Melchor B. Agno, 75, of Sacramento, Calif., a retired worker for Pacific Construction, died Aug. 6 in Sacramento. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Cristeta Dela Cruz; sons Leoterio, Luciano, Ray and Mario; daughters Antonia Erice, Soledad Andrada, Erlinda Alcon and Nida Agno Felipe; brothers Adriano and Agustin; sister Romana Bolibol; 20 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.
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Mary Amil, 68, of Honolulu died Saturday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Fernando and Gener; daughters Germilina Moreno, Lourdes Gomez, Leonora Soriano, Carol Suizo, Flor Vitanzos and Zeny Nario; sisters Irene Clemente and Saturnina Briones; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services in the Philippines.
Stephen F. Betley, 50, of Honolulu, a retired master sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps, died Friday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Kingston, N.Y., he is survived by son Jimmy; stepdaughters Shannon Stine and Maile Livingston; and sisters Terri Overbeek, Joan Schilling, Gladys Kullman and Laura-Lee Tiano. Services: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Cary L. Chambers, 45, of Haleiwa died Saturday in Haleiwa. Born in Torrance, Calif., she is survived by son Daniel "Kalani," daughter Kathleen "Nalani," mother Alice C. Sanchez, brothers Mark and Roy, and father Daniel L. Scattering of ashes at Sunset Beach.
Haruko F. Cheong, 80, of Honolulu died Aug. 11. Born in Koloa, Kauai, she is survived by husband Walter. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Kathryn C. Dickey, 83, of Eleele, Kauai, died Saturday at home. Born in Missouri, she is survived by daughter Linda K., brother Robert Ward, sister Pearl Greenlee and caregiver Mary King-Williams. Services: 7 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Building D, Honolulu 96814.
Shiro Fujishige, 81, of Honolulu, a retired mechanical engineer for Castle & Cooke Inc., died Aug. 8 at home. Born in Waialua, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Elsie M., sons Bertram I. and Don S., daughter Ann H. Hawkins, sister Matsuko and five grandchildren. Private services.
Helen F. Harris, 83, formerly of Kailua, who retired from Kailua Hopaco, died Aug. 6 in Springfield, Va. Born in St. Louis, she is survived by daughter Sandra Okabayashi, sisters Mildred Kraushaar and Bernice Chadwick, and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10:45 a.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Gil Hernando, 89, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a laborer for Lihue Plantation, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Jemena, daughter Genevieve Cruz, brother Emeterio, and four grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.
Mary Katherine Kawaihau-Killen, 78, of Hauula, a kupuna for Hawaiian Help Our Beloved Organize Self, died Saturday in Honolulu. She was also a music director at St. Joachim's Catholic Church. Born in Punaluu, she is survived by sons Stephen Kalili, Mitchell Balutski and Darrell Killen; daughter Annette Manuel; brother Moses Kalili; sister Ottillia Santiago; 19 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Rosary: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joachim's Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Music Ministry of St. Joachim's Catholic Church. Casual attire.
Edward E. Lewis, 73, of Ewa Beach, a retired Farmer John meat cutter, died last Thursday in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Hilo, he is survived by sons John, Charles, Dennis and Edward Jr.; daughter Anna Morffi; and 12 grandchildren. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Hatsume "Mildred" Mitsunaga, 84, of Kaneohe, died Aug. 11 in Maluhia Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Warren "Hiro" and Robert "Taka," daughter Joyce Takeno, brother Yoshito Higashi, sister Tsugie Mashima, seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Patricia Nickelsen, 87, of Kailua, died yesterday in Kailua. Born in Piedmont, Calif., she is survived by nephews Ron Hartsough and Timothy and William Canty; and niece Patricia Schneider. Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples.
Helga Odle, 75, of Kihei, died Tuesday in Hale Makua. Born in Germany, she is survived by husband Lee, son Lawrence L. Jr., daughter Betty D. Nordby, and five grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hale Makua, Kahului.
Josie Quinones-Tio, 35, of Honolulu, died Tuesday in St. Francis Hospice. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by brothers Allan, Ferdinand and Clint; sister Imelda; and parents Carlito and Felisa Tio. Services in the Philippines.
Beulah L. "Bee" Reese, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired customer service manager of Kailua Daiei, died Monday. Born in Michigan, she is survived by daughter Nancy LaPan, brothers Melvin and Maynard Cornell, sisters Rose Robins and Lillian Ellsworth, five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Sunrise services: 6 a.m. Sunday at Kailua Beach across from Buzz's Steakhouse.
