Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Robert Russell Roberts

Posted On February 2nd, 2014 -

2-2 597013-01-01 Robert Roberts photo #1ROBERT RUSSELL ROBERTS Robert Russell Roberts, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the VA San Diego Medical Center on Friday, January 10, 2014. He was born March 4, 1931 to Mede Ira and Lillian Vogel Roberts in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. As a 17 year old, he joined the US Army and rose to the rank of Sergeant Major before retiring after 20 years of service. He was a proud member of the Signal Corps and a veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. After completion of his military service, Robert earned his PhD in Microbiology from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT. He thoroughly enjoyed his student years and remained a loyal BYU Cougar for the rest of his life. Upon graduation, he began his career as a research scientist with the Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association in Aiea, Hawaii where he often mentored young people interested in careers in science. He married Midori Komatsu in Tokyo, Japan in 1953 and together they raised three children, Linda Bray of Oceanside, CA, Lillian Kearney of Houston, TX and Ira Roberts of Bakersfield, CA. He was also blessed with 2 grandchildren, Lauren Bray of Palo Alto, CA and Amy Bray currently serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) in Brasov, Romania. Robert was a valiant and faithful member of the LDS Church and held many positions of service over the past 50 years. As a tribute to the 35 years Robert spent in his beloved Hawaii, Hawaiian attire was worn at his gravesite service on January 17th. Burial with full military honors followed at Riverside National Cemetery in California. The family would like to thank his excellent caregivers, both at Rancho Vista senior living facility in Vista, CA where he spent the last year-and-a-half of his life, and at the VA San Diego Medical Center. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tributes.com

Charleta “Charlie Pryde” Freitas

Posted On February 2nd, 2014 -

2-2 597541 Charleta FreitasCHARLETA CHARLIE PRYDE FREITAS Charleta “Charlie Pryde” Freitas passed away December 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Charlie was born in Detroit, Michigan and attended St. Gregory High School there before studying journalism at Michigan State University. After school, she started her own talk show, Detroit Today, leaving the show to work for Congressman John Conyers as his press secretary. She worked for Mohammad Ali Professional Sports and Cronk boxing, specializing in booking fight venues and preparing fighters for press conferences. During a vacation to Hawaii, she fell in love with the islands and became a long time kamaaina. There she worked as a entertainment consultant, representing Kapena, Kahanu Records, Simplicity, and Three Scoops of Aloha, among others. She also worked with KCCN radio as a writer and advertiser. She was a strong supporter of the Literacy Volunteers of America all the years she spent on Oahu. In 1987, on October 1, she married Bernard Freitas. She has been an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for twelve years. She and Bernard moved to Las Vegas in August 2012. Charlie is survived by her loving husband, Bernard Freitas and other family.

TOKIO TOKI WATANABE

Posted On February 1st, 2014 -

TOKIO TOKI WATANABE 93, of Grants Pass, Oregon, peacefully passed away on December 21, 2013. He lived a very full and rewarding life, having resided in Hawaii, his birthplace, as well as California and finally in Oregon, where he retired in 1980. Toki’s courage and fortitude were an inspiration to many, including his medical team. A private remembrance celebration will be held this summer in Grants Pass. Survivors include his wife of nearly 73 years, Esther; children Joy Doi (Edwin) of Oahu, Sharon Souza (Everett) of Texas, Wayne (Alma) of Grants Pass; brothers Maurice, Fred and Jack, all of Oahu; 7 grandchildren and 17 great- grandchildren.

CARMEN S. BREWER

Posted On February 1st, 2014 -

CARMEN S. BREWER Age 75, of Honolulu, HI, passed away January 10, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born April 28, 1938 in Honolulu, HI. Carmen was a former cook at St. Augustine Catholic Church. She is survived by son, David Brewer; daughter, Annette Brewer; brother, Fred Cefra; sisters, Rosaline Cefra; sister, Sister Joseph Mary “Alberta” Cefra, Caroline Urakawa. Visitation 8:00 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 5) at St Augustine Catholic Church; (130 Ohua Ave., Honolulu) Mass 9:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please. *Donations to St. Augustine Catholic Church*.

