Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

ROSALINA DAIT CRUZ

Posted On November 15th, 2014 -

ROSALINA DAIT CRUZ Age 90, of Pearl City, HI, passed away October 16, 2014 in Honolulu, HI. Born January 20, 1924 in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Jorge (Erlinda) Cruz, Sr., Luis (Lily) Cruz, Rodolfo (Noenita) Cruz, Carlos (Amelita) Cruz, Reymundo (Margie) Cruz; daughters, Virginia (Alipio) Agustin, Elsie (Amor) Caberto; sister, Marina Calixterio; 18 grandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Nov 19) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Thursday (Nov 20) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

JUAN “JOHNNY” ALONZO LAGMAY

Posted On November 15th, 2014 -

JUAN JOHNNY ALONZO LAGMAY Age 71, of Kunia, HI, passed away October 25, 2014 in Kunia. Born April 4, 1943 in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Worked for Del Monte. He is survived by son, Zachary John Lagmay; daughters, Jennifer Ann Lagmay, Lynn (Todd) Sydell, Annabelle (Al) Ignacio, Leilani Lista; brothers, Angel Lagmay, Nolan (Diana) Lagmay Sr.; sister, Gloria Wilkinson; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grand- children. Visitation 10:30 a.m., Wednesday (Nov. 19) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ROBERT “BOB” HENRY BURKHARD SR

Posted On November 14th, 2014 -

$nameROBERT BOB HENRY BURKHARD, SR. Robert “Bob” Henry Burkhard Sr, 66, of Aiea, HI, Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War, died at Tripler Army Medical Center on Monday October 20, 2014. Surrounded by family and friends. Born in Guam. He is survived by his wife Armie Demegillo Burkhard, his children Myrna Lee Burkhard, Andrea B. Vandertuin, Robert Burkhard Jr (Rosey) and Troy Palani Burkhard, 5 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter numerous relatives and friends. Services will be on November 21, 2014 at Borthwick Mortuary (downtown) beginning 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow 1:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

TOICHI INOUYE

Posted On November 14th, 2014 -

TOICHI INOUYE Age 88, of Pearl City, HI, passed away October 11, 2014 in Pearl City. Born February 9, 1926 in Waipahu, Ewa, HI. He is survived by sons, Craig Kazuo (Yuka) Inouye, Todd Kiyoshi Inouye; daughter, Lynne Hatsuko Minehira and Jared Oshiro; sisters, Ann Nagasawa, Teresa (Nanao) Kojima, Sue (Tomio) Hirayama, Faye (Andrew) Aoki; brother, Robert (Lorraine) Ichiyama; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Private Services Held. No Koden or Monetary Offerings Please.

MARCELA V. MILLARE

Posted On November 14th, 2014 -

MARCELA V. MILLARE Age 88, of Honolulu, HI, passed away October 24, 2014 in Honolulu. Born August 26, 1926 in Bangued, Abra, Philippines. A member of the Local 5, Hawaii Hospitality Union. She is survived by sister, Margaret Padagas; niece, Floreen Padagas. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Tuesday (Nov. 18) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 2:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ANNABELLE CHING FONG

Posted On November 14th, 2014 -

ANNABELLE CHING FONG Annabelle Ching Fong, age 88, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, cousin, friend, and mentor passed away peacefully on October 25, 2014. Being from a family that valued education, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University and her Master of Education degree from Columbia University. Annabelle was known by many for her work in helping countless students achieve their dreams through education. She was the Director of the Upward Bound Talent Search Program, a federally funded program that made educational opportunities accessible to disadvantaged students, and later became the Director of Financial Aid at UH Manoa. A pioneer in her time, she was the first female administrator in the Office of Student Affairs at UH Manoa, the first woman to chair the Western College Board Assembly and the first College Board Trustee from Hawaii. She received numerous awards for her dedication and achievement in the field of student services. After retiring, she volunteered her time at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, Lyons Arboretum, Aina Haina Library, and overseas through Global Volunteers. She also traveled the world extensively, enjoyed lunch out with her many groups of friends, raised orchids, rekindled her love of painting, and read avidly. Annabelle is survived by daughters Brenda (Larry) Cutwright and Roanne (David) Ornelles of North Carolina; sons Robert (Sarah) Fong of Seattle and Bruce (Beth) Fong; 6 grand- children which were her pride and joy Kyle and Ryan Cutwright, Annie and Adam Ornelles, Calder Fong, and Marianna Fong; and sisters Constance Ko, Judith Wong, and Meredith (Albert) Ching. Her life will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 25 at Diamond Head Mortuary, 9:00 a.m. visitation followed by services and 10:30 burial.

