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Obituaries

For Monday, February 27, 2012


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Iefata Galuega Afuola
Feb. 13, 2012
Iefata Galuega Afuola, 42, of Ewa Beach, a security guard, died in Vancouver, Wash. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by son Luke Tagovailoa; daughters Fia Tagovailoa-Taala and Victoria, Usoalii and Lexi Tagovailoa; mother Fevaiga I.; father Galuega T.; brothers Taue'etia and Seumaninoa Puaina; and sisters Fiamama A. Muasau, Lotomau Luuga and Usoali'i Puaina. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday atSavali o le Filemu Christian Church in Ewa Beach. Services:10 a.m. Burial:noon at Sunset Memorial Casket.

Mevet B. Azada
Feb. 11, 2012
Mevet B. Azada, 51, of Mililani, a state Sheriff's Division sergeant, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Dion A. Pohaku. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Mary Silva Boteilho
Feb. 18, 2012
Mary Silva Boteilho, 87, of Haiku, Maui, a state Department of Housing and Welfare homemaker services retiree, died at home. She was born in Olinda, Maui. She is survived by sons Richard "Dickie" and David "Johnny"; daughters Rose "Rosie" and Mary E. Boteilho, and Carol Denis; brother John Silva; sisters Julia Bruchal, Margaret Cabral, Cecilia Brun, Rita Silva and Evelyn Pacheco; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Florentino Cablayan Canillas
Feb. 11, 2012
Florentino Cablayan "Larry" Canillas, 92, of Waimanalo, a retired carpenter, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by daughters Linda C. Kaneshiro, Patricia O'Connell, Regina L. Castillo and Jean Gahuman; sister Angelita Domondan; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church, 41-1323 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Roque Enosara
Feb. 2, 2012
Roque "Rocky" Enosara, 69, of Wahiawa, a retired civil service employee and BAE Systems employee at Schofield Barracks, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Lorraine; sons Roque W., Sean and Jesse; stepson Christopher Respicio; adopted sons Rockne and Railey; daughters Jaynelle and Raquel Enosara and Roxanne Nemoto; brother Freddie "Manoi"; sister Violet Kuhia; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m.Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Frances E. Folsom
Feb. 22, 2012
Frances E. "Vogel" Folsom, 63, of Kailua, a housekeeper, died in Kailua. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Andrew, son Andrew M. Kuuiini II, brother Fredy Morris and sisters Marylouise Rodrigues, Josephine Sanders, Shirley Blankenship, Mildred Riggs and Margaret Joseph. Services:11 a.m. Saturday at 41-685 Ala Koa St. in Waimanalo. Casual attire.

John Clifford Gouveia Sr.
Feb. 20, 2012
John Clifford Gouveia Sr., 65, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Oahu Transit Services maintenance department employee, died in Hilo Medical Center.He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia R., sons John C. Jr. and Alec, daughter Cathy, father Anthony, sister Charlotte Momosea and five grandchildren. Visitation:4:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services:5 p.m. Casual attire.

Raymond Shigeru Isara
Feb. 11, 2012
Raymond Shigeru "Ray" Isara, 87, of Honolulu, a retired plumber at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Norman, Dean and Herbert; daughter Pauline Delamarter; sisters Dorothy Miguel and Nancy Kaneshiro; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mary Jane Agnes Kahaleauki
Feb. 10, 2012
Mary Jane Agnes Kahaleauki, 68, of Hana, Maui, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by husband Charles "Chunga," sons Harry Kahaleauki and Francis "Frannie Boy" Poouahi Jr., brothers Ronald and George Gomes, sister Juanita Tengan and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Huialoha Church, Kaupo, Maui. Services at noon. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Takashi Kashimoto
Feb. 21, 2012
Takashi "Kandi" Kashimoto, 92, of Hilo, a retired journeyman carpenter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yukie, sons Ronald and Clayton, daughter Aileen Honda, brother Robert, sisters Chitsuko Asuka and Yaeko Honma, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Patrick Punaikeonaona Keliihoomalu
Feb. 15, 2012
Patrick Punaikeonaona "Puna" Keliihoomalu, 44, of Kaimu, Hawaii, a musician, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Robert P. Sr.; brothers Robert P. Jr., Sam M., Paul, Kalapana P., Prince and Primo P. Keliihoomalu, and Kukui P. Garcia-Keliihoomalu; and sisters Noenoeuakea Dunn, Lohelani P., Princess and Gwen Keliihoomalu, and Leialoha Ilae-Kaleimamahu. All-night visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the family residence in Kaimu. Additional all-night visitation at noon Saturday at the family residence. Services: 9 a.m. Sunday at the family residence. Burial to follow on the family property. Aloha attire.

