Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

VIVENICA “VEE” LEOMO

Posted On October 24th, 2010 -

VIVENCIA “VEE” LEOMO

Vivencia “Vee” Leomo of Aiea, died on October 13, 2010. She was the daughter of the late Emiliana (Foronda) & Ambrocio Roldan and the wife of the late Flaviano G. Leomo. Vee was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines and a graduate of Waipahu High School. She was survived by her brothers: Antonio (Maggie Y.) & Jaime (Dolores M.); children: Rudolph (Karen D.), Edwin L., Theodoren L., & Kathryn L.M.; grandchilden: Deon S., Jacelle L., Tianna M., Tyson L., Brenden L., Royce L., and Jordan M.; Great-grandchildren: Claire S.,Carter S. and Jayne M. She was blessed and loved by many – She will be “Forever in Our Hearts”

Visitation 9:00 a.m., Saturday, October 30, 2010 at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Pearl City; Mass at 11:15 a.m.; Burial at 1:00 p.m. at Valley Of The Temples Memorial Park.

Joan Brenchley Campbell

Posted On October 24th, 2010 -

JOAN BRENCHLEY CAMPBELL

Daughter of Dominica Mabel Brenchley (Austen) Evans and Hugh Bong Sun Sung; graduate of Maryknoll High School, 1940. Died April 26, 2010, Baltimore, MD, age 87. Obituary June 6, 2010, Advertiser.

Interment service November 8, 2010, 10 AM, O’ahu Cemetery. Family and friends welcome.

DR. ROY E. HUBBARD, DVM

Posted On October 24th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

DR. ROY E. HUBBARD, DVM

Age 78, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away October 18, 2010 in Mililani. Born May 31, 1932 in San Fernando, CA. A retired Veterinarian of 30 years, died at home with family. He was cherished for his humor and loving personality to all he encountered. He was also a veteran of U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corp.

He is survived by wife, Patsy Hubbard, sons, Michael D. Hubbard of Kent, WA; Mark K. Hubbard; daughters, Camille H. Spaulding of Alameda, CA; Susan C. Taylor of San Diego, CA; Kelly M. Matson; 8 grandchildren; sister, Elcia Thompson of Ottawa, KS.

Committal Service 2:00 p.m. Tuesday (October 26) at National Memorial Cemetery of The Pacific at Punchbowl. No monetary donations, please.

JAMES YOSHIO OKAMURA

Posted On October 23rd, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

JAMES YOSHIO OKAMURA

Age 80, of Honolulu, HI, passed away October 12, 2010 in Honolulu. Born January 30, 1930 in Pepeekeo, HI. He was a disabled American Veteran who served in the Korean War and a Purple Heart
Recipient.

He is survived by wife, Miyoko Okamura; son, Eric (Wendy) Okamura of Colorado Springs, CO; daughter, Ruth (Charles) Butindaro of Las Vegas, NV; brothers, Ray (Mineko) Okamura, Sadao Okamura; sisters, Irene Nakatani, Helen Macadangdang; 6 grandchildren; numerous nieces &
nephews.

Private services were held.

HESEQUIO REYES GAMBOA

Posted On October 23rd, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

HESEQUIO REYES GAMBOA

Age 60, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away September 27, 2010 in Honolulu. Born October 3, 1949 in Lupao, Nueva Westy Ecija, Philippines. He was employed 20+ years at Hilton Hawaiian Village as a Personal Housekeeper in the Housekeeping Department.

He is survived by wife, Corazon Gamboa; sons, Marco (Marilyn) Gamboa of Philippines, Mike Gamboa; daughters, Christine Gamboa, Maria Corazon Gamboa, Jacquelyn Gamboa, Marlyn Gamboa (Richard Villanueva); 3 grandchildren; mother, Prima Gamboa of Philippines; brothers, Larry (Bellia) Gamboa of Philippines, Rolly Gamboa of Philippines, Raynaldo (Lulu) Gamboa of Philippines, Danny Gamboa of Philippines, Maximo Gamboa, Jr. of Philippines; sisters, Sonya Tomacder, Belen Gamboa of Philippines; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (October 23) at St. Anthony Catholic Church (640 Puuhale St., Kalihi); Mass 11:15 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. White attire.

