For Monday, January 21, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jan 21, 2013
Estanislao Macni Agonias
Dec. 7, 2012
Estanislao Macni Agonias, 96, of Kapolei, a retired Hawaiian Green House Nursery employee in Hilo, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Benjamin, Hector, Leonardo and Edgar Sr.; daughters Elenor Malvar, Jovie Ganitano and Cristina Ancheta; 20 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jacqueline Anne Carlos
Jan. 7, 2013
Jacqueline Anne Carlos, 73, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Glen and Norman, daughters Lori Carlos and Nora Westberg, sisters Dorinne Kahaulelio and Gwendolyn Livingston, and six grandchildren. Private services.
Jan. 16, 2013
Kelly Chee-Siu, 46, of Aiea, co-owner of 777 Catering, Nicky LunchWagon and Crown Noodle and Pasta Factory, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Darrell, son Nickolaus, daughter Victoria, father Stephen Chee, brothersSheldon and Layton Chee, and sister Stephanie Chee. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Mission. Services:2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to First Assembly of God Mission.
Bertha Nyuk Yin Chew
Dec. 24, 2012
Bertha Nyuk Yin Chew, 96, of Oakland, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a city hall administrative supervisor in Oakland, died in San Jose, Calif. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by nephew, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces.Private services.
Robert Ting Chuck
Dec. 27, 2012
Robert Ting Chuck, 89, of Honolulu, a retired state Water and Land Development Division manager and CH2M Hill manager for its Hawaii office, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence L., son Fred C., daughter Lisa A. Halvorson and four grandchildren. Private services.
Louise Gomes Day
Dec. 23, 2012
Louise Gomes Day, 100, ofHilo, a retired kitchen worker at the former Hilo Hospital, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son James M. Jr.; daughters Doreen Mae Carter, Rose Marie Rose and Mona Lisa Tallett; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.
Irene Loo DuPont
Jan. 13, 2013
Irene Loo DuPont, 86, of Honolulu, a clerk-receptionist for Drs. Moffat, Faulkner and Ing at the Queen's Medical Center, and a retiree of the accounting firm of Leong and Fong, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James DuPont, daughter Louise, brothers Albert and Lawrence Loo, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Kamehameha Schools Bishop Memorial Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.
Vanessa Ann Puaalaokalani Franco
Dec. 17, 2012
Vanessa Ann Puaalaokalani "Nessa" Franco, 45, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center.She was born in Santa Clara, Calif. She is survived by mother Alice M., hanai daughter Chavez Mahoe, brothers Steven Jr. and Marcus, and sister Shannon K. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua. Services:11 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Online condolences:www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Regina P. Gedeon
Jan. 10, 2013
Regina P. Gedeon, 96, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by daughters Kathleen and Colleen. Private services to be held at a later date.
Margaret Yoshiko Ishii
Dec. 31, 2012
Margaret Yoshiko Ishii, 91, of Kaimuki, a retired Sears, Roebuck & Co., saleswoman, died in a private care home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Walton and Gary, brother Raymond K. Fukuoka, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Wai Pui Lui
Jan. 12, 2013
Wai Pui Lui, 70, of Honolulu, owner-proprietor of Bishop Street Manapua Shop, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Oi Kwan Wong; brothers Kit Ming, Woon Wing and Wai Bong; and sister Sau YeuHo. Taoist services:8:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Burial:11 a.m. at HawaiianMemorial Park.
Jan. 10, 2013
Sachio Murakami, 90, of Pearl City, a retired federal civil service supervisor, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Glenn and Mark; daughters Lynn Tamanaha, Jan Murakami and Lori Ing; brothers Makoto and Ernest; sister Mitsuko Okahata; nine grandchildren; and eight grandchildren. Services:noon Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Aloha attire.
Herbert Kazuhiko Muraoka
Jan. 10, 2013
Herbert Kazuhiko Muraoka, 83, of Honolulu, retired director of the city Building Department, a building superintendent and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie, son Michael, daughters Gwen Yamada and Gale Lane, brother Arthur, sisters Florence Shibano and NancyMuraoka, and seven grandchildren. Private services.