Chiyoko Nakama Koito
Feb. 14, 2012
Chiyoko Nakama Koito, 86, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for the legislative auditor's office, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Huelo, Maui. She is survived by husband Isamu "Sam," sons Royden T. and Kent K., four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Congregational Church, 2651 Pali Highway. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

June Leialoha
Feb. 19, 2012
June Leialoha, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired legal secretary and business owner, died in Kailua. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by husband Samuel, sons Rick Traglio and Bruce Lindley, daughters Janis Lindley and Karen Kapua, mother Vernice Warneke, brothers Fred and Randy Warneke, 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Semisi N. Lopeti
Feb. 22, 2012
Semisi N. Lopeti, 36, of Hilo, a self-employed mason, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Talamasina, sons Paula and Sonatane, daughter Ana Marie, parents Paula and Malia, sister Ane Holani and grandparent Mele. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Church of Tonga-Orchidland. Services: 7 p.m. Additional services: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park.

Veronica Adalem Mariano
Feb. 13, 2012
Veronica Adalem Mariano, 59, of Honolulu, a nurse's aide at Leahi Hospital and Arcadia Retirement Residence, died in Honolulu. She was born in Diadi, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. She is survived by brothers Salvacion Calixtro, and Henry and Lawrence Mariano; and sisters Antonina Bersamin, Catalina Mariano and Dolores Lamphere. Visitation: 11 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services at noon. No flowers. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

John A. Medeiros Jr.
Feb. 9, 2012
John A. "Labu" Medeiros Jr., 96, of Hana, Maui, a retired superintendent for the Maui Board of Water Supply, Hana district, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Hana. He is survived by daughter Joanne Medeiros-Young, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to be held at a later date. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Stanford Chihiro Monji
Feb. 2, 2012
Stanford Chihiro Monji, 59, of Honolulu, a city land surveyor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Scott T. and sister Claire R. Oda. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Dana Robert Morrison
Feb. 13, 2012
Dana Robert Morrison, 65, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran and retired captain for Aloha Airlines and Royal Hawaiian Air Service, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Sony and sister Jo Dee Hunt. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services:10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Aloha attire.

Charlotte Yukie Nagamine
Feb. 3, 2012
Charlotte Yukie Nagamine, 78, of Kailua, a retired Kuakini Medical Center medical patients account representative and Department of Education educational assistant for the Windward district, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband Edward M. Sr., sons Edward Jr. and Ron, sister Lorraine Higa and three grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Katherine Emily Narvaes
Feb. 17, 2012
Katherine Emily Narvaes, 62, of Honolulu, a Waikiki Beach Hotel housekeeper, died. She was born in Las Vegas, N.M. She is survived by husband Dennis A., sons Jonathan and Benjamin, daughter Shereen, sister Lorraine Wright and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Margaret Y. Oshita
Feb. 17, 2012
Margaret Y. Oshita, 89, of Kapaa,Kauai, a state personnel director, died in Wilcox MemorialHospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George N.; sons Russell, Clayton and Marvin; and brother George Yorita. Visitation:2:30 p.m. March 4 at Kapaa United Church of Christ. Services:3 p.m.

Grace Joy Pastor
Feb. 16, 2012
Grace Joy Pastor, 69, of California, a former teacher in Hawaii County and retired administrative assistant at the School of Dentistry in Loma Linda, Calif., died at her daughter's home in Washington. She was born in Sioux Falls, S.D. She is survived by husband James; sons John W., James S. and Joseph E.; daughters Jamie J. Pastor and Janene L. Soeprono; brothers Harry, Ed, Bob, Jerry, Tom, Richard and Kenneth Rosaasen; sister Nancy Baleja; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at Kapaa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Sachith Plong
Feb. 23, 2012
Sachith Plong, 67, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Cambodia. She is survived by husband Tan; son Bopul; daughters Kunthea Ulmer, Kuntho Jastillana, and Samreth and Tanya Plong; mother Sawai Reun; brothers Tai Yung Phang, Tai-Vor and Tai-Lee; sister Sanith Yin; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

Orlino Aguinaldo Ramiscal
Jan. 16, 2012
Orlino Aguinaldo Ramiscal, 77, of Wahiawa, a Crown Pacific mover and packer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lanao, Bangui, Philippines. He is survived by son Christopher; daughters Florence Enoka, and Lisa and Christine Ramiscal; mother Leona; three brothers; a sister; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Green or red casual or aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

Soledad Guillermo Ribao
Feb. 10, 2012
Soledad Guillermo Ribao, 61, of Honolulu, an escrow accounts specialist at First Hawaiian Bank's Dillingham branch, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Wilson I.; sons Wayne and Walter; daughter Sheryl R. Tao; brothers Franklin, Ferdinand Sr. and Abraham Guillermo; sister Natividad Casiano; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples.

