Doris Kikuye Yamashiro

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May 18, 2016
Doris Kikuye Yamashiro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired accounting firm bookkeeper, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Kuiaha, Maui. She is survived by son Dr. Ken M., daughters Ann N. Kapuniai and Lynn T. Oshiro, brother Richard Kiyabu, sisters Sue Nakasaki and Haruko Okita, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Steven Bruce Work

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Feb. 28, 2016
Steven Bruce Work, 51, of Ocean View, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in London. No services.

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Violeta Bagayas Stubelick

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May 4, 2016
Violeta Bagayas Stubelick, 58, of Chula Vista, Calif., a United Health Care medical claims auditor, died in Chula Vista. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by fiance Bill Hacht; son Edward; daughters Vivian, Evette, Cheryl and Kayla; father Pablo Bagayas; brother Jimmy; sisters Deli, Letty, Linda, Neda, Delly and Tessie; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. June 3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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James Harold Ross

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May 23, 2016
James Harold Ross, 68, of Kailua-Kona and Craig, Colo., owner of Intermountain Real Estate and a real estate broker, died at home in Kailua-Kona. He was born in Delta, Colo. He is survived by wife Kathleen, son Sterling, daughter Allison LeWarne, sisters Patricia Stroud and Kristi Ross, and four grandchildren. Private services and canoe scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

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Doris Misuko Okimoto

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April 29, 2016
Doris Misuko Okimoto, 85, of Honolulu, retired owner of Elizabeth’s Florist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by nephew Gregg Ushijima and niece Holly Kaneshiro. Private services.

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Kay Sugako Nishimitsu

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May 10, 2016
Kay Sugako Nishimitsu, 88, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Cleo S. Sato. Private services.

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Lawrence Yutaka Nishiki

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May 11, 2016
Lawrence Yutaka Nishiki, 92, of Honolulu, sole proprietor and owner of Nishiki Auto Repair and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by sons Newton A. and Arnold A., and brother George M. No services.

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Kimieng Lee U

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May 12, 2016
Kimieng Lee U, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Guang Dong, Zhong Shan, China. She is survived by sons Rui Yuan Li and Soi Keong Lei, daughters Amy Cheng and Wendy Lei, and four grandchildren. Visitation and Taoist services: 9 a.m. May 31 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

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Loretta Noh Lee

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May 22, 2016
Loretta Noh Lee, 89, of Honolulu, a retired real estate broker and artist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ethan P.; daughters Sheri and Lori Lee, and Tina Sigarto; and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Honolulu Museum of Art.

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James C. Jennings

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May 14, 2016
James C. “Jim” Jennings, 71, of Kauai, an assistant spiritual director and bereavement counselor at Kauai Hospice and manager of an international public affairs firm in Washington, D.C., died. He was born in Virginia. He is survived by husband Dudley. Privates services. Contributions may be directed to Kauai Hospice.

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Edith T. Higashi

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April 4, 2016
Edith T. Higashi, 95, of Los Angeles, a Sav-on-Drugs clerk, died. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by brothers David and Richard “Kenji,” sister Peggy Yaka, caregiver and nephew Jason Yaka, and caregiver and niece-in-law Linda Yaka. Private services.

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Ryan William Devaney

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April 12, 2016
Ryan William “Bo” Devaney, 29, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a construction worker for Devaney Construction, will be remembered in services 11 a.m. May 29 at Honaunau Bay boat ramp (church lot), Hawaii. He died on Oahu. He was born in Flagstaff, Ariz. He is survived by companion Dera-Lynn Sumida; son Ryden; daughters Drea and Rayn; parents Bill and Beth; brother Andrew; sister Leah; hanai brothers Ha’aheo Kaiawe, Mareko Mareko Jr., Ikaika Marzo and Andrew Dunn; and hanai sister Aulike Kaiawe. Casual attire.

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Adelaida Lajorda Correa

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May 13, 2016
Adelaida Lajorda Correa, 99, of Waipahu, a retired Tasty Broiler Restaurant dishwasher, died in Waipahu. She was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Edward, Juan Jr. and Mario Marcelino; daughters Florence Longboy and Shirley Frez; brother Benny; sister Trinidad; 24 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 1 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Florence Luella Burgoyne

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May 13, 2016
Florence Luella Burgoyne, 90, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fayette, Wis. She is survived by daughter Holly B. Ames and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. June 5 at Christ Church, Kailua. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Thomas Patrick Awong Sr.

