Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Bernardino R. Ragasa Jr.

Posted On January 7th, 2017 -

61, of Honolulu, HI passed away on December 27, 2016. He is survived by his father, Bernardino R. (Demi) Ragasa, Sr. Sisters Bernadette Ragasa, Pat Sabog, Sylvia Gale, Lita Ragasa, Berdem Ragasa, Benah Hussey and Julie Ragasa; Brothers, Frank Aquino, Damien Ragasa and Roland Ragasa. Service will be held on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary from 8:00 am - 10:00 am. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

Harold Kazuo Yokotake

Posted On January 7th, 2017 -

Age, 82 of Honolulu, died on December 27, 2016. Harold was born on April 10, 1934 in Waimea, Kaua'i. He retired from the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in 1990. He is survived by wife, Ruth Yokotake, son Todd (Carleen) and two grand- children Reese and Ellie. A celebration of life will be held at Olivet Baptist Church on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Visitation 4:00 p.m.; Service 5:00 p.m. No flowers. Aloha Attire. Inurnment Monday, January 16, 9:30 a.m. at Punchbowl National Cemetery. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Carol – Jeanne Mokihana Hernandez

Posted On January 7th, 2017 -

Carol-Jeanne Mokihana (Peralta) Hernandez, 67, of Ewa Beach, died December 26, 2016, while visiting Puerto Rico. Carol-Jeanne (also known as CJ) was born December 17, 1949, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She graduated from Lana'i High School in 1967. CJ is survived by her beloved husband of 42 years, Samuel Castro Hernandez; son, Frank and his wife Dawn; brothers, Adriano, Thomas, Paul Samuel; sisters, Frances, Roberta, Cindy; nine grandchildren, Damien, Christian, Adam, Titan, Frankie, Travis, Donovan, Monty, Bella; and many nephews. Service will be held at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary on January 13, 2017, at 9:30am. Burial to follow at Punchbowl Cemetery at 11:30am. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Emojean Hannah Ku’ulei Lau

Posted On January 7th, 2017 -

Emojean Hannah Ku'ulei LauEmojean Hannah Ku'ulei Lau, 72, retired in Honolulu, HI. Passed away on Dec. 26, 2016. She was born in Honolulu, HI. Survived by husband Brett Lau, sons Derrik Kaina (Kendra) and Seandale Castro (Ilexsie ). Daughters Althea Lau (Lole) and Ruth Lau (Jordaine). 16 grand- children and 7 great grand- children. Service will be held at Oahu Cementary on January 14th 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:00pm. Aloha attire. Cremation to follow.

CYNTHIA “CISSY” JANE (WONG) RADFORD

Posted On January 7th, 2017 -

CYNTHIA 70, Passed away December 22, 2016. She was born in Honolulu April 7, 1946 to Herbert and Edna (Hoke) Wong. She is survived by her husband, Duane Radford and son, Shane Radford of North Carolina, brother, Vernon (Anne) Wong of Germany, sisters, LaVerne Emmsley of Honolulu and Lana (Kurt) Steinert of Alaska. Cissy graduated from Kaimuki High School in 1964 and then went to work for Hawaiian Electric until retirement. She loved spending time with family & friends and traveling. Services will be held at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation, Tuesday, January 10 at 5:00 pm, Catholic Prayer Service 6:00 pm. Burial, Wednesday, January 11 at 10:00 am.

Harold R. De Mello Sr., “BAG”

Posted On January 7th, 2017 -

DE MELLO, SR., BAG Harold R. De Mello Sr., "BAG" 88, passed away on October 18, 2016 at Queens Medical Center. He is survived by Son Harold Jr., Daughter Darlene, Caregiver Carolyn De Mello, Grandchildren Jaunette, Alicia, Robert, Anna & Diamond, Great Grandchildren - seven. Retired Building Superintendent for Alexander & Baldwin. Celebration of Life services will be held on Wednesday January 11, 2017 ath the Star of the Sea Parish. Visitation is at 9:30 a.m. Mass at 10:45 a.m. No flowers, casual. Online condolences may be posted on www.ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary. com Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

JUANITA “AMANG” ELTAGONDE

Posted On January 7th, 2017 -

Age 91, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 5, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born November 23, 1925 in Waipahu, HI. She is survived by brothers, Nicanor Eltagonde, Juanito Eltagonde, Manuel Eltagonde, Pedro Eltagonde. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Elizabeth Tsu Jun Oshiro

Posted On January 7th, 2017 -

Elizabeth ("Betty"), 75, of Pearl City, passed peacefully on November 25, 2016. Born to George Chin Choy Ching and Rose Meu Lin (Chock) Ching, she is survived by husband Roy M. Oshiro, sons Shawn (Jacqueline Dameg), Ryan (Rose), and Kyle (Dayna), daughter Lisa Oshiro (Raymond) Suganuma, seven grandchildren and two hanai grandchildren, as well as brothers Philip (Shrue), Francis (Carolyn), and Bernard (Alfreda), and sister Theresa (Newton) Nakamoto. Betty was a graduate of Sacred Hearts Academy and a beloved and devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, in-law, aunty and friend. Services on January 14, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Public viewing and visitation at 9:00 am; service at 10:00 am. Burial service at 1:00 pm at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha/casual attire. No flowers.

