Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

WALTER PUCK WO YEE

Posted On September 1st, 2013 -

WALTER PUCK WO YEE 86, of Honolulu, a retired United Postal Service clerk and an Army veteran, died at St. Francis Hospice on August 16, 2013. Born May 20, 1927 in Haleiwa. He is survived by the Chu family: Peggy, Ronnie, Anson, and Andy, beloved dog Cookie; brothers Melvin and Robert, sisters Puck Lin Wat and Violet (Calvin Tam), five nephews and nine nieces. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Friday, September 6 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Phyllis Quon Yee

Posted On September 1st, 2013 -

PHYLLIS QUON YEE 84, Honolulu, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013. She was borned to the late Margaret Choy and Joseph Bung Sun Quon, on June 24, 1929, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is a Graduate of Maryknoll High School. Phyllis was a Benefits specialist at Dole Cannery for almost 50 years, and finally retired when Dole closed their doors. Her Aloha was to lend a helping hand in any way to everyone she knew and met. Phyllis is survived by her husband, Joseph (Joe) Yee, son, Joseph (Sonny) Yee II (Christie), Joycelyn Kim (Ben), JoAnne Kegley (Michael). She was blessed with 8 Grand- children, Ally, Joey, & Cailynn Yee, Kellene & Adam Kim, Kristine, Jonathan (Czarina), & Steven Kegley. Her services will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at Diamond Head Memorial. Memorial service will be 9:00 – 9:30, viewing from 9:30 – 11:00, followed by reflections of her life and burial. In honor of Phyllis the family request Aloha attire.

Nobuyo Hirata Kanda

Posted On August 31st, 2013 -

NOBUYO HIRATA KANDA Died on August 16, 2013 at the age of 96. She was born in Honolulu and moved to Pahala on the Big Island after she got married. She owned and managed the Kanda Store and Gift Shop in Pahala for 30 years before moving back to Honolulu with her husband in 1970. She then worked at Sears at the Ala Moana Shopping Center until her retirement in 1997 on her 80th birthday. She loved to travel all over the world, play golf, and test her skill at blackjack in Las Vegas. Nobuyo Kanda is survived by daughters Lynette “Ko” (Glenn) Miyataki and Diane “Didi” (Wayne) Iwaoka; son Neal (Lynette Lo) Kanda; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her husband Minoru Kanda. Private services were held on August 25, 2013.

YASUE “SUE” YAMANE

Posted On August 31st, 2013 -

YASUE SUE YAMANE Memorial services for the late Yasue “Sue” Yamane, 84-year-old, Waialua, HI born resident of Monterey Park, who passed away on August 27, 2013, will be held on Wednesday, September 4, 7 p.m. at Evergreen Baptist Church of San Gabriel Valley 323 Workman Mill Rd., La Puente, CA 91746. Aloha attire and bright colors are welcome. Predeceased by her husband, Edward M. Yamane; she is survived by her children, Michael (Katherine) Yamane and Lori (James) Kodama both of California, and Patti (Edward) Shinoda of Hawaii; grandchildren, Jessica, Daniel, Rebecca, Veronica and Eryca Yamane, Kailee, Kimberly and Kristine Kodama, and Nicole (Dustin) Major all of California, Cassidy Shinoda and Callie Shinoda both of Hawaii; siblings, Marilyn T. (Tets) Sakuda, Gavin (Dot) Yamauchi of Hawaii, and Carol Toyota; she is also survived by other relatives here and in Hawaii. www.fukuimortuary.com (213) 626-0441

DAVID KUM CHUNG CHUN

Posted On August 31st, 2013 -

DAVID KUM CHUNG CHUN David Kum Chung Chun (Porky), 92, of Haleiwa passed peacefully on 8/22/13. Survived by wife Angeline, children Jeffrey, Charlene, Davelynn, Joycelynn, and Shirleen, 17 grandchildren and 13 great- grand-children. Visitation 9:30am funeral service 10:30am, Diamond Head Chapel, Tuesday 9/3/13, burial at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe 1:00pm.