YOUNG TAIK CHUN

Posted On November 13th, 2014 -

YOUNG TAIK CHUN Young Taik Chun, 91, was born in Ookala on the Big Island on December 21, 1922. His family moved to Lanai when he was 14 years old and he graduated from Lanai High School. During World War II, he fought for the U.S. Army in the Central Europe and Rhineland campaigns, and was awarded a Bronze Star Medal in combat against the enemy. He attained the rank of Corporal before being honorably discharged after the war. He spent most of his career working at Pearl Harbor retiring from the Defense Property Disposal Region, Pacific in the Chief of Sales Office, Hawaii as Supervisory Property Marketing Specialist. While working full-time and raising a family, he attended the University of Hawaii, Manoa and became one of its first graduates exclusively attending night-school when he received his BBA degree in 1958. He is survived by his sons Stewart and Westley Chun, daughter Melissa Peterson, six grandchildren, and younger brother Young Sup (Archie) Chun. Private services will be held at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

MANUEL “MANNY” REALIN

Posted On November 13th, 2014 -

MANUEL MANNY REALIN Age 71, of Mililani, HI, passed away October 12, 2014 in Honolulu. Born June 27, 1943 in Waialua, HI. Member of the Ka Mamalahoe Canoe Club. He is survived by spouse, Pat Piano Realin; son, Manford (Noe) Realin; daughter, Larissa Realin; brothers, Skip (Helen) Realin, Reinold (Anne) Butac, Stanley Butac; sisters, Angie (Bill) Dapper, Joyce Lee; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Tuesday (Nov. 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

STYZILEE “STYZI” MAKANALEI’OKALANI REYES

Posted On November 13th, 2014 -

$nameSTYZILEE STYZI MAKANALEI’OKALANI REYES Age 3, of Waianae, HI, passed away October 21, 2014 in Waianae. Born March 5, 2011 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by parents, Irene Reyes and Joshua Kalili; sisters, Styralynn, Jzylee-Skye; grandparents, Harry & Raynette Reyes, Lance & Lisa Omayas; great-grandparents, Steve & Paula Kalili, Wanda Reyes; biological father, Scott Butay; biological grandparents, Wilfred Butay & Bibiana Pagaduan. Visitation 5:00 p.m., Tuesday (Nov. 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome. No Alcoholic Beverages.

PUCK LIN YEE WAT

Posted On November 13th, 2014 -

$namePUCK LIN YEE WAT At age 89, Puckie peacefully passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Kahala Nui. Born in Haleiwa, she moved to Honolulu and lived with an older sister and graduated from McKinley High School. After working for many at the Hawaiian Armed Services Police, she retired from Federal Civil Service. She and her husband traveled the five continents to visit national parks and popular visitor attractions in various states and countries. United Church of Christ-Judd Street was her place of worship. She was a past president for the Chinese Women’s Club, member of United Chinese Society, Lung Doo Society, Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile. Puck Lin Wat was predeceased by her husband, Hon Wa Wat. Survivors include two brothers, Melvin Yee and Robert Yee; one sister, Violet Yee (Calvin) Tam; and many nieces and nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews. Visitation at 10:00 a.m. Service at 11:30 a.m., Monday, November 17, 2014, Diamond Head Memorial Park Chapel. Burial at 12:45 p.m., Diamond Head Cemetery.

SAMUEL DELGADO, SR.

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

SAMUEL DELGADO, SR. Age 90, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away October 19, 2014 in Wahiawa. Born February 14, 1924 in Haiku, Maui, HI. Former employee for the Aloha Council, Boy Scouts of America. Predeceased by wife, Paula Delgado & son, Sammy Delgado, Jr. He is survived by son, Eric Delgado; daughters, Faith Bajo, Connie (Danny) Foster, Monica “Ruth” Delgado; 13 grand- children; 21 great-grand- children. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Monday (Nov. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MARTIN JASKOT

