Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Kenneth “Buddy” Robertson

Posted On April 28th, 2017 -

68, of Buena Park, California passed away on August 6, 2017 of natural causes. Born in California, he served in the US Army and retired after many years of service with the County of Orange. He is survived by his Brother Tyrone Freitas, nieces Toni Freitas, Terri DaSilva and Tanya Cooper. Services to be held at Punchbowl Cemetery on May 5, 2017 at 2 pm. Casual attire.

Ella Mala Deanna Gomes

Posted On April 28th, 2017 -

Ella Mala Deanna Gomes Age 78, peacefully passed away surrounded by family on April 9, 2017 at Castle Hospital. She was born on Jan. 24, 1939 at Kapiolani Maternity Hospital, Honolulu, T.H. She retired from Kailua's Holiday Mart where she made many lifelong friends. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, William Gomes; Son, Dean Gomes (Jina), daughters, Zandra Boskie and Jeannine Billand. Grandsons, Dominic, Sean and Dean Jr. Her brothers Eugene (Sonny) Paiva, Albert (Buddy) Paiva (Yvonne) Alexander Paiva (deceased) and George Paiva (Cheryl), sister Irene Faust of Alaska. Visitation on May 1 and service at Mililani Mortuary 20 S. Kukui St. Hono, 9:00 family, 9:30 public. Service 10:30. Burial at Mililani Park Cemetery on Mililani Cemetery Rd.

Wilfred “Winky” Bonoan Madamba

Posted On April 28th, 2017 -

Age 70, of Honolulu, passed away March 21, 2017. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on January 12, 1947, and was a retired warehouse and transportation supervisor for NEX (Navy Exchange). He is survived by wife, Milagros Albano Madamba, and daughter, Fayemarie. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday, 5/05/2017, at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; wake service 7:00 p.m. Additional visitation 9:00-10:15 a.m. Saturday, 5/06/2017, at St. John the Baptist Church- Kalihi; Mass 10:15 a.m. with burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park at 12:00 p.m. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Shirley Lehua Camara

Posted On April 28th, 2017 -

Shirley Lehua CamaraAge 81, of Kaalaea, died in Makaha on Sunday, April 2, 2017. She was born in Honolulu on 1/23/1936. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7:00 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

LUCY PRINEA ABRAZADO

Posted On April 28th, 2017 -

Age 90, of Kapolei, HI, passed away April 5, 2017 in Kapolei. She was born April 5, 1927 in Honolulu. She retired as Housekeeping Supervisor at the Hawaiian Regent Hotel, Waikiki, and was a member of the American Federation of Labor - Hotel & Restaurant Workers Union. She is survived by sons, Lorenzo G. (Aileen) Abrazado, Jr., Melchor (Paula) Abrazado, Herman (JoAnn) Abrazado, Stanley Abrazado, Francis Alonzo (Cheryl) Abrazado; daughters, Shawn Ocampo, Lucy Ann (Harold) Kida, 9 grand- children, 8 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren; she is preceded in death by husband, Lorenzo G. Abrazado, Sr. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (May 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Prayer service 6:30 p.m. Burial 11:00 a.m., Wednesday (May 3) at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kaneohe.

Melanie Ululani Naki

Posted On April 28th, 2017 -

Melanie Ululani NakiAge 41, of Kaneohe, passed away April 10, 2017. She was born in Kailua, Hawaii Sept. 12, 1975, and was a baker for Don Quijote. Survived by father, Douglas Kekoa; sisters, Rhonda, Amber and Kimberly Naki; grandfather, William Naki; nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wed. 5/03 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Second visitation 9-10:15 a.m. Thurs. 5/04 at the mortuary; service 10:15 a.m. Burial 12 noon at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Haruko Yamauchi

Posted On April 28th, 2017 -

98 of Honolulu, passed away on March 31, 2017. She was born in Piihonua and grew up in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She retired as a forelady for California Packing Corporation. She was predeceased by son, Paul. She is survived by daughter Margaret, 2 sons, Arthur, and Herman; sister Masako Kimoto, 4 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. Visitation: 5:00 pm on Friday May 5, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services will be held at 6:00 pm. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

