For Saturday, May 19, 2012
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 19, 2012
Cheryl Ann Marie Apo
May 6, 2012
Cheryl Ann Marie Apo, 66, of Honolulu, a Hale Koa Hotel assistant general manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by husband John K. Lee Jr., son Sean Ah Yen and mother Lorraine Bazala. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Harold Dofsen Browning Jr.
May 6, 2012
Harold Dofsen Browning Jr., 78, of Kaneohe, a retired First Hawaiian Bank vice president, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Barbara J., son Michael M., sister Joyce M. Edwards, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Gregory Scott Cameron
May 9, 2012
Gregory Scott "Greg" Cameron, 52, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Hawaii County firefighter, fire rescue specialist and paramedic at the South Kohala Fire Station, died at home. He was born in Onaway, Mich. He is survived by son Ethan, daughter Lacey, companion Mona, parents Christopher and Silvey, and brothers Douglas, Bradley and Brian. Celebration of life to be announced at a later date.
Kyong Wo Joseph Chew
May 13, 2012
Kyong Wo Joseph "Tutuman" Chew, 84, of Panaewa, Hawaii, a Navy veteran, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard power plant controller and a private security firm Hilo manager, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lorraine; son Langford; daughters Waonette and Marva Lynn Chew, Jowett Chew-Marumoto, Rayveen Waters and Violyna Chew-Fernandez; hanai sons Walter Hall and Rodney Clarose; hanai daughters Sheila Ledesma Streltzer and Suzie Alviso; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 to 3 p.m. today at Haili Tent, Panaewa. Urn committal services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Warlita Bocoboc Dumlao
April 19, 2012
Warlita Bocoboc Dumlao, 67, of Ewa Beach, a Princess Kaiulani Hotel retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Panquitarlac, Philippines. She is survived by husband Doloroso; sons Edwin Talaro, and Harry J. and Jayross Dumlao; daughter Faye; brothers Leonardo and Soto Bocoboc; sisters Isabel Ramirez, Gloria Santos, Mercedes Ibuno and Lolita Gargasin; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Thursday 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.
Irene Akina Fernandez
April 17, 2012
Irene Akina Fernandez, 74, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Benjamin C. Sr.; sons Benjamin C. Fernandez Jr. and Wayne Clarose; daughters Lynn and Jaclin; brothers Vale, Francis and Celestino "Kata" Maduli; sisters Lucia Abero and Nina Cablayan; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Frank Kawehikaia Gaison
May 9, 2012
Frank Kawehikaia "Kaia" Gaison, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired foreman, electrician and high-voltage lineman with the Navy, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Priscilla; sons Frank Jr., Talino and Gordon; daughter Rosaline Marcum; brother Talino; sisters Esther Souza and Katherine Gaison; seven grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Yolanda Recta Guerrero
April 30, 2012
Yolanda Recta Guerrero, 60, of Waipahu, an Earl's Painting and Wall Covering employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Gabu Sur, Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Pio M. Jr.; son Joel; daughters Jaye Agbayani, Katrina Abes and Keri Guerrero; brothers Serafin, Froilan, Federico Jr. and Rey Recta; sisters Josephine dela Cruz and Evelyn Arimas; mother Esmenia Recta; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome.
Walter Man Quen Ho
March 22, 2012
Walter Man Quen Ho, 99, of Ewa Beach, a retired commodity trader, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by nieces Harriet Pien, Frances Awa and Jennie Kimura. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Thelma Tamara Hiram Kamae
May 11, 2012
Thelma Tamara Hiram Kamae, 74, of Laie, a retired Laie Village Food Mart cashier and Hauula Elementary School kupuna, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Samuel, Elroy and Lesly Kamae, and Wayne K. Hiram; daughter Kanoe Mapuhi; sisters Katherine Kelekolio, LaVerne Pukahi and Donnette L. Kekauoha; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 26 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 1st Ward Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Kauaheakeokauanomeha Jay Palapa Lactaoen
May 6, 2012
Kauaheakeokauanomeha Jay Palapa Lactaoen, 19, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Merriman's Restaurant back waiter, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by parents Jay and Kawehi, brother Kawika-Sheldon, sisters Naomi Clarke and Napualei Palapala, and grandparents Joseph Chang and Dora Lactaoen. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Kahilu Town Hall, Waimea. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire or Kihei attire (formal wear or aloha-type uniform worn by Kihei ohana).
Kap Joon Lee
May 16, 2012
Kap Joon Lee, 72, of Honolulu, a business owner, died at home. He was born in Fukuoka, Japan. He is survived by wife Incha; sons Chae Chol, Chae Hun and Chae Ho; daughter Dr. June C.; brother Kap Soon; sisters Jung Soon and Imye; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m.
Richard K.W. Lee
May 10, 2012
Richard K.W. Lee, 92, of <t-5>Honolulu, a Navy veteran who worked in naval communications, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris H., daughters Patricia and Virginia Leong, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at United Church of Christ. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers. Refer to family for donations. Online condolences: www. borthwickoahu.com.
Joezaia Pilimon Luther
May 9, 2012
Joezaia Pilimon Luther, infant son of Gleansner and Jaseleen of Honolulu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Micronesia. He is also survived by brothers Jared K., Jabez K. and Jeremiah. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.
