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Obituaries

For Wednesday, September 5, 2012


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Agnes Ayers Clevenger
Aug. 15, 2012
Agnes Ayers Clevenger, 102, of Honolulu, a retired Kahala Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Brian, Dana, Dale andRaymond; brother Leonard Paresa; sisters Thelma Chow and Alama Ayers; 13 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Central Union Church. Services: 10 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Hiroo Furuya
Aug. 29, 2012
Hiroo "Porky" Furuya, 94, of Hilo, a retired Fred L. Waldron and Co. sales representative and an Army veteran who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion during World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Glenn, Nathan and Dale; daughter Ann Hirokawa; sisters Sonoko Muranaka, Yasuko Taniguchi and Yoshiko Yamasaki; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Marissa Joy Hokulea Gillespie
June 22, 2012
Marissa Joy Hokulea Gillespie, 28, of Scottsdale, Ariz., a registered nurse, died in Scottsdale. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert, parents Michael L. and Judee A. Gonsalves, brothers Ryan N. Werner and Michael A. Gonsalves, and grandmothers Amerlylis Campbell and Helen Gonsalves. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortu-ary.com.

Sosaia Pulupulu Hafoka
Sept. 1, 2012
Sosaia Pulupulu Hafoka, 82, of Kahuku, a Naniloa Lodge grounds maintenance employee, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Ahau, Hihifo, Tonga. He is survived by wife Olinita; sons Finau and Lata Vavau; daughters Ofa Vave, Fauniteni Masila and Unaloto Vimahi; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie stake center. Services: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

Sharon Ann Horita
Aug. 2, 2012
Sharon Ann Horita, 69, of Pearl City, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry M., sons Harlan K. and Aaron S., daughter Tracie M., brother Earl Iwamoto, sisters Elaine Okawa and Carole Ito and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.

Rockwell R. Kaneshiro
July 12, 2012
Rockwell R. Kaneshiro, 67, of Honolulu, a Flooring of Hawaii carpenter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Vida T. Duplo, sons Beau and Leigh and daughter Summer Gibson. No services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Elnora J. Kim
Aug. 27, 2012
Elnora J. Kim, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Jerilyn K. Rowland and Lynette N. Fukuoka, sister Cora Jay and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. today at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Alfredo Lacambra
Aug. 28, 2012
Alfredo Lacambra, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired security guard, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by son Alfredo Jr., daughters Amanda Takamura Lacambra and Leah Lacambra, stepdaughter Lisa Semeraro-Castro, 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Martha C. Limpahan
Aug. 22, 2012
Martha C. Limpahan, 80, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hono- lulu. She is survived by sons Theodore Jr., Ellery K. and Jonathan K.; daughters Donna M. Medeiros and Deborah Turner; 24 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Puna Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial on Oahu at a later date. Casual attire.

Inoke Makaafi
Aug. 27, 2012
Inoke Makaafi, 39, of Ewa Beach, a mason, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Vaotuu, Tonga. He is survived by wife Vika; son Aho Peau; daughters Loumaile, Siokapesi, Koloa, Fualupe, Tina and Bella; parents Aho Peau Sr. and Siokapesi; and sister Neomai Loketi. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Ewa Beach United Methodist Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park.

Frances J. Rapozo
Sept. 1, 2012
Frances J. Rapozo, 90, of Lihue, a retired Kauai Surf Hotel dining room manager, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by sons Greg and Bruce, daughter Rosalind, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Antone Santos Jr.
Aug. 11, 2012
Antone Santos Jr., 82, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Beach Resort mechanic, died in Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by daughter Tina Naihe and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 29 at Spencer Beach Park. Services: 10 a.m.

Sonny Savella
Aug. 20, 2012
Sonny Savella, 89, of Honolulu, a former plantation worker, died in Manoa Cottage. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Russell, daughters Cleopatra Gonsales and Jill Marie Savella and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount, 1614 Monte St. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Ronald Tada
Aug. 21, 2012
Ronald Tada, 69, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley M.; sons Michael T., Bert C. and Robert K.; daughter Candace S.N.; mother Shizuko Loo; stepfather Bert Loo; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

Yuriko Tanoue
July 16, 2012
Yuriko Tanoue, 84, of Hilo, a retired Kamehameha Garment Factory seamstress and Sheraton Waiakea Village housekeeper, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wesley, daughter Alison Geanon, brothers Ryoichi and Mamoru Soga and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Nora Satoko Toyama
Jan. 13, 2012
Nora Satoko Toyama, 87, of Aiea, a sales clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Edward Sr.; sons Edward Jr., Gregg, Paul and Daryl; and 10 grandchildren. Services held.

William P.K. Whaley Sr.
Aug. 18, 2012
William P.K. "Snooky" Whaley Sr., 74, of Ewa Beach, a San Miguel Brewery salesman, retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son William "Wilz" Jr.; daughters Ramona Galapon-Wilson and Adeline Galapon; brothers Edward "Blackout" and Michael; sisters Leialoha Takeuchi, Loretta Apa and Leimomi Keaulana; caregiver Kelia Chung; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at New Hope Leeward. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.

Lily Yamashita Wong
Aug. 22, 2012
Lily Yamashita Wong, 84, of Mililani, a state janitorial supervisor, died in Kailua. She was born on Hawaii. She is survived by son Alvin Murakawa, daughters Alvina Kubo and Allison Murakawa, brothers Harold and Kenneth Yamashita, sisters Margie Takahashi and Susie Takemoto, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Daryl Tokio Yamamoto
Aug. 29, 2012
Daryl Tokio Yamamoto, 67, of Kahului, a retired county clerk of Maui County, died at home. He was born inWailuku. He is survived by wife Carolyn, son Darren, daughter Donna, mother Yukie, brothers Ronald and Dexter, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Edwina Kalino Yasue
Aug. 5, 2012
Edwina Kalino "Babydoll" Yasue, 49, of Honolulu, a former employee of First Hawaiian Bank, HawaiianTel Federal Credit Union and the state Department of HumanServices, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Rudy Sun and sister Holly J. Kaaekuahiwi. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Richard Seichi Yogi
Aug. 22, 2012
Richard Seichi "Dickie" Yogi, 70, of Honolulu, a retired sheet metal worker, died in Pali Momi MedicalCenter. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Ronald S. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.






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