Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

MILTON WILLIAM ROSS

Posted On February 5th, 2017 -

Age 90, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away Dec. 29, 2016 in Honolulu. He was born Jan. 17, 1926 in Honolulu. He was a retired heavy machine operator, member of Knights of Columbus, Pacific Rim Boxing Champion, and World War II U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by wife, Susana D. Ross; daughter, Mary Ann (Danilo) Cobarrubias; sisters, Mary Ann Stillman, Florentina Pucong; 4 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and 1 great- great-grandson. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Thursday (Feb. 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitatiion also 10:00 a.m., Friday (Feb. 10) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Walter William Larsen, Jr.

Posted On February 5th, 2017 -

Walter William Larsen, Jr.Walter William Larsen, Jr., age 77 of Lihue, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his ohana, on Monday, January 2, 2017. He was born on February 6, 1939 in Honolulu. Walter is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Kaleinani "Nani" Larsen and his sons; Eric L. Larsen of Lihue and Greg Kekoa (Coleen) Larsen of Mililani, Oahu; his three grandsons- Nainoa, Makana and Kainalu Larsen of Mililani, Oahu. His brother Ronald (Mary Pat) of Makakilo, Oahu and sister Momi (Emil) Wolfgram of Kaneohe, Oahu; Brother-in-law Herb (Marie) Espinda of Minnesota and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Walter worked for the Social Security Administration for forty-one years. He moved to Kauai in 1986 to manage the Kauai Office in Lihue, where he retired in 2004. He graduated from Roosevelt High School, class of 1957. He received his Bachelors Degree at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1961. Walter developed an interest in sports that he enjoyed over his lifetime. It began as a member of the Roosevelt High School Track and Football Teams. He went on to play football at the University of Hawaii under Coach Hank Vasconcellos. During his lifetime Walter enjoyed participating in rugby, biking, swimming, aikido, jujitsu and canoe paddling. He was also an avid golfer and enjoyed working out at the original Kauai Athletic Club at Kukui Grove. Walter enjoyed being a civic participant in his community. He was an active supporter and volunteer for the American Lung Association. His interest in biking led him to participate in fund raising rides for the Association. He was a frequent donor to the Blood Bank of Hawaii. He served as president of the Kauai Seniors Centers Inc. and was instrumental in providing support for activities and resources to assist Kauai's Senior programs. Walter will be remembered for his calm and caring leadership, his loyalty and love for his ohana and friends. We shall miss his presence but we know he is at peace with the Lord. Mahalo Ke Akua. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Lihue United Church, 4340 Nawiliwili road. Visitation begins at 9:00a.m and Services to start at 10:00 a.m. Private inurnment.

Thomas Ulep

Posted On February 5th, 2017 -

Thomas Ulep78, died in Las Vegas, Nevada on Dec. 30, 2016. He is survived by wife- Sally, brothers- Patrick (Sandy), Maximo, and Brad (Leona), sister- Arcadia "Jane" (Raymond), children- Edward (Karen), Janet (Bob), Brian (Sarah), Rosemary (Craig) , Stacey (Reyna), Julius (Geri), Nyda, Llova (Mike) and Cedric (Lori), 15 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Thomas was born on Dec. 17, 1938 in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, P. I. to Marcelo and Justina Ulep. He graduated from Waialua High School in 1956. A celebration of life service is scheduled for 12:00 on Saturday, Feb. 18 at St. Michael's Church in Waialua.

Hisashi Matsuo

Posted On February 5th, 2017 -

96, of Honolulu passed peacefully on January 22, 2017. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. Retired Civil Engineer for the Federal Government. Survived by brother- in-law Stanley Nakamura; niece, Charlene Nakamura; nephew, Stacey Nakamura; Predeceased by sister Sawano (Betsy) Nakamura. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Wayne Jun Tsukazaki

