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Obituaries

For Wednesday, November 14, 2012


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Casimer Stanley Apolinski
Nov. 4, 2012
Casimer Stanley "Casey" Apolinski, 90, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who served in World War II and a stockbroker, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Betty; son John; daughter Elizabeth A. Lee; brothers Edmund and Teddy; sisters Virginia Krumsee, Irene Warner and Mary Olson; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Holualoa, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park.

Dr. Wah Hop Chock
Oct. 15, 2012
Dr. Wah Hop Chock, 99, of Honolulu, a retired optometrist and an Army veteran, died in Angels Home for Seniors in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Leslie K.T., daughters Diane Chock-Huang and Mona Chock-Young, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Betty K. Chung-Hoon
Oct. 22, 2012
Betty K. Chung-Hoon, 91, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harold, daughter Punana, sisters Kaliko Ault and Bebe Ullman, and a grandchild. Private services.

Cecilia R. Hesia Diaz
Oct. 24, 2012
Cecilia R. Hesia Diaz, 86, of Kahaluu, founder of Mama Diaz Pasteles, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Carlos A.D.; sons John K., Dennis and Frank Hesia, Carlos A., Richard, Delbert and Darryl Diaz, and Enrique Rodrigues; daughters Matilda Hesia, Emelia Rodrigues and Lori Ann Diaz; hanai son Joel Daniels; 42 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Ernest Enos
Oct. 19, 2012
Ernest "Pops" Enos, 91, of Honolulu, a retired foreman with the Coast Guard and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Roy, daughter Laverne Gouveia, sister Margaret Higgins, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Joseph Kalani-Ku Fojas
Oct. 14, 2012
Joseph Kalani-Ku "Joe" Fojas, 73, of Waianae, a retired sales representative at U.S. Pipe and Foundry and at Fluid Systems Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Waiahole. He is survived by wife Rosita M.; son Mikel-Jay, also known as "Kalani" and "Mike"; daughters Vanessa P. Simpkins, Danielle U. Fojas and Sarina K. Yates-Siilata; hanai son Tony Malubay; brothers Cornelio Jr., Andres "Andy" Sr. and Allen; sisters Patricia "Pat" Cook, Eleanor "El" McKenzie and Margaret "Mugs" Halcomb; stepbrother Grover Stewart; stepsisters Sharon Stewart and Vicky Thibadeaux; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sue Green
Nov. 6, 2012
Sue Green, 96, of Kailua-Kona, a retired registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Golden Pond, Ky. She is survived by son Dr. James and daughter Jane Rodgers. Private services.

Paul Edwin Gruwell
Nov. 4, 2012
Paul Edwin "Pappy" Gruwell, 78, of Honolulu, an electrical engineer, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He is survived by wife Caroline "Carrie" Moniz; sons Gregory, Gary, Glen "Pat" and Grant; daughters Gina Gruwell and Jona Ayres; stepsons Jeffery and George Moniz; stepdaughters Kari Monte, Claire Menges and Christie Arquette; brother Robert "Bob" Gruwell; 24 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at the Elks Club in Waikiki. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

Bryan Terutoshi Hanato
Oct. 20, 2012
Bryan Terutoshi Hanato, 55, of Honalo, Hawaii, a self-employed mechanic, auto body and house tinter, and a National Guard veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by parents Teruo and Toshie, and sisters Karen Okuhara and Janice Matsumoto. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Katie Katsuko Hayashi
Oct. 28, 2012
Katie Katsuko Hayashi, 89, of Honolulu, a retired office administrator, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Haruto, sons Gregg R. and Dean S., brother John G. Matsumori, sister Patsy S. Aseka, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Regina Menor Joaquin
Oct. 18, 2012
Regina Menor "Regin" Joaquin, 91, of Waialua died in Wahiawa. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son John; daughters Cely Joaquin, Leonila Sampayan, Teresita Aquino, Gloria Ignacio, Erlinda Balantes, Elena Manuel and Vicky Agustin; brother Pedro Menor; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Kenneth Ernest Lopez
Nov. 3, 2012
Kenneth Ernest Lopez, 88, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. government auto mechanic at Schofield Barracks and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie K., three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 10 a.m. Private committal services and inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edna Kazue Maeda
Nov. 2, 2012
Edna Kazue Maeda, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Riverside Convalescent Hospital certified nurse's aide, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Cheryl A. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Moiliili Hongwanji Mission. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Hyecha Kim Makinano
Nov. 9, 2012
Hyecha Kim Makinano, 72, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Freddie; sons Freddie Makinano Jr. and Peter M. Rillen; daughters Flo, Ruth and Kim Makinano, and Kilani Yuen; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Call Freddie Jr. at 216-4707 for more information.

Toshio Muramoto
Oct. 15, 2012
Toshio "Toshi" Muramoto, 92, of Kailua, a retired carpenter, died in Kailua. He was born in Kiyushu, Japan. He is survived by wife Yvonne, daughters Pearl Hamada and Susan Babcock, brother George and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Martha Matsue Nose
Oct. 3, 2012
Martha Matsue Nose, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Patricia "Pat" Borsch and Roberta Kaneshiro, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Makiki Christian Church, 829 Pensacola St. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Kiyoshi Oshiro
Oct. 29, 2012
Kiyoshi Oshiro, 85, of Waimanalo, a retired Executive Life Insurance salesman and real estate salesman, and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace L.; sons Garrett and Brian; daughters Joslyn McLaughlin, Odetta Wong, Michele Iwaishi and Tammy Lau; sister Helen Teruya; 19 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

Linuce Pang
Oct. 27, 2012
Linuce "Hunky" Pang, 78, of Kaneohe, a manufacturer's representative for Builders' Hardware and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeanette M.L.; sons Laeton J., Bryan D. and Randall L.; brothers Rodney, Glenn and Dennis; sisters Myrna C. Hoon and Merilyn Lee; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at City Church of Honolulu, 2313 Nuuanu Ave. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Wellington Yee Yun Pang
Feb. 19, 2012
Wellington Yee Yun Pang, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Andrea, sons Edward Kim and Howard Pang, daughter Hin Yun Kim, brothers Stanley and Richard, sister Bertha Awa and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.

Yujin Hyung Park
Nov. 12, 2012
Yujin Hyung Park, 56, of Honolulu, owner of JR's Korean BBQ restaurant, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife Taejin Bok, sons Stephen and Sean, father Soo Yung, mother Do Hwa and sisters Suge Shin and Hee Sun Hong. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Kimiyo Sasaki
Oct. 6, 2012
Kimiyo Sasaki, 94, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Chester and Lester, daughters Myrtle Matsumura and Charlotte Sasaki, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Toby Stanton
Nov. 7, 2012
Toby Stanton, 23, of Honolulu, a student, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Carlene Sasaki, father Timothy, mother Carolyn, brothers Ben and Nat, and sisters Polly Smith and Rachel Stanton. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Sunday at the Stanton family home. Call 341-7284 for more information. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Stanton family to be used as an endowment toward "Toby's Hall" at the Manoa School of Arts and Music.

Chad Takeo Vendiola
Oct. 30, 2012
Chad Takeo Vendiola, 39, of Ewa Beach died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Melvin, brother Shane and sister Jamie Kealoha. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire.






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