For Tuesday, April 9, 2013
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 09, 2013
Clarence A. Andrade
March 11, 2013
Clarence A. Andrade, 73, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation building and maintenance employee, a Ka‘u-Andrade Contracting mechanic and bulldozer operator, and an Army National Guard veteran, died at home. He was born in Pahala. He is survived by wife Jewel R. "Loke" Waltjen Andrade; son Destry D.; daughters Ioni Ann and Tammy L. Andrade, Debra D. Rodriquez, Yvette K. Ikawa, Terry-Lee L. Shibuya and Kellie K. Harada; hanai sons Byron J. Andrade Ah-Hee and Dane M. Shibuya; hanai daughter Tiare L. Shibuya; brothers Ronald, Walter, Gilbert and Dennis; sisters Rachel Johansen, Diane Lumanlan and Elsie Moses; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Urn committal to follow at the church cemetery. Celebration of life to follow at Pahala Community Center. Casual attire.
Lawrence Dwight Kalani Awana
March 7, 2013
Lawrence Dwight Kalani "Lanny" Awana, 70, of Waianae, a union steward for Local 7 of the Heat and Frost Insulators and FireStop Containment Workers union and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna B.; daughters Kirstin K. Awana, Kristine K. Awana Rutherford and Keola O. Awana-Scanlan; brothers Rodney Lam, Ben Awana and Leo Brown; sisters Josephine McEnroe, Judith Cline and Sandra Brown; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Canned food donations suggested to Nanakuli Food Bank at services.
Winona C. Brown
March 14, 2013
Winona C. Brown, 82, of Lanai City, a licensed pratical nurse at Leahi Hospital, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born on Lanai. She is survived by son Gabriel Beter Jr., daughter Bobbi Beter-Moses, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Florence Tsuruko Chun
March 24, 2013
Florence Tsuruko Chun, 94, of Hauula, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Phillip and Bryan; daughter Jennie Handy; brothers William and Richard Yogi; sisters Clara Kobashigawa, Sally Nago and Maude Fukunaga; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. April 16 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Edwin De Coito Sr.
March 27, 2013
Edwin De Coito Sr., 85, of Hilo, a retired heavy equipment operator for the state Department of Transportation, Highways Division, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Bernice, sons Edwin Jr. and Michael, daughter Beverly Fontana, sister Violet, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Section E. Casual attire.
Mervin Francis Gilliland
April 1, 2013
Mervin Francis Gilliland, 90, of Kailua, a retired Amfac executive and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Olga, sons Mark and Guy, daughter Elizabeth Snow, brother Leroy and five grandchildren. Visitation and services: 10 a.m. May 11 at Koolau Conference Center. Post-service gathering: noon. Aloha attire.
March 22, 2013
Shige Ikenaga, 97, of Honolulu died in Pearl City. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Kenneth, daughter Pat Nakamura, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Makiki Christian Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Frederick Dean Kapeliela Kaeha
March 15, 2013
Frederick Dean Kapeliela "Dino" Kaeha, 46, of Hilo, a self-employed handyman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Elizabeth Now Noe and Nicole McKeown; mother Lillian N.; brothers James K. and George; sisters Dawn Enos and Elizabeth "Tita" Kaeha; hanai brothers Sonny Apolo, Peter K. Mahi and Clyde Chong; and hanai sister Suzanna Nagamine. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday at Haili Tent, Panaewa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
F. Felicitas Manzano Lastimosa
March 20, 2013
F. Felicitas Manzano Lastimosa, 85, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ruperto C. Jr., Edward E., Walter, Arthur M. and Daniel; daughters Elizabeth Lastimosa, Lorna F. Walker, Rugelia Levinthol, Grendalene Gilleres, Zena Fe Contrades and Julyne L. Morvis; brother Jaime Manzano; 19 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.
Sue Sachiyo Letman
April 3, 2013
Sue Sachiyo Letman, 93, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii secretary, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Keith and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Makiki Christian Church. Casual attire. no flowers.
