Anita Jamito Blanco Boctot
Dec. 12, 2007
Anita Jamito Blanco Boctot, 69, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Ozamis City, Philippines. She is survived by husband Francisco P.; sons Rene J., Francisco J., Emerson J. and Glenn J.; daughters Merilou B. Kitchen, Nenita Panilag, Areeli Rizalda, Emily B. Nacalaban, Judith Mouser and Linie J., Gemma J. and Mildred J. Boctot; and 19 grandchildren. Services to be held in the Philippines.
Elizabeth Ann Decker
Dec. 19, 2007
Elizabeth Ann Decker, 55, of Hilo, a retired Waiakea Intermediate School teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. today at Puna Congregational Church. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dec. 15, 2007
Robert Degnan, 53, of Haleiwa, a sea captain, died in Kailua. He was born in Boston. He is survived by mother Cicely Petrosky and sister Judi Dalton. Private services.
Raymond Leong Fong
Dec. 16, 2007
Raymond Leong Fong, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Halfhill Electrical Co. employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mervlyn "Mervy"; sons Gregory and Andrew; brothers Francis, Benjamin and Albert; sister Clarice Choy; and a grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Dec. 4, 2007
Yasuko "Betty" Fujioka, 83, of Wahiawa, a retired Wahiawa Bowl manager, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Hajime, sons Alan and Scot, and three grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
July 22, 2007
Frances "Frannie" Gaspar, 68, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by sons Michael, Kimokeo, Gordon, Darryl, Eric, John and Nelson; daughters Gloria, Debra, Rose, Brenda, Dayna and Sara; brothers Walter Sr. and Robert; sister Linda; 45 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Dorothy Lorene Lombardo
Dec. 15, 2007
Dorothy Lorene Lombardo, 85, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Barnard, Mo. She is survived by son Dr. Frank, daughters Anita Valentine and Karen Gettinger, and six grandchildren. Services to be held in Kansas City, Mo. Donations suggested to Catholic Charities of Hawaii.
Joseph Lopez Sr.
Nov. 26, 2007
Joseph Lopez Sr., 95, of Kailua, a retired Hawaiian Dredging crane operator, died in Kailua. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Katherine; sons Joseph Jr. and Steve Lopez, and Paul Miguel; daughters Josephine Nobriga, Jane Kaui, Joyce Pascua, Dani Dee and Lydia Daniels; brother Migo Lopez; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. next Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Dec. 29 at Valley of the Temples.
Richard Yoshito Miyashiro
Dec. 7, 2007
Richard Yoshito Miyashiro, 74, of Garden Grove, Calif., formerly of Kailua, a retired U.S. Postal Service clerk, died in Fountain Valley, Calif. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Masako, children Robert and Lisa, and brothers Yoshio, Tadashi and Hide. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Dec. 4, 2007
Tsuchino Mori, 90, of Waialua died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Arthur H., Gordon T. and Thomas H.; brothers Jack Kaguni and Yasuo and Noboru Kakuni; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Susan Louise Morley
Dec. 18, 2007
Susan Louise Morley, 58, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry, son Patrick and daughter Pamela. Services to be held at a later date. Donations suggested to the Queen's Cancer Center.
Dec. 11, 2007
Yoshie "Carol" Nozoe, 82, of Aiea died at home. She was born in Kaunakakai, Molokai. She is survived by sons Malcolm and Neal; daughter Norine Fitzgerald; brothers Shigeru "Henry" and Lawrence Kurosawa; sisters Peggy Uemura, Kiyono Iwamoto, Alice Brown and Amy Sugihara; hanai sister Tema Tadu; and five grandchildren. No services. Scattering of ashes to be held in the Molokai Channel.
Frank Quinn Jr.
Dec. 9, 2007
Frank Quinn Jr., 86, of Washington, a chief of police and Navy hospital corpsman who served in World War II, and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War and Vietnam War, died in Bremerton, Wash. He was born in South Portland, Maine. He is survived by sons Stephen and Gary. Graveside services: 3 p.m. next Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Lillian Lau Rice
Dec. 6, 2007
Lillian Lau Rice, 83, of Honolulu, a retired secretary, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alexander E. Jr., son Michael D., daughter Diane S. Lau, sisters Evelyn Paresa and Gwendolyn Chock, and five grandchildren. Private services.
Dec. 13, 2007
Louis Soares, also known as Gunga Din, 78, of Waianae died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Iwalani K. Dumler, Kamakaokalani Prinkey, Kaipolani Aldrich, Rosielani VeaVea and Kailani Soares; brother Orlando Soares; sisters Agnes Jutba, Susan Aldeguer, Rose M. Awong and Edith Texeira; 20 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. tomorrow at Holy Mount Zion Church in Maili. Scattering of ashes: noon Sunday at Pokai Bay Beach Park.
Raymond M. Torkildson
Dec. 17, 2007
Raymond M. Torkildson, 90, of, Honolulu, a lawyer with Torkildson, Katz, Moore and Hetherington, and Army major who served in World War II, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in South Dakota. He is survived by wife Sharman, sons Steven and Thomas, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Ah yet Wong
Dec. 17, 2007
Ah yet Wong, 90, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Clinic physician, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kay, son Alan C. Wong, daughter Brenda Li and a grandchild. Private services.
Dec. 9, 2007
Isami Yamada, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Yoshidaya Candy Store owner, died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Richard T., daughters Carol H. Kajikawa and Joyce M. Jodoi; brother Yutaka "Oscar," sister Evelyn Y. Narahara, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Dec. 14, 2007
Akira Yasutake, 78, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service employee and Korean war veteran, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mildred O., sons Alan and Darrel, daughter Jo Ann M. Sakato, brothers Skippy T. and Satoru A., sister Michie Nakashima and four 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.