Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

MICHIE E. KIYONAGA

Posted On December 19th, 2013 -

MICHIE E. KIYONAGA Age 85, of Aiea, HI, passed away November 12, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV. Born January 15, 1928 in Waialua, HI. She is survived by husband, Tsueno Kiyonaga; son, Kevin (Lois) Kiyonaga; daughter, Joy (Keith) Takenouchi; sisters, Evelyn Wakata, Akiko Enomoto; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grand- child. Private Services held. No monetary or koden offerings, please.

CHARLENE M. SANTIAGO

Posted On December 19th, 2013 -

CHARLENE M. SANTIAGO Age 70, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away November 19, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born May 25, 1943 in Aiea, HI. She is survived by husband, Rodney A. Santiago; son, Nio “Teto” (Vai) Lealao; daughters, Carole A. Santiago, Mary A. Santiago; brothers, Ronald F. (Priscilla) Davin, James Alcover; sister, Marilyn Langsi; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

EDWARD JAMES HO’OKANO AH SAM, JR.

Posted On December 19th, 2013 -

12-19 EDWARD AH SAM, JR. B&WEDWARD JAMES HO’OKANO AH SAM, JR. (AGE 62) July 15, 1951 (Honolulu, Hawaii)-October 1, 2013 (Marysville, CA) Occupation: Civil Engineer There will be a scattering of Eddie’s ashes On Friday, December 20, 2013, from the Outrigger Canoe Club at 7:00 am. Family and friends are invited to paddle out and join in this final farewell. A reception will follow at the club.

PACIENCIA A. “MERCY” ALARCIO

Posted On December 18th, 2013 -

12-18 PACIENCIA ALARCIOPACIENCIA A. MERCY ALARCIO Age 82, of Honolulu, HI, passed away November 25, 2013 in Honolulu. Born December 28, 1930 in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. Former owner of Royal Beauty Salon. Also, a member of Grace Bible Church and New Hope-Metro. She is survived by husband, Benjamin Alarcio, Sr.; sons, Benjamin (Liz) Alarcio, Leonardo (Grace) Alarcio, Virgilio (Kathy) Alarcio; daughters, Josephine “Josie” (Darryl) Alarcio-Kawada, Elvira (Alt) Alarcio-Kagesa; 17 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children; brothers, Eleuterio Arnobit, Rudolpho Arnobit of CA, Aurelio Arnobit, Jr.; sister, Crispina Ranjo of Philippines. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 21) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; (20 South Kukui St., Honolulu) Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

PIERLUIGI ALFREDO POZZI

Posted On December 18th, 2013 -

PIERLUIGI ALFREDO POZZI Born June 22, 1935 in Switzerland. His life was a wonderful adventure. He enjoyed every bit of it, the people, work and play, laughter, travel, food and wine. He always had one more adventure planned, but that was not to be. Luigi died November 28, 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He leaves behind his wife, Reta, of 52 years; brother Marco of France; god daughter and sons, Felicity and Rob Adams, and Kirk Ferguson. Services in Switzerland.

HISAO YABUSAKI

Posted On December 18th, 2013 -

HISAO YABUSAKI 95, passed away December 13, 2013 in Honolulu. Born on Oahu, May 29, 1918 to Kiju and Sano Yabusaki. He was a retired PACAF civil engineer. Survivors include his wife, Ellen Taguchi Yabusaki, daughter, Lynne Yabusaki Ebisui (Glenn), sons Donn and Steven (Cathy), Grandchildren, Cheryl Ebisui, Brian Ebisui (Wendy), Julie Ebisui, Lisa Yabusaki, Collin Yabusaki, David Yabusaki, Andrew Yabusaki and great-grandchild, Jace Ebisui. Other survivors include nephew, Floyd Tsuchida and niece Emi Tsuchida. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday, December 23, at the Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. A Funeral Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. Aloha Attire. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter (4155 Diamond Head Rd., Honolulu, Hawaii 96816).

