Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Edward “Eddie” Lawrence Cambra Sr.

Posted On May 9th, 2013 -

EDWARD EDDIE CAMBRA SR. Eddie Cambra was an extraordinary man who left our lives on May 3 after 80 years. Even though he was a proud Bulldog (Kaimuki HS ’50), Eddie loved living in Waianae with the love of his life, Clara. They married Dec.’62 after a whirlwind romance. They recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. Eddie is survived by his devoted wife, Clara, son, Larry (Dashia), & daughters Chantal (Matthew), Kaipoala (Mark), & Vanessa. He has 10 grandchildren & 12 great grandchildren. Service is Mon., 5/13, at Haw’n Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Visitation at 10a, service 11a, & burial at 1p.

KRINGEN, EVELYN

Posted On May 9th, 2013 -

KRINGEN, EVELYN (ILAC) 65 of Banning, CA departed this life on May 7, 2013. She was born July 6, 1947 in Manila, Philippines. Flowers can be sent to her home 5493 Christy Way, Banning, CA 92220. Memorial donations: Polynesia Halau O’Tiana, 11285 Demaret Drive, Beaumont, CA 92223. Send condolences to www.greenacresmortuary.com.

MAL KUM MOON

Posted On May 8th, 2013 -

MAL KUM MOON Age 87, of Honolulu, passed away April 12, 2013 at Straub Clinic & Hospital. Born June 20, 1925 in Ulsan, Korea. Member of Agape Mission Baptist Church. She is survived by son, Sung Jin Moon; daughters, Kyong Cha Park, Young Soon (Ilsung) Lee, So Soon (Byung Wan) Moon, Yang Ja (Juseop) Lee, Jung Ja (Hyun Tae) Lee, Sun Ja Moon, Hyo Shim (Choon Sung) Lee, Bokyung (Jae Kwon) Lee; 17 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday 5/14 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

HOWARD LEONARD GUERRERO

Posted On May 8th, 2013 -

HOWARD LEONARD GUERRERO
July 22, 1922 – April 11, 2013 Howard Leonard Guerrero of Kapahulu, Oahu is flying with the angels and joined our heavenly father on April 11, 2013 while at St. Francis Hospice. Howard was born in Lualualei, Oahu July 22, 1922 to Samuel P. and Lena Guerrero. As a toddler the family moved to Kapahulu where he resided until his passing. A 1942 graduate of St. Louis High School who played on the championship football team his senior year. Football was a favorite sport and Howard played for the Hawaiian Warriors, a pro team in Hawaii during that time. Howard also was a referee and lines judge for the ILH Football league at the old Honolulu stadium. Howard retired from Pearl Harbor Shipyard, Shop 51. He joined his Dad Sam at Guerrero Electric Company and operated the company many years. Guerrero Electric Company was the electrical contractor for the former United Airlines Hawaiian Open Golf Tournament at Waialae Country Club. Howard thoroughly enjoyed this special time in his life, as he was a passionate golfer. Howard, Daddy, Grandpa has touched the hearts of many with his unconditional love, laughter, words of wisdom and his enduring spirit. His children and grandchildren were his life’s work and joy. Howard Guerrero is survived by his wife Grayce, children: Sons, Lloyd, Myron (Tamiko), step son Aldan Wong; and daughters from Fountain Valley, California, Penny Mae Takahashi (Ron), and Cheri Ann Guerrero, daughter in law Mitsuko along with 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; Sisters Kanoe Souza (Sammy) Margery Kekauoha (Phillip) and Haunani Ching (Billy) as well as numerous nephews and nieces. His Son Howard Jr. welcomed him to Heaven. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Services at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow. Aloha Attire.

YANYAN (LINDA) WANG JIM

Posted On May 8th, 2013 -

YANYAN (LINDA) WANG JIM (56) of Honolulu and China, passed away on April 27, 2013. She was born in Beijing, China. Survived by her husband Henry, beloved dog Shasha, step son’s Ken (Laurie), Cory (Yancey), and 5 step grand- children: Brandon, Matthew, Austin, Andrew, and Lily. In China; survived by brother Guangyao, two sisters Guangcai and Miaomiao, nephew Wangfeigh, nieces Helen and Jena. Yanyan held jobs in Beijing including tour guide. Celebration of Life services will be held at Downtown Borthwick Mortuary on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Visitation 4:30pm – 5:30pm, Service 5:30pm. Casual Attire, Please no flowers.

