For Tuesday, May 6, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 6, 2014
Francisca P. Adaro
April 3, 2014
Francisca P. Adaro, 82, of Wahiawa, a retired state Department of Education baker at Kaala Elementary School, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Ronald, daughter Staphane Paz, brothers Alfonso and Myron Pasco, sister Annie Flores, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Daniel Tatsuo Asato
April 10, 2014
Daniel Tatsuo Asato, 80, of Aiea, a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ella S., sons Roy and Terrence T., daughters Linda Patton and Suzanne "Suzie" Asato-Cole, 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
April 7, 2014
Eufrosina "Inang" Cabatic, 89, of Ewa Beach, a University of Hawaii janitor, died in Aiea. She was born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Richard, Roberto, Robert and Vicente Jr.; daughters Adelaida Cabico, Linda Jose, Violeta Aquino, Lily Dela Cruz and Zenaida Pasion; 32 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Program: 6:30 p.m. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
April 27, 2014
Kathleen Cooper, 92, of Kaneohe died in Kaneohe. She was born in New York City. She is survived by sons Robert and William; daughters Gail Stone Santantonio, Sally Hall, Susan Cooper, Ann Frazee, Jean Nixon, Jane McCarthy, Peggy Crowell and Terry Ronco; 26 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities Hawaii or St. Francis Hospice. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Veora Blanche Fumiko Courser
April 26, 2014
Veora Blanche Fumiko Courser, 79, of Honolulu, a Bishop Insurance Co. secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Rex and stepmother Edna Kawakami. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Santiago Keliponi Dalere
April 19, 2014
Santiago Keliponi "Sonny" Dalere, 65, of Waianae, a chicken farmer, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Shaun, Matthew K. and Brandon K.; daughter Natalie K.; brothers Alfredo, Frank, Siosi and John; sisters Estrella Cabansag and Anna Inano; and five grandchildren. Private services.
Barbara Alice Davis
May 2, 2014
Barbara Alice Davis, 82, of Waipahu died at home. She was born in Washington. She is survived by sons Robert and Charles, daughter Cathy Taniguchi, sister Vietrice Sealy, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
Frederick Palani Ellis Sr.
April 20, 2014
Frederick Palani Ellis Sr., 65, of Waianae, a Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anita L.; sons Frederick Ellis Jr. and John E., Joey E., Jarrett E. and Jason Strom, and Adrian K.P., Allendale A. and Kalai F. Tavares; daughters Tiana Ellis Buckely and Piilani Reyes; stepfather Flaviano Teddy Cabrido; brothers Louis S., Warren K. and Herman Ellis, and Rocky and Frederick Otsuka; sisters Barbara K. Kalama, Evangeline Ellis and Corinne Ahua; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.
April 28, 2014
Sister Laurenza Fernandez, 90, of Honolulu, an educator, died in St. Francis Convent. She was born in Puukoli, Maui. She is survived by sisters Rosaline Deponte, Pacita Menegdeg, Leonora Lizama, Betty Blidy and Cresencia Poepoe. Visitation and services: 5 p.m. Monday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Manoa. Additional services: 8 a.m. May 13 at St. Francis Convent. Burial: 9 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Donations suggested to the retirement fund of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Ethel Osame Fujimoto
April 22, 2014
Ethel Osame Fujimoto, 98, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Mana, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Karen Kerrigan and Vivian Horita, eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Tokie G. Fujimoto
April 4, 2014
Tokie G. Fujimoto, 91, of Hilo, a retired Sears Roebuck & Co. audit clerk and former secretary for Church of the Holy Cross, Hilo, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Donna Ai and Carlyn Fujimoto, brother Robert Gyotoku, sister Thelma Shimomura and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Charlene Foo Ko Goo
April 18, 2014
Charlene Foo Ko Goo, 78, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald T.Y.; sons Alvin, Brad and Eric; daughter Corrine Kato; brothers Norman and Gerald Ho; sisters Bonnie Hu and Lucia Keaulana; and eight grandchildren. Committal services: 2 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
William Henry Grondahl Jr.
