Claudio Feliciano Alejandro, 90, of Honolulu, died July 12 at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Flora; son George; daughters Florence Guillermo, Ella Alejandro and Loretta Crivello; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery.
Johnette Uilani Ane, 51, of Kailua, a homemaker, died July 27 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert "Bobby"; sons Alika and Lopaka; daughter Kaleolani; brothers John, Alfred and Colin Inferrera; sisters Camille Ano, Charlene Nobriga and Joanne Inferrera; and one grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Anne Hager Callahan, 93, of Honolulu, a retired executive secretary, died July 29. She was born in New Jersey. She is survived by daughter Caryl and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Margaret S. Carreira, 91, of Kaneohe, formerly of Kalihi, died Thursday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph, sons Rodney and Melvin, sister Madeline Cabral, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Kam Hon Chang, 93, of Honolulu, a retired compositor at the Hawaii Newspaper Agency, died Wednesday in St. Francis Hospice-Nuuanu. He was born in China. He is survived by sons Herbert K.Y., Albert K.K. and Robert K.Y.; daughter Marilyn B.Y. Ching; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were private.
Jeanette Tsuruko Gornichec, 74, of Honolulu, owner of Modern Pet Center, died Friday at home. She was born in Lahaina, Maui. She is survived by sons Frank J. and Robert J. Jr.; daughter Antoinette "Toni" Roy; sisters Elsie Uyehara, Ann Tanouye and Evelyn Kam; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Donald Ralph Kahele, 57, of Waianae, died Tuesday at Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Fredricka M., daughter Sharimonique U., mother Phoebe G., brothers Stanley T. Jr. and Ronald D. Kalama, and sisters Sharlean U. Kahele-Ice and Danielle R. Kahele-Reubel. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Kay Kikue Kohatsu, 69, of Honolulu, a retired office clerk for Honolulu Memorial Park, died July 27. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Rikichi, son Masayoshi Shinzato, daughters Ritsuko Seta and Etsuko Shinzato, mother Take Azama, brothers and sisters, and two grandchildren. Services were private.
Tagumpay "Ruben" Piedad Mata, 71, of Pearl City, a retired logistic management specialist at FTSCPAC Detachment, Pearl Harbor, and chief store keeper, died July 28. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lynn; daughters Ruby Mata-Viti, Melani Mata-Carias and Gail Arakaki; brothers Tahimik and Payapa; sister Ligaya Reyes; and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Carl Tomoaki Muroda, 71, of Honolulu, president of Muroda and Associates Inc., died July 27. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Helen A.; son Grant S.; daughters Sandy A. Muroda, Adrienne T. Muroda and Jayna S. Etrata; sisters Lillian T. Hasegawa, Reginia S. Hakoda, June U. Hanabusa, Marguerite C. Nobuhara and Nancy S. Nakashima; and six grandchildren. Services were private.
Ralph Akira Shota, 59, of Honolulu, a retired painter at Kaneohe Marine Base, died Thursday. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Bernice F., brother Ira K. and sister Karen T. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nget Sim Wong, 89, of Honolulu, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by son John C.K.; daughters Wai Jing Wong, Josephine W.Y. Lam, Agnes Cheung and Maria Graham; sister Mariane Chang; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:45 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
Lai Ying Yu, 65, of Honolulu, died Friday in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived husband Yiu; son Patrick; daughters Susan Yu, Cindy Yu Kennedy and Judy Yu; brother Kong Cheng; sister Kam T. Lee; and one grandchild. Taoist services: 9 a.m. to noon Thursday. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment.
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