Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

LAWRENCE “LARRY” ANTHONY SOARES

Posted On January 24th, 2016 -

Passed away on January 10th 2016 LAWRENCE “LARRY” ANTHONY SOARES Age 81 of Makaha “A Jack of all trades, master of none, and such a workaholic”. Born in Lahaina, Maui and raised in Kalihi, Larry was a very avid sportsman in football, baseball, basketball, and boxing who also enjoyed fishing, bird hunting, golf, Las Vegas dice games, and Heineken beer. He was a 1953 graduate of Farrington H.S. and really loved his Governors team, he was always packing up his kids when they were young and taking them from Waianae all the way to the Stadium to support his alma mater, they never missed a Governors game. He was a long time supporter of the Waianae Boxing Club and was also involved in the Waianae/Makaha little league, he was a proud coach of “The Pirates” baseball team. Larry wore many hats but was a man of few words which is why they dubbed him “The Mystery Candidate” when he at one time tried to run in local politics. He is survived by his wife Paula, sons Larry Jr., Alan, Timmy (Sandy) “of Pahoa”, Joey, Anthony, Shane (Gina), Tracy, Blaise (Sena) “of Las Vegas”, daughter Lori Ann Soares, his sister Toni Kaahanui and his 28 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by his parents Valentine and Uarda, and his sister Marianne Bode. At his request-“No services” but family and friends are welcome to attend Larry’s “Celebration of Life” in Makaha on Sunday January 31st, 2016 from 1:30-5pm at 84-507 Upena Street (Casual Attire). thesoaresohana@gmail.com

Warren Isamu Uyehara

Posted On January 24th, 2016 -

WARREN ISAMU UYEHARA Age, 89, of Honolulu died on January 6th, 2016 in Hilo. He was born and raised in Waianae and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired as a civilian employee of the U.S. Navy at the Lualualei Ammunition Depot where he worked for nearly 30 years in procurement. He is survived by daughters Letitia “Tish” and Michelle Lee (Anson) and brother Garrett. He was preceded in death by wife, Velma Chiyoko. Visitation 4:00pm on Saturday, January 30th, service to follow at 4:30pm at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary.

GLADYS ROSE TALLO

Posted On January 24th, 2016 -

$nameScreenshot 2016-01-25 08.50.30GLADYS ROSE TALLO December 4, 2015 Gladys Rose Tallo, 90, a retired Civil Service executive administrative assistant at Hickam AFB, died in Kaneohe at Hale Kuike Bayside where she had resided for the past three years. She was born in Honolulu and raised in Kalihi. She is survived by son Bryan (Christine) Tallo, four granddaughters, five great- grandchildren, brother James Carreira, and sister Marie Garcia. She was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband Steve Tallo, parents Kenneth and Alexandra Carreira, daughter Gayle Nathe, and brother Victor Carreira. Private services to be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

LILLIAN L. Y. MOW AKO

Posted On January 24th, 2016 -

LILLIAN L. Y. MOW AKO Age 99, of San Diego, CA, passed away November 5, 2015 in La Quinta, CA. Born July 29, 1916 in Honolulu, HI. Owner of Lil’s Beauty Salon in Honolulu and San Diego, California. A member of the Mau Club of Hawaii since 1985. Predeceased in death by her husband, Dennis A.T. Ako in 2002. She is survived by sons, Alvin (Lauren) Ako, Melvin (Nancy) Ako; daughters, Wanda (George) Hutton, Sandra (Michael) Threatt; 5 grandchildren; 1 great- grandchild. Private services held.

LILLIAN MITSUE YOSHIMOTO

Posted On January 24th, 2016 -

LILLIAN MITSUE YOSHIMOTO Age 88, of Honolulu, HI, passed away January 10, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born March 26, 1927 in Puunene, Maui, HI. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward. Retired from the Sheraton Waikiki, Ocean Terrace. She is survived by sons, Mark A. (Bernice) Yoshimoto, Ken B. (Lynette) Yoshimoto; daughters, Karen Y. (David) Langdon, Naomi Yoshimoto, Sharyn M. Asuao; brother, Charles S. (Kay) Yakabe; sisters, Katherine K. Gima, Annette T. Yamada; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:00 p.m., Thursday (Jan. 28) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward (4847 Kilauea Ave., Honolulu). Funeral service 6:00 p.m. Committal service 8:30 a.m., Friday (Jan. 29) at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

FELICIANO TAPIA PURGANAN, SR.

