Magdalina Salviejo Adsuara, 67, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died March 14 in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Joseph; sons Joseph Jr., Wayde, Dave and Bradley; sister Libbie Racelo and five grandchildren. Services: 12:30 Thursday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Luciano E. "Augie" Agustin Jr., 62, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired Grayline Hawaii tour bus driver, died Monday in the North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Luciano III and William, Warren, Jed and Duane Cariaga; daughter Lynette Kalani; brothers William, Abraham, and Adam; sisters Mabel Pai, Florence Gacayan, Loretta Carpio, Berlinda Toson, Filomina Gacula, and Estrella Nacnac and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Veterans Cemetery #2 in Hilo. Casual attire.
Patricia Suzzette Blankenship, 51, of Honolulu, a co-owner of Pat & Rose Cleaning Service, died March 16 at home. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by companion K. C. Govens; sisters Clara Kelley, Peggy Knight and Emaline Berry. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Peace for Holiness Church, 98-277 Kamehameha Highway in Aiea.
Ernesto Pablo Blas, 60, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a former teacher in the Philippines and at Honokaa High School, died March 16 in the North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Laoag City, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Marcelina; sons Ermar Gacula, Ernesto Jr., Erolito and Ernelle; daughter Erleen Joy; sister Josefa Manuel and one grandchild. Visitation: From 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Honokaa County Cemetery.
Julius Russell Cades, 97, of Honolulu, an attorney, died Feb. 9 at home and Charlotte McLean Cades, 96, of Honolulu, a dancer and long-time supporter of the arts, died Feb. 15 at home. He was born in Philadelphia and she was born in San Francisco. The couple is survived by sons Ian McLean Cooke and Russell and five grandchildren. He is also survived by brother Daniel and sisters Zelda David, Libby Levenson and Lillian Waldman. Services: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Pacific Club. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Contemporary Museum, the Honolulu Academy of Arts or the Cades Foundation.
Ruth "Ruthie" Doris Cardoza, 45, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died March 19. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Norbert; daughters Rayna J. and Aja M.; parents Manuel and Esperanza Abero; brothers Benny Pias and Melvin, Michael and Clifford Abero; sisters Michelle Quisano and Charlene Alvarez and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.
Mabel Garcia Chun, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died March 15. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Paul Jr., and a grandson. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu East Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Raymond Joseph DeVito, 82, of Kihei, Maui, a retired U.S. Navy pilot, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Long Island, N.Y. He is survived by sons Christopher and Gregory, sister Rena Brincat, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services held. Donations suggested to the Maui United Way.
Thomas Mitsuo Fukutomi, 82, of Pearl City, a retired Travelers Insurance Company agent, died March 4 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Satsuki, daughters Myrna E. Chang and Karen M. Asao, brothers Tamotsu and Seiya and three grandchildren. Private services held.
Ruben Cayanan Gatus, 77, of Waipahu, died Feb. 25 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Felix, Ruben Jr., Alfredo and Romel; daughters Victoria G. Ravago and Linda; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services pending.
Macario Gomes, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Beretania Tennis Club caretaker, died Thursday in St. Francis Hospice Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by son Fedran, daughters Mary Jane Macgill and Pauline Iwane, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Pascual Belmonte Guevara, 84, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Puna Sugar Co. garage attendant, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Juanita; daughters Deanna, Pauline Pader and Marlene Lewis; brothers Daniel, Abraham and Abednigo; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary chapel in Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo. Casual attire.
Mitsuye Nakaoka Ichiki, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Tori Richard Ltd. seamstress, died March 12 in the Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Carol Chow, 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grand- children. Private services held.
Victoriano Suliva Nicolas, 74, of Honolulu, a former teacher, died March 11 in St. Francis Liliha. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Avelina; sons Abel, Samuel, Samson, Dan, Nahum and Nestor; daughters Rebecca, Ester, Miriam, Nancy and Debora; brothers Efipanio and Jose; sisters Gregoria Tomas and Flaviana and 27 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday. Private interment.
Elizabeth "Aunty Lizzy" Kapeka Lukela Perez, 73, of Waianae, a former waitress, died March 12 in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph and Robert; daughters Kathy Wilson, Iwalani and Roberta; brother Joseph Lukela III; sister Caroline Lee; caregivers Gary and Lei Collins; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Thursday at Puka Pants Beach. Casual attire.
Rodney Henry Rapozo, 59, of Kaneohe, a City & County of Honolulu mason, died March 7 in Kailua. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Claudette; daughters Kacie Aurio, Jacqueline, Ronda, Kyra, and Jkae; brother Vernon; sister Stephanie Stone and a granddaughter. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at His Highest Praise in Kailua. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. Call Claudette or Ronda at 247-4999 for more information.
William J. Rumbos, 79, of Honolulu, a self-employed electronics repairman, died March 5 in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by daughter Beverly Jaynes, sister Hazel Nordquist and a grandson. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl).
Alice Elizabeth Shelly, 66, of Honolulu, a building construction industry specification writer, died March 10 at home. She was born in Roseville, Ohio. She is survived by mother Lois and brothers James and John. Services: 3:30 p.m. Saturday on the M/S American Dream Boat at Kewalo Basin. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Friends of the Natatorium or the Delta Zeta Scholarship Fund.
Ah Chong Zane, 82, of Wailuku, a retired University of Hawaii professor, died Tuesday in the Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Edna; son Andrew; daughter Penelope Mailou; brothers Warren and Oscar; sisters Yun Chun Tenn, Betty Henrickson, and Ah Moi Okamoto; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services held.
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