Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

RUBEN FERRER IMANIL

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

RUBEN FERRER IMANIL Age 55, of Pearl City, HI passed away on August 26, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born September 29, 1960 in Dagupan City, Pangasinan, Philippines. Was employed with Honolulu Advertiser as a newspaper distributor, also an active member of Church of Christ Iglesia Ni Cristo Waipahu Congregation. He is survived by brothers, Orlando Imanil, Genaro Imanil, Jessie (Ely) Imanil; sisters, Perla (Gualberto) Mangosong, Elisa (Robert) Belcher, Clarita (Victor) Layog. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 2) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; program 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (Oct. 3) at the Mauka Chapel; program 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

MURIEL “AUNTY MOI” JOYCE FERNANDEZ

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

MURIEL AUNTY MOI JOYCE FERNANDEZ MURIEL "AUNTY MOI" JOYCE FERNANDEZ, 78, passed away peacefully at home in Kaneohe, HI surrounded by her loving family on September 13, 2016. She is survived by her best friend, soul mate and husband of 55 years, Boniface H. Fernandez; daughter Debra (Paul) Needham; grandchildren Tatum (Curtis) Moore, Royce, Stone and Seth Needham; great-grand- children Roman "Kahi", Lola and Ikaika; sister Carmelita (Salvador) Gonsalves; brothers Franklin (Donna), James (Janelle) and Douglas (Joanna) Gugudan and many treasured nieces, nephews, family members and friends. Preceded in death by parents Julio and Filomena Gugudan; brother Charles Gugudan; sisters Judith Gugudan, Lolita Smith and Minnie Nunes. Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, Oct 5 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Visitation 5:30 p.m.; Service 6:30 p.m. Food to follow Service. Casual attire.

TUAO’O “HENRY” TALAEAI

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

TUAO'O HENRY TALAEAI Age 80, of Waianae, HI. passed away September 7, 2016 in Waianae. Born January 28, 1936 in Aua, American Samoa. He was a retired carpenter from the Hawaii Carpenters Union. He is survived by sons, Matigiese "Fly" Talaeai, Mark (Suzette) Talaeai; daughters, Faima (Edwin) Layugan, Ramona Augustin, Irene (John) Roberson, Elizabeth (Chivas) Kiaaina, Janet Tunoa; brothers, Toeaso Talaeai, Suati (Lana) T. Evile, Tiaseu Talaeai; sisters, Lili'a T. Malepeai, Fa'auliuli Suati, Falefitu (Onopene) Lemaota, Orepa (Iosia) T. Evile, Vaelua L. Mageo, Lorine (Sami) T. Niutapua'i, Mele (Gogosina) S. Talaeai-Ui; 13 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Thursday (Sept. 29) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

SUMIE KAYA KAAHANUI

Posted On September 27th, 2016 -

SUMIE KAYA KAAHANUI Age 91, of Mililani, HI passed away September 12, 2016 in Mililani. She was born on March 28, 1925 in Hilo, HI. She is survived by sons, Melvin Kaahanui, Steven Kaahanui; brothers, George Kaya, Hisao Kaya; sister, Takako Kaya; 2 grandchildren; 2 great- grandchildren. Private services held.

ELEANOR JANE FERNANDEZ

Posted On September 26th, 2016 -

$nameELEANOR JANE FERNANDEZ 86, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed Monday, September 19, 2016. Born in Honolulu, she was a teacher at Kinalu Elementary, Waikiki Elementary, and Waialae Elementary. She is survived by her daughter, Noreen Fernandez; son, Frank Fernandez; grand- children, Karli-Marie Fernandez, Scott Northup, Frank Fernandez III, Gabriel Fernandez, Jade Fernandez, Cana Fernandez. She also leaves behind four great-grandchildren. Service will be held September 27, 2016 at St. Patrick's Church. Visitation will begin at 10am followed by service at 11am. The burial will be held the same day at Diamond Head Memorial Park at 12:45pm. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

FRANCIS A. NOBRIGA, JR.

