Ronald Hano "Boy" Awaa, 43, of Kawaihae, Hawaii, a Diamond Head Hearing Impaired of Honolulu employee, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Hannah, brothers Reginald and Randall, sisters Roxanne Mauga and Rhoda Awaa-Kong, hanai brother Gary Souza and hanai sister Dorothy Souza. Services: 10:30 a.m. today at Imiola Congregational Church in Waimea. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Waimea County Cemetery. Casual attire.
Ann Leinaala Kealoha Baker, 55, of Kaneohe, a retired State of Illinois employee, died Nov. 22. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel, son Brian, daughter Tricia, father Benjamin Limahai Sr., brother Benjamin Limahai Jr. and sister Blossom Rohus. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Doris Louise Campbell, 78, of Kaneohe, died Nov. 5 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Indiana. She is survived by sons Barry and Michael Campbell. Private services.
Rosalyn Leona Ululani DelaCruz, 49, of Waianae, died Monday. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother John Ambrose. Services: noon Sunday at Lualualei Beach Park Middle Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary Thursday.
Elsie Shandry Doctorello, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Kaneohe State Hospital nurse's aide, died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Donna Marie Evans, Phyllis Iona, E. Pat Hosea and Rosemary "Rose" Kaopuiki; brothers Hubert and Maurice Griep; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Jessie Banister Espiritu, 74, of Snohomish, Wash., and formerly of Honolulu, a Marine Corps Exchange food service worker, died Tuesday in Washington. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Orlando, sons Charles and Joseph, daughter Judith Gaillard, brothers James and Eugene Bannister, sisters Jenielee Madrazo and BessieMae Arcibal, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples.
Frank A. Guth, 106, of Kailua, a retired Army Air Corps lieutenant colonel and Seattle Police Department administrator, died Nov. 19. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by daughter Barbara Ipson, stepdaughter Pat Goessling, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Lucas Palencia Gutierrez, 82, of California, formerly of Honolulu, died Wednesday in the Center for Aging in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by sons David and Michael; daughters Suzanne Schultz, Dorothy Cordova and Vivian; brother Max Rodriguez; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services at a later date. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published yesterday.
Gilbert Hamora, 66, of Aiea, a retired Matson Navigation Co. Straddle truck operator, died Nov. 21. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Valerie Ann; sons Garret Ota and Byron; daughters Dawn and Corrie Ota; mother Rose; brothers James, Daniel, and William; and sister Rosemarie Tribble. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Katsumi Hirata, 70, of Waipahu, a retired businessman, died last Tuesday. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Geraldine; sons Stacey, Greigh and Hugh Hirata; daughter Candace Tonokawa; brothers Mamoru and Richard; sisters Thelma Fasone and Beatrice Hoshino; and nine grandchildren. Private services.
James Brent Hunter, 87, of Waipahu, a retired U.S. Army officer and Pearl Harbor base security officer, died Nov. 16. He was born in Kingston, Tenn. He was also a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. He is survived by wife Kimiko, sons Gerry and John, daughters Linda Kawana and Gail Esperago, and seven grandchildren. Private services.
Cecelia May Husted, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Columbia School District of Michigan school teacher, died Tuesday at home. She was born in Lake Linden, Mich. She is survived by sons Harry R. Jr. and Stephen A., daughter Joan L., three grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Arc In Hawaii, 3989 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu 96816.
Samuel Kalanipo'o Kailieha Sr., 62, of Hauula, a Honolulu Airport Marriott Host bartender, died last Saturday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Inez; sons Samuel Jr. and Daniel; daughters Wanda, Brenda, Susanna and Kaui; brother Benjamin Jr.; 19 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. Friday. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Linda Kimoto, 52, of Huntington Beach, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Nov. 10 in California. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edwin, son Steven, daughters Renee and Christine, mother Florence Lau and sister Kathy Lau. Private services.
Sandra Katsuko Onishi, 47, of Honolulu, a U.S. Department of Agriculture Plan Protection Quarantine Station secretary, died Monday in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James H., son David, brother Robert Yoshioka and sisters Molly Fujishige and Lei Kai. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Blessing Lihue Palimo'o, 19, of Kapolei, a graduate of Glen Mills High School in Pennsylvania, died Wednesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Joseph Sr. and Tala Glenister; grandparents Leonard and Amu'u Mokulehua; brothers Joseph Jr., Lawrence Glenister, and Wyatt and Harland Tau; sisters Joelene Cruz, Felila Moega, Gertrude "Kat" Maugatai, Francis and Ann Margaret Glenister and Danisha. Services: 7 p.m. at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Ronald Anthony Sevilla, 64, of Aiea, died Nov. 14 in Aloha Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Holualoa, Maui. He is survived by wife Leila, daughter Lani "Angel," brother Victor and sister Lucille Gallarde. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Church in Aiea. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Joseph Herbert Watt, 79, of Honolulu, a pest control worker and World War II Royal Air Force serviceman, died Monday. He was born in Hartelpool, England. He is survived by wife Joyce, daughters Jaqueline Carr and Debbie, two grandchildren, one great-grandchild and special companion Lee Heu. Private services.
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