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Robert Villamor Jr.

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 18, 2013
Robert Villamor Jr., 63, of Waipahu, a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by daughters Leilani Villamor and Amber Villamor-Barrett; stepdaughter Leeanne Bennet-Jeremiah; brother Shawn; sisters Prudence McKinney, Lulu De La Rosa, Tina Rhodes and Gina Roebuck; a grandchild; and three stepgrandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Online condolences: leeward-funeralhome.com.

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Josephine Lilinoe Flores

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Josephine Lilinoe “Jo-Jo” Flores, 94, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Harold “K” Paiva, Edward S. “Kaipo” Flores and George Flores Jr.; daughters Myra “Kanoe” Paiva, Juliette Bryan, Theone Kanuha, Tiana “Noe” Enfield and Josephine “Keoki” Flores; sister Myra Kaliipio; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Donald Kalaniopuu Yamada

Posted On December 22nd, 2013 -

Dec. 5, 2013
Donald Kalaniopuu Yamada, 82, of Hilo, retired president of Yamada and Sons, died at home. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Robert M., Kelly L., Weston K., Curtis A. and Garry L.; daughter Donna K. Miller; brother Ronald; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Mitsue Heatherly

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 8, 2013
Mitsue “Michiko” Heatherly, 78, of Mililani died in Honolulu. She was born in Sasebo, Japan. She is survived by husband Charles D.; daughters Donna Heatherly and Tracy Heatherly-Tangunan; brother Masaru Sonoda; sisters Yoshiko and Tsugiko Sonoda, and Yoko Urakawa; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Gordon Alan Ilae Sr.

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Gordon Alan Ilae Sr., 68, of Waimanalo, a Precision Motor Rebuilders auto mechanic, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gordon Jr., George and John; daughter Michele; brother Anson “Slim”; sisters Ululani “Ulu,” Ilona and Sandy; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Friday at Kailua Beach Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Doris Elizabeth Jacobson

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 18, 2013
Doris Elizabeth Jacobson, 90, of Waipahu, a retired florist, died in Waipahu. She was born in Earl-ville, Ill. She is survived by daughters Carol Jacobson and Suzanne Reyes, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Kevin Darryl Kenui Kasparovitch

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Kevin Darryl Kenui Kasparovitch, 59, of Keaau, Hawaii, owner and operator of Kenui Aloha Lei Greeters, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Keith and Cass, and sister Cathy Arnold. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 28 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Mass: 10 a.m. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Jan. 11, 2015 at Oahu Cemetery. Family requests lei to be worn in honor of Kevin.

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Pui Leung Lau

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Pui Leung Lau, 70, of Honolulu, a former Outrigger Hotel housekeeper, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife Yue Yan; son Tony; daughters Judy Nishimura and Amy Lau; brothers Yue, Pui Yun and Danny Lau; and sisters Pui Chan Lee and McTina Lau. Visitation and Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

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Ruby Loo Look

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Nov. 28, 2013
Ruby Loo Look, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Moana Hotel waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Leonard Y.H. and Lester Y.K., daughter Gail H., sister Sylvia Lee and three grandchildren. Visitation and Taoist services: noon Dec. 28 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Eulogy: 1:20 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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Paul Edward Martin

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 10, 2013
Paul Edward Martin, 51, of Hilo and Kona, Hawaii, formerly of Oahu, Kauai and Molokai, a furniture refinisher, real estate investor and entrepreneur, died. He was born in Van Nuys, Calif. He is survived by wife Gina Nozoe Martin; son Paul; daughter Summer; brothers Richard, Bill and Ben; and sisters Mary Yannell, Rita Forseca and Laura Martin. Kona and Oahu services to be held in January. Call Gina at 494-1614 for information.

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Clarence Kenjiro Okamura

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 19, 2013
Clarence Kenjiro Okamura, 78, of Kailua, a retired administrative services officer for the state Department of Transportation Harbors Division and an Army veteran, died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Marie; daughters Anne Hong, Sara Okamura and Karen Yamada; brother George; and sister Clara Kam. No services. Donations suggested to any charitable organization.

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John Lang Remke Jr.

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 16, 2013
John Lang Remke Jr., 56, of Kailua-Kona, owner of Kona Kwik Lube, died. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by wife Coleen, daughters Morgan and Helen, brother Andy and sisters Leslie Rennie-Hill, Nancy Manafort, and Priscilla, Stacy and Sara Remke. Private services.

