Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Roy Goro “Shogoro” Gushiken

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

Roy Goro Dad left for his date with mom on June 1, 2017. Born in Honolulu on April 3, 1923, he retired from the Honolulu Board of Water Supply. Preceded by wife Gertrude Miyoko (Noborikawa), he is survived by children Mona Leigh, Baron John, and Chad Peter. He passed at home with his children at his side, as he had wished. He was grateful to those who showed him kindness throughout his life, including the staff of Islands Hospice at the end. Private services were held on June 13, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

RAYMOND KUUIPO APA

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

RAYMOND KUUIPO APA60, of Papakolea, passed away on May 24, 2017. He is survived by mother, Florence Hulihee Apa; his partner, Linda Salas; sisters, Jasmine Nohealani Apa and Nolia Kihoi and brother Richard Ipo Apa. He leaves behind Uncles, Aunties, Nephews, Nieces, grand nephews, grand nieces, great-grand nephews, great-grand nieces and most of all his friends. A Celebration of Life will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Ala Moana Magic Island, area #38 on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Lunch will follow the services. Mahalo to friends and family for your condolences and prayers.

ROBERT SHIGERU MIYASATO (BOBBY)

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

ROBERT SHIGERU MIYASATO (BOBBY)74, passed away peacefully at home on June 21, 2017. Bobby was born August 16, 1942 in Wahiawa, Hawai'i. Survived by his soul mate and the love of his life, Marlene Luana Ha'o, and their sons, Nick, Blaine, and Kevin. He is predeceased by his cherished grandchild, Jared Lopaka Miyasato, beloved mother, Mildred Nahina, and loyal brother, Moses Nahina. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Dot's in Wahiawa, 130 Mango Street. He left us in the same way he lived his life; with unconditional love, selflessness, and grace. A Hui Hou!

HIEP “LINDA” LUCIANO

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

HIEP Hiep "Linda" Luciano, 79, passed away on Friday, June 16. She is survived by her two daughters Anna Huynh and Tulinh Rose Luciano-DeSmith; grandchildren Vinay Mathur, Maya Mathur, Raven Marie Luciano-DeSmith and Dane Angelo Luciano-DeSmith; and her son-in-laws Edwin Cheung and Todd Luciano-DeSmith. Her funeral service will be held at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel, 1330 Maunakea Street, Honolulu, HI 96817 on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 from 10 am. She was a wonderful wife, mommy and grandma.

Melvin M. Arimoto

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

74, of Honolulu, passed away on June 9, 2017. He was a retired school teacher. He is survived by his wife, Junko Yun; mother, Dorothy; brothers Milton (Jane), Walter (Jenny), Howard (Lynn) and Dennis (Susan); sister, June (Richard) Tsukayama. Visitation: 5 pm Service: 6 pm on Thursday, July 6 at Hosoi Mortuary. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Noboru Meguro

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

90, of Honolulu, passed away on April 12, 2017. Born in Papaikou, Hawaii, he was a retired U.S. Government, Department of the Navy marine cargo specialist. Preceded in death by his wife, Nancy, he is survived by his son, Eric; daughter, Lynn (David Reich) Meguro-Reich; grandchildren, Sean, Kelly, Lauryn and Evan. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Gerald “Jerry” M. Suzuki

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

Age 82 of Kaneohe, Passed away on May 24, 2017. A '52 graduate of Kahuku High School, he had wonderful memories as the Red Raider football team's quarterback. After serving in the U.S Air Force during the Korean War Era; he had a long-standing career in the construction business in Hawaii. During retirement, he enjoyed golfing and watching his grand- son play sports. Survived by sons, Duane and Bradley; daughter, Stacy Cheng Suzuki; grandson: Ethan Suzuki; sisters, Beatrice Nakashima, Elaine Won, Louise Sells, & Dorene Payton; brothers, Norman, Edwin & Kenny Suzuki. Memorial Service at Pali Golf Course Banquet Hall, Sat., July 8, 2017. Visitation 10am; Service 11am. Lei optional, no wreaths/florals. Arrangements Provided By: LEEWARD FUNERAL HOME

Wilfred Seichi Nishimoto

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

85, of Aiea, passed away on May 6, 2017. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired president for Newtown Appliance, Inc. He is survived by his wife, Laura; sons, Wayne (Grace) and Carl (Myra) Nishimoto; daughters, Debbie (Stephen) Chan and Sharon (Larry) Kawasaki; nine grandchildren and one great- grandchild. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

