Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

KALUNA YUEN

Posted On April 8th, 2014 -

KALUNA YUEN Age 89, of Pearl City, HI, passed away March 21, 2014 in Pearl City. Born January 6, 1925 in Niulii, Hawaii Island. Retired from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is survived by sons, George (Paula) Yuen of UT, Michael Yuen, Lawrence (Imiola) Yuen, Herbert (Marilyn) Yuen of Maui, Richard Yuen; daughters, Georgia (Sammy) Garbow of MINN, Wanda (Bill) Davis of Guam, Pearl (Gordon) Furtado; 36 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; brothers, Kamalo (Hanako) Yamamoto of Hawaii Island, Silom Yamamoto of Hawaii Island, William (Mildred) Yamamoto of Hawaii Island, Solomon Kahele (Rose Marie) Yamamoto of AZ, Kamaka Yamamoto of Hawaii Island, Manuel (June) Yamamoto of Hawaii Island. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (April 11) at Waipahu Latter Day Saints Hawaii State (94-210 Kahualii St., Waipahu) Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

BETTY Y.K. OKADA

Posted On April 8th, 2014 -

BETTY Y.K. OKADA Age 91, of Pearl City, HI, passed away February 26, 2014 in Pearl City. Born December 24, 1922 in Honolulu, HI. Betty was retired from Lualualei Ammunition Depot. She is survived by son, Doug (Ruthie) Okada; son-in-law, Lorrin Ikeda; daughters, Linda (Dean) Warashina, Millie (Eric) Okada-Miura, Lisa Okada; brother, Timothy Tom; sisters, Alice Tom, Jennie Lee, Marsha Ho; 3 grandchildren, Chad Okada, Nicole Ikeda, Chase Warashina. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Saturday (April 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m.

Bryan Dean “Keola” Cabalce

Posted On April 8th, 2014 -

BRYAN DEAN KEOLA CABALCE February 5, 1986 – April 8, 2011 As time unfolds another year Memories keep you ever near. Silent thoughts of time together Hold memories that will last forever.

DIANE SOUZA

Posted On April 8th, 2014 -

DIANE SOUZA Age 61, of Waianae, HI, passed away March 10, 2014 in Waianae. Born December 5, 1952 in Ewa, Oahu. She is survived by husband, Herbert Souza; son, Seth Souza; daughter, Star Souza; father, Albert Riveira; sisters, Barbara Carter, Norma Scott, Joann Riveira, Alberta Berger, Cathy Kaneshiro, Mary Lou Frostad. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (April 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

JAMES BRITTEN

Posted On April 7th, 2014 -

JAMES BRITTEN James Britten of Kailua passed away on December 28, 2013, surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was a pipefitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for 50 years, and was a Marine Corps veteran. He is survived by his wife, Frances Britten, his son, Joshua Lee Britten, daughters Angela Marie Britten and Valerie Rose Terry, son- in-law Gregory Terry, three granddaughters: Isabella Miki, Alana Terry and Makenna Terry, his sister, Gloria Wood, nieces, nephews and cousins. A memorial service will be held at Kailua Beach Park at 10 AM on Monday, April 21, 2014. Aloha attire (swimsuit if accompanying the canoes). The family requests donations in his name to the Blood Bank of Hawaii.

ELSIE KIKUNO ISHII

Posted On April 7th, 2014 -

ELSIE KIKUNO ISHII Age 87, of Kailua, passed away February 23, 2014 in Kailua. Born Aug. 30, 1926 in Honolulu. A member of Hope Chapel Koolau. She is survived by daughter, Shirley (Wesley) Okumura; brother, Lloyd Hirota; sister, Ethel Omoto. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday 4/12 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire.

