Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

Gary Seiji Matsushige

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 6, 2013
Gary Seiji Matsushige, 72, of Honolulu, a retired collections manager for Hawaii Central Federal Credit Union, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Mae M., sons Derek K. and Keola, daughter Chantal B. Regis and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marian A. Sandelin

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 14, 2013
Marian A. Sandelin, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by son Ramsay H. Jr. and daughter Victoria K. Reisner. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Arcadia Retirement Residence, 1434 Punahou St. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Honolulu Museum of Art. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Florence DiBello Moser

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 13, 2013
Florence DiBello Moser, 93, of Kailua died. She was born in Erie, Pa. She is survived by son Rick DiBello, daughter Linda DiBello Titmus, sister Rose Bassani and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Sue Shizue Shiohara

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 2, 2013
Sue Shizue Shiohara, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Like Like Drive Inn head waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne and Alan, daughter Faye Rainey, brothers George Ganeko and Kiyoshi Gusukuma, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Patricia Louise Leilani Nartatez

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 7, 2013
Patricia Louise Leilani “Pat” Nartatez, 64, of Puna, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Alvin Bernard; daughters Maria, Crescent and Elvina; numerous brothers and sisters; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Mokuola Room. Casual attire. No flowers. Monetary offerings welcome.

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Kimie Soranaka

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 1, 2013
Kimie “Kay” Soranaka, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Diamond Bakery packer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Hong-Lan Thi Nguyen

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 15, 2013
Hong-Lan Thi Nguyen, 64, of Honolulu, an entrepreneur, died. She was born in My Tho, Vietnam. She is survived by husband Chuong Van; son Tuan; daughters Nancy Helfman, Diana Ward, Linda Nguyen and Loan Cabanilla; and sister Cam. Private services.

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Itsuko Sugai

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 5, 2013
Itsuko Sugai, 88, of Hilo, a retired housekeeper for Hilo Medical Center, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ted and Myles, and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Ely R. Alconcel Jr.

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 17, 2013
Ely R. “Ely Boy” Alconcel Jr., 41, of Kula, Maui, a Securitas employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Noe and Ely R. Sr., brother Tyrone D., half brother Norman K.N. Kaiaokamalie and half sister Leenelle N. Tomooka. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Ruth Satsuki Miyamoto Ogawa

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 1, 2013
Ruth Satsuki Miyamoto Ogawa, 99, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dr. Robert Jr., daughter Roann and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Don Edwin Talbott

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 2, 2013
Don Edwin Talbott, 62, of Waipahu, a nurseryman and landscaper, died inWaipahu. He was born in Oakland, Calif. No known survivors. Private services.

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Alvin Shigeo Anbe

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 7, 2013
Alvin Shigeo Anbe, 68, of Tempe, Ariz., a retired employee of Service Air in Phoenix, died in Tempe. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brother Carl. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Wailuku Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Alexandrine Maile Legaspi Olival

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 11, 2013
Alexandrine Maile Legaspi Olival, 85, of Hilo, a homemaker and former insurance agent for Philam Life and Pacific Union Insurance, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Frederick; daughters Angel S. Soares, Valerie Rillon, Charlene Miyashiro, Sandra Nuha and Marilyn Pakele; son Benjamin Legaspi Jr.; brother Raymond Rodrigues; sisters Evelyn Rodrigues and Elizabeth Toribio; stepbrother Clement Chang; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services to follow. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Rosary: 9:30 a.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park.

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Margaret Shizue Ushijima

Posted On November 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 9, 2013
Margaret Shizue Ushijima, 86, of Hilo, a retired attorney, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sister Katherine K. Johnson and brothers Edward S. and Albert N. Kunishige. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Church of the Holy Cross, 440 W. Lanikaula St. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Earl Shigeo Izumi

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 23, 2013
Earl Shigeo Izumi, 68, of Kahului, an owner and operator of a plant nursery, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Sharon and brothers Gerald and Carl. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: www.nakamuramortuary.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Monday.

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Carianne Irene Kaniaulono Kaniho-Castro

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Nov. 4, 2013
Carianne Irene Kaniaulono Kaniho-Castro, 51, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Rodney, daughters Dina Bigsworth and Brittany Castro, mother Lei Kaniho, brothers Marshall and Stuart “Lani” Kaniho, sister Dellita Kaniho and a grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Aulani M. Ludwig

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Sept. 27, 2013
Aulani M. Ludwig, 54, of San Diego, a legal secretary, died in San Diego. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Phyllis H. and brother Harry E. II. Private services.