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Takeyo Saito

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 11, 2013
Takeyo Saito, 81, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government medical technologist at Tripler Army Medical Center, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by nephew Kelly O. Shimada and numerous aunts and cousins. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu, 45-550 Kionaole Road, Kaneohe. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Judith Marie Slaughter

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
The Rev. Judith Marie Slaughter, 65, of Pukalani, Maui, pastor and teacher at Makawao Union Church, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Indianapolis. She is survived by husband Jay, daughter Jennifer, sister Jan and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 28 at Makawao Union Church. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Sagaia Aveao Tago

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 1, 2013
Sagaia Aveao Tago, 65, of San Francisco died in San Francisco. She was born in Amanave, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Matthew and Mark, daughter Stephany Konohia, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Noreen Querovin Bautista

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Noreen Querovin Bautista, 56, of Lihue, an administrative officer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sister Nelly. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Janet Kim Yoon

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Janet Kim Yoon, 89, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons LaScott and Dugan; daughters Kimberlee Wong, Sohnalee Lam and Laurie Yoon Baker; brother Richard Kim; and five grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Alfonso Pascua Cadiz

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Nov. 22, 2013
Alfonso Pascua Cadiz, 72, of Waipahu, a retired yard maintenance worker, died in Waipahu. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Artemia; daughter Debbie Cadiz-Hermano; stepmother Gloria; brothers Elpidio Santos, and Rudolfo and James Cadiz; sisters Dolores Malla, Teresita Erese and Glenda Agcaoili; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church,Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Earl Marshall Chapman

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 14, 2013
Earl Marshall Chapman, 88, of Hono- lulu, a retired businessman, a board of directors member for Mediation Center of the Pacific and Epic ‘Ohana Conferencing, and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Lee Alden Johnson, sons Albert and Stepan, daughter Nancy Arseneault, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held in February. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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David Dougan

Posted On December 21st, 2013 -

Dec. 19, 2013
David Dougan, 73, of Honolulu, a computer security specialist for the federal government and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in West Virginia. He is survived by son Kani, daughter Malia, brother Doug, sisters Diane Guittron and Dee Kilmer, and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

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Herbert E. Markle Jr.

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Herbert E. “Buddy” Markle Jr., 81, of Waipahu, a retiree of the Army National Guard and the state Harbor Police, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Charles B., James E.P., Timothy W., David G., Antonio D. and Issac M.; daughters Mariquita L. Arambula, Dolores R. Musquez and Melissa A. Lanier; brother Glenn W.; sisters Audrey H. Shimabukuro and Iris B. Poepoe; 23 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Faye Allison Massey

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 12, 2013
Faye Allison Massey, 75, of Kahului, a paralegal, an escrow officer and an artist, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Virginia. She is survived by sonWade Harada; daughters Susan Z. Schweiner, Tara Z. Denham and Stefany H. Veiga; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Contact Stefany at 443-540-8499 for service and donation information. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Mary Jo Murray

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 16, 2013
Mary Jo Murray, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Mid-Pacific Institute teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by daughter Lisa Murray-Smith and two grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Central Union Church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Daniel Koyei Oshiro

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 9, 2013
Daniel Koyei “Danny” Oshiro, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Corp. crane operator and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Glenn K., daughters Marilyn M. Sue and Naomi Oshiro, sister Grace M. Ueunten, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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William R. Perreira

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
William R. Perreira, also known as “Bill” and “Richael,” 77, of Honolulu, owner of W & H Masonry Inc. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Taeko, son James W., daughter Jill L. Santos and three grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.

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Noel Arcadio Andaya

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 3, 2013
Noel Arcadio Andaya, 49, of Lihue, a bus driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Brysen K., daughter Tehane N. Curammeng-Andaya, parents Ernest and Mining, brothers Rafael and Dennis, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Koloa Missionary Church. Services: 10:30 a.m.

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Ry-Lee Sele-Pang

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 27, 2013
Ry-Lee Sele-Pang, 1, of Hilo died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Tyaony Luis-Kahalioumi and Lolilo Sele-Pang; sister Ty-Lee Cadaoas; and grandparents Kristen and Tara Kahalioumi, and Luella Pang. Services: noon Sunday at Wailoa State Park, Pavilion 3.

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Yvonne Marie Aranda

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Yvonne Marie Aranda, 74, of Waipahu, a Bank of Hawaii retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Rosalino “Buffo,” brother Cecil Santos Jr. and sister Leilani E. Teruya. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Charlene M. Santiago

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 19, 2013
Charlene M. Santiago, 70, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Rodney A., son Nio “Teto” Lealao, daughters Carole A. and Mary A., brothers Ronald F. Davin and James Alcover, sister Marilyn Langsi and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11 a.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Constantina Butac Balanay

Posted On December 20th, 2013 -

Nov. 30, 2013
Constantina Butac “Ostang” Balanay, 89, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Andres, Rudy, Jaime, Rey and Jeoffrey; daughters Leonida Balanay, Adelia Butac, Lucena Raquel, Belen Udani, Aling Compton and Nerlita Bachman; 26 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 28 at Valley of the Temples chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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