HAROLD HIROYUKI MIYAMOTO

Posted On December 17th, 2013 -

HAROLD HIROYUKI MIYAMOTO Age 81, of Waipahu, HI, passed away October 23, 2013 in Kapolei. Born July 26, 1932 in Waipahu. Heavy equipment mechanic in the construction industry for 40+ years. He is survived by son, Richard H. (Gail) Miyamoto; daughter, Janice M. (Lawrence) Chew; brother, George (Pat) Miyamoto; sisters, Nancy Miura, Thelma Kimura; 6 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (Dec 21) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers, please.

FILOMENA “NENA” JAVIER PRE

Posted On December 17th, 2013 -

FILOMENA NENA JAVIER PRE Age 62, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away December 2, 2013 in Honolulu. Born March 21, 1951 in Bayubay, San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A member of the Jesus Faith Deliverance Church, Palama. Previously worked for the Sheraton Hotel, Waikiki & Armstrong Building Maintenance. She is survived by sons, Eugene (Esperanza) Tapiz, George Pre; daughter, Fern (Jeff) Graymer; father, Crispin Javier; brothers, Leonardo Javier, Luisito (Kim) Javier, Fernando (Eli) Javier, Joselito Javier; sisters, Nancy Javier, Venus Cordero, Carmencita Javier, Leilani (John) Chadwick, Chris Javier, Eugenia (Carlos) Castillo, Jennifer Javier; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MICHAEL Y. MURAKAMI

Posted On December 17th, 2013 -

12-17 MICHAEL Y. MURAKAMIMICHAEL Y. MURAKAMI Age 52, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away November 25, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born March 16, 1961 in Honolulu, HI. A graduate of James Campbell High School and U.S. Air Force veteran. Also a retired plumber. He is survived by son, Rhys Holmburg; parents, Howard & Kunie Ishii; brothers, James (Lynn) Murakami, David (Christine) Murakami; sister, Frances Sandry. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 21) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 5:30 p.m.

CRISFINA TIMBOY

Posted On December 17th, 2013 -

CRISFINA TIMBOY Oct.16, 1932- Dec.17, 2012 Dearest Cris, The first anniversary was a difficult year for our Ohana to accept that you’re gone. However, you are always in our thoughts. We love you “mom” and will keep on loving you forever. Our 60 years together has been filled with so much happiness that I will always cherish. Your loving husband, Ed and our Ohana

MARIA MARY “JOY” INOCELDA

Posted On December 17th, 2013 -

12-15, 12-17 MARIA INOCELDAMARIA MARY JOY INOCELDA Correction. Retired Marker and Sales Associate of Sears Ala Moana and Pearl Ridge.

LEET, ARABELLA IRIS CATHERINE

Posted On December 17th, 2013 -

LEET, ARABELLA IRIS CATHERINE Leet, Arabella Iris Catherine, a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon and Chief of Staff at the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Honolulu, died on December 15, 2013 after a sudden illness. Dr. Leet was born in 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She attended the Winsor School in Boston, and graduated from Harvard College summa cum laude with a B.A. in anthropology. She received her M.D. from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She came to the Shriners Hospital in March 2012 after ten years at Johns Hopkins University, where she was Associate Professor and Director of the Orthopaedic Center for Children with Cerebral Palsy at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She was a highly accomplished physician who was known for her compassion for her young patients and their families. She was also a distinguished research scientist who conducted and published extensive research on cerebral palsy, osteogenesis imperfecta, and fibrous dysplasia. Dr. Leet was the devoted mother of Kenneth Francis Nyman and cherished wife of Steven Nyman, both of Honolulu. She is also survived by her father, Kenneth Leet, of Honolulu and her brother, Kenneth Leet of London and Chicago. Contributions in her memory may be made to “Friends of Shriners – Honolulu”, c/o 1310 Punahou Street, Honolulu, HI 96826.

