Albert Takeo Teruya / Businessman
Belle Brown Adams, 83, of Honolulu died June 26 at home. She was born in Arkansas. She is survived by husband George M. Committal services: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Lily Alba Alicuben, 93, of Hilo, formerly of Papaikou, Hawaii, a homemaker, died last Monday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Jacky, Donald and Conrad; daughter Stephanie Ibarra; brother Albert Alba; sister Angeline Gueco; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.
Agnes Kachi Araki, 102, of Honolulu died Tuesday at home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Stephen, Francis, Paul, Thomas, Edward, Januarius and James; daughters Sister Mary Josephine and Christina Ponton; 24 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick's Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Tomeko Kodani, 95, of Hilo, a homemaker, died July 1 in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Teruo and Kenneth E., daughter Doris Motoda, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Diego Cabatoan Labajo, 90, of Honolulu died Thursday in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Peter Tinao and Joseph, Francis, John, Matthew and Leonard Labajo; daughters Mary Jane Sabate and Mary Nelson; 31 grandchildren; and 43 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Louise Minerva McCoy, 76, of Kailua died Tuesday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Roseville, Ohio. She is survived by daughter Deborah Baran; sons Kim J., Ricky A. and Scott K.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church, 1004 Kailua Road. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers.
William Albert Merryman, 68, of Kapolei, a retired U.S. Navy serviceman and Hawaii state quartermaster, Veterans of Foreign Wars, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Augusta "Jan"; son Keith Kealii; daughters Mahealani Merryman, Rosalie Johnson, Wanda Craig and Leikula Carr; sister Alice Buwalda; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Amabel Piilehua Meyer, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Sky Chef food preparer, died Tuesday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Annabell Amian and Diane Tateno; brothers Dennis Naauao and Andrew and Bert Vega; sister Janet Vega; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Frank Jenichi Miyashiro, 89, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died July 12 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Niulii, North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Karyl Doi and Sheila Bride, brothers Takeichi and Tsuneyoshi, sister Mitsue "Margaret" Iraha, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Call after 8:30 a.m.
Pansy Keonaona Mumper, 79, of Kailua, a retired M's Ranch House waitress, died June 23 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert and Barry; daughter Annette; brothers William and Henry Mahi; sisters Beatrice Barboza, Bernice Ferreira and Joyce Geraldine; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Jean Leialohakuhiwalani Oneha, 69, of Waipahu died July 13 in Castle Medical Center in Kailua. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Max; sons Raymond Dela Cruz and Dallas and Roscoe Swain; daughters Charlette Pakele, Dorian "Lei" Dela Cruz, Lorna Kalei and April DeGuchi; stepsons Harry and Max Oneha Jr. and Charles Hassard; stepdaughters Maxine Prudencio, Abby Heanu, Rose Kapunui and Marylou Hassard; sisters Julia Dixon, Mildred Pereira, Anita Aquino and Cecelia Farias; brothers Mariano "Kahea" and Fred DeBusca; 28 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
David Mark Shena, infant son of Rosanna Mamone and Michael Sehna, of Puna, Hawaii, died July 11 in Hilo Medical Center. He is also survived by sister Shaundra Sehna-Tolentino, paternal grandparents Mark and Madeline Sehna, maternal grandparents Tony and Harriet Mamone, and paternal great-grandparents William and Mildred Subica. Private services. Memorial gifts and condolences may be mailed to: P.O. Box 569, Keaau, HI 96749.
Colette Lei Suzuki, 37, of Aiea, a trainer and coordinator for Kaiser Medical Center's human resource department, died Wednesday in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Alvin and Elaine, brothers Beau and Brandon, sister Kelly Suzuki-Shreve and paternal grandmother Toyoko. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Timoteo Edoria Tagud, 95, of Ewa Beach, a retired Town Construction Co. employee, died July 7 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Simplicia and daughter Corazon Dacquigan. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial: 9:45 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Takako Takaki, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Fashions by Hino seamstress, died July 9 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Kenso, brothers Howard and Tom Takamori, sisters Betsy Ebina and Caroline Sano, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Henry Kenji Togami, 73, of Aiea, a retired painter foreman for Fujikawa Painting, died July 9 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alan, Burt and Craig; mother Masaki; brothers James and George; and sisters Violet Uemura, Helen Fujimoto and Mitsue Abe. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
James Hiroshi Watanabe, 77, of Aiea, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran and a Hawaiian Telephone Company supervisor, died Tuesday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by daughters Esta Bozie-Watanabe, Jean Katsuda and Cindy Watanabe; sisters Kazume Okuda, Dorothy Misue Yap and Jean Masae Ishimoto; brothers Tamotsu and Albert Yasuto; and two grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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