For Sunday, July 28, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 28, 2013
July 12, 2013
Martin Angot, 71, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a heavy-equipment operator at the former Hamakua Sugar Co., former steward at Hilton Waikoloa Village and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Honokaa, Hawaii. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by sister-in-law Irene. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kukaiau County Cemetery. Casual attire.
Andres M. Cabel Jr.
April 29, 2013
Andres M. "Kobie" Cabel Jr., 53, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Rosalina Bocok, stepfather Donald Bocok, companion Sandy McKendree and sister Beverly. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Papaikou, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Ruth Andrea Deogracias
July 22, 2013
Ruth Andrea "Andi" Deogracias, 45, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Reidsville, N.C. She is survived by husband Alan J. II; son Alan J. III; daughter Peyton Q.; father William O. Dove; mother Jo I.A. Fahlstedt; brothers William "Greg" Dove and Brian Harvey; and sisters Kimberly K. Isley, India N. "Nicki" Creed, Heather Nowell, Michelle Harvey and Amanda L. Blackmon. Private services.
Tammy Lynn Leialoha Dolbin
July 10, 2013
Tammy Lynn Leialoha Dolbin, 49, of Puyallup, Wash., a Virginia Mason Hospital Internal Medicine Department clinic manager, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Randi, parents Morris Mangalao and Rosie Hammond, and stepparent Sherryl Mangalao. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
July 21, 2013
Arsene "Blackie" Gadarian, 91, of Lahaina, a Navy veteran who served in World War II and owner and operator of Blackie's Machine Shop in Lahaina, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Sara, son Mark Robinson, daughter Cynthia and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers or mementos, donations suggested to Lahainaluna High School Foundation, "Blackie" Gadarian Vocational Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 11617, Lahaina, HI 96761. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Theodore James Gomes
July 21, 2013
Theodore James Gomes, 77, of Kahului, a heavy-equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Rocky; daughter Debora Kele; brother Edward; sisters Charlotte Gomes, Lucille Robello and Bernice Cooke; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Seventh-day Adventist Church, Kahului. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Gardens of Meditation. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary. com.
July 21, 2013
Don Gordon, 75, of Honolulu, a KIPO disc jockey, died in Honolulu. He was born in Maine. He is survived by daughters Pamela Sue Pearce and Jill Ferris. Services pending.
Doris Michiko En Oi Guerrero
July 15, 2013
Doris Michiko En Oi Guerrero, 83, of Hilo, a retired licensed practical nurse at the former Hilo Hospital, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Benjamin Jr.; daughters Della Yamanaka, Gwen Akamine and Dorothy Sumitani; sister Lily Ho; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
David Hampton Johnston
July 18, 2013
David Hampton Johnston, 76, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a retiree, died in Fort Lauderdale. He was born in Montclair, N.J. He is survived by wife Linda S.; son Martin P.; daughter Julie J. Burtech; sister Diane J. Paton; half-brothers Stanton and Donald; former wife Judy P. Cochran; and four grandchildren. Services to be held in California and Kentucky. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 742030, Los Angeles, CA 90074-2030, or donate.americanheart.org.
Margaret Hilda Derasin Kahawai
June 19, 2013
Margaret Hilda Derasin "Pumpkin" Kahawai, 51, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a former pantry chef at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel and the former Hilo Lagoon Hotel, and cook at the former B & E 76 in Naalehu, died in Liliha Health Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Almarich Ebanez; daughters Shawnette Esperanza, Chalyssa M. Kahawai, Breeann and Brandy Ebanez, and Cheyenne Leffew; parents Bill and Ella Derasin; brother Michael Derasin; sisters Elizabeth Derasin and Sharlene Decoito; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Kauahaao Congregational Church, Waiohinu, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.
July 16, 2013
Patricia Lake, 70, of Las Vegas, formerly of Waimanalo, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Camden, N.J. She is survived by sons Charles Lake and Michael McGann, daughters Nancy Welsh and Beverly Crum, sister Margaret Lambertson and three grandchildren. Private services.