William “Bill” Loy Fook Young

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

William 87, passed away on May 26, 2017. He was born in Honolulu on July 19, 1929. He served in the Army during the Korean War and retired as a postal clerk after 50 years with the U.S. Postal Service. Survived by daughter Lynette Yokoyama, sons Brian, Randal (Mary Ann), Alan, Jason (Virg) Young; grand- children Jared Yokoyama, Lyann Lau, Michael Young, Rachel Young, Ben Young, Sarah Young, Joshua Young, Brandi Young; brothers, Sun Ho, Charles Ho; sisters, Lily Mow, Alice Batten, Violet Kaili; nieces and nephews. Private service was held on June 15, 2017. Burial at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

MODESTO LORENZO BAUTISTA

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

MODESTO LORENZO BAUTISTA90, Modesto Lorenzo Bautista of Honolulu Hawaii passed away on May 31, 2017. He was born on May 8, 1927 in Piddig, Illocos Norte, Philippines to Lucio and Isabelle (Lorenzo) Bautista. At the age of nineteen, he journeyed to the island of Maui where he joined the many "sakadas" that worked in the sugar plantation. Soon after moving to Hawaii, he was drafted into the United States Army and served in the Korean War. Upon conclusion of the war, he was stationed in Austria then at Schofield Barracks. He retired from City and County of Honolulu after working for more than 30 years. After retirement, he continued working as a cook for the Ilikai and Outrigger hotels. He enjoyed traveling, tending to his gardens, watching sports on TV, especially NFL football and NBA basketball, and trying his luck in Las Vegas. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Felicidad Martin, son, William (Gladys), daughters, Estrella Bringas, Tessie Ulep (Sonny), Judy Choo (Sanford), and Carol Gruzinsky (Scott), ten grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and sisters Romana Apuya, Patrocinia Torres, and Lourdes Martinez. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 8th at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church in Kalihi, visitation 9 am, service 10am. Burial 2pm at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Roy Graham Cameron

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

Roy Graham CameronPassed away at home on May 29, 2017 at the age of 71. A retired executive of The Queen's Medical Center, he is survived by wife Grace, sons Sky and Jayson (Tammy), daughters Jaymie and Jaycie, two grandchildren, brother Art and sister Terry Cameron Kling. A Celebration of Life will be held on July 9, 2017 at Waolani Judd Nazarene School, 408 N. Judd Street, at 4:00 pm, visitation at 3:00pm. Private ceremony at Punchbowl National Memorial Center. Roy taught us what power there is in honesty, how to be ourselves, and to have a healthy disrespect for authority. In lieu of tears, spend time with the people he loved and enjoy some of Roy's favorite food & music - he would like that.

JOHN S. KUROSAWA

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

JOHN S. KUROSAWAJohn S. Kurosawa, 75, of Pearl City, passed away peacefully at home on May 24, 2017. He was born on June 25, 1941. He retired from Meadow Gold Dairies after 40 years of service. His passions were diving and cooking for everyone. He served in the Marines and was stationed in Okinawa for two years. John is survived by his wife, Joanne, sons Jaime and Jason, four grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Taylor Ann and twins, Hunter and Alina. Brother, Tatsuhiko, sister, Jane Kang, nieces and nephews. Visitation 10 am, services at 11am Friday, July 7 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. No flowers, casual attire.

Mildred Misae Miyata

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

95, of Honolulu, a retired account clerk for Watumull's, passed away on June 9, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son, Ronald M. (Caroline); brother, Francis Mitsuru (Betty) Yoshimura; and by three grand- children and three great-grand- children. Private services were held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

