Leticia M. Abuel, 58, of Honolulu died Dec. 13. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Armando; son Alexander; daughter Arlette; mother Elena Marlang; brothers Emilio Jr., Gary, Romeo, Jimmy, Ruben, Jesus, Robert and Francis Marlang, and sisters Remedios Marlang, Josephine Hurov, Lourdes Schwing and Aurora Barrett. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Hilarion T. "Bandro" Albano, 40, of Honolulu, a stock person for Manson Products, died Dec. 11 in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Merlita "Mila" D.; son Hilarion D. Jr.; daughters Jessica D. and Joy D.; brothers Ludivico, Domingo, Gerocimo and Carlos Jr., and sisters Consuelo Ramiro, Generosa Rumbaoa, Isabella Magaoay and Celia Acopan. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Gregorio Ambrosio, 82, formerly of Kunia, a retired harvester operator for Del Monte Pineapple Plantation in Kunia, died Dec. 6 in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Eiulia; daughters Adelina, Rosita, Pacita, Carmelita and Rosalinda; sons Ernesto, Juanito and Leonardo; 33 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services in the Philippines.
Afuhia I-Moana Feleunga, 52, of Honolulu died Dec. 13 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Sione; daughters Moanalisa Fifita, Pilimilose Sika, Eniselina Burgess and Elisivimana Feleunga; brother Akuila Afu, and eight grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. today at Kilohana United Methodist Church. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Greenhaven Memorial Park.
Jiro Hashimoto, 78, of Aiea, retired from the U.S. Army and as Matson refrigerator mechanic, died Dec. 12 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Kahaluu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Toriko; daughter Kay Sunada; brother Noboru; sisters Ayako Imada, Sueko Gallegos, Mieko Imade and Rachael Maebo, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Shigeko Jordan, 73, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper for Asahi Furniture, died Dec. 4. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Lei Gahler, Florine Ching and Jackie Jordan; brothers Yeichi, Jack and Kazuhara Yamamoto; sisters Ann Matsuyama and Yoshiko Hayes, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Julia Joseph, 92, of Honolulu, a retired salesperson, died last Friday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Anita DePonte, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Harumi Kouchi, 83, of Lihue, a retired pre-school teacher with Hanapepe Hongwanji, died Tuesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Claude, Stanley, Masami and Shoji; daughter Carol Kouchi Yotsuda; brother Kiyoshi, 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Harold Kon Fook Lee, 89, of Kaaawa, a retired Honolulu Police Department sergeant, Hawaii died Saturday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Sumako "Aunty Sue" A., sons Robin E. "Rob" and Harold K.F. "Halie," daughter Susan H. "Susu," sister Abbie and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Mebine Manuel Sr., also known as "Ben" or "Peanut," 66, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired Army medical nurse with William Beaumont General Hospital in El Paso, Texas, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Priscilla; sons Mebine Jr., also known as "Beany" or "Manny," Mervine and Melvine D., also known as "Mel" or "Dean;" brothers Stephen, Maximino, Dan, Larry, Lambert, Mahi and Peter; sisters Iwalani Maafala and Nora Manuel, and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Dec. 30 at Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavilion. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.
Shizuko M. Oshita, 90, of Kapaa, Kauai died Saturday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by sons Richard, Stanley and Andrew; daughters Grace Okimoto and Leilani Oshita, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Dr. Gustave M. "Gus" Reich, 90, of Honolulu, a retired dentist in New York City and Mount Vernon, N.Y., died Wednesday at home. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Marian H. and son Dr. Laurence A. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Temple Emanu-El.
Charles H. "Charlie" Zoller, 62, of Lakewood, Wash., a retired deck hand with Dillingham Tug & Barge, died Nov. 19. He also worked on the railroad. He was born in Kalihi. He is survived by wife Agnes "Tiny;" son Billy "Junior;" daughters Mahi Yates-Delaries, Cori Arvizu, Brenda ChunFook, Leonielee "Noe" Mattes and Shannon Jackson; brother Wallace; sister Rosita Batungbacal; 16 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. No services. Condolences suggested to Agnes Zoller at 6112 84th St., S.W., Lakewood, WA 98499.
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