WILLIS B. WARD

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

4-6 WILLIS B. WARD IN MEMORIAMWILLIS B. WARD Daddy, you are missed and loved forever. Mommy & your Ohana

Constance “Connie” Choy

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

4-6 & 4-13 616314 Constance ChoyCONSTANCE CONNIE CHOY Constance Y.T. Choy passed away peacefully surrounded by those who loved her; her children, relatives, and friends on March 17th, 2014 in Honolulu at the age of 81 after a 10 month battle with traumatic brain injury. She was born in Kaimuki, Hawaii on August 22, 1932, the 3nd youngest of three. By trade, Connie was a licensed Occupation Therapist and graduate of Milwaukee-Downer College in Wisconsin. She worked briefly at Palama Settlement, Queens, Leahi and the Hawaii State Hospital. Connie was most known for being the co-founder/owner of Kapalama Pet Hospital and later Waipio Pet Clinic. She managed the practice with her late husband Dr. Kwai Fong Choy until his retirement in 1994. Besides being the office manager of the clinic, Connie had many different enjoyments in her life. She spent a lot of time with her husband, kids, and later grandkids. Other interests included reading, investing in the stock market, buying/selling/managing real estate, cooking, sewing, embroidering, crocheting, gardening, and watching soap operas. She enjoyed traveling with the family on trips to the mainland, internationally, and later cruises to Alaska, Mexico, and the Hawaiian Islands. She loved the holidays and socializing with friends and relatives. She is survived by her sons: David (Jo-Ann) Choy, and Douglas (Beth) Choy; daughters: Shari (Guy) Okazaki, Tracy Tycer; grandchildren: Kara and Laura Okazaki, Sarah and Jonathan Tycer, sister: Bernice (Fred) Valenzona, many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Borthwick Mortuary-Makai Chapel on Friday, April 18, 2014. Visitation: 9am-10:30am, Services: 10:30am-11:30am. Burial: 1pm at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire, no flowers please. Online condolences can be made at www.borthwickoahu.com

VISITACION “CION” G. RAMOS

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

VISITACION CION G. RAMOS Age 83, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away March 6, 2014 in Wahiawa. Born May 18, 1930 in Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines. Visitacion was a retiree from various Military Mess Halls. She was a parishoner of St. John Apostle & Evangelist and Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Churches. She is survived by daughter, Mary (David) Silva; 2 grand- sons, Brandon Silva, Brian Silva. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday (April 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Friday (April 11) 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.

HELEN HATSUKO NAKATANI

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

HELEN HATSUKO NAKATANI Age 83, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away February 22, 2014 in Pearl City. Born May 15,1930 in Schofield Barracks, Wahiawa, HI. Member of the Haleiwa Jodo Mission. She is survived by husband, Yoshimori Nakatani; son, Miles (Laura) Nakatani; 1 grandchild. Private Services held. Please no monetary offerings.

RUPERTA G. DE LA CRUZ

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

RUPERTA G. DE LA CRUZ 91, of Waialua, a remarkable and beloved individual, passed away peacefully on March 11 at home in Whitmore. Born April 14, 1922, in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She worked at Dole and Del Monte Pineapple companies and served as a foster care parent. Member of the United Vintarinians of Hawaii. She is survived by sons Santiago (Charlene) Valdez, Michael Valdez, Absalon (Linda) Valdez; Jose Rick de la Cruz; daughters Ely (Alejandro) V. Bolosan, Asuncion Valdez, Erlinda (Virgilio) Francisco, Norma (Randall) Kop and Nora de la Cruz; 28 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and loving caregivers Eva Bantolina and Rose Chavez. Mrs. de la Cruz’s life will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, Mauka Chapel. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Service 10 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. with lunch to follow. Casual attire.

LEICHI HIGASHIGUCHI

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

4-6 LEICHI HIGASHIGUCHILEICHI HIGASHIGUCHI Age 87, of Honolulu passed away peacefully on March 15, 2014 in Straub Hospital. Born April 4, 1926 in Hana, Maui Hawaii to Jujieo and Natsue Higashiguchi, Leichi attended Hana Elementary and High School. After high school, he served his country in the European theater during WWII as part of the 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry. After the war, he returned to Maui, and met and married the love of his life, Mildred Benevides. They were married for sixty-seven blissful years. A successful business man and entreprenuer, Leichi was the owner and president of Eastgate Distributors, a company he founded in 1981, specializing in the manufacture and fabrication of window covering. The consumate salesman, he spent his early career in sales for both Island Venetian Blind Company and Trends of Hawaii, rising to the position of sales manager. Leichi enjoyed the outdoors and working with youth. He spent 15 years as scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 29 at Star of the Sea School. During his tenure, the Troop won many local awards and scout competitions and produced many Eagle Scouts. He was the recipient of the St. George Medal, the highest award offered in Catholic scouting and the Honolulu District Award. Many of “Mr. H’s” former scouts are now successful contributing members to society includig doctors, attorneys, business people and two generals. Leichi was a very active member and supporter of Star of the Sea Church. He was a regular lector at Sunday Mass and one of the original members of Club51. Leichi was passionate about University of Hawaii sports, especially football and basketball. He was a season ticket holder for both from Honolulu Stadium and Blaisdell Center days. Leichi is survived by hid wife Mildred of Honolulu, Daughters Laurie (Greg) Planas of Kauai, Julie Higashiguchi of Honolulu, Sons Mark (Faith) Hiashiguchi of Waipahu and Dennis (Kathleen) Higashiguchi of Honolulu, Brother George (Diane) Higashiguchi or Maui, 14 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren, and his beloved cat Taizo. Visitation 4/9 Wed. at 9:30 a.m. at Star of the Sea Church, 4470 Aikoa Street, Hon 96871, Mass at 11:00 a.m. Refreshments will be served in the parish social hall. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

