Samuel Arthur Baker, 50, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Pearl Harbor shipyard machinist, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa. He is survived by wife Edna; sons John Mahiai and Don Joseph Imai Kalani Baker; brothers Robert, George and Charles; and sisters Carmen Perreira, Dora Pupuhi, Lillian Naihe, Bernicia Carreira and Libby Mendonca. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery. Aloha attire. Lunch at Pahoa Community Center.
Eddie Paaoao Bowman, 88, of Waimanalo, a retired Dillingham Tug and Barge captain, died Wednesday in Kailua. He is survived by wife Mary; children Daniel Dickson, Herbert Terri, Robert Paaoao, Dianne Hoapili, Marie Lung, Paula Soares and Jet; brothers Daniel Paaoao and Joseph "Pappy": sister Helen Miles; 22 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Chester Conley Crush, 82, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired U.S. Navy chief gunner's mate, died Oct. 13. He was born in Roanoke, Va. He is survived by son Michael; daughter Suzann Suguitan; brother James; sisters Judy Kohl, Betty Jo Blaisdell and Iris Kelly; and six grandchildren. Private services held.
Kay Kikue Ferreira, 81, of Aiea, a retired custodian at Alvah A. Scott Elementary School, died Oct. 28. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Melvin and Berton; stepdaughters Sarah Tatemichi, Harriet Haasenritter and Annie Jackson; stepson Wendell; sisters Hatsuyo Fujinaga and Isayo Murata; 31 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and after 10 a.m. Thursday. Casual attire.
Walter David Gouveia, 72, of Honolulu, a retired high lift driver, died Wednesday in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He is survived by wife Anita M.; son Walter D. Jr.; daughter Annette M.; brothers Robert P., Carl P. and Leroy Bartels; sister Carol Monje; six grandchildren and a great-grandson. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Dennis Paul Grove, 51, of Keaau, Hawaii, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, died Monday at home. He was born in California. He is survived by daughters Cecilia Loraine White and Jennifer Rose White, son Jesse Harlan White, fiancé Linda M. Wilson, and fiance's children Sara and Nathan I.S. Wilson. Graveside services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Burial to follow.
Janet Carter Guild, 91, of Honolulu, widow of former Hawaiian Telephone Company president Douglas S. Guild, died Thursday in Honolulu. She was born in Illinois. She is survived by two grandsons, six great-grandchildren and caregiver Giselle Fionda. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu cemetery. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.
Salvador B. Hayme, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Del Monte security guard and Army and Coast Guard veteran, died Wednesday in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons Salvador Jr. and Randy; daughters Minerva Kudo, Myrna Hayme-Andaya and Edith; and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary makai chapel. Call from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Kounosuke Iwatsu, 47, of Maui and Torrance, Calif., a computer technician with Zeniya & Co., died Friday at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Osaka, Japan. He is survived by mother Sueko, sisters Kimiko Gomyo and Yasuko, and hanai sisters Kyoko and Akiko Shirotani. Wake: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.
Robert Garcia Jubilado, 41, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died Oct. 1 in Honolulu. He was born in San Fernando, La Union, the Philippines. He is survived by father Manuel A. Jubilado. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 8:30 a.m.
Masayoshi Kawamoto, 74, of Kahului, a retired Arisumi Brothers, Inc. mason, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Ford, Brian and Eric S.; brother Barney; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Wake: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Reception to follow. Private burial. Aloha attire.
Ralph Iwao Kawamoto, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired city planner, died Oct. 25 at home. He is survived by wife Barbara Y.L., sons Aaron and Kevin, daughters Susan and Joan, brothers Daniel and Frank, sister Phyllis, and three grandchildren. Private services held.
Gregorio Bumanglag Longboy, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Maluhia Hospital employee, died Oct. 26 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juana, sons Jerry and Alex, daughters Florencia Stackel and Melinda, brother Federico, sister Salamona Duldulao, and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.
Utome Oshiro Modomo, 89, of Honolulu, died Oct. 27 in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Walter B. Kina and Kenneth K. Kina; daughters Katie Diffenderffer, Patricia O. Takeuchi, Caroline Koga and Gloria Toma; stepsons Rudy and Arnold; sister Alice Oshiro; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services held.
Thomas "Tommy" O'Brien Jr., 80, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Bitumuls and Paving employee, died Tuesday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dale and sister Lorraine Mussett. Services: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Outrigger Canoe Club. Casual attire. Donations suggested to a charity of your choice.
Catherine Alves Passos, 75, of Waipahu, died Tuesday. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons James, Norman and William; daughter Kathy Mae Holloway; brother John Alves Jr.; sister Susan Fontillas and seven grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Carlota Sagadraca Visitacion, 97, of Honolulu, died Oct. 21 in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Juan, son Sixto Ramos Sr., daughters Erlinda Duldulao and Clarita Bolosan, 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. Friday. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.
Gordon Jay Wiese, 75, of Hilo, a retired Caterpillar Company design draftsman, died Tuesday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in East Cleveland, Ohio. He is survived by wife Willa Rose, daughter Lloydetta Pakani, two grandsons and three great-grandsons. Services: noon Wednesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire.
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