Stanley Sagert

Posted On February 1st, 2014 -

2-1 598163   Stanley SagertSTANLEY SAGERT 93, passed away peacefully in Denton, Texas on January 25, 2014 and is now celebrating eternal life with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The funeral is scheduled for Monday, February 3, 2014 at noon at Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 Hobson Lane, Denton, Texas 76205, followed by burial at the Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 2, 2014 from 1-3 pm at the DeBerry Funeral Directors, 2025 W. University Drive, Denton, Texas 76201. Stan had a distinguished career in the United States Air Force. During World War II, he flew 50 combat missions as a B-24 pilot over occupied Europe. Piloting the B-24s he named Lassie Come Home and Lassie Come Home II out of North Africa and later out of Italy, he was shot down but was able to return to Allied lines to fly again. After the war, he served additional tours in Europe, Japan, the Philippines and stateside. His final assignment was on the staff of Admiral John McCain, Commander-In-Chief Pacific Forces (CINCPAC) at US Marine Corps Camp Smith in Hawaii. During his Air Force career he received many decorations, including the Purple Heart, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Air Medal (w/4 OLC) and the Legion of Merit. He retired with the rank of Colonel. After retiring from the Air Force in 1970, Stan became President of Hawaii Baptist Academy (HBA). Working with friends and supporters of HBA in the state of Hawaii and on the school’s Mainland Advisory Council (MAC), he was instrumental in taking the school from one experiencing financial challenges to it becoming one of the premier private schools in the state of Hawaii. HBA now has multiple campuses and state of the art facilities providing Christian education for children in grades K-12 across the island of Oahu. To acknowledge his leadership at HBA, Stan was named President Emeritus upon his retirement. Stan is preceded in death by his parents, his three brothers, and Marjorie, his beloved wife of 62 years. He is survived by his four children – Penny Wagner, Marlee Armstrong, Stan Sagert, and Kris Obermeyer, as well six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Stan and Marj Sagert Scholarship Endowment Fund at Hawaii Baptist Academy, 420 Wyllie St., Honolulu, HI 96817.

Howard Allen Lyons

Posted On February 1st, 2014 -

HOWARD ALLEN LYONS Passed Jan 23, 2014, survived by his sister in law, Mibbs Lyons (Austin, TX) and 1 niece, Beth Lyons (Memphis, TN) and 2 nephews, Jay Lyons (Austin, TX) and Brad Lyons (Atlanta, GA). He taught elementary school for Hawaii’s DOE his entire career. His service/ceremony will be on Saturday (2/1) at 3pm in Waikiki. In lieu of flowers, join us in donating to the Aloha Chapter-Alzheimer’s Association.

BETTY LOU LEILANI KAWAIAEA GRAY ONTAI

Posted On January 31st, 2014 -

1-31-Betty-Lou-Ontai-headshotBETTY LOU LEILANI KAWAIAEA GRAY ONTAI After a valiant fight against lung cancer, Betty Lou Ontai, 74, passed away on January 10, 2014. Betty Lou Gray was born on April 17, 1939, in Honolulu to Curtis and Angeline Gray. Betty Lou spent a lifetime helping others through her career in healthcare and her love of cooking and sharing of recipes. She worked at St. Francis Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, and Kapi’olani Women’s and Children’s Hospital, where she retired before serving as office manager for her husband’s obstetrics and gynecology practice. Betty Lou is survived by her husband, Gordon Ontai, her son Laurence (Holly) Iwamoto, stepchildren Sidney (Stacey) Ontai, Lisa (Peter) Ontai-Stone, Laurie (Terry) LaGrange, Eddie (Cindy) Ontai, and 11 grandchildren. Her siblings include Joanne Tucker, Patricia Gray, Rickie Cavenaugh and Robert Gray. “The most valuable lessons my mother taught me are to never be afraid to speak my mind, never be ashamed of who I am, and to love the people in my life to the fullest.” – Laurence Iwamoto “During the many years we spent together, we did almost everything together. These are memories I will cherish for the rest of my life.” – Gordon Ontai Thank you Betty Lou for sharing your beautiful smile and your amazing gift of giving with us for so many years. We will miss you, but know you are in a better place, free from pain and surrounded by angels. Visitation from 10 – 11 am on February 4 at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services at 11 am, followed by lunch and 2 pm burial at Punchbowl, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Francis Hospice. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Ligaya Tolentino Madriaga

