Martina "Tinay" D. Abad, 53, of Ewa Beach died Sept. 9. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by parents Marciano and Victoria; sisters Violeta Antonio and Silveria Aparecio; and brothers Antonio, Constante and Walter. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Lanette Laura Acasia, 35, of Wahiawa, died Sept. 2. She was born in Kapahulu. She is survived by son VanDean, mother Davelyn, brother Eric, sisters Regina and Cozette Acasia Saunoa; and grandmother Helen Rodrigues. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Casual attire.
Waldermar Frank Edward Bechert, 91, of Honolulu, died Sept. 18 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Carl, nieces and nephews. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Lucia "Lucy" Musa Buno, 80, of Aiea, a retired school teacher for Nanaikapono Elementary School, died Sept. 14. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Edward; daughters Cora, Teresa Clark and Lory; sister Salvacion Musa; and three grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Stephanie M.K. Chun, 75, of Honolulu, a retired inventory analyst for GTE Hawaiian Tel, died Thursday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Warren, brothers James and Clinton Chock, and sisters Rose Young and Marianne Lum. Services: 10:15 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.
Rodrigo Aurelliano Duldulao, 76, of Wahiawa, a retired carpenter, died Sept. 14 in Ewa Beach. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juanita, sister Pacita Cabbab, brothers Orlino and Jaime Bareng and 13 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Alice Franco, 80, of Wailuku died Friday in Hale Makua. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sister Evelyn Gonsalves; niece and guardian Teddy Gonsalves; and numerous nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.
Mitchell Gaspar, also known as "Ko'o," "Henry," "Johnny," and "Eddie Joe," of Captain Cook, Kona, Hawaii, a supervisor for Hokuia Construction Co., died Sept. 17 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Napoopoo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Joanna "Jo" L.; sons Mitchell, Earl and Warren; hanai sons Ted, Tom Parker, and Henry and Clarence Kahananui; daughter Leona Grace; hanai daughter Valerie Hashimoto; father Joseph K.; brothers Albert "Nini" and Lionel; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Kahikolu Congregational Church, Napoopoo. Call 6-10 p.m. Call 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Urn burial to follow at the church cemetery.
Yeikichi Gibo, 85, of Kahului, a retired irrigator at Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co., died Sept. 14 at home. He was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; sons Roy and Edward; daughters Rachel Yamamoto and Edith Shimabukuro; brothers Eizo, Shinichi and David; sister Elsie O. Almeida; and eight grandchildren. Private services.
Akio Hayashida, 73, of Hilo, a retired house painter for AFL-CIO, died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Japan. He is survived by wife Umeyo Sumi, sons Wendell and Tad, brothers Nobuyoshi and Akiyoshi, and sister Kazuko Yamaguchi. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 4 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Thursday at Homelani Memorial Park, Japanese Garden Hasu section. Aloha attire.
Edwin "Eddie" Tetsuo Ito, 55, of Kailua, an aircraft dispatcher for Aloha Airlines, died Thursday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eileen, daughter Allison, son Alan, mother Hanayo, brother Walter, and sisters Sonoe Watanabe and Dorothy Suzuki. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Shawnte "Keala" Efhan Jaquias, 23, of Lihue, a mechanic for Sears Auto Repair Shop, died Saturday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was also a banquet employee for the Kauai Marriott Hotel. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by parents Bernie "Efhan" and Harlan Nakae; father Marcelino Jr.; brother Kaipo; sisters Jodelle and Deslynn; grandparents Mercy and Sancho Efhan, Beatrice Nakae and Liwanag; and great-grandparents Mary Jamito and Sion Blasco. Call 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Cremation service: 5 p.m. Friday at Kalapaki Beach where her brother will take the ashes out on his surf board for scattering. Casual attire.
Annie Lulu Poepoe Kini, 94, of Honolulu, died Sept. 15. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bobby, Edwin, Thomas, Edward and Samuel; daughters Lila Medeiros, Harriet Paishon, Leinani Young and Pualani Amaral; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Rev. Joseph Koanui, 69, of Waimanalo, a minister for "Sign of the Prophet Jonah" Church in Waimanalo, died yesterday. He is survived by wife Joy Jacobs; sons Robert Damien and Joseph Jr.; daughters Joslyn Braddock, Kristal Kaahea, Stacie, Jamie, Moana Ivester and Luana; brother Samuel; sisters Maile Kanahele, Violet Alfapado and Blosson Choy; 24 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 1:15 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Fructosa Manguroban Magusara, 71, of Waianae, died Aug. 31 in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Jacinto; sons Mark, Osias and Adonicam; daughters Rose Lacuesta and Asionita Harness; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.
