For Sunday, October 14, 2012
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 14, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 03:27 a.m. HST, Oct 14, 2012
Natividad Belano Baldonado
Oct. 1, 2012
Natividad Belano Baldonado, 88, of Makawao, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Fernando, daughters Josephine Leano and Lourdes Bautista, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Oct. 26 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Oct. 27 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Sally Sachiko Blackwell
Oct. 3, 2012
Sally Sachiko Blackwell, 82, of Mililani, a retired Roberts Hawaii tour guide, died in Mililani. She is survived by son Jeffrey, daughter Marlene, sisters Masuko and Kimiko, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Rogelio Esteves Diaz
Oct. 1, 2012
Rogelio Esteves "Roger" Diaz, 70, of EwaBeach died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Levita M.; sons Ruel, Rommel and Rodel Diaz and Rogelio Avelino; daughters Rochel Lopez, Ruby Ann Brenner and Sapphire Avelino; brothers Nedy, Danilo and Manuel; sisters Nellie Ilog and Marilyn Bender and fourteen grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Aiaiaga E. Galea'i
Oct. 3, 2012
Aiaiaga E. Galea'i, 76, of Laie, a seamstress and wardrobe specialist at the Polynesian Cultural Center, died at home. She was born in Samoa. She is survived by husband Lilomaiava L.; sons Titipa, Lemaefe, Tuia, Kennedy and Raymond Galea'i and Ila Talapa; daughters Florence Ano Fotu, Sa Talapa and Talamaleke Iafeta; sister Miliama Betham and Alofi Taufasau; 45 grandchildren; and 47 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services:noon. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie, 55-600 Naniloa Loop, Laie. Services:10 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Laie Cemetery, 55-710 Wahinepee St., Laie. Casual attire. Online condolences:www.BorthwickOahu.com.
Gene Edward Granito
Aug. 12, 2012
Gene Edward "Gino" Granito, 68, of Las Vegas, a retired Honolulu Police Department officer and retired city Liquor Commission investigator, died in Las Vegas. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Shawn; sons Dino K. and Jeremy Granito and Keola, Kalama and Kekoa Smith; daughter Gina Vasconcellos; and eight grandchildren. Services:10 a.m. Oct. 27 at St. Ann's Church, 46-129 Haiku Road, Kaneohe. Celebration and lunch to follow at the Ramirez residence. Casual and aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Oct. 1, 2012
Maijon Marchello Holi-Arrington, 30, of Waianae, a solar panel installer, died in Pali Momi Medical Center.He was born in Virginia. He is survived by companion Kawehi Kaailii; sons Kamren and Exodus Arrington; daughters Alize A. Kaeo and Lyrikal Arrington; father Morris Arrington; mother Marvilyn; brothers Maijah Holi-Arrington, Morris Ford and Monta Bivins; and sisters Marsalina Momoa and Makisha and Morrisha Holi-Arrington. Visitation:8 a.m. Saturday at Jesus the Bread of Life in Nanakuli. Services:9 a.m. Scattering of ashes:10 a.m. Oct. 21 at Zablan Beach. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Calvin Bung Tim Hoo
Sept. 14, 2012
Calvin Bung Tim Hoo, 76, of Kapolei, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane, son Charles, daughter Audrey, brothers Robert and Edmund, sister Edith Kruhner and two grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Lei welcome.
Benjamin Dacalano Jacobe
Sept. 28, 2012
Benjamin Dacalano Jacobe, 84, of Aiea, a Navy veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Baguio, Philippines. He is survived by wife Carolina C., sons Ferdinand and Benjamin, daughters Belinda and Maripaz, sister Zenaida Pasaporte and five grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass:11:15 a.m. Committal services:1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Eleanor Voorhees LawtonKerecman
Oct. 8, 2012
Eleanor Voorhees Lawton Kerecman, 91, of Volcano, Hawaii, a teacher and caregiver, died at a private care home in Mountain View, Hawaii. She was born in Trenton, N.J. She is survived by daughters Barbara Kerecman and Karen Smoczynski. Private services. Online condolences:www.homelanimemorialpark.com.
Katherine K. Kipapa
Oct. 2, 2012
KatherineK. "Kaui"Kipapa, 56, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Julian K. "Noho"and Julius H. "Ola"; hanai sons Dennis Pule, Angel Savea, Mulinuu Tialavea and Lokeni Tuua; daughter Bobbie Rae Kaleo O Kalani Kipapa; mother Lavaina K. Kia; brothers Abert M., Lambert H., Blaine K. Kia and Barney Cypher; and sisters Constance K. Warrington, Deldrene Mowat, Lorene H. Kekahuna and Delphene Corpuz. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services:10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences:www.BorthwickOahu.com.
