For Sunday, October 27, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Oct 27, 2013
Florentina Palacay Aguda
Sept. 21, 2013
Florentina Palacay Aguda, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Jaen Hawaii seamstress and retired laborer at an automotive company, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Patricio, Fermin, Romulo, Francisco and Rey; daughters Edith Pantoca, Bella Ramirez, Enriqueta Adaoag, Florencia Palalay and Benita Aguda-Minami; 34 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Coleman Benson Lonohiki Ahakuelo
Oct. 3, 2013
Coleman Benson Lonohiki Ahakuelo, 54, of Kapolei, a US Joiner ship builder and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rachel; son Coleman Jr.; stepson Ryan Holdren; stepdaughters Jessica Sabala, Breanne Graap and Jessica Holdren; hanai daughter Paris Howe; mother Daryle Jean Rezentes; brothers Ben, Paris and Shane; and sisters Palmer "Haulani" Ahakuelo, Bambi "Daryle" and Heather "Beatle" Delacuesta, Billie Jean "Tootie" Pili, and Darrah "Lunkie" Teixeira. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Nov. 15 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Donatillia Servantes Baroman
Oct. 21, 2013
Donatillia Servantes Baroman, 78, of Honolulu, a retired supply department supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Like Like Drive Inn waitress, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Geraldo H. Guerrero and Ken W. Baroman, daughter Dovina K.K. Owens, hanai daughters Rose Luecke and Janice Hirao, brothers Mamerto and Season Servantes, sister Rosetta Ligsay, stepbrothers James and Ponciano Escobido, stepsisters Elizabeth Agbayani and Magdalena Escobido, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Oct. 12, 2013
Steven Burket, 61, of Kihei, Maui, an Army veteran and worker on oil rigs, died in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Altoona, Pa. He is survived by parents Donald and Madalyn, and brother Gerald. Burial at noon Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Motorcycle rally being planned for Nov. 10. Mass to be held in Wildwood, Fla. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Ethel Leina'ala Costa
Oct. 21, 2013
Ethel Leina'ala "Dolly" Costa, 80, of Kula, Maui, a retired housekeeper at Maui Palms Hotel and Kaiser Permanente Clinic, died. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Herman "Bradda" Jr., Glenn "Mo'o" Sr. and Maxwell "Maka"; daughters Paulette "Nuni" Kaea and Linda "Lyn" Hoewaa; brother Joseph Pana Jr.; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private burial. Lei only. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Delia Corpuz Echiverri
Oct. 8, 2013
Delia Corpuz Echiverri, 58, of Kahului, a Goodwill social worker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Mariano Jr., son Marlon, daughter Melissa K.C., father Inocencio Corpuz and brother Samuel Corpuz. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Faith Family Maui, 420 N. Wakea Ave., Kahului. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Oct. 4, 2013
Charles Esperas, 81, of Mililani, a retired Mililani High School science teacher and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Alice M., son Julio G., daughter Tora Nishimiya, brother Alan, sisters Elizabeth Loggins and Lilly Carson, and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Oct. 22, 2013
Augustine "Gus" Fuentes, 81, of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired Army command sergeant major, died at home. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by companion Pauline; son Terrence; daughters Eleanor Asuncion and Jacqueline and Jan-Denise Fuentes; hanai daughter Karen Moore; sisters Rofina Meyers, Dora Lorico and Marcie Jacobs; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Timothy Kapua Gapero
Oct. 19, 2013
Timothy Kapua Gapero, 60, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Police Department lieutenant and an Air Force veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Jane; sons Ka'ulu and Kuiokalani Gapero, and Benjamin Johnson; brothers Pete, James and Kawika; sisters Sharon Darapiza and Raynette Inouye; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 7:30 a.m. Nov. 3 at Woody's surf spot near Launiupoko. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Lucy Y. Gunning
Oct. 21, 2013
Lucy Y. Gunning, 58, of Wooloowin, Australia, a nurse, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband Michael, mother Mary C.P. Martin, brothers Thomas C. and James K. Martin, and sister Alice H. Martin. Private services.
William F. Hachmeister
Aug. 15, 2013
William F. Hachmeister, 67, of Hilo, a computer programmer and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Natoma, Kan. He is survived by sons Julian and Felix, and sister Marilyn Martinez. Graveside urn committal services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo.
Henry Kamekona Jr.
