Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

FRANCES MISAO YAMAUCHI

Posted On March 18th, 2017 -

Age 92, of Pearl City, HI, passed away February 25, 2017 in Aiea. Born November 24, 1924 in Waipahu, HI. She was a member of the Pearl City Senior Citizens Club. Survived by son, Alan Yamauchi; daughter, Ida (Charley) Sagadraca; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grand- children; sisters, Lillian Sato, Nancy Kawakami. Private services were held.

Eaton Riyochi Arakaki

Posted On March 18th, 2017 -

73, an Army veteran and retired truck driver and owner of Arakaki Trucking, passed away on March 5, 2017 at Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons, Steven (Marissa) and Scott (Melisa); daughter, Sheryl (Jarrett) Lee; brother, Thomas (Jeanette); sister, Emmeline Miyashiro; and 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

TERRANCE KAZUYUKI YOSHIDA

Posted On March 18th, 2017 -

Age 70, of Pearl City, HI passed away January 30, 2017 in Aiea. Born November 12, 1946 in Ka'u, HI. He was a retired marine machinist; Shop 31 at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. He is survived by wife, Charlene "Shar" Yoshida; son, Tyler Yoshida; daughter, Lynn (Jon) Yoshida; mom, Shizuko Yoshida; sister, Lorna Onizuka; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (March 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 1:00 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park.

Terry Kawika Viela

Posted On March 17th, 2017 -

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 14, 1956; passed away February 21, 2017. Graduate of Saint Louis High School and The University of Hawaii, survived by Father Archie Viela; Sister Valerie Yanagihara (Paul); Brother Gary Viela (Renee); sister Laurie Downing (Kainoa); 4 nephews and 2 nieces. Private services were held. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Salvador “Buddy” S. Lutao

Posted On March 17th, 2017 -

Salvador 88 of Honolulu, passed away on February 17, 2017 at Straub Medical Center, Honolulu. He was born on October 2, 1928 in Makaweli, Kauai. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Makai Chapel, Honolulu. Services will begin at 11:30 a.m., burial will be at a later time at Greenhaven Memorial Park in Kaneohe, Oahu. Buddy was a heavy equipment mechanic with Hawaii Equipment/ International Harvesters. He is survived by sons, Paul R. Lutao and Patrick J. (Kimberly) Lutao; brother, Mansueto "Tito" (Adelaida) Lutao; and 1 grandson, Bryson C. Lutao and numerous nieces and nephews. Buddy was predeceased by his wife, Marcelina "Mercy" A. Lutao; daughter, Christina A. Lutao; and son, Phillip A. Lutao.

Calvin K. K. Chun

Posted On March 17th, 2017 -

Calvin K. K. Chun83, passed away February 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, after a long struggle for health. A celebration of his life will be held in December 2017 with family and close friends to scatter his ashes over Honolulu. Cal was born to Alexander Chun and Florence Fong Chun in Honolulu, graduated from Roosevelt High School and the University of Hawaii with a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering, where he was a member of Peng Hui Fraternity. Cal was a respected Development and Business Management Consultant throughout Hawaii and California. He also loved to play the piano and to entertain, which allowed him to mingle with and "sit in" with many musicians in Honolulu and Los Angeles. He greatly enjoyed travel and imparted many humorous and educational stories. Cal was very proud of his children and grand- children and looked forward to their visits. Cal is survived by his wife of 26 years, Sharon Nichols Chun; children, Gaye Lynne Chun, Grady Lee Chun (Yuki), Nicole Carnation Grolman (Mirek), and Derek Carnation Chun (Lisa); grandchildren, Paul Dickey, Aaron Chun, Kingston Carnation, Kaiulani Carnation, and Michael Grolman; sister, Irma Yen (George); former wife Theresa Tam Chun; and many nieces and nephews.