Keegan Lee Blake Neil
Jan. 7, 2013
Keegan Lee Blake Neil, 13, of San Angelo, Texas, formerly of Mililani, died in San Angelo. He was born in Yokosuka, Japan. He is survived by parents Linda S. and Alex G., brother Kailan A. and grandparents Donna and Dave Henderson, and Gilbert and Vicki Neil. Committal services:2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Jan. 11, 2013
Magdalena "Maggie"Nino, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Kamehameha Schools custodian, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Vallejo, Calif. She is survived by daughters Elizabethdela Cruz and Gertrude Nino, brother Marcelino Aragon, sister Melchora Patingan and three grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services:11:30 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome.
Mildred Toshiko Nishimura
Dec. 21, 2012
Mildred Toshiko Nishimura, 81, of Tustin, Calif., died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Karl, son Earl, daughter Anne, brother Roy and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Harris United Methodist Church. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.No flowers.
Dec. 30, 2012
Hiroshi "Bull" Okuno, 93, of Honolulu, a retired plumber for Local 675, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Jeanne A., brother Robert and sisters Teruko Yamada and Ellen Kobashigawa. Visitation:3:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jan. 1, 2013
Moises Ponce, 84, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired truck driver for Kau Agribusiness, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ramona; sons Moses, Jonathan, Calvin Glen, Antoni and Alan; daughter SarahOblero; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Holy RosaryCatholic Church in Pahala. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.
Dec. 22, 2012
Elizabeth Kunewa "Aunty Betty" Puulei, 83, of Waianae, an economic engineer, died in Kapunawai Ola. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Diana, brother Jacob Raposa, sister Agnes Daniluck, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation and services:9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial:12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Cemetery. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary printed Saturday.
Graciano R. Ramos
Dec. 19, 2012
Graciano R. Ramos, 86, of Waipahu, a retired Bautista Kitchen cook, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Laoag, Philippines. He is survived by wife Teofila; sons Silverio and Graciano Jr.; daughters Candida Ancheta, Imelda Aguinaldo and Paula M. Bringas; and six grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani MemorialPark.
Charles L. Rose Jr.
Jan. 15, 2013
Charles L. "Kale Loke" Rose Jr., 78, of Honolulu, a police captain, investigator and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Rose Marie, son Kawika C., daughter Crystal K. Rose-Towill, brother Thomas and three grandchildren. Visitation:2 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Celebration of life on Oahu is pending. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com.
Nov. 9, 2012
Ann Schwab, also known as "UH Rainbow Lady,"75, of Honolulu, a retired Trans-World Airlines flight attendant, an artist and a designer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Nebraska. Scattering of ashes:10 a.m. Saturday at Waikiki Elks Club, 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Celebration of deceased's birthday to follow. RSVPto Donna Cadelinia at 396-2384. Loose flowers only. Donations suggested to HawaiianHumane Society and/or East Maui Animal Refuge.
Nov. 6, 2012
Sadako "Sadie" Sugiura, 89, of Kailua, a retired Kailua High School cafeteria worker, died in Ashland, Ore. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Clyde, daughter Clarice Guthrie, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dec. 29, 2012
Chieko Takahashi, 92, of Haleiwa died in Haleiwa. She was born in Puunene,Maui. She is survived by sons Glenn and Eric; daughters Naomi Van Gorder, CathyLopez, Geri Guillemot and Cheryl Giddings; brothers Takashi, Kenneth, Herbert, Raymond and Warren Watanabe; sisters Jean Chikahiro and Lorene Ching; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Frances Fumi Takayama
Jan. 17, 2013
Frances Fumi Takayama, 96, of Honolulu, a retired DillinghamLand accountant, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Georgene S. and Jill T. Takayama, and Lorna S. Iwahiro; brother Jackson Morisawa; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Jan. 6, 2013
Shizue Tanaka, 89, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Airport custodian and former Kaumana Elementary School cafeteria helper, died in Pohai Malama Hospice Facility. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wayne, daughters Patricia Matsuo and Merle Unoki, brother Takeshi Sakata, sister Kikue "Mary" Sueda and four grandchildren.Private services.
Mae Hideko Tokujo
Dec. 29, 2012
Mae Hideko Tokujo, 82, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Nakagami, Okinawa. She is survived by sons Warren M. and Fred M., and sister Akiko Hanashiro. Private services.
Norma Chiyono Yoshioka
Jan. 5, 2013
Norma Chiyono Yoshioka, 99, of Ewa Beach died in Kaneohe. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Carol H. Okamoto and Constance F. Yoshioka, sisters Hanako Maki and Masako Kimura, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.