Oct. 20, 2013
Henry "Kona" Kamekona Jr., 76, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a heavy equipment mechanic and a retired Army National Guardsman, died at home. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Elvira P., sons Henry III and Armando "Kona," daughter Dora "Lynny Girl" Wheatley, brother Larry L. Joseph, sisters Gwendolyn Lono and Maxine Awa, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Kim Thanh Luu
Oct. 4, 2013
Kim Thanh Luu, 84, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Ai Le; sons Michael, David and Steven; numerous brothers and sisters; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.
Juana Acob Madamba
Oct. 20, 2013
Juana Acob Madamba, 83, of Kahului, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple Co. pineapple trimmer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Bienvenido and Benflor; daughters Tessie Ramones and Amelia Pasol; brother Juanito Acob; sisters Susana Ramones and Francisca and Cirila Ancheta; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Elaine Kealahinano Medeiros
Oct. 1, 2013
Elaine Kealahinano Medeiros, 94, of Kaneohe, a Hawaiian education teacher, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Walter Rego; daughters Lani Burnett, Georgie Asinsin, Primrose Samfong and Pamela Young; 17 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Frederick Charles Pace
Oct. 18, 2013
Frederick Charles Pace, 66, of Wailuku, a restaurateur, died at home. He was born in Providence, R.I. He is survived by wife Coleen, sons Derek Pace and Thomas Arbige III, daughters Erica Olobri and Amanda Arbige, and three grandchildren. Services to be held in Warwick, R.I. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
Kunie Yokota Payne
Oct. 20, 2013
Kunie Yokota Payne, 81, of Hilo, a Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council retiree, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. She was born in Busan, South Korea. She is survived by daughter Michelle Payne-Arakaki, sister Kumiko Sadakata and a grandchild. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Timothy George Rasic
Oct. 16, 2013
Timothy George "Tim" Rasic, 56, of Kailua, a director of operations at King Windward Nissan and Infinity of Honolulu, died in Kailua. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by wife Brandy; daughters Kayla Gowan, Taylor Pina and Charlize Harrell; mother Donna Yamka; brother Marco; and sister Kathi Lembck. Gathering: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society or Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Vallery M. Apuna Silva
Oct. 13, 2013
Vallery M. Apuna Silva, 64, of Aiea, a certified public accountant, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Happy Valley, Maui. She is survived by sons Marshal and Storm-Lee, daughter MyrtleAnn Gomes and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Oct. 9, 2013
Caroline Smith, 86, of Hana, Maui, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kipahulu, Maui. She is survived by sons Duane A. and Keone K.; daughters Teresa U. Nicosia, Monica M. Day, Patricia M. Henderson, Helaine K. Montemayor and Denise N. Guerra; brother John Tolentino; sister Marie Carvalho; 25 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Puuiki Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Oct. 17, 2013
Talifiaai "TaaloTausala" Tala-Pola, 87, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pavaiai, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Setefano Uelese-Pola, and Safune, Tausala and Stephen Pola; daughters Seilala Tupuola, Talila Sa'u, Maave Enos, Vaaiga Pola-Wilson, Tumama Pousima and Taalo Mattoon; sister Taufao Bayliff; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
James Sueki Ushijima
Oct. 22, 2013
James Sueki Ushijima, 90, of Kahului, a Maui County clerk, died at home. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by wife Kay K., son Arthur and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Maui Jinsha Shinto Mission, Kahului Hongwanji Mission, the Queen's Medical Center or Hospice Maui.
Oct. 11, 2013
Elina Velazquez, 61, of Lahaina, formerly of Anchorage, Alaska, a faculty secretary in Anchorage, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Jesse and Andrew Satterfield, daughter Rachel Satterfield, brother Mario Ceballos, sisters Marta and Marisa Ceballos, and two grandchildren. Services held. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Jonathan Zhigang Wang
Oct. 20, 2013
Jonathan Zhigang Wang, 56, of Honolulu, business owner of Data Wise Group Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Hubei, China. He is survived by wife Ping and son Jerry. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Oct. 20, 2013
Toshiko Westphalen, 86, of Vancouver, Wash., a homemaker, died in Vancouver. She was born in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. She is survived by husband Harold W. Jr. and son Harold W. III. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Mass: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Mary B. Winston
Sept. 17, 2013
Mary B. Winston, 95, of Wailuku, formerly of Miami, a former executive secretary, died at home. She was born in Camden, Ind. She is survived by son George, daughter Nancy Kahumoku and two grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.