For Tuesday, June 18, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 18, 2013
May 24, 2013
Guillermo Aoalin, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Laborers Union construction employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora Arios-Aoalin; sons Eladio and Pedro; daughters Florida "Aida" Bomongcag, Conchita Vicente, Paciencia "Cindy" Caballero and Amparo Camba; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and Mass: 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
Koon Bun Chang
June 7, 2013
Koon Bun Chang, 95, of Honolulu, a pipe fitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Judith Hassing and Joanne Lau, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Jean Fusae Chinen
May 15, 2013
Jean Fusae Chinen, 64, of Honolulu, a former Honfed Bank vice president and Bank of America branch manager , died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Glenn M., son Jonathan, mother Marion T. and brothers Larry and Terence Nishihira. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donation suggested to St. Francis Hospice.
William Pau Chun Chow
June 3, 2013
William Pau Chun Chow, 77, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired rancher for Hanaipoe Ranch, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Harriet, sons William K. and Leon A., daughters Yvonne K. Okamoto and Deborah N. Golay, brother Lawrence, sister Lillian Kuwahara, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
May 13, 2013
Terrence "Terry" Clayton, 78, of Pukalani, Maui, owner and operator of DJ's TV Service and The TV Man and a private pilot, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Duluth, Minn. He is survived by wife Donna; sons Terry, Tom, Richard, Vern and Charles; daughter Pamela Tumpap; brother Claude; sister Betty Michelizzi; and 13 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday at the family residence. Email Donna Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Maui Humane Society. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Frederick Leon Creager Jr.
June 12, 2013
Frederick Leon Creager Jr., 87, of Honolulu, an architect, associate professor of architecture for the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a veteran of the Army and Air Force, died in Honolulu. He was born in Springfield, Mass. He is survived by wife Lee and sons Doric and Kurt. Private services.
John Martin Devitt
June 15, 2013
John Martin Devitt, 51, of Kihei, Maui, died. He was born in Wurburg, Germany. He is survived by wife Renee Satterthwaite and mother Mary. Celebration of life: sunset Wednesday at Waipulani Park behind Maui Sunset Resort. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Raymond Espino Jr.
June 10, 2013
Raymond "Kokosoy" Espino Jr., 55, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a Kauai County heavy equipment operator, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Linda M. McDaniels-Espino; daughters Tiffany Espino-Tubon, Carlina M. Espino-Balino, Victoria A. and Alana L. Espino; father Raymond Sr.; brothers Robby L. and Anson M.; sisters Melanie E. Honjo and Lorelei "Lola" Espino-Campos; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Christian Fellowship. Services: 11 a.m.
May 3, 2013
Mary Fernandez, 99, of Hauula died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert and Anthony, daughter Beatrice Santos, sister Beatrice Franca, 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.
Velma Leinaala Grace
April 29, 2013
Velma Leinaala Grace, 56, of Waianae, a Honowai Elementary School employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Ellsworth K. Sr.; sons Leon A. and Ellsworth K. Jr.; brothers Robert D., Francis A., Gerald T., Calvin D., Michael W. and James C. Elizares; sisters Linda P. Hano and Stella I. Borges; and five grandchildren. Private services.
May 6, 2013
Yoshio Ito, 86, of Pearl City, a retired federal government ordnance man at Naval Magazine Lualualei, West Loch and Waikele, and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Mildred, son James, daughters Joyce Ito and Suzanne Tadaki, and brother Mitsuo. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Shawn Angelo Chung Leong
June 14, 2013
Shawn Angelo Chung Leong, 51, of Kilauea, Kauai, a construction mason, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeannine; sons Makaia and Nainoa; daughters Sharai Soltren and Tessie Boyer; father Richard Sr.; mother Evon Sparacino; brothers Richard "Rick" Jr. and Curt; sisters Leola and Lavida Leong, and Lititia Carreira and Lavel Brito; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. June 29 at Kilauea Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2453 Kolo Road. No flowers.
Esikiel A. Lippwe
May 31, 2013
Esikiel A. Lippwe, 74, of Aiea died in St. Francis Hospice West, She was born in Weno, Chuuk, Micronesia. She is survived by sons Joeverly, Donny and Chesney; daughters Jacinta E. and Amy E. Lippwe, and Lucy Taman and Bentery David; brothers Aster and Swelling; sister Kere Walter; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. today at Moanalua Mortuary.
Ronald LeRoy Louis Soares
May 25, 2013
Ronald LeRoy "Cowboy" Louis Soares, 74, of Salt Lake, a Pearl Harbor Public Works Center supervisor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Deborah Hanson, sons Richard L. and Heith A.K., daughter Stacee A., sister Laverne Skinner, 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.
Mercedes Subia Madamba
May 19, 2013
Mercedes Subia Madamba, 83, of Honolulu, a retired St. Andrew's Priory custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Mildred Madamba-Tangonan and Melissa Madamba, brothers Manuel and Bonifacio Subia, sister Juliana Visitacion and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Charles Mack Powell
June 2, 2013
Charles Mack Powell, 56, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. He is survived by wife Jarnell C., mother Mitsuko, brother Henry and sister Shirley. Private services.
Mercedes Bince Soliven
May 14, 2013
Mercedes Bince Soliven, 78, of Mililani died in Aiea. She was born in Rosales, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Francisco, sons Wayne and Jerry Fonacier, daughter Julie Robinson, sister Elena Espiritu and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Michael Tetsuo Tsukayama
June 14, 2013
Michael Tetsuo Tsukayama, 66, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Human Services social worker, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mina, daughter Ivy Ramboyon, brothers Richard and Alvin, sister Charlene and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Urn burial: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Edmund L. Tuthill
June 11, 2013
Edmund L. Tuthill, 65, of Honolulu, a Mid-Pacific Institute chemistry teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gail, son Christopher, daughter Lauren Molina, mother Shirley, brother Jonathan and sisters Rosalind Helz and Maile Tuthill. Private services.
Solomon Waine‘e Jr.
May 18, 2013
Solomon Waine‘e Jr., 70, of Mililani, a Kamehameha Schools landscape manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lehua, son Kai, daughter Tehane Wurderman, sister Emerald Winchester, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools. Services: 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
June 11, 2013
Tomoko Watanabe, 94, of Lihue, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by son Steven; daughters Shirley Hashimoto, Ann Ogata and Kay Kano; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Alice N. Wong
May 10, 2013
Alice N. Wong, 93, of Honolulu, a retired manager for Kalakua Bowling Alley and Stardust Bowling Alley, and food demonstrator at Costco Hawaii Kai, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John A. and Jeffrey C., brother Charlie Lum, sister Jennie Hee, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Dorothy Shigeko Yamane
May 16, 2013
Dorothy Shigeko Yamane, 84, of Wahiawa, former co-owner of Albert's Dry Cleaners, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Kenneth K., sons Edwin K. and Jeffrey K., sister Alice Matsumoto, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Charlene Leilani Young
May 31, 2013
Charlene Leilani Young, 66, of Mililani died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bronson and Clayton; sisters Amiel Bassette-Kahiamoe, Josephine Bassette and Geraldine Hankins; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.
Eunice Chew Fong Young
June 8, 2013
Eunice Chew Fong Young, 85, of Kapolei, a retired Hawaiian Airlines computer room supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Scott, Chris and Darwin; daughter Candice; brother Sam Yit Lee; and two grandchildren. Private services.