Robert B. Bruce Jr.
June 24, 2008
Robert B. Bruce Jr., 88, of Honolulu, a military veteran and retired Windward Toyota employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by son Robert III; daughters Barbara Hulama, Linda Bruce and Susan Hadley; brothers Frank and Gerald; sister Peggy Harkins; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private burial. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.
June 12, 2008
Satoru "Jack" Fujikawa, 81, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Owen; daughter Nora Kissel; sisters Clara Ogata, Marian Tsue and Winifred Lee; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Eunice Chut Hee Gee
June 23, 2008
Eunice Chut Hee Gee, 88, of Aiea, a retired Liberty House head cashier at Pearlridge Center, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Mokuleia. She is survived by sons Jeff, Larry and Lincoln Yamashita; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church on North King Street. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church.
Carl Lonoaia Kaumeheiwa
June 16, 2008
Carl Lonoaia Kaumeheiwa, 74, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Chevron Shipping Co. merchant seaman, died in Keaau. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Zelda; son Benjamin "Lono"; daughters Kanoelehua Miller, Karlyn "Oli" Lani and Loraleen "Lupo" Paupore; brother Bill Aki; sisters Luella Peterson, Lani Soong and Manono McMillen; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
June 23, 2008
Thomas "Yobo" Kim, 83, of Ewa, an Army veteran, died in Ewa. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by sons Clayton, Terrance and Kelvin; daughters Jo and Kathryn Kim and Candy Nickison; brothers Vaughn and Barney; sister Dolly Kawasaki; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Call after 5:30 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Aimee L. Lieber
June 30, 2008
Aimee L. Lieber, 47, of Moloaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Boston. She is survived by husband Tom, son Leaf and daughters Rose and Cheris Thompson. No services.
Rosario B. Monteclar
July 2, 2008
Rosario B. "Rose" Monteclar, 68, of Honolulu, a Spencecliff Restaurant, Cafe Princess and Paradiso Seafood and Grille supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born on Lanai. She is survived by son Emmanuel, daughter Eunice R., brothers Dickie Catian and Abundio Bohol, and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Avalon Long Term Care Center or Hawaiian Humane Society.
July 2, 2008
Eloise "Ella" Nelson, 59, of Hilo, an X-ray technician, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by mother Veronica and brother Eugene. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Conrad Denis Passas
June 25, 2008
Conrad Denis Passas, 70, of Honolulu, a Passas Sports owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anna, sons Vince and Conrad D. Jr., daughter Theresa A. Pheobus and four grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. July 12 at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Vincent Newman Perez
July 1, 2008
Vincent Newman Perez, 59, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Huntington Beach, Calif., a Pride Building and Development Co. owner, died at home. He was born in Canada. He is survived by wife Marilen, son Vincent M., daughter Melissa Marshall, mother Rosine, sister Linda Dominguez and three grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date in Huntington Beach.
John Michael Ronan
June 20, 2008
John Michael "J.R." Ronan, 36, of Honolulu, a server, chef and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Boston. He is survived by companion Geanette Upil, son Giovanni, daughter Kiana, mother Charlene G., brother Devin, hanai brother Richard Whitley and sisters Charlene Ronan, Sabrina Shepherd and Samantha Ronan. Private services.
Robert Shigeki Shigematsu
June 26, 2008
Robert Shigeki Shigematsu, 56, of Honolulu, a state Library Services technician, died at home. He was born in Ibaraki-Ken, Japan. He is survived by wife Marilee K. and mother Hisako. Private services.
June 27, 2008
Yoshitaka Tachibana, 80, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. He was born in Fukuoka, Japan. He is survived by wife Shigeko H.; sisters Yuri Trent, Keiko Naganuma and Reiko Navarro; and a grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Bessie Kimiyo Takeuchi
June 17, 2008
Bessie Kimiyo Takeuchi, 90, of Honolulu, a Liberty House seamstress, died in Island Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Neal M. and Lyle T., daughter Marilyn M. Boock, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Sheilah Ann Tatemichi
June 18, 2008
Sheilah Ann Tatemichi, 61, of Waipahu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base secretary, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dale; son Kevin Gomban; daughters Karene Gomban and Karlyn Tatemichi; brother Thomas Arsisto; sisters Valerie Marcello, Theresa Leanio and Melissa Arsisto; and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Resurrection of the Lord Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani 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.