For Monday, April 1, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Apr 1, 2013
Joyce Lee Chen
March 25, 2013
Joyce Lee Chen, 57, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Zhong Shan, China. She is survived by husband Zhao Nong; daughters Wendy Sims and Emily and Sara Chen; brothers Kam K. Lee and Bing Q. Li; and sister Lian Y. Li. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu MemorialPark & Mortuary. Taoist services.
Harold Henry Clemmer
Feb. 3, 2013
Harold Henry Clemmer, 86, of Hauula, a retired Western Electric chemical engineer in Pennsylvania and a Navy veteran, died in Hauula. He was born in Quakertown, Pa. He is survived by sister Kathryn Jewett. No services. Interment to be held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Online condolences:hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.
Dominic Oscar Corniel
March 7, 2013
Dominic Oscar Corniel, 48, of Mililani, a carpenter and an AirForce veteran, died in Los Angeles. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Edna F., brother Robert B. Jr. and sister Charmaine D. Corniel Kauth. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:1:30 p.m. at MililaniMemorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Maura Quibuyen Damo
Feb. 17, 2013
Maura Quibuyen Damo, 101, of Ewa Beach died in Waipahu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ricardo and Florentino Damo and Manolo and Eduardo Garcia; daughter Nenita Tabucol; brother Mariano Quibuyen; 20 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
March 20, 2013
Miguel Ebanez, 89, of Waianae died in Puuwai o Makaha Nursing Home. He was born in Paauhau, Hilo. He is survived by sons Robert, Almarich, Alfred, Gaylord and Deric; daughters Melva Kaopuiki,Shawnette Stewart, Ivona Glovick, Joycelyn Yim and Alrene Hurley; brother Mag Ibanes; sisters Celerine Lumanlan, Marguerita Burns, Dolla-Julia Rances, Amada Pacheco, Patricia Gonsalves, Jena Pacyao and Leila, Mary and Laly Ibanes; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:2 p.m.Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary Chapel. Services:4:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Hilo services to be held at a later date.
James Yoshio Higa
March 7, 2013
James Yoshio Higa, 83, of Honolulu, a retired federal government information systems analyst at Fort Shafter and an AirForce veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marilyn L., son Kevin K.Y., daughter Desiree E.U. Bollig, sisters Beatrice K. Nishizawa and Joyce M. Uehara, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Elsie Toyo Hirayama
Feb. 5, 2013
Elsie Toyo Hirayama, 70, of Waialua died in Waialua. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband James H., sons Jensen and Jon, daughter Jamelle, brothers Ralph and Gary Kiyan, and sisters Setsuko Nakasone and Betsy Sagara. Private services.
Akira John Ishikawa
March 19, 2013
Akira John Ishikawa, 93, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. plantation truck and utility driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ulupalakua, Maui. He is survived by son Lloyd, brothers Tony and Maka, and sisters Satoku Yamada, NancyMotoyama and Yoshie Saito. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Kendall Kalvin Kam
Feb. 23, 2013
Kendall Kalvin Kam, 55, of Honolulu, a truck driver, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kendall K. Kam and Kelvin W.W.K.L.D. Aronowitz; daughters Shana K. Kam, Shardeah K. Serhant and Kristall Jennie K.Y.L.D. Aronowitz; brother Westley G. Kam; companion Dominique Furtado; and six grandchildren. Visitation:2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:3 p.m. Casual attire.
Harry Minoru Kaneshiro
March 21, 2013
HarryMinoruKaneshiro, 76, of Honolulu, a retired federal probation officer, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by wife Lily; son Kolin; daughter Lisa T. Chang; brothers Wallace and Charles; sisters Ethel Serikaku, Ellen Hisao and Carol Naipo; and two grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Aloha attire.
Mary Akiko Kaneshiro
March 20, 2013
Mary Akiko Kaneshiro, 92, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gordon and Wayne; daughters Mona Odachi, Judy Miyashiro, Lana Toma and Susan Gross; sisters Nancy Beckley and Eleanor Luna; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Saturday at NuuanuMemorial Park & Mortuary. Services:noon. Casual attire.
Sally Sadako Kumabe
March 10, 2013
Sally Sadako Kumabe, 82, of Honolulu died in Manoa Cottage. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Randall, brothers Yoshiaki and Gengoro Higa, sisters Hatsue Kinashita and Clara Kajiwara, and two grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Burial:1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
James K. Kupahu Sr.
