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Clarissa Taeko Saiki Kuniyoshi

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 19, 2012
Clarissa Taeko Saiki Kuniyoshi, 83, of Hilo, a retired Hilo High School teacher, died at home. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Ardis Ono and Enid S. Kuniyoshi, brother Jimmy Saiki and two grandchildren. No services.

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Lisa Lovell

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 21, 2012
Lisa Lovell, 57, of Honolulu, a writer and editor, died in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eddie Schott, brother Michael and sisters Loretta Nelson and Melora Braver. Private services.

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Hatsuko Arakaki

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Hatsuko Arakaki, 96, of Kaneohe, a retired Columbia Inn waitress, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Puunene, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George and Melvin Kaneshiro; brother Richard Inafuku; sisters Alice Akamine, Helen Shinsato and Jane Miura; and six grandchildren. Visitation: noon Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No monetary offerings.

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Rev. John Joseph Morrett

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Oct. 14, 2011
The Rev. John Joseph Morrett, 95, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Hawaii, a minister and founder of Holy Nativity Church, died in Jacksonville. He was born in Springfield, Ohio. He is survived by wife Joan L., son Daniel D. and daughters Sandy D. Morrett and Lisa E.Reid. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Holy Nativity Church. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Holy Nativity Church, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu, HI 96821.

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Dr. Christian William Boyens

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Dr. Christian William Boyens, 45, of Waimanalo, a physician, died in Whistler, British Columbia. He was born in Hartford, Conn. He is survived by wife Krista M., son Christian Joseph “C.J.,” parents William and Dorothy, and sisters Susan Donahue and Jean Boyens-Reis. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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William C. Murphy

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 24, 2011
William C. “Billy” Murphy, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Nick’s Fish Market maitre d’ and PGA Tour caddy, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michelle A., sons Shawn M. and Christopher A., daughter Caitlin, mother Jane Dunn Lowe and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Eulogy: 10:45 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Additional information for obituary published Jan. 6.

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Rose Marie Gianetti Cammarata

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 20, 2012
Rose Marie Gianetti Cammarata, 80, of Kaneohe, a retail sales employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Michigan. She is survived by daughters Cindy Cammarata and Carmella Hernandez, brother Carl Gianetti, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Koolau ballroom, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

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Margaret S. Sasaki

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 4, 2012
Margaret S. Sasaki, 92, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Corinne Fujieda, Lynette Tosaka and Jackie Nakamura; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Robert Russell Cleary

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 28, 2011
Robert Russell Cleary, 64, of Hilo, a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Paris. No survivors. Committal services: noon Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Hilarion Celestial Savet

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Dec. 29, 2011
Hilarion Celestial “Larry” Savet, 68, of Mililani, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop No. 26 welder, died in Honolulu. He was born in Calinog, Iloilo, Philippines. He is survived by wife Corazon F.; daughters Marie Flores, Kristine Bailey, and Joanna and Bernadette Savet; sister Gliceria C.; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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June Angeline Gonsalves

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 6, 2012
June Angeline Gonsalves, 79, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard E. Sr., sons Richard E. Jr. and Michael S., daughter Debra A. Albertazzi, brothers William P. and Vernon J. Gomes, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Robert E. Smith

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 4, 2012
Robert E. “Smitty” Smith, 61, of Mililani, a Navy veteran and retiree of Hickam Air Force Base Fuel Storage, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ivy; son Steven; daughter Asian; brothers Wayne, Tommy, Joe, Patrick and Gabe; sisters Liz, Marge, Joey, Gail and Donna; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel.

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Joan Claire Leiolani Gribbin-Aiu

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 17, 2012
Joan Claire Leiolani Gribbin-Aiu, 46, of Honolulu, executive director of the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation and former director of the Hawaii Hotel Association, will be remembered at a Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church on Wilder Avenue. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by husband Thomas K. Aiu; sons Wyatt K. and Weston M. Aiu; daughters Tiffany K.K. Bayne-Aiu Johnson and Madison K.S. Aiu; mother Mary-Jean Rayco; brothers Michael, Joseph and George Gribbin; sister Kimberly Gribbin Ortega; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday. Private burial. Police and military in Class A uniform and public in aloha attire. Parking at the grade school/church; enter from Dole Street. Overflow parking at Maryknoll High School. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Teruyoshi Tamura

Posted On January 27th, 2012 -

Jan. 18, 2012
Teruyoshi Tamura, 90, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired Grove Farm Plantation automotive mechanic, died at home. He was born in Huleia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Masako, sons Stanley and Patrick, daughters Joyce Yamane and Evelyn Tomari, brother Robert, sisters Natsuko Daida and Akie Sunada, eight grandchildren and four great-grnadchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Grace Tamie Mitsuka

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 18, 2012
Grace Tamie Mitsuka, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center licensed practical nurse, died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Michael T. and Milton T., and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Hiroshi Fujimoto

