For Sunday, December 29, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Dec 29, 2013
Michael Ray Allen
Dec. 7, 2013
Michael Ray Allen, 70, of Ninole, Hawaii, a retired salesman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Dallas. He is survived by wife Gerry; sons Brandon, Christopher and Stacey; brothers Jerry and Theodore; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Dec. 6, 2013
Matsuyoshi Arashiro, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Navy civil engineer and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by son Dean, daughter Joni Lipsky and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark-mortuary.com.
Ernesto Ajolo Flores
Nov. 30, 2013
Ernesto Ajolo Flores, 66, of Lahaina, a hotel maintenance employee and restaurant dishwasher, died at home. He was born in La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Zenaida; son Marvin; daughters Amy and Janet; brother Ricardo; sisters Lourdes Casuga, Flore Apilado, Teresita Alambra, Estrella Munar, Myrna Saltiban, Emelyn Andres, Josephine Rivera and Rosalinda Estellore; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church. Mass: 7 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
William C. Funes
Dec. 23, 2013
William C. Funes, 96, of Makawao, Maui, a retired groundskeeper, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Madeline F., son Robert Fune, daughter Jane De Lara, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Robert Joseph Sr.
Dec. 25, 2013
Robert Joseph Sr., 83, of Kula, Maui, a Maui County Board of Water Supply retiree, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alexandrine; son Robert Jr.; daughters Darralyn Vannatta, Bridget Jardine, Laureen Joseph and Gerianne Sanchez; sisters Shirley Gum and Mildred Carvalho; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Ghost Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Reception in the church hall after services. Urn burial to follow at the church cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
Andrew Howard Kalehuawehe Sr.
Dec. 23, 2013
Andrew Howard Kalehuawehe Sr., 76, of Wailuku, a Department of Transportation airport maintenance retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Lei, sons Scott and Andrew "Analu" Jr., daughter Lisa Jarnesky, brother Allan G., sister Betty Rodrigues and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Private burial. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Dec. 17, 2013
Midori "Jean" Kanno, 91, of Wahiawa died in Aiea. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Roy T. and Allen K.; daughters Lynn T. Kim, June T. Nomura and Sharon Y. Sato; brothers Rudy and Paul; sisters May and Jane; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Nenita Ariz Llusala
Dec. 24, 2013
Nenita Ariz Llusala, 60, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. senior lab analyst, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Maritchie Fortuito and Marichu Rialubin; sisters Helen Casaclang, Marilyn Martin and Jocelyn Atejira; and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Lois Arlene Mahi
Aug. 21, 2013
Lois Arlene Mahi, 84, of Kaneohe, a Kamehameha Garments office administrator, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehab Centre. She was born in Illinois. She is survived by son Lonnie, daughters Tonia Mahi and Tommi Gernhard, sister Phylis Fredensburg and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Kaneohe Bay Community of Christ, 45-119 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Charlotte Naomi Nakoa
Dec. 19, 2013
Charlotte Naomi Nakoa, 69, of Wailuku, a retired Lower Main Minit Stop supervisor, died. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Herman Nakoa Jr. and Chris Quipotla; daughters Sherri Arista, Kimi Rezentes and Dayna Inokuma; numerous hanai children; mother Nancy Miyamoto; brothers Wayne and Larry Miyamoto; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Dec. 14, 2013
Tsugio Ogata, 99, of Mililani, a tractor mechanic, died. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Russell, daughter Susan Kaonohi and four grandchildren. Visitation at noon Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Dec. 13, 2013
Joseph Punsalan, 90, of Hilo, formerly of Hono-mu, Hawaii, a retired truck driver at the former Hilo Coast Processing and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Honomu. He is survived by sons Steven and Ronald, five grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.
Benita Remiticado Ruidas
Dec. 24, 2013
Benita Remiticado Ruidas, 90, of Lanai City, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene Hospital Camp, Maui. She is survived by sons Bill, Ralph and Stan; daughters Bobbie Mizuno and Judy Shiroma; brothers Tony, Fred and Rehino Remiticado; sisters Flora Bibilone and Nita Vergara; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the old bowling alley on Lanai. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lanai City Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Howard Robert Spohn
Dec. 23, 2013
Howard Robert Spohn, 70, of Ravenna, Ohio, a Chrysler Corp. retiree and an Army veteran, died in Waianae. He was born in Ravenna. He is survived by wife Sue, son Paul R., daughter Melodie A., brothers Lawrence W. and Abraham L., and sister Glenda M. Schomer. Services: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 91-679 Fort Weaver Road, Ewa Beach. Inurnment to be held a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Robert Whitcomb Sumner-Mack
Dec. 11, 2013
Dr. Robert Whitcomb Sumner-Mack, 78, of Hilo, a retired public health physician and administrator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Richmond, Va. He is survived by wife Nan M., daughters Laura K. Mack and Danielle M. Francis, stepson Drew V. Sumner, sister Patricia Churchman and four grandchildren. No services.
Dec. 11, 2013
Mitsuo Tadaki, 89, of Honolulu, a retired insurance salesman and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by sons Ted and Milton, daughters Leona Tadaki-Kam and Haulani Tadaki, eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Dec. 14, 2013
Toshio Tadaki, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Defense supply clerk and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Craig and Owen; daughter Sheryl; sisters Doris Nagaoka, Kimie Kanekuni and Elaine Watanabe; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Buddhist services: 6 p.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Jackie Lee Yamamoto
Dec. 21, 2013
Jackie Lee Yamamoto, 59, of Hilo, a retired rental agent at National Car Rental Co. in Hilo, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Iran; daughter Seilee Yahiku; father Milton Morikami; stepmother LaVerne Morikami; brother Francis Morikami; sisters Candace Lee, Joyce Fleming, Lorna Wilson and Myra Lodge; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Casual attire.