Raymond Rodrigues Jr., 61, of Colonial Heights, Va. and formerly of Honolulu, who retired from the U.S. Air Force, died Aug. 1 in Southside Regional Hospital, Petersburg. He is survived by wife Wanda Walker, daughter Linda, sons Raymond J. III and John, stepson John Ziegenfuss III, brothers Rodney and Leo, sister June Cook, and a granddaughter. Services on the mainland.
Paul O. Rose, 78, of Aiea, a retired tractor trailer operator, died Aug. 11 in Honolulu. Born in Muncie, Ind., he is survived by wife Vivian C., daughter Patricia Ahn, son William, brother Lowell D., sisters Mary Lou Smith and Sr. Amelia Ellis, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Eichi "Kinky" Sadanaga, 79, of Kilauea, Kauai, a retired factory mechanic with Kilauea Sugar Co., died Tuesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born in Kilauea, Kauai, he is survived by wife Fumiko, son Ken Y., daughters Arlene Ota and Karen Goo, brother Lawrence, sisters Lorraine Hamasaki and Violet S. Hamada, and six grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kapaa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert T. Sakoki, 81, of Mililani, a retired accountant for the federal government, died Aug. 4 in Tripler Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Frances A.; son Nolan T. Akoki; daughters Lorraine K. Yamada and Vivian M. Barboza; sisters Alice T. Hiromasa, Lily H. Teraoka and Emily K. Miyasaki; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Private services.
Tomeyo Sato, 75, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired cook for Jimmy's Drive Inn, died yesterday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Onomea, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Robert, Calvin and Peter; daughters Lillian Mattos, Thelma Revilla and Edna Silva; brothers Akira, Tadanobu and Hitoshi Sakoda; sisters Tomoe "Betty" Nishimura and Hatsumi Kondo; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Karen K. Sherry, also known as Karen Keiko Kameda Sherry, 50, of Honolulu, a flight attendant for United Airlines, died Aug. 11 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Eric, daughters Kalanikiekie F.T. and Sarah M.K., parents Toshi and Dorothy Kameda, sisters Katherine Sakuda and Sharon Hurd,. and brother David Kameda. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Agnes P. "Nan" Shklov, 81, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Straub Hospital. Born in British Columbia, Canada, she is survived by sons John and Mark, five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Services: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Central Union Church.
Wai Man Sin, 73, of Honolulu, a retired waitress at Hong Kung Restaurant, Tin Tin and Waikiki Chop Suey, died Aug. 8 in Palolo Chinese Home. Born in China, she is survived by son Yick Len "Jimmy," daughter Mabel L.M. Tom, and five grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Maribel C. Souza, 21, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a cashier for Star Markets in Maui, died July 29 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Waimea, Kauai, she is survived by husband Guy Jr., daughter Kichelle C. Momohara, son Kurt Momohara, mother Merlita Valencia, uncle Rick Erorita, brother Marvin Corpuz, and grandfather Johnny Valencia. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. next Thursday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aug. 27 at Immaculate Conception Church. Call 9 to 9:45 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.
Jane S. Sumiki, 66, of Hilo, a retired employee of Harders Co., died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, she is survived by husband Jitsuo, daughter Joyce Nakagawa, son Dean, mother Shigeko Tomita, sister May Ushijima, brother Charles Tomita and three grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Genevieve N. Tango, 59, of Glendale, Calif., died Monday in Los Angeles. Born in Hilo, she is survived by brothers and sisters Robert, Motoko and Florence A. Tango, Doris Kauihou and Miriam Cooney. Services on the mainland.
Margo D. Trent, 82, of Honolulu, an artist, died Aug. 10 in Honolulu. Born in Minneapolis, she is survived by daughters Carol Ann and Mei Lynn, three grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. Private scattering of ashes at sea.
Joyce Anderson Wittman, 36, of Harleysville, Pa., and formerly of Honolulu, died Monday at home. Born in Ankara, Turkey, she is survived by husband D. Michael, mother Harriet H. Anderson, daughter Tori, brothers William Lee and Leeland Ray Jr., and sister Nancy Clyde. Mainland services. Memorial contributions suggested to Fox Chase Cancer Center, 7701 Burholme Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497.
Pun Yui Wong, 59, of Honolulu, died Aug. 11 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in China, he is survived by wife Sandy; son Dickson T.S.; daughter Brenda Y.B.W. Palmero; mother Pik Chun; brothers Tuen-Yui, Kong-Yui, Cheung-Yui, Chun-Yui and Chung-Yui; and a grandson. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Aileen Wood, 77, of Honolulu, died Monday in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Puhi, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Royal "Alan" and Stuart Y. Belshe; sisters Hisoon Pack, Alice Williams and Alma Yang; brothers Yoon Cho and Robert Chung; and a grandchild. Private services.
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