Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

RANDOLPH K. CHING “BRADDAH BUTCH”

Posted On October 25th, 2014 -

RANDOLPH K. CHING BRADDAH BUTCH Age 56, of Ka'alaea Oahu passed away on September 28, 2014. He was born on March 6, 1958 and lived in Kapaa, Kauai for the past 36 years. It is where he called home. He worked at Olympic Cafe in Kapaa as a kitchen helper and was also a member of Friendship House. He is survived by sister Joanne (Josie) M. (Joseph) Agres; and Nephew Coby K. Agres, many cousins and friends who loved him. Visitation Friday October 31, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services 9:30am - 10:30am. Burial to follow 11:00am at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. A Special Thank you to Dave Jordan, the Staff and Members of Friendship House for your unconditional Love, Support and Guidance for Randy. Casual Attire.

ESETA SATARAKA

Posted On October 24th, 2014 -

ESETA SATARAKA Age 76, of Pearl City, passed away October 14, 2014 in Honolulu. Born April 12, 1938 in Moata'a, Samoa. Retired from Calvary Christian School as a Pre-School Teacher. She also served as a Pastor's wife for more than 30 years. She is survived by sons, Fiafia Sataraka, Saualegogo (Erolina) Sataraka, Sofi (Selu) Sataraka, Robert (Kimberly) Sataraka, Enele Sataraka, Perefoti (Daicia) Ah San-Sataraka, Pelepesite (Lesa) Mika; daughters, Faafetai (Fareti) Filo, Atalina Duarte- Webster, Faauuga Sataraka; 23 grandchildren; 7 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday 10/30 at "Ole Lerusalema Fou" Samoan Congregational Christian Church, 616 North School St. Honolulu, Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire.

HELEN S. TANONAKA HASHIMOTO

Posted On October 24th, 2014 -

$nameHELEN S. TANONAKA HASHIMOTO Helen S. Tanonaka Hashimoto, beloved wife, mother and friend, died October 19, 2014, after a long illness. She passed peacefully in her home with her family, as she had wished. Helen was born October 30, 1933, in Honolulu, where she grew up and graduated from Roosevelt High School. After attending the University of Hawaii, she moved to San Francisco and married Richard Hashimoto, also of Honolulu. Together, they would raise three children, and their work lives would take them from San Francisco to Sacramento and San Mateo, Calif., and back to Honolulu, before they moved to Dallas in 1971. They were enthusiastic bowlers, and together enjoyed frequent trips to Shreveport to try their luck in the casinos. Prior to her twenty-five year career at the Army and Air Force Exchange Service in Dallas, where she made many long-time friends before retiring in 2005, Helen was as an avid tennis player at Kiest Park in Oak Cliff. She also enjoyed attending Neil Diamond concerts and Broadway shows and watching the Texas Rangers and Dallas Mavericks. In addition, Helen was a talented seamstress and cook, and she loved animals. She is survived by her husband, Richard Hashimoto of Dallas; her children and their loved ones, Michael Hashimoto and Jacquielynn Floyd of Flower Mound, Texas, Erin and Bill Hankins of Fulton, Md., and Kathleen Hashimoto and Hans Kwiotek of San Francisco; a brother, James Tanonaka of Lahaina, Maui; a sister, Doris Shiraishi of Honolulu; and another brother and his wife, Derrick and Sun Cha Tanonaka of Honolulu. There will be no services, and the family thanks her many friends and former co-workers for their kind thoughts and warm condolences.

HELEN M. SEGAWA

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

HELEN M. SEGAWA Age 94, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away September 28, 2014 in Wahiawa. Born January 3, 1920 in Waialua, HI. She is survived by sons, Kahu Kenneth (Kendra) Segawa, Ricky M. Segawa, Wesley M. Segawa; daughter, Lorraine (Melvin) Nakata; sister, Dorothy A. Shigeoka; 7 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren. Private Services Held.

