For Friday, March 11, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Mar 11, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 8:14 p.m. HST, Mar 17, 2011
Abraham L.H. Char
Feb. 27, 2011
Abraham L.H. Char, 88, of Honolulu, an insurance adjuster with Pacific Insurance, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jessamine; sons Michael, Dr. Gregory and Joey; daughter Jennifer Arashiro; brother Lloyd; sisters Jean Gong, Aileena Lum and Amy Lam; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Clayton K.L. Ching
Feb. 10, 2011
Clayton K.L. Ching, 70, of Kailua, a retired Oahu Sheet Metal Co. welder and an Army veteran, died in the Center for Aging at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Brenda; daughters Valerie Cramer and Vanessa Enomoto; brothers Delbert and Phillip; sisters Yin Clendenen, Kim Oe Yuen, Lan Yin Inouye, Nyuk Lan Ching and Carol Manning; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Rudy Rolando Derige
Feb. 27, 2011
Rudy Rolando "Dopo" Derige, 64, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop II shipfitter, died in Aiea. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Antonina V. "Toning," sons Akoni and Roger, daughter Angie, mother Dionicia, brother Ernesto and sisters Erlinda Malano and Carmen Nguyen. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Fred Dallas Elliott
Feb. 27, 2011
Fred Dallas Elliott, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist, city Department of Public Works Wastewater Management employee and Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Wyalusing, Pa. He is survived by stepdaughter Lois Whitecliff, one brother, two sisters, three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
George William Gee
March 6, 2011
George William Gee, 95, of Kaneohe, a retired Carnation Co. salesman, died at home. He was born in Savannah, Miss. He is survived by companion Ellie Dunbar, stepson Jack Barnes, five grandchildren and seven-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Koolau Golf Club. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity in his name.
Charlene Ramona Kamai
Feb. 18, 2011
Charlene Ramona Kamai, 74, of Kodiak, Alaska, formerly of Honolulu, died in Anchorage. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons A.J. "Duffy" LaBatte and Charles "TC" Jr. and Rome and Kenneth Kamai; daughters Mary Urata, Cindy Fernandez, Charlene Burthold, Georgette Kealoha, Roselie Weaver, Joy Paiva and Ruth Kamai; brother Reginald Gonsalves; sisters Nina Okita and Crystal Medeiros; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services and inurnment to be held in June. Incorrect information in an obituary published yesterday.
Warren Wah Kwun Kan
Feb. 24, 2011
Warren Wah Kwun Kan, 47, of Honolulu, a restaurant cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in Zhong Shan, China. He is survived by wife Ivy, son William, daughter Iris, brothers Keng Lau and Hou Yuen, and sisters Yuk Sum, Yuk Ha and Yuk Mui. Services: Taoist services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Peace Tan Kawahara
Feb. 21, 2011
Peace Tan Kawahara, 96, of Honolulu, a Farrington High School teacher and producer of Oriental drama at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by sons Elvis and Wendell, sister Elaine T. Kau and a grandchild. Private services.
Beatrice B.M. Lederer
March 5, 2011
Beatrice B.M. Lederer, 86, of Honolulu, a retired federal employee, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Pete; daughters Patricia T. Ichimura, Sandra N. Amorine and Stacy R. Yost; sisters Elsie Kanana and Viola Whaley; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Delfina Gervacio Madamba
Feb. 16, 2011
Delfina Gervacio Madamba, 91, of Waipahu died in Wahiawa. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Salvador, Rodolfo, Amor, Andres, Jesus and Oscar; daughters Gregoria Visitacion, Ernesta Ramiscal and Esmeralda Galiza; brothers Andres and Saturnino Gervacio; sisters Apolonia Cacal and Maria Malapit; 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
George Yutaka Masaki
Feb. 20, 2011
George Yutaka Masaki, 100, of Lihue, a retired electrical engineer for Kauai Electric, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Fusae, sons Daniel and Carl, daughters Diane Hamamoto and Susan Fujii, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Linda Ann Melvin
Feb. 22, 2011
Linda Ann Melvin, 57, of Honolulu, a jewelry designer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hollywood, Calif. She is survived by mother Elizabeth and sister Connie. Services to be held in California.
Kenye Isao Mongkeya
March 2, 2011
Kenye Isao Mongkeya, 62, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Tafunsak, Kosrae, Micronesia. She is survived by sons Mishima, Barry, Leeby and Arthur; daughters Brenda Phillip and Sepe Mongkey; brothers Alokoa, Lonno, Likiaksru and Ernest Joe; sisters Shrue Joe, Sepe Abraham and Tulpe Palsis; and numerous grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Kosrae Congregational Church in Kalaoa, Kona. Burial will take place in Kosrae, Micronesia. Casual attire. No flowers.
March 2, 2011
Kiyoko Ogi, 84, of Kailua, an Orchid Farm bookkeeper, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Rodney, Irving and Wendell; brothers Tomio and Tokio Arakaki; sister Susan Omura; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. next Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Elizabeth B. Paaluhi
Feb. 15, 2011
Elizabeth B. Paaluhi, 87, of Mililani died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Ann-Mitch Oribio, Sheila Kaye and Michael Ann Bohl; brothers Alfred Baang and Paulino Basilio; sister Alice Caratozzolo; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Joung Nam Park
March 4, 2011
Joung Nam Park, 85, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk, died at home. She was born in Korea. She is survived by son Kap Sil, three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Terrie Lynn Santos
March 2, 2011
Terrie Lynn Santos, 41, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Travis K. Mercado, daughter Kayla L.K. Miller, mother Cathleen Chock, brother Rusty Lee and sister Tammie Lynn Kennedy. Private services.
March 9, 2011
Mieko "Millie" Shigematsu, 84, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Honokaa Public Library employee, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Isaac H.; sons Derek; daughters Nani Kidani, Dale Lukzen and Dory Miyashita; brother Paul Fukuhara; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Marcial Sobillaga Tomas Sr.
March 3, 2011
Marcial Sobillaga Tomas Sr., 84, of Waipahu, a retired Love's Bakery baker, died in Waipahu. He was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Maxwell, Eddie, Marcial Jr., Benedicto "Benny," Marlon and Billionard "Billy"; daughters Raynilda, Estelita, Rosemarrie and Mercy Tomas, and Lovely P. Chantengco; sister Ines T. Castillo; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Lawrence Keith Wilson
Feb. 27, 2011
Lawrence Keith Wilson, 70, of Kapolei, a retired San Diego district attorney investigator, proprietor of Pacific Air Charter and a Navy veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Kansas. He is survived by son Lawrence K. II, daughter Lisa K. Wilson, brother Victor E. Wilson and sister Sandra Conlon. Private services.
Allen M. Yokoyama
Feb. 26, 2011
Allen M. Yokoyama, 78, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired Shioi Construction carpenter, died at home. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Yuriye, son Robert Kato, brother Victor and a grandchild. Private services.
Feb. 14, 2011
Kiyoko Yoshida, 88, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Schofield Barracks. She is survived by sons Melvin, Elbert and Thomas; daughter Margaret Toba; brother Wilfred Iwasa; and five grandchildren. Private services.