Quantcast
  

Thursday, April 24, 2014         

 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Obituaries

For Tuesday, March 26, 2013


POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 05:27 p.m. HST, Apr 03, 2013



Lawrence Kupanihi Aki Jr.
Feb. 19, 2013
Lawrence Kupanihi Aki Jr., 79, of Henderson, Nev., an aerospace engineer and Air Force veteran, died in Henderson. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai daughter Monica Hupp; brother Francis K. Sr.; sisters Inez Aki, Emmaline Kaailau, Juliet Tankersley, Violet Lung and Mary Huihui; and two hanai grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools campus. Services: 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

Jovito Riberal Alcantra
Feb. 25, 2013
Jovito Riberal Alcantra, also known as "Joe" and "Kuming," 80, of Honolulu, owner of JRA Construction, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Aida N.; sons Vincent and Chito; daughters Joy Sahagun, Alma Caberto and Aida Paulin; former wife Bessie Alcantra; brother Lito; sisters Nora Alcantra, Andrea Benitez and Francisca Tapat; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Serviliano Bantilan
March 9, 2013
Serviliano Bantilan, 83, of Riverbank, Calif., a retired Moffett Field electronics technician, died in California. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Marceline; sons Bradford and Brian; daughter Leayne Bantilan-Trubell; brothers Martin, Alex and Willie; sisters Mary Camacho, Fely Atay and Loretta Ridella; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

Rogelio Barayuga
Feb. 17, 2013
Rogelio "Rogel" Barayuga, 89, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar Co. sakada, died in Wahiawa. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Florentina T. "Floring"; daughters Andrea Barayuga, Ruthy Cuaresma, Debra Agoo, Cristina Llewellyn and Teresa Shepherd; brothers Mariano and Atanacio; sisters Marcelina and Daria Barayuga, Cesaria Antonio, Biba Bumatay and Felicidad Fabro; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

James Keheakamana‘ookaleookalani Beckley
March 9, 2013
James Keheakamana‘ookaleookalani Beckley, 74, of Hilo, an American Hawaii Cruises teacher and storyteller, and an Abigail Kekaulike Kawananakoa Foundation resource for hula, Hawaiian language and kupuna programs, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was also an Army National Guard veteran. He was born in Maunaala, the Royal Mausoleum, Nuuanu. He is survived by wife Theresa K., five stepchildren, sister Frances Ohelo and 24 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Services: 11:30 a.m. Additional visitations: 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. April 2 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. April 2. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.

June Asako Caravalho
March 6, 2013
June Asako Caravalho, 79, of Pearl City, a teacher assistant at Our Lady of Good Counsel School, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Palmer Bramschreiber, Pearl Mariani and Joyce Won; sister Helen Takaesu; and seven grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Debra Jean Ching
Feb. 20, 2013
Debra Jean "Debbie" Ching, 60, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Kai Early Learning Center preschool teacher, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Ryan, Clifford and Brandon; mother Dorothea Nathaniel; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Wilfred Sin Fu Chu
March 8, 2013
Wilfred Sin Fu Chu, 78, of Kailua, a retired First Hawaiian Bank vice president, died in Kailua. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Janice L., son Carter J., daughters Colleen J. Vincent and Carla J. Chu, sister Patricia Ho, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences borthwickoahu.com.

Jeremiah S. Espina
March 13, 2013
Jeremiah S. Espina, 77, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Talcom employee and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian "Lee," son Jeremy Kalani, daughter Aleta Bain and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Rockefeller Agawin Ferido Sr.
Feb. 20, 2013
Rockefeller Agawin Ferido Sr., 86, of Haleiwa died in Haleiwa. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Rockefeller Jr., Scott and Danny; daughters Mercy Antolin, Evangelyn Degunya and Joyceline Onza; brothers Prucencio, Rufino and Quintin Jr.; sister Virginia Laguitan; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Dionicio G. Galon Jr.
Feb. 22, 2013
Dionicio G. "Don" Galon Jr., 69, of Honolulu, an Army retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Stella; sons Troy, Michael and Mark; daughters Charity and Loyal; brothers Ronald and Douglas; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

Charles Lee Giddens
Feb. 14, 2013
Charles Lee Giddens, 66, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter and an Air Force veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died on Kauai. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beverly K. "Bev" Sakai-Giddens; sons Howard J. "Ikaika" Giddens and Imiloa J. Sakai-Giddens; daughters Kananiokaaina C. "Kanani" Giddens Hulama and Puanani P. Giddens Cortez; mother Cecilia K. Lindo; brothers Marshall E. "Hutso" and William H. Giddens, and Paul K. Lindo; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, maka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Yoshio Hayashi
March 5, 2013
Yoshio Hayashi, 80, of Honolulu, a retired graphic designer and artist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Leslie; brothers Susumu, Kenneth, Stanley and Larry; and sisters Sue Ellen, Kathleen and Ruth. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Makiki Community of Christ, 1666 Mott-Smith Drive. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Friends of the Library of Hawaii. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

Thomas Kaoru Kono
Feb. 10, 2013
Thomas Kaoru Kono, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery lab technician and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by brothers Kazuo and Stanley S. Private services.

