Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

AJA-RENEE STEPHANIE UALANI NISHIKAWA LOPES

Posted On January 18th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

AJA-RENEE STEPHANIE UALANI “NISHIKAWA” LOPES

Age 18, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away January 7, 2011 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Born March 16, 1992 in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

She is survived by grandmother & grandfather, Roberta & Steven Nishikawa; uncle, Zachary K. Lopes; brothers, Jason R.M., Jack, David Lopes; sister, Tanya Lopes; fiance, DevinJay Candelario & family; great-uncle, Dale & aunty Carol; great-grandfather, Tsuneo Nishikawa; uncles Wes & Rodney Nishikawa; uncles & aunties, Ralph, Annette, Jeanette, Judy, & Diane Koga; uncle Gene & aunty Suzanne Nishikawa & family; uncle Shannon & aunty Nicole Nishikawa & family; uncle Arnel & aunty Adele Manera & family; uncle Nicholas Merlino; aunty Caroline Guira; uncle Robert Lopes; James E.M. Lopes; Onizuka family, Otsuka family, Lopes Ohana, Hamada family; Terry Ebato and family.

Memorial Celebration of Life 5:00 p.m. Sunday (January 23) at Waialua Community Association aka Haleiwa Gym (66-434 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa) Burial 10:30 a.m. Monday (January 24) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No Flowers Please.

HENRY YASUO MIYACHI

Posted On January 17th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

HENRY YASUO MIYACHI

Age 85, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away December 22, 2010 in Honolulu. Born February 20, 1925 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

He is survived by wife, Remedios M.D. Miyachi; brothers, James (Hannah) Miyachi, Harry (Ethel) Miyachi; daughters, Julie (Ron) Miyachi-Nakamura, Christine (Jon) Miyahira; step-daughters, Agnes (Manuel) Reyes, Dinah Villafranca, Dita Mazerik, Gilda (Rodney) Hayes, Chola Vizcarra; step-sons, Mari (Kaui) Doldolea, Martin K. Doldolea, Fernando Doldolea; grandchildren, Dane Nakamura, Drew Nakamura; 16 step-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (January 20) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ANNIE LAA SIUFANUA

Posted On January 17th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

ANNIE LAA SIUFANUA

Age 61, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away December 30, 2010 in Honolulu. Born March 27, 1949 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Annie was formerly employed by Hale Na’au Pono & Reverend of the Gathering Place of Hope Church.

She is survived by daughters, Antoinette Siufanua, Susan Siufanua; brothers, Edward N. (July) Spencer of L.V., Samuel (Marcella) Spencer, David (Debra) Spencer of Molokai, Rev. Nathan K. (Jackie) Spencer, Rev. Jerremial (Bennielee) Spencer, Rev. Edward H. (Bonnie) Spencer, Nicholas Spencer; sisters, Geraldine (Paul) Souza, Nicolette (Mark) Garland of WA, Naomi Garner, Ruth Barco; grandchild, Tony.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (January 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

ETHEL TOYOKO YAKABE KURIHARA

Posted On January 17th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

ETHEL TOYOKO YAKABE KURIHARA

Age 86, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away January 6, 2011 in Aiea. Born December 10, 1924 in Puunene, Maui. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Pearlridge Ward; she raised her family in Guam and the Philippines at Anderson & Clark Air Force Base from 1950-1969.

She is survived by sons, Paul (Airi) Kurihara, Gary (Malia) Kurihara of Utah; daughters, Denise (Barry) Mitchell, Colleen (Dennis) Ohira, Sandra Kurihara-Van Ornum, Charlene “Dawn” (Nicholas) Akana; brothers, Robert (Debbie) Yakabe, Harry Yakabe, Charles (Kay) Yakabe; sisters, Lillian Yakabe-Yoshimoto, Katherine “Kit” Yakabe-Gima, Annette Yakabe-Yamada; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (January 20) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (99-641 Pohue St., Aiea) Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

