For Friday, November 9, 2012
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Nov 9, 2012
Benita Saberon Abing
Nov. 2, 2012
Benita Saberon Abing, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roger, Alex, Dexter, Amrit and Omar; daughter Sandra Whitworth; brothers Ata and Gabriel Saberon; and sisters Sally Saberon and Nancy Arakaki. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Nov. 27 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Frank Francisco Akau Jr.
Oct. 21, 2012
Frank Francisco Akau Jr., 89, of Santa Rosa, Calif., died in Santa Rosa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Josephina; sons Frank III and Dennis Sr.; daughters Suzanne, Cynthia, Valerie and Azalia; brothers Clarence and Reynolds; 14 grandchildren; and 16-great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland. No flowers.
Carol Kaui Allen
Oct. 10, 2012
Carol Kaui Allen, 67, of Ewa Beach, a retired city lifeguard, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John, Everett "Willy" and Milton; daughter Annette; brothers Fred Jr., Bogart and Greg Kealoha; sisters Judy Grace and Sylvia Kealoha; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.
Edison Jose Bautista
Oct. 31, 2012
Edison Jose "Mersol" Bautista, 62, of Waipahu, a retired Liliha Bakery receiving clerk, died in Waipahu. He was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Paulina B.; sons Meljun, Dennis, Jomer, Anthony, Charlone Edison Jr. and James P.; daughter Edielyn Manzano; mother Leonora; brothers William and Dominic; sisters Melendrina Corsino, Conchita Batoto, Norma Daligcon and Rose Gamatero; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Mildred D.M. Chong
Oct. 28, 2012
Mildred D.M. Chong, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alvin, Stephen and Reuben; daughters Cynthia Peterson and Gloria Chong; brother Kam Sai Chun; sisters Alice Kong, Rose Uehara and Eleanor Mau-Okimoto; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 16 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Oct. 31, 2012
Sheila Dudoit, 66, of Honolulu, an American Express customer service employee, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Faye Mercado and stepsister Faith Chong. Mass: 5 p.m. Saturday at St. Augustine Church. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Wednesday.
Anna R. Horne
Sept. 26, 2012
Anna R. "Ana" Horne, 61, of Honolulu, a substance abuse counselor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. No known survivors. Inurnment: 6 p.m. Thursday at The Cathedral of St. Andrew. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hanahauoli School, Hawaii Planned Parenthood or Honolulu Museum of Art.
George Phillip Jacang
Oct. 13, 2012
George Phillip Jacang, 81, of Wahiawa, a retired Army & Air Force Exchange employee and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Schofield Barracks. He is survived by son Anthony "Tony"; daughters Stella Kepo‘o and Angelina "Anna" Jacang; brothers Bernard O. and Rudy O.; sisters Eugenia C. Lindsey, Rosalie L.O. Ducosin, Annette M. Simmons and Estrelieta L. Maher; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
James Pauaka Kahooilihala Jr.
Oct. 18, 2012
James Pauaka "Kainoa" Kahooilihala Jr., 95, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired firefighter and truck driver, Hawaii Army National Guard veteran and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Richard Kahalewai and Francis Bento; daughters Faith N.K. Bromwich, Elizabeth N. Pacheco, Jamie L. Kahooilihala, Veronica Egan and Elnor Bento; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Casual attire.
Gwendolyn Mahealani Ani Loketi
Oct. 29, 2012
Gwendolyn Mahealani Ani Loketi, 56, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Keoni Ani; daughters Fieilo, Ainise and Gwendolyn; brothers Hiram, Leonard, Gregory, Donald and John Ani, and Pepe Mano; and sisters Janette Fano, Eileen Scanlan, Christine Aloalo-Takiguchi, Chandra Calderon and Liliu S. Gali. Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Sunday at Nanakuli Beach Park. Casual attire.
Nov. 2, 2012
Fa'avae Ma'ave, 52, of Honolulu, a construction and demolition mover, died. He was born in Nu'uuli, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Joslyn J.; sons Payton Goto, Shelton Ma'ave and Ta'u Galago; daughters Stephanie Ma'ave and Carolyn "Tai" Galago; sisters Fialoa Moevao, Poiva Pua'a and Mafutaga Misa; and three grandchildren. Visitation: noon Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Gordon K.T. Mew
Oct. 24, 2012
Gordon K.T. Mew, 77, of Kailua, president of Hawaii Innovative Engineering and an Air Force veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda, son Galen, sisters Mary Chun and Bessie Hayashi, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Anthony T. Natividad
Oct. 28, 2012
Anthony T. Natividad, 48, of Lahaina, an ‘Ulalena cast member, musician, instrument and stone craftsman and sound healer, died in Lahaina. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Jamie U., son Gavin Uyeda, daughters Waikaleolani and Aleia, mother Keiko N., brothers Christopher and Gregory, sisters Christina Clohan and Cathleen Bailey, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Thursday.
