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Yoshikatsu Maruo

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

April 12, 2015
Yoshikatsu “Sparky” Maruo, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Navy Public Works Center supervisor and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katie H.; daughters Patricia M. and Adele A. Maruo, and Leslie C. Kayser; brother Tsuneshi; and sisters Constance Wakasugi and Grace Nakamoto. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shirley Takeko Miyazaki

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

April 24, 2015
Shirley Takeko Miyazaki, 61, of Kahului, a Maui Medical Center human resources department employee, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by companion Kerwin M. Koge, mother Toshiko Oki and brother Wallace Oki. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Wailuku Hongwanji. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Lydia K. Reyes-Ramirez

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

April 21, 2015
Lydia K. Reyes-Ramirez, 45, of Kailua-Kona, an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jorge, sons Vincent and Elijah Miller, daughters Iona and Latasha Sellers, brother Kalae Kanehailua, sister Virginia Sellers and four grandchildren. Visitation and services at noon May 8 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Kay Kiyoko Segawa

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

April 23, 2015
Kay Kiyoko Segawa, 88, of Hilo, a retired University of Hawaii at Hilo personnel clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Herbert, sons Wesley and Rodney, daughters Sherry Sayaboc and Janey Ebesu, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Franklin Noel Silva Sr.

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

April 16, 2015
Franklin Noel Silva Sr., 76, of Makaweli, Kauai, a retired Gay & Robinson truck operator, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Makaweli. He is survived by wife Bernice; sons Franklin Jr., Willie and Vincent; daughter Lisa Latu; brothers John, Walter and Richard; 15 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary, Lawai, Kauai. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Keoki Polk Spalding

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

April 17, 2015
Keoki Polk Spalding, 68, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Kailua-Kona, a musician and an Army veteran, died in Tucson. He was born in Santa Barbara, Calif. He is survived by brother Randy and sister Lesley Tyler. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Friday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Lei or loose flowers welcome.

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Lynn Sydell

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

April 7, 2015
Lynn Sydell, 54, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Todd; sons Tony, Bernie Jr. and Joel Domingo; daughters Lori-Jane Chaplin, Crystal-Lynn Domingo and Amberlynn-Rose Mizuuchi; parents Andres and Elise Lista; brothers Alan, Dean and Andy Lista, and Zachary Lagmay; sisters Annabelle Ignacio, Leilani Lista, Jennifer Lagmay and Winnie Quiton; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m.

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Esme Yun-Yun Chu

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

March 12, 2015
Esme Yun-Yun Chu, 90, of Honolulu, a retired state social science researcher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Shanghai. Private services. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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Roy Digma

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

March 25, 2015
Roy Digma, 56, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brother Auther and sister Lorna Pinol. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Paul Hayward Dill Jr.

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

March 7, 2015
Paul Hayward Dill Jr., 77, of Honolulu, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, died in Kailua. He was born in Baltimore. He is survived by sons Paul III and Steven, and two grandchildren. Committal services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Robert W. Franco

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

April 22, 2015
Robert W. Franco, 72, of Wahiawa, a retiree from the automotive industry and a National Guard veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Soledad, Calif. He is survived by wife Barbara T.; daughter Bobbi R. Bueno; stepsons Bryan Courtney and Jon Christie; stepdaughters Christine Caringer, Connie Chastain, Cheryl Fortes and Dina Ray; brother Raymond Vasquez; 21 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sharon Sanae Fujita

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April 10, 2015
Sharon Sanae Fujita, 69, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education payroll department clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Fumiko, brother Jay and sister Aileen You. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Andrew Daniel Garcia

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

April 22, 2015
Andrew Daniel Garcia, 77, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired state Harbors Division maritime police officer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. He is survived by wife Barbara O.; sons Jon Sr., Patrick and Sheldon; daughters Brenda Gusman and Christine Garcia; brothers Richard Ebinger and Stanford Garcia; sisters Loretta Kupihea and Julie Garcia; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Old Koloa Church. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.

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Philip Ha Shik Jhun

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

April 3, 2015
Philip Ha Shik Jhun, 78, of Honolulu, a Japan Tourist Bureau Touring Co. tour bus driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hamkyongnamdo, North Korea. He is survived by wife Youngsoon; sons Grant and Franklin; brothers Ha Yun and Ha Sul; sisters Mun Ja, Kum Sook and In Sook; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Pius X, 2821 Lowrey Ave., Manoa. Eulogy: 10:45 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Lorenzo Pumaras Layugan Sr.

