For Sunday, January 13, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jan 13, 2013
Dorothea Leimaiole Aganos
Dec. 29, 2012
Dorothea Leimaiole Aganos, 66, of Wailuku, a retired Department of Education teacher at Kihei and Waihee elementary schools, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kawika, brothers Leslie and Colin A. Dunn, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at BallardFamily Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
Jan. 4, 2013
Kimberly Barraco, 43, of Wailuku, a State Farm Insurance office manager, died at home. She was born in Orange, Calif. She is survived by daughter Katheryn, mother Pamela Bothwell and brother Christopher Gallarde. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Calvary Chapel Pearl Harbor, 94-1044 Waipio Uka St., Waipahu. Call 678-3997.
Violet Ko‘ohu Blount-Kekua
Jan. 1, 2013
Violet Ko‘ohu Blount-Kekua, 75, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Kihei, Maui. She is survived by sonsWalter Fore, Marvin Burroughs and Matthew and Malcolm Kekua; daughters Wanda and Viola Kekua, Melinda Lorenzo, Cookie Inman, Ursula Woods and Melissa William; sister Ruby Kekua-Ditto; 46 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
John Francis Colburn V
Dec. 1, 2012
John Francis Colburn V, 82, of Kahuku, owner of Big C Farm and a tour driver, heavy equipment operator, prison guard and Army veteran, died. He was born inMaunaloa, Molokai. He is survived by wife Puakehauoka-lani; sons Keola, Kamuela and John “Kamaka” Nascimento, and John Colburn VII; daughters Deanie Taufoou, Pauahi Akuna, Kulia Moran and Juanita and Kaleialoha Colburn; 21 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kamehameha Schools, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jan. 4, 2013
Clara Correa, 90, of Kahului died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Makawao,Maui. She is survived by daughters Betty Ann Napolis, Norma Mamaril, Theresa Gallegos, Carol Valdez and Barbara Galarita; 13 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Alvin Kwai Hoong Dang
Dec. 31, 2012
Alvin Kwai HoongDang, 61, of Kapolei, a retired Hawaii Air National Guard F-15 avionics technician, Papa Al’s Kitchen chef and fisherman, died in Honolulu. He also was an Air Force veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna; sons Allen, Timothy and Howard; daughters Jasmine and Alisa; mother Lai Quan; brother Gerald; and sisters Loretta Doon, Sandra Dang and Shirley Ann Lee. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Mark Raymond DeMattos
Dec. 14, 2012
Mark RaymondDeMattos, 50, of Ookala, Hawaii, a retired Maui Community Correctional Center corrections officer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by brother Robert “Bobby.” Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Church, Waihee. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Waihee Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Benjamin Dandin Deompoc Sr.
Jan. 9, 2013
Benjamin Dandin Deompoc Sr., 60, of Kihei, Maui, a Wailea Marriott Hotel steward, died. He was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Priscila; sons Benjamin Jr., Rex and Raymund; daughters Irene Galuzo and Janelyn Yadao; brothersSixto, Dominador andEpifanio; sistersLetty Tablang, Salome Arcellana, Christy Pitsch, Filomena Peralta, Emilia Dace andMarilou Degracia; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Church, Kihei. Mass:7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial:10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Manuel Bernabe Gebin Sr.
Jan. 8, 2013
Manuel Bernabe Gebin Sr., 66, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Puna Sugar Co. tractor operator and an Alii Papaya Co. worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wifeLita; son Manuel Jr.; daughter Flordeliza; stepmother Rita; brothersJeffrey, Felipe andAvelino; sisters Rosalind Martinez and May Gebin; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation: 7 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahoa Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.
Jack Keali‘i Ha‘o
Dec. 7, 2012
Jack Keali‘i Ha‘o, 61, of Honolulu, an accountant and local entertainer and musician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by brothers Bryan Ha‘o and Wayne Chang; and sisters Betty Johnson, Bambi Hifo, Ashley Lopes, and Leilani, Joanne and Rose Ha‘o. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Anuenue School cafeteria, 2528 10th Ave., Palolo.
Merry Cris Ho
Dec. 30, 2012
Merry Cris Ho, 57, of Honolulu, a research associate at the University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eldred Kagawa, daughter Aurora Kagawa, parents Alexander Y.S. and Barbara S.K., and sisters Alison Ledward, Cora Wong and Carmen Saito. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Nuuanu. Services: 10:30 a.m. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii or charity. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.
MercyFaye Naomi Kaai Ianusi
Dec. 5, 2012
MercyFaye Naomi Kaai “Honey Girl” Ianusi, 69, of Waimanalo, a retired bus driver, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Carter L.K. Spencer, daughter Sandralynn “Sela” Kaniaupio-Naea, hanai son Tuulima Naea, hanai daughter Jamie U. Spencer, stepfather Clement Kaniaupio, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Services: 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Lei and loose flowers welcome.
