Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

EDWIN T. HIRAI

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

EDWIN T. HIRAI HIRAI
Edwin Toshiharu Hirai, 70, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away April 26, 2013, with his wife and daughter by his bedside. Born April 6, 1943 in Honolulu to parents, the late Masamichi and Matsue Hirai. He is survived by his wife, Gayle T. Hirai, realtor associate with East Oahu Realty, and daughter Chanel A. (Hirai) Kipper, also a realtor associate with East Oahu Realty; and son-in-law, Dr. David Kipper, and his son, Sam Kipper. Surviving brothers: Walter T. (Ellen) Hirai, Francis S. Hirai. Deceased brothers: David, Frank and Stanley Hirai. Surviving sisters: June S. Hirai, Margaret Tom (Kenneth) and Eleanor Hirai-Marquez (Mark). Deceased sisters: Grace Gyotoku (Richard Gyotoku, deceased) and Vivian Hirai. Edwin was employed at Eastman Kodak/Qualex. He faithfully served for 40 years and retired in 2006. He was an avid reader, had an excellent memory, and a natural ability for remembering statistics from his favorite sports: boxing and football. He loved sharing facts and figures on a wealth of topics, and especially, tell stories and jokes to the sports teams he coached. He had a genuine love for people as evidenced by his unpretentious, forthright, and transparent personality. He had a knack for making strangers feel welcomed, accepted and comfortable. This truly was a gift from God. Visitation 4-6 p.m., Monday, June 3, at Diamond Head Mortuary. Celebration service at 6 p.m.

ALEXANDER ‘ROGIE’ BAGOR PARAGES

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

ALEXANDER ‘ROGIE’ BAGOR PARAGES Alexander “Rogie” Parages, 74 of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor Foreman (Shop 64) passed away peacefully with his Ohana by his side at Kuakini Medical Center on May 3, 2013. Known to many as “Rogie”, “Bobby”, “Bongo”, and will be truly missed. He was a man of few words; his smile was his biggest asset as he was respected and loved by all. His love for baseball in high school, Pearl Harbor Shipyard League and the Bar Leagues were proudly displayed by his many trophies as a 2nd baseman. After a romantic courtship with his loving wife, “May” they were blessed with 51 years. In his latter years, he became his granddaughters’ biggest fan and supporter as they lived up his dream as ball players. He will be remembered as raising ” Love Birds” and growing “Vegetables and Fruits”. He would spend hours on the computer researching everything about love birds and gardening from A to Z. He loved listening to Hawaiian music, singing and dancing and was a natural at making everyone laugh. He was a perfect example of someone “living it up, and enjoying life.” Survived by Wife, May; Daughter, Danette Kualapai (Kevin); Son, David Parages (Alli); Sisters, Genevieve Delos Santos, Lucia Benoza; Brother, Ronald Steven Parages (Estelle); Granddaughters; Kalena Kualapai, Kelia Wright, Kilikina Dickey, Kapua Kualapai and 11 Great Grandchildren and many aunties, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation and services will be held on June 1, 2013 at Hawaiian Memorial and will begin at 10:30am; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples at 2pm.

James Kaui Sr.

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

JAMES KAUI SR.
James “Jimmy” Lambert Kaui, Sr., 67, of Kapaa, Kauai, passed away at Home on May 12, 2013. Born on September 13, 1945 in Honolulu, army Veteran 1963-1970. Preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Augustina Kaui; and brother, Rufus “Boar” L. Kaui, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Lydia “Ahuna” Kaui; sons, James (Jolene) L. Kaui and Creighton (Tamara) K. Kaui; sisters, Linda (Albert) Genegabuas and Elaine Kaui; and four grandchildren. Visitation 9 am to 11 am, Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the Garden Island Mortuary. Service at 11am. Burial to follow at Kauai Veteran’s Cemetery.

