Placido V. Balmocena
April 13, 2007
Placido V. Balmocena, 76, of Kahului, a retired Wackenhut security guard, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Vilumbria; sons Gil, Edgar and Rowen; daughters Evangeline Obina and Maribel Balmocena; brother Tomas; sisters Adelaida Lambino and Dominga Balmocena; and 15 grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
April 24, 2007
Raymond "Pocho" Boteilho, 65, of Makawao, Maui, a Kinores Masonry mason, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Sally Ann; daughter Kristen Akana; brother Larry "Biggie" Lara; hanai brothers Clifford and Billy Boteilho and Solomon Naleieha; sisters Primrose Lara and Bella Gonsalves; hanai sister Teresa B.; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.
Roseline K. Brown
April 21, 2007
Roseline K. Brown, 79, of Kula, Maui, a homemaker, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by son Charles, daughter Linda "Shane" Fernandez, brother James Chung, sisters Alice Williams and Allan Griffith, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Luncheon to follow at mortuary.
Lawrence Carvalho Jr.
April 11, 2007
Lawrence Carvalho Jr., 64, of Honolulu, a truck driver, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lorraine U. Iona-Carvalho; sons Kawai Carvalho and Hanalei Cozo; daughters Lauren, Kanani, Robyn, Brandi and Anela Carvalho and Joy Murobayashi and Danielle Teuteu; mother Lucy; sisters Pat Graff and Sheryl Ann Fullmer; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Chapel. Call after 2 p.m.
Arsenio Aguirre Dalija
April 4, 2007
Arsenio Aguirre Dalija, 73, of Waipahu, a retired steward, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by daughter Erlinda Bolosan; brothers Venancio, Lope and Diosdado; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
April 30, 2007
William Duarte, 86, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Duarte's U-Drive and Tours owner, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Beatrice, son Alan, daughter Mary Walsh, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire. Donations suggested to American Heart Association, 4303 Rice St. No. C3, Lihue, HI 96766.
Nelson E. Freitas
April 28, 2007
Nelson E. Freitas, 64, of Kalaheo, Kauai, an Olokele Sugar Co. foreman, died at home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons David N.K. and Douglas, mother Emma, brother Larry, sisters Yvonne Carveiro and Kathy Rosare, and a grandchild. Mass: 2 p.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 1 p.m. Private inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No wreaths.
Uilani Caroline Silva Gardner
April 26, 2007
Uilani Caroline Silva Gardner, 77, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Carson City, Nev., School District employee, died at home. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by son Michael, daughters Darlene Olich and Lynn Garrett, and nine grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 482, Kealakekua, HI 96750. For more information, call 334-1663.
James William Head
April 30, 2007
James William Head, 78, of Honolulu, a Moorings Hawaii Kai resident manager and U.S. Air Force retiree, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Adams, Tenn. He is survived by wife Patricia, son Scott, daughter Debbie Pagliero, brother Glenn, sisters Patsy West and Helen Stagner, and seven grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 11:30 a.m. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu, HI 96817.
Gary Minoru Imada
April 22, 2007
Gary Minoru Imada, 61, of Honolulu, an FCA Hawaii estimator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marcia, daughters Colleen Imada-Taaca and Jody-Ayn Chung, mother Gladys, brother Earl K. and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lourdes Ibara Inigo
March 26, 2007
Lourdes Ibara Inigo, 51, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tarlac, Tarlac, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Fernando G., sons Fernando C. Jr. and Rodney, daughters Floralie and Yvonne, brother Carlito Carlos, sister Maria Socito and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Mieko S. Katano
March 30, 2007
Mieko S. Katano, 79, of St. George, Utah, died in St. George. She was born in Sendai City, Japan. She is survived by husband Steve; daughters Frances Dykes, Miyoko Fisher and Eleanor Balidio; brothers Suichi, Yoshiji and Gunji; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial: 1 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
The Rev. Jong Ok Lee
April 28, 2007
The Rev. Jong Ok Lee, 65, of Honolulu, a retired Western Presbyterian Church minister, died at home. He was born in South Korea. He is survived by wife Soon Ae; son Soon Cheol; daughters Hae Kyung and Hae Young Lee and Hae Ok Holt; father Man Gee; brothers and sisters; and two grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. today at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cremation to follow.
