Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Dalton George Fujii, “Dal, Fooge”

Posted On March 26th, 2017 -

DALTON GEORGE FUJII, DAL, FOOGE 71, of Honolulu, retired President of Hawaii Hearing Aids, Inc. and Sears Hearing Center at Ala Moana and Pearlridge, passed away on February 12, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, May; son, Clint; daughter, Laureen (Dale) Lee; sister, Ronnie Mae Farinas; and two grandchildren. Visitation is at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service is at 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

CHITOSE EMURA ICHIKI

Posted On March 26th, 2017 -

Age 93, of Aiea, HI, passed away March 11, 2017 in Aiea. She was born December 9, 1923 in Kekaha, Kauai, HI. She was a retired cafeteria manager for the State of Hawaii Department of Education at Alvah A. Scott Elementary School. She is survived by son, Scott M. (Jan) Ichiki; daughter, Diane R. (Ray) Nitta; 2 grandchildren; brother, Henry Emura; sisters, Hisami Higa, Ruby Doi, June (Raymond) Kimata, and Betsy Ann Hill; Nieces & Nephews. Private services.

Enele Pati Lavea, “Henry”

Posted On March 26th, 2017 -

Enele Pati Lavea, ENELE PATI LAVEA, HENRY 57, of Wahiawa, Hawaii passed away on March 11, 2017 in Wahiawa. Born on 05-19-59 in American Samoa. He is survived by spouse, Legalo M.J. Lavea; son, Misikosi- Makoa Lavea-Jennings; daughters, Merita Ma'afala, Jonzie Lavea- Jennings, Mua Oliver, Joeleen Lavea-Jennings, and Gaualofa Lavea; brothers, Pesa Vee, Teleso Lavea, Pati Lavea, Taufao Vee, and sisters, Segia Finau and Taunuu Noga and (9) Grandkids. Services: Saturday, April 1, 2017 - Location: Olive United Methodist Church - 108 California Ave, Wahiawa, HI 96786 Visitation: 9:00 am Service: 10:00 am Burial: Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary at 1:30 pm. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

Bonnie Pauahi Stevens

Posted On March 26th, 2017 -

Bonnie Pauahi Stevens73, died at home in Honolulu on October 13, 2016, of breast cancer. A graduate of University High School in Honolulu and the Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, she returned to Hawaii in 2007 after nearly three decades on the staff of the City of San Francisco's Hetch Hetchy water project near Groveland, California. She was a passionate genealogist, and served as Historian for the Daughters of Hawaii. Survived by son, James Piilani Lamont, of Manteca, CA; daughter, Christina Kemp of Seattle, WA; hanai daughter, Nancy Reynolds of Palo Alto, CA; brother, Ian Lind, and sister, Jacquelyn Chappel, both of Honolulu; and seven grandchildren. Memorial service at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 28, Emmalani Hale at the Queen Emma Summer Palace, 2913 Pali Highway. Limited valet parking, car-pooling encouraged.

Emogene K. Martin

Posted On March 26th, 2017 -

Emogene K. Martin77, of Waianae, HI, formerly of Ewa Beach, passed on 2/5/17. Born 2/14/39 in Honolulu to Saichi & Elizabeth Oba. St. Andrew's Priory c/o '57. Retiree of DOT Airports Division. Predeceased by her husband Edward "Wally" Martin and stepson David. Survived by stepdaughter Debra, daughters Bonnie & Crystal, son Wally Jr, 16 grandchildren, 18 great & 2 great-great. Services Sat. 4/8/17 10am at Kaumakapili Church 766 N. King St.

Mildred Miyako Iwaki

Posted On March 26th, 2017 -

88, of Las Vegas, formerly of Kailua, retired owner of Mildred's Bridal and Formals, passed away on February 28, 2017 in Las Vegas. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons, Wendell S., Brian Y. (Kyong) and Wain S. (Leolani); daughter, Sharlene Y. Abe; brothers, Chester (Vivian) and Donald (Elaine) Yoshida; sisters, Barbara Veira, Irene (Richard) Kunimoto and Susan (Dennis) Nishibata; and 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Visitation is at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service begins at 4:00 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

EARL ENZO MURATA

Posted On March 26th, 2017 -

77, of Honolulu, Hawaii and passed away on March 6, 2017. He is survived by daughters; Lori-Ann (Dan) Funakoshi, Wendy Uesato and Son Bryce (Natasha) Murata and 7 grandchildren. Grave site service to be held on April 1, Saturday @ 11:00 am Valley of the Temples Memorial Park; Fellowship & visitation TBA.