Samuel Mark Castanera, “Skip”

Posted On March 17th, 2017 -

SAMUEL MARK CASTANERA, SKIP 78, of Mapulehu, Molokai, passed away, on Oahu, Sunday, February 5th, 2017. He was born June 6th, 1938, in Massachusetts. While stationed on Oahu, as a Marine, he met and married his beloved wife, Pauline. Upon discharge he and Pauline relocated to Molokai. He retired after 25 years of service as a Captain for the Molokai Fire Department. Skip is survived by his wife, Pauline, of 56 years, son Shayne, daughters Sonya, Joy and Samantha, 7 loving grand- children, brother David, sister Sharon and step father-in-law Stephen. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed telling stories to his grandchildren. He will be missed by his family who are grateful for all his hard work, loyalty and devotion. Private services held on Oahu. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

Gerardo Paet

Posted On March 17th, 2017 -

77 of Ewa Beach, Hawaii died on March 5, 2017. A Retired heavy equipment operator for Hawaiian Dredging & Construction. He is survived by Brothers: Rodolfo Paet (Conchita), Benjamin Paet, Sisters: Esmenia Montefalcon, Virginia Bega (David), Son Gerry "Boy" Paet, Daughters: Jodie Brede (Colin), Royce "Cookie" Ruiz (Ruben), Sandra Cross (Russell), Florence Paet, Cynthia Paet, numerous nieces and nephews, 6 grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren. Services @ Mililani Memorial Park on March 26, 2017 Makai Chapel 5:30pm - 9:00 pm Casual Attire/ Flowers welcome.

Leiona Chanel Vargas

Posted On March 17th, 2017 -

Leiona Chanel VargasBorn on Oahu on July 20th, 1980, Leiona Chanel Vargas was brought home to the Lord on February 25th, 2017. Her legacy lives on through her sons, James Tolentino-Ziegler and Leonard Vargas Jr. Raised by her parents, Sandra Larson and Arthur Larson, she is cherished for her role as big sister to Genesis Larson and Dillon Larson. Lei's Celebration of Life will be held on March 25th, 2017 at New Hope Leeward Church Kapolei Campus; visitation at 9am, program to begin at 10am. Arrangements Provided By: Ultimate Cremation Services LLC

MARIA MATTAS MAMACLAY

Posted On March 17th, 2017 -

Age 99, of Honolulu, HI passed away February 7, 2017 in Honolulu. Born August 12, 1917 in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Preceded in death by husband, Luis Mamaclay, Sr., and son, Abraham Mamaclay. She is survived by daughters, Nida (Alfredo) Damo, Dolores (June, Sr.) Nagum, Asuncion Mamaclay Virtudes, Chita (Irineo) Hilario, Cleofe (Acer) Bautista, Bobbee (Crisanto) Barba; daughter- in-law, Segundina Mamaclay; sons, Eusebio (Imelda) Mamaclay, Jesus (Josefina) Mamaclay, Luis (Dolly) Mamaclay, Jr.; sister, Dolores Matias; 25 grand- children; 31 grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday (March 22) at Resurrection of the Lord Church (94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio); program 10:00 a.m. Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Royce Emil Edralin

Posted On March 16th, 2017 -

25, passed away at Queen's Medical Center West. Born in Honolulu. Royce was a carpenter and is survived by parents, Patrick and Francine; brothers, Bronson (Joann), Chad, Kyric and Shaun; sister, Kyla; niece, Kayli; paternal grandparent, Lola Peralta; maternal grand- parent, Sera Tangjian; many uncles, aunties and cousins. Visitation 10 a.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu; Mass 11 a.m.; Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: LEEWARD FUNERAL HOME

Jean Grady Owens

Posted On March 16th, 2017 -

Jean Grady OwensJean Grady Owens died peacefully in home hospice care Feb. 16, 2017, in San Pedro, CA. She was 95. She was born Aug. 18, 1921, in Portland, OR., to Anthony James Grady and Jean Allison (Richardson) Grady. She grew up in Hollywood and was graduated from Bancroft Junior High and Fairfax High School. During WWII she worked as a "Rosie the Riveter" at Todd Shipyard. She later worked as a claims processor for Farmer's Insurance. After retiring, she moved to Honolulu, HI. Several years later, she moved to Natchez, MS, residing there until moving back to Southern California in 2012. In addition to being active in Eastern Star and the Daughters of the Nile, she enjoyed square dancing, traveling, volunteering, sewing, crocheting, reading, going to casinos, and playing bunco and Mexican train with her friends. She will be missed by all who knew her. Preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy D. Owens, and her two brothers, Anthony James Grady Jr. and Ted Grady, she is survived by a daughter, Peggie Bartkowski; a son, Kearney Bothwell; nieces Barbara (Brad) Mason and Kathy Plambeck; nephews Patrick (Teri) Grady and Glen Grady; and scores of cousins in Natchez. Her ashes will be scattered at sea in a private ceremony. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Shriners Hospital or your favorite charity.

