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Lillian Yamamoto Cazimero

Posted On November 30th, 2011 -

Nov. 26, 2011
Lillian Yamamoto Cazimero, 89, of Hawi, Hawaii, a retired Luke’s Place waitress and Mauna Lani Bay Hotel employee, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Antone Jr.; daughter Lillian K. Ching; brothers Kamalo, Silom, Manuel, William, Kamaka and Kahele Yamamoto; sisters Kaluna Yuen and Leialoha Sproat; 11 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 26 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Benjamin Lee Queja Jr.

Posted On November 30th, 2011 -

Nov. 18, 2011
Benjamin Lee Queja Jr., 57, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by father Benjamin, mother Elizabeth L., brothers Ashford L. and Edward M., and sister Vanessa A. Cachola. Committal services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Ronald Terrence Finney

Posted On November 30th, 2011 -

Nov. 19, 2011
Ronald Terrence “Inat” Finney, 33, of Kapaa, Kauai, a chef, died. He was born in Long Branch, N.J. He is survived by wife Maricris, son Dhymiere Llego-Finney, daughter Janessa Llego-Finney, parents Eugene Robinson and Debra Finney, brothers Kevin and Devon, and sisters Nateeya Finney and Rizalyn Ogata. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue United Church. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.

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Stan Isao Saiki

Posted On November 30th, 2011 -

Aug. 29, 2011
Stan Isao Saiki, 62, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaiian Airlines computer analyst, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sister Violet Castro. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Benjamin Frederick Henderson

Posted On November 30th, 2011 -

Oct. 30, 2011
Benjamin Frederick Henderson, 73, of Honolulu, a former Honolulu Advertiser account representative, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Helen; brothers Dennis, Greig and Stuart; and sister Heather Tippett. No services. Private scattering of ashes.

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Ernest Robert Savage Jr.

Posted On November 30th, 2011 -

Nov. 25, 2011
Ernest Robert “Bruddah Ernie” Savage Jr., 64, of Kahaluu, a draftsman, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ernest R. III and Bryson J. Savage, and Bradley J.K. Kuala’au; five brothers; and sisters Cathy, Sharlene, Christine and Roxanne. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at 47-770-C Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. Celebration to follow.

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Roy Joji Ikeda

Posted On November 30th, 2011 -

Nov. 22, 2011
Roy Joji Ikeda, 64, of Honolulu, a retired air-conditioning contractor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Suzanne Y., sons Dean J. and Daryn N., daughter Cheri-Ann R., mother Isayo, brother Michael J., sister Barbara A. Takahashi and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ky Scott Sundara

Posted On November 30th, 2011 -

Nov. 23, 2011
Ky Scott Sundara, 53, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Laos. He is survived by son Vance Khunpannya, daughter Michelle Allison, brother Khommone and sister Souvanny Keosy. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Laotian Buddhist services. Cremation to follow.

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Yoneko Kanna

Posted On November 30th, 2011 -

Nov. 20, 2011
Yoneko Kanna, 88, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Merrill, daughter June J. Kimura, brothers George and Toshihiro Matsuda, sisters Tomiko Ishikawa and Vivian M. Pacleb, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Urias De Los Santo Asuncion

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 10, 2011
Urias De Los Santo Asuncion, 102, of Waipahu died in Kaneohe. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Maximo and Rosevelt T.D.; daughters Rosalina Acosta, Loreta Tamayo, Juanita Nelson and Clarina Asuncion; 23 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Melchor P. Tenoso

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 6, 2011
Melchor P. Tenoso, 45, of Waipahu, a maintenance landscaper, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by mother Milagros; brothers Guillermo Jr., Salvador and Joey; and sisters Mildred Tenoso, Juliet Agag, Magadalena Tadeja and May Labuni. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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William K.W. Auyong

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Oct. 30, 2011
William K.W. “Bill” Auyong, 76, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service carrier, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellen S.L., sons Robin and Rory, daughters Rowena Auyong and Ramona Ching, and four grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Nov. 26.

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Matthew Gaea Uti

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Oct. 29, 2011
Matthew Gaea Uti, also known as “John” and “Ioane,” 53, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. He is survived by sons John Uti-Mathias and Matthew Uti-Kauki; daughter Johnette Uti-Mathias; brothers Daniel and Lauma Salu Uti, Paulo Gaea and Salu Jr Uti; sisters Iutita Gaea, Lesina Salu Uti Bienaime, Ana Salu Uti Filipo, Christina Salu Uti and Sofia Salu Uti Ta’ase; hanai brothers Siitia, Albert and Veni Gaea, and Norman Bartley; hanai sisters Katerina Ta’a and Cassandra Soa; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information published in an obituary Nov. 25.

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Eric Fujiwara

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 16, 2011
Eric “Garfield” Fujiwara, 54, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Hawaii Army National Guard mechanic technician, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna, son Daniel, daughter Michelle Hinazumi, parents George and Yaeko, brothers Duane and Myles, sister Lorene Takasaki and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery pavilion. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Calvin Chung Hee Wong

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 14, 2011
Calvin Chung Hee “Wongie” Wong, 81, of Kailua, a retired Hawaiian Airlines cargo agent and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janet, sons Brian and David, daughter Sandra Cramer, brother Lewis and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Vicente Salileng Galimba Jr.