Posted On January 23rd, 2016 -

FELICIANO TAPIA PURGANAN, SR. Age 91, of Waipahu, HI, passed away December 14, 2015 in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. Born September 20, 1924 in Waipahu, HI. He retired from the Oahu Sugar Plantation. He is survived by sons, Oscar (Yolanda) Purganan, Feliciano (Elaine Joy) Purganan; daughters, Evelyn (Willie) Haug, Mercedita (Rodolfo) Palisoc, Delia (Danilo) Santos, Dolores (Alex) Calubana, Josie Purganan; brother, Jesus Purganan; sisters, Catalina Julian, Julita (Constancio) Guzon; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Thursday (Jan. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m., Friday (Jan. 29) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu). Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

BARBARA KATSUKO MATSUMOTO

Posted On January 23rd, 2016 -

BARBARA KATSUKO MATSUMOTO Age 87, of Mililani, HI, passed away December 22, 2015 in Mililani. Born December 15, 1928 in Osaka, Japan. She was formerly employed by the Wahiawa Community School for Adults. She is survived by sons, Bryan (Vera) Matsumoto, Roy (Millynette) Matsumoto, Guy (Nadine) Matsumoto; daughters, Joy (Lester) Tanji, Gwen (Wayne) Kojima; brother, George (April) Kimura; 11 grandchildren. Private services held.

KUMEYO YOICHISAKO

Posted On January 23rd, 2016 -

KUMEYO YOICHISAKO Age 96 passed peacefully at the Home Away From Home Care Facility on December 29, 2015. She was born in Honolulu. Retired from Times-Beretania as a meat wrapper. She is survived by her sons, Paul (Vivian) and Michael (Hazel); daughter, June Yamamoto (Gerald); seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; Her husband Peter preceded her in death. Services will be held Monday, February 1, 2016 @ 6 PM at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; visitation 5 PM. Casual attire, no flowers.

NIEVES SAUPAN SOL

Posted On January 23rd, 2016 -

NIEVES SAUPAN SOL Age 99, of Waipahu, HI, passed away December 26, 2015 in Waipahu, HI. Born August 1, 1916 in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters, Morena Saupan, Rose (Alfonso) Sabangan; brother, Pedro Saupan; sister, Loreto Saupan; 4 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Thursday (Jan. 28) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

SHIRLEY CALAUSTRO

Posted On January 23rd, 2016 -

SHIRLEY CALAUSTRO Age 75, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away December 30, 2015 in Wahiawa. Born October 18, 1940 in Waialua, Oahu, HI. She was a retired weapons supply clerk for the Federal Government at Schofield Barracks. Preceded in death by husband, Alfredo and son, Al Boyloy. She is survived by sons, Darryl Calaustro, Terence (Evangeline) Calaustro; daughters, Melanie (Jerome) Vierra, Jana (Jeffrey) Lew, Trisha Calaustro; 10 grand- children; 7 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (Jan 27) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; memorial service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Gemmer, Charles William

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

GEMMER, CHARLES WILLIAM Charles William Gemmer, 92, of Honolulu, died on January 4, 2016. He was born in Eugene, Oregon and raised in Richmond, California. He served in the U.S. Army in France and Norway during World War II. In 1950 he moved to Hawaii to teach art at Kamehameha School for Girls. He subsequently taught French, and for many years was Head of the Languages Department at the Kapalama campus. During his long retirement he took many university courses, traveled the world and was an avid ceramist and member of the Hawaii Potters' Guild. For over twenty years he was a docent at the Honolulu Museum of Art. No survivors. A memorial gathering will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the Honolulu Museum of Art or to the Hawaii Potters' Guild.

