Toshio "Muggsy" Ando, 76, of Ewa Beach, a retired carpenter, died Wednesday. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Kurtis and Wesley; daughter Jocelyn Valdez; brother Masahiro; sisters Kiyono Imaoka, Gladys, Marian Sato and Fumie Miyashiro; and one grandson. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Janice Catherine Baker, 60, of Aiea, a retired marketing director, died Wednesday. She was born in Essex, England. She is survived by son Mark Saffell; daughter Trudy Lovejoy; mother Catherine H.; sister Jean Oxley; brothers Tony, Mike and Barry; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Marina K. Bermundo, 76, of Kailua, died Aug. 5 in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Juan C.; sons Val, Bernard, and Christopher Kiyabu; stepdaughters Bella Kope and Jeannette Browning; brother Virgilio "Sonny" Romua; sisters Leonora Saulibio and Virginia Arzadon. Graveside services: noon Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Francisco Bidayo Sr., 63, of Honolulu, a farmer, died July 20 in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Francisco Jr. and Lito; daughter Agrifina Diguc; brother Crispino; and six grandchildren. Private services.
Jeffrey Austin Davis, 45, of Keaau, Hawaii, a cashier and advisor for a health food store, died July 24 in the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Modesto, Calif. He is survived by parents Vernon and Ann Davis and sister Vicki Scott. Services: 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Puna Seventh-day Adventist Church, 18th and Kaloli streets in Hawaiian Paradise Park. Private ceremony to scatter ashes. Casual attire.
Thomas "Tom" De Laura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard supervisor and retired professor at Honolulu Community College, died Monday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Peggie L.; sons Allen D., Mel R., Glenn T., Gilbert L., Michael A. and Richard; daughter Darlene Delima; sister Cecilia Garlasa; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:45 a.m. tomorrow at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Nancy C. Fowler, 80, of Kailua, a retired state economist, died Wednesday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Newton, Mass. She is survived by husband Gordon R. Sr.; son Gordon R. Jr.; daughters Nancy "Pualani" Coble, Betty "Kainani" Andrade and Diane Kuulei Eisele; and seven grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at the Central Union Church Atherton Chapel. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society Hawaii Chapter.
Aarron Ty Gonzales, 23, of Wailuku, Maui, a Powercycles mechanic/salesperson, died Thursday in Wailuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Andras "Andy" and Joni; brother Marcus; sisters Vanda and Candice; grandparents Jackie Rodriguez, Peter and Lilly Gonzales, Suyetomo "Bull" and Lynn Toyama; and companion Wynne Sanchez. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Lei only.
Yasuko Higa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor of People's Lunchwagon, died Monday in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Doris Victorino and Carol; brother John Tamanaha; sisters Gladys Kaneshiro and Florence Tamanaha; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Virginia Kanani Kam, 63, of Honolulu, a retired credit union manager, died Monday in the Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph Sr.; son Joseph Jr.; daughters Corinne Pokipala and Louise Mahealani; sisters Veronica Chung, Barbara Jean Kaili and Hattie Joy Markham; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Richard Joseph Kutylo, 49, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a plumber and U.S. Air Force veteran, died Aug. 5 in the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by companion Kathy Studer; daughter Amy; mother Ethel; brother Stephen; and hanai sister Debbie Simpson. Services: 5 p.m. today at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 3 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Pohoiki Beach. Casual attire.
Rosalia "Rose" Shizuru Laude, 81, of Mililani, died Tuesday. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by son Jack Shizuru Jr.; daughters Ramona Ricaporhall, Susan Shizuru and Nola DeVincent; sister Justine Riley; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Elsie Mae Morgenstein, 77, of Honolulu, one of the original Ala Moana J.C. Penney employees, died Tuesday. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Irwin Jr., Robert, Richard Sr., Armand and Jeffrey; sister Betty Lou Ah Quin; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal service: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Lynn Nakagawa, 44, of Makawao, a housekeeper, died Thursday in the Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Frankfort, Ky. She is survived by mother Jan Davis; sons Jed and Lucas Downey, and Josh; daughter Liann; sisters Rahna Grubb, Robin Jones, and Lisa Green; grandmother Glessner Salchli; and one granddaughter. Private services.
Frayon Fusae Nihei, 69, of Pukalani, a Maui Land and Pine cannery worker, died yesterday in the Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by husband Takeji Nihei; sons Gordon and Lloyd; brothers Shigeo, George and Torao Wakayama; and sister Thelma Okuda. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.
Bernard Ortiz, 83, of Waianae, retired from the Naval Air Station, died Aug. 4. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Francisca; sons Gregory and Leroy; brothers John, Clarence, William and Ricardo; sisters Margaret Kahalewai, Rose Torres, Clara Sanchez and Shirley Colón; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Wake: 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Rita Church. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at the church. Call after 8:15 a.m. Committal service: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Pete Peterson, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Hotel and Restaurant Supply salesman, died Aug. 1 in the Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in North Bend, Ore. He is survived by sisters Viva Stack and Cori Houston. Private services.
Lourdes Silva Sabado, 83, of Kaimuki, a retired tailor for Andrade, The Body Shop, Hollywood Custom Tailor and Ross Sutherland, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehab Centre. She was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Rose Timbresa and Carmen McDonald and six grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
David Oliver Salas, 49, of Hilo, a cane truck driver for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died Wednesday in the Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Linda Rud; son Thomas Silva; daughters Jolie, Jaime and Tracie; parents Martin "Lindo" Jr. and Josephine; brothers Edward, Patrick and Richard; sisters Geraldine Ancheta, Flora Santos and LouWanda; and two grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Isaiah Ikaikalani Punohu Silva, infant son of Edward and Cathy, died Tuesday in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Chelsey, Tiffany and Chablis; grandparents Francis and Chris Perreira and Ricardo and Valerie Silva-Newcomb; and great-grandmother Loretta Chang. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Hisato "Hisa" Umemoto, 74, of Waimanalo, a proprietor of Kahuluu Valley Nursery, died Friday at home. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ethel; sons Darryl and Nelson; daughters Wendy Raquel and Dawn Oh; brothers Tetsuichi, Tamotsu, Takaichi "Joe" and Wayne; sisters Fujie "Edna" and Michie Tokuuke, Kinue Yamaki, Evelyn Tsubakihara, Mona Takeshita and Ellen Kobayashi; and seven grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Congregational Church. Call after 5 p.m.
The Reverend Chishun Michiyo Nakamura Uyenoyama, 81, of Torrance, Calif., a Buddhist minister, died May 10 in Torrance, Calif.She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by son Delta; daughters Maude Okamura and June; sisters Lynette Blain, Lillie Nakamura and Violet Mizutari; brother Clyde Nakamura; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 1 p.m. Aloha attire.
Katherine Lim Yamamoto, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Kekaha Elementary School teacher, died July 26 in the Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. Private services held. Donations suggested to The Arcadia Memorial Irrevocable Trust, 1434 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822.
Gladys "Tiny" Kum Tong Young, 70, of Nordland, Wash., a homemaker, died Aug. 3. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Suzan Tipton and Heidi Young Chen and four grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 11 a.m.
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