Jack Nobuo Abe, 87, of Honolulu, a former gladiolus flower grower, died Tuesday. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Mae; son Ernest; daughters Frances Suzuki, Esther Shishido and Marian Kuroda; brothers Stanley and Bob; sisters Chie Takano and Carol Morita; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Harris United Methodist Church. Casual attire.
Lin Oi "Betty" Aihara, 76, of Pearl City, died Friday. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by son Alvin; daughter Gwen; brothers Calvin and Gary Chung; sisters Clara Takami, Edith Kakugawa and Loretta Adoca; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Mary Ann Barbosa, 65, of Wailuku, an employee for Hale Makua and the County of Maui, died last Thursday at home. She is also survived by daughters Beverly Shields and MayLing Barbosa-Pamat, and sister Sylvia Correia-Todd. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published yesterday.
Anthony Raymond Capuano, 79, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a storekeeper for Hawaii County, died Sept. 19 in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was also a retiree from the U.S. Marine Corps. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Betty Lou; sons Christopher Himan and Daniel Ireland; daughters Toni Lytton, Betty Ann, Wendy Leimoni Kamaka and Antoinette Leilani; and sisters Rosemarie Pisarski and Louise. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall, Honokaa. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.
Elenora "Lovey" Doo, 72, of Kailua, died Tuesday in Kailua. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Arthur "Sonny"; sons Kaui, Gordon and Francis; daughters Sandra "Titi" Johnson, Lavaina Huihui, Cindy Vasquez and Shirlene Oyadomari; brothers Bruce and Richard Jackson; sister Audrey Helenihi; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Hideo Goya, 79, of Hilo, died Sunday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mitsuko, sons Yoshihide and Wayne, daughters Doris Yamanoha and Nora, brothers Kazuo and Toshio, sisters Yasuko Tamayori and Tsuruko Kina, and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Ayako Howe, 72, of Honolulu, died last Thursday in Honolulu. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Victor, sons Grant and Robert, daughter June Sandrich, brothers Takao and Hiroo Sawa, sister Masako Mukoda and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Rissho Kosei-Kai Hawaii Kyokai.
Gordon Manabu Ishii, 84, of Hilo, former owner of No-D-Lay Top Shop, died Sunday at home. He was also a retired employee of NAPA Auto Parts. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane; sons Gordon Jr., Lon and Ronne; daughter Mona Victorino; brother Hakaru; sisters Beatrice Shinkai, Margaret Ouchi and Yaeko Shimazu; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Gathering Place, Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Harry Rudy Ku Kalua, 55, of Stockton, Calif., a mechanic, died Tuesday in Stockton. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by children Harry Jr., Priscilla Kalua Perez, Aliiloa Jon Jon and Mokehana Garamallo; siblings Ruby Wilhelm, May Duduiot, Blossom Rankin, Sterling, Sindi, Laverne Walker, Lenore Griffin, Doradeen, Delshon Kalaiwaa and Simeon; and five grandchildren. Services on the mainland.
Valerie Lokelani Kalulu, 30, of Waialua, died Sept. 18. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by father Willard; mother Kathleen; brothers Willard Jr., Warner, John Pu and Norman Allen; and sisters Vanessa, Valdene, Diane Quilinderino and Ernestine Allen. Services: noon Saturday at Haleiwa Beach Park. Casual attire.
Jessie Aiko Kato, 74, of Waipahu, a retired employee for Los Angeles Credit Union, died Sept. 19. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sisters Sachiko Furukawa and Jean Tanaka; and brothers Susumu, Edwin and Clifford, and Paul and George Matsumoto. Private services. No flowers or monetary offerings.
Kazumi Kobayashi, 70, of Kahului, a retired administrator for Maui Community Correctional Center, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Harue, sons Gary and Alan, daughter Michele Shimabuku, sister Sherrill Hamasaki and five grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. Private burial at a later date.
Phyllis Ann "Lis Ann" Kaikilani Ku, 30, of Kona, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kona. She is survived by mother Peggy, sisters Tammy and Tracy, and brother Eddie Jr. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kona Gospel Chapel, Kupuna Place, Kealakekua, Kona. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Marjorie Chan Loui, 84, of Honolulu, died Friday. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She is survived by husband Owen; sons Peter, Timothy and Paul; daughters Jacqueline, Elizabeth Tom and Katherine Akamine; brothers Edward and Daniel Chan; and five grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or Hospice Hawaii.
Consorcia Amby Riel, 69, of Lanai City, died Tuesday in Lanai Community Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Marcelo; sons Victor, Pastor, Nestor, Isaias, Ronald, Daniel and Samson; daughters Gloria Choo, Rebecca Murakami, Marciana Verba and Laura Espinoza; parents Vicenta and Cornelio Amby; brothers Paul, Franklin, Leo, Cornelio Jr., Melanio, Valerio, Abraham and Bruno Amby; sisters Florencia Villamor and Victoria Cabiles; and 15 grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at ILWU Union Hall. Call 2-3:30 p.m.
Charles Shuichi Tanaka, 86, of Honolulu, a salesman for Paradise Beverages, died last Thursday. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Alice Tamae, son Dennis S., daughters Carol M. Furutani and Audrey Y. Tokushige, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert Yutaka Takahashi, 80, of Hilo, a retired public accountant, died Saturday at home. He is also survived by wife Takeyo. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.
Tomoyo Takamatsu, 93, of Honolulu, a retired cafeteria cook for Kalihi Kai Elementary School, died Sunday. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by sons William "Bill" and Richard, daughters Bertha Hong and Pearl Kurihara, 18 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Josephine Marie Theiss, 92, of Honolulu, a retired cafeteria manager at the Hale Koa Hotel, died Sunday in Leahi Hospital. She is also survived by brother John Montanaro. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.
Jack Chong Wong, 82, of Honolulu, a retired pharmacist, died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice L.; sons Lester G.L., Jason G.F. and Gary G.N.; daughters Sharon W. Kazama and Ramona W. Tasaki; brothers Alfred, Harry, Lawrence and Gordon; sisters Amy Chan, Nellie Chang and Catherine Chan; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Satoru "Dennis" Yamada, 72, of Honolulu, a retired aircraft mechanic for United Airlines, died Aug. 15 in Thailand. He was born in Kihei, Maui. He is survived by brothers Teichi, Kiyoshi and Kazuto; and sister Misao Ujimori. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
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