Posted On February 5th, 2017 -

Wayne Jun TsukazakiWayne Jun Tsukazaki, 54, a resident of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on January 14, 2017. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on September 22, 1962, to Rieko (Takeshita) and Ushio Tsukazaki. Wayne was a graduate of Kaimuki High School, Class of 1980 and attended Honolulu Community College and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He worked at the Bank of Hawaii for 18 years, first as a Receiving Teller and then a Senior Teller. He later returned to the University, as a Transcripts Clerk with the University of Hawaii Manoa, Office of the Registrar. Wayne had a passion for Denver Broncos football. He was what you would call a REAL Denver Bronco Fan, complete with the RDBF shrine. His love for Broncos football came second only to his love for his family. Wayne was a loving son, brother, and uncle. He is survived by his mother, Rieko Tsukazaki; sister, Nancy Fumiko Tsukazaki (Chase) Kawakami; niece, Reina Kawakami; nephew, Rylan Kawakami and furry niece Penny Kawakami. Celebration of Life service for Wayne will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary; visitation from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., service to begin at 5:00 p.m Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Gilbert Joseph Leong

Posted On February 5th, 2017 -

Gilbert Joseph LeongGilbert J. Leong, 88, died peacefully at home on January 19, 2016. He was the youngest of 9 children born to Quan Yau and Chun Ngit Leong. As a youngster, he loved baseball and with a buddy organized a youth baseball league in his Bingham Tract neighborhood. Gil graduated in 1946 from St. Louis High School and received his bachelor's degree from the University of Hawaii. After serving in the Army during the Korean War, he married Sylvia Lee and they moved to Boulder, Colorado where Gil would earn his master's degree in accounting from the University of Colorado. He was a retired CPA and founder of Gilbert J. Leong and Gregory H. Lee, CPAs. Gil loved tennis, golf, the ocean, skiing, traveling with Sylvia and close friends, art, music, socializing with friends and clients, driving convertibles and spending time with his grandchildren. He and Sylvia were long time season ticket holders for UH football, the Honolulu Symphony, Hawaii Opera Theatre and Diamond Head Theatre. Survived by his beloved wife, Sylvia, sons Scott (Peggy), Kimo, and Kurt (Juday) Leong, daughters Susu Markham (Greg) and Mary Leong Saunders, and sister Evelyn Leong, 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Friday, February 10, 2017 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 148 Makawao Street, Kailua. Service at 10:00. Lunch to follow. Private inurnment at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: kenordensteinfunerals.com

DORIS CONSELVA

Posted On February 4th, 2017 -

Doris Conselva, age 92 of Pearl City, Hawaii died on January 30, 2017. Born on June 30, 1924 in Papaikou, HI. Doris graduated from Waipahu High School in 1942 and worked from 1942-1980 at Barbers Point. Survivors include her husband of 68 years Ewa Conselva; three children Yolene Fekel (Richard), Dwane Conselva (Sharon), and Whalan Conselva; two grand- children Jocelyn Zelasko (John), David Fekel (Kathryn) and two great grand children; siblings Mercedes Barcelona, Helen Barcelona, Henry Duhaylongsod and Joseph Duhaylongsod. Doris was succeeded in death by her parents: Caytano and Alejandra Duhaylongsod and siblings: Tomas Ramos, Alyse Ramos, Joshua Ramos, and Roger Ramos. Visitation 4:00 p.m. Monday (Feb. 6) at Waipahu United Church of Christ; funeral service at 5:00 p.m. with reception to follow. Aloha attire.

Alfred Keokalani Silva

Posted On February 4th, 2017 -

96, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. He was a Hawaiian Telephone Co. Cable Splicer Supervisor and is survived by children Wendell P.K. (Sharon A.) Silva, Alfred K. (Charlene B.) Silva Jr., Melvin Wayne P. (Patricia R.) Silva and Gary R. (Roxie L.) Silva, and Albernie Iwilani "Pinky" (Steven K.) Ohelo, sister Wanda Iseke, 12 grand- children, and 13 great-grand- children, and one great-great- grandchild. Funeral services will be held on February 11, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Visitation 9AM, Service 11AM. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