FRANCISCA “KIKAY” BANGASAN

Posted On March 16th, 2017 -

Age 83, of Ewa Beach, HI passed away February 10, 2017 in Waipahu. Born October 27, 1933 in Buguey, Cagayan, Philippines. Retired from MWR (Military Welfare Recreation) at Westlock, member of Candonian and Anak Ti Daya. She is survived by sons, Remal (Mog Park) Bangasan, Almirante (Darlene) Bangasan, Jr., Don (Jenny Richards) Bangasan; brother, Rauliano Yap; grand- children, Glory, Shannon, Shelton, Brianna, Cameron, Celina, Gabriel; great-grandchildren, Cayden, Nolan, Brayden. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (March 21) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach); mass 10:30 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers Welcome.

CHRISTINE CAMBRA LANE

Posted On March 16th, 2017 -

Christine Cambra Lane, 103, of Honolulu passed away on Feb. 24, 2017. She is predeceased by her husband, Jean R. Lane; survived by daughter, Patricia (Joseph) Bova and grandsons, Anthony (Mary) and Clint (Jenny) Bova and 2 great-grandchildren. Private services held.

Tony Mamea Lauofo Simi Bower

Posted On March 16th, 2017 -

Tony Mamea Lauofo Simi BowerAge 72, of Palolo Valley, HI, passed on February 20, 2017 while at Queen's Hospital. Born April 6, 1944 in Fagasa, American Samoa. Born of American soldier Jimmy Bower and American Samoan native Toafa Mamea. Although he will be joining other family members that have gone before him like his brothers Semika Mamea, Ioane Mauga and his son William B Lauofo, he is survived by wife, Anna K. Bower; sons, Tony R Bower Jr, James A Bower; grandson; Levy Credo-Bower; brothers, Asoiva Faalave, Fue Faalave, Taulafoga Faalave, Ese "Ace" Faalave, and Reverand Ulavale Faalave; sisters, Soonafai Siatina and Tolua Tafua. His farewell ceremony will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (March 22) at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary (1150 Kikowaena St. Hon. Hi. 96819). Burial to follow 3:00 p.m. Hawaiian Memorial Park (45-425 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, HI 96744). Casual attire. Colors Blue.

James Kiyoshi Inouye

Posted On March 16th, 2017 -

84, of Honolulu, passed away on February 27, 2017. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired housekeeper for Hilton Hawaiian Village. He is survived by his wife, Toyoko; son, Dean; daughter Barbara (Darell) Young; grandson, Aaron Young and sister, Helen (John) Mihara. Visitation 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; funeral service 6:00 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Clo-Ann Kahelelani McCabe Fuertes

Posted On March 15th, 2017 -

Age 60, of Aiea passed away on February 19, 2017. She was born in Honolulu and was a Serco administrative/warehouse employee and a former John Mullen claims specialist. She is survived by husband Mark; sons Jordan (Olivia) Higgins, Ryan (Janelle) Higgins, Keoni (Zachalyn) Fuertes, Keoki Fuertes and Kekoa Fuertes; daughters Cristy Ann Higgins and Abcde Romero; 14 grandchildren; mother Lilian Lilinoe McCabe; sisters Sarah Kaina, Donna Gomes, Finnie Duque, Marlene Kamaunu and Raynette McCabe. Visitation 5 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, service 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Miles Yukuo Shigemura

