Quantcast

Friday, November 28, 2014         

 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Obituaries

For Saturday, March 16, 2013


POSTED:



Josefina Elena Aikala
March 6, 2013
Josefina Elena Aikala, 82, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Panama City. She is survived by husband Daniel, son Daniel "Tito" Jr., daughter Vivian Verdadero, sister Nora Anders, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Monetary offerings welcome.

Manuel Sagucio Butac
March 4, 2013
Manuel Sagucio "Manny" Butac, 66, of Pearl City, a Robert M. Kaya Builders employee and Honolulu Community College Construction Academy instructor at Nanakuli Middle and High School, died in Aiea. He was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Sharon M., son Michael, daughters Shari Sugai and Tiffany Butac, sisters Presentation Apo and Cion O'Sullivan, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Bernice Y. Chung
March 1, 2013
Bernice Y. Chung, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education teacher, died in Kahala Nui, Hiiolani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Byron K.K. Ching and Francis K.M. Chung, daughters Sharon M.K. Wong and Coralie K. Kop, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers. Monetary offerings welcome.

Mary Luise Dickson
Feb. 25, 2013
Mary Luise Dickson, 90, of Lihue, a retired teacher, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Texas. She is survived by son Bowen, daughter Lucy and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice.

Arsenio Arreola Dolor
March 8, 2013
Arsenio Arreola Dolor, 91, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired grounds maintenance employee at Coco Palms Hotel, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marta S.; sons Dante and Gilbert; daughters Clarita Moises, Teresita Tarape, Norma Villanueva, Emilia Guzman, Generosa Cantoria and Elsie Dolor; 22 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. March 23 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Stephen P. Fernandes
March 9, 2013
Stephen P. Fernandes, 89, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a former Onomea Sugar Plantation employee and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou. He is survived by sisters Dorothy DeConte and Eleanor Fernandes. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

Emily Saffery Hall
March 9, 2013
Emily Saffery Hall, 88, of Kailua, a bartender, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons David K. Menza, Wayne Britodaso, and William and Patrick Hall; daughters Lucille Aguilar and Davelyn Monalim; brothers Kenneth and Carl Saffery; sister Phoebe Saffery; 20 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Keolu Hills Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1461 Kanapuu Drive, Kailua. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Friday.

Walter Wataru Inouye
March 8, 2013
Walter Wataru Inouye, 97, of Honolulu, a retired electrician and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 552nd Field Artillery Battalion, died in Honolulu. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by daughter Eileen Ogata, brother Edwin "Aku," sister Alma Kano, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

Joseph Kalahano Liftee
March 8, 2013
Joseph Kalahano Liftee, 77, of Honolulu, a construction employee, delivery salesman and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joseph K., Ronald L., Harold K., Darrell M. and Wayne L. Liftee, and Stanley and Larry Oshiro; daughters Phyllis P. Liftee-Asato, Sachi Katsutani, Janice King, Annie and Judy Oshiro, and Ruthie Valdez; brothers John and Robert; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Clarence Mew Chong Liu
March 8, 2013
Clarence Mew Chong Liu, 96, of Kailua, a Honolulu Police Department assistant police chief, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Harriet, sons Dan and Clarence Jr., daughter Paula Smith and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Donation suggested to Honolulu Police Relief Association or Hospice Hawaii. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Joseph F. Martinez
March 1, 2013
Joseph F. Martinez, 64, of Everett, Wash., died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Donovan, daughter Dominique, mother Lucea, brother Rudy and sisters Joann, Beverly, Marlyn, Sharlene and Arlene. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance: seattlecca.org.

Keith L. Martz
March 2, 2013
Keith L. Martz, 91, of Honolulu, a federal investigator for the Office of Special Investigations and a Navy veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sac City, Iowa. He is survived by son Jasun, daughters Cynthia Martz and Suzan Martz Holmquist, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Kenzo Matsumoto
Feb. 7, 2013
Kenzo "Scooter" Matsumoto, 93, of Pearl City, a retired Theo H. Davies employee, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Thomas. Private services.

Sally Toshie Matsuyama
Jan. 18, 2013
Sally Toshie Matsuyama, 91, of Honolulu, an HRT Employees Federal Credit Union manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Carol Matsuda, sisters Flora Yanagi and Elsie Suyenaga, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Waialae Baptist Church. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. No flowers.

Daniel H. Matthews
March 3, 2013
Daniel H. Matthews, 82, of Aiea, a retired Army Special Forces lieutenant colonel, died in Maunalani Nursing Home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Donna C. and son Daniel. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Ernest Kenichi Nakamasu
March 4, 2013
Ernest Kenichi Nakamasu, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Matson mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Ludy A.; sons Lyle, Eislee and Gregg; daughter Traci; brothers Roy and Dennis; sisters Stella Nakamasu, Florence Wakuta, Nancy Talbo, Frances Ishikawa and Donna Kozai; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Shizue Nishimura
Feb. 24, 2013
Shizue Nishimura, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Noelani Elementary School cafeteria employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laie. She is survived by sons Ernest and Wallace, daughters June and Aileen, and sisters Torie Matsuda, Sachie Yamada and Hatsue Katsure. Private services.