VICTORIA COMPEHOS NAVAJA

Posted On October 23rd, 2014 -

VICTORIA COMPEHOS NAVAJA Age 72, of Waianae, HI, passed away October 10, 2014 in Waianae. Born September 3, 1942 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by spouse, Henry P. Navaja; sons, Howard (Alice) Navarro, Jr., Dominic D. Navarro, Jason P.T. (Andrea) Navarro; daughters, Nancy R.N. (Leanard) Castro, Cheryl A. (Tom) Cantrell, Trinidad M. (Wyatt) Renk; mother, Miguela Exzabe Cha; brothers, Pedro (Sheila) Compehos, Lawrence (Peggy) Compehos, Gabriel (Charmayne) Compehos, Anthony (Cindy) Compehos, Theodore (Laurie) Compehos; 19 grand- children; 17 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Oct. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 11:00 a.m., Wednesday (Oct. 29) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

JAMES YOSHINORI KAMEHIRO

Posted On October 22nd, 2014 -

$nameJAMES YOSHINORI KAMEHIRO Age 84, of Honolulu, passed away on October 8, 2014. Born in Kilauea, Kauai, he was a retired U.S. Customs Supervisor; and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War. Preceded in death by his wife, Natsuko and brother, Stanley (Betsy), he is survived by his son, Neil (Tiana) Kamehiro; daughters, Cathy Ann (Michael) Takamura and Tracey (Keoni Lindsey) Kamehiro; four grandchildren; brother, Norman (Lauretta) Kamehiro and sister, Edith (Taichi) Hashizume. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6:00 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

BERNARD “BERNIE” FABRAO

Posted On October 22nd, 2014 -

$nameBERNARD BERNIE FABRAO Age 92, of San Francisco, passed away October 11, 2014 in San Francisco. Born September 18, 1922 in Batanes, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Concepcion "Conchita" Fabrao; daughter, Rose Bernadette (John) Mugnani; brother, Dionicio "Duni" Fabrao; sister, Carmen "Carol-Maming" (Eddie) Fabrao- Balasbas. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 23) Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel, Funeral Service at 6:00 p.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. Friday (Oct. 24) Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

CAMILO “CAMING” DELOS SANTOS MEMBRERE

Posted On October 22nd, 2014 -

CAMILO CAMING DELOS SANTOS MEMBRERE Age 86, of Honolulu, passed away September 30, 2014 in Honolulu. Born July 18, 1928 in San Juan, San Manuel Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from Hawaiian Tuna Packers He is survived by wife, Celestina B. Membrere; sons, Benjamin (Marivic) Membrere, Ismael (Nelly) Membrere, Sr.; daughters, Tessie (Alfredo) Francisco, Marcela (Ernest) Sebastian, Juanita Membrere, Mila (Gerry) Cadiente; 21 grandchildren; 31 great�grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Monday 10/27 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Tuesday 10/28 at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St., Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:00 noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

DAMASO LADON OBENARIO

Posted On October 22nd, 2014 -

DAMASO LADON OBENARIO Age 101, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away September 21, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born December 10, 1912 in Balawang Panique, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Librada Estrella Baxa Obenario; son, Danny (Susan) Obenario; 3 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Oct 26) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Family Service 6:00 p.m., Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m Monday (Oct 27) at Immaculate Conception Church (92-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa Beach); Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

CHARLES MICHITO NAKAMURA, SR.

Posted On October 22nd, 2014 -

CHARLES MICHITO NAKAMURA, SR. Age 95, of Waialua, HI, passed away September 27, 2014 in Honolulu. Born July 6, 1919 in Waialua, HI. Supervisor, Waialua Sugar Company & member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 522nd Field Artillery Battalion Company B. He is survived by sons, Charles M. (Carol) Nakamura, Jr., John (Lori) Nakamura; daughters, Kathy (Morton) Migita, Margaret Nakamura, Ann (Ted) Endo; brother, Rev. Paul T. (Kiku) Nakamura; 6 grandchildren; 3 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Monday (Oct. 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

NONOHILANI KAUAHIKAUA LOPES

Posted On October 22nd, 2014 -

NONOHILANI KAUAHIKAUA LOPES Age 79, of Laupahoehoe, HI, passed away October 17, 2014 in Laupahoehoe. Born January 25, 1935 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by sons, Javan Kauahikaua, Kennard Hicks; daughters, Marianette "Girlie" Kauahikaua, Mary Speed, Lalita Simple, Noreen "Rena" Kauahikaua, Tricia Rosa, Trinda Freitas; brother, Kapelieli "Kapa" Kauahikaua; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:15 a.m. Friday (Oct 24) at the Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Funeral Service 9:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

