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Obituaries

For Sunday, April 8, 2012


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LAST UPDATED: 01:57 a.m. HST, Apr 08, 2012



Leonard Agpaoa
March 14, 2012
Leonard "Roy" Agpaoa, 52, of Honolulu, a student and Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Cauayan, Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by mother Norma Downey; brothers Inocencio "John" Jr. and Raynor; and sisters Mary Barker, Marisa Wood and Aliscia Stein. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaii­funeralservices.com.

Ambrocio Cardona Alcantara
March 24, 2012
Ambrocio Cardona Alcantara, 79, of Ewa Beach, a Chaney Brooks and Co. retiree and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Victoria, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by sons Renato, Jerry, Nory and Jun J.; daughters Mirasol Corpuz and Sani Alcantara; brother Lino; sisters Baby Duldulao, and Maria and Conching Alcantara; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines.

Maria Elena Ashley
April 2, 2012
Maria Elena Ashley, 57, of Hono­lulu, a medical records decoder, died in Honolulu. She was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is survived by father Severo Camacho, brothers Mike Camacho and Severo Camacho Jr., and sister Esperanza Conzales. Services pending. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Dorothy Amaral Carvalho
April 3, 2012
Dorothy Amaral Carvalho, 78, of Lihue, a Lihue Sugar Plantation office retiree, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Paul, mother Leonora Shies, brothers Charles and Robert Amaral, and sister Eleanor Kennedy. Visitation: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

June Carol Kauhiwai Kekauoha Lin Kee Chang
March 29, 2012
June Carol Kauhiwai Kekauoha Lin Kee Chang, 81, of Laie, a former clerk at Pearl Harbor and retired school teacher at Hauula Elementary School, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joaquin; sons Bertram, Brian Robert "Bobby" and Bradley; sisters Kilihea Asunsion, Victoria "Kiki" Christensen and Jackie Chang; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 7th ward, Laie North Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

Donald W.F. Ching
March 20, 2012
Donald W.F. Ching, 85, of Honolulu, a retired aircraft inspector with quality control for Hawaiian Airlines and an Air Force veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by wife Rebecca K., daughters Donna L.O.K. and Pamela L.Y.H., brother Cedric and sister Adrienne. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI 96816; or Hawaii Foodbank, 2611 Kilihau St., Honolulu, HI 96819. Online condolences: www.hawaii- funeralservices.com.

Annastachia A.K. Cruz-Kalua
March 25, 2012
Annastachia A.K. Cruz-Kalua, 19, of Makawao, Maui, a KM Polynesian Productions assistant manager, died on Maui. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Bill-Werner K. Manuel Jr. and Georgieanna K. Kalua; brothers Devon-Werner Kalua-Manuel, and Bill-Werner III, Ikaika and Quincy Manuel; sisters Anela and Anna-Marie Manuel; and grandparents Madelene Adams and Ivy Pagelsdorf. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Grace Church Upcountry. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Norio Delostrico
March 17, 2012
Norio Delostrico, also known as "Tanacio," "Tani," "Dodong" and "Dong," 75, of Kailua-Kona, a retired ranch hand at Palani Ranch, died. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Annabelle L., sons Norris L. and Nason L., daughter Tammy L. Medeiros, brother Anastacio, sisters Miriam Guerpo and Mary Samoy, hanai sister Margaret Lepolo, 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kona Baptist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Toshiyuki Fujii
March 28, 2012
Toshiyuki "Toshi" Fujii, 81, of Kihei, Maui, formerly of Lahaina, a Royal Lahaina Hotel maintenance department retiree, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Sachiko "Natalie," son Scott, daughters Valerie Murashige and Laurie Tom, sister Hatsumi Kadotani, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Services: 3 p.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Cynthia-Mae Luana Hanakahi
March 30, 2012
Cynthia-Mae Luana Hanakahi, 63, of Kaneohe, owner of Crickets O Ke Kai of Hawaii, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry, son Joseph Chang, daughters Theresa Hanakahi and Brendalyn Kaaumoana, mother Josephine Ah You, sister Lorraine Burks, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Yaeko Konda
March 30, 2012
Yaeko Konda, 78, of Lahaina, a Kahana Sunset housekeeper, died in Hale Makua Wailuku. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by sons Roy and Ronald; daughter Amy; and sisters Yoshie Hirae, Tomiko Masaki, Yukie Oda and Sakae Narimato. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at King's Chapel, Lahaina. Aloha attire.

Gerald Chin Lee
March 19, 2012
Gerald Chin Lee, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department police detective and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Esraelita J.B.; sons John M. III and Brendan; daughters Jereen Findlay, Jeanelle Horner and Shannon Kipapa; sisters Frances L. Ching and Judith P.P. Lewis; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Cecilia Leong
March 28, 2012
Cecilia "Ah Laun" Leong, 94, of Kalihi, a Sears Service Center parts department retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Ho­no­lulu. She is survived by sons Joseph "Ah Chee," David, Timothy and George; daughter Lucy Albo; brother Remigius Taum; sisters Elizabeth Kaanoi, Frances Soon, Patricia Peneku, Pauline Taum and Monica Pratt; 20 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Kenneth Matsuyoshi
March 15, 2012
Kenneth Matsuyoshi, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Police Department clerk, died in Ho­no­lulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.

