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Maylene Seong Lan Lee Vares

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 14, 2013
Maylene Seong Lan Lee “May” Vares, 64, of Honolulu, an Alcon Laboratories office administrator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jerry, daughter Julie Smith, brother Frank Lee and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. No flowers.

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Rosita Bermudez Caba

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 22, 2012
Rosita Bermudez “Rose” Caba 77, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Villaviciosa, Abra, Philippines. She is survived by sons Solomon and Rene; daughters Divina Timbol, Elisa Caba and Regina Pichon; brothers Domingo and Romy Bermudez; sisters Lupe Villegas and Leonila Capulong; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rose R. Williams

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 7, 2013
Rose R.Williams, 85, of Waianae, a Waianae Elementary School educational assistant, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons James and Joseph; daughters Elizabeth J. Seaman and Constance A. Lopez; brothers Samuel and Daniel Bongo; sisters Shirley Lavilla, Patsy Takahashi, Cecilia Chun and Carol Rodillas; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kelly Chee-Siu

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 16, 2013
Kelly Chee-Siu, 46, of Aiea, co-owner of 777 Catering, Nicky Lunchwagon and Crown Noodle and Pasta Factory, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Darrell Siu, son Nickolaus Siu, daughter Victoria Siu, father Stephen Chee, brothersSheldon and Layton Chee, and sister Stephanie Chee. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church, 3400 Moanalua Road. Services:2 p.m. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.

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Anne W. Wong

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 15, 2013
Anne W. Wong, 82, of Honolulu, a retired customer service employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons J. Russell, William and Kim; daughter Ruth-Anne; brothers Harold and Milton; sisters Doris Yap, Mary Yee, Rose White, Shirley Buetler and Bernice Lu; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mary Jane Naaluha Demello

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 5, 2013
Mary Jane Naaluha “Jane” Demello, 85, of Waimanalo, a retired cook, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David “Butch,” Donald Jr., Derell and Dennie; daughter Henrietta “Tita” Aarona; 20 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Susie Yong

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 11, 2013
Susie Yong, 62, of Hilo, manager of Abundant Life Foods and office manager for Environment Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by daughters Stephanie Yong-Pratt and Heatherjoy Gutierrez, and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday at Coconut Island, Hilo. Casual attire.

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Kathryn J. Epperson

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 18, 2013
Kathryn J. Epperson, 84, of Honolulu, a retired teacher for the Troy, Ohio, School District, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hamilton, Ohio. She is survived by husband Eugene. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Foundation, Straub Clinic & Hospital or the Troy Foundation, 216 W. Franklin St., Troy, OH 45373.

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Ellen Imaino Young

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 14, 2012
Ellen Imaino Young, 91, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Paul, Tadashi, George, Robert and Richard Imaino; and sister Violet Mimaki. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Gerald Peyton Harwood

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 16, 2013
Gerald Peyton Harwood, 83, of Honolulu, a retired real estate and insurance salesman, and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by brothers Robert Harwood and Jack Peary. No services.

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Deanna Toyoko Hiraoka

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Dec. 29, 2012
Deanna Toyoko Hiraoka, 86, of Honolulu, formerly of Molokai and Okinawa, a retired self-employed hairdresser, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lauren Waskow and Leanne Eguchi; brothers Joe, Robert,Clarence, David and Stephen Nakamatsu; sisters Margaret Toma and Barbara Kameda; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Leopoldo Lana Hombrebueno

Posted On January 24th, 2013 -

Jan. 10, 2013
Leopoldo Lana Hombrebueno, 61, of Kapolei, a construction employee, died in Kapolei. He was born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Joseph and Leonard; daughters Jacqueline H. Baltero and Jocelyn Hombrebueno; brothers Pablo and Honesto Hombrebueno, and Miguel and Francisco Hadloc; sisters Lucia and Teodora Hombrebueno, Fanny H. Montemayor, Gloria H. Rabacca, Felicitas Bal-ut and Purification Hadloc; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Juliana Ramos Abar

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 19, 2012
Juliana Ramos Abar, 96, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Minerva Asanion, Erlinda Radugos, Norma Jean Mejia and Lilian Pascual; brother Domingo Ramos; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1266 Lumikula St., Waipio. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Edward Pico Perreira Sr.

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 20, 2013
Edward Pico Perreira Sr., 85, of Haiku, Maui, a Soil Conservation Service laboratory field technician and an Army veteran, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sons Edward and Roland; daughters Valerie Medeiros, Sandi Taketa and Paulette Fraticelli; brother Manuel; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Rita Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial at noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joseph S. Amoy Jr.

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 11, 2013
Joseph S. Amoy Jr., 91, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Tel repairman and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Wendell, daughters Joel Ann Amoy and Lois Suenishi, brother Donald and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Khamsing Phongsavath

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 14, 2013
Khamsing Phongsavath, 80, of Honolulu, a retired produce salesman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laos. He is survived by wife Xam; sons Sisou and Mani; daughters Phai Inthisane, Jennifer Saengswang and Sakhone Twigg; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation and Buddhist services: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Flowers welcome.

