Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Margarita D. Arquines

Posted On June 8th, 2016 -

MARGARITA D. ARQUINES Age 90, of Honolulu, passed away May 7, 2016 in Honolulu. Born October 17, 1925 in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A retired Hale Nani housekeeper. She is survived by sons, Jose (Estrella) Arquines, Fernando (Sophia) Arquines, Manolito (Carmen) Arquines, Reynaldo (Amparo) Arquines, Reynato (Susan) Arquines, Salvador (Marissa) Arquines, Florante (Gloria) Arquines; brother, Antonio Delos Santos; 21 Grandchildren; 2 Great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:00 PM Sunday June 12 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 6:00 PM. Visitation also 10:00 AM Monday June 13 at Co-Cathedral of St. Teresa, 712 N. School St., Mass 11:00 AM. Burial 12:30 PM at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Patricia Ann Lupton

Posted On June 8th, 2016 -

PATRICIA ANN LUPTON Patricia Ann Lupton, 68, passed unexpectedly on May 4 at her home in Astoria,Oregon. Patti grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter of Captain and Mrs. Allyn Cole Jr. who preceded her in death. Patti was survived by her daughter, Catherine & grandchildren, Robert and Noelle. Please help us celebrate Patti's life by donating in her name to Sisters of the Road,


Posted On June 8th, 2016 -

GERALDINE GERIE DE LA CERNA NAVARRO Age 64, of Aiea, HI, passed away May 16, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born July 10, 1951 in Wahiawa, HI. She retired from Oceanic Cable TV. She is survived by husband, Recalte D. Navarro, Jr.; daughters, Germaine Renee, Nicole Desiree; brother, Randall Senas; sisters, Gloria Pena-Ojeda, Marvelyn Catekista. Private services held.

Theresa Rose Gouveia Mercado

Posted On June 8th, 2016 -

THERESA ROSE GOUVEIA MERCADO Daughter of John Gouveia & Rose Supabedea. Born on 11/2/1940 Departed on 5/19/2016 Is survived by the love of her life Martin Tadlas; Sisters Marcy Toro & Emily Relell; Brother Albert Gouveia; 3 Sons John, Richard & Anthony Mercado; 1 Daughter Donna Semorile; 13 grandchildren & 16 great grand- children. Services will be held at Sub land beach in Nanakuli Time 10:30 AM No flowers Please.


Posted On June 7th, 2016 -

BEN EIGO HIMEDA Age 69, of Pearl City, HI, passed away April 19, 2016 in Aiea, HI. Born May 3, 1946 in Wahiawa, HI. He is survived by wife, Gladys Himeda; son, Mark Himeda; daughter, Gwen (Dan) Dufault; sister, Judy Takamoto; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (June 11) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; memorial service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

May Freeth Borthwick

Posted On June 6th, 2016 -

$nameMAY EVELYN KUIKALONO FREETH BORTHWICK AUGUST 14, 1928 - APRIL 15, 2016 May Freeth Borthwick passed away on April 15, 2016 in Honolulu Hawai'i. Born to Evelyn Kawahinemakai Clark Freeth and William Douglas Freeth in Halawa Valley Moloka'i on August 14, 1928. She is survived by her husband William Mendel Borthwick, sons, Blair and Douglas Borthwick and daughter Karen Schenk, 7 granddaughters, and 7 great- grandchildren. May was a graduate of Roosevelt High School class of 1946 and attended University of Hawai'i at Manoa where she was an all star swimmer under coach Sakamoto. A hula dancer since the age of two; May danced and taught at the Betty Lei Hula Shop in Waikiki. May was a pa'u rider and rode in more than 14 Kamehameha Day Parades and Aloha Week Parades. She loved golf and was a Life Master of Duplicate Bridge. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday June 16, 2016 from 4:00PM-6:00PM at O'ahu Country Club (150 Country Club Road Honolulu Hawai'i 96817).


