For Thursday, August 7, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Aug 7, 2014
Dennis Allan Branco Sr.
July 20, 2014
Dennis Allan "Bronco" Branco Sr., 68, of Hilo, a certified welder and mechanic, died in Hilo. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Barbara K.; sons Dennis Jr. and Donovan; daughter Dinny'vie; brothers Harry, Bruce and Rodney; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Aug. 16 at Glad Tidings Church, 113 Kuawa St., Hilo. Celebration: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.
Celestina Valdez Caoagdan
July 29, 2014
Celestina Valdez Caoagdan, 85, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Syngenta employee, died at home. She was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by husband Enrikue; sons Romulo, Conrad, Rey and Mandy; daughters Elena Domingo, Amy Sexton, Virginia Palencia and Jonalyn Lancaster; brother Juan Valdez; 24 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Hubert S.B. Chun
June 6, 2014
Hubert S.B. Chun, 75, of Mililani, an architectural senior draftsman, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Lowell, Leonard, John, Glenn and Jeffrey; and sister Mary. Private services.
Helen Martha Correa
July 8, 2014
Helen Martha Correa, 96, of Kailua, a jewelry sales manager, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael A. and Norman G., sister Grace Lindsey, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua, Kailua. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Janet Marie Drumgool
July 31, 2014
Janet Marie Drumgool, 67, of Kula, Maui, a scuba diving tour guide, died in Kula. She was born in Torrance, Calif. She is survived by son John, daughter Alison Crane, and sisters Margie Herrera and Barbara Newkoff. Private scattering services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
Carl Alexander Farden III
Aug. 3, 2014
Carl Alexander Farden III, 60, of Kailua, a fire captain at the Honolulu Fire Department Makiki Station, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Armelle C.L., son Shawn A., brother Damien, and sisters Marcy F. McLay and Kahikina F. Schrier. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Community Church, 459 Keaniani St. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. paddle-out at Flat Island. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii Cancer Research Center; mail to 701 Ilalo St., Honolulu, HI 96813, or call 586-3010. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
James Wesley Fry
July 13, 2014
James Wesley Fry, 70, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired Army specialist who served in the Vietnam War, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by sister Valerie Figueira. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Ethel Y. Hamano
Aug. 1, 2014
Ethel Y. Hamano, 97, of Honolulu, a retired hotel waitress, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by son Leonard K. Ke, sister Emma Oshiro, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
July 19, 2014
Kiyo Hewitt, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Duty Free Shoppers saleswoman, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by sons James E. and Dean J., and four grandchildren. Visitation at noon Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m.
Rosamond Shizuko Kampen
July 17, 2014
Rosamond Shizuko Kampen, 89, of Vernon Hills, Ill., formerly of Honolulu, a budget analyst for the Department of Defense, died in Libertyville, Ill. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David G., daughter Debra Lesch and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Sylvia Ah Ching Kuanoni
Aug. 4, 2014
Sylvia Ah Ching Kuanoni, 88, of Keaukaha, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center, Hilo. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Shirley Ann Kagawa, Karen L. Peters, Janet Yokoyama and Patricia Ah Ching; brother Herbert Ah Ching; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Lucea Feliciano Martinez
July 28, 2014
Lucea Feliciano Martinez, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired salesclerk, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Home, Kaneohe. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Rudolph; daughters JoAnn Pagador, Beverly Glenn, Marilyn Lewis and Sharlene Martinez; brother Albert Feliciano; sisters Hilda Keen, Louisa Faaifo and Laura Domingo; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:15 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Zareh H. Minassian
July 24, 2014
Zareh H. Minassian, 89, of Honolulu, a retired bank executive, died in Honolulu. He was born in Tehran, Iran. He is survived by wife Irma, daughters Gilda Mehrahian-Sani and Peggy Worthington, sister Medik Budy and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Warren Keichi Moritsugu
July 20, 2014
Warren Keichi Moritsugu, 78, of Koloa, Kauai, died at home. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Ilona K. Fu; sons Cory K., Robin L. and Ross H.; sisters Leatrice K. Togikawa, Janet S. Yamamoto, Fay M. Utsugi and Adel S. Hamai; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 3165, Lihue, HI 96766.
August Mendonca Nascimento
July 24, 2014
August Mendonca Nascimento, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Army National Guard lieutenant colonel and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Olive, sons Glenn and Gordon, daughters Faye Bautista and Gail Juan, eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 4470 Aliikoa St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Angel Keosavanh Rafael
June 27, 2014
Angel Keosavanh Rafael, infant daughter of Oxford Rafael and Kedsoulinh Keosavanh, of Waimanalo, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by sisters Dyzhalinh, Aishalinh and Kierra; and grandparents Virgilio and Teresita Rafael, and Sone and Tom Sikhattana. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
July 18, 2014
Juan "Johnny" Rubio, 81, of Honolulu, a retiree from Hickam Air Force Base, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Lolita A., daughter Susan R. Paluch, brother Eddie Crespo and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
Norberto Barredo Sulpico Sr.
Aug. 1, 2014
Norberto Barredo Sulpico Sr., 90, of Honolulu, an Army and Philippines Scout veteran, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Silay City, Negros Occidental, Philippines. He is survived by sons Nemesio, Engelberto, Renato, Noberto Jr., Felixberto, Alexander and Angelo; daughters Eufemia, Serena, Angelina and Lucia Sulpico, Maria T. Abellar, Angelica Gonzales, and Angelita Kurashige; brother Florentino; 33 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services and burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines.
John Glenn Vaeno
Aug. 1, 2014
John Glenn "No'ne" Vaeno, 27, of Hauula died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by parents Na'a and Mele Vehikite; brothers Sipelimani, Faleofa and Uluaki Vehikite; sisters Litia, Kina, Uini, Kisaea and Sileni Vehikite; and grandparents Leainga Tafuna and Tangikina Vehikite. Visitation: 6-11 p.m. Friday at Kahuku United Methodist Church, 59-449 Kamehameha Highway. Additional visitation: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the church. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery