Helen Anna Fisher Ackell
July 3, 2008
Helen Anna Fisher Ackell, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Bell South New York Telephone Co. supervisor, died. She was born in New York. She is survived by caregivers Judi Fong and Penny Chun. Private services.
July 5, 2008
Sosei "Fred" Aniya, 95, of Kunia died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons Richard, Morris and Dennis; daughters Irene Sora and Bertha Laubscher; hanai sons Paulino and Sonny Basilio; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Wahiawa Nichiren Mission.
Pedra Taipin Birgado
July 13, 2008
Pedra Taipin "Peggy" Birgado, 82, of Wahiawa, a retired Wahiawa General Hospital licensed practical nurse, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Lawrence, William Jr., Clifford and Wayne; daughters Jan Gilman, Jean Mangca and Lynnette Villanueva; sister Tranquilina "Keling" Tampon; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Eulogy: 7 p.m. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Robert Joseph Foegler
July 16, 2008
Robert Joseph Foegler, 86, of Kailua, a retired watchmaker, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Ohio. He is survived by wife Florence T.; son Kenneth; daughter Linda Joseph; stepsons Barry, Michael and Brian McCue; stepdaughter Barbara Guillet; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services to be held at later date.
June 23, 2008
Namiko Fukunaga, 84, of Kailua-Kona, an Oue K. Ltd. nut sorter, Teshima's Restaurant cook and Ben Franklin Store warehouse clerk, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Glenwood, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wayne; brothers Koshi, Teruo and Yukio Tomono; sisters Asayo Nakano, Dorris Tomono and Marilyn Fujikawa; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
Marcelino Andres Galam
June 30, 2008
Marcelino Andres Galam, 93, of Waipahu, a retired Waialua Sugar Co. employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Barrio 14, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by daughters Remedios Braceros, Josephine Acosta and Sophia Garcia; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
July 13, 2008
Theodore "Ted" Hagen, 73, of Lihue, a retired high school principal, died in Lihue. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Lois "Lolli"; son Erik; daughters Sonja Terry, Kecia Darrow and Andrea and Tor Hagen; a sister; and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. today at Lihue Lutheran Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Lihue Lutheran Church.
Gladys Kumiko Hayata
July 10, 2008
Gladys Kumiko Hayata, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary K., daughter Janis Shimizu and two grandchildren. Private services.
Jung Sook Kim
July 11, 2008
Jung Sook Kim, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by sons Joong Ik and Young Ik Lee; daughters Ok Soon, Soon Ok and Soon Ja Lee; and five grandchildren. Private services.
Amy Emiko Kobayashi
July 5, 2008
Amy Emiko Kobayashi, 74, of Lahaina, a retired Royal Lahaina Hotel housekeeper, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Wayne and Glenn, brother Tadao Urago and sister Toshiko Nakamura. Private services.
Hatsue I. Mukai
June 9, 2008
Hatsue I. Mukai, 97, of Waimea, Kauai, a Waimea Dispensary licensed practical nurse, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by husband Sutezo, daughter Elaine Fujii, brother Bert Ishikawa, sister Kay Groff Jr., three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Stanley Tsutomu Nakamura
July 2, 2008
Stanley Tsutomu Nakamura of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran and Okazaki & Sugai Plasterers Inc. plastering contractor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hazel S., son Hugh I., brother Clarence T. and sister Rose S. Sugai. Private services.
Mariano Pagdilao Semana Jr.
July 12, 2008
Mariano Pagdilao Semana Jr., 69, of Aiea died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Eddie and Danilo; daughters Annette Baldos, Luz Pagdilao and Leilani Semana; brothers Marino Semana and Victor Pascual; sister Clemence Pascua; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Church. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to take place in Philippines. Casual attire. No flowers.
July 1, 2008
Odylia Silva, 90, of Pearl City, a retired Hilton Hotels employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Francis and caregiver Hubert Silva. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena Church, Salt Lake. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to be held at later date. Casual attire. Leis preferred.
James Robert Smith
July 16, 2008
James Robert Smith, 73, of Mililani died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Chae Hi, son Paul E., daughters Patti Stanley and Betty A. Foster, brother Sam, sister Jane Scherer and three grandchildren. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Schofield Post Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
June 30, 2008
Katsuyoshi Watanabe, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Servco Pacific financial manager, died at home. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Jean N.; sons Lyle, Lindsey, Scott and Steven; daughter Kay Castro; brothers Masao and Katsushige; sisters Tsunako Tanigawa, Hisako Watanabe, Ayako Honma and Hitomi Oda; 11 grandchildren; and four great-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.