For Monday, October 18, 2010
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Oct 18, 2010
Virginia Obando Agoy
Sept. 9, 2010
Virginia Obando Agoy, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Cabuloan, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Calixto O., Esteban O., Auxelio O. and Crispin O.; daughters Conception A. Agtang, Lilia A. Tolentino, Nenet A. Calaro and Ruthmarie O. and Pury O. Agoy; sister Inosencia Agno; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Lunch: noon.
Ruth Kaui Cutcher
Sept. 28, 2010
Ruth Kaui Cutcher, 80, of Kailua, also known as "Cutch" and "Slim," a retired licensed practical nurse at Castle Medical Center and Straub Kailua Clinic who served in the Army Medical Corps in the Korean War, died in Kailua. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by sons David K. Jr. and Fredrick K., daughters Debra R. Atonio and Kristine DeCorte, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Services: 10:15 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Adelaida Ignacio Elisaga
Sept. 17, 2010
Adelaida Ignacio "Aida" Elisaga, 63, of Aiea, formerly of Waimea, Hawaii, a production line worker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Ballesteros, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by husband William Sr.; son William Jr.; brothers Pepe and Jhony Ignacio; sisters Mavis Ortiz, Mary Jane Sadoy and Teresita Gaddi; hanai sister Doming Ignacio; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea. Mass: 7 p.m. Graveside burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Oct. 5, 2010
Toshiko Fujino, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Reef Tower hotel maid, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Ishikawa, Japan. She is survived by husband Masashi, brother Shinichi Tamaru and sister Noriko Shinzo. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
George Robert Hastings
Oct. 10, 2010
George Robert Hastings, 67, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a truck driver, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Jackson, Mich. He is survived by wife Mary, daughters Rebecca Hastings and Jeannette Johnson, hanai daughter Mona Navas, brother Doug and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday until 5 p.m. Sunday at Hookena Beach Park. Scattering of ashes: 10:10 a.m. Saturday. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo or Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Bernicia Ah Lan Ka'opio
Oct. 12, 2010
Bernicia Ah Lan Ka'opio, 60, of Ewa Beach, an Alu Like Inc. kupuna program manager and site coordinator, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Matthew K. Sr.; sons Matthew "Chuna" K. Jr. and Brede N.; daughters Kimball K. Ka'opio, Bernicia P. Cooper and Irene-Leilani K. Bright; mother Lilian K. Naihe; brothers Edward Jr., Charles A., Newman K., Lane, Cy, Hanalei and Kamuela Naihe; sisters Debra L. Flores, Valarie G. Medina and Jade Bedell; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire.
John Kalani Kiambao
Oct. 6, 2010
John Kalani Kiambao, 72, of Hana, a retired Hotel Hana Maui groundskeeper, died in Kahului. He was born in Hana. He is survived by sisters Hazel Oliveira and Agnes Miyajima, and caregivers Lisa Oliveira-Tua, Lemoe Tue and Reinhardt "Papa" Crowell. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Puuiki Cemetery.
William A. Kissenberger Sr.
Oct. 14, 2010
William A. Kissenberger Sr., 85, of Kailua, a retired federal employee at Hickam Air Force Base, died. He was born in Canton, Ohio. He is survived by sons William Jr., Brian and Robert; daughters Don Marie Chung, Michele Henry and Angela Higa; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua. Mass: 4:15 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Frances Bernadette Farias Lessard
Oct. 5, 2010
Frances Bernadette Farias "Bernie" Lessard, 65, of Fremont, Calif., a Kaiser Permanente retiree and owner of Frances Lessard Travel, died in Fremont. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Donald, son Scott, daughter Michelle, mother Frances Farias, brothers Patrick and Joseph Farias, sister Theresa Cooper and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kam Yip Louie
Sept. 25, 2010
Kam Yip Louie, 97, of Honolulu, a retired packer with Yick Lung Co., died. She was born in China. She is survived by son Chock Hoo, daughter Yuen Wun Lee, sister Kam Fung Yip, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary.
Joseph Felice Nicolai
Oct. 14, 2010
Joseph Felice Nicolai, 100, of Kailua, a real estate developer, died. He was born in Castiglione a Casauria, Italy. He is survived by wife Nancy, son Joseph Jr., daughter Mary Ann Minner, sister Beatrice Drogo, five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:15 p.m. Friday at Kailua Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Services: 5 p.m.
Joy Kimiyo Oshiro
Oct. 1, 2010
Joy Kimiyo Oshiro, 76, of Honolulu, a Crystal Magic store manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by son Myles; daughters Michelle Chang, Robin Kotani and Jamie Oshiro; brother Robert Hirano; sisters Shirley Kodani and Alice Yamauchi; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sunday at Toho No Hikari, 3610 Nuuanu Pali Drive.
Alice Park Phillips
Oct. 4, 2010
Alice Park Phillips, 84, of Kaneohe, a Hopaco sales representative, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Roberta P. Mayor, Joanne P. Kaneta, Gerilyn P. Murai and Jacqueline Phillips; brother Hio Whoon Park; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Sophia Gutierres Relles
Oct. 5, 2010
Sophia Gutierres Relles, 86, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in North Kohala. She is survived by sons Frederick, Llewellyn, Bruce A. and Nathan N.; daughters Theresa Kishimoto and Veronica Relles; brothers Joseph, Gary and Manuel Gutierres; sisters Helen Ortiz, MaryAnn Gutierres, Miriam Reyes, Rose Figueroa and Dolores Caravalho; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.
Benjamin Kaleo'ola Spalding
Oct. 12, 2010
Benjamin Kaleo'ola "Spring" Spalding, 67, of Hilo, a construction worker and assistant facilities coordinator for the Merrie Monarch Festival, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Daisy; son Michael; daughters Gwen Spalding, Crystallynn Spalding-Poepoe and Victoria Spalding-Harris; sisters Pearl Wong and Ethel Kaikuana; and 16 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Glad Tidings Church, 113 Kuawa St., Hilo. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Joe Allen Tully
Oct. 13, 2010
Joe Allen Tully, 64, of Kailua-Kona, a minister at Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Houston. He is survived by son David; daughters Bumi, Mihwa, Jamie and Hyoja; mother Althea; and brother Robert. Visitation: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.
Robert Chong Hee Yee
Oct. 5, 2010
Robert Chong Hee "Bob" Yee, 90, of Honolulu, a retired real estate developer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen T.; sons Brian C.T. and Randal C.K.; daughters Bernadette Y. Gaskell and Susan N.H. and Claudia N. Yee; sister Lilian Y. Ching; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:15 p.m. at Lin Yee Chung Manoa Chinese Cemetery.
Diana M.Y. You
Oct. 7, 2010
Diana M.Y. You, 86, of Hilo died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Barnaby and Gregory, daughter Cecilia Y. Ramos, brother Frank Kim, sisters Marion Rajcevich and Hannah Han, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.