Placida Fontanilla Alonzo
April 25, 2008
Placida "Pilar" Fontanilla Alonzo, 86, of Wailuku, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. employee, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Paing, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Leon C.; sons Pedro "Pedring," Nestor and Ben; daughters Flordelina "Flor" Andrion, Rosita "Rosing" Aquino and Adela Paet; brothers Juan "Johnny" and Santiago "Ago" Fontanilla; 19 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Call after 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
May 20, 2008
Esther "Penny" Berson, 86, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Providence, R.I. She is survived by daughter Sandra; and brothers Sam, Robert and Dave Penn; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Puna Congregational Christian Church, Keaau. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Charmaine Iwalani Campbell
May 18, 2008
Charmaine Iwalani Campbell, 45, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy; sons Cavin K., Jessie J. and Shane K.; daughters Charmin N. Campbell and Kahilo Richardson; hanai daughter Shannon Lucas; brother David H. Kikau Jr.; sisters Debra-Ann Kikau-Costa and Barbara-Ann Chong; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 9 a.m.
John Christopher Chute
May 22, 2008
John Christopher Chute, 60, of Kamuela, Hawaii, formerly of Readfield, Maine, an Island Chevrolet general manager, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in County Durham, England. He is survived by wife Christina; sons Christopher, Spencer and Jonathan; daughter Rosemarie; mother Evelyn Robinson-Chute; and sister Heather Thatcher. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at St. James Episcopal Church, Waimea, Hawaii. Casual attire.
Hattie Bega Cruz
May 8, 2008
Hattie Bega Cruz, 75, of Waipahu died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Kenneth Mittleider; brothers John and Manuel Bega, and Raymond Vegas; sister Juana Hernandez; and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. No flowers.
Ida Colleen Fogarty
April 24, 2008
Ida "Coni" Colleen Fogarty, 56, of Kaneohe, a certified nurse's aide, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Hardin, Ky. She is survived by companion Timothy J. Lien, daughter Lacy Lien, parents Daniel T. and Mary Ann, brother Daniel "Baba," and sisters Gayle Young and Cindy Exton. Services: 8:30 a.m. Saturday on the beach at the the Ilikai Hotel.
Mary C. Gahler
May 22, 2008
Mary "Ceci" C. Gahler, 64, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center registered nurse, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Baltimore. She is survived by husband James C., sons Jamie K. and Shawn K., daughter Diana M., brothers Philip and Bernie Leitner, and a grandchild. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment at a later date. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Maryknoll School, 1526 Alexander St., Honolulu, HI 96822.
Moses Kapuhelani Kalili
April 26, 2008
Moses "Moke" Kapuhelani Kalili, 81, of Hauula, a Hawaiian Island Builders vice president, Moses Kalili General Contractor owner and U.S. Army veteran, died in Hauula. He was born in Hauula. He is survived by wife Chrysanthemum "Pea;" sons Moses "Moke Boy" Jr., Wade K. and Datsun; daughters Doreen Ah Quin and Leona Tupou; hanai sons Gordon DeMello, Johnny Pascual, Kapuhelani Tupou and Jojo Kalili; hanai daughter Pearl Paaoao; brother Stephen; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Hauula Cemetery. Casual attire.
Randall Nobuyuki Kamiya
May 7, 2008
Randall Nobuyuki Kamiya, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Agriculture supervisor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by son Troy, daughter Treena and mother Rachael. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Archibald Scott Mahaulu
May 10, 2008
Archibald Scott Mahaulu, 77, of Waikiki, a The Cab dispatcher and retired U.S. Marine Corps staff sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia; sons Jonathan, Matthew, Larry and Peter Holmes; daughters Roxanne, Aeraldine, Carriedine and Loridine Mahaulu, Kathy Bloom, Julie Hamer and Debbie Spinks; brothers Alexander "Kuhio" and Thomas; sisters Marylouise Thomas, Emmaline Chun and Nani Mahaulu; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Donations suggested to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Haruo Paul Nakai
May 23, 2008
Haruo Paul Nakai, 64, of Honolulu, Travel Plaza Transportation and JAS Express founder, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hyogo, Japan. He is survived by wife Yasuko; sons Wade Y., Shawn T., Nolan N. and Neil N.; brother Ichiro; and sister Masako Ishihara. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
May 7, 2008
Akiko Ohta, 93, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Geriatric Care, Inc. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Mark M.; daughters Janet K. Tanaka and Lorraine E. Uto; brothers Fred T. and Asa Yoshimoto; sisters Nancy N. Abe, Molly H. Tanaka and Sally F. Smith; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
Gloria OsorioMay 20, 2008
Gloria "Anne" Osorio, 74, of Honolulu, a Realtor, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in New York, N.Y. She is survived by husband Theordore, son Keoki Anthony M., daughter Kaiulani E.O. Pletsch, sister Trudi Nigro and three grandchildren. Private services.