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Lorraine Hung Quon Lum

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Nov. 4, 2013
Lorraine Hung Quon Lum, 72, of Honolulu, a production controller for Hickam Air Force Base, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Linda, Sharleen and Coleen Lum, and Donna Hesch. Taoist services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Black and white attire. No flowers.

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Nohea Kahiawalu ‘O Keaumakani ‘A’ana

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Nov. 1, 2013
Nohea Kahiawalu ‘O Keaumakani ‘A’ana, 4, of Honolulu died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Sheana and Perry; brothers Maka Kahana, Samson “Makoa” ‘A’ana and Ikaika Kahana-‘A’ana; sisters Mahina Homalon, Tiana ‘A’ana-Sutton, and U’ilani, Na’u’oe and Nanea ‘A’ana; and grandparents Minerva ‘A’ana and Ramona Kahana. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m.

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Maureen Sadako Maedo

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Nov. 13, 2013
Maureen Sadako Maedo, 73, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by father Sadamitsu, brothers Roy and Dennis, and sister Georgeann Kanehiro. No services.

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Rickmon Lee Bautista

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 18, 2013
Rickmon Lee “Rick” Bautista, 40, of Mililani, a sales representative for Verizon Wireless Pearlridge, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Melissa M., daughter Mia J.M., father Ricardo A., brothers Robbie “Rob” Bautista and Kawika K. Souza, and sisters Suezette “Suezie” Soriano, Jodine “Jo” Souza and Desiree Y. “Desi” Bautista. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Rosario Rose Patigayon Maglinti

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 23, 2013
Rosario Rose Patigayon Maglinti, 84, of Honolulu, formerly of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Antonette M. “Toni” Pau and Linda Teixeira; sisters Helen Watson, Pastora “Patsy” Torres, Maria “Mary” Gonsales, Eufemia “Darlene” Steaveson and Victoria “Vicky” AhChoy; 14 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Eulogy: 9:30 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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William Kalimapehu Bray Jr.

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 16, 2013
William Kalimapehu Bray Jr., also known as “Bugs,” “Buggie” and “Snookie,” 87, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply meter mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Mahealani S. McMahon and Colette K. Oshiro, brother Josiah, sister Molly Hart and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Entombment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

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Earle R. Maielua

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 28, 2013
Earle R. Maielua, 47, of Wailuku, a chef for University of Hawaii Maui College, died in Waiehu, Maui. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Jlorra Basbas, sons Joshua and Kaeo, daughter Jasmine Maielua-Afaga, mother Emily I., brother David-Jacob “DJ” and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Balard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Timothy John Burns

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Nov. 16, 2013
Timothy John Burns, 60, of Aiea, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and a federal psychologist, died in Hono-lulu. He was born in Deer Lodge, Mont. He is survived by wife Kimberly, daughter Samantha, son Sebastian Kwon, sisters Colleen Wilson and Kathy Hill, and a grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Ruby Jane Masanda

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Nov. 14, 2013
Ruby Jane Masanda, 71, of Paia, Maui, a retired Kalama Intermediate School cafeteria employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia. She is survived by companion Ty Shimabuku; son Brandon; daughters Darlene and Davelynn Masanda, and Charlene Lacno; brother Elmer Aquino; sister Marcia Walters; hanai sister Sandra Bird; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Felipe Montero Cabalbag

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Nov. 10, 2013
Felipe Montero Cabalbag, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Philip and Ruben, daughter Rosemary and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Susumu Mukai

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 21, 2013
Susumu Mukai, 88, of Honolulu, a retired federal government engineer at Hickam Air Force Base and a retired veteran of the Army and Air Force, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Conrad, David, Matthew and Samuel; daughter Ann Miyasato; brothers Chikao and Tsukasa; sister Lorraine Ayabe; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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John Caetano Jr.

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Oct. 25, 2013
John “Johnny” Caetano Jr., 91, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard pipe fitter and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Blanche K., son Allen F., daughter Francine M. Caetano-Fontanilla and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Harukichi Nakamoto

Posted On November 19th, 2013 -

Nov. 2, 2013
Harukichi Nakamoto, 79, of Hilo, retired owner of Nakamoto Painting Contractor, died at home. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Doris, sons Derek and Dale, daughters Lynn Shindo and Zina Lee, brothers Michitaka and Saneyuki, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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