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

$nameFRANCIS A. NOBRIGA, JR. FRANCIS A., NOBRIGA, JR., 61, OF HONOLULU, HAWAII, FORMERLY OF LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, RETIRED HONOLULU POLICE OFFICER, FORMER INVESTIGATOR WITH HONOLULU LIQUOR COMMISSION, FORMER SECURITY OFFICER AT DESERT INN LAS VEGAS, U.S. ARMY VETERAN & MEMBER OF THE "REFUGEES" MOTORCYCLE CLUB, PASSED AWAY AUGUST 31, 2016 AT KUAKINI MEDICAL CENTER. FRANCIS WAS BORN IN WAIKAPU, MAUI. HIS FATHER, FRANCIS A. NOBRIGA, SR. AND YOUNGEST DAUGHTER KASSANDRA NOBRIGA PREDECEASED HIM. HE IS SURVIVED BY MOTHER, KU'ULEI ENOS NOBRIGA, DAUGHTERS, DARLANI MOORE, KYMBERLY, KRISTEN & KARMELLA NOBRIGA, ASHLEY DECANTO (GOD-DAUGHTER); BROTHERS, EUGENE (DOREENA), KYLE (BADIE), CURTIS (DEBRA), MILES (KAREN) & KEKOA (WENDY) NOBRIGA; SISTERS, LOVEY ANN & MELODY NOBRIGA, JOHNNETTE "JO" (VARNEY) RANGE, VALERIE (JOHN) SCHALLER, PUA (GLENN) NAONE; GRANDCHILDREN, DEVANTE MOORE, QUIANNA SANDERS, SAGE CLARK, DAVEN & DAYTON BORJA, KEANU NOBRIGA, DONATHAN BENNETT, ARIYANAH & TATIYANAH NOBRIGA, TRAYDEN & ANAIYAH MITCHELL. VISITATION 4 P.M. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 AT NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY, SERVICE 6 P.M., CASUAL ATTIRE; INURNMENT 11:30 A.M. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 AT PUNCHBOWL NATIONAL MEMORIAL CEMETERY OF THE PACIFIC.

MARITA D. FLORA

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

MARITA D. FLORA Age 83, passed away on August 24, 2016 in Waipahu, HI. Born June 12, 1933 in Salcedo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband, Rodrigo; daughters, Dolores, Catherine, Jocelyn, Carolyn; son, Renato; sisters, Manuela, Anacita; 15 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 29) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

ALICE LEILANI BELL KAMAHELE

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

$nameALICE LEILANI BELL KAMAHELE ALICE LEILANI BELL KAMAHELE Age 89, of Honolulu, HI Passed away peacefully at home on August 21, 2016 in Honolulu. She was surrounded by her family and pet dog Geo. Born October 04, 1926 in Honolulu she was the eldest of six children. She spent her early career as an experimental, first ever female front desk clerk at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. She then moved on to Pan American Airways where she eventually retired. Bored with retirement, she secured a position with the Hawaii State Court Reporters office. After retiring for a second time, she enjoyed many years of socializing with family and friends, walking various city parks, her favorite being Kapiolani Park, and travelling to Las Vegas. It was well known to everyone who knew her that all animals were to be supported and protected, while pets, especially dogs, were to be pampered and spoiled. She was committed to both endeavors, especially the latter. Throughout the years her constant companions were her menagerie of pet dogs and a cat. Alice is survived by her daughters, Andrea, Allene, Adele and grandchild Chloe. Sisters Vivian Luning and Gladys Williams; brothers Walter Bell Jr., Richard "Baby" Bell (Alma), and numerous nieces and nephews. Private services were held at sea where Alice joined her son Art (predeceased 7 years ago) on September 9, 2016, Art's birthday, off Le'ahi light house.

