Masao Abe, 88, of Mililani, a retired musician, died Thursday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Lawrence K., Philip M., Kenneth H. and Vernon H., and three grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Marcelino A. Alip, 97, of Honolulu, who retired from the Honolulu Rapid Transit and the Hawaii Humane Society, died Feb. 13 in Aloha Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Francis and Robert, two sisters, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.
Walter E. Bare, 82, of Canada, a retired owner of Empire Fish Co., died Saturday in Honolulu. Born in Canada, he is survived by wife Doris; son Ted; daughters Jerrieann Bare, Jeanie Dragoo and Rebecca Borey; two sisters; two brothers, and six grandchildren. Private services.
Jose H. Bareng, 89, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired laborer for HC&S, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Genoveba Cristobal; sons Emile, Luciano, Dom, Ruddy and Les; daughters Sophie Corpuz and Rosalina Bareng; sister Aurelia Dizor; 12 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Mass: 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Call after noon. Burial: Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Louis L. Barido, 81, of Pukalani, Maui, a cook for the U.S. Army, died Thursday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Ronny and Randy; brothers George Barido and Alfred Lopez; sisters Olivia Raquino, Alice Martin, Margie Evens, Violet Barido and Katherine Sambueno, and six grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Makawao Veterans Cemetery.
George D. Baruz, 86, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment operator for the former Hawaiian Agricultural Co., died Friday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by son Howard, daughters Rowena Caban and Charlotte Jones, brothers James and Carlos, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Prayer services over ashes: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Rose N. "Loke" Brown, 83, of Kahaluu, died Saturday in Kahaluu. Born in Waipahu, she is survived by daughters Shirley K. Young, Maxine "Lani" Gohier, Karen N. Kamelamela and Rowena L. Jay; brothers Kenichi, Thomas, Makoto and Gilbert Anzai; sisters Alive Sanpei and Evelyn Winninghoff;18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Melchora P. "Sola" Corpuz, 84, of Waipahu, died Feb. 6 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Dionicio P., sons Vicente and Benjamin, daughters Lydia Deguzman and Yolanda Gaoiran, brother Zacarias Pascual, 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Patricia C. "Patty" Costa, 79, of Makawao, Maui, died Friday in Hale Makua. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband Justin; son Justin Jr.; daughters T. Zha and Patricia Costa, Cecilia Martin and Francine Asada; brother Bennet Cabral; sisters Eva Mederios, Alexandria Helm, Rose Pires, Flora Mederios, Mary Cravalho and Dorothy Frerkson; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church of Makawao. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: church cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.
Margaret S. Garcia, of Kailua, died Feb. 14 in Kailua. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughter Gaye Sulkey, brothers Henry Thomas and Williem Fautt, and sister Irene Trump. Rosary: noon Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Kailua. Call after 10:30 a.m. Mass to follow. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Candace M. Goodish, 52, of Kaneohe, will be remembered in a celebration of life 11 a.m. March 5 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire.
Stanley S. Hashimoto, 67, of Honolulu, an American Mutual Life agent, died Saturday in Straub Hospital. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Haruye, son Harlan H. and brothers Herbert K. and Fred M. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ellen F. Hiraoka, 86, of Honolulu, a retired sales clerk for New York Dress Shop, died Feb. 13 in Straub Hospital. Born in Waialua, she is survived by sons Paul Y. and Leslie S., daughter Evelyn M. Yamada, sister Matsue Tamanaha and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Shinji "Slim" Hironaka, 76, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a U.S. Army veteran, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. He was also a retired truck driver with Amfac Co. in Hanapepe. He was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Sumako and brother Masayuki. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Hanapepe Honpa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4:30 p.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Eusebio S. Javier, 95, of Honolulu, who retired from McKesson & Robbins, died Sunday in Oahu Care Facility. He was also an auto mechanic. Born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by sons William and Hypolito; daughters Rosalinda Cabaltera, Claudia Saclasua, Yolanda Alvarez and Beverly Ann Javier; brother Paulino; 23 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Josephine L. Jerves, 76, of Kailua, died Feb. 15 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughter Naomi Risko, brothers Phillip Kaikala and Jerry Balogbog, sister Lourdes Baker, and five grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church in Kailua. Call from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
John H. Kalani, 81, of Waianae, is survived by wife Agnes L. "Momi" and son Andrew. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.
Ayako "Elsie" Kawasaki, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki Intermediate School baker, died Monday in Aloha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Keopu, Kona. She is survived by husband Kenichi "Blackie"; sons Gordon and Allen; daughters Sandra and Lynn; brothers Makoto, Melvin, Robert and Roy Shiraki; and sisters Tsuyuko "Thelma" Nakagawa, Gladys Tsuruda, Rosey Fukuhara and Sueno "Sue" Nakagawa. Services: noon Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.
Sheila M. Kelly, 52, of Honolulu, a coordinator for education and development at Queen's Hospital, died Jan. 29 in Bonn, Germany. She was born in Estherville, Iowa. She is survived by brothers Patrick, Brian, Sean, Kevin and Timothy; and sisters Terry and Bridget Ann. Services: 11 a.m. March 11 at Shriner's Beach Club in Waimanalo. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Sheila Kelly Memorial Fund, 3635 Halekipa Place, Honolulu 96816.
George C.S. Kim, 73, of Honolulu, who retired from Palama Settlement, died Feb. 11 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy; daughters Julia S. Noguchi, Georgiana Chock, Stephanie Kaneshiro and Leona Augustin; sons Ray James, Gary, Paul and George Jr.; brother Chong Man; sisters Sarah Magnani and Lily Ome; 19 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Wilfred S. Miyagi, 50, of Honolulu, a flower deliveryman, died Thursday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Fumi, brother Michael M., and sister Gale C. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Tooru Okubo, 76, of Hilo, a retired custodian for Hilo Community College, died Friday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honohina, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ayako; sons Lloyd T., Arnold T. and Aaron T.; daughters Lurline S. Beem; brothers Kaoru and Hikaru; sisters Aiko Nakamura and Reiko Ito; and seven grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Raymond S. Rapozo, 84, of Kilauea, Kauai, a mechanic for Kilauea Sugar, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Gilbert, Ray and Russell; brothers Joseph, Edward and Nicolas; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Sylvester's Church. Call from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual or aloha attire.
Marveline A. Relacion, 65, of Lihue, a sales clerk for Kilohana Art Gallery, died Monday in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Crispin; sons Timothy, Jeffrey and Christopher; daughter Lisa Ramelb; sisters Yvonne Kaialoa and Georgina Nunes; brothers Gil Funes and Vincent Boiser; stepfather George Boiser; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Immaculate Conception Church. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.
Fusayo Smith, 59, of Pearl City, died last Wednesday. She was born in Nagasaki-Ken, Japan. She is survived by husband Bill; daughter Karen Paulino; brothers Yoshiyuki and Shigetsugu Minami; and sisters Toshiko Shisamatsu, Tazuyo Sashikata, Sueko Takada and Ritsuko Fensom. Private services.
Betty A. Tomihiro, 82, of Wahiawa, a retired co-owner of Mid Town Cafe, died Feb. 12 in Kailua. She was born in Kawailoa. She is survived by husband Masato, son Stanley M., daughter Ellen K. Sakaguchi, brother Fred Okawa, sister Eleanor Takaki, two grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. Private services.
Fukumi "Effie" Yanagawa, 92, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired teacher at Pahala Elementary School, died Friday in Keauhou Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Born in Kona, she is survived by daughter Beverley Arai; brothers Minoru, Yoshio, Norman, Goro and James Inaba, two grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Daifukuji Soto Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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