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Obituaries

For Thursday, August 21, 2014


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LAST UPDATED: 01:41 a.m. HST, Aug 21, 2014



Sylvia Jene Abangan
July 18, 2014
Sylvia Jene Abangan, 68, of Makakilo, a retired Makakilo Elementary School head custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rudy; daughters Leanella Kauwenaole and Michelle Medeiros; sisters Phyllis Manuel, Kamala Cashman, Ellen M. Tampon and Kaipolani Cullen; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Percival Dee Bailey Jr.
Aug. 12, 2014
Percival Dee Bailey Jr., 96, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, an Army Air Corps pilot, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Endicott, N.Y. He is survived by wife Teresa N., son Harry R. and daughters Jean Zimmerman and Anne Jennings. Private services. Celebration of life to be announced at a later date.

David Barte
Aug. 6, 2014
David Barte, 77, of Honolulu, a foreman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughters Davinae Cabatingan and Darlynn Barte, brother Frank, sister Eugenia B. Castillo and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.

Robert A. Budynas
June 9, 2014
Robert A. Budynas, 78, of Pearl City, a Navy veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Schenectady, N.Y. He is survived by sons Robert Jr., Donald and James, and brother Richard. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 742030, Los Angeles, CA 90074-2030, or donate.heart.org.

Agatha Wol Su Cho
Aug. 14, 2014
Agatha Wol Su Cho, 103, of Salt Lake, a homemaker, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Choong-Chung Province, Korea. She is survived by sons Cho Nam Kyong, Cho Nam Poong, Cho Nam Woong, Cho Nam Dai and Cho Nam Choon; daughters Cho Nam Chi "Jeannie Lee"; 25 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. George Catholic Church, 41-1323 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Ronald C.K. Chun
Aug. 14, 2014
Ronald C.K. Chun, 77, of Honolulu, an electrical engineer and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruby; sons David Chun, Robert Brunngraber and Justin Goo; daughters Michele Brunngraber, Audra Goo and Kellie W. Chun; brother Frederick; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Earl Michael Duarte
July 18, 2014
Earl Michael Duarte, 65, of Hilo, a security guard and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hospice of Hilo's Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Michelle Duarte, Rochelle Wagner and Earllyn Jardine; brothers Henry Jr. and Howard; sisters Gwendolyn Hensley and Penny Geter; and three grandchildren. Urn committal services to be held at a later date on Oahu.

George Galuteria
July 16, 2014
George Galuteria, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired Continental Airlines customer service supervisor and a former Army staff sergeant, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Peter and sisters Virginia Mansinon, Catherine Kauhane, Mae Dela Cruz and Barbara Kaholokula. Private services.

Edwin Kiichi Goya
Aug. 3, 2014
Edwin Kiichi Goya, 85, of Pearl City, a retired state administrator, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence H., son Jeffrey K., daughters Jo Anne E. Goya and Lisa M. Nishikawa, brothers Wallace S. and Harry A., and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Marie Alice Hansen
Aug. 6, 2014
Marie Alice Hansen, 88, of Honolulu, a real estate broker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bremerton, Wash. Private celebration of life. Donations suggested to Hawaii Public Radio. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

Mildred Haruno Hara
Aug. 7, 2014
Mildred Haruno Hara, 89, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center-West Oahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Nelson, daughter Karen Chong, brother Roy Inada and four grandchildren. Private services.

Yoshie Hirayama
July 27, 2014
Yoshie Hirayama, 98, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Charles S., Tom M., Miki and Kenneth Y.; brothers Hiroshi and Henry Kojima; sisters Elsie Nakama and Alice Murakami; caregiver Marilyn Castillo; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Toshiyuki Honda
Aug. 10, 2014
Toshiyuki "Bruce" Honda, 87, of Honolulu, a retired attorney with the state Attorney General's and city Corporation Counsel's offices, First Hawaiian Bank trust officer, and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Elaine, sons Terrance and Kevin, sister Rose Nishida and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Church, 5919 Kalanianaole Highway. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

Albert Shoichi Moriyama
Aug. 8, 2014
Albert Shoichi Moriyama, 80, of Aiea, a retired journeyman, electrical foreman and safety coordinator for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1186, died in Anchorage, Alaska. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Lillian M., daughters Lora Lee E. Akscyn-Moriyama and Erin M. Moriyama, and brother Wynters. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

Miyoko Nago
Aug. 3, 2014
Miyoko Nago, 90, of Honolulu, a Val's Supermarket meat wrapper, died. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by daughters Carol R. Youngquist, Irene N. Sakoda and Amy S. Nakagawa; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Matsuka Kifune Nakagawa
Aug. 15, 2014
Matsuka Kifune "Mitzie" Nakagawa, 96, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by son Roger, daughters Shirley Woodhull and Kathy Christensen, brother Yasutsugu, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Gary Grant Nelson
Aug. 1, 2014
Gary Grant Nelson, 56, of Kaneohe died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sherri N. Yamaguchi, father Thomas, mother Grace Webb, brother Shane and sister Darlene Nelson-Paguyo. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Refreshments to follow. Aloha attire.

