For Saturday, February 8, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Feb 8, 2014
Arthur Akau Sr.
Jan. 4, 2014
Arthur "Ace" Akau Sr., 62, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a Parker Ranch trucking foreman and Oye Construction groundskeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Arthur Jr., Jason and Theodore Akau, Cody Oshiro and Brian Carvalho; daughter Krista; brothers Arnold Sr. and Arden; sister Theodora Gaspar; 23 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Imiola Congregational Church, Kamuela. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Feb. 15 at Mahukona. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Paulina Barcena Amorin
Jan. 19, 2014
Paulina Barcena Amorin, 100, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in San Quintin, Abra, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jaime B., Romeo B., Ernesto B., Albert and Henry B.; daughter Pauline Ingano; 18 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 11:30 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Charles Minoru Ando
Jan. 5, 2014
Charles Minoru Ando, 84, of Waipahu, a retired heavy equipment mechanic at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Honolulu. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sumiko; son Roy; daughter Rita; brothers James, Kenneth and George; sisters Florence Umstead, Jane Namimoto and Aiko Tanaka; and a grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.
Thomas H. Barlan
Jan. 23, 2014
Thomas H. Barlan, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Moana Surfrider room service waiter, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Loretta P. "Pacing"; son Rudolfo "Rudy"; daughter Virgina Puma; stepsons Boni, Jacob and Tyrone B. Celoza; stepdaughters Nora Yarnell, Pat Higa and Isabel Asuncion; hanai son Ernest Ahue; sister Julita "Julie"; 13 grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 22 step-great-grandchildren; and four step- great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Barbara Ann Keala Clifton
Jan. 7, 2014
Barbara Ann Keala Clifton, 74, of Vallejo, Calif., a Hawaiian cultural program kupuna and a Farm Air Service Inc. secretary in California, died in Vallejo. She was born in Ulupalakua, Maui. She is survived by son Millard Sonny C.K. Jr.; daughters Sherry and Tanya; hanai daughter Ellen Kamai; brothers John Keali'i, and James K. and Simeon K. Pihana; sisters Nancy K. English, Winona T. Chaney, Sally M. Gow, Iona K. Kalahiki, Frances L. Hoapili and Ida M.K. Pihana; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Yuriko Lily Correira
Jan. 14, 2014
Yuriko Lily Correira, 86, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Hawaiian Holiday Macadamia Nut factory controller, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband William, daughters Wilma Asato and Marlyce Correira, brothers Tadao and Masa Tasaka, sisters Nancy Kaaekuahiwi and Akiko Dumadag, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 15 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa. Services: 10 a.m.
Florine Ray Culbreth
June 4, 2013
Howard Cranford Culbreth
April 23, 2013
Florine Ray Culbreth, 93, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, a retired public elementary school teacher in Hawaii, and her husband, Howard Cranford Culbreth, 92, also of Idaho Falls, a retiree of the Navy and Dillingham Corp. safety division, died at home. She was born in Burlington, N.C. He was born in Aberdeen, N.C. They are survived by son Steven, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brother Clarence M. Ray Jr. and sister Margaret Ray. He is also survived by sister Helen C. Dietze. Interment: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.
Betty Ancheta Fahselt
Feb. 2, 2014
Betty Ancheta Fahselt, 51, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Wilcox Memorial Hospital dietitian, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by companion Nelson Nitta Sr., son Nelson Nitta Jr., daughters Amanda and Salena, parents Juan "Jackie" and Rehina Ancheta, brothers Clayton and Gabriel Ancheta, sister Teresa Ancheta-Worrell and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Feb. 17 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m.
Jan. 20, 2014
Erva Farnsworth, 97, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired elementary school teacher, died. She was born in California. She is survived by daughter Bridget Milligan, nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
James Francis Flynn
Jan. 4, 2014
James Francis "Jimmy" Flynn, 73, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., president of Flynn Paving Co. and a Navy veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Nancy; sons Thomas, Michael, Timothy and Matthew; and 12 grandchildren. Private services.
Feb. 4, 2014
Edith Hiltbrand, 96, of Kailua, a teacher and farmer, died in Kailua. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons David, Ross and Paul; daughter Louisa C. Fuller; hanai daughter Carmen Ching; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services in New York. Donations suggested to the Hawaiian Humane Society.
Grace Nagano Houchin
Jan. 29, 2014
Grace Nagano Houchin, 89, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker, Kona Village Resort employee and part owner of Evergreen Motorcars, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles Corrales and Zachary Houchin; daughters Caren Hisaoka, Cora Bailey, Sueann Carter, Lori Palmer and Casie Yannarell; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ronald Benedict Iida
Feb. 5, 2014
Ronald Benedict Iida, 77, of Lihue, a State Farm Insurance agent, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Jean H.; son Jeffrey; daughters Darrellyn Lemke, Rona Beal and Ardna Seiffert; brother Sherwood; sister Jocelyn Iida-Yamamoto; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 1 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.
