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Obituaries

For Monday, March 4, 2013


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Tomi Adaniya
Feb. 12, 2013
Tomi Adaniya, 101, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Ernest M., Henry N., Fred S., Roy K. and Kenneth O.; daughters Jane M. Oshiro, Mildred S. Adaniya and Alice S. Taylor; brother Tadayoshi Kobashigawa; sister Shizu Shiroma; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Newtown Chapel, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea. Services:7 p.m. Casual attire.

Lena Wong Ah Mai
Feb. 9, 2013
Lena Wong Ah Mai, 101, of Honolulu, a retired city parks director, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gerald, daughter Lynette Nakayama, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Victor Gentry Bailey Jr.
Feb. 10, 2013
Victor Gentry BaileyJr., 63, of Kapaa, Kauai, a self-employed musician and farmer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Atlanta. He is survived by sons Gandharva M.H. and Pueo Ross, Kuau Garsson and Victor "River" Bailey III; daughter Jade Decker; brothers Charles "Chuck" and Don; sister Glenda; and eight grandchildren. Celebration of life:10 a.m. Saturday at Kealia Beach, Hanalei side.

Vivian Shim Broadus
Feb. 12, 2013
Vivian Shim Broadus, 86, of Honolulu, a children's welfare supervisor in San Francisco, died at home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Saturday at International Baptist Church, 20 Dowsett Ave., Honolulu. Services:11:30 a.m. Private services. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

Wallace Wah Chow Chock
Feb. 14, 2013
Wallace Wah Chow Chock, 90, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Dredging and Hawaiian Trust cashier and an Army veteran, died inLeahi Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty; sons Brandon, Waylen and Stayton; daughter Sherilynn P.; brother Lawrence; sister Beatrice Tom; and five grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Church, 4470 Aliikoa St., Honolulu. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at HawaiianMemorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.

Drusilla Kui Tai Chong
Jan. 28, 2013
Drusilla Kai Tai "Dru" Chong, 83, of Honolulu, an artist and floral designer, died inHonolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Robert andLemuel Chong, and sisters Margaret Young and Elaine Wong. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services:10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Francine C. Frank
Feb. 19, 2013
Francine C. Frank, 49, of Kailua, a Kamehameha Schools employee and Marine Corps veteran, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stephen; son Keoni; daughters Kiana, Kainoa and Kala‘e; parents Kaina Ka‘ahanui and Frank Phillips; brothers Franklin "Tiga"and Chad Phillips and Matt Weinberg; and sisters Celeste Farias, Nani Weinberg and Brooke Phillips. Visitation:noon Sunday at Kamehameha Schools chapel. Services:1 p.m. Live potted plants welcome.

Grace Kiyomi Fujimoto
Feb. 3, 2013
Grace Kiyomi Fujimoto, 98, of Hilo, a retired proprietress of the former Fujimoto Super Service in Honokaa, Hawaii, died in Hilo. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughters Karen K. Sakuma and Lynda Y. Usui, brother Seiji Nitta, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation:4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Archie Fukutomi
Feb. 27, 2013
Archie "Fuku" Fukutomi, 63, of Wailuku, a modern history of Hawaii instructor at Maui High School, died at home. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Shirleen, daughter April Gonzado, brothers Douglas and Rodney, mother Betty and two grandchildren. Visitation:2 p.m. Saturday at Wailuku Hongwanji. Services:3 p.m.

Elizabeth Gartley
Feb. 23, 2013
Elizabeth Gartley, 54, of Keaau, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Timothy Boggs, sons Richard and Tyler Packard, brother WilliamWery-Brewer and sisters Lynn Hauge and Leslie M. GronQuist. Private services.

Irene M. Haraga
Feb. 25, 2013
Irene M. Haraga, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Jolly Roger Restaurant assistant manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Grace Santos. Private services.

Diana Lee Hartman
Feb. 23, 2013
Diana Lee Hartman, 42, of Lahaina died in Lahaina. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by companion Will Plozay, parents Barbara and Robert Hartman, stepfather Kurt Grabenstein and brothers Cory and Evan Grabenstein. Private services. Donations suggested to Maui Humane Society, P.O. Box 1047, Puunene, Maui, HI96784.

Lillian Miulan Hose
Feb. 21, 2013
Lillian MiulanHose, 83, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Gary and Walter "Sonny"Silva and Arnold Keliikoa; daughters Linda Lau, Bobbie "Awapuhi" Keliikoa and Hope Nauka-Hooper; brothers Archie and Walter "Bully"Aki; sisters Elizabeth "Lehua" Richards and Margie "Dolly"Salis; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation:4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu MemorialPark &Mortuary. Services:5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Raymond Mitsuyoshi Kawano
Jan. 21, 2013
Raymond Mitsuyoshi Kawano, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu police sergeant, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred T., daughter KathleenK. Saito, brother Hide and two grandchildren. Private services.

James Michael Kim
Feb. 14, 2013
James Michael Kim, 50, of Honolulu, a Halawa Correctional Facility warehouse work line supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susan, daughters Jasmine and Jastine, and mother Dolores Perez. Private services.

Dorothy Sumiko Kisaba
Feb. 7, 2013
Dorothy Sumiko Kisaba, 83, of Honolulu, a retired secretary at Tripler Army Medical Center, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kenton; daughters WendyIng and Janis Hokama; brothers Stanley, Richard, Roy and MelvinYogi; sisters Nancy Tamayose and Susan Yoshioka; and four grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire.