Philip Suen Tien “Tenny” Ching

Posted On February 4th, 2017 -

Philip Suen Tien 83, of Honolulu, passed peacefully on January 14, 2017. Philip was born on August 7, 1933 to George Chin Choy Ching and Rose Meu Lin (Chock) Ching. He is survived by wife Shrue, his children by his late ex-wife Sadako Warren Etse, sons Warren Wo On "Sonnyboy" (Youmilane), George Keoki Kalanui (Joan) and daughter Phyllis Rose Mahealani (Domsiano). Philip is additionally survived by his step-daughters Arleen and Evangeline, step- sons Augustine Kohler (Lisa), Randy Ching (Lorynne) and Joas Suda, 32 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, as well as brothers Francis (Carolyn), and Bernard (Alfreda), and sister Theresa (Newton) Nakamoto. Philip was a graduate of Saint Louis High School and was a beloved and devoted husband, father, brother-in-law, grand- father, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. Philip worked for Global Associates on Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands and in several sports related capacities with the State, National and college levels, within the Federated States of Micronesia. Phil was well known for his strong advocacy in mentoring youth involvement in sports. After his retirement, he returned to Honolulu. Services on February 11, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Makai Chapel. Public viewing and visitation at 10:30 am; service at 11:30 am. Burial service at 3 pm at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha/casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

MIKE MITSURU MIYAHARA

Posted On February 4th, 2017 -

Age 90, of Honolulu, HI, passed away December 29, 2016 in Honolulu. Born December 15, 1926 in Koloa, Kauai, HI. He was a welder for Matson, Inc. He is survived by wife, Hiroko T. Miyahara; daughters, Lani Lee, Lisa Kauahi; brothers, Joe (Sakiko) Miyahara, Donald Miyahara; sisters, Fujie Wada, Suzie Fukunaga; 6 grandchildren. Private services held.

Alexander Joseph Belén Gotay

Posted On February 4th, 2017 -

Alexander Joseph Belén GotayAlexander Joseph Belén Gotay, age 30, of West Vancouver, BC died in Vancouver on December 28, 2016. He is survived by his parents, Mark and Carolyn, and sister, Mara, all of West Vancouver; his grandmother, Joan E. Jones, of Las Vegas, NV; his aunt and uncle, Pam Cook and Paul Gietzel of San Rafael, CA; his cousin, Kevin Gietzel of Rosedale, CA, and his devoted cat, Stella. Alex was born in Annapolis, MD and spent most of his life in Kailua, where he graduated from Mid-Pacific Academy. He was an accomplished classical trumpeter, performing at the Kennedy Center (Washington, DC), the Banff Centre (Banff, AB), the Transylvania Symphonic Orchestra (Brevard, NC), Le Domaine Forget (QC) and on From the Top (National Public Radio). He studied at the Peabody Conservatory of John Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) and was a member of the Hawai'i Youth Symphony. Alex was a world traveler, having visited five continents before the age of 20. He was also certified as a scuba diver and sailor and was an avid snowboarder. He worked in sales but was preparing for a new career as a personal trainer at the time of his death. He is missed by heartbroken friends around the world. A Celebration of Life will be held in West Vancouver around Memorial Day (contact mark.j.gotay@gmail.com).

NORMA YOLANDA LAPOT AMION

Posted On February 4th, 2017 -

Age 74, of Pearl City, HI, passed away Dec. 30, 2016 in Honolulu. She was born June 28, 1942 in Honolulu. She is survived by son, Gregory (Jenni) Saguid; daughter, Debbie Brown; brothers, Edward (Lovy) Lapot, Michael (Jessica) Lapot, Gabriel (Danette) Lapot; sisters, Carol (Howard) Toma, Lourdes (Frederico) Lorenzo Jr.; 2 grand- children and 4 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Wednesday (Feb. 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Family progran 10:30 a.m. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Arturo Barcelona Saldania

Posted On February 3rd, 2017 -

83, of Honolulu, an entertainer, singer, musician, retired Sears Manager, employee of Kalani HS and an Air Force veteran died in Honolulu surrounded by his family on January 14, 2017. He was born in Maunaloa, Molokai, Maui. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Barbara. He is survived by daughters Gina and Lana Saldania, Carla Saldania- Capone and son-in-law Stephen Capone; four grandchildren; sisters Nora Galacia and Ligaya Nobriga. He was laid to rest with his wife at a private burial at the National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, please send condolences and donations to: EPCH, 4747 Kilauea Ave., Ste. 214, Honolulu, HI 96816. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Augustin Almodova