Posted On January 31st, 2014 -

LIGAYA TOLENTINO MADRIAGA Passed away on December 15, 2013. Ligaya Tolentino Madriaga, 83, of Waipahu, died in Pamatawan Subic Zambales, Philippines. She was born in Subic Zambales, Philippines. She is survived by sons Renato and Ernesto. Daughters Zenaida, Eva, Adora Schroeder, Lani Desengano and Olivia Ladd. Sisters Virginia and Nene, brother Andy. 16 grand- children, and 5 great-grand- children. Services were held in Pamatawan Subic Zambales, Philippines.

TADANOBU HIGA “UNCLE PALOLO”

Posted On January 31st, 2014 -

TADANOBU HIGA “UNCLE PALOLO” Age 100, passed away peacefully on December 21, 2013, in Honolulu. Born June 10, 1913, in Papaikou, Hawaii, he retired from Hawaiian Electric as a lineman. He was predeceased by his wife, Masako Higa and is survived by nieces, Janet H. Woo, Iris N. Miyata and Myra S. Hasegawa; nephews, George H. Ikehara, Johnny Ikehara and Albert T. Isa; numerous grand and great- grand nieces and nephews. His generosity, genuinely sweet smile, twinkling eyes and his love for children will always be remembered. Private services held. Please, no monetary offerings.

KATHERINE “KATHY” BACXA AGCAOILI

Posted On January 31st, 2014 -

KATHERINE KATHY BACXA AGCAOILI Age 54, of Waipahu, HI, passed away January 1, 2014 in Waipahu. Born December 31, 1959 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by mother. Epigenia Agcaoili. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (February 4) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Gwendolyn Diane Torres

Posted On January 31st, 2014 -

GWENDOLYN D. TORRES 73 entered peacefully into rest January 26, 2014 at her home in Fremont, CA. Born November 6, 1940 in Olaa, Hawaii to John and Josephine Gomes. She loved to travel and play the slots and was a crossing guard for Briar School. Lived on the big island in Olaa and moved to Honolulu where she met and married Emilio who was stationed at Kaneohe Bay as a Marine. While living in Honolulu, she was a gift wrapper at Liberty House at Ala Moana Center. Beloved wife of 46 years to Emilio Torres, Jr. of Fremont, CA. Dearest sister of Lorraine Miranda of Rio Del, CA and John Gomes of Fremont, CA.

RAINFREDO JOSE LLAMIDO

Posted On January 30th, 2014 -

RAINFREDO JOSE LLAMIDO Age 91, of Mililani, HI, passed away January 1, 2014 in Wahiawa. Born September 18, 1922 in Manaoag, Philippines. Rainfredo retired from the Outrigger Canoe Club and Manaoag Treasury Office. He is survived by son, Arthur (Teresa) Llamido; daughters, Angelita (Jaime) Godoy, Estrella Villanueva, Minda Llamido, Lorna (Kimo) Dias, Riza (Arvin) De Vera; sister, Maxima Sagocio; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (Feb. 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 4) 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.

HO NUM LEE

Posted On January 30th, 2014 -

HO NUM LEE 94, of Kaneohe, a mechanic, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Kyung Ok Kwak, caregiver and niece Norma Crowder, and numerous nieces and nephews. Private services.

DANNY DENJI UEHARA

Posted On January 30th, 2014 -

1-30 DANNY UEHARADANNY DENJI UEHARA Age 68, of Mililani, HI, passed away January 12, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born February 27, 1945 in Honolulu, HI. Retired teacher from the Department of Education. He is survived by wife, Linda Uehara; sons, Del (Tricia) Uehara, Beau Uehara; daughter, Marcie (Kevin) Herring; mother, Alice Takeko Uehara; brother, Wesley (Gloria) Uyehara; sisters, Nelly Uehara, Nora Uyehara; grandson, Luke Uehara Herring. Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 4) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Aloha Attire.