MARY “MAKA” A.M.K. LEE

Posted On December 16th, 2013 -

MARY MAKA A.M.K. LEE Age 90, of Kapolei, HI, passed away November 30, 2013 in Kahalui, Maui. Born March 26, 1923 in Honolulu, HI. Member of Royal Order of Kamehameha. She is survived by daughter, Arlyne “Nue” Awana Lee; 6 grandchildren; 17 great-grand- children; 2 great-great-grand- children. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 21) at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints – Makakilo Stake (92-900 Makakilo Dr., Makakilo) Wake Service 7:30 p.m. Burial 10:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 23) at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

HERMAN K. APO

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

HERMAN K. APO Age 91, of Pearl City, HI, passed away November 27, 2013 in Pearl City. Born November 18, 1922 in Hoopuloa, South Kona, HI. Herman was a retired Pan American Airlines supply clerk, former Hui Nalu Canoe Paddler, and former Bishop of the Latter Day Saints Church. He is survived by wife, Odile Apo; sons, Allen Apo, Michael (Sharon) Apo; daughters, Danielle Brockett, Ariane (Gordon) Purcell; brother, Alex Apo; sister, Genevieve Mederios; 9 grandchildren; 20 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 19) at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (94-210 Kahualii St., Waipahu); Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

MAXIMO “MAX” N. CASTILLO, JR.

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

MAXIMO MAX N. CASTILLO, JR. Age 96, of Pearl City, HI, passed away November 24, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born October 12, 1917 in Waialua Homestead, Kauai. Max was a member of the American Legion. He was also an avid bowler at Leeward Bowl. He is survived by son, Ronald (Diane) Castillo of AL; daughters, Maxine (Leonard) Vegas of Kauai, Raenette (Robert) Yuen; sisters, Annie Javellana of CA; Frances Kim; Lydia De Grandis; 21 grand- children; 46 great-grand- children; 9 great-great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

ALBERT “AL” W. SIEBEN, JR.

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

ALBERT AL W. SIEBEN, JR. Age 64, of Mililani, HI, passed away November 23, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born April 23, 1949 in Sanford, ME. A Civil Service worker for the Department of Public Works. He is survived by wife, Suzen A. Sieben; son, Mathew A. Sieben; daughter, Angelica S. (Edmund) Siggayo; brothers, Karl A. Sieben, Richard F. Sieben, Michael A. Sieben, Ronald S. Sieben, Curtis A.W. Sieben; sisters, Jeanne A. Sieben, Roberta L. Lanczynski, Lucille M. DeLon; 2 grand- children. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 19) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

JOHN HITOSHI OZAKI

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

12-15 JOHN OZAKIJOHN HITOSHI OZAKI 69, of Pearl City, passed away on November 28, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. He was born on November 13, 1944 in Honolulu to the late Rev. Lawrence and Mrs. Grace Ozaki. He graduated from Iolani School and was a Son of Iolani, attending 13 years (K-12). He worked as an Estimator for M. Shiroma Painting Company before retiring. John is survived by his wife Lani and his buddies “Eddie” and “Sprite”; his sisters Miriam (Raymond) Hue and Myra (Roy) Okimoto; nieces and nephews. Private services held.

DANIEL S. LUM

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

12-15 DANIEL S. LUM NewDANIEL S. LUM 61, passed away on Nov. 19, 2013 in Honolulu. A 1970 graduate of Farrington High School, he enjoyed photography and was a photographer for the FHS yearbook and newspaper. His knowledge with all types of cameras led him to photograph weddings and other special occasions. He went on to work for Pepsico as a Quality Control Specialist until he retired. Daniel was well known for being a devoted, loving, caring brother and son, and a loyal and kind friend to many. Survived by sisters Brenda DeRyke (Donald), Jade Lum, and nephew Chad Tomiyasu. You were a great son, brother and friend. We will miss talking story with you and we will cherish the memories in our hearts forever. Services will be held Dec. 21, 2013, visitation at 9:00 a.m., services at 10:O0 a.m., at Hosoi Garden Mortuary,30 N. Kukui St., Honolulu, HI 96817, burial to follow.

JAMES SABURO NISHIKI

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

JAMES SABURO NISHIKI James Saburo Nishiki passed away on November 4, 2013 at the age of 99. He was a retired business owner who loved tending to his garden and traveling. Lily Okada Nishiki, his high school sweetheart and wife of 73 years, who was the love of his life, survives him. Also surviving him are his sons, Gordon (Marilyn), Gerrit (Janice) and Glenn (Ellen); and daughter-in-law, Lynn (Grayson). He had six grandchildren, Gerri, Justin, Jennifer, Jeremy, Misha and Scott; and two great grandsons, Rayden and Ryker. He also left behind his caregivers, Feni and Prudencio Taclas. Private services were held earlier this month.