WAYNE SUMISO TAGAMI

Posted On August 30th, 2013 -

WAYNE SUMISO TAGAMI Age 68, of Honolulu, passed away August 11, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born July 9, 1945 in Honolulu. He is survived by wife, Iris A. Tagami; sons, Kevin S. Tagami, Jeffrey (Sharlene) S. Tagami; brothers, Robert (Frances) Tagami, Bernard (Merle) Tagami, George Tagami; sisters, Mildred Chikuma, Gladys (Glenn) Kadoyama, Betty (Richard) Ito; 2 grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday 9/6 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Inurnment 10:30 a.m. Saturday 9/7 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

ALLAN BOB CHAMIZO

Posted On August 30th, 2013 -

ALLAN BOB CHAMIZO Age 71, of Pearl City, HI, passed away August 3, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born June 6, 1942 in Lihue, Kauai. Retired pipefitter for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop #56. He is survived by wife, Priscilla Chamizo; sons, Allan Chamizo, Jr. of LV, Jeremy (Rayn) Chamizo; daughter, Teresa (Gareth) Matutino; sisters, Barbara (Frank) Racoma, Rhona (David) Ouldhouse of TX, Kathleen (Rick) Carr of TX; 8 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

REYFULDO RUMBAOA CADIZ

Posted On August 30th, 2013 -

REYFULDO RUMBAOA CADIZ Age 90, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away August 6, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born February 12, 1923 in Cadaratan, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Eugenia C. Cadiz; daughters, Leony (Al) Miranda, Esther (Dan) Belleza, Mely (Ron), Aguinaldo, Rebecca (Steven) Balderas, Ellen (Rollie) Donato, Leah (Dexter) Cho; brothers, Alfredo (Maxima) Cadiz, Florendo (Corazon) Cadiz; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 4) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

KEIJI AMEMIYA

Posted On August 30th, 2013 -

KEIJI AMEMIYA Age 88, of Mililani, HI, passed away August 20, 2013 in Mililani. Born March 3, 1925 in Opaeula, Waialua, Honolulu. Retired superintendent for Dole Wahiawa and Lion’s Club member for 52 years. He is survived by wife, Setsuko Amemiya; sons, Roy (Marilyn) Amemiya, Chris (Anne) Amemiya; daughters, Corinne (Edwin) Watanabe, Jan (Randy) Iwase, Debra Luning; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great- great-grandchildren; brothers, Ronald (Caroline) Amemiya, Clayton (Jan) Amemiya; sisters, Grace (Sadamu) Sakai, Kuniko Kay (William) Griffith, Hoshiko (Howard) Miike, Brenda (Larry) Henry. Visitation 5:15 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 4) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:15 p.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

RAYMUNDO VIOLA CARDANO, SR.

Posted On August 30th, 2013 -

RAYMUNDO VIOLA CARDANO, SR. Age 80, of Aiea, HI, passed away August 5, 2013 in Honolulu. Born March 20, 1933 in Bombon, Camarines Sur, Philippines. Retired from Waikiki Business Plaza. He is survived by wife, Pancracia S. Cardano; sons, Antonio (Ruby) Cardano, Nilo Cardano, Raymundo (Joyce) Cardano, Jr., Noli (Mina) Cardano, Nestor (Gaudelia) Cardano; daughters, Violeta Cardano, Norma (Robert) Bray; 19 grandchildren; brother, Efepanio Cardano. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 4) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 11:30 a.m., Prayer Service 12:00 noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

CLEOTILDE MAGBUAL ILACAS

Posted On August 30th, 2013 -

CLEOTILDE MAGBUAL ILACAS Age 91, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 7, 2013. Born in Caraitan, Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of Badoc Pinili Association. She is survived by sons, Jimmy (Remedios) Laforga, Carlo Laforga, Rodolfo “Rudy” Laforga; 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Leona Madalipay, Florentina Vergara. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 4) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

