For Friday, September 30, 2011
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 30, 2011
Juan M. Agbigay
Sept. 17, 2011
Juan M. Agbigay, 89, of Hilo, a diversified farmer, and a police officer and mail carrier in the Philippines, died. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Concepcion; sons Alberto, Erlindo and Wenceslao; daughters Ernesta Dela Cruz, Ofelia Solmerin, Edita Castro, Amelia Baclig and Emelyn Ilar; half brothers Anthony Anakalea and Daniel, Bernard Jr., Lawrence and Francis Agbigay; half sisters Diane Easley, Evelyn Schwarz and Bernadette Nakano; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. today at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. All-night vigil to follow at the family residence in Hilo. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass at noon. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.
Sept. 25, 2011
Harumi Amaki, 83, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a Thrifty Mart baker, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Neal, Donald and Milton; daughters Aileen Arakawa and Claire Olores; brother Kenneth Konishi; sisters Ann Matsuoka, Yaeko Ho and Edith Kojiri; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavilion. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow.
Hazel Miyuki Araki
Aug. 25, 2011
Hazel Miyuki Araki, 86, of Ewa Beach, a former owner of Jimmy and Sons Texaco Service Station in Ewa Beach, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband James S.; sons Roy, Ted and Alan; daughters Linda Teruya and Sandra Shiraki; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.
Sept. 17, 2011
Taufao Atualevao, 92, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Eteuati Mamoe, Falesao Lua and Esau Iese; daughters Eseta Utuutuvanu, Eveline Nanai and Sui Maileitulua; 26 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Minnie Young Soon Gomes
Sept. 11, 2011
Minnie Young Soon Gomes, 94, of Honolulu, a housekeeping manager in the hotel industry, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Greg, Rod, Mel and Dennis; daughter Sherylann Johnson; sister Mary Spencer; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Nancy Natsuko Higashi
Sept. 13, 2011
Nancy Natsuko Higashi, 80, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronald, daughters Sharon Higashi and Wendy Kakogawa, brother Robert Oshiro and sisters Masako Fukumoto and Sally Oshiro. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Karen M. Ige
Sept. 9, 2011
Karen M. Ige, 47, of Pearl City, an office manager at Matt’s Transmission, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Kenneth and sister Kathy Nakamoto. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.
James Kealoha Sr.
Sept. 12, 2011
James Kealoha Sr., also known as James “POPS” Kealoha-nui, 53, of Waianae, a musician, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons James Kealoha Jr. and Chris and William Freitas; daughters Clarabeth Woods and Tanya and Healani Freitas; brothers Raphael R. Sr. and Michael R. Kealoha-nui, Philip Kealoha, Geno Fernandez and Thomas Tom; sisters Kehau Simon, Maylea Perez, Raymar Egami, Anita Ouye and Naomi Wong; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Oct. 8 at Waimanalo Beach Park camping area. Scattering of ashes at noon. Lunch to follow. Casual attire. No wreaths.
Duk Jae Lee
Sept. 13, 2011 Duk Jae Lee, 60, of Honolulu, a retired manager with meat sales, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in South Korea. He is survived by wife Wan Sook, son Jonathan, daughter Eunice, brothers Dong Jae and Sung Il, and sister Youn Jae Park. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Church of God Honolulu, 822 Coolidge St. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.
Alexis Malia Leorna
Sept. 7, 2011
Alexis Malia Leorna, 16, of Kirkland, Wash., a student at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, died in Kirkland. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by parents Mark and Gretchen; and grandparents Annie Leorna and James Kuluwaimaka, and Howard and Anne Scheinholz. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Chapel at Palm Terrace, Luhia Street, Kailua-Kona. Services: 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Camp Erin Hawaii, c/o Hospice of Kona (make checks out to Hospice of Kona), P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.
Dennis Benjamin Rademacher
Sept. 17, 2011
Dennis Benjamin Rademacher, 70, of Honolulu, a retired postal carrier, died in Aiea. He was born in Guttenberg, Iowa. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Robert James Rivers Jr.
Sept. 9, 2011
Robert James Rivers Jr., 55, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by daughter Selena, parents Robert Sr. and Sarah, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
Julia B. Salsedo
Sept. 20, 2011
Julia B. Salsedo, 81, of Kailua, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George O. Sr., sons George O. Jr. and Galen D., daughter Rosalita S. Guillermo, brother John Belen, sister Mary Valesques, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Sept. 10, 2011
Temukisa Talitiga, 67, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Safato‘a, Lefaga, Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Fatu and Afasene; daughters Toeosavaii Matagi, Tauileva T. Simeona and Elena and Faafetai Talitiga; brothers Sili, Elika, Toaaloga, Faauila, Faapaia, Faaiuga, Patone, Amosa and Masei; sisters Tulisa, Tiai and Siniva; 24 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sunday at Samoa Tokelau Seventh-day Adventist Church, Kalihi. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Jerry Q.T. Tom
Sept. 11, 2011
Jerry Q.T. Tom, 76, of Honolulu, a heavy-vehicle operator and a former Marine Corps staff sergeant, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Georgette Lopes, sons Gregory and Randal, daughter Jerrilynn, hanai daughters Jade and Kaili Rose, brothers Eugene and Bernard, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.