For Sunday, June 1, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 1, 2014
Christopher Blake Burnett
May 19, 2014
Christopher Blake Burnett, 64, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. postal worker and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War and received a Purple Heart, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hudson, Ohio. He is survived by wife Sala; son Christopher; daughters Lisa and Shannon Burnett and Jessica Hall; mother Barbara Gillette; sisters Brenda Krean, Glenis Kilkenny and Barbara Morris; and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Committal: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Palani Benjamin Cobb-Adams
May 25, 2014
Palani Benjamin Cobb-Adams, 30, of Hilo, a foreman for Ivan Mochida Contracting Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by fiancee Karlie Lewis; parents Roscoe and Parona; sisters Chaslen "Chas" and Sherona; grandparents Alvin Sr. and Rebecca Jardine, Roger and Beatrice "Nani" Antonio, and Benjamin and Pumehana Cobb-Adams; and great-grandfather Tommy Akana. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.
Mary Grace Kahaunani Coronel
April 25, 2014
Mary Grace Kahaunani Coronel, 74, of Wahiawa, a retired state Department of Transportation airport worker, died. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by sons Charles and Huey Hanohano; daughter Bernadine; brothers John, Joseph, Antone, Rhinehart, Gustav and Jonah Hoopili; sisters Sherlene Kamaka, Helen McComber, Alice Vasquez, Florene Hoopili and Nadine Kawamura; and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at family home, 85-1337 Puhinalo Place, Waianae Valley Homestead. Services: 5 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Waianae. Casual attire. No flowers.
Betty Jane Cypriano
May 14, 2014
Betty Jane "Aunty Betty" Cypriano, 78, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Sure Save Supermarket cashier, died in Hale Ho'ola Hamakua. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Eugene D., daughters Susan and Barbara Clark, stepsons Keith and Aaron, stepdaughters Renee Farmer and Kathy Cypriano, hanai son Rusty Cummins, brother Anthony "Tony" Ferreira, sister Geraldine "Gerry" Johnson, five grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary printed Saturday.
William Edwin Dankel
May 15, 2014
William Edwin Dankel, 88, of Honolulu, a retired data analyst at Fort Shafter, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Allentown, Pa. He is survived by wife Janice, sister Dorothy Strohl and stepbrothers Charles and Richard Fehnel. Private services.
Sabas Aguinaldo Evangelista
May 16, 2014
Sabas Aguinaldo Evangelista, 89, of Wailuku, a Wailuku Agribusiness retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son Romualdo; daughters Marina Deleja and Nelia Pasion; brother Dionisio; sisters Presentacion Martin, Jovencia Tomas and Vicenta Gaoat; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church, Kahului. Mass: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Shirley Marie Ferreira
May 18, 2014
Shirley Marie Ferreira, 75, of Wailuku died at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Steven, Nelson, Paul Jr., Damien and Ronald; daughters Shirley, Melanie and Terry Ferreira, and Verna Barcai; 22 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
May 27, 2014
Joveno "Ben" Floresca, 83, of Ewa Beach, a City and County of San Francisco retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Naguilian, La Union, Philippines. He is survived by wife Remedios B.; sons Marlon, Michael, Marc and Manuel; daughters Maria L. Whiteside and Mary Ann F. Higgins; brother Eduardo N.; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Barbara Ann Merrell Graessle
May 23, 2014
Barbara Ann Merrell Graessle, 88, of Kahaluu, a homemaker and a Navy Civil Engineer Corps veteran, died at home. She was born in Elwood, Ind. She is survived by son Ward, daughter Kyle, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Burial: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Hilario Cleaver Ho'omanawanui
May 10, 2014
Hilario Cleaver "John" Ho'omanawanui, 66, of Makiki, a warehouseman and a Navy veteran, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Cheryl Bechert; sons Adam and Anthony; daughter Maile Ortiz; hanai son Max Bechert; brothers Jon and Shane Ho'omanawanui and Stacy Horner; sisters Bridget Meyer, Doreen Young, Debra Lee, Velma and Kehaulani Ho'omanawanui, Judy Pearce and Kapiolani Silva; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Church of the Nazarene, 536 Oneawa St. Graveside service to follow at Oahu Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Llewellyn Dennis Ipo Hoopii
May 19, 2014
Llewellyn Dennis Ipo Hoopii, 53, of Wailuku, a Hana Hotel cook, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Dina Nelson; sons Llewellyn Jr., Llewellyn, Chayson and Charvince; daughters June, Chalyn, Chaennis and Chaydine Hoopii, KristaMae Hoopii-Kanno and Chastity Sarsona; four brothers; and three sisters. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary. com.