Mun Sok Pae
May 17, 2008
Mun Sok Pae, 64, of Honolulu, Korean Senior Citizen Association president and Pae's Bag owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife Ok Sim; sons Sang Yong, Sang Son and Sang Ki; brother Chum Sok; and sisters Sun Nam and Soon Jeong Pae, and Ying Soon Chong. Services: noon Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m.
May 12, 2008
Martha Paiva, 82, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Kailua, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alfred Jr., Norbert Sr. and Alfred III; daughter Caroljune; sister Gene Peroff; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kailua. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Maria Serrano Palado
May 12, 2008
Maria Serrano Palado, 86, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Surngit, San Juan, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by half brother Gregorio Bucauto and caregiver Loreta S. Baula. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Edilberto Ramos Ramos
May 7, 2008
Edilberto "Berting" Ramos Ramos, 84, of Honolulu, a retired International Market Place maintenance worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Barangay Sipulo, Bacnotan, La Union, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Encarnacion "Florentina" "Loring," sons Alexander "Alex" and Edwin, daughters Floridel "Lori" "Odel" Renon and Marlene Pettit, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 11:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kalihi. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Pedro Ramil Resurrection
April 27, 2008
Pedro Ramil Resurrection, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Hawaiian Band member, died in Honolulu. He was born in Barangay 11, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Inez, sons Erwin and Ray, daughter Jocelyn Cabalce, sister Teborcia Agustin, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Ward. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Thurston Edward Robinson
May 22, 2008
Thurston Edward "Beans" Robinson, 93, of Kailua, retired Stat Linen Supply owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Boston. He is survived by son Jack, stepdaughters Jeanette Fraga and Ginger Dias, and 25 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 10 a.m.
Joseph Clifford Rosa Jr.
May 19, 2008
Joseph Clifford Rosa Jr., 92, of Kahului, a retired Maui County Parks & Recreation supervisor, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Huelo, Maui. He is survived by son Clifford, daughters Kathleen Bergau and Audrey Phelps, 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
May 19, 2008
Cuong Son, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Vietnam Military Army captain, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife My Thuy Hoang, sons Trong and Tony, daughter My Thien Thi and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Burial: 10 a.m. June 10 at Valley of the Temples.
May 8, 2008
Pepe Taetuna, 96, of Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Fomai, Gogo and Pule; daughters Sauula Ui Iiga and Selina Rista; 50 grandchildren; 131 great-grandchildren; and 34 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Seventh Day Adventist Church. Call after 7 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
John Joseph Toledo Sr.
May 21, 2008
John Joseph Toledo Sr., 82, of Aiea, retired Toledo and Associates owner, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eleanor, sister Rosaline Holgerson, two grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Church, Aiea. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Louise Mary Naauao Vellina
May 20, 2008
Louise Mary Naauao Vellina, 85, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Ulupalakua, Maui. She is survived by sons Ricky and Felix Vellina Jr., and Ron Kaalakea; daughters Thelma Kauhaahaa, Sharon Pia, Anne Kimura and Linda Legsay; 20 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and noon Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation.
Angel Francis Villamor
May 17, 2008
Angel Francis Villamor, 64, of Las Vegas, a retired Dole Cannery equipment operator, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Jerrianne; son Francis; daughters Corinthia Kihewa and Racquael Villamor; brothers Alfredo Jr., Bernard and Vincent "Elvis;" sisters Maryann Villamor, Bernadette Kurch, Audrey Tercero, Grace Villamor-Bizzell and Jamie Oshiro; and eight grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Clarence Babatunde Fodiaba Winston
May 13, 2008
Clarence Babatunde Fodiaba Winston, 62, of Kaneohe, a freelance carpenter, spiritual teacher and musician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Tami "Kauakea," sons Reginald Winston and Sam Schechter, daughters Ayana Winston and Alea Scechter, sister Jeanie and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Friday. Call 754-5693 for location.
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.