SHEREE KING

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

4-6 SHEREE KINGSHEREE KING Age 56, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away March 10, 2014 in Honolulu. Born November 10, 1957 in Wahiawa, HI. She is survived by husband, Walter D. King; son, Jonathan King; daughter, Kristina (Alan) Kinoshita; mother, Agnes A. Amuro; brothers, Wayne Amuro, Warren (Cindy) Amuro; sister, Naomi Amuro; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (April 10) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LOIS COLEY

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

4-6 LOIS COLEYLOIS COLEY Lois Coley died at home November 1, 2014, in Grass Valley, CA, following a brief illness. Interment will be at Punchbowl Cemetery in Honolulu on April 14, where Lois will join her husband, Captain V. J. (Jack) Coley, USN (Ret), who died in 2001. (Ceremony details: 530-305-0531.) Lois was born February 10, 1918, to Clarence T. Stevenson of the Stockton Police Department and the former Alice Howie Crozier of Honolulu. Her father went on to federal law enforcement and served as warden of Oahu Prison during the 1940s. Lois grew up in Honolulu where she graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1936. She attended Mills College and the University of Washington. She returned to Honolulu and was working for Hawaiian Electric Company when Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. Her brother, Campbell W. Stevenson had a long career with Cooke Trust and First Hawaiian Bank in Honolulu. Lois met her husband in early 1942, when he was a naval aviator stationed at Kaneohe Naval Air Station, where he had survived the December 7th attack. Lois accompanied Jack to many duty stations as he served 20 years in the Navy. Following military service, they lived in Granada Hills, CA, until Jack’s 1978 retirement from Lockheed brought them to Grass Valley. Lois was a member of Daughters of Hawaii and the PEO Sisterhood. She is survived by her son Jay and wife Anita, daughter Karen Bridger and husband Bill, all of Nevada City, CA, and daughter Lisa Hofmann and husband Wolfgang of Germany. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Meredith Coley, Allison Bridger Rackley and husband Robert, Amanda Bridger and husband Bradley Burger, and Oliver and Jessica Hofmann.

Stanley Yukio Sakuma

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

STANLEY YUKIO SAKUMA Resident of Honolulu, HI and Menlo Park, CA Nov. 18, 1921-Mar. 21, 2014 Stanley Yukio Sakuma passed away peacefully at the age of 92 on Friday March 21, 2014 at the Menlo Park VA Skilled Nursing Facility. Stanley was born and raised in Makawao, Maui where he graduated from Maui High School and was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout and earned an extra three palms. He moved to Oahu where he joined the ILWU Local 142 and began working on the waterfront. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor he joined the 442nd RCT K Company and fought in Italy and France. After the war he returned to Oahu and continued working on the waterfront. Later, he moved to the SF Bay Area and continued his waterfront career with the ILWU Local 34. After nearly 50 years as a ship clerk, he retired to the Island of Hawaii. Throughout his life he enjoyed fishing, gardening, Tai Chi, being a Boy Scout leader, volunteering with his local Buddhist church, and traveling the world. He was a certified masseuse in the states of California and Hawaii. With his family, Stanley was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and a competitive Cribbage and Hanafuda player with a keen sense of humor. Stanley was generous, loving, helpful, honorable, disciplined, hard-working, and always well-prepared. He will be missed by all. Stanley is predeceased by first wife, Tamaye and second wife, Minne. He is survived by daughters Susan Sakuma (Wilfred) of San Francisco, Miye Goishi (Dara) of Berkeley and sons Dan Sakuma (Veronica) of Belmont and Craig Goishi (Natalie) of Glen Ellen.He is also survived by grandchildren Kazuo Hoffman, Kevin Sakuma, Colin and Grace Lim. The family of Stanley Sakuma wish to thank all of the doctors, nurses, and staff, at the various facilities where he recently lived, who made his time there comfortable. A funeral service for Stanley was held on Sunday, March 30, 2014 in California.