ELSA KUULEI SABATE

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

ELSA KUULEI SABATE
Age 44, of Pearl City, HI, passed away May 8, 2013 in Aiea. Born October 19, 1968 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by parents, Jerry & Cammy Sabate; brother, Jeremy (Maire) Sabate; 2 nieces, 1 nephew; grandmother, Connie Estocondo; many uncles, aunts, cousins, and H & R Block Ohana. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 29) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 7:00 p.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Patrick Vanderford Markham

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

PATRICK VANDERFORD MARKHAM (77),
passed away at home in Fountain Valley, CA, on May 14, 2013, with his family by his side. Patrick was predeceased by his parents Clarence and Mabel Markham, his brother, Clarence Markham Jr. and son, Glenn Markham. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Emily, sons Bradford Markham, Van Markham, Patrick Markham Jr., Richard Markham, sisters Winifred Harris and Valerie Andrews, brother Marvin Markham (Sayoko) and several nieces, nephews and grand- children. On August 1st, 1935, Patrick was the 1st baby born in Damon Tract, Hon, HI. After graduating from St. Louis High School in1953, he joined the US Army and served in TX, KY and Germany. He returned to HI and drove the bus for HRT, then joined a construction firm in Kwajalein, and finally moved to CA to enjoy a successful career in the petroleum industry from which he retired in 1997. Patrick was a simple, caring and honest person, who practiced his faith in deeds rather than words. He was always available to extend a helping hand to anyone in need and was referred to by some in the neighborhood as “St Patrick”. He never turned anyone away. One individual commented, “Patrick is the only true Christian I’ve ever known”. He gave so much. Patrick, we were so lucky to have you. You will be missed by all the lives you’ve touched. Visitation and services will be held on June 10th, 8:30am at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Burial to follow at 10am, Hawaii State Veteran’s Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.

HOXIE, BETTY MAE

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

HOXIE, BETTY MAE
(05/26/24 – 04/05/13) Betty Mae (Rapoza) Hoxie was a beloved family member and friend, born in Honolulu, Hawaii to John Rapoza and Laura (Pinto) Rapoza. She married Clarence Parker Hoxie in 1949 and resided in Chula Vista, CA. Betty is survived by sons Michael M. and Robert H., daughter-in-law Joanne, grand- children Theresa and Robby and four great grand-daughters Chloee, Haylee, Madison and Ariyah. A private family gathering was held in Las Vegas, NV on 05/26/13 in honor of her 89 years.

FELIZA GLORIA LAGAZO TAGAVILLA

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

FELIZA GLORIA LAGAZO TAGAVILLA Age 87, of Honolulu, HI, passed away April 26, 2012 in Honolulu. Born February 21, 1926, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She had a bachelors degree in education from the Far Eastern University, Manila Philippines. A member of St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Honolulu. She is survived by daughter, Emma Corazon Tagavilla; sons, Anthony “Tony” (Cindy) Tagavilla, Salvador (Gretchen) Tagavilla, Christopher “Vito” (Jeri) Tagavilla; sister, Juanita “Aning” (Flor) Labuguen of Lihue; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Friday (May 31) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 7:00 p.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. Saturday (June 1) at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

HOWARD KIYOUMI USHIJIMA

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

HOWARD KIYOUMI USHIJIMA Age 96, of Aiea, HI, passed away April 18, 2013 in Kapolei. Born November 15, 1916 in Wahiawa, HI. He was a member of the Aiea Hongwanji. Previously worked for the Wahiawa Distributors and the State of Hawaii. He is survived by spouse, Hishiko Ushijima; sons, Bobby (Iris) Ushijima, Ronald (Carol) Ushijima; daughters, Catherine Kaneshiro, Joyce (Lawrence) Takata; sisters, Ethel Hironaka of WA, Merle Ragasa of WA, Kimiyo Koyamatsu, Shizue Tan of CA; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday (May 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

MIYUKI PUCKETT

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

MIYUKI PUCKETT
Age 82, of Mililani, HI, passed away April 26, 2013 in Mililani. Born February 9, 1931 in Okawa, Fukuoka, Japan. The first Japanese national licensed as a broker with 45 years experience in Hawaii, CCIM, CIPS, CRS, GRI who worked at Summit Realty, Aiea. Served as the National Association of Realtors liason to Japan. An active member of Nagasaki Ken Jin Kai. She is survived by son, Fukuyuki (Julie) Puckett; daughter, Leslie Rumiko (Wayne) Lewis; sister, Hiroko Contreras; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (May 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

FIDEL RAMIRO CADELINIA

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

FIDEL RAMIRO CADELINIA
Age 83, of Waipahu, HI, passed away April 19, 2013 in Aiea. Born April 22, 1929 in Brgy 31, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He retired as a controller from the Philippine Air Force. He also worked in the City & County of Honolulu, and the Wackenhut Security Agency. He is survived by spouse, Soledad S. Cadelinia; sons, Romeo Cadelinia, Joel Cadelinia; daugthers, Juliet Cadelinia, Edna (Jhun) Mateo, Jennifer (Guy) Takakil; brother, Maximo “Arte” Cadelinia; 8 grand- children; many nephews & nieces. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (May 30) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday (May 31) at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flower Welcome.

