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For Sunday, January 27, 2013

By Star-Advertiser staff


George C. Apuya
Dec. 20, 2012
George C. Apuya, 65, of Hono­lulu died. He was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Elmer, daughters Rowena Apuya and Carolyn Marcos, former wife Rosalina, brother Romeo, sister Anselma Libonao and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Luncheon to follow in the lanai area. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Sherry Lynn Berkeley
Jan. 18, 2013
Sherry Lynn Berkeley, 60, of Wailea, Maui, a trial assistant and investigator at Metropolitan Public Defender Services Inc. in Oregon, died at home. She was born in Hemet, Calif. She is survived by husband Bruce, son Joshua, parents Oliver and Shirley Evans, brother Buck Evans and a grandchild. Private services.

Marita Collins Biven
Jan. 22, 2013
Marita Collins Biven, 58, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Fedrico, daughter Marcela, stepson Robert and brother Kittredge Collins. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church at Koolau, 45-550 Kionaole Road, Kaneohe. Private inurnment. No flowers. Donations suggested to Brian Hemming Cancer Care Center at California Pacific Medical Center, 2351 Clay St., San Francisco, CA 94115, or Daughters of Hawaii.

Lolita Bartolome Corpuz
Jan. 18, 2013
Lolita Bartolome Corpuz, 79, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. seed planter, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Inocencio, son Samuel, daughter Delia Echiverri, brother Ciriaco Bartolome, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

Willie Tavares Ferreira Jr.
Jan. 15, 2013
Willie Tavares Ferreira Jr., 78, of Hilo, a salesman, owner of Willie's Tire Service and a Willocks Construction Co. retiree, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shirley; sons Arnold, Carl and Patrick; brother Harold; sisters Loretta Kim and Lucille Scarborough; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

Emelita E. Garcia
Jan. 3, 2013
Emelita E. Garcia, 63, of Hono­lulu died in Las Vegas. She was born in Cavite, Philippines. She is survived by son Glenn; daughter Rizalyn; brother Isagani Estores; sisters Estela Esguerra, Leticia Teves and Lolita Piata; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 5 at Resurrection of the Lord Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Mabel Mary Garcia
Jan. 14, 2013
Mabel Mary Garcia, 80, of Hilo, a Del Monte Packing Co. papaya packer, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Virginia Stephens, Aileen Penovaroff, Lenore Sawin and Phyllis Garcia; brother Dennis; sisters Josephine Nash, Isabella Flores, Barbara "Mazie" Jackson, Margaret Lopez and Betty Lou Torres; 25 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Wilson Fridenberg Kukiniokala Kaahanui Sr.
Jan. 14, 2013
Wilson Fridenberg Kukiniokala Kaahanui Sr., 71, of Kaneohe, a retired bulldozer operator with the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources at University of Hawaii-Manoa, Waimanalo Research Station, died in Aloha Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Wilson K. "Willy" Jr., Joseph K. "Joey" and Winslow F.; daughter Sheryl U. "Ui"; brothers Robert, John and Chris Kaahanui, and John Nuuhiwa; sisters Elaine Gomes and Annie Dow-Leslie; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Yukiko Sato Kinerney
Jan. 14, 2013
Yukiko Sato Kinerney, 81, of Mililani, a former Japanese-language school teacher in Mililani, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by sons Kevin and Patrick, sisters Shigeko Asaga and Nobuko Sato, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 pm. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

Davenroy Kuloloia
Jan. 15, 2013
Davenroy "Bullie" Kuloloia, 46, of Eureka, Calif., died in San Francisco. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Eva Cordero-Kuloloia, daughter Maile Cordero and sisters Letti Maika and Rochelle Myers. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Celebration of life: 8 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday; location to be announced at celebration of life services. Fresh flower lei only. Online condolences:

Ralph Lee Sr.
Jan. 22, 2013
Ralph Lee Sr., 70, of Hilo, a retired heavy-equipment operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Margie, sons Ralph Jr. and Harlan, daughters Deborah Benevides and Ralna Lee, brothers Robert Jr. and Wayne Sr., six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Salvation Army Hilo Temple, 219 Ponahawai St. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Muriel Y.C. Leong
Jan. 4, 2013
Muriel Y.C. Leong, 83, of Hono­lulu, a teletype operator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by husband Henry C.L.; brother Ernest Chun; and sisters Sarah McIvor, Barbara Ho, Gloria Lee and Doris Gebela. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences:

Lynne Ellen Llanos
Jan. 13, 2013
Lynne Ellen Llanos, 58, of Kapolei, a Schofield Commissary assistant store director, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in California. She is survived by son Greg, daughters Juanita Ducosin and Anna Neal, mother Earlene Hanson and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Robert Ah Ping Lum
Dec. 30, 2012
Robert Ah Ping Lum, 92, of Waipahu, a longshoreman at McCabe, Hamilton and Renny, died in Waipahu. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Shelley and Ruth, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, Pearl City. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Gladys G. McCabe-Kaulei
Jan. 13, 2013
Gladys G. McCabe-Kaulei, 86, of San Antonio, a seamstress, artist, musician and jeweler, died. She was born in Dallas. She is survived by daughter Lisa K.M. Gonsalez, sister Julia A. McCabe and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Mass at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: borthwick­

Etsuko Ogawa
Jan. 8, 2013
Etsuko Ogawa, 81, of Kahului, a housekeeping department employee at Sheraton Hotel in Kaanapali, Maui, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Roy; daughter Cindy Kagoshima; brothers Yoshihiro, Koji and Ryotaro; sisters Tatsu, Aiko and Kazuko; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Yoshiko Tamanaha
Jan. 12, 2013
Yoshiko Tamanaha, 90, of Kahului, a state retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Milton, Michael and Alan; brother Sidney S. Kohatsu; and sisters Janet S. Tamayose, Matsue Miyahira, Jane F. Watanabe, Suemi Inouye and Michie Shiroma. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: ballardfamily­

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