DENISE MANUEL

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

4-6 DENISE MANUELDENISE MANUEL 40, of Kaneohe, passed away at castle medical center on Friday March 21st. Born March 8, 1974 in Honolulu, she was a housewife. Survived by husband, David Sr. Son, David Jr (15). Daughters, Chaslynn Abalos (23), Chaylin (19) and Chanda (17). Mother, Toni Rodrigues. Sisters, Deena and Laurie Robley; 2 Grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday April 12 at koolau Baptist Church, Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire.

Constance “Connie” Choy

Posted On April 6th, 2014 -

4-6 & 4-13 616314 Constance ChoyCONSTANCE CONNIE CHOY Constance Y.T. Choy passed away peacefully surrounded by those who loved her; her children, relatives, and friends on March 17th, 2014 in Honolulu at the age of 81 after a 10 month battle with traumatic brain injury. She was born in Kaimuki, Hawaii on August 22, 1932, the 3nd youngest of three. By trade, Connie was a licensed Occupation Therapist and graduate of Milwaukee-Downer College in Wisconsin. She worked briefly at Palama Settlement, Queens, Leahi and the Hawaii State Hospital. Connie was most known for being the co-founder/owner of Kapalama Pet Hospital and later Waipio Pet Clinic. She managed the practice with her late husband Dr. Kwai Fong Choy until his retirement in 1994. Besides being the office manager of the clinic, Connie had many different enjoyments in her life. She spent a lot of time with her husband, kids, and later grandkids. Other interests included reading, investing in the stock market, buying/selling/managing real estate, cooking, sewing, embroidering, crocheting, gardening, and watching soap operas. She enjoyed traveling with the family on trips to the mainland, internationally, and later cruises to Alaska, Mexico, and the Hawaiian Islands. She loved the holidays and socializing with friends and relatives. She is survived by her sons: David (Jo-Ann) Choy, and Douglas (Beth) Choy; daughters: Shari (Guy) Okazaki, Tracy Tycer; grandchildren: Kara and Laura Okazaki, Sarah and Jonathan Tycer, sister: Bernice (Fred) Valenzona, many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Borthwick Mortuary-Makai Chapel on Friday, April 18, 2014. Visitation: 9am-10:30am, Services: 10:30am-11:30am. Burial: 1pm at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire, no flowers please. Online condolences can be made at www.borthwickoahu.com

KATHLEEN HAMILTON

Posted On April 5th, 2014 -

KATHLEEN HAMILTON Age 71, of Mountain View, HI, passed away March 26, 2014 in Mountain View. Born March 17, 1943 in Waialua, HI. Kathleen was a retired preschool teacher. She is survived by husband, Jeffery Hamilton of Glenwood, HI; daughters, Tomi (Ron) Peppler of Kailua-Kona, HI, Rena (Jamie) Roberts of TN, Kiki Hamilton-Amoncia, Ulu Hamilton; sons, Lee Toki of Mountain View, HI, Pono Hamilton; sisters, Irene Tays of TX, Dani Hookala; 15 grand- children; 12 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 9) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

FLORENTINA SINCO GUERRERO

Posted On April 5th, 2014 -

FLORENTINA SINCO GUERRERO Age 86, of Waianae, HI, passed away March 16, 2014 in Waianae. Born October 24, 1927 in Barrangay Paddual, Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Makaha Surfside Apartments. She is survived by Perlita (Luvy) Mercado, Rudy “Boy” (Nelie) Guerrero, Myrna (Pablo Jun) Peralta, Betty (Darren) Dela Cruz, Joseph “Joe” Guerrero, Glena Hilda (Jerry) Calixtro, Numida Landa (Joseph Chad) Pedro, George (Letty) Guerrero; 23 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; sisters, Leonora Pagud, Conchita Siso Agustin. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (April 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (April 12) at Sacred Hearts Church; (85-786 Old Gov’t. Rd., Waianae) Mass 10 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