John Williams McGrath

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

John Williams McGrathJohn Williams McGrath, 87, of Honolulu, died June 27, 2017, following a brief illness. He was born on October 22, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York City, the second child of George Patrick McGrath and Elizabeth Williams McGrath. He graduated from Amherst College in 1951 and Yale Law School in 1954. Mr. McGrath was a pioneer in resort development and golf course design in association with some of the greatest figures of the 20th Century. His Yale Law School classmate, Charles Fraser, recruited McGrath as his first hire and executive vice president in the Sea Pines Plantation venture that established the first planned community on Hilton Head Island in the early 1960s. Sea Pines was one of the first projects to combine real estate and golf and to use covenants and deed restrictions to protect the environment, and with Fraser's vision and McGrath's skillful and steady management became widely recognized as the prototype for the modern resort. During his prolific career, McGrath was directly involved in 38 resort development projects and the design, construction, planning or acquisition of 13 golf courses. Laurance Rockefeller recruited McGrath to develop Rockefeller properties on St. Croix and other projects, such as the expansion of Caneel Bay; Dorado Beach Hotel in Puerto Rico; Little Dix in the British Virgin Islands; and the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. McGrath would play a critical role in the development of the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and the resort's Robert Trent Jones-designed golf course, serving with Mr. Rockefeller as one of five initial directors of the investment arm for the hotel's land holdings. In the late 1960's McGrath teamed with Yale Law School classmate, Mark McCormack, whose firm, International Management, Inc., was the most influential sports management company of the day and featured among its clients the big three of golf, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. For Arnold Palmer, McGrath negotiated the purchase of the Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, an acquisition that Palmer would later acknowledge to McGrath had been "one of the outstanding events of my life." During this time, he established his own company, Course Design, with Francis "Frank" Duane, to design and build golf courses as he had successfully mastered at Sea Pines and the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. In 1970, Course Design formed an association with Arnold Palmer which helped establish Palmer as one of the leading figures in golf course design. McGrath received a lifetime honorary membership from the Urban Land Institute in recognition of his accomplishments in resort development and golf course design. McGrath was a decorated scholar and athlete at Amherst College and vigorously supported the college for more than sixty years. In 1986, McGrath married Mary Philpotts and made Hawaii his permanent home. Mr. McGrath is survived his wife, Mary Philpotts McGrath, his sister, Anne Kilbourn McGrath Caretto, seven nieces and nephews: Mary Kilbourn, Tim Kilbourn, Anne Bonington, Libby Graham, Peggy Sherman, Cathy McGrath and Rob McGrath, and godchild Eleasa "Jamie" Bielawa. His brother, Robert Gregory McGrath, died in 2009. A private celebration of life for family and close friends will be held at a later date.

Robert M. Krech

Posted On July 2nd, 2017 -

Robert M. KrechBobby Krech, age 73, died of cardiac arrest on June 7, 2017 in Anchorage AK. He was born in Nashville TN and served in the US Army. Bobby was a licensed Clinical Social Worker and worked at Tripler Hospital in the Army Substance Abuse Program. He retired in 2015. In Hawaii he is survived by his wife Chloë Wurr, MD. Donations in Bobby's memory may be sent to: Northern Alaska Environmental Center www.northern.org

Tristan Quan-Wai Ng

Posted On July 1st, 2017 -

70, of Honolulu, HI passed away May 13, 2017 in Queens Medical Center. He was born March 26, 1947 in Honolulu, HI. He was a 1965 graduate of St. Louis High School and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business from UH, Manoa. He retired as a real estate appraiser, raised award winning fresh water fish and was an avid swimmer. He is survived by wife Mary Ng; daughter, Samantha Ng; sisters, Annette (Harlin) Young, Beverly (Calvin) Chong, Barbara (Michael) Kaminaga; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grand nephews; Service: Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary - 1150 Kikowaena Street Honolulu, HI 96819 visitation: 10:00 am service: 11:00 am. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

JAMES A’ALAHILO RATHBURN

Posted On July 1st, 2017 -

75 of Honolulu passed away on June 8. He was the only son of the late James Alexander Rathburn and Helen Uilani "Dardie" Boyd Rathburn. While growing up he was affectionately referred to by his nickname "Bull". He was also known for his remarkable height, which served him well in his basketball career as an all-star outstanding player for Kaimuki High School, Church College, and the U.S. Army. He also played for and coached for Jolly Rogers, Mikilua, and Fab Five. Being an extraordinary athlete coupled with his quietly kind and giving nature proved invaluable throughout his 40 years with Parks and Recreation where he sponsored many youth programs and mentored numbers of youths, even being referred to as "Pops". He was an avid collector of memorabilia, enjoyed fishing, spending time with friends and family, and especially cherished ''his son" Kimo. He will be missed by all who were blessed with knowing him. Memorial Service will be held at Oahu Cemetery Chapel (2162 Nu'uanu Avenue) on Wednesday July 5, 2017. Visitation from 10:30-11am, followed by Service, and Lunch. Aloha/Casual attire.