HELEN “Bunny” UYENO PERRY

Posted On May 8th, 2013 -

HELEN BUNNY UYENO PERRY
Helen “Bunny” Uyeno Perry, 91, a passionate homemaker died at Castle Medical Center on April 28, 2013 surrounded by her family. The sixth of eleven children she was born on August 2, 1921 to Masaji Uyeno and Carrie Costa in Ookala, HI and grew up on Oahu. She lived most of her life in Aina Haina raising her family with her husband Elwin who was called by the Lord nearly 10 years ago after 61 years of marriage. Bunny was an avid gardener and accomplished cook, who loved to share her pecan crisps, mango chutney and chili pepper jelly with family and friends. Survived by 4 children Linda (John) O’Brien of Pacifica, California, Bonnie Galuteria of Kailua, Craig (Eileen) Perry of Aiea and Celeste (Alan) Krepack of Mill Valley, California. Calling her Grand- mommy were 11 grandchildren Kimberly Olsen, Jeannine O’Brien, Kekoa O’Brien, Tanya Fetters, Ann Kam, Kanani Galuteria, Jennifer Perry, Rick Perry, Nicole Levak, Aaron Krepack & Harrison Krepack. 11 great grandchildren called her Vovo: Sara & Emma Olsen, Bryant, Micah, Tyana & Breanna Fetters, Brandi & Koa Kam, Levi Perry, Joshua Perry-Kruse & Coco Moore. She is also survived by brother James Charles Uyeno of Kaimuki. Please join us for a Celebration of Life at Diamond Head Chapel on May 13th visitation at 9:30 followed by services at 10:30.

HIROAKI SHIHARA

Posted On May 6th, 2013 -

HIROAKI SHIHARA Age 88, of Honolulu, passed away April 5, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born October 27, 1924 in Mountain View, Hawaii. Retired from the Pearl Harbor Commissary. He is survived by sons, David (Beverly) Shihara, Michael (Anne) Shihara; 2 grand- children; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday 5/15 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Committal service 10:00 a.m. Thursday 5/16 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

YOUNG TAEK YOON

Posted On May 6th, 2013 -

YOUNG TAEK YOON Age 80, of Honolulu, passed away April 14, 2013 at Kuakini Medical Center. Born May 15, 1932 in Uljin-Kun, S Korea. Member of All People Mission Church. He is survived by wife, Choon Mae Yoon; sons, John (Son Hui) Yoon, James (Jiyong) Yoon; brothers, Hee Kon (Kyon Ha) Yoon, Young Mok Yoon; sister, Jung Ja Yoon of Korea; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday 5/9 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Flowers Welcome.

BLANCHE REIKO WATANABE

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

BLANCHE REIKO WATANABE Blanche Reiko Watanabe was born on December 20, 1930 in Lihue, Kauai. She was the only child born to Charles (father) and Chiyoe “Dorothy” (mother) Tsuda. After raising her children to a (relatively) self-sufficient age, she worked for the University of Hawaii in the Hamilton Library retiring after 24 years of service. When she joined her husband Harry in retirement in 1993, they traveled extensively around the world including North America, the Caribbean, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia. She passed away quietly in her sleep on March 2nd, 2013 to be reunited with her husband of 58 years. She is survived by her son Laren (Laura), her daughter Leane (Craig) Ziebell, grand- daughter Justyn and grandson Jeffrey. Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Blanche will be deeply missed. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Friday, May 10, 2013, at Borthwick Mortuary-Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 10:00 a.m. Committal service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Family requests no flowers.

MARYLYN LEI KEAWE ROBELLO “SWEETHEART”

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

MARYLYN LEI KEAWE ROBELLO SWEETHEART
70, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away April 25, 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Born June 15, 1942 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is the daughter of Hawaii’s Falsetto Joe Keawe, and Mary Naiheauhau, also member of Fraternal Order Eagle’s, Auxiliary 140, and Ka Hale Hoano O Ke Akua Church. Mahalo to Queen’s Medical Center. She is survived by daughters, Joette “Kalei” (George) Hilo, Jamie (Derek) Mahaulu, Kelli (Stephen) Keawe, Octavia “Honeygirl” Bunker; sons, Joseph (Cheryl) Hosea, Jr., Jay (Leona) Hosea; brother, Joe Keawe, Jr.; 12 grand- children; 6 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Visitation 5:30-9:00 p.m. Friday (5/10) at Mililani Mortuary Downtown Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Saturday (5/11) at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual Attire. For More information, please contact the family @ (808) 847-3047.