John Santos Sr.
Feb. 18, 2012
John "Sonny" Santos Sr., 77, of Kahului, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple press feed operator, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Candy; son John Jr.; daughter Michelle; brothers Jules, James and Edward; sisters Maria Hamrick, Roseline Ribucan and Violet Martinez; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Miguel Sayers Jr.
Feb. 16, 2012
Miguel Sayers Jr., 74, of Honolulu, a retired Kasler Corp. mason and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gayle; sons Mark Vicens, Wayne, Daniel, Harry and Christopher Sayers, and Shannon Kane; daughters Nora J., Yvonne, Lana, Gina and Natasha Sayers, Denise Vicens, Lisa Atchison and Lori Collins; brothers Robert and Roy; sisters Joyce Kaaiawaawa and Debra "Diane" Kimokeo; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Rosamelia D. Sensano Sibayan
Feb. 2, 2012
Rosamelia D. Sensano Sibayan, 85, of Waipahu, a Mililani Downtown Mortuary employee and self-employed seamstress, died in Waipahu. She was born in Claveria, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Johnson and Richard; daughters Marilyn L. Butler, Kimberly G. Duke and ShirleyD. Thompson; sisters Toribia Ganir and Josefina Balanay; 28 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Victor Bernard Souza Sr.
Feb. 14, 2012
Victor Bernard Souza Sr., 85, of Ninole, Hawaii, a heavy equipment operator at the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ninole. He is survived by companion Agnes L.; sons Victor Jr. and Edward; daughters Frances Waltjen, Gail Enanoria, Jo Ann Souza, Winona Souza-Barroga and Dawn Lapanig; stepsons David, Paul and Michael Tavares; stepdaughter Gail Smith; sister Henrietta Carvalho; 18 grandchildren; 15 stepgrandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 20 stepgreat-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 5. Casual attire. No flowers.

Martina Taal Tacderan
Feb. 12, 2012
Martina Taal Tacderan, 67, of Wailuku, a Marriott Hotel retiree, died at home. She was born in Santo Domingo, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ladislao, son Kenneth, daughters Madeline Platiro and Maryjane Tacderan, brothers Alfonso and Adriano Taal, sisters Teresita Tadeo and Mila Urmeneta, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Masami Takahashi
Feb. 5, 2012
Masami Takahashi, also known as "Wally" and "Porky," 94, of Aiea, a retired Associated Steel detailer, died in Honolulu. He was born inEwa. He is survived by son Gary M.; daughters Kathleen Yoshimura, Gail Kaneshiro and Donna Takahashi; and four grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Yoshiichi Takara
Feb. 7, 2012
Yoshiichi Takara, 86, of Honolulu, a self-employed meat cutter, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in South Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Grace Y., sons Roy Y. and StanleyY., daughter Jeanette M. Racoma and five grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Florence Kiyoko Takasaki
Jan. 31, 2012
Florence Kiyoko Takasaki, 84, of Honolulu, a Hilton Hawaiian Village retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard S.; sons Matthew, Wade, Blane and Galen; daughter Alpha Shimizu; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Daryl M. Toma
Feb. 21, 2012
Daryl M. Toma, 41, of Haiku, Maui, a Toma Garage auto technician, died. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Deena S., son Brock C.M., daughters Chloe R.M. and Bree N.A., parents Ralph and Lenette, sisters Wendy Doyle and Lisa Yoshida, and grandparent Dorothy Yamato. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: www. ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Julieta Cuizon Villaruel
Feb. 16, 2012
Julieta Cuizon Villaruel, 80, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Anthony "Buck," Rodney "RV," Gene P., Rockne P. and Kragan C.; daughters Jan Russell and Nadeen Kahananui; brothers Manuel "Maku" and Felipe "Lipe" Cuizon; sisters Patricia Napalapalai and Evelyn "Billie" Jensven; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Solomon M. Wong
Feb. 15, 2012
Solomon M. "Sol" Wong, 73, of Waianae, a retired civilian for the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Navy, at Lualualei, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Verna, son Michael, daughter Paz Cassidy, stepson Kenneth Plake, stepdaughter Jennifer Cash, brothers Clifford and Joseph, sister Annie Kim and seven grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Paradise Chapel, 87-125 Maipalaoa Road, Maili. Services:10:30 a.m. Committal services:11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Dudley Mahiai Wongham
Jan. 9, 2012
Dudley Mahiai Wongham, 72, of Kailua, a retired insurance agent, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Edward and Gregory, and sister Puanani. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Punahou School Chapel. Services: 2:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

Allen Kawelo Yapp
Feb. 23, 2012
Allen Kawelo Yapp, also known as "Butch" and "Brown," 73, of Hilo, a retired Hawaiian Dredging Co. heavy machine operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Christine; son StaceyKekaualua; daughters Thailiana Denise Aipolani, Karen Ortiz and Autumn Aipolani-Soares; brothers George, Walterand Dennis "Apua"Keamo and Sidney Young; sisters Emily "Lup" Mamane,Inchon Keamo, Johanna "E.D." Fernandez, Allie "Babes" Lopes, Maile Schuwer and Matilda "Ui"Kahoonei; hanai brother Arthur "Iso" Isoshima; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Thursday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 840 Kupulau Road, Hilo. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Friday at the church. Services:11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire.






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