For Tuesday, July 26, 2011
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 26, 2011
Richard Nin Yau Ah Lee Sam
June 26, 2011
Richard Nin Yau Ah Lee Sam, also known as “Pops” and “Pake,” 95, of Honolulu, a welder and an Army National Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by son Richard Jr.; daughters Lorraine Teo, Alice Baptiste and Judith Rodrigues; 17 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and 28 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Norman James Camara
June 8, 2011
Norman James Camara, 75, of Waianae, a retired Hawaiian Telcom communications technician, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine; sons Jeffrey and John; daughters Leslyn Martinez, Jerrae Miranda and Amber Martin; brothers Francis and Allen; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Lighthouse Outreach Center Assembly of God. Services: 10 a.m. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.
Rowena Mae K. Chong Tim
July 19, 2011
Rowena Mae K. Chong Tim, 67, of Anahola, Kauai, a Borthwick Kauai Mortuary sales counselor, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Antone; sons Patrick, Dana, Arthur, Randy and Randy; daughters Tony-Lee Chong Tim, Hope Tabian and Zabryn Data; four brothers; five sisters; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kapaa. Services: 11 a.m. Graveside services and burial: 11 a.m. Aug. 6 at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Borghild Edith Davenport
July 14, 2011
Borghild Edith Davenport, 83, of Kawela, Molokai, died at home. She was born in Milwaukee. She is survived by husband Richard; daughters Moya Gray, Maili Davenport Lum and Ginger Noa; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kalanianaole Hall in Kalamaula, Molokai. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Molokai Veterans Cemetery, Hoolehua.
Charles B. Dotson
July 21, 2011
Charles B. “Charlie” Dotson, 61, of Honolulu, a director for Sanyo Commercial Solutions in Illinois, died at home. He was born in Glendale, Calif. He is survived by wife Noriko T., son Sidney G., brothers Robert S. and Jon D., and sister Lynn Wall. Private services.
Herman W. Gottesman
July 21, 2011
Herman W. “Wally” Gottesman, 76, of Honolulu, a retired jeweler and Navy veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Sandy; sons Robert Radanovich-Gottesman and Joseph Gottesman; daughters Deena G. Valadez, Michelle G. Gust and Marybeth O. Green; and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Temple Emanu-El. Private burial. No flowers. Donations suggested to Temple Emanu-El Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund, Hawaiian Humane Society or charity.
Jeanne B. Grant
May 7, 2011
Jeanne B. Grant, 97, of Honolulu, an Episcopal Church deacon, died in New York. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons William and Robert, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at Church of the Holy Nativity, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Dea. Jeanne B. Grant Fund for Servant Ministry, c/o St. Andrew’s Church, 100 Arroyo Pinon Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336.
Barbara Jean Hanchett
July 21, 2011
Barbara Jean Hanchett, 83, of Hoolehua, Molokai, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard; son Noah K.; daughters Joyce A.M. Arce, Barbara L. Kalipi and Karen E.P. Lukela; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Kalanianaole Hall in Kalamaula, Molokai. Services: 11 a.m.
Robert John Havrilak
July 22, 2011
Robert John Havrilak, 58, of Honolulu, a business owner and consultant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Minneapolis. He is survived by daughters Emily J. and Barbara L., hanai son Derek Vittori, parents Robert J. Sr. and Dorothy, and sister Jean Vittori. Private services.
Judy Yoneko Inouye
July 9, 2011
Judy Yoneko Inouye, 63, of Pearl City, a retired Hickam Air Force Base federal civil servant and retired Handi-Van reservationist, died in Honolulu. She was born in North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by mother Fujie, brother Norman, sister Molly Low and caregiver/nephew Clayton Low. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Abelardo Munoz Llanesa
June 17, 2011
Abelardo Munoz “Abelar” Llanesa, 78, of Wahiawa, a Del Monte Fresh Produce retiree, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Policarpia M., sons Alfon and Abelardo J., daughter Perpetua “Per” Corpuz, brother Andres Esteban, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
June 27, 2011
Elizabeth “Betty” Lum, 76, of Pearl City, a Marine Corps veteran, died in Aiea. She was born in Mayflower, Ark. She is survived by husband Robert A.P. “Sonny” Jr.; sons Francisco “Cico” Baca Jr. and Donald Lum; daughter Debbie Y. Baca; brothers Bobby Ray and Gene White, and Bill Stanton; sisters Frances G. White, Suzee Cia and Beverly Clary; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers
Faasavala Ioane Lupesoliai
June 28, 2011
Faasavala Ioane “Sipa” Lupesoliai, 57, of Honolulu, a truck driver, died at home. He was born in A’ufaga Lepa, Samoa. He is survived by wife Donna Jay; sons Jason and Faasavala Jr.; daughters Minosi and Elenola; mother Minosi; brothers Willie, Timoteo, Sonelau, Imo and Pita; sisters Sosaiete, Tupu, Toga and Shirley; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Joe Mac Milan Sr.
July 13, 2011
Joe Mac Milan Sr., 56, of Honolulu, a ship’s pilot for Navy Region Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, and a Navy veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Dyersburg, Tenn. He is survived by wife Mi Suk, son Joe Jr., mother Maggie Dixon and sister Letha C. Morrow. Private services. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Beverly Keiko Nakamura-Oclinaria
June 29, 2011
Beverly Keiko Nakamura-Oclinaria, 46, of Honolulu, formerly of Volcano, Hawaii, a respiratory therapist with St. Francis Medical Center East and Convalescent Center of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Isaac; daughter Kristy Ann A. Oclinaria; mother Joella Nakamura; brothers Berin, Boyd and Brandt; sister Bambi Nakamura; and grandparent Beatrice Winterkorn. Services: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Keehi Lagoon Park (makai side at picnic site No. 5). Casual aloha attire.
July 9, 2011
Lucina “Linda” Olivera, 87, of Kailua died in St. Francis Hospice East. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Herbert E., Clifford C., Victor A. and John T.; daughters Judy Chee, Frances Young, Joan Tomas, Janice Aquino and Jeannette Olivera; brothers Atanasio and Gabriel Saberon; sisters Benita Abing, Celestina Saberon and Nancy Arakaki; 42 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual or aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
July 3, 2011
Masae “Esther” Osato, 95, of Honolulu died. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Roy, Dennis and Darryl; brother Tsugio “Blackie” Ogata; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Thomas Joseph Payette
July 17, 2011
Thomas Joseph Payette, 71, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired Henry Ford Community College political science professor, died. He was born in Grosse Pointe, Mich. He is survived by wife Lynda, son David, sister Patricia and four grandchildren. Private services.
Margaret C. Sima
April 25, 2011
Margaret C. Sima, 87, of Kailua, a retired travel clerk, died in Kailua. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons John Buettner, and Matthew and William Sima; brother Leonard Ching; sister Julia Eldredge; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Janice Utako Taniguchi
June 15, 2011
Janice Utako Taniguchi, 83, of Kailua, a retired Travelers Insurance Co. marketing coordinator, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Teruo, daughters Deverie Taniguchi and Liane Lakin, brother Saburo Fukunaga, sister Yoneko Sakai and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
July 18, 2011
Haruko Toma, 97, of Hilo, proprietor of M. Toma Bakery and Restaurant, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by sons Roy, Wayne, Byron and Wendell; daughters June Kiyabu and Marilyn Sato; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at Puna Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m.
The Rev. Sachiko Wakimoto
July 16, 2011
The Rev. Sachiko Wakimoto, 86, of Hilo, a Tenrikyo Hilo Church head minister, died at home. She was born in Manchuria. She is survived by son Kurt, brother Keisuke Kubo, sisters Asako Kasai and Chieko Shinohara, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.