For Wednesday, August 31, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Aug 31, 2011
Aug. 11, 2011
Thomas Abregana, 64, of Tacoma, Wash., a U.S. Postal Service employee and retired Army veteran, died in Tacoma. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by a wife, five children, five brothers, four sisters and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Merri Lee Phillips Enomoto
Aug. 28, 2011
Merri Lee Phillips Enomoto, 57, of Wailuku, an office manager for Sante Rehab in Austin, Texas, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kansas City, Mo. She is survived by husband Chuck Sr.; sons Dana and Aaron Tucker; daughter Danielle Korns; stepsons Alan, Chuck Jr. and Kawika; stepdaughters Nani Racadio and Anna Enomoto; father Russell Phillips; mother Maxine Phillips; sister April Rigsby; stepbrother Robbie Phillips; stepsisters Jayne and Michelle Phillips; seven grandchildren; 18 stepgrandchildren; and a stepgreat-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Floral lei only. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Linda Shun Tim Leung
Aug. 25, 2011
Linda Shun Tim Leung, 70, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hong Kong. She is survived by sons Andy and Anson Lam; daughter Ada Lam; brothers Nicky and Anthony Leung; and sisters Diana Lee, Suzanna Tsui and Chammy Wong. Visitation and services: 10 a.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sunday.
Robert Kazuto Matsuhara
Aug. 19, 2011
Robert Kazuto “Bobby” Matsuhara, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base heavy-equipment mechanic and an Army veteran and member of the Military Intelligence Service who served in World War II, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Kiku, sons Reggie M. and Mel J., sisters Ruth S. and Harriet K., and a grandchild. Private services.
July 19, 2011
Kazuo Okimura, 100, of Haleiwa, a member of the Hawaii Carpenters Union, Local No. 745, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by daughter Jean Ohara, sister Doris, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Rosalind Sumiko Onishi
Aug. 19, 2011
Rosalind Sumiko Onishi, 60, of Aiea, a physical therapist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Helen Y. and brother Henry H. Jr. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Unified … Church, 1419 10th Ave. Services: 10:30 a.m.
Christina Bouafong Phithamma
Aug. 23, 2011
Christina Bouafong Phithamma, 52, of Waianae, died in Honolulu. She was born in Vientiane, Laos. She is survived by husband Bounnhong, sons Christopher and Phoukhong, daughter Dara P. Manivong, mother Mone, brother Ricky Young, sister Veingkham Bounlangay and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Aug. 16, 2011
Miyoko Smith, 87, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kyushu, Japan. She is survived by daughters Kimberly Pacarro and Yoshimi Yoshioka, brothers Hiroyuki Nishino and Yugi Nishio, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.
Aug. 11, 2011
Masaichi “Masa” Uyehara, 87, of Honolulu, a retired cook’s supervisor for the state government, and owner of Vee Jay’s Lunchwagon and Vee Jay’s Coffee Shop, died in St. Francis Hospice. He also was an Army veteran. He is survived by wife Lilly Y., daughters May S. Hinazumi and Marilei Driggs, sister Misako Asato, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.
Benjamin Yun Hung Wong
Aug. 20, 2011
Benjamin Yun Hung Wong, 84, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlotte C., son Christopher, daughter Marilynn and sister Carmen Tom. Private services.
Clayton Shogo Yamaguchi
Aug. 16, 2011
Clayton Shogo Yamaguchi, 81, of Wahiawa, an employee of Automatic Vending Machine Co. in Wahiawa and manager of Kalapana Store and Drive-In in Hawaii, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Charlotte; son Glenn; daughter Dawn; hanai daughter Gail Stringer; sisters Daisy Conquest, Rachael McQuerrey and Junko Iwata; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.