AGNES LILY DeZAFRA

Posted On April 4th, 2014 -

AGNES LILY DEZAFRA Age 90, of Waianae, HI, passed away March 9, 2014 in Honolulu. Born March 1, 1924 in Napoopoo, Hawaii Island. She was a foster grandparent with Waianae Early Education. She is survived by sons, George B. DeZafra, Patrick (Cheryl) DeZafra of NH, Valentine (Kathy) DeZafra; daughters, Margaret (Kimo) Pokakaa of NV, Bernardine A. (Gene) Moniz; 14 grand- children; 15 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (April 7) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu) Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

NORAH ELIZABETH WALKER

Posted On April 4th, 2014 -

NORAH ELIZABETH WALKER August 31, 1916 -March 29, 2014 Pre-deceased by her husband, Roy D. Walker and her sisters, Kathleen, Mollie, Daphne and Joy. Remembered by her family: nephews, Greg Lanyon and Jack (Kendra) Graham; niece, Deborah (John) Crockett; great nephews, Jordan (Norrie) Crockett, Mark Crockett, Adam Crockett and Justin Graham and many longtime friends. Norah was an Executive Secretary at Kaiser Hospital, held Badminton Championships in Canada and loved playing tennis. Celebration of life to be held at Waialae Country Club in September 2014-date to be determined. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services LLC.

M. ARTHUR STILWELL

Posted On April 3rd, 2014 -

M. ARTHUR STILWELL 90 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away on March 24, 2014. He was an Architect who was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is survived by his wife, Norma Ann Stilwell; niece, Attorney Denise Eddy; nephew, Christopher Eddy and cousin James Stilwell. There will be a private inurnment in Boston at a later date.

DAN JULIAN NAVARRO

Posted On April 3rd, 2014 -

DAN JULIAN NAVARRO Age 60, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away March 11, 2014 in Honolulu. Born May 11, 1953 in Philippines. Retired United States Navy. He is survived by wife, Jean Navarro; sons, Lord Daniel (Quiana) Navarro, Dan Navarro, Jr.; daughters, Nellie Jean (Jason) Navarro, Lynnel (Gary) Navarro, Charlene (James) Molex, ; mother, Nellie Navarro; sister, Ederlinda (Valentino) Bonifacio; brother, Ferdinand (Misty) Navarro; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grand- child. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (April 7) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (April 8) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; (1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flower Welcome.

TENEY KUNIO TAKAHASHI

Posted On April 3rd, 2014 -

4-3 TENEY KUNIO TAKAHASHITENEY KUNIO TAKAHASHI Passed on March 22, 2014, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is survived by his wife, Mae Takahashi and his son Teney Kei Takahashi; his brother Patrick (Wendy) Takahashi; and his sister Gloria Miyashiro. Teney was raised in Waianae and graduated from Iolani School. In 1956, he was nominated as a candidate to the United States Air Force Academy by Mrs. Joseph R. Farrington, Delegate to Congress from the Territory of Hawaii. Shortly thereafter, Teney was appointed to the third class of the Academy. In 1961, Teney became the first appointee from Hawaii to graduate from the United States Air Force Academy. After completing his pilot training at Webb Air Force Base in Texas, Teney served as a pilot in the United States Air Force. After serving his country, Teney became a successful real estate business executive in Hawaii. He played a lead role in the development of the Kaanapali Beach Resort on Maui, and was widely respected by his peers and counterparts in government and the community. Teney served as the President of Amfac Property Investment Corp. and Amfac Property Development Corp., President of Malama Pacific (a subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries), and President of Princeville Corp. He later worked as a senior executive at Amfac JMB Hawaii. Teney also worked for the Hawaii Community Development Authority as its chief planner. Services will be held on April 6 at St. Alban’s Chapel, Iolani School. Visitation begins at 3:30pm and service to follow at 4:30pm.

