For Wednesday, June 29, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 29, 2011
June 12, 2011
Jordon Avilla, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired city road maintenance truck driver and an Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Jordon T. Avilla and Rodney K. Kurita; daughters Winifred M. Matsumoto, Eileen K. Adachi and Karen L. Uyeda; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Carolyn Ruth Berry
June 24, 2011
Carolyn Ruth Berry, 60, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Manhattan, N.Y. She is survived by son Jonah Mensoff, daughters Corrina and Alyssum Mensoff, mother Ruth, brother Dr. Charles and sister Patricia. Reception: 3 p.m. Friday at Hilo Women’s Club. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. July 9 at Pohoiki Beach Park.
Eleanor Jacintho Carvalho
June 23, 2011
Eleanor Jacintho Carvalho, 83, of Lihue, a retired state custodian, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Daniel P., son David Silva, daughter Patricia Reyes, sister Lydia Sakimae and numerous grandchildren. Private services.
Lucy Cravalho DeMello
June 25, 2011
Lucy Cravalho DeMello, 87, of Kahului, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple Co. lab technician, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Arthur; sons Lawrence Sr. and Thomas; daughter Barbara Rames; sisters Agnes “Rita” Santos, Veronica Naole and Barbara Helm; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Maria C. Domingo
June 24, 2011
Maria C. Domingo, 87, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired room maid at Naniloa Hotel in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by hanai son Silver Caletena, hanai daughter Marilyn Gonzalez, sister Manuela Caletena and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Holy Apostles, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Hilo. Casual attire.
Ron Takashi Fukumoto
June 13, 2011
Ron Takashi Fukumoto, 85, of Honolulu, a U.S. government supply clerk at Hickam Air Force Base, died. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Doreen H. Morimoto and Charlene K. Lum; sisters Fusako Miyamoto, Joan Nihei and Kimie Daniels; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Priscilla Jane Garcia
June 24, 2011
Priscilla Jane Garcia, 69, of Omao, Kauai, proprietor of Harvey’s Flooring, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Harvey; sons Nelson, Leroy and Russell; hanai daughter Yasha; sisters Jennifer Daos and Louise Santos; stepbrother Roy Olshelfski; stepsisters Gayle Kaliko and Linda Olshelfski; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.
June 14, 2011
Toshio Hashimoto, 85, of Hanapepe Valley, Kauai, a Waimea Poi Mill foreman, died at home. He was born in Hanapepe. He is survived by wife Lois; son Clyde; daughters Hazel and Susan Fujimoto, and Lynn Tamashiro; sisters Tomie Kawahara and Alice Ikeda; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaheo Ward. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.
June 19, 2011
Tamie Higashi, 89, of Lihue, a retired cook for Lihue Sugar Plantation managers, died at the Regency at Puakea. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Michael; daughters Shirley Iha and Elaine Tada; sisters Florence Honda, Matsuyo Seki, Myra Koide and Edith Abe; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.
Betty Kimiko Hisamura
June 8, 2011
Betty Kimiko Hisamura, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Keiki Kasuals seamstress, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary S.; daughters Linda S. Sakagawa, Bessie A. Wada and Lillian M. Uno; brothers Juichi and Tokio “Thomas” Tokioka; sisters Asako “Margaret” Fox, Motome “Loretta” Mitsunaga and Hanako Haida; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Robert Leo Keaniani Kauhola
June 19, 2011
Robert Leo Keaniani Kauhola, 75, of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired handyman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Pauoa Valley. He is survived by wife Halona M.; son Mikell K.; daughter Kathy K.K. Gravlin; three stepchildren; brothers Francis, Gary, Ainsley and Matthew; sisters Edith Herring, Elizabeth Redongo, Lynnette Havili, Momilani Thompson and Alohalani Planesi; and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park, Kahului. Additional services: 10 a.m. July 23 at Waimanalo Beach Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Chau Lum Keyes
June 7, 2011
Chau Lum Keyes, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard stenographer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael, brother Quan Lum and a grandchild. Private services.
June 20, 2011
Michael McBrayer, 57, of Keaau, Hawaii, a former computer drafting manager at Boeing Co. in Seattle, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Washington. He is survived by wife Marcia, son Christopher, daughters Jessica Osborn and Stephanie McBrayer, stepson Shane Dukes and parents Howell E. and Fay W. Private services.
Alyce Young Medeiros
June 19, 2011
Alyce Young Medeiros, 95, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeping supervisor at Arcadia Retirement Residence, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by stepson William Jr., brother Daniel H.C. Young, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Edwina Kalanialoha Neal
June 15, 2011
Edwina Kalanialoha Neal, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone business office supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Billie Baird and caregiver Aulani Morton. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.
June 18, 2011
Liet Quach, 95, of Honolulu died in Kaneohe. He was born in Chao Yang, China. He is survived by five sons, four daughters, 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Zachary Ioane Reis
May 14, 2011
Zachary Ioane Reis, 51, of Kaneohe died in a hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother James and sisters Kathie Ann Reis, Leolani Furlong, Marilyn Keane and Sarah Vierra-Lindsey. Private services.
James Shigemi Umetsu
June 12, 2011
James Shigemi Umetsu, 62, of Aiea, a Hawaiian Airlines accounting agent and a Navy veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Kamakura, Japan. He is survived by wife Colleen T., sons Trevor and Casey, daughter Joli, mother Shizuko and sisters Nancy Allen, Patricia Umetsu and Tina Kohara. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. July 7 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
James Masao Yamaguchi
June 18, 2011
James Masao Yamaguchi, 77, of Honolulu, an Ameron retiree, structural engineer consultant and an Army veteran, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian I., sons Paul M. and David M., daughters Colleen S. and Karen C., and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.