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameWALTER ALLAN RIVERA Age 34, of Waianae, HI, passed away April 29, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born May 29, 1981 in Honolulu, HI. He was a service attendant for Servco Toyota in Mapunapuna. He is survived by mother, Consolacion G. Rivera; brother, Cosme (Violeta) Rivera; sister, Norma (Ernest) Asuncion. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (June 11) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City); mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

JOHN MONIZ It is with a heavy heart that we announce that John Moniz, born in Paia, Maui on February 14, 1931, passed away at the age of 85, on May 18, 2016, due to pneumonia, after many years of living with Alzheimer's Disease. An outstanding athlete and graduate of Baldwin High School in 1950, John was then drafted into the Army and served in Korea from 1951-1952, and was awarded a Purple Heart. He then attended Santa Rosa Junior College, where he met Marlene Goldbeck. They were married in 1958, and returned to Hawaii to live. John worked for Aloha Airlines in Honolulu as a Terminal Agent. After retirement, they moved to Riverbank, and then Lincoln, California. John enjoyed bowling, coaching Little League baseball, and supporting the SF Giants and the 49ers. John is preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 57 years, Marlene, sons Jeffrey (Sue), Mike (Sandy), and daughter Marcie Schwarz (Patrick), grandchildren Ryan and Chad Moniz, Chris and Emily Schwarz, and Kristin Moniz, and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held at the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park in Kaneohe, Hawaii, on July 9, 2016 at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer's Association.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameKAIPOLEIMANU BOBBIE ILONA KAMAKA Age 41, of Waianae, HI, passed away April 10, 2016 in Waianae. Born December 2, 1974 in Honolulu, HI. She was employed at Big City Diners, Kailua. She is survived by mother, Sherlene "Paco" Kamaka; brothers, Jonah (Billie-Jo) Hoopili, McLoyde Kamaka; step brothers, Solomon (Ahlan) Wong, Nathaniel Kamaka, Wilfred Jr. Kamaka. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday (June 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:30 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Gail Moffat Hudson

Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameGAIL MOFFAT HUDSON Gail Moffat Hudson, 77, of Honolulu, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at home surrounded by her loving family. Survived by her husband, Phillip B. Olsen, Capt. USAF (ret), her brother John R. Moffat (Karen Learner), and several nieces and nephews, and great- nieces and -nephews. Celebration of Life Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 2016 at the Thurston Memorial Chapel at Punahou School. Service: 1 p.m. with light refreshments to follow at the Punahou Chapel Courtyard. No Flowers.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

THOMAS KAHALEKOA TODD 81, of Honolulu, retired sales manager for Sears, passed away May 5, 2016 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was born in Nawiliwili, Kauai. Survived by wife, Florence; son, Thomas; daughter, Deirdre Collins; three grandchildren, Troy, Tyler and Tanner; brother, Ronald; sister, Evelyn Soares of San Diego, CA. Visitation 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday June 7, 2016 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Burial at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at a later date. Casual attire.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameDEMETRIO LARRY DILIA ABALOS Age 93, of Honolulu, passed away May 10, 2016 in Honolulu. Born December 20, 1922 in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired Plumber for the Federal Government. He is survived by wife, Herminia Abalos; sons, Larry Abalos, Jerry (Lonnie) Abalos, Edward (Bambi) Abalos; daughters, Sharlene (John) Neal, Lorna (Albert) Dicus, Leona Abalos; 16 grandchildren; 24 great- grandchildren; 5 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 AM Wednesday June 8 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 11:00 AM. Committal Service 2:00 PM at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Candace Dawn Fenander

Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

CANDACE DAWN FENANDER In memory of his wife, Candace Dawn Fenander, her husband, Ken Fenander wishes to thank all her friends who took part in her celebration of life. He also wishes to thank all those who gave to Hospice Hawaii in her memory so that others may find peace in those final days. She passed away peacefully in her sleep after a short and painless final period under the care of Hospice Hawaii. May she always be remembered as she was in life, through the years to come, and let those thoughts be of joy and happiness. Lovingly, her husband Ken Fenander.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameJANE AYALA RAPOZO Age 100, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 25, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born March 6, 1916 in North Kohala, HI. She was a retired seamstress for Kahala Sportswear. She is survived by son, Clyde (Maria) Rapozo; brother, Ernest (Olivia) Ayala; 2 grandchildren. Private services to be held. Any questions, call (808) 989-5563.