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

$nameMARTIN JASKOT Martin Jaskot, 77, died at home in Honolulu on November 4th from pulmonary fibrosis. He was born in Middletown, Connecticut in 1937, graduated from Wesleyan University, and The University of Chicago School of Business. Marty came to Hawaii in 1964 with Peat Marwick Mitchell as a CPA. He worked with interesting people in interesting times, many of whom became close friends and family. In 1972 Marty joined Theo Davies as a controller and in 1999 retired as President and CEO. The rich history of the company, diverse work experiences and dedicated co-workers made his career enjoyable and satisfying. When he retired, Marty liked to say that he got his PhD in Relaxation: he traveled extensively, read every word in the newspaper and stuck to his exercise routine at Clark Hatch. He is survived by his wife Terry, son Jay, and daughter Mardi who all are grateful for their family life. Marty was the oldest of eight children born to Josephine and Martin Jaskot, Sr.; his brothers, sisters and in-laws, all in Connecticut, are a hoot to be around. Celebration of Marty’s life will be on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at Star of the Sea Church, 4470 Aliikoa St., visitation from 9am, service at 10am, talk story time to follow in the Social Hall. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers please make donations to: Goodwill Industries of Hawaii, Inc., 2610 Kilihau Street, Honolulu, HI 96819. Marty was a member of the Goodwill board for decades and was dedicated to their mission. The family thanks all of the friends and co-workers who contributed to the wonderful life of this wonderful man.

RODNEY T. S. YEE

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

RODNEY T. S. YEE Age 68, of Waipahu, HI, passed away October 23, 2014 in Aiea, HI. Born August 6, 1946 in Waipahu. Was a supervisor of drivers at Hawaii Baking Company. He is survived by wife, Lorraine Y. Yee; mother, Lily Yee; son, Rylan Yee; daughter, Wendy Yee; brothers, Sidney Yee, Randal (Jan) Yee; sisters, Laurel (Edmund) Loo, Crystal Lancaster; 1 grandchild. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Monday (Nov. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 9:00 a.m., Tuesday (Nov. 18) at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

MANNY SIMPLICIANO LONGBOY

Posted On November 12th, 2014 -

MANNY SIMPLICIANO LONGBOY Age 75, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away October 15, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born June 9, 1939 in Barabar, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of the San Nicolas Goodwill & Asingan Association, Waipahu. He is survived by wife, Regina Aspili Longboy; sons, Maynard (Grace) Longboy, Mallory (Shari) Longboy; brothers, Santiago (Rose) Longboy, Dominador Longboy; sisters, Teresa (Policarpio) Badua, Florentina (Roger) Campos; 7 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Sunday (Nov. 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Family Service 6:00 p.m., Prayer Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m., Monday (Nov. 17) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ESTHER I. RIAN

Posted On November 11th, 2014 -

$nameESTHER I. RIAN Esther I. Rian died Oct., 16, 2014, in her 100th year. Born March 23, 1915, in St. Paul, Minnesota, the oldest child of the Rev. Olaf B. and Alma Tufte, her childhood was spent in Montana and southern Minnesota. She received her B.A. in English from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, where she was a member of the world-renowned St. Olaf Choir. In 1939, she married her college classmate, Norman D. Rian; they were each the most important person in the other’s life for more than 72 years. They lived in Tonawanda, NY and Hanover, NH, before moving to Hawaii in 1946. Esther earned her M.A. degree at the University of Hawaii in 1963. A life-long teacher, she taught at the Univ. of Hawaii, Manoa campus, was president of the Women’s Campus Club, and taught high school English at Roosevelt and Kamehameha Schools before serving as a docent at the Honolulu Academy of Arts for more than 25 years. A charter member of Calvary Lutheran Church, she sang in the choir and was president of the congregation. In later years, she was a member of Community Church of Honolulu and sang in the choir there also. Predeceased by her husband Norman, 3 sisters and a brother, she is survived by her daughters Linnea Peterson (Stephen), Penny Robicheau, Heidi Rian (Steven Oppenheimer), Dikka Rian (Douglas Nusbaum), 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grand- children, sisters and brothers- in-law Margaret Ann and Charles Anderson, Helen Andrewson, and Gerald Rian, and many nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held Tuesday, Nov. 18 at Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave, at 10:00 AM. Aloha attire. No flowers, please. Memorials may be directed to St. Francis Hospice or the Honolulu Museum of Art.