ROBERT “BOB” O. DAME

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

ROBERT BOB O. DAME 92, died peacefully on May 14, 2013 at the Pohai Nani Care Center in Kaneohe. Bob was born on October 2, 1920 in Garden City, Long Island, New York to Frank L. and Mary Elizabeth (Elvidge) Dame. His two older brothers, Frank E. Dame and Edward L. Dame, predeceased him. Bob graduated from Garden City High and Cornell University (’42), and later received his MA degree in engineering from Stanford (’47), where he met his future wife, Jacklyn Hogan. He served in the Pacific during WWII as a civilian engineer with US military forces. After the war, Bob lived in S. California, where he worked for Bendix Corp, developing air-to-air missiles. His six children were born there. In 1960, he transferred to work at the Pacific Missile Range at Kaneohe Marine Base, settling with Jackie and the children in nearby Kailua. Bob was an avid runner and tennis player. He was president of the Kailua Racket Club and the Hawaii Tennis Assoc. He started his own tennis court construction and lighting company. He began running in 1970, often jogging on the streets and beaches of Kailua and Lanikai. He ran many road races, including the New York and Honolulu Marathons. Bob is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jackie; 6 children: Wendy, Peggy, Bart, Lauren, Libby, and Alison; 4 grand- children: Garrett and Lea Eaton, Alison and David Dame-Boyle; a niece, Burnley Dame and a nephew, Frank L. Dame, Jr. A private service will be held.

ALEXANDER ‘ROGIE’ BAGOR PARAGES

Posted On May 26th, 2013 -

ALEXANDER ‘ROGIE’ BAGOR PARAGES
Alexander “Rogie” Parages, 74 of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor Foreman (Shop 64) passed away peacefully with his Ohana by his side at Kuakini Medical Center on May 3, 2013. Known to many as “Rogie”, “Bobby”, “Bongo”, and will be truly missed. He was a man of few words; his smile was his biggest asset as he was respected and loved by all. His love for baseball in high school, Pearl Harbor Shipyard League and the Bar Leagues were proudly displayed by his many trophies as a 2nd baseman. After a romantic courtship with his loving wife, “May” they were blessed with 51 years. In his latter years, he became his granddaughters’ biggest fan and supporter as they lived up his dream as ball players. He will be remembered as raising ” Love Birds” and growing “Vegetables and Fruits”. He would spend hours on the computer researching everything about love birds and gardening from A to Z. He loved listening to Hawaiian music, singing and dancing and was a natural at making everyone laugh. He was a perfect example of someone “living it up, and enjoying life.” Survived by Wife, May; Daughter, Danette Kualapai (Kevin); Son, David Parages (Alli); Sisters, Genevieve Delos Santos, Lucia Benoza; Brother, Ronald Steven Parages (Estelle); Granddaughters; Kalena Kualapai, Kelia Wright, Kilikina Dickey, Kapua Kualapai and 11 Great Grandchildren and many aunties, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation and services will be held on June 1, 2013 at Hawaiian Memorial and will begin at 10:30am; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples at 2pm.

MARGARET (PEGGY) DEAN FROOME

Posted On May 25th, 2013 -

MARGARET (PEGGY) FROOME
Mrs. Margaret (Peggy) Froome passed away peacefully in her Kailua home on May 3, 2013, a few weeks shy of her 98th birthday. Born and raised in Walnut Creek California, she moved to Oahu in 1941. Peggy married Bill Froome in 1947 and raised their family in Kailua. She is survived by her beloved children Nancy Powell, Dean Froome and Cindy Fragale and grandchildren, Rhiannon, Matthew and Wendy. Her passion focused on painting, gardening, flower arranging and sailing. She was President and Board member of Lanikai/Kailua Outdoor Circle, member of Waikiki, Hawaii and Kaneohe Yacht Clubs, Outrigger Canoe Club, Kailua Historical Society and Kaikala Investment Club. She exemplified the aloha spirit with a quick smile and boundless gifts of flower arrangements. A Celebration of Life is scheduled June 9, 3:00pm in her garden. Contributions may be made to Lanikai/Kailua Outdoor Circle.