TAKESHI OURA

Posted On January 30th, 2014 -

1-30 TAKESHI OURATAKESHI OURA Age 86, of Pearl City, HI, passed away January 7, 2014 in Honolulu. Born November 4, 1927 in Kahuku, HI. He was a retired sales driver/supervisor with Oroweat Baking Company and an active member of the Moanalua Gardens Missionary Church. He is survived by son, Robin (Nadine) Oura; daughters, Barbara (Gerry) Oura Tavares, Gayle (Hale) Akamine; sister, Jane Toshiko Oura; 3 grand- children; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 5) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu) Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

VALERIE AMOA KIA

Posted On January 29th, 2014 -

VALERIE AMOA KIA Age 74, of Waianae, HI, passed away December 8, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born June 27, 1939 in Haiku, Maui. Former employee of the Hilton-Waikoloa. She is survived by sons, Robert R. Stevens Kia, Eugene R. (Patricia) Stevens Kia, Allen R. (Audrey) Stevens Kia; daughters, Georgette L. (Matthew) Stevens Kia Keliikupakako, Jamie K. Kahala Kia; brothers, Albert A. (Bea) Kia, Robert L. (Adrienne) Kia, Josiah N. Kia; sisters, Charlene (Joseph) Kaupu, Rose Kirland, Dr. LaVerne Kia; 19 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (Feb 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LORENZO “DONG” ARIOLA JR.

Posted On January 29th, 2014 -

LORENZO DONG ARIOLA JR. Passed away December 13, 2013 in Kona, HI. Survived by son Russell, daughters Carrie Ariola, Lisa Ariola Shrewberry, Lana Cabastas, Camille Wilson. Parents Lorenzo and Anacita, brothers Ernest, Roger, Charlie, sisters Linda Andres, Charlene Goodspeed. 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren. Services will be held Feb. 1, 2014 from 10am-2pm at St. Timothy’s Church 98-939 Moanalua Rd., Aiea. Light Refreshments will be served.

PUNA LANE HOLLOWAY BAKER

Posted On January 29th, 2014 -

1-29 596168_Puna BakerPUNA LANE HOLLOWAY BAKER Age 28, Formerly of Nanakuli, passed on Dec. 15, 2013 in VA. He is survived by Mom, Irene, Dad, Clement, Sister Delfin & Numerous Siblings, Nephews, Uncles, Aunts, & Cousins. Celebration, Sat., Feb. 1st, Nanakuli BCH Park Camp Area, 230pm-Sunset.

Richard Stanley Masters

Posted On January 29th, 2014 -

RICHARD STANLEY MASTERS 79, of Honolulu died January 11, 2014 at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. He was born in Lobaczowka, Poland and made Hawaii his adopted home for over 40 years, where he continued to work as a hair stylist until recently. Richard is survived by sisters Jadwiga Wojcik and Danuta Zachariasiewicz and many nieces and nephews in Canada. He is predeceased by parents Pawel and Leokadia, sister Halina, and brothers Zbygniew and Jerzy. He will be greatly missed by his family in Canada and by his many friends and clients here in Honolulu. Services will be held at a later date in Canada.

JAMES S. ARAKI

Posted On January 29th, 2014 -

JAMES S. ARAKI Age 96, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 28, 2013 in Kapolei. Born November 27, 1917 in Honolulu, HI. Former owner of Jimmy & Sons Texaco Service Station, Ewa Beach. He is survived by sons, Roy Araki, Ted (Margie) Araki, Alan (Barbara) Araki; daughters, Linda (Derek) Teruya, Sandra (Myron) Shiraki; brothers, Tadashi Araki, Yoshinobu Araki; sisters, Kikue Nimori, Jane Araki; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grand- children. Private services were held.

