Angelino Oblero Agtarap
Oct. 6, 2005
Angelino Oblero Agtarap, 64, of Lanai City, a retired Castle and Cooke golf maintenance worker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in La Union, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dominga; daughters Nancy, Teri, Josie, Susan, Lorna and Janet; mother Julia; stepfather Vincent; five brothers; two sisters; and 16 grandchildren. Viewing: 6:30 p.m. Friday at ILWU Hall, Lanai City. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church. Burial to follow at Lanai Cemetery.
Jacqueline Patricia Blake
Oct. 9, 2005
Jacqueline Patricia Blake, 62, of Kapolei died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Bill; sons John and Joey; daughters Merit and Maria; brothers Dennis and Ming; sisters April, Michaelyn and Cecilia; and eight grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.
Jung Soon Ha
Oct. 14, 2005
Jung Soon Ha, 73, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by son Tae Young Park; daughters Hye Ran Lee, Kwi Ok Choi and Miok Chung; sisters Hee Joo Chun and Young Joo Lee; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 4:30 p.m. Dinner reception to follow. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the cemetery.
James Manabu Iwanaka
Oct. 8, 2005
James Manabu Iwanaka, 61, of Waianae, a retired Verizon switching technician and U.S. Air Force veteran, died at home. He also was an Iwanaka Flowers co-owner. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kimiko "Kim"; son Frank H.; daughter Sharleen N.; sisters Leatrice Saito, Jean Hayashi and Sharon Soares; and a grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
William Ahung Leong
Oct. 2, 2005
William Ahung Leong, 84, of Honolulu, a Wong Leong Doo Association vice president, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Waihee, Maui. He is survived by wife Gladys, sons Melvin and Stephen, daughter Cynthia Uyeda, sisters Ethel Lung and Agnes Soon, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Moises Tamayo Llantero
Sept. 30, 2005
Moises Tamayo Llantero, 94, of Hilo, a former Puna Sugar Co. employee and retired Holmes and Narver Inc. custodian at Johnson Island, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Tranquilino, Jorge and James; daughters Visitacion Manibog, Pilar Ucol and Emerenciana Tamayo; brother Julian; sister Melicia Manuel; 22 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. next Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
Oct. 2, 2005
Shizuo Machida, 89, of Pukalani, Maui, a self-employed jewelry salesman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Mitoe and son Kenneth. Private services.
Lorraine Ayako Masumoto
Sept. 28, 2005
Lorraine Ayako Masumoto, 74, of Honolulu, formerly of Maui, a retired registered nurse, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughters Susan S. Oliveira and Donna Y. Phillips, brothers Richard and William Sakaida, and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.
Oct. 14, 2005
Masuko Mayeda, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Food Pantry liquor buyer, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Wendell, daughters Ritsuko Mizushima and Lorna Nakasone, brothers Hitoshi and Isao Nishiguchi, and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Felisa Manago Nacario
Oct. 5, 2005
Felisa Manago Nacario, 94, of Waialua died at home. She was born in Naga, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Conrad, Richard, Robert R., James and Wayne; daughters Miguela Heidenfeldt and Estrellita M. Dela Pena; sister Roberta Cabrera; 32 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Jamie Samuel Nacua
Oct. 14, 2005
Jamie Samuel Nacua, 44, of Wailuku died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Brenda; sons Rolando and Orlando Hernandez; daughters Simbralyn Nacua and Precious Naleieha; brothers Keone and Moses Nacua and Adrian Minobe-Nacua; sisters Ellen Reyes, Amandarose Borrero and Charlene Hokoana; and seven grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday. Luncheon: noon to 2 p.m. at mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Veronica Duclayan Newall
Oct. 13, 2005
Veronica Duclayan Newall, 55, of Kekaha, Kauai, a bookkeeper, died at home. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband William; children Juliet Flores, Liana Gregg, Shannon Taba, Jason and Kjell; parents Susie Salvacion and Leon Duclayan; brothers and sisters Juliet Riopta, Bernadette Banasihan, Priscilla Akana, Nadine Abreu, Larissa Ganiron, Laurena Burigsay, Gerald and Johnny Pongasi, Roy, Larry, Laura M., Lisa-Ann and Lei-Ann Duclayan and Avelina, Norman and Abbilee Salvacion; grandparent Flora Tompiat; and 10 grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Church in Kekaha. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai. Casual attire.
Oct. 9, 2005
Yoshio "Francis" Noda, 88, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Masue; son John; daughters Ellen Yasukawa, Ruth Tachibana and Susan Menda; brother Kaoru; sisters Sachiko Yanagihara and Miriam Ohye; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. No flowers.
Kenneth Kenichi Oshiro
Oct. 5, 2005
Kenneth Kenichi Oshiro, 57, of Pearl City, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel communications technician, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael Y., Mark H. and Shane M.; daughters Reyna M.O. Ota and Kori S.; mother Violet C.; sisters Nancy C. Sakurai, Jane S. Yamaguchi, Karen T. Ichioka, Margie N. Oshiro and Audrey K. Gibo. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Stella Kay Catherine Ozark
Oct. 8, 2005
Stella Kay Catherine Ozark, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Interior Designs employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Monessen, Pa. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
C. Bruce Staiger
Oct. 3, 2005
C. Bruce Staiger, 87, of Kihei, Maui, a Southhold High School history department head and U.S. Marines 10th Defense Battalion and 51st Defense Battalion veteran who served in World War II, died in Kihei. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by caretakers Roger P. Sr. and Margaret Brown. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao, Maui.
Linda Lee Gire Vavrus
Oct. 11, 2005
Linda Lee Gire Vavrus, 58, of Lincoln, Neb., a Stanford University and University of Nebraska Lincoln professor, died. She was born in Hampton, Va. She is survived by daughter Jessica, parents Henry and Janet Gire, brothers Frank and David Gire, and a grandchild. Services to be held in Lincoln. Condolences may be sent to www.roperandsons.com.
Sept. 22, 2005
Masao Yamasaki, 83, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Public Work Center electrical shop planner, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Yvonne; daughters Cynthia Teruya and Terri Kitagawa; brother Yuzuru; sisters Marjorie Kuwahara, Jeanette Saito and Flora Higashi; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Helen Keliiwahinehelelani Holck Yokoyama
Oct. 11, 2005
Helen Keliiwahinehelelani Holck "Legs" Yokoyama, 73, of Kaneohe, a Melelani Serenaders entertainer, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Yolanda "Luana," sister Jane Lee, 14 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 4 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Memorial Park.
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