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For Monday, September 30, 2013


Lourdes Pitoy Antone Brown
Sept. 6, 2013
Lourdes Pitoy Antone "Auntie Pearl" Brown, 88, formerly of Nikiski, Alaska, a Sheffield Hotel Steak and Seafood Restaurant executive chef and manager in Kenai, Alaska, died in Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Desmon A. Haumea, daughter Karla L. Jennings, sister Rose Palisbo and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Oct. 12 at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, plant a tree.

Allison Larkin En Jin Char
Sept. 19, 2013
Allison Larkin En Jin Char, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Lunalilo Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Marvin and Myron, and sister Ellen Mae Lim. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to charity. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information given in obituary Saturday.

Barbara June Ellersick
Sept. 5, 2013
Barbara June Ellersick, 84, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Great Falls, Mont. She is survived by sons William "Bill" and Randall "Randy" Ellersick, five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kailua United Methodist Church. Casual attire.

John Melvin Ferreira
Sept. 16, 2013
John Melvin Ferreira, 76, of Waialua, a retired federal employee and Army National Guard veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Roseline K.; sons Dennis K. and Darren M.; daughters Shirley Ann K. Santiago, Lisa Gay Dewald and Jonnine M. Pugh; brother James; sisters Nellie May Fernandez, Juliet Medeiros and Barbara Pinheiro; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Program: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Charles Noboru Fuchigami
Aug. 22, 2013
Charles Noboru Fuchigami, 79, of Pearl City, a retired owner and painting contractor for Royal Painting and an Air Force veteran, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Florence; daughter Kristy Wagatsuma; brothers James, Masaru and Alvin; sister Ethel Maruoka; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mae Setsuko Kawahara
Sept. 18, 2013
Mae Setsuko Kawahara, 77, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Education kindergarten teacher at Haaheo Elementary School in Hilo, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kainaliu, Kona. She is survived by husband Karl K., son Keith, daughter Kim Raymond, sisters Jeanette Tinnel and Annette Sato, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Church of the Holy Cross in Hilo, 440 W. Lanikaula St., Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Aloha attire.

Jabwan Konet
Sept. 15, 2013
JabwanKonet, 54, of Aiea died at home. He was born in the Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Aileen; sons Frank and Toko Konet and Talima Tatak; daughter Joleen; brother Harry Albious; sisters Metwa Menaje and Sheko Latior; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary Chapel. Services: 3 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Oct. 8 at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe.

William Sherwood Loeffler Jr.
Aug. 14, 2013
William Sherwood "Bud" Loeffler Jr., 82, of Hilo, a retired police officer and former County of Hawaii liquor inspector and Army veteran who served in the KoreanWar, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons William "Buddy,"Lee and Daniel Loeffler; daughter Kathi Turner; brother Kenneth; sisters Leatrice Mahuna and Edna Mendonca; and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Randall Miller
Sept. 22, 2013
Randall "Randy"Miller, 49, of Kapolei, a plumber, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Jose, Calif. He is survived by sons Lanaki, Kapono and Bronson "Baba"Mathewson, and William Wetherholt II; daughters Brandy Hironaka, Brittany Traylor, Shelese Diggs and Suzanne "Ana"and Priscilla Mathewson; sister Carly Adams; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kea'au Beach House in Waianae. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Jean Winifred Collmorgan Mochida
Aug. 28, 2013
Jean Winifred Collmorgan Mochida, 90, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired secretary for the former Steve's Electric Shop and former Hobart Bros. employee in Ohio, died in Hale Ho'ola Hamakua. She was born in Piqua, Ohio. She is survived by son Joel, daughter Debbie Duldulao, sister Sally Jason, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Honokaa United Methodist Church. Casual attire.

Kelei Marie Nani Makamae Keiko Nakaoka-Shigeta
Aug. 31, 2013
Kelei Marie Nani Makamae Keiko Nakaoka-Shigeta, 4, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Todd and Kelli Shigeta, brothers Travis Uyeno and Jansen Shigeta, sister Taylor Shigeta and grandparents Cliford and Paula Nakaoka, and Charles and Florence Shigeta. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann's Church. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Shellie Taglianetti
Sept. 19, 2013
Shellie Taglianetti, 63, of Mililani, a retired Honolulu Theatre for Youth business manager, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Quonset Point, R.I. She is survived by husband James; son Jason; daughter Sarah Mettinger; sisters Donna Rayl, Jann Tamburello, Denver Horne and Deirdre Maxfield; and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 1149 Bethel St., Suite 700, Honolulu 96813.

Gary Kiyoshi Tateishi
Sept. 25, 2013
Gary Kiyoshi Tateishi, 68, of Mililani, a Hawaiian Airlines supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara, sons Sean Y. and Ryan A. Tateishi, brothers Allen A. and Paul T., sister Joanne H. Auwae and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Fridayat Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association.

Derris Luis Vinluan
Sept. 6, 2013
Derris Luis Vinluan, 37, of Waianae, a Makaha Resort Golf Club maintenance worker, died at home.He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by companion Jenny Lee Nakamura, brother Daniel, sisters Shana Antenorcruz and Landy Vinluan, mother Kalona Johnson and father Sam Johnson. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Maluhia Lutheran Church. Scattering of ashes to follow: noon at Pokai Bay. Casual attire.

Thomas T. Yano
Aug. 30, 2013
Thomas T. Yano, 88, of Mililani, a Waianae Intermediate School and Pohukaina School principal and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born inWailuku. He is survived by wife Harriet A., son Miles K., daughter Cheryl Levenson, brother David Yano and four grandchildren. Private services.

Michael Kwock Kin Young
Sept. 25, 2013
Michael Kwock Kin Young, 63, of Kalaheo,Kauai, a Hawaiian musician and composer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Elijah and Kuiookalani, mother Evelyn, brother Stephen, sisters Hileah Reigh andTheresa Doi, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Prince Kuhio Park. Paddle out service will take place at PK's. Aloha beachwear and potluck.

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