YOSHIKO TAKARA

Posted On May 25th, 2013 -

YOSHIKO TAKARA Age 93, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 6, 2013 in Honolulu. Born October 11, 1919 in Okinawa, Japan. Yoshiko was a member of Kaimuki Evangelical Church & member of Oruko Aza Jin Kai Club. She was formerly employed by Kaimuki Inn. She is survived by children, Kathie (David) Takara, Eleanor Yamauchi, Joyce (Ralph) Ganeko, Janet (Fred) Nishihira, Ethel Motooka, Lawrence (Jeanne) Takara, Suzanne (Henry) Urada, Amy Arakaki, Caroline (Stephen) Odo; 27 grandchildren; 47 great-grand- children; 4 great-great-grand- children. Private Services held.

MARIO NAVALTA NOVELOSO

Posted On May 25th, 2013 -

MARIO NAVALTA NOVELOSO Age 52, of Aiea, HI, passed away April 17, 2013 in Aiea. Born March 10, 1961 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by sons, Alex Noveloso, Cyrus Noveloso; daughter, Carina Noveloso; mother, Perpetua N. Noveloso. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (May 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (May 29) at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church (99-312 Moanalua Rd., Aiea); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

SUE “CHUBBY” SUMAKO TORRES

Posted On May 25th, 2013 -

SUE CHUBBY SUMAKO TORRES Age 83 of Aiea, HI, passed away April 28, 2013 in Aiea. Born June 9, 1929 in Lawai, Kauai, HI. Retired from Honolulu Ford. She is survived by companion, Masahiro Ando; sons, Dennis (Cheryl) Torres, Keith (Rebecca) Torres, Robert (Patti) Torres; daughters, Gail Torres, Karen (Shenandoah) Torres; 17 grand- children, 15 great-grandchildren; brothers, Joe Tadayoshi (Sakiko) Miyahara, Mike Mitsuru (Hiroko) Miyahara, Donald Iwao Miyahara; sisters, Fujie “Fuzzy” Wada, Shileko “Suzie” Fukunaga. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (May 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

GENOVEVA BALLESTEROS ARIOS

Posted On May 25th, 2013 -

GENOVEVA BALLESTEROS ARIOS Age 87, of Honolulu, passed away April 16, 2013 in Honolulu. Born January 3, 1926 in Biding, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, P.I. Retired from Dee Lite Bakery. She is survived by sons, Jose (Delia) B. Arios Jr., Alejo (Josie) B. Arios; daughters, Premia (William) Gorgonio, Luzviminda (Lenny) A. Villanueva; sisters, Maria Pascual, Lydia (Francisco, Jr.) Calderon; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grand- children; 5 great-great-grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Friday 5/31 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday 6/1 at Our Lady of the Mount Church, 1614 Monte St., Program 9:00 a.m. Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

TSURU IKEMURA

Posted On May 24th, 2013 -

Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary TSURU IKEMURA Age 80, of Honolulu died April 29, 2013 at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina, Maui and was a retired baker. He is survived by his nephews Raymond, Ronald and Dennis Mayehara; nieces Deanna Tenma, Donna Mayehara, Marsha Kaitoku, Sharleen Hiraoka and Carole Kuwazaki; 5 grandnieces, 2 grand- nephews, 3 great-grandnieces and 5 great-grandnephews. A private service was held.

MYRTLE WILLIAMSON KIM

Posted On May 24th, 2013 -

MYRTLE WILLIAMSON KIM
Age 83, of Kamuela, Hawaii, passeda way May 10, 2013 at Ann Pearl Nursing Facility in Kaneohe. Born December 25, 1929 in District of Ewa, Hawaii. Daughter of James H. & Margret S. Williamson. Loving and Caring Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great grand- mother, Great Great Grand- mother, Sister, Sister-in-law & Aunt. She lived and loved with Gods Blessing, for her Husband of 62 yrs., 5 children, grandchildren & great grand- children and everyone in her life. Mom passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family. No monetary condolences. She is survived by beloved/ devoted husband, Walter S. M. Kim; sons, Gregory D. (BJ) Kim, Eric (Mela) Kim, Jason (Robin) Kim; daughters, Denise (Dennis) Kim-Chaffin, Melissa (Clyde) Kim; sister, Mildred Perkins; brother-in-law, Frank Kahoohanohano; 28 grand- children; 27 great-grand- children; 1 great-great-grand- child; numerous nephew, nieces and all other family members. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Wednesday 5/29 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Inurnment 2:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha Attire.

