Capt. Lawrence Kelley / 1922-2007
Aug. 26, 2007
Juliet Arzadon, 43, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Tropical Burgers prep cook, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Edwin Acob, son Gavin Acob, daughters Tasha and Natalya Acob, mother Ester, brothers David and Stuart, and sister Karen. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Christian Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery. Casual attire.
Benita Dumayas Batangan
Aug. 10, 2007
Benita Dumayas Batangan, 84, of Eleele, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Jose, daughters Apolonia Ramelb and Melchora Paguirigan, sister Eduvejes Patinga, 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 7 at Borthwick Mortuary, Koloa. Mass: 11 a.m. Sept. 8 at Eleele Sacred Heart Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
David William Bending
Aug. 23, 2007
David William Bending, 74, of Kailua-Kona, a Dave's Bike Shop owner, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Northampton, England. He is survived by daughters Sonia Bending-Slates, Tina Graciidis and Kerina Carter; sisters Marion Brown and Janet Smith; and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Old Airport Beach, first pavilion.
Aug. 17, 2007
Hubert "Billy" Brandt, 62, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired Dyne Electron/Pacific Missile Range Facility supply technician, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Melvin Berengue Sr.; caregivers/nephews Chico, Leroy, Michael, Kimo and Damien Lazaro; and caregiver/niece Lani Keuma. Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery pavilion. Call after 1 p.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual or aloha attire.
Ruth Mitsuyo Date
Aug. 10, 2007
Ruth Mitsuyo Date, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Summers Pharmacy office assistant, died in care home. She was born in Maunaloa, Molokai. She is survived by sister Jane Kim. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Joseph Farias Jr.
Aug. 26, 2007
Joseph Farias Jr., 83, of Lawai, Kauai, a retired state Harbors Division supervisor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ethel, sons Eugene and Elroy, daughter Joanne Coates, a brother, five sisters, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Aloha attire.
Aug. 20, 2007
Kiyoto Irie, 89, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired former Hilo Coast Processing Co. tractor operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honohina, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hanae; sons Glenn, Norman and Gary; daughter Faye Kamehaiku; sisters Fumie Irie, Fusako Sakai, Sueko Nakamura and Takeko Amimoto; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Corazon Aguilar Jackson
Aug. 21, 2007
Corazon Aguilar "Cora" Jackson, 74, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Cebu, Philippines. She is survived by sons King and Willis; daughters Lolyme Jackson, Amelia Moore, Janet Vaughn, Margie Thomas and Rose Perreault; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Committal services: 830 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Lester Hoon Kop
Aug. 27, 2007
Lester Hoon Kop, 85. of Honolulu, a retired merchant mariner, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Jennifer Walthall, stepchildren Olan Carpenter and Robert Peltier, sisters Gladys Kekina and Eileen Ayala, 19 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 13, 2007
Reina Meermans, 98, of Pearl City, a schoolteacher, died at home. She was born in Djuana Java, Indonesia. She is survived by son Piet, daughters Renee Coester and Dorian Bol, brother Max Lucardie, eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Dye O Miller
July 10, 2007
Dye "Don" O Miller, of Kaneohe, a mechanical electrical engineer, died. He was born in Port Arthur, Texas. He is survived by companion Mokihana Itamura, daughters Stacy and Kathy Miller, mother Betty Donahue and brother Robert Donahue. Private services.
Robert Eugene Montgomery
Aug. 24, 2007
Robert Eugene "Bob" Montgomery, 85, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a field electronics communication consultant and U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Purcell, Colo. He is survived by wife Zora, son Keith, stepsons Edward and Grant Davis, daughter Janet Iokepa, brother Donald and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Private graveside services at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association, 944 W. Kawailani St., Hilo, HI 96720.
Aug. 14, 2007
Kami Nakata, 102, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by sons Takemitsu "Nick," Edwin O. and Lawrence M.; daughters Nobuko and Suemi Nakata, Amy T. Ballard and Rose H. Kelley; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 15, 2007
Rei Okumura, 83, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Central Pacific Bank assistant, died in Kau Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stephen I., Miles D. and Glenn J.; daughter Ramona M.; brother John Tsutsumi; sisters Lynda Nagano, Martha Takaki and Clara Takiguchi; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sept. 8 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Honolulu. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Genoveva B. Pasion
Aug. 27, 2007
Genoveva B. Pasion, 88, of Lihue, a laborer, died. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Art and Francis; daughters Betty Leonillo, Connie Fernandez, Delina Sacucio and Eliros Reyes; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Mass: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
Aug. 20, 2007
Naomi Shaw, 35, of Honolulu, a Tutu Resort Wedding coordinator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Christopher L., son Tres H. Mizzelle, daughter Tianna A., father Katsuhiko N. Yoshida, mother Tomiko Yoshida and sister Hiroko Azechi. Private services.
Bert Tsuneo Tagawa
Aug. 11, 2007
Bert Tsuneo Tagawa, 82, of Waipahu died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Maunaloa, Molokai. He is survived by wife Florence H., son Kevin H., daughter April T. Arquette, brother Tommy, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Augusta Olin Texeira
Aug. 20, 2007
Augusta Olin Texeira, 88, of Honolulu died. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughters Susan Miyata and Shirley Newman, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. 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.