RUDOLPH JAMES BRILHANTE

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

RUDOLPH JAMES BRILHANTE 85 of Kailua, HI went to be with The Lord on 04/29/2013, with his family by his side. Rudy was born in Punchbowl on 06/22/1927 to the late Oliver P & Jennie Garcia Brilhante. He is survived by his wife Audrey Denis Brilhante, 4 daughters, Paulette Teves, Mari Teves, Celeste Humalon, Corinne Souza and their husbands, sister Genevieve Rosa, brother LeRoy Brilhante, 15 grand- children & 30 great grand- children. Rudy was known as a godly, honest man who loved his wife & his family. Services will be held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church on SAT May 11, 2013. Visitation from 9:00 – 10:00am. Mass at 10:00am.

IVANHOE H. KAIUI

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

IVANHOE H. KAIUI
Age 48, of Honolulu, passed away April 27, 2013 at Honolulu. Born January 21, 1965 in Honolulu. He is survived by wife, Josephine M. Kaiui; son, Brandon (Sasha) Cruz; mother, Wanda Kaiui; brother, Harold Piilani, Jr.; sisters, Tammy Kaiui, Susan (Paul) Gorton, Maevadyne Kaiui; 3 grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday 5/13 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m.

NORMAN ON YAU CHING

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

NORMAN ON YAU CHING
Age 89, of Pearl City, HI, passed away peacefully on April 21, 2013 at Kapuna Wai Ola in Kapolei. Born October 14, 1923 in Honolulu, HI. Norman was an Army veteran and worked at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard as a shipfitter, Hickam Air Force Base as an aircraft mechanic, and for the City and County of Honolulu as a swimming pool manager. He was active with the Pearl City Lions Club and the American Red Cross. He is survived by wife, Shin Hop “Hoppy” Ching; sons, Garrick (Yvonne) Ching, Clifton (Laurie) Ching, Gilmore (Rimiko) Ching; grandchildren, Jason, Chantel, Bradley, Cherie, Andrew, Jeffrey, Joshua and Hana. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Thursday (May 9) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Molly Hatsue Kumura

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

MOLLY HATSUE KUMURA
Molly Hatsue Kumura, 93, of Kaimuki, retired housekeeper, died at Gaylord’s Adult Residential Care Home. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii and is survived by son, Norman (Winifred); brother Mitsugi “Putch” Asaeda; sisters Chieko Oshiro (Harry), Mitsue Takatani and Miyoko Maeda (Peter), granddaughters Andrea Kumura, Stacia Kumura and Maris Kumura Jones; and five great-grandchildren. She now joins her late husband, Richard, in a world where everything is perfect. Molly was a sweet, humble and giving mom who served several kamaaina families during all of her working days till she was 85. She was a superb cook on top of doing housekeeping. She enjoyed traveling and was a world traveler going on many tours and cruises. Throughout her 13-years of being diagnosed with vascular dementia she never lost her pleasant disposition and personality. Private services held. Donations suggested to Alzheimer’s Association, Aloha Chapter,1050 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 2610, Honolulu, HI 96814.

ALICE REGO VENTURA LENNON

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

ALICE REGO VENTURA LENNON
94 years old, died on April 12, 2013 at Oceanside Assisted Living in Hauula, Hawaii. Alice was born in Malukia, Maui to the late Eliza (De Souza) and Manuel De Ventura in 1918. Alice was educated in Maui schools until moving with her family to Honolulu. She was a graduate of the Academy of the Sacred Hearts in Honolulu. Alice was the widow of John J. Lennon, Major (Ret) USAF who died in 1993. She was also predeceased by her son John J. Lennon Jr. who died in 1988. Her three sisters; Suzanne Kahapea, Katherine Pacheco, and Grace Meyers also predeceased her as well as her brother Alvin Ventura. Alice is survived by her son, Thomas J. Lennon, B/Gen., (Ret) USAF, and his wife Lynn of Amherst, N.H. Two grandsons, Col. Thomas J. Lennon JR.,USAF and his wife Amie of Barksdale AFB, LA., and Timothy J. Lennon, Esq. and his wife Emily of Appleton, WI. Five great-grand- children; Tommy, Jack, Jay, Kylie, and Dailey Lennon. Alice is also survived by many dear nieces, nephews and cousins. Services: A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday May 25th at St. Joachim Church in Hauula at 10:00 a.m.