SAKIKO “AUNTY KI” OKAMOTO

Posted On May 24th, 2013 -

SAKIKO AUNTY KI OKAMOTO 98, of Honolulu, passed away May 16, 2013 at Kuakini Medical Center. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sisters, Fumiko Harada, Ruth Kimura, Mabel Kuba, Muriel (Robert) Amano; sister-in-laws, Karen Okamoto, Eleanor “Sluggo” Okamoto; nieces and nephews; Memorial service 5 p.m. Tuesday May 28, 2013 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; No flowers. Casual attire.

NARIO “SERIONG” BUMANGLAG BUMANGLAG

Posted On May 24th, 2013 -

NARIO SERIONG BUMANGLAG BUMANGLAG Age 78, of Waialua, HI, passed away April 20, 2013, in Wahiawa. Born May 28, 1934 in Puzol, Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Mililani Town Association as a maintenance man. Member of Badoc Pinili Aid Association. He is survived by wife, Cita S. Bumanglag; son, Herbert (Leni) Bumanglag; brother, Rod (Juana) Bumanglag; sisters, Andrea Bumanglag, Beatriz Coloma, Valeriana Coloma, Elena (Jimmy) Coloma; 2 granddaughters. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (May 29) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday (May 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

SHIRO SAWAI

Posted On May 23rd, 2013 -

SHIRO SAWAI Age 85, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away April 24, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born July 9, 1927 in Kipapa, Honolulu. He is survived by son, Ryan (Bridget) Sawai; daughter, Lisa Sawai; brothers, Kiyoto Sawai, Satoru (Barbara) Sawai, Mamoru Sawai; sisters, Mitsuru Sawa, Sumako Sawai, Chikako (Yoshitsugu) Nishimura; grand- child, Jessica Sawai. Private Services were held. No monetary gifts.

Francis Emory “Buddy” Oliveira

Posted On May 23rd, 2013 -

FRANCIS EMORY “BUDDY” OLIVEIRA
Passed away on May 5, 2013 at the age of 86. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Leilani W. and was extremely proud of his three children Brigadier Gen. Bruce Emory (Jeanne) Hon., Kay Haunani Lipps (Dan) Hon., and Brian Francis (Celeste) of LA. He adored his eight grandchildren Natasha Martens (Carey) WA, Brittany Nikolic (David) WI, Bronson Oliveira LA, Trixee Tsuji TX, 2nd Lt. Cean Oliveira GA, Keliko Oliveira UNLV, C’era Oliveira USD, and Taylor Tsuji UO and his three greatgrandchildren Shaelyn and Aurelia Martens and George Nikolic. Also surviving him is his sister, Jean O. Bowen (J. Adrian) CA. Buddy participated in track and football while in high school and college and was on the US Army track team, coached the Fort Shafter Commandoes Football Team and served as assistant track coach at Waipahu HS, Kailua HS, and University HS. As a member of the US Army, he served from 1945-46, 1947-51 UH ROTC, and 1951-61 US Army Reserves, 442 Inf. Regt. A graduate of the Univ. of Hawaii, he earned a B.A in Business and Master’s in Elem. Educ. and Administration. Professionally, Buddy was a teacher then principal at Nimitz Elem., Halawa Kai Elem., Barber’s Point Elem., Waipahu High, Lana’i Elem. and High, Aliamanu Elem., Aiea Inter., Kalani High, Roosevelt High, Jefferson Elem. and Orthopedic Unit, Booth Memorial for Young Mothers and Shriners Hospital. He retired from the DOE in 1980 then joined the State House of Representatives Sgt. Of Arms staff. His final retirement came in 1987 as Lecturer in the UH College of Education. Never lacking for something to do, Buddy had been active with the Lana’i City Lions, the East Hon. Rotary Club, the Honolulu Elks, Central YMCA Board of Managers,Waikiki Comm. Center, was a charter member of the Moanalua Lions and most recently active with the American Cancer Society. An avid golfer, Buddy was a charter member of Moanalua Golf Club. Following retirement, he and his wife moved to Volcano, Hi where he enjoyed playing at the Volcano Golf Club, gardening and receiving visits by friends and family for 20 years. Health needs brought him back to Honolulu where he could enjoy his family even more. Nothing was closer to his heart than his family. We’ll miss his pleasant disposition, ready smile, intelligence, humor, generosity and unconditional love of life and family.