NORA WAH YUK CHUNG

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

NORA WAH YUK CHUNG Age 98, of Honolulu, passed peacefully on January 5, 2016. She was born on January 13, 1917 in Honolulu. She was a pantry worker at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel Surf Room for 35 years. Survived by son Allan Sora, daughters Marcia Okazaki and Kathleen Kaneshige, 6 grand- children, 7 great-grand children. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. January 28 at Borthwick Mortuary-Makai Chapel. Services: 10:00 a.m. Private Burial. Casual Attire. No flowers.

RAYCHELLE KEIKO KONDO

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

RAYCHELLE KEIKO KONDO Age 69, of Fremont, CA and formerly Honolulu, HI, passed away December 29, 2015 in Fremont. Born March 29, 1946 in Honolulu. She is survived by husband, Rodney; son Eric and daughter-in-law, Jean; two grandchildren Timothy and Janet; mother, Janet Harada; and two sisters, Roberta Harada and Vickie Hayakawa. Memorial Service: Sat. Jan 30 at 4:30pm at Wesley United Methodist Church on Hunakai Street. Casual/Aloha attire.

Marvin J. Fischer

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

MARVIN J. FISCHER Marvin J. Fischer passed away in Portland OR January 9, 2016. He was born April 15, 1925 in Granville, Iowa, and drafted into the army at age 18 to fight in Europe. He survived to be drafted again during the Korean conflict. He married Marion Toone July 3, 1954 after meeting at HAFB. They retired to Hawaii for over 20 happy years. Marvin is survived by sons Paul and Mark and grandchildren Charles and Jillian.

CORNELIA ACOSTA RAMELB

Posted On January 22nd, 2016 -

CORNELIA ACOSTA RAMELB Age 94, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 14, 2015 in Kapolei, HI. Born September 16, 1921 in Barrio 18, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of the Sacred Hearts Society, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. She is survived by son, Tomas (Lydia "Rose") Ramelb; daughters, Consolacion "Connie" Ramelb (Teofilo) Lubera, Lydia Ramelb Uson, Gloria Ramelb (Roger) Magarin, Claire Ramelb; 16 grandchildren; 18 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Jan. 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m., Wednesday (Jan. 27) at Immaculate Conception Church (91-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa Beach). Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

JAIME F. QUIRIMIT, SR.

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

JAIME F. QUIRIMIT, SR. Age 88, of Waipahu, HI, passed away December 20, 2015 in Waipahu, HI. Born September 20, 1927 in Pangasinan, Philippines. He was retired from Y. Hata Ltd. He is survived by sons, Jaime (Julieta) Quirimit, Jr., Darwin Quirimit; daughters, Myrna-Lyn Labarientos, Olga (Chip) Sabado; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Monday (Jan. 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

ISAAC L. HOLBRON JR.

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

ISAAC L. HOLBRON JR. Age 91 years- Passed 1/6/2016 in Las Vegas NV. Born in Honolulu Hawaii. Survived by wife of 69 years Henrietta J.; sons, Isaac (Buster), Michael, Leroy, Wally;' daughter, Paula; grandchildren and great grand- children to follow. Services to follow at a later date in Honolulu Hawaii.

JAIME MALDONADO, SR.

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

JAIME MALDONADO, SR. Age 90, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 17, 2015 in Aiea, HI. Born April 5, 1925 in Wailuku, Maui, HI. Retired from the State of Hawaii as a custodian. He is survived by wife, Alveria R. Maldonado; son, Jaime (Karen) Maldonado, Jr.; daughters, Wanda (Frank) Suster, Xandria (Bruce) Trent, Yolanda (Garry) Pack; grandchildren, Stacey (Mathew) Maldonado, Tyler Maldonado, Christina (Raymond) Suster, Steven Suster, Adam (Henrietta) Trent, Andrea Pack, Justin (Linsey) Pack; great-grand- children, Skylar, Savannah, Tysha, Taylor, Taylin, & Jayme Maldonado, Camryn & Kayden Lyman, Kymani Harrington, Ayden Trent, Zachary, Caleb, & Noah Pack. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Tuesday (Jan. 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Program 11:00 a.m. Prayer service 11:45 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