Sister Lina (Rizalina) Pagdilao, OSF

Posted On June 30th, 2017 -

Sister Lina (Rizalina)  Pagdilao, OSFSister Lina (Rizalina) Pagdilao, OSF, went home to God on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Syracuse, New York. She was born in Waialua, Oahu, Hawaii to Roberto Garcia and Antonia Sarming Pagdilao. Sister Lina was 85 and was a Sister of St. Francis for 64 years. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Education from the College of St. Rose in Albany, N.Y. and a Master's Degree from the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa. Sister ministered for over 50 years in the field of Education, teaching in schools in California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York and North Carolina. Upon returning to live in Syracuse, New York in 2007, Sister worked for a short while as a chocolate maker for Nun Better Chocolates. Her next ministry was in Community Service for the Sisters of St. Francis with whom she lived. Sister will be remembered for her prayerfulness, love of her native Hawaii and her spreading of the Hawaiian spirit by bestowing floral leis on many people. Sister was diligent and exacting in whatever she undertook and also had a strong love for her family as well as a caring, devotedness to her community. She quietly went about doing good for others. She was predeceased by her brother Frank S. Tabanera and her sisters Esmeralda P. Casebeer, Constance P. Smith and Rose Rausch. She is survived by several nieces and grand nieces, nephews and grand nephews and the Sisters of St. Francis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Franciscan Villa Chapel, 6900 Buckley Road, Syracuse, NY 13212 on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Calling hours will be in the Chapel from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. A farewell service will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment will follow in Assumption Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, Mission Advancement Office, 6900 Buckley Road, Syracuse, NY 13212. Please visit www.TindallFH.com for guestbook and information. Arrangements Provided By: Tindall Funeral Home Inc.

MELVIN D. KALAHIKI

Posted On June 30th, 2017 -

MELVIN D. KALAHIKI71, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment operator for Operating Engineers Local 3, died on June 13, 2017. He is survived by wife, Iona K. Kalahiki; son, William (Valda) Keliikuli; daughters, Violet (Timothy) Pratt; Lei (Sidney) Gomes; Kealoha (Mario) Barroga; 10 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; sisters, Elizabeth K. Ahuna; Rena K. Kalahiki; Edmonette W. Kalahiki; brothers, Lawerence K. Kalahiki; McMillion "Mack" (Robin) Kalahiki. Memorial Services: Wednesday, July 5 and Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Visitation: 4:00-8:00 pm for both days. Burial: August 11, 2017, 11:00 am at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Rowena Leilani Poki, “Sue”

Posted On June 30th, 2017 -

Rowena Leilani "Sue" Poki, 49 of Kapolei, HI passed away June 19, 2017 in Aiea, HI. She was born July 4, 1967 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by parents, Henry Poki (dec'd) & Amelia Lou Poki; brothers, Archie Poki (Debbie), Henry Poki, Phillip Poki (Mae), Allan Poki (Charmaine), Jeffery Poki (Kalani), Jacob Poki (Johnette); sisters, Merinette Poki (dec'd), Bella Willing, Janice Poki; Service: Saturday, July 8, 2017 Location: Pearl City Community Church - 933 Lehua Ave Pearl City, HI 96782 Visitation: 9:00 am Service: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Aloha Attire. http://www.ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com/book-of-memories/2966491/Poki-Rowena/obituary.php Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary

Mildred Mary Chang, Parker, Brickson

Posted On June 30th, 2017 -

Mildred Mary Chang, Parker, BricksonPassed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Placentia, CA with her son Ray at her side. Mildred was born October 17, 1924 in Honolulu, HI the daughter of Abner Awai Chang & Clara Pa'aoao Fairman Chang. She lived close to Waikiki and learned how to swim at an early age. Mildred was preceded in death by her first husband Calvin E. Parker in December of 1961. She married Ellwyn G. Brickson on June 5, 1966 in Yorba Linda, CA. Ellwyn also preceded her in death on January 5, 2006. Mildred is survived by her brother Arthur Chang of Kailua-Kona, HI and sister Mearl Lopes of Pearl City, HI and also her children Arthur Parker (Theresa) of Redding, CA, Barbara "Pua" Iuli (Holbin) Mililani, HI, Ray Parker (Yu-leng) of Chino Hills, CA and Samantha Pohtos (Bob) of Ashburn, VA and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A private ceremony for family will be held at the Memory Garden Memorial Park & Mortuary where Mildred will be laid to rest.

