For Sunday, April 21, 2013
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 21, 2013
Mary Rosario Ramelb Acosta
April 6, 2013
Mary Rosario Ramelb Acosta, 90, of Ewa Beach, a custodian at Leahi Hospital, died in Mililani. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Flor and Henry, daughter Rose M. and six grandchildren. Visitation:11:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples. Services:12:30 p.m. Burial:3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences:www. hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.
Hekar P. Angei
April 12, 2013
Hekar P. Angei, 61, of Honolulu, a receptionist for agriculture of the state of Chuuk, died at home. She was born in Weno, Chuuk. She is survived by son Tony; daughter Helleen Dereas; brothers Helbert, Wener, Aisek, Helvas and Nowell Petrus; and three grandchildren. Services:4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Moanalua Mortuary.
Valerie U. Bacos
March 20, 2013
Valerie U. Bacos, 53, of Waianae, a Nakatani Drive Inn and 7-Eleven employee, died in Wai-anae. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by mother Clerese, brothers Thomas Jr. and Dean C., and sisters Carol Yamauchi and Darnell Failautusi Jr. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Nanakuli Cemetery. Aloha attire.
April 14, 2013
Rosemary Bautista, 59, of Honolulu, a Dole Cannery inspector, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Rodney L., sons Christopher L. and Dexter L. Bautista, daughters Dreenalyn Bautista and Charlene B. Tamboa, brothers Jerry and Lawrence Abiley, sisters Yolanda Miura and Miranda Abiley, and five grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Mass:10:30 a.m. Burial:noon at Valley of the Temples.
Verdel Nanilei Berg
April 5, 2013
Verdel Nanilei Berg, also known as Aunty Nani Hoopai, 53, of Hana, Maui, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by companion Joey Santos Bras; son Uhanekai Arlantico; daughter Heather Berg; and brothers Oren, Dennis, Danny and Felton "Ipo"Hoopai. Visitation:6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes:noon Saturday at Paia Bay. Luncheon to follow at Baldwin Park in Paia. Green attire at scattering. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
April 9, 2013
Antonio Catugal, 87, of Lahaina died at home. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by sons Steven, Stanford, Delafonte and Ricardo; daughters Pauline Stropp and Kris A. Klask; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six stepchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku. Services:11:30 a.m. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Jimmy Fronda De Jesus
March 13, 2013
Jimmy Fronda De Jesus, 59, of Waipahu, a Navy veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Nancayasan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elvira; son Jaydee; daughters Khristina and Deidre; brothers John, David, Rod, Wilfred and Rex; sisters Aida Rosaldo, Florida Ramos, Prescilla De Jesus and Perla Agustin; and a grandchild. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
Petra Cosma Esmeralda
April 14, 2013
Petra Cosma Esmeralda, 90, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kealeku, Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Matias "Maxie"; sons Peter, Michael and Patrick; daughters Loretta Mendez, Sylvia Valdez, Barbara Awa, Patricia Texeira, Theresa Valdez, Debbie Arakawa and Suzette Esmeralda; brothers Marion, Francis and Anthony Cosma; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church, Wailuku. Mass:11 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Bonnie Lee Flick
April 15, 2013
Bonnie Lee Flick, 89, of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Everton, Mo. She is survived by sons John, Wayne and Mark; daughters Barbara Peach, Cindy Johnson and Susan Soward; sister Betty McCarroll; 12 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.
March 11, 2013
Yoshiko Gibo, 96, of Lahaina, a Maui Land and Pineapple employee, died in Maluhia Hospital Nursing Home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Roy and Ed, daughters Rachel Yamamoto and Edith Shimabukuro, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services:11 a.m. April 28 at Rinzai Zen Mission in Paia, Maui.