LUSIA AANO MEAGHER

Posted On April 28th, 2017 -

LUSIA AANO MEAGHER84, of Pearl City, a retired Hickam Commissary store worker, passed away on April 14, 2017 in Pearl City. Born in Nuuuli, American Samoa. She is survived by her son, Matauaina "Mack" Meagher; daughters, Fia (Eddie) Lau and Lusia "Rina" Simpson; grandchildren, John Sullivan, Patrick (Jennifer) Sullivan, William Simpson, Kalae Meagher, Aloanu Meagher and Mack Joseph Meagher (Deceased); great grandchildren, Noah and Brady Sullivan. Visitation will be from 9:00am, Wednesday May 3, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, East Chapel. Service begins at 10:00am. Inurnment to follow at 2:00pm at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Kongo Kimura

Posted On April 28th, 2017 -

97, passed away peacefully at Islands Hospice Palolo home on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. He was born on July 21, 1919 in Kona, where he grew up and graduated from Konawaena High School. After graduating from the University of Hawaii, he married Sueko Hokada and moved to Pahoa on the Big Island to start teaching agriculture at Pahoa High & Elementary School. He built his family home and grew many fruits and flowers on his acreage. He retired from teaching after 32 years at the same school and became a tour bus driver for another 30 years. He loved to sing to his Japanese tourists. He also loved playing golf. His beloved wife, Sue passed on last year and he missed her dearly. Kongo is survived by daughter, Laraine Yasui, son, Bruce Kimura, daughter, Christine Kimura, 6 grandchildren, Yvette (Erik Aronesty) Yasui, Ryan (Kara) Yasui, Claudine (Gordon Yoshiki) Kimura, Kazu (Audrey) Hernandez, Desmonne (Brian) Bennett, Kimberly Borges-Ono and 11 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter Karen Kimura (Michael Hillis). Celebration of Life service will be held at Borthwick Mortuary at 1330 Maunakea St. Honolulu on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Visitation at 4 pm. Service at 5:00 pm followed by refreshments. Parking entrance on Kukui St. No flowers, casual attire.

LILY SACHIKO (MATSUMOTO) SHIGEZAWA

Posted On April 28th, 2017 -

LILY SACHIKO (MATSUMOTO) SHIGEZAWALily Sachiko (Matsumoto) Shigezawa, 86, of Honolulu died from pneumonia on March 14, 2017 at Queen's Hospital. She graduated from McKinley High School and the University of Hawaii. One of her first jobs was at the Richards St. YWCA where she met many of her life-long friends. Lily worked for the State Department of Health for almost 30 years, and retired as a data analyst for the Health Information Systems Office in 1994. After retiring she was a volunteer tutor at Wailupe Valley Elementary and obtained her black belt in Karate. Until her death Lily was busy working in her daughter's medical office, practicing Japanese Calligraphy, and working out at the gym. Lily was an avid golfer and member of BESCO Dept. of Health Golf Club and SC Retiree's/ HGEA Retiree's Golf Club #2. She is survived by daughter Allison Shigezawa (Richard Podolny), grandchildren Mikio, Kai, and Maya VanDrunen, and sister Hilda (Tony) Miyasaka. She was preceded in death by daughter Pamela Shigezawa and sister Ruth (Thomas) Yamabe. Lily requested no funeral services.

Henry “Pat” Cobb-Adams III

Posted On April 27th, 2017 -

Henry "Pat" Cobb-Adams III of Anahola, passed away on March 25, 2017 at the age of 90. Born on October 31, 1926, Pat is preceded in death by his parents Henry Cobb-Adams Jr. and Dorothea Cobb-Adams; sister Mary Louise Dunn; brothers John Cobb-Adams and Arthur McNicoll; and grandson Morgan Vice. He is survived by his wife Leilani; sons Patrick, Shane, and Erin; daughters Diane and Bonnie; 8 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; sisters Emily Brandl and Dorothea "Tiny" Nary. Services will be held on O'ahu on Saturday April 29th, 2017 at the Kamehameha Schools Chapel with Visitation at 9:00 am, and service to follow at 10:00 am. Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Mortuary on Kaua'i.