Shoken Kobashigawa
Feb. 3, 2013
Shoken Kobashigawa, 91, of Las Vegas, a farmer, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Ahuimanu. He is survived by wife Sumiye; daughters Wanda Matute and Lynn and Keala Stankovich; sisters Alice Shiroma, Tomie Ige and Yoshie Tomei; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Shelby Yuko Kunishima
Feb. 22, 2013
Dr. Shelby Yuko Kunishima, 27, of Honolulu, a pathology resident at Yale New HavenHospital in Connecticut, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Jerry, mother Stephanie, brother Tracy and a grandparent. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Arthur Toru Okuda
Feb. 18, 2013
Arthur Toru Okuda, 59, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by mother Yoshiko, brother Nolan and sister Julie. Private services.

Roy Fredrick Olsen
Feb. 15, 2013
Roy Fredrick Olsen, 89, of Kailua, a retired Hawaiian Electric employee and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Sharon, son Richard, daughter Debra Stewart and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

Anita Tadena Pagdilao
Feb. 11, 2013
Anita Tadena"Aning"Pagdilao, 75, of Waipahu, a retired Waikiki Joy Hotel employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Nolsherwin and Rey; daughters May Rose Kumar, Annielyn Biete and Suerte Pagdilao; sisters Flora Corla and Monica Cabang; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines at a later date. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Edward Eugene Piburn
Feb. 21, 2013
Edward Eugene Piburn, 62, of Kahului, a cabinetmaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by sonJason Poppe, brothers Sam and George, and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences may be sent towww.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Marcelo Agustin Ponciano
Feb. 17, 2013
Marcelo Agustin "Mac" Ponciano, 93, of Kahuku died in Honolulu. He was born in Magsingal,Philippines. He is survived by wife Patricia; caregiver Cristina Basilio; sons Ronald, Allen, Merald, Peter, Kennan and Patrick; daughters Patti O'Daly, Paulette List, Marcella Ahue, LetitiaPonciano-Galapia and Jacqueline Ponciano-Babb; brothers Isidora, Gaudencio and Mariano; sisters Gabriella Rabaino and Julie Couillard; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:7 p.m. Casual/aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Bill Smith
Feb. 8, 2013
Bill Smith, 88, ofKaneohe, a retired city water safety director and a Navy veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Moana P.; sons Riley and Kimo; daughters Billi and Maureen; sisters Leila Davenport, Leona Peroff, UlulaniMalani and Stephanie Aiona; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann's Church. Services:11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Theodore James Souza Sr.
Feb. 6, 2013
Theodore James "Ted" Souza Sr., 72, of Waianae died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruth; sons Theodore J. Jr. and John Kaawa; daughters Raldean M. Souza, Raedrina Kealoha, Latasha Sousa and Maria Samson; brothers Robert, Tiny and Frank; sister HelenSalazar; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services:11:30 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay Beach Park. For more information, call Raldean at 485-7936. Casual attire.

Sumie Takeshima
Feb. 8, 2013
Sumie Takeshima, 87, of Honolulu, a retired cafeteria manager for the Department of Education, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Paia,Maui. She is survived by sister Fumie Hirai. Visitation:noon Saturday at Hosoi GardenMortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

Rose Chun Tom
Feb. 7, 2013
Rose Chun Tom, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Snack Den owner and chef, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Karen Tom, Debra T. Salgado, Lori Hamaguchi and Terri Chun; brothers Fred, Jack and Richard Chun; sisters Janet Yee, Bernice Siu andMabel Hu; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences:www. hawaiifuneralservices.com.

Margaret Tamaye Tomita
Feb. 22, 2013
Margaret Tamaye Tomita, 93, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Carol Yamamoto and Lynette Takekawa, brother Toshiyuki Tagawa and two grandchildren. Private services.

Constance Joan Townsend
Feb. 22, 2013
Constance Joan Townsend, 101, of Honolulu, a retired Marsh and McLennan Cos. assistant account executive, died in Honolulu. She was born in Opportunity, Wash. She is survived by daughters Diane Lai, Barbara Bryan and Kathleen Muller; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Edward Takeshi Tsutsumi
Feb. 7, 2013
Edward Takeshi Tsutsumi, 90, of Ewa Beach, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. mechanic, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Edna M., son Craig T., daughter Beryl Y. Tsutsumi-Takabayashi, sister Lillian Y. Kawagishi and four grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire.

Sharn K.K. Pang West
Feb. 20, 2013
Sharn K.K. Pang West, 59, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Marvin L., mother Daisy Pang, brother Samuel K. Jr. and sisters Antanette Yuhas, Gwendolyn Kealohapauole, Nanette Halemano, Dancette Auld and Sandra Gainey.Private services.

June Yoshiko Yamada
June 24, 2013
June Yoshiko Yamada, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Pearl City NursingHome. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stuart H. and Craig M.; daughters Lynn A. and Mona A.; brother Wilfred Itagaki; sisters Pearl La Chance, Mildred Itagaki, Katherine Ikeda, KayIwamasa and Irene Matsuo; and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

KarenYukiko Mapuana Yoshida
Feb. 18, 2013
Karen Yukiko Mapuana Yoshida, 66, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired MacFarms of Hawaii employee, died at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Berkeley, brothers Allen Yoshida and Benjamin Brown, hanai brother Dayton Beck, sister Marie Ah Yee, hanai sister KaleiBeck, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Kauaha‘ao Congregational Church in Waiohinu. Services:11 a.m. Aloha attire.






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