LANCE Y. ISA

Posted On January 21st, 2016 -

$nameLANCE Y. ISA Lance Isa, 53, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (formerly of Pearl City, Hawaii), passed away on December 28, 2015. Lance was employed as a mechanic for 25 years at American Airlines. He was born in Los Angeles, California. Lance is a 1980 graduate of Pearl City High School; attended DeVry University and graduated with an Associates Degree from Spartan School of Aeronautics. He is survived by parents Jack Y. and Nancy Isa. The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to American Airlines Management, Shop 2602 and Shop 2605 for their kindness and support during Lance's illness. We wish to extend our deepest appreciation to Steve Louis (Crew Chief) for extending himself to care for Lance during his doctor appointments and recuperation ensuring Lance was comfortable and had daily meals during his recovery. They would also like to thank Susan Severson for her assistance to care for Lance alongside Hospice during his final days. A big Mahalo to the flight crew of American Airlines for their compassion and thoughtfulness throughout the flights to Oklahoma and upon Lance's final flight returning home to Hawaii. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Service: 6:00 p.m. Jan. 25 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, 30 North Kukui Street, Honolulu.

ILENE “LIN” TOM LEE

Posted On January 20th, 2016 -

ILENE LIN TOM LEE Age 98, of Honolulu, passed away December 24, 2015 in Honolulu. Born December 23, 1917 in Honolulu. She is survived by sons, Winston (Connie) Lee, Clinton (Pat) Lee, Elton (June) Lee; brother, Frank (Elsie) Tom; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Sunday Jan 24 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 9:00 a.m. Monday Jan 25 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sri Meheula Shim

Posted On January 20th, 2016 -

SRI MEHEULA SHIM Sri Meheula Shim was born on December 17, 1956 to Alvin Tong Shim and Marion Heen Shim. He passed away on January 9, 2016 at the age of 59. His family and friends mourn the loss of a bright light. Those who knew him will remember Sri's infectious love and enthusiasm for his family, friends, surfing, food, and most recently, yoga. A graduate of Kamehameha Schools class of 1974, Sri was a well-known surfer at Ala Moana Bowls. He was a gifted florist and only recently closed his flower shop, Hale Koa Flowers, at the Hale Koa Hotel. He was looking forward to his next business venture with his daughter, Alyson. He is survived by his daughters Lauren Kawahakui (Syd, Jr.), Alyson (Justin), and Meleana (Maru), and his daughters' mother, Laurel; his granddaughter, Eliana Lee. His longtime partner, Sue Deuber, and her children Claire (Justin), Jacob, and Trey; his dogs Pali and Hana. His mother, Marion; brothers Liko Martin, Neumann, Pono, and Sy; his sisters Dari Matsuura and Dana Shim Palama. His family and friends will celebrate and give thanks for the gift of his Life on Saturday, January 23rd at Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park from 2:00PM to 6:00PM. Paddle out to Ala Moana Bowls will be at 5:00PM.

KATHERINE “KUWAYE” SUEKO LEE

Posted On January 19th, 2016 -

KATHERINE KUWAYE SUEKO LEE Age 86, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 1, 2015 in Kaneohe, HI. Born March 23, 1929 in Kunia, HI. A member of the Jehovah's Witnesses North Ewa Congregation. Retired nurse from Waimano Homes. Former hairdresser in Kalihi. She is survived by son, Patrick (Jollette) Lee, Jr.; daughter, Patricia (Rodney) Vincent; brothers, Charles Kuwaye, Satoro Kuwaye, James Kuwaye, Richard Kuwaye; sister, Betsy Saito; 8 grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Saturday (Jan. 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:00 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers please.

SIXTO DUMOT CABJUAN, SR.

