For Tuesday, January 25, 2011
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 25, 2011
Kalepaka Kaimana Aiona
Jan. 14, 2011
Kalepaka Kaimana "Paka Boy" Aiona, 1, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Alvin Aiona and Jessica Vasconcellos; brother Kilian Green; grandparents Paula J. Ignacio, Christy and Dan Brodbeck, and Shane Vasconcellos; great-grandparents Clara Aiona, Grandma Piilani, Bill and Suzanne Brodbeck, and Junko Vasconcellos; and great-great-grandparent Dorothy Douglas. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.
Claire Y. Auyong
Jan. 23, 2011
Claire Y. Auyong, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Credit Union of Hawaii credit clerk, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Punaluu. She is survived by husband Gilbert, son Doug, daughters Gale Jones and Marshelle Myers, brothers Clarence and Charles Yuen, sister Lorraine Chow and two grandchildren. Taoist services: 10:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
George E. Bushnell Jr.
Jan. 12, 2011
George E. Bushnell Jr., 95, of Hawaii and Medford, Ore., a retired Navy Reserve captain and business executive, died in Medford. He was born Los Angeles. He is survived by son George E. III and sister Nancy B. Matlin. Scattering of ashes in Oregon and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Donations suggested to disabled veterans organizations.
Margaret M. Corniel
Jan. 18, 2011
Margaret M. Corniel, 83, of Makawao, Maui, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles and Albert Phillips, daughters Margaret Gallagher and Sheila Zarle, sisters Lillian Roman and Ruth South, eight grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Don Butay de los Santos
Dec. 20, 2010
Don Butay "Doncio" de los Santos, 37, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Isaac and Isaiah; parents Orlindo and Victoria; brothers Wesley, Arnel and Rommel; and grandparents Victorina de los Santos and Macaria Butay. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Filemon Ocenar Docus
Jan. 4, 2011
Filemon Ocenar Docus, 92, of Waipahu, a Philippine army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Zumarraga, Samar, Philippines. He is survived by wife Aida; sons Che, Domeng, Ramon, Ed and Gilbert; daughters Sionie Mercado, Pat Cabuhat, Aida Caballero and Wilma Camarse; 28 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 9:30 a.m. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jan. 17, 2011
Hisao Ito, 90, of Honolulu, a retired assistant vice president for Amfac Financial, proprietor for Hi-Travel Services and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Michiyo; sons Randall, Derek and Brian; brother Shigeo; sister Ayano Okamura; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.
James Kealoha III
Jan. 18, 2011
James "Kimo" Kealoha III, 55, of Kalihi and Kaimuki, a special- education teacher and coach, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nadine, son Kimo IV, daughter Chanel, father James II, mother Lani, brothers Beldon and Shane, and sister Ipo Shiroma. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire.
Wilfred Dai Loy Lau
Jan. 19, 2011
Wilfred Dai Loy Lau, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard contract specialist and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie C.; son Mark W.; daughters Wilma Lau-Adelman and Wendy Lau-Castro; sisters Louise Kim, Violet Wong and Ellie Lau; and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Community Church of Honolulu. Inurnment: 9 a.m. next Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Shriners Hospital.
Charles Tsuyoshi Matsuoka
Dec. 8, 2010
Charles Tsuyoshi Matsuoka, 88, of Honolulu, a Wilcox Electric-Kansas retiree and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by nephew Malcolm Tomooka and niece Michele Ueyama. Private services.
Charlene Mikahala McKeague
Jan. 10, 2011
Charlene Mikahala "Mickie" McKeague, 63, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a cook and homemaker, died at home. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband Stanley; son Stanley Jr.; stepdaughter Lulu Ormond; brothers John Jr., Joseph, Antone, Rhinhart, Gustave and Jonah Hoopili; sisters Mary G. Coronel, Sherlene Kamaka, Sharon Hinton, Helen McComber, Emily Torres, Alice Vasquez, Florence and Meling Hoopili, and Nadine Kawamura; hanai children Trish Arizo, Leann Tubal and Jeremy Ledward; and 11 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 12 at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church. Casual attire. No flowers.