Posted On February 3rd, 2017 -

Augustin AlmodovaAugustin Almodova, 91, of Honolulu, passed away on December 28, 2016 at his home. Born March 9, 1925 in Eleele, Kauai. Augustin worked at HRT/MTL for 40 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Bessie S.L. Yee Almodova; children, Darleen E. Bumanglag, Dennis A., Jon S., Jeff M. and Denise M. Smith (Kele); 9 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; brothers, Ben Almadova (Diane) and David Almodova (Ethel); sisters, Bella Carvalho and Margaret Dupont. Visitation 9:30-11:15a.m. Saturday, 2/11/2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel; service 11:15a.m. with burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park at 12:45p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Taeko Ikenaga

Posted On February 3rd, 2017 -

93, of Honolulu, passed away on January 12, 2017 at Hale Malamalama. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter, Cindy S. (Russell) Inouye; and grandchildren, Ryan and Rachel. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Edward Masayoshi Fujioka

Posted On February 3rd, 2017 -

Edward Masayoshi Fujioka81, of Honolulu passed away peacefully on December 30, 2016. He was born on June 21, 1935 in Honolulu. Eddie was a retired electrician of HyGrade Electric and a member of IBEW 1186. He started as an apprentice and rose to foreman at age 30, retiring as superintendent in 1994. He is survived by his wife Ruth; daughters Cindy Fujioka (Walter Okada), Susan (Nathan) Nakamura and Joanne (Daryl) Makishi of Pittsburgh; son Edward (Lisa) Fujioka of Kamuela; grandchildren Jennifer Takata, Devin, Ryan and Elyse Fujioka, and Haley Nakamura; great granddaughter Meleana Fujioka; sisters Hilda Takamatsu, Edie Buna, Amy Goto, Elaine Lee and Carol Fujioka. Preceded in death by brothers Harry and Walter Fujioka. Visitation 5pm on Friday (Feb 10) at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; Service 6pm. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

HERBERT H. SHIMABUKURO

Posted On February 3rd, 2017 -

Age 82, of Mililani, HI, passed away December 30, 2016 in Kaneohe. Born January 10, 1934 in Honolulu, HI. He was a former proprietor of Uluniu Barber Shop & Times Coffee Shop, and formerly employed by Cultured Marble, Inc. He is survived by wife, Betty Shimabukuro; son, Cy (Geri) Shimabukuro; brother, Richard Shimabukuro; sisters, Jane Kahue, Ruth (Kenneth) Tamashiro, Janice (Walter) Achiu; grand- children, Ryu Shimabukuro, Rex Shimabukuro. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 6:30 p.m.

Angelita Teresita (Talan) Pamplona

Posted On February 3rd, 2017 -

Angelita Teresita (Talan) Pamplona81, of Pearl City, died at home on January 19, 2017. She was born in Kahuku on November 28, 1935 and lived on the Big Island, Waiahole, and Kaneohe. She graduated from Castle High in 1953, fell in love with and married Jose (Joe) Pamplona in 1954, lived in Honolulu, Kaneohe, Waianae and lastly in Pearl City in 1967, raised seven children, and attended Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Preceded in death by her son Vincent and husband Joseph, she is survived by daughters: Jo Ann, Tessie (Lester Kalawa), Sonia (Ernesto Baculanta), Kathy Pamplona-Rita, and sons: Richard (Natalya Lee) and Thomas, and daughter-in-law Lucia Pamplona (Salas), brother Ruperto Talan and sister Mildred Hill, 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Express our sincere gratitude to St. Francis Hospice for all the support to our mom and family. Funeral Mass was held on January 26, 2017. Burial will be held on Monday, February 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m. at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery Committal Shelter in Kaneohe.

