Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Anne Hyde Rice Moncrief

Posted On July 2nd, 2014 -

645013 Anne Moncrief  Pub 7-2-14ANNE HYDE RICE MONCRIEF Anne Hyde Rice Moncrief, of Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, passed away on June 29, 2014 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 71. Born in Lihue, Kauai on July 16, 1942. She was a chairman of Kauai Museum and a fellow of the National Tropical Botanical Gardens, loving Mother and sister. Preceded in death by her parents, Jack & Edith Rice Plews. She is survived by her daughters, Emmy (Michael) Copriviza, California; Juliet (Kuma) Moncrief, Big Island; Heather (Richard) Waters, Virginia; brother, John Plews, Honolulu; 4 grandchildren Anthony, Courtney, Katie & Lauren. Numerous Aunties & Uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Celebration of life will be held on Saturday July 5, 2014 at the Lihue Cemetery Service at 4:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Kauai Museum and the National Tropical Botanical Gardens. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Koloa, Kauai.

Dolores Gapusan Viernes

Posted On July 2nd, 2014 -

DOLORES GAPUSAN VIERNES Age 90, of Honolulu, HI, passed away on June 15, 2014 in Maluhia Long Term Care Health Center. Born June 3, 1924 in Ka`u, Hawaii. Retired Housekeeper for the Hale Koa Hotel and member of Surong Valley (Vintar) International Association. She is survived by daughter, Nela (Ricarte) Agbayani; sons, Carlos (Irene) Viernes, Lito (Hazel) Viernes, Erol Viernes; sister, Estela (Tranquilino) Rivera, of California; 7 grand- children and 8 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Sunday 7/6 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Monday 7/7 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetary. Casual/Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

ALEJANDRA “ANDRING” MALONG PASCUAL

Posted On July 2nd, 2014 -

ALEJANDRA ANDRING MALONG PASCUAL Age 84, of Honolulu, HI, passed away June 4, 2014 in Honolulu. Born February 27, 1930 in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Phillippines. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (July 2) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St); Service 10:00 a.m.; Urn burial at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

LOIS “ROMING” ISNEC

Posted On July 2nd, 2014 -

LOIS ROMING ISNEC Age 51, of Kualapu’u. Maui, HI, passed away on June 18, 2014 in Kaunakakai, HI. Born May 6, 1963 in Wahiawa, HI. She is survived by lifetime partner, Lioa Vailea; sons, Taofia Piliati, Matthew Isnec; daughters, Ruth (Rudi) Isnec, Naomi Isnec, Filiga (Punahele) Yagin; brothers, John (Cindy) Isnec, Boyd Isnec, Ernest Isnec; sister Fhenella Fox; and 2 grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (July 5) Wahiawa LDS Church., (44 Leilehua Rd., Wahiawa); Service 10:30 a.m.; Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

FRANKLIN HARRISON TAI NIN CHANG

Posted On July 1st, 2014 -

7-1 FRANKLIN CHANGFRANKLIN HARRISON TAI NIN CHANG Age 79 of Pearl City passed peacefully on March 27th. He grew up in Kahuku, Oahu and was the youngest in a proud family of 9. Franklin was a 1952 boarding graduate of the Kamehameha School for Boys. A former air guard reservist and employed trucker with Oahu Transport Company, he retired as a shipping clerk from Hawaii Stevedores Inc. He shared 47 years in marriage with Angeline “Sweetheart” Laanui (preceded 2002). Franklin and Angeline looked forward to their annual treks to Las Vegas and Anaheim. A man of few words, Franklin and Angeline both understood the value of education in rearing their family. They are survived by Dwayne (Elaine); Dr. F. Healani Chang (Charles Wren); Anthony (preceded 1960); Daren; and Darwin (Miriam), plus nieces and nephews. They thoroughly enjoyed visits, stay-overs and shared activities with their grandchildren – Christian “Alaka’i”; Kaylen “Kela”; Peyton “Akonia’okalani”; Paxon “Kalahikiola” and Kailee “Poha’i”. Services were private.