Posted On January 19th, 2016 -

SIXTO DUMOT CABJUAN, SR. Age 85, of Waipahu, HI, passed away December 9, 2015 in Waipahu. Born October 14, 1930 in Philippines. He is survived by wife, Bernarda Cabjuan; sons, Sixto (Toni) Cabjuan, Jr., William (Carolyn) Cabjuan, Froilan (Jennifer) Cabjuan, Rey Cabjuan; daughters, Evie Cabjuan, Leinelle (John) Cabjuan; sister, Julia Matabile; 27 grandchildren; 23 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Jan 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; prayer service 6:30 p.m., program 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday (Jan 25) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Christina Valdez Taca Nutt

Posted On January 19th, 2016 -

CHRISTINA VALDEZ TACA NUTT WEATHERFORD, TX Christina Valdez Taca Nutt, 53, passed away on Jan. 13, 2016 from cancer. Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Crosspointe Church of the Nazarene. Interment: Dallas- Fort Worth National Cemetery. Christina was formally from Waimanalo, born in 1962 in St Domingo, Illucos Norte, Philippines. She was a 1981 graduate of Kailua High School, Kailua HI. Survivors: She is survived by her husband, Randolph Nutt; three sons, Gerald B. Whipple of Arlington, TX, Howard B. Whipple of Phoenix, AZ, and Michael L. Nutt of Weatherford, TX; daughter, Leilani Nutt of Weatherford, TX; one daughter-in-law, Kim Whipple; two grandsons, Shawn and Riley Whipple also of Arlington, TX; son in Law, Joseph Hussmann of Phoenix, AZ; her surviving family includes three brothers, Stanley Taca of West Covina, CA, Angelito Taca, of Waimanalo, HI, Tim Taca of Pelion, SC.; three sisters, Amanda Ramos of Salinas, CA, Lucia Taca of Waimanalo, HI, and Gloria Tabisolo also of Waimanalo, HI;, and many nephews and nieces. Her greatest love was providing for the needs of others. Biggers Funeral Home 6100 Azle Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76135 817-237-3341

EVALYNN MORGAN QUISENBERRY

Posted On January 18th, 2016 -

Screenshot 2016-01-18 08.40.50EVALYNN MORGAN QUISENBERRY December 7, 1920 - September 25, 2015 Evalynn Morgan Quisenberry died peacefully on September 25, 2015, after a creative and adventurous life. She was born in Los Angeles, California and was married at age 20 to Dr. Walter Brown Quisenberry on June 20, 1940. They spent the war years in various cities while Dr. Quisenberry served as a physician in the Public Health Service, now part of the US Army. In 1947, they moved to Honolulu where the family loved living in Manoa with their three children, Linda Lizbeth, Anne Jane and Walter (Terry) Jr. Dr. Quisenberry predeceased his wife on July 6, 2002. Evalynn was mother of 3, grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 4. She was also an artist, teacher and author of 20 self-published family history books. She explored many media including oil and watercolor painting, sculpting, drawing, woodcarving and sewing. She collected" treasures" wherever she went-dolls, rocks, fabric, etc.-and was a common sight at swap meets and thrift stores. She attended the University in her 50s and 60s, graduating with a BA degree in sculpture in 1986. She became a familiar sight in Honolulu, wearing her lively, handmade muumuus with matching visor and beads. She happily shared her life stories as well as her "treasures" including rings, polished rocks and other "wonderful things". Her last years were spent at Hale Ola Kino nursing home where she continued to make a splash, beautifully dressed everyday, and in regular contact with her 3 children (Linda, Jane, Terry), 6 grandchildren (Lissa, Matt, David, Michael, Max and Marie Helen) and 4 great grandchildren (Makayla, Violet, Lucas and a great granddaughter due in February). Her lively personality, fun stories and beautiful smile are sorely missed by family, friends and acquaintances. Private services will be held at Punchbowl Memorial Cemetery. Donations can be made to a favorite charity in her memory.