FILOMENA “MENA” PADRON RAMELB

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

FILOMENA MENA PADRON RAMELB Age 78, of Waialua, HI, passed away September 28, 2014 in Wahiawa. Born July 9, 1936 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband, Andres Ramelb; son, Emmanuel "Manny" (Yolly) Ramelb; daughters, Elsa (Corazon) Cadiente, Ame Ramelb; brother, Victorio Padron; sisters, Maxima Honorato, Rufina Cadiente, Marissa Padron; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Saturday (Oct. 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

CRISTOBAL GONZALES RIVO

Posted On October 21st, 2014 -

CRISTOBAL GONZALES RIVO Age 75, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away October 13, 2014 in Honolulu. Born November 16, 1938 in Bonuan Boquig, Dagupan City, Philippines. He is survived by spouse, Honorata Rivo; sons, Cristobal "Jojo" (Rosana) Rivo, Jr., Eduardo (Geraldine) Rivo; daughters, Maria Lourdes Rivo (Junior) Dela Cruz, Mercedita Rivo (Suleyman) Keskinkilic, Dolores Rivo (Ernesto) Guiao, Criselda Rivo, Melquiadez Rivo; sister, Cresencia Magsano; 9 grandchildren; 1 great-grand- child. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Oct 25) at the Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

RUTH (UYEDA) PEREA

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

RuthRUTH (UYEDA) PEREA October 18, 2013 With Loving Memories Family and Friends

LENA SALAZAR TORCO

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

$nameLENA SALAZAR TORCO of Kaneohe, Oahu. October 14, 1939 - October 14, 2014 Survived by Ty & Bonnie McAfee-Torco, Terrence Kealii Torco and Travis Kala & Jodi Makiya-Torco. Grandchildren: Kaai & Kaaha McAfee-Torco and Noah, Parker & Kai Makiya-Torco. Aunt: Margaret Lancaster. Sisters: Bernie Ornellas & Anna Kennedy and sister- in-law Shirley Salazar. Life Celebration at St. Ann's Church in Kaneohe. Visitation: Friday, October 24, 2014, at 9:30am. Services: 11:30am. Burial: 1:00pm at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: Facebook Lena Salazar Torco.

ELIZABETH BRODERICK NAUMU

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

ELIZABETH BRODERICK NAUMU Elizabeth Broderick Naumu, 94 of Honolulu, passed away on October 5, 2014. She was born on May 20, 1920 in Roosevelt, Utah. She is survived by her brother, Heber Broderick (Mary Lou), and her son, Charles Vearl Naumu (Julia). She loved her granddaughters, Kaleilani Naumu Ohai (David) and Megan Hi'ileialoha Naumu Nakautoga (Tomasi). She also enjoyed being with her great-grand- children, Lauryn Kulu, Elijah, Kamalani, Sabian, Sonny, and Kamalu. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she held many callings and positions. Professionally, she worked as a secretary at Home Insurance and the Hawaii State Department of Health. A viewing will be held on Friday, November 7 between 6:00 and 8:00 PM at the L. D. S. Halawa Heights Chapel. A graveside service and burial will held on Saturday, November 8 at 10:00 AM at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. The dress is aloha or causal.

DARRIN K. YAMAMOTO

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

Untitled-1DARRIN K. YAMAMOTO Darrin K. Yamamoto, Age 48, of Ewa Beach, passed away on September 20, 2014 at Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu and was the Produce Manager at Times Supermarket (Beretania). He is survived by his long time companion, Valerie Chun; parents, Kenneth K. and Betsy T. of Kapahulu.; brothers Darryl (Michelle), Lance (Jacqueline) and Aren. Nephews, Mikey Navong and Ryan. Nieces, Alyssa and Nikki. Visitation from 3:30 p.m. on Friday, October 24, 2014 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, service at 5 p.m. Inurnment at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

JEAN KAZUKO TESHIMA

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

JEAN KAZUKO TESHIMA Age 75, of Mililani, HI, passed away September 18, 2014 in Mililani. Born March 7, 1939 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by daughters, Lee Ann (Harris Donlin) Teshima, Rhonda (Steve) Harris; sister, Joan (Nobutoshi) Kinoshita; brother, Gary Oyadomari; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children; nieces and nephews. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct 23) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m.