Mary Hatsue Umeno Izumi

Posted On March 26th, 2017 -

95, passed away peacefully on March 9, 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was born December 6, 1921 in Waipahu. Mary was a retired manager of Russells Men's Clothing Store as well as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, James "Jimmy" Izumi and son Leslie Izumi. She is survived by her daughters: Eleanor (George) Shintani, Audrey (Wayne deceased) Nakaya, Nedra (Thomas) Park, Linda (David) Conroy, and Colleen (Chris) Honma; daughter-in-law Karen Izumi; 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and sister Sasae Wakumoto. Private memorial service held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Masako Suzuki

Posted On March 25th, 2017 -

95, of Moanalua Gardens, retired from Nali'i Fashions, passed away on February 28, 2017 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughters, Frances (Roger) Imamura, Kay (Richard) Sasaki, Doris (Raymond) Nakagawa and Dawn (Gilbert) Awaya; brothers, Kingo (Kazue) and Masaichi Yamada; sisters, Yaeko Nakamoto, Toshie Okazaki and Jean (Walter) Nakama; and 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Private Services held. No koden (monetary gifts.) Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

VICTORIANA BASILIO CADAY

Posted On March 25th, 2017 -

Age 92, of Waipahu, HI, passed away February 21, 2017 in Waipahu. She was born February 4, 1925 in Ewa. She is survived by sons, Pricilano (Mely Jean) Caday, Remigio Caday; daughters, Erlinda (Rick) Lim, Adelina (Modesto) Mendoza, Juanita (Willie) Rabanal, Lilia Caday; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Thursday (Mar. 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m., Friday (Mar. 31) at Makai Chapel. Program 11:15 a.m. Prayer service 11:45 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Roland Libby

Posted On March 24th, 2017 -

69, of Kailua, Hawaii, passed away on March 15, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Sandie, son Ryan and sister Marsha Collins. Scattering of ashes at Makapu`u.

AURELIO SUGUITAN MOISES

Posted On March 24th, 2017 -

Age 92, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away February 6, 2017 at Wahiawa. He was born August 5, 1924 in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Flora B. Moises; sons, Romy (Lilia) Moises, Nestor Moises Sr., Ronnie (Gloria) Moises, Alex (Gina) Moises Sr., Melchor (Ruby) Moises Sr.; daughter, Virginia (Roger) Agcanas; 14 grandchildren and 22 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Wednesday (Mar. 29) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Prayer service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Colonel V. Wayne Hazelbaker