Ann Nobuye Sahara

Posted On October 23rd, 2010 -

ANN NOBUYE SAHARA

Age 84, of Honolulu, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2010. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired Bookkeeper/Office Manager. Pre-ceded in death by her husband, Tetsuo; survived by her daughter, Joan Lum (Dr. Dayton); grand-daughters, Caitlin and Madelin; brother, James Matsuoka (Shirley); sister, Itsue Saiki (Kenneth).

Visitation from 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; memorial service 10 a.m. Aloha attire, no flowers.

FELICISIMO “FELING” CEREDON ISNEC

Posted On October 23rd, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

FELICISIMO “FELING” CEREDON
ISNEC

Age 72, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away September 27, 2010 in Honolulu. Born August 7, 1938 in Lumbad, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Del Monte Fresh Produce.

He is survived by wife, Madeline U. Isnec; daughters, Grace (Ernesto) Hernando, Marissa (Sherlito) Domingo, Maria Angelica Isnec, Hannahruth Isnec; sons, Dino Rey (Minerva) Isnec, Garrnell Isnec; 8 grandchildren; brothers, Jacinto (Celerina) Isnec of Philippines, Loreto (Luzviminda) Isnec, Anastacio (Florence) Isnec; sisters, Trinidad Isnec, Flora (Rodolfo) Dato.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday (October 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Thursday (October 28) at Mililani Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

SEVERO “BERONG” DOMINGO DOMINGO

Posted On October 22nd, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

SEVERO “BERONG” DOMINGO DOMINGO

Age 88, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away September 29, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born October 21, 1921 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired Police Officer in the Philippines; Steiner Corporation; and also a maintenanceman for Mililani Town Center.

He is survived by wife, Cipriana Domingo; sons, Ferdinand (Julie) Domingo, Romeo (Antonina) Domingo; daughters, Grace Ganaden, Elsie (Ben) Medrano, Edna (Sammy) Dela Cruz; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brothers, Irineo (Lucia) Domingo, Emerito (Nora) Domingo; sisters, Felomina (Andres) Bali, Honesta Dela Cruz of Philippines; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Monday (October 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Tuesday (October 26) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

CALVIN CHING

Posted On October 22nd, 2010 -

CALVIN CHING
July 14, 1931 – October 7, 2010

Calvin Ching, 79, born and raised in Honolulu. Graduated from Hawaiian Mission Academy and attended University of Hawaii. He was a successful self- made businessman, establishing Columbia Insurance Agency, Inc. in 1962.

At a young age, he had a love of cars, racing at Kakuku Drag Strip with his buddies and brought the first Porsche to Hawaii upon return from military service in Germany.

Calvin loved life, was well-informed with many interests including real estate, tools, wine, gourmet cuisine, travel and was a life member of the National Rifle Association.

He was very active in his later years with rental properties and just returned from a trip prior to his passing.

Calvin lived a full life and will really be missed by his family and many friends.

Survived by wife, Pamela; daughters, Marion Lechner, Esther (Sissy) Elassiouti, Catharine Ching; son-in-laws, Manfred Lechner, Jack Aaron, Mike Sanbongi; grandchildren, Anna Lechner, Sharif Elassiouti, Hunter and Gabriella Ching.

Visitation: 9:30 A.M., Saturday, October 30, 2010, Oahu Cemetery Chapel, Service: 10:30 A.M., Inurnment: 11:00 A.M. Casual Attire.

LYDIA C. AGUILAR

Posted On October 22nd, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

LYDIA CASTRO AGUILAR

Age 61, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away October 12, 2010 in Honolulu. Born November 21, 1948 in Dadap, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines.

She is survived by husband, Romeo Aguilar; daughters, Rolyn (Jeffery) Mills, Reina (John Mar) Calma; 3 grandchildren; mother, Petra Castro of Philippines; brothers, Arsenio Paranes, Edwin Castro, Hilario Castro of Philippines; sister, Concepcion Raspado of Philippines; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (October 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (October 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 8:45
a.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. White Attire. Flowers Welcome.