JOSE MARIANO QUINTAL

Posted On May 23rd, 2013 -

JOSE MARIANO QUINTAL Age 67, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away May 7, 2013 in Ewa. Born August 19, 1945 in Caoayan Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Was employed at Lenox Metals at Campbell Industrial Park and Oahu Sugar Company. He is survived by sisters, Leti Quintal, Alletha (Henry) Oliva; brothers, Pete (Cynthia) Quintal Sr, Abraham (Yolanda) Quintal. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (May 28) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church; (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

AMY K. MISHINA

Posted On May 23rd, 2013 -

AMY K. MISHINA Age 80, of Aiea, HI, passed away May 3, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born May 6, 1932 in Honolulu, HI. A retired civil service employee at Hickam Air Force Base. She is survived by son, Scott Mishina of San Francisco, CA; daughter, Hope Hipskind of Antioch, CA; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, George Fujioka; sister, Grace Magsayo of CA. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Sunday (May 26) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu) Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

FLORDELINO BALOCON TAGAMA

Posted On May 23rd, 2013 -

FLORDELINO BALOCON TAGAMA Age 87, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away April 17, 2013 in Aiea. Born March 9, 1926 in Ewa. Retired from Oahu Sugar Co. He is survived by wife, Magdalena T. Tagama; sons, Herly (Emyline) Tagama, Billy (Maryline) Tagama, Danny (Sophie) Tagama; daughters, Estelita (Reynold) Cadiz, Emelda Salvador, Myrna Tagama; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grand- children; sister, Rosalinda Nebres. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (May 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

EDITH MADDAGAN SAGISI JAMON

Posted On May 23rd, 2013 -

EDITH MADDAGAN SAGISI JAMON Age 68, of Waipahu, HI, passed away April 14, 2013 in Las Vegas. Born June 16, 1944 in Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines. Edith was a member of the Resurrection of The Lord Catholic Church. She is survived by sons, Les R. Sagisi & Stephanie Nash of NV, Jerome Sagisi & Karen Salgado of NV; daughter, Elaine Sagisi Stone (Kanani Stone); sisters, Tita Maddagan of CA, Susana Fronda of CA, Yolanda Cadavona of CA; brother, Tony Maddagan of TN; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (May 28) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (May 29) at Resurrection of The Lord Church (94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu); Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Cherry Lou Jeong

Posted On May 22nd, 2013 -

CHERRY LOU JEONG of Kailua, Hawaii, passed away May 13, 2013 in Queens Hospital. Born July 20, 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio. A 1960 graduate of Independence High and BA in 1964 from Otterbein College. Cherry was a retired elementary teacher with the State of Hawaii. She is survived by husband, David Jeong; son Trenton Jeong/wife Christal Jeong and granddaughters Riley and Haley. Cherry was the perfect, genteel, seraphic wife of 46 years. The world’s greatest mother, “Bestest Popo” and a true beacon of light in our lives and others. Visitations will begin 9am Saturday, (May 25) at Kailua United Methodist Church. Service at 11am with lunch to follow. In lieu of gifts and flowers, all donations will be given to charitable non-profit organizations.

Betty Harue Samori

Posted On May 22nd, 2013 -

BETTY HARUE SAMORI 95, of Waipio Gentry, passed away peacefully at home on May 4, 2013. She was born Betty Harue Takabayashi and lived most of her life in Honolulu. She leaves behind husband Kenneth, son Ronald (Henrietta), daughter Sandra, son Alan, grandson Alexander, granddaughter Shelby Ann, and sisters Elaine Uchida and Nancy Emiliano. Betty was homemaker and nurturer with endless gentle patience and love. She helped to provide a loving environment for her family, and thru daycare for several generations of nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed. Private services.

JOHN L. GILBERT

Posted On May 22nd, 2013 -

JOHN L. GILBERT Age 82 of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 17 in Honolulu. He was born in Brisbane, Australia. He spent his career in the reinsurance industry as President of John Gilbert Intermediary Group in NYC and previously Vice President at AIG in NYC. In Hawaii he served as President of the Australian American Chamber of Commerce and a board member of DTRIC Insurance, and he was a member of the Honolulu Lawn Bowls Club. He was an avid rugby player and life saver in his youth and a passionate world traveller throughout his life. He is survived by his wife Chizumi Gilbert of Honolulu, two sons Sean and Giles Gilbert of Massachusetts and New Jersey, two daughters Samantha Gilbert and Sydney Werner of NYC and Rhode Island, a sister Gloria Williams of Brisbane, Australia and eight grand- children. Funeral services Friday noon, Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace, 1184 Bishop St, Honolulu. No flower arrangements.


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