Thomas M. Ayson, 60, of Mililani, owner of Hawaii Systems Engineering, died Wednesday in Mililani. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Carol, daughter Beth Routhier, son Paul, sisters Joyce Marino and Marilyn DuVernet, brother Richard and three grandchildren. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society or Hospice Hawaii.
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Robert Larfeuil "Bob" Barrel, 76, of Kailua, a retired national parks director, died Wednesday in Kailua. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by wife Emajoy, son Rob and daughter Susan Edwards. Memorial services: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples. Reception: Mid-Pacific Country Club. Aloha attire.
Dr. Dana Blancaflor Calderon-Smith, 47, of Hilo, a psychiatrist for the state, died May 3 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Steve C. Smith, sisters Cecilia B. Calderon-Yudt and Mercedes C. Salvania, and brothers Rudolpho B. and Romeo B. Calderon. Memorial services: 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at Limuhuli O Makana Estate, 58320 Hukio Hwy., Hanalei, Hawaii, 826-6431. Aloha attire.
Edward Y. Fujii, 82, of Honolulu died Wednesday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Toyono; sons Darrel, Milton and Frank; daughters Janice Williams and JoAnne Takamiyashiro; brothers Harry and Gordon; sister Mildred Matsunaga and seven grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.
Eugenie Choi Higuchi, 69, of Wahiawa died Sunday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Anne C. Dixon; sisters MaryAnn Choy, Evelyn Shon and Barbara Takashige; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Masako Hirata Hiranaka, 81, of Wahiawa, Kauai, a radio announcer with KTOH Radio Station, died last Friday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by brother Dick S. Hirata. Private services.
Tadashi Kawata, 76, of Honolulu, a retired technician representative for the federal government, died Sunday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rose O., sons Wesley and Jon, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Tony Kim, 86, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance foreman with the Honolulu Zoo, died April 1 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kihei. He is survived by wife Margaret, sons Wilfred and Patrick Kong, daughters Cynthia Brundage and Carolyne Kong, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services held.
Misao Kondo, 97, of Honolulu died May 1 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard and daughter Edith C. Private services.
Ludovico Corpuz Lapitan, 66, of Honolulu, who retired from Leahi Hospital, died last Friday. He was born in Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dina; sons Amelito and Arden; daughters Amy Portugal and Alodie Tummina; brothers Pete, Herman and Maximo; sister Marcie and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Cosme Abaya Lumanlan, 94, of Hilo, a retired cultivation supervisor for the former Hawaiian Agriculture Co., died Sunday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Celerine E.; sons Herman, Gary, Glenn and Paul; daughters Melissa Marques, Nancy Kaneshiro, Vanessa Madriaga, Donna Kekoa and Margo Takata; hanai daughter Marge Burns; 28 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.
Wilfred Maeda, 69, of Kailua-Kona, a retired fish cutter with Flying Seafood, died April 23 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Miles, daughter Manda, mother Chiyoko, brother Hubert and sisters Alice Uyehara, Phyllis Goya, Janet Chinen, Karen Nakamatsu and Kathleen Lee. Memorial services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Honokohau Harbor Point. Casual attire. No flowers. For more information, call 325-6186.
Gilbert Yoshio Masuda, 86, of Wahiawa, who retired from Meadow Gold Dairies, died Sunday. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Mildred; son Gary; daughters Gladys Tsujimura, Gertrude De Guzman and Gail Dean; brothers Robert and Toshiaki; sisters Janet Tenno and Doris Arita; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel.
Jay Jitsuo "Jute" Miyagawa, 85, of Aiea, a retired fiscal officer with the state Department of Transportation, Harbors Division, died Sunday. He was born in Pakala, Kauai. He is survived by wife Florence "Fujiko," sons Raymond and Alvin, sisters Amy Morisawa and Peggy Takeuchi, and two granddaughters. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dannygriggs "Danny" Mariano Padayao, 46, of Kaneohe, a police officer with the Honolulu Police Department, died April 30. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Donna Borengasser; daughters Claire, Alyson and Nikki; mother Cecilia Plekavic; stepmother Conchita; sisters Gigi Macion, Nani Fernandez, Brenda Krepek, Nettie Palumbo, Leinaala Damon and Debbie Stevenson; brothers Nino and Todd Plekavic and Blake Tokushige; hanai brothers Louis and Adrian Patayon; and hanai sisters Candy Souza and Susanna Calica. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Rosaline Sardinha, 86, of Wailuku, formerly of Kahului, died Wednesday in Hale Makua. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Valentine; sons Louis "Sonny," Rodney, Thomas and Stanley; daughters Rosaline Joaquin, Nancy Gutto and Catherine Nishida; 21 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Norman's Chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Alejandro Siena Seguritan, 83, of Honolulu died April 27. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Luana; sons Eddie, Terry and Alejandro Jr.; brother Paul and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.
Evelyn Asae Shimazu, 88, of Hilo, a retired sales clerk of a Waikiki department store, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by daughter Adela Hara, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 1:30 p.m. Inurnment: Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Aloha attire.
Zenyei Taira, 85, of Mililani, a retired carpenter, died Sunday in Wahiawa Skilled Nursing Facility. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Kameko, sons Kenneth T. and Richard M., sisters Kana Nakayama and Otoyo Kikuyama, and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Felomeno Ventic, also known as "Phil" or "Sonny," 72, of Honolulu, a retired electrician at Barbers Point Naval Air Station Public Works Center, died May 2 in Kailua. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by daughters Mavis Kanaeholo and Francine Dancey, brothers Leonard and Jude, sister Mary Valdez and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. next Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Lloyd Byron Westerlund, 55, of Honolulu, a regional manager with TV Guide Magazine, died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Minnesota. He is survived by wife Midori and sister Corine LaFave. Private inurnment.
Lucinda "Frances" White-McRoberts, 63, of Waianae is survived by sisters Sally Gelfo-Moore and Lorraine Manandik, and five grandchildren. The mortuary gave incorrect information for an obituary Saturday.
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