sales

Posted On May 26th, 2014 -

May 7, 2014
Anita Lacara Sales, 79, of Lynnwood, Wash., formerly of Hawaii, died in Lynnwood. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Emerson, Rodrigo, Providencio and Jose; daughters Honorina Sales-Ruiz and Elsa Sales-Bruno; sister Lorencia Garcia; 26 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, West Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Sallie Tsuneko Sato

Posted On May 26th, 2014 -

May 6, 2014
Sallie Tsuneko Sato, 95, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk for Liberty House/Macy’s, died in a private care home. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Charlotte Takesue, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Ludovico I. Senador Jr.

Posted On May 26th, 2014 -

April 25, 2014
Ludovico I. “Ludi” Senador Jr., 69, of Waipahu, a retired Ball Corp. employee in Hawaii, died in Honolulu. He was born in Philippines. He is survived by wife Vicki, son Louie and brothers Lurio, Antonio and Rosalo. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Trina Castro Sencio

Posted On May 26th, 2014 -

May 19, 2014
Trina Castro Sencio, 49, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Shannon, daughters Chenoalani and Kekoalani Davis, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Penilosa Apelu Taosoga

Posted On May 26th, 2014 -

May 18, 2014
Penilosa Apelu Taosoga, 74, of Laie, a retired Kahuku High School teacher, died in Samoa. He was born in Samoa. He is survived by wife Siulia; sons Penilosa A. Jr., Paul Reynold K. and Kimo Alo; daughters Penny K. Toilolo, Juaul T.K. Aukusitino, Summer L.U., Nicole and Daphne Taosoga; brothers Tupu and Malofou; sister Menime Godinet; and 18 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie North Stake Center. Services: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Patrick Pasion Calip

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 14, 2014
Patrick Pasion Calip, 86, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired crusher operator, died. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Elpidio, Warren and Clyde; daughters Janice Kilgore and April Liberato; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park.

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Mary Etsuko Toyama

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 2, 2014
Mary Etsuko Toyama, 85, of Waipahu, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kotoku; son Wayne; daughters Carol Ajifu, Stella Shinkoethe, Lily Toyama and Marilyn Tosaki; brother Katsuo Nakada; sisters Hatsuyo Shiroma and Hideko Nakasone; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual or aloha attire.

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Cindy Mae Crawford

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

April 15, 2014
Cindy Mae Crawford, 51, of Honolulu, a Makani Kai Helicopters reservations manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by husband Robert; sons Isiah Crawford and Malakai Paea; daughters Noelani and Mokihana Aluli, and Jessica and Jasmine Crawford; brothers Kainoa Jr. and Lester Makalii; sister Debra Makalii; and six grandchildren. Services at noon Saturday at Lanikai boat ramp pavilion. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Tatsuo Tsuruda

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 6, 2014
Tatsuo “Tachi” Tsuruda, 82, of Waianae, a retired supply clerk for the Navy’s Lualualei Ammunition Depot and a Marine Corps veteran who served during the Korean War, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by brother Shigeto and caregivers Frank and Catherine Lorenzo. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Norman Rudolf DeCambra

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 16, 2014
Norman Rudolf DeCambra, 80, of Kahului, a retired state firefighter for the Airports Division and an Air Force veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Jon, sister Josephine, and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ronald Tatsumi Yoshida

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 18, 2014
Ronald Tatsumi Yoshida, 73, of Mililani, a Air Force retiree and Department of Defense employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by wife Nina G. King Yoshida; sons Dale G. and Alan T.; daughter Ann H.; brothers Joji, Edwin, Jerry and Earl; sister Gertrude Anzai; and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mililani 2nd Sage Building. Aloha attire.

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Michael Kalani Inoue

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 5, 2014
Michael Kalani Inoue, 56, of Kaneohe, a journeyman carpenter for Albert Kobayashi Contracting, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gardenia K. Brede; son Kalani Bereski; daughters Tiana Bereski and Koumakana and Aika Brede; brothers Angel Inoue and Junior Lactod; and sisters Pualani Inoue and Marilyn Lactod. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Norman Kealii Isaacs

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 8, 2014
Norman Kealii Isaacs, 55, of Waianae, a city Environmental Services truck driver, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lydia; sons Norman Jr., Brysan and Brandon N.; daughter Leah; brothers Barney, Harry and Jamie; sisters Cheryldeen Isaacs-Kila, Maydeen “Iwa” Isaacs-Gabriel, Leland “Kukana” Isaacs-Iniguez and Winola “Kuu” Isaacs-Lilo; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waianae Ward. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Edmund Kalaola Sr.

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 17, 2014
Edmund Kalaola Sr., 85, of Hana, Maui, a Hana Ranch cowboy, died at home. He was born in Kaupo, Maui. He is survived by sons Edmund Jr. and Patrick Sr., 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Church, Puuiki. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Puuiki Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Patricia I. Kiyoguchi

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

April 27, 2014
Patricia I. Kiyoguchi, 78, of Kahului, a retired Maui Police Department statistics clerk, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Salt Lake City. She is survived by nieces Virginia Miyauchi and Beatrice Chong. Services held. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Dorothy Kiyoko Lee

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 19, 2014
Dorothy Kiyoko Lee, 82, of Honolulu, a retired executive housekeeper for Outrigger Waikiki Village Hotel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Karen M.L. Chang and Joan L.C. Lee, brothers Edward and Ray Kawabata, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 1 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu. com.