JUANITA GLORIA VILLANUEVA TAKAESU

Posted On January 17th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

JUANITA GLORIA VILLANUEVA TAKAESU

Age 77, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away December 28, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born March 30, 1933 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, George Y. Takaesu; daughters, Cynthia Drew, Felicidad Bartolome; brothers, Robert “Bobby” Villanueva, Raymond Villanueva; sisters, Florence Tecson, Primitiva DeGracia, Virginia Damaso; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (January 20) at St. Jude Catholic Church (92-455 Makakilo Dr., Makakilo); Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

HOWARD “HANKY” HING CHUN

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

HOWARD “HANKY” HING CHUN

Howard “Hanky” Hing Chun, of Honolulu, passed away peacefully from this life into eternal life with Jesus on January 4, 2011 at the Hale Pulama nursing Facility at Kuakini. He was 94 years old. “Hanky” was born in China and moved to Hawaii at age 8 with his father. He started his printing career as a salesman for the old Tongg Publishing Company and quickly adapted to the American Dream. In 1952, he and his late wife, Frances, founded Howard’s Printery. Through the years he was also affililated with Hawaii Resort Industries, Royal State National Insurance and Wo Fat Restaurant. He reitred in 1990. He is survived by his son Harvey Chun; daughter Valerie (Patrick) Mathews, brother Edward Chun, sisters Rose Wong and Mabel Chun, 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Family and friends are welocmed on Friday, January 21, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held at 9:30 a.m. Graveside Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Diamond Head Memorial Park. The family requests that casual or aloha attire be worn for the services.

LEILANI KAHALE

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

LEILANI KAHALE

Age 69, of Waimanalo, passed away December 28, 2010 at Castle Medical Center. Born August 9, 1941 in Honolulu.

She is survived by son, Edward Francis (Angie Lai) Kahale Jr.; daughters, Debora Leilani (Smiley Napihaa) Keliihoomalu-Napihaa of Alaska, Brenda Iwalani Keliihoomalu, Sharon (James) Naeole, Georgette “Joey” (Garry) Loa; brother, Larry Mckeague of Hilo; sisters, Shirley Rodrigues, June (Don) Harden of Georgia; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, January 21, 2011 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 11:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ROBERT B. ALEJADO

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

ROBERT B. ALEJADO

Robert B. Alejado, 84, of Waipahu, Hawaii passed away on January 5, 2011. Born In Kapaa, Kauai, he is survived by his wife Annie E., son; Robert Jr., daughters; Diane, Linda, Roxanne, Susan, Cynthia, brothers; Francisco, Dana, sisters; Leonora, Cresencia, Georgia, 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Services will be held January 24, 2011 at Resurrection of the Lord; address: 94-1260 Lumikula St. Waipahu, HI 96797. Visitation at 9:30 AM followed by Services at 11:30 AM. Casual Attire.

Ronald Yoshikatsu Mukai

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

RONALD YOSHIKATSU MUKAI

69, died January 4, 2011, at Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Pearl City and raised in Waipahu.

He is survived by Grace H. Chae and Ron’s two sons, Derek K. (Karen) and Chad K.; brother, Douglas K. (Betty); sister, Elaine A. (Fumihiko) Indei; and grandchildren Kayla and Kelly.

Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday, January 20, 2011 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, service 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

ROBERT B. ALEJADO

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

ROBERT
B. ALEJADO

Robert B. Alejado, 84, of Waipahu, Hawaii passed away on January 5, 2011. Born In Kapaa, Kauai, he is survived by his wife Annie E., son; Robert Jr., daughters; Diane, Linda, Roxanne, Susan, Cynthia, brothers; Francisco, Dana, sisters; Leonora, Cresencia, Georgia, 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Services will be held January 24, 2011 at Resurrection of the Lord; address: 94-1260 Lumikula St. Waipahu, HI 96797. Visitation at 9:30 AM followed by Services at 11:30 AM. Casual Attire.

