Ricardo H. Castillo Sr.
Feb. 23, 2006
Ricardo H. "Ricky" Castillo Sr., 77, of Honolulu, a retired rigger for the federal government at Pearl Harbor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dominga L.; sons Jonathan and Ricardo Jr.; daughters Shirley Castillo, Melissa Hairston, Francine Pecpec and Vanessa Caldwell; 22 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 12:15 p.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Feb. 3, 2006
Eugenia Deptula, 87, of Hickam Air Force Base died in Honolulu. She was born in Cleveland. She is survived by husband Alfred R., son David A. and brother Chester Osiniski. Services held. Inurnment at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
Mulipola Luaipou Gafa
Feb. 23, 2006
Mulipola Luaipou Gafa, 70, of Honolulu, a teacher and administrator with the Department of Education in Samoa, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Fa'ala, Western Samoa. She is survived by husband Su'e T.T.; sons Tapuala I., Ropeti, the Rev. Etisone, the Rev. Tinetali, the Rev. Gafa and Tali; daughters Mata'utia R. Levi, the Rev. Ropeta and Nina Gafa, and Roberta Tuimavave; brothers Futi I. Mikaele, and Seiuli L., Paepae F., Peau, Oloa, Malu P. and Fa'atali Motuga; sisters Ake F. Mikaele, Taifilele Mitaina, Faleupolu T. Tuimalefua and Sala Motuga; 55 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. today at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Services and burial in Western Samoa.
Phillip Bumanglag Godoy
Feb. 21, 2006
Phillip Bumanglag Godoy, 16, of Honolulu died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Dominador and Leriza, brother Ray and grandparents Emilio and Lucia Bumanglag. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani Place, Salt Lake. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Joyce Kawayo Nakamura Hanohano
Feb. 24, 2006
Joyce Kawayo Nakamura Hanohano, 80, of Kapaa, Kauai, a K.E.O. preschool teacher, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Papaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Kenneth Jr.; sons Daniel, the Rev. Nathan and Kenneth; daughters Vivian Kamibayashi and Maude Cumming; brothers Douglas, Mitsuto and Sadamu Nakamura; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. March 14 at Lihue Veterans Center. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire.
Debora Ann Kamoe
Feb. 28, 2006
Debora Ann Kamoe, 42, of Aiea, an elementary school teacher, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James M.; sons Micah K.M., Ezra K.O. and Isaiah N.K.; daughters Amelia P. and Hannah A.; father Kojin Onaga; brother Elgin M. Onaga; and sisters Estelle T. and Elena J. Onaga and Carmen T. Fitzek. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newtown 1st Ward. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Raymond Masuo Okata
Feb. 18, 2006
Raymond Masuo Okata, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Hearing Aide technician, died in St. Francis-Liliha Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Hideo, Douglas, Richard and Ronald; and sisters Dorothy Horio, Edith Morito and Marge Kinoshita. Private services. No monetary offerings.
John Patrick Relken
Feb. 25, 2006
John Patrick Relken, 83, of Waianae died in Honolulu. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by hanai families, the Sylva and Huihui ohana, brother Lee and sister Virginia. No services.
Feb. 21, 2006
Dorothy Robello, 77, of Pearl City died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Thomas, daughters Shirley Dias and Wanda De Corte, brother Herbert Marcella, sisters Josephine Baptist and Rita Kilgallen, 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Betty-Jane Elizabeth Sankieta
Feb. 22, 2006
Betty-Jane Elizabeth "Miki" Sankieta, 64, of Kailua died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by children Lee Ann "Kehau" Canne, Deldee "Ululani" Canne-Hale and Jonathan-Philip Nery; brothers; sister Roselind "Rosie" Derby; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Church, Kailua. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
Feb. 16, 2006
Domingo "Goat" Servantes, 72, of Waipahu, a former state Department of Labor employee and Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Fabiana; son John; daughter Jayne; brothers Mamerto, Joseph and Season; sisters Donna Baroman and Rosetta Ligsay; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information was provided for an obituary published yesterday.
Roscoe H. Simmons
Feb. 26, 2006
Roscoe H. Simmons, 84, of Pearl City, a retired civil engineer and Army master sergeant, died. He was born in Dacusville, S.C. He is survived by wife Miya, son Robert, daughters Sandra Steadman and Carol Rogers, and a grandchild. Services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Stephen Barclay Smith
Feb. 17, 2006
Stephen Barclay Smith, 34, of Honolulu, an artist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Montreal. He is survived by parents Sherwood and Judith, and grandparent Grace Gebhard. Services at a later date.
Blanche Helen Spitzer
Feb. 27, 2006
Blanche Helen Spitzer, 81, of Honolulu, president of Blaisdell Inc. and Mahele Corp., died at home. She was born in California. She is survived by children John A. van Oort and Allan T. Spitzer, the Rev. Robert J. Spitzer S.J., Louise J. Hall and Lynne S. Malone; and seven grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sts. Peter and Paul. Call after 8:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Blanche Spitzer Burse Society of Jesus, Oregon Province, P.O. Box 86010, Portland, OR 97286-0010.
Sacha Malaea Takamori-Lee
Feb. 26, 2006
Sacha Malaea Takamori-Lee, 22, of Kaneohe, a student and Alltops Inc. employee, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Rosetburg, Ore. She is survived by parents Cheryl L. Lee and Wallace Takamori. Services in Oakland, Ore.
Thomas Toyomi Tatsutani
Feb. 24, 2006
Thomas Toyomi Tatsutani, 89, of Waipahu, a retired mason, died at home. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by wife Nellie K., son Raymond K., daughter Janet S. Kuhns, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at www.librarieshawaii.org
. The index goes back several decades.