Peter A. Matsumoto

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

$namePETER A. MATSUMOTO March 31, 1940 - September 10, 2016 Peter A. Matsumoto of Honolulu, HI, passed away on September 10, 2016. He was 76. He is survived by his wife, Beverlee M. Matsumoto, his brother, Michael J. Matsumoto, his sister, Edeane S. Matsumoto, M.D.; his daughter, Stephanie Gruenert and husband, Holger and his son, John Matsumoto, wife, Tricia, and grandchildren, Kate and Jack. He is also survived by one nephew, two nieces, four grandnephews, and two grandnieces. He was predeceased by his first wife, Patsy S. Matsumoto, who passed away on January 25, 2007. Peter was born on March 31, 1940, in Honolulu, HI. The oldest child of Harold and Ayako Matsumoto, he graduated with the class of 1958 from University High School (aka University Lab School) and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University at Los Angeles. He was a licensed Certified Public Accountant. Peter started his career as an accountant with Hawaiian Telephone Company, which later merged with GTE to become GTE Hawaiian Tel. After he retired from the telephone company, he opened a national accounting franchise in Honolulu called Comprehensive Business Services, which catered to the accounting needs of small businesses. Peter later became the sole owner of a Hawaii corporation, Premier Business Services. Similarly, his company's mission was to provide accounting services to Honolulu's small businesses at an affordable rate, especially for firms too small to support an in-house accountant. Peter's overall goal was not only to provide accounting services to these small firms, but also to guide them patiently toward profitability. Through careful financial statement analysis, tax preparation services, networking leads, and assisting clients with their capital funding needs, Peter was able to provide astute direction and wise guidance to his many colleagues and friends throughout his long business career. With profitability as the overall goal for his business clients, Peter was highly esteemed throughout the consultancy community for his integrity and honesty. In 2001, Peter was selected by the Small Business Administration (SBA) as the State of Hawaii's Accountant Advocate of the Year. He also competed at the regional level and won the Regional IX Accountant Advocate of the Year award. Peter was also passionate about volunteering his time and energy outside of his business circle, so he could further impact individuals, neighborhoods, his State and even the world. Peter was active with the Rotary Club of Metropolitan Honolulu, the East Oahu Breakfast Club, the Hawaii Kai Community Church, and the Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church. Peter also was a valued member of four professional organizations, the Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Hawaii Association of Public Accountants, the National Association of Tax Practitioners and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. According to those who knew him, Peter was kind, generous, and truly lived up to his philosophy of being "always positive, always up-beat." He believed in people. When he saw a need he filled it, by extending a helping hand, giving words of encouragement and actively showing his support. He made a difference in the lives he touched. His was a life well lived. Please join family and friends as his 'ohana honors and celebrates the life of Peter A. Matsumoto. His memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28th at the Hosoi Garden Mortuary, 30 North Kukui Street, Honolulu, HI 96817. Visitation at 5:00 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers please.

Mary Katherine Van Sant Conniff

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

$nameMARY KATHERINE VAN SANT CONNIFF SEPTEMBER 3, 2016 Mary Katherine Van Sant Conniff, 94, of Kailua, a retired educator and editor, died in Kaneohe, Hawaii. She was born in Fulton, Missouri to a prominent banking family. After graduating from the College of William and Mary, she taught nutrition. She came to Hawaii in 1946 as Coordinator of the Distributive Education Programs at Roosevelt, McKinley, Farrington and Kaimuki High Schools. She was also a contributing editor to the Paradise of the Pacific (Honolulu Magazine) in the early 1960s. Preceded in death by her husband, George W. Conniff, and daughter, Katherine Conniff Link, she is survived by sister Frances Green, brother James Van Sant, nephews John Green, Thomas Van Sant, Jacob Van Sant, niece Kathy Green and three great nieces, Francesca, Lucy and Georgia Van Sant. Mary was always an avid reader and writer, and an excellent cook. She and her late husband traveled frequently in retirement, and enjoyed numerous trips abroad, in particular to France, where they loved visiting Michelin-starred restaurants. Mary was a charter member of the Windward O'ahu (HI) Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) (windward-hi.aauw.net) and a strong leader for over 50 years. Although she never served as branch president, she held many other leadership roles as well as being the corporate memory of the branch. Mary demonstrated her passion for education for women repeatedly, especially by her remarkable and varied efforts to raise money for scholarships for local women since the 1970s. She originated the Wonderful Book Exchange that has been a source of scholarship funds as well as reading materials since the 1980s. She also founded what was affectionately called the "Susan B. Anthony Bank/ Sakagawea Branch" that also awarded scholarship grants for over ten years. Most importantly, she was instrumental in the establishment of the Windward O'ahu AAUW Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, where she served as its first president and provided that endowment fund with its first gift. Mary was most proud of the fact that her efforts resulted in dozens of Windward O'ahu women having the funds to further their college education. Mary was a lifelong Democrat, and her father, Thomas Van Sant was a Delegate-at-Large along with Harry S Truman to the 1936 Democratic National Convention. Born just a year after women in the United States got the right to vote, Mary frequently said that she wanted to live long enough to vote for the first woman to run for president, Hillary Clinton. One of Mary's favorite sayings came from the suffragist Susan B Anthony: "Failure is Impossible". She will be greatly missed by all of her many friends. Private Services. Memorial donations may be made to the Windward O`ahu AAUW Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1683, Kailua, HI 96734. A scholarship has been established in her memory.