Jean F. Marchan
May 6, 2012
Jean F. Marchan, 56, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in the Bronx, N.Y. She is survived by husband Richard Jr.; daughter Danielle Castanaga; mother Ethel Quinn; brothers Peter F., Robert D., Michael and Kenneth Quinn; sister Geraldine Kirchofer; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Clarence Yo Henyo Mariano
April 9, 2012
Clarence Yo Henyo Mariano, 76, of Pearl City, an Air Force veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Wai-pahu. He is survived by wife Erma K.; sons Clarence K., Francis K. and Matthew I.; brother Eugene; sisters Elaine Mariano, Rachel Janicki and Edith Wofford; six grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
May 2, 2012
Yoshiko Matsukado, 88, of Haleiwa, a retired Diner's Drive Inn manager, died at home. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughter Trudy H. Goda, brothers Shiro and Hachiro Funayama, sister Betty Nakata, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Robert Donald Mendiola Sr.
May 11, 2012
Robert Donald Mendiola Sr., 88, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant, Securitas security officer at Hilo Airport and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie; sons Eric, Damien, Clyde, David and Charles; daughters Judy Lane, Penny Tada and Debora Inciong; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Visitation: 8 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
May 2, 2012
Shizuno "Sue" Midomaru, 99, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force secretary, died in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Thomas T. Private services.
Dorothy Haruyo Miyashiro
May 2, 2012
Dorothy Haruyo Miyashiro, 95, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Herbert and Thomas Yamashita, and Sanford Miyashiro; daughter Iris; brother Walter Izuo; sister Gladys Uyeda; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Raymond Paul Moniz
May 8, 2012
Raymond Paul Moniz, 67, of Waianae, a mechanic, died in Kapolei. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Raelynn Tauaese, Gaylynn Asuncion, Jocelynn Pulusila, Suelynn Taivasa and Gracelynn Tigilau; mother Violet Rodrigues; brother David; sister Barbara Allen; and 27 grandchildren. Private services.
Yoshiko Ashimine Oshiro
May 5, 2012
Yoshiko Ashimine Oshiro, 96, of Honolulu, former proprietor of Bar-B's Lunchwagon, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons James S. Akamine, and Ronald K. and Edwin H. Oshiro; daughter Flora T. Kaneshiro; brother Robert T. Ashimine; and sisters Jane K. Koki, Elsie K. Sumi and Jean S. Ashimine. Private services.
Ruth Naomi Rabaino
April 25, 2012
Ruth Naomi Rabaino, 80, of Honolulu, a Leahi Hospital housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Reginald and Emmanuel Jr.; daughters Linda Chang, and Terrie and Norma Rabaino; hanai daughters Luanna Hoopai, Java Kaaihue and Lori Kelekolio; brother Nicholas Ivan; sisters Margaret Yahiki, Leanora Cunningham, Lani Gasper, Carol Kelekolio, Koni and Mary Macapagal, and Sharon Kalua; 25 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences at hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Joseph Kaumualii Rapozo Sr.
May 16, 2012
Joseph Kaumualii "Big Joe" Rapozo Sr., 49, of Anahola, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sons Joseph Jr., Kevin and Kaumualii; daughters Rayana and Lilia; brothers Chad, Clete "Kalani" and Ryan "Kalei"; sister Janelle; mother Lorraine; grandparent Mary A. Napoleon; and seven grandchildren. Potluck gathering/visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at the family home, 4224 Anahola Road, Anahola. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Kapaa, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Saint Catherine's Cemetery. Aloha attire.
April 23, 2012
Daniel "Danny" Rivera, 80, of Kaneohe, Alii Roofing Co. proprietor/owner and owner of Little Ed's Lounge in Kaneohe, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Doreen; sons Dennis, Edward J., Ricky and Cameron H.; daughters Salina and Donna L.; brother Joe; sister Margaret Mcanelly; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Lorraine Hisaye Sugihara
April 6, 2012
Lorraine Hisaye Sugihara, 82, of Pearl City died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Grant; daughters Sharon Nakamoto, Lynn Sugihara, Faith Sienkiewicz and Sandra Horita; sister Ethel Kunishige; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
April 17, 2012
Leonard Tangalin, 61, of Wailua, Kauai, a retired Kauai Island Tours bus driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by companion Karen; sons Keawe and Kamani Tangalin, and Adam Fennonbok; daughter Ohia; mother Herminia Lardizabal; brothers Fred and Leroy Tangalin, and Scott Lardizabal; sisters Yolanda Kurihara, Nena Johnson and Gloria Reed; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. May 26 at Wailua Beach.
Maria Pranada Wright
April 28, 2012
Maria Pranada Wright, 91, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Thomas Quintos; daughters Rosemarie Ventura and Evangeline Campbell; stepson George; stepdaughters Karen Kim, Billy Joe Lazear and Eleanor Lloyd; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Chuch, Waianae. Mass: 7 p.m. Casual attire.
Nellie Natsue Yeda
May 4, 2012
Nellie Natsue Yeda, 89, of Kailua, a retired Queen's Medical Center medical records librarian, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Halaula, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Walter S.; son Neil S.; daughters Sharon S. Lau and Lynette M. Pimenta; brothers Zenkichi, Sanyu and Tetsuo Nakanishi; sisters Utako Miya-shiro, Sueko Young and Margaret Shinbashi; six grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grand- children. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.