For Wednesday, January 19, 2011
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 19, 2011
Jan. 3, 2011
Antonia Aikichy, 59, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Micronesia. She is survived by husband Supu; sons Dominic and Suwaik Samuel, and Liwis Aikichy; daughters Maureen Ledlec and Tonia, Suania, Suanin and July Aikichy; brother William Bossy; sisters Rosita Samuel and Josephin Luke; and 25 grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Ignacio Quidachay Babauta
Dec. 20, 2010
Ignacio Quidachay Babauta, 79, of Honolulu, a retired government employee and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Guam. He is survived by wife Marjorie, daughter Jadean and a grandchild. Private services.
Dec. 31, 2010
Toyoko "Yoko" Baham, 77, of Mililani died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Yamagata prefecture, Japan. She is survived by son Randolph. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Feb. 5 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Norman H. Eko
Dec. 21, 2010
Norman H. Eko, 50, of Ashburn, Va., formerly of Pearl City, an RLM Communications information assurance manager, died in Suburban Hospital in Virginia. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Janet. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. No flowers.
Jan. 8, 2011
Otome Kaneshiro Yago: Menokanegusuku, 101, of Honolulu, a retired co-owner of Columbia Inn, died. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Francis K. "Frenchy" and Robert R., daughters Lily Higuchi and Doris Sheppard, brother George J. Takara, sister Kiyoko K. Higuchi, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.
James Paul McMoore
Dec. 22, 2010
James Paul "Mac" McMoore, 71, of Waianae, a retired heavy equipment operator, truck driver and an Army veteran who served with the 1st Battle Group, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Emilia Kipapa; sons James Jr. and Jesse; daughter Kaleo Sivia; brothers Les Kent and Raleigh Reid; sisters Lillian T. Wipple, Marian Alexander, Shirley Lantrip, Jane Utu and Lucille S. Nua; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Divine Church of God, 86-406 Kuwale Road, Waianae. Lunch to follow.
Marian Mitsue Nishioka
Jan. 8, 2011
Marian Mitsue Nishioka, 88, of Hilo, an Orchids of Hawaii retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Atsuo; sons Newton, Owen and Curtis; daughter Lorna Yamashiro; brothers Toshiyasu, Terumi and Roy Sato; sisters Yasuko Honda, Elaine Soga, Leatrice Ogata, Eiko Kajiyama and Barbara Tsukamoto; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 398 Kilauea Ave. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.
Jan. 10, 2011
Masao "Mac" Nishioka, 85, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Lihue Sugar Plantation heavy equipment mechanic, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by caregiver/niece Laura and numerous nephews and other nieces. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1:30 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Jan. 13, 2011
Virgilio "Ver" Oberes, 69, of Mililani, a Mililani Fil-Am Baptist Church pastor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Culion, Palawan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Nelda, sons Vernel and Walter, daughter Nelvee "Bing Bing," two sisters and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Fellowship, Mililani Mauka, 95-1080 Ukuwai St. Casual attire.
Serafi Namulauulu Lafaele Sala
Dec. 16, 2010
Serafi Namulauulu Lafaele Sala, 88, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Fogapoa, Savaii, Samoa. She is survived by sons Etuati "Eddie," Tali, Areta, Fanueli, Edison, Jaracz, Tavita and Valoaga Lafaele; daughters Salilo Andersen, Nuu o moa Talivaa and Amaketo Scanlan; sister Seiao Mose; 42 grandchildren; and 56 great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaii First Samoan Assembly of God, 1420 Palama St., Honolulu. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Additional services: 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Dec. 29, 2010
Edwin "Eddie" Tokifuji, 69, of Honolulu, a Hirota Painting Co. painting supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Maria; brothers Allan and Ernest Tokifuji, and Steven Nishiyama; and sisters Harriette Asato and Lynn Iwamoto. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji, 1727 Pali Highway, Honolulu. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dorothy June Turnbull
Jan. 11, 2011
Dorothy June Turnbull, 88, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Livingston, Mont. She is survived by husband Joseph II, son Joseph III, daughter Mary Kaems, brother Arnold Huppert Jr. and four grandchildren. Private services.
Vito William Veneri
Jan. 9, 2011
Vito William "Bill" Veneri, 91, of Mountain View, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, a Prudential Insurance Co. leading agent and manager, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Jersey City, N.J. He is survived by wife Harriet; son John; daughters Patricia Shimomoto, Glorianne Garza and Lisa Veneri; sister Anne Miars; caregiver Julieann Alesna; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Star of the Sea Church, 4470 Aliikoa St., Honolulu. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No floral arrangements. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.
Erode S. Venkataraman
Jan. 8, 2011
Erode S. Venkataraman, 88, of Mililani, died in Pune, India. He was born in Madras, India. He is survived by sons Jayaraman and Balaraman, daughter Bhagya, sisters Sampoornam and Rajeswari, and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Balaraman residence, 94-1015 Ahiu Place, Mililani. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to your favorite charity or Kapiolani Health Foundation.
Siling Jo Westcott
Jan. 9, 2011
Siling Jo Westcott, 36, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pontianak, Kalimantan, Indonesia. She is survived by husband Arthur N., mother Yohoen Jo and sister Ainie Jo. Private services. Donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society.
Jan. 7, 2011
Nobuichi Yokoyama, 93, of Pearl City, a retired carpenter, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.