For Tuesday, May 8, 2012
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 08, 2012
Frances Masue Abe
April 9, 2012
Frances Masue Abe, 91, of Honolulu, a self-employed Realtor and broker doing business as Frances M. Abe Realty, former employee at Mike McCormack Realty and former owner of Lincoln Bakery, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sisters Florence Sakae, Kikuye Ito and Claire Matsumoto. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Aniceta Agustin Agapay
April 29, 2012
Aniceta Agustin Agapay, 80, of Glendale, Ariz., formerly of Honolulu, a retired licensed practical nurse, died in Phoenix. She was born in Tarlac, Gerona, Philippines. She is survived by son Dr. Allen A., daughter Olinda L. and two grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel. Burial at noon at the cemetery.
April 28, 2012
Andrew "Sonny" Arceo, 82, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired cultivation superintendent at the former Mauna Kea Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou. He is survived by sons Paul and Andrew J., daughters Andrea Oshiro and Annette Kaga, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Gail Lynette Belin
April 29, 2012
Gail Lynette Belin, 58, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired nurse in a private practice, died at home. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She is survived by husband Carl A.; sons Carl Jr. and Kalae Eckman; daughter Cheyenne M.; stepson Shannon; stepdaughters Carlene Atwater and Buffy; brothers Carl "Puli" III, Curtis and Calvin Eckman; sister Gwen Miyasato; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.
April 28, 2012
Ann Borovick, 86, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired U.S. Bureau of Mines clerk, died at home. She was born in Pittsburgh. She is survived by son Gary and sister Stephanie Matijcio. No services. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com.
Leonora Javellana Chock
April 17, 2012
Leonora Javellana Chock, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Waikiki pantry worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gary K. and Lenox K.; daughters Dale H. Ching, Julianna P. Uejo, Colleen M. Valdez and Monica P. Carpenter; brothers Jose and Aurelio Javellana; sister Conchita Javellana; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Donald Gordon Doran Jr.
April 30, 2012
Donald Gordon Doran Jr., 61, of Kapoho, Hawaii, an orchid farmer, died at home. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany. He is survived by wife Deborah, son Scott Wangsness, daughter Marley, stepfather Gerald Smith, brother Dan, sister Kathie Overman, half sister Dawn Fowle, stepbrother David Smith, stepsister Stephanie Hutchens and two grandchildren. No services. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com.
Elizabeth Momi Elarionoff
May 1, 2012
Elizabeth Momi Elarionoff, 85, of Waiohinu, Hawaii, a retired licensed practical nurse, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Faith, hanai daughter Kathleen Andrews, brothers Howard and Henry Apao, and a hanai grandchild. Graveside committal services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Alae Cemetery, Hilo. Casual attire. Umbrella recommended.
Ramona G. Fernandes
April 23, 2012
Ramona G. Fernandes, 63, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lisa Villalba, and Ann, Holly and Wendy Cantere; brothers Robert Pedro and Michael Perry; sister Sylvia Pedro; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. today at Lanikai Boat Ramp. Reception to follow at Aikahi Gardens Pool and Lanai. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
George P. Fernandez Sr.
May 3, 2012
George P. Fernandez Sr., 88, of Sidney, Ohio, an engineer, died in Sidney. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons George P. Jr., John R., William J. and Thomas E.; daughters M. Catherine Vernon and M. Elizabeth Bailey; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services to be held in Sidney. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Holy Angels Church Choir, 324 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney, OH 45365; or Miami Valley Boy Scouts of America.
Martha Kaleikahua Kanaulu
April 18, 2012
Martha Kaleikahua Kanaulu, 74, of Waipahu, a retired Kahi Mohala accounts payable and payroll clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John Sr.; sons Clyde, Kimeona and John Jr.; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Alfred Kuuleianuenue Keliiholokai
April 19, 2012
Alfred Kuuleianuenue Keliiholokai, 61, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Defiance, Ohio. He is survived by sons Joseph, Steven, Joshua and David; daughters Valentine and Rebekah; brothers Joseph, David, Dawne and Benjamen; sisters Lei Makanani and Cecelia Keliiholokai; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Kaiona Beach Park, Kailua.
