Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

JAMES KAZUO NITTA

Posted On June 1st, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

JAMES KAZUO NITTA

Age 82, of Honolulu, passed away May 13, 2011 at his residence. Born September 7, 1928 in Honolulu.

He is survived by wife, Mae Y. Nitta; brother, Takeshi Nitta; sisters, Jeanne Y. (Russell) Elliman, Fay F. Mizunaka; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday June 5 2011 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

RODNEY TAMOTSU YAMASHIRO

Posted On June 1st, 2011 -

RODNEY TAMOTSU YAMASHIRO

Age 89, of Honolulu, passed away on May 7, 2011. Born in Waialua, raised in Kahuku, he retired as a supervisor for the federal government U.S. Army Department of Transportation. He is survived by his wife, Nora Yamashiro; son, Alvin Yamashiro; daughters, Diane Yamashiro and Gail (Malcolm) Onuma; grandchildren, Michelle (Steven) Wong, Allison (Brian) Yamashiro-Ash and Ryan Onuma; great-grandchildren, Miki Onuma, Tanner Wong and Aubrey Yamashiro-Ash and a brother, Matsuo (Clara) Yamashiro.

Mr. Yamashiro served as president of the 442nd Veterans Club (1987-88). He was a member of 232nd Combat Engineer Company, 442nd RCT; Ishikawa Club andYonabaru Club.

Visitation from 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; memorial service at 4:00 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

KATHERINE “GIGEAN & MISS MARTIN” GABONIA

Posted On June 1st, 2011 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

KATHERINE “GIGEAN & MISS MARTIN” GABONIA

Age 66, of Honolulu, passed away May 24, 2011 at her residence. Born March 7, 1945 in Honolulu. Katherine was a DOE employee.

She is survived by husband, Anthony Gabonia; sons, Douglas Martin of Oregon, Louis (Anela) Martin, Teroy Sanchez of Florida, Terrance Rivera, Dion Gabonia, Desmond Gabonia; daughters, Leeann (Saunoa) Togafau, Lori (Kenyi) Pulgarin of Georgia, Dana (Augustine) Nepo of Louisiana, Desiree Gabonia, Deja Adkins; brothers, Daniel Sanchez Sr., Robert (Lucille) Sanchez, Stanley Sanchez Sr.; sisters, Barbara Hosino of Maryland, Thelma Santiago of Texas, Irene (John) Smith of California, Debra-Jean Johnson of Texas, Lucille (Steven) Napuunoa of Nevada, Bernadette (Richard) Adkins; 19 Grandchildren; Nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9 am to 12 noon Monday June 6 2011 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 12 noon. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

RUBY TAZUKO (NAKANO) WATANABE

Posted On June 1st, 2011 -

RUBY TAZUKO (NAKANO) WATANABE

Age 85, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 25, 2011 in Highland, California. Born in Waimea, Kauai on July 3, 1925. Preceeded in death by her husband, Jerry.

She is survived by daughters, Jennifer (Ray) Holland, Lexine (Tom) Anderson and son, Addison (Susan) Watanabe; 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson.

Jerome Richard O’Brien

Posted On June 1st, 2011 -

JEROME RICHARD O’BRIEN

Jerome “Jerry Sam” O’Brien of Kailua passed away on 29 May 2011; he was 81. Born 30 Sep 1929 in St Mary’s, Ohio, he grew up in Dayton.

He lived in Redlands and Monterey, California before coming to Hawaii in 1966. A union bricklayer for over 50 years, he worked on the Ala Moana Center, the State Capitol building, Honolulu International Airport and many other notable structures on Oahu. He was a member of St. Anthony’s Church in Kailua, and the Hawaii Masons Union, Local #1.

He is survived by wife Meredith, son Brian (Cheryle), grandsons Scott and Shad, and sisters Mary Fortunato and Theresa Crowe.

Services will be held Thursday, June 2 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, in Kailua. Visitation at 9:00 a.m., with funeral mass at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1-800-457-6676.

GEORGE FAH SIU MINDORO

Posted On May 30th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

GEORGE FAH SIU MINDORO

Age 66, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away May 8, 2011 in Waipahu. Born December 31, 1944 in Honolulu, Hawaii. George retired as a golf course superintendent from Waialae Country Club.

