For Thursday, May 5, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 5, 2011
Antonio Manzano Aldanese
March 17, 2011
Antonio Manzano "Tony" Aldanese, 79, of Waipahu, a retired Leahi Hospital medical assistant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Amancia C.; sons Rey, Rex and Roy; daughters Rosamond Moscoso and Rea Aldanese; sisters Paula Ayunon and Maria Gomez; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:15 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. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Helen Rivera Collazo
April 14, 2011
Helen Rivera Collazo, 99, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born on the island of Hawaii. She is survived by husband Angel, son Ernest De Jesus, daughter Katherine Kaneshiro, brother Peter Rivera, sister Vivian Hosino, nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
May 2, 2011
Haruno Figueroa, 82, of Pa?paikou, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. factory worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gordon "Bozo," Dereck and Lawrence; daughters Gail Batalona, Beverly Shiroma and Joanne Paiva; brothers Takumi and Naoto "Van" Isotani; sisters Yaeko Wakida and Hideko Tanaka; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalaoa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.
April 23, 2011
Shoichi Harada, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Castle & Cooke and Hawaiian Tuna Packers weighmaster, and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Battalion, Company B, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. He was born in Mana, Kauai. He is survived by sons Walter S. Harada and Max W.Y. and Kirk K. Shinkawa; daughters Carol A. Yoshida, Ellen R. Chong, Renae K. Lamb, Barbara K. Pang-Chew, Alicia M. Kawasaki and Sharlene S. Yamaguchi; sister Doris M. Porter; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. next Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Myra Miyoko Fukuhara Hatayama
March 30, 2011
Myra Miyoko Fukuhara Hatayama, 46, of Hilo, a former assistant manager at Pizza Hut in Puainako, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Alena and Zena Kiyota, sister Sandra Ai and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Graveside committal services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.
James R. Jenkins Jr.
April 26, 2011
James R. Jenkins Jr., also known as "JJ" and "Jim," 68, of Wahiawa, owner of Rugs to Riches, died in Ho?no?lulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by sons James Strickland and David, Tyrone and Jason Jenkins; brothers Dennis, David, Johnny, Eddie and Robbie; sisters Peggy Ballard, Madelyn June and Marykay Santaella; and two grand?children. For information on services, call Dave at 808-238-1810.
April 17, 2011
Juno "Wally" Kaneshige, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base clerk and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, E Company, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Amy, daughter Sherri, brothers Shizuo and Hayami, sister Tome Arashiro, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Viola May Kauakanilehua Kasparovitch
April 1, 2011
Viola May Kauakanilehua Kasparovitch, 83, of Ho?no?lulu, a retired state Judiciary employee, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Cathy Arnold; sons Keith, Kevin and Cass K.; sister Johanna Lawrence; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.
Beverly Ann Lovell
April 28, 2011
Beverly Ann Lovell, 68, of Kailua died. She was born in Cody, Wyo. She is survived by daughters Amber Betancourt and Heather Waters, parents Edward and Violet Godfrey, brother Larry Godfrey, sisters Gerry Coen and Pam Blake, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Alice Tokie Murata
April 17, 2011
Alice Tokie Murata, 79, of Honolulu, a teacher's aide, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Toshio; sons David and Paul; daughter Ann; and sisters Elinor Matsumoto, Jeanette Okido and Dora Oya. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Manoa Valley Church, 2728 Huapala St., Honolulu, HI 96822.
Thomas Tomio Nitta
April 12, 2011
Thomas Tomio Nitta, 61, of Ho?no?lulu, a BMW of Honolulu driver and AIM Enterprises sole proprietor, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia Ann, sons Bryston M. and Ryan T., and mother Dorothy T. Private services.
Walter Toshihiko Oda
April 29, 2011
Walter Toshihiko Oda, 82, of Honolulu, owner of IRC Inc. and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice, Puiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandra S., son Walter I., daughters Helen M. Kagawa and Teresa L. Masuda, brother Francis T., sister Alice F. Nakamura and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.
Belle Reid Relyea
April 15, 2011
Belle Reid Relyea, 89, of Las Vegas, a retired newspaper classified ad sales representative, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gary, Dean, Clark and Scott; daughters Emily Newberry and Dana Ross; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services held in Las Vegas. Donations suggested to Nathan Adelson Hospice, 4141 Swenson St., Las Vegas, NV 89119.
Erlyn Ventura Ricalde
April 30, 2011
Erlyn Ventura Ricalde, 32, of Hawi, Hawaii, a supervisor at Paniola Greens in Waikoloa, Hawaii, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son John P. Adona, parents Ernesto and Pacita, brother Nathanielle, sister Edlyn and grandparent Alejandro Ventura. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m next Thursday at Sacred Heart Church Hawi, Kohala, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Church Cemetery. Casual attire.
April 21, 2011
Tomiko Shimaoka, 92, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk at Musashiya Inc. and Fashions by Hino, died in Hale Ola Kino. She was born in Mana, Kauai. She is survived by caregivers Ann K. Lee and Wesley Matsukawa, and numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.
April 27, 2011
Franz Smeisser, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Host International, Sky Chef and American Airlines maintenance supervisor and manager, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Mainz, Germany. He is survived by wife Barbara M.; daughters Gailynn Gomez and Teri Reed; sisters Imgard Castelluci, Heida Gans and Christa Neumann; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Gros Bonnet Culinary School, 1431 S. Beretania St., Honolulu. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published yesterday.
April 20, 2011
Bernard Vierra, 75, of Ka?ne?ohe, an industrial equipment repairer at Fort Shafter and a Hawaii Army National Guard first sergeant, died in Kailua. He was born in Ho?no?lulu. He is survived by wife Priscilla; sons Edward B., Michael J. and David J.; brother George; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.