Thelma Mattie Copp

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

THELMA MATTIE COPP Age 81, passed in her Waimanalo home. She was born in Honolulu. A retired Sheraton Hotel employee. She also took care of the Shiners County Home in Waimanalo for many years. She is survived by sons Edmund, Kekoa, Emmett, Elliott, Daughter Kani, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grand children. Visitation 930 a.m. Oct 23, 2014 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, Service to follow at 11. Inurnment 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery Kaneohe. Casual attire.

LAVERNE KAMAILEOHIILAWE KAAPANA VICTOR

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

LAVERNE KAMAILEOHIILAWE KAAPANA VICTOR Age 80, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away September 26, 2014 in Wahiawa. Born March 6, 1934 in Pahala, Ka'u, HI. She is survived by sons, Gary (Noelani) Victor, Gaylord Victor; daughters, Donna Christman, Ellen Victor; sister, Violet Sholar, brothers, Nalani Kaapana, Harold Ishinaga; half brother, Craig Kawamoto; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 23) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m., Committal Service to follow 1:00 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

STANLEY KILOHANA BLACKSTAD

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

dad pictureSTANLEY KILOHANA BLACKSTAD 1932-2014 The Son of Axel Berger Blackstad and Hattie Laika Nawai, of Waimea, Kauai. Stanley was born at home in Waimea, Kauai on February 20, 1932 and raised on Kauai and Oahu. Through his upbringing & experience Stanley worked as a heavy equipment diesel mechanic for more than 60 years. Retired from McCabe Hamilton & Renny where he was a Journeyman-Leader man, everyone at McCabe and the waterfront knew Stan, his work ethics and as a person who could get the job done. Stan was preceded in death by siblings, Alexander, Richard, Ernest, Joseph, Mabel Chang, Ruby Shoman & Elaine Kaukani. Stan is survived by his brother Robert, and sister Florence Kajiwara. A loving wife Lois "Miki" Blackstad of 48 years. Daughters Stanette (Kevin) Miller, Billielani Blackstad, Sunnylei (Chris) Helmond, Lurline (Tommy) Silbernagel, Nicole Blackstad & Lana Schilling; son Boyd Blackstad. Grandchildren Conrad & Robert (Nichole) Blackstad, Makanaonalani Llanos, Ashlyn Padilla, deceased grandson Mathew Dias and great grandchildren Sayge & Maile Blackstad, Kadence & Landon Padilla & Aliyah Montoya. Numerous Niece's, nephews & grand nices and nephws. Viewing for Stanley will be held at Diamond Head Memorial on Thursday October 23, 2014 at 5:00-9:00pm and Friday October 24, 2014 at 9:30am with burial to follow at 12:45pm at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Hawaiian attire recommended There is nothing greater you can say to God-then Thank You!

CHARLOTTE BECKER (“BECKY”) CONNABLE

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

CharlotteCHARLOTTE BECKER (BECKY) CONNABLE Passed away on September 2, 2014. Born in Berkeley, California, on January 31, 1915, Becky grew up in Berkeley and in Atherton, California, and graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Art. She married her college classmate, Harold (“Hal”) M. Connable, who preceded her in death in 1986. Becky raised her three children in Honolulu, Hawaii, instilling in them, and in her grandchildren, a love ofeducation, travel, art, music, and hospitality. Becky designed the signs and apparel for Dwight D. Eisenhower’s presidential campaign in California as well as the campaign aloha shirts and muumuus for Hawaii’s Governor William F. Quinn. She was President of the Honolulu Symphony from 1961-1963 and was active on the Boards of the Hawaii Opera, Kaahumanu Society, Hawaii Watercolor Society, and Stanford Alumni Association. Becky was also a member of the Outrigger Canoe Club, the Waialae Country Club, the Oahu Country Club, and one of the oldest members of the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton, California. A timeless beauty and fun to be with, Becky was the quintessential “hostess with the mostest” and welcomed many into her Kahala, Hawaii, home with warm aloha. Becky’s roots go back to the owners of the Kennedy Gold Mine in Jackson, California, and the Rennie Brothers Winery (now the Flora Springs Winery) of Napa County, California. “No wonder I like to drink and spend money,” she once laughed. Becky was preceded in death by her daughter, Lynne S. Connable. She is survived by her son, Alfred Bruce Connable, of Snowmass, Colorado, and her daughter, Laurie L. Connable, of Hilo, Hawaii, and by four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Becky’s Life is planned for the summer of 2015 in Honolulu.

