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Rowland Yasuo Fujii

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

March 30, 2014
Rowland Yasuo Fujii, 67, of Waipahu, owner of RKF Enterprise Inc., also known as Rowlands Koa Factory, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Karen O., son Jarred Serrano, daughters Michelle Fujii and Kristen Serrano, brother Allen, sister Lois Patterson and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

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Rosie C. Marciel

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

March 14, 2014
Rosie C. Marciel, 55, of Waianae died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by the Marciel family from Hana, Maui, and the Sakai family from Aiea. Private services.

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Christopher Bartow

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 16, 2014
Christopher “Chrip” Bartow, 48, of Ewa Beach, a hypnotherapist and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Alexandra, sons Micheal and Robert, daughter Hannah, father Phillip, mother Deborah Hughes, brother Jules and sister Sarah. Private services.

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Claudia Mary Garcia

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 19, 2014
Claudia Mary “Cookie” Garcia, 60, of Waipahu died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Thomas Grodosic; sons Richard Baker and Louis Neri; daughter Mercedes Gutierrez; brothers Billy, Albert, Fernando and Robert Garcia, and Anthony Dominguez; sister Marina Dominguez; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Sunday at Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.

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Thomas Randy McClintock

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 17, 2014
Thomas Randy McClintock, 62, of Honolulu, owner of Professional Fire Systems and a Navy veteran, died in Tijuana, Mexico. He was born in Fresno, Calif. He is survived by wife Barbara, mother DeAlva Libby, brother Larry, sister Bonnie and half brother Lonnie Patterson. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Donations for medical expenses may be sent to American Savings Bank, Thomas McClintock 3589.

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Robertha Ualani Perkins Garcia

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 14, 2014
Robertha Ualani Perkins Garcia, 78, of Kaneohe, a stenographer and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Peter V. Jr.; daughters Vanessa M. Barlan, Veronica M.G. Nakamura and Vivian M. Garcia; brothers Levi M. Jr. and Albert J.K. Perkins III; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robertha Ualani Perkins Garcia

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 14, 2014
Robertha Ualani Perkins Garcia, 78, of Kaneohe, a stenographer and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Peter V. Jr.; daughters Vanessa M. Barlan, Veronica M.G. Nakamura and Vivian M. Garcia; brothers Levi M. Jr. and Albert J.K. Perkins III; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Thomas Owen McCrea

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 15, 2014
Thomas Owen McCrea, 67, of Waipahu, a URS Corp. electrician and a Navy veteran, died in the Veterans Administration Community Living Center. He was born in Union City, Pa. He is survived by wife Annie, mother Elisabeth Whitney, brothers Dale and Rodney, and sisters Teresa Stempin, Mary Kumukau, Terry Calio, Bonny Bannister, Tammy Suzuki, Patricia McCrea Smith and Rose and Christine Whitney. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. May 3 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. May 9 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Masashi Hatada

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Masashi “Porky” Hatada, 88, of Hilo, co-owner of Hatada and Robert’s Bakeries, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Tokiko; sons Wendell, Darrell, Curtis and Derrick; brothers Shunichi, Kengo and George; and sister Betty Hirota. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mary Frances Horgan Hanna

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 12, 2014
Mary Frances Horgan Hanna, 89, of Kailua, a clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews Daniel Horgan and Robert Mounts. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Benjamina Gateb Melchor

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

March 31, 2014
Benjamina Gateb “Mina” Melchor, 85, of Waipahu, a retired cashier and hostess for Kazama Enterprises, also known as Kabuki Restaurants, and a seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Santa Lucia, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jose Jr., Al, Ben, Claro and Noel; daughter Pearl; brother Romeo Gateb; sisters Leonarda G. Lorenzana, Laurentina G. Daluyen, Edelma B. Gateb and Evangeline G. Foster; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Steven Shigeru Itokazu

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Steven Shigeru “Peter” Itokazu, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery welder and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Jane F., daughter Stephanie and brothers Raymond Itokazu and Shinsuke Tengan. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Masashi Hatada

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Masashi “Porky” Hatada, 88, of Hilo, co-owner of Hatada and Robert’s Bakeries, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Tokiko; sons Wendell, Darrell, Curtis and Derrick; brothers Shunichi, Kengo and George; and sister Betty Hirota. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Donalee Leona Miller

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 20, 2014
Donalee Leona Miller, 89, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Junction City, Kan. She is survived by daughters Barbara Rusling and Nancy Azeri, brother Clyde “Buzzy” Ross Jr., sister Jill Walker, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project or Shriners Hospitals for Children.

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Thomas Randy McClintock

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 17, 2014
Thomas Randy McClintock, 62, of Honolulu, owner of Professional Fire Systems and a Navy veteran, died in Tijuana, Mexico. He was born in Fresno, Calif. He is survived by wife Barbara, mother DeAlva Libby, brother Larry, sister Bonnie and half brother Lonnie Patterson. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Donations for medical expenses may be sent to American Savings Bank, Thomas McClintock 3589.