RHODA KEONAONA KUUALOHA HALE SANDERS

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

RHODA KEONA’ONAKU’UALOHA HALE SANDERS Age 97, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away December 4, 2013 in Pearl City. Born August 24, 1916 in Keahialaka, HI. She is survived by daughter, Gwendolyn K. Rodrigues; brothers, Earl Hale, William (Barbara) Hale; 12 grand- children; 35 great-grand- children; 19 great-great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Friday (Dec. 20) at Resurrection of The Lord Church; (94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu) Mass 11:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha Attire.

MARIA MARY “JOY” INOCELDA

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

12-15 MARIA INOCELDAMARIA MARY JOY INOCELDA 77, of Honolulu, a retired Marker and Sales Associate of Sales Ala Moana and Pearl Ridge, died November 23, 2013 at Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kalihi on May 2, 1936 and a graduate of Farrington High. She is survived by husband, Martin Inocelda; sisters, Aurora Los Banos, Laura (Harry) Seibert; brothers, Domingo (Madalene) Leonida, Jose (Sally) Leonida and nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her mother and father Fernando and Fortunata Leonida, sister Elena Leonida and brother Anthony Leonida. Visitation 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, East chapel; services at 11 a.m. Casual attire, flowers are welcome.

KATHERINE ELAINE MARY SPENCER

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

12-15 KATHERINE SPENCER b&wKATHERINE ELAINE MARY SPENCER 66, of Honolulu, originally from Toledo, Ohio, died on 5/25/13 in Las Vegas. Her passing was preceded by her lifelong love Edward Naluehu Spencer Sr. She is survived by sisters Charlene and Anita; and Children Theresa, Edward Jr. (Rose), Mark, Charlene, Jean, Helen, and 13 grandchildren. Prayer service and spreading of ashes on Saturday 12/21/13 10AM at Waimanalo Bay Beach park. Private celebration.

WANDA MAY GARWOOD

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

12-15 WANDAY MAY GARWOOD b&wWANDA MAY GARWOOD 1932 – 2013 81, of Olathe, KS passed peacefully December 8, 2013 at Kansas City Hospice House with her family by her side. Born August 23, 1932 at Terlton, OK, Wanda graduated Oklahoma A & M College (OSU) with a B.S. degree in Business Administration. Wanda received her commission as Ensign, U.S. Naval Reserve upon college graduation. She was assistant Administration Officer at the Naval Air Station, Alameda, CA and served as president in the Navy Officers Wives Activities in both the Olathe and Alameda Naval Air Stations. Wanda is survived by her sons John W. Garwood of Corpus Christi, TX, Kenneth M. Garwood of KC, MO, Donald Leighton Garwood and his wife Lorena of Honolulu, HI and daughter Gloria Garwood of Indianapolis, IN. Memorials are suggested to your favorite charity. To leave a special message for the family online, please visit www.PenwellGabelOlathe.com

SOON DUK “PEGGY” RODRIGUEZ

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

SOON DUK PEGGY RODRIGUEZ Age 85, of Mililani, HI, passed away December 10, 2013 in Mililani. Born January 6, 1928 in Kyung Nam Chang Mung, South Korea. Former owner of South Pacific Lounge in Kalihi Shopping Center. She is survived by husband, Manuel J. “Manny” Rodriguez; daughter, Lisha “Kim” Mott- Goings; brother, Tae Du (Kuy Saeng) Lee; 5 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 4:45 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 19) at Korean Presbyterian Church; (2122 Metcalf St., Honolulu) Funeral Service 5:30 p.m. Flowers Welcome.