CLAYTON EU MUNG YUEN

Posted On January 18th, 2016 -

CLAYTON EU MUNG YUEN Age 72, of Mililani, HI, passed away November 25, 2015 in Aiea, HI. Born September 20, 1943 in Hawaii. Retired from Hawaii Air National Guard. He is survived by wife, Sandra T. Yuen; son, Cameron (Laurie Maruyuma) Yuen; daughter, Joell Yuen; brothers, Harvey Yuen, Rodney Yuen. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday (Jan 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 10:30 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. In lieu of a monetary gift, please make a donation to a charity of your choice. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

JUDITH YOSHIKO KAMALII

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

JUDITH YOSHIKO KAMALII Age 72, of Waipahu, HI, passed away January 3, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born February 9, 1943 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by sons, Ben (Kimberly) Kamalii, Scott (Corrina) Kamalii; daughter, Michelle (Lopaka) Burgess; brothers, Edward (Ayako) Sasahara, James (Sue) Sasahara, Richard (Shoko) Sasahara; sisters, Joella Kawamoto, Laura Amimoto; 6 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Wednesday (Jan. 20) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Committal service 9:30 a.m., Thursday (Jan. 21) at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

ROGER E. ANDERSON

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

ROGER E. ANDERSON Age, 59, of Kailua, passed away on December 18, 2015 at Castle Medical Center from pneumonia after a six-year battle with kidney cancer. Born in Willimantic, CT, he graduated from Windham H.S. ('74); earned a BS in electrical engineering, business, and economics from Carnegie-Mellon University ('78); and a M.Arch. from University of Hawai'i at Manoa ('83). Last employed at Architects Hawaii Ltd, Roger worked for several other Honolulu firms, including AM Partners, Group 70, Pacific Atelier, Lacayo Architects, and Aotani & Associates. He was also well regarded by colleagues at various engineering firms. Roger was a familiar face to fellow bus-riders commuting from Kailua and to passersby downtown, and liked eating lunch at hole-in-the-wall places, joined by a coworker or two. He enjoyed keeping up with current events and politics; reading thrillers, sci-fi, and war histories; and writing for fun, leaving at least two novels in progress. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Carol S. Abe; daughter Kelsey (Ben) Yamaguchi; brother Mark Anderson; and sisters Charlotte Handel, Barbara (George) Malczyk, and Betsey (Chuck) Lippmeier. The family thanks his many friends in the A/E community for their kind thoughts and prayers throughout the years, and the medical professionals for their expertise and care. Special thanks to: Architects Hawaii for its generous spirit; Dr. David Tamura and team at Oncare Hawaii, esp. Nadine, Tina, and Paul; Dr. Mark Gerber and Chad Tanaka at Straub; Dr. Laeton Pang, Dr. Susie Chen, and staff at Cancer Center of Hawaii; Dr. David Kuchenbecker; and the doctors, nurses, and radiologists at Castle Medical Center, esp. Ann Vega (Laulima), Christina, Eric, Wendy, and Dr. Bendtsen of ICU. Celebration of life services to be held Saturday, January 23, 11 am, at the Aloha Shriners Beach Club (41-525 Kalanianaole Hwy). Casual/aloha attire.

BOBBY NORIO MIYAMOTO

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

BOBBY NORIO MIYAMOTO Age 84, of Mililani, HI, passed away November 22, 2015 in Mililani. Born March 26, 1931 in Kau, Pahala, HI. Retired from Honolulu City & County as a MICT Paramedic. A member of the Mililani Honpa Hongwanji, and a U.S. Army retiree who served in the Korean War. He is survived by son, Jay Miyamoto; daughter, Debby Okata; sister, Helen T. Oishi; grand- children, Geena Okata, Amber Okata. Private services held.

MOMOYO YOSHIMOTO

Posted On January 17th, 2016 -

MOMOYO YOSHIMOTO Age 97, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away November 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. Born March 20, 1918 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by sons, Glenn Yoshimoto, Ernie (Barbara) Yoshimoto; daughters, Lorraine Yoshimoto, Ann Yoshimoto; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grand- children. Private services.

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