WILBUR “PIILANI” GRAY

Posted On August 30th, 2013 -

WILBUR PIILANI GRAY Age 78, of Waialua, HI, passed away August 4, 2013 in Waialua. Born July 24, 1935 in Honolulu. Retired from Schofield Barracks as a mason. He is survived by wife, Wilda Jerviss Gray; daughters, Johnella (Michael) Riley, Jana (Johnny) Stultz, Joslyn (Kevin) McGuire; sons, Jeffrey (Debra) Gray, Jesse (Nicolette) Gray; 20 grandchildren; 18 great- grandchildren; sister, Jeanette (Frank) Crabbe. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (September 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LYNETTE “LEE” KUUALOHA JENSEN CHUN

Posted On August 30th, 2013 -

LYNETTE LEE KUUALOHA JENSEN CHUN Age 64, of Waianae, HI, passed away August 21, 2013 in Honolulu. Born July 6, 1949 in Honolulu, HI. Lynette was a judicial clerk with the Hawaii State Judiciary-Ewa Court. She was a stand up paddle surfer. She is survived by husband, Donald A. Chun, Sr.; sons, Donald A. (Nancy) Chun, Jr., Deacon P.K. (Abigail) Chun of CA; daughter, Donnette L. (Aaron) Sakamoto; brother, Julius Jensen, Jr.; sisters, Elaine (Edward) Lang, Diane (John) Halemano, Yvonne “Lei” Kuhlmann, Abigail (Arthur) Nishida, Aimee “Mamo” Jensen; 9 grandchildren. Visitation 5:15 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

YOSHIE SUGAWARA

Posted On August 29th, 2013 -

YOSHIE SUGAWARA Age 86, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 25, 2013 in Waipahu. Born December 20, 1926 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by husband, George Sugawara; sons, Glenn (Leatrice) Sugawara, Dean Sugawara; daughters, Eileen (Darrel) Higa, Amy Abarca; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grand- children. Private services were held.

CAROLINE RAWLINS LEE

Posted On August 29th, 2013 -

CAROLINE RAWLINS LEE 86 of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, died on July 16, 2013 in Kaneohe, Hawaii. She was born October 20, 1926, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was a homemaker. Survived by sons: Valory T.S., Gary T.S., Corey T.W. and Gregory W. Lee; daughter: Carol Ann Yamada; brothers: Edmund (Germaine) Rawlins and Allen (Sue) Napoleon; grandchildren and great-grand- children; nieces and nephews. Private Funeral Services held.

AMY K. AKAU

Posted On August 29th, 2013 -

AMY K. AKAU Aug. 6, 2013 Amy K. Akau, 85, of Kaimuki, housewife/school bus driver, died in Honolulu. She is survived by sons: Richard Jr, James, Maurice, Christopher, Patrick Sr; daughters: Christine, Catherine, Corrine, Cynthia, Amy; 22 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 am, Sat. 8/31 at Star of the Sea Church. Service 12:00. Burial 2:15 pm at Diamond Head Cemetery. Casual Attire.

Robert “Mac” McClung Sr.

Posted On August 28th, 2013 -

ROBERT “MAC” MCCLUNG SR. 80, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2013 and surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Trout, Greenbrier City, West Virginia on September 3, 1932. After serving 20-years, as a MSgt in the United States Air Force, he retired spending most of his time in Hawaii. Upon his retirement in 1969, he started the next phase of his career as a general contractor in Ewa Beach where he worked for another 20- years. In 1989, Robert started his last and most beloved career as a business owner and pawnbroker at Ewa Beach Buy & Sell for 22-years, before his final retirement in 2011. He was deeply loved and helped many people over the years. He is survived by his wife; Kuulei (Saffery), Three sons; Donald G. (Mandy), Robert A. Jr, and Charles K. McClung, Brothers; James E. (Charlotte) & Ronald Lee (Shelby) Willard, Sister; Patty Lou (Karl) Terwilliger, 7 grand children, and 11 great grand children. Join us as we celebrate his life by attending his funeral service on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Hawaii Memorial Park Mortuary. Visitation: 10:30a.m, services: 11:00a.m, Burial: 2:00p.m at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire, flowers welcome.