July 5, 2013
Roxanne Libres, 40, of Wailuku, a Bank of Hawaii assistant branch manager, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by mother Rose and sister Debi Clapper. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 4 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
July 18, 2013
James Limos, 60, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a cornfield laborer and an Air Force veteran, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by brothers Paul, John and George; and sisters Maunalisa Limos, Prudence Anich and Marilyn Miller. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kaunakakai Baptist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Maunaloa Cemetery. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Howard Kawehi Lono
July 3, 2013
Howard Kawehi Lono, 78, of Honolulu and Seattle, a retired youth corrections officer and owner of Halau Hula O Lono, died in Washington. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Emily "Manuiki," sons Rory and Rodrick, daughters Roxanne Lono-See and Rozlyn Lono, hanai sons Kalei Kahala and Kalae Aiko, hanai daughters Pikake Aroquiame and Noelani Keawe-Aiko, brothers Allen Butler and Anthony "Tony" Nahoi, sisters Annette Kalai and Jacqueline "Jackie" Lund, 12 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo Ward. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Gordon Francis Norris
July 21, 2013
Gordon Francis Norris, 59, of Kahana, Maui, a self-employed painter, died at home. He was born in Sterling, Ill. He is survived by wife Robin; daughters Stacy and Shelley Dow, and Stephanie Sheveland; mother Drucilla; brothers Fred, Jamie and David; sisters Elaine Delfinado and Teresa Cerling; and three grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Scattering of ashes to follow at Lahaina Harbor. Celebration of life at Pioneer Inn to follow scattering of ashes. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Benjamin Kauakea Poaha Sr.
July 19, 2013
Benjamin Kauakea Poaha Sr., 79, of Waimanalo, a retired Oahu Transit Services bus operator, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yorletta; son Benjamin Jr.; daughters Bennetta Hernandez, Bernadene Tuiloma and Bettemae Poaha; brothers Elias, Leonard and Roger; sister Bernice Balderama; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.
July 11, 2013
Gwendolyn Rodrigues, 87, of Honolulu, an employee at Sheraton hotels, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Verna Pacheco and Carol Stenholm. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Our Lady of Peace.
July 20, 2013
Frederico Sagadraca, 82, of Wailuku, a Maui County Parks and Recreation Department employee, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughters Stephanie Chun, Robin Fukagawa, Shannon and Christina Sagadraca, and Chelsie Setzco; and 11 grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Lenore Lorelie Sanders
July 21, 2013
Lenore Lorelie Sanders, 76, of Waianae died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Gary Buza, and Leslie, Lance and Kingsley Guillen; daughters Eileen Buza, Sharolyn Kight and Corliss Griep; brother Steven Baldomero; 16 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Janice Evelyn Shropshire
July 23, 2013
Janice Evelyn Shropshire, 85, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired executive secretary at California State University-Northridge, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in New Hampshire. She is survived by son James N., daughter Meg Stouder-Betzen, sister Barbara Rose, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Scattering of ashes to be held at Pismo Beach, Calif. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
June 16, 2013
Jiro Tanaka, 92, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired electrical contractor and owner of the former Tanaka Electric, and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo. He was born in Honohina, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Miyoko and Mitsue. Private services.
July 22, 2013
John Texeira, 92, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired dispensary bus operator and truck driver at the former Puna Sugar Co. and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Keaau. He is survived by sons Michael J. and Alan E., daughter Sharon Chong, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Kathryn Kazuko Toyama
June 23, 2013
Kathryn Kazuko Toyama, 76, of Pearl City died in Ewa. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Derek and Jody, daughter Kayleen Fukuhara and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Judy Kathleen Watson
July 8, 2013
Judy Kathleen Watson, 69, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lisa Brown, Ilona Kong and Gay Watson; father Thomas Akana Jr.; brothers John and Rodney Beardeaux; sisters Beatrice P. Antonio, Brenda Kivalu and Barbara Jaber; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.