Posted On March 15th, 2017 -

Age 71, of Pearl City and formerly of Manoa, passed away on February 26, 2017. He was born in Honolulu and was a luthier at Harry's Music Store. Miles is survived by wife Faye Shigemura; children Reid Shigemura and Karen Kamihara; granddaughters Sasha and Elliot; brothers Roy and Denis Shigemura (Alex) and sister Norma Parado (Gerald Ting). Visitation 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, service 6 p.m. Inurnment service 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

YAEKO SUGAI

Posted On March 15th, 2017 -

YAEKO SUGAIAge 92, of Pearl City, Hi. passed away on February 15, 2017 at Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center. She was born September 19, 1924 in Hawi, HI. Yaeko moved to Ewa, Oahu in the early 1940's and quickly found housekeeping work for the wives of several Ewa Plantation supervisors. Years later, she took the advice of one of the wives, Ruth Orcutt Bacon, by applying for a state job as a cafeteria worker. She worked at a number of leeward schools until retirement and made many life-long friends. Yaeko is survived by her husband of 74 years, Wallace R. Sugai; daughter Sandra "Sandi" Yara and grandson Colin "Co" Yara. Son Scott Sugai pre-deceased her. Services will be held on Sunday, March 19 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Visitation 10 am; memorial service 11 am; refreshments and lunch to follow. Casual attire.

Forrest David Bennett

Posted On March 15th, 2017 -

Age 88, of Honolulu passed away on March 5, 2017. He was born in French Lick, Orange County, Indiana and was the founder and owner of Bennett Engineers. He was preceded in death by son Phil. Forrest is survived by wife Janice; daughter Margo; grand- children Austin and Bianca; two great-grandchildren and sister Joan (Phil) Smith. Visitation 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, service 11:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

Felipa Pasion Simon

Posted On March 15th, 2017 -

94, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. March 18 Visitation: 8:30 a.m.; Mass: 9:30 a.m. at St. Anthony - Kalihi Parish; Burial: 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 18 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

RUDY AGUILAR GANITANO

Posted On March 15th, 2017 -

RUDY AGUILAR GANITANOAge 70, of Kapolei, HI, passed away January 31, 2017 in Ewa Beach. He was born July 9, 1946 in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of the Journeymans Union #368 & Carpenters Union #745, Sarrat Association of Hawaii, St. Jude and St. Joseph Catholic Church. He is survived by wife, Susan Domingo Ganitano; son, Rusdy Sean Domingo Ganitano; brothers, Ruben (Jovie) Ganitano, Alexander Ganitano, Roland (Helen) Ganitano; hanai brother, Marcon Aguilar; sisters, Zenaida (Cirilo) Agno, Hortencia (Renny Sr.) Cabal, Imelda (Henry) Martinez, Edith (Dennis) Tingey, Letty Ganitano, Evangeline "Vangie" (Cesar) Ribao. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Sunday (Mar. 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Monday (Mar. 20) at St. Jude Catholic Church, Makakilo. Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Shintoku Kise

Posted On March 15th, 2017 -

96 of No. Kohala, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2017 at Oceanside Assisted Living Center in Hauula on Oahu. He retired from Kohala Sugar Company as a mill supervisor and continued with his passions of fishing, gardening, and simply "fixing" things. He is predeceased by his daughters Jane Kise and Georgianne Kise; survived by his wife of 74 years, Harue, daughters Barbara (Gus), Cynthia (Warren), 6 grandchildren, 6 great grand- children; siblings Kikue Takaki, Tomie Brady (Dee Jay), Shinso (Sally) and many nephews and nieces. A memorial celebration will be planned in No. Kohala at a later date as per his wishes. No Koden.

Takashi “Hank” “Henry” Omiya

Posted On March 15th, 2017 -

91, of Aiea passed away on March 10, 2017. Born in Waimalu. He retired from the Federal Government - Department of Defense as a Navy Auditor. His wife Doris preceded him in death. He survived by his son, Stephen; daughter Carolyn Fukuda (Wesley); four grandchildren; four great grandchildren and sister, Mildred Furutani. Services will be held on March 20, 2017 (Monday) at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; 5 PM visitation 6 PM service. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

RAYNES FERNANDEZ VIDAD

Posted On March 15th, 2017 -

Age 29, of Ewa Beach, HI passed away February 2, 2017 in Aiea. Born March 20, 1987 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by mother, Juanita G. Vidad; brother, Raphael F. Vidad. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Sunday (March 19) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; wake service 7:15 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (March 20) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