SALLY M. SAKAIDA

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

SALLY M. SAKAIDA Age 89, of Mililani, HI, passed away September 20, 2014 in Kapolei, HI. Born July 18, 1925 in Lahaina, Maui, HI. She is survived by spouse, Seichi Sakaida; son, Vern (Cyndy) Sakaida; daughters, Joanne (Rick) Kilcup, Shelly Hung; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday (Oct 24) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

HARRY V. GAYNOR, JR.

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

HARRY V. GAYNOR, JR. Nov. 26, 1929 Oct. 3, 2014 He may be gone from our sight, But never from our hearts. Born in Ramsey, New Jersey, Harry spent most of his adult life in Hawaii. Arriving for the first time before Statehood, he made the islands a permanent home for his family when he retired from the U.S. Navy in 1968 and continued his career as a Computer Analyst with the Federal Government at Pearl Harbor A kind and gentle soul, he was deeply loved by his family and greatly respected by those fortunate to have crossed his path. He is survived by his daughter, Vicki, sons Joseph (Lori), and John (Marie Valencia); grandchildren, Zachary, Jennifer, Camile, and Zander Gaynor and Jessica Gaynor Morimoto; and great-grandchildren, Lavinia Vaka, Tessa Morimoto, Eleni Vaka, Niti Vaka, and Kasen Morimoto. Family and friends gathered in Ewa Beach on October 18, 2014 for a private service and the scattering of his ashes. Contributions in his memory may be made to Hospice Hawaii, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu 96817.

NORA KIKUE SEKIGAWA

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

NORA KIKUE SEKIGAWA Age 83, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away September 19, 2014 in Honolulu. Born January 24, 1931 in Waipahu, HI. Retired business owner of Seki's Electric Forklift Service, member of Kumamoto Kenjinkai, Aiko Karaoke School, North Yamato Kumiai and Ryusenji Soto Mission. She is survived by sons, Alan Sekigawa, Derrick Sekigawa, Eric Sekigawa, Rex Sekigawa, Roy (Davlyn) Sekigawa; daughters, Kathy (Herb) Oshiro, Carolyn Sekigawa; brother, Jerry (Judy) Miyaguchi; sisters, Edna (Itsuo) Tomita, Shirley Liu, Venus Kubo, Elaine (Melvin) Miyashiro; 6 grandchildren; 8 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Oct 25) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Inurnment 9:30 a.m. Monday (Oct 27) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flower Welcome.

CLARA TOSHIKO NISHIOKA

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

CLARA TOSHIKO NISHIOKA Our beloved Clara Toshiko Nishioka passed away peacefully at home early Wednesday morning, October 8, 2014. Born in Honolulu, she was a McKinley High School graduate in the Grand SlamYear of 1938. She was very talented in the areas of cooking, sewing, Japanese doll making, Ikebana, and Japanese tea ceremony. As an Army wife, she lived in Hakata and Tokyo, Japan; Tacoma, Washington; Monterey, California; and Baltimore, Maryland, before residing in Kailua, Hawaii. She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Francis K. Nishioka; son, Clyde (Beverly) Nishioka of Maui; daughters, Sherron (John) Iopa of Hilo, and Lynnette Sakamoto of Kailua. She was blessed with 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. A service to celebrate her life will be held at Hosoi Garden Mortuary at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Visitation at 9:00 a.m. No flowers. Casual Attire.

QUEZON “AGGIE” VILLANUEVA AGUINALDO

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

$nameQUEZON AGGIE VILLANUEVA AGUINALDO Age 84, of Waipahu, HI, passed away September 17, 2014 in Honolulu. Born July 28, 1930 in Claveria, Cagayan, Philippines. He retired from the United States Navy after over 20 years of service, as a Chief Petty Officer - Electrician Mate. Immediately after his retirement, Aggie was hired as a Supervisor by the Oahu Sugar Company, remaining with the organization for one and a half years. From there, he was called to work for the Federal Government at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. While he joined as an Electrician, Aggie quickly moved up the ranks to Technical Supervisor and finally, retired in January 1999 as the Supervisor of the Electrical Department. He is survived by wife, Lina Aquinaldo; sons, Robert R. (Christy) Aguinaldo, Walter Anthony R. Aguinaldo; sister, Anunsacion (Emilio) Daquigan; grandchildren, Mitchell P. Aguinaldo, Nicole P. Aguinaldo. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (Oct 24) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Oct 27) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 9:30 a.m. Committal Service to follow 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

