For Monday, January 7, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jan 7, 2013
Erica F. Abang
Dec. 7, 2012
Erica F. Abang, 32, of Ewa, a former employee at Safeway Kapahulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Alika Atai; son Kyle; daughter Ryah; parents Richard and Darlene; brothers Rudy Sagon, and Richard and Rayno Abang; and sisters Nanette Tierra, Janine Quisano, Darilyn and Darla Abang, and Faith Perez. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Julia Kealoha Cabral
Jan. 1, 2013
Julia Kealoha Cabral, 83, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Charles, Clarence and Melvin; daughters Blanche Pestana, Susan Kendrick, Tammy Silva and Diana Andreas; brothers Edwin and David Pauole; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Beatrice Teixeira De Ponte
Dec. 4, 2012
Beatrice Teixeira De Ponte, 84, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John DePonte; sons Douglas, Michael, Ronald and Stanley DePonte; daughters Bernadette Kaopua and Elizabeth Costa; 21 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.
Scarlett Rae Dickey
Dec. 28, 2012
Scarlett Rae Dickey, 72, of Hawaiian Acres, Hawaii, a former Sears sales associate and a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Washington. She is survived by husband John "Jake" and daughter Dawn M. Friesen. Services pending.
Albert W. Evensen
Dec. 24, 2012
Albert W. Evensen, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired attorney and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Laura, sons Pono and Carl, sister Betty Cockett and four grandchildren. Private inurnment. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to YMCA/Camp Erdman, 1441 Pali Highway, Honolulu, HI 96817.
Dec. 19, 2012
Asako Hirokane, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Arnold H., Wilfred H., Gary I. and Rodney S.; daughter Joyce C. Izutsu; brothers Sadami and Nobuyuki Fukushima; sisters Chiyoko Sato and Michie Ikeda; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Wanda-Mae Alapa‘i Ah-Cooke Kahuena
Dec. 24, 2012
Wanda-Mae Alapa‘i Ah-Cooke Kahuena, 72, of Waianae, a retired Hawaiian-language teacher, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Shaughna Aloua; brothers Henry Jr., Maurice, William and Van Bruce Ohumukini; sisters Sandra Pali and Gail Kittelmah; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 92-900 Makakilo Drive, Makakilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Lyle Kealai Kakalia
Dec. 28, 2012
Lyle Kealai Kakalia, 78, of Waianae, a retired Matson merchant seaman, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Damon L., Nathan L. and Horace I.; daughters Barbara Jean P. Kaolulo and Lana K. Poouahi; brothers Patrick Jr. and David; sister Pauline Suizu; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waimanalo Beach Park pavilion. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.
Kathleen Jessie Lofgren
Jan. 3, 2013
Kathleen Jessie Lofgren, 83, of Kailua-Kona, a co-owner of a trucking and bus company, died at home. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by sons Charles and Mike, daughters Linda Bowers and Pam Combs, brother Ray Harris, sister Jean Francis, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services and potluck: 3 p.m. today at the end of the old airport in Kona.
Dec. 25, 2012
Miyoko Ohara, 90, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Hiroharu; sons Lester, Carlton and Patrick; and daughter Amy. Private services.
Kenneth Joseph Perez
Dec. 20, 2012
Kenneth Joseph Perez, 57, of Kaneohe, a carpenter, died in Kailua. He was born in Riverside, Calif. He is survived by son Michael, father Joseph M., mother Sally L. Grudgenski, brother Larry Curci and sisters Francine Maika and Sue Anne Haskins. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at 45-1131 Haleloke Place. Services: 11:30 a.m.
Naomi Anna Maria Leilani Risko
Dec. 24, 2012
Naomi Anna Maria Leilani Risko, 50, of Kaaawa, a senior living facility caregiver, died in Kailua. She was born in Kwajalein, Marshall Islands. She is survived by husband Darrell; son Anjojo; daughters Lee-Ann Rodenhurst, Lahela Jibok and Limike "Kaikai" and Luana "Ala" Risko; mother Jiban Kabua; brother John Kabua; and sisters Doris Jorbal and Aklina and Ami Kabua. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Church of the Islands, 201 N. Kainalu St., Kailua. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Patricia Marlene Sakamoto
Dec. 28, 2012
Patricia Marlene Sakamoto, 53, of Wailuku, a Ross saleswoman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Maui. She is survived by father Bruce; brothers Adam, Samson and Bruce; and sisters Annette Sakamoto and Cynthia Masi. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private burial. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Alice T. Sorayama
Dec. 18, 2012
Alice T. Sorayama, 87, of Kahului, an Ooka Supermarket cashier, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Yutaka, son Dean, daughters Joanne and Gail, and brother Haruto Hozaki. Private services.
Dorothy Masae Urashima
Nov. 4, 2012
Dorothy Masae Urashima, 91, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired salesclerk at Kress, Ben Franklin and Daiei, died at home. She was born in Kapahi, Kauai. She is survived by son Dean, daughter Clare Tominaga, sister Ethel Sekine, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.
Jennie Sheu Jun Wung
Dec. 28, 2012
Jennie Sheu Jun Wung, 80, of Hilo, a former director of nursing and acting administrator at Hilo Hospital, and former administrator at Kona Community Hospital, died in Pohai Malama Hospice Facility, Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Weslie, daughters Aileen Yeh and Gail Wung, sister Beverly Dodo and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:15 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Charles Soichi Yamashiro
Dec. 16, 2012
Charles Soichi Yamashiro, 88, of Ewa Beach, a maintenance retiree at the state Department of Transportation Harbors Division at Aloha Tower and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy Y.; sons Marvin and Kelvin; daughters Lorna Miyaguchi and Wendy Sakamoto; hanai daughter Connie Kang; brothers Richard, Edward and George; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Donald Shu Chong Young
Dec. 22, 2012
Donald Shu Chong Young, 75, of Honolulu, a Defense Finance and Accounting Services systems analyst at Ford Island, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie C.; sons Darrell and Kevin; daughter Carrie Lei; brother Alexander In; sisters Leilani Muzio, Alexis Souza and Betty Jane Fisher; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Philomena's Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated information for an obituary published Dec. 28.