Quantcast

Thursday, December 18, 2014         

 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Obituaries

For Sunday, June 17, 2012

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED:



Richard Kealohapauole Among
June 7, 2012
Richard Kealohapauole Among, 79, of Honolulu, a Seventh-day Adventist minister, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife E. Joy, daughter Lysa M. Kono, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. June 25 at Honolulu Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2655 Manoa Road.

Barry Bokmej
June 4, 2012
Barry Bokmej, 49, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Kukio landscaper, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. He is survived by companion Percila Thomas; sons Nimaia, Lolin and Liston; daughters Bonnie and Janice; hanai sons Edmond and Jermon Thomas; brothers Bokmej, Ronnie, Will and Kimon; sisters Atidrik Lovell, Alenta Alinko, Belinda Ali and Colleen Bokmej; and seven grandchildren. Visitation and all-night vigil at noon Friday at Bukot Nan Jesus Marshallese Church, in the old industrial area near Kona Self Storage. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Li-Mo Chen
May 20, 2012
Li-Mo Chen, 90, of Kapolei died in Kapolei. He was born in Szechwan, China. He is survived by wife San-Hua; sons Tai-Li, Tai-Te and Tai-Ming; daughters Tai-Hu Shen, and Tai-Ping and Tai-Jen Chen; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Frances Robello Fernandez
June 12, 2012
Frances Robello Fernandez, 90, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by daughter Harriet Gushi, five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Hannah Mililani Kerr Ferreira
June 11, 2012
Hannah Mililani Kerr "Mili" Ferreira, 78, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, former owner of Cattleman's Steak House in Waimea, Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant and Bishop Trust secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband J. Rodney. Private services.

Louisa Ann Fuellas
June 14, 2012
Louisa Ann Fuellas, 73, of Kailua-Kona, a retired guest activities clerk at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, and former pharmacy clerk and cashier at Kmart, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband John; son Myron; daughters Myrna Amarino and Janis Kanetani; brothers Benjamin and Carlos Castillo; sisters Marci Bolos, Loretta Dante, Anita Maeda and Felisa Mostoles; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mieko Fujimoto
June 5, 2012
Mieko Fujimoto, 85, of Lanai City, a retired Castle & Cooke housing supervisor, died in Kahului. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by daughters Lynne Alvarez and Lu Ann Fujimoto, brother Tommy Nakamura, sister Fusae Yoshikawa, three grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Lanai Union Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Lanai Cemetery.

Spencer Tsuyoshi Gushiken
June 14, 2012
Spencer Tsuyoshi Gushiken, 64, of Kilauea, Kauai, a Garden Island Termite pest control technician, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kilauea. He is survived by mother Kikue and brothers Jack, Alan, Ralph and Leslie. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Kilauea. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.

Sueko Higashi
June 7, 2012
Sueko Higashi, 95, of Hono-kaa, Hawaii, formerly of Manoa, a retired secretary for the Honolulu District superintendent at the state Department of Education, died in Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua, Honokaa. She was born in Ahualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sisters Itsue Hino and Mutsuko Higashi. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Kearney Mun Sheong Hung
June 10, 2012
Kearney Mun Sheong Hung, 68, of Honolulu, a Pan American World Airways passenger service retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Shelley Blizzard and Natalie Morrison, and six grandchildren. Private services.

Huddy Abraham Iaea
May 29, 2012
Huddy Abraham Iaea, 85, of Honolulu, a Coast Guard veteran, Sailors Union of the Pacific employee and Operating Engineers Local 3 retiree, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wendell; daughters Suzette Refuerzo, Diedra Robinson and Reva-Lee Rosa; hanai son Gilbert Herring; hanai daughter Kerri-Lyn Lau; brothers Joseph Jr., Melvin, Christopher, Harold, Howard and Ned Sr.; sisters Olivia Miller and Hedy Mae Iaea; 23 grandchildren; seven hanai grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment to be held at a later date at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Arsenio Julian Sr.
June 13, 2012
Arsenio Julian Sr., also known as "Uncle LC" and "Pops," 92, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Puna Sugar Co. boiler room operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Leslie and Arsenio L. Jr.; daughters Florence Kawaihae, Gloria Roldan, Jessie Jumalon, Alison A.M. Julian, Elizabeth M.L. De Coito and Elizabeth M.C.L. Perez; brothers Mauro, Marcos and Cayetano; sisters Placida Felipe and Veronica Pagala; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire.

David Haili Kaawa Jr.
May 23, 2012
David Haili Kaawa Jr., 86, of Waiohinu, Hawaii, a retired grader operator at Kau Sugar Co., a cowboy and farmer, died at home. He was born in Kukuiopai, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Dennis, Dave, Larry and Eric; daughters Sarah Lazar, Doris Silva, Verna and Evon Kaawa, Gail Olson and Stephanie Mento; hanai son Henry Kaupu; sisters Ramona Marks, Evangeline Lacaden and Debranair Akau; 46 grandchildren; 73 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Naalehu, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Florence Kuulei Pua Kekaula
May 27, 2012
Florence Kuulei Pua "Lei" Kekaula, 60, of Wahiawa, an Ala Moana Hotel PBX operator, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Edmund, Chandler and Samuel. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Dr. Herbert Makoto Kobayashi
May 27, 2012
Dr. Herbert Makoto Kobayashi, 82, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed orthodontist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Ruth; daughters Leslie and Robin Kobayashi, and Anne Miyashiro; brothers George and Wallace; sister Nellie Matsunami; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Barbara Souza Komine
June 14, 2012
Barbara Souza Komine, 80, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Finance Factors bank teller, died in Nakamaru Hale, Holualoa, Hawaii. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Max and David, daughter Roberta, sister Catherine Harris and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Hono-kaa, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Michelle Lebb Zakimi
May 30, 2012
Michelle Lebb Zakimi, 42, of Aiea, a Hawaiian Airlines customer service agent, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Guy Haruki Zakimi, parents Edward and Faith Lebb, brother Christopher Lebb and grandparent Alice Okihiro. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