He is survived by wife, Alohalinda Guillermo Mindoro; sons, Georgie Mindoro Jr., Garrick Mindoro, Gordan (Kaylene) Mindoro of OR, Grayson Mindoro; daughter, Ann Marie (Bryan) Cross of TX; brother, Antone (Janet) Mindoro; step-brother, Moses Basto of GA; sister, Jessie Lee of CA; step-sister, Roslind (Donald) Miller of TX; hanai sons, Johnny K. DeRego, Robin Indreginal DeRego; hanai daughters, Tammy Lynn L. Jenkins, Jonelle Pogtis; 9 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:15 p.m. Friday (June 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel;
Funeral Service 7:00 p.m.

THELMA BUSCH PANKONIN

Posted On May 30th, 2011 -

THELMA BUSCH PANKONIN

Thelma Busch Pankonin was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on February 26, 1931. She passed away April 8, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona. She worked at the YWCA of Oahu, Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was an active volunteer all of her adult life, being a Girl Scout leader for seven years, Y-Teen Advisor, Sunday School Teacher at Central Union Church, and President of Straub Hospital Auxillary for five years. She was preceded in death by her twin daughters, Tisha Hookano and Patricia Cooper and her husband, William Pankonin. Thelma is survived by her son Daniel Pimentel, stepdaughters, Linda Gordan, Kathy Corman, and Judy Lins; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A celebration of her life will be held June 4th at 12:00 noon at Kahaluu Methodist Church.

FUA’IFALE SAKAIO TOGIA’I

Posted On May 30th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

FUA’IFALE
SAKAIO TOGIA’I

Age 66, of Waipahu, HI, passed away April 28, 2011 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born December 6, 1944 in Western Samoa.

She is survived by sons, Sakaio (Annette) Togia’i, Taumaoe (Miriama) Togia’i; daughters, Taufoa’i (Iuogafa) Malaki, Ruta (Napoleon) Orange, Fuataina Falenofoa, Mataotaua Nomani; 27 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers, Tali (Fipe) Nomani, Faupo Nomani, Tali (V’ea) Nomani, Simeona (Edith) Nomani; sister, Vala’au Nomani; sister-in-law, Leinati Nomani.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (June 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

THELMA BUSCH PANKONIN

Posted On May 30th, 2011 -

THELMA BUSCH PANKONIN

Thelma Busch Pankonin was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on February 26, 1931. She passed away April 8, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona. She worked at the YWCA of Oahu, Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was an active volunteer all of her adult life, being a Girl Scout leader for seven years, Y-Teen Advisor, Sunday School Teacher at Central Union Church, and President of Straub Hospital Auxillary for five years. She was preceded in death by her twin daughters, Tisha Hookano and Patricia Cooper and her husband, William Pankonin. Thelma is survived by her son Daniel Pimentel, stepdaughters, Linda Gordan, Kathy Corman, and Judy Lins; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A celebration of her life will be held June 4th at 12:00 noon at Kahaluu Methodist Church.

DOREEN “TYSON” LEIMOMI WILLING

Posted On May 30th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

DOREEN “TYSON” LEIMOMI WILLING

Age 53, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away May 16, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born February 24, 1958 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was a strong minded and soft hearted person that loved her ohana.

She is survived by mother, May “Aunty Momi” Willing; sisters, Amelia Willing, Eleanor Willing, Alberta Willing, Yvonne Moki Pokakaa; brothers, Fred Willing, Carl (Debra) Willing of Maui, William (Cheryl) Willing; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (June 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MODESTO SAAVEDRA LOMONGO, SR.

Posted On May 30th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

MODESTO SAAVEDRA LOMONGO, SR.

Age 89, of Waianae, HI, passed away April 30, 2011 in Waianae, HI. Born January 11, 1922 in Maria, Siquijor, Philippines. He was a retiree of Hawaiian Electric Company at Kahe Point as a custodian.

He is survived by sons, Modesto (Maria) Lomongo Jr. of FL, Eduardo (Farley) Lomongo Sr., Arturo C. (Tessie) Lomongo of CA, Salvador (Teresita) Lomongo of Maui; daughter, Serlita (Robin) Parker; 5 grandchildren.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (June 1) at Sacred Hearts Church, Waianae (85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae) Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

KIYO ENDO

Posted On May 30th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

KIYO ENDO

Age 95, of Mililani, HI, formerly of Waipahu, passed away April 22, 2011 in Honolulu. Born May 20, 1915 in San Mateo, California. Retired sales clerk for Arakawa’s.

