Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

CLAYTON CHIKATO TORIKAWA

Posted On March 25th, 2015 -

$nameCLAYTON CHIKATO TORIKAWA Age 62, of Honolulu died February 11, 2015 at Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu and was a retired U.S. Navy Public Work Center carpenter and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran. Survived by sister Shirley Hamada; brother-in-law Elroy Hamada; niece Jolene Hamada and nephew Brandon Hamada. Private inurnment.

LILY OKADA NISHIKI

Posted On March 25th, 2015 -

LILY OKADA NISHIKI On February 26, 2015, Lily Tsuyuko Okada Nishiki passed away peacefully at her caregiver’s home at the age of 100. She was born in Huelo, Maui on November 23, 1914, living her early years on Maui, graduating from Maui High (Class of 1933), then moving to Honolulu, where she worked for the Department of Education and raised her family. She was an educator by profession and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother to her family. Lily loved reading, music, traveling, preparing her delicious turkey with dressing dinners for her family and she loved all types of animals. In her retirement years, she spent happy hours caring for all of her grandchildren with the help of James, her husband of 73 years. They are now happily reunited. Survived by her sons Gordon (Marilyn), daughter-in-law Lynn (Grayson), Gerrit (Janice), Glenn (Ellen), six grandchildren (Gerri, Justin, Jennifer, Jeremy, Misha and Scott) and two greatgrand- sons (Rayden and Ryker). Also survived by her sister, Merle Shimokawa and many nieces and nephews. She had wonderful caregivers Susan Pulido, Feni and Prudencio Taclas in the last years of her life. A service to celebrate her life was held.

Carmelita Milleza Depaynos

Posted On March 25th, 2015 -

$nameCARMELITA MILLEZA DEPAYNOS April 15, 1947 – March 25, 2014 It has been a year since you left us. It broke our hearts to lose you, but we understand that it is God’s Will and design that you join Him and the rest of our loved ones in Heaven. We miss you every day and we love you forever. – Dad, Charmaine, Mark, J.R., Vickie and grandchildren.

Rosa “Pena” Lapena Manipon

Posted On March 25th, 2015 -

$nameROSA “PENA” LAPENA MANIPON Age 84, of Honolulu, passed away February 24, 2015 in Kaneohe. Born May 20, 1930 in San Vicente West, Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines. Retired from Hawaiian Regent Hotel. Member of Local 5. She is survived by son, Claro (Venus) Manipon, Jr.; sisters, Cornelia Quismondo, Felisa Locquiao. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Monday 3/30 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

MATEA BARROGA BALBOA

Posted On March 25th, 2015 -

MATEA BARROGA BALBOA Age 80, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away February 17, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born September 12, 1934 in the Philippines. She is survived by husband, Alpheo M. Balboa; daughters, Evangeline E. Manuel of CA, Glorifina E. (Andres) Silvestre of Philippines, Fatima E. (Manny) Mamuad of Philippines, Maricel B. (Paul) Williams; sons, Roosebelt B. Balboa, Nick B. (Louella) Balboa; brothers, Amado (Dionicia) Barroga, Jaime (Josepina) Barroga, Sergio (Salud) Barroga, Angel Barroga; sisters, Nicolasa Salvador, Nemecia B. Bistayan; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grand- children. Visitation 10:00 a.m., Tuesday (Mar. 31) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