ALFREDO FLORES MAGPOC

Posted On March 15th, 2017 -

ALFREDO FLORES MAGPOCAlfredo Flores Magpoc, 82, passed away on Jan. 20, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. He was a submariner for the U.S. Navy, and retired after 20 years. He then worked at and retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Interment will be March 23 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) at 2 p.m. He will be interred along with wife Soledad Mostajo Magpoc, who passed away in Oct. 2005. They met and were married in Cavite City, Philippines. They are survived by sons Perry, Glenn, Chris and Andrew; daughters-in- law Tina and Julie; as well as grandchildren Jordan, Arielle, Cameron, Adrien, Ethan, Maile and Landon. Alfredo also is survived by current wife Estelita and her children. You are both loved. God bless and rest in peace.

MILDRED “MILLIE” NACAPUY

Posted On March 14th, 2017 -

MILDRED Age 78, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away February 19, 2017 in Wahiawa. Born March 23, 1938 in Kekaha, HI. Proprietor of the Haleiwa Beauty Salon. Member and pianist at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church-Wahiawa, Rainbow Seniors Club, HERA and IBEW 1186. She is survived by her husband, Faustino "Tino" A. Nacapuy; sons, Russell Nacapuy, Michael (Rochelle) Nacapuy; brother, John Bustillos; sisters, Katherine Bustillos, Gladys Satterfield, Vernal Lankford; grandchildren, Jorell, Joray and great-grand- son, Liam. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (March 18) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (1403A California Ave., Wahiawa); mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

SYLVIANNE M. KAMEOKA

Posted On March 14th, 2017 -

Age 76, of Waipahu formerly of Ewa, passed away Jan. 25, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. She was born Nov. 8, 1940 in 'O'okala, HI. She was a retired Pearl Harbor Shipyard Restaurant Cook. She is survived by sons, Earl (Jerrilynn) Kameoka, Michael (Wanda) Kameoka; 5 grandchildren, 2 great- grandchildren; brothers, Michael (Verna) Souza Jr., Wayne (Violet) Souza; sisters Veronica Gomera, Jocelyn Embernate, and Harriet Tabac. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Friday (Mar. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Family program 10:30 a.m. Prayer service 11:00 a.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

JAMES KALANI BAILEY

Posted On March 14th, 2017 -

JAMES KALANI BAILEYAge 63, of Waipahu, HI, passed away January 16, 2017 in Honolulu. He was born September 16, 1953 in Honolulu. ASE certified auto glass technician and shop foreman for ACE Auto Glass, Pearl City, where he worked for over 27 years. He is survived by wife, Linda Kikue Bailey; sons, Kasee Keone (Tiffany) Bailey, Kelee Kanane (Kammi) Bailey; mother, Tomi Bailey; brothers, John, Eddie, & Mits; sisters, Janet, Ruby, & Hannah; grandaughters, Yvette & Karlee; many nephews & nieces. Visitation 10:00 a.m., Saturday (Mar. 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 11:00 a.m. Casual attire.

MIRIAM KALOAAOLE (Voeller) CABRAL

Posted On March 14th, 2017 -

MIRIAM KALOAAOLE (Voeller) CABRAL94, of Aiea, died February 20, 2017. Retired Administrative Secretary for the U.S. Federal Government. Graduate of Roosevelt High School, Class of 1940. Married 57 years to retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major/Realtor, Manuel "Manny" P. Cabral (deceased 1999); Survived by daughter, Miriam "Winona" Whitman; sons Arnold "Major" Cabral and Manuel "Manny" Junior Cabral; son Lester Pumehana Cabral (deceased 1988); 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren; hanai son Solomon Pa; Visitation: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.; Memorial Service: 6:30 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, Kaneohe HI; Private Burial, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Hawaii State Veteran's Cemetery, Kaneohe, HI. More information/remembrances: http://www.hawaiianmemorial parkmortuary.com/obituaries/ Miriam-Cabral/#!/Obituary

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