Tomiko Salz

Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameTOMIKO TOMI SALZ Tomiko "Tomi" Salz, 87, of Honolulu, owner of Salz Lock & Safe, passed away May 12, 2016. Born in Osaka, Japan to parents Tamijiro Kobayashi and Fushiko Kamemoto. Tomi was always living life to the fullest and she exuded happiness and had a wonderful smile that could light up a room. She is survived by her sons, Max Salz (Liz), Joe Salz (Tina), daughter, Linda Salz-Goto (Frank), grandchildren, Michael Goto, Clarissa Salz, brother, Shozo Kobayashi and two beloved cats, Samantha and Korokoro. Tomi was also a beloved "Calabash" Grandma and Auntie to many. She is preceded in death by spouse, Herm Salz and by son, David Salz. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Visitation will be from 9:30AM-10:30AM, with a memorial service and reception to follow on the premises. Interment will be held on June 13, 2016 at 2:00PM at the Hawaii State Veteran's Cemetery, Kaneohe Hawaii. Casual Attire. No Flowers.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameGLENN MITSUYUKI MASUDA Age 65, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 12, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born April 22, 1951 in Waipahu, HI. He was a retired electrician. He is survived by daughters, Trisha Masuda, Sherry (Chester) Cabus; brother, Burt (Joy) Masuda; companion, Gladys Higa. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Thursday (June 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 6:00 p.m. Casual attire.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameMORITADA MAESHIRO Age 96, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away April 22, 2016 in Pearl City, Hawaii. Born February 25, 1920, in Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by brother, Shige (Charlotte) Mayeshiro; Nieces and Nephews; Grandnieces and Grandnephews. Private Services were held.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameLORENZO LARRY DATANAGAN Age 91, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away May 7, 2016 in Ewa Beach. Born September 5, 1924 in Honolulu, HI. Retired dock fueler at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and a United States Army veteran serving in Guadalcanal. He is survived by son, Michael (Cynthia) Datanagan; daughters, Roselinda (Danny) Chock, Huberta Rivera; brother, Victoriano Datanagan; sisters, Mercedes Efhan, Lourdes Corpuz; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 4 great- great- grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Thursday (June 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 11:00 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameEUNICE BOW CHUN HO Eunice Bow Chun Ho, 96 of Kaimuki, who owned and operated Ho's Kitchenette in Chinatown, died at home on Saturday, May 21, 2016. She was the wife of Richard Y.C. Ho who preceded her in death in August 1956. Her son, Leonard Ho also preceded her in death in April 2003. Born in Honolulu, she was the daughter of the late Ping Wo and Fu Kwai Au. She is survived by sons, Gordon, Norman and Harrison, daughter Patricia Dixon, brother Herbert Au, sisters Ruby Chung, Henrietta Yamamoto, and Ellen Wong and 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Services will be at Diamond Head Mortuary on Monday, 13 June 2016. 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Viewing, 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM Services. Aloha attire and no flowers.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameMATSUE SHIMABUKURO Age 99, of Aiea, HI, passed away May 3, 2016 in Aiea, HI. Born September 18, 1916 in Waianae, HI. She is survived by sons, Richard (Charlotte) Shimabukuro, Brian Shimabukuro, Glenn (Sandy) Shimabukuro; brothers, Edwin (Mary) Nakasone, Walter Nakasone, James (Norma) Nakasone; sisters, Nancy Blalock, Marian Iha; 4 grandchildren; 7 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (June 9) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; memorial service 10:00 a.m. No Koden (Monetary Offerings).


