Ruby Gayle-Ann Borrero
May 11, 2007
Ruby Gayle-Ann Borrero, 35, of Wailuku, a former accounting clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Gregory Johnson; father Rudy; mother Gwendolyn; brothers Leo and Rudy; sister Rochelle; stepsisters Louise Ludricks, Alice Goldade, Barbara Jensen and Betty Uese; and companion Larry Singson Sr. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Bessie Elisia Cambra
May 4, 2007
Bessie Elisia Cambra, 67, of Waianae, a retired Dr. Carlos Lum clinic accounting clerk, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Anthony J. Sr.; children Aricilia Schneider and Anthony Jr., Timothy and Thomas Cambra, Carolyn Elkins, Debra Pritchard, Melissa Prejean and Glorianna Girtyruff; sister Gloria Hosino; 26 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Juana Rutab Domingo
May 7, 2007
Juana Rutab Domingo, 89, of Hilo, formerly of Lanai, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Nanguneg, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Feliza Rendon and Lucy Lee, sister Catalina Dalet, 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. next Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.
Manuel Santos Fernandez Jr.
April 27, 2007
Manuel Santos Fernandez Jr., 64, of Florida, formerly of Hilo, a retired Grayline Tours bus driver, died in Florida. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Marilyn N.; brothers Bob, Roy, Andrew and Adam; and sisters Thelma Bayes and Flora Solomon. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Committal services to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
Lorna F.H. Giesmann
April 18, 3007
Lorna F.H. Giesmann, 88, of Selma, Calif., a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Walter and Gary Kirby, daughter Kathryn Miley, sisters Elizabeth Harris and Caroline Dennis, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. today at Holy Trinity Church. Burial to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Charlene Jean Hayashi
April 20, 2007
Charlene Jean Hayashi, 56, of Las Vegas, an accounts receivable supervisor, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Larry; son Bryce Kaneshiro; stepson Clinton; mother Maria Dearmore; brothers Leonard, Patrick and Zachary Suan; sisters Donna Louden, Rowena Beaver, Maryann Dearmore and Darice Alensonorin; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
May 6, 2007
Yuwato Hirayama, 84, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Y. Hirayama Farm Inc. proprietor, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by wife Toshiko; sons Royce, Nathan, Keith and Kent; brothers Michio, Tsutomu, Nobuo and Hitoshi; sisters Miyuki Carlyle, Kikuye Masumoto and Haruko Kawaoka; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dr. Judith Y.J. Ing-Higashi
May 2, 2007
Dr. Judith Y.J. Ing-Higashi, 54, of Seattle, a Valley Medical Center Rehabilitation Medicine medical director, VMC's Cancer Care Team founding member and University of Washington physician, died in Seattle. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dr. Michael Higashi, daughters Meredith and Lindsay, mother Lillian Ing and brothers and sisters Lorna Goo, Michael Ing, Dr. Karen Hu and Natalie Thoresen. Services held in Seattle. Remembrances may be sent to Nikkei Concerns, 1601 E. Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122.
John Gibson Kilbey Sr.
April 29, 2007
John Gibson Kilbey Sr., 86, of Waimanalo, a retired fire captain, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons John G. Jr., Alan and Nathan; daughter Margaret Mizuta; sister Annie Silva; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Hawaiian attire.
Eugene Genichi Miura
April 29, 2007
Eugene Genichi Miura, 76, of Kaneohe, a Department of Education lunchroom supervisor, retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shipwright and city lifeguard at Kaneohe District Park, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Derek; daughters Elise and Jeannine; brothers Paul, Tall, Daniel, Evan and Eli; sisters Emiko Kobayashi, Mildred Tsuruda, June Savella and Lily Malani; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.
The Rev. Edward K. Nakamoto
April 19, 2007
The Rev. Edward K. "Pastor Ed" Nakamoto, 70, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. engineer and New Hope Christian Fellowship pastor in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son David; hanai son and daughter Donny and Tammy Kimi; daughters Leesa Keawe-Kahuli, Lia O. Keawe and Moanikeala Nakamoto; brothers Leroy, Thomas and James "Tatsu"; four grandchildren; and two hanai grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship-Hilo, Gathering Place, 840 Kupulau Road. Call after 9 a.m. Private scattering to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.
Diego Ignacio Salvador
April 24, 2007
Diego Ignacio Salvador, 88, of Ewa Beach died at home. He was born in Barrio No. 60 Madiladig, Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Eusebia V.; sons Esmeraldo and Edralin; daughters Encarnacion Salvador, Elnora Tomas, Evelyn Barut and Eliza Dawang; brothers Federico and Teodoro; sister Sofia; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
The Rev. Jaime E. Vergara Sr.
May 6, 2007
The Rev. Jaime E. Vergara Sr., 95, of Honolulu, a senior companion coordinator and Aldersgate United Methodist Church pastor, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lucrecia; sons Jaime Jr., Alex and Edward; daughters Fe Rosario Maximo and Jailu Navarrette; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1352 Liliha St., Honolulu. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
April 22, 2007
Tsutayo Yamada, 90, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Lodi, Calif. She is survived by sons Tetsuya, Yoichi, Katsuya, Bob, Ernest and David; daughters Amy Abe, Yoko Takai, Kazuko Kaneshiro and May and Ann Takafuji; brothers Ichiji, Moriaki, Yoshio and Muneo Uyeda; sister Sadame Yamakawa; 23 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
June Mieko Yamasaki
April 21, 2007
June Mieko Yamasaki, 73, of Aiea, a Good News of God's Kingdom preacher, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Franklin M.; sons Nathan and Nolan; daughters Colette Iwahori and Cindy Aviu; brothers James, Kenneth and Harry Okabe; sisters Barbara Okumura and Shirley Yamanouchi; and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
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.