For Sunday, June 15, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 15, 2014
Wayne Leroy Carroll Sr.
May 26, 2014
Wayne Leroy Carroll Sr., 65, of Napilihau, Lahaina, a retired Maui Pineapple Co. irrigation supervisor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Wayne Jr. and Travis; daughter Tricia-Ann; brothers Robert Jr., Abraham and Warren; sisters Gail Foster, Carrie Carroll, Jerrybeth De Mello, Lillian Alameida, Faith Ancog, Rebecca Carroll and Vivian Melekiola; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 27 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Ernest Keaupuni Espinosa
June 3, 2014
Ernest Keaupuni Espinosa, 24, of Pearl City, a Pearl City Nursing Home employee, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Jesus and Eunice; brothers Elijah and Alexander; sisters Elyse, Cristina and Maricela; and grandmothers Frances Palmyra and Elena Sanchez. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Sean Kaleo Ganotise
May 21, 2014
Sean Kaleo Ganotise, 40, of Honolulu, a security officer at G4S Security, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Raymond, mother Jennifer Kinney, stepfather Neil Kinney and stepmother Gail. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.
Nalu Vincent Raphael Garcia
June 2, 2014
Nalu Vincent Raphael Garcia, 20, of Makakilo, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Jason R. Garcia and Crystal M. Broome; brothers Kaimi Garcia and Collin Broome; sister Kayla Broome; and grandparents Vincent S. Garcia, Irene R. McKeague and Donna Broome. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Maili Beach Park, Tumble Land area, across from Kaukamana Road. Bring surfboard to escort for the scattering. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Marian Y.L. Ho
May 31, 2014
Marian Y.L. Ho, 76, of Honolulu, an educator and a librarian, died in St. Francis Hospice's Sister Maureen Keleher Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Ernest and Melvin. Services: 11 a.m. June 27 at Church of the Epiphany, 1041 10th Ave. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested in her name to St. Francis Hospice.
Toni Toshiko Frances Iwamoto
June 5, 2014
Toni Toshiko Frances Iwamoto, 92, of Waihee, Maui, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by sons Roy and Adrian, brother Henry Tamura, sisters Mieko Kushiyama and Ayako Saito, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann's Church, 40 Kuhinia St., Wailuku. Eulogy: 9:30 a.m. Mass to follow. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Sachie Yamauchi Jones
June 5, 2014
Sachie Yamauchi Jones, 90, of Kailua, a retired State Farm Insurance secretary and former employee of Aiea Naval Hospital, Blue Cross and Orange County Library, died. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Charles R.; sons Dr. Lloyd and Harold "Hal"; sisters Yachie Motobu and Chizuku Nakamura; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and caregiver Dianna Kardos. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services: 9:45 a.m. Private entombment. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Global Hope Network International, c/o 737 Ululani St., Kailua, HI 96734.
Elizabeth Iwalani Kauai
May 17, 2014
Elizabeth Iwalani "Eva" Kauai, 78, of Wailuku, a former Worldmark Condo and Resorts laundry department employee, died at home. She was born in Kaupo, Maui. She is survived by sons Leslie Sr. and Casey Kauai Sr., and Ryan Kepani; numerous hanai daughters; brother Francis Poouahi Sr.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
May 29, 2014
Takayuki "Froggy" Kawabata, 92, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill grader operator, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Puukolii Plantation Camp, Maui. He is survived by wife Shizuka; sons Brian and Miles; daughters Arleen Mizuno and Merle Kawabata; brother Tsuneo; sisters Doris Tosaka, Elaine Hamasaki, Joyce Okimoto, Edna Ng and Janet Kawabata; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Kenneth Kazuyuki Kimura
June 2, 2014
Kenneth Kazuyuki Kimura, 85, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Memorial Hospital chief accountant and an Army veteran who served in Korea, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Bernice, sons Gerald and Clay and brother Toshio. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary. com.
