For Wednesday, March 16, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Mar 16, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 2:08 a.m. HST, Mar 16, 2011
Samuel Ah Yee Jr.
March 9, 2011
Samuel "Sam" Ah Yee Jr., 81, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired truck driver for the former Kau Sugar Co., died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Kamaoa, Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Marie; son Sam III; daughter Stalma; brothers Herman, Raphael, Francis, Paul and Sylvester; sister Ellen Paulo; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kau Ward. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.
Valentine Edward Andrews
March 11, 2011
Valentine Edward Andrews, 78, of Waianae died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Valerie, son Allan, daughter Iris, brother David, sister Minnie Wilson and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 10:30 a.m.
Darrel G. Camacho
March 7, 2011
Darrel G. Camacho, 68, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a former Hamakua Sugar Co. irrigation supervisor, cowboy and taro farmer, died at home. He was born in Paauilo. He is survived by wife Mary Jane R., son Robert, hanai daughter Lokenani Souza, mother Anne Johnston and sister Myrna Kobayashi. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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 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.
Ginger Lani Chocklett
Feb. 13, 2011
Ginger Lani Chocklett, 60, of Kaneohe, a retired Kaiser Medical Center laboratory assistant, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wayne; brothers Robert, Wesley and Merleton Konishi, Harriston Munsey, and Winston and Eric Purdy; and sisters Pearl P. Gomes and Eve P. Kahoonei. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Harris United Methodist Church. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.
Feb. 23, 2011
Toshie Ikemori, 92, of Kahului, a retired Maui Country Club cook, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Pauwela, Maui. She is survived by husband Jiro; sons Kenneth, Roy, Ben and Wilfred; daughter Marilyn Kubota; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.
March 5, 2011
Hilaria Juliano, 75, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired farmworker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons John, Juanito, Robert and Ferdinand; daughters Julie Ann Luis, Mary Ann Ballesteros and Janette Juliano; brother Euseqio Difontorum; sister Leonida Leones; and 20 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the family's home, 4536 Laukona St. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.
March 7, 2011
Wataru Koji, 87, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired state carpenter and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by wife Nobuko, son Warren, daughter Lorraine Smith, brother Yoshio, sister Hanae Irie, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.
Mickey Mitsuo Kurokawa
Feb. 16, 2011
Mickey Mitsuo Kurokawa, 86, of Aiea, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard refrigeration mechanic and an Army veteran and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company L, died. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Tatsue, daughters Mimi Shiroma and Sheri Kurokawa, brother Edward, sisters Satsuki "May" Fukutomi and Yaeko Ishisaka, and two grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.
Feb. 28, 2011
Emily Labaya, 73, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kapuna Wai Ola, Kapolei. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Flaviano "Danny," Richard and Thomas; and sisters Felippa "Fely" Mero and Shirley Reyes. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:15 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.
Felipa Bado Lai
Feb. 23, 2011
Felipa Bado Lai, 78, of Kailua, proprietor of Flowers by Fely, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons R. Chico Edralin, and Michael and D. Kanoa Lai; daughters Zenaida Giesseman, Edith Winkler and Leitrisha Kim; brother Silvestre Bado; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney. Mass: 11 a.m. Private burial. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.
March 10, 2011
Kikuo "Maty" Matsuoka, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Army veteran and a Hale Koa Hotel retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kimiko, son Milton, daughter Grace Rivera, sister Masae, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Frances Y.P. Mew
Feb. 13, 2011
Frances Y.P. Mew, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Army recruiting staff support worker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Howard; son Clyde; daughters Myrna Wong, Sandra Hee and Pamela Furukawa; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Burial: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Celebration of life: 12:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Koolau, 45-550 Kionaole Road, Kaneohe. No flowers.
Gerald Yoshinobu Ota
Feb. 23, 2011
Gerald Yoshinobu Ota, 91, of Honolulu, a retired federal Department of Defense estimator and planner at Fort Shafter, died. He also was an Army veteran who served in World War II and member of Company C, 1399th Engineer Construction Battalion. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian S., son Glenn, daughter Carol Hirashima, sisters Asako Takane and Mashiko Abe, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Margarita Fontanilla Pascual
Feb. 19, 2011
Margarita Fontanilla Pascual, 80, of Ewa Beach died in California. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Alfredo; sons Mandrake, James, Rizaldy, Sinbad and Gregory; daughters Lilian Garen, Cathrine Guting and Marivic Puaa; brother Leo Fontanilla; sisters Rizalina "Sally" and Corazon M. Pascual, Helen Lacson and Mildred Pidlaoan; 23 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka 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. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Rodney John Romanak
Feb. 4, 2011
Rodney John "Rocket Rod" Romanak, 64, of Kailua-Kona, a retired air traffic controller at Keahole Kona Airport Tower and owner of Rocket Suds Homebrewing Equipment & Supplies, died at home. He also was an Air Force veteran. He was born in Bridgeport, Conn. He is survived by wife Cheryl, sons Zachary and Jake, brother John and two grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. April 2 at Pine Trees. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Clubhouse, Honokohau Harbor. Call 325-7449.
Paul M. Tokusato
Jan. 22, 2011
Paul M. Tokusato, 90, of San Francisco, formerly of Hilo, a retired superintendent of services for Concordia-Argonaut in San Francisco and an Army veteran and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company F, died in San Francisco. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Yasuko, son Craig, daughter Pauline Harada, brother Douglas, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Carlina Laporga Yoro
Feb. 5, 2011
Carlina Laporga "Alling" Yoro, 85, of Waipahu, a United Laundry Services retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Epitacio "Pitas"; son Elisio Sr.; daughters Estefania Guzman, Virginia Macadangdang and Maggie Roldan; brothers Jose Eyadao, and Morris, Alfonso and Warlito Yoro; sisters Martina Yoro and Martha Roldan; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a great- great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.