Lois Wist Wright

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

LOIS WIST WRIGHT

July 2, 1920 – Dec. 16, 2010

Lois Wright was born in Lahaina Maui. She was raised in Manoa, attended Lincoln elementary, Roosevelt (class of 1938), and graduated from U H Manoa. During WWII she worked in the WARDs (Women’s Air Raid Defense). She received her teaching degree and taught P. E. at Konawaena, Rad-ford, Dole, and McKinley, finishing at McKinley in the audiovisual department with an MA. In 1946 Lois married newspaperman Sidney Carl Wright. Lois had a passion for horticulture which was exemplified in her gardens. An avid outdoors-woman, she enjoyed hiking, horseback riding, and gardening, while continuing to teach swimming into her 80’s. As a teacher of feather lei making, she was never seen without her papale and feather lei. She was involved in Daughter’s of Hawaii, Oahu Retired Teachers Association, Foster Gardens, Lyons Arboretum, the Makiki Senior group, Wahine O Manoa, and the Hawaii Philatelic Society. She spent half the year on the Big Island where she belonged to Hamakua Family Community Education, the Hawaii Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society, Vireyas in Hawaii, and the Hamakua Senior group and club.

Lois is survived by daughters, Carol W. Yurth and Marcia B. Wright, a granddaughter, and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at First Presbyterian Church at Koolau, 45-550 Kionaole Road, on Saturday January 22nd. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Service 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

ELSIE AWAI BURGESS

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

ELSIE AWAI BURGESS
January 7, 2011

Elsie Awai Burgess, 87, of Honolulu, a retired art educator. died of cancer complications. She is survived by her loving husband Dr.Jesse Hugh Burgess, sons Dr.Lawrence Burgess and Alex Burgess, daughters Liane Spoylar, Lani Lippert. Memorial Service January 19, 2011, 430 p.m., The Religious Society of Friends (Quaker), 2426 Oahu Ave., (Manoa), street parking. Casual attire, no flowers, optional donations to: The Dolphin Institute, 420 Ward Avenue, Ste. 212, Honolulu, Hi 96814.

ANNIE KEALOHA KAPELIELA FREITAS

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

ANNIE KEALOHA KAPELIELA FREITAS

Age 59, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away December 30, 2010 in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. Born July 12, 1951 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by sons, Brian (Kalei) Freitas, Anthony Freitas, Derick Freitas, Ivan (Charise) Freitas; daughter, Thelma (Wesley) Medeiros, Barbara Martin; brothers, John (Evelini) Kapeliela of AZ, Derwin Ruebsamen of CA; 19 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews & cousins.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (January 20) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. FlowersWelcome.

GERARD “JERRY” RUSSO

Posted On January 16th, 2011 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

GERARD “JERRY” RUSSO

Age 55, of Honolulu, passed away December 5, 2010 at Straub Clinic & Hospital. Born September 4, 1955 in Wilmington, Delaware. Jerry was a Professor of Economics at the University of Hawaii.

He is survived by wife, Mary E. Sellers; daughter, Alexandra Russo; mother, Rachela Russo of Delaware; brothers, Louis (Michelle) Russo of Arizona, David (Cathy) Russo of Delaware, Bruce (Barbara) Russo of Delaware, Richard (Judy) Russo of Delaware; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services were held. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to University of Hawaii Foundation.

KEVIN P. NUTT

Posted On January 15th, 2011 -

KEVIN P. NUTT

Age 41, of Honolulu, HI, passed away on January 6, 2011. He was a 1987 graduate of Kaiser High School and a 1991 graduate of Culinary Institute of America in New York. Kevin enjoyed an illustrious career as a chef and culinary professional, working in establishments across the nation, including New York and Las Vegas, before returning to his home on the islands. He was a loving and caring husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend whose passion for good food and good company defines his personal legacy.

Kevin was diagnosed with cancer in 2007 on his 38th birthday. He fought his battle bravely, with courage, hope and perseverance. He will be missed by many.

He is survived by his wife, Leilani; 2 sons Jayson & Ryan; father, Gerald; mother, Valerie Maher; brother, Garrett; sister, Kami and nieces, Caylin & Kaya.