GLENN KAUWILA PANG-CHING

Posted On August 28th, 2013 -

GLENN KAUWILA PANG-CHING Feb. 10, 1931 – Oct. 07, 2012 Glenn “Bunky” Pang-Ching of Honolulu died in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, Hi, he was a Kamehameha schools graduate, Class of ’49; a Korean War veteran; a teacher/audiologist; a so-so golfer; an avid reader and a doting Grandpa-Gung. He is survived by his wife, Setsuyo Susan; daughters, Carolyn (Steve) Morikawa and Cindy (Jerry Kerry) Pang-Ching; sister, Glenda (Sam) White; sister-in-law, June Pang-Ching and grandchildren, Alia, Malcolm and Mari. Private memorial services held. No flowers or koden (monetary offering). We extend our mahalo to all those who knew Glenn in sharing their aloha with him.

CHRISTINE YAEKO ISHIGAMI KOMORI

Posted On August 28th, 2013 -

CHRISTINE YAEKO ISHIGAMI KOMORI At the age of 86, “NANA” peacefully started her journey to eternal life on August 20, 2013 in the comfort of her home holding the hand of her “sweetheart of 64 years” as he read her the final chapter of Sutras. She was born on September 10, 1926 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Secretary of Buster’s Repair Services, Inc. and a member of the Soto Mission of Hawaii. She is survived by husband, Buster M. Komori, daughters, Leslie M. Silva, Charlene (G. Andy) Dunlap, sons, Jared (Pattie) Komori, David (Linda) Komori. Seven grand-children, Ryane Doi, Lyndi Doi, Lance (Erin) Komori, Aaron (Saya) Komori, Kristie (Alf) Dela Vega, Allen Komori, and Lauren Komori. Four great-grand-children, Riley Doi, Mackenzie Doi, Kaleb Komori, and Leah Komori. Hanai great grandchild, Mycah Lee. Sister, Mrs. Yoshiko Sato. Goddaughter, Jennie Tamashiro. Nana’s life will be celebrated on Monday, September 2, 2013 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary Visitation starts at 4:00 p.m. Service at 5:00 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

PAULA GAVINO FREDELUCES

Posted On August 27th, 2013 -

PAULA GAVINO FREDELUCES Age 98, of Aiea, HI, passed away August 7, 2013 in Aiea. Born June 18, 1915 in Cavite, Philippines. A lifetime of volunteer work with American Red Cross, Tripler Army Medical Center, Cub Scouts, Ladies Auxiliary Fleet Reserve Assn., Aiea Lions Club, St. Elizabeth Filipino Catholic Church. She is survived by sons, Angel (Lorna) Fredeluces, Emil Fredeluces; sister, Carmen Santiago; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; daughter- in-law, Ellen Fredeluces. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (August 29) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu). Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Friday (August 30) at St Elizabeth Catholic Church; (99-312 Moanalua Rd., Aiea). Mass 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

KIYOMORI “KEN” MAKABE

Posted On August 27th, 2013 -

KIYOMORI KEN MAKABE Age 85, of Pearl City, HI, passed away June 30, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born September 1, 1927 in Peahi, Maui, HI. He retired as a aircraft electrician from Hickam Air Force Base. He is survived by spouse, Akiko Makabe; son, Lloyd (Zeny) Makabe; daughter, Pamela (Jon) Yoshioka; brothers, Henry Makabe, Melvin Makabe; sister, Jacqueline Oya; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (August 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