BETTY SHIZUE WATANABE

Posted On January 7th, 2017 -

Age 82, of Mililani HI, passed away December 15, 2016 in Honolulu. Born June 25, 1934 in Maui, HI. She was a retired Secretary with ILWU. She is survived by husband, Orlando K. Watanabe; brother, Kenneth (Mae) Hashiro; sisters, Jean (Frank) Fujimoto, Janet (Dennis) Lee, Carol Hashiro. Private services were held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts) please.

De Lee

Posted On January 7th, 2017 -

Age 86 of Honolulu, HI, passed away January 1, 2017. Born on September 13, 1930 in Vietnam. He is survived by wife, Su Lam Lee; sons, Eddie Lee and wife Maggie, Vincent Lee and wife Yoshie, Victor Lee and wife Kehaulani; daughters Tina Lieu and Kevin, May Lee, Patricia Luu and husband Khubo; Joanne Hee and husband Alvin; 16 grandchildren. Visitation from 8:00 am on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Oahu Mortuary; Services: 9:00 am. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Paul Tsuyoshi Nishimoto

Posted On January 6th, 2017 -

Age 84 of Aiea, passed away December 25, 2016. Born in Honolulu. Retired Cost Accountant for Ameron H.C.& D. Survived by wife, Thelma Nishimoto; sons, Kevin T. Nishimoto, Jason M. (Allison) Nishimoto; 4 grandchildren; brother, Herbert (Diane) Nishimoto; sister in law, Mary Nishimoto. Visitation 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday Jan. 12, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; Memorial service 6 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Florence Umeno Ikari

Posted On January 6th, 2017 -

90, of Honolulu, passed away on December 25, 2016, at her residence. Born in Makaweli, Kauai, she was a retired Inventory Management Specialist for the U.S. Government at Fort Shafter. Preceded in death by her husband, Ike Torao and son, Richard, she is survived by her sons, Gary and Michael; daughter, Evelyn (Dennis) Kinoshita; six grandchildren; four great- grandchildren; brother, Shime Yamakawa; sisters, Takeno Watanabe and Akiko Yukihiro. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 11:00 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

MARY REYES

Posted On January 6th, 2017 -

Age 79, of Kapolei, HI, passed away on December 3, 2016. Born September 11, 1937 in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons, Joseph (Joey) Reyes, Brian (Jodi) Reyes; daughters, Donna Allen, Michele (Michie) Reyes; brother, Peter Ceballos; sister, Margaret Sanchez; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grand- children. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 9:30 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual/ Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Gretel Loke Young

Posted On January 6th, 2017 -

Gretel Loke Young, 63, of Kaneohe, passed away December 6, 2016. Born in Hilo, Hawaii, Gretel was a bank supervisor for American Savings Bank's Kailua Branch. She is survived by son, Allan (Germaine) Young; daughter, Cheryl (Keha) Ho; brother, Rex Dauterman; sister, Anne (Bruce) Stevens; ten grandchildren. Services will be on Monday, 1/09/2017, at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Visitation will be from 5:30-9:00 p.m. with wake services at 6:30 p.m. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Harold Katsumi Abe

Posted On January 5th, 2017 -

85, of Pearl City, HI. Born in Honolulu, HI. Retired Air Force Master Sergeant Hawaii National Guard died in Pearl City. He is survived by wife, Emily M. Abe; son, Bryan (Lisa) Abe; daughter, Lori Yamada; 4 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Private family service held. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

LILY KUN TAI DUARTE

Posted On January 5th, 2017 -

Age 91, of Aiea, HI, passed away Dec. 1, 2016 in Aiea. She was born May 5, 1925 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by son, James Duarte; daughters, Daneta Lee, Derna Duarte; sisters, Sinna Marcotte, Clara Brown, Marian Young; granddaughter, Diana Lee Baba; and 2 great-grand- children. Private services held.

Kenso Tagawa

Posted On January 5th, 2017 -

87 of Salt Lake, Honolulu passed away on December 15, 2016. He was born in Hilo. Survived by wife Haruko, son Barry, daughter Patti, grandson Daniel, and nephews and nieces. Private services held.

