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Florence Alfonso, 87, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a pantry worker at Kauai Surf Hotel, died Saturday at home. She was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Lewis Andrade and Rio, Donald, Stanley and Ronnie Dotario; daughter Joan Souza; caregivers Leah Scovel and Mona Dotario; brothers William, George and Alfred; sisters Victoria Silva and Gloria Rezentes; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Call after noon. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Lucy Ambrose, 89, of Kahului died Tuesday in Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by daughter Joan DeCambra, one grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Kevin Keoni Macabeo Barnachea, 23, of Ewa Beach, an enlisted man with the U.S. Army, died Saturday in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Romeo and Evangeline, companion Jennifer Anzai, brother Jason, sister Tiffany-Ann and grandparents Ciriaca Pascua and Felix and Eugenia Macabeo Sr. Services: 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Schofield Barracks Main Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Schofield Base Post Cemetery. Casual attire.
Apolonio "Paul" "Polly" Gumangan Espiritu, 92, of Wahiawa, retired from Wheeler NCO Club, died June 3. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Catalina, son Walter, adopted son Daniel and adopted daughter Judy. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
William "Bill" E. Evans Jr., 46, of Honolulu, a former firefighter for Waterbury, Conn., died Monday. He was born in El Paso, Texas. He is survived by son Geoffrey, parents William Sr. and Gloria Evans, brother David and sisters Sandra Holland and Deborah Pointer. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Life Foundation of Hawaii.
Judith Keiko Funakoshi, 55, of Honolulu, a city management analyst, died May 26. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ernie, sister Amy Umamoto and brothers Harry, Arthur, Edward and Richard Asato. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park.
Mary Maxine Hebrank, 80, of Honolulu, a retired California Retail Clerk's Union member, died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Blackwell, Okla. She is survived by sons William and Robert Samuel Jr., daughters Joyce McGarity and Janelle Ann Honer, brother Earl Vincent Duncan, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Elks B.P.O.E. Honolulu Lodge 616. Scattering of the ashes will follow in front of Elks Lodge.
Chiyome Honda, 93, of Haiku, Maui, died June 3 in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Stanley and Richard; daughters Julia Hiromoto, Harriet Itano, Kathryn Fujioka, Jean Takasawa, Carol Takase and Alice Oda; sisters Toyome Enomoto and Sally Yokoyama; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Chizuko Ogata Kage, 91, of Wailuku, a former proprietor of Queen's Dress Shop in Wailuku, died Monday at home. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughter Marjorie Tsuji, caregiver Denise Tanaka and four grandchildren. Celebration of life service: 3 p.m. Saturday at Iao Congregational Church. Inurnment service: 9 a.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Rosalie Lokalia Kaneshiro, 77, of Honolulu, died last Wednesday. She was born in Puukapu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Jack Y.; sons Rodney Romans, Newton Akiona and Dane Kaneshiro; daughter Brenda Orian; brothers Bert, Frank and Louis Tarpley; sisters Lei Pia and Momi Solomon; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Fauesala Lifa, 58, of Waipahu, a retired ironworker and Navy diver, died Thursday. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Ellen; son Joshua; daughters Heather and Tanya; brothers Tapai Lifa and Tanu Mamea; sisters Alefa Lifa, Vineta Wui and Florida Kesi; and one grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Charles Sadao Masuda, 77, of Pearl City, a retired United Airlines receiving clerk, died Thursday in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ethel, sons Lance and Brian, daughter Debra Miura, brothers Alan and James, and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Thomas Lindsey Kanakanu Meyers, 48, of Waianae, a labor union employee, died May 22. He was born in Nanakuli. He is survived by son Monic Kaapuni; father Thomas; stepmother Tammy; brothers Carl "Kalani," Bushrod, Arthur, Glenn and Ozzie; sisters Charmaine Meyers, Monalisa Long, Debbie Meyers and Trinidad Septimo; stepbrother Kelvin Ongory-Matsushima; and one grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at 2 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead. Casual or aloha attire.
Marvin John Pactol Sr., 61 of Waialua died June 4. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Sheila; sons Marvin Jr., David, Samuel, Robert and Matthew; mother Dorothy Chun; brothers Donald and Pedro; and sisters Charlene Terukina and Kathleen Smith. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Waialua United Church of Christ. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Adelia Ulumealani Sarita, 94, of Kaneohe, died Saturday in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by husband Trespolo "Bolo." Services: 10:15 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers.
Fusako Suga, 81, of Hilo died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. She had 11 grandchildren. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.
Leoncia "Lucy" Aplaca Sugai, 70, of Waialua, a waitress and homemaker, died June 3 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Thomas, Norman, Guy and Darren; daughters Lucille Mehio, Donna Lagapa, Elaine Greco, and Wendy and Bernadine Sugai; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Shizue Tasaka, 98, of Hilo, a homemaker, died Sunday in the Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Masaichi and Herb; daughters Sadie Tashima, Misao Yamane, Ayako Shioji and Kimie "Katie" Taise; brother Takeo Takayama; sister Shinobu Muramoto; 16 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Yoshie Ishibashi Yano, 84, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for Transamerica Occidental Insurance, died May 21 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Paula Bruce and Charlotte Chang, and sisters Yuri Ishibashi and Florence Kimura. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Makiki Christian Church. Casual attire.
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