REBECCA NORRIS

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

REBECCA NORRIS Rebecca Norris, beloved sister of Rev. John T. Norris (Marilyn Watts), Kathleen Norris, Charlotte Norris (Dan Dufrene); aunt of Christina Norris-Watts (Jerry Popescu), Jacqueline Norris-Watts (Len Zheleznyak), Lillian and A.J. Schemadovits-Norris.; great-aunt of Gabriella and Maria Elena. Daughter of the late John H. and Lois T. Norris of Honolulu. Born October 20, 1952, Bethesda, Maryland; died in Honolulu, 18 April, 2013. Artist and participant in Clubhouse, Palama Settlement, Kokua Kalihi Valley, Queens Hospital Counseling and Clinical Services, and Queens Cancer Center art class. Celebration of life at St Clements, 1515 Wilder, 11 May, 2:00 PM. Family requests donations to Queens Cancer Center Art Program or St Clements. A special needs woman who was special to all who knew her.

Nancy Campbell Kwok

Posted On May 5th, 2013 -

April 3, 1933 – April 25, 2013 NANCY CAMPBELL KWOK Was born in Wisconsin, her parents Rowland and Evelyn Campbell. She finished high school in Switzerland and France and graduated from Pembroke College, Brown University. At Brown she met her husband Daniel W. Y. Kwok, now Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Hawaii. A dedicated researcher, writer, librarian, and editor, Nancy worked at the Yale University Sterling Memorial Library, Punahou School, the Bishop Museum, and the Honolulu Academy of Arts. She also edited all of her husband’s writings. In 1973 she wrote and published A Woman’s Guide to American Football: or a Wide-eyed View of the Big Game (see the December 5, 1973 Honolulu Star-Bulletin). She leaves her husband of fifty-nine years, daughter Alison, son Theodore (wife Hueyduan), and grand- daughters Anne and Alisa. Sisters Jane de la Boutetiere and Susan Trimble live in France and Georgia respectively. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, contributions made in memory of Nancy Kwok be to the Hawaii State Chapter Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI 96816; Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave Honolulu, HI 96826; or the Hawaii Council on the Humanities, 3599 Waialae Avenue, Room 25, Honolulu, HI 96816. Services will be private.

RONALD “BUMA” JOSE CABULONG BUMANGLAG

Posted On May 4th, 2013 -

RONALD BUMA JOSE CABULONG BUMANGLAG
Age 66, of Honolulu, HI, passed away peacefully at home on March 21, 2013. Born October 4, 1946 in Aiea, HI. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 56 as a pipefitter after 24 years of service. He is survived by wife, Darleen E. Bumanglag; sons, Ronald Jacob (Alohi) Bumanglag, Donovan Joshua (Jeanine) Bumanglag; grandchildren, Noah, Bailey, La’akea, Leilani, Malia; brother, Carlos Jerome (Ruby) Cabulong Bumanglag of Springfield, VA. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (May 10) at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (800 Kaheka St., Honolulu); Memorial Mass 9:30 a.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday (May 11) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Aloha Attire.

ANN T. CHAPMAN

Posted On May 4th, 2013 -

ANN T. CHAPMAN
Ann T. Chapman passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 in Boulder. She was 101. Ann didn’t do anything halfway. When she moved with her husband and four children to Hawaii, she dived right into the culture. She took hula classes, began cooking local food and spent Sundays cooking Chinese food with a friend. She always rolled with the punches, got up and said, “What’s next?” She loved golf and was an avid bridge player. But mostly she embraced her family and Hawaii. She was a member of the Outrigger Canoe Club, the Oahu Country Club and the Assistance Guild. She worked occasionally with her husband, Thomas J. Chapman, in car sales. But her impact went far beyond that. She volunteered at the Assistance Guild Thrift Shop and sewed costumes in the Green Room for performances at Punahou School in Honolulu. Ann was born June 11, 1911 to Matthew Troya and Mary Sterk in San Francisco. She attended St. Charles Elementary School and graduated from Commerce High School. She married Thomas on Aug. 11, 1942. She moved to the Boulder area 15 years ago after 41 years in Honolulu. She is survived by a son, Buster T. Chapman of Las Vegas, Nev.; four daughters, Leann McIver of Belmont, Calif., Barbara Norfleet of Honolulu, Sandie Tracy of Glenwood Springs, Colo., and Sharie Schouweiler of Boulder; step-daughter Sammi Coe-Smith of Brinnon, Wash.; 12 grand- children; and seven great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1992. No services will be held, according to her wishes. A family burial will take place at Diamond Head Memorial Park in Honolulu. Memorial contributions may be made to Family Hospice of Boulder, 1730 30th St., Suite 308, Boulder, CO 80301. Please share thoughts, memories and condolences at legacy.com/ obituaries/dailycamera