She is survived by daughter, Karen (David) Fujii; sister, Yoshiko Furuyama of Fremont, CA; 1 grandson.

Private services were held.

PEDRO P. VIRTUDES

Posted On May 30th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

PEDRO
P. VIRTUDES

Age 86, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away May 9, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born June 29, 1924 in Lahaina, Maui.

He is survived by wife, Josephine Virtudes; sons, Darrell Virtudes, Gordon (Patty Jean) Virtudes; 3 grandchildren.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (June 2) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

ROWENA MILLARE

Posted On May 30th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

ROWENA MILLARE

Age 39, of Honolulu, HI, passed away April 28, 2011 in Honolulu, HI. Born January 23, 1972 in Honolulu, HI. She was formerly employed by HMSA; also a member of New Hope Christian Fellowship Church.

She is survived by sons, Ransen Lat, Rayden Lat; mother, Estrella Rodrigues of CA; brother, Lando Millare; sisters, Rose (Chris) Riley of MI, Gloria Rodrigues of CA; companion, Scott; numerous uncles, aunts & cousins.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Friday (June 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel Funeral Service 11:45 a.m.
Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

“ALEX” L. ALEJANDRO ROSALES

Posted On May 29th, 2011 -

“ALEX”L. ALEJANDRO ROSALES

“Alex” L. Alejandro Rosales, 48, of Waikele died on Monday, May 16. Alex was born in Petaluma, California and was the eldest of eight children. His mother, Pat Rosales, a retired nurse took care of him in his final days. Alex loved to entertain and share his love for cooking with everyone he met. He often shared inspiring quotes and loved to watch and play along with the show “Jeopardy”. He will be sorely missed but will forever be in our hearts.
He is survived by daughter Josalyn; son Jeremy, mother Pat Rosales; brothers Jaime, Kevin, Brian, Allen; sisters Anna Kastner, Cynthia Meixsell, Michelle; two grandchildren, and nine nieces and nephews.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Friday, June 3rd at Kailua Beach Park Pavilion.

MARILYN KU’ULEI LEE MIKA

Posted On May 29th, 2011 -

ANOTHER ANGEL IN HEAVEN
MARILYN KU’ULEI LEE MIKA

On Thursday April 28th, Marilyn Ku’ulei Mika, passed away at St. Francis
Hospice in Nu’uanu. Born and raised in Hilo, Marilyn epitomized the aloha spirit. Her kindness and generosity were boundless. She was the sweetest, most warm hearted person who touched many lives with her love and
compassion. Marilyn worked for Kika, Inc. for 25 years and was the hardest
working employee and the backbone of the company. Her loyalty and
dedication were unsurpassed. We have lost a very dear friend, however our
memories of Marilyn will be cherished forever.

Marilyn’s family and faith were the cornerstones of her life.
She also loved flowers and leis. A special lei tree will be present at the funeral services for those who would like to bring a lei in her honor.

June 3, 2011 Friday
Nu’uanu Memorial Park and Mortuary
2233 Nu’uanu Avenue (below the Royal mausoleum)
East Chapel
9 am visitation
10 am services
11 am refreshments
2 pm interment of ashes at the Veteran’s Cemetery
at Hawaiian Memorial Park

VIRGINIA BROOKS MACDONALD

Posted On May 29th, 2011 -

VIRGINIA BROOKS MACDONALD, FAIA 1918 – 2011

Virginia Brooks Macdonald, FAIA passed away on May 9, 2011 at the age of 92. She was living at The Berkshire, an assisted living facility in Berkeley, CA, where she enjoyed the daily visits and companionship of her devoted friend, Jack Murphy. Born in Denver, Colorado in 1918, she moved with her four children from Ohio to Hawaii in 1958 after separating from her husband Paul Sherwood Brooks. In 1975, she married acclaimed volcanologist Gordon Macdonald, who passed away unexpectedly from cancer in 1978. From 1981 until 1999, she was married to Pacific historian Russ Apple. She lived in Hawaii until relocating to California in 2004.