Shirley Keiko Inoue

Posted On June 29th, 2017 -

Shirley Keiko Inoue74, of Honolulu passed away on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at St. Francis Hospice. She was born on May 29, 1943. She is survived by her husband, Mitsunori; daughter, Corinne Inoue Alonzo; and grandchild, Sarah; sister, Ellen Niioka; brothers, Dennis and Galen Tsujiuchi. Her celebration of life is on Monday, July 3rd at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. with services at 11:00 a.m. No flowers please. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Raynard Smith

Posted On June 29th, 2017 -

64, of Aiea passed away on Sunday June 18, 2017 at Palimomi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu on July 28, 1952 and graduated from Castle High School in 1970. He worked at Times Supermarket since he was 16 yrs. old, and continued there for 48 yrs. He was the Manager of the Meat Dept. at the Aiea Times at the time of his passing. He is survived by his loving wife Carol, their companion Patches, brothers Wendell (Patti) Smith, Robert (Dana) Smith, Sam (Betty) Davis, sisters Sylvia (Henry) Chock, Sheila (Mickey) Scanlan, and Cynthia Smith (Rusty); many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Services will be held at Hosoi Mortuary on Wednesday July 5, 2017. Visitation at 5pm. Service will be at 6pm. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Genro Kashiwa

Posted On June 29th, 2017 -

Genro KashiwaA retired partner at Goodsill, Anderson, Quinn & Stifel Law Firm passed away at home on June 4, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was 94. He was born on April 27, 1923 in Waialua, Hawaii, as the 6th child of an immigrant Japanese Buddhist minister, Ryuten Kashiwa, and his wife Yukiko. Genro was probably one of the oldest surviving members of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, a largely Japanese American unit that served during WWII. He is survived by his wife Muriel, son, Peter (Jill) Kashiwa, daughter Janie (Gansin Li) Kashiwa-Li, and three grand- children, Jason, Bradley, and Kevin Li. His youngest daughter, Sheila Kashiwa, predeceased him in 2004. Visitation 2 pm on Saturday (July 8) at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Services will be held at 3 pm. No flowers. Aloha Attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Peggy Tameko Sasaki

Posted On June 29th, 2017 -

99, of Honolulu, passed away on May 30, 2017. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired secretary for the City and County of Honolulu, Office of the City Clerk. Preceded in death by husband, Richard Hiroichi Sasaki, she is survived by her sons, Gordon (Iris) and Bryan Sasaki and five grand- children. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

QUINN KEKUHINAKIPI RECKTENWALD

Posted On June 28th, 2017 -

QUINN KEKUHINAKIPI RECKTENWALDApril 23 - June 20, 2017 Our beloved baby Quinn went home on June 20, 2017. During her two months on this earth, she was a perfect angel: beautiful, sweet, gentle and inquisitive. She brought joy to everyone who was blessed to have met her, and we will carry our love for her in our hearts forever. Quinn is survived by her mother and father, Jessica McDonald and Andrew Recktenwald, of Kaneohe, brothers Chase and Owen; grandparents David and Kim McDonald, uncle Justin McDonald; grandparents Mark and Gailynn Recktenwald, auntie Sarah Recktenwald, uncle Trevor Williamson, and granduncle Joseph Mahoe, who shared his middle name, Kekuhinakipi, with her. We will celebrate Quinn's life on Friday, June 30, at the Kokokahi YWCA, 45-035 Kaneohe Bay Dr., Kaneohe. Visitation will be at 5 pm, with a service at 6 pm. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to YWCA Oahu.

Wayne C.D. Kim

Posted On June 28th, 2017 -

Wayne C.D. Kim74, of Mililani HI, passed away peacefully at home on May 8, 2017. Born on July 4, 1942 in Honolulu to the late Joseph H. and Mary Yue Kim. Graduate of Farrington HS and Univ. of Hawaii, Manoa. Member of Leeward Comm. Church. Retired from Nittaku Enter. (Spencecliff Corp.). Survived by wife Gail Takenaka Kim, son Lorrin, sisters Daphne (Dean) Suzuki, Glenda (Herbert) Cheong, Mari-jo (Rodney) Suzuki, 3 nephews, 3 nieces and a grandniece. Celebration of Life at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary (Mauka Chapel); Weds. July 5, 11:00 am; visitation 10:00. Aloha attire. No flowers.