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May 16, 2016
Thomas Patrick “Blackie” Awong Sr., 72, of Pearl City, a retired Hawaiian Cement truck driver, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Thomas Jr. and Ian; brothers Clair and Joseph P. Sr.; sisters Marjorie Perreira, Lola J. Sorrow and Sarah Lehmann; companion Marge Lepolo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 4 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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HELEN O.S. UYEHARA

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HELEN O.S. UYEHARA Helen O.S. Uyehara, age 89, passed away on April 20, 2016, while playing at the Keno machines in Las Vegas. She was with her son, Dennis and daughter-in-law, Phyllis. She was born on March 28, 1927 and lived on the pineapple plantation in Molokai during her childhood and later moved to Honolulu, where she met and married her husband of almost 60 years, Albert Uyehara. Helen worked for over 40 years as a waitress at the Surf Room in the "Pink Palace" (Royal Hawaiian Hotel). She loved to go to Las Vegas as often as she could and play video poker and Keno. Helen loved her family and her dogs and took care of everyone around her. She remained active to the end, still cooking special dinners for her sons and dogs every day. She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert Uyehara, and is survived by sons, Dennis and Daniel Uyehara; daughter, Carole Uyehara Jewik of Alamo, California; grandchildren, Sherry Gaillard, Jonathan, Connor, and Ryan Jewik; great grandson, Owen Gaillard; brothers, James Lim of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and David and Kenneth Kim of Las Vegas, Nevada. Private services held.

FLORANTE TONY GONZALES

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FLORANTE TONY GONZALES Beloved Husband, Father, Grand/Great/Great-Great Grandfather November 26, 1927-November 30, 2015, age 88. Born Paia, Hi, passed in Las Vegas, NV. Husband to Mercedes Yana *, ChildrenAnthony Romero *, Rose Dias, Lucas Paul, Julia, Florante Bernard, Teresa, Valerie, Dionisio, 22 grand, 32 great- grand, 3 gr-gr grandchildren *Deceased COL June 25, 2016, Praise Chapel Whitmore Village 1:30-3:30 p.m. White Attire. Donations in lieu of flowers. Please contact Valerie for questions at: plumeria61@outlook.com

ROSE KEIKO TOKIOKA

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ROSE KEIKO TOKIOKA Age 73, of Waipahu, HI, passed away April 26, 2016 in Aiea, HI. Born July 6, 1942 in Waipahu, HI. Preceded in death by granddaughter, Eliana Minami. She is survived by husband, Wallace Tokioka; daughters, Tessie (Cary) Shinozawa, Trina (Craig) Minami; brothers, Gilbert (Dorothy) Mikami, Russell (Diane) Mikami; sisters, June Kubo, Hilda (Lawrence) Kunishige, Evelyn (Edward) Harakuni; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (May 31) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Celebration of Life 10:30 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers please.

MARCELA “MARCIE” GUZON BALLESTEROS

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MARCELA MARCIE GUZON BALLESTEROS Age 61, of Waipahu, HI, passed away April 27, 2016 in Waipahu, HI. Born January 31, 1955 in Lumbad, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She was employed at the State of Hawaii-Department of Education. She is survived by husband, Rufino M. Ballesteros; son, Eddie (Madeline) Ballesteros; daughters, Vielia Bucabal, Marjorie (Troy) Adkins; brothers, Ben (Juanita) Guzon, Jaime Guzon; sisters, Clara Salvatierra, Elsa Guzon, Rosario Guzon; 7 grandchildren. Visitation 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m., Wednesday (June 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m., Thursday (June 2) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu). Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Jennie Yoko Sueyoshi

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JENNIE YOKO SUEYOSHI In 2013, Jennie Yoko Sueyoshi of Napa, CA suffered a major stroke which left her paralyzed on her right side. For three years she continued to be very brave and courageous dealing with a disability as well as the long goodbye to her Family. On May 4, 2016 at the age of 83, she transcended this life and became free from her body. Jennie Yoko Sueyoshi was born Yoko Yoshida on July 21, 1932 in Chiba, Japan. She is survived by three daughters; Indra, Theresa and Susan. Two sons, Clifford and Eric, a granddaughter Sofia, and grandson Nathan. She is also survived in Japan by four sisters, Taeko, Sanae, Takako, Yoshie, and brother Hiroshi as well as several nieces and nephews. Private services.

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