She leaves a legacy in Hawaii that includes founding and operating Camp Timberline from 1963 to 1967; writing the 1974 legislation for the Na Ala Hele trail system (“Trails For Walking”) while employed with the State Department of Business and Economic Development; her successful 22-year architectural practice on the Big Island of Hawaii that began in 1978 when she turned 60; becoming a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1999; and publishing a nationally recognized book of her architectural work and passive solar design philosophy in 2005 when she was 87.

She is survived by her sister Mary Seaver of Estes Park, CO; her sons Philip Brooks of Berkeley, CA; Bill Brooks of Kailua, HI; Mike Brooks of Grapevine, TX; her daughter Anne Hormann of Pasadena, CA; stepsons Kuahiwi Apple of Ambridge, PA; James (Kimo) Macdonald of Kailua, HI; Duncan Macdonald of Lanikai, HI; Bill Macdonald of Volcano, HI; John Macdonald of Auckland, NZ; and her seven grandchildren.

She will be remembered for her love of Hawaii and the practice of architecture, good family times when she and Russ lived on Pukeawe Circle in Volcano, and her unfaltering spirit and strength of will. Her service will be held privately.

BERNARD CHU KIN CHING

Posted On May 29th, 2011 -

BERNARD CHU KIN CHING

Bernard Chu Kin Ching of Nuuanu, 72, a retired HPD Officer and former Loss Prevention Director for Sears Hawaii, passed away May 25, 2011, surrounded by family and close friends. Born in Honolulu and a widower, he was the youngest of five children. “Bernie” graduated from then St. Louis College in 1956 and was part of the 12th HPD recruit class in 1960. At HPD, “Detective Ching” was once part of an elite undercover unit that answered only to the Police Chief and was a noted expert on “Yakuza” in Hawaii, once testifying before the U.S. Congress. Bernard was a frequent actor on the original “Hawaii Five-0,” making numerous appearances during the hit show’s 12 year run. After 25 years at HPD, he worked for Sears Hawaii and retired after two more decades of dedicated service. A gifted chef, he once operated his own restaurant in McCully. At home, he loved to entertain and often prepared elaborate 9-course Chinese dinners, something friends and family still talk about. Bernard will be deeply missed and remembered as a loving father, a tireless worker, and a loyal friend. He is survived by his five sons: Kenneth, Kevin, Michael, Shawn, and Jason; siblings Dorothy, Laura and Samuel, and five grandchildren. Services will be held on Friday, June 3, 2011 at First Presbyterian Church, Ko`olau Country Club, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The family graciously requests no flowers.

Laura M.N. Kealalio

Posted On May 29th, 2011 -

LAURA M.N. KEALALIO

95, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2011. Born in Honolulu, the youngest of eight children, she was raised in Kakaako, and grew up working in her parents’ grocery store. After graduating from McKinley High School, she traveled to Watsonville, California to attend Beauty School. She was licensed as a beautician and cosmetologist in both California and Hawaii. In 1963, she ended her work career as a mail clerk at the Queen’s Hospital and soon forged a new career as grandmother, baby-sitter and frequent visitor to The Cal.

Laura was preceded in death by her husband Joe “Blurr” Kealalio. Undaunted, she whole-heartedly supported his endeavors as a union organizer and negotiator in the early years of Hawaii’s labor movement.

She is survived by sons, Norbert and Wayne (Sandra) Kealalio; daughters, Izetta (Richard) Iwata and Odetta (Edwin) Fujimori; 12 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 31st at Borthwick Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service: 11:00 a.m.; burial 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.

MING CHUNG YOUNG

Posted On May 29th, 2011 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

MING CHUNG YOUNG

Age 87, of Kailua, passed away April 30, 2011 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born October 10, 1923 in Guang Dong, China.

He is survived by daughters, Carol L. H. Young, Alisa (John) Matsuoka of New Zealand, Jackie (Todd) Sanehira; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Saturday June 4, 2011 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Taoist Service. Casual Attire.

GAYLE “GIBBY” N. FUKUTOMI

Posted On May 29th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

GAYLE “GIBBY” N. FUKUTOMI

Age 60, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away May 14, 2011 in Aiea. Born December 4, 1950 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Gayle was an employee of the State in various departments including Dept. of Transportation and Human Services.