April 22, 2014
William Henry "Billy G" Grondahl Jr., 73, of Ewa Beach, a wastewater management supervisor and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Duluth, Minn. He is survived by son William J., stepsons Norman J. and Thomas Norwood, stepdaughter Karen Norwood, brother John, sister Christine Chevalier and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Mark Lee Hanson
May 2, 2014
Mark Lee Hanson, 63, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Maui, a sport fishing captain and a crane operator, died. He was born in Newport Beach, Calif. He is survived by daughter Alana, son Kelly Prouty and three grandchildren. Private services.
April 18, 2014
Tamio Kunihiro, 80, of Hilo, a retiree of the Queen's Medical Center and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by hanai sons Jesse, Anthony, Eugene, Roderick and Sesario Parinas; hanai daughters Ciarra-Lynn and Aline Parinas; brother Jerry; and sisters Gladys Tone and Sachiko Gun Salus. Private services.
Judy Mokihana Lamoka
April 14, 2014
Judy Mokihana Lamoka, 71, of Ewa Beach, a resident manager, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George Sr., son George K.K. Jr., daughter Rhonda Osurman, hanai son Cyril Pahinui, brother Ernest Apao Jr., sister Ladrina Mobley and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 15 at Waimanalo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.
Eva Cardoza Medeiros
April 13, 2014
Eva Carodoza Medeiros, 97, of Wailuku, a state Department of Health stenographer, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by brother Edmund "Sonny" Cardoza, sister Constance Orsono, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Wailuku. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: balardfamilymortuaries.com.
Asako K. Miyata
April 15, 2014
Asako K. Miyata, 94, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by daughters Elaine S. Kutaka and Carol Y. Enomoto, brother Kenneth Kamada, sister Kimie Sugai, nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.
Yukiko Ogawa Naramoto
May 3, 2014
Yukiko Ogawa Naramoto, 101, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House retail sales employee, died in Kaamilo Hale. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by daughter Elaine Tanabe, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
May 2, 2014
Peggy Newton, 89, of Honolulu, an administrative assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Reading, England. She is survived by husband George E., stepsons George R. and David R., and stepdaughters Lana May and Sue Harris. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
April 9, 2014
Ronald "Itsu" Nobuji, 70, of Honolulu, a retired plumber, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen K., sons Guy and Owen, and sisters Karen Nakamura and Wilma and Lana Nobuji. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 14 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.
April 17, 2014
Misao Noguchi, 93, of Hilo, a licensed practical nurse at Hilo Medical Center, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Kathleen Inouye and Charlene Okawa, sisters Sumiko Kodama and Shizuko Kira, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Josephine F. Sedeno
April 24, 2014
Josephine F. "Jojo" Sedeno, 88, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John R. and Andrew T. Morales; daughters Lauralye A. Torres, Margot S. Baggie and Geraldine G. Muhlenbruch; sister Mary Blasque; 28 grandchildren; 69 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mill Town Fellowship, 94-1071 Kahuamoku St., Waipahu. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Johnny Joe Siarot
April 27, 2014
Johnny Joe Siarot, 62, of Waianae, an auto mechanic and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Avon, France. He is survived by sister Marie. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. May 13 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: cremationhi.com.
Manuel Atmosfera Tactay
April 9, 2014
Manuel Atmosfera "Marcos" Tactay, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Kalakaua Middle School security guard, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Magdalena V.; sons Jimfer, Noel and Troy; daughters Hilda Garcia and Elma Tactay; stepson Ken Velasquez; stepdaughters Michelle Marcus and Lorraine Velasquez; brothers Wency, Jaime Jr., Rany and Giles; sisters Grace Soriano, Marivin Tano and Maria M. Canadido; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
April 23, 2014
Kazuo Tomita, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Transport Co. diesel mechanic, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by daughters Deborah A. Tomita and Florine E.T. Nakasone; brothers Itsuo, Knomu and Hiroyuki; sister Hisako Fukumoto; and three grandchildren. Private services.
April 13, 2014
Kenneth Tsumoto, 79, of Wahiawa, a Marian's Catering retiree and a Coast Gard veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Nobuko; sons Paul and Steven Wescott; daughters Eva Muramoto, Anne Venzon, Margaret Kaya and Christine N. Tsumoto; brothers Robert and Walter; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.
Irene Shigeko Yagi
May 2, 2014
Irene Shigeko Yagi, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Okuhara Foods office clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Darryl S., Wade A. and Warren S.; daughter Alison A. Higa; sisters Alice Hatakeyama, Sharon Gushiken and Shirley Yonemura; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.