NOREEN (RENA) KA LEO O KE KAI KAUAHIKAUA

Posted On March 25th, 2015 -

$nameNOREEN (RENA) KA LEO O KE KAI KAUAHIKAUA Age 52, of Poughkeepsie, NY, passed away on March 4, 2015 in Poughkeepsie. Born January 13, 1963 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Leilehua High, Class of 81. After college in Pocatello, Idaho, Rena became an au pair, a job that took her New York. She surrounded herself with the Bahai community, many of whom would become lifelong friends and family. She was generous to those around her and enjoyed teaching children the lessons of the Bahai Faith and serving her community. Born with Spina Bifida and spending much of her childhood at Honolulu Shriners Hospital, our sister Rena never allowed physical obstacles to stand in the way of her goals. She rode the bus to her long commute of sixty miles to MasterCard daily, where she worked as an Administrative Assistant. She travelled the world fearlessly and boldly spoke her mind, making an indelible impression on those who met her. In a word, she was unstoppable and she will be truly missed. She is survived by husband, John Davis Watson; step- daughter Bahiyyah Maroon and step-grandson Elijah Hosien; brothers, Javan Kauahikaua, Kennard Hicks; sisters, Marianette “Girlie” Kauahikaua, Mary Speed, Lalita Simple, Tricia Rosa and Trinda Freitas; 38 nieces and nephews; and godchildren Zia and Jarrett Foxhall. Rena is buried in the Bahai section of Rose Hills Memorial Park, 101 Mill St, Putnam Valley, NY 10579. Donations in her honor can be made to Shriners Hospital Honolulu. Memories posted on Facebook, “Celebration of Rena Kauahikaua’s Life”.

HOMER HUNGERFORD (1926-2014)

Posted On March 25th, 2015 -

$nameHOMER HUNGERFORD (1926-2014) Homer Hungerford passed away on the 11th of December, 2014, at the Richard Campbell Veterans Home in Anderson, SC. During Homer’s colorful life he made an impact whereever he lived. This was never more evident than while serving his country in Korea and Vietnam. Homer was honored for his gallantry and valor with 10 Battle Stars, a Silver Star, 3 Bronze Stars with Oak Leaf clusters, 2 Purple Hearts with Oak Leaf Clusters, 6 Good Conduct Medals and a reprimand or two thrown in. Homer is survived by his 7 children, 20 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. A Service will be held at 10:00 am, April 10th at the Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, SC.

Rosalina “Rose” Acdal

Posted On March 24th, 2015 -

ROSALINA ROSE ACDAL Age 98, of Mililani, HI, formerly of Moloka’i, passed away February 28, 2015 in Mililani, HI. Born April 15, 1916 in Hilo, HI. She is survived by daughter, Marina (George) Guerrero; brother, Jesus Bisquera; sister, Pacita Bagasane; 3 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; 2 great- great grandchildren. Visitation 5:00 p.m., Saturday (Mar. 28) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 6:00 p.m.

Faustino Dasalla Dar

Posted On March 23rd, 2015 -

FAUSTINO DASALLA DAR Age 87, of San Diego, CA, passed away March 4, 2015 in San Diego, CA. Born April 21, 1927 in Tangoan, Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Maria Resureccion Busto Advincula Dar; sons, Nemesio (Editha) Dar, William (Ely) Dar, Jose (Vicky) Dar; daughters, Leticia (Jaime) Dalit, Asuncion (Ramel) Acuna; brothers, Victor Castillo Dar, Honorio Dasalla Dar; sisters, Sebastiana Dar Andrada, Severina Dar Dayag, Rosa Dar Garcia; 16 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Friday (Mar. 27) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m., Saturday (Mar. 28) at Mililani Memorial Park.

JAMES KOON INN LEONG

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

JAMES KOON INN LEONG Age 87 of Honolulu, HI, passed away on February 19, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born June 18, 1927 in Honolulu, HI. James was a veteran of the United States Army and later worked for North American Aviation in Los Angeles, CA. He retired from Air Engineering in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Jennie; sons, Gilbert (Marilyn Shimabukuro) and Wesley (Linh); grandchildren, Ross and Eryn; brothers, Raymond, Koon Hee, Robert; sisters, Dora Chong, Dorothy Tom, Alice Tokashiki, Carla Choy; Visitation 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday March 27 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Committal Service 2pm at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Clifford “Kali” Leihanu Naeole