Mark K. Kuromoto
Dec. 21, 2012
Mark K. Kuromoto, 55, of California, formerly of Honolulu, a key grip in the television and film industry, died in California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeBernadette, sons Bradley and Kristopher Capello, father Melvin and sister Naomi Lu. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Albin’s Chapel, ‘Iolani School. Services: 2 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Marcelina A. Lutao
Jan. 8, 2013
Marcelina A. “Merci” Lutao, 80, of Honolulu, a hostess, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by husband Salvador, sons Paul and Patrick, sister Irene Thomas and a grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Alionora L. Marcos
Dec. 30, 2012
Alionora L. Marcos, 87, of Honolulu, a Holmes &Narver Inc. retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Arthur and Robert; daughtersMaria Pine, Delia Ricardo and Carmela Marcos-Yago; brothers Alfred, Gerardo, Rudolfo and Benjamin Paet; sistersEsmenia Montefalcon and Virginia Bega; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Pius Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave. Mass:10:45 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Jan. 10, 2013
Yoshiko Nakashima, 99, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Ahualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Earl, Clyde and Alan; daughters Vivian Iwai, Mary Ann Katayama, Irene Yamasato and Sue Kagawa; brother Kunio Fujii; sister Natsue; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Annette Melilani Chieko Pauole-Ahakuelo
Dec. 17, 2012
Annette Melilani Chieko Pauole-Ahakuelo, 65, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a Kuha‘o Business Center small-business specialist, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by husband Clarence; daughter Michelle; stepchildren Allyson, Laurie and Kevin; brother Stanley “Mickey” Pauole; twin sister Beverly Pauole-Moore and sisters Irene Kaahanui, Roberta “Cookie” Helm and Melinda Talon; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lanikeha Community Center, Hoolehua.
Robert Allan Pennington
Dec. 4, 2012
Robert Allan Pennington, 87, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a retired airline mechanic and tech service supervisor for United Airlines, died at home. He was born in Kansas. He is survived by wifeAiko; daughter Marie; stepsons Herold, Charles, James andJohn Harris; stepdaughters Cherie Carter and Annette Brown; sister Doris Lorenzo; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Friday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Memorial gathering: 1 p.m. at St. Jude’s Church, Ocean View. Flowers welcome.
Virginia Dorothy Perreira
Jan. 10, 2013
Virginia Dorothy “Virgie” Perreira, 82, of Haiku, Maui, a Kress Store cafeteria manager in Wailuku, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Edward P.; sons Edward andRoland; daughtersValerie Medeiros, Sandi Taketa and PauletteFraticelli; brother Larry Rodrigues; sisters Mildred Pico, Mabel Lopes andShirley Jacintho; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Rita Catholic Church. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortu-aries.com.
Magdalena Patoc Pinera
Dec. 20, 2012
Magdalena Patoc Pinera, 92, of Waipahu, a farmer, died in Wahiawa. She was born in La Paz, Philippines. She is survived by sons Roy, Jeoffrey and Eugene; daughtersRebecca Asuncion, Carlina and Bernadette Pinera, Lydia Guerro, Thelma Flores, Ludyvinia Pascua, Florentina Garcia and Emely Dingal; sister Augustine Martin; 26 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Co-Cathedral. Services: 11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Jan. 7, 2013
Lloyd JamesRubio, 38, of Hilo, proprietor of Big IslandConstruction, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Miya and Tia; hanai son Jared Texeira; hanai daughter Victoria Texeira; parents Gary and Karen; brother Nathan; sister Kimberly Azevedo; and grandparents James and Marcella Rubio, and Jean Fukuda. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass:10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dr. Masaichi Sagawa
Dec. 29, 2012
Dr. Masaichi Sagawa, 92, of Hilo, a retired doctor of dental surgery and an Army veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died in LifeCare Center of Hilo. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by wifeTaeko, sons Dr. Dennis and Jon, daughter Dr. Kathy, sister Yukie E. Kaneta and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Jo Subia Sebastian
Dec. 19, 2012
Jo Subia Sebastian, 70, of Pahala, Hawaii, a Pahoa Papaya Farm worker, Ka‘u Sugar Plantation planting-crew member and an ML Macadamia Orchards raker and harvester, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Allan Jr. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Curtis Kazuo Shimasaki
Jan. 4, 2013
Curtis Kazuo Shimasaki, 57, of Waimea, Hawaii, co-owner and vice president of Environmental ServicesInc., died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Yutaka and Kazuko, and brothersCalvin and Russell. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Raymond Tsutomu Shinbo
Dec. 6, 2012
Raymond Tsutomu Shinbo, 93, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Tadao. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment:1:45 p.m. at Higashi Hongwanji. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Clarence Midoru Taomoto
Dec. 29, 2012
Clarence Midoru Taomoto, 86, of Wailuku, a Hawaii Housing Authority retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Molly, sons Michael and Roland, daughter Linda T. Yagi, brother Francis and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Dec. 28, 2012
Chiyoko Uehara, 101, of Honolulu, a retired cook, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harold, Stanley and Fred; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God — Red Hill, 3400 Moanalua Road. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jan. 10, 2013
Morris White, also known as “Bud”and “the North Shore walker,” 84, of Kilauea, Kauai, a Marine Corps retiree, died. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by five children, sister Lillian Herman and six grandchildren. Celebration of life and graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.