Mildred Mitsuye Makii
March 28, 2013
Mildred Mitsuye Makii, 90, of Waipahu, a retired salesclerk for Arakawa's and City Mill, died at home. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by son Michael M.; daughters Sharon E. Nishi, Phyllis M. Adriano and Gwen C. Omori; brother Wallace T. Tsutsumi; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Waipahu United Church of Christ. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, Safe Harbor Home Care or Waipahu United Church of Christ.
Elsie Tsurumi Naito
March 30, 2013
Elsie Tsurumi Naito, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Liberty House sales department supervisor at the Fort Street Mall store, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Herbert, daughter Loretta K. Kagawa, sisters Dorothy Nitta and Margaret Hasegawa, and a grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.
March 14, 2013
Shizuka "Betsy" Nishimura, 90, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in North Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Daniel Y., Wilfred K., Ricky K. and Patrick R.; daughters Linda H. Nishimura and Judy Ann Char; brother Masato Meguro; sister Kimiko Apo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Consuelo Estavillo Paguirigan
March 31, 2013
Consuelo Estavillo "Lyn" Paguirigan, 58, of Waipahu, a Team Clean Inc. employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Eduardo S.; sons Randy, Syril and Edward; daughter Leilani Joy; brothers Edgar Jr., Lito and Sonny Estavillo; sisters Elvie Francisco, Ely Cababrera, Ofelia Paala, Zeny Estavillo and Janet Tagama; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
James Melvin Pasion
March 21, 2013
James Melvin "Mundo" Pasion, 54, of Ewa Beach, a landscaper, died in Pearl City. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by brothers James, Raymond, Steven and Sheldon; and sisters Angie Pasion Vrana, Virginia Loop and Nellie Pasion-Callueng. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ewa. Mass: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Clara Hanako Takeuchi
March 19, 2013
Clara Hanako Takeuchi, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Thomas Okinaka, sisters Mary Sako and Barbara Kawakami, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Raymond Masaji Tanaka
March 17, 2013
Raymond Masaji Tanaka, 79, of Honolulu, a retired electrician and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Keith; daughters Lisa Nishihara and Rachele Kida; brothers Kenneth, Charles and David; sisters Leatrice Nagasawa, Bessie Infante and Shirley Saka-guchi; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Alston Motoji Toko
March 22, 2013
Alston Motoji Toko, 57, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, a Waipio Valley taro farmer, co-owner of Waipio Ridge Stables and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Hono-kaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shirley; daughters Ke‘ala and Kau‘i Toko, and Malia Palea; mother Gladys H.; brothers Ellaham and Naaman; sisters Florene Hoapile and Gladys Ablao; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the family residence, 48-5459 Kukuihaele Road. Services: noon. Casual attire.
Susan Shizue Higa Unten
March 14, 2013
Susan Shizue Higa Unten, 97, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Norman, Dennis and Gene; sister Aiko Kau; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Florence Toshiko Uyehara
March 8, 2013
Florence Toshiko Uyehara, 82, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Gwen N. Kim, brother George T. Kushima, sister Helen A. Tanabe and three grandchildren. Private services.
Sergia Ganal Ver
March 14, 2013
Sergia Ganal Ver, 96, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Oliver Maulit and Joe Ganal, daughter Benita Ver Tagalicud, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Harry Lee Williams
April 1, 2013
Harry Lee Williams, 65, of Wailuku died at home. He was born in Pensacola, Fla. He is survived by mother Vera De Mello, brothers Robert "Lopaka" Aiwohi and Ralph "R.E." Williams, and sisters Valerie N. Fernandez and Mona Cabrera. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
March 24, 2013
Tsukio Yamagata, 93, of Wailuku, a retired state electrician, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by wife Tomiko, daughters Gale Evans and Amy Izutsu, brother Shigemi and sister Fumiko Iwamoto. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Dorothy Ayako Yamaguchi
March 13, 2013
Dorothy Ayako Yamaguchi, 99, of Aiea, a retired Libby McNeil & Libby packing forelady, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by son Bert M., daughters Elaine K. Murayama and Jean A. Tateishi, sister Irene S. Emoto, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.