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 8, 2011
Vicente Salileng “Jack” Galimba Jr., 76, of Los Angeles, formerly of Hilo, a retired Philippine government employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Eugenia U. “Gening,” daughters Irene Galimba-Narciso and Genievic Galimba-Ancheta, sisters Leticia Galimba and Luzviminda Galimba-Cortez, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Final services in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Casual attire.

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Stanley K. Yamashita

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Oct. 22, 2011
Stanley K. Yamashita, 70, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Advertiser copy editor and Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Derral R. Herbst, brother Glenn T. and sisters Jennie T. Yamashita, Eleanor Y. Meyer and Marie Y. Okamura. Services held. No monetary offerings. Online remembrances at stanleyyamashita.blogspot.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Nov. 25.

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Wattie Mae Hedemann

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 15, 2011
Wattie Mae Hedemann, 84, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a businesswoman, died in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son George, daughter Meta Eckart, stepson Ed Hedemann, stepdaughter Jeremy Heath, sister Harriet Tom, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church, Kealakekua. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Calvin Chikao Yokomoto

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 22, 2011
Calvin Chikao “Chiko” Yokomoto, 84, of Honolulu, a real estate broker and Army veteran, died in Palolo Chinese Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandy J., daughter Joan M. Gregory and brother John. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: noon. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Pui Ying Tsao Lau

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 20, 2011
Pui Ying Tsao Lau, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Zhong Shan, China. She is survived by daughter-in-law Tze Hing Lau, a hanai grandchild and two hanai great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences at www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Richard Mersberg Jr.

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 15, 2011
Richard Mersberg Jr., 57, of Waianae, a construction employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jadelynn; sons Bruce Mersberg and Ikaika Mahuka; daughter Natashia; brother Samuel Pa’e; sisters Joan Amendariz, Majorie Mielke, Daisy Pletcher, Charlotte Evans, Joann Mersberg and Faye Smith; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

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Alejandro Lianos Navarez Sr.

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 15, 2011
Alejandro Lianos “Ando” Navarez Sr., 83, of Waipahu, a retired federal government electrician, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by Rosario “Rose,” sons Alejandro Jr. and Justin, daughters Julie Osthoff and Judy Navarez, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Howard Numealani Plunkett Sr.

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 14, 2011
Howard Numealani “Bullo” Plunkett Sr., 75, of Kula, Hawaii, a retired construction laborer, died at home. He was born in Keanae, Maui. He is survived by sons Howard Jr. and George “Keoki”; daughters Roxane Benavides, Irene Plunkett-Mina, Lynette “Nani” Pokipala and Noelani “Honeygirl” Jensen; stepdaughters Kamae and Linda Ha’o, and Jody Kazanecki; brothers Edward and Leonard “Boy”; sister Lorraine P. Kenui; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences at www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kameichi Sakamoto

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 24, 2011
Kameichi Sakamoto, 85, of Lihue, a retired Kauai High School agriculture teacher, died at home. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mae, daughters Stacy Matsuzawa and Jan Sakamoto, brother Haruichi, sister Matsuko and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 7 at Kapaa Hongwanji Mission. Services: 10 a.m.

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Lourdes Legaspi Abuel

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Oct. 24, 2011
Lourdes Legaspi Abuel, 81, of Ewa Beach died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Zamboanga, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ernesto M.; sons Ernesto L. Jr., Edwin L., Ruben L. and Carlo L.; daughters Zenaida A. Tiongco and Pamela A. Musni; brothers Ernesto L., Alfredo L., Amor L. and Alex L. Legaspi; sisters Letty L. and Lilia L. Legaspi, and Leonora and Leonida L. Gonzales; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences at www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Alice Tamura

Posted On November 29th, 2011 -

Nov. 3, 2011
Alice Tamura, 80, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George H.; sons Randal R., Darryl K. and Lindsey J.; daughter Gayle H. Sousa; sister Bertha Y. Ling; and six grandchildren. Services held. Private inurnment. Additional information for obituary published Nov. 27.

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Sylvia Yuk Lan Mamo Leong

Posted On November 28th, 2011 -

Nov. 10, 2011
Sylvia Yuk Lan Mamo Leong, 65, of Waimea, Hawaii, a caseworker for the Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Division, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert Jr.; son Craig; daughters Kristen Castro and Erin Pedro; brother Bruce B.L. Tong Jr.; sisters Brenda Duquette, Yolanda Campbell, Jeanne Huihui, Pauline Mena and Laureen Tavares; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Clyde Hiroshi Yagi

Posted On November 28th, 2011 -

Nov. 14, 2011
Clyde Hiroshi Yagi, 68, of Honolulu, a Mutual Welding Co. Ltd. secretary and treasurer, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Kikue, brother Wayne T. and sisters Verne E. Yoshinaga and Vivian C. Yamamoto. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Olivet Baptist Church, 1775 S. Beretania St. Services:
5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kenneth Robert Boyer

Posted On November 28th, 2011 -

Nov. 20, 2011
Kenneth Robert “Pop” Boyer, 66, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired Orchid Isle Ford salesman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in South Bend, Ind. He is survived by wife Wanda; son Ken; daughter Priscilla Garcia; brother Herb; sisters Nancy Stein, Debbi Davis and Hazel Smith; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Ruby Reiko Matsumoto

Posted On November 28th, 2011 -

Nov. 13, 2011
Ruby Reiko Matsumoto, 66, of Honolulu, a retired senior asset control clerk at First Hawaiian Bank’s main branch, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Todd T., mother Jane Y. Hashimoto, caregiver Brenda Leong and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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