Magdalene Kanoe Kanamu “Sister” Guerrero Souza

Posted On July 1st, 2014 -

7-1-Magdalene-SouzaMAGDALENE KANOE KANAMU SISTER GUERRERO SOUZA November 3, 1927 – June 26, 2014 M. Kanoe “Sister” Souza of Kapahulu, Oahu is among the stars and joined our Heavenly Father on June 26, 2014, peacefully while at home with her loved ones at her side. Sister as her family called her, was born in Kapahulu to Samuel P. and Lena Guerrero on November 3, 1927. She resided in Kapahulu until her passing. A 1945 graduate of St. Andrew Priory, Kanoe entered the work force at Board of Water Supply, and later went to Hawaiian Tele Co, first in the Safety Department then as a legal secretary, where she retired in 1984. Kanoe, then went to work at Kapiolani Women’s and Children’s Medical Center in the Public Relations Department. An exquisite hula dancer, a member of the Lena Guerrero Hula Troup that entertained military troops during WWII. As a soloist, she danced at several night club’s including, the La Hula Rumba, Lau Yee Chai and the Niu Malu Hotel, where the Hilton Hawaiian Village stands today. Kanoe spoke of how privileged she was to have danced for three different visiting President’s. She also traveled with the Kamehameha Glee Club as their vocalist and soloist hula dancer. An avid golfer, Sister was a member of the Hawaiian Girls Golf Club, Navy Marine and Hickam Women’s Golf Club. She was a member of Board of National/Local Legal Secretaries, Junior Golf Hawaii Association, where she was particularly known for her enjoyment of championing the young golfers of Hawaii. In retirement, besides playing golf weekly, Sister volunteered reading for the Library for the Blind and received the Governor’s Award for Community Services. She particularly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Kanoe, Sweetheart, Mom, Grandma, Sister, Aunty is survived by her husband of sixty years, Sammy, son Stan (Darnette), daughters Phyllis Cockett, Candy Coelho (Eric), and Mahealani Amerino (Randy). Eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Marge Kekauoha (Phillip) and Haunani Ching (Billy) as well as numerous nephews and nieces. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Services at 11:15 with interment to follow. Aloha Attire.

Brenadette Jo Iwalani Kaneshiro

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

BRENADETTE JO IWALANI KANESHIRO Brenadette Jo Iwalani Kaneshiro, 63, of Makawao, Maui, passed away on June 11, 2014. She was born on May 6, 1951, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 7:00 p.m.; cremation will follow. The family requests aloha attire, and limiting flowers to leis only. Brenadette was an Operations Utility Worker from Kamehemeha Schools. She is predeceased by her father, Joseph Haili Keahi; survived by her husband, Steven Kaneshiro; son, Rad (April) Kaneshiro; daughter, Holly (Burt) Ferguson; mother, Betty Keahi; sister, Marsha (Derrick) Yoshimura; and grandchildren; Lance (Britney Keahi) Vierra, Keanu Ferguson, Aalyah Pali-Kaneshiro, Noah Tavares, Kealii Pacheco, and Ret Cravalho. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com

SHUNICHI KINA “LEFTY”

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

6-29-Shunichi-Kina-SHUNICHI KINA LEFTY Age 83, of Honolulu, passed away on June 8, 2014, in Queen’s Medical Center. Born in South Hilo, Hawaii, he was the owner of Bowling Shirts, Inc. Preceded in death by his wife, Tsuruko, Mr. Kina is survived by his son, Jason; daughters, Shirley (Glenn) Nagata, Karen (Wayne) Suehisa and Elaine Kina; grandchildren, Shelby Nagata, Kelcie Lei Nagata, Michael Suehisa and Christopher Suehisa; brothers, Kenko (Fumiko), Bruce Sadao (Alice) and Tatsuo “Cappy” (Etsumi) Kina. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; funeral service 6:00 p.m. Casual attire.

