For Thursday, May 15, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 15, 2014
Luz Egan Abanes
April 9, 2014
Luz Egan "Lucy" Abanes, 72, of Mililani, a teacher, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Makati, Philippines. She is survived by husband Patrocinio A. "Pat," son Alvin, daughter Angelica "Cindy," brothers Ricardo S. "Carding" and Romeo S. "Romy" Egan, sister Natividad E. "Naty" Ramboyong, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Leonida Forniloza Amore
May 7, 2014
Leonida Forniloza "Aida" Amore, 89, of Honolulu died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines. She is survived by son Quirino "June" Jr., daughters Elena A. Bland and Myrna A. Ordinado, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
April 24, 2014
Josephine "Aunty Jo" Barney, 87, of Kailua-Kona, a seamstress for Kumu Etua Lopes' halau and Kumu Wayne's halau, a homemaker, lau hala weaver, hula dancer and community volunteer, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Cirilo Jr. and Edward Rosario, and Michael Barney; daughters Lorraine Kono-Brophy, Mary Shannon, Shirley-Hauoli Yamaguchi and Annette Rodrigues; brother Joseph Palacat; sister Carmen Comer; 15 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. May 31 at Hulihe'e Palace. Services: 10 a.m. Fellowship and refreshments: 11:30 a.m.
Nancy Toyoko Baum
May 11, 2014
Nancy Toyoko Baum, 80, of Waipahu died in Kapolei. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Neal, Todd and Blair Akamine; daughter Cyanne Becker; brothers Clifford and Larry Ishii; sisters Charlotte Tamashiro, Margaret Tateyama and Irene Sabanal; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park.
Juanita Damma Biazo
April 19, 2014
Juanita Damma Biazo, 86, of Honolulu, a retired University of Arizona food service worker, died in Oceanside Hawaii Assisted Living. She was born in Subiaco, Ark. She is survived by sons Louis A. and John L.; daughter Sheila A. Chonis; brothers Harlis A., Franklin Junior and Billy John Kee; sisters Daphna M. Kee, Vada Loretta Fryer, Nita Marie Sinks, Donna Jean Smith and Phyllis Irene Hoormann; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.
April 28, 2014
Sixto "Cosme" Constantino, 86, of Honolulu, a former individual tax preparer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by wife Estrella; sons Larry, Robert, Froilan and Andrew; daughters Mercy Valdez and Emilie C. Asidera; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Romulo Celis Dascil
April 4, 2014
Romulo Celis "Rommie" Dascil, 73, of Wahiawa died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Pamplona, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Romulo C. Dascil Jr. and Ryan K. Angeles; daughters Valerie Dascil-Tago and Michele Charest; brothers Leopoldo and Ricardo; sisters Visitacion Clemente, Christine Harmon and Flora Madriaga; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Eulogy: 9 a.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Rosalinda May Dumlao
May 5, 2014
Rosalinda May Dumlao, 64, of Honolulu, a dental technician at Kings Dental, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons AJ, Elijah, Warren Jr. and Samson White, Justin Momosea and Joey Ulufale; daughters Kyllie Kalani, Sarah Auelua, Lichella Bona, Shawnisty Momosea, Sierra Tibyan, Valina Wilson and Vanessa White; brothers Mefflin, Cesario and Stanley; sister Debra Zardosht; caregiver Georgia White; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Florida Nabua Ganaden
April 11, 2014
Florida Nabua Ganaden, 90, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Eduardo and Cornelio Nabua, daughter Carmen Francisco, 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Carol D. Jacobs
May 8, 2014
Carol D. Jacobs, 86, of Honolulu, a retired curator, died at home. She was born in Highland Park, Mich. She is survived by son Steven B. Bogle; daughters Linda L. Bogle, Christie Brann and Dr. Joyce Hunt; brother Robert Smart; sister Marylynn Pausch; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Friday at Kailua Beach Park, near the boat ramp. Aloha attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.
William Kahalewai Ka'ai Sr.
April 18, 2014
William Kahalewai "Willie" Ka'ai Sr., 85, of Aiea, a heavy-equipment operator, died in Lahaina. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by wife Louise, sons William K. Jr. and Howard I., daughter Rochelle De Costa, sisters Lucille Naehu and Blanche Kaeka, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
April 12, 2014
Hiroshi Komori, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired supervisory general engineer for the Navy Submarine Base at Pearl Harbor and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughters Faye Kobashigawa and Susan Crowell; brother Sam; sisters Mildred Akimoto, Edna Konda and Ethel Nakagawa; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire.
Kwan Wai Lee
May 8, 2014
Kwan Wai Lee, 81, of Honolulu, a poultry farm owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Guangdong, China. He is survived by wife Hang Yiu Yuen, sons Shang Tong and Shang Him, and brothers Kwan Yum, Kwan Kin, Kwan Yai and Kwan Chick. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Lin Yee Chung Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Patsy Masayo Nakamura
April 18, 2014
Patsy Masayo Nakamura, 77, of Waipahu, a retired Arakawa's salesclerk, died in Waipahu. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband Harry T.; daughters Cathy Oguma, Cindy Yamamoto and Carrie Nakamura; brother Kenneth Kusaka; sisters Ethel Miyaguchi and Betty Matsumoto; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Bernice Tomomi Nakatani
April 6, 2014
Bernice Tomomi Nakatani, 92, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James J., Don S., Guy Y. and Dale T.; daughter Joan Sasaki; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Pedro Eleazar Racelis Jr.
Feb. 17, 2014
Pedro Eleazar Racelis Jr., 94, of Kailua-Kona, a field foreman for Onomea Sugar Co.; recreation specialist for Matson Navigation Co. Hawaiian Hotel Division, Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility and Hale Ho'omalu juvenile detention home; and a veteran of the Philippine army and a U.S. Army captain, died at home. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Rositania S., sons Pedro E. III and Mario V., brother Judah Ben Hur, sister Aloha Racelis-Carvalho, and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kalihi Union Church. Interment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.
May 2, 2014
Hilda Shamory, 55, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Marshall Islands. She is survived by son Mac Lain; daughters Malije Toj Moody, Rosine Lain George and Rose, Elizabeth and Tota Lain; and 22 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at King's Cathedral and Chapel. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.
Fayth Lois Hokulani Kamai Souza
May 10, 2014
Fayth Lois Hokulani Kamai "Aunty Mama" Souza, 68, of Ewa Beach, a dry cleaner at Al Phillips and former employee at Hilton Hawaiian Village's Valet Shop, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Anthony, son Daniel, daughter Emily, brother Andrew Kamai, sister Sarah-Ann Kamai-Paler, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m. Beach attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
March 26, 2014
Sharon Spilman, 62, of Hilo, a retired website designer, died in Pohai Malama Care Center. She was born in Texas. She is survived by son Justin, mother Grace, brother Michael and a grandchild. Inurnment at noon Monday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Donations suggested to Pohai Malama Care Center.
Gordon Kaliko'okeahi Wright
May 1, 2014
Gordon Kaliko'okeahi Wright, 73, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired broiler operator at Hawai'i Electric Light Co., employee at the former Puna Sugar Co. and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Thi Kim; sons Gordon H. and Jere V.; daughter Jacquilynn; brothers Francis, Samuel and Lawrence; sister Gwendolyn; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. May 22 at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Aloha attire.