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For Wednesday, October 20, 2010


Francisco Akhay Sr.
Sept. 24, 2010
Francisco Akhay Sr., 77, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired civil service security police and truck driver at Barbers Point Naval Air Station and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, a sensei instructor and owner of Shiki Shin Funi Karate School in Waipahu, and an Army veteran who served in the 2nd Infantry Division in the Korean War, died in Pahala. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Diane; sons Francisco Jr., Wayne and Glenn; daughters Doreen Ballo and Crystal Masulit; stepson Jarvis Canoy; hanai son Randy Yoro; hanai daughter Lala Yoro; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mabel Pereira Arena
Oct. 11, 2010
Mabel Pereira Arena, 91, of Seattle died in Seattle. She was born in Kaiwiki, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Eugene, Ernest "Nesto" and Victor; daughter Anera; hanai son Ross Nelson; sister Florence Ide; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Graveside committal services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Alae Cemetery, Section E. Casual attire.

Gail Marie Beddow
Sept. 18, 2010
Gail Marie Beddow, 83, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by sons Randall, Malcolm and Christian; daughter Lindley Garnier; sisters Mildred Conklin and Margery Castro; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Holy Nativity, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway, Aina Haina. Services: 11 a.m. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

Sharon Vickie Cabaltera-Rowland
Oct. 3, 2010
Sharon Vickie Cabaltera-Rowland, 59, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Wayne Sakai, sons Jason and Nathaniel Rowland, brother Victoriano Cabaltera Jr., sister Beverly J. Tachibana and three grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Solid Rock Ministries in Puna. Services: 3 p.m. Gathering to follow at the Rowland residence in Hawaiian Beaches. Casual attire.

Erwin Viado Celes
Sept. 7, 2010
Erwin Viado Celes, 19, of Mililani, a shift manager at Little Caesars in Wahiawa, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Rolando L. Sr. and Rowena V., brothers Rolando V. Jr. and Rolly V., and sisters Georgia V. and Genie V. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Linda A. Cote
Aug. 11, 2010
Linda A. Cote, 69, of Honolulu, a city Environmental Services Department employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Berlin, N.H. She is survived by son Kim, brother John and sister Maureen. Services held. Donations suggested to Therapeutic Horsemanship of Hawaii, P.O. Box 138, Waimanalo, HI 96795. Call 284-2117 or visit

Stanley Dale Crivello Sr.
Oct. 1, 2010
Stanley Dale Crivello Sr., 85, of Kihei, a former partner at Haleakala Masonry and C&K Construction, died at home. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Anita "Naomi"; son Stanley Jr.; daughters Elizabeth Cadirao, Deborah Marote, Patricia Scofield and Louise Akazawa; brother Peter; sisters Margaret Lee, Violet Pruitt and Blanche Iaukea; and 12 grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent to 274 Ailana Place, Kihei, HI 96753.

Claude Holt Doughtie
Oct. 8, 2010
Claude Holt Doughtie, 82, of Kailua, a retiree, died in Kailua. He was born in Macon, Ga. He is survived by wife Maureen G. and daughters Maureen Kiely and Sharon M. Doughtie-Kramer. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

Walter R. Fitzsimmons
Oct. 15, 2010
Walter R. Fitzsimmons, 55, of Kihei, Maui, a retired Verizon Communications system analyst, died at home. He was born in Queens, N.Y. He is survived by wife Abby, parents Walter J. and Patricia, brother James and sisters Patricia Pfeister, Jane LaVelle, Sue Pereira and Barbara Fitzsimmons. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. today at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Frank Smith Harryman
Oct. 9, 2010
Frank Smith Harryman, 92, of Honolulu, a retired commodities broker and a Navy officer, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Wichita, Kan. He is survived by stepson Milton Vedder and stepdaughters Toni Marston and Kim Truesdale. Private services.

Robert Seizo Higa
Oct. 4, 2010
Robert Seizo "Buddy" Higa, 90, of Honolulu, a civil service retiree and an Army and Air Force veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Robert T., daughter Charlene V. Kamai, brother David I., sister Sarah S. Jones, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Jack Tadao Miyashiro
Oct. 6, 2010
Jack Tadao Miyashiro, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Star Market meat department operations manager, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Carolyn H. Hanagami; brother Harry; sisters Violet Ono, June Miyasato, Lilly Kimura and Ruth Fujioka; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Mildred Misao Nakagawa
Oct. 7, 2010
Mildred Misao Nakagawa, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired St. Ann's School cook, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Terry and Mark, daughters Kathleen Inouye and Maura Tanaka, brother Tsuneo Masuda, sister Bettie, six grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at the park cemetery. No flowers.

George Yukio Nishimoto
Aug. 8, 2010
George Yukio Nishimoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retiree of the federal Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Natural Resources Management Programs and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mable F.; brothers Joseph, Edwin and Brian; and sister Emma Koshiro. Private scattering of ashes at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No monetary offerings.

Andres Cadiz Pascua
Oct. 12, 2010
Andres Cadiz Pascua, 69, of Honolulu, a retiree from The Tree People, died in Houston. He was born in San Juan, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Zenaida, son Samuel, daughters Mary Jane Miguel and Clemencia Kim, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Healani Dorothy Reis
Sept. 17, 2010
Healani Dorothy "Tootsie" Reis, 98, of Pearl City died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by daughter Nova-Jean L. McKenzie, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Private services.

Violeta Cobarrubias Riola
Oct. 10, 2010
Violeta Cobarrubias Riola, 59, of Honolulu, a waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by brothers Manuel and Bimbo, and sisters Menchie, Lourdes, Carina, Zayda, Josephine, Corazon and Cristina Cobarrubias and Virginia Mendoza. Services to be held in the Philippines.

Mikie Sakurao
Sept. 23, 2010
Mikie Sakurao, 86, of Pearl City, a retired federal employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by nephews Clayton Sakurao and Kent Sumida, niece Ann and caregiver Maria Joy Lazo. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Alice T.M. Tanioka
Oct. 2, 2010
Alice T.M. Tanioka, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Kauai Island Tours Japanese tour narrator, died at home. She was born in Port Allen, Kauai. She is survived by son Dennis, daughter Susan Kikuyama, sister Charlotte Yoshitake, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Esperanza Butay Ventura
Sept. 11, 2010
Esperanza Butay "Peran" Ventura, 88, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Kenneth B. and Rogelio, daughter Tessie Ogura, sister Tomasa Cristobal, 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ruth Hayami Watanabe
Oct. 6, 2010
Ruth Hayami Watanabe, 93, of Mililani, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Theodore, Clyde, Dean and Wade; daughter Pamela Nakamura; brother Raymond Matsunaga; 14 grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Jiro Yokoyama
Oct. 12, 2010
Jiro Yokoyama, 95, of Pearl City, formerly of Kekaha, Kauai, a Kekaha Sugar Co. truck driver, died. He was born in Kekaha. He is survived by sons Paul, Robin and Kerry; daughter Arleen Higa; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Friendship Bible Church, 91-1130 Renton Road, Ewa. Casual attire. No flowers.

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