Wilhelmina Sophia Kanae
Jan. 23, 2014
Wilhelmina Sophia Kanae, 80, of Waimanalo, a retired entertainer, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest and Steven; daughters Wilhelmina M. Kanae and Frances Becker; brother William Gomes; sisters Gertrude Mahoney, Ruth Yap, Ernestine Kama, Juanita Shoehigh and Claire Ann Cabrido; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Jan. 30, 2014
Vivian "Lucky" Kaupu, 68, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived sons Bernard and Silva Jr.; daughter Sylvia Tayamen; hanai sons Mike Rivera, Nick, Keola and Gary Kaawa, and Gordon Kala; hanai daughter Jennifer Gouveia; brothers Henry Sr. and Nolan Grace; sisters Kamila Nolan, Juanita Pedro, Linda Saiki and Sandy Kawagor; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kau Ward, Naalehu. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Lyn J. Kux
Feb. 5, 2014
Lyn J. Kux, 74, of Kailua, a private practice licensed clinical social worker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She is survived by husband Steve, sons Jeff and Rick Cowan, daughters Tiare Pinto and Lisa Routsong, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Honolulu Museum of Art, Wounded Warrior Project or Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Richard Stanley Masters
Jan. 11, 2014
Richard Stanley Masters, 79, of Honolulu, a hairstylist, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Lobaczowka, Poland. He is survived by sisters Jadwiga Wojcik and Danuta Zachariasiewicz. Services in Canada.
Veneranda Mauricio Mendoza
Jan. 15, 2014
Veneranda Mauricio Mendoza, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Marcelino, Zambales, Philippines. She is survived by husband Nicolas L., sons Michael M. and Maynard M., daughters Melani M. Widawsky and Maureen M. Robinson, brother Edmund C. Mauricio, sisters Norma M. Legaspi and Nenita M. Mondonedo, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church, Mililani. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.
Feb. 3, 2014
Cathy Moniz, 51, of Kaneohe, a Castle Medical Center PBX operator, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alan; son Joshua; daughter Ashley; hanai son Keone Hoopili Moniz; parents Lyla and William Cahill; brothers Raymond DeCosta and William "Bill" Cahill; sisters Heidi Ervin, and Theresa and Ann Marie Cahill; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Margaret Haruka Nekota
Jan. 28, 2014
Margaret Haruka Nekota, also known as Hanayagi Miharu, 94, of Honolulu, a professional classical Japanese dance instructor, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Joanne K. Ching, stepdaughter Maybelle A. Moore, brother Kazutaka Ishii, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Phillip Delos Santos Perreira Jr.
Feb. 6, 2014
Phillip Delos Santos Perreira Jr., 77, of Honolulu, a Federal Aviation Administration flight service retiree and an Air Force veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth K.M., sons William D. and Kevin D. Kaneko, daughter Cheryl L. Scellato, brothers Winston and Leo Perreira, and sister Yolanda Keliikuli. Private services.
Mistie Dawn Pontin
Jan. 19, 2014
Mistie Dawn Pontin, 37, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Dover, Ohio. She is survived by husband Richard; sons Keone and Elijah; daughters Shari-Ann, Shanel and Melissa; parents Joseph and Desiree Leggett; grandmothers Frances Viloria and Doris Leggett; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Luis Serano Quel
Feb. 3, 2014
Luis Serano Quel, 93, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired salesman for Harry's Appliances and Sears Roebuck & Co., and a Kauai Surf chef, died at home. He was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by son Pacifico "Pat," daughters Elsie Ollado and Norma Vida, sister Adelina Q. Villamar, 11 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Feb. 15 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Feb. 4, 2014
Elizabeth Ramsey, 86, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired American Airlines sky chef, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kauna Kihikihi, daughters Greglinn Ramseyer and Ivanelle "Bea" Hatton, brother William Arthur, sister Phyliss Arthur, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Clednice Maria Severson
Jan. 31, 2014
Clednice Maria "Jenice" Severson, 60, of Kailua, a Saint Francis School teacher, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Brazil. She is survived by companion Chuck Hall, son Carlos, daughter Tatiana Neves, father Edson Azevedo, brothers Cledson and Quinho Azevedo, sister Cledejane Azevedo and six grandchildren. Private services.
John Winslow Wilkinson
Jan. 25, 2014
John Winslow Wilkinson, 61, of Ocean View, Hawaii, part owner of J&L Delivery Service in Kennett Square, Pa., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Linda Jones Schade, stepsons Timothy Jones and Jonathan Schade, stepdaughter Tamara Jones, brother Charles F. Jr., sister Patricia Dow and five step-grandchildren. Private services.
Jan. 29, 2014
Mitsue Yamamoto, 92, of Hilo, formerly of Lahaina, a Sheraton Maui housekeeper, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Lester and Ron; daughter Sue; brothers Shigeo and Stanley Iwamoto; sisters Yumiko Nishimoto, Toyoko Nishiki, Jean Sakai and Irene Ushiro; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.