Inez Leilani Gomes
March 17, 2013
Inez Leilani Gomes, 69, of Pauoa, a retired customer service manager for Precision Color Digital Imaging in Las Vegas, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Buddy Cabagason and Shayne and Leonard Paculan; daughters Tanya Kiaaina and Dori Rodriguez; brothers Fred "Boy" Jr., Ron and Ralph Roque; sister Charlotte Lyman; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lorraine Misao Ho
March 15, 2013
Lorraine Misao Ho, 65, of Kaneohe died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Paia,Maui. She is survived by husband Eugene G.S.; sons Derek K. and Craig R.; daughter Kimberly A. Tyau; sisters Polly Kuraoka, Amy Tanaka and Linda Kadosaki; and four grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary, east chapel. Services:11 a.m. Inurnment:2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Emelia Yi Hung
March 21, 2013
Emelia Yi Hung, 24, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Teresa Mew Yee Chang Hung and brother Anthony Chang. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences:www.BorthwickOahu.com.
James Herbert Kaleo Sr.
April 4, 2013
James Herbert Kaleo Sr., 87, of Waimanalo, a firefighter, sales representative, insurance agent, real estate agent and Army veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Greenwich Village, N.Y. He is survived by son James Jr.; daughters Layla Kaehu, Phoebe Lopez, Madeline Maiava and Gail Watts; brother Stanley; sister Tuddy Lake; 19 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:noon Saturday at Waimanalo School Cafeteria, 41-1330 Kalanianaole Highway. Services:1 p.m.
Gladys Chiyeko Kaneshiro
April 8, 2013
Gladys Chiyeko Kaneshiro, 91, of Honolulu, formerly of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Makaweli,Hawaii. She is survived by sons David, Dean and Dennis; daughter Diane Chang; brother John; sister Florence Tamanaha; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Fujie Y. Koda
March 25, 2013
Fujie Y. Koda, 101, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by son Kenneth, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services:5 p.m.
Ronald Milton Lindsey Jr.
April 10, 2013
Ronald Milton "Bundi" Lindsey Jr., 44, of Lahaina, a former shuttle driver, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Ronald M. Sr. and Linda, brother Terrance and sister Carrie Ann. Visitation:6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Rose J. Lopes
April 10, 2013
Rose J. Lopes, 100, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Brenda Kivalu, sister Matilda Souza, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services:11:30 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Hawaii Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 1, 2013
Mauricio Lopez, 65, of Waipahu, a business printer, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Salvador, El Salvador. He is survived by wife Nena; sons Keoki and Miko Franconi, Kekoa and Oscar M. Lopez and Maleko McDonnell; daughters Cynthia and Amber Queja and Daisy and Dianne Lopez; brothers Mario and Jorge; and six grandchildren. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Henrietta Kwai Fun Lum
March 23, 2013
Henrietta Kwai Fun Lum, 71, of Honolulu, a Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. office supervisor, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Arthur and Clarence. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, 45-425 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. Casual attire.No flowers.
John S. McCreary
March 30, 2013
John S. McCreary, 83, of Honolulu, a retired canon and organist emeritus at St. Andrew's Cathedral, died in Honolulu. He was born in Indiana, Pa. He is survived by wife Elizabeth "Betsy," son Kendall, daughter Susan DuPrey, brother Harry C., sister Charlotte M. Culver and two grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of the organizations listed online atwww.BorthwickOahu.com.
April 13, 2013
Yasunobu Miyahira, 94, of Upper Waiehu, Hawaii, a Maui Pine supervising mechanic, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Wailuku, Maui. He is survived by sons Lawrence and Earl, daughter Lois Hasegawa, sisters Yukie Hanai and Pauline Saiki, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
John Molina Sr.