Dorothea M. Lee
June 13, 2012
Dorothea M. "Dottie" Lee, 97, of Kahului died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Aspen, Colo. She is survived by three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Florence Ramiscal Lucas
May 17, 2012
Florence Ramiscal "Floring" Lucas, 77, of Ewa Beach, a caregiver and retired Waialua Sugar Plantation laborer, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by brother Ricarte Rayoan and sisters Josephine Ramo, Luisa Censio and Herminia Abalos. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Paul L. Martin
June 13, 2012
Paul L. Martin, 74, of Honolulu, a city refuse department employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Adam Garcia-Quinones and Leroy Factora, and sister Florence. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Evelyn Sachiko Mendoza
May 22, 2012
Evelyn Sachiko Mendoza, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Ezogiku waitress, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Alejandro Jr.; son Kevin N.; daughters Debra L. Hirata-Honda, Davelyn S. Heneralau and Donnalynn T. Piilani; brother Richard Hirata; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ceasare Demetrius Kamakana Moses
June 4, 2012
Ceasare Demetrius Kamakana "Chaz" Moses, 29, of Pahala, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman and hunter, died in South Point, Hawaii. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by fiancee Kulani Kauhi; daughter Kelikoa‘elakauaikekai DePeralta-Moses; parents John and Jovena "Kanani"; hanai parents Cyril Sr. and Allyson Lopez; brother Daemerson; sisters Keyralee Chun and Joshlynne Pascubillo; hanai brothers Cy Boy Lopez and Alvin Asato; and grandparents John and Alice Moses, Juanita Pedra, and Joe and Paula Daniels. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

Jane Haruko Nagata
May 29, 2012
Jane Haruko Nagata, 89, of Aiea, a retired Fort Shafter secretary and Clyde's Cleaners cashier, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Steve and Syd, brother George Kanno and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. June 25 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

David Busei Oishi
May 31, 2012
David Busei Oishi, 82, of Hono-lulu, a retired Sheraton Waikiki Hotel electrician, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Sadako, sons Guy and Clyde, daughter Doreen Takemura, brother George, sisters Grace Carroll and Esther Luna, and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Marie E. O'Keefe
June 5, 2012
Marie E. O'Keefe, 97, of Hono-lulu died in Honolulu. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by daughters Lynne Hayden and Mary Kawano, and a grandchild. Private services.

Walter Pakele
June 3, 2012
Walter "Satch" Pakele, 65, of Hilo, a taro farmer and oil painting artist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Carmen Moke and sisters Eunice Hulama, Rachel Kuilipule and Isabel Pua. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, section four. Casual attire.

Presentacion B. Ramones
June 11, 2012
Presentacion B. Ramones, 80, of Kahului, a retired hotel industry seamstress, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Virginia A. Rosa, Daisy J. Baker and Janet A. Long; brother Henry Balmores; sisters Amparo Ramones and Mary Macapulay; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.

William Walter Robinson
June 8, 2012
William Walter Robinson, also known as "King" and "The Commander," 95, of Honolulu, a retired Navy rear admiral, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lynn, Mass. He is survived by wife Joan A.; sons Matthew, Barnaby, Auguste, Peter, Cyrus and Christopher; daughters Merriam L. Rapisura and Malia I. Christanson; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Public memorial and committal services to be announced at a later date. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Benjamin Sapinozo Somera
May 3, 2012
Benjamin Sapinozo Somera, 71, of Honolulu, a Hilton Hawaiian Village retiree, died at home. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Evangeline; daughters Imelda S. Lucy, and Bernadette and Veronica Somera; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Paul Joseph Sorbets
May 10, 2012
Paul Joseph Sorbets, 86, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a Navy veteran who served in World War II, and a retired orchardist and proprietor of Christmas Holly Gardens, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Tucson, Ariz. He is survived by wife Joan, sons Stevan and Gregg, daughter Shari Wilson, nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great- great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waikoloa Community Church.

Shigeru Tatsuno
June 2, 2012
Shigeru Tatsuno, 89, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Newspaper Agency Federal Credit Union manager and an Army veteran, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hazel O. and sisters Aiko Tatsuno and Evelyn Poentis. Private services.

Angel Lapuebla Terrazas Regalado
May 26, 2012
Angel Lapuebla Terrazas Regalado, infant son of Jesus Terrazas and Reynalyn L. Terrazas Regalado of Kahului, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He is also survived by brother Jesus "JJ" Terrazas; sisters Natalie J. and Ana-Lee; grandparents Rufina Acob and Uncle Avery Maliikapu, Maria D.C.R. Rosas, Emilio T. Tirado and Romulo Lapuebla; and great-grandparents Tina Acob, Florentina Lapuebla, Alicia Rosas and Vicente Regalado. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church, Kahului. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Pauwela, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.






 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

IN OTHER NEWS
Latest News/Updates