Constance Midori Nakai
Jan. 12, 2011
Constance MIdori Nakai, 78, of Haleiwa died in Haleiwa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Eric, Wayde, Darryl and Neil; brothers Mako, Jerry, Keith and Wendell Akagi; sisters Fay Shimaoka, Carole Miyashiro and Sandra Takemoto; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Haleiwa Shingon Mission, 66-469 Paalaa Road. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Valentin Luis Peralta
Jan. 6, 2011
Valentin Luis Peralta, 87, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Panaki, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by son Eugene S. Rogers. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Phyllis I. Rother
Jan. 14, 2011
Phyllis I. Rother, 85, of Cheshire, Conn., a gift shop manager, died. She was born in Norwich, Conn. She is survived by daughter Sandra Hayes, brother Herbert Quinley, sister F. Grace Quinley, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services in Connecticut. Donations suggested to VNA Hospice Division, 50 Brookside Road, Waterbury, CT 06708; or Elim Park Residents' Benevolence Fund, 150 Cook Hill Road, Cheshire, CT 06410.
Frances Louise Santos
Dec. 5, 2010
Frances Louise Santos, 61, of Kailua, a nurse, died in Kailua. She was born in West Millford, W.Va. She is survived by husband Ernest Jr.; son Ryan; daughters Charmaine Santos, Cristina Mercado and Jennifer Kuon; sisters Dolores Mcurry and Doris Weekly; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Penelope Yoshie Suzuki
Dec. 4, 2010
Penelope Yoshie Suzuki, 57, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Telephone Co. telephone operator, died. She was born on Lanai. She is survived by son Marc A., daughter Stacie Mito, brother Harold Sakaue, sister Evelyn Kobayashi and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.
Walter Masao Takiguchi
Dec. 12, 2010
Walter Masao Takiguchi, 88, of Wailuku, a retired Pyle National mechanical engineer in Chicago and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Wailuku. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brother Tetsuo and sister Lillian R. Kobayashi. Private services.
Gerald Alfred Tipp III
Jan. 8, 2011
Gerald Alfred "Gary" Tipp III, 46, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Washington. He is survived by father Gerald A. Jr.; brothers Chris, Jason, Aaron, Colin and Parker; and sisters Leslie, Linnea and Payton. Services held. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.
Blanche Kuuipo Nihipali Torres
Jan. 15, 2011
Blanche Kuuipo Nihipali Torres, 61, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a certified nurse's aide, dental assistant, home health aide and foster mother, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Samuel F.; sons John Nihipali Sr. and Samuel II, James, Derek and Aaron Torres; daughter Miulan Nihipali; hanai son Pelekona Ray Burks; hanai daughters Claudia, Mary and Davelyn "Mushie" Torres; mother Eleanor H. Nihipali; brothers Charles Jr. and Vincent Sr. Nihipali; sisters Sharlene Nihipali-Rodrigues and Eleanor "Leilani" Nihipali; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Halawa Catholic Cemetery. Aloha attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.
Mona Eiko Urabe
Jan. 11, 2011
Mona Eiko Urabe, 57, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Edward, Edmund, Andrew and Nathan; and sister Erin. Private services.
Kevin Hideo Uyeda
Jan. 19, 2011
Kevin Hideo Uyeda, 35, of Kihei, Maui, a Maui Memorial Medical Center registered nurse and flight nurse for Hawaii Life Flight, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Japan. He is survived by father Edward and brother Ahren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m.
Rosalina Torricer Villanueva
Jan. 1, 2011
Rosalina Torricer "Carmen" Villanueva, 83, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Donald, Anthony and Dion; daughters Elisea Rojas-Villanueva, Gloria and Erlinda Alcos, Debralyn Villanueva and Connie Badayos; brothers Felix, Alfredo and Vincent Torricer; sisters Emily Tomas, Maggie Adaro and Loretta Domingo; caregiver Daniel Inoue; 34 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 11 a.m. Services at noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Dorothy C. Young
Jan. 15, 2011
Dorothy C. Young, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Maunawili Elementary School teacher, died at home. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by sons Brian and Emmett; daughters Bernadette Lau, Nathalie Lee and Leonora Wong; brothers John and David Crawford; sister Mary Yonze, Jean Crawford and Odetta Zetabracher; and caregiver Benilda Sagabaen. Private services.