For Friday, April 8, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Apr 8, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 1:53 a.m. HST, Apr 8, 2011
Elbert Gijiro Arakawa
March 26, 2011
Elbert Gijiro Arakawa, 96, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Grace; sons Glen and Charles; daughters Linette Arakawa and Marian Crocco; sisters Julette Nakashima, Rochelle Shimabuku and Lillian Yamanaka; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Mary Milho Botelho
March 22, 2011
Mary Milho Botelho, 96, of Kapolei, an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Barbara J. Anthony, brother Joseph Milho, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Jude’s Catholic Church, 94-455 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sharon Rae Darrow
March 31, 2011
Sharon Rae Darrow, 73, of Honolulu, proprietor of Imaginations Unlimited, died at home. She was born in Watertown, S.D. She is survived by husband William K. “Bill,” sons Jeffrey and Gregory, daughter Stephanie, mother Dorothy E. Kenner and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 5919 Kalanianaole Highway. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment at a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice Honolulu.
Alfred Kealoha Frank
March 14, 2011
Alfred Kealoha Frank, 69, of Kapolei, a retired Hawaiian Dredging employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Marie, sons Christian K. and Alan-Paul, daughter Dr. Kelli-Ann Voloch and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Sean Michael Hegarty
March 19, 2011
Sean Michael Hegarty, 44, of Ewa Beach, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stella Fau-Hegarty, daughters Sonya P.T. and Shannon J.P., father John J. and brother Donovan. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Norman Kamau Janicki Jr.
March 10, 2011
Norman Kamau Janicki Jr., 60, of Honolulu, a former Laborers Union 368 executive director, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlene; son John Sims; daughters Summer Vrona and Sorah Sims; mother Arlene; brothers Randy, Rodney “Kalani” and Castle “La‘a”; sister Vanessa “Pi‘i” Akana; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at HawaiianMemorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Lazara Acierto Laboguen
March 15, 2011
Lazara Acierto Laboguen, 89, of Wahiawa, a Dole Plantation retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bacara, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ernest and Roland, daughters Rufina Skrove and Arsinia Paracuelles, brothers Contrado and Alfredo, sisters Gloria Rivera and Mary Link, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. April 19 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Jeremias Cruz Medina
April 3, 2011
Jeremias Cruz Medina, 93, of Kahului, a retired minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Maui, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Lemuel R. and Mishael R., daughters Merosalie M. Amboya and Merely R. Spitzer, sisters Feliciana Bautista and Jovita Espidol, 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Kahului. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku.
March 30, 2011
Joseph Morales, 80, of Waipahu, a retired planner and estimator at the Public Works Center at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Grace; sons Damien and Daniel; daughters Francine Morales-McCully, and Monica and Teresa Morales; sisters Sister Stephanie Morales and Dominga Joaquin; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Frank Santiago Rodrigues
March 5, 2011
Frank Santiago “Butch” Rodrigues, 86, of Kapolei, a retiree of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop No. 1126 and an Army veteran of Company C, 836th Engineer Aviation Battalion, died in Charleston, S.C. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Frank M., David L. and John M.; daughter Sandra M.R. Botelho; brother Gilbert P.; sisters Virginia R. Moniz, Betty M. Miranda, Gladys M. Salas, Jenny R. Hamasaki and Rita R. Kaopio; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m.Friday at Mililani DowntownMortuary. Services:10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at HawaiiState Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information published in an obituary Tuesday.
Lloyd P. Sarian
March 29, 2011
Lloyd P. Sarian, 30, of Kahului, a Sheraton Maui cook, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Jemima Lumas-E Sarian; sons Christopher Joseph “CJ,” Elijah and Kepa; mother Ester; brother Michael; and grandparents Celerina Paraoan and Hilaria Sarian. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Helen Hess Sheehan
March 31, 2011
Helen Hess Sheehan, 95, of Honolulu, the first female radio announcer in Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by son Mike and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Monday at the Outrigger Canoe Club. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Saint Francis Foundation, 2226 Liliha St., Suite 205, Honolulu, HI 96817.
April 2, 2011
Kendall Wayne Struxness of Princeville, Kauai, died. He was born in California. He is survived by his California Struxness family and Hawaiian hanai Sam Mahuiki family. Celebration of life and “paddle-out”: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kaiola Canoe Club, at the Waipa launch site, North Shore, Kauai.
Maureen Ellen Tabion
March 21, 2011
Maureen Ellen Tabion, 59, of Aiea, a medical processing clerk, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in East Hartford, Conn. She is survived by husband Kenneth M.; sons Kealii and Kapono; mother Helen Jordan; brothers Albert, Craig and Patrick Jordan; sisters Linda Cacho, Janet Bernier, Sheila Peletier; and five grandchildren. Private services.
Patricia Jene Tabulog
March 30, 2011
Patricia Jene Tabulog, 59, of Makaha died at home. She was born in Pensacola, Fla. She is survived by husband Juan Jr.; sons Kenneth and Juan III; brothers Steven Hobbs and Michael Sharlon; sisters Toni Hambaro, Kathi Sharlon and Mari-Anne Goo; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. today at Pokai Bay. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.
Dominic Trombetta Jr.
April 2, 2011
Dominic “Nick” Trombetta Jr., 58, of Honolulu, a taxicab driver, gold prospector and Army veteran, died. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Rie; son Dominic “Dom” III; hanai daughter Emily; mother Mary; brothers Frank, James and Michael; and sister Regina Trombetta Biggs. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Wai‘oli Tea Room Chapel, 2950 Manoa Road. Services:
6 p.m. Casual attire.
Gordon Wai Leong Ung
March 29, 2011
Gordon Wai Leong, 55, of Honolulu, a McCabe Hamilton & Renny longshoreman, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Ruth T., an uncle and three aunts. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: noon. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Incorrect information published in an obituary Wednesday.
Anna Shizuko Uyehara
March 28, 2011
Anna Shizuko Uyehara Yago: He Sakumutu, 94, of Honolulu, a self-employed florist and pikake grower and retailer, died. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Stanley H. and sisters Hatsuyo and Yasuko Takara. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Mae Mizue Yamashiro
March 28, 2011
Mae Mizue Yamashiro, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Central Pacific Bank operations administration officer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Sakae; sons Dean and Eric; brother Ikuo Taketa; sisters Anne Matsuoka, Carolyn Funai and Jane Kubota; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Richard Masahiro Yokogawa
April 1, 2011
Richard “Dickie” Masahiro Yokogawa, 65, of Honolulu, a Puka Prints owner, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice T.; sons Jon Tad M., Chris R. and Joel K.; daughter Lauren R.; brother Gregg; and sister Ann M. Fujita. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.