ROBERT RULE KENNY

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

$nameROBERT RULE KENNY Robert Rule Kenny, 80, passed away on October 9, 2014 at his home in Kaneohe. He was born on November 1, 1933 in Queens, New York. He was a graduate of Colgate University, worked as a lifeguard at Jones Beach and taught history at Punahou School. Early in his career, he was the Management Programs Coordinator for the Hawaii Employers Council. He went on to run a successful consulting firm in addition to being a well-respected Arbitrator. A proud Mustang Lt. Colonel, Robert honorably served his country for over 21 years, first as an active duty serviceman and later as a Reservist in the Marine Corps serving for a number of years as the Commanding Officer for 4th Force Recon Company of Honolulu. He epitomized "Once a Marine, always a Marine" and he thoroughly enjoyed a dram of scotch and a fine cigar. He is survived by his loving wife, Sydney Pietsch Kenny, sons Robert K. and Matthew D. Kenny, Tyler (Stephanie) Helbush, daughter Liza (John) W�cker, four awesome grand- daughters (Kate, Alexa, Samantha and Allyson), Sister Mary Louise Miller and a niece and two nephews. Private services will be held at Punchbowl National Cemetery. Bob's life and birthday will be celebrated on November 1, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Murphy's. Donations in Bob's name may be made to Fisher House Foundation and Friends of Windward Wounded Warriors c/o Navy League of Honolulu and U.S. VETS Inc. Org/Barbers Point.

DORIS “DOLLY” ITOYO TAMASHIRO

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

DORIS DOLLY ITOYO TAMASHIRO Age 94, of Honolulu, passed away October 4, 2014 in Honolulu. Born April 9, 1920 in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by son, Keith (Ann) Tamashiro; brothers, Harold (Pat) Afuso, Richard (Katherine) Afuso; sisters, Joyce Oki, Elsie (Toshi) Arakaki; 3 grand- children; 7 great-granchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday 10/23 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

ALBERT “LARRY” GADDIS

Posted On October 19th, 2014 -

$nameALBERT "LARRY" GADDIS Albert "Larry" Gaddis passed away at home on October 5, 2014 with his wife Mimi by his side. Larry was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on March 4, 1947 to Albert and Lenora Gaddis. His father was an Air Force Officer and after Massachusetts the family lived in the Azores, Washington DC, Tokyo, California and Nebraska. Larry's love of fishing began in the neighbor's koi pond in Tokyo when he was six years old. After his father retired from the Air Force in 1967 he and Lenora settled in Paia, Maui. Larry graduated from Bellevue High School, in Bellevue, Nebraska in 1965. He attended the University of Nebraska on a wrestling scholarship and as one of his teammates said, he was not always victorious, but he was always fearless. He graduated in 1969 with a Major in English and his teaching credentials and then moved to Hawaii. He bused tables in Waikiki and lived in the old Waikiki Jungle until he was hired by the Department of Education to teach English at Waialua High School on Oahu. This was a magical time and place for a young man from Nebraska. His passion for fishing was further inspired in Waialua when the other young teachers taught him how to spear and cook fish. Larry moved on to teach at Baldwin High School on Maui. He then earned a Master's Degree from the University of Hawai'i and entered the administrative ranks of the DOE as Vice Principal of Maui High School. He was principal of Kohala School and Enchanted Lake elementary. He was an early adopter of technology through self-study and when he became an Educational Officer for the DOE he helped set up the first computer network in the Hawaii public schools. Larry loved fishing, cooking, eating and people. His particular passion was bottom fishing for deep water snappers in the Hawaiian Islands. He is survived by his wife Mimi Bornhorst Gaddis, son Beau Gaddis, daughter Summer Gaddis, sister and brother-in-law Nancy and Jim Johnson, two granddaughters, four nieces and nephews, five grandnieces and nephews and many friends. Celebration of Life at the Chapel at Oahu Cemetery on October 25, visitation at 2:30 p.m. service at 3:00 p.m., reception to follow, Aloha Attire, Donations can be made to the charity of your choice.

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