Susan Cates

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

$nameSUSAN CATES Susan Cates, 74 of Hawaii and Las Vegas, died peacefully August 12, 2016. Sue was a retired Veterinarian Technician and a great mentor to many dog breeders and handlers. Sue was one of the founding members of the Great Dane Club of Hawaii and well known throughout the sport of pure dog breeding. Many of Sue's puppies from Kai-Dane Great Danes are found in pedigrees throughout the US. Sue was instrumental in passing legislation improving Hawaii's quarantine laws. She was also a horse riding instructor for many years in Waimanalo. Survived by sons Randy, Charlie, and Rob Cates and Max and David Komine; daughters Dorothy Garrigan and Roberta Komine; brother Randy Archer and sister Bryant Bradley; 5 grandsons. Service 10am November 5 at Kailua beach park boat ramp.

JEAN DEMETRIA BORGE

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

JEAN DEMETRIA BORGE Age 92, of Makaha, HI, passed away September 12, 2016 in Waianae. Born December 23, 1923 in Kahuku, HI. She was a retired administrative clerk for Wahiawa General Hospital and a full-time pioneer with the Makaha Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She is survived by daughters, Cassandra J. Borge, Lois J. Borge; sisters, Dolores Dela Cerna, Erlinda Daymil; and 1 granddaughter. Visitation 5:00 - 9:00 p.m., Saturday (Oct. 1) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Service 6:30 p.m.

YEIKO JACKIE GOYA

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

$nameYEIKO JACKIE GOYA March 26,1920-March 18, 2016 Born in San Francisco, Jackie Goya lived her early years in Oakland. At 16, she was sent to Okinawa to care for her aging grandmother. She returned home in 1940; when war began her family was sent to the internment camp in Fresno and then to the Jerome Arkansas Relocation Center. With the camp minister's help, she secured work with the Methodist Church Commission of World Peace in Chicago. In 1946 she married Neal Goya. After a few years in Chicago and Oakland they moved to Hawaii to raise their daughter Patricia and son Bruce. Jackie was a travel agent and a small business owner. She helped start a woman's association for the United Okinawa Association, helped to establish a new Methodist church in Waimanalo, and served as Spiritual Life Chair for the Hawaii District United Methodist Women. In retirement she and Neal moved to California to be with their children and their four grand- children, Marisa, Ako, Thomas and Russell. Her ongoing work in the Methodist Church involved improving access for the disabled, feeding the homeless, visiting shut-ins, and working for peace education. Jackie is survived by sister, Shizu Aka, her children, grand- children, and great-grand- children Kaleo and Amaya Hayase. A celebration of life service will be held Oct. 4 at 2:15 PM at Diamond Head Cemetary.

CORNELIA ARCENAS GAMAO

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

CORNELIA ARCENAS GAMAO Age 90, of Honolulu, HI, passed away July 21, 2016 in Honolulu. Born September 14, 1925 in Ewa, HI. She is survived by grandson, Elijah; and granddaughter, Taja. Private services were held.

JOSEPH S. “SUKI” VINCENT

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

JOSEPH S. SUKI VINCENT Age 89, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away August 18, 2016 in Ewa Beach. He was born August 3, 1927 in Ewa, HI. A U.S. Army veteran, he retired after 42 years from the Department of Defense, Barber's Point, HI. He is survived by wife, Judy Hatsue Yasui Vincent; son, Vernon (Patricia) Vincent; daughter, Wanda Ann (Mike) Fisher; 5 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 3 great- great-grandchildren. Private Services were held.

GERRY JORDAN

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

GERRY JORDAN July 18,2016 Gerry Jordan born in London, England passed away in Las Vegas at the age of 84. He was a Honolulu resident for 30 years and a Travel Executive. He was President and opened the Hawaii office for AITS, a company that was one of the original owners of the Hawaiian Regent Hotel and a large mainland wholesaler of trips to Hawaii. Gerry was instrumental in planning and overseeing the completion of the Hawaiian Regent Hotel, which is now the Waikiki Marriott. Gerry left AITS to start his own company, Jordan Leisure a destination management company that not only was responsible for the beginning years of Island travel, but was also overseeing thousands of guests arriving to the Islands. Jordan Leisure specialized in conventions and incentive travel which was unheard of at that time. The last 15 years he lived in Las Vegas and was Vice President of Sales for the Rivera Hotel before he retired to pursue personal interests. He is survived by two sisters Pam and Audrey of London, England and Nephew Michael Goldring of Armonk, NY. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday September 29 from 5-7pm at the Elks Club.