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Nancy Hisayo Higa

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Nancy Hisayo Higa, 93, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by sons Alvin, Glenn, Earl and Darrel; brothers Kenyu, Kenso and Morio Tokuda; sisters Yae Higa and Kiyo Matsuzaki; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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George Tsutomu Miyake

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 16, 2014
George Tsutomu Miyake, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Federal Aviation Administration electronic engineer and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Leighton and Alan, daughter Ann Mahi, brother Riyoichi “Roy” and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. May 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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Thomas Owen McCrea

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 15, 2014
Thomas Owen McCrea, 67, of Waipahu, a URS Corp. electrician and a Navy veteran, died in the Veterans Administration Community Living Center. He was born in Union City, Pa. He is survived by wife Annie, mother Elisabeth Whitney, brothers Dale and Rodney, and sisters Teresa Stempin, Mary Kumukau, Terry Calio, Bonny Bannister, Tammy Suzuki, Patricia McCrea Smith and Rose and Christine Whitney. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. May 3 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. May 9 at HawaiiState Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Lisa Jean Hindemith

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Lisa Jean Hindemith, 57, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Betty Lou, brothers Jesse and Eric, sister Diane Barnard and caregivers Walter and Lilian Macaraig. Private services.

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Ray Masato Muneoka

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 11, 2014
Ray Masato Muneoka, 65, of Honolulu, a retired construction laborer and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Terry A. Tajiri-Muneoka, sons Kamaka Y. and Lee, daughters Kiana L. and Shareyn, stepson Garet Maemoto, stepdaughters Dana A.H. and Randee H. Chang, and brother Carl M. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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George Tsutomu Miyake

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 16, 2014
George Tsutomu Miyake, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Federal Aviation Administration electronic engineer and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Leighton and Alan, daughter Ann Mahi, brother Riyoichi “Roy” and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. May 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

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Elsie O. Almeida

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 15, 2014
Elsie O. Almeida, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Flamingo Chuckwagon waitress, died on Maui. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Robert, daughter Charlotte Tamashiro, brothers Peter and David Gibo, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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Yuriko N. Horiuchi

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 21, 2014
Yuriko N. Horiuchi, 81, of Kailua-Kona, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Glen; daughters Terri, Sheri, Myrna and Keni Horiuchi, and Dawna Gomes; and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. May 18 at Old Kona Airport, big pavilion.

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Imelda Eulalia Afaga Navarro

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 16, 2014
Imelda Eulalia Afaga Navarro, 49, of Kailua-Kona, an Ohana Casual Wear cashier, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Felipe Jr., daughters Rose Mhel and Joanna Camille Afaga, parents Mariano and Pacita Afaga, brothers Mariano Jr. and Jesus Afaga, and sisters Vangieh Ramos and Ovelia Carnate. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Honokohau Industrial Park. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. May 3 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park, Holualoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ray Masato Muneoka

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 11, 2014
Ray Masato Muneoka, 65, of Honolulu, a retired construction laborer and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Terry A. Tajiri-Muneoka, sons Kamaka Y. and Lee, daughters Kiana L. and Shareyn, stepson Garet Maemoto, stepdaughters Dana A.H. and Randee H. Chang, and brother Carl M. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Constance Assum

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 23, 2014
Constance “Connie” Assum, 87, of Hauula died in Hauula. She was born in Bellevue, Ky. She is survived by sons James T., David P. and Ronald R.; daughter Laura K. Assum-Dahleen; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Ferris Wayne Hough

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 2, 2014
Ferris Wayne Hough, 90, of Kailua, a pastor and a child and family services psychologist, died at home. He was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. He is survived by wife Carol L.; son Jeffrey Price; daughters Carol, Sharon and Marty; sister Jean Hutstetler; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Reed Olaso

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 13, 2014
Reed Olaso, 54, of Kailua, athletic director at Le Jardin Academy, will be remembered in services 3 p.m. May 24 at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School. He died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Suzanne M.; son Eric K.; daughters Nikki, Kea-Marie and Alexa; mother Moana; sisters Luana Gibson and Tani O. Rodrigues; and nine grandchildren. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Masanobu Yagi

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

Feb. 15, 2014
Masanobu Yagi, 91, of Hilo, a retired Waldron distributor and an Army veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jennifer, son Lawrence N., daughters Shirley F. Yamashita and Gloria N. Carlile, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Gail Koon Fong Au

Posted On April 26th, 2014 -

April 10, 2014
Gail Koon Fong Au, 65, of Honolulu, owner of the McCully Union 76 service station and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace, sons Greg K.F. Au and Charles P. Tomas, daughters Gina Au Tomas and Lani Au, and four grandchildren. Services pending.

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