For Friday, May 10, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 10, 2013
Mary Blanche Beckley
April 17, 2013
Mary Blanche "Peaches" Beckley, 61, of Kailua, a hospital supervisor, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Frederick "Freddy Boy" and hanai sister Mary Jane McGuire. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Waimanalo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.
Charles A. Cagle
April 29, 2013
Charles A. "Chuck" Cagle, 82, of Kahuku, an Army retiree and ranch manager for Abigail Kawananakoa, died in Kahuku. He was born in Frost, Texas. He is survived by wife Kathleen "Penny"; sons James A., Charles A., Dean A. and David; brother Jerry A.; sisters Mary Frances Cagle and Sarah Ann North; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
George A. Camara
April 6, 2013
George A. Camara, 49, of Kapolei, formerly of Waianae, died in Kapolei. He was born in California. He is survived by daughter Nalei K. Camara-March; father Paul E. Withrow Jr.; stepmother Kimberly Withrow; sisters Pinky Kahaloa, Kaui Fernandez, Anuhea Daley, Donna Tyler and Cheryl Ann Withrow; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Philip Pu Kong Chee
April 21, 2013
Philip Pu Kong Chee, 90, of Aina Haina, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shop planner and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Winifred K.C.; sons Wendell, Dennis, Ivan, Eric and Curtis; brother Herbert; sister Daisy Ho; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Ronald Francis Conroy
April 4, 2013
Ronald Francis Conroy, 69, of Kerrville, Texas, a retired Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller who worked at Kennedy, LaGuardia, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Honolulu airports, and who was the FAA operations manager for New England on 9/11, as well as an Air Force veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in San Antonio. He was born in Norristown, Pa. No known survivors. No services.
Edna M. Faligan
April 30, 2013
Edna M. Faligan, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired retail store salesclerk, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughters Gail Faligan and Gwen Rehwinkel, brother Henry Iha and sister Nancy Edmondson. Private services.
Shirley April Farias
April 29, 2013
Shirley April Farias, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Liliha Health Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George, sons Brandt G. and Kelden S., brother Vernon Howard Adric, sister Barbara McMillan-Gordon, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association Aloha Chapter. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Terry Lynn Fuentes
April 14, 2013
Terry Lynn Fuentes, 58, of Wahiawa died. She was born in Germany. She is survived by sons Daniel and Steven, daughter Kimberly and sisters Kate Boden and Barbara House. Services: 9 a.m. May 19 at Waimea Beach Park. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.
April 2, 2013
Douglas Gernler, 82, of Mountain Grove, Mo., formerly of Waiahole Valley, a Hawaii Laborers' Union retiree and an Army veteran, died in Houston, Mo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sarah; sons Philip, Doug and Zachary; daughters Siliala Castillo and Tisha Gernler; stepson Daniel Casey Jr.; stepdaughters Maria Colaccino, Chari Casey and Catherine Bushong; six grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and 11 step-great-grandchildren. Services and scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kualoa Beach Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Conchita Lei Gouveia
May 4, 2013
Conchita Lei "Chita" Gouveia, 84, of Hilo, a federal civil service safety specialist, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Craig "Piikea," daughter Cylette "Cy," sister Doreen Henderson, two grandchildren and two great-grand-children. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 20 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 10 a.m.
Kenneth Nobuo Hamada
May 2, 2013
Kenneth Nobuo Hamada, 60, of Kaneohe, a self-employed auto mechanic, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vicky H., daughters Stacey F. Onaga and Lisa M. Hamada, brother Gerald and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kenneth Leroy Jackson
May 5, 2013
Kenneth Leroy Jackson, 78, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii professor, died. He was born in Wyoming. He is survived by daughters Katherine H. Fleskes and Susan E. Enge, and sisters Shirley Snelling and Carol Dau. Private services.
Naomi Joyce Kaluhiokalani Kaaiawaawa
April 4, 2013
Naomi Joyce Kaluhiokalani Kaaiawaawa, 70, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Robert III, Cameron and William Kaaiawaawa, and Kawika Kaluhiokalani; daughter Tessie Okouchi; brothers Clarence, Walter and Buddylee Kaluhiokalani; sisters Delores Rowe and Edith Kaikuana; 37 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Annie Kalehua Lee
April 28, 2013
Annie Kalehua Lee, 85, of Kaneohe, a comptroller for the Coast Guard, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Nelson K.K.C. and Darrell K.K.C., daughters Stephanie U. Lee and Phyllis U. DeMota, brother Roger Ah Tou, sister Pearl Ignacio, 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Alfreda Kuualoha Luhe
May 8, 2013
Alfreda Kuualoha "Freda" Luhe, 56, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker and former bus driver, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Calypso Dinson; sons Kawika and Pono Machado, and Kapua Luhe; brothers Charles and Ralph Machado; sister Charleen Wolske; and 10 grandchildren. Services at a later date. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 5591, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Call 854-5720 for information.
April 15, 2013
Campwood "Buddy" Mahalo, 55, of Kihei, Maui, a Navy veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Kaupo, Maui. He is survived by brothers Clinton K. Mahalo, and Casey and Leslie Kauai; and sisters Blanche K. Yap, Beverly K. Kalawa, Bernadette I. Lolohea, Ramona K. Mahalo and Colette K. Baisa. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.
March 18, 2013
Katsumi Nakayoshi, 91, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. mechanic, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by brother Nobuichi. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
Reginald Nick Sadamu Nikaido
April 15, 2013
Reginald Nick Sadamu Nikaido, 90, of Arroyo Grande, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired employee of the federal government and Waikiki hotel industry, and an Army 442nd Regimental Combat Team veteran who served in the 232nd Combat Engineer Company, died in Arroyo Grande. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Miles; daughter Lisa Arakaki; brothers Gilbert, George and Raymond; sister Jane; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Merlito Ildefonso Ribao
March 28, 2013
Merlito Ildefonso Ribao, 53, of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, formerly of Kalihi, former owner of Ribao's Auto Body Shop, died in San Nicolas. He was born in San Nicolas. He is survived by daughter Dax Christal P.; companion Irene Palting; sisters Maria Carlina R. Guira, Warlita Ribao-Pablo, Erlinda Ribao-Tolentino; and brother Wilson. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. May 17 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:45 a.m. May 18 at St. Ann's Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
William Cornelius Ryan
May 3, 2013
William Cornelius Ryan, 82, of Kailua-Kona, a retired United Airlines passenger planner and a Navy veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by daughters Ellen Chappuies, Katherine Burck and June Strauch; brother Francis; sister Theresa; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Rose Tokie Tamashiro
April 26, 2013
Rose Tokie Tamashiro, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Tofu Factory employee, died in Hono-lulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Thomas Tamagusuku and sisters Florence Nishida and Frances Uyehara. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Elaine Shizuko Tanaka
April 4, 2013
Elaine Shizuko Tanaka, 85, of Honolulu, a Watanabe Floral retiree, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughters Judy Takata and Sherri Tanabe, brother Clyde Ochiai, sister Janice Koga and four grandchildren. Private services.
Zacarias De Guzman Valdez
April 11, 2013
Zacarias De Guzman Valdez, 93, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Zacarias Jr. and Reynaldo "Rey," brother Hilario, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.