WILLIAM MAMAHI SANFORD

Posted On November 11th, 2014 -

WILLIAM MAMAHI SANFORD Age 89, of Waianae, HI, passed away September 24, 2014 in Honolulu. Born January 12, 1925 in Honolulu, HI. A member of the Iron Workers Union Local #625, and retired from the maintenance department, Sheraton Hotel. A WWII Army veteran. Predeceased by daughter, Roxane Canionero. He is survived by sons, William (Diane) Sanford, Brian Sanford, Todd Sanford; daughters, Hedy Lou (Charles) Rutkowski, Bonnie (Ronald) Perry, Deidre Sanford; sisters, Georgia Kay, Sarah Bell, Kuulei McClung, Kuualoha Callnan, Lehua Nuuhiwa; 19 grandchildren; 18 great- grandchildren; son-in-law, Audie Canionero. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (Nov 15) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Aloha Attire. No flowers, please.

Thomas Allen White

Posted On November 11th, 2014 -

$nameWHITE, THOMAS ALLEN January 28, 1939 – September 30, 2014 Thomas A. White passed away peacefully on September 30, 2014 at age 75 at his home in Lakewood, CA. He was born in San Juan Rizal, Philippines. Eldest son of the late Thomas and Mercedes White. Survived by wife Jazmin; brothers William, Elwood, Raymond, and Joseph; Sister Mercedes. Children; Carmela, Thomas, Michael & Lisa, Raymond & Marie, Janice & Alex; Hanai sons Terence and Alex. 9 Grandchildren and 1 Great- Granddaughter. Devoted husband, decorated US Army veteran of the Vietnam War and recipient of two Purple Hearts he retired from the US Army after 21 years of service. He continued to serve as a DoD civilian for another 30 years when he retired in 2011 after 51 years of service and sacrifice for his country. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 16th at 11am at the Notre Dame Chapel 2851 Overland Ave Los Angeles CA.

KAWELOLEILANI JULITA MILES FARGIE

Posted On November 11th, 2014 -

$nameKAWELOLEILANI JULITA MILES FARGIE Kaweloleilani Julita Miles Fargie died peacefully Oct.18th at her residence in Hauula, Hi. She would have been 93 yrs old Nov.1st. Her family was by her side at her passing. She is survived by her sons William Kalei-o-namoku Miles Fargie and Dennis Kawelohelii Malcolm Fargie, 10 grand- children and 4 great-grand- children. Son Oscar Mahi Smith Fargie died unexpectedly at age 43. She was born Nov. 1, 1921 in Kalihi Valley, graduated Roosevelt High School. She left the islands after WWll and spent the rest of her life travelling the world with her husband Oscar S.Fargie Jr., a 30yr career Marine and subsequent entrepreneur. Her memberships include Ahahui Kaahumanu, Daughters of Hawaii, EX-POW widows, NARFE and many others. Kawelo was one of 9 sisters and is survived by the last remaining “Miles girl”, her youngest sister, Loveolita James. Services will be held this Thursday, Nov. 13th at Borthwick Mortuary, Vinyard and Maunakea Sts., Mauka Chapel, 9am Visitation, 10am Funeral Service. At 1pm she will join husband Oscar in Hawaii Veterens Memorial Cemetery, Kamehameha Hwy, in Kaneohe.

BUD SCELSA

Posted On November 10th, 2014 -

BUD SCELSA September 19,1946 – November 10, 2013 Mood Indigo, Ensenada, Semper paratus… and more! Always remembered Always fondly Cindy

ROCCO R. FRANCESCO

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

$nameROCCO R. FRANCESCO Rocco R. Francesco a ten year resident of College Place, WA and formerly of Mililani, HI and St. Johnsville, NY passed away peacefully in his sleep on September 13, 2014. Rocky was born April 1, 1930 in Detroit, MI. Rocky grew up in St. Johnsville, NY and in 1950 joined the U.S. Air Force. While stationed at Hickam AFB, HI Rocky met and married his sweetheart Martha Victor. After being honorably discharged from the Air Force, Rocky and Martha moved to St. Johnsville, NY where Rocky earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Education at Vassar College starting a long and rewarding career as an educator in Ilion, NY. Before Rocky continued his teaching career in Hawaii, he earned his Master’s Degree at Oneonta State University. After moving to Hawaii, Rocky first taught at Kapalama Elementary in Honolulu and later at Kipapa Elementary in Mililani where he would retire after a very distinguished career of nearly 30 total years of teaching. He is preceded in death by his infant son Jon Francesco, wife Martha Francesco, his parents Mary and Giovanni Francesco and his siblings Gilda Bussone, Palmena Slaughter, Larry Francisco, and his son-in-law Valentine Santarone. Rocky is survived by his children Ronald Francesco of Waitsburg, WA, Darlene Makaena of Mt. View, HI, Desiree McKillip (Marshall) of Honolulu, HI, Kevin Francesco (Karen) of North Pole, AK, and John Francesco of College Place, WA. Rocky is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Private services were held at Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, Walla Walla, WA. Condolences may be posted at www.herringgroseclose.com.

