For Friday, July 5, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 5, 2013
Edna Pualani Farden Bekeart
June 17, 2013
Edna Pualani Farden Bekeart, 95, of Lahaina, an educator, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Bastel and Dana, daughter Marquita Denison, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, Lahaina. Online condolences: www.oahucemetery.org.
June 12, 2013
Fermin Cachero, 60, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired kitchen helper at various restaurants, died. He was born in Kona. He is survived by mother Mary, brother Alan and sisters Gloria Cachero and Imelda Giltner. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Latter-day Saints Church. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date.
Steven Joseph Dinnan
June 20, 2013
Steven Joseph Dinnan, 60, of Kilauea, Kauai, a master carpenter, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by son Steven J., daughter Shawna and brothers Louis A. and Sean F. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 10 at St. Catherine Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Reception: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Felix Castro Eleccion
June 3, 2013
Felix Castro Eleccion, 88, of Waipahu, a retired Ono Construction Co. mason, died in Waipahu. He was born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Salome "Mameng"; son Bobby; daughters Tricia, Theda, Edwina, Alyson and Geneve; brothers Macario and Manolo; sisters Olympia Elaydo and Citas Eala; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Antonio Paakahile Inay
May 17, 2013
Antonio Paakahile Inay, 80, of Ewa Beach, a retired security officer and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Michael and Mark; brother Melvin "Blur"; sisters Hannah Gentry, Lorraine Ahyo and Marvis Miyashiro; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Additional information for an obituary published May 23.
Sister Lucia Iwata
June 30, 2013
Sister Lucia Iwata, 84, of Honolulu, formerly of Kula, Maui, a sister of the Sacred Hearts who was associated with various ministries and parishes in Honolulu, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by stepbrother Harry Kahunanui and stepsister Mildred Purdy. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Malia o ka Malu Convent, 1117 4th Ave., Kaimuki. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Yaeko Hirakawa Medeiros
June 20, 2013
Yaeko Hirakawa Medeiros, 87, of Honomu, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Hospital employee, died in Springfield, Ill. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived by son Bruce Ishibashi; daughters Linda Meyer, Betsy Tanoue and Velma Batin; sisters Tamae Shindo, Kay Ishii and Satsuki Nemoto; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
June 9, 2013
Richard Mendez, 80, of Honolulu, an Air Force senior master sergeant supply specialist and retiree, died in Ho-nolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Wayne and Richard Miles; daughters Brenda Moniz, Dora Mendez, Cynthia Smith, Lisa Perez and Michelle Brueggemann; brothers Rudy and Raymond Mendez; sister Helen Rodriguez; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Grace Nobuko Nagamine
June 21, 2013
Grace Nobuko Nagamine, 92, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Robert M. and Ronald I., daughter Betty Ann N. Ishizaki, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Virginia White Winters
July 2, 2013
Virginia White Winters, 94, of Lihue, a homemaker, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Whittier, Calif. She is survived by son Dale, brother Jack McMichael, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Tom Lei Yamasaki
June 13, 2013
Tom Lei Yamasaki, 98, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Margaret H.; sons Gordon, Ryan and Kurt; daughters Gail Yamasaki and Sibyl Albano; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Katherine Tahira Yasui
May 24, 2013
Katherine Tahira Yasui, 97, of Pearl City, a retired Sinclair Library Circulation Department head at University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in Pearl City. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Daniel and Michael, daughters Patricia M. Teeuw and Dianne N. Ishida, sister Nellie Oshige, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
June 27, 2013
Akiko Yogi, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Niigata-ken, Japan. She is survived by husband Masaichi. Private services.