She is survived by mother, Janet Fukutomi; sisters, Denise Fukutomi, Lynn (Alvin) Matsumura, Joann (Norman) Morinaga, Paula Fukutomi; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (June 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m.

PAULA V. VEA

Posted On May 29th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

PAULA V. VEA

Age 87, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 1, 2011 in Honolulu, HI. Born June 30, 1923 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of Couples for Christ and St Joseph Catholic Church Waipahu.

She is survived by sons, Gerardo (Maria Corazon) Vea, Hilario (Rebecca) Vea of Tacoma, WA, Chris (Yolanda) Vea of San Francisco, CA, Romeo (Renee) Vea, George (Vilma) Vea of Salinas, CA; daughters, Antonina Derige, Dionie (Constantino) Dela Cruz, Marina (Orest) Saikevych; 14 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation 6:00 p.m. Thursday (June 2) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Friday (June 3) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LEROY GILES RATHBURN

Posted On May 29th, 2011 -

LEROY GILES RATHBURN

Lt. Commander, USNR (Retired) and retired Deputy Manager and Chief Engineer of the City & County of Honolulu Board of Water Supply died on April 30, 2011. A veteran of WWII and the Korean War. Born in Honolulu on August 18, 1923, he grew up in Kahuku where his grandfather managed Kahuku Ranch. A member of Kahuku High School’s second graduating class, he served as student body president, played on the football team and in the school band. On December 7, 1941, as a University of Hawaii freshman, he was conscripted into the Hawaii Territorial Guard. In 1942, he enlisted in the Navy and as a member of the V-12 Officers Training Program, attended the University of Redlands and Columbia University. At Columbia, he played the saxophone in the Midshipman’s Marching Band. He served on a minesweeper in the Pacific after being commissioned and, at the end of WWII, returned to the U or B; graduating with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1949. In 1950, he was recalled to active duty; serving on the Hospital ship, USS Repose, in Pusan, Korea. Upon completion of naval duty, he returned to work at the Board of Water Supply until his retirement. He was an enthusiastic, golfer throughout his life; making two-holes-in-one while playing. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth H. Rathburn; daughter, Gaye, of California. His son, Roy A. Rathburn predeceased him. Other survivors include his brother, William B Rathburn; sister, Ione R. Ryan, nieces and nephews. Private
services held. Those wishing may donate to their preferred charity in Leroy’s memory.

Mary (Margie) Jardin Molina

Posted On May 29th, 2011 -

MARY (MARGIE) JARDIN MOLINA

Loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on May 12, 2011, at the age of 92. She was born in Paia, Maui and resided on Oahu for most of her adult life. She retired from Sacred Hearts’ Academy after teaching Home Economics for 25 years. She enjoyed seeing her many former students around town and remembered them well. Prior to her retirement, she was very active in church and community organizations as well as the University Extension Service. Mary found great joy in doing intricate arts and crafts projects which she shared with family and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Tony Molina. She is survived by daughters, Kathy Rowe (Val), Carol Pregill, Barbara Kooker (Rick), Rose Marie Lopez; grandchildren, Kelley Ann Chun (Andy), Anthony Rowe, Michael Pregill (Lily), Marc Lopez, Kate Beyer (Adam); great-grandchildren, Lucas Chun, Gabrielle Chun.

She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at The Queen’s Medical center. She will live on in our hearts forever.

VISITATION FROM 10:00 A.M. ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011, AT ST. PATRICK’S CHURCH; FUNERAL MASS AT 11:00 AM. INTERNMENT TO FOLLOW AT DIAMOND HEAD MEMORIAL PARK.

SENIU CHANCHECK

Posted On May 28th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

SENIU CHANCHECK

Age 70, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away May 21, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born March 25, 1941 in Western Samoa. Seniu retired from Kapiolani Car Express. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Lady of the Mount Catholic Church.