FORISINA “FLORENCE” FIESTA ANTONIO

Posted On September 25th, 2016 -

FORISINA FLORENCE FIESTA ANTONIO Age 87 of Aiea, HI passed away on August 24, 2016 in Aiea. Born July 22, 1929 in Hilo, HI. She is survived by sons, Ferdinand (Tammy) Antonio, John (Stephanie) Antonio; daughters, Daisy Antonio- Immel, Andrea (Tony Sr.) Antonio, Joyce (Joseph) Mendonsa, Margie Antonio; 14 grandchildren; 15 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday (Sept. 30) at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church (99-312 Moanalua Rd., Aiea); mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers, please.

BETTY KRAININ

Posted On September 24th, 2016 -

$nameBETTY KRAININ Betty Krainin, a successful New York fashion model, died peacefully at home with her daughter by her side. She was 90 years old. Having moved to Hawaii in the early 1960s with her photographer husband Ewing, they traveled the world while she also wrote articles for Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Services to be held in Coopers Mills, ME.

MARGARET “MARGIE” LOPEZ

Posted On September 24th, 2016 -

MARGARET MARGIE LOPEZ Age 85, of Hilo, HI. passed away August 16, 2016 in Hilo, HI. Born June 22, 1931 in Lanai City, HI. She was a former bartender at Top Hat and was formerly employed by Maunaloa Mac Nuts & Marians Catering. She is survived by sons, Manuel Agcalon, Rocky Agcalon, Elias Agcalon, Jr.; daughters, Priscilla (Dean) Banks, Cynthia (Cornelio) Edra, Ramona (Roger) Panzer; brothers, John (Quincie) Martinez, Paul Martinez; sister, Linda Martinez; and numerous grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and great-great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Wednesday (Sept. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 10:15 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

ALDRICH “AJ” VISITACION

Posted On September 24th, 2016 -

$nameALDRICH AJ VISITACION Age 37, of Makakilo passed away Sept. 11, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born Dec. 20, 1978 in Honolulu. Graduated from St. Louis School Class of 1996. He was employed by Alaka'i Mechanical as a plumber. He is survived by parents, Alfredo and Emma; sister Bernadette Visitacion-Sumida; maternal grandma, Virginia Cadiente. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Monday (Sept. 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

EMILY MARTIN

Posted On September 23rd, 2016 -

EMILY MARTIN Age 93, of Honolulu, HI passed away on August 29, 2016 in Honolulu. Born November 21, 1922 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by sons, Joseph Martin, Larry Martin, Jerry Martin; daughter, Norma Jean (Marcos) Elvir; 3 grand- children; 10 great-grandchildren. Private services were held.

EDUARDO S. ARCE

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

$nameEDUARDO S. ARCE Age 79, of Honolulu, HI passed away on September 4, 2016 in Aiea. Born on March 28, 1937 in San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines. Retired after 35 years from the Kahala Hilton, engineering department. Member of the Zambalean and United Pangasinan Clubs of Hawaii. He was also a member of the Alders Gate Methodist Church. He is survived by wife, Princess Cayaban Arce; sons, Bryan (Cristy) Arce, Cliff Arce; daughter, Gereen Arce (Genesis) Ayson; brothers, Peter (Victoria) Arce, Jesse (Letty) Arce; sisters, Henrietta (Richard) Sutton, Helen (Cearo) Camba, Purita (Johnny) Morco, Lirio (Jun) Alinea, Nannette (Bob) Lomboy; grandchildren, Chandler Dawn Arce, Chantelle Arce, Gabrielle Ayson, Giselle Ayson, Genelle Ayson. Visitation 5:30-9:00 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 27) at the Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. at Makai Chapel; funeral service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

FEDERICO “RICO” P. OLIVAS

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

FEDERICO RICO P. OLIVAS Age 89 of Wahiawa, HI passed away on August 27, 2016 in Wahiawa. Born on August 12, 1927 in North Kohala, HI. He was formerly employed by the Dole Company and retired from the Mililani Town Association. He is survived by Ofelia Olivas; sons, Romeo Olivas, Federico (Milagros) Olivas, Jr., John Olivas; daughters; Remy (Jolly) Baniaga, Jennifer (Justin) Hornsby, Joanne (Jonah) Trinidad; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (Sept. 26) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