Posted On April 29th, 2015 -

March 21, 2015
Lorenzo Pumaras Layugan Sr., 69, of Aiea died in Aiea. He was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Magdalena; son Lorenzo Jr.; daughters Lovelle Layugan-Flores, Lorivelle Badua and Leonida Agasid; brothers Toribio, Pedro, Rodolfo and Dionicio; sisters Helen Sampiano and Delia Pascua; and eight 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 the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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James Hisato Hori

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 21, 2015
James Hisato Hori, 89, of Waimea, Kauai, a medical technician at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital and an Air Force veteran, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Michiyo, sons Ainsley and Allen, daughter Heidi, brother Masato “Mac,” sister Harriet H. Inouye, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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George Shunzo Okimoto

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 13, 2015
George Shunzo Okimoto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired health plan manager for Kaiser Permanente, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gordon, Randall and Noel; daughters Sherry DeVriend and Michelle and Carmen Okimoto; brothers Henry and Harold; sister Alice Yamamoto; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Peter Chau Hong Hung

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 14, 2015
Peter Chau Hong Hung, 76, of Honolulu, a real estate agent, died. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Ruby; son Mark; daughter Lucianna; brother Benjamin; sisters Pansy Chun, Annie Ferguson and Anna Au; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.

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Wanda Marie Orenick

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

March 22, 2015
Wanda Marie Orenick, 92, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Scranton, Pa. She is survived by daughter Anne Marie Childers, son John, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

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Bernice Matsuno Kajiki Inouye

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 3, 2015
Bernice Matsuno Kajiki Inouye, 87, of Honolulu, a UCLA Medical Center retiree, died in Hawaii Kai. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Mary S. Monden and Beatrice F. Shinjo. Private services.

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Genevieve Ramaila

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 20, 2015
Genevieve Ramaila, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by husband William P.; sons William Jr., Charles, Lawrence, Mathew and John; daughters Barbera Hughes and Elizabeth Ramos; and 24 grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Alma Yoshimi Ishibashi

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 19, 2015
Alma Yoshimi Ishibashi, also known as Shizue Kawasaki, 90, of Kaneohe, formerly of Lanai City, a retired secretary, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by son Ian I., daughter Nani Morita-Dart, brother Tadashi Kawasaki, sister Midori M. Tanaka and three grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Pali View Baptist Church. Services: 2 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. May 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Reginald Ranaldo Ramos Sr.

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 30, 2015
Reginald Ranaldo Ramos Sr., 71, of Waianae, a retiree of S.C. Pacific Construction and S&M Sakamoto, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by wife Karen; sons Reginald Jr., Raymond, Timothy and Brandon Ramos, and Conway Marks; daughters Regina Hauoli, Leonora Majid, Genevieve Sanders and Carrie Ann Marks; mother Lydia Walker; two brothers; three sisters; 24 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa. Updated information for an obituary published Feb. 8.

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Patricia Ann Iwamoto

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 20, 2015
Patricia Ann “Patsy” Iwamoto, 72, of Hilo, a retired Bank of Hawaii bank teller, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Grayson and Marc Agpawa Sr., daughter Raelynne Newpher, mother Beatrice Hocson, brothers Harold Hocson and Robert Leach, sisters Leona Hocson and Dolores Mattos, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Christian Fellowship Church. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Casual attire. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Lydia K. Reyes-Ramirez

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 21, 2015
Lydia K. Reyes-Ramirez, 45, of Kailua-Kona, an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jorge, sons Vincent and Elijah Miller, daughters Iona and Latasha Sellers, brother Kalae Kanehailua, sister Virginia Sellers and four grandchildren. Visitation and services: noon Friday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gabriel Joaquin III

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 18, 2015
Gabriel “Boy” Joaquin III, 64, of Waimanalo, a dairyman for Foremost and Meadow Gold Dairies in Waimanalo, and a Royal Hawaiian Movers truck driver, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dolores, daughters Celeste Kahunahana and Brandie Wilson, mother Leilani, brother John and four grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahu mortuary.com.

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Lottie Saul

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

March 17, 2015
Lottie Saul, 98, of Hauula died in Hauula. She was born in New Jersey. She is survived by sons David N. and Arthur D. Private services.

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Sarah Jane Johnson

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 16, 2015
Sarah Jane Johnson, 82, of Mililani died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Mobile, Ala. She is survived by son Peter, daughter Barbara MacDonald and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Donna Jean Thomas-Haupt

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 23, 2015
Donna Jean Thomas-Haupt, 81, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Torrance, Calif. She is survived by son Ron Phillips and sister Dorothy Ralstab. No services. Condolences: homelanimemorial park.com.

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Johnny Kamahele

Posted On April 28th, 2015 -

April 23, 2015
Johnny Kamahele, 79, of Hilo, a retired Army command sergeant major and a corrections officer at Kulani Correctional Center, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Donna C., Anita and Marina Kamahele, and Gabrielle Rhind; and five grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark. com.

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