HELEN LORRAINE HUNT

Posted On April 2nd, 2014 -

4-2 Helen Lorraine HuntHELEN LORRAINE HUNT 6/13/18 – 1/23/14 Helen was born Helen Lorraine Atkins in Honolulu in 1918 to a kamaaina family from the Big Island. A Punahou graduate (1936), she married Wilfred Ernest Hunt on October 19th 1940. They were both educators at Island Paradise School for over 30 years. “Miss Helen” was a gifted teacher known for her ability to help students rapidly advance in reading comprehension. Helen succeeded her husband as Principal of IPS. After her retirement at age 72, they moved to Grants Pass, Oregon. While there, she volunteered as a teacher and helped the needy at St. Vincent DePaul. In-between her ongoing contributory work, she and Wilfred travelled throughout the continental United States. When her beloved husband passed away in 2007, Helen moved to Palm Springs to be near her youngest son, Robert. She is survived by her sister, Alice Ryan, and her 3 children, Dorothy Trinidad Hunt (Lynn Truaire), Ernest Hunt (JoDee), and Robert Hunt (Dean Carlson). Survived also by her grandchildren: Nalani Martin (Scott), Joshua Taylor (Brittany), Tina Spencer (Dave), Laureli Lunn, Jeff Young (Heather) and her great grandchildren, Tanner, Kaile, Bryanna, Devon, Kaitlynn, Ronan, Liam and Declan. At 95 years of age she was an inspiration to all – clear minded and energetic right to the end. Services will be at Star of the Sea (11:30am) on April 5, 2014. Scattering of the ashes by the family will be done at a later time.

CLEMENTINO “CLEM” AGBAYANI RIODIL

Posted On April 2nd, 2014 -

CLEMENTINO CLEM AGBAYANI RIODIL Age 78, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 5, 2014 in Aiea. Born November 14, 1935 in Pudoc, San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Oahu Cabinet Limited. He is survived by wife, Rosalina “Saling” Riodil; sons, Cecilio (Erma) Riodil, Adelbert (Kris) Riodil; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (April 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (April 8) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

SKYE T. YAMAMOTO

Posted On April 2nd, 2014 -

SKYE T. YAMAMOTO Age 23, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away February 24, 2014 in La Jolla, CA. Born January 9, 1991 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by parents, Albert & Page Yamamoto; brother, Kane Yamamoto; sister, Jade (Brandon) Yamamoto-Au; maternal grandmother, Alice Tanimoto. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Saturday (April 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

BETTY ANN THOMAS

Posted On April 2nd, 2014 -

BETTY ANN THOMAS Age 64, of Waianae, HI, passed away February 21, 2014 in Waianae. Born March 19, 1949 in Wahiawa, HI. A member of Hawaii Carpenters Union as a journeyman carpenter. A 1967 graduate of Waianae High School & University of Hawaii Manoa class of 1972. She also served as a drug abuse counselor in the Waianae Community. She is survived by brothers, James Michael Thomas, Dean Benjamin Thomas; sisters, Geraldine Jerry (Richard) Cayer, Irene Lani Lee. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (April 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome. %

HARUE “HAZEL” “HARUYO” CHAGAMI

Posted On April 2nd, 2014 -

HARUE HAZEL HARUYO CHAGAMI Age 88, of Aiea, HI, passed away February 18, 2014 in Honolulu. Born January 15, 1926 in Aiea, Oahu. A retired seamstress with Naval Laundry. Also a member of Aiea Hongwanji Fujin-kai. She is survived by sons, Chester (Barbara) Chagami, Alan Chagami, Dean (JoAnn Nakashima) Chagami, Carl (Jocelyn) Chagami; daughter, Kathleen “Kathy” (Steven) Ogata; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother: Tadao Nishinaga; sisters, Michiko Ohashi, Mitsue Gertrude (Bob) Peck. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (April 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire.

PETE FLORES BEN

Posted On April 2nd, 2014 -

4-2 PETE FLORES BENPETE FLORES BEN Age 78, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away March 5, 2014 in Honolulu. Born June 29, 1935 in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Erlinda Beltran Ben; sons, Patricio (Jennifer) Ben, Bonnie (Virginia) Ben; daughters, Josefina (Hermie) Estrada, Divina (Eusebio) Balliao, Nimpha (Eduardo) Guico, Flordeliza (Antonio) Bello, Mary Ann (Raul) Baybayan; sister, Violeta Johnson; 30 grandchildren; 14 great-grand- children. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Sunday (April 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (April 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual (REQUEST TO WEAR BLACK). Flowers Welcome.


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