Nov. 3, 2007
Peter Avilla, 80, of Aiea, a merchant marine seaman, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Jordan and James. Private services.
Clifford Wah Jun Chang
Oct. 15, 2007
Clifford Wah Jun Chang, 69, of Honolulu, a University of West Florida professor emeritus, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Kam Hung L.; brothers Geoffrey, Dennis and Milton; and sisters Sylvia Goo and Amy Guigui. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private burial at a later date. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Sunday.
Juliana Castro Decierdo
Oct. 20, 2007
Juliana Castro "Nomer" Decierdo, 74, of Kapolei died in the Philippines. She was born in Camotes, Cebu, Philippines. She is survived by husband Alfredo N. Sr.; sons Fidel, Nestor, Jovito and Alfredo Jr.; daughters Marylyn Silva, Araceli Marzado, and Dulce and Alicia Decierdo; brother Rogelio Garciano; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Mary Alice Flores
Oct. 21, 2007
Mary Alice Flores, 62, of Kapolei, a retired American Savings Bank employee, died in Kapolei. She was born in Great Bend, Kan. She is survived by husband Juan A.; son Marco A.; daughters Tonya M. Flores, Sheryl A. Kim and Reath McDonald; mother Reata L. Boyd; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. No services.
Clayton John Haumea
Oct. 28, 2007
Clayton John "Hawaiian Cowboy" Haumea, 62, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Cy O.J.; daughters Charmaine K., Natascha L. and Jillianne M.; mother of children Theresa K.M. Kauhane; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Ernest Woodrow Hoffhine
Nov. 16, 2007
Ernest Woodrow "Woody' Hoffhine, 91, of Kihei, Maui, a retired Realtor, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Kansas. No survivors. Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao.
Ethel Sen Look
Nov. 13, 2007
Ethel Sen Look, 79, of Kapolei, a retired state Labor Department clerk, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Steven; daughter Lorna Look-Tamayo; brothers Mannfred and Edward Sen; sisters Gladys Kam, Sadie Choy and Stella Goo; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.
Abraham Pasion Marcelino
Oct. 26, 2007
Abraham Pasion "Abe" Marcelino, 72, of Ewa Beach died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Barangay, Peralta, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Emilia G.; sons Alden G. and Romel G.; daughters Chona M. Hata and Melissa M. Calma; brothers Mariano, Roque and Felipe; sister Beatriz Gutierrez; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Stephen Hiroshi Miyagawa
Nov. 16, 2007
Stephen Hiroshi Miyagawa, 78, of Chicago, a retired Edgewater Hospital employee and a Korean War veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart, died in Chicago. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Stephen-Alan, daughter Dawna-Jeri, brother Randy, sisters Jane Yoshizumi and Betty Fukushima, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Services in Chicago. Donations suggested to Blind Service Association, 17 N. State St., Suite 1050, Chicago, IL 60602-3510.
Stephen William Mooz
Nov. 9, 2007
Stephen WIlliam Mooz, 50, of Kihei, Maui, a self-employed home inspector, died at home. He was born in Staten Island, N.Y. He is survived by father Harold, stepmother Constance, mother Beatrice Goodere, stepfather Steve Goodere and sisters Elizabeth Geeslin and Carolyn Mooz. A celebration of life will be held 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahana Beach. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.
Jenny T. Nakamoto
Nov. 8, 2007
Jenny T. Nakamoto, 66, of Hilo, a schoolteacher and co-owner of Bayside Chevron Service Inc., died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joel; mother Dorothy Mayeda; brother Peter Okutani; stepbrothers Steven, Glenn and Wayne Mayeda; stepsisters Loreli Eberhardt and Faye Young; and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Nov. 10, 2007
Crespin Pan, 76, of Honolulu died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Puukolii, Maui. He is survived by wife Maggie; son Crespin K. Jr.; daughters Cheryl Sroufe and Lynette Eastman; brothers Rudy and Gilbert Pan, and Abe and Ernie Cabinte; and sisters Marcy Panis, Cora Fernandez and Linda Cabinte. Services: 11 a.m. today at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Refreshments to follow at the mortuary. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Alejandrino Ragasa Sr.
Nov. 4, 2007
Alejandrino "Andy" Ragasa Sr., 83, of Omao, Kauai, formerly of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Kohala Hospital licensed practical nurse, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home on Kauai. He was born in Santa Catalina, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Andy Jr. and Crisanto; daughters Patricia Defiesta, Joanne Strohlin and Josephine Ramos; brother Joaquin; sisters Marcelina Racca, and Enriqueta and Hipolita Ragasa; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Kohala. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.
Mable E. Roberts
Nov. 8, 2007
Mable E. Roberts, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Texas. She is survived by daughter Barbara Hurt and six grandchildren. Private services.
John Frederic Stapleton
Nov. 13, 2007
John Frederic Stapleton, 73, of Honolulu and San Francisco, an Army veteran and C. Brewer & Co. manager, died in Honolulu. He also was founder of Stapleton and Associates and the John F. Stapleton School of Real Estate. He was born in Bridgeport, Conn. He is survived by wife Beryl A. Ono, son Beau, daughter Dagny and brother William L. A celebration of life will be held 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1 at Pacific Club, 1451 Queen Emma St.
Petronilo Ballesteros Viernes
Nov. 11, 2007
Petronilo Ballesteros Viernes, 85, of Ewa Beach died at home. He was born in Jones, Isabella, Philippines. He is survived by wife Encarnacion "Sion"; sons Virgelio and Freddie; daughters Cresencia Borroneo, Lolita Raquipo, Gloria Ocbana, Terisita Julian, Virginia Binluan, Fenita Labitoria, Josephine Baines and Chita Recaido; sister Fausta Barit; 57 grandchildren; and 74 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Kalihi. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Winston Tsutomu Watanabe
Nov. 11, 2007
Winston Tsutomu Watanabe, 84, of Kahului, a self-employed Realtor, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Midori F., son Neil and sister Ellen Kasai. Private services. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Saturday.
Nov. 10, 2007
Itsuko Yamamoto, 90, of Kapaa, Kauai, formerly of Kamuela, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Ronald; daughters Helen Orikasa, Bernice Hiraoka and Carol Kukahiko; sister Ichisaburo Nakamura; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Kamuela Hongwanji, 65-1110 Church Road. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.
Hiroko T. Yamashita
Nov. 11, 2007
Hiroko T. Yamashita, 77, of Haiku, Maui, a Shirokiya salesclerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kyoto, Japan. She is survived by daughters Terry Nagasawa, Sherry Ching and Sandy Yamashita; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services held.
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.