REV. JACK IAN HATTON

Posted On August 27th, 2013 -

REV. JACK IAN HATTON Rev. Jack Ian Hatton, age 90, of Kansas City, MO, passed away August 23, 2013. Funeral to be held Thursday, August 29 at 12NOON CST at Floral Hills Funeral Home with visitation at 11AM CST. Burial to follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Jack was born August 6, 1923 in Trenton, MO. Preceded in death by daughter Sharon Leilani Watanabe; father John Hatton; & mother Valeria Hatton. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Norma Lee Hatton; sons Bruce Hatton of Cameron, MO, & John Hatton of Long Island, NY; daughter Carol Lee Ramos (Larry) of Kansas City, MO; sister Rev. Jean Churchill of Honolulu, HI; grandchildren, great-grand- children, nieces, & nephews. Jack served in the US Army and was stationed in Burma & Calcutta, India in World War II. Upon returning from the war, he married Norma, and they moved to Hawaii to work as Christian missionaries in 1950. Jack served as a church pastor in Hawaii. When he retired from the ministry in 1987, a large part of his heart always remained in Hawaii. He will be deeply missed by all his family and friends. Condolences for the family may be left at www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com. (Arrangements by DW Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd, KCMO, 816-353-1218)

BERDENE AKIKO YOKOO

Posted On August 27th, 2013 -

BERDENE AKIKO YOKOO Age 82, of Mililani, HI, passed away August 23, 2013 in Aiea. Born October 12, 1930 in Ookala, Big Island, Hawaii. A member of the Cornerstone Fellowship Church, Mililani. She retired as a customer service representative from Castle & Cooke. She is survived by son, Lyman (Traci) Yokoo; daughters, Liz (Robert) Horii, Jill (Steven) Chiang; brothers, George (Ada) Kaneoka, Donald (Elsie) Kaneoka; sisters, Chris Sugita, Joanne (John) Tao, Helen (George) Tamayori; 6 grand- children. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Saturday (August 31) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please. No monetary/ koden envelopes please.

PAUL KAPUHIWA JONES

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

PAUL KAPUHIWA JONES Age, 66, of Kaneohe, passed July 31, 13 at home peacefully. Surviving children: Natalie, Paul, Brian, Paula, Shanalyn, & Malia. Siblings: Leilani Tollefsen, Ed Jones, Jr. Services: 2 pm. – 4 pm. Thurs., Sept. 5, at Moanalua Mortuary. Ashes: Sept. 6, Waikiki Beach.

ELLEN LOUISE MILLER BLOEDE

Posted On August 26th, 2013 -

ELLEN LOUISE MILLER BLOEDE Ellen Miller Bloede, 90, passed away August 11, 2013 at her home in Kahala. She was born December 21, 1922 in Honolulu to Ralph W. Miller and Phoebe (Keanini) Miller. She was a 1941 Kamehameha Schools graduate. Ellen was a retired Social Worker with the State of Hawaii, Child Protective Services Division. She had also volunteered as a docent at the Bishop Museum and was an active member in the community. She left behind her beloved husband of 66 years, Victor Carl Bloede; son, Keoni; daughter, Pamela (David) Yoshitake; 6 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services and inurnment were held at Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific.

GREGORIO B. IRIS SR.

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

GREGORIO B. IRIS SR. Age 92, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away July 31, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born May 9, 1921 in Buguey, Cagayan, Philippines. A loving husband, father of six with a successful career of 30 years as a milkman delivery truck driver with Meadow Gold Dairies. Preceded in death by his parents, Vicente and Antonina Iris; wife, Jolita T. Iris and grandson, Nelsen Bernardo. He is survived by sons, Gregorio B. (Kathy) Iris Jr., Ben (Robin) Iris; daughters, Erlinda (Norman Sr.) Bernardo of Utah, Janice (Bonifacio Jr.) Balanay, Carol (Gary) Asano, Gloria Santiago; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (August 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

EDITHA ALEJO MUNCAL

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

EDITHA ALEJO MUNCAL Age 70, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 29, 2013 in Aiea. Born October 16, 1942 in Carmona Cavite, Philippines. Formerly employed by Skychef Catering, and retired from Aramark at Aloha Stadium. She is survived by husband, Manuel R. Muncal; sons, Edwin A. Muncal, Edinol A. Muncal; daughters, Leila M. (Michael) Marcelino, Joy A. Muncal; sisters, Anita J. (Leonardo) Barrera, Sara J. Peji, Soledad J. (Amando) De Jesus; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (August 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Saturday (August 31) at Our Lady of Good Council Church; (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

