KIHACHIRO SAKAMOTO

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KIHACHIRO SAKAMOTO Age 83, of Pearl City, HI, passed away January 23, 2015 in Pearl City, HI. Born October 19, 1931 in Lanai City, HI. An Army veteran who served during the Korean War. He is survived by wife, Kiyomi Sakamoto; sons, Roy Sakamoto, Milton (Shawn) Sakamoto; brother, Shoichi (Midori) Sakamoto; sister, Kimiko Nakagawa of Japan; 1 granddaughter. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Saturday (Apr. 4) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

Bernice “Bernie” S. Katada (Sawai)

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$nameBERNICE BERNIE S. KATADA (SAWAI) Age 75, of Aiea, HI, passed away February 10, 2015 in Aiea, HI. Born January 7, 1940 in Honolulu, HI. Alumni of St. Theresa School and St. Francis High School. She is survived by spouse, Edward K. Katada; sons, Emric K. (Sherri Lee) Katada, Kyle Y. (Melissa) Katada; brother, Glenn (Karen) Sawai; sisters, Jean (Kenneth) Oda, Lorraine Noda; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Saturday (Apr. 4) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

Marion E. Chaffee

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March 23, 2015
Marion E. Chaffee, 91, of Seattle, formerly of Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Seattle. She was born in Salt Lake City. She is survived by daughters Carol and Gail Chaffee, and Kathy C. Groff; son David; brother Robert Meibos; and three grandchildren. Services at a later date. Donations suggested to Senior Services of King County: seniorservices.org.

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Hideo Omine

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March 3, 2015
Hideo Omine, 91, of Honolulu, a Dole Corp. employee, died in Waipahu. He was born in Wai≠pahu. He is survived by son Michael H., daughter Marcia L. Perreira, sisters Miyoko Kamikawa and Dorothy C. Uchida, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Bertram T.K. Chong

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Feb. 1, 2015
Bertram T.K. “Brother” Chong, 81, of Honolulu, a retired city groundskeeper, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Carolyn Y.M. Ching. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Nuuanu Cemetery. Cas≠ual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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Georgia Kuuipo Vager

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March 4, 2015
Georgia Kuuipo Vager, 73, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert Jr. and Richard; daughters Theresa Ann De Soto, Georgia Ann Palau and Rainbow Punivai; brother Edward Sun Jr.; sisters Venus Cabinatan and Valerie Lau; 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark mortuary.com.

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M. Olivia Gibson

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March 19, 2015
Sister M. Olivia Gibson, 90, of Honolulu, a retired educator, died in St. Francis Manoa Convent. She was born in New Jersey. No known survivors. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Convent, 2715 Pamoa Road. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Caroline Haunani Victorino

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March 17, 2015
Caroline Haunani Victorino, 74, of Honolulu, a building maintenance supervisor and a Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Colleen M.; brothers Donald, Clarence, Philip and Edmund Kamaka; sisters Kathrine Swannie, Charolett Hoach, Gwen Achiu and Pat Igawa; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Loretta Wong Ing

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March 21, 2015
Loretta Wong “Lani” Ing, 95, of Honolulu, an office clerk at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hono≠lulu. She is survived by husband Noble K.H., daughter Darlene N. Ching, sons Darryl N. and Darwin K., brothers Phillip and Arthur Wong, sisters Lily Oto and Doro≠thy Pestana, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Congregational Church. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. April 7 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Johnson H. Wong

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Feb. 5, 2015
Johnson H. Wong, 84, of Hono­lulu, a supervising deputy for the state Department of the Attorney General and a retired Army colonel, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty L.; daughters Nola Chock, Holly Leong and Jani and Shari Wong; sister Anna; and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Gabriel Joaquin Jr.

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March 14, 2015
Gabriel Joaquin Jr., 85, of Kai≠lua, a retired dairyman for Foremost Dairies, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Leilani Adelaide, sons Gabriel III and John K., and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Miles Kazuo Yasuda

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March 6, 2015
Miles Kazuo “Coach Miles” Yasuda, 60, of Kaneohe, an air-conditioning supervisor for Elite Mechanical and a basketball coach at St. Andrew’s Priory and Project Hope, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Deborah A.T. “Debby”; daughters Kelly Yeung and Chelsea Yasuda; brothers Mark, Mel and Matthew; sisters Michelle Akiona and Myra and Marlene Yasuda; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Visitation to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

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Thi Phu Tran Ly

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March 19, 2015
Thi Phu Tran Ly, 86, of Hono≠lulu, a homemaker and a business owner, died in Liliha Health Care Center. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by husband Michiko Chen; daughter Michelle Chen; sons Charly, Michael and Calvin Chen; sister Kim Dinh and Anna Tran; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu. com.

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Robert Kanichi Matsuda

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Feb. 8, 2015
Robert Kanichi Matsuda, 83, of Aiea, retired owner and president of Alum-Glass Inc., died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Eleanor S.; sons Glenn, Scott and Chad; daughters Jeri Hirata, Jill Matro and Andrea Matsuda; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

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Carlyle H.E. Meierdiercks

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Feb. 24, 2015
Carlyle H.E. Meier-diercks, 90, of Kaneohe, an AT&T Long Lines manager in Hawaii and an Army Signal Corps veteran who served in World War II, died in Kailua. He was born in Baldwin, N.Y. He is survived by sons Robert, John, Paul and Michael; daughter Diana; and brother Robert. Services pending. No flowers. Donations suggested to Aloha United Way or Hawaii Foodbank.

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John M. Montalbano

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March 27, 2015
John M. Montalbano, 71, of Kapaa, Kauai, an electronics engineer at Tobyhanna Army Depot, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Scranton, Pa. He is survived by wife Ruth, son John A., daughters Lisa M. and Anna Lucia, brothers Benjamin and Robert, and sister Santa J. Corby. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Caesar William Kanai Book Jr.

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March 22, 2015
Caesar William Kanai Book Jr., 67, of Honolulu, a bus operator and a veteran of the Navy and Army, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katherine N., sons Keola N. and Keolani L., daughter Nalani, brother Joseph L. Kerr, sister Doris J. Carizosa and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Stephen S. Mossman

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March 21, 2015
Stephen S. Mossman, 64, of Kamuela, Hawaii, an Air Force airman first class who served in the Vietnam War, died in the VA Community Living Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Jon, Francis and Ronard. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at Moana­lua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kane­ohe.

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Patty Anne Burgo

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March 20, 2015
Patty Anne Burgo, 71, of Aiea, a retired general office clerk for Hawaiian Telephone Co. and a theater manager for Royal Consolidated Theatres, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bernard M., Benjamin A., Daniel A. and Douglas B. Burgo, and Roberto A. Tampos Jr.; daughters Evette E. Tampos and Lisa Mae Jones; brothers Fredrick W. Souza and David Wallace; sister Margaret “Jackie” Souza; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Aiko Naito

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Feb. 21, 2015
Aiko Naito, 92, of Waipahu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Jeanette Lenhart, Verna Miyamoto and Debra Waters; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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