Abel C. Barboza, 88, of Aina Haina, an antenna rigger, died Monday in Honolulu. He also retired from Shop No. 72 at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Charlene Hart and Marvis Goo; brother Herman; sister Florence Hill, and three grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Debra Anne R. Fawcett, 45, of Puako, Hawaii, owner of Mauna Kea Jewelers, died Saturday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Corona, Calif. She is survived by husband Vance K.; son Maxwell Rosenberg; daughter Antiga Rosenberg; mother Marilyn Bongard; father Fred Bongard; brothers Jack Steck and Thomas and Bill Bongard, and sisters Vicky McCauley and Mary Lou Prosser. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at No. 36 Puako Beach Drive, Puako. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sharmaine L. Grace, 40, of Kona, Hawaii, a former cook at the Point restaurant at the Kona Coast Resort, died Friday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kona. She is survived by mother Stella; brothers Samuel B. Jr., Stanley and Shannon, and sisters Stevelyn Grace, Shirlene Cantiberos and Selma Gladden. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Pukaana Congregational Church. Call from 5 to 10 p.m. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 7 a.m. Burial of the urn: Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
John Hewlett, 68, of Kailua, a retired electrician, died Sunday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence; sons Paul and Ross; mother Margaret Moses; stepmother Mariko; brothers Matthew, Francis and James; sisters Dorothy Irvine, Lillian "Darling" Silva, Barbara Gephart, Margaret Hewlett, Junko Iaela and Lorraine Kealalio, and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kenkichi "Ken" Ishikawa, 76, of Pearl City died Oct. 21 in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Clyde L.M.; brother Charles Hiroshi; sisters Clara S. Saito, Kiyoko Kimura and Iris Y. Matsumoto, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment.
Esther N. Kanagawa, 63, of Honolulu, a retired Moanalua High School art teacher, died Monday in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Donald Y.; son Carl H.; daughters Julie A.L. Matsumoto and Susan M. Kanagawa; brothers Shuzo and Mitsuo Kimura; sisters Ruth T. Nakasone, Nancy M. Kimura and Bertha Y. Hew, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Call after 10 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.
Michiyo Kujiuji, 85, of Honolulu died Oct. 13 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard N., Edward Y. and Jerry Y. Kajiuji; daughters Nancy Y. McKee, Mildred T. Tokuda and Jane E. Celebrado; 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Frank "Big Boy" Kunewa, 44, of Waianae died Sunday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Heather; son Kaimana; daughters Haukealani and Amber; father Frank Martin II; mother Mary Ann Opangai; brothers Derwin Kunewa and Matthew, Michael and David Martin; sisters Iraina Bentez-Arroyo and Merilyn Laban, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Mae F. Lingo, 67, of Kailua-Kona died Saturday at home. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by husband John R. and sister Edith Gizzi. No services.
Eric S. MacLeod, 34, of Keaau, Hawaii, a tree trimmer, died last Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by parents Robert and Joanne; brother Brian, and sister Lisa Koeper. No services. Scattering of ashes.
Sotero A. Manaba, 82, of Kualapuu, Molokai died Friday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria; sons Joseph and Randy; daughters Mildred Hayes, Paulette Kortekaas and Joran Dudoit; brothers Cornelius and Theodoro Manaba and Tibong Ames; sisters Dionisia Guillermo, Marciana Jugas, Conchita Padayao and Juanita Gemino, 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Sophia Catholic Church in Kaunakakai, Molokai. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Kapaakea Cemetery.
Victor R. Monis, 88, formerly of Honolulu died Friday in Bremerton, Wash. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Aurea; children Leo, Aida, Efren, Manchie, Grace and Louie, and 12 grandchildren. Services held. Condolences suggested to 7895 NE Oxbow Ln., Bremerton, WA 98311 c/o Leo and Aida Monis.
Ronald C. Moniz, 59, of Kahului, a retired pipefitter/laborer, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Ronald C. Jr.; sister Myrtle Hafner; brothers Thomas, Wilbert, Harold, Robert, Leroy, Raymond and Anthony, and two grandsons. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Leis only.
Sabina P. Pablo, 76, of Waipahu died Oct. 22 in Waipahu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons William, Rudy, Dante and Alex; daughters Esperanza Corpuz, Lucrecia Gabriel and Erlinda Simbe; brothers Martin and Marcelino Pomeda; sisters Victoria Queja, Valentina Digap and Felipa Bernardez, 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Final services and burial in the Philippines at a later date.
Richard "Ricky" Pestana, 48, a master carpenter in Sacramento, Calif., died Oct. 16. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Cody; daughter Jackie; father Michael Jr.; sisters Yvonne Silva and Gerry Koenig, and brothers Dr. Randy and Norman. Private services.
Betty Jean Pruitt, 75, of Paia, Maui, died Sunday at home. She was born in Wartburg, Tenn. She is survived by companion Charles D. Allman, son Joseph, daughters Donna McCleary and Patricia Abel, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice of Maui.
Elmer J. Rodenhurst, 71, of Honolulu, a retired ground maintenance worker for Ogden Allied Aviation, died Oct. 22 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by friends and relatives. Gravesite services: 10 a.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.
Masaharu "Masa" Sakuda, 79, is survived by sister Shizue Ushijima. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.
Rose K. Sammons, 81, of Kailua-Kona, a retired preschool teacher at Waikahala School, died last Thursday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Delma Kay; brother Thomas Kawaihoa, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Monday at Kona Memorial Park. Burial to follow. Casual attire.
Toshio Tsuji, 77, of Pearl City, a retired firefighter for the federal government, died Oct. 21 in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Emiko "Amy"; son Derek S.; brother George A.; sisters Betty M. Tanaka and Janet M. Yoshii and a granddaughter. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ah Kai Yuen, 83, of Kailua, who retired from the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Friday in Honolulu. He also worked at Pacific Marine and Dillingham Shipyards. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by children Kahu and John Baldwin, Frank, Darleen, Gary and Shelly Yuen and Lurline and Al Degagne; sisters and brothers Barbara Tai, Violet Kaleiwahea, Harold and Gladys Yuen, Emile, Henry and Jewel Kaahanui and Piilani Chung, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.
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