Services & burial will be held on January 17, 2011 at Valley of the Temples. Visitation 9:30 AM, Mass 12:00 PM & Burial 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, family request donations to the “Friends of Kevin Nutt” Fund at any Bank of Hawaii or the St. Francis Hospice at Nuuanu in Kevin Nutt’s name.

Margaret “Cookie” Seu Kook Tom Goo

Posted On January 15th, 2011 -

MARGARET “COOKIE” SEU KOOK TOM GOO

94, of Honolulu, Hawaii, a retired Federal Selective Service System employee, died in Honolulu on December 25, 2010. She was born on May 17, 1916 in Honolulu.

Survived by daughter, Geri (Robert) Walker; brothers, Michael Tom, Francis Tom, Joseph Tom; grandchildren Jonathan and Heather Lee and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private services were held. Arrangements by: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary

SIAUA FUALAU TAEFU

Posted On January 15th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

SIAUA FUALAU TAEFU

Age 41, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away January 9, 2011 in Honolulu. Born February 24, 1969 in American Samoa. Siau was a former employee at K-Mart-Iwilei. She was a member of St. John Baptist Church.

She is survived by husband, Lole Taefu; father, Iefata Fualau; brothers, Junior Fualau, Lance (Marie) Eka; sisters, Sasa Faiilagi of American Samoa, Epi (Fealofai) Vasai, Ime (Ioane) Sofeni, Onolata (Joseph) Soon, Dora (Donald) Thigpen; numerous: nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 26) at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church; (2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu) Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

JOSEPHINE NAVARRO

Posted On January 15th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

JOSEPHINE NAVARRO

Age 77, of Haleiwa, Hawaii, passed away December 21, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born November 13, 1933 in Pepeekeo, Hilo, Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, Recalte “Tommy” Navarro; sons, Recalte (Geri) Navarro Jr., Andrew (Jennifer) Navarro, Reck (Vilma) Navarro; daughters, Patricia (Abe) Lumoya, Bernadette Simmons, Cheryle Navarro, Randalyn Navarro; brother, Norman Ilac; sisters, Angelina “Kay” Acoba, Rose Ilac Meyer.
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Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (January 18) at St John Apostle & Evangelist Church; (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

JANET SHIZUE GALAPIA

Posted On January 15th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

JANET SHIZUE GALAPIA

Age 71, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away January 3, 2011 in Wahiawa. Born September 20, 1939 in Haleiwa, Hawaii. A retired cashier at Haleiwa IGA Supermarket.

She is survived by husband, Rudy C. Galapia; sons, David Galapia, Randy (Liana) Galapia; daughters, Dawn (Joe), Whittaker, Dana (Darrell) Kuboyama; 10 grandchildren; brothers, Robert (Alice), Yamanoha, Glenn Yamanoha of Volcano; sisters, Lynn Yamanoha of Hilo, Nora Yamanoha of Kona.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (January 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

JUANITA KALEI SAKAMOTO

Posted On January 15th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

JUANITA KALEI SAKAMOTO

Age 69, of Waialua, Hawaii, passed away January 3, 2011 in Honolulu. Born April 18, 1941 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A retired dedicated teaching assistant at Waialua High School.

She is survived by husband, Jonathan Sakamoto; sons, Troy (Tanya) Sakamoto, Jon Sakamoto (Darcie Mizusawa), Dr. Greg (Brooke) Sakamoto; 4 grandchildren; brothers, Roy Alameida, Jeffrey (Debbie) Alameida, Mark (Julie) Alameida; nieces, nephews & cousins.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (January 18) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (January 19) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

HIROJI TOGASHI

Posted On January 14th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

HIROJI TOGASHI

Age 97, of Maple Valley, passed away December 28, 2010 in Washington. Born March 27, 1913 in Olaa, Hawaii. A retired carpenter who worked for Bonded Construction and E.E. Black. Served during WWII in the U.S. Army 1399th Construction Battalion.

He is survived by sons, Wayne (Cheryl) Togashi, Ralph Togashi; brother, Kiichi (Sarah) Togashi; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (January 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No Flowers Please.

