Takuji Ageno, 70, of Wailuku, a journeyman welder at Maui Land and Pineapple Co., died July 26 at home. He was born in Sprecklesville, Maui. He is survived by wife Alice M.; sons William K. and Kevin T.; brother Takuzo; sister Nancy N. Tanaka, and stepmother Kumiko. Private services.
Margaret Anduha Almodova, also known as "Mama or Grandma," 99, died Sunday. She was born in Puerto Rico. She is survived by daughters Lydia Troche, Sophie Ke-a, Isabel Carvalho and Margaret Du Pont; sons Louis Jr., Frank, Henry, August, Daniel, Ben and David; 38 grandchildren, 71 great-grandchildren and 31 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo on Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow.
Vanessa L. Aquino, infant daughter of Charlotte Aquino, died June 2 in Kapiolani Hospital. She is also survived by grandfather Andrew; grandmother Eva Kaalaiwaa, and great-grandparents Sergio Maxilom and Earl Oliphant. Graveside services: noon Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Blanche C. "Sally" Buckley, 96, of Honolulu died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Jim Ambrosia and Ronald Coe; daughters Jean Monday and Joan Otte, 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ernest Camara, 79, of Ewa Beach, who retired from the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, died Tuesday in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Barbara; daughters Madge Babcock, Gwen Glazebrook, Geri Sandberg and Alice Camara; sisters Evelyn Catron, Rose Wallace, Minnie Dos Santos, Angie Parlati and Irene Baptist; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Simon A. Carvalho, 32, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a commercial fisherman, died Wednesday in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by daughter Fendellyn "Buttons"; son Adam; mother of children Franque Oclit; parents John and Genevieve; brother Jonathan "Jon"; and sisters Shandrina Garcia, Joanna Carvalho and Christina Medina. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.
John P. Fernandez, 63, of Ewa Beach, a retired field investigator for Hawaiian Electric Co., died July 18 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was also a district manager for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons James P., Jason P. and John P. Jr.; daughters Joan C. Fernandez-Santiago and Janice A. Fernandez; brothers Joe, Vicente, David and Deigo; sister Rose "Saling" Martin, and seven grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Alan A. Higaki, 52, of Mountain View, Hawaii, formerly of Honomu, Hawaii, former owner of Higaki's Texaco Inc., Higaki's Towing Inc. and Higaki's Auto Parts Inc., died last Friday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Roquita; sons Alan S. Aki and Alan Z.A. "Alan Boy" Higaki; daughters Kori C.M. and Kelsy S.K.; brother Stanley; sisters Judy Hoshino, Pearl Uratani and Donna Mukai, and two grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
James E. Johnson, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps, died July 27 at home. He was born in St. Louis. He was also retired director of the physical plant at Hawaii Pacific University and a stockbroker in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kim; sons retired Lt. Col. Gregory J. and Kerry J., and three grandchildren. Burial: Arlington National Cemetery. No services in Hawaii.
Howard I. Kami, 59, of Honolulu died July 24 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Kiyoshi and Ernest and sisters Nabuko Yamashige and Florence Kaneshiro. Private services.
Guy A. "Pilialoha" Karas, 53, of Waimanalo, a landscaper, died Monday. He is survived by son Guy D.; mother Florence Kisslinger; brother Peter; and sisters Mary Karas, Florence M. Tom and Linda C. Roskop. Memorial services: 8 a.m. tomorrow at Kahala Beach Park. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.
Kisuke Kusaka, also known as Richard K. Kusaka, 80, of Honolulu died July 26. He was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Randall and Tredious "Toby"; daughter Cynthia Kajihiro; brothers Takuzo, Hayato, Goro, Takuji and Reyusuke; sisters Mutsue J. Shigeta, Yatsue Yamamoto and Tomoe Aruga, and eight grandchildren. Private services.
John Lee, 78, of Waianae died July 25 in the Tripler Hospital Center for Aging. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by sons Robert Cummings, Anthony "Chico" Carreiro and John Lee Jr.; daughters Charlene Valpoon, Catherine Lee Railsback, Frances Ako, Rose Lee Scott and Michelle Engleman, and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Mathilda P. "Mattie" Lyman, also known as Mrs. Daniel K. Lyman, 80, of Honolulu, who retired from Lt. Col. Horrace Meek Hickam Elementary School, Department of Education, died Tuesday. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Dannette P.; son Daniel K.; sisters Annette Keliikoa and Yvonne Zembik; brothers Kenneth and Anthony Perry, four granddaughters and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Grace K. Oba, 82, of Hauula, a retired cook at Brigham Young University, died Monday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jerry M.; sons Robert and Jerry Jr.; daughters Laura Bower and Carole Gomes; brother Hideo Ito; sisters Kikue Kimoto, Chiyoko Kajihiro and Florence Saito, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: noon Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Jacqueline "Jackie" L.B. Paxman, 55, of Hawaii died July 12. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by husband Glen; daughters Rita Paxman and Sonja Simpson; mother Bessie Bourgeois; sister Vicki Bourgeois, and a granddaughter. Memorial services: 3:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at Waioli Tea Room Chapel, 2950 Manoa Road. Burial of the ashes at sea. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.
Diane M. Pike, 48, of Fort Worth, Texas, a computer specialist for Verizon Wireless, died July 21 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Harumi Kuratsu; husband Robert; daughter Jone't, and a grandson. Scattering of ashes at a later date.
Sally May Rogers, 76, of Hilo died Sunday in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y. She is survived by husband Clem H.; son Louis; daughters Teresa Yugawa and Susan Sevigny; sister Ann Madsen; lifelong friend Dorothy Stewart and eight grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations suggested to a charity.
Bernard R. Schleif, 86, of Honolulu, who retired from American Can Co., died July 11. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Doug and Kenneth; daughters Marjorie Hodson and Barbara Rogers; brother John; caregiver Larry Lee, and six grandchildren. Private services.
Clarence O. Shimaoka, 73, of Hilo died Sunday at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Thelma M. Kia; sons the Rev. Sonny, Kanani and Gerard "Nobu" Shimaoka, Kenneth, Clarence and Miles Kekaualua, John Duvauchelle Jr. and George Halemanu; daughters Mary "Mahi" Kosora, Paula Shimaoka, Theresa Kekaualua, Maelyn Guidry, Nani Duvauchelle and Kuulei Arce; brothers Roland and Walter; sisters Irene Shimaoka, Kuulei Sarme, Myrtle Fujimoto, Marjorie Malczon and Shirley Shimaoka, 35 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Herbert N. Watson, 75, of Waianae, who retired from the U.S. Navy, died Tuesday. He was born in Williston, Fla. He is survived by wife Lotomua; sons Herbert Jr., Ernest and Stanley; daughters Sally, Aggie, Jeanette and Burnise Watson and Madeline Clarke, 16 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Memorial services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Waianae Baptist Church, 85-716 Farrington Hwy. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Bong Soo Yun, 48, of Honolulu died last Friday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Korea. He is survived by son Jun Sik; mother Grace, and sister Kun Sun Tak. Memorial services: 1 p.m. today at Korean Christian Church. Aloha attire.
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