Frank Keliikahananui Lodl

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

6-29-LODL-Pub6-29-LODL-Pub-2FRANK KELIIKAHANANUI LODL Sept. 8 1944 – June 29, 2013 My Darling Husband, it’s been a year now since you left to be with our Lord. I miss you more and more with each passing day. I will forever Love you and Miss you. I believe that Heaven is even sweeter now that you’re there. It also helps me to know that “IN DIS LIFE” I was LOVED by you. Loving you, Your Wife Marjorie I can’t remember when you weren’t there. When I didn’t’ care for anyone but you. And I swear we’ve been through everything there is. Can’t imagine anything we’ve missed. Can’t imagine anything the two of us can’t do. Through the years you’ve never let me down. You turned my life around. The sweetest days I’ve found, I’ve found with you. Through the years I’ve never been afraid. I live the life we’ve made. And I’m so glad I stayed right here with you, Through the years! I can’t remember what I used to do. Who I trusted and who I listened to before. I swear you taught me everything I know. Can’t imagine meeting someone so. Through the years it seems to me. I NEED YOU MORE AND MORE. Through the years, through all the good and bad. I know how much we had. I’ve always been so glad to be with you. Through the years its better every day. You kissed my tears away. As long as its okay, I’ll stay with you through the years. Through the years when everything went wrong. Together we were strong. I know that I belong right here with you. Through the years I’ve never had a doubt. We’d always work things out. I’ve learned what life’s about. BY LOVING YOU.. Through the years!

ARLENE WONG KING

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

ARLENE WONG KING Educator, died in New Jersey on June 15, 2014 at age 74. Arlene was the daughter of the late George and Doris (Luke) Wong, born and raised in Kahuku, Hawaii. Arlene graduated from Oregon State University and Teachers College, Columbia University. Arlene lived and worked in East Orange, NJ and also taught in Kailua-Kona, HI for a short time. Arlene is survived by her children, Lorrie (Edbert), Douglas, Leidene, Dennis and Eric; former husband, Kenneth King; sisters, Rita Gonzales and Jacqueline Nowell, and many relatives and friends who loved her. Services will be held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014: Visitation: 10-10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church, 2124 Pauoa Rd, Honolulu, HI Mass: 10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church Internment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park, 529 18th Ave, Honolulu, HI Aloha attire. Repast will follow at Park In lieu of flowers, Arlene requested that donations be made out to her beloved Holy Spirit/Our Lady Help of Christian’s church located at 17 North Clinton Street, East Orange, NJ 07107. Please note “Arlene Wong King” on your donation. Donations will support the church and the children’s choir.

YAYOE “ELSIE” YAMAMOTO

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

YAYOE ELSIE YAMAMOTO Passed away on June 3, 2014. She was preceeded in death by her husband, George Saburo Yamamoto, who passed away on July 25, 2013. She is survived by 3 children, 5 grand- children and 2 great grand- children. Private services held.

RICHARD PAUL SAUNDERS JR.

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

RICHARD PAUL SAUNDERS JR. 73 years old of Kailua, passed away on June 12, 2014 at Straub Hospital. Born October 25, 1940 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He served in the Hawaii Air National Guard as a recruiter and worked for the federal government for over 32 years. He is survived by wife Edwina J. Medeiros Saunders; Sons, Rick (Charlene) Saunders, Ed (Ashlyn) Saunders, Robert (Karla) Saunders, Anthony (Shanielle) Saunders; Brother, Milton Saunders; Sisters, Dorothy Ae, Agnes Saunders; Grand- children, Mia, Kayla, RP Saunders, Waianuhea, Kaleimakali’i Saunders, Tyler, Ashley, Evan Saunders, Brandt Izumo; Great-Grandson, Tanner Pattison. Visitation at 9:30 am Thursday, July 3, at Borthwick Mortuary Mauka Chapel Downtown, burial at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery Kaneohe at 2:00 pm.

GRASIN “BILLY” RAGRAGOLA

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

GRASIN BILLY RAGRAGOLA Age 77, of Waialua, HI, passed away June 9, 2014 in Waialua. Born October 2, 1936 in Lahaina, Maui. Retired welder for the Civil Services. He is survived by sons, Cory (Elizabeth) Ragragola, Grayson (Ruby) Ragragola, Dexter (Cheryl) Ragragola, Erick (Patricia) Ragragola, Kohl (Lynise) Ragragola, Kordeil (Michele) Ragragola; daughters, Carolyn (Eddie) Okami, Ramona Ragragola, Kazmeir Ragragola; brothers, Sonny (Millie) Ragragola, Phillip (Lolly) Ragragola; sister: Marina Que; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 1 great- great-grandchild. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (July 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LUCY MATTOS VILANOVA

