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Eva Colleen Hanson

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 12, 2013
Eva Colleen “Coco”Hanson, 48, of Kaneohe, a Vision Safe quality-control employee, died inKaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Selwyn Balmilero, brother William, and sisters Denise Scharl and Sharon Quia. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Emmett Paul Vidal

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 25, 2012
Emmett Paul “Mr. Vee” Vidal, 91, of Aiea, a retired Hickam Air Force Base supervisor with the motor pool, died in Aiea. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Lily S., sons Emmett L. and Gregory W., brother Richard and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at the chapel. Eulogy:9:30 a.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ronald S. Higa

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 25, 2012
Ronald S. “Tiger” Higa, 75, of Waipahu, a former employee of Standard Oil, Japan Airlines and DynAir Services/Swissport, died in Aiea. He also was a Marine Corps veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris; sons Lance and Myles; daughter Jodie Lagafuaina; brothers Eugene, Stanley, Wilfred and Gary; and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Francisco Visitacion

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 11, 2013
Francisco “Frankie” Visitacion, 64, of Honolulu, a retired Kahala Mall maintenance worker, died in Kuakini MedicalCenter. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Alejandro, Cirilo, Juan, Jose and Alfredo; and sisters Andrea Matias, Clara Martinez, Catalina Ainsworth, Josephine Ganotise, Felice Cravalho, Pacita Rumusod and Virginia Melear. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, Kalihi. Mass:10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Josephine K. Keale

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 8, 2013
Josephine K. Keale, 69, of Waimea, Kauai, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by caregiver Leslie “Chala”Vidinha; and brothers Arthur and Joseph Keale, and Arthur Kahale. Visitation: 9 a.m. March 2 at Borthwick Mortuary, Koloa. Services: 10 a.m.

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Leigh Richard Wright

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 11, 2013
Leigh Richard Wright, 87, of Honolulu, a professor and Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vermont. He is survived by partner Damaso Antunes; brothers Maynard, Allan and Clarence; and sister Evelyn Michaelnoick. Private services at a later date.

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Seiso Komata

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2012
Seiso Komata, 84, of Wahiawa, a Dole Plantation retiree, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Sachiko; sonsWesley and Calvin; daughter Merle; brothersKenji and Asato; sisters Helen Ibara, Chieko Sakuda, Mieko Hisamoto, Shigeko Sumida and Akiko Nakamura; and four grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to Wahiawa General Long Term Care andUniversity of Hawaii Cancer Research.

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Janet Kuhns

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 6, 2013
Janet “Berano”Kuhns, 65, of Honolulu, a retired federal civil service telecommunications specialist, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Franklin “Flipper,” daughter Jennifer “Jay” Sellers, mother Asoncion “Kay/Kiking” Berano, brother Leonard Berano, sister Dr. Kathryn “Karen”Berano and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Parish, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Services: 10:45 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Jan. 30 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Pacita C.Lee

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 10, 2013
Pacita C. Lee, 85, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Jeffery and Gregory; daughters Jennifer Tubania, Stephanie Lee and Michelle Kaluna; brothers Salvador, Heime and Dominador Dolor; sisters Marcy Doseo, Loretta Guillory, Shirley Ishikawa and Clara Sakamoto; 20 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Epigenia Torcuato Alconcel

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 18, 2013
Epigenia Torcuato Alconcel, 91, of Honolulu died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Orlando, Dario, Rodel and Zaldy; daughters Virginia Rafanan, Angelita Castaneda, Bernanda Tabangcura, Gracia Grasparil, Marilyn Locquiao and Ederlina Domingo; brother Irineo Torcuato; sister Petra; 30 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Burial in the Philippines at a later date.

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Earl Tadami Michimoto

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 2, 2013
Earl Tadami Michimoto, 79, of Mililani, a Unisys and Mililani Mortuary retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wifeJung Ja, son William H., daughter Janice K., mother Mie, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Gwendolyn J. Alconcel

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 15, 2013
Gwendolyn J. Alconcel, 61, of Kahului, a homemaker, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Kaleo; daughterMomi; hanai son Edward Soto; brothers Robert, Rusty and Jerome Radona; sistersFrances Radona and Stephanie Fukuoka; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Shigeko Nemoto

Posted On January 20th, 2013 -

Jan. 12, 2013
Shigeko Nemoto, 88, of Kahului, formerly of Paia, Maui, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Paia. She is survived by sons Richard and Jerry, sister Betty Sakamoto, four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Lauren Levin

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 23, 2012
Lauren Levin, 63, of Waimanalo, an artist and art therapist for children, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Whitinsville, Mass. She is survived by mother Ida R., brother Martin H. and sister Jacqui Plummer. Services pending. No flowers. Donations suggested to Popham Chapel, Popham Road, Phippsburg, ME 04562; or Harwich Junior Theatre, P.O. Box 168, Harwich, MA 02671. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Jack Marpel

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 2, 2012
Jack Marpel, 88, of Honolulu, a retired air traffic controller and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wisconsin. He is survived by son Edward; daughters Suzanne Soares, Sharlene Kim and Jayne Roberson; brother Jerome; sister Virginia Lyshek; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Updated service information for an obituary published Dec. 15.