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

CLIFFORD KALI LEIHANU NAEOLE Age 78, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away February 27, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born May 10, 1936 in Honolulu, HI. Retired Dole truck driver. He is survived by wife, Nancy Naeole; daughter, Cindy (Joe) Kaina; sons, Clifford (Rene’e) Helepololei, Steven (Elizabeth) Naeole, Toby (Dailynne) Helepololei; 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Wednesday (Mar. 25) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

Michael “Va” Ioane

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

MICHAEL VA IOANE Age 71, of Waianae, HI, passed away February 22, 2015 in Waianae, HI. Born July 2, 1943 in Nuuuli, American Samoa. He retired from the State Hospital and Waimano Home. He is survived by wife, Myrna Ioane; sons, Matt (Doris) Ioane, Marc (Randy) Ioane, Mike (Abbie) Ioane, Mitch (Crystal) Ioane; brothers, Solo (Alafou) Ioane, Foimai (Marilyn) Sakaria, Etepaki Sakaria; sisters, Autasia Erice, Manatua Feliciano, Mulufua Maea, Autasia Sakaria; 8 grand- children, 2 great grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Friday (Mar. 27) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu). Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

Marilyn “Mari” Mariko (Matsunaga) Okuda

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

MARILYN MARI MARIKO (MATSUNAGA) OKUDA Age 71, of Honolulu, HI passed away on February 15, 2015. A former employee of Kuakini Medical Center, she retired as a medical secretary for Dr. Bradley Koizumi and was a medical communications operator for the Physicians Exchange of Honolulu Inc. Marilyn was involved in the Hawaii Bobby Sox Softball Program for over twenty years, and was a member of the Tenrikyo Honolulu-Ko Church and the McKinley High School Class of 1961. She is survived by son, Northrop; daughter, Leilani; granddaughter, Malina; brothers, Raymond Iwao Matsunaga, James Matsunaga, and Earl (Jessie) Matsunaga. Visitation from 9:30 a.m. Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service to begin at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

James Allen Chew Lun Pang

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

$nameJAMES ALLEN CHEW LUN PANG Mar. 7, 2015 James Allen Chew Lun Pang, 86 of Honolulu died peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Survived by his wife, Sally Sau Yin; sons: Jason (Laurie), Nelson (Mona), Clesson (Colleen), Dr. Harrison (Ann) and Kennison (Renee); sisters: Frances Chang, Florence Sun, Dorothy Matsuo; brother, Ronald; 11 grandchildren; three great- grandchildren. He was born in Honolulu. He graduated from St. Louis High School, Class of 1946. He retired from the United Parcel Service. Was a member of the Ling Hou Hing Pang Society who served as a past President. Visitation from 9 a.m. Sunday March 29, 2015 at the Hawaiian Memorial Park; funeral service 10 a.m. Burial at 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Katherine Inako Mori

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

KATHERINE INAKO MORI Age 53, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away February 25, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born November 29, 1961 in Ewa, HI. She is survived by son, Brandon Mori; brothers, Dennis K. Mori, Richard Y. Mori; sister, Karen I. Mori. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Thursday (Mar. 26) at Mililani Mortaury Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

RICO PASCUA MANZANO

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

RICO PASCUA MANZANO MEMORIAL AND BURIAL SERVICE SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2015 Rico Pascua Manzano, born on October 12, 1928 in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, died peacefully in his home in Honolulu on March 4, 2015. He was a retired Legal Analyst for the Department of Hawaiian Homelands and an attorney in the Philippines, serving as Senior Legal Officer for the Bureau of Lands and Special Counsel for the Office of the Solicitor General, Department of Justice. An alumnus of the University of the Philippines College of Law, he was a lifelong public servant and champion of civil rights and social justice. He was married to Anita Lachica Manzano, an educator, who died in January 2006. Rico is survived by daughter Helena (“Yvette”); sons Rick (“Jojo”), Rex (Delia Rodillas), and Raul; brothers Florencio and Elpidio; and granddaughter Dylan. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Saturday, March 28, 2015 at St. Philomena Church, eulogy 10:25 a.m., mass, 11:15 a.m., burial 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Genevieve “Bebung” Salac Daite