HELEN NAHALOA STONE KELLEY

Posted On May 4th, 2013 -

HELEN NAHALOA STONE KELLEY
91, passed away peacefully at her home on April 11. Born and raised in Kaimuki, she graduated from Roosevelt High School. A former employee of Liberty House, Lurline Casuals and Andrades, she later employed her extraordinary people skills in the tourist industry with First Family of Travel. Helen was a true ambassador of the aloha spirit. She befriended people from all over the world who, on their return to Hawaii, would always make it a point to see her. Helen loved to dance the hula and had a beautiful soprano voice. She was the first President of the Honolulu Police Choral Group Women’s Auxiliary and a member of Pearl Harbor and Koolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Clubs as well as a founding member of Hui Pili Aloha. An avid plant enthusiast, she raised anthuriums and orchids and was a member of the Windward Orchid Society. Survived by her three children, Daniel Q. K. Stone, Jr. (Paulette), Clement K. Stone (Anne) and Pohai Souza, hanai daughter and granddaughter Napua and Kalena Thatcher, brother Abraham Akina and sister Henrietta Billena. She also enjoyed her 9 grand- children: Kapena, Liliu, Aulii, Lani, Hone, Amber, Ola, Kevin and Josh, 18 great grand- children and 3 great great grandchildren. Memorial service on Saturday, May 11 at St. Ann’s Church Kaneohe. Visitation 9-11:00. Prayer service to follow. Aloha attire.

Makoto “Mako” Kunimune

Posted On May 4th, 2013 -

MAKOTO MAKO KUNIMUNE 90, of Honolulu, co-owner of Moiliili Store, Ltd. and U.S. Army veteran of WWII who served with the Military Intelligence Service, died April 20, 2013 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife, Nobuko; daughters, Joan (Tad) Teraizumi, Lynne Mitani, Ann (Warren) Seo, Joy (Edwin) Talaro; brothers, Harry (Pauline) and Thomas (Yukiko) Kunimune; grandchildren; Jon (Jill), Yumi, Anthony (Marissa), Andrew, Jamie, Chelsie, Kristie, Shelly (Chad) and TJ; great grandchildren; Kelsea, Mathew & Mason. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013 at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Services 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

ALFRED “AL” “FREDDIE” TORRES

Posted On May 4th, 2013 -

ALFRED AL FREDDIE TORRES Age 95 of Aiea, HI, passed away March 28, 2013 in Aiea. Born April 9, 1917 in Aiea. Retired pipefitter from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 56 after 38 years of service. He is survived by sons, John (Gayle) Torres, Douglas (Claudia) Torres; 8 grand- children; brothers, Ben (Eva) Ronquilio, Albert Torres. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (May 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

MARGARET CHIZUKO TANOUYE

Posted On May 4th, 2013 -

MARGARET CHIZUKO TANOUYE Age 82, of Mililani, HI, passed away April 15, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born February 23, 1931 in Lanai City, HI. Margaret was a retired Registered Nurse from the University of Hawaii Student Health Center. She is survived by husband, Gary Tanouye; son, Mark Tanouye, daughter, Mary (Steve) Motoda; sister, Dorothy (Satoru) Watanabe; daughter- in-law, Raenette Tanouye; 6 grandchildren; 1 great- granddaughter; sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Hasegawa, Kay Hasegawa. Private Services were held.

DAVID AINAHAU KANE III

Posted On May 3rd, 2013 -

DAVID AINAHAU KANE III
February 20, 1952-May 3, 2008 We love and miss you, Brah. Forever in our hearts. The Kane Family.