MARY JANE HARRISON

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

Screenshot 2014-11-10 08.13MARY JANE HARRISON October 22, 2014 Mary Jane Harrison, 62, of Honolulu, Hi. Born March 15, 1952, she passed away peacefully in bed with her husband by her side at approximately 8 PM in Las Vegas on October 22, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, Wayne Harrison, her two sons, Clint Souza and Troy Souza, brother Paul deVille, and 5 grandchildren. She had been fi ghting cancer for a long time and was no longer able to enjoy the simple things in life. Mary Jane was born and raised in Hawaii, on Oahu, but loved the excitement she got going to Las Vegas. She graduated from St. Francis High School in 1970. She worked as a medical receptionist at Straub for Dr. Matthew Pien, and later directly for Dr. Pien when he left to start his own practice. She eventually retired and soon after moved to Las Vegas with her husband to start a new adventure in her life. Mary Jane was very fond of animals, especially dogs. She started a dog sitting business which was much more of a passion than a job. It was very diffi cult for her to eventually have to give up this business and her furry clients. In Hawaii Mary Jane attended Hope Chapel Mililani Church, and in Las Vegas she attended Epic Church. Funeral services will be held at Borthwick Mortuary Mauka Chapel on November 18, 2014. The dress is casual or aloha attire. The family will be in the chapel from 9:30 AM, prior to services beginning at 10 AM. Lunch will follow at 11 AM. Burial will begin at 2 PM at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

VIRGINIA ANN ALFONSO

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

$nameVIRGINIA ANN ALFONSO Age 89, of Waipahu, HI, passed away October 12, 2014 in Waipahu. Born August 19, 1925 in Wailuku, Maui, HI. She is survived by sons, Alfred (Ladonna) Tabayoyon Jr., Marc Tabayoyon; daughters, Tanya Tabayoyon, Janis (John) Tanga; sister, Angela Bowen; 6 grand- children; 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Wednesday (Nov. 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

BERTRAM J. WONG

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

11-9 BERTRAM J. WONG new B&WBERTRAM J. WONG Bertram Jenkwai Wong transitioned to his “Next Adventure” on September 22, 2014 while residing at the Pohai Nani Care Center in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu on January 6, 1919, the second son of Arthur H.W. and Alice Tseu Wong. He is survived by his wife Janey Daniel Wong of Manchester, TN; sister Carol MacKenzie of Kailua; son Gregory Wong of Cary, NC; daughter Gloria (Russell) Mikami of Spokane, WA; son Barry Wong (Sherri Davis) of Santa Ana, CA; grandsons Andrew Mikami of Pullman, WA & Logan Davis of Tustin, CA; granddaughter Jerrin McHale of Tustin, CA, as well as nine nieces, nephews and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Donald Wong, and his sisters Leora Wong Zane and Felice Wong Kaulukukui. Bert was born in Kaimuki and lived in various locations throughout Oahu and Kauai. He graduated from Mid-Pacific Institute in Manoa and attended the University Hawaii. Prior to WWII, Bert started and ran a successful lunch wagon business at the Kaneohe Naval Air Station for several years. In 1946, he started his three-year stint with the US Army, serving at several bases in the South. Bert began his Civil Service career at Pearl Harbor as an apprentice pattern maker. At the height of the Vietnam War and looking for a new adventure, Bert moved his family to Guam in 1966; he retired from the US Naval Ship Repair Facility there in 1979. Bert and Janey moved to Manchester, TN in 1983, where he lived until his return to Hawaii in 2006. Bert had varied interests and was known for his ability to make or fix anything. His dedicated and zealous interest in natural health led him to publish a book, “The Truth about Healing”, in 1998. Bert also enjoyed his extensive travels around the world with his family. A memorial service celebrating Bert’s life will be held at Pohai Nani Retirement Community at 45-090 Namoku Street in Kaneohe at 11:00AM on Saturday, November 15, 2014. In lieu of flowers, Bert’s family would encourage donations in his memory to: Pohai Nani Care Center, 45-090 Namoku Street, Kaneohe, HI 96744.