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Harold C. Medeiros Sr.

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Jan. 10, 2013
Harold C. “Big Harold” Medeiros Sr., 86, of Kaneohe, a retired city service center supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Harold Medeiros Jr. and Ted Cosme, and sister Ethel. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery.

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Pete Hideo Nishimura

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Jan. 13, 2013
Pete Hideo Nishimura, 90, of Honolulu, a retired oral surgeon and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Tomoe, sons Dennis and Grant, daughter Dawn Chin, sisters Emi Hata and Misako Kawakami, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Clara Miyoko Ogawa

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Jan. 3, 2013
Clara Miyoko Ogawa, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by sons Ron H., Gerald F., Wendall S. and Darrell T.; brother Jiro Koike; sister Margaret Ooka; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Candida Hipolito Pascua

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Jan. 3, 2013
Candida Hipolito Pascua, 66, of Wahiawa, a former Pioneer Hi-Bred employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Teofilo; sons Virgilio and Adonis Hipolito, and Jerry Pascua; daughters Nuemi Navarro and Marissa Galvadores; sisters Asuncion Nicolas and Herminia Malvar; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m.

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Robert Vance Peyton

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Jan. 10, 2013
Robert Vance Peyton, 66, of Kailua, a concert promotion executive, will be remembered in a celebration of life 5 p.m. Friday at the Elks Honolulu Lodge. He was born in Wilkes Barre, Pa. Private scattering of ashes. He is survived by wife Marie.

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Isabelo Marquez Cadiente

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 22, 2012
Isabelo Marquez Cadiente, 87, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Emilia G.; daughters Tereza “Tessie” Duque, Nellie Francia, Lolita Perlawan and Elsa Fontanilla; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 3300 Ala Maulani Place. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Elizabeth Kunewa Puulei

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 22, 2012
Elizabeth Kunewa “Aunty Betty” Puulei, 83, of Waianae, an economics engineer, died in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Diana, brother Jacob Raposa, sister Agnes Daniluck, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation and services: 9:30 a.m. at the mortuary. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Celedonio B. Campos Jr.

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Jan. 6, 2013
Celedonio B. Campos Jr., 59, of Lakewood, Wash., a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier and an Army veteran, died in Lakewood. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Rosalynn; son Roger W.; daughter Charisse; parents Celedonio Sr. and Josephine; brothers Jesse, Ray and Virgil; sisters Edna Jackson, Charito Demesillo, Marie Campos and Elaine Collado; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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James Quisano

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 29, 2012
James “Jimmy” Quisano, 72, of Honolulu, an automobile service station business owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Joanne; daughters Jennifer Quisano-Yu, Jolene Belvin and Jamielynn Quisano; brothers John, Richard, Leslie, Gary, Arthur, Ronald and Alan; sister Loretta Alba; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Celion

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 29, 2012
Mary Celion, 98, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper for the Department of the Army at Fort Shafter, died in Honolulu. She was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Horendio, Diosdado, Antonio, Dimi and Owen Piligrino; daughters Augustina Exzabe, Arsenia Surell, Ernesta Cooper, Shereen Matsumoto, Laureen Piligrino and Annie Jambaro; 23 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Mass: 9 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Updated service information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Consolacion Alata Rabanal

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 28, 2012
Consolacion Alata “Connie” Rabanal, 84, of Ewa Beach, a retired Hawaiian Graphics file clerk supervisor, died in Aiea. She was born in San Fabian, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by son Rubisante A.; daughters Raquel R. Rivera, Arlene R. Mendoza, Elizabeth R. Ramirez and Catherine R. Villanueva.; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Adelaida Santos Dingle

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Jan. 10, 2013
Adelaida Santos Dingle, 83, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Pedro; sons Charles, Peter, Steve and Gerald; daughters Zenaida Corpuz, Thelma Oil, Mariza Cayabyab, Judith Malagayo and Aida Sato; brother Gregorio Santos; 24 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Macario Aguinaldo Tapaoan

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 15, 2012
Macario Aguinaldo Tapaoan, 87, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lucena J.; son Marlo-Dean; daughters Gloria Tupinio, Amy Watanabe, Jocelyn Albano, Faye-Marie Nakamura and Nellieann Shiroma; sisters Vanencia Aguinaldo, Maria Tapaoan and Aida Agustin; 22 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Felipe Mabute Ganotise

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Dec. 19, 2012
Felipe Mabute Ganotise, 81, of Honolulu, a driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes B. Ganotisi; son Richard B.; daughters Luzviminda “Elvie” Ganotisi, Germilina “Vangie” Agpoon and Marlina “Editha” Fernandez; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at Co-Cathedral of St Theresa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Chiyoko Terakawa

Posted On January 19th, 2013 -

Jan. 14, 2013
Chiyoko Terakawa, 97, of Kailua, a retired state Department of Accounting and General Services employee, died in Ann Pearl Care Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard Y., two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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