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

GENEVIEVE BEBUNG SALAC DAITE Age 83, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away February 6, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born February 2, 1932 in Honolulu, HI. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Ewa Beach. She is survived by daughters, Floria A. Orot, Florina A. (Matthew) Clark; brothers, Reme (Loretta) Romo, Ali (Edeta) Romo, Ronald (Monica) Romo; sister, Marie (Ron) Rabago; 5 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Thursday (Mar. 26) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m., Friday (Mar. 27) at Immaculate Conception Church (91-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa). Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

URSULA GARMA ARUCAN

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

$nameURSULA GARMA ARUCAN Age 83, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away January 30, 2015 in Wahiawa, HI. Born October 14, 1931 in Laoag City, Philippines. Retired from Wahiawa General Hospital. She is survived by husband, Eladio Arucan; son, Daniel (Nancy) Arucan; daughter, Millie Arucan-Masunaga; brothers, Roman Garma, Mario Garma; sisters, Victoria Pagba, Tonette Cuaresma; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Friday (Mar. 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m., Saturday (Mar. 28) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (1403A California Ave., Wahiawa). Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

ROBERT LEROY DONALDSON JR.

Posted On March 22nd, 2015 -

$nameROBERT LEROY DONALDSON JR. Bob died quietly at home on February 12, 2015, at age 75. His wife and son were with him. He was born in Washington, Pennsylvania and earned degrees from Pennsylvania State University and the University of Maryland. In 1964, Bob went to India as a teacher with the Peace Corps. Asia and its people claimed him and he returned twice as a teacher and administrator in international schools in Singapore and Indonesia. Together with his family he arrived in Hawaii in 1977. He owned and operated Aloha Business Press in Waikiki for 14 years before returning to teaching. He was an innovative teacher, taking his 8th. Grade science classes to Kilauea Volcano for field research projects. Bob never stopped learning and taking on new projects. He was happiest when sharing his interests with others. He loved tropical plants and filled his yard with fruit trees, orchids, and giant elephant ears. He planted some lesser members of the famously odiferous Amorphophallus genus. When his plants sent up their stinky spikes, he invited the neighborhood children in for a sniff and a lesson. He was always a teacher and a mentor. Bob is survived by his wife Elizabeth, son Robert L. III ” Lee”, and son-in-law Mikhail Stazaev. A memorial will be held Saturday, March 28, 10:00 A.M. at Pohai Nani – Good Samaritan Retirement Community in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Casual attire. Contributions to Hospice Hawaii suggested.

Philip Fernandez

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

PHILIP FERNANDEZ Sept 3, 1922 – March 21, 2014 In loving memory of you, my husband. I think of you every moment of every day. You have have always been in our thoughts and heart. – From you wife, Flo and supportive ohana, Chad, Lisa, Naomi and Randy and grandchildren, Josh and Kaeo.

Herbert Hisao Ikehara

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

HERBERT HISAO IKEHARA Herbert Hisao Ikehara, born October 24, 1930 in Honolulu, died on February 17, 2015, surrounded by family. Attended Kaimuki H.S. and graduated McKinley H.S. Earned his Bachelors from U.H. School of Tropical Agriculture. Formerly employed at Aluminum Products Hawaii and Modern Macaroni Company. Survived by wife Elsie Tamayori Ikehara, daughters Lori Ikehara-Lyman, Valerie Ikehara, grand-daughter Ava Matsua Sever, nieces and nephews, and Li’i, his therapy dog. Services on Saturday, March 28 at Hosoi Mortuary at 1 p.m. Visitation from 12 noon.