Marilyn M. Paiva
Oct. 20, 2012
Marilyn M. Paiva, 68, of Hilo, a retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. factory employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Alan Mefford, sons Derek and Joseph, brothers Robert and Nemesio "Junior" Diego, and sister Vallyrie Jardine. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 16 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Nancy Nuela Punohu-Zalopany
Oct. 31, 2012
Nancy Nuela Punohu-Zalopany, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired Kaneohe Police Department employee, died in Pohai Nani Good Samaritan Retirement Community. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Bob, daughters Sharon Alexander and Analia Furman, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Services: 11 a.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Owen Custino Robello Sr.
Oct. 14, 2012
Owen Custino Robello Sr., 74, of Wai-anae, a retired Oahu Transit Services bus driver and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Owen C. Jr., Sinai K. and Zion K.; daughters Owena-Lee Hooks, Odelle Alcantra, Sylawette R. Kuhiiki, and Laurene B. and Joelle Robello; hanai son Richard Adkins; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. Wednesday. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual or aloha attire.
Nov. 6, 2012
Jack Russell, 94, of Mountain View, Hawaii, proprietor of Hilo Scrap Metal, died at home. He was born in Byron, Mich. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Dennis; daughters Carrie Ann Russell, Mary Ann Tsuchiyama, Laurie Ann Tavares and Shirley Ann Shiotani; hanai son Manuel Castillo; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.
Oct. 23, 2012
Mitsuko Saito, 94, of Hilo, formerly of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired secretary for the Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Hilo, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son George; daughters Myrna Watanabe, Sandra Bullock and Lorna Nishiguchi; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert Earl Kailiala Saladaga Sr.
Nov. 1, 2012
Robert Earl Kailiala Saladaga Sr., 76, of Lihue, a retired Hawaii Air National Guard technical sergeant and aerospace control and warning system technician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Wailua, Kauai. He is survived by son Robert Jr.; daughters Earlene Wilson, Nadine Quides, Charlene Sacramed and Raeleen Salinas; brother George; sisters Augusta "Gussie" Shumacher, Theresa Yoshioka, Beatrice "Maui" Miller, Roberta "Maile" Consibog, Gladys "Lani" Costa-Ayres and Juanita Freeman; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Kauai Veterans Center. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Richard John Tavares Santiago
Oct. 30, 2012
Richard John Tavares Santiago, 30, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a Five Diamond Maintenance employee, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Richard and Shirley Tavares, brother Boye, sister Jane Tavares and grandmothers Jenny Tavares and Emmeline Foster. Visitation: 9 a.m. Nov. 17 at Mana Christian Ohana Church, Kahilu Town Hall. Services: 10 a.m.
Dennis Eugene Simao
Oct. 26, 2012
Dennis Eugene "Migito" Simao, 68, of Eleele, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar Plantation utility truck driver, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Eleele. He is survived by daughter Dorothy Kaliloa, brother George, sisters Stella Mission and Patricia Calves, eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Salt Pond Beach Park, main pavilion. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire.
Beatrice Mary Souza
Oct. 29, 2012
Beatrice Mary Souza, 67, of Cave Junction, Ore., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Solano County General Services custodial supervisor, died in Grants Pass, Ore. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers William, Edward and Peter; and sister Henrietta Lee. Services on the mainland. Online condolences: since1928hull.com.
Jean Marie Wetzel Stevenson
Nov. 6, 2012
Jean Marie Wetzel Stevenson, 64, of Princeville, Kauai, a real estate agent for Keller Williams Realty, died at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by two sisters and a brother. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Pacific, Princeville.
Richard Lasher Strother
Nov. 1, 2012
Richard Lasher Strother, 74, of Naalehu, Hawaii, died. He was born in Glendale, Calif. He is survived by companion Pat Carter, sons David and Todd, daughter Cheryl Lyn Brown, brother Bud and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at his beach residence in Milolii.
Fichiko Lippwe Uri
Oct. 22, 2012
Fichiko Lippwe Uri, 75, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Chuuk, Micronesia. She is survived by sons Mario and Kiteichy Kitao; daughters Kitela K. Aniol and Kitaela L. Kalima; brothers Esikiel Lippwe and Ben and Peter Sisra; sister Keretsel Itamin; 25 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial in Chuuk.
Nov. 5, 2012
Alvin "Barney" Wasano, 76, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Marine Corps gunnery sergeant and a Boeing Co. industrial fireman, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Julia, son Cedric H., daughter Blanche M. Tombleson-Wasano, brother Stanley, sisters Lorraine Davis and Joann Souza, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Casual attire.