GLORIA TUBERA NIETO

Posted On January 5th, 2017 -

Age 86 of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away on December 13, 2016 in Ewa Beach. Born June 2, 1930 in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Steven (Jennelyn) Nieto, Rogelio (Letty) Nieto, Macarthur (Filomena) Nieto, Roger (Joyce) Nieto, Tony (Diana) Nieto, Lawrence (Cheryl) Nieto; daughters, Mercy Briosos, Lina (Paul) Freo, Flordelina Nieto; sister, Sidra (Doming) Magdato; 34 grand- children; 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (Jan. 9) at the Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 10) at St. Philomena Church (3300 Ala Laulani St., Honolulu); mass 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 1:00 p.m. Valley of The Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe.

Rudolpho Sanchez Jr.

Posted On January 5th, 2017 -

51 Of Waianae Passed Away On Tuesday December 20,2016. Graduated From Waianae High School, He Was An Iron Worker Of Local Union 625. He Survived By Mom Geraldine Tavares An Step Dad Glenn Tavares, Step Mom Marilyn Sanchez. Children's Shyla Medeiros, An Preston Lewellen, An Hanai Boy's James, Codde, Zayden Watanabe. Sister's Brandee Williams "Sanchez", Darlene Sanchez, Chassity Sanchez, An Charmaine Barksdale. Brother Roddy Sanchez, 3 Grand children's Mykel, Shyston, Ranicia. Visitation 6-9pm Monday January 9, 2017 At Mililani Mauka Mortuary. Services At 7:00 pm Casual Attire Cremation To Follow.

George R. Medeiros

Posted On January 5th, 2017 -

George R. Medeiros75 of Santa Clara, Ca, died on November 23, 2016. Born in Honolulu, HI, retired Teamster, veteran of the Vietnam War. Survived by sisters Shirley Kilborn, Evelyn Pool and Debbie Medeiros. Preceded in death by mother, Marie Medeiros and sister, Marilyn Rente. No memorial service, burial at Hawaiian Memorial Cemetery.

BARBARA HAMOCON

Posted On January 5th, 2017 -

Barbara Ann Marie Hamocon aka TUTU, 73, of Hawaii (via California), passed away December 21, 2016 in Los Alamitos, California. Memorial services will be held at Saint Ann's Catholic Church in Kaneohe on January 6, 2017 at 1:00 3:00 pm. A tribute reception will be held in her honor at Ulumau Village Kaneohe from 4-9pm. Barbara was born in Kalihi to George and Madeline Bush on May 24, 1943. Barbara is survived by her husband Lawrence (Sonny) Hamocon of Hawaii; son Lance Hamocon; son Logan Hamocon; daughter Cheryl Vuong; seven grandchildren Lawrence, Brittany, Emily, Andi, Luke, Caden and Maddie; and her two great-grandchildren Anolani and Lanake. Barbara is also survived by her brothers Ronald Bush and Jerry Bush.

James Victor Sterling Jr.

Posted On January 4th, 2017 -

James Victor Sterling Jr.A funeral for James Sterling, 88 of Chico will be held on Friday January 6,2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church. James passed away on December 25,2016. He was born on March 29,1928 in Boston, Mass. He was the son of the late J. Victor Sterling and Ruth {Payzant} Sterling. He was preceded by his wife Gwendolyn M. {Botelho} Sterling in 2011 after 55 years of marriage. James was educated in the Quincy, Mass public schools and graduated from Kents Hill School in Maine. He graduated from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy at Buzzards Bay MA. He sailed as a engineer with Farrell Lines on the African Moon, Star and Grove. He served as Executive Officer on the USS Nemasket AOG-10. James joined the Hawaiian Dredging and Construction Company in the Ship Repair Division as a Ship Repair Supt. He was Vice President of Kapalama Shipyard, Dillingham Shipyard, Hawaiian Tug and Barge Co., Young Bros. Ltd, Dillingham Corp. of Guam and Senior Vice President of Shipyard Operations of Hawaii Maritime Division of the Dillingham Corp. He joined Pacific Marine and Supply Co. Ltd. And Honolulu Shipyard as Vice President and retired in 1993. Upon retirement, he moved to Chico, Ca to be near his children. He is survived by sons James V. Sterling III of Co., Jack Sterling and wife Darien of Chico, Ca., daughter Gayle Souza and husband Tony of Honolulu, Hi., Pamela Broker and husband Bill of O'Fallon, Mo. 5 grandsons, 3 grand daughters 2 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his partner Rosemary Worth from his 65 year ago relationship at Kent's Hill School from Saco ME and Chico, Ca. He leaves sisters Nancy of Kearsarge NH and Susanne of Middleboro Ma, 3 nieces and 2 nephews .In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his memory to The Salvation Army, Shriners Hospital for Children in Honolulu, Hawaii. Arrangements are under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home and online condolences can be sent to the family at www.brusiefh.com