JACK TADAO MIYASHIRO

Posted On October 22nd, 2010 -

JACK TADAO MIYASHIRO

Jack Tadao Miyashiro, age 90 of Honolulu, Hawaii died on October 6, 2010 at the Leahi Hospital. Mr. Miyashiro was born April 15, 1920 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a retired Operations Manager-Meat Department from Star Market. He is survived by his daughter, Carolyn H. (Larry) Hanagami; grandson: Jason (Jacy) Hanagami; brother: Harry (Gilda) Miyashiro; sisters: Violet Ono, June Miyasato, Lilly Kimura-Pleasant Hill, CA. and Ruth (Edward) Fujioka; brothers-in-law: Bob Miller-Milwaukee, Oregon, Martin Tohara and Alvin Tohara; sisters-in-law: Elsie Miyashiro, Jennett Tohara Tada-Seattle, Washington, Carole Tohara-Hawi, Hawaii and Kimiyo Tohara-Ahualoa, Hawaii; nieces and nephews. Family and friends are welcomed on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. A Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel. Private Family Inurnment. The family requests that casual attire be worn for the service. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

MIKIE SAKURAO

Posted On October 22nd, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

MIKIE SAKURAO

Age 86, retired federal worker, passed away September 23, 2010.

She is survived by niece, Ann Sakurao; nephews, Clayton Sakurao, Kent Sumida of Corvallis, OR; sister-in-law, Dora Sakurao; caregiver, Maria Joy Lazo; grand-nephews and grandnieces.

Private Services were held.

JAMES “JIM” BRICE SHAW

Posted On October 22nd, 2010 -

JAMES “JIM”
BRICE SHAW

James “Jim” Brice Shaw passed away peacefully surrounded in love at home on October 7, 2010. Jim was born on March 3, 1926 the only son of W. Brice and Maurine Shaw in Aberdeen, WA. He served with the Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Upon returning from the service he went on to graduate from the University of Oregon.

He moved to Medford, OR with his wife Jane (Carson) whe re they raised a family and he was the co-owner of a wholesale lumber company. Having been stationed in Honolulu during World War II, Jim always had a fondness for Hawaii and moved to Honolulu in 1977 where he worked for Merrill Lynch until retiring in 1994.

Jim enjoyed traveling around the world, reading, and was an avid golfer and musician. He played the trumpet as a child and continued to play and share his joy of music throughout his life. He was active in the community, participating in the Shriners for more than 30 years, including serving on the Board of the Shriners Hospital for Children in Honolulu, and volunteering as a Docent at Queen lolani Palace.

He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Betty Lou (Dunn, Fenger), daughter Sally Sacchetto of Novato, CA, son John Shaw of Arlington, VA; stepdaughter Rebecca Doub of Baltimore, MD and grandchildren Marco, George, Victoria, Angelica, and Fred. He is preceded in death by his sister Margaret Teach and first wife Jane Shaw.

A kind, caring, and devoted husband, father and grandfather he was dearly cherished and will be greatly missed.

A family service will be held, in accordance with Jim’s wishes, and his ashes will be scattered at sea. In lieu of flowers please send contributions to the American Cancer Society.

CLAUDE HOLT DOUGHTIE

Posted On October 22nd, 2010 -

CLAUDE HOLT DOUGHTIE

Age 82, of Kailua, Hawaii, passed away October 8, 2010 at Kailua, Hawaii. Born in Macon, Georgia. He was a retired Army Colonel. He is survived by Maureen G. Doughtie, Maureen Kiely, Sharon M. Doughtie-Kramer. Service information: 11:00 am, October 26th, Hawaii State Veteran’s Cemetery. Casual or Aloha Attire. No flowers, please. Donation information: Hospice Hawaii.

ESTHER YUK MUI ROBLES

Posted On October 21st, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

ESTHER YUK MUI ROBLES

Age 99, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away September 29, 2010 at Palolo Chinese Home. Born July 5, 1911 in Punaluu, Oahu. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.

She is survived by sons, Stanley (Kathleen) Shin, Clifford (Aileen) Shin; daughters, Judith (Robert) Lee, Frances Fukumitsu, Sandra (James) Dorsey of Arizona; 19 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Monday (10/25) at Mililani Mortuary-Makai Chapel, Waipio, Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial @ 12:30 pm at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Omit Flowers.

FERMAN GUILLERMO RAMOS, SR.

Posted On October 21st, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

FERMIN GUILLERMO RAMOS, SR.