Theresa C. McKinney
March 2, 2012
Theresa C. McKinney, 87, of Hilo, a retired high school teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in California. No services.

Laura T. Nakasono
March 5, 2012
Laura T. Nakasono, 66, of Waipahu, a Coastal Construction retiree, died in Aiea. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by brothers Teruji, Imao, George and Thomas; and sister Mildred Ito. Private services.

Lorraine Ngan Chew Ng
March 15, 2012
Lorraine Ngan Chew Ng, also known as Lorraine Souza, 78, of Kaneohe died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Michael Balles and Steven Souza, daughters Sharon Miller and Vivian Hosino, brothers Robert Lee and Raymond Ng, sister Ah Wan Costa Ayres, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

Richard Oshiro
March 14, 2012
Richard "Tachi" Oshiro, 75, of Pearl City, a retired T. Iida Contracting cement finisher, died in Pearl City. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Leonides; son Rick; daughter Ruby Labisores; stepson Eric Guiang; stepdaughters Nesta Morris and Rena Centeno; brother Isamu; sisters Eleanor Nakamoto, Judith Azama, Janet Sasaki, Emi Oshiro and Katherine Takamori; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.

Elisabeth Reinhart Oswald
April 6, 2012
Elisabeth Reinhart Oswald, 98, of Hilo, formerly of San Francisco, a Women's Army Air Corps veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Germany. She is survived by daughters Susan Sandahl and Christine Reed, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life and visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church, Hilo. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Christ Lutheran Church, Hilo, or Friends of the Hilo Public Library.

Jose P. Pere
March 16, 2012
Jose P. Pere, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Leonard's Bakery cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in Quimmarayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Amador, daughters Lucita P. Funtanilla and Erlinda Serrano, 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

James Mikiele Perry Sr.
March 24, 2012
James Mikiele Perry Sr., 75, of Waimanalo, a tugboat operator at Hawaii Tug & Barge and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Shannon and Robert Stenoff; daughters Penny-Lee Cho, Patty-Lin Medeiros and Mikiala Quemado; two hanai sons; two hanai daughters; brother Solomon; sisters Minewa Kaawa and Nakai Needham; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held at a later date. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneral­services.com.

Mary Frances Salangron
March 24, 2012
Mary Frances Salangron, 82, of Aiea, a Kamehameha Schools retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Daryl and Brent; daughters Doreen Burnham, Carla Dizon and Cindy Catugal; brothers Paul Pladera and Fabian Romano; sister Benedicta McArthur; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. April 16 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Lei welcome.

Neill Yoshio Segawa
March 26, 2012
Neill Yoshio Segawa, 65, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaii Medical Center environmental services manager and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Erlinda C., son Bryan Dizon, daughter Shantell, brother Dennis and sister Judy Yokoyama. Private services.

Bernadette Noni Halaulani Shimojo
April 3, 2012
Bernadette Noni Halaulani Shimojo, 63, of Kula, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Bernard; sons Alfred and Leslie Hufana; daughters Candee Beesing and Sandee Hufana; father George Stephen; mother Janet Nishiyama; brother Stephen Koko; sisters Donna Sterling, Jeanette Spragling, Gwen Nishiyama, Sandra Ruiz, Leanne Epstein, Yolanda Patterson, and Zelda and Donna Navarro; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Hana, Maui. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Vernon Tokiharu Soga
March 20, 2012
Vernon Tokiharu Soga, 89, of Kahana, a Honolulu Fire Department mechanic and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Kawailoa. He is survived by wife Beatrice T., daughters Verna and Blanche, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Edgar Rivera Soriano
March 25, 2012
Edgar Rivera Soriano, 45, of Honolulu, a Goodwill stock clerk, died in Honolulu. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by mother Lewelyn, brothers Rey and Erwin, sisters Ermelyn Utleg and Emely Soriano, and grandparent Juliana Japal-Soriano. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneral­services.com.

Yasue Sugi
March 28, 2012
Yasue "Sue" Sugi, 79, of Keei, Hawaii, a housekeeper at the former Kona Hilton Hotel, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George, sons Randy and Derrick, sister Hatsuko Shiraishi and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Peter T. Vorfeld
March 29, 2012
Peter T. Vorfeld, 75, of Waimanalo died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Esther L. Green; daughter Victoria Kukuruda; stepson Jason Green; stepdaughters July and Jody Green, and Jennifer Taddei; brother Ted; stepmother Judy; and nine grandchildren. Services to be held this summer at his Waimanalo residence.






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