MAGDALENA BOLUSAN SALACUP

Posted On December 15th, 2013 -

12-15 MAGDALENA SALACUPMAGDALENA BOLUSAN SALACUP Age 97, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away November 9, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born October 10, 1916 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Artemio (Avelina) Salacup, Romeo (Adora) Salacup, Christopher Alan Salacup; daughters, Caridad (Florderico) Queja, Rosario Pecpec; brother, Juan “Rico” Bolusan; sister, Maria Macadangdang; 13 grand- children; 10 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (December 20) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Black Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ROSITA “ROSING” PASCUA CADIZ

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

ROSITA ROSING PASCUA CADIZ Age 82, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away November 13, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born November 6, 1931 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Member of Baccarraneos of Hawaii. She is survived by by son, Andres “Vic” (Teresa) Cadiz, Jr.; daughter, Anicia Liberato; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grand- children; sister, Isabel Pascua. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday (Dec. 20) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 21) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church; (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MÃLIE KALEO’OKALANIKI’EKI’E LEIMOMI TAGALOA

Posted On December 14th, 2013 -

12-14 MALIE TAGALOAMÃLIE KALEO’OKALANIKI’EKI’E LEIMOMI TAGALOA
Malie passed away peacefully in her father’s arms surrounded by her mother, siblings, and close family members on Dec 10, 2013 in Kapolei, HI. She was often found singing, drawing pictures of rainbows, or playing with her My Little Pony Collection. She loved the color purple and number 6. She adored her sissy and had an amazing bond with her mother. Terrific daughter, grand- daughter, sister, niece, cousin and best friend forever. Love you Malie Gurl! Thank you for taking care of us. See you later alligator. Parents Burt and Cheryl Tagaloa. Sissy Talei. Baby brother Komasi. Maternal G-ma Marlene Makekau Kintaro. Tutu Charlotte LumKing Makekau. Paternal grandparents Mauigoa and Suavai Tagaloa. Services on Thursday Dec 19, 2013 at the Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints chapel 622 North Judd Street. Viewing at 11 am. Services at 12 pm. Burial at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Rachel L. Ching

Posted On December 13th, 2013 -

12-13 583040 Rachel L. ChingRACHEL L. CHING Age 77, of Ka’alaea passed away peacefully at her home November 23, 2013. She was born on December 20, 1935 in Ka’alaea, Ohau. She retired in 1990 after 30 years of service as a Psychiatric Registered Nurse with the State of Hawaii. She is survived by children Randolph K. Ching, Rachelle L. Ching, and Joanne (Josie) M. (Joseph) Agres; Grandson Coby K. Agres, Sisters, Peggy N. Villanueva, Lily P. Victor, Martha H. Kenolio, Pearl K. Featheran. Visitations Friday December 20, 2013 9:00 am – 11:00 am at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services 11:00 am – 12:30 pm. Burial to follow 1:00 pm at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. A Special Thank you to the Staff of Islands Hospice. Casual Attire.

NORIO FUJIMOTO

Posted On December 13th, 2013 -

NORIO FUJIMOTO Age 83, of Mililani, HI, passed away November 29, 2013 in Honolulu. Born July 26, 1930 in Makawao, Maui, HI. A retired Pacific Concrete Batching Plant operator, and Army veteran. He is survived by wife, Judy Y. Fujimoto; sons, Andrew Fujimoto, Stanley (Jennifer) Fujimoto, Russell (Laverne) Fujimoto; brothers, Torao (Nancy) Fujimoto, Yukio (Helen) Fujimoto; sister, Kay Ah You; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Sue Chapman Turner

Posted On December 13th, 2013 -

SUE CHAPMAN TURNER 74, of Manchester, GA died Friday, December 6th. Memorial services were December 11, 2013. Sue was born October 20, 1939. Married to Army officer Ronald Dean Turner, Sr. in 1964, they spent most of his career stationed around the world while raising their children, Suzanne and Jay. When Ron retired in Hawaii they became real estate agents, and together they owned and operated Century 21 Homefinders of Hawaii for 15 years. Sue returned home to Manchester with Ron in 1994 and remained active in the community until she passed. Contributions in memory of Mrs. Turner may be made to the Youth Center at Manchester First United Methodist Church or the Pine Mountain Regional Library, Manchester. Cox Funeral Home, Manchester; www.coxfh.com.


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