CARLOS ROBERT BUHK

Posted On January 14th, 2011 -

CARLOS ROBERT BUHK

Carlos Robert Buhk, 71, of Koloa, Kauai, died at St Francis Hospice, Ewa on December 30. Born in Sheboygan, WI, lived in Mountain View, Ca., and moved to Hawaii in 1984. At Title Guaranty of Hawaii, he was the architect of the Docutrieve System, and was instrumental in initiating the conversion of thousands of paper files to digital files at its Record Center. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Lynette; son Ryan (Monica) of Koloa, Kauai; daughter, Laina (Jake) Maniscalco of Sunnyvale, CA.; grandchildren, Nicholas and Jordan Fregosi and Kendall, Kalei, and Makena Buhk; sister-in-law, Helen (Joel) Morris of Santa Rosa, CA; dearest cousin, James (Betty) Fischer of WI; and many friends and family in Wisconsin, California, and Hawaii. Private services to be held in Koloa, Kauai and Sunnyvale, CA. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Robert Eugene Mytinger, DrPH

Posted On January 14th, 2011 -

Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, LLC

ROBERT EUGENE MYTINGER, DrPH

Robert Eugene Mytinger succumbed to cancer on December 20, 2010 at Straub Hospital. He was born September 24, 1926, in Belle Fourche, Butte County, South Dakota, to Hubert Chase and Gladys Matilda (Spence) Mytinger. He served in the U.S. Naval Medical Service Corps during World War II and the Korean conflict. He earned his public health degrees at U.C.L.A. and U.C. Berkeley. Bob was a Professor Emeritus of Public Health in the University of Hawaii School of Public Health. He worked in the Western Consortium for Public Health’s Burma Project under U.S.A.I.D. auspices, and served as Vice President of Community Relations for H.M.S.A.

Bob loved sailing, was an avid golfer and world traveler. He cherished the summers spent with his family at their Lake Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, home. Of all his accomplishments, Bob was the most proud of having achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. Bob was the recipient of the John J. Sippey Public Health Western Branch Award and was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity.

He is survived by wife, Faye, daughters Heidi (Bradley) Gassman & Melissa Mytinger, grandchildren, Netta Jo Gassman, Laura Albers, Jennifer (Mark) Nelson and Christopher Maytag and three great grandchildren.

Inurnment will be at the National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) at a later date. Suggested memorials can be made to the Hawaii Division of Boy Scouts of America, the Hawaii Junior Golf Program or the H.M.S.A. Foundation.

Thomas Mahinulani Novikoff (Malani Boy)

Posted On January 14th, 2011 -

THOMAS MAHINULANI NOVIKOFF (MALANI BOY)

Of Honolulu and San Jose passed away at his home in Kaimuki on January 2, 2011. He attended Kamehameha Schools at Kapalama from kindergarten and graduated in 1999. He received his Engineering degree at the University of Hawaii Manoa campus and completed his Master of Science in Engineering at San Jose State. He worked as a mechanical engineer for BAE Systems in San Jose California.

Thomas was an avid cyclist and an active competitor. For many years, he has been respected as a top rider in many races such as Tantalus Time Trials, Dick Evans Memorial, and Cycle to the Sun. While living and working in California, he joined a cycling team and continued to participate and compete in the cycling circuit.

Loved by his ancestors, his parents Susan Carol and Thomas Mahinulani, sister Melissa Lehua, grandmothers Mildred Jenkins of St George Utah and Marmionett Magoon Kaaihue, hanai Auntie Charlotte Takemoto and family of Santa Cruz California, granduncles, grandaunts, uncles, aunties, cousins, nephew Riley, niece Jade and dear family friends.

The family wishes to express their aloha to Princess Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa for her graciousness.

Service on the lawn at Puu Ualakaa State Park (Makiki Round Top Drive) January 16, 2011 at 1130am. Donations may be made to American Cancer Society.

Aloha to all of you who shared in his life. Forever in our hearts.

