Bienvenido Limet Aspili, 87, of Nanakuli, a retired barber, died Nov. 20 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Jean; sons Bienvenido, Jr., Walter and Doming; daughters Caring Dagdagan, Regina Longboy, Oping Mabuti, Gina Amina, Ruth Lowery and Tusi Taumua; 33 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. next Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 to 10 a.m. next Monday. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Anna Yun Tai Zane Ching, 93, of Honolulu, died Dec. 9 at Straub Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lloyd and Irwin; daughters Shirley Ng and Sharon Mae Leong, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: Noon Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Antonia "Nellie" DeLima, 69, of Wailuku, Maui, died Thursday at Hale Makua-Kahului, Maui. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Henry; daughters Pauline DeLima-Paul and Amber; brothers Joseph and Gilbert Conzales and Albert Santiago; sisters Caroline Tom, Irene Leal, Hattie Cordeiro and Emma Caravalho, and four grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary-Norman's Chapel. Burial: 11 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Call: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Mortuary. Aloha attire.
Virginia Valentine Galiher, 77, of Miramonte, Calif., died Thursday. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by son Gary of Honolulu, daughter Devi of Miramonte and eight grandchildren. Memorial service Wednesday in Fresno, Calif. Donations in her memory suggested to Hawaii Children's Cancer Foundation, with funds restricted to research, c/o 610 Ward Avenue, Suite 200, Honolulu, HI 96814.
"Sam" Yasuo Go, 69, of Wailuku, Maui, a retired Maui Electric Company employee, died Friday. He was born in Maui. He is survived by wife Mildred; sons Alison and Walden Go and Renald, Daniel, Gerald and Alan Fukuoka; daughters Iris Yamashiro and Denise Cabacungan; brother Stanley; sisters Fumie Yoshimura, Masue Okumura and Sumie Kinoshita; 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call 5 p.m. Aloha attire.
Chang Kam Ann Hu, 93, of Honolulu, a housewife, died Dec. 14. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Yat On, Alfred, Herbert and Joseph; daughters Mabel Sitch and Grace Ching, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kailua United Methodist Church. No flowers. Aloha attire.
Moritake "Johnny" Ishado, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Meadow Gold Dairies deliveryman, died Thursday at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by Ethel; sons Irving and Lester; daughters Lillian and Sylvia Ishado and Andrea Shishido, and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
Ida Ahia Kahele Jeremiah, 94, of Keaukaha, Hawaii, died Friday at the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Laupahoehoe. She is survived by sons Carl, Douglas and Earl; daughters Alice Maeha and Hilda Thomas; 35 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at the Haili Church Kuhio Chapel. Call: 6 to 8 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ayako Kurio,89, of Wailuku, Maui, a retired seamstress, died Dec. 12 at Hale Makua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Tetsuo and Susumu Tada and Richard, James and George Chatani; and sisters Chiyoko Terao, Doris Morikawa, Gladys Hall, Lorraine Noji and Masako Naito. Services were private.
Jane O. Martinez, 91, of Seattle, died Dec. 18 in Seattle. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Eleanor Martinez Smith. She will be buried later at Hawaiian Memorial Park. A memorial for family and friends will take place in January in Seattle. No flowers. Contributions may be sent to United Puerto Rican Association Hawaii Scholarship Fund, 1249 North School St., Honolulu, 96817.
Khaylani Lee Meyer, a newborn, of Killeen, Texas, died Dec. 16 at Killeen Hospital. The child is survived by parents Jeffrey and Layla; maternal and paternal grandparents; and maternal great-grandparents. Burial will take place later at Hawaii National Cemetery.
Mitsuo Nagamine,76, of Aiea, a retired postman, died Dec. 16 at Kuakini Geriatric Care. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Teiko; sons Mark and Steven; daughter Julie Shimoda; brother Kazuo; sisters Ruth Nagamine and Mary Masuda, and eight grandchildren. Service: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
John Risko, 89, of Kailua, a retired rigger from Pearl Harbor and retired from Leahi Hospital, died Dec. 7 in Honolulu. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by sons Darrell and David; daughters Vivian Foster and Janet Chadwick; brother Andy; 24 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetary. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Shuichi Takahashi, 82, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died last Monday at his home. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by his wife Setsuko; sons Walter and Roy; brother Tsuneo; sister Fumiko Funayama; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary chapel. No flowers. Casual attire.
Thomas Tadakatsu Watanabe, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist, died Friday at Kaiser Moanalua Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judy; sons Steven, Kevin, Paul, Jon and Tim; sisters Dorothy Igami and Grace Obata, and five grandchildren. Services: noon Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
Keiji Yamane, 88, of Honolulu, died Dec. 6 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hatsuko; sons Vernon and Patrick; daughter Frances Tono; sisters Ayako Hirokane; Masae Shigemura and Alyce Park, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Miyoki Yokoyama, 84, of Moiliili, owner of the Yokoyama Tofu and Vegetable Store, died Dec. 1 in Pohai Nani Care Center. She is survived by sister Elsie Tsukano; and brothers Dr. Richard and David. Private services. Contributions suggested to the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii.
Harry Yutaka Yoshioka,
90, of Honolulu, founder and retired owner of Harry's Music Store and conductor of Hawaii Shochiku Orchestra, died last Monday at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Marian; son Emmett; brothers Clifford, Masao, Howard and Nobuo Yoshioka; sister Kimie Nogawa; three granddaughters and a great-grandson. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Aloha attire.
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