John Frederick Kim

Posted On April 27th, 2017 -

95, of Honolulu, passed away February 24, 2017. Born in Huelo, Maui. Survived by sons, Ronald (Vivian) Kim, Rodney (Denise) Kim; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Walter Kim. Private service held. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

DR. RAYMOND J.C. WONG, M.D.

Posted On April 27th, 2017 -

DR. RAYMOND J.C. WONG, M.D.Dr. Raymond J.C. Wong, M.D. passed on to his next life on March 7, 2017. He was 82 years old. Dr. Wong was born on September 18, 1934 in Honolulu to Joseph and Marion (Chow) Wong. He graduated from Maryknoll High School in 1953 and from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska in 1960. He then went on to do his internship and residency in pediatrics in New York where he met and married Geraldine (Gregory) Wong, his wife of fifty-five years. His contributions to child healthcare and welfare are numerous, beginning in 1963 with his published research on the Maltreatment Syndrome in Children which helped strengthen our country's child abuse laws. He also helped to improve maternal child healthcare among Native Americans while serving in the United States Public Health Service, Bureau of Indian Health. In 1965, he returned to Hawaii and began his private practice as a Specialist in Pediatric Medicine primarily serving Central and Leeward Oahu. His career lasted forty-six years. He touched the lives of thousands throughout the years with his many contributions to children's healthcare, his involvement in community organizations and his dedication to the preservation of the private practice of medical care. He is survived by his wife Geraldine, two daughters, Marion Wong and Dorothy Wong (Jeffrey Herring), three sons, Raymond Wong (Shandolyn Joyner-Wong), Michael Wong and Brian Wong, three Grandchildren, Daniel Seyler, Russell Joseph Joyner-Wong and Joelle Victoria Joyner-Wong and his Great Grandchild, Cadie Seyler and numerous family members and friends. He was a 1953 graduate of Maryknoll High School where the Raymond J.C. Wong, M.D. Scholarship Fund has been created. It will be awarded yearly to a student who is interested in entering any of the healthcare or human service professions. Donations can be sent in his name to: The Foundation for Maryknoll School 1526 Alexander Street Honolulu, Hi. 96822 Private services will be held at a later date.

Marcelino Junior Soriano

Posted On April 27th, 2017 -

"JR" , 61, of Aiea, Hawaii passed away April 20, 2017 at Ann Pearl Kaneohe, HI. He was born May 12, 1955 in Tamuning, Guam. He is survived by wife, Renee K. Makahi; sons, Brendan L. (Estela) Makahi & Zachariah K. Soriano; daughter, Sasha K. (Christian) Socito; brothers, James W. (Patricia) Crisostomo, Ricardo Soriano & Dennis A. Soriano; sisters, Annie (Roland) Gutierrez, Arlene (Jose) Peredo, and Marsha (Reck) Arriola; grandchildrens, Kaiah J. Makahi, Kelan A. Makahi, Christian CJ P. Socito, and Keolalani K. Socito. Services: Saturday, April 29, 2017 Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 98-530 Kaahele Street Aiea, HI 96701. Visitation: 6 pm - 7 pm Service: 7 pm Aloha Attire Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

HARUMI MASUKAWA

Posted On April 26th, 2017 -

88, of Kekaha, Kauai, passed away in Honolulu. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. Survived by her son, David Masukawa; daughters, Jan Masukawa and Kay Lum; four grandchildren; brother, Masaru Kimura. Private service held. No Koden Envelopes. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

BETTY UMEYO SAITO HO

Posted On April 26th, 2017 -

Age 92 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away on March 21, 2017. She was born in Ko'olauloa, Waimea Valley, Hawaii on June 27, 1924 and is survived by her husband of 67 years, Philip T.S. Ho; children Hannah Mae, Harrison, Heather; and sister Nancy Miyashiro of San Francisco. A memorial service will be held on April 30, 2017; Visitation at 10:30 am, Services at 11:30 am, Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel, Honolulu, Hawaii. In lieu of flowers, a remembrance may be made to Punahou School in Memory of Betty U. Ho.