Randall Owen Oshiro
Aug. 8, 2014
Randall Owen Oshiro, 61, of Kapolei, an employee of BAE Systems Hawaii, Pacific Marine and Dillingham shipyards, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosanne F.K. Anderson, son Michael M., daughters Kimberly L.Y.L.A. Oshiro Koyama and Marissa P.F. Soo Faleolo, brother Ryan S., sister Karen J. Oshiro Rogers and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Lei welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

Yvonne Marie Pacheco
Aug. 18, 2014
Yvonne Marie Pacheco, 72, of Lihue, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Jon Garcia Sr., daughters Brenda G. Gusman and Christine Garcia, sisters Eleanor Bonner and Linda Baptiste, 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Murray A. Pratt
Aug. 3, 2014
Murray A. Pratt, 89, of Papaikou, Hawaii, an Army veteran who served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Hospice of Hilo's Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Crawfordsville, Ark. He is survived by sons Auffa, Alexander, Christopher and Jonathan; daughter Judy; brother Roy; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Wainaku Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 455 Kulana Road, Paukaa, Hawaii. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Rodolfo Albano Ramiro
July 16, 2014
Rodolfo Albano "Rudy" Ramiro, 73, of Waipahu died in Aiea. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosalina P.; son Rolleen P.; daughters Rosemarie P. and Melissa P.; brothers Andres, Eufracio, Raymundo, Epifanio, Reyne "Jose" and Florencio; sisters Victoria R. Avena and Neri P. Yanos; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Dorothy Kimiye Sakamoto
Aug. 9, 2014
Dorothy Kimiye Sakamoto, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Aloha Airlines accountant, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Tom; sons Neal and Ivan; brothers Robert and Wayne Kaneko; caregivers Jan Sakamoto, Jennifer Scott and Jodi Won; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hatsue Shimizu
Aug. 10, 2014
Hatsue Shimizu, 96, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by son Masao and daughters Setsuko Shimizu and Tsuneko Yamamoto. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

Jean Spear Stene
Aug. 7, 2014
Jean Spear Stene, 83, of Keauhou, Hawaii, and San Diego, a lawyer and a Navy veteran, died at home in Keauhou. She was born in Thomaston, Maine. She is survived by son Eric, daughter Elisa and brother Jack Spear. Private services.

Joan Tamae Sugimoto
Aug. 11, 2014
Joan Tamae Sugimoto, 93, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Derek T. and Dean I.; brother George N. Toyota; sisters Gladys K. Toyota, Eleanor S. Graff, Harriet H. Oda, Evelyn S. Kuroda and Deanna Y. Galestian; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Norman Yutaka Takishima
July 8, 2014
Norman Yutaka Takishima, 92, of Honolulu, a retired S&M Sakamoto carpenter, died in Palolo Chinese Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tsunako, son Brian T., daughters Aileen Y. Momohara and Janice E. Kimoto, sisters Barbara Tsuchiya and Irene Kawamura, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Violet Uehara Takushi
Aug. 8, 2014
Violet Uehara Takushi, 83, of Honolulu, a Kaiser Hospital retiree, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband James "Jimmy"; daughters Stanette Kitamura, Tammy Kimura and Starr Quon; stepson Jon; stepdaughter Jan Bachman; sisters Bessie Teruya, Alice Eto and Myrtle Yoshioka; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Lydia Kumeko Tsutsui
Aug. 2, 2014
Lydia Kumeko Tsutsui, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Kapiolani Medical Center housekeeper, died in a residential care home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Dorothy Kino and a grandchild. Private services.

Robin Yoshio Umeda
July 3, 2014
Robin Yoshio Umeda, 52, of Honolulu, a Fuji Films sales representative and technician, died at home. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by parents Tommy Yukito and Maria Umeda, and brother Allen Y. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Sandi Leilani Alcos Whitley
Aug. 3, 2014
Sandi Leilani Alcos Whitley, 48, of Kapolei, a project administrator at various companies, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Raymond J., son Travis "Buja" Alcos, daughters Raylana and MaKayla, mother Trudy Alcos, brother David "Bradda" Alcos III and sister Penny Quevido. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at 91-857 Pohakupuna Road, Ewa Beach. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Benjamin Kekuipua Kamakea Wong
Aug. 7, 2014
Dorothy Jun Kyau Wong
Aug. 12, 2014
Benjamin Kekuipua Kamakea Wong, 91, and wife Dorothy Jun Kyau Wong, 89, both of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was a civil service retiree and an Army veteran. She was a Dole Cannery Plant retiree. They were born in Honolulu. They are survived by son Norman, daughter Sandra Wright, eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. He is also survived by sisters Charlotte Wong and Wanda Camara. She is also survived by brother George Lau and sisters Ann Kamoe and Carol Mueller. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Eleanor Haruko Yoshida
July 27, 2014
Eleanor Haruko Yoshida, 92, of Makakilo, a retired Hawaiian Dredging & Construction Co. accounting clerk, died in the Queen's Medical Center-West Oahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Audrey Mori and Sharon Yoshida, and brother Richard Tanoue. Private services.






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