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Obituaries

For Sunday, August 14, 2011


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LAST UPDATED: 03:24 p.m. HST, Aug 15, 2011



Mollie Young Aloiau
Aug. 8, 2011
Mollie Young Aloiau, 76, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for Shoso Kagawa Architect, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by sons Edwin, Walter and Alan; stepdaughters Audrey Aloiau and Sharon Kajiwara; brother Randolph Young; sister JoAnn Chock; two grandchildren; four step­grandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Buddhist services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Wenceslao Tapia Ancheta
Aug. 1, 2011
Wenceslao Tapia Ancheta, 101, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance employee for the U.S. Postal Service in Honolulu, died. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Eugenia S. and numerous nephews and nieces. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Francisca R.G. Berganio
July 28, 2011
Francisca R.G. “Francing” Berganio, 80, of Hilo, a retired Naniloa Hotel housekeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Rosario, La Union, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Karen Crutchfield and Miriam Astrande; sisters Teresita “Teresing” Godin, Esther L. Reyes, Rosalina “Saling” Galope, Azucena “Susie” Sanchez, Lolita “Lita” Toloza and Salvacion “Vacion” Villanueva; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 21 at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Aug. 22 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

Aly Kawaipuna Christian
Aug. 6, 2011
Aly Kawaipuna Christian, 91, of Anahola, Kauai, a state meat inspector and co-owner of Anahola Hawaiian Foods, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Gladys, son Eric, four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Cemetery.

Eleanor Puanani Kan-Hai Dacanay
July 19, 2011
Eleanor Puanani Kan-Hai Dacanay, 52, of Kahului, a Tri-Isle Inc. heavy-equipment operator, died at home. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by husband Paul; daughter Paula; mother Elizabeth Kan-Hai; brothers Boniface and Isaac Kan-Hai; sisters Roberta M. Kealoha, Ruth N. Kan-Hai and Elizabeth Pszyk; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Richard Borromeo De Guzman
Aug. 7, 2011
Richard Borromeo De Guzman, 42, of Nanakuli, a construction industry worker, died in Nanakuli. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Susan Gutierrez; sons Shaynon Kim, Elijah De Guzman and Richard De Guzman Jr.; daughters Shawnte Kaeo and Richilyn, Richiana and Richiann De Guzman; brothers Clement De Guzman, James Rarangol, Bryan Moore, Greg Espirito and Joyson Kaauamo; sisters Diane March, Crystal Kaauamo, Verna and Sabre Moore, and Corrine Mercado; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Mary Eileen Drury
July 1, 2011
Mary Eileen Drury, 83, of Mililani died in Kapolei. She was born in New York, N.Y. She is survived by son John K., daughter Mary E. Alvior and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Dewey H. Eberly
Aug. 9, 2011
Dewey H. Eberly, 80, of Kahului, a retired Army Reserve lieutenant colonel and a state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands project manager, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Erika, sons Wayne K.H. and Mark J., and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Thomas William Frazier
July 27, 2011
Thomas William Frazier, 61, of Kailua, owner of South Shore Equipment and a Navy veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in South Weymouth, Mass. He is survived by wife Lynette, sons Shane Ige and Kyle Frazier, daughter Raychelle Fujioka and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Disabled American Veterans Keehi Lagoon Memorial Park, Weinberg Hall, 2685 N. Nimitz Highway, Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society of Hawaii, the American Diabetes Association or Adult Friends for Youth.

George Toshio Fukunaga
Aug. 8, 2011
George Toshio “Pola” Fukunaga, 89, of Honolulu, a retired delivery and sales representative at Meadow Gold Dairies, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lynette M. and Diane E., and sister Dorothy K. Ibaraki. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

William C. Gibson Jr.
Aug. 4, 2011
William C. Gibson Jr., 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Navy commander and equal employment officer for the Navy in the Pacific and Europe, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Suffolk, Va. He is survived by son William C. III, daughter Helen G. Ahn and a grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Presbyterian Church. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Private inurnment.

Gary John Kahilipulu Goeas Sr.
Aug. 6, 2011
Gary John Kahilipulu Goeas Sr., 67, of Hauula, a retired Honolulu Police Department sergeant and a Navy veteran, died in Hauula. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dinah; sons Gary Jr., Michael and Scott; daughter Rene’e Mariano; parents Daniel and Mary; hanai brother Patrick Low; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Charles Alan Holzgrove
Aug. 10, 2011
Charles Alan “Chuck” Holzgrove, 79, of Kalopa Mauka, Hawaii, a retired maritime navigator and a Coast Guard veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Fargo, N.D. He is survived by wife Ponira, son Teri’i, daughter Tania Miller and three grandchildren. Private services.

William Kamaka
Aug. 6, 2011
William “Moku” Kamaka, 77, of Mililani, a Waikiki beachboy, state Senate Print Shop employee and Army veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rae and sisters Suzie Kalaiwaa and Pearl Kamaunu. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 7:30 a.m. Saturday on the beach fronting Duke’s Restaurant. Casual attire.

Fred Matsukichi Kaneshiro
Aug. 7, 2011
Fred Matsukichi Kaneshiro, 88, of Kailua, owner of General Distributors Inc. and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Tomi; sons Alan Kaneshiro and Michael Labit; daughters Jan Casey, Laura Cook and Nicole Halliday; brother Kenneth; sisters Daisy Inokuchi, Sally Akima and Carol Akazawa; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keolu Hills Chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Aug. 22 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Toshio Kawamura
Aug. 7, 2011
Toshio Kawamura, 96, of Haiku, Maui, a retired concrete mason in the construction industry, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by daughters Adeline Nikaido, Gayle Burgess and Alison Shimada; sisters Mitsue Oga and Yaeko Hazama; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Robert James Kerch Jr.
Aug. 6, 2011
Robert James Kerch Jr., 87, of Kailua, a retired Air Force intelligence analyst and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Bensenville, Ill. He is survived by son Robert III, daughter Diane Kerch-Alzate, sister Bernice Cabell and five grandchildren. Private services.

Pierre Denis King
July 30, 2011
Pierre Denis King, 46, of Haiku, Maui, a self-employed retail merchant and an Army veteran with the 82nd Airborne, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Cotonou, Dahomey, now called Benin, in equatorial Africa. He is survived by son Egan, daughters Trinda and Morgan, parents Serge and Gloria, and brothers Christopher and Dion. Services: 9:45 a.m. Aug. 21 at Kanaha Beach Park, Kahului.

Karl Kirk
Aug. 6, 2011
Karl Kirk, 76, of Las Vegas, a Wheeler Air Force Base civil service retiree, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y. He is survived by wife Hisako, son David, daughter Debra Exzabe, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Nevada.

Viliami Kuma
Aug. 5, 2011
Viliami Kuma, 85, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Tongan minister, died at home. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by sons Kitione Kuma and Vea, Salesi, Teiko, Sione, ‘Ofa, Kuli, Mosese and Tausinga Taumoefolau; daughters Heu Fonua and ‘Ana Kauvaka; 76 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Free Tongan Church, Kaloli Drive. Services: 7 p.m. Additional services to be held in Tonga.

Margaret Juanita La‘a
Aug. 6, 2011
Margaret Juanita La‘a, 74, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired hospital nurse in California, died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons James K. IV, Jay K. and Jesse K.; daughters Jeri K., Joni K. and Sarah P. La‘a, and Edith L. Pascual; hanai son Charles Pericho; brothers John, Anthony and Douglas Camanse, Russell Fulp and Jesse Baptista; sisters Patricia Roberts, Donna and Shana Camanse, Barbara Domasewicz and Leilani F. Hamills; 19 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 11 a.m.

Wai Chun Lau Lee
Aug. 10, 2011
Wai Chun Lau Lee, 88, of Pearl City, a retired registered nurse, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Lawrence and Jimmy, daughter Alice Wu, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Pearl City. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Helen Ballesteros Leleo
July 16, 2011
Helen Ballesteros “Auntie Mileka” Leleo, 89, of Kaneohe, a homemaker and hula dancer, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Ho­nolulu. She is survived by sons Daniel Leleo and Charles Cabe Jr., daughters Eleanor Woo and Shirley Paahana-Lake, caregivers Melita and Danny Agpaoa, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at the cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaii­funeral­services.com.

Dr. Arthur Takayoshi Osako
July 31, 2011
Dr. Arthur Takayoshi Osako, 77, of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired pediatric hematologist-oncologist at Central Medical Clinic in Honolulu and an Air Force captain, died in Mission Viejo, Calif. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Michiko, sons Philip T. and Dr. Tilden N., daughter Lynn H. Matsukawa, brother Warren M., sister Margaret S. Platt and six grandchildren. Private services held in California. Additional services: 6 p.m. Dec. 21 at Honpa Hongwanji Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. Online condolences: www.fukuimortuary.com.

Annie A. Pau
Aug. 6, 2011
Annie A. Pau, 60, of Kapolei died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John K., sons Shane K. Pau and Daniel Kealoha, daughter Mary Kealoha, numerous brothers and sisters, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

Maili Lei Nani Schutz
July 28, 2011
Maili Lei Nani Schutz, 43, of Mililani, a freelance makeup artist, died in Mililani. She was born in Comalas, Mexico. She is survived by husband Derek, parents Roel and Maria Reyna, brother Jose R. Reyna and sisters Yvonne Reyna and Sylvia R. De La Paz. No services.

Elven Shounk
July 28, 2011
Elven “Skip” Shounk, 70, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Hymera, Ind. He is survived by wife Jeanette, sons Gary and Darrell, daughter April and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m.

Riyo Takaki
Aug. 6, 2011
Riyo “Virginia” Takaki, 91, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughter Cathy S. Low, sister Carol Okamura and two grandchildren. No services.

Kirk Jay Tekare
Aug. 1, 2011
Kirk Jay Tekare, 40, of Laie, a Sause Brothers cook and ship steward, and former employee at Jerome’s Plumbing, Pacific Builders and the Hukilau Cafe, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laie. He is survived by companion Parsha L. Oliva; mother Isabella Christy; and brothers Erin and Anton Tekare, and Earl Baillie. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Hawaii North Stake Center, 55-630 Naniloa Loop. Services: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwick­oahu.com.

Cody Isaiah Castro Valencia
Aug. 3, 2011
Cody Isaiah Castro Valencia, infant son of Frank and Maria of Honolulu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Ho­no­lulu. He is also survived by brother Aaron, sisters Malia and Malie, and grandparents Cecilia Valencia and Felix Castro. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.






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