Gabino R. Arellano, 75, of Waipahu, died Oct. 4 in St. Francis West Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Luisa; daughters Perpetua Agno and Marina Bolibol; sons Chris, Venancio, Johnnie, Gavino and Esteban, and 11 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 6 p.m. Call on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Nuuanu Mortuary. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery.
Segundina D. Balmilero, 52, of Huntsville, Ala., a retired operating room nurse, died Oct. 16 at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Isidore; mother Severa Devega; brothers Justiniano, Minencio, Cesar, Armando, Anselmo and Mario Devega, and sisters Josefina Caparas and Celestina Belamide. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery.
Henry O. Billete, 71, of Ewa Beach, died Oct. 4 in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dolores; son Joseph; brothers Salvador and Leonardo, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery.
Alfredo B. Butay, 76, of Waianae, died Oct. 8 at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Carmelita; sons Rogelio, Harrison, Juanito, Mauro and Eduardo; daughters Clarita Parado, Carlita Ulep, Lidia Tabilin, Glory Butay and Dolores Montenegro; brothers Gervacio, Jovencio and Avelino; sisters Martina Dumayas, Magdalena Balisacan, Josefina Galvez and Elisa Casamina, 27 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery.
Jackson E. Gilliam, 80, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a U.S. Army veteran and retired Episcopal bishop, died Thursday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Heppner, Ore. He is survived by son John; daughters Anne Vannatta and Peggi Spencer, and two grandchildren. Services: Noon Wednesday at St. Jude's Episcopal Church, Ocean View. Casual attire.
Philomena "Phyllis" Higa, 67, of Pearl City, a retired waitress at Liberty House Garden Court, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by husband Richard M.; son Jonathan I.; daughters Sandy Ayala, Cecilia A. Ishida and Christina Higa-Culbertson; brothers Tito Sahot and David Sahot; sisters Rosalita "Tita" Ogawa, Dorathea Tinao and Theresa Benzon, and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary Chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.
Samuel W.S. Lee, 86, of Honolulu, a retired federal worker, died Tuesday at home. He is survived by wife Ilene; sons Winston, Clinton and Elton; brother Henry; sisters Annie Mui, Wailaan Cheng, Wailin Chun and Waimoi Wong, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Taoist services will be held Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Margaret L. Marks, 79, of Honolulu died Oct. 16. She was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She is survived by daughters Sharon Kaufman, Linda Cournoyer, Mary Thomas and Tish Young; son William Doherty; sister Jean Buchanan, 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 875 Aoloa Road, Kailua. Private scattering of ashes to follow.
Hitoshi Miyabara, 92, of Hanapepe, Kauai died Monday at home. He was born in Hanapepe. He is survived by wife Hatsue; brothers Haruo and Mutsuo, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Chiezo Nobumoto, 94, of Kahului, Maui, owner of C. Nobumoto Tailor, died Oct. 6 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Japan. He is survived by wife Michie; sons Toshio and Michio; daughter Margaret Hori, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services were private.
Janice J. Silva, 60, of Waipahu, died Tuesday in Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Maitland "Charlie" Sr.; son Maitland Jr.; daughters Angela and Marjorie; mother Doris Faria; brothers Owen, Van Alan and Noel Faria; sisters Karen and Mavis Faria and Renee Choo, and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:45 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Katalina Toa, 52, of Waipahu, died Oct. 6 in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by sons Daniel, Steve and Aleki Leger; daughters Lolini Latoa, Lilieni Talaeai and Madeline Toa; brothers Soane, Fuasaga and Nikola Latoa; sisters Teresa Finau, Ana Latoa, Fou Latu and Efiafi Toa, and 17 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. next Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. No flowers.
Chuck M. Wong, 78, of Honolulu, a retired rigger at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Oct. 12 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice; daughters Leslie Kawamoto and Burma Siu; and sisters Fannie Ching and Clara Loo. Services: Noon Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Nuuanu Memorial Park Cemetery.
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