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Emilio L. Madamba

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 10, 2014
Emilio L. “Milio” Madamba, 92, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Kuwahara Anthurium Farms retiree and a papaya farmer, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama facility. He was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora “Orang”; sons Juanito, Dencio, Santiago, Felicidad, Don, Joveno and Ignacio; daughters Leticia Dalmacio and Susan Tasani; brother Mariano; sister Virginia Gervacio; 22 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Wake services: 7 p.m. All-night vigil to follow at family residence on Nanawale Boulevard in Pahoa. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahoa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Sharon Aileen McClure

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 11, 2014
Sharon Aileen McClure, 68, of Kaneohe, a registered nurse with Castle Medical Center and Aloha Health & Rehab, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kit J., son James, daughter Kimberly Hickey, mother Rosalie Frasco, brothers Rodney and Gary Frasco, and five grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Hawaii Cancer Society or Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Hawaii.

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Yoneko Nakasone Miyahira

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 14, 2014
Yoneko Nakasone Miyahira, 86, of Kihei, Maui, an office manager, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by sons James and Michael; daughter Donna Wilbourn; brothers Hajime, Kenji, Ralph, Glenn and Dean Nakasone; sisters Yuriko Miyashiro, Toyoko Pasoquen and Ella Asato; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Paul Hanai Nakanelua Jr.

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 15, 2014
Paul Hanai “Sonny” Nakanelua Jr., 77, of Honolulu, a maintenance worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Barbara J. “Bobbie”; son Kyle K.; daughters Debbie Nakanelua-Richards and Donie Nakanelua-Kono; mother Helen; sisters Helen L. Nakanelua, Lynette K. Smith and Myra R. DeSilva; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 31 at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Harris Ku’uipo Aki Sr.

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 14, 2014
Harris Ku’uipo Aki Sr., 49, of Wailuku, a supervisor of drivers for Maui Linen Supply, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Donna-May; sons Harris Jr. and Mikaela; brothers Harry III, Lawrence, Levi Sr. and Samuel; sister Heidi Apolo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Lei welcome. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Virginia Naquin

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 5, 2014
Virginia “Jinny” Naquin, 97, of Kaneohe, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. She is survived by daughters Bobbie Kinsinger, Beverly Robinson, Penny Dant and Kay Naquin; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Pohai Nani, 45-090 Namoku St., Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii.

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Torako Arine

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 16, 2014
The Rev. Torako Arine, 100, of Wailuku, a minister, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons George, Richard, Robert and Wallace; daughters Jane Miller and Susan Tamakawa; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Akira Omonaka

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 9, 2014
Akira “Sonny” Omonaka, 86, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired business agent with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and an Army veteran who served during World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Yuriko; son Guy; daughter Eadie; brothers Thomas, Rupert and Stanley; sister Kikuyo “Kay” Sueyoshi; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers or monetary donations.

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Harold Danny Benson

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 15, 2014
Harold Danny Benson, 61, of Mililani, a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Harvey, Ill. He is survived by wife Linda; sons Jeffrey, Talon and Brent; daughter Jessica Tucker; father Dee; brothers Dwayne and Ben; sisters Robin Lee, Nora E. Rinnegar and Martha Benson; and 14 grandchildren. Private services.

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Walter L. Ornellas

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 10, 2014
Walter L. Ornellas, 88, of Wailuku, a Hawaiian Tel retiree, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sons Leo, Allan, Patrick, Nathan and Daniel; daughters Bernadette Davidson, Joan Hinchman and Barbara Ornellas; brothers Alvin “Rex,” Bobby and Donny; sister Genevieve Gouveia; 20 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 2 at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Richard Bruce Bowen

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

May 3, 2014
Richard Bruce Bowen, 70, of Waipahu, a Navy SEAL and a handyman, died in Honolulu. He was born in East Liverpool, Ohio. He is survived by wife Adrianne M., sons Michael and David Hamada, daughters Lisa Hamada and Sheila Arroyo, sister Sheila Abel, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

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Kevin Simpson

Posted On May 25th, 2014 -

April 14, 2014
Kevin Simpson, 45, of Honolulu, a Marine Corps veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in New York City. He is survived by wife Veronica A., son Romeo K., daughters Victoria K. and Valerie K., and mother Arline. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Fri-day at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Regina Alcantra Calderon

Posted On May 24th, 2014 -

April 19, 2014
Regina Alcantra “Irene” Calderon, 88, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Henri, Phillip, Alfredo and Jose; daughters Leticia Pajela, Narcisa Bustamante, Aurora Ignacio, Ely Calderon, Elvie Cariaga and Em Pena; brothers Rufino and Francisco Alcantra; sisters Leonida Flores and Virgie Wagnon; 23 grandchildren; and 43 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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