JOHN K.N. KANEHAILUA

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

JOHN K.N. KANEHAILUA The family of the late John K. N. Kanehailua wishes to express our heartfelt thanks for your words of comfort and warm expressions of sympathy We appreciate the love and friendship extended to our family throughout the years and especially at this time. We would also like to send our deepest love and appreciation to our Galton-Paris family for always loving and supporting both our parents throughout the years and continuing to be there for us unconditionally. Clu Kanehailua and family Jill & Daniel Posiulai and family

PAUL S. KENNEDY

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

PAUL S. KENNEDY Rev. Paul S. Kennedy “Papa Paul”, age 79, Honolulu Hawaii passed away at home on August 20th, 2013. He was born on 7/28/1934 to Bishop Harry S. Kennedy and Katharine K. Kennedy in Denver, Colorado. He was convinced he was the favorite son amongst his four brothers, Bruce, David, Joel and Mark who all moved to Hawaii in 1944. He was married to his loving wife of 50 years, Rebe H. Kennedy on November, 18th, 1963. Paul attended ‘Iolani School and graduated in 1952 and went on to earn a B.A. from Trinity College and a Master of Divinity degree from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific. In between, he served for three years as a jet bomber pilot for the Strategic Air Command in Arkansas. From 1963-1966 he was co-director for Project LIFE in Guatemala during which time he was ordained in the Episcopal Church and served as diocesan coordinator as well as welcomed his first and favorite child, Raquel. He moved his small family to Mexico City in 1968 to serve as chaplain and instructor in sociology at the St. Andrew’s Seminary in Mexico City during which another favorite child was born, Paul Che. In 1970 the family moved to Tucson, AZ to continue his passion for learning in Urban Anthropology. Here, his final favorite child was born, Ian. Papa Paul’s passion for teaching and love of Hawaii brought him back to Oahu in 1970 where he started his career at his alma mater, ‘Iolani School. Here he greatly impacted the lives of many during his time as a Teacher, Counselor & Head of Admissions. He retired in 1996 after 26 years of dedicated service. After his retirement, he was heavily involved with the Hawaii Literacy Society as a volunteer teacher and trainer as well as a part time teacher of AP Psychology at ‘Iolani School. Papa Paul had a deep love of sports, especially playing tennis, and was an avid supporter of all the ‘Iolani Sports teams as well as any team his grandchildren played on. He is survived by his loving wife, Rebe Kennedy, three children, Raquel Leong, Paul Che Kennedy & Ian Kennedy and five grandchildren, Timothy & Daniel Leong and Connor, Julia & Kai Kennedy and walking partner, Scooby. We will miss him dearly, especially his sense of humor. We love you, Papa. The funeral will be a private family service with ashes scattered at sea. A Eucharist Service open to all will be held in Paul’s honor on Saturday, August 31, 2013, 9am at St. Alban’s Chapel, ‘Iolani School. In lieu of flowers the family requests that gifts be made in his honor to ‘Iolani School. All gifts will be directed to the Scholarship Fund.

THOMAS LEO HORNER, SR.

Posted On August 25th, 2013 -

CAPT. (USN RET.) THOMAS LEO HORNER, SR. 97, of Honolulu, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2013. He retired as Chief of Staff COM14, CINCPAC Fleet, Pearl Harbor and Senior Account Executive at Insurance Associates Inc. He was a veteran of WWII, Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was born in Mohall, N. Dakota. He is survived by wife, Philomena T. Horner; sons, Thomas M. and Thomas L., Jr. Horner; daughters, Sandra M. Bourquin and Michele A. Horner; brother, Paul Horner; 16 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Star of the Sea Church. Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.


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