For Friday, March 2, 2012
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Mar 2, 2012
Elizabeth S. Araujo
Feb. 27, 2012
Elizabeth S. Araujo, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Albert, Clyde, Lorrin, Louis Jr. and Gerald; daughter Paulette Soares; sister Christine Azevedo; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Ethel Meldarene Begley
Feb. 29, 2012
Ethel Meldarene Begley, 87, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Scotia, Calif. She is survived by husband Robert E., sons Robert Jr. and David, daughters Judith Trimble and Kathy Smith, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Kailua. Services: 12:30 p.m. Private burial. Lei welcome. Donations suggested to Meldarene Begley Fund, payable to Castle Medical Center, 640 Ulukahiki St., Kailua, HI 96734.
Feb. 27, 2012
Eve Carney, 87, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker and a World War II Army veteran, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Carl Jr., Wayne, Richard, Alan, Robin, Rory and Lance; daughter Sharon; brothers Thomas and Paul Miranda; sister Lorraine Ferguson; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Visitation to follow. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Mildred Matsue Chung
Feb. 16, 2012
Mildred Matsue Chung, 92, of Honolulu, a clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Ronald, daughter Ember Shinn and sister Jane Midori Watanabe. Services: noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Ambrosio Paparico Demecillo
Jan. 28, 2012
Ambrosio Paparico Demecillo, 83, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired painter at Hickam Air Force Base, died at home. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by son Donovan, brothers Celino and David, sister Marcela Oman and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Urn committal: 1 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Matea M. Fernandez
Feb. 3, 2012
Matea M. Fernandez, 87, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Juanito Martinez, sister Connie Mendoza, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
Anthony Paul Francisco
May 1, 2011
Anthony Paul Francisco, 44, of Las Vegas, an Air Force veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carrie and mother Rosita. Private services.
Feb. 26, 2012
Margaret Freitas, 94, of Omao, Kauai, a retired pineapple industry employee, died in Garden Isle Healthcare Center. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Millie Souza, 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at St. Raphael's Church, Koloa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.
Janet M. Fukaya
Feb. 19, 2012
Janet M. Fukaya, 77, of Mililani, a retired city draftsperson, died. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by husband Ronald K., daughter Janie Katsura, brother Douglas Nakata, sister Shirley Toyama, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Feb. 13, 2012
Shizuko "Jean" Hirata, 90, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for the Japanese Consulate, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Stephen, brother Richard Oka and two grandchildren. Private services.
Zu Tian Huang
Feb. 22, 2012
Zu Tian Huang, 77, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Mei Fen Liang; sons Kuan Wei, Gan Wei and Jian Wei; daughter Ya Yan Huang Wang; brothers Zu Zhan Huang and Cho Hin Wong; sister Lan Ying Lam; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. March 9 at Borthwick Mortuary, Vineyard chapel. Services to follow. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Feb. 18, 2012
Frank Kamahele, 81, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Air Force pilot and a retired state airport district manager, died at home. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty; son Wayne; daughters Janyce Kamahele and Sharon Kamahele-Toriano; hanai sons Harold Caravalho and James Ishii; brothers Richard Elderts Figuero and Joseph Elderts; sisters Blanche DeConte, Verdarine Ornellas and Puanani Mukai; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kona Outdoor Circle. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kenneth K. Kaneshiro
Feb. 13, 2012
Kenneth K. Kaneshiro, 64, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Henry and John. Private services.
Stephen Goichi Kodama
Feb. 10, 2012
Stephen Goichi Kodama, 77, of Aiea, a state Department of Education driver, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Matthew K. and Reid K., and brothers George T., Walter Y. and Harold T. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lawrence C. Lo
Feb. 28, 2012
Lawrence C. "Larry" Lo, 83, of Honolulu, a former grocery store owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane S., brother James Pang and sister Florence Tong. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Gladys Kalani Lopes
Jan. 25, 2012
Gladys Kalani Lopes, 75, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii courier, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles Jr., Brian, Warren, Russel and Lawrence Lopes, and Zachary Keo; daughters Charlene Kaniho, Hannah Eckert and Terry Tauilo; sister Eleanor Himphill; 47 grandchildren; 98 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. March 10 at Waiahole Beach Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Semi Faaloloi Manaea
Feb. 3, 2012
Semi Faaloloi "Sam" Manaea, 64, of Pearl City, a Holsum Bakery retiree, died in Pearl City. He was born in Faleasao, Manua, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Michelle K.R.; sons John R. and Lee C. Manaea, and Justin Z. Richards; mother Faailoa T. Tali; brothers Frank S., Faaloloiaoolelagi S., Raymond S. and Rodney F. Manaea, and Leula and Samau Tali; sisters Fuaoloa M. Faletufuga, Ruth S. Manaea, Taulolomi, Sue and Asomaliu Tali, Nofoao Leaea, Gafa Mauga, Fuatai Feagai and Vaiutufealofai Tali-Smith; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.
Feb. 17, 2012
Toshiko Nakaichi, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center nurse's aide and retired orthopedic technician, died. She was born in Pyongyang, Korea. She is survived by daughter Dr. Gail K.; brothers Hirohisa Fukuda, Goki Yamamoto and Katsumasa Kunimoto; and sisters Kimiko Kishimoto and Kyoko Kiyama. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
Feb. 15, 2012
Hideo Nakasone, 88, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by brother Hiroshi. No services.
Newton Kulani Purdy
Feb. 11, 2012
Newton Kulani Purdy, 83, of Molokai, formerly of New York City, an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. Services: noon Wednesday at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Casual attire.
Isaac Tadashi Sewake
Feb. 3, 2012
Isaac Tadashi Sewake, 56, of Honolulu, a Spencecliff restaurant manager, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Irwin H. Private services.
Iosefo Petelo Uiagalelei
Feb. 21, 2012
Iosefo Petelo Uiagalelei, 71, of Waipahu, an Aiea High School campus security retiree, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Etevise P.M.; sons Soane P. and Peter; daughter Pina U. Maafala; brothers Masemino, Leatutui and Tomaakuino Petelo, and Nikolao Lafaele; sister Akenese P. Iosefo; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road. Mass: noon. No flowers.