James Tamotsu “Yama” Yamashiro

Posted On April 26th, 2017 -

66, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and retired pipefitter for the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, passed away on April 7, 2017 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers, Tsuneo, Roy and Harold (Hannah Kim); sisters, Helen (Richard) Whitehead, Eleanor Husnick and Gladys Yamashiro; and by nieces and nephews. Visitation is at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service is at 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Edwin Batulan Tabangay

Posted On April 26th, 2017 -

Edwin Batulan TabangayOn April 17, 2017, Edwin Batulan Tabangay passed away at the age of 66 years in Aiea. He is preceded in death by his parents Catalina and Pedro Tabangay. Edwin leaves a legacy of hard work as a Construction Estimator. His most recent employment was with Talion Construction. Edwin will be remembered as a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. Edwin is survived by his wife Diane and daughters Jennifer (Bennett) Villanueva of Las Vegas, Jodie (Trevis) Nishioka of Las Vegas, and Jaimee Tabangay, and five grandchildren, Jazerick, Alexis, Noah, Jenesis, and Bryn. Edwin is also survived by brothers Sosimo Tabieros, Sr. and Charles (Heather) Tabangay of Washington; sisters Leticia Simbach of Georgia, Florence Madsen, Adeline Torres, and Freely (Steve) Mickus of California; many nieces and nephews; and his golf buddies. Service to celebrate Edwin's life will be held at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel on Tuesday, May 2. Visitation at 5:30-6:30 PM; Service at 6:30 PM.

Burton Nobuo Oshiro

Posted On April 26th, 2017 -

72, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away on March 16, 2017 at Islands Hospice Home. Born in Honolulu, he was the former Owner of Springs, Inc., and retired as a Sales Representative for Redline Automotive. He is survived by his wife, Linda; sons: Troy (Joanna) and Brant; daughter Tracie and granddaughter Haylee; brothers: Lloyd, Rodney and Clyde. Preceeded in death by sister Lorraine Yamada. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Service: 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Casual attire. No Flowers. Arrangements Provided By: MILILANI MEMORIAL PARK.

Amy E. Takasato

Posted On April 25th, 2017 -

Amy E. TakasatoAmy E. Takasato, 76, of Waipahu passed away on March 18, 2017. She left a loving legacy and is survived by husband, John Y. Takasato; daughter Cheryl (Russell) Hirata; son Darrell (Marsha) Takasato; son Dean (Shelley) Takasato; daughter Julia (Damian) Mew; 9 grand- children; and sister Mildred Kwak. Private services held.

Adam Makaio King

Posted On April 25th, 2017 -

Adam Makaio KingBorn February 11, 1972. Passed on February 4, 2017. Age 44. Born in Makawao, Maui, Highly skilled surfer, fisherman, and waterman, filmed at Backdoor Pipe, in Hawaii 90 surf shows. Free spirited individual, always happy, positive force, direct and truthful, known for his work ethic and ability to make others laugh. Adam lived with a constant and giant smile, and bigger than life personality! Attended Radford High school in Hawaii after attending High school in North Olmstead, Ohio. Survived by Mother Margaret King, Father Chris Ekenberg, Former wife Jane King, Children Autumn, Sarah, and Elijah King. Celebration ceremony to be held at Pipeline beach, May 13th, 2017, at 4pm, casual attire

Manuel Adora “Maneng” Abero

Posted On April 25th, 2017 -

Age 103, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away 4/02/2017. He was born on 1/05/1914 in Abra, Luzon, Philippines and was a retired Pearl Harbor sandblaster. Survived by sons, Melvin (Denise), Clifford (Brenda), Gilbert (Alana) Abero; daughters, Michelle (Gary) Quisano, Charlene (Glen) Alvarez; stepson, Ben (Lori) Pias; daughter- in-law, Lucia Abero; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30-9:00 p.m. Tuesday, 5/02/2017, at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; wake service 6:30 p.m. Second visitation from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the mortuary on Wednesday 5/03/2017; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

