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Clara Dolly Doss Victorino Ah Sing, 79, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired nurse's aide for the former Hilo Hospital's extended care division, died Tuesday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Piihonua, Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Fred "Hogan" Jr. and Kenneth Victorino; daughters Sandi Anthony, Dorothy Akau and Phyllis Oliva; stepdaughter Shirley Ann Thomas; stepsons Kaleo and Alfred Ah Sing Jr.; 13 grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 12 step-great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Tad "Fats" Deroy Akutagawa, 53, of Waimanalo, an RHS Lee Construction heavy equipment operator, died April 12 in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by sons Noven and Jonathan; daughter Karliy-Ann "Bully"; mother Katherine "Kitty"; brothers Dietrich, William "Billy" and Myron; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Auwaiolimu Ward, 1931 Lusitana St. Call after 6 p.m.
Cathy Mae Bolivar, 52, of Waihee, Maui, a former drug counselor in California, died April 11 at home. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by husband Angel F., sons Raymundo S. Bolivar and Kevin Zettner, and mother Norma Bartley. Private services.
Emily "Mutzy" Lorraine Cassidy, 85, of Keauhou, Kona and Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired beautician, died Wednesday in the Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. She is survived by sons John and Jim Moraski and Patrick Cassidy; daughter Patricia Ashford; and six grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Kailua. Call after 6:30 p.m. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.
Robert Koon Hung Chang, 91, of Honolulu, a retired machinist for the federal government, died March 20 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Kam Yuk Chang Lee. Private services.
Gerald "Jerry" R. Elzinga, 72, of Aiea, retired chief petty officer of the USS Greenfish, died Tuesday in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Hammond, Ind. He is survived by wife Emiko, son Clifford Nishikawa, sister Kathleen Carlson, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Call after 9:15 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Teodorico "Teddy" Castro Gamboa, 66, of Lahaina, a retired Hyatt Regency Maui security officer and U.S. Navy truck driver, died Wednesday in Reno, Nev. He was born in Santa Rita, Olongapo City, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Flordelis Flores Gamboa; sons Jeric and Dennis; daughters Jeana Gamboa-Lee, Belinda Huliganga and Cristeta Tabladillo; and 17 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Shizuka Harada, 98, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died April 7 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by sons William, James and Lawrence; daughters Ruth Yoshioka, May Takimoto, Florence Okano and Jane Harada; brothers Iwao and Yoshio Fujita; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Nathalie I. Hibbard, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Honolulu. She was born in California. She is survived by husband Henry C. Jr., daughter Sharon Kauhi and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Call after 9:30 a.m.
Frances Mikiko Ishikawa, 86, of Honolulu, a housewife, died last Sunday at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Paul, Glen and Art; brothers Robert and Lawrence Yokoyama; sisters Doris Tominaga, Daisy Iwamoto and Ruth Maeda; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Hannah Kim Lee, 94, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died March 29 in Honolulu. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Spencer and Harvey, daughters Carol Fong and Joyce Yamauchi, brother Karpsu Kim, sister Betty Takashima, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
Roy Kolomona Nakihei Sr., 55, of Everett, Wash., formerly of Kaneohe, a retired Kaneohe Marine Corps Air Station painter and professional musician, died Tuesday in Everett, Wash. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by wife Jayde; sons Roy "Juna" Jr., Yancey and Levye; daughters Tammie Carvalho and Jayde "Kinohi" and Rhoda Nakihei; brother Robert; sisters the Rev. Marilyn Solatorio, Albertine "Lani" Naki, Victoria "Hana" Hoffman and Nancy and Beatrice "Nani" Nakihei; and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Friday at the cemetery.
Demetrio "Demmy" Usabal Rabanal, 92, of Waipahu, a retired Kaneohe Marine Base Barber Shop barber, died March 29 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Ballesteros, Cagayan, the Philippines. He is survived by daughter Tina Brown, a brother, two sisters and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
James Seiko Taba, 68, of Honolulu, a city maintenance worker, died April 11 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Seisaburo, Seishin and Seiso; and sisters Ellen Matsumoto, Fusae Takara and Lillian Chinen. Private services.
Leonard Lee Loy Tan, 60, of Kailua-Kona, a Terminix salesman and inspector, died Tuesday in Phoenix. He was also a former U.S. Army medic and part-owner of Kona Pest Control. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Margaret, sons Robert and James, daughter Erin Fraboni, mother Solidad, sister Leonetta Moniz, grandmother Sikiela Rodrigues and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kona Baptist Church on Kuakini Highway 11 in Puuloa, Kona. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Burial: 4 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Kiyono N. Tanioka, 100, of Pahoa, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu and Los Angeles, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Horace and Stanley; daughters Grace Ikeda, Bernice Tanioka and Jane Hieda; brother Katsuichi Nitta; sister Asayo Mori; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.
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