Posted On March 24th, 2017 -

Colonel  V. Wayne HazelbakerCol. Vincil Wayne Hazelbaker ( USMC, Retired) lost his battle with cancer February 27, 2017 in his Kailua, Hawaii home. He was born October 1, 1927 to Chris and May Hazelbaker on their farm in Grangeville, Idaho. Wayne enlisted in the Navy in 1945 and served in WWII. After the war, he returned to Grangeville to farm and crop dust. He was recalled from the reserves to active duty, during the Korean Conflict. He was accepted into flight school and commissioned as a Marine Corps 2nd LT, 1953. His first tactical squadron was in Miami, FL flying Corsairs where he met his future wife of 63 years, Nancy Scott. Jet trained in NC, he was sent to Korea as a fighter pilot. After Korea, 1stLT Hazelbaker returned to farming where he remained in the reserves and was promoted to Captain. Capt. Hazelbaker returned to active duty in 1960 and was deployed to Japan after his hogs developed rhinitis and he had to abandon his farming plans. He flew the F9F-6 and the A-4 Skyhawk and transitioned to helicopters. Promoted to Major, he was sent to Viet Nam. There, he was shot down twice and awarded the highest medal for bravery from the Marine Corps: The Navy Cross. Returning from Viet Nam, he finished his college education at Oklahoma State Univ., 1968. Ordered to Camp Lejeune, NC and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, he was selected as Commanding Officer of HMM-261, 1969. LtCol Hazelbaker attended Command and Staff College and then took command of HMM-263 in June of 1971 at Quantico, VA; thereafter, ordered to Thailand in 1972. In 1976, he was assigned as plans officer for G-4, FMFPAC, Camp Smith, HI and promoted to Colonel. Col. Hazelbaker flew over 680 combat missions, earned 10 medals and ribbons, and completed 34 years of military service. He was qualified to fly many aircraft-from fixed wing to Jets to Helicopters. Wayne had a love for farming, building a ranch home, raising hogs and Arabian horses. After retiring, he and his wife, Nancy, returned to their ranch in 1980 and for the next 20 years spent the summers there and wintered in their home in Hawaii. Wayne was an outdoorsman, loved fishing and waterskiing. He was a philosopher and enjoyed being social. He was a member of Marine Officers Assoc. of America, Legion of Valor, Veterans of Foreign Wars, The American Legion and USMC/Vietnam Helicopter Assoc. and Tailhook. He is survived by his wife Nancy and three children: Heather Kaio and her husband Jacob, Brad Hazelbaker and his wife Donna and Scott Hazelbaker and his wife Debbie; five grandchildren: Kerstin, Hannah, Avery, Brandon and Emily; and his sister, Lois Fortin of Grangeville, Idaho. He will ALWAYS be remembered for his love of Family, America, the Marine Corps and Idaho. Private services at home, with inurnment at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Virginia M. Jordan

Posted On March 24th, 2017 -

Age 100, of Kaneohe, died February 24, 2017. Born in Pittsburgh, PA. Retired from Castle & Cooke, Inc. Graduated from Roosevelt High School, Class of 1934. Survived by nephew, William C. Koch, Jr., nephew-in-law, J. Anthony Walthall. No services. Ashes to be scattered in Kaneohe Bay. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

FUMIKO OYAMA

Posted On March 24th, 2017 -

Age 88, of Pearl City, HI, passed away February 16, 2017 in Kaneohe, HI. Born May 16, 1928 in Koloa, HI. She was a retired registered nurse from the State and an active member with the Pearl City Community Church. She is survived by sons, Steven (Sally) Oyama, Gary Oyama; daughters, Claire (Todd) Nicely, Lori (Brian) Hayasaka, Joyce Nishikawa; sister, Reiko "Dot" Santos; 9 grandchildren; 8 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (March 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers, please.

John de los Santos, Jr

Posted On March 24th, 2017 -

John de los Santos, JrBorn August 24, 1956, succumbed to cardiac arrest on February 11, 2017 at the age of 60. Survived by his partner, and "Love of his Life"; Audie Leksunthon, his mother; Carol Kawamata-Smouse, Stepfather; Roger Smouse, Father; John de los Santos Sr, Sister: Dede delosSantos-Jenkins. Brother; Terry de los Santos preceded him in death on 4/12/12. Celebration of Life info: Saturday; 4/8/17, 10:30a-2:00p, Hall behind Waialua United Church of Christ 67-174 Farrington Hwy Waialua, HI 96791

CARIDAD “CARING” NICOLAS DORONIO

Posted On March 24th, 2017 -

Age 76, of Honolulu, HI, passed away February 6, 2017 in Honolulu. She was born September 29, 1940 in Barangay 24, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She was employed at Dole Cannery and retired from Sodexho Marriot Services. She is survived by step-daughter, Gloria (Roger) Garma; sisters, Nicolasa "Lasing" Edrada, Erlinda "Linda" Narciso; 2 step-grand- children and 4 step-great- grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Wednesday (Mar. 29) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Thursday (Mar. 30) at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Honolulu. Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

JANICE S. AKAMINE

Posted On March 23rd, 2017 -

63, of Kaneohe, Hawaii passed away in Honolulu on March 9, 2017. Janice worked for the State of Hawaii DAGS office. Preceded in death by parents Gilbert and Jane Akamine, brother Calvin (Barbara). Survived by brothers Jeffrey (Denise), Russell (Paula), sister Colleen Isono (Glenn-deceased), nephews, nieces, and grand-nieces. Private services to be held.