March 9, 2013
James K. "Longie" Kupahu Sr., 73, of Nanawale Estates, Hawaii, a retired city heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn L.; sons James "Kimo" Jr., Michael and Nakuluai Maave-Kupahu, and Lloyd Teanio; daughters Jaime Kahalepo, Darrlynn Kupahu-Canon, Lloydette Teanio and Malie Kupahu; brother Manuel E. Jr.; sisters Jacqueline Kalima, Leihalaopuna Vigneaux and Lana Johnson; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Maku‘u Farmers Market on Highway 130, Pahoa, Hawaii. Celebration of life:11 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Additional services:11:30 a.m. June 8 at Waimanalo BeachPark, Oahu. Scattering of ashes and luncheon to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
March 5, 2013
Maria "Ester" Marcos, 67, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Noel and Joel Marcos and Jesie Santos; daughters Marlene Medina, Melma Manapat and Fe Marcos; brother Rosario Santos; sisters Nenita Semana, Myrna Raquinio and Julie Fagaragan; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Francisca Gaoiran Mariano
March 20, 2013
Francisca Gaoiran Mariano, 78, of Haleiwa, a Green Growers Farm fieldworker in Hauula, died in Kailua. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Romeo, Abraham and Roquito Mariano; daughters Mamerta Villena, Juliet Davidson and Luisa Mariano; sisters Maria and Irenia Gaoiran, and Magdalena Labrador; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Neri Taalolo Faamaligi Moevao
March 23, 2013
Neri Taalolo Faamaligi Moevao, 47, of Hilo, a community outreach worker for Neighborhood Place of Puna, a substitute teacher for the state Department of Education and co-owner of Triple Threat Fights, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Lovina, daughter Nerissa, stepsonsKeelan Garcia and Loran Colon, sister Fualilia Taito and five grandchildren. Celebration of life:10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Queen Liliuokalani Park in Hilo. Additional celebration of life:10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13 at Waimanalo BeachPark Pavilion on Oahu. Casual attire.
Elsie Yuriko Okino
Feb. 22, 2013
Elsie Yuriko Okino, 86, of Kapolei, a retired Ethel's Dress Shop salesclerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Eric K. and Cyrus M., brother Yoshiaki Matsuoka and three grandchildren. Private services.
March 2, 2013
Fujiko "Fudge"Oshiro, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Liliha Flowers proprietor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Daniel K., daughters Marilyn M. Sue and Naomi Oshiro, brother Mamoru Maeshiro, sister Fumiko Nakano and five grandchildren. Visitation:3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi GardenMortuary. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
James Jacob Pires Sr.
March 4, 2013
James Jacob Pires Sr., 79, of Waipahu, a painter at Hawaiian Dredging Co. and an Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center inKailua. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by wife Mary Jacintho, sons James J. Jr. and Stanley, daughter Theresa M., brother Moses and sister Julia P. Duarte. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Services:10:50 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Hermenegilda Landingin Sarceda
March 18, 2013
Hermenegilda Landingin "Erming" Sarceda, 70, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Luciano A.; sons Leonardo L. and Hermie L.; daughter Gilda S. Balmores; brothers Samuel and Domingo Landingin; sisters Florencia Basanes, Carlina Ganigan, Encarnacion Landingin, Rosalinda Aquino, Teresita Basanes and Lorenza Danganan; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Mass:7 p.m. Casual attire. Flower welcome.
Mary Agnes Yah Choi Soong
Feb. 26, 2013
Mary Agnes Yah Choi Soong, 89, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Aaron, Nathan, Theodore, Patrick and Frederick; daughter Mary"MJ" Soong; many hanai sons and daughters; brother Dominic Chang; sister Gertrude Yee; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Celebration of life:10 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual and aloha attire. Donations suggested to American Lung Association of Hawaii, 650 Iwilei Road, Suite 208, Honolulu, HI96817.
Rebecca Kamoku ImiloaMikalemi Segovia Taitague
Feb. 22, 2013
Rebecca Kamoku Imiloa Mikalemi Segovia Taitague, also known as "Becky"and "Bee," 91, of Aiea, a retired Navy Exchange employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by daughters Dan'Ella Saloricman, Patricia Suniga, Melissa Hartshorn and Rebecca S. Taitague; sister Martha Abella; 19 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional services:10 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass:11 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
James Arthur Todd
March 27, 2013
James Arthur "Jim" Todd, 76, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired pastor, died at home. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Carol; sons James Jr., David and Andrew Todd and Benj Starratt; daughters Randi Todd and April Mahoney; brothers John and Jerry; sisters Barbara Kaufman and Carole McFarlane; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life:3 p.m. Saturday at Puna Baptist Church in Pahoa. Casual attire.
Feb. 20, 2013
Sadamu Tsubota, 92, of Pahoa, Hawaii, proprietor of various businesses, including S. Tsubota Inc., the former Puna Tavern and the Drip n Dry laundromat, died in Pohai Malama Hospice inHilo. He was also former manager of Hilo Singer Sewing and Kapaa Singer Sewing on Kauai and was an Army veteran who served in the Military Intelligence Service during World War II. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Russell, daughters Suzan Nakashima and Hazelynn Amano, brothers Teruto and Katsushi "Duce," sister Tatsuko Hayashikawa and five grandchildren. Visitation:2:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:4 p.m. Casual attire.
Thomas J. Tsuha
March 8, 2013
Thomas J. "Willy" Tsuha, 84, of Aiea, a retired plumber and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Sumae, son Tom H., daughter Kelly M. Shiroma, sister Tomoe Fukushima and a grandchild. Visitation:11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services:11:30 a.m. Committal services:2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Albert Lee Vincent
March 26, 2013
Albert Lee Vincent, 39, of Aiea, a retired Army sergeant first class, died. He was born in Okaloosa County, Fla. He is survived by wifeTina Vincent, daughters Augusta and Jasmine, brother Daniel, sisters Erica Vincent and Ronnette Wood, and grandmother Jimmy Lee Rudolph. Services to be held in Florida. Services in Hawaii are pending.