EDWIN T. WATANABE

Posted On May 3rd, 2013 -

EDWIN T. WATANABE Age 77, of Honolulu, passed away April 8, 2013 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. Born May 20, 1935 in Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife, Rosie Watanabe; sons, Wayne Watanabe, Warren Watanabe; daughter, Wendy (Jerell) Chong of Las Vegas; sister, Jane Matayoshi; 2 grandchildren. Private servicess were held.

MERVIN FRANCIS GILLILAND

Posted On May 3rd, 2013 -

MERVIN FRANCIS GILLILAND
“Merv” passed to heaven on April 1 after a full 90 years of life. Born in 1922 to Frank and Louise Copp Gilliland, Merv grew up in Kalihi and Kaimuki. He enjoyed summers diving, fishing, and working at his Grandpa’s ranch in Maili and later at the family beach house at Mokapu. Merv was a Roosevelt Rough Rider, Class of 1940, he attended U.H. and was a U.S. Army veteran. In 1957, Mervin married Olga Maria Vanderborght who was originally from Belgium. Merv and Olga truly enjoyed their 55 years together in Hawaii nei, raising a family, hosting parties for family, friends and visitors from afar, travelling to Europe and other destinations. Merv retired as an Amfac Executive Vice President in 1986. Over a 35 year career, he covered much ground participating in development efforts on former Oahu Sugar lands from Halawa to Waikele, and and outer island projects including the Waiohai Hotel on Kauai, The King Kamehameha Hotel in Kona and the Ka’anapali Resort. Mervin is survived by his loving wife Olga, brother Leroy, sons Mark and Guy (Sherry), daughter Elizabeth (Jess) Snow, grandchildren Michele, Marcus Aukai, Marin Gilliland and Annie Ilikea and Ryder Snow. Please join us at Merv’s Celebration of Life on the Windward side, Saturday May 11, at the Koolau Center beneath the Pali Lookout, situated on Kionaole Road, just off the Kamehameha Hwy and H-3 interchange. Visitation from 10:00 to 11:15, Service from 11:15 to 12, and Pa’ina till 2:00. Aloha attire.

NORMAN ON YAU CHING

Posted On May 3rd, 2013 -

NORMAN ON YAU CHING Age 89, of Pearl City, HI, passed away April 21, 2013 in Kapolei. Born October 14, 1923 in Honolulu, HI. Retired federal government employee and US Army veteran. He is survived by wife, Shin Hop Ching; sons, Garrick (Yvonne) Ching, Clifton (Laurie) Ching, Gilmore (Rimiko) Ching; 8 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m. Thursday (May 9) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

GORDON J. MCRAE

Posted On May 3rd, 2013 -

GORDON J. MCRAE
Age 77, of Aiea, HI, passed away March 28, 2013 in Aiea. Born March 6, 1936 in Hilo, HI. Retired from Hawaiian Bitumals, and formerly with Amfac and Jorgensen Steel. His passion was dog obedience training. He is survived by wife, Kathlyn Soonie McRae; daughters, Tammy Kim Young, Nicole McRae-Mesch; 4 grand- children; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (May 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Prayer Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

ERNESTINA B. ARREOLA

Posted On May 3rd, 2013 -

ERNESTINA B. ARREOLA
Age 92, of Mililani, HI, passed away April 5, 2013 in Waipahu. Born January 27, 1921 in Santiago, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A retiree of Del Monte Pineapple Company. She is survived by son, Demetrio (Felipa) Arreola; daughters, Felicitas (Joe) Unico, Elisea Viloria; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grand- children; 1 great-great- grandchild. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday (May 6) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

ESTHER TERRY MILILANI ROE

Posted On May 2nd, 2013 -

ESTHER TERRY MILILANI ROE
Age 67, of Waianae, HI, passed away March 27, 2013 in Honolulu. Born March 23, 1946 in Lanai City, HI. Esther was a member of Gospel of Salvation Church. She is survived by husband, Faaili Roe; daughters, Rebecca K. (Pablito) Kakatin, Terrylynn K. (David) Kalahiki, Esther “Kuulei” (Louie) Kalahiki; father, Isaac I. Kaopuiki; sisters, Bernice I. (Allen) Cardines, Eunice K. (Scott) Hawkins; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday (May 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (May 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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