Joseph G. Moes
May 30, 2014
Joseph G. Moes, 71, of Kihei, Maui, a master goldsmith, died at home. He was born in Maastricht, Netherlands. He is survived by sons Alexandre and Joseph, daughter Juliette, hanai brothers Shawn Ardoin, Pete Chesson, David Debutiaco, Marc Dehandschutter, Kim Greenwell, Richard Goldie, Kahua and William Julian, Matthew Kosek, Michael Maresca, Raymond Rivera, David Sacco, Mark St. John, Brian Thomsen, and Ben Van Beek; and hanai sisters Bebe Anderson-Aanas, Deborah Goldsmith, Ellie Julian, Liza Rivera and Jennifer Tempchin. Celebration of life held. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
Philip G. Nelson
May 3, 2014
Philip G. Nelson, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Straub Clinic and Hospital associate administrator and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Boston. He is survived by brother John T. and sisters Mary V. Fitzgerald, Margaret A. Habermas and Regina C. Campbell. Memorial Mass: 9 a.m. Thursday at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
John Michael Ohelo
June 5, 2014
John Michael Ohelo, 53, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Aesha, Lehiwa, Kawahine and Lehua; mother Barbara E.; and a grandchild. Private services.
Hazel Makahilahila Oliveira
May 22, 2014
Hazel Makahilahila Oliveira, 65, of Kahului and Hana, Maui, died in Washington. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by life companion and caregiver Reinhardt "Papa" Crowell; daughters Lisa Oliveira-Tua, Momi Oliveira-Tomaszek, Julie Oliveira-Payton, Judy Oliveira-Souza and Laurielyn Oliveira-Loa; brother Robert "Kanani" Makahilahila; 13 grandchildren; and three hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Christ the King Church, Kahului. Eulogy: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Celebration of life: 2:30 p.m. at Maui Beach Hotel, Elleair Ballroom. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
Gabriel Alexander Paz-Gazmen
May 27, 2014
Gabriel Alexander Paz-Gazmen, 10, of Lahaina, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. He was born on Maui. He is survived by parents Vincent C. Gazmen Sr. and Mary Ann L. Paz, sister Ayva Gazmen, half brother Vincent C. Gazmen Jr. and grandmothers Leonida Gazmen and Emilia L. Paz. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 7 p.m. Friday. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
William R. Ramos
June 10, 2014
William R. Ramos, 63, of Lahaina, a Pioneer Mill crew chief, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marlie C., sons Jeffrey and Jay, brothers Pedro and Rudy, sisters Herminia Macugay and Patrocinio Corpuz, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Entombment: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Frank Ronald Rapoza
June 9, 2014
Frank Ronald "Ron" Rapoza, 71, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired county Department of Water Supply pump technician, president of the Mountain View Mini Mart and Gas 'N Go, and former vice president of the United Public Workers Big Island division, died in Hospice of Hilo's Pohai Malama facility. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Myrtle; sons Dr. Guy, Russell and Kelly; sisters Barbara Koi and Joyce DeReis; and 11 grandchildren.
Elroy Clyde Rawlins
May 8, 2014
Elroy Clyde Rawlins, 76, of Ewa Beach, a handyman, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Angelina, brothers Joseph and James, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Eduardo Melecio Rulloda
May 10, 2014
Eduardo Melecio Rulloda, 69, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Edna M. Claypool, Rebecca M.R. Harding and Catherine M.R. Coppock and six grandchildren. Services: 8:15 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 830 Main St., Honolulu. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Lorraine Keonaonapua Santana
June 6, 2014
Lorraine Keonaonapua Santana, 75, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Lu bartender and a hostess at Five Palms restaurant and Ale House sports bar, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Olowalu. She is survived by sons Raymond, Robert and Francis Rivera; daughters Jo Ann Serrano and Nisha Santana; sister Abigail O'Keefe; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
June 9, 2014
Michael Sims, 60, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by wife Ellen; sons Dallon, Isriel and Travis; daughter Tatiana; mother Sally Mae; brothers Steven and Kevin; and sisters Gloria, Jessica, Karen and Kimberly. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster Point at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
Jesse Ben Via
June 4, 2014
Jesse Ben Via, 74, of Kailua, a heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by daughter Marie Via-Inouye, brother Bobby and one grandchild. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
April 12, 2014
Joanie Wong-Fortney, 58, of Makawao, Maui, a King Kekaulike High School teacher, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Dorothy Wong, brother John Wong, and sister Jeanie Campbell. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.