For Wednesday, November 17, 2010
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Nov 17, 2010
Oct. 26, 2010
Mariano Berengue, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard clerk, died in Honolulu. He was born on the Big Island. He is survived by sons Gale and Freddie Berengue, and Pete Wagner; daughters Holly Young and Frances Lui-Kwan; 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Oahu Cemetery.
Byron Russell Ching
Oct. 9, 2010
Byron Russell Ching, 40, of Waianae, an Atlas Sales Co. construction worker, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Justinne K. Chin, and Kamaile M. and Virginia K. Ching; mother Virginia Ann; brothers Donald Jr. and Vernon K.; sister Mei Ling M.; and grandparent Eleanor Apolo. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church, Waianae. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
William Bill Cordeiro
Oct. 28, 2010
William Bill "Stumpy" Cordeiro, 88, of Honolulu, an Army retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edna, son William M., daughter Calie Boland, brother Jim, sisters Adeline Clark and Gladys Beauregard, five grandchildren, seven great- grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
John Arthur Gomes Jr.
Oct. 19, 2010
John Arthur Gomes Jr., 69, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. shift supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dianna, sons John A. III and David H., hanai son Stephen Mendenhall, hanai daughter Rosemary Sylva, mother Mabel T., brothers James R. and Jarry P., and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. No flowers. Updated information for an obituary published Friday.
Jocelyn Yoshie Hayashida
Nov. 6, 2010
Jocelyn Yoshie Hayashida, 58, of Honolulu, a coder at the Queen's Medical Center, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Brent and Wyatt, and brothers Wayne and Leslie Mizumoto. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nov. 8, 2010
Solomon Ibaniez, 75, of Koloa, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar irrigator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by brothers Absalon "Bobo" and Peter, and sisters Hazel Bukoski, Gloria Balbin, Agar Parraga and Helen Benedicto. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Saint Raphael's Catholic Church, Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Clarence Mikio Inoue
Nov. 14, 2010
Clarence Mikio Inoue, 62, of Hilo, an HPM Building Supply supervisor and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Teruko, brother Alvin and sisters Jane Kawachi and Karen Inoue. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.
Brandon Mitsuo Kawasaki
Oct. 18, 2010
Brandon Mitsuo Kawasaki, 31, of Gilbert, Ariz., died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Clifton and Karen, brothers Cameron and Devin, and daughter Bailey M. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Higashi Hongwanji, 1685 Alaneo St., Honolulu. Casual attire. No flowers.
David Kalani Kihei
Nov. 8, 2010
David Kalani Kihei, 83, of Kaneohe, a mason, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Julie L., son Randal, six grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. today at Valley of the Temples.
Young Chun Ko
Oct. 31, 2010
Young Chun "Chuck" Ko, 85, of Aiea, a retired Hickam Air Force Base aircraft electrician and an Air Force veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret J.S.; sons Michael, Klayton and Calvin; daughters Diane Ko and Deborah Lau; brother Robert; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at 1st Assembly of God, 3400 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.
Sept. 27, 2010
Raymond "Sonny" Martinson, 81, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Kawaihae Terminal longshoreman and an Army veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Annie; sons Milton, Scott and Dean; sister Myrtle Shiroyama; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Sunday at Kawaihae Canoe Club. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.
Nov. 7, 2010
Thomas "Tom" Matthews, 79, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy chief petty officer and retiree of Pacific Division Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Pearl Harbor, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Akron, Ohio. He is survived by wife Toshiko, sons Keven and David, daughter Sandra and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Makiki Mason Temple, 1227 Makiki St., Honolulu. Inurnment: 2 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.
Nov. 1, 2010
George Miyachi, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Aviation Administration Pacific Region public affairs officer, Naval Supply Center in Pearl Harbor, photographer and Hawaii Times press photographer, died in Palolo Hospice center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stella H.; son Randall; daughter Christine G. Christian; brothers Henry, James and Harry; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waialae Baptist Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Larissa Deanna Shimoda Nakasone
Sept. 30, 2010
Larissa Deanna Shimoda Nakasone, 40, of Kailua-Kona died in Kona. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Andrew; son Jacob; daughters Deanna Shimoda-Nakasone and Adrian and Josslynn Nakasone; father Edlin Shimoda; mother Beverly Huddy; brother Martin Antonio; and sisters Rhonette Poepoe and Ramona Lariosa. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.
Benjamin A. Obra
Nov. 9, 2010
Benjamin A. "Ben" Obra, 88, of Pahala, Hawaii, a Kau Agribusiness farm employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Tayug, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Gregoria; son Isidro; daughters Zoraida Abellera and Luzviminda Payne; brother Maximo; sisters Josefina Gancena, Saturnina Pamandre and Margarita Gombio; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Church, Pahala. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.
Donald A. Pontillas
Nov. 15, 2010
Donald A. Pontillas, 82, of Honolulu, formerly of New Orleans, a U.S. Postal Service supervisor and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in New Orleans. He is survived by nieces Leslie Pontillas and Marylee Juneau. Committal services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Clifford Alibin Rafanan
Nov. 14, 2010
Clifford Alibin Rafanan, 47, of Paia, Maui, a Lahaina Farms store director, Foodland Super Market store director who was discharged from the Army Reserve, died. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by wife Lisa, sons Alexander Kelekoma and Spencer Rafanan, daughter Danielle, mother Erlinda, brother Chester, sister Caroline Cabanting and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 19, 2010
Don "Ricky" Rivera, 56, of Honolulu, a minister of Jehovah's Witnesses, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynn; mother Frances Francisco; stepfather Richard Francisco; brother Pete; and sisters Cynthia Vilanova, Crystal Walden, Debra Rosario and Amber Murphy. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall, McCully Congregation Room 4, 5156 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu.
Laverne Ha'alou Kawaihau Salvador
Oct. 20, 2010
Laverne Ha'alou Kawaihau Salvador, 60, of Ely, Nev., a hotel manager, died. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Jason Flores and Kamalu Maeda; daughter Kalei Ostreim; brothers David Kawaihau Jr. and Lawrence Thompson Jr.; sisters Davina, Herberta, Jennielynn and Barbara Kawaihau; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahua Ranch, Kohala, Hawaii. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Sam A. Samonte
Nov. 5, 2010
Sam A. Samonte, 79, of Anchorage, Alaska, formerly of Honolulu, a former U.S. Embassy employee in Manila, retired Navy disbursing clerk and a Navy veteran, died in Anchorage. He was born in Rosario, Cavite, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marissa; sons Sammy and Simms; daughters Malia Mateo, Florina Samonte-Yereance and Venus, Aphrodite and Princess Samonte; brothers Rick and Nilo; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual or aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
Robert Lawrence Stuhr
Nov. 8, 2010
Robert Lawrence "Bobby" Stuhr, 50, of Haiku, Maui, a Maui Police Department police officer, died at home. He was born in Oxnard, Calif. He is survived by wife Tina, sons Kaleb J. and Logan, stepson Bishop Pahia, mother Armida S. McClure, stepfather Miles McClure and sister Andrea M. Sues. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Sugar Beach, Kihei, Maui. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations will be placed in a trust fund for his sons.