Richard D. Ackerman, 85, of Honolulu, who retired from the U.S. Navy, died June 2 in Honolulu. He was also a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and small business owner. He was born in Patterson, N.J. He is survived by wife Wanda; stepsons James and Mike Anderson; stepdaughter Kathy Wood; sisters Alice Shoebal and Helen Ackerman; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Marcela B. Acoba, 77, of Wailuku died Friday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Rafael P.; son Glenn; sisters Milla Rosa Ganal, Inocencia Ganibi, Tinay and Elizabeth Ballesteros and Felicidad Espiritu; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Norman's Chapel. Call from 5 to 8 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Maui Evangelical Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Salvador Rizo Aquino, 47, of Kapolei, a drafting engineer at Engineering Surveyor of Hawaii, died Sunday. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Evangeline "Eva"; daughter Stephanie; son John Salvy; mother Gloria Aquino-Walters; sisters Ampy Cruz, Beth Roble and Siony Aquino; and brother Joseph. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Pikake flowers only.
Marjorie Yin Chong, 96, of Honolulu died May 24 in Honolulu. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers William and Herbert; and sisters Mildred Lau, Lillian Pardee and Mabel Ching. Private services.
Ressley "Lamont" Dabbs Jr., 53, a retired master sergeant in the U.S. Army and worked for the Departments of Immigrations and Defense, died Saturday in Kaneohe. He was born in Parson, Tenn. He is survived by wife Vernamay "Iwalani"; sons Lamont "Toshi," Joaquin and Ressley III; daughters Angela, Anita and Chivas; hanai daughter Noelle Burningham; brother Cecil; and sisters Tina and Maxine Dabbs and Christine Harmon. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Harriet Kuuleialoha Fernandez, 90, of Kaneohe, who retired from Waikiki Circle Hotel, died June 5 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Joseph and Theodore Rodrigues, Nicholas Hottendorf and Dennis Fernandez; daughter Maydell Pontecorvo; sisters Alice Nemetz, Lucy Sette and Rita Elkin; 32 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Logan Nainoa Fujimoto, 18, of Honolulu died Saturday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Clyde H.; mother Gaye C.; sister Melissa K.; and grandmothers Sally F. Fujimoto and Miriam W. Chun. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at the Church of the Holy Nativity. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Nicholas Raymond James Gagne, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired construction engineer, died Thursday. He was born in Dubuque, Iowa. He is survived by daughter Virginia Estocado; sons Joseph, Walter and James; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Brenda Glasgow, 67, of Kekaha, Kauai, died Saturday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Indiana. She is survived by husband Duane; stepson Duane Jr.; stepdaughter Vicky Domingo; brothers Larry and Michael Shinkel; sisters Rosemary Danbury and Rita La Belle; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Tetsuo Hamamoto, 83, of Kahului, a retired superintendent with Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co., died Thursday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Tonayo; son Stan; daughter Aileen Carter; sister Misao Ota; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Walter Wataru Ideta, 93, of Honolulu is also survived by daughter May Ross. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published Monday.
Katsuji "Kats" Kojima, 78, of Waipahu died Friday. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife May; sons Wayne and Milton; daughter Geraldine Orimoto; brothers Kenji, Shoji and Nanao; sisters Kimiyo Yokono and Frances Sato; and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Frank Wohilani Kupau, 58, of Honolulu, chief executive officer of Na Kokua Ministry, died Friday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ann; sons Eric, Frank Jr. and Orrin; daughters Lisa and Alexis "Nani"; brother Soloman; sister Nani Hulu; and six grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Kaumakapili Church. Call after 10 a.m. Memorial services: noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Sophia Catholic Church on Molokai. Burial at a later date. Casual attire.
Mary "Malia" Pacheco Lindsey, 72, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired cook at the Hawaii Preparatory Academy cafeteria, died Saturday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Allen H.N.; daughters Allison Mayeda, Almarie "Blondie" Stothers, Aletha "Pee Wee" Lindsey-Barkley and Almyra "Pumpkin" Asing; sister Betsy Nakamura; brother Joseph Pacheco Jr.; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea Ward. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Waimea Mormon Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Eunice K. McDougall, 71, of Hilo, a self-employed care giver, died last Wednesday in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dougal; daughters Joshlynn Keahi, Mary "Perry" Pereira, Scotlee McDougall and Tutabelle Ojeda; brothers Moses Kapukui and Solomon D. Kaiwaihoa; sister Victoria Lani Speare; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Colin Takashi Morimoto, 47, of Honolulu, vice president of Standard Capital Group, died June 3 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gayle; children Erin "Hi'ilei," Erica "Leialoha" and Chase "Keali'i"; parents Stanley and Kimie; and sister Beryl. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Harris United Methodist Church. Call after 2 p.m.
