Henry Hok Kee Chong, 72, of Honolulu, a retired federal government employee, died July 24 in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by cousins. Graveside services: 8:45 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Albert Masahiro Higashi, 63, of Honolulu, a retired systems services manager for the University of Hawaii Information Technology Services, died Wednesday. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Dorothy, sons Derek and Marc, brother Glenn and sisters Mildred Kawaguchi and Linda Imoto. Services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Raymond Say Hong Kam, 88, of Honolulu, owner of Alicia's Market, died Tuesday. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Alicia; daughters Cynthia Kam Mori, Laureen Kam Chu, Kareen Kam Mau, Raynette Kam Dang and June Kam Chow; son Leonard; sisters Chin Mui Kam Cha and Fun Mei Kam Lao; and 13 grandchildren. Taoist Services: 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Shizuyo Kaneyoshi, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Tropicana Sportswear seamstress, died July 24. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by daughters Rose Muramoto, Doris Hosaka and Beatrice Terada; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Judith Elaine Krueger, 57, of Mililani died July 29 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by husband William C., son Blake E., daughter Deborah S., brother Albert Hasson and two grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick's Church, 1124 7th Ave. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Harold Dat Wo Liu, 86, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Post Office clerk, died July 27 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lani Ewart and Wanda Jong, brother Richard S.C. and four grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Yoshiko Matsumoto, 94, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired Kukuiolono Store clerk, died Saturday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Kazumi, daughters Mildred Miyahara and Violet Burgess, brother Kenji Doi, sisters Lillian Yamada and Emi Schaefer, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Koloa Hongwanji YBA Hall. Casual attire.
Everard Thomas Mitchell, 90, of Honolulu, a retired federal government employee, died Aug. 4 at home. He was born in Liberal, Kan. He is survived by wife Balbina, son Everard, daughters Veronica Souza and Susan Tannarome, brother Howard, sister Geraldine Wolf, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services held.
Yukio "Kojac" Naito, 87, of Honolulu, a retired State of Hawaii Department of Health inspector, died June 20 in Cleveland. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Elsie, son Dr. Herbert, daughter Loretta Kagawa and one grandchild. Private services.
Herman August Sampson Jr., 76, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village employee, died July 30 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Nancy C. Sakuma, Edna J. Kamaile and Winifred C. Agua. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. at St. John the Baptist, Omilo Lane. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Visitacion Coloma Sarmiento, 58, of Honolulu, a Del Monte packer, died July 21 in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Ulpiano, parents Demetrio and Cirila Coloma, stepdaughters Kathy Leano and Mary Jane Serrano, brother Teofilo Coloma and sister Clementina Baguio. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Edward Elias Sigler, 91, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Thematic Advertising Production executive, died Friday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in New York City. He is survived by wife Mildred M., daughter Sandra Giacobello and a grandchild. Private services.
Martin Weirlangt, 45, of Honolulu, a Pacific Resources for Education and Learning science specialist, died July 31 in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Pohnpei. He is survived by wife Beauty; sons Henry, Kenmoore, Albert and Vincente; daughters Kuuipo and Arline; father Higino; brother Ernie; sisters Sayoko Sigrah, Judy Sohl and Ester Abrahm. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Central Union Church. Call after 5 p.m. No flowers.
Walter Koon Jick Wong, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard warehouse supervisor and former St. Louis High School basketball coach and athletic director, died Wednesday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Walter K., Melvin and Jonathan; daughter Sheila Wong-Flynn; sister Gladys Dutro; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the park's cemetery. Aloha attire.
Mamoru "Roy" Yutaka, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired Firestone Tire Co. employee, died Wednesday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waihee, Maui. He is survived by sons Paul Yoshikawa, Douglas Freitas and Michael; daughters Diana Taylor, Jeanette Kauluwehi, Sharon Lennon, Laurie Wilson and Stephanie Harris; 21 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
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