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

BARBARA F. FUNAMURA Barbara F. Funamura of Koloa passed away at the age of 78 on May 12, 2016 at home. She was born in Lihue on April 1, 1938 and was a nutritionists and entrepreneur as well as the originator of the "spam musubi." She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Hanako Fujita; sons, Stanley and Daniel Funamura II; and sister Lurene Ota. Barbara is survived by her husband, Dan Funamura; son, Mark of Koloa; daughter, Joni (Rodney) Funamura-Sasil of Lihue; grand-daughter, Justice Funamura-Sasil of Lihue; brother, Calvin (Arlene) Fujita of Wailua; sister, Linda Fujita of Honolulu; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A Celebration of Barbara's Life will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Hanapepe Hongwanji. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with services to follow at 11 o'clock. Casual attire is suggested and flowers are being declined. Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$namePEDRENO ANDRES EBOS Pedreno "Pete" "Peewee" Ebos 84 an Army Veteran, passed away in Waimanalo April 19, 2016. Served in the Army Military for over 20 years. Did 5-Tours in the Vietnam War. Retired from Kaneohe Family Quarters. Self Help Store (civilian workforce) Worker in KMCB in 1989. His father Hermogenes and mother Martha along with his brother Maximo are deceased. He is survived by his wife Kiyo; sons Reginald, Peter; daughter Judy "June" Raposas Torado; sisters Prudilisa "Lisa" Tacbas, Katherine "Kay" Duncan Sr., Corina "Carol" Cordova, Rosa "Rose" Heavey Merina "Rina" Wescott and numerous cousins, nephews, nieces including 3-grandchildrens, 4 great-grandchildrens. Visitations Saturday June 11, 2016. Open viewing 9:00 a.m. Service at 10:00 a.m. Held at the Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel. Addition Visitation Tuesday June 14, 2016. Promptly at 1:00 p.m. Held at the Hawaiian Veteran's Cemetery with Military Honors. Niche service follows. Casual Attire. Leis welcome in Lieu of Floral arrangements.

Louis A. Tepedino

Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameLOUIS A. TEPEDINO Louis A. Tepedino, 99 and a Pearl Harbor Survivor, passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 11, 2016 at Arden Courts of Annandale, VA. Born in 1917, in Brooklyn, NY, the second youngest of 13 children, Mr. Tepedino moved to Honolulu, HI, in 1941. He was married to Mary Luis Tepedino from 1967 until her death in March of 2000. Although they had no children of their own, they were loved and respected by 32 nieces and nephews, 29 of whom survive his passing. An avid reader, Mr. Tepedino acquired an extensive education through job-related college courses, and personal research. In 1941, at Pearl Harbor, Mr. Tepedino began his more than 40-year career as a U.S. Navy Civilian employee, rising from Laborer status to GS 13. Having moved to the DC area in 1959, he lived in Oxon Hill, MD, and was a Systems Analyst in the Navy's Bureau of Yards and Docks, Alexandria, VA, when he retired. He was commended for his job performance many times throughout his career and was Hawaii's Federal Employee of the Year on multiple occasions. However, he was most proud of the citation for his actions during and in the aftermath of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. As one of his last official actions, he authored a part of the official Navy history of the Bureau of Yards and Docks. On June 5, 2016, 5:00 to 7:00 PM: there will be a viewing and prayer service at Adams-Green Funeral Home, 721 Elden St. Herndon VA. Mr. Tepedino will be buried next to his wife, Mary, in Diamond Head Memorial Park, Honolulu, HI, on June 10, 2016, following a viewing at 11:00 and a 11:30 Funeral Mass both at St. Patrick Catholic Church.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameBENJAMIN PENI FAILAUTUSI Age 39, of Waianae, HI, passed away May 14, 2016 in Waianae. Born October 10, 1976 in Honolulu, HI. He was an avid fisherman. He is survived by parents, Uiliperefoti Sr. & Rosemary Failautusi; brothers, Uiliperefoti "Willy" (Darnell) Failautusi, Jr., John Failautusi; nephews & nieces. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (June 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Scattering of ashes 7:30 am Saturday (June 25) at "Track Beach," Waianae.


Posted On June 5th, 2016 -

$nameNATHAN CUZ KIM Nathan J. Kim, 51, of Las Vegas, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on Sunday, March 20, 2016. He was a 1982 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Nathan was a former member of the Hawaii Army National Guard, an avid bodyboarder and skier, and he loved to travel. For the last twelve years he was a bartender at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas. He is survived by his wife, Rossana Kim, mother, Yoshiko Kim, brother Mirio Whitley, as well as many cousins, family members and friends from Hawaii and Las Vegas who loved him very much and will miss him dearly. A Celebration of Life will be held for him on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the John A. Burns Hall on the grounds of the Keehi Lagoon Memorial Park, 2685 North Nimitz Highway. Reception will begin at 9:00 a.m. Service will be at 10:00 a.m. with luncheon to follow. Although lunch will be catered, you are welcome to bring a dish or pupu that you think Cuz would have loved. Aloha/casual attire. BYOB. The scattering of his ashes will held on Sunday, June 12, at Mokuleia Beach Park on the north shore of Oahu. Service will begin at 9:00 a.m. Paddlers are welcome, but it will be approximately 150 yards off shore. Cards and monetary gifts can be sent to 99-729 Aliipoe Drive, Aiea, HI. 96701.