James Takashi Niimoto, 66, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter for Stateline Cabinet Shop, died June 3. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Thomas F.; and sisters Grace Y. Hidano, Violet S. Niimoto and Nancy N. Nakagawa. Private services.
Paul Eiji Nishimura, 72, of Honolulu, owner of Mid-Pac Auto Body Inc. and Ali'i Lani Industries, died Saturday. He was born in Kukuiula, Kauai. He is survived by wife Junko S.; daughter Sheri Mano; sons Michael and Steven Isono; mother Yoshi; brothers Gerrick, Yukitsugu, Yoshitsugu and Robert; sisters Tsugie Kadota, Helen Ebesu, Sara Imamura, Reiko Iga and Kay Inouye; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment of ashes: 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.
Janet Bo Jun Oh, 79, of Pearl City died Friday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael and Myron; daughter Myra; sisters Clara and Frances Au and Connie Kekuna; care giver Tommie Lynn Castillo; and four grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Hatsuno Omiya, 98, of Pearl City died May 20 at home. She was born in Miyagi, Japan. She is survived by sons Kazuo, Shoichi, Henry, Richard, Clarence and Charles; daughters Edna Mukai, Lily Venables and Jean Nohara; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Pearl City. Casual attire. No flowers.
Barbara Faye Orta, 52, of Ewa Beach died Thursday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Lisa F., Larry L. and Trina; brother Bruce M. Augusto; sisters Carol A. Field and Jeanette M. Hope; and a grandchild. Mass: 1 p.m. Saturday at the Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Call after 12:45 p.m. Graveside services: Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Perlita Anin Piano, 46, of Kahului, Maui, a housekeeper at Kaanapali Alii, died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Abra, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Elpidio Jr.; mother Dionicia Pagal; and brother Ernesto Pagal. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial in the Philippines.
Marion Delores Poslusny, 87, of Kailua, a retired secretary and wife of the late Harold Poslusny, died May 29 in Kailua. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by sons Harold Jr. and Warren; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Edna Humiko Simonsen, 79, of Lahaina, a retired breakfast cook for the Royal Lahaina Hotel, died last Wednesday in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Puukolii, Lahaina. She is survived by son Dale; brothers Dyke, Katsuji, Richard and Herbert Kondo; sisters Toshiko Kunishige and Yukie Morisaki; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Dr. Thomas Edward Smuck, 80, who served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II, died June 2 in Hilo Medical Center. He was also a retired professor of history at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He is survived by care giver Vickie Howell; stepson Chris Ford; and brothers Jack Smuck and Monte Rush. Private services.
Thelma Souza, 73, of Honolulu, a resident manager for Vineyard Apartments, died May 29. She was also past bartendress for Ricebowl, Honey's, Biggie's Nut Shell and Liquor Store, 11th Frame, Arc's End, Kealoha's, Lauhala Room, Ross's Spare Room and Jay's Corner Bar. She is survived by son Patrick; daughters Susan Moore, Debora Viernes and Iwalani Souza; sister Alice Pollack; brothers Henry, Alfred, William, John Jr. and Richard Pundyke; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Libbie Olivia Spencer, 72, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired van aide for Laupahoehoe Transportation Co., died Sunday in Hale Ho'ola Hamakua. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Norman; daughters Carilyne Cosma, Minerva Kanuha, Doreen Kaluhimoku, Charlotte Dela Cerna, Harriet Martines Jr., Faith Alameida and Millicent Himalaya; 25 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Door of Faith Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Waimea County Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Cecilia Priscilla "Hosino" Townsley, 73, of Wahiawa died Thursday in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. She is survived by husband Ronald; children Wendell, Clayton, Frances, Mercy and Kenneth Faria, Bernadette Benavides and Lila Filo; sisters Mona Wilson, Margie Rivera, Juanita Gomes, Alice Cruz and Hazel Rodrigues; 23 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Tung Kwai Wong, 101, of Honolulu died June 1 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John S.O., Edward S.D. and Robert S.U.; daughters Lily L.O. Ing, Janet N.H. Lee and Nancy Y.N. Chun; brother Melvin W.H. Yuen; sisters Nellie Akana and Muriel Chung; 18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Mac Ichimatsu Yazawa, 82, of Honolulu, a retired restaurant manager for Cha Cha Tei, died June 4 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janet F.; son Carl H.; daughter Susan S. Yamasaki; brother James Y.; sisters Kiyoko and Fumiko Yoneda; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
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