LEU, WU BIING MEY

Posted On January 14th, 2011 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

LEU, WU BIING MEY

Age 85, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away January 6, 2011 in Honolulu. Born January 5, 1926 in Taiwan. Sister Wu Biing Mey was a member of the First Chinese Christian Church of Honolulu.

She is survived by son, Leu (Mei Fang) Cheng Chong of Taiwan, Leu (Guidi Zuo) Cheng Ting of NJ; daughter, Fumei (Thomas) McCullough; brother, Wu Su Ling of Taiwan; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 8:00 a.m. Tuesday (January 18) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

JULIA K. NAKAMOTO

Posted On January 13th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

JULIA K. NAKAMOTO

Age 84, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away December 27, 2010 in Aiea. Born January 27, 1926 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

She is survived by sons, Edward (Margie) Nakamoto, Nelson (Palmyra) Nakamoto; daughters, Charlyne Kapua, Cathlyne Kaeha, Rosaline Pomaikai, Gwen Torres; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy (Robert) Fukumoto.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (January 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (January 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

BERNADETTE “BERNA” DUMAUAL TUGAOEN

Posted On January 13th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

BERNADETTE “BERNA” DUMAUAL TUGAOEN

Age 31, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away December 28, 2010 in Honolulu. Born July 11, 1979 in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Bernadette was employed at Zippy’s in Wahiawa as a cashier.

She is survived by son, Brian Alexander Tugaoen; parents, Blas and Eunalda Tugaoen; sister, Betty (Kihei) Keanaaina; nieces & nephews.

Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (January 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (January17) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; (1403 California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

FLORA CENTENO

Posted On January 13th, 2011 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

FLORA “FLOR” BRILLANTES CENTENO

Age 84, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away January 7, 2011 in Aiea. Born April 9, 1926 in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Member of Senior Citizens Club and Filipino Hawaiian Organization.

She is survived by daughters, Bellaflor “Ela” (Rolando) Cadacio of New Jersey, Milagros “Mila” (Rodolfo) Romerosa of Australia, Estrella “Terry” (Tony) VandenHook of Australia, Yolanda “Yolly” Centeno, Dolores “Doris” (Rodolfo) De Leon, Cecilia “Cecil” (Christopher) Hughes; sons, Isabelo “Jun” (Erlinda) Centeno Jr., Nabychadressar “Joey” (Nida) Centeno, Johnson “Sonny” Centeno, Robert “Rob” Centeno, Augustus “Auggy” Caesar Centeno; brother-in-law, Romulo Pascua; 31 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Teresita (Placido) Lazaro of San Diego, CA.

Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Saturday (January 15) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Wake Service 7:00 p.m.
Burial will take place in the Philippines at a later date. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LILLIAN F. TANIGAWA

Posted On January 13th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

LILLIAN F. TANIGAWA

Age 94, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away December 16, 2010 in Aiea. Born July 22, 1916 in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

She is survived by sons, Ronald Tanigawa, Howard (Shelly) Tanigawa; daughter, Linda (Owen) Masaki; brother, Terry (Irene) Yamamoto; sisters, Alyce Yamamoto, Nancy (Masao) Ohata; grandchildren, Keith and Kurt Tanigawa, Shauna Mukai, and Blake Masaki.

Private Services were held. No Koden

STEPHEN “PEEWEE” GONSALVES

Posted On January 13th, 2011 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

STEPHEN “PEEWEE” GONSALVES

Age 81, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away December 28, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born July 27, 1929 in Waipahu, Hawaii. A retired operating engineer for RHS Lee Trucking and a 40+ year member of Local Union #3. An avid softball player.

He is survived by son, Stephen (Gayle) Gonsalves; daughters, Sharon Gonsalves, Sheryl L. Gonsalves, Marcel (Sedan) Jacobs; sisters, Wilda (Pilani) Gray
Jeanette Figueroa, Mildred (Alipio)
Thomas; brothers, James (Harriet) Jerviss, Joseph Jerviss, Paul (Naomi) Gonsalves, Thomas Gonsalves, Jeffery (Beverley) Gonsalves, Daniel Gonsalves; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (January 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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