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Jose Cardona Balmores Sr.

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 19, 2013
Jose Cardona Balmores Sr., 87, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. irrigator, died. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Sofia N.; sons Jose Jr., Raymond and Orlando; daughters Roseline Balmores and Anita Roberts; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Pauwela, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Janine Pastor Robison

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 13, 2012
Janine Pastor Robison, 47, of Burbank, Calif, formerly of Honolulu, a massage therapist in California, died in California. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Sean and brothers Johnny and A.J. Pastor. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Encarnacion Chanliecco Caballero

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 1, 2013
Encarnacion Chanliecco “Carning” Caballero, 90, of Bothell, Wash., a wholesale distribution worker, died in Everett, Wash. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Richard and Ferdinand; daughter Barbara Ann Aquino; sisters Trinidad Cabanilla, Carmen Somera and Aurora Chanliecco; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Co-Cathedral. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dwayne Barrows Scharsch

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 8, 2013
Dwayne Barrows Scharsch, 44, of Waimanalo, a Hale Koa Hotel employee, will be remembered in services 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Chinese Church of Christ, Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julia; sons Kadin, Raiden and Logan Kai; father Vincent; mother Leilani Avilla; brothers Derrick and Darryn; and sisters Rhonda Char and Rochelle MacFarlane. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Casual attire.

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Bernice Len Hee Ching Chong

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 12, 2013
Bernice Len Hee Ching Chong, 86, of Kailua, a retired office manager for orthodontist Dr. George Newton, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Vernon, son Vernon Jr., daughters Susan Moore-Chong and Lori Chong, brothers Percy and Ronald Ching, sisters Mabel Woo and Alice Young, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kazue Taogoshi

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 20, 2013
Kazue Taogoshi, 90, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Foodland Super Market cashier, died in Garden Island Health Care. She was born in Anahola, Kauai. She is survived by sons Albert “Shige” Yoshii and Roy, Alan and Cary Taogoshi; brother Haruto Oshima; sister Fumiko Matsukawa; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kapaa Hongwanji Mission. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.

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Rose May Alupay Valdez Dumlao

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 18, 2013
Rose May Alupay Valdez Dumlao, 46, of Wahiawa, a Special Education Center of Hawaii direct support staff employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Loy, son Pierre L. Valdez, daughter Sarah J. Valdez, parents Elmer and Violeta Valdez, and brother Sanddy R. Valdez. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Filipino United Church of Christ, 94-1366 Hiapo St., Waipahu. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Robinson Chi Seng Tsoi

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 19, 2013
Robinson Chi Seng Tsoi, 54, of Kaneohe, a finance manager at JN Chevrolet in Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Peggy Hung-Tsoi, son Nicholas, daughter Samantha, mother Lam Shau Woon, brother Samson and sisters Patsy and Belinda. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Church, 5919 Kalanianaole Highway.

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Irene Loo DuPont

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 13, 2013
Irene Loo DuPont, 86, of Honolulu, a clerk at the Queen’s Medical Center; receptionist for Drs. Moffat, Faulkner and Ing; and retiree from Leong and Fong accounting firm, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James, daughter Louise, brothers Albert and Lawrence Loo, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kamehameha Schools Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

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Nancy Yumiko Ushiro

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 20, 2013
Nancy Yumiko Ushiro, 91, of Wailuku, an S.H. Kress salesclerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Leslie, daughters Sharon and Alyce, brothers Minoru and Haruo Miyamura, sister Ruth Fukumoto and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

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Howard Ernest Furtado Sr.

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 19, 2013
Howard Ernest “Pops” Furtado Sr., 79, of Pukalani, Maui, a general contractor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jacqueline J., sons Howard Jr. and Craig, daughter Barbara McCullough, brother Ben, seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Wing Hon Pawil Wong

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 30, 2012
Wing Hon Pawil Wong, 89, of Waipahu, a veteran of the Commonwealth Army of the Philippines, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kapangan, Benguet, Philippines. He is survived by sons William, Wilmer and Wilson Wong, and Wilfred Willie; daughters Sandra Biasca and Susan Corpuz; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 1:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Ellen Momoyo Uchimura George

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Dec. 30, 2012
Ellen Momoyo Uchimura George, 95, of Waialua, formerly of Wahiawa, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service retiree, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Robert “Bobby” and Richard “Dickie,” daughter Colleen Muraoka, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Herbert Harumi Hamura

Posted On January 23rd, 2013 -

Jan. 10, 2013
Herbert Harumi Hamura, 79, of Lihue, a retired Garden Island Publishing circulation manager and Hamura Saimin Factory noodle maker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Jean, sons Scott and Troy, daughter Kerri Bunao, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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