Posted On June 4th, 2016 -

$nameVIOLET HIROKO MURAI Age 103, of Aiea, HI, passed away May 20, 2016 in Pearl City, HI. Born July 13, 1912 in Honolulu, HI. Violet was a former office manager with Royal Hawaiian Manufacturing. She is survived by son, Roger (Barbara) Murai; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Private services were held.

Marcos A. Banuelos

Posted On June 4th, 2016 -

$nameMARCOS A. BANUELOS Marcos A. Banuelos, age 63, born 2/20/1953, Birth Place California, to Jesus & Alejandra Banuelos, DOD,April 6, 2016, resided in Honolulu. Occupation Heavy Equipment Operator, local 3. Lifelong companion Jeannine DeCorte. Survived by Brothers Joe, George, Trinidad & Federico & Sister Emerita. Private services were held.

Arthur John Darvill

Posted On June 3rd, 2016 -

$nameARTHUR JOHN DARVILL Arthur John Darvill (Jack), beloved husband, father, grandfather, friend, mentor, musician and educator passed away peacefully at home of heart failure on May 19, 2016 at the age of 86. He retired in 1987 as President of Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu after proudly serving for 25 years. Jack is survived by the love of his life, best friend and wife of 63 years, Marian Patricia Darvill (née McComb), son, Tom Darvill (Jackie), daughter Nancy Lee (Michael), daughter Kathy Smith (Barry), and grandsons Jon Darvill (Carsie), Alex Lee, Jameson Lee, and Will Darvill. Condolences may be submitted at Jack's Celebration of Life video may be viewed at Malama pono (take good care), a hui hou (until we meet again), we miss you and thank you for sharing your love, laughter, leadership, vision, music and guidance through the years. You touched many lives and remain in our hearts always.


Posted On June 3rd, 2016 -

$nameNORMA HALE LOPES June 13, 1927 - April 14, 2016 Norma "Hale" Lopes, 88, of Redmond, WA formerly of Honolulu, passed away in Las Vegas, NV. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii and raised in Honolulu. She was the wife of the late Clarence Lopes and the daughter of the late John and May Mersberg. Hale was employed by several entities of the U.S. Federal Government i.e., US Weather Service in Honolulu, a US Management Program out of Washington DC as a recruiter for students to seek positions with the U.S. government. She took another position in 1976 in Seattle WA. and later retired from civil service. After retiring from civil service she became a Realtor with Century 21 and Coldwell Banker in Bellevue, WA. Her passion was traveling the world and creating her arts and crafts. She is survived by her son Dennis Lopes of Las Vegas, NV, daughters Marvalee Bustillos of San Leandro, CA., Jennifer Perreira of Maui, and Maria Lopes of San Francisco, CA.; nine grandchildren, 20 great- grandchildren and four great- great-grandchildren. Hale is also survived by her sisters, Kiyo Ota of Hilo, Lani Dias of Honolulu and brother Baird Mersberg of Kauai and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside prayers and Interment will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl at 2:00 pm on Monday, June 13, 2016. The family requests no flowers.


Posted On June 2nd, 2016 -

MARIA MAMA RIOS RIOS Age 92, of Waianae, HI, passed away May 20, 2016 in Kapolei, HI. Born April 3, 1924 in Kalihi, HI. She is survived by sons, John (Milaina) Felisi, Bill Rios, Albert (Jessica) Rios, Bruce (Yolanda) Rios; daughters, Josephine (Peter) Belford, Judith (Paul) Reed, Shirley (Roger) Rich, Barbara (Ronald) Ilae, Ruby Hayes, Patricia Sagaguchi; brother, Clarence Ramos; sister, Angeline Helen Vellegas; 49 grandchildren; 109 great- grandchildren; 50 great-great- grandchildren. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday (June 7) at Nanakuli Door of Faith Mission (89-142 Haleakala Ave., Waianae); wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:00 a.m. Wednesday (June 8) at Nanakuli Door of Faith Mission; funeral service 9:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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