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

LUCY MATTOS VILANOVA Age 87, of Pearl City, HI, passed away June 12, 2014 in Aiea. Born November 13, 1926 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by husband, Santiago Vilanova; sons, Wilfred (Teresa) Vilanova of San Antonio, TX, Edwin (Regina) Vilanova of Iola, TX; daughters, Carmen (Ernest) Koerte of Kauai, Yolanda (Joseph) Lopez, Jr. of Nevada; sisters, Alice Santana, Christina Pena, Mary Ann (Earl) Nishimura of Las Vegas; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (July 3) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu) Prayer Service 9:30 a.m. Committal Service 11:00 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire.

SALLY E. (CHANG) LEE

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

6-29-Sally-LeeSALLY E. (CHANG) LEE April 10, 1921 – May 13, 2014 Sally E. Chang-Lee died May 13, 2014 in Portland, OR, at the age of 93. Aunt Sally was born on April 10, 1921 in Kamuela, Hawaii. Sally was one of eight children born to Kim Young Song and Park Pong Nam. She grew up in Hilo and Honolulu, HI. During WWII she worked in the defense industry at Pearl Harbor, HI. She had two sons Clifford Lee and Addison Lee both deceased. She is survived in Portland by her nephew and his wife (Wayne and Georgia Armour), grand-niece (Allison Armour), and many relatives in Hawaii, Oregon, Idaho, New Mexico and New York. Sally was a voracious reader of books. Among her special interests were working crossword puzzles, arts and crafts (she loved to make Christmas ornaments), crocheting, and playing cards. Sally was a ranked Club Master Bridge player. In later years she loved to spend time at the Urban League Multicultural Senior Center, Portland, OR, where she had many friends. Sally will be buried with husband Isaac Z. Chang in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), HI. Isaac Chang was a US Infantry soldier killed on the island of Luzon, Philippines, during WWII. Aunt Sally was a Breast Cancer survivor and she never complained. She loved life. She was loved and will be missed by all.

ARLENE WONG KING

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

6-29-ARLENE-KINGARLENE WONG KING Educator, died in New Jersey on June 15, 2014 at age 74. Arlene was the daughter of the late George and Doris (Luke) Wong, born and raised in Kahuku, Hawaii. Arlene graduated from Oregon State University and Teachers College, Columbia University. Arlene lived and worked in East Orange, NJ and also taught in Kailua-Kona, HI for a short time. Arlene is survived by her children, Lorrie (Edbert), Douglas, Leidene, Dennis and Eric; former husband, Kenneth King; sisters, Rita Gonzales and Jacqueline Nowell, and many relatives and friends who loved her. Services will be held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014: Visitation: 10-10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church, 2124 Pauoa Rd, Honolulu, HI Mass: 10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church Internment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park, 529 18th Ave, Honolulu, HI Aloha attire. Repast will follow at Park In lieu of flowers, Arlene requested that donations be made out to her beloved Holy Spirit/Our Lady Help of Christian’s church located at 17 North Clinton Street, East Orange, NJ 07107. Please note “Arlene Wong King” on your donation. Donations will support the church and the children’s choir.

ROY KOENIG

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

6-29-Roy-KoenigROY KOENIG Died on 10/1/13 in Nashville. His funeral service will be held on Monday, July 7, 3 PM at Punchbowl National Cemetery.

FLORA CHIYOE YUASA

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

FLORA CHIYOE YUASA Age 93 of Mililani, HI, formerly of Waialua, passed away June 7, 2014 in Pearl City. Born May 17, 1921 in Waialua, HI. Retired from the Department of Defense, Fort Shafter. She is survived by sister, Evelyn Nishiyama; nieces, Karen Inouye, May Goto; nephews, Keith, Alan, Ken Yuasa; grandnieces & grand- nephews. Private Services held.

RICHARD “BIVA” ABIVA SR.

