For Thursday, May 23, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 23, 2013
Malcolm Ashlee Clark Carter
May 10, 2013
Malcolm Ashlee Clark Carter, 35, of Waianae died at home. He was born in Knoxville, Tenn. He is survived by fiancee Mary L. Borabora, mother Willena and sister Kellie. Services: 8 a.m. Saturday near the banyan tree at "Waikiki Walls." Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Joseph Nicholas Castelli
May 17, 2013
Joseph Nicholas Castelli, 86, of Kailua-Kona, a retired GTE Sylvania advanced engineering specialist, Kona town historian and a Navy veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Boston. He is survived by wife Dawn, sons Michael and Paul, daughters Claire Castelli and Catherine Persello, hanai daughter Mela Kealoha-Lindsey, sister Gloria Muscenti, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: noon Tuesday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Michael's Catholic Church Building Fund, 76-5760 Mamalahoa Highway, Holualoa, HI 96725, or to Hospice of Kona. Aloha attire.
Donald Eldon Gardner
May 20, 2013
Donald Eldon Gardner, 70, of Centerville, Utah, formerly of Hawaii, a National Park Service research biologist, died in Centerville. He was born in Ogden, Utah. He is survived by wife Kathryn, son Richard, daughter Roseanne Christiansen and 10 grandchildren. Services to be held in Centerville.
May 15, 2013
Helena Hsu, 68, of Kailua, a retired RadioShack sales associate, died in Honolulu. She was born in Macau, China. She is survived by son Benjamin Liao; sisters Angela Cantafio, Jenny Funkmeyer and Omega Kleinman; and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Antonio Paakahile Inay
May 17, 2013
Antonio Paakahile Inay, 80, of Ewa Beach, a retired security officer and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Michael and Mark; brother Melvin "Blur"; sisters Hannah Gentry, Lorraine Ahyo and Marvis Miyashiro; and 10 grandchildren. Services pending.
May 3, 2013
Soichi "Willie" Ito, 90, of Honolulu, a retired house painter and an Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Brian H., brothers Masao and Harold, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Rex Duane Johnson
May 7, 2013
Rex Duane Johnson, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Realtor and a retired Air Force officer, died at home. He was born in Knox County, Ill. He is survived by wife Paula K., daughters Kathy Cazana and Kris Johnson, sisters Evelyn Roberts and Marilyn Johnson, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Development Department, 1310 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96826, or shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.
Arthur Norris Jones
May 17, 2013
Arthur Norris Jones, 84, of Hilo, a retired engineer at San Jose Steel and West Coast Rebar, and an Army veteran who served in World War II and the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Thorsby, Ala. He is survived by sons David and Daniel, daughter Deborah Newton, brothers Robert and Walter "Bud," and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.
April 28, 2013
Takayoshi Kurokawa, 56, of Honolulu, a Realtor, died in Paris. He was born in Ehime, Japan. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
May 10, 2013
Masakazu Minei, 83, of Waimea, Kauai, a radar technician at Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Emily, son Marvin, daughter Sandra R. Souza, brother Masahiro, sister Gladys Komesu and three grandchildren. Private services.
Ethel Fusaye Mita
May 13, 2013
Ethel Fusaye Mita, 96, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Thomas K. and Michael K., sisters Shirley K. Yamashiro and Margaret J. Horiuchi, and six grandchildren. Private services.
Gladys Michie Miyamoto
May 12, 2013
Gladys Michie Miyamoto, 86, of Honolulu died in Hale Ho Aloha Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Faith, Doreen and Wendy. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.
John Edward Parker
May 20, 2013
John Edward Parker, 75, of Hilo, a retired software designer, jazz musician and bass player for various bands in Hilo, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Judith Zeichner, daughter Laura, sister Amy and a grandchild. Gathering: 4-6 p.m. Saturday at Hilo Town Tavern. Casual attire. No flowers.
Veronica Sales Rivera
May 8, 2013
Veronica Sales Rivera, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired schoolteacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by brother Alfred. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
April 26, 2013
Glenn "Lionel" Sequin, 82, of Pearl City, a retired crane operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jimette Holt Sequin, sons James D. "Snip" and Glenn "Whitey" Jr., daughter Kimberly "Tita" Matsumoto, brother William C., sister Mary Jane Lum, 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Pearlridge. Services: 6:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. Updated information for an obituary published May 2.
Mildred Awaya Sueoka
April 22, 2013
Mildred Awaya Sueoka, 98, of Pearl City, a Manoa Finance Co. retiree, died in Ewa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Cynthia Ichioka, sister Jane Imamura, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pearl City Community Church, 933 Lehua Ave. Services: 10:30 a.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to a nonprofit organization of your choice. Updated information for an obituary published Wednesday.
April 29, 2013
Shigeo Suzuki, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Concrete & Rock Co. cement mixer driver, died in Rainbow Care Home. He was born in Piihau, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Sharon S. Kokubun, brother Michio and sister Fumiko Moore. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Mildred Sue Tate
April 23, 2013
Mildred Sue Tate, 66, of Waipahu died. She was born in Christian County, Ky. She is survived by husband Larry; son Larry Jr.; brothers Charlie and Vinson Kendrick; sisters Annie Bell, Ruth Henry and Sarah Catlett; and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 3950 Paine Circle, Honolulu. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Melvin Sakae Tsuneda
May 14, 2013
Melvin Sakae Tsuneda, 83, of Honolulu, a retired general contractor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Mary S.; son Dean T.; sisters Teruko Nakayama, Tessie Kochi and Elaine Nakao; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Robert Chin Sing Won
May 2, 2013
Robert Chin Sing Won, 89, of Aiea, a retired machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Air Force retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Leonard H.N.Y. and a grandchild. Private services.
Winifred Chang Wong
March 28, 2013
Winifred Chang Wong, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alfred; sons Roger, Bert, Byron and Vernon; daughter Carol Pong; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.
Gladys Tamako Yamada
May 16, 2013
Gladys Tamako Yamada, 88, of Honolulu, retired owner of Artistic Beauty Shop, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dwight and Milton, daughters Alyson Takasaki and Sandra K. Yamada, sisters Lorraine Yonemura and Leatrice Muramoto, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.