Alma Leilani “Loni” Osco

Posted On March 23rd, 2017 -

passed on March 10, 2017 in Honolulu, HI. Born Nov. 3, 1930 to Eustatio and Alice Osco, she lived for many years with her hanai mother Claire Osorio. She loved playing and watching sports and retired a PE teacher at Holy Nativity School. The school's sports field is named Osco Field in her honor. Loni is survived by her sister Colleen Lagrone and family of Oroville, CA. Aunt Carol Kim and family of Aiea, HI and many nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held Thursday, March 23, 2017, 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City, HI.

Frederick F. Freitas

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

Age 83, passed away on February 27, 2017. Frederick F. Freitas retired from the City and County of Honolulu Refuge Division. He is survived by his daughters Eldean Santos and Sharon Botelho, his son Brian Freitas, 15 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. Services will be held on Thursday, March 30th at Resurrection of the Lord. Visitation 9 am; mass 11 am; refreshments during visitation and after service.

Terry W C Fialkowski

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

of Waiahole Valley, Oahu passed away on March 02, 2017. He was born in Honolulu, graduated from St. Louis High School (1971) Attended and graduated from Chaminade University and BYU-Hawaii. Employed by Customs and Border Protection as an Agricultural Specialist - K9 officer at the Honolulu Intl Airport. Terry grew many varieties of tropical flowers on his farm in Waiahole Valley. Survived by wife Concetta, children Heidi Ho (Robert) Muniz, Marie (Kahekili) Revilla and Donald (Jennifer) Fialkowski. Brother Donald Perreira, grandchildren Joshua, Kalena, Kaulana and Lililehua, many nieces and nephews and Natasha his loyal K9 companion. Please join us in Celebrating his Life on March 24, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Visitation 5PM, Service 6PM followed by dinner at 7PM. Online Condolences at http://www.dignitymemorial.com/borthwick-mortuary

Denis Unten

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

Born July 15, 1946 in Honolulu HI, Denis D. Unten passed away on February 18, 2017. Denis served in the US Army receiving 3 Service Award Medals. He left the service in 1971 and went to work in the construction industry. Services for Denis are to be held at the Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel on March 28th. Visitation begins at 9:00 A.M. and Services at 10:00 A.M. A light luncheon will be served and final inurnment will be at the Veteran's Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl at 1:00 PM. Services by Rev. Shawn Yagi of Aiea Hongwanji Mission

Harry Kiyono

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

Harry KiyonoHarry, 76, beloved "300-game bowler, tv sports watcher, bargain food shopper, and custard pie lover" passed peacefully with family by his side on Sun, 2/05/17. Harry was born in Honolulu, HI, and enjoyed sharing "small kid-time" stories of fishing. Survived by daughter, Natalie (Sean) Haggerty; son, Derrick (Bernie) Kiyono; Mildred Kiyono; brothers: Melvin (Helene) Kiyono & Ronald (Ann) Kiyono; grand- children: Lauren & Shane Haggerty; and dachshund companion, Kuini. Service 3/25/17, 10 am Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary & Inurnment, 11 am. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

PEGGIE LUCILLE DE LAURA

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

PEGGIE LUCILLE DE LAURA87 of Honolulu died in her home peacefully on Feb. 22, 2017. She was born in Lihue, Kauai and spent her married life as a homemaker and parishioner of St. Patrick's Church. She is survived by her 4 sons, Allen (Patty), Mel (Rene), Glenn (Allison), Michael (Jacki), her daughter Darlene Delima (Mark) and daughter-in-Law Wendy (Gilbert- deceased), brother Philibert Carvalho (Candy) and Sister Marian Kaomea (Sam), 20 grandchildren, 33 great-grand- children and 3 great-great grandchildren. Visitation on Wednesday March 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. follow by services and Mass at 11:00 all at St. Patrick's Church. Graveside services and Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park At 12:45 p.m.

Roy Yoshio Kurihara

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

74, passed away February 13, 2017. He was born September 29, 1942 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Roy was a retired carpenter. He is survived by his Wife: Pearl (Takamatsu) Kurihara; Son: Daryle Kurihara; Daughters: Keiko (Brian) Okada, Denise (Christopher) Camara, Janelle (Danny) Tubera; Grandchildren: Kaycie Okada, Payton Okada, Brayden Camara, Jordan Tubera, and Jacob Tubera; Sister: Bernice Nagamine; Brother: Ralph Kurihara. Visitation: 5:30pm Monday, March 27, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary; Service: 6:30pm.