ALLAN TAKEO IWAMOTO

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

ALLAN TAKEO IWAMOTO Age 69, youngest son of the late Mr. Robert and Mrs. Florence Iwamoto, Sr., founders of Robert’s Hawaii, passed away peacefully on October 10, 2014. Born in Lihue, Kauai, he retired from the family business on Oahu. Allan is survived by his beloved wife, Saiko; brothers, Robert (Arlene) Iwamoto, Jr. and Sonny Iwamoto; sisters, Arleen Contrades and Linda (Howard) Uohara and by his nephews and nieces. Visitation from 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 15, 2014, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; memorial service at 5:00 p.m. Aloha attire requested.

PETRA BAGASOL ALEGADO

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

PETRA BAGASOL ALEGADO Age 93, of Waipahu, HI, passed away October 20, 2014 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born October 17, 1921 in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son, Benjamin (Lydia) Alegado; daughter, Consuelo Regujus; sisters, Cresencia Alegado, Agustina Alegado, Adelaida Grande, Carmen Padayao, Emiliana (Santos) Gilbuela, Rosalina (Constancio) Padayao; 8 grandchildren; 14 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Friday (Nov. 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio.

MARTIN ALBOR SARAGENA

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

MARTIN ALBOR SARAGENA Age 80, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away October 14, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born January 30, 1934 in Argao, Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Timotea S. Saragena; sons, Reginaldo Saragena, Santos (Margie) Saragena, Martin (Victoria) Saragena; daughters, Lucia (Edgardo) Fuentes, Zenaida (William) Fajardo, Laurencia (Ellore) Domingo, Esther (Alberto) Sanchez; 16 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Friday (Nov. 14) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Casual Attire.

LORETTA “PEEP” ARNOLD, 80

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

LORETTA PEEP ARNOLD, 80 Loretta “Peep” Arnold, 80, of Honolulu, HI, a retired Accounts Payable Clerk with Punahou School, died in Aldie, Virginia, on October 19, 2014. Born in Honolulu, HI, she was the daughter of Archie Hoapili and Lorita Vida. She married her life-long husband and partner, the late Tom Arnold, on August 30, 1952, both of whom devoted their lives to their 4 children. Peep will be remembered for her infectious laugh, her ear-to-ear smile, and her rascal nature. She is survived by her children Jann (Scott) Crawford, Debbie (Kent) Staton, Lesly (Carl) Grunow, Tommy Arnold Jr., 6 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Services will be held in Hawaii in January.

JAMES LAWRENCE SANTOS

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

JAMES LAWRENCE SANTOS Age 74, of Kapolei, HI, passed away October 16, 2014 in Kaneohe. Born December 3, 1939 in Wailuku, Maui, HI. Retired Master Sergeant for the United States Army, also retired Civil Service Pearl Harbor. He is survived by companion, Francine M. Woodward; son, Lawrence N. (Angela) Santos; daughters, Jamye (Joseph) Simpson, Melani Santos; brother, Herbert (Violet) Santos; sister, Violet Wallace; 14 grand- children; 8 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Wednesday (Nov. 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m., Thursday (Nov. 13) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Casual Attire.

HAROLD EARL LOUIS, SR.

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

HAROLD EARL LOUIS, SR. Age 90, of Waianae, HI, passed away October 19, 2014 in Waianae. Born November 8, 1923 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by wife, Alberta K. Louis; sons, Harold (Peaches) Louis, Jr., Edward (Rona) Louis; daughters, Kathleen (Chris Brimage) Hopkins, Harolyn (Frank) Barnes; sister, Sophie Rosin; 16 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 7 great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Wednesday (Nov. 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m., Thursday (Nov. 13) at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual Attire.

MANUEL A. “MANNY” RITA

Posted On November 9th, 2014 -

$nameMANUEL A. MANNY RITA Age 67, of Lihue, Kauai, HI, passed away October 1, 2014 in Lihue. Born January 20, 1947 in Bukidnon, Mindanao, Philippines. A member of the Pentecostal Missionary Church of Christ (4th Watch) Kauai. He was a well-known auto mechanic and owned shops in Maili & Pearl City. He is survived by wife, Teresita D. Rita; daughters, Jessica D. (Neil) Preza, Erlinda D. Rita; sons, Wilson D. (Gina) Rita, Michael D. (Trudi) Rita, Manuel D. Rita Jr.; 19 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; Jaralba & Fista Family. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Thursday (Nov. 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Friday (Nov. 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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