Ruby Colena Souther

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

$nameRUBY COLENA SOUTHER Age 89, of Honolulu, HI died at her home in Honolulu on February 8, 2015. Ruby was a resident of Honolulu since 1958 when she fell in love with the island. Ruby Colena Terrel was born at Orlando, OK, on February 25, 1925. Graduating in the Class of 1943 at Prosser, WA, she later attended the Univ of HI. Fresh out of school Ruby was employed in a sensitive position during wartime which inspired Ruby to later write “Inner Window”, a published work portraying historical figures, events and locales, used fictitiously, giving the story a proper historical content. Ruby married Macel B Sills on June 17, 1944. They shared twenty years together before his fatal heart attack in Honolulu, HI. Ruby enjoyed her position as Admin Assistant to the President of Honolulu Electrical Products Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Company. On July 1, 1969, she married Kenneth P Davison of Sunnyside, WA, who succumbed to a fatal heart attack on August 28, 1969. On May 5, 1976 she married William H Souther of Sunnyside, WA, and they alternated between their homes in Stevenson, WA and in Honolulu. They were world travelers before full retirement to Hawaii. She is survived by five step-children: Joseph Thomas Souther of Seattle, WA; Wallace Baldwin Sills and Delmer Edwin Sills, both of Silver Lakes Resort (Helendale), CA; Beverly Davison Dell of Ephrata, WA, and Judith Davison Lemon of Bellingham, WA; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, sisters- in-law, and nieces and nephews. On February 25th, Ruby was placed alongside her dear husband, William Souther, at Punchbowl. She will be greatly missed by many.

Demetrio Dumbrique Agcaoili

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

$nameDEMETRIO DUMBRIQUE AGCAOILI Age 75, of Honolulu, passed away February 9, 2015 in Honolulu. Born November 30, 1939 in Navotas, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte Philippines. Retired from Coca-Cola Company in Philippines and also at Del Monte Produce Company and Daiei of Waipahu. Member of Calayab Association. He is survived by sons, Errol (Aurora) Agcaoili, Roel (Divina) Agcaoili, Bryan (Perlita) Agcaoili; daughter, Jerrylyn Agcaoili Nicolas; brother, Florendo D. Agcaoili; grandchildren, Annellalyn, Keli, Sharlyn Mae, Phoebe, Jerrol Lloyd, Garry, Angelique, Jude Carlo, Fiona Lian and Bryan Junior. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Friday 3/27 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m.; Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday 3/28 at St. John The Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

SUE AUGHINBAUGH TETMEYER

Posted On March 21st, 2015 -

SUE AUGHINBAUGH TETMEYER Sue Aughinbaugh Tetmeyer, 75, St. Augustine, FL, passed away March 6, 2015 at the Bailey Family Center for Caring. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and resided at Glenmoor (a CCRC) in World Golf Village for the past two years, moving here from Honolulu, Hawaii where she lived most of her life. Sue was a graduate of Punahou School (Honolulu) and the University of Connecticut (Storrs). She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, the Outrigger Canoe Club, and was a docent at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. Before retiring Sue worked for Liberty House, Hawaii where she held many director positions within Human Resources. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, William Tetmeyer; nieces, Wendy Amenta, New Britain, CT, Jennifer Gillen (Pat Purcell), Canton, CT; great-nephew, Tom Purcell; aunt, Violet Kelly, North Haven, CT; and many cousins and friends. Services will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii at a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4114 Sunbeam Rd., Building 400, Jacksonville, FL 32257 St. Johns Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

THOMAS JERRY PRICE

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

THOMAS JERRY PRICE 11/8/1940-3/6/2015 BORN AT QUEENS HOSPITAL, HONOLULU, HI DECEASED AT HIS HOME IN GOLDEN VALLEY, AZ TOM WAS A SOFTWARE DEVELOPER IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. HE WAS CEO AND PRESIDENT OF EWETC. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS EUGENE AND HELENA PRICE OF KAAAWA, OAHU. HE IS SURVIVED IN DEATH BY HIS BROTHERS: ROY C. PRICE AND LARRY D. PRICE. THOMAS WAS THE LOVING HUSBAND OF CHERYL PRICE AND THE LOVING FATHER OF CHARLES PRICE, FRIENDSVILLE TN. LEANNA PRICE, WINCHESTER, WV AND FRANK PRICE OF ATHENS, GA. THOMAS WAS LOVING GRANDFATHER OF: JESSICA RUSSELL, ALEX PRICE, THOMAS PRICE, MATTHEW PRICE, TYLER PRICE, CAROLYN PRICE, AND DANIELLE PRICE AND THE GREAT GRANDFATHER OF JOSH, CHRISTOPHER, KENNEDY AND RALEIGH.