April 24, 2007
Gladys Lucey, 91, of Honolulu, a retired public school teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Havlock, Iowa. She is survived by husband William, daughter Karri, sister Dorothea Knittel, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. today at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to charity.
Earle John Maixner
March 31, 2007
Earle John Maixner, 93, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a Southern Pacific Railroad switchman, Chinchilla Guild owner, apartment manager, Ocean View Evangelical Church deacon and U.S. Coast Guard radioman first class who served in World War II, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua in Honokaa, Hawaii. He was born in Yakima, Wash. He is survived by wife Roberta, sons Mike Maixner and Jay Maxner, daughter Maureen Palmer, sister May Gisler, nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Ocean View Evangelical Church. Casual attire.
April 12, 2007
Sarah Maun, 68, of Wahiawa, a retired Republic of the Marshall Islands social worker, died. She was born in Jaluit, the Marshall Islands. She is survived by sons Peter, Junior, Jeffrey, Fred and Jimmy; daughters Irene Josephine and Melanie; brothers Johnny, Jima, Alik, Arine, Lanlin, Alee and Ricky; sisters Ruth and Almi; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Newtown Chapel, 94-210 Kahualii St. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Rusty Seishiro Nakagawa
April 12, 2007
Rusty Seishiro Nakagawa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Alexander Brothers Ltd. president and a member of Company C, 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Alice, son Burt, daughter Valerie, brothers Saburo and Akio, and sister Setsuyo Kokubun. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.
April 23, 2007
Yoshito "Scar" Nakamura, 80, of Lahaina died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by son Ryan, daughter Elizabeth and brother Takao. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Oct. 22, 2006
Kenju Ohtomo, 98, of Tokyo, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Nuuanu Memorial Park funeral director and Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin former minister, died in Tokyo. He was born in Tochigi prefecture, Japan. He is survived by son Kenneth; daughters Alma Ohtomo, Louise Viloria and Florence Lovelace; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Wallace T. Oshiro
April 24, 2007
Wallace T. "Wally" Oshiro, 72, of Mililani, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; son Wally; daughter Kristina Nojima; brothers Howard, Edward and Roy; and sister Florence Mayes. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Missionary Church, 95-801 Kipapa Drive, Mililani. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Loretta Yukie Pestrello
April 15, 2007
Loretta Yukie "Mrs. P" Pestrello, 63, of Aiea, a retired Aiea Elementary School cafeteria worker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edward "Mr. P"; daughter Lisa M.M. Quibelan; brothers James, Henry, Donald and Clifton Miyamura; and sisters Helene Yamamoto, Edith Radcliffe and Betsy Koike. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Sally Baran Pikini
April 16, 2007
Sally Baran Pikini, 84, of Waimanalo, a retired waitress, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Eddie, Jerry, Alvin and Edwinroy Cantere; daughters Faye Stadtman and Renee and Kehau; sister Jinny Kofoed; 20 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Keoki William Suerth
April 19, 2007
Keoki William Suerth, 36, of Makakilo, a U.S. Army staff sergeant and member of the 10th Mountain Division, 1st Brigade Combat Team Fort Drum, N.Y., USAMMCE, Germany, 109th QM, Fort Lee, Va., 411th Engineers and Army Reserve, Hawaii, died in Fine, N.Y. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rachel M. Raquion-Suerth; son Kailer K.R.; mother Joy Muranaka; brothers Ron Henderson, Dereck Jimenez, and Carey and Dayne Yamaguchi; and grandparent Peggy Jimenez. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
April 26, 2007
Khayky Vadisirisak, 94, of Honolulu died. She was born in Laos. She is survived by son Somkhit; daughters Kobkhoun Maniboth and Kobkeo and Ngamnit Vadisirisak; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.
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.