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 19, 2012
Hiroshi Fujimoto, 88, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. road construction worker and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Laupahoehoe. He is survived by son Dwight and brothers Shigeru and Akira. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Alyce Y. Park

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 7, 2012
Alyce Y. Park, 93, of Pearl City, a retired Highlands Middle School educational assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Jack, sons Byron J. and Nelson J., daughter Daphne L., a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Alphonso Gersaba

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 1, 2012
Alphonso Gersaba, 83, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop No. 26 welder and Waipahu Elementary School retiree, and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by companion Carol Kanda, son Alphonso “Boy” Jr., daughter Charlene Rabanal, hanai daughters Julie Sano and Jill Koga, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Itsuko Muraoka Tamura

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 22, 2012
Itsuko Muraoka Tamura, 89, of Kilauea, Kauai, a retired Hanalei Bay Resorts housekeeping supervisor and former nurse practitioner, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Lane; daughters Victoria Wong and Gwen Tamura; sisters Tomi Miyoshi, Sue Iwakiri and Mitsue Horswill; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Anastacia Acorda Perdido Guillermo

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 2, 2012
Anastacia Acorda Perdido Guillermo, 70, of Kahuku, a Crawford’s Convalescent Home dietitian, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Gil, Tony and Leandro Perdido; daughter Lucita Harbowy; brothers German and Irenio Acorda; sisters Veneranda Calip, Lolita Cabie and Tina Hernandez; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Roch Catholic Church. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Yusaku Tsumaki

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 15, 2012
Yusaku Tsumaki, 86, of Kapolei, formerly of Shizuoka, Japan, a retired Nissan Motor Corp. supervisor, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Shizuoka. He is survived by wife Kazumi, son Masao, daughters Fusako Sekino-Tsumaki and Akemi Ebihara, stepson Stanley T. Enga, stepdaughter Linda Enga-Fujikawa and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Soto Mission of Aiea-Taiheiji, 99-045 Kauhale St. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Atsushi Ikeda

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 16, 2012
Atsushi “Hotty” Ikeda, 90, of Lawai, Kauai, an Olokele Sugar Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Sachi, son Alyn, brother Toshio and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Stanley W. Widasky

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 21, 2012
Stanley W. Widasky, 91, of Scottsdale, Ariz., a Bank of Hawaii retiree, died in Scottsdale. He was born in Palo Alto, Calif. He is survived by wife Ethel, son Gerry, daughter Debby Sgambelluri, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services held. No flowers. Donations suggested to Congregation Temple Beth Israel, 10460 N. 56th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85253.

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Erleen Kam

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 6, 2012
Erleen Kam, 59, of Kalihi, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Patrick, Wade, Harry and Thomas White, and Michael Kealoha; and sisters Beverly Miller, Carol Shaver, Gwendolyn White, Malia Silva and Lucille Ridgeway. Services: 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 11 at Haleiwa Beach Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Anna June Alvaro

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 17, 2012
Anna June Alvaro, also known as “Junie” and “Girlie,” 75, of Honolulu, a retired part-owner of Park-A-Lot, died in Hawaii Hospice House in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Henry Hoopai and Alan Alvaro; brothers Harry A. Jr. and Elijah Boyd; sisters Alice J. McElwain, Rose P. Aki and Harriet L. Dunbar; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Wilfred Hanohano Kaulukou

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 22, 2011
Wilfred Hanohano Kaulukou, 76, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in South Kona. He is survived by wife Hatsuko; daughters Brenda Kaulukou and Lisa Kaulukou-Chang; brothers Reynold and Herbert Frasco, and Philip W. Aguilar; sisters Leinaala Bernardes and Susan Latham; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Thelma Margaret Azevedo

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 9, 2012
Thelma Margaret Azevedo, 93, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Leeward Integrated Health Services. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Velma H. Chong and Joan A. Azevedo, brothers Abel and Ronald Awong, and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Richard Masanori Kuriki

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 3, 2012
Richard Masanori Kuriki, 94, of Honolulu, a retired painter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sons Thomas Y. and Donald H., daughter Beverly C. and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Salvador Cordero Cabanilla

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Jan. 6, 2012
Salvador Cordero Cabanilla, 83, of Waipahu, a labor union retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Nenita D.; son Rosendo; daughters Remedios Balanon, Lourdez de Guzman and Rida T. Cabanilla; sister Lucia Cabarlo; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Honolulu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Harold Pang Lagmay

Posted On January 26th, 2012 -

Dec. 9, 2011
Harold Pang “Hal” Lagmay, 63, of Los Banos, Calif., a purchasing agent at Joseph Gallo Farms in Atwater, Calif., died in Los Banos. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margie, daughter Amy Verity, brothers Phillip and Gene, and two grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Saturday at Waikiki Beach behind the Duke Kahanamoku statue. Lunch: 9:30 a.m. at the Elk’s Lodge, 2933 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Memorial Hospital Los Banos’ Foundation, c/o Michelle Marchese, 520 West I St., Los Banos, CA 93635.

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