Karen Kazue Nishizaki
Feb. 26, 2013
Karen Kazue Nishizaki, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Airlines reservationist, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dean M.; daughter Lori Ann Fong; brothers Tadashi, Edwin T., Yoshiyuki and Herbert M. Kaneko; sisters Mitsue Sakamoto, Kimiko Sato, Emiko Ueda and Asako Kajioka; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Carol Shinko Okazaki
Feb. 28, 2013
Carol Shinko "Kamikaze" Okazaki, 78, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed barber, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by husband Gilbert K., brother Tsuneyuki Hayashibara and sister Akemi Takahara. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lloyd H. Raye
March 11, 2013
Lloyd H. Raye, 56, of Honolulu, an accountant, died. He was born in Charlotte, N.C. He is survived by father Lloyd H. Sr. and sisters Lisa and Cindy. Private scattering of ashes. No flowers. Donations suggested to any local SPCA.

Robert James Rivers
Feb. 27, 2013
Robert James Rivers, 46, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Green Bay, Wis. He is survived by mother Shirley J.; brothers Frederick D. Jr., Alan R., Gary L. and Adam T.; and sisters Victoria E. Piva and Katherine Rilveria. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Leonarda M. Rubonal
Feb. 7, 2013
Leonarda M. Rubonal, 80, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Pablo B.; sons Bernard, Felix and Philip Rubonal, and Rodney Kobayakawa; daughters Zenaida Ferreira and Yolanda Ogata; brother Lee Valenciano; sister Mary Acosta; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Flowers welcome.

Frank Sardinha Jr.
March 5, 2013
Frank Sardinha Jr., 79, of Kailua, a retired Honolulu Police Department sergeant, died in Kailua. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Frank Stanley and Frank Lee Sardinha, and Frank Miller; daughters Franceen Llanos, Audrene Duarte, Heidi Cundiff, Heather McBride and Holly Stubbe; sister Marjorie Place; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.

Grace Kimiye Sato
March 6, 2013
Grace Kimiye Sato, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Vernon K. Jr. and Glenn S., daughter Sharon C.S. Tamayohi, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Luis P. Simpliciano
March 11, 2013
Luis P. Simpliciano, 92, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a retired yardman, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosita A.; sons Ben, Manuel, Arte, Russell and Manny; daughters Carlina Butay, Perla Duldulao, Elma Goldberg, Luz Alejo and Noemi Pascol; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. April 6 at Holy Cross Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

Shirley Shizue Takata
Feb. 22, 2013
Shirley Shizue Takata, 78, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Scott and Todd, daughter Stacy Svendsen, sister Gladys Tomishima and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. March 23 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Yoshio Takemoto
March 10, 2013
Yoshio Takemoto, 92, of Ninole, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Sugar Co. employee and an independent sugar cane grower and vegetable farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ninole. He is survived by sons Morris, Norman and Cary; daughter Susan; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fusaye Dorothy Tamura
Feb. 20, 2013
Fusaye Dorothy Tamura, 86, of Lahaina died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son John S., daughter Naomi and sister Jane Sakuma. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings

Tomas Duran Tungpalan
Feb. 18, 2013
Tomas Duran "Tom" Tungpalan, 65, of Wahiawa, a Monsanto Haleiwa employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Virginia M., son Themy, daughters Mary Ann Corpuz and Marnelli Agulay, sisters Teresita Cabingan and Pacita Estor, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Juanita Beatrice Vincent
March 7, 2013
Juanita Beatrice Vincent, 97, of Yucaipa, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, co-founder of Assembly of God Church in Honolulu, Aloha Bible Institute and Aloha Bookstore, died in Yucaipa. She was born in West Covina, Calif. She is survived by son Joel A., daughters Donna F, Griffin and Marilyn Hope, and two grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Christian Keoni Williams
March 6, 2013
Christian Keoni Williams, 25, of Hauula, a teacher assistant, died in Kahuku Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by parents Charles R. Jr. and Mary Y.K.L., brothers Justin and Charles R. III, sisters Anne Shimokawa and Susan Williams, and grandmother Caroline Chow. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Frances N.N. Wong
March 6, 2013
Frances N.N. Wong, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. dispatcher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gregory Y.W. and Patrick, daughter Pamela Shankles, brother Harry Ho, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Roy Yasuo Yamada
Feb. 21, 2013
Roy Yasuo Yamada, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Concrete salesman and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Sumie "Sue"; sons Brian, Tyler, Reagan, Darin and Stacey; brother Larry; sister Joan Wille; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. March 23 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.






 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

IN OTHER NEWS
Latest News/Updates