Nancy Bey Little

Posted On February 3rd, 2017 -

Feb 9, 1930 Dec 27, 2016 Resident of Redwood City, CA, Honolulu, HI and Walnut Creek, CA Nancy was born in Oakland, CA as a 2nd child of Loretta and Jack Parr. She graduated in the class of '47 from Holy Names High School and spent her working life as a nurse and activities organizer for various care facilities. She was also very active politically championing the Democratic Party and various political causes. She was preceded in death by her first husband Charles Bey. She, with her second husband, Donald Little, planned to move from Redwood City to Hawaii but following his death and that of her sister, Patricia Davis, she packed up and went by herself. There she was politically active until she moved back to the mainland into the home of her brother in law, William Davis, and nephew, Mark, in Walnut Creek for the last three year of her life. She succumbed to Alzheimer's and our thanks go to the Hospice of the East Bay for their help during those difficult times. There will be a private ceremony at the Davis home on her birthday and a tree will be planted in her memory. In lieu of any flowers, consider a charitable donation in her name to either the Democratic Party, or Sister's of the Holy Names

Edwin K.W. “Boody” Lee

Posted On February 3rd, 2017 -

Edwin K.W. 90 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away peacefully on January 27, 2017, at his home. Born on March 21, 1926 to John Sau Lee and Florence Chew Kam Wong Lee. He attended 'Iolani School, where his education was interrupted by WWII. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1944 and from UC Berkeley in 1949. In 1986 he received an honorary diploma from 'Iolani School along with 44 other war-time school mates. His family and friends will miss his gentle spirit, kindness, wit, and piano playing. He is survived by his wife, Helen Noh Lee, and 3 daughters: Edgy Lee (Marc Cohen), Bonni Lee (Arthur Chobanian), and Laurie Lee (Yunus Peer); 4 grandchildren: Emma Lee-Chobanian, Kawena Goss, Cook Lee-Chobanian and Anuhea Goss; and sisters: Lorna Lo, Barbara (Tenney) Tongg, and Diane (Lloyd) Komagome; and beloved caregiver Marlon "Loni" Vave. A celebration of life will be on Saturday, February 11, at the Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Avenue. Visitation: 10:00 a.m. Service: 11:00 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers, please. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Lawrence Masami Migita

Posted On February 2nd, 2017 -

83, of Honolulu, passed away January 10, 2017. He was a retired vessel documentation officer for the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office, and a Coast Guard veteran. He is survived by wife, Janet Migita; son, Lary (Diane) Migita; daughters, Patricia (Kevin) Migita-Dooley and Cindy (Gary) Inayoshi; sister, Frances Miyasaki; grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Private services held.

Samuel Seiji Matsuo

Posted On February 2nd, 2017 -

Age 78, of Honolulu, passed away on January 3, 2017. He was born in Hilo, Hawaii and was an electrical engineer and a retired captain in the U.S. Army Reserve. He is survived by wife Renee Matsuo; sons Scott, Dr. Sam Jr, Ryan and Mark Matsuo; five grandchildren; brothers Ted and Ray Matsuo; sisters Madeline Chiba and Elsie Ng. Celebration of Life on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, visitation 10:00 a.m. and service 11:00 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Rosalina Kane

Posted On February 2nd, 2017 -

Rosalina Kane, 87 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away on January 14, 2017. She was born on May 24, 1929 in Kauai and was a cryptologic communications div. mgr. in Wahiawa until she retired in 1995. She is survived by husband Edward Kane, daughter Valerie King (Chris) Azevedo, granddaughters Melinani (Daniel) Kopta and Tanisha King (Kenny Curtis) and 3 beloved great- grandchildren. Private Services.

Francis Seiji Nomura

Posted On February 2nd, 2017 -

95, of Honolulu passed away on January 7, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born on November 10, 1921 in Honolulu. He worked for Theo. H. Davies for 42 years, starting as a parts department sales clerk and retiring as the President of Pacific Machinery, a division of Theo. H. Davies. He is survived by son, Alton; daughter, Sherri (Francis) Achiu; 4 grandchildren, and 1 great- grandchild; sister, Edith (Albert) Matsumoto. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

