Thomas K. Aila, 79, of Waimanalo, a retired truck driver, died June 21 in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Yvonne Benevedes; son Ronald, 12 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 tonight at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Shelees N. Bastatas, 7, of Kaneohe, a student, died Monday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Sheldon and Lisa; brothers Sheldon Jr. and Donovan; grandparents Sharon and Surjohn Carbonell and Vincent and Fredlyn Bastatas, and great-grandparents Vincente Bulawan and Philomena Bastatas. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m.
Ella H.J.H. Chun, will be remembered in Taoist services from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Jerry S. Doi, 78, of Honolulu, a retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, died June 14 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ethel S.; son Rus T.; daughter Debra N. Hahn; brothers Aketo and Asao; sister Frances Sugano, and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment of ashes: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Elizabeth Frias, 90, of Honolulu died Wednesday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Kona. She is survived by son Alfred Viveiros; sisters Elizabeth Christabal, Eliza Nahoeu and Rachel Peter, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Henry T. Fukuda, 78, of Honolulu, a retired accountant for the state Department of Planning and Economic Development, died June 7 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carmen; son Glenn; daughters Marilynn Nakasone and Carole Guerrero; brothers Edwin, George, James and Richard; sisters Doris Crowell and Mary Chang, and six grandchildren. Private services.
Lynn L. Gromichuck, 47, of Waianae died June 16 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Lynn K.; brother Herman May; stepsister Leilani M. Kirchoff, and two grandsons. Private services.
Noboru Hirayama, 73, of Waipahu, a retired mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, died June 17 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by brother Takashi "Ted" and sister Alice Yee. Private services.
Franciszek Krukowski, 53, of Honolulu, a retired chief yeoman of the U.S. Coast Guard, died Monday. He was born in Germany. He is survived by wife Cheryl; daughters Lisa Cockrell and Amy Krukowski; son Mark; brothers Michael and Jake; sisters Donna Wilson, Helen Waxman and Mary E. Kubiszyn, and mother Maria Grzemski. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
John C. "Captain Jack" Miller, 74, died June 20 in Hartly, Del. He is survived by son Robert F. of Honolulu, two grandchildren and companion Catherine A.B. Faulkner. Mass and burial on the mainland. No flowers. Donations suggested to the VA Hospital in Elsmere, Del., c/o VFW Post 652 Millington, Md. or to Delaware Hospice Lotus Plaza, 911 S. DuPont Highway Dover, DE 19901 or Operation Help, Inc., P.O. Box 57 Hartly, DE 19953.
Toshiyuki J. Nagano, 76, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. Army staff sergeant, died Friday in Tripler Hospital. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Sakiko; son Michael; daughters Ann Teruya, Doris and Grace Nagano and Linda Bealonis; brothers Kazuyuki, Masayuki, George, Walter, Wallace and Allan; sister Jane Izumi, and six grandchildren. Private services.
Hisako T. Okasako, 73, of Kapaa, Kauai died yesterday in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Tsutao; son Norman; daughter Caroline; brothers Howard M. and Reginald T. Tengan; sisters Shizue Agena, Clara Tengan and Grace Nakamatsu, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Kapaa Missionary Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ivy O. Opulauoho, 64, of Waianae died June 14. She was born in England. She is survived by husband Peter; daughters Susan and Gwendolyn Opulauoho, Paula Wilson, Sandra Akana and Elaine Rosenlund; son Peter Jr., and sisters Irene and Catherine. Private services.
Patrocinia O. Padua, 81, of San Bruno, Calif. and formerly of Kailua died last Friday in California. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Rolando, Wilson, Ricardo, Edison and Alfonso Jr., 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at St. John Vianney. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Elenoa R. Papali'i, 66, of Honolulu, who worked for Honolulu Community Action Program and Abo Laundry, died June 19 in Honolulu. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Robert, Sam, Siave and Jerry; daughters Martha Sauilemau, Toesuli Laulu, April Correa and Vaialofi Jones; brothers Fili Uati and Foetuese A. and Fili K. Samifua, 21 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Samoan Congregational Christian Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.
Eino J. Vehanen, 88, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a missionary with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in South West Africa. He is survived by wife Toshie; sons Martin, George and James; daughter Lena Maatta; sister Kaarina Hytinkoski, and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo and 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.
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