ROSE CHANG CHUN SWEGLER

Posted On June 28th, 2017 -

95, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, peacefully passed away at home before the sun rose on June 13, 2017. She was born in Honolulu, October 17, 1921 to Ahee Quan Yit Chun(decd.) and Rose Lim Sum Chang(decd.). Rose attended Sacred Hearts Academy and graduated from McKinley High School and Honolulu Business School. Rose joined fellow Hawaiians during the reconstruction of Guam after WWII, residing on Guam for 35 years before returning to Hawaii. Her many gifts include: raising fresh farm eggs; breeding AKA Doberman Pincers; businesswoman; fine jewelry connoisseur; excellent cook; singing and dancing hula; devoted wife; and affectionate, loving mother of eight children - seventeen grandchildren, and eighteen great-grandchildren. Her life-long perspective was to learn something new each day. Rose was predeceased by her children; Haulani, Morton, Marshall, Morris Leal, Mark Swegler and Jon Chun. She is survived by her daughters; Delle "Dee" Swegler (Mark) Nadler, Moana Swegler (Alvin); and her brother Rev. Canon Franklin S.H. Chun (Norma). Celebration of Life Service is at 1:00 p.m., July 1 at Calvary Episcopal Church, 45-435 Aumoku Street, Kaneohe, HI., 96744. The family may be contacted at: dsnadler2014@gmail.com

Fay Hermine Cicely Schulmeister

Posted On June 28th, 2017 -

Fay Hermine Cicely SchulmeisterFay Hermine Cicely Schulmeister of Kailua passed peacefully at home on May 26, 2017 four months into her 104th year. Born on January 6, 1913 in Kingston Jamaica as Fay Crosswell, she was educated in the British style school system and worked in a bank while pursuing her avocation of singing and acting in amateur theatre productions. After the Second World War, she combined a cash prize won in an amateur singing competition with gifts from friends and family to enroll at Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore in the same residence as Josephine Schulmeister of Hawaii, who was studying piano under a scholarship from the nuns of the Sacred Heart Convent. She soon fell in love with Josephine's brother, John ("Johnny"), who was working in a post-war apprenticeship program in a nearby piano factory. Fay married Johnny in 1948 and moved to Honolulu. Johnny tuned and rebuilt pianos, initially for Thayer Piano Company, and Fay taught piano from home while raising daughters Ann and Mary and sons John and David. Much of Fay's life focused on caring for daughter Mary who was blind and autistic but also a musical "savant" who performed brilliantly on piano and harp. Fay also traveled in her later years and avidly read and listened to music. She enjoyed vivaciously regaling book club members at "teas" she hosted, commenting on the readings as well as topics of the day, and of days gone by, in her charmingly musical Jamaican accent. She left behind poetically crafted essays describing her early upbringing and interesting tidbits of her unusual family history centered in Jamaica, Haiti and New Orleans. Fay was predeceased by son Philip in 1950 (Mary's twin), son John in 1976, husband Johnny in 1982, and daughter Mary in 2014. She is survived by daughter Ann Owens (Martin), son David Schulmeister (Lea Crandall), five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services will be July 5 at St. Anthony's Church in Kailua. Visitation at 9:30; Mass at 10:30; burial at Punchbowl at 1:00.

Amy H. Kawamoto

Posted On June 28th, 2017 -

58, of Honolulu, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2017 at Queens Medical Center, surrounded by her family. She was born and raised in Okinawa, Japan and graduated from Kubasaki High School (Class of 1976). She later received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from the University of Hawaii - Manoa. She had a successful career in the hotel/tour industry in Maui working in human resources and dining reservation at the Maui Intercontinental Hotel and later as a concierge at the Grand Wailea Resort and Concierge Connection. She also worked at the Five Palms Restaurant in sales and event planning. She is pre-deceased by parents, Harry and Yoshiko Kawamoto and survived by brother Floyd (Dayni) Kawamoto and sister Debbie Kawamoto and nieces Alyssa Butler and Eryn Kawamoto. Memorial service will be held on Thursday July 6 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. 5:30 pm Visitation and 6:30 pm Service. Casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

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