JEANNE SANAE HIRASHIMA

Posted On February 2nd, 2017 -

JEANNE SANAE HIRASHIMAAge 80, of Honolulu passed away January 27, 2017 in Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai and was a retired State of HI, DOE Elementary School Teacher from Aliamanu Elementary School. She is survived by son, Steven T. Hirashima; daughter, Gail H. Vannatta; granddaughter, Meshelle; brothers, Alan "Kazu" Funamura, Daniel Funamura, Glenn Funamura and Norman Funamura. Visitation will be from 10:00AM Tuesday February 7, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East Chapel. Service begins at 11:00AM. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

PAULINE L. GIMA

Posted On February 2nd, 2017 -

Age 76, of Honolulu, passed away Jan. 9, 2017, in Honolulu. Her only child, Vincent Fernandez, preceded her in death, 2006. She is survived by her husband, Shinye, and the Gima "ohana"; her cousins Antoinette Jardine of California; Franklin Ornellas of Connecticut; the Freitas "ohana" of Honolulu (Bernadette, Antoinette and Bernard, Jr.); Eugene Silva of Hilo and William Nohoanu of Honolulu, and other relatives. She earned a degree in cosmetology in California, and worked many years at Tom's Hair Salon in Honolulu. After retiring, she was certified by PATCH and provided child care services for several years. Services at Diamond Head Mortuary, Honolulu, Feb. 9, 2017. Visitation: 4:00PM, Service 5:00PM.

James Mi Chung

Posted On February 1st, 2017 -

James Mi ChungRetired Army Master Sergeant passed away on January 13, 2017. He was 90 years old, born in Honolulu on August 9, 1916 to Lee Kong Chung & Tom Shee Chung. Proudly served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He received 2 purple hearts and 2 bronze metals. He is survived by wife Yuk Ling Chung aka Yukie, Sons, Kimo and Wesley (Lois), Daughters Cynthia Chung, Kerry Chew (Gary), 10 Grand- children, 5 Great Grandchildren and Sister Esther Ikemoto. Service will be held on February 8, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel, 10:00 a.m. and burial at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe at 1:00 pm. Aloha attire.

Vernon “Pocho” Noah Mahilani Cox, Sr.

Posted On February 1st, 2017 -

Vernon "Pocho" Noah Mahilani Cox, Sr. passed away on December 30, 2016 in Sonoma, California. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Survived by wife, Michele; sons, Noah (Maggie), Michael (Michele), Nalei (Chastity) and Keoki. Grand- children, Kayla, Codie, Kaimana, Spencer, Brian, Michaella and Kealohalani; brothers, Jerome, Franklin, Todi, Boy, John; sisters, Leilani, Edna, Mildred, Faith, June. Services will be held at the Star of the Sea Catholic Church on Saturday, February 4, 2017. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Services 11:00 a.m.. No flowers. Casual attire.

MYRTLE KIM DUNN

Posted On February 1st, 2017 -

August 12, 1929 - December 15, 2016 In Loving Remembrance: Husband: Donald I. Dunn (deceased 6/11/1994); Son: Scott H. Dunn (deceased 6/11/2011) Survived by: Daughter: Donna Kirkpatrick (Pastor Bruce); Grandchildren: Ashlee Kirkpatrick, Channen Dunn; Adoptive Daughters: Kathy Crowell (Butch), Lorrin Lee; Sisters: Janet Nohara, Sylvian Lee (Donald), Lynne Sonya Chun (James); Brothers- in-law: Basil Dunn (Harriet), Arthur Dunn (Cyndee); Many nieces, nephews, cousins and their families. Celebration of Myrtle's Life: Diamond Head Memorial; Monday, February 6th. Visitation: 3:30pm. Service: 4:30pm. Dinner to follow. Scattering of the ashes is private.

ROMULO “MOLONG” “ROMY” CERVAS VILLANUEVA

Posted On February 1st, 2017 -

Age 42, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away December 21, 2016 in Aiea. Born January 21, 1974 in Mangaldan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Jeanne Salvador Villanueva; son, Jerome Villanueva; daughter, Jaira Villanueva; step sons, Michael Ian, Gian Villanueva; step daughter, Keshia "KC" Cris; brothers, Willie Cervas Villanueva, Isagani Cervas Villanueva; sisters, Lourdes Barry, Virginia Padua, Emma Flores, Lilia Eben, Rosario Villanueva, Evangeline Yden. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Feb. 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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