Theodore Kazuo Kubota
Jan. 5, 2013
Thoedore Kazuo "Ted" Kubota, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Times Super Market administrator and purchaser and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Myrna F., sons Kerric and Cory, sisters Doreen Yuen and Eloise Kubota, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Satoyo Takenaka Kurihara
March 16, 2013
Satoyo Takenaka Kurihara, 89, of Lihue, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband James, sons Isaac and Daniel Iida, daughter Sharon Richards, sister Tokiko Tada, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

James N. Kuritani
March 13, 2013
James N. Kuritani, 86, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired farmer, died in Pohai Malama. He was born in Keaau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mieko, daughter Kathleen Sakamoto, sister Ruth Ota, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Time Lea'e
Feb. 24, 2013
Time Lea'e, 52, of Wahiawa, a retired Oahu Community Correctional Center chief, died in Honolulu. He was born in Aunuu, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Memmo; sons Timothy and Petelo; daughter Princess; mother Fia Tautolo, brother Maava; and sisters Meleane Salanoa, Lofi Esera, Taeao Laapui, Penina Lea'e, Lotoalofa Tautolo and Fenuinuivao Taumua. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Nancy T. Magoon
Feb. 26, 2013
Nancy T. Magoon, 96, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Canada. She is survived by son Keoki II, daughters Denise Parker and Caprice E. Magoon, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortary. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer's Foundation. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Robert T. Murakami
Feb. 17, 2013
Robert T. "Bob" Murakami, 87, of Honolulu, retired jeweler and owner of Federal Jewelry Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yaeko; son Craig; brothers Tsukasa, Kiyoshi and Yoshiki; sisters Hatsuko Yamamura, Michiko Higa and Yoshiko Murakami; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Marion K. Oshiro
March 1, 2013
Marion K. Oshiro, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Medical Service Association medical claims clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Hideo, sons Brian and Wayne, daughters Gail Yama and Corinne Uyeno, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Stanley Fred Pekar
March 18, 2013
Stanley Fred Pekar, 60, of Honolulu, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Santa Monica, Calif. He is survived by brother Paul and sister Melissa Francis. Private services. No flowers.

Yolanda Ranche Ragasa
March 11, 2013
Yolanda Ranche Ragasa, 53, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Hale Kupuna Heritage Home nurse, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. She is survived by husband Felymar P.; brothers Glenn, Wayne and Erwin Ranche; and sisters Jocelyn Ranche, Maribel R. Perez and Lailanie R. Marquez. Visitation: 6 p.m. April 5 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial in the Philippines.

Pearl Mabel Keaona L. Rapozo-Santos
March 21, 2013
Pearl Mabel Keaona L. Rapoza-Santos, 91, of Anahola, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by daughters Marleen Lawhorn and Daisy Fujimoto, sister Gladys Christian, seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Koolauhui‘ia Protestant Church, Anahola. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment to follow at the church cemetery.

Mere Aiulu Schnabel
March 15, 2013
Mere Aiulu Schnabel, 67, of Waianae, a bilingual teacher for the state Department of Education, died in Honolulu. She was born in Leone, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Dennis G.; sons Less A. and Webster K.; daughters Carol L. Mejia and Peneueta Ofagalilo; brothers Nu'umotu, Faifua and Malati Ofagalilo, and Malae'tia Aeto; and sisters Peneueta Paulo, Paleso'o Pio, Taualoa Toomey and Fa'aiuga Vaivao. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Waianae Baptist Church.

Margie Anne Souza
March 7, 2013
Margie Anne Souza, 78, of Grass Valley, Calif., a homemaker, died in Grass Valley. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Herbert Jr., daughters Star Souza and Roxanne Abdul, brothers Richard Himan and Steven Paris, sister Shirley Baker, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, Nuuanu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Mariannina Valenti
March 19, 2013
Mariannina "Ann" Valenti, 86, of Princeville, Kauai, a retired Mitsubishi credit manager, died in Hoffman Estates, Ill. She was born in Omaha, Neb. She is survived by daughters Teresa, Toni, Catherine, Connie and Angela; sister Josephine Bush; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private burial.

Adele Catherine Wexler
March 8, 2013
Adele Catherine Wexler, 90, of Honolulu, a retired St. Mark Preschool teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Cincinnati. She is survived by sons Ted and Michael; daughters Debbie Niva, Kathy Wexler-Dela Calzada and Val Wexler Huddy Lamey; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Ronald Yamaoka
Jan. 16, 2013
Ronald Yamaoka, 74, of San Francisco, a chef and an Army veteran, died in San Francisco. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Caridad, son Jeff, daughter Tara Yamaoka Weinberg, brothers Francis and Stanley, sisters Iris Yamaoka and Carol Meier, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. April 2 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Paul Yamauchi
March 20, 2013
Paul Yamauchi, 68, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired dental technician and owner of Kauai Dental Lab, died at home. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Rachel; sons Scott and Ryan; brothers Marvin Yamauchi, Sadao Uechi and Stanley Uyechi; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.






 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

IN OTHER NEWS
Latest News/Updates