LEOPOLDO RASO CHA

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

$nameLEOPOLDO RASO CHA Age 88, of Kapolei, HI, passed away February 13, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born January 7, 1927 in Sorsogon, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Miguela “Nancy” Exzabe Cha; many step-children and step-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Mar. 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Wednesday (Mar. 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual atttire. Flowers welcome.

RITA AMBANTA

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

RITA AMBANTA Age 84, of Honolulu, HI, passed away February 17, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born August 29, 1930 in Lahaina, Maui. She is survived by husband, Santiago Ambanta; son, Leonard (Cynthia) Ambanta; brothers, George (Marlene) Arelliano, Fred (Pat) Arelliano, Ruben (Karen) Arelliano; sisters, Victoria M. Torres, Janet Arelliano; granddaughter, Ashlenn Ambanta. Visitation 10:15 a.m., Tuesday (Mar. 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 11:45 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

MILDRED KANG BENDER

Posted On March 20th, 2015 -

$nameMILDRED KANG BENDER March 4, 2015 Our Heavenly Father blessed Mildred Bender with eternal peace on March 4, 2015. Millie passed away at age 97 in Kailua. Predeceased by husband Melvin, son Richard, and daughter Carol, all of whom she grieved for and missed dearly. She is survived by daughter Annette (Roger) Hartman; daughter- in-law Brenda Bender; four grandchildren David (Valerie) & Christine Bender, James and Michael (Jennifer) McNiel; four great-grandchildren Alexis, April, Samuel, and Sarah. Millie is also survived by her youngest brother Henry Lee and predeceased by her other nine siblings. Also mourning Millie’s passing are her beloved caregivers at Angel Home for Seniors in Kailua, where she had been living for the past four years. Millie was a thoughtful, gentle and considerate person. She shared those traits with those around her until the day she died. Her remarkable inner strength allowed her a long, fulfilled life. The Celebration of Mildred Kang Bender’s Life will be on Friday March 27 at 11:00AM in the Trousdale Chapel at Valley of the Temples. Visitation at 10:30 AM. Graveside services at 12N. The family would be pleased and grateful if guests would join them for luncheon after services in the Trousdale Chapel lanai.

SABAS TANGO SAGISI

Posted On March 19th, 2015 -

SABAS TANGO SAGISI Age 53, of Honolulu, HI passed away February 21, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born March 21, 1961 in Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Raquel Sagisi; sons, Patrick Sagisi, Marcus Sagisi; mother, Consolacion Sagisi; father, Emiliano Sagisi, Sr.; sisters, Sally (Andy) Ong, Cionie (Alex) Patricio, Maribel (Willard) Jim. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Mar. 24) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu). Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m., Wednesday (Mar. 25) at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa (712 N. School St., Honolulu). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Felix Joaquin Francisco

Posted On March 19th, 2015 -

$nameFELIX JOAQUIN FRANCISCO Age 77, of Wahiawa, passed away February 16, 2015 in Aiea. Born November 20, 1937 in Barrangay #2, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Waialua Sugar Company. He is survived by wife, Josie B. Francisco; brother, Rudy (Angie) Francisco; sister, Myrna (Eddie) Cacpal; sister-in-law, Maggie Francisco; brother-in-law, Loreto B. Jove, Sr. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Tuesday 3/24 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio. Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Wednesday 3/25 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/aloha attire. Flowers welcome.


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