Guillerma Diego Abad, 82, of Ewa Beach, died Aug. 21 in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Laoag City, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Valentin; sons Mamerto and Silver; brother Rosario Diego, sister Fortunata Diego, and six grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church in Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.
Ronald "Ronnie" Akaka, 60, of Mililani, an Air Force captain, died Aug. 25 in Queen's Hospital. He is survived by fiancee Mary Yap, uncles, aunts and cousins. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hook Chu Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Anna L. Elmore, 71, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, died Aug. 29 in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Colorado. She is survived by sons Daniel D. and Gary D, daughter Carol D. Montgomery, brother Chancey Borum, and four grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire.
Tokuzo Endo, 95, of Wailuku, owner of Endo Painting, died Friday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Harry, Wallace and Victor, daughters Harriett Tosaka and Joan Endo, brother Chinkichi, 10 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Beatrice M.J. "Sweetheart" Kamai, 47, of Makaha, a retired teacher for Pohakea Elementary School, died last Tuesday in Waianae Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Jorge Opulento Jr., son Ciro, brothers Bob and Henry, and sisters Jackie Wong, Carolyn Pacheco and Andrea Kamai. Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 8 to 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Faleu Nagaseu, 53, of Ewa Beach, died Wednesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband the Rev. Lotoa; sons Filemoni and Faafetai; daughters Fefiloi Leilua and Merina, Lucy, Sifua and Toaono Nagaseu; brother Lauivaa Moleli; sisters Pulega Soonaola, Fiatausala Lelauti, Sifua Seau, Tolua Puailoa and Sinoi Moimoi; and 10 grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Samoan United Church of Christ, 505 Borie St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Herbert N. Pedrina,75, of Kailua, died Thursday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Emelia; daughters Christina Cruz, Maria Barrows and Cecilina Ransom; sons Cesar, Charlie and Crisanto; brothers Francisco and Raymond; and nine grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday in Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Robert C. Reis, 56, of Haleiwa died Aug. 25 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Angela Castillo, sons Greg and Gordon Rivera, father Frank, brother Wayne, sister Leona Koller, and five grandchildren. Private services.
Catalino B. "Berting" Siquig, 76, of Wahiawa, a retired truck driver with Dole Co. for 42 years, died Aug. 14. He was born in Dilan, Urdaneta, Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Mary; sons James "Hymie," Rudolfo "Rudyglenn" and Bert; daughters Donna Marie "Carmelita" Siquig and Glenda Marie "Charlita" Corpuz; brothers Emilio, Julian "Eliano," Avelino "Casio" and Simplicio "Peciong"; sisters Florencia "Ibay" Siquig and Celedonia "Lilly" Soriano; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a stepgrandson. Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Emiliano R. Tabadero, 91, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance employee with MTL Inc., died Aug. 29 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born Manaoag Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Gudelia; son Daniel; daughters Aurora Garcia, Aurelia Repalda, Flordeliza Roman and Criselda Afante; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church in Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.
Harriet K. Yamada, 86, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Kaiwiki-South Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Edwin; daughters Doris Watanabe and Shirley Minami; brother Hisao Takeuchi; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.
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