John Lobetos

Posted On April 25th, 2017 -

78, of Waipahu, Hawaii passed away March 22, 2017 in Ewa Beach, HI. He was born May 15, 1938 in Ewa, HI. He is survived by Wife, Ermilina "Erma Bio". Services: Thursday, April 27, 2017 Location: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary Visitation: 5:30 pm Wake Service: 6:30 pm. 2nd day Service: Friday, April 28, 2017 Location: St. Joseph Church - Waipahu Visitation: 11:00 am Mass: 12:00 pm. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery Time: 2:00 pm. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

GEORGE T. OKITA, Ph.D

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

95, of Mililani, Hawaii died on Wednesday March 29, 2017. He was born in Seattle, Washington on January 18, 1922; a professor emeritus at Northwestern Medical School; veteran armed services. He is survived by wife, Fujiko; sons, Ron and Glenn (Li Nah); grandsons, Andy and Greg; sister, Jane Bailey. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

TEODORICO CABANES CABREROS, JR., “TEDDY BOY”

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

TEODORICO CABANES CABREROS, JR., TEDDY BOY 57, of Waianae, passed away in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by brothers, Raymond Kaluhimoku, Greg DelaCerna and Leslie Cabreros; sisters, Zarita Cabreros, Sharon DelaCerna, Vanny Quichocho, Benita Maganis and Mama Lily Domen. Visitation will be from 10am Saturday April 29, 2017 at United Methodist Church at 85-671 Farrington Hwy, Waianae 96792. Service begins at 11am. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Daniel H. Aoyagi

Posted On April 24th, 2017 -

94, of Kailua, a retired auditor for the Department of Taxation, passed away on April 11, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Chiyoko; sons, Bryan (Denise) and Nathan (Carolyn); sister, Ethel McKillop; 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. on Monday (May 1) at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at 11:00 a.m. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Stephanie Lavern Canencia Onekea

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

64 years old, of Waipahu. Born on March 18, 1952 in Honolulu and grew up in Kalihi. She died on March 10, 2017 at Kaiser Hospital Moanalua.

Survived by her husband Joseph Onekea, children; Tanya Ganitoen (Martin), Taralynn Onekea, Joey Onekea, Jonathan “Kaipo” Onekea (Elisabeth), Tasha Bautista (Carlos), Tiare Onekea and Tiana Onekea, eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Services will be held on April 24 at 6:00pm, Mililani Cemetery, Mauka Chapel. Burial will be on April 25 at 8:30am at Mililiani Cemetery.

Yoshiaki Nakamura

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

Yoshiaki Nakamura, 84, of Honolulu, passed away on March 15, 2017. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and an Aloha Airlines aircraft mechanic retiree. He is survived by his wife, Stella (Yamanoha) Nakamura; daughters, Lynn (Wayland) Kam and Terry (Kevin) Green; brother, Masaaki (Lily) Nakamura; grandchildren, Michael Kam and Ciera-Joy (Lance) Ulmer. Private services held.

Toyoko Taba

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

89, of Honolulu, passed away on April 2, 2017 at Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers, Seijin, Seishin (Violet) and Kenneth Ganeku; sister, Joyce Kino; and by nieces and nephews. Private services held.

Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Helen Yukiko Noborikawa

Posted On April 23rd, 2017 -

90, of Honolulu, passed away on March 25, 2017. Born in North Kohala, HI, she was a retired State Department of Education educational assistant at Liholiho Elementary. Preceded in death by daughter, Susan Gingrich, she is survived by her husband, Curtis; son, Curtis (Lori) Jr.; daughter, Donna; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Daisy Kushino, Florence Jones and Judith Asamoto. Private services held.

Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY


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