Alfonso Frank Mesa, 50, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman, died Sunday at home. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by companion Feline Sampley; sons Alfonso Pancho Paco Hanalei and Ned-Ace Kimo; daughter Ronnie-Chevyl Lokilani Kuuipo Destein; mother Lupe T.; brothers William, John, Chris, James and Larry; and stepbrothers Bob "Jingles," Larry, Joseph, Tom and Ernie Alcarez. Services: 3 p.m. tomorrow in Pohiki Bay in Puna. Lei and loose petals welcome.
Mary Kaualoku Nawai, 64, of Waimea, Kauai, died Thursday at home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Robert K., Albert L. and Hilgard O. Kaialau; and sisters Matilda Warlenten, Elizabeth Freitas and Otilia Kauhaha. Call 10 a.m. Wednesday at Waimea Foreign Church. Casual or aloha attire.
Momi Ogata, 98, of Honolulu, died Sept. 10. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Edward Y., Arthur T., Paul K. and Raymond M.; daughter Jane S. Tom; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Lotoalofa Papu, 58, of Fagatogo, American Samoa, died last Tuesday. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Vaiese; sons Kauilo, Lotoalofa Jr., Frank, Tuvale, Fitu and Allen; daughters Mataotama Uti, Henrietta Olo and Vaifale; brothers Fitu and Falefuafua Tafaoa; sisters Soama Siaumau, Vaifale Ilasa, Linda Dole and Elizabeth Faatoafe; and 14 grandchildren. Wake: 4 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call 4-7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Andres Dela Cueva Revilla Jr., 70, of Waipahu, died Sept. 13. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Fe; sons Alexander and Ferdinand; daughters Luzceleste Morga, Analyn and Noemi Revilla; brothers Ramon, Rosauro, Agusto, Edgardo and Primitivo; sisters Elisa, Cecilia and Emerita Sacluti; and seven grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Casual attire.
Leland Eugene Simon, 45, of Honolulu, died Sept. 1 in Honolulu. He was born at Tachikawa Air Force Base, Japan. He is survived by son Sean; parents Benedict and Frances; and brothers Kevin, Gary and Brian. Private services.
Abel "Ham" Soares, 77, of Nanakuli, a retired tour company bus driver, died Sept. 11. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Abel Jr.; daughters Kathleen, Esther Kaiue, Christina Roberts and Margaret Copp; brother George; sisters Thelma Liu and Helen Lausterer; and 15 grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Liliuokalani Church, Haleiwa. Call after 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Hazel Catherine Houghtailing Stone, 89, of Pearl City, a retired matron for the Honolulu Jail, died Saturday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Vernon and George G. Jr.; daughters Aileen DeSantos, Raenette Ing and Donna Burdine; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Doris Sugano, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Sept. 18 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Russell and Albert, nieces, nephews, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Tsugio Takaki, 81, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Sept. 12 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dennis, Glenn, Dexter and Michael; sister Tsuneko Kurosu; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Harold "Tats" Teruo Tatsuno, 87, of Palolo, a retired salesman for Melim Service/General Tire & Rubber Co., died Sept. 12 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellowis; daughter Lois Nakakura; brother Shigeru; sisters Aiko, Emiko Okura and Evelyn Poentis; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Tamayo Uyeda, 97, of Hilo, co-owner and operator of Uyeda Country Store, died Sept. 17 in the Life Care Center. She was also a seamstress. She was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Joyce Wright, sister Eleanor Kiyoko Fujiwara and a grandchild. Private services.
Mike N. Watson, 77, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired auto salesman for George Olsen Cadillac, died Sept. 14 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Washington. He is survived by wife Noel, sons Micahel and Mark and four grandchildren. Private services.
Mary Manalo Williams, 87, of Honolulu, a retired sales clerk for Liberty House, died Wednesday. She is also survived by brother Fred Manalo. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Sunday.
Marcia Loramack Wolfer, 80, of Kihei, Maui, a retired speech pathologist with the San Diego State Teachers Union, died Sept. 16 at home. She was born in Texas. She is survived by daughter Lita Wergers; brothers Theron, Willis and Robert Hawkins; sister Sister Mary Hawkins; granddaughter and care giver Lisa Tsutsumi; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Richard M. Yoshioka, 60, of Koloa, Kauai, a deliverer and salesperson for Hawaii Baking Co., died Sunday at home. He was born in Koloa. He is survived by daughters Richelle and Danielle; brothers Charles, Mizuo, Saburo and Lindsay; and sisters Kay Higa and Claudia Nakamura. Services: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Koloa Hongwanji. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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