April 18, 2014
Lohekamakaula "Lohe" Kaaloa, 74, of Hilo, a farmer, a masonry contractor, an executive assistant to former Mayor Stephen Yamashiro and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Lohekamakaula S. "Lohe"; brothers Edward and John; sisters Mary Mendiola, Haaheo Gilman and Wanda Jean Reyes; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Friday at Uncle Robert's Awa Club in Kaimu, Kalapana. Casual attire. No flowers.
John Adam Liborio
May 27, 2014
John Adam Liborio, 84, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. heavy equipment operator, died in Hospice of Hilo's Pohai Malama facility. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by son Darryl, daughters Gail Akaka and Gwendolyn DeLapaz, brothers Robert and Gordon, sister Betty Pacheco, nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Urn committal services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Homelani Memorial Park New Columbarium. Casual attire.
Angeline Lorenzo Lomboy
May 16, 2014
Angeline Lorenzo Lomboy, infant daughter of Randy and Christian Lomboy of Ewa Beach, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by grandparents Ernesto Sr. and Marcelia Lorenzo and Ruperto and Estifania Lomboy and great-grandfather Buenaventura Lorenzo. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Mass: 11 a.m.
David E. McKeague
David E. McKeague, 81, of Tokyo, formerly of Lanikai, a retired Air Force master sergeant, died in Tokyo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters D. Ernelle Bowman and Rose-Pearl P. Chambers. Services: 10 a.m. June 18 at Lanikai Park, on Kaiolena Drive. Casual attire. No flowers.
May 5, 2014
Jackie McKenney, 63, of Lahaina died. She was born in Massachusetts. She is survived by sons William C. Prairie V and John Pasqueitonio. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. June 14 at the Maui Eldorado Cabanas. For more information, call Billy at 205-0900 or Toni at 205-2835. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Paul Kaoru Mezurashi
May 22, 2014
Paul Kaoru "Piko" Mezurashi, 78, of Kailua, a retired union representative for the United Public Workers and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Arne, daughter Markie, brothers Russell and David, and three grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes. Condolences to: Arne Mezurashi, 640 Auwai St., Kailua, HI 96734. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Dorothy Masano Kaiura Nakamura
May 22, 2014
Dorothy Masano Kaiura Nakamura, 91, of Pearl City, a retired seamstress with Tori Richard and Shaheen's, died in Kapaa, Kauai. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by son Jerry, daughters Jane Kawasaki and Ruby and Judy Tamashiro, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Leopoldo A. Quengua Sr.
April 30, 2014
Leopoldo A. "Pudin" Quengua Sr., 72, of Ewa Beach, a Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Violeta, sons Leopoldo Jr. and Laurence, daughters Jo-Ann Quengua-Atienza and Judy Quengua-Bondocoy, brothers Bonifacio and Precilo, and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Family services: 6:30 p.m. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary printed Saturday.
May 19, 2014
Ruthan Saimon, 54, of Kealakehe, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Epey, Marshall Islands. She is survived by husband Tony; sons Ading Ading, Atirik Ading and Mariton Eten; daughter Serilina Gideon; brothers Harry, Palikon, Jonithen and Antonio Jackson; sisters Stella Jackson and Merlita Jitiam; and 20 grandchildren. All-night vigil visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Jonithen Jackson's home, 92-1429 Princess Kaiulani Blvd., Ocean View. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Friday at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire.
Adelaide Theresa Schleuss
May 18, 2014
Adelaide Theresa Schleuss, 95, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Arthur C. Schleuss and Wallace Yanagawa, daughter Donna M.H. Zablan, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial at noon. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Helene F. Yamamoto
May 11, 2014
Helene F. Yamamoto, 79, of Wailuku, a retired medical records clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by husband Herbert, sons Wayne and Alan, daughters Lori Luke and Rena Day, brother Masao Fujimoto, sister Jane Pang, eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
May 11, 2014
Hatsuye "Helen" Yukumoto, 98, of Kapolei, owner of Helen's Barber Shop and co-owner of Yuk's Service Station, died at home. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughters Jean T. Aurand and Jan C. Kuewa, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Saturday.