For Wednesday, February 9, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Feb 9, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 1:41 a.m. HST, Feb 9, 2011
Violeta Tolentino Bangi
Jan. 22, 2011
Violeta Tolentino Bangi, 77, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Rodrigo; daughters Lilyjean Bangi-Camit and Menalyn Leones; brothers Amando, Loreto and Adriano Tolentino; sisters Marina T. Antonio, Lucena T. Vallejo, Anita T. Apostol and Connie T. Ines; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
Dec. 28, 2010
Richard "Rick" Beck, 62, of Sunset Beach died. He was born in Huntington Park, Calif. He is survived by numerous family members. Celebration of life: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sunset Beach Christian Church, 59-578 Kamehameha Highway. Paddle-out to follow at Sunset Beach, waves permitting.
Rev. William Henry Busche III
Feb. 3, 2011
The Rev. William Henry Busche III, 53, of Kapolei, a wedding minister and entertainer, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Flavia A., son Billy, daughter Chauntel, parents William and Janet, brother Jimmy, sisters Mary Louise "Mele" Busche and Laura "Spring" Busche-Ong, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at First Southern Baptist Church of Pearl Harbor, 3121 Arizona Road, Honolulu. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire.
James Joseph DeCaires Sr.
Feb. 5, 2011
James Joseph DeCaires Sr., 83, of Kailua, an Army retiree and Korean War veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons James, David, R. Kalei and John; daughters Katherine Lee and M. Maleka Boyd; sister Doris Amorin; 24 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1461 Kanapauu Drive and Keolu Drive, Kailua. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. March 1 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Thomas Arthur Eddo
Feb. 3, 2011
Thomas Arthur "Tom" Eddo, 75, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired computer technician and a Navy veteran, died in Hilo. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Claire, sons Tom and Greg, daughter Karen Mercadante, brother John, sister Marilyn McGourty and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel Kona Coast, The Lead Center, formerly Hualalai Theater, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Reception to follow.
John Fernandez Jr.
Jan. 11, 2011
John Fernandez Jr., 71, of Kapolei, a retired city foreman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Laurie Ma'ele, brother Bobby and sisters Loretta Szubinski and Betty Ann Kim. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.
Shanlin Tani Lenlin Na'auao Freitas
Feb. 4, 2011
Shanlin Tani Lenlin Na'auao "Shan" Freitas, 40, of Kula, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughter Taylor Hapenney; brothers Clarence Jr., Shanklin, Glenn and Keoni; and sisters Davelyn Kailiehu, Clareen Poffenbarger and Dianna Mathias. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire.
Pearl F. Zablan Hew Len
Jan. 21, 2011
Pearl F. Zablan "Granny" Hew Len, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Saga Foods breakfast cook at the University of Hawaii's Hale Aloha dormitories, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Herbert K., George Jr. and Elmer L.; daughter Manu King; sisters Blanch Ramos and Blossom Chaves; 15 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.
Hilda Kamakaokauilaokalani Keanaaina
Jan. 29, 2011
Hilda Kamakaokauilaokalani Keanaaina, 84, of Kaloko-mauka, Hawaii, a lobby hostess at the old Kona Inn, Hulihee Palace dancer and master kumu hula, died at home. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons William Jr., Stacey and Marcel; daughters Ruby McDonald, Pearl Debina and Jewel Carvalho; hanai sister Evangeline Macatiag; 20 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sheraton Keauhou Bay's Mountain Ballrooms. Scattering of ashes to follow.
Samuel Bung Yuen Lum
Jan. 23, 2011
Samuel Bung Yuen Lum, 89, of Honolulu, a retired shipfitter loftsman at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop 11, and an Army veteran, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Randy; daughters Beverly Suemoto, Rosalyn Bohner and Evelyn Lum; brother James; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St., Palama. Services: 11 a.m. Private graveside inurnment services. No flowers.
Lorraine Ululani Makalii
Jan. 13, 2011
Lorraine Ululani "Sweetie" Makalii, 79, of Waimanalo, a retired school bus driver, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by son Wilfred Burns; daughters Raene Chong, Dory Hart, Sharon and Janice Makalii, Shirley Ah Yat and Cindy Burns; brother John Quintua; sister Janet Reyes; 18 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 41-972 Oluolu St., Waimanalo. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Gary James Mara
Jan. 26, 2011
Gary James Mara, 51, of Waianae died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Candise Chong; son Kyle Chong; daughters Jamie Berasis, Desiray and Garrilynn Mara, and Shellsea Chong; brothers William Jr., Michael Sr., Bruce, Kevin and Dean; sisters Allison Villanueva and Lorrie Mara; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Matthew Darrel Manuia Mitchell Sr.
Feb. 2, 2011
Matthew Darrel Manuia "Honey Boy" Mitchell Sr., 74, of Kahului, a retired cargo agent at Hawaiian Airlines in Kahului, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Clarita; son Matthew Jr.; daughters Amanda and Jody Mitchell, Marie Duarte and Jamie Czerwinski; brother Gordon; sister Rowena Hong; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Ward. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Bernadine Louise Timbresa
Feb. 4, 2011
Bernadine Louise Timbresa, 51, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Harold "Boy"; sons Harold "Ikaika" and Dayton; daughters Dayna and Brittnay; parents Lionel Silva Sr. and Rose Olsen; brothers Ashley Sr. and Lyle Silva; sisters Bernadette Navor, Tina Wilson, Tanya Haleamau and Deanna Martin; and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaau Ward, Orchidland. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.
Maile Hafukimoana Vi
Feb. 4, 2011
Maile Hafukimoana Vi, 76, of Kahuku, a retired Polynesian Cultural Center seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Haapai, Tonga. She is survived by husband Inoke; sons Mosese and Siaosi; daughter Elisiva Mohetau, Olini Maile and Mele Haiola; sister Lamataimi Paea; 27 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku 3rd Ward. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. "Sunday best" attire. Flowers welcome.
Wesley Lewis Young
Jan. 24, 2011
Wesley Lewis Young, 88, of Honolulu, a retired reporter at the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and The Honolulu Advertiser, a Honolulu Police Department spokesman and a Navy veteran, will be remembered in services 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kilohana Methodist Church, 5829 Mahimahi St., Honoulu. He was born in Ellwood City, Pa. He is survived by wife Frances, son Thomas, brothers George and Dick, sister Nancy and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. No flowers.