For Monday, October 8, 2012
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Oct 8, 2012
Sept. 28, 2012
Haruo Baba, 88, of Waipahu, a retired Army staff sergeant who served in the Korean War and a supply clerk at Barbers Point Naval Air Station, died at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Robert H.; daughters Cheryl M. Ching, Carol S. Nariyoshi and Faith N.Baba-Yamagishi; sister Yuriko Hayashikawa; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Mary Jane Ballesteros
Sept. 24, 2012
Mary Jane "Jana" Ballesteros, 77, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Honokaa High and Intermediate School custodian, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Benjamin; daughters Jackie Belanio, Sylvia Yadao, Beryl Ann Acido and Audra Silvano; brothers Felix, Robert, Franklin and Rudy Embernate; sister Linda Takamine; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Services:11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hono kaa County Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lucrecio C. Bolivar
Sept. 19, 2012
Lucrecio C. Bolivar, 55, of Aiea, a Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel housekeeper, died in St. Francis West Hospice. He was born in Bohol, Philippines. He is survived by wife Hermie P. Bolivar; brothers Respituto, Demetrio and Niciforo; and sisters Pascuala and Perpetua Bolivar, Rosita Padador, Marincla Dagaang and Cristina Jabello. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m.
Nida Casaclang de Francia
Sept. 24, 2012
Nida Casaclang de Francia, 55, of Pearl City, a nurse's aide for Heaven's Helper, died in Pearl City. She was born in Anda, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband George, daughters Maureen Joy and Mhary Grace, parents Pacita and Jose Casaclang Jr., brother Jimmy Casaclang and sisters Prescilla Viray, Alicia Mateo, Amalia Abonales, Gemma Mendoza and Vilma Meneses. Visitation:6 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional information for an obituary printed Saturday.
Ume Dela Pina
Sept. 16, 2012
Ume "Mabel"Dela Pina, 95, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honokaa, Hilo. Private services.
Violet Chieko Ikeno
Sept. 8, 2012
Violet Chieko Ikeno, 90, of Hono lulu, a retired licensed practical nurse for Chock Pang Clinic, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lindsey K. and David N., sister Toki Izumi, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ella Mae Joy
Sept. 26, 2012
Ella Mae Joy, 96, ofWaimanalo, a retired Queen Emma Summer Palace cashier, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son George, daughter Jan Ching, brothers Bobby and Alvin Aona, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Services:11 a.m. Scattering of ashes:2 p.m. at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Mildred T. Kanegawa
Aug. 26, 2012
Mildred T. Kanegawa, 97, of Wahiawa, a former dental receptionist and preschool teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ho lua loa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Ross, daughter Lois Nakamura and two grandchildren. Private services.
Sept. 25, 2012
Emi Kato, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hale Niu sportswear owner/ seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Anthony and Berton, sister Satoe Okamura, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Aloha attire.No flowers.
Edward Sumaylo Lapinid
Sept. 20, 2012
Edward Sumaylo "Eddie" Lapinid, 75, of Hono lulu, a member of the Hawaii Army National Guard and a missile operator for the Army, died in Hono lulu. He was born in Kualapuu, Molokai. He is survived by wife Alfreda B.; son Wayne E.; daughter Cynthia J.L.Miyashiro; brother Rehino; sisters Josephine L. Ponce, Cyrilla Fortenbery, Dolores Lapinid and Katie Baker; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:11 a.m. Committal services:2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Cas ual attire.
Sept. 19, 2012
Bertha Mapa, 88, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Kahului, Maui. She is survived by husband Walter; sons Leonard, Urban, Alan and Glen; hanai son Leslie Andrade; daughters Doreen Mapa and Barbara Davenport; caregiver/great-grandchild Jerrick Yang; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Doris Masako Matsuda
Sept. 3, 2012
Doris Masako Matsuda, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Fern Elementary School educational assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in SouthKona, Hawaii. She is survived by son Michael; daughters Wendy Kamimura and Elaine Uyehara; brothers George, Benjamin and Edward Yamada; sisters Margaret Hanson, and Jane and Rose Yamada; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Services:4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Gertrude Yaeko Morishige
Sept. 3, 2012
Gertrude Yaeko Morishige, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Howard H., Kenneth N., Stephen M. and Daniel Y.; daughter Jane E. Yoshinaga; brother Joe Fujimoto; and six grandchildren. Private services.
Sept. 2, 2012
Ken Noyle, 90, of Honolulu, an entertainer, died in Honolulu. He was born in England. He is survived by son Ric, daughter Cherry Wilkinson and two grandchildren. Services:2 p.m. Sunday at Manoa Park, next to Manoa Gardens. Cas ual attire.No flowers. No gifts. Please bring memories of Ken only.
Sept. 30, 2012
Haruo Oshima, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. mechanic, died. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by wifeMasako, son Chester, daughter Clara Foo, brother Haruto, sisters Kazue Taogoshi andFumiko Matsukawa, and two grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Sept. 7, 2012
Harold Masaru Otani, 84, of Honolulu, an owner of Y. Fukunaga Products, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Neal and Dwight; daughters Joyel Horita and Karen Wakuzawa; sisters EllenPark, Arlene Kakimoto, Judy Tanaka and Gail Shimabukuro; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, please send checks payable to Saint Louis School, the Harold Otani Endowment.
Josephine C. Paulos
Sept. 16, 2012
Josephine C. "Phina" Paulos, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Arthur A. "Art," Leroy F. "Paul" and Leonard W.; daughters Muriel Y. Marrero and Patricia H. "Pat"Paulos; brother John Caetano; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick's Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial:12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences:www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Ramon Philamon Quizon
Sept. 6, 2012
Ramon Philamon Quizon, 79, of Waianae, a retired automotive mechanic for Shell Service Station in Waianae, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen L.; son Ramon M.; daughters Yvette H. and Alexis L. Quizon, and Debbie K. Napo leon; brothers John, Douglas and Daniel; sisters Matilda Dano and PeggyIlano; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:10 a.m.
Tinofa'atasi Safue Ulufale
Sept. 20, 2012
Tinofa'atasi Safue Ulufale, 47, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by companion Mapuana Kekai; sons Thur ston, Valentino and Jordan; mother Lepaoa; brothers Safue, Alapana, Toetu and Mike; sisters Silupe Togia, Sene Farani, Sally Noa, Silupe Solo and Tausali and Tiapepe Ulufale; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani MemorialPark. Flowers welcome.