Kenneth L. Alford, 78, of Honolulu, band leader for the Dixie-Cats, will be remembered in a Mass 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. He died Thursday in Straub Hospital. He was born in Watsonville, Calif. He is survived by wife Donna; sons Ken, Tom and John; daughter Nancy; sisters Dorothy Smith and Myra McWhinney; and a grandson.
James J. Andrade, 100, of Honolulu, the first island-born licensed chiropractor in Hawaii, died Wednesday in Maunalani Nursing Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by children Allan Andrade, Norma Carpenter and Linda Anglemyer, 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church on Wilder Avenue. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Marcelino "Tino" Andrews, 66, of Ewa Beach, a janitorial foreman at the University of Hawaii, died Nov. 25 at home. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Gerry P.K.C.; sons Anthony Mendoza and Andres, Thomas K. and Marcelino Andrews Jr.; daughters Sharleen Sanchez, Gwendolyn G. Curtis, Tinamarie Swann, Helen K. Ota and Primadonna Baker; sisters Annie Martin, Alice Ruiz and Beverly Estrella; brother John; 22 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Apostle & Evangelist Church. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Hamako Arnone, 64, of Waipio Gentry, died last Saturday at home. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Thomas and brothers Tsuneyoshi and Yoshimi Takada. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.
Arcenia I. Asuncion, 81, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Wednesday in Long Beach Hospital in California. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Teresa Yago, Violeta and Elma Guzman, Virgilia Bautista, Arelia Galinato and Nally and Ghene Garcia; sons Jimmy and Valeriano; sister Josefina Salvosa, 32 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Annie Y.S. Chung, 82, of Honolulu, a retired clerk with Pearl Harbor, died Monday in Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Samuel K.L., brothers Philip and Charles Choo, and sister Linda Akana. Services: 10:15 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private burial.
Joseph E. Ferrara, 31, of North Carolina, formerly of Honolulu, a jet engine mechanic with General Electric, died Nov. 24 in North Carolina. He was born in Baltimore. He is survived by father Larry, and mother and stepfather Karen and Frank Tamala. Committal services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Sharon Bernal Gabayan, 48, of Mililani, an assistant administrator for the U.S. Naval Hospital in Yokosuka, Japan, died last Saturday in Ewa. She is survived by husband LeRoy; parents Bill and Jo Bernal; son William K. Bernal; daughters Sharolyn L. Gregory and Christina M. and Jessica L. Gabayan; sisters Carol Bernal and Tina Hashida; and a granddaughter. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Clare B. Hoag, 88, of Honolulu, died last Saturday in Tripler Army Hospital. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by sons Richard and James, four grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Central Union Church. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society or Central Union Church.
Masaru Kasuga, 85, of Honolulu, a retired shipping clerk for Del Monte Corp., died Sunday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bertha H., daughters Dorothea S. Fujinaga and Pamela M. Okihara, and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Milton "Blackey" Kauo, 60, of Honolulu, a retired city refuse collector, died Nov. 25 in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Donald K., Robert K., Gaylord K., Mansfield K. and Baron K., and sister Ginger K. Memorial services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Sand Island. Scattering of ashes to follow.
William P.C. Kim, 74, of Aiea is survived by sister Betty Hodder. Incorrect information for an obituary published Thursday provided by the family.
Henry S. Makowski, 79, of Kailua, a retired aircraft assemblyman for Ling-Temco-Vought, died Wednesday. He was born in Suffield, Conn. He was also a World War II veteran. He is survived by wife Marie; son Henry; daughter Judy Vincent; sisters Helen Martin, Nellie Falco, Dollie Scinto and Mamie Dimario; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church Windward in Kailua. Donations suggested to the American Diabetes Association, Hawaii Affiliate.
Yvonne U.H. Mattson, 76, of Honolulu, died Wednesday in Kailua. She is survived by husband Elvin K., daughters Leimomi Hansen and Lindi Mattson, son Elvin K. Jr., brother Samuel Hussey, sister Cynthia Donahue, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Kawaiaha'o Church. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii-Kailua House.
George J. "Jiggs" Motoyama, 69, of Wahiawa, who retired from GTE Hawaiian Tel, died Monday at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Doris Y.; sons Ryan M. and Craig T.; daughter Lisa T.M. O'Brien, and sisters Matsuko Sera, Nobuko Okata and Kazuko Nakasone. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Patrick "Bruzo" Ornellas, 65, of Wailua, Kauai, a sergeant with the Kauai Police Department, died Thursday in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Jason and Kevin; sisters Regina Ventura, Pauline Fernandes, Theresa Martins, Julie Souza and Eva, Mary and Sister Katherine, and two grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment. Casual attire.
Katherine "Auntie Katie" Pacheco, 84, of Mililani, died Thursday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Miriam Tollefsen, Winifred Jones and Betty Lum. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.
Helen K. "Aunty Kela" Peck, 63, of Waimea, Hawaii, a crew trainer at McDonald's Restaurant in Waimea, died Wednesday in Honokaa Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband John; sons Brian, Samuel, John Jr. and Byron; daughters Kaipo Sylva and Hale Harbottle; sisters Manu Gascon and Pua Kamaka, and 18 grandchildren. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Call after 8 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. Leis welcome.
Felix Porgatorio, 77, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment operator, died Monday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Wilhelmina, father and stepmother Ceferino and Theresa, brother Roland, and sisters Linda Baker and Joanne Winchester. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Cremation to follow.
Raynette M. Raymond, 35, of Waianae, died Monday in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Seannette K., Shanady A., Shayna E., Raven T., Sherray L. and Shaianne P.; companion Sean S. Nakasone; and brother George K. Jr. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:45 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.
Abel H. Seabury, 76, of Waipahu, a retired building contractor, died Nov. 23 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Mary H.; daughter Shaynee E.K. Scott; sons Thomas N., Abel H. Jr., Russell H., Robert K. and Scott B.K.; mother Elizabeth Chun-Ling; brothers Lionel and Michael; sisters Lola Higa, Lou Ann Rosa and Louise Hector; and 14 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Helen D. Streeter, 92, of Honolulu, died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gilbert E.; daughters Angela McNutt, Janice Covolo and Dolores Bissonnette; sons Gilbert and John; sister Katherine Dunham; brother John D'Araujo, 10 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Resurrection of the Lord, Waipahu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Hisashi J. Taguchi, 81, of Kahului, who retired from Pioneer Mill, died Thursday in Kahului Hale Makua. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Tetsuyo N.; daughters Faith Taguchi and Shann Kubota; brother Richard S.; sisters Helen H. Kondo, Margaret K. Furusho and Arlene M. Takeshita; and a grandson. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park.
Gilford R. "Gil" Toler, 67, of Aiea, a retired master chief petty officer for the U.S. Navy, died last Saturday. He was also a retired harbor pilot captain from Pearl Harbor. He was born in North Carolina. He is survived by wife Chiya, daughter Sarina Pelletier, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. next Saturday at Fleet Reserve Association, 891 Valkenburg St. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 13 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Ei "Eiko" Yamaguchi, 73, of Waipahu, died Thursday in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by daughters Joyce Kozuma and Janis Yamaguchi, brother Inezo Tanabe, sister Motoko Tanabe and a granddaughter. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
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