ANTONIA BASUG GOMEZ

Posted On January 29th, 2014 -

ANTONIA BASUG GOMEZ Age 94, of Mililani, HI, passed away January 8, 2014 in Wahiawa. Born October 12, 1919 in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by son, David (Paulene) Gomez, Jr.; daughters, Edna (Douglas) Wong, Christina Factor; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Monday (Feb 3) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

RUTH CHISE UEMORI

Posted On January 29th, 2014 -

RUTH CHISE UEMORI Age 83, of Waipahu, HI, passed away December 23, 2013 in Waipahu. Born May 28, 1930 in Ewa, HI. Ruth was a co-propietor of Waipahu Shell Service. She was a member of the Waipahu United Church of Christ. She is survived by husband, Edward Uemori; son, Brian H. (Janel) Uemori; daughters, Susan S. (Stan) Tamashiro, Janice S. Uemori, Linda S. (Travis) Kono; 6 grandchildren, Daryl Tamashiro, Jaymie Tamashiro, Kristin Kono, Tyler Kono, Eryn Uemori, Reece Uemori; caregivers, M.J. Onato, Ro-ann Gepitulan. Visitation 5:15 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m.

Elizabeth Kapena Kealoha Olalani Goodwin-Silva

Posted On January 29th, 2014 -

ELIZABETH K. K. GOODWIN-SILVA Jan. 21, 2014 Elizabeth Kapena Kealoha Olalani Goodwin-Silva, 88, of Honolulu, retiree, Hospitality Industry, died at home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sister Aletha Goodwin-Kaohi; sons Wayne Goodwin and Eric Silva; daughters, Ginger (Richard/ Deceased) Tamayose, Vivien (Michael) Tamashiro, Verdell (William) Haleck, Waonette (Lorenzo) Cushing and Damiena Duyao; 15 grand-children; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11a.m. Thursday Jan. 30th at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Services: 1p.m. Mass. Burial: 3p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com

THOMAS “THOM” J. MCGARVEY, JR.

Posted On January 29th, 2014 -

1-29 THOMAS J. MCGARVEY, JR.THOMAS THOM J. MCGARVEY, JR. Marketing, Promotions & Communications Specialist, Musicologist October 22, 1943- January 8, 2014 Thom J. McGarvey, Jr., 70, died January 8, 2014, at 15 Craigside. He was born in Philadelphia, and lived in Virginia and California before adopting Hawaii as home. An accomplished USC musicologist, Thom became KMVI radio’s DJ in 1969. Directing Sing Out Maui, and Baldwin’s musical dramas, he was also entertainment editor for the Maui News. Close friends dubbed him “McGuava”. Later as Public Relations Manager for Hawaiian Airlines, he produced three years of half-time shows for the NFL Hawaii Pro-Bowl, including the 1980 inaugural game. Hawaiian Airlines brought Thom to the Miss Hawaii Scholarship Program, a responsibility he kept long after leaving Hawaiian, impacting generations of Miss Hawaii. As behind-the-scenes Executive Director, he fostered high standards of professionalism and character for over four decades, grateful and proud as each Miss Hawaii garnered successes in career, family, and community. Thom continued to volunteer in the program and its production to his final days. Other professional accomplishments include public relations and communications positions with Mayor Eileen Anderson’s administration; Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau and the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT); Communications Pacific; Chaminade University; the University of Hawai’i Community College System, and ‘Olelo Community Media. He advocated authentic representation of Hawaiian culture in tourism, spearheading Hawaii’s presence at the World Expo ’88 in Australia as well as the 1992 Hong Kong PATA Conference. He also succeeded in gaining inclusion of the Hawaii weather report on NBC’s Today Show. As resident manager for the Iolani Court Plaza condominium, Thom took pride in the place that was both work and home. A bounty of talent and human kindness, Thom shared readily and generously. He inspired, challenged, and led with remarkable selflessness. “Humble steward, mentor, and companion, McGuava embodied the beauty of mind, soul and heart.” -Ray Abregano. Celebration of Life: February 3, 2014. Mystical Rose Oratory, Saint Louis-Chaminade campus. Visitation: 5:00 p.m. Prayer Service 6:30 p.m.