Marie Louise Silva Manguchei
Oct. 10, 2012
Marie Louise Silva Manguchei, 66, of Lihue, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born inKalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Chantelle and Mary-Ana Manguchei and Barbara-Jean Linoz-Hodges; brother Joseph Silva; sister Aileen Brun; and seven grandchildren. Visitation:8 a.m. Oct. 30 at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Minerva Leilani Akiu Manuel
Sept. 23, 2012
Minerva Leilani AkiuManuel, 65, of Hilo/Waiohinu, Hawaii, an entertainer, died at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George; sons George K., Jerome A. and Joshua K.; daughters Joshlynn K. and Corinthian K.; brother Joseph Akiu; sister Margaret Lee Hong; and three grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Services:6 p.m. Additional visitation:8 a.m. Friday at Naalehu SacredHeart Catholic Church. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.
Paul L. Martin
Oct. 1, 2012
Paul L. Martin, 86, of Pearl City, a retired Navy officer and Hawaii prelate of the Church of God in Christ, died in Aiea. He was born in Louisville, Ky. He is survived by daughters Myrna P. "Cookie" Jones, Elizabeth "Candie" Malone, Leila V.H. Ulufale, Elizabeth "Maka" Vann, Dawn Aquesta and Elizabeth"Liz"Chang; 26 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Services:6 p.m. Additional visitation:11 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences:www.BorthwickOahu.com.
Emilia Legaspi Miguel
Sept. 25, 2012
Emilia Legaspi Miguel, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born inManila. She is survived by husband Leonardo C.; son Alejandro; daughters Teresa Giron, Nidia Pascua and Myrna Dela Cruz; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Cemetery. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Harriet Yoneko "Noelani" Nakama
Sept. 23, 2012
Harriet Yoneko Nakama, 83, of Honolulu, a retired YWCA secretary, died at home. She was born in Waikii, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard S.; sons Randy K., Wesley H. andJasonM.; brothers Hideo and Kenneth S. Oshiro; sister Lorraine Kodama; and two grandchildren. Visitation:1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert Tamotsu Sera
Oct. 7, 2012
Robert Tamotsu Sera, 90, of Wailuku, a retired state Occupational Safety and Health branch manager, died at home. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Michie, daughter Stephanie Borges, sister Joyce Sonobe, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation:4 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:5 p.m. Additional visitation:5 p.m. Nov. 1 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary on Oahu. Services:6 p.m.
Kimberly Akemi Bal Sloper
Oct. 9, 2012
Kimberly Akemi Bal Sloper, 37, of Wailuku, an attorney for the County of Maui Corporation Counsel Department, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband William; daughters Caroline, Emily and Olivia; parents Eugene and Beryl Bal III; and grandparents Masae Murakami and Eugene Jr., Peggy and Patricia Bal. Services:4 p.m. Oct. 21 at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Condolences may be sent to www. ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Harry T. Suzuki
Sept. 21, 2012
Harry T. Suzuki, 76, of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gail S., son Eric, daughter Renee Kihara, brother Frank, sistersOlive Fujimoto and Ruth Murakami; and three grandchildren. Visitation:5:15 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services:6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Elsie Yonemura Ting
Sept. 20, 2012
Elsie Yonemura Ting, 91, of Kihei, Maui, a homemaker and co-founder of Ting's Enterprises, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons David P. Jr., Duane P., Dennis P. and Darryl P.; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Saelua Suameli Ulufale
Sept. 23, 2012
Saelua Suameli Ulufale, 70, of Waianae, an immigration officer, died. He was born in American Samoa.He is survived by sons TamafaigaLaveai and Asotau and Teetai Ulufale; daughters Faamanu, June and Letitia Ulufale and Amuia Toimoana; brother Salele Tau; sisters Soonamuli Falefia and Faamanu Siliva; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:4 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services:5 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Robert Theodore Vorfeld
Oct. 6, 2012
Robert Theodore "Bob" Vorfeld, 85, of Wailuku, an AmFac and AmFac JMB employee and retired Pioneer Mill Sugar Co. president and manager as well as a Navy veteran who served in World War IIand the Korean War, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wilma, sons Walter and Robert J. and three grandchildren. Private services and scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hale Makua Health Services, 472 Kaulana St., Kahului, HI96732; or American Heart Association, 95 Mahalani St., Suite 13, Wailuku, HI96793. Condolences may be sent to www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Sept. 14, 2012
George Woo, 86, of Honolulu, a retired owner of George Woo Architectural Engineering, died inHonolulu. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by sisters Emma Louie, Nina Matheson and Barbara Radke. Private services.