Posted On June 29th, 2014 -

6-29-RICHARD-ABIVA-SR.RICHARD “BIVA” ABIVA SR. On June 4, 2014, “Biva” joined the CREATOR and his oldest son, “Brotha”. .Born in Lahaina on October 28, 1935; a 1954 graduate of Farrington High School; a retired Lockheed Air Terminal aircraft-fueler and an Air Force veteran. He leaves behind his wife N.J. Moana; son Wade Keone; daughters Lynn Kehaulani and Dana TeMoana; granddaughter and caregiver, Nanea-Ashlynn TeMoana Abiva; grandsons Thomas Akoni Caires-Abiva and personal “kokua” to Papa; Wade ‘Liko” Abiva; hanai- grandson Kala Caberto;great- grandbabies, Aleia TeMoana “Peaches” and Araia Tehani “Pineki” Abiva-Caberto; his brother and best friend, James “Jimmy” Abiva; sister Irene Cunningham of Hawai’i Island. Predeceased by his son Richard “Brotha” Abiva Jr.; parents, Alfredo and Theresa; brothers Alfred Sr. and Robert Sr. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Oahu Cemetery Chapel and 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl… Lei welcome.

Lorraine Kimie Takemoto

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

LORRAINE KIMIE TAKEMOTO Age 91 of Honolulu passed on June 5, 2014. Born in Kahuku to Gunki and Momoi Narimatsu. She was a retired stock clerk for Shirokiya. She is survived by her son, Melvin (Lynda); daughter, Kathleen Tanaka (Sidney); 4 grandchildren and one great grandchild; brother, Charles Narimatsu (Betty); sister, Ruth Oshiro (Frank); and nieces and nephews. Private services were held.

ALICIA “ALICE” B. CABUCO

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

ALICIA ALICE B. CABUCO Age 78, of Waipahu, passed away June 7, 2014 in Waipahu. Born December 22, 1935 in Cavite City, Philippines. Retired Private Attorney in the Philippines She is survived by son, Jose (Gina) Cabuco; sisters, Antonia Cabuco, Stella (Manny) Andres of the Philippines; 3 grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday 7/3 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel, Waipio, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

HENRY “HOPPY” J. REIS, JR.

Posted On June 28th, 2014 -

6-28 HENRY REIS, JR.HENRY HOPPY J. REIS, JR. Henry James “Hoppy” Reis, Jr. age 92, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Queen’s Medical Center. Henry was born on November 18, 1921 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Henry and Adelaide Reis. He was a graduate of McKinley High School, class of 1941. Henry spent WWII as a Civilian Athletics Director with the Army Corps of Engineers. After the war he worked for the City & County of Honolulu, Department of Parks & Recreation, serving as a Playground Director, Gym & Playground Director, Camping Specialist, Administrative Assistant II and finally retiring as the Assistant Concession Contracts Officer after 30 years in 1977. Henry then took a position as the Assistant Athletic Director with the University of Hawaii Lab School until 1982 when he became the Equipment Manager at Iolani High School until his final retirement in 2002. Throughout his life Henry was always interested in sports and the mentoring of young athletes. Henry taught physical education, and coached numerous athletes in track, boxing, tennis, basketball, baseball, volleyball, football, life saving and swimming in the Honolulu recreational leagues. Henry was selected Pop Warner Football Coach of the Year by the Honolulu Quarterback’s club for 1959. Henry was predeceased by his sister, Alvina Taylor, brother Fredrick Reis, his wife Gertrude Reis and his youngest daughter, Tammy Soares. Henry is survived by his son, James M. (Pat) Reis, daughter, Stephanie L. (Jim) Sheehy, son-in-law, Mark Soares, 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, Makai Chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:00 a.m. Thursday. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

ALEXANDER RONALD PAIVA, SR.

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

6-27 Paiva, Sr. AlexanderALEXANDER RONALD PAIVA, SR. Age 71, of Kapolei, HI, passed away May 27, 2014 in Kapolei. Born December 31, 1942 in Honolulu, HI. Alexander was a retired police officer from the Honolulu Police Department & member of the X-Solo Motorcycle Club. He is survived by sons, Alex (Teresa) Paiva, Rick (Cheryl) Paiva, Darin (Samantha) Paiva, Johansen (Leilani) Paiva; companion, Theresa Opunui; brothers, Eugene Paiva, Albert (Yvonne) Paiva, George (Cheryl) Paiva; sisters, Ella (Bill) Gomes, Irene (Ray) Faust; 12 grand- children; 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m.