ELSA M. WATANABE

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

Age 62, of Aiea, HI, passed away January 24, 2017 in Kapolei. She was born November 19, 1954 in Italy. She was co-proprietor of Jani-King and was a tax preparer at H&R Block. She is survived by husband, Thomas Watanabe, Sr.; son, Thomas "TJ" Watanabe, Jr., daughters, Malia Macias, Stephanie Watanabe, Allyson (Lonn) Narimatsu; brother, Giulio DiVito; sisters, Flora Forletta, Rinda DiVito, Yola Duffy, Maria DiVito; and 5 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Saturday (March 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:15 p.m. Flowers welcome.

Marcella Demecilio Oman

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

Marcella Demecilio OmanDOB 8/27 /1943 Death 12/2/2016 Born Honolulu Hawaii Died Washington State Survived by Son's Ronald and Robin Oman (Lei), Brother David Demecilio (Dolly), Grandchildren Matthew, Gabriel, Isaiah, Maelani and Matt Jr. Marcella is joining her oldest Son Ricardo and her parents Francisco and Juana as well her brothers (Mariano, Ambrocio, Basilio and Celino) and sisters (Antonia and lngracia) who proceeded her. Marcella lived, loved and laughed often, She believed in Angels and is now one of them. She will be missed by her family and her friends who knew her. Services at St. Elizabeths Church in Aiea, April 6th, Thursday 2017 Viewing 0900 Services 1000

LADISLA “LADIS” A. CORPUZ

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

LADISLA Age 89, of Waialua, HI, passed away February 21, 2017 in Wahiawa. Born April 27, 1927 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A member of the Sacred Hearts Filipino Catholic Club. She retired from the Waialua Sugar Company and was a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas. She is survived by sons, Leon (Elizabeth) Corpuz, Elpidio (Maria Lourdes) Corpuz, Romeo (Juliet) Corpuz, Victor (Jeannette) Corpuz; daughters, Rose Corpuz, Geraldine (Robert) Weaver; sister, Juanita Arinio; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (March 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (March 28) at St. Michael Catholic Church (94-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua); mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Stanton Mun Sin Ho

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

Stanton Mun Sin HoPassed away at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday March 10, 2017. He was born on April 20, 1952 to Stanley Q.C. Ho of Hanalei, Kauai and to Lilly Ho, of Pauoa Valley, Oahu, and had two siblings Russell and Valerie. He is survived by wife Joanne, sons Stuart and Brenton, daughter-in-law Darlene and three grandchildren: Edison (8), Liam (5) and June (4), and mother-in-law Amy Otoshi. Stanton is a graduate of Roosevelt HS '70, and the University of Hawaii Kapiolani Culinary College. In 1990 he received the University of Hawaii Outstanding Distinguished Alumni award. He also received five other international awards in the Jean-Marie Sibenaler Chocolate International Competition in Paris, France. He was the President/Chairman of the United States World Cup Pastry Team and led the team to America's first Gold Medal Championship at the Coupe de Monde la Patisserie in 2001 in Lyon, France. Paris Gourmet named him "Pastry Chef of the Millennium" in 2000. Most recently he was a consultant for the Kings Hawaiian Company in California. Stanton is recognized for teaching college culinary classes and mentoring of college students entering the field of pastry all over the United States. A memorial "Celebration of Life" service will be held for Stanton on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 1:00pm 2:00pm at the Palm MortuaryEastern, located at 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89123 (702-464-8500). For more details, visit: http://www.legacy.com/link.asp?i=ls000184527765

Toshio Chinen

Posted On March 22nd, 2017 -

87, of Pearl City, HI, went home on March 15, 2017 to be with the Lord and his wife of 64 years, Sachiko, who passed away just 3 months earlier. He was born in Puunene, Maui on December 19, 1929 and is survived by sons Ronald (Jackie), Richard (Kim), daughter Joanne Chinen-Moore (Garry), 7 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. Private memorial service will be held.

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