ANN POWERS

Posted On September 22nd, 2016 -

$nameANN POWERS Ann Powers passed away at the age of 82 peacefully in her home in Honolulu, Hawaii on September 16th, 2016. She lived her life to the fullest with her own iconic style, surrounded with good food, great friends, and a generous spirit to all she loved. She began her life in Cranston, Rhode Island before moving to St. Paul Minnesota, where she married and raised her family. She then went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Fine Arts, and became a member of Phi Beta Kappa Society. She moved to Honolulu in the 1980's and spent her time traveling the world; many times to Italy as she took great pride in her heritage. When at home, she could be found on the tennis court, supporting the arts, and at home in her kitchen sharing her love of cooking with family and friends. Her persona and love of life was memorable to all who were fortunate enough to meet her. She is survived by her older brother Louis Jalongo, her sister Madeline Aronson, her daughters Colleen Wheeler and Kim Fesler Von Ende (Joel) her stepsons Dan, Jeff, and Tim Fesler, and her Grandchildren Ryan Oelrich, Craig Von Ende, and Lorrie Albers (Ben). She will be forever in our hearts as she watches over us all from above. Mass for Ann will be held at St. Augustine by the Sea Friday the morning of September 23rd at 7:00 am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to charitable foundations in her honor.

MARTINA LUCATING RAMOS

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

MARTINA LUCATING RAMOS Age 86, of Waipahu, HI., passed away Sept. 6, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born May 9, 1930 in Brgy San Esteban, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Randy (Celia) Lao, Ernesto (Piping) Lao, Erickson (Lina) Lao, Vicente Jr. (Landa) Lao, Lito (Marissa) Ramos, Jumar (Shirley) Ramos; daughter, Josie Simeon; 21 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 - 9:00 p.m., Saturday (Sept. 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Aisha Lenora Lawson

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

AISHA LENORA LAWSON August 22, 2016 Aisha Lenora Lawson, 37, of Nanakuli died in Lakewood, Washington. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by her daughters Josephine Iokia-Lawson and Ella Rose Smith; son Nielish Smith Jr; mother Debra Johnson; father Kenneth Lawson; sisters Kendra Otake, Alohalani Lawson, Donette Lawson and Noelani Lawson; and brothers Joey Iokia and Rusty Iokia. Celebration of life will be held at Nanakuli Flats on Saturday October 1, 2016 at 9am service and scattering to follow. Casual attire.

JANE SHIZUE MIYAMURA

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

JANE SHIZUE MIYAMURA JANE SHIZUE MIYAMURA, 99, of Honolulu, retired Factory Supervisor from Royal Hawaiian Manufacturing Co., passed away peacefully on September 2, 2016. Her husband Minoru Miyamura preceded her in death. She is survived by her son Neal (Bessie) Nakamura; daughters Rose (Milton) Maekawa, Dorothy (Hideo) Matsui; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother Yoshimitsu Mizuno and sister Yukie Yakuma. Caregivers Rico & Mila Viloria. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Soto Mission of Hawaii. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

BENEDICTO GOROSPE

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

BENEDICTO GOROSPE Age 93, of Mililani, HI. passed away August 24, 2016 in Mililani. Born November 3, 1922 in Lapog, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Crispina S. Gorospe; sons, Nelson Serrano (Lynn) Gorospe, Antonin "Tony" Serrano Gorospe, Ben Serrano (Weena) Gorospe, Mark Cenon Gorospe; daughters, Tessie (Keith) Putnam, Fe (Charles) Serrano Ludwick; brother, Guillermo "Andy" Gorospe; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Monday (Sept. 26) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

MARGUERITE SHIPP PEACH

Posted On September 21st, 2016 -

MARGUERITE SHIPP PEACH Sept. 27, 1916 - May 25, 2016 Marguerite was born and raised on O'ahu. She was an alumni of Roosevelt High and University of Hawaii; a member of the Aloha Chapter of D.A.R., Honolulu County Genealogy Society, A.A.U.W., and Second Reader for the Christian Science Society of Kailua. Predeceased by her husband of 63 years, John Peach, brother Jim Lee, sister Mildred Liebig, and daughter Lynett Peach. Survived by brother Robert Lee, three children, four grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Memorial Service at Oahu Cemetery on September 24th at 10:00A.M.

RONALD TOKUSHIN HIGA

Posted On September 20th, 2016 -

$nameRONALD TOKUSHIN HIGA 70 of Honolulu passed peacefully on August 23, 2016. He retired from the Federal Government as an Accountant. He is survived by his brothers, Roy (Sueko), George; sisters, Nancy (Jack) Isa, Marjorie (Larry) Okimoto, Rena Higa; nieces and nephews. Private Services.

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