VALERIE AMOA KIA

Posted On January 28th, 2014 -

VALERIE AMOA KIA Age 74, of Waianae, HI, passed away December 8, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born June 27, 1939 in Haiku, Maui. Former employee of the Hilton-Waikoloa. She is survived by sons, Robert R. Stevens Kia, Eugene R. (Patricia) Stevens Kia, Allen R. (Audrey) Stevens Kia; daughters, Georgette L. (Matthew) Stevens Kia Keliikupakako; brothers, Albert A. (Bea) Kia, Robert L. (Adrienne) Kia, Josiah N. Kia; sisters, Charlene (Joseph) Kaupu, Rose Kirland, Dr. LaVerne Kia; 19 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (Feb 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

PAUL S. “UNCLE” ONOMURA

Posted On January 28th, 2014 -

PAUL S. UNCLE ONOMURA Age 76, of Pearl City, HI, passed away December 29, 2013 in Pearl City. Born February 25, 1937 in Honolulu, HI. Retired Professor of Honolulu Community College. He is survived by wife, Verna E. Onomura; sons, Paul T. Onomura, Patrick T. Onomura, Preston S. (Kelly) Onomura; daughter, Kathy Y. Tokunaga; brother, Philip Onomura; sisters, Janet Nakamura, Joan Miyahira, Keiko Margolin, Ginny (Ernie) Gray; 6 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Feb 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

MARIA CLARINA P. PAGDILAO

Posted On January 28th, 2014 -

MARIA CLARINA P. PAGDILAO Age 89, of Waipahu, HI, passed away January 1, 2014 in Aiea. Born December 19, 1924 in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of the Filipino United Church of Christ, Waipahu, and the Pinilinians of Hawaii. She is survived by daughter, Carolina (Rey) Pagdilao; son, Robert (Elizabeth) Pagdilao; brother, Mayor Samuel (Dr. Anunsacion) Pagdilao, Sr.; sisters, Irene (Norberto) Pagatpatan, Glorieta Ancheta, Lolita (Jimmy) Coloma, Wilfreda (Isidro, Jr.) Oallares; 4 grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Sunday (Feb 2) at United Church of Christ (94-1366 Hiapo St., Waipahu); Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Monday (Feb 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial.

RICHARD H. RODBY

Posted On January 28th, 2014 -

RICHARD H. RODBY January 31, 1931, Waialua January 28, 2012, Honolulu You have left each of us with wonderful memories. e malama ‘ohana po’ohala mahalo piha Aloha nui loa

Robert “Bob” Sueo Oura

Posted On January 28th, 2014 -

ROBERT SUEO OURA May 5, 1936 to Jan. 20, 2014 Robert “Bob” Sueo Oura, 77, beloved father, retired DOD accountant and US Army veteran, peacefully transitioned in San Francisco, surrounded by family. Bob was the last of 7 siblings who grew up in the Maruyama plantation camp in Lahaina; he moved to Honolulu after serving in the Army. In 2012, Bob relocated to SF to live closer to his children and was wined and dined at AgeSong. He is sorely missed by children Eri & Kyle Oura, daughter-in- law Cindy Chen, and extended family who remember him as their favorite Uncle. Memorial ceremony held at 8:15 AM on Friday, January 31, at Punchbowl Cemetery, Committal Court (2177 Puowaina Dr) to be buried next to wife, Toshiko, a former Pan Am flight attendant who passed in 1987.

Sue Akagi Kagawa

Posted On January 27th, 2014 -

SUE AKAGI KAGAWA Age 101, passed away peacefully on November 27, 2013 at the Ann Pearl Nursing Facility in Kaneohe. She was born September 20, 1912 in Waipahu, Hawaii. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold I. Kagawa; son, Wendell I. Kagawa; brothers, Hisashi Akagi and Tomio Akaki; and sister, Tatsue Mukai. She is survived by sons Harold T. (Jeanette) and Ronald M. Kagawa; daughter, Mary E. Kagawa (Ngum); 3 grand- children; one great grandchild; one great-great grandchild. Private services held. No flowers or monetary offerings please.


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