April 15, 2013
John Molina Sr., 92, of Makawao, Maui, a member of the Molina Brothers Orchestra, died. He was born in Keahua, Maui. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn "Gandy"; son John Jr.; daughters Charlotte Torres, Annette Alexander, Mildred Vogen and Ann Cua; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church in Makawao. Mass:11 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Nathan Edrick Perez
April 7, 2013
Nathan Edrick "Peewee" Perez, 63, of Waimanalo, a retired city heavy-equipment operator, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leonetta; son Nathan Jr.; daughters Karen Perez-Fenrick, Roxanne Perez, Lana Perez-Thompson and Shirleen Kaleo-Kugler; brother Homer; sisters Loretta Dolera and Alvina Garcia; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation:11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial:3 p.m. at HawaiianMemorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
March 13, 2013
JonathanPeterson Jr., 46, of NorthLas Vegas, Nev., a former Transportation Security Administration agent in Honolulu and Las Vegas and an employee of the Palazzo Hotel inLas Vegas, died in Henderson, Nev. He also was an Army veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Delia R., sons Jathan and Kalani, daughter Deidre, father Jonathan K., mother Theresa B., brother Anthony, and sisters Leilani and Lehua. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Friday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10:30 a.m. Committal services:2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Risati Risati Jr.
April 7, 2013
Risati Risati Jr., 44, of Waipahu, an Army veteran, died in Aiea.He was born in Utulei, American Samoa.He is survived by wife Thumperlina; sons Lalotoa Uaita and Dorian, Daniel, Derek, Benjamin, Benedict and Brian Risati; daughters Delaura, Claudia and Elizabeth; parents Risati and Sefaatauemaga T. Poueu; brothers Ata and Laauli L. Risati and Alatinaand Simanu Leota; and sisters Ruta Siaosi, Lealofi Risati, Saifaaua Tuisaula, Taufaanuu Poueu and Siolo Hunt. Visitation:4:30 p.m. Wednesday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Aiumu Faapito Savea
April 1, 2013
Aiumu Faapito Savea, 78, of Waianae died in Aiea. He was born in Auto, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Sina E.; sons Valu, Elisara and Saulo; daughter Luania Ealim; five brothers; three sisters; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Wednesday at Malaesaili Church, 87-140 Kahau Place, Nanakuli. Services:10 a.m. Burial:12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Kamakani Aualamalefalelima Iokua Gould Sefo
April 13, 2013
Kamakani Aualamalefalelima Iokua Gould Sefo, 9, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Jaymi-Lee L.K. Gould and Tony M. Sefo, brothers Xjaduss Xjaveon, sister Xjaelah, and grandparents Jaylene Kaleimamahu and Lusilia and Auala Sefo. Visitation:5 p.m. April 28 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Velma H. Shimabukuro
April 10, 2013
Velma H. Shimabukuro, 92, of Wailuku, Maui, a nurse's aide for Hale Makua in Kahului, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born inKaneohe. She is survived by son Byron T., daughters Penelope F. Fukumitsu and Susan Asato, and sister Masako Higashide. Private services.
March 30, 2013
Mie Shinagawa, 84, of Kaneohe died. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by son Guy; sisters Chiye Okura, Yie Miyachi, MaryYoshinaga, Hazel Nishimoto and MayUkishima; and two grandchildren. Visitation:2:30 p.m. Saturday at BorthwickMortuary. Services:3 p.m. Aloha attire.
Tama Michael Nainoa OKalani Wilbur
March 24, 2013
Tama Michael Nainoa O Kalani Wilbur, infant son of Tiana Wilbur and Nathaniel Kipi, of Waianae, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Ezarai Kipi; grandparents Kalei and Darlene Wilbur, Samuel Kipi and Bernadette Matapua; and great-grandparents Piilani Isaia, Joesph Paauhau, Katherine Boteilho and Charlotte Matapua. Celebration of life:10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay swing area, by canoe hale. Casual attire. Bring beach wear. Lunch to follow.
Robert Kwock Chew Wong
April 6, 2013
Robert Kwock Chew Wong, 76, of Pearl City, a retired Hickam Air Force Base employee, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances C.; sons Dexter, Derek and David; brothers Richard, Wilfred and Stanley; sister Shirley Chock; caregiver Pamela-Cobb-Adams; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.