Age 87, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away September 27, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born January 4, 1923 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

He is survived by wife, Fermina G. Ramos; sons, Fermin “Boy” (Patrocinia) Ramos, Jr., George Ramos of AZ; daughters, Teresita Ramos, Elsie (Carmelo) Domingo, Narcy (Apolinario) Carino, Mercy (Rodolfo) Viloria; 19 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother, Florendo (Teresita) Ramos of Kauai; sisters, Lourdes (Eugenio) Pascual, Pacensia (Ambrocio) Ganutan, Maxima Padilla of CA, Emilia Ramos of Philippines.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday (October 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:15 a.m. Monday (October 25) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

FR. KIRBY HANSON

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

FR. KIRBY HANSON

Kirby was born June 21, 1934 in Hilo, Hawai’i, the son of Carl E. and Ann Kirby Hanson, and twin brother of Faye Hanson [Schlichte]. In 1948, he moved with his family to Honolulu, and four years later, graduated from Punahou School. After attending Washington State University in Pullman and graduating from the University of Washington in Seattle, he served on active duty with the U.S. Army at Fort Ord in Monterey from 1955 to 1957. In 1957, Kirby joined the Bank of California, where he worked until entering Saint Patrick’s Seminary in 1964. On May 15, 1970, Father Kirby was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop William J. McDonald, Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, at Saint Matthew Church in San Mateo.

Father Hanson initially served as Associate Pastor for six years at Saint Mary’s Cathedral; and in 1976, was named Assistant Chancellor of the Archdiocese with responsibilities as Chair of the Building Committee and Executive Secretary of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council. On September 15, 1981, Archbishop Quinn appointed Father Hanson Chancellor of the Archdiocese. In 1984, Father Hanson was assigned as Pastor of Saint Isabella Parish in San Rafael; and in 1989, as Pastor of Saint Brigid Church in San Francisco. Father Hanson ministered as Pastor of Saint Thomas the Apostle Church in San Francisco from 1994 until his retirement in 2001. He had lived independently in San Francisco since retiring. He died peacefully during the night of October 14/15, 2010 at his home.

Although quiet and unassuming, Father Hanson had a wonderful sense of humor and loved to laugh. His laugh will be missed by all who knew him. Although he dearly loved San Francisco, his adopted city, he looked forward to going home to Hawai’i each summer. He is survived by his nephew, Fr. Carl F. Schlichte, OP of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Visitation will be begin Thursday 6pm with a Vigil Service 7pm at Saint Thomas the Apostle Church 3835 Balboa St., San Francisco, CA. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday 10am, October 22, 2010 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco CA. Committal will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma.

HESEQUIO REYES GAMBOA

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

HESEQUIO REYES GAMBOA

Age 60, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away September 27, 2010 in Honolulu. Born October 3, 1949 in Lupao, Nueva Westy Ecija, Philippines. She was employed 20+ years at Hilton Hawaiian Village as a Personal Housekeeper in the Housekeeping Department.

He is survived by wife, Corazon Gamboa; sons, Marco (Marilyn) Gamboa of Philippines, Mike Gamboa; daughters, Christine Gamboa, Maria Corazon Gamboa, Jacquelyn Gamboa, Marlyn Gamboa (Richard Villanueva); 3 grandchildren; mother, Prima Gamboa of Philippines; brothers, Larry (Bellia) Gamboa of Philippines, Rolly Gamboa of Philippines, Raynaldo (Lulu) Gamboa of Philippines, Danny Gamboa of Philippines, Maximo Gamboa, Jr. of Philippines; sisters, Sonya Tomacder, Belin Gamboa of Philippines; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (October 23) at St. Anthony Catholic Church (640 Puuhale St., Kalihi); Mass 11:15 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

ESPERANZA “PERAN” BUTAY VENTURA

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

ESPERANZA “PERAN” BUTAY VENTURA

Age 88, of Waipahu, HI, passed away September 11, 2010 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born December 14, 1921 in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

She is survived by sons, Kenneth B. Ventura, Rogelio Ventura; daughter, Tessie (John) Ogura; daughter-in-law, Vicky Ventura; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Tomasa Cristobal of Philippines; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (October 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Program 11:30 a.m. Prayer. Service 12:00 p.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

ALLAN RODNEY YOUNG

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

ALLAN RODNEY YOUNG

Age 62, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away October 5, 2010 at Kuakini Medical Center. Born November 19, 1947 in Canada. Owner of Young’s Contracting, Inc.

He is survived by wife, Alice Young; son, Stephen (Lisa) Young; mother, Winnie Young; brothers, John Young, Brian (Jody) Young, Tom (Darlene) Young; sister, Gail (Lou) Midlam; one grandson. Also, brothers & sisters with Kalihi Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (10/23) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 6:30 p.m.