JEREMIAS “TATA JERRY” DOMINGO

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

JEREMIAS TATA JERRY DOMINGO Age 93, of Kualapu’u, Moloka’i, HI, passed away June 9, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Was a member of the 1946 Sakadas. Retired after 37 years at Del Monte as a supervisor, but better known as “Luna”. He is survived by sons, Rudy, Oliver (Jennifer), Abraham, Gerald (Stacey); grandchildren,Travis, Alexis Domingo. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (July 1) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Tata Jerry will be flown to Moloka’i and buried with his beloved wife, Modesta.

LEONORA “NORA” LAGON DEBOMA

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

LEONORA NORA LAGON DEBOMA Age 85, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 31, 2014 in Aiea. Born January 15, 1929 in Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Leonora was a member of the Filipino Senior Community Center of Tacoma, WA. She is survived by son, Lyndon (Debbie) Deboma of WA; daughters, Cleo (Randy) Asher, Diane (Billy) Doggett of WA; brother, Bernardo Lagon of Philippines; sisters, Paciencia Cacayorin of Philippines; 6 grandchildren; 1 great- grandchild. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (July 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (July 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

John Michael Ohelo

Posted On June 27th, 2014 -

Memorial Celebration JOHN MICHAEL OHELO June 29 Sunday Church of the Crossroads 1212 University Ave 6:30pm Program, 7:30pm Potluck

WAN YOUNG KIM

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

WAN YOUNG KIM Age 91, of Honolulu, HI, passed away June 10, 2014 in Honolulu. Born February 7, 1923 in Seoul, Korea. He is survived by sons, Jason Kim, Daniel Kim; daughter, Jinni K. Kido; 1 brother; 1 sister; 9 grandchildren. Private services were held.

BESSIE GALLARDO OBRA

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

BESSIE GALLARDO OBRA Age 86, of Honolulu, HI, passed away June 12, 2014 in Honolulu. Born June 8, 1928 in Kealia, Kauai, HI. Retired from Bank of America. Member of the ABWA (American Business Women’s Association) Club & United Visayan Club. She is survived by spouse, Raymond Kaliano Obra; sons, Kermit (Judy) Obra, Dexter (Michele) Obra, Lance Obra; 13 grandchildren; 21 great- grandchildren; 6 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (July 1) at Co-Cathedral of St Theresa; (712 North School St., Honolulu) Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

GLADYCE CLEMENT

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

GLADYCE CLEMENT Age 76, of Mililani, HI, passed away May 31, 2014 in Aiea. Born September 19, 1937 in Ka’u, HI. She is survived by husband, Robert E. Clement; son, Gordon S. Clement; daughter, Colleen (Donald) Okashige; grandchildren, Rex Rita, Chelsea Clement, Donald “Kekoa” Okashige; great-grandchildren, Rita Rysen. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (June 30) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; (1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

MARVIN KINGSLEY DEVEREUX

Posted On June 26th, 2014 -

6-26-642474--Marvin-DevereuxMARVIN KINGSLEY DEVEREUX Marvin Devereux, the son of Dr. John and Dorothy Devereux, passed away June 21, during surgery in Kansas City, his home of the last five years. A graduate of Punahou, class of 1955 and Lewis and Clark, Marv held several positions in banking and travel in Honolulu before joining the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce as its Membership Director. While there, he received several national awards for his ability to attract new members, hold them and increase revenues. Along the way he was a founding member of the Hawaii Special Olympics. Later, as President, he helped put the struggling charity on its feet, financially, organizationally and in community respect. After retiring, Marv and his life partner of 51 years, Bill Prange, traveled widely, living at various times in homes in the Kilauea Golf Course subdivision, London, Gig Harbor, WA, and Kansas City, Mo. Marv was a loving, affable and very social creature. He will be missed by many. In addition to Bill, he is survived by brothers, John (Medford, OR), Fred (Austin, TX), and sister Diane Ackerson (Honolulu). There will be no services. His ashes will be scattered off of Waikiki. Please direct remembrance donations to Special Olympics Hawaii, PO BOx 3295, Honolulu, HI 96801. (Arr: Cremation Society of Kansas & Missouri, 913-383-9888)


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