Sabina Gumahad Abrigo
Oct. 30, 2007
Sabina Gumahad Abrigo, also known as "Bening" and "Sally," 78, of Waialua, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Vicente D., daughter Julie S. Senas, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Nov. 8, 2007
Kotoku Akamine, 79, of Pearl City, a retired pipe fitter/welder, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife June; daughters Joy Wong and Jan Nishioka; brother Yukio Akamine; sisters Jean Higa, Amy Akamine and Doris Warren; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Sally Andam Angar
Nov. 12, 2007
Sally Andam Angar, 89, of Ewa Beach, a retired Waimano Home Hospital licensed practical nurse in Pearl City, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Calunasan, Maria Siquijor, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Lorraine Wakefield and Jan Angar-Shimabukuro, sister Connie Fernandez, 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Nov. 21, 2007
Napoleon "Uncle Nap" Awo, 97, of Mililani, a retired city employee and World War II veteran, died in Ka Punawai Ola. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by nephews and nieces. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Mary L. Bluekle
Nov. 11, 2007
Mary L. Bluekle, 67, of Honolulu, a Joe Pacific Shoe Repair Shop co-owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Porterville, Calif. She is survived by husband Robert LoPresti, daughter Gena LoPresti, sisters Anne Bozanich and Betty Bluekle, and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday on the beach fronting Outrigger Waikiki Beach Hotel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers. Leis welcome.
Celedonia Orlanda Cariaga
Nov. 17, 2007
Celedonia Orlanda Cariaga, 70, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Bani, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Mariano; sons Verginio, Delfino, Librado and Melchor; daughters Maria Gamiao, Isabelita Paraoan, Cheryl Polendey, and Marina and Mercy Cariaga; brothers Wigberto, Marcelo Jr. and David Orlanda; sisters Rosalinda Nuevo, Petra Barad, Lydia Lozano and Marcelina Vidal; and 20 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Jude Catholic Church in Makakilo. Call after 6 p.m. Inurnment to be held in the Philippines. Casual attire.
Nov. 17, 2007
Chieko Katayama, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by son Kent, daughters Sharon Chin and Joy Yamamoto, nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Rainier Cachero Medrano
Oct. 25, 2007
Rainier Cachero "Ray" Medrano, 49, of Pearl City, a Tripler Army Medical Center medical technologist, Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Central Medical Laboratory and Kuakini Pathologist's Medical and Cytology Laboratory employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marites C., daughters Lauren M.C. and Meghan K.C., mother Felipa C., brothers Stephen C. and Erwin C., and sisters Grace C. Medrano and Joy M. Macias. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Nov. 14, 2007
Haruyuki Muramoto, 90, of Hilo, a retired H. Muramoto general contractor owner and contractor, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shinobu; sons Raymond, Benjamin, Bert and Miles; 12 grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren. Private services.
Charles Raymond Newcomb
Nov. 21, 2007
Charles Raymond Newcomb, 52, of Honolulu, a federal firefighter, died. He was born in Texas. He is survived by mother Mitsue Newcomb-Waldrop, stepfather Maxie "Joe" Waldrop and sister Paula L. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Olivet Baptist Church. Scattering of ashes: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Rock Piles, behind Ilikai Hotel.
Facundo Damo Paguirigan Sr.
Oct. 18, 2007
Facundo Damo Paguirigan Sr., 76, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Carmen; sons Rollie, Edel, Respicio, Facundo Jr. and Dominador; daughters Elvira and Marlyn Ulep, and Lydia Mahor; sister Justina Ulep; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Kalihi. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Carl Phillip Peeples
Nov. 20, 2007
Carl Phillip Peeples, 54, of Waianae, a glazier, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Rayleen Kahananui; son Carlson; daughters Melony S. and Hekili-O-Kalani P. Kahananui, and Audreen Ke'a and Lahela-Keao-O-Kalani Tolentino; mother Audrey U. Ii; brothers Kalani Peeples and Glen and Jury Ii; sisters Sharonlee Anderson, Charmaing Caminos, Ululani Vangieson and Genieva Ii; and 12 grandchildren. Private services.
Rosemary Leialoha Santiago
Nov. 16, 2007
Rosemary Leialoha Santiago, 61, of Mililani, a retired Fort Shafter supervisor, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Nathan-Jon and Naves "Sonny" III, daughters C. Noelani Realin and Rochelle Santiago, brothers Joseph Jr. and Jeffery Lane, sister Noreen "Ilima" Lane and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Oct. 29, 2007
Masatoki Tanouye, 94, of Hilo, a Union 76 Oil Co. resident manager, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kumamoto, Japan. He is survived by son Calvin; daughters Marie Fernandez, Pat McKeon and Sandi Thornton; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
James Jun Ying Young
Nov. 8, 2007
James Jun Ying Young, also known as Jun Ying Young, 91, of Honolulu, a retired photographer, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Joni Clarke and three grandchildren. Private services.
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.