March 12, 2012
Masanori Masuda, 92, of Hilo, a retired Sonomura Contracting Co. carpenter, died in Life Care Center in Hilo. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Chris S.M. Hee, Iris K. Ahue and Jeri T. Kawakami; and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Filemoni Lotoa Nagaseu
April 21, 2012
Filemoni Lotoa Nagaseu, 40, of Waipahu, a state Department of Accounting and General Services janitor, died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Fofoga J.; sons Wesley, Jonathan, Dallas, Jr. Dawson and Daniel; brothers the Rev. Kolisi and Faafetai Nagaseu and Faasalele Lotoa; and sisters Maria Gasologa, Merina and Sifua Nagaseu, Lucy Mamea and Toaono Laupola. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Waipahu United Church of Christ. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.
David Kipling Nicholls
April 27, 2012
David Kipling "Kip" Nicholls, 60, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a former firefighter in Portland, Ore., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Boston. He is survived by companion Carmen Downs, sons Ryan and Cayle, stepson Jonathan Downs, stepdaughter Clarissa Fernandes, brother Jeffrey, sister Dana Rheault, a grandchild and a stepgrandchild. Private services.
Florence May Redden
Dec. 25, 2011
Florence May "Lynn" Redden, 88, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Kailua, an interior designer and accountant at Royal Hawaiian Hotel, died in Colorado Springs. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by son John, daughters Kelly and Peggy, four grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, three great-grandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to Leukemia Research Foundation.
M'hernie Noelani Seril
May 2, 2012
M'hernie Noelani Seril, 60, of Kailua-Kona, a retired secretary at Mauna Lani Bay Hotel, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gary, son Daniel Keala, daughter Charniel, brothers Herman G. Jr. and James Keala, sister Charlotte Ebana, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers.
March 8, 2012
Minoru Shibata, 91, of Honolulu, an electrical planner at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Palolo Chinese Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nora S.; son Clarke J.; daughters Diana A. Tung, Patricia T. Shibata-Murashige and Joyce M. Uyehara; sisters Ruth Honda, Sandra Rosa and Irene Oppheimer; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Elaine Yukiko Tajima
May 5, 2012
Elaine Yukiko Tajima, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House buyer, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul J., daughter Lynn S. Kanno, brother Alvin Fujimoto, sister Betty Walker and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 27, 2012
Yoshiko Takushi, 92, of Waianae, a retired housekeeping aide at the Queen's Medical Center, died. She was born in Nishihara, Okinawa. She is survived by sons Masamitsu and Seishin, daughter Joy S. Inada, sister Yoshiko Inafuku, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Richard Ryoichi Tanaka
April 16, 2012
Richard Ryoichi Tanaka, 87, of Honolulu, a warehouse supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sister Peggy T. Tanaka-Hicks. Private services.
April 21, 2012
Sumie Tashiro, 97, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kapaau, Hawaii. She is survived by son George Jr., daughters Karen E. Mead and Kathrine Tashiro, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Shinnyo-en Hawaii, 2348 Beretania St., Honolulu. Reception: 6 p.m. at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Ellen Emiko Toi
April 25, 2012
Ellen Emiko Toi, 82, of Kailua, a city Department of Parks and Recreation automotive repair assistant, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Kelly R. Toi and Stacey A.T. Wentland, caregiver and son-in-law Ivan Wentland and a grandchild. Private services.
Christine Ineko Tokunaga
April 3, 2012
Christine Ineko Tokunaga, 53, of Honolulu, a Japan Travel Bureau customer service representative, died at home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by mother Nancy C. Private services.
Betsy Tomiko Uemura
May 2, 2012
Betsy Tomiko Uemura, 84, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a retired Kealakekua Library custodian, died at home. She was born in Kealakekua. She is survived by sons Terry and Aaron; daughters Lorna Motogawa, Ruth Andrade and Lori Ann Edmundson; brothers Eric and Richard Kira; sister Grace Hayashi; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kona Stake Center, 75-230 Kalani St., Kailua-Kona. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Keei Japanese Cemetery. Casual attire.
Wayne E. Uwekoolani
April 26, 2012
Wayne E. "Braddah Pili" Uwekoolani, 59, of Wailuku, a carpenter in the construction industry and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Violet; brothers Charles M. Jr. and Sanford K. Sr.; sisters Bobbie Jean N. Lovato and Janice M. and Mona Uwekoolani; and companion Dorothy. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment to be held at a later date at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.