For Tuesday, June 29, 2010
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 29, 2010
Robert Wendell Akee
June 15, 2010
Robert Wendell Akee, 67, of Aiea, a mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Robert W. and Darryl J., brothers Glen Valencia and Marvin Akee, sister Betty Kalani and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples.
Florentina Ariola Begonia
June 17, 2010
Florentina Ariola "Tina" Begonia, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired Kaiser Permanente licensed practical nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wainaku, South Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Albert "Sonny" and George, daughter Patricia "Pat" Wallace, brothers Albert Villanueva Sr. and Lawrence Ariola, sisters Cecilia Dana and Carol Sonoda, 14 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great- grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3rd Ward, 44 Leilehua Road, Wahiawa. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Philippe Buela Bodonia
May 22, 2010
Philippe Buela "Epe" Bodonia, 82, of Ewa Beach, a Honolulu Airport Marriott retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Celia B., daughters Josie Daclison and Marie-Ann Bodonia, brothers Herminio and Teofilo, sister Mercedez B. Anacay, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Glenda Marie Celebrado
June 4, 2010
Glenda Marie Celebrado, 57, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Michael E.; son Kristoffer M.; daughter Kathleen L.; brothers Leon, Alvin, David and Michael Riel; sisters Julie Dayaganon, Audrey Dela Cruz and Georgette Nickulas; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Wallace Koon Hew Chang
June 8, 2010
Wallace Koon Hew Chang, 93, of Aiea, a retired Castle & Cooke computer programmer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Beverly H.L. Pang and Charlene S.Y. Liu; sisters Mildred Chun, Phyllis Young, Constance Ching and Clara Lum; and five grandchildren. Private services.
John Christopher Pagan
June 26, 2010
John Christopher Pagan, 49, of Kahului, a state Highways Division laborer in Keanae, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son John C., daughters Tia K. Souza and Cody K. Pagan, father John, mother Margaret Espiritu, sisters Blossom Pagdilao and Hilda L. Albert, and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Gloria Jean Paulino
June 22, 2010
Gloria Jean "Gola" Paulino, 65, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a manager and cashier for a restaurant, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born on Maui. She is survived by companion Tony Ancheta; sons Tony Jr., Wayne and Andrew J.; stepdaughters Jodell Ancheta and Jolene Lu; brothers George, Benny and Sonny Torres; sister Sara Pacheco; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.
Melvin Thomas Saunders
May 31, 2010
Melvin Thomas Saunders, 66, of Waianae, an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alfred and Kevin, daughter Melvalee Kaulia, mother Dorothy, brothers Richard and Milton, sisters Dorothy Ae and Agnes Saunders, and 10 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Hanako Dorothy Uota
May 29, 2010
Hanako Dorothy Uota, 84, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Mildred M. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Orvis James Warmoth Jr.
June 12, 2010
Orvis James "Jim" Warmoth Jr., 83, of Honolulu, owner and operator of Consolidated Insurance Adjustors and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Quincy, Ill. He is survived by wife Connie; sons Gary Warmoth and Charles Baptiste; daughters Sheryl Cyrus, Lori Regalia, Becki Haynes and Joni Walter; hanai daughter Lady; sister Sally Oakes; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. next Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Robert Ichiro Watanabe
June 24, 2010
Robert Ichiro "Porky" Watanabe, 84, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Tug & Barge chief engineer and Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Lilly, daughters Jodi Smith and Rae Piesner, and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.
John Douglas Williams
June 25, 2010
John Douglas Williams, 72, of Haiku, Maui, a retired Maui Electric power plant manager and Navy senior chief petty officer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Kingfisher, Okla. He is survived by wife Maile; sons Walter Spratte and John K. Williams; daughters Pamela M. and Sheralee L. Williams, and Lynn N. Blomfield; hanai daughter Tachie McDonald; mother Marie K.; brother Michael H.; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m.