He is survived by wife, Elena Chancheck, Sr.; sons, Michael (Latu) Laulusa of NZ, Seniu (Sina) Chancheck of Australia, George (Tynna) Roberts of Indianapolis, MN, Seniu (Lindy) Chancheck, Jr.; daughters, Imeleta (Grant) Mcarthur of NZ, Maria Sutton of NC, Mareta Chancheck of NJ, Elena (Andrew) Chancheck, Imeleta Chancheck, Doreen (Donny) Faavi; mother, Pepe Chan Cheuk; brothers, Kenneth Keneti, Tuialii Ropeti Chan Cheuk, Peter Chan Cheuk; sisters, Faamita Ah Boon, Silia Brown, Mokiana Bernard, Tilomai Lilomaiava, Tasileta Siutu, Sera Mc Carthy-Pita, Paula Chan Cheuk, Epifania Smith, Makerita Wright, Lesina Fonoimoana, Sera Jr. Moss; 34 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (June 1) at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church (1614 Monte St., Honolulu) Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. **No Faasamoa**

Brenda Lehua Hulihe’e

Posted On May 28th, 2011 -

BRENDA LEHUA HULIHE’E

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always preserves.”

Brenda Lehua Hulihe’e, 62, passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2011.

She is survived by her mother, Edith Nani Sklar, two daughters, Carolyn Hulihe’e Ah Quin, and Nicole Hulihe’e Macdonald, three grandchildren, Hoku, Remy, and Stone, two sons-in-law, Zeff Kealaaumoe Ah Quin, and Lt. John J. Macdonald II and husband, Richard W. Ornellas.

Services for Lehua were privately held. All monies received have been gifted to charity. Aloha.

PAUL E. FERRARA

Posted On May 27th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

PAUL E. FERRARA

Age 70, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away May 17, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born March 23, 1941 in Boston, MA. Paul retired from the Navy. He was also an exaulted ruler of Honolulu Elks Lodge 616.

He is survived by wife, Jeannette Ferrara; sons, Stephen (Kristine) Ferrara, Anthony (Kim) Ferrara of West, VA; daughters, Linda (Larry) Brunswick of PA, Sheila (Matthew) Wright of IL; brothers, William (Donna) Ferrara of MA, Richard (Barbara) Ferrara of FL; sisters, Diane Morris of KY, Deborah (Richard) Miller; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. Tuesday (May 31) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MARQUITA “KATIE” ONGOY PASCUAL

Posted On May 27th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

MARQUITA “KATIE” ONGOY PASCUAL

Age 76, of Haleiwa, Hawaii, passed away May 18, 2011 in Haleiwa. Born July 30, 1934 in Kohala, Big Island. Retired dietitian nutritionist with the Tripler Army Medical Center. A member of the Waialua United Church of Christ. Preceeded in death by Son Domingo G. Pascual Jr., brother, Amancio T. Ongoy and sister, Concepcion “Jeannie” Lunasco.

She is survived by husband, Domingo “Dom” Pascual; son, Dominique “Nick” (Helen) Pascual; daughters, Marlene (Randall) Nakamura, Melissa “Missy” (Steven) Mock; daughter-in-law, Linnie L. Pascual; brother, Ernest (Eufemia) Ongoy; sister, Carlita (Ronald) Riberal; sister-in-law, Janet Hilo Ongoy; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; many nephews and nieces.

Visitation 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (May 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

LORENZO ANCHETA CASTILLO

Posted On May 27th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

LORENZO ANCHETA CASTILLO

Age 91, of Waipahu, HI, passed away April 27, 2011 in Waipahu, HI. Born September 12, 1919 in Bagbag, Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He retired from Oahu Sugar Plantation.

He is survived by wife, Euphemia Castillo; sons, Pedro (Sandy) Castillo, Lawrence (Jackie) Castillo of AZ; daughter, Domina (Don) Alvarico of NV; 15 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (June 1) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

URCINO “LOY” G. JULIAN

Posted On May 27th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

URCINO “LOY” G. JULIAN

Age 96, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away April 23, 2011 in Ewa Beach. Born November 2, 1914 in Olongapo City, Philippines. Retired planner and estimator from the Subic Bay Naval Base, Philippines. World War II Veteran, Philippines. A member of St Joseph Church, Waipahu.

He is survived by sons, Romeo (Priscilla) Julian of Philippines, Urcino Julian Jr., Virgilio Julian, Julian (Celita) Julian; daughter, Emily (Theodore) Unander of San Diego, CA; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Private services were held.


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