SEIICHI TSUTSUI

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

SEIICHI TSUTSUI

Age 72, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away October 5, 2010 in Mililani. Born May 5, 1938 in Pahoa, Hawaii. Retired from Hawaii Air National Guard; member of 169th Golf Club.

He is survived by wife, Charlotte Tsutsui; son, Steven (Verna) Tsutsui; daughter, Sharon (Joe) Mendoza of Washington; 3 grandchildren; brother, Takashi (Beatrice) Tsutsui of California; sisters, Mieko Hatanaka of California, Toyomi (Edward) Shoji, Nobue (Sadao) Hirakawa, Fusako (Gregory) Sakauye of California; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. Saturday (October 23) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

RICKY NELSON LAYA ALBANO

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

RICKY NELSON LAYA ALBANO

Age 49, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away September 30, 2010 in Honolulu. Born September 20, 1961 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was employed in Alaska for Alaska Fishing Industry.

He is survived by daughters, Heather Y. Albano (Ronald Cabuhat), Ricquei (Greg) Jackson, Ricquel Q. Albano; son, Ricky (Melissa G.) Albano; 3 grandchildren; brothers, Ancelmo “William” (Eufrecinia) Albano, Romulo (Febe Luz) Albano, Hipolito “Bobby” (Evelyn) Albano, Washington “Junior” (Laura) Albano; sisters, Francisca “Fely” (Santiago) Sagayaga, Mannie (Simeon) Ramones, Josie (Orlando) Angobung, Rosario (Francisco) Cua, Juliet (Irineo) Cu.

Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Friday (October 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

GRIFILEN “ELSIE” CASCO MOLINA

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

GRIFILEN “ELSIE” CASCO MOLINA

Age 45, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away October 9, 2010 in Mililani. Born November 16, 1964 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Grifilen formerly worked as a Secretary in the Department of Youth Services.

She is survived by husband, Carlos
Molina; sons, Davin Enos, Cedric Molina, Israel Molina; daughter, Maria Molina; mother, Martha Casco; brothers, Edicfred “Eddie” (Betty) Casco of CA, Roderick “Rudy” Casco, Leopoldo “Eldred” (Catherine) Casco of CA; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews & cousins.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (October 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (October 25) at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church (2324 Omilo Lane, Kalihi); Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 12:00 noon at Valley of The Temples. Flowers Welcome.

James John Joseph Kaufmann

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

JAMES JOHN “J.J.” KAUFMANN aka JIM

Was born in Chicago, IL in 1938. Jim was retired from Civil Service at Hickam. He was a political activist and was a volunteer with the Waikiki Health Center. Upon on his death on July 2, 2009 his body was donated to the University of Hawaii.

He is survived by his brother Jared Kaufmann, sisters Jane and Janet. He was pre-deceased by his sister Judy Birt. He is the son of Jack and Clara Kaufmann (both deceased) of Honolulu.

A memorial service will be held for him on october 24, 2010 at 2:00 pm at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Kalanianaole Hwy. After the serice there will be a private scattering of Jim’s ashes by members of his family outside of the Federal building, his favorite place to protest.

Kam Wai “Wainnie” Wee

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

Diamond Head Mortuary

Age 90 of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 7, 2010, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Honolulu, she was the daughter of the late Dai Hung (Ahong) Lum and Mew Kwai Ching Lum. In her younger years, she worked as office manager at Internist Clinic for her brother, the late Dr. Chew Mung Lum.

She is survived by her husband, Lester G. L. Wee; son Wendell (Donna) Wee; daughter, Charlene (Ivan) Ahkoi; brother, Chew Nung Lum; grandchildren, Noah, Shelley, and Max Wee and Kevin Young; Lola Hiatt and Keola Ahuna.

She was predeceased by her son Clayton Wee, sister Kam Chin Young, and brothers Chew Mung, Clifford Chew Ung (Sugar), and Chew Wung Lum.

Visitation 9:30am, funeral service 11:00am Friday, October 22, 2010 at Diamond Head Memorial Cemetery, with burial to follow.