Franco Alfredo De Guzman Casino

Posted On January 4th, 2017 -

75, of Honolulu passed away on December 25, 2016. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by, wife, Cleo Bala-Casino. Visitation from 6:00pm on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services 6:30pm. Visitation from 9:30am on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Our Lady of the Mount. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00am. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

RICHARD SOICHI ANIYA

Posted On January 4th, 2017 -

RICHARD SOICHI ANIYAAge 79, of Sacramento, CA, passed away November 28, 2016 in Sacramento. Born July 10, 1937 in Waipahu, HI. He is survived by daughter, Reona Aniya Gilchrist; son, Larry Aniya; brothers, Morris (Gertie) Aniya, Dennis Aniya; sisters, Irene Sora, Bertha Laubscher; 1 grandson; 1 great-grandson. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 8) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

RICHARD SHOKURO INOUYE

Posted On January 4th, 2017 -

Age 82, of Mililani, HI, passed away November 29, 2016 in Aiea. Born January 11, 1934 in Honolulu, HI. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from the City & County of Honolulu Highway Division as a materials inspector. He is survived by wife, Molly M. Inouye; sons, Dr. David (Sandy) Inouye, Ryan (Sherry) Inouye, Stephen Inouye; daughter, Denyse (Dr. Michel) Carrie; brothers: Frank (Chick) Inouye, Harold (Jane) Inouye; sisters, Gladys Okita, Mildred (Tom) Yamada, Lillian Kawano, Leatrice Von Wronski, Deidre (Clifford) Young, Lylene Sakamoto; 7 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 10) at the Mililani Hongwanji (95-257 Kaloapau St., Mililani); memorial service 6:00 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

Eleanor Kahili Kaliko

Posted On January 4th, 2017 -

91, of Nanakuli, Waianae, Hawaii, passed away on December 23, 2016. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Ronald and Robert, daughters Beverly Mariano, Myrah, Gwen Hepa, Abbie, Aldnette Kalama, Helen Valder, Dale Wong, Gale, and Penny, and many of nephews, nieces, and grandchildren. Services will be held on January 11, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Visitation 10:30AM, Service 11:30AM. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery at 1PM. - Aloha attire - Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Orlindo Arcala Delos Santos

Posted On January 4th, 2017 -

Orlindo Arcala Delos Santos70, Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away on December 27, 2016. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, he is survived by his spouse Victoria Delos Santos, mother Victorina Delos Santos, sister Sally (Dong) Mejia, sons Wesley (Jackie) Delos Santos, Arnel (Emma) Delos Santos, Rommel (Lani) Delos Santos, and 6 grandchildren. He is predeceased by son Don Delos Santos. Services will be held on January 6, 2017 at St. Joseph Church. Visitation 10:30AM, Service 12PM. Burial will follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park at 3PM. Casual attire. Flowers are welcome. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

SIANE SAMA TUUGA

Posted On January 4th, 2017 -

Age 77, of Honolulu, HI, passed away December 5, 2016 in Honolulu. Born November 22, 1939 in Vailoa, American Samoa. She is survived by daughters, Elemae Tuuga, Loretta Sola; hanai sons, Puipui Tuuga, Luani Ki; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 7) at Hawaii 1st Samoan Assembly of God Church (1420 Palama St., Honolulu); funeral service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park.

Abigail Umi Yates

Posted On January 3rd, 2017 -

87,of Makakilo, died December 8, 2016 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. Preceded in death by daughter Jaqueline. Survived by husband: James, sons: James, Jr. (Lil), Steven; daughters Rae (Scott) Makaena, Ramona (Joseph) You, Sherwin (Ronald) Dela Cruz; 14 grand- children, 21 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00am on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 92-900 Makakilo Drive, Makakilo, Hi 96707 Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

RODOLFO “RUDY” QUIOCHO PADER

Posted On January 3rd, 2017 -

Age 77, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 2, 2016 in Ewa Beach. Born September 17, 1939 in Rancho, Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Pacific Home Furnishing Inc. in Pearl City. He was a member of Santanians of Oahu. He is survived by wife, Maria C. Pader; son, Joseph Pader; daughter, Marie (Kennedy) Go; sisters, Soledad Pader, Hilaria Quiocho, Arcenia Pader, Pacita Tuason; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 8) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Monday (Jan. 9) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); mass 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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