GEORGE KOICHI TAKAI

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

82, passed away on October 1, 2010. Born March 14, 1928 in Honolulu. Military Veteran and Retired Electrical Contractor of Takai Electrical Services, Inc. He married Yurie Uechi, wife of 59 years and raised 3 children. Sons, Rodney (Sherry), Lance (Judi) and daughter Liane (Dean) Kaneshiro. 5 Grandchildren, Kellen & Ashley Kaneshiro, Brenden Takai, Shannon and Lauren Takai. Brothers Erik (Naomi) and Ted (Ethel) Takai. Sisters Grace (Ben) Iwasaki, Mildred Kinoshita, Doris (Haruo) Nakamoto of Hilo and Dorothy (Clyne) Sasaki of California. Visitation at 12:00 and Services at 1:00 Sunday, October 24 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Private Interment at Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

WINONA YIN CARRELL

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

WINONA YIN CARRELL

Age 77, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away October 8, 2010. Born September 28, 1933 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Aunty Nona, loving mom, precious granma/great granma, aunty, and best friend to all. Love you and miss you, be safe and healthy in heaven.

She is survived by daughters, Christy K. (May Gin) Carrell, Celine-Ann K. Carrell Ruiz, Jennifer-Lynne K. Carrell, Yvette-Janine K. Carrell (Tumua) Masaniail; sons, Michael L. (Beverly, ex-wife Kathleen Boyle) Carrell, Gerald T.K. (Patty Jean) Carrell; 15 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.

Prayer Service on Saturday (October 23) at 10:30 a.m. at Resurrection of The Lord Catholic Church (94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu); Celebration of Aunty Nona’s life to be held 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Oahu Veterans Center, 1298 Kukila St., Honolulu (intersection of Radford High School and Foster Village). Aloha Attire. No flowers please.

ILUMINADA “LUMING” MEDINA SOTTO

Posted On October 19th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

ILUMINADA “LUMING” MEDINA SOTTO

Iluminada Medina Sotto, of Tanza, Cavite, Philippines passed away at the age of 94 on October 10, 2010. She was born on November 29, 1915 to Justina Dorado and Bernardino Medina of the United States Army.

Iluminada worked for the Philippine Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons. She was married to the late Florentino Sotto of Villaba, Leyte.

She was a member of the Catholic Women’s League, the Daughters of Mary, and a strong advocate of the Sacrament of Matrimony at our Lady of Peace in the Philippines.

In 1975, Iluminada came to Hawaii to join her father and siblings. She worked as a teacher’s aide at Roosevelt High School for seven years until she retired.

Her retirement years were devoted to volunteer work at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. She was a Eucharistic Minister, she coordinated the Annual May Flower Offering, and assisted in the Sunday masses in different capacities.

She was survived by four of her six children: Gloria Youngquist (Arvid), Florentino, Jr., Lourdes Silos, and Ismaelito (Nilda), three brothers, four sisters, and eight grandchildren.

Iluminada Medina Sotto will be remembered as a model of Christianity, a caring “Grandma” to her students, and a beacon of light to her family.

Wake Services will be at Our Lady of the Mount, with viewing on Friday, October 22 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Visitation at Our Lady of The Mount Catholic Church 8:00 a.m., Saturday, October 23. Mass at 8:45 a.m. with burial at the Mililani Memorial Park at 11:00 a.m.

FRANCISCO AKHAY, SR.

Posted On October 19th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

FRANCISCO
AKHAY, SR.

Age 77, of Pahala, Hawaii, passed away September 24, 2010 in Pahala. Born March 9, 1933 in Ewa, Hawaii. Francisco was retired civil service employee of 34 years as a Security Police & truck driver at the Barber’s Point Naval Air Station & Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. He was the Sensei instructor and owner of the Shiki Shin Funi Karate School in Waipahu, and U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War with the 2nd Infantry Division.

He is survived by wife, Diane Akhay; sons, Francisco (Regina) Akhay, Jr., Wayne Akhay, Glenn Akhay; daughters, Doreen (Stanley) Ballo of Pahala, HI, Crystal (Edwin) Masulit of WA; step-son, Jarvis (Brandie) Canoy; hanai son and daughter, Randy & Lala Yoro; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (October 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

KATE SETSUKO ENOMOTO

Posted On October 19th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

KATE SETSUKO ENOMOTO

Age 88, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away October 5, 2010 in Pearl City. Born December 4, 1921 in Waipahu, Hawaii.

She is survived by brothers, Tadashi (Grace) Enomoto, Hitoshi Enomoto, Yutaka Enomoto; sister, Laura T. Enomoto; numerous nieces and nephews.

Private Services were held.


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